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Level of detail blurring and 3D model data selection
A set of nodes for rendering a 3D model using a set of camera parameters based on at least a threshold error value may be selected. Each node corresponds to a...
Enhancing resolution of single images
A computing device can capture an image using a camera of the device. The computing device can also determine or receive an image property (i.e., information...
Trajectory detection and analysis in sporting events
It is provided a method for conveying data on a flying object in a scene. The method including capturing video frames of the scene by video cameras to get video...
Incorporating video meta-data in 3D models
A moving object tracked within a field of view environment of a two-dimensional data feed of a calibrated video camera is represented by a three-dimensional...
Method for the real-time-capable, computer-assisted analysis of an image
sequence containing a variable pose
The invention relates to a method for the real-time-capable, computer-assisted analysis of an image sequence of an object consisting of elements that can be...
System and method for filtering data captured by a 3D camera
In an exemplary embodiment, a system includes a three-dimensional camera and a processor. The processor is operable to access a first portion of visual data...
Alignment of visible light sources based on thermal images
Various techniques are disclosed for providing systems for providing alignment guide information to selectively direct a visible light source to substantially...
Local image enhancement for text recognition
Various embodiments enable regions of text to be identified in an image captured by a camera of a computing device for preprocessing before being analyzed by a...
Method and device for checking the visibility of a camera for surroundings
of an automobile
A method for checking the visibility of a camera for surroundings of an automobile is proposed which includes receiving a camera image and a step of dividing...
Bundle adjustment based on image capture intervals
Methods, systems, and computer program products are provided for determining camera parameters and three dimensional locations of features from a plurality of...
Method for encoding information in illumination patterns
A method for retrieving information encoded in a structured illumination pattern including selecting an encoded structured illumination pattern having a...
Masking module for a video surveillance system, method for masking
selected objects, and computer program
In addition to the clear advantages of video monitoring systems for securing monitoring regions and optionally for following suspicious objects, there is the...
Mobile robot and simultaneous localization and map building method thereof
A simultaneous localization and map building method of a mobile robot including an omni-directional camera. The method includes acquiring an omni-directional...
Systems and methods for hands free inspection
Systems and methods for inspecting a device are disclosed. The method includes arranging the device in a known position relative to a plurality of movable...
Device and system for providing a visual representation of product
contents within a package
A method and an associated system for providing on a wireless communication device an image representing contents of a package, the method comprising the steps...
Gesture input device and method for controlling gesture input device
A gesture input device that controls a control device on the basis of a gesture action of a user has a gesture detecting unit that detects a gesture from an...
Information processor, information processing method and program
Disclosed herein is an information processor including, a storage section configured to store data representing the appearance features of a target device and...
Single camera for stereoscopic 3-D capture
A stereoscopic 3-D imaging apparatus has a camera and a wedged optical component attachable to the front of the camera. The wedged optical component is...
Controlled video camera stabilizer
The present invention discloses a stabilizing apparatus for a camera. The apparatus may comprise a mount supporting a camera; a support coupled to said mount...
According to the present invention, there is provided a bracket for a camera device. The camera device comprises a wall mount, an arm extending from the wall...
Protective enclosure assembly
A protective enclosure assembly for housing a wildlife surveillance camera includes a housing positionable proximate a stanchion. The housing has a camera...
Display integrated camera
The experience of a user of a computing device for tasks such as videoconferencing and video chat can be improved by integrating a camera in a display screen of...
Orientation variable polarization
A polarization device can comprise a layer of liquid crystal material and a polarizing layer. The layer of liquid crystal material can be sandwiched between two...
SPIM microscope with a sequential light sheet
A SPIM-microscope (Selective Plane Imaging Microscopy) having a y-direction illumination light source and a z-direction detection light camera. An x-scanner...
Vehicle mirror assembly
An exterior vehicle mirror assembly includes a base, a mirror housing and a camera housing. The base has a mounting portion configured to attach to an exterior...
Light-emitting element driving apparatus, control method of the same,
optical encoder, and camera
A light-emitting element driving apparatus comprising a light-emitting element, a driving unit including a control terminal for driving the light-emitting...
Adjusting assembly for a lens of a camera
An adjusting assembly for a lens of a camera has a hollow housing with a mounting portion, at least one driving ring mounted around the lens, at least one...
Illumination light shaping for a depth camera
Various embodiments of a time-of-flight (TOF) depth camera and methods for projecting illumination light into an image environment are disclosed. One example...
System and method for automated optical inspection of industrial gas
turbines and other power generation machinery
Internal components of power generation machinery, such as gas and steam turbines are inspected with an optical camera inspection system that is capable of...
Detection system and inspection method for bottle seam and embossing
A system for detecting features on a container wall includes an optical assembly comprising a camera, and an illuminating unit having light sources arranged on...
Compact wide-field fluorescent imaging on a mobile device
Wide-field fluorescent imaging on a mobile device having a camera is accomplished with a compact, light-weight and inexpensive optical components that are...
System and method of determining map coordinates from images
Systems and methods provide approximations of latitude and longitude coordinates of objects, for example a business, in street level images. The images may be...
Ground-based camera surveying and guiding method for aircraft landing and
unmanned aerial vehicle recovery
A ground-based videometrics guiding method for aircraft landing or unmanned aerial vehicles recovery is provided. The method comprised the following steps:...
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