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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...
Systems and methods for generating a virtual camera viewpoint for an image
A color image and a depth image of a live video are received. A user is extracted from the information of the color image and the depth image. Spurious depth...
Generating computer models of 3D objects
Generating computer models of 3D objects is described. In one example, depth images of an object captured by a substantially static depth camera are used to...
Personal audio/visual system providing allergy awareness
A system provides a recommendation of food items to a user based on nutritional preferences of the user, using a head-mounted display device (HMDD) worn by the...
Image processor, image processing method, control program and recording
An image processor is provided, the image processor including a general-purpose classifier that detects a predetermined large classification target; and a...
Identifying regions of text to merge in a natural image or video frame
In several aspects of described embodiments, an electronic device and method use a camera to capture an image or a frame of video of an environment outside the...
Systems and methods for the creation, transmission and storage of
information and subsequent retrieval by a user
Systems and methods for the creation, transmission and storage of information related to a specific person, animal, place or object and subsequent retrieval of...
Systems and methods for providing mobile browser access to mobile device
A content handler application that may be provided on a mobile device to provide extensions to a web based application. The content handler may provide the web...
Object occlusion to initiate a visual search
Methods and devices for initiating a search of an object are disclosed. In one embodiment, a method is disclosed that includes receiving video data recorded by...
Visual laser touchpad for mobile telephone and method
Portable electronic communication equipment, e.g., a mobile phone, includes a projector that is integrated into the mobile phone to project images, a camera...
System and method for manipulating user interface by 2D camera
A method for manipulating a user interface by a 2D camera within a vehicle includes: receiving a captured image of a passenger and a captured image of the...
Motion tracking user interface
A method to transition focus of a display corresponding to an object's motion tracked by a video camera or like device is disclosed. In one implementation, the...
Remote control of projection and camera system
A device includes a projection and camera system to create an augmented reality environment in which images are projected onto a scene and user movement within...
Extendible L-plate for camera equipment
A two-piece extendable L-plate provides clearance between a camera and a quick-release receiver securing the camera to a support permitting a camera having...
Video camera motion stabilizing device
A stabilizer apparatus for use with video devices that provides smooth video images. The stabilizer device comprises a gimbal system operably attached to a...
Conversion adaptor apparatus and interchangeable lens system
A conversion adapter apparatus is provided that connects a camera body and an interchangeable lens. The conversion adapter apparatus includes a camera body side...
Wide-area aerial camera systems
A system for capturing aerial images, the system comprising at least one camera unit, the camera unit comprising at least one overview camera, a plurality of...
Optical instrument, and control method for optical instrument
An optical instrument comprising a focusing lens provided inside a lens barrel, a ring member that is arranged to rotate with respect to a lens barrel, and to...