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Robotic picking of parts from a parts holding bin
A robot system (10) for picking parts (41) from a bin (40) uses the image from one or more cameras (38) to determine if the robot gripper (24) has picked one...
Diamond sorting system
A diamond sorting system comprising a diamond source for supplying one or more diamonds to be graded by a vision system having one or more cameras arranged to...
Multi-mode internal imaging
The invention described herein provides systems and methods for multi-modal imaging with light and a second form of imaging. Light imaging involves the capture...
Methods and systems for content processing
Disclosed are technologies are useful in enabling a smart phone to respond to a user's environment, e.g., so it can serve as an intuitive hearing and seeing...
Touch sensitive screen information apparatus that includes close proximity
or near distance radio frequency...
A touch sensitive screen mobile information apparatus having a wireless communication unit for wireless device discovery is herein disclosed. Close proximity...
An optical viewfinder is configured to be attached to a camera body with an interchangeable lens. The optical viewfinder includes: a Keplerian viewfinder...
Video recording apparatus and camera recorder
A video recording apparatus preferentially transmits important video data, while reducing user's operational burdens. An operating section receives operation...
Methods, apparatuses and computer-readable media for creating a spatial bookmark are provided. A method includes performing an action at a near location which...
Automatic adjustment of images using a homography
Techniques and apparatus for automatic upright adjustment of digital images. An automatic upright adjustment technique is described that may provide an...
Generating an image presegmented into regions of interest and regions of
A camera system (10) is provided for generating an image presegmented into regions (106a-b) of interest and of no interest, having an evaluation unit (20) which...
Image processing device, image processing method and recording medium for
combining image data using depth and...
To enhance the accuracy of the search of a corresponding point in a plurality of sheets of images photographed by a camera array and to acquire more pieces of...
Tomography system based on Cerenkov luminescence
A tomography system based on Cerenkov tomography, comprising: a detector of Cerenkov fluorescence for acquiring optical plane images; a structural imaging...
Method and system for ascertaining the position and orientation of a
camera relative to a real object
The invention relates to a method for ascertaining the position and orientation of a camera (11) relative to a real object (12) for use in merging a virtual...
Vision system for vehicle
A vehicular vision system includes a forward facing camera at a windshield of a vehicle with a forward field of view through the vehicle windshield. The camera...
Method for detecting a target in stereoscopic images by learning and
statistical classification on the basis of...
A method for the detection of a target present in at least two images of the same scene acquired simultaneously by different cameras comprises, under...
Automatic depth camera aiming
Automatic depth camera aiming is provided by a method which includes receiving from the depth camera one or more observed depth images of a scene. The method...
Video camera tracking system based on geoposition data feedback
The present invention discloses systems for tracking objects. A system in accordance with the present invention comprises a positioning mechanism, a camera,...
Shared secret arrangements and optical data transfer
Digital data is optically broadcast through an environment by controllably switching the brightness or chrominance of LED solid state lamps, or of other...
Five-piece optical lens system
A five-piece optical lens system comprises, in order from the object side to the image side: a first lens element with a negative refractive power having a...
Optical lens assembly for image pickup
An optical lens assembly for image pickup, sequentially arranged from an object side to an image side along the optical axis, comprising: the first lens element...
Image processing apparatus and method for three-dimensional objects
An image processing apparatus includes an exposure glass on which an original is to be placed; a scanner cover to openably cover the exposure glass from above,...
Automatic measurement of dimensional data with a laser tracker
Measuring with a system having retroreflector targets and a laser tracker includes storing a list of coordinates for three targets and at least one added point;...
Cosmetic blending machine for foundation, concealer, tinted moisturizer,
primer, skin care products, nail...
A colorimeter, webcam, camera, spectrophotometer, scanner or other instrument measures the color composition and conditions and texture of a person's body part...
Determining true surface color from multiple camera images providing
conflicting color information
A set of images of an object are captured from a set of lenses positioned at different angles. A common point is determined, which has a color value that...
Device and method for measuring luminescence
An optical device for measuring luminescence includes a pulse generator for generating a periodic modulation signal having rectangular pulses, a pulse duration...
Selectively attachable and removable optical systems for mobile devices
Some embodiments disclosed herein relate to an optical system having multiple (e.g., two or more) optical components attached to a retainer portion, and the...
Mobile terminal device having camera system
The present invention is a camera system which is usable with a mobile terminal. The camera system includes a lens module and at least one mechanism for...
Camera module with EMI shield
A compact camera module has an EMI housing configured to shield camera module components from electromagnetic interference and having defined therein a...
Lens-interchangeable camera system, lens data transmission method and lens
data acquisition program
A lens-interchangeable camera system includes: an interchangeable lens unit storing lens characteristic data corresponding to parameters of lenses in a discrete...
Imaging device and method of controlling the same
A document camera has an automatic focus function, and performs the automatic focus process for automatically adjusting the focus lens to the focal position in...
Portable device, photographing method, and program for setting a target
region and performing an image...
An information processing apparatus that includes a camera unit that captures image data; a display unit that displays the image data captured by the camera...
Camera system for adjusting displayed image according to an aperture value
A camera system includes an imaging optical system, an imaging unit, a reflecting mirror that is in a first state of being positioned in an optical path...
Solid-state imaging element and camera system
A solid-state imaging element includes a plurality of semiconductor layers stacked, a plurality of stack-connecting parts for electrically connecting the...
Image sensor module and camera module using same
An image sensor module includes a ceramic substrate, an image sensor, a conductive film, and a bottom plate. The ceramic substrate includes an upper surface, a...
Solid-state imaging device and camera module
According to one embodiment, a solid-state imaging device includes a signal level comparing circuit. The signal level comparing circuit compares the levels...
Systems and methods for generating interpolated high-dynamic-range images
Electronic devices may have camera modules that include an image sensor and processing circuitry. The image sensor may capture an interleaved image having rows...
Camera module, exposure adjusting method of camera module, and electronic
According to one embodiment, a camera module has an exposure control unit. When an exposure error has reached within a coring range by first exposure control,...
Methods to compensate manufacturing variations and design imperfections in
a capsule camera
A method characterizes manufacturing imperfections in a camera and variations in its operating environment to allow images captured by the camera to be...
Remotely controlled automatic camera tracking system
A remotely controlled automatic camera tracking system for self-photography is disclosed. The systems hereof combine the functions of remote camera operation,...
A pan-tilt camera is arranged to include a camera head, a stationary unit, an intermediate member arranged between the camera head and the stationary unit, a...
Reference image setting apparatus and method, and image stabilizing
apparatus including the same
An image stabilizing apparatus and method for correcting an image that is shaken due to a movement of a camera is provided. The image stabilizing apparatus...
Obtaining customer support for electronic system using first and second
A customer support technique for an electronic system includes engaging in a video chat with a remote customer support device using a first camera of a...
Driving assist apparatus, driving assist system, and driving assist camera
A driving assist apparatus acquires vehicle information which includes a gear state and speed of a vehicle; judges a state of preparing for movement, a state of...
Method to monitor an area
A method to monitor an area (18) and a monitoring device (10) to implement the method are presented. In the method, using a camera (11) at least one image of...
Image recording system for vehicle and reflection unit
There are provided an image recording system for a vehicle and a reflection unit thereof. The image recording system includes a vehicle in which a storage space...
Video imaging system with detachable storage device
A video imaging system that allows a user to save select image data to at least one detachable storage device, the image data presented on a display for the...
Camera objective and camera system
A camera objective for a camera includes a mask having a plurality of masking sections which are permeable for radiation of a first spectral range and are...
Imaging systems and methods for immersive surveillance
Security guards at large facilities, such as airports, monitor multiple screens that display images from individual surveillance cameras dispersed throughout...
Enabling the integration of a three hundred and sixty degree panoramic
camera within a consumer device case
A user activation of an image capture function of a consumer electronic device is received. The image capture function is for a surround image mode. Two or more...
Image processing device capable of generating wide-range image
The CPU of a digital camera according to the present invention acquires a plurality of panoramic images, and generates a wide-range image by combining the...