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US-8,990,580 Automatic user swap
A computer-implemented method for providing secure access to a computer is disclosed according to one aspect of the subject technology. The method comprises...
US-8,990,302 Context data in UPNP service information
A system, device, and method provide for the selection of a device to perform a service using context information for the device. The context information may be...
US-8,989,950 Diagnostic tool with smart camera
A diagnostic tool that includes a smart camera. The smart camera can be used to capture an image of the part that needs to be replaced. The image can also...
US-8,989,876 Situational awareness for teleoperation of a remote vehicle
A method for improving situational awareness for teleoperation of a remote vehicle by creating a 3D map display of an area around the remote vehicle comprises:...
US-8,989,844 Imaging system for following a surgical tool in an operation field
The invention concerns an imaging system to monitor at least one surgical instrument in an operative site inside a volume of the body of an animal, comprising:...
US-8,989,783 Methods, device and systems for allowing modification to a service based on quality information
The disclosure is directed to a method, computer program product, mobile device allowing for configuring a service accessible via the mobile device. The mobile...
US-8,989,700 Method and system for an interactive community alert network
An interactive community alert network (iCan) system is operable to receive one or more signals indicating a report of an incident. The iCan system may...
US-8,989,568 Interchangeable lens, camera, and camera system
An interchangeable lens detachable from a camera includes a variator lens configured to change a focal length by moving in an optical axis direction, a focus...
US-8,989,517 Bokeh amplification
A method of modifying the blur in at least a part of an image of a scene captures at least two images of the scene with different camera parameters to produce a...
US-8,989,515 Systems and methods for mobile image capture and processing
In various embodiments, methods, systems, and computer program products for processing digital images captured by a mobile device are disclosed. Myriad features...
US-8,989,444 Scene correlation
A method for maintaining north comprising the steps of locating north with a north finding gyroscope, tying north to a feature in a scene, correlating the...
US-8,988,682 High accuracy imaging colorimeter by special designed pattern closed-loop calibration assisted by spectrograph
This specification describes various embodiments that relate to methods for providing a wideband colorimeter that can include more accurate outputs. In one...
US-8,988,672 Headlamp aiming using high-dynamic range camera
A method of aiming a light source includes using an image-capturing device to capture a light beam pattern from the light source. Here, the light beam pattern...
US-8,988,602 Camera voice coil motor with resilient stop
A camera module includes a body having recesses in a first datum surface. A filleted edge may join the recesses to the first datum surface. An image sensor is...
US-8,988,594 Lens barrel, imaging pickup device, and camera
A lens barrel comprises a first zoom/focus lens group and a second zoom/focus lens group configured to respectively vary a focal distance and imaging distance...
US-8,988,591 Solid-state imaging device, camera module, and focus adjustment method of camera module
According to one embodiment, a solid-state imaging device includes an imaging processing circuit and a focus drive control section. The imaging processing...
US-8,988,586 Auto-focus camera module with MEMS closed loop compensator
A MEMS actuator for a compact camera couples with an alignment compensation component for generating alignment compensation signals to position and align one or...
US-8,988,584 Imaging apparatus
A camera includes an imaging device; a phase difference detection unit configured to, in parallel with receipt of the light from the subject by the imaging...
US-8,988,580 Projector device and method for projecting pictures on a projection screen
In a method for projecting pictures onto a projection using a projector device, the method triggers a camera of the projector device to capture an image of the...
US-8,988,576 Solid-state imaging device and digital camera
A solid-state imaging device comprises first pixels and second pixels. The first pixel has a first PD and a first photoelectric conversion film. The second...
US-8,988,575 Semiconductor module, MOS type solid-state image pickup device, camera and manufacturing method of camera
A back-illuminated type MOS (metal-oxide semiconductor) solid-state image pickup device 32 in which micro pads 34, 37 are formed on the wiring layer side and a...
US-8,988,571 Solid-state image sensor
A pixel area with a two-dimensional array of pixels (10) each including a photodiode and a memory area (3a) on which memory sections for holding signals...
US-8,988,567 Multiple image high dynamic range imaging from a single sensor array
A single array of pixels is used to obtain a plurality of different images at different levels of admitted exposure light from a common source level of exposure...
US-8,988,564 Digital camera with light splitter
A digital camera component is described that has a light splitter cube having an entrance face to receive incident light from a camera scene. The cube splits...
US-8,988,560 Solid-state image pickup element and camera system having mechanism for canceling potential drop on signal line
A pixel driving portion 102 can carry out first read drive with which a transfer element is turned OFF in accordance with a drive signal TG to output a signal...
US-8,988,558 Image overlay in a mobile device
Image overlay in a mobile device is described. In one embodiment an imaging system of a mobile communications device includes a first camera having a control...
US-8,988,557 System and method for automatic format selection for digital photographs
A system and method for automatically determine whether an image captured by a digital camera should be stored in a raw format or a compressed format. After an...
US-8,988,556 Orientation-assisted object recognition
A user attempting to obtain information about an object can capture image information including a view of that object, and the image information can be used...
US-8,988,551 Apparatus and method for detecting flicker in camera module
An apparatus and method for detecting flicker in a camera module is provided. The method including generating a first image frame and a second image frame,...
US-8,988,546 Image processing device, image processing method, image capturing device, and program
An image processing device for generating a composite image using multi-viewpoint image data before color interpolation captured by a camera array image...
US-8,988,543 Camera based method for text input and keyword detection
The present invention relates to a camera based method for text input and detection of a keyword or of a text-part within page or a screen comprising the steps...
US-8,988,539 Single image acquisition high dynamic range camera by distorted image restoration
A method and camera for generating a high dynamic range (HDR) image comprising the following steps: receiving a first optical signal from a lens and generating...
US-8,988,536 Image processing circuit, method of operation thereof, and digital camera including same
A method of operating a video processor is provided. The method includes receiving a first image data representing a first frame of a scene, dividing at least a...
US-8,988,534 Characterizing point checking region setting apparatus and method, and image stabilizing apparatus including...
Provided is an image stabilizing apparatus and method for correcting an image that is shaken due to a movement of a camera. The image stabilizing apparatus...
US-8,988,532 Secure video camera device
A secure video camera device for reducing the risk of visual and audio eavesdropping has a video camera and an electromechanical shutter behind a transparent...
US-8,988,530 System and method for measuring accuracy of focus
A reliable and repeatable accuracy of focus measurement device to measure the focus accuracy of cameras. The measurement device includes a frame having a...
US-8,988,529 Target tracking apparatus, image tracking apparatus, methods of controlling operation of same, and digital camera
A detection area is decided in a case where a target has gone out-of-frame. If a target is being imaged by a camera continuously, it is determined whether the...
US-8,988,526 Device having a camera unit for recording images of the outer area of a motor vehicle
The invention relates to a device comprising a camera unit (10), which is used to record images of the outer area of a motor vehicle, comprising a camera (11),...
US-8,988,524 Apparatus and method for estimating and using a predicted vehicle speed in an indirect vision driving task
A method and apparatus for predicting vehicle speed during an indirect vision driving task. A further method and apparatus for optimizing the display of a...
US-8,988,523 Single-camera multi-mirror imaging method and apparatus for whole-surface inspection of rotating objects
The single-camera multi-mirror imaging method and apparatus is an inspection system configured to examine a whole surface of a rotating object, preferably a...
US-8,988,522 Visual inspection device
A visual inspection device includes a body having a support portion and a grip portion extending from the support portion. The device also includes a flexible...
US-8,988,519 Automatic magnification of data on display screen based on eye characteristics of user
In one embodiment, a method includes receiving an image of a user's eye at a device having a screen and a camera operable to input the image, processing the...
US-8,988,514 Digital cinema anti-camcording method and apparatus based on image frame post-sampling
A method and apparatus for projecting digital video content and for discouraging recording of the projected video content using a video camera or other sampling...
US-8,988,509 Auto-alignment of image sensors in a multi-camera system
A pair of cameras having an overlapping field of view is aligned based on images captured by image sensors of the pair of cameras. A pixel shift is identified...
US-8,988,508 Wide angle field of view active illumination imaging system
An embodiment of the invention provides an active illumination imaging system comprising a first camera and a second camera, each having an optical axis and a...
US-8,988,507 User interface for autofocus
A camera includes a lens assembly and a stereoscopic display for displaying an image captured by the camera, and automatically determines a correct focus for...
US-8,988,505 Imaging system using markers
A system for detecting a position of an object such as a surgical tool in an image guidance system includes a camera system with a detection array for detecting...
US-8,988,503 Sensing apparatus and method for detecting a three-dimensional physical shape of a body
A sensing device having a sensing arrangement with a sensing end (32) for coming into contact with a surface to be scanned of a body (26), a camera (30), and a...
US-8,988,493 Rear-view multi-functional camera system with driving corridor monitoring features
A rear-viewing camera system for a vehicle is described that includes an electronic control unit. The electronic control unit is configured to identify a...
US-8,988,492 Method and apparatus for correction of an image from a fisheye lens in a camera
A method of operating a video system includes receiving an image captured by use of a fisheye lens. The image is divided into a plurality of horizontal image...
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