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Camera module having image sensor and cover glass
A camera module includes an image sensor, a number of metal balls, and a cover glass. The image sensor includes an active surface and a number of pads. The...
Camera system, camera body, and interchangeable lens
According to an aspect of the present invention, the camera body can switch the present version, which is an original version, to specifications of an older...
Camera support apparatus
A camera support apparatus for supporting a video camera comprises a drive train device (1), a first inductive position sensor (23), (14) attached to a...
Structure of a ring flash module
The disclosure relates to a flash lighting module for providing flash lighting for a camera of a mobile communication device such as a mobile phone, a smart...
Interchangeable lens camera, camera body, and method for determining
mounting of lens
An interchangeable lens camera includes a camera body and a lens unit. The camera body includes: a body-side mount section; a mounting determination section; a...
Imaging system and control method for imaging system
An imaging system of the present invention comprises a lens unit having a barrel section that contains a photographing optical system, and an operating section...
Waterproof camera having a semi-underwater photographing mode
A waterproof camera includes an image pickup section, a display section that displays image data, a mode setting section that sets a semi-underwater mode in...
Solid-state imaging apparatus, method of manufacturing the same, and
A solid-state imaging apparatus comprising a substrate having a first face and a second face opposing each other, and in which photoelectric conversion portions...
Method and apparatus for correcting aspect ratio in a camera graphical
A device and method are provided that retrieves a plurality of thumbnails corresponding to a plurality of images captured by the digital camera and rotates each...
Portable terminal having touch screen and method for processing image
A portable terminal having a touch screen and a method for processing an image therein are provided. The portable terminal includes a camera unit for...
A digital camera of the present invention includes a receiving portion 155 that receives a control signal from a remote controller, and a microcomputer 110...
Solid-state imaging device and camera system
A solid-state imaging device includes: a pixel section wherein pixels including photoelectric conversion devices are arranged in a matrix; and a pixel driving...
Overlap patterns and image stitching for multiple-detector
A mechanism for reconstructing sub-images based on measurement data acquired by an imaging system including an array of light modulating elements and an array...
Arrangement for macro photography
An apparatus for capturing images. The apparatus includes a camera unit configured to capture images of target objects, and a processing unit configured to...
A digital camera, which photographs a subject, generates image data, and records the image data on a recording medium, includes: an image processing device that...
Visual pairing and data exchange between devices using barcodes for data
exchange with mobile navigation systems
A method of operating first and second electronic devices includes providing the first device with a display screen, and providing the second device with a...
Image sensor data compression and DSP decompression
An image sensor compresses image data prior to transmitting the image data to a DSP. The image sensor captures light representing an image, for instance via a...
User interface system based on pointing device
The user interaction system comprises a portable pointing device (101) connected to a camera (102) and sending pictures to a digital signal processor (120),...
Mach-zehnder based optical marker/comb generator for streak camera
This disclosure is directed to a method and apparatus for generating marker and comb indicia in an optical environment using a Mach-Zehnder (M-Z) modulator....
Image processing apparatus and method of controlling the same
An image processing apparatus such as a digital camera and a method of controlling the same is provided. In one embodiment, the digital camera generates an HDR...
Automatic digital camera photography mode selection
A digital camera having a plurality of photography modes, comprising: an image sensor; an optical system for imaging a scene onto the image sensor; an image...
Camera control means to allow operating of a destined location of the
information surface of a presentation and...
The invention concerns a control device for controlling an information device arrangement. Control device includes camera means (CAM) and display means (VF) to...
Image capturing apparatus, image processing apparatus, and method thereof
An image processing apparatus and method relate to an imaging process which is applied to image data captured by an image capturing apparatus such as a...
Compensating for blooming of a shape in an image
A number of brightness samples are taken outside a shape to compensate for blooming of the shape in an image generated by a digital camera. The brightness of...
Network synchronized camera settings
A network device receives, from a first video camera system, position information for a first video camera at a first site and sends, to a second video camera...
Automatically triggered video surveillance system
A method is provided for supplying to an operator a video stream from at least one of a plurality of cameras that capture images. This includes connecting the...
Methods and systems for automobile security monitoring
In one embodiment, a method for monitoring the security of a plurality of automobiles includes receiving a message indicating a potential security threat to an...
Image processing device, image processing system, camera device, image
processing method, and program
An image processing device includes: a detecting section configured to detect a plurality of objects by type from one input image; a generating section...
Methods and systems for determining the pose of a camera with respect to
at least one object of a real environment
Method for determining the pose of a camera with respect to at least one object of a real environment for use in authoring/augmented reality application that...
Camera mounting assembly
A camera mounting assembly is configured to couple to a camera housing. The camera mounting assembly includes a plurality of indentations configured to allow...
Three dimensional camera device and method of controlling the same
A three dimensional camera device and a method of controlling the same are provided. The three dimensional camera device and the method enable a user to...
Computer-readable storage medium, image display apparatus, system, and
First, a stereoscopic vision reference distances is individually determined for each virtual object disposed in a virtual space, based on a depth position of...
Focus actuated vergence
A system for the vergence of images from a plurality of cameras, the system provides a first camera; a second camera disposed at some distance from that first...
Camera arrangements with backlighting detection and methods of using same
A method of providing an image to be displayed includes providing captured scene data representing one or more images of a real scene and providing illumination...
Low scale production system and method
Systems and methods for low-scale and low-cost production of events. The system having a plurality of video cameras, each of the video cameras capturing a video...
Method of operating a display with gaps, a backlight and a camera
A method of operating a display with gaps in between the pixels, a primarily transparent backlight and a camera is disclosed. In an embodiment, the method...
3D video conference
A method for rendering a 3D video conference including configuring at least two cameras to track a position of a user, transmitting the position of the user to...
User interface allowing a participant to rejoin a previously left
System and method involving user interfaces and remote control devices. These user interfaces may be particularly useful for providing an intuitive and user...
Reflective and refractive solutions to providing direct eye contact
A videoconferencing unit for enhancing direct eye-contact between participants can include a curved fully reflective mirror to reflect the image of the near end...
Video conference control system and method
A local video conference system executing a video conference application, that lacks an ability or functionality to control a remote camera of a remote video...
Camera capable of communicating with other communication device
A camera having communication ability can switch a mode between a communication mode and a shooting mode. The camera combines features of a communication device...
Entertainment device, system, and method
An entertainment device comprises an image receiver operable to receive, from a video camera, images captured therefrom, and display logic for displaying the...
Near-touch interaction with a stereo camera grid structured tessellations
A near-touch interface is provided that utilizes stereo cameras and a series of targeted structured light tessellations, emanating from the screen as a light...
Building controllable clairvoyance device in virtual world
A clairvoyance method for 3D scene is disclosed, including the steps of acquiring parameters associated with a clairvoyance camera and parameters associated...
Image space stylization of level of detail artifacts in a real-time
When rendering a three-dimensional (3D) image, a render list is generated. The render list is sorted according to proximity to a notional camera, where each...
Devices, systems and methods of virtualizing a mirror
Computerized method for simulating looking into reflective mirror by operating the system in an idle mode and when presence of a user is detected in a field of...
Electronic device and a method for controlling the functions of the
electronic device as well as program...
The invention relates to an electronic device, which includes a display component, in which at least one controllable element is arranged to be visualized in...
Electronic devices in local interactions between users
In one implementation, a method includes detecting, using a processor, user input through a camera lens. The method further includes determining, using the...
Vehicle-mounted surrounding object recognizing apparatus and drive support
apparatus using the same
A vehicle-mounted surrounding object recognizing apparatus, comprising: a camera that captures an environment surrounding an own vehicle; and an image...
Playing card imaging technology with through-the-card viewing technology
A method of reading suit and rank of playing cards is enabled on a system for controlled provision of image content of faces of a playing card that has: e) a...