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Optical state estimation and simulation environment for unmanned aerial
The present disclosure relates to a method and system for simulating an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) and simulating an environment in which the UAV may be...
Method and system for assisting in the handling of robotized machines in a
A method for handling of a first robotized mobile machine moving in a congested working environment under the control of a second robotized mobile machine,...
Handheld apparatus and method for the automated application of cosmetics
and other substances
An applicator head is provided for a reflectance modifying agent (RMA) applicator is moved across the skin by means of a floating ring having dispersed raised...
Data detection for visible light communications using conventional camera
The invention relates to a detection system for determining data embedded into the light output of a light source in a form of a repeating sequence of N...
45 degree viewing accessory for camera viewfinder
A camera viewfinder viewer accessory mountable on a camera includes an elongated body portion having first and second ends and a longitudinal axis extending...
Detecting embossed characters on form factor
A portable computing device reads information embossed on a form factor utilizing a built-in digital camera and determines dissimilarity between each pair of...
Position estimation using predetermined patterns of light sources
Methods and systems are described for determining eye position and/or for determining eye movement based on glints. An exemplary computer-implemented method...
Zoom lens system, lens barrel, interchangeable lens apparatus and camera
Compact and lightweight zoom lens systems having less aberration fluctuation in association with focusing, lens barrels, interchangeable lens apparatuses, and...
Laser speed gun optical system
A laser speed gun comprises a laser ray transmitter provided on an optical axis with a laser ray emitting device and with a short distance lens and located at...
Method for pointing a plurality of predetermined locations inside a
structure and corresponding pointing system
Embodiments of the disclosure include methods in which locations within an aircraft fuselage are automatically pointed to and marked so that a part may be...
System and method for capturing images of a geographic area
A system for capturing images while a user is traversing a geographic area is disclosed. The system may include a frame configured to extend across a first...
Mobile device and method for controlling the same
A mobile device includes a camera unit configured to sense an image, a display unit configured to display the image, a sensor unit configured to detect a user...
Solid-state imaging device, manufacturing method thereof, and camera with
alternately arranged pixel...
A solid-state imaging device includes a semiconductor substrate; and a pixel unit having a plurality of pixels on the semiconductor substrate, wherein the pixel...
An image sensor for electronic cameras includes a plurality of light sensitive pixels arranged in rows and columns, wherein the pixels of a respective column...
Image processing apparatus, image processing method and electronic camera
An image processing apparatus includes a clip part and an incremental processing part. The clip part sets a threshold value as an output luminance value of a...
Interchangeable lens and digital camera including controller for stopping
zoom lens at one of discrete...
An interchangeable lens includes a zoom lens, a driver configured to drive the zoom lens, an operation unit configured to receive a user's operation for...
Apparatus and method for adjusting white balance
An apparatus and method for adjusting a white balance, and more particularly, an apparatus and method for adjusting a white balance of an image captured with a...
Higher resolution still image generation from lower resolution video
Technologies are generally described herein for generating a higher resolution still frame. Some example technologies may configure a video camera at a first...
Wireless handset interface for video recording camera control
Video recording where an input image signal is received with one or more optical sensor disposed in a hands-free video recorder. The input image signal is...
Installation for conveying signals between a video camera equipment and a
Adapter (3, 5) for processing electrical signals in an installation comprising a video camera equipment (1) and a remote equipment (7). A first aim of the...
Mobile communication apparatus for controlling imaging based on facial
A mobile communication apparatus comprises: a first camera unit for capturing an image of a subject; a second camera unit for capturing an image of the camera...
Image sensors for establishing an image sharpness value
A method of compensating for camera shake includes reading a sequential series of images from an image sensing array, establishing a sharpness value for each of...
Preventing motion artifacts by intelligently disabling video stabilization
Digital video stabilization is selectively turned off in circumstances where it could actually decrease the quality of a captured video. A video camera includes...
Luminance measurement method, luminance measurement device, and image
quality adjustment technique using the...
Provided is a luminance measurement method for accurately measuring luminance of each pixel even if pixel images of a display panel overlap each other on an...
Video retrieval system, method and computer program for surveillance of
Video surveillance systems are used to monitor public places, streets, buildings, cities and other premises or surroundings and comprise a multitude of cameras...
System and method to verify complete connection of two connectors
An inspection system which verifies the complete connection of two connectors at an inspection station. An indicator is placed on one of the first and second...
Method for automated real-time acquisition of marine mammals
A method for automated real-time acquisition of a marine mammal in a natural body of water in the surroundings of a vessel includes detecting a thermal...
Method and system for segmenting moving objects from images using
A set of images is acquired of a scene by a camera. The scene includes a moving object, and a relative difference of a motion of the camera and a motion of the...
Mobile terminal and method for controlling operation of the mobile
A mobile terminal and a method for controlling the operation of the same are provided. The mobile terminal includes a first camera including a first lens, a...
Image capturing apparatus capable of capturing a panoramic image
A digital camera 100 includes an image capturing unit 16, an angular velocity sensor 22, an image determination unit 53, and an image composition unit 52. The...
Telepresence eye contact display
A telepresence communication system for group meeting rooms and personal home and office systems provides improved human factor experience through substantially...
Video phone call method having function of adjusting resolution quality
and video phone call apparatus...
A video phone call method for adjusting resolution quality and a video phone call apparatus supporting the same are provided. The video phone call apparatus...
Image processing for a dual camera mobile device
Some embodiments provide a method of processing images for a first camera and a second camera of a mobile device using a shared pipeline. A method receives a...
System and method for a virtual multi-touch mouse and stylus apparatus
A virtual multi-touch input device uses an optical camera system and a processor to detect locations and motions of objects in a virtual working area and to...
Method and device for gesture recognition diagnostics for device
Systems, circuits, and devices for recognizing gestures are discussed. A mobile device includes a housing, an orientation sensor, a camera implemented on the...
Transferring a mobile tag using a light based communication handshake
Technology is described for transferring one or more mobile tags using a light based communication protocol. A mobile device, for example a smart phone, with an...
Vehicular vision system
A vehicular vision system includes a camera including an image sensor, a control including a microcontroller, and a serial data interface. The camera has a...
Three-dimensional target devices, assemblies and methods for calibrating
an endoscopic camera
The present disclosure relates to calibration target devices, assemblies and methods for use with imaging systems, such as a stereoscopic endoscope. A...
Method and system for operating a self-propelled vehicle according to
The present disclosure relates to a robotic system including one or more self-propelled motorized vehicles 120 (SPMV) whose motion is controlled in accordance...
Accessory for playing games with a portable electronic device
Circuits, methods, and apparatus that provide user interfaces for playing games on portable electronic devices. One example provides a game accessory having...
Programmable camera, programming device, programmable camera system, and
method for programming
A programmable camera includes a camera control device, an optical sensor, a volatile data memory, a flash memory, and an interface to a data bus, e.g., a CAN...
Bow stabilizer with camera attachment feature
A kit for mounting a camera to a bow is provided. The kit includes a bow stabilizer for attachment to the bow; and a mounting bracket for attachment to the...
Toothbrush with an imaging device being camera
A toothbrush that contains an imaging device being camera for seeing teeth on an image display monitor before, during and after cleaning them and for storing...
Event camera with post and base