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Electrode inspection apparatus for spot welding
An electrode inspection apparatus for spot welding is provided for precisely measuring diameters of a tip of an electrode without reducing availability ratio in...
Self articulating behind-wall camera
In one general embodiment, a system for viewing partially or fully enclosed areas comprises a camera coupled to a first end of an elongated member and at least...
System for viewing samples that are undergoing ellipsometric investigation
in real time
In the context of an ellipsometer or the like, positioning a camera other than directly above a sample being investigated by an electromagnetic beam, while said...
3D scene model from collection of images
A method for determining a three-dimensional model of a scene from a collection of digital images, wherein the collection includes a plurality of digital images...
Rear-view multi-functional camera system with three-dimensional data
A rear-viewing camera system for a vehicle is described. The rear-viewing system includes a first camera and a second camera. The first and second cameras are...
Computer-readable storage medium having stored therein display control
program, display control apparatus,...
A game apparatus acquires a designated position Q, on an image, which corresponds to a touch position T detected by a touch panel, and a depth value of the...
Computer vision-based multi-touch sensing using infrared lasers
The claimed subject matter provides a system and/or a method that facilitates detecting a plurality of inputs simultaneously. A laser component can be coupled...
Organic layer deposition apparatus
An organic layer deposition apparatus that may be precisely aligned with a substrate during a deposition process. The apparatus includes: a deposition source; a...
Mediastinoscopy access, sampling, and visualization kit featuring toroidal
balloons and exotracheal method of using
The present invention provides various systems, a kit, and a method for accessing, sampling within, and visualization of areas within the mediastinal cavity for...
Intraoral imaging system
An intraoral imaging system includes a receiving module that communicates with an imaging display device. The imaging device includes handle having a...
Golf club head measurement system
This disclosure describes a method for measuring the path and orientation of a golf club during a swing. Of particular interest is the orientation of the club...
Multi-function retractor body, adjustable strap, and camera mounting
system using same
The present invention is directed towards a versatile retractable strap assembly adapted to mount to the bottom of a camera, or other device, and to be used in...
Personal identification card scanning tool and method of using the same
A personal identification card scanning tool comprises a first holding portion that is configured and adapted to hold a portable computing device, and a second...
Banking system controlled responsive to data bearing records
An apparatus that operates to cause financial transfers responsive to data read from data bearing records, includes at least one processor that is in operative...
Environment adaptive electric vehicle with lock on security and control
The Environment Adaptive Electric Vehicle (EAEV) is capable of operating in a number of operating environments such as on a conventional highway, or on an...
Apparatus with internal optical reference
An apparatus for inspecting a measurement object, comprising a workpiece support for supporting the measurement object and a measuring head carrying an optical...
Mobile device with integrated photograph management system
A mobile device comprises a network communication system such as a wide area network mobile telephony system, a camera for capturing a digital photograph, and a...
Method and system for operating a vehicle by monitoring the movement of
the vehicle by means of a camera device...
In a method for operating a vehicle which performs an autonomously controlled movement, images of the vehicle are recorded in temporal succession with a mobile...
Method and system for operating a vehicle by monitoring the head
orientation and/or viewing direction of an...
A method for autonomously controlling a movement of a vehicle includes detecting a respective actual position of the vehicle in temporal succession; recording...
Method and apparatus for depth-resolved fluorescence, chromophore, and
oximetry imaging for lesion...
A tomographic fluorescent imaging device for imaging fluorophores in biological tissues has a scanned laser for scanning the tissue and a camera for receiving...
A wireless communication device (10) incorporates computing hardware (20) coupled to a data memory (30), to a wireless communication interface (50) for...
Communication terminal device
[Object] To provide a communication terminal device capable of performing an image registration correlating with address book information with an easy...
Photoelectric conversion device and camera system
A photoelectric conversion device includes a common output line, a sensor cell unit which outputs a signal to the common output line, a transfer circuit unit...
Information processing apparatus, method of controlling the same and
This invention provides an information processing apparatus for allowing a user to perform operation without any confusion concerning a device which implements...
Object information derived from object images
Search terms are derived automatically from images captured by a camera equipped cell phone, PDA, or other image capturing device, submitted to a search engine...
Removal of image artifacts from sensor dust
Removal of the effects of dust or other impurities on image data is described. In one example, a model of artifact formation from sensor dust is determined....
System and method of adaptive color correction for pill recognition in
A system and method for correcting colors in an image in order to identify pills. The system includes a surface that includes a background upon which pills are...
Method and apparatus for detecting surface unevenness of object under
Minute surface unevenness formed on the surface of an object under inspection is detected, thereby improving the accuracy of an appearance inspection. A target...
True space tracking of axisymmetric object flight using diameter
Methods and apparatus for determining a trajectory of a axisymmetric object in 3-D physical space using a digital camera which records 2-D image data are...
Information presentation device, information presentation method,
information presentation system, information...
An information presentation device includes an object information acquiring unit and an information presentation control unit. The object information acquiring...
Method and system for automatic object detection and subsequent object
tracking in accordance with the object shape
A method and system for automatic object detection and subsequent object tracking in accordance with the object shape in digital video systems having at least...
Networked image/video processing system
A distributed image/video processing system is disclosed herein wherein one or more of digital image/video recorders (e.g., a digital cameras, video recorders,...
Monitoring system for generating 3-dimensional image and method of
measuring distance by using the image
A monitoring system for generating a three-dimensional (3D) image, the system including: a plurality of monitoring cameras which are arranged to capture...
Dual-frequency phase multiplexing (DFPM) and period coded phase measuring
(PCPM) pattern strategies in 3-D...
A computer-implemented process, system, and computer-readable storage medium having stored thereon, program code and instructions for 3-D triangulation-based...
Method and device for carrying out an optical comparison between at least
two samples, preferably by comparing...
An improved method and an improved device for carrying out an optical comparison between at least two samples, preferably by comparing sections that can be...
Apparatus and method for determining optical center in camera module
An apparatus and method for determining optical center in camera module are provided, the method for determining optical center in camera module according to an...
Electronic devices having displays with openings
An electronic device may have a display. The display may have an active region in which display pixels are used to display images. The display may have one or...
Vision system camera with mount for multiple lens types
This invention provides a vision system housing having a front plate assembly that accommodates a plurality of lens mount types. The front plate includes a...
Diaphragm control apparatus of interchangeable lens camera
A diaphragm control apparatus of an interchangeable lens camera includes a photographing lens, a diaphragm control slider which is driven between first and...
Apparatus, and associated method, for a camera module of electronic device
A camera module is provided for an electronic device, such as a wireless mobile station or standalone device. The camera module includes a low F-stop lens...
A method for reducing video crosstalk in a display-camera system includes capturing a first image of a local site while projecting an image of a remote site...
White balance optimization with high dynamic range images
Systems and methods to improve the white balance of a high dynamic range image are disclosed. In a particular embodiment, an imaging device includes a camera...
Method and device with camera for capturing an image based on detection of
A portable telephone is provided with a camera module (13) for outputting a captured image as image information, a memory (105) for storing the image...
Camera body and interchangeable lens
A camera body at which an interchangeable lens, holding a plurality of sets of optical characteristics data, each expressing specific optical characteristics in...
The present disclosure relates to a camera module including: an auto focusing module upping and downing a lens; a hand-shaking correction module wrapping the...
Integrated internet camera system and method
An Internet direct device comprises an imaging system to capture audio or video images and a microprocessor. The microprocessor transmits the captured audio or...
Network camera and method of operating storage device thereof
A camera for storing photographed images in a storage device connected to the camera through a network and a method of operating the storage device of the...
Rotatable camera module testing system
An example system for testing camera modules may include: a polygonal structure that is rotatable, where the polygonal structure includes faces, each of which...
Automatic failover video coverage of digital video sensing and recording
Failover system for video surveillance. A video coverage area for each camera in the system is calculated by combining sensory information and optical...