At Patents you can conduct a Patent Search, File a Patent Application, find a Patent Attorney, or search available technology through our Patent Exchange. Patents are available using simple keyword or date criteria. If you are looking to hire a patent attorney, you've come to the right place. Protect your idea and hire a patent lawyer.
Apparatus and method for controlling functions of a mobile phone via NFC
communication with an external RF reader
Disclosed herein is an apparatus for controlling the ringtone, camera, and communication functions of a mobile terminal using a Near Field Communication (NFC)...
Image stabilization apparatus, image sensing apparatus and image
An image stabilization apparatus wherein a detection unit detects camera shake in first and second directions that are not parallel to each other and a...
Automatic digital curation and tagging of action videos
A system and method for automatic digital curation, annotation, and tagging of action videos receives, in a processing system, GPS data, and in some embodiments...
Image evaluation apparatus and camera
To provide an image evaluation apparatus and camera which are capable of evaluating an image which is comprehensively good. An image evaluation apparatus...
Method and apparatus for receiving multiview camera parameters for
stereoscopic image, and method and apparatus...
Provided is a method of receiving multiview camera parameters for a stereoscopic image. The method includes: extracting multiview camera parameter information...
Device and method for recognizing three-dimensional position and
orientation of article
A recognition device and method capable of recognizing 3D position and orientation of an article at low calculation cost. A 2D image of a region, where articles...
System and method for performing depth estimation utilizing defocused
A system and method for performing a depth estimation procedure utilizing defocused pillbox images includes a camera device with a sensor device for capturing...
Vision system and method of analyzing an image
A vision system comprises a camera that captures an image and a processor coupled to process the received image to determine at least one feature descriptor for...
Autonomous lock-on target tracking with geospatial-aware PTZ cameras
An autonomous lock-on target tracking system and method with geospatial-aware PTZ cameras includes a camera imaging a terrain space. The camera acquires images,...
Method and device for recognition of information applied on packages
Embodiments describe a system and method for reading the information on bundled packages wrapped in transparent film. The film can obscure information on the...
Camera-based 3D climate control
A climate control unit is controlled by constructing background and foreground models of an environment from images acquired of the environment by a camera. The...
Systems and methods for high-resolution gaze tracking
A system is mounted within eyewear or headwear to unobtrusively produce and track reference locations on the surface of one or both eyes of an observer. The...
Method and apparatus for switching talking modes automatically
Method and apparatus for switching talking mode automatically applicable to electronic equipment, which includes an accelerometer, proximity sensor and video...
Pivotally connected structure allowing lens replacement and lens angle
The present invention is to provide a pivotally connected structure, which includes a positioning frame having one end threadedly connectable with a front side...
Lens barrel and imaging device
The imaging device includes a lens barrel, which itself includes a first frame, a second frame rotatably supported by the first frame, a lens mount including a...
Three-dimensional tomographic imaging camera
A detection apparatus and method for FMCW LIDAR employ signals whose frequencies are modified so that low-cost and low-speed photodetector arrays can be...
Adjustment apparatus for camera module
An adjustment apparatus for adjusting a camera lens with an adjustment pin includes a supporting bracket, a gear assembly installed to the supporting bracket, a...
Imager array interfaces
Architectures for imager arrays configured for use in array cameras in accordance with embodiments of the invention are described. One embodiment of the...
Camera device, image processing system, image processing method and image
A camera device includes an imaging unit generating an imaging area image in which an imaging area is captured from above, and a display-image generation unit...
Camera resolution modification based on intended printing location
An embodiment of the invention provides a method for determining picture resolution to optimize storage, wherein input is received from a user interface. The...
Apparatus and method for processing image by using characteristic of light
A method and an apparatus are provided for processing an image of an image signal projected through a digital camera lens. The apparatus includes an image...
Detecting and correcting blur and defocusing
Detecting blur and defocusing in images is described. After detection, correction algorithms are applied. Detection provides an image processing system with...
A digital single-lens reflex camera that can reduce deterioration in image quality due to a camera shake or an object movement and easily pick up an image with...
Receiving content and approving content for transmission
User imaging terminals (such as mobile phones with camera or video functionality) may be used to take images that are used to create an image stream of an...
Calibration operation device, camera device, camera system and camera
An object of the present invention is to simplify an operation for calibration of a camera and to shorten a time necessary for the calibration. A camera...
Surveillance video router
A surveillance video router routes digital video streams to video receiving devices. The surveillance video router is coupled to a packet-switched network to...
Security system and method
A computing system displays current real-time images of an area monitored by a camera. The computing system includes a motion detection unit. The motion...
Method and apparatus for generating a surrounding image
The present invention relates to a method and to an apparatus for generating a surrounding image. The method for generating a surrounding image according to the...
Recording device with pre-start signal storage capability
A surveillance system uses a flash or other memory to store multiple data streams, each of which includes pre-start signal and post-start signal data. An area...
Endoscope having disposable illumination and camera module
An endoscope having a single-use disposable illumination and camera module is provided in which an imaging element is disposed within an annular tube of...
Adapter and corresponding methods for adding 3D function to a 2D digital
A combination of a 3D optical adapter and corresponding digital process methods attached and updated to a conventional 2D digital camera so the digital camera...
System and method for three dimensional imaging
A method of operating a camera with a microfluidic lens to identify a depth of an object in image data generated by the camera has been developed. The camera...
Three-dimensional modeling apparatus, three-dimensional modeling method
and computer-readable recording medium...
In three-dimensional modeling apparatus, an image obtaining section obtains image sets picked up by stereoscopic camera. A generating section generates...
Combined lighting, projection, and image capture without video feedback
A "Concurrent Projector-Camera" uses an image projection device in combination with one or more cameras to enable various techniques that provide visually...
Method and system for free-view relighting of dynamic scene based on
A method and a related system of free-view relighting for a dynamic scene based on photometric stereo, the method including the steps of: 1) performing...
Systems and methods for converting video
According to some embodiments, systems, methods, apparatus and computer program code for converting 2D video data to 3D video data includes receiving a two...
Videoconferencing system with context sensitive wake features
System and method involving user interfaces and remote control devices. These user interfaces may be particularly useful for providing an intuitive and user...
Methods and systems for 3D animation
A system includes a computer apparatus, a means for display, and a means for storage. The computer apparatus is configured to perform a method of 3D animation....
Telepresence systems with viewer perspective adjustment
Described herein is a telepresence system where a real-time a virtual hologram of a user is displayed at a remote display screen and is rendered from a vantage...
Progressive disclosure of indoor maps
A digital map of a geographic area is displayed via a user interface, and a 3D representation of a building located in the geographic area is displayed on the...
Handheld input device for a computer
Systems and methods for providing an input remotely are provided. In some aspects, a method includes remotely capturing at least a part of a graphical display...
Gesture keyboard method and apparatus
A gesture-enabled keyboard and method are defined. The gesture-enabled keyboard includes a keyboard housing including one or more keyboard keys for typing and a...
Virtual keyboards and methods of providing the same
The present disclosure provides systems, methods and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on computer storage media, for providing virtual keyboards....
Eye tracking control of vehicle entertainment systems
An in-flight entertainment system includes a video display unit facing a user seat. The video display unit includes a display surface that displays images to a...
Image display control apparatus including image shooting unit
An image display control apparatus includes a CPU performing face recognition within an image shot by a camera and detecting a gaze direction from a recognized...
Camera module and method of manufacturing the camera module
A camera module includes an image sensor chip including a substrate having first and second opposite surfaces and a ground pad on the first surface, a housing...
Multi camera endoscope having a side service channel
There is provided herein an endoscope assembly comprising at least one front-pointing camera and at least one front illuminator associated therewith, at least...
Device capable of adjusting images according to body motion of user and
performing method thereof
A device capable of adjusting images according to a body motion of a user and a performing method thereof are disclosed. The device includes a display unit, at...
Fitting systems for golf equipment using camera image for measurement of
individual, and related methods
In one example, a system for fitting golf equipment for an individual can be configured to be used with an electronic device comprising a fitting processor...
Vehicular accessory system
A vehicular accessory system includes an attachment element attached at an interior surface of a windshield of a vehicle and an accessory assembly having a...