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Virtual camera operator
A method and apparatus for virtual camera operation is disclosed. Virtual camera operation may include identifying potential subjects of a video stream by...
System and method for filtering data captured by a 2D camera
In an exemplary embodiment, a system includes a camera and a processor communicatively coupled to the camera. The processor is operable to access visual data...
Object learning method, object tracking method using the same, and object
learning and tracking system
The present invention relates to an object learning method that minimizes time required for learning an object, an object tracking method using the object...
Rain detection apparatus and method
A rain detection apparatus includes a camera that views a surface and a processor that captures an image from the camera. The processor generates a signal...
Systems and methods for providing customer support
Systems and methods are disclosed for providing sales or customer support using a telephone having a camera to capture at least a partial image of a product or...
Network management system and internetworking unit
A network management system which can easily rebuild the system even when a switch in the configuration of cars occurs. A monitor apparatus including monitor...
Optical device for camera testing
An optical device is to be disposed between a test screen and a test camera that captures an image on the test screen through the optical device. The optical...
This invention teaches a new generation of prompting system which allows an ordinary user to conveniently couple a LCD based prompting box to a video camera or...
Simulated large aperture lens
A camera apparatus includes a photogrammetric range sensor, small aperture lens and a processor configured to carry out a method for simulating a large aperture...
Lens barrel mechanical interference prevention measures for camera module
voice coil motor design
A camera module has an image sensor and a lens assembly that includes a lens barrel having a first cylindrical portion that includes an externally threaded...
Image processing method using sensed eye position
A method for processing an image previously captured by a camera and stored in a memory of the camera, includes the steps of sensing the position of an eye in...
Method for correcting image data from an image sensor having image pixels
and non-image pixels, and image...
A method for correcting image data, in particular for color correction and cross-talk reduction of image data obtained by an image sensor comprising image...
Camera preview via video tag
In one embodiment, a computing device incorporating a camera receives an instruction associated with the camera to display an image generated by the camera in...
Capturing and processing of images using monolithic camera array with
A camera array, an imaging device and/or a method for capturing image that employ a plurality of imagers fabricated on a substrate is provided. Each imager...
Internal signal diversion with camera shuttering for mobile communication
A mobile communications device includes a display, one or more sources comprising at least one microphone and at least one camera, a wireless communications...
Camera with data transmission control unit
A camera includes: an image-capturing unit that captures an image of a subject to acquire image data; an image storing unit that stores a plurality of image...
Headset based telecommunications platform
A hands-free wireless wearable GPS enabled video camera and audio-video communications headset, mobile phone and personal media player, capable of real-time...
Automatic image equalization for surround-view video camera systems
A method of automatically equalizing image data generated by a surround-view camera system of a vehicle. The method includes receiving a first, second, third,...
Monitoring camera device with wireless control
A monitoring camera device includes an exterior casing made of elastic material, an interior casing made of rigid material and attached to an inner surface of...
Electronic device and method for automatically adjusting viewing angle of
In a method for adjusting a viewing angle of 3D images using an electronic device, the electronic device includes a distance sensor, a camera lens and a 3D...
Storage medium having stored therein stereoscopic image display program,
stereoscopic image display device,...
An example game device sets a reference distance for a distance from a real camera in an image-capturing direction, and displays a right captured image and a...
3D camera and imaging method
A 3D camera comprises first and second laterally displaced optical imaging systems each comprising one or more lenses. The optical imaging systems also each...
Method and device for generating a representation of surroundings
It is proposed that, on the assumption that the surrounding area forms a known topography, a representation is produced from a form of the topography, the...
Portable apparatus and microcomputer
The data processing unit generates image data such that the camera unit is caused to acquire a plurality of data captured with a focal length changed in...
Method for capturing three dimensional image
A method for capturing a three dimensional (3D) image by using a single-lens camera is provided. First, a first image is captured. According to a focus distance...
Computing device, storage medium, and method for controlling manipulation
of the computing device
A method controls manipulation of a computing device. The method turns on a camera device to capture images and gestures of a manipulation owner, analyzes the...
Display apparatus having video call function, method thereof, and video
A display apparatus having a video call function, a control method for controlling the display apparatus, and a video call system that uses the display...
Feature tracking for device input
A user can emulate touch screen events with motions and gestures that the user performs at a distance from a computing device. A user can utilize specific...
Multi-user interaction with handheld projectors
A device-mounted infrared (IR) camera and a hybrid visible/IR light projector may be used to project visible animation sequences along with invisible (to the...
MRI safety system
In a MRI system housed within a room there is provided a movable magnet and additional components for other procedures on the patient, a control system is...
Nonvolatile memory device using a tunnel oxide as a passive current
Embodiments of the invention generally include a method of forming a nonvolatile memory device that contains a resistive switching memory element that has...
Excitation light source assembly
An excitation light source assembly includes a housing defining a central opening therein and a plurality of lamp receptacles surrounding the central opening....
Luggage incorporating a weight determination mechanism and location
The present invention is a smart luggage having an outer case and an inner case with a weight determination mechanism therebetween in electrical communication...
Dual-facing camera assembly
Embodiments of the invention relate to a camera assembly including a rear-facing camera and a front-facing camera operatively coupled together (e.g., bonded,...
Apparatus for treating an eye with laser radiation
An apparatus for treating an eye with laser radiation exhibits the following: a laser radiation source (12) for generating laser radiation (14), means (20, 24,...
Medical system providing dynamic registration of a model of an anatomical
structure for image-guided surgery
A medical system provides navigation assistance to a surgeon so that the surgeon may navigate a flexible medical device through linked passages of an anatomical...
Otoscanner with camera for video and scanning
An otoscanner including an otoscanner body, the body comprising a hand grip, the body having mounted upon it an ear probe, a tracking illumination emitter, a...
Camera apparatus and method of controlling camera apparatus
A camera apparatus includes: a cover that has transparency; a rotatable camera unit that is provided inside the cover; a shade plate portion that includes a...
Infrared video tracking for use in projecting onto dynamic water features
A projection system for projecting a still or video image onto a liquid surface. The system includes an agitation mechanism selectively operable to generate gas...
Ophthalmological analysis instrument and method
An ophthalmological analysis instrument for measuring a topography of a surface of an eye includes a projection apparatus and a monitoring apparatus. The...
Automated detection of eye nystagmus
A system for detection of eye nystagmus in a test subject includes a camera to capture digital images in a series of sequential digital image frames of the test...
Digital measurement system with magnetic card reader and method for
A digital measurement system and method for optical applications including a mobile client device having a digital camera and an audio port, and a laser...
Breaking apparatus and breaking method for substrate made of brittle
In a breaking operation, a substrate is moved so that a blade can be situated in line with a scribe line, and the blade is lowered to break the substrate. After...
Archery apparatus, system, and method with automatic device activation
Systems, apparatuses, and methods for automatically activating and/or controlling one or more accessory devices for an archery apparatus, including circuitry...
Device for connecting a smart/cell phone camera to an optical device
Storage medium storing user information registration program and user
information registration method
An installer file, an application program file, and other such files are stored in image memory provided within a camera. Upon connection of the camera to a...
Trajectory retrieval system, method and software for trajectory data
Surveillance systems are used in general to monitor buildings, public places, traffic and the like. These systems conventionally comprise a plurality of...
Method for determining installation position of portable information
terminal on vehicle
In a method for determining an installation position of a portable information terminal on a vehicle, a present camera image showing a camera image at a present...
Pictures using voice commands and automatic upload
A system and method is disclosed for enabling user friendly interaction with a camera system. Specifically, the inventive system and method has several aspects...