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In-vehicle camera unit having camera built into body
An in-vehicle camera unit has a body to which a lens is attached and prevention members that prevent water drops from falling on the lens. Specifically the body...
Imaging system with multiframe scaler
An electronic device may have a camera module and a host subsystem. The camera module may include a camera sensor and associated image processing and data...
Mosaicing documents for translation using video streams
Aspects of the present disclosure propose techniques for reconstructing a document mosaic using video streams of the document. The streams provide information...
Bundle adjustment based on image capture intervals
Methods, systems, and computer program products are provided for determining camera parameters and three dimensional locations of features from a plurality of...
Processing a video for vascular pattern detection and cardiac function
What is disclosed is a non-contact system and method for determining cardiac function parameters from a vascular pattern identified from RGB and IR video...
Video hashing system and method
In one embodiment, a method of operating a processing system includes receiving a reference video and calculating global camera motion parameters for a...
Image classification and information retrieval over wireless digital
networks and the internet
A method and system for matching an unknown facial image of an individual with an image of a celebrity using facial recognition techniques and human perception...
Mobile imaging device as navigator
Embodiments of the invention are directed to obtaining information based on directional orientation of a mobile imaging device, such as a camera phone. Visual...
Object detecting device
An object detecting device includes a camera ECU that detects an object from image data for a predetermined area has been captured by a monocular camera, a...
Hover detection technology, in which an image is captured from a camera while an illumination source is illuminating an area in front of a display surface and...
Stereo photogrammetry from a single station using a surveying instrument
with an eccentric camera
A method for determining, in relation to a surveying instrument, target coordinates of a point of interest, or target, identified in two images captured by a...
Security system with two-way communication and video
A security system has a camera; a sensor generating a signal in response to a triggering event, and a management module. The triggering event is one of an...
Wireless video monitoring on a mobile device
A mobile device management system including a method for monitoring a remote video camera and event scheduling, synchronization and modification using location...
Wearable computer system
A wearable computer system that provides for convenient and efficient use of all fingers while the user is standing, reclining or using hands intermittently for...
Information handling system integrated camera lens cover
Inadvertent or malicious viewing of an information handling system end user by an integrated camera is prevented with a mechanical shutter that actuates to...
Control of light emission at different brightnesses corresponding to
A camera-mounted cellular phone (1) comprises a camera sensor (3) which picks up an image, a switch (2) which is configured to switch and set at least equal to...
Depth estimation based on interpolation of inverse focus statistics
Embodiments are directed towards performing depth estimation within a digital camera system based on interpolation of inverse focus statistics. After an image...
Image pickup apparatus and camera module
An image pickup apparatus includes an optical sensor including a light receiving unit, a sealing material configured to protect the optical sensor on a side of...
Solid-state imaging device and camera module with IR filter having
wavelength characteristics to block both IR...
According to one embodiment, a solid-state imaging device includes a pixel array and an infrared light eliminating portion. The pixel array has a plurality of...
Solid-state imaging device and camera system
A solid-state imaging device includes: a pixel unit in which a plurality of pixels are arranged in a matrix pattern; and a pixel signal read-out unit including...
Solid-state image sensor, method of manufacturing the same, and camera
A solid-state image sensor includes a first semiconductor region of a first conductivity type, a second semiconductor region of a second conductivity type that...
Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and camera module
According to one embodiment, an image processing apparatus includes a pixel interpolation unit. The pixel interpolation unit includes a calculating unit that...
Camera system to facilitate a cascade of imaging effects
This invention provides for a camera system having a plurality of hand held camera devices connected together in series. Each camera device includes an image...
Image data processing apparatus and electronic camera
An image data processing apparatus includes a data size conversion device that changes a data size of an image data at an optional ratio, the image data has a...
Hand held image capture device with multi-core processor for facial
A hand held image capture device that has a camera with an image sensor to capture a scene viewed by the camera and, a central processor having multiple...
Systems and methods for parallax measurement using camera arrays
incorporating 3 x 3 camera configurations
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...
Advanced video camera privacy lock
A video camera privacy lock is set forth. The video camera privacy lock includes a low level filter driver that install and maintains a first position in a...
Anti-vibration actuator and lens unit and camera furnished with same
The present invention is an anti-vibration actuator (10) for moving an image stabilizing lens (16), having: a fixed portion (12); a movable portion (14) to...
Method and system for image and metadata management
A method and system for image and metadata management are described in which a server may communicate with multiple cameras from a single photographic session...
Systems and methods for determining, storing, and using metadata for video
Certain embodiments provide methods and systems that link a video recording device and a processing device to enhance video media content development workflow...
Rear vision system for a vehicle
A camera vision system for a vehicle includes a rear backup video camera operable to capture video images rearward of the vehicle during a rear backup maneuver...
Image synthesis device
Disclosed is an image synthesis device including an area determining unit 3 for selecting a vehicle-mounted camera 1 used for generation of a bird's-eye view...
Front end mounted video camera for vehicle
A vehicle camera mount has a bracket, a support arm, and a camera housing. The bracket is used to fasten the support arm to a vehicle. The camera housing is...
Video motion compensation and stabilization gimbaled imaging system
A system and method for compensating for image distortions formed by the motion of a computerized camera system mounted on a moving platform. The camera system...
Retinal concave array compound camera system
The present invention provides a camera system having a compound array of imaging sensors disposed in a retinal configuration. The system preferably comprises a...
Portable digital video camera configured for remote image acquisition
control and viewing
A wearable digital video camera (10) is equipped with wireless connection protocol and global navigation and location positioning system technology to provide...
System and method for monitoring multiple targets using a single camera
Techniques to monitor multiple targets with a single camera are disclosed. In one embodiment, an image sensor is provided with two or more readout circuits,...
Determining position in a projection capture system
In one example, a projection capture system includes: a visible light projector to project a pattern on to a surface of a GUI control object placed on or above...
Determining a geometric parameter from a single image
Systems, devices, features, and methods for determining a geometric parameter from an image are disclosed. For example, one method for determining the geometric...
Device for forming a high-resolution image, imaging system, and method for
deriving a high-spatial-resolution image
A device for forming a high-resolution image of an object is provided. The device comprises: an electronic camera for capturing an intermediate image of the...
Apparatus and method for capturing images
An apparatus is provided for capturing images including a base, and image capture adjustment mechanism, a first camera, and a second camera. The base is...
Combining data from multiple image sensors
A method of combining data from multiple sensors is disclosed. The method includes receiving lines of image data at an image processor having an input for a...
Stereoscopic imaging systems with convergence control for reducing
conflicts between accomodation and convergence
An electronic device may have a stereoscopic camera module with left and right image sensors separated by a stereo base line. The camera module may have an...
Three-dimensional measuring device and board inspection device
A board inspection device includes an irradiation device for irradiating light on a printed circuit board, a CCD camera for imaging the irradiated part of the...
Camera calibration method and medium and 3D object reconstruction method
and medium using the same
A camera calibration method and medium and a 3-dimensional (3D) object reconstruction method and medium using the camera calibration method are provided. The...
System and method for online inspection of turbines including aspheric
Optical camera systems for nondestructive internal inspection of online, operating power generation turbines, including gas turbine combustor and turbine...
Method and apparatus for computing error-bounded position and orientation
of panoramic cameras in real-world...
Techniques for computing error-bounded position and orientation (pose) of a panoramic camera in real-world environments. Such environments may include large...
System and method for providing depth adaptive video conferencing
A method is provided in one example and includes capturing panoramic image data through a first camera in a camera cluster, and capturing close-up image data...
Mobile terminal and method of controlling the same
A mobile terminal is presented. The mobile terminal includes an elongated body having a central axis and being structured to form an outer side having a...
Methods and systems for contactlessly controlling electronic devices
according to signals from a digital camera...
An embodiment of a method for contactlessly controlling an electronic apparatus, performed by a processor of the electronic apparatus. A camera module of the...