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Object information derived from object images
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Automatic image capture
A method of automatically capturing images with precision uses an intelligent mobile device having a camera loaded with an appropriate image capture...
Method and system for determining colour from an image
Embodiments of the invention relate to the determination of the color of a color sample from an image of the color sample. In one embodiment a color sample...
Abnormal behavior detection system and method using automatic
classification of multiple features
Described herein are a system and a method for abnormal behavior detection using automatic classification of multiple features. Features from various sources,...
Three dimensional model method based on combination of ground based images
and images taken from above
A three dimensional model method based on combination of ground based images and images taken from above. An existing 3D model based on images taken from above...
System and method for analyzing data captured by a three-dimensional
In an exemplary embodiment, a system includes a three-dimensional camera and a processor communicatively coupled to the three-dimensional camera. The processor...
Method and apparatus and program
An apparatus for determining the position of a sporting projectile within a scene during a time interval in which the sporting projectile is hidden from the...
Multi-cue object association
Multiple discrete objects within a scene image captured by a single camera track are distinguished as un-labeled from a background model within a first frame of...
Motion analysis through geometry correction and warping
An object in a hot atmosphere with a temperature greater than 400 F in a gas turbine moves in a 3D space. The movement may include a vibrational movement. The...
Real time eye tracking for human computer interaction
A gaze direction determining system and method is provided. A two-camera system may detect the face from a fixed, wide-angle camera, estimates a rough location...
Systems and methods for identifying gaze tracking scene reference
A system is provided for identifying reference locations within the environment of a device wearer. The system includes a scene camera mounted on eyewear or...
Visual tracking system and method thereof
The present invention provides a visual tracking system and its method comprising: a sensor unit, for capturing monitored scenes continuously; an image...
Lens barrel and image pickup apparatus
A lens barrel capable of keeping a stable zoom operation, increasing magnification of an image pickup apparatus with a simple configuration, and decreasing a...
Zoom lens system, imaging device and camera
A zoom lens system comprising: a negative first lens unit; a positive second lens unit; and a positive third lens unit, wherein the first to third lens units...
Method, system, and apparatus for a document camera based book scanner and
reading machine with an automatic...
Disclosed is a portable scanner for digitizing books. The scanner has a first leaf and a second leaf joined to each other at a hinge. A first support member is...
Energy dispersion device
The invention provides an energy dispersion device, spectrograph and method that can be used to evaluate the composition of matter on site without the need for...
Cameral module with sealing structure for portable electronic devices
A sealing structure includes a housing and a camera module. The housing defines an annular groove. The cameral module is assembled in the housing. The camera...
Multi-media device containing a plurality of image capturing devices
A multi-media device and a method for manufacturing the multi-media device is described herein. The multi-media device includes a first and second substrate...
Accessory, camera, accessory shoe, and connector
An accessory which is controlled by a control signal supplied from a camera, includes: a terminal section having a plurality of terminals located adjacent to...
Camera device, exposure control method, and program
A camera device (1) includes an imaging unit (2) which outputs a long exposure signal and a short exposure signal in one field period. A face detection unit (8)...
Camera device and projector device having protective lens
A camera device includes a lens module and a birefringent sapphire lens. The sapphire lens is coupled to the lens module as a light window to protect the lens...
Solid-state image sensor and camera
A solid-state image sensor has a plurality of pixel units, each pixel unit including a plurality of pixels, and a charge-voltage converter shared by the...
Camera sensor defect correction and noise reduction
Systems and methods for camera sensor defect correction and noise reduction are disclosed. In an exemplary implementation, a method may include comparing a...
Red-eye filter method and apparatus
A digital image acquisition system having no photographic film, such as a digital camera, has a flash unit for providing illumination during image capture and a...
Solid-state imaging device, imaging method, and camera module
According to one embodiment, a solid-state imaging device includes an output level determining unit, a random number data generating unit, and an output...
Portable device and control method thereof with temporary standby mode and
temporary camera mode
Disclosed is a control method of a portable device, including activating a normal camera mode of a camera application, activating a normal standby mode upon...
Auto white balance adjustment system, auto white balance adjustment
method, and camera module
According to one embodiment, an auto white balance adjustment system includes a first color judgment gate generation unit and a second color judgment gate...
Systems and methods for measuring depth using images captured by camera
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...
Performing camera control using a remote control device
System and method for user interfaces using remote control devices. More specifically, these user interfaces may be particularly useful for providing an...
A digital camera captures an image of a photographic subject and creates image data, and records this image data upon a recording medium. The digital camera...
Camera for capturing moving images
Provide a camera capable of effectively suppressing image blurring even when high frequency vibrations are imposed. The present invention is a camera for...
Camera calibration method and camera calibration apparatus
With the distance between a reference plane and a line light source (13) maintained at a first distance, the line light source (13) is translated in two...
Method and device for determining calibration parameters of a camera
A method of determining calibration parameters of a camera comprises taking a first image of an object, taking a second image of the object, wherein the...
Device and method for monitoring vehicle surroundings
A vehicle surrounding monitoring device include at least one camera 2 installed in an own vehicle to image a video around the own vehicle, an obstacle sensor 3...
Method and apparatus for checking the fluid in a pipet tip
Methods for detecting the presence and/or volume and/or identity of liquid in a transparent carrier include directing a light source towards the carrier;...
Method and apparatus for 3-dimensional vision and inspection of ball and
like protrusions of electronic components
A method for 3-dimensional vision inspection of objects, such as microelectronic components, which have protrusions as features to be inspected, such as...
System and method for virtual camera control using motion control systems
for augmented three dimensional reality
There is provided a system and method for integrating a virtual rendering system and a motion control system to provide an augmented three-dimensional reality....
Virtual camera control using motion control systems for augmented reality
There is provided a system and method for integrating a virtual rendering system and a motion control system to provide an augmented reality. There is provided...
Optimized stereoscopic camera for real-time applications
A method is provided for an optimized stereoscopic camera with low processing overhead, especially suitable for real-time applications. By constructing a...
Real-time process and technology using image processing to maintain and
ensure viewer comfort during capture,...
A system for real-time image processing to maintain viewer comfort during capture, live transmission, and post-production of stereoscopic 3D imagery system...
Omnidirectional camera and lens hood
An omnidirectional camera comprises a camera assembly 2 having two or more horizontal camera units 6 provided radiantly and a cover 4 for accommodating the...
Portable device displaying an augmented reality image and method of
A portable device according to one embodiment of the present specification includes a camera unit configured to capture a surrounding image located in a front...
Storage medium having stored thereon display control program, display
control apparatus, display control...
Captured image acquisition means acquires a captured image captured by a real camera. Color detection means, in the captured image acquired by the captured...
Pose data via user interaction
Embodiments improve pose data for images via user interaction. A user may model a building in a web browser plug in by mapping positions on two-dimensional...
Method and system for real time rendering of objects from a low resolution
A method is disclosed for real time realistic rendering of objects and more specifically humans in a gaming environment from a single low resolution depth...
Correcting for parallax in electronic displays
The ability of a user to provide input when using a touch screen or other such element of a computing device can be improved by correcting for parallax errors....
Computing device user presence detection
A computing device may detect the presence of a user after the user has not interacted with the computing device for a predetermined time period. The user may...
Smartpad screen management
A multi-display device is adapted to be dockable or otherwise associatable with an additional device. In accordance with one exemplary embodiment, the...
Threat detection sensor suite
A sensor suite for a vehicle, the sensor suite comprising a 3D imaging system, a video camera, and one or more environmental sensors. Data from the sensor suite...
Device calibration for battery type identification
Some embodiments provide a system that facilitates use of an electronic device. The electronic device may be a keyboard, a mouse, a trackpad, a remote control,...