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The present invention determines the dimensions and volume of an object by using a novel 3-D camera that measures the distance to every reflective point in its...
Imaging device with lens barrell information communications
An imaging device is provided that includes a camera body, a lens barrel, a lens barrel information transmitter, and an image sensor driver. The image sensor is...
Digital camera and storage medium for image signal processing for white
A CCD captures a subject image passed through a taking lens and an image processing circuit performs various types of image pre-treatment including gamma...
A tagging camera device may include an image capturing logic configured to receive an image signal containing data representing at least one of a photographic...
Digital camera with quad core processor
A digital camera that has a CMOS image sensor and a central processor. The central processor has four processing units and an image sensor interface integrated...
Embodiments provide a video camera that can be configured to highly compress video data in a visually lossless manner. The camera can be configured to transform...
Systems and methods for synthesizing high resolution images using
Systems and methods in accordance with embodiments of the invention are disclosed that use super-resolution (SR) processes to use information from a plurality...
Camera based interaction and instruction
Disclosed are methods and apparatus for instructing persons using computer based programs and/or remote instructors. One or more video cameras obtain images of...
Image processing apparatus and method, image processing system and program
There is provided an image processing apparatus including multiple imaging units included in a stereo camera, the multiple imaging units configured to...
Measurement method, measurement apparatus, computer readable recording
medium having stored therein measurement...
A theoretical motion blur amount is calculated. A static state image is acquired. For each of the plurality of shutter speed values, a bokeh amount at the...
System and method for assigning cameras and codes to geographic locations
and generating security alerts using...
A system and method for generating security alerts for a facility is presented. The system can comprise a server, cameras operable to stream video to the server...
Tracking and counting wheeled transportation apparatuses
Tracking and counting wheeled transportation apparatuses is disclosed. Initially, three or more first images are received from a first camera having a first...
In-vehicle camera and in-vehicle camera system
In the present invention, images at a front side or a rear side of a vehicle are obtained from a plurality of image capturing devices and a disparity and a...
Image display device
Disclosed is an image display device that allows intuitive guidance of a vehicle body based on an assisting image displaced in a screen. The image display...
Method and apparatus for providing and determining integrity of video
A method and apparatus for providing and determining integrity of video is provided herein. During operation, a trusted unit such as a computer housed within a...
Systems and methods for managing video data
Described herein are systems and methods for managing video data. In overview, various embodiments provide software, hardware and methodologies associated with...
Method and apparatus for generating infrastructure-based basic safety
A roadside infrastructure system configured to generate and broadcast basic safety message data to augment vehicle safety applications. In one example, a...
Apparatus and method for analyzing thermal properties of composite
Embodiments of the present invention provide methods and apparatus for analyzing thermal properties of bonding materials within a composite structure. One...
3-D auto-convergence camera
Automatically converging a plurality of images for use in a stereoscopic camera system including a plurality of 2-D cameras, the method including: receiving a...
Time of flight camera unit and optical surveillance system
A time of flight, TOF, camera unit for an optical surveillance system and an optical surveillance system comprising such a TOF camera is disclosed. The TOF...
Video communicating apparatus having eye-to-eye communication function and
Provided are a video communication apparatus having an eye-to-eye communication function that enables video communication users to communicate with each other...
Providing audio playback during a conference based on conference system
In various embodiments, a system may include a first conferencing system with a first speaker and a second speaker. The first conferencing system may be coupled...
Hospital TV/monitor display control with hierarchical access control
An interactive communication system (400) includes a plurality of in-room video communications system (1250) each including an audio microphone (460), a video...
Composition manager camera
A system and method may be provided to access images through a camera service, where the images are generated by a non-sensor image source, such as a...
System and method for providing object location information and physical
The present invention provides a method (500) executed on a processor for providing object information about an object in proximity to a display screen. The...
Portable optical touch system and operating method thereof
A portable optical touch system is disclosed in the present invention. The portable optical touch system includes two camera devices movably connected with each...
Gesture-based user interface employing video camera
Systems and methods for providing a free-space gesture-based user interface for a computer workstation and desktop software applications are disclosed. In one...
Head mount display device and method for controlling the same
A head mount display (HMD) device according to one embodiment comprises a camera unit configured to capture an image at a front of the HMD device, a distance...
Photoconductive antenna, terahertz wave generating device, camera, imaging
device, and measuring device
A photoconductive antenna is adapted to generate terahertz waves when irradiated by pulsed light. The photoconductive antenna includes a first conductive...
System and methods for detection of particles
Particles of interest such as DNA, RNA may be detected in trace quantities by subjecting the particles to concentration by scodaphoresis, detecting a signal...
Method and apparatus for joining panels constituting components of
motor-vehicle bodies, with quality control
A substantial portion of the peripheral edges of two panels forming a component of a motor-vehicle body, in particular a front bonnet of a motor-vehicle, is...
Hand-held ear vacuum with camera and video display
An ear speculum that includes a body having an ear-contacting tip with an opening; a light providing member; a viewing member; and a vacuum intake port, wherein...
Webcam illumination frame
An illumination frame attaches to a laptop computer, computer notebook, table or other communications device having a camera. The frame has a series of light...
Camera having projection unit with light source
An electronic device includes: a projection unit that includes a light source and projects an optical image with light from the light source; a shift unit that...
Graphical application system
A graphical application system, with a surface spattering device, with at least one nozzle for expelling a spattering material onto a target surface, a nozzle...
Crash simulation and crash simulation method
A crash simulation system has a parallel carriage (4) guided to move in a translatory manner and at least one camera (11-13) with an associated brake device....
Intermediate adapter for a camera
Audio/Video monitoring service using set-top boxes and application servers
An audio/video monitoring system is disclosed, comprising a combination of one or more set-top boxes and application servers in a service provider's network....
Retail loss prevention using biometric data
Systems and methods are disclosed herein for estimating the risk of criminal activity in a retail setting. Using video data, biometric data for an individual...
Apparatus for taking out bulk stored articles by robot
An article take-out apparatus including, acquiring a reference container image including an open end face of a container by imaging operation by an camera,...
Monitoring and control system for commodity loading
A system for in-vehicle monitoring and control of commodity loading, such a grain or loose or fluid materials, from a storage bin to a transport bin using a...
Methods and systems employing digital content
A portable device for use with audio or visual content (e.g., an MP3 player-like device, or a camera-enabled device) is equipped with one or more...
Discreetly positional camera housing
A camera housing positionably coupled to an electronic appliance is disclosed. Preferably, the camera housing is positionable in two discrete positions such...
Indoor positioning using camera and optical signal
A method for detecting a collector device in an indoor area associated with imaging devices covering the area includes a plurality of collector devices emitting...
Remote control operations in a video conference
Some embodiments provide a method for allowing a first device that is in a video conference with a second mobile device to remotely control the second mobile...
Image pickup apparatus
An image pickup apparatus includes a camera body 1 including a monitor unit 11, a lens barrel 2 and a lens body 3 which include an image pickup optical system...