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Activity triggered photography in metaverse applications
A system, method and program product for collecting image data from within a metaverse. A system is provided that includes: a graphical user interface (GUI) for...
Interactive and shared viewing experience
A shared environment is provided for electronic media devices such as game consoles which have Internet connectivity for receiving streaming video content. The...
Control panel and serial port communication arbiter for touch screen with
A control panel and a serial port communication arbiter for a touch screen with a camera are provided. A serial port communication method for a touch screen...
Digital camera with high dynamic range mode of operation
A digital camera is provided with a high dynamic range (HDR) mode of operation wherein a nominal exposure is automatically bracketed by one or more under...
Light focusing device
A device for detachably coupling with a camera. The device includes a mount configured to detachably couple with a hot shoe of the camera. The mount includes a...
Apparatus, medium, and method for photographing based on face detection
A photographing method, medium, and apparatus based on face detection in a portable camera. The portable photographing apparatus may include an image input unit...
Lens barrel and camera system capable of correcting tracking data and
A lens barrel includes a moving lens unit that moves in accordance with a zooming operation, a focus lens that moves to correct an image plane variation caused...
Moving body photographing system, moving body photographing apparatus,
moving body photographing method and...
A moving body photographing system, apparatus, method and program wherein an individual can easily take a photograph while operating the moving body. A portable...
System and method of identifying visual objects
A system and method of identifying objects is provided. In one aspect, the system and method includes a hand-held device with a display, camera and processor....
Systems and methods for imaging of falling objects
Imaging of falling objects is described. Multiple images of a falling object can be captured substantially simultaneously using multiple cameras located at...
Person clothing feature extraction device, person search device, and
processing method thereof
A person's region is detected from input video of a surveillance camera; a person's direction in the person's region is determined; the separability of person's...
Concave surface modeling in image-based visual hull
Apparatus and methods disclosed herein provide for a set of reference images obtained from a camera and a reference image obtained from a viewpoint to capture...
Stabilization method for vibrating video frames
A method of performing video stabilization may be applied to unstable frames captured by a vibrating camera. The method includes checking if the frame is...
Encoding and decoding multi-view video while accommodating absent or
unreliable camera parameters
A method of encoding multi-view video using camera parameters and a method of decoding multi-view video using the camera parameters are provided. The method of...
Camera module and method for manufacturing same
A method for manufacturing camera modules for use in portable electronic devices, such as mobile phones, is provided. More specifically, in camera modules...
Optical imaging system for pickup
An optical imaging system for pickup, sequentially arranged from an object side to an image side, comprising: the first lens element with positive refractive...
Electro-optic liquid crystal camera iris providing angle independent
transmission for uniform gray shades
A high-contrast electro-optic liquid crystal camera iris provides angle independent transmission for uniform gray shades. The liquid crystal iris comprises a...
Hand-held quad core processing apparatus
A hand-held apparatus is provided having a digital camera, a display, a miniature keyboard, a network interface, and four interconnected processing units...
Camera module with protective air ventilation channel
A camera module with a vent in a housing thereof to allow for fluid communication between an interior of the camera module and an exterior of the camera module....
Wafer level camera module with active optical element
A wafer level camera module can be easily connected to a host device via mounting surface contacts. The module includes an electrically controllable active...
Method and apparatus for driving camera
Disclosed are a method and apparatus for enabling a mobile terminal to drive a camera with low power. The mobile terminal applies power to an image sensor in...
Flash system for camera module
A camera module having a flash that is provided therein. The flash may be an LED light source. The LED may come in a package that is generally rectangular, with...
Automated camera assembly with infrared detector curtain
An automated camera assembly comprising a camera and a detector for triggering the camera, wherein the detector includes an adjustable field of view. The...
Method and system for controlling external lens
A method and a system for controlling an external lens, applicable to a main device to control a lens module connected thereto, are provided. The main device...
Mobile electronic device
A mobile electronic device 10 includes a projector 34, a camera 36, and a processing unit 22. The projector 34 projects an image, and the camera 36 captures the...
Solid-state image pickup device and camera system
A solid-state image pickup device and a camera system in which: (1) counters are organized into a counter group and a memory group on a column-by-column basis;...
Accurately extracting information using multiple images
During an information-extraction technique, a user of the electronic device may be instructed by an application executed by an electronic device (such as a...
Systems and methods for concurrently playing multiple images from a
Methods for storing on a storage or memory medium, and retrieving, and displaying of multiple images in a registered manner, the images have been recorded...
Portable hand-held device having stereoscopic image camera
A portable hand-held device is provided having a digital camera and a processor. The digital camera has two image sensors respectively arranged to capture...
System and method for efficiently transferring data from an electronic
A system and method for efficiently transferring data from an electronic camera device includes a camera device that is configured to capture image data and...
Systems and methods for performing gyroscopic image stabilization
Systems and methods for performing digital image stabilization implemented in a digital camera. The digital camera includes a gyroscope to measure motion of the...
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...
Configuration of image capturing settings
There is provided a method for configuring a set of image capturing settings of a camera for a first scene condition type currently viewed by the camera. The...
Combined backup camera and driver alertness system for a vehicle
A combined backup camera and driver alertness system for a vehicle includes an imaging device that is adapted to be supported on a vehicle for capturing images...
Adaptable wireless vehicle vision system based on wireless communication
A vision system for a vehicle includes a camera subsystem and a display subsystem. The camera subsystem includes an imaging sensor disposed at an equipped...
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...
An imaging system comprising: a light source for illuminating a scene with a known intensity light; a camera having an optic axis and center that images the...
Clear path detection with patch smoothing approach
A method for detecting a clear path of travel for a vehicle utilizing analysis of an image generated by a camera device located upon the vehicle includes...
Methods and arrangements for processing image data
The present disclosure provides methods and systems for processing data. One claim recites a method practiced using used a user's camera-equipped portable...
Systems and methods for spatially controlled scene illumination
A scene illumination system is provided that produces spatially uniform or controlled brightness levels for machine vision applications. The system includes a...
Camera module, image processing apparatus, and image processing method
According to one embodiment, an image processing apparatus includes a refocus filter generating unit and a refocus image generating unit. The refocus image...
Anonymized video analysis methods and systems
Methods and systems for anonymized video analysis are described. In one embodiment, a first silhouette image of a person in a living unit may be accessed. The...
Utilizing depth information to create 3D tripwires in video
A method of processing a digital video sequence is provided that includes detecting a foreground object in an image captured by a depth camera, determining...
Stereoscopic image aligning apparatus, stereoscopic image aligning method,
and program of the same
A stereoscopic image aligning apparatus (200) automatically aligns image pairs for stereoscopic viewing in a shorter amount of time than conventional...
Holographic projection real-time 3D display system and method
A real-time color holographic three-dimensional (3D) display system and method realized by using principles of digital holographic display and a common...
Video communication method, device and system
In the field of communication, embodiments of the present invention provide a video communication method, device and system. The technical solutions provided by...
Input system and related method for an electronic device
An input system for an electronic device including a main body includes an input device installed outside of the main body, comprising a plurality of input...
Image recognition apparatus, operation determining method and
An accurate determination of an operation is possible. Data photographed by a video camera is read by an image reading unit, and an image of an operator is...
Gesture control system
A method for controlling a device comprises: a) providing a mobile device comprising a camera; b) positioning said mobile device such that said camera acquires...
Smartpad screen modes
A multi-display device is adapted to be dockable or otherwise associatable with an additional device. In accordance with one exemplary embodiment, the...