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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...
Shake compensation control apparatus, optical device, image capturing
apparatus, and control method of shake...
The image capturing apparatus detects a rotational shake and translational shake produced by an apparatus by a rotational velocity meter and an acceleration...
Multi-scale adaptive fusion with contrast normalization
A computer implemented method for fusing images taken by a plurality of cameras is disclosed, comprising the steps of: receiving a plurality of images of the...
Dust detection system and digital camera
A dust detection system, comprising a receiver, a dust extraction block, a memory and an image correction block, is provided. The receiver receives an image...
Methods and systems for content processing
Cell phones and other portable devices are equipped with a variety of technologies by which existing functionality can be improved, and new functionality can be...
Method and apparatus for foreground object detection
The present invention utilizes depth images captured by a depth camera to detect foreground/background. The method comprises establishing a single background...
System for presenting high-interest-level images
A system comprising an image display; a digital camera positioned to capture images of persons viewing the image display; and a memory system storing...
Device to transmit data by displaying a coded image generated according to
a selectable encoding scheme and...
A communications system includes a first device with a first display, and a first processor configured to generate at least one coded image according to a...
Digital data interface device
The present invention is directed a digital data interface device for transferring digital presentation data at a high rate over a communication link. The...
Graphics multi-media IC and method of its operation
A graphics multi-media integrated circuit (GMIC) is connected to a host processor over two serial links: a half duplex bi-directional serial link which accords...
Zoom lens, camera apparatus, information device and mobile information
A zoom lens includes a first lens group having a positive refractive power, a second lens group having a negative refractive power, an aperture stop, a third...
Camera apparatus and image pickup apparatus including the same
Provided is a camera apparatus including a lens apparatus which is attachable thereto and detachable therefrom, the camera apparatus including: an optical...
Zoom lens system, interchangeable lens apparatus and camera system
A zoom lens system, in order from an object side to an image side, comprising a first lens unit having negative optical power, a second lens unit having...
Document camera apparatus and method for capturing, processing, and
displaying image data
A document camera includes: n (n.gtoreq.2) imagers; a temporal storage that temporarily stores m sets of image data captured by m (1.ltoreq.m.ltoreq.n) imagers...
Cell observation device and cell observation method
A cell observation device is provided with a reflection interference shutter 106A which adjusts a light quantity of light emitted from a reflection interference...
Electronic camera with self-explanation/diagnosis mode
An electronic camera having a plurality of functions including capturing and recording images is provided. The electronic camera includes an operation input...
Solid-state imaging device, manufacturing method thereof, camera, and
A solid-state imaging device is provided, which includes a photodiode having a first conductivity type semiconductor area that is dividedly formed for each...
Image capture and processing integrated circuit for a camera
An image capture and processing (ICP) integrated circuit (IC) is provided for a camera. The ICP IC includes an imaging array which, in turn, includes image...
Frame to frame persistent shadow reduction within an image
An apparatus, computer program product, and method for reducing persistent shadows within an image. The apparatus includes a camera configured to generate...
Method and system for image centering during zooming
The methods and systems described herein are directed to image processing. More specifically, the image processing described herein may include centering an...
Content aware storage of video data
Video analytics and a mass storage unit are contained in a camera housing of a video camera. The video analytics analyzes video data produced by the video...
A video camera can be configured to highly compress video data in a visually lossless manner. The camera can be configured to transform blue and red image data...
Camera module for reducing shutter delay, camera including the same, and
method of driving the same
A camera module includes an image sensor configured to convert an optical signal received through a lens into an electrical signal and generate full-size image...
Digital video camera with internal data sample compression
An apparatus generally comprising a first encoder, a decoder and a second encoder is disclosed. The first encoder may be configured to generate a plurality of...
Methods and apparatus for subspace video stabilization
Methods, apparatus, and computer-readable storage media for subspace video stabilization. A subspace video stabilization technique may provide a robust and...
Fast zero recovery with alpha blending in gyroscopic image stabilization
Systems and methods for performing fast zero recovery with alpha blending with digital image stabilization implemented in a digital camera. The digital camera...
Method and device for camera calibration
Techniques pertaining to methods and devices for calibrating camera parameters are disclosed. According to one aspect of the present invention, objects on an...
Imaging based auto display grid configuration system and method
An apparatus and method provides an automated mechanism for configuring a position arrangement of displays in a group of displays, such as a display grid. The...
Vehicle rearview back-up system and method
A vehicle rearview back-up system includes a backup camera, a display, a calculator, a storage unit, a detector, and a moving unit. The backup camera captures...
Camera calibration apparatus
A captured image including a preferential calibration index arranged in an exclusive region in a first plane and a non-preferential calibration index arranged...
Method for exposure control for a camera in a motor vehicle
A method for exposure control for a camera system in a motor vehicle is provided. The camera system records a sequence of images of the surroundings of the...
Tamper-resistant video surveillance network
A network of surveillance digital video cameras is provided. Each camera records video data and provides the video recordings to other networked cameras as well...
Doorbell communication systems and methods
Methods can include using a doorbell to wirelessly communicate with a remotely located computing device. Doorbells can include a speaker, a microphone, a...
One camera stereo system
A one camera system that measures golf club and golf ball kinematics is disclosed. Preferably, a plurality of retroreflective or fluorescent markers are placed...
Line scan calibration method and apparatus
A method and apparatus for assessing at least one of motion linearity of a motion stage, stage motion straightness of a motion stage, image capture...
Camera calibration using an easily produced 3D calibration pattern
A system for computing one or more calibration parameters of a camera is disclosed. The system includes a processor and a memory. The processor is configured to...
Real-time video coding using graphics rendering contexts
A method for encoding video for streaming includes receiving a plurality of sequential image frames generated by a 3D graphics rendering engine. Graphics...
Storage medium, information processing apparatus, information processing
method and information processing system
A computer-readable storage medium having stored therein an information processing program to be executed by a computer is provided. The information processing...
Content transmission apparatus, content transmission method, content
reproduction apparatus, content...
Disclosed herein is a content transmission apparatus, including: a retaining section adapted to retain a multi viewpoint video content formed from a plurality...
System and method for controlling videoconference with touch screen
A videoconferencing system includes a touch screen display device and a videoconferencing unit. The display device displays video data for the videoconference...
Adaptation of video for use with different number of cameras and displays
In one embodiment, a method includes identifying priority objects in a composite image created from one or more input video streams, processing the composite...
Positional context determination with multi marker confidence ranking
An augmented reality (AR) system receives image data from a camera of mobile device. The image data includes images of objects in the field of view of and at...
Real-time three-dimensional real environment reconstruction apparatus and
A real-time three-dimensional (3D) real environment reconstruction apparatus and method are provided. The real-time 3D real environment reconstruction apparatus...
Authentication of "source" for brands
A unique identifier and Authentication System is created to Authenticate to interested parties the BRAND "SOURCE" of: articles (such as clothing, accessories,...
Light distribution control system for vehicle
Provided is a light distribution control system for vehicle in which each of left and right head lamp housings is provided with camera that picks up image of...
Vehicle movement activated electrical power generator, and method for
providing electrical power for roadside...
Electrical power generation from vehicle movement where there is limited or no access to a power grid. A turbine disposed alongside, above, or under the road,...
Methods and apparatus for multi-camera X-ray flat panel detector
According to some aspects, a device comprising a plurality of cameras arranged in an array, each of the plurality of cameras producing a signal indicative of...
Disclosed is an IR measuring instrument (1) comprising a least one sensor element (29) which is sensitive to infrared radiation and generates an output signal...
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 first and second...