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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...
Silicon single crystal pull-up apparatus and method of manufacturing
silicon single crystal
A silicon single crystal pull-up apparatus is provided with a chamber into which an inert gas is introduced; a crucible that supports a silicon melt within the...
Method, device and endoscopy capsule to detect information about the
three-dimensional structure of the inner...
In a method and a device to detect information about the three-dimensional structure of the inner surface of a body cavity of a patient with an endoscopy...
Camera socket connector
An electrical connector suitable for correspondingly housing an electronic module, the electrical connector having an insulation body, a plurality of conductive...
Camera mount for sports board
A camera system is configured to detachably couple to a camera mount, which in turn can be attached to an apparatus such as a sports board. The camera mount...
Pan/tilt head with tilt range extender
A pan/tilt head that can be used with a camera is disclosed that includes a tilt range extender. The pan/tilt head has a main housing formed from a central...
Non-invasive optical monitoring
The invention provides a method and system for non-invasive analysis. In particular the inventive system relates optical techniques involving infra-red, visible...
Safety apparatus for closing and opening a door
An apparatus automatically closes and opens a door in a frame. The door is controlled by a controller providing a safety mode for retaining the door in an open...
Combined rear view camera and brake light assembly
Vehicle exception event management systems
Exception event recorders and analysis systems include: vehicle mounted sensors arranged as a vehicle event recorder to capture both discrete and non-discrete...
Mobile devices having fax capabilities
Devices, systems and methods are disclosed which relate to incorporating a fax machine function into a mobile device. A camera on the mobile device is used to...
Navigating with a camera device
A navigation system and method are described. A destination may be determined for a user. A starting location may be determined for the user using data obtained...
In one arrangement, a first device presents a display that is based on context data, derived from one or more of its sensors. This display is imaged by a camera...
Method and apparatus for camera motion analysis in video
Embodiments disclose methods and apparatuses for camera motion analysis in a video, wherein one of the methods includes: analyzing, video segments with...
Surround video playback
Methods and systems are disclosed including a computing device configured to allow a user to view a multi-stream video from a selected angle/direction with...
Image processing device, image processing method, and image processing
An image processing device has an image input part to which a frame image of an imaging area taken with an infrared camera is input, a background model storage...
Systems and methods for 2D image and spatial data capture for 3D stereo
Systems and methods for 2D image and spatial data capture for 3D stereo imaging are disclosed. The system utilizes a cinematography camera and at least one...