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System and method for onboard vision processing
An unmanned aerial vehicle with a camera and conventional sensors, where the processor navigates the vehicle based at least in part on the image data and the...
Method and apparatus for simultaneous localization and mapping of robot
A SLAM of a robot is provided. The position of a robot and the position of feature data may be estimated by acquiring an image of the robot's surroundings,...
Apparatus and method for transferring gloves
The present invention relates to an apparatus for transferring a glove (100) from a conveyor (200) characterized by: a camera (10); a pick-up assembly (20)...
Opposed view and dual head detector apparatus for diagnosis and biopsy
with image processing methods
The invention relates generally to biopsy needle guidance which employs an x-ray/gamma image spatial co-registration methodology. A gamma camera is configured...
Camera as input interface
A portable handheld electronic device contains a camera lens and accelerometer to allow a user to control voicemail and call features by swiping his finger...
Cellphone controllable car intrusion recording and monitoring reaction
A cellphone controllable car intrusion system is provided. This system includes a vehicle OEM system, including an electronic control unit (ECU), a diagnostic...
Apparatus and method for photographing timer control of a camera of a
Terminals, methods, and apparatuses for controlling a photographing timer of a camera operating in a terminal, such as a mobile terminal, including a...
A camera module comprises an housing and at least two metal plating layers. The housing comprises a base and two platforms. The base includes a bottom surface,...
Imaging apparatus and method for controlling same
To provide an imaging apparatus and a method of controlling the apparatus that enables improved automatic focus adjustment performance also in relation to an...
MEMS-based optical image stabilization
In one example, a camera is provided that includes: a plurality of MEMS electrostatic comb actuators, each actuator operable to exert a force on at least one...
Method and apparatus for recognizing characters
A method and an apparatus for recognizing characters using an image are provided. A camera is activated according to a character recognition request and a...
Egomotion using assorted features
A system and method are disclosed for estimating camera motion of a visual input scene using points and lines detected in the visual input scene. The system...
System and method for detecting and analyzing features in an agricultural
field for vehicle guidance
A system and method for creating 3-dimensional agricultural field scene maps are disclosed comprising producing a pair of images using a stereo camera and...
Systems and methods for mobile image capture and processing
In various embodiments, methods, systems, and computer program products for processing digital images captured by a mobile device are disclosed. Myriad features...
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 device for determining a calibration parameter of a stereo
The invention relates to a method and device for determining object property of an object with the aid of images that have been recorded with the aid of a...
X-ray stress measurement apparatus
An X-ray stress measurement apparatus having: a camera for producing an optical image of a sample; a display for displaying the optical image; an input device...
Coupling device for detachably connecting an eyepiece of an endoscope
optical system with a camera lens
A coupling device for detachably connecting an eyepiece of an endoscope optical system with a camera lens includes a receptacle for the eyepiece, attachment...
Document reading device
A document reading device for reading a page of a passport includes a mounting surface, a camera, an illumination light source for radiating illumination light...
Volume dimensioning system and method employing time-of-flight camera
Volume dimensioning employs techniques to reduce multipath reflection or return of illumination, and hence distortion. Volume dimensioning for any given target...
Hand-held raman laser device for distant life-death determination by
molecular peri-mortem plume fuzzy...
Multiple functional systems are integrated to configure a portable handheld decision-aid device for first responder medics. Fuzzy membership functions of "life"...
System and method for tracking
Systems and methods are provided for tracking at least position and angular orientation. The system comprises a computing device in communication with at least...
A camera module includes a lens of heat-resistant material, a barrel receiving the lens, a baseboard mounted on the barrel by surface mounted technology, an...
External device operable in synchronization with camera wirelessly
connected thereto, and camera operable in...
The external device, for example, an electronic flash device, is wirelessly connectable to an information communication device, for example, a camera. The...
Image processing apparatus, focus adjusting method, and camera module
According to an embodiment, an image processing apparatus has a focus control unit. The focus control unit retrieves a focusing point by setting a cutback...
Optical lens having fixed lenses and embedded active optics
An electrically controllable optical lens apparatus makes use of fixed lenses and an active optical element together in a lens enclosure. The enclosure may be a...
Photographing apparatus, photographing control method and photographing
control program for providing enhanced...
An electronic device and method of controlling the electronic device in which the electronic device includes a digital camera function. A touchless screen is...
Solid-state imaging device and camera system
A solid-state imaging device includes a pixel array with unit pixels each having a photoelectric conversion device arranged in a matrix. Column signal lines are...
Solid-state imaging device and camera system
A solid-state imaging device and a camera system are disclosed. The solid-state imaging device includes a pixel unit and a pixel signal readout circuit. The...
Process, apparatus and computer program for enhancing detail visibility in
In the technical field of video cameras gamma correction is an often used technique to compensate the non-linear effects of the CRT (cathode ray tube), in order...
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...
Hand held image capture device with multi-core processor for facial
A hand held image capture device that has a camera with an image sensor to capture a scene viewed by the camera and, a central processor having multiple...
Method and system for processing multiview videos for view synthesis using
skip and direct modes
Multiview videos are acquired by overlapping cameras. Side information is used to synthesize multiview videos. A reference picture list is maintained for...
Methods and systems for providing functionality of an interface to include
an artificial horizon
Methods and systems for providing functionality of an interface to include an artificial horizon are provided. In one example, a method includes receiving...
Image processing device, image processing method and image processing
The image processing device for generating a color image from a color mosaic image obtained with a single chip type imaging element includes: a camera motion...
Digital camera with integrated accelerometers
A digital camera system has integrated accelerometers for determining static and dynamic accelerations of the digital cameral system. Data relating to static...
Display control device, imaging device, and printing device
A digital camera 1 has an image recorder 12, a microprocessor 3, and an image display controller 13. The image recorder 12 records a plurality of sequentially...
Information processing apparatus and method
A personal computer holds data of a plurality of types in a content storage unit and transfers items of data related across the types of data to a digital...
A digital camera includes a communicator that communicates with other digital camera, a receiver that receives a camera information of another digital camera...
Vision-based augmented reality system using invisible marker
A vision-based augmented reality system using an invisible marker indicates an invisible marker on a target object to be tracked, such that it can rapidly and...
Method and apparatus for tracking persons and locations using multiple
In a method for locating patterns of movement in a first digital video signal, wherein the first digital video signal comprising at least indirectly succeeding...
Method and system for video surveillance system motor overcurrent
The present invention provides a video surveillance system, having a video camera; a motor operable to move the video camera; and a processor monitoring a value...
A vehicle-mounted camera includes a camera module mounted on a vehicle such as an automobile, and further includes a mirror occupying at least a part of an...
Vehicle security surveillance system and method for surveillance of a
A vehicle security surveillance system includes a camera installed within a vehicle's interior a memory device coupled to the camera, an external device...
Method and apparatus for generating a bird's-eye view image
An obstacle detecting unit detects whether an obstacle exists in an area surrounding a vehicle in the direction a camera installed on the vehicle is pointed. If...
Method of controlling camera
A method of controlling a camera to photograph a target, the method including: obtaining position information about a plurality of reference points which are...
Delivering a supplemented CCTV signal to one or more subscribers
A method and a system are provided for delivering a supplemented CCTV message to subscribers, such as residents of a MDU. A processor combines the signal from a...
Systems and methods for the autonomous production of videos from
An autonomous computer based method and system is described for personalized production of videos such as team sport videos such as basketball videos from...
Method and device for processing recorded image information from a vehicle
A method for improving the driver assistance function, in particular of driver assistance systems based on video images recorded from a vehicle, and a...
Determining geographic position information from a single image
Systems, devices, features, and methods for determining geographic position information from an image are disclosed. For example, one method for determining the...