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There is provided a camera module including a lens barrel including at least one lens disposed on an optical axis, a housing having the lens barrel disposed...
Solid-state imaging device, drive method thereof and camera system
A solid-state imaging device includes: pixel signal reading lines; a pixel unit in which pixels including photoelectric conversion elements are arranged; and a...
The depth camera includes a control module and a lighting module. The control module includes a control board, a control unit, a seat and a lens mounted on the...
Camera module and electronic device including the same
There is provided a camera module including: a lens housing in which a lens is disposed; a glass cover formed of a transparent material and covering the lens...
Image signal processor and method for synthesizing super-resolution images
from non-linear distorted images
An image signal processing apparatus and image signal processing method obtains a high super-resolution effect for distorted images captured by a specialized...
Radiometric calibration from noise distributions
Technologies that enable correcting for the non-linear relationship between scene irradiance and digital pixel intensity values of an image of the scene...
Information processing system capable of automatically configuring
settings for functional cooperation between...
An information processing system that automatically configures settings for functional cooperation between an information processing apparatus and an image...
Methods and arrangements employing sensor-equipped smart phones
The present technology concerns improvements to smart phones and related sensor-equipped systems. Some embodiments involve spoken clues, e.g., by which a user...
Intuitive computing methods and systems
A smart phone senses audio, imagery, and/or other stimulus from a user's environment, and acts autonomously to fulfill inferred or anticipated user desires. In...
Immersive and interactive videoconference room environment
An arrangement for a collaborative videoconferencing environment is disclosed. A display having a substantially "L-shaped" configuration allows for display of...
Magnetically boosted NFC antenna
The range of a Near Field Communications (NFC) in an electronic device is boosted by positioning a magnet near the center of a spiral loop NFC antenna. The...
Solid-state image sensor, method of manufacturing the same, and camera
A solid-state image sensor includes a pixel area and a peripheral circuit area. The pixel area includes a first MOS, and the peripheral circuit area includes a...
To suppress appearance of a ghost. The present optical module includes a sensor configured to pick up an image of an image pickup object, and a memory chip...
A method, an apparatus and a computer program are provided. The method comprises: causing a computing device to enter a video editing mode in which first video...
Image pickup device and image pickup method
An image pickup device, having first, second and third imaging modes, includes: a camera; a display that displays a video image obtained by the camera in the...
User activity-based actions
Described are techniques and systems for determining a state of activity of a user, and performing operations responsive to the state. The state may be...
Wireless communication security system
An event venue, such as a sports stadium, can use a security system to wireless communicate about security issues. The event venue may have one or more wireless...
Method and system for operating electrical consumers in a building
A method and a system are provided for switching at least one electrical consumer in a building comprising an elevator system. The switched electrical consumer...
Composite image associated with a head-mountable device
In one aspect, an HMD is disclosed that provides a technique for generating a composite image representing the view of a wearer of the HMD. The HMD may include...
Relightable texture for use in rendering an image
Relightable free-viewpoint rendering allows a novel view of a scene to be rendered and relit based on multiple views of the scene from multiple camera...
Moving object recognizer
A moving object recognizer includes an image input to receive stereo image signals from a stereo camera consecutively and output a stereo image, a brightness...
System and method of pose estimation
A method includes receiving, from an image capture device, a first image frame of a sequence of image frames. The method also includes estimating, at a...
System and method for optimizing fiducial marker and camera
A method for optimizing fiducial marker and camera positions/orientations is realized to simulate camera and fiducial positions and pose estimation algorithm to...
Method for recording individual three-dimensional optical images of a
The invention relates to a method for recording individual three-dimensional optical images (2) to form a global image of a dental object (1) which is to be...
Systems, devices, and methods for tracking moving targets
A system for tracking a moving target having up to six degrees of freedom and rapidly determining positions of the target, said system includes an easy to...
Systems and methods of 3D scanning and robotic application of cosmetics to
Systems and methods for applying cosmetics are provided using an incoherent light projector shining light on the face, capturing the reflected light using a...
Adapted vocabularies for matching image signatures with fisher vectors
A method includes adapting the universal generative model of local descriptors to a first camera to obtain a first camera-dependent generative model. The same...
Target monitoring system with lens cleaning device
An imaging system of a vehicle is provided herein. A camera is configured to capture images of a rear vehicle scene containing a trailer attached to the...
Articulated arm coordinate measurement machine having a 2D camera and
method of obtaining 3D representations
A portable articulated arm coordinate measuring machine includes a noncontact 3D measuring device that has a projector configured to emit a first pattern of...
Method and apparatus for implementing augmented reality
A method and an apparatus for implementing augmented reality are provided, where the method includes: acquiring real image information by using a camera;...
Image-based vehicle speed estimation
Methods and systems for estimating the speed of passing vehicles based on License Plate Recognition (LPR) image information are described herein. The distance...
Determination of position from images and associated camera positions
The absolute position of a target object point is determined using a series of images of the scene with overlapping fields of view captured by a camera in...
Time-in store estimation using facial recognition
A method of monitoring the amount of time spent in a specified area by an individual comprises employing a first camera to automatically create one or more...
Communicating with MIPI-compliant devices using non-MIPI interfaces
Using relatively inexpensive, external resistor networks, an electronic device, such as an FPGA, can be configured to use non-MIPI interfaces to communicate...
System and method for gesture based control system
The system provides a gestural interface to various visually presented elements, presented on a display screen or screens. A gestural vocabulary includes...
Gaze-based modification to content presentation
Features are disclosed for facilitating content presentation and consumption based on input regarding a user's gaze. Gaze tracking or eye tracking information...
A display apparatus and/or the method using the same which provide user interaction are provided. The display apparatus includes: a display body including an...
Apparatus and method for controlling actuator in camera module
An apparatus for controlling an actuator in a camera module is provided. The apparatus includes a position controller for producing a control voltage to move a...
Holding assembly for a camera
A holding assembly for a camera, such as a smartphone, which may be hung from a wide variety of surfaces to position the camera for taking pictures that include...
Camera apparatus, camera body, interchangeable lens, and method of
controlling operation of camera body
The invention speeds up operation of an interchangeable lens. The interchangeable lens, which is removably mounted on a camera body, includes a communication...
Head mounted device (HMD) system having interface with mobile computing
device for rendering virtual reality...
Systems, methods and computer readable media are provided for rendering virtual reality content. One example system includes a housing to be attached to a head...
Heads-up display with integrated display and imaging system
Embodiments of an apparatus comprising a light guide including a proximal end, a distal end, a display positioned near the proximal end, an ocular measurement...
A camera module is provided which has a simple structure, can be easily assembled, can avoid the adverse effects of dust on imaging, and can promote heat...
Image-forming lens, and camera device and portable information terminal
device with the image-forming lens
An image forming lens consists of from an object side to an image side in the following order: a first group with a positive refractive power; an aperture stop;...
Optical filter, solid-state image pickup device and camera module
An optical filter comprises a base material (i) which comprises a transparent resin layer comprising a compound (Z) having an absorption maximum in the...
Spatially coded structured light generator
A spatially coded structured light is generated by an array of laser diodes (1) in order to perform structured light triangulation. The laser diodes (1a-c) are...
Information processing apparatus that performs three-dimensional shape
measurement, information processing...
Information processing apparatus that performs three-dimensional shape measurement with high accuracy at high speed while taking into account lens distortion of...
System and method for photographing moving subject by means of camera, and
acquiring actual movement trajectory...
The present invention relates to a system and method for photographing a moving subject by means of a camera, and acquiring the actual movement trajectory of...
Apparatus and method for determining the target position deviation of two
The invention relates to an apparatus (8) for detecting a target position deviation of two bodies (10, 12), with a first measuring unit (14) for placement on...
Electronic stabilizing system for a camera
In embodiments, a roll axis assembly may include a camera mounting plate to mount with a camera such that an optical axis of the camera is approximately...