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Method of automatically tracking and photographing celestial objects, and
camera employing this method
A method of automatically tracking and photographing celestial objects which captures a still image of a celestial object(s) where each celestial object appears...
Image presentation method and apparatus, and terminal
A preview image presentation method and apparatus, and a terminal are provided. The method includes acquiring, by a terminal, an image captured by a camera; and...
Method and apparatus for a surround view camera system photometric
A method, apparatus and a surround view camera system. The method includes extracting block samples from at least one of a composite view geometric LUT, input...
An omnidirectional camera comprises a camera having an image pickup element for acquiring a digital image, an image data processing device for compressing...
User programmable image capturing and processing device
The present description provides a user programmable image capturing and processing apparatus which allows the user to load and run its own custom processing...
Methods and devices for correction of camera module sensitivity and flash
A device and a method for dynamically correcting camera module sensitivity variation using face data are disclosed. The method includes accessing a digital...
Camera control method, and camera control device for same
A camera control apparatus includes a database to store camera installation information of the cameras including a main camera and one or more sub-cameras; an...
Camera system and method for correcting focus detection pixel
A camera system includes an interchangeable lens and a camera main body. The interchangeable lens includes a lens side storage unit that stores pupil related...
Pan-tilt-zoom device identification method, pan-tilt-zoom device, camera,
and pan-tilt-zoom device control system
A pan-tilt-zoom device identification method, a pan-tilt-zoom device, a camera, and a pan-tilt-zoom device control system are provided. The corresponding method...
Board grip camera mount
Mounting and triggering mechanisms for first person actuation of a camera by an internally mounted remote camera actuator in the form of a handle grip are...
Methods and apparatus for collecting image data
An image processing system identifies desired views of a particular subject and triggers a mobile camera device in proximity to the subject to capture a digital...
Communication device and method capable of automatic response to incoming
A method for a communication device to automatic respond to an incoming call is provided. The method includes: configuring a destination and a message template;...
Camera-based accessory classification
A method for using an accessory with a mobile device is disclosed. The method includes: causing at least one camera of the mobile device to capture one or more...
Optimal point density using camera proximity for point-based global
A computer-animated scene is shaded using a point in a point cloud. The point represents a sample location on a surface primitive of an object in the scene. The...
Method and apparatus for creating 3D image of vehicle surroundings
The present invention relates to a method and apparatus for creating a 3D image of vehicle surroundings. The method according to the present invention includes...
Vision-guided alignment system and method
A vision-guided alignment system to align a plurality of components includes a robotic gripper configured to move one component relative to another component...
Automated frame of reference calibration for augmented reality
One or more systems, methods, routines and/or techniques for automated frame of reference calibration for augmented reality are described. One or more systems,...
Non-touch optical detection of vital signs
A non-touch thermometer senses temperature from a digital infrared sensor is described. A microprocessor is operably coupled to a camera from which patient...
Automated patron guidance
In one embodiment, a method comprises determining, by a first access network computing node at a venue, a position of a person based on an image of the person...
Removal of image artifacts from sensor dust
Removal of the effects of dust or other impurities on image data is described. In one example, a model of artifact formation from sensor dust is determined....
Large-area monitoring using infrared imaging system
An imaging system and use thereof for large-area monitoring with very high temporal resolution are provided. In one aspect, an imaging system includes a camera...
System and a method for camera motion analysis and understanding from a
In the event that a moving body (e.g. a person, a car, etc.) is outfitted with a video camera or with a camera-equipped device (e.g. a tablet or a mobile...
Device for capturing image of iris and user recognition device applying
same in order to control access
Disclosed are a device for capturing an image of the iris and a user recognition device applying same in order to control access. According to one embodiment of...
Method for evaluating image data of a vehicle camera taking into account
information about rain
In a method for evaluating image data of a vehicle camera, information about raindrops on the vehicle's windshield within the field of view of the camera is...
Vehicular multi-camera vision system
A vision system of a vehicle includes a plurality of cameras disposed at the vehicle and having respective fields of view exterior of the vehicle. An image...
Video visual and audio query
A video visual and audio query system for quickly identifying video within a large known corpus of videos being played on any screen or display. In one...
Two-dimensional code recognition method and apparatus
The embodiments of the disclosure provide a two-dimensional code recognition method and associated apparatus. The two-dimensional code recognition method...
Apparatus and method to detect coordinates in a pen-based display device
An apparatus to detect coordinates in a pen-based display device is provided. When an electronic pen is placed at a specific position on a display, an image of...
Obscure cameras as input
Various embodiments enable a user to provide an input to an application by covering or otherwise obscuring one or more cameras of a computing device in a...
Providing a corrected view based on the position of a user with respect to
a mobile platform
A mobile platform displays a corrected view of an image and/or augmented reality (AR) data based on the position of the user with respect to the mobile...
Information processing apparatus and method, information processing
system, and providing medium
The invention enables users to virtually attach information to situations in the real world, and also enables users to quickly and easily find out desired...
Bidirectional display and triggering thereof
The present invention relates to a bidirectional display having a two-dimensional display array comprising a plurality of light-generating pixels and a...
Detachable camera mount
Various camera mounts used to attach a camera to a helmet, vehicle, user, or other object are described. In one embodiment, a flexible camera mount deforms...
Lightweight telescoping camera crane
A lightweight camera crane has an outer arm pivotally attached to a base. A trim weight tray is rigidly attached to a back end of the outer arm. A moving...
Underwater camera system and assembly
Disclosed is an underwater camera including a waterproof housing comprising a main body configured to contain a camera and a lens aperture for a lens of the...
Imaging device, camera system, and control method for imaging device
An imaging device, comprising an interchangeable lens having a photographing optical system whose focal length can be varied, comprises a zoom position...
Adjustable camera field of view
For an adjustable camera field of view, a camera is disposed in an electronic device. A motivator modifies an optical path of the camera through one of a...
Apparatus comprising a compact catadioptric telescope
A camera system for a mobile device includes an array of compact catadioptric telescopes wherein at least some of the telescopes have a portion of their...
Lens assembly and camera module including the same
A lens assembly includes lenses and a lens barrel accommodating lenses. At least one of the lenses is a non-contact lens coupled to the lens barrel, in...
An interchangeable lens includes: an attachment section to which a camera body is to be attached; a photographic optical system that includes a plurality of...
Pharmaceutical verification camera system and method
A pharmaceutical verification (PV) camera system that captures an image of the contents of a vial on an automated dispensing line is closed. Faster image...
Method and device for determining a visual range in daytime fog
A method is provided for determining a visual range in daytime fog, the method (800) including a step of reading in and a step of ascertaining. In the step of...
Automatic observation apparatus for detecting mineral samples
An automatic observation apparatus for detecting mineral samples comprises a base (1), a supporting arm (2), a sample fixing device (3), a stepper motor (4), a...
Handpiece with integrated optical system for photothermal radiometry and
An apparatus is provided for performing photothermal measurements on a object. The apparatus, which may be provided as a handpiece, houses optical components...
Structured light 3-D measurement module and system for illuminating an
area-under-test using a fixed-pattern optic
A surface measurement module for 3-D triangulation-based image acquisition of a surface-under-inspection and under observation by at least one camera. The...
Device for determining the location of mechanical elements
The invention relates to a device for determining the location of a first mechanical element (10) and a second mechanical element (12) with respect to each...
Triangulation scanner and camera for augmented reality
A method of combining 2D images into a 3D image includes providing a coordinate measurement device and a triangulation scanner having an integral camera...
Infrared laser automatic bore-sighting
Techniques are disclosed for automatically bore-sighting a laser-based optical device to a weapon or other apparatus to which the optical device may be mounted...
A viewing apparatus for a rifle scope, the viewing apparatus comprising a camera unit having a camera and attachment means operable to attach the camera unit to...
A tripod head, in particular to hold a film or television camera, includes a first body and a second body, wherein the first body can be pivoted about at least...