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Automatic-tracking camera apparatus
An automatic-tracking camera apparatus which is capable of realizing continuous and smooth driving and obtaining an image with little position variation of a...
Motion estimation and detection in a camera system accelerator
An image capture accelerator performs accelerated processing of image data. In one embodiment, the image capture accelerator includes accelerator circuitry...
System for capturing an image of a damaged vehicle
A device and method that assists a user in photographing a vehicle for documenting a condition of the vehicle for a vehicle insurance estimate. The device is a...
Imaging device, signal processing method, and signal processing program
There is provided a lens-exchangeable imaging device that is capable of correcting an output signal of a pixel for phase difference detection at high speed and...
Autofocus device and digital camera
An autofocus device comprising includes a lens drive system for translating a lens, a first in-focus position detector for detecting a first in-focus position...
Exchangeable lens and camera body
An exchangeable lens includes: a mount unit at which a camera body is detachably engaged; a plurality of drive target members, conditions of which change as a...
Image acquisition system
An image acquisition system for machine vision systems decouples image acquisition from the transmission of the image to a host processor by using a...
Camera module for vehicle vision system
A camera module for use in a vision system for a vehicle includes a housing portion, a lens holding portion and a securing element. The housing portion at least...
A camera system includes a camera mounting frame having a plurality of camera mounts. Each camera mount is configured to hold a respective camera at a...
Sealed articulating camera for a communication device
An improved seal assembly for an articulating camera (102) is provided in a communication device (100). The articulating camera (102) a coiled flex circuit...
Arrangement for a monitoring camera device
An arrangement for a monitoring camera device having a camera head being movable within a movement range (MR.sub.1, MR.sub.2) is provided. The arrangement...
Camera device and method for controlling a camera device
A camera device. A housing includes a first portion, a second portion and a curved portion disposed between the first portion and the second portion and...
The present invention relates to a camera module, the camera module including a PCB (Printed Circuit Board) mounted with an image sensor, an auto focusing unit...
Remotely controlling camera functionality
Systems and methods for providing registration at a remote site that may include, for example, a monitoring module that may communicate with a remote site. A...
Solid state imaging device and camera system
A MOS type solid state imaging device in which unit pixels, each having a photodiode, a transfer transistor for transferring the signal of the photodiode to a...
Image sensing device and camera
An image sensing device includes a plurality of photoelectric conversion portions. The device further includes a semiconductor substrate having a first surface...
Using natural movements of a hand-held device to manipulate digital
A mobile device, such as a smart phone, is provided with a camera. Digital content displayed on display screen of the mobile device may be manipulated in...
Shading correction calculation apparatus and shading correction value
The apparatus calculates a first relation representing a relation of mapping from an image capturing coordinate system of a camera to a shading correction...
Tracking a vehicle using an unmanned aerial vehicle
Tracking a vehicle using an unmanned aerial vehicle is disclosed. One or more first images may be received from a first camera of the first unmanned aerial...
Silhouette-based object and texture alignment, systems and methods
An object-image alignment data generating method for use in an object recognition system is presented. The method obtains a 3D model and a set of 2D images of...
Using depth maps of a scene to identify movement of a video camera
A process recomputes zones for a scene. The process is performed at a computing device having one or more processors and memory. The memory stores one or more...
Parameterized model of 2D articulated human shape
A novel "contour person" (CP) model of the human body is proposed that has the expressive power of a detailed 3D model and the computational benefits of a...
Camera tracking apparatus and method using reconstruction segments and
Provided are an apparatus and method for tracking a camera that reconstructs a real environment in three dimensions by using reconstruction segments and a...
Scene analysis for improved eye tracking
Technologies related to scene analysis for improved eye tracking are generally described. In some examples, detected gaze targets may be derived from gaze...
Multiplexed temporal calibration for event-based cameras
Methods, systems, computer-readable media, and apparatuses for calibrating an event-based camera are presented. One example method includes the steps of...
Method and device for safeguarding a hazardous working area of an
A method and device for safeguarding a hazardous working area includes a camera system for generating successive 3-D images of the working area, and an...
Device and algorithm for capturing high dynamic range (HDR) video
Embodiments are directed towards enabling digital cameras to digitally process a captured a Low Dynamic Range image sequence at a real time video rate, and to...
Computing resource and mobile test reader are disclosed. Computing resource receives from external entity related to test at least one parameter relating to...
Character reader and container inspection system using character reader
A character reader 200 for reading and recognizing a character displayed at a predetermined height position on the outer peripheral surface of a plurality of...
Lane mark recognition device
An edge image generating unit 12 generates an edge image 22, into which edge points whose variation in luminance relative to a surrounding portion is equal to...
Vehicle counting and emission estimation
A computing device, for example, receives image data of vehicles on a path captured by a camera. The image is analyzed using a low level feature extraction on...
Method and apparatus for prioritizing image quality of a particular
subject within an image
A device capable of digital imaging detects multiple faces in image data received from an image sensor, performs pattern recognition to check if at least one of...
On-the go touchless fingerprint scanner
On-the-go fingerprint scanners and methods of capturing fingerprints on-the-go are disclosed. In some aspects, the on-the-go fingerprint scanner can include a...
Method for sensing touch pressure and digital device using the same
The present invention relates to a method for sensing touch pressure on a digital device by using image data sensed by a camera unit. To achieve these objects...
Skeletal control of three-dimensional virtual world
A virtual skeleton includes a plurality of joints and provides a machine readable representation of a human target observed with a three-dimensional depth...
Systems for a shared vehicle
The present invention relates to a system for automatically adjusting a vehicle feature of a vehicle, where the system includes a first sensor, an onboard...
Techniques for scanned illumination
Imaging systems are provided for high speed, high resolution imaging of biochemical materials. In an example embodiment, an imaging system comprises an...
Whole slide fluorescence scanner
A system for creating a contiguous digital image of a fluorescence microscope sample. In an embodiment, the system comprises a both a macro camera and a time...
Zoom lens system, interchangeable lens apparatus and camera system
A zoom lens system comprising a positive first lens unit; a negative second lens unit; and subsequent five or six lens units, wherein an aperture diaphragm is...
Optical image capturing system
An optical image capturing system, sequentially including a first lens element, a second lens element, a third lens element and a fourth lens element from an...
Athermalized optics for laser wind sensing
Techniques are disclosed for providing an optical assembly to provide stereoscopic images of a reflected laser spot to a camera for wind measurement. According...
Preservation environment information output method, preservation
environment information output device, and...
A method of determining preservation environment information includes irradiating left and right eyes of a fish with ultraviolet rays, taking ultraviolet images...
Integrated remote aerial sensing system
A system for high temporal and high spatial resolution monitoring of a field of plants is disclosed. Illustratively, the system includes a plurality of ground...
Inspection of microelectronic devices using near-infrared light
Inspection of microelectronic devices is described using near infrared light. In one example, a dielectric material layer on a substrate is illuminated with a...
Mapping damaged regions on objects
Systems and methods for mapping a damaged region on an object. An exemplary system captures an image of the damaged region with a camera, selects target points...
Method and apparatus for detecting moisture in portable electronic devices
The present invention provides a unique method and apparatus for the automatic detection of water in portable electronic devices, such as cell phones, digital...
Augmented reality maps
A user points a handheld communication device to capture and display a real-time video stream. The handheld communication device detects geographic position,...
System and method for high-accuracy measurement of object surface
displacement using a laser displacement sensor
This invention provides a system and method for the high-accuracy measurement of an object's surface displacement at a plurality of measurement points using a...
Anti-sniper targeting and detection system
An anti-sniper targeting system where a spherical omni-directional depth stereoscopic multi-lens camera, a radar (e.g., LIDAR), and microphone identify, detect,...
Firearm mounted video camera system
A firearm mounted video camera system that is intended for civilians, law enforcement, and military professionals to generate tangible evidence for examination...