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Automatic object viewing methods and apparatus
The apparatus and methods for providing automatic and focused camera view over objects in motion. Camera view stream from a camera system is displayed on a...
Vibration-induced rotation of electronic devices
A software application for an electronic device with an integral or attached vibrator automatically controls activation of the vibrator to induce hands-free...
Systems and methods for autonomously generating photo summaries
Implementations of the disclosed technology include techniques for autonomously collecting image data, and generating photo summaries based thereon. In some...
Image capture device and focus control method
Provided are an image capture device and a focus control method capable of performing reliability determination based on a phase difference AF method at high...
Photographic apparatus and method for focusing control using two high pass
A digital camera is provided with a frequency component extraction unit, an AR evaluation value acquisition unit, a variation calculation unit, and a moving...
Zoom lens optical system
A zoom lens includes an optical path extending between object and image ends, two or more zoom lens groups, an intermediate real image plane in optical path,...
Camera module having a housing with a metal layer
The present invention relates to a camera module, the camera module including a PCB (Printed Circuit Board) mounted with an image sensor, a housing configured...
Two-dimensional color transformations for wide gamut workflows in digital
In a digital camera system, traditional input color transformations of raw data using a 3.times.3 matrix are replaced by two-dimensional lookup (2-D LUTs)...
Method and system for efficient transfer of digital images captured by a
A system and method of preparing images captured by a lifelog camera for efficient transfer from the camera to another device. The lifelog camera generates a...
Electronic device and method for taking image of face
A method for taking image of face which is executable on an electronic device requires a speaker and a camera. An activation of the camera is detected and the...
System and method for taking and sharing photographs in a photo kiosk
A system and a method for taking photographs in a photo kiosk and sharing the photographs with others using a mobile device loaded with a specialized...
Mobile terminal and control method thereof
The present disclosure relates to a mobile terminal capable of displaying image data and a control method thereof. A mobile terminal according to an embodiment...
Online pseudonym verification and identity validation
Methods, systems, and computer program products for authenticating an online user. Authentication involves sending a code from a server to a user device...
Monitoring camera system
In a monitoring camera system, a master device registers a smartphone and a wireless router therein in advance. If sensor detection information is received from...
Light detection system and method
There is provided a method for detecting modulated light comprising: receiving a set of images acquired by means of a rolling shutter camera having image...
A/D converter, solid-state imaging device and camera system
An A/D converter includes: plural comparators to which reference voltages as ramp waves different from each other are supplied, which are configured to compare...
Waveguide and semiconductor packaging
A method and apparatus for integrating individual III-V MMICs into a micromachined waveguide package is disclosed. MMICs are screened prior to integration,...
Video editing processor for video cloud server
An apparatus comprising an interface and a processor. The interface may be configured to (i) receive a first clip of video generated by a camera through a...
Image display system and method of driving the same
An image display system includes a camera part and an image display part. The image display part includes a user analyzer, a gamma corrector, a gamma voltage...
Identification and analysis of aircraft landing sites
A method and apparatus for identifying and analyzing an aircraft landing site during flight is provided. The method includes the steps of using image capture...
Video monitoring and alarm verification technology
Video monitoring and alarm verification technology, in which a first connection is established between a first device and a camera located in a monitored...
Background modeling and foreground extraction method based on depth image
The present invention relates to an image background modeling and foreground extraction method based on a depth image, characterized by comprising: step 1:...
Method, apparatus and computer program product for disparity estimation of
In an example embodiment, a method, apparatus and computer program product are provided. The method includes facilitating receipt of a plenoptic image...
2D/3D localization and pose estimation of harness cables using a
configurable structure representation for...
A robot is made to recognize and manipulate different types of cable harnesses in an assembly line. This is achieved by using a stereo camera system to define a...
Geoposition determination by starlight refraction measurement
A system and method are disclosed for determining geoposition of an observer. The system includes a sensor such as a wide field of view camera or telescope that...
Automatic visual fact extraction
By evaluating readily available facts regarding an object, an item may be identified, or one or more characteristics of the item may be determined, and a...
Device having a digital infrared sensor and non-touch optical detection of
vital signs from a temporal...
A microprocessor is operably coupled to a camera from which patient vital signs are determined. A temporal variation of images from the camera is generated from...
Method and system for processing of images
XHD video is acquired from a camera fitted with an ultra-wide field-of-view lens such as a fish eye lens. The active picture portion of the images are divided...
Image stitching in a multi-camera array
Images captured by multi-camera arrays with overlap regions can be stitched together using image stitching operations. An image stitching operation can be...
Method and system for analog/digital image simplification and stylization
A computer program product includes instructions for a processor to perform a method of improving image structure and coherence, and/or for ...
Information processing apparatus, storage medium, information processing
method and information processing...
A game apparatus includes a CPU, and in a mode of examining a flower based on an imaged image, the CPU activates two outward cameras to allow a user to image a...
Positioning system and method for positioning a vehicle
A positioning system for a vehicle includes a camera, a processor unit and a data storage device. A length relating to a feature of the vehicle is stored in the...
Surveillance system and method based on accumulated feature of object
Disclosed is a surveillance system and method based on accumulated features of objects. The surveillance system ensures and accumulatively stores a plurality of...
Methods and systems for signal processing
An object (e.g., a driver's license) is tested for authenticity using imagery captured by a consumer device (e.g., a mobile phone camera). Corresponding data is...
System having an improved user interface for reading code symbols
A system for reading code symbols includes a camera, a user interface system, and a processor communicatively coupled to the camera and the user interface...
Locking and unlocking a mobile device using facial recognition
In an embodiment of the invention, an unlocked mobile device is configured to capture images, analyze the images to detect a user's face, and automatically lock...
Image processing apparatus and control method using motion history images
An image processing apparatus includes: a camera configured to generate a captured image by capturing motion of an object; an image processor configured to...
A multi-display device is adapted to be dockable or otherwise associatable with an additional device. In accordance with one exemplary embodiment, the...
System and method of indicating the distance or the surface of an image of
a geographical object
A system and method is provided that displays cursors for street level images, where the cursor changes appearance based on the objects in the image, such as...
Camera based sensor for motion detection
The amount of power and processing needed to process gesture input for a computing device can be reduced by utilizing a separate gesture sensor. The gesture...
Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and
An information processing apparatus includes an image analysis unit that executes a process for analyzing an image captured by a camera, a speech analysis unit...
System and method for programing devices within world space volumes
Aspects of the present disclosure relate to controlling the functions of various devices based on spatial relationships. In one example, a system may include a...
Using visual cues to improve appliance audio recognition
Appliance systems and methods for using visual cues to improve appliance audio recognition are provided. One example method performed by an appliance includes...
Spring assemblies with variable flexilibility for use with push-cables and
pipe inspection systems
Push-cables and associated apparatus and systems are disclosed. In one embodiment, a push-cable assembly for use with a pipe inspection system may include a...
Self-photographing mount device
A self-photographing mount device for holding a camera equipped user device at a distance from a user, comprising: a mounting structure having at least two...
A camera device includes a holding member that holds a plurality of cameras to be arranged side by side, a supporting member that supports the holding member, a...
Imaging device, camera system and image processing method
An imaging device includes an optical information acquiring section that acquires optical information of a photographing optical system to form an image in the...
Auto-focus camera module with MEMS capacitance estimator
A MEMS actuator for a compact auto-focus camera module is configured to measure physical values and to estimated values each indicative of position or motion or...
Blade drive device and optical apparatus
To provide a blade drive device capable of suppressing operation failures due to the leakage flux. The blade drive device 1 attached to a camera module...
Lens drive apparatus, camera module and camera
A lens drive apparatus that displaces a lens holder in a direction of an optical axis and a direction orthogonal to the optical axis comprises: a drive section...