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Portable device having a torch and a camera located between the bulb and
the front face
A torch casing 10 with a reflector 46 and a bulb 44 incorporates camera 48 50 52 taking pictures through front face 64 and employs flash tube 58 behind the...
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...
Wire spool system for a wire bonding apparatus
Disclosed is a wire spool system for a wire bonding apparatus, comprising: a wire reel arranged to receive a wire; a wire guide for feeding a free end of the...
Obstacle avoidance using mobile devices
Methods, systems, and products estimate distances to aid a visually impaired user of a mobile device. As the user carries the mobile device, a camera in the...
Driver distraction and drowsiness warning and sleepiness reduction for
The present invention relates to a vehicle telematics device for driver monitoring for accident avoidance for drowsiness and distraction conditions. The...
Multiple detection function modularized lighting device
A multiple detection function modularized lighting device includes a housing having a front end in which positioning holes are formed and a detection module...
Hypermodel-based panorama augmentation
In one embodiment, a two-dimensional (2-D) drawing is shown in an augmented reality view on a display screen of an electronic device. A three-dimensional (3-D)...
Narrowcasting from public displays, and related methods
A user with a cell phone interacts, in a personalized session, with an electronic sign system. In some embodiments, the user's location relative to the sign is...
Systems and methods for footwear fitting
Systems and methods are disclosed for best fitting a subject to a one of a plurality of object variations by capturing images of a user anatomical portion and a...
Techniques for stereo three dimensional image mapping
An apparatus may include processor to retrieve a stereo three dimensional (S3D) frame of an S3D game, the frame comprising a red-green-blue (RGB) frame and...
Estimating available volumes using imaging data
Imaging data regarding an interior portion of a storage vessel may be obtained from an imaging device (e.g., a digital camera or depth sensor) and interpreted...
Incremental update for background model thresholds
Techniques are disclosed for creating a background model of a scene using both a pixel based approach and a context based approach. The combined approach...
Visual clothing retrieval
Techniques are provided for efficiently identifying relevant product images based on product items detected in a query image. In general, a query image may...
Method and image processing apparatus for generating a depth map
In a method for generating a depth map for an image, an image processing apparatus is configured to: determine a depth level for each of at least two objects in...
Method for locating objects by resolution in the three-dimensional space
of the scene
In the field of videosurveillance by calibrated cameras and locating objects of interest in images, a method uses, on the one hand, an initial presence map...
Method for reconstructing a 3D scene as a 3D model using images acquired
by 3D sensors and omnidirectional cameras
A method reconstructs a three-dimensional (3D) scene as a three-dimensional (3D) model by first acquiring red, green, blue, and depth (RGBD) images with a...
Lane boundary line recognition device
In a lane boundary line recognition device, an extraction unit extracts lane boundary line candidates from image acquired by an in-vehicle camera. A position...
Method and system for proactively recognizing an action of a road user
A method and system are provided to proactively recognize an action of a road user in road traffic, wherein an image of the road user, which is structured in a...
Audiovisual capture and sharing framework with coordinated user-selectable
audio and video effects filters
Coordinated audio and video filter pairs are applied to enhance artistic and emotional content of audiovisual performances. Such filter pairs, when applied in...
Virtual reality headset with relative motion head tracker
A virtual reality headset that tracks motion of a user relative to a moving vehicle in which the user is located. The system updates the headset's display based...
Adjustable camera mount for a vehicle windshield
A camera mount for mounting a camera inside a windshield of a vehicle. The camera includes a lens mount and a camera housing. The front tip of the lens mount is...
Camera apparatus and method for generating image signal for viewfinder
There is provided a camera apparatus including: a display signal generation unit that generates an index display signal for displaying an index indicative of a...
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 in collaboration with a...
Systems for automatically removing spider webs and other debris from
surveillance camera lenses
The current document is directed to automated, electromechanical methods and devices that clean dirt, moisture, and spider webs from the lenses of surveillance...
Surgical microscope system
A surgical microscope system includes a camera 9 that is turnable around an optical axis K of the camera 9 to optionally select a photographing orientation. The...
Endoscopic LED light source having a feedback control system
An external endoscope light source system includes light emitting diodes for providing a light output to an endoscope. The light is provided to a fiber optic...
Passive detection of unauthorized electronic devices using wafer scale
Systems and methods for screening, where a subject walks through or in front of a passive detector (or scanning unit) to be screened for possession of...
High-speed screening apparatus for a Raman analysis-based high-speed
The present invention relates to a high-speed screening apparatus for a Raman analysis-based high-speed multiple drug. The screening apparatus according to the...
Single-use handheld diagnostic test device, and an associated system and
method for testing biological and...
In a single-use handheld diagnostic test device and an associated system and method, a biological and/or environmental test sample is received and reacted with...
Gas measurement system
A gas measurement system for measuring the concentration of gaseous and/or vaporous components of a gas mixture by means of a color change of at least one...
Snapshot spectral imaging based on digital cameras
Snapshot spectral imagers comprise an imaging lens, a dispersed image sensor and a restricted isometry property (RIP) diffuser inserted in the optical path...
Visual guidance for vehicle navigation system
A system and method that provide a video-based vehicle navigation system. The system positions an arrow on the video display that shows the specific turning...
Quadcopter with a printable payload extension system and method
A method and system of printable payload extensions of a quadcopter are disclosed. In one aspect, a quadcopter includes an airframe and a central portion of the...
Device for holding a camera having a linear guide
The invention relates to a device (100) for holding a camera (50) which serves in particular as a parking assistance device for a motor vehicle, comprising a...
Parking assist system
A parking assist system for a vehicle includes a camera and a display operable to display video images of an exterior scene derived from image data captured by...
Vehicle sun visor with a multi-functional touch screen with multiple
camera views and photo video capability
A vehicle sun visor system with a touch screen display is configured to display video feed from one or more cameras. A front facing polarized and/or...
Position detection device for robot, robotic system, and position
detection method for robot
A position detection device for a horizontal articulated robot includes a camera for imaging the robot or a work as an imaging object, a control section for...
Robot system and method for calibration
A method and a system for calibrating a first coordinate system R.sub.f of a robot unit with a second coordinate system C.sub.f of an object identification...
Portable electronic device having mobile communication capability
An example portable electronic device includes a display; user controls; a camera for capturing images; wireless communication circuitry for mobile...
Gaze guidance arrangement
A gaze guidance arrangement is formed in a device for imaging an eye, the device being wearable on the object to be examined or otherwise placeable to the front...
Multi-angle rear-viewing endoscope and method of operation thereof
A rear-viewing endoscope includes a rigid section having first and second ends, and a cavity situated between the first and second ends. The rigid section has a...
System for determining optimal mattress characteristics for individuals
The present invention is related to a system for determining an optimal mattress type for an individual, the system comprising a body shape measurement assembly...
Lens for television camera
Bulb-shaped surveillance camera
Camera housing with camera
VCSEL array for a depth camera
Various embodiments relating to a time-of-flight (TOF) depth camera including a vertical-cavity surface emitting laser (VCSEL) array device are disclosed. In...
Method and apparatus for calibration of stereo-optical three-dimensional
A system for, and method of, extracting a surface profile from a stereo pair of images obtained at an arbitrary setting S of an optical system, includes...