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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...
Head-mounted display and method of controlling the same
Disclosed herein are a head-mounted display and a method of controlling the same, more particularly, a method of performing rotation compensation on a captured...
Zoom lens and camera device incorporating the same
Provided are: a zoom lens which exhibits a large variable-power ratio, an increased degree of freedom with respect to aberration correction, and which has been...
Method estimating absolute orientation of a vehicle
A method of estimating absolute orientation of a vehicle utilizing a camera and GPS. At least three images are selected from concurrent images taken above an...
System and method for fusing radar/camera object data and LiDAR scan
A system and method for fusing the outputs from multiple LiDAR sensors on a vehicle that includes cueing the fusion process in response to an object being...
Object recognition apparatus and vehicle
In an object recognition apparatus or a vehicle equipped with the same, a first target area, for judging whether or not a target object is to be treated as a...
Camera based localization
Aspects of the disclosure relate generally to autonomous vehicles. Specifically, the features described may be used alone or in combination in order to improve...
Automatic image capture
In one embodiment, a mobile device generates sensor data configured to describe a geographic position of a mobile device. A list of events is defined according...
Method and apparatus for correcting impedance measured by sensor included
in wearable device
Methods and apparatuses for correcting an impedance measured by a sensor included in a wearable device are provided. In an exemplary embodiment, the methods...
On-line monitoring of hot gas path components of a gas turbine
Systems and methods for on-line monitoring of hot gas path components of a gas turbine are provided. According to one embodiment of the disclosure, a system may...
Adaptive navigation and location-based services based on user behavior
A method and system are disclosed for adaptive driver guidance for navigation and location-based services based on user behavior patterns. A driver-facing...
Laser tracker that cooperates with a remote camera bar and coordinate
A system includes a laser tracker, a camera bar, an accessory, and an electrical system, the camera bar including a mounting structure, two cameras, and three...
Non-destructive evaluation of functional fabrics
The present invention provides a method for determining the functionality remaining in a functional fabric, the method comprising the steps of: providing a used...
Vehicle monitoring system
A system for monitoring an interior of a vehicle, comprising an identification device adapted to be carried by an individual, a vehicular unit adapted for...
Vehicle image processing apparatus and vehicle image processing method
A vehicle image processing apparatus includes: a group of cameras; a drawing unit that converts a captured image into an image viewed along a line of sight...
Work station for medical dose preparation system
Embodiments of work stations for use in medical dose preparation management system. A work station may include a camera stand. The camera stand may include a...
Smart phone holder of exterior add-on camera
Attachable one piece microphone apparatus for mobile hands free camera
Combined camera and housing
Combined camera and housing
Portion of a smart camera display panel with an animated computer icon
Telephone base unit with camera
Lighting device, lighting system and wearable device having image
A lighting system includes: a plurality of lighting devices each including one or more light emitting units; and an integrated control module; and an integrated...
Apparatus and method for searching access points in portable terminal
An apparatus and method combine an augmented reality scheme with an AP search function and visually provide positions of searched APs as well as names of the...
Information processing apparatus, program, information processing method,
and information processing system
There is provided an information processing apparatus, including a display control section which causes a prescribed pattern to be displayed on a screen in a...
3D camera in accordance with the stereoscopic principle and method of
detecting depth maps
A 3D camera (10) in accordance with the stereoscopic principle for detecting depth maps (52) of a monitored zone 12) is set forth which has at least two camera...
System and method of acquiring three-dimensional coordinates using
multiple coordinate measurment devices
A method is provided of determining three-dimensional coordinates of an object surface with a laser tracker and structured light scanner. The method includes...
Methods and systems for game video recording and virtual reality replay
Methods and systems for processing computer game videos for virtual reality replay are disclosed. The method, when executed by a processor, comprises first...
Integrated internet camera system and method
An Internet direct device comprises an imaging system to capture at least one of audio, still images and video images, and a microprocessor. The microprocessor...
Visual inspection device including a moveable display
A visual inspection device includes a housing with a support portion and a grip portion extending from the support portion, a flexible cable having a first end...
Whole store scanner
Video monitoring and tracking techniques are addressed to allow consumers to purchase items in a store with no need to checkout at a traditional checkout lane....
Automatic positioning of videoconference camera to presenter at
In a system and method of conducting a videoconference, a videoconferencing unit detects an activation related to a presentation device at a near-end of the...
Methods and systems for remotely controlling electronic devices
An apparatus for controlling electronic devices has a camera and a transmitter. The camera acquires a first image of an electronic device. The device is...
Column A/D converter, column A/D conversion method, solid-state imaging
element and camera system
A solid-state imaging device having an analog-digital converter, and an analog-digital conversion method are described herein. An example of a solid-state...