At Patents you can conduct a Patent Search, File a Patent Application, find a Patent Attorney, or search available technology through our Patent Exchange. Patents are available using simple keyword or date criteria. If you are looking to hire a patent attorney, you've come to the right place. Protect your idea and hire a patent lawyer.
System and method for improved search experience through implicit user
Disclosed embodiments enable improved perception of a user's response and/or preferences. Search results responsive to a query are presented to the user....
Projecting airplane location specific maintenance history using optical
A method for displaying location specific maintenance history for an object is implemented by operating a camera to locate at least one marker tag with fiducial...
Wearable user device enhanced display system
Systems and methods for displaying information on a wearable user device include determining calibration information based on user actions and information from...
Causation of display of information on a see through display
A method comprising receiving visual identification information from a separate apparatus, identifying the separate apparatus based, at least in part, on camera...
Input method and apparatus of portable device for mapping segments of a
hand to a plurality of keys
An input apparatus for use in a portable device is provided. The input apparatus includes a camera for capturing an image; a storage unit which stores a...
Zoom lens and imaging apparatus
A zoom lens includes: a positive first lens group; a negative second lens group; and a positive third lens group. The first through third lens groups move such...
Optical device having prism-shaped reflector directing opposing light
paths onto an image sensor
A camera can include a housing, two lenses, a prism-shaped reflector, a reflector support surface, and an optical sensor. The two lenses are coupled to the...
Optical image capturing system
A five-piece optical lens for capturing image and a five-piece optical module for capturing image, along the optical axis in order from an object side to an...
Electromagnetic actuators for digital cameras
Electro-magnetic actuators used to provide a displacement of an optical element such as a lens carrier comprise at least one ferromagnetic frame associated with...
High bandwidth push cables for video pipe inspection systems
High-bandwidth push cables configured for high speed data communication, such as that used in video signal transmission between a camera head and a cable reel...
Integrated time dependent dielectric breakdown reliability testing
Systems for reliability testing include a picometer configured to measure a leakage current across a device under test (DUT); a camera configured to measure...
Integrated microfluidic radioassay and imaging platform for small sample
An immunocapture-based in vitro kinase assay on an integrated polydimethylsiloxane (PDMS) microfluidics platform that can reproducibly measure kinase activity...
Panoramic laser warning receiver for determining angle of arrival of laser
light based on intensity
A method and apparatus of detecting laser in a laser warning receiver is disclosed. A panoramic lens assembly utilized in cameras is combined with a laser...
System and method for photographing moving subject by means of multiple
cameras, and acquiring actual movement...
The present invention relates to a system and method for photographing a moving subject by means of multiple cameras, and acquiring the actual movement...
Methods and apparatus for jammable HCI interfaces
In exemplary implementations of this invention, a jammable structure functions as an HCI interface. A user provides input by changing the shape of a flexible...
Three-dimensional scanner with external tactical probe and illuminated
An assembly that includes a projector and camera is used with a processor to determine three-dimensional (3D) coordinates of an object surface. The processor...
Autonomous unmanned tower military mobile intermodal container and method
of using the same
A method for operating a weapon system including the steps of transporting said weapon system to a desired location, wherein said weapon system comprises an...
Apparatus and methods for tethered aerial platform and system
A drone system includes a drone that includes a propulsion system, a flight stabilizer system, and an air payload interface unit, and a camera system, wherein...
Systems and methods for identifying relevant traffic lights
Systems and methods use cameras to provide autonomous navigation features. In one implementation, a system includes at least one image capture device configured...
Automatic passenger airbag switch
Techniques described herein include a system and method for switching an airbag on or off based on determining that an object situated in a vehicle seat meets...
Vehicle camera-securing assembly
A video monitoring system is configured to be secured to a portion of a vehicle. The system may include a vehicle camera-securing assembly that includes a...
Vision system for a vehicle
A vision system for a vehicle includes an attachment element adhered to the in-cabin surface of a vehicle windshield at a windshield first location and an...
Trailer angle detection system
A vision system for a vehicle includes a rearward facing camera disposed at a rearward portion of a vehicle. With a trailer attached to the vehicle and rearward...
Motor vehicle comprising an electronic rear-view mirror
A motor vehicle has at least one electronic rearview mirror, particularly an exterior and/or side mirror, that has an indicator apparatus, particularly a...
A perfector includes: a printing unit that performs printing simultaneously on both surfaces of a paper sheet; detecting means for detecting printing conditions...
Inspection apparatus and method using pattern recognition
Inspection apparatus comprises a feed system for delivering a stream of articles to an imaging zone. A camera generates image data from the stream at the...
Image processing program, image processing device and image processing
To provide an image processing device and the like capable of improving visibility of images in a game and so on with respect to a user. A player object...
Non-transitory computer-readable storage medium having information
processing program stored thereon,...
Diversification of a game field is realized while maintaining appropriate visibilities of the game field and a player object. An information processing...
MR gamma hybrid imaging system
A pendant breast imaging system that operates with a MRI system and which allows a planar gamma camera breast imaging system to be positioned away from the...
Lighting system, lighting apparatus, and lighting control method
Provided is a lighting apparatus and a method for controlling the same using a mobile device. A lighting system may include a mobile terminal, a hub configured...
Electronic device directional audio capture
Disclosed herein is an apparatus. The apparatus includes a housing, electronic circuitry, and an audio-visual source tracking system. The electronic circuitry...
Method for demonstrating interaction with a touch sensitive screen via
First video showing content displayed on a touch sensitive screen is combined with second video from a camera showing a user's interaction with the touch...
Method for conditioning a network based video stream and system for
A method for conditioning a network based encoded video stream including receiving the video stream over an RF data link, detecting any missing and/or corrupted...
Methods, systems, and apparatus for camera testing using virtual images
A method at a system having a virtual image generation device includes: receiving an image capture device; generating, using the virtual image generation...
Method and system of 3D image capture with dynamic cameras
Techniques related to 3D image capture with dynamic cameras.
Stereo camera apparatus, self-calibration apparatus and calibration method
A stereo camera apparatus including an image capturing device, an optical axis controlling module and a calculating module is provided. The image capturing...
Calibration of a 3D camera
A method for calibrating a 3D camera includes determining an actuation of an element by a person and calibrating the 3D camera based on the determining of the...
This invention concerns a measuring system for the calculation of dimensions, including area and volume, of objects in various shapes. In particular, it...
Imaging device and image signal processor with color noise correction
Enhancing the image quality by suitable color noise correction is realized without depending on a subject, a photographing scene, and photographing conditions...
Vehicle vision system with dirt detection
A vision system for a vehicle includes a camera disposed at a vehicle and having an image sensor and a lens. When the camera is disposed at the vehicle, the...
Method and apparatus to determine focus of attention from video
A method and system include identifying, by a processing device, at least one media clip captured by at least one camera for an event, detecting at least one...
Apparatus and method for presenting media content with telepresence
A system that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may capture images using a camera system at a location associated with a user, transmit video...
Video conferencing device for a communications device and method of
manufacturing and using the same
A video conferencing device for improving video quality when a communications device is used for a video conference. In one embodiment the device includes (1) a...
Article of clothing
An article of clothing has at least one element of clothing wearable by a user, and a recording camera constructed to operate wirelessly associated with the...
Solid-state image sensor and camera system
Provided is a solid-state image sensor including a pixel array portion formed from a two-dimensional array of ordinary imaging pixels each having a...
Methods and systems for adjusting sensor viewpoint to a virtual viewpoint
Example methods and systems for adjusting sensor viewpoint to a virtual viewpoint are provided. An example method may involve receiving data from a first...
System for determining a lens position
A system for determining lens position includes a first sensor component disposed on a stationary housing of a camera. A second sensor component is disposed on...
Camera controller device
A camera controller device of the present technique includes a switching operation unit for switching a camera to be controlled, an adjuster for adjusting...
Image capturing apparatus capable of capturing panoramic image
A digital camera includes an image capturing unit, an image composition unit, and a display control unit. The image capturing unit captures frames at...