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A master device sends image data transmitted from a monitoring camera to a mobile phone terminal, the mobile phone terminal sends a request signal for starting...
Adjusting heights for road path indicators
Some embodiments provide a mapping application that receives input to adjust an amount of tilt from which to view a 3D map for a viewing mode in which the 3D...
Visual overlay for augmenting reality
Augmented reality may be provided to one or more users in a real-world environment. For instance, information related to a recognized object may be displayed as...
Systems and methods for 3D pose estimation
The present system provides a tool to estimate the relative pose of a generic object with respect to a camera view-point by processing 2D images from a...
3D body modeling from one or more depth cameras in the presence of
The present disclosure describes systems and techniques relating to generating three dimensional (3D) models from range sensor data. According to an aspect,...
Three-dimensional model refinement
A three-dimensional measurement is refined by warping two-dimensional images of an object from offset camera positions according to a three-dimensional model of...
Relightable texture for use in rendering an image
A model of a scene of an image (e.g. a frame of a video sequence) is generated from one or more views of the scene captured from one or more different camera...
Blending between street view and earth view
In one aspect, computing device(s) may determine a plurality of fragments for a three-dimensional (3D) model of a geographical location. Each fragment of the...
Apparatus and method for detecting obstacle
An apparatus and method for detecting an obstacle include a camera to photograph first and second images at different points in time successively. A calculator...
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...
Networked capture and 3D display of localized, segmented images
Systems, devices and methods are described including receiving a source image having a foreground portion and a background portion, where the background portion...
Three-dimensional measurement method
A field of view available for stereo measurement is expanded using a field of view other than a common field of view. To this end, a plane (plane e) including a...
Method for detecting 3D geometric boundaries in images of scenes subject
to varying lighting
Three-dimensional (3D) geometric boundaries are detected in images of a scene that undergoes varying lighting conditions caused by light sources in different...
Model-less background estimation for foreground detection in video
A camera outputs video as a sequence of video frames having pixel values in a first (e.g., relatively low dimensional) color space, where the first color space...
Laser scanning systems and methods
A three-dimensional scanner uses a rotatable mounting structure to secure a laser line source in a manner that permits rotation of a projected laser line about...
System for improving foggy luminance image using fog reduction estimation
The present invention provides a method for providing an image having visibility which is improved by removing fog or smoke from an image of which the quality...
A system for controlling effects performed on an image includes a digital camera having a display that displays the image. Masking tools position graphical...
System and method for visualizing property based listing on a mobile
A system and method for visualizing property based listing on a mobile device may include grouping a plurality of property listings into at least one property...
Interactive advertising using digital watermarks
A method and system for interactive advertising may use digital watermarks embedded in multimedia content displayed to a user of a mobile device that includes a...
Apparatus and method for detecting object using PTZ camera
An apparatus for detecting an object includes a filter for filtering a current input image and a background model generated based on a previous input image, a...
Method and apparatus for recognizing road shape
A method and an apparatus are provided to recognize a shape of a road on which a vehicle is traveling. Road edge shapes on a left side and a right side of the...
Device, method, and computer for image-based counting of objects passing
through a counting section in a...
For operators of public or commercial buildings, such as supermarkets, it is interesting to determine how many persons, in particular potential buyers, enter...
Method and device for authenticating documents marked with photochromic
A method for checking the genuineness of a security feature on a security document. The security feature exhibits an alteration in the visible range when...
Image analysis method, camera apparatus, control apparatus, control method
and storage medium
A control apparatus detects a state of an object independently of results of analysis of images captured by a plurality of cameras and controls analysis of the...
Video search and playback interface for vehicle monitor
A method and apparatus are provided, wherein the apparatus includes a plurality of video recordings in a database containing images of vehicles traveling within...
Vehicle safety system using audio/visual cues
A system may include one or more data modules operable to receive, process, and transmit data associated with one or more audio and/or visual cues from...
Three dimensional user interface effects on a display by using properties
The techniques disclosed herein use a compass, MEMS accelerometer, GPS module, and MEMS gyrometer to infer a frame of reference for a hand-held device. This can...
Storage medium storing image processing program, image processing
apparatus, image processing method and image...
An image processing apparatus writes a virtual space image obtained by imaging a virtual space in which objects are arranged from a virtual camera to an output...
Gesture recognition systems and related methods
In one embodiment of the invention, the a method includes the steps of receiving one or more raw frames from one or more cameras, each of the one or more raw...
Method and apparatus for controlling a mobile device using a camera
A method and system for using an image sensor to control applications on a mobile device is disclosed. The system uses image processing to detect control...
Robust device motion detection
Systems and approaches are provided for robustly determining the motion of a computing device. Multiple cameras on the device can each capture a sequence of...
Sun shade case for a portable computing device
The present portable computing device case is configurable for both carrying a portable computing device and for obstructing external lighting while using a...
Universal stabilizing camera mount apparatus
The present disclosure describes a multi-functional device for mounting a camera or video camera and methods of using the same. The device comprises a base unit...
Inversely foldable camera tripod being rapidly assembled
An inversely foldable camera tripod being rapidly assembled, comprising legs assemblies being rapidly assembled and being refracted by a first switch, a main...
User-friendly wireless fiber optic endface inspector
A wireless fiber optic endface inspector includes a video microscope capable of wirelessly transmitting video streaming signal of endface image in real-time to...
The present invention relates to a camera arrangement comprising a sensor means for generating sensor signals indicating the camera orientation and a selecting...
Inner focus lens system, interchangeable lens apparatus and camera system
An inner focus lens system comprising a first lens unit and subsequent lens units, wherein the first lens unit: is fixed with respect to an image surface in...
Autofocus calibration for long lenses
A method for calibrating a focus point for a camera lens may include capturing a reflection of a focus point measuring device that is affixed to the camera. The...
Vibration actuator, lens barrel, and camera
A vibration actuator includes an elastic member and a relative movement member. The elastic member generates oscillatory waves by oscillation of an...
Three-dimensional measurement device having three-dimensional overview
A device is provided that includes a housing and a first motor. The first motor rotates about a first axis. A second motor is coupled to rotate the housing, the...
System and method for providing automatic location-based imaging using
mobile and stationary cameras
An approach is provided for automatic location-based imaging. User positional information is determined based on a mobile device associated with a user. The...
Optical device for detecting quality of welding gun electrodes
An optical device for detecting quality of welding gun electrodes An optical sensor device comprises a housing (10) with a pair of openings (11, 11a)...
A hardness tester capable of facilitating positioning of a sample even when the hardness tester includes a manual XY stage. The hardness tester includes an XY...
Emission signal visualization device
An emission signal visualization device includes a front video camera for photographing a measured object from the front, a signal detecting sensor for...
Combination weighing device with imaging system
A combination weighing device includes a dispersing table, a plurality of radial feeders, a plurality of cameras, an image processing unit, and a touch panel....
Disclosed is a rotary valve and rotary disk fluid dispensing system that sanitizes valve ports using UV radiation during non-use. Steam and ozinated water can...
Flashlight fitting for light painting photography
A universal connector to hold different diameter light emitting devices for use in light painting photography, where the connector is a hollow connector with...
Multi-threshold reaction zone for autonomous vehicle navigation
Systems and methods use cameras to provide autonomous navigation features. In one implementation, a driver assist navigation system for a primary vehicle may...
Vehicle safety belt bypass warning system
A vehicle safety belt bypass warning system involves, a video camera, at least one processor, face detection software, a safety belt, and a safety belt...
Vehicle occupant protection device
An airbag controller in a vehicle occupant protection device deploys airbags when one of a front-right acceleration sensor and a front-left acceleration sensor...