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Classifying open-loop and closed-loop payment cards based on optical
A user captures an image of a payment card via a user computing device camera. An optical character recognition system receives the payment card image from the...
Maneuverless passive range estimation using monocular image sequences
A method to estimate range to a moving rigid body from a moving platform using a monocular camera. The method does not require the camera platform to maneuver...
Method for supporting an operator in measuring a part of an object
Method for supporting an operator in measuring a part of an object, comprising the steps of equipping the operator with an electronic device and with a...
Systems and methods for mobile image capture and processing
In various embodiments, methods, systems, and computer program products for processing digital images captured by a mobile device are disclosed. Myriad features...
Systems, methods and computer program products for determining document
According to one embodiment, a method includes: capturing an image of a financial document using a camera of a mobile device; performing optical character...
Portals: registered objects as virtualized, personalized displays
A see-through head-mounted display (HMD) device provides an augmented reality image which is associated with a real-world object, such as a picture frame, wall...
System and method for feature recognition and document searching based on
A system for document searching can include a camera. The system may further include an image capturing module configured to capture a first image of a first...
Optical touch screen
The present invention relates to an optical touch screen, including a flat plate display panel, a case mounted and assembled with the flat plate display panel,...
Determining display orientations for portable devices
An electronic device can utilize image information to determine a proper orientation with which to render content. In some embodiments, a camera of a computing...
Slide projector housing with mount for detachable lens and strobe
This invention provides a system and method for projection of an image on any surface, employing a lightweight (typically polymer) housing that removably...
Drive mechanism for movable mirror of camera
A movable-mirror drive mechanism of a camera includes a main mirror held by a main-mirror holding frame rotatable between a viewfinder light-guiding position...
Rig for multi camera shooting
Disclosed herein is a rig for multi-camera photographing. The rig for multi-camera photographing includes a cover frame, a center base plate fixed and installed...
Imaging lens and camera module
Provided is an imaging lens and a camera module, the device including in an orderly way from an object side, a first lens with positive (+) refractive power; a...
Camera-based position location and navigation based on image processing
An apparatus and method for estimating a position of a mobile device based on one or more images is disclosed. Positioning information is derived from an image...
Multi-level digital modulation for time of flight method and system
The modulation scheme disclosed in this invention report allows for utilizing multiple 3D time-of-flight cameras at the same time by exploiting the inherent...
Thermographic inspection techniques
A system may include a source of dry ice, a thermal camera, and a computing device. The computing device may be configured to control the source of dry ice to...
Terahertz wave generation device, light source device, camera, imaging
device, and measurement device
A terahertz wave generation device includes a light source device emitting an optical pulse, and an antenna generating a terahertz wave through irradiation of...
Apparatus for high-throughput suspension measurements
A high-throughput optical suspension characterization instrument is disclosed, which can include hydraulically separate and at least partially transparent...
Geodetic survey system having a camera integrated in a remote control unit
A survey system including a target unit that has a survey stick having a high-precision localizable target and a hand-held remote control unit. The remote...
Light section sensor
A light section sensor for providing an output of a digital output coordinate has an illuminating device for projecting a light line onto a measured object and...
Firearm locking assembly
A firearm locking assembly combines a firearm and a locked safety assembly and is configured to allow owner and deny non-owner use. The assembly allows owner...
Throwable light source and network for operating the same
A light source suitable for being thrown or projected into an airborne trajectory for the purpose of illuminating a subject or environment; and a system of...
Friction drive belt
A vehicle periphery monitoring system is provided, in which by matching a behavior of a semitransparent tire image with an operation from a driver's viewpoint,...
Industrial vehicles with point fix based localization
According to the embodiments described herein, an industrial vehicle can include a camera and one or more processors. The camera can capture an input image of...
Vehicle lane keep assist system
A lane keep assist system for a vehicle includes a forward facing camera and an image processor. The forward facing camera is disposed at a vehicle and has a...
Wayside measurement of railcar wheel to rail geometry
Considerable damage to rails, wheels, and trucks can result from geometric anomalies in the wheelsets, rails, and truck hardware. A solution for identifying and...
Method for detecting an object in an environmental region of a motor
vehicle by means of a camera system of the...
A method for detecting an object in an environmental region of a motor vehicle by a camera system of the motor vehicle is disclosed. A first image of the...
Method and apparatus for using a common pointing input to control 3D
viewpoint and object targeting
A computer graphics display system such as a video game system provides virtual camera 3-D viewpoint panning control based on a pointer. When the pointer is...
Casino card handling system with game play feed to mobile device
A card game monitor manages play of a game with a video feed of casino table game play. A dealer deals a game using a card-handling device that randomizes and...
Port access visualization platform
A medical system generally comprises a camera head, a beam, and a guide sheath. The camera head is connected to the beam which is bendable in a first direction...
Interchangeable lens for camera
Dashboard camera housing
Camera housing with camera
Workbench for manufacturing or checking electrical wiring harnesses
A workbench and an assistance method for manufacturing or checking electrical wiring harnesses. The workbench comprises: an assembly board; image projection...
Lighting systems and methods providing active glare control
A light fixture includes a dimmable light source that emits light downwardly, and a downward-looking rangefinder proximate and operatively coupled with the...
Image steered microphone array
A system includes a microphone array having a plurality of microphones. The system further includes a camera configured to capture stream video and a processing...
Camera system, video selection apparatus and video selection method
A camera system includes a plurality of camera apparatuses that output respective video data in a packetized format. A relaying apparatus receives the...
Communication apparatus that performs streaming distribution, method of
controlling communication apparatus,...
A communication apparatus capable of switching between videos to be each displayed on a reproduction apparatus based on video data subjected to streaming...
Calibrating devices by selecting images having a target having fiducial
Devices and techniques are described for automatically calibrating a device such as a camera, projector, or both using a video stream. The device undergoing...
Method of starting camera in user equipment, user equipment and storage
A method of starting a camera, a user equipment and a storage medium are provided. A memory in the user equipment is additionally utilized to store calibrated...
Visual displays and TelePresence embodiments with perception of depth
using a curved surface reflected backdrop
System and method for a visual display system with a two-way mirror, which is between the observation zone and the image display device, positioned at an angle...
User interface for three-dimensional modeling
A method of acquiring a set of images useable to 3D model a physical object includes imaging the physical object with a camera, and displaying with the camera a...
Systems, methods, and computer program products for runtime adjustment of
image warping parameters in a...
Methods, systems, and computer program products for determining, without interrupting a video processing pipeline, whether currently used warping parameters are...
Apparatus and method for reconstructing high density three-dimensional
Apparatus and method for reconstructing a high-density three-dimensional (3D) image are provided. The method includes: generating an initial 3D image by...
Grid modulated single lens 3-D camera
A camera includes a single lens configured to receive an optical image as two images from two viewing angles. The two images from respective viewing angles are...
Parallax calculation method and parallax calculation device
A disparity calculation apparatus for a stereo camera implements ranging of an object that includes consecutive similar patterns. In stereo matching, if a...