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System and methods for world-scale camera pose estimation
System and methods for determining where a digital photograph was taken by estimating the camera pose with respect to a global scale three-dimensional database....
Method and use of smartphone camera to prevent distracted driving
A method and use are described for disabling certain wireless communication device functionalities based on input from the device's user-facing camera. More...
Photometric and radiometric calibration using optical feedback
Certain examples provide photometric or radiometric calibration using optical feedback. A disclosed example includes dithering between a first display pixel...
Device having a digital infrared sensor and non-touch optical detection of
vital signs from a temporal...
A camera coupled to a microprocessor provides images to a microprocessor, a digital infrared sensor coupled to the microprocessor has ports that provide a...
Cross-platform document exchange using mobile devices
Document exchange is disclosed between a computer and a portable device equipped with camera functionality, memory storage, network interface, and appropriate...
On-street parking management methods and systems for identifying a vehicle
via a camera and mobile...
Methods, systems and processor-readable media for identifying a vehicle for street parking management. An initial identification of one or more vehicles...
Fusion of far infrared and visible images in enhanced obstacle detection
in automotive applications
A computerized system mountable on a vehicle operable to detect an object by processing first image frames from a first camera and second image frames from a...
Method and device for recognizing situation based on image using template
The present invention relates to a method and device for recognizing a situation based on an image using a template. The present invention provides the device...
Apparatus and method for processing 3D information
An apparatus and method for processing three-dimensional (3D) information is described. The 3D information processing apparatus may measure first depth...
Device for capturing an image representing a print of a part of the body
of a person
A device for capturing an image representing a print of a part of the body of a person, the capture device may include: a base layer; a reference electrode...
Method and system for mobile visual search using metadata and segmentation
The embodiments herein provide a method and system for providing an image based mobile augmented reality. The system comprises a mobile device comprising a...
Near touch interaction with structured light
A near-touch interface is provided that utilizes stereo cameras and a series of targeted structured light tessellations, emanating from the screen as a light...
Accurate 3D finger tracking with a single camera
An object tracking device includes a camera with a field of view oriented in a first direction and a mirror with a field of reflection oriented in a second...
Input device, input method and recording medium
An obtainer obtains information indicating a distance between a display and a user picked up by a camera. A display controller displays, in the display screen...
Matrix code symbols for accurate robot tracking
A method for accurately tracking and controlling robots includes capturing a first image of a first matrix code labeled on a first mobile robot at a first time...
Multi-function foldable support arm
A foldable extension arm for holding a camera, cellular phone, a recorder or the like has several foldable segments and a terminal mounting plate. The foldable...
Portable document camera and assembly for enabling same
A small, lightweight assembly that enables document camera functionality, along with other features and functionalities is disclosed. Examples of additional...
Photo booth with an improved lighting system
A photo booth with an improved lighting system may comprise a light reflecting element, a rear wall panel, and a side wall panel positioned to form a booth...
System for the measurement of the interpupillary distance using a device
equipped with a screen and a camera
The present invention is in the technical fields of optics and ophthalmology. The present invention relates to a system for the measuring of the interpupillary...
System and method to display maintenance and operational instructions of
an apparatus using augmented reality
A head-mounted display provides a user with an augmented view of an object being viewed; a tracking mechanism such as a camera repeatedly determine the position...
Active shielding against intense illumination (ASAII) system for direct
A technique/system using imaging cameras to detect and actively track intense light sources, such as the Sun, then provide electronically-generated and...
Interchangeable lens, camera body and electronic device
An interchangeable lens to be detachably attached to a camera body, that includes a holding unit at which a plurality of contacts is arranged, in the...
Flexible gamma camera system
Described herein is a gamma camera imaging system in which a plurality of gamma cameras or multiheads are attached at a front face thereof to the outer surface...
Multi-stage detection of buried IEDs
A surveillance system includes a multi-propeller aircraft having a main propeller and a plurality of wing unit propellers; a housing that houses the main...
Negative obstacle detection with stereo camera and long range radar
A negative obstacle detection system for a vehicle comprises a stereo camera mountable to the vehicle to provide a forward facing image and a long range radar...
Methods and systems for cleaning needles of a probe card
A method of cleaning needles of a probe card in a test system includes mounting the probe card, which has a plurality of device under tests (DUTs) and needles,...
Solar cell inspection apparatus and solar cell processing apparatus
An inspection apparatus 1 for solar cells 100 includes: a visible light source 11 adapted to irradiate visible light; a CCD camera 15 adapted to measure a...
Stereo photogrammetry from a single station using a surveying instrument
with an eccentric camera
A method for determining, in relation to a surveying instrument, target coordinates of a point of interest, or target, identified in two images captured by a...
Determining camera height using distributions of object heights and object
A camera at a fixed vertical height positioned above a reference plane, with an axis of a camera lens at an acute angle with respect to a perpendicular of the...
Apparatus and method for 3D surface measurement
An apparatus for 3D surface measurement of a target surface, the apparatus comprising: a first projector configured to project a fringe pattern onto the target...
A viewing apparatus (106) for a rifle scope (104), the viewing apparatus comprising a camera unit (108) having a camera and attachment means operable to attach...
Camera stand having an unlimited range of motion along an axis of rotation
This application discloses a stand assembly that includes a receiving element for physically receiving a module, and a base assembly for supporting the...
Vertically stable aerial platform
A vertically stable aerial platform having an envelope assembly with an envelope having an edge and a base. The envelope is an aerodynamically shaped inflatable...
System and method for maneuvering a vehicle-trailer unit in reverse travel
A system and method of maneuvering a vehicle-trailer unit in reverse travel uses at least one sensor generating output information representative of the...
Pivoting mechanism for movably attaching a camera to a vehicle
A pivoting mechanism for movably attaching a camera to a vehicle. The pivoting mechanism has a vehicle-mounted component; a first rotational joint attached to...
Stop-arm with camera system
A stop-arm with camera system for a vehicle is provided. The stop-arm with camera system may include a shield, a stop-arm, and a camera assembly. The stop-arm...
Drive assist device
A drive assist device allows a driver to favorably check space for opening a back door along with an image of a periphery of a vehicle. The drive assist device...
Electrically driven dump truck
A control device which executes the following control based on image information acquired by a camera: When the vehicle is traveling outside a trolley wire...
Glare elimination and image enhancement system improving lenses, windows
New optic control systems are provided that manage camera, user or environmental movement and other factors impacting optical and resulting image quality. In...
Infrared absorption film, infrared absorption film manufacturing method
and camera module comprising the...
An infrared absorption film includes a polymer resin substrate, a polymer dispersant and an infrared absorption material. The infrared absorption material has a...
Tracking and following people with a mobile robotic device
Tracking and following technique embodiments are presented that are generally employed to track and follow a person using a mobile robotic device having a color...
Intravital observation device
Disclosed is an intravital observation device that has a simple structure and that can observe a foreign material and both blood vessels of an artery and a vein...
Fluid channeling component of a multi-camera endoscope
There is provided herein a tip section of a multi-camera endoscope, the tip section comprising: a fluid channeling component for a tip section of a multi-camera...
Portable on-camera broadcast light with stand mount and adjustable yoke
Digital camera body of lens replacing type
Digital camera body of lens replacing type