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Dynamic depth power equalization
Disclosed herein are systems and methods to control the power consumption of a battery powered platform comprising at least one depth camera. The battery...
Software-implemented graduated neutral density filter for balancing
exposure of a photograph
Techniques are described for balancing an exposure of a photograph using a software-implemented Graduated Neutral Density (GND) filter. Portions of a visual...
Method for compressing image data collected by camera and electronic
device for supporting the method
A technique is provided to allow an optimal image data compression by compressing image data, collected by a camera, on a more suitable compression condition....
Media content identification on mobile devices
A mobile device responds in real time to media content presented on a media device, such as a television. The mobile device captures temporal fragments of...
Methods and apparatus for use in mapping identified visual features of
visual images to location areas
In one example, a computer device includes one or more processors and a camera module coupled to the one or more processors. The camera module is configured to...
Camera opening for smartphone battery case to reduce flash glare
A case for portable electronic devices including smartphones includes a feature to prevent glare from a flash from affecting images and video captured by a...
Single-control image-taking apparatus
According to one embodiment, an image-taking apparatus wherein a first actuation of a control element locks image-taking parameters and a subsequent actuation...
Audio and/or video generation apparatus and method of generating audio
and/or video signals
A camera configured to generate audio/video signals, the camera including a recording unit configured to record the audio/video signals on a recording medium, a...
Recalibration of a flexible mixed reality device
The technology provides embodiments for recalibration of outward facing cameras supported by a see-through, head mounted, mixed reality display system having a...
System and method for infrared intruder detection
Disclosed is an intruder alarm system comprising: an infrared camera set up to monitor a predetermined area of interest; a video analysis module in...
Presenting autostereoscopic gaming content according to viewer position
A wagering game system and its operations are described herein. In some embodiments, the operations can include determining a position of a player in physical...
Systems and methods for video capture, user feedback, reporting, adaptive
parameters, and remote data access in...
A method for vehicle data management according to embodiments of the present invention includes receiving an accelerometer signal from an accelerometer mounted...
Image group processing and visualization
Techniques are provided for efficiently generating 3D information from a set of digital images. Techniques are also provided for displaying groups (or clusters)...
Image processing apparatus and image processing method
According to one embodiment, an image processing apparatus includes a processed-image generating unit, a detection unit, and a calculation unit. The...
Collaborative alignment of images
Techniques for aligning images are disclosed. The frames might have been captured by a video camera on a hand held device, as one example. Collaboratively...
Wireless financial transaction systems and methods
A system operates to carry out financial transfers in response to data read from data bearing records. A cell phone having a camera stores in memory indicia...
Method and system for direct strain imaging
A method and system for measuring and determining the full-field spatial distributions of strain tensor field components in a two or three-dimensional space, as...
3D scanning with depth cameras using mesh sculpting
A method, performed by a mobile communication device, may include capturing one or more images from a depth camera, wherein the one or more images include depth...
Teleproctor reports use of a vehicle and restricts functions of drivers
A device in an automobile includes a camera that takes images of drivers while they are driving. It detects and reports when eyes are not on the road for longer...
System and method for recognizing speed limit sign using front camera
Disclosed herein are a speed limit sign recognition system and method using a front camera which can track a traffic sign continuously appearing in images which...
System and method for predicting patient falls
A patient fall prediction system receives video image frames from a surveillance camera positioned in a patient's room and analyzes the video image frames for...
Method, apparatus and system for detecting a supporting surface region in
A method of detecting a supporting surface region in an image captured by a camera is disclosed. An object in the image is detected. One or more regions of the...
Real time eye tracking for human computer interaction
A gaze direction determining system and method is provided. A two-camera system may detect the face from a fixed, wide-angle camera, estimates a rough location...
Collaborative capture of photographic images
A method includes identifying a stored photographic image and metadata associated with the stored image, wherein the metadata includes a location and an...
Panning in a three dimensional environment on a mobile device
This invention relates to panning in a three dimensional environment on a mobile device. In an embodiment, a computer-implemented method for navigating a...
Object information derived from object images
Search terms are derived automatically from images captured by a camera equipped cell phone, PDA, or other image capturing device, submitted to a search engine...
Method and system enabling natural user interface gestures with user
User wearable eye glasses include a pair of two-dimensional cameras that optically acquire information for user gestures made with an unadorned user object in...
Transient message display control
A method includes observing via a camera of a device and a gaze tracking function that a user is looking at a transient message displayed on a display screen of...
Camera body, lens barrel and lens-interchangeable camera
A camera body includes a plurality of body-side bayonet lugs which are provided on the peripheral edge of an opening; and a protrusion which is positioned in a...
Orientation system for image recording devices
An image recording device having a projected viewfinder is described that projects individual, or multiple sets of synchronized framing beams onto a target...
Image pickup apparatus, lens unit and control method therefor wherein
focus driving prediction is calculated...
The image pickup apparatus includes an image sensor operable to generate an image signal, and controller that controls communication with a mounted lens unit...
Double fold optics
An imaging assembly for the viewing, imaging, and analysis of biological, chemical, and/or biochemical samples in gels or other substrates, in which an...
Six-piece optical lens for capturing image and six-piece optical modules
for capturing image
The invention discloses a six-piece optical lens for capturing image and a six-piece optical module for capturing image. In order from an object side to an...
An exemplary embodiment of the present invention includes a support unit, at least two or more connection units extended from the support unit, a lens coupling...
Method of detecting leukemia
The method of detecting leukemia involves placing a suspension of red blood cells in a reservoir having a capillary tube partially immersed in the reservoir. An...
Automated system and method for tracking and detecting discrepancies on a
A detection system including a target object having a target object coordinate system, a tracking unit configured to monitor a position and/or an orientation of...
Method and system for the remote inspection of a structure
The invention relates to a method for the remote inspection of a structure, comprising the following operations: producing a 3D image of an area of the...
Apparatus for receiving and positioning veneers fed in a position with
An apparatus is provided for receiving and positioning veneers fed by a conveyor belt. The apparatus includes grippers controlled to be independently movable,...
Automatic container orientation systems and methods
According to various aspects, exemplary embodiments are disclosed of automatic container orientation systems. Also disclosed are methods for automatically...
Method of packaging camera facilitating ease of installation
This application discloses a method of preparing an assembly. A base assembly is provided and includes a base, and a second fastener structure coupled to the...
UAV payload module camera assembly and retraction mechanism
In one possible embodiment, a UAV payload module retraction mechanism is provided including a payload pivotally attached to a housing. A biasing member is...
Driver assistance apparatus capable of performing distance detection and
vehicle including the same
A driver assistance apparatus and a vehicle including the same are disclosed. The driver assistance apparatus includes a stereo camera and a processor to...
Vehicle and control method thereof
Disclosed is a control method of a vehicle, including displaying a first image sequence including plural images captured by a first camera unit and a first...
Business card stand for cell phones
Card devices, apparatus and methods to convert generally rectangular shaped cards into stands and mounts for portable electronics, such as but not limited to...
Method and device for placing a printing plate in its register position
A method and a device for placing a flexible printing plate in its register position, by placing the printing plate on a carrier, detecting the position of at...
Endoscope comprising a system with multiple cameras for use in
The present invention concerns an endoscope for minimally invasive surgery, especially for use within a surgical robotic system, which comprises a main support...
Space-optimized visualization catheter with camera train holder in a
catheter with off-centered lumens
Methods and apparatuses for space-optimized visualization catheters are provided. Some embodiments utilize complimentary metal-oxide-semi-conductor ("CMOS")...
Free standing boat accessory telescopic pedestal device
The free standing boat accessory telescopic pedestal device has a trapezoidal reinforced base with a pair of upwardly disposed spaced apart ears. A cylinder is...
LED camera light