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3D video communication apparatus and method for video processing of 3D
video communication apparatus
A video communication method includes: acquiring a plurality of 2D images corresponding to a talker using a 3D camera; adjusting a point of convergence of the...
System and method for face-to-face video communication
The present invention relates to a system for video communication comprising a display having a reflective surface facing to a local user and a video camera...
Pixel circuit, solid-state image pickup device, and camera system
A solid state imaging device with (a) an amplifier transistor; an input node for the amplifier transistor; or both the amplifier transistor and the input node...
Camera and image processing method for spectroscopic analysis of captured
A spectroscopic analysis apparatus includes a light source section that radiates light toward an object being imaged, an imaging section that captures light...
Monitoring method and camera
A monitoring camera arranged to monitor a scene and a method of controlling camera settings for a monitoring camera arranged to monitor a scene wherein images...
Estimation of panoramic camera orientation relative to a vehicle
A system and method are presented for estimating the orientation of a panoramic camera mounted on a vehicle relative to the vehicle coordinate frame. An initial...
Electronic device and camera switching method thereof
An electronic device and a camera switching method thereon are provided. The electronic device includes a first camera module, a second camera module, a touch...
Method, system, and computer program product for gamifying the process of
obtaining panoramic images
Systems, methods, and computer readable mediums are provided to generate a number of targets for a panoramic image, each of the targets defining a portion of...
System and method for contextual digital photography mode selection
A digital camera having a plurality of photography modes, comprising: an image sensor; an optical system for imaging a scene onto the image sensor; an image...
Camera module including conductive layer corresponding to shape of
electronic circuit pattern layer
The present invention relates to a camera module, the camera module including a PCB (Printed Circuit Board) formed with an image sensor, a holder formed at an...
Apparatus and method for automated self-training of white balance by
A method for calibrating auto white balancing in an electronic camera includes (a) obtaining a plurality of color values from a respective plurality of images...
Interactive image capture, marketing and distribution
Automated systems and methods for capturing digital images of a customer with multiple high-definition video cameras mounted in a venue such as a stadium,...
Error detecting and correcting structured light patterns
Techniques are disclosed for detecting image depth in three-dimensional (3-D) surface imaging. The disclosed techniques can be used, for example, to provide...
Semiconductor image sensor module, method for manufacturing the same as
well as camera and method for...
A semiconductor image sensor module 1 at least includes a semiconductor image sensor chip 2 having a transistor forming region on a first main surface of a...
Integrated terahertz imaging systems
A low-power 4.times.4-pixel THz camera with responsivity greater than 2.5 MV/W and sub-10 pW/ Hz NEP at 0.25 THz is integrated in 130 nm silicon without using...
Capture, syncing and playback of audio data and image data
A capture device includes a microphone, a camera, a memory, and a processor. The microphone is configured to record audio data, the camera is configured to...
Vehicle top clearance alert system
A vehicle clearance alert system includes at least one sensor or camera disposed at a vehicle and having an exterior field of view in a direction of travel of...
Region of interest based video synopsis
A region of interest based video synopsis methods, devices and systems are disclosed. One embodiment of the present disclosure pertains to a method of a server...
Event detection based on video metadata
Video data from sources, such as cameras, is analyzed to create metadata descriptive of the events and objects occurring in the video. This metadata, which...
Method and user interface for forensic video search
A forensic video search user interface is disclosed that accesses databases of stored video event metadata from multiple camera streams and facilitates the...
ASVVMS=Autonomous Space Vehicle Video Monitoring System
The autonomous space vehicle video monitoring system is an electrically and mechanically powered camera system for video and audio monitoring of space vehicles....
Devices for gaming
A computing device for gaming by patrons. An identification acceptor may scan an identification document into digital form. A biological sensor such as a camera...
System and method for augmented reality with complex augmented reality
video image tags
Disclosed is a method for enabling use of a complex augmented reality system and a mobile device to display complex augmented reality on a display device. The...
Infrared displays for human interfaces viewable by camera
Gaming-related displays present text and graphics viewable with a special visual aid, e.g., a camera phone. The visual aid provides an interface allowing the...
Gaming machine having camera for adapting displayed images to detected
In one embodiment, a gaming machine has a digital camera and automatically takes a picture of a player. Facial detection software identifies certain facial...
Image-based 3D panorama
Various disclosed embodiments include methods, systems, and computer-readable media for generating a 3-dimensional (3D) panorama. A method includes receiving...
Virtual camera for 3D maps
Some embodiments provide a non-transitory machine-readable medium that stores a mapping application which when executed on a device by at least one processing...
A nuclear camera acquires projections which are iteratively reconstructed by a reconstruction processor into an motion-artifacted image and stored in an image...
Manufacturing line monitoring
Systems and method for monitoring a workstation region of a manufacturing line are provided. In one example, depth image data is received from one or more depth...
Target object angle determination using multiple cameras
Systems, methods, and computer media for determining the angle of a target object with respect to a device are provided herein. Target object information...
Camera on a rover surveying system
A surveying system comprising a station and rover is used to make field measurements of a job site. The station at a first location has one or more cameras and...
Method for determining a state of obstruction of at least one camera
installed in a stereoscopic system
To improve the performance for determining obstruction of a stereoscopic system using two cameras or more, a hybrid of local and semi-global methods is...
Method and system for providing cooking information about food
Provided are a method and system for providing cooking information about food. The method includes receiving, from a camera, an ingredients image of at least...
Stereo image processing using contours
A computer-implemented stereo image processing method which uses contours is described. In an embodiment, contours are extracted from two silhouette images...
Graphical refinement for points of interest
Various embodiments crowd source images to cover various angles, zoom levels, and elevations of objects and/or points of interest (POIs) while under various...
Mobile phone payment system using integrated camera credit card reader
A system and a method for conducting credit card transactions through a mobile device of a user. The mobile device comprises an image acquisition unit and a...
Using a front-facing camera to improve OCR with a rear-facing camera
Various embodiments enable a computing device to incorporate frame selection or preprocessing techniques into a text recognition pipeline in an attempt to...
Diminished and mediated reality effects from reconstruction
Disclosed embodiments pertain to apparatus, systems, and methods for mixed reality. In some embodiments, a camera pose relative to a tracked object in a live...
Illumination invariant and robust apparatus and method for detecting and
recognizing various traffic signs
The present application provides a robust, illumination invariant apparatus and method for detecting and recognizing various traffic signs. A robust method for...
Smile detection techniques
Techniques are disclosed that involve the detection of smiles from images. Such techniques may employ local-binary pattern (LBP) features and/or multi-layer...
3D visual proxemics: recognizing human interactions in 3D from a single
A unified framework detects and classifies people interactions in unconstrained user generated images. Previous approaches directly map people/face locations in...
Modifying a person's eating and activity habits
A system for managing the food intake of a person comprises means for collecting information about food consumed by the subject, and means for providing...
Information processing apparatus and connection control method for
searching for a printer having a...
Identification information for identifying each network out of a plurality of wireless networks is received. A wireless network identified by arbitrary...
Input apparatus having an input recognition unit and input recognition
method by using the same
Provided is an input apparatus, including: an infrared camera; an image capture unit configured to sequentially capture a plurality of temperature distribution...
Method and system for controlling a display
The invention describes a method for controlling a display, which method comprises the steps of displaying a portion of a visual presentation (VP) on the...
Controlling a graphical user interface
Apparatus and methods for enabling a user to interact with movable control elements of a graphical user interface (GUI) by moving a hand 12, or one or more...
Breakaway magnetic mount
A break-away camera mount comprising a support for supporting a camera case steadily above the surfboard, first and second magnetic connectors each configured...
A camera housing comprises a four-sided frame. A first side of the four-sided frame includes a first segment, a second segment, and a latch mechanism with a...
External shutter and flash for rolling shutter camera
Methods and apparatus for providing an external flash and a global shutter for a device with an integrated rolling shutter camera entail synchronization of the...
Desktop electronic magnifier
A desktop electronic magnifier in a first embodiment includes a monitor and a control panel mounted to the monitor so that access to the control panel cannot be...