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Hand-held imaging apparatus and storage medium storing program
A hand-held imaging apparatus 10 comprises a lower housing 11, an upper housing 21, an outer camera 25, a lower LCD 12, a touch panel 13, and change means. The...
Method and system for backward 3D-view synthesis prediction using
Videos of a scene are processed for view synthesis. The videos are acquired by corresponding cameras arranged so that a view of each camera overlaps with the...
Maintaining distortion-free projection from a mobile device
A mobile device, such as a smart phone, is provided with a camera and a projector. A user may select a still image or a video sequence and project it onto a...
Camera system for hazardous environments
A camera system is provided for use in a high-radiation environment includes a camera assembly with a housing enclosing an image sensor for generating a digital...
Vehicle vision system with enhanced functionality
A vehicle vision system includes at least one camera disposed at a vehicle and having a field of view exterior of the vehicle, and includes a control having an...
Vision display system for vehicle
A vision display system for a vehicle includes a plurality of cameras having exterior fields of view, a first display screen disposed in an interior rearview...
Methodology for negotiating video camera and display capabilities in a
This disclosure describes a system and method for negotiating video camera and display capabilities in a multi-camera/multi-display video conferencing...
Video encoder system
A video system comprises a camera, an enclosure, and an interface system integrated with the enclosure. The interface is configured to receive, on a link...
Imaging device and signal correcting method
A digital signal processing unit 17 of a digital camera which includes a solid-state imaging element 5 having an imaging pixel cell 30 and a pair of focus...
Video photography system
A video photography system includes a video camera system and a background lighting system. The video camera system is configured to capture photographs of a...
Camera and method of controlling operation of same
An image obtained by superimposing the image of the subject, which is displayed on the display screen of an electronic viewfinder, upon the optical image of the...
System and method for displaying content on a television in standby mode
A system and method for displaying content on a television in standby mode. The system can have storage for storing face data of one or more users and for...
Camera drive device
This camera driving apparatus includes: a camera section with an imaging plane; a movable unit which houses the camera section inside and includes an attracting...
The present invention relates to a camera module including an auto focusing module vertically moving a lens, a handshake compensation module wrapping the auto...
Camera and method of controlling operation of same
An optical image of the subject is obtained by the finder unit. An image of the subject obtained by imaging is displayed on the display screen of an optical...
Digital camera with rotary switch
A digital camera includes a rotary switch, a switching unit, and a switching unit. The switching unit switches between two states independently of a function...
Imaging apparatus and photographing support method
A digital camera 10 includes an imaging device 21a, a finder device 15, a phase difference information analyzing portion 71 and a control portion 32. In the...
Capturing and processing of images including occlusions captured by
heterogeneous camera arrays
Systems and methods for implementing array cameras configured to perform super-resolution processing to generate higher resolution super-resolved images using a...
Power saving control method and electronic device supporting the same
A control for a power saving of an electronic device is disclosed. The device includes a camera configured to be activated and then obtain an image when no...
Camera and method of controlling operation of same
An image of subject formed optically is obtained by the finder unit. The subject is imaged electronically by an image sensing device, and a video signal, which...
Hand-held device for mounting and wirelessly triggering a camera
Mounting and triggering mechanisms for first person actuation of a camera by an internally mounted remote camera actuator in the form of a handle grip are...
Security camera system and method for eliminating video aberrations from
excessive IR illumination
In a security camera system, the power to the illumination system is controlled based on the quality of the images generated by the imaging system....
Arrangement for adjustably mounting a camera
The invention provides for an adjustment arrangement (16) for adjusting a camera and a camera arrangement. The adjustment arrangement (16) comprises a turn...
Array camera modules incorporating independently aligned lens stacks
Array cameras, and array camera modules incorporating independently aligned lens stacks are disclosed. Processes for manufacturing array camera modules...
Comb drive and leaf spring camera actuator
An actuator package includes a base frame member and an image sensor. The actuator package further includes a plurality of comb drive actuators affixed to the...
Case for mobile communications device
A case attachable to a mobile communications device such as a smart phone operatively equipped with a camera can accommodate an optical refractor. The optical...
Theft protection device for a camera unit
The invention relates to a theft protection device for a camera unit (20) that is arranged on a movable protection element (11) of a motor vehicle, said camera...
System and method for a log-in procedure for non-readers
A system and method for logging a non-reader into a corresponding user account is disclosed. A system can include a processor, a user interface, a display, and...
Solid-state imaging apparatus, method for manufacturing the same, and
A back-side illumination solid-state imaging apparatus, comprising a light-shielding member including a plurality of openings, and a plurality of pixels...
Parking management system including rail
A parking management system including a rail is described. A camera module takes images of a parking area, has a chargeable battery, and moves along the rail...
Method, device and system for implementing video recording retrieval
Embodiments of the present invention disclose a method, a device, and a system for implementing video recording retrieval. The method includes receiving an...
System and method for validating video security information
A method is provided in one example and includes receiving video data captured by a camera at a location; comparing a portion of the video data to security...
Mobile terminal and method of operation
A method of operation of a mobile terminal includes displaying, on a display module, a preview image generated by a camera module, obtaining object information...
Methodology for performing depth estimation with defocused images under
extreme lighting conditions
A methodology for performing a depth estimation procedure with defocused images under extreme lighting conditions includes a camera device with a sensor for...
Cart inspection for suspicious items
Methods and apparatus provide for a Cart Inspector to create a suspicion level for a transaction when a video image of the transaction portrays an item(s) left...
Method and device for online calibration of vehicle cameras
A method for determining the orientation of a video camera attached to a vehicle relative to the vehicle coordinate system is disclosed. Using a video camera an...
Methods of non-touch optical detection of vital signs from multiple
A microprocessor is operably coupled to a camera from which patient vital signs are determined. A temporal variation of images from the camera is generated from...
Environment estimation apparatus and vehicle control system
An environment estimation apparatus includes an image area dividing unit for dividing a camera image taken with a vehicle camera into a plurality of image...
System and method for resolution enhancement
The present invention relates to a system (1) and method (100) for resolution enhancement which enables the depth resolution to be enhanced without using...
Image taping in a multi-camera array
Multiple cameras are arranged in an array at a pitch, roll, and yaw that allow the cameras to have adjacent fields of view such that each camera is pointed...
Omnidirectional camera for use in police car event recording
A system and method for an omnidirectional camera for use in recording events around a police vehicle is disclosed. The system and method include an...
Method of handling complex variants of words through prefix-tree based
decoding for Devanagiri OCR
An electronic device and method identify a block of text in a portion of an image of real world captured by a camera of a mobile device, slice sub-blocks from...
Method and system for analyzing an image generated by at least one camera
A method for analyzing an image of a real object, generated by at least one camera includes the following steps: generating at least a first image by the camera...
Human body pose estimation
Techniques for human body pose estimation are disclosed herein. Depth map images from a depth camera may be processed to calculate a probability that each pixel...
Distant face recognition system
A method and system for automatic face recognition. A primary and a plurality of secondary video cameras can be provided to monitor a detection area. The...
System for portable tangible interaction
Embodiments of the invention describe a system utilizing at least one camera and a display to create an object and context aware system. Embodiments of the...
Touch recognition apparatus of curved display
A touch recognition apparatus of a curved display according to an exemplary embodiment of the present invention includes a curved screen on which an image is...
Close range natural user interface system and method of operation thereof
A natural user interface system and method of operation thereof including: a display device having a display screen and a display device camera; a mobile device...
Method and apparatus for controlling screen by tracking head of user
through camera module, and...
Controlling a screen by tracking user's head using a camera module is described, comprising: (a) when a request for displaying contents is received, displaying...
Lock releasing device for camera
A lock releasing device a camera that is disposed on a camera body and can release by an external operation a lock of a lens locking mechanism that locks an...