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Smartphone-based methods and systems
Technologies involving portable devices, such as smartphones and tablet computers, are disclosed. One arrangement enables a creator of content to select...
Method for providing mobile service using code-pattern
A method and apparatus for providing a mobile service with the use of a code pattern is disclosed In one embodiment, the method comprising: taking a photograph...
Synthetic barcode payment system and method
A payment management system includes a synthetic barcode module, which may be part of a smart phone. The module comprises light management components and a...
Nail region detection method, program, storage medium, and nail region
Disclosed is a nail region detection device including: color camera; image data storage part; color specification conversion plotting part for converting...
Method and system for vehicle classification
A method and system of vehicle classification, and more particularly to a method and system called hierarchical vehicle classification system using a video...
Method for user function operation based on face recognition and mobile
terminal supporting the same
A mobile device user interface method activates a camera module to support a video chat function and acquires an image of a target object using the camera...
Curved touch display apparatus for providing tactile feedback and method
A curved touch display apparatus for providing tactile feedback is provided. The curved touch display comprises a curved screen, in which an image is displayed;...
System and method for adjusting a field of view in a camera of an
A system and method for adjusting a field of view in a camera of an electronic device are disclosed. A particular embodiment includes an image capturing device;...
Method and apparatus for graphical user interface interaction on a domed
A graphical user interface is implemented as a human interface device which can directly sense where on a domed screen a user is pointing. The human interface...
SmartLight interaction system
The conference room automation apparatus employs a processor-based integrated movement sensor, lights, cameras, and display device, such as a projector, that...
Free hand gesture control of automotive user interface
A free hand gesture control user interface is described. Components of the interface system may include a stereo vision camera, or multiple cameras, a control...
Underwater camera control
A camera retained in a waterproof underwater housing is controlled remotely and conveniently by a diver holding a hand-held remote device. The device can be a...
Imaging apparatus and imaging method
The present invention relates to an imaging apparatus and an imaging method so as to be able to obtain disparity information, without deteriorating the image...
Near-to-eye display with an integrated out-looking camera
Embodiments of a near-to-eye display include a light guide with a proximal end, a distal end, a front surface spaced apart from a back surface, an ambient input...
Driver assistance system for avoiding collisions of a vehicle with
A driver assistance system for avoiding collisions of a vehicle with pedestrians, the system including a camera sensor and/or a beam sensor. When an object...
Evaluation of the relief of a tire surface by active stereovision
Acquisition device for taking a digital relief image of the surface of a tire having two color cameras for the acquisition of stereoscopic images. Each camera...
Terahertz wave detecting device, camera, imaging apparatus and measuring
A terahertz wave detecting device includes: a substrate; and a plurality of detection elements that is arranged above the substrate, wherein the detection...
Device capable of showing both navigation and safe driving warning
A device capable of showing both navigation and safe driving warning information includes a computer, a display unit, a video camera, and a navigation unit. The...
Three-dimensional measuring apparatus, three-dimensional measuring method,
and three-dimensional measuring program
A three-dimensional measuring apparatus 1 projects slit light from a projector 7 onto a work 2 and a stereo camera 5 captures an image of the work projected by...
Computing device and method for measuring widths of measured parts
In a method to measure widths of measured parts placed on a platform, a computing device connects to one or more charge coupled device (CCD) cameras. The method...
Slag monitoring device for coal gasifier and coal gasifier
A slag monitoring device 100 for a coal gasifier includes a slag hole camera 11 that observes a slag hole 3 from which molten slag flows out, a water surface...
Device for monitoring an environment of a vehicle with pairs of wafer
level cameras using different base distances
The invention relates to a device for monitoring an environment of a vehicle, wherein the environment is captured by means of a plurality of image capturing...
Training devices for trajectory-based sports
Methods and apparatus related to improving player performance for trajectory-based sports are described. In particular, sporting devices are described that can...
System and method for tracking the point of gaze of an observer
A system for tracking the point of gaze of an observer observing an object comprises a camera for recording an image of an eye of the observer, comprises a...
Camera recording device for use with a gun
Filtering control method for improving image quality of bi-linear
The present invention relates to an interpolation method for enlarging a digital image or predicting a moving vector of a compressed image system as a sub-pixel...
Camera pose estimation
A method of camera pose estimation is provided that includes capturing a model image of a scene at a canonical camera pose, generating an image library from...
Method and apparatus of measuring depth information for 3D camera
A depth information measuring method and apparatus for a three-dimensional (3D) camera may output, to an object, an optical pulse of which an intensity is...
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...
Computational stereoscopic camera system
A closed-loop control system for stereoscopic video capture is provided. At least two motorized lenses are positioned in accordance with specified parameters to...
Forming a stereoscopic video
A method for forming a stereoscopic video of a scene from first and second input digital videos captured using respective first and second digital video...
Method and device for generating a calibrated projection
The invention relates to a method and an apparatus for generating a calibrated projection, wherein the method for example includes providing a projection...
Throwable camera and network for operating the same
A camera thrown or projected into an airborne trajectory, and an image capture system with network devices collaborating for the purpose of generating panoramic...
System and method for dynamically selecting networked cameras in a video
Systems and methods are provided for dynamically selecting one or more networked cameras for providing real-time camera feeds to a video conference. The systems...
Solid-state image pickup device and camera system
A solid-state image pickup device including a pixel section arranged with multiple pixel circuits in matrix having functions for converting an optical signal to...
Solid-state imaging device and camera module including AD converting units
for respective pixels
According to one embodiment, a solid-state imaging device includes a pixel array and AD converting unit. In the AD converting unit, a plurality of AD converts...
Method of investigating a solid sample
A method of investigating a solid sample, in particular a geological sample, such as a borehole core sample, includes the steps of positioning the sample on a...
Accurate simulation of shallow depth of field using contrast detection
Aspects of the subject technology relate to accurately simulating a shallow depth of field (DOF) in an image through post-processing, such as using contrast...
Embodiments of the invention relates to cameras and flash photography, and to modulating intensity of light over time and space to subjects in an associated...
Edge-based electronic image stabilization
An image stabilization system applies a "pinned-edge" or "soft pinned edge" image stabilization technique to digital video to compensate for unwanted camera...
Information processing system, information processing apparatus and method
The present invention relates to an information processing apparatus by which image data can be downloaded simply. A video camera 11 receives thumbnail images...
Imaging systems, moving bodies, and imaging control methods for remote
monitoring of a moving target
To provide a new framework that can flexibly take images of a moving target in remote monitoring without the need to arrange a plurality of network cameras, an...
According to an aspect of the present invention, the camera body can switch the present version, which is an original version, to specifications of an older...
Method of manufacturing a plurality of optical devices for cameras
Manufacturing optical devices (e.g., for cameras) includes providing and allocating mount elements to lens modules wherein the mount elements are to be arranged...
Portable video and imaging system
A portable video and imaging system includes a camera for capturing video of an event, and a video recording device for recording the captured video of the...
Apparatus and method for improving contrast detected in a fringe
projection autofocus system
A method and apparatus are provided, for improving contrast detected in a fringe projection autofocus system that projects light from a substrate to a digital...
Handheld digital camera device with orientation sensing and decoding
A handheld digital camera device including an image sensor for capturing images and generating image data; a color display for displaying captured images to a...
Apparatus and method for providing content experience service
A method and apparatus for providing content experience service are disclosed. The apparatus includes a camera device tracking unit, a user behavior tracking...