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US-6,792,203 Camera and distance measuring apparatus used in the same
In a camera a pickup element images an object image. An A/D converter A/D converts an output of the pickup element. A processing section includes a night scene...
US-6,792,136 True color infrared photography and video
A method beginning at (10) is provided for creating high-fidelity visible coloring from infrared images of a scene under surveillance. The infrared images...
US-6,789,087 Information processing apparatus for processing a photographed image of a person
When radiography or other photography is executed on a mass basis, by use of an information processing apparatus that processes a photographed images as digital...
US-6,785,469 Distance measuring device installed in camera
The present invention provides a distance-measuring device has an AF area sensor that includes an image pick up element formed on a semiconductor substrate for...
US-6,779,320 Method of and apparatus for manufacturing instant photography film unit
After first, second, and third continuous members are bonded to each other in a laminated state, they are cut together to a predetermined length for thereby...
US-6,768,094 Photo-voltaic trigger system
A trigger system including a photosensor having a polarizing light filter n positioned in a light receiving end of a housing. A lens is disposed in the housing...
US-6,766,054 Segmentation of an object from a background in digital photography
The present invention provides methods and apparatus to distinguish and/or separate an object from a background. The methods use backgrounds of known and/or...
US-6,765,616 Electric camera
A photography related to video cameras, camcorders, digital still cameras and others using a solid-state image sensing device, and particularly an electric...
US-6,757,007 Modular electronic image-capturing system with dual functional modes
A modular electronic image-capturing system comprises at least two detachable and interchangeable image-forming modules and an electronic image-capturing module....
US-6,750,914 Image pick-up device
An image pick-up device comprises a central processing unit which obtains photography advisability information showing whether or not an image can be picked-up,...
US-6,741,806 Lens-fitted photo film unit and method for manufacturing lens-fitted photo film unit
A stop lever is rotatable on a light shielding tunnel with an exposure aperture. When the stop lever is at a fast shutter speed position, a support pad is...
US-6,741,326 Methods, apparatus, and systems for detecting partial-shading encodement filtering
In a photography method, a determination is made that a set of captured images includes one or more encoded captured images having a partial shading encodement....
US-6,733,175 Child positioner for X-ray photography
A child positioning apparatus for X-ray photography having improved adjustment mechanisms. In particular the positioning of the X-ray film cassette has been...
US-6,724,987 Lens-fitted photo film unit with electronic flash device
A lens-fitted photo film unit includes a flash emitter for emitting flash light toward a photographic object in flash photography. A flash amount control circuit...
US-6,724,422 Method for automatically selecting color calibrations
In a method for automatically selecting color calibrations for digital color image recording, especially for digital photography or digital video recording in...
US-6,721,500 Apparatus for three dimensional photography
An apparatus 1 provides left and right eye images to a conventional camera lens 7 such that the images are recorded by the camera 3 as head-to-head images. The...
US-6,719,093 Extension ladder and tree stand
An extension ladder and tree stand for supporting a seated or standing person on an elevated platform against a tree trunk for hunting, photography, and the...
US-6,718,135 Flash photography system
A flash photography system includes a camera body, a main flash device and at least one sub-flash device, wherein the main flash device emits at least one low...
US-6,714,246 Portable image pick-up apparatus and method of controlling operation thereof
If a digital still camera is set for a manual focus adjustment and the luminance of a subject has a value less than a predetermined threshold value, the...
US-6,714,243 Color filter pattern
A semiconductor imaging sensor utilizes a color filter pattern. The imaging sensor includes light sensitive-elements, each of which is sensitive to photon energy...
US-6,708,117 Preparing and disseminating digitized geospatial data for areas having irregular boundaries
A method of making geospatial imagery data available to the public over a wide ranging communications network such as the internet. Geospatial images are...
US-6,707,995 Camera having control device for flash photography and its control method
A photographing apparatus with a simple mechanism in which an AF sensor is employed as a light adjusting sensor. The apparatus includes a multi-AF sensor having...
US-6,704,654 Preparing and disseminating digitized geospatial data over communications networks
A method of making geospatial imagery data available to the public over a wide ranging communications network such as the internet. Geospatial images are...
US-6,704,500 Control of light emission from flash lamp externally attached to digital camera
For controlling emission of light from an outer flash lamp having a light receiving part and externally attached to a camera, which may be a digital camera and...
US-6,700,656 Flow visualization and characterization of evaporating liquid drops
An optical system, consisting of drop-reflection image, reflection-refracted shadowgraphy and top-view photography, is used to measure the spreading and instant...
US-6,700,621 Digital camera with pivotable cover
A digital camera for electrically photographing an image, which includes an electrical photography unit and a display unit having a liquid crystal display (LCD)....
US-6,698,132 Bird decoy and method
A bird decoy for attracting predators, which decoy may be supported on a rod, a rod/spring combination or suspended from a limb or pole, with wings that...
US-6,692,967 Method and compositions for detecting of bloodstains using fluorescin-fluorescein reaction
A method, compositions and kit are set forth for detecting blood stains. A reactant solution includes fluorescin solubilized (reduced) in acetic acid in ethanol....
US-6,688,940 Inflatable humanoid forms
This invention provides inflatable three-dimensional humanoid figures for use in background scenes associated with still photography, motion pictures and video...
US-6,682,878 Thermal development photosensitive material
A thermal development photosensitive material suitable for medical diagnoses, industrial photography, printing and COM. The material contains at least one...
US-6,672,933 Inflatable humanoid forms
This invention provides a method for using one or more inflatable three-dimensional humanoid figures for use in background scenes associated with still...
US-6,670,986 Apparatus for orthogonal movement of a CCD sensor and a method of light sampling therewith
Apparatus for the orthogonal (X,Y) movement which allows high-resolution color photography in both the X and Y directions, by micro-movement of the CCD sensor...
US-6,665,012 Process-scalable high spatial resolution and low bit resolution CMOS area image sensor
The invention relates to a CMOS image sensor that an be embedded in portable imaging systems. This high spatial resolution and low bit resolution CMOS area image...
US-6,658,782 Animated decoys
Animated decoys each having a flexible decoy body which is supported on a self-contained decoy movement device that imparts life-like movement to the decoy body....
US-6,658,209 Camera with electronic flash device
Sidewalls of a flash opening formed in a front cover of a camera are processed with the same surface treatment as that of the front cover. A condenser plate is...
US-6,650,366 Digital photography system using direct input to output pixel mapping and resizing
An electronic still imaging system employs an image sensor comprised of discrete light sensitive picture elements overlaid with a color filter array (CFA)...
US-6,646,816 Portable terminal and drive method for photographic optical system
A portable telephone 1 is provided with a body 2 and a camera unit 3. In the camera unit 3, photography is switched to macro photography by pressing a macro...
US-6,646,687 Automatic background scene defocusing for image compositing
The present invention is a method and apparatus for automatically defocusing a background scene as the background scene is being composited with a foreground...
US-6,643,461 Photoflash projection device and a method of using the device
A Photoflash Projection Device and a method of use includes a linear discharge tube in an elongated concave reflector, powered by a self-contained multiplying...
US-6,638,207 Radioactive seed with multiple markers and method for using same
A radioactive seed which discloses the orientation and the location of the seed when the seed is exposed to X-ray photography is provided. The seed contains...
US-6,636,697 Depressurized underwater one-time-use camera with seal integrity indicator and method
In a photography method, a partial vacuum is provided within a pressure housing of a camera having an unexposed film unit. The camera is sealed against both air...
US-6,636,263 Digital camera having a continuous photography mode
When the flash emission mode is set in continuous photography, the amount of emission of the built-in flash during continuous photography and the charge amount...
US-6,620,634 Method of accurately measuring compositions of thin film shape memory alloys
A method of measuring with high accuracy the composition of shape memory alloy elements that are sputter deposited in thin film form. An element of known...
US-6,606,458 Automatic framing camera
This invention provides an automatic framing camera that identifies a still subject, frames it, and photographs it. The ranging direction of a ranging unit (light...
US-6,604,868 Microprocessor-controlled servo device for carrying and moving camera
A microprocessor controlled servo device for carrying and driving a camera, comprises a microprocessor chip processing control circuit, an I/O port, and a servo...
US-6,600,609 Inner-focus-type lens
A lens having a long focal length that is suitable for photography with a large film size is disclosed having three lens groups of positive, negative, and...
US-6,600,511 Camera for use in photogrammetric analytical measurement
A camera is used in a photogrammetric analytical measurement, performing photography at each photographing position, and has a relative-position-detecting system...
US-6,590,608 Method and apparatus for managing a plurality of images by classifying them into groups
An electronic photography system which displays an image shot by an electronic image capturing unit. The electronic image capturing unit includes an optical...
US-6,580,876 Photographic firearm apparatus and method
A telescopic firearm scope/sight which is fully integrated with a compact digital camera, and which has size, shape and weight characteristics that are...
US-6,574,430 Camera electronic system and method of assembling same
In one aspect of the present invention, camera electrical system is provided for use in a family of recyclable cameras each camera having a set of desired...
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