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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...
US-6,567,538 Real time measurement system for seed cotton or lint
A process of utilizing machine vision for processing in a cotton gin monitors a flow of lint and trash anywhere throughout the cotton gin without impeding or...
US-6,567,120 Information processing apparatus having a photographic mode and a memo input mode
An information processing apparatus provides simplified operation relating to switching of information input modes in an electronic camera. After photographing a...
US-6,564,018 Imaging device for digital photography
An imaging device and a camera with an imaging device for imaging and digital photography are provided. The imaging device includes an imaging die having an...
US-6,564,014 Flash control device
A flash control device includes: a flash emission section that performs main light emission at photography and preliminary light emission before photography; a...
US-6,552,746 Apparatus having an image sensor that is variable in spatial resolution and bit resolution and associated method
The invention relates to a CMOS image sensor that can be embedded in portable imaging systems. This high spatial resolution and low bit resolution CMOS area...
US-6,549,728 Interface control assembly for a one-time-use camera having a recording head
An interface control assembly for a one-time-use camera having a recording device includes a controller for receiving and storing photofinishing information and...
US-6,546,197 Method and apparatus of correcting image data picked up from photographic film
There is disclosed a method and an apparatus of correcting image picked up from a frame photographed on a photo filmstrip through a photographic device. An...
US-6,537,114 Adjustable swim fin
Spear-bladed swim fins provide new means by which divers may propel themselves through the water. Spear-bladed swim fins generally provide a lower surface area...
US-6,522,351 Stereoscopic image display apparatus using a single projector
A stereoscopic image display apparatus displays a stereoscopic image using only a single projector. The apparatus includes a photography section for sensing a...
US-6,519,097 Gaussian lens for photography
A Gaussian lens for photography includes, in order from the object side, a front lens group, a stop, and a rear lens group. The front lens group is formed of, in...
US-6,518,714 Flash lamps for underwater photography
A flash lamp for underwater photography has at least two straight discharge tubes mounted to a panel perpendicularly to each other in a T-form or an L-form such...
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