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Method and apparatus for image acquisition, organization, manipulation,
To better realize the great potential of amateur digital photography, the present invention introduces an integrated system for the acquisition, organization,...
Photosensitive body for electro-photography
A photosensitive body for electro-photography includes a photosensitive drum, a shaft, and a contact segment. The photosensitive drum includes a drum body that...
Camera platform for 3-D photography
A camera platform for three dimensional photography comprises a first support wall having an inner surface, an outer surface and a fastening end, and a second...
Image processing device and image processing program storage medium
An image processing device has: an image acquisition section that acquires a plurality of photographic images obtained by photographing the same subject at...
Photography-specific digital camera apparatus and methods useful in
A multi-mode digital photography method including generating an output image of a location L at a specific time t which is identified as a function of a...
Automatic suggestion of image blending techniques
Methods and systems can allow a user to avoid the inconvenience of selecting which of several computational photography techniques to apply when blending...
Electronic image pickup apparatus
An electronic image pickup apparatus includes a zoom lens system which is a taking optical system, an electronic image pickup element which is disposed at an...
Method and apparatus for displaying stereoscopic images
A stereoscopic image display apparatus displays stereoscopic images generated from a plurality of images obtained by photography of subjects from different...
Inhibiting unwanted photography and video recording
A method, apparatus, and system are disclosed. The apparatus includes a shaft operable to be held by an entity and a housing extending from one end of the shaft...
When urinary organ contrasting inspection is performed by using a fluoroscopy for digestive organs, a region of interest such as a bladder often comes to a...
Versatile pole support, system and method
An apparatus includes a lockable, adjustable pole support rail allowing a user to adjust a mounted pole to vertical on sloping terrain. The apparatus has...
Photographic apparatus, setting method of photography conditions, and
In a digital camera 1, when a shutter button is pressed halfway, then a photographic scene is evaluated until the shutter button is fully depressed, and based...
Imaging device and method
An image processing method and apparatus operable for processing images is disclosed. The image processing method allows for drawing any given image in an...
Photography device and photography method
A photography device that includes an imaging component, a focusing component, a magnification alteration component, a display component, an acquisition...
Camera with operation for modifying visual perception
Various embodiments directed to modifying and enhancing visual perception are disclosed. One embodiment is directed to a camera which includes a lens system for...
Provided with a time-lapse imaging unit which repeatedly captures a specimen at predetermined time intervals and generates a plurality of images, and a...
An object of the invention is to make it possible to input memo information for each video material without being conscious of the association with the video...
Photography system to organize digital photographs and information
regarding the subjects therein
A photographic processing system to organize one or more digital photographs and information regarding the subjects being photographed. The system includes a...
Illumination device for flash photography
The invention relates to an illumination device for flashlight photography comprising at least one reflector chamber which, in use, can be arranged in the...
Imaging equipment, photographic setting determination method, and
photographic setting determination program
Imaging equipment includes: a position acquisition unit that acquires a current position; a memory unit in which a plurality of pieces of setting information...
Calibration and measurement system
The present invention is a calibration and measurement system designed primarily for use in the rapid evaluation and characterization of open or visible wounds...
Panoramic photography method and apparatus
An apparatus may take a panoramic photograph without the need to set the order in which panoramic images. The method includes taking a reference image that is a...
Category weight setting apparatus and method, image weight setting
apparatus and method, category abnormality...
When images are classified into categories, which of the categories has important images can be understood easily without a burned on a user. For this purpose,...
Ophthalmic photography apparatus
A monocular image of a fundus of an eye under examination is captured via a photographic stop for monocular photography, and two stereographically viewed images...
Spectrometric measurement system and method for compensating for veiling
The present solution is directed to a measuring system and a method for determining spectrometric measurement results with high accuracy. The spectrometric...
Electronic photography system
A system for electronic photography includes a number of photo-capture stations. Each station includes a digital camera and a customer identification device for...
Ink development units for printers
An ink development unit is disclosed for liquid electro photography (LEP) printers or the like. An exemplary squeegee on PIP (photo imaging plate) (or "SOP")...
Camera with light emitting function
For flash photography, a rise of a flash emission control pulse precedes emission timing by a predetermined period. A start of flash emission of a flash lamp...
High speed photographic device, method for controlling high speed
photographic device, and computer program
To provide a high speed photographic device which can display in real time a synchronous image photographed in synchronization with motion of a photographic...
Photosensitive body having electrical connection arrangement
A photosensitive body for electro-photography includes an electrically conductive photosensitive drum, an electrically conductive shaft, and an electrically...
Image pickup apparatus and flicker detection method therefor
An image pickup apparatus capable of accurately detecting a flicker in a short time period without regard to a state of object and a photography scene. A signal...
Adjustable lens with self-illuminated scale
An adjustable lens with a self-illuminating scale for use in photography, cinematography, or videography has a housing surface with scale markings and an opaque...
Image processing apparatus
An image processing apparatus enables image data to be handled easily after photography. A server apparatus patterns images and controls information in...
Lens driving device and image forming apparatus
A drive mechanism includes a rotational cylinder capable of moving upon the optical axis, a cam part on a fixed member and a cam follower which is formed on the...
Movable lens systems and associated methods
Techniques in both still photography and moving picture photography can be enhanced with a lens system that includes a movable or flexible lens body carrying a...
Photosensitive body having electrical connection arrangement
A photosensitive body for electro-photography includes a photosensitive drum, a shaft aligned with a center axis of the photosensitive drum, and a contact...
Controlling an exposure time for digital cameras
Various methods, apparatuses, and systems in which a digital photography device includes a global shutter to control exposure time, a sensor array, and a flash...
Photographing method and photographing apparatus based on face detection
and photography conditions
Frequency of unnecessary face detection operations performed in a photographing apparatus is reduced, thereby reducing the power consumption by the face...
Authentication device, authentication method, authentication program and
computer readable recording medium
An authentication device having high resistance to spoofing is provided. A portable telephone includes a camera, which is switched between a close up mode...
System, method, and computer program product for evaluating photographic
A method for automatically evaluating photographic performance is provided. The method includes recording with a camera device one or more images during a...
Photographed image process changeover apparatus of a video telephone
In order to provide a photographed image process changeover apparatus of a video telephone function which reduces the power consumption by providing only the...
Digital photography using electronic image analysis to identify faces of
faces of known subjects in...
A method, apparatus and computer readable medium for use in photography are disclosed. A first electronic image analysis is performed on a potential image to...
Optimum image selection method and system
An optimum image selection method for a digital photograph device selecting an optimum image by driving a vibration detection sensor mechanism is provided. In...
Continuously angle-adjustable multifunction tripod
A continuously angle-adjustable multifunction tripod is provided. The continuously angle-adjustable multifunction tripod includes a connecting base, at least...
Image sensing apparatus and control method for relaxing red-eye effect in
sensed image data
This invention makes it possible to execute photography with a sufficient red-eye relaxation effect. To do this, in this invention, the amount of a red eye is...
The tent chair includes a folding frame supporting a folding cover, with the frame attached to a folding or portable chair. The chair has a single rearward...
Image display device, portable device with photography function, image
display method and computer readable...
An image display device includes a display, an attitude angle detection unit and a controller. The display displays an image based on image data with...
Quantitative differential interference contrast (DIC) microscopy and
photography based on wavefront sensors
A wavefront microscope or camera utilizes a wavefront sensor to measure the local intensity and phase gradient of the wavefront and output image maps based on...
Image taking apparatus which forms an image of a subject on an imaging
device to create image data...
There is provided an image taking apparatus capable of preferably correcting both the camera shake and the subject shake in the still picture photography. The...
Image capture device correcting defective pixel information
An image capture device provided with a first memory unit, which memorizes position information of non-continuous defective pixels of a solid-state image...