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Listing for abstract view: USPTO application #, Title, Abstract excerpt,Patent Agent. Listing format for list view: USPTO National Class full category number, title of the patent application. 03/06/2014 > 182 patent applications in 100 patent subcategories.
20140063173 - Electronic device having image capturing device capable of adjusting view angles: An electronic device includes a shell, an image capturing device, a sliding key, and a driving element. The shell defines a receiving space and a through hole communicating the receiving space. The image capturing device is received in the receiving space and includes a supporting frame having a pair of... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.
20140063174 - Mobile video conferencing with digital annotation: A local user of a local mobile device is allowed to participate in a video conference session with a remote user of a remote mobile device. Live video can be shared between and collaboratively digitally annotated by the local and remote users. An application can also be shared between and... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20140063175 - Unified user experience for mobile calls: VoIP calls associated with VoIP applications installed on a mobile computing device are treated similar to calls not associated with installed VoIP applications. VoIP applications invoke the same native incoming call user interface that is invoked when a mobile device detects an incoming call that is not associated with an... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20140063176 - Adjusting video layout: Disclosed is a system and method to present several ways to analyze one or more camera feeds captured in a room. This may include selection of different optimized feeds. This may include further optimization of feeds by changing the pan, tilt, zoom settings of the cameras. These methods and optimizations... Agent: Avaya, Inc.
20140063177 - Generating and rendering synthesized views with multiple video streams in telepresence video conference sessions: Techniques are provided for establishing a videoconference session between participants at different endpoints, where each endpoint includes at least one computing device and one or more displays. A plurality of video streams is received at an endpoint, and each video stream is classified as at least one of a people... Agent: Cisco Technology, Inc.
20140063179 - Conference supporting system, control apparatus and input terminal: A conference supporting system includes plural input terminals and a control apparatus connected through a network. Each input terminal includes a processor and a display screen configured to allow a user to perform handwriting input thereon and to display the data. The processor of each input terminal is configured to... Agent: Konica Minolta, Inc.
20140063178 - System and method for collaboration revelation and participant stacking in a network environment: A method is provided in one example embodiment and includes receiving video data associated with a meeting in a video conferencing environment; and displaying a plurality of images of participants of the meeting around a presenter or around collaboration material such that an overview of the participants is rendered on... Agent: Cisco Technology, Inc.
20140063180 - Connected food scale system and method: A food scale system and method are presented. The connected food scale system comprises a digital food scale and a plurality of mobile devices able to connect to the scale. A plurality of food logs within the scale are linked to a plurality of user identifiers. Each mobile device may... Agent: Bby Solutions, Inc.
20140063181 - Mobile terminal and method of controlling the same: Disclosed are a mobile terminal and a method of controlling the same. A mobile terminal includes a display, a first camera configured to perform omnidirectional photographing and a controller configured to convert at least some region of a ring-shaped image, captured by the first camera, into a rectangular image and... Agent: Lg Electronics Inc.
20140063182 - Ultrasound system and method for providing panoramic image: Provided are an ultrasound system and method that can provide improved storage efficiency of a storage unit by storing only some of a plurality of ultrasound images needed to produce a panoramic image in the storage unit. The ultrasound system includes: an ultrasound data acquisition unit for sequentially acquiring ultrasound... Agent: Samsung Medison Co., Ltd.
20140063183 - Method of processing multi-view image and apparatus for executing the same: A method of processing a multi-view image, and a multi-view image processing apparatus for performing the method are provided. The multi-view image processing apparatus includes a first video codec module which is configured to output first image processed data as a result of processing a first image signal provided from... Agent:
20140063188 - Apparatus, a method and a computer program for image processing: There is provided methods, apparatuses and computer program products for image processing in which a pair of images may be downsampled to lower resolution pair of images and further to obtain a disparity image representing estimated disparity between at least a subset of pixels in the pair of images. A... Agent: Nokia Corporation
20140063184 - Encoding method and encoding device for 3d video: An encoding method and an encoding device for 3D video are provided. The method includes the following. Pixel data of a first macro block in a first frame to be encoded is loaded, wherein the first frame belongs to a first view angle. Pixel data of a search window in... Agent: Novatek Microelectronics Corp.
20140063186 - Enriched digital photographs: A method for enriching digital photographs, the method comprising: receiving a digital photograph and video data captured before a time at which the digital photograph is captured until after said time, wherein the video data comprises a sequence of video frames; processing the digital photograph and the video frames to... Agent: Cisco Technology, Inc.
20140063185 - Methods and devices for coding interlaced depth data for three-dimensional video content: A method and device for coding interlaced video data. The method includes coding interlaced video data captured from a plurality of different positions, the interlaced video data including data for a top field and a bottom field for at least one interlaced video scan, the top field including every other... Agent: Industrial Technology Research Institute
20140063187 - Reception device, reception method, and electronic device: A container of a predetermined format including a video stream is received. Obtained from this video stream are left eye image data and right eye image data configuring a stereoscopic image, and disparity information of the other as to one of a left eye image and right eye image for... Agent: Sony Corporation
20140063190 - Camera lens: A camera lens is formed with a casing and a lens stack having at least one lens element, the lens stack arranged within the casing. A spring arrangement is pre-compressed to exert a clamping force between the casing and the lens stark basically in a direction of an optical axis... Agent: Claas Agrosystems Kgaa Mbh & Co. Kg
20140063196 - Comprehensive and intelligent system for managing traffic and emergency services: A comprehensive and intelligent system for managing traffic and emergency services, which includes a plurality of 3D cameras positioned throughout a city, specifically at traffic intersections, which are capable of determining traffic conditions throughout the city's roads and transmitting it to emergency service providers so that better emergency response routes... Agent:
20140063197 - Image generation device: An image generation device that enhances visual recognizability between a recognized 3D (three-dimensional) object and a substitute image synthesized in an area of a 3D object image which is a photographed image of the 3D object includes an image synthesis section that recognizes a 3D object present in the peripheral... Agent: Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha
20140063193 - Natural 3d motion for film and video: “Natural 3D Motion” is created by the use of moving the camera in a lateral direction with foreground and background elements, at a consistent speed, throughout a scene, in such a way that it allows the viewer time to perceive three dimensional depth and experience immersion in the scene without... Agent:
20140063195 - Stereoscopic moving picture generating apparatus and stereoscopic moving picture generating method: A stereoscopic picture generating apparatus comprising: a storage unit to get stored with a first image containing partial images and a second image containing partial images corresponding respectively to the partial images contained in the first image; and an arithmetic unit to extract a first position defined as an existing... Agent: Fujitsu Limited
20140063194 - Sub-diffraction limit image resolution in three dimensions: The present invention generally relates to sub-diffraction limit image resolution and other imaging techniques, including imaging in three dimensions. In one aspect, the invention is directed to determining and/or imaging light from two or more entities separated by a distance less than the diffraction limit of the incident light. In... Agent: President And Fellows Of Harvard College
20140063189 - System and method for refining coordinate-based three-dimensional images obtained from a three-dimensional measurement system: A system uses range and Doppler velocity measurements from a lidar system and images from a video system to estimate a six degree-of-freedom trajectory of a target and generate a three-dimensional image of the target. The system may refine the three-dimensional image by reducing the stochastic components in the transformation... Agent: Digital Signal Corporation
20140063192 - Three-dimensional shape measuring apparatus, three-dimensional shape measuring method, program, and storage medium: An information processing apparatus includes a projection unit configured to project a projection pattern onto an object, an imaging unit configured to capture an image of the object on which the projection pattern is projected, and a derivation unit configured to derive a three-dimensional shape of the object based on... Agent:
20140063191 - Virtual access control: Virtual access control may include detecting entry of a person into a virtual controlled zone, and counting and/or identifying people including the person entering into the virtual controlled zone. Virtual access control may further include determining an authorization of the person to continue through the virtual controlled zone based on... Agent: Accenture Global Services Limited
20140063198 - Changing perspectives of a microscopic-image device based on a viewer' s perspective: This document describes various apparatuses and techniques for changing perspectives of a microscopic-image device based on a viewer's perspective. Various embodiments of these techniques sense a change to a viewer's perspective based on the viewer's head position and control a microscopic-image device effective to display images of an object based... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20140063199 - Electronic device and depth calculating method of stereo camera image using the same: There are provided an electronic device and a stereo camera image depth calculating method using the same. The stereo camera image depth calculating method includes: receiving first and second sample images obtained by simultaneously imaging an object with a stereo camera configured of first and second cameras; scanning the first... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.
20140063200 - Laser ranging, tracking and designation using 3-d focal planes: The present invention tracks or locates small moving objects, or generates a 3-D frame of data by using 3-D focal plane arrays with low laser energy and few mechanically moving parts. The invention may be used to determine the direction of a laser designating a target, for target tracking, used... Agent: Advanced Scientific Concepts, Inc.
20140063201 - Stereoscopic endoscope system: To obtain various types of information on an observed portion such as a body tissue, white halation is effectively generated in images obtained by imaging the observed portion with a plurality of image sensors. A stereoscopic endoscope system including: a light illuminating unit which irradiates an observed portion with illumination... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20140063202 - Camera module and apparatus for calibrating position thereof: A camera module and an apparatus for calibrating position of the camera module are provided, the camera module according to an exemplary embodiment of the present disclosure comprises a first sensor unit configured to obtain a first image; a second sensor unit configured to obtain a second image; and a... Agent: Lg Innotek Co., Ltd.
20140063203 - Imaging apparatus, imaging system, imaging method, and image processing method: An imaging apparatus which captures an image used for obtaining depth data indicating a depth of a captured scene and restored image data with a reduced optical blur, includes: an optical device which causes an optical blur having a rotationally asymmetric shape; an actuator which rotates a part or a... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20140063204 - Optical measurement method and measurement system for determining 3d coordinates on a measurement object surface: An optical measurement method for determining 3D coordinates of a plurality of measurement points on a measurement object surface. The measurement object surface is illuminated with a pattern sequence of different patterns by a projector, an image sequence of the measurement object surface illuminated with the pattern sequence is recorded... Agent: Hexagon Technology Center Gmbh
20140063207 - Apparatus and control method for stereoscopic display: A method is provided for controlling stereoscopic display. The method includes a collection device obtaining a position variation between a space position of a viewer at the current time and a space position of the viewer at the previous time, wherein the position variation is an offset of parallel translation... Agent: Superd Co., Ltd.
20140063209 - Image display device and image display method: An image display device includes an image display, an image separator and a controller. The image display displays a plurality of parallax images. The image separator performs optical separation such that the plurality of parallax images which are displayed are viewed as a stereoscopic image. The image separator includes a... Agent:
20140063208 - Medical image diagnostic apparatus, image processing apparatus, and ultrasonic diagnostic apparatus: A medical image diagnostic apparatus according to an embodiment includes a display unit, a rendering processor, a a first controller, and a second controller. The display unit displays a stereoscopic image by displaying a parallax image group. The rendering processor generates the parallax image group by applying a volume rendering... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
20140063205 - Stereoscopic video receiver: To provide a stereoscopic video receiver that generates a stereoscopic video with a sense of stereoscopy and a powerful impression even when a left-eye screen and a right-eye screen are displayed on a small-sized display, a left-eye screen and a right-eye screen shot by a stereo camera to be displayed... Agent:
20140063206 - System and method of viewer centric depth adjustment: In a system and method of viewer centric depth adjustment, a sensor measures viewing distance of a viewer from a screen; and a depth remapping unit receives a color image, a depth map and the viewing distance, and accordingly remaps depth values of the depth map such that the viewer... Agent: National Taiwan University
20140063210 - Display system with display enhancement mechanism and method of operation thereof: A method of operation of a display system includes: determining a correction profile for adjusting an intended image based on a viewing aide; and generating an adjusted output image based on the correction profile for displaying on a device and for perceiving the intended image through the viewing aide.... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20140063211 - Naked eye type and glasses type switchable stereoscopic display device: A naked eye type and glasses type switchable stereoscopic display device includes a display panel and a switching module. The display panel provides first display image and second display image. The switching module includes a first transparent electrode, a second transparent electrode, a liquid crystal layer, and an electric field... Agent: Dongguan Masstop Liquid Crystal Display Co., Ltd.
20140063212 - Display apparatus, glasses apparatus and control method thereof: A display apparatus, a glasses apparatus and a control method are provided. The display apparatus includes a display which displays a plurality of contents, an audio signal processor which generates a single audio signal by signal-processing a plurality of audio data which correspond to each of the plurality of contents,... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20140063213 - Method for setting stereoscopic image data at a stereoscopic image display system: A method for moving viewing positions of a stereoscopic image display system is disclosed. Each cylindrical lens is tilted relative to vertical lines. A data stripe for left eye and a data stripe for right eye making up stereoscopic image data are alternately set to correspond to the cylindrical lenses.... Agent:
20140063214 - Imaging device with a wide viewing angle: An imaging device including an element having at least a reflective sphere portion wall, a converging lens, and an image detection array, wherein the lens and the array are fixedly assembled with respect to each other on a mount, said mount being hinged with respect to said element.... Agent: Commissariat A I'energie Atomique Et Aux Energies Alternatives
20140063215 - Medical image recording apparatus, recording method of the same, and non-transitory computer readable medium: A medical image recording apparatus includes: a storage unit that records, at a first compression rate, moving image data acquired by a modality apparatus; a control section that determines degrees of importance of individual frame images constituting the moving image data; and a compression processing section that, if a situation... Agent: Fujifilm Corporation
20140063216 - Endoscope system, processor device thereof, and image processing method: In an oxygen saturation level measurement mode, a color image sensor images an internal body portion alternately irradiated with measurement light and normal light. A normal image is produced from image data obtained under irradiation with the normal light. An oxygen saturation level is calculated from image data obtained under... Agent: Fujifilm Corporation
20140063217 - Method and apparatus for conversion of signals from a first type of image sensor to a second type of camera control unit: A method and apparatus for conversion of signals from a first type of image sensor to a second type of camera control unit is presented. A first interface is provided for enabling electrical communication between the conversion module and an image sensor, the image sensor being interchangeable between a Complimentary... Agent:
20140063218 - Endoscope with universal series bus signal transmission: An endoscope with a USB signal transmission includes an exploring tube, a lens, an image sensing element and a USB chip. The image sensing element has an output circuit for outputting a series signal. The USB chip is coupled to an image sensing element. The series-to-universal series unit converts the... Agent: Pioneer Medical Instrument Co., Ltd.
20140063220 - Method and device for ordering a custom orthopedic device: A method and device for digital measuring and ordering a custom orthopedic device includes an interactive method intended to assist clinicians select, measure and submit precise specifications for patients requiring custom orthopedic devices. The method includes a plurality of menus permitting the clinician to input specifications and submit orders electronically... Agent: Ossur Hf
20140063219 - System and method including a portable user profile for medical imaging systems: A medical imaging system is provided that includes a system controller that is configured to control operation of a medical imaging system. The system controller is configured to receive a user profile from a profile-storage system that is at a distinct location with respect to the medical imaging system. The... Agent: General Electric Company
20140063221 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method: An image processing apparatus including a detection unit configured to detect a face area and an eye area from images that are sequentially input; a motion vector calculation unit configured to calculate, between two of the images, a first motion vector in the face area and second motion vectors in... Agent:
20140063222 - Automatic microscopic focus system and method for analysis of transparent or low contrast specimens: A microscope system and method empirically determines the boundaries of the depth of field of an objective lens. The system and method are largely automated, with the manipulation of a specimen to be imaged being carried out by processors and associated equipment. Calculations of the empirical depth of field are... Agent: Nanotronics Imaging, LLC
20140063224 - Image-pickup optical system, image-pickup apparatus, and image-pickup system: An image-pickup optical system includes a primary imaging optical system configured to form an image of an object, a secondary imaging optical system configured to re-form an image of the object, and a driver configured to drive an optical element included in the secondary imaging optical system and to change... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20140063225 - Motion-compensated confocal microscope: A motion-compensated confocal microscope includes a laser scanning system, a fiber-optic component having a proximal end and a distal end such that the fiber-optic component is optically coupled to the laser scanning system to receive illumination light at the proximal end and to emit at least a portion of the... Agent: The John Hopkins University
20140063223 - Underwater hyperspectral imaging: An apparatus for placement on or in a body of water for hyperspectral imaging of material in the water comprises an artificial light source and a hyperspectral imager. These are arranged so that in use light exits the apparatus beneath the surface of the water and is reflected by said... Agent: Ecotone As
20140063226 - Microscope: A variety of actions are controlled based on an operator's various finger gestures used on the touch screen disposed on the display surface of the display means, for example, making contact by a finger (tap), making two consecutive contacts by a finger (double-tap), making contact by a finger, and moving... Agent: Nanophoton Corporation
20140063228 - Method and system for cleaning surfaces and non-destructive inspection thereof: An inspection system and methods for remote cleaning and inspection of difficult to access components within complex machinery. The system includes a display screen, a video borescope coupled to the display screen, an insertion tube, a camera head disposed at a distal end of the insertion tube, a feature for... Agent: General Electric Company
20140063227 - System and method for online inspection of turbines using an optical tube with broadspectrum mirrors: An optical inspection system for nondestructive internal visual inspection and non-contact infra-red (IR) temperature monitoring of an online, operating power generation turbine. The optical inspection system includes an optical tube having a viewing port, at least one reflective mirror or a mirror array having a reflectivity spectral range from 550... Agent:
20140063229 - Adjustable variable resolution inspection systems and methods: Camera heads configured to provide digitally articulated images or video, at adjustable resolutions and/or offsets and orientations, to a camera control unit (CCU) or other electronic computing system for display, storage, and/or transmission to other systems are disclosed.... Agent:
20140063230 - Cell feature extraction and labeling thereof: Embodiments of the present invention determine the surface profile of certain classes of work surface. More specifically, embodiments of the invention measure the three-dimensional locus of points that define the “virtual” continuous surface fitted to the ends of the walls of a cellular core.... Agent: Twin Coast Metrology, Inc.
20140063231 - Electronics module for mirrors: An electronics module is attachable to an exterior mirror of a vehicle and supports a camera and/or a display. The electronics module may be an add-on device that is retrofittable to the exterior mirror. The display may be arranged to display an indication of a distance between a back of... Agent: Velvac Incorporated
20140063232 - Construction zone sign detection: Methods and systems for detection of a construction zone sign are described. A computing device, configured to control the vehicle, may be configured to receive, from an image-capture device coupled to the computing device, images of a vicinity of the road on which the vehicle is travelling. Also, the computing... Agent: Google Inc.
20140063233 - Side mirror assembly with stationary camera and telescoping mirror head: A rear-view side mirror assembly includes a base for attachment to a vehicle, one or more support arms extending from the base, and a mirror head attached to the support arm and configured for telescoping movement along the support arm. A camera is fixedly attached to the support arm so... Agent: Smr Patents S.a.r.l.
20140063234 - Distance calculating apparatus, image pick-up apparatus using the same, distance calculating method, program for realizing distance calculation, and storage medium having the program stored thereon: The distance calculating apparatus detects an object distance to an object based on a first object image signal formed by a luminous flux passing through a first pupil region of an imaging optical system and a second object image signal formed by a luminous flux passing through a second pupil... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20140063235 - Distance information estimating apparatus: To provide a method which can estimate a distance of a flat part while keeping a precision for estimating a distance in detail. Distance information is estimated by estimating each piece of distance information of an image represented by image data, and distance information represented by resolution-converted image data, and... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20140063239 - Area surveillance systems and methods: A spectral analysis surveillance system includes sources or emitters which emit various wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation or energy into a space under surveillance, and a sensor which produce signals indicative of electromagnetic energy returned by people and other objects in the space. The electromagnetic radiation may fall in the visible... Agent: Visualant, Inc.
20140063238 - Camera sensor having reversible sensor housing and reversible adapter: A camera sensor for a merchandise display security device is provided for displaying and protecting cameras against theft. In one embodiment, the camera sensor includes a display stand configured for receiving a sensor base and a reversible sensor housing configured for being attached to a camera and positioned on the... Agent: Invue Security Products Inc.
20140063242 - Method and apparatus for monitoring medication adherence: A system and method for positioning a pill to be ingested by a user in a field of view of an image acquisition camera. The method includes the steps of determining a desired location of the mouth of a user in a field of view of an image acquisition camera,... Agent:
20140063236 - Method and system for automatically recognizing facial expressions via algorithmic periocular localization: This disclosure provides a method and system for automatically recognizing facial expressions at variable resolutions of video. According to one exemplary method, facial expressions are detected, extracted and classified from a video sequence based on an automatic localization of the periocular region associated with a detected and extracted face.... Agent: Xerox Corporation
20140063241 - Multi-view stereo systems and methods for tube inventory in healthcare diagnostics: A multi-view stereo approach generates an inventory of objects located on an object holder. An object may be a sample tube and an object holder may be a tube rack as used in lab automation for healthcare diagnostics. A processor performs 3D tracking of the object holder and the geo-metric... Agent: Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics Inc.
20140063237 - System and method for anonymous object identifier generation and usage for tracking: A system and method for anonymous object identifier generation and usage for tracking are disclosed. A particular embodiment includes: obtaining a frame from one of a plurality of data streams received from a plurality of sensor arrays deployed at a monitored venue; isolating a region surrounding an object of interest... Agent: Transportation Security Enterprises, Inc.(tse), A Delaware Corporation
20140063240 - Systems, apparatuses, and methods for branding and/or advertising through immediate user interaction, social networking, and image sharing: A computer-implement system, apparatus, and method for image collection, modification, and sharing. Images are transferred from a capturing device to a processing device, which modifies the image with information that may relate to the event at which the original image was taken and/or with information associated with at least one... Agent:
20140063243 - Real-time moving platform management system: The present disclosure describes a method for transmitting sensor data and positional data for geo-referencing oblique images from a moving platform to a ground station system in real-time. The method involves the aid of a moving platform system to capture sensor data and positional data for the sensor data, save... Agent: Pictometry International Corp.
20140063250 - Apparatus and method of processing image of vehicle and system for processing image of vehicle using the same: Disclosed are an apparatus and a method of processing an image of a vehicle capable of reducing a load of transmitting an image by setting a region of interest and transmitting only a part corresponding to the region of interest, and a system for processing an image of a vehicle... Agent:
20140063253 - Avm system of vehicle for dividing and managing camera networks and avm method thereof: The vehicle AVM system according to an exemplary embodiment of the present disclosure includes a first camera network constructed of some of the cameras configuring the AVM system; a second camera network constructed of some of the cameras configuring the AVM system; and a processor configured to create a first... Agent: Korea Electronics Technology Institute
20140063244 - Constrained parametric curve detection using clustering on hough curves over a sequence of images: A method for automatically detecting a constrained curve over a set of images includes: obtaining a set of one or more binary images of a scene wherein pixels thereof are designated as an edge pixel or not; and, processing at least one of the images. The processing includes: applying a... Agent: Palo Alto Research Center Incorporated
20140063251 - Lane correction system, lane correction apparatus and method of correcting lane: The embodiment provides a method of correcting a lane. The method includes receiving first lane information detected by a lane departure warning system; comparing the received first lane information with previously stored second lane information to identify a degree of variation of a lane as a function for time; sensing... Agent: Lg Innotek Co., Ltd.
20140063252 - Method for calibrating an image capture device: In a method for calibrating an image capture device that is mounted on a motor vehicle and able to successively capture images of a road area located in front of the vehicle, at least two image objects which correspond to line segments which are straight and substantially parallel to each... Agent:
20140063254 - Method for calibrating vehicular vision system: A method for calibrating a vehicular vision system includes providing a camera at a vehicle, with the camera having a field of view. Images are captured with the camera and a set of resultant images are acquired for a classification. Information is extracted related to image features in the set... Agent: Magna International Inc.
20140063249 - Method, apparatus and system for performing facial recognition: A method, apparatus, and system for performing facial recognition utilizing large databases is provided herein. During operation a large database is quickly narrowed by determining an automobile attribute (e.g., a license plate number) and determining a registered owner and possibly an address based on the automobile attribute. The image database... Agent: Motorola Solutions, Inc.
20140063255 - Techniques for improving safe operation of a vehicle: Vehicle control system and method in which restrictions on travel of the vehicle are determined based on an indication of the visibility of a driver and information about objects moving in a direction opposite to the direction of travel of the vehicle are considered. The travel restrictions include preventing a... Agent: American Vehicular Sciences, LLC
20140063246 - Vehicle back-up camera capability: Implementing vehicle back-up camera capabilities includes receiving, at a computer processor, dimensions of a vehicle extension for a vehicle make and model. The vehicle back-up camera capabilities also include integrating, via the computer processor, the dimensions with image software of a recording system on a vehicle having the vehicle make... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC
20140063245 - Vehicle mirror assembly: A vehicle mirror assembly includes a vehicle attachment member, a mirror housing, a mirror and a camera. The vehicle attachment member is configured for attachment to a vehicle. The mirror housing is telescopically coupled to the vehicle attachment member between a retracted position and an extended position relative to the... Agent: Nissan North America, Inc.
20140063248 - Vehicle periphery monitoring device: A vehicle periphery monitoring device 1 is equipped with a first recognizing unit 11 which recognizes a shape of a road in a traveling direction of a self vehicle C, a second recognizing unit 12 which recognizes a position of an object M existing in a periphery of the self... Agent: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.
20140063247 - Video-based vehicle speed estimation from motion vectors in video streams: Automated low-complexity video-based vehicle speed estimation is described, that operates within the video stream to screen video sequences to identify and eliminate clear non-violators and/or identify and select potential violators within a multi-layer speed enforcement system, in which deeper layers provide enhanced accuracy on selected candidate (speeding) vehicles. Video motion... Agent: Xerox Corporation
20140063256 - Queue group leader identification: A system and method to identify the leader of a group in a retail, restaurant, or queue-type setting (or virtually any setting) through recognition of payment gestures. The method comprises acquiring initial video of a group, developing feature models for members of the group, acquiring video at a payment location,... Agent:
20140063257 - Intrusion detection: Systems, methods, and devices for an intrusion detection system are described herein. For example, one or more embodiments include transmitting a DSSS signal, receiving a reflected DSSS signal from a target, correlating the reflected DSSS signal and the transmitted DSSS signal, and determining a distance to the target based on... Agent: Honeywell International Inc.
20140063258 - Distance estimation in camera-based systems utilizing motion measurement and compression attributes: When estimating distance to an object in an image using a single camera, data acquired by an onboard accelerometer is analyzed to determine camera speed as the user takes a video of the object of interest. The compression that results during video processing is used to derive motion vectors for... Agent: Xerox Corporation
20140063259 - Method and system for video production: Methods, systems, and apparatuses for video broadcast production are disclosed. A method for video broadcast production may be implemented by a computing device. A video stream is captured. An external date is inserted at a point of interest in the video stream. The external data facilitates display of content from... Agent: Ihigh.com, Inc.
20140063260 - Pylon mounted camera system: A video replay system provided for and constructed within an end zone pylon. The video replay pylon includes an inner sleeve that serves as a rigid structure for protecting the enclosed electronic components of the system, and an outer sleeve that provides padding and a weather-proof covering. The components mounted... Agent:
20140063261 - Portable distance measuring device with a laser range finder, image sensor(s) and microdisplay(s): Portable laser rangefinders include an objective lens situated to form an image of a distant object on an image sensor. The image sensor is coupled to a display that produces a corresponding displayed image that can be viewed directly by a user, or viewed using an eye piece. A transmitter... Agent: Pocket Optics, LLC
20140063262 - Techniques for checkout security using video surveillance: Techniques for checkout security using video surveillance are provided. A customer is video tracked while in a store, the pauses made in aisles and the arm movements are recorded. Expected purchased items, based on movements and pauses by the customer within the store, are then compared to actual purchased items... Agent: Ncr Corporation
20140063263 - System and method for object tracking and timing across multiple camera views: A system and method for object tracking and timing across multiple camera views includes local and global tracking modules for tracking the location of objects as they traverse particular regions of interest within an area of interest. A local timing module measures the time spent with each object within the... Agent: Xerox Corporation
20140063264 - Video processing device with self-calibration and methods for use therewith: A video processing device includes a plurality of circuit modules that cooperate to process an input video signal into a processed video signal. A control circuit generates a plurality of adjustment parameters in response to a calibration of the plurality of circuit modules and that includes a register adjustment generator... Agent: Vixs Systems, Inc.
20140063266 - Apparatus and method for determining defect pixel: Provided is an apparatus of determining a defect pixel which includes at least one of a first edge periphery defect determiner and a second edge periphery defect determiner, wherein the first edge periphery defect determiner is configured to determine if a central pixel of a pixel group is the defect... Agent: Samsung Techwin Co., Ltd.
20140063265 - Electronic device camera module with alignment structures: An electronic device may include a camera module. Control circuitry within the electronic device may use an image sensor within the camera module to acquire digital images. The camera module may have lens structures that are supported by lens support structures such as a lens barrel and lens carrier. An... Agent:
20140063267 - Display system with image display correction mechanism and method of operation thereof: A method of operation of a display system includes: sending a known test sample; retrieving the known test sample; comparing the known test sample and the retrieved known test sample; generating a compensation model based on the comparison for correcting the retrieved known test sample; and providing the compensation model... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20140063268 - Method of generating view-dependent compensated images: A method of generating view-dependent compensated images is disclosed. A uniform image is projected on a reflective screen, resulting in a first captured image. The distribution of specular highlight is predicted according to the first captured image, thereby obtaining model parameters. Calibration images are estimated according to the model parameters... Agent: National Taiwan University
20140063270 - Communication apparatus, control method of communication apparatus, and recording medium: A communication apparatus capable of participating in a network formed by a relay apparatus, the communication apparatus includes a data communication unit configured to establish communication with a data processing apparatus via a first network, and perform data communication with the data processing apparatus, a reception unit configured to receive... Agent:
20140063269 - Protocol for communications between platforms and image devices: In accordance with some embodiments, a protocol permits communications between platforms and image devices. This allows, for example, the platform to specify particular types of information that the platform may want, the format of information the platform may prefer, and other information that may reduce the amount of processing in... Agent:
20140063271 - Image capture device and image processor: An image capture device according to the present disclosure includes: an image capturing section configured to generate an image by shooting; an acceleration detector configured to detect acceleration and output a first signal; an angular velocity detector configured to detect angular velocity and output a second signal; and a controller... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20140063273 - Camera module: The present disclosure relates to a camera module including a fixture; a moving part centrally coupled with a lens and arranged to move relative to the fixture; three or more magnets arranged at a periphery of the moving part; and three or more coils arranged from an inner surface of... Agent: Lg Innotek Co., Ltd.
20140063274 - Handshake correction apparatus of photographing apparatus: Disclosed is a handshake correction apparatus of a photographing apparatus. The handshake correction apparatus includes a lens support plate that supports a correction lens and operates in a direction perpendicular to an optical axis; a base that supports the lens support plate to be movable; and magnets and driving coils... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20140063272 - Image capture device, image processor and image processing method: An image capture device includes: an image capturing section which captures a subject image and generates an image; an acceleration sensor which detects acceleration; an angular velocity sensor which detects angular velocity; a controller which determines, according to a result of detection obtained by the angular velocity sensor, a first... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20140063275 - Visual saliency estimation for images and video: Methods and apparatus for visual saliency estimation for images and video are described. In an embodiment, a process includes decomposing, by a processor, an image into elements, wherein each element includes at least one pixel. The processor then calculates a first image measure indicative of each element's uniqueness in the... Agent:
20140063276 - Image capture device and image processing method: An image capture device includes: an image capturing section configured to capture a subject image and to generate an image; an acceleration sensor configured to detect acceleration; a controller configured to set, according to a result of detection obtained by the acceleration sensor, a reference angle for the device's own... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20140063277 - Photographing appartatus: Controlling a photographing apparatus that can play back an image on an external display device, to achieve energy savings when playing back the image on the external display device is provided. After a photographed image is transmitted to the external display device, if a control signal is sourced by a... Agent: Olympus Imaging Corp.
20140063278 - Remote control unit for an objective and for a camera: A remote control unit for an objective and a camera comprises a base part, an operating element movable relative to the base part, an evaluation and control unit for generating a control signal in accordance with the position of the operating element and an output device for outputting the control... Agent: Arnold & Richter Cine Technik Gmbh & Co. Betriebs Kg
20140063279 - Image capture device and image processor: An image capture device according to an embodiment of the present disclosure includes: an image capturing section configured to generate an image by shooting; an acceleration detector configured to detect acceleration; an angular velocity detector configured to detect angular velocity; and a controller configured to determine, when the difference between... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20140063280 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and program: An image processing apparatus including: an imaging section; an image storage section configured to store a captured image obtained by capturing an image by the imaging section; an object selection section configured to select an object from the captured image obtained by capturing the image by the imaging section; and... Agent: Sony Corporation
20140063282 - 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 capturing images and a lighting system providing key light above the lens system and providing fill light below the lens system. A processor controls one or... Agent:
20140063281 - Systems and methods for random intensity illumination microscopy: An optical imaging system and method for performing random intensity illumination microscopy is disclosed. The system includes an incoherent signal light source, at least two diffusers having spatially random diffusion patterns, an image capture device that receives a reflected light signal from an object to be imaged, and a processor... Agent: Raytheon Bbn Technologies Corp.
20140063283 - Correction factor for color response calibration: The color response of camera devices may be calibrated, using a correction factor that can account for differences in the spectra of light emitted by different light sources used during calibration. The correction factor may be calculated based on the expected spectral sensitivities of the camera devices, the power spectrum... Agent: Apple Inc.
20140063284 - Image transmission device and imaging display system: An image transmission device is an image transmission device in an imaging display system in which an imaging device which images a subject and outputs frame image data, the image transmission device which wirelessly transmits the frame image data, an image reception device which wirelessly receives the wirelessly transmitted frame... Agent: Olympus Corporation
20140063285 - Image data processing apparatus, imaging apparatus, and image data processing method: Disclosed is an image data processing apparatus including a brightness detection part, a moving average calculation part, a change quantity detection part, a false correction determination part, and a correction part. The brightness detection part detects brightness of pixels in a prescribed range of each frame from image data acquired... Agent: Sony Corporation
20140063287 - Imaging apparatus: An imaging apparatus including an image sensor that images an image of a photographic subject; a flash that emits light to the photographic subject; and a controller that controls the flash to emit light, in a case where a light amount of the image of the photographic subject in an... Agent:
20140063288 - Imaging apparatus, electronic device and method providing exposure compensation: There are provided an imaging apparatus and an electronic device having the same, and a method for determining a backlit condition, an exposure compensation method and an imaging method in the imaging apparatus. The imaging apparatus includes a body; an imaging unit installed in the body and configured to photograph... Agent: Pantech Co., Ltd.
20140063286 - Imaging device and control method: There is provided an imaging device including an imaging element that acquires a captured image of a subject, a light emission unit that emits light to the subject, and a control unit that is capable of controlling a timing of exposure performed by the imaging element and a timing of... Agent: Sony Corporation
20140063289 - Method and apparatus for compensating for fixed pattern noise in an imaging system: The invention relates to a method and apparatus for configuring an imaging system to compensate for fixed pattern noise, variations in pixel values captured from an image sensor that vary according to a fixed pattern. In a method for configuring an imaging system for compensating an additive term component of... Agent:
20140063290 - Communication apparatus, control method therefor, and storage medium: In a communication apparatus to which a recording medium is attachable, a display unit displays, in a case where a recording medium attached to the communication apparatus includes a wireless communication function not included in a wireless communication unit in the communication apparatus, an item related to a wireless communication... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20140063292 - Gem identification method and apparatus using digital imaging viewer: A system and an apparatus for capturing a digital image of a particular gemstone from which specific and unique data can be extracted using digital image processing analysis, which data is used to positively identify a single gemstone from a database of gemstone images.... Agent: Gemex Systems, Inc.
20140063293 - Noise-cancelling image sensors: An image sensor that has a plurality of pixels within a pixel array coupled to a control circuit and to one or more subtraction circuits. The control circuit causes an output transistor coupled to a pixel to provide a first reference output signal, a common reset output signal, and a... Agent:
20140063291 - Recording apparatus, image capture apparatus, and recording method: A recording apparatus includes a connection unit to connect an image capture unit, an acquisition unit to acquire position information at a first time interval and a recording control unit to record position information corresponding to a second time interval as an interval longer than the first time interval of... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20140063295 - Image processing apparatus, integrated circuit, program, imaging apparatus, and display apparatus: An image processing apparatus separates a captured image into a region of object (B) 1001B and a region of object (A) 1001A shallower than the region of object (B) 1001B in depth indicated by depth information, duplicates pixels constituting the region of object (B) 1001B and positioned in neighborhood of... Agent:
20140063294 - Image processing device, image processing method, and solid-state imaging device: According to an embodiment, a high dynamic range synthesizing unit synthesizes first image signal and second image signal. A main control exposure value calculating unit calculates a main control exposure value based on a signal designated as a main control signal between the first image signal and the second image... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
20140063296 - Lens barrel: A lens barrel includes a lens retaining member retaining a lens group and having a retaining-side cam follower, a moving member being movable in an optical axis direction with respect to the lens retaining member and having a moving-side cam follower, a rotary barrel having a retaining-side cam groove and... Agent:
20140063297 - Imaging device and defective pixel correction method: Provided is an imaging device and a defective pixel correction method which can improve the accuracy of a defective pixel correction. In a case where a correction target pixel is a G pixel, a defective pixel correction unit determines whether there is an edge portion around the G pixel; when... Agent: Fujifilm Corporation
20140063298 - Method of controlling the resolution of a hyperspectral image: Method of controlling the resolution of a hyperspectral image from an image sensor comprising pixels and at least one filter that defines subpixels within each pixel includes defining a window on the image sensor with an array of rows and columns of subpixels; weighting the subpixels within the window based... Agent: Ge Aviation Systems LLC
20140063299 - Movable pixelated filter array: An optical imaging system and method including a movable pixelated filter array, a shutter mechanism to which the pixelated filter array is attached, and a controller configured to implement a data reduction algorithm. The shutter mechanism is configured to move the pixelated filter array into and out of the optical... Agent: Raytheon Company
20140063300 - High dynamic range imaging systems having clear filter pixel arrays: Imaging systems may include an image sensor and processing circuitry. An image sensor may include a pixel array having rows and columns. The array may include short and long-exposure groups of pixels arranged in a zig-zag pattern. The short-exposure group may generate short-exposure pixel values in response to receiving control... Agent: Aptina Imaging Corporation
20140063302 - Electronic device with compact camera module: A compact electronic device may include a camera module having an image sensor. The image sensor may be controlled by storage and processing circuitry to capture image data from received light. The camera module may include a substrate having front and rear surfaces. The image sensor may be mounted to... Agent:
20140063303 - Image sensor, imaging apparatus, and apparatus and method for manufacturing image sensor: There is provided an image sensor having a plurality of pixels, each pixel including a light receiving portion configured to receive incident light, a waveguide configured to guide the incident light from a light incident surface to the light receiving portion, and a light shielding portion disposed between the light... Agent: Sony Corporation
20140063301 - Method and apparatus for reducing noise in analog image data of a cmos image sensor: A method for preprocessing analog image data to reduce noise in the analog image data that is readout from a pixel array of an image sensor during a sampling time is disclosed. The method includes generating multiple samples of the analog image data during the sampling time and then limiting... Agent: Omnivision Technologies, Inc.
20140063304 - Image sensor with fixed potential output transistor: An image sensor pixel includes a photosensitive region and pixel circuitry. The photosensitive region accumulates an image charge in response to light incident upon the image sensor. The pixel circuitry includes a transfer-storage transistor, a charge-storage area, an output transistor, and a floating diffusion region. The transfer-storage transistor is coupled... Agent: Omnivision Technologies, Inc.
20140063305 - Image pickup apparatus: An image pickup apparatus in which a pixel area including arrangement of a plurality of pixels each having a photoelectric conversion portion and a common output portion for sequentially amplifying and outputting signals from the plurality of pixels included in the pixel area are formed on a single semiconductor substrate,... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20140063307 - Camera module with sealing glue: An exemplary camera module includes a substrate, a holler lens holder, an image sensor, a cover glass, a passive element, and glue. The hollow lens holder is positioned on the substrate and includes an internal annular plate spaced from the substrate. The image sensor is positioned on the substrate and... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.
20140063306 - Subpixel resolution by interpolation of crosstalk from adjacent pixels: A pixel interconnect circuit that can be added to a focal plane array, which enables subpixel location capability (subpixel sensing) for an imaged point source and facilitates very high frame rate operation. The pixel interconnect is typically added as a circuit component within the readout integrated circuit. The interconnect function... Agent:
20140063308 - Method for driving imaging apparatus, method for driving imaging system, imaging apparatus, and imaging system: A method for driving an imaging apparatus, a method for driving an imaging system, an imaging apparatus, and an imaging system are disclosed in which the number of times of operation which generates digital signals based on an offset component of a comparing circuit is fewer than the number of... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20140063309 - Sensor for capturing a moving material web: A sensor (1) serves for capturing a moving material web (2). It has at least one light source (4) and at least one light detector (10). At least one polarization element (15) is provided between the two, which polarization element influences polarization properties of the light transmitted by the polarization... Agent: Texmag Gmbh Vertriebsgesellschaft
20140063310 - Sensor for capturing a moving material web: A sensor (1) serves for capturing the moving material web (2). It has light sources (4, 4′) and at least one light detector (10). The light sources (4, 4′) generate emission light (5) having different polarization. The polarization state of the emitted light can be influenced by selecting or mixing... Agent: Texmag Gmbh Vertriebsgesellschaft
20140063311 - System and method for remotely printing digital images for pickup at a retail store: The method and system allow a user to launch a client application on an web-enabled device and subsequently to navigate to an image source screen within the client application. After receiving an image source selection from the user, the client application retrieves images from the selected image source. The client... Agent: Walgreen Co.
20140063316 - Image storage method and apparatus for use in a camera: A image storing apparatus and method is provided for storing live view image in a camera device with the indication of the progress of storing the image. The method includes displaying a live view image in a preview mode; capturing the image in response to a capture request; processing a... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20140063315 - Method for providing a title of contents based on context awareness and device thereof: A method for providing a content title of a portable terminal includes: displaying a particular content on the display; extracting context tag information corresponding to the particular content; generating the contents title according to a predetermined format based on the extracted context tag information; and displaying the content title and... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20140063313 - Mobile device and control method for the same: Disposed are a mobile device capable of capturing images, and a method for controlling the same. The method for controlling a mobile device includes: sensing an image using a camera, and displaying, on a display unit, a virtual button for inputting a capturing command with respect to the sensed image;... Agent: Lg Electronics Inc.
20140063317 - Mobile terminal: A mobile terminal including a memory; a wireless communication unit configured to wirelessly connect with at least one other terminal; a camera configured to capture an image; a display unit; an audio output module configured to output an audio file; a microphone configured to obtain sound information; and a controller.... Agent: Lg Electronics Inc.
20140063318 - Reproduction apparatus, imaging apparatus, screen display method, and user interface: A desired image is quickly retrieved from stored images. Reproduced images are horizontally arranged on time axis. Horizontal lines are displayed above the plurality of images and delimited every image group such that images belonging to the same image group are visually identified. Dots are displayed on individual lines corresponding... Agent: Sony Corporation
20140063314 - System and method of video compressive sensing for spatial-multiplexing cameras: Compressive sensing (CS)-based spatial-multiplexing cameras (SMCs) sample a scene through a series of coded projections using a spatial light modulator and a few optical sensor elements. A co-designed video CS sensing matrix and recovery algorithm provides an efficiently computable low-resolution video preview. The scene's optical flow is estimated from the... Agent:
20140063319 - Imaging apparatus which controls display regarding capturing, imaging method, and storage medium: An imaging apparatus which controls display regarding capturing, an imaging method and a storage medium are shown. According to one implementation, an imaging apparatus includes, an imaging section, a display section, an imaging control section, a condition related information setting section, a first specifying section, and a display control section.... Agent:
20140063312 - Methods for combining camera and projector functions in a single device: Described are handheld devices with combined image capture and image projection functions. One embodiment includes modulating and capturing a light beam along the same optic path. In another embodiment, the optical components are operable to switch between projection and capture modes. In yet another embodiment, the optical components may be... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated
20140063320 - Image capture methods and systems with positioning and angling assistance: Image capture methods and systems with positioning and angling assistance are provided. A reference image having a first set of feature points is provided. A preview image is captured and analyzed using a feature detecting algorithm to obtain a second set of feature points. A variation is calculated according to... Agent:
20140063321 - Display control apparatus having touch panel function, display control method, and storage medium: A display control apparatus which is capable of preventing incorrect operation against user's intent during multi-touch operation. When a touch at one point is detected, and then, plural touches are not detected until any touch at one point is not detected, scrolling is performed in response to the touch at... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20140063322 - Electronic device with camera functions: An electronic device with camera functions includes a housing and a camera module. The housing has a first opening and a second opening. The first opening is disposed on a display surface of the housing, and the second opening is disposed on a rear surface of the housing. The camera... Agent: Himax Imaging Limited
20140063323 - Image pickup lens and image pickup unit: An image pickup lens includes: in recited order from object plane toward image plane, a first lens having positive refractive power; a second lens having positive or negative refractive power; a third lens having negative refractive power; a fourth lens having negative refractive power; a fifth lens having positive refractive... Agent:
20140063325 - Image processing method, image processing apparatus and image processing program: The image processing apparatus includes an image inputting part configured to acquire a captured image produced by an image pickup system including an optical system and an image sensor, a filter producing part configured to produce an image restoration filter, and a restoration processing part configured to perform an image... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20140063324 - Wide angle lens module and rear view camera having the same: There is provided a wide angle lens module including: a first lens having negative refractive power; a second lens having positive refractive power and at least one first reflection surface; and a third lens having the positive refractive power and at least one second reflection surface.... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.
20140063326 - Imaging device and electronic apparatus: An imaging device according to embodiments includes a lens support that fixes a set of optical lenses, a substrate that fixes the lens support, an imaging element arranged between the set of optical lenses and the substrate, and an elastic body connected to the imaging element and a member other... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
20140063327 - Photographing apparatus and method of photographing image thereof: A photographing apparatus and a method thereof includes acquiring a depth map of an image currently captured by the photographing apparatus, if auto focusing (AF) of the photographing apparatus is performed, calculating depth information of an area in which the AF has been performed, and outputting a guide audio having... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20140063328 - Focus detection apparatus, imaging apparatus, and control method of focus detection apparatus: A focus detection apparatus comprises a pair of line sensors that generate a pair of image signals by photo-electrically converting an object image, calculation unit configured to calculate a defocus amount using the image signals, and control unit configured to control the line sensors to execute a charge accumulation operation... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20140063329 - Image capture apparatus: An image capture apparatus includes an image sensor having a pixel that photo-electrically converts an object image, a readout unit that reads out a signal for image forming and a signal for focus detection from the pixel, and a control unit that controls which one of a first readout mode... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20140063330 - Image pickup apparatus that periodically changes exposure condition, a method of controlling image pickup apparatus, and storage medium: An image pickup apparatus capable of performing proper image evaluation in photographing a moving image by changing the exposure condition. An image pickup unit picks up an image of an object and a driving unit drives a focus lens in an optical axis direction. A control circuit controls a focus... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20140063331 - Electromagnetic actuators for digital cameras: Electromagnetic actuators for digital cameras, in particular miniature cell-phone and tablet cameras, include an electromagnet with a first elongated ferromagnetic member surrounded coaxially in part by a conductive coil along a first longitudinal axis, and a elongated second ferromagnetic member with a second longitudinal axis. The first and second ferromagnetic... Agent: Corephotonics Ltd.
20140063332 - Apparatus and method for acquiring information about light-field data: An apparatus to acquire information about light-field data includes: a beam splitter configured to split light, through a lens unit which is connected to the apparatus, from an object into a first light beam and a second light beam; an image sensor configured to detect the first light beam to... Agent:
20140063333 - Electronic device having image capturing device capable of adjusting view angles: An electronic device includes a shell, an image capturing device, a sliding key, a driving element, and a sliding pin. The shell defines a receiving space, a number of positioning grooves, and a through hole communicating with the receiving space. The image capturing device is received in the receiving space.... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.
20140063334 - Pan, tilt, zoom camera system for cooling electronics: A pan tilt zoom (PTZ) camera system implements a disc valve system to enhance the cooling of electronics. The disc valve system includes a static camera base and a rotating camera pan bearing. The static camera base has static base vent slots arranged along the perimeter of the static camera... Agent:
20140063336 - Camera having internal antenna: A camera having an internal antenna includes a metal body portion forming an external surface of the camera, excluding one side surface. A non-metallic injection grip portion comprises the one side surface and is fastened to the metal body portion. An antenna portion having at least one radiator is disposed... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20140063335 - Imaging apparatus: An imaging apparatus includes a pentaprism and outer covering members. Among the photographing light flux incident from a photographing optical system, light reflected by a rotary mirror is further reflected by the reflection surface of the pentaprism to thereby reach an ocular lens. A wireless substrate on which an antenna... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20140063337 - Adjustable shoulder pad: An apparatus for a video camera facilitates the use of the camera by an operator. A shoulder mount may comprise one or more pads that may be movably attached to a mounting or reinforcing plate and coupled to a mechanism that facilitates the rotation, translation and/or tilting of the pads.... Agent:
20140063339 - In browser muxing and demuxing for video playback: A system and method for converting a content file from a first format to a second format is disclosed. The system comprises a parser, a table generator, a determining module and a packaging module. The parser parses data in the content file with the first format for one or more... Agent: Google Inc.
20140063341 - Method and apparatus for scalable broadcast: Disclosed are a method and an apparatus for a scalable broadcast. The method includes scalably dividing a broadcast frequency band into segments, scalably dividing a video image into segments, and linking the segment of the broadcast frequency band to the scalably divided video image, and broadcasting the linked segments to... Agent: Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute
20140063338 - Systems and methods for personalized television viewing: A personalized television viewing system includes a head-end subsystem. The head-end subsystem includes a personality server configured to store a user preference regarding a television viewing format and a rendering server configured to provide digital media content in the television format of the user's preference. The viewing system further includes... Agent: Echostar Technologies L.L.C.
20140063340 - Video processing device with buffer feedback and methods for use therewith: A video processing device includes a rate controller coupled to receive non-real time audio/video (A/V) data and buffer state feedback data from an input/output (I/O) device. The rate controller generates rate controlled non-real time A/V data from the non-real time A/V data and in response to the buffer state feedback... Agent: Vixs Systems, Inc.
20140063342 - Method and apparatus for de-interlacing video: A method for de-interlacing interlaced video includes receiving a first video field and a second video field, generating a first video frame by inserting the first video field in the first video frame on every second line of the first video frame, and by inserting a first synthesized video field... Agent: Axis Ab
20140063343 - Providing a serial download path to devices: In one embodiment, an interface may include various mechanisms to handle incoming clock and data signals. More specifically, the interface includes a first multiplexer to receive a first data signal via a serial peripheral interface (SPI) bus coupled to a first pin and a second multiplexer to receive a first... Agent:
20140063344 - Augmenting capabilities of a host device: A system, computer-readable storage medium storing at least one program, and a computer-implemented method for augmenting capabilities of a host device is presented. A first application on the host device is executed, where the first application is configured to execute on a second device and is configured to use a... Agent:
20140063345 - Communication apparatus equipped with switchable antenna: A communication apparatus equipped with switchable antenna mechanism is provided, where the communication apparatus includes at least a portion of a portable electronic device, which includes a plurality of wireless communication functions respectively corresponding to different communication standards, and the wireless communication functions include a mobile phone function and at... Agent:
20140063346 - Cradle system for audiovisual equipment: Methods and apparatuses for building and reconfiguring audiovisual equipment in a video production system. A wiring cradle may be installed in the video production system and one or more electrical or optical connections may be established between the wiring cradle and another element of the video production system. Electrical connections... Agent: Gvbb Holdings S.a.r.l.
20140063347 - Myopia-safe video displays: In a first aspect, the present invention provides methods for creating video signals including (a) receiving an input video signal including an input red component, an input green component, and an input blue component; (b) determining (i) that a magnitude of the input red component is greater than a magnitude... Agent: University Of Washington Through Its Center For Commercialization
20140063348 - Current steering dac, a video adapter including a current steering dac, and a video circuit including a current steering dac: A current steering Digital-to-Analog Converter (DAC), a video adapter including a current steering DAC, and a video circuit including a current steering DAC are described. In one embodiment, a current steering DAC includes multiple DAC unit cells that are connected in parallel with each other. Each of the DAC unit... Agent: Nxp B.v.
20140063349 - Video processing device with power adjustment and methods for use therewith: A video processing device includes a substrate. A plurality of ring oscillators generate a corresponding plurality of ring oscillator outputs. A control circuit generates power adjustment signals for adjusting at least one power supply voltage of the video processing device, based on the plurality of oscillator outputs.... Agent: Vixs Systems, Inc.
20140063350 - Image processing apparatus and image processing method: According to one embodiment, an image processing apparatus includes: an enlarged-image generation module configured to generate enlarged image information that is enlarged with a predetermined magnification ratio from input image information; a depth characteristic calculator configured to calculate, from the input image information, a depth characteristic amount indicating a change... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
20140063351 - Television receiver and electronic device: According to one embodiment, a television receiver includes a display, a casing, and a driver board of the display. The display is with a bendable sheet-like shape and includes a front face at which an image is viewable and a rear face opposite the front face. The casing includes: a... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
20140063352 - Method for controlling a multimedia player, and associated apparatus: A method for controlling a multimedia player, the method comprising: detecting whether at least one user enters at least one predetermined region near the multimedia player, and further detecting whether the user enters the predetermined region multiple times; and when it is detected that the user enters the predetermined region... Agent: Mediatek Singapore Pte. Ltd.
20140063353 - Variable brightness digital signage: A system for projecting content onto a shaped screen and highlighting particular portions of the content. The system includes a projector configured for projecting content having a particular shape and a rear projection screen for receiving and displaying the projected content. The rear projection screen has a shape substantially conforming... Agent: 3m Innovative Properties Company
20140063354 - Lcd device and mold: The present disclosure provides a liquid crystal display (LCD) device and a mold. The LCD device includes an LCD module. The LCD module includes a front frame, a middle frame, a backplane, an LCD panel, and a backlight module, the front frame acts as a front shell of the LCD... Agent:02/27/2014 > 133 patent applications in 77 patent subcategories.
20140055551 - Image processing method and apparatus for personal protection in video call: An image processing method and apparatus for personal protection in a video call is provided. The image processing method in a communication terminal may include receiving an input of a video signal from a camera for a video call, recognizing a body shape of a user, by detecting a body... Agent: Hanhwa Solution & Consulting Co., Ltd
20140055552 - Mobile device and method for messenger-based video call service: A mobile device and method for a messenger-based video call service using camera preview image and voice information are provided. In the method, the mobile device displays a camera preview screen by executing a camera, and detects an input for selecting one or more sharers for a video call from... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20140055553 - Connecting to an onscreen entity: A method for identifying unknown third parties appearing within video call data based on generated image characteristics data. A user's computing device and a participant computing device may exchange and render video call data in which the user's computing device may display the unknown third-party. The user's computing device may... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20140055554 - System and method for communication using interactive avatar: A video communication system that replaces actual live images of the participating users with animated avatars. A method may include selecting an avatar, initiating communication, capturing an image, detecting a face in the image, determining facial characteristics from the face, including eye movement and eyelid movement of a user indicative... Agent:
20140055555 - Transmission management apparatus, program, transmission management system, and transmission management method: A transmission management apparatus includes a receiving unit that receives, from a first transmission terminal 10, a communication request for a communication with a second transmission terminal 10; a fists storage unit that stores therein terminal identification information for identifying the transmission terminals 10 and relay device identification information for... Agent:
20140055556 - Telepresence systems and methods therefore: A telepresence system enhances the perception of presence of a remote person involved in a video conference. The system preferably has a two-way mirror, which is between the observer and the display device, positioned at an angle to reflect a backdrop surface. The backdrop surface may or may not appear... Agent: Telepresence Technologies, LLC
20140055557 - Automated external defibrillator with panoramic video camera device: An automated external defibrillator (AED) with a panoramic video camera device comprises a case, an AED accommodated by the case, a microprocessor built in the AED, an image capture device electrically connected with the microprocessor, a memory electrically connected with the microprocessor and storing the images captured by the image... Agent: Chung Yuan Christian University
20140055558 - Wide-angle lens system, image sensing optical device and digital apparatus: A wide-angle lens system is formed, sequentially from an object side, with a first group having a positive power, a second group having a negative power and a third group having a positive power, and at the time of focusing, only the second group is moved on an optical axis.... Agent:
20140055560 - Depth data processing and compression: Techniques for setting depth values for invalid measurement regions of depth images are described herein. A computing device may set the depth values based on evaluations of depth values of neighboring pixels and of corresponding pixels from time-adjacent depth images. Alternately or additionally, the computing device may utilize a texture... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20140055559 - Digital media processor: Circuits, methods, and apparatus that provide highly integrated digital media processors for digital consumer electronics applications. These digital media processors are capable of performing the parallel processing of multiple format audio, video, and graphics signals. In one embodiment, audio and video signals may be received from a variety of input... Agent: Nvidia Corporation
20140055561 - Transmitting apparatus, transmitting method, receiving apparatus and receiving method: Image data of at least a left view and a right view, and image data of an intermediate view located between the left view and the right view, for example, image data of a center view are acquired, among a plurality of views for stereoscopic image display. A container which... Agent: Sony Corporation
20140055562 - Endoscopic synthetic stereo imaging method and apparatus: An exemplary embodiment providing one or more improvements includes an endoscopic synthetic stereo imaging method and apparatus which can produce a stereo image of a field of view of a working assembly of the endoscope.... Agent:
20140055563 - System and method of viewing and tracking stereoscopic video images: Systems and methods for viewing stereoscopic video images are disclosed. One system comprises a first video camera configured to generate a first video feed of a subject. A second video camera is spaced a pupilary distance from the first video camera and configured to generate a second video feed of... Agent: Ultradent Products, Inc.
20140055565 - 3-dimensional image acquisition apparatus and 3d image acquisition method for simultaneously obtaining color image and depth image: A 3-dimensional (3D) image acquisition apparatus capable of simultaneously obtaining a color image and a depth image in a single shooting operation is provided. The apparatus includes a light source for radiating illumination light having a predetermined wavelength onto an object; a lens unit having at least four object lenses;... Agent:
20140055568 - Analysis apparatus for contactless analysis of the shape of a transparent body, and method for carrying out the contactless analysis: The invention relates to an analysis apparatus for the contactless analysis of the shape of a transparent body, in particular of a substantially spherical active substance bead, having at least one support for the body and at least one image recording apparatus, wherein the support has a test image, in... Agent:
20140055564 - Apparatus and method for processing digital signal: Disclosed are an apparatus and method for processing a digital signal including a 3D image. The apparatus includes a receiver for receiving a first digital signal including a main image and a second digital signal including an additional image, the main image and the additional image being 3D images, and... Agent:
20140055566 - Gesture recognition system and method: A gesture recognition system includes an EDOF lens, an image sensor, and a processing unit. The image sensor successively captures image frames through the EDOF lens. The processing unit is configured to perform gesture recognition according to at least one object image within a sharpness range in the image frames... Agent: Pixart Imaging Inc.
20140055567 - Video infrared retinal image scanner: A method of scanning a retinal image includes providing a light source, emitting radiation from the light source toward a beam splitter, focusing the radiation with a focusing lens on a retina, collecting radiation reflected by the retina with a camera, producing an image signal representative of a plurality of... Agent: Dyer Holdings, LLC
20140055569 - Apparatus and method for sensing drowsy driving: There are provided an apparatus and a method for sensing drowsy driving, the apparatus for sensing drowsy driving including: a light source irradiating light on a driver; first cameras sensing light reflected from the driver to image eyes of the driver; a second camera disposed to be spaced apart from... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.
20140055573 - Device and method for detecting a three-dimensional object using a plurality of cameras: The present invention relates to a device and method for detecting a three-dimensional object using a plurality of cameras that are capable of simply detecting a three-dimensional object. The device comprises: a planarization unit for planarizing, through homography conversion, each input image obtained by the plurality of cameras; a comparison-area... Agent: Etu System, Ltd.
20140055572 - Image processing apparatus for a vehicle: An image processing apparatus for a vehicle characterized in that the apparatus includes a first imaging section, a second imaging section, a switching section which switches exposure controls of the first imaging section and the second imaging section to an exposure control for recognizing an object placed on a road... Agent: Denso Corporation
20140055571 - Image processing apparatus, image capturing apparatus, and image processing program: So as to provide this problem, provided is an image processing apparatus including: an image data obtaining section that obtains at least two pieces of parallax image data from an image capturing element that includes color filters and opening masks so that one color filter and one opening mask correspond... Agent: Nikon Corporation
20140055570 - Model and method for producing 3d photorealistic models: Disclosed is model and a method for producing dynamic photorealistic 3D models that is adaptive for visualization and real time fitting. The invention aims at a method for digitizing a three-dimensional object possibly including transparent or reflective parts from two-dimensional views of this object, the method including: A step for... Agent: Fittingbox
20140055574 - Apparatus and method for capturing color images and depth images: An apparatus and method for capturing a color image and a depth image are utilized as a source of obtaining a three-dimensional (3D) image. The apparatus for capturing the color image and the depth image may include a filtering unit to employ a frame having a polarity which includes an... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20140055575 - Array optical element, imaging member, imaging element, imaging device, and distance measurement device: A lens optical system L having areas D1 and D2; an image pickup element N including a plurality of first and second pixels which include a filter having a first spectral transmittance characteristic, a plurality of third pixels which include a filter having a second spectral transmittance characteristic, and a... Agent:
20140055576 - Image capturing device and program to control image capturing device: With a conventional stereoimage capturing device, it has been difficult to simply determine the present of a depth. An image capturing device includes an image capturing element in which a first parallax pixel group and a second parallax pixel group that output a first parallax image and a second parallax... Agent:
20140055577 - Depth information acquisition apparatus, imaging apparatus, depth information acquisition method and program: A depth information acquisition apparatus acquiring depth information of a subject by using two real space images having different blur which are obtained by capturing a subject with different imaging parameters, comprises a conversion unit converting the two real space images to two frequency space images; a generation unit generating... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20140055578 - Apparatus for adjusting displayed picture, display apparatus and display method: Embodiments of the present disclosure provide an apparatus for adjusting displayed picture, comprising a video signal input means, a position measuring means, an image processing means and a video signal output means. Embodiments of the present disclosure further provide a display apparatus comprising the above apparatus for adjusting the displayed... Agent: Boe Technology Group Co., Ltd.
20140055579 - Parallax adjustment device, three-dimensional image generation device, and method of adjusting parallax amount: A parallax adjustment device includes: an obtainment unit which obtains parallax data indicating an amount of parallax for an input image; and a parallax adjustment unit which adjusts the amount of parallax indicated by the parallax data by converting the amount of parallax as an input amount of parallax into... Agent:
20140055580 - Depth of field maintaining apparatus, 3d display system and display method: Embodiments of the present invention disclose a depth of field maintaining apparatus, a 3D display system and a display method. The depth of field maintaining apparatus comprises: a 3D video signal input device; a position measuring device; an image processing device; and a 3D video signal output device, wherein the... Agent: Boe Technology Group Co., Ltd.
20140055581 - Device and method for managing the position of the focal plane in a stereoscopic scene: The invention aims to propose a method for managing the focal plane within a stereoscopic image or a sequence of stereoscopic images. A translation of the right and left images is effected in order to place the focal plane in front of the scene viewed. Advantageously, the depth of the... Agent:
20140055584 - Ariadne wall taping for bronchoscopic path planning and guidance: A method, system and program product are provided for planning an intervention procedure in a body lumen. A CT scan of the body lumen is performed. A virtual rendering is created of the inside of the body lumen corresponding to an interventional camera image. Then a virtual tape corresponding to... Agent: Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.v.
20140055583 - Endoscope system: An endoscope system may include: an insertion section that is inserted into an object under examination, having an image capturing unit that successively outputs a pixel signal of a strength responsive to the amount of light of the pixel, and a time converter that converts the intensity of the pixel... Agent: Olympus Corporation
20140055582 - Endoscopic calibration method and apparatus: An exemplary embodiment providing one or more improvements includes a calibration method and apparatus for calibrating an imaging assembly for use with any given one of a plurality of working assemblies.... Agent:
20140055585 - Endoscope apparatus: Provided is an endoscope apparatus including a light-guiding part that guides illumination light emitted from a light source to the distal end of an inserted portion; a scanning part that makes the light-guiding part vibrate with a predetermined period, thus two-dimensionally scanning the illumination light emitted from the inserted portion... Agent:
20140055586 - Medical camera with selection of different working modes: A camera hand-piece for medical use includes a lighting system, an optical window, a fixed part in turn having an optical system for acquiring images through an optical window, an image sensor, electronic circuits for image processing, and optionally a prism. The hand-piece has an external part, which is mobile... Agent: Cefla Societa' Cooperativa
20140055587 - Electronic endoscope apparatus: An electronic endoscope apparatus includes an electronic endoscope including an insertion portion, an operation portion, and a universal cord; a plurality of types of signal cables which are selectively placed between the insertion portion and a connection connector of the universal cord, have equal lengths and different diameters, and include... Agent: Olympus Medical Systems Corp.
20140055590 - Apparatus and method for imaging feet: An apparatus and method for determining contours of a patient's foot. The apparatus includes an alignment section that orientates the foot relative to an optical imaging section. The alignment section includes at least one support member located proximate a focal length of the imaging section, that engages the plantar surface... Agent: Northwest Podiatric Laboratory, Inc.
20140055588 - Computational systems and methods for monitoring medication events: Computer-based systems and computer-implemented methods are described for monitoring medication events for an individual. Computer-based systems include systems for monitoring medication events relating to an individual, including: circuitry for analyzing data for an identifier of a first medication event for an individual; circuitry for analyzing the data for at least... Agent: Elwha LLC, A Limited Liability Company Of The State Of Delaware
20140055589 - Computational systems and methods for monitoring medication events: Computer-based systems and computer-implemented methods are described for monitoring medication events for an individual. Computer-based systems include systems for monitoring medication events relating to an individual, including: circuitry for analyzing data for an identifier of a first medication event for an individual; circuitry for analyzing the data for at least... Agent: Elwha LLC, A Limited Liability Company Of The State Of Delaware
20140055591 - Calibration of eye tracking system: Embodiments are disclosed that relate to calibrating an eye tracking system for a computing device. For example, one disclosed embodiment provides, in a computing device comprising a gaze estimation system, a method of calibrating the gaze estimation system. The method includes receiving a request to log a user onto the... Agent:
20140055594 - Structured illuminating microscopy and structured illuminating observation method: In order to realize a high-speed switching of structured pattern, a structured illuminating microscopy includes a driving unit generating a sonic standing wave in a sonic wave propagation path by giving a driving signal for vibrating a medium of the sonic wave propagation path to a light modulator, an illuminating... Agent: Nikon Corporation
20140055592 - System and apparatus for color correction in transmission-microscope slides: The present invention concerns a system and method for calibration and adjustment of the pixel color values represented within a digital image of a sample by a transmission microscope. Furthermore the present invention is directed to providing sufficient color information in order to generate a color mapping matrix that allows... Agent: Datacolor, Inc.
20140055593 - Test sample device and test method for an optical microscope with subwavelength resolution: A test sample device for an optical microscope which images a sample in different light states with a local resolution in the subwavelength range of the visible spectral range, wherein the test sample device comprises: a test piece, which is designed to be microexamined with the microscope and has a... Agent:
20140055595 - Image restoration method, image restoration apparatus, and image-pickup apparatus: A method includes performing an approximate partially coherent imaging operation for elements of a first basis generated from a model image having no noise and no blur, and generating based upon the first basis a second basis that is blurred, the approximate partially coherent imaging operation being expressed by a... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20140055596 - Flexible linkage camera system and method for visual inspection of off line industrial gas turbines and other power generation machinery: Internal components of power generation machinery, including for example gas or steam industrial turbines as well as generators, are inspected a camera inspection system that is inserted and positioned within the machinery by an elongated cable carrier that has restricted cable flexure along a two-dimensional carrier cable flexure motion plane.... Agent:
20140055597 - Remote attaching and detaching device including cell camera: A remote attaching and detaching device is provided, which includes a camera module to substitute a worker's vision in such an environment where the worker's direct access to the in-cell is extremely limited or impossible. In a remote attaching and detaching device including a camera module for monitoring operating environment... Agent: Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute
20140055599 - Inspection device, bonding system and inspection method: An inspection device for inspecting the interior of an overlapped substrate produced by bonding one substrate and another substrate, comprising: a first holding unit configured to hold the rear surface of the overlapped substrate and include a cutout formed to expose a portion of the rear surface of the overlapped... Agent: Tokyo Electron Limited
20140055598 - Semiconductor component mounting apparatus: A semiconductor component mounting apparatus includes an image sensing unit, electrode detection unit, and determination unit. The image sensing unit is configured to obtain image data of a plurality of electrodes arranged on a mounting surface of a semiconductor component. The electrodes are divided into a plurality of groups based... Agent: Yamaha Hatsudoki Kabushiki Kaisha
20140055600 - In-line particle discrimination for cosmetic inspection: A method for in-line cosmetic inspection of at least a portion of a surface of a product includes identifying if at least one blemish exists on the portion of the surface, disturbing the portion of the surface based on the identifying, and determining if the at least one blemish is... Agent: Apple Inc.
20140055602 - Display system: A system and method for video navigation is disclosed. The system and method may include one or more video cameras configured to capture views external to the vehicle, a control mechanism for adjusting the sight-line of the one or more video cameras, and a display panel positioned within the vehicle... Agent: General Dynamics Armament And Technical Products, Inc.
20140055601 - Three-dimensional vehicle backup camera display system and method: A system and method for displaying a vehicle backup image are presented. The system includes at least one camera supported by the vehicle. The camera creates an image of a vehicle environment in which the vehicle is disposed. The image includes a first image section of a first portion of... Agent:
20140055603 - Automatic optical inspection device: Disclosed is an automatic optical inspection device. The automatic optical inspection device comprises a substrate support platform, a sensor fixed platform, an image sensor, and a backlight source. The automatic optical inspection device of the present invention is capable of inspecting defects in an interior of a substrate for solving... Agent: Shenzhen China Star Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd.
20140055604 - Machine vision inspection system comprising two cameras having a rotational offset: A machine vision inspection system comprises an optical portion providing an image of a field of view of a workpiece which may be a magnified image. A first camera and a second camera provide first and second images of a shared or common field of view of the workpiece and... Agent: Mitutoyo Corporation
20140055605 - System of fluorescence analysis of a field in an illuminated area: A system of analysis with the naked eye and by fluorescence of a field in an illuminated area comprising a periodically-excited first low-remanence white light illumination source; a second light source for exciting fluorescent elements located in said field, active at least during part of the time periods when the... Agent: Commissariat A L'energie Atomique
20140055606 - Method and device for range imaging: A method for range imaging allows determining respective distances to multiple objects, based on a single image. The image is captured through a component having a transmittance function of which the Fourier transform is inscribed on a circle within a plane of spatial frequencies. A Fourier transform of the captured... Agent: Onera (office National D'etudes Et De Recherches Aerospatiales)
20140055609 - Determining foregroundness of an object in surveillance video data: A computer identifies a proto-object in a digital image using a background subtraction method, the proto-object being associated with a lighting artifact in the surveillance region. The background subtraction method preserves boundary details and interior texture details of proto-objects associated with lighting artifacts. A plurality of characteristics of the proto-object... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20140055607 - Game character plugin module and method thereof: The present invention provides a game character plugin module and a method thereof for an electronic device having a display with an executable application software, said module comprises: an image capturing unit for displaying a capture frame on the display and controlling the capture frame to bordering a feature portion... Agent:
20140055610 - Indoor surveillance system and indoor surveillance method: A surveillance system and method are provided. The surveillance system includes an audio processing device which extracts an audio feature of an audio signal, and determines whether an abnormal event has occurred in a monitoring region, based on the audio feature; a video processing device which extracts a foreground region... Agent: Samsung Techwin Co., Ltd.
20140055608 - Method and system for detecting and clearing camera bubble misting: A security camera system detects misting within the transparent portion of the security camera system by analyzing the actual images that are captured by the security camera system in order to determine whether or not there is misting on the transparent portion. Specifically, video analytics are applied to detect areas... Agent: Sensormatic Electronics, LLC
20140055612 - Surveillance camera arrangement: The invention relates to a surveillance camera having a network interface and a storage means for video data storage within the camera. In this context, it is provided that the storage means is designed for storing video data to be stored in at least one other camera accessible via the... Agent: Mobotix Ag
20140055611 - Track-mount wireless camera fixture: A wireless camera fixture adapted to mount on a track, such as a track normally used for overhead lighting fixtures, is described. Embodiments include the use of IEEE 802.11 wireless protocol, the use of a standard track-mount power supply; the use of a two-axis tilt and pan mechanical mount; hardware... Agent: Ojo Technology, Inc
20140055613 - Camera for photogrammetry and aerial photographic device: The invention provides a camera for photogrammetry, which comprises a shaft 11 tiltably supported in any direction via a gimbal 14, a GPS device having a GPS antenna 12 installed on an upper end of said shaft, and a photographic device main unit 13 installed on a lower end of... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Topcon
20140055617 - Mirror mounting assembly: A mirror mounting assembly for a rearview mirror, including a housing connector having a first pivot member operably connected with an extension tube. A mount includes a windshield bracket and a sensor assembly. The windshield bracket is proximate to the sensor assembly and supports the sensor assembly against the vehicle... Agent:
20140055615 - Parking assistant device: A parking assistant device is built in with a parking-path planning software which is capable of calculating a parking path based on a selected parking mode, the only thing that the driver needs to do, during parking, simply involves turning the steering wheel to the extreme left, right and to... Agent:
20140055616 - Rearview imaging systems for vehicle: A rearview imaging system for a vehicle includes at least one video camera mounted at the rear of the vehicle for providing a wide angle horizontal field of view (FoV) rearwardly of the vehicle, and a display device in the vehicle at a position viewable by the driver. A video... Agent: Digitaloptics Corporation Europe Limited
20140055614 - Vehicular pedestrian sensor apparatus: A vehicular pedestrian sensor apparatus including a vehicular sensor disposed within an automobile, the vehicle sensor in wireless communication with at least one sensor disposed exteriorly relative to the automobile, the at least one sensor sensible of motion within a field of view, wherein the at least one sensor activates... Agent:
20140055618 - Remote camera and adapter therefor: An apparatus for deploying a wireless camera includes a mobile cart, a camera and camera support frame, a display/monitor and a display/monitor positioner, an enclosed power supply such as a battery, a removable camera support frame for mounting the camera, a battery box and the display/monitor on the cart and... Agent: Atmos Energy Corporation
20140055619 - Luminaire to emit light responsive to an emergency alert and associated methods: A luminaire may include a wall mount, a driver circuit housing connected to the wall mount, a sensor housing connected to the driver circuit housing, a light source housing connected to the sensor housing, and a light source array carried by the light source housing. A controller may be positioned... Agent: Lighting Science Group Corporation
20140055621 - Optimal camera selection in array of monitoring cameras: Technologies are generally described for automatically optimizing an efficiency of camera placement, numbers, and resolution in multi-camera monitoring and surveillance applications. In some examples, a fraction of a total area may be monitored at a higher resolution than the rest. Employing techniques such as combinatorial state Viterbi technique or combinatorial... Agent: Mcmaster University
20140055620 - System and method for correlating camera views: A method for correlating views of two or more video camera systems includes obtaining a plurality of data point coordinate sets to represent relative positioning between the camera systems and data point objects in the environment. The views may be correlated through Interpolation or extrapolation using the obtained data point... Agent: Sony Corporation
20140055622 - Machine-readable form configuration and system and method for interpreting at least one user mark: One embodiment of the present invention relates to a machine-readable form configuration (and associated method). Another embodiment of the present invention relates to a system for interpreting at least one user mark (and associated methods). In one example, a plurality of user marks may be interpreted. In another example, the... Agent: Intralot S.a. - Integrated Lottery Systems And Services
20140055623 - Display control apparatus and display control method: A display control apparatus comprises an internal temperature measurement unit, a fan, a fan controller which controls to rotate the fan when the internal temperature becomes not lower than a start threshold, and to stop the fan when the internal temperature becomes lower than a stop threshold, and a display... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20140055625 - Compliance management: Implementing compliance management includes displaying a checklist of inspection items on a display of a mobile communications device at an inspection site of an entity. Each of the inspection items is mapped to a corresponding compliance code governing environmental regulatory requirements for operation and maintenance of the entity. The compliance... Agent: Phoenix Environmental, Inc.
20140055627 - Information processing apparatus, data distribution system, method of controlling information processing apparatus, and storage medium: A detection unit detects connection status information of the plurality of information processing terminals and a generation condition for data in the information processing terminals. A derivation unit derives a predicted data amount predicted to be uploaded in a unit time to the information processing apparatus and a processable data... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20140055628 - Information processing apparatus, information processing method and recording medium: Conventionally, when an image is downloaded from an image browsing service, only the image can be downloaded, and a comment and the like in a service screen cannot be referenced at a downloaded location. Provided is an information processing apparatus that acquires and processes an image file provided from the... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20140055626 - Photographing device, and mirror: A photographing device includes a display that displays a screen, a photographing unit that is arranged on the same plane as the display, and a mirror that is arranged so that at least a portion of the display is capable of being photographed by the photographing unit.... Agent:
20140055624 - Switchable camera mirror apparatus: Techniques for switchable camera mirror apparatus are described. In one or more embodiments, a computing device (e.g., a tablet device, a smartphone, and so on) includes a camera functionality that is configured to capture images from a variety of different device perspectives. The camera functionality, for instance, can enable images... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20140055629 - Imaging apparatus: Provided is an imaging device capable of accurately and rapidly selecting a main image from a plurality of continuously captured images and simplifying handling of image files recorded on a memory card. With one operation, it is possible to capture a plurality of continuous images at a predetermined time interval.... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20140055630 - Optical image stabilisation: A camera apparatus capable of providing optical image stabilisation comprises: a support structure; a camera unit comprising an image sensor and a lens system; a suspension system comprising a plurality of flexure elements supporting the camera unit on the support structure in a manner allowing the camera unit to tilt;... Agent: Cambridge Mechatronics Limited
20140055631 - Image capture apparatus and image capturing method: An image capture apparatus includes: an image capturing unit; a first image capture controller configured to control the image capturing unit to capture a set of a plurality of images while changing exposure time for each of the images; a second image capture controller configured to obtain a plurality of... Agent: Casio Computer Co., Ltd.
20140055632 - Feature based high resolution motion estimation from low resolution images captured using an array source: Systems and methods in accordance with embodiments of the invention enable feature based high resolution motion estimation from low resolution images captured using an array camera. One embodiment includes performing feature detection with respect to a sequence of low resolution images to identify initial locations for a plurality of detected... Agent: Pelican Imaging Corporation
20140055633 - Device and method for photo and video capture: A single user input element in an image capture device is used for both photo and video capture. Based on a first user interface activity, a timing reference is engaged at a first reference time. In a first case, photo capture is performed. In the first case, a second reference... Agent:
20140055636 - Image pickup control apparatus, image pickup control method and computer readable medium for changing an image pickup mode: An image pickup control apparatus, includes: a trigger acceptance section adapted to accept a predetermined trigger input as a changeover input from an automatic image pickup mode to a request responding image pickup mode; and a request responding image pickup control section adapted to establish, when the trigger input is... Agent: Sony Corporation
20140055634 - Image processing device and method, program, and solid-state imaging device: There is provided an image processing device including a prediction tap acquisition unit that acquires, as prediction taps, values of a plurality of pixels decided according to a pixel of interest from a plurality of input images which are formed by pixels each having a single color component and have... Agent:
20140055635 - Image sensor and electronic device including the same: An image sensor includes a sensing device including a pixel array having a plurality of unit pixels, the sensing device being configured to generate pixel data in response to an incident light signal having information of an image of an object and information of an ambient light; an image data... Agent:
20140055637 - Installation for conveying signals between a video camera equipment and a remote equipment: Adapter (3, 5) for processing electrical signals in an installation comprising a video camera equipment (1) and a remote equipment (7). A first aim of the present invention is to provide an adapter system which allows automatically providing an output video signal that is co-timed to the master timing reference... Agent: Interlemo Holding S.a.
20140055638 - Photographing apparatus, method of controlling the same, and computer-readable recording medium: A method of controlling a photographing apparatus is provided that includes: setting a first exposure time according to a user's input; determining a number of times photographing is performed according to an illuminance and the first exposure time; continuously capturing a plurality of still images the number of times photographing... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20140055639 - Raw data processing apparatus, raw data processing method and imaging device: Provided is a raw data processing apparatus including a variable processing part that processes raw data with a predetermined variable value, the raw data being output from an imaging element, an exposure determination part that receives the raw data and determines a gain value of the imaging element based on... Agent: Sony Corporation
20140055640 - Recording control apparatus, recording control method, and program: A recording control apparatus includes an acquisition unit that acquires media identification information identifying a recording medium, and recording location identification information identifying a recording medium that is a recording location for content, and a recording control unit that causes the content to be recorded to the recording medium in... Agent: Sony Corporation
20140055641 - System for recognizing surroundings of vehicle: The system for recognizing surroundings of a vehicle includes a camera mounted on the vehicle and configured to output image information obtained by photographing an image around the vehicle, an illumination measurement photo diode system configured to measure illumination of vehicle surroundings to output illumination information, a calculation processing device... Agent: Mando Corporation
20140055643 - Apparatus and method for recognizing characters using a camera: A method is provided for recognizing characters of an image captured using a camera in a mobile terminal. The camera captures an image of a signboard. A text area is extracted from the captured image. Characters are recognized from the extracted text area. At least one text is generated by... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20140055642 - Image sensing apparatus: An image sensing apparatus comprises an image sensor including a pixel array in which a plurality of pixels are arrayed in matrix, a first storage unit configured to hold an output signal from the pixel, and a second storage unit configured to hold a signal transferred from the first storage... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20140055644 - Apparatus and method for extracting object: An apparatus and method for quickly and accurately extracting an object in an image, the method including: performing at least one resizing on an extraction model pattern for of the object to be extracted; scanning an image frame, captured by a camera, using each of the at least one resized... Agent: Samsung Techwin Co., Ltd.
20140055645 - Image processing apparatus and method: First image data obtained by capturing an image of a subject under a first light condition, and second image data obtained by capturing an image of the subject under a second light condition different from the first light condition are input. The sampling positions of colors used to generate correction... Agent:
20140055646 - Image processing apparatus, method, and program, and image pickup apparatus having image processing apparatus: An image processing apparatus obtains a picked-up image which is output from an image pickup element which includes a microlens array for obtaining the picked-up image including ray directional information of an object image formed by a photographing optical system, generates a reconstruction image by reconstructing the obtained picked-up image... Agent:
20140055648 - Low light adaptive imaging device: Techniques described herein generally relate to digital imaging systems, methods and devices. In some example embodiments, a low light adaptive photoelectric imaging device may include a photoelectric transducer configured to receive and convert incident light into an electric charge that varies in response to an intensity of the received incident... Agent: Empire Technology Development LLC
20140055647 - Signal noise reduction for imaging in biological analysis: A system and method for characterizing contributions to signal noise associated with charge-coupled devices adapted for use in biological analysis. Dark current contribution, readout offset contribution, photo response non-uniformity, and spurious charge contribution can be determined by the methods of the present teachings and used for signal correction by systems... Agent: Applied Biosystems, LLC
20140055649 - Solid-state imaging element, imaging device, and signal processing method: This solid-state image sensor includes a photosensitive cell array including first through fourth photosensitive cells 2a to 2d and a light dispersing element array that is arranged to face the photosensitive cell array and that includes first and second types of light dispersing elements 1a, 1b. If light that would... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20140055650 - Solid-state image sensor: This solid-state image sensor includes an array of photosensitive cells and an array of dispersive elements. The photosensitive cell array is comprised of a plurality of unit blocks 40, each including four photosensitive cells 2a, 2b, 2c and 2d. A condensing element 4c is further arranged to cover the photosensitive... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20140055651 - Image sensor module and camera module using same: An image sensor module includes a ceramic substrate, an image sensor, a conductive film, a flexible print circuit board (FPCB), and a stiffening plate. The ceramic substrate includes an upper surface and a lower surface opposite to the upper surface, the ceramic substrate defines a transparent hole on the upper... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.
20140055652 - Optical filter and solid-state imaging device: An optical filter including a near infrared absorbing layer on a glass substrate, in which adhesiveness between the glass substrate and the near infrared absorbing layer is firm, high reliability is enabled in uses under a high temperature and high humidity environment, and manufacturing yield is secured, and a high... Agent: Asahi Glass Company, Limited
20140055653 - Pixel circuit, solid-state image pickup device, and camera system: A solid state imaging device with (a) an amplifier transistor; an input node for the amplifier transistor; or both the amplifier transistor and the input node for the amplifier transistor; (b) a plurality of photoelectric conversion elements; (c) a like plurality of storage transistors, each configured to act as a... Agent: Sony Corporation
20140055654 - Backside illuminated image sensors with stacked dies: An image sensor unit may have a backside-illuminated imager and an image co-processor stacked together. The image co-processor may be mounted in a cavity in a permanent carrier. The permanent carrier may include fluid channels that allow cooling fluid to flow past the image co-process and past the imager, thereby... Agent: Aptina Imaging Corporation
20140055655 - Solid-state imaging element, solid-state imaging device and method of manufacturing the same: According to one embodiment, a solid-state imaging device includes: a photodiode which is provided in a pixel region in which each pixel in a pixel forming region above a substrate is disposed; an interconnection layer which includes interconnections to connect the photodiode to peripheral circuits and an interlayer insulating film... Agent:
20140055656 - Image processing apparatus having display device, control method therefor, and storage medium: An image processing apparatus capable of reducing storage capacity and lightening processing loads while keeping visual quality of shooting information high. An output unit resizes a taken image into images with resolutions corresponding to respective resolutions of a plurality of image output destinations including a display unit and output the... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20140055657 - Imaging device: There is provided an imaging device including an imaging device body, a hinge connected to the imaging device body, and a display part provided on the imaging device body slidably and turnably through the hinge.... Agent:
20140055658 - Camera-based orientation fix from portrait to landscape: A portable electronic device includes a camera and a display switchable between a portrait mode and a landscape mode in response to an inertial sensor. When it is determined that the display mode should be switched in response to movement of the device, a feature of a user of the... Agent: Apple Inc.
20140055660 - Dual-purpose hardware aperture: Some embodiments of the present invention provide a system which supports a dual-purpose aperture for an electronic device. This system includes a first component configured to perform an acoustic function through the aperture and a second component configured to perform a non-acoustic function through the aperture.... Agent: Apple Inc.
20140055659 - Zoom lens and image pickup apparatus: The zoom lens includes first to fourth lens units respectively having negative, positive, negative and positive refractive powers and being moved during zooming. The first lens unit includes 1-1 and 1-2 negative lenses each having a meniscus shape with an object side convex surface. The conditions of −4.0<f11/fw<−1.5,1.5<(R11b+R11a)/(R11b−R11a)<5.0 and 1.4<h12/D12<2.0... Agent:
20140055661 - Imaging device and imaging system: An imaging apparatus disclosed in the present application includes a lens optical system L, an imaging device N including a plurality of first and second pixels P1 and P2, and an arrayed optical device K, wherein: the lens optical system L includes a first optical region D1 which primarily passes... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20140055662 - Camera and method for taking sharp images: A camera is provided having an image sensor for taking images, a reception optics, an adjustable focusing unit for setting a focal position of the reception optics as well as a control and evaluation unit which is configured to continuously move the focal position of the reception optics between a... Agent: Sick Ag
20140055664 - Imaging device: An image capture device according to the present disclosure includes: a lens optical system L; an image sensor N on which light that has passed through the lens optical system L is incident and which includes at least a plurality of first pixels and a plurality of second pixels; and... Agent:
20140055663 - Imaging lens and electronic apparatus having the same: An imaging lens includes first, second, third, and fourth lens elements arranged from an object side to an image side in the given order. The first lens element has a positive refractive power, and a convex object-side surface. The second lens element has a negative refractive power, and an image-side... Agent: Genius Electronic Optical Co., Ltd.
20140055665 - Lens apparatus and imaging apparatus detachable therefrom: An imaging apparatus includes a sensor configured to photoelectrically convert light from an object to output a signal, a selection unit configured to select one of a first exposure control mode and a second exposure control mode having an exposure changing amount per unit time larger than that of the... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20140055666 - Image capture apparatus and method of controlling the same: An image capture apparatus comprises an image capturing unit that captures an object image and outputs image data; a photometric value acquisition unit that acquires, from the image data, a first photometric value and a second photometric value different from the first photometric value; and an exposure change unit that... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20140055667 - Image pickup apparatus with air cooling unit: An image pickup apparatus that is excellent in rigidity and in heat radiation efficiency. The image pickup apparatus has a heat sink-cum-duct disposed between a pair of cover members that constitute left and right exteriors of an apparatus main unit and that are fixed to the heat sink-cum-duct. The heat... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20140055670 - Camera module and electronic device: There is provided a camera module including an image sensor unit that is configured to include an image sensor and a mounting board, a sheet-shaped heat radiation member that comes into contact with a part of the image sensor unit and a component other than the image sensor unit and... Agent: Sony Corporation
20140055668 - Camera module having image sensor and cover glass: A camera module includes an image sensor, a number of metal balls, and a cover glass. The image sensor includes an active surface and a number of pads. The active surface includes an imaging zone and a non-imaging zone surrounding the imaging zone. The imaging zone is configured to sense... Agent:
20140055671 - Image pickup apparatus with air cooling unit: An image pickup apparatus is reduced in width and length dimensions. The image pickup apparatus has a heat sink-cum-duct disposed on a rear face side of an air cooling fan. Air sucked from an opening defined by an opening portion of the heat sink-cum-duct is guided to an air inlet... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20140055669 - Image sensor module and camera module using same: An image sensor module includes a ceramic substrate, an image sensor, a conductive film, and a bottom plate. The ceramic substrate includes an upper surface, a lower surface opposite to the upper surface, a side surface connected between the upper surface and the lower surface. The ceramic substrate has a... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.
20140055672 - Apparatus and method for processing additional information in television: An additional information processing apparatus and method selectively processes and stores additional information contained in a TV broadcast signal according to specifications set by a user, subdivides information of the type of additional information received in real time, and displays the information on a screen. Additional information contained in a... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20140055673 - Method and system for changing programming on a television: A method, system, and executable instructions are provided that receive a request to change a television tuner from a first channel to a second channel, the first channel providing first programming and the second channel providing second programming, wherein the first and second programming are different and changing from the... Agent: Flextronics Ap, LLC
20140055674 - Display control device, integrated circuit, display control method, and program: A display control device according to an aspect of the present disclosure performs processing using (a) a main content item to be displayed by a display unit and (b) display elements arranged in a chain from which the main content item is selected. The display control device includes the following... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20140055675 - Multimedia device connected to external electronic device and method for controlling the same: A method for controlling a remote controller and a multimedia device is disclosed. The multimedia device connected to an external electronic device includes a memory configured to store at least string and on screen display (OSD) graphic data corresponding thereto, a video processor configured to process a video image received... Agent:
20140055676 - Delta-sigma a/d converter, limiter circuit and television receiver: There is provided a delta-sigma A/D converter including a first integrator, a second integrator located on an output side of the first integrator, a quantizer located on an output side of the second integrator, and a first current D/A converter receiving an output of the quantizer and providing a negative... Agent: Sony Corporation
20140055677 - Method for processing a multimedia stream, corresponding communications terminal, server and computer program product: A method is provided for processing at least one multimedia stream pertaining to a real event, which is being acquired or has been acquired by a communications terminal. The method includes sub-dividing the stream into a plurality of consecutive sequences, on the basis of at least one distribution characteristic associated... Agent:
20140055678 - Wireless terminal and wireless system: A wireless terminal may include: a communication unit that transmits/receives information; a recognition unit that recognizes whether a wireless terminal having transmitted the information is an opposite attribute wireless terminal based on the information received in the communication unit, when a wireless terminal having an attribute opposite to an attribute... Agent: Olympus Corporation
20140055679 - Electronic device and method for correcting video graphics array signals: In a method for correcting video graphics array (VGA) signals using an electronic device, a VGA signal is received from a VGA card, and parsed to obtain a red-green-blue (RGB) analog signal. The RGB analog signal is converted into an RGB digital signal, the RGB digital signal comprising an R... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.
20140055680 - Method and apparatus for automatic compensation of signal losses from transmission over conductors: A method and apparatus for automatic compensation of insertion loss in signals transmitted over conductors is presented. The present invention is particularly applicable to the transmission of signals over long lengths of CAT-5 or similar twisted-pair cables. A reference signal having a known form and strength (e.g. a pulse signal)... Agent: Rgb Systems, Inc.
20140055683 - Information processing apparatus and control method used for the same: According to one embodiment, an information processing apparatus includes a receiver, a connection terminal, a generator and a change module. The receiver is configured to receive operating information wirelessly send from a remote controller. The connection terminal is configured to input and output operating information through a wire. The generator... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
20140055682 - Information processing apparatus, information processing method, program, control target device, and information processing system: There is provided a remote commander including an acquisition section which acquires layout information having one or a plurality of pieces of object information from a control target device via a communication section, the object information being formed by associating command identification information for identifying a command with respect to... Agent: Sony Corporation
20140055681 - Presenting snapshot of controlled device display on display of remote commander to facilitate control of the controlled device by user who cannot see controlled device: A system includes a controlled device presenting on a device display an image including a native user interface (UI) and a remote commander (RC) communicating with the controlled device to receive the image and present it on an RC display, so that a user may manipulate the RC looking at... Agent: Sony CoporationPrevious industry: Incremental printing of symbolic information
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