|FREE patent keyword monitoring and additional FREE benefits. REGISTER now for FREE|
USPTO Class 348 | Browse by Industry: Previous - Next | All
11/2007 | Recent | 08: Dec | Nov | Oct | Sp | Aug | Jul | Jun | May | Apr | Mar | Feb | Jan | | 07: D | N | O | S | A | J | J | M | A | M | F | J | | 06: 12 | 11 | 10 | 09 | 8 | 7 | 6 | 5 | 4 | Dec | Nov | | 2010 | 2009 |
Television November USPTO class patent listing 11/07Below are recently published patent applications awaiting approval from the USPTO. Recent week's RSS XML file available below.
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. 11/29/2007 > patent applications in patent subcategories. USPTO class patent listing
20070273750 - Camera phone and photography support method used for the camera phone: A camera phone according to an embodiment of the present invention supports a user to obtain the optimum amount of images to generate a composite image based on captured images through mosaicing processing or super-resolution processing. For that purpose, the camera phone includes a photography condition analyzing unit for analyzing... Agent: Young & Thompson
20070273749 - Cellular phone system, video-phone call control device, cellular phone and video-phone call control method: An object of the present invention is to allow a cellular phone to establish a video-phone call even when there is an incoming video-phone call during the packet communications. The cellular phone system comprises a cellular phone and the Mobile Multimedia Switching Center (MMS). The MMS comprises a call type... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20070273753 - Video access system and recording method: A video accessing system and recording method are provided. The video accessing system comprises a video access apparatus and a mobile communication apparatus. The video access apparatus is for receiving a piece of real-time information comprises a buffer, an information extracting unit, a communication module and a recording module. The... Agent: Rabin & Berdo, PC
20070273752 - Retractable rotatable camera module for mobile communication device and method of operation thereof: A mobile communication device having a camera module and a method of operating a mobile communication device having a camera module. In one embodiment, the mobile communication device includes: (1) a main body and (2) a camera module, coupled to the main body and configured for movement with respect thereto... Agent: Hitt Gaines, PC Lsi Corporation
20070273751 - System and methods for mobile videoconferencing: A system for videoconferencing having mobile capabilities, wherein at least one end of a communications link between two locations employs a wireless and/or fiber optically coupled transmitter/receiver pair or transceivers. The system enables a host at one end of the link to physically move around the location at which they... Agent: Valauska & Pine LLC One North Wacker Drive
20070273754 - Method and system for correlating content with linear media: A method and system for correlating content with linear media. More particularly, but not exclusively, the method and system correlate synchronous content with linear media by linking the content to a portion of the linear media, and including creating content related to the linear media; identifying a portion of the... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20070273755 - Multi-point video conference system and media processing method thereof: This invention discloses a multi-point video conference system and the media processing method thereof. The multi-point video conference system includes a softswitch, an application server and terminals. The softswitch is responsible for protocol adaptation and calling process, and performing the interconnection with other systems as an external interface of the... Agent: Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione
20070273756 - Apparatus and method for communication with eye contact: The present invention provides a videophone for communication with eye contact, comprising a screen, a camera and a semi-transparent mirror. The screen is arranged at an angle ∝ relative to a support. The mirror lies at an angle of 45° relative to the screen, whereby the viewing axis is directed... Agent: Myers Dawes Andras & Sherman, LLP
20070273757 - Panoramic viewing system especially in combat vehicles: Digital data acquired from individual cameras and images converted to digitized images are projected onto virtual 3D screens, which can be generated by a computer. This can be realized by way of 3D-accelerated hardware. The images are not, however, projected in 3D. The virtual 3D scenario with the current camera... Agent: Klaus P. Stoffel Wolff & Samson PC
20070273758 - Method and apparatus for accessing multi-dimensional mapping and information: A method and apparatus for providing an interactive mapping and panoramic imaging application for utilization by a computer user is provided. A plurality of panoramic images are stored on a panoramic database, each panoramic image corresponding to a geographical location. A panoramic image is displayed on a screen and is... Agent: Crutsinger & Booth
20070273759 - System and method for automatic processing of endoscopic images: A system and method for automatically configuring a display device for an endoscopic procedure. The system includes: a video processing device for receiving image signals of an object from an endoscope device. A first converting device converts the image signals provided by a standard definition endoscope device into first resolution... Agent: Scully Scott Murphy & Presser, PC
20070273761 - Image display system, an image display method, a coding method, and a printed matter for stereoscopic viewing: An image display system, an image display method, a coding method, and a printed matter for stereoscopic viewing are disclosed. The image display system includes a real image presentation unit for showing a first view image of the stereoscopic image as a real image, and a virtual image presentation unit... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20070273760 - Inspection apparatus and method: Apparatus and method for the inspection of an object. A linear array of cameras are located in a stationery position with the object moved over them. An image processor first applies calibration and perspective alterations to the consecutive frames of the cameras, then mosaics the frames together to form a... Agent: Shook, Hardy & Bacon LLP Intellectual Property Department
20070273763 - Security camera in dispenser: A fuel dispenser includes a surveillance system having a video camera-recorder combination such as a camcorder. The camcorder is configured to collect and record images relating to the refueling customer and/or customer vehicle. The point-of-sale (POS) terminal directs activation of the recording operation following authorization of a transaction in which... Agent: Baker & Daniels LLP 111 E. Wayne Street
20070273762 - Transmitter and receiver for a surveillance system: Transmitter (1) and receiver (3) for transmission of data in e.g. a surveillance system. A stream of data from a data source (6) is transmitted to a data destination (3) using a nominal bandwidth. The instantly available bandwidth is determined and when the instantly available bandwidth is smaller than the... Agent: Steven M Hertzberg Abelman Frayne & Schwab
20070273764 - Vehicle monitor apparatus: A vehicle monitor apparatus 1 is provided with a drive recorder 11 and a reflecting mirror 12. The drive recorder 11 is provided with a camera 14 and the camera 14 is arranged to take a forward image of the vehicle 2. In an image taking region of the camera... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20070273765 - Method for detecting desired objects in a highly dynamic environment by a monitoring system: At least one image of the environment is taken using either an image capturing device of the monitoring system. Based on the image of the environment, at least one background image is generated. The background image, which comprises a plurality of pixels, is divided into pixel blocks. In each pixel... Agent: Intellectual Property / Technology Law
20070273766 - Computer vision-based object tracking system: A computer-implemented method for utilizing a camera device to track an object is presented. As part of the method, a region of interest is determined within an overall image sensing area. A point light source is then tracked within the region of interest. In a particular arrangement, the camera device... Agent: Westman Champlin (microsoft Corporation)
20070273767 - Method and apparatus for requesting printing of panoramic image in mobile device: Provided is a method and apparatus to request that an image be printed, where the image is stored in a mobile device, such as a cellular phone, which is able to capture the image. The method includes creating a markup document indicating a panoramic image in which a plurality of... Agent: Stein, Mcewen & Bui, LLP
20070273769 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and image capturing apparatus: This invention can more accurately correct a region in the screen, which suffers a red-eye effect. An image processing apparatus including a processing circuit which executes correction processing for correcting a region in a target image, which satisfies a condition that defines a correction target, comprises a determination circuit which... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto
20070273771 - Electronic camera having continuous shooting function: An electronic camera having a continuous shooting function includes a resolution conversion unit capable of performing resolution conversion at least at a high resolution and at a low resolution that is lower than the high resolution, an image compression unit capable of performing image compression at least at a low... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20070273768 - Information terminal device and camera module: There is disclosed a camera module that is mounted into an information terminal device having an electric power supplying means and a first controlling means, so that the camera module receives a supply of electric power fed from the electric power supplying means and is activated in response to the... Agent: Cohen, Pontani, Lieberman & Pavane
20070273770 - Solid state image wavelength converter: A method for encoding information that is encoded in spatial variations of the intensity of light characterized by a first wavelength in light characterized by a second wavelength, the method comprising: transmitting the first wavelength light through a photo-conducting material in which electron-hole pairs are generated by absorbing photons from... Agent: Martin D. Moynihan Prtsi, Inc.
20070273772 - Imaging apparatus: An imaging apparatus includes a plurality of pixel portions, each including a photoelectric conversion section and a holding section. The holding section is configured to hold a mixed saturation signal containing a saturation signal overflowing a photoelectric conversion section of the same pixel portion and a saturation signal overflowing a... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division
20070273773 - Electronic camera for displaying a preview image during still image capture: An electronic camera of the present invention includes an image pickup part performing “still image pickup generating a still image signal” and “control image pickup successively generating control image signals having higher frame rate” in time division; a still image processing part applying predetermined still image signal processing to the... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20070273774 - Identifying and tracking digital images with customized metadata: A method of tracking digital images includes inputting data identifying a subject of an image into a camera, acquiring an image with the camera, and storing the image and the inputted data, as metadata, in an image file when the image is acquired. The method can be implemented using a... Agent: Merchant & Gould PC
20070273775 - Image sensor with built-in thermometer for global black level calibration and temperature-dependent color correction: A semiconductor image sensor is provided that includes an on-chip temperature-sensitive element. The signal output of the temperature-sensitive element is used to determine a black level value for the image sensor and to calculate a color correction value to be applied to the signal output of the semiconductor image sensor.... Agent: Dickstein Shapiro LLP
20070273776 - Apparatus and method of gamma correction in digital image processing device: Provided are an apparatus and method of gamma correction, and more particularly, an apparatus and method for varying a gamma curve according to a brightness level of a detected image signal to adaptively perform gamma correction, in a digital image processor. The gamma correction apparatus in the digital image processor... Agent: Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP Attn: Patent Docket Dept.
20070273778 - Photo sensing display apparatus and display panel thereof: A photo sensing display apparatus includes a display panel and a photo sensing controller. The display panel includes an active area, an inactive area, a number of sub-pixels and at least a dummy sub-pixel. The inactive area disposed around the active area. The sub-pixels are disposed in the active area... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP
20070273779 - Solid-state imaging device, method of manufacturing the same and camera module: A solid-state imaging device is provided. The solid-state imaging device includes an imaging area that includes arrayed pixels having photoelectric converting units and transistor elements; and a peripheral circuit, in which a wiring line in the imaging area that is shifted based on pupil correction amount and a wiring line... Agent: Robert J. Depke Lewis T. Steadman
20070273777 - Solid-state imaging device: A solid-state imaging device comprises: photoelectric conversion elements including color-detecting photoelectric conversion elements and luminance-detecting photoelectric conversion elements; color filters each provided above each of the color-detecting photoelectric conversion elements; and luminance filters each provided above each of the luminance-detecting photoelectric conversion elements. Each of the luminance-detecting photoelectric conversion elements... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20070273780 - Image sensor and method: An image sensor comprising a matrix of solid-state light sensor elements each representing a unit pixel, which is capable of reading out sensor signals from respective pixels in a time series by sequentially selecting pixels on a line-by-line basis and sequentially selecting pixels in a selected line, wherein each pixel... Agent: Fulbright And Jaworski LLP
20070273781 - Image capturing device and method: An image capturing device and method, with the image capturing device including a lens, a filter unit, and an image sensor unit. The filter unit has a first filter region which limits incident light, having passed through the lens, to primary color light, a second filter region which passes the... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20070273782 - Image pickup optical system: Provided is an image pickup optical system capable of performing focusing in a wide region without a large increase in tilt angle in the case where an image of an object is picked up from a low angle. The image pickup optical system includes a first optical system and a... Agent: Cowan Liebowitz & Latman P.C. John J Torrente
20070273783 - Autofocus-control device and autofocus-control method, recording medium, and program: The present invention allows for increasing an autofocus-response characteristic. An image-pickup sensor makes exposures ex 11 and ex12 (FIG. 7C) in synchronization with a video-vertical-synchronization signal VP1 (FIG. 7A). A camera-signal processing unit reads video signals obtained through the exposures ex11 and ex12 at timings VR12 and VR 21, respectively... Agent: William S Frommer Frommer Lawrence & Haug
20070273785 - Image sensor: [MEANS FOR SOLVING PROBLEMS] An image sensor readout method that reads out, from an area sensor where a plurality of image pickup elements are arranged in matrix, signal charges that are accumulated in the image pickup elements is constituted as follows. First, plural kinds of exposure time different in length... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP
20070273784 - Imaging system: An imaging apparatus comprising: A spatial light modulator (30) operable to receive incident light (34) representing an incident light image and to intensity modulate said incident light to form spatially modulated (38) light; and an image capture device (42) operable to receive said spatially modulated light and to detect an... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC
20070273786 - Portable electronic device and camera: A portable electronic device is provided, including a first body, which has a display screen, a second body, which is slidably connected to the first body, and a door unit, which opens and closes a battery compartment disposed between the first and second bodies, in which the door unit is... Agent: Roylance, Abrams, Berdo & Goodman, L.L.P.
20070273787 - Image processing apparatus: A technique for flexibly converting the number of frames of a displayed image on the basis of a motion in the image or information of an image signal such as a program genre is provided. An image processing apparatus includes an input unit to which an image signal having a... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP
20070273788 - Image display apparatus, signal processing apparatus, image display method, and computer program product: An image display apparatus includes an active-period interlaced-to-progressive (IP) converter configured to convert active periods (video periods) included in interlaced signals into progressive signals; a blanking-period IP converter configured to convert blanking periods included in the interlaced signals into progressive signals; a multiplexer configured to generate and output display data... Agent: Frommer Lawrence & Haug LLP
20070273789 - Pull-down signal detecting apparatus and pull-down signal detecting method and progressive scan converting apparatus and progressive scan converting method: According to one embodiment, a pull-down signal detecting apparatus judges whether an input video signal is a pull-down signal or not based on a first unit moving area number obtained in a small area unit for a first high correlation field having a high inter-field correlation between a current field... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20070273790 - Television apparatus: Disclosed herein is a television apparatus including: a thin display device; a mount section to be placed in a site; a support mechanism projecting upwardly from the mount section and supporting the display device in an upper portion spaced from the mount section in a manner to allow the display... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20070273791 - Harmonic eleimatin of black, non-activated areas in video display devices: A video display device including a display screen (30, 40) having a first aspect ratio displays a video image (32, 47) having a second aspect ratio, together with framing images (34/36, 48/49, 54/56, 68/69), either above and below or at both sides of the video image (32, 47). The pattern... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards
20070273792 - Converter and method for converting digital signals received in the form of modulated and multiplex signals: The present invention relates to a converter and a procedure for converting digital signals received in modulated and multiplexed form. The converter comprises in a single unit, means for downconverting received signals, means for selecting at least one part of the signals by adjustment at at least one determined frequency,... Agent: Joseph J. Laks, Vice President Thomson Licensing LLC
20070273793 - Image correction circuit, image correction method and image display: where Cout represents a chrominance signal after color correction, Cin represents a chrominance signal before color correction, M represents an adaptive color correction magnitude which is a fixed positive value, Δ Y represents the total amount of luminance correction by the luminance correction means, L represents a fixed positive value... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20070273794 - Integrated photonics module and devices using integrated photonics modules: An integrated photonics module includes at least one light source and a MEMS scanner coupled to and held in alignment by an optical frame configured for mounting to a host system. According to some embodiments, the integrated photonics module may include a plurality of light sources and a beam combiner... Agent: Christopher A. Wiklof Suite 350
20070273795 - Alignment optimization in image display systems employing multi-camera image acquisition: The present invention relates to projection systems where one or more projectors are utilized to project a video, a still image, or combinations thereof. More particularly, the present invention relates to methods of calibrating and operating such systems. According to one embodiment of the present invention, a method of operating... Agent: Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
20070273796 - High efficiency digital cinema projection system with increased etendue: A digital cinema projection apparatus having an illumination source with a first etendue value for providing polarized polychromatic light. A first lens element lies in the path of the polarized polychromatic light for forming a substantially telecentric polarized polychromatic light beam. A color separator separates the telecentric polarized polychromatic light... Agent: Frank Pincelli, Patent Legal Staff Eastman Kodak Company
20070273797 - High efficiency digital cinema projection system with increased etendue: A digital cinema projection apparatus having an illumination source with a first etendue value for providing polarized polychromatic light. A first lens element lies in the path of the polarized polychromatic light for forming a substantially telecentric polarized polychromatic light beam. A color separator separates the telecentric polarized polychromatic light... Agent: Patent Legal Staff Eastman Kodak Company
20070273798 - High efficiency digital cinema projection system with increased etendue: A digital cinema projection apparatus having an illumination source with a first etendue value for providing polarized polychromatic light. A first lens element lies in the path of the polarized polychromatic light for forming a substantially telecentric polarized polychromatic light beam. A color separator separates the telecentric polarized polychromatic light... Agent: Frank Pincelli Patent Legal Staff11/22/2007 > patent applications in patent subcategories. USPTO class patent listing
20070268360 - Remote control programming system and method: A method and device are provided for configuring a mobile device to control a controllable device. A wireless control signal is sent to the controllable device. Control command information is wirelessly received from the controllable device. The mobile device is configured to control the controllable device based on the received... Agent: Harrity Snyder, L.L.P.
20070268362 - Compressed data: Embodiments of compressing data are disclosed.... Agent: Hewlett Packard Company
20070268359 - System and method for implementing multimedia ring back tone service: The present invention discloses a system for implementing multimedia ring back tone service, which includes a communication network, an MRBT platform storing multimedia ring back tones in the communication network and a VIG. The MRBT platform is respectively connected to the Service Switch Center dominating the terminal and an MGW... Agent: Leydig Voit & Mayer, Ltd
20070268361 - System and method for monitoring a video phone service: A system and a method for monitoring a Video Phone (VP) service monitors a video communication between a calling video terminal and a called video terminal, and the system including a Mobile Switching Centre (MSC) server, a Media GateWay (MGW), a Video Inter-working Gateway (VIG), and a monitoring receiving unit.... Agent: Leydig Voit & Mayer, Ltd
20070268363 - System and method for sensing geometric and photometric attributes of a scene with multiplexed illumination and solid states optical devices: An optical receiver is arranged at a location in a scene. The optical receiver includes a photo sensor configured to detect spatio-temporal modulated optical signals directed at the scene from a set of spatially dispersed optical transmitters, and to convert the optical signals from each of the optical transmitters to... Agent: Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories, Inc.
20070268365 - Entrance surveillance system: An entrance surveillance system comprises an image receiver, mounted on an outer side of a door wing, and a liquid crystal display (LCD), mounted on an inner side of the door wing, receiving image signals from the image receiver and displaying the image signals.... Agent: Pro-techtor International Services
20070268364 - Moving object detection: Moving object detection methods and systems are described. In an embodiment, motion likelihoods are accumulated from sets of sequential image frames which are generated from a sensor scan of one or more moving objects. Regions that each indicates a probable moving object from the accumulated motion likelihoods are determined, and... Agent: Lee & Hayes, PLLC
20070268366 - System and method for sensing geometric and photometric attributes of a scene with multiplexed illumination and solid state optical devices: An optical emitter and an optical sensor are arranged at locations in a scene. A physical mask is arranged between the emitter and sensor to modulate directional electromagnetic signals from the emitter spatially. The modulated signals are analyzed to determine geometric properties at the location in the scene.... Agent: Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories, Inc.
20070268367 - Video surveillance with satellite communication access: A satellite surveillance system and method of using comprising at least one analog video camera for recording a video stream in a remote location; an encoder connected to the analog video camera to convert the video stream to digital video information; a device to detect an anomaly in the vicinity... Agent: Banner & Witcoff, Ltd.
20070268368 - Activity based persistent recording: A system and method for continuous recording of an integrated data stream from audio, video, and sensor devices from a digital video recording system installed within a mass transit vehicle. The digital video recording system contains a covert camera and timers that initialize data recording after the ignition is turned... Agent: John L. Sotomayor
20070268369 - Automatic imaging method and apparatus: An automatic imaging method is provided that selects and images one target in a monitoring environment where multiple target candidates exist on input video images. The method acquires tracking video images of a target by steps of: estimating, for each block obtained by dividing an imaging region of input video... Agent: Jordan And Hamburg LLP
20070268371 - Camera and lens unit: A camera consists of a first unit and a second unit removably connectable to the first unit. The first unit is provided with an imaging section including an optical system and an imaging device, that enables to capture high-quality images. The first unit is formed with a grip portion for... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20070268370 - Image pickup device, automatic focusing method, automatic exposure method, electronic flash control method and computer program: An image pickup device includes an image pickup unit configured to convert an optical image of a subject to image data and to output the image data, a face image recognition unit configured to recognize face image from the image data, and a face portion judgment unit configured to judge... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20070268372 - Signal processing device, method, and program: An image processing device and method, where the image processing device includes a continuity region detector configured to detect a region having data continuity within image data made up of a plurality of pixels acquired by light signals of a real world being cast upon a plurality of detecting elements... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland, Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20070268373 - Integrated internet camera: An integrated Internet camera includes, as embedded components contained within the camera body and controlled by a microcontroller, at least a network interface device for connecting to the Internet, a transport control device for packetizing according to Internet protocols, a file transfer device for communicating with a destination user directory... Agent: Greenblum & Bernstein, P.L.C
20070268377 - Imaging apparatus and method, and imaging device: An imaging apparatus includes: an imaging section configured to approximate one of color matching functions representing sensitivity of the human eye to color by a spectral sensitivity that is obtained as a difference in output between, from among mutually adjacent photoelectric conversion elements, the photoelectric conversion elements arranged at predetermined... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20070268375 - End-to-end design of electro-optic imaging systems with adjustable optical cutoff frequency: An optical system that behaves like an integrated low pass filter with an adjustable optical cutoff frequency. The filter behavior is “integrated” in the sense that the overall design of the optical system results in the low pass filter characteristic, rather than having a separate, discrete component that implements the... Agent: Fenwick & West LLP
20070268374 - End-to-end design of superresolution electro-optic imaging systems: A superresolution electro-optic imaging system operates in a manner that takes into account the different subsystems. For example, rather than designing the optical subsystem to be diffraction-limited, the optical subsystem can be designed in a manner that is better suited for subsequent superresolution processing and/or that reduces aliasing effects.... Agent: Fenwick & West LLP
20070268376 - Imaging apparatus and imaging method: An imaging apparatus, and method, enabling lens design without regard to an object distance and a defocus range and enabling image restoration by high precision processing, has an image lens device 200 for capturing a dispersed image of an object passing through an optical system and a phase plate serving... Agent: Hogan & Hartson L.L.P.
20070268378 - Method for enabling output device to emulate colors of target camera: A method for enabling an output device to emulate colors of a target camera includes the following steps: (a) utilizing the target camera to shoot a color chart to obtain a first plurality of output values respectively corresponding to a plurality of color patches of the color chart, (b) utilizing... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation
20070268379 - Digital camera, storage medium for image signal processing, carrier wave and electronic camera: A CCD captures a subject image having passed through a taking lens and an image processing circuit performs various types of image pre-treatment including gamma correction and white balance on image data corresponding to n lines×m rows output by the CCD. The image processing circuit also performs format processing on... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20070268380 - White balance control method, imaging apparatus and storage medium storing white balance control program: There is provided a white balance control method. A color space coordinate expressing a color signal of each divided block is transformed into a white balance determination space coordinate. A light source estimation area and a high-saturation determination area are set in a white balance determination space to which the... Agent: Straub & Pokotylo
20070268381 - Method and device for the automatic processing of spontaneous data: According to the invention, a first characteristic (CAR1, CAR2) is associated with the spontaneous information (I1, I2) and/or a second characteristic (CART) with a stream reproducer terminal (T). The reproduction of a multimedia stream (F1, F2) on the reproducer terminal (T) automatically triggers the sending of the first and/or second... Agent: Cohen, Pontani, Lieberman & Pavane
20070268382 - Imaging apparatus including a separable monitor, and method for controlling the imaging apparatus: An imaging apparatus includes a first part and a second part separable from each other. If the first part and the second part are in a united state, the imaging apparatus stores image data into a storage medium of the first part or a storage medium of the second part.... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division
20070268383 - Imaging optical instrument, captured image processing system, and captured image processing program: An imaging optical instrument 12 includes: an imaging optical system 1; an imaging element 2; an image shift unit 3 for working on at least one of the imaging optical system 1 and the imaging element 2 so as to shift a position of a subject image with respect to... Agent: Hamre, Schumann, Mueller & Larson P.C.
20070268384 - Picture recording device: An imaging processing unit signal-processes main picture data outputted from an imaging device. A zoom processing unit subjects the signal-processed main picture data to picture resize processing. A display picture management unit subjects the signal-processed main picture data to resize processing by the zoom processing unit to generate display picture... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP
20070268385 - Imaging apparatus: An imaging apparatus is provided and includes: a solid-state imaging device; and a correction section that corrects a defective signal contained in image signals output from the solid-state imaging device, the number of defective signals differing in accordance with an imaging condition, the correction section changing a manner of correction... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20070268386 - Solid-state image-pickup device signal processing apparatus: A solid-state image-pickup device signal processing apparatus comprising a solid-state image-pickup device, an amplifier for amplifying an output signal of said solid-state image-pickup device, an D/A conversion circuit for converting an-analog output signal of said amplifier to a digital signal and a digital correlated double sampling circuit for removing noises... Agent: Kanesaka Berner And Partners LLP
20070268387 - Color sensor, production method thereof, sensor, and electronics device: A color sensor of the present invention is arranged such that (i) an interference filter is provided directly above light receiving elements so as to transmit incoming light having a predetermined wavelength of the incoming light, and color filters are provided directly on the interference filter, or (ii) the color... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20070268388 - Imaging system: An optical system (101) forms an optical image on an imager (102), and a read control block (104) selects a read rule for the imager depending on the magnification addressed by a magnification address block (103). The imager (102) transforms an optical image at an addressed area into electrical signals... Agent: Frishauf, Holtz, Goodman & Chick, PC
20070268389 - Mos sensor and drive method thereof: To provide a drive method for finding out an optimum storage period quickly. In the method for driving the MOS sensor having a plurality of pixels, after all the plurality of pixels are simultaneously reset, signals are then sequentially outputted from said plurality of pixels. The period from the reset... Agent: Nixon Peabody, LLP
20070268390 - Ccd with improved charge transfer: A charge coupled device having a plurality of non-adjacent first gate electrode pairs; a plurality of second gate electrode pairs placed in every second space between the first gate electrode pairs; a plurality of third gate electrode pairs placed in the spaces between the first gate electrode pairs not occupied... Agent: Patent Legal Staff Eastman Kodak Company
20070268391 - Electronic camera for producing quickview images: An electronic camera according to the present invention includes: an image pickup part for picking up a subject image to produce image data; a processing part for processing the image data outputted from the image pickup part to produce a quickview image for monitor display and also produce image data... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20070268392 - Provision of target specific information: The invention concerns an electronic device for providing information (PUB_INFO, PERSON1_INFO) concerning one or more targets (PUB, PERSON1), relative to which target the device is to be aligned in a set manner, and in connection with which device are arranged at least one source (GPS, BM, COMP, TS, MEM) of... Agent: Harrington & Smith, PC
20070268394 - Camera, image output apparatus, image output method, image recording method, program, and recording medium: Disclosed is a camera which can output an image to an external display device, and creates an image (size-changed image) with an aspect ratio according to the external display device from a part of a shot image. The size-changed image can be created in such a way as to include,... Agent: Straub & Pokotylo
20070268393 - Function key assembly and portable device having the same: A function key assembly and a portable device having the same. The function key assembly is exposed to an outside of the portable device having a screen to allow a user to select various functions, includes a direction key unit provided in the portable device, and having a plurality of... Agent: Stanzione & Kim, LLP
20070268395 - Camera module having an adsorbing component and related method thereof: A camera module is disclosed. The camera module includes a lens set, a holder, and an adsorbing component. The holder includes a mounting surface for fixing the lens set. The adsorbing component is positioned below the mounting surface for adsorbing at least a movable object.... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation
20070268397 - Image pickup apparatus and image pickup control method: According to the present invention, after a user of the image pickup apparatus sets an image pickup asking mode at will, the user hands the image pickup apparatus to a person to ask to pickup an image. When the person inputs a record indication, an automatic exposure control and automatic... Agent: Mcginn Intellectual Property Law Group, PLLC
20070268396 - Image pickup device and image pickup apparatus: An image pickup device having a photoelectric conversion unit having a plurality of photoelectric conversion elements arranged in a matrix pattern for converting exposed light into electric charges and accumulating the same and an electronic shutter function for controlling the exposure time for each frame including: a first reader for... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C
20070268398 - Apparatus and method for illuminating a scene with multiplexed illumination for motion capture: A projector that illuminates a scene with multiplexed light patterns includes a passive physical mask, and a set of spatially dispersed optical emitters arranged behind the physical mask. The optical emitters are modulated to project a set of unique optical light patterns.... Agent: Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories, Inc.
20070268399 - Camera module package: A camera module package comprises an image sensor having a light receiving section formed in the central portion of the upper surface thereof and a plurality of bumps formed around the light receiving section; an FPCB that is closely bonded to the image sensor by a flip chip, the FPCB... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20070268400 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and program: An image processing apparatus for processing first image data into second image data having a higher quality includes the following elements. A determination unit determines whether broadcast image data is up-converted image data generated by up-converting different image data by increasing the number of pixels forming the different image data.... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20070268402 - Image display apparatus, signal processing apparatus, image processing method, and computer program product: An image display apparatus includes an interlaced-to-progressive converter configured to receive input of interlaced signals and to convert the interlaced signals into progressive signals including interpolated pixels generated by interpolation; a level converter configured to adjust output levels of the interpolated pixels included in the progressive signals generated by the... Agent: Frommer Lawrence & Haug LLP
20070268401 - Image processing apparatus and method: An image processing apparatus for deinterlacing and vertical scaling a plurality of initial scan lines includes a control unit, a deinterlacer, a vertical scaler and a buffer. The control unit controls the deinterlacer and the vertical scaler to store parts of the processed scan lines thereof into the buffer according... Agent: Lowe Hauptman Ham & Berner, LLP
20070268403 - Power saving control device and method: A television receiver system is configured to include a television receiver apparatus (100) and a remote control apparatus (200). The television receiver apparatus (100) outputs one of video and audio signals on a received broadcast wave and video and audio signals inputted from an external electronic equipment (300), and transmits... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack L.L.P.
20070268404 - Robust system for maintaining audio/video synchronization during playback of multimedia streams with no embedded time stamps: An apparatus comprising a first circuit, a second circuit and a third circuit. The first circuit may be configured to (i) demultiplex a multimedia stream having one or more video and audio streams and (ii) generate one or more video signals and one or more audio data signals in response... Agent: Lsi Corporation
20070268405 - Fractional phase-locked loop for generating high-definition and standard-definition reference clocks: A programmable fractional phase-locked loop for generating a 148.50000 MHz high-definition television reference clock and a 148.35164 MHz high-definition reference clock from a 27 MHz crystal is disclosed. To generate the 148.50000 MHz reference clock, the fractional phase-locked loop is multiplied by 11/2, and to generate the 148.35164 MHz reference... Agent: Demont & Breyer, LLC
20070268406 - Video processing system that generates sub-frame metadata: A video processing device that generates sub-frame metadata for use in modifying a sequence of original video frames includes a video interface for receiving video data representing the sequence of original video frames, a user interface for receiving as user input sub-frame information identifying a sub-frame corresponding to a region... Agent: Garlick Harrison & Markison
20070268407 - Data recovery system for source synchronous data channels: A high-definition multimedia interface (HDMI) receiver recovers high speed encoded data which are transmitted differentially over data channels of a lossy cable, along with a clock. Inter symbol interference, high-frequency loss, skew between the clock and data channels, and differential skew within a differential signal are compensated by analog circuits... Agent: Victoria Donnelly
20070268408 - Digital television receiver: A ATSC compliant digital television (DTV) receiver. including an image rejection filter, an interpolator, a numerically controlled oscillator (NCO), a matched filter unit, a frequency converter, and a DC remover. The image rejection filter removes (filters out) an unwanted image signal and an adjacent channel's interference signal from a first... Agent: F. Chau & Associates, LLC
20070268409 - Apparatus and method for indicating the detected degree of motion in video: A video apparatus such as a television signal receiver enables a video display that readily indicates the detected degree of a video attribute such as motion and/or other video attribute present in the video display. According to an exemplary embodiment, the video apparatus includes first circuitry operative to receive video... Agent: Joseph J. Laks, Vice President Thomson Licensing LLC
20070268410 - Method and apparatus for suppressing cross-coloration in a video display device: A method for suppressing cross-coloration in a video display device includes receiving high-frequency components of luminance signals corresponding to scanlines of an image frame, determining luminance transitions according to the high-frequency components of the luminance signals, and adjusting chrominance signals of the scanlines according to the luminance transitions.... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation
20070268411 - Method and apparatus for color decision metadata generation: A method presents metadata that is used for determining the color correction processes to be performed on image data representing a sequence of moving images (705). Instructions in the metadata controls how many color corrections are to be performed and when such operations occur. The image data is then subjected... Agent: Joseph J. Laks, Vice President Thomson Licensing LLC
20070268412 - Apparatus and method for detecting motion in continuous images: A motion detection apparatus detecting motion in an image may include a black-and-white signal motion detector, a first color signal motion detector, a second color signal motion detector, and a final motion flag output unit. The motion detection apparatus may output a final motion flag in accordance with whether there... Agent: Lee & Morse, P.C.
20070268413 - System and method for sharing video input jacks: The disclosed embodiments relate to a system and method for decoding video signals. A video unit (10) may comprise a detection circuit (16) coupled to a luminance input jack (36), a red color difference input jack (38), and a blue color difference input jack (40), the detection circuit (18) adapted... Agent: Joseph J. Laks, Vice President Thomson Licensing LLC
20070268414 - Method and system for distributing pvr functionalities: A system for distributing PVR functionalities is disclosed. The system includes: a server device, having PVR functionalities, for receiving a multimedia data and performing at least a specific PVR function on the multimedia data in response to a specific request signal; and a client device, coupled to the server device,... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation
20070268415 - Vehicle mounted display apparatus and sound controlling method: A display is operable to simultaneously display, on a single screen, a first image in a direction of a driver's seat based on a first image source, and a second image in a direction of a passenger's seat based on one of the first image source and a second image... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC11/15/2007 > patent applications in patent subcategories. USPTO class patent listing
20070263071 - Camera-enabled portable terminal and method for taking multi-image photograph using the same: The present invention relates to a camera-enabled portable terminal having a function for taking a multi-image photograph. The camera-enabled portable terminal includes a camera module for capturing one or more images of an object; a display unit for displaying a frame partitioned into a preset number of windows in the... Agent: Roylance, Abrams, Berdo & Goodman, L.L.P.
20070263069 - Method and system for identifying sources of location relevant content to a user of a mobile radio terminal: A method of identifying sources of location relevant content to a user of mobile radio terminal. The method includes determining a location of the mobile radio terminal; determining content sources for which audiovisual content having relevancy to the identified location may be transmitted to the mobile radio terminal for playback;... Agent: Warren A. Sklar (soer) Renner, Otto, Boisselle & Sklar, LLP
20070263082 - Electronic conference support device, electronic conference support method, and information terminal device of electronic conference system: An electronic conference support device has a cut screen information management section that stores information related to a cut screen object which forms a portion of a screen image displayed on a presenter-side display unit; a screen image generation processor that generates a screen image based on stored information related... Agent: Gauthier & Connors, LLP
20070263083 - Image processing apparatus, method of installing an application therein, and program installing an application therein: Provided is an image processing apparatus, comprising a first function-judging unit of judging the function used by an installed application, a second function-judging unit of judging the functions available in the device, and a control unit of terminating and/or eliminating the function unused by the installed application, based on the... Agent: Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney PC
20070263084 - Picture delivery remote control apparatus, picture delivery system and picture delivery method: An object of the present invention is to make it possible to receive delivery of pictures from desired picture delivery equipment as necessary, and select and enjoy a desired picture from the pictures obtained at various positions. As a result, according to a picture delivery remote control apparatus of the... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20070263077 - System and method for dynamic control of image capture in a video conference system: A system and method are provided for capturing and transmitting frames in a video conference. The method comprises determining a frame rate and a shutter speed according to variable control data, capturing image data according to the determined shutter speed, and transmitting the captured image data through a communication interface... Agent: Baker Botts L.L.P.
20070263080 - System and method for enhancing eye gaze in a telepresence system: A system for enhancing eye gaze in a telepresence system includes a plurality of local cameras coupled to at least one local display. Each local camera is directed to at least one respective local user section and operable to generate an image of the respective local user section. The system... Agent: Baker Botts L.L.P.
20070263081 - System and method for preventing movement in a telepresence system: A method for preventing movement in a telepresence system, includes a plurality of cameras. Each camera has a respective field of vision for viewing one or more users. The fields of vision each have lateral boundaries. The system also includes a plurality of restrictive elements. Each restrictive element is positioned... Agent: Baker Botts L.L.P.
20070263079 - System and method for providing location specific sound in a telepresence system: A system for providing location-specific sound in a telepresence system includes a plurality of remote microphones. Each remote microphone is associated with a respective area and operable to generate a sound signal from the voice of at least one user within the respective area. The system also includes a plurality... Agent: Baker Botts L.L.P.
20070263078 - System and method for single action initiation of a video conference: A method is provided for configuring a video conference endpoint. The method comprises receiving session data that comprises endpoint connection data for remote endpoints associated with scheduled conferences, and receiving a signal from a user interface indicating a user has activated a control associated with a selected conference, identifying the... Agent: Baker Botts L.L.P.
20070263086 - Image transmission apparatus, display apparatus and method: There is provided with a method performed in an image transmission apparatus capable of executing first communication and second communication whose communication speed is lower than that of the first communication with a display apparatus, including: generating an image to be displayed on the display apparatus; detecting whether the first... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC
20070263066 - Method and system for managing video data based on a predicted next channel selection: A method of processing video data with an electronic equipment where the video data is available from a time-sliced data stream having video data corresponding to each of a plurality of channels. The method includes receiving video data corresponding to one of the channels from the plurality of channels that... Agent: Warren A. Sklar (soer) Renner, Otto, Boisselle & Sklar, LLP
20070263067 - Slide mobile camera phone: A slide mobile camera phone comprises a display part and an operation part. The display part comprises a viewing side and a joining side, and the joining side further comprises a camera lens. The operation part comprises an operating side and a back side, and the operating side further comprises... Agent: Bruce H. Troxell
20070263070 - Application and transport adaptation for a wireless communication prior to a reselection: A system  includes a wireless entity  to provide wireless data, and a mobile station  in communication with the wireless entity  to receive the wireless data. The mobile station  includes a detection element  to detect a time interval between a current time and an occurrence... Agent: Motorola, Inc.
20070263068 - Mobile audio-video receiver with external memory receptacle: A mobile audio-video receiver with an external memory receptacle includes a base containing circuitry and components for functions of the mobile audio-video receiver, a front panel mounted on a front surface of the base, a display screen on the front panel, function buttons on the front panel for controlling the... Agent: Seyfarth Shaw, LLP
20070263072 - System and method for dynamically adjusting bandwidth between mutiple video streams of videoconference: A videoconferencing unit includes first and second encoder that each encodes a video stream of frames and generates variables indicating changes between frames of the video streams. The unit also includes a controller operatively coupled to the first and second encoders. The controller compares the variables from the encoders and... Agent: Wong, Cabello, Lutsch, Rutherford & Brucculeri, L.L.P.
20070263074 - System and method for exchanging connection information for videoconferencing units using e-mails: A videoconferencing system includes a first videoconferencing unit coupled to a network and associated with a first e-mail address. The first videoconferencing unit receives a second e-mail address and automatically sends a request e-mail requesting connection information to the second e-mail address. A second videoconferencing unit is coupled to the... Agent: Wong, Cabello, Lutsch, Rutherford & Brucculeri, L.L.P.
20070263075 - System and method for exchanging connection information for videoconferencing units using instant messaging: A videoconferencing system includes a first videoconferencing unit coupled to a network and associated with a first instant messaging identity. The first videoconferencing unit obtains a second instant messaging identity and automatically sends a request instant message requesting videoconferencing connection information to the second instant messaging identity. A second videoconferencing... Agent: Wong, Cabello, Lutsch, Rutherford & Brucculeri, L.L.P.
20070263073 - System and method for identifying the reachability status of ip and sip based videoconferencing systems: A videoconferencing system includes a first videoconferencing unit and one or more second videoconferencing units, each of which is coupled to one or more networks. The first videoconferencing unit includes a computer network tool for pinging the one or more second videoconferencing units to determine whether the one or more... Agent: Wong, Cabello, Lutsch, Rutherford & Brucculeri, L.L.P.
20070263076 - Virtual ring camera: A system and method for a virtual omni-directional camera array, comprising a video control system (VCS) coupled to two or more co-located portable or stationary information processing systems, each enabled with a video camera and microphone, to provide a composite video view to remote videoconference participants. Audio streams are captured... Agent: Hamilton & Terrile, LLP
20070263085 - System and method for enhanced teleconferencing security: A method and system with means for preventing unauthorized monitoring of a local conference room (1) in which a local conferencing system (2) is located comprising generation of a deterministic sound signal (300), and loading the deterministic sound signal on a first loudspeaker (5) connected to, or integrated in the... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20070263087 - System and method for thinning of scalable video coding bit-streams: A system for videoconferencing that offers, among other features, extremely low end-to-end delay as well as very high scalability. The system accommodates heterogeneous receivers and networks, as well as the best-effort nature of networks such as those based on the Internet Protocol. The system relies on scalable video coding to... Agent: Baker Botts L.L.P.
20070263088 - Three-dimensional image display apparatus: A three-dimensional image display apparatus having improved resolution and an expanded elementary three-dimensional space is disclosed. The three-dimensional image display apparatus includes a display device sampling, multiplexing, and displaying a plurality of parallax images so as to implement a three-dimensional image; and a lenticular lens plate provided on the front... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20070263090 - Method and apparatus for automatic exposure of an in-vehicle camera: In an automatic exposure method/apparatus, a metering area setting apparatus sets a metering area for use in automatic exposure of an in-vehicle camera installed in a vehicle such that, when the in-vehicle camera takes an image of a vehicle and a surrounding scene including at least a ground surface of... Agent: Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione
20070263089 - Video recording system-equipped golf cart: A video recording system-equipped golf cart includes a golf cart having at least a releasably locking brake pedal operatively connected to brakes to secure the golf cart in a stopped position. A video recording system includes a digital video camera mounted on the golf cart and facing outwards therefrom and... Agent: Law Offices Of Adam H. Jacobs Patent Attorney
20070263091 - Image detection device, image processing apparatus, image detection method, method of reducing burn-in of display device, and image detection program: An object of the present invention is to accurately detect a blank area (side mask) appearing outside an image area when an image has a different aspect ratio against a display screen. A boundary between a side mask and an image area is detected with a change of a luminance... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20070263092 - Value index from incomplete data: In a digital image administration method and system, a database of image records is maintained. Data sets are provided. The data sets are each associated with a respective image record. The data sets each include data in a plurality of the categories: capture related data, intrinsic image data, image usage... Agent: Mark G. Bocchetti Patent Legal Staff
20070263095 - Image pickup apparatus and image pickup method as well as program: An image pickup apparatus and method is disclosed wherein image pickup intended by a person located remotely can be carried out readily and with certainty. An acquisition section acquires, from a transmission apparatus which transmits setting data to be used in image pickup, the setting data. An image pickup apparatus... Agent: Lerner, David, Littenberg, Krumholz & Mentlik
20070263094 - Imaging device and method of compensating sensitivity of the imaging device: In an image pickup device and its sensitivity compensation method, the image pickup device includes an electron multiplying image pickup device for converting an image into an electrical signal, a temperature detection unit for detecting temperature of the electron multiplying image pickup device, and a control unit for controlling electron... Agent: Mattingly, Stanger, Malur & Brundidge, P.C.
20070263093 - Real-time capture and transformation of hemispherical video images to images in rectilinear coordinates: A method of transforming an input image from a hemispherical source to an output image in rectilinear coordinates is disclosed. The method includes receiving data representative of an input image originating from a hemispherical camera and having a size defined by an input image height and an input image width.... Agent: Bromberg & Sunstein LLP
20070263096 - Method and device for stabilising images supplied by a video camera: Method and device for stabilizing images obtained by a video camera of an environment with objects moving along lanes. The method a first stage of determining in first images obtained by the camera, portions corresponding to the movement lanes, determining the remaining second portions complementary to the first portions, determining,... Agent: Young & Thompson
20070263097 - Method for acquiring and controlling automatic exposure control parameters and imaging device: The present invention discloses a method for acquiring automatic exposure control parameters and a method for controlling automatic exposure control parameters and an imaging device. The core idea is to take the brightness weighted average value obtained according to brightness distribution weighted statistics of the image as the exposure control... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP
20070263099 - Ambient light rejection in digital video images: A method for generating an ambient light rejected output image includes providing a sensor array including a two-dimensional array of digital pixels where the digital pixels output digital signals as digital pixel data representing the image of the scene, capturing a pair of images of a scene within the time... Agent: Patent Law Group LLP
20070263100 - Moving image reproducing apparatus: A moving image reproducing apparatus (10) includes a video encoder (18). The video encoder (18) reproduces a moving image including a partial moving image having a frame rate different from a reference frame rate at the reference frame rate. A CPU (26) calculates a difference value between a first frame... Agent: Kratz, Quintos & Hanson, LLP
20070263098 - Weight adjustment in color correction: Automatic weight adjustment (AWA) to derive an optimal color correction matrix may address unbalanced color reproduction performance among different illuminations and/or unbalanced color reproduction performance for specific memory colors. AWA may emphasize particular colors and equalize color performance. AWA may be implemented in an automatic process with optional manual operation.... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20070263101 - Flicker frequency detection method and related device: A flicker frequency detection method includes defining a plurality of adjacent sensing sections of the same size on a display panel based on an M Hz frequency, an N Hz frequency and the panel resolution, calculating a reference average signal detected by a first sensing section, calculating a first average... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation
20070263102 - Image-information recording device and image-information display device: Image information regarding image data recorded on a storage medium is efficiently recorded, regardless of a storage medium type. Thumbnail files 600 to 609 hold thumbnail slots 620 to 629, respectively. Each of the thumbnail slots 620 to 629 holds, as a thumbnail, a representative image of corresponding image data.... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC
20070263103 - Image-capturing apparatus: An image-capturing apparatus is provided having a memory, a storage, and an image recorder. The memory is mounted in the image-capturing apparatus. The storage medium is detachable from the image-capturing apparatus. The image recorder stores image data in the memory when the storage medium is detached during storing the input... Agent: Greenblum & Bernstein, P.L.C
20070263105 - Solid-state imaging device: There are provided an easy-to-use solid-state imaging device which reduces a noise generated, and a method for fabricating such a solid-state imaging device. Among a plurality of MOS transistors comprising the solid-state imaging device 1, a polycrystalline silicon into which a P type impurity is introduced is used to form... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP
20070263104 - Detecting red eye filter and apparatus using meta-data: A method of filtering a red-eye phenomenon from an acquired digital image including a multiplicity of pixels indicative of color, the pixels forming various shapes of the image, includes analyzing meta-data information, determining one or more regions within the digital image suspected as including red eye artifact, and determining, based... Agent: Jackson & Co., LLP
20070263106 - Photographing apparatus and method: A photographing apparatus and method employ an imaging device arranged including a matrix of pixels each which accumulates accumulation charges according to an amount of light incident thereon, an accumulation charge read device for reading the accumulation charges at a time difference based on the position of each row or... Agent: Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP Attn: Patent Docket Dept.
20070263107 - Cmos image sensor: Disclosed herein is a Complementary Metal-Oxide-Silicon (CMOS) image sensor The image sensor includes a two-dimensional pixel array composed of unit pixels, each unit pixel having a photo diode and transistors, a row decoder located at an end of the pixel array to assign row addresses, and a column decoder located... Agent: Blackwell Sanders LLP
20070263109 - Imager integrated cmos circuit chip and associated optical code reading systems: Monolithic circuit chips are disclosed which are particularly adapted for use with barcode reading, video and photographic systems. The monolithic circuit chip can include a sensor array, digitizer and decoder. The monolithic circuit chip can alternatively include an imager circuit, radio frequency circuit and memory. The memory can be one... Agent: Carter, Deluca, Farrell & Schmidt, LLP
20070263108 - Imaging apparatus: An imaging apparatus which can correct a shaking of the hand whether a moving picture is taken or a still picture is taken. Exposure is carried out within a shorter time than a predetermined exposure time to output a charge. Exposure and delivery of charge is carried out plural times... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP
20070263110 - Method for driving solid-state image sensor: In a line transfer operation of a frame-transfer CCD image sensor, color mixing that occurs when charges trapped by interface states are released in subsequent bits, and longitudinal striping due to trapping a the horizontal transfer period can be reduced. A line transfer operation (t1 to t6) in a storage... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20070263111 - Solid-state image pickup device capable of compensating for vertical shading caused by dark current: A digital camera has a system controller for generating a control signal for idle transfer in vertical transfer paths in addition to image data transfer, according to photographing status and conditions. The camera further includes a signal processor having a vertical shading corrector for determining the profile of vertical shading... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20070263112 - Image pickup apparatus and image pickup method as well as program: Disclosed herein is an image pickup apparatus capable of being used for preview image pickup of a predetermined scene prior to actual image pickup of the scene, including: an image pickup section configured to carry out the preview image pickup using setting data regarding image pickup; a transmission section configured... Agent: Lerner, David, Littenberg, Krumholz & Mentlik
20070263113 - High resolution imaging system: The present invention provides an imaging system generating a high resolution image using low resolution images taken by a low resolution image sensor. Also, the imaging system generates a wide angle of view image. Enhancement of resolution and enlargement of angle of view are accomplished by optical axis change, utilizing... Agent: Stereo Display Inc.
20070263115 - Image pickup apparatus and mobile phone: An image pickup apparatus may include an imaging optical system operative to adjust a focal position of images corresponding to light incident from a lens, a frame arranged movably in an optical axial direction of light incident to the imaging optical system for fixing the imaging optical system by covering... Agent: Lerner, David, Littenberg, Krumholz & Mentlik
20070263116 - Solid-state image pickup device and electronic device: A solid-state image pickup device includes a lens-holding member and a substrate. The lens-holding member holds lenses and has a peripheral-wall shape leg located on opposite side of the lens. An image pickup device is mounted on the substrate. The substrate has a device-mounting portion where the image pickup device... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20070263114 - Ultra-thin digital imaging device of high resolution for mobile electronic devices and method of imaging: An ultra-thin digital imaging device has a thickness of several millimeters and is capable of producing data for creating images of 3 Mp and higher. The device comprises a multi-channel imaging unit that contains a plurality of optical channels formed by microlens objectives and a pixilated image sensor unit with... Agent: Leonid Velikov
20070263117 - Digital still camera and method of controlling same: In order to halt smear sweep-out in a case where the effects of smear charge are considered minor, it is determined whether the shutter is a high-speed shutter when a shutter-release button is pressed. If the shutter is not the high-speed shutter, a CCD is exposed and signal charge accumulates... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20070263118 - Light amount control apparatus and camera apparatus: The variation of shades due to light transmissivity controlled by a property device is suppressed with a simple structure. An optical device 1 that blocks light having a wavelength longer than a predetermined wavelength is disposed in a property device 20 that is composed of for example liquid crystal and... Agent: William S. Frommer Frommer Lawrence & Haug
20070263120 - Electronic device for adjusting light intensity and light color temperature of a photoflash: An electronic device for adjusting light intensity and light color temperature of a photoflash includes: a casing, a photoflash window set, and an adjusting element. The casing has a first opening, a second opening, and a photoflash window receiving space communicated with the second opening. The photoflash window set is... Agent: Rosenberg, Klein & Lee
20070263119 - Object matting using flash and no-flash images: Foreground object matting uses flash/no-flash images pairs to obtain a flash-only image. A trimap is obtained from the flash-only image. A joint Bayesian algorithm uses the flash-only image, the trimap and one of the image of the scene taken without the flash or the image of the scene taken with... Agent: Westman Champlin (microsoft Corporation)
20070263121 - Image display apparatus, signal processing apparatus, image processing method, and computer program product: An image display apparatus includes the following elements. An IP converter performs signal conversion processing for converting an interlace signal into a progressive signal including information on interpolated pixels. A frame controller temporally divides an input image frame to generate a plurality of sub-frames. A high-frequency-enhanced sub-frame generator and a... Agent: Frommer Lawrence & Haug LLP
20070263122 - Digital image transmission apparatus: When transmitting a digital video signal having, as a variant clock signal, a clock signal of a frequency which does not fall within a predetermined frequency range, a frequency multiplier 21 carries out a frequency conversion of the frequency of the variant clock signal so as to generate a transmit... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20070263123 - Method for video mode detection: A method for video mode detection, wherein video input data (VID) corresponding to a video picture (P) is received and a video mode is determined for said video picture (P). The determining of said video mode depends on a local video mode (LVM) and a global video mode (GVM) of... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20070263124 - Broadcast receiving apparatus: A broadcast receiving apparatus capable of automatically switching channel lists without increasing the apparatus scale nor increasing the power consumption. In this apparatus, a received channel list storing part (106) stores a plurality of channel lists corresponding to a plurality of different broadcast areas, and a switched station selection control... Agent: Stevens, Davis, Miller & Mosher, LLP
20070263125 - Video display apparatus, remote controller for reproduction apparatus, and reproduction apparatus: Video display apparatus, remote controller for reproduction apparatus, and reproduction apparatus meeting user's usage conditions with high operability have structure including: remote controller for video display apparatus, the remote controller having connection section connected to video display section, operation members receiving operations by user to the video display section, and... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20070263126 - Apparatus and method for reducing temporal noise: Disclosed is a method for reducing temporal noise, comprising: performing motion detection on frames of a video data stream; calculating a pixel difference between pixels of frames in the video data stream to generate at least a pixel difference value; determining a set of weighting value for temporal filtering according... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation
20070263127 - Low noise gamma function in digital image capture systems and methods: An image processing system includes a filtering arrangement configured to receive incoming pixel information and filter at least a first portion of the information to thereby pass a second portion of the information for further processing, circuitry configured to apply a gamma function to the second portion to thereby produce... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP
20070263128 - Key-frame extraction from video: Techniques that enable flexible key-frame extraction from video. Key-frame extraction according to the present teachings includes segmenting a video into a set of shots each having a set of video frames and selecting a set of key-frames from the shots in response to an image quality of the corresponding video... Agent: Hewlett Packard Company11/08/2007 > patent applications in patent subcategories. USPTO class patent listing
20070257982 - Systems and methods for remotely controlling mobile stations: Methods for remotely controlling a mobile station being a monitoring device by a controller are provided. An embodiment of a method performed by the mobile station includes the following steps. An action request including a remote control instruction issued by the controller is received. The remote control instruction is acquired... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP
20070257983 - Method and system for video telephone communications set up, related equipment and computer program product: In order to permit a video telephone call to be set up between at least one first video telephone terminal and at least one second video telephone terminal in a telephone network, a service center is adapted to connect with the first and second terminals over the telephone network. A... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20070257984 - Method for displaying route information: The invention relates to a method for displaying route information for individuals located within a predetermined area, route information units being provided at a plurality of orientation points. The inventive method comprises the following steps: - an individual is identified and at least one destination is defined to which the... Agent: William Collard Collard & Roe, P.C.
20070257985 - Video surveillance correlating detected moving objects and rf signals: A surveillance method periodically detects an image of the area, identifies and tracks each moving object in a succession of the detected images, detects radio frequency emissions from the area and correlates an identified object with a detected radio frequency emission. The method detects events in the tracking of the... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated
20070257986 - Method for processing queries for surveillance tasks: A method for querying a surveillance database stores videos and events acquired by cameras and detectors in an environment. Each event includes a time at which the event was detected. The videos are indexed according to the events. A query specifies a spatial and temporal context. The database is searched... Agent: Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories, Inc.
20070257987 - Gun incident recording device: The present invention provides a gun incident recording device able to preserve a video recording of when a shooting device was used and the course of events, and includes an actuating device, an image sensor, a data processor, an optical detector and an event sensor device. The actuating device detects... Agent: Troxell Law Office PLLC
20070257988 - Method and system for video quality measurements: A method of measuring a quality of a test video stream, the method comprising measuring a content richness fidelity feature of the test video stream based on occurrences of color values in image frames of the test video stream; measuring a block-fidelity feature of the test video stream based on... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20070257989 - Image shake correction apparatus and method: An image shake correction apparatus and method for reducing frictional loss when elements vibrate or slide by reducing a distance from a center of an image pickup device stage to a virtual line connecting a portion, to which a driving force generator applies a driving force, and a guide portion.... Agent: Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP Attn: Patent Docket Dept.
20070257990 - Image pickup system, method for controlling shooting direction of image pickup device, and program therefor: An image pickup system capable of obtaining images to be observed without giving a sense of discomfort to an observer, while moving as fast as possible. The image pickup system comprises an image pickup device, and a drive section arranged to rotate the image pickup device in a first direction... Agent: Rossi, Kimms & Mcdowell LLP.
20070257991 - Method for chroma upsampling with luma reference: Chroma upsampling is performed by setting a chroma of a target pixel according to luma of neighboring pixels. When a luma of the target pixel differs from the luma of both of the reference pixels, the chroma of the target pixel is set to a value of (k*C1+(m−k)*C3+m/2) shifted n... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation
20070257992 - Image capture apparatus and image capture program: Color temperature is calculated on the basis of image data captured by a CCD. An appropriate exposure value is calculated on the basis of a brightness component of the image data. It is determined whether or not LEDs should emit auxiliary lights to obtain the appropriate exposure value. When it... Agent: Frishauf, Holtz, Goodman & Chick, PC
20070257993 - Image reproducing apparatus, method of controlling same and control program therefor: A number of images are grouped and recorded in an image database. A main image is displayed in a main display area. Images having both “PORTRAIT” and “BEACH” photographic scenes, which have been assigned to the main image, assigned thereto are found in groups different from the group to which... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20070257994 - Electronic camera and recording and regeneration method: Audio regeneration data indicating where sound during audio regeneration is stored is recorded in a recording medium together with captured image data when image-capturing. The image data recorded in the recording medium and the audio regeneration data is read during image regeneration process. The image is displayed in accordance with... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20070257995 - Methods and systems for estimation of visible light amount in a light source: Methods and systems for estimating the amount of visible light in a light source using an image sensor, e.g., such as an image sensor of the type commonly found in color video cameras. The methods and systems may be implemented to use information about the normalized differences of three color... Agent: O'keefe, Egan, Peterman & Enders LLP
20070257996 - Image capturing apparatus having electronic zoom function: An image capturing apparatus comprising an image capturing element configured to output a captured image signal including pixels, a magnification setting unit configured to set an electronic zoom magnification, a mode setting unit configured to set one of reading modes which vary in number of the pixels included in the... Agent: Frishauf, Holtz, Goodman & Chick, PC
20070257997 - Image pickup apparatus: An image pickup apparatus comprises an image pickup element that includes a plurality of photoelectric conversion elements, and is operable in a first drive mode for reading a low resolution image based on an output of the photoelectric conversion elements or a second drive mode for reading a higher resolution... Agent: Hamre, Schumann, Mueller & Larson P.C.
20070257998 - Imaging apparatus, imaging element, and image processing method: An imaging element includes a pixel group that has pixels arranged two dimensionally therein, each including a photoelectric converting unit. The pixel arrangement of the pixel group is m rows by n columns. In the pixel group, a pixel area of an arbitrary two rows by two columns respectively includes... Agent: Arent Fox LLP
20070257999 - Variable-gain amplifier circuit and method of changing gain amplifier path: A variable-gain amplifier circuit and a method of changing gain amplifier paths are provided for receiving and amplifying an image sensing signal. The variable-gain amplifier circuit includes variable path and gain amplifier circuits. According to the amplification factor for the image sensing signal, the gain amplifier paths in the variable... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office
20070258000 - Solid-state imaging apparatus: A solid-state imaging apparatus of the present invention including: a pixel section having pixels two-dimensionally disposed in a row and column directions each containing a photoelectric conversion section and an amplification section for amplifying and outputting as pixel signal an output of the photoelectric conversion section; a first scanning section... Agent: Westerman, Hattori, Daniels & Adrian, LLP
20070258004 - Solid-state imaging device, driving method thereof, and camera: Provided is a solid-state imaging device including a plurality of vertical transfer units (VCCDs), a horizontal transfer unit (HCCD) and a driving unit. In a vertical final stage of the VCCDs, there are same transfer electrode structures in every m columns, where m is equal to or more than 2,... Agent: Greenblum & Bernstein, P.L.C
20070258002 - Imaging subsystem employing a bidirectional shift register: An imaging subsystem is provided which includes imaging pixels arranged in rows and columns of an array. Each imaging pixel is configured to generate pixel data corresponding to a portion of an image and transfer the pixel data along its columns toward a first of the rows. Also included is... Agent: Hewlett Packard Company
20070258003 - Imaging subsystem employing dual shift registers: An imaging subsystem is provided which includes imaging pixels arranged in rows and columns of an array. Each imaging pixel is configured to generate pixel data corresponding to a portion of an image and transfer the pixel data toward a first end or a second end of its column. Also... Agent: Hewlett Packard Company
20070258001 - Method for producing high signal to noise spectral measurements in optical dectector arrays: The present invention relates to a method and apparatus for producing high signal to noise spectral measurements in optical detector arrays and in particular to uncooled linear CCD arrays. This is accomplished by providing a detector and a database of dark signal readings unique to that detector that is generally... Agent: Francis Law Group
20070258005 - Image capturing apparatus, electronic apparatus, display method, and program: An image capturing apparatus may include a function holding unit configured to hold functions of the image capturing apparatus, the functions being classified into corresponding categories; an identifier holding unit configured to hold category identifiers indicating the categories and function identifiers indicating the functions; a category display control unit configured... Agent: Lerner, David, Littenberg, Krumholz & Mentlik
20070258006 - Solid state camera optics frame and assembly: Embodiments of a solid-state camera system, particularly an imager module and an associated assembly method are described herein. Embodiments of the imager module include an optics frame configured to accommodate multiple optical channels, each optical channel comprising a lower lens group and an upper lens group. At least one of... Agent: Courtney Staniford & Gregory LLP
20070258007 - Methods and systems for detecting bright objects and/or adaptively modifying video camera exposure: Methods and systems for automatically detecting the presence or absence of a bright object in the field of view of a video camera and/or for adaptively modifying video camera exposure level. A video camera system may be configured to enter and exit an adaptive exposure modification mode upon detection of... Agent: O'keefe, Egan, Peterman & Enders LLP
20070258008 - Imaging apparatus, radiation imaging apparatus, and radiation imaging system: An imaging apparatus includes a sensor array in which a plurality of pixels each including a photoelectric conversion element and a switching element are arrayed in a row direction and a column direction, signal wiring connected to a plurality of the switching elements provided in the column direction, and a... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division
20070258009 - Image processing device, image processing method, and image processing program: Plural shots in a picture are classified into plural groups based on a similarity between the shots, and further, the shots particularly similar to each other in the group are linked to each other, to be hierarchically arranged, as shown in the drawings. For example, in a group A in... Agent: Foley And Lardner LLP Suite 500
20070258010 - Display device and method of driving the same: A display device and a method of driving the same are disclosed, wherein a single original image is converted into a picture-enhanced image and a non-enhanced image, which are then displayed. The display device includes a controller (140) dividing a screen into a first display window and a second display... Agent: Ked & Associates, LLP
20070258011 - Television apparatus: The present invention discloses an apparatus a television apparatus capable of showing, on a screen, a menu screen and an input switching screen instead of an image display screen, while being capable of changing setting data through a remote controller operation, comprising: an operation history recording unit configured to record... Agent: Yokoi & Co., U.s.a., Inc.
20070258012 - Method for scaling and cropping images for television display: A method of processing an image for display on a television screen is described. Unlike conventional method which over-expands the image, the method described herein crops the image (optionally) and scales it to fit the native resolution of the display screen without over-expanding the image. The method includes the steps... Agent: Ying Chen Chen Yoshimura LLP
20070258013 - Methods for cross color and/or cross luminance suppression: A method for processing an image in a video data is provided. The video data has a plurality of frames. The method includes: obtaining a plurality of differences, each difference in the plurality of differences being obtained from two frames that are one frame apart, wherein the each difference in... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation
20070258014 - Field sequence detector, method and video device: A field sequence detector determines the field sequence of a series of fields of video by assessing the vertical frequency content of hypothetical de-interlaced images. Hypothetical images are formed from a currently processed field and an adjacent (e.g. previous or next) field. If the vertical frequency content is relatively high... Agent: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. C/o Vedder Price Kaufman & Kammholz, P.C.
20070258015 - Passive diffuser frame system for ambient lighting using a video display unit as light source: Passive diffuser frame uses light emitted from a video display front face to produce cold emission ambient lighting effects, having a light guide capturing display image light and in optical communication with a distributive outer frame that redirects that light. The ambient light can be diffuse, non-image forming, directed as... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards
20070258016 - System and method for a digital projection advertising display: A projection advertising display system which can withstand the environmental conditions of the projection site, allows for remote operation and monitoring and provides for long-term, legitimate projected advertising in or on third-party structures. The digital projection advertising display system comprises a projection surface, such as the exterior side or interior... Agent: VistaIPLaw Group LLP11/01/2007 > patent applications in patent subcategories. USPTO class patent listing
20070252891 - System and method for interacting wirelessly with digital signage: According to one embodiment of the invention, a method allows user interaction with information presented on electronic video displays. The method provides content for presentation on at least one display in a venue. A text-based message is received, from a venue patron, from a wireless device. The text based message... Agent: Baker Botts L.L.P.
20070252894 - Converting device and converting method of video signals: To enable a progressive synthesization process suited to each video signal even in such a case that a difference between video signals based on a video transmission sequence and the video signals not based on the video transmission sequence, is fuzzy. A converting device according to the present invention detects... Agent: Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
20070252892 - Moving-state detecting apparatus and moving-state detecting system: To achieve a moving-state detecting apparatus and a moving-state detecting system that detect a moving state of a body-insertable apparatus such as a capsule endoscope within a subject, a body-insertable apparatus (2) includes a sensor signal transmitter that transmits a sensor signal which is attenuated according to a propagation distance.... Agent: Scully Scott Murphy & Presser, PC
20070252893 - Receiving apparatus, transmitting apparatus and in-vivo information acquiring apparatus: To provide a transmitting apparatus, a receiving apparatus, and an in-vivo information acquiring system that enable to acquire image information corresponding to one image, by assuredly synchronizing between a capsule endoscope and the receiving apparatus. According to the present invention, a capsule endoscope 2 that transmits a radio signal including... Agent: Scully Scott Murphy & Presser, PC
20070252895 - Apparatus for monitor, storage and back editing, retrieving of digitally stored surveillance images: A system and method of recording digitally stored surveillance images comprises dividing a series of continuous digital picture image frames according to timing intervals; storing a reference image in a frame buffer of a motion analyzer; detecting a motion difference between a captured image and the reference image; attributing a... Agent: Frederick W. Gibb, Iii Gibb & Rahman, LLC
20070252896 - Electronic apparatus and control method: An object of this invention is to shorten the response time of an electronic apparatus such as an electronic camera capable of communicating with an information processing apparatus such as a computer, and improve the usability of the information processing apparatus when the information processing apparatus requests data stored in... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto
20070252897 - Image capturing apparatus and method, and recording medium therefor: In order that a digital video (DV) camera function as a WWW server in a network, an image capturing section captures an image of a subject. A DV encoder encodes an image signal input from the image capturing section. A recording and playback section plays back DV data recorded in... Agent: Frommer Lawrence & Haug
20070252898 - Remote control apparatus using gesture recognition: A video processor for recognizing gestures, including a video camera for capturing photographs of a region within the camera's field of view, in real-time, an image processor coupled with the video camera for detecting a plurality of hand gestures from the photographs captured by the video camera, and a controller... Agent: Soquel Group LLC
20070252899 - Image correction device and image correction method: An image correction method can perform adaptive correction processing to a taken image by a simple construction in a short time, and includes the steps of: computing window region local difference values for a plurality of neighboring pixels, each of the window region local difference values being a difference value... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20070252900 - Shape extraction system and 3-d (three dimension) information acquisition system using the same: A background lighting module illuminates an object from behind by visible light with respect to a photographing module to identify an area including the boundary between the object and the background portion in an image to be photographed by the photographing module. A controller controls a photographing operation including the... Agent: Scully Scott Murphy & Presser, PC
20070252901 - Electronic camera having a communication function: An electronic camera has an image data memory for storing image data and a communication mode for transferring the stored image data to one or more different cameras. The camera includes a controller that, prior to image data transmission, receives remaining capacity data of the image data memory in a... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20070252902 - Teletext data slicer and method thereof: A data decoder decoding an input signal, comprising a comparator, a converter, and a data check module. The comparator compares the input signal with a threshold level to generate first data, such that each bit of the first data is one of two possible states, and identifies an ambiguous bit... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP
20070252903 - Digital camera, storage medium for image signal processing, carrier wave and electronic camera: A CCD captures a subject image having passed through a taking lens and an image processing circuit performs various types of image pre-treatment including gamma correction and white balance on image data corresponding to n lines×m rows output by the CCD. The image processing circuit also performs format processing on... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20070252904 - Detection and/or correction of suppressed signal defects in moving images: Techniques are described for detecting a vertical line artifact in an image captured with a digital camera. The vertical line artifact may be caused by a defect in the digital camera. Techniques also are described for correcting a vertical line artifact in an image captured with a digital camera. It... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.
20070252905 - Image processing apparatus: An image processing apparatus is designed for displaying an image written in a video memory, on a display device in the form of an array of dots, by performing distortion correction of the image based on a distortion rate, and by performing tilt correction of the image based on a... Agent: Rossi, Kimms & Mcdowell LLP.
20070252906 - Perceptually-derived red-eye correction: Red-eye correction on a region of a digital image includes adjusting defect luminance of the region in a perceptually-derived manner.... Agent: Hewlett Packard Company
20070252907 - Method for blurred image judgment: A method for blurred image judgment is provided. Firstly, a focus value FV1 of an original image is calculated. By using a blur function, the original image is obfuscated to generate a blurred image, and then the focus value FV2 of the blurred image is calculated. A blur ratio FV1/FV2... Agent: Madson & Austin Gateway Tower West
20070252908 - Method of creating colour image, imaging device and imaging module: An imaging device comprising at least three image capturing apparatuses is provided. Each apparatus includes a lens system and a sensor and is configured to produce an image. The device further comprises a processor configured to combine at least a portion of the images with each other to produce a... Agent: Hollingsworth & Funk
20070252909 - Solid-state imaging device equipped with light converging micro-lenses and camera apparatus using the same: A solid-state imaging device includes a plurality of photo receivers arranged in a two-dimensional array on a semiconductor substrate, the photo receivers receiving exit light from an imaging optical system; and a plurality of condensing lenses arranged over the said plurality of photo receivers, respectively. At least either the plurality... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland, Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20070252910 - Image recording system: An image recording system, particularly for use in a motor vehicle, and a method for producing an image recording system are provided. The image recording system includes an image sensor, an optical unit, a housing and fastening arrangement for fixing the image sensor in position relative to the housing, permit... Agent: Kenyon & Kenyon LLP
20070252911 - Digital camera dock: Use of a custom insert is obviated when a digital camera is attached to a base (dock). Two movable pins are provided, in such a way that a connector is sandwiched between the movable pins, on a digital camera attachment surface of a base (dock) which provides a digital camera... Agent: Pamela R. Crocker Patent Legal Staff
20070252912 - System and methods for the simultaneous display of multiple video signals in high definition format: A scaling engine, blending mechanism, memory controller, frame buffer and video driver are included within a semiconductor, such as a Field Programmable Gate Array (FPGA), to provide broadcasting of signals at a high resolution format by combining two or more low resolution video signals to create a high resolution signal... Agent: Valauskas & Pine LLC
20070252913 - Digital broadcast receiving apparatus and control method therefor: A digital broadcast receiving apparatus receives a broadcast signal, and displays an image corresponding to the broadcast signal on a display screen. The digital broadcast receiving apparatus includes an extraction unit configured to extract information about a closed caption and genre information about a genre of a program from the... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division
20070252914 - Y/c separation apparatus: According to one embodiment, a Y/C separation apparatus executes a Y/C separation based on a difference between frames of a composite video signal. The Y/C separation apparatus includes: a motion detection unit that specifies a motion amount based on an amount of a two-frame difference or one-frame difference at each... Agent: Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, LLP Eric S. Cherry - Docketing Supervisor
20070252915 - Detection device and detection method for 32-pull down sequence: 60 fields of an interlace image (telecine image) after 32-pull down is input. The input images stored in field memories are read, and the grayscale difference (difference absolute value) between frames is computed by a pixel difference absolute value subtractor. The difference absolute value and five threshold values are compared... Agent: Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
20070252916 - Television tuner integrated circuit and television tuner for attenuating interference signal: A tuner integrated circuit is connected, in a preceding stage thereof, to an RF amplifier including a UHF dual gate FET and a VHF dual gate FET. In the reception of a signal of the UHF band, a television signal output from the UHF dual gate FET is input to... Agent: Beyer Weaver LLP
20070252917 - Audio output apparatus and television broadcast receiver: When an abnormality occurs in a supply circuit and its output is decreased, a protect circuit detects the abnormality and outputs a protect signal to an audio circuit. The audio circuit upon detection of the protect signal stops outputting audio so that outputting of an audio noise due to a... Agent: Yokoi & Co., U.s.a., Inc.
20070252918 - Image display apparatus: A 2D image display apparatus using a laser light source. By controlling the timing of a scan by a beam scan portion in response to the characteristic of a laser light source and by setting a light emitting time of the laser light source to an integral multiple of a... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack L.L.P.
20070252919 - Remotely controlled adjustable flat panel display support system: A non or low intrusive support system for mounting a flat panel display device, which allows users to adjust the height and screen orientation to their preferred configuration, via a wireless remote control. The support device generally consisting of a stabilizing base, an extensible mast, an adjustable screen orientation apparatus... Agent: Thomte Law Office, L.L.C.
20070252920 - Tv signals reception system: A TV signals reception system includes tuning circuit, control circuit, monitor drive circuit, power supply unit, and connection unit; video signals being modulated as received by the tuning circuit, and transmitted to control circuit where signals are processed and transmitted to monitor drive circuit, further to be transmitted along with... Agent: Troxell Law Office PLLCPrevious industry: Incremental printing of symbolic information
Next industry: Liquid crystal cells, elements and systems
RSS FEED for 20130613:
Integrate FreshPatents.com into your RSS reader/aggregator or website to track weekly updates.
For more info, read this article.
Thank you for viewing Television patents on the FreshPatents.com website. These are patent applications which have been filed in the United States. There are a variety ways to browse Television patent applications on our website including browsing by date, agent, inventor, and industry. If you are interested in receiving occasional emails regarding Television patents we recommend signing up for free keyword monitoring by email.
FreshPatents.com Support - Terms & Conditions
Results in 1.30961 seconds