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20090322853 - Security monitoring system with flexible monitoring sequence: From a monitoring location for monitoring at least two remote locations, each remote location having at least one monitoring device, a scrutiny selection signal is sent to the remote locations to control transmission of selected scrutiny information, from the at least one monitoring device at each of the remote locations,... Agent: Reena Kuyper, Esq. Byard Nilsson, Esq.
20090322854 - Video selector: o
20090322855 - Communication apparatus and control method: A communication apparatus includes a display unit, a communication unit, and a control unit. The display unit displays video data. The communication unit communicates with an external apparatus. The control unit controls the communication apparatus in accordance with a command received by the communication unit. If the display unit is... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division
20090322856 - Image recording system providing a panoramic view: The invention relates to an image detection system for a panoramic view comprising linearly disposed optical channels with a microlens and a detector which is situated in the focal plane thereof. The camera unit is thereby mounted on a rotating or rotating-oscillating rotational shaft, as a result of which a... Agent: Millen, White, Zelano & Branigan, P.C.
20090322857 - Continuous adjustable 3deeps filter spectacles for optimized 3deeps stereoscopic viewing and its control method and means: Continuous Adjustable Pulfrich Filter Spectacles are provided with lenses with continuously changeable optical densities, so that viewing of 2D movies is optimized for visualization in natural 3D. Method and means are disclosed for the continuous Adjustable Pulfrich Filter Spectacles to perform two independent optimizations to achieve optimized 3Deeps visual effects... Agent: Lucas & Mercanti, LLP
20090322858 - Picture signal processing device, television receiving apparatus and method of controlling apparatus: According to one embodiment, in an apparatus according to the present invention, a first frame memory has an input portion to which a first picture signal for three-dimensional viewing is input. A second frame memory has an input unit to which a second picture signal for three-dimensional viewing or a... Agent: Patterson & Sheridan, L.L.P.
20090322859 - Method and system for 3d imaging using a spacetime coded laser projection system: A desktop three-dimensional imaging system and method projects a modulated plane of light that sweeps across a target object while a camera is set to collect an entire pass of the modulated plane of light over the object in one image to create a line stripe pattern. A spacetime coding... Agent: The Law Firm Of Carl A. Ronald
20090322860 - System and method for model fitting and registration of objects for 2d-to-3d conversion: A system and method is provided for model fitting and registration of objects for 2D-to-3D conversion of images to create stereoscopic images. The system and method of the present disclosure provides for acquiring at least one two-dimensional (2D) image, identifying at least one object of the at least one 2D... Agent: Robert D. Shedd, Patent Operations Thomson Licensing LLC
20090322861 - Continuous adjustable 3deeps filter spectacles for optimized 3deeps stereoscopic viewing and its control method and means: Significantly faster state transitioning time between the optimal optical density for viewing 2D Movies as 3D movies through Continuous Adjustable 3Deeps Filter Spectacles can be achieved by using multiple layers (multi-layer) of electronically controlled variable tint materials to fabricate the right and left lenses of the 3Deeps spectacles. The use... Agent: Lucas & Mercanti, LLP
20090322862 - Autostereoscopic display device: An autostereoscopic display device uses a converged backlight output, and the convergence is performed with a light converging arrangements (60,62) which preferentially converge light inwardly along a certain axis perpendicular to the elongate axis of the lenticular elements (11). This means that the amount of light directed at large angles... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards
20090322863 - Distance information obtainment method in endoscope apparatus and endoscope apparatus: Distance information between an observation-target and each pixel of an imaging device is obtained in an endoscope apparatus. The endoscope apparatus includes a scope unit having an illumination-light illuminating unit and an imaging device, and a spectral image processing unit that generates a spectral estimation image signal of a predetermined... Agent: Mcginn Intellectual Property Law Group, PLLC
20090322864 - Medical apparatus and medical equipment: The present invention provides a medical apparatus including medical equipment to be introduced into a body, including an image pickup unit that picks up an image of an inspection target in the body, an outer casing that movably holds the image pickup unit, a fixing unit that fixes the outer... Agent: Scully Scott Murphy & Presser, PC
20090322865 - Image capture control for in vivo autonomous camera: Systems and methods are provided for motion detection and capture control of video data from a capsule camera system having an on-board storage. The capsule camera system moves through the GI tract under the action of peristalsis and records images of the intestinal walls. The capsule's movement is episodic and... Agent: Blairtech Solution LLC
20090322868 - Dental colorimetry apparatus: A dental colorimetry apparatus that allows the color balance of an entire row of teeth to be checked is provided. The invention provides a dental colorimetry apparatus 2 including a multiband-image storing section 21 storing images of teeth in association with information about the positions of the teeth in row... Agent: Frishauf, Holtz, Goodman & Chick, PC
20090322866 - Security checkpoint systems and methods: Embodiments of the invention include a security checkpoint system that has a camera configured for obtaining a first photographic image of an individual, a photographic image scanner configured for scanning a second photographic image, and a comparator mechanism for comparing the first photographic image with the second photographic image to... Agent: General Electric Company Global Research
20090322867 - System to aid in the positioning, confirmation and documentation of an endotracheal tube: A hand held intubation camera device including a hand held display unit, the display unit including a trigger for actuating a camera. The device also including a disposable stylet connectable to the display unit, the stylet including a camera element formed at a distal end operable by the hand held... Agent: Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
20090322869 - Method for observing cells, chip and device: A method for observing cells, a chip and a device are provided. The method includes: (1) a camera obtaining dynamically the position of cell, the direction and speed of flow in the microchannel within the chip on stage through a microscope and transferring the data to a computer, (2) the... Agent: Dr. Banger Shia Int''l Patent Office Of Bang Shia
20090322870 - Microscope imaging apparatus and its system: A microscope imaging apparatus capable of communicating with a computer includes a communication unit receiving imaging interval information transmitted from the computer, and a computer activation unit activating the computer on a basis of the imaging interval information.... Agent: Scully Scott Murphy & Presser, PC
20090322871 - Method and system of sparse code based object classification with sensor fusion: A system and method for object classification based upon the fusion of a radar system and a natural imaging device using sparse code representation. The radar system provides a means of detecting the presence of an object within a predetermined path of a vehicle. Detected objects are then fused with... Agent: Gifford, Krass, Sprinkle, Anderson & Citkowski, P.C.
20090322872 - Image acquisition system and method for distance determination using an image recording system: A vehicle-based image acquisition system having an image sensor that has a characteristic curve assembled from linear segments. The system includes an arrangement for determining the distance of luminous objects imaged by the image sensor.... Agent: Kenyon & Kenyon LLP
20090322876 - Cctv management system supporting extended data transmission coverage through wireless lan: Disclosed is a management system of an area to be photographed using a plurality of CCTVs, and more particularly to, a CCTV management system supporting an extended data transmission coverage with a wireless LAN, in which a plurality of CCTVs are installed in an area to be photographed and are... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP
20090322875 - Surveillance system, surveillance method and computer readable medium: There is provided with a surveillance system including: a receiving unit configured to receive images taken by surveillance cameras; a feature vector calculator configured to calculate feature vectors each including one or more features from received images; a database configured to store a plurality of learning data each including the... Agent: Turocy & Watson, LLP
20090322873 - Surveillance systems and methods with subject-related screening: e
20090322874 - System and method for remote surveillance: A remote camera system having a view of a surveilled space is equipped with microprocessors to wirelessly convey encrypted, full motion digital images of the surveilled space to a monitoring network remotely separated from the surveilled space. The monitoring network includes analog and/or digital displays that may be fixed, in... Agent: Black Lowe & Graham, PLLC
20090322877 - Cellular control of airborne equipment: A manned or unmanned aircraft, and equipment aboard the aircraft, are controlled through a cell phone network or other public package switched network. Some of the information downlinked from the aircraft may include video imagery acquired by sensors integrated with the aircraft. In addition, some of the information uplinked to... Agent: Fish & Associates, PC Robert D. Fish
20090322880 - Car with moveable camera unit: A car includes a car body, a camera unit, a driving unit, a display unit, a processing unit and a power source unit. The car body includes a rear portion. The camera unit is moveably coupled to the rear portion and is configured to capture images. The driving unit is... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss
20090322878 - Image processor, image processing method, and vehicle including image processor: A visibility support system is provided which displays a wide field of view while absorbing camera installation errors. The visibility support system obtains a first conversion matrix H1 for projecting a captured image onto the ground, while a second conversion matrix H2 for projecting the captured image on a plane... Agent: Ndq&m Watchstone LLP
20090322879 - Method and device for the detection of defective pixels of an image recording sensor, preferably in a driver assistance system: In a method and an apparatus for detecting defective pixels of an image acquisition sensor, preferably in a driver assistance system, brightness values are evaluated statistically for each pixel while the image acquisition sensor is being operated as intended for image acquisition, at least one comparable parameter being determined for... Agent: Kenyon & Kenyon LLP
20090322881 - Video analysis, archiving and alerting methods and apparatus for a distributed, modular and extensible video surveillance system: Systems and methods are disclosed for analyzing, managing and cataloguing video tracks generated by a video surveillance system. Systems and methods operating in accordance with the present invention receive video tracks from a video surveillance system; analyze them for particular categories of, for example, objects or events, assign unique identifying... Agent: Harrington & Smith, PC
20090322882 - Image processing apparatus, image apparatus, image processing method, and program: Disclosed herein is an image processing apparatus including: a detection section configured to detect a motion area in a screen based on images taken, and output detection information; an accumulation section configured to accumulate the detection information for the past as outputted from the detection section; an area division section... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC
20090322883 - Method of producing a remote imaging array: The present invention provides a method of producing a remote imaging array. A first imaging sensor, having a focal axis, is coupled to a housing, having a curvilinear array axis, along the curvilinear array axis. A second imaging sensor, having a focal axis, is coupled to the housing along the... Agent: Jennifer S. Sickler
20090322884 - Apparatus and method for reading gauges and other visual indicators in a process control system or other data collection system: A portable apparatus includes a camera configured to capture images of multiple visual indicators. Each visual indicator, such as a gauge or meter, includes a display configured to present a reading. The portable apparatus also includes a recording device configured to store and/or transmit information associated with the captured images... Agent: Anthony Miologos Honeywell International Inc.
20090322885 - Image processing method, imaging apparatus, and storage medium storing control program of image processing method executable by computer: An image processing method is provided for detecting the position of a specific subject from a movie and combining a display of detection result indicating the detected position with the movie. The image processing method includes a step of determining, depending on a display time of the detection result, whether... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division
20090322886 - Pull-down signal detecting apparatus, pull-down signal detecting method, and interlace-progressive converter: According to the invention, a pull-down signal detecting apparatus includes: an interfield motion detecting module configured to determine whether or not an interfield motion between a first field signal and a second field signal exists by comparing a first counted number with a first threshold; an interframe motion determining module... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP
20090322887 - Image quality assessment method and image quality assessment apparatus for display apparatus: An image quality assessment method and an image quality assessment apparatus are provided. In the image quality assessment method, the contrast of a measurement pattern displayed on the display apparatus, the brightness of the background, and the resolution are adjusted, and thereby the luminance characteristic of the measurement pattern is... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20090322888 - Integrated circuit for detecting movements of persons: An integrated circuit processes image data of a video camera by determining the optical flow and uses this to calculate output data that are either a measure for the position and/or movement of body parts of persons, or that represent and code gestures of persons. Furthermore, an electronic data-processing system,... Agent: Kenyon & Kenyon LLP
20090322889 - Method and apparatus for illuminating users of video communication devices: A method for illuminating a user of a video communication device is disclosed. The method may include capturing a video image using the video communication device, determining video image quality factor values based on the captured video image, determining if the video image quality factor values exceed at least one... Agent: Prass LLP
20090322890 - Disabling operation of features on a handheld mobile communication device based upon location: Methods and devices for implementing subsystem or functional aspect restrictions on a wireless handheld communication device. Data defining geographical boundaries of a restricted operating area is stored on the device. The present position of the device is ascertained and a determination is made whether the device is located within the... Agent: Novak Druce + Quigg LLP (rim)
20090322891 - Signal processing apparatus, signal processing method, program and recording medium: A signal processing apparatus includes: an input unit receiving a first image generated by a first camera and higher-resolution second images generated by a plurality of second cameras; a similar portion detecting unit detecting a similar portion between part of a subject included in the first image and a subject... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.
20090322893 - Camera data management and user interface apparatuses, systems, and methods: In certain embodiments, a graphical user interface (“GUI”) including a live camera sensor view is displayed and, in response to the capture of a camera image, an image manager pane is displayed together with the live camera sensor view in the graphical user interface. The image manager pane includes a... Agent: Verizon Patent Management Group
20090322894 - Computer program product for photographic subject tracking, photographic subject tracking device, and camera: By a program stored in a computer program product for tracking a photographic subject, a computer executes a template matching step of performing template matching upon each frame of an input image with each of a plurality of template images and extracting a plurality of regions whose similarities with each... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20090322897 - Digital image processing apparatus having self-navigator function, and operation method of the digital image processing apparatus: A digital image processing apparatus and method are provided, particularly, a digital image processing apparatus having a self-navigator function for allowing capture of a self-image with a user-desired composition, and an operation method of the digital image processing apparatus. The digital image processing apparatus includes a digital signal processing unit... Agent: Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP Attn: Patent Docket Dept.
20090322899 - Fail safe image processing apparatus: Methods of capturing image pixel data representing a scene may be practiced using a camera and may be implemented as software, such as an application program executing within the camera. The methods are particularly advantageous where user modification to the camera control parameters leads to a difference between the values... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto
20090322898 - Image pickup apparatus and electronic device: An image processing method and apparatus operable for processing images is disclosed. The image processing method allows for drawing any given image in an output image on which various types of image processing have been performed. Such various types of image processing are, for example, correction of an image having... Agent: Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP
20090322896 - Image recording apparatus, image recording method, image processing apparatus, image processing method, and program: An image recording apparatus includes an imaging unit to obtain captured image data; an image configuration determining unit to determine an appropriate image configuration; an image configuration acquisition control unit to execute image configuration acquisition control to obtain captured image data of image content having the appropriate image configuration; a... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.
20090322895 - Image sensing apparatus and storage medium: An image sensing apparatus according to this invention includes an image sensing unit which sequentially generates still image data, a holding unit which holds a plurality of still image data, a display unit which displays the still image data, a setting unit which sets a predetermined state as the start... Agent: Frishauf, Holtz, Goodman & Chick, PC
20090322892 - Method and apparatus for calibrating and correcting shading non-uniformity of camera systems: The invention includes methods and apparatus for correcting shading non-uniformity in camera systems. A method includes capturing at least two sets of flatfield images from at least two sets of camera modules under first and second illuminant, respectively. Pixels for each image in the sets of flatfield images are then... Agent: Ratnerprestia
20090322900 - Wireless data transmitting method: A wireless data transmitted method is disclosed. Firstly, a carrier block is displayed. Then, color of the displayed carrier block is modulated in accordance with data to be transmitted. The data is transmitted by capturing an image of the displayed carrier block. The captured carrier block is recognized and the... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss
20090322902 - Imaging apparatus and exposure control method used for the same: An imaging apparatus includes a shutter drive section, an aperture blade drive section, an ND filter drive section, a light intensity detection section, a memory, and a control section. The shutter drive section opens and closes a shutter for a light receiving surface of a solid state image sensor. The... Agent: The Nath Law Group
20090322903 - Imaging system and method of driving the same: An object of the present invention is to provide an imaging system capable of improving S/N ratio and increasing dynamic range and a method of driving the imaging system suited to the improvement and increase. An imaging system includes: a solid-state imaging device having a plurality of pixels arranged in... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto
20090322901 - Method and apparatus providing rule-based auto exposure technique preserving scene dynamic range: A method and apparatus for applying exposure compensation to an image. Exposure correction limits inclusion of, but does not ignore, image highlights and lowlights.... Agent: Dickstein Shapiro LLP
20090322904 - Data recording/reproducing device, data recording/reproducing program and data reproducing device: A data recording/reproducing device includes: a position detection unit that detects information (hereafter referred to as position information) indicating a position at which data are acquired and reproduced; a determining unit that determines which specific set of geographical information, among a plurality of sets of geographical information defined in advance,... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20090322906 - Imaging apparatus, imaged picture recording method, and storage medium storing computer program: Upon an operation to full-press a shutter button being detected, a CPU detects human faces included in a picture imaged by an imaging unit, counts the number of the faces, and stores the number of the counted faces in a predetermined area of a memory unit. Thereafter, the CPU again... Agent: Frishauf, Holtz, Goodman & Chick, PC
20090322905 - Storage control device: A storage control device includes: a memory where a data file is temporarily stored; a read-out unit that sequentially reads out divided data segments of the data file; a storage medium that includes data storage areas having small areas and data management areas each corresponding to the small area, so... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20090322907 - Image obtainment method and apparatus: An image obtainment apparatus images an observation target to obtain an ordinary image by illuminating the observation target with illumination light and by receiving, at an imaging device, reflection light reflected from the observation target. Further, the apparatus generates spectral estimation image signals of a predetermined wavelength by performing spectral... Agent: Mcginn Intellectual Property Law Group, PLLC
20090322908 - System for capturing graphical images using hyperspectral illumination: A graphical scanner for scanning a graphical image includes a source for producing an optical beam, a monochromator for dividing the optical beam into a plurality of component beams for hyperspectral bandpasses, a director for directing the component beams to illuminate portions of the graphical image, a sensor for measuring... Agent: Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
20090322909 - Simulated reflective display: A method may be performed by a device having a camera and a display. The method may include identifying a graphical element to be presented on the display, capturing an image of an area in front of the display, determining information for distorting the captured image based on the graphical... Agent: Harrity & Harrity, LLP
20090322910 - Super-resolution digital zoom: When a user selects digital zooming in a camera such as might be included in a wireless telephone or PDA, a series of images are automatically obtained and superimposed using super-resolution techniques to produce an improved digital zoom image transparently to the user.... Agent: Rogitz & Associates
20090322911 - Pixel or column fixed pattern noise mitigation using partial or full frame correction: Systems and methods are provided that facilitate mitigating pixel or column fixed pattern noise in a CMOS imaging System-on-Chip (iSoC) sensor. Pixel or column fixed pattern noise can be recognized by gating a pixel array without firing a transfer signal (TX). Inhibiting the transfer signal can cause zero input to... Agent: Turocy & Watson, LLP
20090322912 - Pixel or column fixed pattern noise mitigation using partial or full frame correction with uniform frame rates: Systems and methods are provided that facilitate mitigating pixel or column fixed pattern noise in a CMOS imaging System-on-Chip (iSoC) sensor. For instance, pixel or column fixed pattern noise can be recognized by gating a pixel array without firing a transfer signal (TX). Inhibiting the transfer signal can cause zero... Agent: Turocy & Watson, LLP
20090322913 - Split transfer gate for dark current suppression in an imager pixel: A pixel with a photosensor and a transfer transistor having a split transfer gate. A first section of the transfer gate is connectable to a first voltage source while a second section of the transfer gate is connectable to a second voltage source. Thus, during a charge integration period of... Agent: Dickstein Shapiro LLP
20090322914 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method and computer-readable storage medium: An imaging apparatus includes a smear detection unit configured to detect the amount of smear from an image signal, a smear correction unit configured to execute smear correction based on the detected amount of smear, and an image processing unit configured to execute image processing based on the detected amount... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division
20090322915 - Speaker and person backlighting for improved aec and agc: Regions of interest in video image capture for communication purposes are selected based on one or more inputs based on sound source localization, multi-person detection, and active speaker detection using audio and/or visual cues. Exposure and/or gain for the selected region are automatically enhanced for improved video quality focusing on... Agent: Merchant & Gould (microsoft)
20090322916 - Signal processing system: A signal processing system includes: defining a nonlinear function; defining a set of requirements for an output signal; obtaining an input signal; applying a cubic polynomial fitting to approximate the nonlinear function and provide an approximated nonlinear function; assigning a set of fitted polynomial parameters to the approximated nonlinear function;... Agent: Law Offices Of Mikio Ishimaru
20090322917 - Solid-state imaging device: It is an object of the present invention to provide a solid-state imaging device capable of operating at high-speed, and suppressing the deterioration of image quality caused by coupling. A solid-state imaging device according to the present invention includes: pixels arranged in rows and columns; color filters each of which... Agent: Greenblum & Bernstein, P.L.C
20090322918 - Imaging apparatus and camera: An imaging apparatus having a function of enabling focus detection at high speed while exposing an image sensor to light. Imaging apparatus 1 has: a first photoelectric converting element (image sensor 10) that converts an optical image formed on an imaging plane into an electrical signal for forming an image... Agent: Pearne & Gordon LLP
20090322919 - Solid-state imaging device and electronic apparatus: A solid-state imaging device includes: a photoelectric conversion portion; a floating diffusion region; a transfer gate electrode made of an n-type semiconductor; a sidewall made of an n-type semiconductor formed on the photoelectric conversion portion side of the transfer gate electrode through an insulating film; and a sidewall made of... Agent: Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP
20090322920 - Operational amplifier for an active pixel sensor: The present invention includes operational amplifier for an active pixel sensor that detects optical energy and generates an analog output that is proportional to the optical energy. The active pixel sensor operates in a number of different modes including: signal integration mode, the reset integration mode, column reset mode, and... Agent: Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.l.l.c.
20090322921 - Solid-state imaging device: A solid-state imaging device includes: plural pixel cells, arranged in a matrix, each of which includes a photodiode which photoelectrically converts incident light, a transferring transistor which transfers a charge generated by the photodiode, a floating diffusion which accumulates the transferred charge, a reset transistor which resets a potential of... Agent: Greenblum & Bernstein, P.L.C
20090322923 - Photoelectric apparatus, method of fabricating photoelectric apparatus, and imaging apparatus: A photoelectric apparatus includes a substrate and an array of a plurality of pixels each having at least one photoelectric device including a lower electrode over the substrate, a photoelectric layer over the lower electrode, and an upper electrode over the photoelectric layer, the photoelectric apparatus further includes an electrically... Agent: Studebaker & Brackett PC
20090322925 - Providing current to compensate for spurious current while receiving signals through a line: Circuits, methods, and systems are disclosed in which a current is provided to compensate for spurious current while receiving signals through a line. For example, the spurious current can be sensed and the compensating current can be approximately equal to the sensed spurious current. The spurious current could include photocurrent... Agent: 3 Sigma Corporation Attn. Mr. Thomas Trayner, Ceo
20090322922 - Solid-state imaging apparatus: In order to suppress a variation of a signal held by each signal holding unit, a solid-state imaging apparatus of the present invention is characterized in that, when a clamp operation of a pixel output signal is performed in the signal holding unit, a time changing rate of an amplitude... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto
20090322924 - Solid-state imaging device driving method: Photosensitive cells each includes a photodiode (1), a transfer gate (2), a floating diffusion layer portion (3), an amplifying transistor (4), and a reset transistor (5). Drains of the amplifying transistors (4) of the photosensitive cells are connected to a power supply line (10), and a pulsed power supply voltage... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP
20090322926 - Image processing apparatus and image processing method: There is provided an image processing apparatus including: a display screen displaying a first image included in a continuously taken image group, a friction position detector detecting a friction position on the display screen rubbed by a user, and an image synthesizing unit synthesizing a pixel area of the first... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20090322927 - Camera: The present invention has an object in providing a camera with which further miniaturization is realized, in a camera having the bending optical system. A digital camera (301) has an imaging device (2), an outer case (302), a battery (22), a memory card (24), and a sub-substrate (21). The imaging... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP
20090322929 - Compact camera module: A camera module includes an image sensor package and a lens module. The image sensor package includes a base having an interior surface and an opposite exterior surface, an image sensor, a carrier plate and a plurality of passive elements. A cavity is defined on the interior surface of the... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss
20090322928 - Electro-optic imaging system with aberrated triplet lens compensated by digital image processing: An electro-optic imaging system includes an aberrated triplet lens, a detector subsystem and a digital image processing subsystem. The triplet lens is not fully corrected for all aberrations (typically suffering from significant spherical aberration), with the digital image processing subsystem compensating for deficiencies in the triplet lens. In this way,... Agent: Ricoh/fenwick
20090322930 - Portable electronic apparatus: A portable electronic apparatus includes a main body, a camera device, and a supplementary light device. The camera device and the supplementary light device are fixed on the main body. The supplementary light device includes a light module, a lens module, and a motor. The light module includes a circuit... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss
20090322931 - Digital camera module for portable electronic device: A digital camera module (100) includes a housing (80), a lens module (10), an image sensing module (30) and a focusing module (40). The lens module is secured in the housing and exposes out of the housing to receive light reflected from an object. The image sensing module is mounted... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss
20090322934 - Focus detection apparatus and control method therefor: A focus adjustment apparatus includes a detection unit configured to detect an object image to be focused from a captured image, a setting unit configured to set a focus detection region in the captured image, and a focus adjustment unit configured to adjust an in-focus state of an imaging optical... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division
20090322933 - Image capturing apparatus and control method for the same: An image capturing apparatus performs autofocus control that uses a face detection function. The image capturing apparatus sets a face region as an AF frame if face detection is successful. However, if a state in which face detection is successful transitions to a state in which face detection has failed,... Agent: Cowan Liebowitz & Latman P.C. John J Torrente
20090322932 - Image pickup apparatus, focus control method and focus control program: An image pickup apparatus includes: an in-focus operation section configured to drive a focus lens to move over a predetermined driving range in order to detect evaluation values each representing the strength of the contrast of an image signal generated based on a subject of an image pickup operation from... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.
20090322935 - Imaging apparatus and imaging method: An imaging apparatus includes an imaging unit configured to receive an optical image transmitted through a lens unit and configured to convert the image into image data, a target image detection unit configured to detect a target image satisfying a predetermined form from the image data converted by the imaging... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division
20090322936 - Auto focusing method for face detection of digital imaging device: A auto focusing method for face detection of a digital imaging device is described, in which high-frequency information of a focusing area is increased according to a size, a position of a face of a person to be shot, and an image area at least covering the face and body... Agent: Apex Juris, PLLC
20090322937 - Sealed camera assembly and heat removal system therefor: Sealed camera apparatus may include a generally closed chamber having at least one transparent window provided therein. A video camera mounted within the generally closed chamber receives light transmitted through the at least one transparent window. A radio transmitter mounted within the generally closed chamber is operatively associated with the... Agent: Battelle Energy Alliance, LLC
20090322938 - Method and related image processing apparatus utilized for combining color look-up table and video dac calibration mapping table: A signal processing apparatus for generating an output analog signal according to a raw digital signal is disclosed. The signal processing apparatus includes a DAC, a storage device, and an adjusting device. The storage device is utilized for storing a target mapping table equivalent to a combination of a predetermined... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation
20090322939 - Video scan converter: A video scan converter processes a video stream including a first coding unit, which has been obtained by encoding a pair of fields N1 and N2 that has come from a first frame of film video, and a second coding unit, which has been obtained by encoding a pair of... Agent: Mark D. Saralino (pan) Renner, Otto, Boisselle & Sklar, LLP
20090322940 - Apparatus and method for film source reconstruction: A method for film reconstruction includes identifying motion tear artifacts within a plurality of video fields of a stream of video fields. The motion tear artifacts identified by analyzing the video fields using fuzzy logic. The method also includes comparing the analysis of one video field to the analysis of... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated
20090322941 - Image processing device: According to the present invention, in converting an interlaced signal in 4:2:0 format into an interlaced signal in 4:2:2 format, diagonal correlation is detected using a luminance signal and color-difference signals are also interpolated diagonally based on a result of the detection. As a result, the quality of the image... Agent: Mark D. Saralino (pan) Renner, Otto, Boisselle & Sklar, LLP
20090322942 - Video de-interlacing with motion estimation: A method includes determining a lowest-score interpolation direction among a plurality of interpolation directions. The method further includes calculating a candidate pixel value by interpolating along the lowest-score interpolation direction. The method further includes applying a median function to a set of pixel values. The set of pixel values includes... Agent: Buckley, Maschoff & Talwalkar LLC
20090322943 - Telop collecting apparatus and telop collecting method: According to one embodiment, a telop display system includes an extracting module which extracts a telop region identified as an image of a telop from video image information of a television program, an image analyzing module which performs image analysis related to coordinates, a size, and a color scheme of... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP
20090322944 - Electronic device: An electronic device has a plurality of wired-connection terminals, a selection portion that selects one of the plurality of wired-connection terminals for input of source data, and a transmission portion that wiredly transmits a command requesting a shift to a normal-operation mode to another electronic device having a power-save mode... Agent: Ndq&m Watchstone LLP
20090322945 - Digital broadcast receiver: When display according scheduled program viewing is provided on multi-screen-display, a user may not even notice the display. First, upon the start of processing for display according to scheduled program viewing, which has been set in advance (for example, two minutes before the scheduled program viewing), at step S1, whether... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20090322946 - Image processing system, image processing method, and program: An image processing apparatus according to the present invention includes a plurality of input units configured to correspond to respective image data items to be obtained, an obtaining unit configured to obtain the image data items corresponding to the input units when the input units are operated, a determination unit... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division
20090322947 - Digital broadcast receiver: A digital broadcast receiver A according to the present embodiment includes a tuner 1, a demodulation unit 3, a TS recorder 5, a decoding unit 7, a combination unit 11 and a display 15. It further includes a control unit 17 that performs the overall control, a ROM 20a that... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20090322949 - Video signal processor and video signal processing method: According to one embodiment, a video signal processor includes an input module which receives a second video signal including control information for performing various specification about acquisition and display of a first video signal, an obtaining module which obtains the first video signal based on the specification of the control... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP
20090322948 - Wireless communication system for wirelessly transmitting setting information of display unit: In a wireless communication system including a source device for wirelessly transmitting a video signal, and a sink device for receiving the wirelessly transmitted video signal and displaying the received video signal on a display, the sink device reads out EDID information from a ROM and wirelessly transmits a wireless... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack L.L.P.
20090322950 - Receiver device, tuner, and television receiver: A receiver device is provided singly capable of applying demodulator circuits with differing frequency characteristics with respective signals of desired frequencies for the demodulator circuits. The receiver device in accordance with the present invention switches between a mode in which a digital signal having a frequency suitable for various signal... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C
20090322951 - Reduction of blocking artifacts in image decompression systems: A method and apparatus for reducing blocking artefacts in a decompressed image signal includes inputting the decompressed video signal and detecting locations of block and image content edges therein. Image content and block edges are discriminated between to remove or conceal the image content edges and the remaining block edges... Agent: Coats & Bennett, PLLC
20090322952 - Method for adjusting saturation and contrast of an area of an image and apparatus thereof: A method for adjusting saturation of an area of an image is disclosed. The method includes calculating a deviation level of a pixel in the area of the image by a processor and calculating a modified saturation value of the pixel in the area of the image according to the... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation
20090322953 - Method and apparatus for achieving selected audio/video and other functions: A method and apparatus are provided for reproducing an audio, video or data signal. The signal may be a digital input with each segment of the signal being broadcast at least two times, which broadcast transmissions are at time spaced intervals. The time spaced transmissions are stored in at least... Agent: Lando & Anastasi, LLP
20090322954 - Dynamic selection of 3d comb filter based on motion: A narrower bandwidth 3D comb filter is used to render a still motion portion of a video frame if motion in a moving portion of the frame exceeds a threshold, and otherwise a wider bandwidth 3D comb filter is used to render the still motion portion.... Agent: Rogitz & Associates
20090322955 - Data transmitting device, data transmitting method, audio-visual environment control device, audio-visual environment control system, and audio-visual environment control method: An audio-visual environment control system is provided for realizing control of an optimum audio-visual environment illumination in response to an atmosphere of a shot scene and a scene setting intended by an image creator. An image transmitting apparatus 10 is comprised of a data multiplexing portion 1 for multiplexing image... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20090322957 - Image processing method and related apparatus for calculating target motion vector used for image block to be interpolated: An image processing method includes: detecting a motion vector of a source image block within a first video image to determine a flag value of the source image block, wherein the flag is used for indicating whether image content of the source image block correspondingly includes sight variations; and determining... Agent: Edell, Shapiro & Finnan, LLC
20090322956 - System and method for motion estimation of digital video using multiple recursion rules: A system and method of providing motion estimation is disclosed. A recursive motion estimation module applies multiple recursive motion estimation rules which have complimentary performance advantages. A selection module provides a switching scheme which determines which rule to apply to a specific block within a video frame.... Agent: Knobbe, Martens, Olson, & Bear, LLP
20090322958 - Image processing apparatus and image processing method: An image processing apparatus capable of providing a plurality of image processing functions includes: a first controller to execute and control a plurality of application programs; and a second controller to execute and control a part of the plurality of application programs. When the power of the image processing apparatus... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.
20090322959 - Digital broadcast receiver: Reservation information is acquired (S1), it is determined whether or not there is any connection destination device (HDMI, recording/reproducing device) for a connection source device (television) (S2), and when there is no connection destination device, a warning that there is no connection device is displayed on a display device in... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20090322961 - System for digital television broadcasting using modified 2/3 trellis coding: Serially concatenated convolutional coding (SCCC) transmitting ancillary data within DTV signals incorporates the ⅔ trellis coding used for all DTV signals as its inner convolutional coding. The outer convolutional coding of the SCCC is subjected to _“anti-Gray”_ coding, either before or after its interleaving, but before its inner convolutional coding.... Agent: Allen Leroy Limberg, Esq.
20090322960 - Television broadcasting receiver: According to the embodiment of the invention, a television broadcasting receiver includes: an input terminal to which a television broadcasting signal is inputted, the second standard being different from the first standard; a printed circuit board having the input terminal substantially at the center of the printed circuit board and... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP
20090322962 - Method and apparatus for providing low resolution images in a broadcast system: Low resolution information streams are combined in a broadcast carrier and broadcast along with full resolution information streams down a television broadcast network. The low resolution streams may be decoded and displayed in mosaic display with multiple images from separate low resolution streams simultaneously displayed. When a user selects a... Agent: Motorola, Inc. Law Department
20090322963 - Receiving apparatus and receiving method: A receiving apparatus is disclosed which includes: an amplification section configured to amplify a received signal including a digital broadcast signal; a mixing section configured to mix the received signal amplified by the amplification section with a selective frequency signal so as to acquire an intermediate frequency signal; a demodulation... Agent: K&l Gates LLP
20090322964 - Broadcast receiving device: A broadcast receiving device capable of easily setting area information. A control unit of a DVR transmits an acquisition request for area information to a TV. When the control unit receives a response to the acquisition request from the TV, the control unit extracts area information from the received response... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack L.L.P.
20090322966 - Television tuner: A television tuner capable of receiving digital television signals and analog television signals comprises: a mixer circuit that converts the received television signals into signals of an intermediate-frequency band, and an intermediate-frequency tuning circuit being connected to a rear end of the mixer circuit and set to a tuning frequency... Agent: Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione
20090322965 - Virtual channel table for a broadcast protocol and method of broadcasting and receiving broadcast signals using the same: A virtual channel table for broadcasting protocol and a method for broadcasting by using the virtual channel table includes identification information identifying and permitting discrimination of active and inactive channels contained in the virtual channel table. At a receiver, the virtual channel table transmitted from the transmitting side is parsed,... Agent: Mckenna Long & Aldridge LLP
20090322967 - Notebook computer having projection function: A notebook computer having projection function includes a mainframe, a display, and a compact projector. The compact projector is pivotally disposed at the upper portion of a frame area, and is electrically connected with the mainframe so as to receive signals therefrom. The compact projector projects images identical to those... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC
20090322968 - Video projector and method for controlling video projector: A video projector includes: a signal processor; a display device; an optical unit configured to emit light for projecting an image displayed on a display screen of the display device toward a projection surface; and a detection module configured to detect an inclination, with respect to the projection surface, of... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP
20090322969 - Static retention mode for display panels: A video display method consistent with certain embodiments involves sampling video from a video source using a sample and hold frame buffer such that frames are received and stored as the frames of video information are supplied from the video source at a refresh interval to a video display panel... Agent: Miller Patent Services12/24/2009 > patent applications in patent subcategories. patent applications/inventions, industry category
20090315972 - System and method for remote data acquisition and distribution: Methods and systems for remote data collection and distribution include components and operations for receiving, at a server, data transmitted by a first client device via a communication network. The method may also include selecting, by one or more client devices associated with the communication network, a second device to... Agent: Baker Botts L.L.P.
20090315973 - Processing video communication data: The present invention provides a method of processing video data in a video communication system, and a corresponding program and apparatus. The method comprises: receiving first video data at a first terminal from a second terminal; generating second video data at the first terminal for transmission to the second terminal;... Agent: Hamilton, Brook, Smith & Reynolds, P.C.
20090315974 - Video conferencing device for a communications device and method of manufacturing and using the same: A video conferencing device for improving video quality when a communications device is used for a video conference. In one embodiment the device includes (1) a data collection module for collecting data regarding the location and orientation of a user's face relative to a camera on a communications device; and... Agent: Hitt Gaines, PC Alcatel-lucent
20090315975 - Systems, methods, and media for providing cascaded multi-point video conferencing units: Systems, methods, and media for providing cascaded multi-point video conferencing units are provided. In some embodiments, systems for providing cascaded multi-point conference units are provided, the systems comprising: at least one encoder that encodes a video signal into representations using a scalable video protocol based on required configurations of parameters... Agent: Byrne Poh LLP
20090315971 - System and method for providing a perception of a continuous surface 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.
20090315976 - Message propagation- based stereo image matching system: A stereo image matching system includes an image processing unit for converting input images inputted from a first and a second image acquisition unit into digital signals to output first and second pixel data; and an image matching unit for computing at least two of an upward, a downward, a... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC
20090315977 - Method and apparatus for processing three dimensional video data: A video processing method and apparatus, the video processing method including: decoding two-dimensional video data; adjusting a brightness of the decoded two-dimensional video data; converting the brightness-adjusted two-dimensional video data into three-dimensional video data; and displaying the three-dimensional video data.... Agent: Stein Mcewen, LLP
20090315980 - Image processing method and apparatus: An image processing method including outputting a predetermined region of one or more frames of video data as a two-dimensional (2D) image and other regions of the one or more frames as a three-dimensional (3D) image by using meta data of the video data, where the meta data includes information... Agent: Stein Mcewen, LLP
20090315981 - Image processing method and apparatus: An image processing method and an image processing apparatus, the image processing method including: extracting background depth information and object depth information from meta data with respect to video data; creating a depth map for a background of a frame of the video data using the background depth information; and... Agent: Stein Mcewen, LLP
20090315979 - Method and apparatus for processing 3d video image: A 3D video image processing method including: acquiring three-dimensional (3D) format information of a video image generated from video data to determine a 3D format of the video image; generating, from a first graphic image, a second graphic image corresponding to the determined 3D format of the video image using... Agent: Stein Mcewen, LLP
20090315982 - Arrangement and method for the recording and display of images of a scene and/or an object: The invention relates to an arrangement and a method for the recording and display of images of a scene and/or an object. They are suitable especially for the spatially perceived display of the recorded images. The problem of finding a new way of recording, with the least possible effort, images... Agent: Reed Smith, LLP Attn: Patent Records Department
20090315983 - Image display device comprising an imaging matrix: The invention relates to an image display device comprising an imaging matrix, which consists of imaging elements which are arranged in a lateral manner, for example, lenticulars or a lens array, and a plurality of point elements which are disposed on a object plane and which are formed from the... Agent: Saul Ewing LLP (philadelphia)
20090315984 - Voice responsive camera system: A camera system includes a driver rotating a rotor and an attached supporter. Two sound sensors on the supporter measure sound signals from an acoustic source. A camera on the supporter is aligned with the acoustic source when the driver rotates the supporter according to differences between the sound signals.... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss
20090315986 - Endoscope apparatus: An endoscope apparatus has an image pickup element, an image pickup element housing tube that houses the image pickup element, a heat transfer member that is in contact with the image pickup element and the image pickup element housing tube, and a resin that seals the interior of the image... Agent: Scully Scott Murphy & Presser, PC
20090315985 - Processor device and method for displaying image: A processor device is connected to an electronic endoscope having a CCD. The processor device produces an observation image from an image signal of the electronic endoscope. In image quality adjustment, a menu screen is generated based on an external command. Superimposing the menu screen on the observation image produces... Agent: Mcginn Intellectual Property Law Group, PLLC
20090315987 - Rapid detection of replicating cells: The invention enables efficient, rapid, and sensitive enumeration of living cells by detecting microscopic colonies derived from in situ cell division using large area imaging. Microbial enumeration tests based on the invention address an important problem in clinical and industrial microbiology—the long time needed for detection in traditional tests—while retaining... Agent: Clark & Elbing LLP
20090315988 - Observation device, inspection device and inspection method: An inspection device is configured having: an illumination unit that illuminates a wafer with illumination light having a plurality of kinds of wavelengths; a photographing unit that photographs the image of the wafer illuminated with the illumination light; and an image processing unit that generates an inspection image of the... Agent: Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP
20090315989 - Tactile sensor using elastomeric imaging: A tactile sensor includes a photosensing structure, a volume of elastomer capable of transmitting an image, and a reflective skin covering the volume of elastomer. The reflective skin is illuminated through the volume of elastomer by one or more light sources, and has particles that reflect light incident on the... Agent: Gauthier & Connors, LLP
20090315990 - Apparatus for surveillance camera system: The present invention relates to surveillance systems using closed circuit television surveillance cameras, and in particular, to an apparatus that reduces the amount of heat received by a sensor of a surveillance camera. The apparatus comprises a first enclosure containing a lens assembly, a sensor coupled to the lens assembly,... Agent: Honeywell International Inc. Patent Services
20090315991 - Wireless video surveillance jamming and interference prevention: A wireless video surveillance system having automatic self-configuration of the input capture devices and digital input recorder(s), and further including jamming and interference prevention capabilities.... Agent: Triangle Patents, P.l.l.c.
20090315992 - Image capturing device for a driver assistance system: An image capturing device for a driver assistance system having a mobile communication device includes an image sensor and a holding device for holding the mobile communication device in a vehicle. The holding device includes a device adapter for accommodating the communication device, a vehicle adapter disposed in a manner... Agent: Kenyon & Kenyon LLP
20090315993 - Image pickup and method of detecting road status: An image pickup including a lens array having a substrate on which multiple lenses are provided; a filter including at least two polarizer areas with respective perpendicular axes which are separated according to beams of light which have passed through the respective lenses of the lens array; an image pickup... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.
20090315994 - Security camera with magnetic adjustor: A security camera with magnetic adjustor has a camera body and a front cap assembly. The camera body has a case, an optoelectronical module and at least one magnetic adjustor. The optoelectronical module is coaxially mounted in the case and has a camera lens. The at least one magnetic adjustor... Agent: Hershkovitz & Associates, LLC
20090315995 - Mobile computing devices, architecture and user interfaces based on dynamic direction information: Mobile endpoints are provided that enable direction based pointing services including a positional component for receiving positional information as a function of a location of the portable electronic device, a directional component that outputs direction information as a function of an orientation of the portable electronic device and a location... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20090315997 - Image processing method, imaging apparatus, and storage medium storing control program of image processing method executable by computer: An image processing method is provided for detecting the position of a specific subject from a movie and combining a display of detection result indicating the detected position with the movie. The image processing method includes a step of determining, depending on a display time of the detection result, whether... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division
20090315996 - Video tracking systems and methods employing cognitive vision: Video tracking systems and methods include a peripheral master tracking process integrated with one or more tunnel tracking processes. The video tracking systems and methods utilize video data to detect and/or track separately several stationary or moving objects in a manner of tunnel vision. The video tracking system includes a... Agent: Ivan David Zitkovsky Ph.d PC
20090315998 - Self diagnostics of tv: In accord with certain embodiments consistent with the present invention, a television diagnostic method involves providing a user selectable menu selection on the television display that invokes a diagnostic process; upon a user invoking the diagnostic process, carrying out a plurality of functional tests upon the television set; reading user... Agent: Miller Patent Services
20090315999 - Frequency component measuring device: A frequency component measuring device formed in a simple structure and enabling a reduction in measurement time and an increase in measurement accuracy. The frequency component measuring device comprises mixers 10, 20 and local oscillators 12, 22, and the like, as a plurality of frequency changing units changing the frequencies... Agent: Patenttm.us
20090316000 - Utilizing an audio signal to monitor a program with a technique that is operable even during a mute mode: An apparatus for monitoring a program signal received from a broadcast source that is to be performed by reproduction equipment, wherein an audio portion of the program signal is broadcast in combination with a monitoring code to provide a combined audio signal, comprising a switch, a code detector, and a... Agent: Cohen, Pontani, Lieberman & Pavane LLP
20090316001 - Method and apparatus for testing a video processing system: A method of testing an aircraft video system using a handheld video testing apparatus is described. The aircraft video system includes a video processing system and at least one display. The method includes generating a digital test image utilizing the video testing apparatus, receiving the digital test image at the... Agent: John S. Beulick (24691) Armstrong Teasdale LLP
20090316002 - Image-capturing system diagnostic device, image-capturing system diagnostic program product and image-capturing device for monitoring foreign matter: An image-capturing system diagnostic device includes: an image acquisition unit that obtains an image; and a monitoring unit that monitors a quantity of foreign matter present in an optical path by generating defect information indicating a defect at pixels caused by the foreign matter in the optical path based upon... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20090316003 - Pinned-contact oscillating liquid lens and imaging system: An oscillating liquid lens and imaging system and method employing the lens are provided. The liquid lens includes a substrate with a channel opening extending therethrough between a first and second surface. A liquid drop is disposed within the channel and is sized with a first droplet portion, including a... Agent: Heslin Rothenberg Farley & Mesiti PC
20090316004 - Electronic device: An electronic device having a clock portion for counting time and having the time on the clock portion set based on time information acquired from outside has a notification portion that communicates information of the time counted by the clock portion to an external device via a physical line. Alternatively,... Agent: Ndq&m Watchstone LLP
20090316005 - Imaging apparatus, adapter device thererof, and information processing method: A method for processing information in an adapter device for an imaging apparatus includes acquiring user identification information registered in the imaging apparatus connected to the adapter device, acquiring user identification information of a person identification reference database stored in a storage medium inserted in the adapter device, determining whether... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division
20090316007 - Recording media control apparatus, recording media controlling method, and computer program: A recording media control apparatus is disclosed which includes: a host interface configured to connect recording media to a recording media unit, the recording media being subject to the writing and reading of data thereto and therefrom, the recording media unit incorporating an internal temperature sensor; an access request section... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.
20090316006 - Camera and method of image transmission by local network: The invention relates to digital equipment (10) capable of supplying image data comprising local wireless network communications (12) and a physical connection interface (14, 15, 18). According to the invention, the equipment also has means of detecting (16, 20) a mute connection of the interface (14, 18) to a connector... Agent: Eastman Kodak Company Patent Legal Staff
20090316008 - Curved flat cable: A curved flat cable (32) for electrically connecting a cards cage (18) and a charged coupled device (CCD) (12) can be freely rotated coaxially in respect to the cards cage, and includes a curved shaped insulating film and a set of separate plated conductor strips (23, 44) disposed on the... Agent: Amelia A. Buharin, Patent Legal Staff, Eastman Kodak Company
20090316012 - Method of processing multiple video images: c
20090316009 - Apparatus, method, and program for processing image: An image processing apparatus includes a correction parameter calculation unit for calculating a motion blur correction parameter for motion blur correction on the basis of motion information indicating a motion of an image between unit images, the unit images forming image data, and shutter speed information obtained at the image... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20090316010 - Image pickup device, image blur correcting method, and program: An image pickup device includes: an image pickup optical system configured to form a subject image; an image pickup element configured to generate a picked-up image from the subject image formed by the image pickup optical system; an image blur detecting section configured to output an image blur signal using... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.
20090316011 - Image detecting module: The invention provides an image detecting module including a base, a carrier movably disposed on the base, an image detecting unit disposed on the carrier, a contact portion fixed to the carrier, and a fixed member fixed to the base. The fixed member has a protrusion movably contacting a recess... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP
20090316014 - Apparatus and method for capturing digital images: An apparatus and method for capturing digital images are provided. The digital capturing apparatus includes an image pickup unit obtaining light field data to change a view of a captured image and refocus the captured image, and a data processor generating a refocusing image using the light field data, wherein... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20090316016 - Image pickup apparatus, control method of image pickup apparatus and image pickup apparatus having function to detect specific subject: Disclosed is an image pickup apparatus 100 including an image display section 32 to identify and display a face which is detected in an image frame, an operation section 4 having cursor buttons of up, down, left and right and a set button which are respectively corresponded with a plurality... Agent: Frishauf, Holtz, Goodman & Chick, PC
20090316017 - Imaging apparatus, data communicating system, and data communicating method: An imaging apparatus is so configured that the imaging apparatus and an external electronic device are connected, and when the imaging apparatus is in a power-save mode state, if a predetermined button on an external electronic device-use remote controller is depressed, the imaging apparatus is shifted from the power-save mode... Agent: Novak Druce Deluca + Quigg LLP
20090316015 - Solid-state image pickup device, signal processing method for the same, and image pickup apparatus using the same: A solid-state image pickup device includes: comparators; counters; and a control portion for carrying out control in such a way that in a phase of an addition mode, the two comparators and the two counters corresponding to the two pixel columns, respectively, are set as a unit, 1 is added... Agent: Robert J. Depke Lewis T. Steadman
20090316013 - System and method for processing medical graphics data: A medical imaging device system is provided which obviates the need for certain costly components conventionally found in such systems. In a disclosed embodiment, a direct video output from one or more imaging devices is provided to a video capture unit, rather than having the output processed by a conventional... Agent: Hugh R. Kress Browning Bushman P.C.
20090316018 - Image signal processing method and image signal processing device: It is possible to improve a response of a dynamic range expansion processing. The present image signal processing method includes a first step (ST2) of extracting distribution parameters from a distribution of pixel signal levels composing an image signal of one picture, a second step (ST4, ST5) of determining a... Agent: Hogan & Hartson L.L.P.
20090316019 - Tone adjustment method for digital image and electronic apparatus using the same: A tone adjustment method for a digital image and an electronic apparatus using the same are presented. The method includes steps. A digital image is loaded. A detail image layer and a primary image layer are generated according to the digital image. A tone mapping procedure is performed on the... Agent: Workman Nydegger 1000 Eagle Gate Tower
20090316020 - Signal processing apparatus, signal processing method, control program, readable recording medium, solid-state image capturing apparatus, and electronic information device: A signal processing apparatus according to the present invention includes: a common pre-processing section for performing signal processing common to a photographed image process and a flicker detection process on an input image signal; a photographed image processing section for performing image signal processing for a displayed image on an... Agent: Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge LLP
20090316021 - Image replay system, digital camera, and image replay device: An image replay system includes a digital camera and an image replay device. The image replay device includes an image recording unit that acquires image information from the digital camera and records it upon a recording medium, a replay unit that replays the image information recorded upon the recording medium,... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20090316022 - Image resizing device and image resizing method: The present invention offers images fully satisfactory to a user with simple processing schemes. An image resizing device, resizing at least a part of an input image, includes: a first boundary setting unit which sets n−1 first boundaries perpendicular to a first direction; a second boundary setting unit which sets... Agent: Greenblum & Bernstein, P.L.C
20090316023 - Noise reduction method and noise reduction apparatus: The present invention provides a noise reduction method and apparatus for use in reducing noise of a digital image. The noise reduction apparatus comprises a threshold value generating unit, a determining unit, and an adjusting unit. The threshold value generating unit generates a noise threshold value according to a target... Agent: Wpat, PC Intellectual Property Attorneys
20090316024 - Image edge detection apparatus and method, image sharpness emphasizing apparatus and method, recorded meduim recorded the program performing it: The present invention relates to an apparatus for and a method of providing a sharper image by preventing the deterioration of an image caused by the difference in dynamic ranges of a center part and a surrounding part of the image photographed by an image sensor or by the difference... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20090316025 - Image pickup: An image pickup including a light emission portion that irradiates an object with near infrared; and an image pickup portion that receives a reflection light image of the object by the near infrared. The image pickup portion includes a lens array containing a substrate on which multiple lenses to respectively... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.
20090316026 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method and manufacturing apparatus: An image processing apparatus having a plurality of Bayer arrays each including 4 pixels sharing a common electrode connected to a vertical signal line wherein: each of the pixels has a pixel electrode connected to a horizontal signal line; and the location of each of the horizontal signal lines and... Agent: Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP
20090316027 - Image acquisition device with antenna module: An image acquisition device with an antenna module is described. A signal transmission line is electrically connected to an image acquisition unit and the antenna module, so as to deliver an image acquired by the image acquisition unit and a signal received by the antenna module via the signal transmission... Agent: Stevens & Showalter LLP
20090316028 - Methods and apparatus for reducing color material related defects in imagers: A film is used on the surface of a color filter array to keep tiny particles that remain on the surface so that they do not interfere during subsequent processing steps. The particles may be the result of forming the color filter array or other structures. The film can prevent... Agent: Dickstein Shapiro LLP
20090316029 - Solid-state image pickup apparatus: A solid-state image pickup apparatus includes: an image pickup portion in which are arranged a plurality of pixels with a photo-electric conversion element, the pixels which generate and output a signal in accordance with the intensity of an incident electromagnetic wave; a frequency conversion portion that includes a link circuit... Agent: Westerman, Hattori, Daniels & Adrian, LLP
20090316030 - Partial row readout for image sensor: An image sensor includes a color filter array, sense amplifiers, multiplexing circuitry, and an output. The color filter array acquires image data using an array of M columns and N rows of pixels. The sense amplifiers are coupled to the color filter array for reading out image data from the... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP
20090316031 - Cmos solid state imaging device: Each pixel of a pixel matrix portion includes a photo diode, a floating diffusion, a transfer transistor for transferring a storage charge of the photo diode to the floating diffusion in response to a transfer pulse, a reset transistor for resetting the floating diffusion in response to a reset pulse,... Agent: Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
20090316033 - Image sensing apparatus: An image sensing apparatus comprises: a pixel array; a driving unit; a readout unit which, when performing still image shooting parallel to movie shooting, reads out, in each of successive frame periods, first signals from a first pixel group, and reads out, over the successive frame periods, second signals of... Agent: Cowan Liebowitz & Latman P.C. John J Torrente
20090316032 - Image sensor and method of manufacturing image sensor: An image sensor includes an increase portion for impact-ionizing and increasing signal charges, a charge increasing electrode for applying a voltage increasing the signal charges to the increase portion and an insulating film provided between the charge increasing electrode and the increase portion, wherein the insulating film includes a first... Agent: Ditthavong Mori & Steiner, P.C.
20090316034 - Solid state image sensing device: A column A/D converter includes two column A/D converting elements. Each of the column A/D converting elements is operable to divide a pixel signal read out from a pixel array into two blocks i.e. an upper block constituted of upper two bit data, and a lower block constituted of lower... Agent: Sidley Austin LLP
20090316035 - Solid-state imaging device, method for driving solid-state imaging device, and imaging apparatus: A solid-state imaging device includes an imaging unit, a charge control unit, and a horizontal transfer unit. The imaging unit includes a plurality of pixels arranged into a matrix for performing photoelectric conversion, and a plurality of vertical transfer units arranged in columns for vertically transferring signal charges of the... Agent: Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP
20090316036 - Apparatus for a combination camcorder-handset device: A combination camcorder handset device in a clam-shell form factor that has at least two operational modes—one of which is a phone mode wherein the device is used by holding the device to the ear and talking, and another of which is a camera mode wherein the device is rotated... Agent: Courtney Staniford & Gregory LLP
20090316037 - Imaging device: Disclosed herein is an imaging device including: a body portion; a lens mount portion provided on the body portion for mounting a detachable taking lens; a body-side coupler provided in the body portion and adapted to be connected to a lens-side coupler of the taking lens in mounting the taking... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.
20090316038 - Modular camera system: A modular camera system, including a camera which is disposed in a first housing that has a first contact element, and a signal processing and control unit which is disposed in a second housing that has a second contact element, the first housing being couplable with the second housing in... Agent: Kenyon & Kenyon LLP
20090316039 - Electronic device and photographic device: An electronic device includes: at least one switch which is arranged at a printed circuit board; at least one operation member which is capable of pressing the at least one switch; a support member which has at least one arm part configured to support the at least one operation member... Agent: Dickstein Shapiro LLP
20090316040 - Camera module: A camera module includes a lens barrel, a lens holder, an image pickup device, and a plurality of springs supporting the lens holder in such a manner that the lens holder is movable along an optical axis of an imaging optical system. Each of the springs includes first and second... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.
20090316041 - Method and apparatus for processing image data: A method and apparatus of processing image data comprises receiving a video data signal where each pixel is represented by one or more digitized components, each digitized component being represented by a first set of binary digits and a second set of binary digits. The first set of binary digits... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd
20090316044 - Method and associated apparatus for determining motion vectors: A method and an associated apparatus for determining a motion vector are disclosed. The method includes performing block matching for a first block where an interpolated block is located according to the first frame and the second frame to generate a first candidate motion vector of the interpolated block, performing... Agent: Edell, Shapiro & Finnan, LLC
20090316043 - Method and related apparatus for generating interpolated frame according to spatial relationship result and temporal matching difference: A method for generating an interpolated frame includes: calculating a temporal matching difference corresponding to a target motion vector of a current block by performing a motion estimation on the current block; deriving a spatial relationship result according to the target motion vector and motion vectors corresponding to a plurality... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation
20090316042 - Video processing methods and related devices for determining target motion vector: A video processing method for determining a target motion vector of a target image block includes: selecting a specific directional group from a plurality of directional groups by comparing penalty or likelihood of each direction specified by the directional groups, wherein the penalty of a direction is calculated by comparing... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation
20090316045 - Sequential scanning conversion device and method: According to one embodiment, a motion detection correction module is provided which corrects the result of detection by a motion detector, which detects motion in one frame on a pixel-by-pixel basis, for each of small regions obtained by dividing the entire picture on the basis of the result of detection... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP
20090316046 - Captioned image reproducing device, captioned image reproducing method and program: A control unit creates caption management data having plural caption texts to which caption display times each indicating a time of starting reproduction of each caption text are added and plural images in association with one another in accordance with a reproduction order, and stores the caption management data in... Agent: Cohen, Pontani, Lieberman & Pavane LLP
20090316047 - Image processing apparatus: An image processing apparatus comprising: a plurality of input terminals to which a plurality of image transmitting apparatuses that transmit image data can be connected; a plurality of output terminals to which a plurality of image receiving apparatuses that receive image data can be connected; an image processing section that... Agent: Mark D. Saralino (general) Renner, Otto, Boisselle & Sklar, LLP
20090316048 - Apparatus and method for image processing in spatial light modulated display systems: Embodiments of the invention provide a circuit for peaking video signals to be provided to a dynamic range limiter for displaying images on a display device. The circuit comprises a peaking filter including a filter input configured to receive a video signal. A first filter output provides a peaking signal... Agent: Robert D. Shedd, Patent Operations Thomson Licensing LLC
20090316049 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method and program: An edge detection unit performs edge detection on a frame of a moving image. A vertical line extraction unit of a block vertical boundary position detection unit extracts a vertical edge having an intensity equal to or lower than a noise determination threshold from edges detected by the edge detection... Agent: Foley And Lardner LLP Suite 500
20090316050 - Split edge enhancement architecture: A system and method for enhancing the detail edges and transitions in an input video signal. This enhancement may be accomplished by enhancing small detail edges before up-scaling and enhancing large amplitude transitions after up-scaling. For example, detail edge enhancement (detail EE) may be used to enhance the fine details... Agent: Kenyon & Kenyon LLP
20090316051 - Moving picture distribution apparatus: To provide a moving picture distribution apparatus for realizing the distribution of moving pictures whose main contents cannot be viewed without viewing a CM, the moving picture distribution apparatus (100) includes a first moving picture information acquisition device (101) for acquiring moving picture data having first moving picture coded data... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20090316052 - Circuit for transmitting/receiving video signal using power line: The present invention is relating to a circuit for transmitting and receiving an image signal using a power line, wherein the transmitting circuit comprises; a bias unit for controlling a bias voltage of an image signal taken by a CCD camera; a differential amplifier, to which a power is supplied... Agent: Seed Intellectual Property Law Group PLLC
20090316053 - Mobile digital television demodulation circuit and method: Pilot processing logic, depending upon which modulation scheme of wireless digital mobile television signals is being received, produces both fractional frequency offset and fractional timing offset for symbols for a respective modulation scheme whether the modulation scheme employs pilot or non-pilot information. As such, in operation, the pilot processing logic... Agent: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. C/o Vedder Price P.C.
20090316054 - Characteristic voice dependent recognition wireless universal remote control capabilities: A Characteristic Voice Dependent Recognition Wireless Universal Remote Control Capabilities has a power management mode controller with an Alternative Satellite long range wireless cordless phone functionality that includes administer change of controls conditions between communication equipment and universal remote control equipment bridged between a base unit with Satellites server features... Agent: Catherine Bailey
20090316055 - Remote control: A remote control includes a display, a memory, a control unit, and an electronic dictionary stored in the memory. The electronic dictionary is configured for execution by the control unit to receive character information inputted in a first language, to translate the character information from the first language to a... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss
20090316056 - Digital picture frame device and system: A digital picture frame device and system for displaying digital content. The digital picture frame device includes a display screen, a frame surrounding a periphery of the display screen, a compartment accessible by an opening in a side surface of the frame, a movable door for selectively covering the opening,... Agent: Dla Piper LLP (us )
20090316057 - Seatback entertainment display system: A seatback entertainment display system for a vehicle is provided having a support member extending from a seatback frame, and an adjustment mechanism coupled to the support member, and a display device coupled to the adjustment mechanism. The support member may be a cantilever type beam or frame extending upwardly... Agent: Foley & Lardner LLP12/17/2009 > patent applications in patent subcategories. patent applications/inventions, industry category
20090309955 - Ad hoc telepresence manager: In one embodiment, a method for managing ad hoc telepresence sessions is described. The method includes sensing a presence of a user in an ad hoc telepresence zone. The method also includes managing a list of contacts associated with the user. The method also includes determining an availability of a... Agent: Wilson & Ham Pmb: 348
20090309956 - Techniques to manage a whiteboard for multimedia conference events: Techniques to manage a whiteboard for multimedia conference events are described. An apparatus may comprise a whiteboard manager component operative to manage whiteboard recording, image processing and reproduction operations for a multimedia conference event. The whiteboard manager component may comprise an image quantizer module operative to receive an image of... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20090309957 - Omnidirectional imaging apparatus: A line sensor of an imaging unit is rotated on an imaging surface to perform scanning, thereby sequentially acquiring image data of an omnidirectional image in all directions that is formed by an imaging optical system. A panoramic image forming unit forms a panoramic image on the basis of the... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20090309958 - Display device: A display device provides first and second images. The display device includes a display panel having electro-optical elements, including a first element group with first-image display elements displaying the first image and a second element group with second-image display elements displaying the second image. A light advance control unit controls... Agent: Workman Nydegger 1000 Eagle Gate Tower
20090309959 - Stereoscopic image projector and adapter for stereoscopic image projector: A stereoscopic image projector includes: an image generator configured to generate three left-eye wavelength-specific images and three right-eye wavelength-specific images having different wavelengths by modulating three light beams having the different wavelengths in spatial modulators; an image combiner configured to combine the three left-eye wavelength-specific images into a single left-eye... Agent: Frommer Lawrence & Haug LLP
20090309960 - Portable multispectral imaging systems: Multiport multispectral portable imaging systems having at least two cameras with charge-coupled device sensors, a front lens unit, at least two rear lens units, a beamsplitter, and at least two bandpass filters is used to detect contaminants on food.... Agent: Usda, Ars, Ott
20090309961 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method and image processing program: There is provided an image processing apparatus that includes a feature data calculating unit, a distribution map generating unit, and a display control unit. The feature data calculating unit calculates feature data of each image contained in a group of sequential images that are taken by an image taking apparatus.... Agent: Scully Scott Murphy & Presser, PC
20090309962 - Biological feature input device and biological feature input method: To obtain biological feature information of high authentication accuracy. A biological feature input device includes an imaging device, and a finger guide for guiding the finger to a position at which the image of the finger can be picked up. The finger guide is configured with a finger abutment part... Agent: Mr. Jackson Chen
20090309963 - Microscope imaging system, its storage medium storing exposure adjustment program, and its method: A microscope imaging system includes obtaining a second image area being a focus area composed of one or more pixels arbitrarily specified in a first image area indicated by an entire area or a predetermined area of an outputted image; generating a first brightness histogram of the first image area... Agent: Scully Scott Murphy & Presser, PC
20090309964 - Portable viewing device: There is a portable viewing device for viewing difficult to view areas, wherein the portable viewing device includes a telescoping wand. The wand includes a body housing. The body housing includes a wireless transmission module, a first end including a selectably rechargeable power module configured to dock with a recharge... Agent: Advantia Law Group
20090309965 - Testing method, testing and processing system, processing device, testing device, manufacturing/testing device, and manufacturing/testing method: An inspecting method for grasping the inspection result on an intermediate (or an n-th) treatment without long extension of time, in case predetermined treatments of a predetermined number (N times) are exerted on a plurality of sheets running on a conveyor line, before all the treatments of N-times are ended.... Agent: Young & Thompson
20090309966 - Method of detecting moving objects: A method for detecting moving objects includes: (a) capturing and establishing a background image; (b) capturing at least one current image; (c) transforming the background image and the current image from an RGB color format into an HSI color format; (d) subtracting the background image from the current image according... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation
20090309968 - Accessorizable security camera: An accessorizable security camera has at least one functional accessory and a camera body having a case, security camera optoelectronical module, a front cap assembly and a rear cap. The case is tubular and has a front opening, a rear opening, an outer surface and at least one guiding structure.... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC
20090309969 - Camera system for monitoring a space area: A camera system for monitoring a space area has a camera unit including an image sensor and a number of optical elements which form an imaging optics. A system body has at least one receptacle for the camera unit. A mounting part serves for aligning the system body relative to... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C
20090309967 - Hand-held inspection tool and method: The hand-held inspection tool enhances the ability of an on-site inspector to detect and communicate the presence of contamination on an object or in an area. An on-site inspector directs an excitation light in the sensing head of the tool into an area of interest. If the targeted contamination is... Agent: Usda, Ars, Ott
20090309970 - Vehicle operation system and vehicle operation method: A vehicle operation system has: a shot image acquisition portion acquiring a shot image from an image shooting device mounted on a vehicle; an input portion to which movement information on the vehicle is input; and a display portion displaying an image based on the movement information in a form... Agent: Ndq&m Watchstone LLP
20090309971 - Device for opening a vehicle lock and for capturing an image on the exterior of the vehicle: This device has the double function of opening the lock upon actuation of a handle (20), and as the need may arise, of capturing the exterior of the vehicle in an image via a camera (31). In order to optimally carry out these two tasks, and for a space-saving configuration,... Agent: Friedrich Kueffner
20090309972 - Drive recorder and system: It is an object to provide a drive recorder and a system that that can reduce operations for adjusting an attachment position of a camera. The drive recorder for recording images captured by a camera in a recording medium includes, mode selection means for selecting an angle adjustment mode of... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20090309973 - Camera control apparatus and camera control system: A camera control apparatus simultaneously transmits main camera direction information to all cameras. Then, the camera determined so as to act as a main camera in accordance with an address contained in the main camera direction information controls the direction thereof in accordance with the main camera direction information. The... Agent: Pearne & Gordon LLP
20090309975 - Dynamic multi-perspective interactive event visualization system and method: An event visualization system. The system uses a digital video capture array. The array is synchronized into a composited video feed file. The composited video feed file has a number of unit perspective video files. Each unit perspective video file has a coordinate location, a unit frame height, and a... Agent: Jellett Law, Ps Matthew Jellett, Esq.
20090309974 - Electronic surveillance network system: We have defined an automated detection system consisting of a combined visible and Short Wave Infra-Red (SWIR) camera that identifies vehicle identification number and the number of occupants in a given vehicle, as well as the speed of the automobile. This information is processed in conjunction with law enforcement rules... Agent: Shreekant Agrawal
20090309976 - System, method and computer readable medium for determining an informational property of wayside equipment adjacent to a route: A system is provided for determining an informational property of wayside equipment adjacent to a route. The system includes a camera to collect visible spectral data of the wayside equipment. The camera is attached to a powered system traveling along the route. The system includes at least one filter to... Agent: Beusse Wolter Sanks Mora & Maire, P.A.
20090309977 - Benchmarking and calibrating video quality assessment tools: Architecture for emulating a wide variety of possible degradations in a video signal and applying the degradations to video quality assessment (VQA) tools and quality of assessment (QoA) systems to test that performance consistently responds to all possible degradations. Methods are provided for producing deterministic impairments to the video signal,... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20090309978 - Receiver, situation-of-installation notification method, and transmitting and receiving system: A receiver includes: a band detection unit that detects a frequency band within which the receiver can be connected to a transmitter by radio; a quality detection unit that detects the transmission quality level of video data, which is transmitted from the transmitter, using the frequency band detected by the... Agent: Lerner, David, Littenberg, Krumholz & Mentlik
20090309979 - Image analysis using a hybrid connected component labeling process: A hybrid connected component labeling process for analyzing digitized or binary images includes the following steps. Firstly, a forward scan is executed to assign a forward label to each foreground pixel in the image. Then, a backward scan is executed to assign a backward label to each foreground. The backward... Agent: Liu & Liu
20090309980 - Image acquiring device with positioning assisting functionality: An image acquiring device with positioning assisting functionality is for acquiring an image of an object to be captured, and includes a positioning assisting unit and an image acquiring unit. The positioning assisting unit emits light toward a planar surface. The light forms at least one positioning mark on the... Agent: Trop, Pruner & Hu, P.C.
20090309981 - Method for digital photo management and distribution: Digital images are captured on a digital camera, automatically formatted, and uploaded to a server for review and collaborative modifications. An on-line web gallery is automatically generated by the server whereby low resolution versions of the images are transferred to the server and appear in the gallery within seconds from... Agent: Fitch Even Tabin & Flannery
20090309982 - Method and system for image stabilization: An optical image stabilizer for use in a camera to compensate for an unwanted movement of camera, wherein two bending actuators are used to shift a lens element or the image sensor in different directions in a plane so as to shift a projected image on the image sensor in... Agent: Ware Fressola Van Der Sluys & Adolphson, LLP
20090309984 - Hybrid image stabilization for video camera: The invention relates to a method of stabilizing the images of a scene, acquired by means of an observation device of an imaging system, comprising the step of digital processing of a stream of successive images. It comprises a step of acquiring gyrometric measurements by means of at least one... Agent: Lowe Hauptman Ham & Berner, LLP
20090309985 - Imaging apparatus: An imaging apparatus with an image sensor and a correction optical system movable in a direction perpendicular to an optical axis includes a vibration detection unit configured to detect a vibration applied to the imaging apparatus, a vibration correction unit configured to drive the correction optical system to correct an... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division
20090309983 - Motion detector and image capture device, interchangeable lens and camera system including the motion detector: The blurring caused by a tiny tremor movement is eliminated, which almost perfectly without being affected by intentional camera movement by distinguishing the unintentional tremor movement from other movements (or disturbances). A motion detector includes: a motion detecting section for detecting a movement of an image capture device and outputting... Agent: Mark D. Saralino (pan) Renner, Otto, Boisselle & Sklar, LLP
20090309986 - Modular portable motion control system: A modular portable motion control camera system includes one or more motion control blocks that are connected together directly to each other, connected together with connecting hardware, or connected to other equipment to be moved by the motion control block to create robotic camera control systems. Each motion control block... Agent: W. Thomas Timmons
20090309987 - Information processing apparatus, image-capturing system, reproduction control method, recording control method, and program: An information processing apparatus includes a video obtaining unit configured to obtain a plurality of items of video data captured by a plurality of image-capturing devices; a position information obtaining unit configured to obtain position information including an orientation and an angle of view of each of the image-capturing devices;... Agent: Frommer Lawrence & Haug LLP
20090309989 - Camera capable of taking movie: An imaging apparatus includes: an imaging unit that repeatedly captures images of a subject to obtain image information; a recording unit that records timing information indicative of a given point in time during an imaging period of the image information; and a display unit that displays an image corresponding to... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20090309988 - Recording apparatus and method, reproducing apparatus and method, and program: The present invention relates to a recording apparatus and method, a reproducing apparatus and method, and a program that make it possible to photograph and record a still image and moving images before and after the still image as well. In step S1, when a still-image-with-moving-image photographing mode is set,... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20090309992 - Image pickup apparatus, control method therefor, and control program for implementing the control method: An image pickup apparatus which is capable of interrupting a data searching process quickly without detecting a user pressing a search interruption button. A system controller circuit carries out a searching process for searching least one desired data from a plurality of data stored in a nonvolatile memory or a... Agent: Rossi, Kimms & Mcdowell LLP.
20090309993 - Image surface illuminance varying apparatus, exposure correcting apparatus, and exposure correcting method: An image surface illuminance varying apparatus includes a variable power optical system in which the optical power thereof can be varied by changing a relative position of a plurality of optical elements thereof; and a light-quantity ratio varying optical element whose transmittance varies in a direction perpendicular to an optical... Agent: Greenblum & Bernstein, P.L.C
20090309990 - Method, apparatus, and computer program product for presenting burst images: An apparatus for presenting burst images is provided. The apparatus may include a processor that may be configured to receive a plurality of burst images. Each burst image may differ from the other burst images based on a variable parameter, such as, but not limited to, exposure, focus, and/or time,... Agent: Alston & Bird LLP
20090309991 - Pseudo-digital average sub sampling method and apparatus: A method of k*k subsampling, where k is an integer greater than one, a full frame readout on a plurality of pixels arranged in rows and columns, each pixel belonging to one of at least two sets, a first set configured to sense a first value of an image parameter... Agent: Lee & Morse, P.C.
20090309995 - Automatic white balance using non-uniform averaging: The specification disclosed embodiments of an apparatus comprising an automatic white balance (AWB) circuit coupled to a pixel array to transform red, green, and blue color data obtained from each pixel into x and y chromaticity values for each pixel, determine a distance between the Planckian locus and the x... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP
20090309996 - Image processing apparatus, image processing system, image processing method, storage medium, and program: In an image processing apparatus which can always provide an excellent processed image, an analysis unit analyzes condition information representing a condition at a time when an image is obtained and being included in image information, and determines an algorithm of an image correction process for the image based on... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto
20090309994 - Tone correcting method, tone correcting apparatus, tone correcting program, and image equipment: A face detecting unit detects presence/non-presence of a face and its position from an input image or its reduced image. A parameter calculation control unit calculates a correction parameter according to the presence/non-presence of the face. When the face is detected, a face area correction parameter calculating unit calculates a... Agent: Foley And Lardner LLP Suite 500
20090309997 - Image capturing device: An image-capturing device, such as a camera or a camera-equipped wireless communication device, includes touch-sensitive user controls disposed on a housing of the device. The touch-sensitive user controls detect user movement along the controls, and allow a user to control one or more image-capturing functions of the device based on... Agent: Coats & Bennett/sony Ericsson
20090309998 - Electronic image capture with reduced noise: The present invention relates to an electronic image capture system for capturing an electronic image having reduced noise, and a method for capturing an electronic image having reduced noise, for example from a digital camera device. An electronic image capture system (1) for capturing a reduced noise image of a... Agent: Hewlett-packard Company Intellectual Property Administration
20090309999 - Solid-state image sensor and signal processing method of same: A signal processing method of a solid-state image sensor includes comparing a high-sensitivity-pixel output signal and a first threshold value to determine whether or not the high-sensitivity-pixel output signal reaches a level of a saturated-high-sensitivity-pixel output signal. If the high-sensitivity-pixel output signal does not reach the level of the saturated-high-sensitivity-pixel... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP
20090310000 - Solid-state imaging device: An analog signal photo-electrically converted in a pixel of a light receiving area is converted to a digital signal by an ADC. The digital signal is processed by a digital signal processing circuit, and then, successively output as a digital video signal. The digital signal processing circuit has a first... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.
20090310001 - Solid-state imaging device, driving method thereof, and camera: A solid-state imaging device which optimizes gains for each color without a need for complicated control of changing the resistance values of variable resistances and switching switches depending on pixels from which signals are to be read, while preventing an S/N deterioration in AD conversion. The solid-state imaging device comprises:... Agent: Greenblum & Bernstein, P.L.C
20090310002 - Solid-state image pickup apparatus: A frequency converting unit 101 includes a connection circuit for connecting a plurality of inverting circuits through which a delay time between an input signal and an output signal is changed according to a magnitude of the signal output by the image pickup unit, and one or a plurality of... Agent: Westerman, Hattori, Daniels & Adrian, LLP
20090310003 - Image sensor: An image sensor for an electronic imaging device includes an array of pixel detectors. Each pixel detector includes a photosensor (2) that is constructed and arranged to detect incident light and provide a signal that represents a time integral of the detected light intensity. A signal generator device (4) is... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP
20090310005 - Solid-state imaging apparatus: A solid-state imaging apparatus including: a pixel section having a plurality of pixels arranged into two dimensions for converting an incident light into a signal electric charge and for outputting an electrical signal corresponding to the signal electric charge; vertical signal lines for reading the signals of the pixel section... Agent: Westerman, Hattori, Daniels & Adrian, LLP
20090310004 - Wide aperture image sensor pixel: An image sensor includes a unit cell of four pixels. The unit cell includes four photosensitive regions that collect charge in response to light; four transfer transistors that respectively pass the charge from each of the four photosensitive regions to one common charge-to-voltage conversion mechanism; three control wires in which... Agent: Peter P. Hernandez Patent Legal Staff
20090310007 - Image-pickup device and display apparatus: An image-pickup device includes a photoelectric conversion element 5 that converts light into electric charge, a capacitor 6 that stores electric charge which the photoelectric conversion element 5 has obtained by conversion, reset means 7 for discharging the electric charge in the capacitor 6, and an amplifying thin-film transistor 8... Agent: Robert J. Depke Lewis T. Steadman
20090310006 - Solid-state image pickup device: There is provided a solid-state imaging device suitable for taking and analyzing binary or multilevel images including a plurality of regions that are partitioned under a certain rule. A solid-state imaging device 1 includes: (1) a photodetecting section 10 in which each pixel Pm,n includes photodiodes PD1m,n, PD2m,n, and PD3m,n;... Agent: Drinker Biddle & Reath (dc)
20090310008 - Detection devices: A detection device for detecting an object image comprises a detection unit and a read-out unit. The detection unit comprises at least one detection array. The at least one detection array comprises a plurality of detection cells disposed in M detection rows, M≧2. The detection cells generate a plurality of... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20090310009 - Image recording and reproducing device: An image recording and reproducing device includes: an image sensor that captures an image of a photographic subject; a storage unit that stores captured image data generated by the image sensor; a photography control unit that causes the image sensor to capture an image repeatedly, and causes the storage unit... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20090310010 - Information processing apparatus, and computer-readable storage medium recording information processing program: An information processing apparatus capable of being opened and closed includes storage means, display means, and taken image display control means. The storage means stores a taken image therein. The display means has a display screen provided in a surface which is located inside when the information processing apparatus is... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, P.C.
20090310011 - Method for focus control: A camera or other optical system is focused by generating a plurality of digital images each obtained with a different focus setting of the optical system. These images are analysed to generate for each image a score (S) by comparing first groups of pixels chosen from the image with second... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC
20090310012 - Digital camera: A digital camera of the present invention includes a microcomputer 110 having a live view mode controlling so that image data generated by a CMOS sensor 130 or image data obtained by subjecting the image data generated by the CMOS sensor 130 to predetermined processing is displayed on a liquid... Agent: Hamre, Schumann, Mueller & Larson P.C.
20090310013 - Flash device, imaging apparatus, camera system, and control method for flash device: A flash device connectable to an imaging apparatus includes a light emission unit arranged for continuous light emission, a calculation unit configured to calculate a reach distance of flash light from the light emission unit based on an exposure time for flash photographing set in the imaging apparatus, and a... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division
20090310014 - Digital e8-vsb reception system and e8-vsb data demultiplexing method: A method of processing a digital television (DTV) signal is disclosed. Herein, the DTV signal is generated by performing Reed-Solomon (RS) encoding on additional data, multiplexing the RS-encoded additional data with main data. RS encoding the multiplexed additional and main data, interleaving the RS-encoded additional and main data, trellis encoding... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey
20090310015 - Transformation of a video image from a high dynamic range image to a low dynamic range image: A method and system for transforming a video image from a High Dynamic Range (HDR) image on an array of pixels to a Low Dynamic Range (LDR) image. An old luminance generated from a color space of the HDR image is scaled and segmented into stripes. Each stripe has at... Agent: Schmeiser, Olsen & Watts
20090310016 - Video output apparatus and control method thereof: There is provided a video output apparatus which inputs a video content that can have at least three different resolutions. A format detector (112) detects an alteration of a resolution of a video content. A scaling processor (105) scales up the video content at a set scale ratio. Upon detection... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto
20090310017 - Video signal display system, video signal reproducing apparatus, and video signal display method: A video signal display system includes: a reproducing apparatus including a decoder that decodes input video data to produce a video signal, an IP converter that, when the video signal produced by the decoder is an interlaced video signal, converts the interlaced video signal into a progressive video signal, a... Agent: Lerner, David, Littenberg, Krumholz & Mentlik
20090310018 - Display apparatus and driving method thereof: A display apparatus and a driving method thereof capable of assuring reliability in frame inversion driving and improving cinema video image quality are provided. To accomplish this, a display apparatus of the embodiment replaces at least one of a plurality of frame images obtained by doubling the frame rate, with... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto
20090310019 - Image data processing apparatus and method, and reception apparatus: According to one embodiment, an embodiment of the present invention minimizes visibility of noise effect in a display image caused by an image data error and maintains the quality of the display image with inexpensive circuit. The embodiment includes an image data reception module which receives image data to which... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP
20090310020 - Enhanced \"ticker\" application: A method (300) of transmitting a television signal including an information ticker, includes embedding (310) a ticker, including first ticker data, into a video stream; including (320) second ticker data in a separate data stream; multiplexing (330) the video stream and the separate data stream to create a digital television... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards
20090310021 - Information presenting device and information presenting method: An information presenting device includes: a first image generating unit configured to extract, from video data input by way of an input unit, a portion of the video data, and generate multiple main images; a second image generating unit configured to generate multiple sub-images from information correlated to the video... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.
20090310022 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and storage medium: An image processing apparatus includes a control amount calculating unit configured to calculate an equivalent electric power value using a pixel value of an input video signal, the equivalent electric power value corresponding to an amount of energy involved when an image based on the video signal is displayed on... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.
20090310023 - One pass video processing and composition for high-definition video: A video composition model that provides a set of application programming interfaces (APIs) to set device contexts, and determine capabilities of graphics hardware from a device driver. After the model determines a configuration, the model determines input video stream states applicable to frame rates, color-spaces and alpha indexing of input... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20090310024 - Method of and apparatus for utilizing video buffer in a multi-purpose fashion to extend the video buffer to multiple windows: The present invention includes a method and device that allows efficient mixing of multiple video images with a graphics screen while utilizing only one video buffer. The present invention partitions the sole video buffer, pre-scales the plurality of video images and inserts them into the partitioned video buffer in a... Agent: Haverstock & Owens LLP
20090310025 - Multiple channel modulator: The disclosed embodiments relate to a system and method for processing digital communication signals. An exemplary system comprises a first input adapted to receive a first digital communication signal, a second input adapted to receive a second digital communication signal, an upconverter adapted to generate a multichannel digital signal that... Agent: Robert D. Shedd, Patent Operations Thomson Licensing LLC
20090310026 - Automatic gain control circuit: An AGC circuit is provided which includes a first AGC detector circuit that switches whether the AGC voltage is output or not, a second AGC detector circuit that always outputs the AGC voltage, a first resistor with a high impedance compared to a tuned frequency of which one end is... Agent: Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione
20090310027 - Systems and methods for separate audio and video lag calibration in a video game: Systems and methods for adjusting the relative timing of audio and video signals of a video game responsive to a lag differential between an audio system and a video system connected to a game platform are described. In one embodiment, a method includes determining, by a game platform, a difference... Agent: Proskauer Rose LLP
20090310028 - System for controlling a group of picture frames: A system for controlling multiple electronic displays is presented. The system comprises a display manager capable of aggregating environmental data and deriving a context based on the data. In response to the context, the display manager can coordinate the display of content on the multiple displays. In some embodiments, the... Agent: Fish & Associates, PC Robert D. Fish
20090310029 - Information providing apparatus, information providing method, and program: A management apparatus for managing a content display change time on a display apparatus and content information to be transmitted to a terminal determines the content information to be transmitted to the terminal on the basis of a reception time of a content information request command transmitted from the terminal... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division
20090310031 - Tuner input filter with electronically adjustable response for adapting to antenna characteristic: A system, apparatus and/or method provides frequency response adjustment of an RF input filter of an RF tuner based on impedance of an antenna system that is providing reception of RF signals to the RF tuner. The frequency response adjustment is preferably accomplished dynamically and/or with respect to each frequency... Agent: Robert D. Shedd, Patent Operations Thomson Licensing LLC
20090310030 - Using a global positioning system for transmitter identification in mobile television: A mobile digital TV (DTV) comprises a DTV receiver, a processor, a Global Positioning System (GPS) receiver and a memory for storing a data base of transmitter frequencies and transmitter locations for particular channels. The GPS receiver provides a location for the mobile DTV to the processor. The processor monitors... Agent: Robert D. Shedd, Patent Operations Thomson Licensing LLC
20090310032 - Remote controller, transmitting and receiving apparatus and method: In a system, tabulated information on broadcasting programs is supplied through a network. When a user selects information on a desired program from the tabulated information of programs, supplemental information attached to the individual program information is converted into an remote control signal to remote-control a user's receiver to receive... Agent: Frommer Lawrence & Haug
20090310034 - Picture display device: A picture display device having a plurality of functions separately settable as a plurality of setting items includes a display controller that shows on a display a first index, which corresponds to a setting pattern of setting contents of the setting items, and a second index, which indicates at least... Agent: Novak Druce + Quigg LLP
20090310033 - Television and method for storing data files therein: A television includes a display unit, a speaker, a first function module and a second function module. The first function module is electrically connected with the display unit and the speaker is configured for receiving and reproducing broadcast television signals. The second function module is electrically connected with the display... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss
20090310036 - Methods and systems for projecting in response to position: The present disclosure relates to systems and methods that are related to projection in response to position.... Agent: Searete LLC Clarence T. Tegreene
20090310037 - Methods and systems for projecting in response to position: The present disclosure relates to systems and methods that are related to projection in response to position.... Agent: Searete LLC Clarence T. Tegreene
20090310035 - Methods and systems for receiving and transmitting signals associated with projection: The present disclosure relates to methods and systems that may be configured to facilitate projection.... Agent: Searete LLC Clarence T. Tegreene
20090310040 - Methods and systems for receiving instructions associated with user parameter responsive projection: The present disclosure relates to systems and methods that are related to transmitting and receiving instructions associated with user parameter responsive projection.... Agent: Searete LLC Clarence T. Tegreene
20090310039 - Methods and systems for user parameter responsive projection: The present disclosure relates to systems and methods that are related to projection.... Agent: Searete LLC Clarence T. Tegreene
20090310038 - Projection in response to position: The present disclosure relates to systems and methods that are related to projection.... Agent: Searete LLC Clarence T. Tegreene12/10/2009 > patent applications in patent subcategories. patent applications/inventions, industry category
20090303310 - Method and system for implementing video call service and video interworking gateway device: A video interworking gateway device, a system and method for implementing a video phone call service are provided, which processes the service when a call object changes if the call is not disconnected. The system includes a video interworking gateway device, a broadband resource device and a bearer connection device.... Agent: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. C/o Darby & Darby P.C.
20090303309 - Mobile terminal and method for transmitting video data in video telephony system: A method for transmitting video data in a video telephony system includes generating an intra frame at a first interval, transmitting the intra frame to a receiving terminal, and generating the intra frame at a second interval if data transmission with the receiving terminal is possible. The first interval may... Agent: H.c. Park & Associates, PLC
20090303311 - Method and apparatus for a recipient to adjust a video stream: There is provided a method and apparatus for adjusting at least one parameter of a video stream being received on a recipient screen, the video stream being captured by a sender's video capturing apparatus. The method includes providing a control device to a recipient to adjust the at least one... Agent: Creative Labs, Inc. Legal Department
20090303312 - System and method for creating, storing and utilizing images of a geographic location: A system and method synthesizing images of a locale to generate a composite image that provide a panoramic view of the locale. A video camera moves along a street recording images of objects along the street. A GPS receiver and inertial navigation system provide the position of the camera as... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP
20090303313 - Systems and methods for creating a three-dimensional image: A method for generating and displaying a three-dimensional image viewable from different angles includes the steps of generating a plurality of images of a three-dimensional object from a plurality of angles. Each image is displayed from an angle corresponding to the generated angle on a display surface of a screen,... Agent: Kelly Lowry & Kelley, LLP
20090303314 - Direction-controlled illumination unit for an autostereoscopic display: A direction-controlled illumination unit for an autostereoscopic display, which unit deflects light from activated illumination elements through a transmissive image reproduction means in the space in front of the display into visibility areas, from which a stereoscopic and/or monoscopic representation can be seen. The direction-controlled illumination unit contains an illumination... Agent: Saul Ewing LLP (philadelphia)
20090303315 - Binocular device using beam splitter (bino-view): A binocular device including two ocular units and directing means to allow a user to view a display, the display being moveable when the distance between the ocular units is varied for interocular adjustment to maintain focus on the display. Instead of the display being movable, focus can be maintained... Agent: Mckee, Voorhees & Sease, P.L.C
20090303319 - Body-insertable apparatus system: A body-insertable apparatus system includes: a body-insertable apparatus having a light emitting unit that emits a light having a low-reflectance wavelength and a light having a high-reflectance wavelength to a detection-target site and an imaging unit that receives the lights to take an in-vivo image of a subject; and a... Agent: Scully Scott Murphy & Presser, PC
20090303316 - Endoscope apparatus: An endoscope device in which endoscope images and patient information can be recorded in a removable storage medium and in which the endoscope images and patient information recorded in the storage medium can be reproduced. The endoscope device has a selection means for reproducing the endoscope images in a list... Agent: Ostrolenk Faber Gerb & Soffen
20090303318 - Image pickup apparatus using an imaging unit including an etalon and calibration method therefor: An image pickup apparatus includes an objective optical system, an image pickup element having a surface at an image formed by the objective optical system, and an etalon positioned between the objective optical system and the surface of the image pickup element. The etalon includes a gap, an optical path... Agent: Arnold International
20090303317 - Near infrared imaging: An endoscope or wand device comprising transmitting members, in which the transmitting members comprise a coating that transmits between about 95% and about 99.5% of energy at a wavelength within the infra red spectrum.... Agent: Rissman Hendricks & Oliverio, LLP
20090303320 - Personal grooming visual display system: A personal grooming apparatus includes a high definition monitor, an overhead bracket providing a canopy above the monitor, one or more cameras supported on the overhead bracket for viewing a user's face, as well as the sides and back of the user's head, and possibly other areas of the user's... Agent: Robert M. Downey, P.A.
20090303321 - System and computer readable medium for pre-focus of digital slides: Methods and apparatus are provided for computing focus information prior to scanning digital microscope slides with a line scan camera. The methods include a point-focus procedure that works by moving the slide to the desired measurement location, moving the objective lens through a predefined set of height values, acquiring imagery... Agent: Pattric J. Rawlins Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch, LLP
20090303322 - Monitoring buoy system: A fixed-position buoy for observing and monitoring the surface of a predetermined area of water, including a flotation device; an imaging device operable for obtaining images of the surface of the predetermined area of water; memory for storing the images of the surface of the predetermined area of water; one... Agent: At&t Legal Department - Cc Attn: Patent Docketing
20090303323 - Pattern inspection device and method of inspecting pattern: A pattern inspection device according to the embodiment, includes: an image picking-up portion for picking-up an image of a pattern formation member in which a plurality of opening patterns are formed so as to obtain a picked-up image of the pattern formation member; a reference image obtaining portion for obtaining... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20090303325 - Dome type monitor camera device: There is provided a domed monitoring camera apparatus allowing reduction of a shift in focus dependent on a variation in optical path length caused by a dome cover. The domed monitoring camera apparatus (1) includes a monitoring camera (3), a dome cover (5) which covers the monitoring camera (3), and... Agent: Pearne & Gordon LLP
20090303324 - Testing surveillance camera installations: This invention concerns the testing of surveillance camera installations. In particular, the invention involves an automatic testing system for surveillance camera installations, and a method for testing. The invention involves receiving test or “probe” images from at least one camera in the installations. Storing a reference image from at least... Agent: Brooks Kushman P.C.
20090303326 - Video documentation of vehicle services provided: A method of providing a vehicle service event includes providing at least one vehicle service area at a service facility. The at least one service area is configured to provide for the performance of a service event on a customer vehicle. At least one video camera is positioned with respect... Agent: Nixon Peabody, LLP
20090303327 - Security system: This invention provides a security system that includes: a surveillance camera unit including a video camera and a paint bullet firing apparatus for firing a paint bullet from a firing port arranged along the direction of the axis of the line of sight of the video camera; a user interface... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP
20090303329 - Object image displaying system: An object image displaying system according to an exemplary aspect of the invention includes: a plurality of cameras which image a plurality of imaging areas respectively to create image data representing the image areas; and a server which is connected to the plural cameras, wherein the server includes: an identifying... Agent: Mr. Jackson Chen
20090303328 - Surveillance system and control apparatus therefor: [Realizing Means] A surveillance system 10 includes a plurality of recorders 20, 20, . . . . The recorders 20, 20, . . . , are grouped for each floor of a building. Each group of recorders 20, 20, . . . , is connected in series to a monitor... Agent: Duane Morris LLP - PhiladelphiaIPDepartment
20090303330 - Radiometric calibration using temporal irradiance mixtures: A method of calibrating a brightness value measured by a camera with an amount of light received by the camera includes creating a series of measurements, wherein for each measurement the amount of light received at an image plane in the camera is controlled to be a known ratio of... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20090303331 - Testing apparatus of liquid crystal display module: Disclosed is a technique for testing liquid crystal display modules which are driven in various image formats or drive frequencies by using one scanning converter, a testing apparatus of a liquid crystal display module, including: a scan box controller configured to provide a menu setting screen for setting a resolution... Agent: Mckenna Long & Aldridge LLP
20090303332 - System and method for obtaining image of maximum clarity: The present invention provides a system for and method of obtaining a clear picture in the face of shaking or movement of the digital camera or motion of an object under capture. The present invention utilizes the burst mode feature present on conventional digital cameras in which several continuous images... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated
20090303333 - Camera and image detecting module thereof: The invention provides an image detecting module including a base, a carrier movably disposed on the base, an image detecting unit, a driving unit, and a magnetic device fixed to the base, corresponding to the driving unit. The image detecting unit is fixed to one of the carrier and the... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP
20090303334 - Crowd photography: The invention provides for an apparatus (10) for photographing one or more members of a crowd at a crowd scene such as a sports or entertainment venue. The apparatus (10) includes a camera (12), a rail (18) on which the camera (12) is mounted and along which it is movable,... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20090303338 - Detailed display of portion of interest of areas represented by image frames of a video signal: According to an aspect of the present invention, a sequence of combined frames are formed by including each of a sequence of source image frames and a portion of the same source image frame in the corresponding combined frame. The combined image frames may be displayed on a display screen.... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated
20090303342 - Face tracking for controlling imaging parameters: A method of tracking faces in an image stream with a digital image acquisition device includes receiving images from an image stream including faces, calculating corresponding integral images, and applying different subsets of face detection rectangles to the integral images to provide sets of candidate regions. The different subsets include... Agent: Tessera/fotonation Patent Legal Dept.
20090303337 - Image pick-up device and synchronization-signal-generating device: An image signal generation portion 11 generates an image signal of a variable frame-rate picked-up image. A signal generation control portion 24 drives the image signal generation portion 11 and generates image pick-up setting information IF to generate an image signal that is frame-synchronized with a generated image signal DVd.... Agent: Frommer Lawrence & Haug
20090303341 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and program: An image processing apparatus for applying image processing to image data by adjusting values of a plurality of adjustment items, comprises an acquisition unit configured to acquire a characteristic of the image data by analyzing the image data, a decision unit configured to decide an order of settings of the... Agent: Cowan Liebowitz & Latman P.C. John J Torrente
20090303336 - Image processing method, image processing program and image processing apparatus: Chrominance image information is generated based upon input image information. A determination target area to undergo determination of a target object within a determination target image constituted with the chrominance image information is set. An average chrominance value for each of the determination target area and a plurality of peripheral... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20090303339 - Image sensing apparatus, control method thereof, and program: An image sensing apparatus includes an image sensing unit having an image sensor, an optical member which is arranged in front of the image sensor, a foreign substance detection unit which detects, from a foreign substance detection image including the image of a foreign substance adhered to the surface of... Agent: Cowan Liebowitz & Latman P.C. John J Torrente
20090303340 - Image sensing device and image sensing system: An image sensing device comprises: a pixel array that is arrayed such that pixels that output signals to column signal lines constitute a plurality of rows and a plurality of columns, and in which the plurality of pixels are connected to each of the plurality of column signal lines; a... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto
20090303343 - Low-light video frame enhancement: A method of combining image data from multiple frames to enhance one or more parameters of video image quality includes acquiring a first image at a first exposure duration, as well as acquiring a second image at a second exposure duration shorter than the first exposure duration and at a... Agent: Tessera/fotonation Patent Legal Dept.
20090303335 - Method of spatial frequency filtering and image capture device: The present invention relates to a method of spatial frequency filtering in an image capture device (3) having an objective lens (10) which projects an acquired image onto one or more opto-electronic image sensors (100; 200; 41, 42) having light-sensitive pixels (111, 112, 113, etc., 211, 212, 213, etc.), characterised... Agent: Lathrop & Gage LLP
20090303345 - Digital still camera and image correction method: An RAM 15 storing the image data of an image for which tone correction is to be performed in a standard color space format and a tone correction circuit 35 are provided. The image data is read out from the RAM 15, and the tone correction is performed for the... Agent: Frommer Lawrence & Haug
20090303344 - Recording midium of digital photo file and method of generating digital photo file: A recording medium of a digital photo file and a method of generating a digital photo file are presented. An electronic device generates several pieces of thumbnails with different uses according to a content of a photo data, and embeds the thumbnails in a single image file, thereby forming the... Agent: Apex Juris, PLLC
20090303346 - Backlight adjustment device of camera-equipped terminal and terminal: A backlight adjustment device of a camera equipped terminal of an example of the invention comprises a storage unit which stores relational data indicating relationship between an integrated value and a luminance, an integrated value calculation unit which determines an integrated value of imaging data of a camera or data... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.
20090303347 - Method and apparatus for obtaining image using entropy: An image obtaining method and apparatus are provided. The method of obtaining an image by an image obtaining apparatus includes calculating entropy of an input image, determining an optimal exposure time at which the entropy reaches a maximum value, and obtaining an image based on the determined optimal exposure time.... Agent: North Star Intellectual Property Law, PC
20090303349 - Image processing apparatus and method of image processing: A frame image data specifying module specifies an arbitrary piece of frame image data from among specified moving image data, and a continuous frame image data acquiring module acquires a frame image data that is continuous with the specified frame image data. A major subject image data specifying module uses... Agent: Martine Penilla & Gencarella, LLP
20090303348 - Metadata adding apparatus and metadata adding method: According to the invention, search and extraction of images obtained by capturing the same region are enabled to be performed at low load and in an easy manner. A multi-angle information generating apparatus 10 which groups images that are obtained by capturing by plural imaging apparatuses has: sensing metadata acquiring... Agent: Pearne & Gordon LLP
20090303350 - Multi-channel sound collecting apparatus, multi-channel sound reproducing apparatus, and multi-channel sound collecting and reproducing apparatus: The multi-channel sound collecting and reproducing apparatus comprises a multi-channel sound collecting unit 111 for collecting sounds incoming from a circumstance of an imaging device and generating sound signals indicative of the sounds, a sound collecting signal storing and reading unit 120 for storing and reading a sound signal and... Agent: Pearne & Gordon LLP
20090303351 - Dynamic image display method, dynamic image display system, and wide-angle dynamic image capturing device: At least an embodiment enables displaying of a video image of a desired subject or a direction without a need for a camera operator to pay a special attention to the desired subject or the direction. The video displaying method may include cutting out a portion of a still image... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP
20090303352 - Digital still camera having a monitor device at which an image can be displayed: A digital still camera includes an image-capturing device, a recording device that records a subject image captured by the image-capturing device into an image recording medium, a first monitor device and a second monitor device. The images repeatedly captured by the image-capturing device are displayed in real time at the... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20090303353 - Image brightness compensating apparatus and method, recorded medium recorded the program performing it: An apparatus and a method of smoothing the brightness of an image photographed in an image sensor without amplifying a noise component of a surrounding part of the image are disclosed. The image brightness correction apparatus correcting the brightness of an image by using a correction curve can include an... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20090303354 - Image capturing apparatus with zoom function: An image capturing apparatus comprises an image capturing unit which captures image data of an object, a zoom image data generating unit which generates items of zoom image data having different zoom magnifications, a display control unit which displays through images on a display unit based on the items of... Agent: Frishauf, Holtz, Goodman & Chick, PC
20090303356 - Apparatus and method for removing blooming of camera image: An apparatus and a method for removing blooming of a camera image are provided. When a lane marking is not normally detected from an image obtained by photographing a front view or a rear view of a car, it is determined whether the blooming is generated in the image. When... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20090303355 - Imaging device and image processing method: An imaging device able to simplify an optical system, able to reduce costs, and in addition capable of giving a restored image having a suitable quality in accordance with stop control and having a small influence of noise, and an image processing method of same, including an optical system 110... Agent: Hogan & Hartson L.L.P.
20090303357 - Method and apparatus for correcting a defective pixel: An image processing apparatus and method for detecting and correcting a defective pixel in an image output from an image sensor including a plurality of pixels, comprising detection of an edge direction based on the image data, detection of a defective pixel included in the image sensor based on the... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division
20090303358 - A/d converter and readout circuit: An A/D converter 11 performs multiple-times sampling on a first signal S1 in a first period T1 while performing multiple-times sampling on a second signal S2 in a second period T2. An A/D converter circuit 17 provides a digital signal in response to a signal from an output 15b of... Agent: Ostrolenk Faber Gerb & Soffen
20090303359 - Solid-state imaging device, manufacturing method thereof, and electronic device: A solid-state imaging device has: an imaging region in which a plurality of pixels each having a photoelectric conversion element are arranged, and a color filter. The color filter includes: filter components of a first color (2G), filter components of a second color (2R) formed by self-alignment and each being... Agent: Robert J. Depke Lewis T. Steadman
20090303360 - Image-sensing module for digital optical device: An image-sensing module. A base includes a plurality of sidewalls and an accommodation hole encompassed by the sidewalls. A flexible printed circuit board includes an installation portion and a through hole formed on the installation portion. A heat-dissipation board is fixed to a bottom surface of the installation portion of... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP
20090303361 - Solid-state image pickup apparatus: A solid-state image pickup apparatus includes: a pixel portion in which at least one pixel with a photo-electric conversion element is arranged; an analog/digital converter comprising: a delay circuit in which delay elements are connected in multiple stages, the delay elements having a delay amount in accordance with a difference... Agent: Westerman, Hattori, Daniels & Adrian, LLP
20090303362 - Solid state image capture device and camera system: A solid-state image capture device includes: a pixel section in which pixels are arranged in a matrix; control lines; a pixel drive section that performs control, through the control lines, an operation of the pixels so as to perform a shutter operation of the pixel section and so as to... Agent: Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP
20090303363 - Apparatus and method for extending the dynamic range of a read out integrated circuit of an image sensor: A read out integrated circuit includes (ROIC) an array of pixel circuits, each of which has a first charge storage element electrically connected across an amplifier, and a second charge storage element having a selectively activated electrical connection across the amplifier. First and second gain select switches are configured to... Agent: Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC Goodrich Corp.
20090303364 - Solid-state imaging apparatus: A solid-state imaging apparatus comprises first accumulation units, of which number is n, holding a digital value of n-bits output from a counter, second accumulation units, of which number is n, holding the digital value of n-bits transferred from the first accumulation units, of which number is n, and an... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto
20090303365 - Solid-state imaging apparatus, driving method thereof and imaging system: A solid-state imaging apparatus includes: a plurality of photoelectric conversion elements arranged in a matrix and converting light into electric carriers; a transfer gate for transferring the electric carriers generated by the conversion to a floating node; a first transistor for amplifying a signal based on a voltage of the... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto
20090303368 - Image sensor with on-chip semi-column-parallel pipeline adcs: An imaging device with a semi-column-parallel pipeline analog-to-digital converter architecture. The semi-column-parallel pipeline architecture allows multiple column output lines to share an analog-to-digital converter. Analog-to-digital conversions are performed in a pipelined manner to reduce the conversion time, which results in shorter row times and increased frames rate and data throughput.... Agent: Dickstein Shapiro LLP
20090303366 - Interlevel conductive light shield: A CMOS image sensor pixel includes a conductive light shield, which is located between a first dielectric layer and a second dielectric layer. At least one via extends from a top surface of the second dielectric layer to a bottom surface of the first dielectric layer is formed in the... Agent: Scully, Scott, Murphy & Presser, P.C.
20090303369 - Solid-state image pickup device and camera: The number of necessary sampling and holding capacitors is reduced. A solid-state image pickup device has signal lines to which photoreceiving elements are connected, a clamp circuit that has clamp capacitors in which one terminal is connected to the signal lines and the other terminals are short-circuited, has a switch... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto
20090303367 - Solid-state imaging apparatus: A solid-state imaging apparatus including: a pixel section having two-dimensionally arranged pixels each containing a photoelectric conversion device for converting a light signal into a signal electric charge and accumulating the signal electric charge, an amplification means for amplifying and outputting as a pixel signal the signal electric charges accumulated... Agent: Westerman, Hattori, Daniels & Adrian, LLP
20090303370 - Solid state image sensor: A solid state image sensor capable of preventing image degradation, such as shading and ringing, from occurring in an image portion along the left edge of a screen. The solid state image sensor includes, in addition to a horizontal drive circuit that generates a horizontal drive pulse for driving a... Agent: Steptoe & Johnson LLP
20090303371 - Solid-state imaging device, drive method thereof and electronic apparatus: A solid-state imaging device includes: plural photodiodes formed in different depths in a unit pixel area of a substrate; and plural vertical transistors formed in the depth direction from one face side of the substrate so that gate portions for reading signal charges obtained by photoelectric conversion in the plural... Agent: Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP
20090303372 - Apparatus and method for controlling image sensor output: An apparatus and method for controlling an image sensor output are discussed. When a certain number of valid pixels of an image sensor, such as a CCD, is selected, a corresponding timing parameter is calculated. Signal values output from charge wells respectively corresponding to unit cells of the image sensor... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20090303373 - Image processing apparatus and image processing method: There is provided an image processing apparatus allowing a user to easily process a captured image. This image processing apparatus displays an image generated based on image data and an item representing processing for the image data on a screen, detects a change in the orientation thereof, and performs processing... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division
20090303374 - Digital camera: A digital camera of the present invention includes a microcomputer 110 having a live view mode controlling so that image data generated by a CMOS sensor 133 or image data obtained by subjecting the image data generated by the CMOS sensor 133 to predetermined processing is displayed on a liquid... Agent: Hamre, Schumann, Mueller & Larson P.C.
20090303375 - Image sensing apparatus, control method thereof, and program: An image sensing apparatus includes a display control unit which controls an image display unit to display an image sensed by an image input unit. The image sensing apparatus also includes a signal strength detection unit which detects, from a sensed image, a luminance area formed from pixels satisfying a... Agent: Cowan Liebowitz & Latman P.C. John J Torrente
20090303376 - Lens module with gas pressure control device and camera module having same: An exemplary lens module includes a barrel, a first lens fixedly disposed in the barrel, a second lens movably received in the barrel, and a pressure control device. The barrel includes a peripheral side wall. A hole is defined in the peripheral side wall. The first lens, the second lens,... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss
20090303377 - Image sensors with improved angle response: An image sensor includes a substrate having a plurality of photosensitive areas, a light shield positioned spanning the photosensitive areas in which light shield a plurality of apertures are formed, and a plurality of microlens each disposed centered on one of the apertures such that a focal point of the... Agent: Peter P. Hernandez Patent Legal Staff
20090303378 - Image pickup apparatus and method of controlling the same: An image pickup apparatus includes: a sub image sensor for obtaining a shot image with respect to a subject image; a subject detecting section for detecting a face region relevant to a subject; a shooting distance calculating section for calculating a shooting distance to the subject; a phase difference AF... Agent: Lerner, David, Littenberg, Krumholz & Mentlik
20090303380 - Camera module: There is provided a camera module. The camera module comprises a lens module including at least one lens; a body coupled to the lens module to allow the lens module to move along an optical axis; a magnet unit applying a predetermined magnetic field to drive the body; and coil... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20090303379 - Image pickup device driving apparatus and imaging apparatus using the same: An image pickup device driving apparatus includes: an image pickup device holder that holds an image pickup device, with an image pickup surface of the image pickup device directing to a predetermined direction, and is movable in a direction of optical axis; a movable unit that is provided to contact... Agent: Ratnerprestia
20090303381 - Video serializer and deserializer with mapping conversion: A method for converting data received in either a Level A or Level B SMPTE 425M compliant format into either a Level B or a Level A compliant format, respectively, includes receiving and processing data in one of a Level A or a Level B SMPTE 425M compliant format. Inputting... Agent: Patent Group 2n Jones Day
20090303382 - Generating device, generating method, and program: A generating device includes: a subtitle encode unit for generating subtitle data by encoding the image data of a subtitle; and a determining unit for determining whether or not reproduction of the subtitle is in time for display thereof based on the size of encoded data obtained by encoding the... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.
20090303383 - Reproducing device, reproducing method, program, and data structure: A reproducing device includes: a reproducing unit to reproduce subtitle data in accordance with subtitle data included in a stream along with including moving picture data; wherein, with a section where display of the subtitle is constant as the display units of the subtitle, the subtitle data is classified into... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.
20090303384 - Video-signal processing apparatus, video-signal processing method, and video-signal processing system: A video-signal processing apparatus includes a video-signal input unit to which a video signal including multiple images arranged in a time sequential manner is input; a time-division output unit configured to output, in a time-division manner, the video signal constituting n images corresponding to the multiple images; signal processing units... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.
20090303385 - Signal transmitting device, signal transmitting method, signal receiving device, and signal receiving method: A signal transmitting device includes: a synchronous-data detecting unit that detects, from parallel data specified by a predetermined format and including video data and audio data, synchronous data for controlling synchronization of the parallel data; an audio extracting unit that stores the audio data in an audio memory; a clock... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.
20090303386 - Video matching apparatus and video matching method: A singular point removing unit (12) removes a singular point as invisible high-frequency component noise from a degraded video signal and a reference video signal. A pixel value correcting unit (13) removes pixel-value bias added to the degraded video signal. The singular point removing unit (12) transforms the video signal... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP
20090303387 - Digital tv having two channel stereo: A digital television (TV) having two channel stereo receives two sets of readable TV signals corresponding to two selected TV channels, filters the two sets of readable TV signals to obtain a first set of audio data and a second set of audio data first Bluetooth transmitter is configured for... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss
20090303388 - Picture display device: A picture display device for displaying a picture includes a setting unit, which enables a setting of a function related to the picture display device, such as a function for adjusting the size of a picture, to be changed. The setting unit determines whether or not to initialize the setting... Agent: Novak Druce + Quigg LLP
20090303389 - Av processor and program: The present invention is directed to provide an AV processing device and the like that allow mixing three or more AV signals through easy operation. According to the invention, an AV processing device 30 includes an input unit 310 inputting three or more AV signals that are audio signals or... Agent: Young & Thompson
20090303390 - Method for separating luminance and chrominance of composite tv analog signal: A method for separating luminance and chrominance of a composite TV analog signal includes the steps of: measuring first differences between horizontal neighbor pixels, second differences between vertical neighbor pixels and third differences between temporal neighbor pixels encoded in the composite TV analog signal; comparing the first, second and third... Agent: Rabin & Berdo, PC
20090303391 - Display apparatus and control method of the same: A display apparatus includes: a display unit which displays an image; and a signal controller which determines a motion state of a current frame on the basis of a previous frame and the current frame input in sequence, generates a first sub-frame of which brightness is varied according to the... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20090303392 - Video processor and video processing method: A motion compensator includes a video data selector, a video data editor, a vector reference data editor, a delay unit, a region data editor, and a delay unit. The video data editor outputs present frame video data and average video data. The vector reference data editor outputs previous compensation video... Agent: Greenblum & Bernstein, P.L.C
20090303393 - Scart interface control circuit and electronic device using the same: An electronic device controlling video output of a SCART interface includes a video processing chip outputting at least two voltage signals, a SCART interface control circuit outputting different control voltage signals according to the at least two voltage signals, and a SCART interface converting formats of video output according to... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss
20090303394 - Dual television tuner: A dual television tuner having a television tuner module and a wireless local area network module both operatively connected to an antenna for receiving a television signal from the antenna, and for passing the television signal for playing on a host to which the dual television tuner is able to... Agent: Jacobson Holman PLLC
20090303395 - Apparatus and method for distributing an input signal to multiple tuners: An apparatus is capable of distributing an input signal to multiple tuners within a dwelling unit using an architecture that is advantageous in terms of layout and expandability. According to an exemplary embodiment, the apparatus includes an amplifier operative to receive an input signal having a plurality of channels, and... Agent: Thomson Licensing LLC
20090303396 - Picture display device: A picture display device having a plurality of functions individually settable as a plurality of setting items. The picture display device includes a display which shows a picture. A display controller shows on the display an index corresponding to a setting pattern of setting contents of the plurality of setting... Agent: Novak Druce + Quigg LLP
20090303397 - Method and apparatus for increasing effective contrast ratio and brightness yields for digital light valve image projectors: The present invention is a method and apparatus for increasing the effective contrast ratio and brightness yields for digital light valve image projectors using a variable luminance control mechanism (VLCM), associated with the projector optics, for modifying the light output and provide a correction thereto; and an adaptive luminance control... Agent: Barnes & Thornburg LLP12/03/2009 > 103 patent applications in 61 patent subcategories. patent applications/inventions, industry category
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