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20100020156 - Method and device for simultaneous multipoint distributing of video, voice and data: The present invention provides a system and method for distributing video, voice and data simultaneously to multiple end-points over packet switching networks, compliant with H.323 or SIP standard. A customer connected to the H.323 or SIP compliant LAN receives a copy datagram stream produced by one-to-many proxy server (OTMPS). Control... Agent: Yoram Tsivion
20100020157 - Optical fingerprint acquisition: A swept distance between a subject and a plurality of cameras provides a plurality of raw images. Focused portions of the raw images are fused to generate a synthetic image and a distance image. A projection of the synthetic image and the distance image yields a panoramic image.... Agent: Honeywell International Inc. Patent Services
20100020158 - High-resolution optical disk for recording stereoscopic video, optical disk reproducing device, and optical disk recording device: An optical disk for recording stereoscopic videos and high-quality video signals and a system for reproducing the videos and signals from the optical disk are made compatible with the conventional video reproducing system. A reproducing device which is used for reproducing stereoscopic videos and high-quality videos obtains stereoscopic video or... Agent: Ratnerprestia
20100020159 - Method and system for enhancing standard definition video signals for display on a high definition television: A system and method in accordance with exemplary embodiments may include receiving, from a video source device, a standard definition video signal, fragmenting the standard definition video signal into at least one of a red representation of the standard definition video signal, a green representation of the standard definition video... Agent: Verizon Patent Management Group
20100020160 - Stereoscopic motion picture: A stereoscopic motion picture sequence comprises a first channel of sequential images intended for viewing by one of a viewer's left and right eyes and a second channel of sequential images intended for viewing by the other one of the viewer's left and right eyes. Each image in each channel... Agent: Drinker Biddle & Reath Attn: Intellectual Property Group
20100020161 - Apparatus for determining a position of a first object within a second object: The present invention relates to an apparatus for determining a position of a first object (14) within a second object (13), wherein the first object (14) contacts the second object (13) at a contact region. The apparatus (1) comprises a provision unit (2) for providing a three-dimensional model (20) of... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards
20100020162 - Stereo image display device and method: A stereo image display device includes an image display unit for displaying a parallactic image having a right-eye image and a left-eye image on a display plane, a parallactic image selecting unit for making only the right-eye image of the parallactic image reach the right eye of a viewer and... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20100020163 - Fluorescence endoscope: A fluorescence endoscope is provided that can easily judge whether body-cavity tissue is benign or malignant when fluorescence generated at the entire inner circumferential face of the body cavity serving as a subject is observed. The fluorescence endoscope includes: an insertion portion (5) be inserted into a body cavity (3);... Agent: Scully Scott Murphy & Presser, PC
20100020165 - Apparatus and methods for full-mouth intraoral image acquisition: Apparatus and methods for full-mouth intraoral image acquisition. An intraoral sensor configuration includes a multi-aperture digital camera and/or a conformal layered sensor structure, a bite piece, and an electronic cable for imaging inside surfaces of a mouth of a patient without having to re-position the digital camera and/or the conformal... Agent: Hahn Loeser & Parks, LLP
20100020164 - Surface analysis method and system: A surface analysis method and system, the system comprising a digital imaging system for generating a digital image of a surface, a processor so coupled to the digital imaging system as to receive the digital image, to process the digital image and to generate a processed digital image highlighting relief... Agent: Polsinelli Shughart PC
20100020166 - Environmental hazard warning system: A system, including a radiological or other environmental hazard detector, has means to overlay graphical and or alpha numeric text video of the hazard status, alarm annunciation, and or hazard level information, onto the video output of a pre-existing surveillance camera installation. The surveillance camera installation can be fixed or... Agent: Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott, LLC
20100020167 - Image capture, alignment, and registration: Embodiments of the present invention enable image capture, alignment, and registration. Certain applications of the present invention are its use in various embodiments of a system for inspection of a printed circuit board (“PCB”) substrate. In embodiments, an image capture system comprising a camera and a two-dimensional surface supporting an... Agent: Epson Research And Development Inc Intellectual Property Dept
20100020168 - Method and equipment for measurement of intact pulp fibers: A non-destructive method capable of real-time or on-line measurement of a wood or pulp fiber without sample pretreatment for the microfibril angle and the path difference. A circular polariscope in combination with a line spectral camera generating a micrograph insensitive to the orientation of a fiber and determined only by... Agent: Fasth Law Offices (rolf Fasth)
20100020169 - Providing vehicle information: A vehicle navigation apparatus including a transceiver configured to communicate with at least one other vehicle near a vehicle including the vehicle navigation apparatus and configured to receive traveling information about the at least one other vehicle, a controller configured to calculate first movement information of the vehicle and second... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20100020170 - Vehicle imaging system: A vehicle vision system includes an image sensor having a forward field of view and capturing image data of a road surface forward of the vehicle. An image processor processes the image data and the vehicle vision system determines at least an estimate of a traction condition of at least... Agent: Magna International, Inc.
20100020173 - Camera for use in a digital network: The present disclosure relates to a camera for use in a digital network, in particular as a surveillance camera in a working device, including an integrated router having at least two ports for communication with further network components, in particular having a first port for communication with a terminal and... Agent: Alleman Hall Mccoy Russell & Tuttle LLP
20100020174 - Display system: A display system is provided which determines an effective image area by automatically detecting a boundary between the effective image area and a non-image area created owing to the difference between the pixel numbers of the camera image sensor and television signal, to thereby display the images on a monitor... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20100020172 - Performing real-time analytics using a network processing solution able to directly ingest ip camera video streams: The present invention discloses a solution for an intelligent video surveillance (IVS) system able to perform real-time analytics on internet protocol (IP) video streams which are directly ingested by the IVS system. An internet protocol camera can be identified and connected to the intelligent video surveillance system which lacks an... Agent: Patents On Demand, P.A. - IBM Cha
20100020171 - Surveillance data recording device and method: A surveillance data recording device includes a display, a digital tuner, and a control mechanism. The display displays a received surveillance data signal over a first bandwidth. The control mechanism allows a user to select a frequency band of interest. The digital tuner truncates the received signal to produce a... Agent: Pepper Hamilton LLP
20100020176 - Image processing system, imaging device, image processing method, and computer program: There is provided an image processing system includes an imaging device, a control device for performing image processing, and a display device for displaying the image, the image processing system including an imaging unit for imaging an image of a periphery of a vehicle, a conversion unit for converting the... Agent: Frommer Lawrence & Haug LLP
20100020175 - Video-recording and transfer apparatus, and video-recording and transfer method: An apparatus being mounted on a car of a train, video-recording video data from an internet protocol (IP) camera, and transferring the video data outside the car, comprises a network digital recorder (NDR) performing video-recording of the video data from the IP camera in a full-time, an archive-type NDR (A-NDR)... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC
20100020177 - Apparatus for remotely, privately, and reliably monitoring a fixed or moving location, property or asset: An apparatus for visually and environmentally monitoring a location, property or asset remotely is disclosed comprising elements of a radio transceiver, an antenna, a visual input device, a digital signal processing computing device, a data storage mechanism, a mobile power source, and environmental sensors. The machine's elements are configured in... Agent: Robert J. Carstens
20100020178 - Calibrating a camera system: A method of calibrating a camera system which is capable of recording at least two images simultaneously is described. The method comprises the step of processing a first pair of images, wherein the processing step comprises transforming at least one of a first and a second image of the first... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards
20100020179 - Self calibrating cable for high definition digital video interface: A High Definition Multi-Media Interface (HDMI) cable may exhibit frequency dependent signal attenuation, inter symbol interference, and inter-pair skew. A boost device integrated with the cable can compensate for such impairments of the cable. A self calibrating cable with a boost device of the embodiment of the invention is described,... Agent: Victoria Donnelly
20100020180 - Alignment metrology and resolution measurement system for imaging arrays: An alignment metrology and resolution measurement system concurrently determines the alignment of an imaging array in six degrees of freedom relative to an external reference frame, and further determines the resolution of the imaging array. To achieve this, an image of at least three mask patterns is projected on the... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP
20100020181 - Information processing apparatus and information processing method: In an information processing apparatus according to the present invention, a control unit obtains identification information identifying an information device connected to the information processing apparatus, determines compatibility based upon the identification information and a prestored list table of compatible information devices, and writes information that is recorded in advance... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP
20100020182 - Portable electronic device: A portable electronic device including a body, a control circuit, an object-image capture module, a first transmission mechanism and a receiver is provided. The control circuit is disposed in the body. The object-image capture module independent of the body includes a housing, an object-image capture circuit and a lens. The... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office
20100020183 - Communication apparatus and control method: An image capture apparatus includes: a communication unit and a control unit. The communication unit communicates with an external apparatus via a first transmission line and a second transmission line. The control unit determines whether or not the communication unit is in a predetermined state, in a case where the... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division
20100020184 - Image shake correction apparatus, and camera having image shake correction apparatus: An image shake correction apparatus of a camera in which an object image is formed on an image sensor that is driven to move in first and second directions, which are orthogonal to each other, in a plane orthogonal to an optical axis to compensate for camera shake. The image... Agent: Greenblum & Bernstein, P.L.C
20100020185 - Image display system, display device and display method: The present invention makes it possible to let a user arbitrarily and easily see any other scene than himself or herself in his or her view (the scene seen from any other moving body than him or her). In a display device (an image pickup and display device 1 or... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.
20100020186 - Data processing apparatus, control method for the data processing apparatus, and computer program causing computer to execute the control method: A data processing apparatus detects attribute information of image data, and sets a wireless communication parameter based on the detected attribute information. The wireless communication parameter used for performing wireless communication can be easily set.... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division
20100020187 - Plenoptic camera: One embodiment of the present invention provides a plenoptic camera which captures information about the direction distribution of light rays entering the camera. Like a conventional camera, this plenoptic camera includes a main lens which receives light from objects in an object field and directs the received light onto an... Agent: Adobe Systems, Inc. C/o Park, Vaughan & Fleming LLP
20100020189 - Image pickup apparatus having iris member and filter units: An image pickup apparatus capable of preventing a decline of resolution of a still image while keeping a dynamic range of exposure control. The image pickup apparatus capable of photographing with changing over a moving image and a still image, includes an iris mechanism for changing an amount of light... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto
20100020188 - Recording apparatus and method, playback apparatus and method, and program: A recording apparatus includes: a still image acquiring unit configured to acquire a still image from a moving image during recording or playback of the moving image; an information adding unit configured to add information related to the moving image at or slightly before the time the still image is... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.
20100020191 - Imaging apparatus and method: To output stable results as necessary when recognizing scenes with a camera. Unless the result of scene recognition can be stabilized, an output result will confuse the user. In consideration thereof, by combiningly performing processing for determining what type of scene a particular scene is and processing for monitoring whether... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20100020190 - Photographic device and photographing method: A photographing device includes a motion amount calculation unit that calculates a motion amount of an image in the successive images, an image selection unit that selects an image to be processed based on the motion amount, and an image combination unit that combines overlapped parts by using a plurality... Agent: Westerman, Hattori, Daniels & Adrian, LLP
20100020193 - Method and apparatus for white balance: A method and apparatus for white balancing. The method comprising estimating the color temperature of at least a portion of the image, wherein the color temperature estimation algorithm is based on computing histogram correlations of at least a portion of at least one reference image and at least a portion... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated
20100020192 - Method of controlling auto white balance: There is provided a method of controlling auto white balance that can be appropriately used for a camera of an electric device that uses a wide-angle or a super wide-angle lens. A method of controlling auto white balance according to an aspect of the invention may include: converting a color... Agent: Lowe Hauptman Ham & Berner, LLP
20100020194 - Imaging apparatus: An imaging apparatus having a wide dynamic range, including an imaging unit, an exposure control unit realizing a plurality of the imaging processes on the same object with different sensitivities by controlling the exposure of the imaging unit, a camera signal processing unit generating a video signal by processing the... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP
20100020195 - Method of operating camera timing module: A method of operating a timer module includes the steps of querying a non-volatile memory module to determine available digital image storage locations, each storage location having assigned thereto an image number; receiving a selection selecting one of the available digital image storage location as a starting location, and assigning... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd
20100020196 - Image processing system, image pickup apparatus, image pickup method, image reproducing apparatus, and image reproducing method: An image processing system including: an image pickup apparatus for picking up an image of a subject; and an image reproducing apparatus for reproducing the image picked up by the image pickup apparatus; wherein the image pickup apparatus includes an image pickup unit for obtaining an image by image pickup,... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.
20100020199 - Digital camera with reduced image buffer memory and minimal processing for recycling through a service center: A digital camera system in which capture, processing and storage functions are partitioned differently than in existing systems. A hand-held digital camera is used with a workstation that may exist in a commercial image processing service center. A minimal amount of image data processing is performed in the digital camera,... Agent: Zoran Corporation C/o Darby & Darby PC
20100020198 - Digital still camera and method of controlling same: Disclosed is a digital still camera in which amount of exposure is decided appropriately even when there is a changeover from one shooting scene to another. When a shooting mode is set, a first shooting scene discrimination is performed before a shutter-release button is half-pushed. A first amount of exposure... Agent: Mcginn Intellectual Property Law Group, PLLC
20100020197 - Imaging device, reproduction device and image reproduction program: An imaging device comprises: a mount unit at which an optical system can be mounted; a detection unit that detects disengagement of the optical system from the mount unit; an imaging unit that captures a subject image formed via the optical system mounted at the mount unit and outputs image... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20100020200 - Flash emission method and flash emission apparatus: According to the method and apparatus of the present invention, when a non-flash image that is taken without a flash emitted before main photographing and a flash image that is taken with the flash pre-emitted before the main photographing are obtained so that an amount of flash emission light for... Agent: Mcginn Intellectual Property Law Group, PLLC
20100020201 - Sensor array module with wide angle, and image calibration method, operation method and application for the same: A sensor array module with wide angle for creating a composite image includes a first image sensor, a second image sensor, a storage unit and a processor. The first image sensor is for capturing a first image. The second image sensor is for capturing a second image and has a... Agent: Lowe Hauptman Ham & Berner, LLP
20100020202 - Camera apparatus, and image processing apparatus and image processing method: Provided is a camera apparatus capable of displaying an image where a wide range is imaged, and enlarging an image of a narrow range when required for display, thereby facilitating to distinguish the content of the image. The camera apparatus generates a reduced image where the entire captured image is... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP
20100020203 - Reproducing apparatus, image data reproducing method, program, and storage medium: A reproducing apparatus, an image data reproducing method, a program, and a storage medium each detects an attitude state of the reproducing apparatus, extracts a part of an area of image data obtained by an image pickup device, and reproduces the part of the area of the extracted image data.... Agent: Cowan Liebowitz & Latman P.C. John J Torrente
20100020205 - Image processing apparatus and imaging apparatus and method: An image processing apparatus (5) that corrects an input image signal (Xin) pixel by pixel to generate a corrected image signal (Xout), having a filtering means (2) that determines a luminance distribution of a pixel to be corrected and pixels neighboring the pixel to be corrected, a correction gain calculation... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20100020206 - Image sensing system and control method therefor: An image sensing system comprises a solid-state image sensor including a plurality of pixels arranged in a matrix and vertical output lines connected by column to each pixel, with signals in accordance with voltages of the vertical output lines each output to a horizontal output line via column circuits provided... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto
20100020204 - System and method for nonlinear self-filtering via dynamical stochastic resonance: A system and method for filtering and enhancing signals from a noise background based on the nonlinear interaction of waves. The system and method amplify low-level signals, hide information in the signals, and then nonlinearly recover the signals. With the present invention, this can be performed for both spatial beams... Agent: 24ip Law Group Usa, PLLC
20100020207 - Correction of non-uniform sensitivity in an image array: An improved non-uniform sensitivity correction algorithm for use in an imager device (e.g., a CMOS APS). The algorithm provides zones having flexible boundaries which can be reconfigured depending upon the type of lens being used in a given application. Each pixel within each zone is multiplied by a correction factor... Agent: Dickstein Shapiro LLP
20100020208 - Systems and methods for training an active random field for real-time image denoising: An Active Random Field is presented, in which a Markov Random Field (MRF) or a Conditional Random Field (CRF) is trained together with a fast inference algorithm using pairs of input and desired output and a benchmark error measure.... Agent: Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
20100020212 - Image pickup device: A solid-state imaging device includes a plurality of pixels, each pixel including a photoelectric conversion unit, an amplifying transistor, and a reset transistor. The photoelectric conversion unit is arranged in a well of a first conductivity type on a semiconductor substrate. A source or drain region of the amplifying transistor... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto
20100020210 - Image sensing device and image processing device: There is provided an image sensing device including: an image acquisition portion that switches between a plurality of reading methods in which pixel signals of a group of light receiving pixels arranged in an image sensor are read and that thereby acquires, from the image sensor, a first image sequence... Agent: Ndq&m Watchstone LLP
20100020213 - Imager row-wise noise correction: An imager having optically and electrically black reference pixels in each row of the imager's pixel array. Since the reference pixels of each row experience the same row-wise noise as active imaging pixels in the associated row, the signals from the reference pixels are used to cancel out row-wise noise... Agent: Dickstein Shapiro LLP
20100020209 - Imaging method and apparatus: Disclosed are an imaging method and apparatus. The apparatus may include an image sensor that may include a plurality of pixels, wherein at least one pixel of the plurality of pixels includes a light-detector element and a filter that band-passes a select visible light component to the light-detector element and... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20100020214 - Semiconductor device and control method of the same: The present invention is a semiconductor device including: a resistor R11 (first resistor part) and an FET 15 (second resistor part) connected in series between a power supply Vcc (first power supply) and ground (second power supply); an output node N11 provided between the resistor R11 and FET 15 and... Agent: Spansion LLC C/o Murabito , Hao & Barnes LLP
20100020211 - Solid-state image pickup device, driving control method, and image pickup apparatus: In a case where the mode of the resolution of AD conversion is a 9-bit mode, a decoder 102 operates only an H counter 104. In a case where the mode of the resolution of AD conversion is a 10-bit mode or a 12-bit mode, the decoder 102 stops a... Agent: Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP
20100020215 - Solid-state image capturing device, method for manufacturing the same and electronic information device: A decrease in a light receiving sensitivity at a peripheral portion of an image capturing area is suppressed, thereby obtaining a solid-state image capturing device with an excellent luminance shading characteristic. In a solid-state image capturing device in which an image capturing area 1 is structured having a plurality of... Agent: Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge LLP
20100020216 - Device for detecting an image of a nonplanar surface: An image sensing device for detecting an image of a nonplanar surface includes a plurality of pixels configured to detect the image of the nonplanar surface. The plurality of pixels are associated with a plurality of pixel pitches. The plurality of pixels are positioned to maintain a constant image resolution... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP
20100020217 - Solid-state imaging device and camera: The solid-state imaging device having pixels that are arranged in rows and columns and convert optical signals to electric signals to output the electric signals as voltage signals includes column signal lines each provided for a corresponding one of the columns and transmitting, in the direction of the columns, voltage... Agent: Greenblum & Bernstein, P.L.C
20100020219 - Solid-state image sensing device and method for fabricating the same: A solid-state image sensing device includes: a plurality of light receiving elements arranged in a matrix in a device formation region surrounded by a device isolation region of a semiconductor substrate; a plurality of vertical transfer sections for transferring charges of the light receiving elements in the column direction; and... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP
20100020218 - Solid-state imaging device and camera: When a signal is read from a CCD solid-state image pickup element, the CCD solid-state image pickup element is driven with at least two driving voltages so that high-speed reading is performed with generation of noise due to interference between the driving voltages reduced. The CCD solid-state image includes a... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC
20100020221 - Camera interface in a portable handheld electronic device: In accordance with some embodiments, a method is performed at a handheld electronic device having a built-in digital camera and a touch sensitive screen. The method includes detecting a multi-finger gesture on the touch sensitive screen, wherein the touch sensitive screen is serving as part of an electronic viewfinder of... Agent: Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP/ Ai
20100020220 - Imaging apparatus: Light from an object is converted by an imaging device into an electric signal carrying an object image. A video signal is generated by a video signal processor based on the electric signal. A human face is detected by a face detector if a human is contained in the image,... Agent: Renner Kenner Greive Bobak Taylor & Weber
20100020222 - Image capturing device with touch screen for adjusting camera settings: Several methods for operating a built-in digital camera of a portable, handheld electronic device are described. In one embodiment, the device receives a user selection (e.g., tap, tap and hold, gesture) of a region displayed on the display screen (e.g., touch sensitive screen). A touch to focus mode may then... Agent: Apple Inc./bstz Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP
20100020223 - Operator control unit with tracking: An apparatus equipped with an electronic camera, lensed optics, and a visual display in communication with the optics. An analog or digital video signal is conveyed to an operator of the apparatus through the visual display. The apparatus includes an embedded processor to track the orientation and position of the... Agent: Lieberman & Brandsdorfer, LLC
20100020224 - Method for selecting desirable images from among a plurality of images and apparatus thereof: An image processing method includes calculating a desirability score which indicates a desirability of the image, for each of a series of images captured in a time-sequential manner, based on a recognition result of the image, and selecting a plurality of images as best-shots in which desirability scores are a... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division
20100020225 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and program: The present invention is an image processing apparatus for converting an original image into an enlarged image on which enlargement processing has been performed with respect to a reference point, as the center, including: a selection processing unit that treats, as a starting point, a coordinate point which is the... Agent: Frommer Lawrence & Haug
20100020226 - Web camera: The web camera of the present invention is used to capture the external images. The web camera of the present invention comprises a circuit control unit, a focal adjustment module, a focus adjustment button, an image capturing module, and a shutter button, wherein the focus adjustment module has an auto-focus... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC
20100020227 - Electronic device having a camera and method of controlling a flash: A method of controlling a flash output for capturing an image in a portable electronic device having a digital camera includes receiving light at an image sensor, determining a flash output adjusted for colour and brightness based on the light received at the image sensor, providing the flash output, and... Agent: Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
20100020228 - Imaging apparatus: The present invention provides an imaging apparatus in which an acquiring system supported by an AV hard disk device (AVHDD) as an external storing device is detected, either an FCP system, an RT system or a WT system is selected, latest battery capacity information and storage capacity information of the... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto
20100020229 - Wearable personal video/audio device method and system: A system for capture and transmission of video and audio data includes multiple input devices, each designed to be worn by a user. The input devices capture video and audio signals corresponding to views available at the location of each user and transmit the information to a remote system. The... Agent: General Electric Company Global Research
20100020230 - Image processing apparatus and control method thereof: In an image processing apparatus, degradation of edges of stationary subjects can be suppressed in a moving image obtained by converting moving image data having F frames per unit time into moving image data having 2F sub frames per the unit time. For this purpose, pixel data is inputted in... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto
20100020231 - Video processing method and device thereof: A video processing method and a device thereof are described. The method includes the steps as follows. An input video signal is received, in which a single period of the input video signal has a plurality of first input frames and a plurality of second input frames. The input video... Agent: Muncy, Geissler, Olds & Lowe, PLLC
20100020232 - Image displaying device and method, and image processing device and method: It is an object to prevent the image quality deterioration of a moving image likely to include a plurality of the same consecutive images such as 2-3 or 2-2 pulldown video due to the motion-compensated frame rate conversion (FRC) processing. An image displaying device is provided with an FRC portion... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20100020233 - Video image transmitting device, video image receiving device, video image recording device, video image reproducing device, and video image displaying device: A video image transmitting device, a video image receiving device, a video image recording device, a video image reproducing device, and a video image displaying device all having video signal processings such as a frame rate conversion (FRC) enable prevention of degradation of the video image reproduced by a video... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20100020234 - Closed captioning preferences: Techniques are described to provide closed captioning preferences. In an implementation, a user interface is output that is configured to accept preferences for a plurality of closed captions. A first one of the closed captions is output, based on the preferences, when available via a particular channel. A second one... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20100020235 - Co-channel interference remover: A receiver (a) translates a frequency spectrum of a received wideband signal such that a narrowband region of the wideband signal is applied to a filter for use in removing narrowband interference; and (b) tracks the narrowband interference by adjusting the frequency translation as a function of signal levels in... Agent: Robert D. Shedd, Patent Operations Thomson Licensing LLC
20100020236 - Image display apparatus and method: An image display apparatus and method are disclosed. In the present invention, an input image frame having a first solution is scaled by a scaling module so that a scaled image frame having a second dimension is generated. The scaled image frame is processed by a display device supporting the... Agent: Kirton And Mcconkie
20100020237 - Display controller and display apparatus: The present invention provides a display controller and a display apparatus capable of carrying out image display in a high-speed screen switching mode without changing a data rate of a digital transmission path while a signal itself sent through a display transmission path is kept within a standard (60 Hz).... Agent: Mr. Jackson Chen
20100020238 - Method and system for picture-based user interface for adjusting picture display parameter settings of a display device: A method and system for adjusting picture display settings of a display device is provided. One embodiment involves simultaneously displaying multiple pictures of the same visual content on the display device, wherein the picture setting and one or more sample pictures each at a different picture setting relative to the... Agent: Myers Andras Sherman LLP
20100020239 - Digital photo frame and method of displaying digital photos thereon: A digital photo frame includes a display and a button. The display has a primary display area and a secondary display area. A digital photo can be displayed in the secondary display area. The primary display area can also display a first resized digital photo associated with the digital photo... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss
20100020240 - Image signal processing apparatus, image signal processing method and video display apparatus: The present invention relates to a technology of appropriately improving image resolution. According to an image signal processing method of the present invention, an input video signal contains an image signal whose pixel size is converted at a specified magnification scale. The input image signal is used to calculate sampling... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP
20100020241 - Resolution conversion apparatus, method, and program: An apparatus includes a first-acquisition unit acquiring, from target image data, an input image pattern including pixel values within a predetermined range with reference to each of ideal corresponding points, a second-acquisition unit acquiring, as candidate image patterns, from search-image-pattern data, a first candidate image pattern including pixel values within... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.
20100020242 - Device and method for processign color image data: The present invention relates to a video processing device comprising a luminance and saturation detector (LSHD) for detecting the luminance values (lum) and the saturation values (sat) of pixels of an input video signal (IN); and a white-point, saturation and hue modulator (WSH) for transforming luminance and saturation properties (lum,... Agent: Nxp, B.v. Nxp Intellectual Property & Licensing
20100020243 - Video signal processor: In a video signal processor (10), a video signal is given to a video input terminal (101) via a coupling capacitor (200). A clamp circuit (104) clamps the video signal input via the video input terminal (101). A format detector section (105) detects a format of the video signal. A... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP
20100020244 - Image processing apparatus and image processing method: Disclosed herein is an image processing apparatus, including, a local motion vector detection section, a global motion vector acquisition section, an index value calculation section, a motion compensation section, an addition ratio calculation section, and an addition section.... Agent: K&l Gates LLP
20100020245 - Image displaying apparatus and image processing apparatus: An image displaying apparatus and an image processing apparatus are provided. The image displaying apparatus comprises a signal receiver unit, a signal processor unit, a display unit, a signal output unit, and a control unit. The signal receiver unit receives a broadcast signal or a signal provided from a signal... Agent: Ked & Associates, LLP
20100020246 - Image output apparatus, projector, and method of controlling image output apparatus: An image output apparatus that has video output terminals for each channel and outputs video signals from the video output terminals to a liquid crystal display device which divides one screen into a plurality of channels and drives the divided channels is disclosed. The image output apparatus includes: a plurality... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20100020247 - Method for assisting video compression in a computer system: One embodiment of the present invention provides a method that facilitates compression of video data in a computer system by performing the time-consuming task of computing the difference between successive frames of video data independently from the central processing unit. This frees the often-overburdened central processing unit from performing this... Agent: Trask Britt, P.C./ Micron Technology
20100020248 - Electronic device in which an electronic component is mounted on a main board: There is provided an electronic device. The electronic device includes: a main board formed with a cut out and comprising first and second surfaces facing each other; and an electronic component comprising a sub board and a casing and connected to the main board. A part of the electronic component... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20100020249 - Method and apparatus for assisting users with channel entry: A method for assisting users with channel entry utilizes channel tuning history to simplify the channel entry process. According to an exemplary embodiment, the method includes steps of storing a list of channel numbers previously tuned by the apparatus; receiving a first input selecting a most significant digit of a... Agent: Robert D. Shedd, Patent Operations Thomson Licensing LLC
20100020250 - Reproduced signal processor and video display: In a feedforward control type reproduced signal processor, a clock generator 1 changes a clock frequency, depending on a digital value set by a digital value generator 7. Therefore, power consumption of a system is optimized and control is facilitated. Moreover, when a frequency lock state is established in which... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP
20100020251 - Visual display system with varying illumination: The invention relates to a visual display system for use in conjunction with a display device (21), the system comprising one or more illumination sources for illuminating a region surround the image display region; and a control unit for controlling the illumination sources to vary the illumination in an inactive... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards
20100020252 - Output device: A head band unit contains a bending sensor which detects bending of the head band unit. As shown in the figure, the bending degree of the head band unit when mounted on a user head is smaller than the bending degree of the head band unit when not mounted. Accordingly,... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC01/21/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories. recently filed with US Patent Office
20100013904 - Domestic animal telephone: A phone for pets and pet owners is taught which allows the owner to call the house and “talk” to the pet. The owner can then see a video image of the pet in front of the pet phone to verify presence and happiness. The device can also present the... Agent: Vidas, Arrett & Steinkraus, P.A.
20100013905 - Floor control in multi-point conference systems: In one embodiment, a conference with multiple end points is provided. At the locations, multiple screens may be configured to display video from a portion of the multiple end points. Video from multiple locations is output onto the multiple screens, such as video streams from N different segments are output... Agent: Trellis Intellectual Property Law Group, PC
20100013906 - Zoom by multiple image capture: An image sensor assembly includes a fixed focal length optical lens; a mirror that reflects light from the scene to an optical lens and moves into a plurality of positions; and an image sensor that receives the light after it passes through the optical lens and captures a plurality of... Agent: Peter P. Hernandez, Patent Legal Staff Eastman Kodak Company
20100013907 - Separation type unit pixel of 3-dimensional image sensor and manufacturing method thereof: A separation type unit pixel of an image sensor, which can control light that incidents onto a photodiode at various angles, and be suitable for a zoom function in a compact camera module by securing an incident angle margin, and a manufacturing method thereof are provided. The unit pixel of... Agent: Jae Y. Park
20100013908 - Asynchronous photography automobile-detecting apparatus: The invention discloses the asynchronous photography for dual camera apparatus and processing the method for real-time forward vehicle detection. Image is captured by a pair of monochrome camera and stored into a computer. After the video pre-process, the edge information is used to locate the forward vehicle position, and then... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC
20100013909 - Determining camera motion: Camera motion is determined in a three-dimensional image capture system using a combination of two-dimensional image data and three-dimensional point cloud data available from a stereoscopic, multi-aperture, or similar camera system. More specifically, a rigid transformation of point cloud data between two three-dimensional point clouds may be more efficiently parameterized... Agent: 3m Innovative Properties Company
20100013910 - Stereo viewer: Various embodiments of opto-electronic display modules for viewing real time, stored or computer generated images and video information in 3D or 2D are presented. The various 2D or 3D viewer embodiments of the present disclosure allow independent use of the imaging information in a way that is convenient to the... Agent: Workman Nydegger 1000 Eagle Gate Tower
20100013911 - Dual projection system with inversely synchronized channel projections: A dual projection system utilizes a first projector and a second projector to project alternating left and right channel images of a 3D display. The projectors are inversely synchronized such that while the first projector projects a right channel image the other projector projects a left channel image. A projection... Agent: Dolby Laboratories Inc.
20100013912 - Stereoscopic image display apparatus: A stereoscopic image display apparatus includes a display panel and an image conversion sheet. The display panel includes a plurality of pixel units. Each pixel unit has a zigzag shape that extends in a first direction. The image conversion sheet includes a plurality of lens units. Each lens unit extends... Agent: H.c. Park & Associates, PLC
20100013913 - Device and a method for obtaining information about a wheel: A device and a method for obtaining information about a wheel (100), the device comprising a penetrating body (72) for at least partially inserting between a tyre (101) and a rim (102) of a wheel (100), and means (73) for acquiring the images, the means (73) being installed on a... Agent: Browdy And Neimark, P.l.l.c. 624 Ninth Street, Nw
20100013914 - In-vivo sensing device and method for communicating between imagers and processor thereof: An in-vivo sensing device having multiple imagers controlled by a single processor and a method for communicating between the processor and the imagers. The processor and imagers are connected via common data and control busses, instead of by direct separate conducting lines thereby reducing the number of pins on the... Agent: Pearl Cohen Zedek Latzer, LLP
20100013915 - System for taking images of the face of an individual: the capture system (100) being characterised in that the generation means are such that each lobe (106, 108) is asymmetric with respect to the straight line bearing said maximum and has, from this maximum, a first front (122) curved towards the image capture device (110) and a second front (120)... Agent: Briggs And Morgan P.A.
20100013916 - Device and method for inspecting a tire, in particular using an interferometric measuring method: A device for inspecting a tyre (10), in particular by means of an interferometric measuring method, is provided with a measuring head (20), which is used to scan the tyre (10) in order to produce a measured result (70, 71, 72). The device is also equipped with a location element... Agent: Stephen B. Salai, Esq. Harter Secrest & Emery LLP
20100013919 - Method and apparatus for low cost motion detection: A non-frame-based motion detection method and apparatus for imagers requires only a few line buffers and little computation. The non-frame-based, low cost motion detection method and apparatus are well suited for “system-a-chip” (SOC) imager implementations.... Agent: Dickstein Shapiro LLP
20100013917 - Method and system for performing surveillance: A method and system for performing surveillance includes receiving location information for a detected object via a first sensor and slewing a second sensor to the detected object in accordance with the location information provided by the first sensor. In one embodiment, the first sensor detects the presence of the... Agent: Patent Docket Administrator Lowenstein Sandler P.C.
20100013924 - Method of retrieving image data of a moving object, apparatus for photographing and detecting a moving object, and apparatus for retrieving image data of a moving object: The purpose of the present invention is to efficiently retrieve the image data of a specific moving object from the data of images photographed in a plurality of photographing positions. A number of photography and detection apparatuses having an RFID detection function and a photography function are arrayed in the... Agent: Fujitsu Patent Center C/o Cpa Global
20100013923 - Monitoring system: The invention relates to a monitoring system equipped with low-power-consumption camera devices. A main monitor device (15) grasps whether each monitor device (12) makes a request for sending image signals. Each camera device (13) sends a polling signal to the main monitor device (15). The main monitor device (15), in... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20100013921 - Monitoring system and terminal device: A monitoring system for surveiling an object substance includes plural movable bodies periodically patrolling surveillance areas each having a prescribed area and acquiring image data and/or audio data showing statuses during a patrol, an area local control institution installed in each of the surveillance areas for receiving from the movable... Agent: Kanesaka Berner And Partners LLP
20100013925 - Portal proximate digital communications device: A device which incorporates a digital camera and video display monitor that displays, in real time, live video of activities occurring in the proximity of the device and as a digital signage electronic display that is capable of receiving and displaying video information, advertising and other messages transmitted from a... Agent: James C. Scott Roetzel & Andress
20100013922 - Surveillance camera: A surveillance camera has a case, an optoelectronical module and an assistant light module. The optoelectronical module is mounted securely inside the case and has a camera lens and a contact pad module. The contact pad module is a printed circuit board that has at least two contact pads thereon... Agent: Frenkel & Associates
20100013920 - Surveillance imaging with upsampling: Surveilling a subject may include irradiating a portion of the subject with electromagnetic radiation, receiving radiation reflected from the subject, and producing digital image data representative of an image of the portion of the subject. The digital image data may be used as input for computations including image processing and/or... Agent: Kolisch Hartwell, P.C.
20100013926 - Video surveillance system employing video primitives: A video surveillance system is set up, calibrated, tasked, and operated. The system extracts video primitives and extracts event occurrences from the video primitives using event discriminators. The system can undertake a response, such as an alarm, based on extracted event occurrences.... Agent: Muir Patent Consulting, PLLC
20100013918 - Viewing system: A surveillance system comprising a middleware server (10) connected via a SMPP link to an SMSC (12). The surveillance system enables two-way connection to a plurality of image capture devices, such as video cameras or webcams (14). Image data captured by the cameras (14) is transmitted via GPRS and a... Agent: Intellectual Property Dept. Dewitt Ross & Stevens Sc
20100013927 - Systems and methods of capturing large area images in detail including cascaded cameras and/or calibration features: A method and system are presented in which images are captured from overview and detail imaging devices such that overview images are created with a first degree of redundancy, and detail images are captured with less overlap and a second degree of redundancy.... Agent: Carlineo, Spicer & Kee, LLC
20100013929 - Event data recorder with lane departure warning function: An event data recorder with a function of lane departure warning is revealed. The device combines a LDWS (Lane Departure Warning System) with a EDR (Event Data Recorder). The LDWS uses at least one image sensor to capture road images that are sent to a DSP for being processed and... Agent: Troxell Law Office PLLC
20100013928 - Image recording system: An image recording system having a CCD camera or CMOS camera for picking up the surroundings of a vehicle. The image recording system additionally includes a radiation sensor for sensing a pulsed light source, as well as a control device, controlled by the radiation sensor, which determines the discrepancy between... Agent: Kenyon & Kenyon LLP
20100013930 - Video display apparatus and video display method: A video display apparatus for displaying on a monitor videos captured using capturing sections is provided. The capturing sections (101a-101n) capture the periphery of a vehicle. Reference position setting sections (102a-102n) set a focus monitor position as a video construction reference position. A steering angle detecting section (108) detects a... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack L.L.P.
20100013931 - System and method for capturing, storing, analyzing and displaying data relating to the movements of objects: A system and method for the capture and storage of data relating to the movements of objects, in a specified area and enables this data to be displayed in a graphically meaningful and useful manner. Video data is collected and video metadata is generated relating to objects (persons) appearing in... Agent: Dickstein Shapiro LLP
20100013932 - Video detection and enhancement of a sport object: A system for video detection and enhancement of a sport object during a sport contest. The system includes the sport object configured to phosphoresce at a selected non-visible frequency; a video collection and separation apparatus configured to detect visible light from a scene that includes the sport object and to... Agent: Leveque Intellectual Property Law, P.C.
20100013933 - Adaptive surveillance network and method: A plurality of modules interact to form an adaptive network in which each module transmits and receives data signals indicative of proximity of objects. A central computer accumulates the data produced or received and relayed by each module for analyzing proximity responses to transmit through the adaptive network control signals... Agent: Fenwick & West LLP
20100013934 - System for image acquisition: A system for image acquisition for acquiring images includes at least two optical devices for acquiring images, each optical device including a respective linear camera suitable for acquiring images from at least one object passing on a transporting plane, at least one lighting device associated with each of the at... Agent: Duane Morris LLP - PhiladelphiaIPDepartment
20100013935 - Multiple target tracking system incorporating merge, split and reacquisition hypotheses: A tracking system having a video detector for associating observations of blobs and objects and deriving objects' or blobs' paths. Hypotheses may be computed by the system for merging, splitting and reacquisition of the observations. There may be objects tracked among the observations, and best paths selected as trajectories of... Agent: Honeywell International Inc. Patent Services
20100013936 - Monitor with camera: A monitor includes a display circuit used for controlling display of the monitor. A camera is disposed on a frame of the monitor, and includes a plurality of signal pins. A power circuit is used for providing power to the display circuit and the camera. A monitor video interface mates... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss
20100013937 - Image stabilization control apparatus and imaging apparatus: An image stabilization control apparatus includes a vibration correction unit configured to correct an image shake occurring due to vibration, a first vibration detection unit configured to detect and output an angular velocity of the vibration, a second vibration detection unit configured to detect and output an acceleration of the... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division
20100013938 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and image processing program: An image processing apparatus includes a first image acquisition section that acquires a first image of an object at illumination-off time, a second image acquisition section that acquires a second image of the object at illumination-on time, a difference image generation section that generates a difference image based on a... Agent: Westerman, Hattori, Daniels & Adrian, LLP
20100013939 - Image apparatus and electronic device: An imaging apparatus includes a barrel unit having a photographic lens, an image pickup device configured to receive light through the photographic lens to capture a subject image, a movable unit configured to movably support the image pickup device in a direction perpendicular to a light-receiving axis of the subject... Agent: Dickstein Shapiro LLP
20100013940 - Image processing apparatus: A circuit processing a method is provided that is more practical for restoring an image as well as preventing a device from becoming large. The image processing device includes an image processing unit for processing an image. The processing unit produces restored data approaching to an initial image data before... Agent: Patent Docket Clerk Cowan, Liebowitz & Latman, P.C.
20100013941 - System and method for communicating data in a video system: A system and method of controlling a video camera arranged to provide a video signal on a transmission medium including: transmitting command data on the video transmission medium to the camera, and receiving response data from the camera over the video transmission medium during a single vertical blanking period of... Agent: Tyco International Ltd
20100013943 - Arrangement and method relating to an image recording device: An input system for a digital camera may include a portion for taking at least one image to be used as a control image; and a controller to control at least one operation of the digital camera based on a control command recognized from the control image, the control command... Agent: Harrity & Harrity, LLP
20100013942 - Digital cameras indicating selected mode: An imaging device having first and second operable modes of operation, the imaging device includes a user interface for selecting the first operable mode of operation or a second operable mode of operation; a processor that, upon startup, detects whether the first operable mode of operation or the second operable... Agent: Peter P. Hernandez Patent Legal Staff
20100013951 - Digital watermarking methods, programs and apparatus: The present claims recite various steganographic and digital watermarking methods and apparatus. One claim recites a method of watermarking a representation of a physical object. The method includes: projecting a watermark orientation component onto a physical object; and using a camera or image sensor, capturing an image or video of... Agent: Digimarc Corporation
20100013949 - Eyeball parameter estimating device and method: A head posture estimating unit estimates, from a face image of a person photographed by a camera, a head posture of the person in a camera coordinate system. A head coordinate system eyeball central position candidate setting unit sets candidates of an eyeball central position in a head coordinate system... Agent: Mr. Jackson Chen
20100013944 - Gesture recognition apparatus and method: A method of identifying a human gesture using a machine includes providing a time sequence of data related to the human gesture; transforming the time sequence of data into waveforms; extracting features from the waveforms; and identifying the human gesture based on the extracted features.... Agent: Department Of The Navy (naval Air Warfare Center -aircraft Division)
20100013945 - Image pickup device and image pickup method: To provide a camera determining a subject for which an image capturing condition is set at the time determined based on whether or not the subject is detected before an image capturing instruction is issued. The subject is detected, it is determined whether the subject detection result satisfies a predetermined... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division
20100013950 - Image processing apparatus, image processing system, control method of the image processing apparatus, and recording medium having recorded thereon a computer program for executing the control program: An image sensing apparatus sets a trimming area for an image file obtained by image sensing. An image processing apparatus acquires the image file to which the trimming area has been added, and displays the acquired image file on a display unit. The image processing apparatus then sets a new... Agent: Cowan Liebowitz & Latman P.C. John J Torrente
20100013946 - Imaging device and imaging method: Disclosed herein is an imaging device including: an imaging element configured to carry out photoelectric conversion of subject image light incident through a lens and produce a video signal; an imaging element controller configured to control timing of readout of the video signal from the imaging element; a circular disk... Agent: Frommer Lawrence & Haug
20100013948 - Multi-color image processing apparatus and signal processing apparatus: A multi-color image processor according to the present invention includes an image capturing section 101 and a signal processing section 104. The image capturing section 101 includes a color separating section 10 for separating visible radiation into at least two light rays with first- and second-color components, respectively, and first... Agent: Mark D. Saralino (pan) Renner, Otto, Boisselle & Sklar, LLP
20100013947 - Phase difference detection device, imaging apparatus, phase difference detection method: The ratio between an image A and an image B is calculated as the comparison result of the images A and B obtained from a pair of optical images. The variance is then calculated in order to evaluate the statistical fluctuation of the ratio obtained for each pixel. The fluctuation... Agent: Cowan Liebowitz & Latman P.C. John J Torrente
20100013952 - Apparatus and method for controlling gain of color signal: An apparatus for controlling gain of color signal includes an auto white balance algorithm applying unit determining a white estimation region from an input image, and calculating a first color signal gain for correcting an average color signal level of pixels of the white estimation region to white, a pixel... Agent: Lowe Hauptman Ham & Berner, LLP
20100013953 - Imaging apparatus and flicker detection method: An exposure control unit 15 controls a charge accumulation time for a CMOS sensor 10. The CMOS sensor 10 captures an image P1 with a charge accumulation time T1 and an image P2 with a charge accumulation time T2. The charge accumulation time T1 does not cause a flicker in... Agent: Mcginn Intellectual Property Law Group, PLLC
20100013954 - Video camera: A video camera includes an image sensor. The image sensor repeatedly outputs an object scene image captured on an imaging surface. A CPU detects a luminance component of the object scene image outputted from the image sensor, i.e., an AE/AWB evaluation value, and also detects a high-frequency component of the... Agent: Westerman, Hattori, Daniels & Adrian, LLP
20100013956 - Image capture device: An image capture device according to the present invention includes: an optical system for producing a subject's image; an imager with multiple photodiodes, which reads an electrical signal representing the intensity of light that has been incident on each photodiode from the photodiode, thereby generating an image signal representing the... Agent: Mark D. Saralino (pan) Renner, Otto, Boisselle & Sklar, LLP
20100013957 - Image processing apparatus, method and program, and display apparatus: The invention provides: a code generation and data assignment circuit that sets the order in which a confidential image and a reversed image are displayed, based on an orthogonal code; and a shutter glass control signal generation circuit that controls so that during a period when an image signal of... Agent: Mr. Jackson Chen
20100013955 - Imaging control apparatus, imaging control method, and computer-readable storage medium: An imaging control apparatus inputs an image signal from an image sensing unit, controls, based on a first image signal from the image sensing unit for a first region, a mechanical component which controls an aperture for image sensing by the image sensing unit, and electronically controls, based on the... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto
20100013958 - Imaging system with built-in image search function: An imaging system, the imaging system may be a DSC, and a mobile phone, and includes a imaging module, a storage module, display module, a metadata module, and an image search module. The imaging module is for acquiring images. The storage module is for storing the acquired images of the... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss
20100013959 - Efficient generation of a reflection effect: In one embodiment, a method generates an output image having a reflection special effect at the time of capture of an original image having a first area. The output image is generated using a memory having a capacity limited to storing a single image and a buffer having a capacity... Agent: Epson Research And Development Inc Intellectual Property Dept
20100013960 - Signal processing apparatus and image data generation apparatus with electronic reduction and enlargement signal processing capabilities: A recording mode control circuit controls a first recording mode in which still image data having a first image size corresponding to the number of pixels of an image sensing element is generated and recorded and a second recording mode in which moving image data having a second image size... Agent: Cowan Liebowitz & Latman P.C. John J Torrente
20100013962 - Image capturing apparatus, control method therefor, and program: This invention makes shot image data match dust correction data as much as possible even when the dust adhesion state changes. An image capturing apparatus includes an image capturing unit which photo-electrically converts, by an image sensor, an object image formed by a photographing lens to generate an image signal,... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto
20100013961 - Pixel sensor array and image sensor for reducing resolution degradation: There are provided a pixel sensor array and an image sensor including the pixel sensor. The pixel sensor array includes: a first sensor pixel group disposed in a predetermined central portion and including a plurality of pixel sensors sensing incident light; and a second pixel sensor group disposed in a... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20100013963 - Video camera: Embodiments provide a video camera that can be configured to highly compress video data in a visually lossless manner. The camera can be configured to transform blue and red image data in a manner that enhances the compressibility of the data. The data can then be compressed and stored in... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP
20100013964 - Image sensing apparatus and control method for the image sensing apparatus: An image sensing apparatus includes an image sensor including a pixel array, on which a plurality of pixels are arranged, and a reading section configured to read a signal from the pixel array, a detection unit configured to detect a defective pixel in the pixel array based on a signal... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division
20100013965 - Separation and contrast enhancement of overlapping cast shadow components and target detection in shadow using polarization: Shadow is an inseparable aspect of all natural scenes. When there are multiple light sources or multiple reflections several different shadows may overlap at the same location and create complicated patterns. Shadows are a potentially good source of information about a scene if the shadow regions can be properly identified... Agent: Woodcock Washburn LLP
20100013966 - Electo-optical color imaging systems having strong lateral chromatic aberration compensated by digital image processing: A spatially-varying sharpening filter and a color registration module compensate for significant lateral color in poorly corrected optics. In one aspect, a color imaging system includes image-forming optics, a sensor array and a processing module. The processing module includes a color registration module and a spatially-varying sharpening filter. The image-forming... Agent: Ricoh/fenwick
20100013967 - Solid state imaging device: A solid state imaging device includes: a light receiving portion; a transfer gate; a clock wiring group; and a substance. The light receiving portion includes a plurality of light receiving elements formed on a substrate. The charge transfer portion transfers electric charges supplied from the light receiving portion. The transfer... Agent: Young & Thompson
20100013968 - Image sensor module embedded in mobile phone and method of manufacturing the same: Disclosed herein is an image sensor module embedded in a mobile phone and a method of manufacturing the same, in which a device is mounted on an image sensor chip to miniaturize the resulting product, thus enabling cost savings and enhancing product competitiveness.... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20100013970 - Semiconductor imaging instrument and manufacturing method thereof, and camera and manufacturing method thereof: A semiconductor imaging instrument is disclosed, including a prescribed substrate, an imaging device array provided on the substrate and having plural semiconductor imaging devices and electrodes for outputting a signal charge upon photoelectric conversion of received light, and a color filter layer provided on the imaging device array, with an... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC
20100013969 - Solid-state imaging element and camera system: Disclosed herein is a solid-state imaging element including a pixel unit configured to include a plurality of pixels arranged in a matrix and a pixel signal readout unit configured to include an analog-digital conversion unit that carries out analog-digital conversion of a pixel signal read out from the pixel unit.... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC
20100013971 - Imaging device: Disclosed herein is an imaging device including: a lens mount section with a removable lens section; an imaging element adapted to generate a video signal by converting image light of the subject entering through the lens section attached to the lens mount section into an electric signal; a disk-shaped shutter... Agent: Frommer Lawrence & Haug
20100013975 - Image sensor: This image sensor includes a charge transfer region transferring signal charge, a transfer electrode formed on the surface of the charge transfer region through a first insulating film, an increasing portion provided on the charge transfer region for increasing the signal charge and a transistor, provided on a region other... Agent: Ditthavong Mori & Steiner, P.C.
20100013972 - Pixel sensor cell with frame storage capability: A set of frame transfer transistors are provided between a hold gate transistor and a transfer gate transistor of a CMOS image sensor to enable storage of charge generate in the photosensitive diode after exposure. The readout of the charges from the set of frame transfer transistors may be performed... Agent: Scully, Scott, Murphy & Presser, P.C.
20100013973 - Pixel sensor cell with frame storage capability: A set of frame transfer transistors are provided between a hold gate transistor and a transfer gate transistor of a CMOS image sensor to enable storage of charge generate in the photosensitive diode after exposure. The readout of the charges from the set of frame transfer transistors may be performed... Agent: Scully, Scott, Murphy & Presser, P.C.
20100013974 - Remote image processing for wireless communication and personal safety applications: This invention relates to wireless communication products, digital camera phones (or wireless transceiver capable of recording and transmitting digital photos); Global Positioning Satellite (GPS) applications in wireless technologies; handheld wireless safety alarms; or wireless accessories combination thereof It streamlines “Threat Phone: camera phone automation for personal safety” (Inventor: Barrett Gay;... Agent: Barrett J. Gay
20100013976 - Solid-state image pickup device, a method of driving the same, a signal processing method for the same, and image pickup apparatus: A solid-state image pickup device including: a pixel array portion; a dummy pixel; a differential circuit; a reset voltage supplying section; and a common phase feedback circuit.... Agent: Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP
20100013977 - Electronic camera: It is enabled to check a detail of a subject being a tracking object more rapidly and easily by including an image-capturing unit capturing a subject image and generating an image, a selecting unit continuously selecting a focus detection object area at the time of image-capturing by the image-capturing unit... Agent: Arent Fox LLP
20100013978 - Electronic device with image capturing function: An electronic device includes a lens body, a rotatable portion, a base, and a main body. The lens body contains a lens module. The rotatable portion is secured to the lens body, and defines a number of grooves on the circumference surface thereof. The base defines a through hole with... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss
20100013980 - Digital photographing apparatus: Provided is a digital photographing apparatus that includes a lens unit frame having an opening through which light enters from a forward direction, and having a lens unit to be disposed inside the frame, or having a lens barrel comprising a lens unit to be disposed inside the frame; and... Agent: Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP Attn: Patent Docket Dept.
20100013979 - Snapshot spectral imaging systems and methods: Digital cameras for spectrally imaging an object or scene comprise an imaging component, a fixed one-dimensional disperser and an image sensor having sensor pixels, the disperser and image sensor arranged with matching optical parameters and in a predetermined spatial relationship. Each sensor pixel detects multiplexed spectral information from at least... Agent: Dr. Mark M. Friedman C/o Bill Polkinghorn - Discovery Dispatch
20100013981 - Focus control apparatus, image sensing apparatus, and control method therefor: A control method of detecting an object image to be focused from a sensed image, setting a focus detection area in detecting an in-focus state of a photographing optical system, and exercising control such that the photographing optical system is moved based on a signal output in the focus detection... Agent: Cowan Liebowitz & Latman P.C. John J Torrente
20100013982 - Imaging device: Disclosed herein is an imaging device including an imaging element, an imaging controller, first and second shutter members, and a shutter controller. The imaging element carries out photoelectric conversion of subject image light incident through a lens and produces an imaging signal. The imaging controller controls readout of the imaging... Agent: Frommer Lawrence & Haug LLP
20100013983 - Multiple exposure methods and apparatus for electronic cameras: A method for capturing multiple sets of image data with an electronic camera having a shutter and an electronic shutter for selectively allowing light to reach an image sensor comprises opening the shutter and the electronic shutter, allowing light to reach the image sensor for a first exposure time, closing... Agent: Dolby Laboratories Licensing Corporation
20100013984 - Noncondensing security camera housing window assembly: Security video cameras, in either bullet or dome formats, typically suffer from fogging (condensation) on the lens window due to humid weather conditions. The present invention uses a secondary window affixed in close proximity to primary window with a sealed air gap between windows to eliminate the fogging conditions.... Agent: Honeywell International Inc. Patent Services
20100013985 - Camera module: An exemplary camera module includes a barrel, a holder engaged with the barrel, a first lens received in the barrel, an image sensor received in the holder and a second lens received in the holder. The holder includes an inner chamber. The second lens is mounted on the holder proximate... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss
20100013986 - Image pickup apparatus: The image pickup apparatus of the present invention includes a front plate 12 fitted to an outer cylindrical surface of a lens barrel 5b and a rear plate 13 placed on the backside of a liquid crystal panel 7, and an accessory shoe 11 is fixed to a rib 12a... Agent: Hamre, Schumann, Mueller & Larson P.C.
20100013987 - Device and method for processing a real subband signal for reducing aliasing effects: In order to process a subband signal of a plurality of real subband signals which are a representation of a real discrete-time signal generated by an analysis filter bank, a weighter for weighting a subband signal by a weighting factor determined for the subband signal is provided to obtain a... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP
20100013988 - Method and apparatus for transmitting and using picture descriptive information in a frame rate conversion processor: A method and apparatus of frame rate conversion where descriptive information relating to an input video signal is transmitted to the frame rate converter along with the input signal. The descriptive information is used to interpolate frames, allowing the interpolator to make pixel analysis using the descriptive information relating to... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd
20100013989 - Method and system for controlling fallback in generating intermediate fields of a video signal: A method and system for generating intermediate fields of a video signal are provided. One implementation involves generating intermediate fields of a video signal, by performing interpolation for generating said intermediate (missing) fields of said video signal; and applying fallback interpolation when quality of the interpolated fields is below a... Agent: Myers Andras Sherman LLP
20100013990 - Method and system for detecting deinterlaced moving thin diagonal lines: A system and method that detect edges that are near horizontal thin lines in interlaced video in a deinterlacer. The system may detect edges in a video image and determine whether the edges are diagonal or nearly horizontal edges. Based on the determination the system may select a filter appropriate... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd
20100013991 - Image display apparatus, video signal processor, and video signal processing method: The present invention provides an image display apparatus capable of suppressing deterioration in picture quality resulting from precision of detection of a motion vector at the time of performing a predetermined video signal process to improve picture quality. In consideration of reliability in detection of a motion vector mv by... Agent: Lerner, David, Littenberg, Krumholz & Mentlik
20100013992 - Method and system for detecting motion at an intermediate position between image fields: A method and system for detecting motion at a temporal intermediate position between image fields is provided. One implementation involves detecting an uncovering area in the temporal intermediate position in an image field; determining a motion vector candidate, in place of a current original motion vector, for the temporal intermediate... Agent: Myers Andras Sherman LLP
20100013993 - Pulldown field detector: A system and method for detecting the presence and location of pull-down fields in a video field stream. Various aspects of the present invention may comprise method steps and circuit structure for generating an array of variance indications, each of which represents a degree of variance between two video fields... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd
20100013994 - Method and associated device for displaying caption windows in television: A method for displaying caption windows in a TV system is provided. The method includes steps of receiving a first window-defining command at a first time point, receiving a second window-defining command at a second time point, and determining an output state of the window-defining commands according to a comparison... Agent: Wpat, PC Intellectual Property Attorneys
20100013995 - Method and apparatus for controlling screen of image display device: Apparatus and method for controlling a screen of an image display device on which an image signal transmitted from a PC can be displayed are provided. In the above apparatus and method, a TV mode and a PC mode are discerned by a selection of a user. In the case... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20100013997 - Metadata display control method and system for broadcast receiver: A metadata display control method and system for a digital broadcast receiver for displaying metadata associated with a broadcast program on a secondary display terminal while displaying the broadcast program on a primary display terminal is provided. The metadata display control method includes receiving a broadcast program and metadata of... Agent: H.c. Park & Associates, PLC
20100013996 - Method and system for theme-based settings for a display device: A method and system for controlling settings for an electronic device, is provided. One implementation involves detecting access to audio/visual content using the device, identifying a theme associated with the content, retrieving a set of device settings associated with the identified theme, and dynamically applying the retrieved settings to the... Agent: Myers Andras Sherman LLP
20100013998 - Intelligent task based user interface for television: Systems and methods for the implementation of a task or activities based user interface on a television on screen display (OSD) and a remote control unit. As provided in the embodiments described herein, the embodiments utilize the device auto detect mechanisms incorporated in HDMI 1.3 (CEC) and 1394 compliant televisions... Agent: Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe, LLPIPProsecution Department
20100013999 - Video processing apparatus: According to one embodiment, a video processing apparatus includes a first conversion module configured to execute up-conversion processing on a section of video data, a display module configure to enlarge a moving image of the section of the video data subjected to the up-conversion processing by the first conversion module... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP
20100014000 - Automatic color adjustment method and an automatic color adjustment device: An automatic color adjustment method and an automatic color adjustment device used for an image output device are disclosed. The method comprises the following steps: obtaining an accumulated usage time of the image output device; obtaining the color intensity decline value corresponding to the accumulated usage time; and adjusting the... Agent: Kamrath & Associates P.A.
20100014001 - Simple next search position selection for motion estimation iterative search: A next position selector for motion estimation iterative search improves the efficiency and quality of the integer-pel motion estimation iterative search by easily and quickly determining the center point of the next search area. By taking a position of the SAD value of the present search area and mapping that... Agent: Haverstock & Owens LLP
20100014002 - System and method for control line isolation: An exemplary embodiment of the present invention relates to a power control circuit that comprises a run mode controller configured to operate the power control circuit in a run power mode and a standby mode controller configured to operate the power control circuit in a standby power mode. The power... Agent: Fletcher Yoder P.C.
20100014003 - Mobile media device and method for playing media stream: A mobile media device is disclosed. The mobile media device includes a database, a list-selecting unit, a channel-selecting unit, a tuning unit and a playing unit. The database stores several data channel lists, wherein each of the data channel lists has a location information column. The list-selecting unit selects a... Agent: Muncy, Geissler, Olds & Lowe, PLLC
20100014005 - Remote control system, television set and remote controller: A remote control system of the present invention is provided with a TV apparatus (1) and a remote controller (2), and performs two-way communication. The remote controller (2) is provided with a microphone (211) and a speaker (210), and generates and outputs sound source data. Furthermore, by the use of... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.
20100014004 - Television and method with improved volume control: A television includes a memory, a processor, and a volume adjusting application stored in the memory. The volume adjusting application is configured for execution by the processor to provide at least two-step volume control of audio signals converted from television programs. In a first step, the volume of the audio... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss
20100014006 - Hand-held electrical communication device and image processing method thereof: A hand-held electrical communication device including an image sensing unit, a mobile TV receiver, an image signal processing unit, a display unit and a baseband processing unit is provided. The image sensing unit generates an original image frame. The mobile TV receiver receives a compressed video data. The image signal... Agent: Rabin & Berdo, PC
20100014007 - Display apparatus, control method thereof, and program: When a communication connection with a device is disconnected during execution of a display based on data transmitted from the connected device, it can be controlled to continue or end the display according to a class of the device. A display apparatus 1 includes a USB connector 102 used to... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto
20100014008 - Wide color gaut high resolution dmd projection system: A wide gamut high resolution projection system has a light source for generating and emitting light, a prism assembly for separating the light into six primary color light beams, and a plurality of digital micromirror device imagers configured to receive and reflect the primary color light beams.... Agent: Robert D. Shedd, Patent Operations Thomson Licensing LLC
20100014009 - Visualisation system in an aircraft: A visualization system in the passenger cabin of an aircraft, by which visualization system data relating to informing, instructing and entertaining passengers can be visually presented, along with graphic effects. The visualization system includes a lining panel to line the passenger cabin, and a control unit. The lining panel is... Agent: Lerner, David, Littenberg, Krumholz & Mentlik01/14/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories. recently filed with US Patent Office
20100007712 - Video communication apparatus and method for dual standby mobile terminal: A video communication apparatus and method for a multi-standby mobile terminal is provided for accomplishing video communication using two communication modules supporting two different communication systems. The video communication apparatus for the multi-standby mobile terminal includes a first communication module which establishes a voice channel with a counterpart mobile terminal... Agent: H.c. Park & Associates, PLC
20100007711 - Vphone (video phone), v3phone (video, voice,vehicular phone) and v3phone console for vehicular and portable wireless communication,entertainment, global positioning, and video conferencing: Wireless vPhone series of products: vPhone, v3Phone Console and v3Phone. vPhone (video phone) is a handheld phone with an external connector that connects (via external cable) to a vehicular/portable console (v3Phone Console) or other devices that will provide a larger display screen for viewing LiveTV, Videos, Music, GPS mapping, Voicemail,... Agent: Thurmond Bell
20100007713 - Videoconferencing system using network: Dual (redundant) operation support servers are used to improve the reliability of a video conferencing system and ensure the stability of communication. Switching automatically one operation support server to another enables a video conference to be smoothly continued without interruption. Multiple operation support servers are provided, each including a synchronization... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack, L.L.P.
20100007714 - Flexible image photographing apparatus with a plurality of image forming units and method for manufacturing the same: A flexible image photographing apparatus includes a plurality of image photographing units to photograph a photographing object. A flexible body receives the plurality of image photographing units and may be transformed when a force is applied. A control portion is disposed at the flexible body to control each of the... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20100007715 - Method of shooting angle adjustment for an image capturing device that moves along a circular path: This invention discloses a method of shooting angle adjustment for as image capture device that moves along a circular path at different locations. The invention comprises two ways to adjust the shooting angle at different locations; one is └Auto Angle Offset┘ and the other is └Shooting Angles' Memory Teaching┘. The... Agent: Cooper Legal Group LLC
20100007717 - Integrated processor for 3d mapping: A device for processing data includes a first input port for receiving color image data from a first image sensor and a second input port for receiving depth-related image data from a second image sensor. Processing circuitry generates a depth map using the depth-related image data. At least one output... Agent: D. Kligler I.p. Services Ltd
20100007716 - Stereoscopic 3d display device: A stereoscopic image display device including: a main display panel operable to alternately display a left image and a right image; an auxiliary display panel including first and second substrates having a pixel part corresponding to that of the main display panel and a sub-liquid crystal layer formed between the... Agent: Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione
20100007719 - Method and apparatus for 3d digitization of an object: In a method for 3D digitization of an object (1), a plurality of camera images of the object are recorded and assembled to determine the 3D coordinates of the object. To improve such method, pictures are taken from the object (1), from which 2D feature points (11, 12, 13; 21,... Agent: Dilworth & Barrese, LLP
20100007718 - Monocular three-dimensional imaging: A three-dimensional imaging system uses a single primary optical lens along with various configurations of apertures, refocusing facilities, and the like to obtain three offset optical channels each of which can be separately captured with an optical sensor.... Agent: 3m Innovative Properties Company
20100007720 - Method for front matching stereo vision: The present invention provides a method, system, and apparatus for solving the stereo vision matching problem. The invention implements a method for solving image correspondence problems so that each front region between consecutive extremal pixels in one image is matched to a corresponding front region between consecutive extremal pixels in... Agent: Larry A. Schemmel Office Of The Attorney General
20100007721 - Method for displaying a multi-viewpoint image and display apparatus for performing the same: A method for displaying a multi-viewpoint image is capable of reducing display defects, and a display apparatus to perform the method includes a display part and a driving control part. The driving control part provides the display part with a plurality of multi-viewpoint images signals. The driving control part sequentially... Agent: H.c. Park & Associates, PLC
20100007722 - Stereoscopic image display device and driving method thereof: A stereoscopic image display device and method for driving the same includes a plasma display device and spectacles. A 3D effect is produced by turning on the left-eye lens of the spectacles in synchronization with a left-eye image and turning on the right-eye lens of the spectacles in synchronization with... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP
20100007723 - Image display device, image display method, and image display program: An image display device includes display regions, each having sub-pixels arranged therein, a pixel groups, each including a pixels, each pixel being composed of the sub-pixels included in the unit display regions adjacent to each other, a separating element which separates light of the image into light beams directing in... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C
20100007724 - Electronic endoscope signal-processing device and electronic endoscope system: An electronic endoscope signal-processing device is provided that includes a gradation compensation processor. The gradation compensation processor compensates for R, G, and B gradations by controlling R, G, and B tone curves defining relationship between input values and output values of each of the R, G, and B signals. The... Agent: Greenblum & Bernstein, P.L.C
20100007725 - Method and system for automatic intra-oral sensor locating for image acquisition: A method and systems for capturing digital intra-oral images, while automatically determining a location of an intra-oral sensor placed within a mouth of a patient, is disclosed. A spatial frame-of-reference is established with respect to teeth within the mouth of the patient. An intra-oral digital imaging sensor is placed within... Agent: Hahn Loeser & Parks, LLP
20100007726 - Method and apparatus for classifying a person: Photo or video content of a person is acquired (401). A dimension of at least one iris of a person such as radius of the iris is measured (405, 411). A dimension of the face of the person, such as width of the face, is measured. The person is then... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards
20100007727 - Automated measurement of concentration and/or amount in a biological sample: Provided are methods, computer implemented methods, and devices for machine vision. The methods and devices are capable of quantifying the amount of a particular color resulting from a particular stain in a sample stained with multiple agents.... Agent: Patterson, Thuente, Skaar & Christensen, P.A.
20100007728 - System for determining objects: A system for multimodal detection of objects in a field of vision located in front of or behind a vehicle, wherein a surroundings-sensing process is carried out by a radar sensor, the radar sensor output signal is fed to a radar signal analysis method, and a visual surroundings-sensing process is... Agent: Ratnerprestia
20100007729 - Delayed petroleum coking vessel inspection device and method: This invention comprises a system and a method for inspecting the inside of delayed petroleum coking vessels to determine deformations, detect and determine the severity of other defects and visually observe the inside of the inspected vessel.... Agent: Scheef & Stone, L.L.P.
20100007732 - Image, sound, and sensor data capture apparatus embedded into display apparatus: Although the webcam and microphones have been available for computer systems, beginning sometime before 2000, as separate devices and later embedded into computer housings, there has not been an attempt to embed the technology directly into the display itself. This invention attempts to resolve that issue and relates to image,... Agent: Ron Tolmei
20100007731 - Managing memory in a surveillance system: Systems and methods to manage memory in a surveillance system are disclosed. The present invention discloses a rule-based storage clearance system or storage archive. A storage server has a user interface, a logic unit, and a storage device. A plurality of video footage files is continuously being streamed to the... Agent: Honeywell International Inc. Patent Services
20100007733 - Optical surveillance device: The invention proposes an optical monitoring device for monitoring the activity of a tool in a monitoring area, having at least one camera (1). In order to improve the capture of the lateral regions of a three-dimensional object in the monitoring area (20), at least one mirror (2) is provided... Agent: Striker, Striker & Stenby
20100007730 - Surveillance display apparatus, surveillance system, and control method thereof: The present invention discloses a surveillance display apparatus including a touch control area or a control area with a graphical user interface (GUI) for adjusting a monitored image, and the surveillance display apparatus receives the monitored image captured by different image capturing devices (such as a digital video recorder and... Agent: Troxell Law Office PLLC Suite 1404
20100007734 - Vehicular image processing device, and vehicular image processing program: Both converted image data obtained upon conversion of rearward image data taken by a camera by an imaging converting unit, and auxiliary display line data generated by an OSD creating unit are outputted as display image data on a display device. As a result, converted rearward images and auxiliary display... Agent: Young & Thompson
20100007735 - Arrangement for video surveillance: The invention relates to an arrangement for video surveillance with at least one video camera which can be directed into different positions by a remote controlled pan and/or tilt and/or zoom unit and with at least one video signal receiving device, which comprises means for demultiplexing the video Signals of... Agent: Michael J. Striker
20100007736 - Monitoring camera and monitoring camera control method: An image signal processing DSP subjects an image captured by an imaging element having a zoom lens to image processing for identifying a tracking target. In accordance with zoom information generated by the image signal processing DSP, the main CPU controls the zoom lens; and controls a turn table that... Agent: Pearne & Gordon LLP
20100007737 - Methods and systems for monitoring a venue: The present invention provides methods and systems for monitoring a venue. The system may comprise a central console operatively connected to, and configured to receive information from, a plurality of elements for monitoring a venue. The plurality of elements may comprise: monitoring equipment providing real-time audio and/or video information regarding... Agent: Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP
20100007738 - Method of advanced person or object recognition and detection: A method for advanced recognition and detection of persons and objects comprises providing an intelligent video recognition system including a plurality of video cameras having advanced recognition methods associated therewith, providing a location awareness system with active emitting tags and including one or more receiver antennas, detecting outlier persons or... Agent: Oppenheimer Wolff & Donnelly LLP
20100007739 - Surveying device and automatic tracking method: The present invention provides a surveying device, comprising a first image pickup unit 11 for projecting a laser beam and for receiving a reflection light from a target supported by a support member, a second image pickup unit 12 for acquiring an image including the target and with a field... Agent: Nields, Lemack & Frame, LLC
20100007740 - Statistical modeling and performance characterization of a real-time dual camera surveillance system: The present invention relates to a method for visually detecting and tracking an object through a space. The method chooses modules for a restricting a search function within the space to regions with a high probability of significant change, the search function operating on images supplied by a camera. The... Agent: Siemens Corporation Intellectual Property Department
20100007741 - Video signal monitoring apparatus and method: An apparatus for monitoring a video signal comprises means (11) for receiving a video signal (X(video), Y(video), Z(video)) having X-, Y- and Z-components, means (13) for calculating a position (x(video), y(video)) having an x-axis component and a y-axis component on a xy chromaticity diagram from the video signal in accordance... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.
20100007742 - High frequency receiver and high frequency device using the same: A high frequency receiver cancels a plurality of noise signals which are contained in a high frequency signal and outputted from a plurality of noise signal sources. The high frequency receiver cancels the noise signals using a plurality of pick-up noise signals extracted from a plurality of pick-up antennas disposed... Agent: Ratnerprestia
20100007743 - Frame synchronization and structure detection method in dvb-s2 system: Provided is a method for detecting frame sync and frame structure in a satellite broadcasting system. The method for detecting frame sync and frame structure includes the steps of: calculating differential correlation values of reception symbols; generating index sequences of reception symbols whose differential correlation values calculated above exceed a... Agent: Rabin & Berdo, PC
20100007744 - Network camera: A network camera includes: a camera main unit including an image sensor unit and a movable portion having a motor for swiveling the image sensor unit; and a base unit, connected detachably to the camera main unit and fixed to a camera installation surface, the base unit having a nonvolatile... Agent: Frommer Lawrence & Haug LLP
20100007745 - Digital camera having printhead and removable cartridge: A digital camera is provided having an image sensor for capturing images, an image processor for processing image data from the image sensor to produce print data, a cartridge interface for receiving a cartridge having a supply of media wrapped around the supply of ink, and a printhead for printing... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd
20100007747 - Camera and lens device: A taking lens consists of first to third lens groups. The second lens group is held in a lens frame that is coupled through an arm to a supporting shaft, and is able to rotate about the supporting shaft, to move the second lens group in a circular direction in... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20100007748 - Imaging apparatus and imaging method: While an image of an object is taken and image data of the image is generated by an imaging apparatus, at least either a panning or tilting movement of the imaging apparatus is detected. Form the image data, a feature of one or more humans is detected. Moving speeds of... Agent: Renner Kenner Greive Bobak Taylor & Weber
20100007746 - Photography control method and apparatus for prohibiting use of flash: A photography control method, apparatus, and computer readable medium for prohibiting the use of a flash. The method includes recognizing a sensitive face from an obtained image and prohibiting the use of the flash when the recognized face is a sensitive face. The method may include determining whether or not... Agent: Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP Attn: Patent Docket Dept.
20100007749 - Electronic camera: An electronic camera includes a wireless communication means for connecting to a wireless network; a transfer control means for transferring a captured image to a server through the wireless network connected by the wireless communication means; a power supply judgment means for judging whether or not power supply from outside... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20100007750 - Video over ethernet: The present invention relates to a network enabled digital video camera arranged to be connected to a digital network. The network enabled digital video camera includes a digital network module arranged to transmit and receive digital signals, an input/output port being an electrical connector and being connected to the digital... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C.
20100007757 - Camera module and imaging device: Provided are a camera module and electronic equipment that are advantageous in alleviating a stress to be imposed on connectors and a flexible substrate at the time of attaching a printed wiring substrate. A first flank 44 of a lens barrel 22 and a second flank 46 thereof intersect each... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC
20100007764 - Determining image quality for improving object trackability: A method and system are provided. In one embodiment, a video image is preprocessed from a video camera to separate objects to be tracked from the rest of the video image. Statistics for the tracked objects and the rest of the video image are computed. Further, a quality measure based... Agent: Intel/bstz Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP
20100007753 - Image compression method, device, electronic camera, and program: An image compression device includes a motion vector detecting section, a determination section, an intra-frame compression section, and an inter-frame compression section. The motion vector detecting section obtains a motion vector between sets of image data at a plurality of positions on an image. The determination section determines whether a... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20100007751 - Image correction device, method, program, integrated circuit, and system: An image correction device trims an image, which has been captured by a camera provided in a moving object, in accordance with a predetermined image frame to generate a corrected image that is enclosed by the predetermined image frame, and then outputs the corrected image as an output image. Even... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack L.L.P.
20100007758 - Image matching device and camera: An image matching device includes: a dividing unit that divides a target image, contained in a search window set within an input image constituted with pixels each having a luminance component and a chrominance component, and a template image constituted with pixels each having the luminance component and the chrominance... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20100007762 - Image processing apparatus and image processing method: A cut point detection unit segments a frame sequence including successive frames into one or more subframe sequences. A face discrimination unit identifies an image group in which an object registered in advance appears, of images of respective frames that form one subframe sequence, and a representative frame candidate extraction... Agent: Rossi, Kimms & Mcdowell LLP.
20100007756 - Image processing apparatus, method of controlling image processing apparatus, and program for controlling image processing apparatus: An apparatus received input of a base image and a reference image that are images picked up by two cameras provided on left and right. A window setting portion determines a size of a window based on an edge value of an image around a gaze point in the base... Agent: Sidley Austin LLP
20100007761 - Image processing device and program: A chronological sequence of a plurality of images is obtained, and one of the plurality of images obtained is set as a reference image while remainders thereof are set as object images. A plurality of parameters for converting each of main subject portions of respective plurality of object images to... Agent: Frishauf, Holtz, Goodman & Chick, PC
20100007754 - Image processing device, electronic camera and image processing program: The image processing device of the present invention is provided with an image input section, a position discrepancy detecting section, and an image composition section. The image input section reads a plurality of low resolution images imaging a same object, and at least one high resolution image imaging a same... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20100007759 - Image processor, imaging apparatus including the same, and image processing method: An image processor performs blurring processing on an image acquired via a lens system and including a main subject image and a background image, and includes an image processing section having a reduction rate determiner part which determines a reduction rate of the background image based on at least one... Agent: Dickstein Shapiro LLP
20100007763 - Image shooting device: An image shooting device has: an image sensing portion that, through repeated shooting, acquires a series of input images having a plurality of input images formed in chronological order; a face detection portion that, based on the image data of the series of input images, detects a human face from... Agent: Ndq&m Watchstone LLP
20100007760 - Photoelectric conversion apparatus and imaging system: A photoelectric conversion apparatus comprises: a plurality of pixels; a signal line; a holding block; an output unit; and a control unit, wherein the control unit selectively operates the holding block in a first mode or a second mode, the first mode being a mode in which a first signal... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto
20100007752 - Spectral improvement of digital camera color images: Systems and methods for modifying a color image of a scene are provided. The systems and methods involve illuminating at least a portion of the scene with a light having a known spectral power distribution, and detecting a finite number of spectral components of light received from the scene under... Agent: Searete LLC Clarence T. Tegreene
20100007755 - System and method for executing functions according to captured images: A system and method for executing functions according to a captured image on an electronic device are provided. The method includes defining at least one function images; capturing the captured image after the capture signal is received; recognizing if the captured image is equivalent to the at least one function... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss
20100007765 - Spectral improvement of digital camera color images: Systems and methods for modifying a color image of a scene are provided. The systems and methods involve illuminating at least a portion of the scene with a light having a known spectral power distribution, and detecting a finite number of spectral components of light received from the scene under... Agent: Searete LLC Clarence T. Tegreene
20100007766 - Camera device and image processing method: Provided is a camera apparatus capable of picking up an image by which an entirety of a subject can be checked even if there is a significant difference in brightness between parts of the subject. A plurality of picked-up images by picking up images of one subject with different exposure... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP
20100007767 - Data transfer apparatus and data transfer method: The data transfer apparatus according to the present invention includes a transfer portion that reads out image data stored in a first storage medium, and transfers the image data to a second storage medium; an identification portion that identifies image data stored in the first storage medium and image data... Agent: Hamre, Schumann, Mueller & Larson P.C.
20100007768 - Wireless storage device: There is provided a storage device including: a wireless communication link to communicate between the storage device and a digital imaging device; a storage medium for storing a digital image from the digital imaging device; where the digital image is wirelessly transferred between digital imaging device and the storage medium... Agent: Brian M. Mcinnis
20100007771 - Digital photographing apparatus, method of controlling the same, and recording medium storing program to execute the method: A digital photographing apparatus is provided including a lens unit, an imaging device, and a main mirror disposed between the lens unit and the imaging device, wherein the position of the main mirror can be changed so that the main mirror either reflects at least part of light which passed... Agent: Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP Attn: Patent Docket Dept.
20100007772 - Image capture device: An image capture device has a first image transfer method for storing a captured digital image on a storage medium and transferring the digital image to a communication device, and a second image transfer method for storing the digital image on the storage medium, reading the digital image from the... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division
20100007769 - Image capturing device capable of automatically magnifying face portion in image and magnifying method thereof: An image capturing device includes a memory, a display unit, and a face-portion magnifying system. The memory stores an image including a matrix of image pixels. The display unit includes a screen. The face-portion magnifying system is configured for: recognizing any human face contained in the image and determining a... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss
20100007770 - Memory access control apparatus and image pickup apparatus: A memory access control apparatus includes a memory controller controlling a memory adopting a DDR format; a DDR-PHY adjusting the timing of an interface signal between the memory controller and the memory; a DDR-PHY controller controlling the DDR-PHY; and a clock controller controlling the frequency of a clock signal. A... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.
20100007774 - Image processor: From a moving image selected by a user, moving image information including a time length of the moving image and the number of change points of clips in the moving image is acquired. Layout data showing a design (the number, size, layout and the like of plural frame images configuring... Agent: Frishauf, Holtz, Goodman & Chick, PC
20100007773 - Video processing and telepresence system and method: A codec having a video input for receiving a continuous video stream, an encoder for encoding the continuous video stream to result in an encoded video stream, a video output for transmitting the encoded video stream, and switching means for switching the encoder during encoding between a first mode, in... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP
20100007776 - Image correction apparatus and method: An image correction apparatus reduces an input image, for each area, at a reduction ratio corresponding to the area, generates a reduced luminance image, and extracts a low-frequency component image from the reduced luminance image. The image correction apparatus enlarges the extracted low-frequency component image, for each area, at an... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division
20100007777 - Method and apparatus for correcting defective imager pixels: A method and apparatus for correcting defective pixel signals, wherein pixel signals are corrected in accordance with correction information associated with operating conditions under which an image is acquired. A method for acquiring and storing correction information in an imager device is also provided.... Agent: Dickstein Shapiro LLP
20100007778 - Dynamic range extending method and apparatus using subsampling: A method and apparatus subsampling a plurality of signals from one frame of a pixel array, pixels within the pixel array belonging to one of at least two sets, each set configured to sense values of a same image parameter, includes controlling integration times for first and second signals for... Agent: Lee & Morse, P.C.
20100007779 - Solid-state imaging device, method for manufacturing the same and imaging apparatus: A solid-state imaging device includes a semiconductor substrate having a pixel region including a photoelectric conversion portion, a wiring portion including a conductor line and disposed on the semiconductor substrate with an insulating film therebetween, a metal pad connected to the conductor line, a pad-coating insulating film coating the metal... Agent: Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP
20100007780 - Imaging device, camera, control method for imaging device, and computer program: An imaging device includes: plural pixel blocks with a predetermined number of pixel circuits of respective plural blocks set as one unit, the plural blocks being obtained by dividing a pixel area formed by arraying plural pixel circuits, which convert incident light into charges according to photoelectric conversion, in a... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC
20100007781 - Solid-state image capturing device, driving method thereof, camera, electric charge transfer device, driving method and driving device for driving load, and electronic equipment: A solid-state image-capturing device which has built in an image-capturing area including a light receiving element provided on a semiconductor substrate, a substrate bias circuit, and a clamp circuit for receiving output of the substrate bias circuit and applying the output of the substrate bias circuit to the semiconductor substrate... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC
20100007782 - Solid-state image-capturing device, driving method thereof, camera electric charge transfer device, driving method and driving device for driving load, and electronic equipment: A solid-state image-capturing device which has built in an image-capturing area including a light receiving element provided on a semiconductor substrate, a substrate bias circuit, and a clamp circuit for receiving output of the substrate bias circuit and applying the output of the substrate bias circuit to the semiconductor substrate... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC
20100007783 - Imaging device and focusing screen replacement mechanism: Disclosed herein is an imaging device including a device main body, a focusing screen holding member configured to detachably hold a focusing screen, and a locking member configured to be provided between the focusing screen holding member and a lens attachment part of the device main body.... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC
20100007784 - Imaging apparatus: The imaging apparatus of the present invention is provided with an image-forming lens that images light from a photographic subject; an imaging part that accumulates a pixel signal that corresponds to an optical image formed by the image-forming lens, reads the pixel signal and outputs the pixel signal as an... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C.
20100007785 - Vsb transmission system: A vestigial sideband (VSB) modulation transmission system and a method for encoding an input signal in the system are disclosed. According to the present invention, the VSB transmission system includes a convolutional encoder for encoding an input signal, a trellis-coded modulation (TCM) encoder for encoding the convolutionally encoded signal, and... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey
20100007787 - Signal transmitting device and signal transmitting method: Pixels extracted from each of an input video signal are thinned out in units of predetermined samples, and the thinned out samples are fetched in equal order frame by frame and mapped into active periods of first, second, third, and fourth sub-images conformable to the HD-SDI format. The mapped first,... Agent: Frommer Lawrence & Haug
20100007786 - System, method, and apparatus for providing massively scaled down video using iconification: Presented herein are systems, methods, and apparatus for simultaneously providing full size video and massively scaled down video using inconification. In one embodiment, there is presented a method for providing a video output. The method comprises decoding an encoded picture, thereby resulting in a decoded picture; reducing the decoded picture,... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd
20100007788 - Method and apparatus for managing non-used areas of a digital video display when video of other aspect ratios are being displayed: A system that intelligently manages the empty spaces on a digital television screen when video images other than the native aspect ratio of the screen are being displayed. These spaces are typically presented as black bars on either side and/or above and below a video image that is not the... Agent: Law Office Of Scott C Harris Inc
20100007789 - Image displaying device and method, and image processing device and method: Deterioration of the image quality of a moving image which is deteriorated due to a motion-compensated frame rate conversion (FRC) processing is prevented. An image display device comprises an FRC portion (10) for converting the number of frames of an input image signal by interpolating an image signal to which... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20100007790 - Remote controller, image signal processing apparatus, and image signal processing method: A remote controller includes a base unit having a transmission section configured to transmit a remote control signal, a plurality of function operation units connected to the base unit and configured to operate different functions, and a priority setting section configured to set priorities of the plurality of function operation... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.
20100007792 - Method for displaying on-screen-display (osd) items and display apparatus applying the same: An on-screen-display (OSD) item displaying method and a display apparatus applying the OSD item displaying method. In the method an OSD menu containing a plurality of OSD items is displayed on an OSD menu display area, and when an event occurs, an event OSD item associated with the event may... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20100007791 - Television display editor: A system is disclosed that enhances television viewing by providing users the ability to selectively blank a portion of their screen. Broadcasters today often dedicate some percentage of display “real estate” to push additional content (e.g., scores from other games, regional weather forecasts, etc.) via a virtual “ticker tape”. More... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20100007793 - Method and apparatus for automatically categorizing potential shot and scene detection information: A method and apparatus are provided for categorizing pre-processing video information derived from video content prior to processing the video content. The apparatus includes a categorizer for identifying at least one of scenes and shots in the video content that have a likelihood of causing errors during subsequent processing based... Agent: Robert D. Shedd, Patent Operations Thomson Licensing LLC
20100007794 - Video data processing circuits and systems comprising programmable blocks or components: The invention refers to a video data processing system and a video data processing circuit, comprising at least two functional blocks of which at least a first functional block is programmable so that different functions can be provided by said first functional block.... Agent: Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.l.l.c.
20100007795 - System and method for clock offset detection: A system and method for detecting a sampling clock offset of an analog-to-digital converter used to digitize an analog image signal. A method comprises buffering samples of an analog image signal, computing a value of an autocorrelation function using the buffered samples and a delayed version of the buffered samples,... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated
20100007796 - Contents display device, contents display method, and computer readable medium for storing contents display program: A contents display device configured to enable one or more users to perform screen operations of an application, comprises: a plurality of operating units respectively that executes operations of a screen; a contents storing unit that stores contents to be displayed on the screen; an operation information acquiring unit that... Agent: Young & Thompson
20100007797 - Digital video fingerprinting based on resultant weighted gradient orientation computation: Video sequence processing with various filtering rules is applied to extract dominant spatial features and generate unique set of signatures describing video content. Accurate active regions are determined for each video sequence frame. Subsequently, a video sequence is structured by tracking statistical changes in the content of a succession of... Agent: Priest & Goldstein PLLC
20100007798 - Image projection device, control method therefor, and information storage medium: An image projection device includes: an imaging section for capturing an image; and a projection section for projecting an image The image projection device detects a color in a captured image which is captured by the imaging section, and controls, based on the detected color in the captured image, contents... Agent: Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
20100007799 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and program: An image processing apparatus acquires a time interval which is set in a display apparatus and at which the display screen is updated, determines a profile used for a color correction process based on the acquired time interval, and performs the color correction process using the determined profile to an... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division
20100007800 - Method for managing a viewing set comprising a video mixing facility and a cockpit viewing system: The general field of the invention is that of methods for managing a cockpit viewing set comprising at least one video mixing facility, a cockpit viewing system, an interface for selecting the videos and a display screen. The method according to the invention relates to a method of generation by... Agent: Lariviere, Grubman & Payne, LLP
20100007801 - System and method for toggling between system power modes based on motion detection: There is provided a system and method for toggling between system power modes based on motion detection. More specifically, in one embodiment, there is provided a video unit, comprising a central processing unit, a low-power processor coupled to the central processing unit, and a motion detector coupled to the low-power... Agent: Fletcher Yoder P.C.
20100007802 - Fast stream switching: A method of fast stream switching including receiving at least one first stream at a device corresponding to at least one first program, wherein the device employs dynamic power management and is operating at a first power level; activating a selection panel; receiving a plurality of streams corresponding to a... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20100007803 - System and method for illuminating a microdisplay imager with low etandue light: There is provided a system and method for illuminating a microdisplay with low etendue light. More specifically, in one embodiment, there is provided a video unit comprising a microdisplay imager and a light engine comprising a light source configured to produce a low etendue beam of light, and a plurality... Agent: Fletcher Yoder P.C.
20100007804 - Image construction based video display system: A video display system based on constructing images through displaying orthogonal basis function components of the image is disclosed. The system is comprised of two display components aligned and driven concurrently. The first display component is a coarse pixel array. The second display component is a spatial light modulator whose... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP
20100007805 - Inductively powered mobile entertainment system: A mobile entertainment system includes a video system designed for reducing energy consumption. The video system includes a battery permitting proximity charging of the video system. A supporting structure supports the video system within a vehicle.... Agent: Welsh & Flaxman LLC01/07/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories. recently filed with US Patent Office
20100002067 - Apparatus and method for converting control information: Picture and speech communication between plural terminals connected to different networks, such as a circuit-switched network and IP network. A converting apparatus 400 for control information or media information for picture/speech communications is provided across first and second terminals 301, 302 connected to respective different types of networks. Converting apparatus... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20100002068 - Communication terminal and method for performing video telephony: A communications terminal and method for performing a video telephony are provided. In the video telephony method, a selected text file is converted into a text image when selecting the text file in the video telephony and the text image is transmitted as video data. According to the present invention,... Agent: JeffersonIPLaw, LLP
20100002069 - System and method for improved view layout management in scalable video and audio communication systems: A system and method for transmitting a plurality of video signals scalably coded into layers including a base layer and one or more enhancement layers and associated audio signals, if any, over a communication network for presentation to one or more end users. A layout to display the plurality of... Agent: Baker Botts L.L.P.
20100002066 - Generating representative still images from a video recording: Computer-readable media having corresponding apparatus and methods embodies instructions executable by a computer to perform a method comprising: receiving a recording, wherein the recording includes a video file, and a plurality of event records each representing a respective event in the recording, wherein each event record includes a timestamp representing... Agent: Epson Research And Development Inc Intellectual Property Dept
20100002072 - Display apparatus and display method: A display apparatus includes a sight line detection unit that detects a line of sight of a user by analyzing user video information, an enhancement processing unit that detects an intersection point of the line of sight of the user detected by the sight line detection unit and a video... Agent: Lerner, David, Littenberg, Krumholz & Mentlik
20100002070 - Method and system of simultaneously displaying multiple views for video surveillance: Methods and systems of transmitting a plurality of views from a video camera are disclosed. The camera captures a plurality of views from the lens and scales the view to a specified size. Each view can correspond to a separate virtual camera view of a region of interest and separately... Agent: Groover & Associates
20100002071 - Multiple view and multiple object processing in wide-angle video camera: Methods and systems of transmitting a plurality of views from a video camera are disclosed. A multi object processing camera captures a wide-angle field of view in high resolution and a processing circuit executes a plurality of software tasks on a plurality of regions extracted from the wide-angle view. Multiple... Agent: Groover & Associates
20100002073 - Blur enhancement of stereoscopic images: A method and apparatus for selectively blurring parts of an image set according to differences in disparity between successive images. As a result, the one-dimensional ‘ringing’ edge artifacts, intrinsic to autostereoscopic displays, are hidden, thereby improving the perceived image quality of a multi-view autostereoscopic image. The method may involve detecting... Agent: Real D - Patent Department
20100002074 - Method, device, and computer program for reducing the resolution of an input image: In a method, a device, and a computer program for reducing the resolution of an input image, wherein input image shows a three-dimensional scene that was recorded by a surveillance camera, the distance between surveillance camera and objects in the three-dimensional scene is referred to as the object distance, and... Agent: Striker, Striker & Stenby
20100002075 - Driver's state monitoring system using a camera mounted on steering wheel: The status of a driver is monitored by facial images captured by a camera mounted on the steering wheel of a vehicle. The captured image is tilt corrected by a steering angle. The status of the driver can be monitored efficiently.... Agent: Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge LLP
20100002076 - Using cameras in connection with a marine seismic survey: A technique includes obtaining data indicative of images of a marine seismic source event, which are acquired by underwater cameras and processing the data to determine an attribute (a seismic bubble volume or motion, as non-limiting examples) that is associated with the seismic source event.... Agent: Westerngeco L.L.C. Jeffrey E. Griffin
20100002077 - Method and system for tracking position of an object using imaging and non-imaging surveillance devices: A method and system for tracking the position of objects, such as aircraft and ground vehicles around an airport. A transmission from the object is received at a non-imaging surveillance device of known location, the transmission being used to determine the coordinate position of the object within a given time... Agent: Burr & Brown
20100002078 - Periphery monitoring apparatus: A vehicle periphery monitoring apparatus detects a three-dimensional object or obstacle even through a vehicle is stopped. When is stopping or parking, a processor controls operation to store a bird's-eye image obtained by viewpoint conversion unit of a captured image, which is captured by a rear camera immediately before the... Agent: Alpine/bhgl
20100002080 - Car-mounted image recording apparatus and image recording method: A car-mounted image recording apparatus comprises an imager operable to take a moving image of outside scene of a vehicle, an image quality controller operable to determine importance of present position of the vehicle, and controlling image quality of the moving image on the basis of the importance, and an... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack L.L.P.
20100002079 - Multi-view display devices: A display system, comprises a multi-view display panel (10) adapted to display different images to different viewers in different directions. Imaging means (16) monitors viewers within a field of view and the display output is varied in dependence on the monitoring information provided by the imaging means. The invention thus... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards
20100002081 - Object detection system for vehicle: An imaging system for a vehicle includes an imaging sensor and a control. The imaging sensor is operable to capture an image of a scene occurring exteriorly of the vehicle. The control is responsive to the imaging sensor. The imaging system may be associated with a side object detection system,... Agent: Van Dyke, Gardner, Linn & Burkhart, LLP
20100002082 - Intelligent camera selection and object tracking: Methods and systems for creating video from multiple sources utilize intelligence to designate the most relevant sources, facilitating their adjacent display and/or catenation of their video streams.... Agent: Goodwin Procter LLP Patent Administrator
20100002083 - Moving object automatic tracking apparatus: A moving object automatic tracking apparatus 1 comprises a movement detector 11 for detecting movement of a moving object from an image obtained in time series from an image input portion 2, a tracker 12 for tracking the moving object by controlling a platform of the image input portion 2... Agent: Pearne & Gordon LLP
20100002084 - Video sharing system, photography support system, and camera: A video sharing system, accumulating various videos and enabling a plurality of users to utilize these accumulated videos, includes a plurality of cameras that photograph any one of a plurality of photographic subjects present within a facility, a video collection unit that collects photographed videos photographed by the plurality of... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20100002085 - Recyclable digital camera: A digital camera includes an image capture assembly; a print media transport assembly; a pagewidth ink jet printhead; a roll of print media; an internal chassis serving as a frame on which the image capture assembly, the print media transport assembly, and the printhead are directly supported; and an external... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd
20100002086 - Method and related device for restoring image for electronic device: In order to restore blurred images more efficiently, the invention provides a method for restoring an image for an electronic device. The method for restoring the image includes steps as follows. An acceleration signal is generated when an image of a photographed object is received. The distance between the electronic... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation
20100002087 - Anti-shake device for optical instrument: An anti-shake device for positioning an image-capturing unit in an optical instrument. A base includes a shaft pillar. A clamp unit includes a first clamping arm and a second clamping arm. The first and second clamping arms pivot to the shaft pillar of the base and detachably clamp the image-capturing... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP
20100002088 - Vibration correcting device: A vibration correcting device includes a vibration detecting unit, a vibration correcting unit, a storage unit, and a controlling unit. The vibration detecting unit is configured to detect vibration of an image pickup apparatus. The vibration correcting unit is configured to correct blur of an image caused by the vibration.... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division
20100002089 - Digital photographing apparatuses for controlling hand shake correction and methods of controlling the digital photographing apparatus: Provided are a digital photographing apparatuses and methods of controlling the same. The method includes: inputting previous preview image data; inputting current preview image data; comparing and determining a pixel value of the previous preview image data and a pixel value of the current preview image data; and controlling the... Agent: Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP Attn: Patent Docket Dept.
20100002091 - Camera module: A camera module chip-set comprising: a decompressor configured to decompress image data received from a host device connected to the camera module chip-set; and a processor, different to the decompressor, configured to control transmission of the decompressed image data to the connected host device, in order for the decompressed image... Agent: Harrington & Smith, PC
20100002090 - Color enhancement for digital images: Techniques for identifying and enhancing colors in a digital image associated with one or more target color shades. In an embodiment, the target color shades may include a shade of blue associated with the sky, a shade of green associated with outdoor foliage, or the color red. In an embodiment,... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20100002092 - Method and apparatus for processing continuous image data captured by digital image processor: Provided are a method and apparatus for processing continuous image data captured by a digital image processor which encodes/decodes a plurality of continuous images in a Moving Picture Expert Group (MPEG) format. The apparatus includes a digital signal processing unit which compresses the continuous image data into video data in... Agent: Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP Attn: Patent Docket Dept.
20100002093 - Imaging apparatus: A camera capable of compensating for facial field of a person to a proper brightness, and maintaining the luminance scale of the background, comprising an imaging portion for generating the picture data of the person; a gamma compensator for performing gamma compensation for the picture data; a facial field detecting... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP
20100002094 - Method and apparatus providing multiple exposure high dynamic range sensor: Imagers reproduce an image by converting photons to a signal that is representative of the image. A sensor readout module reads reset and signal voltages corresponding to a plurality of integration times for each of a plurality of pixels. The sensor readout module is capable of determining whether the differences... Agent: Dickstein Shapiro LLP
20100002095 - Imaging apparatus and stored picture image playback method: An imaging apparatus, which is capable of starting up in a shooting mode and in a playback mode, and capable of switching between the shooting mode and the playback mode, includes: a memory which stores an image file corresponding to a shot picture image; a display which displays the picture... Agent: Dickstein Shapiro LLP
20100002097 - Method of position stamping a photo or video clip taken with a digital camera: A method of appending a position stamp to an image file of a photo or video clip taken with a digital camera having a GPS antenna and a GPS RF front-end including an analogue to digital converter for receiving GPS signals and outputting GPS signal samples together with a digital... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP
20100002096 - Method to control image processing apparatus, image processing apparatus, and image file: A method to control an image processing apparatus includes obtaining linkage information representing a relation between a plurality of image files and recording the linkage information as metadata in each of the plurality of image files. This method ensures that a large number of image files are more easily and... Agent: Stanzione & Kim, LLP
20100002098 - External storage device and camera: An external storage device includes: a read out unit that reads out management information in a camera, regarding an image file that is stored within the camera; an identification unit that identifies information on specifying device to which the image file was transmitted, based upon the management information read out... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20100002099 - Method and apparatus for sharing memory: A digital processing apparatus using a memory sharing structure through a bypass logic and a sharing method thereof are disclosed. According to an embodiment of the present invention, the digital processing apparatus includes an application processor, a supplementary memory unit, which is subordinate to the application processor, and a main... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20100002100 - System for adapting device standards after manufacture: The present invention provides a digital imaging apparatus having an optical sensor, an analog-to-digital converter, a plurality of computational elements, and an interconnection network. The optical sensor converts an object image into a detected image, which is then converted to digital image information by the analog-to-digital converter. The plurality of... Agent: Nixon Peabody, LLP
20100002101 - Imaging apparatus, control method thereof, and computer-readable storage medium storing program: Foreign substance information about at last including a position of a foreign substance adhered to an optical element disposed in front of an image sensor is detected, and whether the position of the foreign substance overlaps a predetermined area of an object is determined by analyzing an image signal of... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division
20100002102 - System and method for efficiently performing image processing operations: A system and method for efficiently performing image processing operations includes a camera device that is configured to automatically capture an image sequence of related offset images that correspond to a particular selected photographic target. The camera device then transmits the captured image sequence to an image processing server through... Agent: Gregory J. Koerner Redwood Patent Law
20100002103 - Image processing apparatus, method for controlling image processing apparatus, and storage medium: Foreign substance information including information on a position and size of a foreign substance in an imaging unit is acquired. When correcting a shadow of the foreign substance of the moving image data using the acquired foreign substance information and playing back the corrected moving image data, a selection is... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division
20100002104 - Image-signal processing apparatus and image-signal processing: The object is to enable picture compositing having a balanced and uniform appearance over the whole image even when performing space-variant image-signal processing. Provided is an image-signal processing apparatus for performing image-signal processing on an input image signal, the image-signal processing apparatus comprising a first signal processing unit for performing... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C.
20100002105 - Imaging apparatus: An imaging device includes a color filter having a predetermined color array and converts an optical image into image data of an electrical signal. A coordinate transforming unit transforms a first coordinate value of the imaging device into a second coordinate value in a state of the color array according... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C
20100002112 - Cmos image sensor with noise cancellation: An image sensor having one or more pixels within a pixel array. A vertical signal line across the pixel array conductively connects to a drain terminal of a transistor of one of the pixels. The drain terminal is driven to a first drain voltage via the vertical signal line so... Agent: Hiok Nam Tay
20100002109 - Imaging apparatus, method for controlling the imaging apparatus, and computer-readable storage medium storing the same: An imaging apparatus includes an image sensor configured to capture an image of a subject, a finder optical system configured to enable a photographer to optically observe the subject, a light-metering unit configured to perform a light-metering operation for a light flux that enters the finder optical system, an image... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division
20100002110 - Imaging device and method of driving solid state imaging element: An imaging device includes a solid state imaging element that includes a plurality of pixels; and a driving unit; wherein each pixel includes: a photoelectric converting element includes a pair of electrodes stacked above a semiconductor substrate and a photoelectric converting layer arranged between the electrodes; a connecting portion that... Agent: Studebaker & Brackett PC
20100002111 - Photodetecting circuit: A photodetecting circuit is disclosed which includes a photodetector for generating a signal in response to incident light, astorage node, transfer and reset transistors and an output circuit. The storage node has first and second node terminals. The second node terminal is connected to a compensation signal during a read... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd
20100002108 - Solid state imaging device, method for producing the same, and electronic apparatus: A solid state imaging device includes a photoelectric conversion portion in which the shape of potential is provided such that charge is mainly accumulated in a vertical direction.... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC
20100002107 - Solid-state image pickup apparatus and manufacturing method thereof: A solid-state image pickup apparatus and a manufacturing method thereof are provided to prevent a burr from dropping off onto a light reception face that causes a black point deterioration of a video image and to improve in productivity. The solid-state image pickup apparatus according to the invention is a... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP
20100002106 - Wide dynamic range imaging sensor and method: A system and method for sensing an optical input having a wide dynamic range includes providing a semiconductor material extending along a reference axis away from an optical input surface and having more than one substantially planar photodetecting regions disposed therein at different respective depths. The substantially planar photodetecting regions... Agent: Foley & Lardner LLP
20100002113 - Imaging device and method of driving solid state imaging element: An imaging device includes a solid state imaging element that includes a plurality of pixels; and a driving unit; wherein each pixel includes: a photoelectric converting element includes a pair of electrodes stacked above a semiconductor substrate and a photoelectric converting layer arranged between the electrodes; a connecting portion that... Agent: Studebaker & Brackett PC
20100002114 - Image sensing apparatus and imaging system: An image sensing apparatus comprises a transfer block including a first transfer unit and a second transfer unit, wherein the first transfer unit includes a first impedance converter which transfers a first signal to the output unit, and the first transfer unit transfers, as a third signal, a difference signal... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto
20100002116 - Apparatus and method for image recording: Apparatuses and methods which involve reading out an image sensor comprising an array of light-sensitive sensor elements are disclosed. In an embodiment, the light-sensitive sensor elements are grouped into a plurality of consecutive sensor element groups, and in an embodiment reading out the light-sensitive sensor elements is performed groupwise in... Agent: Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge LLP
20100002118 - Dual sensitivity image sensor: A system of taking images of different sensitivities at the same time uses both an image sensor, and an auxiliary part to the image sensor. The image sensor element can be a photogate, and the auxiliary part can be the floating diffusion associated with the photogate. Both the photogate and... Agent: 3 Sigma Corporation Attn. Mr. Thomas Trayner, Ceo
20100002115 - Method for fabricating large photo-diode arrays: A photodetector array and method for making the same are disclosed. The photodetector array includes a two-dimensional array of pixels and a controller. Each pixel includes a photodetector and a readout circuit, the readout circuit coupling that pixel to a corresponding bit line when a readout signal is received on... Agent: The Law Offices Of Calvin B. Ward
20100002117 - Photoelectric conversion device: A photoelectric conversion device in which at least a first metal wiring layer and a second metal wiring layer are arranged on a semiconductor substrate in an order named, the semiconductor substrate comprises a pixel region where a plurality of pixels are arrayed in a matrix, each pixel including at... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto
20100002119 - Method and apparatus to extend the effective dynamic range of an image sensing device: An image sensor generates an image signal with a differential response to image light. The image sensor has an array of photosites divided into standard photosites and non-standard photosites. A limiter provides the standard photosites with a predetermined standard response to a light exposure and the non-standard photosites with a... Agent: Eastman Kodak Company Patent Legal Staff
20100002120 - Comparator, method of calibrating comparator, solid-state imaging device, and camera system: A comparator includes: a signal input terminal; a capacitor connected between the signal input terminal and a signal line; and a switching transistor for calibration which is turned on/off to periodically charge the capacitor with a voltage difference between a signal voltage and an operating point of the comparator, wherein... Agent: Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP
20100002121 - Solid-state imaging device and electronic apparatus: A solid-state imaging device includes a plurality of light sensing sections disposed arranged two-dimensionally in rows and columns, each light sensing section performing photoelectric conversion, a vertical transfer register section placed so as to correspond to each of the columns of the light sensing sections, a horizontal transfer register section,... Agent: Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP
20100002122 - Camera system and method for picture sharing using geotagged pictures: A system and method provide interactive techniques for sharing digital photos, in which a user of a portable electronic device may seek out a location at which another electronic device was used to capture a photo. The captured image may then be displayed on a display of the user's electronic... Agent: Warren A. Sklar (soer) Renner, Otto, Boisselle & Sklar, LLP
20100002124 - Image capturing device with operation scheduling and image capturing method thereof: An image capturing device includes a clock and an operation scheduling system. The operation scheduling system includes a selecting module, a setting module, a first storing module, a determining module, and an executing module. The selecting module is configured for selecting an operation from a plurality of different operations according... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss
20100002123 - Digital camera with projector and digital camera system: A digital camera equipped with a projector, includes a photographing device; a projector device that projects an optical image; a mode switching operation member that outputs a switching operation signal indicating a changeover to one of a photographing operation mode in which image data photographed by the photographing device are... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20100002125 - Detection system for autofocus function of image capture device and control method thereof: A detection system for an image capture device includes an image detecting unit, a calculation unit, a selection unit and a switching unit. The image detecting unit provides a plurality of focus modes suitable for different ambient light conditions, and acquires image parameters. The calculation unit determines exposure time suitable... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss
20100002126 - System and method for focusing a digital camera: A method of focusing a digital camera module with an image sensor including capturing an image of a test target with the digital camera module, determining a focus quality of the image with the image sensor, outputting a signal related to the focus quality of the image from the digital... Agent: Ratnerprestia
20100002127 - Image pickup apparatus and auto-focus detection method: An image pickup apparatus capable of focusing on an object with stability based on a recognized object area. A video camera includes an image pickup device for picking up an image formed by an image-pickup optical system including a focus lens, a face detection processing circuit for detecting, based on... Agent: Cowan Liebowitz & Latman P.C. John J Torrente
20100002128 - Image pickup apparatus, method of controlling the same, and storage medium: An image pickup apparatus which is capable of performing stable and high-speed focusing on an object intended by a photographer. In a video camera as the image pickup apparatus, an image pickup element picks up an object image formed by a photographic optical system including a focus lens and thereby... Agent: Cowan Liebowitz & Latman P.C. John J Torrente
20100002129 - Electronic device having multiple camera modules: An exemplary electronic device includes a lower housing having a mounting panel, a first camera module mounted to the mounting panel, a sliding member mounted to the lower housing, a second camera module mounted to the sliding member, and two hinge assemblies fixed to the sliding member. The first camera... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss
20100002130 - Image processing apparatus and method: An image processing apparatus includes an input image processor configured to perform image processing on a received first image as first sub-pixels of a second image having a resolution higher than a resolution of the first image; at least one sub-pixel generator configured to generate, by shifting a phase of... Agent: Lerner, David, Littenberg, Krumholz & Mentlik
20100002131 - Flicker reduction for 2-dimensional de-interlacing: A method and apparatus of de-interlacing are disclosed. A flicker bit is assigned to each line of a frame to indicate a flicker characteristic of each line. A de-interlaced line is then generated by duplicating a neighboring scan line in a current frame according to an active flicker bit of... Agent: Stout, Uxa, Buyan & Mullins LLP
20100002132 - Image display device: In one embodiment of the present application, a frame interpolation circuit performs frame interpolation on an input video signal, and outputs a drive video signal containing original and interpolation frames. A motion determination circuit outputs a control signal in accordance with the amount of motion, based on a motion vector... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C
20100002133 - Image displaying device and method,and image processing device and method: The quality of moving picture image with a large moving amount is prevented from deterioration due to moving compensation type frame rate conversion (FRC) processing. The image display device is comprised of an FRC unit (10) that interpolates an image signal subjected to moving compensation processing between frames so as... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20100002134 - Communication system with display status: A communication system includes: providing preferences; sending the preferences to a source device or a display device; and delivering data with the preferences from the source device to the display device.... Agent: Law Offices Of Mikio Ishimaru
20100002135 - Television device: A television device and a method of controlling the television device with a user interface. The television device has an output circuit for outputting audio and video signals and is operable in a normal mode outputting an audio signal and a video signal and in an audio descriptor mode outputting... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.
20100002136 - Video data outputting apparatus and method of controlling video data outputting apparatus: A video data outputting apparatus, connected to a display apparatus receiving a broadcast signal and transmits video data recorded in an internal recording unit and/or an inserted recording medium, and video data generated based on the received broadcast signal to the display apparatus play-backs the stored video data, acquires input... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division
20100002137 - Method and apparatus for generating a summary of a video data stream: Representation of textual information (such as a Scoreboard) is detected (105) in a video data stream and is incorporated (107) into the summary of the video data stream. The summary includes textual information that may not have been displayed in a frame selected for the summary.... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards
20100002138 - Method and system for splitting a display zone of a screen, and computer program product: A system for splitting a display zone of a screen is installed in an electronic device having a screen, and includes a detecting module for detecting screen pixels. A splitting processor receives a splitting instruction containing a splitting number n, and splits the display zone into a main display region... Agent: Choate, Hall & Stewart LLP
20100002139 - Method of controlling receiver for processing broadcast signal defining multi-channel broadcast and broadcast receiver using the same: A method of controlling a receiver for processing a broadcast signal defining a multi-channel broadcast, and a broadcast receiver using the same, enable the joint management of a plurality of channels, which are effectively bundled together according to relevance of broadcasting Content, such that broadcast programs of associated channels can... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20100002140 - Television with integrated asynchronous/synchronous kvmp signal switch for console and peripheral devices: A television with integrated signal switch (100) for sharing a television screen (14), a plurality of console devices compliant with an industry standard (16, 18) and at least one peripheral devices (20) with any computer system in a plurality of computer systems (12), is provided comprising a CPU (30); a... Agent: Arent Fox LLP
20100002141 - Method and apparatus for displaying channel information and selecting channel on digital television: A method for displaying channel information on a digital TV. Channel information which can know the number of programs or program numbers received through a currently selected major channel is displayed. As channel information, a major channel number and minor channel numbers are displayed. If a channel up or down... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20100002142 - System and method for video-processing algorithm improvement: A method for improving a video-processing algorithm (36) identifies Video data (48) that may have been misinterpreted by the video-processing algorithm (36). The identified video data (48) is provided to a monitoring center (38) that uses the identified video data (48) to modify and improve upon the video-processing algorithm (36).... Agent: Kinney & Lange, P.A.
20100002143 - Display apparatus and phase detection method thereof: A display apparatus including an analog-to-digital converter (ADC) module, a phase detecting module, and a clock generator is provided. The ADC module is used to receive a first analog video signal, and convert the first analog video signal into a digital signal according to a clock signal. The first analog... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office
20100002144 - Method and apparatus for processing signals: An integrated circuit device for processing a signal includes: a digital television (DTV) demodulator which receives and demodulates a modulated DTV signal, and outputs a demodulated DTV signal; an analog TV demodulator which receives and demodulates a modulated analog TV signal, and outputs a demodulated first analog TV signal; and... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20100002145 - Adaptive optimization of a video signal: A video signal includes a plurality of frames of image data. A single frame of image data or multiple frames of image data, one or more reduced resolution frames, or a portion or portions of one or more frames or reduced resolution frames can be analyzed to determine initial statistics.... Agent: Raymond L. Owens Patent Legal Staff
20100002146 - Video display system, video display device, its control method, and information storage medium: To provide a video display system for allowing a user to look at and listen to video and sound on various means. A video display system has a video display device and a portable video display device, connected to each other for communication. The video display device produces own device... Agent: Frommer Lawrence & Haug
20100002147 - Method for improving the deringing filter: The present invention relates to a method for filtering ringing artifacts in a reconstructed pixel edge block comprising the steps of: (a) providing said edge block; (b) determining a threshold as a function of the pixel values in said edge block; (c) mapping each pixel, of said edge block, to... Agent: Kevin D. Mccarthy Roach Brown Mccarthy & Gruber, P.C.
20100002148 - Image signal processing apparatus, image signal processing method, computer program, and display device: An image signal processing apparatus and method of controlling the light emission state of each pixel in a display device are provided. The image signal processing apparatus includes a correlation determination unit which determines a correlation between a current frame and a previous frame, and outputs a correlation signal of... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20100002149 - Method and apparatus for detecting slow motion: The occurrence of slow motion in a video sequence is detected by: extracting a feature of luminosity for each of a plurality of frames of a video sequence, step 103; determining differences between the extracted features of luminosity, step 105; performing frequency analysis on the determined differences, step 109; and... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards
20100002150 - Method and apparatus for turning off a digital television screen when the viewer or an application is running that does not require a display screen: A system and apparatus that allows the user or an application to turn off the display screen on a television when said application does not display images while it is active or the viewer is only interested in listening to the audio of a program. An example of this would... Agent: Law Office Of Scott C Harris Inc
20100002151 - Handheld media and communication device with a detachable projector: A novel handheld media and communication device with a detachable projector is disclosed. Both of the units comprise a wireless network interface. The detachable projector unit further comprises a processor, a file system, a cache, a projector and a power supply. The media files are copied into the file system... Agent: Yang Pan
20100002152 - Image display apparatus and image display method: A detection surface of an optical detector is divided into regions C, E, F, G, and H. The optical detector outputs detection signals corresponding to the amounts of light incident on the respective regions. A position detection controller calculates an image projection position based on timing at which a laser... Agent: Osha Liang L.L.P.Previous industry: Incremental printing of symbolic information
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