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20110157297 - Live teleporting system and apparatus: A telepresence system comprising a projector for generating an image, a projection screen for reviewing the image generated by the projector and generating a reflected image and a foil for reviewing the reflected image generated by the projection screen. The foil generates and directs partially reflected image toward an audience,... Agent:
20110157299 - Apparatus and method of video conference to distinguish speaker from participants: Disclosed are a system and a method that generates image data that represent a speaker to be distinguished, and enables a mobile terminal to provide a video conference service using the image data that distinguishes the speaker. A video conference apparatus may include a speaker distinguishing unit to distinguish, as... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd
20110157298 - System for processing and synchronizing large scale video conferencing and document sharing: A method to provide video conferencing includes receiving at a server a plurality of video streams or audio streams from a plurality of clients; selecting a subset of video streams or audio streams to be rendered on a video conferencing display screen; providing access to the remaining participants through one... Agent:
20110157300 - Method and system for determining a direction between a detection point and an acoustic source: A method including: receiving acoustic signals originating from an acoustic source at a first pair of microphone elements, arranged symmetrically about a detection point; calculating, with a processor device, a cross correlation of signals provided by the first pair of microphone elements, resulting in a first cross correlation signal; receiving... Agent: Tandberg Telecom As
20110157301 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and program: An image processing apparatus includes: a cut position determination unit determining a cut position at which an annular image is cut in a radial direction to maintain continuity of a subject in the annular image generated by an omnidirectional image capturing apparatus; and an image conversion unit converting the annular... Agent: Sony Corporation
20110157302 - Three-dimensional video display system with multi-stream sending/receiving operation: A three-dimensional processing circuit includes a multi-stream 3D image sender that produces packet based multi-stream information that includes a first stream that has first eye view information, such as left eye frame information and a second stream that includes corresponding second eye view information, such as right eye frame information,... Agent: Ati Technologies Ulc
20110157306 - Animation generation systems and methods: The animation generation system includes: an avatar generation module for generating an avatar in a virtual space, wherein the avatar has a set of skeletons and a skin, and the movable nodes of the set of skeletons are manipulated so that a motion of the skin is induced; and an... Agent: Industrial Technology Research Institute
20110157309 - Hierarchical video compression supporting selective delivery of two-dimensional and three-dimensional video content: Systems, methods and apparatuses are described herein for encoding a plurality of video frame sequences, wherein each video frame sequence corresponds to a different perspective view of the same subject matter. In accordance with various embodiments, the encoding is performed in a hierarchical manner that leverages referencing between frames of... Agent: Broadcom Corporation
20110157305 - Image processing apparatus, image capturing apparatus, image processing method, and program: An image processing apparatus includes: an image synthesis unit generating a synthesized image by inputting images photographed at different positions and connecting strip areas cut from the images. The image synthesis unit generates a left-eye synthesized image applied to display a 3-dimensional image by connecting and synthesizing left-eye image strips... Agent: Sony Corporation
20110157307 - Image processing device, image processing method, and program: A processing device for adding a subtitle to a three-dimensional (3D) image produced by left-eye and right-eye display patterns displayed on a display is disclosed. The processing device may include a video decoder configured to receive video content data representing content left-eye and content right-eye display patterns. The processing device... Agent:
20110157303 - Method and system for generation of captions over steroscopic 3d images: A method and system is disclosed for generating a caption relative to a three-dimensional (3D) image. The caption may be generated such that it appears relative to a screen plane of an output device used to render the 3D image. The caption may be added to left and right viewpoint... Agent: Cable Television Laboratories, Inc.
20110157308 - Three-dimensional image reproducing apparatus: A three-dimensional image reproducing apparatus includes: a data source unit operable to output stream data of 3D contents; a data generating unit operable to output a 3D video signal the 3D contents and an audio signal of the 3D contents on the basis of the stream data; and a data... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20110157304 - Three-dimensional television and motion picture method and apparatus: Natural 3D images are created on a standard television screen or a movie screen which can be viewed without requiring the use of special glasses or viewing devices. For television, the incoming 2D signal and a delayed 2D signal are supplied simultaneously to the input of the television receiver to... Agent:
20110157310 - Three-dimensional video transmission system, video display device and video output device: In a recording and reproducing device, compressed 3D video image data recorded on an optical disc is reproduced by a recording and reproducing unit and decompressed to baseband 3D video image data by a codec. A format converting unit converts the recording format of the optical disc into the transmission... Agent:
20110157316 - Image management method: A method for managing an image photographed by two or more image pickup devices corresponding to two or more viewpoints, comprises: storing a 2D image photographed by the two or more image pickup devices, with identifier indicating that the image is two-dimensional; and storing a 3D image photographed by the... Agent: Fujifilm Corporation
20110157312 - Image processing apparatus and method: An image processing apparatus includes: a creating means that creates identification information identifying a type of an image of image data among a 2D image for planar viewing, a 3D image for stereoscopic viewing including left and right images, and a duplex image which is capable of both stereoscopic viewing... Agent: Sony Corporation
20110157314 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method and recording medium: An image processing apparatus includes: a photographing unit that includes a fisheye lens and that captures an image through the fisheye lens; a memory unit that stores three-dimensional (3D) model information for defining a 3D space; a light source number calculation unit that calculates a number of light sources that... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20110157315 - Interpolation of three-dimensional video content: Techniques are described herein for interpolating three-dimensional video content. Three-dimensional video content is video content that includes portions representing respective frame sequences that provide respective perspective views of a given subject matter over the same period of time. For example, the three-dimensional video content may be analyzed to identify one... Agent: Broadcom Corporation
20110157311 - Method and system for rendering multi-view image: A method and a system for rendering a multi-view image are provided. The method for rendering the multi-view image includes the following steps. An image capturing unit provides an original image and depth information thereof. Multiple threads of one processing unit perform a pixel rendering process and a hole filling... Agent: Industrial Technology Research Institute
20110157313 - Stereo image server and method of transmitting stereo image: The present invention discloses a method of transmitting three dimensional information. The method includes providing a remote server having a three dimensional image database, and a local terminal device coupled to the remote server via network, wherein the local terminal device includes a stereo image display. The local terminal device... Agent:
20110157317 - Camera system and camera control method: A camera system includes: a first camera and a second camera; a camera adaptor box; and a camera control unit.... Agent:
20110157318 - Method and system for presenting live video from video capture devices on a computer monitor: One embodiment of a method and system for presenting artifact-free live video from video capture devices on a computer display including the step of using the vertical blanking interrupt signal of a display controller to generate a software trigger command for the video capture devices. The vertical blanking signal is... Agent: A&b Software LLC
20110157319 - Method and apparatus for processing three-dimensional images: A three-dimensional sense adjusting unit displays three-dimensional images to a user. If a displayed reaches a limit of parallax, the user responds to the three-dimensional sense adjusting unit. According to acquired appropriate parallax information, a parallax control unit generates parallax images to realize the appropriate parallax in the subsequent stereo... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.
20110157320 - Parallax detecting apparatus, distance measuring apparatus, and parallax detecting method: The present invention aims to provide a parallax detecting apparatus (3) and the like which is capable of suppressing the degree of parallax detection error even in the case of using cameras each having a lens whose resolution is low for the pitch of the pixels of the imaging devices.... Agent:
20110157321 - Imaging device, 3d modeling data creation method, and computer-readable recording medium storing programs: A control part 210 sets up an exposure condition under which the bright part of the object is properly exposed and an exposure condition under which the dark part of the object is properly exposed. The control part 210 controls the first and second imaging part 110 and 120 to... Agent: Casio Computer Co., Ltd.
20110157327 - 3d audio delivery accompanying 3d display supported by viewer/listener position and orientation tracking: Techniques are described herein for supporting 3D audio delivery accompanying 3D display supported by viewer/listener position and orientation tracking. For example, audio content is configured to have a spatial orientation that accords with an orientation of a viewer. A spatial orientation of audio content is a configuration of the audio... Agent: Broadcom Corporation
20110157322 - Controlling a pixel array to support an adaptable light manipulator: A display system is provided that enables three-dimensional images to be displayed. The display system includes an adaptable light manipulator positioned proximate to an image generator to provide an image to a viewer based on light that is received from the image generator. The image generator includes a pixel array.... Agent: Broadcom Corporation
20110157324 - Method and apparatus for viewing 3d video using a stereoscopic viewing device: Methods and systems are described for enabling the operation of a stereoscopic viewing device such that the viewing device provides a movable viewing window that enables the 3D rendering of 3D image data displayed by a backlit LCD device. In a particular implementation, the systems and methods disclosed herein are... Agent: Stmicroelectronics, Inc.
20110157323 - Miniaturized imaging module, 3d display system using the same and image arrangement method thereof: A miniaturized imaging module, a 3D display system using the same and an image arrangement method are disclosed. The 3D display system includes a plurality of multi-viewing zone miniaturized imaging modules and an image output module. The image output module is for editing, adjusting and distributing a multi-viewing zone image... Agent: Industrial Technology Research Institute
20110157326 - Multi-path and multi-source 3d content storage, retrieval, and delivery: Techniques are described herein for supporting presentation of multi-path and multi-source viewing content. For example, portions of three-dimensional viewing content may be received via respective pathways from respective sources. A visual presentation of the three-dimensional viewing content may be caused based on the portions. In another example, instances of viewing... Agent: Broadcom Corporation
20110157328 - Three-dimensional display device and method as well as program: When an end portion of a three-dimensional image appears to pop forward from a display surface, a predetermined end area is set at a periphery of images forming the three-dimensional image to modify at least one of the images to modify the stereoscopic effect so that at least a part... Agent:
20110157325 - Video display apparatus: According to one embodiment, a video display apparatus includes a display device, a camera, a detection module, a determination module, and a message display module. The camera is configured to capture an image in front of the display device. The detection module is configured to detect a position of glasses... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
20110157330 - 2d/3d projection system: Projection systems, including projectors and projection screens, that support the presentation of two-dimensional and three-dimensional images for viewing are described, as well as methods for operating the same. In each of the example projection systems, a projection screen is used in conjunction with a light manipulator, such as a parallax... Agent: Broadcom Corporation
20110157329 - Method for switching to display three-dimensional images and digital display system: A method for switching to display three-dimensional (3D) images and a digital display system are provided. In the method, a digital display is activated to receive image data comprising at least one image and to detect a triggering signal, which is generated by detecting whether a 3D glasses is being... Agent: Acer Incorporated
20110157331 - Stereoscopic image reproduction method in case of pause mode and stereoscopic image reproduction apparatus using same: An apparatus, which forms a stereoscopic image by alternately displaying a left image and a right image, for reproducing a stereoscopic image in a pause mode, includes: a decoder unit configured to perform decoding on received image information; a 3D format generation unit configured to pair left and right images... Agent:
20110157332 - 3 dimensional image display device and method of driving the same: A stereoscopic image display device includes; a display device into which left-eye image data and right-eye image data are alternately input, and a shutter member including a left-eye shutter and a right-eye shutter, wherein the left-eye shutter and the right-eye shutter are opened in at least one of at least... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20110157335 - Apparatus and method for displaying three-dimensional image: A method for displaying a three-dimensional (3D) image includes: alternately displaying a left eye image and a right eye image; calculating a luminance value of a displayed image to detect a peak value of a luminance value; comparing the detected peak value and a stored peak value, and when the... Agent:
20110157334 - System for displaying multivideo: A system is discussed for displaying multivideo, which enables users to view a plurality of different video images at the same time through one video displaying system without lowering resolution. The system includes according to an embodiment a video processor for alternately outputting first and second images every predetermined number... Agent:
20110157333 - Three dimensional image system: The present disclosure relates to a three-dimensional image system. The present disclosure suggests a three dimensional image system comprising: a display device configured to suggest a left image and a right image alternately; a liquid crystal shutter having a liquid crystal layer and configured to switch between a λ/2 phase... Agent:
20110157337 - 3-dimensional display device: An electronic apparatus includes a main body, a 2-dimensional display panel and a display-mode switching device. The main body includes a first surface. The 2-dimensional display panel is mounted in the first surface for selectively displaying 2-dimensional images, and left and right parallax images. The display-mode switching device includes a... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.
20110157339 - Display supporting multiple simultaneous 3d views: A display system and method are provided that enable two-dimensional and/or three-dimensional images to be displayed. One or more light manipulating layers, a pixel array, and an optional backlighting panel are provided. Each light manipulating layer may be a parallax barrier or a lenticular lens. A parallax barrier includes a... Agent: Broadcom Corporation
20110157336 - Display with elastic light manipulator: A display system is provided that enables three-dimensional images to be displayed. The display system includes an elastic light manipulator positioned proximate an image generator. The image generator includes a pixel array. The elastic light manipulator includes an elastic material and is mounted in a manner that allows for automated... Agent: Broadcom Corporation
20110157338 - Stereoscopic display device with reciprocating lenticular lens screen: A reciprocating lenticular lens screen assembly includes a lenticular lens screen and a driving assembly. The lenticular lens screen includes a substrate and an optical portion formed on a first major face of the substrate for viewing by a viewer at a viewer's position. The optical portion is configured for... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.
20110157345 - Apparatus and method for capturing and viewing images: A dual sided viewing panel and a method of capturing and displaying images, is disclosed. The dual sided viewing panel includes a first viewing panel and a second viewing panel. The first and second viewing panels are controllable by a control device to capture an image and display an image.... Agent:
20110157340 - Fluorescent image apparatus and method for acquiring fluorescent image: A fluorescent imaging device includes an irradiation section that irradiates an object to be examined with excitation light and reference light, an image pickup section that picks up a fluorescence image based on the excitation light and a reflected light image based on the reference light, a comparison section that... Agent: Olympus Medical Systems Corp.
20110157341 - Head separation camera apparatus: According to one embodiment, a head separation camera apparatus includes an imaging device, a control device and a cable. The control device includes a first controller. The first controller is configured to output the control signal including a selection command to notify a controlled device acting as a control target... Agent:
20110157342 - Medicine management system and method using the same: Disclosed herein is a medicine management system wherein a camera is installed in a camera tube to acquire a good-quality medicine image, thereby improving recognition efficiency. A method of setting the camera of the medicine image capturing device includes extracting a jig block from a medicine image captured by the... Agent: Jvm Co., Ltd.
20110157344 - Method and apparatus for fast focus imaging biologic specimens: A method and apparatus for imaging a biologic fluid sample quiescently residing within a chamber is provided. The method includes the steps of: a) positioning the chamber at a Z-axis position relative to an objective lens having a lens axis, wherein the Z-axis is parallel to the lens axis; b)... Agent: Abbott Point Of Care, Inc.
20110157343 - Method and apparatus for securing planar orientation of analysis chamber: An apparatus and method for imaging a biologic fluid sample quiescently residing within a chamber is provided. The chamber includes a first panel and a second panel, between which the biologic fluid sample quiescently resides. At least one of the first and second panels is flexible. The chamber has one... Agent: Abbott Point Of Care, Inc.
20110157346 - Apparatus and method for determining sequencing of fingers in images to a two-finger scanner of fingerprint images: An apparatus (10) for capturing fingerprint images having a platen (21) sized for at most two fingers of a hand, and an imaging system for enabling capture of fingerprint images presented to the platen (21), in which images of two different finger pairs are captured for each hand of a... Agent:
20110157347 - Unintrusive biometric capture device, system and method for logical access control: An unintrusive and unobtrusive biometric capture device, system and method is described for providing logical access to users via biometric identification or authentication. When a user positions himself/herself in front of a computing device the biometric capture device attached to the monitor portion of the computing device automatically captures iris... Agent:
20110157350 - Arithmetically operating device, arithmetically operating method, arithmetically operating program, and microscope: An arithmetically operating device is provided and includes: an image acquiring portion configured to acquire phase difference images of a sample; a retrieval range setting portion configured to set a range of pixels each to be made a retrieval object in the other image in the phase difference images for... Agent: Sony Corporation
20110157349 - Stage control device, stage control method, stage control program, and microscope: A stage control device is provided and includes: an obtaining section obtaining a set of images as different visual points in all or a part of a sample set as a photographing object; a distance calculating section calculating a distance between each pixel of one image to be set as... Agent: Sony Corporation
20110157348 - Thickness-information acquisition apparatus, thickness-information acquisition method, thickness-information acquisition program and microscope: A thickness-information acquisition apparatus includes: an image acquisition section configured to acquire a phase-difference image of a sample; a correlation-distribution computation section configured to compute a correlation distribution of an image in the phase-difference image with respect to pixels of another image in the phase-difference image; and a thickness-information acquisition... Agent: Sony Corporation
20110157351 - Apparatus and method for analyzing fluids in vessels and pipelines: Apparatus for analyzing fluid or surfaces within a pipeline or vessel includes a probe positioned to capture or record images through a viewing port of the pipeline/vessel and an illumination assembly arranged to illuminate the fluid/surfaces within the pipeline/vessel adjacent the port with visible, infrared or ultraviolet light of a... Agent: Pollack Laboratories, Inc.
20110157352 - Infrared direct illumination machine vision technique for semiconductor processing equipment: A vision system is provided to determine a positional relationship between a semiconductor wafer on a platen and an element on a processing machine, such as a printing screen, on a remote side of the semiconductor wafer from the platen. A source directs infrared light through an aperture in the... Agent:
20110157353 - Measurement system, image correction method, and computer program: A measurement system includes an illumination unit configured to irradiate a measurement target with illumination light, an imaging unit configured to capture an image of light reflected by or transmitted through the measurement target, an acquisition unit configured to acquire positional relationship information representing a positional relationship between the illumination... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110157354 - Distance image sensor and method for generating image signal by time-of-flight method: A distance image sensor capable of enlarging the distance measurement range without reducing the distance resolution is provided. A radiation source 13 provides first to fifth pulse trains PT1 to PT5 which are irradiated to the object as radiation pulses in the first to fifth frames arranged in order on... Agent:
20110157357 - Combined real-time data and live video system: A system for providing combined real-time data and live video of an enclosure. The real-time data may be overlayed on live video. Additionally, or instead, alarms and/or real-time control capabilities may be overlayed on the live video. An embedded server may be connected to sensors and cameras at the enclosure... Agent: Honeywell International Inc.
20110157358 - Confined motion detection for pan-tilt cameras employing motion detection and autonomous motion tracking: A method of operating a surveillance system includes capturing a sequence of images of a field-of-view. A source of localized motion is disposed within at least one of a plurality of segments of the field-of-view. Provided to an operator is means to enable or disable, for at least one of... Agent: Robert Bosch Gmbh
20110157355 - Method and system for detecting events in environments: A system and a method for detecting events in time-series data are disclosed, wherein the time-series data represent atomic activities sensed by sensors in an environment, and wherein each atomic activity includes a time and a location at which the each atomic activity is sensed, comprising the steps of: mapping... Agent:
20110157356 - Monitoring system: A monitoring system applies to a long distance transmission. A number of data acquisition devices records still images and video as signals and converts the video signals into voltage signals suitable for transmission. A monitoring host connected to the number of data acquisition devices via a network cable for long... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.
20110157360 - Surveillance system and method: A surveillance system includes a time-of-flight (TOF) camera and a processing unit. The TOF camera captures a scene to obtain an image of the scene and distance data between a number of points in the scene and the TOF camera. The processing unit builds a three-dimensional (3D) model of the... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.
20110157359 - Virtual perspective center aligned with measurement center: An apparatus for acquiring image and location information includes an antenna comprising an element configured to receive signals for determining the location information, and an imaging device coupled to the antenna and configured to acquire the image information. A virtual perspective center of the imaging device is coincident with the... Agent: Trimble Navigation Limited
20110157361 - Method and system for generating surrounding seamless bird-view image with distance interface: The present invention provides a method and system for generating a surrounding seamless bird-view image with distance assistance interface, which process a plurality of surrounding images associated with a carrier captured by different image sensing devices. After that, an assistant marking is determined according to the relationship between acquired image... Agent: Industrial Technology Research Institute
20110157362 - Method for exposure control for a camera in a motor vehicle: A method for exposure control for a camera system in a motor vehicle is provided. The camera system records a sequence of images of the surroundings of the vehicle using an optimal exposure time. The optimal exposure time is predetermined depending on the brightness of the surroundings or on the... Agent: Adc Automotive Distance Control Systems Gmbh
20110157363 - Onboard unit for a road toll system: An onboard unit for a road toll system including: at least one transceiver for transmitting toll-relevant data to transceiver stations for forwarding to a central processing unit of the road toll system; and at least one camera, which is directed towards an environment in front of a vehicle carrying the... Agent: Kapsch Trafficcom Ag
20110157364 - Intellectual surveillance system and monitoring method thereof: The present invention relates to an intellectual surveillance system and a monitoring method thereof. The intellectual surveillance system comprises a camera module and a terminal computer module, wherein the camera module is capable of monitoring and reacting various sudden situations, and then the camera module transmits images and messages of... Agent: Vtc Electronics Corp.
20110157365 - Head-mounted display: A head-mounted display includes an image capture device that captures an image; a first setting device that sets a starting time for the capturing of the image; a start command device that causes the image capture device to start capturing the image at the starting time; a first acquiring device... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
20110157369 - Intelligent observation and identification database system: An intelligent video/audio observation and identification database system may define a security zone or group of zones. The system may identify vehicles and individuals entering or exiting the zone through image recognition of the vehicle or individual as compared to prerecorded information stored in a database. The system may alert... Agent:
20110157366 - Method and system for real time detection of conference room occupancy: A method for detecting occupancy status of a plurality of conference rooms in real time is provided. The method enables, firstly, monitoring a first output signal of a first sensor. Secondly, the method enables monitoring a second output signal of a second sensor. The method further enables comparing the first... Agent: Infosys Technologies Limited
20110157368 - Method of performing handoff between photographing apparatuses and surveillance apparatus using the same: Provided are a method of performing a handoff between photographing apparatuses and a surveillance apparatus using the method. The method includes: displaying a first area which is captured by a first photographing apparatus among the plurality of photographing apparatuses; displaying first icons corresponding to peripheral areas, among the plurality of... Agent: Samsung Techwin Co., Ltd.
20110157367 - Surveillance system with dual camera modules: A surveillance system includes a stationary camera module, a movable camera module, and a control unit. The stationary camera module fixedly surveils a total field of view of the surveillance system. The movable camera module movably surveils portions of the total field of view of the surveillance system. The control... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.
20110157370 - Tagging product information: A system for enabling the tagging of items appearing in a moving or paused image includes the use of an identification device on or within said item to be tagged. The method includes capturing moving image footage containing the image of said item to be tagged, detecting the presence and... Agent:
20110157371 - Method of identifying inconsistent field dominance metadata in a sequence of video frames: Embodiments of the present invention provide a method of identifying inconsistent field order flags for a sequence of video frames comprising: for each frame in the sequence of video frames analyzing the frame to make an initial determination of the field order for that frame; averaging the initial determination of... Agent: Tektronix International Sales Gmbh
20110157372 - Multimedia apparatus having function of detecting video signal connection: A multimedia apparatus has a function of detecting video signal connection. The multimedia apparatus includes plural video output terminals. The user may selectively connect one of the video output terminals with a TV set. The analog video signal outputted from the video output terminal is detected by a detector. In... Agent: Sunplus Technology Co., Ltd.
20110157373 - System and method for runtime determination of camera miscalibration: This invention provides a system and method for runtime determination (self-diagnosis) of camera miscalibration (accuracy), typically related to camera extrinsics, based on historical statistics of runtime alignment scores for objects acquired in the scene, which are defined based on matching of observed and expected image data of trained object models.... Agent: Cognex Corporation
20110157374 - Circuit for calibrating sync-on-green signal and associated method: A circuit for calibrating a sync-on-green (SOG) signal includes a switching device for controlling whether to output an image signal; a reference voltage generator for providing a clamp reference voltage and a comparison reference voltage; a clamp circuit for receiving the clamp reference voltage to generate a clamp output; and... Agent: Mstar Semiconductor, Inc.
20110157375 - Display device and program for display device: A display device has a data storage section with a transfer memory area and a storage memory area, and a display section to display the stored data. A first and second communication section establish communication with a first and second external device, respectively. A connection detecting section activates the second... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
20110157376 - Method and system of starting snapping static scene: A method of starting snapping a static scene is applied to a system, which is electrically connected with an image-capturing device and a display device. The display device has a displaying zone for display a visual field of the image-capturing device. After an instruction of setting a block in the... Agent: Primax Electronics Ltd.
20110157377 - Digital photo frame having stereo camera module: A digital photo frame includes a display module, a frame body and a stereo camera module. The frame body is includes a plurality of sides connected end to end. The sides are mounted around the display module. The stereo camera module includes two cameras and an image combination chip. The... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.
20110157378 - Method for providing a hotkey sequence defined by a user and photographic device using the method: A method for providing a hotkey sequence defined by a user and a photographic device using the method are disclosed. The method is used for the photographic device, and the photographic device comprises a plurality of keys. The method comprises the steps of: obtaining a using status of the photographic... Agent:
20110157379 - Imaging device and imaging method: A wearable camera that is an imaging device includes a sensing unit that senses motion of a camera, and a prediction unit that calculates a pixel shift distance (d) between frames based on the results of the sensing. The prediction unit obtains a position (p1′) by moving a feature point... Agent:
20110157380 - Image capture apparatus and control method thereof: This invention comprises an image sensor which captures a moving image of an object, the image of which is formed by an imaging lens, a first detection unit which detects vibration of an image capture apparatus, a second detection unit which detects movement of the object based on an image... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110157381 - Image capturing apparatus and control method thereof: An image capturing apparatus comprises: an image sensing unit arranged to sense an object image; a vibration detection unit arranged to detect a vibration applied to the image capturing apparatus; a vector detection unit arranged to detect a motion vector from an image sensed by the image sensing unit; a... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110157382 - Image capturing apparatus and method of controlling image capturing apparatus: An image capturing apparatus comprises: at least one vibration detection unit configured to detect a vibration applied to the image capturing apparatus and outputting a vibration signal; a calculation unit configured to calculate, based on the vibration signal output from the vibration detection unit, respective vibration correction signals for a... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110157383 - Digital photographing apparatus, method for controlling the same, and computer-readable medium: A method of controlling a digital photographing apparatus successively photographs one short exposure image and a plurality of long exposure images. A global motion of each of the long exposure images is compensated based on the one short exposure image. A Point Spread Function (PSF) of each of the one... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20110157385 - Imaging apparatus equipped with image enlarging display function, recording medium recording control program of the imaging apparatus, and control method of the imaging apparatus: An imaging apparatus includes a display section to sequentially display each of the images generated by the imaging section and an enlargement display control section to sequentially display parts of the images generated by the imaging section on the display section while enlarging the parts by a predetermined enlargement factor.... Agent: Casio Computer Co., Ltd.
20110157384 - Stabilizing rod for a video camera stabilizer: The present invention relates to a photographic apparatus and more particularly pertains to a stabilizing rod for a video camera stabilizer which comprises a data processing circuit, wherein it further comprises memory units which are connected to the data processing circuit for receiving digital format signals from the data processing... Agent: Shenzhen City Mofukang Technology Co., Ltd.
20110157386 - Control apparatus and control method therefor: A control apparatus which controls a capturing device so as to obtain a plurality of captured images including an entire region of an object by capturing the object by a plurality of times while changing a capturing direction of the capturing device, the apparatus comprises: a derivation unit configured to... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110157387 - Method and apparatus for generating image data: A method for generating image data includes adjusting an angle formed by each of a plurality of lenses attached to the imaging device relative to a reference plane based on a photography mode, obtaining at least one first image data using the plurality of adjusted lenses, and generating second image... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20110157403 - Camera and method for manufacturing same: A camera with a focusing function is provided. The camera includes a first imaging unit configured to generate a first image by a photoelectric conversion from an image of a subject obtained via a first lens, a second imaging unit configured to generate a second image by a photoelectric conversion... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20110157399 - Camera module, image processing apparatus, and image recording method: According to one embodiment, a camera module includes a plurality of sub-camera modules. The sub-camera modules include imaging elements and imaging lenses. At least two of the sub-camera modules include the imaging lenses, subject distances of which when best-focused are set different from each other.... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
20110157404 - Digital camera and method for manufacturing same: A digital camera is provided with a focusing function and a focal length varying function of a main lens. The digital camera includes a main imaging unit configured to generate a main image by performing a photoelectric conversion from a subject obtained via the main lens, a sub-imaging unit configured... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20110157389 - Distributed vision system with multi-phase synchronization: This invention provides a system and method for synchronization of vision system inspection results produced by each of a plurality of processors that includes a first bank (that can be a “master” bank) containing a master vision system processor and at least one slave vision system processor. At least a... Agent: Cognex Corporation
20110157407 - Document camera with size-estimating function and size estimation method: A size estimation method is used with a document camera to estimate an object size. The document camera includes a lens and an image sensor. The size estimation method includes the following steps. Firstly, an object distance between the lens and the object is detected. According to the object distance... Agent: Avermedia Information, Inc.
20110157408 - Foreground/background segmentation in digital images with differential exposure calculations: A digital segmentation method and apparatus determines foreground and/or background within at least one portion of a captured image. The determining includes comparing a captured image to a pre-captured or post captured reference image of nominally the same scene. One of the images is taken with flash and the other... Agent: Tessera Technologies Ireland Limited
20110157388 - Gun camera: A gun camera, including a main body, a video unit, a video processing unit, a recording unit and a power supply unit, wherein interior of the main body forms a holding space, and the main body can be separably joined to a gun device. The video unit fixed to the... Agent: Jiun An Technology Co., Ltd.
20110157391 - High-resolution image sensing device and image motion sensing method thereof: An image motion sensing method applicable for an image sensing device includes the steps of capturing a plurality of sensing frames, each sensing frame including image position information of an image; selecting a base frame from the sensing frames and a sampling frame disposed after the base frame; comparing image... Agent: Lite-on Semiconductor Corp.
20110157397 - Image pickup control apparatus, image pickup control method and program: An image pickup control apparatus, includes: a trigger acceptance section adapted to accept a predetermined trigger input as a changeover input from an automatic image pickup mode to a request responding image pickup mode; and a request responding image pickup control section adapted to establish, when the trigger input is... Agent: Sony Corporation
20110157394 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method and program: An image processing apparatus includes: a picture range variation control section adapted to variably set a picture range extent of image data; and a composition processing section adapted to detect whether or not a target image is included in a picture range while the picture range extent is variably set... Agent: Sony Corporation
20110157396 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and storage medium: The invention provides an image processing apparatus comprising: an acquisition unit configured to acquire a plurality of captured images captured by an image capturing apparatus; a determination unit configured to determine position information of the image capturing apparatus for each of the plurality of captured images so that an evaluation... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110157409 - Image quality adjusting device, image quality adjusting method, and image quality adjusting program: An image quality adjusting device 12 includes an imaging unit 21 capturing a screen of a display terminal 11 using a spectroscopic camera and an RGB camera to obtain image information; an analysis unit 22 obtaining color data, profile data, and histogram data from the image information obtained by the... Agent: Atrc Corporation
20110157395 - Image sensor with fractional resolution image processing: A system-on-chip (SOC) includes an image sensor, an image signal processor connected to an output of the image sensor, a bypass connected to the output of the image sensor, and a multiplexer connected to an output of the image signal processor and an output of the bypass. The image sensor,... Agent:
20110157393 - Lensless imaging with controllable apertures: Embodiments of the present invention provide a lensless optical device for acquiring an image. The device can include a light attenuating layer having a plurality of elements, where transmittance of each of the plurality of elements is controllable, and an image detector disposed at a distance from the light attenuating... Agent: The Trustees Of Columbia University In The City Of New York
20110157390 - Method and system for measuring lens quality: A method for measuring lens quality includes receiving and transmitting an image's information to a location module through an image collecting module. A location module partitions the image's information into a plurality of measure areas. An image processing module computes the Modulation Transfer Function (MTF) of each measure area. A... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.
20110157392 - Method for adjusting shooting condition of digital camera through motion detection: A method for adjusting a shooting condition of a digital camera through motion detection is applied to determine a shooting parameter of the digital camera. The adjusting method includes the following steps. At least two consecutive images, namely a first pre-capture image and a second pre-capture image, are selected. The... Agent: Altek Corporation
20110157402 - Method for processing image, image processing apparatus, and imaging apparatus: A method for processing image includes: acquiring image data; firstly correcting saturation information acquired from the image data based on at least one of hue information and luminance information of the image data; determining whether an image of the image data is a vivid color scene based on the saturation... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110157401 - Method for reading out a high dynamic range image and device using the same: A method for reading out a high dynamic range image in an image sensor comprises: resetting a pixel array row by row from an initial row of the pixel array to process a first integration treatment for a first image when reaching a first start time; resetting the pixel array... Agent:
20110157406 - Photographing apparatus and method: A photographing apparatus includes an auxiliary line display unit displaying auxiliary lines including at least one of at least one vertical line movable in a horizontal direction within a screen and at least one horizontal line movable in a vertical direction within the screen, an edge extracting unit extracting an... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20110157400 - Photographing apparatus and method of displaying graphic for user to estimate the real size of object: A photographing method displays a photographed object and displays a graphic for the user to estimate the real size of the object based on a calculated real size of the object. Accordingly, the user can evaluate the real size of the object, which is being photographed by the user.... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20110157405 - Photographing apparatus, photographing method and recording medium: The photographing apparatus includes an image pickup unit that generates a raw image; a feature extractor that extracts a feature image containing at least one feature part from the raw image; an image processor that performs image processing of the raw image according to a first scene information and that... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20110157398 - Solid-state imaging apparatus: A solid-state imaging apparatus according to the present invention is characterized in that a reset gate voltage VresH to be applied to a gate of a reset MOS transistor is lower than a power supply voltage SVDD of a power supply to which drains of an amplifying MOS transistor and... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110157410 - Auto white balance algorithm using rgb product measure: A method and device is provided for adjusting the white balance of a digital image by adjusting the values assigned to the red, green, and blue subpixels of a pixel in the image. The adjustment to the subpixels is determined by identifying pixels in the image that have an RGB... Agent:
20110157413 - Image pickup apparatus and image pickup method: An image pickup apparatus includes an image pickup unit that acquires a first image without a flash and a second image with the flash; a down-sampling unit that generates a third image by down-sampling the second image; a brightness difference calculator that calculates a brightness difference between the first image... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20110157411 - Image processing method, image processing apparatus, and imaging apparatus: The image processing apparatus is characterized in acquiring image data, generating a hue distribution of the image data, setting a discrimination condition according to a degree of spreading of a color distribution in the hue distribution and discriminating whether the image of the image data is a vivid color scene... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110157414 - Image's chromatism correction apparatus: A reference pixel is specified for a specified pixel whose (luminance) value is below a threshold, for example, in RGB data obtained by an image pickup operation. The reference pixel should be on a straight line passing through the specified pixel and a center of the image and spaced from... Agent: Casio Computer Co., Ltd.
20110157412 - Photographing apparatus and method and recording medium: A photographing apparatus and method and a recording medium, the photographing apparatus including: an exposure control value calculator for calculating a first exposure control value for a first image obtained by performing non-flash photographing and a second exposure control value for a second image by performing flash photographing based on... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20110157415 - Photographic flicker detection and compensation: One disclosed embodiment includes detecting flicker in a photographic setting. A plurality of samples are obtained from a light detector circuit of a camera, each of which has a value that is dependent upon intensity of light incident upon the camera. The method further includes processing the samples to identify... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110157416 - Flicker detection method and image sensing device utilizing the same: A flicker detection method of an image sensing device is disclosed. The image sensing device includes a sensor and a processor. The method comprises steps of: consequently detecting multiple frames according to a frame rate, wherein each of the multiple frames includes a light signal; generating a light intensity information... Agent: Lite-on Semiconductor Corp.
20110157419 - Apparatus and method for high dynamic range imaging using spatially varying exposures: Apparatus and methods are provided for obtaining high dynamic range images using a low dynamic range image sensor. The scene is exposed to the image sensor in a spatially varying manner. A variable-transmittance mask, which is interposed between the scene and the image sensor, imposes a spatially varying attenuation on... Agent: Sony Corporation
20110157417 - Electronic device and light control method thereof: An electronic device automatically adjusts luminance of a monitor device, such as an image capture device. The electronic device analyzes captured images and determines brightness thereof. If the luminance of the captured images are too dark, the electronic device widens an aperture of the monitor device or turns up a... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.
20110157418 - Image sensor arrays: An array of image sensors are connected in a daisy chained arrangement. The sensors in the array are addressed on the basis of the number of pixels each of them processes.... Agent: Stmicroelectronics (research & Development) Limited
20110157420 - Filing digital images using voice input: Method and device for naming digital image data files stored on a camera enabled device having an image sensor, an audio sensor, a display and a memory, including: capturing image data through the image sensor; automatically displaying on the display a default filename for an image data file for the... Agent:
20110157421 - Systems and methods for capturing images of objects: A method for generating an image object, performed by a mobile electronic device, comprises the following steps. The mobile electronic device comprises multiple shutter objects, and each shutter object corresponds to an orientation type. A signal generated by one of the shutter objects is detected. A orientation type is determined... Agent: Mediatek Inc.
20110157422 - 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:
20110157423 - Image processing apparatus, imaging apparatus, image processing method, and program: An image processing apparatus includes an imaging operation state acquiring unit that acquires imaging operation state information representing imaging operation states at the time of an imaging operation for a plurality of images that are consecutively generated in a time series, an image processing unit that performs image processing, which... Agent: Sony Corporation
20110157424 - Image pickup device, image processing method, and storage medium storing program: A method includes specifying an image area which is contained in the subject-present image taken and in which nonflatness is less than or equal to a predetermined value, determining whether or not a range of the specified image area in the subject-present image in which the nonflatness is less than... Agent: Casio Computer Co., Ltd.
20110157425 - Video processing apparatus and video processing method: An imaging apparatus includes a histogram shape determination unit that acquires a histogram of luminance values from video captured by an image capturing unit and determines whether or not the captured video is a night scene from the shape of the histogram. The imaging apparatus also includes a point light... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110157427 - Photographing method of generating image of traced moving path and photographing apparatus using the photographing method: A photographing method of generating an image of a traced moving path and a photographing apparatus using the photographing method are provided. The photographing apparatus includes an image processing unit which captures a plurality of still images regarding an object, obtains state information about a state of the photographing apparatus... Agent: Samsung Techwin Co., Ltd.
20110157426 - Video processing apparatus and video processing method thereof: A video processing apparatus and a video processing method are used to capture a view region as a video result. The video processing apparatus includes a video sensor, a temporary memory, and a video pipeline. The video sensor captures the view region at a sensor frame rate and generates a... Agent: Altek Corporation
20110157428 - Video signal processing apparatus and video signal processing method: Disclosed herein is a video signal processing apparatus including an image outputting portion, a manipulation portion, and a video signal extracting portion.... Agent:
20110157430 - Image pickup apparatus having optical path reflecting zoom lens: s
20110157429 - Zoom lens and image pickup device: where H1′ is an interval from a vertex of a surface nearest to the image side in the first lens group to a principal point on the image side of the first lens group (− denotes the object side, and + denotes the image side), f1 is focal length of... Agent: Sony Corporation
20110157431 - Method and system for directing cameras: A system and a method for directing a camera based on time-series data are disclosed, wherein the time-series data represent atomic activities sensed by sensors in an environment, and wherein each atomic activity includes a time and a location at which the each atomic activity is sensed, comprising: providing a... Agent:
20110157432 - Image processing apparatus and method for removing lens distortion and chromatic aberration, and computer readable medium storing computer program to execute the image processing method: An image processing apparatus for processing an input image generated by an image pick-up device from an optical signal passing through a lens includes a first module comprising a plurality of chromatic aberration correction units that correct chromatic aberration in the input image; a second module, configured independently of the... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20110157433 - Generating column offset corrections for image sensors: An image sensor includes multiple photoactive pixels and multiple dark reference pixels typically arranged in rows and columns to form a pixel array. A dark signal is read out from a given number of dark reference pixels in each column at a first gain level. An initial column offset correction... Agent:
20110157434 - Generating column offset corrections for image sensors: An image sensor includes multiple photoactive pixels and multiple dark reference pixels arranged in rows and columns to form a pixel array. A dark signal is read out of one or more dark reference pixels in each column and used to determine a column offset for one or more columns... Agent:
20110157435 - Generating column offset corrections for image sensors: An image sensor includes multiple photoactive pixels and multiple dark reference pixels arranged in rows and columns to form a pixel array. A dark signal is read out of one or more dark reference pixels in each column and used to determine a column offset for one or more columns... Agent: Eastman Kodak Company
20110157436 - Method and apparatus for ringing and halo control: A system is disclosed for reducing artifacts in images and video, such as ringing or halo artifacts. The system may include an edge detector and a gain controller. The edge detector may create an edge image used by the gain controller to create a gain image, and the gain image... Agent: Stmicroelectronics Asia Pacific Pte Ltd
20110157437 - Method and apparatus for information reproduction: According to one embodiment, an imaging apparatus including an imaging module that outputs imaging data for each color component including a synchronization code, a synchronization detecting module that detects a synchronization code from imaging data output from the imaging module, a data holding module that temporarily holds video data for... Agent:
20110157438 - Pausing column readout in image sensors: An image sensor includes a two-dimensional array of pixels having multiple column outputs and an output circuit connected to each column output. Each output circuit is configured to operate concurrent sample and read operations. An analog front end (AFE) circuit processes pixel data output from the output circuits and an... Agent:
20110157439 - Imaging device, a/d converter device and reading circuit: An A/D converter device includes a zone identifying circuit configured to identify which one of a plurality of level zones a voltage level of an analog output signal is in; a shift voltage generating circuit configured to generate a shift voltage which corresponds to a relevant one of the level... Agent: Fujitsu Limited
20110157440 - Solid-state imaging device: To control the potential distribution generated in a well at the time of amplification and reduce a shading in a solid-state imaging device of amplification type, the amplification type solid-state imaging device of the present invention comprises a plurality of picture elements each including photoelectric conversion elements formed in a... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110157441 - Solid state image pickup device and camera: An solid state image pickup device including a plurality of photoelectric conversion regions (PD1, PD2) for generating carriers by photoelectric conversions to accumulate the generated carriers, an amplifying unit for amplifying the carriers, being commonly provided to at least two photoelectric conversion regions, a first and a second transfer units... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110157443 - Image sensing apparatus: An image sensing apparatus is provided, which is provided with a plurality of image sensing elements each including a plurality of photoelectric conversion sections and an adding circuit adapted to add signals from the plurality of photoelectric conversion sections to obtain a one-pixel signal, wherein the adding circuit adds the... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110157442 - Solid state imaging device and method of driving the solid state imaging device: A row scanner selects an arbitrary row in an pixel array unit. Per-column AD converters separately convert voltage signals respectively outputted from a column of a plurality of unit pixels in the selected arbitrary row into digital signals. A column scanner sequentially outputs the digital signals by a column-scanning operation... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20110157446 - Image sensor and method of manufacturing the same, and sensor device: An image sensor is provided. The image sensor includes a photoelectric conversion portion including a light receiving element; and a well region defined by a wall structure that is formed integrally on the photoelectric conversion portion, wherein the well region is positioned to correspond to the light receiving element of... Agent: Sony Corporation
20110157447 - Photoelectric conversion device method for producing photoelectric conversion device and image pickup system: A photoelectric conversion device includes a photoelectric conversion region having a plurality of photoelectric conversion elements and a first MOS transistor configured to read a signal in response to an electric charge of each photoelectric conversion element; and a peripheral circuit region having a second MOS transistor configured to drive... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110157445 - Semiconductor device and method of manufacturing the same, and electronic apparatus: A semiconductor device comprising a first semiconductor section including a first wiring layer at one side thereof, a second semiconductor section including a second wiring layer at one side thereof, the first and second semiconductor sections being secured together with the respective first and second wiring layer sides of the... Agent: Sony Corporation
20110157444 - Suspending column readout in image sensors: An image sensor includes a two-dimensional array of pixels having multiple column outputs and an output circuit connected to each column output. Each output circuit is configured to operate concurrent sample and read operations. An analog front end (AFE) circuit processes pixel data output from the output circuits and an... Agent:
20110157448 - Image sensor, semiconductor device and image sensing method: An image sensor and an image sensing method can obtain image signals with a high S/N ratio in a high-speed image pickup operation. Signal charges are input to input transfer stage 31 of CCD memory 30. Final transfer stage 32 is formed so as to be connected to the input... Agent: Kinki University
20110157449 - Photographing lens assembly: This invention provides a photographing lens assembly comprising, in order from an object side to an image side: a first lens element with positive refractive power having a convex object-side surface and a convex image-side surface; a second lens element with negative refractive power having a concave object-side surface and... Agent: Largan Precision Co., Ltd.
20110157450 - Portable electronic device: A portable electronic device includes a housing defining a through hole, a barrel positioned in the housing, a lens fixed at an end of the barrel and a light detection unit fixed at the other end of the barrel away from the lens. The lens includes an imaging portion facing... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.
20110157451 - Imaging device: An exemplary imaging device includes first camera modules, second camera modules, third camera modules, and a processing device. The first camera modules each have a red filter and is capable of capturing red images. The second camera modules each have a green filter and is capable of capturing green images.... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.
20110157452 - Fan-out wafer level package for an optical sensor and method of manufacture thereof: An optical sensor package has a transparent substrate with a redistribution layer formed on a face thereof, which includes a window and a plurality of electrically conductive traces. A semiconductor substrate, including an optical sensor and a plurality of contact terminals on a face thereof, is positioned on the transparent... Agent: Stmicroelectronics Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd.
20110157453 - Image capturing lens system: This invention provides an image capturing lens system comprising, in order from an object side to an image side: a first lens element with negative refractive power having a concave image-side surface; a second lens element with positive refractive power having a convex image-side surface; a third lens element with... Agent:
20110157454 - Image sensor and imaging apparatus: An imaging sensor comprising a plurality of pixels is provided. Each pixel comprises photoelectric converters and optical members. The optical member covers the photoelectric converter. Light toward the photoelectric converter passes through the optical member. The pixels are arranged in two dimensions on a light-receiving area. At least a part... Agent: Hoya Corporation
20110157455 - Lens master devices, lens structures, imaging devices, and methods and apparatuses of making the same: A method and apparatus providing a lens master device and use of the same to form a lens template and/or a lens structure. The method includes obtaining a plurality of individual lens masters, each of which has a shaped portion defining at least a portion of a lens structure to... Agent:
20110157456 - Image capturing apparatus, method of controlling the same, and storage medium: The present invention provides an image capturing apparatus including an image capturing unit configured to photoelectrically convert an image of an object formed by an image capturing optical system to generate an image signal, a generation unit configured to generate, from the image signal generated by the image capturing unit,... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110157457 - Auto-focus intra-oral camera having a linear piezoelectric actuator: An auto-focus camera has an optical system for forming an image of a target, a moveable sensor for recording a set of one or more images of the target, the set of one or more images corresponding to a set of one or more positions for the moveable sensor, and... Agent: Carestream Health, Inc.
20110157458 - Method and apparatus for focusing: The present disclosure provides a method and system for focusing, which modulates a broadband light into a dispersive light having a higher dispersion characteristic and a lower dispersion characteristic, and the dispersion light is projected onto an object so as to form an object light. By means of the filtering... Agent: Industrial Technology Research Institute
20110157459 - Method for real-time adjusting image capture frequency by image detection apparatus: A method for real-time adjusting image capture frequency by an image detection apparatus comprises: sensing the frames consecutively by an image detection unit; setting a value for a counting variable; selecting a testing frame from the frames and comparing an image displacement between the testing frame and a previous frame... Agent: Lite-on Semiconductor Corp.
20110157460 - Method and apparatus for driving camera: Disclosed are a method and apparatus for enabling a mobile terminal to drive a camera with low power. The mobile terminal applies power to an image sensor in response to a camera function execution request, initializes the image sensor, maintains the image sensor in a software standby state in which... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20110157461 - Lens system: The lens system includes: a lens apparatus including a member whose position or state varies continuously; and a commanding apparatus outputting a command signal to the member, wherein the lens apparatus includes a first wireless communication unit performing wireless communication through a master/slave communication and a first set unit setting... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110157462 - Camera module: A camera module includes a lens module, a printed circuit board (PCB), and a connection material. The lens module includes two pins. The PCB defines two conductive grooves. The lens module is disposed on the PCB. The pins are received in the conductive grooves and connected to the PCB through... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.
20110157463 - Broadcasting receiver and method of providing background channel epg: The present invention relates to a broadcasting receiver and a method for providing a background channel EPG and comprises a first tuner that selects a channel chosen by a user; a second tuner that receives channels other than the channel tuned with said first tuner; a data parser that collects... Agent:
20110157464 - Configuration method of vertical blanking interval data and apparatus thereof: A vertical blanking interval (VBI) data processing method includes: receiving at least one output signal currently outputted from at least one scan line, and utilizing a processing circuit to check a quality of the at least one output signal currently outputted from the at least one scan line according to... Agent:
20110157465 - Look up table update method: An update method for look up table (LUT) is suitable for an image processing apparatus. The image processing apparatus includes a multiple-interpolation lookup table device having an execution LUT, and the LUT update method updates the multiple-interpolation lookup table device according to a source LUT. The update method includes the... Agent: Altek Corporation
20110157466 - Image processor and image processing method: According to one embodiment of the invention, an electronic apparatus comprises a receiving module, a configuration module, a selection module and a control module. The receiving module is configured to receive video information containing a plurality of pieces of audio information in different languages. The audio information is compressed in... Agent:
20110157467 - Attached device control on television event: A television includes at least two inputs and at least one connected device (component). Upon a system event such as changing from one input to another input, the television signals the at least one connected device to change at least one operating parameter of the device.... Agent: Vizio, Inc.
20110157468 - Television receiver and method for saving energy thereof: A television receiver includes an indentifying unit and a comparator. The indentifying unit indentifies a category of a currently tuned television program. The comparator determines whether the currently tuned television program belong to predetermined particular categories, and generates a first cut-off signal to stop video signals from being displayed on... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.
20110157470 - Receiver, receiving method and output control method: It is configured to receive digital content and output control information for controlling output of the relevant digital content, and when the output control information received shows that picture subjected to high resolution transformation using super-resolution technology is not allowed to be digitally outputted, to output the digital content to... Agent:
20110157469 - Television remote control update upon event: A television includes a remote control, at least two inputs and at least one device, each device connected to one of the inputs. Upon a system event such as changing from one input to another input, the television signals the remote control to change operation of at least one function... Agent: Vizio Inc.
20110157471 - Independent viewer tailoring of same media source content via a common 2d-3d display: Techniques are described herein for supporting independent viewer tailoring of same media source content via a common 2D-3D display. A first independently controllable version of video content is caused to be delivered to a first region of a screen. A second independently controllable version of the video content is caused... Agent: Broadcom Corporation
20110157472 - Method of simultaneously watching a program and a real-time sign language interpretation of the program: The invention is concerned with a method for facilitating the watching of films, TV programs and the like, meant for deaf people and people with hearing damage. The method allows a transparent or translucent shadow graph to be produced on the screen.... Agent:
20110157473 - Method, apparatus, and system for simultaneously previewing contents from multiple protected sources: A method, apparatus and system for simultaneously previewing contents from multiple protected sources. A primary data stream associated with a primary port is generated, the primary data stream having a primary image to be displayed on a display screen. A secondary data stream is generated associated with a plurality of... Agent:
20110157474 - Image display control apparatus: An image display control apparatus is disclosed. The image display control apparatus stores first layers for original image data in first planes, combines the first layers into the original image data, records the original image data in an addition plane, and stores second layers for replacement image data in second... Agent: Denso Corporation
20110157475 - Methods and apparatus to detect commercial advertisements associated with media presentations: Methods and apparatus to detect commercial advertisements associated with media presentations are disclosed. An example method involves receiving a video frame and detecting a change in box-formatting between the video frame and a subsequent video frame. A transition between the video frame and the subsequent video frame is indicated as... Agent:
20110157477 - Display device, liquid crystal monitor, liquid crystal television receiver, and display method: A control section divides a single frame so that a ratio of a period corresponding to a latter sub-frame and a period corresponding to a former sub-frame ranges from 1:3 to 1:7. A divisional point of the frame is a point which allows each of the latter sub-frame and the... Agent:
20110157476 - System and method for saving and recalling state data for media and home appliances: A set of media playback and device settings data from each home appliance of a first set of home appliances is stored on a central server and/or sent to a remote control device upon initiation of a suspend command by a user. The stored media and devices states may be... Agent: Universal Electronics Inc.
20110157479 - Device control device, device control method, and computer program: A device control device includes a transmission signal receiving/outputting unit configured to receive/output a signal containing a control signal for controlling an internal status from/to another device, the other device being connected to the transmission signal receiving/outputting unit, an application obtaining unit configured to obtain an application as necessary by... Agent: Sony Corporation
20110157478 - Television programming of a remote control: A television includes a television with a remote control. A user interface running on the television ascertains a brand and model number of a device that is to be operated by the remote control and after responsive to such; the television transmits commands to the remote control to program the... Agent: Vizio Inc.
20110157480 - Integration system for medical instruments with remote control: An integration system for medical instruments is described. In various embodiments, the integration system is useful for managing information from, and controlling, multiple medical instruments in a medical facility, as well as providing high fidelity audio communications between members of a clinical team. The system can be operated remotely in... Agent:
20110157481 - Lighting device, display device and television receiver: A backlight unit 12 includes cold cathode tubes 18, a chassis 14 and connectors 22. Each cold cathode tube 18 has outer leads 18b at ends. The chassis 14 houses the cold cathode tubes 18. The connectors 22 are mounted to the chassis 14, connected to the outer leads 18b... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
20110157482 - Video display device: A video display device displays an image of an input video signal. In the video display device, the video signal is supplied to a frequency component analyzing device, and the frequency component analyzing device extracts a frequency of each of frequency bands from video information of one screen with respect... Agent: Atrc Corporation
20110157483 - Active mask projector providing diffracted light with animation and non-random patterns: A projector for projecting diffracted light in a selectable pattern and/or animation on a display surface. The apparatus includes a light source providing one or more beams of coherent light from one or more lasers. The apparatus includes a diffraction assembly in the path of the light source to generate... Agent: Disney Enterprises, Inc.
20110157486 - Escape guiding apparatus and escape guiding system: An escape guiding apparatus includes: a projecting section projecting an image on a floor by scanning a laser beam; a storage section storing escape guidance information for guiding a person who is escaping; and an image information generating section generating image information of the image to be projected based on... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20110157484 - Integrated projector system: A projector includes a first serial advanced technology attachment connector, a latch, a switch, and a communication module. The first serial advanced technology attachment connector is configured to connect with a second serial advanced technology attachment connector located within a computer. The latch is configured to extend from the projector... Agent: Dell Products, Lp
20110157485 - Systems and methods for partitioned color, double rate video transfer: Systems, methods and devices provide for fast and power efficient transfer of three color data words (e.g., a M-bit red color word, a M bit green color word and a M-bit blue color word) per pixel from a controller to a laser diode driver (LDD). First and second transfer words... Agent: Intersil Americas Inc.
20110157487 - Projection type video display device: A projection type video display device is provided, which is capable of displaying a plurality of kinds of input videos with different aspect ratios without requiring cumbersome adjustment operations. The device includes a light source (11), a display element (13) for displaying a display video in a display area based... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20110157488 - Method and apparatus of projector color enhancement by dynamic lamp waveform: A projector of enhanced color visual output and the method of enhancing the color vividness of a projector output, wherein the projector has a program of instructions stored within its memory to perform image data analysis. The image data analysis includes RGB level detection and histogram calculation. The projector dynamically... Agent: Acer Incorporated
20110157490 - Active matrix substrate and display device using the same: Consequently, a leak current which flows from the pixel electrode Ep of the pixel formation portion (110) to the video signal line when the TFT (120) is in the off state is suppressed. Thus, the present invention provides an active matrix substrate capable of suppressing a change in an off... Agent:
20110157489 - Image display device, television receiver, method for driving image display device, and method for driving television receiver: A liquid crystal display device is disclosed. In at least one embodiment, it includes an ornamental image display area for displaying an ornamental image thereon is configured such that the ornamental image display area provides a luminance of not more than 50 cd/m2 for display of the ornamental image thereon.... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
20110157491 - Lighting device, display device and television receiver: The present invention relates to a lighting device including a plurality of light source units U including at least LEDs 16 and light guide plates 18. The light source units U are arranged in one direction such that gaps S are provided between the adjacent light guide plates 18. Each... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
20110157492 - Surface light source using white light emitting diodes and liquid crystal display backlight unit having the same: There is provided a surface light source using white light emitting diodes including: a plurality of white light emitting diodes arranged at a predetermined distance from one another, wherein the white light emitting diodes are arranged such that a light emitting diode unit defined by each of the white light... Agent: Samsung Led Co., Ltd.
20110157493 - System and method for adjusting television settings based on mounting scheme: There is provided a system and method for adjusting television settings based on a detected or input mounting scheme of the television. More specifically, in one embodiment, there is provided a method, comprising determining an active mounting scheme for a television, employing a first group of settings if the active... Agent: Shenzhen Tcl New Technology Ltd.06/23/2011 > 171 patent applications in 96 patent subcategories. invention type
20110149011 - System and method for real-time conversational tele-education service based on video conferencing service: A system and method for a tele-education service system based on video conferencing are provided. The tele-education service system includes a host terminal to manage a tele-education service system; at least one participating terminal to receive the tele-education service; and a media relay to acquire video images from the host... Agent: Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute
20110149012 - Videoconferencing terminal with a persistence of vision display and a method of operation thereof to maintain eye contact: The disclosure provides apparatuses for videoconferencing and a method of operation thereof. In one embodiment, an apparatus includes: (1) a display substrate occupying less than an entirety of a viewing area, (2) an actuator configured to move the display substrate over the viewing area and (3) a camera having a... Agent: Alcatel-lucent Usa, Incorporated
20110149013 - Remotely monitoring and troubleshooting a videoconference: System and method for performing a videoconference. One or more computers are utilized to passively monitor a videoconference call between a plurality of participants at respective participant locations, where the videoconference call is performed using a plurality of videoconferencing endpoints at respective ones of the participant locations, and where the... Agent:
20110149014 - Communication device and privacy protection method: A communication device and a privacy protection method receives an incoming call from a remote communication device, and transmits a preset substitute image to the remote communication device if a user of the communication device declining to share live video images with the remote user. When the user answers the... Agent: Foxconn Communication Technology Corp.
20110149017 - Display of an arrangement of a panoramic video by applying navigation commands to said panoramic video: An arrangement of a panoramic video is obtained by applying navigation commands to said panoramic video. In accordance with the invention, the navigation commands are formed either by navigation commands given at will by the user, or by predefined navigation commands associated with said panoramic video. The choice of the... Agent: Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.v.
20110149015 - Electronic device for capturing panoramic images: An electronic device and a method enable capturing a 360° panoramic image by a digital camera having a fixed angle lens. A number of frames is set for capturing the 360° panoramic image of the digital camera unit. The electronic device receives an initial azimuth of the digital camera unit... Agent: Foxconn Communication Technology Corp.
20110149016 - Image processing apparatus and method, and program: An image processing apparatus includes a motion compensation parameter calculation unit that calculates a parameter for compensating a relative motion in an image pickup apparatus between picked-up images, a first connection line setting unit that sets as a first connection line a central position in an overlapping area, a moving... Agent: Sony Corporation
20110149018 - Holographic display device comprising magneto-optical spatial light modulator: A holographic display device comprising at least one magneto-optical spatial light modulator (MOSLM). The holographic display device may comprise a first MOSLM and a second MOSLM, the first and second MOSLMs encoding a hologram and a holographic reconstruction being generated by the device. An advantage of the device is fast... Agent: Seereal Technologies S.a.
20110149019 - Method and system for enhanced 2d video display based on 3d video input: A video processing device may generate a two dimensional (2D) output video stream from a three dimensional (3D) input video stream that comprises a plurality of view sequences. The plurality of view sequences may comprise sequences of stereoscopic left and right reference fields or frames. A view sequence may initially... Agent:
20110149022 - Method and system for generating 3d output video with 3d local graphics from 3d input video: A video processing device may extract a plurality of view sequences from a three-dimensional (3D) input video stream and generate a plurality of graphics sequences that correspond to local graphics content. Each of the plurality of graphics sequences may be blended with a corresponding view sequence from the extracted plurality... Agent:
20110149021 - Method and system for sharpness processing for 3d video: A video processing device may enhance sharpness of one or more of a plurality of view sequences extracted from a three dimensional (3D) input video stream. The plurality of extracted view sequences may comprise stereoscopic left and right view sequences of reference fields or frames. The sharpness enhancement processing may... Agent:
20110149020 - Method and system for video post-processing based on 3d data: A media player may read three-dimensional (3D) video data comprising a plurality of view sequences of frames or fields from a media storage device, and may decimate one or more of the view sequences to enable transferring the video data to a display device. The media player may determine operational... Agent:
20110149024 - Three-dimensional image data transmission device, three-dimensional image data transmission method, three-dimensional image data reception device, three-dimensional image data reception method, image data transmission device, and image data reception devi: [Solution] A video framing unit 112 manipulates left eye image data and right eye image data into a state according to the transmission mode, thereby obtaining stereoscopic image data for transmission. On the basis of the left eye image data and the right eye image data, at a predetermined position... Agent: Sony Corporation
20110149023 - Video signal processor and video signal processing method: Disclosed herein is a video signal processor including: a combining process section adapted to superimpose a first marker signal on a first video signal component at a specific position and superimpose a second marker signal on a second video signal component at roughly the same position as the specific position;... Agent:
20110149026 - 3d video transforming device: A 3D video conversion device is operable to convert a first MPEG stream to a second MPEG stream. The 3D video conversion device includes an input module operable to receive a multiple-view stream, a conversion module operable to convert the multiple-view stream. The conversion module includes a decoding module operable... Agent: General Instrument Corporation
20110149033 - Code stream conversion system and method, code stream identifying unit and solution determining unit: A code stream conversion system and method, a code stream identifying unit and a solution determining unit are provided. The code stream conversion method includes: receiving an original code stream format obtained by parsing an original code stream; and determining a transcoding solution according to a target code stream format... Agent:
20110149030 - Display apparatus and control method thereof: Disclosed are a display apparatus and a control method thereof. The display apparatus may include a signal receiving unit which receives a three-dimensional (3D) image signal, the 3D image signal including a left eye image and a right eye image; a converter which converts a format of the 3D image... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20110149027 - Image processing method: An image processing method including the following steps is provided. First, a two-dimensional original image is received. Next, a plurality of depth values corresponding to the two-dimensional original image are received. Afterwards, a two-dimensional shifting image is obtained according to the depth values and a standard value. A plurality of... Agent: Chunghwa Picture Tubes, Ltd.
20110149037 - Method and system for encoding a 3d video signal, encoder for encoding a 3-d video signal, encoded 3d video signal, method and system for decoding a 3d video signal, decoder for decoding a 3d video signal.: In a method for encoding and an encoder for a 3D video signal, a principal data layer, a depth map for the principal data layers and further data layers are encoded. Several data layers are combined in one or more common data layers by moving data segments such as data... Agent: Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.v.
20110149029 - Method and system for pulldown processing for 3d video: A video processing device may perform pulldown when generating an output video stream that corresponds to received input 3D video stream. The pulldown may be performed based on determined native characteristics of the received input 3D video stream and display parameters corresponding to display device used for presenting the generated... Agent:
20110149028 - Method and system for synchronizing 3d glasses with 3d video displays: 3D glasses may communicate with a video device that is used for playback of 3D video content to determine an operating mode used during the 3D video content playback and to synchronize viewing operations via the 3D glasses during the 3D video content playback based on the determined operating mode.... Agent:
20110149036 - Method for displaying 3d caption and 3d display apparatus for implementing the same: A 3D caption display method for harmoniously merging and displaying closed caption with 3D image in a 3D display apparatus, and a 3D display apparatus suitable for implementing the method. When the 3D display apparatus receives image signals of first and second images for implementing 3D image in a stereoscopic... Agent:
20110149034 - Stereo image data transmitting apparatus and stereo image data transmittimg method: [Solution] A set top box 200 transmits, to an external apparatus (such as a television receiver), a disparity information set including disparity information of one of a left-eye image and a right-eye image with respect to the other, together with stereo image data including left-eye image data and right-eye image... Agent: Sony Corporation
20110149035 - Stereo image data transmitting apparatus, stereo image data transmitting method, stereo image data receiving apparatus, and stereo image data receiving method: [Solution] A multiplexed data stream including a video data stream and a caption data stream is transmitted from a broadcast station to a set top box. A video data stream supplied from a video encoder 113 includes stereo image data. A caption data stream supplied from a caption encoder 133... Agent: Sony Corporation
20110149031 - Stereoscopic image, multi-view image, and depth image acquisition apparatus and control method thereof: Provided is a camera apparatus, including: a camera unit including at least two cameras to acquire a stereoscopic image; a camera control unit to adjust a view angle of the at least two cameras and an interval between the at least two cameras; a depth information obtainment unit to obtain... Agent: Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute
20110149025 - Three-dimensional imaging method, installation implementing said method, method for configuring such an installation, computer programme implementing said method: The invention concerns a method for three-dimensional imaging of a volume to be imaged executed by several computers connected in parallel: an emitting machine (13c) transmits to a network enabling transfer rates at least equal to 100 megabits per second (Mb/s), data delivered by an acquisition system corresponding to a... Agent:
20110149032 - Transmission and handling of three-dimensional video content: Embodiments of the invention are generally directed to transmission and handling of three-dimensional video content. An embodiment of a method includes receiving a multimedia data stream including video data utilizing an interface protocol and determining that the received video data includes three-dimensional (3D) video data, where each frame of the... Agent: Silicon Image, Inc.
20110149039 - Device and method for producing new 3-d video representation from 2-d video: The present invention relates to a device and a method for allowing a user to reproduce new 3-D scene from one or two or more given 2-D video frames that already exist. The present invention provides a device and a method for automating post-image processing requiring a lot of manual... Agent: Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute
20110149038 - Video processing apparatus capable of reproducing video content including a plurality of videos and control method therefor: In a video processing apparatus, image information relating to a graphic image corresponding to a first video is converted using difference information calculated from first view-point information relating to a first video and second view-point information relating to a second video. A graphic image corresponding to the second video is... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110149041 - Apparatus and method for camera parameter calibration: The present invention provides an apparatus and method for camera parameter calibration which is capable of easily and simply setting physical and optical characteristic parameters of a camera in order to acquire information on actual measurement of an image provided through the camera with high accuracy. The camera parameter calibration... Agent: Vca Technology
20110149043 - Device and method for displaying three-dimensional images using head tracking: Disclosed herein are a device and method for displaying 3D images. The device includes an image processing unit for calculating the location of a user relative to a reference point and outputting a 3D image which is obtained by performing image processing on 3D content sent by a server based... Agent: Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute
20110149042 - Method and apparatus for generating a stereoscopic image: Provided is a method for generating stereoscopic image fedback by the interaction with a real world. Even though the method according to the related art interacts the user with the virtual object or forms the stereoscopic image without interacting with the object in the user space by controlling the virtual... Agent: Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute
20110149040 - Method and system for interlacing 3d video: A video processing device may generate and/or capture a plurality of view sequences of video frames, decimate at least some of the plurality of view sequences, and may generating a three-dimension (3D) video stream comprising the plurality of view sequences based on that decimation. The decimation may be achieved by... Agent:
20110149044 - Image correction apparatus and image correction method using the same: Provided is an image correction apparatus. The image correction apparatus includes an image input unit, a region extraction unit and an image correction unit. The image input unit generates a plurality of images, and performs a preprocessing operation on the plurality of generated images. The region extraction unit receives the... Agent: Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute
20110149045 - Camera and method for controlling a camera: The camera has a main sensor for capturing a first image of a scene having at least one object. A lens is provided for the main sensor. At least one auxiliary sensor, which is situated at a distance from the main sensor, is used to capture a second image of... Agent:
20110149046 - Means and facility for 3d imaging: A means for 3D imaging takes two plane pictures of an object in different angles and respectively projects the correspondent images of the object toward users' eyes. Accordingly, the visual data would be transmitted to user's brain and integrated to construct a solid vision. A facility for 3D imaging comprises... Agent:
20110149048 - 3d image contents viewing system: 3D television set or its external speaker box has container for a plurality of 3D spectacles. Container can locate individual 3D spectacles therein. Each of 3D spectacles has unique modulation reflector of infrared synchronizing signal. 3D television set displays 3D image on 3D program upon use of 3D spectacles detected... Agent: Nl Giken Incorporated
20110149047 - 3d image display device: A three-dimensional (3D) image display device includes a liquid crystal display panel alternately displaying a left eye image and a right eye image every unit frame period, a data driving circuit, a gate driving circuit, a timing controller that divides the unit frame period into first and second sub-frame periods,... Agent:
20110149049 - Recording medium, reproduction device, and integrated circuit: A main-view stream and a sub-view stream are recorded on a recording medium. The main-view stream is used for monoscopic video playback. The sub-view stream is used for stereoscopic video playback in combination with the main-view stream are recorded. The main-view stream includes a plurality of main-view pictures, and the... Agent:
20110149050 - Stereoscopic image display apparatus: A stereoscopic image display device according to the present invention includes: an image generating section 4, which uses first and second images, captured by two image capturing sections arranged at a first optical axis interval, to generate two images to be viewed from two viewing points that are spaced by... Agent:
20110149051 - Stereoscopic image reproduction method in quick search mode and stereoscopic image reproduction apparatus using same: An unnatural image or a distorted image cannot be generated even when an image is quickly displayed through high speed searching. In addition, a stereoscopic image can be effectively changed into a two-dimensional (2D) image when a trip mode is entered without employing an element for changing the displayed stereoscopic... Agent:
20110149052 - 3d image synchronization apparatus and 3d image providing system: A three dimensional (3D) image synchronization apparatus and a 3D image providing system are provided. The 3D image synchronization apparatus synchronizes at least one input 3D image using a single sync signal and outputs the synchronized 3D image. Accordingly, the plurality of display apparatus are synchronized with one another according... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20110149053 - Image display device, image display viewing system and image display method: An image display device includes a display panel that periodically displays different images, a shutter control portion that generates timing signals for driving shutters for a right eye and a left eye, in synchronization with the periodical display of the display panel, with respect to glasses for viewing images, the... Agent: Sony Corporation
20110149054 - 3d glasses, method for controlling 3d glasses, and method for controlling power applied thereto: Three-dimensional (3D) glasses, a method for controlling 3D glasses, and a method for controlling an on/off operation of the 3D glasses are provided. The 3D glasses rotate a glass unit based on sensed motion information to maintain a polarization direction of the glass unit in a particular direction. Therefore, a... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20110149055 - External mounted electro-optic sight for a vehicle: An electro-optic display unit is disclosed. The electro-optic unit may be mountable to an exterior of a vehicle and may be rotatable about a single axis of rotation.... Agent:
20110149056 - System and method for event mapping and analysis: A system and method for event mapping and analysis utilizes a portable event logging device including a geo-locating device, a processor and a plurality of dedicated event logging keys associated with unique event states. In use, a user utilizes the dedicated event logging keys to record event state data, such... Agent: Redxdefense, LLC
20110149057 - Method for testing an optical investigation system: A method for testing an optical investigation system, with an imaging device, a video camera and a light source for optical investigation of an object, a reference surface with predetermined optical properties is illuminated with illuminating light from a light source. An image of the reference surface is recorded by... Agent:
20110149058 - Intra-oral camera with polarized and unpolarized light: An intra-oral imaging apparatus having an illumination system directing light symmetrically about an optical axis. A first array includes polychromatic light sources directing light over a first range of angles. A second array includes polychromatic light sources, each light source of the second array paired with a polarizer directing light... Agent:
20110149060 - Elasticity imaging device with improved characterization of seed displacement calculations: The identification of preferred seed calculations used to guide the determination of displacement vectors in elasticity imaging may evaluate seeds using a combination of a measure of the similarity of the data of the seed in pre- and post-compression data and continuity of the data in a path in the... Agent:
20110149061 - Method and apparatus for identifying reticulocytes within a blood sample: A method and apparatus for identifying reticulocytes within a blood sample is provided. The method includes the steps of: a) depositing the sample into an analysis chamber adapted to quiescently hold the sample for analysis, and the chamber has a known or determinable height extending between the interior surfaces of... Agent: Abbott Point Of Care, Inc.
20110149059 - Method and device for visual compensation: A method 300 and device for visual compensation captures 330 an image using an imager, detects 360 whether eyeglasses are present in the image, and sets 363 an electronic visual display to a larger font size, if eyeglasses are not detected as present in the image. If eyeglasses are detected... Agent: Motorola, Inc.
20110149062 - Apparatus and method for aligning a wafer's backside to a wafer's frontside: Structures of a backside of a wafer can be aligned to structures of a frontside of the wafer for a lithographic treatment of the backside. The wafer is transparent for electromagnetic radiation of a specific wavelength. The wafer is placed on a wafer stage such that the frontside is facing... Agent:
20110149063 - Measurement device and method of double-sided optical films: The present invention provides a measurement device and a measurement method of double-sided optical films, wherein the device and the method make use of an illumination light source with well-designed bright fields and dark fields and a device with double-sided coincidence optics to obtain the variation information about the horizontal... Agent: Industrial Technology Research Institute
20110149064 - Information provision device using retro-reflecting article: In accordance with embodiments of the present disclosure, an information provision device is presented. The information provision device may include an image searching unit configured to detect, from an image, a retro-reflective article and an article identification associated with the retro-reflective article. The device may also include a projecting unit... Agent: Empire Technology Development LLC
20110149065 - Method and device for detecting the edge profile of bottles or similar containers: The invention relates to a method and device for detecting the edge profile of bottles or similar containers that are moved past a measuring and/or receiving region of a measuring and/or receiving system, using at least one opto-electric receiver on one side of the measuring and/or receiving region and using... Agent: Khs Gmbh
20110149066 - Method and system for evaluating light uniformity through an optical lens: A system for evaluating light uniformity through an optical lens includes an operating platform, an image processing device and a processor. The operating platform includes a mount and a holder. The mount is configured for mounting the image processing device. The holder is configured for holding the optical lens. The... Agent: Foxsemicon Integrated Technology, Inc.
20110149068 - Apparatus for three-dimensionally measuring object shape: An apparatus for three-dimensionally measuring an object shape includes: a number of line lasers configured to emit laser lines to a subject to be measured and create a closed-curve shape related to a sectional contour line of the subject; and a camera configured to obtain an image of the created... Agent: Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute
20110149069 - Image processing apparatus and control method thereof: In one image included in a moving image, a specific area is registered as a reference area, and a feature amount of the reference area is set based on the saturation and hue distributions of pixels in the reference area. At this time, when a value calculated from the saturations... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110149070 - Light source detection system and method: A light source detection method and system are provided. The method includes receiving incident light sources through light passing holes formed in a light spot forming board to form a light spot on an imaging board; capturing the image of the light spot and detecting the intensity thereof into divided... Agent: Open Minder Group Limited
20110149067 - System for optical recognition, interpretation, and digitization of human readable instruments, annunciators, and controls: A system for optically recognizing, interpreting, and digitizing human readable instruments, annunciators, and controls includes an image acquisition sensor operable to capture images of at least one of the instruments, annunciators, and controls; and a logic processing unit operable to decode the images captured by the image acquisition sensor and... Agent:
20110149071 - Stray light compensation method and system for time of flight camera systems: A method and system to compensate for stray light errors in time of flight (TOF) camera systems uses reference targets in the in the field of view (FOV) that can be used to measure stray light. In different embodiments, one or more reference targets are used.... Agent: Mesa Imaging Ag
20110149073 - method of monitoring product identification and apparatus therefor: A method of monitoring product identification at a transaction terminal by sending either visible light signals, near infra-red light signals or wireless signals to a recording device that records video footage of a transaction terminal in conjunction received product identification information. A system for effecting the method along with light... Agent: Zenith Asset Management Limited
20110149075 - Devices and method for processing data packets of a data stream and use of said devices: The invention relates to a device and to a method for processing data packets of a data stream, in which the received data packets are processed in real-time by a first unit and only data packets that are received error-free are processed by a second unit. Data packets that are... Agent:
20110149074 - Portable multi-view image acquisition system and multi-view image preprocessing method: Provided are a portable multi-view image acquisition system and a multi-view image preprocessing method. The portable multi-view image acquisition system may include: a portable studio including a plurality of cameras movable up, down, left and right; and a preprocessor performing a preprocessing including a subject separation from a multi-view image... Agent: Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute
20110149072 - Surveillance system and method for operating same: A method for operating a surveillance system includes performing a first portion of an automated visual surveillance tour of a predetermined control area by inducing movement of at least one visual surveillance camera at a first camera tour speed. The method also includes recording at least one first video image... Agent:
20110149076 - Optical detection system for motor-vehicles having multiple functions, including detection of the condition of the road surface: An optical detection system per motor-vehicles, suitable to detect the condition of the road surface on which the vehicle is travelling, comprising a photodetector unit composed of a camera having a matrix of pixels composed of photodetectors based on a photosensitive material suitable to detect both radiations in the visible... Agent:
20110149077 - Side mirrow system with video display: An apparatus that provides an electronic image of areas around sides and rear of a large tractor trailer rig produced on a weatherproof screen that is located on the lower portion of the driver's side mirror. One (1) camera would be located on the rear of the trailer in a... Agent:
20110149078 - Wireless anti-theft security communications device and service: A wireless anti-theft security communications service uses a wireless security device comprising a video camera, a force/wave sensor (e.g., accelerometer, motion detector, acoustic sensor, tilt sensor), a microphone, and a wireless communication component. Various levels of security are provided depending upon the configuration of the wireless security device. When a... Agent: At&t Intellectual Property I, Lp
20110149079 - Portal management: The different illustrative embodiments provide an apparatus, a system, and a method for managing a portal. The different illustrative embodiments provide an apparatus comprising a locking system, a detection system, and a portal access system. The locking system is for a portal having a first side and a second side.... Agent:
20110149080 - System and method of associating video cameras with respective video servers: A regional video monitoring system includes a plurality of video surveillance cameras as well as a plurality of video servers. The cameras and servers are linked by an interface which can automatically allocate one or more cameras among one or more servers. The interface can respond to a server failure... Agent: Honeywell International Inc.
20110149081 - Sensor with obscurant detection: A sensor having a detector array is provided with means for determining whether the normal field of view of the sensor has been obscured. The image output from the detector array is compared by a processor to an image of the normal filed of view, previously acquired and stored in... Agent: Qinetiq Limited
20110149082 - Data packet frequency: A method of determining a representative frequency for data packets, each data packet having an associated time, the method comprising: receiving a sequence of time-differentials, wherein a time-differential represents a difference between the time associated with a corresponding first data packet and the time associated with a corresponding second data... Agent: Freescale Semiconductor, Inc.
20110149083 - Online system and method for quality assurance testing of high definition video discs and similar media: An online quality assurance system and method for optical disc formats with enhanced interactivity features is disclosed. Specifically, the system and method provides a means for various studios, dvd player manufacturers, dvd standards specification providers, authoring facilities, and dvd standards tool developers to each provide and receive input, preferably in... Agent:
20110149084 - Method for testing an optical apparatus: A method for testing an optic investigation system with a light source and an imaging device for the optic investigation of an object in remitted light and fluorescent light, where the light source is configured to generate illuminating light with a first predetermined illumination spectrum or with a second predetermined... Agent:
20110149085 - System and method for cmos image sensing: A method is provided for determining a color using a CMOS image sensor. The CMOS image sensor includes an n-type substrate and a p-type epitaxy layer overlying the n-type substrate. The method includes applying a first voltage on the n-type substrate and obtaining a first output, which is associated with... Agent: Semiconductor Manufacturing International (shanghai) Corporation
20110149086 - Camera user content synchronization with central web-based records and information sharing system: A camera and another device synchronization system, apparatus, signaling, processor-readable medium, and method are provided. As an apparatus, the camera may include a user content synchronization module for automatically synchronizing image data stored as camera records by the camera with central records stored for the user by a central node... Agent:
20110149090 - Coded visual information system: Information is arranged within a predetermined shape. The predetermined shape is captured in an image taken by a tangible image-capturing element of a device which captures images at the direction of a user. The device includes a tangible processor that analyzes the image captured by the image-capturing element to determine... Agent: Qyoo, LLC.
20110149088 - Image pickup system: An image pickup system includes a base, a frame, an image pickup device, a receiving structure, a marking element and a switching element. The frame is connected to the base. The image pickup device is disposed on the frame. The receiving structure is disposed in the base. The frame is... Agent: Primax Electronics Ltd.
20110149091 - Internet direct device: An Internet direct device comprises an imaging system and a microprocessor. The imaging system captures still or video images. The microprocessor transmits the captured still or video images to another Internet direct device upon image capture, and receives still or video images from other Internet direct devices over a communications... Agent:
20110149087 - Joint bandwidth detection algorithm for real-time communication: A video coding system and method for increasing a transmitted output bit rate of a video encoding system by altering the content of the bit stream. A video encoder may receive a coding mode signal from a computer application for coding source video data, the coding mode signal indicating a... Agent: Apple Inc.
20110149089 - System and method for generating an image appended with landscape information: A system and method for generating an image appended with extra landscape information are disclosed. An image recorder is provided, and having a global-positioning system, an electronic compass, a gyro sensor, and an accelerometer for determining the space information as capturing an image. Under the determination, the space information can... Agent: Altek Corporation
20110149093 - Method and apparatus for automatic control of multiple cameras: Disclosed are an apparatus and a method for automatic control of multiple cameras capable of supporting an effective camera view angle in a broadcast, a movie, etc. The automatic control apparatus of multiple cameras includes: a first main camera; a first camera driver controlling an operation of the first main... Agent: Electronics And Telecommunications Research Instit
20110149092 - Communication system, image output apparatus, communication processing method thereof, and computer-readable storage medium: In a communication system including a plurality of image supply apparatuses and an image output apparatus, If communication with a first image supply apparatus using a first protocol is disconnected before completion of output processing of an image supplied from the first image supply apparatus under communication control by a... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110149094 - Image capture device having tilt and/or perspective correction: Methods and apparatuses are disclosed to correct for tilt and/or perspective distortion in image capture devices. In some embodiments, the method may include reading an orientation measurement associated with a relative position of an image capture device with respect to an object, determining if the orientation measurement is less than... Agent: Apple Inc.
20110149095 - Image pickup apparatus and method of picking up image: An image pickup apparatus is configured to include an image pickup possibility determination unit to permit a pickup of an image at an exposure when a shutter speed corresponding to that exposure is determined to be equal to or higher than a threshold value, an image pickup setting unit to... Agent: Olympus Corporation
20110149096 - Imaging apparatus and control method thereof: When correcting rotary shake, an area to be referenced when distortion aberration correction is performed is rotated by a detected rotation amount in a direction correcting the rotary shake, such that the reference area fits into the area of an image that has been captured. A rectangular image of the... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110149105 - Electronic camera: An electronic camera includes an imager. An imager repeatedly outputs image data representing a forward scene of a camera housing. A first requester requests a monitor having a screen directed to backward of the camera housing to display a moving image based on the image data outputted from the imager.... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.
20110149106 - Generating a synthesized image from a plurality of images: A plurality of images is captured, and a positional displacement between the images is determined. The images may be captured as still images or as moving images. Moving images may include, for example, images that are captured as part of the recording of a video or as live image data... Agent: Olympus Imaging Corp.
20110149100 - Image apparatus and imaging method: An imaging apparatus includes: an image sensor in which plural pixels having a photoelectric conversion function are arranged; a light guiding unit including plural optical system windows that guide light from an object to the respective pixels of the image sensor; and a signal processing unit that performs signal processing... Agent:
20110149099 - Image capture device with adjustable level detection and method thereof: An image capture device an with adjustable level detection function comprises a controller that determines whether the rotation angle of the image capture device exceeds a predefined angle and terminates an image capture process of the image capture device when the rotation angle exceeds the predefined angle. An image capture... Agent: Chi Mei Communication Systems, Inc.
20110149107 - Image confirmation apparatus: An apparatus determines whether continuous shooting has been performed by an imaging apparatus based on an imaging signal transmitted from the imaging apparatus. If it is determined that the continuous shooting performed by the imaging apparatus and next shooting different from the continuous shooting is performed before all images related... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110149103 - Image processing apparatus and image pickup apparatus using same: To provide an image processing apparatus capable of obtaining a good-quality image even if an unexpected aberration occurs and an image pickup apparatus using the same. An image processing apparatus includes a primary restored image generating module configured to generate a primary restored image by performing image restoration processing on... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110149098 - Image processing apparutus and method for virtual implementation of optical properties of lens: Provided is an image processing apparatus and method that may virtually implement characteristics of an actual lens. The image processing apparatus includes a first image obtaining unit that obtains a raw image through an image capturing apparatus, a foreground/background separation unit that separates a foreground and a background from the... Agent: Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute
20110149101 - Method and system for generating data using a mobile device with a projection function: A method and system for generating data in a mobile device is provided. The method includes, outputting an image, stored in the mobile device, to an external screen, capturing the external screen on which the image is being displayed and creating a captured image, comparing the output image with the... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.
20110149108 - Photographing apparatus and method of controlling the same: A non-transitory computer program product, photographing apparatus and a method of controlling the photographing apparatus, the method including obtaining sound information; calculating a shooting frequency based on the obtained sound information; and controlling a shutter of an imaging device to obtain image data according to the calculated shooting frequency.... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20110149104 - Solid-state imaging apparatus, driving method, and camera: An imaging device includes a photoelectric conversion unit, a contact region, and an accumulation region. The contact region is configured to receive a charge from the photoelectric conversion unit. The accumulation region is configured to store the charge from the contact region. The imaging device is configured to selectively inject... Agent: Sony Corporation
20110149102 - Solid-state imaging device, method for producing the same, and imaging apparatus: A solid-state imaging device includes a silicon substrate, and a photoelectric conversion layer arranged on the silicon substrate and lattice-matched to the silicon substrate, the photoelectric conversion layer being composed of a chalcopyrite-based compound semiconductor of a copper-aluminum-gallium-indium-sulfur-selenium-based mixed crystal or a copper-aluminum-gallium-indium-zinc-sulfur-selenium-based mixed crystal.... Agent: Sony Corporation
20110149097 - System and method for dense-stochastic-sampling imaging: Embodiments of the present invention are directed to imaging technologies, and, in particular, to an imaging system that detects relatively weak signals, over time, and that uses the detected signals to determine the positions of signal emitters. Particular embodiments of the present invention are directed to methods and systems for... Agent:
20110149109 - Apparatus and method for converting color of taken image: A method for correcting color of an action image taken together with a reference image having a color reference plate includes activating a predetermined correction window for correction of the action image; displaying the action image and at least one correction window for color correction of the action image on... Agent: Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute
20110149110 - Camera system and image processing method: Disclosed herein is a camera system including: a camera section including a subband dividing section configured to resolve image data of a color whose pixel positions are alternately shifted from each other into subband images, and a first transmission interface section configured to convert the subband images into a predetermined... Agent:
20110149111 - Creating an image using still and preview: A method for improving the dynamic range of a captured digital image, including acquiring at least one image from the live view image stream, wherein each acquired live view image has an effective exposure and a first resolution; capturing at least one still image at an effective exposure different than... Agent:
20110149112 - Lens shading correction: A method including using an optical image stabilization function in an imaging apparatus comprising a lens and an image sensor; acquiring system change information, the system change information concerning changes that affect optical path through the lens to the image sensor during capturing of an image through the lens; adjusting... Agent: Nokia Corporation
20110149113 - Electronic still camera: An electronic still camera includes: a detection unit that detects whether or not a detachable recording medium has a cache function; and a validating unit that validates the cache function when the detection unit detects that the recording medium has the cache function.... Agent: Nikon Corporation
20110149114 - Data processing apparatus and method of controlling same: In a data processing apparatus having a plurality of card slots in which memory cards are removably inserted, it is determined, with regard to each of the plurality of card slots, whether a memory card that has been inserted into the slot is a wireless card having a wireless communication... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110149115 - Electronic device and method for operating a presentation application file: An electronic device and method for operating a presentation application file includes acquiring a histogram of each of a plurality of designated objects, and defining an operation corresponding to each of the plurality of designated objects. The electronic device and method further includes acquiring a histogram of a recognized object... Agent: Foxconn Communication Technology Corp.
20110149116 - Imaging device and method for sharing memory among chips: An imaging device and a memory sharing method are provided. The imaging device includes: an image sensor; an image signal processor chip that includes a frame memory and that receives and processes a video signal from the image sensor; and a control processor chip that receives video information from the... Agent:
20110149117 - Method of foreground/background separation: Disclosed herein are a method, system, and computer program product for creating a scene model of a scene, for separating a background and a foreground of at least one frame in an image sequence depicting the scene. The method includes the following steps, dependent upon a stability measure associated with... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110149118 - Zoom lens and photographing apparatus: A zoom lens and a photographing apparatus including the same. The zoom lens includes a first lens group having a positive refractive power, a second lens group having a negative refractive power, and an additional lens grouping having a positive refractive power, which are sequentially arranged from an object side,... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20110149119 - Zoom lens and image pickup apparatus: A zoom lens includes: a first lens group having a positive refracting power; a second lens group having a negative refracting power; a third lens group having a positive refracting power; a fourth lens group having a positive refracting power; and a fifth lens group having a positive or negative... Agent: Sony Corporation
20110149120 - Image-capturing apparatus with automatically adjustable angle of view and control method therefor: The present invention sets an auto-zooming frame that includes a plurality of selected subjects from among subjects detected from a captured image. Then, the angle of view is adjusted so that the entire auto-zooming frame is captured. Auto-zooming frame setting and angle of view adjustment are continuously performed on images... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110149121 - Imaging device: An imaging device includes: an optical system, for focusing light from subjects; color imaging element including a plurality of types of light receiving sections that detect light of different wavelength bands, for imaging focused images of the subjects; and an image processing section, for performing filtering processes to remove blur... Agent: Fujifilm Corporation
20110149122 - Method and apparatus providing noise reduction while preserving edges for imagers: A method of reducing noise in an image including steps for obtaining a first value for a target pixel, obtaining a respective second value for each neighboring pixel surrounding the target pixel and having the same color as the target pixel, for each neighboring pixel, comparing a difference between said... Agent:
20110149123 - Image processing apparatus and method: An image processing apparatus comprises: a storage unit storing a first group of defective pixel data including positional information on a defective pixel of an image sensor and information on a type of defect; a detection unit which detects a defective pixel of the image sensor and generates a second... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110149124 - Method and apparatus for processing a pixel signal: An NchMOS transistor Q71 on the input side of a current mirror 70 is made function as a voltage operating-point setting portion so that a pixel signal line potential (voltage of a horizontal signal line 20) would be constantly stable nearly at the GND. Then, an amplification factor and linearity... Agent: Sony Corporation
20110149125 - Photographing apparatus and method: A photographing apparatus includes a lens array and a photoelectric conversion unit. The lens array includes a plurality of lenses that are regularly arranged on a single plane. The photoelectric conversion unit includes a plurality of photoelectric conversion areas, each including a plurality of pixels. The plurality of photoelectric conversion... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20110149126 - Multiband image pickup method and device: The invention provides a multiband image pickup method and device with good color reproducibility, which is capable of imaging a subject with a number of imaging bands of not less than 4 colors and obtain a color image of not less than 3 colors without lowering spatial resolution. A first... Agent: Olympus Corporation
20110149127 - Solid-state image pickup device: In a single plate type solid-state image pickup device having a color filter with primary color filters, gray filters are disposed at specific pixels of the arrangement of the primary color filters, whereby variation of the sense of resolution with respect to color can be prevented, and outline emphasis is... Agent: Sony Corporation
20110149128 - Anthraquinone dye-containing material, composition including the same, camera including the same, and associated methods: A (meth)acrylate ester includes a (meth)acrylate moiety having an ester oxygen, an anthraquinone moiety having a transmittance spectrum producing blue light, and a linking group covalently bound to the ester oxygen and to a ring of the anthraquinone moiety, the linking group including, as a first component: phenyl, naphthyl, a... Agent:
20110149129 - Multi-step exposed image acquisition method by electronic shutter and photographing apparatus using the same: A multi-step exposed image acquisition method by an electronic shutter and a photography apparatus using the same are provided. The photography apparatus includes a controller configured to divide an image sensor into a plurality of areas and separately control an exposure time with respect to the plurality of areas of... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20110149130 - Photographing apparatus and photographing method: An image having good image quality is obtained by discharging charges accumulated in an image pickup device. A photographing apparatus, which includes an image pickup device having a plurality of pixels arranged in a matrix form and photographs a subject by light-exposing the image pickup device, includes: a detector for... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20110149131 - Photographing apparatus and photographing method: Photographing having a wide dynamic range is performed by adjusting a discharging time for discharging charges accumulated in an image pickup device. A photographing apparatus comprises an image pickup device having a plurality of pixels arranged in a matrix form and photographs a subject by exposing the image pickup device... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20110149132 - Wafer-scale cluster image sensor chip and method with replicated gapless pixel line and signal readout circuit segments: A multi-pixel row wafer-scale cluster image sensor chip (WCISC) is proposed. Expressed in X-Y-Z coordinates with its pixel rows along X-axis, the WCISC converts areal image frame (IMFM) into areal image frame signal (AIFS). The WCISC includes multiple imaging pixel rows PXRW1, . . . , PXRWM. Each PXRWi has... Agent:
20110149133 - Image pickup apparatus for finding in-focus direction based on focus signal and control method for the image pickup apparatus: An image pickup apparatus includes an image pickup unit including two-dimensionally arranged photoelectric conversion elements, the image pickup unit being configured to perform an photoelectric conversion of an object image formed on an image pickup plane and to output an image signal, a detector configured to detect a focus signal... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110149135 - Imaging element and imaging device: An imaging sensor has a pixel array in which pixels are disposed in a two-dimensional matrix state, a sampling part, a shutter control part, and a clipping circuit. A vertical signal line is coupled to the plurality of pixels disposed in a column direction, and to which a pixel signal... Agent: Nikon Corporation
20110149134 - Sensor apparatus: The present invention relates to a sensor apparatus having a structure capable of obtaining digital values of signal components with a high accuracy using an A/D conversing circuit with the outputted digital value thereof having a small number of expressive bits. In the sensor apparatus, a voltage value corresponding to... Agent: Hamamatsu Photonics K.k.
20110149136 - Column output circuits for image sensors: A pixel array in an image sensor includes multiple pixels arranged in rows and columns with each column of pixels electrically connected to a column output line. A sample and hold circuit is electrically connected to each column output line. In one embodiment in accordance with the invention, each sample... Agent:
20110149137 - Solid state imaging device: According to one embodiment, a solid state imaging device includes a pixel region to be used for generating pixels, a black reference region provided outside the pixel region, and a dummy region provided between the black reference region and the pixel region, and including a light shielding pattern configured to... Agent:
20110149138 - Variable rate browsing of an image collection: A method for browsing a collection of digital images on a display screen with a touch screen user interface, comprising: forming an ordered sequence of digital images; entering an image review mode and displaying a first digital image from the ordered sequence of digital images on the display screen; initiating... Agent:
20110149139 - Lcd apparatus with camera module, and method of making same: An exemplary liquid crystal display apparatus includes a liquid crystal display device and a cameral module. The liquid crystal display device includes a first glass substrate, a second glass substrate parallel to the first glass substrate, and a liquid crystal layer formed between the first glass substrate and the second... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.
20110149140 - Imaging device: An imaging device includes: a lens optical system, for focusing light from a subject; a single chip color imaging element equipped with a Bayer pattern color filter, for imaging an image of the subject focused by the lens optical system; and an image processing section, for performing a filtering process... Agent: Fujifilm Corporation
20110149141 - Image pickup apparatus that makes movement of focus lens inconspicuous, and control method for the image pickup apparatus: An image pickup apparatus includes a detector configured to detect an in-focus direction based on a focus signal that results from an output signal of an image pickup device by reciprocating a focus lens in an optical axis direction, and a focus controller configured to provide focusing by moving the... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110149142 - Lens barrel and imaging device: The interchangeable lens unit (2) includes the fourth lens group unit (78), the sixth lens group unit (77), the focus lens unit (75), the zoom ring unit (83), the focus motor (64) and the lens microcomputer (40). The focus motor (64) is fixed to the sixth lens group unit (77)... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20110149143 - Image pickup lens, camera module using the same, image pickup lens manufacturing method and camera module manufacturing method: An image pickup lens is provided that includes a substrate; resin layers formed on both respective opposite surfaces of the substrate; a lens portion formed on at least any one of the surfaces of the substrate; and a spacer formed on at least any one of the surfaces of the... Agent: Sony Corporation
20110149144 - Electronic device: An electronic device capable of generating a click force when a lid member is operated to be opened or closed, without increasing the number of parts. The electronic device includes a storage case formed with a first shaft hole in which a pivot shaft of a battery lid is positioned... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110149147 - Image processing apparatus for reading compressed data from memory via data bus and image processing method performed in the image processing apparatus: An image processing apparatus including a memory, a data bus provided to access the memory, an image conversion unit which receives an image signal and converts the image signal into a frame comprising a plurality of lines, and an image compression/decompression unit which divides the frame into a plurality of... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20110149146 - Liquid crystal display device and video processing method thereof: A liquid crystal display device and a video processing method of the same are disclosed. A video processing method of a liquid crystal display device includes a first step determining whether a current frame is a motion picture by comparing data of a current frame with data of a previous... Agent:
20110149148 - Methods, systems and apparatus for displaying the multimedia information from wireless communication networks: Video signals for a mobile terminal are converted to accommodate reproduction by an alternative display terminal. The video signal is processed to provide a converted video signal appropriate for an alternative display terminal that is separate from the mobile terminal. This converted video signal is then provided for the alternative... Agent: Sellerbid, Inc.
20110149145 - Network and device aware video scaling system, method, software, and device: A method of communication is provided according to embodiments of the present invention. A request is received for video data for each of a plurality of devices. For each of the wireless devices, performance capability of the device, and optionally network information, is obtained. A video scalability level for the... Agent: The Regents Of The University Of California
20110149149 - Systems and methods for reduced image flicker: Systems and methods for reducing or substantially eliminating image flicker are provided. The method includes capturing a frame from a video data stream from a monitored region at a frame capture rate where the monitored region is illuminated by a lighting system with a predetermined cycle variation, determining a minimum... Agent:
20110149151 - Methods and systems for short range motion compensation de-interlacing: Systems and methods for choosing whether to select either a spatial interpolation value or a motion compensation interpolation value for deinterlacing an interlaced frame. A minimal sum of absolute differences (SAD) may be determined for a current pixel. Depending on the magnitude of the minimal SAD relative to two threshold... Agent:
20110149150 - System, method, and apparatus for providing improved high definition video from upsampled standard definition video: Presented herein are system(s), method(s), and apparatus for providing high resolution frames. In one embodiment, there is a method comprising receiving upscaled frames; motion estimating the upscaled frames; and motion compensating the upscaled frames.... Agent:
20110149152 - Image display apparatus, information processing apparatus, and methods of controlling the same: Based on image data input to a display unit and an image on a display surface acquired by an acquisition unit, control is performed to decrease the difference between the input image data and the image displayed on the display surface.... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110149153 - Apparatus and method for dtv closed-captioning processing in broadcasting and communication system: An apparatus for extracting and creating a closed caption of a DTV stream in broadcasting and communication system, the apparatus comprising: a demultiplexer to receive the stream and demultiplex the received stream into additional information and a video stream; a decoder to receive and decode the video stream; an ST... Agent: Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute
20110149154 - Digital broadcast receiver and method for processing caption thereof: A digital cable broadcast receiver and a method for automatically processing caption data of various standards and types, is disclosed. The digital broadcast receiver includes: a demultiplexer for dividing a received broadcast stream into video data, audio data, supplementary information; a controller for determining whether caption data included in the... Agent:
20110149155 - Methods and systems of controlling an electronic device's i/o terminals using pulse-width modulation: An electronic system includes a signal processor, a control signal generator, and an I/O interface. The signal processor has a first output signal and the first output signal is characterized by at least a first property and a second property. The control signal generator is configured to produce first and... Agent:
20110149156 - Data transmitting apparatus, data receiving apparatus, data transmitting method, data receiving method, and audio-visual environment controlling method: Provided are a data transmission device, a data reception device, a method for transmitting data, a method for receiving data, and a method for controlling audio-visual environment that carry out the control of peripheral devices in consistence with contents producer's intention, thereby realizing the listening/viewing of the contents with a... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
20110149157 - System and method for broadcast station adjacency: Disclosed herein are systems, methods, and non-transitory computer-readable storage media for broadcasting a local signal B that corresponds to a coverage hole in a remote signal B. The system includes a first transmitter at a first location and a second transmitter at the first location that transmits local signal B... Agent: At&t Mobility Ii, LLC
20110149158 - Apparatus and method for accessing a portable media player: An electronic device includes a first input for receiving a portable media player and is configured to receive data from the portable media player while the first input is selected. The device also includes an input device configured to send a control signal that cyclically selects each of a plurality... Agent: Shenzhen Tcl New Technology Ltd.
20110149159 - System and method for actively managing playback of demo content by display device: An embodiment of the invention involves a display device and method for actively managing playback of demo content within a partially-assisted or non-assisted commercial environment. The playback of demo content is activated through detection of an audio triggering event in which playback of the streaming advertising content is temporarily halted.... Agent: Sony Electronics Inc.
20110149160 - System and method for actively managing play back of demo content by a display device based on customer actions: An embodiment of the invention involves an apparatus, such as a television, that comprises a memory, an optical sensor and a processor. The optical sensor is configured to capture at least one image present in front of the apparatus. The processor is coupled to the optical sensor. The processor is... Agent: Sony Electronics Inc.
20110149161 - Video presenting network configuration solution space traversal: Resources of a video presenting network having plural outputs can be configured. A provisional configuration can be supported. Configuration of inputs can be performed separately from configuration of outputs. Interdependencies between network resources can be considered to restrict provided options to those co-functional with a provisional configuration. Responsibility for considering... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110149162 - Transmission system, imaging apparatus, and transmission method: Disclosed herein is a transmission system including a digital transmission path configured to transmit a digital video signal outputted from an imaging apparatus to a processing apparatus that executes one of processing and relaying of a video signal received from the imaging apparatus, an analog transmission path configured to transmit... Agent:
20110149163 - Image processing method, device and program to process a moving image: The present invention relates to an image processing method and to a device to process a moving image, which is shot by a predetermined video shooting device, in increments of access units. The imaging blur is represented by a corresponding low-pass filter showing the properties of imaging blur which occurs... Agent: Sony Corporation
20110149164 - Method circuit and system for mitigating interference between wireless data and wireless video transceivers operating in proximity with one another: Disclosed is a circuit including a wireless data communication circuit, a wireless video communication circuit, and control logic functionally associated with either of the circuits and adapted to mitigate interference between transmissions of one of the circuits with reception by the other circuit.... Agent:
20110149165 - Data processing device, liquid crystal display device, television receiver, and data processing method: The present invention has as an object to reduce display unevenness that occurs under the influence of a coupling between a first pixel in which a green component is displayed and a data signal line by which second pixel is driven. The present invention includes a correction process section (21)... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
20110149166 - Color correction to compensate for displays' luminance and chrominance transfer characteristics: Displays are provided with circuitry performing color correction to compensate for the displays' luminance and chrominance transfer characteristics. Some techniques are suitable for RGBW displays and for subpixel-rendered displays. Some displays include an external light source (e.g. a backlight unit in LCDs), and the color correction is coordinated with dynamic... Agent:
20110149167 - Full visible gamut color video display: Embodiments of the invention use one or more tunable lasers to produce colors for display. The resultant displays may use one or more tunable lasers in conjunction with one or more static lasers, or in conjunction with conventional static color-producing technology. In such systems, colors from input video are determined,... Agent: Tektronix, Inc.
20110149169 - High-quality content generating system, method therefor, and program: A high-quality content generating system provided with a feature amount extracting means for extracting the feature amounts of a plurality of pieces of content therefrom, a content grouping means for performing matching between the feature amounts of the plurality of pieces of content extracted by the feature amount extracting means,... Agent: Nec Corporation
20110149168 - System and method for broadcast station adjacency: Disclosed herein are systems, methods, and computer-readable storage media for broadcasting signals. The system includes a supplemental antenna at a first location co-located with a main antenna transmitting a main signal. The supplemental antenna is physically separate from a main antenna at the same location and transmits a supplementary signal... Agent: At&t Mobility Ii, LLC
20110149170 - Method and apparatus for controlling an electronic system: According to a first aspect, a method of controlling an electronic system includes the step of receiving by a first device a plurality of receivable wireless signals that are intended to control functions of a second device. The first device transmits a wireless signal that prevents a subset of the... Agent:
20110149172 - Active matrix substrate, liquid crystal panel, liquid crystal display unit, liquid crystal display device, television receiver, and active matrix substrate manufacturing method: Each pixel region includes first and second pixel electrodes (17a, 17b) and first-third capacitor electrodes (67x-67z) each positioned on a layer where a data signal line (15) is positioned. One conductive electrode (9) of a transistor, the first pixel electrode (17a), and the second capacitor electrode (67y) are electrically connected... Agent:
20110149171 - Efficient tuning and demodulation techniques: Techniques for the reception and processing of wireless signals are disclosed. For instance, an apparatus may include multiple receiving paths, a content stream generation module, and a distribution module. The multiple receiving paths include a first receiving path that generates a first decoded signal from an input RF signal in... Agent:
20110149174 - Display device: A display device includes a photosensor (81) in a pixel region (1) of an active matrix substrate (100). The photosensor (81) includes a photodetection element, reset signal wiring that supplies a reset signal RS to the photosensor (81), readout signal wiring that supplies a readout signal RW to the photosensor... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
20110149173 - Image display apparatus and method for operating the same: An image display apparatus and method for operating the image display apparatus are disclosed. The method of one embodiment includes displaying a content item or content image representing content, and displaying content sharing information about the content. The content sharing information includes a first object representing at least one of... Agent: Lg Electronics Inc.
20110149175 - Projector and method for projecting image: A projector includes: an image projecting section that projects an image; a ruled line storage section that stores ruled line data of a ruled line; a ruled line reading unit that reads the ruled line data of the ruled line from the ruled line storage section so as to make... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20110149178 - Display panel, display device, and television receiver: A liquid crystal panel (11) includes, on an element substrate (20); a source wire (24); a gate wire (25) intersecting with the source wire (24); a TFT (27) arranged in the vicinity of the intersection of the source wire (24) and the gate wire (25); a pixel electrode (28) connected... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
20110149176 - Lighting device for display device, display device and television receiver: A lighting device for a display device includes a light source, an optical member arranged on the light emitting side of the light source, and a support member arranged to support the optical member from the light source side. A recess portion arranged to accommodate the distal end portion of... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
20110149177 - Optical member manufacturing method, parent material for use in manufacturing optical member, transfer mold, lighting device for use in display device, display device, and television receiver: An optical member manufacturing method includes the steps of molding a hardening resin formed on a surface of a translucent sheet into a shape of a convex lens group having a plurality of convex lenses disposed in parallel arrangement, performing exposure of a photosensitive adhesive layer formed on a surface... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
20110149179 - Active matrix substrate, liquid crystal panel, liquid crystal display device, liquid crystal display unit, and television receiver: An active matrix substrate includes first and second pixel electrodes (17a, 17b) in each pixel region, the first pixel electrode (17a) is connected with a data signal line (15) via a transistor (12), a second pixel electrode (17b) is connected with the first pixel electrode (17a) via a capacitor formed... Agent:
20110149181 - Stand for display apparatus and display apparatus having the same: A display apparatus includes: an apparatus body including a screen; a guide member coupled to the apparatus body; a neck member coupled to the guide member to support the apparatus body; and a base member coupled to a lower part of the neck member to support the display apparatus on... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20110149180 - Television receiver and method for driving television receiver: A decorative image is disclosed. In at least one embodiment it is displayed in a decorative image display region and a decorative frame is displayed in a peripheral section of the decorative image so that the decorative frame has a width that is not less than onefold of the width... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha06/16/2011 > 162 patent applications in 91 patent subcategories. invention type
20110141218 - Multifunction apparatus for telecommunications: Multifunction apparatus for telecommunications that includes two hard disks or two separated partitions of one hard disk, expansion cards for web connection, tv tuner and decoder for receiving radio and television programs, remote control where a first OS for the multimedia functions on the first partition or hard disk, that... Agent:
20110141220 - Communication device: When an incoming call using the video phone function is occurred or when an outgoing call using the video phone function is performed, a control unit determines whether the video phone function is in the effective condition. Only when it is determined that the video phone function is in the... Agent: Kyocera Corporation
20110141219 - Face detection as a metric to stabilize video during video chat session: A handheld communication device is used to capture a video and stabilize the video during a video chat session. The device has a camera to capture a video during a video chat session that is conducted between a user of the device and a far-end user. The video includes images... Agent: Apple Inc.
20110141221 - Video conference system and method using multicast and unicast transmissions: A computer-implemented method includes receiving registration messages at a call control agent device via first unicast transmissions from at least three video conference terminals. The registration messages request set up of a video conference between the at least three video conference terminals. The computer-implemented method includes sending a set up... Agent: At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.
20110141222 - Method and device for automatic camera control: A method including: obtaining a sequence of pictures from a camera associated with a video conferencing endpoint; determining a presence of a target point coinciding with an optical source within a field of view of the camera, wherein the optical source emits pulses of electromagnetic radiation at a rate that... Agent: Tandberg Telecom As
20110141228 - Image capturing apparatus and image capturing method: An image capturing apparatus includes a driving unit for displacing one of a lens unit and an imaging device with respect to an optical axis, and a controller for causing the driving unit to displace one of the lens unit and the imaging device, in response to the motion of... Agent: Sony Corporation
20110141223 - Multiple operating mode optical instrument: According to one embodiment, an optical instrument includes a hand-held housing that houses multiple optical devices and an eyepiece. The optical devices are configured to generate a corresponding multiple number of images on the eyepiece such that each image is contiguously aligned with one another along their sides to form... Agent: Raytheon Company
20110141226 - Panorama imaging based on a lo-res map: A technique of generating a panoramic image involves acquiring a set of at least two main image frames, as well as corresponding generating and/or acquiring corresponding relatively low-resolution image frames, of overlapping portions of a panoramic scene. A map or other information is stored relating to the generation of a... Agent: Fotonation Ireland Limited
20110141225 - Panorama imaging based on low-res images: A technique of generating a panoramic image involves acquiring a set of at least two main image frames, as well as corresponding generating and/or acquiring corresponding relatively low-resolution image frames, of overlapping portions of a panoramic scene. A map or other information is stored relating to the generation of a... Agent: Fotonation Ireland Limited
20110141224 - Panorama imaging using lo-res images: A technique of generating a panoramic image involves acquiring a set of at least two main image frames, as well as corresponding generating and/or acquiring corresponding relatively low-resolution image frames, of overlapping portions of a panoramic scene. A map or other information is stored relating to the generation of a... Agent: Fotonation Ireland Limited
20110141227 - Stereoscopic (3d) panorama creation on handheld device: A technique of generating a stereoscopic panorama image includes panning a portable camera device, and acquiring multiple image frames. Multiple at least partially overlapping image frames are acquired of portions of the scene. The method involves registering the image frames, including determining displacements of the imaging device between acquisitions of... Agent:
20110141229 - Panorama imaging using super-resolution: A technique of generating a panoramic image involves acquiring a set of at least two main image frames, as well as corresponding generating and/or acquiring corresponding relatively low-resolution image frames, of overlapping portions of a panoramic scene. A map or other information is stored relating to the generation of a... Agent: Fotonation Ireland Limited
20110141230 - 3d display device and method for correcting image thereof: A three dimensional (3D) display device is provided. The 3D display device includes a pre-processing unit which generates a frame containing a left-eye image and a right-eye image, a correcting unit which corrects the generated frame, a post-processing unit which 3D-processes the corrected frame, and a control unit which controls... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20110141232 - Image data transmitting apparatus, control method, and program: [Solution] The initial version of an HDMI transmitting unit 206A is set to HDMI 1.3. When a power-on state is set and when a connection of a monitor device (TV) is confirmed using an HPD line, a CPU 211A determines the necessity of an update. When received image data is... Agent: Sony Corporation
20110141231 - Image generating apparatus and image regenerating apparatus: An image generating apparatus generating image data of a plurality of different viewpoints, comprises: a file converting device which records the image data of each viewpoint in a general-purpose image file format, and records moving image regeneration information including a regeneration time interval for regenerating each image as a moving... Agent: Fujifilm Corporation
20110141234 - Stereoscopic image data transmission device, stereoscopic aimage data transmission method, and stereoscopic image data reception device: [Solution] A video framing unit 112 changes left eye image data and right eye image data to a state corresponding to a transmission method, and obtains transmission stereoscopic image data. A CC encoder 127 outputs closed caption data (CC data). A Z data unit 128 outputs disparity information correlated with... Agent: Sony Corporation
20110141235 - Stereoscopic image data transmitter and stereoscopic image data receiver: [Solution] A CC encoder 133 outputs CC data for displaying a caption with a closed caption. A disparity information creation unit 132 outputs disparity information related with each Window ID included in the CC data. A stream formatter 113a embeds the CC data and the disparity information in a user... Agent: Sony Corporation
20110141233 - Three-dimensional image data transmission device, three-dimensional image data transmission method, three-dimensional image data reception device, and three-dimensional image data reception method: [Solution] A video framing unit 112 modifies left-eye image data and right-eye image data into a state according to a transmission method, and obtains transmission stereo image data. A subtitle/graphics producing unit 118 produces data of superimposition information such as subtitle information. A Z data unit 127 outputs, for each... Agent: Sony Corporation
20110141236 - Three-dimensional video image transmission system, video image display device and video image output device: In a recording and reproducing device, compressed 3D video image data recorded on an optical disc is reproduced by a recording and reproducing unit and decompressed to baseband 3D video image data by a codec. A format converting unit converts the recording format of the optical disc into the transmission... Agent:
20110141237 - Depth map generation for a video conversion system: In accordance with at least some embodiments of the present disclosure, a process for generating a depth map for converting a two-dimensional (2D) image to a three-dimensional (3D) image is described. The process may include generating a depth gradient map from the 2D image, wherein the depth gradient map is... Agent: National Taiwan University
20110141238 - Stereo image data transmitting apparatus, stereo image data transmitting method, stereo image data receiving data receiving method: [Solution] A disparity information set creating unit 134 performs a downsizing process on disparity vectors of respective pixels positioned in the bottom layer, obtains pieces of disparity information of respective areas in individual layers obtained by hierarchically dividing an image area, and creates a disparity information set in which disparity... Agent: Sony Corporation
20110141240 - Color anaglyph image generation to reduce eye strain and retinal rivalry upon viewing: A method includes reducing a red rivalry through adjusting a color temperature on a first image, converting the first image from the RGB domain to a YCbCr domain, shifting a hue of a red color in the first image towards a magenta color to reduce a red color vibrancy, and... Agent:
20110141242 - Equipment for the automatic assessment of road signs and panels: An equipment for the automatic assessment of road signs and panels, the equipment performing, for the purpose, a retroreflection measurement of the white element of the signs or panels, and a measurement of the contrast between the white element of the sign or panel and a characteristic element of same... Agent:
20110141241 - Module for three-dimensional camera: Provided is a convergence control module for a three-dimensional (3D) camera that can be operated with low power to reduce power consumption, which has been a problem in the 3D camera. A 3D camera module includes at least one camera module, a moving guide for supporting the camera module and... Agent: Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute
20110141239 - Three-dimensional recording and display system using near- and distal-focused images: Methods and apparatuses for providing simulated three-dimensional images on a two-dimensional display screen without the use of special filters or overlays on the display or special eyewear. Images having different focal points are displayed as pictures and switched between rapidly, such that the human eye automatically adjusts to focus on... Agent: Dish Network L.L.C.
20110141243 - Three-dimensional imaging apparatus and a method of generating a three-dimensional image of an object: A three-dimensional imaging apparatus 101 for generating an image of a three-dimensional object 111 is disclosed. The 3D-imaging apparatus 101 has two sets 103a, 103b of reflective elements 105, an image-capturing device 107 and a processor. The image-capturing device 107 is for capturing two images using rays emitted from the... Agent: Sony Corporation
20110141245 - Display apparatus and method for producing image registration thereof: Disclosed are a display apparatus and method for producing image registration thereof. The display apparatus comprising: a receiver which receives a broadcasting signal comprising information about a broadcast image and three-dimensional (3D) information of at least one area of the broadcast image; a signal processor which extracts the 3D information... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20110141244 - Zero-d dimming for 3d displays: A method of zero-D dimming backlights for 3D or multi-view displays using right and left image data. The method receives right and left pixel luminance values for the right and left image data, and it remaps the right and left pixel luminance values using a factor based upon an average... Agent: 3m Innovative Properties Company
20110141246 - System and method for producing stereoscopic images: A system and method for displaying a stereoscopic image to a guest that compensates for spatial orientation of the guest includes providing a guest with a device comprising eye lenses, projecting a first and a second image on a surface viewable by the guest, wherein the first image has a... Agent:
20110141247 - Display device and display method thereof: A display device has been disclosed. The display device comprises a signal receiving unit which receives an image signal, a display unit which displays images corresponding to the image signal on a screen including a first region and a second region, and a controlling unit which controls the display unit... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20110141248 - Stereoscopic video viewing limiter and limitation method, stereoscopic video viewing limitation notifying device and method, video viewing apparatus and method, and video viewing system: A stereoscopic video viewing limiter extracts factor information related to different factors affecting a viewer of a stereoscopic video display from a video signal, generates corresponding effect coefficients representing the degree of effect on the viewer, integrates the effect coefficients as the viewer watches the stereoscopic video image, compares the... Agent:
20110141249 - Stereo-image display apparatus: A stereo-image display device is disclosed in the invention. The stereo-image display device includes a polarization beam splitter, an image projection lens set, a first image unit and a second image unit. The first image unit is used for generating a first visual optical signal to the polarization beam splitter.... Agent:
20110141250 - Stereo-image display apparatus: The invention discloses a stereo-image display device. The stereo-image display device includes a light source, a polarization beam splitter, two image modulators and an image projection lens set. The light source is used for generating a parallel beam. The polarization beam splitter is used for splitting the parallel beam into... Agent:
20110141251 - Method and system for segmenting moving objects from images using foreground extraction: A set of images is acquired of a scene by a camera. The scene includes a moving object, and a relative difference of a motion of the camera and a motion of the object is substantially zero. Statistical properties of pixels in the images are determined, and a statistical method... Agent:
20110141253 - Remote interactive monitoring and alarm system utilizing television apparatus with video-song accompaniment function: A remote interactive monitoring and alarm system utilizing a television apparatus with a video-song accompaniment function is provided. The remote interactive monitoring and alarm system is composed of a television apparatus, at least one monitor, at least one transmission unit, at least one broadcasting unit, an alarm triggering unit and... Agent: Heran Co., Ltd.
20110141254 - Systems and methods for augmented reality: A method for generating an augmented reality display on a display device according to embodiments of the present invention includes overlaying augmented reality data onto an actual image using three dimensional positioning data and three dimensional orientation data of the display device. The augmented reality data may include at least... Agent:
20110141252 - Triangulation camera device and triangulation imaging method: A triangulation camera device includes a light source device being adapted for generating illumination light to be directed onto an object under investigation and including a light source with an optical pattern generator and a first aperture being arranged along a first optical axis, a detector device being adapted for... Agent: Berliner Glas Kgaa Herbert Kubatz Gmbh & Co.
20110141255 - X-ray imaging system for medical use: A solid-state image pickup apparatus 1A is formed such that M×N (where M<N and M and N are integers greater than or equal to 2) pixels are two-dimensionally arrayed in M rows and N columns, and has a photodetecting section 10A having a rectangular photosensitive surface whose longitudinal direction is... Agent: Hamamatsu Photonics K.k.
20110141256 - Retainer for electronic magnification device: Disclosed is a magnification device for use by blind and/or low vision individuals. The device includes an X-Y table upon which an item to be magnified can be placed. A stationary camera arm and a pivotal monitor arm are oriented over the X-Y table. The monitor arm includes a video... Agent: Freedom Scientific, Inc.
20110141257 - Apparatus and method for registering plurality of facial images for face recognition: A facial image registration apparatus and method are provided for registering a plurality of facial images to be used for face recognition. A plurality of facial images are detected and sorted from a plurality of captured images input from a camera unit at the request of a user. A face... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20110141258 - Emotion recognition method and system thereof: A method is disclosed in the present disclosure for recognizing emotion by setting different weights to at least of two kinds of unknown information, such as image and audio information, based on their recognition reliability respectively. The weights are determined by the distance between test data and hyperplane and the... Agent: Industrial Technology Research Institute
20110141259 - Image processing apparatus, method for image processing,image pickup system, and computer-readable storage medium: A brightness information generation unit 13 generates brightness profiles, serving as brightness information, from each Sobel image formed by an image transformation unit. A feature point detection unit 14 extracts feature points from the generated brightness information. In this case, maximum points (hereinafter, referred to as “peaks”) in the brightness... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110141263 - Achieving focus in a digital pathology system: Methods and apparatus are provided for computing focus information prior to scanning digital microscope slide data with a line scan camera. The methods include a point-focus procedure that works by moving the slide to the desired measurement location, moving the objective lens through a predefined set of height values, acquiring... Agent: Aperio Technologies, Inc.
20110141261 - Image processing system, image processing apparatus, image pickup apparatus, method, and computer-readable medium: In one example embodiment, an information processing system includes an image pickup apparatus connected to a microscope having a stage configured to support an observation target object. In this example embodiment, the stage has a first position. The information processing system has a buffer having an amount of data. In... Agent: Sony Corporation
20110141260 - Microscope apparatus and storage medium storing microscope apparatus control program: A microscope apparatus includes a monitoring optical system, an imaging unit capturing an image of an observation target through the monitoring optical system to generate a plurality of images, a correction unit disposed in the optical monitoring system and correcting various aberrations which occur due to an observation condition, and... Agent: Nikon Corporation
20110141262 - Optical observation apparatus with multi-channel data insertion: An optical observation apparatus has an optical image channel for viewing optical field-of-view images, a processing unit to generate a first electronic insertion image via a first electronic image channel, and a data insertion image projector for generating an optical insertion image from the first electronic insertion image and inserting... Agent: Carl Zeiss Surgical Gmbh
20110141264 - Method and system for monitoring and controlling a glass container forming process: The present invention relates to a method and system for monitoring and controlling a glass container forming process. The radiation emitted by each hot glass container is measured with measurement unit immediately after the forming machine. The described method normalizes the measurement from glass container to glass container and thereby... Agent:
20110141266 - Monitoring system of a dynamical arrangement of pieces taking part in a process related to a manufacturing executing system: A monitoring system of a dynamical arrangement of pieces takes part in a process related to a manufacturing executing system is presented. At least one of the pieces is spatially movable and the arrangement is free of interfacing signals for signaling a spatial position of the pieces at a control... Agent: Siemens Aktiengesellschaft
20110141265 - System and method for monitoring hot glass containers to enhance their quality and control the forming process: A system and method are disclosed for monitoring hot glass containers at the hot end as they stream from an I.S. machine manufacturing them to enable their quality to be monitored, enhanced, and controlled. The system monitors radiation from the hot glass containers, extracts images of each hot glass container,... Agent:
20110141267 - Optical inspection system using multi-facet imaging: An optical inspection system, the system includes: (i) an image sensor; and (ii) a single optical element, that at least partially surrounds an edge of an inspected object; wherein the optical element is adapted to direct light from different areas of the edge of the inspected object towards the image... Agent:
20110141268 - Semiconductor device and method of visual inspection and apparatus for visual inspection: A semiconductor device having the structure, which is adopted for the highly precise visual inspection with a lower cost, is achieved. A semiconductor device is a semiconductor device having a region for forming an electric circuit, and includes seal rings provided in an interconnect layer and surrounding the region for... Agent: Renesas Electronics Corporation
20110141269 - Systems and methods for monitoring on-line webs using line scan cameras: Various embodiments are directed to apparatuses for inspecting an on-line product web moving relative to the apparatus in a machine direction. The apparatuses may comprise a line-scan camera defining a field of view and positioned such that the field of view includes a portion of the product web. A camera... Agent:
20110141270 - Inspection system: An inspection system is provided that can calculate highly accurate data for inspection having a high S/N ratio with high freedom. In order to attain this, an imaging timing is adjusted to synchronize a time for a projected image of an object to move by “m” pixels (“m” is an... Agent: Kde Corporation
20110141272 - Apparatus and method for inspecting an object surface defect: Disclosed is an apparatus having a light source of a deep ultraviolet ray for detecting a small foreign matter or pattern defect, which may arise during a process for manufacturing a semiconductor device or the like, in high resolution. The apparatus comprises a means for detecting a damage on an... Agent:
20110141273 - Holographic microscopy and method to investigate nano-sized objects: A method for detecting a three dimensional object smaller than 300 nm includes providing a light source producing a first light beam (1), the light source being at least partially coherent; and splitting the first light beam (1) into an object beam (2) and a reference beam (6) by a... Agent:
20110141271 - Rearview capture system and car using same: A rearview capture system adapted to be used for a car includes a camera unit, a display unit, a processor, an energy conversion device, and a rechargeable battery. The camera unit is set in the car, and configured for capturing images of the rear view of the car. The display... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.
20110141274 - Depth detection method and system using thereof: A depth detection method includes the following steps. First, first and second video data are shot. Next, the first and second video data are compared to obtain initial similarity data including r×c×d initial similarity elements, wherein r, c and d are natural numbers greater than 1. Then, an accumulation operation... Agent: Industrial Technology Research Institute
20110141275 - Positioning device, positioning method, storage medium and image capturing device: A positioning device comprising: a movement measurement unit that measures relative position variation; a positioning unit that enables measurement of positional information; and a control unit that starts continuous measurement of position variation by the movement measurement unit and measurement of positional information by the positioning unit at each predetermined... Agent: Casio Computer Co., Ltd.
20110141278 - Methods and systems for collaborative-writing-surface image sharing: Aspects of the present invention are related to systems and methods for detection of content change on a collaborative writing surface and for image update and sharing based on the content-change detection.... Agent:
20110141276 - Proactive security for mobile devices: Methods, program products, and systems for proactively securing mobile devices are described. A mobile device can proactively determine whether the mobile device is associated with a security risk and the level of the security risk. Upon determining a security risk, the mobile device can transmit coordinates of its current geographic... Agent: Apple Inc.
20110141280 - Sip-based network video surveillance system and method: The present invention provides a SIP-based network video surveillance system and method, which relates to the application field of network video surveillance. The network video surveillance method comprises the steps of: receiving a request message from a client by a call control server (CCS), the request message comprising an ID... Agent: China Telecom Corporation Limited
20110141279 - Surveillance camera system and method: A surveillance camera system including an optical imaging apparatus, a first reflective device and a second reflective device is provided. The optical imaging apparatus is capable of switching between a first magnification level and a second magnification level. The first reflection device is disposed at a position relative to the... Agent: Industrial Technology Research Institute
20110141277 - System and method for providing a virtual community watch: Embodiments of the disclosed invention include a system and a method for monitoring a location. For example, the disclosed embodiments may be utilized to monitor a border, such as, but not limited to, the border between the United States and Mexico. In addition, the disclosed embodiments may be utilized to... Agent:
20110141281 - Off road vehicle vision enhancement system: The disclosed Off-Road Vehicle Vision Enhancement System is for all terrain vehicles operating in extreme off road environments. When an all terrain vehicle is operating in areas where there are large obstacles to traverse the operator needs to be able to maneuver the vehicle over the obstacles with the utmost... Agent: Mobility Solutions And Innovations Incorporated
20110141282 - Intersection situation recognition system: An image pickup device that picks up an image of a direction not visible from a vehicle that is about to enter an intersection, and transmits the picked-up image to the vehicle is installed in the vicinity of a blind intersection. In addition, an in-vehicle device that receives the image... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20110141283 - Security system and method using measurement of acoustic field variation: A security system and a method of determining whether there is an intrusion are provided. A correlation between sound signals obtained from a sound source generating device and a sound-field variation measuring device is used to measure a acoustic field in a certain space. A difference between an initially set... Agent: Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute
20110141284 - System and method for adjusting image parameters of cameras: A system and method for adjusting image parameters of cameras first determines if there are disqualified cameras whose image parameters need to be adjusted according to an image quality of the captured image of each camera, outputs the captured image of each of qualified cameras whose image parameters do not... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.
20110141286 - Electromagnetic radiation detector with micro-encapsulation, and device for detecting electromagnetic radiation using such detectors: This electromagnetic radiation detector consists of a plurality of elementary detection micro-sites, each including a micro-detector provided with a membrane (2) that is sensitive to the radiation in question and each being provided in a micro-cavity or micro-capsule defined by a substrate (1), by an upper wall (5) used as... Agent: Ulis
20110141285 - Hd-xanna: Normally infrared data transmitted to TV is used for command protocols. The HD-XANNA converts any audio and video signal through a processor into ATSC or NTSC or SECAM and then converts this signal again into an Infrared Digital Television channel (IRDTV). This IRDTV signal travels wirelessly to an infrared adapter... Agent:
20110141288 - Object tracking method and apparatus for a non-overlapping-sensor network: An object tracking method for a non-overlapping-sensor network works in a sensor network. The method may comprise a training phase and a detection phase. In the training phase, a plurality of sensor information measured by the sensors in the sensor network is used as training samples. At least an entrance/exit... Agent:
20110141287 - Video processing system providing enhanced tracking features for moving objects outside of a viewable window and related methods: A video processing system may include a display and a video processor coupled to the display. The video processor may be configured to display a georeferenced video feed on the display defining a viewable area, determine actual geospatial location data for a selected moving object within the viewable area, and... Agent: Harris Corporation
20110141289 - Method and system for assessing quality of multi-level video: Provided is a method of assessing an image quality of each of a base layer and an enhanced layer using a different scheme to assess a quality of a multi-level video based on assessment results. A multi-level video quality assessing system includes: a bitstream extractor to separate a multi-level video... Agent: Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute
20110141290 - System and method for testing video graphics array signal groups: A system and method for testing video graphics array (VGA) signal groups includes configuring a route parameter of each of the VGA signal groups, establishing a connection between an input channel and an output channel of a signal channel selector corresponding to each of the VGA signal groups, and transferring... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.
20110141292 - Method and system for measuring deflection angle of a camera lens: A system for measuring lens deflection of an electronic device includes a first shape, an image processing module, a first angle calculation module, and a second angle calculation module. The first shape is formed by edges of an ideal image captured that corresponds to a correctly mounted lens in the... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.
20110141291 - Multi-phase black level calibration method and system: Multi-phase black level calibration (BLC) methods and systems are generally disclosed. According to one embodiment of the present invention, an image sensor comprises a pixel sensor array, a timing generator, and a front-end processing block. The front-end processing block also includes a first summing junction, a first BLC block, and... Agent: Himax Imaging, Inc.
20110141293 - Electronic device and communication system: There is provided an electronic device capable of connecting to an external device and outputting image data recorded in an internal or external recording medium though an internal or external sending unit to the external device. The electronic device includes an operation unit operable to receive an operation made by... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20110141294 - Image stabilization of compact imaging device: The subject matter disclosed herein relates to an imaging device having a small form factor.... Agent: Hong Kong Applied Science And Technology Research Institute Co. Ltd.
20110141297 - Compound-eye imaging device: A compound-eye imaging device according to an aspect of the present invention detects vibration applied to a plurality of imaging means and corrects, for each of a plurality of imaging means, an image blur of a subject image taken by the imaging means caused by the vibration. The image blur... Agent: Fujifilm Corporation
20110141295 - Imaging apparatus: Digital camera is provided with face detection section that detects faces of a plurality of photographing objects, microcomputer performs continuous shooting in optimum photographing conditions in accordance with the number of faces of the photographing objects for each face of the plurality of photographing objects by a single shutter operation... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20110141296 - Imaging apparatus: Digital camera is provided with face detection section that detects faces of a plurality of photographing objects, microcomputer performs continuous shooting in optimum photographing conditions in accordance with the number of faces of the photographing objects for each face of the plurality of photographing objects by a single shutter operation... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20110141298 - Image processing apparatus and image processing method: Image data captured by a capturing unit is inputted. Exposure information of the captured image data is inputted. Rotary-vibration information, which indicates rotary vibration of the capturing unit at the time of image capture, is inputted. A blur, which is caused by the rotary vibration, of the captured image data... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110141303 - Electronic camera: An electronic camera includes an imager. An imager, having an imaging surface capturing a scene through a focus lens, repeatedly outputs a scene image. An extractor checks the scene image outputted from the imager with each of a plurality of characteristic patterns so as to extract a specific characteristic pattern... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.
20110141304 - Electronic camera: An electronic camera includes an imager. An imager, having an imaging surface capturing a scene, repeatedly outputs a scene image. An extractor checks the scene image outputted from the imager with each of a plurality of characteristic patterns so as to extract one or at least two characteristic patterns in... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.
20110141306 - Image capturing device, method of searching for occlusion region, and program: An image capturing device is equipped with an external parameter estimating unit for estimating external parameters using a distance image obtained by a TOF camera and a luminance image obtained by a CCD camera, a corresponding pixel determining unit for determining a correspondence relationship between pixel positions in the distance... Agent: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.
20110141307 - Image processing apparatus: An image processing apparatus includes a reproduction condition generator configured to generate a reproduction condition of an image file, a reproduction condition recording unit configured to record the reproduction condition to a management file which is different from the image file while associating the reproduction condition with the image file,... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20110141308 - Image processing apparatus and method, and computer-readable medium having stored thereon computer program for executing the method: An embodiment of the invention provides an image processing apparatus and method capable of reducing power consumption by controlling supply of a clock to a memory when correction is performed on image data. The image processing apparatus includes an image correction unit including a plurality of line memories to maintain... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20110141305 - Image processing apparatus and recording medium: Without depending on the conventional standard, relationships between a location of user's apparatus and locations where images have been shot affect a display on a display screen. In shooting operation, image data is stored in a memory with image-location data added, which represents locations where images have been shot (step... Agent: Casio Computer Co., Ltd
20110141302 - Image processing device, electronic camera, and image processing program: An image processing device of the present invention includes a color-gamut determining part, a color-space determining part, and a color-space conversion part. The color-gamut determining part determines a color gamut as a range of color distribution from input image data. The color-space determining part determines a color space substantially covering... Agent: Nikon Corporation
20110141301 - Image processing method, apparatus and system: An image processing method comprises receiving, from a camera, a camera captured image comprising a user drawn image. At least part of the user drawn image is within a field of view of the camera. The method comprises applying an image processing operation to the camera captured image so as... Agent: Sony Computer Entertainment Europe Limited
20110141309 - Imaging apparatus and method for producing the same, portable equipment, and imaging sensor and method for producing the same: A plurality of imaging regions are provided in one-to-one correspondence with a plurality of optical systems and are disposed on optical axes of the respective optical systems. Each imaging region has a plurality of pixels. The imaging apparatus further comprises an origin detecting means for detecting an origin of each... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20110141299 - Low cost combination spectral-spatial vision system: A combined spectral and spatial sensing unit having a lens for receiving light from an object or substance and for directing at least a portion thereof through a diffraction device to an area imager for creating a digital spectral image of a plurality of segments of different wave lengths of... Agent: Masten Opto-diagnostics Company
20110141310 - Method for block-encoding of a raster image of pixels, corresponding computer program and image capture device: A method of block-encoding a raster image by successive two-dimensional decompositions of blocks of the image in a base of functions using a combined application of a one-dimensional core of vertical decomposition of n pixels and of a one-dimensional core of horizontal decomposition of p pixels. In the method the... Agent: Commiss.a L'energie Atom. Et Aux Energies Alter
20110141300 - Panorama imaging using a blending map: A technique of generating a panoramic image involves acquiring a set of at least two main image frames, as well as corresponding generating and/or acquiring corresponding relatively low-resolution image frames, of overlapping portions of a panoramic scene. A map or other information is stored relating to the generation of a... Agent: Fotonation Ireland Limited
20110141311 - Control of a dynamic image sensor: A method and a circuit for controlling a dynamic image sensor defining, for each image, several successive time intervals of exposure of photodiode cells, starting from successive decreasing reset levels, wherein the time intervals of exposure of the image respect a homogeneous distribution of the amount of cells in ranges... Agent: Stmicroelectronics (grenoble) Sas
20110141312 - Video processing system providing correlation between objects in different georeferenced video feeds and related methods: A video processing system which may include a first video input configured to receive a first georeferenced video feed from a first video source, and a second video input configured to receive a second georeferenced video feed from a second video source, where the second georeferenced video feed overlaps the... Agent: Harris Corporation
20110141313 - Image output system, image operating apparatus, image method, image operating method, and computer readable medium: According to the present invention, the album including user's favorite pictures as main features can be easily provided. The system includes; a image capturing section which captures an image; an image capturing time measuring section which measures the time after setting the image capturing section ready to capture the image... Agent:
20110141314 - Document camera, apparatus and method for adjusting brightness: A document camera, an apparatus and a method for adjusting brightness are disclosed, wherein the apparatus includes a light module, a sensor and a digital signal processor (DSP). The sensor can capture image data. The digital signal processor can process the image data and retrieve a brightness value from the... Agent: Avermedia Information, Inc.
20110141316 - Image processing apparatus and image processing method: An image processing apparatus and an image processing method that enable suitable contrast adjustment are provided. The image processing apparatus includes a region detection unit configured to detect predetermined first luminance level detection region and second luminance level detection region in a human face as a target to be photographed,... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110141315 - Imaging apparatus: Provided is an imaging apparatus capable of obtaining images of an object at high precision even if the intensities of illuminating light temporally varies. The imaging apparatus 1 comprises a lamp unit 10, lens 21, a half mirror 22, a lens 23, a liquid crystal tunable filter 24, a lens... Agent: Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.
20110141317 - Method and apparatus for producing high dynamic range (hdr) pictures, and exposure apparatuses for use therein: The invention relates to an apparatus and a method for producing dynamic range increase (DRI) or a high dynamic range (HDR) pictures, in which differently exposed individual images are combined by image processing to form an HDR or DRI picture. In order to also allow moving objects to be recorded... Agent: Eads Deutschland Gmbh
20110141319 - Image capturing apparatus and image processing apparatus: Upon capturing an image, distances to subjects are measured. The captured image is divided into a plurality of different layers that each has a set distance interval, so that subjects which are located within the same distance range belong to the same layer. Furthermore, enlargement ratios are set for the... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110141318 - Image sensor modules, methods of manufacturing the same, and image processing systems including the image sensor modules: An image sensor module is provided. The image sensor module includes a printed circuit board (PCB), an image sensor chip disposed on a first plane of the PCB and electrically connected to the PCB, and an image signal processing chip disposed on the first plane of the PCB and electrically... Agent:
20110141320 - Photographing module with optical zoom: This invention provides a photographing module with optical zoom, which at least includes a focusing lens assembly, a zoom lens assembly, a focusing lens actuator, a zoom lens actuator, a photo sensor and a vibration sensor. The focusing lens actuator at least includes a first movable member, a first fixed... Agent: Largan Precision Co., Ltd.
20110141321 - Method and apparatus for transforming a lens-distorted image to a perspective image in bayer space: A method and apparatus is provided for rendering an image. The method includes capturing a distorted input image using a color filter array to obtain an input image pattern having a single color channel per pixel. The input image is transformed to an input image signal. At least a portion... Agent: General Instrument Corporation
20110141322 - Image restoration device and image restoration method: An image restoration method includes receiving an externally input image signal, generating a filtered image signal by filtering the input image signal, and generating a restored image signal by calculating a weighted average of the input image signal and the filtered image signal. Such a method may be implemented using... Agent:
20110141323 - Lens shading correction apparatus and method in auto focus camera module: Provided is a lens shading correction method, the lens shading correction method including, obtaining optical axis coordinates and a center-contrasted surrounding gain according to a lens position of a predefined long-distance focusing and short-distance focusing to a sample image input in which each pixel has an uniform brightness value, obtaining... Agent: Lg Innotek Co., Ltd.
20110141324 - Solid-state image sensor and image capturing apparatus: A solid-state image sensor includes a pixel array unit including a plurality of pixels arranged in the form of an array, column signal lines adapted to transmit pixel signals output from pixels in respective columns, a noise adding unit adapted to add temporally constant and two-dimensional spatially random noise to... Agent: Sony Corporation
20110141325 - Image pickup device and defect detecting method: An image pickup device without a light shielding device for blocking light received by a solid-state image pickup element, the image pickup device including: a supplying section configured to supply a signal for resetting a charge of a floating diffusion disposed so as to correspond to one or a plurality... Agent: Sony Corporation
20110141326 - Image processing method and image processing apparatus: This invention has been made to solve the problem that when a duplicated image is generated by capturing an original image using a digital camera and printing the captured image, lighting unevenness occurs in an image captured under a viewing light source, compared to that under flash light with a... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110141327 - Image capturing system: The present invention discloses an image capturing system comprising a printed circuit board and an image capturing module. The image capturing module comprises a processing device, an image capturing device, a lens and a housing. The processing device is disposed above the printed circuit board and electronically connected with the... Agent: Cc&c Technologies, Inc.
20110141329 - Image pickup apparatus: The image pickup apparatus includes an image pickup element 106 including image pickup pixels photoelectrically converting an object image formed by a light flux from an image pickup optical system 202 and focus detection pixels photoelectrically converting two images formed by two divided light fluxes of the light flux from... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110141328 - Solid-state image sensor and camera: A solid-state image sensor including a plurality of pixels formed on a semiconductor substrate, each pixel comprising a photoelectric conversion element including a charge accumulation region of a first conductivity type, a floating diffusion of the first conductivity type, and a transfer transistor which transfers charge in the charge accumulation... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110141330 - Compensating for misalignment in an image scanner: In certain embodiments, compensating for misalignment comprises receiving, at a detector array, electromagnetic (E-M) radiation from a target object. The detector array comprises time delay and integration (TDI) detectors organized into segments. Each segment comprises one or more rows of detectors perpendicular to a designed scan axis, and comprises columns... Agent: Raytheon Company
20110141331 - Multi-step exposure method using electronic shutter and photography apparatus using the same: A multi-step exposure method using an electronic shutter and a photography apparatus using the same are provided. The photography apparatus includes an image sensor, and a control unit which divides an area of the image into a first area and a second area using brightness information of the acquired image,... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20110141332 - Solid-state image pickup device and method for driving the same: A solid-state image pickup device includes a plurality of common output lines receiving signals from a plurality of pixels, a plurality of column amplifier units amplifying the signals, a plurality of storage capacitors storing the amplified signals, a first transistor controlling electrical conduction between the output node of the column... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110141333 - Solid-state imaging device and method for driving the same: According to one embodiment, a back side illumination type solid-state imaging device includes an imaging area in which a plurality of unit pixels each including a photoelectric conversion section and a signal scan circuit section are arranged on a semiconductor substrate, and a light illumination surface formed on a surface... Agent:
20110141334 - Imaging device: Provided are: an imaging sensor that captures subject light via a photographic optical system having a focusing lens; a display unit that displays a through image based upon an imaging signal from the imaging sensor; an area setting unit that sets at least two areas on the through image displayed... Agent: Nikon Corporation
20110141335 - Lens module of an imaging device and a method of using the same: A lens module of an imaging device includes a lens-barrel plate, a shutter plate and at least one elastic device. The lens-barrel plate includes at least one guide post, which is vertically arranged on the surface of the lens-barrel plate. The shutter plate includes at least one groove, which facilitates... Agent: Ability Enterprise Co., Ltd.
20110141337 - Image capturing device: An image capturing device includes a base, first and second lens units, and at least one sensor element. The base defines a receiving space, and has two spaced-apart through holes for fluid communication of the receiving space with an area external to the base. The first lens unit is disposed... Agent: Lite-on Technology Corp.
20110141336 - Photochromatic coating for controlling lens flare: A camera lens can be subject to lens flare due to light reaching a camera sensor from outside of the camera field of view. When an electronic device size is reduced such that a lens cannot be recessed relative to the device housing, the lens can capture stray light. To... Agent: Apple Inc.
20110141338 - Camera module: A camera module is disclosed. The camera module in accordance with an embodiment of the present invention includes a housing, which has a hollow part formed therein, a lens module, which has a lens and is installed in the hollow part of the housing in such a way that the... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.
20110141339 - Compact lens optical system and digital camera module including the same: A lens optical system includes a first optical system and a second optical system. The lens optical system includes at least one reflection member to selectively redirect optical paths of light representing objects from first and second directions toward a photographing device. The first optical system includes, in order from... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20110141341 - Autofocusing optical system using tunable lens system: A method for providing auto focus for camera module that is electrically tunable using liquid crystal optical element is provided. The liquid crystal optical element includes substrate layers, insulating layer, three electrodes, liquid crystal layer between the substrate layers, and voltages applied between electrodes to control the optical power of... Agent:
20110141344 - Digital camera: A digital camera includes: an imaging unit that receives and images a light from a subject transmitted a photographing optical system; a recognition unit that recognizes a feature region of the subject using an image obtained by imaging with the imaging unit; a detection unit that detects a size of... Agent: Nikon Corporation
20110141343 - Imaging apparatus: An imaging apparatus including a driving portion configured to move an optical system for acquiring an image of an object collects ambient sound to acquire an audio signal, and detects a level of the audio signal. Based on a detection result, the imaging apparatus adjusts the level of the audio... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110141340 - Interchangeable lens and camera system using the same: A focus lens group and an ultrasonic actuator are configured as a focus unit, and the focus lens group is supported by a guide pole, and is linearly driven by the ultrasonic actuator. The focus lens unit is mechanically connected to a zoom cam ring, so that the focus lens... Agent:
20110141342 - Lens control apparatus: An autofocus and motion control apparatus is provided. According to one embodiment, the autofocus and motion control apparatus comprises a lens control apparatus having an imaging lens unit and a lens holder and a plurality of actuators configured to move the lens holder in predetermined directions within the lens control... Agent: Hong Kong Applied Science And Technology Research Institute Co., Ltd.
20110141345 - Projected light scale for forensic photography: A Projected Light Scale for Forensic Photography that projects indicators onto a scene which is captured by a digital imaging device. These indicators may be produced by collimated light, resulting in fixed and diverging indicators. This enables a user viewing the captured image to extrapolate the true size of objects... Agent:
20110141346 - Camera module and manufacturing method thereof: Disclosed herein are a camera module and a manufacturing method thereof, the camera module including a plurality of lenses, a substrate arranged at the lower part of the plurality of lenses, an infrared blocking agent formed on the upper surface of the substrate to block infrared light, and an image... Agent: Lg Innotek Co., Ltd.
20110141347 - Method of processing non-real time service and broadcast receiver: A method of processing a non-real time service of a broadcast receiver, which receives and processes a service being transmitted in non-real time, and a broadcast receiver are disclosed. Herein, the method of processing a non-real time service in a broadcast receiver includes receiving in non-real time first signaling information... Agent: Lg Electronics Inc.
20110141350 - Image processing apparatus, control method thereof, and program: An image processing apparatus, which converts a frame rate by dividing an input frame into sub-frames and outputting the sub-frames, includes a minimum value filter unit, a low-pass filter processing unit, a generation unit, and a switching unit. In an input frame, the minimum value filter unit selects a maximum... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110141348 - Parallel processor for providing high resolution frames from low resolution frames: Presented herein are caching structures and apparatus for use in block based video. In one embodiment, there is described a system receiving lower resolution frames and generating higher resolution frames. The system comprises an upsampling circuit, a first circuit, and a second circuit. The upsampling circuit upsamples a particular lower... Agent:
20110141349 - Reducing and correcting motion estimation artifacts during video frame rate conversion: A method includes projecting motion vectors describing a transformation from a previous video frame to a future video frame onto a plane between the previous video frame and the future video frame, detecting potential artifacts at the plane based on an intersection of a cover region and an uncover region... Agent:
20110141351 - High definition multimedia interface to mini displayport adapter: The present invention relates in general to a device for conversion of electronic data, and more specifically, to a device that converts High Definition Multimedia Interface multimedia data to a format compatible for output through a Mini DisplayPort. The present invention describes a converter, comprising a source communication port adapted... Agent:
20110141352 - Adaptation of frame selection for frame rate conversion: At least a method and a system are described for providing frame rate upconversion by way of using “short side” or bidirectional interpolation in generating interpolated frames. In a representative embodiment, the method may comprise receiving a first frame of video corresponding to a first frame time and a second... Agent:
20110141353 - Method of realism assessment of an image composite: In a method of realism assessment of an image composite, the foreground and the background are transformed into a color space, such as YCbCr, followed by projecting the foreground and the background to a subspace represented by the axes representing chromatic information. The image composite is assessed in the projected... Agent: National Taiwan University
20110141354 - Data transmitting device, data receiving device and data transmitting and receiving system: A data transmitting device includes: clock frequency dividing unit, counting unit to perform counting, based on a base clock, of each cycle of a clock whose frequency has been divided by the clock frequency dividing unit; noise shaping unit to perform noise shaping to reduce the number of bits of... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20110141355 - Synchronization of video presentation by video cadence modification: A system synchronizes a video presentation to a master time reference (e.g., a corresponding audio presentation) by modifying a video cadence. The system detects when a displayed video leads or lags a master time reference by a programmable level or more. The system minimizes the synchronization error by inserting or... Agent:
20110141356 - Display device, display method and computer program: There is provided a display device including a video display portion that displays video, and a video signal control portion which performs signal control on an input signal such that a plurality of video streams formed of a plurality of chronologically arranged unit videos are input and there is a... Agent: Sony Corporation
20110141357 - System, method and apparatus for detecting docking of headphones: An application for a television with a headphone dock. The headphone dock provides status to the television as to when a set of headphones are docked (idle) or undocked (in use). The television changes routing of audio signals based upon the status of the headphones.... Agent: Vizio Inc.
20110141361 - Broadcast receiving apparatus for receiving digital broadcasting and broadcast receiving method: A start of execution of drawing processing of graphics data according to an application is delayed based on a time period required for image processing to be performed on image data according to a broadcast program image.... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110141358 - Illuminated bezel information display: A configured display mode is determined for a two-dimensional light-emitting diode (LED) array located within a bezel of the display device outside of the display area of the display. Information associated with the configured display mode is retrieved for the two-dimensional LED array. The information associated with the configured display... Agent:
20110141359 - In-program trigger of video content: Methods and systems for triggering an in-program display event are provided. In an embodiment, a method for triggering an in-program display event may include perfotining a video content analysis of a program display. The method may also include determining a display event trigger in real time based on the video... Agent: Pvi Virtual Media Services, LLC
20110141360 - Selective booting method and broadcast receiving apparatus using the same: A selective booting method and a broadcast receiving apparatus using the same are provided. The broadcast receiving apparatus including: a broadcast reception unit; a display which displays a broadcast received through the broadcast reception unit; a storage unit which stores a plurality of drivers of hardware provided on the broadcast... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20110141362 - Selective decoding of an input stream: A method of selectively decoding an input stream is provided. In the method, an encoded input stream for display as a plurality of frames in a display window is received. In addition, a location of an overlay on the plurality of frames is determined and the encoded input stream is... Agent: Motorola, Inc.
20110141363 - Multimedia television program announcement system and methods: A system and method are provided for television program announcements, involving a television; a storage device connected to the television that stores multimedia summaries of a plurality of television programs, including the channel and time of display of the program for which it is a summary; the capacity to change... Agent: Telcordia Technologies, Inc.
20110141364 - Method and apparatus for reception and transmission: Disclosed is a reception apparatus including a basic service reception unit to demodulate and channel-decode a signal received through one broadcasting channel among broadcasting channels for a basic service, and to extract a transport stream, an additional service reception unit to demodulate and channel-decode a signal received through a broadcasting... Agent: Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute
20110141365 - Method for displaying video signal dithered by related masks and video display apparatus applying the same: A method for displaying a video which is dithered using related masks and a video display apparatus applying the same, the video display apparatus dithering a video signal using a first mask, performing color-processing with respect to the video signal, and dithering the color-processed video signal using a second mask... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20110141366 - Method and apparatus for display color fidelity optimization using performance prediction: An apparatus and method for display color fidelity optimization using performance prediction are provided. A method of the present invention can include obtaining data regarding available display parameters of the display device, obtaining feedback information regarding respective current values of the display parameters of the display device, performing simulations to... Agent: Thomson Licensing LLC
20110141367 - Moving image processing apparatus, and control method and program thereof: A moving image processing apparatus includes a brightness information acquisition unit configured to acquire, from an input video signal, brightness information indicating brightness of the video signal, an illumination information acquisition unit configured to acquire illumination information about an environment of the moving image processing apparatus, an adaptation coefficient calculation... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110141368 - Adaptive edge enhancement using directional components from non-linear filtering: A video processing device includes an input to receive pixel values for a set of pixels comprising a pixel window substantially centered around a select pixel that initially has a first pixel value. The video processing device further includes a first filter unit to determine a horizontal transient improvement value... Agent: Vixs Systems, Inc.
20110141369 - Video signal processing device, video signal processing method, and non-transitory computer readable medium storing image processing program: A video signal processing device includes: a correction unit which performs correction such that when a first frame to be displayed at a first time includes a pixel different from a pixel to be included in the first frame, the pixel different from the pixel to be included in the... Agent: Renesas Electronics Corporation
20110141370 - Image processing circuit, image display device, and an image processing method: The present invention is arranged such that interlace image data, which has been supplied, is converted to progressive image data in an I/P conversion section, and the image data converted to progressive style in the I/P conversion section is subjected to image processing including data comparison in spatial or time... Agent:
20110141371 - Method for adjusting image: A method for adjusting image is applied to an image output device. According to the method, the image output device firstly obtains a current image frame including plural pixels, and analyzes an intensity of an input image signal value of each pixel. The image output device defines each pixel having... Agent: Micro-star Int'l Co., Ltd.
20110141372 - Video evaluation device, frame rate determination device, video process device, video evaluation method, and video evaluation program: A frame rate is determined in accordance with the smoothness in movement of a video. An amount of change detection section extracts an amount of change based on a plurality of frame pictures included in an input video signal input as a moving picture signal from the outside and outputs... Agent: Ntt Docomo, Inc.
20110141373 - Adaptive power control for catv systems: Methods, systems, and apparatus can be used to provide adaptive power control in CATV systems. In various examples, adaptive power control can adjust the power output to amplifiers based upon the load of a communication signal being amplified. The power output can be calculated to maintain specified performance levels for... Agent: Arris Group, Inc.
20110141376 - Active matrix substrate, liquid crystal panel, liquid crystal display unit, liquid crystal display device, television receiver, and active matrix substrate manufacturing method: Each pixel region includes first and second pixel electrodes (17a, 17b) and first and second capacitor electrodes (67x, 67y) positioned on a layer where a data signal line (15) exists. The first and second capacitor electrodes are aligned in a row direction in such a manner as to overlap a... Agent:
20110141374 - Backlight device, display device, and television receiver: Provided is a backlight device which can suppress a damage of a display panel or a diffusion sheet while suppressing the size of the device. The backlight device (20) includes: a diffusion sheet (25); and a support member (31) having a support plane (31a) for supporting the diffusion sheet and... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
20110141375 - Method and apparatus for transmitting and downloading setup information: Multiple channel maps are embedded in a television transmission and the appropriate channel corresponding to the particular television service used by the viewer is downloaded for use with the television receiver. Each channel map is accompanied by a channel map identifier which identifies the source of the television transmission and... Agent: Index Systems, Inc.
20110141377 - Digital broadcast receiver and method for receiving digital broadcast: The digital broadcast receiver 10 includes the first tuner 106 and the second tuner 107. The first tuner 106 receives a certain channel, whereas the second tuner 107 performs channel detection at a predetermined cycle. If the reception level of the certain channel currently received by the first tuner 106... Agent: Buffalo Inc.
20110141378 - Electronic device and method of channel management: An electronic device and a channel management method provide a predetermined channel information table to control channels in a television. Favorite channels are stored in the predetermined channel information table of the electronic device. In a predetermined channel mode, if an input channel code is not stored in the predetermined... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.
20110141379 - Television receiver and method for driving television receiver: A decorative image is displayed in a decorative image display region; a decorative frame is displayed in a peripheral section of the decorative image so that the decorative frame includes at least one color that is in a same range as a color of a frame structure. This makes it... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha06/09/2011 > 144 patent applications in 73 patent subcategories. invention type
20110134203 - Medical video call distributor: A central switch is linked to at least one field video station (FVS) and at least one remote specialist video station (SVS) via a communication network, typically the Internet. Each FVS station includes a medical device associated with a patient and operated by an operator. The medical device generates patient... Agent:
20110134204 - System and methods for facilitating collaboration of a group: A system and method for facilitating collaboration of a group. The system and method provide a ubiquitous anytime/everywhere environment realized through fixed and mobile technologies and scaffolded by group support software. The system includes a collaboration engine having an architecture that supports both generic collaborative processes along with task specific... Agent: Florida Gulf Coast University
20110134207 - Audio/video system: In an embodiment of an audio/video system, an audio signal is sent to a plurality of speakers of the audio/video system, and a delay and/or a gain applied to the audio signal sent to each speaker is adjusted according to a distance from that speaker to an apparent sound origin... Agent:
20110134206 - Enhanced multimedia capabilites in video conferencing: The present invention relates to video conferencing and multimedia messaging, and takes advantage of the capabilities of the communication system to which the audio participants are connected, in order to increase the performance of all the participants in a mixed conference. In a preferred embodiment, the audio participants are provided... Agent: Tandberg Telecom As
20110134205 - Imaging terminal: An apparatus includes a state-switchable screen, a video camera, and a video projector. The video camera and projector are located on a side of the screen opposite to the side thereof of a video conference participant. The apparatus is configured to temporally interleave the screen between a substantially transparent state... Agent:
20110134208 - Panoramic image synthesizer, panoramic image synthesis method, and program: A panoramic image synthesizer includes an image capture unit capturing a plurality of original images that are images taken adjacent to each other having an overlap region and become a part of a panoramic image; a rough synthesis processor extracting a rough process region subjected to processing respectively from two... Agent: Sony Corporation
20110134209 - Virtual structure: Disclosed is a virtual room created by locating cameras on the outside walls of a structure, e.g., a building, and then projecting live video from the cameras onto the inside walls of the structure using projectors. Because of the way the projectors and cameras are oriented, the walls appear to... Agent:
20110134211 - Method and system for handling multiple 3-d video formats: Aspects of a method and system for handling multiple 3-D video formats are provided. A video processing system may receive one or more video frames comprising first 3-D view pixel data and second 3-D view pixel data suitable for generating a three-dimensional (3-D) video frame. The video system may be... Agent:
20110134212 - Method and system for processing 3-d video: A video processing system may receive a first frame comprising pixel data for a first 3-D view of an image, which may be referred to as first 3-D view pixel data, and receive a second frame comprising pixel data for a second 3-D view of the image, which may be... Agent:
20110134210 - Stereoscopic image data transmitter and stereoscopic image data receiver: [Solution] In order to embed disparity information in a subtitle stream, “disparity data set segment” is newly defined as a DVB subtitle segment. With the use of this new segment, it is possible to embed disparity information in the subtitle stream so that the disparity information can concurrently exist with... Agent: Sony Corporation
20110134215 - Method and apparatus for providing 3d image and method and apparatus for displaying 3d image: Provided are a method and apparatus for providing a 3D image and a method and apparatus for displaying a 3D image. The method for providing a 3D image includes: inserting an identification mark into 3D image data, the 3D image including a left-eye image and a right-eye image, for distinguishing... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20110134214 - Method and system for 3d video coding using svc temporal and spatial scalabilities: A 3-dimensional (3D) video transmitter may be operable to encode a 3D video to generate a scalable video coding (SVC) base layer and a SVC enhancement layer. A first view such as a first high-resolution view and a second view such as a second high-resolution view of the 3D video... Agent:
20110134216 - Method and system for mixing video and graphics: A method and system are provided in which a video processor may select a 2D video output format or a 3D video output format. The video processor may generate composited video data by combining video data from a video source, and one or both of video data from additional video... Agent:
20110134217 - Method and system for scaling 3d video: A method and system are provided in which an integrated circuit (IC) comprises multiple devices that may be selectively interconnected to route and process 3D video data. The IC may be operable to determine whether to scale the 3D video data before the 3D video data is captured to memory... Agent:
20110134218 - Method and system for utilizing mosaic mode to create 3d video: A method and system are provided in which a video feeder may receive video data from multiple sources. The video data from one or more of those sources may comprise three-dimensional (3D) video data. The video data from each source may be stored in corresponding different areas in memory during... Agent:
20110134219 - Method of generating stereoscopic image signal and method of scaling the same: A method of generating a stereoscopic image signal and scaling the same includes receiving a left-eye image signal and a right-eye image signal, generating a progressive stereoscopic image signal by multiplexing the left-eye image signal and the right-eye image signal, and scaling up or down the progressive stereoscopic image signal.... Agent:
20110134213 - Stereoscopic image data transmitter, method for transmitting stereoscopic image data, stereoscopic image data receiver, and method for receiving stereoscopic image data: [Solution] A disparity information set creating unit 131 creates predetermined sets of disparity information sets. Examples of the disparity information sets include general-purpose disparity information sets, and disparity information sets for particular service application. Each set of the disparity information sets that is created at the disparity information set creating... Agent: Sony Corporation
20110134220 - 3d visualization system: In accordance with one aspect, the present invention provides a real-time 3D visualization system. The system includes means for conveying electromagnetic energy emanating from one or more 3D surfaces including a scene and means for sensing spatial phase characteristics of the electromagnetic energy as the configuration of the 3D surfaces... Agent: Photon-x, Inc.
20110134223 - Method and a system for reducing artifacts: A method for preparing an article of lenticular imaging. The method comprises receiving a plurality of source images, superimposing at least one deghosting element on the plurality of source images, the deghosting element being formed to reduce an estimated ghosting artifact from the article, interlacing the plurality of processed source... Agent:
20110134221 - Object recognition system using left and right images and method: Disclosed herein are an object recognition system and method which extract left and right feature vectors from a stereo image of an object, find feature vectors which are present in both the extracted left and right feature vectors, compare information about the left and right feature vectors and the feature... Agent: Gwangju Institute Of Science And Technology
20110134222 - Rolling camera system: A 3D imaging system comprising: first and second rolling shutter photosurfaces having pixels; a first shutter operable to gate on and off the first photosurface; a light source controllable to transmit a train of light pulses to illuminate a scene; a controller that controls the first shutter to gate the... Agent: Microsoft International Holdings B.v.
20110134224 - High-resolution, variable depth of field image device: A high-resolution image device that is used to receive images in a variable depth of field environment may include a color image sensor, a panchromatic image sensor, and a measuring device. The color image sensor may be configured to receive a color image of an object. Similarly, a synchronous panchromatic... Agent: Google Inc.
20110134225 - System for adaptive three-dimensional scanning of surface characteristics: There are provided systems and methods for obtaining a three-dimensional surface geometric characteristic and/or texture characteristic of an object. A pattern is projected on a surface of said object. A basic 2D image of said object is acquired; a characteristic 2D image of said object is acquired; 2D surface points... Agent:
20110134226 - 3d image display apparatus and method for determining 3d image thereof: A three dimensional (3D) display apparatus and a method for determining a 3D image are provided. The 3D display apparatus detects definition information of a received image data, and determines whether the received image data is 3D image data based on the detected definition information. Therefore, the 3D display apparatus... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20110134227 - Methods and apparatuses for encoding, decoding, and displaying a stereoscopic 3d image: A method and an apparatus for encoding a 3D image, decoding a three-dimensional (3D) image, and 3D image display apparatus and system that reduce capacity and transmission bandwidth of a 3D image content. In a 3D image, 3D image frames may include similar images to be viewed by right and... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20110134228 - Image signal processing apparatus, image signal processing method, recording medium, and integrated circuit: An image signal processing apparatus outputs, alternately on a-per frame basis, a first image to be displayed to one of left and right eyes of a viewer and a second image to be displayed to the other eye, and transmits, to a pair of image viewer glasses, a synchronizing signal... Agent:
20110134229 - Image signal processing apparatus, image signal processing method, recording medium, and integrated circuit: An image signal processing apparatus performs gradation control on respective pixels. Specifically, the image signal processing apparatus includes an image signal processing unit which controls light emission and non-light emission of respective subfields so as to provide a field having a level of brightness. Here, the field is a unit... Agent:
20110134231 - Method and system for synchronizing shutter glasses to a display device refresh rate: A video viewing shutter device, which is wirelessly coupled to a multi-view video display device, generates a slave clock based on a master clock in the display device. The slave and master clocks may be Bluetooth clocks and maintain synchronization. The video viewing shutter device receives display information regarding display... Agent:
20110134230 - Shutter glasses for stereoscopic image and display system having the same: Provided are shutter glasses for stereoscopic image and a display system having the same. The display system includes: a display apparatus including a display part which displays a stereoscopic image including a left eye image and a right eye image and a signal transceiving part which transmits a synchronization signal... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20110134233 - Imaging system and method for enhancing microscopic images of unstained cells: According to one aspect, the present invention relates to an imaging system 100 for enhancing microscopic images of unstained cells. The imaging system 100 comprises a light source 102 for producing light 120a, a sample holder 109 for containing cells to be imaged, a condenser 104 for focussing the light... Agent: Ge Healthcare Uk Limited
20110134232 - Two-photon microscope with spectral resolution: A microscope for generating an image of a sample, the microscope includes a light source for generating a pulsed light; an optical scanner receiving the pulsed light and transmitting the pulsed light to the sample to be imaged causing the sample to emit energy; a dispersive element that receives the... Agent: Uwm Research Foundation, Inc.
20110134234 - Electronic microscope: An electronic microscope includes a handle having an outer body enclosing a main body and an image sensor, a lens controller fixed to the front end of the outer body of the handle, and a light guide coupled to the front end of the lens controller. The lens controller includes... Agent: Omega Vision Co., Ltd.
20110134235 - Alignment unit control apparatus and alignment method: An alignment unit control apparatus according to the present invention includes: an imaging section configured to control cameras to image a plurality of regions on a surface of a substrate to generate a plurality of images; a region detecting section configured to select a detection region from the plurality of... Agent: Fast Corporation
20110134237 - Communication device with peripheral viewing means: The present invention relates to a transmitting communication device comprising:—a camera for capturing an image sequence with a display range; —a sensor for capturing environmental events that are not perceptible within the display range, —a processor for computing a control signal from the environmental events, and—a transmitting unit for transmitting... Agent: Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.v.
20110134236 - Method and apparatus for stabilizing locus of object, and image monitoring system: A method and apparatus for stabilizing a locus of an object detected from a continuously-captured image, and an image monitoring system are provided. The apparatus includes: a detection unit which detects first information about the locus provided at a first time, from the continuously-captured image; a storage unit which stores... Agent: Samsung Techwin Co., Ltd.
20110134238 - Calibration of imaging device for biological/chemical samples: Methods, apparatuses, and systems for imaging biological/chemical samples are provided. A calibrated imaging system can allow a user to obtain an optimal focus setting (position) for any effective distance (e.g. a zoom setting). The optimal focus can be determined from a functional approximation that defines a relationship between effective distance... Agent: Bio-rad Laboratories, Inc.
20110134242 - Apparatus and method of classifying movement of objects in a monitoring zone: Apparatus for monitoring movement of objects (26) through a monitoring region (12) comprises an overhead camera (20) sensitive to the presence or absence of an object (26) in each of a plurality of adjacent zones (24.1 to 24.n) in the region individually. The zones are arranged such that there are... Agent:
20110134241 - Audio video internet monitoring system: A video and audio surveillance and monitoring system having one or more IP camera devices placed in premises to monitor the movements, actions and sounds of a person or pet to verify their well being or to indicate the need for assistance or intervention. The ability of remotely located persons... Agent:
20110134239 - Efficient illumination system for legacy street lighting systems: An LED lamp for outdoor and large space lighting, particularly for streets, warehouses car parks and the like, is adapted for fitting into legacy light fittings designed for sodium bulbs and the like. The LED lamp comprises a plurality of light emitting diodes arranged over a surface of the lamp,... Agent:
20110134240 - Multi-sensor location and identification: By combining imaging systems with wireless location functionality, a subject's videometric signature can be linked to a public identity, thus enabling continuous surveillance outside or between the coverage area of video surveillance networks. In addition to extending the surveillance coverage area, the combination of computerized video surveillance with wireless location... Agent: Trueposition, Inc.
20110134243 - Wireless network camera systems: Apparatus, systems and techniques associated with battery powered wireless camera systems. One aspect of the subject matter described in this specification can be embodied in a system that includes a battery powered wireless camera including an internal battery to provide energy and a burst transmission unit to transmit information during... Agent: Micropower Technologies, Inc.
20110134245 - Compact intelligent surveillance system comprising intent recognition: An intelligent surveillance system is disclosed for the identification of suspicious behavior near the exterior of a vehicle. The system of the invention is comprised of a “fish-eye” visible camera imaging system installed on the interior ceiling of an automobile for the 360-degree imaging and observation of the lower hemisphere... Agent: Irvine Sensors Corporation
20110134244 - Emergency vehicle video and lighting support: My idea either adds lights and cameras to existing lights and cameras, or in some cases it adds a whole new system. The idea can be used on any vehicle, but is designed for emergency vehicles in particular. The idea would be very beneficial in dark areas like in the... Agent:
20110134246 - Method and device for deflecting eavesdropping attempts in image data transfer at a self-service terminal: A method and a device (DET) are proposed to defend against electronic spying during the transmission of image data (Sb) or image signals (Sa) that are generated by a camera (CAM) installed at a self-service terminal (ATM), said camera recording an area (A0) that covers an operating area of the... Agent: Wincor Nixdorf International Gmbh
20110134247 - Area information control system: An area information control system includes: a plurality of sensors each for sensing comings and goings of people in an area obtained by sectioning an aisle of a building by a sensing range of a corresponding sensor; a plurality of display devices located in each of areas, for respectively displaying... Agent: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
20110134248 - Mobile deposit system for digital image and transaction management: A central system for receiving captured transaction data from a plurality of remote capture devices over a network, the remote capture devices including a mobile device type and a fixed location device type, the system comprising: a receipt module to receive the captured transaction data; a processing module to process... Agent:
20110134249 - Optical detection and ranging sensor system for sense and avoid, and related methods: An apparatus carried by an unmanned vehicle to provide passive sensing and facilitate avoiding airborne aerial obstacles is provided. The apparatus can include at least one, but typically multiple optical systems installed, for example, in the nose of the aerial vehicle to passively sense and determine a range, direction, and... Agent: Lockheed Martin Corporation
20110134250 - Power control method of device controllable by user's gesture: Provided is a method which minimizes power consumption by controlling power of a camera that is used for recognizing a user's gesture, in a video processing apparatus, which recognizes the user's gesture and is controlled according to the recognized gesture, such as a TV or a monitor. In the present... Agent:
20110134251 - Power control method of gesture recognition device by detecting presence of user: Provided is a method which reduces the power consumption of a camera for detecting a user's gesture, in a device that detects the user's gesture and performs a command corresponding to the detected gesture. Moreover, provided is a method which turns off a camera or drives the camera in an... Agent:
20110134252 - Information processing apparatus and control method thereof: The present invention ensures the visibility of a character or a drawing displayed on a screen. The illuminance of one or more partial areas forming a display unit is measured, and a video display position is set to an area except for the partial area where the illuminance is a... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110134253 - Camera calibration method and camera calibration apparatus: With the distance between a reference plane and a line light source (13) maintained at a first distance, the line light source (13) is translated in two different directions, and the position of the line light source (13) for each individual pixel where the pixel has been photographed from an... Agent: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.
20110134254 - Measuring and correcting lens distortion in a multispot scanning device: The invention provides a method of determining the distortion of an imaging system (32), the imaging system having an object plane (40) and an image plane (42). The method comprises the steps of determining (204) the positions of the image light spots (46) on a sensitive area (44) of an... Agent: Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.v.
20110134255 - Portable computer: Disclosed is a portable computer that includes: a receiving portion configured to receive a liquid crystal display panel, and a light guide plate; optical sheets; a screen case combined with edges of a liquid crystal display module which includes the liquid crystal display panel, the light guide plate, the optical... Agent:
20110134257 - System, apparatus, method, program and recording medium for processing image: An image processing system may include an imaging device for capturing an image and an image processing apparatus for processing the image. The imaging device may include an imaging unit for capturing the image, a first recording unit for recording information relating to the image, the information being associated with... Agent: Sony Corporation
20110134256 - System, system construction method, managing terminal and program: A system includes a managing terminal, a mobile device, and cameras. The mobile device sends, when it is near one of the cameras, positional information of the mobile device and a uniquely created identifier via a network to the managing terminal and displays information indicating the identifier in the form... Agent:
20110134258 - Method for entropically transcoding a first data stream into a second compressed binary data stream, and corresponding computer program and image recording device: A method for entropic transcoding of a first sequence of binary data of words to transcode into a second compressed sequence of binary data uses a predetermined entropic code involving a variable-length of the encoded words to transcode each word of the first sequence of binary data into a transcoded... Agent: Commissariat A L'energie Atomique Et Aux Ene Alt
20110134259 - Method and apparatus for correcting shakiness: Provided is a method, apparatus, and computer readable medium for correcting shakiness, in which the method includes generating using a hall sensor a hall sensor signal corresponding to displacement caused by a shock; determining whether the hall sensor signal exceeds a first threshold value; generating a shakiness correction control signal... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20110134260 - Digital photographing apparatus, method of controlling the same, and recording medium storing program to execute the method: A digital photographing apparatus and a method of controlling the same captures a still image in correspondence to a shutter signal input in a photographing mode, captures a moving image after the capturing of the still image is completed, and continues a photographing operation by receiving from the user a... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20110134262 - Camera module, image recording method, and electronic device: According to one embodiment, a camera module includes two or more sub camera modules and a block matching unit. The two or more sub camera modules are fixed in an arrangement in which directions of optical axes of the imaging optical systems differ to each other. The block matching unit... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
20110134274 - Camera, encoder, and modulator in same enclosure: An RF signal source having a camera that provides a camera output, an encoder that encodes the camera output in a compressed digital format, and a modulator that digitally encodes and modulates the compressed camera output and that provides the digitally encoded, modulated, and compressed camera output as an RF... Agent:
20110134271 - Detecting red eye filter and apparatus using meta-data: A method of filtering a red-eye phenomenon from an acquired digital image including a multiplicity of pixels indicative of color, the pixels forming various shapes of the image, includes analyzing meta-data information, determining one or more regions within the digital image suspected as including red eye artifact, and determining, based... Agent: Tessera Technologies Ireland Limited
20110134261 - Digital camera blending and clashing color warning system: A system, method and program product for detecting and warning of problematic color combinations. A system is disclosed that includes a color warning system having: a scanning system for detecting proximately located objects appearing in an electronic view finder of the digital camera; a color identification system for quantifying a... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20110134269 - Digital photographing apparatus and method of controlling the same: Provided are a digital photographing apparatus and a method of controlling the digital photographing apparatus. The digital photographing apparatus includes an image generator configured to generate an image comprising a subject; a subject recognizer configured to recognize the subject from the generated image of the subject; a cue selector configured... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20110134266 - Image forming optical system and electronic image pickup apparatus equipped with same: To provide an image forming optical system that can achieve good correction of chromatic aberration, which is seriously needed particularly when the zoom ratio is high, while achieving slimness and a high zoom ratio and to provide an electronic image pickup apparatus equipped with such an image forming optical system,... Agent:
20110134267 - Imaging apparatus: For increasing a dynamic range, and for signal processing according the gain of an amplifying unit, an imaging apparatus comprises a pixel configured to generate a pixel signal by photoelectric conversion, an amplifying unit amplifying the pixel signal generated by the pixel using a plurality of gains and outputting a... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110134273 - Imaging apparatus, control method of imaging apparatus, and computer program: An imaging apparatus includes a face detecting unit detecting a face region from an input image input to the imaging apparatus and a control unit calculating a distance to a subject on the basis of the face size detected by the face detection unit and displaying distance identification information indicating... Agent: Sony Corporation
20110134263 - Imaging apparatus, image processing apparatus, and image processing method: According to one embodiment, an imaging apparatus includes an imaging unit, a focusing quantity calculating unit, a detail compensation amount calculating unit, and a detail adding unit. The focusing quantity calculating unit calculates a focusing quantity for every position in the subject image from a detail component. The compensation amount... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
20110134264 - Imaging element and camera system: An imaging element includes an amplifying transistor. A signal charge from the photodiode is transferable to the gate of amplifying transistor, the photodiode being within a semiconductor substrate. The source and drain of the amplifying transistor are electrically isolated from a semiconductor substrate, wherein the source is within a well... Agent: Sony Corporation
20110134270 - Photoelectric conversion apparatus and imaging system using the same: If separations between photoelectric conversion elements are different from each other, charge leaking into adjacent photoelectric conversion elements varies. A photoelectric conversion apparatus of the present invention includes a first semiconductor region that can be potential barriers against signal charge, between first and second photoelectric conversion elements. Further, the apparatus... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110134272 - Photoelectric-conversion device: A photoelectric-conversion device including at least two memory-cell units for a single sensor-cell unit is provided. A reset noise generated due to initialization of the sensor-cell unit is written into each of the memory-cell units at one time.... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110134265 - Scan conversion device and electronic camera: A scan conversion device includes a first buffer unit, a pixel packing unit, a second buffer unit, and a scan output unit. The first buffer unit stores therein pixel signals of the input image on every line in a main scanning direction thereof. The pixel packing unit groups N (N≧2)... Agent: Nikon Corporation
20110134268 - Solar access measurement device: A Solar Access Measurement Device (“SAMD”) located at a predetermined position is disclosed. The SAMD may include a skyline detector enabled to detect a skyline of a horizon relative to the SAMD, an orientation determination unit enabled to determine the orientation of the skyline detector, and a processor in signal... Agent:
20110134275 - Skin tone detection in a digital camera: Disclosed is a method for processing sensor data in an image processor that implements at least one image enhancement process, the method comprising: a) performing a skin tone detection operation to identify skin tone areas in the sensor data; b) selectively modifying at least one image enhancement process for the... Agent:
20110134277 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method, program, and storage medium: An image processing apparatus that enables to prevent waste of electric power, memory or the like by selecting image data that is highly significant for image processing from multiple pieces of image data contained in a single file and subjecting the image processing to image data. A reception section receives... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110134276 - Method and apparatus for managing an album: In a method and an apparatus for managing an album, when a user inputs a desired album title, texts of the desired album title are recognized and arranged, and a folder corresponding to the album title is automatically generated. Thus, convenience of the user is improved.... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20110134278 - Image/audio data sensing module and image/audio data sensing method: An image/audio data sensing module incorporated in a case of an electronic apparatus. The image/audio data sensing module comprises: at least one image sensor, for sensing an image datum; a plurality of audio sensors, for sensing at least one audio datum; a processor, for processing the image datum and the... Agent:
20110134279 - Digital camera: A digital camera of the present invention comprises a control circuit executing an initialization processing of a recording medium mounted thereon and a series of photographing processings. The control circuit starts the initialization processing of the recording medium when a power of a camera body is turned on, and thereafter,... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.
20110134281 - Camera device and image processing method: The invention provides a camera device. In one embodiment, the camera device comprises a sensor and a controller. The sensor detects an image to generate a first image signal with an RGB format. The controller comprises an image processor and a subsequent processor. The image processor converts the first image... Agent: Silicon Motion, Inc.
20110134282 - Imaging device: An imaging device includes a lens array including multiple lenses facing a subject; an image sensor obtaining a compound-eye image including single-eye images of the subject formed by the lenses; and a computing unit processing the compound-eye image obtained by the image sensor. The lenses have different radii of curvature... Agent:
20110134283 - Photographing apparatus and photographing method: A photographing apparatus and a photographing method for definitely and easily specifying a marine snow reflected when emitting strobe light in underwater photographing. The photographing apparatus includes: an image obtaining unit which obtains a strobe non-emission image and a strobe emission image, wherein the strobe non-emission image is obtained by... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20110134280 - System and method for constructing high dynamic range images: A system for constructing a high dynamic range image includes a light generating device, a reflective mirror device, a controller, an image capturing device and an image processing module. The light generating device generates a light beam. The reflective mirror device directs the light beam to an object. The controller... Agent: Industrial Technology Research Institute
20110134285 - Image processing method, image processing apparatus, image processing program, and image file format: In a learning process, first, images having different resolutions are obtained from a target region of the subject (S101). Further, the subject characteristic of the target region is obtained (S102). Then, the resolution conversion rules are learned from the images having different resolutions, and those are recorded to a storage... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20110134284 - Imaging device: Provided are: an imaging sensor that captures subject light via a photographic optical system provided with a zoom lens and a focus lens; a display unit that displays a through image based upon an imaging signal from the imaging sensor; a predetermined area setting unit that sets a predetermined area... Agent: Nikon Corporation
20110134288 - Image processing device and image processing method, imaging apparatus, and computer program: Relative change among crosstalk amount is calculated based on a proportion of the sum of signal amount of RGB signals as to the signal amount of white signals. Next, upon calculating crosstalk correction coefficients corresponding to the current crosstalk amount from a relational expression of crosstalk correction coefficients obtained beforehand... Agent:
20110134286 - Photoelectric-conversion device, focus detection apparatus, and image-pickup system: A photoelectric-conversion device that allows for both of widening the dynamic range and performing an operation to monitor the amount of received light is achieved. A sensor-cell unit that can operate in low-sensitivity mode and high-sensitivity mode, a transfer unit transferring a signal outputted from a unit pixel, and a... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110134287 - Red-eye filter method and apparatus: A digital image acquisition system having no photographic film, such as a digital camera, has a flash unit for providing illumination during image capture and a red-eye filter for detecting a region within a captured image indicative of a red-eye phenomenon, the detection being based upon a comparison of the... Agent: Tessera Technologies Ireland Limited
20110134289 - Image pickup apparatus and image pickup system: In an image pickup apparatus including a plurality of pixels arranged a matrix of rows and columns, a correction unit performs a correction process based on an electric signal output via a first switch element of a particular pixel and a correction electric signal output via a second switch element... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110134290 - Photographing apparatus and smear correction method thereof: A photographing apparatus including an imaging device configured to obtain a first image of a subject captured with a long shutter exposure time and a second image of the subject captured by setting a short shutter exposure time, wherein the long exposure time is greater than the short exposure time;... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20110134293 - Camera: The camera according to the present invention has an imaging unit, a sensor having a quantum efficiency of 60% or higher in a visible light range for detecting a focal point adjustment state in the imaging unit, and a control unit for outputting a control signal for adjusting the focal... Agent: Rohm Co., Tld
20110134292 - Image processing apparatus: A processing circuit which generates a plurality of signals of different frequency bands from a signal and which suppresses noise by synthesizing the signals of different frequency bands and a generation circuit which generates a signal in which an aliasing signal is suppressed are provided. A signal of the highest... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110134291 - Image-processing device for color image data and method for the image processing of color image data: A digital image-processing device with a Bayer sensor and an image memory is provided in which the image data of the sensor is written into an image memory, and from this image memory, image data in the Bayer format with a length L and a width B is written continuously... Agent: Baumer Optronic Gmbh
20110134294 - Optical aliasing filter, pixel sensor arrangement and digital recording device: A refraction at a suitably structured surface for example with an arrangement of the same between image plane and mapping optics is used to realize on the one hand a desired aliasing filtering or spatial low-pass filtering on the image plane wherein on the other hand the manufacturing of such... Agent:
20110134295 - Imaging apparatus and method for driving the same: An imaging apparatus comprising: a plurality of column amplifiers, each outputting, based on the same one pixel, first and second pixel signals derived by amplifying the signal by different amplifying factors p and q; a plurality of column A/D converters for performing analog to digital conversion of the first and... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110134296 - Photoelectric conversion device and image-pickup apparatus: In a photoelectric conversion device, groups of unit pixels are arranged in a well, where each of the unit pixels includes photoelectric conversion elements, an amplifier transistor, and transfer transistors. The photoelectric conversion device includes a line used to supply a voltage to the well, a well-contact part used to... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110134297 - Image sensor and image sensing apparatus: An image sensor comprises: a pixel unit array; a driving unit; a second holding block; a first output amplifier; and a second output amplifier, each column of the pixel unit array including a plurality of first pixel units and a plurality of second pixel units, wherein the driving unit drives... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110134298 - Pixel, pixel forming method, imaging device and imaging forming method: A pixel is provided with a photodiode region which includes a photoelectric conversion portion for receiving light and generating electrons, and a charge storage portion for storing electric charge. The pixel is configured in such a manner that an electron exclusion region is provided in the photodiode region with the... Agent: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.
20110134299 - Ccd-type solid-state imaging device, driving method for ccd-type solid-state imaging device, and imaging system: A CCD-type solid-state imaging device includes: light receiving devices arranged in vertical and horizontal directions; vertical transfer parts arranged along vertical rows of the arranged light receiving devices, reading out charge accumulated in the adjacent light receiving devices, and transferring the read out charge in the vertical direction; a horizontal... Agent: Sony Corporation
20110134301 - Imaging device, display control device, display device, printing control device, and printing device: In an imaging device, a display control device, and a display device which are operable to conveniently display reduced images in accordance with a motion and an attitude at the time of shooting, a motion detection section detects the motion of the imaging device during continuous shooting. A recording section... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20110134300 - Mobile terminal having an image projector and controlling method therein: A mobile terminal having an image projector and controlling method therein are disclosed, by which a detachable image projector can be provided to the mobile terminal and by which a projection mode of a detachable image projector can be conveniently changed. The present invention includes a housing, a touchscreen provided... Agent:
20110134302 - System, device, and method for displaying message: A system for displaying a message includes a first electronic device and a second electronic device. The first electronic device includes a touch module, a first projection module, a first positioning module, and a first transceiving module. The touch module receives a touch signal and generates a first image data;... Agent: Pegatron Corporation
20110134303 - Image pickup device and manufacturing method thereof: An image pickup device and a manufacturing method thereof are disclosed. The image pickup device includes a printed circuit board (PCB), an image sensor module, an optical lens module, a fluidic lens module, and a shutter module. The image sensor module is disposed over the printed circuit board and electrically... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20110134305 - Imaging lens, imaging device and portable terminal: Provided is a small-sized five-element image pickup lens which ensures a sufficient lens speed of about F2 and exhibits various aberrations being excellently corrected. The image pickup lens is composed of, in order from the object side, a first lens with a positive refractive power, including a convex surface facing... Agent:
20110134304 - Optical imaging element and module for an optical semiconductor component, method for processing an optical imaging element and image capture apparatus: An optical element or module is designed to be placed in front of an optical sensor of a semiconductor component. At least one optically useful part of the element or module is provided through which the image to be captured is designed to pass. A method for obtaining such an... Agent: Stmicroelectronics S.a.
20110134306 - Camera module: A camera module is disclosed. In accordance with an embodiment of the present invention, the camera module includes a lens unit, an image sensing unit, which converts light received through the lens unit to an electrical signal, a housing, which supports the lens unit, and a shield can, which supports... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.
20110134307 - Camera module: A camera module is disclosed. In accordance with an embodiment of the present invention, the camera module includes a lens unit, an image sensing unit, which converts light received through the lens unit to an electrical signal, and a shield can, which supports the lens unit and is made of... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.
20110134308 - Autofocus device and autofocusing method for an imaging device: An autofocus device for an imaging device is provided, which has an imaging optic having a first focal plane and an object table for moving an object to be imaged relative to the first focal plane, wherein said autofocus device comprises a) an image recording module having a second focal... Agent:
20110134310 - Image capturing apparatus and method and program for controlling same: An image capturing apparatus includes an image sensor provided in the neighborhood of an image plane of a photographing optical system for forming the image of a subject; pupil dividing member for forming images of a pair of light beams that have passed through different pupil regions of the photographing... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110134309 - Method to evaluate contrast value for an image and applications thereof: An image contrast evaluation method is disclosed. First, focusing is performed based on the contrast value of an image rendered by a lens on optical sensors, wherein the calculation of the contrast value comprises: selecting an area of the image, calculating the absolute value of brightness difference between each neighboring... Agent: Asia Optical Co., Inc.
20110134312 - Auto-focus image system: An auto focus image system that includes a pixel array coupled to a focus signal generator. The pixel array captures an image that has at least one edge with a width. The focus signal generator may generate a focus signal that is a function of the edge width and/or statistics... Agent:
20110134311 - Imaging device and imaging method: An imaging device includes: an optical system which obtains an optical image of a photographic subject; an image sensor which converts the optical image to an electric signal; a digital signal processor which produces image data based on the electric signal; a display section which displays a photographic subject image... Agent:
20110134313 - Visual presenter: A visual presenter includes a base, a support column mounted on the base and a video camera head mounted on a distal end of the support column. The support column includes a first support column and a second support column. The first support column is mounted on a right or... Agent: Elmo Co., Ltd.
20110134314 - Image sensor module for camera device: An image sensor module includes a circuit board, an image sensor, and a supporting board. The image sensor is electrically connected to the circuit board. The circuit board defines a through opening therein. The supporting board is arranged on one side of the circuit board and includes a protrusion. The... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.
20110134315 - Bi-directional, local and global motion estimation based frame rate conversion: In accordance with some embodiments, frame rate conversion may use both forward and backward local and global motion estimation. In some embodiments, spatial and neighboring predictors may be developed for a block. A small range block matching may be done for each predictor. A final or best motion vector for... Agent:
20110134316 - Image display apparatus and method: The image signal of each pixel of a frame image is multiplied by a gain value set in advance for each coordinate position on a display screen, generating a display frame image in which the luminance value becomes smaller for a pixel closer to the periphery of the display screen... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110134317 - Image generation system producing compound images: This invention discloses a system that produces a compound image. It comprises 1) an illumination system producing at least two spatially separated illumination zones where the illuminating lights have different optical properties; 2) a display panel having at least two segments that display the component information of a compound image... Agent:
20110134318 - Head-mounted visual display device for low-vision aid and its system: A head-mounted visual display device for low-vision aid, which features 2 models, they are analog signal model and digital signal model. Said analog device contains at least an analog video extractor, a video decoder, an ITU-R.656 decoder, a de-interlacing unit, an image processor, two YCbCr to RGB converter, two color... Agent:
20110134319 - Head-mounted visual display device with stereo vision and its system: A head-mounted visual display device for low-vision aid, which features 2 models, they are analog signal model and digital signal model. Said analog device contains at least an analog video extractor, a video decoder, an ITU-R.656 decoder, a de-interlacing unit, an image processor, two YCbCr to RGB converter, two color... Agent:
20110134320 - Apparatus, systems and methods for media device operation preferences based on remote control identification: Remote control signal detection systems and methods are operable to set media device operation preferences in a media device. An exemplary embodiment detects a remote control communication signal transmitted from a remote control, wherein the remote control communication signal includes a unique identifier associated with the transmitting remote control; determines... Agent: Echostar Technologies L.L.C.
20110134321 - Timeline alignment for closed-caption text using speech recognition transcripts: Method, systems, and computer program products for synchronizing text with audio in a multimedia file, wherein the multimedia file is defined by a timeline having a start point and end point and respective points in time therebetween, wherein an N-gram analysis is used to compare each word of a closed-captioned... Agent: Digitalsmiths Corporation
20110134322 - Dynamic television menu creation: Output useable to select a desired communication channel from among multiple communication channels in a plurality of channel categories is provided by way of a remote control device. A user accomplishes this by selecting, in place of a displayed icon that is to be “unselected,” another icon, representing the desired... Agent:
20110134323 - Extending data records for dynamic data and selective acceptance based on hardware profile: A system, method and data structure for processing basic client application data types to add thereto extension types and priority levels adapted for use by each of a plurality of set top box classes.... Agent: Tvworks, LLC
20110134324 - Television receiver and method for driving television receiver: A decorative image is displayed in a decorative image display region; in the decorative image, a decorative frame is displayed in a peripheral section of a decorative frame display region, and the decorative frame display region has a surface luminance higher than that of the decorative image display region.... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
20110134327 - Digital broadcast receiver: A digital broadcast receiver includes a broadcast reception and reproduction unit 1 for reproducing a program video image included in a received broadcast, a broadcast information collection unit 14 for collecting broadcast information included in the received broadcast in parallel with the reproduction of the program video image by the... Agent:
20110134325 - Image display apparatus and method for operating the same: An image display apparatus and a method for operating the image display apparatus are provided. The method receives a broadcast signal, generates a thumbnail image based on broadcast information included in the received broadcast signal when the received broadcast signal is a broadcast signal of at least one of an... Agent:
20110134326 - Video processing apparatus: A video processing apparatus includes a device data storage configured to store device data which is information about connection of peripheral devices, a cable data storage configured to store cable data which is information about cables, a data controller configured to read out the device data of a selected one... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20110134328 - Video processing apparatus and video processing method: A video processing apparatus includes: a skin color region detection device that detects a skin color region in one frame from hue/saturation/brightness signals; a skin color area calculation device that calculates the skin color area of one frame based on the skin color region detection result; a gamma correction control... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20110134329 - Stabilization method for vibrating video frames: A method of performing video stabilization may be applied to unstable frames captured by a vibrating camera. The method includes checking if the frame is vibrating and calculating a degree of vibration for compensating a vibration area. Based on block motion estimation, a feature block selected from nine fixed observation... Agent:
20110134330 - Fast switching for multimedia interface system having content protection: A system and a method are disclosed for enabling fast switching in a multimedia interface system having content protection. By using a partial port receiver to decode a portion of the input at input ports that are not being output to a multimedia sink, the design of the switching system... Agent: Parade Technologies, Ltd.
20110134331 - Kvm video & osd switch: A high speed video switch in a KVM system using discrete Radio Frequency (RF) switch circuits. The RF switch circuits are configured into a multiplexed circuit to route video signals from a selected host computer to a target monitor. Voltage converters are used to provide control signals of the proper... Agent: Belkin International, Inc.
20110134332 - Camera-based color correction of display devices: A method of generating a display from a plurality of color image display sources such as a projector or a video monitor. The non-linear color response is first determined for each projector/monitor by using a color camera or other sensor to capture a displayed image. Each of the display sources... Agent:
20110134333 - Inflight entertainment system video display unit with swappable entertainment processor board: A video display unit (VDU) for an inflight entertainment (IFE) system, and a main circuit board and swappable entertainment processor board for use therein. The swappable entertainment processor board detachably engages with the main circuit board, allowing a main circuit board of a single design configuration to be deployed on... Agent:
20110134336 - Digital multimedia broadcasting system for reducing scan time, and method for the same: The present invention features a DMB System for reducing scan time, and a method for the same, wherein, the DBM system comprises a DMB receiving unit and a TPEG-only receiving unit, and is able to reducing scan time for total channels by performing a scanning process for total channels together... Agent: C&s Technology Co., Ltd.
20110134335 - Multimode filter architecture: Systems and methods which provide a multimode tuner architecture implementing direct frequency conversion are shown. Embodiments provide a highly integrated configuration wherein low noise amplifier, tuner, analog and digital channel filter, and analog demodulator functionality are provided in a single integrated circuit. A LNA of embodiments implements a multi-path configuration... Agent: Microtune (texas), L.p.
20110134337 - Receiver apparatus, receivng method, and program: Picture quality deterioration that occurs during channel transition is reduced in an apparatus having a plurality of tuners. A receiver apparatus includes a receiving unit 300 configured to select a signal of a desired channel from respective received signals split by a splitter unit that splits the received signal into... Agent:
20110134334 - Systems and methods providing spur avoidance in a direct conversion tuner architecture: Systems and methods which provide a multimode tuner architecture implementing direct frequency conversion are shown. Embodiments provide a highly integrated configuration wherein low noise amplifier, tuner, analog and digital channel filter, and analog demodulator functionality are provided in a single integrated circuit. A LNA of embodiments implements a multi-path configuration... Agent: Microtune, Inc.
20110134338 - Control device, control method, and program: Disclosed herein is a control device connected to another control device through a network, the control device including: a transmission unit configured to transmit a command to the another control device through the network, a reception unit configured to receive the command transmitted from the another control device through the... Agent: Sony Corporation
20110134339 - Healthcare television system apparatus: An apparatus interposed between a healthcare pillow speaker and an internally-unmodified commodity television where said apparatus powers the pillow speaker, enables the pillow speaker to control the television and drives the pillow speaker with said television audio content. The apparatus is designed to attain applicable healthcare safety approvals. The apparatus... Agent: Bbao Group LLC
20110134341 - Digital broadcast receiver unit: A display apparatus coupled with a video processing apparatus including: an input unit which inputs a video signal scanned by one of the plurality of scanning methods and a scanning method data detected based on said video signal from said video processing apparatus, a display which displays said video signal... Agent:
20110134340 - Display device, method of driving the display device, and electronic device: A display device capable of reducing power consumption, a method of driving the display device, and an electronic device having the display device are provided. A display panel has a display region in which a plurality of display elements are arranged two-dimensionally, each display element including a first organic EL... Agent: Sony Corporation
20110134342 - Lighting device, display device and television receiver: A backlight unit 12 includes a cold cathode tube 17, a chassis 14, a stand 19, a cold cathode tube holder 18 and a rotor 26. The cold cathode tube 17 includes electrodes at ends and a luminescent material sealed therein. The chassis 14 includes a bottom plate 14a arranged... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
20110134343 - Video projector: A video projector includes a shell case, which accommodates optical components, and a cooling system, which directs ambient air toward the optical components. The cooling system includes a turbulent flow generator arranged in an intake duct. The turbulent flow generator includes a diagonal upstream surface that smoothly changes the direction... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.
20110134344 - Dynamic illumination control for laser projection display: A method for improving image contrast for a display apparatus obtains a frame of image data having one or more code values for each pixel in the frame of image data, analyzes the frame of image data to identify a distribution of dark regions therein. The method further adjusts at... Agent:
20110134345 - Display device: The time taken to write a signal to a pixel is shortened in a display device. Further, a signal is written at high speed even when high voltage is applied. The display device includes a pixel including a transistor and a liquid crystal element electrically connected to a source or... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.
20110134346 - Display device and television receiver: A liquid crystal display device 10 includes a liquid crystal display module 11 and a pair of exterior members 13, 14. The liquid crystal display module 11 includes a liquid crystal panel 15 and LEDs 21b. The liquid crystal panel 15 is configured to display images and the LEDs 21b... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha06/02/2011 > 110 patent applications in 64 patent subcategories. invention type
20110128346 - System of deploying videophone and early warning: A device and method for surveillance and early warning detection of undesired activity comprising local videophone and a remote videophone for the purposes of surveying a predetermined area with the local videophone and sending images of the captured information to the remote videophone for real time observation. The method also... Agent:
20110128350 - Method and apparatus for choosing a desired field of view from a wide-angle image or video: A wide-angle camera will collect wide-angle images. A portion of the wide-angle image (desired field of view) will be selected based on accelerometer readings. More particularly, to keep the desired field of view of a camera in an appropriate position, a correction is made to the tilt and roll of... Agent: Motorola, Inc.
20110128348 - Method of providing camera views about an object or area: A method of providing an omnidirectional view about an object by providing at least two camera modules, each module having a plurality of cameras disposed about the periphery of each module with each camera having a predetermined field of view. The modules are directly attached to a respective predetermined position... Agent:
20110128347 - Miniature camera module: A camera module having a housing having a predetermined periphery with a plurality of cameras secured within the periphery of the housing, each camera having a lens positioned to have a desired field of view to the exterior of the housing and electrical communication elements within the housing for providing... Agent:
20110128349 - System for providing camera views: A camera system having at least one self-contained, universally mountable camera module having a housing and a plurality of cameras disposed within the confines of the housing, each camera having a predetermined field of view to the exterior of the housing that when combined provide at least a 180 degree... Agent:
20110128351 - 3d display handling of subtitles: A method of creating a three-dimensional image signal comprises receiving a first image component, receiving a second component for creating a three-dimensional image in combination with the first image component, receiving a text component for including in the three-dimensional image, receiving a data component comprising location information describing the location... Agent: Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.v.
20110128352 - Fast 3d-2d image registration method with application to continuously guided endoscopy: A novel framework for fast and continuous registration between two imaging modalities is disclosed. The approach makes it possible to completely determine the rigid transformation between multiple sources at real-time or near real-time frame-rates in order to localize the cameras and register the two sources. A disclosed example includes computing... Agent: The Penn State Research Foundation
20110128353 - Robust image alignment for distributed multi-view imaging systems: Disclosed is a method of image coding for joint decoding of images from different viewpoints using distributed coding techniques. The method receives a first set of features (205) and error correction bits (203) corresponding to a first image (201) obtained at a first viewpoint (122) and a second set of... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110128355 - Image processing apparatus and image processing method: An image processing apparatus includes: a coding means for encoding image data of multi-view images forming a stereoscopic image to generate a coded stream; and a transmission means for connecting output time information indicating output time of a decoded result of an image only to coded data of any one... Agent: Sony Corporation
20110128354 - System and method for obtaining camera parameters from multiple images and computer program products thereof: Systems and methods for obtaining camera parameters from images are provided. First, a sequence of original images associated with a target object under circular motion is obtained. Then, a background image and a foreground image corresponding to the target object within each original image are segmented. Next, shadow detection is... Agent:
20110128356 - Method for displaying image information and autostereoscopic screen: The invention relates to a method for displaying image information in which pixels of a matrix screen (21) are actuated as a function of the image information (30) of a plurality of more than two different mutually complementary stereoscopic half-images such that each of the half-images is reproduced with a... Agent: Fraunhofer-gesellschaft Zur Foerderung Der Angewandten Forschung E.v.
20110128357 - Stereoscopic glasses, display device and driving method of the same: Disclosed are a display device and a driving method of the same, the display device including: a receiver; a signal processor which processes a video signal; a display unit which displays a stereoscopic image based on the video signal; a sync signal output unit which outputs a sync signal to... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20110128358 - Apparatus having \"small\" and \"large\" x-ray scintillation images each approximately at full camera resolution: Unused camera pixel locations are recovered when shifting from photographing an x-ray scintillation image of a larger subject to that of a substantially smaller one by using a suitably shorter optical path combined with appropriate changes in focus. The optical path for large subjects involves a first mirror followed by... Agent:
20110128359 - Imaging apparatus, imaging system, method of controlling the apparatus and the system, and program: An imaging apparatus includes a detector including multiple pixels arranged in a matrix. The detector performs an image capturing operation whereby light or radiation incident on the pixels is converted into an image signal. The imaging apparatus also includes a bias light source and a control unit. The image capturing... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110128360 - System for template based extracting information from an identity card: The present invention provides a unique and novel system for acquiring digital image frames of identification documents such as driver's license, passports, or medical insurance records using a digital camera so as to establish a high resolution image frame and extracting data automatically with machine vision tools so as to... Agent: Cssn Inc.
20110128362 - Dual-camera face recognition device and method: A dual-camera face recognition device and method are disclosed. The device includes: a first camera, for capturing a face image; a second camera, arranged at a different position from the first camera, for capturing a face image; a face recognition processing unit, for receiving and recognizing the face image captured... Agent: Hanwang Technology Co., Ltd.
20110128361 - Image pickup apparatus: In one example embodiment, an authentication apparatus determines whether to emit an imaging light to a target of authentication based on a detected position of the target of authentication. In one example embodiment, when the imaging light is emitted, the imaging light permeates a display plane. In one example embodiment,... Agent: Sony Corporation
20110128363 - Work recognition system, work recognition device, and work recognition method: A work recognition device that recognizes processes in user's work includes: a whole-state observation time determination unit (303) that determines, as a whole-state observation time, from among observation times of chronological first observation values generated by a first sensor (201) to represent movements of a user's hand, an observation time... Agent:
20110128364 - Head mounted display apparatus and image sharing system using the same: A head mounted display external objects includes: an imaging unit imaging external objects; a first image acquiring unit configured acquiring a first image which shows first information of the work being done by the user; a second image acquiring unit acquiring a plurality of second images which are relevant to... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
20110128365 - Time-of-flight sensor-assisted iris capture system and method: A method of identifying a living being includes using a time-of-flight sensor to determine a location of a face of the living being. An image of an iris of the living being is produced dependent upon the location of the face as determined by the time-of-flight sensor. The produced image... Agent: Robert Bosch Gmbh
20110128367 - Image processing apparatus, method, and computer-readable medium: In one example embodiment, an information processing apparatus displays a first image associated with an observation target object. In this example embodiment, the first image has a first zoom magnification and a first display range which has a first center position. In one example embodiment, the information processing apparatus enables... Agent: Sony Corporation
20110128366 - Information processing apparatus, method and computer-readable medium: In one example embodiment, an information processing apparatus causes a display device to display a first image in a display range. In this embodiment, the first image is from images associated with an observation target object. The images include a first image, a second image, and a third image. In... Agent: Sony Corporation
20110128368 - Hole inspection method and apparatus: An inspection apparatus initially involves an illuminator for directing an illuminating light beam towards a hole having two extremities and an internal surface extending between the two extremities. The inspection apparatus also involves a lens assembly for imaging the internal surface of the hole into the flat image. The lens... Agent: Visionxtreme Pte. Ltd
20110128369 - Pressure-bonded ball diameter detecting apparatus and pressure-bonded ball diameter detecting method: Improving detectability of a diameter of a pressure-bonded ball bonded by a bonding apparatus by calculating the diameter of the pressure-bonded ball by obtaining a first tentative radius by subtracting a distance between a line representing an outline of a pad short side and a curving line representing an outline... Agent: Shinkawa Ltd.
20110128370 - Multi-camera skin inspection system for extruded ceramic honeycomb structures: A multi-camera skin inspection system for inspecting the outer skin and the skin perimeter of extruded ceramic honeycomb structures is disclosed. The system has a camera that captures first digital line images of a line-illuminated portion of the outer skin as the ceramic honeycomb structure rotates to form a scanned... Agent:
20110128371 - Device and method for inspecting semiconductor wafers: Semiconductor wafer inspection device comprising a wager transport arm provided with at least one wafer support element, a wafer gripper, the gripper having two distant branches designed to take hold of the opposed edges of the wafer, the gripper being mounted so as to rotate on a shaft in order... Agent:
20110128374 - Detection of abnormal behaviour in video objects: Disclosed herein are a method, system, and computer program product for classifying a behaviour of a detected object in a video frame, wherein the video frame includes a plurality of blocks and the detected object is associated with a subset of the plurality of blocks and a set of parameters.... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110128373 - Determining meat tenderness: The present methods and systems relate to the automated determination of meat tenderness through the use of high-resolution imaging of meat surfaces. This imaging is performed at a resolution such that the ultra-structural organization of muscle fibers can be observed. Features are extracted from these images, which feature extraction can... Agent: Tenera Technology, LLC
20110128375 - Particle measuring instrument, in particular for the analysis of grain sizes of fine and very fine bulk materials: Particle measuring instrument and method for the analysis of particles comprising a dosing device which dosing device can be set into vibrations by means of a vibration generator for conveying, while segregating, particles present in the dosing chute to at least one outlet of the dosing device. Other than a... Agent: Haver & Boecker Ohg
20110128372 - System and method for determining an orientation and position of an object: A system for determining an orientation and position of an object can include a computation device having an input module adapted to receive data defining a two dimensional image, an image analyzing module configured to receive the data and analyze the two dimensional image to determine a two dimensional orientation... Agent:
20110128377 - Lens distortion method for broadcast video: A method, apparatus, and computer program product are described to improve a lens distortion curve which roughly approximates distortion caused by a camera lens to capture an event onto video. The present invention selects a generic lens distortion curve that roughly approximates the distortion caused by the camera lens while... Agent: Pvi Virtual Media Services, LLC
20110128378 - Modular electronic display platform: A modular touchscreen platform enables dynamic reconfiguration of the touchscreen for different functions. The touchscreen platform includes the touchscreen display and one or more removeable and replaceable modules that each enable different functions in the touchscreen platform. The modules provide different functionality through the touchscreen depending on needs of the... Agent:
20110128376 - System and method for monitoring and capturing potential traffic infractions: The present invention refers to a system and method for monitoring and supervising potential traffic infractions, comprising the detection of potential traffic infractions and the capture of the images thereof, wherein the images preferentially relate to a sequence of images of the pre and post events, further comprising a multi-thread... Agent:
20110128379 - Real-time optical flow sensor design and its application to obstacle detection: The present disclosure relates generally to optical flow algorithms. Section 1 of the present disclosure describes an optical flow algorithm with real-time performance and adequate accuracy for embedded vision applications. This optical flow algorithm is based on a ridge estimator. Sections 2 and 3 describe an obstacle detection algorithm that... Agent:
20110128380 - Camera control apparatus and method of controlling a camera: A camera control apparatus which controls an exposure time of a camera that takes a moving image, the camera includes a memory for storing the moving image taken by the camera, an image capturing unit for capturing the moving image from the camera and storing the moving image into the... Agent: Fujitsu Limited
20110128381 - Quick pass exit/entrance installation and monitoring method: A quick pass exit/entrance installation and method is particularly adaptable for controlling and monitoring the exit and return of vehicles to and from a secured area. The identification of the driver and the vehicle is automatically determined and the exiting transaction is undertaken while the driver remains seated in the... Agent:
20110128382 - System and methods for gaming data analysis: A system for analyzing data generated by surveillance of a casino is provided. The system includes a plurality of cameras. Each camera is positioned with respect to a corresponding section of the casino and configured to digitally record a video segment upon detection of at least one defined trigger within... Agent:
20110128383 - Monitoring system: In a monitoring system, a plurality of monitoring devices for performing a sequence operation of sequentially switching images output from a plurality of cameras are connected. Each of the monitoring devices includes: an address information collection unit configured to collect address information of other cascaded monitoring devices when the sequence... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20110128386 - Interactive device and method for use: The interactive device comprises image capture means, at least one interaction space and means for producing an infrared light beam, comprising at least one light source emitting in the near-infrared range, directed towards the interaction space. The capture means comprise at least two infrared cameras covering said interaction space, and... Agent: Hilabs
20110128385 - Multi camera registration for high resolution target capture: A multi-camera arrangement for capturing a high resolution image of a target. A first camera may be for capturing a wide field of view low resolution image having a target. The target or a component of it may be border-boxed with a marking. The target may be a human being... Agent: Honeywell International Inc.
20110128384 - Systems and methods for receiving infrared data with a camera designed to detect images based on visible light: Systems and methods for receiving infrared data with a camera designed to detect images based on visible light are provided. A system can include a camera and image processing circuitry electrically coupled to the camera. The image processing circuitry can determine whether each image detected by the camera includes an... Agent: Apple Inc.
20110128387 - Systems and methods for maintaining multiple objects within a camera field-ofview: In one embodiment, a system and method for maintaining objects within a camera field of view include identifying constraints to be enforced, each constraint relating to an attribute of the viewed objects, identifying a priority rank for the constraints such that more important constraints have a higher priority that less... Agent:
20110128388 - Camera calibration system and coordinate data generation system and method thereof: A camera calibration system including a coordinate data generation device and a coordinate data recognition device is provided. The coordinate data generation device generates a plurality of map coordinate data corresponding to a plurality of real positions in a real scene. The coordinate data recognition device receives an image plane... Agent: Industrial Technology Research Institute
20110128391 - Data reproducing apparatus, content management method, program, and storage medium: A data reproducing apparatus comprises: a reproducing unit adapted to read out data from a plurality of recording media; a list generating unit adapted to generate a content list which describes storage location information in association with contents stored in the plurality of recording media; and a communication unit adapted... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110128389 - Electronic camera and server device: An electronic camera, which captures an image and transmits the image via wireless network to a server, comprises a transmitting person information registration means that registers transmitting person information entered by a user, and a transmission inhibit means that inhibits image transmission to the server if transmitting person information is... Agent: Nikon Corporation
20110128390 - Zero delay photographic synchronization system and method: A method of synchronizing a remote device to image acquisition by a camera body including detecting a voltage change of the camera body that occurs prior to shutter opening. The detected voltage change is used to determine a time to synchronize the remote device to image acquisition via wireless communication.... Agent: Lab Partners Associates, Inc.
20110128392 - Image capturing apparatus, image capturing method and image capturing program: Disclosed herein is an image capturing apparatus including, an optical zoom lens, an actuator for driving said optical zoom lens, an imaging device, a jiggling detection section, an optical jiggling correction section, an electronic jiggling correction section, and an optical zoom magnification change rate modulation section.... Agent: Sony Corporation
20110128393 - Digital imaging: An apparatus, method and computer program, in which there is provided an apparatus with a body, which apparatus has a set of camera modules mounted on the body, each camera module configured to take images with a first field of view and an adjustment mechanism configured to move the camera... Agent: Nokia Corporation
20110128397 - Apparatus and method of capturing jump image: A method of capturing an image of a subject jumping performed by an apparatus for processing digital images with a first and a second display is disclosed. The method includes displaying a notification for the subject to jump on the second display unit; and capturing the image of the subject... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20110128403 - Digital camera device providing improved methodology for rapidly taking successive pictures: An in-camera two-stage compression implementation is described that reduces the latency between snapshots to a fraction of that otherwise required by other systems that either process complete compression following each snapshot or that incorporate heavy, bulky, and expensive RAM hardware capable of maintaining several raw luminosity records (unprocessed file containing... Agent: Lightsurf Technologies, Inc.
20110128401 - Digital photographing apparatus and method of controlling the same: A digital photographing apparatus and a method of controlling the same. The digital photographing apparatus includes: a first display unit disposed on a rear surface of the digital photographing apparatus; a second display unit disposed on a front surface of the digital photographing apparatus; and a digital signal processing unit... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20110128402 - Image pickup apparatus, flash apparatus usable with image pickup apparatus, and control method of image pickup apparatus: An image pickup apparatus includes a main body having an image sensor, a flash apparatus having a flash unit installed to the main body to selectively protrude from the main body and to rotate in the protrusion, and a controller to determine whether to protrude the flash unit by determining... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd
20110128398 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and computer program: In the case of executing image processing on a multivalued image obtained by picking up an image of an imaging object with a camera, the invention calculates a predetermined projective transformation parameter for projectively transforming a multivalued image before image processing, calculates a projected area obtained by projectively transforming an... Agent: Keyence Corporation
20110128404 - Imaging apparatus, image processing program, image processing apparatus, and image processing method: Image processing capable of improving bright and dark part gradation is performed while maintaining apparent contrast by providing an imaging unit generating image data, a selecting unit selecting either a first mode not performing a correction on a dark part gradation of the image data or a second mode performing... Agent: Nikon Corporation
20110128394 - Method and system for generating a high resolution image: A method for generating an image is provided. The method includes estimating a high resolution image from a plurality of low resolution images and downsampling the estimated high resolution image to obtain estimates of a plurality of low resolution images. The method also includes generating a desired high resolution image... Agent: Indian Institute Of Technology Madras
20110128399 - Method of manufacturing bonded substrate, bonded substrate, method of manufacturing solid-state imaging apparatus, solid-state imaging apparatus, and camera: Disclosed herein is a method of manufacturing a bonded substrate, including the steps of: forming a first bonding layer on a surface on one side of a semiconductor substrate; forming a second bonding layer on a surface on one side of a support substrate; adhering the first bonding layer and... Agent: Sony Corporation
20110128395 - Mobile terminal and method of controlling the operation of the mobile terminal: A mobile terminal and a method of controlling the operation of the mobile terminal are provided. The method includes setting a first image as a reference image; if an image comparison mode is selected, operating a camera in a close-up photography mode; displaying a preview image currently being provided by... Agent: Lg Electronics Inc.
20110128405 - Optical element, image sensor including the optical element, and image pickup apparatus including the image sensor: An optical element includes a plurality of optical filters having different characteristics. The element includes a first optical filter including a first metal structure group including first metal structures periodically arranged in an in-plane direction of a substrate surface and a second optical filter including a second metal structure group... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110128396 - Position detection apparatus, image taking apparatus and position detection method: Disclosed herein is a position detection apparatus including: a signal line along which a bit array including a plurality of bits used for expressing information on one of absolute positions in a direction determined in advance is created repeatedly in the direction determined in advance; and an information reading-out section... Agent: Sony Corporation
20110128400 - Solid state imaging device and electronic apparatus: Provided is a solid state imaging device including: a pixel portion where pixel sharing units are disposed in an array shape and where another one pixel transistor group excluding transfer transistors is shared by a plurality of photoelectric conversion portions; transfer wiring lines which are connected to the transfer gate... Agent: Sony Corporation
20110128406 - Image pickup apparatus capable of correcting image quality degradation due to optical member, method of controlling image pickup apparatus, and nonvolatile storage medium: An image pickup apparatus capable of forming a corrected image which does not give a feeling of wrongness to a user. In the apparatus, an image pickup element photoelectrically converts an optical image to output the same as image data. A target correction value is calculated for correcting image quality... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110128407 - Systems and methods for image restoration: Systems and methods are provided for focus recovery of multi-channel images. Control circuitry of an imaging system can restore an image by removing image blurring introduced by the lens, sensor noise introduced by the sensor, and a signal offset between multiple channels of the image. In some embodiments, the control... Agent: Aptina Imaging Corporation
20110128408 - Imaging apparatus: An imaging apparatus, including an optical system forming an image of an optical image of an object; an imaging element imaging the optical image and producing image data at a frame frequency Ffs out of a frame frequency Ffr of NTSC system; a frame memory storing the image data; and... Agent:
20110128409 - Information input apparatus and method: An electronic camera is capable of recording image, voice, text, line-drawn information and the like. A release switch in the electronic camera is operated to photograph a subject image. When recording voice with the electronic camera, shutter sound effects are not output with the recorded voice. Further, the photographic operation... Agent: Nikon Corporation
20110128412 - Actively addressable aperture light field camera: An actively addressable aperture disposed ahead of the rear surface of a camera lens allows the camera to capture a full-resolution, five-dimensional (5D) light field that describes every possible view from every possible angle of the scene being imaged. Shifting the aperture over the entire aperture plane and acquiring an... Agent:
20110128410 - Apparatus for and method of taking image of mobile terminal: A method of and an apparatus for taking an image of a mobile terminal. A shooting direction of the mobile terminal is recognized. When the recognized shooting direction is not a reference direction and an image is taken, a direction of an image stored in a storage unit is matched... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20110128411 - Image capturing apparatus and image capturing method: There is provided an image capturing device including a compression unit for lossless-compressing a video signal outputted from an imaging element, a storage unit for accumulating the video signal that is compressed, a decompression unit for decompressing the video signal that is compressed and accumulated in the storage unit, and... Agent:
20110128414 - Method and apparatus for automatically capturing and managing images: According to one embodiment of the invention, a camera determines whether to acquire an image (e.g., automatically), determines whether to store the acquired image, and determines how to store the acquired image.... Agent: Walker Digital, LLC
20110128413 - Object image cropping method, object image cropping system and digital image device: An image cropping method adapted to a digital image device with a first shooting parameter set to take a digital image of an object with a predetermined image size is provided. The method comprises performing an object detection to obtain a first object image size of the object. Then, according... Agent: Htc Corporation
20110128415 - Image processing device and image-shooting device: The image processing device comprises a background/subject identification portion which identifies respectively, for each of a plurality of burst-shot images shot successively over time, a background area which is an area representing a background, and a subject area which is an area representing a subject; a background image generation portion... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.
20110128417 - Image pick-up apparatus and image pick-up method: An apparatus includes a processing portion having a first mode in which one piece of pixel information is output per m-square light receiving portion(s) among light receiving portions in a first region and a second mode in which one piece of pixel information is output per light receiving portions as... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.
20110128416 - Zoom lens and image pickup apparatus equipped with same: A zoom lens includes, in order from the object side, an object side lens group having a negative refracting power at the wide angle end and including at least one negative lens unit, and an image side lens group having a positive refracting power at the wide angle end and... Agent:
20110128418 - Zoom lens system, imaging device and camera: A zoom lens system, in order from an object side to an image side, comprising a first lens unit having negative optical power, a second lens unit having positive optical power, a third lens unit having positive optical power, and a fourth lens unit having positive optical power, wherein in... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20110128421 - Image capturing apparatus and image processing method: An image capturing apparatus includes an image obtaining unit adapted to obtain a captured image of an object captured by an imaging optical system, a parameter value setting unit adapted to set a value of a parameter indicating a factor determining optical characteristics of the imaging optical system, an optical... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110128422 - Image capturing apparatus and image processing method: An image capturing apparatus calculates the frequency component of each pixel of a captured image and divides the pixels into pixels in a recovery region, whose frequency components are equal to or more than a predetermined threshold, and other pixels in a non-recovery region. A recovery unit performs recovery processing... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110128420 - Method and system for repeated fixed pattern noise correction: Repeated Fixed Pattern Noise (FPN) in solid state image sensors for a digitally encoded image captured with a sensor is corrected by exploits the periodicity of FPN pattern. In this way FPN is compensated by using a repeating pattern that is associated with repeating blocks of layout.... Agent: Stmicroelectronics (research & Development) Limited
20110128419 - Method and system for x-droop correction in solid state image sensor: A method and system is for limiting the x-droop effect in the digital image captured with solid state image sensors with a correction mechanism which instead of using only correction values from the same column to which the correction is applied, also takes the neighboring pixels into account to provide... Agent: Stmicroelectronics (research & Development) Limited
20110128423 - Image sensor and method of manufacturing the same: An image sensor includes a plurality of color sensors, a plurality of depth sensors, a near-infrared cut filter, a color filter, a pass filter and a rejection filter. The color sensors and depth sensors are formed on a substrate. The near-infrared cut filter and the color filter are formed on... Agent:
20110128424 - Solid-state imaging apparatus: A solid-state imaging apparatus which performs a global exposure operation, in a determined imaging region, for performing exposure as matching respective start times and respective end times of all rows, comprises: plural unit pixels arranged in two-dimensional matrix and each comprising a photoelectric converting unit for generating a pixel signal... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110128425 - Cmos image sensor with selectable hard-wired binning: A CMOS image sensor allows for selectively outputting one of two vertical resolutions, e.g. 1080 to 720 lines. The scan conversion is implemented completely on the image sensor chip by using smaller sub-pixel cores, which can be electrically combined via switch transistors. A basic circuit of the CMOS image sensor... Agent: Thomson Licensing
20110128426 - Solid-state imaging apparatus: A solid-state imaging apparatus according to an embodiment includes pixels, horizontal control lines, vertical signal lines, a vertical scan circuit and a signal processing circuit; the horizontal control lines selecting the pixels in the row direction, the vertical signal lines having n lines (n is integer of 2 or larger)... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
20110128427 - Focus apparatus of image measuring system: A focus apparatus comprises a first illuminator for emitting light onto an object, an optical apparatus, an image capture apparatus for receiving an image of the object through the optical apparatus, and converting the image into electronic signals, a spectroscope, a coaxial light apparatus and a patterned light apparatus. The... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.
20110128428 - Sensor device, method of driving sensor element, display device with input function, electronic unit and radiation image pickup device: A sensor device includes sensor elements two-dimensionally arranged and a sensor driving section driving the sensor elements. Each of the sensor elements includes a photoelectric conversion element generating electric charge according to an amount of received light, a charge storage section connected to one end of the photoelectric conversion element... Agent: Sony Corporation
20110128430 - Image sensors having multiple photoelectric conversion devices therein: Image sensors include a second photoelectric conversion device disposed in a lower portion of a substrate and a first photoelectric conversion device extending between the secondary photoelectric conversion device and a light receiving surface of the substrate. Electrical isolation between the first and second photoelectric conversion devices is provided by... Agent:
20110128429 - Solid-state imaging device, method of manufacturing the same, image capturing apparatus, semiconductor device, and method of manufacturing the same: A solid state imaging device including a semiconductor substrate; at least one light sensing portion with a charge accumulating portion in the semiconductor substrate; and a dielectric layer over an induced layer of the semiconductor substrate adjacent to the charge accumulation portion, the induced layer being induced by the dielectric... Agent: Sony Corporation
20110128431 - Digital photographing apparatus and control method thereof, and computer-readable medium: A method for controlling a digital photographing apparatus, which includes first and second display units, includes the operations of mapping at least one function to the second display unit, and performing the at least one function in response to a gesture input. The method may further include the operation of... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20110128432 - Imaging device, imaging method, and imaging program: An imaging device is provided for generating image data on the basis of light received by an imaging element. The imaging device includes a display unit which displays an image, a focus unit which detects a focus deviation, and a display controller which causes the display unit to display a... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20110128433 - Imaging device, imaging method and imaging program: An imaging device produces images on the basis of signals, transmitted from an imaging element. The device includes a display controller which selectively carries out either a first or a second display process, based on a user's selection. The first display process includes obtaining a first portion of the signals... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20110128434 - Lens drive device, image-capturing device, and electronic apparatus: An image-capturing device includes a detector which detects that a resistance value of an actuator, made of shape memory alloy, is maintained within a predetermined range. The image-capturing device moves a lens step by step from a place corresponding to a first field in order to obtain image data from... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20110128435 - Image processing apparatus and image processing method: An image processing apparatus includes a distribution detection unit configured to detect whether a luminance distribution on the screen changes to a hill-shaped form, based on a result of adding photometric values of each of divided photometry areas by rows and by columns, a difference calculation unit configured to calculate... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110128436 - Imaging apparatus: An imaging apparatus includes a semiconductor light-emitting device functioning as a strobe light having a current limitation unit for limiting current to flow to the semiconductor light-emitting device. The current limitation unit limits current to flow to the semiconductor light-emitting device under a predetermined condition for increasing a current consumption... Agent:
20110128438 - Color signal converting apparatus, video displaying apparatus, color signal converting method, video displaying method and image data: The first color gamut conversion unit 102 limits, in a visually natural manner, an output signal to a signal within a range of the DCI color gamut through well-known color gamut conversion processing when there is a color region exceeding the DCI color gamut, the output signal being obtained through... Agent:
20110128437 - Image signal processing apparatus for detaching a plurality of modules and control method thereof: Provided are an image signal processing apparatus and a controlling method thereof. The image signal processing apparatus includes a signal decoder, an image signal processor, a display, a controller, a memory, and a power interface. The signal decoder decodes input signals, and the image signal processor processes signals decoded by... Agent:
20110128441 - Digital image processing: First image data at a lower sampling frequency is up-sampled in a sampling ratio N:M to a higher sampling frequency in an up-sampling filter; and, second image data at the said higher sampling frequency is down-sampled in a sampling ratio M:N to the said lower sampling frequency in a down-sampling... Agent: Snell Limited
20110128440 - Image processing apparatus and method of controlling the same: The frame rate of a pause frame of a moving image is detected. The number of frame images of the moving image to be used in a process of increasing the resolution of a low-resolution image is determined such that a larger number of frame images is set for a... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110128439 - Video processing method capable of performing predetermined data processing operation upon output of frame rate conversion with reduced storage device bandwidth usage and related video processing apparatus thereof: An exemplary video processing method for processing a plurality of input frames includes storing the input frames successively, performing a frame rate conversion upon the successively stored input frames by utilizing a frame rate conversion circuit, and performing a predetermined data processing operation upon an output of the frame rate... Agent:
20110128443 - Data tunneling via closed captioning: An example apparatus that processes DTVCC data has a demultiplexer that extracts DTVCC data packets from an DTV signal. A parser receives the DTVCC data packets and parses the data packets by: passing normal DTVCC data to a CC decoder; detecting ancillary data in the DTVCC data packets; and separating... Agent:
20110128442 - Delivery of captions, content advisory and other data through digital interface: In certain implementations, closed captioning data can be packaged in IP packets and transmitted over an HDMI interface to permit closed captioning data to be rendered at a television set or other HDMI sink closer to the TV set rather than at a source so as to more closely match... Agent:
20110128444 - Method and device for generating and detecting fingerprints for synchronizing audio and video: an audio signal and of a segment of a second signal e.g. a video signal at each synchronisation time point. The generated fingerprint pair(s) are stored in a database (203) and communicated or distributed to a synchronisation device (303). During synchronisation, fingerprint(s) of the audio signal and fingerprint(s) of the... Agent: Gracenote, Inc.
20110128445 - Method and apparatus for providing signatures of audio/video signals and for making use thereof: A method and apparatus are disclosed for providing a video signature representative of a content of a video signal. A method and apparatus are further disclosed for providing an audio signature representative of a content of an audio signal. A method and apparatus for detecting lip sync are further disclosed... Agent: Miranda Technologies Inc.
20110128446 - Car audio/video terminal system having user interface linkable with portable device and method for linking the same: The present invention features a car audio/video (AV) terminal system having a user interface that is linkable with a portable device and a method for linking the same, where the system can implement the same user interface of a portable device, including the external appearance, in a car AV terminal.... Agent: Hyundai Motor Company
20110128447 - Method and apparatus for automatic reduction of noise in signals transmitted over conductors: A method and apparatus for automatic reduction of noise in video signals transmitted over conductors is presented. The present invention provides an adjustable amount of noise filtering matched to the amount of gain provided by an adjustable gain amplifier to a received video signal. One or more stages of a... Agent:
20110128448 - Temporal fallback for high frame rate picture rate conversion: An apparatus to provide a fall-back procedure for a PRC imaging device is described. The apparatus includes a PRC controller, a system resource monitor, and a PRC setting calculator. The PRC controller outputs a stream of images at an adjustable temporal rate. The adjustable temporal rate is constrained within a... Agent:
20110128449 - Image signal processing apparatus, image signal processing method, image display apparatus, television receiver, and electronic device (amended: An image signal processing apparatus includes: a basic movement level finding section for detecting a movement level of a video image; a timing controller for dividing one frame period into a plurality of periods containing a sub-frame A period and a sub-frame B period; a sub-frame A image signal generating... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
20110128450 - Illumination device and liquid crystal display device: The present invention provides an illumination device including a plurality of light guides. The illumination device of the present invention can realize improved luminance uniformity. The illumination device of the present invention is a backlight (illumination device) (20) that includes: a plurality of combinations of a light source and a... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
20110128451 - Apparatus and method for controlling the operation of an electronic device: There is presently provided a method and an apparatus for control of an electronic device. An exemplary method comprises sending a command signal to an electronic device from a remote control and in response receiving information relating to the command from the electronic device. The exemplary method further comprises displaying... Agent: Shenzhen Tcl New Technology Ltd.
20110128452 - Bi-directional broadcasting system for a small space: The present invention relates to a bi-directional broadcasting system for a small space. More particularly, multiple users enjoy the optimum surround sound and pursue the best convenience simultaneously by wirelessly connected an external receiver, multiple headphones, and external speakers which can be installed and composed variously, while watching a video... Agent:
20110128453 - Car theater system using rear projection: The present invention features a car theater system using rear projection that extends projection distance through a reflection mirror, and may not restrict movement of passengers, and may not block an image projected toward a screen. According to preferred embodiments, the car theater system of the present invention comprises a... Agent: Kia Motors Corporation
20110128454 - Projector and method for controlling the same: A projector includes: an image modulation section that modulates light emitted from a light source in accordance with a video signal to form an optical image; a projection section that enlarges and projects the optical image; a drawing area setting section that sets a drawing area within an image modulation... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20110128455 - Active matrix substrate, liquid crystal panel, liquid crystal display device, liquid crystal display unit, television receiver: An active matrix substrate includes a data signal line (15x), a storage capacity wiring (18x), scan signal lines (16a, 16b), a transistor (12a) connected to the data signal line (15x) and the scan signal line (16a), a transistor (12b) connected to the storage capacity wiring (18x) and the scan signal... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki KaishaPrevious industry: Incremental printing of symbolic information
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