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20120300012 - moving picture communication system: A moving picture communication system 100 for connection to a communications network 22 comprising a telephone device 102 and a moving picture data processor 106. The telephone device 102 is configured to: make voice telephone calls, receive and/or transmit compressed moving picture data via the communications network 22, and input... Agent:
20120300011 - Optimizing room lighting based on image sensor feedback: A mechanism for efficiently and dynamically adjusting lighting conditions in a space through the use of existing video capture devices in the space or video capture devices on computing devices brought into the space is provided. Incident lighting levels, light composition, and similar aspects on the participants, displays, projectors, white... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120300013 - Method and equipment for realizing concurrency of voice and data: A method and apparatus for realizing concurrency of voice and data are disclosed, wherein the method includes: step A, a network side receiving a voice call request, and when detecting that a called mobile terminal of the voice call request is carrying out a data service connection, executing step B;... Agent: Zte Corporation
20120300014 - Local participant identification in a web conferencing system: An event computer receives video in which one or more local participants of a conferencing event are viewable. The event computer receives head detection information of the local participants and assigns contextual data to the head detection information for each of the local participants for which head detection information is... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120300015 - Two-way audio and video communication utilizing segment-based adaptive streaming techniques: A participation device in a multiparty conference call may act as a server device and/or a client device for two-way audio and video (AV) streaming. A server device may encode a requested AV stream into a set of different encoding profiles that may be dynamically determined based on the varying... Agent:
20120300017 - Distributed resource management for a plurality of local media gateways to provide video conferencing: Media gateways (MGs), grouped into a hierarchy, are operable to provide a multiparty conferencing among client devices. Gateway resources such as processors, Codecs and network interfaces are aggregated at each MG to establish distributed connection sessions based on resource management metrics such as minimizing total network. The distributed connection sessions... Agent:
20120300016 - Integrated media gateway processing and control to reduce latency for 2-way video conference applications: In a media gateway (MG) that enables communication with a plurality of client devices, at least a portion of video conferencing (VC) processing during a VC call between at least one of said plurality of client devices and at least one other VC client may be handled by the media... Agent:
20120300018 - Using distributed local qos optimization to achieve global qos optimization for video conferencing services: A media gateway (MG) that services a plurality of client devices, may be handled at least a portion of video conferencing (VC) processing during a VC call between at least one of said plurality of client devices and at least one other VC client. The portion of the VC processing... Agent:
20120300023 - Image photographing device and control method thereof: An image photographing device displays a preview panoramic image and data regarding moving velocity and direction of the image photographing device during panorama photographing in real time. The image photographing device includes a photographing unit to photograph a plurality of images, an image processing unit to convert the images photographed... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20120300021 - On-board camera system: An on-board camera system includes an imaging unit configured to capture an image around a vehicle, a wide-angle image generation unit configured to generate a wide-angle image of a desired size by performing reduction processing of the image obtained by the imaging unit, a standard image generation unit configured to... Agent: Honda Elesys Co., Ltd.
20120300019 - Orientation-based generation of panoramic fields: A field sensor may be capable of generating a panoramic field, e.g., by instructing the user to capture a sequence of fields of the panorama, performing a field evaluation to identify one or more landmarks depicted in overlapping areas of two contiguous fields, performing a field registration therebetween, and stitching... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120300020 - Real-time self-localization from panoramic images: Real-time localization is performed using at least a portion of a panoramic image captured by a camera on a mobile device. A panoramic cylindrical map is generated using images captured by the camera, e.g., as the camera rotates. Extracted features from the panoramic cylindrical map are compared to features from... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20120300022 - Sound detection apparatus and control method thereof: A specific sound is detected from sounds input by a sound input unit, using thresholds for detecting sounds. Images captured by an image capturing unit are recorded. A difference between a recorded image and a current image is calculated, and a location of a moving object is detected from the... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120300024 - Imaging system: A three-dimensional imaging system to reduce detected ambient light comprises a wavelength stabilized laser diode to project imaging light onto a scene, an optical bandpass filter, and a camera to receive imaging light reflected from the scene and through the optical bandpass filter, the camera configured to use the received... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120300025 - Method and apparatus for optimal motion reproduction in stereoscopic digital cinema: A method and apparatus are described including determining an inter-frame object displacement for each object in a left eye image frame pair, determining an inter-frame object displacement for each object in a right eye image frame pair, determining a convergence shifting field between each object in the left eye image... Agent: Thomson Licensing
20120300031 - Apparatus and method for processing video content: Systems and low bandwidth methods to encode and broadcast a video multiplex that allows a receiving device, e.g., a set-top box, to select and decode half resolution split screen stereo video, full resolution two-dimensional video and full resolution stereo video is provided. The systems and methods provide for receiving a... Agent:
20120300026 - Audio-video signal processing: A method for processing audio/video signals. The method includes determining if the video signals are in two dimensional or three dimensional format. If the video signals are in two dimensional format, the method includes providing a first delay to be applied to the audio signals. If the video signals are... Agent:
20120300030 - Digital video signal, a method for encoding of a digital video signal and a digital video signal encoder: One object of the invention is a digital video signal comprising a sequence of frames, wherein each video frame in the sequence differs with respect to the previous frame in the sequence by a number of pixels which is not higher than a predetermined pixels maximum threshold amount. Another object... Agent: Advanced Digital Broadcast S.a.
20120300028 - Image display device: An image display device which includes a parallax adjustment unit, a display unit, a parallax detector, and a maximum parallax detector. The parallax adjustment unit is configured to obtain a right-eye image signal and a left-eye image signal. The parallax adjustment unit is configured to adjust a parallax between the... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20120300027 - Stereoscopic image display device: The present invention discloses a stereoscopic image display device includes a 3D output processing unit, a format matching judging unit and a time out unit. The 3D output processing unit receives a selection of a 3D (3-Dimensional) mode as an output format, and changes an output mode to the 3D... Agent: Funai Electric Co., Ltd.
20120300029 - Video processing device, transmission device, stereoscopic video viewing system, video processing method, video processing program and integrated circuit: A video processing device 21 receives a data broadcast and video data for 3D display, the video data having a display position and depth set according to objects therein displayed in 3D, and object information indicating the display position and depth for data broadcast images when displayed in 3D. A... Agent:
20120300033 - 3d image shooting apparatus and endoscope: An exemplary 3D image shooting apparatus comprises: a polarized light source; an image capturing section that sequentially captures an image of the object that is being illuminated with each of plane polarized light rays, and an image processor. The image capturing section includes: a lens; an image sensor; and an... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20120300032 - Endoscope: An endoscope includes a treatment tool, a right eye image capturing unit, and a left eye image capturing unit. The right eye image capturing unit and the left eye image capturing unit capture images which are to be displayed as a stereoscopic image of an image capturing target. The maximum... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120300035 - Electronic camera: An electronic camera includes an imager. An imager captures a scene through an optical system. A distance adjuster adjusts an object distance to a designated distance. A depth adjuster adjusts a depth of field to a predetermined depth, corresponding to completion of an adjustment of the distance adjuster. An acceptor... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.
20120300034 - Interactive user interface for stereoscopic effect adjustment: Present embodiments contemplate systems, apparatus, and methods to determine a user's preference for depicting a stereoscopic effect. Particularly, certain of the embodiments contemplate receiving user input while displaying a stereoscopic video sequence. The user's preferences may be determined based upon the input. These preferences may then be applied to future... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20120300036 - Optimizing stereo video display: System and method for video processing. First video levels for pixels for a left image of a stereo image pair are received from a GPU. Gamma corrected video levels (g-levels) are generated via a gamma look-up table (LUT) based on the first video levels. Outputs of the gamma LUT are... Agent:
20120300037 - Three-dimensional imaging system using a single lens system: The passive imaging system of the present application includes first and second input polarizers on the light receiving side of a light receiving lens. A first half of the split polarizer performs vertical polarization of incoming light while the second half of the split polarizer performs horizontal polarization of the... Agent: Battelle Memorial Institute
20120300039 - Apparatus and method for three dimensional inspection of wafer saw marks: An apparatus (1) and a method for the three dimensional inspection of saw marks (2) on at least one surface (3) of a wafer (4) are disclosed. At least one camera (6) is required to capture an image of the entire surface (3) of the wafer (4). At least one... Agent: Kla-tencor Corporation
20120300038 - Photonic crystal type light modulator and 3d image acquisition apparatus employing the same: A photonic crystal type light modulator is provided. The photonic crystal type light modulator includes: a substrate; a first electrode disposed on the substrate; an active layer disposed on the first electrode, where an optical characteristic of the active layer changes according to application of an electric field; a second... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20120300041 - Image capturing device: An image capture device includes: a plurality of microlenses; an image capture element in which a plurality of element groups including a plurality of photoelectric conversion elements that receive light fluxes and that output image signals are arranged; a generation unit that extracts a plurality of region image signals respectively... Agent: Nikon Corporation
20120300040 - Imaging system: A three-dimensional imaging system to reduce detected ambient light comprises a wavelength stabilized laser diode to project imaging light onto a scene, an optical bandpass filter, and a camera to receive imaging light reflected from the scene and through the optical bandpass filter, the camera configured to use the received... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120300042 - Lens module and display apparatus having the same: A lens module includes a lens panel and a lens driving part. The lens panel includes a first substrate, a second substrate and a liquid crystal layer. The first substrate includes first electrodes and second electrodes alternately disposed thereon that partially overlap each other and are electrically insulated from each... Agent:
20120300043 - Stereoscopic image display device: The present invention discloses a stereoscopic image display device includes a first image processing chip, a second image processing chip and a format reception unit. The first image processing chip carries out image processing on a 3D image including a frame image in which an image for left eye and... Agent: Funai Electric Co., Ltd.
20120300044 - Systems and methods for alignment, calibration and rendering for an angular slice true-3d display: Systems and methods for calibrating a 3D display system. In one embodiment, a system includes a display screen, 2D image projectors that project 2D projection images onto the screen and a camera that captures calibration images of the screen. A computer generates the 2D projection images, which include calibration patterns,... Agent:
20120300046 - Method and system for directed light stereo display: A plurality of perception directions associated with a viewer may be determined in a video device, and display of video content via the video device may be controlled based on the determined plurality of perception directions. Controlling display of the video content may comprise adaptively and/or separately configuring display of... Agent:
20120300045 - Projection apparatus, decoder, and image processing method for the projection apparatus: A projection apparatus, decoder, and an image processing method for the projection apparatus are provided therein. The projection apparatus includes a projection module, a decoder, and an optical device. The projection module is used for alternately projecting first projected images and second projected images according to a three-dimensional video signal.... Agent: Optoma Corporation
20120300047 - System and method for synchronizing a 3d video projector: A system and method for improving stereoscopic images produced by a projecting device containing a single chip DMD, seen through an eye-switching device, such as a pair of liquid crystal (LC) shutter glasses. The system and method are used with a video projector used with a multiple-color, color switching device... Agent: Lightspeed Design, Inc.
20120300048 - Imaging device and method for video data transmission optimization: A device and method for the acquisition, processing and optimized transmission of video image data. The display output of an electronic viewing device is split by means of a beam-splitting element. A split portion of the image is detected by a detector and its output digitized. Regions of interest in... Agent: Isc8 Inc.
20120300051 - Imaging apparatus, and display method using the same: An imaging apparatus includes: a first imaging optical system that obtains a first photographic subject image; a second imaging optical system that is capable of obtaining a second photographic subject image which is more telephoto than the first photographic subject image obtained by the first imaging optical system; a first... Agent:
20120300050 - Method for characterizing the tone of the skin and integuments: A method and apparatus for characterizing the tone of the skin or integuments uses an apparatus capturing a digital image of a skin zone. The image is defined by a multiplicity of pixels (N) and transmitted to a digital image processing device for splitting the digital image into R, G... Agent: Lvmh Recherche
20120300049 - Method for determining age, and age-dependent selection of cosmetic products: A method for determining the skin age of consumers and a device suitable for implementing the method. The skin age is determined by capturing a predetermined skin area optoelectronically. The image data obtained during capturing the skin area are stored in an intermediate memory. Thereafter the color distribution and/or the... Agent: Courage + Khazaka Electronic Gmbh
20120300052 - Methods for performing biometric recognition of a human eye and corroboration of same: A method of biometric recognition is provided. Multiple images of the face or other non-iris image and iris of an individual are acquired. If the multiple images are determined to form an expected sequence of images, the face and iris images are associated together. A single camera preferably acquires both... Agent: Eyelock Inc.
20120300053 - Image acquisition device: Provided is a camera including a housing; an intermediate plate that divides the interior of the housing into first and second chambers; image acquisition elements disposed in the first chamber within the housing; a motor disposed in the second chamber within the housing; a pivot shaft that extends through the... Agent: Olympus Corporation
20120300055 - Integrated calibration sample bay for fluorescence readers: A stage assembly, an imaging system that uses the stage assembly, and methods for using the stage assembly in a high content screening system. The stage assembly includes a stage having a top surface and an opposing bottom surface and an opening extending between the top and bottom surfaces to... Agent: Cellomics, Inc.
20120300054 - Method of extracting contour lines of image data obtained by means of charged particle beam device, and contour line extraction device: The present invention is intended to provide a contour extraction method and a contour extraction device with an objective of either suppression of unnecessary contouring processings or selective contouring of necessary portions. To attain the objective, provided are a contour extraction method, and a device, with which contours of pattern... Agent: Hitachi High-technologies Corporation
20120300056 - Observation method and observation device: With respect to a charged particle beam device, the step size of focal point measure for executing autofocusing is optimized to a value that is optimal with respect to the spread of an approximation curve for a focal point measure distribution. The step size of focal point measure for executing... Agent: Hitachi High-technologies Corporation
20120300057 - Self-contained signal carrier for plumbing & methods of use thereof: A device is provided for remotely locating an obstruction in a plumbing system. The spring assembly may include (i) a connector having a sewer cable connection portion at a proximal end and a retaining collar portion at a distal end; (ii) a spring having a proximal end, a medial portion... Agent: Epl Solutions, Inc.
20120300058 - Control computer and method for regulating mechanical arm using the same: In a method for regulating a mechanical arm using a control computer. The method obtains a first position and a second position of a center of an image plane of an image capturing device on the mechanical arm by controlling movements of the mechanical arm, and calculates a movement vector... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.
20120300059 - Method to inspect components of a wind turbine: An unmanned aerial vehicle is guided to the component for the inspection. A certain predefined distance between the unmanned aerial vehicle and the component is chosen in a way that high resolution images of the component are gathered by the unmanned aerial vehicle. The images are gathered by an image... Agent:
20120300060 - Vision system for imaging and measuring rail deflection: Devices, systems, and methods for imaging and measuring deflections in structures such as railroad rail are disclosed. An example vision system comprises a high-speed, visible-light imaging camera and an evaluation unit configured for analyzing images from the camera to detect geometric variations in the structure. In analyzing structures such as... Agent: Board Of Regents Of The University Of Nebraska
20120300063 - Droop tester apparatus and method: The invention relates to a system for testing heart valve leaflets. The system includes a leaflet support assembly with a support post for receiving and supporting a leaflet to be tested, the post being disposed in a target region of the support assembly. The system also has a transmitter assembly... Agent: Medtronic, Inc.
20120300061 - Eye gaze to alter device behavior: Methods, devices, and computer programs for controlling behavior of an electronic device are presented. A method includes an operation for operating the electronic device in a first mode of operation, and an operation for tracking the gaze of a user interfacing with the electronic device. The electronic device is maintained... Agent: Sony Computer Entertainment Inc.
20120300062 - Methods and apparatus for estimation of motion and size of non-line-of-sight objects: In exemplary implementations of this invention, a time of flight camera (ToF camera) can estimate the location, motion and size of a hidden moving object, even though (a) the hidden object cannot be seen directly (or through mirrors) from the vantage point of the ToF camera (including the camera's illumination... Agent: Massachusetts Institute Of Technology
20120300064 - Systems and methods for overhead imaging and video: Examples of an imaging sensor include a two-dimensional staring sensor with spectral filter strips for multispectral overhead imaging. The sensor may also include a panchromatic sensor with block or strip filters. The sensor may be used to collect multispectral color image data at a sampling resolution from overhead imaging platforms... Agent: Skybox Imaging, Inc.
20120300065 - Optical device for measuring and identifying cylindrical surfaces by deflectometry applied to ballistic identification: Optical Device for Measuring and Identifying Cylindrical Surfaces by Means of Deflectometry, Applied for Ballistic Identification” describes an optical device that uses a configuration of the technique known as “deflectometry”, said device is built with a conical mirror for identifying and measuring fully or partly reflective cylindrical surfaces, and its... Agent: Photonita Ltda
20120300069 - Imaging apparatus and imaging method: Disclosed herein is an imaging apparatus including imaging means configured to photograph an image of a scene that is in a direction in which a user sees, outside world information acquisition means configured to acquire outside world information, and control means configured to control an operation of the imaging means... Agent: Sony Corporation
20120300067 - Method and apparatus for object/material detection: Methods and apparatus to compare the size of a target from the first sensor information with the size of the target from the second sensor information to determine whether an anomaly exists based upon the size comparison. In one embodiment, the size of the target from the first sensor information... Agent: Raytheon Company
20120300066 - Method and apparatus for transmitting user intention using captured image: A method and apparatus for transmitting a user's intention using a captured image, the method including: if a signal for selecting an article category is received from a terminal, capturing articles belonging to the article category and transmitting the captured image of the articles to the terminal; receiving from the... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20120300068 - Method and system for cooperative diversity visual cognition in wireless video sensor networks: A method and system for cooperative diversity visual cognition in a wireless sensor network is disclosed. The method and system are capable of solving distributed visual cognition tasks (for example, online simultaneous reconstruction of 3D models of a large area) by using multiple video streams and exploiting cooperative diversity video... Agent:
20120300070 - Aerial photograph image pickup method and aerial photograph image pickup apparatus: An aerial photographing image pickup method comprises a step of making a flying object fly meanderingly, a step of taking the image at each vertex where a direction is changed in the meandering flight, a step of extracting feature points from a common overlay portion of the images taken from... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Topcon
20120300071 - Integrated antenna system for imaging microsatellites: Examples of imaging microsatellites are described that have an imaging system and antenna system disposed within the microsatellite body when the microsatellite is in a non-deployed state. The properties of the antenna system can be adjusted such that the antenna system does not impact, contact, or displace the imaging system... Agent: Skybox Imaging, Inc.
20120300073 - Application server and method for finding parking space: An application server device and a method for finding parking space receives images of parking lots captured by cameras of the parking lot. The images are analyzed to obtain parking information of each of the parking lots. Location information of the parking lots, in which empty parking space exists, is... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.
20120300074 - Detection apparatus and detection method: A detection apparatus includes a control unit configured to switch an exposure time of an imaging device at a predetermined time, an image acquiring unit configured to acquire image data captured under different exposure times, and an object detecting unit configured to detect objects from the image data of the... Agent: Honda Elesys Co., Ltd. Of Ybp Hi-tech Center
20120300072 - Device and method for detection and prevention of motor vehicle accidents: A device and method for vehicle collision avoidance and mitigation employing a video camera providing a frontal view of a roadway to a video display. A plurality of generally trapezoidal windows formed in front of and rearward of an iconic vehicle are employed to ascertain objects in front of and... Agent:
20120300078 - Environment recognizing device for vehicle: There is provided an environment recognizing device for a vehicle capable of reducing false detections for an artificial object such as a utility pole, a guardrail and road paintings with smaller processing load, at the time of detecting a pedestrian by using a pattern matching method. The environment recognizing device... Agent: Hitachi, Ltd
20120300075 - Image display system, image processing apparatus, and image display method: An image display system is configured to display an image. An obtaining unit is configured to obtain a surrounding image indicating surroundings of a vehicle. A plurality of detecting units are disposed on the vehicle at different positions and configured to detect an object existing around the vehicle, respectively. If... Agent: Fujitsu Ten Limited
20120300076 - Vehicle periphery monitoring device: A vehicle periphery monitoring device is provided with a symmetrical image portion extraction unit (21) which extracts a first image portion (A1) and a second image portion (A2) which are line-symmetrical to each other in the horizontal direction; and expanded region setting unit (22) which sets a first expanded region... Agent: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.
20120300077 - Vehicle surroundings monitoring device: A vehicle surroundings monitoring device for clarifying the accuracy of detection results and providing notification so that a driver can intuitively ascertain the position in which an object exists, the vehicle surroundings monitoring device comprising: an object detection unit for detecting objects in the periphery of a vehicle; a vehicle... Agent: Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha
20120300079 - Object-oriented cable camera system: An object-oriented cable camera system that processes the sports ball's position and automatically follows the ball in play in lock step to the sports ball in the sporting arena. The invention is comprised of a cable camera, a computer control system controlling the position of the cable camera and the... Agent:
20120300081 - Surveillance system: Provided is a surveillance system including a plurality of network cameras; and at least one server connected to the network cameras via a communication network, wherein each of the network cameras captures and stores video data, extracts metadata, which is a basis of event data, from the video data, transmits... Agent: Samsung Techwin Co., Ltd.
20120300080 - System and method of semi-autonomous multimedia presentation creation, recording, display, network streaming, website addition, and playback.: The invention disclosed is a software and hardware system that allows complex multimedia presentations to be created, performed, recorded, streamed over a network, and automatically added to a website, without the need of human input other than that of the presenter. It is the first system to combine the following... Agent:
20120300082 - Automatic device alignment mechanism: An alignment suite includes first and second targeting devices and an optical coupler. The first targeting device is configured to perform a positional determination regarding a downrange target. The first targeting device includes an image processor. The second targeting device is configured to perform a targeting function relative to the... Agent: The Johns Hopkins University
20120300083 - Image pickup apparatus and method for controlling the same: An image pickup apparatus is provided which realizes an improvement in the accuracy of a subject tracking function of the image pickup apparatus during continuous shooting. This image pickup apparatus includes an image pickup unit configured to capture a plurality of auxiliary images during an interval between capturing of a... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120300084 - Source device for providing contents to sink device and communication method thereof: A source device that provides contents to a sink device and a communication method thereof are provided. The communication method of the source device includes: transmitting a communication signal including a High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP) signal to the sink device; determining a communication status with the sink device using... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20120300085 - Asymmetric link for streaming applications: Systems and methods of supporting video streaming operations may involve transmitting a pulse width modulated (PWM) control signal to an imaging device, wherein the imaging devices identifies control data based on a duty cycle of the control signal. The imaging device can configure a video stream based on the control... Agent:
20120300086 - Information processing apparatus, information processing method, program, and information processing system: There is provided an information processing apparatus including: an image pickup unit photographing a subject; a movement detecting unit detecting changes in movement of a subject photographed by the image pickup unit; a data generating unit generating first timing data relating to change timing at which the movement detecting unit... Agent:
20120300087 - System and method for receiving and publishing product interest: A system and method for receiving and publishing product interest data using social networking for marketing products to target audiences gathered at live events, theme parks, retail establishments where product sponsors provide kiosks for participants use.... Agent:
20120300088 - Electromagnetically driven device: This invention provides an electromagnetically driven device applicable to a lens driving device with an anti-shake function by a simple structure that enables the movable member to swing around an axis thereof. A flat spring for swinging connects to a stationary frame body provided with a permanent magnet set and... Agent: Micro Win Tech Inc.
20120300092 - Automatically optimizing capture of images of one or more subjects: Capturing and storing an optimized images of a subject are described herein. Images of the subject may be captured while in a live mode or burst mode. The photographer or user administering the photographs may wish to have an image with one or more optimized features. Within the plurality of... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120300090 - Fast face detection technique: A processor includes a face recognition block and a face detection block. The face detection block includes a scan block and control logic. The scan block may divide an image into a plurality of rectangles, determine whether at least some pixel values in each of the plurality of rectangles is... Agent:
20120300091 - Focusing and focus metrics for a plenoptic imaging system: Metrics for characterizing the focusing of a plenoptic imaging system. In one aspect, the metric is based on the high frequency content and/or the blurring of the plenoptic image.... Agent:
20120300089 - Image annotation on portable devices: A system for automated annotation of images and videos points a mobile device towards an object of interest, such as a building or landscape scenery, for the device to display an image of the scene with an annotation for the object. An annotation can include names, historical information, and links... Agent: Ecole Poly Technique Federale De Lausanne Epfl
20120300098 - Image coding method, image coding apparatus, and imaging system: The image coding method according to the present invention includes the following steps. At a histogram calculation step, a histogram of pixel values included in a block image is calculated. At a plane region detection step, a size of a plane region included in the block image is detected. At... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20120300094 - Image pickup apparatus that performs exposure control, method of controlling the image pickup apparatus, and storage medium: An image pickup apparatus capable of not only detecting whiteout or blackout but also effectively achieving exposure control. In the image pickup apparatus, an entire-screen brightness frequency distribution is detected based on a picked-up image signal. The image pickup apparatus calculates a first exposure control value from the entire-screen brightness... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120300095 - Imaging apparatus and imaging method: A super-resolution capability is enhanced when a distance to a principal object is set as a synthetic focal distance. The principal object is extracted from images imaged by a plurality of imaging units, and a super-resolution capability of the extracted principal object is calculated. An imaging parameter is adjusted according... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120300093 - Method for pointing a plurality of predetermined locations inside a structure and corresponding pointing system: According to the invention, the system (1), composed of a mobile unit (2) comprising a video camera (3), points automatically a plurality of predetermined locations inside a structure (T) by a successive implementation of a first images recognition process and a second images recognition process by means of said video... Agent: Airbus Operations Sas
20120300097 - Variable imaging arrangements and methods therefor: Various approaches to imaging involve selecting directional and spatial resolution. According to an example embodiment, images are computed using an imaging arrangement to facilitate selective directional and spatial aspects of the detection and processing of light data. Light passed through a main lens is directed to photosensors via a plurality... Agent: The Board Of Trustees Of The Leland Stanford Junior University
20120300096 - Zoom lens and image pickup apparatus using the same: r
20120300099 - Imaging device and control method for imaging device: An imaging device comprising an imaging section for repeatedly forming subject images at a set period, while performing a bulb exposure operation, and outputting image data; an adding processing section for performing adding processing of the image data and previously output image data; an added image storage section for sequentially... Agent:
20120300100 - Noise reduction processing apparatus, imaging apparatus, and noise reduction processing program: A noise reduction processing apparatus includes a timing signal detection unit that detects an operation timing signal indicating a timing when an operation unit is operated, an audio signal acquisition unit that acquires an audio signal, and on the basis of the operation timing signal, a noise reduction processing unit... Agent: Nikon Corporation
20120300101 - Defect pixel detection apparatus and method for detecting defect pixel: A defect pixel detection apparatus includes an image sensor which includes an effective pixel configured to have a photoelectric conversion element and an output unit configured to output a pixel signal generated by the photoelectric conversion element, a first reference pixel configured to have the same pixel configuration as the... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120300103 - Image detecting module and lens module: An image detecting module includes a socket, a circuit board, an image sensor, an elastic element, a filter and a holder. The socket comprises an inner circumference wall along a main axis for defining an inner space and a platform that extended from the inner circumference wall. Pluralities of mounting... Agent: Ability Enterprise Co., Ltd.
20120300102 - Photoelectric conversion apparatus and method of manufacturing photoelectric conversion apparatus: In a photoelectric conversion apparatus including a plurality of focus detection pixels, each focus detection pixel including a photoelectric conversion element, the photoelectric conversion element having a light receiving surface, and a plurality of wiring layers to read a signal supplied by the photoelectric conversion element, the photoelectric conversion apparatus... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120300105 - Exposing pixel groups in producing digital images: Second pixel signals from the first group of pixel are read out after resetting the first group of pixels. The second pixel signals are generated during a second exposure period. Third pixel signals from a second group of pixels of the pixel array are read out. The third pixel signals... Agent: Omnivision Technologies, Inc.
20120300104 - Image sensor and image capturing apparatus: An image sensor comprises a first imaging pixel and a second imaging pixel each of which detects an object image formed by a photographing optical system and generates a recording image. Each of the first imaging pixel and the second imaging pixel comprises a plurality of photoelectric conversion units segmented... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120300106 - Solid-state image pickup apparatus, and image pickup system using solid-state image pickup apparatus: A solid-state image pickup apparatus includes a photoelectric conversion unit, a charge storage unit, and a floating diffusion unit, all disposed on a semiconductor substrate. The solid-state image pickup apparatus further includes a first gate electrode disposed on the semiconductor substrate and extending between the photoelectric conversion unit and charge... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120300107 - Multi-purpose architecture for ccd image sensors: A charge-coupled device (CCD) image sensor includes multiple vertical charge-coupled device (VCCD) shift registers and independently-controllable gate electrodes disposed over the VCCD shift registers and arranged into physically separate and distinct sections that are non-continuous across the plurality of VCCD shift registers. The CCD image sensor can be configured to... Agent:
20120300108 - Multi-purpose architecture for ccd image sensors: A charge-coupled device (CCD) image sensor includes multiple vertical charge-coupled device (VCCD) shift registers and independently-controllable gate electrodes disposed over the VCCD shift registers and arranged into physically separate and distinct sections that are non-continuous across the plurality of VCCD shift registers. The CCD image sensor can be configured to... Agent:
20120300109 - Imaging device and control method for imaging device: An imaging device of the present invention comprises an imaging section, including an image sensor for imaging a subject, for generating image data based on output signals of the image sensor; a control section for casing repeated operation of the imaging section in accordance with a single release operation; an... Agent:
20120300110 - Imaging device and control method for imaging device: An imaging device comprises an imaging section for outputting image data every set time, in association with bulb exposure commencement; an adding processing section for generating an added image by adding images that were output after commencement of the bulb exposure; an image display section for displaying each generated added... Agent:
20120300111 - Voice coil motor and camera module having same: A voice coil motor includes an outer shell, a moveable frame, a coil of wire, a number of magnetic members and a first elastic member. The outer shell includes a number of sidewalls connected to each other end-to-end. The moveable frame is moveably received in the outer shell. The coil... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.
20120300112 - Image pickup apparatus having aberration correcting function and aberration correcting method for image pickup apparatus: An image pickup apparatus includes a lens apparatus attached to a camera apparatus detachably, and a camera apparatus separating a beam into color beams of three colors and displays an image synthesizing first, second and third image signals, wherein the lens apparatus includes a memory unit storing correcting data in... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120300113 - Zoom lens and image pickup apparatus equipped with zoom lens: A zoom lens includes, in order from an object side to an image side, a first lens unit of a negative refractive power, a second lens unit of a positive refractive power, and a third lens unit of a positive refractive power, each lens unit being moved during zooming, wherein... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120300114 - Imaging apparatus and distance measurement method: An imaging apparatus includes: an imaging unit; a focal range control unit configured to cause the imaging unit to capture a first image and a second image which have mutually different focal ranges, changing a focal position of the imaging unit; a reference image generation unit configured to generate, using... Agent:
20120300115 - Image sensing device: An image sensing device includes: a first image sensing portion that shoots a first image; a second image sensing portion that successively shoots a plurality of second images with focus positions different from each other; a distance information generation portion that generates, based on the second images, distance information on... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.
20120300116 - Image pickup apparatus and control method therefor: The image pickup apparatus includes a first detector detecting a first in-focus position by a phase difference detection method using paired image signals, a controller controlling position of a focus lens a basis of the first in-focus position to perform focusing, a second detector detecting a second in-focus position by... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120300117 - Adapter optical system and image pickup apparatus including the same: Provided is an adapter optical system attachable between an image pickup lens and a camera body, the adapter optical system including, in order from an object side: a first optical unit having negative refractive power; a second optical unit that is insertable in and removable from an optical path; and... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120300118 - Zoom lens and image pickup apparatus including the same: A zoom lens including, in order from object side: a positive first unit fixed for zooming; a negative second unit moving for zooming; a zoom unit including at least one unit moving for zooming; a stop; and a fixed unit. The first unit includes a negative first sub-unit not moving... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120300119 - Light amount adjustment device operable at high speed and with high resolution, and optical apparatus having the same: An optical apparatus having a light amount adjustment device capable of realizing a high-speed operation and a high-resolution operation. The light amount adjustment device includes a second motor that has a rotor provided with magnetized poles whose number is two times the number of magnetized poles provided in a rotor... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120300120 - Image module: An image module including a sensor, a filter, and a shading plate is provided. The filter is disposed on the sensor, and the shading plate is disposed between the sensor and the filter. The shading plate has two opposite surfaces and two adhesion layers disposed thereon separately, such that the... Agent: Altek Corporation
20120300121 - Tv wall system capable of displaying images according to a positioning signal: A TV wall system includes a video source and at least a row of display devices. The video source is used for providing a video signal. The at least one row of display devices is coupled to the video source. The at least one row of display devices includes a... Agent:
20120300122 - Adaptive super resolution for video enhancement: A method of operating a computer system to reconstruct a high-resolution frame from a set of low-resolution frames of a video sequence is described. The high-resolution frame may be displayed on a high-resolution display device such as a high-definition television (HDTV). Initial estimates and priors for each of a plurality... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120300123 - Processing image content for content motion or touch input: An example apparatus for rendering frames of an image is caused to measure a processing load of the apparatus, and as a function thereof, estimate a target point in time at which the apparatus may render the next frame. The apparatus is caused to identify a frame having an associated... Agent: Nokia Corporation
20120300125 - Shared memory multi video channel display apparatus and methods: A scaler positioning module may receive a video signal selected from among a plurality of video signals. The scaler positioning module may include scaler slots for arranging the signal path of the selected video signal through at least one scaler in the scaler positioning module. The scaler slots may enable... Agent:
20120300124 - Signal transmission apparatus, signal transmission method, signal reception apparatus, signal reception method, and signal transmission system: A signal transmission apparatus includes: a vertical rectangular region sampling-out control section that obtains vertical rectangular regions, repeatedly performs a process where pixel samples read out from each line of class images are mapped to each line of video data regions of sub-images, maps pixel samples to each line of... Agent:
20120300126 - Electronic apparatus and tv phone method: According to one embodiment, an electronic apparatus includes a first microphone, a first communication module, selecting module and a second communication module. The first microphone inputs first audio. The first communication module is configured to receive first video and second audio which is input by a second microphone from a... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
20120300127 - System for managing detection of advertisements in an electronic device, for example in a digital tv decoder: A method for displaying multimedia content on the screen of a multimedia terminal, the multimedia content being encoded by data included in a file stored on a server remote from the terminal in a format such that the entire file is required by an application supporting the format for generating... Agent: Sagemcom Broadband Sas
20120300128 - Systems and methods for mitigating visible envelope effects: Systems and methods in accordance with embodiments of the present invention are provided to compensate for the “envelope effect” that appears to an end user as a result of the sampling and digital processing of near-Nyquist frequency components of a video information signal. Embodiments of the present invention improve image... Agent: Broadcom Corporation
20120300129 - System and method for controlling audio/video data streams: An apparatus and method processes audio/video (AV) streams in an intelligent manner by determining whether at least one AV source and/or destination is coupled to an AV dongle that is coupled to a host-type device. An indication is provided to the host-type device to process an AV stream as if... Agent:
20120300130 - Image processing apparatus, signal processing method, and program: A signal converter 43 generates an NIT of the center segment of a One-Seg rebroadcasting including tuning information that is information on tuning to the center segment of the One-Seg rebroadcasting and multi-segment information indicating that the center segment is a segment of the multi-segment broadcasting. A multi-segment transmitter 44... Agent:
20120300131 - Display device and television receiver: In a display device, sufficient color reproducibility is maintained while the brightness is maintained at a high level. The liquid crystal display device 10 according to the present invention includes a liquid crystal panel 11 and a backlight unit 12. The panel 11 includes substrates 11a, 11b, a liquid crystal... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
20120300132 - System on chip, multi-media display system and power supply method thereof: The present invention discloses a system on chip (SOC), a multimedia playback system, and a power supply method thereof. The SOC comprises a normal block, a standby block, and a monitoring block.... Agent:
20120300133 - Active matrix substrate, liquid crystal panel, liquid crystal display device, television receiver: An active matrix substrate of the present invention includes: data signal lines; scanning signal lines (GLi); transistors connected with the data signal lines and the scanning signal lines (GLi); and retention capacitor lines (CSLi). One pixel region includes a plurality of pixel electrodes. A CS driver (46) for outputting a... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
20120300134 - Remote control operable stands for tv display: A rotary stand for TV screen or monitor, which require an adjustable angular position relative to its vertical axis, secured in a holder in a bearing column, mounted rotationally in a fixed mount, fitted with a controlled electric drive of the bearing column bi-directional rotation and a potentiometer for electric... Agent:
20120300135 - Lighting device, display device and television receiver: In a lighting device, it is controlled whether or not to exit light for every small area of a light guide member and good operability is obtained for installation of the light guide member. Uneven brightness is less likely to occur. A backlight unit 12 includes LEDs 17 as light... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
20120300137 - Lighting device, display device and television receiver: A lighting device of higher heat radiation performance is provided. A lighting device 21 includes: a light guide plate 31 having an end surface 33 as a light entrance surface; a base 40 having an attachment surface 41 that faces the end surface 33 of the light guide plate 31;... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
20120300138 - Lighting device, display device and television receiver: It is an object of the present invention to provide a lighting device including a plurality of light guide bodies in which brightness difference between light guide bodies is reduced. A backlight unit 12 according to the present invention includes a plurality of LEDs 17 as light sources and a... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
20120300136 - Lighting device, display device, and television receiver: Uneven brightness is less likely to occur in lighting devices. A lighting device includes a light source unit U, light guide blocks 31 to 35, a chassis 60, and positioning portions S. The light source unit U includes a plurality sets of light sources P arranged along a centerline Lc.... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
20120300139 - Planar lighting apparatus and liquid crystal display having the same: A planar lighting apparatus, liquid crystal display having the same and a television having the same are provided. The planar lighting apparatus includes a reflection sheet; a prism sheet which is spaced apart from the reflection sheet, and which includes a prism pattern on a surface of the prism sheet... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.11/22/2012 > 135 patent applications in 67 patent subcategories. recently filed with US Patent Office
20120293597 - Integrated teleconferencing system: A method provides supervision which includes providing a plurality of information channels for communicating information to the service provider and the user and integrating the information channels to provide access to supervisory functionality for supervising the information channels of the plurality of information channels by way of a single portal.... Agent:
20120293599 - Meeting room participant recogniser: An arrangement 100, 150, and corresponding method, which arrangement is configured to recognize a conference participant 101-103, 151-153 who is currently talking during a conference session The arrangement comprises an identifying unit 120, 170 including a biometric detector 121, 171 adapted to capture at least one biometric characteristic of the... Agent:
20120293598 - Video phone kiosk with attractor and proximity sensing: A Video Phone Kiosk system for providing audio and video phone calls, video mail, greeting cards, and custom, targeted, income generating advertising as well as establishing a platform for the deployment of additional pay and enhanced services that can be added to the video phone kiosk or customize with expanded... Agent: Mira Comunique, Inc.
20120293600 - Information mixer and system control for attention management: Systems and methods for controlling various aspects of ensemble experiences and system control for attention management are disclosed. In one embodiment, a method for providing attention management for a specific participant in an online ensemble event, may comprise: receiving live stream signals, including audio signals, from each of a plurality... Agent: Net Power And Light, Inc.
20120293601 - Method, apparatus and system for incorporating voice or video communication into a television or compatible audio capable visual display: Voice or video communication is incorporated into a television or compatible audio capable visual display by routing a television signal through a communication interface apparatus connected to a voice or video communication network and switching between a call and at least the audio portion of the television signal when a... Agent: Centurylink Intellectual Property LLC
20120293602 - Executive telepresence system: An executive telepresence system for use in audio and video conferencing uses a unified communications system in an enterprise network system. The executive telepresence system includes a control system that further comprises a user interface, a mixing system, and a dialing system. In addition, the executive telepresence system includes one... Agent: Clearone Communications, Inc.
20120293605 - Meeting management system including automated equipment setup: In an illustrative embodiment, a method comprises displaying at least one preset parameter associated with a conference type. The conference type is associated with preset resources. The method further comprises accepting information defining the conference type, receiving preset information from the at least one displayed preset parameter, automatically determining a... Agent: Crestron Electronics, Inc.
20120293603 - Method and device for processing multi-picture video image: The embodiments of the present invention provide a method and device relating to multi-picture video image processing, which solve the problem in related art of the deterioration of the vision experience of the conventioneer as the characteristics of each sub-picture can not be satisfied simultaneously. Said method includes: receiving the... Agent: Huawei Device Co., Ltd.
20120293604 - Videoconference arrangement: A television and camcorder combination include an acoustic echo canceller and a videoconference protocol stack in order to provide videoconferencing capabilities using only a television in combination with an attached camcorder. This abstract is not to be considered limiting, since other embodiments may deviate from the features described in this... Agent:
20120293606 - Techniques and system for automatic video conference camera feed selection based on room events: Techniques for automatically selecting a video camera feed based on room events in a video teleconference are described. An embodiment may receive video information from multiple cameras in a conference room. An event of interest may be detected from the video information. Events of interest may be detected, for example,... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120293611 - Digital photographing apparatus and method of controlling the same to increase continuous shooting speed for capturing panoramic photographs: A digital photographing apparatus and a method of controlling the same to increase continuous shooting speed for capturing panoramic photographs. A provided method includes when a plurality of images are captured from an image pickup device during a predetermined period of time to generate a panoramic image, capturing at least... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20120293610 - Intelligent image blending for panoramic photography: This disclosure pertains to devices, methods, and computer readable media for performing positional sensor-assisted panoramic photography techniques in handheld personal electronic devices. Generalized steps that may be used to carry out the panoramic photography techniques described herein include, but are not necessarily limited to: 1.) acquiring image data from the... Agent: Apple Inc.
20120293612 - Omnidirectional camera: An omnidirectional camera having a camera for acquiring a digital image, an image data processing device for compressing a signal output from the camera and an external memory is disclosed. In the omnidirectional camera, a writing changeover unit accumulates signals output from a signal processing unit in one of a... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Topcon
20120293607 - Panorama processing: This disclosure pertains to devices, methods, and computer readable media for performing panoramic photography processing techniques in handheld personal electronic devices. A few generalized steps may be used to carry out the panoramic photography processing techniques described herein: 1.) acquiring image data from the electronic device's image sensor's image stream;... Agent: Apple Inc.
20120293609 - Positional sensor-assisted motion filtering for panoramic photography: This disclosure pertains to devices, methods, and computer readable media for perforating positional sensor-assisted panoramic photography techniques in handheld personal electronic devices. Generalized steps that may be used to carry out the panoramic photography techniques described herein include, but are not necessarily limited to: 1.) acquiring image data from the... Agent: Apple Inc.
20120293608 - Positional sensor-assisted perspective correction for panoramic photography: This disclosure pertains to devices, methods, and computer readable media for performing positional sensor-assisted panoramic photography techniques in handheld personal electronic devices. Generalized steps that may be used to carry out the panoramic photography techniques described herein include, but are not necessarily limited to: 1.) acquiring image data from the... Agent: Apple Inc.
20120293613 - System and method for capturing and editing panoramic images: A method of self-healing panoramic images comprises uploading image data with associated raw metadata; formatting the image data such that the raw metadata is preserved while maintaining a small file size; intelligently selecting a portion of the raw data; and reprocessing the raw metadata such that the quality of the... Agent: Occipital, Inc.
20120293614 - Recording medium, playback device, integrated circuit: A base-view video stream and a dependent-view video stream are recorded on a BD-ROM. The base-view video stream includes picture data constituting a base view of a stereoscopic image. The dependent-view video stream includes offset metadata and picture data constituting a dependent view of the stereoscopic image. The offset metadata... Agent:
20120293616 - Apparatus and method for converting 2d content into 3d content, and computer-readable storage medium thereof: Provided are an appCaratus and a method for converting 2D contents into 3D contents, and a computer-readable medium thereof. The method of converting 2D contents into 3D contents through a content converting apparatus includes: determining a quality of 3D contents to be converted from 2D contents that are video contents... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20120293617 - Apparatus and method for converting 2d content into 3d content, and computer-readable storage medium thereof: Provided are an apparatus and a method for converting 2D contents into high quality 3D contents at a low cost, and a computer-readable medium thereof. The method of converting the 2D contents into the 3D contents through a content converting apparatus includes: selecting a key frame from among plural frames... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20120293620 - Filtering for image and video enhancement using asymmetric samples: Methods and devices for filtering lower quality images or sequences of images with higher quality images or sequences of images are described.... Agent: Dolby Laboratories Licensing Corporation
20120293619 - Generating a 3d video signal: The invention relates to a method for generating a three-dimensional (3D) video signal to enable simultaneous display of a 3D primary video signal and a secondary video signal on a 3D display, the 3D primary video signal comprising a base video signal and a subsidiary signal enabling 3D display, and... Agent: Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.v.
20120293618 - Image data transmission apparatus, image data transmission method and image data reception apparatus: An image data transmission apparatus includes a transmission section that transmits a stream using a prescribed container format which has a first video stream including first image data. In the apparatus, stream synchronization information for synchronizing the first video stream with a second video stream, which includes second image data... Agent: Sony Corporation
20120293615 - Real-time depth-aware image enhancement system: In accordance with at least some embodiments of the present disclosure, a process for enhancing a two-dimensional (2D) image is described. The process may include generating a depth map for the 2D image based on edges detected from the 2D image, wherein the depth map can be used to convert... Agent: Himax Technologies Limited
20120293622 - Stereoscopic video processing apparatus, method, and program: The invention relates to a stereoscopic video processing apparatus, method, and program that can reduce visual fatigue on watching a stereoscopic video. A scene change detecting unit (61) accumulates, in an internal buffer or the like, frames corresponding to a stereoscopic video for three seconds extracted from a stereoscopic video... Agent: Sony Corporation
20120293621 - Transmission device, transmission method, reception device, and reception method: [Solution] Advance information obtained from a transport stream is inserted at the transmission side with leeway of time T as to the switching timing between the first video stream and the second video stream. Based on this advance information, a shutter mode switching command is transmitted from a shutter control... Agent: Sony Corporation
20120293627 - 3d image interpolation device, 3d imaging apparatus, and 3d image interpolation method: A 3D image interpolation device performs frame interpolation on 3D video. The 3D image interpolation device includes: a range image interpolation unit that generates at least one interpolation range image to be interpolated between a first range image indicating a depth of a first image included in the 3D video... Agent:
20120293625 - 3d-camera and method for the three-dimensional monitoring of a monitoring area: A 3D-camera (10) is provided, having at least one image sensor (14a-b) and at least one illumination unit (100) which comprises a light source and which is configured for generating an irregular illumination pattern (20) in an illumination area (12) of the 3D-camera (10). The light source comprises a semiconductor... Agent: Sick Ag
20120293628 - Camera installation position evaluating method and system: A camera installation position evaluating system includes a processor, the processor executing a process including setting a virtual plane orthogonal to the optic axis of a camera mounted on a camera mounted object, generating virtually a camera image to be captured by the camera, with use of data about a... Agent: Fujitsu Limited
20120293629 - Iris scanning apparatus employing wide-angle camera, for identifying subject, and method thereof: Embodiments provide an iris scanning apparatus for identifying a subject, employing a wide-angle image collector, and a method thereof. A wide angle camera is employed in the iris scanning apparatus to allow a user to easily locate a small eye region of a subject without having to check back and... Agent: Iris Id
20120293623 - Method and system for inspecting small manufactured objects at a plurality of inspection stations and sorting the inspected objects: A method and system for inspecting small, manufactured objects at a plurality of inspection stations and sorting the inspected objects are provided. Coins, coin blanks, tablets or pills are fed from a centrifugal feeder and conveyed or transferred by a transfer subsystem. The objects are spaced at equal intervals during... Agent: Gii Acquisition, LLC Dba General Inspection, LLC
20120293624 - System and method of revising depth of a 3d image pair: A method of revising depth of a three-dimensional (3D) image is disclosed. The method comprises the following steps: firstly, at least one initial depth map associated with one image of the 3D image pair based on stereo matching technique is received, wherein the one image comprises a plurality of pixels,... Agent: National Taiwan University
20120293626 - Three-dimensional distance measurement system for reconstructing three-dimensional image using code line: Disclosed herein is a 3D distance measurement system. The 3D distance measurement system includes an image projection device for projecting a pattern image including one or more patterns on a target object, and an image acquisition device for acquiring a projected pattern image, analyzing the projected pattern image using the... Agent: In-g Co., Ltd.
20120293630 - Method and apparatus for multi-camera motion capture enhancement using proximity sensors: Apparatuses for image capture are disclosed that includes an image sensor; and one or more sensors configured to determine ranging information between the image sensor and a remote image sensor. Apparatuses for imaging are disclosed that includes a receiver configured to receive ranging information and captured images from a plurality... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20120293631 - Methods for implementing a behavior analysis of a rodent in an arena and methods for generating an image of the rodent: Example methods are disclosed for generating an image of a rodent in an arena that include generating two pictures of the rodent by two spaced apart cameras, whereas both cameras capture one or more of the rodent or the arena from above and generating a three-dimensional vertical profile of the... Agent:
20120293633 - Stereo camera: The present invention relates to a stereo camera which includes: a main camera which photographs a first image; a sub-camera which has camera parameters different from those of the main camera and photographs a second image; a distance information acquiring part which associates each pixel in the first and second... Agent:
20120293632 - Systems and methods for creating three-dimensional image media: The method for producing media content that reproduces a three-dimensional object as an image appearing three-dimensionally in association with a display device includes capturing a plurality of images of a three-dimensional object with a plurality of cameras positioned at different angles. At least three of the images are synchronized to... Agent:
20120293634 - Three-dimensional imaging device: This 3D image capture device includes an image capturing section 100 and a signal processing section 200. The image capturing section 100 includes a light-transmitting section 2 with first, second and third transmitting areas that have mutually different transmission wavelength ranges, a solid-state image sensor 1 that is arranged to... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20120293635 - Head pose estimation using rgbd camera: A three-dimensional pose of the head of a subject is determined based on depth data captured in multiple images. The multiple images of the head are captured, e.g., by an RGBD camera. A rotation matrix and translation vector of the pose of the head relative to a reference pose is... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20120293638 - Apparatus and method for providing 3d content: An apparatus and method for providing three-dimensional (3D) contents are provided. The 3D content providing method executed by a 3D content providing apparatus includes: acquiring first 3D contents and second 3D contents generated by two-dimensional (2D) to 3D conversion; transmitting product information of the first 3D contents and the second... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20120293636 - Automatic 3-dimensional z-axis settings: Methods and structures related to generation of and display of on screen graphics, such as content, closed captioning, channel number, and volume bar, with 3D video content are described. A computing device may determine a z-axis depth to utilize for display of on screen graphics 3D video content. A video... Agent: Comcast Cable Communications, LLC
20120293637 - Bufferless 3d on screen display: A system, method and computer program product provide 3D on screen display content derived from 2D image content utilizing the on screen display image buffer, as opposed to an on screen display 3D buffer, of a content receiver. The on screen display image buffer separates image data for one image... Agent: Echostar Technologies L.L.C.
20120293639 - System and method for controlling the display of a stereoscopic video stream: A system (1) for displaying a stereoscopic video stream includes a display device (3) for displaying the video stream in a stereoscopic or monoscopic mode. The system also includes stereoscopic glasses (2) for watching in stereoscopic mode the video stream displayed by the display device. The stereoscopic glasses (2) include... Agent: 3dswitch S.r.l.
20120293640 - Three-dimensional video display apparatus and method: According to one embodiment, a three-dimensional video display apparatus includes a display, a calculator and a generator. The display displays a plurality of images with different viewpoints by using a plurality of light beam control elements to control light beams from pixels. The calculator calculates a quality of view for... Agent:
20120293641 - Image pickup unit for endoscope: An image pickup unit includes a dioptric system that reflects a luminous flux of an optical image incident on an optical lens group and performs optical path conversion, an image sensor in a bare state that is joined to the dioptric system, and includes a light receiving element that forms... Agent: Olympus Medical Systems Corp.
20120293642 - Multi-biometric enrollment kiosk including biometric enrollment and verification, face recognition and fingerprint matching systems: A biometric and identity enrollment kiosk for collecting personal data includes a slidable main module and at least one modifiable section removably coupled to the main module. The main module includes a processor and one or more biometric sensing devices coupled to the processor. The one or more biometric sensing... Agent: Nextgenid, Inc.
20120293643 - Systems and methods for illuminating an iris with visible light for biometric acquisition: The present disclosure is directed towards methods and systems for acquiring biometric information of an individual. The apparatus may include a light source directing visible light towards an eye. The light source may direct the visible light at an angle of at least 30 degrees from a line of sight... Agent: Eyelock Inc.
20120293645 - Method and apparatus for acquiring digital microscope images: A method and apparatus for acquiring digital microscope images is disclosed, in which a plurality of magnified images of a specimen are captured for tiling together to provide an overall composite image of the specimen. In accordance with the described method, the specimen is moved relative to an imaging system... Agent: Source Bioscience PLC
20120293644 - Microscope system: A phase-contrast microscope system includes: an illumination optical system that illuminates a specimen with an illumination light from a light source; an imaging optical system that forms an image of the specimen from a light from the specimen; a first spatial modulation element that is disposed in a position of... Agent: Nikon Corporation
20120293646 - Method and system for multi-functional embedded sensors: A system and method for monitoring system including a embedded sensor coupled to an article, wherein the embedded sensor is a direct write embedded sensor using a high temperature light emitting material. A camera system detects illumination signals from the embedded sensors. A processing section processes the illumination signals and... Agent: General Electric Company
20120293647 - Method and system for multi-functional embedded sensors: A system and method for monitoring system including a three dimensional embedded sensor coupled to an article, wherein the three dimensional embedded sensor is a direct write embedded sensor using a high temperature light emitting material. A camera system detects illumination signals from the embedded sensors. A processing section processes... Agent: General Electric Company
20120293648 - Component mounting system, image recognition data preparation apparatus, and image recognition data preparation method: It is an objective to provide a component mounting system capable of enhancing work efficiency by diminishing work load stemming from preparation of image recognition data, an image recognition data preparation apparatus, and an image recognition data preparation method. A line camera structurally similar to a line camera used in... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20120293649 - Method and system for inspecting dosage forms having code imprints and sorting the inspected dosage forms: Method and system for inspecting dosage forms having code imprints and sorting the inspected dosage forms are provided. The method includes imaging a viewable first surface of each dosage form at a first vision station to obtain a first set of the images of the dosage forms including any code... Agent: Gii Acquisition, LLC Dba General Inspection, LLC
20120293651 - Distance measurement device and distance measurement method: A distance measurement device measures target distances to a measurement target by optically detecting the measurement target using a lens. The image formation relative quantity calculating part of the distance measurement device creates an image of the measurement target by causing light having a plurality of wavelengths from the measurement... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
20120293650 - Imaging system and image processing apparatus: An imaging system that acquires image data through imaging of an object, includes: an imaging unit having an imaging optical system that forms an image of an object, and an imaging device that captures the image of the object formed by the imaging optical system; a stain method estimation unit... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120293653 - Base station: A base station (10) for wireless communication with equipment on a mine operation (40). The base station (10) is moveable and comprises a wireless network interface (16) arranged to facilitate communications with a monitoring station (14) and with at least one item of mine equipment (12) so that at least... Agent: Technological Resources Pty Ltd.
20120293654 - Image transmission apparatus, image transmission method thereof, and storage medium: An image transmission apparatus configured to transmit a captured image captured by an imaging unit to a display apparatus via a network includes a detection unit configured to detect that an image capturing direction of the imaging unit reaches a reference direction, a limiting unit configured to limit display of... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120293652 - Led module with integrated thermal spreader: LED module with integrated thermal spreader. In an aspect, an LED module is provided that includes an LED light source, a driver connected to energize the LED light source, and a thermal spreader thermally coupled to at least one of the LED light source and the driver, the thermal spreader... Agent:
20120293655 - Vertical rod engaging latch lock: A door is secured to a frame with a vertical rod engaging lock operated by a handle. The handle is secured inside a latch lock with a housing attached to the door and a moving part movable inside the housing, both having an opening enabled to receive the handle in... Agent: Stanton Concepts, L.L.C.
20120293660 - Image processing device and image processing method: An image processing device configured to be installed in a vehicle includes an image acquirer, an image selector, a first luminance adjuster, a synthetic image generator, and an image provider. The image acquirer acquires camera images captured by cameras provided on the vehicle. The image selector selects one of the... Agent: Fujitsu Ten Limited
20120293658 - Imaging system for vehicle: A vehicular imaging system includes an imaging device that is part of an exterior rearview mirror assembly and having a field of view rearward and/or sideward of the vehicle. A control processes captured image data utilizing edge detection. Responsive at least in part to the processing, the control determines objects... Agent: Donnelly Corporation
20120293659 - Parameter determining device, parameter determining system, parameter determining method, and recording medium: A parameter determining device configured to be installed in a vehicle includes an image acquirer, a parameter identifier, a synthetic image generator, and a validity judger. The image acquirer acquires camera images captured by cameras provided on the vehicle. The parameter identifier identifies installation parameters of the cameras based on... Agent: Fujitsu Ten Limited
20120293657 - Road surface division mark recognition apparatus, and lane departure prevention apparatus: A road surface division mark recognition apparatus includes: a vehicle-mounted camera that takes an image of a road surface ahead of a vehicle; an image processing portion which has a plurality of image processing modes that correspond respectively to a plurality of kinds of road surface division marks, and which... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
20120293656 - Simplified device of a camera unit of a motor vehicle: The invention relates to a device (1) that is intended for a motor vehicle and that has a camera unit (10), which can be brought into an inactive position (A) and into an active position (B), and has a protective element (12), which can be guided into a closed position... Agent: Huf Hulsbeck & Furst Gmbh & Co. Kg
20120293661 - Optimizing video stream processing: An approach to reduce the processing power required to monitor check-out stations. A subset of check-out stations may be monitored at any given time, instead of monitoring all check-out stations at all times. The subset of check-out stations is determined dynamically according to, but not limited to, cashier records, input... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120293662 - Mobile electronic device and method for crime prevention: According to an aspect, a mobile electronic device includes a light-emitting unit and a control unit. The light-emitting unit emits light. The control unit performs control such that a predetermined operation is executed when a variation between first information and second information is greater than a threshold. The first information... Agent: Kyocera Corporation
20120293664 - Character recognition system and method for rail containers: A system and method, which enables precise identification of characters contained in vehicle license plates, container I.D, chassis I.D, aircraft serial number and other such identification markings. The system can process these identified characters and operate devices, such as access control operations, traffic systems and vehicle and container tracking and... Agent: Hi-tech Solutions Ltd.
20120293663 - Device for determining disappearing direction and method thereof, apparatus for video camera calibration and method thereof: A disappearing direction determination device and method, a video camera calibration apparatus and method, a video camera and a computer program product are provided. The device comprises: a moving target detecting unit for detecting in the video image a moving target area where a moving object locates; a feature point... Agent: Sony Corporation
20120293665 - Imaging device including target tracking function: An imaging device includes an imaging unit capturing an image of a subject, and tracks, through images captured in time series, an area in which a specific target appears. The device includes a parameter acquiring unit acquiring a photographic parameter from the imaging unit, a target area determining unit determining... Agent:
20120293666 - Multi-direction sfr measurement system: A multi-directional SFR measurement system includes a rotatable test fixture located within an enclosure. Mounted on the test fixture is a test key for holding a camera module under test, a collimating lens, and a target/light source panel that provides a visible target for imaging by the camera module. A... Agent: Flextronics Ap, LLC
20120293667 - Intrinsic feature-based pose measurement for imaging motion compensation: Systems and methods for generating motion corrected tomographic images are provided. A method includes obtaining first images of a region of interest (ROI) to be imaged and associated with a first time, where the first images are associated with different positions and orientations with respect to the ROI. The method... Agent: Ut-battelle, LLC
20120293668 - Image capturing device having electromagnetic wave signal transmitting and receiving functions: An image capturing device having electromagnetic wave signal transmitting and receiving functions is disclosed. The image capturing device has a circuit board, a lens module and a wireless radio frequency unit. The circuit board is electrically connected to the main board. The lens module has a housing. The housing has... Agent: Prodigid Limited
20120293669 - Systems and methods for overhead imaging and video: Examples of an imaging sensor include a two-dimensional staring sensor with spectral filter strips for multispectral overhead imaging. The sensor may also include a panchromatic sensor with block or strip filters. The sensor may be used to collect multispectral color image data at a sampling resolution from overhead imaging platforms... Agent: Skybox Imaging, Inc.
20120293670 - Fast measurement of alignment data of a camera system: Methods are disclosed for digital cameras to gain tilt information of an image sensor of the camera in order to achieve a fast correction for this tilt. By moving the lens of the camera to positions providing a maximum sharpness of at least three regions of interest (ROI) in the... Agent: Digital Imaging Systems Gmbh
20120293672 - Image pickup apparatus and image shake correction method: A system controller sets an optical correction ratio, which is a distribution ratio in which a shake angle detected by a gyro sensor is distributed to optical shake correction, in accordance with an optical zoom magnification and controls a prism driver to correct the shake angle multiplied by the optical... Agent: Jvc Kenwood Corporation
20120293671 - Image stabilization: A system to stabilize images of a digital camera adjusting to unintentional movements of the camera during capture of an image has been achieved. A gyroscopic sensor senses any movement of a camera by angular speed detection and via an electronic regulator at least two linear motors move an x-y... Agent: Digital Imaging Systems Gmbh
20120293674 - Image stabilization system and digital camera: An image stabilization system is provided that includes a rolling angle detector for detecting a rolling angle of a camera body; a rotational blur compensator that calculates a rotational blur from the rolling angle and carries out a rotational compensation by rotating an image sensor; a translational motion detector for... Agent: Pentax Ricoh Imaging Company, Ltd.
20120293673 - Image stabilizer and image capturing device having same: An image stabilizer includes a stationary frame with four sidewalls, a moveable frame including four side panels, magnets, a plurality of fine pattern coils, and a resilient plate holding the moveable frame in the stationary frame. Each sidewall includes a receiving hole, a support portion received in the receiving hole,... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.
20120293675 - Optical apparatus and camera system having a function of moving a focus lens in an optical axis direction to reduce focus shake generated in the optical axis direction: The optical apparatus includes an image pickup optical system including a focus lens, a controller controlling movement of the focus lens in an optical axis direction of the image pickup optical system, a shake detector detecting a shake amount of the optical apparatus in the optical axis direction, and a... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120293676 - Head-separated camera device: According to one embodiment, a head-separated camera device includes an imaging unit, a control unit configured to control the imaging unit and a connection unit configured to connect the imaging unit and the control unit. The imaging unit includes a sensor configured to capture an image to provide a video... Agent:
20120293682 - Image pickup optical system and image pickup apparatus using the same: An image pickup optical system made of five lenses, includes in order from an object side, an aperture stop, a first lens L1 having a positive refracting power, a second lens L2 having a negative refracting power, a third lens L3 having a positive refracting power, a fourth lens L4... Agent:
20120293679 - Image processing apparatus and its control method and program: An image processing apparatus calculates an actual reproduction frame rate from a reproduction speed and a frame rate of a moving image file and compares the actual reproduction frame rate with a predetermined frame rate. A display manner of image information of the moving image file is chanced in accordance... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120293680 - Method and apparatus for controlling master-slave mode cameras in wireless terminal: The disclosure provides a method and apparatus for controlling dual cameras in a wireless terminal in a master-slave mode, in order to avoid interferences that may occur between the dual cameras due to sharing of data buses. In the disclosure, as the master processor uses a set of resources to... Agent: Zte Corporation
20120293677 - Methods and apparatuses for anti-shading correction with extended color correlated temperature dependency: In a method for correcting shading effects in an image sensor including a plurality of pixels, shading effects on at least one readout pixel of the image sensor are modeled based on a parametric component, and the shading effects on the at least one readout pixel are corrected based on... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20120293683 - Portable electronic device: According to an aspect, a portable electronic device includes an imaging unit, a moving unit, and a control unit. The imaging unit images a subject in an imaging region. The moving unit changes orientation and/or a position of the portable electronic device. The control unit causes the moving unit to... Agent: Kyocera Corporation
20120293678 - Recording data with an integrated field-portable device: An integrated field-portable device comprising an image capture device configured to capture an image of a survey target area and a position determination system for determining a position of the integrated field-portable device, and an annotation system configured to access the image and associate the image with the position of... Agent:
20120293681 - Signal processing apparatus, image sensing apparatus, image sensing system, and signal processing method: A signal processing apparatus performs predetermined signal processing on an image signal output from an image sensor having a pixel array in which a plurality of pixels are arrayed in a direction along a row and a direction along a column. The signal processing apparatus comprises: a storage unit that... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120293684 - Imaging device and control method for imaging device: An imaging device includes an imaging section for repeatedly forming an image of a subject at a set period, while performing a bulb exposure operation, and outputting image data; an adding processing section for performing adding processing of the image data and previously output image data; an image display section... Agent:
20120293685 - Multiple exposure high dynamic range image capture: Techniques for creating a High Dynamic Range (HDR) image within a consumer grade digital camera from a series of images of a scene captured at different exposure levels, and displaying the HDR image on the camera's built-in display, are provided. The approach employs mixing images of the series to incorporate... Agent: Csr Technology Inc.
20120293686 - Video summary including a feature of interest: A digital video camera system that provides a video summary using a method that includes: specifying reference data, wherein the reference data indicates a feature of interest; capturing a video sequence of the scene using the image sensor, the video sequence including a time sequence of image frames; processing the... Agent:
20120293687 - Video summary including a particular person: A digital video camera system that provides a video summary using a method that includes: designating a reference image containing a particular person; capturing a video sequence of the scene using the image sensor, the video sequence including a time sequence of image frames; processing the captured video sequence using... Agent:
20120293689 - Imaging apparatus and imaging method: Provided is an imaging apparatus including an imaging unit that performs imaging with an image sensor having pixels of first, second, and third colors, a luminance ratio calculation unit that integrates luminance of each of the first, second, and third colors within a focus determination region of an imaging signal... Agent:
20120293688 - Method of adjusting the brightness of a digital camera image: A method for adjusting the brightness of a captured image from a digital camera includes calculating a reference exposure value using the capture parameters and calculating an actual exposure value as a function of ambient illumination parameters. The reference exposure and actual exposure values are compared to determine an actual... Agent: Foveon, Inc.
20120293690 - Method of simulating short depth of field and digital camera using the same: A method of simulating short depth of field for a digital camera is disclosed. The method includes steps of detecting an object distance corresponding to a focus pixel, generating an original image according to the focus distance, and blurring a plurality of pixels of the original image to different extents... Agent:
20120293692 - Apparatus, method, and system of image processing, and recording medium storing image processing control program: An image processing apparatus includes a camera, a support body, and an arm section including an arm that is rotatably attached to the support body and to a camera housing incorporating therein the camera. The image processing apparatus calculates a height of the camera measured from a set surface, using... Agent:
20120293691 - Imaging apparatus and imaging method: An imaging apparatus of an embodiment includes a captured video signal outputting unit, a data outputting unit, a supplement processing unit, and a video processing unit. The captured video signal outputting unit outputs a captured video signal related to video captured using an image capturing element. The data outputting unit... Agent:
20120293693 - Image processing system, image processing method, and program: An objective of the present invention is to provide a technique capable of generating a virtual viewpoint image without causing any visually uncomfortable feeling. In order to achieve this objective, a first image obtained by being captured from a first viewpoint at a first image capture time, and a second... Agent: Konica Minolta Holdings, Inc.
20120293695 - Color imaging apparatus: A color imaging apparatus comprising: a single-plate color imaging element including color filters arranged on pixels arranged in horizontal and vertical directions where all colors are arranged in each line in the directions; weighted average filters with filter coefficients set in a local area extracted from a mosaic image acquired... Agent:
20120293696 - Color imaging apparatus: A color imaging apparatus comprising: a color imaging element comprising a plurality of pixels and color filters of a color filter array arranged on the plurality of pixels, the color filter array including first filters corresponding to a first color that most contributes to obtaining luminance signals and second filters... Agent:
20120293694 - Color imaging element: A color imaging element including color filters arranged on pixels, wherein the color filter array includes a basic array pattern including first filters corresponding to a first color that most contributes to obtaining luminance signals and second filters corresponding to two or more second colors other than the first color,... Agent:
20120293697 - Image sensor and control method for image sensor: An image sensor including a plurality of first sensing pixels, a plurality of second sensing pixels, and a readout circuit is disclosed. The first sensing pixels are disposed within a sensitive region. The second sensing pixels are disposed within a non-sensitive region. The readout circuit repeatedly reads the output signals... Agent: Himax Imaging, Inc.
20120293698 - Semiconductor device, solid-state image sensor and camera system: The present invention relates to a semiconductor device, a solid-state image sensor and a camera system capable of reducing the influence of noise at a connection between chips without a special circuit for communication and reducing the cost as a result. The semiconductor device includes: a first chip 11; and... Agent: Sony Corporation
20120293699 - Pausing digital readout of an optical sensor array: Providing for pausing data readout from an optical sensor array is described herein. By way of example, an interruption period can be introduced into a readout cycle of the optical sensor array to suspend readout of data. During the interruption period, other operations related to the optical sensor array can... Agent: Altasens, Inc.
20120293701 - Digital camera: Provided is a digital camera including: a camera body (1) that includes a body mount to which a lens unit, which forms an optical image of a subject, can be attached; an image sensor (8) that is disposed in a body chassis (3) of the camera body (1) to convert... Agent:
20120293702 - Remote display glasses camera system and method: A system including a digital camera and remote display glasses. The remote display glasses include a frame, at least one display, and a first and a second temple configured to support the display proximate to at least one of the user's eyes when the remote display glasses are worn on... Agent:
20120293700 - High resolution high contrast edge projection: Generating a high definition projected illumination pattern from a substantially lower resolution digital projector array involves: selectively illuminating a connected set of pixels to produce a pixellated, high contrast edge feature, and positioning an anisotropically blurring optical element (ABOE) between a light source of the projector array and the projection.... Agent:
20120293703 - Image pickup apparatus: An image pickup apparatus includes an image pickup optical system and an image pickup unit configured to receive an image formed by the image pickup optical system. The image pickup optical system includes an optical element having optical incident and optical emergent surfaces disposed between an aperture stop and an... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120293704 - Image-capturing lens, image-capturing device, and portable terminal: Provided is an imaging lens, and also provided are an image pickup apparatus and a portable terminal both equipped with the imaging lens. The imaging lens includes in order: a positive first lens having a convex object-side surface; a negative second lens having a concave image-side surface; a negative meniscus-shaped... Agent:
20120293706 - Image pickup device, digital photographing apparatus using the image pickup device, auto-focusing method, and computer-readable medium for performing the auto-focusing method: An image pickup device is provided including a plurality of pixels arranged over an entire region of the image pickup device, each pixel including: a plurality of light-receiving sub-pixels that generate an image pickup signal from incident light; and a phase-difference detection sub-pixel having a confined light-receiving region. The plurality... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20120293705 - Image processing method: A method for processing images, suitable for an image capturing apparatus, is provided. In the present invention, a first image is captured. And a face recognition is executed for the first image so as to locate a face location of the first image. A second image is captured after adjusting... Agent: Altek Corporation
20120293707 - Image-pickup element, and image-pickup apparatus and camera system having the same: An image-pickup element includes an image-pickup pixel configured to photoelectrically convert light from an image-pickup lens to generate an image of an object, and a first focus detection pixel and a second focus detection pixel configured to receive light having passed through part of an area of an exit pupil... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120293708 - Digital photographing apparatus and method of controlling the same: A digital photographing apparatus and a method of controlling the same may reduce a photographing time by performing an operation of reading out data, an operation of closing an iris, and an operation of opening a shutter in parallel.... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20120293709 - Digital photographing apparatus and method of controlling power of the digital photographing apparatus: A digital photographing apparatus and a method of controlling power of the digital photographing apparatus so as to reduce power consumption of the digital photographing apparatus by analyzing image frames that are compressed and transmitted and then by determining a screen change in the image frames, when the digital photographing... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20120293710 - Signal transmission apparatus, signal transmission method, signal reception apparatus, signal reception method, and signal transmission system: A signal transmission apparatus includes: a two-pixel sampling-out control section that maps pixel samples to video data regions; a line sampling-out control section that samples out the pixel samples every other line from each line of the sub-images to which the pixel samples have been mapped, so as to generate... Agent:
20120293711 - Image processing apparatus, method, and program: There is provided an image processing apparatus that converts an interlaced signal to a progressive signal, including: a field difference calculating unit calculating a field difference that is a difference between consecutive fields in the interlaced signal; a field resolution calculating unit calculating a field resolution that is a resolution... Agent: Sony Corporation
20120293712 - Automatic subtitle resizing: A method, apparatus and computer program for displaying video and accompanying text data on a display are provided. The method includes receiving media content that includes video and determining whether text data associated with the video is to be presented on the display alongside the video. If associated text data... Agent: Eldon Technology Limited
20120293713 - Image processing apparatus and control method thereof: An image processing apparatus and control method are provided. The image preprocess apparatus includes an image receiver which receives an analog broadcasting signal; an image processor which converts the analog broadcasting signal into a digital broadcasting signal; and a filtering unit which selectively performs a low pass filtering on the... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20120293714 - Image processing apparatus, imaging apparatus, and image processing method: An image processing apparatus includes a parameter setting unit which sets a noise reduction processing parameter for use in noise reduction processing for applying onto an original image signal including a plurality of color components; a correlation arithmetic processing unit which calculates coefficients of correlation between each of the color... Agent: Kanagawa University
20120293717 - Display device and television receiver: Scan lighting by an edge-light-type backlight device is applicable in a large-screen display device. A display panel 11 in a display device 10 includes data lines SL arranged in a long-side direction of the panel and configured to supply display data to display pixels and scan lines GL arranged in... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
20120293715 - Lighting device, display device and television receiver: In an edge-light type lighting device, expansion or contraction of the light guide plate is eliminated without bending or warping, and light sources and light entrance surfaces are not contacted with each other and not damaged. A backlight unit 24 includes an LED board 30, an LED light source 28... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
20120293716 - Lighting device, display device and television receiver: An object is to improve a reliability of an electrical connection in a lighting device. A backlight unit 12 in accordance with the present invention is provided with an LED board 18 which has an LED 17 serving as a light source and is formed in an elongated shape, a... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
20120293719 - Lighting device, display device and television receiver: A property of dissipating heat generated from a light source in an edge light type lighting device is improved. A lighting device includes: a plurality of LEDs 17; a chassis 14 housing the LEDs 17; light guide members 21 housed in the chassis 14 and including light entrance surfaces 21a... Agent: Sharp Kabushikii Kaisha
20120293718 - Lighting device, display device, and television receiver: Connection reliability of a terminal and other part is improved in a lighting device. A backlight unit includes a cold cathode tube having an outer lead at an end part; a chassis housing the cold cathode tube; and a connector mounted to the chassis and including an insertion path to... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
20120293720 - Tv image control system via instantaneous generation of a black signal: A television screen control system which generates an instantaneous blanking video signal to reduce power consumption and have control of undesirable images is described in this document. It refers to a system which principally consists of two units, a transmitter unit (1) and a receiver control unit (2). The receiver... Agent:
20120293721 - Backlight device, liquid crystal display device and television receiver: Disclosed are a side light-type backlight device with high brightness and excellent light use efficiency, a liquid crystal display device and a television receiver. The disclosed backlight device has a light guide plate that emits, from the top surface, light that entered from the side surface thereof, a substrate that... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
20120293722 - Relay device and speaker apparatus: A relay device includes: a housing including: a first surface; and a second surface which is different from the first surface; a light signal receiving element operable to receive a light signal from outside, the light signal receiving element provided at the first surface of the housing; a light emission... Agent: Yamaha Corporation
20120293723 - Back lit mirror with media display device: A combination mirror and media display device assembly is provided. The combination mirror and media display device includes a mirror platform having a media display device viewing area and a media display device coupled to the mirror platform. The media display device is positioned to display images through the media... Agent: Electric Mirror, LLC
20120293724 - Lighting device, display device and television receiver: A lighting device having a simplified connection configuration between light sources and a light source driver is provided. A backlight unit 12 according to this invention includes a plurality of LED boards 18 on which LEDs 17 are mounted. The LEDs 17 are light sources. Each LED board 18 includes... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
20120293725 - Lighting device, display device and television receiver: An object of the present invention is to provide a lighting device that can suppress uneven brightness. Another object of the present invention is to provide a display device and a television receiver each including the lighting device. The lighting device according to the present invention includes an LED 22... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
20120293726 - Lighting device, display device and television receiver: To improve a workability in assembling and disassembling of parts of a lighting device. A backlight unit 12 includes an LED board 18 having LEDs 17, a chassis 14, a light guide member 19 having an end portion arranged to face the LEDs 17, a power supply board 21 arranged... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
20120293728 - Lighting device, display device and television receiver: The distance between a light guide plate and a light source is maintained within a certain range, and thus an optical design for a lighting device is maintained. A backlight unit 24 includes a board holding member 19 fixed to a backlight chassis 22 and an LED board 30 is... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
20120293729 - Lighting device, display device and television receiver: It is an object of the present invention to achieve cost reduction or the like in a lighting device. A backlight unit 12 according to the present invention includes: LEDs 17 as a plurality of light sources; at least two LED boards 18 on which the LEDs 17 are mounted;... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
20120293727 - Lighting device, display device, and television receiver: A lighting device maintains an optical design and absorbs expansion of a light guide plate with a simple structure if the light guide plate expands toward a light source side. A backlight unit 24 includes an LED board 30; an LED light sources 28 arranged on the LED board 30;... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
20120293730 - Backlight device, liquid crystal display device, and television receiver: Disclosed are a side light-type backlight device with high brightness and excellent light use efficiency, a liquid crystal display device and a television receiver. The backlight device according to the present invention is provided with a light guide plate, a prescribed side surface of which is a light incident surface,... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
20120293731 - Displaying decompressed pictures on liquid crystal displays in macroblock raster scan order: A macroblock-scanned picture may be shown directly on a thin film transistor liquid crystal display in macroblock scan order. This enables eliminating conversion operation from macroblock raster scan to line scan order that requires expensive and power-hungry memory for a frame buffer, in some embodiments, which results in a cost... Agent:11/15/2012 > 140 patent applications in 76 patent subcategories. recently filed with US Patent Office
20120287217 - Utilizing a video image from a video communication session as contact information: A method, a communication device and computer readable storage media facilitate engaging in communication session between a first communication device and another, i.e., a second communication device. One or more video frames received from the second communication device for display on the first communication device are captured. At least one... Agent: Cisco Technology, Inc.
20120287220 - Smart remote control devices for controlling video call devices: Apparatus having corresponding methods and non-transitory computer-readable media comprise: a transmitter configured to transmit first wireless signals to a video call device, wherein the video call device has a plurality of operating states; a receiver configured to receive second wireless signals from the video call device, wherein the second wireless... Agent:
20120287218 - Speaker displaying method and videophone terminal therefor: A speaker displaying method displaying who is a speaker while many users are performing a videophone call and a videophone terminal implementing the same are provided. The method includes detecting voice characteristic information of other characters when a videophone call starts so as to match the characteristic information with character... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.
20120287219 - Wireless network device configuration using image capture: Apparatus having corresponding methods and non-transitory computer-readable media comprise: a wireless network adapter; a camera configured to capture an image; and a processor configured to provide one or more wireless network parameters based on the image; wherein the wireless network adapter is configured to connect to a wireless network according... Agent:
20120287221 - Picture-in-picture processing for video telephony: The disclosure is directed to techniques for picture-in-picture (PIP) processing for video telephony (VT). According to the disclosed techniques, a local video communication device transmits PIP information to a remote video communication device. Using the PIP information, the remote video communication device applies preferential encoding to non-PIP regions of video... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20120287222 - Video communication method, device and system: In the field of communication, embodiments of the present invention provide a video communication method, device and system. The technical solutions provided by the present invention include: at least two local video cameras, configured to shoot at least two channels of local video images; an apparatus for local shooting, stitching,... Agent: Huawei Device Co., Ltd.
20120287225 - High definition (hd) video conferencing system: The present invention relates to a HD video conferencing system (100) that includes at least one video conferencing server (10), an optimization module and at least two HD video conferencing clients (20). The server (10) includes an initiating module configured to initiate a conferencing session among one or more participants,... Agent:
20120287223 - Imaging through a display screen: The described implementations relate to enhancement images, such as in videoconferencing scenarios. One system includes a poriferous display screen having generally opposing front and back surfaces. This system also includes a camera positioned proximate to the back surface to capture an image through the poriferous display screen.... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120287226 - Multi-use conferencing space, table arrangement and display configuration: A conferencing assembly, the assembly comprising a first table assembly including (i) a first table top having oppositely facing front and rear edges, (ii) at least a first display screen supported adjacent the rear edge of the first table top, a second table assembly including (i) a second table top... Agent:
20120287224 - Video chat within a webpage and video instant messaging: The Invention includes methods for video chat contained within a webpage and video instant messaging. A method of using video chat contained within a webpage allowing users of said webpage to video chat while utilizing all other features of the webpage and utilizing network resources rather than their own. A... Agent:
20120287227 - Video encoding in a video conference: Some embodiments provide an architecture for establishing multi-participant video conferences. This architecture has a central distributor that receives video images from two or more participants. From the received images, the central distributor generates composite images that the central distributor transmits back to the participants. Each composite image includes a set... Agent:
20120287229 - Implementation of mpcp mcu technology for the h.264 video standard: A method for generating a video output signal that may receive a plurality of input video signals from a number of participants. The input video signals may have a plurality of input frames. The video output signal may comprise a plurality of output frames. A first of the output frames... Agent:
20120287230 - Method and device for switching video pictures: A method and device for switching video pictures are disclosed in the invention, which belong to video conference field. Said method includes: obtaining correspondence relations between participants and venues; finding, when a participant is called, a venue corresponding to the called participant according to the correspondence relations; and switching the... Agent: Huawei Device Co., Ltd.
20120287228 - Video conference bridge setting, sharing, pushing, and rationalization: A conference system is provided with enhanced settings capabilities. A controller can poll for settings at each endpoint in a conference system and be able via the video stream to selectively display and compare settings among the endpoints. One location can push its settings to one or more locations to... Agent:
20120287231 - Media sharing during a video call: Video call devices having corresponding methods and non-transitory computer-readable media comprise: a video input interface configured to receive first video information; an audio input interface configured to receive first audio information; a transmitter configured to transmit first signals during a video call, wherein the first signals represent the first video... Agent:
20120287232 - Surround view system camera automatic calibration: A system for calibrating a surround view system of an object, such as a vehicle. The system may be implemented via calibration logic that may include software, hardware, firmware, or a combination thereof. The system may include positioning a set of markers on a plane at least partially surrounding the... Agent: Harman Becker Automotive Systems Gmbh
20120287233 - Personalizing 3dtv viewing experience: A method for personalized video depth adjustment includes receiving a video frame, obtaining a frame depth map based on the video frame, and determining content genre of the video frame by classifying content of the video frame into one or more categories. The method also includes identifying a user... Agent:
20120287235 - Apparatus and method for processing 3-dimensional image: An apparatus and method for processing a 3-Dimensional (3D) image are disclosed. A display is configured to display an image. An image capture device captures an image of the surrounding environment of the 3D image processing apparatus. A controller detects glasses in a video frame captured by the image capture... Agent:
20120287234 - Method and apparatus for processing image signals for a television: A television includes a converter to convert a first type of signal to a second type of signal and a controller to determine whether to control the converter to convert a broadcast signal from a first type of signal to a second type of signal after receipt of a channel... Agent:
20120287237 - Method and apparatus for processing video signals, related computer program product, and encoded signal: An embodiment of a method is disclosed for encoding a digital video signal including a first video sequence and a second video sequence jointly forming a stereo-view digital video signal. The method includes: subjecting the first video sequence to discrete cosine transform, quantization and run-length coding to produce a sequence... Agent: Stmicroelectronics S.r.l.
20120287236 - Video processing method and apparatus for use with a sequence of stereoscopic images: To generate a warning that a stereoscopic image sequence has been synthesised from a 2D image sequence, a video processor correlates left-eye image data and right-eye image data to identify any sustained temporal offset between the left-eye and right-eye image data. A measure of sustained correlation between a measured spatial... Agent: Snell Limited
20120287238 - Medical device: A medical device includes: a CT image data storing section for storing three-dimensional image data of a subject; a position calculation section for calculating a position and a direction of a distal end portion of an insertion portion inserted into the bronchus; a route generation section for generating a three-dimensional... Agent: Olympus Medical Systems Corp.
20120287242 - Adaptive high dynamic range camera: An embodiment of the invention provides a time of flight 3D camera comprising a photosensor having a plurality of pixels that generate and accumulate photoelectrons responsive to incident light, which photosensor is tiled into a plurality of super pixels, each partitioned into a plurality of pixel groups and a controller... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120287240 - Camera calibration using an easily produced 3d calibration pattern: A system for computing one or more calibration parameters of a camera is disclosed. The system comprises a processor and a memory. The processor is configured to provide a first object either marked with or displaying three or more fiducial points. The fiducial points have known 3D positions in a... Agent: Tyzx, Inc.
20120287246 - Image processing apparatus capable of displaying image indicative of face area, method of controlling the image processing apparatus, and storage medium: An image processing apparatus capable of appropriately displaying a face frame in a manner superimposed on a three-dimensional video image. In a three-dimensional photography image pickup apparatus as the image processing apparatus, two video images are acquired by shooting an object, and a face area is detected in each of... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120287244 - Non-coherent light microscopy: An optical microscope (101) with heightened resolution and capable of providing three dimensional images is disclosed and described. The microscope (101) can include a sample stage (160) for mounting a sample having a plurality of probe molecules. At least one non-coherent light source (127) can be provided. At least one... Agent:
20120287245 - Occupancy sensor and associated methods: A device to detect occupancy of an environment includes a sensor to capture video frames from a location in the environment. The device may compare rules with data using a rules engine. The microcontroller may include a processor and memory to produce results indicative of a condition of the environment.... Agent: Lighting Science Group Corporation
20120287239 - Robot vision with three dimensional thermal imaging: A robot vision system provides images to a remote robot viewing station, using a single long wave infrared camera on-board the robot. An optical system, also on-board the robot, has mirrors that divide the camera's field of view so that the camera receives a stereoscopic image pair. An image processing... Agent: Southwest Research Institute
20120287243 - Stereoscopic camera using anaglyphic display during capture: A digital camera for capturing stereoscopic images, comprising: an image sensor; an optical system; a user interface; a color image display; a data processing system; a buffer memory; a storage memory; and a program memory storing instructions configured to implement a method for capturing stereoscopic images. The method includes: capturing... Agent:
20120287241 - System, method, and computer program product for aquatic display: The present disclosure relates to a computer-implemented method for providing an aquatic display. The method may include capturing real-time live video of aquatic content. The method may further include providing the real-time live video of aquatic content to one or more display devices and displaying the real-time live video of... Agent: Coral Morphologic, LLC
20120287248 - Material mechanical characterization method for multiple strains and strain rates: A specimen for measuring a material under multiple strains and strain rates. The specimen including a body having first and second ends and a gage region disposed between the first and second ends, wherein the body has a central, longitudinal axis passing through the first and second ends. The gage... Agent:
20120287249 - Method for obtaining depth information and apparatus using the same: An apparatus of obtaining depth information is provided which includes a first sensor configured to obtain a first image, a second sensor configured to obtain a second image, an image information obtaining unit configured to obtain image information based on the first image and the second image, and a depth... Agent: Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute
20120287247 - Methods and systems for capturing 3d surface geometry: A system for capturing 3D image data of a scene, including three light sources, each configured to emit light at a different wavelength to the other two sources and to illuminate the scene to be captured; a first video camera configured to receive light from the light sources which has... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
20120287250 - Crosstalk cancellation in 3d displays: Image processing is performed to facilitate subtractive crosstalk cancellation in 3D images. In a global embodiment, pixel values are compressed to provide sufficient foot room for subtractive crosstalk cancellation. For video images the degree of compression may vary from frame to frame. Temporal filtering may be applied to reduce flicker.... Agent: Dolby Laboratories Licensing Corporation
20120287251 - Display matrix controller and a method for controlling a display matrix: One object of the invention is a display matrix controller configured to drive a display matrix (206, 308) to display frames of a source video signal, the controller comprising an input interface (203, 204) configured to provide for each frame to be displayed a frame difference information, specifying changed pixels,... Agent: Advanced Digital Broadcast S.a.
20120287252 - Image display device, image display system, and image display method: Provided are a mask addition unit for adding a mask to an input image of a two-dimensional (2D) image on the basis of a parameter for converting the 2D image into a three-dimensional (3D) image by a monocular stereopsis principle, a conversion unit for converting the input image to which... Agent:
20120287253 - Automatic vision aligned scriber: An automatic vision aligned scriber includes a table, an adsorption orientation device, a bridge, a moving platform, a service controller, a printing head, a camera, a lamp and an image processor. The scriber uses a flat table for placing each footwear assembly waiting for scribing. An image system can identify... Agent:
20120287254 - Skin pattern image collection device, collection method and skin pattern matching system: Provided is a skin pattern image collection device wherein it is possible to obtain a fingerprint image which has a high contrast and few distortions. The skin pattern image collection device is provided with a contact means in which two transparent sheets, which are formed with a plurality of grooves... Agent: Nec Corporation
20120287255 - Portable fundus camera: A portable hand-held camera for imaging the fundus of an eye, the camera comprising a housing comprising an internal cavity terminating at a forward housing end, a forward lens, and a light source configured to direct light from locations distributed around the perimeter of the forward lens forwardly out of... Agent: Lumetrics, Inc.
20120287256 - Sensor for microscopy: This invention pertains to a method for microscopically imaging a sample, with a digital scanner comprising a sensor including a 2D array of pixels and to a digital scanning microscope carrying out this method. It is notably provided a method for microscopically imaging a sample with a scanner comprising a... Agent: Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.v.
20120287258 - Charged particle beam microscope and method of measurement employing same: The electric charged particle beam microscope includes an electric charged particle source; a condenser lens converging electric charged particles emitted from the electric charged particle source on a specimen; a deflector scanning the converged electric charged particles over the specimen; a control unit of the deflector; a specimen stage on... Agent: Hitachi High-technologies Corporation
20120287257 - Charged-particle microscope and method for controlling same: By restricting the operation items of charged-particle microscopes to the control button operations on GUI screen, excluding the charged-particle microscope specific technical terms, and unifying the observation conditions in the simple terminology with which the observation object can be intuitively understood, the operation environment which is intuitive and easy to... Agent: Hitachi High-technologies Corporation
20120287259 - Networked three-dimensional printer with web-based video feed: Three-dimensional fabrication resources are improved by adding networking capabilities to three-dimensional printers and providing a variety of tools for networked use of three-dimensional printers. Web-based servers or the like can provide a single point of access for remote users to manage access to distributed content on one hand, and to... Agent:
20120287260 - Panel alignment apparatus and panel alignment method: The present invention provides a panel alignment apparatus and a panel alignment method. The panel alignment apparatus comprises an image detection device and a first clamp. The method comprises the following steps: utilizing the image detection device to detect a position of a display panel, and to calculate a position... Agent: Shenzhen China Star Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd.
20120287261 - System for handling slides having two coverslipper modules: The present invention relates to a system (10) for handling slides, including a first and at least a second module-receiving area (24 through 28) for receiving at least one module (30, 34) for handling slides each. The first module-receiving area (24) accommodates a coverslipper module (30, 32) for coverslipping thin... Agent: Leica Biosystems Nussloch Gmbh
20120287262 - In-vehicle information apparatus: An in-vehicle information apparatus according to the invention includes a main unit having a display device, and a navigation unit providing a navigation function to the main unit. The navigation unit includes a navigation processing unit which executes a process concerning the navigation function, a sub unit providing an addition... Agent: Clarion Co., Ltd.
20120287264 - Board inspection apparatus: An apparatus for inspecting a board is shown. The board inspection apparatus includes at least one illuminating module, an imaging lens, a first beam splitter, a first camera, and a second camera. The illuminating module provides light to an inspection board and the imaging lens transmits a light reflected from... Agent: Koh Young Technology Inc.
20120287263 - Infrared inspection of bonded substrates: A method and apparatus for obtaining inspection information is described. A standard CCD or CMOS camera is used to obtain images in the near infrared region. Background and noise components of the obtained image are removed and the signal to noise ratio is increased to provide information that is suitable... Agent: Rudolph Technologies, Inc.
20120287266 - Determination of a position characteristic for an object: A system for determining a position characteristic for an object in a room comprises an optically identifiable element (103) positioned on a background surface for a detection area of the room. A camera (101) is positioned across the detection area from the optically identifiable element (103) and captures an image... Agent: Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.v.
20120287265 - Device for optically scanning and measuring an environment: In a device for optically scanning and measuring an environment, where the device is a laser scanner having a light emitter which, by a rotary mirror, emits an emission light beam, with a light receiver which receives a reception light beam, which, after passing the rotary mirror and a receiver... Agent: Faro Technologies, Inc.
20120287267 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method and program: To easily edit dynamic image content suiting user's preferences in consideration of the geographical position. A trajectory information generation unit 230 generates trajectory information about a trajectory during imaging of dynamic image content based on position information, wherein the dynamic image content is associated with the position information and azimuth... Agent: Sony Corporation
20120287269 - Apparatus and method for evaluating tire self-cleaning capability: An apparatus and method for evaluating the ability of a tire to clean its tread is provided. For example, an apparatus (100) and method for evaluating the ability of a tire to eject materials such as e.g., mud from its tread during use is provided. Samples (10) of a subject... Agent:
20120287268 - Systems and methods for capturing images in conjunction with motion: Systems and methods for capturing images in conjunction with motion. The present disclosure includes a system comprising a recording device configured to capture images; one or more wheels coupled to the recording device, at least one of the wheels comprising a plurality of indicators spaced at regular intervals upon the... Agent:
20120287271 - Intelligent security light and associated methods: A lighting device capable of detecting a condition in an environment includes a sensor to capture a video frame from a location in the environment. The lighting device may include a microcontroller, a processor and memory. The sensor may be electrically connected to the microcontroller, and the video frame may... Agent: Lighting Science Group Corporation
20120287272 - Method and system for describing and organizing image data: Methods and systems for describing and organizing image data. An analysis system includes a sensor, a processing unit, a machine, a database, and/or a display. The analysis system is connected to an electronic device. The sensor generates sensor data which is imported by the processing unit. The processing unit analyzes... Agent: Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc.
20120287270 - System and method for measuring ghg emissions associated to bioproduct industry: The method and system hereby described allows the calculation and determination of GHG emissions produced during the generation of bioproduct from different source materials. The method comprises capturing, processing and handling different parameters and data related to GHG emissions associated to every single process needed to produce bioproduct and the... Agent: Abengoa Bioenergia Nuevas Technologias, S.a.
20120287273 - System for identifying sustainable geographical areas by remote sensing techniques and method thereof: Particularly applicable to the implementation of sustainability requirements concerning on the promotion of the use of bioproduct from renewable sources, through the system and method described is possible to ensure that the origin of raw materials is sustainable (according to a previously defined sustainability requirements), avoiding travel to the area... Agent: Abengoa Bioenergia Nuevas Tecnologias, S.a.
20120287274 - Tracking of dynamic object of interest and active stabilization of an autonomous airborne platform mounted camera: A system for tracking and video surveillance using an aerial videographic platform. The system may be adapted to follow a user possessing a GPS device with a transmitter, such as an advanced cellular telephone. The aerial platform may be commanded by the user to follow the user during a course... Agent:
20120287282 - Image processing apparatus, image processing system, and image processing method: An image processing apparatus to be mounted on a vehicle is provided with an image obtaining means, a synthetic image generating means, and a model image supplying means. The image obtaining means is for obtaining a plurality of camera images captured by a plurality of cameras installed on the vehicle.... Agent: Fujitsu Ten Limited
20120287277 - Machine display system: A display system for a mobile machine operating at a worksite is disclosed. The display system may have at least one detection device configured to detect objects within a distance of the mobile machine, at least one camera configured to generate a plurality of camera views of the worksite around... Agent:
20120287280 - Method and system for sensing the position of a vehicle: The invention concerns a method and a system for purposes of registering the position of a vehicle (1) in a defined region (3), wherein a digital map of the defined region (3) is created, having a defined coordinates system, wherein the digital map includes stationary reference features (T1) with a... Agent: Zeno Track Gmbh
20120287279 - Parking support apparatus: A parking support apparatus includes: a vehicle position locating control unit for locating a present position; a parking support database in which a guideline to be displayed at parking is registered for each parking space; cameras for shooting surroundings; a parking support screen generating unit for acquiring, when parking in... Agent: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
20120287281 - Personalized and dynamic restaurant interfaces and systems: A consumer profile can store consumer presence data and restaurant transaction data, as well as financial data and other secondary data. The consumer presence data can used to detect a consumer presence at a restaurant. A corresponding transaction between the restaurant and the consumer can be automatically initiated at the... Agent: Restaurant Application Development International LLC
20120287275 - Time phased imagery for an artificial point of view: A method and apparatus for processing video information for a vehicle. A number of prior images is selected from images generated by the vehicle. An object is seen in the number of prior images. A model of the vehicle is displayed in the number of prior images in a current... Agent: The Boeing Company
20120287278 - Traffic violation photo enforcement system: A portable, transportable or fixed Traffic Violation Photo Enforcement System, (TVPES) operating from either a moving or stationary position, capable of providing complete identification and documentation of multiple moving traffic violations across all lanes of moving traffic and transmitting or relaying the data to a specified law enforcement agency or... Agent:
20120287276 - Vision based night-time rear collision warning system, controller, and method of operating the same: A night-time rear collision warning system that includes a camera and a controller. The system identifies a bright spot corresponding to a light source present in the field of view of the camera, determines if the bright spot corresponds to headlights of an approaching vehicle, and determines if a collision... Agent: Delphi Technologies, Inc.
20120287283 - Electronic device with voice prompt function and voice prompt method: An electronic device includes an image capturing unit and a processor. The processor controls the image capturing unit to periodically capture the environment surrounding the electronic device to obtain an image, and further compares the captured image with at least one pre-stored image corresponding to a destination point to determine... Agent: Fu Tai Hua Industry (shenzhen) Co., Ltd.
20120287284 - Headset computer that uses motion and voice commands to control information display and remote devices: A wireless hands-free portable headset computer with a micro display arranged near but below a wearer's eye in a peripheral vision area not blocking the wearer's main line of sight. The headset computer can display an image or portions of an image, wherein the portions can be enlarged. The headset... Agent: Kopin Corporation
20120287285 - Method of monitoring a spray dryer and a spray dryer comprising one or more infrared cameras: The spray dryer comprises a spray drying chamber having a substantially cylindrical top section, a conical wall and a narrowed lower section. In the top section, atomizing means is provided. One or more cameras are associated with the drying chamber in order to monitor the process. At least one of... Agent: Gea Process Engineering A/s
20120287286 - Image processing device, image processing method, and program: A mosaic image is input that is made up of a visible light component image in which mainly a visible light component has been captured and a non-visible light component image in which mainly a non-visible light component has been captured, and spectrally corrected images are generated in which spectral... Agent: Sony Corporation
20120287287 - Display screen for camera calibration: A system for determining one or more camera calibration parameters is disclosed. The system comprises a processor and a memory. The processor is configured to: a) provide a first pattern for display on a display screen; b) receive a first image from a camera viewing the display screen; c) provide... Agent: Tyzx, Inc.
20120287288 - Systems and methods for metering audio and video delays: A system to perform automated audio visual (AV) delay measurement for a system under test (SUT) includes a test pattern generator to generate a dynamic AV test pattern and connected to a source display device and to one or more destination video display devices; at least one light sensor coupled... Agent:
20120287289 - Systems and methods for metering audio and video delays: Systems and methods are disclosed to perform automated audio visual (AV) delay measurement for a system under test (SUT) by generating a dynamic AV test pattern to drive a source display device and one or more destination video display devices; detecting video output through at least one light sensor coupled... Agent:
20120287292 - Information processing apparatus and method: An information processing apparatus includes a first obtaining unit, a second obtaining unit and a display control unit. The first obtaining unit obtains, from an electronic device connected to the information processing apparatus, image data stored in a memory medium connected to the electronic device. The second obtaining unit obtains... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120287290 - System and method for pairing hand-held devices utilizing a front-facing camera: A hand-held wireless communications device includes a camera integrated within a housing of the wireless communications device, a front-facing lens assembly to focus light onto the camera, a display, and a controller connected to the camera and the display. The controller controls the camera to capture an image of another... Agent: Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications Ab
20120287291 - Systems and methods for transmitting and receiving array camera image data: Systems and methods for transmitting and receiving image data captured by an imager array including a plurality of focal planes are described. One embodiment of the invention includes capturing image data using a plurality of active focal planes in a camera module, where an image is formed on each active... Agent: Pelican Imaging Corporation
20120287293 - Color processing apparatus and method thereof: A table, which records a relationship between image data of patches included in a chart, which are acquired by capturing the chart under a plurality of types of illumination light having different characteristics, and the characteristics, is held for each image capturing device capturing the chart, and for each chart... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120287294 - Image processing apparatus, image pickup apparatus, image processing method, and program: There is provided an image processing apparatus including an HDR (High Dynamic Range) processing unit inputting images picked up while exposure control that changes an exposure time is being carried out with a predetermined spatial period and a predetermined temporal period on pixels that compose an image sensor, and carrying... Agent: Sony Corporation
20120287295 - Image pickup apparatus that performs image pickup using rolling shutter method, method of controlling the same, and storage medium: An image pickup apparatus capable of reducing camera-shake blur and rolling-caused distortion of image data obtained by shooting without including invalid data. An object obtained by shooting is stored in a memory area as first image data, and data having a smaller data size than the first image data is... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120287296 - Imaging apparatus, method of controlling the same, and program: An imaging apparatus includes a communication unit that executes data communication with a predetermined number of external devices, a search unit that searches for external devices that can executes data communication with the imaging apparatus, and a determination unit that, if the search unit finds a number of external devices... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120287301 - Image capturing apparatus, method of controlling same and program therefor: An image capturing apparatus for capturing the image of a subject includes: a lock/unlock unit adapted to lock and unlock operation of the image capturing apparatus; a registration unit adapted to register a main item and a sub-item that have been selected by a user, wherein the main item is... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120287298 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method and storage medium: There is provided with an image processing apparatus which performs transformation processing for an input image, and performs filter processing for a transformed image including the transformed input image in an image area, thereby generating an output image, comprising a determination unit configured to determine whether a pixel position to... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120287299 - Image processing device, storage medium storing image processing program, and electronic camera: An image processing device includes an image input part inputting image data formed of a first type pixel in which a first color element is known, a second type pixel in which a second color element is known, and a third type pixel in which a third color element is... Agent: Nikon Corporation
20120287300 - Masking tool: A system for controlling effects performed on an image includes a digital camera having a display that displays the image. Masking tools position graphical representations on the display to define a portion of the image that is altered when the effects are subsequently applied to the image. The several masking... Agent: Sony Corporation
20120287297 - Solid-state imaging device, manufacturing method of solid-state imaging device and electronic apparatus: A solid-state imaging device includes: a photoelectric conversion device; a wire grid polarizer provided on the photoelectric conversion device; and a conductive film electrically connecting conductive layers provided in the photoelectric conversion device to the wire grid polarizer.... Agent: Sony Corporation
20120287302 - System and method for video coding in a dynamic environment: A method is provided in one example embodiment and includes receiving a camera dynamic parameter; determining a reference transform parameter based on the camera dynamic parameter; applying the reference transform parameter to generate a video image; and encoding the reference transform parameter in a bitstream for transmission with the video... Agent: Cisco Technology, Inc.
20120287303 - Sound separating device and camera unit including the same: A sound separating device includes a first microphone that converts input sound into a first sound signal, a second microphone that converts input sound into a second sound signal and has characteristics of a larger distance attenuation ratio than the first microphone, and a sound signal processing portion that optimizes... Agent: Funai Electric Co., Ltd.
20120287306 - Digital camera: A digital camera, which photographs a subject, generates image data, and records the image data on a recording medium, includes: an image processing device that performs a plurality of image processing to the recorded image data, in response to a user's operation; a history creating device that creates, for each... Agent: Nikon Corporation
20120287304 - Image recognition system: Disclosed is an image recognition system which comprises a database having a learning function. The image recognition system comprises: a mother database (MDB) created from a database for configuring an object; a generic object recognition section; and an object recognition section. The generic object recognition section is operable to estimate... Agent: Cyber Ai Entertainment Inc.
20120287305 - Imaging device, reproduction device and image reproduction program: An imaging device comprises: a mount unit at which an optical system can be mounted; a detection unit that detects disengagement of the optical system from the mount unit; an imaging unit that captures a subject image formed via the optical system mounted at the mount unit and outputs image... Agent: Nikon Corporation
20120287307 - Image processing device, imaging device, and image processing method: An image processing device includes: a luminance saturation position detection unit which detects a luminance saturation position that is a position in a captured image at which a luminance value is greater than a predetermined value; a luminance gradient detection unit which detects a luminance gradient around the luminance saturation... Agent:
20120287308 - Electronic device: Aan electronic device includes: a focus degree map generation portion that generates a focus degree map indicating a focus degree in each position on an input image; an output image generation portion that performs image processing corresponding to the focus degree map on the input image to generate an output... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.
20120287309 - Image capturing apparatus, control method thereof, and storage medium: An image capturing apparatus, comprises an image capturing unit configured to capture an image of an object; a switching unit configured to switch a display unit so that either a first image captured in a first exposure time or a composite image composed of a second image captured in a... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120287310 - Image capturing device and image capturing method: An image capturing device which continuously captures images having high sensitivity and high resolution and synthesizes the continuously-captures images when lighting is very dark or when a luminance value of an object is small, the image capturing device including: an image capturing unit which receives light from the object and... Agent:
20120287311 - Digital image processing device and processing method thereof: A digital image processing device and processing method thereof are provided. The device includes a digital image capturing module, an image enlarging module, an image correcting module, and an image blending module. The digital image capturing module captures a plurality of first resolution images. The image enlarging module enlarges the... Agent: Altek Corporation
20120287312 - Zoom lens system and image pickup apparatus including the same: A zoom lens system comprises, from an object side to an image side: a first lens unit; a second lens unit; a third lens unit; a fourth lens unit; and a fifth lens unit having positive refractive power, wherein: in zooming from a wide angle end to a telephoto end,... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120287313 - Image capture apparatus: Provided is an image capture apparatus which allows concurrent output of high resolution video images and high resolution still images even if the number of readout pixels is reduced. In the image capture apparatus, a solid-state imaging device which includes a plurality of pixels disposed in rows and columns, generates:... Agent:
20120287314 - Video camera which adopts a focal-plane electronic shutter system: A video camera includes an image sensor which repeatedly outputs an object scene image produced on an imaging surface by an exposure operation of a focal-plane electronic shutter system in a raster scanning manner. A post-processing circuit extracts a partial object scene image belonging to an extraction area, out of... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.
20120287315 - Handheld electronic device, dual image capturing method applying for thereof, and computer program production for load into thereof: A handheld electronic device includes a first lens module, a second lens module, an input unit and a control unit. The first lens module and the second lens module are respectively disposed on the handheld electronic device. The first lens module captures scenes in a first image capturing boundary. The... Agent: Htc Corporation
20120287317 - Imaging device: An imaging device of the present invention, which is an imaging device for shooting images or video of a photographic subject, includes: an imaging element for taking an optical image of the photographic subject and generating image data therefrom; a main circuit board that is for conducting signal processing on... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20120287319 - Lens barrel and imaging apparatus: When the lens barrel is in the storage state, a part of a lens group and a group cylinder are inserted into an aperture of a diaphragm unit and a shutter blade of a shutter unit is closed for light shielding. With this arrangement, the cylinder length in the storage... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120287318 - Lens module, imaging apparatus, electronic system, and method for driving lens module: A compact and thin lens module that uses a flat-plate-shaped displacement device to drive a lens, and a compact, thin imaging apparatus and electronic system using the lens module.... Agent: Sony Corporation
20120287316 - Ramp and successive approximation register analog to digital conversion methods, systems and apparatus: Successive approximation register (SAR) and ramp analog to digital conversion (ADC) methods, systems, and apparatus are disclosed. An analog voltage signal may be converted into a multiple bit digital value by generating bits of the multiple bit digital value by performing a SAR conversion on the analog voltage signal, where... Agent: Aptina Imaging Corporation
20120287320 - Decorrelated channel sampling for digital imaging: In association with an imaging device which generates a portion of an image from a plurality of channels within a first row by sampling each channel during a sampling time corresponding to the channel, circuitry offsets sampling times of at least first and second channels within the first row, thereby... Agent: Holigic, Inc.
20120287324 - Imaging apparatus and video camera, and method of reproducing recorded information performed by the imaging apparatus or the video camera: A recording apparatus allows an image being recorded and an image being reproduced to be easily discriminated from each other when an already recorded image signal is reproduced while a photographed image signal is being recorded. An image signal obtained by an image pickup section is recorded on a randomly... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120287323 - Imaging apparatus with dual switchable beam deflectors: A switchable imaging apparatus having an image display mode and an image capture mode, comprising: a display screen providing a first display state and a second transparent state; a first optical beam deflector switchable between a first non-deflecting state and a second deflecting state wherein imaging light from a first... Agent:
20120287322 - Imaging apparatus with switchable beam deflector array: A switchable imaging apparatus having an image display mode and an image capture mode, comprising: a display screen to provide a displayed image when the display screen is in a first display state, wherein the display screen is at least partially transparent when the display screen is switched to a... Agent:
20120287321 - Switchable imaging apparatus for display and capture: A switchable imaging apparatus having an image display mode and an image capture mode, comprising: a display screen to provide a displayed image when the display screen is in a first display state, wherein the display screen is at least partially transparent when the display screen is switched to a... Agent:
20120287325 - Imaging apparatus: An imaging apparatus includes an imaging unit, a measurement unit that measures a current time, a counter, an acquisition unit that acquires a first value from the measurement unit at setting of an initial value, and a first difference between a value of the counter at measurement timing of the... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120287326 - Switchable imaging apparatus for viewing and capture: A switchable imaging apparatus having a transparent viewing mode and an image capture mode, comprising: a transparent plate having a front surface, wherein a scene is viewable through the transparent plate when the imaging apparatus is in the transparent viewing mode; an optical beam deflector positioned within the transparent plate,... Agent:
20120287327 - Capturing images using a switchable imaging apparatus: A method for capturing an image, comprising: providing a switchable imaging apparatus including a display screen having a first display state and a second transparent state, an optical beam deflector switchable between a first non-deflecting state and a second deflecting state, a camera positioned in a location peripheral to the... Agent:
20120287328 - Driving control device and operation device: A driving control device according to the present invention includes: a fixed member; an operation member arranged to be manually rotatable with respect to the fixed member; a transducer arranged in one of the fixed member and the operation member and arranged to come into contact with an opposed surface... Agent: Olympus Imaging Corporation
20120287330 - Image pickup apparatus having improved contrast autofocus accuracy: An image pickup apparatus includes an image pickup device that includes a plurality of focus detection pixels, a phase difference detection type of a first focus detector, a contrast detection type of a second focus detector, and a controller. The controller is configured to allow the second focus detector to... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120287329 - Image processing apparatus and method thereof: A plurality of first image data having a first resolution, which are obtained by capturing images from a plurality of viewpoints, and capturing information in the capturing operation are input. Based on the capturing information, a plurality of candidate values are set as a synthesis parameter required to synthesize second... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120287331 - Image-capturing device: An image-capturing device includes: a plurality of micro-lenses disposed in a two-dimensional pattern near a focal plane of an image forming optical system; an image sensor that includes a two-dimensional array of element groups each corresponding to one of the micro-lenses and made up with a plurality of photoelectric conversion... Agent: Nikon Corporation
20120287332 - Imaging reader with independently controlled illumination rate: An imaging module for electro-optically imaging a target, includes an energizable illuminating light source for illuminating the target with illumination light for return from the target, an energizable solid-state imager for capturing return light from the target, and a controller for energizing the imager during an exposure time period to... Agent: Symbol Technologies, Inc.
20120287333 - Double direction camera and portable electronic device: A double direction camera is provided, which includes a light sensor, a light path conversion member, a first lens assembly and a second lens assembly. The light path conversion member is used for converting a direction of a light beam to the light sensor. The first lens assembly is disposed... Agent: Quanta Computer Inc.
20120287334 - Method of controlling a video-lighting system: The invention provides a video-lighting system (100). This video-lighting system comprises a lighting system (110) comprising a plurality of lighting units with unique lighting unit identifiers. The identifiers are embedded in the light. The system further comprises a lighting unit sensor (120) configured to sense light of the plurality of... Agent: Koninklijke Philips Electronics, N.v.
20120287335 - Photographing apparatus: A photographing apparatus includes an imaging device that converts an optical image of an object into an electrical signal; a vibration plate disposed at a front direction of the imaging device; a vibration generator which is mounted on the vibration plate and vibrates the vibration plate; a support frame which... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20120287336 - Systems and methods for coupling components: The present disclosure includes a system including a receptacle component configured to detachably couple with an elongate member, and a support member configured to detachably couple with the receptacle component, the support member configured such that an upper portion of the support member detachably couples with an opening of the... Agent:
20120287337 - Updating non-shadow registers in video encoder: A video processor controlled by a set of non-shadow registers is provided. A list of updates for one or more of the non-shadow registers may be prepared in a memory module. A frame buffer is updated with video data for a display coupled to the video processor. A blanking interval... Agent:
20120287338 - Video image coded data display method, device, and communications system: The present invention relates to a displaying method for video image coded data which prevents deterioration of image quality of a video image as much as possible, and conceals, from an observer, deteriorated video quality caused due to a transmission error. The displaying method selects target image frames to be... Agent: Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd
20120287339 - Image processing method and system with repetitive pattern detection: An image processing engine, comprising: a frame rate conversion entity configured to: (a) generate output pictures from input pictures, the output pictures comprising a set of first output pictures and a plurality of sets of second output pictures, each set of second output pictures being associated with one of the... Agent: Broadcom Corporation
20120287340 - Method and appratus for multiple audio outputs: A method for transmitting audio signals. The method of transmitting audio signals may include separately transmitting a video signal and an audio signal. Further, the method of transmitting audio signals may include transmitting a first video signal and a first audio signal to one component, transmitting a second video signal... Agent: Eldon Technology Limited
20120287341 - System and method for synchronizing a video signal and a sensor signal: A system synchronizing video and sensor signals includes: a camera acquiring a video signal; a sensor having first synchronization clock, generating a sensor signal corresponding to the video signal, adding, to the sensor signal, acquisition time from the first synchronization clock; a controller having second synchronization clock, controlling to receive... Agent: Rd-tek Co., Ltd.
20120287342 - Horizontal synchronization detection device: A horizontal synchronization detection device includes a pulse detection portion that detects a pulse in a horizontal synchronization signal contained in a video signal and acquires a pulse width of the detected pulse, a synchronization pulse decision portion that determines the pulse satisfying a condition that a difference between its... Agent: Renesas Electronics Corporation
20120287343 - Display system: A display system is described that extends the functionality of a mobile display device such that video content generated thereby can be displayed by a different display device, wherein such video content may be the same as or different from video content currently being displayed by the mobile display device.... Agent: Openpeak Inc.
20120287344 - Audio and video data multiplexing for multimedia stream switch: Embodiments of the invention describe a multimedia stream switch capable of multiplexing the audio and the video data of a multimedia stream separately. The multiplexing features of embodiments of the invention enable a multimedia stream switch to control each multimedia data type separately instead of multiplexing the whole streams (i.e.,... Agent:
20120287345 - System and method for automatically tuning video signals: This invention discloses an automatically signal-tuning system for using in video signal transmission. The system can use the auto-tuning function in video transmission circuit to make the system automatically detect the extents of frequency loss and delay affected by a transmitting cable and to adjust the received signal to approximate... Agent: Cmsc, Inc.
20120287346 - Display, television set, and liquid crystal television set: This display includes a light source, a light guide plate having a side surface constituting a light-receiving surface on which light emitted from the light source is incident, a bottom surface, and a surface constituting a light-emitting surface, a plurality of light directing portions provided on the bottom surface of... Agent: Funai Electric Co., Ltd.
20120287347 - Lighting device, display device and television receiver: A lighting device includes a light source, a chassis housing the light source, and a reflection sheet provided in the chassis. The reflection sheet includes a bottom portion and a sloped portion. The bottom portion extends along a surface of the bottom plate and the sloped portion extends from a... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
20120287348 - Lighting device, display device and television receiver: In order to improve brightness in a lighting device, a backlight unit 12 includes: LEDs 17 as a light source; a light guide member 19 having end portions LE facing the LEDs 17 and guiding light from the LEDs 17 to a light output side; a pressing member 16 configured... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
20120287349 - Liquid crystal display device, television receiver and display method employed in liquid crystal display device: Provided is a liquid crystal display device including: pixels that are provided in a row direction and a column direction in which data signal lines extend, the pixels each including a plurality of pixel electrodes, in a pixel, in an nth frame, a pixel electrode being electrically connected to a... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
20120287351 - 3d pointing devices: A remote control device, e.g., a 3D pointing device, has a ring-shaped or arcuate-shaped housing and at least one sensor mounted within the housing for sensing movement of said remote control device. The housing is adapted to promote a user's arm, hand and wrist to be substantially in a neutral... Agent: Hillcrest Laboratories, Inc.
20120287350 - Remote controller, and control method and system using the same: Provided are a remote controller, and a control method and system using the same. The remote controller controls an electronic device and includes an input unit that is disposed on a first surface of a main body and provides first and second user interfaces. A sensor unit is configured to... Agent: Toshiba Samsung Storage Technology Korea Corporate
20120287352 - Lighting device, display device and television receiver: A backlight unit 24 of the present invention includes an LED light source 28, a light guide plate 20 and a lens member 26. The light guide plate 20 is configured to guide light that enters a light entrance surface 20a from the LED light source 28. The light entrance... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
20120287353 - Display, television set, and liquid crystal television set: This display includes point light sources, a light guide plate including a light-receiving surface on which light emitted from the point light sources is directly incident, opposed to the point light sources, and a display cell provided on a surface of the light guide plate, while a plurality of projecting... Agent: Funai Electric Co., Ltd.
20120287354 - Electro-optical light control element, display and medium: The present invention relates to an electro-optical light modulation element and to electro-optical displays and display systems, such as television screens and computer monitors, containing elements of this type. The light modulation elements according to the invention contain a mesogenic modulation medium which is in the isotropic phase during operation... Agent: Merck Patent Gesellschaft Mit Beschrankter Haftung
20120287355 - Lighting device, display device, and television receiver: It is an object of the present invention to provide a lighting device with improved light use efficiency. A lighting device according to the present invention includes: LEDs 22 with a light emitting surface 22A; a light guide plate 50 with a light entrance surface 50D and a light exit... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
20120287356 - Television and electronic device: According to one embodiment, a television includes a display panel, a flat plate-shaped cover further includes a margin portion around four sides of the cover, such as to extrude outward from the display panel, a pin extending from the margin portion in a direction crossing the cover and includes a... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba11/08/2012 > 103 patent applications in 65 patent subcategories. recently filed with US Patent Office
20120281054 - Integrated system for underwater viewing and communications in turbid water: An integrated system for diving operations for use in turbid water by a remote operator comprising a surface console station that supports the receipt of tethered command and control of system components and display for received real-time video via a communications channel; a remote wearable information processing unit tethered to... Agent:
20120281055 - Method and system for implementing three-party video call by mobile terminals: The disclosure discloses a method for implementing a three-party video call by mobile terminals, which comprises: starting a Bluetooth feature of an intelligent mobile terminal acting as a server and that of an intelligent mobile terminal acting as a client, respectively; after a server intelligent mobile terminal and a client... Agent: Zte Corporation
20120281056 - Portable remote presence robot: A tele-presence system that includes a portable robot face coupled to a remote station. The robot face includes a robot monitor, a robot camera, a robot speaker and a robot microphone. The remote station includes a station monitor, a station camera, a station speaker and a station microphone. The portable... Agent:
20120281057 - Collaboration appliance and methods thereof: Generally described, the present disclosure relates to electronic devices. More specifically, the disclosure relates to a collaboration appliance and methods thereof. In one illustrative embodiment, the collaboration appliance can provide an all-in-one conference room solution having numerous functions and features. The collaboration appliance can incorporate a beam forming microphone array... Agent: Mitel Networks Corporation
20120281058 - Virtual inmate visitation: Included are systems and methods for a virtual inmate visitation. Some embodiments include providing a scheduling user interface for a visitor to schedule a video visitation, receiving a visitor scheduling request for the video visitation with an inmate, and determining a visitor type for the visitor. Some embodiments include providing,... Agent: Eyconix, LLC
20120281059 - Immersive remote conferencing: The subject disclosure is directed towards an immersive conference, in which participants in separate locations are brought together into a common virtual environment (scene), such that they appear to each other to be in a common space, with geometry, appearance, and real-time natural interaction (e.g., gestures) preserved. In one aspect,... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120281060 - Methods, systems and program products for managing video conferences: A computer program product for managing communications during a videoconference includes computer executable instructions stored on a computer readable storage medium that when executed by one or more computers causes the computers to receive an input first set of communications control parameters that apply to all videoconferences to be conducted... Agent:
20120281061 - Teleconference system: An aerial image forming portion forms, as an aerial image in space, an image of the other party's image displayed on a display device. A camera for shooting a user is placed at a position situated farther than the aerial image from the user. This makes it possible to reduce... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
20120281062 - Method, device, terminal and system for switching video resolution: A method for switching video resolution includes: confirming that a video sender and a video receiver have established a video communication connection, and obtaining an initial resolution of the video sender; confirming that bandwidth of the video communication connection and hardware of the video sender meet preset conditions, and switching... Agent: Tencent Technology (shenzhen) Company Limited
20120281063 - Systems and methods for providing personal video services: Systems and methods for processing video are provided. Video compression schemes are provided to reduce the number of bits required to store and transmit digital media in video conferencing or videoblogging applications. A photorealistic avatar representation of a video conference participant is created. The avatar representation can be based on... Agent:
20120281069 - Digital video signal output device and display device, and digital video signal output method and reception method: Provided is a digital video signal output device for outputting digital video signals to a display device for displaying pictures. The digital video signal output device captures display capability data having described therein video-data structure such as a 3D format and the like from the digital video display device. The... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20120281067 - Image processing method, image processing apparatus, and display apparatus: There is provided an image processing method which includes obtaining a first original image and a second original image, and determining, in accordance with magnitude relationship between parallactic information about an original image of one of the first original image and the second original image and parallactic information about an... Agent: Sony Corporation
20120281066 - Information processing device and information processing method: An information processing device comprising, a receiving unit to receive image data; a determining unit to determine whether the image data received by the receiving unit contain an image for three dimensional vision or not; a converting unit to convert, if the determining unit determines that the image data contain... Agent: Fujitsu Limited
20120281068 - Method for generating, transmitting and receiving stereoscopic images, and related devices: The present invention relates to a method for generating a stereoscopic video stream (101) comprising composite images (C) which comprise information about a right image (R) and a left image (L). According to the method, pixels are selected from the right image (R) and from the left image (L), and... Agent: Sisvel Technology S.r.l.
20120281070 - Performing video processing for frame sequential display for alternately displaying right and left images of stereoscopic video signals: The instant application describes a stereoscopic video processing system that includes an output image generator configured to generate interpolation frames in interpolation phases using the frames of the input video signal and the motion vector and output the frames of the input video signal or the interpolation frames as the... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20120281065 - System & method for rendering & transmission of three dimensional video and audio to a user: A dedicated server having a web application device that communicates with a user across a network transmitting a request for viewing a video style that is to be altered. The user selects a video style at his local computer. The application transmitting a choose request page asking to the user... Agent:
20120281064 - Universal 3d enabler and recorder: A method and apparatus to provide simplified control over image configuration from virtually any capture device and allows that image to be recorded and/or projected or displayed on any monitor is disclosed. This universality enables general ease of use, and uncouples the capture device from expensive system support, thus providing... Agent: 3d Surgical Solutions
20120281071 - Optical scanning device: A device for scanning a body orifice or surface including a light source and a wide angle lens. The light from the light source is projected in a pattern distal or adjacent to the wide angle lens. Preferably, the pattern is within a focal surface of the wide angle lens.... Agent: 3dm Systems, Inc.
20120281072 - Focused plenoptic camera employing different apertures or filtering at different microlenses: Methods and apparatus for capturing and rendering images with focused plenoptic cameras employing different filtering at different microlenses. In a focused plenoptic camera, the main lens creates an image at the focal plane. That image is re-imaged on the sensor multiple times by an array of microlenses. Different filters that... Agent:
20120281075 - Broadcast signal receiver and method for processing video data: The present invention relates to a broadcast signal receiver and to a data-processing method for same, which can output a portion of 3D vide data contained in a single video stream as 2D images using signaling information associated with 2D images. Particularly, the receiver and method of the present invention... Agent: Lg Electronics Inc.
20120281073 - Customization of 3dtv user interface position: A custom interface depth may be provided. A content stream, such as a three-dimensional television signal, comprising a plurality of video planes may be displayed. In response to receiving a request to adjust a depth of at least one of the video planes, the display depth of the requested video... Agent: Cisco Technology, Inc.
20120281076 - Generation interpolation frames: The instant application describes a stereoscopic video processing system that includes a vector detector configured to detect a motion vector associated with frames of an input video signal; an output image generator configured to generate interpolation frames based on the frames of the input video signal and the motion vector... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20120281074 - Three-dimensional image processing method and three-dimensional image processing circuit using the same method: A three-dimensional image processing method and a three-dimensional image processing circuit using the above method are provided. The method is configured for processing N source images, and N is a natural number and is larger than or equal to two. Each of the source images corresponds to a visual angle,... Agent: Au Optronics Corp.
20120281077 - Method and system for reading and validating identity documents: Method and system for reading and validating identity documents The method comprises:—acquiring an image of a first and/or a second side of an identity document for a visible light spectrum using a camera of a portable device; - automatically reading MRZ characters and/or VIZ characters in said acquired image; and—identifying... Agent: Icar Vision Systems S L
20120281078 - Image display apparatus and capsule endoscope system: An image display apparatus includes an image processing unit; a position estimating unit; a display unit; a processing time estimating unit; and a processing setting unit for instructing the image processing unit and/or the position estimating unit to execute processing, wherein the display unit displays selection content selected in a... Agent: Olympus Medical Systems Corp.
20120281079 - Systems and methods for automatic skin-based identification of people using digital images: Systems and methods are provided for automatic identification of a person based on an analysis of the person's skin. In one embodiment, a method for automatically identifying a person comprises acquiring white-light and UV images of a portion of the person's skin, generating a skin mask from the white-light image,... Agent: Brightex Bio-photonics LLC
20120281080 - User behavior tracing method, apparatus and system used in touch screen terminals: A user behavior tracing method for a touch screen terminal includes capturing display content of a touch screen of the touch screen terminal through snapshotting, and capturing, through a sensing element of the touch screen, a coordinate corresponding to an operating behavior that is performed on the display content by... Agent:
20120281081 - Infrared imaging system and method of operating: A lens unit (120) shows longitudinal chromatic aberration and focuses an imaged scene into a first image for the infrared range in a first focal plane and into a second image for the visible range in a second focal plane. An optical element (150) manipulates the modulation transfer function assigned... Agent: Sony Corporation
20120281082 - Tube lens, imaging optical system and microscope: A tube lens used in combination with an objective of the infinity correction type that enlarges the image of an object includes a first lens group including a cemented lens and having a positive power, a second lens group having a negative power, and a third lens group including a... Agent: Olympus Corporation
20120281083 - Thermal imager with hermetically sealed and pressurized housing: The present invention relates to an imaging device with a thermal imaging surveillance capability for safety, security and situational awareness. Closed circuit television systems (CCTV) are usually supported on drive and actuating mechanisms so that their active imaging portions are housed in a protective environment in a transparent dome. Existing... Agent:
20120281084 - Inspection system for a combustor of a turbine engine: An inspection system formed at least from an inspection system housing including at least one internal chamber that supports an extendible camera support shaft extending distally through a pilot nozzle port into a combustor of a gas turbine engine is disclosed. The inspection system may include a camera capable of... Agent:
20120281086 - Distance measurement apparatus and distance measurement method: A distance measurement apparatus includes: an imaging device which captures an image; a diffractive optical device which diffracts a subject image; an optical system which forms, on the imaging device, the image from the subject image diffracted by the diffractive optical device; and a distance measurement unit which measures a... Agent:
20120281085 - In-scene determination of aerosol parameters from imagery: A computer implemented method and apparatus estimate background reflectance, aerosol type and visibility within a multispectral imagery using the measured spectral radiance of one or more calibration targets of known reflectance and the measured radiance of the background of the target. The computer implemented method and apparatus uses predefined aerosol... Agent: Raytheon Company
20120281087 - Three-dimensional scanner for hand-held phones: A method for scanning an object in three dimensions that includes providing a handheld device and a first lens assembly, the first lens assembly removably attached to the body, the first lens assembly including a first lens and a support, the support configured to provide a fixed position for the... Agent: Faro Technologies, Inc.
20120281091 - Connection node providing supplemental bandwidth for mobile units: A connection node provides a high bandwidth connection on demand to mobile units that are in need of increased bandwidth for data transfers. In this manner, the connection node can supplement the bandwidth available to a mobile unit so that large volumes of data can be communicated to and from... Agent:
20120281089 - Mine operation monitoring system: A mine operation monitoring system a plurality of mine equipment interfaces each being located at a mine operation and being associated with at least one item of mine equipment, each mine equipment interface being arranged to monitor operation of the at least one associated item of mine equipment. A plurality... Agent:
20120281090 - System, method, and device for intelligence gathering and position tracking: A mobile communication device that may be used by an investigator to secretly record a suspect and track the investigator's location includes a microphone for detecting sounds, a communication component for transmitting signals or data representative of the sounds to one of the portable computers via the wireless communication network,... Agent: Sur-tec, Inc.
20120281088 - Wireless monitoring system: An image capturing apparatus includes a number of cameras, an image processor a wireless transmitter and a transmitting antenna. The cameras are mounted in a modular data center and capture images of the modular data center. The image processor incorporates the captured images to from a monitoring image. The wireless... Agent: Hong Fu Jin Precision Industry (shenzhen) Co., Ltd.
20120281093 - Detection system for assisting a driver when driving a vehicle using a plurality of image capturing devices: A detection system (5) for assisting a driver when driving a vehicle, the system (5) comprising: a plurality of image capturing devices (98) mounted to the vehicle to capture images of the external environment of the vehicle; an image processing module (95) to identify potential hazards in real-time from the... Agent: The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
20120281092 - Visual communication using a robotic device: Technology is described for visually communicating using a robotic device. An example of a method can include a video feed sent from the video camera of the robotic device to the remote user. A projection surface identified in the video feed can then be sent to the remote user using... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120281094 - Monitoring occupancy of a space: A queue monitoring system for monitoring persons queuing to use electronic transaction apparatus, wherein the apparatus comprises at least one user interface, the system comprising one or more cameras for providing data relating to persons queuing and processing apparatus configured to process the data to determine one or more parameters... Agent:
20120281095 - Enterprise management system and auditing method employed thereby: An auditing method comprises controlling at least one camera device at least at one facility to cause the at least one camera to acquire at least one image of a designated region within the at least one facility; at a remote location, comparing the acquired at least one image of... Agent: Sentry Technology Corporation
20120281096 - Storage tank inspection system and method: A multi-sensor method and system for imaging and inspecting a storage tank that holds a liquid. The system includes an infrared sensor including a scanning vertical mount positioned outside the storage tank, an ultrasonic sensor array positioned outside the storage tank, and at least one of an ultrasonic sensor positioned... Agent: Honeywell-enraf B.v.
20120281098 - System for producing enhanced thermal images: An imaging device has a thermal sensor to remotely measure respective temperatures of regions within an imaging field and to generate temperature information signals. A motion tracking system tracks motion of the thermal sensor and generates position information signals representing positions of the thermal sensor during the temperature measurements. An... Agent: Redshift Systems Corporation
20120281097 - Vehicle media system: A vehicle media system is disclosed. The system includes a media unit mounted to a headrest of the vehicle. The media unit includes a video camera oriented towards a passenger area of the vehicle and an infrared camera configured to capture infrared images. A display monitor is disposed in the... Agent:
20120281099 - Double pass back side image sensor systems and methods: Double pass back side image (BSI) sensor systems and methods are disclosed. The BSI sensor may include a substrate, pixel reflectors formed on the substrate, and pixel photodiodes fabricated in the substrate, each pixel photodiode positioned over a respective one of the pixel reflectors. Micro-lenses may be formed over each... Agent: Aptina Imaging Corporation
20120281100 - Control system and method for a computer using a projector: A computer and method executes an operation when a user places an object between a projector and a projection screen, wherein the computer is connected to the projector. The computer captures an image of the projection screen. Furthermore, the computer obtains coordinates of each pixel of an shape of a... Agent: Hong Fu Jin Precision Industry (shenzhen) Co., Ltd
20120281101 - Electronic device, imaging device, image reproduction method, image reproduction program, recording medium with image reproduction program recorded thereupon, and image reproduction device: An electronic device includes: a communication unit that performs communication with an external device; and a control unit that issues a command to the external device via the communication unit, on the basis of at least one of capacity of the external device, and capacity of the electronic device.... Agent: Nikon Corporation
20120281102 - Portable terminal, activity history depiction method, and activity history depiction system: A terminal information acquisition unit 11 acquires information including position information of a portable terminal 10, direction information in which the portable terminal 10 faces, and terminal posture information of the portable terminal 10. A camera unit 12 generates a camera image obtained by taking an image of surrounding. A... Agent: Nec Corporation
20120281103 - Image pickup apparatus, control method, and storage medium: An image pickup apparatus capable of achieving in-focus photographing with a reduced time lag. A system controller of the image pickup apparatus detects an in-focus state of image while moving a focus lens in an optical axis direction, and detects a state of a photographing scene at image acquisition. When... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120281104 - Picture processing device, picture processing method, program for picture processing, and imaging device: The picture processing device of the present invention includes: a rotational motion distance calculating unit which calculates a rotational motion distance of a second picture with respect to a first picture; a cutout picture generating unit which (i) generates a first cutout picture from the first picture, and (ii) and... Agent:
20120281105 - Automatic photographing system and method thereof: An automatic photographing method is provided. The method includes the steps of: receiving a dialing message from a telecommunications network; recognizing a phone number from the dialing message, and controlling a camera module to take at least one photo according to the dialing message; and performing image processing to the... Agent:
20120281106 - Apparatus, and associated method, for stabilizing a video sequence: An apparatus, and an associated method, for facilitating stabilization of a recorded video sequence, formed of captured image frames. Captured image frames are cropped by a frame cropper. Cropping of an image is dependent upon lighting conditions. Upon the occurrence of a low-light, lighting condition, the amount of cropping is... Agent: Research In Motion Limited
20120281107 - Imaging apparatus capable of recognizing photographic scene and method for the same: To output stable results as necessary when recognizing scenes with a camera. Unless the result of scene recognition can be stabilized, an output result will confuse the user. In consideration thereof, by combiningly performing processing for determining what type of scene a particular scene is and processing for monitoring whether... Agent: Fujifilm Corporation
20120281108 - Image processing apparatus and image processing method: An image processing apparatus divides image data captured while a flash light is not emitted into a plurality of areas, calculates color evaluation value for each of the divided areas. The apparatus divides image data captured while the flash light is emitted into a plurality of areas and to calculate... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120281109 - Photographing system for performing color correction of an image of a subject using spectroscopic information of the subject: A photographing system for photographing a subject includes a color information detecting section for detecting color information of the subject, a color image capturing section for capturing a color image of the subject, and a color correcting section for performing color correction of a color image captured by the color... Agent: Olympus Corporation
20120281110 - Image processing apparatus and image processing method: An image processing apparatus calculates a difference in color temperature between a first white balance (WB) correction value based on image data with flash and a second WB correction value based on image data without flash. The image forming apparatus calculates motion amounts of an object and the apparatus, and... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120281111 - Image processing device, image processing method, and program: Long and short exposure time pixel information are input to pixel information. A long exposure time image set with the pixel values assuming all of the pixels have been exposed for a long time and a short exposure time image set with the pixel values assuming all of the pixels... Agent: Sony Corporation
20120281112 - Audio recording device and imaging device: An audio recording device comprises an audio input unit, a detect unit, and a control unit. The audio input unit includes a connection unit and an audio receive unit. The connection unit is configured to connect with an external pickup device. The audio receive unit is configured to receive the... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20120281113 - Using a multi-chip system in a package (mcsip) in imaging applications to yield a low cost, small size camera on a chip: According to some embodiments, a camera includes a multi-chip system in a package (MCSiP). The MCSiP comprising a set of electronics, an encapsulate, and a plurality of interconnects. The set of electronics includes a plurality of bare integrated circuit dies and other passive or active electronic components. Each die is... Agent: Raytheon Company
20120281116 - Camera and control method of camera: An apparatus includes an imaging unit to capture an image of an object, a selection unit to select one of a plurality of shooting modes of the imaging unit, a recording unit to record the captured image onto a recording medium, a switching unit to switch between a reproduction mode... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120281114 - System, method and apparatus for providing an adaptive media experience: A system, method, and apparatus for providing an adaptive interactive media experience are described. Aspects of the invention provide instruction for an actor performing in a virtual studio. The actor and a video capture device are directed using one or more specified video templates. The templates may be associated with... Agent: Ivi Media LLC
20120281115 - Systems and methods for managing video transmission and storage: Embodiments described herein provide systems and methods for managing quality level of video transmission and storage. In a particular embodiment, a method provides receiving a video at a received quality level in a video storage system and determining a characteristic of the video. The method further provides determining whether the... Agent:
20120281118 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method and imaging apparatus: A composite image is generated by a method including: detecting at least one in a captured image; judging arrangement of the at least one subject by an arithmetic operation; selecting at least one composition-purpose image at random in accordance with the arrangement of the at least one subject; determining arrangement... Agent:
20120281117 - Information display apparatus, image taking apparatus, and method and computer program for controlling displaying information: An information display apparatus includes an input device adapted to input user operation information, a touch sensor adapted to detect the state of the input device in terms of whether the input device is touched by a user, a display adapted to display information, and a control unit adapted to... Agent: Sony Corporation
20120281119 - Image data creation support device and image data creation support method: A user enters an input for selecting an image-capturing mode. The user then captures the image of a target with a desired zoon factor as a target image. An image-capturing device determines a zoom factor for an image to be captured starting from the target image and then captures an... Agent: Sony Computer Entertainment Inc.
20120281121 - Apparatus and method for selective pixel binning: An output level of a pixel is determined using a reflected light reflected against an object. Pixel binning is selectively performed according to the output level of the pixel.... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20120281120 - Image processing method and image processing apparatus: An image processing method and an image processing apparatus are provided. In the image processing method, each of a plurality of original images is divided into K bands, where K is a positive integer greater than or equal to 1. A plurality of local motions of each band in any... Agent: Altek Corporation
20120281122 - Method and apparatus for canceling chromatic aberration: Provided are a method and apparatus for canceling chromatic aberration. In the method, only chrominance signals are filtered using an asymmetrical mask according to the characteristics of chromatic aberration occurring from among a luminance/chrominance coordinates system. Accordingly, it is possible to cancel chromatic aberration regardless of the characteristics of a... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20120281123 - Image processing apparatus and control method for image processing apparatus: The present invention provides an image processing apparatus for detecting, from image data generated by an image sensor constituted by a plurality of pixels, a signal from a defective pixel of the image sensor, including first determination means for obtaining a first determination value indicating a magnitude of a difference... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120281125 - Solid state image pick-up device: The solid state image pick-up device comprises a chip wherein an object to be photographed is put directly on the back surface of the chip, a light incident on the object enters the inner portion of the chip, signal electric charges generated in the inner portion of the chip by... Agent:
20120281124 - Solid-state imaging device, method for driving the same, and camera: A solid-state imaging device according to the present invention includes: first vertical transfer units; transfer control units disposed in correspondence with the first vertical transfer units on m columns, and each configured to selectively transfer the signal charges transferred by any of the corresponding first vertical transfer units; and second... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20120281126 - Digital integration sensor: Multiple scans of a digital integration image sensor are combined to form an output image. The sensor scans or portions thereof may be positionally-shifted relative to one another, and may be acquired in uniform or non-uniform exposure intervals. Selected pixels within at least one of the scans may be excluded... Agent:
20120281129 - Camera control: Apparatus has at least one processor and at least one memory having computer-readable code stored thereon which when executed controls the at least one processor: to receive gestural data representing a user gesture made independently of any touch-based input interface of a device; to identify from the gestural data a... Agent: Nokia Corporation
20120281127 - Digital camera user interface for text entry: A portable electronic device providing a user-specified input string, comprising: user controls enabling a user to select between at least an up input, a down input, a left input, a right input, and a confirmation input; and a program memory storing instructions configured to implement a method for providing a... Agent:
20120281128 - Tailoring audio video output for viewer position and needs: An assembly that can determine position of a viewer of an audio video device and direct changes in audio and video output in response to azimuth, elevation, and range of the viewer in relation to the assembly. The assembly can also utilize facial recognition to direct changes in audio and... Agent: Sony Corporation
20120281130 - Image pickup device: The image pickup device includes display control means that controls display means that is capable of displaying a live view, and control means that drives and controls a focus lens in the correction mode on the basis of the second focusing information or corrected first focusing information, which is first... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120281131 - Automatic focusing apparatus: An automatic focusing apparatus includes a position detecting unit for a focus unit, a driving unit for the focus unit, a focus detecting unit using a phase difference method, a contrast acquiring unit for picking up an image of object, and a focusing determining unit based on a contrast, a... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120281132 - Image capturing device, image capturing method, program, and integrated circuit: An image capturing device includes: a pre-capturing module which captures an imaging target at each of different focus positions in a predetermined focus range and outputs, as a capturing result, a plurality of pre-captured images lower in resolution than the output image; an object sharpness evaluating module which computes a... Agent:
20120281134 - Camera: In a camera, a first cam is rotated to assume a rotational phase at which drive of a first shutter blade set with a first drive force is not hindered and a second drive force charge cam face in contact with a second charge member charges a second drive force... Agent: Nikon Corporation
20120281133 - Image capture device, image capture device control method, and program: A moving subject detection map is generated by performing moving subject region determination based on input image information from an image capture portion, and is used to set an exposure pattern for a moving subject detected pixel region. The exposure pattern is cyclically arranged with multiple different exposure times. The... Agent: Sony Corporation
20120281135 - Handpiece camera: A handpiece camera, comprising an illumination device optical elements, and an image converter. A housing is provided with an entrance window, through which an observation light returning from an examination area shines in, which is subsequently conducted to the image converter by the optical elements. The camera has a head... Agent:
20120281136 - Data processing apparatus: There are provided horizontal interpolation unit which creates interpolation data for each of pixels forming a horizontal line and performs interpolation in order for each of the pixels to have two color data of the interpolation data and original pixel data, for each horizontal line of Bayer data output from... Agent: Nikon Corporation
20120281137 - Method and apparatus for transcribing multimedia broadcasting program: A method for transcribing a multimedia broadcasting program is provided by the disclosure. The method comprises the following steps: during playing of the multimedia broadcasting program, when a transcribing command is received, program contents cached in a preset caching area is transferred into a storage device of a mobile terminal,... Agent: Zte Corporation
20120281138 - Sensory effect media generating and consuming method and apparatus thereof: Provided is a method and apparatus for generating and consuming sensory effect media. The method for generating sensory effect media includes receiving sensory effect information about sensory effects that are applied to media, and generating sensory effect metadata including the received sensory effect information. The sensory effect metadata includes effect... Agent: Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute
20120281139 - System and method for video caption re-overlaying for video adaptation and retargeting: In accordance with an embodiment, a method of processing an electronic image having caption text includes receiving the electronic source image, detecting the caption text in the electronic source image, reformatting the electronic source image, reformatting the caption text, and overlaying the reformatted caption text on the reformatted electronic image... Agent: Futurewei Technologies, Inc.
20120281140 - Coherent synchronization and framing in a digital television receiver: The current application is directed to maintaining the correct number of symbols in a protocol frame in a digital communications receiver, to prevent catastrophic failure due to dynamic multipath or cycle slips. Timing recovery and framing are coherent, facilitated by placing channel estimation directly into a larger timing recovery loop.... Agent:
20120281141 - Reception apparatus, reception method, and program: A reception apparatus includes: a reception unit configured to receive a broadcast stream at least including a data stream for data broadcasting; a first style selector configured to select a display style for each of data broadcast content acquired from the broadcast stream received by the reception unit; a second... Agent:
20120281142 - Technique for video quality estimation: An objective video quality estimation technique is disclosed. The technique may be based on a video bitstream model, using parameters taken from the video coding layer of the bitstream for estimating the quality of the video. The technique can be implemented as a method, a computer program, a computer program... Agent: Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson(publ)
20120281143 - Numeric input using navigation keys: Characters representing each of numerals zero (0) through nine (9) and a decimal point are assigned to one of four directional navigation keys. Each character is further assigned to a different number of presses of the respective directional navigation key. User navigation, using at least one of the four directional... Agent:
20120281144 - Video-audio playing system relating to 2-view application and method thereof: A video-audio playing system relating to 2-view application and a method thereof are provided. In the present invention, sound signals respectively corresponding to two independent image frames are captured and played in coordinating with the displaying of these two independent image frames. Accordingly, two users can respectively watch two image... Agent: Au Optronics Corporation
20120281146 - Image processing device, image processing method, and program for image processing: An image processing device of the present invention includes: a motion amount estimating unit which estimates, using feature points extracted from each of a first picture and a second picture, a motion amount indicating an amount of displacement of the second picture with respect to the first picture, the second... Agent:
20120281145 - Least squares matrix compression and decompression in a digital television receiver: The current application is directed to reducing the implementation cost of least squares (LS) channel estimation in a digital communications receiver. An inverse correlation matrix is compressed on a per-diagonal basis for low cost storage in the receiver. The inverse correlation matrix is decompressed and utilized online on a per-diagonal... Agent:
20120281147 - Control system with bidirectional selection: A control system with bidirectional selection includes an audio/video receiving device and an audio/video transmission device. The audio/video receiving device serves to transmit an input command to a signal processing module via a first control interface for the signal processing module to generate a control signal and transmit the control... Agent:
20120281148 - Lighting device, display device and television receiver: In a backlight unit, expansion of a light guide plate and thermal deformation of a light source board may occur. It is an object of the present invention to maintain optical design of the backlight unit with absorbing the expansion of the light guide plate. The backlight unit 24 includes... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
20120281149 - Mobile terminal: A mobile device stores a TV application for serving as a remote control capable of controlling a TV receiver. The mobile device starts the process of starting the TV application and transmits, to the TV receiver, control signals to turn on the TV receiver before the TV application has been... Agent: Funai Electric Co., Ltd.
20120281150 - Apparatus and method for multi-streaming for more than three pixel component values: A method and apparatus provides pixel information for one or more displays by producing for output on a single link, packet based pixel component multi-stream information on two or more streams. A first stream may include a portion of per-pixel component values, such as RGB pixel component values, whereas the... Agent: Ati Technologies Ulc
20120281151 - Lighting device, display device and television receiver: A lighting device is provided in which a distance between a light guide plate and a light source can be held constant, and thus an optical design thereof can be maintained. A backlight unit 24 according to the present invention includes an LED board 30, an LED 28, a light... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
20120281152 - System and method for projecting onto an upper surface of a body of water: A projection system for projecting light such as images or content upon a liquid surface such as a lake or pool surface. The system includes an agitation assembly selectively operable to agitate a portion of the upper surface of liquid to form a projection screen. The system includes a projector... Agent: Disney Enterprises, Inc.
20120281155 - Light source unit, lighting device, display device and television receiver: A light source unit in which color reproduction range is widened and uneven brightness and color unevenness are less likely to occur is provided. The light source unit includes light source sets 21 each of which includes a first light source 22 and a second light source, and an LED... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
20120281153 - Lighting device, display device and television receiver: A lighting device that achieves a small housing member and an appropriate positioning of an optical member is provided. The lighting device includes an LED board 40, a light guide plate 31 including an end surface 33 facing the LED board 40, an optical sheet 50 covering a light exit... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
20120281154 - Lighting device, display device, and television receiver: In a lighting device, unevenness is less likely to be caused in exited light. A backlight unit 12 includes LEDs 17 as light sources, at least two LED boards 18 having the LEDs 17 thereon, a connecting portion 23 electrically connecting the at least two LED boards 18, and a... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
20120281156 - Display device and electronic equipment: A display device includes a pixel array section, the pixel array section having pixels arranged in a matrix form, at least one of the pixels including an electro-optical element, a write transistor, a holding capacitance, a drive transistor, and a switching transistor. A write scan line is disposed for each... Agent: Sony Corporation11/01/2012 > 143 patent applications in 77 patent subcategories. recently filed with US Patent Office
20120274725 - System and method for combining instant messaging and video communication systems: A method and apparatus for initiating videoconferences in instant messaging systems is described, including posting of a videoconference URL in the instant messaging chat window if any of the desired participants of the videoconferencing session is unavailable, so that the unavailable participants can simply click on the videoconference URL and... Agent: Vidyo, Inc.
20120274726 - Session processing method and system: The disclosure discloses a session processing method, which includes: a wireless Access Terminal (AT) supporting wireless video sends a cluster user participation command to a conference control centre, wherein the command includes an identifier of a cluster user which is invited to participate in a video conference; the conference control... Agent: Zte Corporation
20120274729 - Method for creating a videoconferencing displayed image: A user can design their own custom composed view for a videoconference depending on the users' individualized needs. The view can include segments (windows) in which participating conferees' video images are presented and accessory elements such as window borders, text, icons, and the like. The content of the accessory elements... Agent: Polycom, Inc.
20120274727 - Methods and systems for sharing content via a collaboration screen: Video conferencing methods and systems that enable shared content to be displayed in a separate window within a screen or in a separate display are described. In one aspect, a method for establishing a video conference with shared content using a computing device includes capturing images of a first participant... Agent:
20120274728 - Video conference apparatus, method, and storage medium: An aspect of the present disclosure provides for connection to a video conference apparatus at a remote site. A method includes initiating transmission of an image of shared content to the video conference apparatus at the remote site, the image of the shared content representing data shared with the video... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
20120274731 - Collaborative recording of a videoconference using a recording server: A videoconference may be initiated between a plurality of endpoints. At least one of the endpoints may be coupled to a recording server, which may be configured to record the videoconference. A configuration may be selected (e.g., automatically or manually) for performing the recording. The endpoint (e.g., acting as an... Agent:
20120274733 - Conference device: A conference device receives and transmits at least one of images and voice via a communication network. The conference device includes a housing having an upper wall; and an operating unit installed on the upper wall. The operating unit includes a first operating member group made up of a plurality... Agent:
20120274730 - Distributed recording of a videoconference in multiple formats: A videoconference may be initiated between a plurality of endpoints. At least one of the endpoints may be coupled to a recording server, which may be configured to record the videoconference. A configuration may be selected (e.g., automatically or manually) for performing the recording. The endpoint (e.g., acting as an... Agent:
20120274732 - Systems and methods for reducing video crosstalk: Methods and systems that reduce video crosstalk in video streams sent between participants in a video conference are disclosed. In one aspect, a method for reducing video crosstalk in a video stream sent from a local site to a remote site includes projecting a video stream of the remote site... Agent:
20120274724 - White balance adjustment of an image at an information handling system: Videoconferencing images captured by a video camera in suboptimal lighting conditions are enhanced by analyzing light associated with a portion of the video camera field of view and applying that analysis for white balance of the entire field of view. For example, the face or silhouette of a videoconference participant... Agent:
20120274736 - Methods and systems for communicating focus of attention in a video conference: Methods and systems for communicating each participant's focus of attention in a video conference are described. In one aspect, a method for communicating where each participant's attention is focused in a video conference includes receiving each remote participant's video and audio streams and focus of attention data, based on the... Agent:
20120274734 - System and method for providing enhanced eye gaze in a video conferencing environment: An apparatus is provided in one example and includes first and second cameras configured to capture image data associated with an end user involved in a video session. The can further include a display configured to interface with the cameras, and a shaft coupled to a rotor. The cameras are... Agent: Cisco Technology, Inc.
20120274735 - System and method for providing enhanced eye gaze in a video conferencing environment: An apparatus is provided in one example and includes an eye gaze module configured to interact with a processor and a memory element such that the apparatus is configured for: receiving first video data from a first camera; receiving second video data from a second camera; determining which of the... Agent: Cisco Technology, Inc.
20120274739 - Image splicing method and apparatus: The present invention discloses an image splicing method and apparatus, and relates to the field of image processing technologies. In embodiments of the present invention, first, a spatial relationship parameter between two scenes is determined; a spatial relationship parameter between two cameras that photograph the two scenes respectively, and internal... Agent: Huawei Device Co.,ud.
20120274738 - Method and apparatus for shooting panorama: The present invention discloses a method and an apparatus for shooting a panorama, so as to solve the problems in the prior art that images with high quality cannot be obtained in the shooting process of a panorama and the shot images cannot be directly combined into a panorama without... Agent: Zte Corporation
20120274737 - Vehicle periphery monitoring device: Wide-angle imaging data obtained by capturing a view of a vehicle periphery can be converted into wide-angle display data for displaying the view in the same field of view on a display device, and into enlarged display data for enlarging and displaying a portion of the wide-angle imaging data. When... Agent: Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha
20120274742 - Generation interpolation frames: The instant application describes a stereoscopic video processing system that includes a vector detector configured to detect a motion vector associated with frames of an input video signal; an output image generator configured to generate an output video signal by generating interpolation frames based on the frames of the input... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20120274741 - Method and apparatus for transmitting and receiving stereoscopic video: A method of receiving stereoscopic video according to the present invention includes receiving a bit stream including image information, extracting a base image stream corresponding to a base image and an additional image stream corresponding to an additional image from the bit stream, generating the base image and the additional... Agent: Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute
20120274740 - Method for processing video input by detecting if picture of one view is correctly paired with another picture of another view for specific presentation time and related processing apparatus thereof: A method of processing a video input which transmits pictures of a first view and pictures of a second view includes: checking the video input to detect if a first picture of one of the first and second views is correctly paired with a second picture of the other of... Agent:
20120274743 - Image display device and capsule endoscope system: An image display device includes: a memory unit that stores internal body image data acquired via a receiver from a capsule endoscope taking internal body image of a subject and information that is associated with the internal body image data and related to a position of the capsule endoscope within... Agent: Olympus Medical Systems Corp.
20120274746 - Method for determining a set of optical imaging functions for three-dimensional flow measurement: The invention relates to a method for determining a set of optical imaging functions that describe the imaging of a measuring volume onto each of a plurality of detector surfaces on which the measuring volume can be imaged at in each case a different observation angle by means of detection... Agent: Lavision Gmbh
20120274744 - Structured light imaging system: Structured light imaging method and systems are described. An imaging method generates a stream of light pulses, converts the stream after reflection by a scene to charge, stores charge converted during the light pulses to a first storage element, and stores charge converted between light pulses to a second storage... Agent: Aptina Imaging Corporation
20120274745 - Three-dimensional imager and projection device: The systems and methods described herein include a device that can scan the surrounding environment and construct a 3D image, map, or representation of the surrounding environment using, for example, invisible light projected into the environment. In some implementations, the device can also project into the surrounding environment one or... Agent:
20120274748 - Stereoscopic image display device and method for driving the same: A stereoscopic image display device and a method for driving the stereoscopic image display device. The stereoscopic image display device divides pixels of a display panel into first sub-divided pixels and second sub-divided pixels. The second sub-divided pixels are controlled to function as an active black stripe during a 3D... Agent: Lg Display Co., Ltd.
20120274749 - Stereoscopic video display device: According to an embodiment, a stereoscopic video display device displays images for a plurality of view point directions on a displaying device while switching between the images at predetermined time intervals. The stereoscopic video display device includes a calculator configured to calculate a crosstalk amount of a first image for... Agent:
20120274747 - Stereoscopic video display device and stereoscopic video display method: According to one embodiment, there is provided a stereoscopic video display device including a depth information generator, a depth controller, an image generator, and an image display unit. The depth controller creates a weighted histogram of the depth value by weighting a frequency of each depth value, and adjusts the... Agent:
20120274750 - Apparatus, systems and methods for shared viewing experience using head mounted displays: Systems and methods are operable to share a viewing experience of a free viewpoint format media content event. An exemplary embodiment receives the free viewpoint format media content event, receives unique geometric orientation information from each one of a plurality of head mounted displays (HMDs), determines a unique viewpoint location... Agent: Echostar Technologies L.L.C.
20120274751 - Inclusion detection in polished gemstones: A method and apparatus for generating a 3D model of and/or detecting inclusions in a polished gemstone such as diamond is described. The gemstone (103) is rotated in a series of discrete increments. At each rotational position of the gemstone, the gemstone (103) is illuminated with collimated light (111,112) and... Agent: De Beers Centenary Ag
20120274753 - Electronic endoscope signal-processing device and electronic endoscope system: An electronic endoscope signal-processing device is provided that includes a gradation compensation processor. The gradation compensation processor compensates for R, G and B gradations by controlling R, G and B tone curves defining relationship between input values and output values of each of the R, G and B signals. The... Agent: Hoya Corporation
20120274754 - Image processing device, endoscope system, information storage device, and image processing method: An image processing device has a first image acquisition section acquiring a first image which is an image that has information within a wavelength band of white light, a second image acquisition section acquiring a second image which is an image that has information within a specific wavelength band, an... Agent: Olympus Corporation
20120274752 - Impedance matching apparatus and endoscope including the same: An impedance matching apparatus includes: a cable that transmits a rectangular wave outputted from a solid image pickup device; a correlated double sampling circuit that performs scanning of the rectangular wave by sampling the rectangular wave with a timing of a signal clamp pulse being changed, based on a timing... Agent: Olympus Medical Systems Corp.
20120274755 - System and method for human detection and counting using background modeling, hog and haar features: A system for adaptive learning based human detection for channel input of captured human image signals, the system comprising: a sensor for tracking real-time images of an environment of interest; a feature extraction and classifiers generation processor for extracting a plurality of features and classifying the features associated with time-space... Agent: Tata Consultancy Services Limited
20120274757 - Charged particle beam device and a method of improving image quality of the same: The invention relates to a technique of improving a contrast of a lower-layer pattern in a multi layer by synthesizing detected signals from a plurality of detectors by using an appropriate allocation ratio in accordance with pattern arrangement. In a charged particle beam device capable of improving image quality by... Agent:
20120274758 - Optical inspection apparatus and method: An optical apparatus and method for simultaneously scanning the profile of at least two adjacent surfaces of an article such as a wooden board moving along a travel path axis passing through an inspection area located at a central plane transverse to the travel path axis, involve first and second... Agent: Centre De Recherche Industrielle Du Quebec
20120274759 - Method and arrangement for monitoring current collectors and horizontal and vertical contact wire position on vehicle combinations: A method and a device for monitoring a train set include at least one lateral camera and at least two upper cameras. The cameras are fixedly disposed on a track section laterally and above the train set. A region of the contact wire having a carrier device and at least... Agent: Siemens Aktiengesellschaft
20120274760 - Method and particle analyzer for determining a broad particle size distribution: A method and a particle analyzer are provided for determining a particle size distribution of a liquid sample including particles of a lower size range, particles of an intermediate size range, and particles of an upper size range. A dark-field image frame is captured in which the particles of the... Agent:
20120274762 - Obtaining distance between different points on an imaged object: The present invention discloses an image capturing apparatus and a method for obtaining the distances between different points of an object to be shot during image capturing of said object. The method comprises: determining a pair of specified points on the object for distance measurement; focusing on each specified point... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120274761 - Vision system and method of operation: In an exemplary embodiment, a system includes a first camera, a second camera, and a processor wherein the second camera has a higher resolution than the first camera. The processor is communicatively coupled to the first camera and the second camera and is operable to determine a center coordinate of... Agent: Technologies Holdings Corp.
20120274763 - Device and method of focusing on points of objects: A measuring device and method is used to select focusing points on an object. A CCD of the measuring device is positioned at the top of an initial focusing range, then moves to the bottom of the initial focusing range at a first speed to capture first images of the... Agent: Hong Fu Jin Precision Industry (shenzhen) Co., Ltd.
20120274765 - Apparatus for determining the location of a pointer within a region of interest: An apparatus for detecting a pointer within a region of interest comprises a first reflective element extending along a first side of the region of interest and reflecting light towards the region of interest. The first reflective element comprises at least two generally parallel bands thereon, the bands at least... Agent: Smart Technologies Ulc
20120274767 - Ceiling fan accessory unit: A ceiling fan accessory unit of the present invention is constructed in a manner in which the accessories can be attached and supplied with electric power by mounting the ceiling fan accessory unit to an existing ceiling fan. The ceiling fan includes a fan unit that houses a fan motor... Agent: Cb LLC
20120274766 - Method for classifying objects in an imaging surveillance system: A method for formulating a knowledge database of object images acquired by an imaging device furnished with a sensor, including defining N classes each including a set of objects represented by a label and a set of characteristics, learning decision rules associated with these classes, definition of K contextual information... Agent: Thales
20120274764 - Monitoring system and method for storing video: A monitoring system for monitoring an area, includes an image capturing module, a storage unit, and a processor. The processor controls the image capturing module to capture images within the monitored area to obtain video signal as a series of frames, and compares every two neighboring frames to determine whether... Agent: Fu Tai Hua Industry (shenzhen) Co., Ltd.
20120274771 - Image pickup device, visibility support apparatus, night vision device, navigation support apparatus, and monitoring device: An image pickup device, a visibility support apparatus, a night vision device, a navigation support apparatus, and a monitoring device are provided in which noise and dark current are suppressed to thereby provide clear images regardless of whether it is day or night. The device includes a light-receiving layer 3... Agent: Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.
20120274769 - Image recording system for vehicle and reflection unit: There are provided an image recording system for a vehicle and a reflection unit thereof. The image recording system includes a vehicle in which a storage space is provided, a camera that is installed in the storage space, and a reflection unit that is installed on a window or a... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.
20120274768 - Method and system for calibrating laser profiling systems: A laser profiling calibration system includes a light emitting device, a light-reflecting target, and an optical receiver. The light emitting device is configured to project a light and define a light plane. The light-reflecting target is configured to be positioned at multiple positions within the light plane, and has a... Agent: Georgetown Rail Equipment Company
20120274770 - Vehicle image recording system: There is provided a vehicle image recording system including: a vehicle having a receiving space provided therein; a camera installed in the receiving space; a reflective device installed on a window of the vehicle or a ceiling of the vehicle to reflect image information captured from the front or the... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.
20120274772 - Railway track monitoring: Novel tools and techniques for monitoring railway track geometry. In one aspect, some such tools and techniques can determine a location of a platform along a railway, capture one or more images of the railway, and/or analyze the rail configuration at that point. In another aspect, some solutions might employ... Agent: Trimble Navigation Limited
20120274773 - Golf game and reality television show: A method for conducting a reality golf television show, comprising conducting a selection process, wherein the selection process comprise: a first component based on participants' driving range ability, oral skills, attitude, and golf knowledge; a second component based on participants' golf course performance, wherein, the selection is performed by collecting... Agent:
20120274775 - Imager-based code-locating, reading and response methods and apparatus: In one form, an audience participation method and apparatus whereby mass audience members who are physically present in a venue can, upon being cued, convey quantitative data regarding their personal real-time individual and collective preferences, choices, opinions, and other personal responses concerning events taking place in the venue or otherwise,... Agent:
20120274774 - Multifunction flashlight: A multifunction flashlight includes an audio recorder, a video recorder and a flashlight having one or more operating modes. The flashlight includes an audio microphone secured within a water-tight interior compartment in the body of the flashlight. A storage compartment is provided in a rear portion of the flashlight for... Agent:
20120274776 - Fault tolerant background modelling: Disclosed herein are a system and method for detecting tampering of a first camera in a camera network system, wherein the first camera is adapted to capture a portion of a scene in a field of view of the first camera. The method detects an occlusion of the scene in... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120274777 - Method of tracking an object captured by a camera system: A camera system comprises an image capturing device, object detection module, object tracking module, and match classifier. The object detection module receives image data and detects objects appearing in one or more of the images. The object tracking module temporally associates instances of a first object detected in a first... Agent: Videoiq, Inc.
20120274779 - Image capture device, method for generating image, infrared camera system, and interchangeable lens system: Solution Means: The image capturing device comprising: a image shifting means (22) for moving an image position on a light receiving surface (11), and has a differential calculating section (131) for calculating a differential between the output levels of same pixels before and after image position movement; a summed level... Agent:
20120274778 - System and method for thermographic inspection: A method for thermographic imaging is described. The method captures a plurality of thermal images of a surface of an object, at non-linear intervals over a period of time, each of the thermal images being associated with temporal data. The method then processes the plurality of thermal images and the... Agent: General Electric Company
20120274780 - Image apparatus, image display apparatus and image display method: An image apparatus, comprising a image capture device that captures an image, a display device that displays the image, a display control block that enlarges and displays a first area, included in a first image, on the display device, a target setting block that sets an object in the first... Agent:
20120274783 - Imaging with real-time tracking using optical coherence tomography: An optical coherence tomography system is provided. The system includes an OCT imager; a two-dimensional transverse scanner coupled to the OCT imager, the two-dimensional transverse scanner receiving light from the light source and coupling reflected light from a sample into the OCT imager; optics that couple light between the two-dimensional... Agent: Optovue, Inc.
20120274781 - Marginal space learning for multi-person tracking over mega pixel imagery: A method for tracking pedestrians in a video sequence, where each image frame of the video sequence corresponds to a time step, includes using marginal space learning to sample a prior probability distribution p(xt|Zt−1) of multi-person identity assignments given a set of feature measurements from all previous image frames, using... Agent: Siemens Corporation
20120274782 - Object recognition method and recognition apparatus: A target fish-eye image for object recognition is split into regions in accordance with the distortion direction. An object recognition portion performs object recognition by using databases prepared in accordance with the regions respectively. The same process is applied to a plurality of target fish-eye images created by rotation of... Agent: Hitachi Information & Communication Engineering, Ltd.
20120274785 - Subject tracking apparatus, camera having the subject tracking apparatus, and method for tracking subject: A subject tracking apparatus includes a light detector, a focus detector, and a tracking controller. The focus detector is configured to detect focus information at a plurality of focus detection regions in a view of an image. The focus information includes at least focus information detected at a subject region... Agent: Nikon Corporation
20120274784 - System and method for recognizing a unit load device (uld) number marked on an air cargo unit: The present invention provides a system and method for recognizing a Unit Load Device (ULD) number marked on an air cargo unit. The system includes at least one camera configured to acquire images of the ULD number. It includes also a presence sensing module configured to detect a presence status... Agent: Hi-tech Solutions Ltd.
20120274786 - Calibrating image sensors: In one implementation, an image sensor is calibrated by determining a spectral characterization for each image window of an image sensor, correlating the spectral characterization for each image window of the image sensor with a spectral property of a target illuminant, and generating a scale factor for each image window... Agent:
20120274787 - Circuits and methods for calibrating actuator displacement: Embodiments of the present invention include circuits and methods for calibrating position displacement in a voltage controlled actuator. In one embodiment, a calibration circuit comprises an actuator having a control terminal for receiving a programmable control voltage to set a displacement, a switch that selectively decouples said programmable voltage from... Agent:
20120274788 - Resolution test device and method thereof: A resolution test device and a method thereof are provided. The resolution test method is adapted for testing a resolution of a camera device. The resolution test method includes providing a graph to the camera device, capturing a test image shot by the camera device, shifting an analyzing window a... Agent: Altek Corporation
20120274790 - Image sharing system, image managing server, and control method and program thereof: An image processing apparatus determines categories for classifying image data based on shooting information of the image data, generates an update information file for each category, and uploads the update information file along with the image data to an image managing server. A client terminal registers, in advance, the address... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120274791 - Methods for processing notifications to hand held computing devices for a connected home: A computer-implemented method for providing notifications to wireless hand held devices concerning status conditions of a remote location is provided. The method associates the remote location to a user account, and the user account is configurable with settings of a user having the user account. The server receives the settings... Agent:
20120274789 - Signal image extraction: An apparatus for eliminating background noise from a security marker authenticating system including a first sensor for capturing an image of a background of the security marker; a light source for illuminating the security marker; the first sensor or a second sensor or both captures a plurality images of the... Agent:
20120274792 - Method and apparatus for restoring dead pixel using light intensity map in a time-of-flight camera: Disclosed herein is an image display apparatus including a display unit; a camera unit configured to capture a subject, and to acquire a depth image from the captured subject; and a controller operatively connected to the display unit and the camera unit, the controller configured to control the camera unit... Agent:
20120274793 - System and method for synchronizing video and sensor signals: A system synchronizing video and sensor signals includes: a camera with first synchronization clock, acquiring the video signal, adding acquisition time of first synchronization clock to the video signal; a sensor with second synchronization clock, generating the sensor signal corresponding to the video signal according to sensing operation, adding acquisition... Agent: Rd-tek Co., Ltd.
20120274794 - Image sensing apparatus and method: This invention is directed to easily set the image sensing conditions of an image sensing apparatus. The image sensing apparatus includes a first control means for controlling to change the image sensing conditions, an image sensing means to sense an image sensing target at every first time interval, and to... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120274795 - Shake correction device, shake correction method, and imaging apparatus: A shake correction device includes a shake detection unit detecting shake so as to generate a shake detection signal, a driving unit displacing a relative positional relationship between a lens unit and an imaging device with respect to an optical axis so as to displace the position on the imaging... Agent: Sony Corporation
20120274796 - Digital photographing apparatus, method of controlling the same, and computer-readable storage medium: Embodiments of the invention provide a digital photographing apparatus including a user interface provider for providing a user interface including: a display region for displaying a live-view image or a reproduced image; a first region for providing at least one pre-set menu; and a second region for providing at least... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20120274797 - Image signal recording/reproduction apparatus, method employed therein, and image signal recording apparatus: An image signal recording/reproduction apparatus having a generating apparatus that generates a dynamic image signal or a still image signal of a subject captured by an imaging apparatus; an operation apparatus that starts recording of the dynamic image signal or the still image signal generated by the generating apparatus; a... Agent: Nikon Corporation
20120274799 - Calibrating image sensors: In one implementation, an image sensor is calibrated by generating a plurality of spectral characterizations for the image sensor and defining a plurality of color corrections for the image sensor based on the plurality of spectral characterizations and a reference spectral characterization. Each spectral characterization from the plurality of spectral... Agent:
20120274804 - Image capturing apparatus and method for controlling the same: An image capturing apparatus including an image capturing unit configured to obtain an image by image capturing includes a first storage unit configured to store face information of an owner of the image capturing apparatus, an estimation unit configured to estimate a photographer of the image capturing apparatus based on... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120274798 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and program: A demosaic processing unit 221 performs a demosaic process on a reference image held in a reference mosaic image holding unit 111. A demosaic processing unit 222 performs a demosaic process on a processing target image that is held in a processing target mosaic image holding unit 112. A white... Agent:
20120274801 - Imaging apparatus and control method thereof: The present invention provides an imaging apparatus capable of offering a wider range of expressions with use of a plurality of shooting modes during multiple exposure shooting and also performing effective multiple exposure shooting. The imaging apparatus can perform control to change a shooting mode to a first shooting mode... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120274802 - Imaging apparatus and method for controlling the same: An imaging apparatus includes a control unit configured to perform control to record an uncombined image captured in a multiple exposure shooting mode on a recording medium, and, if the number of images to be combined to generate a multiple combined image is one when the multiple exposure shooting mode... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120274803 - Information processing device and method for controlling an information processing device: Provided is an information processing device that is capable of recognizing characters in an image quickly. The portable phone according to the present invention is a device that recognizes words and phrases from an image. The portable phone includes: an image capturing section that captures a moving image; a character... Agent:
20120274800 - Multi-media device containing a plurality of image capturing devices: A multi-media device and a method for manufacturing the multi-media device is described herein. The multi-media device includes a first and second substrate coupled to each other. Both the first and second substrates have a first side and a second side opposite to the first side. The multi-media device further... Agent: Openpeak Inc.
20120274805 - Color correction for static cameras: Methods and apparatus are provided for color correction of images. One or more colors in an image obtained from a static video camera are corrected by obtaining one or more historical background models from one or more prior images obtained from the static video camera; obtaining a live background model... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120274806 - Image capture apparatus and control method thereof: An image capture apparatus capable of auto bracketing. When a capture count for the auto bracketing is N (N is an integer of not less than three), a total of N−1 correction values are set by at least one on each of a positive side and negative side with respect... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120274807 - Method of manufacturing organic electroluminescence display device: Provided is a method of manufacturing an organic electroluminescence display device including: an organic compound layer-forming step of forming an organic compound layer on a first electrode; a release layer-forming step of forming a release layer on the organic compound layer; a first processing step for the release layer of... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120274809 - Electronic device and luminance adjusting method thereof: A luminance adjusting method of an electronic device is disclosed. The electronic device includes a light sensor, a control module, a memory and a light source module. The memory stores predetermined ambient luminance-light source luminance corresponding information. The luminance adjusting method includes following steps: obtaining an ambient luminance value by... Agent:
20120274808 - Image overlay in a mobile device: Image overlay in a mobile device is described. In one embodiment an imaging system of a mobile communications device includes a first camera having a control interface to a controller and a data interface to the controller, a second camera having a data interface to the first camera, and a... Agent:
20120274812 - Imaging apparatus and control method thereof: The present invention provides an imaging apparatus capable of facilitating a user's check of a focus adjustment state at the time of multiple exposure shooting, and also allowing a user to easily check in what kind of composition an image to be shot now will be combined with an already... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120274813 - Imaging apparatus and control method thereof: The present invention provides an imaging apparatus capable of performing a live view display showing a multiple image combination result image generated by combining a through-the-lens image with an already captured image at a more suitable combination ratio according to a user's intended operation during multiple exposure shooting. The imaging... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120274811 - Imaging devices having arrays of image sensors and precision offset lenses: Electronic devices may include array cameras having lens arrays, an corresponding color filter arrays, and corresponding image sensor arrays. Lenses in lens arrays may be aligned with positions on associated image sensors other than the centers of the associated image sensors. Lens arrays may include one or more layers of... Agent:
20120274810 - Inverse star tracker using psuedo-random overlapping circles: A system comprises a rotatable object having a pseudo-random pattern of overlapping rounded shapes on an outer surface of the rotatable object and an image sensor configured to capture an image of a portion of the pseudo-random pattern on the outer surface. The system also comprises a memory configured to... Agent: Honeywell International Inc.
20120274814 - Method of forming an image based on a plurality of image frames, image processing system and digital camera: Image fusion based on a modified method of frame averaging for noise removal by partly averaging over images having a smaller resolution than the desired resolution of the de-noised image. The set of images which are summed for averaging out noise consists of two subsets. The first set of images... Agent: Active Optics Pty Limited
20120274815 - Imaging apparatus and method for controlling the same: The present invention is directed to an imaging apparatus configured to display a through image in a visible manner when it is assumed that a status of a focus is confirmed even if a multiple live view display suitable for composition adjustment is performed in multiple exposure photography. The imaging... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120274816 - Apparatus and method for processing image in digital camera: An apparatus for processing an image in a digital camera Includes an image signal collection unit configured to process an image collected from a lens into image information using a CMOS image sensor (CIS), and an image correction unit configured to compensate for an intensity in response to a compensation... Agent:
20120274817 - Method of selective aperture sharpening and halo suppression using chroma zones in cmos imagers: A method of suppressing a dark halo in an imager includes the steps of: extracting an edge value from an image; determining a chroma zone associated with the edge value extracted from the image; and modifying the edge value based on the chroma zone associated with the extracted edge value.... Agent: Aptina Imaging Corporation
20120274818 - Image processing apparatus and image processing method: According to one embodiment, an image processing apparatus includes, a calculation module configured to find the correspondence between an arbitrary pixel of a first image input as a first image signal and an arbitrary pixel of a second image input as a second image signal acquired at the same time... Agent:
20120274819 - Signal image extraction: A method of eliminating background noise from a system for authenticating security markers includes capturing an image of a background of the security marker; illuminating the security marker; capturing a plurality of images of the optical response of the security marker; averaging the plurality of optical response images; smoothing the... Agent:
20120274820 - Compact label free imaging system: A compact microplate imaging system, including: a tunable light source; a lens ensemble to collimate the light source onto the microplate and to transmit light that is reflected from the microplate; a beam splitter to divert a portion of the reflected light; an imaging lens to collect diverted light and... Agent:
20120274821 - Imaging apparatus: An imaging apparatus for performing efficient signal processing depending on the operational mode. In the finder mode, a CCD interface 21a decimates horizontal components of image data supplied from an image generating unit 10 to one-third and moreover processes the decimated image data with data conversion and resolution conversion to... Agent:
20120274823 - Imaging device: An imaging device includes a pixel array in which pixels each including a photoelectric conversion part generating and storing a signal charge in accordance with incident light are disposed in a two-dimensional matrix state, and a vertical scanning circuit performing a reset of the photoelectric conversion part by each selected... Agent: Nikon Corporation
20120274822 - Method and apparatus for capturing high dynamic range images using multi-frame interlaced exposure images: An imager includes an array of pixels arranged in rows and a control circuit for sequentially capturing first and second image frames from the array of pixels. The control circuit is configured to sequentially capture first and second pairs of adjacent rows of pixels during first and second exposure times,... Agent: Aptina Imaging Corporation
20120274824 - Ccd image sensors and methods: In various embodiments, image sensors include photosensitive pixels, associated vertical CCDs, sense nodes each accepting charge from one or more of the vertical CCDs, and readout circuitry accepting signals from the sense nodes.... Agent:
20120274829 - Camera body and camera system: A camera body includes an imaging unit operable to generate image data by capturing an object image, a display unit operable to display an image based on the image data, and a controller operable to control the display unit. While the interchangeable lens is being demounted from the camera body,... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20120274826 - Display control apparatus and control method thereof, and recording medium: When the display start instruction is received before an elapsed time since the immediately preceding display operation of the object was ended reaches a predetermined time, a range based on a display range, which was displayed on the display area at an end timing of the display operation, is decided... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120274828 - Image sensing apparatus and control method thereof: An image sensing apparatus that is capable of communicating with an external apparatus, comprising: an image sensing unit configured to sense an object and generate image data; an identification data generation unit configured to generate, from the image data, identification data for identifying a feature of the object; a storage... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120274825 - Imaging apparatus: An imaging apparatus includes a display unit configured to display an image based on the image information output from the imaging unit, and a controller configured to control a display operation of the display unit. When the operation section receives the instruction to perform the focus operation while the display... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20120274827 - Imaging apparatus and method for controlling the same: An imaging apparatus receives an instruction to recapture an image last captured in a multiple exposure shooting mode after a first number of images in the multiple exposure shooting mode are acquired. The imaging apparatus generates an image into which an image captured in the multiple exposure shooting mode and... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120274830 - Imaging apparatus and method for controlling the same: An imaging apparatus performs information display according to an appropriate display type considering imaging conditions. The imaging apparatus includes a display type setting unit to set any one of a plurality of display types as a display type for an information display to be displayed together with a through image,... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120274831 - Imaging apparatus, user interface, and associated methodology for a co-existent shooting and reproduction mode: A currently captured image of an object is displayed at a center of a display frame on a display screen in a shooting mode. When a dial is rotated, the currently captured image is moved rightward. A reproduced image captured before the currently captured image is displayed on the left... Agent: Sony Corporation
20120274832 - Image pickup apparatus: An image pickup apparatus arranged to set a correction value for adjusting a focus position obtained by a predetermined detection method at a time of photographing, is arranged such that if a limitation processing is executed with respect to selection of an AF frame at the time of photographing, a... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120274833 - Development processing device, development processing method, and storage medium of computer program for development process for developing undeveloped image data: There is provided a development processing device that develops undeveloped image data. The development processing device includes a change screen displaying unit displays a first number line corresponding to a first initial parameter, a second number line corresponding to a second initial parameter, a reference line that intersects the first... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20120274835 - Image capturing apparatus and camera main body: An interchangeable lens including a focus lens 104 for collecting subject light, an imaging sensor 202 operable to generate an image signal based on the subject light, a shutter device 220 that is arranged between the interchangeable lens 100 and the imaging sensor 202 and includes a first curtain 225... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20120274834 - Imager device for evaluating distances of elements in an image: fourth means capable of passing, with respect to each group of pixels, the light rays directed toward said group and passing through the focusing means associated with said group, and capable of blocking the light rays directed toward said group and passing through the other focusing means.... Agent: Commissariat A L'energie Atomique Et Aux Ene Alt
20120274837 - Camera: A camera to which a lens unit is exchangeably attached includes a phase difference detection type focus detection unit, a contrast detection type focus detection unit, and a processor configured to acquire correction information used to correct a shift amount between a focus detecting light flux and an image-pickup light... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120274836 - Image pickup apparatus and control method thereof: An image pickup apparatus, which is mountable a lens apparatus thereon, obtains information of a mounted lens apparatus and if the lens apparatus is identified as the interchangeable lens which fails in firmware update based on the obtained information, controls to restrict an operation in which an interchangeable lens is... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120274838 - Illumination and image capture: The invention provides advances in the arts with useful and novel methods and systems for providing illumination in association with image capture. Disclosed preferred embodiments of the invention include illumination apparatus adjustable in angle with respect to the image capturing apparatus and target locus. Preferred embodiments also include variability of... Agent: TriuneIPLLC
20120274839 - Electronic device and control method thereof: An electronic device includes an image capturing unit and a processor. The processor controls the image capturing unit to periodically capture an image in front of the electronic device, and analyzes the captured image to determine whether a user is using the electronic device, and further controls the electronic device... Agent: Fu Tai Hua Industry (shenzhen) Co., Ltd.
20120274841 - Imaging apparatus: An imaging apparatus capable of reducing increase in the temperature of a supporting device coupling section is provided. The imaging apparatus includes a supporting device fixing portion having a screw hole to which a supporting device can be coupled, a supporting device receiving portion which has an exposed surface formed... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20120274840 - Imaging device: Provided is an imaging device that does not let a user experience a sense of discomfort by touching a support attaching part. The imaging device includes: a support attaching part that is disposed on a support attaching surface and includes a screw hole; and a support attaching part cover that... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20120274842 - Scan stand system for image capture: Embodiments of scan stand systems or kits for positioning a document or other object to be imaged or scanned in relation to an imaging device are described. Also described are embodiments of systems for video conferencing/telephony/scanning and optical projection functions.... Agent:
20120274843 - Image capturing device and assembly method thereof: An image capturing device and its assembly method are disclosed. The image capturing device comprises a main board, a metal plate and a sensing unit. The main board comprises a first hollowed block. The metal plate comprises a second hollowed block corresponded to the first hollowed block and is disposed... Agent: Altek Corporation
20120274844 - Method and system for power-aware motion estimation for video processing: Methods and systems for power-aware motion estimation video processing are disclosed. Aspects of one method may include estimating motion for video data by block matching reduced resolution blocks of video data to generate an initial motion vector. The preliminary motion vector and motion for a previous frame may be used... Agent: Broadcom Corporation
20120274845 - Image processing device and method, and program: A pull-down pattern detection portion detects a pull-down pattern in an input image on which pull-down has been performed. Based on the pull-down pattern and on a first frame frequency that is a frame frequency of the input image, a frame frequency calculation portion calculates a second frame frequency that... Agent: Sony Corporation
20120274846 - Secondary content provision system and method: Disclosed is a secondary content provision system and method capable of automated creation and distribution of secondary content, such as digital albums, that offer high levels of satisfaction to users, with little inconvenience. After images captured by a user have been divided into segments, the image characteristic quantity thereof is... Agent:
20120274847 - Method and system for redundancy-based decoding of video content: Aspects of a method and system for redundancy-based decoding of video content are provided. A bit sequence comprising video content may be decoded in a multilayer process based on a decoding algorithm and at least one physical constraint. The decoding algorithm may be based on the Viterbi algorithm. Whether the... Agent:
20120274848 - Receiving device and method, transmitting device and method, and program: The present disclosure provides a receiving device including, a receiver that receives AV content, a detector, an acquirer, a tentative reservation registering part, and a definitive reservation registering part.... Agent: Sony Corporation
20120274849 - Transmission system, transmission apparatus, and transmission method for transmitting video data: An HDMI® source determines whether or not an HDMI® sink can receive a sub-signal based on VSDB of E-EDID. When the HDMI® sink can receive the sub-signal, the HDMI® source adds a sub-signal to pixel data of a main image composed of pixel data whose number of bits is smaller... Agent: Sony Corporation
20120274850 - Multi-lingual audio streaming: Digital video data and digital multiple-audio data are extracted from a source, using a hardware processor in a content source device within a premises. The extracted digital video data is processed for display on a main display device in the premises; and the extracted digital multiple-audio data is processed into... Agent: Time Warner Cable Inc.
20120274851 - Mobile terminal and method of displaying image using the same: The present invention provides a mobile terminal and a method of displaying an image using the same. A method of displaying an image includes connecting a mobile terminal displaying an image on a screen to a display apparatus through a TV-out cable; terminating the display of the image on the... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20120274852 - Digital receiver and method for controlling the same: A method of controlling a digital apparatus, and which includes displaying, on a display of the digital apparatus, at least first and second display regions, the first display region configured to display a broadcast program and the second display region displaying social network contents; receiving, via an input unit of... Agent:
20120274853 - Image processing apparatus and control method therefor: An image processing apparatus having multi-window display mode for displaying a plurality of images and single-window display mode for displaying one image on the display screen, including receiving units which receive broadcast signal and acquiring image signals relating to programs, and acquisition unit which acquires program information of the programs,... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120274854 - Video signal processing apparatus performing gamma correction by cubic interpolation computation, and method thereof: a correction level holding unit which holds a signal level of a video signal after correction for each sample point as a correction level, and an interpolation computation unit which obtains a signal level of the video signal after correction corresponding to the signal level of the inputted video signal... Agent: Renesas Electronics Corporation
20120274855 - Image processing apparatus and control method for the same: In an image processing apparatus, information indicating a degree of correlation between a current frame and a previous frame is computed based on a pixel value in the current frame before being subjected to the recursive noise reduction and a pixel value in the previous frame after being subjected to... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120274856 - Frame list processing for multiple video channels: A driver for operating an electronic device including a program controlled data processor and video processing hardware responsive to requests to perform operations on video frames is provided. A frame list is formed with pointers to a plurality of buffers for a corresponding plurality of video channels. A request is... Agent:
20120274857 - Method, apparatus and system for transitioning an audio/video device between a source mode and a sink mode: Techniques and mechanisms for determining an operation mode of an audio-video (AV) device. In an embodiment, communication logic of the AV device may be configured at different times for different ones of a plurality of operation modes including an AV source operation mode for providing AV information to another device... Agent:
20120274859 - Method and apparatus for interference mitigation in a wireless home gateway interface: The invention relates to a wireless home gateway apparatus and methods of wirelessly delivering audio and/or video programs between a home gateway and a client device and to interference mitigation techniques on such system. Specifically, the invention relates to transmitting an audio video program on a first channel, receiving a... Agent:
20120274858 - Transmission apparatus, reception apparatus, and transmission method: According to one embodiment, a transmission apparatus includes a transmission module, a controller, a signal transmission module, and a selection module. The transmission module is configured to output a video signal or an audio signal to a TMDS line of an HDMI cable in a form based on the HDMI... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
20120274860 - Lcd device and television receiver: A liquid crystal display device which carries out a single tone display with a change in pixel luminance during a single cycle composed of first to mth frame periods (m is an integer of 4 or more), includes: pixels of a first type in which when a halftone is displayed,... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
20120274861 - Media channel selection: A media control system processes a numeric user input to identify a set of alphabetic letters. The media control system selects a plurality of media channel names based on the set of alphabetic letters. The media control system generates a first signal to drive a first display of the media... Agent: Echostar Technologies L.L.C.
20120274864 - Configuration apparatus and method of configuring one or more devices having hidden configuration settings: A configuration apparatus includes a user interface allowing a user to initiate configuration of at least a target configurable device selected from a plurality of configurable devices. A command module is coupled to the user interface for dynamically generating a sequence of commands required to configure the target configurable device.... Agent:
20120274862 - Outdoor television antenna: An outdoor television antenna includes VHF antenna elements, UHF antenna elements, reflector elements that are adapted to reflect broadcast signals, a rotation unit having a motor-fixed bolster and a main pole column, an antenna circuit that collects the VHF broadcast signals and the UHF broadcast signals and provides electric power... Agent:
20120274863 - Remote control system for connected devices: Systems and methods utilize a display to provide universal remote control functionality. A menu of options appears on a display of a display device. A user can navigate the various options to control devices that are separate from the display device. The menu may be dynamically configured according to the... Agent: Logitech Inc.
20120274865 - Image-display method, projector, image-display system, projector-control method, image-display program, and projector-control program: With a conventional image-display system, a presenter sometimes has difficulty in providing every viewer with an easy-to-see picture. When projecting an image transmitted from a computer operated by the presenter and enabling the viewer to watch the image projected by the projector, the projector receives image data transmitted through two-way... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20120274866 - Television apparatus and electronic apparatus: In one embodiment, there is provided a television apparatus. The apparatus includes: an enclosure; a circuit board housed in the enclosure; and an electronic component mounted on the circuit board. The electronic component includes: a heating element that generates heat when current is supplied to the heating element; a housing... Agent:Previous industry: Incremental printing of symbolic information
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