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Tomoo Mitsunaga - Related organizations: Sony Corporation patents

Image processing device that generates an image from pixels with different exposure times

11/24/16 - 20160344954 - An image processing apparatus includes an intermediate image generating unit configured to input an image which has been shot with differing exposure times set by region, generates a plurality of exposure pattern images corresponding to differing exposure times based on the input image, and generates a plurality of timing images
Inventors: Inventors: Tomoo Mitsunaga, Shun Kaizu, Teppei Kurita, Toru Nishi KaizuTomoo Mitsunaga, Shun Kaizu, Teppei Kurita, Toru Nishi Kaizu, Shun Kaizu, Tomoo Mitsunaga

Light control device, imaging element, and imaging device

10/27/16 - 20160315115 - A light control device according to the present disclosure includes: stacked M (provided that M≧1) light control layers 113M in each of which a first nanocarbon film 114, a first intermediate layer 117A, a dielectric material layer 116, and a second intermediate layer 117B are stacked; and a second nanocarbon
Inventors: Kyoko Izuha, Tomoo Mitsunaga, Kouichi Harada, Koji Kadono

Imaging apparatus, signal processing method, and program

08/25/16 - 20160248956 - The present disclosure provides an apparatus and a method for generating a wide dynamic range image by executing a pixel value combination process of a plurality of different exposure time setting pixels. Control of a different exposure time is performed for each of a plurality of pixels of the same
Inventors: Tomoo Mitsunaga

Image pickup device, image pickup method, and program

06/16/16 - 20160173793 - [Solving Means] The present technique is applicable to an image pickup device including pixels having 4 types of spectral sensitivities, that include pixels having a panchromatic spectral sensitivity and are arranged on an image pickup surface, pixels that realize a first exposure and pixels that realize a second exposure different
Inventors: Tomoo Mitsunaga, Shun Kaizu, Teppei Kurita, Toru Nishi Kaizu

Image processing device, image processing method, and program

05/05/16 - 20160125575 - An image on which a noise reduction and a dynamic range expansion process have been performed is generated by a sequential synthesis process using continuous-photographed images of different exposure conditions. The continuous-photographed images of different exposure conditions are input, configuration pixels of an input image and an intermediate synthetic image
Inventors: Hiroaki Takahashi, Tomoo Mitsunaga, Masaki Handa, Haruka Asai, Shin Yoshimura, Yasushi Shibata

Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and program

07/23/15 - 20150206280 - An apparatus and a method are provided which have a simple configuration to perform highly accurate demosaic processing. A local region of interest being a region to be processed is selected from a raw image format, and a standard color image is generated based on an input image. Further, a
Inventors: Hiroaki Ono, Teppei Kurita, Tomoo Mitsunaga

Image processing apparatus, image processing method, solid-state imaging device, and electronic apparatus

05/28/15 - 20150146064 - An image processing apparatus includes: a target position selecting unit to select a pixel position on an input image, as a target position; a candidate line setting unit to set two or more sets of candidate lines including a pixel with a value, in the vicinity of the target position;
Inventors: Shigeki Nakamura, Yasunobu Hitomi, Tomoo Mitsunaga

Image processing apparatus, imaging apparatus, solid-state imaging device, image processing method and program

04/09/15 - 20150097997 - An image processing apparatus includes: a shaking estimating unit configured to estimate the shaking information of an image generated within a predetermined period of time; a short-time-exposure shaking correcting unit configured to correct the shaking of a plurality of short-time-exposure images generated due to intermittent exposure within the predetermined period
Inventors: Tomoo Mitsunaga

Image processing including image correction

12/18/14 - 20140368697 - 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
Inventors: Kensei Jo, Shun Kaizu, Tomoo Mitsunaga

Imaging apparatus and imaging method

11/27/14 - 20140347449 - An imaging apparatus includes: a first imaging device configured to perform photoelectric conversion on subject light input through a first filter to output a first image signal, the first filter preventing light in a predetermined wavelength band of wavelengths longer than that of visible light from being transmitted; a second
Inventors: Akihisa Yamazaki, Tomoo Mitsunaga, Shun Kaizu, Shin Yoshimura

Image processing apparatus and image processing method and program

11/20/14 - 20140340550 - An image processing apparatus includes an intermediate image generating unit configured to input an image which has been shot with differing exposure times set by region, generates a plurality of exposure pattern images corresponding to differing exposure times based on the input image, and generates a plurality of timing images
Inventors: Shun Kaizu, Tomoo Mitsunaga

Image processing apparatus, image pickup apparatus, image processing method, and program

10/23/14 - 20140313400 - 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
Inventors: Shun Kaizu, Tomoo Mitsunaga, Yasushi Saito, Masanori Kasai

Imaging apparatus, signal processing method, and program

07/10/14 - 20140192250 - The present disclosure provides an apparatus and a method for generating a wide dynamic range image by executing a pixel value combination process of a plurality of different exposure time setting pixels. Control of a different exposure time is performed for each of a plurality of pixels of the same
Inventors: Tomoo Mitsunaga

Image processing device, image processing method, and program

05/01/14 - 20140118580 - Provided is an image processing device including an image processing unit that sets a RAW image in which a pixel value of a specific color is set in each pixel as an input image and reduces a noise component contained in the input image. The image processing unit includes a
Inventors: Hiroaki Ono, Teppei Kurita, Tomoo Mitsunaga

Image pickup apparatus, method of controlling image pickup apparatus, and program

12/12/13 - 20130329128 - An apparatus and a method are provided, which realize image pickup processing in which setting of an exposure time is performed in units of regions in an image pickup apparatus. An electronic shutter control unit that controls an exposure start time of an image pickup device by an electronic shutter
Inventors: Shun Kaizu, Tomoo Mitsunaga

Imaging apparatus, image sensor, imaging control method, and program

11/21/13 - 20130308044 - There are provided an imaging apparatus and method which perform different exposure control in pixel group units. Brightness in the pixel group units obtained by dividing a plurality of pixels of an imaging area of the image sensor is evaluated, and pixel group unit exposure control values are calculated according
Inventors: Tomoo Mitsunaga

Image processing apparatus, imaging apparatus, image processing method, and program

10/10/13 - 20130266219 - There is provided an image processing apparatus including a representative pixel calculation unit configured to select some pixels in an input image as representative pixels, a representative pixel update unit configured to update pixel values of the representative pixels, and a corrected image generation unit configured to set pixel values
Inventors: Teppei Kurita, Tomoo Mitsunaga

Image processing device, image processing method, and program

09/12/13 - 20130236095 - There is provided an image processing device including: an image analysis unit and a pixel value correction unit, wherein the image analysis unit sets a plurality of bins having different bin widths which are set by a luminance range varying in size depending on a luminance value, and generates frequency
Inventors: Yasunobu Hitomi, Tomoo Mitsunaga

Color filter array, imaging device, and image processing unit

06/06/13 - 20130140436 - A color filter array includes a plurality of filters, each having one of a plurality of types of spectral sensitivity and being disposed at the location of a corresponding one of a plurality of pixels. The filters of a predetermined type selected from among the plurality of types are arranged
Inventors: Yoshikuni Nomura, Tomoo Mitsunaga

Image processing apparatus, image processing method and program

03/28/13 - 20130077862 - The present invention provides an apparatus and a method to perform an interpolation process of a color mosaic image generated through an imaging process by a single-plate color imaging element. The color mosaic image generated through the imaging process by the single-plate color imaging element is input, estimation is performed
Inventors: Yoshikuni Nomura, Tomoo Mitsunaga, Ting Zhang, Nobuyuki Matsushita

Imaging device, image processing method and program

02/07/13 - 20130033616 - Provided is an imaging device including an image sensor for outputting a high-sensitivity pixel signal from a long-time exposure pixel and a low-sensitivity pixel signal from a short-time exposure pixel; and a blooming correction processing unit for receiving the output pixel signal from the image sensor and executing blooming correction
Inventors: Shun Kaizu, Kensei Jo, Tomoo Mitsunaga, Hirotaka Shinozaki

Image pickup apparatus, image pickup apparatus control method, and program

12/13/12 - 20120314124 - There is provided an image pickup apparatus including: a control unit generating exposure time control data in which an exposure time of an image sensor is set in pixel region units; and an image sensor inputting the exposure time control data and carrying out image acquisition based on exposure time
Inventors: Shun Kaizu, Tomoo Mitsunaga, Kensei Jo, Teppei Kurita

Image processing apparatus, image pickup apparatus, image processing method, and program

11/15/12 - 20120287294 - 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
Inventors: Shun Kaizu, Tomoo Mitsunaga, Yasushi Saito, Masanori Kasai

Image capture device, image capture device control method, and program

11/08/12 - 20120281133 - 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
Inventors: Teppei Kurita, Tomoo Mitsunaga, Kensei Jo, Shun Kaizu

Image processing device, image processing method, and program

11/08/12 - 20120281111 - 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
Inventors: Kensei Jo, Shun Kaizu, Tomoo Mitsunaga

Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and program

11/01/12 - 20120274798 - 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
Inventors: Hiroaki Takahashi, Tomoo Mitsunaga

Image processing apparatus and method, and program

10/25/12 - 20120269455 - A normal-phase candidate position selection unit designates a pixel on a horizontal or vertical line in a position separated by two lines from a target position of an input image as a normal-phase candidate pixel, which is a candidate for a pixel at which jaggies are in the same phase
Inventors: Tomoo Mitsunaga, Hiroaki Takahashi

Image processing apparatus and method, and program

10/04/12 - 20120250998 - An image processing apparatus, which calculates weight values based on difference values between the pixel values of pixel positions in an image data and the pixel values of pixels of a peripheral region, calculates expectation values of the pixel values of the peripheral region on the basis of weight values
Inventors: Tomoo Mitsunaga

Image processing device, image processing method, and program

10/04/12 - 20120250993 - An image processing device includes an image estimation unit that estimates an image prior to the jaggedness occurrence from a jaggedness-occurring image and generates an estimated image prior to the jaggedness occurrence, and a weighting/adding unit that selects a jaggedness-occurring area as a processing target area in the estimated image
Inventors: Daisuke Iso, Tappei Kurita, Tomoo Mitsunaga

Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and program

09/13/12 - 20120230601 - An image processing apparatus includes an edge strength calculating unit that sets, as an input image, a pixel number reduced image obtained by reducing the total number of pixels of an image captured by an imaging element and calculates edge strengths of a plurality of directions in a unit of
Inventors: Daisuke Iso, Tomoo Mitsunaga

Image processing apparatus and image processing method and program

08/30/12 - 20120218426 - An image processing apparatus includes an intermediate image generating unit configured to input an image which has been shot with differing exposure times set by region, generates a plurality of exposure pattern images corresponding to differing exposure times based on the input image, and generates a plurality of timing images
Inventors: Shun Kaizu, Tomoo Mitsunaga

Image processing apparatus, image processsing method, and program

09/29/11 - 20110235945 - An image processing apparatus includes: a representative value calculation unit calculating a representative value from an input first image signal; an interpolation unit interpolating the representative value calculated by the representative value calculation unit using a second image signal input after the first image signal; and an adjustment processing unit
Inventors: Masafumi Wakazono, Tomoo Mitsunaga

Image processing apparatus and method, and program

09/15/11 - 20110222767 - An image processing apparatus includes a histogram calculation unit configured to calculate a histogram of a luminance value for each spatial block obtained by dividing an input image in a spatial direction, a gray scale correction coefficient calculation unit configured to calculate a gray scale correction coefficient used for correction
Inventors: Tomoo Mitsunaga

Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and program

06/23/11 - 20110150356 - An image processing apparatus includes: a characteristic value calculation unit calculating a block luminance average value, which is an average value of luminance values in each of spatial blocks obtained by dividing an input image in a space direction, and a block luminance dispersion, which is a dispersion of the
Inventors: Kensei Jo, Yoshikuni Nomura, Tomoo Mitsunaga

Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and program

03/03/11 - 20110050934 - This invention relates to an image processing apparatus for performing edge preserving smoothing with fewer operations, and a method and a program for the same. A block histogram calculating part 113 calculates the number of pixels belonging to each luminance block as a block histogram for each luminance block obtained
Inventors: Tomoo Mitsunaga

Color filter array, imaging device, and image processing unit

04/15/10 - 20100091147 - A color filter array includes a plurality of filters, each having one of a plurality of types of spectral sensitivity and being disposed at the location of a corresponding one of a plurality of pixels. The filters of a predetermined type selected from among the plurality of types are arranged
Inventors: Yoshikuni Nomura, Tomoo Mitsunaga

Device and method for processing photographic image data

04/08/10 - 20100085460 - Disclosed herein is a photographing device that includes a number of light-receiving elements, a number of vertical transfer registers, a first drive-voltage applying electrode, and a second drive-voltage applying electrode. The light-receiving elements are arranged in a horizontal direction and a vertical direction. The vertical transfer registers transfers the electric
Inventors: Kouichi Harada, Tomoo Mitsunaga, Seiji Kobayashi

Image processing apparatus, imaging apparatus, solid-state imaging device, image processing method and program

03/04/10 - 20100053346 - An image processing apparatus includes: a shaking estimating unit configured to estimate the shaking information of an image generated within a predetermined period of time; a short-time-exposure shaking correcting unit configured to correct the shaking of a plurality of short-time-exposure images generated due to intermittent exposure within the predetermined period
Inventors: Tomoo Mitsunaga

Image processing apparatus, imaging apparatus, image processing method, and program

02/25/10 - 20100046859 - An image processing apparatus includes: an assumed deteriorated image pixel value computing unit configured to calculate a pixel value of an assumed deteriorated image, wherein deterioration of a target image configured of multiple channels is assumed, for each of the channels as an assumed deteriorated image pixel value; a pseudo
Inventors: Yasunobu Hitomi, Tomoo Mitsunaga


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