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Plural Focusing Or Rangefinding Areas

Plural Focusing Or Rangefinding Areas patent applications listed include Date, Patent Application Number, Patent Title, Patent Abstract summary and are linked to the corresponding patent application page.

01/30/14 - 20140029929 - Auto-focus method
An auto-focus (AF) method adapted for an image capturing device includes following steps. When a first press signal generated by a user pressing a button of the image capturing device is detected, a local peak searching method is applied to perform an AF procedure. It is determined whether a second...

10/03/13 - 20130259459 - Lens position based on focus scores of objects
Embodiments herein relate to setting a lens position based on focus scores. A plurality of initial positions of a lens are determined. Each of the initial positions may correspond to a position of the lens at which one of a plurality of objects has a highest quality. A focus score...

11/15/12 - 20120288264 - Imaging apparatus
A control apparatus controls an imaging apparatus that includes a focus detection unit configured to detect a focus state of an image forming optical system. The control apparatus includes a collectively setting unit configured to read initial setting values corresponding to a selected operation mode from a storage unit, and...

05/03/12 - 20120106937 - Method for focusing
A camera and a method for selecting a focus region in a camera view have a plurality of focus regions that are defined in the camera view. A focus distance of the camera is repeatedly set to focus at different distances by setting a lens distance of the camera to...

03/03/11 - 20110052169 - Focusing-state detection apparatus, imaging apparatus, and its control method
In an apparatus having a vertical focusing-state detection area and a lateral focusing-state detection area in a cross focusing point, wherein either one of the focusing-state detection areas has a calculation range that is overlapping with the adjacent focusing point, a photographing result desired by a photographer can be obtained...

02/24/11 - 20110044677 - Image capture apparatus and method
An image capture apparatus comprises: a moving unit configured to move a focus position of a photographing lens relative to an image sensor at a predetermined amplitude by changing a distance in an optical axis direction between the photographing lens and the image sensor; detection unit configured to detect a...

01/13/11 - 20110008033 - Image pickup apparatus capable of selecting focus detection area
An image pickup apparatus 101 includes a line sensor constituted by a plurality of photoelectric conversion elements and capable of performing a photoelectric conversion of a pair of object images formed by luminous flux from an image pickup optical system 102, focus detectors 105 and 118 which detect a focus...

03/25/10 - 20100074606 - Auto focus device
An auto focus device includes: a focusing unit that performs focusing on an imaging screen of a camera; a best focus range detecting unit that detects a best focus range from the imaging screen showing the focus result of the focusing unit; and an AF frame automatic setting unit that...

02/05/09 - 20090034954 - Image capturing apparatus and method for controlling same
The present invention further improves operability related to setting the position and size of a focus detection region. An image capturing apparatus of the invention is provided with an image sensor that photo-electrically converts an object image formed by an optical lens, a focus detection unit that detects the focus...