|| List of recent Camera-related patents
| System and method for biometric authentication in connection with camera equipped devices|
The present invention relates generally to the use of biometric technology for authentication and identification, and more particularly to non-contact based solutions for authenticating and identifying users, via computers, such as mobile devices, to selectively permit or deny access to various resources. In the present invention authentication and/or identification is performed using an image or a set of images of an individual's palm through a process involving the following key steps: (1) detecting the palm area using local classifiers; (2) extracting features from the region(s) of interest; and (3) computing the matching score against user models stored in a database, which can be augmented dynamically through a learning process..
| Method and system for visualization enhancement for situational awareness|
An after-action, mission review tool that displays camera and navigation sensor data allowing a user to pan, tilt, and zoom through the images from front and back cameras on an vehicle, while simultaneously viewing time/date information, along with any available navigation information such as the latitude and longitude of the vehicle at that time instance. Also displayed is a visual representation of the path the vehicle traversed; when the user clicks on the path, the image is automatically changed to the image corresponding to that position.
| Favorites bar for broadcast video production systems|
Methods and apparatus for managing multimedia content are provided. A method of managing broadcast video data may include providing an identifier corresponding to a video clip in a designated area of a display, retrieving the video clip in response to a selection of the identifier by an operator, and providing a video feed comprising the video clip to a broadcast video production system.
| Expert system for prediction of changes to local environment|
Disclosed is a photometer that employs high dynamic range (hdr) image processing and manipulation algorithms for capturing and measuring real-time sky conditions for processing into control input signals to a building's automated fenestration (af) system, daylight harvesting (dh) system and hvac system. The photometer comprises a color camera and a fitted fish-eye lens to capture 360-degree, hemispherical, low dynamic range (ldr) color images of the sky.
| Transaction verification system|
An analytics server for use in a transaction system with a terminal for performing authenticated user-initiated transactions and generating transaction data including a user identity associated with each transaction and a camera for capturing image data of a user performing an authenticated transaction at the terminal is configured to extract user characteristic features from the image data associated with authenticated transactions and iteratively update a user database of the user characteristic features over multiple authenticated transactions. The analytics server is further configured to compute a match score, based on preset rules, of the user characteristic features for a current transaction with the user characteristic features associated with a current user stored in the user database, and raise an alarm when the match score fails to meet a threshold value..
| Photo guide for vehicle|
A device and method for assisting a user in photographing a vehicle for documenting a condition of the vehicle. The method includes receiving information regarding the vehicle and displaying a graphic overlay of the vehicle.
| Computing device and method for detecting event in monitoring area|
In a method for detecting an event occurred in a monitoring area, the method defines a reference characteristic parameter for a specific event, and stores the reference characteristic parameter in a storage device of the computing device. The method further obtains a voice stream of the specific event from an ip camera through a wireless network in real time, and extracts a characteristic parameter from the voice stream using a predefined algorithm.
| Lane keeping control system and method|
Disclosed is a lane keeping control system, including: a target distance calculator configured to calculate a target distance by receiving a speed of a vehicle; and a target trace generator configured to generate coordinates of a target point separated by the target distance by receiving vehicle information and camera image information and generate a target trace to the target point as a circular trace. Accordingly, by variably calculating a target distance according to a speed of a vehicle, generating a target trace of a vehicle according to the target distance as a profile (curvature) in a form of a circular trace, and applying the generated profile (curvature) to a lane keeping control, smooth lane keeping control may be achieved and a sense of steering difference of a driver may be minimized..
| Method and device for controlling and monitoring the surrounding areas of an unmanned aerial vehicle (uav)|
The embodiments herein disclose a method and a remote control for controlling and monitoring surrounding areas of an unmanned aerial vehicle (uav) by an operator with a remote control comprising a flight display. The embodiments disclose a surprising advantageously effect for the purposes of controlling and monitoring the surroundings of a uav by combining the image captured by a uav camera with a transparently overlaid positional and navigation map providing a perception enabling the operator to have a complete overall view of the situation, utilizing a common screen section of a flight display and thereby not having to shift eye view.
| System for measuring skin hydration|
A system for measuring skin hydration at a measurement site with a independent measurement probe and a portable data processing system. Wireless communications enable the transfer of commands and data between the probe and portable data processing system.
| Stereoscopic method for minimally invasive surgery visualization|
Embodiments of the invention are directed to minimally invasive surgical instruments and procedures using those instruments wherein the instruments include optical elements (e.g. A percutaneous optical channel (poc), a retaining plug and a stereoscopic imaging device (e.g.
| Stereoscopic system for minimally invasive surgery visualization|
Embodiments of the invention are directed to minimally invasive surgical instruments and procedures using those instruments wherein the instruments include optical elements (e.g. A percutaneous optical channel (poc), a retaining plug and a stereoscopic imaging device (e.g.
| Method for minimally invasive surgery steroscopic visualization|
Aspects of the present invention provide improved visualization systems and methods for minimally invasive surgery. Some embodiments include the use of reverse kinematic positioning of camera systems to provide rapid and manual surgeon controllable positioning of camera systems as well as display of 3d surgical area images along the line of sight between a surgeon's eyes and the surgical area itself..
| Stereoscopic system for minimally invasive surgery visualization|
Embodiments of the present invention provide improved visualization systems and methods for minimally invasive surgery. Some embodiments include the use of reverse kinematic positioning of camera systems to provide rapid and manual surgeon controllable positioning of camera systems as well as display of 3d surgical area images along the line of sight between a surgeon's eyes and the surgical area itself..
| Presenting autostereoscopic gaming content according to viewer position|
A wagering game system and its operations are described herein. In some embodiments, the operations can include determining a position of a player in physical world space (“player's position”) in front of an autostereoscopic display (“display”).
| System and method for payload enclosure|
A cylindrical-shaped enclosure having tapered ends. The enclosure includes a module having a radio disposed on a printed circuit board and an antenna connected to the pcb.
| Work function tailoring for nonvolatile memory applications|
Embodiments of the invention generally relate to a resistive switching nonvolatile memory device having an interface layer structure disposed between at least one of the electrodes and a variable resistance layer formed in the nonvolatile memory device, and a method of forming the same. Typically, resistive switching memory elements may be formed as part of a high-capacity nonvolatile memory integrated circuit, which can be used in various electronic devices, such as digital cameras, mobile telephones, handheld computers, and music players.
| Body-mounted camera crane|
A body-mount camera crane includes a camera platform pivotally attached to the front ends of the left and right tubes and an accessory platform pivotally attached to the back ends of the left and right tubes. A hip belt is pivotally attached to the left and right tubes at an intermediate position.
| Enhanced camera positioner|
Various operator supported camera positioning systems are disclosed. The camera positioning systems can allow translational and rotational movement of different camera types on a camera mount.
| Accessory, camera, accessory control program, and camera control program|
An accessory controlled by a camera, includes: a storage section that stores information regarding an accessory function of the accessory; and an accessory control section that transmits the information stored in the storage section to the camera, wherein the storage section stores first information by which the camera determines whether the accessory has an extended function and second information indicating characteristics of the accessory function, and the accessory control section transmits the first information, and then transmits the second information.. .
| Broadcast management system|
A broadcast management system creates, manages, and streams a broadcast of an event from videos captured from multiple cameras. A video capture system comprising multiple cameras captures videos of the event and transmits the videos to a broadcast management server.
| Multi-scale adaptive fusion with contrast normalization|
A computer implemented method for fusing images taken by a plurality of cameras is disclosed, comprising the steps of: receiving a plurality of images of the same scene taken by the plurality of cameras; generating laplacian pyramid images for each source image of the plurality of images; applying contrast normalization to the laplacian pyramids images; performing pixel-level fusion on the laplacian pyramid images based on a local salience measure that reduces aliasing artifacts to produce one salience-selected laplacian pyramid image for each pyramid level; and combining the salience-selected laplacian pyramid images into a fused image. Applying contrast normalization further comprises, for each laplacian image at a given level: obtaining an energy image from the laplacian image; determining a gain factor that is based on at least the energy image and a target contrast; and multiplying the laplacian image by a gain factor to produce a normalized laplacian image..
| Systems and methods for estimating the geographic location at which image data was captured|
In some embodiments, a system and method for estimating the geographical location at which image data was captured with a camera identifies matching feature points between the captured images, estimates a pose of the camera during the image capture from the feature points, performs geometric reconstruction of a scene in the images using the estimated pose of the camera to obtain a reconstructed scene, and compares the reconstructed scene to overhead images of known geographical origin to identify potential matches. .
| Systems, methods, and computer program products for low-latency warping of a depth map|
Methods, systems, and computer program products to warp a depth map into alignment with an image, where the image sensor (e.g., camera) responsible for the image and depth sensor responsible for an original depth map are separated in space. In an embodiment, the warping of the depth map may be started before the original depth map has been completely read.
| Compact biometric acquisition system and method|
A method of determining the identity of a subject while the subject is walking or being transported in an essentially straight direction is disclosed, the two dimensional profile of the subject walking or being transported along forming a three dimensional swept volume, without requiring the subject to change direction to avoid any part of the system, comprising acquiring data related to one or more biometrics of the subject with the camera(s), processing the acquired biometrics data, and determining if the acquired biometric data match corresponding biometric data stored in the system, positioning camera(s) and strobed or scanned infrared illuminator(s) above, next to, or below the swept volume. A system for carrying out the method is also disclosed..
| Heuristic-based approach for automatic payment gesture classification and detection|
A system and method for automatic classification and detection of a payment gesture are disclosed. The method includes obtaining a video stream from a camera placed above at least one region of interest, the region of interest classifying the payment gesture.
| Object information derived from object images|
Search terms are derived automatically from images captured by a camera equipped cell phone, pda, or other image capturing device, submitted to a search engine to obtain information of interest, and at least a portion of the resulting information is transmitted back locally to, or nearby, the device that captured the image.. .
| Motion-validating remote monitoring system|
A method of autonomously monitoring a remote site, including the steps of locating a primary detector at a site to be monitored; creating one or more geospatial maps of the site using an overhead image of the site; calibrating the primary detector to the geospatial map using a detector-specific model; detecting an object in motion at the site; tracking the moving object on the geospatial map; and alerting a user to the presence of motion at the site. In addition thermal image data from a infrared cameras, rather than optical/visual image data, is used to create detector-specific models and geospatial maps in substantially the same way that optical cameras and optical image data would be used..
| Object tracking apparatus and method and camera|
The invention discloses an object tracking apparatus and method and a camera. The object tracking apparatus is used for determining, according to a predetermined object region containing an object in an initial image of an image sequence, an object region estimated to contain the object in each subsequent image thereof, and comprises a first tracking unit configured to determine a first candidate object region in each subsequent image, a size of which being fixed for each subsequent image; a second tracking unit configured to determine a second candidate object region in each subsequent image based on the first candidate object region thereof, the second candidate object region for each subsequent image being adapted to a shape or size of the object therein; and a weighting unit configured to calculate a weighted sum of the first and second candidate object regions of each subsequent image as the object region thereof..
| Copier with detachable image scanner|
A copier including a printing unit and a detachable image scanner that is physically detachable from the printing unit and communicably connectable to the printing unit. The image scanner includes a substrate; a microprocessor mounted on the substrate; a digital camera module mounted on the substrate and connected to the microprocessor; and a light-emitting diode (led) array mounted on the substrate and connected to the microprocessor.
| Projector driven teleprompter|
A teleprompter suited for use with a camera having a lens with a field of view defined by an axis in a forward direction. The teleprompter includes, generally, a reflector supported proximate the lens; a projection screen supported forward of the reflector; a projector supported forward of the reflector for projecting an image on the projection screen so that the image is capable of reflection by the reflector along the axis.
| Space positioning method having liquid crystal lens camera|
A space positioning method includes: determining a plurality of distances between an object location of an object in a space and a plurality of different predetermined locations in the space by utilizing a plurality of liquid crystal (lc) lens cameras, respectively, wherein each lc lens camera is located at a predetermined location, and determines a distance between the predetermined location in the space and the object location of the object in the space; and determining a position in space of the object relative to the predetermined locations according to the predetermined locations and the distances.. .
| Adjustable shoulder pad|
An apparatus for a video camera facilitates the use of the camera by an operator. A shoulder mount may comprise one or more pads that may be movably attached to a mounting or reinforcing plate and coupled to a mechanism that facilitates the rotation, translation and/or tilting of the pads.
| Camera having internal antenna|
A camera having an internal antenna includes a metal body portion forming an external surface of the camera, excluding one side surface. A non-metallic injection grip portion comprises the one side surface and is fastened to the metal body portion.
| Pan, tilt, zoom camera system for cooling electronics|
A pan tilt zoom (ptz) camera system implements a disc valve system to enhance the cooling of electronics. The disc valve system includes a static camera base and a rotating camera pan bearing.
| Electromagnetic actuators for digital cameras|
Electromagnetic actuators for digital cameras, in particular miniature cell-phone and tablet cameras, include an electromagnet with a first elongated ferromagnetic member surrounded coaxially in part by a conductive coil along a first longitudinal axis, and a elongated second ferromagnetic member with a second longitudinal axis. The first and second ferromagnetic members have respective first and second operative surfaces and are aligned such that their longitudinal axes are parallel and such that respective operative surfaces overlap each other across a gap.
| Wide angle lens module and rear view camera having the same|
There is provided a wide angle lens module including: a first lens having negative refractive power; a second lens having positive refractive power and at least one first reflection surface; and a third lens having the positive refractive power and at least one second reflection surface.. .
| Electronic device with camera functions|
An electronic device with camera functions includes a housing and a camera module. The housing has a first opening and a second opening.
| Mobile terminal|
A mobile terminal including a memory; a wireless communication unit configured to wirelessly connect with at least one other terminal; a camera configured to capture an image; a display unit; an audio output module configured to output an audio file; a microphone configured to obtain sound information; and a controller. The controller is configured to capture an image using the camera, search for an audio file corresponding to sound information obtained through the microphone when capturing the image using the camera, set information related to the searched audio file as an audio file corresponding to the captured image, and output the searched audio file to the audio output module when displaying the captured image on the display unit..
| Image storage method and apparatus for use in a camera|
A image storing apparatus and method is provided for storing live view image in a camera device with the indication of the progress of storing the image. The method includes displaying a live view image in a preview mode; capturing the image in response to a capture request; processing a preconfigured image to generate an animation image, the animation image indicating progress of storing the captured image; and displaying, when the captured image is completely stored, a thumbnail image of the captured image instead of the animation image..
| System and method of video compressive sensing for spatial-multiplexing cameras|
Compressive sensing (cs)-based spatial-multiplexing cameras (smcs) sample a scene through a series of coded projections using a spatial light modulator and a few optical sensor elements. A co-designed video cs sensing matrix and recovery algorithm provides an efficiently computable low-resolution video preview.
| Mobile device and control method for the same|
Disposed are a mobile device capable of capturing images, and a method for controlling the same. The method for controlling a mobile device includes: sensing an image using a camera, and displaying, on a display unit, a virtual button for inputting a capturing command with respect to the sensed image; activating a prescribed function when a first touch is input to the display unit, the first touch starting from a point spaced from the virtual button and reaching the virtual button; and controlling the prescribed function using a second touch consecutive with the first touch, and executing the capturing command when the second touch is released..
| Methods for combining camera and projector functions in a single device|
Described are handheld devices with combined image capture and image projection functions. One embodiment includes modulating and capturing a light beam along the same optic path.
| Camera module with sealing glue|
An exemplary camera module includes a substrate, a holler lens holder, an image sensor, a cover glass, a passive element, and glue. The hollow lens holder is positioned on the substrate and includes an internal annular plate spaced from the substrate.
| Electronic device with compact camera module|
A compact electronic device may include a camera module having an image sensor. The image sensor may be controlled by storage and processing circuitry to capture image data from received light.
| Correction factor for color response calibration|
The color response of camera devices may be calibrated, using a correction factor that can account for differences in the spectra of light emitted by different light sources used during calibration. The correction factor may be calculated based on the expected spectral sensitivities of the camera devices, the power spectrum of an actual light source, and the power spectrum of a canonical light source.
| Modifying visual perception|
Various embodiments directed to modifying and enhancing visual perception are disclosed. One embodiment is directed to a camera which includes a lens system for capturing images and a lighting system providing key light above the lens system and providing fill light below the lens system.
| Remote control unit for an objective and for a camera|
A remote control unit for an objective and a camera comprises a base part, an operating element movable relative to the base part, an evaluation and control unit for generating a control signal in accordance with the position of the operating element and an output device for outputting the control signal to an associated camera. The evaluation and control device is adapted to control a feedback device of the control unit in dependence on the position of the operating element to generate at least one feedback signal perceivable by a user..
| Camera module|
The present disclosure relates to a camera module including a fixture; a moving part centrally coupled with a lens and arranged to move relative to the fixture; three or more magnets arranged at a periphery of the moving part; and three or more coils arranged from an inner surface of the fixture to areas opposite to the three or more magnets, where each of the coils independently receives a control signal so that the moving part moves to a height direction and tilted relative to a central axis of the moving part, whereby a lens can be axially moved and tilted at the same time using arrangement of a single set of coils and magnets.. .
| Electronic device camera module with alignment structures|
An electronic device may include a camera module. Control circuitry within the electronic device may use an image sensor within the camera module to acquire digital images.
| System and method for object tracking and timing across multiple camera views|
A system and method for object tracking and timing across multiple camera views includes local and global tracking modules for tracking the location of objects as they traverse particular regions of interest within an area of interest. A local timing module measures the time spent with each object within the area captured by a camera.
| Pylon mounted camera system|
A video replay system provided for and constructed within an end zone pylon. The video replay pylon includes an inner sleeve that serves as a rigid structure for protecting the enclosed electronic components of the system, and an outer sleeve that provides padding and a weather-proof covering.
| Distance estimation in camera-based systems utilizing motion measurement and compression attributes|
When estimating distance to an object in an image using a single camera, data acquired by an onboard accelerometer is analyzed to determine camera speed as the user takes a video of the object of interest. The compression that results during video processing is used to derive motion vectors for the object of interest in the scene.
| Method for calibrating vehicular vision system|
A method for calibrating a vehicular vision system includes providing a camera at a vehicle, with the camera having a field of view. Images are captured with the camera and a set of resultant images are acquired for a classification.
| Avm system of vehicle for dividing and managing camera networks and avm method thereof|
The vehicle avm system according to an exemplary embodiment of the present disclosure includes a first camera network constructed of some of the cameras configuring the avm system; a second camera network constructed of some of the cameras configuring the avm system; and a processor configured to create a first image from the images created by the cameras configuring the first camera network, and to create a second image from the images created by the cameras configuring the second camera network. Accordingly, by installing more number of cameras in an avm system of a vehicle than the number of cameras in a general vehicle and thus removing dead zones according to vehicle characteristics, it becomes possible to perform smooth networking and prevent image delay, thereby preventing accidents due to dead zones and image delay..
| Vehicle back-up camera capability|
Implementing vehicle back-up camera capabilities includes receiving, at a computer processor, dimensions of a vehicle extension for a vehicle make and model. The vehicle back-up camera capabilities also include integrating, via the computer processor, the dimensions with image software of a recording system on a vehicle having the vehicle make and model.
| Vehicle mirror assembly|
A vehicle mirror assembly includes a vehicle attachment member, a mirror housing, a mirror and a camera. The vehicle attachment member is configured for attachment to a vehicle.
| Method and apparatus for monitoring medication adherence|
A system and method for positioning a pill to be ingested by a user in a field of view of an image acquisition camera. The method includes the steps of determining a desired location of the mouth of a user in a field of view of an image acquisition camera, determining a current position of a pill to be ingested by the user in the field of view of the image acquisition apparatus, and indicating on a display a movement to be made by the user to move the pill towards mouth of the user..
| Multi-view stereo systems and methods for tube inventory in healthcare diagnostics|
A multi-view stereo approach generates an inventory of objects located on an object holder. An object may be a sample tube and an object holder may be a tube rack as used in lab automation for healthcare diagnostics.
| Camera sensor having reversible sensor housing and reversible adapter|
A camera sensor for a merchandise display security device is provided for displaying and protecting cameras against theft. In one embodiment, the camera sensor includes a display stand configured for receiving a sensor base and a reversible sensor housing configured for being attached to a camera and positioned on the sensor base in opposite orientations.
| Side mirror assembly with stationary camera and telescoping mirror head|
A rear-view side mirror assembly includes a base for attachment to a vehicle, one or more support arms extending from the base, and a mirror head attached to the support arm and configured for telescoping movement along the support arm. A camera is fixedly attached to the support arm so as to remain stationary relative to the mirror base and vehicle as the mirror head telescopes inward and outward.
| Electronics module for mirrors|
An electronics module is attachable to an exterior mirror of a vehicle and supports a camera and/or a display. The electronics module may be an add-on device that is retrofittable to the exterior mirror.
| Adjustable variable resolution inspection systems and methods|
Camera heads configured to provide digitally articulated images or video, at adjustable resolutions and/or offsets and orientations, to a camera control unit (ccu) or other electronic computing system for display, storage, and/or transmission to other systems are disclosed.. .
| Method and system for cleaning surfaces and non-destructive inspection thereof|
An inspection system and methods for remote cleaning and inspection of difficult to access components within complex machinery. The system includes a display screen, a video borescope coupled to the display screen, an insertion tube, a camera head disposed at a distal end of the insertion tube, a feature for capturing an image and/or video with the camera head and displaying the image and/or video on the display screen, and a feature for remotely steering the distal end of the insertion tube as well as a nozzle of a feed tube that is attached to the insertion tube and adapted to apply a cleaning fluid to a surface to be inspected..
| Method and apparatus for conversion of signals from a first type of image sensor to a second type of camera control unit|
A method and apparatus for conversion of signals from a first type of image sensor to a second type of camera control unit is presented. A first interface is provided for enabling electrical communication between the conversion module and an image sensor, the image sensor being interchangeable between a complimentary metal oxide semiconductor (cmos) and a charge coupled device (ccd) image sensor.
| Stereoscopic video receiver|
To provide a stereoscopic video receiver that generates a stereoscopic video with a sense of stereoscopy and a powerful impression even when a left-eye screen and a right-eye screen are displayed on a small-sized display, a left-eye screen and a right-eye screen shot by a stereo camera to be displayed on a display having a width narrower than that of a virtual display are displayed so as to be displaced in a direction of separating these screens away from each other, and left and right fields of vision are matched with each other at a position away from the display and a distance between left and right corresponding points of an infinite distance subject image is set to be shorter than an interpupillary distance of a viewer.. .
| Optical measurement method and measurement system for determining 3d coordinates on a measurement object surface|
An optical measurement method for determining 3d coordinates of a plurality of measurement points on a measurement object surface. The measurement object surface is illuminated with a pattern sequence of different patterns by a projector, an image sequence of the measurement object surface illuminated with the pattern sequence is recorded with a camera system, and the 3d coordinates of the measurement points are determined by evaluating the image sequence, in particular wherein a succession of brightness values for identical measurement points on the measurement object surface is ascertained in respective images of the recorded image sequence.
| Camera module and apparatus for calibrating position thereof|
A camera module and an apparatus for calibrating position of the camera module are provided, the camera module according to an exemplary embodiment of the present disclosure comprises a first sensor unit configured to obtain a first image; a second sensor unit configured to obtain a second image; and a third sensor unit configured to obtain a third image, wherein the second sensor unit is spaced apart from the first sensor unit at a predetermined distance, and the third sensor unit is spaced apart from the second sensor unit at a predetermined distance.. .
| Laser ranging, tracking and designation using 3-d focal planes|
The present invention tracks or locates small moving objects, or generates a 3-d frame of data by using 3-d focal plane arrays with low laser energy and few mechanically moving parts. The invention may be used to determine the direction of a laser designating a target, for target tracking, used as a 3-d movie/video camera or used to provide data for autonomous navigation..
| Electronic device and depth calculating method of stereo camera image using the same|
There are provided an electronic device and a stereo camera image depth calculating method using the same. The stereo camera image depth calculating method includes: receiving first and second sample images obtained by simultaneously imaging an object with a stereo camera configured of first and second cameras; scanning the first and second sample images to calculate disparities in respective points of the object in a reference direction; and selecting a value equal to or smaller than a minimum value among the calculated disparities as a relative movement value..
| Comprehensive and intelligent system for managing traffic and emergency services|
A comprehensive and intelligent system for managing traffic and emergency services, which includes a plurality of 3d cameras positioned throughout a city, specifically at traffic intersections, which are capable of determining traffic conditions throughout the city's roads and transmitting it to emergency service providers so that better emergency response routes may be planned, and live video from an emergency scene may be transmitted to the emergency service providers, a plurality of 3d cameras positioned on vehicles driving on the city's roads, which are operative to alert drivers to an imminent accident so that drivers may respond accordingly and avoid the accident, and a plurality of location determination means positioned on or near traffic signals and vehicles, which are used to determine the relative speed and position of vehicles from traffic signals, and inform drivers as to whether or not they should proceed through an intersection given the time until a traffic signal turns red and the position and speed of a vehicle.. .
| Natural 3d motion for film and video|
“natural 3d motion” is created by the use of moving the camera in a lateral direction with foreground and background elements, at a consistent speed, throughout a scene, in such a way that it allows the viewer time to perceive three dimensional depth and experience immersion in the scene without the use of 3d glasses, 3d projectors or 3d video displays. Its beneficial affects, depending upon the nature of the video/film/movie, including enhancing a sense of calm, especially when the scenes comprise peaceful images beyond the traditional film or movie experience.
| Camera lens|
A camera lens is formed with a casing and a lens stack having at least one lens element, the lens stack arranged within the casing. A spring arrangement is pre-compressed to exert a clamping force between the casing and the lens stark basically in a direction of an optical axis of the at least one lens element..
| Mobile terminal and method of controlling the same|
Disclosed are a mobile terminal and a method of controlling the same. A mobile terminal includes a display, a first camera configured to perform omnidirectional photographing and a controller configured to convert at least some region of a ring-shaped image, captured by the first camera, into a rectangular image and display the rectangular image on the display.
| Connected food scale system and method|
A food scale system and method are presented. The connected food scale system comprises a digital food scale and a plurality of mobile devices able to connect to the scale.
| Adjusting video layout|
Disclosed is a system and method to present several ways to analyze one or more camera feeds captured in a room. This may include selection of different optimized feeds.
| Augmented reality surface segmentation|
Methods, systems, computer-readable media, and apparatuses for providing intuitive, functional, and convenient ways of enabling a user of a head-mounted display unit or another augmented reality enabled device to interact with various user interfaces and other features provided by such a unit or device are presented. In some embodiments, a computing device, such as a head-mounted display unit, may receive camera input of a scene.
| Transparent display apparatus and method of driving the same|
A transparent display apparatus includes a display panel that displays an image, a front camera, a rear camera, and a timing controller. The front camera is disposed on a front surface of the display panel and takes a picture of a user to generate a user data.
| Three-dimensional range data compression using computer graphics rendering pipeline|
A method includes obtaining three-dimensional range data, using a computer graphics rendering pipeline to encode the three-dimensional range data into two-dimensional images, retrieving depth information for each sampled pixel in the two-dimensional images, and encoding the depth information into red, green and blue color channels of the two-dimensional images. The two-dimensional images may be compressed using two-dimensional techniques including dithering.