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 Portrait image synthesis from multiple images captured on a handheld device patent thumbnailPortrait image synthesis from multiple images captured on a handheld device
A hand-held digital image capture device (digital camera) has a user-selectable mode in which upon engaging the mode the device detects a face in the field of view of the device and generates a face delimiter on a camera display screen, the delimiter surrounding the initial position of the image of a the face on the screen. The device is arranged to indicate thereafter to the user if the device departs from movement along a predetermined concave path p with the optical axis of the device pointing towards the face, such indication being made by movement of the image of the face relative to the delimiter.
Fotonation Limited


 Method and  depth algorithm adjustment to images based on predictive analytics and sensor feedback in an information handling system patent thumbnailMethod and depth algorithm adjustment to images based on predictive analytics and sensor feedback in an information handling system
A system for determining a loss of calibration in a multi-view stereo imaging system including executing instructions, via a processor, for a multi-view stereo imaging system to process a plural image frame recorded from a plurality of digital cameras of an information handling system and based on plural image calibration parameters and detecting a physical impact event, via a physical sensor, to an information handling system. The system and method execute instructions for a physical impact event detection system to determine, based on physical sensor feedback data, whether a threshold level of a physical impact event has been reached so as to affect calibration of the multi-view stereo imaging system.
Dell Products, Lp


 Imaging apparatus with display and image display apparatus patent thumbnailImaging apparatus with display and image display apparatus
A digital camera is provided with a vertically long camera body having an approximately rectangular solid shape. An lcd panel provided in a rear surface of the camera body is arranged such that longitudinal directions of the display screen and the camera body correspond to each other.
Fujifilm Corporation


 Smart shutter in low light patent thumbnailSmart shutter in low light
A method is disclosed for improving the quality of photographs taken in low-light conditions by adjustment of shutter speed and digital gain based on a shutter prioritization value. Using a network of sensor, a digital camera processes various parameters, such as luminance of the scene and movement of the camera or of subjects within the scene, to compute a shutter prioritization value.
Gopro, Inc.


 Remote search engine using camera patent thumbnailRemote search engine using camera
A remote search method is disclosed to search a printed book, video presented on a computer display, or movie displayed on tv screen. The method utilizes a digital camera of a mobile phone, tablet, or optical head-mounted display.

 Resolution based formatting of compressed image data patent thumbnailResolution based formatting of compressed image data
The disclosure herein relates to devices for compression, decompression or reconstruction of image data for still or moving pictures, such as image data detected with a digital camera. In some embodiments, data channels are compressed using a scalable compression algorithm.
Red.com, Inc.


 Systems and methods for processing a 2d video patent thumbnailSystems and methods for processing a 2d video
A system includes one or more hardware processors, a head mounted display (hmd), a digital camera device, and a path extraction engine. The path extraction engine is configured to receive two-dimensional (2d) video from the digital camera device, the 2d video presenting a 2d view of a three-dimensional (3d) object, the digital camera device moving along a camera path as the digital camera device captures the 2d video, identify a plurality of 2d features associated with the 3d object within the 2d video, track the plurality of 2d features across multiple frames of the 2d video, estimate motion in pixels associated with each 2d feature of the plurality of 2d features, using the estimated motion in the pixels, identify 2d motion caused by the digital camera device moving along the camera path, and compute a first camera position of the digital camera device based on the identified 2d motion..
Unity Ipr Aps


 Method and device for converting a color filter array patent thumbnailMethod and device for converting a color filter array
Provided are a method and a device for converting a white-red-green-blue (wrgb) color filter array into a red-green-blue (rgb) color filter array in order to be easily applied to a commercial digital camera. The method includes (a) correcting a color of a white-red-green-blue (wrgb) color filter array, (b) converting the wrgb color filter array into a red-green-blue (rgb) color filter array, and (c) correcting a green of the rgb color filter array by using multichannel color difference value..
Industry-university Cooperation Foundation Hanyang University


 Hand-held portable fundus camera for screening photography patent thumbnailHand-held portable fundus camera for screening photography
System and method pertaining to the modification and integration of an existing consumer digital camera, for example, with an optical imaging module to enable point and shoot fundus photography of the eye. The auto-focus macro capability of existing consumer cameras is adapted to photograph the retina over an extended diopter range, eliminating the need for manual diopter focus adjustment.
University Of Virginia Patent Foundation


 Digital double sampling method, a related cmose image sensor, and a digital camera comprising cmos image sensor patent thumbnailDigital double sampling method, a related cmose image sensor, and a digital camera comprising cmos image sensor
A digital double sampling method, a related complementary metal oxide semiconductor (cmos) image sensor, and a digital camera comprising the cmos image sensor are disclosed. The method includes generating first digital data corresponding to an initial voltage level apparent in a pixel in response to a reset signal, inverting the first digital data, outputting a detection voltage corresponding to image data received from outside of the cmos image sensor, and counting in synchronization with a clock signal, starting from an initial value equal to the inverted first digital data, and for an amount of time responsive to a voltage level of the detection voltage..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


Processing display of digital camera readout with minimal latency

In one example, a device comprises a first interface configured to receive an image frame one fraction at a time, the image frame having been captured with a memoryless digital image capture unit. The device further comprises a processing unit configured to process the received fractions of the image frame.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Reconstructing light-based communication signals captured with a rolling shutter image capture device

Methods and systems are described for sampling an lcom message and accurately reconstructing the entire lcom message using a light receiver (e.g., digital camera) of a typical mobile computing device, such as a smartphone, tablet, or other mobile computing device. These including receiving segments of an lcom signal from at least two repetitions of the lcom signal.
Osram Sylvania Inc.

Fiber-reinforced composite laminate and articles made therefrom

Also disclosed are articles comprising the composite laminates, wherein the articles are housings or protective covers for mobile electronic devices such as a handheld computer, a tablet computer, a mobile phone, an e-reader, a portable game device, a portable media player or a digital camera.. .

Color calibration of color image rendering devices

Color calibration of color image rendering devices, such as large color displays, which operate by either projection or emission of images, utilize internal color measurement instrument or external color measurement modules locatable on a wall or speaker. A dual use camera is provided for a portable or laptop computer, or a cellular phone, handset, personal digital assistant or other handheld device with a digital camera, in which one of the camera or a display is movable with respect to the other to enable the camera in a first mode to capture images of the display for enabling calibration of the display, and in a second mode for capturing image other than of the display.
Rah Color Technologies Llc

Apparatus and measurement of transparent cylindrical articles

An apparatus and a method for measurement of transparent cylindrical articles during their manufacture in high temperature furnaces having openings for viewing the articles as they pass through the furnace. The cylindrical articles may, for example, be optical fiber preforms which have at least two layers of vitreous material and from which optical fibers are made.
Heraeus Tenevo Llc

Device and gaze attraction toward camera

A device for holding a gaze-attracting object in a position adjacent to an electronic photographic device such as a digital camera or smart phone is provided. The device includes a body having one or a plurality first projecting members extending across a gap from a secondary projecting member.

A for capturing and digitally storing images of a wound, fistula or stoma site

In a method and handheld device for capturing and digitally storing images of a wound, stoma, fistula or stoma wafer site, a representation of a view field of an optical lens of a camera is represented at a monitor. A marker is inserted in the representation of the view field in the monitor before an image is stored, the marker being configured to aid a user's positioning of the digital camera relative to the wound area, stoma, fistula or wafer.
Coloplast A/s

Image capturing device with touch screen for adjusting camera settings

Several methods for operating a built-in digital camera of a portable, handheld electronic device are described. In one embodiment, the device receives a user selection (e.g., tap, tap and hold, gesture) of a region displayed on the display screen (e.g., touch sensitive screen).
Apple Inc.

Electronic apparatus and image pickup apparatus

A digital camera is provided that includes a rotation operation member unit having a circumferential surface, a sheet fixed to the circumferential surface of the rotation operation member unit, and a photo reflector provided at a position facing the sheet that applies light to the sheet and detects the light reflected from the sheet. In the sheet, regions that reflect light to a level at which a photo reflector can detect the reflected light and regions that do not reflect the light are alternately formed.
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Underwater inspection system using an autonomous underwater vehicle ("auv") in combination with a laser micro bathymetry unit (triangulation laser) and high definition camera

A system for inspecting underwater objects includes an untethered, autonomous underwater vehicle (auv), having a laser micro bathymetry system, namely a triangulation laser system, and a high resolution digital camera carried on the auv.. .
C&c Technologies, Inc.

Partial face detector red-eye filter method and apparatus

A digital camera has an integral flash and stores and displays a digital image. Under certain conditions, a flash photograph taken with the camera may result in a red-eye phenomenon due to a reflection within an eye of a subject of the photograph.
Fotonation Limited

Methods and apparatuses for capturing image frames with interlaced exposure

An apparatus and a method for capturing image frames using interlaced exposure. The apparatus includes a digital camera and a memory.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Wireless speaker and digital camera

A wireless speaker and digital camera device comprises a speaker, a lens, and image sensor, a processor, a wireless transceiver, a digital memory device, a battery and a shutter button to cause the at least one processor to capture a still image or video from the image sensor and store a captured image or video in the digital memory device. The processor and the wireless transceiver being configured to pair with a portable, hand-held computer.
Zagg Intellectual Property Holding Co., Inc.

Imaging apparatus, recording instruction apparatus, image recording method and recording instruction method

In a digital camera, burst continuous shooting of continuously capturing a predetermined number of images by an imaging section and retaining and updating them as required is performed. When an instruction to display a live view image is provided, a live view image is generated from frame images acquired by the burst continuous shooting, and transmitted to a remote control device.
Casio Computer Co., Ltd.

System and operating a mobile device using motion gestures

A mobile device responsive to hand gestures or hand motions detected by a camera. The mobile device comprises: i) transmit path circuitry and receive path circuitry configured to communicate with a wireless network; ii) a memory configured to store a plurality of application programs; iii) a digital camera configured to record an image and to generate a live video stream; and iv) processing circuitry configured to analyze the live video stream and to detect therein a gesture made by a person in the recorded image.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Digital imaging method and apparatus

An apparatus and method for electronically creating combined digital images of a person and incorporating them into a series of site-specific background images or film clips making it appear as if the user were actually a part of the original imaging sequence. The camera can move to take the images from different angles and in an alternative embodiment there are multiple cameras situated such that they sequentially capture and store a series of images to be incorporated into the product.

3d camera system for infant monitoring

Systems and methods employing a depth-sensing camera to detect abdomen rise and fall during an infant sleep period, or lack thereof due to respiratory arrest. Visual processing of image data collected by one or more 3d digital camera is performed to detect the infant and to measure a distance between an infant's abdominal cavity and a camera baseline over time.
Intel Corporation

Systems and methods for sizing shoes

Capturing three-dimensional images of feet and arraying them against vast databases of stored shoe data enables better developed matching with desired fittings than conventional systems. Smartphone/iphone/digital camera and related interface tools supported by proprietary data streams and engines recommend better shoe choices from plethoric offerings updated continually and based upon legacy shoe data along with new ways to compare and select shoes..
Vfit Technologies Inc.

Diagnostic system for the detection of skin cancer

Methods and compositions are provided for the analysis of skin surfaces to determine the presence of neoplastic tissue. In the methods of the invention, a composition comprising a florescent probe that binds to a specific neoplasia associated marker is applied topically to the area of interest.

Photograph-based assessment of dental treatments and procedures

The current document is directed to methods and systems for monitoring a dental patient's progress during a course of treatment. A three-dimensional model of the expected positions of the patient's teeth can be projected, in time, from a three-dimensional model of the patient's teeth prepared prior to beginning the treatment.
Align Technology Inc.

Adjusting brightness of a display

A device for adjusting a brightness of a display is provided. The device comprises means configured for receiving images from a digital camera, detecting an eye of a viewer in a current camera image, determining an intensity of a reflection of the display by the eye, and adjusting the brightness of the display based on the intensity of the reflection.
Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)

Methods and apparatuses for capturing multiple digital image frames

An apparatus and a method for capturing a bracketing sequence of digital image frames. An apparatus includes a digital camera and at least one memory including camera settings.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Identifying entities to be investigated using storefront recognition

Systems and methods for storefront recognition are provided. A surveyor or other user can access an application implemented on a computing device.
Google Inc.

Method and compensating for camera error in a multi-camera stereo camera system

A system and method multi-camera error compensation including recording a plurality of raw images via a plurality of digital cameras and an application processor processing with a multi-view stereo imaging system one or more plural image frames from the raw images captured by the plurality of digital cameras. The plural images may be stored in memory and the detection conducted for calibration loss of at least one digital camera via the processor executing instructions for a multi-camera error compensating system to determine loss of calibration in plural images.
Dell Products, Lp

Scene analysis for improved eye tracking

Technologies related to scene analysis for improved eye tracking are generally described. In some examples, detected gaze targets may be derived from gaze direction information from an eye-facing sensor.
Empire Technology Development Llc

Method for testing an agricultural spraying device

In a method for testing an agricultural spraying device (1) which comprises a plurality of nozzles (3) that are arranged at a spacing from one other and spray a liquid, which is supplied under pressure, in a defined atomizing cone (8), a region, near the nozzle, of the atomizing cone (8) of each individual nozzle (3) is optically recorded, in a direction perpendicular to the central axis of the atomizing cone (8), by means of a recording device (6) having a digital camera (7), and is stored as a digital image file.. .

Smart beauty delivery system linking smart products

Internet of things beauty and personal care application system which may include products, a mirror, digital camera, reader identifying product, communication transceivers, sensors, servers and databases. These link images and data via a mobile application, allowing a plurality of applications via a single interface.

Head mounted compact goggle based video oculography system with integral stimulus screen

A head mounted compact goggle based video oculography system is configured for use in vog-based neuro-otologic testing. The system comprises: a goggle base surrounding the subject's eyes; an angled hot mirror within the goggle base; at least one digital camera attached to the goggle base along the top side of the goggle base taking images of at least one of the subject's eyes via a hot mirror reflection; an integral display for selectively displaying visual stimulus to the subject through the hot mirror and attached to the goggle base along the rear side of the goggle base; a controller coupled to the display generating each visual stimulus for each neuro-otologic test to be displayed to the subject via the display and coupled to each digital camera and receiving and storing data signals there from, the controller configured to calculate eye related data from the digital camera images during each neuro-otologic test, and configured to display the eye related data to users..
Neuro Kinetics, Inc.

Digital camera

A digital camera includes a communicator that communicates with other digital camera, a receiver that receives a camera information of another digital camera and an imaging device that forms a digital image of an object. The digital camera further includes a processor that creates a digital image data from the digital image based upon the camera information..
Nikon Corporation

Guided inspection of an installed component using a handheld inspection device

A method for inspecting an installed component includes receiving an identity and selected location of the component as an input signal via a handheld inspection device having a controller, digital camera, and display screen, and collecting a dynamic pixel image of the selected location in real-time using the digital camera. The method includes displaying the image in real time via the display screen, projecting virtual guidance lines onto the image corresponding to edges of the installed component, and identifying the component via the controller when the image is aligned with the projected acquisition lines.
Gm Global Technology Operations Llc

Snapshot spectral imaging based on digital cameras

Snapshot spectral imagers comprise an imaging lens, a dispersed image sensor and a restricted isometry property (rip) diffuser inserted in the optical path between the source image and the image sensor. The imagers are used to obtain a plurality of spectral images of the source object in different spectral bands in a single shot.

3d virtual reality model sharing and monetization electronic platform system

A novel electronic system provides fast three-dimensional model generation, social content sharing of dynamic three-dimensional models, and monetization of the dynamic three-dimensional models created by casual consumers. In one embodiment, a casual consumer utilizes a dedicated real-time 3d model reconstruction studio with multiple camera angles, and then rapidly create dynamic 3d models with novel computational methods performed in scalable graphics processing units.
Doubleme, Inc.

Holoportal and holocloud system and operation

A novel electronic system provides fast three-dimensional model generation, social content sharing of dynamic three-dimensional models, and monetization of the dynamic three-dimensional models created by casual consumers. In one embodiment, a casual consumer utilizes a dedicated real-time 3d model reconstruction studio with multiple camera angles, and then rapidly create dynamic 3d models with novel computational methods performed in scalable graphics processing units.
Doubleme, Inc.

Techniques for scanned illumination

Imaging systems are provided for high speed, high resolution imaging of biochemical materials. In an example embodiment, an imaging system comprises an objective lens component, a line generator, a digital camera, a positioning stage, and a scan mirror.
Complete Genomics, Inc.

Cinematic image blur in digital cameras based on exposure timing manipulation

Cinematic motion blur and other cinematic effects are enabled during image capture through exposure timing manipulation. The resulting captured images and videos include one or more cinematic effects without the need for a user to impose the cinematic effects post-capture..
Gopro, Inc.

Digital imaging and analysis system

A digital imaging and analysis system and method. The digital cameras and logger is encased by a weatherproof housing for easy deployment and maintenance of the camera and logger and protection from harsh conditions.
Board Of Regents, The University Of Texas System



Digital Camera topics:
  • Digital Camera
  • Control Unit
  • Communications
  • Electronic Device
  • User Interface
  • Computing Device
  • Input Device
  • Output Device
  • Input Devices
  • Microscope
  • Output Devices
  • Network Server
  • Semiconductor
  • Semiconductor Substrate
  • Ground Segment


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