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 Image capturing device with touch screen for adjusting camera settings patent thumbnailnew patent 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 patent thumbnailnew patent 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 (new patent 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 patent thumbnailPartial 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 patent thumbnailMethods 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 patent thumbnailWireless 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 patent thumbnailImaging 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 patent thumbnailSystem 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 patent thumbnailDigital 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 patent thumbnail3d 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

Claiming system and method

A claims and repair process including collecting accident information at birth of an accident, electronic communication to a remote site, and posting information for selecting repair and supplier parties, such as by a bid process. Any of a pda, a mapping system, or a data collection system installed on the vehicle collects accident information at the accident site, on a tow truck, or at a facility.
Digiclaim, Inc.

Claiming system and method

A claims and repair process including collecting accident information at birth of an accident, electronic communication to a remote site, and posting information for selecting repair and supplier parties, such as by a bid process. Any of a pda, a mapping system, or a data collection system installed on the vehicle collects accident information at the accident site, on a tow truck, or at a facility.
Digiclaim, Inc.

Claiming system and method

A claims and repair process including collecting accident information at birth of an accident, electronic communication to a remote site, and posting information for selecting repair and supplier parties, such as by a bid process. Any of a pda, a mapping system, or a data collection system installed on the vehicle collects accident information at the accident site, on a tow truck, or at a facility.
Digiclaim, Inc.

Real-time 3d virtual or physical model generating holoportal and holocloud 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.

Method for controlling an adaptive illumination device, and an illumination system for carrying out said method

A method for controlling an adaptive illumination device, for illuminating a product presentation surface, by providing an adaptive illumination device which has: at least one light-emitting diode module configured to emit light of a specific spectrum; a control unit for controlling the light emission of the light-emitting diode module; and an interface for wireless communication; providing a mobile terminal that includes an interface for wireless communication and at least one digital camera unit; providing a digital image of the surface to be illuminated by the adaptive illumination device and/or of an object to be illuminated, using the camera unit of the mobile terminal; analyzing the digital image and determining at least one color that is dominant; actuating the light-emitting diode module using the control unit such that it emits light of a specific spectrum as a function of the color in the digital image determined to be dominant.. .
Zumtobel Lighting Gmbh

Wide angle imaging system for providing an image of the surroundings of a vehicle, in particular a motor vehicle

An imaging system includes a digital camera having a sensor (such as a charge coupled device), a first lens directing a first image onto a first region of the sensor, a second lens directing a second image onto a second region of the sensor, and a third lens directing a third image onto a third region of the sensor. A display screen displays to a driver of the vehicle the first image, and a processing unit performs stereoscopic image analysis on data originating from the second and third regions.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

Device, multi-point focus

An electronic device achieving multi-point focus of a scene includes a digital camera, a depth-sensing camera, at least one processor, a storage device, a display device, and a multi-point focus system. The system receives one or more points designated by a user from an image of a scene previewed by the digital camera, and analyzes the one or more designated objects to be focused.
Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

Digital camera

[problem] to provide a digital camera that enables, using a simple configuration, a digital display to be easily and freely rotated in the horizontal and vertical directions. [solution] a digital camera (1) is provided with the following: a camera main body (2) having an image pickup lens; a liquid crystal display (3) that displays the images picked up by the image pickup lens; and a hinge unit (4) that connects the camera main body (2) and the electronic display (3).

Camera testing using virtual images

An apparatus includes a virtual image generation device, a receptacle for a digital camera, and a light booth. The virtual image generation device is configured to generate a plurality of test images within the light booth in accordance with a test sequence.
Facebook, Inc.

Imaging device and focusing control method

A digital camera includes an imaging element (5) having an imaging surface (50) where pixels (51) are arranged in two dimensions in a row direction x and in a column direction y, an af processing unit (19) that determines whether a focus lens is in a focused state using detection signals obtained from respective pixels (51) of a first pixel group including plural pixels (51) arranged in the row direction x and a second pixel group including pixels (51) arranged at the same distance in one direction that crosses the row direction x with respect to each of the plural pixels (51) of the first pixel group, in a state where the focus lens is at an arbitrary position, and a system control unit (11) that moves the focus lens until the af processing unit (19) determines that the focus lens is in the focused state.. .
Fujifilm Corporation

Digital camera apparatus with dynamically customized focus reticle and automatic focus reticle positioning

An apparatus includes digital camera equipment and a display that provides a viewfinder. A processor that is operatively coupled to the camera equipment, and to the display, controls the camera equipment and the display to provide a custom reticle that defines a region-of-interest having a shape corresponding to an object-of-interest as the object-of-interest appears in the viewfinder.
Motorola Mobility Llc

Hemispherical star camera

A digital camera optically couples a monocentric lens to image sensor arrays, without optical fibers, yet shields the image sensor arrays from stray light. In some digital cameras, baffles are disposed between an outer surface of a monocentric lens and each image sensor array to shield the image sensor arrays from stray light.
The Charles Stark Draper Laboratory, Inc.

Method and system for classifying painted road markings in an automotive driver-vehicle-asistance device

An automated, computerized method is provided for processing an image. The method includes the steps of arranging a digital camera on a vehicle body, operating the digital camera to provide an image file depicting an image of a scene related to vehicle operation on a road, in a computer memory, receiving from the memory the image file depicting pixels of an image of the scene related to vehicle operation on a road, and using an analysis of the pixels to generate an illumination invariant image of the scene.
Tandent Vision Science, Inc.

Imaging device for capturing self-portrait images

A digital camera for capturing an image containing the photographer, comprising: an image sensor; an optical system for forming an image of a scene on the image sensor; a processor for processing the output of the image sensor in order to detect the presence of one or more faces in a field of view of the digital camera; a feedback mechanism for providing feedback to the photographer while the photographer is included within the field of view, responsive to detecting at least one face in the field of view, and a means for initiating capture of a digital image of the scene containing the photographer.. .
Intellectual Ventures Fund 83 Llc

Thermal extraction architectures for camera and lighting devices

Thermal extraction architectures for heat-generating electronic devices such as digital cameras or lights are disclosed.. .

Camera data management and user interface apparatuses, systems, and methods

In certain embodiments, a mobile device having a digital camera captures a camera image, locally stores the camera image, automatically assigns the camera image to a session based on the camera image being captured during a particular time range, and provides, for display on a display screen of the mobile device, a session specific image manager pane together with a live camera sensor view in a graphical user interface, the session specific image manager pane including data representative of the camera image assigned to the session.. .
Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc.

Sun shade case for a portable computing device

The present portable computing device case is configurable for both carrying a portable computing device and for obstructing external lighting while using a portable computing device in an upright viewing position, particularly for augmented reality applications, outdoor gaming applications and for use of a digital camera housed within the portable computing device.. .



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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