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 Fishfinder patent thumbnailnew patent Fishfinder
A fishfinder has: a transducer capable of transmitting an ultrasonic wave underwater and receiving a reflected wave of the ultrasonic wave; a display part that time-sequentially arranges a detection image based on a reception signal, caused by receiving the reflected wave with the transducer; a first depth calculation part that calculates a first depth as a depth of the bottom; a recognition part that performs recognition on an object as a fish school; a second depth calculation part that calculates a second depth as a depth of a position of the object; a distance calculation part that calculates a distance from the bottom to the position of the object; and a distance display part that displays the distance calculated with the distance calculation part, in correspondence with the position of the object in the detection image displayed on the display part, on the display part.. .
Honda Electronics Co., Ltd.


 Optical distance measurement device patent thumbnailnew patent Optical distance measurement device
Optical range finders are configured to transmit optical bursts toward a target and detect a corresponding received burst. Dc offset in the received burst due to square law detection can be offset based on a difference between high pass and low pass filtered portions of the received burst.
Garmin Switzerland Gmbh


 Rotating optical range finder patent thumbnailnew patent Rotating optical range finder
A rotating optical range finder includes a stationary base, a rotating base, an optical sensor, a transmitting circuit, a receiving circuit, a first induction coil, and a second induction coil. The rotating base s disposed on the stationary base.
Arima Lasers Corp.


 Multiple-beam triangulation-based range finder and method patent thumbnailnew patent Multiple-beam triangulation-based range finder and method
A multiple-beam triangulation-based range finder can direct multiple beams onto a sample from different orientations. The range finder can use a quadrant detector to detect light from the multiple beams that is reflected from the sample.
Raytheon Company


 Payment card ocr with relaxed alignment patent thumbnailPayment card ocr with relaxed alignment
Extracting financial card information with relaxed alignment comprises a method to receive an image of a card, determine one or more edge finder zones in locations of the image, and identify lines in the one or more edge finder zones. The method further identifies one or more quadrilaterals formed by intersections of extrapolations of the identified lines, determines an aspect ratio of the one or more quadrilateral, and compares the determined aspect ratios of the quadrilateral to an expected aspect ratio.
Google Inc.


 Determining a return laser signal associated with a target in laser range finders patent thumbnailDetermining a return laser signal associated with a target in laser range finders
A laser range finder (lrf) and an automated method for determining a return laser signal associated with a target thereof are disclosed. In one example embodiment, the lrf includes a laser beam emitter to emit a laser beam towards a target.
Bae Systems Information And Electronic Systems Integration Inc.


 Imaging apparatus, control method, and storage medium storing program patent thumbnailImaging apparatus, control method, and storage medium storing program
The present invention is provided to maintain a photographable display state so as not to miss a photo opportunity when a photographer performs preparation work before shooting or confirmation work after shooting, and also smoothly switch to a display state in which the photographer can perform the confirmation work after shooting whenever necessary. A live view image is displayed on a first display screen when an eye contact state is detected at the eyepiece viewfinder, and a captured image is displayed on a second display screen when a non-eye-contact state is detected after receiving an image shooting instruction.
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha


 Reflective golf flag for range finding target patent thumbnailReflective golf flag for range finding target
Various embodiments, aspects and features of the present invention encompass a golf flag comprising retroreflective material. Certain embodiments may also comprise fluorescent materials useful for being easily seen from a distance.

 Method and apparatus to correct digital video to counteract effect of camera shake patent thumbnailMethod and apparatus to correct digital video to counteract effect of camera shake
The effect of camera shake in digital video is corrected using signal processing techniques. The digital video is a sequence of digital images.

 Photo and document integration patent thumbnailPhoto and document integration
Technologies are generally described for a integrating pictures and documents. In some examples, a user device may receive a request for inserting a future picture into a document; determine an area within the document in which to insert the future picture; and display a camera view-finder in the determined area..
Empire Technology Development Llc


Visual target acquisition scope system


In a visual target acquisition scope system for an adjustable connection is provided between a unity magnification scope producing 1× magnification image viewed by one eye of the user and a photographic lens/viewfinder of a photographic camera viewed by another eye of the user. According to the system, while the user is looking at an object through the unity magnification scope with one eye and looking at the object through the photographic camera lens with the second eye, the target visible with the first eye is also visible with the second eye..

Projection transformations for depth estimation


An active rangefinder system disclosed herein parameterizes a set of transformations predicting different possible appearances of a projection feature projected into a three-dimensional scene. A matching module matches an image of the projected projection feature with one of the transformations, and a depth estimation module estimates a distance to an object reflecting the projection feature based on the transformation identified by the matching module..
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc


Mud sensing hole finder


A mud sensing hole finder comprising: a front steering wheel assembly, a rear wheel assembly, a sensor package, a corrosion package, a ported housing, and a tapered spring joint; wherein the mud sensing hole finder is capable of attachment to a wireline logging tool-string.. .

Fiber optic based laser range finder


Laser rangefinders and methods of using laser rangefinders are disclosed. One embodiment of a laser rangefinder includes a first dds (direct digital synthesizer) outputting a first reference signal, an isolated laser source that receives the first signal and outputs an optical signal, a collimating lens coupled to the isolated laser source adapted to direct the optical signal to free space, a collecting lens positioned adjacent to the collimating lens adapted to receive a modulated optical signal from free space, a pin diode detector coupled to collecting lens, a second dds outputting a second reference signal, and a computing device adapted to receive the first reference signal, the second reference signal, and the received modulated optical signal and calculate a distance..
Associated Universities, Inc.


Lighting systems and methods providing active glare control


A light fixture includes a dimmable light source that emits light downwardly, and a downward-looking rangefinder proximate and operatively coupled with the light source. When the rangefinder detects an object at a measured height that exceeds a first threshold, the light source dims according to the measured height.
Ge Lighting Solutions, Lcc


Methods, systems, and multi-sensory stereo vision for robotics


Embodiments of the present invention include multi-sensory stereo vision sensors suitable for use in robotics, navigation, machine vision, manufacturing, and other applications. In some cases, a sensor includes a stereo camera that produces image data for use in generating disparity maps to determine the positions of objects in the scene and/or the position of the sensor itself.
Uber Technologies, Inc.


In-time registration of temporally separated image acquisition


Embodiments facilitate in-time registration of temporally separated image acquisition sessions to obtain highly comparable images without physical restraint of the camera and/or subject. For example, while displaying a live view being acquired of a subject in real time in a viewfinder window of an image acquisition system, a live position of the system can be measured, a real-time offset can be computed between the live position and a guide position (corresponding to a position from which a prior image of the subject was acquired at a prior acquisition time), and a guide can be overlaid on the viewfinder window to indicate a real-time positional offset between the live view and the prior image according to the real-time offset.

Display control apparatus, controlling the same, and storage medium


A display control apparatus includes a viewfinder including an eye contacting portion and an internal display unit, an eye approaching detection unit, a mode switching unit which selects one of a plurality of operation modes including first and second operation modes, and a control unit which performs control such that an on state of the internal display unit is changed to an off state based on detection, by the eye approaching detection unit, of an object which moves away from the eye contacting portion to a position at or further than a first distance from the eye contacting portion in the first operation mode, and the on state is changed to the off state based on detection, by the eye approaching detection unit, of an object which moves away from the eye contacting portion to a position at or further than a second distance, which is larger than the first distance, from the eye contacting portion in the second operation mode.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha


System to determine events in a space


A system (100) and a method for detecting events in a predetermined space is provided. The system consists of one or more of an imager (101), a range-finder (103) and a sound capturing device (115), as well as a calibration factor and a processer (104).
Caduceus Wireless, Inc.


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Direct view optical sight with integrated laser system


A direct view optical sight including an integrated laser rangefinder. One example of the sight includes an eyepiece, an objective providing an optical aperture and configured to direct electromagnetic radiation from a viewed scene to the eyepiece, an erector tube assembly coupled between the eyepiece and the objective, the laser rangefinder configured to transmit and receive laser radiation, and a beam combiner assembly mounted to the erector tube assembly and positioned between the erector tube assembly and the objective, the beam combiner assembly configured to combine the laser radiation and the electromagnetic radiation to allow the laser rangefinder to transmit and receive the laser radiation via the optical aperture of the objective, and to maintain optical alignment of the laser rangefinder and the viewed scene during movement of the erector tube assembly..
Raytheon Company


Rifle scope targeting display adapter mount


This disclosure describes a compact and lightweight rifle scope display adapter configured to be affixed in front of the objective lens of a rifle scope. The display adapter includes a receptacle that enables the adapter to be electrically connected to a ballistic computer, rangefinder or other targeting mechanism.
Cubic Corporation


Devices and methods for remote hydration measurement


Devices and methods are described for a hand-held hydration monitor including a viewfinder including one or more alignment features configured to align with a target on a subject; a micro-impulse radar component; a data storage component including stored information associated with reference reflected pulses correlated with reference hydration states; a user interface; and a computing component including a processor and circuitry, the circuitry including micro-impulse radar control circuitry configured to actuated the micro-impulse radar component, and hydration determination circuitry configured to receive information associated with one or more reflected pulses from a tissue associated with the target on the subject and to compare the information associated with the one or more reflected pulses from the tissue associated with the target on the subject with the stored information associated with the reference reflected pulses correlated with the reference hydration states to determine a relative hydration state of the tissue.. .
Elwha Llc


Information input apparatus and method


An electronic camera is capable of recording image, voice, text, line-drawn information and the like. A release switch in the electronic camera is operated to photograph a subject image.
Nikon Corporation


Transceivers digital mobile communications


Mobile transmitter-receiver (transceiver) unit for receiving and demodulating a video orthogonal frequency division multiplexed (ofdm) modulated signal. Modulator and transmitter for modulating and transmitting a filtered spread spectrum video baseband signal.

Omniview camera tower system


An omniview camera system allows for the adjustment of the view provided by a camera. The system includes an extendable pole with a base portion as well as an extension portion that may be extended from or retracted into the base portion.

Relative aiming point display


An improved display provides an intermediate point in the projectile trajectory being an aiming point and indicated in relation to the visualized target or target reference. The rangefinder device is calibrated to a weapon having a sight, for example, having a riflescope calibrated at 100 yards.
Evrio, Inc.


Method, medium, and system for building a product finder


The principles set forth herein describe building a product finder. One aspect comprises receiving a request at a computing device to develop a product finder for a specified product category; receiving input at the computing device to configure the product finder, the input comprising data representing product information associated with the specified product category; developing, via a processor accessible by the computing device, the product finder based on an existing template, wherein developing the product finder based on the existing template reduces writing of computer code; and utilizing the input to customize the product finder.
Cbs Interactive Inc.


Auto-focusing method and auto-focusing device


An auto-focusing method for use in a device, includes: after performing a manual focusing on a target object through receiving a user operation on the target object in a viewfinder of the device, acquiring first spatial data of the target object; when detecting a change of contents of a view in the viewfinder, acquiring position variation data of the target object; acquiring second spatial data of the target object according to the first spatial data and the position variation data; and performing an auto-focusing on the target object according to the second spatial data.. .

Real-time adjustable window feature for barcode scanning and process of scanning barcode with adjustable window feature


A mobile bar code scanning device with a pinch-to-window feature includes an embedded camera and a user interface system having a visual display. The user interface system enables the user to access features of the mobile barcode scanning device with touch gestures.

Eyepiece lens, viewfinder optical system and optical apparatus equipped with the same, and manufacturing eyepiece lens


An eyepiece lens (el) used for a viewfinder optical system (vf) for viewing, using the eyepiece lens (el), an image formed by an objective lens (ol), an image displayed by a display member, or an object, wherein an antireflection coating (101) is disposed on at least one surface among the optical surfaces constituting the eyepiece lens (el), and the antireflection coating (101) includes at least one layer (101g) formed by a wet process.. .

Binoculars rangefinder


A binoculars rangefinder includes a central shaft, two eyepieces, two objective lenses, two prism modules, an optical transmitter, and an optical receiver. The eyepieces are disposed on two sides of the central shaft, allowing a first light beam reflected by an object to pass therethrough.

Detection of tissue injury using microcurrent. device name - zone finder


This invention detects tissue injury using microcurrent. Repeated tests, standardized with the force gauges will show significantly decreased microcurrent over injured tissue.

Automatic image capture


An improved automatic image capture system for an intelligent mobile device having a camera guides a user to position the camera so only a single image needs to be automatically captured. Syntactic features, using a view finder on a display of the intelligent mobile device, are used to guide a user to maximize the occupancy of the view finder with the document so that the document is maximized within the view finder based upon detected corners of the document.

Mounting system for a fish finding device


There is provided a mounting system for a fish finding device to a watercraft which has a support for supporting a fish finding device on a watercraft. The support has a top, a bottom and a peripheral side wall which form a receptacle housing for a battery.

Ranging methods for inclined shooting of projectile weapon


A method for shooting a projectile weapon involves determining the inclination of a line of sight from a vantage point to a target and a line-of-sight range to the target, then predicting a trajectory parameter at the line-of-sight range, for a preselected projectile. Using the trajectory parameter, an equivalent horizontal range may then be determined, wherein the equivalent horizontal range is the range at which the trajectory parameter would be expected to occur if the projectile were shot from the vantage point toward a theoretical target located in a horizontal plane intersecting the vantage point.

Smart garbage bin


A container (e.g., a garbage bin or document disposal bin) includes a sensor for sensing a quantity indicative of the amount of items deposited into the container, and a local controller capable of wireless communication with a remote controller for sending the sensed data to the remote controller. The sensor may be mounted on the cover or at the bottom of the container.

Auto-contrast viewfinder for an indicia reader


Viewfinders for indicia-readers and/or mobile devices running indicia reading applications allow a user to position the reader with respect to the indicia. A display presents a real-time image of the camera as a background, while simultaneously presenting a graphical overlay that is superimposed on the background.
Hand Held Products, Inc.


Autonomous mobile device and controlling same


In order to realize an autonomous mobile device which is compact and inexpensive and which is capable of almost simultaneously detecting (i) an obstacle present ahead of the autonomous moving device and (ii) a difference in level of a floor surface, an autonomous mobile device (1) of the present invention is an autonomous mobile device (1) which moves while detecting (i) an obstacle present ahead of the autonomous mobile device (1) and (ii) a difference in level of a floor surface, including: a laser range finder (21) which measures a distance to an object present in a scan area by scanning the scan area while emitting a laser beam in parallel to the floor surface; and mirrors (22a, 22b) each of which is provided within the scan area scanned by the laser range finder (21) and each of which reflects part of the laser beam to the floor surface.. .
Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha


Electronic adaptive reticle systems and methods


A system may be provided that includes a scope configured to mount to a firearm. The scope may include imaging components, processing components, and a display.
Flir Systems, Inc.


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Fish finder display system


A wireless fish finder display system is provided in which a visual output from a fish finder device is transmitted and displayed on a head mounted display unit. The wireless fish finder display system includes a pair of glasses having a receiver for receiving an output signal from the fish finder device and a display unit for displaying a visual output in a portion of the user's field of view while the user is fishing..

Rangefinder with a laser-like light source


Some embodiments of the invention may relate to a rangefinder, in particular for a laser scanner, laser tracker, profiler, theodolite, or a total station. In a special embodiment of the invention, the light source of the rangefinder—provided for the emission of pulsed light signals—is configured here as an optical fiber amplifier (e.g.
Hexagon Technology Center Gmbh


Control system of a fire truck for high-rise and super high-rise building firefighting


The application discloses a control system of a fire fighting truck for high-rise and super high-rise building firefighting, comprising: a command control equipment (2), a launch control equipment (3), a turret control apparatus (8), and a photoelectric detection equipment (9), wherein, the photoelectric detection equipment (9) comprises: an installing shell, a power supply, a white light zoom camera, an infrared camera, a laser rangefinder, and an integrated processing unit, wherein the white light zoom camera is connected to the installing shell via screws, the infrared camera is connected to the installing shell by using a screw, the laser rangefinder is connected to the installing shell by using a screw, the power supply interface of the white light zoom camera is connected to the power supply by using a wire, the power supply interface of the infrared camera is connected to the power supply by using a wire, the power supply interface of the laser rangefinder is connected to the power supply by using a wire, the data interface of the white light zoom camera is connected to the integrated processing unit by using a wire, the data interface of the infrared camera is connected to the integrated processing unit by using a wire, and the data interface of the laser rangefinder is connected to the integrated processing unit by using a wire.. .
Beijing Mechanical Equipment Institute


Image pickup apparatus and control image pickup apparatus


An image pickup apparatus is capable of displaying a crop area and assist lines in a finder. The assist lines are displayed by one or more segments.
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha


Systems and methods for vslam optimization


The invention is related to methods and apparatus that use a visual sensor and dead reckoning sensors to process simultaneous localization and mapping (slam). These techniques can be used in robot navigation.
Irobot Corporation


Monitoring apparatus and non-transitory computer-readable medium


A monitoring apparatus is provided. When a determination process of determining whether or not the part of an object located in a search range is an airborne substance, a rangefinder measures a distance to the object located in the search range for each of a plurality of unit areas forming the search range, a variation measure calculator calculates a variance of the distances (individual distances) measured for the respective unit areas, a variable threshold setter variably sets a variation measure threshold based on the individual distances, and a determiner determines that at least part of the object is an airborne substance if the calculated variance exceeds the variation measure threshold..
Denso Corporation


Control a fire truck for high-rise and super high-rise building firefighting


The present application discloses a control method of a fire fighting truck for high-rise and super high-rise building firefighting, including: a command control equipment (2), a launch control equipment (3), a turret control apparatus (8), a photoelectric detection equipment (9), wherein the photoelectric detection equipment (9) comprises: an installing shell, a power supply, a white light zoom camera, an infrared camera, a laser rangefinder, and an integrated processing unit, the white light zoom camera is connected to the installing shell by a screw, the infrared camera is connected to the installing shell by a screw, the laser rangefinder is connected to the installing shell by a screw, a power supply interface of the white light zoom camera is connected to the power supply by a wire, a power supply interface of the infrared camera is connected to the power supply by a wire, a power supply interface of the laser rangefinder is connected to the power supply by a wire, a data interface of the white light zoom camera is connected to the integrated processing unit by a wire, a data interface of the infrared camera is connected to the integrated processing unit by a wire, and a data interface of the laser rangefinder is connected to the integrated processing unit by a wire.. .
Beijing Mechanical Equipment Institute


Cutout object merge


Cutout object merge techniques are described. In one or more embodiments, a cutout object is identified for insertion into a scene.
Adobe Systems Incorporated


Method and program product for search and retrieval of lost objects


A method and program product include communicating with a server system to report a found tag associated with an owner's lost possession. The server system is operable for capturing contact information of a finder of the possession.

Contextual information of visual media


An analysis master control can be configured to derive contextual information of visual media that includes extracted information and extrapolated information. The analysis master control can receive the extracted information characterizing visual media from a recognizer.
Telecommunication Systems, Inc.


Elevator shaft internal configuration measuring device, elevator shaft internal configuration measurement method, and non-transitory recording medium


According to one embodiment, an elevator shaft internal configuration measuring device includes a position calculator and a calculating unit. The position calculator derives a positional information of a moving object moving through an interior of an elevator shaft having an inner side.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba


Gynocological cervical os instrument


A gynocological cervical os instrument. The gynecological cervical os instrument includes a cervical os finder having a passage for another medical instrument at least partially along the os finder's length.

Event-driven network demand finder of a radio access network


Network demand data can be determined by employing low cost sensing devices. In one aspect, the sensing devices can monitor user equipment activity and/or environmental conditions associated with a specific area.
At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.


Shooting parameter adjustment


A method for a device to adjust a shooting parameter, includes: receiving a click signal triggered from a viewfinder displayed on a touchscreen; displaying, by taking a click position indicated by the click signal as a reference position, an adjusting control corresponding to a shooting parameter; receiving a sliding touch signal indicating a sliding touch operation on the adjusting control; and adjusting the shooting parameter according to the sliding touch signal.. .
Xiaomi Inc.


Cross-correlated digital wireless communication system


Communication methods for receiving and demodulating in mobile devices signals from multiple locations and for providing baseband position finder signal. Providing in a first cross-correlator and filter cross-correlated in-phase and quadrature-phase filtered baseband signals from a digital input signal and in a second cross-correlator spread spectrum signals from a voice input signal.

Video multimode multimedia data communication systems


Multimode multimedia mobile wireless data communication system provides received demodulated location finder signal with a mobile device generated photo camera generated signal into a cross-correlated in-phase and quadrature-phase filtered baseband signal and modulates and transmits the cross-correlated signal. Mobile device for receiving and converting a video signal, generated in mobile device, into an ofdm video signal and providing ofdm video signal to a modulator and transmitter.

Barcode scanning system using wearable device with embedded camera


A smartwatch is provided with an embedded camera; barcode decoding software; a user interface system, the user interface system being provided with a visual display on the smartwatch; and a processor communicatively coupled to the camera, the user interface system, and the barcode decoding software. The processor is configured for a barcode scanning and decoding operation.
Hand Held Products, Inc.


Range finder


A range finder includes a laser transmitter, a laser receiver, an objective lens, an image sensing device, a display device and a microphone. The laser transmitter is configured to emit a laser beam to a measured object.
Asia Optical International Ltd.


Magic window viewer, a die for cutting viewer parts, and a preprinted sheet from which to cut viewer parts


A user is presented with handle of a captive but freely moveable wand, the handle useable to move an attached viewfinder over a clear front window of a front component to selectively reveal parts of printed matter on a hidden back component as apparently part of semi-transparently printed matter on the clear front window. Inside, a concealed component tethered to the wand travels between the semi-transparently printed matter and the printed matter on the hidden back component.
Structural Graphics, Llc


Camera having a display member


A camera comprises a display member arranged in a finder optical system. The display member is provided in a finder of the camera and is provided with a reflective prism group including a plurality of reflective prisms and a frame line formed to surround the reflective prism group.
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha


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Technique for a pulse/phase based laser rangefinder utilizing a single photodiode in conjunction with separate pulse and phase receiver circuits


A technique for a pulse/phase based laser rangefinding instrument utilizing a single photodiode in conjunction with separate pulse and phase receiver circuits. The photodiode receives phase and pulse ranging signals and a capacitor coupled to the photodiode and is operative to provide current through the photodiode to a transimpedance amplifier in a pulse mode of operation and from the photodiode through a tuned circuit to a narrow band amplifier in a phase mode of operation..
Laser Technology, Inc. And Kama-tech (hk) Limited


Underlying wall structure finder and infrared camera


Tools used to detect underlying structures, such as behind the surface of a wall, can include a first sensor, such as an electromagnetic sensor, configured to generate data indicative of the location of the underlying structure. Tools can include an indicator that provides an indication to a user based on the data.
Fluke Corporation


Dual-directional laser rangefinder


A dual-directional laser rangefinder has a housing with two laser modules and one control module mounted therein. The laser modules emit laser beams toward both sides of the housing and receive the reflected laser beams.
Trison Global Company Limited


Silhouette-based limb finder determination


A silhouette-based limb finder may be used to detect limbs from a camera image. This limb determination may be used to control an application, such as a game, or a combination with other image processing.

Laser rangefinder sensor


The specification discloses a pulsed time-of-flight laser range finding system used to obtain vehicle classification information. The sensor determines a distance range to portions of a vehicle traveling within a sensing zone of the sensor.

Articulated wireline hole finder


The articulated wireline hole finder is a modular device which attaches to the bottom of a wireline logging tool-string to aid conveyance down irregular shaped and/or deviated boreholes which possess features such as ledges, washouts, and contractions, that might otherwise terminate full descent of the tool-string to the bottom of the borehole and thereby compromise the wireline data acquisition objectives. Elements of the articulated wireline hole finder may include a low friction roller nose assembly and spacer sub, an articulated spring joint, that transfers tool-string weight and directs lateral movement of the roller nose towards hole center, and a pair of five arm centralizers that possess a wide dynamic range..

Remote steering control with row finder


A remote steering control and row finder, used with a tractor towing a vehicle or trailer. The remote steering control that can be retrofit to a conventional tractor and towed vehicle, and includes self-guiding features for finding a row of crops to maintain a center steer.

Acoustic apparatus and operation


A portable acoustic warning device which projects a specific acoustic waveform towards a target, creating a narrow beam of sound that is highly selective, minimising exposure to users and bystanders, whilst enabling a controlled dosage of sound to be applied to the target. The design of the device is tailored to this waveform thus achieving a very high degree of directivity.

Automatic upload of pictures from a camera


A system and method is disclosed for enabling user friendly interaction with a camera system. Specifically, the inventive system and method has several aspects to improve the interaction with a camera system, including voice recognition, gaze tracking, touch sensitive inputs and others.
Cutting Edge Vision Llc


Camera having optoelectronic range finder


A camera having an optoelectronic rangefinder, a focusable receiving lens and a visually observable display unit for displaying data and/or images, wherein the fact that two electronic image recording modules, which are spaced apart and the optical axes of which are aligned with a common target point, are inserted as a rangefinder into the front panel of the housing of the camera and, in order to determine the phase distance of the images of the object space recorded by the image recording modules and to compare the determined phase distance to the values for the distances assigned for the different phase distances, which are stored in a calibration table, a microprocessor unit is provided in the housing and is connected with the signal outputs of the image recording modules.. .
Leica Camera Ag


Easy parking finder


The mobile phone application displays and audio broadcasts the response. The driver pays a fee and reserves an available parking space to exclude it from responses to other requests..

Digital angle finder


A digital angle finder is disclosed and comprises a hollow housing, having a rectangular cross section; a power supply assembly, insertably arranged at a first end of the hollow housing; a digital display screen assembly, arranged on the hollow housing and electrically connected with the power supply assembly; and an angle checking assembly, movably arranged at a second end of the hollow housing opposite to the first end, the angle checking assembly including a contacting surface, an elastic sleeve, and a variable resistor member, the variable resistor member is disposed inside the elastic sleeve, the elastic sleeve is electrically connecting with the digital display screen assembly and the power supply assembly and also movably arranged between the second end of the hollow housing and the contacting surface, and the contacting surface is contacting an angle-checking object.. .

Callpath finder


Techniques and systems for creating a function call graph for a codebase are disclosed. Graph creation includes identifying functions in the codebase by a function signature and representing a function as a first node in the call graph.
Google Inc.


Dna and fingerprint authentication of mobile devices


User generated and processed deoxyribose nucleic acid (dna) or fingerprint signal is used for authentication of a mobile device. A touch screen generated processed control signal is used for control of mobile device operated in a cellular system and a wi-fi network.

Video signal and tally signal switcher system


Relating to a switcher system that is capable of reducing time and trouble of setting video equipment. According to the present invention, there is provided a switcher system having a switcher and a plurality of view finders.
Nihon Video System Co., Ltd.


Method of finding a minimum and minimum finder utilizing the same


A method of finding a minimum and a minimum finder utilizing the same are provided. The method, adopted by the minimum finder, determining a minimum and a probabilistic second minimum from a plurality of inputs, includes: providing a plurality of minimum-value generators (mvg) to form a binary tree, wherein each mvg receives two of the plurality of inputs, compares the values of the two inputs to output a comparison result; and receiving, by a minimum-and-second-minimum generator, the comparison results of two of the plurality of mvgs to generate the minimum and the probabilistic second minimum; wherein the minimum-and-second-minimum generator is not connected to a mvg in a top layer of the binary tree..
National Tsing Hua University


Elevator shaft inner dimension measuring device, elevator shaft inner dimension measurement controller, and elevator shaft inner dimension measurement method


According to one embodiment, an elevator shaft inner dimension measuring device includes a distance measuring instrument, an imaging device and a controller. The distance measuring instrument includes a first laser rangefinder mounted to a moving object moving through an interior of an elevator shaft, and irradiating laser light on an inner wall of the elevator shaft.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba


Pictures using voice commands


A system and method is disclosed for enabling user friendly interaction with a camera system. Specifically, the inventive system and method has several aspects to improve the interaction with a camera system, including voice recognition, gaze tracking, touch sensitive inputs and others.
Cutting Edge Vision Llc


Collaborative synchronized multi-device photography


Techniques are disclosed for collaborative and synchronized photography across multiple digital camera devices. A panoramic photograph of a scene can be generated from separate photographs taken by each of the cameras simultaneously.
Adobe Systems Incorporated


Compact 3d direction finder


An apparatus that includes two non-coinciding arrangements disposed in an two axes cartesian coordinate system such that each arrangement having a non-zero projection on a respective axis from among the two axes. Each one of the arrangements includes a pair of oppositely directed, spaced apart, co-axial radiating-capable elements, each of the elements being hollow with internal space, and being slotted throughout its entire extent.
Elta Systems Ltd.


Thermal-assisted golf rangefinder systems and methods


Methods, apparatuses, and systems for determining a range on a golf course are disclosed. Methods may utilize infrared imaging to assist in determining a range.
Flir Systems, Inc.


Photographing apparatus and photographing method


A photographing apparatus and a photographing method are provided. The photographing apparatus includes: a viewfinder configured to display a live image; a display configured to display the live image and receive a touch input; and a controller configured to activate at least one selected from the viewfinder and the display according to whether a user approaches the photographing apparatus and activate a set area of a display area of the display for performing an autofocusing function in response to the viewfinder being activated.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


System for finding code in a data flow


A code finder system deployed as a software module, a web service or as part of a larger security system, identifies and processes well-formed code sequences. For a data flow that is expected to be free of executable or interpreted code, or free of one or more known styles of executable or interpreted code, the code finder system can protect participants in the communications network.
Shape Security, Inc.


Range finder case


A case for a photographic device with a primary visual interface comprising a screen is disclosed. The case comprises a body, an optical viewfinder assembly having a top portion and a bottom portion, the bottom portion being recessed into the body, and the top portion configured to slide between a closed position, where a top plane of the top portion is substantially flush with a top of the body, and an open position where the top portion is above the top of the body, thereby exposing an aperture in the viewfinder assembly; and a track and a track guide in mechanical communication, wherein one of the track and the track guide is attached to the optical viewfinder, to permit the top portion of the optical viewfinder assembly to slide between the closed position and the open position..

System and providing a distance to target for remote keyless entry


A method and system for providing a distance to target vehicle finder function for remote keyless entry is provided. The method and system include enabling a vehicle finder function from a portable device and transmitting a low power signal from the portable device to a vehicle onboard receiver.
Honda Motor Co., Ltd.


Viewfinder with real-time tracking for intraoral scanning


Methods and systems for scanning an intraoral cavity of a patient provide capturing one or more viewfinder images of the intraoral cavity and scanning the intraoral cavity with an intraoral scanner to generate one or more topography scans of the intraoral cavity. The one or more topography scans may correspond to the one or more viewfinder images.
Align Technology, Inc.


Imaging apparatus


An imaging apparatus for performing efficient signal processing depending on the operational mode. In the finder mode, a ccd interface 21a decimates horizontal components of image data supplied from an image generating unit 10 to one-third and moreover processes the decimated image data with data conversion and resolution conversion to produce y, cb and cr image data which are routed to and written in an image memory 32 over a memory controller 22.
Sony Corporation


Plasma device


A plasma device is proposed, the plasma device including: a chamber configured to accommodate a processed article; a plasma source configured to generate a plasma applied to the processed article accommodated in the chamber; a chuck unit configured to support the processed article accommodated in the chamber; and a cooling channel formed inside the chamber to allow flowing cooling water.. .
Allied Techfinders Co., Ltd.


Orientation system for image recording devices


An image recording device having a projected viewfinder is described that projects individual, or multiple sets of synchronized framing beams onto a target image that are coaxially aligned with the field of view of the camera. The set of framing beams is projected onto the target image beyond the scope of the field of view being recorded by the image recording device but still within the field of vision of the operator of the device.

Finder system and optical apparatus using the same


Provided is a finder system, including: an observation optical system configured to convert a subject image formed on a predetermined surface into an erect image via an erect image forming member, and cause the erect image to be transmitted through a first optical surface that is inclined with respect to an optical axis, thereby observing the erect image via an eyepiece lens; and a display optical system configured to cause an image indicating display information of a display member to be reflected on the first optical surface, thereby observing the image via the eyepiece lens in the same field of view as the subject image. The display optical system includes an optical member including at least two reflection surfaces and a lens unit having a positive refractive power, along an optical path between the display member and the eyepiece lens in the stated order..
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha


Photometric controlling same


A photometric apparatus includes a photometry unit (ae sensor) configured to measure object light, and a first display unit (intra-viewfinder liquid crystal display unit) arranged on an optical path of the object light to the photometry unit and configured to display a plurality of display items. The first display unit is configured to display a first display item (automatic white balance) among the plurality of display items in a position farther from a center of a photometry range by the photometry unit than a position of a second display item (incandescent lamp display) having a display area smaller than a display area of the first display item..
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha


Mobile device and executing application based on particular zone


Provided is a mobile terminal that executes an application in a predetermined area, and a method performed by the mobile terminal. The mobile terminal that executes the application in the predetermined area may include a memory; a location finder configured to obtain location information of the mobile terminal; a communicator configured to communicate with a server; and a controller configured to receive, via the communicator, the application that is executable in a predetermined area corresponding to the obtained location information and an operating system (os) for executing the application from a server that corresponds to the obtained location information, and to install the application and the os in the memory..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


Linear mode computational sensing ladar


Laser light pulsed to illuminate and reflect from at least one object is received at a digital micro-mirror device including an array of mirrors each of which may be selectively controlled to be oriented to either reflect incident light onto a detector or not. The detector outputs a signal representative of an amount of light sensed.
Raytheon Company


Non-saturating receiver design and clamping structure for high power laser based rangefinding instruments


A non-saturating receiver design and clamping structure for high power laser rangefinders of especial utility with respect to pumped, monoblock lasers. The receiver comprises a photodiode and a transimpedance amplifier having at least first and second stages.
Kama-tech (hk) Limited


Laser rangefinder


A laser rangefinder includes a light source, a scanning mirror that scans laser light emitted from the light source by oscillating about an axis of oscillation j extending in a predetermined direction, a first lens that is disposed on an optical path of reflected light from a target object and condenses the reflected light onto the scanning mirror, a second lens that is disposed on an optical path of and condenses reflected light from the scanning mirror, and a photodetector that receives the reflected light condensed by the second lens. The first lens and the second lens are disposed in positions other than positions on an optical path of the laser light between a point of emission from the light source and a point of exit from the laser rangefinder..
Kyoto University


Enhanced golf ball and its construction


The present invention relates to a new, improved, technologically enhanced golf ball and a method for its construction. The new technologically enhanced golf ball will be an improvement over existing golf balls and will be used in conjunction with other enhanced golf equipment to capture, analyze, score (i.e.

Imaging device and image display method


The imaging device includes: a first display section that functions as an electronic view finder; an illuminance detection sensor that detects an illuminance of the first display section; a display luminance detection section; a subject luminance detection section; a target luminance calculation section; and a corrected luminance calculation section. The display luminance detection section detects an actual display luminance of the first display section on the basis of a detected value of the illuminance detection sensor.
Fujifilm Corporation


Imaging apparatus and controlling method therefore


In one shooting mode in a case where a flicker is detected by a flicker detecting unit, it is determined whether anti-flicker shooting is set, and a flicker icon is lighted and displayed on an in-viewfinder display unit in a different displaying form between when the anti-flicker shooting is set and when it is not set. In another shooting mode, in the case where the flicker is detected by the flicker detecting unit, the flicker icon is hidden..
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha


Carpool finder assistance


A method of determining ride share compatibility. Vehicle data acquisition devices are employed to collect user attribute information relating to a travel route and locations traveled by the operator.
Gm Global Technology Operations Llc


Imaging device


The imaging device includes: a first display section that functions as an electronic view finder; a viewing angle setting section that sets a viewing angle of a live view image; a display image generation section that generates a display image which uses the live view image reduced in accordance the viewing angle; a display timing control section; and a blanking time period setting section. The display timing control section synchronizes the image sensor and the first display section in a delay time shorter than a single frame period.
Fujifilm Corporation


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Range finder with image split prism for golf course hole


Disclosed is a rangefinder comprising: a housing shaped like a cylinder and opened frontward and backward; an object lens comprising one or more lenses arranged in a front end portion of the housing and facing an object targeted for distance measurement; a display providing a user with an image from the object lens; an image split prism arranged in between the object lens and the display, making the image from the object lens be split and focused, and installed movably along an optical axis within the housing so that a space between split images can be adjusted; and a distance indicator indicating distance from the targeted object in accordance with positions of the image split prism, in a state that the position of the image split prism is adjusted to set up the space between the split images to a reference position.. .

Unmanned aerial delivery device


An unmanned aerial delivery device has a plurality of rotors for propulsion and control, including redundant rotors in case of failure of a primary rotor, and uses a laser rangefinder system to guide the delivery device around an obstacle in its path until an acceptable straight-line path to a recipient is found, detect when a rotor is inoperable, and detect the distance from a take-off or landing surface to retract or extend support legs. The device has an insulated payload chamber that can only be opened by entering an unlock code on a touchscreen.
Umm Al-qura University




Finder topics:
  • Coordinates
  • Navigation
  • Mobile Application
  • Communication System
  • Telecommunication
  • Distributed
  • Smartphone
  • Touchscreen
  • Light Pipe
  • Customer Relationship Management
  • User Interface
  • Principles
  • Computing Device
  • Smart Phone
  • Cell Phone


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