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Date/App# patent app List of recent Image Capture-related patents
05/26/16
20160150161 
 Image processing device, image capture device, image processing method, and program patent thumbnailnew patent Image processing device, image capture device, image processing method, and program
A restoration filter based on a point spread function of an optical system is applied to source image data acquired through photographing using the optical system to acquire restored image data (s13: filter application step). Adjustment of an amplification factor of the difference between source image data and restored image data is performed, and recovered image data is acquired from the difference after adjustment and source image data (s15: gain adjustment step).
Fujifilm Corporation


05/26/16
20160150153 
 Image capture device and focus control method patent thumbnailnew patent Image capture device and focus control method
Provided are an image capture device and a focus control method capable of performing auto-focus (af) at high speed by reducing time until a focus control is completed even when a focus control based on a phase difference af method and a focus control based on a contrast af method are used in combination. A digital camera performs a correlation operation of two images captured by a pixel pair p1, performs a correlation operation of two images captured by a pixel pair p2, and determines reliability of correlation operation results based on information generated from the two correlation operation results.
Fujifilm Corporation


05/26/16
20160150135 
 Multifunctional home monitoring system combined with lighting device patent thumbnailnew patent Multifunctional home monitoring system combined with lighting device
Disclosed is a multifunctional home monitoring system combined with a lighting device, which includes a main housing that includes a main control board. The main housing is provided therein with a detection module for detecting the environment, a control module for connection with household electric appliances, a status indicator assembly for reminding purposes, a speaker and microphone for receiving and recognition, and an led light assembly for illumination purpose, which are electrically connected to the main control board.

05/26/16
20160150119 
 Dynamic image capture system patent thumbnailnew patent Dynamic image capture system
A dynamic image capture system includes an image capture device including a storage module, an image capture module for capturing a series of images at a predetermined image capture rate, and a control unit. The control unit includes a processing module for receiving the images from the image capture module, and is operable in one of a standard state, where the processing module stores all the images received from the image capture module in the storage module, and a selective-saving state, where the processing module selects a subgroup of the images from all the images received thereby at an image selection rate of 1/k, where k is an integer not less than one, and stores the subgroup of the images selected thereby in the storage module..
Trans Electric Co., Ltd.


05/26/16
20160148963 
 Multi-layer extraordinary optical transmission filter systems, devices, and methods patent thumbnailnew patent Multi-layer extraordinary optical transmission filter systems, devices, and methods
Systems, devices, and methods for an extraordinary optical transmission (eot) image capture system comprising optical components to capture light corresponding to an object, an eot filter device to receive the captured light and transmit wavelengths of interest, and an image sensor to receive the wavelengths of interest and capture an image corresponding to the object. The eot filter device comprising a first eot film with thickness teot1 and including upper and lower surfaces and a plurality of apertures having a pitch p1, a second eot film with thickness teot2 and including upper and lower surfaces and a plurality of apertures having a pitch p2; and an optical cavity disposed between the first and second eot films, the optical cavity having a thickness toc and a refractive index rioc, wherein the eot filter device transmits wavelengths of interest based on thicknesses teot1 and teot2, pitches p1 and p2, and thickness toc..
Lumilant, Inc.


05/26/16
20160148492 
 Monitoring system patent thumbnailnew patent Monitoring system
A monitoring system includes at least one sensor, at least one monitoring camera, a master device that is connected to a fixed telephone network so as to perform calls to other fixed telephones, and a mobile phone terminal that is connected to other mobile phones via a mobile phone network. The master device records an image captured by the monitoring camera or outputs warning information depending on whether or not an event is detected by at least two of the sensors and the monitoring cameras..
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.


05/26/16
20160148421 
 Integrated bird's eye view with situational awareness patent thumbnailnew patent Integrated bird's eye view with situational awareness
A method of integrating a captured view with a mapped view of a mobile machine within a worksite is provided. The method may include generating the captured view based on image data received from one or more image capture devices installed on the mobile machine, generating the mapped view based on mapped data corresponding to the worksite received from one or more tracking devices, overlaying the mapped view onto the captured view, and scaling the mapped view to the captured view..
Caterpillar Inc.


05/26/16
20160148380 
 Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and storage medium patent thumbnailnew patent Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and storage medium
An image processing apparatus includes: an obtaining unit configured to obtain corresponding points group information for associating a position in an image captured in a first deformation state with a position in an image captured in a second deformation state; a calculation unit configured to calculate deformation from the image captured in the first deformation state to the image captured in the second deformation state based on the corresponding points group information; a display control unit configured to display, on a display unit, deformation progress information of an image based on the deformation calculated by the calculation unit; and a correction unit configured to correct the corresponding points group information. The calculation unit calculates the deformation based on the corresponding points group information corrected by the correction unit..
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha


05/26/16
20160148363 
 Methods and systems for structural analysis patent thumbnailnew patent Methods and systems for structural analysis
The present disclosure provides systems and methods for analyzing a structure. A method for analyzing a structure comprises capturing a at least one set of images of the structure in at least one range of wavelengths of light with an image capture device mounted on a vehicle.
Essess, Inc.


05/26/16
20160148317 
 Mobile device for managing healthcare transaction data, computer program product and system for the same patent thumbnailnew patent Mobile device for managing healthcare transaction data, computer program product and system for the same
A mobile device for managing healthcare transaction data is provided. The mobile device includes an i/o interface unit, an image capture unit, a network unit configured to communicate with a financial institution having financial data of the user and to transmit a claim request documentation for a qualifying expense to at least one of a health savings account custodian and a health insurance provider, and a computing unit coupled to the i/o interface unit.
Hsac, Llc.


05/26/16
20160148083 
new patent

Modulation of display imagery for barcode simulation


A method of modulating display imagery for barcode simulation is provided. Barcode information is received into a portable device.
Mobeam, Inc.


05/26/16
20160147492 
new patent

Augmented reality cross-domain solution for physically disconnected security domains


A method comprising the steps of: displaying primary data having a first sensitivity level on a first display screen that is operatively coupled to a first computer; capturing an image of the first display screen with an image capture device that is operatively coupled to a second computer that is communicatively isolated from the first computer such that no data is shared between the first and second computers; executing with the second computer a display recognition and characterization algorithm to recognize the primary data based only on the captured image of the first display screen; and augmenting the primary data by displaying secondary data on a second display, wherein the secondary data is related to, and has a higher sensitivity level than, the primary data.. .

05/26/16
20160146594 
new patent

Image measuring apparatus and measuring apparatus


An image measuring apparatus includes a sample stage having a placement surface on which an object to be measured is placed; an image capture apparatus facing the placement surface of the sample stage and capturing an image of the object to be measured; and a pattern projection apparatus projecting a predetermined pattern onto the sample stage, the predetermined pattern providing a reference for at least one of a placement position and direction of the object to be measured on the placement surface.. .
Mitutoyo Corporation


05/26/16
20160144978 
new patent

Drone equipped with an imaging device and with means of protecting the imaging device


A device for aerial image capture is provided, preferably for generating agronomic maps, and includes a remote-controlled aerodyne or drone that allows image acquisition. The present aerodyne includes a housing opening onto an exterior surface of the aerodyne via an opening, an imaging device positioned in the housing and arranged in such a way to be able to capture images through the opening, and a closure system including a hatch configured to adopt a closed position in which the opening is closed off, and an open position, in which the opening is uncovered, and an actuating member designed to position the hatch in either the closed or the open position..
Airnov


05/26/16
20160143699 
new patent

Surgical operation support system, surgical operation support apparatus, surgical operation support method, surgical operation support program, and information processing apparatus


A system of this invention is directed to a surgical operation support system that supports determination of an appropriate disposition of a bone in a living body during surgery. The surgical operation support system includes a storage that stores 3d data of a first target bone that is one of two divided surgery target bones and 3d data of a reference bone partially overlapping the first target bone in association with position data of a first marker fixed to the first target bone, and stores 3d data of a second target bone that is the other of the two divided surgery target bones in association with position data of a second marker fixed to the second target bone, an image capturer that captures the first marker fixed to the first target bone and the second marker fixed to the second target bone, and a display that changes display in accordance with a change in relative positions of the first marker and the second marker using the data stored in the storage such that the target position of the second marker with respect to the first marker when the second target bone overlaps the reference bone can be grasped..

05/19/16
20160142685 

Image switching device for vehicle


An image switching device for a vehicle includes: a reference distance determination device that determines a reference distance; and a determination device that prohibits an image display device from displaying an image captured by an on-board camera, based on a feature that a detection distance from an object to a vehicle is longer than the reference distance, and allows the image display device to display the image captured by the on-board camera, based on a feature that the detection distance is shorter than the reference distance. The reference distance determination device shortens the reference distance in a case where an absolute value of acceleration of the vehicle is a second value which is greater than a first value, compared to a case where the absolute value of acceleration of the vehicle is the first value..
Denso Corporation


05/19/16
20160142680 

Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and storage medium


For more easy setting for preset tour image capturing of an image capturing apparatus, an image processing apparatus is configured as follows. The image processing apparatus includes an image capturing control unit configured to control an image capturing apparatus to capture an image in a state where one or more image capturing positions of a set of positions to be adopted in sequence by the image capturing apparatus, has not been set, a determination unit configured to determine an image capturing position of the set of positions, by using an image captured by the image capturing apparatus before setting of the set of positions, and a control unit configured to control the image capturing apparatus to perform the image capturing by adopting at least one image capturing position determined by the determination unit..
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha


05/19/16
20160142667 

Image acquisition device, image acquisition method and recording medium


A cpu sets an exposure value to conform to the entire imaging range acquired by an imaging section, and acquires an entire range image captured with this exposure value, at first acquisition timing for an entire-range-image movie. Also, the cpu sets an exposure value for a frame to conform to a main subject image or a predetermined area in the entire range image acquired by the imaging section, and acquires a cut-out image formed by trimming an image area including the main subject image or the predetermined area from an entire range image captured with this exposure value, at second acquisition timing for a partial-range-image movie..
Casio Computer Co., Ltd.


05/19/16
20160142645 

Electronic apparatus, controlling electronic apparatus, and control program


To generate multiple types of images of the same subject. An electronic apparatus includes a drive control unit that controls the drive of an image sensor, a division unit that divides an image capture region of the image sensor into at least first and second regions, and an image generation unit that generates a first image by capturing an image of the same subject in the first region and generates a second image by capturing an image of the same subject in the second region..
Nikon Corporation


05/19/16
20160142639 

Control device, imaging system, control method, and program


On a display screen of a display unit which displays an image captured by an imaging unit, the image capturing direction and the zoom magnification for a specified imaging region to be captured by the imaging unit are determined. If the determined image capturing direction is out of a range of the image capturing direction of the imaging unit that can be changed, the zoom magnification of the imaging unit is restricted to be lower than the zoom magnification determined in the determination..
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha


05/19/16
20160142615 

Robust layered light-field rendering


According to various embodiments, the system and method disclosed herein process light-field image data so as to prevent, mitigate, and/or remove artifacts and/or other image degradation effects. A light-field image may be captured with a light-field image capture device with a microlens array.
Lytro, Inc.


05/19/16
20160142614 

Web camera and operation method thereof


A web camera and an operation method thereof are provided. The web camera includes a photographic unit, an infrared (ir) transmitter, a network communication unit and a processing unit.
Asustek Computer Inc.


05/19/16
20160142604 

Light emitting system, light emission control apparatus and control method therefor, communication system and control method therefor and storage medium


A light emitting system in which a light emission control apparatus wirelessly communicates with at least one controlled light emitting apparatus, the controlled light emitting apparatus comprising a first transmission unit which wirelessly transmits charging state information to the light emission control apparatus, and the light emission control apparatus comprising a receiving unit which receives the charging state information from the controlled light emitting apparatus, an informing unit which informs the image capture apparatus that a charging operation is complete, a second transmission unit which transmits a signal to stop transmitting charging state information, and a third transmission unit which transmits a light emission command to the controlled light emitting apparatus.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha


05/19/16
20160142592 

Image capture apparatus having function of generating frame synchronization signal at constant cycle


An image capture apparatus including a timing generator that generates a frame synchronization signal with a constant cycle receives a reference signal generated at a predetermined interval based on a predetermined reference cycle, compares generation timing of the reference signal received with generation timing of the frame synchronization signal generated by the timing generator, and adjusts a generation cycle of the frame synchronization signal generated by the timing generator based on a result of the comparison.. .
Casio Computer Co., Ltd.


05/19/16
20160141146 

Certified wafer inspection


A method for certifying an inspection system using a calibrated surface, comprising: acquiring a calibrated list from said calibrated surface, with said calibrated list comprising information about features located on said calibrated surface; inspecting said calibrated surface with said inspection system to generate an estimated list, with said estimated list comprising information about features located on said calibrated surface; generating a matched list by searching for the presence of one or more calibrated features in said estimated list, wherein said calibrated features are listed in said calibrated list; computing an estimated characteristic parameter from said matched list, wherein said estimated characteristic parameter quantifies features in said matched list having a unifying characteristic; and comparing said estimated characteristic parameter with a calibrated characteristic parameter, wherein said calibrated characteristic parameter quantifies features in said calibrated list having said unifying characteristic, whereby the ability of said inspection system to detect features with one or more characteristics is certified. A system and method for imaging a surface to generate an adaptive resolution image, comprising: determining a weakly scattering feature, wherein said weakly scattering feature produces a weak image response to be resolved by said adaptive resolution image; determining a coarse spot size such that said weakly scattering feature is detected in an image captured with said coarse spot size; capturing a coarse image of region with said coarse spot size, wherein said coarse image of region comprises one or more pixels corresponding to a predetermined region of said surface; classifying said coarse image of region into a coarse image of feature and a coarse image of surface, wherein a feature is detected in said coarse image of feature and a feature is not detected in said coarse image of surface; estimating a feature position from said coarse image of feature, wherein said feature position is the location of feature on said surface; capturing a fine image of feature at said feature position, wherein said fine image of feature is captured with a fine spot size having a smaller spot size than said coarse spot size; and combining said fine image of feature and said coarse image of surface to generate said adaptive resolution image, whereby feature regions are captured with finer resolution than featureless surface regions in said adaptive resolution image..

05/19/16
20160140925 

Method for driving liquid crystal display device


In a field-sequential liquid crystal display device, image quality and detection accuracy in image capture are improved by increasing the frequency of input of image signals and securing a sufficient imaging period. Image signals are concurrently supplied to pixels provided in a plurality of rows among pixels arranged in matrix.
Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.


05/19/16
20160140778 

Method and system for identifying damage caused to a vehicle


A system for identifying damage caused to a vehicle includes an image capture device connected to a remote server by a transmission module. The image capture device is mobile.
Renault S.a.s.


05/19/16
20160140768 

Information processing apparatus and recording medium


There is provided an information processing apparatus including a display control unit configured to include a first display control mode in which control is performed in a manner that a first image from a user viewpoint, which is captured by a first imaging unit, is displayed on a display unit or control is performed in a manner that the display unit is transmissive, and a second display control mode in which control is performed in a manner that a second image captured by a second imaging unit including a user within an angle of view is displayed on the display unit, and a switching control unit configured to perform control in response to an instruction from the user in a manner that a display control mode of the display control unit is switched from the first display control mode to the second display control mode.. .
Sony Corporation


05/19/16
20160140721 

Radiographic image analysis device and method, and recording medium having program recorded therein


A subject image is acquired. Model information, in which a model image captured by irradiating each of a plurality of models different from the subject with radiation is associated with a body thickness distribution of the model in the model image is acquired for each of the plurality of models.
Fujifilm Corporation


05/19/16
20160140709 

Independent digital templating software, and methods and systems for using same


Provided are a computer-aided system (medical device), a computer-aided method, and a computer program product useful in digital templating for prosthetic arthroplasty, for example, total hip arthroplasty. The invention includes digital image capture and scaling features that can be used in conjunction with any digital radiographic image stored using picture archiving and communication system (pacs), regardless of pacs provider or pacs format.
Arthromeda, Inc.


05/19/16
20160140701 

Facilitating text identification and editing in images


Facilitating text identification and editing in images is described herein. In one or more embodiments, a user selection of a location in an area of text in an image is received.
Adobe Systems Incorporated


05/19/16
20160139867 

Apparatus for and detecting layout of multi display apparatus


A detection apparatus for detecting a layout of a multi display apparatus is disclosed. The detection apparatus includes: a controller configured to control the multi display apparatus and to control an image capturing apparatus so that a plurality of display apparatuses included in the multi display apparatus display an image, and the image capturing apparatus captures an image of the multi display apparatus; and an image analyzer configured to detect a layout of the multi display apparatus based on the image captured by the image capturing apparatus..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


05/19/16
20160139663 

System and control based on face or hand gesture detection


System and method for control using face detection or hand gesture detection algorithms in a captured image. Based on the existence of a detected human face or a hand gesture in an image captured by a digital camera (still or video), a control signal is generated, and provided to a device.
May Patents Ltd.


05/19/16
20160135680 

Wavefront analyser


Interferometry-based methods and apparatus are presented for analysing one or more wavefronts from a sample, in which the sample wavefronts are interfered with two or more reference wavefronts to produce two or more interferograms in a sufficiently short time period for the interferograms to be captured in a single exposure of an image capture device such as a ccd array. Each interferogram has a unique carrier frequency dependent on the angle between a respective pair of sample and reference wavefronts.
Cylite Pty Ltd


05/12/16
20160134845 

Vision support vehicle


A vision support apparatus for a vehicle is disclosed. The vision support apparatus includes a rear side camera, a rear side image display part that displays a rear side image captured with the rear side camera, an input signal generation part that generates an input signal in response to an operation of a driver, a switch signal generation part that generates a switch signal in response to another operation of the driver, and a switching part that switches a display region adjustment function and an image quality adjustment function in response to the switch signal, the display region adjustment function adjusting a display region of the rear side image in response to the input signal, the image quality adjustment function adjusting an image quality of the rear side image in response to the input signal..
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha


05/12/16
20160134834 

System and control based on face or hand gesture detection


System and method for control using face detection or hand gesture detection algorithms in a captured image based on the existence of a detected human face or a hand gesture in an image captured by a digital camera (still or video), a control signal is generated, and provided to a device. The control may provide power or disconnect power supply to the device (or part of the device circuits).
May Patents Ltd.


05/12/16
20160134815 

Driving assist device


A driving assist device comprising: an imaging device that captures at least a portion of a vehicle-outside region configuring a blind spot for a driver; and a projection device that projects such that the driver views an image captured by the imaging device as a virtual image positioned at the vehicle outside of a vehicle component causing the blind spot.. .
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha


05/12/16
20160134810 

Image capturing apparatus, controlling the same, monitoring camera system, and storage medium


An image capturing apparatus comprises an object detection unit configured to detect a region of an object from a captured image captured by an image capturing unit via an omnidirectional imaging lens; a setting unit configured to set a position in the captured image corresponding to a direction perpendicular to a horizontal plane; a decision unit configured to decide, based on a relationship between the set position and a position of the object region in the captured image, a determination position used to determine passage of the object out of the region of the object; and a passage detection unit configured to detect, based on the determination position decided by the decision unit and a detection line set on the captured image, passage of the object across the detection line.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha


05/12/16
20160134804 

Image capture methods and systems


image capture methods and systems are provided. First, at least one identification data is received from at least one wearable electronic device via a wireless network, wherein the wearable electronic device actively broadcasts its identification data via the wireless network.
Noodoe Corporation


05/12/16
20160134803 

Production of face images having preferred perspective angles


Techniques are disclosed for identifying preferred orientations of a face in view of various preference factors and for producing a face image having a preferred orientation. The techniques allow a user to take a so-called selfie or have a video chat and appear as if he/she is looking into the camera with a face orientation that has been determined to be optimal for various factors.
Intel Corporation


05/12/16
20160134801 

Image pickup apparatus and control method thereof


A network camera includes a pan driving unit and a tilt driving unit for changing a shooting direction of an imaging unit. A detection unit detects rotation angles of movable units to be driven by the pan driving unit and the tilt driving unit.
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha


05/12/16
20160134800 

Receptacle for a computing device that performs image capture


An apparatus is provided. The apparatus has a receptacle configured to receive an image capture computing device and at least one wire that is connectable to the image capture computing device.
Iographer, Llc


05/12/16
20160134794 

Power-optimized image capture and push


An example security sensor includes a battery power supply, camera coupled to the battery power supply to receive power, activity sensor, processor, and microcontroller. The processor is placed in a sleep state and is wakeable to an awake state.
Novi Security, Inc.


05/12/16
20160134791 

Apparatus and multiple mode image acquisition for iris imaging


The invention comprises an imaging apparatus housed within a mobile device housing, and configured to enable multiple image acquisition modes. The apparatus includes an image sensor, a first optical assembly, a second optical assembly and a controller.
Delta Id Inc.


05/12/16
20160134790 

Three-pole tilt control system for camera module


A novel camera module includes a housing having a lens unit receiving portion and an image capture device receiving portion, which includes a plurality of discrete support members. A lens unit is coupled to the lens unit receiving portion of the housing.
Nan Chang O-film Optoelectronics Technology Ltd


05/12/16
20160133079 

Image processing device, image processing method, and program


An image processing method corrects an image acquired from a medium exposed to ultraviolet light and makes parts printed with uv ink easily recognizable. A control device acquires a first image captured by an image sensor from a check exposed to visible light, and acquires a second image captured by the image sensor from the check when exposed to ultraviolet light.
Seiko Epson Corporation


05/12/16
20160132716 

Method and device for recognizing dangerousness of object


Disclosed is an object dangerousness recognition method comprising steps of generating, based on an image captured by a stereo camera, a heterogeneous point cloud of an object in the image, each point in the heterogeneous point cloud having depth information and planar image information; determining, based on the depth information and the planar image information of each point in the heterogeneous point cloud, a solid shape of the object, and then, generating a first dangerousness parameter according to the solid shape; determining, based on the depth information and the planar image information of each point in the heterogeneous point cloud, a surface feature of the object, and then, generating a second dangerousness parameter according to the surface feature; and generating, based on the first and second dangerousness parameters, a comprehensive dangerousness parameter of the object.. .
Ricoh Company, Ltd.


05/12/16
20160132532 

Multi-tier intelligent infrastructure management systems for communications systems and related equipment and methods


Methods of identifying available connector ports on rack mounted equipment use an image capture device to capture an image of a front face of an equipment rack. The captured image is compared to at least one stored image.
Commscope, Inc. Of North Carolina


05/12/16
20160132120 

Vending machine and vending system


A vending machine includes a camera, a display, and a computer. The computer is coupled to the camera and the display.
Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.


05/12/16
20160131964 

Receptacle for a computing device that performs image capture


An apparatus is provided. The apparatus a receptacle configured to receive an image capture computing device.
Iographer, Llc


05/12/16
20160131767 

Nonlinear processing for off-axis frequency reduction in demodulation of two dimensional fringe patterns


A method of demodulating an image captured from an imaging system having at least one two-dimensional grating. The captured image comprises a phase modulated fringe pattern comprising cross-term phase components resulting from presence of the at least one two-dimensional grating.
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha


05/12/16
20160128795 

Case display apparatus, case displaying method, and storage medium


A user input obtainer receives an image movement instruction including identification information specifying a position shift or an image capture time shift to be performed and also including a displacement amount. When the identification information specifies the position shift, a slice position selector determines a tomographic image at a destination of the position shift based on the displacement amount from a set of tomographic images captured at the same time.
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.


05/12/16
20160128569 

Ophthalmoscope


An ophthalmoscope comprises an illumination element providing an illumination light beam to illuminate the fundus of an eyeball; an imaging lens group converging the reflected light beam from the fundus; and an image capture module. The image capture module includes an image sensing element, a fixation light element and an optical element.
Medimaging Integrated Solution, Inc.


05/05/16
20160127697 

Image processing apparatus and method


Provided is an image processing apparatus including at least one processor configured to implement: an image processing unit which receives at least one image captured by at least one camera, analyzing the captured image, and generates a summary image related to occurrence of an event among the captured image; and a controller which controls the image processor to generate the summary image in response to at least one of a user request received from a user terminal and a predetermined condition being satisfied.. .
Hanwha Techwin Co., Ltd.


05/05/16
20160127672 

Electronic apparatus


An electronic apparatus includes: a processing unit that processes an image capture signal captured by an image capturing unit; a communication unit that is capable of transmitting the image capture signal captured by the image capturing unit to an external apparatus; and a determination unit that determines whether or not to transmit the image capture signal to the external apparatus, according to a capture setting for the image capturing unit.. .
Nikon Corporation


05/05/16
20160127667 

Image capture device, and defective pixel detection and correction image sensor array


An image capture device with a reduced number of line buffers. Based on an nth line of image data provided from an image sensor array and buffered data in the line buffers, a logic circuit determines defective candidates in an nth line of image data.
Silicon Optronics, Inc.


05/05/16
20160127630 

Image capture apparatus and method executed by image capture apparatus


The amount of light to be emitted by an auxiliary light source for capturing an image to which correction processing is applied, as well as a parameter used in the correction processing, is determined based on a degree of shadows of an object to be captured using the auxiliary light source. In this way, shadows in an image obtained through image capture using the auxiliary light source can be appropriately corrected with a simple method..
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha


05/05/16
20160127629 

Digital image capture device having an image sensor mechanism to compensate for occurrences of exposure blowouts


An image sensor mechanism for use in a digital image capture device. The mechanism generally includes a photo sensor array, a liquid crystal light valve array, and a control module.
National Central University


05/05/16
20160127628 

Time extension for image frame processing


A method includes determining, at an image processor, a first time period associated with processing a first frame of an image captured via an image sensor. The method also includes extending a frame time for processing the first frame by a second time period.
Qualcomm Incorporated


05/05/16
20160127624 

Wearable device and control method thereof


A wearable device that is configured to be worn on a body of a user and a control method thereof are provided. The wearable device includes an image projector configured to project a virtual user interface (ui) screen, a camera configured to capture an image, and a processor configured to detect a target area from the image captured by the camera, control the image projector to project the virtual ui screen, which corresponds to at least one of a shape and a size of the target area, onto the target area, and perform a function corresponding to a user interaction that is input through the virtual ui screen..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


05/05/16
20160125653 

Stereoscopic helmet display


A welding-type system includes a helmet having a first image capture device configured to capture a first set of images of a work area from a first perspective and a second image capture device configured to capture a second set of images of the work area from a second perspective. The helmet also includes an electronic display configured to display the first and second sets of images substantially simultaneously to cause a stereoscopic appearance of the work area via the electronic display.
Illinois Tool Works Inc.


05/05/16
20160125583 

Systems and methods for automatically verifying correct die removal from film frames


A skeleton wafer inspection system includes an expansion table displaceable relative to a camera configured for capturing segmental images of a skeleton wafer on a film frame. During segmental image capture, illumination is directed to the top and/or bottom of the film frame.
Asti Holdings Limited


05/05/16
20160125268 

Image processing system, image processing method, and recording medium


An image processing system includes: a first identification unit that identifies a static area from an input image captured at each of a plurality of time points; an image generation unit that generates a first image by using the static areas of respective input images captured in a first time span from a processing time point and generates a second image by using the static areas of respective images captured in a second time span from the processing time point; and a second identification unit that compares the first image and the second image and identifies an area having a difference.. .
Nec Corporation


05/05/16
20160125247 

Surveillance system and surveillance method


A surveillance system including at least one image capture device and a processor, and a surveillance method are provided. The image capture device is coupled to the processor and captures surveillance images.
Vivotek Inc.


05/05/16
20160124577 

Exposure mechanism of optical touch system and optical touch system using the same


An exposure mechanism of an optical touch system, which includes a plurality of image sensors and a plurality of active light sources each irradiating corresponding to the associated image sensor, includes: capturing image frames using the image sensors with a sampling cycle to allow each of the image sensors to capture a bright image, wherein the sampling cycle includes a plurality of working modes and in each of the working modes at least one of the image sensors captures the bright image in a sampling interval; simultaneously capturing a dark image using all the image sensors in a denoising sampling interval; and calculating a differential image between the bright image and the dark image captured by each image sensor.. .
Pixart Imaging Inc.


05/05/16
20160123723 

Optical distance measurement system and method


There is provided an optical distance measurement system including an image sensor and a processing unit. The processing unit is configured to generate an image to be calculated according to at least one image captured by the image sensor, wherein different image regions of the image to be calculated correspond to different exposure times thereby improving the accuracy of the distance calculation..
Pixart Imaging Inc.


05/05/16
20160121889 

Travel lane marking recognition system


An on-board camera captures an image of a travel lane ahead of an own vehicle. At least one state acquisition apparatus acquires an acquired value indicating a state of the own vehicle.
Denso Corporation


04/28/16
20160119542 

Imaging generating composite image using directional indicator image, and method and recording medium with program recorded therein for the same


An imaging apparatus includes a display section, a capturing section which captures an image at a first viewing angle, a capturing control section which performs a plurality of capturing operations by the capturing section, a generation section which generates a composite image reproducing an image captured at a second viewing angle that is wider than the first viewing angle by combining a plurality of images acquired by the plurality of capturing operations by the capturing control section, and a display control section which displays the composite image generated by the generation section on the display section.. .
Casio Computer Co., Ltd.


04/28/16
20160119536 

Systems and methods for autonomously generating photo summaries


Implementations of the disclosed technology include techniques for autonomously collecting image data, and generating photo summaries based thereon. In some implementations, a plurality of images may be autonomously sampled from an available stream of image data.
Google Inc.


04/28/16
20160118527 

Charge coupled device based on atomically layered van der waals solid state film for opto-electronic memory and image capture


An opto-electronic sensor may provide one or more layers of atomically layered photo-sensitive materials. The sensor may include a gate electrode layer, a dielectric layer in contact with the gate electrode layer, and a working media layer that is photo-sensitive deposited on the dielectric layer.
William Marsh Rice University


04/28/16
20160117826 

Locating the body surface position of a ct scanned subject


Ct scanning techniques and systems thereof are disclosed. In various embodiments, a body surface measuring point of a subject on a scanning bed can be identified according to a frontal image captured by a first image capturing device.
Shenyang Neusoft Medical Systems Co., Ltd.


04/28/16
20160117806 

Image processing device, image capture device, image processing method, and program


Source image data is subjected to a logarithmic process (gamma correction process) (s11), and the luminance distribution of source image data is acquired (s12). Then, it is determined whether or not the luminance distribution of source image data corresponds to “a high luminance scene (highlight scene) biased toward a high luminance side” based on a characteristic of a luminance value equal to or greater than a first threshold value in the luminance distribution of source image data (s13).
Fujifilm Corporation


04/28/16
20160117554 

Apparatus and eye tracking under high and low illumination conditions


An eye tracking apparatus is operable in both first and second illumination environments where the second illumination is associated with a higher illumination environment than the first illumination. The apparatus includes an image capturer configured to capture an image of a user, an image processor configured to detect an eyepoint of the user in the captured image, and an optical source configured to emit infrared light to the user in a first illumination mode.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


04/28/16
20160117055 

Flexible image input/output device


Disclosure is a flexible image input/output device comprising a first body, a second body and a flexible member. The first body has an image capture module generating a first image signal.
Ossong International Co., Ltd.


04/28/16
20160116987 

Information processing apparatus, information processing method and program to recognize an object from a captured image


There is provided an information processing apparatus, which includes an input unit and a control unit. The input unit is configured to serially input an image captured by a capturing device.
Sony Corporation


04/28/16
20160116825 

Polynomial texture mapping and reflectance transformation imaging apparatus and techniques


An image enhancement device and related techniques in support of polynomial texture mapping (ptm) (also known as reflectance transformation imaging (rti)) photography. The device may include a number of pod legs that extend from a camera focal plane to a base location around an object of interest.

04/28/16
20160116766 

Detachable image input/output device


Disclosure is a detachable image input/output device which is applicable to detachably connect to one of temples of a glasses frame, and comprises an l-shaped body, an image capture module and an image display module. A side of the l-shaped body has a connecting part, and the side of the l-shaped body corresponds to the temple, the l-shaped body connects to the temple by the connection part, an end of the l-shaped body has a bending part, and the bending part of the l-shaped body being bent to a direction perpendicular to the temple.
Ossong Internatioanl Co., Ltd.


04/28/16
20160116741 

Display controlling display apparatus


An display apparatus includes a mounting section configured to be mounted on the user, an image display unit that is provided in the mounting section and includes a right light guide plate and a left light guide plate that cause image light representing an image to be incident on the user's eyes when the mounting section is mounted on the user, a camera, an image analysis section that detects the matching state of the user's eyes relative to the right light guide plate and the left light guide plate based on an image captured with the camera when the mounting section is mounted on the user, and an adjustment control section that adjusts the image display unit or the right light guide plate and the left light guide plate based on the matching state detected by the image analysis section.. .
Seiko Epson Corporation


04/28/16
20160116731 

Lens cap adapter for image capture device


An optical device such as a telescope may be connected to a camera through the use of a camera that acts as a lens cap for the optical system. The optical device may have an eyepiece and a housing within which a lens is retained.
Celestron Acquisition, Llc


04/28/16
20160116728 

Luminescence microscopy


The invention relates to a method for high-resolution luminescence microscopy of a specimen marked with marker molecules, and to a luminescence microscope for performing the method, wherein the marker molecules can be excited to emit luminescence radiation. The method for luminescence microscopy comprises the excitation and imaging of marker molecules and the transmission of a trigger time and a position of the specimen.
Carl Zeiss Microscopy Gmbh


04/28/16
20160116412 

Method and system for inspecting indirect bandgap semiconductor structure


Methods (600) and systems (100) for inspecting an indirect bandgap semiconductor structure (140) are described. A light source (110) generates light (612) suitable for inducing photoluminescence in the indirect bandgap semiconductor structure (140).
Bt Imaging Pty Limited


04/28/16
20160116391 

Method for online measurement of local permeability in resin transfer molding


A method for online measurement of local permeability in resin transfer molding adopts a detection module, which includes a pressure transducer unit, at least one image capture device and a processing unit electrically connected with the pressure transducer unit and the image capture device, to measure the local permeability of the flowing resin on line.. .
National Tsing Hua University


04/28/16
20160113487 

Contact-type ophthalmoscope


A contact-type ophthalmoscope includes a contact lens, an annular illumination module, an imaging lens group and an image capture module. The contact lens having a concave surface is configured for contacting an eyeball.
Medimaging Integrated Solutions, Inc.


04/21/16
20160112702 

Display apparatus, display apparatus fault analysis system and display apparatus fault analysis method


Embodiments of the disclosure provide a display apparatus, a display apparatus fault analysis system and a display apparatus fault analysis method. The display apparatus fault analysis system comprises a display apparatus and a server.

04/21/16
20160112699 

Testing chart, camera module testing system and camera module testing method


The present disclosure relates to a camera module testing method, the camera module testing method includes following steps: providing a testing chart, wherein the testing chart includes a scaleboard and at least four marks distributed on the scaleboard, each quadrant of a rectangular coordinate system with an origin thereof meeting a geometric center of the testing chart is distributed with at least one of the marks; providing a camera module for capturing an image of the testing chart, wherein the camera module includes a voice coil motor; providing a processor, the processor can generate a movement distance and a horizontal offset of the voice coil motor according to the image captured by the camera module and the location of the at least four marks. The disclosure also relates to a testing chart and a camera module testing system using the testing chart..

04/21/16
20160112650 

Methods and supporting burst modes of camera operation


In various embodiments a camera with multiple optical chains, e.g., camera modules, is controlled to operate in one of a variety of supported modes of operation. The modes include a non-motion mode, a motion mode, a normal burst mode and/or a reduced data burst mode.

04/21/16
20160112637 

Methods and using a camera device to support multiple modes of operation


In various embodiments a camera with multiple optical chains, e.g., camera modules, is controlled to operate in one of a variety of supported modes of operation. The modes include a non-motion mode, a motion mode, a normal burst mode and/or a reduced data burst mode.

04/21/16
20160112599 

Image capture apparatus and controlling the same


The size of an image file is not influenced even if location information is added or deleted after storing the image file. To achieve this, when an image is stored on a storage medium, whether gps measurement was successful is determined.

04/21/16
20160112582 

Imaging system, imaging control method therefor, imaging control apparatus, radiation detector, and storage medium


An imaging system captures an image by detecting, by a sensor, radiation from a radiation generating apparatus, and transmits image data of the image captured by the sensor to a controller. The controller includes a control unit configured to control whether to permit the use of the sensor, based on whether the sensor already holds the captured image data at the time of connection of the sensor..





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