|| List of recent Image Capture-related patents
| Systems and methods for capturing real time client side data and for generating a permanent record|
A system is provided for generating a permanent record for an, e.g., online transaction. The system includes a computer interface module which records movement of a cursor on a computer screen and outputs the recorded data.
| File processing apparatus for file transfer, file processing method, and storage medium|
The object of the present invention is to secure the identity of a file even if the file name has been changed. The image capture apparatus 1 includes: a captured image generation unit (81); a file name generation unit (82); and an image file generation unit (83).
| Information processing apparatus and information processing method|
In accordance with one embodiment, an information processing apparatus includes an acquisition module configured to acquire the image captured by an image capturing module having sensitivity to visible light and near-infrared ray, a first extraction module configured to extract a first feature amount of the captured commodity from an infrared ray image representing the near-infrared ray component of the captured image, a second extraction module configured to extract a second feature amount of the captured commodity from a visible light image representing the visible light component of the captured image and a recognition module configured to recognize the commodity based on at least one of the first feature amount and the second feature amount.. .
| In-situ robotic inspection of components|
Methods and systems for inspecting a component within an assembled turbomachine are disclosed. At least one miniature robotic device having a non-destructive testing structure attached thereto is configured to travel around a surface of the component.
| Method and device for controlling and monitoring the surrounding areas of an unmanned aerial vehicle (uav)|
The embodiments herein disclose a method and a remote control for controlling and monitoring surrounding areas of an unmanned aerial vehicle (uav) by an operator with a remote control comprising a flight display. The embodiments disclose a surprising advantageously effect for the purposes of controlling and monitoring the surroundings of a uav by combining the image captured by a uav camera with a transparently overlaid positional and navigation map providing a perception enabling the operator to have a complete overall view of the situation, utilizing a common screen section of a flight display and thereby not having to shift eye view.
| Systems and methods for estimating the geographic location at which image data was captured|
In some embodiments, a system and method for estimating the geographical location at which image data was captured with a camera identifies matching feature points between the captured images, estimates a pose of the camera during the image capture from the feature points, performs geometric reconstruction of a scene in the images using the estimated pose of the camera to obtain a reconstructed scene, and compares the reconstructed scene to overhead images of known geographical origin to identify potential matches. .
| Commodity recognition apparatus and commodity recognition method|
A commodity recognition apparatus detects an appearance feature amount of a commodity included in an image captured by an image capturing unit, extracts a candidate of the commodity included in the captured image by comparing the data of the appearance feature amount with the feature amount data in a recognition dictionary file, recognizes a character string included in the image captured by the image capturing unit, and determines a commodity of a recognition target according to the recognized character string and the extracted candidate of the commodity.. .
| System and method for leak detection|
This disclosure describes embodiments of systems and methods that can identify and image leaks and spills while simultaneously viewing the unchanging background. In one embodiment, the system includes an image capture device and an image processing device, which receives a first image frame and a second image frame from the image capture device.
| Paper conveying apparatus|
There are provided a paper conveying apparatus that can prevent a drop in quality of the image data while enabling stable conveyance of paper. The paper conveying apparatus includes a first image capture unit, a second image capture unit, a pair of conveyor rollers including a first roller and a second roller, a first conveyor guide, and a second conveyor guide, wherein a nip position of the pair of conveyor rollers is arranged above an extended plane of a top surface of the first image capture unit extended to the pair of conveyor rollers side, an axis of rotation of the second roller is arranged offset to the first image capture unit side compared with an axis of rotation of the first roller at projections on the extended plane, and the first conveyor guide guides the medium conveyed to above from the extended plane, to make the medium turn downward..
| Method for detecting the width and position of documents using image information in a large- format scanner system|
The invention relates to a method for identifying the width and position of documents (4) in a large-format scanner system (1) using recorded image information, wherein the scanner system (1) has image capture elements (2) for recording the image information, an optical system (3) arranged upstream thereof and a reflector (5) arranged opposite the image capture elements (2), having the following steps: 51 the recorded image information is preprocessed in order to reduce faults as a result of soiling of the optical system (3) and the reflector (5), 52 horizontal and/or vertical transition regions (12, 13) from the reflector (5) to the document (4) are subjected to coarse identification, and 53 horizontal and/or vertical document edges (10, 11) within the transition regions (12, 13) detected by the coarse identification as per step s2 are subjected to fine identification.. .
| Image capture apparatus|
An image capture apparatus includes an image sensor having a pixel that photo-electrically converts an object image, a readout unit that reads out a signal for image forming and a signal for focus detection from the pixel, and a control unit that controls which one of a first readout mode to read out both the signal for focus detection and the signal for image forming from the pixel and a second readout mode to read out only the signal for image forming from the pixel is to be used to operate the readout unit.. .
| Image capture methods and systems with positioning and angling assistance|
Image capture methods and systems with positioning and angling assistance are provided. A reference image having a first set of feature points is provided.
| Methods for combining camera and projector functions in a single device|
Described are handheld devices with combined image capture and image projection functions. One embodiment includes modulating and capturing a light beam along the same optic path.
| Recording apparatus, image capture apparatus, and recording method|
A recording apparatus includes a connection unit to connect an image capture unit, an acquisition unit to acquire position information at a first time interval and a recording control unit to record position information corresponding to a second time interval as an interval longer than the first time interval of pieces of position information acquired at the first time interval by the acquisition unit. When a capturing instruction to request the image capture unit to capture an image is generated, the recording control unit records position information corresponding to a generation timing of the capturing instruction of pieces of position information acquired at the first time interval by the acquisition unit irrespective of whether or not the position information corresponds to the second time interval..
| Systems and methods for random intensity illumination microscopy|
An optical imaging system and method for performing random intensity illumination microscopy is disclosed. The system includes an incoherent signal light source, at least two diffusers having spatially random diffusion patterns, an image capture device that receives a reflected light signal from an object to be imaged, and a processor configured to perform digital image processing of the reflected signal.
| Image capture device and image processor|
An image capture device according to an embodiment of the present disclosure includes: an image capturing section configured to generate an image by shooting; an acceleration detector configured to detect acceleration; an angular velocity detector configured to detect angular velocity; and a controller configured to determine, when the difference between the absolute value of the acceleration that has been detected by the acceleration detector and a preset reference value is greater than a predetermined threshold value, an angle of rotation to correct the tilt of the image based on a result of detection obtained by the angular velocity detector.. .
| Image capture device and image processing method|
An image capture device includes: an image capturing section configured to capture a subject image and to generate an image; an acceleration sensor configured to detect acceleration; a controller configured to set, according to a result of detection obtained by the acceleration sensor, a reference angle for the device's own tilt when a predetermined instruction is issued; and an image processing section configured to rotate the generated image by using the set reference angle as a reference for tilt correction processing.. .
| Image capture device, image processor and image processing method|
An image capture device includes: an image capturing section which captures a subject image and generates an image; an acceleration sensor which detects acceleration; an angular velocity sensor which detects angular velocity; a controller which determines, according to a result of detection obtained by the angular velocity sensor, a first correction angle that is based on a result of detection obtained by the acceleration sensor and a second correction angle that is based on a result of detection obtained by the angular velocity sensor; and an image processing section which rotates the generated image based on an angle obtained by adding together the first and second correction angles.. .
| Image capture device and image processor|
An image capture device according to the present disclosure includes: an image capturing section configured to generate an image by shooting; an acceleration detector configured to detect acceleration and output a first signal; an angular velocity detector configured to detect angular velocity and output a second signal; and a controller configured to determine an angle of rotation of the image based on at least a result of comparison between the first and second signals' dc components and a result of comparison between the first and second signals' ac components.. .
| Method for calibrating an image capture device|
In a method for calibrating an image capture device that is mounted on a motor vehicle and able to successively capture images of a road area located in front of the vehicle, at least two image objects which correspond to line segments which are straight and substantially parallel to each other in world coordinates are detected in a captured image. With the aid of the image objects, the position of a vanishing point in the captured image is estimated and tracked by a tracking method.
| Method and device for ordering a custom orthopedic device|
A method and device for digital measuring and ordering a custom orthopedic device includes an interactive method intended to assist clinicians select, measure and submit precise specifications for patients requiring custom orthopedic devices. The method includes a plurality of menus permitting the clinician to input specifications and submit orders electronically with the specifications and other data packaged together.
| Three-dimensional shape measuring apparatus, three-dimensional shape measuring method, program, and storage medium|
An information processing apparatus includes a projection unit configured to project a projection pattern onto an object, an imaging unit configured to capture an image of the object on which the projection pattern is projected, and a derivation unit configured to derive a three-dimensional shape of the object based on the image captured by the imaging unit. The projection pattern projected on the object by the projection unit includes a first pattern including a continuous luminance variation repetitively arranged at certain distances in a predetermined direction, and a second pattern having information for identifying the position of the measurement pattern in the captured image in an area between peaks in the measurement pattern..
| Interactive augmented reality system and portable communication device and interaction method thereof|
An interactive augmented reality system includes an interactive object and a portable communication device. The communication device includes a control module, an image capture module and a communication module.
| Information system|
An information system includes a camera located at a central position in a horizontal direction in front of two users who face the camera and who are aligned side by side, a gesture recognizing unit configured to recognize a gesture of a hand of a user based on a target image captured by the camera, a determining unit that determines whether a central point in a width direction of an arm in the target image is at a right side or at a left side with respect to a center of the hand in the target image, and an operation user configured to determine that a performer of the gesture is a right side or a left side user. .
| Illumination control system|
An illumination control system includes a controller configured to set a lighting condition including a color temperature and a dimming level of a light outputted from an illumination apparatus. The controller includes: a wireless communication unit for outputting a control signal including the lighting condition, a touch panel provided on a display to sense a position touched thereon, and an image capture unit for capturing an image of the illumination apparatus, wherein when the image of the illumination apparatus is displayed on the display and the touch panel is touched to produce a touch pattern, the wireless communication unit outputs the control signal including the lighting condition set based on the touch pattern..
| Method and device for tracking a moving target object|
A method for tracking a moving target object, in particular a vehicle. The method involves identification the target object, marking the target object with a marking invisible in the visible spectrum but retro-reflective in a selected wavelength range of the invisible spectrum of light, tracking the marked moving target object with an image capture device provided on a moving platform, which image capture device is sensitive in the selected wavelength range of the invisible spectrum..
|Image capture and identification system and process|
A digital image of the object is captured and the object is recognized from plurality of objects in a database. An information address corresponding to the object is then used to access information and initiate communication pertinent to the object..
|Arrangement for and method of reading forms in correct orientation by image capture|
An arrangement for, and a method of, electro-optically reading forms, each form having a plurality of form fields arranged at locations relative to one another, by image capture, includes storing form templates, each template having a plurality of template fields arranged at locations relative to one another, and capturing images over a field of view. A form and a correct orientation of the form, whose image is being captured, are automatically identified by matching the locations of the form fields in the captured image of the form with the locations of the stored template fields.
|Image capture apparatus and method of controlling the same|
An image capture apparatus comprises an image capturing unit that captures an object image and outputs image data; a photometric value acquisition unit that acquires, from the image data, a first photometric value and a second photometric value different from the first photometric value; and an exposure change unit that changes exposure such that the first photometric value comes close to a target value, wherein the exposure change unit calculates a third photometric value based on the first photometric value, the target value, and the second photometric value and corrects the exposure in accordance with a difference between the third photometric value and a reference value.. .
An image capture device according to the present disclosure includes: a lens optical system l; an image sensor n on which light that has passed through the lens optical system l is incident and which includes at least a plurality of first pixels and a plurality of second pixels; and an array of optical elements k which is arranged between the lens optical system and the image sensor. The lens optical system has a first optical region d1 which transmits mostly light vibrating in the direction of a first polarization axis and a second optical region d2 which transmits mostly light vibrating in the direction of a second polarization axis that is different from the direction of the first polarization axis.
|Apparatus and method for recognizing characters using a camera|
A method is provided for recognizing characters of an image captured using a camera in a mobile terminal. The camera captures an image of a signboard.
|Device and method for photo and video capture|
A single user input element in an image capture device is used for both photo and video capture. Based on a first user interface activity, a timing reference is engaged at a first reference time.
|Image capture apparatus and image capturing method|
An image capture apparatus includes: an image capturing unit; a first image capture controller configured to control the image capturing unit to capture a set of a plurality of images while changing exposure time for each of the images; a second image capture controller configured to obtain a plurality of sets of the images; an addition combination section configured to perform image alignment on the images contained in each of the sets and to perform addition combination on the aligned images to generate a combined image; a combination controller configured to control the addition combination section to perform the image alignment and the addition combination for each of the sets to obtain a plurality of combined images; a selector configured to evaluate the combined images and to select one of the combined images most highly evaluated as a selected image; and a storage configured to store the selected image.. .
|Automated external defibrillator with panoramic video camera device|
An automated external defibrillator (aed) with a panoramic video camera device comprises a case, an aed accommodated by the case, a microprocessor built in the aed, an image capture device electrically connected with the microprocessor, a memory electrically connected with the microprocessor and storing the images captured by the image capture device, and a panoramic lens arranged above the image capture device. During usage, the present invention takes motion pictures panoramically to provide more detailed information for the medical personnel after the patient has been transported to the hospital and ascertain the truth for a medical dispute..
|Systems and methods for registration of multiple vision systems|
A method comprises generating a model of an anatomic region and receiving a true image from an endoscopic image capture probe positioned within the anatomic region. The method further comprises identifying a true fiducial region in the true image and identifying a plurality of virtual tissue structures in the model of the anatomic region.
|Ped-endoscope image and diagnosis capture system|
A personal electronic device (ped)-endoscope image and diagnosis capture system is provided. The system includes a ped adapter having a magnification lens connection side and a ped connection side.
|Authorizing mobile gaming|
A handheld or mobile computer device is used for gaming (gambling) in accordance with rules or laws of a jurisdiction. The device includes software which determines if a player of the game, using the mobile device, is within a geographic area as required.
|Apparatus, method and computer readable recording medium for analyzing video using image captured from video|
An apparatus for analyzing a video capture screen includes: a video frame extracting unit extracting at least one frame from a video having a plurality of frames; an extracted frame digitizing unit digitizing features of each of the at least one frame extracted by the video frame extracting unit; an image digitizing unit digitizing features of at least one collected search target image; an image comparing and searching unit comparing the search target image with the at least one frame extracted from the plurality of frames by digitized values of the collected search target image and the at least one frame; and a search result processing unit mapping related information of the collected search target image to a frame coinciding with the search target image and storing the related information in a database, when the extracted at least one frame coinciding with the search target image is present in a comparison result.. .
|Intra-oral x-ray imaging device equipped with camera|
Provided is an intraoral x-ray imaging apparatus having a camera, including: a frame; an x-ray irradiator which is installed to be supported by the frame and of which the one end portion is inserted into the oral cavity and which irradiates x-ray through an x-ray irradiation hole formed on the one end portion inserted into the oral cavity; a camera unit which is installed at the one end portion of the x-ray irradiator to image an interior of the oral cavity; a monitor unit which is connected to a camera unit to output the image captured by the camera unit; and an x-ray detector which is arranged to be separated from the x-ray irradiator in the frame so as to detect the x-ray irradiated from the x-ray irradiator outside the oral cavity. In the intraoral x-ray imaging apparatus having a camera, since the x-ray irradiator is located inside the oral cavity, it is possible to obtain an image having a high quality with a low x-ray dose and to avoid confusion in image diagnosis by removing a ghost image.
|System and method of modifying an image|
An image capture system is described that includes: a first image capture device for capturing a first image, the first image capture device having a first field of view; a viewpoint assessment sensor having a second field of view. The image capture system also includes a viewpoint assessment component for determining the location of the user viewpoint in the second field of view and an image modification component for modifying the first image responsive to the user viewpoint in the second field of view..
|Image capture system, control method thereof and image capture apparatus|
An image capture system including a camera body and lens unit, a shake detection unit configured to detect a shake, an image stabilization unit arranged in the lens unit to correct a blur of the object image, a correction amount detection unit configured to detect a correction amount of the image stabilization unit, a distortion correction amount calculation unit configured to calculate a distortion correction amount of an image, a motion vector detection unit arranged in the camera body to detect a motion vector from the image captured by the image sensor, and a signal processing unit configured to correct the image based on the motion vector and an output from the distortion correction amount calculation unit.. .
|Image capture apparatus and control method therefor|
Provided is an image capture apparatus that can perform focus detection based on a focus evaluation value indicating contrast of a subject image included in a focus detection area using an image signal output from an image sensor. In accordance with the extent of a blur amount of the subject image, the image capture apparatus determines how to use a method for performing focus detection through a reciprocating motion of a focus lens and a method for performing focus detection by moving the focus lens in a direction toward which the focus evaluation value increases.
|Information providing system, information providing device, image capture device, and computer program|
An information providing method includes: obtaining first information indicating a position and direction of image capture device; obtaining, based on the first information, second information indicating geography and layout of buildings in surroundings of the image capture device; obtaining, based on the first information, third information indicating at least one of a running status of a public transportation system and a solar orbit; determining whether or not one of a shooting object and a non-shooting object is within a shooting range of the image capture device based on the first information to the third information; and displaying information indicating a result of the determination on a display.. .
|Authentication and validation of smartphone imagery|
A method, system, and processor-executable software for processing images or video captured by a smartphone or other digital image capture device for subsequent validation and authentication captures not only the image, but also metadata relevant to the authenticity of validity of the image, such as position, time, camera movement and orientation, image parameters, and so forth. The image is watermarked and both the watermarked image and the metadata, as well as a symmetric key used in the watermarking, are digitally signed and transmitted or uploaded to a web server or authentication centric entity for authentication and storage.
|Lens protection device, lens unit and image capture device|
Provided is a lens protection device including one lens protection cover configured to be disposed in front of two surfaces of two image capture lenses that have the two surfaces directed in a same direction and arranged in a transverse row and to be movable between a covering position for covering the two surfaces from an outside and a retreat position for exposing the two surfaces to the outside.. .
|Figure-ground organization of 3-d scenes|
Systems and methods for processing a pair of 2-d images are described. In one example, a stereoscopic set of images is converted into a collection of regions that represent individual 3-d objects in the pair of images.
|Systems and methods for augmenting panoramic image data with performance related data for a building|
A system and method for augmenting panoramic images with performance related data for a building are disclosed. The system includes a memory coupled to a processor configured to receive panoramic image data, generate a digital image based on the panoramic image data, and modify the digital image to include a graphical representation of the performance related data.
|Position identification system and method and system and method for gesture identification thereof|
The present invention relates to a position identification system and a method for gesture identification thereof. The method for gesture identification does not use the conventional digital image capture method, instead, the method uses ir detection.
|Handheld imaging apparatus for, and method of, imaging targets using a high performance, compact scan engine|
An apparatus for, and a method of, electro-optically reading a target by image capture, employ a scan engine in a handheld housing having a tilted handle. A single tilted printed circuit board (pcb) in the handle has front and rear surfaces that respectively face toward and away from the target during reading.
|High performance scan engine with rear-facing image sensor in handheld arrangement for, and method of, imaging targets using the scan engine|
An arrangement for, and a method of, electro-optically reading a target by image capture, employ a scan engine in a handheld housing having a tilted handle. A single tilted printed circuit board (pcb) in the handle has front and rear surfaces that respectively face toward and away from the target during reading.
|Method for mounting protective covers over image capture devices and devices manufactured thereby|
A method for manufacturing camera modules including image capture devices with protective covers is disclosed. The method includes providing a unitary transparent substrate including a plurality of individual protective covers, providing a unitary component substrate including a plurality of individual component parts, bonding the unitary transparent substrate to the unitary component substrate, dividing the transparent substrate into a plurality of discrete protective covers, and separating the component parts from one another.
|Image capture device and image capturing method|
A processor specifies an application to be recorded based on timing with which the application is activated, and detects a specified operation for the application to be recorded. The processor generates image data on a display screen each time the specified operation for the application to be recorded is detected, associates the generated image data with the application to be recorded, and stores the data as record information in a storage unit.
|Arrangement for and method of reading symbol targets and form targets by image capture|
An arrangement for, and a method of, electro-optically reading different types of targets by image capture, include an imaging assembly for capturing an image of a target over a field of view, and a controller for automatically distinguishing between the different types of targets, for decoding a symbol if the target being imaged is a symbol target, and for identifying and processing individual fields on a form if the target being imaged is a form target.. .
|Automatic image capture|
A method of automatically capturing images with precision uses an intelligent mobile device having a camera loaded with an appropriate image capture application. When a user initializes the application, the camera starts taking images of the object.
|Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and computer program product|
An image processing apparatus for performing an image processing on a body cavity image captured in a living body includes: a storage unit which stores information including image information of the body cavity image; a change amount calculator which reads out the image information of the body cavity image from the storage unit and calculates, in the read body cavity image, a pixel value change amount of a pixel of interest with a plurality of surrounding pixels located around the pixel of interest; and a candidate lesion region detector which detects a candidate lesion region in the body cavity image based on a calculation result of the change amount calculator.. .
|System and method for contactless multi-fingerprint collection|
A system and method for contactless multi-fingerprint collection is disclosed. The contactless multi-fingerprint collection system includes an imaging volume, a user interface configured to provide feedback to the subject regarding a proximity of a hand to a desired imaging location within the imaging volume, and at least one image capture device to capture images of each of the plurality of fingerprints at each of at least two different depths from the fingerprints.
|Apparatus and method for inspecting an object|
An apparatus and method for optically inspecting an object, comprising an object carrier for carrying the object, a pattern generating unit for illuminating the object with a measurement pattern, an image capture unit for capturing a number of images of the object, imaging optics for influencing a light beam path between the object and the image capture unit, and a data processing unit for determining at least one property of the object on the basis of the captured images. The apparatus can be set to at least a first operating distance and a second operating distance, and furthermore has a diffusing unit, which can be changed between an active state, in which the diffusing unit influences the light beam path in front of the pattern generating unit and an inactive state, in which the diffusing unit does not influence the light beam path in front of the pattern generating unit..
|Image capture apparatus and image capture method|
An image capture apparatus automatically sets an image capture mode based on a subject or surrounding, and a user changes set values of image processing options of the set image capture mode as needed, thereby providing convenience and flexibility. The image capture apparatus includes a scene mode selection unit that analyzes a live view image according to a predetermined scene selection algorithm and selects a scene mode based on the analysis result, a display unit that displays a user interface to select an image processing option related to the selected scene mode and to change a set value of the selected image processing option, and a controller that receives the changed set value of the selected image processing option before an image is captured in the selected scene mode, applies the changed set value to the selected scene mode, and captures the live view image in the selected scene mode..
|Image capture and identification system and process|
A digital image of the object is captured and the object is recognized from plurality of objects in a database. An information address corresponding to the object is then used to access information and initiate communication pertinent to the object..
|Portable electronic apparatus, software and method for imaging and interpreting pressure and temperature indicating materials|
A system for analyzing pressure and/or temperature indicating material has an input for receiving a monochrome color density image captured from a pressure and/or temperature indicating material, the image being captured alongside a calibration target against a contrast sheet. A processing module is configured to receive the captured image of the indicating material and the calibration target and to generate a pseudo colored spectrum map by converting the monochrome color density image into a corresponding multi color map where the different colors on the map correspond to different color densities on the monochrome color density image.
|Tire surface shape measuring device and tire surface shape measuring method|
A tire surface shape measuring device detects a surface shape of tires having different sidewall surface thicknesses and tread surface widths with the same image resolution and high accuracy. The device is provided with an image capturing element in which an image capturing surface for capturing the image of the linear light applied to the surface of the tire is provided, an image capture area setting means which sets an effective image capture area provided with the length in the longitudinal direction of the image of the linear light on the image capturing surface such that all of the image formed on the image capture surface of the linear light is included, and a pixel data extracting means which extracts a predetermined given number of measurement signals from the set effective image capture area..
|Three-dimensional imaging through multi-image processing|
Embodiments of imaging devices of the present disclosure automatically utilize sequential image captures in an image processing pipeline. In one embodiment, control processing circuitry captures a plurality of sub-frames, each of the sub-frames comprising a representation of a scene captured at a different focus position of a lens.
|Interactive system and remote device|
An interactive system includes a display, a processor and a remote controller. The display includes at least one reference beacon for providing light with a predetermined feature.
|Information display device, control method, and program|
An information display device includes: an orientation change degree computation unit that computes a degree of change of a state of orientation detected by an orientation detection unit; an orientation change degree determination unit that determines whether the degree of change of the state of orientation of the information display device computed by the orientation change degree computation unit is equal to or more than a threshold; an image capture unit controller that activates the imaging unit upon the orientation change degree determination unit determining that the degree of change of the state of orientation of the information display device is equal to or more than the threshold; a face detection unit that detects a person's face in an image obtained by imaging of the imaging unit; a face direction specification unit that specifies a vertical orientation of the person's face detected by the face detection unit; a display direction determination unit that determines whether a vertical orientation of a screen display that is displayed on a display unit is the same orientation as the vertical orientation of the person's face specified by the face direction specification unit; and a display direction switch unit that switches the vertical orientation of the screen display that is displayed on the display unit to the same orientation as the vertical orientation of the person's face upon the display direction determination unit determining that the vertical orientation of the screen display that is displayed on the display unit and the vertical orientation of the person's face are not the same orientation.. .
|Thermal imaging camera with intermittent image capture|
A thermal imaging camera that intermittently captures thermal images of a scene for long term monitoring of the scene. The thermal images may be captured after each interval of a time delay interval and/or upon detection of a threshold change in thermal energy in the scene..
|Image capture based on scanning resolution setting in imaging reader|
An arrangement for, and a method of, electro-optically reading a target by image capture, employ an aiming assembly for projecting an aiming light pattern on the target that is located within a range of working distances relative to a housing, an imaging assembly for capturing an image of the target and of the aiming light pattern over a field of view, and a controller for determining a distance of the target relative to the housing based on a position of the aiming light pattern in the captured image, for determining a scanning resolution based on the determined distance, for comparing the determined scanning resolution with a scanning resolution setting, and for processing the captured image based on the comparison.. .
|Indoor unit of air-conditioning apparatus|
An air-conditioning apparatus indoor unit 100 includes a controller 60. In an automatic cleaning mode (s1), when having determined on the basis of an image captured by an imaging device 50 that there is no person in a room 90 (s2), the controller 60 allows air to be blown to a stationary three-dimensional object 80 identified based on the image captured by the imaging device 50, for a predetermined time (s4) and, after the air blow is stopped (s5), issues an operation instruction for an autonomous vacuum cleaner 70 to clean and move (s6)..
|Integrated internet camera system and method|
An internet direct device comprises an imaging system to capture audio or video images and a microprocessor. The microprocessor transmits the captured audio or video images to another internet direct device upon image capture and receives audio or video images from the other internet direct device over a communications network.
|System and method for consumer image capture and review|
A method for capturing images including: providing a consumer with an identification (id) code contained in a machine readable medium; reading the id code at a chosen location with a reader; capturing an image of the consumer in response to reading the id code; transmitting the captured image to web storage; and, delivering a text message to the consumer, the text message comprising: the captured image; and information enabling the consumer to access the captured image in web storage.. .
|Systems and methods for wearable injection guides|
Systems and methods for wearable injection guides are described, which include: acquiring one or more digital images of a body region of an individual with at least one image capture device; creating a digitally rendered model of a wearable injection guide from the one or more digital images of the body region of the individual; adding one or more digitally rendered fiducials indicative of at least one treatment parameter to the digitally rendered model of the wearable injection guide; and forming the wearable injection guide from the digitally rendered model of the wearable injection guide, the formed wearable injection guide including one or more fiducials corresponding to the one or more digitally rendered fiducials on the digitally rendered model of the wearable injection guide.. .
|Method and system for creating personalized packaging|
A personalized package creation system uses an imaging device to capture an image of a barcode. An image capture module decodes the barcode to retrieve data, such as package dimension data and one or more package structural parameters.