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 Pulsed gated structured light systems and methods patent thumbnailPulsed gated structured light systems and methods
Structured light systems for three dimensional imaging are provided with a pulsed light source, an imaging sensor and an infrared band-pass filter to selectively pass filtered light to the imaging sensor, as well as a global shutter to control exposure of the imaging sensor to light.. .

 Imaging device patent thumbnailImaging device
An imaging device includes a plurality of first pixels that includes pixels of a plurality of color components and generates a first signal from incident light, a plurality of second pixels that generates a second signal from light that has transmitted at least a part of the first pixels, and a signal generation unit that generates a signal obtained by combining the first signal and the second signal.. .
Nikon Corporation


 Solid-state imaging device,  driving the same, and electronic apparatus patent thumbnailSolid-state imaging device, driving the same, and electronic apparatus
The present technology relates to a solid-state imaging device, a method of driving the solid-state imaging device, and an electronic apparatus by which pixels can be read effectively. The solid-state imaging device includes a readout unit that performs a common-source operation or a source follower operation with respect to pixels to read a signal for each column.
Sony Corporation


 Image processing apparatus, image capturing apparatus, image processing method, and computer-readable storage medium patent thumbnailImage processing apparatus, image capturing apparatus, image processing method, and computer-readable storage medium
An image processing apparatus comprises: an acquisition unit configured to acquire a first viewpoint image corresponding to a first partial pupil region of an exit pupil of as imaging optical system divided into a plurality of partial pupil regions in a first direction, and a captured image corresponding to the exit pupil; and a correction unit configured to correct shading of a first pixel of a first pixel group based on a first ratio of a sum of the first pixel group of the first viewpoint image arranged in a second direction orthogonal to the first direction to a sum of a pixel group of the captured image corresponding to a position of the first pixel group.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha


 Imaging element, imaging apparatus, and imaging signal processing method patent thumbnailImaging element, imaging apparatus, and imaging signal processing method
An imaging element for acquiring signals from a plurality of pixel units to perform a plurality of types of signal processing on the signals is provided that includes a setting unit configured to set signal output conditions for first and second photoelectric conversion units provided in each of first and second pixel units; and a signal processing unit configured to perform first signal processing using signals of the first and second photoelectric conversion units set with first to third output conditions by the setting unit and second signal processing for processing the signals of the first and second photoelectric conversion units set with any one of the first to third output conditions by the setting unit.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha


 Imaging element, imaging apparatus, and  processing imaging signals patent thumbnailImaging element, imaging apparatus, and processing imaging signals
An imaging element includes a plurality of photoelectric conversion units that respectively receives lights passing through different partial pupil regions with respect to lights from a shooting lens. Each of the pixel units has first and second photoelectric conversion units, and a video image signal processing unit and a phase difference signal processing unit obtain and process each of signals output from the first and second photoelectric conversion units.
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha


 Imaging apparatus, imaging system, and moving object patent thumbnailImaging apparatus, imaging system, and moving object
An imaging apparatus includes a plurality of groups one of a part of which has a capacitance changing unit configured to change a capacitance value of an input node.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha


 Imaging device provided with light source, image sensor including first accumulator and second accumulator, and controller patent thumbnailImaging device provided with light source, image sensor including first accumulator and second accumulator, and controller
An imaging device includes a light source, an image sensor, and a controller. Each pixel of the image sensor includes first and second accumulators and a discharger.
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.


 Tracking imaging control device, tracking imaging system, camera, terminal device, tracking imaging method, and tracking imaging program patent thumbnailTracking imaging control device, tracking imaging system, camera, terminal device, tracking imaging method, and tracking imaging program
A tracking imaging control device includes a target color ratio calculation unit that calculates a ratio at which pixels with a certain range of hue occupy in the histogram as the target color ratio, with reference to the color of the target, and a tracking control unit that controls the pan and/or tilt operation of the camera to cause the camera to track the target, and the tracking control unit controls the pan and/or tilt operation of the camera on the basis of information on the position of the target detected by the first target detection unit when the target color ratio is equal to or lower than a threshold value, and controls the pan and/or tilt operation of the camera on the basis of information on the position of the target detected by the second target detection unit when the target color ratio exceeds the threshold value.. .
Fujifilm Corporation


 Image pickup apparatus and image pickup method patent thumbnailImage pickup apparatus and image pickup method
Image pickup apparatus includes imaging control circuit, keystone correction circuit, and composite circuit. Imaging control circuit acquires plurality of first images corresponding to subject image formed on imaging plane by image pickup optical system by causing imaging element to execute exposure plurality of times in accordance with imaging instruction.
Olympus Corporation


Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and program

The present invention has an object to reduce occurrence of a state where a frame image with no visible subject has been generated during generation of a moving image with reduced variation in imaging trajectory. A camera trajectory estimating unit estimates an imaging trajectory during taking of a first moving image, from the first moving image.
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Notification system, wearable device, information processing apparatus, control method thereof, and computer-readable storage medium

A notification system includes: a wearable device; an information processing apparatus connectable to the wearable device; and an imaging apparatus connectable to the information processing apparatus. The information processing apparatus includes a first connection unit configured to connect to the wearable device, a second connection unit configured to connect to the imaging apparatus, an acquisition unit configured to acquire position information on a current position, and a transmitting unit configured to transmit a notification request to notify a subject associated with the acquired position information to the wearable device when the information processing apparatus is connected to the imaging apparatus.
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Imaging apparatus

An imaging apparatus according to the present invention includes an imaging unit configured to capture an image of an arbitrary object and output a plurality of image signals with different exposures and a focus detection signal, and a composition unit configured to compose the plurality of image signals with different exposures output from the imaging unit and output the composed image signal. In a case of time-sequentially capturing images in succession, the imaging unit outputs the focus detection signal instead of the plurality of image signals at a predetermined timing.
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Portable devices with adjustable optical arrangement

A portable device comprises a first portion and a second portion, the first portion having a first front surface and a first back surface. The first portion comprises an image sensor and a first imaging optical arrangement lying in imaging connection with the image sensor and defining a first field of view with a wide angle of view.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Device with split imaging system

A device comprising at least two body sections is disclosed. The first body section comprises a movable imaging unit and a magnet rigidly fixed to the imaging unit, and the second body section comprising an optical unit with a magnet rigidly fixed to the optical unit.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Device with split imaging system

A device comprising at least two body sections is disclosed. The first body section comprises an imaging unit and a magnet movably connected to the imaging unit, and the second body section comprising an optical unit with a magnet fixed to the optical unit.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Surface emitting laser, information acquiring apparatus, imaging apparatus, laser array, and manufacturing surface emitting laser

A surface emitting laser includes a first reflecting mirror (102); a second reflecting mirror (116); and an active layer (104) arranged between the first reflecting mirror (102) and the second reflecting mirror (116), a gap being formed between the second reflecting mirror (116) and the active layer (104), an oscillation wavelength being tunable. The second reflecting mirror (116) includes a beam (108) comprising a single-crystal semiconductor, and a dielectric multilayer film (110) supported by the beam (108), and the dielectric multilayer film (110) is arranged in an opening (118) formed in the beam (108)..

Imaging sensor, imaging system, and moving body

Respective first signal holding units of a plurality of sets are commonly connected to an input node of an amplification unit of one set via a second transfer unit of a set to which the first signal holding unit corresponds, and respective second signal holding units of the plurality of sets are commonly connected to the input node of the amplification unit of one set via a fourth transfer unit of a set to which the second signal holding unit corresponds.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Charge packet signal processing using pinned photodiode devices

An image sensor may include an array of image pixels coupled to analog-to-digital conversion circuitry formed from pinned photodiode charge transfer circuits. Majority charge carriers for the pinned photodiodes in the charge transfer circuits may be electrons for photodiode wells formed from n-type doped regions and may be holes for photodiode formed from p-type doped regions.
Semiconductor Components Industries, Llc

Charge packet signal processing using pinned photodiode devices

An image sensor may include an array of image pixels coupled to analog-to-digital conversion circuitry formed from pinned photodiode charge transfer circuits. Majority charge carriers for the pinned photodiodes in the charge transfer circuits may be electrons for photodiode wells formed from n-type doped regions and may be holes for photodiode formed from p-type doped regions.
Semiconductor Components Industries, Llc

Analysis data processing

When conducting imaging mass analysis for a region to be measured on a sample, an individual reference value calculating part obtains a maximum value in pi/ii of respective measuring points, and stores the value together with measured data as an individual reference value. When performing comparison analysis for a plurality of the data obtained from different samples, a common reference value determining part reads out corresponding a plurality of the individual reference values and determines a minimum value as a common reference value fmin.
Shimadzu Corporation

Lead-loaded structured solid organic scintillator

A scintillator for imaging using x-rays or gamma rays or charged particles, includes a network of glass capillaries with an inner diameter no greater than 500 micrometers. The capillaries are filled with a polymer material made up of at least: (i) a monomer selected from the group including vinyltoluene, styrene and vinylxylene and the isomers thereof, (ii) a cross-linking agent made up of a dimethacrylate having a central chain which includes 1 to 12 carbon atoms, and (iii) lead dimethacrylate.
Commissariat A L'energie Atomique Et Aux Energies Alternatives

Virtual reality 360-degree video camera system for live streaming

The present disclosure relates to imaging systems and methods that include a plurality of cameras configured to capture video image data based on respective fields of view of an environment. Each camera of the plurality of cameras is communicatively coupled to neighbor cameras of the plurality of cameras via a communication interface.
Visbit Inc.

Image processing apparatus, controlling same, imaging apparatus, and program

An image processing apparatus includes a unit configured to read an image file including viewpoint images, a unit configured to determine a photographic condition, an image processing unit configured to apply image processing to image data based on the viewpoint images, and a limitation unit configured to limit a settable parameter of the image processing based on the photographic condition.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Image processing device for vehicle

An image processing device for a vehicle includes: an acquisition unit acquiring a captured image of a periphery of a vehicle, which is captured by an imaging unit provided in the vehicle; a bird's eye view image generating unit generating a bird's eye view image in which the captured image is projected to a 3d virtual projection plane provided at a side opposite to the vehicle with reference to a ground and separated from the ground with distance from the vehicle; a guide line generating unit generating a guide line indicating a predicted course of the vehicle; a conversion unit converting the guide line into a virtual guide line indicating the predicted course on the virtual projection plane; and a superimposing unit superimposing the virtual guide line on the bird's eye view image.. .
Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

Image processing

The invention relates to an imaging processing method comprising receiving (210) at least one input image, said at least one input image having been captured by at least one camera; receiving (220) at least one state parameter related to a user device, said user device comprising at least one display, said at least one display being at least partially transparent and operatively connected to said at least one camera. The at least one input image may be processed (230) based on the at least one received state parameter to produce at least one processed image.
Nokia Technologies Oy

Assistance device and providing imaging support to an operating surgeon during a surgical procedure involving at least one medical instrument

Described is an assistance device for providing imaging support to an operating surgeon during a surgical procedure involving at least one medical instrument. The assistance device comprises a camera, a display unit, a manipulator coupled to the camera, a manipulator controller and an image processing unit.
Maquet Gmbh

System and 3d scene reconstruction with dual complementary pattern illumination

An apparatus, system and process for utilizing dual complementary pattern illumination of a scene when performing depth reconstruction of the scene are described. The method may include projecting a first reference image and a complementary second reference image on a scene, and capturing first image data and second image data including the first reference image and the complementary second reference image on the scene.
Verily Life Sciences Llc

Detection method, display apparatus, and detection system

Provided is a position detection method using a first imaging unit and a second imaging unit that each capture an image of an object. The detection method may include: acquiring a first captured image with use of the first imaging unit; acquiring a second captured image with use of the second imaging unit; defining a position vector of the object based on the first captured image; calculating a first direction vector directed from the second imaging unit to the object with use of the defined position vector; calculating a second direction vector directed from the second imaging unit to the object based on the second captured image; and calculating a position of the object based on the first direction vector and the second direction vector..
Kyocera Corporation

Systems and methods for interpretation of medical images

Systems, methods and applications for a system for obtaining a medical interpretation for medical images include a customer portal where a customer uploads one or more medical images and accesses a marketplace for obtaining the medical interpretation, where a medical case includes one or more medical images. The system also includes an image service provider portal where a medical imaging expert accesses the medical case and provides the medical interpretation.
Reads For Rads, Inc.

Analysis device and analysis system

An analysis device includes a controller. The analysis device receives moving images sent from a plurality of imaging devices, analyzes the received moving images, and sends an analysis result of a moving image to, among a plurality of display devices, a display device which has made a request to display so that the display device displays the analysis result.
Konica Minolta, Inc.

Spatiotemporal background phase correction for phase contrast velocity encoded mri

A computer-implemented method for performing spatiotemporal background phase correction for phase contrast velocity encoded magnetic resonance imaging includes performing a phase contrast magnetic resonance imaging scan of a region of interest within a patient to yield a complex image and calculating a plurality of filter cut-off frequencies based on physiological limits associated with the patient. A spatiotemporal filter is created based on the plurality of filter cut-off frequencies.
Northwestern University

System and identifying the presence or absence of transparent pills in blister packer machines using high resolution 3d stereo reconstruction based on color linear cameras

A system and method of inspection may include capturing image data by a stereo imaging device. A determination as to whether noise indicative of a transparent or specular object exists in the image data may be made.
Datalogic Ip Tech S.r.l.

Method for repairing a mask

A method includes inspecting a mask to locate a defect region for a defect of the mask. A phase distribution of an aerial image of the defect region is acquired.
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., Ltd.

Multi-camera imaging system for nanosatellites

A satellite imaging system uses multiple cameras. For example, the incoming light from a telescope section of the satellite goes through a dichroic beam splitter, with the standard visible spectrum going to a first camera and wavelengths outside of the standard visible spectrum, such as in the infrared or coastal blue range, are sent to a second camera, allowing image data from multiple wavelength ranges to be captured simultaneously.
Hera Systems, Inc.

Spatio-temporal differential synthesis ofdetail images for high dynamic range imaging

An image acquisition apparatus configured to receive an adjustable image acquisition parameter, wherein said parameter is adjusted based on an image that has had its subject selectively enhanced via comparison with at least one background reference image.. .

Solar irradiation modeling and forecasting using community based terrestrial sky imaging

Solar irradiation may be predicted based on input terrestrial sky images comprising cloud images, the terrestrial sky images taken from a plurality of geographic locations by a plurality of devices; for example, wherein the terrestrial sky images are crowd sourced from the plurality of devices. A model may be generated that predicts solar irradiation in a geographic area based on the input terrestrial sky images and the geographic locations from where the terrestrial sky images were taken.
International Business Machines Corporation

System and determining optimal operating parameters for medical imaging

Systems and methods for determining optimized imaging parameters for imaging a patient include learning a model of a relationship between known imaging parameters and a quality measure, the known imaging parameters and the quality measure being determined from training data. Optimized imaging parameters are determined by optimizing the quality measure using the learned model.
Siemens Healthcare Gmbh

Document field detection and parsing

A system and method for invoice field detection and parsing includes the steps of extracting character bounding blocks using optical character recognition (ocr) or digital character extraction (dce), enhancing the image quality, analyzing the document layout based on imaging techniques, detecting the invoice field based on the machine learning techniques, and parsing the invoice field value based on the content information.. .
The Neat Company, Inc. D/b/a Neatreceipts, Inc.

Imaging reader for, and , reading symbol and non-symbol targets with color image processing pipeline having bypassable components

A color image of a target is captured by a color sensor in an imaging reader. A color image processing pipeline processes the captured color image with a plurality of color image processing components to display the image of a target with high fidelity.
Symbol Technologies, Llc

Methods and obtaining a snapshot of a medical imaging display

A method comprising, responsive to a selecting event, rendering an interactive display screen of a saved first state of a display layout of a medical information compilation, the interactive display screen comprising first information in a first display area and second information in a second display area, the saved first state comprising a plurality of display attributes of the first information and the second information, wherein the first information and the second information each include one of (i) a medical image, (ii) medical notes, or (iii) a medical record is described.. .

Methods and obtaining a snapshot of a medical imaging display

A method comprising, responsive to a selecting event, rendering an interactive display screen of a saved first state of a display layout of a medical information compilation, the interactive display screen comprising first information in a first display area and second information in a second display area, the saved first state comprising a plurality of display attributes of the first information and the second information, wherein the first information and the second information each include one of (i) a medical image, (ii) medical notes, or (iii) a medical record is described.. .

Roadway-infrastructure-maintenance system using automated vehicles

A roadway-infrastructure-maintenance system using automated-vehicles to maintain a roadway includes an image-device and a controller. The imaging-device is suitable to mount on a host-vehicle.
Delphi Technologies, Inc.

Method and system for controlling a fuser of an electrophotographic imaging device

A system and methods for controlling the fuser heater of an electrophotographic imaging device, including initiating a preheating operation for preheating the fuser heater. Following a temperature of the fuser heater reaching a first predetermined temperature during the preheating operation, heater power is calculated based on a current temperature of the fuser heater and upon a second predetermined temperature.
Lexmark International, Inc.

Method and system for controlling a fuser of an electrophotographic imaging device

A system and methods for controlling the fuser heater of an electrophotographic imaging device, including initiating a preheating operation for preheating the fuser heater. Following a temperature of the fuser heater reaching a first predetermined temperature during the preheating operation, heater power is calculated based on a current temperature of the fuser heater and upon a second predetermined temperature.
Lexmark International, Inc.

Method and system for controlling a fuser of an electrophotographic imaging device

A system and methods for controlling the fuser heater of an electrophotographic imaging device, including initiating a preheating operation for preheating the fuser heater. Following a temperature of the fuser heater reaching a first predetermined temperature during the preheating operation, heater power is calculated based on a current temperature of the fuser heater and upon a second predetermined temperature.
Lexmark International, Inc.

Eyewear, eyewear systems and associated methods for enhancing vision

Embodiments according to the present disclosure are directed to, for example, head mounted eyewear (e.g., similar in form to traditional eye glasses) that includes low light vision enhancing and/or additional vision enhancing capabilities (e.g., near-vision enhancing capabilities). For example, in some embodiments, a head mounted housing arrangement is provided that includes an eyepiece adjacent to a wearer's eye, one or more imaging devices (e.g., one or more solid state or other imagers sensitive to light, including low light levels), one or more image generator(s) operatively coupled to the imager(s) (e.g., optically coupled, in electrical communication with, or wirelessly coupled) to receive an output from the imaging device(s), and/or one or more optical elements (e.g., a combination of mirror(s) and/or lenses).

Apparatus and optical imaging

Wherein the focusing lens associated with said refractive element is arranged and configured to direct an incident optical beam thereon at substantially 90° to said principal optical axis, and the refractive element is arranged and configured such that, in use, the resultant refracted optical beam is substantially parallel to said principal optical axis as it reaches said image sensor (24).. .

Endoscope and imaging arrangement providing depth of field

A dynamic imaging system of an endoscope that adjusts path length differences or focal points to expand a usable depth of field. The imaging system utilizes a variable lens to adjust the focal plane of the beam or an actuated sensor to adjust the detected focal plane.
Karl Storz Imaging, Inc.

Endoscope and adaptor for endoscope

An adaptor including: first and second optical systems; a prism comprising a mirror region, first light flux and second light flux from the respective optical systems, being incident on the prism, the light flux passing through the prism at a portion, the second light flux being reflected by a mirror region after passing through the portion, the light flux emitted from the prism to a region; and a light-shield at the region, the light-shield shields one of the first and second light flux and is disposed proximally to the prism relative to an imaging system of the endoscope when the adaptor is attached to an endoscope; the first optical system is disposed such that the first light flux is incident in a direction parallel to an optical axis, the second optical system is disposed so that the second light flux is incident in a direction orthogonal to the optical axis.. .
Olympus Corporation

Stereo imaging system

A stereoscopic optical system that includes an image member that is located at a position along a center optical axis and that has a first stereoscopic image area on a first side of the optical axis for receipt of a first stereoscopic image thereon and a second, separate stereoscopic image area on a second, separate side of the optical axis for receipt of a second, separate stereoscopic image thereon. The system includes an optical arrangement extending along the center optical axis and includes a roof prism with first and second roof segments.
General Electric Company

Imaging method, and system, for obtaining a super-resolution image of an object

Method for obtaining an super-resolution image (22) of an object (5), based upon an optical microscope (21) including a support plate (6) for bearing the object, an illumination source (1) for focusing an illumination beam (14) onto a target region of the support plate, a digital camera (9) including a matrix of sensors, comprising: capturing, by the digital camera, a first image of the target region; extracting, from the first image, a first block of pixel values provided by a sub-matrix (b0) of the matrix of sensors; displacing, by a sub-diffraction limited distance, the support plate by the displacement block along a displacement axis; capturing, by the digital camera, a second image of the target region; extracting, from the second image, a second block of pixel values provided by the sub-matrix (b0) of the matrix of sensors; storing said first and second blocks of pixel values as a first and second blocks of pixel values to be placed right next each other in the super-resolution image along the image axis (x, y) corresponding to the displacement axis.. .
Centre National De La Recherche Scientifique (c.n.r.s)

Imaging lens

An imaging lens includes a first lens group and a second lens group arranged in this order from an object side to an image plane side. The first lens group includes a first lens having positive refractive power, a second lens having negative refractive power, and a third lens, arranged with a space in between.
Kantatsu Co., Ltd.

Optical image capturing system

An optical image capturing system includes, along the optical axis in order from an object side to an image side, a first lens, a second lens, a third lens, a fourth lens, and a fifth lens. At least one lens among the first to the fifth lenses has positive refractive force.
Ability Opto-electronics Technology Co., Ltd.

Optical image capturing system

An optical image capturing system includes, along the optical axis in order from an object side to an image side, a first lens, a second lens, a third lens, a fourth lens, and a fifth lens. At least one lens among the first to the fifth lenses has positive refractive force.
Ability Opto-electronics Technology Co., Ltd.

Optical imaging lens

An optical imaging lens includes a plurality of lens elements arranged in order from an object side to an image side along an optical axis, and each lens element has an object-side surface and an image-side surface. There is at least one variable gap between the lens elements, and one of the lens elements closest to the object side has positive refracting power.
Genius Electronic Optical Co., Ltd.

Optical imaging lens

An optical imaging lens includes first, second, third, and fourth lens elements arranged in order from an object side to an image side along an optical axis. Each lens element has an object-side surface and an image-side surface.
Genius Electronic Optical Co., Ltd.

Imaging lens and imaging apparatus

The imaging lens consists of, in order from the object side, a first lens group having a positive power, a second lens group having a negative power, and a third lens group. The first lens group consists of, in order from the object side, a positive front group, a diaphragm, and a positive rear group.
f3/f2

Device and performing lens-free imaging

Embodiments described herein relate to an imaging device, a method for imaging an object, and a photonic integrated circuit. The imaging device includes at least one photonic integrated circuit.
Imec Vzw

Near-infrared absorption composition, cured film, near-infrared absorption filter, solid-state imaging device, and infrared sensor

To provide a near-infrared absorption composition capable of forming a film having excellent visible transparency and near-infrared shieldability, a cured film, a near-infrared absorption filter, a solid-state imaging device, and an infrared sensor. A near-infrared absorption composition includes a compound represented formula (1) and a resin, the compound has a maximum absorption wavelength in a wavelength range of 750 to 830 nm in a film in a case where the film is formed using the near-infrared absorption composition, and a value obtained by dividing an absorbance at a wavelength of 555 nm by an absorbance at the maximum absorption wavelength is 0.10 or less..
Fujifilm Corporation

Imaging systems and methods

An imaging method includes receiving electromagnetic radiation with a plurality of qualities from a scene to be captured at a mask and passing a first portion of the received electromagnetic radiation having the plurality of qualities present in the received electromagnetic radiation through the mask. One or more qualities of the received electromagnetic radiation is removed from a second portion of the received electromagnetic radiation, and the second portion of the received electromagnetic radiation absent the one or more removed qualities is passed through the mask..
Goodrich Corporation

Radiation imaging apparatus and controlling same

A radiation imaging apparatus has a sensor that converts irradiated radiation into a charge in accordance with a radiation dose, a switching power supply for supplying power to at least the sensor, and a readout unit that reads out a signal corresponding to the charge from the sensor. The radiation imaging apparatus synchronizes the imaging synchronization signal and a control clock for a switching operation of the switching power supply, causes a readout of signal from the sensor by the readout unit to be executed, and adjusts the phase of the control clock in each cycle of the imaging synchronization signal so that a timing of the imaging synchronization signal that occurs cyclically is at the same phase of the control clock..
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Systems and methods for reducing polarization in imaging detectors

A method is provided including, acquiring detection events with a radiation detector including a semiconductor plate and configured to produce electrical signals in response to absorption of ionizing radiation in the semiconductor plate, wherein electrons and holes are generated responsive to absorption of the ionizing radiation. The semiconductor plate includes a first surface opposed to a second surface, with sidewalls interposed between the first surface and the second surface.
General Electric Company

Single pulse lidar correction to stereo imaging

An apparatus for determining a distance to a target area, including at least one imaging system configured to provide at least two images of a target area, the images being associated with different imaging axes for forming a stereo image of the target area. The apparatus also includes a lidar system including at least one laser configured to direct an optical beam to the target area and an optical detection system configured to receive a portion of the optical beam from the target area and establish a distance to the target area based on the received portion..
Goodrich Corporation

Spin echo mr imaging

Mr imaging comprising the steps of: subjecting an object (10) to an imaging sequence of rf pulses and switched magnetic field gradients (gs, gp, gm), which imaging sequence is a steady state sequence comprising a plurality of repeatedly applied acquisition blocks (21), wherein each acquisition block (21) comprises two units (22, 23) in immediate succession, namely: i) a first unit (22) starting with an excitation rf pulse radiated toward the object (10), with the duration of the first unit being an integer multiple of a given time interval t, and ii) a second unit (23) starting with a refocusing rf pulse radiated toward the object (10) and comprising a readout magnetic field gradient (gm) and a phase encoding magnetic field gradient (gp), with the duration of the second unit (23) being an integer multiple of the time interval t, acquiring one or more phase-encoded spin echo signals (31, 32) in a sequence of acquisition blocks (21), and reconstructing one or more mr images from the acquired spin echo signals (31, 32). Moreover, the invention relates to a mr device (1) and to a computer program for a mr device (1)..
Koninklijke Philips N.v.

Magnetic resonance coil selection method and computer

In a magnetic resonance coil selection method and selection computer, a range parameter of a target region (roi) to be detected is acquired, and a detection range parameter of each available coil is acquired. A coil having a detection range that overlaps with a range of the roi is determined and then selected.
Siemens Healthcare Gmbh

System and chemical shift magnetic resonance imaging using magnetization transfer

A system and method is provided for producing a map of a static magnetic field (b0) of a magnetic resonance imaging system. The method includes forming a first dataset by acquiring, with the mri system, a first plurality of different echo signals occurring at a respective plurality of different echo times.
Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation

Magnetic field vector imaging array

Methods and systems for imaging a magnetic field as vectors (or scalars if desired) in either two or three dimensions without the need for rastering or relative motion between the sensors and the magnetic field being viewed. A secondary function is to image electric current flow as vectors.
Texas Tech University System

Apparatus and strong-field probing of electric fields in solid-state electronic circuits

A method and apparatus for generating high-order harmonics in a solid-state medium comprising integrated semiconductor devices and electronics. The high-order harmonics interact with and are modified by the internal electric field associated with the operation of the integrated semiconductor devices and electronics.
University Of Ottawa

Optical interrogation and control of dynamic biological functions

An imaging system for imaging live biological systems comprises a detector array (12a) having an optical axis (x-x) and arranged to detect light and output detector signals, a support (10) arranged so support a biological system on the optical axis, an illuminating light source (16) located off the optical axis and arranged to direct at least partially-coherent light towards the biological system, and processing means (18) arranged to receive the detector signals and generate image data.. .
The Research Foundation For The State University Of New York

Inspection apparatus, inspection method, and program

To facilitate adjusting of a distance from an inspection target to an illumination section by providing a movable illumination section that is movable independently of the imaging section. An illumination apparatus has a plurality of leds arranged in a substantially annular form, a light diffusion member for diffusing light emitted from the plurality of leds, and a lighting control part for lighting the plurality of light sources in accordance with a predetermined lighting pattern when designated to start lighting.
Keyence Corporation

Parallel flow cytometer using radiofrequency multiplexing

An imaging flow cytometry apparatus and method which allows registering multiple locations across a cell, and/or across multiple flow channels, in parallel using radio-frequency-tagged emission (fire) coupled with a parallel optical detection scheme toward increasing analysis throughput. An optical source is modulated by multiple rf frequencies to produce an optical interrogation beam having a spatially distributed beat frequency.
The Regents Of The University Of California

Method for determining particles

A method serves for determining particles (3), in particular bacteria in fluid and operates using an imaging optical device with a light source (1), with an optical sensor (4) with a field of light-sensitive pixels and with a fluid sample, which is to be examined, arranged between the light source (1) and the sensor (4). Characteristics of at least one particle (3), which is detected with regard to imaging, are compared to characteristics of a characteristics collection for determining the detected particle (3).
Grundfos Holding A/s

Divided-aperture infra-red spectral imaging system

Various embodiments disclosed herein describe a divided-aperture infrared spectral imaging (daisi) system that is adapted to acquire multiple ir images of a scene with a single-shot (also referred to as a snapshot). The plurality of acquired images having different wavelength compositions that are obtained generally simultaneously.
Rebellion Photonics, Inc.

Charge packet signal processing using pinned photodiode devices

An image sensor may include an array of image pixels coupled to analog-to-digital conversion circuitry formed from pinned photodiode charge transfer circuits. Majority charge carriers for the pinned photodiodes in the charge transfer circuits may be electrons for photodiode wells formed from n-type doped regions and may be holes for photodiode formed from p-type doped regions.
Semiconductor Components Industries, Llc

Pre-alignment measurement device and method

A pre-alignment measurement device includes, disposed in a direction of propagation of light, a laser, a first cylindrical lens, a first imaging lens, an illumination diaphragm, a second imaging lens, a second cylindrical lens and a ccd detector. The laser, an object under measurement and the ccd detector are arranged at respective apexes of a triangle formed by the measurement device for pre-alignment.
Shanghai Micro Electronics Equipment (group) Co., Ltd.

Precision locating rotary stage

A rotary stage assembly includes a platform and a rotary drive defining an axis of rotation. The platform is mounted on a spindle for receiving rotary movement from the rotary drive.
Virtek Vision International Ulc

Limiting speed display device for vehicle

A limiting speed display device for vehicle includes a position information receiver, map display device for displaying map image, imaging device, display device for road sign image, limiting speed information determining device, road attribute information determining device, country information acquiring device, limiting speed estimation device, and limiting speed display device. The limiting speed estimation device estimates limiting speed for the road based on country information and road attribute information when the limiting speed information determining device determines that the limiting speed information is not included and the road attribute information determining device determines that the road attribute information is included..
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Three-dimensional printer and imaging system thereof

An imaging system for a three-dimensional printer includes a light source component, at least one pattern determining element, a light splitter, a light directing component, and a lens component. The light source component emits a first light and a second light having different wavelengths.
Delta Electronics, Inc.

Ion beam kinetic energy dissipater apparatus and use thereof

The invention comprises a method and apparatus for reducing a kinetic energy of positively charged particles, comprising the steps of: (1) transporting the positively charged particles from an accelerator into an exit nozzle system along a beam line; (2) providing a first chamber of the exit nozzle system, the first chamber comprising: an incident side comprising an incident aperture, an exit side comprising an exit aperture, and a beam path of the positively charged particles from the incident aperture to the exit aperture; (3) filling the beam path in the chamber with a liquid; and (4) using the liquid to reduce the kinetic energy of the positively charged particles. The kinetic energy dissipater is optionally used in combination with a proton therapy cancer treatment system and/or a proton tomography imaging system..

Automated verification of mri compatibility of active implantable medical device

A system may include a processor configured to automatically obtain magnetic resonance imaging compatibility information relating to compatibility of an active implantable medical device implantable in a patient with an mri modality from at least two information sources. The processor may also be configured to automatically determine compatibility of the active implantable medical device with the magnetic resonance imaging modality based on the magnetic resonance imaging compatibility information..
Medtronic, Inc.

Compositions and methods for detecting ccr2 receptors

Among the various aspects of the present disclosure is the provision of compositions of imaging agents and methods for use in detecting, monitoring, and evaluating ccr2 associated diseases, disorders, and conditions.. .
Washington University

Novel liposome nanoparticles for tumor magnetic resonance imaging

The present invention provides novel liposomes comprising gd.dota.dsa (gadolinium (iii) 2-{4,7-bis-carboxymethyl-10-[(n,n-distearylamidomethyl-n′-amido-methyl]-1,4,7,10-tetra-azacyclododec-1-yl}-acetic acid), characterised in that said liposome further comprises a neutral, fully saturated phospholipid component (e.g. Dspc (1,2-distearoyl-sn-glycero-3-phospocholine]), which are of particular use in the preparation of magnetic resonance contrast agents for enhancing a magnetic resonance image of tumours in a mammal..
Imperial Innovations Limited

System and pelvic floor repair

A method of repairing a pelvic floor disorder and a system for carrying out the method are provided. The method is effected by positioning an imaging device in an abdominal, rectal, perianal or vaginal cavity, advancing a surgical instrument through a vaginal wall under guidance of the imaging device to thereby reach a target tissue and using the surgical instrument to attach the tissue repair device to the target tissue..
Pop Medical Solutions Ltd.

Assessment of suture or staple line integrity and localization of potential tissue defects along the suture or staple line

A method for assessing suture line integrity includes loading a navigation plan into a navigation system, the navigation plan including a planned pathway shown in a 3d model, inserting a probe into a patient's airways, the probe including a location sensor in operative communication with the navigation system, registering a sensed location of the probe with the planned pathway, and selecting a target in the navigation plan, the target including a proposed suture line. The method further includes presenting a view of the 3d model showing the planned pathway and indicating the sensed location of the probe, navigating the probe through the airways of the patient's lungs toward the target, and imaging the proposed suture line of the target, via the probe, to determine tissue integrity surrounding the proposed suture line..
Covidien Lp

Medical imaging device and suspension gantry thereof

The present disclosure discloses medical imaging devices and suspension gantries thereof. An example medical imaging device includes a suspension gantry and a rotatable c-arm which is connected with the suspension gantry and provided with an imaging chain.
Shenyang Neusoft Medical Systems Co., Ltd.

Method and device for motion control of a mobile medical device

Collision-free movement of a mobile medical device, such as a mobile medical imaging device, in a room is controlled via a man-machine interface. A model of the room environment is created and displayed, together an actual position of the medical device.
Siemens Healthcare Gmbh

Urology table with tiltable x-ray tube

A urological device include a patient table with longitudinal and broad sides, and an x-ray imaging system containing an x-ray source and an x-ray detector for detecting the x-ray radiation emitted by the x-ray source towards the patient on the patient table. A first linear drive is provided for moving the x-ray source parallel to the broad side and a second linear drive is provided for moving the x-ray detector parallel to the broad side, but in an opposite direction.
Storz Medical Ag

Ankle imaging accessory

An ankle imaging accessory is provided by the present invention, particularly an ankle positioning device to facilitate the taking of x-ray views of a patient who had sustained an ankle fracture. The ankle imaging accessory is made from an x-ray translucent material and includes heel supports on which heels of a patient can locate.
Stellenbosch University

X-ray mammography and/or breast tomosynthesis using a compression paddle with an inflatable jacket enhancing imaging and improving patient comfort

A system and method using an inflatable jacket over the compression paddle of a mammography and/or tomosynthesis system to enhance imaging and improve patient comfort in x-ray breast imaging.. .
Hologic, Inc.

Scanning mammography x-ray system with movement adaption mechanism

The present invention relates to mammography, e.g. Tomosynthesis mammography.
Koninklijke Philips N.v.

Optical unit, measurement system, and measurement method

[object] to freely set a target region while ensuring a necessary speckle diameter, in speckle image capturing that uses coherent light. [solution] provided is an optical unit that radiates a coherent light such that the coherent light is incident in a target region of speckle image capturing in accordance with a pattern that includes a bright region and a dark region located uniformly in at least one direction in the target region.
Sony Corporation

Brain-machine interface based on photonic neural probe arrays

Method and apparatus for illuminating and imaging tissue is provided. In one version, the method includes illuminating a volume of a tissue with photons from a three-dimensional array of optical emitters inserted into the tissue.
California Institute Of Technology

Fundus image forming device

A fundus imaging system comprises: a reflection mirror that reflects a light beam incident on the reflection mirror after passing through a first focus so as to cause the light beam to pass through a second focus; a two-dimensional scanning unit that is disposed at a position that coincides with a position of the first focus of the reflection mirror and that reflects a light beam incident on the two-dimensional scanning unit so as to perform scanning with the light beam in two-dimensional directions; and a compensating unit that compensates for illuminance ununiformity of a light beam illuminating the retina, the illuminance ununiformity resulting from unevenness of a ratio of an angular change of a light beam emitted from the first focus during scanning of the two-dimensional scanning unit to an angular change of a light beam incident on the second focus resulting from being reflected by the reflection mirror.. .
Nikon Corporation

Fundus image forming device

A fundus imaging system comprises: a first reflection mirror that reflects a light beam passing through a first focus of the first reflection mirror to pass through a second focus; a two-dimensional scanning unit that is disposed at a position of the first focus and reflects a light beam incident on the two-dimensional scanning unit so as to scan the retina with the light beam in two-dimensional directions; and a second reflection mirror that reflects a light beam passing through a third focus so as to cause the light beam to pass through a fourth focus, the second reflection mirror being disposed so that a position of the third focus coincides with a position of the second focus, wherein a position of the pupil of the subject is disposed so as to coincide with a position of the fourth focus.. .
Nikon Corporation

World view window

Arrangement and method in which at least one server is coupled to imaging sources that obtain high resolution videos of scenic locations, a series of images constituting a video. Stream controllers are located at user sites and coupled to the server.
Atti International Services Company, Inc.

Imaging system including light source, image sensor, and double-band pass filter

An imaging system includes a light source that, in operation, emits an emitted light containing a near-infrared light in a first wavelength region, an image sensor, and a double-band pass filter that transmits a visible light in at least a part of a wavelength region out of a visible region and the near-infrared light in the first wavelength region. The image sensor includes light detection cells, a first filter that selectively transmits the near-infrared light in the first wavelength region, second to fourth filters that selectively transmit lights in second to fourth wavelength regions, respectively, which are contained in the visible light, and an infrared absorption filter.
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.

Image projection system and image projection method

An image projection system includes an infrared ray projection apparatus that projects a pattern image for shape measurement toward a projection target, an imaging device that captures the pattern image, a calculation device that acquires three-dimensional shape information of the projection target based on the captured pattern image and converts a content image into a projection content image corresponding to the projection target based on the three-dimensional shape information, and a visible light projection apparatus that is disposed in a different position from the infrared ray projection apparatus and projects the projection content image toward the projection target, in which the calculation device, based on images of a visible light image projected by the visible light projection apparatus and a non-visible light image projected by the infrared ray projection apparatus, executes processing of associating each pixel of the non-visible light image with each pixel of the visible light image.. .
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.

Solid-state imaging device and imaging apparatus

The solid-state imaging device includes a semiconductor layer 11 in which a surface side becomes a circuit formation surface, photoelectric conversion units pd1 and pd2 of two layers or more that are stacked and formed in the semiconductor layer 11, and a longitudinal transistor tr1 in which a gate electrode 21 is formed to be embedded in the semiconductor layer 11 from a surface 15 of the semiconductor layer 11. The photoelectric conversion unit pd1 of one layer in the photoelectric conversion units of the two layers or more is formed over a portion 21a of the gate electrode 21 of the longitudinal transistor tr1 embedded in the semiconductor substrate 11 and is connected to a channel formed by the longitudinal transistor tr1..

Image outputting apparatus, image outputting method and storage medium

An image outputting apparatus comprises: a first accepting unit which accepts an output instruction of a captured image; and an outputting unit which outputs, in a case where, in the captured image captured at a first time point, a predetermined event occurs and the output instruction is accepted at a second time point after the occurrence of the predetermined event and the predetermined event is continuing at the second time point, the captured image captured by an imaging unit at and after the second time point, and outputs, in a case where the output instruction is accepted at the second time point and the predetermined event does not continue at the second time point, the captured image captured during the continuation of the predetermined event.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

System and optical and laser-based counter intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance

Systems and methods for preventing image capture and exploitation by optically transmitting a disruptive effect to a digital imaging system. The disruptive effect interferes with the algorithms used to compress and analyze digital images and can be used to disable the imaging equipment or inject foreign code into the imaging system or image processing computer..
Selex Galileo Inc.

Solid-state imaging device and electronic apparatus

The present disclosure relates to a solid-state imaging device and an electronic apparatus that are capable of suppressing reduction in sensitivity. A current comparison unit receives light incident on a pixel, performs photoelectric conversion to generate a voltage, compares a current generated from the voltage with reference to a first potential line and a reference current generated with reference to a second potential line, the first potential line being one of a power supply line and a grounding line, the second potential line being another one of the power supply line and the grounding line, and outputs a comparison.
Sony Corporation

Solid state imaging device and imaging system

A solid state imaging device includes a photoelectric conversion unit that generates a signal based on an incident light by photoelectric conversion; a transfer unit that transfers the signal from the photoelectric conversion unit; a ramp wave generating unit that has an input node where the signal is transferred and that generates a ramp wave whose voltage changes with time at a slope based on a potential of the input node; a detection unit that detects a change in a relationship between the ramp wave and a threshold voltage; a ramp wave reset unit that resets the ramp wave voltage upon detection of a change in the relationship; a control unit that causes the detection unit to repeatedly detect a change in the relationship; and a digital value acquisition unit that acquires a digital value corresponding to the number of repetitions for which a change in the relationship is detected.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Imaging systems with high dynamic range and phase detection pixels

An image sensor may have a pixel array, and the pixel array may include a plurality of image pixels that gather image data and a plurality of phase detection pixels that gather phase information. The phase detection pixels may be arranged in phase detection pixel blocks, and each phase detection pixel group may include edge pixels.
Semiconductor Components Industries, Llc

Control apparatus, imaging system, control method, and recording medium

A control apparatus includes: a display control unit configured to control a display unit to display part or all of an image in a first region on a display screen displayed by the display unit, the image indicating an imaging range which an imaging apparatus can image by changing the imaging range; a change control unit configured to change a position or size of an image to be displayed in the first region by the display control unit, on the image indicating the range which an imaging apparatus can image; and an output unit configured to output an instruction to cause the imaging apparatus to image an imaging range corresponding to a range indicating an image displayed in a second region which is a part of the first region.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Driver assistance system

The disclosure relates to a driver assistance system for a motor vehicle, such as a truck. The driver assistance system includes an environment camera with an image sensor and an optical system.
Conti Temic Microelectronic Gmbh

Electronic device

An imaging apparatus includes a movable unit in which a display unit is rotatable by a hinge part in an opening and closing direction with respect to a device body. A magnet is disposed in the vicinity of the hinge part and an opening and closing sensor detects the opening and closing of the movable unit by detecting a magnetic field of the magnet.
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Imaging device, control method and recording medium having stored program

An imaging device performs live view control in which control of imaging a subject image formed by a focusing lens so as to output image data, generating tilt-distortion correction image data in accordance with the tilt-distortion correction level on the basis of the image data, and displaying a tilt-distortion correction image represented by the tilt-distortion correction image data is performed repeatedly, and performs focus bracket control in which control of moving the focusing lens to each of a plurality of lens positions determined on the basis of the tilt-distortion correction level and imaging a subject image formed by the focusing lens so as to output image data when the focusing lens has moved to each of the plurality of lens positions is performed.. .
Olympus Corporation

Image processing apparatus, image processing method and storage medium

From among two images and whose imaging timings are the same and imaging directions are different, one image whose imaging direction has a predetermined relation with that of the other image is specified as a target to be divided, and this target image is divided into a first partial image and a second partial image. Then, the first partial image and the second partial image are combined with the edges of the other image located in the direction perpendicular to the imaging direction, respectively..
Casio Computer Co., Ltd.

Automatic focus adjustment device and automatic focus adjustment control device

A device having: an optical system configured to be controlled to adjust a focal position so as to focus in an adjustment range; a switch configured to be switched between a first state and a second state; and a processor comprising hardware, wherein the processor is configured to implement: a focal position adjustment range setting unit configured to set: the adjustment range to a whole region in the first state; and the adjustment range to a part of the whole region in the second state, wherein the part of the whole region as a predetermined range is determined from a focal position of an object point conjugate with an imaging surface at the time the first switch is switched to the second state; and a controller configured to control the optical system to adjust the focal position based on the set adjustment range.. .
Olympus Corporation

Imaging controlling the same

An imaging apparatus includes an image sensor including a pair of photoelectric conversion units for each of a plurality of microlenses arranged in a matrix of rows and columns, and capable of reading a signal from each row. According to a size of a focus detection area, a camera control unit regularly sets on the image sensor a first area having as many rows in which signals for use in focus detection are read from the image sensor as a first predetermined number of rows, and a second area having as many rows in which signals for use in focus detection are not read as a second predetermined number of rows..
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Imaging controlling the same

An imaging apparatus capable of obtaining a focus detection result from a focus detection area in which an object is more appropriately captured during focus detection using a signal from an image sensor is provided. The imaging apparatus includes an image sensor configured to periodically capture an image, the image sensor including a plurality of pixels each including a plurality of photoelectric conversion units with respect to a microlens, a setting unit configured to set a plurality of focus detection areas, wherein each of the plurality of focus detection areas corresponds to respective areas of the image sensor.
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Imaging apparatus, imaging system, control imaging apparatus, and storage medium

An imaging apparatus that communicate with an external apparatus through a network includes an imaging optical system; an imaging unit that captures an image of an object by the imaging optical system; an optical filter; an inserting and removing unit that inserts and removes the optical filter into and from an optical path of the imaging optical system; a receiving unit that receives an adjustment command from the external apparatus through the network, the command including individual adjustment values respectively for insertion and removal of the optical filter into and form the optical path; an automatically determining unit that, based on one of the adjustment values, automatically determines the other adjustment value in the adjustment command; and a control unit that controls the inserting and removing unit based on the one adjustment value received by the receiving unit and the other adjustment value determined by the automatically determining unit.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Video recording device and camera function control program

A video recording device includes: a first imaging unit (in camera) arranged on a same face as that of a display unit of a casing of the device; a second imaging unit (out camera) arranged on a face different from that of the display unit of the casing of the device; and an audio input unit that inputs a command voice giving an instruction for recording a video signal. A control unit sets a delay time until start of a recording process performed by the recording unit after input of the command voice to be different in accordance with the enabled imaging unit and sets a delay time of a case where the first imaging unit is enabled to be longer than a delay time of a case where the second imaging unit is enabled..
Hitachi Maxell, Ltd.

Method and system for configuring an imaging device for the reception of digital pulse recognition information

In one aspect, the present disclosure relates to a method for configuring one or more imaging sensors of an imaging device to capture digital images for digital pulse recognition demodulation. In some embodiments, the method includes initializing one or more imaging sensors of the imaging device, determining a subset of the one or more imaging sensors to configure, setting a configuration for each of the one or more imaging sensors of the subset by defining a region of interest as a metering area for each of the one or more imaging sensors of the subset and automatically adjusting a setting for each of the one or more imaging sensors of the subset, and adjusting input parameters of a demodulation function based on a device profile of the imaging device.
Abl Ip Holding Llc

Image processing method and imaging device

An image processing method for processing a first image captured by a camera is provided, in which the first image is retrieved; and an output image is output to an image output circuit after the first image is modified to the output image, wherein a result value of each pixel of the output image is zero or a value generated by subtracting the threshold value from the brightness value of each pixel of the first image.. .
Acer Incorporated

System and mobile device biometric add-on

A method of operating a device to obtain biometric information from a subject includes the step of orienting a device relative to a sub jest such that a first portion of the device faces the subject, wherein a second fig. 1a portion of the mobile device comprises a camera, the first and second portions being different sides of the device.
Princeton Identity, Inc.

Image processing sensor

The image processing sensor has a configuration in which a power supply board, an illumination substrate, a main substrate, an imaging substrate, and a display substrate are housed in an internal space of a casing. The casing includes a first casing member, a second casing member, and a coupling casing member.

Imaging device assembly

An imaging device assembly that includes a first imaging module frame, a second imaging module frame, and at least one first attachment member including a base positioned within an interior of the first imaging module frame and at least one protrusion extending from the base through a first wall portion of the first imaging module frame to be exposed external to the first imaging module frame, wherein the at least one protrusion is releasably connected to a top portion of the second imaging module frame.. .
Hewlett-packard Development Company, L.p.

Operation panel for imaging device and imaging device

The present disclosure discloses an operation panel for an imaging device and an imaging device thereof. The operation panel comprises: a panel body hinged to a connector through a pin shaft; a positioning system comprising a first ratchet wheel and a backstop, wherein the first ratchet wheel is sleeved on the pin shaft and coupled to the panel body, the backstop is arranged on the connector and configured to clamp the first ratchet wheel when the first ratchet wheel rotates reversely so as to position the first ratchet wheel, and the backstop is coupled to the connector and slides at least in a direction parallel to an axial direction of the pin shaft; and a driving system coupled to the backstop and configured to drive the backstop to slide at least in the direction parallel to the axial direction of the pin shaft..
Zhuhai Pantum Electronics Co., Ltd.

Solid-state imaging device

A solid-state imaging device includes: a first electrode formed above a semiconductor substrate; a photoelectric conversion film formed on the first electrode and for converting light into signal charges; a second electrode formed on the photoelectric conversion film; a charge accumulation region electrically connected to the first electrode and for accumulating the signal charges converted from the light by the photoelectric conversion film; a reset gate electrode for resetting the charge accumulation region; an amplification transistor for amplifying the signal charges accumulated in the charge accumulation region; and a contact plug in direct contact with the charge accumulation region, comprising a semiconductor material, and for electrically connecting to each other the first electrode and the charge accumulation region.. .
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co, Ltd.

Imaging device and manufacturing the same

A groove-type through hole passing through a silicon layer and a first interlayer insulating film is formed in a region around a chip formation region including a photodiode. In the groove-type through hole, a wall-like wall-type conductive pass-through portion corresponding to the groove-type through hole is formed.
Renesas Electronics Corporation

Solid-state imaging device

The second optical layer includes a compound (b) having at least one absorption maximum at the wavelength of from 755 to 1050 nm, an absorption maximum wavelength on a longest wavelength side of the compound (b) is larger than an absorption maximum wavelength on the longest wavelength side of the compound (a), and a difference between both is from 5 to 150 nm.. .

Imaging device

An imaging device includes a plurality of pixels two-dimensionally disposed. At least part of the plurality of pixels includes a first photoelectric conversion unit and a second photoelectric conversion unit provided in a semiconductor substrate and each including a first semiconductor region of a first conductivity type for accumulating a signal charge, a first isolation region provided in the semiconductor substrate between the first photoelectric conversion unit and the second photoelectric conversion unit and including a second semiconductor region forming a first potential barrier for the signal charge in the first semiconductor region, and a second isolation region provided in the semiconductor substrate between the first photoelectric conversion unit and the second photoelectric conversion units and including a trench isolation forming a second potential barrier higher than the first potential barrier for the signal charge in the first semiconductor region..
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Image acquisition semiconductor film for high-resolution mass spectrometric imaging system, preparation method, and application

An image acquisition semiconductor film for a high-resolution mass spectrometric imaging system, and a preparation method and an application. The image acquisition semiconductor film for the high-resolution mass spectrometric imaging system is prepared by using the following method: weighing semiconductor nanometer particles, putting the semiconductor nanometer particles into a muffle furnace for burning first, further grinding by using an agate mortar, and uniformly dispersing the semiconductor nanometer particles so as to obtain semiconductor nanometer powder; and finally, pressing the semiconductor nanometer powder in a compressor so as to obtain the semiconductor film.
Central China Normal University

Systems and methods for generating improved environmental displays for vehicles

An imaging system for a moving vehicle aggregates pre-existing data with sensor data to provide an image of the surrounding environment in real-time. The pre-existing data are combined with data from one or more 3-d sensors, and 2-d information from a camera, to create a scene model that is rendered for display.
Sierra Nevada Corporation

On-vehicle camera device

Provided is an on-vehicle camera device that swiftly and accurately detects, in every frame, data line signals of respective bits from imaging elements. This on-vehicle camera device includes a failure-diagnosis processing unit that diagnoses whether the data line signals of imaging element units, are in a fixed state.
Hitachi Automotive Systems, Ltd.

Wearable augmented reality devices with object detection and tracking

The technology disclosed can provide capabilities to view and/or interact with the real world to the user of a wearable (or portable) device using a sensor configured to capture motion and/or determining the path of an object based on imaging, acoustic or vibrational waves. Implementations can enable improved user experience, greater safety, greater functionality to users of virtual reality for machine control and/or machine communications applications using wearable (or portable) devices, e.g., head mounted devices (hmds), wearable goggles, watch computers, smartphones, and so forth, or mobile devices, e.g., autonomous and semi-autonomous robots, factory floor material handling systems, autonomous mass-transit vehicles, automobiles (human or machine driven), and so forth, equipped with suitable sensors and processors employing optical, audio or vibrational detection..
Leap Motion, Inc.

Digital camera with audio, visual and motion analysis

A digital camera with audio, visual and motion analysis includes a digital processor, an input processing system, and one or more imaging sensors, sound sensors, and motion sensors. In a non-limiting embodiment, the input processing system including non-transitory computer readable media including code segments, executable by the digital processor, for real-time audio, visual and motion analysis to develop a digital model of an ambient environment of the digital camera from data derived from the imaging sensor(s), sound sensor(s) and motion sensor(s)..
Acoustic Knowledge, Llc

Method for discrimination and identification of objects of a scene by 3-d imaging

A method for discriminating and identifying, by 3d imaging, an object in a complex scene comprises the following steps: generating a sequence of 2d mip images of the object, from a 3d voxel volume of the complex scene, this volume visualized by an operator by using an iterative process of mip type from a projection plane and an intensity threshold determined by the operator on each iteration, automatically extracting, from the sequence of images, coordinates of a reduced volume corresponding to the sequence of images, choosing one of the intensity thresholds used during the iterations, automatically extracting, from the 3d volume of the complex scene, from the coordinates and chosen intensity threshold, a reduced 3d volume containing the object, automatically generating, from the reduced volume, by intensity threshold optimization, an optimized intensity threshold and an optimized voxel volume, a color being associated with each intensity, identifying the object by visualization.. .
Sispia

Statistically weighted regularization in multi-contrast imaging

An image processing system (ips) and related method to transform different multi-modal or multi-contrast input images (u,v) into respective transformed images (u, v). The transformation may proceed iteratively to improve a regularized objective function.
Koninklijke Philips N.v.

Methods for analyzing absorbent articles

Methods of analyzing fit and appearance of an absorbent article. The method may include marking a panelist with markers and positioning the panelist in an orientation.
The Procter & Gamble Company

Methods for analyzing absorbent articles

A method of analyzing fit and appearance of absorbent articles. The method may include marking a panelist with markers and positioning the panelist in an orientation.
The Procter & Gamble Company

Method for measuring depth of field and image pickup device using same

A method for measuring a depth of field is provided. A single optical lens module is used to capture an image.
Primax Electronics Ltd.

Medical image reporting system and method

This invention relates generally to medical imaging and, in particular, to a method and system for automatic lymph node station mapping, automatic path or route report generation. A computer-based system for automatically locating the central chest lymph-node stations in a 3d mdct image is described.
The Penn State Research Foundation

Method and detection of foam in specimen containers

The present invention is directed to a method and apparatus for detecting foam in a specimen container. The method includes the following steps: transporting a specimen container into a locator well; centering the specimen container in the locator well; rotating the specimen container around a vertical axis in the locator well; imaging the specimen container during the rotation; analyzing an image of the specimen container captured during the rotation; and detecting foam in the specimen container based on the analysis of the image.
Biomerieux, Inc.

Recognition system, information processing apparatus, and information processing method

In one embodiment, a recognition system has an imaging device, a storage device, and a first processor. The first processor extracts a feature amount of an article contained in image data outputted by the imaging device.
Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

Single-pass imaging and optical mark recognition scanning

Performing optical mark recognition (omr) scanning includes receiving a substrate to be scanned, the substrate having one or more colors visible to a human eye and bearing user-made marks; moving the substrate and a light sensor relative to each other such that the substrate moves past the light sensor a single time; during the relative movement of the substrate, scanning the substrate using multiple colors of light to simultaneously generate both (a) image data representing a visual appearance of the substrate, and (b) omr data corresponding to respective locations of the user-made marks on the substrate.. .
Scantron Corporation

Apparatus and visualizing tissue macro- and microstructure for pathology evaluation in magnetic resonance imaging

A method improves a detection of a brain tissue pathology in magnetic resonance (mr) images of a patient. The method includes acquiring multiple mr imaging data for creating four different contrast maps of a patient brain.
Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois

Method and device for displaying predicted volume of influence

This document discusses, among other things, brain stimulation models, systems, devices, and methods, such as for deep brain stimulation (dbs) or other electrical stimulation. In an example, volumetric imaging data representing an anatomical volume of a brain of a patient can be obtained and transformed to brain atlas data.
The Cleveland Clinic Foundation

Imaging carrying out a medical examination

A method and a system are disclosed for carrying out an imaging medical examination. In an embodiment, the method includes: creation of a decision tree on the basis of training data sets, each including data on patient properties and an assigned scan protocol; selection of a scan protocol based on the decision tree created and a patient data set including data on the patient properties of the patient to be examined; and creation of an image via an imaging device based on the selected scan protocol..
Siemens Healthcare Gmbh

Method and system for organizing digital files

A device for organizing digital files is provided, wherein tagging data is applied to a sequence of image files previously captured by and received from an imaging device. A tagging image having tagging data therein is preferably provided before or after the sequence, or both.

Physical unclonable functions having magnetic particles

A physical unclonable function (puf) apparatus having magnetic particles is disclosed. The magnetic field data and the image view of the magnetic particles in the puf apparatus are difficult to counterfeit.

Method and system for binding user account to imaging device by mobile terminal

The present disclosure discloses a method and a system for binding user account to imaging device by mobile terminal. The method comprises: scanning a two-dimensional code, by a mobile terminal; decoding the two-dimensional code, by the mobile terminal, to acquire decoded information comprising imaging device information; sending a user account to a server, by the mobile terminal; binding, by the server, an imaging device corresponding to the imaging device information to the user account, according to the user account received from the mobile terminal and the imaging device information acquired by the mobile terminal using the two-dimensional code; and executing, by the mobile terminal, a printing task using the imaging device bound to the user account..
Zhuhai Pantum Electronics Co., Ltd.

Gaze detection device

A gaze detection system capable of confirming whether or not a user is viewing a marker at the time of calibration is provided. The gaze detection system comprises a head mounted display that is worn and used by a user, and a gaze detection device that detects gaze of the user, wherein the head mounted display includes a display unit that displays an image, an imaging unit that images eyes of the user, and an image output unit that outputs an image including the eyes of the user captured by the imaging unit to the gaze detection device, and the gaze detection device includes a marker image output unit that outputs a marker image to be displayed on the display unit, and a combined image creation unit that creates a combined image obtained by superimposing the marker image output by the marker image output unit and an image including the eyes of the user gazing at the marker image captured by the imaging unit..
Fove, Inc.

Biased lubricant applicator brush in imaging device

In an imaging device having a photoconductive drum and a lubricant applicator brush, methods and apparatus teach application of the lubricant to the drum at a transfer nip and removing undeveloped toner particles. A first voltage is applied to the drum while the brush receives a voltage that switches more positive and more negative than the first voltage.
Lexmark International, Inc.

Imaging display system and imaging display method

According to one embodiment, an imaging display system includes an imaging device and a display device, which operate synchronously with each other. The imaging display system includes a control device.
Japan Display Inc.

Imaging apparatus, flicker detection method, and flicker detection program

Provided are an imaging apparatus, a flicker detection method, and a flicker detection program that can accurately detect a flicker even in a case in which an image of a bright object is captured. A digital camera directs a mos imaging element 5 to perform a plurality of imaging operations at an arbitrary frame rate and compares captured image signals which are read from the imaging element 5 for frame periods f1 and f2 based on the frame rate to detect whether a flicker has occurred.
Fujifilm Corporation

Tunable spectral slicer and methods of use

Systems and methods for filtering an optical beam are described. In one implementation, a system for filtering an input optical beam includes a first beamsplitter, a first spectral slicing module, a second spectral slicing module, and a second beamsplitter.
Verily Life Sciences Llc

Dynamic image processing device for head mounted display, dynamic image processing head mounted display and head mounted display system

This dynamic image processing device (20) for a head mounted display includes an attitude detection means (30) capable of detecting the attitude of an imaging device affixed to the head of a user, a first image deviation amount calculation means (41) that calculates a first image deviation amount (g1) in the yawing and pitching directions of the imaging device based on the detection result of the attitude detection means, a second image deviation amount calculation means (42) that calculates a second image deviation amount (g2) between a past image (52) and a current frame image (51) based on the first image deviation amount, the current frame image captured by the imaging device, and the past image, and an image synthesis means (43) that corrects the past image based on the second image deviation amount and synthesizes the past image and the current frame image.. .
Shimadzu Corporation

Display device which can be placed on the head of a user

There is provided a display device with a holder that can be fitted on the head of a user and a first imaging optical system secured to the holder, which is formed to image an image generated in an image plane as a virtual image in such a way that, when the holder is fitted on his head, the user can perceive it with a first eye, wherein the first imaging optical system includes, as imaging element, precisely one first lens with a first and a second boundary surface, wherein the two boundary surfaces are each aspherically curved.. .
Carl Zeiss Ag

Medical imaging system, illumination device, and method

According to some aspects, a medical imaging system is provided. The medical imaging system includes an illumination device and a medical imaging device.
Sony Corporation

Microscopy system with auto-focus adjustment by low-coherence interferometry

Disclosed are several technical approaches of using low coherence interferometry techniques to create an autofocus apparatus for optical microscopy. These approaches allow automatic focusing on thin structures that are positioned closely to reflective surfaces and behind refractive material like a cover slip, and automated adjustment of focus position into the sample region without disturbance from reflection off adjacent surfaces.
Thorlabs, Inc.

Spatial light modulator based hyperspectral confocal microscopes and methods of use

Systems and methods for confocal imaging are described. In one implementation, a confocal imaging system may include a light source configured to emit excitation light having one or more wavelengths, a sample holder configured to hold a sample, a two-dimensional (2-d) imaging device, a first set of optical elements, and a second set of optical elements.
Verily Life Sciences Llc

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Imaging optical system, projection-type display apparatus, and imaging apparatus

An imaging optical system consists of a first optical system and a negative second optical system in order from a magnified side. The second optical system forms an intermediate image, and the first optical system forms the intermediate image on a magnified-side conjugate plane.
Fujifilm Corporation

Imaging optical system, projection-type display apparatus, and imaging apparatus

In the imaging optical system that consists of a first optical system and a second optical system in order from a magnified side, and has an intermediate image formed between the first optical system and the second optical system, a focus group moving during focusing is included between a most magnified side of the first optical system and a position at which a principal ray of light having a maximum angle of view and an optical axis of the first optical system intersect each other, and a predetermined conditional expression relating to the focus group is satisfied.. .
Fujifilm Corporation

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An imaging optical system that conjugates a reduced-side conjugate point, a magnified-side conjugate point, and a position of an internal intermediate image with each other includes, continuously in order from a most magnified side, a negative lens group and a positive lens. The negative lens group consists of three or more negative lenses.
Fujifilm Corporation

Optical imaging lens assembly

This disclosure discloses an optical imaging lens assembly, sequentially arranged from an object side to an image side along an optical axis, comprising: the first lens element with positive refractive power, the second lens element with negative refractive power having a convex object-side surface and a concave image-side surface, the third lens element with positive refractive power, the fourth lens element with negative refractive power having a concave object-side surface and a convex image-side surface, the fifth lens element with refractive power having a concave image-side surface, and both object-side surface and image-side surface being aspheric, wherein a stop and an image sensor disposed on an image plane are also provided. By such arrangements, the image pickup optical system satisfies conditions related to shorten the total length and to reduce the sensitivity for use in compact cameras and mobile phones with camera functionalities..
Largan Precision Co.,ltd.

Suspended actuator

An imaging apparatus comprises two actuators, such as an autofocus actuator and optical image stabilizer. The actuators are nested, wherein the outer actuator is suspended from the device body and the inner actuator is suspended from the outer actuator.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Lens control apparatus and control method thereof

In an imaging apparatus, a control unit controls driving of a lens based on a correction amount calculated from a temperature change acquired by a temperature detection unit and a correction coefficient of the lens.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Optical filter and imaging device

There is provided an optical filter whose transmitting characteristics for visible light are favorably maintained and at the same time, whose blocking characteristics for near-infrared light, in particular, with a large incident angle deteriorates less. The optical filter includes an absorption layer and a reflection layer, and satisfies the requirements: in a spectral transmittance curve for a 0° incident angle, an average transmittance for 430 to 620 nm wavelength light is 65% or more, and a wavelength exhibiting a 50% transmittance is in a 600 to 700 nm wavelength; in a 615 to 725 nm wavelength, an average value of absolute values of differences in transmittance between the spectral transmittance curve for the 0° incident angle and 30° incident angle is 8%/nm or less; and in a spectral transmittance curve for a 60° incident angle, the maximum transmittance for 730 to 1000 nm wavelength light is 15% or less..
Asahi Glass Company, Limited

Radiation imaging apparatus

A radiation imaging apparatus, comprising a sensor array and a controller, wherein the controller shifts to a non-capturing mode upon receiving an instruction representing a suspension of radiographic imaging, and shifts to a capturing mode upon receiving an instruction representing a start of radiographic imaging, and the controller performs, in the capturing mode, one of movie capturing and continuous capturing in which an operation of driving the sensor array in response to one radiation irradiation for the sensor array and acquiring image data of one frame from the sensor array is repetitively executed, and, in the non-capturing mode, drives the sensor array to suppress lowering of a temperature of the sensor array in the non-capturing mode from the temperature of the sensor array in the capturing mode.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Bismuth-charged structured solid organic scintillator

A scintillator for imaging using x-rays or gamma rays or charged particles, includes a network of glass capillaries with an inner diameter no greater than 500 micrometres. The capillaries are filled with a polymer material made up of at least (i) a monomer selected from the group comprising vinyltoluene, styrene and vinylxylene and the isomers thereof, (ii) a cross-linking agent made up of a divinylbenzene or a dimethacrylate having a central chain which includes 1 to 12 carbon atoms, and (iii) triphenylbismuth.
Commissariat A L'energie Atomique Et Aux Energies Alternatives

Methods and systems for phased array returning wave front segmentation

Methods and systems for storing and processing a plurality of fractions of imaging data thereby minimizing the amount of cache memory necessary while controlling data loss and the resulting image quality.. .
Yor Labs

Low cost multi-modal sensor fusion with single look ghost-free 3d target association from geographically diverse sensors

A system performs operations including receiving pairs of sensor signals indicative of imaging of an environment, each pair of sensor signals including (i) a first sensor signal received from a first sensor and including first spatial coordinates and a first signal characteristic and (ii) a second sensor signal including second spatial coordinates and a second signal characteristic. The operations include identifying valid pairs of sensor signals, including determining that an address including the first coordinates of the first sensor signal of a given pair and the second coordinates of the second sensor signal of the given pair corresponds to an admissible address in a set of admissible addresses stored in a data storage.
Rfnav, Inc

Method for imaging of nonlinear interaction scattering

1st and 2nd pulsed waves (103, 104) with 1st and 2nd center frequencies are transmitted along 1st and 2nd transmit beams so that the 1st and 2nd pulsed waves overlap at least in an overlap region (z) to produce nonlinear interaction scattering sources in said region. The scattered signal components from at least the nonlinear interaction scattering sources are picked up by a receiver (102) and processed to suppress other components than said nonlinear interaction scattered signal components, to provide nonlinear interaction measurement or image signals.
Surf Technology As

Ultrasonic imaging probe including composite aperture receiving array

A system and method from improving the image quality achievable with an ultrasound transducer by using a composite aperture for receiving ultrasound echoes. By using two receive cycles per vector, twice as many transducers may be used for receiving ultrasound imaging data than there are physical channels available in the ultrasound probe.
Interson Corporation

Reduced field-of-view perfusion imaging with high spatiotemporal resolution

Some aspects of the present disclosure relate a method for magnetic resonance imaging, which can include acquiring, by applying an imaging pulse sequence, magnetic resonance data associated with a region of interest of a subject. The imaging pulse sequence can include a plurality of rf pulses configured to generate a desired image contrast, and an outer-volume suppression (ovs) module to attenuate the signal outside the region of interest.
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Inc.

System and locally correlated spectroscopy for assessing medical discorders

Systems and methods for analyzing metabolite concentration in a subject using a medical imaging system are provided. The method includes, using a nuclear magnetic resonance (nmr] system, acquiring data from a subject during multiple acquisitions using different echo times for the multiple acquisitions to create a chemical shift domain.
Boston Children's Hospital

Magnetic resonance imaging apparatus and manufacturing method thereof

The mri apparatus includes a main magnet forming a static magnetic field in a bore, and a gradient coil assembly which forms a magnetic field gradient in the static magnetic field and includes a plurality of shim trays arranged therein at a predefined interval and at least one first shim token provided between the shim trays.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

System and supplying electrical power to a gradient amplifier

A method for supplying electrical power to a gradient amplifier that drives a gradient coil for a magnetic resonance imaging system is provided. The method includes predicting a gradient voltage required to drive the gradient coil for a scan based at least in part on a gradient coil model.
General Electric Company

Systems and methods for common mode traps in mri systems

Various methods and systems are provided for a common mode trap for a magnetic resonance imaging (mri) apparatus. In one embodiment, a common mode trap comprises: a first conductor and a second conductor counterwound around a length of a central conductor, the first and the second conductors radially spaced a distance from the central conductor, the first and second conductors fixed to a first side of the central conductor; and a third conductor and a fourth conductor counterwound around the length of the central conductor, the third and fourth conductors are radially spaced the distance from the central conductor, the third and fourth conductors fixed to a second side of the central conductor opposite the first side.
General Electric Company

Systems and methods for common mode traps in mri systems

Various methods and systems are provided for a common mode trap for a magnetic resonance imaging (mri) apparatus. In one embodiment, a common mode trap for an mri apparatus comprises: a first conductor and a second conductor counterwound around a length of a central conductor, wherein the first and the second conductors are radially spaced a first distance from the central conductor at first and second ends of the length, and wherein the first and the second conductors are radially spaced a second distance larger than the first distance from the central conductor at a midpoint of the length.
General Electric Company

Magnetic resonance imaging apparatus

A magnetic resonance imaging apparatus according to an embodiment includes processing circuitry and a display. The processing circuitry acquires information of an rf (radio frequency) coil.
Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

Novel anti-cd38 antibodies for the treatment of cancer

Antibodies, humanized antibodies, resurfaced antibodies, antibody fragments, derivatized antibodies, and conjugates of same with cytotoxic agents, which specifically bind to cd38, are capable of killing cd3830 cells by apoptosis, antibody-dependent cell-mediated cytotoxicity (adcc), and/or complement-dependent cytotoxicity (cdc). Said antibodies and fragments thereof may be used in the treatment of tumors that express cd38 protein, such as multiple myeloma, chronic lymphocytic leukemia, chronic rnyelogenous leukemia, acute myelogenous leukemia, or acute lymphocytic leukemia, or the treatment of autoimmune and inflammatory diseases such as systemic lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, erythematosus, and asthma.
Sanofi

Talbot imaging apparatus

A talbot imaging apparatus includes a radiation source, a plurality of gratings, a capturing control unit, a radiation detector, a setting unit and an irradiation control unit. The radiation source irradiates radiation.
Konica Minolta, Inc.

A generating a fingerprint for a gemstone using x-ray imaging

The present invention provides a method of generating a fingerprint for a gemstone (5), for example a diamond, using x-ray imaging. The fingerprint comprises a three-dimensional map of a crystal or crystals present within the gemstone (5) including internal imperfections of the crystals and may also comprise further information about the gemstone (5).
Serjeants Llp

Radiation phase-contrast imaging device

Provided is a radiation phase-contrast imaging device capable of assuredly detecting a self-image and precisely imaging the internal structure of an object. According to the configuration of the present invention, the longitudinal direction of a detection surface of a flat panel detector is inclined with respect to the extending direction of an absorber in a phase grating.
Shimadzu Corporation

Systems and methods for 4-d hyperspectral imaging

Systems and methods for hyperspectral imaging are described. In one implementation, a hyperspectral imaging system includes a sample holder configured to hold a sample, an illumination system, and a detection system.
Verily Life Sciences Llc

Imaging system with oblique illumination

The present disclosure provides an imaging system, including methods and apparatus, with oblique illumination. In an exemplary method of imaging, a sample may be illuminated obliquely with excitation light generated by only a subset of a plurality of light sources mounted to an annular frame.
Molecular Devices, Llc

Fluorescent image analyzer, analyzing method, and pretreatment evaluation method

A fluorescence image analyzer, analyzing method, and pretreatment evaluation method capable of determining with high accuracy whether a sample is positive or negative are provided. A pretreatment part 20 performs pretreatment including a step of labeling a target site with a fluorescent dye to prepare a sample 20a.
Sysmex Corporation

Particle emission tomography

The present invention provides autoradiography methods and systems for imaging via the detection of alpha particles, beta particles, or other charged particles. Embodiments of the methods and systems provide high-resolution 3d imaging of the distribution of a radioactive probe, such as a radiopharmaceutical, on a tissue sample.
Invicro, Llc

Passive detectors for imaging systems

Passive detector structures for imaging systems are provided which implement unpowered, passive front-end detector structures with direct-to-digital measurement data output for detecting incident photonic radiation in various portions (e.g., thermal (ir), near ir, uv and visible light) of the electromagnetic spectrum.. .
Digital Direct Ir Inc.

Arrangement for, and , determining a distance to a target to be read by image capture over a range of working distances

A distance to a target to be read by image capture over a range of working distances is determined by directing an aiming light spot along an aiming axis to the target, and by capturing a first image of the target containing the aiming light spot, and by capturing a second image of the target without the aiming light spot. Each image is captured in a frame over a field of view having an imaging axis offset from the aiming axis.
Symbol Technologies, Llc

Method of detecting invasive fungi according to morphology thereof based on contrast staining, and kit for same

A method of detecting invasive fungi according to morphology thereof based on contrast staining, including: sterilizing and storing the necessary equipment aseptically; drawing 1 ml of venous blood from a tested subject's elbow vein; dripping one drop of the venous blood, prior to coagulation, into an ampoule containing 0.8 ml of a detection reagent under an aseptic environment; gently shaking the ampoule until the drop of venous blood is evenly distributed; leaving the ampoule to stand for 20 minutes to form a stained solution; sterilizing or disinfecting a microscope slide and a cover slip; dripping one drop of the stained solution on the microscope slide prepared under aseptic condition; observing the sample sequentially with 4×, 10× and 40× objective lenses and a 100× oil-immersion lens; magnifying with a 5 million pixel eyepiece; displaying an image of the sample on computer screen using a high-resolution imaging software for observation and record.. .

Methods and assays of bacterial spores

Described herein are methods and apparatus for assays of bacterial spores. In particular, methods and apparatus for lateral flow immunoassay for bacterial spore detection and quantification, live/dead assay for bacterial spores, lifetime-gated measurements of bacterial spores and imaging bacterial spores using an active pixel sensor, and unattended monitoring of bacterial spores in the air are described..
California Institute Of Technology

Near-infrared absorption composition, cured film, near-infrared cut filter, solid-state imaging device, infrared sensor, and compound

To provide a near-infrared absorption composition which contains a squarylium compound having excellent solvent solubility, a cured film which uses the near-infrared absorption composition, a near-infrared cut filter, a solid-state imaging device, an infrared sensor, and a compound. A near-infrared absorption composition includes a compound represented by the following formula (1) and a resin.
Fujifilm Corporation

Lanthanide toolbox for organelle specific molecular imaging

The present invention relates to a water-soluble, simple, stable tris(n-(tert-butyl)acetamide) cyclen-based europium complex hgeu001 which exhibits the specific subcellular localization in the primary cilium with a quantum yield as high as 10% in water and a lifetime of 0.56 ms lifetime. In particular, the present invention provides simplicity of the design and synthesis of a complex.
Hong Kong Baptist University

Small-molecule hsp90 inhibitors

Hsp90 inhibitors havin are rovided havin the formula: (i) with a 2′,4′,5′-substitution pattern on the right-side aryl moiety. X1 represents two substituents, which may be the same or different, disposed in the 4′ and 5′ positions on the aryl group, wherein x1 is selected from halogen, alkyl, alkoxy, halogenated alkoxy, hydroxyalkyl, pyrollyl, optionally substituted aryloxy, alkylamino, dialkylamino, carbamyl, amido, alkylamido dialkylamido, acylamino, alkylsulfonylamido, trihalomethoxy, trihalocarbon, thioalkyl, so2alkyl, coo alkyl, kh2, oh, cn, so2x5, no2, no, c═sr2 nso2x5, c═or2, where x5 is f, nh2, alkyl or h, and r2 is alkyl, nh2, nh-alkyl or o-alkyl, c1 to c6 alkyl or alkoxy; or wherein x1 has the formula —o—(ch2)n—o—, wherein n is an integer from o to 2, preferably 1 or 2, and one of the oxygens is bonded at the 5′-position and the other at the 4′-position of the aryl ring.
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Parallel calculation of satellite access windows and native program implementation framework

Systems and methods are provided for calculating satellite access windows for a constellation of imaging satellites. In some implementations, systems and methods are provided for managing execution of native programs on high performance computing systems..
Planet Labs Tb, Inc.

Imaging device

In an imaging device, a stay is supported at a side door of a vehicle, and a camera module is attached to a camera cover. The stay and the camera cover are integrally molded together.
Kabushiki Kaisha Tokai-rika-denk-seisakusho

Systems and methods for towing vehicle and trailer with surround view imaging devices

Systems and method are provided for a towing vehicle towing a trailer having at least one imaging device. A method includes: receiving, from a first imaging device coupled to the trailer, a first image stream having a plurality of first images; receiving, from a second imaging device coupled to the vehicle, a second image stream having a plurality of second images; determining, at least one common feature between a first image of the first images and a second image of the second images; determining a first distance from the first imaging device to the at least one common feature and a second distance from the second imaging device to the at least one common feature; and determining, a position of the first imaging device relative to the vehicle based on the first distance, the second distance and a known position and pose of the second imaging device..
Gm Global Technology Operations Llc

Imaging plate multi-layer blanket

An apparatus and method of manufacturing a multiplayer image blanket with a platinum catalyzed fluorosilicone topcoat for a variable data lithography printing system. The blanket consists of multiple layers that may be: (a) a commercial carcass having a sulphur free rubber outer layer, a suitable primer layer for improving the inter-layer adhesion, and the platinum catalyzed fluorosilicone topcoat; or (b) seamless polyimide substrate coated with a platinum cured silicone, a primer layer, and the fluorosilicone topcoat..
Xerox Corporation

Light control panel and optical imaging device

The present invention provides a light control panel, including a plurality of band-shaped planar light-reflecting portions in each of which layers of a cured product of an allyl ester resin composition, which cured product is excellent in optical characteristics, surface hardness and strength, and metal film layers are alternately laminated in a plane direction (direction vertical to a thickness). The allyl ester resin composition preferably contains an allyl ester oligomer having a group represented by the formula (2) as a terminal group, and having a structure represented by the formula (3) as a structural unit (the symbols in formulae (2) and (3) have the same meanings as those described in the description)..
Showa Denko K.k.

Verification of tow placement by a robot

Systems and methods are provided for verifying the placement of tows by a robot. One embodiment includes a robot that includes an end effector that lays up tows, actuators that reposition the end effector, a memory storing a numerical control (nc) program, and a robot controller that directs the actuators to reposition the end effector based on the nc program, and instructs the end effector to lay up tows based on the nc program.
The Boeing Company

Systems and methods for interleaving material in printed rolled substrate materials to prevent offset

A system and method are provided for implementing a process by which printed rolls of substrate material web have additional material layers interleaved between the rolled material web layers to substantially eliminate back transfer or roll offset of printed images on the back sides of the rolled material substrates. In a process for pre-printing thermoforming grade plastic materials to produce rolls of substrate material for use in a thermoforming process, ink compositions, particularly adapted for the thermoforming process, are deposited on substantially continuous webs of substrate material.
Xerox Corporation

Robot, robot system, control device, and control method

A robot includes: a hand; and a control unit that operates the hand, in which the control unit generates three-dimensional point group information for a partial image forming a captured image obtained by an imaging unit, and causes the hand to hold an object included in the partial image.. .
Seiko Epson Corporation





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