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 Photographing device for vehicle patent thumbnailPhotographing device for vehicle
A photographing device for a vehicle includes: an imaging element configured to receive a photographing beam passing through a beam transmission section of a window section; a heater constituted by a heating wire; a section to be heated to which the heater is fixed, the section to be heated being opposite to an inner side surface of the beam transmission section; a switch element configured to switch electrical connection state to the heater; and a current limiting element disposed at the section to be heated and being configured such that current flowing through the heater becomes zero or is reduced when the electric circuit is short-circuited such that power is supplied to the heater while bypassing the switch element and a temperature of the current limiting element become equal to or higher than a predetermined value.. .
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha


 Binocular image alignment for near-eye display patent thumbnailBinocular image alignment for near-eye display
A near-eye display device comprises a left-eye optical system and a right-eye optical system. Each of the left-eye optical system and the right-eye optical system comprises a holographic optical component positioned in a field of view of a user eye, an image source configured to emit imaging light, and an alignment optical component, wherein projection beam path between the image source and the light-deflecting optical component and an alignment beam path between the alignment optical component and the light-deflecting component share a common optical path..
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc


 Head-mounted display device and computer program patent thumbnailHead-mounted display device and computer program
A head-mounted display device includes a deriving section that derives an object distance of a real object included in an outside scene to be imaged and a relative pose of the real object with respect to an imaging section, a parameter selection section that selects one parameter group among a plurality of parameter groups for displaying an ar image associated with the real object on an image display section in accordance with the object distance; and a display image setting section that sets a display image in which a pose of the ar image and a pose of the real object are associated with each other, on the basis of the object distance, the relative pose of the real object, and the selected one parameter group, and displays the display image on the image display section.. .
Seiko Epson Corporation


 Data processing apparatus, imaging apparatus and data processing method patent thumbnailData processing apparatus, imaging apparatus and data processing method
Provided is a data processing apparatus for calculating confidence coefficient data to indicate a confidence of pixel values of a second image data. The apparatus acquires similarity between a pixel value of a first pixel of the first image data corresponding to a target pixel of the confidence coefficient data, and each pixel value of a plurality of second pixels around the first pixel.
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha


 Compensating 3d stereoscopic imagery patent thumbnailCompensating 3d stereoscopic imagery
The disclosure features three-dimensional stereoscopic imaging systems and methods that include two image capture devices configured to obtain images of a scene, at least one display screen, and an electronic processor configured to: receive one or more images of the scene from the capture devices, where each of the one or more images includes a lateral dimension and a height; warp the one or more images along their respective lateral dimensions to at least partially correct for disparity distortions associated with displaying the one or more images on the at least one display screen; correct the one or more images by scaling the respective heights of the images along the lateral dimensions of the images so that the height of each image is the same along the images lateral dimension; and display the warped and corrected one or more images on the at least one display screen.. .
Schepens Eye Research Institute


 Projection apparatus, projector, and projector controlling method patent thumbnailProjection apparatus, projector, and projector controlling method
A projection system including a first projector and a second projector project images side by side, wherein the first projector includes a first projection section that projects a first image and a first control section that causes the first projection section to project an identification image containing identification information, and the second projector includes a second projection section that projects a second image, an imaging section that captures an image of a range including the projection range of the second projection section to produce a captured image, and a second control section that causes the imaging section to capture an image of the identification image projected by the first projector, acquires the identification information on the first projector based on the captured identification image, and determines the position of the first image relative to the second image based on the position of the identification image in the captured image.. .
Seiko Epson Corporation


 Imaging device, imaging method, and imaging program patent thumbnailImaging device, imaging method, and imaging program
A discrete-type imaging device includes a camera head and a camera control unit, and video shot by the camera head is transmitted to the camera control unit via a plurality of transmission lines. A temperature sensor measures a temperature of the camera head.
Jvc Kenwood Corporation


 Image sensor, output method, phase focusing method, imaging device, and terminal patent thumbnailImage sensor, output method, phase focusing method, imaging device, and terminal
The present disclosure discloses a pixel information output method of an image sensor. The image sensor includes a photosensitive unit array including a plurality of photosensitive units, a filter cell array including a plurality of filter cells, and a micro-lens array including a plurality of micro-lenses.
Guangdong Oppo Mobile Telecommunications Corp., Ltd.


 Multi-spectral imaging with diffractive optics patent thumbnailMulti-spectral imaging with diffractive optics
A multi-spectral imaging (msi) device can include an imaging plane and a diffractive optic. The imaging plane can include at least two groups of pixels an array of pixels for sensing at least two spectral bands.
University Of Utah Research Foundation


 Image processing device, imaging device, and imaging method patent thumbnailImage processing device, imaging device, and imaging method
An image signal corresponding to infrared light is separated from an image signal corresponding to visible light, the visible light including an infrared light signal, even when imaging is performed while performing the infrared light irradiation. An exposure control unit alternately repeats a first frame in which an exposure time is set to a predetermined first exposure time and a second frame in which the exposure time is set to a second exposure time longer than the first exposure time.
Sony Semiconductor Solutions Corporation


Imaging device and operating method thereof

An electronic device and a method thereof are provided for processing stored images to reconstruct a high-resolution image. The electronic device includes an image sensor configured to acquire an image through a plurality of pixels including a first pixel set and a second pixel set; and a processor configured to acquire at least one first image through the first pixel set; acquire at least one second image through the second pixel set; and generate at least one third image according to a selected mode for generating the at least one third image, by using the at least one first image and the at least one second image..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Image stabilization apparatus, controlling the same, and storage medium

An image stabilization apparatus includes: a driving control unit that drives an image stabilization unit to optically correct image blur of an object image caused by a shake of an apparatus, the image stabilization unit moving the object image on a screen of an image sensor; and a focus control unit that performs control to drive a focusing lens in coordination with an operation of the image stabilization unit, the focusing lens being used to perform focus adjustment in an imaging optical system.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Focusing method

A method and system are provided for focusing an imaging device on a liquid sample flowing through a field of view of the imaging device. Objects are segmented in the captured frames and used to account for the fact that the sample is flowing.
Biosurfit S.a.

Imaging device, imaging system, and imaging method

An imaging device comprising: an imaging sensor; a processor including a magnification processing section which magnifies a part of an image captured by the imaging sensor to generate a magnified image, a display device to display an image, and a transmission circuit to transmit an image to an external device, wherein the display device displays the magnified image generated by the magnification processing section of the processor, and wherein the transmission circuit transmits a non-magnified image not subjected to magnification processing by the magnification processing section of the processor.. .
Olympus Corporation

Imaging device, manufacturing device, and manufacturing method

The present technology relates to an imaging device, a manufacturing device, and a manufacturing method capable of preventing a substance such as hydrogen from entering and preventing change in performance. The imaging device includes an organic photoelectric conversion film, an upper electrode provided in an upper portion of the organic photoelectric conversion film, a lower electrode provided in a lower portion of the organic photoelectric conversion film, and a metal thin film provided between the organic photoelectric conversion film and the upper electrode or between the organic photoelectric conversion film and the lower electrode.
Sony Semiconductor Solutions Corporation

Photoelectric conversion device, manufacturing photoelectric conversion device, and imaging system

Provided is a photoelectric conversion device including: a semiconductor substrate having a photoelectric conversion unit; a first conductive layer formed over the semiconductor substrate; a first diffusion prevention layer formed over the first conductive layer; and a light guide that guides an incident light into the photoelectric conversion unit, in which the first diffusion prevention layer contains hydrogen atoms and carbon atoms, and a composition ratio of the hydrogen atoms is greater than or equal to 46 at % and less than or equal to 50 at %.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Solid-state imaging device

A solid-state imaging device includes a first semiconductor substrate in which first photoelectric conversion layers photoelectrically converting incident light in a first wavelength band are formed, a second semiconductor substrate in which second photoelectric conversion layers photoelectrically converting incident light are formed, a conductive layer disposed between the first semiconductor substrate and the second semiconductor substrate and having conductivity, an insulation film disposed between the second semiconductor substrate and the conductive layer and having an insulation property, in which light passing through the first photoelectric conversion layer, the conductive layer, and the insulation film is incident on the second semiconductor substrate, a predetermined voltage is applied to the conductive layer, and a wavelength of light in a second wavelength band photoelectrically converted by the second photoelectric conversion layer when the predetermined voltage is applied to the conductive layer is longer than when the predetermined voltage is not applied.. .
Olympus Corporation

Imaging device

An image sensor having a pixel part generating a signal in accordance with a light, a signal processing part performing signal processing on the signal read from the pixel part, and a power supply part connected to the signal processing part via a first wiring, and supplying a power supply to the signal processing part, and a storage package storing the image sensor, and having a second wiring configuring a parallel circuit by being connected to the first wiring. Accordingly, it is possible to solve a problem such that a wiring resistance is increased when a power supply circuit is configured inside of a solid state image sensor..
Nikon Corporation

Method of processing bonded wafer

A wafer is bonded to a support plate by cutting off, with a cutting blade, an annular portion of the bonded wafer which extends from the outer peripheral edge of the bonded wafer to a position that is spaced radially inwardly toward the center of the bonded wafer by a predetermined distance. Bonding is done by a method that includes a captured image forming step of irradiating the outer peripheral edge of the bonded wafer with light emitted from an irradiating unit and passing through a through hole, and imaging the outer peripheral edge of the bonded wafer with an imaging camera disposed in facing relation to the irradiating unit with the bonded wafer interposed therebetween, thereby to capture an image, and an outer peripheral edge position detecting step of detecting an outer peripheral edge position of the bonded wafer on the basis of the captured image..
Disco Corporation

Paper sheet insertion apparatus

A paper sheet insertion apparatus (for example, depositing and dispensing unit 20) includes an imaging unit (for example, camera 60) that takes an image of an interior of the paper sheet handling machine 10 to obtain image data and a control unit (for example, depositing and dispensing unit control unit 72) that is provided inside the machine body of the paper sheet handling machine 10 and outputs information on foreign material other than the paper sheet and information on a constituent member of the paper sheet insertion apparatus, based on the image data obtained by the imaging unit.. .
Glory Ltd.

Method and depiction of medical image data

In a method and medical imaging apparatus for depiction of medical imaging data, medical imaging data of the examination object are acquired over a period of time, and an artifact parameter is established, which characterizes artifacts that occur as a result of breathing of the examination object during the period of time. The medical imaging data are displayed on a display screen together with a depiction of the artifact parameter..
Siemens Healthcare Gmbh

Dose efficient x-ray detector and method

An apparatus for use in medical imaging, includes: an imager configured to receive radiation, and to generate electrical signals in response to the received radiation, wherein the imager comprises imaging elements; and a processing unit configured to generate a video, wherein the video comprises a first image having a first image resolution and a second image having a second image resolution that is different from the first image, the first image and the second image generated using the imager.. .
Varex Imaging Corporation

Remote determination of quantity stored in containers in geographical region

Disclosed is a method and system for processing images from an aerial imaging device. An image of an object of interest is received from the aerial imaging device.
Orbital Insight, Inc.

Lifeguard positioning system

A device and method of determining proper positioning of lifeguard stations at a swimming pool to minimize the risk of bather drowning. The method includes: positioning submersible devices or other objects at the bottom of a swimming pool according to an established grid or pattern; imaging the devices from different locations and different heights at the same locations; analyzing the images to determine the position and height of the locations which provide the best sightlines of the swimming pool from the surface of the water to the bottom of the pool shell; and positioning the lifeguard stations at the position and height of the locations determined by analyzing the images..
Robson Forensic, Inc.

Radiographic imaging apparatus and control method thereof

A radiographic imaging control method includes combining a plurality of images by applying a first weight to the plurality of images, displaying a composite image, acquired by combining the plurality of images, newly receiving a second weight with respect to the composite image, recombining the plurality of images based on the received second weight, and displaying a recombined image, acquired by recombining the plurality of images.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Restoration filter generation device and method, image processing device and method, imaging device, and non-transitory computer-readable medium

A restoration filter generation device which generates a restoration filter for performing a restoration process on luminance system image data, the restoration process being based on a point-image distribution in an optical system, the luminance system image data being image data relevant to luminance and being generated based on image data for each color of multiple colors, the restoration filter generation device including an mtf acquisition device which acquires a modulation transfer function mtf for the optical system; and a restoration filter generation device which generates the restoration filter based on the modulation transfer function mtf, the restoration filter suppressing an mtf value of image data for each color of the multiple colors to 1.0 or less at least in a region of a particular spatial frequency or less, the image data for each color of the multiple colors corresponding to the luminance system image data after the restoration process.. .
Fujifilm Corporation

Restoration filter generation device and method, image processing device and method, imaging device, and non-transitory computer-readable medium

A restoration filter generation device which generates a restoration filter for performing a restoration process on luminance system image data, the restoration process being based on a point-image distribution in an optical system, the luminance system image data being image data relevant to luminance and being generated based on image data for each color of multiple colors, the restoration filter generation device including an mtf acquisition device which acquires a modulation transfer function mtf for the optical system; and a restoration filter generation device which generates the restoration filter based on the modulation transfer function mtf, the restoration filter suppressing an mtf value of image data for each color of the multiple colors to 1.0 or less at least in a region of a particular spatial frequency or less, the image data for each color of the multiple colors corresponding to the luminance system image data after the restoration process.. .
Fujifilm Corporation

Restoration filter generation device and method, image processing device and method, imaging device, and non-transitory computer-readable medium

A restoration filter generation device which generates a restoration filter for performing a restoration process on luminance system image data, the restoration process being based on a point-image distribution in an optical system, the luminance system image data being image data relevant to luminance and being generated based on image data for each color of multiple colors, the restoration filter generation device including an mtf acquisition device which acquires a modulation transfer function mtf for the optical system; and a restoration filter generation device which generates the restoration filter based on the modulation transfer function mtf, the restoration filter suppressing an mtf value of image data for each color of the multiple colors to 1.0 or less at least in a region of a particular spatial frequency or less, the image data for each color of the multiple colors corresponding to the luminance system image data after the restoration process.. .
Fujifilm Corporation

System and image processing and virtual fitting

In a multimedia device, a method, apparatus, and system for presenting image(s) and data to user, provide the means and methods for user to select image(s) and/or area(s) and combine them with other image(s), creating virtual visual results generated through a combination of a plurality of images. A method that creates natural looking virtual visual results through graphical image processing and generation.

Systems and methods for buffer-free lane detection

A method of performing lane detection without the use of a frame buffer may include capturing image frames with an image sensor in a vehicular imaging system. Feature extraction circuitry in the vehicular imaging system may analyze a frame to detect features corresponding to possible lane markers.
Semiconductor Components Industries, Llc

Remote determination of containers in geographical region

Disclosed is a method and system for processing images from an aerial imaging device. The method includes receiving a first image of a geographical area having a first resolution.
Orbital Insight, Inc.

Imaging module and reader for, and , reading a target by image capture through a window in direct, sealed contact with the module

A light-transmissive window is positioned in direct, sealing contact with a chassis of an imaging module for reading a target by image capture. The chassis has a plurality of interior compartments, each having an opening.
Symbol Technologies, Llc

Information processing system, information processing device, and information processing terminal

[solution] an information processing system including: an information processing device including a light source, and a visible light communication control unit configured to control a light emission state of the light source on the basis of identification information of the information processing device and transmit the identification information; and an information processing terminal including an imaging unit, an identification information acquiring unit configured to perform image processing on an image of the light source captured by the imaging unit and acquire the identification information of the information processing device, a display control unit configured to control display of an input screen for input of an operation to the information processing device on the basis of the identification information, and an input information transmitting unit configured to transmit input information input to the input screen to the information processing device.. .

Securely collecting and processing medical imagery

A system for recording hipaa compliant medical imagery may be configured using two separate systems. A first system comprising a separate and independent medical imaging device such as a microscope, an endoscope, or a similar medical imaging tool.
Greatdef Corp.

Vehicle driver's intention indication system

A vehicle driver's intention indication system comprise a display device to display a driver's intention in a rear direction; a sound input device to receive a driver voice; a sound converter configured to convert digital sound data to visual content corresponding to the driver voice; an imaging device configured to generate a vehicle rear image; a vehicle number extraction unit configured to extract a rear vehicle number from the vehicle rear image; and a vehicle electronic controller configured to control the sound converter and the vehicle number extraction unit to output the visual content and the rear vehicle number to the display device, wherein a combination of the visual content and the rear vehicle number is displayed on the display device.. .

Electronic apparatus and operating method thereof

An operating method of an external imaging device is provided which includes establishing a wireless connection with an electronic device comprising a display using a wireless communication device, receiving a parameter from the electronic device through the wireless connection, the parameter determined based on at least part of at least one photo and information, controlling a navigation device to autonomously fly to a set position based on the parameter, capturing an image using the camera, and sending the image to the electronic device through the wireless connection.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Continuous particle imaging and classification system

The innovative systems and methods described herein use a high-resolution imaging microscope for capturing images of marine microorganisms and particles in situ in an aquatic environment. Using darkfield illumination, high-resolution images may be obtained, capturing features of the microorganism or particle as small as 10 μm in remarkable clarity.
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Electrochromic element, optical filter, lens unit, imaging device, and window component

An electrochromic element includes a pair of electrodes and an electrochromic layer disposed between the pair of electrodes. The electrochromic layer contains an electrochromic material, a solvent, and a cyanoethylated polymer..
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Multiple imaging modality light source

A light source for medical or surgical procedures is provided which can provide at least three different imaging modes. Modular light engines are also provided which may be interchangeable within a light source system for increased imaging capability.

Sample processing for microscopy

In some instances, an apparatus can include a light sensitive imaging sensor having a surface to receive a fluid sample, a body to be moved relative to the light sensitive imaging sensor and having a surface to touch a portion of the fluid sample, and a carrier to move the body toward the surface of the light sensitive imaging sensor to cause the surface of the body to touch the portion of the fluid sample, so that as the surface of the body touches the portion of the fluid, the surface of the body (i) is parallel to the surface of the light sensitive imaging sensor, and (ii) settles on top of the fluid sample independently of motion of the carrier.. .
Alentic Microscience Inc.

Surgical microscope

A surgical microscope employs a pentaprism beam splitter as a branching unit to branch each beam passed through variable power optical systems into a first beam and a second beam, the first beam being horizontally reflected for an eyepiece unit, the second beam being vertically transmitted for an imaging device. The pentaprism alone is capable of simultaneously conducting reflection to provide an erect image and transmission to provide a photographing image, thereby reducing the number of optical parts in a microscope body of the surgical microscope..
Mitaka Kohki Co., Ltd.

Medical stereomicroscope optical system and medical observation apparatus

An image quality is improved although a medical stereomicroscope optical system and a medical observation apparatus are small and light. An objective optical system and a plurality of imaging optical systems are arranged in an order from an object side to an image side, and the imaging optical system has at least a single aspheric surface.
Sony Corporation

Systems and methods for simultaneous acquisition of multiple planes with one or more chromatic lenses

Systems and methods for fluorescent microscopy are disclosed where fluorophores can be excited over an excitation band to emit light in a wide emission band. Simultaneous acquisition of multiple planes in the sample can be achieved using a modified form of confocal microscopy.
Verily Life Sciences Llc

Image pickup apparatus

In an image pickup apparatus including an optical system and an image pickup element, the optical system includes, in order from an object side to an image side, lens(es), an aperture stop, and lens(es). The lens arranged at the most image side in the optical system is a negative lens, and an infrared cut film is formed on at least one lens surface in the optical system.
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Imaging optical system

An imaging optical system of the present invention includes first and second optical elements arranged in order from an object side and an aperture stop. Each of the first and second optical elements includes an aspherical surface which is rotationally asymmetric with respect to an optical axis.
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Imaging lens

An imaging lens including a first lens group, a second lens group, and an aperture stop is provided. The first lens group is disposed between an object side and an image side.
Young Optics Inc.

Wide-angle lens and imaging unit

Where f1 is a focal distance of the first lens group in a condition that the infinite is in focus, and f is a focal distance of a whole system in the condition that the infinite is in focus.. .

Imaging lens and image capturing device

F4 denotes a focal length of the fourth lens (l4).. .

Zoom lens system and electronic imaging apparatus using the same

Vd1n designates the abbe number, with respect to the d-line, of the negative lens element, which is provided closest to the object side within the first lens group, and f2 and f3 designate the focal lengths of the second and third lens groups, respectively.. .

Optical imaging system

An optical imaging system includes a first lens having refractive power; a second lens having refractive power; a third lens having refractive power and cemented to the second lens; a fourth lens having refractive power; a fifth lens having refractive power and cemented to the fourth lens; a sixth lens having refractive power; a seventh lens having refractive power; and an eighth lens having refractive power. The first to eighth lenses are sequentially disposed in numerical order beginning with the first lens from an object side of the optical imaging system toward an imaging plane of the optical imaging system..
Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

Optical lens

An optical lens including a first lens group and a second lens group is provided. The first lens group is arranged between a magnified side and a minified side.
Young Optics Inc.

Focusing control device, focusing control method, focusing control program, lens device, and imaging device

A focusing control device includes a filter processing unit 11a which performs first filter processing selected from among a plurality of kinds of filter processing on each of a first signal group output from a plurality of phase difference detection pixels 52a and a second signal group output from a plurality of phase difference detection pixels 52b, a correlation calculation unit 11b which performs correlation calculation of the first signal group after the first filter processing and the second signal group after the first filter processing, and a lens position control unit 11c which controls a position of a focus lens based on the result of the correlation calculation. The filter processing unit 11a selects the first filter processing from among the plurality of kinds of filter processing based on subject condition information..
Fujifilm Corporation

Large aperture terahertz-gigahertz lens system

Lens systems used in a gigahertz/terahertz imaging system are proposed. Each proposed lens system may include two thin lens elements, spherical or aspherical, in which combined provides gigahertz-terahertz refractive power with a small f-number.
Archit Lens Technology Inc.

Methods and performing a well survey

An imaging tool that includes an array of pads. The array of pads are in communication with a hot terminal of a single phase electrical alternating current power source in communication with the array of pads.
Schlumberger Technology Corporation

Angle independent velocity spectrum determination

An ultrasound imaging system (100) includes a transducer array (102) that emits an ultrasound beam and produces at least one transverse pulse-echo field that oscillates in a direction transverse to the emitted ultrasound beam and that receive echoes produced in response thereto and a spectral velocity estimator (110) that determines a velocity spectrum for flowing structure, which flows at an angle of 90 degrees and flows at angles less than 90 degrees with respect to the emitted ultrasound beam, based on the received echoes.. .
B-k Medical Aps

Imaging radar sensor with horizontal digital beam forming and vertical object measurement by phase comparison in mutually offset transmitters

According to the invention, a device and a method are provided for determining the position of an object, in particular a moving object, in the three-dimensional space. The device comprises at least two switchable transmitting antennas having a different vertical position of the phase center as well as a plurality of receiving antennas which are arranged in series.
Astyx Gmbh

Simultaneous multi-slice magnetic resonance imaging with spin excitation using a multi-band radio-frequency pulse

In a method and apparatus for acquiring magnetic resonance (mr) raw data with a simultaneous multi-slice (sms) data acquisition sequence, nuclear spins respectively in multiple slices of the examination subject are simultaneously excited by radiating, from a radio-frequency (rf) radiator of the mr data acquisition scanner, a multi-band (mb) rf pulse. This mb rf pulse in the sms data acquisition sequence is generated by radiating and superimposing a number of single band (sb) rf pulses emitted from said rf radiator, each having a respectively different flip angle.
Siemens Healthcare Gmbh

Magnetic barcode imaging

Provided herein is technology relating to magnetic resonance imaging contrast agents and particularly, but not exclusively, to methods and systems for visualizing one or more magnetic resonance imaging contrast agent.. .
Northwestern University

Measurement of blood volume using velocity-selective pulse trains on mri

The present invention is directed to a system and method for measuring blood volume using non-contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging. The method of the present invention includes a subtraction-based method using a pair of acquisitions immediately following velocity-sensitized pulse trains for the label module and its corresponding control module, respectively.
The Johns Hopkins University

Magnetic resonance imaging apparatus

According to one embodiment, a mri apparatus includes an rf coil apparatus receiving mr signals by coil elements corresponding to channels, modurating the mr signals to have different frequencies for each of the channels, and outputting an analog multiplexed signal in which the mr signals with different frequencies are composited over the channels, and a receiver including adc circuitry converting the analog multiplexed signal to a digital multiplexed signal, and predetermined number of separation channels separating the digital multiplexed signal, based on the number of the channels relating to composition of the mr signals with the different frequencies. The receiver stops a separation process of the digital multiplexed signal for separation channels not used in the separation process among the predetermined number of separation channels..
Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

System and delta relaxation enhanced magnetic resonance imaging

A delta-relaxation magnetic resonance imaging (dremr) system is provided. The system includes a main field magnet and field shifting coils.

Magnetic resonance imaging apparatus and installing magnetic resonance imaging apparatus

According to one embodiment, a magnetic resonance imaging apparatus installed in a shield room comprises a gantry, a table, and at least one unit. The gantry includes a static magnetic field magnet, a gradient magnetic field coil, and an rf coil.
Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

Methods for proteomic profiling using non-natural amino acids

The invention provides methods, reagents and systems for incorporating non-natural amino acids into proteins, preferably in vivo, using the endogenous protein synthesis machinery of an organism. The incorporated non-natural amino acids contain reactive groups for further chemical reagents, which may serve as a “handle” to enrich the proteins or fragments thereof in a number of uses, such as proteomic analysis, imaging of diseased tissues/cells, etc..
California Institute Of Technology

Microwave imaging device

A microwave (mw) system includes an object support adapted to support an object, a mw transmitter, a mw receiver, an outer rotation unit, an inner rotation unit, a controller and a computation processor. The outer rotation unit includes an outer ring, having a ring shape, with an outer ring mount, upon which one of either an antenna of the mw transmitter or an antenna of the mw receiver is mounted.
Ellumen, Inc.

Analyte spatial detection systems and methods

Techniques are disclosed for systems and methods to provide reliable analyte spatial detection systems. An analyte spatial detection system includes an imaging module, a visible light projector, associated processing and control electronics, and, optionally, orientation and/or position sensors integrated with the imaging module and/or the visible light projector.
Flir Systems,, Inc.

Surface defects evaluation spherical optical components

A defects evaluation system and method are provided in the present invention. Based on the principle of the microscopic scattering dark-field imaging, the present invention implements a sub-aperture scanning for the surface of spherical optical components and then obtains surface defects information with image processing.
Zhejiang University

System and measuring oil content in water using laser-induced fluorescent imaging

The invention is a system and method to measure oil content in water utilizing the fluorescence of oil emitted under excitation by laser. Oil and water mixture is transferred through the system to a measurement section in a microscope, which produces high resolution 3-dimensional images of the oil and water mixture with the fluorescence.

High throughput biochemical screening

A method and apparatus are provided, in which an observation volume is defined by a volume where light from illumination means and a field of view of detection means overlap. The central axes of said light from the illumination means and said field of view of the detection means are non-parallel, and the sample is transported through the observation volume during imaging, preferably by rotation of a sample container holding the sample..
Single Technologies Ab

Apparatus for measuring winding angle of carbon fiber wound on base material with respect to base material and measuring winding angle

A measuring apparatus for measuring a winding angle of a carbon fiber wound on a base material with respect to the base material includes a light source configured to radiate light to a target region on the base material serving as a measuring target for the winding angle, a diffusion plate configured to suppress linear transmission of reflected light from the target region and form an image constituted by the reflected light, an imaging device configured to capture the image formed by the diffusion plate to obtain a captured image, and a winding angle calculation unit configured to calculate an angle formed between a direction perpendicular to a longitudinal direction of an image constituted by the reflected light in the captured image and a reference direction in the base material as the winding angle.. .
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Apparatus for measuring three-dimensional shape using prism

The present disclosure relates to a three-dimensional shape measurement apparatus for obtaining height information of a measurement target object using a prism. The three-dimensional shape measurement apparatus includes an illumination unit irradiating light on the measurement target object, a prism unit receiving reflective light reflected from the measurement target object and directing the reflective light to an image formation lens, an imaging unit receiving the reflective light from the prism unit and capturing an image of the reflective light, and a height measurement unit measuring a height of the measurement target object based on the image captured by the imaging unit..
Koh Young Technology Inc.

Probes for imaging huntingtin protein

Provided are imaging agents comprising a compound of formula (i), or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, and methods of their use.. .
Hdi Management, Inc.

Conveyor belt assembly including an imaging system and systems and methods using the same

Various embodiments provide an improved conveyor belt comprising: a visible surface having a primary axis oriented in a machine direction; a plurality of first stripes having a first visible appearance, each of the plurality of first stripes at least in part defining the visible surface and being oriented perpendicular to the primary axis; and a plurality of second stripes having a second visible appearance, each of the plurality of second stripes at least in part defining the visible surface and being oriented perpendicular to the primary axis, wherein: the second visible appearance provides a contrasting appearance relative to the first visible appearance; and each of the plurality of second stripes are located intermediate two of the plurality of first stripes such that the plurality of first and second stripes collectively define an alternating contrasting pattern on the visible surface of the improved conveyor belt.. .
United Parcel Service Of America, Inc.

Mounting apparatus

Provided is a bonding apparatus including a bonding stage 83 for heating a substrate (lead frame) 61 placed on the upper surface thereof or a semiconductor die 63 mounted on the substrate (lead frame) 61, an imaging device 20 arranged above the bonding stage 83 to image the substrate 61 placed on the bonding stage 83 or the semiconductor die 63 mounted on the substrate 61, and a standing wave generating device 35 for generating an ultrasonic standing wave in the space between the upper surface of the bonding stage 83 and the imaging device 20. This improves the accuracy of image position detection by the imaging device with a simple structure..
Shinkawa Ltd.

Ultrasound deep brain stimulation method and system

An ultrasound deep brain stimulation method and system, the ultrasound deep brain stimulation method comprises: medically imaging a head of an animal or a human being, to generate image data; creating a head 3d digital model according to the image data; creating a 3d digital model of an ultrasound transducer array according to structure, density and acoustic parameters information of the ultrasound transducer array; generating a first ultrasound transmitting sequence according to the head 3d digital model, the 3d digital model of the ultrasound transducer array, structure, density and acoustic parameters of the skull and brain tissues, and structure, density and acoustic parameters of the ultrasound transducer array; and controlling the ultrasound transducer array to transmit ultrasound waves in accordance with the first ultrasound transmitting sequence, to implement ultrasound deep brain stimulation to the brain nucleus to be stimulated. By the use of the present invention, ultrasound can noninvasively passes through the skull to be focused in a deep brain region.
Shenzhen Institutes Of Advanced Technology Chinese Academy Of Sciences

System and syringe fluid fill verification and image recognition of power injector system features

A fluid injection system and a fluid verification system for confirming that a syringe, containing a fluid for injection, is fully filled with fluid and neither has free space (i.e., air) near the distal end thereof when the syringe is provided in an upright position nor contains air bubbles. imaging processing techniques and systems are also provided to determine various injection parameters and to verify the type and certain properties of fluid that is present within a syringe..
Bayer Healthcare Llc

Anticoagulant derivatives for cardiovascular imaging

The invention provides cardiovascular imaging agents comprising an anticoagulant (e.g., dabigatran derivatives) with a label (e.g., radiolabeled, fluorinated or radiofluorinated). Methods for using the cardiovascular imaging agents and kits containing the cardiovascular imaging agents or components suitable for production of the cardiovascular imaging agents are also provided..

Light-emitting versions of the monoclonal antibody to c3d (mab 3d29) for imaging

The presently disclosed subject matter provides compositions and kits comprising light-emitting versions of the monoclonal antibody to c3d (mab 3d29) for imaging and methods of use thereof for detecting infectious and inflammatory cells in vivo. The presently disclosed subject matter also provides methods for detecting and/or monitoring a mycobacterium tuberculosis (m.
The John Hopkins University

Use of charge-balanced imaging agents for determining renal function

The present invention relates to a method for detecting renal disease and for assessing the efficacy of dialysis treatment using imaging agents having desirable in vivo properties.. .
Georgia State University Research Foundation Inc.

Charge-balanced imaging agents

The present invention relates to compositions for and methods of optically imaging tissues or cells using imaging agents having desirable in vivo properties that result in improved signal-to-background ratio.. .
Georgia State University Research Foundation Inc.

Devices and methods for treatment of tissue

Delivery systems, and methods using the same, having an ultrasound viewing window for improved imaging and a needle for ablation treatment of target tissues. In an embodiment, the target tissue is a fibroid within a female's uterus.
Gynesonics, Inc.

Devices and methods for treatment of tissue

Delivery systems, and methods using the same, having an ultrasound viewing window for improved imaging and a needle for ablation treatment of target tissues. In an embodiment, the target tissue is a fibroid within a female's uterus.
Gynesonics, Inc.

Thorascopic heart valve repair method and apparatus

An instrument for performing thorascopic repair of heart valves includes a shaft for extending through the chest cavity and into a heart chamber providing access to a valve needing repair. A movable tip on the shaft is operable to capture a valve leaflet and a needle is operable to penetrate a capture valve leaflet and draw the suture therethrough.
Mayo Foundation For Medical Education And Research

Automatic tracking and registration of ul trasound probe using optica shape sensing without tip fixation

A registration device includes an attachment piece (106) configured to conform with and attach to an imaging probe (102), in particular an internal or external ultrasound probe such as a tee probe. A pathway (105) formed in or on the attachment piece is configured to receive an optical shape sensing device (oss fiber) such that the optical shape sensing device can free float (no tip fixation) to permit longitudinal twisting within the pathway.
Koninklijke Philips N.v.

Ultrasound catheter for imaging and blood flow measurement

Rotational intravascular ultrasound (ivus) imaging devices, systems, and methods are provided. Some embodiments are directed to transducer mounting configurations that enable polymer piezoelectric micro-machined ultrasonic transducers (pmuts) to be used with a doppler color flow rotational ivus imaging system.
Volcano Corporation

Diffraction source compensation in medical diagnostic ultrasound viscoelastic imaging

In viscoelastic imaging with ultrasound, the shear wave speed or other viscoelastic parameter is measured by tracking at the arfi focal or other high-intensity location relative to the arfi transmission. Rather than tracking the shear wave, the tissue response to arfi is measured.
Siemens Medical Solutions Usa, Inc.

Radiation imaging system, radiation imaging apparatus, radiation imaging method, and storage medium

A radiation imaging system includes: an imaging unit configured to transfer a radiation image generated based on received radiation; and a control unit configured to determine, based on a transfer status of the radiation image, whether to continue or interrupt to transfer the radiation image.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Local storage device in high flux semiconductor radiation detectors and methods of operating thereof

A detector slice circuit for a ct imaging system may include a plurality of sensors for detecting photons passing through an object and a first electronic component configured to determine an energy of photons detected by the plurality of sensors and generate photon count data, which may be a count of detected photons in one or more energy bins. The detector slice circuit may further include a second electronic component configured to receive the photon count data from the first electronic component and is clocked at a first clock rate; a local memory storage configured to receive the photon count data from the second electronic component at the first clock rate and to output the photon count data at a second clock rate..
Redlen Technologies

Probe for iridocorneal angle imaging

A probe for iridocorneal angle imaging of an eye, the probe comprising: a distal end having a corneal contact surface; a camera having an imaging lens at the distal end and an imaging axis orthogonal to the corneal contact surface; and at least two illumination sources, each illumination source having an illumination axis at an angle to the corneal contact surface such that the imaging axis and the illumination axes converge in the eye.. .
Singapore Health Services Pte Ltd

Ophthalmologic imaging apparatus, control method thereof, and program

An ophthalmologic imaging apparatus which captures a tomographic image of a subject's eye using interference light obtained by combining a return light from the subject's eye irradiated by measurement light and a reference light includes a control unit configured to perform (a) control, when a first imaging mode for capturing the tomographic image of the subject's eye is selected, to display the tomographic image as a first tomographic image of the subject's eye on a display unit and (b) control, when a second imaging mode different from the first imaging mode is selected, to display a second tomographic image of the subject's eye on the display unit, the second tomographic image generated using the tomographic image to increase intensity of the second tomographic image higher than that of the first tomographic image.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Methods of performing internal body imaging

One embodiment provides a system, method, and wireless endoscope for performing internal imaging. A first portion of a wireless endoscope including at least a lens and a light emitter for physical connection to a second portion of the wireless endoscope is received.
Treble Innovations, Llc

Imaging system, method and distal attachment for multidirectional field of view endoscopy

An exemplary apparatus for imaging at least one anatomical structure can be provided. For example, the apparatus can include an endoscopic first arrangement, a radiation source second arrangement which provides at least one electro-magnetic radiation, and a third arrangement attached to at least one portion of the endoscopic arrangement.
The General Hospital Corporation

Endoscope system

An endoscope system includes: a light source unit that alternatingly emits first illumination light and second illumination light; an imaging means for generating a first image signal of a subject illuminated by the first illumination light, and generating a second image signal of the subject illuminated by the second illumination light; a first image signal storing means for storing the first image signals; a second image signal storing means for storing the second image signals; an image evaluation value calculating means for calculating at least one of image evaluation values based on the first image signals and image evaluation values based on the second image signals; an image signal selecting means for selecting a first display image signal and selecting a second display image signal based on the image evaluation values; and a displaying means for displaying a first image and a second image that are based on the first display image signal and the second display image signal respectively.. .
Hoya Corporation

Endoscope sheath with integral imaging window

Exemplary methods, endoscopes, and endoscope sheaths are provided having an integrally formed imaging window. The sheath may comprise thin coiled wires and may be made using a dip-casting process..
Canon U.s.a., Inc.

Image management device

As an embodiment of the present invention, there is provided an information terminal comprising: an input/output part for performing input and output with respect to an image storage device for storing image information captured by an imaging terminal; a storage part for associating and storing image identification information for identifying the image information, summary image information that includes less information than the image information, and device identification information for identifying the image storage device; and a display part; wherein the device identification information stored in the storage part is displayed by the display part, the summary image information that is associated with device identification information selected from the device identification information displayed by the display part is displayed by the display part, and the image information associated with the summary image information selected from the summary image information displayed by the display part is displayed by the display part.. .
Ripplex Inc.

Detection of items in a home

Various arrangements for detecting items in home are presented. imaging devices may capture images of a user's home.
Echostar Ukraine L.l.c.

Medical stereoscopic observation device, medical stereoscopic observation method, program, and medical stereoscopic observation system

There is provided a medical stereoscopic observation device, including: an acquisition section that acquires a first signal associated with a first imaging section and a second signal associated with a second imaging section via mutually different transmission channels; and a switching section that switches a signal to use for a certain control between the first signal and the second signal, in accordance with a state of the transmission channel for transmitting the first signal.. .
Sony Corporation

Reconfigurable multi-mode camera

A reconfigurable imaging apparatus, a computer-implemented method, and an imaging system are described. Generally, the apparatus includes platforms.
Sony Computer Entertainment Inc.

Calibration device

In a calibration device, entry work of coordinate information on a real space is not required. An imaging system is configured to include an image acquisition unit which acquires an image from an imaging device, an object extraction unit which extracts a plurality of objects from the image, a characteristic information addition unit which adds geometry information that indicates geometric relationships among the plurality of objects to each set of objects as characteristic information, a camera parameter estimation unit which obtains image coordinates of the objects in accordance with the characteristic information to estimate camera parameters based on the characteristic information and the image coordinates, and a camera parameter output unit which outputs the camera parameters..
Hitachi, Ltd.

Dental intraoral scanner system

The present invention generally relates to a dental intraoral scanner system. In detail, the present invention includes: a scan unit sequentially imaging an intraoral structure in a scan mode; a control unit generating a three-dimensional modeling image for each scan mode by using the imaged intraoral structure; and a display unit displaying the three-dimensional modeling image, wherein the control unit switches the scan unit from a present scan mode to a following scan mode according to a user's command that is input through the scanning unit, or automatically switches from the present scan mode to the following scan mode when a three-dimensional modeling image of the present scan mode is completed..
Vatech Ewoo Holdings Co., Ltd.

High dynamic range depth generation for 3d imaging systems

High dynamic range depth generation is described for 3d imaging systems. One example includes receiving a first exposure of a scene having a first exposure level, determining a first depth map for the first depth exposure, receiving a second exposure of the scene having a second exposure level, determining a second depth map for the second depth exposure, and combining the first and second depth map to generate a combined depth map of the scene..
Intel Corporation

Kinetic object removal from camera preview image

A digital camera is configured to display a continually updated preview image of an observed scene, wherein kinetic objects that appear in the observed scene do not appear in the continually updated preview image. An observed scene includes static objects and kinetic objects.
Adobe Systems Incorporated

Methods, systems and apparatuses for optically addressed imaging system

Methods, systems and components are disclosed relating to the exclusive optical addressing of information for image display systems.. .
The Boeing Company

Imaging apparatus

An imaging apparatus includes a rolling shutter type first image sensor and second image sensor, a timing generator that controls operation timings of these two image sensors, and a controller that subjects generated image data to image processing and controls the timing generator. The first image sensor captures an image of a subject to generate first image data, and the second image sensor captures an image of the subject to generate second image data.
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.

Imaging device

An imaging device includes: first and second pixel cells each including a photoelectric converter and a transistor electrically connected to the photoelectric converter, the transistor having a control terminal; a first buffer circuit having a first input terminal and a first output terminal, the first buffer circuit receiving a signal for controlling the transistor of the first pixel cell; a second buffer circuit having a second input terminal and a second output terminal, the second buffer circuit receiving a signal for controlling the transistor of the second pixel cell; a first control signal line connecting the first output terminal to the control terminal of the first pixel cell; and a second control signal line connecting the second output terminal to the control terminal of the second pixel cell. The first control signal line and the second control signal line are connected to each other..
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.

Imaging device, imaging system, and mobile object

A photoelectric conversion device includes a plurality of pixels. Each pixel includes an amplification transistor that has an input node configured to receive electric charge generated through photoelectric conversion, a reset transistor, and a capacitance control unit.
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Solid-state imaging device and imaging system

A solid-state imaging device including a plurality of pixels including a photoelectric conversion portion, a charge holding portion accumulating a signal charge transferred from the photoelectric conversion portion, and a floating diffusion region to which the signal charge of the charge holding portion is transferred, wherein the photoelectric conversion portion includes a first semiconductor region of a first conductivity type, and a second semiconductor region of a second conductivity type formed under the first semiconductor region, the charge holding portion includes a third semiconductor region of the first conductivity type, and a fourth semiconductor region of the second conductivity type formed under the third semiconductor region, and a p-n junction between the third semiconductor region and the fourth semiconductor region is positioned deeper than a p-n junction between the first semiconductor region and the second semiconductor region.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Imaging device and camera system with photosensitive conversion element

An imaging device including a pixel array section functioning as a light receiving section which includes photoelectric conversion devices and in which a plurality of pixels, which output electric signals when photons are incident, are disposed in an array; a sensing circuit section in which a plurality of sensing circuits, which receive the electric signals from the pixels and perform binary determination regarding whether or not there is an incidence of photons on the pixels in a predetermined period, are arrayed; and a determination result integration circuit section having a function of integrating a plurality of determination results of the sensing circuits for the respective pixels or for each pixel group, wherein the determination result integration circuit section derives the amount of photon incidence on the light receiving section by performing photon counting for integrating the plurality of determination results in the plurality of pixels.. .
Sony Semiconductor Solutions Corporation

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

An image processing device is an image processing device including a control unit configured to control a scan frequency of a region of an imaging unit, and an analysis unit configured to analyze a captured image captured in the imaging unit, and the analysis unit is configured to analyze the captured image to detect an optical signal transmitted from a signal source, identify an attribute of the signal source on the basis of information included in the detected optical signal, and set a region including the signal source in the captured image in a region with a different scan frequency, and the control unit is configured to control a scan frequency of the imaging unit for each region that is set in the captured image.. .
Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

Imaging apparatus including light source, photodetector, and control circuit

An imaging apparatus includes a light source that includes a diffusion plate and, in operation, emits, toward a subject, pulsed light that diverges; a photodetector that includes a photoelectric converter that, in operation, receives light from the subject and converts the light to an electric charge and an electric charge accumulator that, in operation, accumulates the electric charge, and, in operation, generates an electric signal based on the accumulated electric charge; and a control circuit that, in operation, controls the light source and the photodetector. The control circuit, in operation, causes the electric charge accumulator to start accumulating the electric charge when a period of time has passed after the control circuit has caused the light source to start emitting the pulsed light, and causes the electric charge accumulator to accumulate the electric charge corresponding to a component, among the light from the subject, that is scattered inside the subject..
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.

Imaging device

An imaging device includes a light splitting unit which splits first light from a subject into second light and third light, first and second imaging units, and an arithmetic unit. The first light includes the second light having infrared light and at least one of green light and blue light, and the third light having red light or the green light.
Olympus Corporation

Multispectral eyewear device

A problem of automatic co-registration of multiple images, of the same scene, acquired through multispectral imaging channel(s) (including but not limited to ir, nir, visible light channels) and polarized imaging in real time is solved by combining into a single eyewear device imaging cameras each configured to acquire imaging through a specific channel. Images from all cameras are simultaneously processed in real-time to deliver overlapping (and accurately registered) composite images, which are displayed to a viewing screen on the inside of the eyewear device..
Nikon Research Corporation Of America

Imaging system, video processing system, and video processing method

An imaging system includes a first imaging device and a second imaging device disposed flanking the main wing of an aircraft. The first imaging device and the second imaging device are disposed so that at least part of a first imaging range of the first imaging device overlaps a second imaging range of the second imaging device.
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.

Imaging device, imaging method, and program

An imaging device includes an imaging optical system that includes a first optical system and a second optical system having a common optical axis and having different focal lengths, an imaging element that includes a first sensor group selectively receiving light passing the first optical system and a second sensor group selectively receiving light passing the second optical system, and an image compositing unit that generates a first generated image by performing registration on a plurality of first captured images captured in different states of an optical axis l of the first optical system and by compositing the registrated plurality of first captured images and that generates a second generated image by performing registration on a plurality of second captured images captured in different states of the optical axis l of the second optical system and by compositing the registrated plurality of second captured images.. .
Fujifilm Corporation

Controlling signal-to-noise ratio in high dynamic range automatic exposure control imaging

Method and apparatus for controlling signal-to-noise ratio (snr) in high dynamic range automatic exposure control imaging are disclosed. In the method and apparatus, image data is received and a shadow threshold is determined based on the image data.
Stmicroelectronics (research & Development) Limited

Imaging control methods and apparatuses for digital image collection

Embodiments of the subject application disclose various imaging control methods and apparatuses for a digital zoom image and various imaging devices. One of imaging control methods for a digital zoom image comprises: acquiring a digital zoom parameter; determining an actual imaging area of an image sensor according to the acquired digital zoom parameter; adjusting a pixel density distribution of the image sensor, to cause an average pixel density of the actual imaging area after adjustment to become greater than those of other areas of the image sensor; and acquiring, by using the actual imaging area with the adjusted average pixel density, an image of a scene to be photographed.
Beijing Zhigu Tech Co., Ltd.

Information processing apparatus and controlling the same

An information processing apparatus acquires an image by imaging an imaging apparatus, detects an occurrence of a factor that influences a position and orientation estimation relating to an image, determines whether or not to register the acquired image based on the detected factor, and constructs an image database for estimating the position and orientation of the imaging apparatus from the image acquired by the acquisition unit using a group of images determined to be registered.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Photographing apparatus and photographing method

A photographing apparatus, comprising: an imaging optical system; an image sensor which receives a light flux passing through the imaging optical system, captures an image, and outputs an imaging signal; an aperture which is included in the imaging optical system and which includes an opening to restrict the light flux; a controller which performs a first exposure control to control the exposure of the image sensor by changing the opening of the aperture and calculates, based on an imaging signal output by the image sensor, a deviation between an optimal exposure amount and a currently set actual exposure amount; and an imaging control circuit which performs a second exposure control to control the exposure of the image sensor without changing the opening of the aperture, wherein the controller selects either the first exposure control or the second exposure control based on the deviation to control exposure.. .
Olympus Corporation

Imaging module and reader for, and , reading targets by image capture over a range of working distances with multi-functional aiming light pattern

Near and far imagers image close-in and far-out targets over relatively wider and relatively narrower imaging fields of view, respectively. An aiming assembly directs to a target a visible aiming light pattern having an aiming light spot and a pair of collinear aiming light lines.
Symbol Technologies, Llc

Signal processing circuit and imaging apparatus

Stitching (projective transformation and warping) is performed on direct-transformation region images on the basis of camera initial condition information (information on directions of camera modules) stored in an eeprom. Stitching is performed on overlapping-region images under the determined composition condition.

Panoramic imaging apparatus and system, generating panoramic image using panoramic imaging system, computer-readable recording medium, and computer program stored in computer-readable recording medium

Provided are a panoramic imaging apparatus, a panoramic imaging system, a method of generating a panoramic image using the panoramic imaging system, a computer-readable recording medium, and a computer program stored in a computer-readable recording medium. The panoramic imaging apparatus includes a first camera module capturing an omnidirectional image, a second camera module positioned a certain distance away from the first camera module and capturing an omnidirectional image, and a controller generating and storing an image frame based on the omnidirectional image captured by at least one of the first camera module and the second camera module.
Twoeyes Tech, Inc.

Focusing control device, imaging device, focusing control method, and focusing control program

Disclosed are a focusing control device, an imaging device, a focusing control method, and a focusing control program capable of enabling focusing on an eye region and obtaining an intended focusing result. The focusing control device includes a focusing position determination unit 34 which determines a focusing position based on a captured image signal obtained by imaging a subject with an imaging element 5 while moving a focus lens, and an af region determination unit 33 which determines an af region based on a face region detected from a captured image signal obtained through imaging with the imaging element 5 at an arbitrary time and an eye region detected from a captured image signal obtained through imaging at a time before the arbitrary time.
Fujifilm Corporation

Image capturing apparatus and control method thereof

In an image capturing apparatus, an image sensing unit has a plurality of pixels and photoelectrically converts an object image formed by an optical imaging system including a focus lens and outputs an electrical image signal, a control unit controls at least a readout rate or an exposure condition independently for different regions of the image sensing unit, and a calculation unit calculates a plurality of focus evaluation values based on image signals read out from the pixels present in a focus detection area in one of the plurality of different regions at different focus lens positions, and find an in-focus position of the focus lens based on the focus evaluation values. The control unit takes an image signal read out from a first region among the plurality of different regions as an image signal for display..
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Imaging device and imaging method

An imaging device includes an imaging section, an image capture optical system, and a controller. The controller sets in an image a first focus adjustment region, which is a target of adjustment of focusing conditions, and a second focus adjustment region, which has a lower priority of adjustment of focusing than the first focus adjustment region.
Olympus Corporation

Camera body and imaging device

A camera body according to the present disclosure is a camera body to which a lens barrel including an optical system is detachable and reattachable, the optical system being configured to include a plurality of lenses. The camera body includes: a controller which controls the camera body; an image sensor which obtains an optical image formed by the optical system; and an image sensor driver which drives the image sensor in an optical axis direction of the optical system.
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.

Imaging module and reader for, and , expeditiously setting imaging parameters of imagers for imaging targets to be read over a range of working distances

An imaging reader has near and far imagers for imaging illuminated targets to be read over a range of working distances. A range finder determines a distance to a target.
Symbol Technologies, Llc

Imaging systems with movable scan mirrors

An imaging system is provided wherein a positioning stage is translated with respect to an objective lens component and a scan mirror is repositioned while a two-dimensional image is made of a biochemical site on a substrate. In an example embodiment, an imaging system comprises a camera, an objective lens component, a positioning stage, and a scan mirror controllable by a servo system that synchronizes movement of the positioning stage and the tilting of the scan mirror so that the substrate image is maintained stable during imaging of the continuously moving positioning stage..
Complete Genomics, Inc.

Image reading device, image forming apparatus, and image reading method

An estimated image data calculator is configured to calculate, as estimated image data, for each of image data of respective colors outputted from an imaging element, on the basis of a pixel value of a first pixel on one of two lines adjacent to each other in the image data, and a pixel value of a second pixel on the other of the two lines and adjacent to the first pixel, image data of a non-reading region between a reading region in a document corresponding to the one of the two lines and a reading region in the document corresponding to the other of the two lines. A pixel value correcting unit is configured to correct at least one of the pixel value of the first pixel and the pixel value of the second pixel on the basis of the estimated image data..
Kyocera Document Solutions Inc.

Method and system for generating personalized views of live video feeds

The present disclosure discloses a method and a system for generating personalized views of live video feeds of an event. The method comprises determining one or more personalized inputs associated with each user.
Wipro Limited

Solid-state imaging device, manufacturing solid-state imaging device, and electronic apparatus

The present technology relates to a solid-state imaging device that can reduce the number of steps and enhance mechanical strength, a method of manufacturing the solid-state imaging device, and an electronic apparatus. The solid-state imaging device includes a laminate including a first semiconductor substrate having a pixel region and at least one second semiconductor substrate having a logic circuit, the at least one second semiconductor substrate being bonded to the first semiconductor substrate such that the first semiconductor substrate becomes an uppermost layer, and a penetration connecting portion that penetrates from the first semiconductor substrate into the second semiconductor substrate and connects a first wiring layer formed in the first semiconductor substrate to a second wiring layer formed in the second semiconductor substrate.
Sony Corporation

Solid-state image sensor, imaging device, and electronic equipment

In a configuration in which a plurality of pixels are arranged with respect to at least either of one of the occfs or one of the ocls, a floating diffusion (fd) is shared by a sharing unit including a plurality of pixels, the plurality of pixels including pixels of at least either of different occfs or different ocls. The present technology is applicable to a cmos image sensor..

Solid-state imaging device, manufacturing the same, and electronic apparatus

The present disclosure relates to a solid-state imaging device that can achieve a higher image quality by reducing image quality degradation, a method of manufacturing the solid-state imaging device, and an electronic apparatus. The solid-state imaging device includes: a semiconductor substrate having photodiodes formed for respective pixels, the photodiodes performing photoelectric conversion; color filters that pass light in the colors corresponding to the respective pixels, the color filters being stacked on the light incident surface side of the semiconductor substrate; and a light shielding film provided between the color filters of the respective pixels, the light shielding film being formed by stacking a first light shielding film and a second light shielding film, the first light shielding film and the second light shielding film being formed with two different materials from each other.
Sony Semiconductor Solutions Corporation

Solid state imaging device and electronic apparatus

A solid state imaging device including: a pixel region that is formed on a light incidence side of a substrate and to which a plurality of pixels that include photoelectric conversion units is arranged; a peripheral circuit unit that is formed in a lower portion in the substrate depth direction of the pixel region and that includes an active element; and a light shielding member that is formed between the pixel region and the peripheral circuit unit and that shields the incidence of light, emitted from an active element, to the photoelectric conversion unit.. .
Sony Corporation

Solid-state imaging device and electronic apparatus

A solid-state imaging device according to one aspect of the present disclosure includes: a normal pixel for generating a pixel signal; and a phase difference detection pixel for generating a phase difference signal for image plane phase difference af. In this solid-state imaging device, the normal pixel and the phase difference detection pixel each include a photoelectric conversion layer and a lens for gathering incident light onto the photoelectric conversion layer, the phase difference detection pixel includes a light blocking layer having an apertural portion with an aperture deviating from the optical axis of the lens, and an antireflection portion that prevents reflection of the incident light gathered by the lens unit is formed on the light blocking layer.

Solid state imaging device and electronic apparatus

Provided is a solid state imaging device including: a pixel portion where pixel sharing units are disposed in an array shape and where another one pixel transistor group excluding transfer transistors is shared by a plurality of photoelectric conversion portions; transfer wiring lines which are connected to the transfer gate electrodes of the transfer transistors of the pixel sharing unit and which are disposed to extend in a horizontal direction and to be in parallel in a vertical direction as seen from the top plane; and parallel wiring lines which are disposed to be adjacent to the necessary transfer wiring lines in the pixel sharing unit and which are disposed to be in parallel to the transfer wiring lines as seen from the top plane, wherein voltages which are used to suppress potential change of the transfer gate electrodes are supplied to the parallel wiring lines.. .
Sony Corporation

Solid-state imaging device

A solid-state imaging device includes a well formed of a first semiconductor region of a first conductivity type provided in a semiconductor substrate, a pixel provided in the well, and including a photoelectric conversion element, and a transistor including a second semiconductor region of a second conductivity type, a first contact electrode electrically connected to the first semiconductor region, and a second contact electrode electrically connected to the second semiconductor region. The first contact electrode has a contact area to the semiconductor substrate larger than that of the second contact electrode, and has different widths in a first direction and a second direction perpendicular to the first direction in a planar view.
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Management substrate processing apparatus and substrate processing system

A measurement processing process s103 of measuring a cut width of a film based on an image obtained by imaging, with an imaging unit 270, a peripheral portion of a substrate which is processed based on a substrate processing recipe; a creation process s602 of creating a management list in which a set value of the cut width of the film, a measurement value of the cut width of the film measured through the measurement processing process and time information at which the measurement result is obtained are correlated; an analysis process s603 (s606) of analyzing a state of the processed substrate based on the created management list; and a notification process s605 (s608, s609) of making a preset notification to a user based on an analysis result obtained through the analysis process are provided.. .
Tokyo Electron Limited

Substrate processing apparatus, control substrate processing apparatus and substrate processing system

Whether a film on a peripheral portion of a substrate is appropriately removed is rapidly determined without depending on a kind of the film on the peripheral portion to be removed. An acquisition process s502 of acquiring information upon the kind of the film of the substrate; a selection process s503 of selecting a measurement setting corresponding to the acquired kind of the film from a table for measurement settings previously stored in a storage unit; a control process s504 of controlling an imaging unit 270 to image the peripheral portion of the substrate by using the measurement setting selected in the selection process are provided..
Tokyo Electron Limited

Substrate processing apparatus and processing substrate processing apparatus

imaging can be performed well even when an imaging device is disposed at a position facing a peripheral portion of a substrate. A substrate processing apparatus 16 which performs a processing of removing a film on a peripheral portion of a substrate w includes a rotating/holding unit 210 configured to hold and rotate the substrate; a first processing liquid supply unit 250a configured to supply a first processing liquid for removing the film onto the peripheral portion of the substrate while the substrate is being rotated in a first rotational direction r1 by the rotating/holding unit; and an imaging unit 270 provided at a position in front of an arrival region 902 of the first processing liquid on the substrate with respect to the first rotational direction r1, and configured to image the peripheral portion of the substrate..
Tokyo Electron Limited

Method and system for charge control for imaging floating metal structures on non-conducting substrates

A scanning electron microscopy system is disclosed. The system includes a sample stage configured to secure a sample having conducting structures disposed on an insulating substrate.
Kla-tencor Corporation

Apparatus, reducing radiation scatter in an imaging system

An apparatus for reducing radiation scatter in an imaging system having an operational slot for receiving an anti-scatter grid. The apparatus includes an imaging system component having at least one storage slot formed therein for selectively storing an anti-scatter grid when the grid is not in the operational slot of the imaging system.
General Electric Company

Display apparatus, system, and method for controlling an external device

A display apparatus is provided. The display apparatus is configured to control at least one external device to which an identification marker is attached.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Method of forming probability map

A method of forming a probability map is disclosed. According to one embodiment, a method may include: (1) obtaining multiple measures of multiple imaging parameters for every stop of a moving window on an image, wherein two neighboring ones of the stops of the moving window are partially overlapped with each other; (2) obtaining first probabilities of an event for the stops of the moving window by matching the measures of the imaging parameters to a classifier; and (3) obtaining second probabilities of the event for multiple voxels of a probability map based on information associated with the first probabilities..

Ct imaging apparatus and method, and x-ray transceiving component for ct imaging apparatus

The present invention provides an x-ray transceiving component for a ct imaging apparatus, comprising one or more bulb devices and a plurality of detector devices. The one or more bulb devices are configured to emit quadrate-tapered or fan-shaped x-ray beams.
General Electric Company

Measurement apparatus, measurement method, and article manufacturing method

A measurement apparatus for performing measurement of a position and posture of an object based on an image obtained by imaging the object, the apparatus comprising: a processor configured to perform specifying of a surface on which the object is placed based on the image and obtain the position and posture based on the specified surface.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Method and imaging the silhouette of an object occluding a light source using a synthetic aperature

A method of determining a silhouette of a remote object is disclosed herein. The method can include directing an array of telescopes at a star to sense an intensity of em radiation over time and transmit signals corresponding to the intensity.
Mda Information Systems Llc

Method and system for generating multiparametric nosological images

The method of generating multi-parametric nosological images including the steps of obtaining a stack of images; improving such images; reducing the images to a new space of equivalent representation; classifying in an unsupervised manner the units of the images obtained according to a pre-established number of classes without biological interpretation; automatically assigning multi-parametric profiles to the obtained classes; and generating a nosological image through the obtained classes. The system includes an imaging unit; an image processing unit for processing the obtained images and generating therefrom a multi-parametric nosological image; a connection for transmitting the images obtained by the imaging unit to the image processing unit; and a display for displaying the generated multi-parametric nosological image..
Universidad PolitÉcnica De Valencia

Method for determining collateral information describingthe blood flow in collaterals, medical imaging device, computer program and electronically readable data medium

Determining collateral information describing blood flow in collaterals of a blood vessel system in a target region of a patient from a four-dimensional vascular data set describing image values of temporal flow of a contrast medium and/or marked blood constituents as recorded by a medical imaging device is provided. A method includes segmenting the blood vessel system in the vascular data set and determining collaterals among the segmented blood vessels by a collateral classifier.

Computational imaging with uncalibrated pupil phase

Systems and methods are disclosed for improving image quality by modifying received radiation wavefronts with one or more uncalibrated variable phase plates at the pupil plane of the optical system, to produce an atmospheric-like blurred image on the focal plane with an effective increase in the sampling parameter q. Real-time image restoration algorithms may then be applied to data sets sampled from the blurred image formed on the detector array.
Raytheon Company

Dynamic analysis device, dynamic analysis system, dynamic analysis method and non-transitory computer readable storage medium

A dynamic analysis device includes a processor. The processor performs filtering on a dynamic image in a feature quantity space formed of two or more axes with feature quantities of the respective axes.
Konica Minolta, Inc.

Large margin high-order deep learning with auxiliary tasks for video-based anomaly detection

A video camera is provided for video-based anomaly detection that includes at least one imaging sensor configured to capture video sequences in a workplace environment having a plurality of machines therein. The video camera further includes a processor.
Nec Laboratories America, Inc.

Optical biometric sensor having diffractive optical elements

An optical sensor for imaging a biometric object includes: a cover layer transparent to light reflected off the biometric object; an optical layer, disposed below the cover layer, having a plurality of diffractive optical elements; and a sensing layer, having a plurality of sensing elements disposed below the optical layer, each of the sensing elements being configured to detect light from the biometric object. The plurality of diffractive optical elements of the optical layer are configured to direct light from the biometric object to the plurality of sensing elements..
Synaptics Incorporated

Augmented imaging assistance for visual impairment

Systems, apparatuses, services, platforms, and methods are discussed herein that provide assistance for user interface devices. In one example, an assistance application is provided comprising an imaging system configured to capture an image of a scene, an interface system configured to provide data associated with the image to a distributed assistance service that responsively processes the data to recognize properties of the scene and establish feedback for a user based at least on the properties of the scene, and a user interface configured to provide the feedback to the user..
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Projection display unit

A projection display unit (1) includes a body (10) and an invisible light application unit (30). The body (10) includes a projection optical system and a detection optical system.
Sony Corporation

Methods, systems and apparatuses for optically addressed holographic imaging system

Methods and systems and components made according to the methods and systems, are disclosed relating to the generation of a holographic image, including a color-containing holographic image, generated exclusively optically addressing information to a projection system.. .
The Boeing Company

Imaging apparatus and image blur correction method

An imaging apparatus includes: a detection unit that detects accelerations in directions of three orthogonal axes; a generation unit that, in a case in which a difference between the magnitude of a resultant vector of the accelerations in the directions of the three orthogonal axes and the magnitude of the acceleration of gravity is equal to or less than a predetermined threshold value, generates a reference vector using the resultant vector; and a correction unit that corrects an image blur caused by translational shakes in directions of two orthogonal axes perpendicular to at least an optical axis of an imaging optical system, using the reference vector, on the basis of the accelerations in the directions of the three orthogonal axes.. .
Fujifilm Corporation

Light splitting module for obtaining spectrums and dual-mode multiplexing optical device

A light splitting module for obtaining spectrums of an object to be tested is disclosed, which sequentially includes a light entrance window, a diffuser and a filter array along a light entrance direction, wherein the filter array is an angle modulated filter array which has multiple subareas and includes multiple filters with different center wavelengths respectively corresponding to the subareas. Also, a dual-mode multiplexing optical device is disclosed, which includes the light splitting module, an illumination module and a light field imaging module, can realize the integration of spectral detection and light field imaging, so it can be applied to material spectral detection, digital image detection and digital focusing for obtaining high-resolution imaging results; and simultaneously, the modules of the device are detachable, so that users can use the device as required..
University Of Electronic Science And Technology Of China

Augmented/virtual reality near-eye displays with edge imaging lens comprising a plurality of display devices

A system for near-eye display applications. A lens is provided with a beam-splitting interface horizontally along the width of the lens.
Ostendo Technologies, Inc.

Cold weather camera kit

Various embodiments of the present disclosure may include an imaging system that includes a de-icing assembly. The de-icing assembly may include a de-icing window and a window frame.
Flir Systems, Inc.

Medical observation device and lens barrel of medical observation device

To achieve improvement in functionality resulting from switching of optical elements and miniaturization of the device. A medical observation device includes: an imaging optical system configured to capture an image of a subject; an image sensor configured to photoelectrically convert the image of the subject captured by the imaging optical system; and an element holding frame configured to hold a plurality of optical elements and to be capable of being rotated around a rotation shaft.
Sony Corporation

Imaging system and imaging method

An imaging system includes: an image forming device that obtains image information of an object with the focal length to the object being changed by a variable focal length lens in an optical system, so as to form an all-focused image of the object; a sensor device that detects variations in the surface level of the object in a focus direction; and a position adjustment device that adjusts the position of the object in the focus direction in accordance with the surface level variations of the object detected by the sensor device. The position adjustment device adjusts the position of the object in the focus direction in such a manner that the surface level of the object becomes closer to the center of a variable focal length range of the variable focal length lens..
Mitutoyo Corporation

Zoom system with interchangeable optical elements

A method for adjusting the magnification scale of an optical imaging device for exposing or inspecting substrates is provided. The optical imaging device includes a first optical element group, which includes a plurality of first optical elements in an imaging beam path.
Carl Zeiss Smt Gmbh

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, a fifth lens, a sixth lens, and a seventh lens. At least one lens among the first to the sixth 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, a fifth lens, a sixth lens, and a seventh lens. At least one lens among the first to the sixth 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 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.

Medical observation device and lens barrel of medical observation device

To enable a moving object to be movable even when electromotive driving of the moving object is not possible and prevent inconvenience from occurring during medical procedures. A medical observation device includes: an imaging optical system configured to capture an image of a subject; an image sensor configured to photoelectrically convert the image of the subject captured by the imaging optical system; a driving force transmission mechanism configured to have a transmission gear and to transmit a driving force to a moving object; a manual manipulation knob configured to be manipulated to rotate in an axial rotation direction of a fulcrum shaft and to be capable of moving between a first position and a second position in an axial direction of the fulcrum shaft; a switch gear configured to be connected to the manual manipulation knob and to be integrated with the manual manipulation knob and rotate in the axial rotation direction, and to be integrated with the manual manipulation knob and move in the axial direction between a meshing position and a non-meshing position; and a driving motor configured to give a driving force to the moving object.
Sony Corporation

Magnetic force reducer

A downhole tool includes a housing, a permanent magnet in the housing, and magnetic field source that selectively generates a magnetic field which counters a magnetic field generated by the permanent magnet. The downhole tool is deployed in a wellbore that intersects a subterranean formation, and is used for imaging the formation.
Baker Hughes Incorporated

Sparse acquisition gamma cameras

An imaging method and device are described for improving the performance of a gamma camera by optimizing a figure of merit that depends upon cost, efficiency, and spatial resolution. In a modular gamma camera comprising a tiled array of gamma detector modules, the performance figure of merit can be optimized by sparsely placing gamma detector modules within the gamma camera, optimizing collimation, and providing means for detector and/or collimator motion.
Kromek Goup, Plc

Radiation imaging detector with proportional charge gain during readout

The invention relates to a two steps image capture panel for recording x-ray image information. More particularly, the invention relates to a method and an apparatus for directing the internal electric field to capture the x-ray image first on an insulating surface, avoiding charge injection noise from the insulating surface, and then re-directing the internal electrical field to transfer the image charge from the insulating surface to a conductive readout electrode with electric field sufficient for charge gain during image readout..
Vieworks Co., Ltd.

Radiation imaging apparatus, radiation imaging system, and operating radiation imaging apparatus

A radiation imaging apparatus includes a pixel array, a scanning circuit for scanning a plurality of rows of the pixel array in accordance with a selected mode of a plurality of modes, and a readout circuit configured to read out signals from pixels on a selected row in scanning by the scanning circuit. The plurality of modes include a first mode of performing image capturing at a first frame rate and a second mode of performing image capturing at a second frame rate lower than the first frame rate.
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Computed tomography with detector wobble

The present approach relates to a detector design that allows detector-based wobble using an electronic control scheme. In one implementation, each detector pixel is divided into sub-pixels.
General Electric Company

X-ray detector device for inclined angle x-ray radiation

The invention relates to an x-ray detector device (10) for detection of x-ray radiation at an inclined angle relative to the x-ray radiation, an x-ray imaging system (1), an x-ray imaging method, and a computer program element for controlling such device or system for performing such method and a computer readable medium having stored such computer program element. The x-ray detector device (10) comprises a cathode surface (11) and an anode surface (12).
Koninklijke Philips N.v.

X-ray detector, imaging apparatus and calibration method

The present invention relates to an x-ray detector comprising a directly converting semiconductor layer (60) having a plurality of pixels for converting incident radiation into electrical measurement signals with a band gap energy characteristic of the semiconductor layer, wherein said incident radiation is x-ray radiation emitted by an x-ray source (2) or light emitted by at least one light source (30, 33). Further, an evaluation unit (67) is provided for calculating evaluation signals per pixel or group of pixels from first electrical measurement signals generated per pixel or group of pixels when light from said at least one light source at a first intensity is coupled into the semiconductor layer and second electrical measurement signals generated per pixel or group of pixels when light from said at least one light source at a second intensity is coupled into the semiconductor layer, wherein said evaluation unit is configured to detect per pixel or group of pixels a noise peak in said first and second electrical measurement signals and to determine offset and gain per pixel or group of pixels from the detected noise peaks.
Koninklijke Philips N.v.

Ultrasound imaging methods and systems

An ultrasound imaging system may include a probe, a transmitting circuit which may excite the probe to transmit ultrasound beams towards a scanning target in at least three ultrasound propagation directions; a receiving circuit and a beamforming unit which may respectively receive the echoes of the ultrasound beams in the ultrasound propagation directions to obtain the echo signals in each of the ultrasound propagation directions; a data processing unit which may obtain velocity vectors of target points in the scanning target using the echo signals in each of the ultrasound propagation directions and obtain ultrasound images of at least a portion of the scanning target using the echo signals; and a display which may display the velocity vectors and the ultrasound images.. .
Shenzhen Mindray Bio-medical Electronics Co., Ltd.

Two dimension and three dimension imaging with coded pulses based on speed changes of sound/ultrasound

During transmission, a speed of sound pulses gradually reduces due to acoustic impedance. Regulating a length or a density or a sound speed of the sound pulses affects their average speed in the transmitting medium, sound intensity and detecting depth.

Method and imaging the silhouette of an object occluding a light source using a synthetic aperture

A method of determining a silhouette of a remote object is disclosed herein. The method can include directing an array of telescopes at a star to sense an intensity of em radiation over time and transmit signals corresponding to the intensity.
Mda Information Systems Llc

Motion correction in two-component magnetic resonance imaging

Improved motion correction for magnetic resonance imaging is provided. An mr imaging method provides a first sequence of mr images and a second sequence of mr images where: 1) the two sequences are inherently spatially co-registered and synchronous with each other; 2) the first sequence includes signal variation due to one or more causes other than motion or deformation; and 3) the second sequence does not include the signal variation of the first sequence.
The Board Of Trustees Of The Leland Stanford Junior University

Edema invariant tractography

Edema invariant tractography methods are provided. The methods include acquiring data using a multishell, high angular resolution diffusion imaging sequence; (ii) modeling the data using a multi-compartment model; and (iii) reconstructing the fibers through a probabilistic tracking algorithm using a fiber orientation distribution which has streamlines fitted to the output of said probabilistic tracking algorithm..
The Trustees Of The University Of Pennsylvania

Combined shim and bore cooling assembly

An arrangement for shimming a background magnetic field of a magnetic resonance imaging apparatus having an outer vacuum chamber (ovc) bore tube (1). Rails (8, 9) are provided on the ovc bore tube and shim trays (4) are mounted between respective rails..
Siemens Healthcare Limited

Systems and methods for handling peak power requirements of a medical imaging device

A method of handling a peak power requirement of a medical imaging device 106 is presented. The method includes determining, using at least one controlling unit 107, 108, a first voltage corresponding to a direct current (dc) link 116, a second voltage corresponding to one or more energy storage devices 110, or a combination thereof, where a power source 102 is coupled to a plurality of loads via the dc link, and the energy storage devices are coupled to the dc link.
General Electric Company

Rf coil unit comprising dielectric structure, and magnetic resonance imaging system comprising same

Provided are an rf coil unit and a magnetic resonance imaging system. The rf coil unit may include a base on which rf coil elements are formed and a dielectric structure on an inner side of the base.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Method for simultaneous observation of three degrees of vibrational freedom using single heterodyne beam

A laboratory system has demonstrated the measurement of three degrees of vibrational freedom simultaneously using a single beam through heterodyne speckle imaging. The random interference pattern generated by the illumination of a rough surface with coherent light can be exploited to extract information about the surface motion.
United States Of America, As Represented By The Secretary Of The Army

Dosimeters including lensless imaging systems

Among other things, a method comprises imaging a sample displaced between a sensor surface and a surface of a microscopy sample chamber to produce an image of at least a part of the sample. The image is produced using lensless optical microscopy, and the sample contains at least blood from a subject.
Alentic Microscience Inc.

Cell imaging device, cell imaging method, and sample cell

Provided are a cell imaging device and a cell imaging method that can shorten the time period of taking images of cells in a liquid sample, compared with conventional techniques. This cell imaging device introduces a urine sample containing cells into an internal space of a sample cell, moves at least one of the sample cell and an objective lens in a second direction while at least one of the sample cell and the objective lens is moved in a first direction, the second direction being different from the first direction, and takes, at a plurality of imaging positions, images of cells contained in the urine sample by means of an imaging unit..
Sysmex Corporation

Method and system for detecting pesticide residue in argicultural products using mass spectrometry imaging analysis

A method and system for detecting pesticide residue in agricultural products. The system includes a chromatographic and mass-spectrometric system and a computer.
Agricultural Chemicals And Toxic Substances Research Institute, Council Of Agriculture, Execut

Apparatuses and methods for high-precision measurement

A measurement system is provided that includes a radiographic source, a detector, and at least one processor. The at least one processor is operably coupled to the detector and configured to: position the radiographic source in a first position relative to the object to image a first portion of the object, with the first position configured to maintain parallax for the first portion within a predetermined amount; obtain first imaging information of the first portion of the object in the first position; adjust the position of the radiographic source relative to the object to a second position, with the second position configured to maintain parallax for the second portion within a predetermined amount; obtain second imaging information of the second portion of the object in the second position; and generate an image of the object using the first imaging information and the second imaging information..
The Boeing Company

Two-color fluorescence localization super-resolution biological microscopy method and system

A two-color fluorescence localized super-resolution biological microscopy method and system are disclosed. The method includes: performing two-color fluorescence labeling on a biological sample by using alexa647 and alexa750 fluorescent molecules or cy5 and cy7 fluorescent molecules, and soaking the biological sample in an imaging buffer solution; illuminating the biological sample by laser to generate a flashing fluorescent signal of a first channel and a flashing fluorescent signal of a second channel respectively; constructing a super-resolution image of a first biological structure and a super-resolution image of a second biological structure respectively; and aligning the super-resolution image of the first biological structure and the super-resolution image of the second biological structure so as to construct a super-resolution image of a third biological structure.
Shenzhen Nanobioimaging Limited

Systems, devices, and methods for time-resolved fluorescent spectroscopy

Provided herein are devices, systems, and methods for characterizing a biological sample in vivo or ex vivo in real-time using time-resolved spectroscopy. A light source generates a light pulse or continuous light wave and excites the biological sample, inducing a responsive fluorescent signal.
Cedars-sinai Medical Center

Optical device

A device including an imaging optical unit (9) imaging an object field (5) in an image field (10), a structured mask (7), arranged in the region of the object field (5) via reticle holder (8) displaceable in a reticle scanning direction (21), and a sensor apparatus (25), arranged in the region of the image field (10) via a substrate holder (13) displaceable in a substrate scanning direction (22). The mask (7) has at least one measurement structure (27; 33) to be imaged on the sensor apparatus (25), wherein the sensor apparatus (25) includes at least one sensor row (28) with a multiplicity of sensor elements (29), and affords the possibility of testing the imaging optical unit (9) during the displacement of the substrate holder (13) for exposing a substrate (12) arranged on the substrate holder..
Carl Zeiss Smt Gmbh

Temperature measurement system for furnaces

A method for measuring furnace temperatures. The method includes obtaining radiance measurements from a plurality of regions of interest (rois) using a plurality of thermal imaging cameras, and measuring a surface temperature using a radiance measurement obtained from an roi selected from the plurality of rois.
Lumasense Technologies Holdings, Inc.

Imaging method and apparatus

Apparatus for hyperspectral imaging, the apparatus including input optics that receive radiation reflected or radiated from a scene, a spatial modulator that spatially samples radiation received from the input optics to generate spatially sampled radiation, a spectral modulator that spectrally samples the spatially sampled radiation received from the spatial modulator to generate spectrally sampled radiation, a sensor that senses spectrally sampled radiation received from the spectral modulator and generates a corresponding output signal and at least one electronic processing device that controls the spatial and spectral modulators to cause spatial and spectral sampling to be performed, receives output signals and processes the output signals in accordance with performed spatial and spectral sampling to generate a hyperspectral image.. .
Commonwealth Scientific And Industrial Research Organisation

X-ray measuring substance quantity

This x-ray apparatus for measuring a substance quantity includes: an x-ray irradiating unit for irradiating x-rays from above or below a container which contains a substance to be measured; an imaging unit which is disposed so as to face the x-ray irradiating unit with the container between the imaging unit and the x-ray irradiating unit, and which obtains image data on the basis of the transmitted x-rays passing through the container; and a substance quantity calculating unit which processes the obtained image data and calculates the quantity of the substance to be measured, on the basis of the intensity of the transmitted x-rays for each pixel in the container.. .
Beamsense Co., Ltd.

Assisted 3d change detection

An imaging tool creates a first image of a scene and a second image of the scene taken after the first image. An rf tag reader receives data from an rf tag associated with the scene.
Trimble Inc.

Calibration system, work machine, and calibration method

A calibration system includes at least a pair of imaging devices in a work machine having a working unit that image an object; a position detector detecting a position of the working unit; and a processing unit that, by using first position information about a predetermined position of the working unit captured by the imaging devices, second position information about the predetermined position detected by the position detector in an attitude of the working unit taken when the imaging devices image the predetermined position, and third position information about a predetermined position outside the work machine, imaged by the imaging devices, obtains information about a position and an attitude of the imaging devices, and transformation information used for transforming a position of the object imaged by the imaging devices from a first coordinate system to a second coordinate system.. .
Komatsu Ltd.

Curable composition, infrared cut filter with light-shielding film, and solid-state imaging device

The present invention provides a curable composition which is suitably used for the production of a light-shielding film which has excellent light-shielding properties, exhibits low reflectivity, has excellent pattern linearity, and is not susceptible to chipping; an infrared cut filter with a light-shielding film; and a solid-state imaging device. The curable composition according to the present invention includes a curable compound which has at least one selected from the group consisting of a fluorine atom, a silicon atom, a linear alkyl group having 8 or more carbon atoms, and a branched alkyl group having 3 or more carbon atoms, and a curable functional group; a silane coupling agent; and a black pigment..
Fujifilm Corporation

Methods for enhancing permeability to blood-brain barrier, and uses thereof

Disclosed herein is a method of facilitating the delivery of an agent across blood-brain barrier (bbb) of a subject. The method includes administering to the subject in sequence or concomitantly, an effective amount of a growth factor selected from the group consisting of, vascular endothelial growth factor (vegf), insulin-like growth factor i (igf-1), igf-ii, a portion thereof and a combination thereof; and an agent that is any of a therapeutic agent or an imaging agent.
Academia Sinica

Methods and compositions for improved f-18 labeling of proteins, peptides and other molecules

The present application discloses compositions and methods of synthesis and use of 18f- or 19f-labeled molecules of use in pet, spect and/or mr imaging. Preferably, the 18f or 19f is conjugated to a targeting molecule by formation of a complex with a group iiia metal and binding of the complex to a bifunctional chelating agent, which may then be directly or indirectly attached to the targeting molecule.
Immunomedics, Inc.

Probes for imaging huntingtin protein

Provided are imaging agents comprising a compound of formula i, or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, and methods of their use.. .
Cchdi Foundation Inc.

Probes for imaging huntingtin protein

Provided are imaging agents comprising a compound of formula (i), or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, and methods of their use.. .
Chdi Foundation, Inc.

Complementary metal oxide semiconductor (cmos) ultrasonic transducers and methods for forming the same

Complementary metal oxide semiconductor (cmos) ultrasonic transducers (cuts) and methods for forming cuts are described. The cuts may include monolithically integrated ultrasonic transducers and integrated circuits for operating in connection with the transducers.
Butterfly Network, Inc.

Control device, control method, and flight vehicle device

[solution] provided is the control device including an illuminating control unit configured to adjust a light amount of an illuminating device according to an inclination of a body of a flight vehicle device that has an imaging device configured to photograph a photographing target and the illuminating device configured to illuminate the photographing target.. .





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