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 Eye mounted displays and systems, with eye tracker and head tracker patent thumbnailnew patent Eye mounted displays and systems, with eye tracker and head tracker
A display device is mounted on and/or inside the eye. The eye mounted display contains multiple sub-displays, each of which projects light to different retinal positions within a portion of the retina corresponding to the sub-display.
Spy Eye, Llc


 Eye mounted displays and systems, with headpiece patent thumbnailnew patent Eye mounted displays and systems, with headpiece
A display device is mounted on and/or inside the eye. The eye mounted display contains multiple sub-displays, each of which projects light to different retinal positions within a portion of the retina corresponding to the sub-display.
Spy Eye, Llc


 System and  a compact display patent thumbnailnew patent System and a compact display
Provided is a compact display system and method for creating, with minimal volume, a focused, high quality, full color, large fov virtual image characterized by eye-limited spatial resolution. The provided compact display (i) enables a flexible range of eye relief, and (ii) enables a large exit pupil..
Honeywell International Inc.


 Method and device for helping to understand an auditory sensory message by transforming it into a visual message patent thumbnailnew patent Method and device for helping to understand an auditory sensory message by transforming it into a visual message
A method and a device for helping a hearing-impaired person to understand an auditory sensory message by transforming the auditory message into a visual message and projecting this message on a support in the field of vision of the hearing-impaired person. This device comprises a support (11) carrying a sensor in the form of microphones (16, 17) to pick up the message, recording and memorizing module (19) for recording and memorizing/storing in real time the auditory message, and transforming the message into a visual message.

 Eye alignment monitor and method patent thumbnailnew patent Eye alignment monitor and method
An eye alignment monitor and method are described for the detection of variability of the relative alignment of the two eyes with each other, thereby detecting deficits of binocular function, for use as a screening device for these abnormalities especially in infants and young children. Each embodiment includes means for tracking of the positions of a subject's two eyes simultaneously, and furthermore includes repetitive calculation of the relative positions of the two eyes with respect to each other.
The Johns Hopkins University


 Method of detecting boundaries of the human eye patent thumbnailMethod of detecting boundaries of the human eye
A method of generating a reliable image of an iris for subsequent optical analysis leading to identification or authentication of a mammal. The method comprises directing point light sources towards the iris, capturing a gray scale image of the iris and reflections of the point light sources, deriving a two tone image from the gray scale image, generating an image containing the true boundaries of the pupil, determining boundaries of the iris and generating an image containing the true boundaries of the iris, and generating a final image of the iris from the image containing the true boundaries of the iris.

 Means for controlling the progression of myopia patent thumbnailMeans for controlling the progression of myopia
A contact lens for use in controlling or retarding the progression of myopia in an eye has a central optical zone approximating the normal diameter of the pupil of the eye that gives clear central vision at distance for the wearer. An annular peripheral optical zone that is substantially outside the diameter of the pupil is formed around the central optical zone with greater refractive power than that of the central zone so that oblique rays entering the eye through the peripheral optical zone will be brought to focus at a focal plane that is substantially on or anterior to the peripheral region of the retina.
Vision Crc Limited


 Eye mounted displays and systems, with data transmission patent thumbnailEye mounted displays and systems, with data transmission
A display device is mounted on and/or inside the eye. The eye mounted display contains multiple sub-displays, each of which projects light to different retinal positions within a portion of the retina corresponding to the sub-display.
Spy Eye, Llc


 Systems, methods, and devices for measuring eye movement and pupil response patent thumbnailSystems, methods, and devices for measuring eye movement and pupil response
A device for monitoring eye movement and pupil response that comprises a first optical pathway for displaying one or more images to the eyes of a patient and a second optical pathway for obtaining images of the eyes of a patient. The device further comprises at least one screen for displaying an image to the left eye of the patient which is not visible to the right eye of the patient and for displaying an image to the right eye of the patient which is not visible to the left eye of the patient; a first camera for capturing images of the left eye of the patient; and a second camera for capturing images of the right eye of the patient at substantially the same time as the first camera is capturing images of the left eye of the patient.
Brien Holden Vision Diagnostics Inc.


 Eye mounted displays and systems, with scaler using pseudo cone pixels patent thumbnailEye mounted displays and systems, with scaler using pseudo cone pixels
A display device is mounted on and/or inside the eye. The eye mounted display contains multiple sub-displays, each of which projects light to different retinal positions within a portion of the retina corresponding to the sub-display.
Spy Eye, Llc


Eye mounted displays and systems, with scaler

A display device is mounted on and/or inside the eye. The eye mounted display contains multiple sub-displays, each of which projects light to different retinal positions within a portion of the retina corresponding to the sub-display.
Spy Eye, Llc

Gaze tracking device and a head mounted device embedding said gaze tracking device

The present disclosure generally relates to a gaze tracking device. Gaze tracking is a process of measuring either the point of regard or the motion of an eye relatively to the head of a person.
Thomson Licensing

System and retinopathy detection

A device providing an indication of eye disease in a patient comprises a light emitter; an optical assembly arranged so that light emitted from the light emitter reaches an eye of the patient; a camera arranged to image the eye of the patient; and a controller. The controller measures the eye's pupil area using images received from the camera and adjusts the luminance of the light emitted from the light emitter as a non-constant function of the eye's pupil area so as to create a plurality of stimulus intervals.
Lkc Technologies Inc.

Backside illumination image sensor and image-capturing device

A backside illumination image sensor that includes a semiconductor substrate with a plurality of photoelectric conversion elements and a read circuit formed on a front surface side of the semiconductor substrate, and captures an image by outputting, via the read circuit, electrical signals generated as incident light having reached a back surface side of the semiconductor substrate is received at the photoelectric conversion elements includes: a light shielding film formed on a side where incident light enters the photoelectric conversion elements, with an opening formed therein in correspondence to each photoelectric conversion element; and an on-chip lens formed at a position set apart from the light shielding film by a predetermined distance in correspondence to each photoelectric conversion element. The light shielding film and an exit pupil plane of the image forming optical system achieve a conjugate relation to each other with regard to the on-chip lens..
Nikon Corporation

Optimized stereoscopic visualization

The present invention discloses a method comprising: calculating an x separation distance between a left eye and a right eye, said x separation distance corresponding to an interpupilary distance in a horizontal direction; and transforming geometry and texture only once for said left eye and said right eye.. .
Intel Corporation

System and determining a pupillary response to a multimedia data element

A system and method for determining a pupillary response to a multimedia data element. The method includes receiving a first image including a pupil; receiving a second image including the pupil, wherein the second image is captured after a display of a mmde; generating, for each of the first image and the second image, a signature; comparing the signature of the first image and the signature of the second image; determining, based on the signature comparison, a user attention to the displayed mmde; and associating the displayed mmde with the determined user attention..
Cortica, Ltd.

Detection method and system

A detection method executed by a computer, the detection method includes detecting a plurality of pupil candidates from a face image region in an image of a subject based on specific shape information, and identifying at least one pupil candidate as a pupil from among the plurality of pupil candidates based on brightness information related to an image region outside of the face image region and learning information indicating a relationship between the brightness information and a size of the pupil.. .
Fujitsu Limited

Retinal projection device and activating a display of a retinal projection device

The present disclosure is directed to retinal display projection device comprising a projection component arranged for projecting an image directly onto the retina of a user wearing the device. The projection device further comprises an eye gaze detection module arranged to take an eye image of a user's eyes and to activate the projection component if a pupil of the user is in a predetermined position in said eye image..
Logitech Europe S.a.

Inspection apparatus and method, lithographic apparatus, lithographic processing cell and device manufacturing method

The present invention determines property of a target (30) on a substrate (w), such as a grating on a wafer. An inspection apparatus has an illumination source (702, 710) with two or more illumination beams (716, 716′, 716″, 716′″) in the pupil plane of a high numerical aperture objective lens (l3).
Asml Netherlands B.v.

Contact lens comprising non-coaxial lenslets for preventing and/or slowing myopia progression

Contact lenses incorporating an array of non-coaxial lenslets with add power that create non-coaxial myopic defocus within the optic zone of the lens may be utilized to prevent and/or slow myopia progression. The positive, non-coaxial lenslets cover about twenty to eighty percent of the central pupil area to deliver positive foci of light in front of the retina to slow the rate of myopia progression..
Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, Inc.

Systems, devices, and methods for eyebox expansion in wearable heads-up displays

Systems, devices, and methods for eyebox expansion by exit pupil replication in wearable heads-up displays (“whuds”) are described. A whud includes a scanning laser projector (“slp”), a holographic combiner, and an optical splitter positioned in the optical path therebetween.
Thalmic Labs Inc.

Systems, devices, and methods for eyebox expansion in wearable heads-up displays

Systems, devices, and methods for eyebox expansion by exit pupil replication in scanning laser-based wearable heads-up displays (“whuds”) are described. The whuds described herein each include a scanning laser projector (“slp”), a holographic combiner, and an optical replicator positioned in the optical path therebetween.
Thalmic Labs Inc.

Method of designing an imaging system, spatial filter and imaging system including such a spatial filter

A method of designing an imaging system including an optical system having a longitudinal optical axis, an image sensor and a spatial filter, the imaging system being configured to form an image of a focusing plane on the image sensor. The optical transfer function of the optical system combined with the spatial filter is calculated as a function of the image spatial frequencies, and of the focusing defect (Ψ), so as to determine a contrast map and a phase map of the optical system combined with the pupil function of the spatial filter, the contrast map and the phase map being a function, of the spatial frequency (f), and of the focusing defect (Ψ), and it is determined, based on these maps, a value of longitudinal extension (.
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Imaging apparatus, controlling imaging apparatus

An imaging apparatus receive light fluxes passing through and incident on different pupil regions of an imaging optical system and generates at least image data of one pair of subject images. Imaging surface correction information regarding a manufacturing error or optical characteristics of design of an imaging lens is transmitted from a lens control unit of the imaging lens to a system control unit of a camera body, and then the system control unit receives the imaging surface correction information.
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Pupil detection device

There is provided a pupil tracking device including an active light source, an image sensor and a processing unit. The active light source emits light toward an eyeball alternatively in a first brightness value and a second brightness value.
Pixart Imaging Inc.

Optical component

An optical component for a projection exposure apparatus includes a multiplicity of variably positionable beam-guiding elements which serve as pupil facets. The optical component can be arranged in the beam path of the projection optical unit..
Carl Zeiss Smt Gmbh

Automobile pillar structure

An automobile pillar structure is provided that includes a transparent portion that configures a skeleton of a pillar of a vehicle, the transparent portion being made of transparent resin, and being disposed such that a lengthwise direction thereof coincides with a vehicle vertical direction; and a glass holding portion that is disposed at least at a vehicle width direction outer side of the transparent portion, and that holds a glass, the glass holding portion being configured such that width dimension along a direction intersecting the lengthwise direction of the transparent portion is set equal to or less than an interpupillary distance of a driver.. .
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Non-invasive assessing and monitoring brain injuries

A method of assessing a brain injury of a patient that comprises performing a brain wave test, performing a pupillary response test, and performing an eye tracking test, then generating a brain injury score based on the results of the brain wave test, the pupillary response test, and the eye tracking test. In some examples, the brain injury score is determined by comparing the test results with a normative database of reference results..
The Regents Of The University Of California

Image correction method, image correction apparatus and video system

The present invention provides an image correction method, an image correction apparatus and a video system. The image correction method comprises: obtaining an actual face image; obtaining a target sample image matching with the actual face image; and correcting each eye area of the actual face image according to the target sample image such that orientation of each eye area of the corrected actual face image coincides with orientation of a corresponding eye area of the target sample image.
Boe Technology Group Co., Ltd.

Arrangement for and imaging targets with improved light collecting efficiency over extended range of working distances

An imaging lens assembly for an imaging reader includes a base lens having an optical power, a target side facing a target, and an imager side facing an imager. An aperture stop directly contacts the imager side and has an aperture through which return light from the target passes.
Symbol Technologies, Llc

Prismatic eyepiece attachment for telescopic gun sights

An attachment device that shifts the exit pupil position of a telescopic gun sight is introduced. The attachment includes a refracting wedge prism to tilt the viewing axis of the telescopic sight.
Lucida Research Llc

Determining inter-pupillary distance

A head-mounted display device is disclosed that includes an at least partially see-though display, a processor, and a non-volatile storage device holding instructions executable by the processor to: select an image that corresponds to a physical object viewable by the user; display the image at a perceived offset to the physical object; in response to alignment user input, move a perceived position of the image relative to the physical object; output an instruction to provide completion user input when the image appears to align with the physical object; when the completion user input is received, determine the inter-pupillary distance of the user; and calibrate the head mounted display device based on the inter-pupillary distance.. .

Motion based view matrix tuning

Various embodiments relating to using motion based view matrix tuning to calibrate a head-mounted display device are disclosed. In one embodiment, the holograms are rendered with different view matrices, each view matrix corresponding to a different inter-pupillary distance.

Imaging apparatus with two image sensors

A pair of pupil regions of an exit pupil, through which light beams received by a pair of photoelectric conversion units included in a pixel portion of a first image sensor respectively pass, are overlapped. A pair of pupil regions of an exit pupil, through which light beams received by a pair of photoelectric conversion units included in a pixel portion of a second image sensor respectively pass, are overlapped.
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Display adjustment methods and head-mounted display devices

This disclosure relates to display adjustment methods and head-mounted display devices. The head-mounted display device includes: first and second display modules; a first adjustment unit for triggering the first display module to enter a diopter adjustment mode and/or an interpupillary distance adjustment mode and for triggering the second display module to enter a non-adjustment mode; a confirmation unit for receiving a confirmation signal indicating that the first adjustment unit has completed the adjustment; a second adjustment unit for triggering the second display module to enter the diopter adjustment mode and/or the interpupillary distance adjustment mode and for triggering the first display module to enter the non-adjustment mode after the confirmation unit has received another confirmation signal.
Shenzhen Royole Technologies Co. Ltd.

Display module assembly and an electronic device using the same

This disclosure relates to a display module assembly that includes two optical module assemblies, two first adjustment mechanisms, two image generation devices, and two second adjustment mechanisms each corresponding to one of the first adjustment mechanisms. Each first adjustment mechanism is movably connected to a corresponding one of the optical module assemblies for adjusting distance between the two optical module assemblies.
Shenzhen Royole Technologies Co. Ltd.

Control apparatus and control spatial light modulator

A control apparatus includes a lens, an slm presenting a modulation pattern on a modulation plane and outputting modulated light l2 for forming light spots p1 and p2 on a pupil plane of the lens, an imaging device imaging a fringe pattern image formed on a focal plane of the lens and generating image data da indicating the fringe pattern image, a calculation unit calculating at least one kind of parameter among an intensity amplitude, a phase shift amount, and an intensity average from the image data da, an analysis unit obtaining a deviation in relative positions of an optical axis of the lens and a reference coordinate of the modulation plane based on the parameter, and a changing unit changing an origin position of the reference coordinate so that the deviation in the relative positions is decreased.. .
Hamamatsu Photonics K.k.

Compact mechanism for inter-pupil distance adjustment of viewing systems

The present invention provides an apparatus and method for adjusting an inter-pupil distance between eyepieces associated with a pair of telescopic elements in a viewing system with each of the telescopic elements having a corresponding rectilinear focal plane array at the focal plane thereof. The apparatus includes a mechanical drive for moving the focal plane arrays associated with the telescopic elements, wherein the inter-pupil distance is adjusted without skewing an orientation of the focal plane arrays, wherein distortion associated with inter-pupil distance adjustment is eliminated..
Bae Systems Information And Electronic Systems Integration Inc.

System and iris-pupil contrast enhancement

System and method of photoaltering a region of an eye using an enhanced contrast between the iris and the pupil of the imaged eye. The system includes a laser assembly outputting a pulsed laser beam, a user interface displaying one of a first digital image of the eye and a second digital image of the eye, and a controller coupled to the laser assembly and the user interface.
Amo Development, Llc

System and iris-pupil contrast enhancement

System and method of photoaltering a region of an eye using an enhanced contrast between the iris and the pupil of the imaged eye. The system includes a laser assembly outputting a pulsed laser beam, a user interface displaying one of a first digital image of the eye and a second digital image of the eye, and a controller coupled to the laser assembly and the user interface.
Amo Development, Llc

Image capturing apparatus and control method therefor

An image capturing apparatus includes an image sensor 104 in which at least part of pixels arranged in two dimensions are configured as focus detection pixels with divided-pupil, a memory control circuit 113 configured to read out from a memory position information for the focus detection pixels 401, 402 stored in the memory, and a correction circuit 110 configured to identify positions of the focus detection pixels 401, 402 in the image sensor 104 based on the position information for the focus detection pixels 401, 402 and to correct a defective focus detection pixel signal using defect-free focus detection pixel signals.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Stacked display panels for image enhancement

A head-mounted display (hmd) includes an electronic display element and an optics block. The electronic display element includes a plurality of display panels that together output image light.
Oculus Vr, Llc

Palette-based optical recognition code generators and decoders

An optical recognition (or) code mark is provided. In one example, an or code includes a segmented portion and a registration mark (e.g., in the form of an iris or pupil) positioned relative to the segmented portion.
Winkk, Inc.

Virtual or augmented reality headsets having adjustable interpupillary distance

A virtual or augmented reality headset is provided having a frame, a pair of virtual or augmented reality eyepieces, and an interpupillary distance adjustment mechanism. The frame includes opposing arm members and a bridge positioned intermediate the opposing arm members.
Magic Leap, Inc.

Device that delivers a sustained low-dose of a myopia-suppressing drug, while preserving pupillary function and accommodation

A non-degradable topical ocular drug delivery device includes about 0.001% to about 10% w/w of at least one myopia-suppressing agent complexed with an immobile acid within a crosslinked polymer matrix. The cross-linked polymer matrix is configured to deliver the least one myopia-suppressing agent over an extended period of time at a concentration and rate that controls myopia progression while preserving pupillary function and accommodation..
Amorphex Therapeutics Llc

Prosthetic capsular devices, systems, and methods

Prosthetic capsular devices (e.g., bag, bowl, housing, structure, cage, frame) include technology devices such as a computer, virtual reality device, display device, wifi/internet access device, image receiving device, biometric sensor device, game device, image viewers or senders, gpss, e-mail devices, combinations thereof, and/or the like. The technology devices can be used in combination with an intraocular lens.
Omega Ophthalmics Llc

Systems and methods for eye tracking for motion corrected ophthalmic optical coherenece tomography

Systems and methods for eye tracking for motion corrected ophthalmic optical coherence tomography (oct) are disclosed. According to an aspect, an imaging system includes an eye tracking device configured to determine movement of an eye.
Duke University

Distance calculation apparatus, imaging apparatus and distance calculation method

A distance calculation apparatus comprises a distance calculation unit configured to calculate a distance information by comparing a local region of a first image corresponding to a first pupil region and a local region of a second image corresponding to a second pupil region; and a confidence calculation unit configured to calculate, for a plurality of times, a first value, which indicates a contrast change amount along the first axis, in a second axis direction crossing the first axis, in the local region of the image, and calculate confidence of the distance information based on a second value, which is a value representing the plurality of first values, wherein a center of gravity of the first pupil region and a center of gravity of the second pupil region are located at different positions along a first axis.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Solid-state imaging device and electronic apparatus

A solid-state imaging device including a phase difference pixel that includes: a photoelectric conversion unit formed in a semiconductor substrate; a light blocking film that is provided in an insulating layer stacked on the semiconductor substrate, and shields substantially a half of the phase difference pixel from light, with the boundary being the pupil position; and a polarizing structure that polarizes light passing through an opening portion not shielded from light by the light blocking film. The present technology can be applied to solid-state imaging devices capable of image plane phase difference autofocusing, for example..

Method for detecting and classifying events of a scene

The subject of the invention is a method for detecting and classifying events of a scene by means of a single-pupil imaging system equipped with a visnir detector in the 0.6 μm-1.1 μm band and with an swir detector, which comprises steps of acquiring synchronized visnir and swir successive 2d images, of displaying the visnir images, and of processing these images, which consists in: comparing the swir images so as to determine, for each pixel, the variation in illumination from one swir image to another and the peak value of these swir illuminations, if this variation in swir illumination is greater than a threshold, then an event associated with said pixel is detected and: its date, its temporal shape and its duration are determined, in the visnir images, the coordinates are determined of the corresponding pixel for which: the variation in the illumination from one visnir image to another and the peak value of these visnir illuminations are calculated, and these variations in swir and visnir illumination and their peak values are compared so as to estimate a temperature of the event, the distance of the corresponding point of the scene is estimated so as to calculate the intensity of the event on the basis of the swir and visnir illuminations and on the basis of this distance, the total energy of the event is estimated on the basis of its temporal shape and of its intensity, the event is classified as a function of its duration, its temperature, its intensity and its energy, the previous steps are repeated for another pixel of the swir images.. .
Thales

3d image analyzer for determining the gaze direction

A 3d image analyzer for the determination of a gaze direction or a line of sight (having a gaze direction vector and a location vector, which e.g. Indicates the pupil midpoint and where the gaze direction vector starts) in a 3d room is configured to receive one first set of image data and a further set of image information, wherein the first image contains a pattern, which displays a three-dimensional object from a first perspective into a first image plane, and wherein the further set contains an image having a pattern, which displays the same three-dimensional object from a further perspective into a further image plane, or wherein the further set has an image information and/or a relation between at least two points in the first image and/or at least a position information.
Fraunhofer-gesellschaft Zur Foerderung Der Angewandten Forschung E.v.



Pupil topics:
  • Aberration
  • Imaging System
  • Nose Surgery
  • Eyeglasses
  • Refractive Error
  • Dysphotopsia
  • Multifocal
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Physiologic
  • Postoperative
  • Ocular Lens
  • Intraocular
  • Intraocular Lens
  • Anterior Chamber
  • Image Capture


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