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07/21/16
20160212409 
 Methods and  environmental measurements and/or stereoscopic image capture patent thumbnailnew patent Methods and environmental measurements and/or stereoscopic image capture
A camera rig including one or more stereoscopic camera pairs and/or one or more light field cameras are described. Images are captured by the light field cameras and stereoscopic camera pairs are captured at the same time.
Nextvr Inc.


07/14/16
20160202282 
 Athermalized optics for laser wind sensing patent thumbnailAthermalized optics for laser wind sensing
Techniques are disclosed for providing an optical assembly to provide stereoscopic images of a reflected laser spot to a camera for wind measurement. According to certain embodiments of the invention, an optical assembly can include left and right (or first and second) subassemblies having lens groups and reflective elements that cause light traveling left and right subassemblies to follow similar paths to focus on respective left and right portions of a camera.
Cubic Corporation


06/30/16
20160191890 
 Image processing apparatus patent thumbnailImage processing apparatus
In an image processing apparatus, an image acquiring unit acquires a first image and a second image that form stereoscopic images. A first sub-image extracting unit extracts first sub-images from the first image.

06/30/16
20160191888 
 Device, method and computer program for 3d rendering patent thumbnailDevice, method and computer program for 3d rendering
The present disclosure improves 3d representation (by means of adjusting disparity between pictures) in stereoscopic or autostereoscopic images in order to better fit the natural viewing geometry by modifying each image of a stereo pair with a geometric transform centered on an intersection point of an imaging plane and a gaze direction for each of eyes. An observer's view is modeled independently for the left and right eyes, and the left and right views are processed independently with the goal to re-align pixel directions for each of eyes to make these directions more in correspondence with natural vision for the observer..

06/23/16
20160182887 
 Three dimensional imaging with a single camera patent thumbnailThree dimensional imaging with a single camera
Systems and methods provide accurate pixel depth information to be applied to a single image taken by a single camera in generating a three-dimensional (3d) image. In particular, two or more images can be captured during, e.g., lateral movement of a camera to ascertain depth in a scene on a pixel level.

06/23/16
20160182877 
 Augmented reality based user interfacing patent thumbnailAugmented reality based user interfacing
A display system renders a motion parallax view of object images based upon multiple observers. Also, a headset renders stereoscopic images that augment either physical objects viewed through the headset, or virtual objects projected by a stereoscopic display separate from the headset, or both.

06/09/16
20160165211 
 Automotive imaging system patent thumbnailAutomotive imaging system
Various implementations include an automotive imaging system that includes at least three cameras disposed on a vehicle and an electronic control unit (ecu) in electronic communication with the cameras. The three cameras have overlapping fields of view, and a processor of the ecu may be configured for generating at least three stereoscopic images from images captured by each pair of cameras and blending these stereoscopic images into one high quality panoramic image.
Board Of Trustees Of The University Of Alabama


05/12/16
20160131914 
 Head-mounted display system including an eye-tracker system and means for adaptation of the images emitted patent thumbnailHead-mounted display system including an eye-tracker system and means for adaptation of the images emitted
Visual display systems are described having means for generating stereoscopic images, a device for visual display of said stereoscopic images having a projector and a semitransparent screen; and a pair of stereoscopic spectacles. The projector according to the invention has an imager and an interference filter, the spectral transmission of which has at least one transmission band of determined width centred around a wavelength, said wavelength being dependent on the incidence of the light on said interference filter.
Thales


05/05/16
20160124234 
 Stereoscopic visual display system with active wavelength multiplexing patent thumbnailStereoscopic visual display system with active wavelength multiplexing
Visual display systems are described having means for generating stereoscopic images, a device for visual display of said stereoscopic images having a projector and a semitransparent screen; and a pair of stereoscopic spectacles. The projector according to the invention has an imager and an interference filter, the spectral transmission of which has at least one transmission band of determined width centred around a wavelength, said wavelength being dependent on the incidence of the light on said interference filter.
Thales


04/28/16
20160119605 
 Video processing  use with a sequence of stereoscopic images patent thumbnailVideo processing use with a sequence of stereoscopic images
To generate a warning that a stereoscopic image sequence has been synthesised from a 2d image sequence, a video processor correlates left-eye image data and right-eye image data to identify any sustained temporal offset between the left-eye and right-eye image data. A measure of sustained correlation between a measured spatial distribution of horizontal disparity and a spatial model can also be used to generate the warning..
Snell Limited


04/14/16
20160105664 

Stereoscopic images display apparatus comprising flexible barrier pattern


The present specification provides a stereoscopic image display apparatus of which a barrier pattern arrangement can be modified according to the movement of a user. According to one example, disclosed is the stereoscopic image display apparatus comprising: an electrode on one side provided with a plurality of extended electrodes which are separated from each other; an electrode on the other side provided with a plurality of extended electrodes which are separated from each other; and a liquid crystal portion, arranged between the electrode on the one side and the electrode on the other side, for forming a barrier pattern according to an electric field or a potential difference selectively formed between the electrode on the one side and the electrode on the other side, wherein each of the extended electrodes of the electrode on the one side and each of the extended electrodes of the electrode on the other side are provided so as to overlap while in mutually corresponding positions with respect to the liquid crystal portion at the center, and wherein the barrier pattern arrangement formed on the liquid crystal portion can be modified depending on the application state of a voltage or a pulse applied to the electrode on the one side and the electrode on the other side..

04/14/16
20160105659 

Stereoscopic picture generation apparatus and stereoscopic picture generation method


An information processing apparatus includes an image pickup element which acquires at least three images of an object, each image corresponding to a different perspective of the object; and a control unit which selectively combines subsets of the images to generate stereoscopic images.. .

03/31/16
20160094859 

Directed interpolation and data post-processing


An encoding device evaluates a plurality of processing and/or post-processing algorithms and/or methods to be applied to a video stream, and signals a selected method, algorithm, class or category of methods/algorithms either in an encoded bitstream or as side information related to the encoded bitstream. A decoding device or post-processor utilizes the signaled algorithm or selects an algorithm/method based on the signaled method or algorithm.
Dolby Laboratories Licensing Corporation


03/31/16
20160094837 

Distributed stereoscopic rendering for stereoscopic projecton and display


A method of generating stereoscopic images includes receiving a call from an application programming interface (api) via at least one communication channel of a network, intercepting the call, via the network, transmitting the call to at least one remote computing device, modulating the call to match a user's head position and direction, generating left and right perspective views, rendering outputs of the left and right perspective views, and forwarding the outputs, via the network, to a graphics processing unit. The left and right perspective views are displayed on display hardware, such as power walls and/or 3d caves and/or wearable stereoscopic display devices..
3doo, Inc.


03/24/16
20160088291 

Monochrome stereoscopic projection display system on semitransparent plate


The field of the invention is that of viewing systems comprising means for generating stereoscopic images, a viewing device comprising a projector and a semitransparent screen and a pair of stereoscopic glasses. The projector according to the invention comprises means arranged so as to project alternatively a first image emitted at a first wavelength and a second image emitted at a second wavelength different from the first wavelength.
Thales


03/24/16
20160086423 

Three-dimensional, multi-view displays and related techniques


A method of displaying stereoscopic 3d images of a casino game apparatus is provided. Positions of heads of two or more viewers of a display device are determined.
Gtech Canada Ulc


03/24/16
20160086370 

System and injection of mapping functions


A method and system for improving display quality by injecting a portion of computer code into an existing compositor, using the portion of computer code to apply a mapping function to a first digital image, and forming a second digital image based upon the first digital image as adapted by applying the applied mapping function in the compositor. The second digital image may then be displayed to a viewer via one or more displays where each display forms a part of the displayed digital image.
Scalable Display Technologies, Inc.


03/17/16
20160080734 

Graphical system with enhanced stereopsis


A computer system that provides stereoscopic images is described. During operation, the computer system generates the stereoscopic images at a location corresponding to a viewing plane based on data having a discrete spatial resolution, where the stereoscopic images include image parallax.
Echopixel, Inc.


03/17/16
20160077349 

Autostereoscopic 3d display device


Accordingly, it may be possible to provide an effect of removing or minimizing 3d crosstalk, luminance difference, and image flipping in stereoscopic images, thereby enhancing the perceived depth of stereoscopic images.. .

03/10/16
20160073084 

Compatible stereoscopic video delivery


stereoscopic images are subsampled and placed in a “checkerboard” pattern in an image. The image is encoded in a monoscopic video format.
Dolby Laboratories Licensing Corporation


03/03/16
20160065929 

Subtitling for stereoscopic images


A method, apparatus and system of the present invention enable the location of subtitles for a stereoscopic image and a selection of the disparity of stereo subtitles to ensure proper display of the subtitles within frames of the stereoscopic content. In one embodiment, the functionality of the concepts of the present invention is based on a player capable of displaying stereo content by reading two streams (one for the left view, one for the right view) and mixing the streams in real time using a mode supported on a 3d display (i.e.
Thomson Licensing


01/07/16
20160007006 

Stereoscopic video recording method, stereoscopic video recording medium, stereoscopic video reproducing method, stereoscopic video recording apparatus, and stereoscopic video reproducing apparatus


The present invention is for more optimally performing recording and reproduction of stereoscopic video. In the present invention, parallax information is utilized to store, in a recording medium, stereoscopic video including left-eye images and right-eye images.
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation


12/31/15
20150377607 

Sensor system for determining distance information based on stereoscopic images


A distance measurement method determines the distance of a sensor system to a physical object. The method includes obtaining at least a pair of stereoscopic images including the physical object, and applying to each element of at least a portion of a first image of the pair of stereoscopic images and to each element of at least a portion of a second image of the pair of stereoscopic images at least two differently shaped or sized filters, respectively.
Honda Research Institute Europe Gmbh


12/24/15
20150373318 

Method and adjusting stereoscopic image parallax


The present invention provides a method for adjusting stereoscopic image parallax. An original camera is provided.
Superd Co., Ltd.


12/17/15
20150363976 

Generating a sequence of stereoscopic images for a head-mounted display


Apparatus (301) for generating a sequence of stereoscopic images for a head-mounted display depicting a virtual environment includes an angular motion sensor (402) that outputs an indication of the orientation of the head-mounted display, a texture buffer (409) that is refreshed with left and right textures that define left and a right pre-rendered scenes in the virtual environment, a rendering processor (412) which then renders left and right images from respective render viewpoints determined by the output of the angular motion sensor, by mapping the textures onto respectively left and right spheres or polyhedrons, the left and right rendered images then being provided to a stereoscopic display (202, 203) in the head-mounted display, and the rendering processor renders the left and right images at a higher rate than the left and right textures are refreshed in the texture buffer.. .
Next Logic Pty Ltd.


12/10/15
20150358611 

Apparatus and adjusting stereoscopic image parallax and stereo camera


The present invention provides a method and apparatus for adjusting stereoscopic image parallax and a stereo camera. The parallax adjusting method includes obtaining a depth range of a current scene.
Shenzhen Mercury Optoelectronics Research Institute


11/26/15
20150341622 

Apparatus and displaying stereoscopic images


One aspect of the disclosed invention relates to a stereoscopic display apparatus comprising: a stereo image acquisition unit configured to acquire a first stereo image for a first image and a second stereo image for a second image; a border generation unit configured to generate a border for separating the first image from the second image; and a displaying unit configured to combine the second stereo image and the generated border with the first stereo image and display the combined stereo images.. .
Thomson Licensing


11/26/15
20150335235 

Network of devices for performing optical/optometric/opthalmological tests, and controlling said network of devices


A network of devices for performing optical/optometric/ophthalmological tests comprises at least one patient-interface designed to display three-dimensional and/or stereoscopic images and provided with at least one display screen with a nested, three-dimensional projection/display capability, and at least one operator-interface designed to apply control and management functions to the patient-interface.. .
Realvision S.r.l.


11/12/15
20150326849 

3d display device and selective image display method thereof


An image providing apparatus, a display unit; a controller configured to receive a first image and a second image different from the first image. In addition, the first and second images are different from pair of stereoscopic images, to display the received first and second images on the same display region of the display unit; a first glasses configured to pass only the displayed first image; and a second glasses configured to pass only the displayed second image.
Lg Electronics Inc.


10/29/15
20150312563 

Projection controlling the same, and a computer-readable storage medium


A projection apparatus for projecting a plurality of stereoscopic images such that portions thereof overlap each other and displaying one stereoscopic image, the apparatus includes a projection unit adapted to project an indicator that is an image for adjusting a stereoscopic degree corresponding to a parallax between a projected left image and a projected right image, in an overlapping region where the plurality of stereoscopic images overlap each other; a detection unit adapted to detect a parallax between an indicator in the left image and an indicator in the right image based on a captured image of a projected indicator; and an adjustment unit adapted to adjust stereoscopic degrees of the plurality of stereoscopic images by an adjustment amount that is determined based on the detected parallax.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha


10/15/15
20150296203 

Dynamic autostereoscopic displays


Display devices can be used to provide display functionality in dynamic autostereoscopic displays. One or more display devices are coupled to one or more appropriate computing devices.

10/08/15
20150288864 

Process and device for capturing and rendering a panoramic or stereoscopic stream of images


To capture and render a stream of panoramic or stereoscopic images of a scene, using at least one image capture device several successive capture operations are performed of at least two different images of a scene, in pixel format, with or without overlap of the images, the image capture operations occurring at a frequency rate which defines a capture time between the beginning of two successive capture operations. For each capture operation, the pixels of the captured image are digitally processed so as to form a final panoramic or stereoscopic image using said pixels, with a processing time that is less than or equal to said capture time, and during an interval of time that is less than or equal to the captured time, a final and previously formed panoramic or stereoscopic image is generated.

10/01/15
20150281675 

Stereoscopic camera, system and network


The present invention provides a new and improved stereoscopic camera, system and network of such for acquiring stereoscopic image data and, in particular, stereoscopic images of a location or points and objects within a location. Some of the benefits of these include simultaneous left/right view acquisition, a system where the display is remote from the stereoscopic camera, stereoscopic digital zoom wherein a subset of pixels is displayed, pan-tilt-zoom choice of the displayed image, interactive adjustment of images, and a network of stereoscopic cameras with a common image processing unit.

09/24/15
20150271481 

System for forming stereoscopic images


A system for forming stereoscopic images is provided, comprising: a first set of materials configured to emit light comprising a first set of primary colours when excited; a second set of materials configured to emit further light comprising a second set of primary colours when excited, the first and second sets of primary colours corresponding to one another, respective wavelengths of a given primary colour in each of the sets different from one another; one or more light sources configured to irradiate the sets of materials with an excitation wavelength so that both sets of primary colours are emitted; and, a light modulator positioned for irradiation by both sets of primary colours, the light modulator configured to form a first image from the first set of primary colours and a second image from the second set of primary colours.. .
Christie Digital Systems Usa, Inc.


09/24/15
20150265852 

Patient monitor


Images obtained by a camera system (10) arranged to obtain stereoscopic images of a patient (20) undergoing radio-therapy are processed by a modeling unit (56,58) which generates a model of the surface of a patient (20) being monitored. Additionally the patient monitoring system processes image data not utilized to generate a model of the surface of a patient being monitored to determine further information concerning the treatment of the patient (20).
Vision Rt Limited


09/03/15
20150249818 

Stereoscopic display device


Provided is a stereoscopic display device capable of achieving good stereoscopic images with a low level of crosstalk in a wide area. A stereoscopic display device includes: a display panel; a switching liquid crystal panel arranged to overlap the display panel; a control section that controls the display panel and the switching liquid crystal panel; and a position sensor that obtains position information about a viewer and supplies the same to the control section.
Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha


08/27/15
20150242984 

Embedding and decoding three-dimensional watermarks into stereoscopic images


Disclosed inventions relates to methods and systems for encoding at least one watermark into a stereoscopic conjugate pair of images. An example method comprises the step of encoding the at least one watermark by shifting selected pixels of said pair of images in one or more directions.
Virginia Venture Industries, Llc


08/20/15
20150237340 

Stereo-projection device, stereo-projection projecting stereoscopic images


A stereo-projection device comprises at least one light source, at least one collimator for converting visible light generated by the light source into light with a substantially parallel beam path, and at least one interference filter which is transparent at a given angle of incidence for at least one wavelength interval having an interval width of at most 50 nm and which is designed to cross the light with the substantially parallel beam path.. .
Infitec Gmbh


08/13/15
20150229910 

Method and stereoscopic imaging


A device is disclosed that utilizes color or polarization to generate two separate images of the same object taken from the two perspectives that correspond to the left and right eyes of an observer. The two separate images are captured through a single camera objective (e.g., a single shutter camera), resulting in a single image with 3d information encoded in the color or polarization.
Massachusetts Institute Of Technology


07/30/15
20150215599 

Method for generating, transmitting and receiving stereoscopic images and relating devices


A method for generating a stereoscopic video stream (101) having composite images (c) that include information about a right image (r) and a left image (l), as well as at least one depth map includes pixels from the right image (r) and from the left image (l), and then entering the selected pixels into a composite image (c) of the stereoscopic video stream. The method also provides for entering all the pixels of the right image (r) and all the pixels of the left image (l) into the composite image (c) by leaving one of said two images unchanged and breaking up the other one into regions (r1, r2, r3) having a plurality of pixels.
S.i.sv.el Societa' Italiana Per Lo Sviluppo Dell 'elettronica S.p.a.


07/16/15
20150198814 

Stereoscopic display method


A stereoscopic display method includes the following acts. A plurality of stereoscopic images are provided by providing a plurality of stereoscopic display panels.
Au Optronics Corporation


07/09/15
20150193965 

Apparatus and inpainting three-dimensional stereoscopic image


An apparatus and a method for rendering three-dimensional stereoscopic images are provided. The apparatus comprises a multi-view processor, an object device, a depth device, and a block filling device.
Industrial Technology Research Institute


07/02/15
20150187132 

System and three-dimensional visualization of geographical data


A method of using a computer to generate virtual autostereoscopic images from a three-dimensional digital data set is provided. The method includes establishing a first point of view and field of view of a subject volume including a region of interest.
Vision Iii Imaging, Inc.


06/25/15
20150181206 

3-dimensional displaying apparatus using line light source


The present disclosure relates to a 3-dimensional displaying apparatus using line light sources, which includes: a display panel having a plurality of pixels; a backlight panel having a plurality of line light sources disposed to be spaced apart from each other by a predetermined distance, the backlight panel being spaced apart from one surface of the display panel; and a distance-adjusting unit for adjusting a distance between the backlight unit and the display panel. According to the present disclosure, it is possible to display autostereoscopic images which may minimize the quality deterioration of the 3-dimensional images according to the change of distance from an observer to the 3-dimensional displaying apparatus, which is a problem of a displaying apparatus implementing 3-dimensional images by using a general parallax separating unit..
Korea Institute Of Science And Technology


06/25/15
20150181205 

3-dimensional displaying apparatus using line light source


The present disclosure relates to a 3-dimensional displaying apparatus using line light sources, which includes: a display panel having a plurality of pixels; a backlight panel having a plurality of line light sources disposed to be spaced apart from each other by a predetermined distance, the backlight panel being spaced apart from one surface of the display panel; and a distance-adjusting unit for adjusting a distance between the backlight unit and the display panel. According to the present disclosure, it is possible to display autostereoscopic images which may minimize the quality deterioration of the 3-dimensional images according to the change of distance from an observer to the 3-dimensional displaying apparatus, which is a problem of a displaying apparatus implementing 3-dimensional images by using a general parallax separating unit..
Korea Institute Of Science And Technology


06/25/15
20150181197 

Stereo imaging using disparate imaging devices


Stereo imaging can be provided on an electronic device without the need for two matched, high resolution, large format cameras. In various embodiments, two or more cameras of disparate types can be used to capture stereoscopic images.
Amazon Technologies, Inc.


03/12/15
20150071527 

Patient monitor and method


A patient monitoring system can include stereoscopic cameras connected to a computer which includes a 3d position determination module operable to process stereoscopic images of a patient to identify 3d positions of a plurality of points on the surface of an imaged patient. A target model store can store a target model including data identifying 3d positions of a set of vertices of a triangulated 3d wire mesh model and connectivity indicative of connections between vertices.
Vision Rt Limited


02/19/15
20150049175 

Display device


Provided are a display device and polarizing glasses. The display device allows a user to wear polarizing glasses including a positive or negative uniaxial retardation layer and observe stereoscopic images.
Lg Chem, Ltd.


02/19/15
20150049173 

Method and capturing stereoscopic images


An apparatus is provided for capturing a stereoscopic image comprising: a housing having a first image-capturing hole and a second image-capturing hole separated from each other by a predetermined distance, wherein the first image-capturing hole and the second image-capturing hole respectively project a first image and a second image onto a camera module of an electronic device; a first reflector mounted on one inner wall of the housing for reflecting the first image; a second reflector mounted on another inner wall of the housing for reflecting the second image; and a light delivery portion for sequentially delivering the first image and the second image to the camera module.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


02/05/15
20150035954 

Apparatus and adjusting stereoscopic images in response to head roll


A stereoscopic display includes: a sensor configured to detect head roll of a viewer; and an image renderer coupled to the sensor and configured to adjust a 3d image according to the detected head roll.. .
Samsung Display Co., Ltd.


02/05/15
20150035821 

Stereoscopic online web content creation and rendering


Improved techniques are presented for generating stereoscopic image of 2d web pages. In accordance with an exemplary embodiment, a stereo-enhancing annotation tool is provided and used to generate intermediate html source code.
Equldp Limited


01/22/15
20150022631 

Content-aware display adaptation methods and editing interfaces and methods for stereoscopic images


Content-aware display adaptation methods for stereoscopic images and editing interfaces and methods are provided. First, the saliency maps are estimated for stereoscopic images.
Htc Corporation


01/15/15
20150018842 

Systems and methods for frameless image-guided biopsy and therapeutic intervention


A system and a method of performing a frameless image-guided biopsy uses imaging, a six-dimensional robotic couch system, a laser guidance system, an optical distance indicator, and a needle control apparatus. A planning ct scan is made of the patient with stereotactic fiduciary markers to localize and produce digitally reconstructed radiographs.
Voxel Rad, Ltd.


01/15/15
20150015675 

Device for 3d display of photo finish image


An imaging device for a photo finish system, including a first camera aligned on a finish line and a mechanism for display of three dimensional stereoscopic images.. .
Swiss Timing Ltd


01/01/15
20150002764 

Wide angle viewing device


A device for wide angle viewing, comprising of goggles made of opaque material which has been installed with at least one vector light source (vls). The vector light source is a light source which emits a narrow light beam only in one pointing direction.

12/25/14
20140375779 

Method for measuring recognition warping about a three-dimensional image


The invention relates to a method for measuring recognition warping with respect to a three-dimensional (3d) image. The method according to the invention comprises: (a) a step of selecting any one from a plurality of 3d parameters for a scale for recognizing a 3d image in a 3d manner; (b) a step of displaying a test stereoscopic image corresponding to the selected 3d parameter on a screen; (c) a step of displaying, on a screen, a plurality of sample images obtained by varying the value of the selected 3d parameter for the test stereoscopic image; (d) a step of selecting at least one of the plurality of sample images; and (e) a step of performing the steps (b) to (d) at least two times on different test stereoscopic images, and measuring a 3d recognition scale for the selected 3d parameter based on the sample image selected in the step (d).
Catholic University Industry Academic Cooperation Foundation


12/25/14
20140375663 

Interleaved tiled rendering of stereoscopic scenes


Embodiments are disclosed that relate to rendering tiles of stereoscopic images in an interleaved manner. For example, one disclosed embodiment provides a method comprising rendering a first tile of an image, and after rendering the first tile of the first image, rendering a first tile of a second image.

12/11/14
20140362194 

Image processing device, image processing method, and stereoscopic image display device


According to an embodiment, an image processing device includes a first detector, a calculator, and a determiner. The first detector is configured to detect a position of a viewer.

12/11/14
20140362181 

Digital broadcasting reception method and apparatus capable of displaying stereoscopic images


The present invention provides a digital broadcasting reception method, including the steps of: receiving and demultiplexing digital broadcasting signals including reference period and extension period video streams; determining the right/left information of the reference period and extension period video streams by using a descriptor included in at least one of a program map table (pmt), a terrestrial virtual channel table (tvct), a service description table (sdt), and an event information table (eit); decoding the reference period and extension period video streams; and controlling the decoded reference period and extension period video streams by using the right/left information.. .

12/04/14
20140354635 

Matching procedure and device for the digital modelling of objects by stereoscopic images


Matching procedure for the digital modelling of objects by means of stereoscopic images comprising at least the steps of acquiring a pair of stereoscopic images of an object to be reconstructed, of discretizing the object space according to an elevation direction (z) and for each primitive, of identifying a better elevation coordinate by means of the application of a similarity criterion to the stereoscopic images acquired.. .

11/27/14
20140347444 

Method and device for stereo base extension of stereoscopic images and image sequences


The invention relates to a method and a device for improving the depth impression of stereoscopic images and image sequences. In autostereoscopic multi-viewer display devices, generally a plurality of intermediate perspectives are generated, which lead to a reduced stereo base upon perception by the viewers.

11/06/14
20140327736 

External depth map transformation conversion of two-dimensional images to stereoscopic images


External depth map transformation method for conversion of two-dimensional images to stereoscopic images that provides increased artistic and technical flexibility and rapid conversion of movies for stereoscopic viewing. Embodiments of the invention convert a large set of highly granular depth information inherent in a depth map associated with a two-dimensional image to a smaller set of rotated planes associated with masked areas in the image.

10/30/14
20140320614 

Method and display for showing a stereoscopic image


A method of generating stereoscopic images and an autostereoscopic system are introduced. Stereoscopic images are obtained by generating, on a screen, a first image having a pattern comprising alternating columns of n left-image pixels or sub-pixels and of n right-image pixels or sub-pixels and a second image having a reversed pattern from the pattern of the first image.

10/30/14
20140320556 

Method of displaying stereoscopic images and related display device


During a frame period of a stereoscopic image, a corresponding left-eye image and a corresponding right-eye image are provided. The frame period is divided into four sub-frame periods.

10/23/14
20140313190 

Modifying perspective of stereoscopic images based on changes in user viewpoint


Modifying perspective of stereoscopic images provided by one or more displays based on changes in user viewpoint. The one or more displays may include a first display that is provided substantially horizontal for displaying 3d horizontal perspective images and/or a second display that is provided substantially vertical for displaying text or conventional images such as 2d images, or 3d vertical perspective images.

10/23/14
20140311381 

Cellulose acylate film


Provided is a cellulose acylate film for an optical film usable for optical compensation sheet, an optical filter for stereoscopic images, a polarizer and a liquid crystal display and the like.. .

10/16/14
20140307313 

Cleanable coating for projection screens


A method for providing a projection screen for receiving stereoscopic images may include providing a substrate with a contoured, reflective surface, wherein light reflected from the substrate substantially may undergo no more than a single reflection and may also include coating a first layer on the substrate with a contoured, reflective surface. The first layer may substantially maintain the same optical properties as the substrate without the first layer.

10/09/14
20140303437 

Stereo-endoscope device, stereo-endoscope system, and stereo-endoscope robot


Appropriate stereoscopic images of an affected site are easily acquired. Provided is a stereo-endoscope device that includes an inserted portion that can be inserted into a subject's body; two imaging devices that are disposed on the inserted portion with a space therebetween; driving units that change the relative angle of the optical axes of the imaging devices; a distance sensor for detecting the distance to the imaging devices from a treatment part of a treatment instrument that is inserted into the subject's body and is used to treat the affected site; and a swivel control section that controls the driving units based on insertion information of the treatment instrument, the insertion information including the distance detected by the distance sensor..

10/02/14
20140293007 

Method and image acquisition system for rendering stereoscopic images from monoscopic images


A method and an image acquisition system for rendering stereoscopic images from monoscopic images are provided. In the present method, an imaging unit of the image acquisition system is moved laterally back and forth to capture a plurality of images.

09/25/14
20140285484 

System of providing stereoscopic image to multiple users and method thereof


Provided are a system and method of simultaneously providing stereoscopic images to multiple users. The system includes at least one glasses unit, a stereoscopic image generating device configured to calculate spatial information of the at least one glasses unit, and generate the stereoscopic image corresponding to the spatial information of the at least one glasses unit, and a stereoscopic image providing device configured to project the stereoscopic image corresponding to the spatial information of the at least one glasses unit to provide the projected stereoscopic image to the at least one glasses unit.

09/18/14
20140282144 

Methods and displaying images on a head mounted display


System and methods are disclosed to selectively project individual ui elements of display images from stereoscopic hmds as monocular or stereoscopic images. An ui element may be tagged for rendering as a monocular image or as stereoscopic images with a stereo separation to create a perception of depth.

09/18/14
20140267632 

Stereoscopic microscope


Stereoscopic instruments for viewing stereoscopic images of objects at a range of magnifications are described. The stereoscopic instruments are arranged to provide an optical beam comprising light received from an object over a given angular range, and to split the optical beam into left and right optical beams each traversing a respective optical path.

09/11/14
20140253698 

System, apparatus, and enhancing stereoscopic images


The ability of some people to perceive simulated stereoscopic images or even actual stereoscopic images can be enhanced by treating the two eyes differently. The disclosed system can enhance stereoscopic images by selectively modifying the incoming images using right/left differentiation filter.

09/11/14
20140253695 

System for distributing auto-stereoscopic images


A system for distributing auto-stereoscopic images, a parallax blocking mask and methods for producing a parallax blocking mask. A parallax blocking mask is provided as an “add-on” for an existing image display device having a flat panel type display screen.

08/28/14
20140240471 

Method, device and generating stereoscopic images using a non-stereoscopic camera


A method, device and apparatus for generating stereoscopic images using a non-stereoscopic camera. In one embodiment, a first image of a scene is captured using a non-stereoscopic camera of an electronic device.

08/14/14
20140225887 

Graphical system with enhanced stereopsis


A computer system that provides stereoscopic images is described. During operation, the computer system generates the stereoscopic images at a location corresponding to a viewing plane based on data having a discrete spatial resolution, where the stereoscopic images include image parallax.

08/07/14
20140218490 

Receiver-side adjustment of stereoscopic images


There is provided a video apparatus having a stereoscopic display associated therewith, the video apparatus arranged to: receive at least one image and at least one reference parameter associated with said image; calculate a baseline distance for synthesizing a view, the calculation based upon the received at least one reference parameter and at least one parameter of the stereoscopic display; synthesize at least one view using the baseline distance and the received at least one image; and send the received at least one image and the synthesized at least one image to the stereoscopic display for display.. .

08/07/14
20140218478 

Method and stereoscopic imaging


A device is disclosed that utilizes color or polarization to generate two separate images of the same object taken from the two perspectives that correspond to the left and right eyes of an observer. The two separate images are captured through a single camera objective (e.g., a single shutter camera), resulting in a single image with 3d information encoded in the color or polarization.

07/31/14
20140210950 

Systems and methods for multiview metrology


Described are systems and methods for measuring objects using stereoscopic imaging. After determining keypoints within a set of stereoscopic images, a user may select a desired object within an imaged scene to be measured.

07/17/14
20140198191 

Head mounted image-sensing display device and composite image generating apparatus


The invention provides a head mounted image-sensing display device including a pair of image-sensing units (18r, 18l) that stereoscopically capture a physical space and output a pair of stereoscopic images, and display units (13r, 13l) for displaying images for the right eye and images for the left eye. Image sensing parameters that are previously measured for the image-sensing units are stored in image sensing parameter storage units (26r, 26l).

06/26/14
20140176687 

Anaglyph ghost cancellation


Ghosting of images can be produced by the use anaglyph techniques to produce stereoscopic images. Ghost effects can be produced when filtering is applied to images by displays such as televisions or monitors.

06/26/14
20140176675 

Stereoscopic video recording method, stereoscopic video recording medium, stereoscopic video reproducing method, stereoscopic video recording apparatus, and stereoscopic video reproducing apparatus


The present invention is for more optimally performing recording and reproduction of stereoscopic video. In the present invention, parallax information is utilized to store, in a recording medium, stereoscopic video including left-eye images and right-eye images.

06/19/14
20140169660 

Stereo correspondence smoothness tool


Stereo correspondence smoothness tool techniques are described. In one or more implementations, an indication is received of a user-defined region in at least one of a plurality of stereoscopic images of an image scene.

06/19/14
20140168365 

Method for generating, transmitting and receiving stereoscopic images, and related devices


A method for generating a stereoscopic video stream (101) including composite images (c), the composite images (c) including information about a right image (r) and a left image (l), wherein pixels of the right image (r) and pixels of the left image (l) are selected, and the selected pixels are entered into a composite image (c) of the stereoscopic video stream. All the pixels of the right image (r) and all the pixels of the left image (l) are entered into different positions in the composite image (c), by leaving one of the two images unchanged and breaking up the other one into two regions (r1, r2) including a plurality of pixels and entering the regions into the composite image (c)..

06/19/14
20140168215 

Stereo correspondence model fitting


Stereo correspondence model fitting techniques are described. In one or more implementations, a model may be fit to a region in at least one of a plurality of stereoscopic images of an image scene.

05/15/14
20140133024 

Projection systems with despeckled laser light


An apparatus and method for the projection of stereoscopic images that includes a pulsed laser that generates green light and an optical fiber that generates stimulated raman scattered light. The stimulated raman scattering light is divided into green light and red light and the colors are used to form stereoscopic images.

05/08/14
20140125778 

System for producing stereoscopic images with a hole filling algorithm and method thereof


Disclosed are a system for producing stereoscopic images with a hole filling algorithm, and a method thereof. A system for producing stereoscopic images according to an exemplary embodiment of the present invention includes: a movement area detecting unit examining a movement area for an object moved in an image, detecting/tracking changes of the movement area by dividing a front view and a background of the movement area, and providing result information; a filling error processing unit filling a hole detected by the movement area detecting unit and correcting a filled filling region; and a stereoscopic image visualizing unit visualizing a stereoscopic image corrected by the filling error processing unit..

05/08/14
20140125650 

Interleaved approach to depth-image-based rendering of stereoscopic images


Techniques are disclosed for generating stereoscopic images. The techniques include receiving a first image frame associated with a first eye, and receiving a first depth frame associated with the first eye.

05/01/14
20140118506 

Methods and systems for synthesizing stereoscopic images


Systems and methods are provided for synthesizing stereoscopic [that is, “3-d”] images from 2-d images, for example, 2-d video or 2-d still images. The method includes capturing a series of images exhibiting at least some relative movement to provide a first series of images; generating a second series of temporally modified images from the first series of images by varying the relative timing of at least some of the images of the first series of images; and displaying the first series of images with at least some of the second series of temporally modified images to produce a series of stereoscopic images.

04/10/14
20140098100 

Multiview synthesis and processing systems and methods


Certain embodiments relate to systems and methods for presenting an autostereoscopic, 3-dimensional image to a user. The system may comprise a view rendering module to generate multi-view autostereoscopic images from a limited number of reference views, enabling users to view the content from different angles without the need of glasses.

04/03/14
20140092219 

Device for acquiring stereoscopic images


The device is based on the wheatstone principle. Mirrors are adjusted angularly so that the right and left stereoscopic images of a scene are formed on a sensor in such a manner as to leave free an area between these two images.

04/03/14
20140090984 

Systems and methods for stereoscopic imaging of aluminum electrolysis pot tending operations


Systems and methods for stereoscopic imaging and viewing of aluminum electrolysis and related operation and/or maintenance activities are disclosed. The system may produce stereoscopic images based at least in part on images obtained from two or more imaging devices.

03/27/14
20140088440 

Stereoscopic plug-and-play dermatoscope and web interface


A system includes a device (100) for imaging a skin abnormality of a patient, and a web interface (115, 125). The imaging device has a camera (103) recording a plurality of images from locations separated by that distance, thereby obtaining a stereoscopic image of the skin abnormality.

03/06/14
20140063187 

Reception device, reception method, and electronic device


A container of a predetermined format including a video stream is received. Obtained from this video stream are left eye image data and right eye image data configuring a stereoscopic image, and disparity information of the other as to one of a left eye image and right eye image for each partition region of each picture in image data.

02/27/14
20140057229 

Simulator for training a team, in particular for training a helicopter crew


The invention relates to a simulator (10) for training at least one person, comprising a training room (20), the inner delimiting surface of which is provided with a color suitable for a color-based picture knock-out, wherein the simulator (10) comprises at least one semi-transparent head-mounted display (21; 21″), which is provided with two video cameras for stereoscopic images and a head tracker, which allows the line of sight of the respective wearer to be ascertained. The simulator (10) further comprises a simulation processor (22) having two picture generators for a stereoscopic representation of virtual pictures on the at least one head-mounted display (21; 21′), and the virtual pictures to be represented can be generated by a video mixer, which comprises means for isochronously mixing the images of the video cameras of the at least one head-mounted display (21, 21′) with computed virtual pictures in the respective line of sight..

02/27/14
20140055581 

Device and managing the position of the focal plane in a stereoscopic scene


The invention aims to propose a method for managing the focal plane within a stereoscopic image or a sequence of stereoscopic images. A translation of the right and left images is effected in order to place the focal plane in front of the scene viewed.

01/30/14
20140029860 

Methods and systems for the treatment of stereoscopic images, corresponding computer program products, and storage carrier


In an embodiment, a first individual image and a second individual image constituting an encoded stereoscopic image, for example in jpeg format with respective levels of encoding quality and united in a multiple-image file, for example of the multiple-picture object (mpo) type. The second level of encoding quality is lower than the first level of encoding quality.



Stereoscopic Images topics: Stereoscopic Images, Image Processing, Microscope, 3d Display, Enhancement, Liquid Crystal, Disparity Map, Contiguous, Multiplexing, Spatial Multiplexing, Differentiation, Processing Device, Backlight Control, Light Controller, Liquid Crystal Display

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