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US20120147211 AUTO WHITE BALANCE ADJUSTMENT SYSTEM, AUTO WHITE BALANCE ADJUSTMENT METHOD, AND CAMERA MODULE  
According to one embodiment, an auto white balance adjustment system includes a first color judgment gate generation unit and a second color judgment gate generation unit. The second color...
US20130155274 AUTO WHITE BALANCE ADJUSTMENT SYSTEM, AUTO WHITE BALANCE ADJUSTMENT METHOD, AND CAMERA MODULE  
According to one embodiment, a white balance fine adjustment starting instruction unit determines whether to start fine adjustment in white balance using a first threshold value. The white balance...
US20120086828 WHITE BALANCE METHOD AND WHITE BALANCE DEVICE  
Disclosed are a white balance device and a white balance method. The device comprises a unit used to extract background pixels of an image; a unit used to obtain representative color of...
US20120243780 Red-Eye Removal Using Multiple Recognition Channels  
This disclosure pertains to apparatuses, methods, and computer readable media for red-eye removal techniques using multiple recognition channels. In the following examples, red, golden, and white...
US20110164145 AUTOMATIC ILLUMINANT ESTIMATION AND WHITE BALANCE ADJUSTMENT BASED ON COLOR GAMUT UNIONS  
A system for estimating an illuminant of a scene that was captured by an input image includes a control system that generates an input gamut that includes the input colors for the input image....
US20090201374 WHITE BALANCE CALIBRATION FOR DIGITAL CAMERA DEVICE  
This disclosure describes automatic self-calibration techniques for digital camera devices. In one aspect, a method for performing a calibration procedure in a digital camera device comprises...
US20110025878 Determining the Illuminant in a Captured Scene  
A method for determining an illuminant in a scene includes, applying, to sampled outputs of a sensor array used to capture the scene, a plurality of color-correction profiles, wherein each...
US20120002073 METHOD OF DYNAMICALLY CHANGING A PARAMETER OF A FRAME  
A method of dynamically changing a parameter of a frame is disclosed. An input frame is determined as a special scene or a general scene. A subsequent frame is predicted by changing the parameter...
US20120188399 Methods and Systems for Automatic White Balance  
A method for compensating an automatic white balance (AWB) reference generated for a first image sensor is provided that includes computing a red adjustment factor, a green adjustment factor, and...
US20090147100 CAMERA CONTROL APPARATUS, CAMERA CONTROL METHOD, AND CAMERA SYSTEM  
A camera control apparatus comprises a processor adapted to control a display to display a plurality of sensed images respectively obtained from a plurality of cameras and a transmitter adapted to...
US20150009358 WHITE BALANCE METHOD FOR SHADING COMPENSATION, AND APPARATUS APPLIED TO THE SAME  
The present disclosure relates to a white balance method for performing a shading compensation, and more particularly, a white balance method for performing a shading compensation, in which a...
US20140362250 METHOD FOR CORRECTING PIXEL INFORMATION OF COLOR PIXELS ON A COLOR FILTER ARRAY OF AN IMAGE SENSOR  
A method for correcting pixel information of color pixels on a color filter array of an image sensor includes: establishing an M×M distance factor table, selecting M×M pixels of the color filter...
US20080204572 Proximity-Based System and Method for Reducing Gain Imbalance in a Bayer Pattern and Digital Camera Employing the Same  
A proximity-based system for, and method of, reducing Gr-Gb gain imbalance and a digital camera incorporating the system or the method. In one embodiment, the system includes: (1) a sensor...
US20100157092 GENERATING A COLOR CHARACTERIZATION MODEL FOR AN INPUT IMAGING DEVICE  
A method of generating a color characterization model for an input imaging device includes capturing a target having plural patches using the input imaging device to produce plural digital values...
US20140104454 METHOD FOR WHITE BALANCE ADJUSTMENT  
A white balance adjustment method includes capturing a raw image by an image capturing device, setting an initial maximum and an initial minimum threshold values of each channels, and obtaining a...
US20100074469 Vehicle and road sign recognition device  
The present invention includes: image capturing means (2) which captures a color image of a road via imaging means (7); area extraction means (6) which extracts areas having a similar color...
US20110096190 AUTOMATIC WHITE BALANCING FOR PHOTOGRAPHY  
Embodiments of the claimed subject matter are directed to methods for automatic white balancing in an image-capture device. In one embodiment, given an estimated illuminant color (e.g., derived...
US20130093914 Transformations and White Point Constraint Solutions for a Novel Chromaticity Space  
A novel chromaticity space is disclosed that may be used as a framework to implement an auto-white balance solution or other color image processing solutions that take advantage of the particular...
US20140118573 METHOD FOR WHITE BALANCE ADJUSTMENT  
A white balance adjustment method includes capturing a raw image where an arrangement format of the raw image is BGb/GrR, extracting color scale values of each color channels, and obtaining...
US20080278601 Efficient Determination of an Illuminant of a Scene  
An aspect of the present invention reduces computational complexity in determining a illuminant of a scene of interest by selecting only a subset of illuminants from several more potential...
US20090040335 WHITE BALANCE ADJUSTMENT DEVICE, IMAGE CAPTURE DEVICE, WHITE BALANCE ADJUSTMENT METHOD, STORAGE MEDIUM, AND INTEGRATED CIRCUIT  
A natural white balance is achieved in images that are captured while emitting a flash. A WB adjustment portion is provided with a mixture ratio calculation portion that estimates a mixture ratio...
US20080111896 AUTOMATIC WHITE BALANCE SYSTEM AND AUTOMATIC WHITE BALANCE CONTROL METHOD  
An automatic white balance system according to an embodiment of the invention comprises a color separation and synchronization unit which has a line memory for generating a white-balance-adjusted...
US20140125836 ROBUST SELECTION AND WEIGHTING FOR GRAY PATCH AUTOMATIC WHITE BALANCING  
Embodiments of the present invention are directed to methods and systems for robust weighting of gray patches in automatic white balancing in an image-capture device by utilizing kernel density...
US20140204239 COLOUR CALIBRATION METHOD FOR AN IMAGE CAPTURE DEVICE  
A method for providing a mapping from apparent colour to actual colour for an image capture device including capturing an image of a reference colour chart having a plurality of colour patches...
US20090153696 Chromatic aberration correction apparatus, image pickup apparatus, chromatic aberration amount calculation method, and chromatic aberration amount calculation program  
The invention relates to a chromatic aberration correction apparatus. A judgment unit judges whether a selected pixel of interest is a white overexposure pixel or not on the basis of white...
US20140063283 CORRECTION FACTOR FOR COLOR RESPONSE CALIBRATION  
The color response of camera devices may be calibrated, using a correction factor that can account for differences in the spectra of light emitted by different light sources used during...
US20090219408 ELECTRONIC CAMERA  
An electronic camera is provided with: a gain information calculator for calculating gain information indicating a gain of a color information signal in a predetermined aperture state based on a...
US20080266417 White balance adjusting device, imaging apparatus, and recording medium storing white balance adjusting program  
A white balance adjusting device includes a dividing unit which divides an image to be processed into plural small areas, a calculating unit which calculates evaluation values of each small area...
US20150077587 IMAGING DEVICE, ELECTRONIC VIEWFINDER, AND DISPLAY CONTROL METHOD  
An imaging device of the present invention comprises a storage section for holding an initial white point of a display panel, a calculation section for calculating target white point of the...
US20100066857 Methods, systems and apparatuses for white balance calibration  
Methods, systems and apparatuses for white balance calibration. A calibration correction matrix is specifically calibrated for each individual imager, thereby providing improved automatic white...
US20080117308 White detecting method and apparatus using the same  
A white detecting method and apparatus using the same are disclosed, wherein the white detecting method includes steps for using a luminance division and/or using a window division for white...
US20090009624 Automatic white balance control system, automatic white balance module, and method thereof  
The present invention discloses an automatic white balance control system, an automatic white balance module, and a method thereof. The automatic white balance (AWB) control system calculates a...
US20070229676 Physical quantity interpolating method, and color signal processing circuit and camera system using the same  
A physical quantity interpolating method includes interpolating a third vector sandwiched between first and second vectors on the basis of a ratio of vector products computed using coordinate data...
US20050219380 Digital camera for determining chromaticity coordinates and related color temperature of an object and method thereof  
A digital camera for determining the chromaticity coordinates and the related color temperature of an object and the method thereof. A photosensor receives the reflected light of the object and...
US20080309790 WHITE BALANCE ADJUSTMENT DEVICE AND WHITE BALANCE ADJUSTMENT METHOD  
To determine white balance convergence in a reliable manner, a white balance adjustment device for adjusting white balance of an input image supplied sequentially in time is provided. The white...
US20070268378 Method for enabling output device to emulate colors of target camera  
A method for enabling an output device to emulate colors of a target camera includes the following steps: (a) utilizing the target camera to shoot a color chart to obtain a first plurality of...
US20110157410 AUTO WHITE BALANCE ALGORITHM USING RGB PRODUCT MEASURE  
A method and device is provided for adjusting the white balance of a digital image by adjusting the values assigned to the red, green, and blue subpixels of a pixel in the image. The adjustment to...
US20080303918 COLOR CORRECTING FOR AMBIENT LIGHT  
An apparatus and method are described for adjusting the color balance of a display. According to the method, a sensor of the apparatus detects the color temperature of ambient light. A controller...
US20050195289 Solid-state area image sensor readout methods for illuminat discrimination and automatic white balance in digital cameras  
A method and apparatus is provided which obtains the temporal signature of artificial illuminants using a single imaging path, by controlling and reading the actual solid stage area imager. When...
US20050128317 Image pickup apparatus using white balance adjustment  
An image pickup apparatus which is arranged so that a calculation portion calculates a first adjustment value for white balance adjustment from a first image obtained by capturing an image at...
US20130093916 Use of Noise-Optimized Selection Criteria to Calculate Scene White Points  
Methods, devices and computer readable media for implementing a “selective gray world” approach for color balancing are described. The disclosed techniques involve the use of noise-optimized...
US20100149374 GAIN CALCULATING DEVICE  
A more preferable WB gain is calculated during strobe illuminated photography. When a WB gain for an image captured through strobe illuminated photography is calculated, the degree of contribution...
US20130093915 Multi-Illuminant Color Matrix Representation and Interpolation Based on Estimated White Points  
This disclosure pertains to devices, methods, and computer readable media for improved accuracy of color correction matrix (CCM) coefficient determination based on estimated white point, while...
US20090256929 COLOR PROCESSING APPARATUS, IMAGE PROCESSING APPARATUS, AND METHOD THEREFOR  
A first image obtained by capturing white paper placed under an illuminant having known illuminant information using an image capturing device is input together with identification information of...
US20120274805 Color Correction for Static Cameras  
Methods and apparatus are provided for color correction of images. One or more colors in an image obtained from a static video camera are corrected by obtaining one or more historical background...
US20090207273 IMAGING APPARATUS, WAVEFORM SIGNAL DISPLAY METHOD, STORAGE MEDIUM, AND INTEGRATED CIRCUIT  
An imaging apparatus with an automatic adjustment function, such as a white balance adjustment function, enables a result of such adjustment to be checked easily using a vector display. A waveform...
US20090309995 Automatic white balance using non-uniform averaging  
The specification disclosed embodiments of an apparatus comprising an automatic white balance (AWB) circuit coupled to a pixel array to transform red, green, and blue color data obtained from each...
US20100321523 METHOD, APPARATUS, AND SYSTEM FOR SELECTING PIXELS FOR AUTOMATIC WHITE BALANCE PROCESSING  
A method, apparatus, and system that use a white balance operation. A selecting process is applied to each pixel selected and considered for automatic white balance statistics to determine the...
US20110234811 OPTIMAL RAW RGB DETERMINATION FOR COLOR CALIBRATION  
Improving color calibration, and similar operations, by generating an optimal raw RGB color chart, in the raw RGB domain, for an imaging device with a given type of image sensor, such as for a...
US20090079846 AUTO WHITE BALANCE SYSTEM FOR IMAGE SENSOR AND AUTO WHITE BALANCE METHOD  
An exemplary auto white balance system for an image sensor includes a global positioning system (GPS) receiver, a memory, a setting determining unit, and a white balance unit. The GPS receiver is...