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US20110164150 AUTOMATIC ILLUMINANT ESTIMATION THAT INCORPORATES APPARATUS SETTING AND INTRINSIC COLOR CASTING INFORMATION  
An image apparatus (10) for providing an estimated final illuminant of a scene (12) and subsequently providing an adjusted image (218) of a scene (12) includes a capturing system (226) and a...
US20130342733 Optoelectronic device and method for brightness correction  
An optoelectronic device (10) is provided having an image sensor (20) for generating pixel images of a detection area (12) and a brightness correction unit (28) configured to modify brightness...
US20090060301 IMAGE PRODUCING METHOD USING A LIGHT VALVE  
An image system comprises a light valve and an image capturing unit. The light valve comprises an array of individually addressable pixels capable of generating an image. The image capturing unit...
US20090096895 MULTI-SPECTRAL IMAGING  
Multi-spectral imaging technique embodiments are presented which involve an active imaging approach that uses wide band illumination of known spectral distributions to obtain multi-spectral...
US20110134283 PHOTOGRAPHING APPARATUS AND PHOTOGRAPHING METHOD  
A photographing apparatus and a photographing method for definitely and easily specifying a marine snow reflected when emitting strobe light in underwater photographing. The photographing...
US20060181618 Apparatus, method and program for creating luminance conversion curve  
A luminance conversion function calculating circuit calculates a luminance conversion function in order that a specific image contained in an image represented by image data to be processed will...
US20080266400 Testing system and testing method  
A testing system including an image sensor, a transformer, and a display device is disclosed. The image sensor generates an image signal according to a light source. The transformer transforms the...
US20110254982 METHOD FOR DETECTING/CORRECTING BAD PIXEL IN IMAGE SENSOR  
Provided is a method for correcting a bad pixel in an image sensor. The method includes a first step of creating and storing a plurality of image frames of an object; a second step of scanning...
US20120120281 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR BACKGROUND REPLACEMENT IN STILL PHOTOGRAPHS  
A first digital image is acquired of a framed area while illuminating the background and foreground object under a first lighting condition. A second digital image is then acquired of the same...
US20090303353 IMAGE BRIGHTNESS COMPENSATING APPARATUS AND METHOD, RECORDED MEDIUM RECORDED THE PROGRAM PERFORMING IT  
An apparatus and a method of smoothing the brightness of an image photographed in an image sensor without amplifying a noise component of a surrounding part of the image are disclosed. The image...
US20100321532 SOLID-STATE IMAGING DEVICE, IMAGING SYSTEM, AND METHOD OF DRIVING SOLID-STATE IMAGING DEVICE  
The invention provides a solid state imaging device and imaging system, both capable of obtaining a good image suppressing the reduction of the SN ratio thereof, suppressing the increase of the...
US20090207431 Backlight adjustment processing of image using image generation record information  
A decision as to whether to perform backlight adjustment processing is executed using both image data and image generation record information, and when it is decided to execute the same, backlight...
US20100033600 LUMINANCE SIGNAL GENERATION APPARATUS, LUMINANCE SIGNAL GENERATION METHOD, AND IMAGE CAPTURING APPARATUS  
A luminance signal in which the occurrence of spatial aliasing in a diagonal direction component has been suppressed for a red or blue imaging subject is generated from an image signal read from...
US20100328498 SHOOTING PARAMETER ADJUSTMENT METHOD FOR FACE DETECTION AND IMAGE CAPTURING DEVICE FOR FACE DETECTION  
A shooting parameter adjustment method for face detection includes (A) acquiring an image; (B) dividing the image into a plurality of blocks, and calculating a brightness value of each of the...
US20140139702 ELECTRONIC FLASH, ELECTRONIC CAMERA AND LIGHT EMITTING HEAD  
An electronic camera having an electronic flash including a plurality of light emitting diodes (LEDs) that emit different wavelength light is disclosed. Electric energy is supplied to a capacitor...
US20100045824 Video image pickup apparatus and exposure guide display method  
A video image pickup apparatus (10) includes an image sensor (120), a knee processor (132) for performing a compression in a high-luminance characteristic interval of a picture signal based on an...
US20090295947 IMAGING DEVICE  
An imaging device 11, in which photoelectric conversion is performed by an imaging element 16 for acquiring an image of a subject formed by the photographing lens 12, comprising a light source...
US20050206750 Digital still camera and image processing program, imaging device and method and program for same  
A digital still camera according to the present invention can obtain an image with appropriate brightness easily without an increase in memory capacity. The digital still camera of the present...
US20090284616 IMAGE SIGNAL PROCESSING CIRCUIT  
A signal processing circuit for processing a luminance signal received from an image sensor, including: a correction circuit correcting characteristics of a luminance signal from the image sensor...
US20090251567 PROCESSING METHOD FOR A RELATIVE ILLUMINATION PHENOMENON ON A DIGITAL IMAGE AND ASSOCIATED PROCESSING SYSTEM  
A method and an associated system, for digital image-processing, intervening for any relative illumination phenomenon, including that of a colored relative illumination. To this end, it is...
US20090096896 Electronic camera  
An electronic camera includes: an imaging device that captures a subject image and outputs image signals; an image synthesizing device that performs image synthesis to generate a single image by...
US20070291137 Image pickup apparatus and signal processor  
An image pickup apparatus includes an imaging unit outputting two kinds of imaging signals, that is, a first imaging signal and a second imaging signal. A first calculating unit selectively...
US20090231467 IMAGING APPARATUS, IMAGING METHOD, STORAGE MEDIUM, AND INTEGRATED CIRCUIT  
An imaging apparatus for capturing a moving image performs backlight correction of an image and outputs a natural image. The imaging apparatus electronically captures an image of a subject. An...
US20120092526 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR IMAGE NOISE REDUCTION USING NOISE MODELS  
A method and apparatus for processing imager pixel signals to reduce noise. The processing includes receiving a target pixel signal, receiving at least one neighboring pixel signal, formulating a...
US20050280721 Method for providing combined gain compensation and error correction of a camera pickup array and an apparatus for implementing the method  
A method for providing combined gain compensation and error correction for a camera pickup array includes assigning and storing. The act of assigning assigns a memory location that accommodates...
US20080291296 Solid-state imaging device, signal processing device and signal processing method for solid-state imaging device, and imaging apparatus  
A solid-state imaging device includes a pixel array unit in which unit pixels are arranged in a matrix shape and a signal processing circuit that obtains a first video signal and performs...
US20060164523 Luma adaptation for digital image processing  
Luma adaptation for digital image processing. Luminance signals are separated from sensor RGB signals representing an image. A transfer function is obtained from the luminance signals. Using the...
US20110169983 FLASH DEVICE AND IMAGE CAPTURE DEVICE HAVING SAME  
A flash device includes a stationary frame, a light emitting portion, a driving unit and a resilient plate. The light emitting portion is moveably received in the stationary frame and is spaced...
US20150109417 METHOD, APPARATUS AND COMPUTER PROGRAM PRODUCT FOR MODIFYING ILLUMINATION IN AN IMAGE  
In accordance with an example embodiment a method, apparatus and a computer program product are provided. The method comprises partitioning an image into a plurality of super pixel cell areas and...
US20090322907 Image obtainment method and apparatus  
An image obtainment apparatus images an observation target to obtain an ordinary image by illuminating the observation target with illumination light and by receiving, at an imaging device,...
US20110019031 BRIGHTNESS SENSING SYSTEM AND ILLUMINATION SYSTEM USING THE SAME  
A brightness sensing system includes an image pickup unit for taking an image of a target space and a calculation unit for calculating the brightness of an image pickup area based on the image...
US20090147106 Image capturing apparatus and electronic information device  
An image capturing apparatus according to the present invention includes: an image capturing section for forming an image of a subject via an optical system; a signal processing section for...
US20110169727 INTERACTIVE INPUT SYSTEM AND ILLUMINATION SYSTEM THEREFOR  
An interactive input system includes at least one illumination source emitting radiation into a region of interest; at least one imaging assembly capturing image frames of the region of interest,...
US20150085162 PERCEPTUAL RADIOMETRIC COMPENSATION SYSTEM ADAPTABLE TO A PROJECTOR-CAMERA SYSTEM  
A perceptual radiometric compensation system adaptable to a projector-camera system includes a brightness scaling unit that scales down brightness of an input image and obtains appearance...
US20090231468 Digital imaging apparatus enabled to control flash light intensity, method of controlling the digital imaging apparatus, and recording medium having recorded thereon program for executing the method  
Provided is a method of controlling a digital imaging apparatus enabled to maintain a ready-to-capture state, with a shutter opened, the method comprising (a) displaying an image of a target...
US20130093920 ELECTRONIC CAMERA  
An electronic camera includes a plurality of imagers. Each of the imagers outputs an image representing a common scene. A first searcher searches for a partial image satisfying a predetermined...
US20090015693 SIGNAL PROCESSING APPARATUS, IMAGE PICKUP APPARATUS AND COMPUTER READABLE MEDIUM  
A signal processing apparatus includes a synchronization processing unit for processing image pickup signals including three kinds of signals and luminance signals output from an image pickup...
US20100321531 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR IMAGE QUALITY ENHANCEMENT BY REDUCING THE EFFECTS OF AIR POLLUTION AND HAZE  
A low cost image quality enhancement method to be utilized in an ordinary consumer camera and for post processing of an existing image database is described herein. The quality enhancement is...
US20110279710 APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR AUTOMATICALLY CONTROLLING IMAGE BRIGHTNESS IN IMAGE PHOTOGRAPHING DEVICE  
A method for automatically controlling image brightness in an image photographing device by calculating a histogram for an image; obtaining a brightness average for the histogram; determining if a...
US20120057050 SYSTEMS AND APPARATUS FOR IMAGE-BASED LIGHTING CONTROL AND SECURITY CONTROL  
Lighting control systems are disclosed that enable a combination of functions comprising natural illumination based lighting control, occupancy-based lighting control, and security control. One or...
US20080012942 Imaging System  
An imaging system includes an infrared lamp to emit infrared light, a CCD camera (5) to pick up an image of a place irradiated with the infrared lamp and convert the picked-up image into an...
US20120287307 IMAGE PROCESSING DEVICE, IMAGING DEVICE, AND IMAGE PROCESSING METHOD  
An image processing device includes: a luminance saturation position detection unit which detects a luminance saturation position that is a position in a captured image at which a luminance value...
US20110157425 VIDEO PROCESSING APPARATUS AND VIDEO PROCESSING METHOD  
An imaging apparatus includes a histogram shape determination unit that acquires a histogram of luminance values from video captured by an image capturing unit and determines whether or not the...
US20050012848 Image quality adjustment  
A first image processing device executes brightness value adjustment of image data generated by an image generator, using at least either of: image generation record information that is associated...
US20120154636 ILLUMINATION SYSTEM FOR ENHANCING THE APPEARANCE OF AN OBJECT AND METHOD THEREOF  
A system for enhancing the appearance of an object comprises an illumination device (5) for providing enhancement illumination and a light recording device (1) for recording the reflection by the...
US20090185055 IMAGE CAPTURING APPARATUS, IMAGE PROCESSING APPARATUS AND METHOD, AND PROGRAM THEREFOR  
An image processing apparatus includes an input unit configured to receive an input image to be processed; a brightness-information extracting unit configured to extract, from the image,...
US20110249140 ELECTRONIC CAMERA  
An electronic camera includes an imager. An imager repeatedly outputs an image representing a scene captured by an imaging surface. An adjuster adjusts an imaging condition by referring to any one...
US20130128080 IMAGE ANALYSIS DEVICE AND METHOD THEREOF  
A method for analyzing images includes: obtaining at least one brightness value of at least one area of an image of a scene; obtaining a brightness value of the same at lease one area of each of a...
US20080303925 IMAGE PICKUP APPARATUS AND FOCUS CONTROL METHOD  
An image pickup apparatus includes a first image generator 3 that generates a first unit image based on a signal read from the image pickup device with each read cycle of the signal, a detector 5...
US20080266424 IMAGE CAPTURING APPARATUS, IMAGE CAPTURING METHOD, EXPOSURE CONTROL METHOD, AND PROGRAM  
An image capturing apparatus includes: an image capturing unit configured to generate a long-exposure image signal and a short-exposure image signal on the basis of light transmitted from a...

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