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US20090160976 DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHIC CAMERA WITH BRIGHTNESS COMPENSATION AND COMPENSATION METHOD THEREOF  
A digital photographic camera with brightness compensation and a compensation method thereof are applied for the brightness compensation of the digital photographic camera when shooting under...
US20120274809 ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND LUMINANCE ADJUSTING METHOD THEREOF  
A luminance adjusting method of an electronic device is disclosed. The electronic device includes a light sensor, a control module, a memory and a light source module. The memory stores...
US20130050528 ADAPTIVE PIXEL COMPENSATION METHOD  
An adaptive pixel compensation method for an image processing apparatus includes receiving an image array data, calculating an average of luminance values of a first plurality of green sub-pixels...
US20090122161 IMAGE TO SOUND CONVERSION DEVICE  
A device for creating a sound map of a three dimensional view area is provided. The device comprises a first camera configured to capture and transmit a first image and a second camera positioned...
US20080278605 SOLID-STATE IMAGING APPARATUS, AND VIDEO CAMERA AND DIGITAL STILL CAMERA USING THE SAME  
A solid-state imaging apparatus including: an image section having a plurality of pixel units arranged into a matrix, each pixel unit having at least one subunit consisting of an electric charge...
US20100073494 ELECTRONIC APPARATUS FOR IMPROVING BRIGHTNESS OF DARK IMAGED PICTURE  
An electronic apparatus includes an imager unit, a control unit, a brightness correction determiner unit, and a corrector unit. The imager unit images a picture. The control unit obtains, from the...
US20140293091 SENSOR-SYNCHRONIZED SPECTRALLY-STRUCTURED-LIGHT IMAGING  
A smartphone is adapted for use as an imaging spectrometer, by synchronized pulsing of different LED light sources as different image frames are captured by the phone's CMOS image sensor. A...
US20120007987 Optical system with automatic switching between operation in daylight and thermovision modes  
An optical sight system that comprises a combination of a thermal scope with a CCD visual-range attachment connectable to the thermal scope with a quick-release connector. The system is equipped...
US20080180553 Video-based sensing for daylighting controls  
A video imager may be used to measure the natural and/or artificial light levels in a space. The lighting estimates may be passed to a controller via a communication network. The lighting...
US20150249779 SMOOTHING OF GHOST MAPS IN A GHOST ARTIFACT DETECTION METHOD FOR HDR IMAGE CREATION  
An improved ghost-artifact detection and removal method for high-dynamic range (HDR) image creation and related apparatus are described. A binary ghost map is first generated for each image of the...
US20100103289 REDUCING COMPUTATIONAL COMPLEXITY IN DETERMINING AN ILLUMINANT OF A SCENE  
In an embodiment, computational complexity of estimating the actual illuminant of a scene is reduced by examining only a subset of the pixel values generated for a received image frame. In another...
US20120293689 IMAGING APPARATUS AND IMAGING METHOD  
Provided is an imaging apparatus including an imaging unit that performs imaging with an image sensor having pixels of first, second, and third colors, a luminance ratio calculation unit that...
US20120176513 IMAGING DEVICE  
An imaging device (100) includes: an imaging element (103) obtained by repeatedly arranging a pixel W for entire wavelength band, a W-R pixel for R, a W-G pixel for G, and a W-B pixel for B; a...
US20080316355 CAMERA  
A camera includes an image sensor, and a plurality of metering areas are assigned to an object scene captured by the image sensor. A CPU evaluates a luminance of the object scene for each metering...
US20140160318 YCBCR PULSED ILLUMINATION SCHEME IN A LIGHT DEFICIENT ENVIRONMENT  
The disclosure extends to methods, systems, and computer program products for producing an image in light deficient environments with luminance and chrominance emitted from a controlled light source.
US20070257995 Methods and systems for estimation of visible light amount in a light source  
Methods and systems for estimating the amount of visible light in a light source using an image sensor, e.g., such as an image sensor of the type commonly found in color video cameras. The methods...
US20100020200 Flash emission method and flash emission apparatus  
According to the method and apparatus of the present invention, when a non-flash image that is taken without a flash emitted before main photographing and a flash image that is taken with the...
US20150092083 Active Shielding Against Intense Illumination (ASAII) System for Direct Viewing  
A technique/system using imaging cameras to detect and actively track intense light sources, such as the Sun, then provide electronically-generated and localized shades, via the Liquid Crystal...
US20120092519 GESTURE RECOGNITION USING CHROMA-KEYING  
A method and system for analyzing an object is provided in the present invention. The system comprises: a background arranged behind an object, wherein the color of the background is allowed to be...
US20100026850 IMAGING SYSTEM  
An imaging system comprising: a light source for illuminating a scene with a known intensity light; a camera having an optic axis and center that images the scene responsive to light reflected by...
US20070296835 Digital cameras with direct luminance and chrominance detection  
Digital camera systems and methods are described that provide a color digital camera with direct luminance detection. The luminance signals are obtained directly from a broadband image sensor...
US20090251568 IMAGING DEVICE, IMAGING DEVICE CONTROL METHOD AND PROGRAM FOR IMAGING DEVICE CONTROL METHOD  
The present invention is applicable to, for example, a camera-integrated video tape recorder, displaying a marker M so that a luminance level, converted into a specific pattern by zebra display,...
US20090181719 MOBILE TELECOMMUNICATION TERMINAL HAVING CAMERA AND CONTROLLING METHOD FOR THE SAME  
A mobile communication terminal having a camera and a controlling method thereof are provided. The controlling method may include: determining an operating state of the mobile communication...
US20060256214 IMPROVING THE HIGHLIGHT REPRODUCTION OF AN IMAGING SYSTEM  
A method and apparatus for calibrating a sensor for highlights and for processing highlights is described. In an embodiment, a method includes identifying highlight regions in an image of a scene....
US20050248667 Extended dynamic range in color imagers  
A digital color imager providing an extended luminance range, an improved color implementation and enabling a method for an easy transformation into another color space having luminance as a...
US20100073520 IMAGE BRIGHTNESS COMPENSATION METHOD AND DIGITAL CAMERA DEVICE WITH IMAGE BRIGHTNESS COMPENSATION FUNCTION  
An image brightness compensation method and a digital camera device with an image brightness compensation function are suitable for adjusting a brightness of a digital image shot by a digital...
US20090231416 Image pickup device  
An image pickup device includes an optical system having a wide angle, wherein at least magnification chromatic aberration is large; an image sensor configured to read an image picked up through...
US20080074510 METHOD FOR PROCESSING A BACKLIGHT IMAGE AND DEVICE THEREOF  
A method for processing an image includes inputting an image, generating a first mean luminance value and a second mean luminance value according to a plurality of pixels within a first luminance...
US20110242365 Photometric device  
A photometric device includes a storage-type photometric sensor, a first control means that performs accumulation control on the photometric sensor based upon an average value of an output of the...
US20100091141 System and method for correcting artifacts in sequential imagers caused by transient light disturbances  
An example embodiment may include a system and method for correcting luminance disturbances in an imaging device. The example method can detect a luminance level disturbance in the output of an...
US20150237273 IMAGE CAPTURE DEVICE, ANOMALOUS OBLIQUE INCIDENT LIGHT DETECTION METHOD, AND RECORDING MEDIUM  
In an aspect of the invention, plural pixels constituting a color image pickup device include a first pair of RB pixels and a second pair of RB pixels both constituted by a red pixel R having a...
US20080158392 IMAGING APPARATUS AND DISPLAYING METHOD FOR IMAGING APPARATUS  
An imaging apparatus that displays a monitoring image of an imaging result acquired by an imaging unit on a monitor and also displays information on the apparatus on the monitor in the form of an...
US20080048887 Vehicle occupant detection system  
A system is provided for detecting photographed images of a plurality of objects. In the object detection system, reflected lights reflected by a plurality of objects, i.e. an object A and an...
US20090225194 IMAGE PROCESSING APPARATUS AND DIGITAL CAMERA  
Contour extraction circuits extract contour components YE, CbE, and CrE, respectively, from luminance signal Y, and color-difference signals Cb and Cr, respectively. The two contour components CbE...
US20090086059 Image Taking System, and Image Signal Processing Program  
The image taking system of the invention applies tone transformation processing to an image signal of an image taken through taking means (lens system 100, aperture 101 and CCD 102) while taking a...
US20130182149 Separating Directional Lighting Variability in Statistical Face Modelling Based on Texture Space Decomposition  
A technique for determining a characteristic of a face or certain other object within a scene captured in a digital image including acquiring an image and applying a linear texture model that is...
US20130182148 Separating Directional Lighting Variability in Statistical Face Modelling Based on Texture Space Decomposition  
A technique for determining a characteristic of a face or certain other object within a scene captured in a digital image including acquiring an image and applying a linear texture model that is...
US20120300011 OPTIMIZING ROOM LIGHTING BASED ON IMAGE SENSOR FEEDBACK  
A mechanism for efficiently and dynamically adjusting lighting conditions in a space through the use of existing video capture devices in the space or video capture devices on computing devices...
US20090073287 IMAGE CAPTURING DEVICE  
An image having the image quality desired by a photographer is provided by minimizing overexposure or underexposure, making the dynamic range wide, and specifying an optimum brightness level for a...
US20120081579 High Dynamic Range Transition  
In personal electronic devices including digital imaging capability, methods, devices and computer readable media are described for determining when image capture operations may benefit from using...
US20100097500 Photographing apparatus and photographing method  
An image of a subject is focused on an image pickup device through a zoom lens and a diaphragm. The image focused on the image pickup device is photoelectrically converted into an electric signal....
US20070153098 Luminance compensation apparatus and method  
A luminance compensation apparatus and method applied to an electronic apparatus are disclosed. The luminance compensation apparatus includes an environment detector, a processor, and a luminance...
US20100165149 Opponent Color Detail Enhancement for Saturated Colors  
A method, system and device for enhancing detail in areas of saturated color in an image are described. As areas of saturated color are detected in an image the opponent color channel is used to...
US20150215512 SYSTEM, METHOD, AND COMPUTER PROGRAM PRODUCT FOR DETERMINING A QUANTITY OF LIGHT RECEIVED BY AN ELEMENT OF A SCENE  
A system, method, and computer program product are provided for determining a quantity of light received by an element of a scene. In use, a quantity of light received by a first element of the...
US20080007634 Camera, image processing method of camera and recording medium in which image processing program is recorded  
There is disclosed a camera in which, in a case where luminance of an acquired image signal is corrected and raised in accordance with luminance of each region, a correction amount of an image...
US20060164524 Brightness level converting apparatus, brightness level converting method, solid-state image pickup apparatus, brightness level converting program, and recording medium  
A brightness level converting apparatus improves a contrast of an image represented by an image pickup signal output from a logarithmic conversion solid-state image pickup device, so as to obtain...
US20060170792 System and method for providing true luminance detail  
Provided is a system and method for altering luminance characteristics of an image organized according to a transmission protocol for a compressed image. The method includes, but is not limited...
US20090219414 IMAGING APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR SETTING THE SAME  
An imaging apparatus includes an acquiring unit configured to acquire a representative value of a luminance level in a main object area and a plurality of representative values of luminance levels...
US20080062277 Photographing Apparatus  
A photographing apparatus comprises an imaging sensor, a controller, and an exposure-mode-selecting device. The controller performs a photometric operation on a photographing subject and obtains a...
US20100283848 SURVEILLANCE IMAGE DENIAL VERIFICATION  
An assessment method and system for characterizing the operation of an imaging system are disclosed. The assessment system can comprise a light source configured to illuminate the imaging system,...

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