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US20080062285 Camera with an image sensor that doubles as a motion sensor  
A camera includes an image sensor that doubles as a motion sensor. An image sensor in a camera according to the present teachings generates a digital image by sampling light from an image scene...
US20140267834 METHOD FOR PHOTOGRAPHING A TARGET SUBJECT  
A photographing method includes (a) setting a subject as a target subject; (b) determining, automatically, at least one of whether the target subject is at a periphery of a photographer's...
US20120206625 IMAGING APPARATUS AND CONTROL METHOD THEREFOR  
An imaging apparatus includes an imaging unit configured to perform photoelectric conversion of an optical image, an optical zoom unit configured to perform optical magnification variation in...
US20130057731 Distribution of Offered Digital Zoom Levels and Gradual Zoom in Digital Photography  
Offered digital zoom levels may be distributed at equal spacing of zoom factors. Offered digital zoom levels may be distributed among optically uniform digital zoom levels. Gradual zoom may be...
US20090268060 System and method for effectively optimizing zoom settings in a digital camera  
A system and method for effectively optimizing zoom settings in a digital camera includes a digital zoom module that performs a digital zoom function, and an optical zoom module that controls a...
US20150015744 IMAGING APPARATUS HAVING FRAMING ASSIST CONTROL  
In an imaging apparatus having framing assist control, a controller controls a change speed of the display angle of view changed by a second or a third instruction member faster than the change...
US20090128664 Compact Stationary Lens Optical Zoom Image Capture System  
An electronic optical zoom system (100) includes a first lens assembly (101) and a second lens assembly (102). The first lens assembly (101) and the second lens assembly (102) may be adjacently...
US20140118526 Curvilinear sensor system  
Methods and apparatus for a Curvilinear Sensor System are disclosed. The present invention includes a wide variety of generally curved, aspheric or non-planar arrangement of sensors and their...
US20130063626 CAMERA WITH MULTIPLE VIEWFINDERS  
A method and apparatus for controlling the display of a portable electronic device having a camera application, a viewfinder having at least two viewfinder resolutions, and a sensor array, is...
US20120057052 System and method for effectively optimizing zoom settings in a digital camera  
A system and method for effectively optimizing zoom settings in a digital camera includes a digital zoom module that performs a digital zoom function, and an optical zoom module that controls a...
US20080158393 Apparatus and method for photographing  
A photographing apparatus includes a first digital zoom device, a second digital zoom device capable of zooming at a higher magnification power than the first digital zoom device, a manipulation...
US20100141800 IMAGING APPARATUS AND ZOOM CONTROL METHOD  
An imaging apparatus calculates a depth of field, and when the calculated result is shallower than a set depth of field, the zoom operation at the telescopic side is switched to the electronic...
US20090122162 Imaging system with multi-state zoom and associated methods  
An image capturing device may include a detector including a plurality of sensing pixels, and an optical system adapted to project a distorted image of an object within a field of view onto the...
US20090262221 COMPACT OPTICAL ZOOM  
A zoom lens system includes a variator lens group, a compensator lens group and a third lens group. The compensator lens group is arranged to only partially compensate for movement of the variator...
US20080079824 IMAGE TAKING SYSTEM  
In the image taking method where images of an object are taken by a running image taking portion provided with a zoom lens, and at least one image taking portion for measuring a distance provided...
US20090256933 Imaging apparatus, control method thereof, and program  
An imaging apparatus includes: a layout assistant image storage unit to store multiple layout assistant images representing position and size where an object is to be disposed within an imaging...
US20090303354 IMAGE CAPTURING APPARATUS WITH ZOOM FUNCTION  
An image capturing apparatus comprises an image capturing unit which captures image data of an object, a zoom image data generating unit which generates items of zoom image data having different...
US20120327273 IMAGING APPARATUS AND REPRODUCING APPARATUS WHICH CHANGES FRAME RATE BASED ON ZOOM OPERATION  
An imaging unit outputs a video signal at a frame rate higher than a standard frame rate. During a zoom operation period or a period including the zoom operation period and periods before and...
US20130208148 IMAGE PICKUP APPARATUS THAT PERFORMS CLOSE-UP SHOOTING, METHOD OF CONTROLLING THE SAME, AND STORAGE MEDIUM  
An image pickup apparatus that reduces a camera shake and a motion blur during close-up shooting performed by increasing shooting magnification and depth of field. A control unit determines an...
US20150116547 METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR USE WITH MULTIPLE OPTICAL CHAINS  
Methods and apparatus for supporting zoom operations using a plurality of optical chain modules, e.g., camera modules, are described. Switching between use of groups of optical chains with...
US20100277620 Imaging Device  
Before performing a zoom in operation, a view angle candidate frame indicating an angle of view after the zoom in operation is superimposed on an input image to generate an output image. A user...
US20090167897 IMAGE PICKUP APPARATUS AND CONTROL METHOD THEREOF  
An image pickup apparatus that includes an optical zooming unit, an electronic zooming unit, and a controller, wherein when the optical zooming unit moves from a first zoom region to a second zoom...
US20090167898 IMAGE PICKUP APPARATUS AND CONTROL METHOD THEREOF  
An image pickup apparatus that has an optical zooming unit and an electronic zooming unit includes a temperature detector configured to detect a temperature of the image pickup apparatus, and a...
US20120268625 ZOOM LENS AND IMAGE PICKUP APPARATUS EQUIPPED WITH ZOOM LENS  
A zoom lens includes a first lens unit having a positive refractive power, a second lens unit having a negative refractive power, a third lens unit having a positive refractive power, and a fourth...
US20110149118 Zoom Lens and Photographing Apparatus  
A zoom lens and a photographing apparatus including the same. The zoom lens includes a first lens group having a positive refractive power, a second lens group having a negative refractive power,...
US20120327272 Zoom Lens System, Imaging Device and Camera  
A zoom lens system comprising: a positive first lens unit; a negative second lens unit; a positive third lens unit; a fourth lens unit; and an aperture diaphragm provided between the third lens...
US20090251569 IMAGING APPARATUS  
In the imaging apparatus, an image signal derived from an imaging element is supplied to color signal producing means so as to be separated into a R(red) color signal, a G(green) color signal and...
US20150103211 ZOOM LENS SYSTEM, IMAGING DEVICE AND CAMERA  
A zoom lens system, in order from an object side to an image side, comprising: a first lens unit having positive optical power; a second lens unit having negative optical power; a third lens unit...
US20130215294 Zoom Lens and Image Pickup Apparatus Using the Same  
A zoom lens comprises a first lens unit G1 having a positive refractive power, a second lens unit G2 having a negative refractive power, and a plurality of lens units G3 and G4. Zooming from a...
US20130050534 ZOOM LENS BARREL CAPABLE OF CHANGING PHOTOGRAPHING MAGNIFICATION AND IMAGE PICKUP APPARATUS HAVING THE SAME  
A zoom lens barrel capable of decreasing a distance between a lens and a diaphragm in an optical axis direction to thereby increase the photographing magnification and at the same time to reduce...
US20110069206 HIGH RESOLUTION ZOOM: A NOVEL DIGITAL ZOOM FOR DIGITAL VIDEO CAMERA  
A camera system and a method for zooming the camera system is disclosed. The method generally includes the steps of (A) generating an electronic image by sensing an optical image received by the...
US20150168696 Zoom Lens and Imaging Apparatus  
An object of the present invention is to provide a low-cost, miniature, wide-angle high-zoom-ratio zoom lens that has high imaging performance, and an imaging apparatus equipped with the zoom...
US20130169846 Zoom Lens and Image Pickup Apparatus Using the Same  
A zoom lens comprises in order from an object side, a first lens unit having a positive refractive power, and at the time of zooming from a wide angle end to a telephoto end, the first lens unit...
US20110228140 Electronic camera having electronic zoom indicator  
an electronic camera includes: an image-capturing unit that creates an image by capturing an image of a subject; an enlarged image generating unit that creates an enlarged image by enlarging a...
US20070268376 Imaging Apparatus and Imaging Method  
An imaging apparatus, and method, enabling lens design without regard to an object distance and a defocus range and enabling image restoration by high precision processing, has an image lens...
US20140036111 IMAGE CAPTURING DEVICE WITH AUTO-FOCUS FUNCTION AND AUTO-FOCUS METHOD  
An auto-focus method includes steps of receiving a first image from an image capturing unit, wherein the first image conforms to a first resolution of the image capturing unit; setting a focus...
US20120050540 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR DETERMINING THE MOVEMENT OF AN OPTICAL AXIS  
A method of determining the movement in position of the optical axis of a camera having an optical zoom lens, comprising the steps of: obtaining a test image at a predetermined level of optical...
US20130027586 ZOOM LENS SYSTEM, IMAGING DEVICE AND CAMERA  
A zoom lens system has a plurality of lens units each composed of at least one lens element and, in order from the object side to the image side, comprises: a negative first lens unit being...
US20130027585 Zoom Lens, Imaging Optical Device, and Digital Apparatus  
A first lens unit having negative power, a second lens unit having positive power, a third lens unit having negative power, and a fourth lens unit having positive power are disposed in this order...
US20120162482 Zoom Lens System, Interchangeable Lens Apparatus, and Camera System  
A compact and lightweight zoom lens system having excellent imaging performance, which is favorably applicable to an interchangeable-lens type digital camera system, is provided. The zoom lens...
US20150015745 Zoom Lens and Image Pickup Apparatus Equipped with Same  
There is provided a zoom lens in which the load on the driving system for wobbling operation can easily made low and an image pickup apparatus equipped with the same. A zoom lens in which each of...
US20120169903 Zoom Lens System, Imaging Device and Camera  
A zoom lens system, in order from an object side to an image side, comprising a positive first lens unit, a negative second lens unit, a positive third lens unit, and a positive fourth lens unit,...
US20120038795 Image pickup apparatus  
A zoom lens includes, in order from the object side to the image side, a first lens unit having a positive refracting power and including a reflecting member having a reflecting surface, a second...
US20100157103 HIGH RESOLUTION ZOOM: A NOVEL DIGITAL ZOOM FOR DIGITAL VIDEO CAMERA  
A camera system and a method for zooming the camera system is disclosed. The method generally includes the steps of (A) generating an electronic image by sensing an optical image received by the...
US20140313374 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR CAPTURING SEQUENCES OF IMAGES WITH COMPENSATION FOR VARIATIONS IN MAGNIFICATION  
A system for capturing sequences of digital images, including a lens, a digital sensor including a plurality of light-sensitive elements, a focusing module suitable for varying the focus of the...
US20110090373 ZOOM LENS AND IMAGE PICKUP APPARATUS INCLUDING THE SAME  
Provided is a zoom lens including, in order from an object side to an image side: a positive first lens unit without moving for zooming; a negative second lens unit moving during zooming; a...
US20090262220 DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHING APPARATUS, METHOD OF CONTROLLING THE SAME, AND RECORDING MEDIUM STORING COMPUTER PROGRAM FOR EXECUTING THE METHOD  
Provided are a digital photographing apparatus having a zoom function, which may easily obtain still images having various viewing angles, a method of controlling the same, and a recording medium...
US20070200939 IMAGE PROCESSING APPARATUS  
An image processing apparatus reproduces still image data recorded on a recording medium and designates an aspect ratio of moving image data to be generated using the still image data. The image...
US20140036112 DUAL LENS DIGITAL ZOOM  
A camera with a pair of lens/sensor combinations, the two lenses having different focal lengths, so that the image from one of the combinations has a field of view approximately two to three times...
US20130265467 IMAGING APPARATUS  
An imaging apparatus includes an imaging unit, a display unit, an interested-position obtaining unit, a zoom operation obtaining unit and an image-processing unit. The imaging unit is configured...

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