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US20110008031 FOCUS ADJUSTMENT DEVICE, IMAGING DEVICE AND FOCUS ADJUSTMENT METHOD  
A focus adjustment device includes an image sensor that includes imaging pixels for capturing an image formed via an imaging optical system and focus detection pixels for detecting a focus...
US20150156485 SENSOR-ASSISTED AUTOFOCUS CALIBRATION  
A mobile device includes a camera module, including a lens and an image sensor. An inertial sensor in the mobile device outputs a signal indicative of an orientation of the device. A controller...
US20070171296 Object determining device, imaging device and monitor  
An object determining device for selecting a target face for processing from plural faces in an image, includes a face detecting unit that detects faces from an image; a face information recording...
US20080024651 IMAGE-PICKUP APPARATUS AND FOCUS CONTROL METHOD FOR THE SAME  
An image-pickup apparatus is disclosed which can prevent focus control from being performed on the basis of incorrect information on an object distance externally measured. The image-pickup...
US20130321694 IMAGE SYSTEMS AND SENSORS HAVING FOCUS DETECTION PIXELS THEREIN  
Image sensors include an array of image sensor pixels therein. This array of image sensor pixels includes a first focus detection pixel and at least a first color pixel. A switching network is...
US20140168503 EXTERNAL APPARATUS AND IMAGING APPARATUS  
A focus correction setting application is connected to an imaging apparatus such that the focus correction setting application can communicate with the imaging apparatus. The focus correction...
US20140293119 IMAGE CAPTURING APPARATUS, METHOD OF CONTROLLING THE SAME, AND STORAGE MEDIUM  
An image capturing apparatus comprises an image pickup device, a focus detection sensor including a first pixel group in which pixels configured to receive light beams passing through a partial...
US20090153720 IMAGE PICKUP APPARATUS AND DISPLAY CONTROL METHOD FOR THE SAME  
An image pickup apparatus of the present invention comprises an image obtaining part configured to photoelectrically convert a first object image and a second object image formed by light fluxes...
US20140293118 IMAGING DEVICE  
An imaging device includes a solid-state imaging device including focus detecting pixels which are arranged together in a region in which imaging pixels are arranged in a form of a two-dimensional...
US20140009664 PHOTOELECTRIC CONVERSION APPARATUS  
A photoelectric conversion apparatus includes a sensor cell unit including: a photoelectric conversion unit and a sensor cell unit writing switch connected to the photoelectric conversion unit; a...
US20140285706 Image Sensor with Focus-Detection Pixels, and Method for Reading Focus-Information  
An image sensor (810) comprises a plurality of image pixels (R, G, B) and a plurality of focus-pixels (F), each focus-pixel comprising a light shield (51a, 51b) for partly shielding the...
US20150244926 IMAGING DEVICE, DEFOCUS AMOUNT CALCULATING METHOD, AND IMAGING OPTICAL SYSTEM  
The camera main body 200 stores sensitivity ratio data indicating a sensitivity ratio of a pixel 51R in the position and an imaging pixel 51 which is adjacent to the pixel 51R and a sensitivity...
US20140028896 IMAGING APPARATUS AND AUTOFOCUS CONTROL METHOD THEREOF  
In an imaging apparatus having a solid-state imaging device in which a focus detection pixel (phase difference detection pixel) is mounted on a light receiving surface, when dust is attached on...
US20140009665 METHOD AND DEVICE FOR FOCUSING A FILM CAMERA  
A method for focusing a film camera, in which at least one auxiliary camera is provided for producing an auxiliary representation of an object to be recorded, from which the desired focus setting...
US20100328503 IMAGING APPARATUS  
An imaging apparatus capable of performing phase difference detection while allowing light to enter an imaging device is provided. An imaging unit (1) includes an imaging device (10) configured to...
US20130162890 FOCUS ADJUSTMENT APPARATUS  
In a focus detection apparatus, a sensor includes a first mode for outputting via the signal line when respective stored charges corresponding to the first and the second AF areas have reached the...
US20120162499 FOCUS DETECTION DEVICE AND IMAGE CAPTURING APPARATUS PROVIDED WITH THE SAME  
The focus detection accuracy of a focus detection device that employs an external AF sensor unit having a pair of line sensors that are each comprised of multiple unit line sensors is improved....
US20090115882 IMAGE-PICKUP APPARATUS AND CONTROL METHOD FOR IMAGE-PICKUP APPARATUS  
The image-pickup apparatus includes an image-pickup element including first type pixels photoelectrically converting an object image formed by a light flux from an optical system and second type...
US20100188560 IMAGING APPARATUS  
An imaging apparatus includes an imaging unit operable to capture a subject to generate an image, a subject detector operable to detect the subject from the generated image, a display unit...
US20130271646 IMAGE CAPTURE APPARATUS AND CONTROL METHOD THEREFOR  
An image capture apparatus comprises an image sensor including at least three focus detecting pixels, an optical axis displacement unit which displaces an optical axis of an imaging optical system...
US20140118611 IMAGE PICKUP APPARATUS AND CONTROL METHOD THEREFOR  
An image pickup apparatus that is capable of detecting focusing state with high accuracy even when a subject moves or a defocus condition varies. Focus detection zones are arranged like a lattice...
US20110037890 DIGITAL CAMERA HAVING TRIMMING AND FOCUSING ABILITY  
A camera for recording an image captured using image-capturing element in a recording medium is provided with a focal point detection device for detecting a focal point adjustment state of a...
US20170171463 IMAGE PROCESSING APPARATUS, IMAGE CAPTURING APPARATUS AND IMAGE PROCESSING PROGRAM  
The image processing apparatus includes an image producer to produce a captured image by using outputs from multiple photoelectric converters in an image sensor, a phase difference information...
US20170171459 IMAGE PROCESSING APPARATUS AND METHOD, DISTANCE DETECTION APPARATUS, FOCUSING APPARATUS, IMAGE CAPTURING APPARATUS, AND NON-TRANSITORY COMPUTER-READABLE STORAGE MEDIUM  
An image processing apparatus includes a first phase difference detector configured to detect two phase differences in a range that contains a phase difference that provides the highest...
US20170163873 PHOTOGRAPHING APPARATUS AND FOCUS DETECTION METHOD USING THE SAME  
A photographing apparatus for automatically detecting a focus via a phase difference detection scheme, the photographing apparatus including an image sensor comprising a plurality of phase...
US20170126959 THIN MULTI-APERTURE IMAGING SYSTEM WITH AUTO-FOCUS AND METHODS FOR USING SAME  
Dual-aperture digital cameras with auto-focus (AF) and related methods for obtaining a focused and, optionally optically stabilized color image of an object or scene. A dual-aperture camera...
US20170126955 DEPTH DETECTION APPARATUS, IMAGING APPARATUS AND DEPTH DETECTION METHOD  
Provided is a depth detection apparatus having: a shift amount acquisition unit to acquire a provisional image shift amount; a filter processing unit to perform filter processing on one or both of...
US20170118396 FOCUS DETECTION DEVICE AND IMAGE-CAPTURING APPARATUS  
A focus detection device includes: a sensor outputting a pair of focus detection signal sequences, each of which being made of a plurality of focus detection signals; a difference calculation unit...
US20170094210 MASK-LESS PHASE DETECTION AUTOFOCUS  
An example image capture device includes an image sensor having diodes for sensing light from a target scene, a color filter array disposed above the diodes and including color filters each...
US20170078601 DRIVING METHOD OF IMAGING DEVICE AND DRIVING METHOD OF IMAGING SYSTEM  
A driving method of an imaging device, and a driving method of an imaging system set the number of unit cells based on signals output from a plurality of unit cells in a phase difference detection...
US20170070693 IMAGE SENSOR ADAPTED MULTIPLE FILL FACTOR  
Disclosed is an image sensor adapting multiple fill factors. The image sensor includes a plurality of pixels configured to process light rays having a plurality of wavelengths by wavelength,...
US20170064184 FOCUSING SYSTEM AND METHOD  
A focusing system and focusing method are provided. The focusing method includes the steps of: adjusting a focal length of a liquid lens unit of an auxiliary lens module to scan a focus distance...
US20160381280 IMAGING APPARATUS AND IMAGING METHOD  
An imaging apparatus, comprising a focus detection section that detects an out of focus amount and an out of focus direction by carrying out a focus detection operation using phase difference...
US20160360095 FOCUS DETECTION DEVICE AND IMAGE-CAPTURING APPARATUS  
A focus detection device includes: an image sensor that includes a plurality of focus detection pixel rows, each having a plurality of focus detection pixels and each outputting a pair of focus...
US20160353010 IMAGING DEVICE AND FOCUSING CONTROL METHOD  
A phase difference AF processing unit (19) compares subject images between a region R1 and a region Rj (j=2 to m) in an AF area (53), and determines a phase difference detection pixel (52A, 52B)...
US20160353006 ADAPTIVE AUTOFOCUSING SYSTEM  
The invention relates to a phase-detection autofocus system using a single two-dimensional (2D) image sensor as an autofocus sensor. This allows for a number of novel functionalities such as...
US20160344961 Image Sensors for Robust On Chip Phase Detection, and Associated System And Methods  
An image sensor for on-chip phase detection includes a pixel array for capturing an image of a scene, wherein the pixel array has a plurality of horizontal phase-detection rows, each including...
US20160337576 DISTANCE CALCULATION APPARATUS, IMAGING APPARATUS AND DISTANCE CALCULATION METHOD  
A distance calculation apparatus comprises a distance calculation unit configured to calculate a distance information by comparing a local region of a first image corresponding to a first pupil...
US20160327771 IMAGING DEVICE AND FOCUSING CONTROL METHOD  
The present invention provides an imaging device and a focusing control method capable of performing reliability determination of a phase difference AF at high speed. A phase difference AF...
US20160316158 IMAGING APPARATUS AND SIGNAL PROCESSING METHOD  
An imaging apparatus includes an imaging unit including a plurality of pixels each including a first photoelectric conversion nit, a second photoelectric conversion unit, and a microlens...
US20160309103 IMAGE PICKUP APPARATUS, SOLID-STATE IMAGE PICKUP DEVICE, AND IMAGE PICKUP METHOD  
A solid-state image pickup device including a lens, a first light receiving element, a second light receiving element, and an element separation area. The first light receiving element is...
US20160309089 FOCUS CONTROL APPARATUS, CONTROL METHOD THEREFOR, STORAGE MEDIUM THEREFOR, AND IMAGE CAPTURING APPARATUS  
A focus control apparatus having a first mode in which a position of a focus lens is automatically changed, and a second mode in which the position of the focus lens is manually changed, the focus...
US20160299406 IMAGING APPARATUS AND METHOD OF CONTROLLING THE SAME  
An imaging apparatus includes a photometric lens for forming a secondary image of object light that has been transmitted through a lens unit and had a primary image formed by the lens unit, a...
US20160234425 IMAGE PROCESSING APPARATUS  
Provided is an image processing apparatus, including: pixel portions each configured to output a first added signal obtained by adding signals output from a first group among a plurality of...
US20160234423 FOCUS ADJUSTMENT DEVICE AND FOCUS ADJUSTMENT METHOD  
A focus adjustment device for carrying out focus adjustment by moving a focus lens, comprises a point light source determination section which determines a point-like light source subject based on...
US20160227101 IMAGE CAPTURING APPARATUS AND CONTROL METHOD THEREOF, AND STORAGE MEDIUM  
An image capturing apparatus, comprises an image sensor having focus detection pixels configured to detect a phase difference of the subject image, a calculation unit configured to calculate a...
US20160212364 IMAGING APPARATUS AND IMAGE PROCESSING METHOD  
An imaging apparatus includes a high-frequency pattern detector calculating a difference or a ratio between a value obtained by integrating averages of pixel outputs of a first pixel group...
US20160205314 IMAGE PICKUP APPARATUS, LENS UNIT, AND METHODS OF CONTROLLING IMAGE PICKUP APPARATUS AND LENS UNIT  
An image pickup apparatus on which a lens unit is to be removably mounted includes an image pickup element, a first focus detection unit which performs a focus detection by a contrast detection...
US20160198107 FOCAL POINT DETECTION DEVICE AND FOCAL POINT DETECTION METHOD  
A focal point detection device comprising: an image sensor having a focal point detection pixel, a pixel data generation section to generate pixel data of a basis part and a reference part...
US20160182811 PHOTOGRAPHING APPARATUS AND CONTROL METHOD FOR PHOTOGRAPHING APPARATUS  
A photographing apparatus of the present invention, having a lens section including a photographing optical system for guiding photographing light flux and a body section capable of being attached...

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