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9041807 Image processing device and image processing method  
An image processing device configured to be installed in a vehicle includes an image acquirer, an image selector, a first luminance adjuster, a synthetic image generator, and an image provider....
9001214 Spectral estimation method, system and reference target design method  
A method, system and reference target for estimating spectral data on a selected one of three spectral information types is disclosed. Spectral information types comprise illumination of a scene,...
8994848 Method and system for handling mixed illumination in video and photography  
A method including: obtaining, with an image processing apparatus, a white point that corresponds to an image captured by a camera with only the natural light as a light source; obtaining, with...
8953013 Image pickup device and image synthesis method thereof  
This invention discloses an image pickup device and an image synthesis method thereof The image pickup device comprises an image-pickup module, an image-synthesis module, a database and a...
8928737 System and method for three dimensional imaging  
A method of operating a camera with a microfluidic lens to identify a depth of an object in image data generated by the camera has been developed. The camera generates an image with the object in...
8854544 Multi-point television motion sensor system and method  
A system is disclosed for controlling operation of an electronic device, such as a TV. The system includes a first sensor located at or near the electronic device and a second sensor spaced apart...
8787625 Use of relatively permanent pigmented or vascular skin mark patterns in images for personal identification  
Embodiments include methods, devices, software, and systems for identifying a person based on relatively permanent pigmented or vascular skin mark (RPPVSM) patterns in images. Locations of RPPVSMs...
8723993 Imaging device and storage medium storing an imaging program  
An imaging apparatus and image capture program are provided that enable an image processing section compatible with a Bayer array to be employed without modification even in cases in which an...
8462101 Apparatus for and method of controlling backlight of display panel in camera system  
An apparatus controls a backlight of a display panel of a camera system. The apparatus includes a sub-pixel extracting unit, an ambient light luminance calculating unit, and a backlight...
8310724 Apparatus and method for shift invariant differential (SID) image data interpolation in fully populated shift invariant matrix  
An image processing system for interpolating image data is comprised of a shift invariant point determining device, an illumination averager, a second order differentiator, and color data...
8229216 Method for adjusting skin color of digital image  
A method for adjusting a skin color of a digital image adjusts the skin color of an input image. The method includes performing a skin color detection process on the input image to generate a...
8212894 Electronic camera having a face detecting function of a subject  
An electronic camera includes an image pickup device that takes a subject image, a face detecting section, an inferential section, and an image processing section. The face detecting section not...
8045022 Imaging apparatus for correcting a luminance signal  
An imaging apparatus includes an imaging device, a first luminance signal generating unit and a correcting unit. The imaging device includes at least three types of color detecting photoelectric...
8040558 Apparatus and method for shift invariant differential (SID) image data interpolation in fully populated shift invariant matrix  
An image processing system for interpolating image data is comprised of a shift invariant point determining device, an illumination averager, a second order differentiator, and color data...
8040397 Automatic image quality adjustment according to brightness of subject  
The image processing device performs image processing using image data generated by an image generating device, and image generation record information associated with the image data where the...
7911507 Solid-state image pickup device in which the saturated signal quantity of a W pixel is controlled  
In a pixel unit, cells are arranged in rows and columns two-dimensionally. Each of the cells accumulates signal charge obtained by photoelectrically converting light incident on photoelectric...
7839437 Image pickup apparatus, image processing method, and computer program capable of obtaining high-quality image data by controlling imbalance among sensitivities of light-receiving devices  
An image pickup apparatus includes an image pickup device that has high-sensitivity pixel devices receiving a relatively large amount of light and low-sensitivity pixel devices receiving a...
7812870 Color space conversion in the analog domain  
Systems and related methods have been achieved to convert in an analog domain the output of color image sensors into another color space. A chosen implementation converts the output of red, green,...
7791652 Image processing apparatus, image capture apparatus, image output apparatus, and method and program for these apparatus  
An image processing apparatus includes: a contrast area detector detecting a partial area from among partial areas in an input image signal as a contrast area, the input image signal being formed...
7777806 Camera, method, and program which captures a field of an object to generate an image, and image processing program and imaging device for applying image processing to an image  
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...
7667880 Method and apparatus for previewing digital motion picture content  
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system that generates a look-up table which can be used to preview digital motion picture content. During operation, the system receives an...
7643680 Method of calibrating image luminance values  
A method of calibrating image luminance values is provided. At first, a calibration chart is scanned, and a dark actual luminance value and a white actual luminance value are obtained accordingly....
7304683 Method of automatically adjusting exposure in a shutterless digital camera  
In accordance with the present invention a shutterless single lens digital still camera includes an internal processor and auto exposure algorithm that automatically adjusts the exposure of the...
7088391 Color video camera for film origination with color sensor and luminance sensor  
A technique for producing electronic video signals representative of color images of a scene includes use of a regular CCD for the color channel and a back-thinned CCD for a luminance channel; a...
7088388 Method and apparatus for calibrating a sensor for highlights and for processing highlights  
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....
7042524 Video data correction device and video data correction method  
An average luminance calculation section 7 calculating an average luminance of video data to output an average luminance level, latches 8 to 10 delaying said average luminance levels by one-frame...
6891568 Color video camera system and method  
A technique for producing electronic video signals representative of color images of a scene, includes the following steps: providing a luminance sensor and a color sensor having a color filter...
6614471 Luminance correction for color scanning using a measured and derived luminance value  
A color scanning technique that maintains a high image quality while permitting improved scanning speed and improved perceived resolution. A color pixel array and a luminance pixel array are...
6538694 IMAGE PICKUP APPARATUS EQUIPPED WITH COMPATIBLE-WITH-ZOOMING TYPE CONTOUR COMPENSATION CIRCUIT, COMPATIBLE-WITH-IMAGE-PICKUP-CONDITIONS TYPE IMAGE OUTPUT CIRCUIT, AND COMPATIBLE-WITH-ALL-PIXEL-READOUT-SYSTEM-SOLID-IMAGE-PICKUP-ELEMENT TYPE ELECTRONIC ZOOM CIRCUIT  
A frame/field converter circuit addition-processes image data constituting respective fields in a ratio corresponding to an image pickup mode or the like and outputs the resulting image data. As a...
5764285 Imaging apparatus having area sensor and line sensor  
An imaging device, such as an electric camera, in which an optical image of an object is converted into a set of image data. The device includes a line sensor and an area sensor. A lens system...
5485204 Solid state image sensor and imaging method using spatial pixel offset  
A solid state image sensor and an imaging method using a spatial pixel offset, in which in each field, charges of pixels of solid state imaging devices for green color and red/blue colors are...
5471323 Solid state video camera having improved chromatic aberration suppression and moire suppression  
By applying the offset sampling using four-plane prism provided with four solid state imaging devices at four light output planes, chromatic aberration of lenses is eliminated even to the...
5374955 High-definition imaging device, and apparatuses for recording and playing back high-definition picture information  
Solid-state imaging elements each having a smaller number of pixels are employed to realize an imaging device for taking a high-definition picture which is four or more times larger in the number...
5337152 Solid-state color imaging apparatus  
A first solid-state imaging element and second and third solid-state imaging elements are arranged spatially so as to be horizontally shifted half a pixel pitch from one another so that a...
5206717 Image sensing apparatus having horizontal shielding masks  
An image sensing apparatus comprising a photographic optical system, a splitter optical system for splitting an optical image formed by the photographic optical system into a plurality of channels...
5023723 Image sensing apparatus having plural image sensors and plural shutters  
An image sensing apparatus is arranged to have the image of one and the same object received by a plurality of image sensing devices through shutters discretely arranged in pairs with these image...
4746972 Imaging apparatus with bidirectionally transferrable identical charge transfer devices for converting mirror images  
An incident optical image is split by a single semi-transparent mirror into first and second optical images and directed onto first and second intersecting planes so that the images are in...
4654698 Color sensor using dichroic mirrors to displace components  
Apparatus for producing a color image signal having first and second color components, comprises an image sensor having a regular array of image sensing elements with a regular array of first and...
4507679 Color TV camera with four-port prism  
A color television camera includes a color splitting prism and solid-state imagers responsive to different colors. In order to enhance resolution, two offset green-responsive imagers are coupled...
4345269 Image pick-up apparatus  
An image pick-up apparatus which derives red, blue and green signals respectively corresponding to red, blue and green light components of an incident light, and produces an NTSC signal based on...
4246598 Color television camera system having solid-state opto-electric transducers for luminance and chrominance signals  
To simplify television cameras, particularly of the type previously disclosed in U.S. Pat. No. 4,163,247, Bock et al, the green (or white) content of an image and the red/blue content of an image...
4227206 Solid state television camera  
A solid state color television camera having a color filter consisting of first and second color filter elements through which red and green primary color lights pass and a third color filter...
4213145 Solid state color television camera  
A CCD (charge-coupled device) color camera is disclosed, wherein an installed CCD imager is capable of reading out signals of two adjacent rows of sensing elements simultaneously, besides...
4205336 Signal processing system  
A signal processing system is disclosed for a color television camera having a line-sequential type color coding filter provided in a light path of an object image. An image pick-up device has the...
4163247 Color television camera with time multiplexing of luminance and chrominance information  
The invention concerns a color television camera for providing a color television signal suitable for recording. The camera comprises separate transducer means for deriving the luminance and...
4149182 Color signal modulating system  
A color signal modulating system for a color television camera having two CCD's as image pick-up devices for converting optical images into two color signals at alternate scan lines and into a...
4107732 Two sensor time encoded color imaging system  
Light from an object to be imaged is optically divided into two portions. The first portion, preferably corresponding to one primary color, is encoded into a series of electrical pulses by a...
3988776 System for controlling excessive incident light in color television cameras  
A color television camera has a camera tube for receiving incident light from an image pickup object. It produces output signals representing an image of the object. The signal level varies in...
3787614 TWO-TUBE COLOR TELEVISION CAMERA  
A color television camera uses two pick-up tubes with the full scene imaged on one tube and red and blue color components of the scene imaged in vertically aligned relation on the other tube....
3739079 COLOR TELEVISION CAMERA USING ONLY TWO CAMERA TUBES  
A color television camera employs only two camera tubes. One tube is a color pick-up tube for obtaining a chrominance signal comprising individual signals corresponding to respective two color...

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