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9036059 Imaging apparatus for efficiently generating multiple forms of image data output by an imaging sensor  
An information processing apparatus comprising: a sensor unit including a plurality of sensor arrays that output first imaging data formed by an optical system; an array converter that generates...
8988539 Single image acquisition high dynamic range camera by distorted image restoration  
A method and camera for generating a high dynamic range (HDR) image comprising the following steps: receiving a first optical signal from a lens and generating a first output signal at a first...
8988564 Digital camera with light splitter  
A digital camera component is described that has a light splitter cube having an entrance face to receive incident light from a camera scene. The cube splits the incident light into first, second,...
8953069 Image capturing module and image capturing apparatus with multiple image capturing systems of multiple wavelength regions  
A subject image with little blur is provided even when the subject exists in a wide range of distance. An image capturing module includes: a plurality of image capturing systems, each including an...
8928802 Method and apparatus for producing high dynamic range (HDR) pictures, and exposure apparatuses for use therein  
The invention relates to an apparatus and a method for producing dynamic range increase (DRI) or a high dynamic range (HDR) pictures, in which differently exposed individual images are combined by...
8717467 Imaging systems with array cameras for depth sensing  
Electronic devices may include camera modules. A camera module may be formed from an array of lenses and corresponding image sensors. The array of image sensors may include three color image...
8664579 Digital camera with multiple pipeline signal processors  
A method includes sampling a first intensity of light with a first array of photo detectors of a digital camera. A second intensity of light is sampled with a second array of photo detectors of...
8542290 Camera module, image processing apparatus, and image recording method  
According to one embodiment, a camera module includes a plurality of sub-camera modules. The sub-camera modules include imaging elements and imaging lenses. At least two of the sub-camera modules...
8471936 Imaging device and signal processing method  
The present invention provides an imaging device that generates, for each of a red color, a green color, and a blue color, an image signal having pixels arranged adjacent to each other in a...
8415605 Digital camera with multiple pipeline signal processors  
A method includes sampling a first intensity of light with a first array of photo detectors of a digital camera. A second intensity of light is sampled with a second array of photo detectors of...
8416327 Solid-state image pickup apparatus  
A plurality of image pickup areas is disposed in a semiconductor substrate so as to be separate from one another. Disposed in each of the image pickup areas are rows and columns of unit pixels,...
8319865 Camera adjusting system and method  
A camera adjusting system includes a first camera, a second camera, and a control apparatus. The first camera is movably arranged on a sliding rail to monitor a locale. The second camera captures...
8242932 Remote sensing system  
An imaging system (10) and method (200) for reading residential and/or commercial meters. The system and method comprise a transmission element (12) that attaches to an external location of a...
8229212 Interpolation system and method  
Interpolations systems and methods are disclosed. In a particular embodiment, a system is disclosed that includes an input to receive image data. The system also includes an image processing...
8049806 Thin camera and associated methods  
A camera includes a first substrate having a convex refractive element, a second substrate having a concave refractive element, a separation between the first to second substrates, the separation...
8023016 Imaging device and manufacturing method thereof  
A small, low-profile imaging device that obtains imaging signals having similar light intensity distributions for different colored light, even when there is variability in component precision or...
7932941 Image pickup apparatus  
An image pickup apparatus includes an image-pickup lens having an aperture diaphragm, an image-pickup element that has a color filter which is periodically allocated colors in units of a...
7911516 Camera module and electronic apparatus provided with it  
A camera module that can be made thinner and achieves a beautiful image over an entire image region regardless of a subject distance is provided. The camera module includes a plurality of lens...
7884309 Digital camera with multiple pipeline signal processors  
There are many, many inventions described herein. In one aspect, what is disclosed is a digital camera including a plurality of arrays of photo detectors, including a first array of photo...
7801355 Image processing method, image processing device, semiconductor device, electronic apparatus, image processing program, and computer-readable storage medium  
An image processing method comprising a step of performing a color interpolation process on image data output from a single-chip color image capturing sensor to calculate color data for each pixel...
7791658 Analog front end timing generator (AFE/TG) having a bit slice output mode  
A versatile analog front end and timing generator (AFE/TG) integrated circuit has output modes wherein multiple identical AFE/TGs output digitized sensor data to a single digital image processor...
7714262 Digital camera with integrated ultraviolet (UV) response  
There are many, many inventions described herein. In one aspect, what is disclosed is a digital camera including a plurality of arrays of photo detectors, including a first array of photo...
7656445 In-situ component monitoring  
By mounting a camera to rotate with a rotating component to be viewed it is possible to review the whole component illuminated by a light source. Generally the component will be specifically...
7586522 Image processing device  
In short, the image processing device for obtaining a single image by using a plurality of image-pickup elements comprises a plurality of image-pickup signal processing circuits that are provided...
7460167 Tunable imaging sensor  
A tunable imaging sensor includes a housing with four lenses mounted on a front side. A removable or rotatable filter plate/wheel fits inside the enclosure adjacent the lenses, with a camera plate...
7023480 Aligned mounting of a photodetector array in a color splitting prism  
A joining construction is described for mounting the CCD cells of a color line camera on a color splitting prism (30) attached to a prism housing (2) for each CCD cell (6, 7, 8) attached by a...
7019777 Multispectral imaging system with spatial resolution enhancement  
A spatial resolution enhancement and dynamic range extension for a Computerized Airborne Multicamera Imaging System (CAMIS). CAMIS is a multispectral imaging system for diverse manned and unmanned...
6975353 Immersive camera system  
An immersive scanning camera provides for a high speed imager to capture a scene of interest on a pixel by pixel basis. Distance data is collected for each pixel. This distance data is...
6927792 Television camera and white balance correcting method  
The white balance of a television camera is not lost and kept properly even if the diaphragm is opened to the utmost limit at a dark place. A signal F representing the diaphragm value of the...
6791614 Color linear image sensor device with shutter function for charges in photodetectors and method of manufacturing the same  
A color linear image sensor device has a shutter function for selectively draining charges stored in a photodetector circuit. The color linear image sensor device includes first, second, and third...
6788342 Color video camera for generating a luminance signal with unattenuated harmonics  
The outputs of N kinds of spectral response characteristics from an image sensor are passed through low-pass filters to obtain N kinds of outputs from the 1st through Nth, and the output signal of...
6717615 Device for adjustment of a line sensor in a film scanner  
The invention relates to a device for adjustment of a line sensor in a film scanner. A glass disk is arranged between each emitting surface of a color separator and the respective line sensor....
6701017 High resolution high-value added video transfer method system and storage medium by using pseudo natural image  
There are provided a window setting means for setting a window in a high resolution picture, the window being smaller than the picture; a window moving means for moving the window set by the...
6677959 Virtual true color light amplification  
A method is provided for enhancing a digital image without distortion of the color. The result is an adjusted image which preserves the essential color of each and every dot in the input digital...
6618088 Charge transfer device having three pixel rows arranged adjacently to each other  
A charge transfer device is disclosed wherein three pixel rows are arranged adjacently to each other. First to third pixel rows are arranged adjacently to each other, and the charge transfer...
6614478 Color separation prisms having solid-state imagers mounted thereon and camera employing same  
A method for attaching imagers to color-separation prisms includes the steps of: arranging three solid-state array image sensor integrated circuits behind and in close proximity to the output...
6611289 Digital cameras using multiple sensors with multiple lenses  
An improved digital camera that produces digital images of high qualities without using expensive image sensors and optics is disclosed. The disclosed digital cameras use multiple image sensors...
6542188 Color camera and method for obtaining an electronic half pixel offset  
In a method of generating red, green and blue color signals, the red, green and blue color signals are picked up by red, green and blue color sensors each having a horizontal read-out register,...
6429953 Super resolution scanning using color multiplexing of image capture devices  
A method for super-resolution scanning in a image capturing device includes capturing a first color component of the image at one-half of a full resolution, capturing a first luminance component...
6049356 Method of doubling vertical line speed for HDTV camera and device thereof  
A device and method of doubling a vertical line speed for a camera for domestic use, the method including the steps of a) writing G1 channel data output from a G1 CCD of a 4CCD for a period of...
6020922 Vertical line multiplication method for high-resolution camera and circuit therefor  
A vertical line multiplication method and circuit multiplies the number of vertical lines of a video signal which is imaged by use of 4 CCDs to transform the video signal into another video signal...
5982850 Camera apparatus with detail enhancement processing  
A camera apparatus which can perform detail enhancement on a selected set of color signals. Fundamental color signals are respectively detected by a plurality of imaging devices and output in...
5940191 Colored optical sensing module  
Colored optical sensing module comprising a color adjustment device positioned in front of a colored charge coupler device array. The color adjustment device purifies the color component of the...
5801772 Digital video camera apparatus and aspect ratio converting apparatus  
In a time axis converting section 10, time axis conversion processing of 4/3 times is implemented to a digital picture signal of a first data rate indicating an image of a first aspect ratio...
5798792 Image pickup apparatus with horizontal line interpolation function  
In an image pickup apparatus with a horizontal line interpolation function having a plurality of solid state image pickup elements, three chrominance signals obtained from the plurality of solid...
5777674 Four color separation optical device  
A color separation prism in which are arranged, in the order according to the direction in which the light from the objective travels: a first prism which extracts a predetermined wavelength...
5760832 Multiple imager with shutter control  
An image forming optical system comprises interchangeable lens 14 of a single lens reflex camera and reduction relay optical system 15. A three-color separating prism 16 that separates the photo...
5726709 Imaging apparatus including offset pixels for generating vertical high frequency component  
An imaging apparatus comprises: a color separation optical system for separating an image ray into blue, green, and red image rays, image sensors, having pixels vertically and horizontally...
5661522 TV camera provided with solid image pick-up element  
Each solid image pick-up element of G, R and B channels has a light-receiving portion composed of light-receiving pixels arranged two-dimensionally, that is, in the horizontal and the vertical...
5657082 Imaging apparatus and method using interpolation processing  
An imaging apparatus capable of outputting video signals in a plurality of formats is disclosed. The imaging apparatus includes: color separating optical system for separating incident image light...

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