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9041851 Organic electronic detectors and methods of fabrication  
The present invention is directed to a an organic imaging device having organic detectors on a curved surface. The device may be used for imaging applications such as photography, lightweight...
9041853 Mobile terminal, method of image processing, and program  
A mobile terminal includes a camera unit that captures a subject while moving a lens back and forth in an optical axis direction and outputs a plurality of images with different angles of view, a...
9041852 Imaging apparatus having optical system and lens control unit for focus adjustment  
An imaging apparatus comprises an optical system that includes a plurality of lens groups, each lens group including one or more lenses, at least one of the lens groups being independently movable...
9041987 Image evaluation apparatus and method, image forming system, and non-transitory computer readable medium  
An image evaluation apparatus includes a reading unit that includes a monochrome detection unit reading, in a focused state, an image formed on a recording material by an image forming apparatus...
9036073 Imaging apparatus and for controlling an automatic focus (AF) area and an enlargement area in a live view  
An imaging apparatus enables the user to separately set an AF area and an enlargement area and, when the position of the AF area is changed, eliminates time and effort to change the position of...
9036071 Imaging apparatus  
An imaging apparatus includes a shooting lens having a focus lens for adjusting a degree of focus on an imaging plane; an image sensor converting an optical image of a photographic subject to an...
9030596 Focus detection apparatus and image pickup apparatus that perform focus detection using phase difference method  
A focus detection apparatus which is capable of estimating each of signals from a plurality of split PDs, which are included in a sum signal from split PDs, by performing a computation to thus...
9030592 Interchangeable lens attachable to image pickup apparatus that provide contrast AF, control method therefor, image pickup apparatus and control method therefor  
The interchangeable lens includes a focus actuator to move a focus lens, a memory storing speed control data for the focus actuator and end position data showing infinity side and close side end...
9030591 Determining an in-focus position of a lens  
An in-focus lens position may be determined by computing a focus metric value, by counting the number of transition pixels for images of a target captured at different lens positions. Using as...
9030593 Imaging apparatus and method for controlling the same  
An imaging apparatus is capable of preventing unintended shooting setting when a through-image is displayed at a zoom position different from a field angle for reach shooting. The imaging...
9025075 Focus detecting apparatus, lens apparatus including the same, image pickup apparatus, and method of detecting defocus amount  
A focus detector, which detects a defocus amount from a displacement amount between images formed by a pair of light beams split from an image pickup system so as to pass through a pair of pupil...
9025060 Solid-state image sensor having a shielding unit for shielding some of photo-electric converters and image capturing apparatus including the solid-state image sensor  
A solid-state image sensor which comprises a pixel group in which unit pixels each including a microlens and a plurality of photo-electric converters are arrayed two-dimensionally, wherein a...
9025069 Focus detection sensor and optical apparatus using the same  
A focus detection sensor includes a line sensor comprised of a pair of sensor arrays in which a plurality of pixels are arranged. The sensor arrays include a pixel of a first type having an...
9025070 Image capture apparatus and control method of image capture apparatus  
In an image capture apparatus, when a first object and a second object are designated via a touch operation unit during live view display, focus information of each of the first and second objects...
9025038 Image capturing apparatus, image processing method and program  
This invention provides an image free from camera shake by using a plurality of images captured by a camera array image capturing apparatus. A determination unit determines whether to execute a...
9019424 Image pickup apparatus, control method thereof, and program  
An image pickup apparatus which can perform an AF of a high speed and a high focusing precision by simultaneously realizing a phase difference AF and a contrast AF, decides a range where a...
9019423 Apparatus and method of controlling drive of camera module  
The present invention discloses a drive control apparatus of a camera module and a method of controlling camera module drive. The drive control apparatus of the camera module according to an...
9019419 Lens apparatus and image pickup apparatus  
The lens apparatus includes a first member having a first cam, a second member having a first cam follower engaging with the first cam and a second cam follower, which rotates in a circumferential...
9019422 Degree-of-focus determination module, position-of-best-focus selection modules, image processing module, imaging system, and corresponding method  
A system for imaging a structure of an object is provided. The imaging system includes a degree-of-focus determination module that may comprise logic for taking into account at least one of a...
9019426 Method of generating image data by an image device including a plurality of lenses and apparatus for generating image data  
A method for generating image data includes adjusting an angle formed by each of a plurality of lenses attached to the imaging device relative to a reference plane based on a photography mode,...
9013607 Optical instrument, and method for optical instrument for preventing unexpected movement  
An optical instrument of the present invention comprises a ring member which is arranged to be rotatable with respect to a lens barrel, and also to slide in an optical axis direction, a movement...
9013590 Pixel multiplication using code spread functions  
Methods and apparatus for pixel multiplication in optical imaging systems. In one example, an expanded optical point spread function, referred to as a code spread function, is used to phase...
9013628 Lens barrel and image pickup apparatus  
A lens barrel includes: a lens holding frame holding a lens; a mounting member to which the lens holding frame is mounted; an inclination regulating member regulating a position of the lens...
9013622 Operation device  
An operation device includes a fixed member, an operation member arranged to be manually rotatable, a load section configured to apply a predetermined load to the operation member, a transducer...
9013803 Zoom lens and image pickup apparatus equipped with same  
A zoom lens includes, in order from the object side to the image side along its optical path, a first lens unit having a positive refractive power, a second lens unit having a negative refractive...
9013588 Camera-shake correction device  
A small size, low profile camera-shake correction device. A camera-shake correction device (10) corrects camera shake by moving the entire auto-focusing lens drive device (20) in a first direction...
9007479 Imaging apparatus and evaluation value generation apparatus  
An imaging apparatus and an evaluation value generation apparatus can include an image data interface unit that outputs image data according to a pixel signal input from a solid-state imaging...
9007512 Focusing method of photographing apparatus and photographing apparatus adopting the focusing method  
A focusing method includes operations (a) through (d). In (a), a maximum focus value generated during a searching is set as a first maximum focus value. In (b), the focus lens moves to a first...
9008426 Generating an image presegmented into regions of interest and regions of no interest  
A camera system (10) is provided for generating an image presegmented into regions (106a-b) of interest and of no interest, having an evaluation unit (20) which is designed to divide the raw image...
9007511 Imaging device, control method of imaging device, and computer program  
There is provided an imaging device including an imaging control unit that executes imaging control in first and second self-timer modes in which an automatic focusing process and an imaging...
9007519 Imaging device for measurement processing  
An aspect of the invention provides an imaging device for measurement processing, which comprises: an imaging unit that forms an image; a lens positioned to guide incident light to the imaging...
9007510 Optical apparatus  
An optical apparatus is configured to execute a manual focus mode in which focusing is performed by an operation of a manual operating unit by moving an image pickup optical system configured to...
9001225 Image capture apparatus and control method therefor  
An image capture apparatus comprises a first shake detection unit configured to detect a shake of the image capture apparatus, a rotational shake calculation unit configured to calculate a...
9001262 Image sensor and image capturing apparatus  
An image sensor comprises a first imaging pixel and a second imaging pixel each of which detects an object image formed by a photographing optical system and generates a recording image. Each of...
9001261 Optical focus of an image acquisition system  
A method for characterizing an optical focusing defect of an image capture instrument is based on contrast values. Said contrast values are calculated for two images of a same scene portion,...
9001256 Zoom lens and image pickup apparatus including the same  
A zoom lens in which aberration variations at telephoto end during focusing are suppressed while suppressing breathing at wide angle end, which includes, from object side: a positive first unit...
9001224 Lens holder drive apparatus, and camera equipped therewith  
Provided is a small, low-profile lens holder apparatus. A lens holder apparatus includes: a lens holder to which a lens section can be attached; a first drive section that moves the lens holder in...
8994871 Focus controller  
A focus controller includes an evaluation value generating unit and a control unit. An evaluation value generating unit obtains a first evaluation value based on a first signal output from a pixel...
8994869 Image processing apparatus and image processing method  
An image processing apparatus includes a focus lens, an image sensor which captures an image and a controller which moves the image sensor or the focus lens. A distance measurer measures a...
8994872 Image pickup apparatus and method for controlling the same  
A shift amount between a plurality of image signals that is obtained from pixels in each of which a plurality of photoelectric conversion units are provided is computed from an amount of...
8994873 Image-capture system and method with two operating modes  
A system for capturing at least one image of a scene. The system estimates at least one value representative of the sharpness in at least one area of at least one initial captured image of a...
8988545 Digital photographing apparatus and method of controlling the same  
A digital photographing apparatus and a method of controlling the same are provided. The digital photographing apparatus obtains a first image from an input image according to a first shutter...
8988585 Focus adjustment apparatus  
A focus adjustment apparatus includes a diaphragm aperture adjustment unit configured to adjust a diaphragm aperture area of a photographic lens, a focus detection unit configured to detect a...
8988530 System and method for measuring accuracy of focus  
A reliable and repeatable accuracy of focus measurement device to measure the focus accuracy of cameras. The measurement device includes a frame having a substantially planar front face with a...
8988586 Auto-focus camera module with MEMS closed loop compensator  
A MEMS actuator for a compact camera couples with an alignment compensation component for generating alignment compensation signals to position and align one or more movable lenses to account for...
8988589 Image pickup apparatus and display control method  
An image pickup apparatus uses an image pickup device. A manual focus adjusting unit is configured to control a focus lens in response to a user's input operation. An edge detecting unit is...
8988595 Focus detection apparatus, image pickup apparatus, image pickup system, focus detection method, and non-transitory computer-readable storage medium  
A focus detection apparatus performs focus detection by a phase difference method using an image pickup element including first and second pixels, the focus detection apparatus includes a...
8988584 Imaging apparatus  
A camera includes an imaging device; a phase difference detection unit configured to, in parallel with receipt of the light from the subject by the imaging device, perform phase difference...
8988588 Zoom lens and image pickup apparatus including the same  
A zoom lens includes, in order from an object side to an image side, first and third lens units having a positive refractive power, a second lens unit having a negative refractive power, and a...
8988587 Zoom lens and image pickup apparatus having the same  
A zoom lens includes, in order from an object side to an image side, a first lens unit having negative refractive power, a second lens unit having positive refractive power, a third lens unit...