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7920176 Image generating apparatus and image regenerating apparatus  
An image generating apparatus generating image data of a plurality of different viewpoints, comprises: a file converting device which records the image data of each viewpoint in a general-purpose...
7916934 Method and system for acquiring, encoding, decoding and displaying 3D light fields  
A method and system acquire and display light fields. A continuous light field is reconstructed from input samples of an input light field of a 3D scene acquired by cameras according to an...
7916935 Systems and methods for automatically determining 3-dimensional object information and for controlling a process based on automatically-determined 3-dimensional object information  
An image containing one or more types of objects to be located is analyzed to locate linear features within the image. The objects have edges having known spatial relationships. The linear...
7911496 Method of generating range images and apparatus therefor  
According to an aspect of the invention, since two range images (first and second range images) are individually generated by a first range image generating device and a second range image...
7907150 Method of fusion or merging imagery data for improved visual perception using monoscopic and stereographic fusion and retinal decay techniques  
A method of presenting multiple image sources of approximately registered images so that the mind can easily fuse the multiple images into one image. Improvement to fusing can be achieved by...
7903139 Device for producing three-dimensionally-perceived images on a monitor with multiple liquid crystal screens  
The invention relates to a device which is used to film, record and reproduce video images in real time with a three dimensional appearance, using a video camera and a sonar system in order to...
7898569 Angled axis machine vision system and method  
Angled axis machine vision system having a camera system angled with respect to an axis of coordinate system of environment. Eliminates problem of utilizing horizontal, vertical lines in...
7898512 Image display device and electronic apparatus  
An image display device includes a display panel having a plurality of pixel display portions arranged in a longitudinal direction and a lateral direction thereof, a plurality of slits arranged on...
7894661 Calibration apparatus, calibration method, program for calibration, and calibration jig  
A calibration apparatus which estimates a calibration parameter of an image acquisition apparatus, comprises a calibration jig which includes at least two planes and in which calibration markers...
7889152 Direct viewing type stereoscopic image display apparatus which can remove moire pattern  
A direct viewing type stereoscopic image display apparatus which can remove a moiré pattern is provided. The direct viewing type stereoscopic image display apparatus includes: a first memory which...
7889196 3-dimensional image creating apparatus, 3-dimensional image reproducing apparatus, 3-dimensional image processing apparatus, 3-dimensional image processing program and recording medium recorded with the program  
An image signal composed of sequential frames is input to a 3-dimensional image creating apparatus, frame by frame. A controller (102) designates the presence/absence of reduction, the...
7884862 Camera and camera zoom control method  
The present invention provides a camera and a camera zoom control method that can reduce power consumption at the time of zooming and shorten the time difference between the timing of a...
7880784 Arrangement for generating a 3D video signal  
The invention relates to an arrangement for generating a 3D video signal, which produces a 3D effect when it is displayed on a screen, from an input video signal that is made up of frames, each of...
7876319 Stereoscopic image generator and system for stereoscopic image generation  
A vector field, including its local three-dimensional attribute, is substantially visualized on a two-dimensional field of view in an intuitionally visible way. The vector field is mapped onto a...
7876350 Three-dimensional image display  
A three-dimensional image display device including a display device having odd-numbered sub-pixel columns for displaying a left image and even-numbered sub-pixel columns for displaying a right...
7871165 Stereo projection apparatus using polarized solid state light sources  
A digital image projector includes a first polarized light source; a second polarized light source that is orthogonal in polarization state to the first polarized light source; a polarization...
7872665 Image capture and processing  
Apparatus and systems, as well as methods and articles, may operate to capture a portion of an omniscopic or omni-stereo image using one or more image capture media. The media may be located...
7862182 Optical system for a projector, and corresponding projector  
Optical system for a projector, comprising: at least a first polarizing beam splitter for splitting a source illumination beam into a first illumination beam linearly polarized along a first...
7865013 System and method for registration of cubic fisheye hemispherical images  
Systems and methods for registering hemispheric images obtained using a fisheye lens for panoramic viewing, relating to spatial alignment and color balancing of complement half-side images derived...
7859529 Image data display apparatus  
A controller 103, based on the positional information of the display image, selects whether the 3-dimensional image data decoded by a decoder 102 is displayed stereoscopically (in 3-dimensional...
7857455 Combining P and S rays for bright stereoscopic projection  
A multiple path stereoscopic projection system is disclosed. The system comprises a polarizing splitting element configured to receive image light energy and split the image light energy received...
7856181 Stereoscopic imaging device  
A compound-eye camera comprises: a camera body substantially shaped like a rectangular solid having a front side and a back side larger than other sides and including a display device on the back...
7853069 Stereoscopic image regenerating apparatus, stereoscopic image regenerating method, and stereoscopic image regenerating program  
There is provided a three-dimensional image reconstructing apparatus for reconstructing a three-dimensional image of an object. The three-dimensional image reconstructing apparatus includes an...
7847826 Moving imager camera for track and range capture  
A precision motion platform carrying an imaging device under a large-field-coverage lens enables capture of high resolution imagery over the full field in an instantaneous telephoto mode and...
7847816 Imaging apparatus  
In an imaging apparatus having two imaging devices, a converter module which synthesizes the two signals of each horizontal line produced from the two imaging devices to thereby convert the two...
7848425 Method and apparatus for encoding and decoding stereoscopic video  
Stereoscopic video is encoded and decoded by using the MAC defined by the existing MPEG-4 standard. The stereoscopic video is divided into one image as a single video object, and another image as...
7843449 Three-dimensional display system  
A three-dimensional display system provides a projection screen having a predetermined angularly-responsive reflective surface function. Three-dimensional images are respectively modulated in...
7843403 Compact, head-mountable display device with suspended eyepiece assembly  
A compact, lightweight, head-mountable display device is provided for transmitting an image to a user's eye. The device includes a projection system including a display attached at one end to a...
7843487 System of linkable cameras, each receiving, contributing to the encoding of, and transmitting an image  
The camera system of the present invention includes a plurality of cameras each including an imaging unit and an image processing unit. If configured to operate in a mode that is for cooperation...
7839378 Detection of view mode  
A unit for an method of analyzing received image data to determine whether the received image data corresponds to a single-view or to multiple views is disclosed. The method comprises: dividing...
7840058 Method and system for three-dimensional feature attribution through synergy of rational polynomial coefficients and projective geometry  
A method is provided for generating height information for an image point on a rectified image from first and second aerial images having respective first and second sets of rational polynomial...
7832949 Optical element parallax scanning device  
An optical element scanning device (10) includes a base plate (200) and one or more linear actuators (210, 220) operably connected to the base plate. An armature (110) may be pivotably connected...
7834903 Stereoscopic display device and display method  
It is made possible to satisfy such a condition that moire or color moire is suppressed and a fast image processing is made easy and such a condition that sufficient image quality can be obtained...
7822267 Enhanced object reconstruction  
Processing images includes projecting an infra-red pattern onto a three-dimensional object and producing a first image, a second image, and a third image of the three-dimensional object while the...
7817166 Stereo windowing system with translucent window support  
An operating system level windowing system provides for the reliable display of multiple translucent windows. Incorporating stereo object processing within the windowing system itself (rather than...
7813042 Multiple-view directional display  
A parallax optic comprises plural, spaced apart lenses which are separated by regions which are non-transmissive of/to visible light. In some embodiments, the spaced apart lenses of the parallax...
7800688 Method for examining shooting direction of camera apparatus, device thereof and structure for installing sensor  
In a test method in which an image photographed by a camera apparatus 1 attached to a body of a vehicle is displayed on a display device 17 and an examiner examines compliance or non-compliance of...
7796152 Multi-dimensional imaging  
An apparatus and a system, as well as a method and an article, may include receiving a plurality of left eye rays through a first plurality of separating facets of a lens at an image acquisition...
7796318 Directional display apparatus  
A directional display apparatus, comprising a spatial light modulator comprising an array of pixels and a lens array in which each respective section of the lens array is capable of directing...
7791638 Rotating scan camera  
A scanning camera with a rotating drum has one or more sensors characterized by a non-radial optical axis. With two sensors on opposite sides of the drum and facing in substantially the same...
7777757 Method for displaying an autostereoscopic image having N viewpoints  
The invention relates to a method for displaying an autostereoscopic image having N viewpoints on at least a portion of a screen containing display pixels arranged in lines and columns, each...
7771054 Display system and camera system  
A display apparatus and an imaging apparatus constructed such that a high-resolution clear three-dimensional video image can be viewed from any direction. The display apparatus projects frame...
7764282 Visualizing system, visualizing method, and visualizing program  
A vector field (70) including its local three-dimensional attribute is substantially visualized on a two-dimensional field of view in an intuitionally visible way (p5, p8). For the visualization,...
7760242 Information processing method and information processing apparatus  
An information processing method includes steps of: acquiring arrangement information indicating the position or the position and orientation of an index arranged in a physical space; capturing an...
7756296 Method for tracking objects in videos using forward and backward tracking  
A method tracks an object in a sequence of frames of a video. The method is provided with a set of tracking modules. Frames of a video are buffered in a memory buffer. First, an object is tracked...
7746931 Moving picture encoding apparatus and method, moving picture decoding apparatus and method  
As an embodiment of a moving picture encoding apparatus, a moving picture type judgment section judges whether an input moving picture is a stereoscopic picture and, when the moving picture is a...
7742629 System and method for three-dimensional reconstruction of a tubular organ  
Embodiments of the present invention include methods and systems for three-dimensional reconstruction of a tubular organ (for example, coronary artery) using a plurality of two-dimensional images....
7738733 Systems and methods for 3-D imaging  
The various embodiments generally describe systems and methods related to 3-dimensional (3-D) imaging. In one exemplary embodiment, an imaging system incorporates a 2-dimensional (2-D) image...
7733297 Image display apparatus, three-dimensional image display apparatus, and three-dimensional image display system  
An image display apparatus includes: a light modulation device having an electro-optic effect in which a refractive index changes according to electric field intensity; a plurality of control...
7719552 Image quality in a 3D image display device  
A display device for displaying a three dimensional image such that different views are displayed according to the viewing angle, the display device including a display panel having a plurality of...