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US20070258006 Solid state camera optics frame and assembly  
Embodiments of a solid-state camera system, particularly an imager module and an associated assembly method are described herein. Embodiments of the imager module include an optics frame...
US20100123790 AUTOFOCUS SYSTEM  
An imaging device, an autofocus unit, a focusing-target registration unit, focusing-target specification unit and an authentication unit are provided. The autofocus unit performs focus adjustment...
US20080112699 Method and system for automatically estimating the spatial positions of cameras in a camera network  
A method for automatically estimating the spatial positions between cameras in a camera network utilizes unique identifying signals, such as RFID signals, transmitting between nearby cameras to...
US20060222355 Auto-focusing camera  
An auto-focusing camera has a base, a focusing element, a lens, a motor and a transmission assembly. The focusing element is mounted movably on the base. The lens is mounted on the focusing...
US20070253692 Camera capable of displaying live view  
A camera capable of displaying a live view is disclosed, which has a movable reflecting mirror movable between a viewing position for reflecting a light beam from a photographing lens to guide the...
US20110150445 CAMERA AND METHOD FOR PERFORMING AUTO-FOCUSING  
A camera and a method for performing auto-focusing applying thereto are provided. The camera adjusts a focus using two auto-focusing methods if specific photographing conditions are satisfied.
US20080285965 METHOD OF FORMING THIN CAMERA  
A thin camera having sub-pixel resolution includes an array of micro-cameras. Each micro-camera includes a lens, a plurality of sensors of size p, and a plurality of macro-pixels of size d having...
US20060198622 Resolution adjustment for miniature camera  
A method and system for enhancing the resolution of a camera are disclosed. For example, a single lens can be placed at a predetermined position and the position of a lens assembly can be adjusted...
US20070189756 Grey card for controlling exposure and white balance of a digital camera  
A target (10, 20) is disclosed suitable for setting the exposure and white balance of a photographic digital camera. The target (10, 20) comprises a target surface (12) that has a reflectance of...
US20100073549 DIGITAL CAMERA HAVING AUTOFOCUS CAPABILITY AND CONTINUOUS SHOOTING CAPABILITY  
A digital camera includes an imaging system which performs a photographing operation and records captured image files in a buffer memory; an AF system which performs a focus-state detection...
US20120121240 IMAGING APPARATUS  
An imaging apparatus includes an imaging sensor, a reticle, a focus detection unit, a spectroscopic member, and a diffusion coefficient controller. The imaging sensor is configured to receive...
US20090245777 Camera System  
In a camera system including an interchangeable lens and a camera body, a body controller performs control a drive signal transmission unit to drive a focus lens in a predetermined direction, and...
US20090123142 METHOD FOR MEASURING SUBJECT DISTANCE  
An exemplary method for measuring a distance from a subject to a camera includes the following operations: focusing on the subject using the imaging system; illuminating an area on the subject...
US20130028582 Stereoscopic Auto-Focus Based on Coordinated Lens Positions  
Methods for automatic focus in a stereographic imaging device that includes two imaging sensor systems are provided. Focus searches are executed on both imaging sensor systems to determine optimal...
US20070133969 System and method for measuring and setting the focus of a camera assembly  
A system and method are provided for automatically setting the focus of a camera assembly; providing a camera assembly having a sensor die having indicia points located on a surface, a lens...
US20080101784 Method for calculating distance and actual size of shot object  
A method for calculating distance and actual size of a shot object is provided, which is applicable to an image capture device, and includes the following steps. First, a table of the...
US20060269268 Camera module and lens moving control device thereof  
A camera module includes a lens, an actuator, a first magnetic device and a second magnetic device. The actuator is for applying a driving force to move the lens. The first magnetic device is...
US20100053412 Camera module and electronic device including the same  
A camera module 1 of the present invention includes a moving magnet type mechanical shutter 2 and a lens unit 3 (lens drive section) for driving a lens by electromagnetic force. A magnetic field...
US20070065131 Auto-focusing and Zooming Systems and Method of Operating Same  
Auto-focusing systems are formed by mounting a lens on a flexible membrane on top of an image sensor. A permanent magnet provides a dominantly perpendicular first magnetic field near the center of...
US20070253691 METHOD FOR EVALUATING EFFECTIVE SAMPLING STEPS OF AUTO FOCUS  
A method of evaluating effective sampling steps of auto focus is provided. By utilizing the depth-of-field feature, many sampling steps are ignored and some representative steps in the...
US20080219655 AUTOFOCUS METHOD FOR A CAMERA  
An autofocus method and apparatus provides a reduction in time required for performing the autofocusing procedure, preferably occurring during a one-time frame exposure. A distance between a focus...
US20090202234 IMAGE-PICKUP APPARATUS AND IMAGE-PICKUP SYSTEM  
An image-pickup apparatus (1) includes a light projection part (32, 33) projecting light to an object, a focus detection part (26) detecting a focus state, a light-source detection part 31...
US20090047010 Imaging device and imaging method  
An imaging device includes an autofocusing section, which moves at least a part of an imaging lens as a focusing lens, and focuses the imaging device on a subject, a photographing distance range...
US20060159440 Method and apparatus for disrupting an autofocusing mechanism  
An automatic anti-focusing mechanism which generates and emits one or more distortion signals includes one or more sound or light generators which generate the distortion signals in various...
US20110123182 EXPOSURE AND WHITE BALANCE OF PHOTOGRAPHIC DIGITAL CAMERAS  
A target is provided for setting the exposure and white balance of a photographic digital camera. The target comprises a target surface that has a pre-determined reflectance for all wavelengths of...
US20120033956 BACK FOCUS ADJUSTMENT APPARATUS  
A back focus adjustment apparatus of a camera includes a casing, an adjusting module and an image capturing device. The adjusting module includes a fixed support, a movable support and a drive...
US20060204122 Camera with autofocus function  
A camera includes a first transfer unit which transfers, in a first transfer time, pixel data of a first pixel range of a plurality of pixel data, a second transfer unit which transfers, in a...
US20080166116 FOCUS-CONTROLLING APPARATUS AND PHOTOGRAPHING APPARATUS  
A focus-controlling apparatus adjusts a focus in an optical system. The apparatus includes a focus detecting unit, a storage unit, a focus area switching unit, and a drive control unit. The focus...
US20090148146 FOCUS ADJUSTING APPARATUS, CAMERA INCLUDING THE SAME, AND METHOD FOR ADJUSTING FOCUS OF OPTICAL SYSTEM  
A focus adjusting apparatus includes an imaging unit, a calculation unit, a detection unit, and a control unit. The imaging unit is configured to generate an imaging signal of an image formed by...
US20100209090 SURVEYING APPARATUS FOR TRACKING AND SURVEYING AN OBJECT  
A surveying apparatus and method for surveying and tracking a moving object is disclosed to improve the tracking so that a moving object may be tracked reliably and automatically. The surveying...
US20070116448 Focusing Method for an Image Device  
A focusing method is disclosed for moving a lens to a focal position when shooting a target object. According to the focusing method, the target object is photographed respectively with the lens...
US20080136949 OPTICAL IMAGE CAPTURE STRUCTURE  
An optical image capture structure is provided, which includes a substrate, a frame, a photosensitive element, a first axial actuator, a second axial actuator, and a third axial actuator. The...
US20080175576 Depth layer extraction and image synthesis from focus varied multiple images  
A camera (210) for providing an adjusted image (214) of a scene (12) includes an apparatus frame (224), an optical assembly (222), a capturing system (226), and a control system (232). The optical...
US20080044172 LENS BARREL ASSEMBLY  
A lens barren assembly for a camera is disclosed. The lens barrel assembly comprises a lens barrel, at least one optical element disposed within the lens barrel, and an actuator configured to move...
US20110200314 LIQUID LENS WITH TEMPERATURE COMPENSATED FOCUS TIME  
A temperature compensated liquid lens is disclosed in which wait times for the liquid lens to respond to an applied control voltage or calculated in advance and stored in a table. A temperature...
US20080240700 IMAGING APPARATUS AND FOCUSING METHOD  
Unless a release button is pressed halfway to input a command to prepare for capturing a still image, a focus lens is moved at predetermined intervals to focus roughly on a subject. When the...
US20080025717 FOCUSING DEVICE, IMAGE PICK-UP APPARATUS, AND CONTROL METHOD  
A focusing device includes a first focus-position determining unit configured to determine a focus position based on a change in a radio-frequency component in an image signal obtained with...
US20090116118 LENS  
Lenses comprising first and second walls defining a cavity therebetween, which contains a fluid, are described. At least one of the walls is flexible, and the amount of fluid in the cavity can be...
US20090162044 METHOD OF AUTOMATICALLY ADJUSTING THE DEPTH OF FIELD  
A method of automatically adjusting a depth of field, suitable for adjusting settings relevant to the depth of field when pre-shooting an image to be shot through a digital camera, includes...
US20090167931 IMAGING DEVICE  
An imaging device is provided to perform focus control by detecting a facial part of a person, or to prevent focus shift to a background other than a human subject even when no facial part is...
US20060245748 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR TESTING AND ADJUSTING FOCUS OF AN IMAGING DEVICE  
A focus-adjusting apparatus and platform of an imaging device includes a base, a holding device, a gear set, an imaging device and a stepping motor. The imaging device is disposed on the base...
US20100166404 Device and Method Using a Touch-Detecting Surface  
An image capture device and related method are described. The image capture device includes one or more touch-detecting surfaces for detecting both a first and a second touch. The touch-detecting...
US20100322610 IMAGING DEVICE WITH FOCUS OFFSET COMPENSATION  
An imaging device comprises a lens barrel having a lens opening, and a lens positioned in the lens opening of the lens barrel, the lens having an optical center, a focal length F, an aperture...
US20080284901 AUTOMATIC FOCUS ADJUSTING APPARATUS AND AUTOMATIC FOCUS ADJUSTING METHOD, AND IMAGE PICKUP APPARATUS AND IMAGE PICKUP METHOD  
In an automatic focus adjusting method for adjusting the focus based on image signals in a preset focus detection area, the face is detected from an image, and the detected face area is set as the...
US20070077046 Photographing apparatus and method using movement detection  
Provided is a photographing apparatus and method using a movement detection. In the method, a movement of a photographing apparatus in a photographing mode is measured and it is determined whether...
US20070280663 IMAGE-CAPTURING DEVICE  
An image-capturing device including a shutter button for capturing an image and a focus button for focusing an image is provided. The focus button is disposed in a range where a user may press the...
US20110158623 CAMERA DEVICE AND METHOD FOR TAKING PHOTOS  
A method and a camera device that includes a proximity sensor that senses a current distance between a user and the camera device. The method and camera device acquires the current distance sensed...
US20090009651 Imaging Apparatus And Automatic Focus Control Method  
An imaging apparatus includes an imaging sensor for performing photoelectric conversion of incident light and a focus control portion for adjusting a focal point based on an image signal obtained...
US20120045194 Imaging apparatus  
An imaging apparatus includes an apparatus body having an outer casing, at least a shutter mechanism and an imaging device placed inside the outer casing, an opening formed in the outer casing,...
US20110013897 LENS BARREL AND IMAGE PICKUP APPARATUS  
A lens barrel includes a drive ring having a hollow cylindrical shape and a gear by which the drive ring is configured to rotate around an optical axis, and a lens holder configured to move in an...

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