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8130427 Method and apparatus for generating origin signal of encoder  
When generating an origin signal of an encoder having a scale on which an incremental pattern and the origin pattern are formed, an origin signal having a necessary position and width is generated...
7948625 Apparatus and methods for analyzing samples  
The present invention relates to apparatus, systems, and methods for analyzing biological samples. The apparatus, systems, and methods can involve using a vacuum source to pull microfluidic...
7113313 Dome-shaped apparatus for inspecting a component or a printed circuit board device  
An apparatus for inspecting a printed circuit board device, the device including at least one component mounted on a circuit board, the apparatus comprising an object carrier for carrying the...
6487517 Target for photogrammetric analytical measurement system  
A control unit box and one of standard point members are provided close to a connection of first and second bars. A standard plane is defined by the standard point members. A loop antenna is...
5589942 Real time three dimensional sensing system  
The invention is a three dimensional sensing system which utilizes two flexibly located cameras for receiving and recording visual information with respect to a sensed object illuminated by a...
5345086 Automatic map compilation system  
An automatic map complication system, for deriving information from a pair of stereoscopic photographs by scanning portions thereof which represent homologous imagery comprising: first means for...
5121343 3-D stereo computer output printer  
A system for producing 3-D stereoscopic graphic hard copy output from computers is described. The left and right stereo images from the computer are spatially modulated, spatially multiplexed and...
5043924 Method and apparatus for scanning an object  
The invention is directed to a method and an apparatus for scanning the terrain surface and other objects transversely to the flight direction or direction of motion of the scanner with a detector...
4982438 Apparatus and method for recognizing three-dimensional shape of object  
A three-dimensional shape of an object is recognized by developing enveloping surfaces of the object by a cone-silhouetting method, wherein the object is picked up by a binocular three-dimensional...
4947048 Stereoscopic photographic measuring device  
A stereoscopic photographic measuring device which can execute an analysis of a stereoscopic photograph very efficiently. The stereoscopic photographic measuring device comprises a table for...
4818858 Visual sensor system for producing stereoscopic visual information  
A visual sensor system for producing stereoscopic visual information comprises two sensors arranged on a plane and spaced by a predetermined distance from each other, light emitting elements...
4792694 Method and apparatus for obtaining three dimensional distance information stereo vision  
A method of forming a three-dimensional stereo vision is disclosed in which, in order to prevent the erroneous detection of an object point in the conventional method using two image focusing lens...
4755047 Photometric stereoscopic shape measuring method  
Method of determining stereoscopic geometry of an object through photometric stereoscopic measurement with high accuracy. Three or more images of the object picked up in a same fixed direction by...
4724526 Apparatus and method for determining object elevation and height from images thereof  
A cartographic apparatus for determination of the elevations of features and heights of objects from stereoscopic images of complementing input records includes a parallax bar and movable reticles...
4708472 Stereophotogrammetric surveying and evaluation method  
A stereophotogrammetric surveying and evaluation method is presented. A camera is carried over the terrain of interest, the camera having three sensor lines arranged transversely or obliquely to...
4654872 System for recognizing three-dimensional objects  
A system for recognizing a three-dimensional object includes a plurality of image pickup apparatus, e.g. TV cameras, by which images of the object are picked up from at least three directions....
4648717 Method of three-dimensional measurement with few projected patterns  
Methods are provided for reducing the number of projected patterns required to make two- or three-dimensional surface measurements on a sub-class of surfaces comprising relatively smooth surfaces....
4634279 Method of three-dimensional measurement with few projected patterns  
Methods are provided for reducing the number of projected patterns required to make two- or three-dimensional surface measurements on a sub-class of surfaces comprising relatively smooth surfaces....
4634278 Method of three-dimensional measurement with few projected patterns  
Methods are provided for reducing the number of projected patterns required to make two- or three-dimensional surface measurements on a sub-class of surfaces comprising relatively smooth surfaces....
4628210 Binocular artificial vision system with variable eyebase in response to a quality of correlation signal  
Disclosed herein is a binocular artificial vision system including left and right hand video cameras providing left and right video signals to a stereo correlator providing a correlated distance...
4601053 Automatic TV ranging system  
A range-finding system comprising the hardwired video processing of two side-by-side TV stereo images of a scene to provide automatic, rapid, quantitative ranging to noncooperative objects. A...
4539701 Photogrammetric stereoplotter  
A photogrammetric stereoplotter using a stereoscopic binocular unit (1) to provide an image of spatially separated masters (4,5) and including a cursor (6) providing X Y coordinates and measuring...
4443705 Method for locating points on a three-dimensional surface using light intensity variations  
A method for locating points on a surface, in which the surface is irradiated selectively with an irradiating volume which has a varying intensity that defines a first pattern. After irradiating...
4443706 Method for locating points on a three-dimensional surface using light intensity variations  
A method for locating points on a surface in which the surface is irradiated selectively with an irradiating volume which has a varying intensity that defines a first pattern. After irradiating...
4412799 Apparatus and method for stereo relief modeling  
An apparatus for automatically adjusting the level of at least one surface point on a flexible platen of a photogrammetry apparatus having photogrammetric images projected thereon in first and...
4335962 Method and apparatus for determining spatial information  
A method and apparatus for determining spatial information regarding the points on an object situated in an object space wherein substantially planar laterally spaced diverging radiant energy...
4269513 Arrangement for sensing the surface of an object independent of the reflectance characteristics of the surface  
A plurality of projectors are positioned in spaced relationship about an object with a surface to be geometrically analyzed. The projectors have cooperating masks which project onto the object...
4259589 Generation of contiguous data files of three-dimensional information  
The method of generating data for files containing information regarding three-dimensional surface configurations, involving selective compilation of area data through use of projected rays of...
4193117 Electronic correlator  
The invention concerns an electronic correlator for the evaluation of stereo-couples of photographs. Said electronic correlator comprises a normal correlator into which non-delayed signals are fed...
4185918 Arrangement for sensing the characteristics of a surface and determining the position of points thereon  
The surface to be sensed or scanned is placed in the path of a projector which is moved along an axis of the surface. The path of motion of the projector is subdivided into predetermined sections...
4175862 Arrangement for sensing the geometric characteristics of an object  
A plurality of projectors are positioned in spaced relationship about an object with a surface to be geometrically analyzed. The projectors have cooperating masks which project onto the object...
4127779 Device for photogrammetric evaluation of stereo-couples of photographs  
A device for photogrammetric evaluation of stereo-couples of photographs which are scanned light electrically and, in order to obtain height coordinate values, are evaluated by correlation.The...
4126395 Method for determining the spatial location of points on a specular surface  
The spatial locations of points defining a specular surface are determined by disposing the specular surface in the field of view of a lens and by using the specular surface to view by reflection...
4081690 Automatic photogrammetric stereo plotter  
An automatic stereo plotter comprises a correlator and a follow-up unit, which is preferably employed to follow-up a measuring mark in z-direction relative to a stereo model to be evaluated. In...
4071772 Apparatus for measurement of mechanical aberrations affecting stereoscopic image analysis  
Apparatus to automatically analyze stereoscopic images comprising the determination of the maximum degree of correlation between two similar images of the same object projected by two objectives,...
4025785 Method of and apparatus for the automatic focusing of stereoscopic microscopes  
For automatic focusing of a stereoscopic microscope a focusing beam of rays, preferably in the infrared range of wave length, is generated by a pulse light source, and focused on the object to be...
3997795 Arrangement for control of aerial cameras  
In an arrangement for control of aerial cameras an objective for imaging a surveyed area onto a projection plane is employed. The image frequency and the drift are determined from the speed and...
3962588 Method for making record of objects  
A method for use in object examination involves the subdivision of a lens field of view into a succession of cells, the encoding of such cell succession and the making of a record of radiant...
3936649 Method and apparatus for use in position determining  
Reticle structure defining a succession of contiguous cells, separately discernible upon illumination thereof, is spacedly positioned relative to a discernible indicium, such as a light source....
3914051 AUTOMATIC ORTHOPHOTO PRINTER AND DISPLAY INCLUDING POSITION ERROR COMPENSATION FOR PHOTO-POSITIONING TRANSPORT  
An automatic orthophoto printer and display for the preparation of orthophotographs from a pair of stereo aerial photographs is described which includes circuitry for compensating for position...
3905045 Apparatus for image processing  
A special purpose pipeline digital computer is disclosed for processing a pair of related, digitally encoded, images to produce a difference image showing any dissimilarities between the first...
3901595 Parallel line scanning system for stereomapping  
A system for use in conjunction with a stereomapper for determining conjugate points on stereoscopically generated images along a plurality of parallel lines during each mechanical translation of...
3866052 METHODS FOR GENERATING SIGNALS DEFINING THREE-DIMENSIONAL OBJECT SURFACES  
Signals having indications useful in defining the location of an object surface point in space are generated from a two-dimensional record encoded in accordance with an object surface irradiating...
3811011 MULTIPLE IMAGE REGISTRATION SYSTEM  
A multiple image registration system utilizing scanning patterns with orthogonally related scanning paths parallel to the directions of transformation introduced for correcting x and y-parallax. A...
3783294 AUTOMATED STEREO-PHOTOGRAMMETRIC INSTRUMENT  
An automated photogrammetric instrument adapted to observe conjugate areas in a stereo-pair of photographs for the purpose of determining terrain elevation and for carrying out other measurements....
3777055 HEXAGONAL PATCH PRINTING FOR ORTHOPHOTO PRINTERS  
A system is described for providing video signals from left and right stereo photographs which correspond to discrete, homologous areas thereof and which are compensated for parallax and other...
3752580 STEREO INSTRUMENT HAVING DIFFERENTIALLY VARIED LEFT AND RIGHT PARALLAX ERROR SIGNALS FOR PRODUCING SCANNING PATTERN DISPLACEMENTS  
An automatic stereoplotting system employing both a high speed primary servo-system for inducing substantially instantaneous primary relative displacements between scanning patterns to eliminate...
3726591 STEREOPLOTTING APPARATUS FOR CORRELATING IMAGE POINTS DISPOSED ALONG EPIPOLAR LINES  
A stereomapper that includes apparatus for scanning a high intensity spot or point of light across two stereo images. The images modulate received light. Conjugate points are identified by...
3686489 DIGITAL SLOPE LIMITER  
A digital circuit and system are described for detecting and smoothing step-functions or discontinuities in the signal representing height information in a photomapping system. The circuit is...
3677645 AUTOMATIC STEREOPLOTTING APPARATUS HAVING A LOW INERTIA SERVO SYSTEM  
An automatic stereoplotting system employing both a high speed primary servo-system for inducing substantially instantaneous primary relative displacements between scanning patterns to eliminate...

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