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US-8,929,757 Image forming apparatus for detecting and correcting thickness and area ratio of toner layer
An image forming apparatus includes an image forming unit having an exposure unit and a developing unit; a detection unit configured to detect a thickness and...
US-8,929,753 Heating control device, heating control method, and image forming apparatus
A heating control device which is capable of detecting an abnormality of an object to be heated accurately. A power-supply unit applies the electric power to...
US-8,929,727 Image pickup apparatus and controlling method therefor
An image pickup apparatus that is capable of reducing variation in the color temperature of a subject in a taken image and capable of shooting a more suitable...
US-8,929,726 Image stabilization apparatus, image sensing apparatus and image stabilization method
An image stabilization apparatus wherein a detection unit detects camera shake in first and second directions that are not parallel to each other and a...
US-8,929,725 Image capturing apparatus and control method thereof
In an image capturing apparatus that allows input of instructions to the image capturing apparatus by shaking the apparatus, without using an operation unit, it...
US-8,929,684 Image display apparatus and control method thereof
When an area in a first image is specified, an amounts of characteristics of image data included in the area and a neighboring area are detected and it is...
US-8,929,681 Image processing apparatus and image processing method
In an image processing apparatus for carrying out a plurality of correction processes on an input image, a multi-dimensional histogram of the input image is...
US-8,929,680 Method, apparatus and system for identifying distracting elements in an image
A method of identifying a distracting element in an image (e.g., 1100), is disclosed. A visual attention map (e.g., 1120) is determined for the image (1100),...
US-8,929,674 Compression of high bit-depth images
A method of storing an image is disclosed. A frequency-domain representation of the image is received, the frequency-domain representation having a plurality of...
US-8,929,647 Image processing apparatus and control method therefor
An image processing apparatus according to the present invention determines a monochrome area and a color area of an input image. The apparatus comprises an...
US-8,929,595 Dictionary creation using image similarity
An image recognition apparatus comprising: an obtaining unit configured to obtain one or more images; a detection unit configured to detect a target object...
US-8,929,594 Information processing apparatus, distributing identicial image data in parallel for object detection and...
An image processing apparatus comprising a storage unit configured to store image data; a readout unit configured to read out the image data stored in the...
US-8,929,590 Object tracking device capable of tracking object accurately, object tracking method, and storage medium
An object tracking device capable of accurately tracking an object as a tracking target. The device receives an image signal having a plurality of frame images...
US-8,929,562 System, audio guidance output control method, transmission device, and reception device
In a system in which a transmission device and reception device communicate with each other, the transmission device has a first output unit which outputs a...
US-8,929,449 Motion vector detection apparatus, motion vector detection method, and computer-readable storage medium
A motion vector detection apparatus comprising, a memory for storing a reference image for motion prediction encoding, a unit for detecting a first motion...
US-8,929,174 Acoustic wave imaging apparatus and acoustic wave imaging method
An acoustic wave imaging apparatus has a phase aligning unit, which aligns phases of received signals obtained by a plurality of acoustic wave receiving...
US-8,929,105 Power source circuit
In a power source circuit including a switching circuit 8 as a power conversion circuit for converting by a switching operation at least one of a frequency and...
US-8,928,997 Lens barrel and image pickup apparatus
A lens barrel includes a cam ring configured to be rotatably driven, a lens holding cylinder provided on an outer circumference of the cam ring and configured...
US-8,928,992 Zoom lens and image pickup apparatus including the same
A zoom lens includes a first lens unit, a second lens unit, a third lens unit and a fourth lens unit that includes a 41 lens group and a 42 lens group. The 41...
US-8,928,991 Zoom lens and image pickup apparatus including the same
In a zoom lens including a positive first lens unit, negative second lens unit, positive third lens unit, and positive fourth lens unit, the fourth lens unit...
US-8,928,989 Zoom lens and image pickup apparatus equipped with zoom lens
A zoom lens includes, a first lens unit of a positive refractive power, a second lens unit of a negative refractive power, a reflective element, and a rear lens...
US-8,928,977 Image stabilizing apparatus and optical apparatus having the same
An image stabilizing apparatus for correcting an image shake by moving an optical element arranged in a lens barrel in a plane orthogonal to an optical axis...
US-8,928,957 Light guide, illumination device and image reading apparatus
A light guide has first and second light guide parts (S, T) in front and rear of a constricted part (2). The first light guide has first and second side parts...
US-8,928,951 Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and storage medium
An image processing apparatus includes an acquisition unit configured to acquire luminance information of a white reference member by reading the white...
US-8,928,943 Image processing apparatus and image processing method
An image processing apparatus includes a designating unit that designates a color to be output in a target color, an analyzing unit that extracts, with regard...
US-8,928,939 Image processing apparatus obtaining patch data corresponding to obtained time between print pages
A image processing apparatus of the present invention comprises an image generation unit configured to generate image data of one page, a printing unit...
US-8,928,931 Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus, including: a reading portion configured to read an original to generate original image data; a code detecting portion configured to...
US-8,928,924 Printing system, printing control apparatus, control method of printing control apparatus, and program
A printing control apparatus configured to transmit a received job to an image processing apparatus transmits, in a case where, after receiving information...
US-8,928,921 Print system, print server, control method, and storage medium
A print server receives an email, which has been transmitted from a mobile terminal device and in which a printer is designated as the print output destination...
US-8,928,914 Image processing apparatus, information processing method, and storage medium
An image processing apparatus that processes a variable data printing (VDP) job having a plurality of records includes a formation unit configured to form...
US-8,928,910 Information processing apparatus, control method therefor, and computer readable medium for indicating a last...
A user efficiently prints a book as desired during the generation of a job. When a form is assigned a flag indicating a last page of the book, a page containing...
US-8,928,882 Measurement apparatus, exposure apparatus, and device fabrication method
The present invention provides a measurement apparatus which measures a position of a second object relative to a first object, the apparatus including a first...
US-8,928,803 Solid state apparatus
A solid state apparatus comprising, a printed circuit board having a first and a second surface that are opposite surfaces, a semiconductor chip for imaging...
US-8,928,798 Zoom lens and image pickup apparatus including the same
A zoom lens, including, in order from object side to image side: a positive first lens unit which does not move during zooming; a negative second lens unit for...
US-8,928,794 Zoom lens and image pickup apparatus equipped with 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...
US-8,928,791 Method for driving image pickup apparatus
A signal for focus detection is generated by a first operation, in which a signal of at least one photoelectric conversion element included in a photoelectric...
US-8,928,790 Solid-state imaging apparatus
Provided is a solid-state imaging apparatus that is capable of preventing a harmful influence due to noise generated in a control line. The solid-state imaging...
US-8,928,789 Solid-state imaging apparatus
A solid-state imaging apparatus comprising a plurality of pixels generating a photoelectric conversion signal, a column amplifying unit corresponding to columns...
US-8,928,786 Solid-state imaging apparatus and method of driving the same
A solid-state imaging apparatus includes: a plurality of pixels arranged in a matrix; a plurality of amplifier circuits each arranged correspondingly to each of...
US-8,928,780 Adjustment method, adjustment apparatus, method of manufacturing optical system, image pickup apparatus, and...
An adjustment method of the present invention includes an evaluation step of evaluating an imaging performance of an optical image that is formed via an optical...
US-8,928,779 Image pickup apparatus, image pickup system, and control method thereof
An image pickup apparatus includes a detection unit in which a matrix of pixels converts radiation or light into analog electrical signals, a reading circuit...
US-8,928,774 Image capture apparatus
This invention includes an image sensor in which image forming pixels and focus detecting pixels which receive light beams from the exit pupil of the imaging...
US-8,928,771 Image processing apparatus and image processing method
An image processing apparatus generates first image data based on a first white balance correction value corresponding to a first light source, and second image...
US-8,928,755 Information processing apparatus and method
An apparatus includes a setting unit for setting a virtual viewpoint; a determining unit for determining an undefined area in which an object distance cannot be...
US-8,928,721 Light beam emission apparatus and image forming apparatus including light beam emission apparatus
A light beam emission apparatus separates, via a half mirror, apart of a laser beam emitted from a semiconductor laser towards a photosensitive member, guides...
US-8,928,719 Optical scanning apparatus with optical box sealed by a deformable sealing member
A scanning optical apparatus includes an optical box accommodating a deflection device for scanningly deflecting a laser beam emitted by a light source and an...
US-8,928,557 Head-mounted device
A head-mounted device for mounting on the head of a user includes a first pressing member for pressing a first portion of the head from a first direction; a...
US-8,928,203 Capacitive electromechanical transducer
The present invention relates to an electromechanical transducer capable of arbitrarily varying the amount of deflection of a vibrating membrane for every...
US-8,928,042 Structure having plural conductive regions and process for production thereof
A structure having a plurality of conductive regions insulated electrically from each other comprises a movable piece supported movably above the upper face of...
US-8,928,041 Solid-state imaging device and manufacturing method therefor
A solid-state imaging device includes a first and second pixel regions. In the first pixel region, a photoelectric conversion unit, a floating diffusion region...
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