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DE60231373D1 - Angepasste empfindlichkeitssteuerung auf einer pixel-zu-pixel-basis für eine digitale bildaufnahmevorrichtung - Google Patents

Angepasste empfindlichkeitssteuerung auf einer pixel-zu-pixel-basis für eine digitale bildaufnahmevorrichtung

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DE60231373D1
DE60231373D1 DE2002631373 DE60231373A DE60231373D1 DE 60231373 D1 DE60231373 D1 DE 60231373D1 DE 2002631373 DE2002631373 DE 2002631373 DE 60231373 A DE60231373 A DE 60231373A DE 60231373 D1 DE60231373 D1 DE 60231373D1
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Ichiro Masaki
Lane Gearle Brooks
Vivek Sikri
Keith G Fife
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SMAL CAMERA TECHNOLOGIES Inc
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SMAL CAMERA TECHNOLOGIES INC
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    • H04N5/30Transforming light or analogous information into electric information
    • H04N5/335Transforming light or analogous information into electric information using solid-state image sensors [SSIS]
    • H04N5/351Control of the SSIS depending on the scene, e.g. brightness or motion in the scene
    • H04N5/355Control of the dynamic range
    • H04N5/35509Control of the dynamic range involving a non-linear response
    • H04N5/35527Control of the dynamic range involving a non-linear response with a response composed of multiple slopes
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    • H04N5/222Studio circuitry; Studio devices; Studio equipment ; Cameras comprising an electronic image sensor, e.g. digital cameras, video cameras, TV cameras, video cameras, camcorders, webcams, camera modules for embedding in other devices, e.g. mobile phones, computers or vehicles
    • H04N5/225Television cameras ; Cameras comprising an electronic image sensor, e.g. digital cameras, video cameras, video cameras, camcorders, webcams, camera modules for embedding in other devices, e.g. mobile phones, computers or vehicles
    • H04N5/232Devices for controlling television cameras, e.g. remote control; Control of cameras comprising an electronic image sensor, e.g. digital cameras, video cameras, TV cameras, video cameras, camcorders, webcams, camera modules for embedding in, e.g. mobile phones, computers or vehicles
    • H04N5/23225Input of new or changed control program into camera control means
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    • H04N5/225Television cameras ; Cameras comprising an electronic image sensor, e.g. digital cameras, video cameras, video cameras, camcorders, webcams, camera modules for embedding in other devices, e.g. mobile phones, computers or vehicles
    • H04N5/232Devices for controlling television cameras, e.g. remote control; Control of cameras comprising an electronic image sensor, e.g. digital cameras, video cameras, TV cameras, video cameras, camcorders, webcams, camera modules for embedding in, e.g. mobile phones, computers or vehicles
    • H04N5/23241Control of camera operation in relation to power supply, e.g. by reducing power consumption of electronic image sensor or image processor or by checking or displaying battery state
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    • H04N5/225Television cameras ; Cameras comprising an electronic image sensor, e.g. digital cameras, video cameras, video cameras, camcorders, webcams, camera modules for embedding in other devices, e.g. mobile phones, computers or vehicles
    • H04N5/235Circuitry or methods for compensating for variation in the brightness of the object, e.g. based on electric image signals provided by an electronic image sensor
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    • H04N5/235Circuitry or methods for compensating for variation in the brightness of the object, e.g. based on electric image signals provided by an electronic image sensor
    • H04N5/2353Circuitry or methods for compensating for variation in the brightness of the object, e.g. based on electric image signals provided by an electronic image sensor by influencing the exposure time, e.g. shutter
    • HELECTRICITY
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    • H04N5/30Transforming light or analogous information into electric information
    • H04N5/335Transforming light or analogous information into electric information using solid-state image sensors [SSIS]
    • H04N5/351Control of the SSIS depending on the scene, e.g. brightness or motion in the scene
    • H04N5/355Control of the dynamic range
    • H04N5/35509Control of the dynamic range involving a non-linear response
    • HELECTRICITY
    • H04ELECTRIC COMMUNICATION TECHNIQUE
    • H04NPICTORIAL COMMUNICATION, e.g. TELEVISION
    • H04N5/00Details of television systems
    • H04N5/30Transforming light or analogous information into electric information
    • H04N5/335Transforming light or analogous information into electric information using solid-state image sensors [SSIS]
    • H04N5/369SSIS architecture; Circuitry associated therewith
    • H04N5/374Addressed sensors, e.g. MOS or CMOS sensors
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    • H04N2201/00Indexing scheme relating to scanning, transmission or reproduction of documents or the like, and to details thereof
    • H04N2201/32Circuits or arrangements for control or supervision between transmitter and receiver or between image input and image output device
    • H04N2201/3201Display, printing, storage or transmission of additional information, e.g. ID code, date and time or title
    • H04N2201/3225Display, printing, storage or transmission of additional information, e.g. ID code, date and time or title of data relating to an image, a page or a document
    • H04N2201/3252Image capture parameters, e.g. resolution, illumination conditions, orientation of the image capture device
DE2002631373 2001-01-11 2002-01-04 Angepasste empfindlichkeitssteuerung auf einer pixel-zu-pixel-basis für eine digitale bildaufnahmevorrichtung Active DE60231373D1 (de)

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US26102301 true 2001-01-11 2001-01-11
PCT/US2002/000551 WO2002056584A1 (en) 2001-01-11 2002-01-04 Adaptive sensitivity control, on a pixel-by-pixel basis, for a digital imager

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WO2002056584A1 (en) 2002-07-18 application
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