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Camera and Mobile Technology    

Sixteen U.S. patents and their family of international counterparts available for sale.


This patent portfolio covers the areas of: digital cameras, lens detection, zoom lens system, memory system, image de-mosaicing technique, method for capturing documents, image capture, resolution, sensor array, CCD sensor, phospher film and more.

Patent Summary

U.S. Patent Classes & Classifications Covered in this listing:

Class 704: Data Processing:Speech Signal Processing, Linguistics, Language Translation, And Audio Compression/Decompression

This is the generic class for apparatus and corresponding methods for constructing, analyzing, and modifying units of human language by data processing, in which there is a significant change in the data.This class also provides for systems or methods that process speech signals for storage, transmission, recognition, or synthesis of speech; and for systems or methods for bandwidth compression or expansion of an audio signal, or for time compression or expansion of an audio signal. There are three main divisions: linguistics; speech signal processing; and audio compression.

Subclass 9: Natural language

Class 250: Radiant Energy

This class provides for all methods and apparatus for using, generating, controlling or detecting radiant energy, combinations including such methods or apparatus, subcombinations of same and accessories therefore not classifiable elsewhere.

Subclass 363.06: Using coded aperture
Subclass 484.2: Requiring an additional energy source to cause luminescence
Subclass 484.4: With optically-stimulated phosphor
Subclass 486.1: With plural luminescent material or plural luminescent containing layers or areas

Class 348: Television

Generating, processing, transmitting or transiently displaying a sequence of images, either locally or remotely, in which the local light variations composing the images may change with time.

Subclass 218.1: Unitary image formed by compiling sub-areas of same scene (e.g., array of cameras)
Subclass 219.1: Swing driven
Subclass 222.1: Combined image signal generator and general image signal processing
Subclass 239: Camera and video special effects (e.g., subtitling, fading, or merging)
Subclass 248: Smear
Subclass 249: In charge coupled type sensor
Subclass 250: In charge coupled type sensor
Subclass 273: With color filter or operation according to color filter
Subclass 294: Solid-state image sensor
Subclass 333.13: Power saving mode
Subclass 335: Optics
Subclass 372: Power supply
Subclass 373: Support or housing
Subclass 375: For specified accessory
Subclass E9.01: Using solid-state devices (EPO)
Subclass E3.031: The image being sequentially picked-up by one device at different imaging positions, e.g., by shifting the image-sensor (EPO)
Subclass E5.027: Mounting of pick-up device, deviation or focusing coils (EPO)
Subclass E5.028: Mounting of optical parts, e.g., lenses, shutters, filters (EPO)
Subclass E5.08: Suppression of excedentary charges, e.g., blooming, smearing (EPO)
Subclass E5.091: Using electrically scanned solid-state devices (EPO)

Class 382: Image Analysis

This is the generic class for apparatus and corresponding methods for the automated analysis of an image or recognition of a pattern. Included herein are systems that transform an image for the purpose of (a) enhancing its visual quality prior to recognition, (b) locating and registering the image relative to a sensor or stored prototype, or reducing the amount of image data by discarding irrelevant data, and (c) measuring significant characteristics of the image.

Subclass 167: Color correction
Subclass 260: Image filter
Subclass 278: Correlation

Class 430: Radiation Imagery Chemistry: Process, Composition, Or Product Thereof

This is the generic class for: (1) Forming the likeness of an object, or an instrumented or discernible phenomenon, in a chemically defined receiver or in a receiver wherein radiation produces a chemical reaction, by use of radiation. (2) Finishing an image by chemical processing regardless how formed. (3) A radiation sensitive receiver, composition, or product disclosed solely for radiation imagery chemistry, and process of making same. (4) A nonradiation sensitive-receiver, composition, or product. (5) An imaged product by a process or employing a receiver, composition, or product.

Subclass 496: Structurally defined

Class 428: Stock Material Or Miscellaneous Articles

This is the residual class for: 1. Stock material in the form of a structurally defined web, sheet, rod, strand, fiber, filament, cell, flake, particle not provided elsewhere. 2. Stock material in the form of a web, sheet, mass or layer which consists of or contains a structurally defined constituent or element. 3. A nonstructural laminate defined merely in terms of the composition of one or more layers. 4. An article of manufacture or an intermediate-article not provided for elsewhere. 5. A process for applying an impregnating material to a naturally solid product such as a wood beam, a sheet of leather or a stone, or for applying a coating to a base, and which process includes no significant method step.

Subclass 690: Fluroescent, phosphorescent, or luminescent layer

Class 359: Optical: Systems And Elements

Optical elements included in this class are: Lenses; Polarizers; Diffraction gratings; Prisms; Reflectors; Filters; Projection screens; Optical Modulators; Optical Demodulators. Among the optical systems included in this class are: Compound lens systems; Light reflecting signalling systems (e.g., retroreflectors); stereoscopic systems; Binocular devices; Systems of lenticular elements; Systems involving light interference; Glare reducing systems; Light dividing and combining systems; Light control systems (e.g., light valves); building illumination with natural light; Systems for protecting or shielding elements; Optical systems whose operation depends upon polarizing, diffracting, dispersing, reflecting, or refracting light; kaleidoscopes. Further included are certain apertures, closures, and viewing devices of a specialized nature which involve no intentional reflection, refraction, or filtering of light rays. This class also includes optical elements combined with another type of structure(s) to constitute an optical element combined with a nonoptical structure or a perfection or improvement in the optical element.

Subclass 687: + - + + Arrangement
Subclass 689: Three groups
Subclass 690: + - + Arrangement

Class 358: Facsimile And Static Presentation Processing

Communication or reproduction of a static image or sequence of static images in which the local light, or density variations composing the image do not vary with time by a method or apparatus involving at least one of the following steps: (1) scanning a static image to capture an image-containing area by resolving it into an area; (2) communication of an image-representative signal or image-representative data over any supporting communication network; or (3) reproduction of an image-containing area in response to an image-representative signal or image-representative image data by reproducing a corresponding image area which at least one of the two dimensions is elemental, simultaneously or in a sequence. In this class, a facsimile system or method is a system or method for the communication or reproduction of an arbitrarily composed image in which the local light, or density variations composing the image do not vary with time, such as documents maps, charts, photographs, etc., but not motion picture film or video.

Subclass 450: Plural images combined into a single image
Subclass 482: Solid state
Subclass 513: Solid-state
Subclass 514: With plural sensors
Subclass 518: Color correction
Subclass 525: Interpolation

Class 396: Photography

Photographic apparatus, generally for recording a picture made by a source of light on a photographic medium. It includes fluid-treating apparatus for development of film, a removable film-holder unit, hood, camera housing, camera setting indicator and certain accessories related to photography not otherwise provided for such as studio structure, camera mounting or rest, camera attachment, retouching, or burnishing device. Non-chemical processes involving photographic apparatus are included in this class.

Subclass 100: Dual purpose photoelement
Subclass 448: Lens cover

Class 28: Textiles: Manufacturing

(a) generic as to processes of or apparatus for the production of fabric articles or structures by the mechanical interengagement of fibers, threads or the like and (b) residual as to processes of or apparatus for the production and treatment of fabric articles or structures. This class also provides for processes of or apparatus for (a) treating fabric articles or structures in a manner not provided for elsewhere, (b) preparing and handling of a sheet of warp threads or pile threads up to and inclusive of its insertion into a textile product fabricating apparatus, (c) thread finishing or packaging not provided for elsewhere, and (d) stripping bobbins of waste thread, and for subcombinations peculiar to the above which are not provided for elsewhere.

Subclass 260: By knife edge

Class 709: Electrical Computers And Digital Processing Systems: Multicomputer Data Transferring

This class provides for an electrical computer or digital data processing system or corresponding data processing method including apparatus or steps for transferring data or instruction information between a plurality of computers wherein the computers employ the data or instructions before or after transferring and the employing affects said transfer of data or instruction information. The class includes - process or apparatus for transferring data among a plurality of spatially distributed (i.e., situated, at plural locations) computers or digital data processing systems via one or more communications media (e.g., computer networks).

Class 342: Communications: Directive Radio Wave Systems And Devices (E.G., Radar, Radio Navigation)

Systems and processes for transmission or reception of radio wave energy for obtaining or utilizing information (using radio wave transmitters or receivers), as to an object, or as to the directional characteristics of the radio wave energy, per se. his class includes radar systems wherein radio wave energy from a transmitter is reflected or otherwise returned from an object to a receiver which may be at the same location as the transmitter; includes subsystems, components, and related processes which are limited to use in connection with the above. This class is limited to electromagnetic radio frequency waves in the radiation field.

Subclass 464: Plural transmitters only

Class 361: Electricity: Electrical Systems And Devices

Systems or devices which provide safety and protection for other systems and devices; control circuits for electromagnetic devices and non-electromagnetic-type relays. Systems or devices which discharge, or prevent the accumulation of electrical charge on or in an object or material; circuits for charging objects or materials. Systems for generating or conducting an electric charge. Systems which process electrical speed signals. Circuits for reversing the polarity of an electric circuit. Systems which cause the ignition of a fuel or an explosive charge. Systems and processes for demagnetizing a magnetic field. Transformers and inductors with integral switch, capacitor or lock. Electrostatic capacitors, per se. Housings and mounting assemblies with plural diverse electrical components. Electrolytic systems and devices.

Subclass 715: For module
Subclass 720: For printed circuit board
Subclass 748: Printed circuit board
Subclass 760: Connection of components to board
Subclass 794: Power, voltage, or current layer

Class 439: Electrical Connectors

This is the generic class for a pair of mated conductors comprising at least two electrically conducting elements which are interconnected to permit relative motion of such conducting elements during use without a break in electrical conductivity therebetween. Also, this is the generic class for a device constituting an electricity conducting contact between conductors of electricity; wherein the joint is of a type which may be readily made and broken, repeatedly by attachment and detachment of contact supporting structure on each conductor.

Class 711: Electrical Computers And Digital Processing Systems: Memory

This class provides, within an electrical computer or digital data processing system, for the following processes and apparatus 1. for addressing memory wherein the processes and apparatus involve significant address manipulating (e.g., combining, translating, or mapping and other techniques for formatting and modifying address data) and are combined with specific memory configurations or memory systems; 2. for accessing and controlling memory (e.g., transferring and modifying address data, selecting storage devices, scheduling access); and 3. for forming memory addresses (e.g., virtual memory addressing, address translating, translation-lookaside buffers (TLBs), boundary checking, and page mode).

Subclass 103: Programmable read only memory (PROM, EEPROM, etc.)
Subclass 115: Detachable memory
Subclass 165: Internal relocation

European Patent Classes & Classifications Covered in this listing:


CLEANING IN GENERAL; PREVENTION OF FOULING IN GENERAL . Cleaning hollow articles by methods or apparatus specially adapted thereto .