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WO/2000/075724A1
Images are projected onto screens (16) by projection video apparatuses (55, 60) and the edges of the images are connected to each other to form a wide image. An improved light-shielding plate (11) for adjusting the luminance at the conne...  
WO/2000/072089A1
The invention relates to a camera system and to a display device for displaying images recorded by the camera system. The camera system comprises a camera (1) provided with an optics system (2) and a photosensitive image surface (3) disp...  
WO/2000/070486A1
The present invention provides a very flexible, digital system for recording and storing panoramic images using progressive scan technology. The image input device has lenses positioned on the faces of a cube, focused on different images...  
WO/2000/064175A1
A synthetic image viewed from a virtual viewpoint above a car is created from images captured by cameras for imaging the surroundings of the car. In the synthetic image, an illustrated or real image of the car is displayed in the area wh...  
WO2000034827A3
This invention relates to a method for the taking and projecting of wide-screen images having an image format with a width to height ratio of 3:1 or greater. The method involves using a camera having an anamorphic compression lens with a...  
WO/2000/058932A1
A wide-field-of-view projection display comprises a circularly symmetric lens (1) and an array of light emitters (2), positioned along the focal circumference of the circularly symmetric lens so that light from each of the light emitters...  
WO/2000/058787A1
A panoramic camera has a housing rotatable about an axis that defines a viewpoint which points along a radial optical path and a front nodal point mounted for rotation about its axis. A specular assembly mounted for rotation with a lens ...  
WO/2000/049804A1
A halo display system generates a panoramic virtual image and includes an optical element (10) that surrounds a user's head by 360° degrees to project an annular virtual image or a portion thereof that appears to completely surround the...  
WO/2000/042470A1
A panoramic imaging system includes an imaging device having an image plane and a first field of view, a first reflective surface having at least one circularly symmetric portion convex in a radial direction disposed in the first field o...  
WO/2000/041024A1
A system is disclosed for capturing super wide-angle panoramic images. In particular, a two-reflector system is disclosed which is substantially self-correcting in which optical aberrations are substantially eliminated, such as field cur...  
WO/2000/034827A2
This invention relates to a method for the taking and projecting of wide-screen images having an image format with a width to height ratio of 3:1 or greater. The method involves using a camera having an anamorphic compression lens with a...  
WO/2000/025177A1
The invention relates to a method for interactive audio/visual reproduction of a film with several scenes (2-5), the width and/or height of which is larger than the visible section (SA) of the film when the film is reproduced. The viewer...  
WO/2000/023842A1
The technique consists in the use of an anamorphic lens, a cone realized with a mirror face or an equivalent optic prism, that must be placed in front of the lens of a video/digital/photocamera or of a projector so that it is possible to...  
WO/2000/018138A1
The present invention overcomes many of the disadvantages of the prior art by providing a display that can be calibrated and re-calibrated with a minimal amount of manual intervention. To accomplish this, the present invention provides o...  
WO/2000/011518A1
An image display system included a multi-sided structure (100) that is associated with at least two image projectors (101, 102). The structure forms an enclosure wherein at least two of the sides (111, 113) have light transmissive portio...  
WO/2000/011512A1
The apparatus includes a verticle support structure (12), lower and upper lens blocks (18, 20) and a convex reflective surface (32). The upper lens block is secured to the lower lens block and has a convex outer surface having a substant...  
WO/2000/010055A1
A full circumferential spherical surface screen projection device comprising a projector (3) for projecting a projection light toward the inside of a spherical surface screen (2), a first reflection mirror (4) disposed on the optical axi...  
WO1999056173A3
An "immersive experience" motion picture theatre is provided either as a purpose-built structure or as a "retro-fit" of an existing domed theatre. The theatre of the invention has an audience seating deck (20) which slopes downwardly tow...  
WO/1999/056173A2
An 'immersive experience' motion picture theatre is provided either as a purpose-built structure or as a 'retro-fit' of an existing domed theatre. The theatre of the invention has an audience seating deck (20) which slopes downwardly tow...  
WO/1999/045422A1
Optical systems having an image sensor (20) to generate an image of either a wide-angle view of an area of interest, or a direct view of an area of interest (4). A wide-angle optical system (10) is mounted to reflect radiation reflected ...  
WO/1999/030197A1
The invention disclosed herein is an omnidirectional imaging apparatus for sensing an image of a scene (130) from a single viewpoint. The omnidirectional imaging apparatus includes a truncated, substantially paraboloid-shaped reflector (...  
WO/1998/056543A1
The invention concerns a method and a device for shooting spherical pictures to produce a succession of digitised images about an object (6), in order to subsequently enable a three-dimensional observation of said object by computer mean...  
WO/1998/049599A1
A theater (5) includes an audience seating area (8), a stage (6), and at least three projection screens (10, 12, 14). Multiple film projectors (16A, 16B, 16C) simultaneously project a three-dimensional film onto the three projection scre...  
WO/1998/043441A1
An autostereo projection system uses multiple projectors to form an essentially seamless and extended field of view. Each projector is registered to a CRT display. Shutter elements in each projector create multiple pupils for each CRT di...  
WO/1998/034195A1
Video mosaicing is commonly used to increase the visual field of view by pasting together many video frames. The invention provides for image mosaicing for general camera motion, including forward camera motion and zoom. After computing ...  
WO/1998/027457A1
A method and associated mechanism for automatic opposing alignment of photographic image capture is disclosed. A lens mount (101) supports at least an objective lens (102) of wide angle lens. To capture opposing images, the lens mount (1...  
WO/1998/015938A1
A device producing an image on a screen (5) by illuminating picture elements in a plurality of partial images by means of light bundles (14,16). Said device presents at least one deflection device (10,12) to deflect several light bundles...  
WO/1998/005993A1
This invention concerns a process for producing a large holographic image of an object, consisting of a plurality of image projectors located in a grid horizontally next to each other and vertically one over the other. In each individual...  
WO/1998/002863A1
A device fro projection onto a dome has several projectors (50, 51, 54, 56) for representing images on an at least partly spherical projection surface (52), each projector (50, 51, 54, 56) being arranged so that it illuminates one or mor...  
WO/1997/050252A1
The invention is a new panoramic camera apparatus that instantaneously captures a 360 degree panoramic image. In one of the embodiments, the camera device comprises a convex mirror (210) for capturing light of the surrounding panorama, a...  
WO/1997/045761A1
The invention discloses an endoscope with inspecting head secured at the end of a longitudinally flexible support line which connects it to a control unit provided with means for humidifying the line, characterised in that the support li...  
WO/1997/035230A1
The invention concerns a device for investigating pipe interiors, the device comprising a probe (1) which can be introduced into a pipe from an access point. At its front end, the probe comprises an investigation camera (3) which faces a...  
WO/1997/034183A1
A method and a system for forming and projecting images in a smaller space while fully reproducing relief. The system includes a lens assembly (Fig. 1 or Fig. 2) with an optical axis passing through an input lens (2), a spherical sight (...  
WO1997022030A3  
WO/1997/026638A1
An image projection display system (48) for use in large field-of-view presentation, which image projection display system (48) comprises a fold mirror arrangement (30) and a plurality of projection devices (64), the image projection dis...  
WO/1997/022909A1
The invention causes a panoramic view to be realistically displayed to a viewing audience. A fixed display device (201) displays a portion of the panoramic view and a rotating support structure (202) supports the viewing audience. The or...  
WO/1997/022030A2
When the camera system for pipe inspection is pushed forward through the pipe by means of a rod, the camera housing has a tendency to rotate uncontrollable about its longitudinal axis, especially when passing through curved pipe sections...  
WO/1997/018496A1
The invention relates to a method and a device for producing a wide-angle picture, in particular a panoramic picture. It proposes the following procedural steps and a device operating according to this method in order to take the most co...  
WO/1997/010531A1
A method is described for producing Cinemascope-type motion picture images that have a large aspect ratio (e.g. 2.35 to 1), which enables their high quality projection using moderately priced projection lenses, which produces a steadier ...  
WO/1997/001241A1
The present invention includes at least one camera (601) having a lens (602) with at least a 180 degree field-of-view for capturing a hemispherical image (603) corresponding to a mirror image of the hemispherical image (603) captured by ...  
WO/1996/015476A1
A cylindrical three-dimensional picture (10) capable of being viewed through an angle of 360 degrees includes a cylinder (26) surrounded by a 3D photograph, in turn surrounded by a flexible lenticular lens (34) through which a film strip...  
WO/1996/008747A1
According to the invention, the inter-image perforations are offset in order to clear an inter-image surface capable of receiving all professional codes and information. Applications particularly to the process of virtual mounting, time ...  
WO/1995/028664A1
The invention relates to a back projection module (1) for displaying an image on a large-area projection screen (2). An improved construction of the projection screen (2) and the supports holding it is proposed to obtain a substantially ...  
WO/1995/006303A1
A surveillance system, for monitoring a space, comprises a single camera (12) and a dome-like, convex mirror (10). The camera (12) is mounted relative to the mirror (10) so that at least most of the surface of the mirror is within the fi...  
WO/1994/023538A1
An instrument probe (10) contains an improved camera and light source arrangement. The light source (18) is positioned behind the camera (22) for providing indirect illumination of a passage being inspected by the camera (22) such as the...  
WO/1994/018524A1
A photogrammetric camera, in particular for photogrammetric measurements of technical objects, has a primary lens system (10) designed as a focussable objective and a combination of at least one high-resolution sensor (12, 14, 16) and a ...  
WO1994010602A3  
WO/1994/010602A2
The invention pertains to an apparatus for underwater optical viewing with a device for reception of optical information arranged within, and behind the viewing port of, a housing, a device for processing optical information and a device...  
WO/1994/010603A1
A camera housing for use with rolls of standard or non-standard light-sensitive film in order to take a series of pictures in different formats while changing formats between exposures and without wasting any light-sensitive material, sa...  
WO/1994/005989A1
A process is disclosed for inspecting subsidiary canals that branch off from a main drain. A camera probe (24) is deflected from the main drain pipe (10) into the branching off subsidiary canal pipe (12) by means of a deflecting frame (2...  

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