06801719 is referenced by 51 patents and cites 4 patents.

In one aspect, an imaging system is provided. The imaging system has a taking lens unit adapted to focus light from a scene, and a beam splitter receiving light from the scene with a portion of the received light traveling from the beam splitter to a first imaging surface and a portion of the received light traveling from the beam splitter to a second imaging surface. A first image capture system is provided for capturing an image based upon the light traveling to the first imaging surface, and a second image capture system is provided for capturing a second image based upon the image formed at the second imaging surface. An array of micro-lenses is in optical association with the first imaging surface, with each micro-lens in the array concentrating a first fraction of the light from the beam splitter onto concentrated image areas of the first imaging surface. Wherein the first image capture system forms an image based upon the light concentrated onto the concentrated image areas.

Title
Camera using beam splitter with micro-lens image amplification
Application Number
10/389464
Publication Number
6801719 (B1)
Application Date
March 14, 2003
Publication Date
October 5, 2004
Inventor
Lyn M Irving
Rochester
NY, US
Richard P Szajewski
Rochester
NY, US
Agent
Roland R Schindler II
US
Assignee
Eastman Kodak Company
NY, US
IPC
G03B 41/00
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