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Gabriel Molina: Systems and methods for reducing motion blur in images or video in ultra low light with array cameras. FotoNation Cayman, KPPB, February 21, 2017: US09578259 (22 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods for reducing motion blur in images or video in ultra low light with array cameras in accordance with embodiments of the invention are disclosed. In one embodiment, a method for synthesizing an image from multiple images captured using an array camera includes capturing image data ...


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Jacques Duparre, Dan Lelescu, Kartik Venkataraman: Array cameras incorporating optics with modulation transfer functions greater than sensor Nyquist frequency for capture of images used in super-resolution processing. FotoNation Cayman, KPPB, February 21, 2017: US09578237 (22 worldwide citation)

A variety of optical arrangements and methods of modifying or enhancing the optical characteristics and functionality of these optical arrangements are provided. The optical arrangements being specifically designed to operate with camera arrays that incorporate an imaging device that is formed of a ...


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Kartik Venkataraman, Amandeep S Jabbi, Robert H Mullis: Systems and methods for generating depth maps using images captured by camera arrays incorporating cameras having different fields of view. FotoNation Cayman, KPPB, February 21, 2017: US09576369 (17 worldwide citation)

A camera array, an imaging device and/or a method for capturing image that employ a plurality of imagers fabricated on a substrate is provided. Each imager includes a plurality of pixels. The plurality of imagers include a first imager having a first imaging characteristics and a second imager havin ...


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Kartik Venkataraman, Paul Gallagher, Ankit Jain, Semyon Nisenzon: Systems and methods for estimating depth using ad hoc stereo array cameras. FotoNation Cayman, KPPB, March 21, 2017: US09602805 (15 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods for stereo imaging with camera arrays in accordance with embodiments of the invention are disclosed. In one embodiment, a method of generating depth information for an object using two or more array cameras that each include a plurality of imagers includes obtaining a first set o ...


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Semyon Nisenzon, Kartik Venkataraman: Camera modules patterned with pi filter groups. FotoNation Cayman, KPPB, July 11, 2017: US09706132 (14 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods in accordance with embodiments of the invention pattern array camera modules with π filter groups. In one embodiment, an array camera module includes: an M×N imager array including a plurality of focal planes, where each focal plane includes an array of pixels; an M×N optic array ...


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Andrew Kenneth John McMahon: Systems and methods for array camera focal plane control. FotoNation Cayman, KPPB, August 29, 2017: US09749568 (13 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods for controlling the parameters of groups of focal planes as focal plane groups in an array camera are described. One embodiment includes a plurality of focal planes, and control circuitry configured to control the capture of image data by the pixels within the focal planes. In ad ...


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Kartik Venkataraman, Semyon Nisenzon, Dan Lelescu: Systems and methods for encoding light field image files. FotoNation Cayman, KPPB, November 7, 2017: US09811753 (12 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods configured to store images synthesized from light field image data and metadata describing the images in electronic files and render images using the stored image and the metadata in accordance with embodiments of the invention are disclosed. One embodiment includes a processor a ...


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Kartik Venkataraman, Amandeep S Jabbi, Robert H Mullis: Systems and methods for generating depth maps using a camera arrays incorporating monochrome and color cameras. FotoNation Cayman, KPPB, July 18, 2017: US09712759 (12 worldwide citation)

A camera array, an imaging device and/or a method for capturing image that employ a plurality of imagers fabricated on a substrate is provided. Each imager includes a plurality of pixels. The plurality of imagers include a first imager having a first imaging characteristics and a second imager havin ...


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Kartik Venkataraman, Paul Gallagher, Ankit Jain, Semyon Nisenzon, Dan Lelescu, Florian Ciurea, Gabriel Molina: Array cameras including an array camera module augmented with a separate camera. FotoNation Cayman, KPPB, April 25, 2017: US09633442 (12 worldwide citation)

Systems with an array camera augmented with a conventional camera in accordance with embodiments of the invention are disclosed. In some embodiments, the array camera is used to capture a first set of image data of a scene and a conventional camera is used to capture a second set of image data for t ...


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Jacques Duparre: Passive alignment of array camera modules constructed from lens stack arrays and sensors based upon alignment information obtained during manufacture of array camera modules using an active alignment process. FotoNation Cayman, KPPB, May 2, 2017: US09638883 (12 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods in accordance with embodiments of the invention actively align a representative optic array with an imager array, and subsequently passively align constituent optic arrays with constituent imager arrays based on data from the active alignment. In one embodiment, a method of align ...