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David Michael Boisvert, Andrew Kenneth John McMahon: CCD output processing stage that amplifies signals from colored pixels based on the conversion efficiency of the colored pixels. National Semiconductor Corporation, Mark C Pickering, August 10, 2004: US06774941 (126 worldwide citation)

The reduced signal-to-noise ratio of colored pixels that results from a lower conversion efficiency is eliminated by utilizing a programmable gain amplifier which individually applies a gain to the output of each colored pixel so that the maximum signal level of each colored pixel is matched to the ...


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Andrew Kenneth John McMahon: Systems and methods for transmitting and receiving array camera image data. Pelican Imaging Corporation, Kauth Pomeroy Peck & Bailey, November 6, 2012: US08305456 (117 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods for transmitting and receiving image data captured by an imager array including a plurality of focal planes are described. One embodiment of the invention includes capturing image data using a plurality of active focal planes in a camera module, where an image is formed on each a ...


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Andrew Kenneth John McMahon: Systems and methods for transmitting and receiving array camera image data. Pelican Imaging Corporation, KPPB, April 8, 2014: US08692893 (95 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods for transmitting and receiving image data captured by an imager array including a plurality of focal planes are described. One embodiment of the invention includes capturing image data using a plurality of active focal planes in a camera module, where an image is formed on each a ...


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Andrew Kenneth John McMahon: Imager array interfaces. Pelican Imaging Corporation, KPPB, January 6, 2015: US08928793 (51 worldwide citation)

Architectures for imager arrays configured for use in array cameras in accordance with embodiments of the invention are described. One embodiment of the invention includes a plurality of focal planes, where each focal plane comprises a two dimensional arrangement of pixels having at least two pixels ...


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Andrew Kenneth John McMahon: Systems and methods for array camera focal plane control. Pelican Imaging Corporation, KPPB, September 22, 2015: US09143711 (31 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 CA Venkataraman, Paul Gallagher, Dan Lelescu, Andrew Kenneth John McMahon, Jacques Duparre, Bedabrata Pain: Thin form factor computational array cameras and modular array cameras. Pelican Imaging Corporation, KPPB, February 2, 2016: US09253380 (25 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods in accordance with embodiments of the invention implement modular array cameras using sub-array modules. In one embodiment, an X×Y sub-array module includes: an X×Y arrangement of focal planes, where X and Y are each greater than or equal to 1; and an X×Y arrangement of lens stac ...


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Andrew Kenneth John McMahon: Systems and methods for transmitting and receiving array camera image data. PELICAN IMAGING CORPORATION, KPPB, November 24, 2015: US09197821 (21 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods for transmitting and receiving image data captured by an imager array including a plurality of focal planes are described. One embodiment of the invention includes capturing image data using a plurality of active focal planes in a camera module, where an image is formed on each a ...


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Andrew Kenneth John McMahon, Kartik Venkataraman, Robert Mullis: Systems and methods for the manipulation of captured light field image data. Pelican Imaging Corporation, KPPB, August 9, 2016: US09412206 (19 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods for the manipulation of captured light fields and captured light field image data in accordance with embodiments of the invention are disclosed. In one embodiment of the invention, a system for manipulating captured light field image data includes a processor, a display, a user i ...


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Andrew Kenneth John McMahon, Kartik Venkataraman: Systems and methods for image data compression. KIP PELI P1, KPPB, December 13, 2016: US09521416 (16 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods for image data compression in an array camera are disclosed. An array camera includes a processor, an array of cameras, and a compression module. The compression module is configured to receive image data from the array of pixels of a focal plane in a sequentially linear group of ...


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Bumha Lee, Andrew Kenneth John McMahon: Black level calibration method for imager with hysteresis comparison and adaptive step size. Eastman Kodak Company, Peyton C Watkins, August 1, 2006: US07084911 (5 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a method and apparatus for calibrating a black level in an imager to reduce flicker noise. A first and a second range is set. The first range corresponds to a range that is larger than a noise level at a highest PGA gain. The second range corresponds to a range that is ...



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