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John D Stern, Robert G Younge, David S Gere, Gunter D Niemeyer: Autofocus and/or autoscaling in telesurgery. Intuitive Surgical Operations, December 20, 2011: US08079950 (82 worldwide citation)

Robotic, telerobotic, and/or telesurgical devices, systems, and methods take advantage of robotic structures and data to calculate changes in the focus of an image capture device in response to movement of the image capture device, a robotic end effector, or the like. As the size of an image of an o ...


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David S Gere: Methods, systems, and computer program products for managing power allocation to a device powered over a network communications cable based on a cable characteristic. Extreme Networks, Jenkins Wilson Taylor & Hunt P A, July 22, 2008: US07404091 (39 worldwide citation)

Methods, systems, and computer program products for managing power allocation to a device powered over a communications cable based on a cable characteristic are disclosed. In one example, a method of managing power allocation to a device powered over a communications cable can include providing a p ...


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David S Gere: Storage and retrieval of images from a grey image having artificially enhanced color regions. Burns Doane Swecker & Mathis, October 13, 1992: US05155589 (36 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus for decomposing a set of complementary color signals that form a color enhanced image into four or five color maps of an image, for storing said four or five color maps on a sheet of black and white film, and for reconstructing color images from the black and white film images. ...


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Philip Barkan, David S Gere: Load break switch with safety mechanism. Raychem Corporation, Edith A Rice, Herbert G Burkard, February 24, 1987: US04645888 (9 worldwide citation)

A single-phase ground enclosed load break switch for distribution voltages has a hermetically sealed cylindrical metal housing of from 2 to 6 inches diameter which contains an insulating gas under pressure. The switch has a movable contact assembly to contact a pair of opposed stationary coaxial con ...


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David S Gere: Dichroic aperture for electronic imaging device. Apple, Dorsey & Whitney, February 1, 2011: US07881603 (8 worldwide citation)

A dichroic filter that for use with an electronic imaging device, such as a camera. The dichroic filter is located in the main imaging lens, and may permit all light to pass through a first portion and be measured by a photosensor, while restricting at least some portions of visible light from passi ...


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David S Gere, Ting Chen, Chad Andrew Bronstein: Apparatus and method for calibrating image capture devices. Apple, Fish & Richardson P C, March 26, 2013: US08405727 (6 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method are disclosed for calibrating image capture devices, such as the type used in electronic devices. In some embodiments, the electronic device may include at least one array of pixels and a memory coupled to the at least one array of pixels. The electronic device may further in ...


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David S Gere: Image capture using luminance and chrominance sensors. Apple, Dorsey & Whitney, July 30, 2013: US08497897 (3 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatuses disclosed herein relate to image sensing devices. One embodiment may take the form of an image sensing device that includes a first image sensor for capturing a luminance image, a second image sensor for capturing a first chrominance, and a third image sensor for capturing a ...


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David S Gere: Dichroic aperture for electronic imaging device. Apple, Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schrek, June 24, 2014: US08761596 (1 worldwide citation)

A dichroic filter that for use with an electronic imaging device, such as a camera. The dichroic filter is located in the main imaging lens, and may permit all light to pass through a first portion and be measured by a photosensor, while restricting at least some portions of visible light from passi ...


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John D Stern, Robert G Younge, David S Gere, Gunter D Niemeyer: Autofocus and/or autoscaling in telesurgery. Intuitive Surgical Operations, May 6, 2014: US08715167 (1 worldwide citation)

Robotic, telerobotic, and/or telesurgical devices, systems, and methods take advantage of robotic structures and data to calculate changes in the focus of an image capture device in response to movement of the image capture device, a robotic end effector, or the like. As the size of an image of an o ...


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Xi Chen, David S Gere, Matthew C Waldon: Small form factor high-resolution camera. Apple, Robert C Kowert, Meyertons Hood Kivlin Kowert & Goetzel P C, July 21, 2015: US09086558 (1 worldwide citation)

A camera including a spherically curved photosensor and a lens system. Effective focal length f of the lens system is within about 20% of the radius of curvature of the photosensor. An image is formed by the lens system at a spherically curved image plane that substantially matches the concave surfa ...