(12) International Application Status Report

Received at International Bureau: 22 July 2002 (22.07.2002)

Information valid as of: Not available

Report generated on: 26 March 2019 (26.03.2019)

(10) Publication number: (43) Publication date: (26) Publication language:
WO 2002/10164519 December 2002 (19.12.2002) English (EN)

(21) Application number: (22) Filing date: (25) Filing language:
PCT/US2002/01832110 June 2002 (10.06.2002) English (EN)

(31) Priority number(s): (32) Priority date(s): (33) Priority status:
60/297,081 (US)08 June 2001 (08.06.2001) Priority document received (in compliance with PCT Rule 17.1)

(51) International Patent Classification:
G03B 17/48 (2006.01); G03B 19/00 (2006.01); G03B 29/00 (2006.01); G03B 41/00 (2006.01); G09G 5/00 (2006.01)

(71) Applicant(s):
UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA [US/US]; Office of Technology Licensing 3716 South Hope Street Suite 313 Los Angeles, CA 90007-4344 (US) (for all designated states except US)
DEBEVEC, Paul, E. [US/US]; 4105 Pacific Avenue #3 Marina del Rey, CA 90292 (US) (for US only)
WAESE, Jamie [US/US]; 960-D 19th Street Santa Monica, CA 90403 (US) (for US only)

(72) Inventor(s):
DEBEVEC, Paul, E.; 4105 Pacific Avenue #3 Marina del Rey, CA 90292 (US)
WAESE, Jamie; 960-D 19th Street Santa Monica, CA 90403 (US)

(74) Agent(s):
BROWN, Marc, E.; McDermott, Will & Emery 2049 Century Park East Suite 3400 Los Angeles, CA 90067 (US)

(54) Title (EN): REAL TIME HIGH DYNAMIC RANGE LIGHT PROBE
(54) Title (FR): SONDE LUMINEUSE A HAUTE GAMME DYNAMIQUE EN TEMPS REEL

(57) Abstract:
(EN): A real time high dynamic range light probe. One emQodiment advantageously includes a curved, reflective surface for creating a reflected image of the desired image; a plurality of image attenuators, each positioned to receive the reflected image and to create an attenuated image of the reflected image at an attenuation level that is different from the attenuation level of the other images; and an image capturing apparatus positioned to receive and simultaneously capture all of the attenuated images.
(FR): L'invention concerne une sonde lumineuse à haute gamme dynamique en temps réel. Un mode de réalisation décrit avantageusement une surface réfléchissante courbée, destinée à créer une image réfléchie de l'image désirée; une pluralité d'atténuateurs, chacun de ces atténuateurs étant disposé de sorte à recevoir ladite image réfléchie et à créer une image atténuée de cette image réfléchie selon un niveau d'atténuation différent du niveau d'atténuation des autres images; ainsi qu'un appareil de saisie d'images disposé de sorte à recevoir et à saisir simultanément toutes les images atténuées.

International search report:
Received at International Bureau: 24 December 2002 (24.12.2002) [US]

International Report on Patentability (IPRP) Chapter II of the PCT:
Not available

(81) Designated States:
AE, AG, AL, AM, AT, AU, AZ, BA, BB, BG, BR, BY, BZ, CA, CH, CN, CO, CR, CU, CZ, DE, DK, DM, DZ, EC, EE, ES, FI, GB, GD, GE, GH, GM, HR, HU, ID, IL, IN, IS, JP, KE, KG, KP, KR, KZ, LC, LK, LR, LS, LT, LU, LV, MA, MD, MG, MK, MN, MW, MX, MZ, NO, NZ, OM, PH, PL, PT, RO, RU, SD, SE, SG, SI, SK, SL, TJ, TM, TN, TR, TT, TZ, UA, UG, US, UZ, VN, YU, ZA, ZM, ZW
European Patent Office (EPO) : AT, BE, CH, CY, DE, DK, ES, FI, FR, GB, GR, IE, IT, LU, MC, NL, PT, SE, TR
African Intellectual Property Organization (OAPI) : BF, BJ, CF, CG, CI, CM, GA, GN, GQ, GW, ML, MR, NE, SN, TD, TG
African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (ARIPO) : GH, GM, KE, LS, MW, MZ, SD, SL, SZ, TZ, UG, ZM, ZW
Eurasian Patent Organization (EAPO) : AM, AZ, BY, KG, KZ, MD, RU, TJ, TM