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1. (WO2006085827) METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR FORMING A PANORAMIC IMAGE
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Pub. No.:    WO/2006/085827    International Application No.:    PCT/SG2006/000024
Publication Date: 17.08.2006 International Filing Date: 10.02.2006
Chapter 2 Demand Filed:    05.12.2006    
IPC:
G03B 37/00 (2006.01), H04N 101/00 (2006.01)
Applicants: CREATIVE TECHNOLOGY LTD [SG/SG]; 31 International Business Park,, Creative Resource, Singapore 609921 (SG) (For All Designated States Except US).
LIOW, Yuen Khim [SG/SG]; (SG) (For US Only).
GOH, Siang Thia [SG/SG]; (SG) (For US Only).
LIU, Guoran [SG/SG]; (SG) (For US Only)
Inventors: LIOW, Yuen Khim; (SG).
GOH, Siang Thia; (SG).
LIU, Guoran; (SG)
Agent: ALBAN TAY MAHTANI & DE SILVA; 39 Robinson Road, #07-01, Robinson Point, Singapore 068911 (SG)
Priority Data:
11/056,597 11.02.2005 US
Title (EN) METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR FORMING A PANORAMIC IMAGE
(FR) PROCEDE ET DISPOSITIF DE CREATION D'UNE IMAGE PANORAMIQUE
Abstract: front page image
(EN)A method for forming a panoramic image using a camera. The method comprises taking a first photograph using the camera. On a display of the camera a blending area is formed. The blending area includes a part of a first image of the first photograph displayed on the display. The camera is moved before being prepared to take a second photograph. In the blending area only, a pixel matching process is performed for determining an alignment of the portion of the first image in the blending area and part of a second image of the second photograph in the blending area. A camera is also disclosed.
(FR)L'invention concerne un procédé de création d'une image panoramique au moyen d'un appareil photo. Ledit procédé consiste à prendre une première photographie au moyen de l'appareil photo. Une zone de mixage est formée sur un écran de l'appareil photo. La zone de mixage comporte une partie d'une première image de la première photographie affichée sur l'écran. L'appareil photo est déplacé avant d'être préparé pour la prise d'une deuxième photographie. Dans la zone de mixage uniquement, un processus d'appariement de pixels est réalisé afin de déterminer un alignement de la partie de la première image et d'une partie de la deuxième image de la deuxième photographie. L'invention concerne également un appareil photo.
Designated States: AE, AG, AL, AM, AT, AU, AZ, BA, BB, BG, BR, BW, BY, BZ, CA, CH, CN, CO, CR, CU, CZ, DE, DK, DM, DZ, EC, EE, EG, ES, FI, GB, GD, GE, GH, GM, HR, HU, ID, IL, IN, IS, JP, KE, KG, KM, KN, KP, KR, KZ, LC, LK, LR, LS, LT, LU, LV, LY, MA, MD, MG, MK, MN, MW, MX, MZ, NA, NG, NI, NO, NZ, OM, PG, PH, PL, PT, RO, RU, SC, SD, SE, SG, SK, SL, SM, SY, TJ, TM, TN, TR, TT, TZ, UA, UG, US, UZ, VC, VN, YU, ZA, ZM, ZW.
African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (BW, GH, GM, KE, LS, MW, MZ, NA, SD, SL, SZ, TZ, UG, ZM, ZW)
Eurasian Patent Organization (AM, AZ, BY, KG, KZ, MD, RU, TJ, TM)
European Patent Office (AT, BE, BG, CH, CY, CZ, DE, DK, EE, ES, FI, FR, GB, GR, HU, IE, IS, IT, LT, LU, LV, MC, NL, PL, PT, RO, SE, SI, SK, TR)
African Intellectual Property Organization (BF, BJ, CF, CG, CI, CM, GA, GN, GQ, GW, ML, MR, NE, SN, TD, TG).
Publication Language: English (EN)
Filing Language: English (EN)