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automatic focus

[¦ȯd·ə¦mad·ik ′fō·kəs]
(optics)
A device in a camera or enlarger which automatically keeps the objective lens in focus through a range of magnification.
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Automatic focus and Automatic keystone, which provide optimum image quality
An Automatic Focus Control (AFC) allows for high part accuracy and repeatability, more consistent processed parts, and reduced programming and setup time.
He confirmed that the new ISP design library enables image enhancement and Automatic Focus (AF) functions to be integrated onto a single CIS chip, thereby widening the appeal of CIS chips for use in a broader range of mobile handset applications including MP3 players, PMPs and PDAs.
The NP60 achieves a very quick setup due to key features like automatic focus and automatic keystone correction.
NYSE: GAI) today announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Global Optics Limited ("Global Optics"), has developed a new CMOS camera module (CCM) incorporating an innovative automatic focus function.
NYSE:A) today introduced a high-brightness LED (light-emitting diode) specifically designed to provide the illumination required to operate the automatic focus function of a digital still camera under low-light conditions, and at a range up to 3 meters.
Fundamental optical design has been combined with innovations in image stabilization, automatic focus, and digital servo control systems to produce the high value-added production lenses that today service the global marketplace.
Automatic focus control to retain focus over long-term experiments.
To support automatic focus, the sensor is designed to maintain a designated setting even when the incidence angle changes, enabling users to take both close-ups and far away shots with user friendly features that are found on digital cameras.
The OV3620 is a complete system-on-a-chip that supports functions such as automatic focus, zooming, panning, mechanical shutter control, automatic exposure control, automatic gain control, automatic white balance, windowing, and black level calibration and is easily programmable through a serial interface.
New features include an automatic focus mechanism with manual override ability, a magnification range that has been broadened to 3.
The Company has also been responsible for a number of world firsts: the first camera with a built-in flash, the first automatic focus (AF) camera, and the first color print paper with a life span of more than 100 years.

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