new TOP 200 Companies filing patents this week

new Companies with the Most Patent Filings

Alexander Berestov patents

Recent patents with Alexander Berestov listed as an inventor - additional entries may be under other spellings.


Alexander Berestov - Related organizations: Sony Corporation patents, Juniper Networks, Inc. patents, Sony Electronics Inc. patents, Sony Electronics, Inc. patents, Sony Corporation And Sony Electronics, Inc. patents

Method and system to adaptively track objects

03/02/17 - 20170061241 - Various aspects of a method and system to track one or more objects in a video stream are disclosed herein. In accordance with an embodiment, the method includes computation of a first confidence score of a first geometrical shape that encompasses at least a portion of an object in a
Inventors: Houman Rastgar, Alexander Berestov

Method and system for object tracking

03/02/17 - 20170061229 - Various aspects of a method and system for object tracking are disclosed herein. The method comprises computation of an overlap value between a first bounding box and a second bounding box, associated with an object in an image frame of a video stream. The overlap values are utilized to track
Inventors: Houman Rastgar, Alexander Berestov

Calibration methods for thick lens model

08/04/16 - 20160227206 - The thick lens calibration method enables better calibration of complex camera devices such as devices with thick lens systems. The thick lens calibration method includes a two step process of calibrating using the distance between a second nodal point and an image sensor, and calibrating using the distance between the
Inventors: Xue Tu, Pingshan Li, Alexander Berestov

Method of fast and robust camera location ordering

08/04/16 - 20160223318 - A method to estimate a set of camera locations, in clockwise or counter-clockwise order, according to the videos captured by these cameras is described herein. In some embodiments, the cameras are assumed to be fixed, with no or very mild tilting angles and no rolling angles (the horizon is horizontal
Inventors: Cheng-yi Liu, Alexander Berestov

Image processing system for cluttered scenes and method of operation thereof

07/21/16 - 20160210523 - An image processing system and method of operation includes: a source image having source pixels; homogeneous blocks in the source image having a block color; a homogeneous region in the source image formed by merging the homogeneous blocks having the block color within a color threshold; a text background region
Inventors: Golnaz Abdollahian, Alexander Berestov, Hiromasa Naganuma, Hiroshige Okamoto

Text recognition system with feature recognition and method of operation thereof

07/21/16 - 20160210522 - A text recognition system and method of operation thereof including: a storage unit for storing a text unit; and a processing unit, connected to the storage unit, the processing unit including: a communication interface for receiving the text unit, a feature detection module for determining an isolated feature of the
Inventors: Golnaz Abdollahian, Alexander Berestov, Hiromasa Naganuma, Hiroshige Okamoto

Method and system for improving detail information in digital images

07/14/16 - 20160205331 - Various aspects of a method and a system for image processing are disclosed herein. The method includes processing an input image, which comprises structure information and detail information, using image processing (IP) blocks in an image processing pipeline. One or more of the IP blocks, such as the “lossy” IP
Inventors: Xiaogang Dong, Hiroaki Ebi, Jiro Takatori, Alexander Berestov, Kenichi Nishio, Tak Shing Wong

Automatic scaling of objects based on depth map for image editing

06/30/16 - 20160189342 - Automatic scaling of image objects being moved or copied to a target object location is presented. An original image and its depth map are received within which the user selects an original object and a target location for the object to be moved or copied. A center of scaling is
Inventors: Mohammad Gharavi-alkhansari, Golnaz Abdollahian, Alexander Berestov, Wei Ji, Hiroyuki Takeda, Daniel Usikov

Camera defocus direction estimation

11/05/15 - 20150317770 - Apparatus and methods for estimating defocus direction from a single image obtained, such as in a digital camera apparatus, are presented. To determine defocus direction, point spread function (PSF) differences for the image are evaluated in the frequency domain, with frequency pairs being found having largest difference in their Fourier
Inventors: Jianing Wei, Alexander Berestov

Imaging system with depth estimation mechanism and method of operation thereof

10/01/15 - 20150279043 - A system and method of operation of an imaging system includes: a capture module for receiving an input sequence with an image pair, the image pair having a first image and a second image and for determining a first patch from the first image and a second patch from the
Inventors: Somayeh Bakhtiari, Pingshan Li, Alexander Berestov

Natural user interface system with calibration and method of operation thereof

02/26/15 - 20150054820 - A natural user interface system and method of operation thereof including: providing a display screen having a range camera connected to the display screen in a known location relative to the display screen; determining a user's pointing vector as pointing towards the display screen; determining the user's pointing vector as
Inventors: Wei Ji, Alexander Berestov, Daniel Usikov, Golnaz Abdollahian, Keisuke Yamaoka, Jun Yokono

Close range natural user interface system and method of operation thereof

02/26/15 - 20150054740 - A natural user interface system and method of operation thereof including: a display device having a display screen and a display device camera; a mobile device having a mobile device camera, an optical axis of the mobile device camera positioned at an angle to an optical axis of the display
Inventors: Alexander Berestov, Jun Yokono

Systems and methods for parameter estimation of images

09/18/14 - 20140270479 - Systems and methods are disclosed for identifying the vanishing point, vanishing direction and road width of an image using scene identification algorithms and a new edge-scoring technique.
Inventors: Alexander Berestov, Cheng-yi Liu

System and method for efficiently generating device-dependent anaglyph images

08/07/14 - 20140218410 - A system for efficiently generating device-dependent anaglyph images includes a display device for presenting anaglyph images in a three-dimensional format. An anaglyph converter includes a conversion manager that interacts with system users to perform configuration procedures for generating anaglyph images. The configuration procedures are utilized to define one or more
Inventors: Sirui Hu, Alexander Berestov, Jianing Wei

Bit depth reduction techniques for low complexity image patch matching

07/31/14 - 20140212046 - Two different approaches for reducing the bit depth of the image data so as to reduce the computation and hardware requirement of image patch matching, with minimal loss of matching accuracy are described. Patch matching is able to be implemented in many different ways, but generally involves matching one area
Inventors: Tak Shing Wong, Alexander Berestov, Xiaogang Dong

System and method for effectively implementing a lens array in an electronic device

01/16/14 - 20140016016 - A system for implementing and utilizing a lens array in an electronic device includes a sensor array coupled to the electronic device for capturing image data corresponding to a photographic target. The lens array includes a plurality of lenses that each has a different respective principal focal length to transmit
Inventors: Alexander Berestov, Chuen-chien Lee, Hans Masli, Ali Tabatabai

Resource management system with resource optimization mechanism and method of operation thereof

10/03/13 - 20130262654 - A method for operating a resource management system includes: identifying a total-usage status of a resource currently being supplied; calculating a current production amount of supplying the resource using the total-usage status; calculating an assessment structure directly reflecting the current production amount; adjusting the assessment structure for modifying behavior associated
Inventors: Hans Masli, Chuen-chien Lee, Alexander Berestov, Tomofumi Okuda, Jeremy Saltzman

Building management system with privacy-guarded assistance mechanism and method of operation thereof

10/03/13 - 20130257626 - A method for operating a building management system includes: identifying a movement-pattern from a sensed attribute at a first sensor; determining a behavior-pattern at the first sensor when the movement-pattern matches a template-pattern; transmitting the behavior-pattern and the sensed attribute from the first sensor to a second sensor; and tracking
Inventors: Hans Masli, Chuen-chien Lee, Alexander Berestov, Tomofumi Okuda, Jeremy Saltzman

Method and apparatus for performing user inspired visual effects rendering on an image

10/04/12 - 20120249836 - Method and apparatus for performing visual effects rendering on an image are described. User specifications are processed for at least one visual effect for the image. Scene analysis information associated with the image may be accessed, wherein the scene analysis information is based on the user specifications and indicates at
Inventors: Gazi Ali, Alexander Berestov, Chuen-chien Lee

Automatic setting of zoom, aperture and shutter speed based on scene depth map

09/27/12 - 20120242796 - A Depth Map (DM) is able to be utilized for many parameter settings involving cameras, camcOrders and other devices. Setting parameters on the imaging device includes zoom setting, aperture setting and shutter speed setting.
Inventors: Florian Ciurea, Gazi Ali, Alexander Berestov, Chuen-chien Lee

Methods and systems for 2d to 3d conversion from a portrait image

07/19/12 - 20120183202 - A method for converting a 2D image into a 3D image includes receiving the 2D image; determining whether the received 2D image is a portrait, wherein the portrait can be a face portrait or a non-face portrait; if the received 2D image is determined to be a portrait, creating a
Inventors: Jianing Wei, Alexander Berestov, Chuen-chien Lee, Xue Tu, Xiaoling Wang

Method and apparatus for multiview image generation using depth map information

06/28/12 - 20120162193 - A method and apparatus for multiview image generation using depth map information is described. In one embodiment, a computer-implemented method comprises converting a input image and an input depth map into a projected image and a projected depth map using values from physical pixel locations that map to projected pixel
Inventors: Soo Hyun Bae, Alexander Berestov, Farhan Baqai, Seijiro Inaba, Ryota Kosakai, Naoya Katoh

Multi-view video and still 3d capture system

05/03/12 - 20120105593 - A camera or camcorder with a multi-view three dimensional (3D) attachment enables acquisition of 3D images and video which are then able to be displayed to a user without the need for specialized glasses. The multi-view 3D attachment captures at least 3 views of the same image from different angles
Inventors: Alexander Berestov, Jeongnam Youn

Super-resolution from 3d (3d to 2d conversion) for high quality 2d playback

05/03/12 - 20120105582 - A display is able to display 3D content in high resolution 2D by utilizing the many views contained in the 3D data and converting the 3D data into 2D data. In some embodiments, the 3D data is converted using shifts in different views of a pixel. In some embodiments, the
Inventors: Jeongnam Youn, Alexander Berestov

2d to 3d image and video conversion using gps and dsm

05/03/12 - 20120105581 - Converting two dimensional images to three dimensional images using Global Positioning System (GPS) data and Digital Surface Models (DSMs) is described herein. DSMs and GPS data are used to position a virtual camera. The distance between the virtual camera to the DSM is used to reconstruct a depth map. The
Inventors: Alexander Berestov, Chuen-chien Lee

Method and apparatus for converting a two-dimensional image into a three-dimensional stereoscopic image

04/12/12 - 20120086775 - A method and apparatus for converting a two-dimensional image into a stereoscopic three-dimensional image. In one embodiment, a computer implemented method of converting a two-dimensional image into a stereoscopic three-dimensional image including for each pixel within a right eye image, identifying at least one corresponding pixel from a left eye
Inventors: Soo Hyun Bae, Farhan Baqai, Alexander Berestov

Safe mode transition in 3d content rendering

03/22/12 - 20120068996 - A method for rendering 3D content in a safe mode includes receiving images to be rendered in a 3D format, and detecting, in the received images, at least one image having a 3D content creation or conversion error that creates an uncomfortable 3D effect to a user. The method may
Inventors: Alexander Berestov, Xue Tu, Xiaoling Wang, Jianing Wei

Method and system to control a non-gesture controlled device using gesture interactions with a gesture controlled device

12/22/11 - 20110310298 - A television set. The television set includes a display, a gesture detector, a transceiver, a processor, and a memory component. The display is operable to render images. The gesture detector is operable to detect gesture interactions, e.g., initiation of gesture control operation. The transceiver is operable to communicate with an
Inventors: Alexander Berestov, Hans Masli

2d to 3d image conversion based on image content

08/04/11 - 20110188780 - A method for converting a 2D image into a 3D image includes receiving the 2D image; analyzing content of the received 2D image; determining a 2D-to-3D image conversion method based on a result of the content analysis; generating the 3D image by applying the determined method to the received 2D
Inventors: Xiaoling Wang, Alexander Berestov, Jianing Wei, Xue Tu

Fast depth map generation for 2d to 3d conversion

08/04/11 - 20110188773 - A method for generating a depth map for a 2D image includes receiving the 2D image; analyzing content of the received 2D image; determining a depth map based on a result of the content analysis; refining the determined depth map using an edge-preserving and noise reducing smoothing filter; and providing
Inventors: Jianing Wei, Xue Tu, Xiaoling Wang, Alexander Berestov

Three or higher dimensional graphical user interface for tv menu and document navigation

07/21/11 - 20110179376 - A three or more dimensional (3+D) graphical user interface (GUI) uses detected three dimensional (3D) hand movements or other input devices to navigate a displayed two dimensional (2D), three dimensional, or 3+D representation of a corresponding menu, document, or data set. Specific hand motions may be used that correspond to
Inventors: Alexander Berestov, Chuen-chien Lee

Joint high dynamic range compression and noise reduction

09/23/10 - 20100238190 - A high dynamic range (HDR) compression method and apparatus modeled after the heat equation describing temperature changes in a thin plate. This approach allows combining high dynamic range compression together with noise reduction in a single process, to be performed within the same iteration of the heat equation. Noise reduction
Inventors: Florian Ciurea, Alexander Berestov

Signal processing system

12/31/09 - 20090322916 - A signal processing system includes: defining a nonlinear function; defining a set of requirements for an output signal; obtaining an input signal; applying a cubic polynomial fitting to approximate the nonlinear function and provide an approximated nonlinear function; assigning a set of fitted polynomial parameters to the approximated nonlinear function;
Inventors: Xiaoling Wang, Alexander Berestov, Takami Mizukura, Naoya Katoh

Method and apparatus for performing touch-based adjustments within imaging devices

10/15/09 - 20090256947 - A camera and method which selectively applies image content adjustments to elements contained in the image material. By way of example, the method involves registration of user touch screen input and determination of the arbitrary extent of a specific element in the captured image material at the location at which
Inventors: Florian Ciurea, Alexander Berestov, Chuen-chien Lee

Shared color sensors for high-resolution 3-d camera

09/24/09 - 20090237493 - In one embodiment, an apparatus for three-dimensional (3-D) image acquisition can include: (i) first and second lenses configured to receive light from a scene; (ii) first, second, third, and fourth sensors; (iii) a first beam splitter arranged proximate to the first lens, where the first beam splitter can provide a
Inventors: Alexander Berestov

Method of high dynamic range compression with detail preservation and noise constraints

06/25/09 - 20090161953 - A method for high dynamic range compression uses a modified cumulative histogram as a compression curve. This curve is computed from the cumulative histogram of the image with constraints that the local derivative on the curve does not exceed a certain limit. The limit is fixed along the curve or
Inventors: Florian Ciurea, Alexander Berestov

Content based adjustment of an image

04/02/09 - 20090087016 - A video input signal is analyzed to detect image content and image properties, wherein detecting the image content includes automatically deriving image features. A content group is determined for the video input signal based on the detected image content, the content group including predefined image properties. The image properties of
Inventors: Alexander Berestov, Chuen-chien Lee


### Alexander Berestov patent invention listings

The bibliographic references displayed about Alexander Berestov's patents are for a recent sample of Alexander Berestov's publicly published patent applications. The inventor/author may have additional bibliographic citations listed at the USPTO.gov. FreshPatents.com is not associated or affiliated in any way with the author/inventor or the United States Patent/Trademark Office but is providing this non-comprehensive sample listing for educational and research purposes using public bibliographic data published and disseminated from the United States Patent/Trademark Office public datafeed. This information is also available for free on the USPTO.gov website. If Alexander Berestov filed recent patent applications under another name, spelling or location then those applications could be listed on an alternate page. If no bibliographic references are listed here, it is possible there are no recent filings or there is a technical issue with the listing--in that case, we recommend doing a search on the USPTO.gov website.

###



Sign up for the FreshPatents.com FREE Keyword Monitor and check for keyword phrases (ie. "RFID" , "wireless", "web development", "fuel cells" etc.)...You will be notified when new patent applications and inventions are published that match your keywords. Also you can save for later research public patent/invention documents using our FREE Organizer. It takes only 30 seconds to sign up or login.

Advertise on FreshPatents.com - Rates & Info

###

FreshPatents.com Support - Terms & Conditions