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Charles Lawrence Zitnick, Iii - Related organizations: Microsoft Corporation patents, Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc patents

Digital image edge detection

07/23/15 - 20150206319 - Edges are detected in a digital image including a plurality of pixels. For each of the plurality of pixels, a plurality of different edge assessments are made for that pixel. Each different edge assessment considers that pixel in a different position of a different pixel patch. The different edge assessments
Inventors: Piotr Dollar, Charles Lawrence Zitnick, Iii

Motion stabilization and detection of articulated objects

06/04/15 - 20150154454 - The techniques and systems described herein are directed to isolating part-centric motion in a visual scene and stabilizing (e.g., removing) motion in the visual scene that is associated with camera-centric motion and/or object-centric motion. By removing the motion that is associated with the camera-centric motion and/or the object-centric motion, the
Inventors: Piotr Dollar, Charles Lawrence Zitnick, Iii, Dennis I. Park

Motion stabilization and detection of articulated objects

11/20/14 - 20140341474 - The techniques and systems described herein are directed to isolating part-centric motion in a visual scene and stabilizing (e.g., removing) motion in the visual scene that is associated with camera-centric motion and/or object-centric motion. By removing the motion that is associated with the camera-centric motion and/or the object-centric motion, the
Inventors: Piotr Dollar, Charles Lawrence Zitnick, Iii, Dennis I. Park

Robust stereo depth system

10/16/14 - 20140307058 - The subject disclosure is directed towards a high resolution, high frame rate, robust stereo depth system. The system provides depth data in varying conditions based upon stereo matching of images, including actively illuminated IR images in some implementations. A clean IR or RGB image may be captured and used with
Inventors: Adam G. Kirk, Oliver A. Whyte, Sing Bing Kang, Charles Lawrence Zitnick, Iii, Richard S. Szeliski, Shahram Izadi, Christoph Rhemann, Andreas Georgiou, Avronil Bhattacharjee

Learned mid-level representation for contour and object detection

09/18/14 - 20140270489 - Various technologies described herein pertain to constructing mid-level sketch tokens for use in tasks, such as object detection and contour detection. Sketch patches can be extracted from binary images that comprise hand-drawn contours. The hand-drawn contours in the binary images can correspond to contours in training images. The sketch patches
Inventors: Joseph Jaewhan Lim, Piotr Dollar, Charles Lawrence Zitnick, Iii

Accelerating bitmap remoting by identifying and extracting 2d patterns from source bitmaps

09/11/14 - 20140254926 - Systems, methods and computer-readable storage media are disclosed for accelerating bitmap remoting by extracting non-grid tiles from source bitmaps. A server takes a source image, identifies possibly repetitive features, and tiles the image. For each tile that contains part of a possibly repetitive feature, the server replaces that part with
Inventors: Nadim Y. Abdo, Voicu Anton Albu, Charles Lawrence Zitnick, Iii

Object identification using 3-d curve matching

06/20/13 - 20130156329 - The claimed subject matter provides for systems and/or methods for identification of instances of an object of interest in 2D images by creating a database of 3D curve models of each desired instance and comparing an image of an object of interest against such 3D curve models of instances. The
Inventors: Richard Stephan Szeliski, Edward Hsiao, Sudipta Narayan Sinha, Krishnan Ramnath, Charles Lawrence Zitnick, Iii, Simon John Baker

Generating a depth map

04/25/13 - 20130100256 - Methods and systems for generating a depth map are provided. The method includes projecting an infrared (IR) dot pattern onto a scene. The method also includes capturing stereo images from each of two or more synchronized IR cameras, detecting a number of dots within the stereo images, computing a number
Inventors: Adam G. Kirk, Yaron Eshet, Kestutis Patiejunas, Sing Bing Kang, Charles Lawrence Zitnick, Iii, David Eraker, Simon Winder

Generating free viewpoint video using stereo imaging

04/18/13 - 20130095920 - Methods and systems for generating free viewpoint video using an active infrared (IR) stereo module are provided. The method includes computing a depth map for a scene using an active IR stereo module. The depth map may be computed by projecting an IR dot pattern onto the scene, capturing stereo
Inventors: Kestutis Patiejunas, Kanchan Mitra, Patrick Sweeney, Yaron Eshet, Adam G. Kirk, Sing Bing Kang, Charles Lawrence Zitnick, Iii, David Eraker, David Harnett, Amit Mital, Simon Winder

Detecting an interest point in an image using edges

11/08/12 - 20120281872 - Technology is described for detecting an interest point in an image using edges. An example method can include the operation of computing locally normalized edge magnitudes and edge orientations for the image using a processor to form a normalized gradient image. The normalized gradient image can be divided into a
Inventors: Charles Lawrence Zitnick, Iii

Video signature

10/11/12 - 20120257116 - Video signatures are generated when a small change in video information between consecutive frames N−1 and N is followed by a large change in video information between consecutive frames N and N+1. Information from frames N and/or N+1 is used to form a video signature.
Inventors: Seth Hendrickson, George Randell Dong, Saswata Mandal, Charles Lawrence Zitnick, Iii

Compressing and decompressing multiple, layered, video streams employing multi-directional spatial encoding

05/10/12 - 20120114037 - A process for compressing and decompressing non-keyframes in sequential sets of contemporaneous video frames making up multiple video streams where the video frames in a set depict substantially the same scene from different viewpoints. Each set of contemporaneous video frames has a plurality frames designated as keyframes with the remaining
Inventors: Simon Winder, Matthew T. Uyttendaele, Charles Lawrence Zitnick, Iii, Richard Szeliski, Sing Bing Kang

Image patch descriptors

04/26/12 - 20120099796 - Described herein are various technologies for generating descriptors for image patches. An image patch can be received, and gradients of pixels in the image patch can be determined. The gradients are normalized based upon an average magnitude of the gradients in a local spatial region with respect to a given
Inventors: Charles Lawrence Zitnick, Iii

Motion detection techniques for improved image remoting

12/08/11 - 20110299785 - Techniques are disclosed for acceleration techniques for improved image remoting. A rolling 2D hash of a first image sent to a client is computed. When the server has a second image to send to the client, it calculates a rolling 2D hash of the new image. It also calculates “pivot
Inventors: Voicu Anton Albu, Nadim Y. Abdo, Charles Lawrence Zitnick, Iii

Accelerating bitmap remoting by identifying and extracting patterns from source bitmaps through parallel processing techniques

10/20/11 - 20110255791 - Systems, methods and computer-readable storage media are disclosed for accelerating bitmap remoting by extracting patterns from source bitmaps. A server takes a source image, and performs an edge-detection operation on it. From this edge-detected image, connected segments of the image are determined by executing multiple iterations of a small operation
Inventors: Nadim Y. Abdo, Voicu Anton Albu, Charles Lawrence Zitnick, Iii, Max Alan Mcmullen

Accelerating bitmap remoting by identifying and extracting 2d patterns from source bitmaps

06/16/11 - 20110142334 - Systems, methods and computer-readable storage media are disclosed for accelerating bitmap remoting by extracting non-grid tiles from source bitmaps. A server takes a source image, identifies possibly repetitive features, and tiles the image. For each tile that contains part of a possibly repetitive feature, the server replaces that part with
Inventors: Nadim Y. Abdo, Voicu Anton Albu, Charles Lawrence Zitnick, Iii

Viewer-centric user interface for stereoscopic cinema

12/16/10 - 20100318914 - Described is a user interface that displays a representation of a stereo scene, and includes interactive mechanisms for changing parameter values that determine the perceived appearance of that scene. The scene is modeled as if viewed from above, including a representation of a viewer's eyes, a representation of a viewing
Inventors: Charles Lawrence Zitnick, Iii, Bryan K. Ressler, Sing Bing Kang, Michael F. Cohen, Jagannatha Koppal

Stereo movie editing

06/10/10 - 20100142801 - The stereo movie editing technique described herein combines knowledge of both multi-view stereo algorithms and human depth perception. The technique creates a digital editor, specifically for stereographic cinema. The technique employs an interface that allows intuitive manipulation of the different parameters in a stereo movie setup, such as camera locations
Inventors: Inventors: Simon J. Baker, Charles Lawrence Zitnick, Iii, Gerhard Florian SchroffSimon J. Baker, Charles Lawrence Zitnick, Iii, Gerhard Florian Schroff, Sanjeev Jagannath Koppal, Sing Bing Kang, Charles Lawrence Zitnick, Iii, Michael F. Cohen, Bryan Kent Ressler


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