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Listing for abstract view: USPTO application #, Title, Abstract excerpt,Patent Agent. Listing format for list view: USPTO National Class full category number, title of the patent application. 01/27/2011 > 69 patent applications in 34 patent subcategories. recently filed with US Patent Office
20110019871 - Device for creating and/or processing an object signature, monitoring device, method and computer program: The invention relates to a device (2) for creating and/or processing an object signature of an object from a scene, wherein the object signature is designed to describe and/or identify the object, comprising a characteristic extraction unit (5) designed to extract at least one characteristic value of the object from... Agent: Michael J. Striker
20110019870 - Embedding interactive data into an audiovisual content by watermarking: A method for referencing and interconnecting contents, applications and metadata to an audiovisual content is described, especially for iTV of for distribution on DVD, which comprises the step of inserting a digital watermark into the audiovisual content during an audiovisual content encoding step, the digital watermark being possibly used for... Agent: Dykas & Shaver LLP
20110019869 - Method and systems for processing text found in images: An image containing text (e.g., a surveillance camera photo that includes a vehicle license plate) is analyzed to determine the text (e.g., by an OCR technique). The recognized text is then stored in a database. The image is digitally watermarked with an identifier that associates the image with the database... Agent: Digimarc Corporation
20110019868 - Method for image positioning: A method for image positioning is provided. The method is configured for positioning image data captured by a C-arm device and includes the steps of: providing an indication module, providing a database, reading the image data, comparing the image data, deriving a coordinate conversion system, and calculating the image data.... Agent: Stites & Harrison PLLC
20110019872 - Paper identifying apparatus and paper identifying method: A bill identification apparatus which accurately identifies an authenticity of a watermarked area formed on a bill is provided. The bill identification apparatus has light receiving parts (81c, 82c) which respectively receive reflected lights from a front surface and a rear surface of a watermarked image formed on the bill... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.
20110019874 - Device and method for determining gaze direction: An eye tracker device (200) comprises a diffractive beam expander (207) to provide two substantially collimated illuminating light beams (B11, B12). The collimated light beams (B11, B12) provide two reflection spots (G1, G2) appearing in the image of the eye. The gaze direction (GZD) is calculated from the positions of... Agent: Locke Lord Bissell & LiddellIPDocket Department
20110019875 - Image display device: On a table type image display device A, a display (105) displays objects D1, D2 as materials of business discussion. For example, when participants P1 and P2 of the discussion speak according to the common object D2, i.e., when a conflict between a plurality of participants occurs for an object... Agent: Holtz, Holtz, Goodman & Chick PC
20110019873 - Periphery monitoring device and periphery monitoring method: A flow calculating section 50 calculates a three-dimensional optical flow at each of measurement points, based on moving information of the respective measurement points calculated by a moving information calculating section 30, and position information acquired by a position information acquiring section 40. A collision determining section 60 determines whether... Agent: Sidley Austin LLP
20110019876 - Systems and methods for detecting alignment errors: A method of detecting an alignment error includes the steps of controlling a first portion of one or more imaging units to image on a substrate a first plurality of substantially parallel lines extending along a first direction and a second plurality of substantially parallel lines extending along a second... Agent: Mccracken & Frank LLP
20110019879 - Adaptive motion estimation: Some embodiments of the invention provide a method for adaptively performing motion estimation. In some embodiments, the method initially performs a first motion estimation operation. It then determines whether the estimated error in the result of the first motion estimation is greater than a particular threshold. If not, the method... Agent: Adeli & Tollen, LLP
20110019880 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method, storage medium storing image processing program, and electronic device: An image processing apparatus for performing registration processing on a plurality of images by calculating a motion vector between the plurality of images includes a motion vector measurement region setting unit that sets a plurality of motion vector measurement regions for measuring the motion vector, a motion vector calculation unit... Agent: Holtz, Holtz, Goodman & Chick PC
20110019877 - Method and apparatus for monitoring a production line: A method for monitoring a production line, in which objects are conveyed over conveyance paths between machines, whereby digital images of the production line are created, is characterized by the steps of (a) generating a reference image sequence, such that it images at least one area of a conveyance path... Agent: The Dial Corporation
20110019878 - System and method to compensate for respiratory motion in acquired radiography images: A system and method to compensate for respiratory motion in imaging of instruments introduced into the subject anatomy is provided. The system can include an imaging system in communication with a controller. The controller can include a memory with program instructions for execution by the processor to perform the steps... Agent: Ge Healthcare,IPDepartment
20110019881 - Method of creating dictionary for soil detection of a sheet, sheet processing apparatus, and sheet processing method: According to one embodiment, a method of creating a dictionary for soil detection of a sheet includes dividing a sensible area in first and second adjustment images into a plurality of areas, calculating a first characteristic amount of each divided area of the first adjustment image, calculating a second characteristic... Agent: Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, LLP
20110019887 - Displaying and navigating computer-aided detection results on a review workstation: Display and navigation for multiple computer-aided detection (CAD) detections is described. A medical image is displayed to a viewer, and a request is received to instantiate CAD-assisted viewing. A timewise presentation sequence for the CAD detections is automatically computed according to a predetermined sequencing criterion. For each CAD detection, an... Agent: Hologic Patent Department Attn Darry Pattinson
20110019883 - Immunoassay analysis method: A method and system for analysis of immunoassays, and more specifically to an improved analysis of chromatographic assays, often referred to as a lateral flow assay is disclosed. These assays commonly employ a test strip utilizing visible particles as the labels for the analytes to be detected, where, as an... Agent: Alston & Bird LLP
20110019882 - Information processing apparatus and information processing method: A report concerning the contents obtained by interpretation based on a medical image can be efficiently created without any constraints of expression. An information processing apparatus according to this invention includes an image analysis unit which acquires information concerning a region name or disease name based on an analysis result... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division
20110019886 - Medical image processing apparatus, method, and program: A method of detecting a pleural plaque candidate from a medical image, which includes the steps of obtaining a medical image representing a subject, extracting a lung field area from the obtained medical image, comparing a contour of the extracted lung field with a comparison contour obtained by causing an... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20110019885 - Methods and apparatus for registration of medical images: In methods and an apparatus for registering two medical images of a subject, a first image is compared with a first anatomical atlas and a second image with a second anatomical atlas, to generate labels for anatomical features in each image. The first anatomical atlas has at least two anatomical... Agent: Schiff Hardin, LLP Patent Department
20110019888 - Reducing noise in digital images: A target digital image is received from an image sensor. The image is contaminated by noise of unknown magnitude that is represented by a reference digital image. A process is applied that uses statistical analysis of the target digital image and of the reference digital image to estimate a magnitude... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C. (bo)
20110019884 - Stereotactic computer assisted surgery based on three-dimensional visualization: A computer assisted surgical system that includes an apparatus (110) for imaging a region of interest of a portion of an anatomy of a subject; a memory containing executable instructions; and a processor programmed using the instructions to receive two or more two-dimensional images of the region of interest taken... Agent: Lerner, David, Littenberg, Krumholz & Mentlik
20110019890 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and program: A processing is executed for identifying an image area which blocks an observation target, and removing the identified area. An image processing apparatus 10 is provided, which allows multiple projection drawings to be generated by projecting a three-dimensional image from any projecting direction and determines a removal target area, out... Agent: Mattingly & Malur, P.C.
20110019891 - Medical imaging process for triple-energy modeling, and device for implementing such a process: A method for X-ray imaging of a body using an imaging device comprising an image sensor and an X-ray emitter which operates at different emission spectra, wherein the method includes: acquiring a first image resulting from the passage through the body of X-rays emitted by the X-ray emitter with a... Agent: General Electric Company Ge Global Patent Operation
20110019892 - Method and apparatus for visually supporting an electrophysiological catheter application: A method for visually supporting an electrophysiological catheter application is provided. An electroanatomical 3D mapping data of a region of interest in the heart is visualized. A 3D image data of the region of interest is captured before the catheter application. A 3D surface profile of objects in the region... Agent: Siemens Corporation Intellectual Property Department
20110019893 - Method and device for controlling the ablation energy for performing an electrophysiological catheter application: A device and a method for controlling ablation energy for performing an electrophysiological catheter application are provided. Measured parameters that are characteristic for guidance of a catheter are received by a communication module. The characteristic parameter values are compared with at least one predefined threshold value by a control module.... Agent: Siemens Corporation Intellectual Property Department
20110019889 - System and method of applying anatomically-constrained deformation: System and method of generating a warp field to generate a deformed image. The system and method use segmentation in a new method of image deformation with the intent of improving the anatomical significance of the results. Instead of allowing each image voxel to move in any direction, only a... Agent: Michael Best & Friedrich LLP
20110019895 - Tomographic equipment, imaging system provided therewith, and imaging data acquisition method: A cross-sectional area calculation section calculates a cross-sectional area of a subject as physical quantity with respect to a size of the subject, and an NEC calculation section calculates a noise equivalent count NEC as physical quantity for evaluating an image. The C-NEC calculation section calculates a noise equivalent count... Agent: Cheng Law Group, PLLC
20110019894 - Ultrasonic diagnostic apparatus and control program thereof: An ultrasonic diagnostic apparatus includes a physical quantity calculator for setting correlation windows to echo signals via ultrasound of a biological tissue and lying on the same sound rays which belong to frames different in time, and performing a correlation arithmetic operation between the correlation windows to calculate a physical... Agent: Patrick W. Rasche (20459) Armstrong Teasdale LLP
20110019896 - Precision registration of x-ray images to cone-beam ct scan for image-guided radiation treatment: A method for precision registration of X-ray images to cone-beam CT scan for image-guided radiosurgery includes acquiring 2-D pre-treatment X-ray images of a region of interest, acquiring a 2-D X-ray image of the region of interest at approximately a time of treatment, registering the 2-D X-ray image with a corresponding... Agent: Accuray/bstz Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP
20110019897 - Cell-image analyzing apparatus: A cell-image analyzing apparatus is intended to analyze, using a cell image, a cell collective that forms a colony, and is provided with a computer. The cell-image analyzing apparatus has an image analysis software that makes the computer function as a boundary element extracting means for extracting boundary elements of... Agent: Holtz, Holtz, Goodman & Chick PC
20110019898 - Cell-image analyzing apparatus: A cell-image analyzing apparatus is provided with a computer, for classifying cells using plural channels of fluorescence cell images on a specimen that contains plural kinds of cells and is stained with specific fluorochromes in accordance with the kinds of cells. The cell image analyzing apparatus has an image analysis... Agent: Holtz, Holtz, Goodman & Chick PC
20110019900 - Device for processing paper sheets or the like: A paper sheet processing apparatus capable of preventing conveyance failure of a paper sheet. The apparatus includes a bill insertion slot, a bill conveyance mechanism capable of conveying a bill inserted from the bill insertion slot, a bill reader reading the bill conveyed by the bill conveyance mechanism, an authenticity... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.
20110019899 - Money handling system: In a money handling system in which the number of stacking units is smaller than the number of denomination, banknotes are efficiently sorted by denomination while a deposit process is performed. A money handling system comprises: an operation unit 106 configured to receive an instruction for deposit acceptance in a... Agent: Renner Kenner Greive Bobak Taylor & Weber
20110019901 - Money handling system: In order to intuitively inform a reject reason, a money handling system 100 includes: a reception unit configured to take banknotes one by one thereinto; a recognition unit configured to recognize the banknotes taken by the reception unit; a stacking unit configured to stack banknotes; a reject unit configured to... Agent: Renner Kenner Greive Bobak Taylor & Weber
20110019903 - Method for processing a three-dimensional image of the surface of a tire so that it can be used to inspect the said surface: Method for inspecting a zone of the surface of a tire, said surface comprising markings in relief, wherein the three-dimensional profile of the surface to be inspected is determined, characteristic points on the surface to be inspected are located and these points are matched with the corresponding points originating from... Agent: Cohen, Pontani, Lieberman & Pavane LLP
20110019902 - Photogrammetric methods and apparatus for measurement of electrical equipment: A method is disclosed comprising: imaging a feature of a component of an electrical power transmission system for example in combination with a reference component or feature of known dimensions, the reference component or feature comprising a reference, to produce one or more images; analyzing the one or more images... Agent: Lambert Intellectual Property Law
20110019904 - Method for displaying a virtual image: A method for displaying a virtual image of three dimensional objects in an area using stereo recordings of the area for storing a pixel and a height for each point of the area. A method is obtained of enabling displaying of vertical surfaces or even slightly downwards and inwards inclined... Agent: Venable LLP
20110019906 - Method for the three-dimensional synthetic reconstruction of objects exposed to an electromagnetic and/or elastic wave: A method for synthetic reconstruction of objects includes: extracting criteria from a knowledge base; extracting, from sensed signals filtered by the criteria, weak signals; extracting, from the weak signals, weak signals of interest; removing noise from and amplifying the weak signals of interest and obtaining useful weak signals; identifying useful... Agent: Baker & Hostetler LLP
20110019905 - Three-dimensional authentication of mircoparticle mark: A system, method, and apparatus for authenticating microparticle marks or marks including other three-dimensional objects. The authentication utilizes two or more sets of information captured or acquired for the mark in response to illumination of the mark by electromagnetic energy such as in the visible frequency range. These sets of... Agent: Patterson Thuente Christensen Pedersen, P.A.
20110019907 - Method for identifying marked images using statistical moments based at least in part on a jpeg array: Briefly, embodiments of a method of identifying marked images, in which higher order statistical moments based at least in part on a JPEG array are employed, is described... Agent: Connolly Bove Lodge & Hutz LLP
20110019909 - Device and method for detecting whether an image is blurred: The present invention is directed to a method for detecting or predicting (302, 602) whether a test image is blurred. In one embodiment, the method includes extracting a training statistical signature (366) that is based on a plurality of data features (362, 364) from a training image set (14, 16),... Agent: Roeder & Broder LLP
20110019908 - Multi-class poisson disk sampling: A multi-class sampling component (MCSC) is described for selecting samples associated with two or more sampling classes to produce output information. The overall set of samples in the output information exhibits a desirable Poisson distribution. Further, each subset of samples associated with each respective class exhibits a Poisson distribution. The... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110019910 - Image processing system: An image processing system capable of reducing an operation time required to generate a high image quality image, includes an image obtaining section that obtains an input image having been captured; a characteristic region information obtaining section that obtains information indicating a characteristic region in the input image; a model... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20110019912 - Detecting and correcting peteye: Peteye is the appearance of an unnatural coloration (not necessarily red) of the pupils in an animal appearing in an image captured by a camera with flash illumination. Systems and methods of detecting and correcting peteye are described. In one aspect a classification map segmenting pixels in the input image... Agent: Hewlett-packard Company Intellectual Property Administration
20110019911 - Image processing method, image processing apparatus, and computer-readable medium: An image processing apparatus comprises a division unit configured to divide an input image into a plurality of tiles of a predetermined size; a resolution conversion unit configured to convert the input image into a low-resolution image; and a determination unit configured to determine an attribute of a tile of... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto
20110019914 - Method and illumination device for optical contrast enhancement: A method and an illumination device is provided for optical contrast enhancement of an object through a spatially and/or temporally modulated illumination of the object by way of at least one light projection unit, wherein the spatial and/or temporal modulation of the illumination of the object is determined using a... Agent: Muncy, Geissler, Olds & Lowe, PLLC
20110019913 - System and method of generating color correction matrix for an image sensor: A system and method of generating a color correction matrix (CCM) for an image sensor are disclosed. Quantum efficiency (QE) spectra of pixels of the image sensor illuminated by a physical light source are measured. Subsequently, color values of the image sensor and color values in a predetermined color space... Agent: Stout, Uxa, Buyan & Mullins LLP
20110019915 - Methods and data structures for multiple combined improved searchable formatted documents including citation and corpus generation: Searchable annotated formatted documents are produced by correlating documents stored as photographic or scanned graphic representations of an actual document (evidence, report, court order, etc.) with textual version of the same documents. A produced document will provide additional details in a data structure that supports citation annotation as well as... Agent: Kendyl A Roman
20110019916 - Interactive document reading: A system for assisting a user in extracting information from a document set including at least one original document 2 having content comprises: a pen 201 arranged to make pen strokes on a representation of the document 2, a recording system 232 238 242 arranged to record the position of... Agent: Hewlett-packard Company Intellectual Property Administration
20110019918 - Pattern matching system, pattern matching method, and pattern matching program: A problem to be solved is to provide a pattern matching system and the like which can match patterns including time change with high accuracy and safety. The problem can be solved by a pattern matching system which includes a template storage unit, a feature extraction unit, and a matching... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20110019917 - System and method for automating document search and report generation: A method for processing a customer request comprises receiving a request, sending the requests to a data provider; receiving a document image from the data provider, performing pattern data extraction on the document image, and preparing a customized report. Additionally, a system for processing customer requests comprises a receiving module... Agent: Klein, O'neill & Singh, LLP
20110019919 - Automatic modification of web pages: Systems and methods for quickly and easily getting information about, or included in, a paper document into a public or private digital page. One embodiment of an example system includes a scanner that generates scan information from at least a portion of a paper document and a processing system that... Agent: Perkins Coie, LLP
20110019921 - Image matching device, image matching method and image matching program: Image matching device 300 of the invention includes feature image extracting sections 303, 304 extracting one or more partial object images containing a local structural feature from an object image and extracting one or more partial reference images containing the local structural feature from each reference image, first image detecting... Agent: Foley And Lardner LLP Suite 500
20110019920 - Method, apparatus, and program for detecting object: A region where a detecting target object exists is extracted by a comparison between an evaluated value indicating a probability that the detecting target object exists and a threshold, through the process of producing a differential image between different frames in plural frames constituting a continuous image, of setting an... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20110019922 - System and method for defining a search window: A system and method for defining a window to search a region of interest for processing a road image, the search window having a longitudinal orientation directed according to the height of the image and being laterally delimited by two edges. The shape of the search window is adapted to... Agent: Matthew R. Jenkins, Esq.
20110019923 - Method for analyzing image for cell observation, image processing program, and image processing device: The contour of a cell being observed is extracted from a cell observation image obtained by an imaging device, and a cell model made by modeling the outer shape of the cell is adapted. The direction in which the cell being observed is predicted to move is derived using the... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20110019924 - Prioritizer system for target acquisition: A system having an approach for prioritizing targets for an order of capturing the targets photographically or otherwise. Prioritizing is based on cost of obtaining or capturing the target for viewing or photographing in high resolution. One acquisition mechanism is for obtaining a wide field of view of a scene... Agent: Honeywell/stw Patent Services
20110019926 - Document processing device, document processing system, computer readable medium, and document processing method: A document processing device includes: an extraction unit that extracts a first image of an element from a read image of a medium to which the element is affixed; an accepting unit that accepts first information for specifying processing to be performed to a document, the first information being to... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20110019925 - Methods and systems for a closest match search: A system to generate an index for a closest match search is described. The system receives a corpus of information that includes member information. The system parses the member information to generate signatures for each of the members and stores the signatures in the index. The signatures are unique to... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner/ebay
20110019927 - Image processing method, apparatus and program: The performance of image processing is assured by executing region segmentation of an image at high speed. Pixels are classified into clusters conforming to a feature such as color. In a case where a suitable cluster for classifying a pixel is undefined, a new cluster is defined and the pixel... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto
20110019928 - Image processing method, image processing apparatus, and program: Every time clustering processing for a predetermined number of pixels is complete, a small cluster having the number of allocated pixels, which is equal to or smaller than a pixel count threshold, is discriminated. The small cluster, which is discriminated to have the number of allocated pixels equal to or... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto
20110019929 - Image encoding device and image encoding method: An image encoding device includes: a first encoding unit for encoding image data using a fixed-quantizing parameter to calculate a generated code amount; a second encoding unit for encoding the image data using multiple different quantizing parameters for each of the quantizing parameters as the image data of an intra... Agent: Frommer Lawrence & Haug
20110019930 - Image encoding device and image encoding method: An image encoding device includes: a first encoding unit for calculating a generated code amount by encoding image data for each GOP (Group of Picture); a code amount control unit for setting quantization information for realizing a target generated code amount based on the generated code amount; a quantization information... Agent: Frommer Lawrence & Haug
20110019931 - Image recording device, image recording method and program: There is provided an image recording device, including: a highly-gradating unit for highly-gradating an input image having a first gradation depth, thereby generating a high gradation image having a second gradation depth higher than the first gradation depth; an image quantizing unit for quantizing the high gradation image generated by... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.
20110019932 - Device and method for estimating defocus blur size in an image: A method for estimating a defocus blur size (520) in a defocused blurred input image (14) includes the steps of removing at least a portion of any content correlation (464) from the input image (14) to generate a decorrelated image, and computing an autocorrelation matrix (570) from the decorrelated image.... Agent: Roeder & Broder LLP
20110019933 - Information processing apparatus, line noise reduction processing method, and computer-readable storage medium: An information processing apparatus performs first filter processing to combine pixels of an image along a predetermined direction. A line noise image is extracted by executing second filter processing for the processed image along a direction different from the predetermined direction. The extracted line noise image is subtracted from the... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto
20110019934 - Block artifact reducer: A block artifact reduction system is provided. An apparatus for reducing block artifact in an image sequence according to some embodiments of the present invention includes a motion detection unit that detects a motion signal from a first frame of an image signal and a second frame of the image... Agent: Haynes And Boone, LLPIPSection
20110019935 - Reducing noise in an image: A computer-implemented method for reducing noise in an image includes receiving a first image in a computer system. The first image depicts an interior of an item and is generated using a technique that provides imaging at selected depths in the item. The first image represents a first interior section... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C. (tc)
20110019936 - Imaging system with multiframe scaler: An electronic device may have a camera module and a host subsystem. The camera module may include a camera sensor and associated image processing and data formatting circuitry. The image processing and data formatting circuitry may include an image processor that produces unscaled images frames using data from the camera... Agent: Treyz Law Group01/20/2011 > 54 patent applications in 32 patent subcategories. recently filed with US Patent Office
20110013802 - Content objects with computer instructions steganographically encoded therein, and associated methods: Various improvements to digital watermarking are disclosed. For example, a digitally watermarked object can steganographically convey a payload that includes computer instructions (e.g., JAVA, ActiveX, or HTML) that—when decoded—control some manner of operation of an associated instruction processor. One application is a digital movie that, when double-clicked, automatically executes a... Agent: Digimarc Corporation
20110013803 - Method and apparatus for hiding data for halftone images: We propose methods for generating a halftone image, in which each pixel takes one of two tone values. The generated image contains hidden data, which is present at data storage pixels chosen using a pseudo-random number generator. In a first case, the data is hidden within an existing halftone image... Agent: Schwabe Williamson & Wyatt Pacwest Center, Suite 1900
20110013805 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and interface apparatus: In order to detect a specific detection object from an input image, a color serving as a reference is calculated in a reference image region. The difference for each color component between each pixel in the detection window and the reference color is calculated. Whether or not the detection object... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20110013804 - Method for normalizing displaceable features of objects in images: A method normalizes a feature of an object in an image. The feature of the object is extracted from a 2D or 3D image. The feature is displaceable within a displacement zone in the object, and wherein the feature has a location within the displacement zone. An associated description of... Agent: Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories, Inc.
20110013806 - Methods of object search and recognition: Embodiments of the invention disclose techniques for processing of machine-readable forms of unfixed or flexible format. An auxiliary brief description may be optionally specified to determine the spatial orientation of the image. A method of searching for elements of a document comprises the following main operations in addition to the... Agent: Hahn And Moodley, LLP
20110013807 - Apparatus and method for recognizing subject motion using a camera: A method for recognizing a subject motion using a camera is provided, in which each of the previous and current image frames received from the camera is split into multiple image blocks, motion blocks are detected among the image blocks based on a difference between previous and current pixel values... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, LLP
20110013808 - Texture sensing: A device for modeling a texture is described. An example device may include a plurality of image sensors, a data storage, and a processor operatively associated with the data storage and adapted to execute computer implemented instructions to capture a set of images of a surface with one or more... Agent: Dorsey & Whitney LLP Intellectual Property Department
20110013809 - Information processing apparatus, block detection method, and program: There is provided an information processing apparatus according to the present invention including a Hough transform unit executing the Hough transformation on a biometrics image which is image information unique to a living body, and a block detection unit detecting whether a block having a predetermined shape is included in... Agent: Lerner, David, Littenberg, Krumholz & Mentlik
20110013811 - Broadcasting receiver: In a broadcasting receiver, the receiver is so operated as not to disturb viewing by audiences other than an operator. The broadcasting receiver has an image pickup unit for photographing images of televiewers, a face detection unit for detecting faces of the televiewers from the photographed image, an individual discrimination... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP
20110013812 - Entrance control system having a camera and control method thereof: An entrance control system having a camera, and a method thereof of controlling entrance are provided. The entrance control system not only controls entrances through a use of an authentication tool based on biometric recognition, but also photographs a person attempting an entry through the camera, maps the information into... Agent: Stein Mcewen, LLP
20110013810 - System and method for automatic tagging of a digital image: A system for automatically tagging a digital image includes an electronic device having a face detector for receiving a digital image and determining whether the digital image contains at least one face. A faceprint generator generates a faceprint representing a face detected in the digital image. A matching operation attempts... Agent: Warren A. Sklar (soer) Renner, Otto, Boisselle & Sklar, LLP
20110013813 - Electronic device having authentication function and authentication method: An electronic device includes a sensor for acquiring data which is input while a relative position of the living body with respect to the sensor is changed, a first authentication portion for obtaining a first detection pattern based on a group of data acquired by the sensor during a period... Agent: Fujitsu Patent Center Fujitsu Management Services Of America, Inc.
20110013814 - Method and apparatus for authenticating biometric scanners: A method and apparatus for authenticating a biometric scanner involves estimating unique intrinsic characteristics of the scanner (scanner pattern), that are permanent over time, and can identify a scanner even among scanners of the same manufacturer and model. Image processing and analysis are used to extract a scanner pattern from... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC
20110013815 - Method and device for providing a segmented volume data record for a virtual colonoscopy, and computer program product: A method and a device are disclosed for providing a segmented volume data record for a virtual colonoscopy, the volume data record having image information relating to the intestines of a creature, which intestines have been labeled by a first and a second contrast agent. In at least one embodiment,... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C
20110013816 - Respiration determination apparatus: The present invention relates to a respiration determination apparatus and method for determining respiration of a person (3). The apparatus comprises a bronchial tree image data set providing unit (12), which provides a bronchial tree image data set showing a bronchial tree. The apparatus comprises further a bronchial tree detection... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards
20110013818 - 3d medical image segmentation: A treatment planning apparatus comprises a means for receiving a three dimensional representation of a patient, a means for displaying at least a part of the representation, a means for user-designation of sub-regions of the representation, and a computing means adapted to segment the representation into a region within an... Agent: Sunstein Kann Murphy & Timbers LLP
20110013817 - Method for suppressing streak artifacts in images produced with an x-ray imaging system: A method for reconstructing images from a set of acquired projection views weights the value backprojected into each image voxel depending on whether the backprojected raysum passes through a highly attenuating region in the subject of the image. If the raysum exceeds an attenuation threshold value, the backprojected values are... Agent: Quarles & Brady LLP
20110013819 - Breast tissue density measure: A method of processing a mammogram image to derive a value for a parameter useful in detecting differences in breast tissue in subsequent images of the same breast or relative to a control group of such images, said derived parameter being an aggregate probability score reflecting the probability of the... Agent: Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge LLP
20110013821 - Image analysis method for cell observation, image-processing program, and image-processing device: An image-processing program for cell observation comprises obtaining a first image showing a plurality of cells in an observation region, the first image being captured by an imaging device, and a second image showing the observation region, the second image being captured by the imaging device a predetermined time before... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20110013820 - Methods and systems for measuring a property of a macromolecule: The present disclosure provides methods of measuring a property of a macromolecule. The methods generally involve applying an empirically learned correction term to a test metric to generate a high-accuracy measurement. The present disclosure further provides a computer program product and a computer system for carrying out a subject method.... Agent: Bozicevic, Field & Francis LLP
20110013822 - Check cashing automated banking machine controlled responsive to data bearing records: An automated banking machine operates responsive to data read from data bearing records to cause financial transfers. The machine includes a card reader that reads data from user cards corresponding to financial accounts. The machine can communicate with a host computer to cash financial checks. The machine can read check... Agent: Ralph E. Jocke Walker & Jocke
20110013823 - Method of evaluation by comparison of an acquired image with a reference image: A method for evaluating the surfaces of a tire, said surfaces being molded with rigid elements, wherein a collection of N images of a given zone of the tire is constituted based on the images originating from one or more tires, each of the images of the collection being constituted... Agent: Cohen, Pontani, Lieberman & Pavane LLP
20110013824 - Inspection area setting method, inspection area setting apparatus, and computer program product: To provide an inspection area setting method including: extracting patterns from a plurality of sampling positions in a design layout data of a die of a semiconductor integrated circuit; classifying the extracted patterns into a plurality of types fewer than number of the extracted patterns, based on similarity of geometric... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20110013825 - Method and apparatus for analyzing defect data and a review system: In a process for manufacturing a semiconductor wafer, defect distribution state analysis is performed so as to facilitate identification of the defect cause including a device cause and a process cause by classifying the defect distribution state according to the defect position coordinates detected by the inspection device, into one... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP
20110013826 - Test structure for charged particle beam inspection and method for defect determination using the same: A test structure and method thereof for determining a defect in a sample of semiconductor device includes at least one transistor rendered grounded. The grounded transistor is preferably located at least one end of a test pattern designed to be included in the sample. When the test structure is inspected... Agent: Muncy, Geissler, Olds & Lowe, PLLC
20110013827 - Method for obtaining a position match of 3d data sets in a dental cad/cam system: Disclosed is a method for designing tooth surfaces of a digital dental prosthetic item existing as a 3D data set using a first 3D model of a preparation site and/or of a dental prosthetic item and a second 3D model, which second model comprises regions which match some regions on... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto
20110013828 - Stereoscopic format converter: A device and method for converting one stereoscopic format into another. A software-enabled matrix is used to set forth predefined relationships between one type of format as an input image and another type of format as an output image. The matrix can then be used as a look-up table that... Agent: Reald Inc. - Patent Department
20110013829 - Image processing method and image processing apparatus for correcting skin color, digital photographing apparatus using the image processing apparatus, and computer-readable storage medium for executing the method: Provided are an image processing method and an image processing apparatus for performing skin color correction for removing freckles and wrinkles by using mask pixels spaced apart from a center pixel by a predetermined number of pixels, a digital photographing apparatus using the image processing apparatus, and a computer readable... Agent: Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP Attn: Patent Docket Dept.
20110013830 - Image quality evaluation system, method and program: Disclosed is a picture quality evaluation system that comprises a difference calculation part, which calculates the difference between data that represent a feature value of a pixel set comprising at least 1 pixel that constitutes a first image and data that represent a feature value of a pixel set comprising... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20110013831 - Image coding apparatus, image coding method and computer readable medium storing program: An image coding apparatus includes: a transformation unit that transforms spatial domain image data having plural pixels, by a pixel block including plural pixels as a unit, into plural coefficient groups each including plural frequency domain coefficients; a grouping unit that classifies the plural coefficient groups into plural groups for... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20110013832 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method and computer-readable medium: An image processing apparatus includes a selecting unit, a boundary strength calculating unit and a color replacing unit. When M representative colors include first and second colors, and N intermediate color between the first and second colors, the selecting unit selects the first and second colors and the N intermediate... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20110013833 - Multimedia color management system: A color management system is described herein. Various embodiments of a method described herein can include receiving source color content that is associated with a source device, and transforming the source color content into destination color content for rendering on one or more destination devices. Various embodiments of an apparatus... Agent: Lee & Hayes, PLLC
20110013834 - Apparatus and method for feature-based dynamic contrast enhancement: A feature-based contrast enhancement apparatus comprises a histogram calculator, a feature value calculator, a first combining circuit, a histogram equalizer and a remapper. By keeping the hardware cost as low as a picture-based contrast enhancement apparatus, the invention has an advantage of suppressing the background noise and enhancing the image... Agent: Muncy, Geissler, Olds & Lowe, PLLC
20110013835 - Contact area measurement device and method for measuring contact area: A novel contact area measuring apparatus is provided. The contact area measuring apparatus includes a light transmissive substrate 6 in contact with a specimen 7, illumination means for illuminating the light transmissive substrate 6 with white light from the opposite side of the light transmissive substrate 6 to the specimen... Agent: Masuvalley & Partners
20110013836 - Multiple-object tracking and team identification for game strategy analysis: A method for automatically tracking multiple objects from a sequence of video images that may extract raw data about participating elements in a sporting, or other event, in a way that does not interfere with the actual participating elements in the event. The raw data may include the position and... Agent: Fox Rothschild LLP Princeton Pike Corporate Center
20110013837 - Hierarchical recursive image segmentation: An image is segmented into image regions. Each of the image regions is represented by a respective vertex. A graph of the vertices interconnected by edges, each of which has a respective edge weight value, is built. The graph is partitioned into respective disjoint subgraphs based on the edge weight... Agent: Hewlett-packard Company Intellectual Property Administration
20110013840 - Image processing method and image processing apparatus: To provide an image processing apparatus which robustly performs segmentation on an image including an object such as a moving person with its deformation. The image processing apparatus includes: an image inputting unit (101) which receives temporally successive images; a motion analyzing unit (102) which calculates motions of blocks using... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack L.L.P.
20110013838 - Moving image extracting apparatus, program and moving image extracting method: There is provided a moving image extracting apparatus including a blur value obtaining unit to obtain a blur value which indicates a blur degree of each frame constituting a moving image, a segment determining unit to discriminate the moving image between a stable segment of which variance of the blur... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.
20110013839 - Procede de determination d'une region d'interet dans une image: e
20110013841 - Boundary extraction method: A computer-implemented method for creating an ordered set of shoreline boundary points by transforming data from remotely sensed imagery of shorelines is provided. A water data set and an edge data set are transformed into a set of 3-point boundary segments having a specific head and tail point and the... Agent: Naval Research Laboratory Associate Counsel (patents)
20110013842 - Poisson disk sample maps: A map encoding module is described for creating a sample map in which sample values are placed within respective cells of an organizing grid structure, as governed, in part, by a Poisson disk distribution. The map encoding module efficiently represents the locations of the samples using respective integer values. A... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110013843 - System and method for compiling images from a database and comparing the compiled images with known images: A method and system for discovering from a database an object which is confusingly similar with a known object. A database, such as the internet, is searched for objects which, when discovered, may be duplicated and stored. A determination is then made if any object from the database is confusingly... Agent: Ibm Corporation
20110013844 - Image quality evaluation method, image quality evaluation system, and program: Disclosed is a picture quality evaluation method that evaluates the quality of a second image based on alternating current component measurements for a pixel set in a first image and alternating current component measurements for a pixel set in a second image in the same location as the pixel set... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20110013846 - Image processing apparatus and image processing method: An image processing apparatus includes: an image processing apparatus comprising: a template image extracting section that extracts a template image from blade images obtained by capturing blades periodically arrayed in a jet engine; an image comparing section that compares the template image with the blade images; an image selecting section... Agent: Scully Scott Murphy & Presser, PC
20110013845 - Optimal subspaces for face recognition: A technique for optimizing object recognition is disclosed. The technique includes receiving at least one image of an object and at least one reference image. The technique further includes identifying at least one performance metric corresponding to an object recognition task. The identified performance metric is optimized to generate the... Agent: General Electric Company Global Research
20110013847 - Identifying picture areas based on gradient image analysis: In one embodiment, a method for identifying areas in a document image is provided. The method comprises generating binarized and gradient images based on the document image; and performing a classification operation to classify areas in the document image into one of a noise area and a picture area based... Agent: Hahn And Moodley, LLP
20110013848 - Image processing apparatus and method for controlling the same: An image processing apparatus that generates image data having a high dynamic range by combining a plurality of image data having different exposure amounts includes: an input unit configured to input a plurality of M-bit image data; a determining unit configured to determine reference image data serving as an exposure... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto
20110013850 - Generating entropy encoded data indexing auxiliary information to assist quick jpeg decoding at jpeg encoding phase: A JPEG encoding process may generate entropy encoded data indexing auxiliary information. With the assistance of such auxiliary information, a quick JPEG decoder is implemented to significantly improve the performance of processing large sized JPEG images on the mobile systems with limited computation power.... Agent: Patent Law Group LLP
20110013849 - Image encoding device and image decoding device: An image encoding device includes: an image division section for dividing one frame of image into a plurality of image fragments, grouping the plurality of image fragments into N sets (N: an integer of 2 or more), and outputting the N sets of image fragments as N partial images; an... Agent: Mark D. Saralino (pan) Renner, Otto, Boisselle & Sklar, LLP
20110013851 - Method and system for pipelined processing in an integrated embedded image and video accelerator: A method and system for pipelined processing in an integrated embedded image and video accelerator is described. Aspects of a system for pipelined processing in an integrated embedded image and video accelerator may include circuitry that enables pipeline processing of video data within a single chip, wherein the pipeline processing... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd
20110013852 - Approach for determining motion vector in frame rate up conversion: One embodiment of the present invention sets forth a frame-up conversion method for preparing an interpolated frame. The method comprises (a) selecting a second block neighboring a first block within a first frame, (b) defining a first search window according to a second motion vector for the second block to... Agent: Ren-sheng International
20110013853 - Approach for determining motion vector in frame rate up conversion: One embodiment of the present invention sets forth a method for determining a first motion vector for a first block in a first frame. The method includes selecting a plurality of candidate blocks corresponding to the first block and a first set of candidate motion vectors for the plurality of... Agent: Ren-sheng International
20110013854 - Image data compression apparatus, decompression apparatus, compressing method, decompressing method, and storage medium: An image compression apparatus includes: a line memory unit for holding pixel values for at least one immediately previous line in the lines to be processed of an image to be compressed; a division unit for dividing pixels of the line to be processed into 2n-pixel blocks; a first estimation... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20110013855 - Image processing apparatus: An image processing apparatus includes a first noise removal unit which removes noise from a pixel signal when a level of the signal falls outside a range defined by first and second threshold levels, a cyclic calculation unit which makes a cyclic calculation based on weighted averaging between signals on... Agent: Cowan Liebowitz & Latman P.C. John J Torrente01/13/2011 > 52 patent applications in 28 patent subcategories. recently filed with US Patent Office
20110007933 - 3d image processing: Three dimensional image processing is described for example, for digital rendering of real-world objects, medical imaging applications and digital effects rendering. In an example, a 3D image processing apparatus takes a binary volume representation of a three dimensional image and forms an embedding function substantially consistent with the binary volume.... Agent: Lee & Hayes, PLLC
20110007935 - Digital watermarking in data representing color channels: The present disclosure relates to digital watermarking. One claim recites a method to detect two or more different digital watermarks in media. The method includes: receiving captured imagery of the media, the captured imagery comprising a plurality of image frames; for a first image frame applying a first watermark detector... Agent: Digimarc Corporation
20110007936 - Encoding and decoding media signals: The present disclosure relates generally to encoding and decoding signals from media signals. One claim recites an apparatus comprising: electronic memory for storing blocks of a media signal; an electronic processor programmed for: determining a detection metric for the blocks, the detection metric comprising a measure of coincidence of detection... Agent: Digimarc Corporation
20110007937 - Method and system for measuring an object of interest: This invention relates to a system and method for measuring an object of interest (101). According to the invention, the system comprises a frame (120) having a plurality of holes (121) arranged in known positions and extending in known directions, each of the holes being arranged to cooperate with a... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards
20110007932 - Method for identifying motion video content: A method for identifying motion video content, forming a registered fingerprint database in advance for video contents of broadcasting video signals, wherein said method at least comprises the steps of storing a consecutive of video frame images of a motion video content to be identified into a frame buffer; obtaining... Agent: Ji Zhang
20110007934 - Securing of documents by means of digital watermark information: In the production of a document, image information is incorporated into a plurality of layers of the document such that the pieces of image information are combined into a total image. The image information in at least two of the layers includes digital watermark information. The entirety of the digital... Agent: Lerner Greenberg Stemer LLP
20110007940 - Automated target detection and recognition system and method: Methods and apparatus are provided for recognizing particular objects of interest in a captured image. One or more salient features that are correlative to an object of interest are detected within a captured image. The captured image is segmented into one or more regions of interest that include a detected... Agent: Honeywell/ifl Patent Services
20110007945 - Fast algorithm for streaming wavefront: The invention is generally directed to the field of image processing, and more particularly to a method and an apparatus for determining a wavefront of an object, in particular a human eye. The invention discloses a method and an apparatus for real-time wavefront sensing of an optical system utilizing two... Agent: Bausch & Lomb Incorporated
20110007939 - Image-based tracking: A method of image-tracking by using an image capturing device. The method comprises: performing an image-capture of a scene by using an image capturing device; and tracking movement of the image capturing device by analyzing a set of images by using an image processing algorithm.... Agent: Law Offices Of Boris G. Tankhilevich
20110007941 - Precisely locating features on geospatial imagery: Methods for locating a feature on geospatial imagery and systems for performing those methods are disclosed. An accuracy level of each of a plurality of geospatial vector datasets available in a database can be determined. Each of the plurality of geospatial vector datasets corresponds to the same spatial region as... Agent: Carr & Ferrell LLP
20110007942 - Real-time tracking system: There is provided a real-time tracking system and a method associated therewith for identifying and tracking objects moving in a physical region, typically for producing a physical effect, in real-time, in response to the movement of each object. The system scans a plane, which intersects a physical space, in order... Agent: Baker & Hostetler LLP
20110007943 - Registration apparatus, checking apparatus, data structure, and storage medium (amended: A registration apparatus, a checking apparatus, a data structure, and a storage medium that are capable of achieving an improved authentication accuracy are provided. The registration apparatus includes an image acquisition unit configured to acquire a venous image for a vein of a living body, an extraction unit configured to... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20110007944 - System and method for occupancy estimation: A system generates occupancy estimates based on a Kinetic-Motion (KM)-based model that predicts the movements of occupants through a region divided into a plurality of segments. The system includes a controller for executing an algorithm representing the KM-based model. The KM-based model includes state equations that define each of the... Agent: Kinney & Lange, P.A.
20110007938 - Thermal and short wavelength infrared identification systems: A method and apparatus for preventing fratricide including an emitter that emits a signaling code at a wavelength, the signaling code representing a coded message; a receiver that captures an image of a field of view including the emitter and generates image information corresponding to the captured image; a translation... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20110007946 - Unified system and method for animal behavior characterization with training capabilities: In general, the present invention is directed to systems and methods for finding the position and shape of an object using video. The invention includes a system with a video camera coupled to a computer in which the computer is configured to automatically provide object segmentation and identification, object motion... Agent: Alston & Bird LLP
20110007947 - Subject position determination method, program product for determining subject position, and camera: A subject position determination method includes: generating a plurality of binarized images of a target image based upon color information or brightness information of the target image; calculating an evaluation value used to determine a subject position in the target image for each of the plurality of binarized images; and... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20110007948 - System and method for automatic stereo measurement of a point of interest in a scene: A system for performing a three dimensional stereo measurement that uses a sensor for obtaining a sensor image of a scene, and a database for providing first and second reference images of the scene that are a stereo pair of images. At least one processing system is responsive to an... Agent: Harness Dickey & Pierce, PLC
20110007949 - Methods for performing biometric recognition of a human eye and corroboration of same: A method of biometric recognition is provided. Multiple images of the face or other non-iris image and iris of an individual are acquired. If the multiple images are determined to form an expected sequence of images, the face and iris images are associated together. A single camera preferably acquires both... Agent: Pryor Cashman, LLP
20110007950 - System and method for monitoring protective garments: The wearing of required medical garments by caregivers and other persons is detected through the use of a digital imaging system and methods that employ digital imaging. The medical garments include colors, symbols or other features that allow them to be identified by the system. A moving object within an... Agent: Richard Deutsch
20110007951 - System and method for identification of fingerprints and mapping of blood vessels in a finger: In accordance with an embodiment of the invention, there is provided an apparatus for characterizing and identifying a human. The apparatus comprises a light imaging device that images topography of a surface of a portion of human anatomy, and an infrared imaging device that images infrared radiation of the same... Agent: Hamilton, Brook, Smith & Reynolds, P.C.
20110007955 - Apparatus and method for barcoded magnetic beads analysis: A Light Transmitted Assay Beads or digital magnetic microbead having a digitally coded structure that is partially transmissive and opaque to light. When hundreds or thousands of LITAB are settled down to the bottom of a microwell in a microplate or a planar surface, the barcode can be decoded by... Agent: Marshall, Gerstein & Borun LLP
20110007952 - Enhanced visualizations for ultrasound videos: A method estimates a pattern of change of a patient, specifically a change in the respiration pattern. An ultrasound video is segmented into groups of pictures (GOPs). Pixels from the first GOP are used to initialize a change model. Based on the change model, a change pattern for a next... Agent: Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories, Inc.
20110007953 - Method and device for post-processing measured values registered by way of an imaging system: A method is disclosed for post-processing measured values of a tissue region including at least part of a heart, which measured values were registered by way of an imaging system. In at least one embodiment, the method includes at least: generating an at least three-dimensional data record from the measured... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C
20110007954 - Method and system for database-guided lesion detection and assessment: A method and system for automatically detecting lesions in a 3D medical image, such as a CT image or an MR image, is disclosed. Body parts are detected in the 3D medical image. Anatomical landmarks, organs, and bone structures are detected in the 3D medical image based on the detected... Agent: Siemens Corporation Intellectual Property Department
20110007958 - Apparatus and method for generation of attenuation map: A method of image reconstruction corrected for attenuation is provided for use with radioemission-based imaging, such as SPECT and PET. This method includes collecting measured emission projection data. The emission projection data, a reconstruction of the emission projection data, and a priori organ information are collectively analyzed to generate a... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards
20110007959 - Ct surrogate by auto-segmentation of magnetic resonance images: When modeling anatomical structures in a patient for diagnosis or therapeutic planning, an atlas (26) of segmented co-registered CT and MRI anatomical structure reference images can be accessed, and an image of one or more such structures can be selected and overlaid with an MRI image of corresponding structure(s) in... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards
20110007957 - Imaging apparatus and control method therefor: An imaging apparatus that captures a tomographic image of a subject includes: a first tomographic image acquisition unit to acquire a first tomographic image of the subject, a tomographic image analysis unit to analyze the first tomographic image, an image capturing parameter setting unit to set an image capturing parameter... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division
20110007956 - Sinogram processing to reduce metal artifacts in computed tomography: A method is disclosed for reconstructing image data of an examination object from measurement data, wherein the measurement data was captured as projection data during a relative rotational movement between a radiation source of a computed tomography system and the examination object. In at least one embodiment, a first image... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C
20110007960 - Bank note processing device and authenticating method: A bill processing apparatus capable of conducting accurately an authenticity judgment of a bill, which is caused to expand or contract, and an authenticity judgment process method employed therein. The bill processing apparatus includes a bill reader reading a bill, a reference data storage part storing an allowable range acceptable... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.
20110007961 - Defect classification method, computer storage medium, and defect classification apparatus: A defect classification apparatus of the present invention includes a design unit and a diagnosis unit. In the design unit, a model creation unit combines a defect template in a template storage unit with a teaching image to create a defect model, and a classification class setting unit calculates feature... Agent: Posz Law Group, PLC
20110007962 - Overlay information over video: In accordance with a particular embodiment of the invention, a method for geotagging an image includes receiving an image of a real-world scene. Location information may be received corresponding to the image. The location information may identify the location of the real-world scene. The image may be synchronized with the... Agent: Baker Botts LLP
20110007963 - Combiner for improving handwriting recognition: Various technologies and techniques are disclosed that improve handwriting recognition operations. Handwritten input is received in training mode and run through several base recognizers to generate several alternate lists. The alternate lists are unioned together into a combined alternate list. If the correct result is in the combined list, each... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20110007964 - System and method for machine-assisted human labeling of pixels in an image: A user interface and method is embodied on a computer readable medium and executable on a computer. The user interface is a labeler which labels only foreground pixels of an image stored in a computing environment. The labeler operates in a Region mode/state and Brush mode/state, and includes a Tentative... Agent: Fay Sharpe LLP / Xerox - Parc
20110007968 - Image evaluation method, image evaluation system and program: Disclosed is a picture quality evaluation method with which the amount of pixel change in a pixel set of a specified size is calculated between specified frames of a first image, and weighting processing based on the amount of pixel change is applied to a first picture quality value calculated... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20110007966 - Image processing apparatus, image processing system, image processing method and image processing program: An image processing apparatus MFP includes a memory for storing color data of a plurality of picture elements together with a correlation to identification information for identifying each picture element, and storing a reference value and a statistical value for each of a predetermined number of baskets; a classifying unit... Agent: Sidley Austin LLP
20110007967 - Method and arrangement for retrieving information comprised in a barcode: A method of retrieving information comprised in a barcode is disclosed. The method comprises detecting that the barcode is present in a first image having a first image quality and capturing a first region, acquiring, when it is detected that the barcode is present, a second image having a second... Agent: Ericsson Inc.
20110007965 - Quantitative method for evaluation of fiber tear associated with removal of a first layer that was adhered to a second layer: A method is provided for quantitatively evaluating fiber tear associated with removal of a cover that was adhered to a spine of bound pages of at least one book. The method includes optically imaging the spine of each book from which the cover was removed and generating a corresponding at... Agent: Xerox Corporation (cdfs)
20110007969 - Method and apparatus for correcting lens shading: A lens shading correction method and apparatus are provided for removing vignetting occurring in digital images due to lens shading. A white image captured by an image pickup device and an image pickup unit is separated into reference white images corresponding to color channels. A vignetting center having a maximum... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, LLP
20110007970 - System and method for segmenting text lines in documents: Methods and systems of the present embodiment provide segmenting of connected components of markings found in document images. Segmenting includes detecting aligned text. From this detected material an aligned text mask is generated and used in processing of the images. The processing includes breaking connected components in the document images... Agent: Fay Sharpe LLP / Xerox - Parc
20110007971 - Method for recognizing pattern, pattern recognizer and computer program: The invention relates to a pattern recognizer, which, in order to recognize the pattern fast and with lowest possible computing power, comprises a memory (12) for storing area-specific reference values (REF) calculated on the basis of image information of image areas containing parts of the pattern to be recognized, and... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20110007972 - Image processing device, image processing method and computer-readable medium: An image-processing device comprises an acquisition section that acquires a binary image; a figure part identifying section that identifies a figure part in the binary image; a line segment identifying section that identifies line segments included in the figure part; a specific line segment extracting section that determines whether each... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20110007973 - Apparatus for removing image noise and method thereof: The present invention relates to an apparatus for removing image noise and a method thereof. There is provided with an apparatus for removing image noise including a buffer register that divides image signals in an n*n area obtained from an image sensor into brightness components and chroma components to store... Agent: Lowe Hauptman Ham & Berner, LLP
20110007974 - Object detection apparatus and method: The present invention discloses an object detection apparatus and method. A feature extracting section of the present invention comprises: a feature point extracting section, for extracting a combination of predetermined feature point pairs from an image; a pixel value obtaining section, for obtaining a pixel value of each feature point... Agent: Dickstein Shapiro LLP
20110007975 - Image display apparatus and image display method: According to embodiments, an image display apparatus includes: a face detection processing section configured to detect face areas included in video content to generate face cut-out images including the face areas; a face clustering processing section configured to group a plurality of face cut-out images included in the video content... Agent: SprinkleIPLaw Group
20110007976 - Image data compression apparatus and image data compression program storage medium: The image data compression apparatus includes a reversible compression section that applies reversible compression processing to to-be-compressed data made of a series of numeric values; an irreversible compression section that applies irreversible compression processing to to-be-compressed data made of a series of numeric values; and a compression control section that... Agent: Mcginn Intellectual Property Law Group, PLLC
20110007977 - Encoding and decoding an image or image sequence divided into pixel blocks: A method and apparatus are provided for coding an image or a sequence of images, generating a data stream including data representative of pixel groups, referred to as blocks, in one of the images. The method includes: grouping blocks in a cluster of blocks according to the proximity of their... Agent: Westman Champlin & Kelly, P.A.
20110007978 - Method of compressing input stroke sequence: where ci are coefficients selected to model characteristics of the input strokes, and α represents either an x or a y co-ordinate.... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd
20110007979 - Image data compression involving sub-sampling of luma and chroma values: Chroma values in image data may be sub-sampled, thereby obtaining sub-sampled chroma values. The sub-sampled chroma values may be compressed, thereby obtaining compressed, sub-sampled chroma values. Luma values in the image data may be compressed, thereby obtaining sub-sampled luma values. Edge information for the luma values that are discarded as... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20110007980 - Dose reduction and image enhancement in tomography through the utilization of the objects surroundings as dynamic constraints: Image reconstruction methods are described where the characteristics of the surroundings of the patient in the scanner image field are used as supplemental information in the reconstruction process to reduce the dose, reduce scan times, scan number and/or improve the image quality of the reconstructed image.... Agent: John P. O'banion O'banion & Ritchey LLP
20110007981 - Method and apparatus for image processing for massive parallel dna sequencing: This invention relates to a method and apparatus for image processing, and more particularly, this invention relates to a method and apparatus for processing image data generated by bioanalytical devices, such as DNA sequencers. An object of the present invention is to remove artifacts such as noise, blur, background, non-uniform... Agent: Stanley Osher
20110007983 - Method and apparatus of detecting image objects: An image object detection apparatus includes a noise filtering block for removing image noise an input image, an image scaling block for scaling the noise-removed input image to produce a scaled input image, an image conversion block for dividing the scaled input image into multiple regions and converting the divided... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20110007982 - Methods and systems for reducing compression artifacts: Aspects of the present invention are related to systems and methods for reducing compression artifacts. Decoded and displayed images and videos that have been compressed may exhibit visually objectionable artifacts. Aspects of the present invention relate to methods and systems for reducing visible artifacts by selectively filtering an image region... Agent: Kristine Elizabeth Matthews01/06/2011 > 56 patent applications in 31 patent subcategories. recently filed with US Patent Office
20110002503 - Identification documents and authentication of such documents: The present invention relates generally to identification documents. One claim recites an apparatus to authentic an identification document. The identification document comprising first machine-readable information including a first plural-bit message, and semantic information carried on or in the identification document. The apparatus includes: a first reader to read the first... Agent: Digimarc Corporation
20110002502 - Image data compensation for optical or spatial error in an array of photosensitive chips: A method of processing image data from a multi-chip array with a plurality of photosensitive chips aligned substantially in a transverse direction, including: generating, using a processor for at least one specially programmed computer, a Δy or Δx optical error value equal to a difference in process and transverse directions,... Agent: Simpson & Simpson, PLLC
20110002504 - System and/or method for image tamper detection: The subject matter disclosed herein relates to techniques for detecting tampering of digital image data.... Agent: Connolly Bove Lodge & Hutz LLP
20110002508 - Digitally-generated lighting for video conferencing applications: A method of improving the lighting conditions of a real scene or video sequence. Digitally generated light is added to a scene for video conferencing over telecommunication networks. A virtual illumination equation takes into account light attenuation, lambertian and specular reflection. An image of an object is captured, a virtual... Agent: At & T Legal Department - Ndq
20110002506 - Eye beautification: Sub-regions within a face image are identified to be enhanced by applying a localized smoothing kernel to luminance data corresponding to the sub-regions of the face image. An enhanced face image is generated including an enhanced version of the face that includes certain original pixels in combination with pixels corresponding... Agent: Tessera/fotonation Patent Legal Dept.
20110002509 - Moving object detection method and moving object detection apparatus: A moving object detection method with which a region of a moving object is accurately extracted without being affected by a change in shape or size or occlusion of the moving object and in which a distance indicating a similarity between trajectories of an image in each of the blocks... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack L.L.P.
20110002507 - Obstacle detection procedure for motor vehicle: m
20110002505 - System and method for analysis of image data: A method and apparatus for optical damage assessment using an existing imaging focal plane array and a fixed or moving set of optics and filters. Advantages include cost reductions and improved reliability due to fewer components arid therefore fewer points of failure.... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20110002510 - Operator interface for face and iris recognition devices: A primarily hand-held or adjustable-mount iris recognition device wherein feedback to the operator is provided by visible illumination or imagery projected onto the face of the subject, as well as an audio signal, while infra-red illumination is projected onto the face of the subject as an illumination source for an... Agent: Keith J. Hanna Global Rainmakers, Inc.
20110002511 - Mole identifying device, and personal authentication device, method, and program: A mole identifying method having the following steps: inputting a multispectral image photographed using an imaging device and composed of a plurality of spectra; detecting mole candidates from said multispectral image; and identifying said mole candidates as a true mole or false mole based on the absorption spectra of said... Agent: Mr. Jackson Chen
20110002514 - Determination and monitoring of laser energy: The invention relates to an apparatus and a method for determining the energy of a laser. In particular, the invention relates to an initial determination of a laser energy and the monitoring of the laser energy preferably of an excimer laser for use in a refractive laser system for treatment... Agent: Bond, Schoeneck & King, PLLC
20110002512 - Information processor, method of detecting factor influencing health, and program: Provided is an information processor which detects factors, in a video, influencing health, and which includes: an image input unit which receives a series of image data to process a plurality of consecutive still images constituting the video; a feature-quantity calculation unit which calculates a feature quantity of each still... Agent: Mattingly & Malur, P.C.
20110002513 - Medical apparatus and method of using the same for generating a virtual road map guide of a patient's anatomy and annotate the images: A method of displaying and recording a medical image during an intra-body medical procedure, providing a medical image to a medical image acquisition system acquiring a plurality of medical imaging video signals wherein signals are acquired from a transmitting medical device in the medical device's native resolution having a central... Agent: Law Offices Of Michael Leccese, P.C.
20110002515 - Medical image interpretation system: In embodiments, a medical image interpretation system has at least a medical image storing part, a medical image referring part, a medical record storing part, a process controlling part, an information extraction processing part, an image region specifying part, and an image processing part. The process controlling part specifies a... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.
20110002516 - Method and device for dividing area of image of particle in urine: An objective is to provide a method and an apparatus for accurately extracting a region of an object particle from a urine particle image obtained by taking an image of urine particles in a urine specimen having varying properties. First, a first object region is extracted using one or more... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP
20110002517 - Method for analyzing a tube system: A method of analyzing a tube system in particular by image processing of images of the tube system is provided by the present invention. In order to achieve a simulation of a medium flow through a calculated tube model, the present invention gathers a tube model from a specific tube... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards
20110002523 - method and system of segmenting ct scan data: A method of segmenting CT scan data comprises transforming intensity data into transformed data values. In a first option, the method includes convolving the CT scan data with a mask to obtain energy data wherein the mask has band pass filter characteristics, generating a histogram of the energy data and... Agent: Fulbright & Jaworski L.L.P.
20110002521 - Cerebral blood flow quantification device, cerebral blood flow quantification method and program: A cerebral blood flow rate quantification device includes: a nuclear medicine image acquisition unit for acquiring a nuclear medicine image of the head of a subject administered with a radiopharmaceutical; a count calculation unit for calculating the number of counts obtained from a unit region; a cerebral blood flow rate... Agent: Osha Liang L.L.P.
20110002519 - Mammography apparatus, image processing apparatus, and image processing method: A mammography apparatus has a determination unit, a setting unit, a generating unit and a display unit. The determination unit determines whether a radiographic image of a breast contains an implant part based on a pixel value distribution in a predetermined region concerning data of the radiographic image. The setting... Agent: Knoble, Yoshida & Dunleavy
20110002522 - Medical imaging processing device, medical image processing method, and program: Provided is a medical image processing device including: medical image information acquisition means which acquires medical image information indicating a tomographic image of an object to be examined; evaluation region extraction means which extracts an evaluation region for each of the tissues contained in the acquired medical image information according... Agent: Cooper & Dunham, LLP
20110002520 - Method and system for automatic contrast phase classification: A method and system for classifying a contrast phase of a 3D medical image, such as a computed tomography (CT) image or a magnetic resonance (MR) image, is disclosed. A plurality of anatomic landmarks are detected in a 3D medical image. A local volume of interest is estimated at each... Agent: Siemens Corporation Intellectual Property Department
20110002518 - Method and system for processing ultrasound data: A method and system for processing ultrasound data is provided. The method includes acquiring ultrasound data and generating an image based on the ultrasound data. The method includes identifying an anatomical region of the image and automatically modifying the anatomical region for the purpose of reducing a clutter artifact. The... Agent: Ge Healthcare,IPDepartment
20110002524 - Method and device for tone scale curve generation: A method and device for generating an adaptive image tone scale curve and an image processing system including the device are provided. The method may include determining an abscissa and an ordinate of a reference control point and a reference slope of a curve passing the reference control point according... Agent: Mindray C/o Stoel Rives LLP
20110002525 - Method for distinguishing living cells during cell observation, image processing program for cell observation, and image processing device: An image processing program for cell observation in which living cells can be distinguished from foreign matter other than living cells during cell observation under wide observation conditions. The image processing program includes a step for capturing first and second images of an object positioned in the observation field of... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20110002526 - Method and apparatus for counting thrombocytes:
20110002527 - Board inspection apparatus and method: An inspection method includes photographing a measurement target to acquire image data for each pixel of the measurement target, acquiring height data for each pixel of the measurement target, acquiring visibility data for each pixel of the measurement target, multiplying the acquired image data by at least one of the... Agent: Jae Y. Park
20110002528 - Verification of integrated circuits against malicious circuit insertions and modifications using non-destructive x-ray microscopy: A method and system for verifying the integrity of integrated circuits (ICs) by detecting the presence of unauthorized circuit insertions or modifications using non-destructive x-ray microscopy is disclosed. A reference image based on a trusted IC or a trusted design file may be generated. An un-trusted IC may be received... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP
20110002529 - Method for inspecting measurement object: An inspection method for inspecting a device mounted on a substrate, includes generating a shape template of the device, acquiring height information of each pixel by projecting grating pattern light onto the substrate through a projecting section, generating a contrast map corresponding to the height information of each pixel, and... Agent: Jae Y. Park
20110002532 - Data reconstruction using directional interpolation techniques: Approaches to three-dimensional (3D) data reconstruction are presented. The 3D data comprises 2D images. In some embodiments, the 2D images are directionally interpolated to generate directionally-interpolated 3D data. The directionally-interpolated 3D data are then segmented to generate segmented directionally-interpolated 3D data. The segmented directionally-interpolated 3D data is then meshed. In... Agent: Sam S. Han Mail Stop 2772
20110002533 - Image processing method, image processing device and recording medium: An image processing method and an image processing device which can improve sharpness by producing a binocular rivalry intentionally are provided. An image processing device 100 includes a right eye image acquiring unit 101 which generates a right eye image by performing a correction processing on an input image, a... Agent: Mr. Jackson Chen
20110002531 - Object recognition with 3d models: An “active learning” method trains a compact classifier for view-based object recognition. The method actively generates its own training data. Specifically, the generation of synthetic training images is controlled within an iterative training process. Valuable and/or informative object views are found in a low-dimensional rendering space and then added iteratively... Agent: Honda/fenwick
20110002530 - Sub-diffraction limit image resolution in three dimensions: The present invention generally relates to sub-diffraction limit image resolution and other imaging techniques, including imaging in three dimensions. In one aspect, the invention is directed to determining and/or imaging light from two or more entities separated by a distance less than the diffraction limit of the incident light. For... Agent: Harvard University & Medical School C/o Wolf, Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.
20110002534 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and computer program: An apparatus includes: a division unit configured to divide image data into a plurality of blocks each being composed of a plurality of pixels; a detection unit configured to detect a most frequent color for each of the blocks; a calculation unit configured to calculate an occupancy rate of the... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division
20110002536 - Multispectral natural fiber quality sensor for real-time in-situ measurement: A computerized method and sensor for real-time in-situ measurement of a quality of fibers within a sample containing extraneous material is described herein. The fibers can be cotton, jute, flax, ramie, sisal, hemp, silk, wool, catgut, angora, mohair, alpaca or other natural fiber. The fibers are differentiated from the extraneous... Agent: Chalker Flores, LLP
20110002535 - Non-product image identification: An image recognition technique includes obtaining color characteristic values of pixels in a source image; determining a main color of the source image based at least in part on the color characteristic values; and determining whether the source image is a non-product image based at least in part on the... Agent: Van Pelt, Yi & James LLP
20110002537 - Image codec engine: A method implemented in a graphics engine for decoding image blocks to derive an original image is provided. The method comprises receiving at least one encoded image data block at a block decoder, the at least one encoded image data block comprising a plurality of codewords and a bitmap. The... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP
20110002538 - Method and apparatus for graphical data compression: A system comprising a first computer and a second computer remotely located from the first computer and in communication with the first computer via a network. The second computer comprises an encoder module which encodes and transmits a pixel color datum to the first computer. The encoder module encodes the... Agent: Hewlett-packard Company Intellectual Property Administration
20110002540 - Color image enhancement: A color image is enhanced in the following fashion. A saturation detector (SDT) detects a degree of color saturation (LC, CC) that occurs in an image area (SP). A filter arrangement (DE1, DE2, DE3) filters at least one spatial detail in the image area to a degree that depends on... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards
20110002539 - Image processing device, image processing method, and storage medium storing image processing program: A gradation conversion processor performs gradation conversion processing on image data on the basis of a predetermined gradation conversion characteristic, and a noise reduction processor performs noise reduction processing on the image data. Subsequently, a combining-ratio calculator calculates a combining ratio between the image data before the noise reduction processing... Agent: Holtz, Holtz, Goodman & Chick PC
20110002541 - Segmentation of image data: A method of processing image data comprises receiving image data, segmenting the image data using a first criteria and a first threshold to create a first segmented view of the image data, segmenting the image data using the first criteria and a second threshold to create a second segmented view... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards
20110002542 - Method and apparatus for eliminating unwanted objects from a streaming image: A method and apparatus for eliminating unwanted objects in a streaming image. The method includes recognizing unwanted objects in a streaming image and eliminating the recognized unwanted objects from the streaming image.... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated
20110002545 - Digital image processing using face detection information: A method of processing a digital image using face detection within the image achieves one or more desired image processing parameters. A group of pixels is identified that correspond to an image of a face within the digital image. Default values are determined of one or more parameters of at... Agent: Tessera/fotonation Patent Legal Dept.
20110002544 - Image synthesizer and image synthesizing method: Two camera assemblies in a multiple camera system output first and second images. In an image synthesizing method of stitching, an overlap area where the images are overlapped on one another is determined. Feature points are extracted from the overlap area in the first image. Relevant feature points are retrieved... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20110002543 - Method and system for recommending photographs: o
20110002546 - False alarm recognition in hyperspectral gas plume identification: According to one embodiment, a method for analyzing hyperspectral data includes collecting first hyperspectral data of a scene using a hyperspectral imager during a no-gas period and analyzing the first hyperspectral data using one or more gas plume detection logics. The gas plume detection logic is executed using a low... Agent: Llnl/zilka-kotab John H. Lee, Assistant Laboratory Counsel
20110002547 - Image processing device and image processing method: There are provided an image processing device, an image processing method and a program that generate an electronic document in a format specification that is optimal for many purposes of electronic documents. A table region is discriminated from an input image, and a table structure in the table region is... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto
20110002548 - Systems and methods of video navigation: A system and method of tracking an object as it navigates through a monitored region is provided. The method includes displaying at least a first video data stream associated with at least a first data collection device monitoring a first region, selecting a linked area of the first video data... Agent: Honeywell/husch Patent Services
20110002549 - Template matching apparatus and method thereof: A template matching apparatus includes a template input unit configured to input the template image; a signal input unit configured to input an image to be matched; a template scaling unit configured to scale the template image; a matching unit configured to match a scaled template image and an input... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC
20110002550 - Update region detection device: To provide an update region detection device capable of accurately detecting an update region from plot data on a computer screen. In an update region detection unit (125), a pixel comparison unit (601) compares a difference between values of pixels at the same position in each of a reference frame... Agent: Mr. Jackson Chen
20110002551 - Compressive coding device and visual display control device: A compressive coding device converts three color components of pixel data from the RGB presentation to the YCbCr presentation according to a mapping rule. Converted pixel data are subsequently subjected to irreversible compressive coding, thus producing compressive coded data. Pixel data ascribed to transparency control are converted to a prescribed... Agent: Rossi, Kimms & Mcdowell LLP.
20110002553 - Compressive coding device and decoding device: A compressive coding device is constituted of a coordinates conversion process converting original pixel data of the RGB presentation into pixel data of the YCbCr presentation, an irreversible conversion process, and a reversible compressive coding process. In the irreversible conversion process, the components Cb and Cr of pixel data are... Agent: Rossi, Kimms & Mcdowell LLP.
20110002552 - Method and apparatus for removing image noise: An FFT analysis is performed to the image data of one frame which has been decoded, and a cutoff frequency on the assumption that the original signal has first-order attenuation characteristics is obtained each in the horizontal direction and in the vertical direction. A sampled-data H∞ filter (digital filter) which... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20110002554 - Digital image compression by residual decimation: Disclosed is an image encoder that divides a digital image into a set of “macroblocks.” Each macroblock is encoded by applying spatial (and possibly temporal) prediction. The “residual” of the macroblock is calculated as the difference between the predicted content of the macroblock and the actual content of the macroblock.... Agent: Motorola, Inc. Penny Tomko
20110002555 - Dominant gradient method for finding focused objects: The dominant gradient method for finding focused objects determines focused objects within an image or video frame using a dominant gradient method. The method also uses a segmentation map of the image to determine parameters which are used in ranking the objects based on their focus. The ranking of the... Agent: Haverstock & Owens LLP
20110002556 - Output device that adjusts images shown thereon: There is provided an output device including an inputting unit, an extracting unit, a calculating unit, an adjusting unit and an outputting unit. The inputting unit is configured to input an image file representing a motion image. The extracting unit is configured to extract, from the image file, a first... Agent: Scully, Scott, Murphy & Presser, P.C.
20110002557 - Image processing apparatus and image processing method: Disclosed are an image processing apparatus and an image processing method for producing a three-dimensional image frame. The image processing method includes: applying an offset value to an object abstracted from a two-dimensional image frame; obtaining image information corresponding to a distorted area from another image frame; and compensating the... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLCPrevious industry: Electrical audio signal processing systems and devices
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