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Image analysis

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10/02/2014 > 93 patent applications in 44 patent subcategories.

20140294229 - Method and device for watermarking a sequence of images, method and device for authenticating a sequence of watermarked images and corresponding computer program: A method for watermarking a sequence of images is provided. The method implements the following steps, for at least one current image: comparing the current image with a preceding image of the sequence, delivering a difference image representing a motion between the preceding image and the current image; if the... Agent:

20140294230 - Printed matter, printed matter inspection device, manufacturing method of printed matter, and manufacturing device of printed matter: A printed matter includes: a first sub image embedded in the main image which has the same color as a color of the main image in a human visual sense, and is printed with an ink to absorb light of an infrared wavelength band by a first absorption coefficient; and... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20140294231 - Automatically determining field of view overlap among multiple cameras: Field of view overlap among multiple cameras is automatically determined as a function of the temporal overlap of object tracks determined within their fields-of-view. Object tracks with the highest similarity value are assigned into pairs, and portions of the assigned object track pairs having a temporally overlapping period of time... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20140294237 - Combined color image and depth processing: A method for image processing includes receiving a depth image of a scene containing a human subject and receiving a color image of the scene containing the human subject. A part of a body of the subject is identified in at least one of the images. A quality of both... Agent:

20140294235 - Fundus image processing apparatus, fundus image processing method, and recording medium: A fundus image processing apparatus that processes a fundus image of an examinee's eye, the fundus image processing apparatus includes: a processor; and a memory storing computer readable instructions, when executed by the processor, causing the fundus image processing apparatus to: identify the optic disc included in the fundus image;... Agent: Nidek Co., Ltd.

20140294233 - Information processing device and information processing method: An information processing device includes, a processor; and a memory which stores a plurality of instructions, which when executed by the processor, cause the processor to execute, acquiring images which includes a target object, and the images captured by a plurality of cameras on a time series basis; calculating a... Agent: Fujitsu Limited

20140294238 - Inspection and recycling of containers: A method for examining filled containers, which are filled with CO2-containing products such as beer or lemonade, for contaminants such as glass fragments, including examining, e.g. by means of a camera, a container for gas bubbles in the product/in the container and/or for gas mists in the container, and sorting... Agent: Krones Ag

20140294239 - Method and apparatus for automatic detection of features in an image and method for training the apparatus: In one or more embodiments described herein, there is provided a method of training an apparatus. The method trains the apparatus to automatically detect features of interest in an image. An image is received, the image being of at least one object for inspection, each image comprising a plurality of... Agent:

20140294232 - Method and apparatus for removing shadow from aerial or satellite photograph: A method for removing a shadow from an aerial or satellite photograph, includes collecting aerial or satellite photographs, by the photographing information collecting unit; extracting buildings at each of the collected aerial or satellite photographs, by the building information extracting unit; and estimating a shadow area cast by the extracted... Agent: Hyundai Mnsoft, Inc.

20140294234 - System and method for initiating actions and providing feedback by pointing at object of interest: A system and method as described for compiling feedback in command statements that relate to applications or services associated with spatial objects or features, pointing at such spatial object or feature order to identify the object of interest, and executing the command statements on a system server and attaching feedback... Agent: Ipointer Inc.

20140294236 - Systems and methods for note recognition: At least some aspects of the present disclosure feature systems and methods for note recognition. The note recognition system includes a sensor, a note recognition module, and a note extraction module. The sensor is configured to capture a visual representation of a scene having one or more notes. The note... Agent: 3m Innovative Properties Company

20140294240 - Driver recognition system and recognition method for vehicle: A driver recognition system for a vehicle includes a camera taking an image of a driver's foot, and a central processing unit receiving image information from the camera, analyzing the image information, and delivering a signal in accordance with an analyzed result. A control unit is installed to receive the... Agent: Hyundai Motor Company

20140294241 - Vehicle having gesture detection system and method: A vehicle having a gesture detection system and a gesture detection method of a vehicle are provided. The system includes an ignition key that has a first light source disposed on a first side of the ignition key and an imaging device that is disposed at one side of a... Agent: Hyundai Motor Company

20140294242 - Vehicle identification based on an image: A machine may be configured as a vehicle identification machine to identify a model of a vehicle based on an image that depicts a dashboard of the vehicle. As configured, the machine may receive an image of the dashboard, where the image depicts a layout of instrumentation within the dashboard.... Agent:

20140294243 - Gap/height difference measurement module for vehicle and control method thereof: A gap and height difference measurement module may include a mounting frame with a flange mounted on a first end thereof and a connecting frame mounted on a second end of the mounting frame, first and second housings mounted on both sides of the connecting frame respectively, a first light... Agent: Hyundai Motor Company

20140294244 - Systems and methods for gesture recognition for input device applications: Systems and methods for gesture recognition for input device applications are described. In one embodiment, a system for gesture recognition includes a pair of IR LED emitters, an imaging module such as a camera or other imaging device, an LED emitter control module and a processing module. The IR LEDs... Agent:

20140294246 - Movement distance estimating device and movement distance estimating method: A movement distance estimating device includes: a memory; and a processor coupled to the memory and configured to: determine, based on a first image and a second image included in images captured by an image capture device mounted on a moving body, an amount of relative movement of the moving... Agent: Fujitsu Limited

20140294245 - Systems and methods for detecting blood alcohol level: Provided are systems and methods for detecting blood alcohol level. The system for detecting blood alcohol level comprises a receiver configurable to receive an input video of an eye of a user and a processor configurable to: stabilize the input video; analyze the input video; based on the analysis, detect... Agent:

20140294247 - Method and system for characterising plant phenotype: The present disclosure provides a computer-implemented method of and system for, characterising the phenotype of a plant. The method includes: (i) obtaining mesh data representing a surface of the plant, said mesh data including data representing a plurality of polygons having respective sets of vertices, each vertex having a spatial... Agent:

20140294248 - Image processing device and method of detecting missing dots in an image processing device: An image processing device for detecting a large number of missing dots. The image processing device comprises a print data image acquisition unit that acquires a print data image; an inkjet printer unit that prints on the back of a check; a back CIS unit that scans the back of... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20140294249 - Frame controlling method and electric device using the same: A frame controlling method and an electric device using the same are provided. The frame controlling method includes the following steps. An image including a first person is captured by a front camera disposed on a screen. If a second person is shown in the image, then an identification of... Agent: Wistron Corporation

20140294250 - Image correction apparatus, image correction method, and biometric authentication apparatus: An image correction apparatus includes a correction factor calculating unit which calculates a correction factor such that a distance between a corrected value obtained by correcting, using the correction factor, a luminance value of a first pixel on the image corresponding to a sensor element with a first filter in... Agent: Fujitsu Limited

20140294251 - Vein authentication method, image processing method, and vein authentication device: A vein authentication device converts pixel values of an image, which captures an authentication site including veins, into frequency components. Moreover, the vein authentication device performs filtering of the frequency components, which are obtained by conversion of the pixel values, using a filter stored in a filter storing unit for... Agent:

20140294253 - Identification by iris recognition: The invention relates to a method for identification on the basis of biometric data of an iris of an eye to be identified, including the steps of: encoding an image of the iris to be identified and a second iris image so as to obtain binary codes that are representative... Agent:

20140294252 - Quality metrics for biometric authentication: This specification describes technologies relating to biometric authentication based on images of the eye. In general, one aspect of the subject matter described in this specification can be embodied in methods that include obtaining first image of an eye including a view of the white of the eye. The method... Agent: Eyeverify LLC

20140294254 - Display apparatus for performing user certification and method thereof: A method of certifying a user is provided. The method includes: generating a learning system; if a reference image is registered, analyzing the reference image by using the learning system to detect characteristic information; storing the detected characteristic information; photographing a user to acquire a user image; analyzing the user... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20140294256 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and non-transitory computer readable recording medium: An image processing apparatus includes an image storage unit that stores a plurality images having supplementary information respectively, an image analysis unit that performs an image analysis of each image stored in the image storage unit; and a time correction unit that corrects an imaging time that is included in... Agent: Fujifilm Corporation

20140294255 - Method for controlling the authorization of a person to access a secure area: The present invention relates to a method for controlling the authorization of a person to access a secure area, in particular a cockpit of a passenger aircraft, comprising: (1) providing an access control apparatus for detecting a set of biometric features, which apparatus can be enabled by entering a predetermined... Agent: Diehl Aerospace Gmbh

20140294257 - Methods and systems for obtaining information based on facial identification: The methods and systems disclosed enable the association of data with individuals, organizations, places, objects, things with information, or a rating or score. Computer vision is used to identify the subject or capture an image of the subject's face. A portable computing device, such as a wearable computer, may include... Agent:

20140294258 - System and method for comparing images: Systems and method for comparing images are disclosed. In particular, certain disclosed embodiments relate to determining whether a user of a mobile device corresponds to a previously authenticated user, the user having been previously authenticated via an identity document. The determination may be made by accessing an integrated circuit component... Agent: Paycasso Verify Ltd.

20140294261 - Biometric information processing apparatus and biometric information processing method: A biometric information processing apparatus includes: a biometric information acquiring unit which generates a biometric image representing biometric information of a plurality of fingers of a user; and a processor adapted to extract a biometric region capturing biometric information of each of the plurality of fingers in the biometric image;... Agent: Fujitsu Limited

20140294259 - Fingerprint recognition method and electronic device thereof: A method and apparatus for recognizing a fingerprint in an electronic device includes recognizing a fingerprint that is input through a touch-based device, determining whether the recognized fingerprint is a white image, and when the recognized image is determined to be a white image, displaying on a display screen a... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20140294260 - Multi-sided card having a resistive fingerprint imaging array: Embodiments of the present invention provide an adaptive and intelligent fingerprint scanning device and approach for a multi-sided card. Specifically, embodiments of the present invention utilize DC resistive image scanning to reduce overall scanning time and energy consumption (e.g., by identifying a targeted scanning area). In a typical embodiment, a... Agent:

20140294262 - Fingerprint pore analysis for liveness detection: Various examples of systems, methods, and programs embodied in computer-readable mediums are provided for fingerprint liveness detection. Fingerprint liveness may be determined by evaluating pixels of a fingerprint image to identify pores along a ridge segment of the fingerprint image. A circular derivative operator can be used to identify the... Agent: Clarkson University

20140294265 - Color-based reaction testing of biological materials: A biological material test strip and adjacently-located reference color chart are affixed to a lid portion of an all-in-one specimen cup to perform color-based reaction testing of collected biological specimens in an uncalibrated environment. After specimen collection, the lid portion is secured to a container portion of the specimen cup.... Agent:

20140294268 - Methods and systems for streamlining optical calibration: A method for calibrating a biological instrument is provided. The method comprises the steps of acquiring an image of at least one biological sample array, determining a first region of interest within the image, wherein the first region of interest comprises a first plurality of locations on the at least... Agent: Life Technologies Corporation

20140294264 - Quantitatively characterizing disease morphology with co-occurring gland tensors in localized subgraphs: Apparatus, methods, and other embodiments associated with objectively predicting biochemical recurrence with co-occurring gland tensors in localized subgraphs are described. One example apparatus includes a set of logics that associate directional disorder with a risk of failure in a material. A first logic detects a fundamental unit of composition in... Agent: Case Western Reserve University

20140294267 - Storing and retrieving large images via dicom: Systems, methods, and media for storing a digital image using the Digital Imaging and Communication in Medicine (DICOM) standard. In an embodiment, a digital image at a first resolution is divided into a plurality of regions. Each of the plurality of regions is stored as a separate DICOM image file.... Agent:

20140294263 - Synchronized navigation of medical images: Disclosed herein is a framework for facilitating synchronized image navigation. In accordance with one aspect, at least first and second medical images are received. A non-linear mapping between the first and second medical images is generated. A selection of a given location in the first medical image is received in... Agent: Siemens Medical Solutions Usa, Inc.

20140294266 - System and method to determine slide quality of a digitized microscope slide: Methods, media, and systems for assessing the quality of a digital image. In an embodiment, both a micro-analysis and macro-analysis are performed. The micro-analysis comprises dividing the digital image into a plurality of blocks, for two or more of the plurality of blocks, determining a score based on a spatial... Agent:

20140294270 - Directional diffusion fiber tracking: Systems and methods facilitating high definition fiber tracking are disclosed. These systems and methods can utilize a directional Axonal Volume (dAV) value that can quantify the direction and volume of anisotropic water diffusion in axons to assess brain connection integrity. dAV provides a robust and anatomically interpretable measurement of connectivity... Agent: University Of Pittsburgh - Of The Commonwealth System Of Higher Education

20140294272 - Discriminatively weighted multi-scale local binary patterns: Apparatus and methods associated with detecting prostate cancer (CaP) in a magnetic resonance (MR) image of a prostate of a CaP patient are described. One example apparatus includes logics that acquire an image of a prostate, learn a weighted vector, detect salient features in the image of the prostate, and... Agent: Case Western Reserve University

20140294274 - Image processing device, image processing method and image processing program: A first image and a second image obtained by imaging the same subject with different types of modalities are obtained. The first image is deformed, and similarity between the deformed first image and the second image is evaluated by an evaluation function that evaluates correlation between distributions of corresponding pixel... Agent:

20140294271 - Image similarity-based finite element model registration: Apparatus, methods, and other embodiments associated with evaluating global deformations and local deformations in a prostate are described. One example apparatus includes logics that evaluate global and local deformations in a prostate and register a pre-External Beam Radiation Treatment (EBRT) three dimensional (3D) magnetic resonance (MR) image with a post-EBRT... Agent: Case Western Reserve University

20140294269 - Medical image data processing apparatus and method: An image data processing apparatus comprising a image data processing unit for obtaining segmented image data segmented using a segmentation process and including a representation of a vessel, wherein a region of the vessel is missing from the representation, a boundary identification unit for identifying at least one point at... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20140294273 - Method for designing an orthodontic appliance: The invention relates to a method for designing a dental appliance for a facial skeleton including dental crowns and the roots corresponding thereto, said method including the following steps: producing a volumetric image of the facial skeleton, in the form an initial digital file, using medical imaging; modifying said volumetric... Agent:

20140294275 - Method for producing optimised tomography images: The present invention relates to the technical field of imaging methods, in particular for diagnostic purposes. The subject matter of the present invention is a method for producing optimized tomography images, a computer program product for performing the method according to the invention on a computer, and the optimised images... Agent: Piramal Imaging Sa

20140294276 - Automatic estimation of anatomical extents: A hierarchical multi-object active appearance model (AAM) framework is disclosed for processing image data, such as localizer or scout image data. In accordance with this approach, a hierarchical arrangement of models (e.g., a model pyramid) maybe employed where a global or parent model that encodes relationships across multiple co-located structures... Agent: General Electric Company

20140294277 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and storage medium: An image processing apparatus for processing a radiation image obtained from a radiation detector capable of releasing or accumulating electric charges for each row, comprising: a target value setting unit configured to set a target value of each pixel on a correction target row in the radiation image based on... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20140294278 - Imaging control apparatus, imaging apparatus, control apparatus for radiation imaging, control method, and storage medium: There is provided with an imaging control apparatus. A reception unit receives an imaging order. A control unit permits adding identification information if the received imaging order includes no identification information and to inhibit correction of the identification information upon determining that the identification information is included in the imaging... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20140294281 - Apparatus, method and program for 3d data analysis, and microparticle analysis system: In an example embodiment, may be embodied in a a data analysis apparatus comprises a control unit configured to provide data representative of a three dimensional image, the three dimensional image including at least a three dimensional coordinate space which includes at least one plane that divides the three dimensional... Agent:

20140294279 - Quantitatively characterizing disease morphology with cell orientation entropy: Apparatus, methods, and other embodiments associated with objectively predicting biochemical recurrence (BCR) with cell orientation entropy (COrE) are described. One example apparatus includes a set of logics that associate directional disorder with a risk of biochemical recurrence in a tissue. A first logic detects a cell in the tissue, segments... Agent: Case Western Reserve University

20140294280 - Systems, devices, and methods for detection of malaria: Systems, devices, and methods are described for providing a monitor or treatment device configured to, for example, detect hemozoin, as well as to monitor or treat a malarial infection.... Agent:

20140294282 - Method and apparatus for hardness tester: A hardness tester has an indentation former forming an indentation by pressing an indenter against a surface of a sample; an image capture controller controlling a CCD camera to capture an image of the surface of the sample and obtain image data; an indentation area extractor extracting an indentation area... Agent: Mitutoyo Corporation

20140294283 - Inspection method and inspection apparatus: An inspection method and apparatus comprising, acquiring a plurality of optical images of a sample in which a plurality of dies having repetitive pattern are provided, comparing the optical images to each other by a die-to-die method and detecting a defect, obtaining at least one of a dimension difference and... Agent: Nuflare Technology, Inc.

20140294284 - Enhanced edge detection tool for edges of irregular surfaces: A method is provided for enhancing edge detection for edges of irregular surfaces in a machine vision inspection system. The inspection system comprises an edge feature video tool configured to determine profile data for an edge feature based on a plurality of differently focused images. An edge-referenced alignment compensation is... Agent:

20140294285 - Method, machine, and computer medium having computer program to detect and evaluate structural anomalies in circumferentially welded pipelines: Embodiments of the present invention provide methods, machines, and a computer medium or media having computer programs to determine presence anomalies in circumferential welds of one or more pipelines transporting fluids associated with energy therethrough. Wave form analysis or pattern recognition in pipeline data such as magnetic flux leakage data... Agent:

20140294286 - Three dimension measurement method, three dimension measurement program and robot device: A three-dimensional measurement method three-dimensionally restores an edge having a cross angle close to parallel to an epipolar line. Edges e2L, e3L and e4L on the same plane of a work are selected, and among these edges, at least two edges e2L and e4L residing in a predetermined angle range... Agent:

20140294289 - Image processing apparatus and image processing method: There is provided an image processing apparatus including a stereo matching unit configured to obtain right and left disparity images by using stereo matching, based on a pair of images captured by right and left cameras, respectively, a filter processing unit configured to perform filter processing on the disparity images,... Agent: Sony Corporation

20140294287 - Low-complexity method of converting image/video into 3d from 2d: A low-complexity method of converting 2D images/videos into 3D ones includes the steps of identifying whether each pixel in one of the frames is an edge feature point; locating at least two vanishing lines in the frame according to the edge feature point; categorizing the frame into the one of... Agent: National Chung Cheng University

20140294290 - Projector-camera misalignment correction for structured light systems: A method of misalignment correction in a structured light device is provided that includes extracting features from a first captured image of a scene, wherein the first captured image is captured by an imaging sensor component of the structured light device, and wherein the first captured image includes a pattern... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated

20140294288 - System for background subtraction with 3d camera: A system for background image subtraction includes a computing device coupled with a 3D video camera, a processor of the device programmed to receive a video feed from the camera containing images of one or more subject that include depth information. The processor, for an image: segments pixels and corresponding... Agent:

20140294295 - Apparatus and method for video sensor-based human activity and facial expression modeling and recognition: An apparatus and method for human activity and facial expression modeling and recognition are based on feature extraction techniques from time sequential images. The human activity modeling includes determining principal components of depth and/or binary shape images of human activities extracted from video clips. Independent Component Analysis (ICA) representations are... Agent:

20140294292 - Image processing apparatus and image processing method: In a case where generating a training image of an object to be used to generate a dictionary to be referred to in image recognition processing of detecting the object from an input image, model information of an object to be detected is set, and a luminance image of the... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20140294294 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and program: There is provided an image processing apparatus including: a prediction tap selection unit which selects a pixel which is a prediction tap used for prediction operation for acquiring a pixel value of a target pixel which is a target from a second image obtained by converting a first image, from... Agent: Sony Corporation

20140294293 - Image processing circuit and image detection device: Each second selection circuit selects, out of a plurality of evaluation values, an evaluation value being in a predetermined relative positional relation with a first evaluation value as an evaluation value outputted from a first selection circuit, and outputs the selected value. The predetermined relative positional relations are different from... Agent: Megachips Corporation

20140294291 - Image sign classifier: Examples disclosed herein relate to an image sign classifier. In one implementation, a processor causes a user interface to be displayed to receive information related to a target sign type in an image. The processor may train an image sign classifier based on the information to recognize the target sign... Agent: Hewlett-packard Development Company, L.p.

20140294296 - Spatially varying log-chromaticity normals for use in an image process: In a first exemplary embodiment, an automated, computerized method is provided for processing an image. The method includes the steps of providing an image file depicting an image defined by image locations, in a computer memory, generating a bi-illuminant chromaticity plane in a log color space for representing the image... Agent:

20140294297 - Image processing for forming realistic stratum detritus detail in a camouflage pattern and a camouflage pattern formed thereby: An image processing method forming realistic stratum detritus detail in a camouflage pattern comprises the steps of: Identifying the desired camouflage genre; Forming a base image layer with a shallow depth of field which includes a foreground focal element extending substantially across the width of the pattern; Forming a lattice... Agent: Nta Enterprise, Inc.

20140294299 - Image processing apparatus and method: An apparatus and method for out-focusing a color image based on a depth image, the method including receiving an input of a depth region of interest (ROI) desired to be in focus for performing out-focusing in the depth image, and applying different blur models to pixels corresponding to the depth... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20140294298 - Method and system for inverse halftoning utilizing inverse projection of predicted errors: A method and system generates a reconstructed gray scale image of pixels from a binary image of pixels by reverse propagating an error, in a diffused manner, to the pixels of the binary image to create pixels representing a reconstructed gray scale image. The reverse propagation of the error determines... Agent: Xerox Corporation

20140294300 - Face matching for mobile devices: A method includes receiving an image of a face to match with images of known faces, extracting blocks multiple blocks from the received image, calculating local binary pattern histograms for each block, generating matching scores for each block against block of the images of known faces, determining a top number,... Agent:

20140294301 - Image processing apparatus and image processing method: In the image processing apparatus, the control unit generates a plurality of divided regions by dividing the image in accordance with similarity calculated based on pixel values and pixel locations, and identifies a selection range constituted by one or more of the plurality of divided regions in accordance with the... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20140294302 - Triggering actions in response to optically or acoustically capturing keywords from a rendered document: A system for processing text captured from rendered documents is described. The system receives a sequence of one or more words optically or acoustically captured from a rendered document by a user. The system identifies among words of the sequence a word with which an action has been associated. The... Agent:

20140294303 - Image processing apparatus, region determining method, and computer-readable, non-transitory medium: Provided are an image processing apparatus, a region determining method and a computer-readable, non-transitory medium that can appropriately determine a cutting off region from a read image. The image processing apparatus includes an edge pixel extractor for extracting edge pixels from an input image, a region detector for detecting a... Agent: Pfu Limited

20140294305 - Detecting a document: A method is proposed for detecting a document in which image data are recorded by means of a camera, in which filtered picture data are determined by a first processing unit on the basis of the recorded image data, and a camera picture is stored by a second processing unit... Agent: Docuware Gmbh

20140294304 - Method and system for creating optimized images for data identification and extraction: A viewfinder screen display is generated and positioned such that a source document is displayed in the viewfinder screen display. Source document image blocks corresponding to different portions of the source document are then defined. For each source document image block, the image capture parameter of an image capture device... Agent:

20140294306 - Apparatus and non-transitory computer-readable medium storing computer-readable instructions: An apparatus includes a processor and a memory. The memory is configured to store computer-readable instructions. The computer-readable instructions cause the processor to perform processes that include acquiring detected stroke data indicating a trajectory of a writing portion, determining with reference to a first storage portion, based on the detected... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha

20140294307 - Content-based aspect ratio detection: A system for determining an aspect ratio of image content based on an analysis of the content. In an embodiment, an analyzer is configured to receive a data input corresponding to an image in a stream of images that constitute a video sequence of images. The analyzer is further configured... Agent: Stmicroelectronics Asia Pacific Pte, Ltd.

20140294308 - Image processing apparatus and image processing method: The image processing apparatus performs region designation with respect to a displayed image. The image processing apparatus comprises a display unit configured to display an image constituted by a predetermined number of pixels, an input unit configured to receive a selection operation with respect to the image, a control unit,... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20140294309 - Object detection apparatus: In an object detection apparatus 1, a window definer 11 defines a window relative to the location of a pixel in an input image 20. A classification value calculator 13 calculates a classification value indicative of the likelihood that a detection target is present in the window image contained in... Agent: Megachips Corporation

20140294310 - Image decoding device, image encoding device, image decoding method, and image encoding method: An image decoding device which decodes, by pipeline processing which includes plural processes, an encoded image obtained by encoding plural blocks of at least two sizes divided from the image includes: a first storage unit having a capacity for storing two or more blocks having a largest size of the... Agent:

20140294311 - Method and apparatus for encoding and decoding image by using large transformation unit: An image decoding method including determining coding units having a hierarchical structure for decoding an image using split information of a coding unit, determining at least one prediction unit for predicting a coding unit among the coding units using information about a partition type, and determining at least one transformation... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20140294312 - Image processing device and method: An image processing device in the present disclosure includes: a determination unit that determines that block distortion is likely to be observed when a predictor used in generating a predicted image of a current image being processed differs from a predictor corresponding to an adjacent image located adjacent to the... Agent: Sony Corporation

20140294313 - Adaptive false contouring prevention in layered coding of images with extended dynamic range: An encoder receives a sequence of images in extended or visual dynamic range (VDR). For each image, a dynamic range compression function and associated parameters are selected to convert the input image into a second image with a lower dynamic range. Using the input image and the second image, a... Agent: Dolby Laboratories Licensing Corporation

20140294314 - Hierarchical image and video codec: A hierarchical system and method of encoding and compressing image data, or video data including a sequence of images. In one embodiment, a line buffer is used to hold a line of an image, and as the second line of the image is read from the input data stream, 2×2... Agent: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.

20140294315 - Method, system and computer program product for optimization of data compression with iterative cost function: A method, system and computer software product for improving rate-distortion performance while remaining faithful to JPEG/MPEG syntax, involving joint optimization of Huffman tables, quantization step sizes and quantized coefficients of a JPEG/MPEG encoder. This involves finding the optimal coefficient indices in the form of (run, size) pairs. By employing an... Agent:

20140294317 - Image processing apparatus and method capable of suppressing image quality deterioration, and storage medium: An image processing apparatus capable of suppressing image quality deterioration in an output image region determined based on reference pixel regions including image ends. The image processing apparatus includes a coefficient selection value generator that generates a coefficient selection value according to a filter coefficient changeover control signal supplied from... Agent:

20140294316 - Variable blocking artifact size and offset detection: An aspect of the invention includes a system and method for determining a block size and offset for a block artifact. A content is identified. The content can be an image, a frame of video, or any other appropriate content. Edge differences are calculated in each dimension of the content... Agent: Tektronix, Inc.

20140294318 - Gray image processing method and apparatus: The embodiments provide an image processing method and apparatus, which combine a wavelet transform method with a non-local means method, comprising: performing N-level decomposition of an original gray image by using a wavelet transform method; and performing non-local means processing and wavelet reconstruction of each level of components one by... Agent: Fujitsu Limited

20140294319 - Self-adaptive image edge correction device and method thereof: A self-adaptive image edge correction device and method thereof, including an image fetching unit, an image processing unit, and an image output unit. Wherein, the image fetching unit is used to provide an original image, and is connected electrically to the image processing unit, that includes a sharpening filter, a... Agent: Automotive Research & Test Center

20140294320 - Pull frame interpolation: A method and apparatus for performing pull frame interpolation are provided. Pull frame interpolation may include identifying a plurality of input video frames, generating a plurality of motion vectors indicating motion from a first frame of the plurality of input video frames to a second frame of the plurality of... Agent:

20140294321 - Image processing apparatus and image processing method: An image processing apparatus, includes: a transforming area setter, operable to set at least a part of an area of a target image as a transforming area; a transforming area divider, operable to arrange a plurality of dividing points in the transforming area and to divide the transforming area into... Agent:

09/25/2014 > 69 patent applications in 33 patent subcategories.

20140286526 - Fast storage method for image data, valuable-file identifying method and identifying device thereof: Disclosed are a valuable-file identifying method and an identifying device thereof. The identifying method and the identifying device store image data of a valuable file using a fast storage method for image data. The fast storage method for image data comprises: compulsively converting collected single-byte image data into long-integer image... Agent: Grg Banking Equipment Co., Ltd.

20140286525 - Systems and methods for segmenting an image: A method on a computing device for categorizing one or more blocks of an image is disclosed. The method includes computing a membership value of each of the one or more blocks for each of one or more categories based on a set of parameters associated with each of the... Agent: Xerox Corporation

20140286528 - Biometric information input apparatus and biometric information input method: A biometric information input apparatus includes an image capturing section configured to obtain a captured image of a biological object; a pliable part detecting section configured to detect whether there is a pliable part on a surface of the biological object by obtaining a distance to the surface of the... Agent: Fujitsu Limited

20140286534 - Generating magnetic field map for indoor positioning: Disclosed is an apparatus caused to acquire information indicating a measured magnetic field vector and information relating to an uncertainty measure of the measured magnetic field vector in at least one known location inside the building, wherein the indicated magnetic field vector represents magnitude and direction of the earth's magnetic... Agent: Indooratlas Oy

20140286532 - Human detection device: In a human detection device 1, an edge extractor 11 carries out edge extraction processing to an input image 21 and produces a horizontal edge image 22. A shoulder detector 12 detects a shoulder center and a shoulder width of a person included in the input image 21. A foot... Agent: Megachips Corporation

20140286530 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and computer program product: According to an embodiment, an image processing apparatus includes an acquisition unit, a setting unit, and a calculator. The acquisition unit is configured to acquire an image. The setting unit is configured to set a plurality of sampling points in a sampling area of the image, each sampling point being... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20140286531 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and computer program product: According to one embodiment, a plurality of moving objects is detected from a plurality of frames acquired in time series. Each of the moving objects is corresponded among the frames. A tracklet of each moving object corresponded is extracted and stored. A frame to calculate a position of a moving... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20140286533 - Method and system for recognizing and assessing surgical procedures from video: A Method and System For Recognizing and Assessing Surgical Procedures from a video or series of still images is described. Evaluation of surgical techniques of residents learning skills in areas such as cataract surgery is an important aspect of the learning process. The use of videos has become common in... Agent:

20140286535 - Methods and apparatuses for gesture recognition: Methods, apparatuses, and computer program products are herein provided for enabling hand gesture recognition using an example infrared (IR) enabled mobile terminal. One example method may include determining a hand region in at least one captured frame using an adaptive omnidirectional edge operator (AOEO). The method may further include determining... Agent: Nokia Corporation

20140286529 - Methods and systems for tracking movement of microscopic worms and worm-like organisms, and software therefor: Methods and systems for tracking one or more worms or worm-like organisms over a sequence of video frames in virtual real time. The methods and systems can include a robust organism model that accounts for shape changes that occur from one frame to another, such as peristaltic progression, longitudinal deformation,... Agent:

20140286527 - Systems and methods for accelerated face detection: A method for face detection is disclosed. The method includes evaluating a scanning window using a first weak classifier in a first stage classifier. The method also includes evaluating the scanning window using a second weak classifier in the first stage classifier based on the evaluation using the first weak... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20140286536 - Position and orientation determination in 6-dof: A method for a six degree of freedom position and orientation determination of a known shape in a scenery is disclosed. The method includes taking a range image with a range imaging camera and a visual picture with a digital camera. The range imaging camera includes a sensor array with... Agent: Hexagon Technology Center Gmbh

20140286537 - Measurement device, measurement method, and computer program product: According to an embodiment, a measurement device includes an image acquisition unit, a time acquisition unit, and first and second calculators. The image acquisition unit is configured to acquire a reference image that is of an object captured at a first viewpoint as well as a plurality of asynchronous images... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20140286539 - Inversion-based workflow for processing nuclear density images in high-angle and horizontal wells: Methods and apparatus for characterizing a subterranean formation traversed by a wellbore including collecting data from the formation using a tool wherein the tool collects data to form an azimuthal image, characterizing a section of the formation comprising data and images acquired in a high angle wellbore section or horizontal... Agent:

20140286538 - Lwd real-time borehole image transmission: Data transmission from a bottom hole assembly (BHA) includes obtaining a scan from multiple scans forming a downhole data log of a borehole within a subterranean formation. The scan includes a sequence of data items from a sensor in the BHA located in the borehole. Each data item corresponds to... Agent: Schlumberger Technology Corporation

20140286540 - Estimating physical parameters using three dimensional representations: Methods, systems, and apparatus for estimating physical parameters using three dimensional representations. In one aspect, predetermined light patterns are projected onto an object and light patterns resulting from an interaction of the projected light patterns and portions of the object are detected. Three dimensional locations of multiple light elements in... Agent: Body Surface Translations, Inc.

20140286541 - Blood vessel image taking device: A blood vessel image taking device including a finger presentation area configured at a surface of a cabinet, plural light sources arranged at the finger presentation area for irradiating a presented finger with a light ray, a light quantity controlling unit for controlling light quantities of the plural light sources,... Agent: Hitachi, Ltd.

20140286543 - Method and apparatus for organizing digital media based on face recognition: In one aspect, the present invention is directed to a method and an apparatus for organizing digital media, particularly digital photos, using face recognition. According to a first aspect of the present invention, a computer-based method for organizing digital photos comprises: extracting objects of interest from a plurality of photographs;... Agent:

20140286542 - Methods and systems for determining image processing operations relevant to particular imagery: Image data, such as from a mobile phone camera, is analyzed to determine a colorfulness metric (e.g., saturation) or a contrast metric (e.g., Weber contrast). This metric is then used in deciding which of, or in which order, plural different image recognition processes should be invoked in order to present... Agent: Digimarc Corporation

20140286546 - Apparatus and method for processing fingerprint image: An apparatus for processing a fingerprint image, the apparatus includes a noise information estimation unit configured to estimate information for a noise removal from at least two or more images recognized for a first section before a point of time when a fingerprint contact is initiated. The apparatus includes a... Agent:

20140286544 - Method and apparatus for optical fingerprint recognition using multiple exposure: A method for an optical fingerprint recognition, the method includes scanning a fingerprint image separately using a multiple exposure which allows alternating a short exposure and a normal exposure; determining whether there is an inflow of external light depending on a darkness level of a fingerprint image derived from the... Agent:

20140286545 - Method and apparatus for optical fingerprint recognition using multiple scan: A method for an optical fingerprint recognition, the method includes scanning a fingerprint image using a multiple scan which allows alternating a first scan condition and a second scan condition different from each other; determining whether an input fingerprint is a dry fingerprint depending on a darkness level of a... Agent:

20140286547 - Multiple charge-coupled biometric sensor array: Embodiments of the present invention relate to fingerprint scanning. Specifically, the present invention relates to a multi-sided fingerprint scanning device on a card (e.g., credit card, smart card, etc.), an associated energy-efficient method for attaining accurate fingerprint information using a multiple charge-coupled biometric sensor array. In a typical embodiment, a... Agent:

20140286548 - Method and apparatus for identifying fake fingerprint: An apparatus for identifying a fake fingerprint, the apparatus comprising: a prism having a fingerprint contact surface with which a fingerprint comes in contacted; an internal light source configured to irradiate light from the inside of the prism; an external light source configured to irradiate light from the outside of... Agent: Suprema Inc

20140286551 - Image processing device and image processing method: When the initial region is displayed, the visualization process executing unit selects one or more cross-sectional diagrams having voxels included in the initial region and outputs the one or more cross-sectional diagrams so that the voxels included in the initial region are distinguishable from other regions. When the corrected region... Agent:

20140286549 - Object information acquiring apparatus and control method thereof: Provided is an object information acquiring apparatus having: a light source; a probe that converts an acoustic wave generated from an object, onto which light is irradiated from the light source, into a detection signal; and a signal processor that obtains characteristic information inside the object based on the detection... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20140286550 - Portable reader module, portable reader, and method for quantitative analysis of an assay: A portable reader module includes a housing, a first receptacle configured to removably receive a portable device having an imager, and a second receptacle configured to removably receive a cartridge. The first receptacle includes a first optical entrance for the imager to the internal space of the housing. The second... Agent: Microdiscovery Gmbh

20140286558 - Adaptive application of metal artifact correction algorithms: An apparatus for and a method of correcting an image for an image artifact. An initial image is corrected by an image artifact corrector (190). The so corrected sample correction image is compared with the initial image to obtain information on the corrective action. The corrective action is then adaptively... Agent: Koninklijke Philips N.v.

20140286552 - Deriving image data from data received from an ultrasound probe: Apparatus for producing image data representing a specimen being imaged using ultrasound includes a processor and memory. The processor is configured to receive input data representing the output from an ultrasound probe, process the input data to produce output image data, and output the output image data. The processor is... Agent:

20140286553 - Deriving image data from data received from an ultrasound probe: Apparatus for producing image data representing a specimen being imaged using ultrasound includes a processor and memory. The processor is configured to receive input data representing the output from an ultrasound probe, process the input data to produce output image data, and output the output image data. The processor is... Agent:

20140286556 - Heart imaging method: The present invention relates to imaging of a human or animal heart, particularly imaging of movement of the heart and can be used for imaging function and form in a wide range of research, medical, veterinary and industrial applications. In particular, the present invention provides a method and apparatus for... Agent: Monash University

20140286555 - Medical image display apparatus and method: A medical image display apparatus and method, which divide a screen region into a first region whose length is relatively greater than a width thereof and on which an entire lower-limb image and a division boundary line dividing the lower-limb image in a widthwise direction, and a second region adjacent... Agent: Infinitt Healthcare Co., Ltd.

20140286554 - Method and apparatus for magnetic resonance tomography image reconstruction: In a method and apparatus for determining an image from measurement data from a magnetic resonance tomography a first step can be executed in parallel for multiple subsets of the measurement data in multiple instances, wherein the individual instances each allocate distinct resources. A second step is executed, which allocates... Agent:

20140286560 - Method for calibration-free locally low-rank encouraging reconstruction of magnetic resonance images: A method for reconstructing an image of a subject from multi-coil data acquired with an array of radio frequency (“RF”) receiver coils that form a part of a magnetic resonance imaging (“MRI”) system without the need for coil sensitivity calibration is provided. A coil data set is acquired for each... Agent:

20140286557 - Spectral imaging: An analyzer (124) includes a quantifier (204) configured to quantify an amount of contrast material representing scar tissue created by ablation for tissue of interest in contrast enhanced imaging data and a recommender (210) configured to generate a signal indicative of a recommendation to further ablate the tissue of interest... Agent:

20140286559 - X-ray ct apparatus, and display apparatus: X-ray CT apparatus and display apparatus are provided such that the executed operation plan can be instantaneously figured out and a desired operation plan can be easily selected from a plurality of the executed operation plans. X-ray CT apparatus of the embodiments performs X-ray scans based on an operation plan... Agent: Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

20140286561 - Method and system for analyzing biological specimens by spectral imaging: The methods, devices, and systems may allow a practitioner to obtain information regarding a biological sample, including analytical data, a medical diagnosis, and/or a prognosis or predictive analysis. The method, devices, and systems may provide a grade or level of development for identified diseases. In addition, the methods, devices and... Agent:

20140286562 - Segmenting biological structures from microscopy images: A method performed by one or more processors, includes: receiving an image to be segmented into one or more representations of one or more biological structures; accessing data representing a set of biological structures that are derived from other biological structures delineated in a training image, wherein the training image... Agent:

20140286563 - Accurate detection of low-contrast defects in transparent material: This invention relates to a method and apparatus for detection of low-contrast defects in transparent materials such as plastics or glass. The method relies on the illumination of the material with a light producing a contrasting pattern, which accentuates defects. The method also includes the removal of the contrasting pattern... Agent: Industrial Video Solutions, Inc.

20140286564 - Method and a device for estimating a porosity ratio of a sample of material from at least one gray-scale coded image: A method and device for estimating a porosity ratio of a sample of material from at least one gray-scale coded image. The method includes: evaluating an intermediate ratio of a sample for each value of a plurality of gray-scale threshold values lying between two determined limit values, the intermediate ratio... Agent: Snecma

20140286565 - Robot system and image processing method: A robot system includes: a touchscreen panel; and an image processing apparatus configured to recognize a workpiece in an image of the workpiece acquired by photography, in accordance with a registered image recognition program. The image processing apparatus includes: a storage unit configured to store a base program serving as... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Yaskawa Denki

20140286566 - Cooperative photography: Imagery from two or more users' different smartphones is streamed to a cloud processor, enabling creation of 3D model information about a scene being imaged. From this model, arbitrary views and streams can be synthesized. In one arrangement, a user of such a system is at a sports arena, and... Agent: Digimarc Corporation

20140286567 - Image processing method and associated apparatus: An image processing method includes: receiving a plurality of images, the images being captured under different view points; and performing image alignment for the plurality of images by warping the plurality of images, where the plurality of images are warped according to a set of parameters, and the set of... Agent:

20140286568 - Information processing apparatus and training method: An information processing apparatus, for training a classifier that classifies local regions of an object, includes a feature amount setting unit, a selection unit, and a training unit. The feature amount setting unit sets a feature amount to be used by the classifier. The selection unit selects a local region... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20140286569 - Robust automatic determination and location of macbeth color checker charts: A MacBeth color checker chart automatic detection system includes an imaging unit that provides an image and a processing unit that applies an edge detection operation to the image and performs a flood-fill operation on the image to provide a flood-filled image. Additionally, the MacBeth color checker chart automatic detection... Agent: Nvidia Corporation

20140286570 - Compression of a collection of images using pattern separation and re-organization: Embodiments herein include an image manager that provides for image compression by rearranging an order of blocks from one or more images and then sorting and writing those blocks into one or more different images. This technique enables using a high-level of image compression to reduce a relatively large amount... Agent:

20140286571 - Picture processing device: The present technique includes: an area-characteristic detector configured to calculate a maximum value, an average value, and a minimum value of signal levels of pixels around a certain pixel; a first gain creating part configured to calculate a first calculation value for the certain pixel; a second gain creating part... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20140286572 - Image-processing device specifying encircling line for identifying sub-region of image: An image-processing device stores computer-readable instructions therein. The computer-readable instructions, when executed by a processor, cause the image-processing device to perform identifying an object in a target image represented by target image data. The object includes object pixels. The processor further performs setting frame regions for the object pixels and... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha

20140286573 - System and method of determining building numbers: A system and method is provided for automatically recognizing building numbers in street level images. In one aspect, a processor selects a street level image that is likely to be near an address of interest. The processor identifies those portions of the image that are visually similar to street numbers,... Agent: Google Inc.

20140286574 - Computer-readable recording medium recording program for image processing, information processing apparatus, information processing system, and image processing method: A computer is caused to execute: acquisition of a captured image captured by an imaging device; display of an image including the captured image on a display device; and detection from the captured image, of a feature in a real space captured in the captured image, using an image for... Agent: Nintendo Co., Ltd.

20140286575 - Image processing method and apparatus for improving detail of image: Exemplary embodiments disclose an image processing method which includes obtaining a binary value by quantizing a value obtained by summing at least one pixel value of an input image and a quantization error value of a neighboring pixel; determining a pixel in which a detail intensity is to be inserted... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20140286576 - Image feature extraction device, image feature extraction method, and image recognition device: An image feature extraction device according to an embodiment includes a gradient image calculator generates intensity gradient data with respect to two different directions based on intensity data of image data; and a gradient count unit calculates a covariance matrix for each partial area obtained by dividing the image data... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20140286577 - Image registration device and operation method of the same: Provided is an image registration device including a first feature vector magnitude calculating unit calculating magnitudes of feature vectors corresponding to any one first feature point among feature points of a reference image to create a first magnitude value, a second feature vector magnitude calculating unit calculating magnitudes of feature... Agent: Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

20140286578 - Methods and systems for automated image slicing: A computer-implemented method can comprise accessing a plurality of pixels representing an image and identifying at least two scanlines in the plurality of pixels. By analyzing the scanlines, a computing device carrying out the method can determine if the image is suited for slicing and, if the image is suited... Agent: Adobe Systems Incorporated

20140286580 - Analog utility meter reading: A method and apparatus to read an analog dial utility meter including a plurality of analog dials, where each dial includes a rotating dial indicator is provided. The apparatus is configured to analyze a digital image of the analog dial utility meter to determine a value of each dial of... Agent: Next Future, LLC

20140286579 - Determining maximally stable external regions using a parallel processor: Embodiments of the present invention includes a method of determining MSER on a processing system that includes a parallel processor such as a GPU, the method including method steps carried out in parallel. Embodiments of the present invention also include an apparatus that includes a parallel processor and that is... Agent:

20140286581 - Classifying objects displayed on a device: A method, system, and/or computer program product classifies a plurality of objects displayed on a display device and displays the classified plurality of objects. The method comprises: selecting one object from a plurality of objects as a selected object; and classifying the plurality of objects, where classification of each of... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20140286582 - Signature representation of data having high dimensionality: A system and method for generating an m-dimensional signature vector in a computing device is provided. The signature vector may be generated from a plurality of key-value pairs, each comprising a unique identifier and an associated non-zero value. Each element of the m-dimensional signature vector is calculated based on a... Agent:

20140286583 - Image encoder and image processing system: According to one embodiment, an image encoder includes a sorter, a PCM (pulse code modulation) pixel inserter, an encoding unit and an output stream generator. The sorter accepts an input stream comprising a plurality of original pixels included in original image data in a raster scan order and changes arrangement... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20140286588 - Image processing system and method: A relatively higher resolution digitized image organized as a plurality of first kernel arrays, each with a plurality of pixels, is transformed into a corresponding relatively-smaller second kernel array of a relatively-lower-resolution image and an associated set of remaining pixels. Down-sampled pixels of the second kernel array are generated from... Agent:

20140286587 - Intelligent media decoding: A request to decode media data is received from an application running on a computing device. A decoder decision module in media processing software also running on the computing device receives the request and intelligently determines which of a plurality of media decoders to route the media data to for... Agent:

20140286585 - Method and apparatus for encoding and decoding image by using large transformation unit: An image decoding method including determining coding units having a hierarchical structure for decoding an image using split information of a coding unit, determining at least one prediction unit for predicting a coding unit among the coding units using information about a partition type, determining at least one transformation unit... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20140286586 - Method and apparatus for encoding and decoding image by using large transform unit: A method of decoding an image includes performing entropy-decoding to obtain quantized transformation coefficients of at least one transformation unit in a coding unit of the image, determining a prediction mode of at least one prediction unit in the coding unit from information indicating a prediction mode for the at... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20140286584 - Method and apparatus for image encoding and/or decoding and related computer program products: An embodiment for encoding digital images includes: partitioning the images into image blocks, subjecting the image blocks to transform into the frequency domain, and, possibly after thresholding resulting in lossy encoding, subjecting the image blocks transformed into the frequency domain to variable length coding to produce compressed encoded image blocks.... Agent: Stmicroelectronics S.r.i.

20140286590 - Method and apparatus for encoding and decoding image by using large transform unit: An apparatus for decoding an image includes an entropy decoder that performs entropy-decoding to obtain quantized transformation coefficients of at least one transformation unit in a coding unit of the image, an inverse transformer that performs inverse-quantization and inverse-transformation on the quantized transformation coefficients of the at least one transformation... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20140286591 - Method and apparatus for encoding and decoding image by using large transform unit: A method of decoding an image including performing entropy-decoding to obtain quantized transformation coefficients of at least one transformation unit in a coding unit of the image, performing inverse-quantization and inverse-transformation on the quantized transformation coefficients of the at least one transformation unit to obtain residuals, and performing inter prediction... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20140286589 - Method for coding a sequence of digital images: A method codes a sequence of digital images, each image having the same image format and including a number of pixels with assigned pixel values. Motion parameters between first and second images are determined, where based on said motion parameters a motion compensation is performed for coding the sequence of... Agent: Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

20140286592 - Image processing circuit and method for removing ringing artifacts thereof: An image processing circuit and a ringing artefact removing method thereof are provided. The image processing circuit includes a deRing detection unit and a deRing filtering unit. The deRing detection unit receives a plurality of display data of an input frame and calculates a regulating reference value corresponding to each... Agent:

20140286593 - Image processing circuit and method for removing ringing artifacts thereof: There is provided an image processing device including an image acquisition unit configured to acquire a first image obtained using a motion vector indicating motion between frames and a second image used as a reference image to obtain the motion vector; and an image generator configured to generate a third... Agent: Sony Corporation

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