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04/17/14 - 20140105446 - Determining wellbore fluid properties
Computer-implemented methods, software, and systems for determining a property of a wellbore fluid are disclosed. In some implementations, a computing system receives an image of a first sample of the wellbore fluid filling a conduit to a threshold volume of the conduit. The computing system determines a first time duration...

04/17/14 - 20140105447 - Efficient data fingerprinting
Technologies are disclosed for enabling users to comprehensively determine their exposures to media and to receive services based thereon. For example, an application can be executed on a computing device associated with a user. The application can continuously monitor audio data that the computing device is exposed to and can...

04/17/14 - 20140105448 - Methods and apparatus to perform audio watermark detection and extraction
Methods and apparatus to perform audio watermark detection and extraction are disclosed. An example method includes sampling a media signal to generate samples, wherein the media signal includes an embedded message, determining a first symbol value for a first block of the samples, determining a second symbol value for a...

04/17/14 - 20140105449 - System and method for analysis and authentication of covert security information using a smart device
A system and method for hidden security feature detection, analysis and authentication using a smart device is disclosed. The smart device can detect and analyze hidden security features using the camera capability of the smart device to capture a digital image, and then analyze and authenticate that image using a...

04/17/14 - 20140105450 - System and method for targeting and reading coded content
A method and device using a camera element to recognize and decode “invisible” watermarks. Of particular significance to the present invention is the development of a “designator” that is used to identify the existence of, and if desired, the approximate location of, the watermark or other coded content contained in...

04/17/14 - 20140105451 - Client-side watermarking using hybrid i-frames
A system and method for client-side watermarking of digital content using hybrid Intra-Frames (I-Frames) are provided. In general, a content source provides a compressed video stream and a hybrid I-Frame stream to a client device via a network. The hybrid I-Frame stream includes a number of low-loss I-Frames corresponding to...

04/10/14 - 20140098985 - Watermarking of images
Techniques and mechanisms described herein facilitate the watermarking of images. According to various embodiments, a watermark image to apply to a digital image is identified. The digital image may include a plurality of image pixel data values. Each of the image pixel data values may designate a color of a...

04/10/14 - 20140098986 - Systems and methods for performing video analysis
Included are embodiments for performing video analysis. Some embodiments include a system with a memory component that stores logic that, when executed by the system, causes the system to receive video content of a subject, identify a mannerism of the subject at a point in time in the video content,...

04/10/14 - 20140098987 - Analyzer of ultrasonic flaw detection image
A flaw detection image analyzer (10) takes in an inspection procedure command stored in a flaw detection condition database (40), takes in a flaw detection image signal corresponding to a flaw detection image indicated by the taken inspection procedure command from a database (50) for flaw detection image signal, and...

04/03/14 - 20140093120 - Digital watermarking methods, apparatus and systems
The present invention relate generally to digital watermarking and data hiding. One claim recites a method including: obtaining first data and second color data, the first color data and the second color data represent data from a color image signal or color video signal; obtaining a digital watermark pattern, the...

04/03/14 - 20140093121 - Image processing apparatus and method
An image processing apparatus includes a processor that executes a procedure. The procedure includes: applying distortion processing to each frame of the whole of or a section of video image data that contains plural successive frames and that is provided to plural users, the distortion processing being selected from amongst...

04/03/14 - 20140093122 - Image identifiers and methods and systems of presenting image identifiers
A method of creating an image identifier of a target image. The method comprises providing a target image, identifying a plurality of connected component clusters in the target image, each the connected component cluster comprises a plurality of neighboring pixels having at least one common property, calculating a center of...

04/03/14 - 20140093123 - Analyzer of ultrasonic flaw detection image
A flaw detection image analyzer (10) takes in an inspection procedure command stored in a flaw detection condition database (40), takes in a flaw detection image signal corresponding to a flaw detection image indicated by the taken inspection procedure command from a database (50) for flaw detection image signal, and...

03/27/14 - 20140086445 - Watermarking of digital video
Techniques and mechanisms for watermarking of digital video are described herein. According to various embodiments, a request to transmit to a client machine video content based on a video content distribution item may be received. The video content distribution item may be divided into a plurality of video content segments....

03/27/14 - 20140086446 - Method and apparatus for image data processing, and electronic device including the apparatus
A camera control technique is provided. An image data processing apparatus includes a raw data processor configured to convert a signal collected by an image sensor into a digital signal, an identification information processor configured to allocate identification information to each video frame obtained by the raw data processor, and...

03/20/14 - 20140079278 - Method and apparatus for creating a media sequence with automatic selection of an optimal sequence preset
A method and apparatus for creating a media sequence with an optimal sequence preset comprising accessing a plurality of media, wherein each media file in the plurality of media files comprises at least one frame comprising at least one object; calculating a sequence perimeter based on a union of a...

03/20/14 - 20140079279 - Interaction with and display of photographic images in an image stack
A number of images of a scene are captured and stored. The images are captured over a range of values for an attribute (e.g., a camera setting). One of the images is displayed. A location of interest in the displayed image is identified. Regions that correspond to the location of...

03/06/14 - 20140064551 - Correcting anomalies in terrain data
Systems and methods for detecting anomalies and correcting errors in terrain data are provided. In some aspects, a method includes receiving a first terrain image. The method also includes automatically detecting a set of anomalies in the first terrain image. The method also includes generating a modified terrain image based...

02/27/14 - 20140056469 - Contextualization of machine indeterminable information based on machine determinable information
A system for contextualizing machine indeterminable information based on machine determinable information may include a memory, an interface, and a processor. The memory may store an electronic document image which may include information determinable by a machine and information indeterminable by a machine. The processor may be operative to receive,...

02/13/14 - 20140044303 - Method of securely scanning a payment card
A method of securely scanning a payment card according to one example embodiment includes receiving an electronic image, determining by a processing device whether the received electronic image includes an image of a payment card, and if the received electronic image includes an image of a payment card, electronically masking...

02/13/14 - 20140044304 - Methods and systems for signal processing
An object (e.g., a driver's license) is tested for authenticity using imagery captured by a consumer device (e.g., a mobile phone camera). Corresponding data is sent from the consumer device to a remote system, which has secret knowledge about features indicating object authenticity. The phone, or the remote system, discerns...

02/06/14 - 20140037129 - Reducing watermark perceptibility and extending detection distortion tolerances
The present disclosures relates generally to digital watermarking and data hiding. One claim recites a smartphone comprising: a camera to capture video of a display that is rendering video, in which the video comprises a first watermark signal embedded in a first portion of the data, a second watermark signal...

02/06/14 - 20140037130 - Reducing watermark perceptibility and extending detection distortion tolerances
The present disclosures relates generally to digital watermarking and data hiding. One claim recites an apparatus comprising: memory for storing data representing video; one or more electronic processors programmed for: embedding a first watermark signal in a first portion of the data, the first watermark signal comprising a first signal...

02/06/14 - 20140037131 - Steganographic encoding and decoding
This patent document relates generally to steganography and digital watermarking. One claim recites, in a watermark encoder, a method of encoding auxiliary information in an image or video comprising: using a programmed electronic processor, computing a change in an attribute of an image or video sample to encode auxiliary information...

02/06/14 - 20140037132 - User device, a second screen system and a method for rendering second screen information on a second screen
Rendering second screen information on a second screen device. A user device receives information characterizing the source of a content data stream and the content data stream; generates a watermark payload using a plurality of parameters comprising the information and a time of the user device; and inserts a watermark...

02/06/14 - 20140037133 - System, method & computer program product for video fingerprinting
A method for fingerprinting a video involving identifying motion within the video and using a measure of the identified motion as a fingerprint. Once videos are fingerprinted, these fingerprints can be used in a method for identifying video. This involves creating a motion fingerprint for unidentified videos; comparing the fingerprints...

01/30/14 - 20140029785 - Determining proximity of a mobile device to a subject based on shadow analysis
The present disclosure relates generally to cell phones and cameras, and to shadow analysis in imagery captured by such cell phones and cameras. One claim recites a method comprising: identifying a shadow cast by a cell phone on a subject being imaged by a camera included in the cell phone;...

01/30/14 - 20140029786 - Forensic marking using a common customization function
Methods, systems, and apparatus are disclosed which enable flexible insertion of forensic watermarks into a digital content signal using a common customization function. The common customization function flexibly employs a range of different marking techniques that are applicable to a wide range of forensic marking schemes. These customization functions are...

01/30/14 - 20140029787 - Data transmission device, method for adding copyright notice, and program
A data transmission device includes: a copyright-notice-requirement-information-storing unit that stores copyright-notice-requirement information indicating a correlation between a data transmission destination and whether a copyright notice is required; a transmission unit that transmits data to a transmission destination of the data; a copyright-notice-requirement-determining unit that determines whether to add a copyright...

01/23/14 - 20140023225 - Digital watermarking
System(s) and method(s) for embedding and extracting a watermark from a digital media are described. The method may include generating a plurality of random patterns where the plurality of random patterns includes at least a primary random pattern and a secondary random pattern. The random patterns are indicative of patterns...

01/23/14 - 20140023226 - Combined watermarking and fingerprinting
Content fingerprints and watermarks are combined in various ways for content identification applications. Fingerprints are used to identify content generally while watermarks provide more detailed localization of parts within the content, and vice versa. Fingerprint techniques are further used for signal synchronization and other pre-processing steps to assist in digital...

01/23/14 - 20140023227 - Broken mag ticket authenticator
A method for determining a status of transit media where the method includes imaging transit media with an optical imager to create a digital image of one or more surfaces of transit media. The method includes generating optical data from the digital image. Optical data includes information indicative of a...

01/23/14 - 20140023228 - Apparatus and method for detecting medium image, and financial device
The present specification relates to an apparatus for detecting a medium image. According to one aspect, the apparatus for detecting the medium image comprises: a light emitting unit to emit the light toward the medium to be transferred along a transferring path; an image sensor having a light receiving unit...

01/16/14 - 20140016814 - Hierarchical and index based watermarks represented as trees
An approach that provides hierarchical and index based watermarks represented as trees is described. In one embodiment, a watermark tree is formed from feature watermarks generated from a natural language processing (NLP) stack having NLP analytics. The watermark tree represents a hierarchical relationship between each of the feature watermarks. In...

01/16/14 - 20140016815 - Recording medium storing image processing program and image processing apparatus
A recording medium storing an image processing program according to one aspect of the present invention is a non-transitory computer-readable medium storing an image processing program to make a computer execute image processing on an image group on one timeline, the image processing program making the computer execute deriving a...

01/16/14 - 20140016816 - Service providing system, service providing method, and non-transitory computer readable information recording medium
A service providing system includes an information storage apparatus including a storage part storing electronic data; and an operation terminal connected with the information storage apparatus. The service providing system carries out an output service of outputting electronic data stored in the storage part using one or more electronic apparatuses...

01/16/14 - 20140016817 - Position information adding apparatus, position information adding method, and computer program for adding position information and position detection apparatus
A position information adding apparatus includes: a reference position setting unit which sets a plurality of reference positions for each of a plurality of pictures contained in digitalized video data; a region setting unit which sets a first position information adding region at a first position defined based on at...

01/09/14 - 20140010403 - Method and apparatus for generating and authenticating security documents
A method and system for generating a document for use with personal data and an image, including: inputting the personal text data into the processor; inputting the image into the processor; generating, by the processor, a personal identifier based on the personal text data, a first Message Authentication Code (MAC)...

01/09/14 - 20140010404 - Watermarking different areas of digital images with different intensities
An image is processed to encode a digital watermark, with different regions thereof processed using different levels of watermark intensity. In an image comprised of elements of differing sizes (e.g., halftone shapes of different sizes, or lines of different width), the different regions can be defined by reference to the...

01/02/14 - 20140003648 - Determining an interest level for an image
A method for determining an interest level of a digital image to a particular person. The digital image, or metadata associated with the digital image, is analyzed to designate one or more image elements in the digital image. Familiarity levels of the designated image elements to the particular person are...

01/02/14 - 20140003649 - Watermarking image block division method and device for western language watermarking processing
The application provides a method for partitioning a watermark image with western language characters, comprising: partitioning a western language characters image along rows and columns to form a plurality of character image blocks; identifying valid character image blocks from the formed character image blocks; counting sizes of the valid character...

01/02/14 - 20140003650 - Selecting representative images for establishments
Establishments are identified in geo-tagged images. According to one aspect, text regions are located in a geo-tagged image and text strings in the text regions are recognized using Optical Character Recognition (OCR) techniques. Text phrases are extracted from information associated with establishments known to be near the geographic location specified...

12/26/13 - 20130343597 - Systems and methods for identifying electronic content using video graphs
Systems and methods are provided for identifying and recommending electronic content to consumers. In accordance with an implementation, one or more elements of electronic content are identified based on video graph data. In an exemplary method, information associated with a first element of video content is received, and corresponding video...

12/26/13 - 20130343598 - Systems and methods for associating electronic content
Systems and methods are provided for identifying and recommending electronic content to consumers. In accordance with an implementation, one or more elements of electronic content are associated to generate video graph data. In an exemplary method, information associated with first and second elements of video content is obtained and decomposed...

12/26/13 - 20130343599 - Detection method of invisible mark on playing card
The present invention relates to a method for detecting a mark that is invisible in the visible light region. Here, the invisible mark is displayed on a card using a characteristic according to which the color of light is changed by means of a refractive index difference according to media...

12/19/13 - 20130336519 - Willpower watch (tm) -- a wearable food consumption monitor
This invention is a wearable, automatic, and tamper-resistant device and method for monitoring and measuring food consumption and caloric intake. It can help people to manage their energy balance and weight. It can be embodied as: (a) one or more automatic-imaging members that are worn on a person from which...

12/19/13 - 20130336520 - System and method for displaying contextual supplemental content based on image content
An image-based content item is analyzed to determine one or more interests of a viewer of the content item. The analysis may include performing image analysis on the content item to determine geographic information that is relevant to an image of the content item. The one or more interests may...

12/19/13 - 20130336521 - Steganographic encoding and decoding
This patent document relates generally to steganography and digital watermarking. One claim recites a method comprising: receiving data representing image or video, in which the data comprises first data corresponding to first color data, second data corresponding to second color data and third data corresponding to third color data, the...

12/19/13 - 20130336522 - Steganographic encoding and decoding
This patent document relates generally to steganography and digital watermarking. One claim recites, in a watermark encoder, a method of encoding auxiliary information in an image or video comprising: using a programmed electronic processor, computing a change in an attribute of an image or video sample to encode auxiliary information...

12/12/13 - 20130329938 - Encoding digital assets along with content control data as a quilted image representation
The present invention extends to methods, systems, and computer program products for encoding digital assets along with content control data as an image. Portions of a digital asset (e.g., audio data, video data, geospatial data, etc.) are encoded as series of graphical representations. One or more portions of the series...

12/12/13 - 20130329939 - Decoding a quilted image representation into a digital asset along with content control data
The present invention extends to methods, systems, and computer program products for decoding a quilted image representation into a digital asset along with content control data. Portions of a digital asset (e.g., audio data, video data, geospatial data, etc.) along with content control data are encoded as series of graphical...

12/12/13 - 20130329940 - Image processing apparatus, control method of image processing apparatus, and storage medium
An image processing apparatus of the present invention includes: an image quality corrector that performs, when image data of a ground surface image obtained by taking an image of a ground surface from the sky is input, an image quality correction process to bring image quality of a reference image,...

12/12/13 - 20130329941 - Efficient watermarking approaches of compressed media
Systems and methods are described for imperceptibly embedding information by identifying locations that can be imperceptibly modified, where the imperceptible modification by replacing original content using replacement content derived from elsewhere in the compressed bitstream to remove at least a portion of the original content, generating at least one piece...