FREE patent keyword monitoring and additional FREE benefits. http://images1.freshpatents.com/images/triangleright (1K) REGISTER now for FREE triangleleft (1K)
FreshPatents.com Logo    FreshPatents.com icons
Monitor Keywords Patent Organizer File a Provisional Patent Browse Inventors Browse Industry Browse Agents

Target Tracking Or Detecting

Target Tracking Or Detecting patent applications listed include Date, Patent Application Number, Patent Title, Patent Abstract summary and are linked to the corresponding patent application page.

Related Categories:

Image Analysis


Applications > Target Tracking Or Detecting



System and method for moving object detection and processing
01/29/15 - 20150030202 - A method is provided for an intelligent video processing system based on object detection. The method includes receiving an input video sequence corresponding to a video program, obtaining a plurality of frames of the input video sequence, and obtaining a computational constraint and a temporal rate constraint. The method also...

Method and apparatus for detecting smoke from image
01/29/15 - 20150030203 - Provided are a fire detecting apparatus and a method thereof for detecting a fire, the method includes operations of extracting a feature of at least one object in an input image by using a value of a brightness difference between pixels of the input image or by using an RGB...

Apparatus and method for analyzing image including event information
01/29/15 - 20150030204 - An apparatus and method for analyzing an image including event information for determining a pattern of at least one pixel group corresponding to event information included in an input image, and analyzes at least one of an appearance of an object and a motion of the object, based on the...

Human body security inspection method and system
01/29/15 - 20150030205 - The present invention provides a human body security inspection method and system. The method comprises: retrieving in real-time scanning row or column image data of a personal to be inspected; transmitting in real-time the image data to an algorithm processing module and processing these image data by the module; automatically...

Detecting and tracking point features with primary colors
01/29/15 - 20150030206 - A feature tracking technique for detecting and tracking feature points with primary colors. An energy value may be computed for each color channel of a feature. If the energy of all the channels is above a threshold, then the feature may be tracked according to a feature tracking method using...

Detection of astronomical objects
01/22/15 - 20150023549 - Methods and apparatus, including computer program products, implementing and using techniques for detecting astronomical objects. An image frame is received, which includes representations of one or more astronomical objects. The received image frame is divided into several swaths. One or more swaths are selected, which include full or partial representations...

Automatic extraction of built-up footprints from high resolution overhead imagery through manipulation of alpha-tree data structures
01/22/15 - 20150023550 - A system for automatically extracting or isolating structures or areas of interest (e.g., built-up structures such as buildings, houses, shelters, tents; agricultural areas; etc.) from HR/VHR overhead imagery data by way of making as little as a single pass through a hierarchical data structure of input image components (where pixels...

Method and device for detecting falls by image analysis
01/22/15 - 20150023551 - detection of a fall (33) when the determined instantaneous velocity is above a predefined threshold velocity and the instantaneous acceleration is above a predefined threshold acceleration....

Systems and methods for determining image safety
01/22/15 - 20150023552 - Systems and methods are provided for determining the safety of an image, which may be used to determine whether an image is appropriate for a given purpose or for use in a given context. Determining the safety of the image may include analyzing the image to determine the amount of...


01/22/15 - 20150023553 - A methodology for detecting image anomalies in a target area for classifying objects therein, in which at least two images of the target area are obtained from a sensor representing different polarization components. The methodology can be used to classify and/or discriminate manmade objects from natural objects in a target...

Image processing apparatus, computer-readable medium storing an image processing program, and image processing method
01/22/15 - 20150023554 - The image processing apparatus for detecting a moving object in a moving image includes a background generation unit configured to generate a background image of the moving image while updating the background image over time. The background generation unit includes a model derivation unit configured to derive a mixed distribution...

Commodity recognition apparatus and commodity recognition method
01/22/15 - 20150023555 - In accordance with one embodiment, a commodity recognition apparatus receives, if a commodity is recognized as candidate of a target commodity by a recognition module, a selection input of the target commodity from the candidate; then adds appearance feature amount data to the feature amount data stored in a recognition...

Method and apparatus for selecting seed area for tracking nerve fibers in brain
01/22/15 - 20150023556 - A method for selecting a seed area for tracking nerve fibers in a brain includes performing registration of an atlas which shows a plurality of areas which are included in the brain and image data which relates to the brain, displaying a brain area list with respect to the plurality...

Apparatus for recognizing objects, apparatus for learning classification trees, and method for operating same
01/22/15 - 20150023557 - An object recognition system is provided. The object recognition system for recognizing an object may include an input unit to receive, as an input, a depth image representing an object to be analyzed, and a processing unit to recognize a visible object part and a hidden object part of the...

System and method for face detection and recognition using locally evaluated zernike and similar moments
01/22/15 - 20150023558 - The present invention related to a system (1) and method can be used with the purpose of object, particularly face, detection and recognition in the general sense. The intensive system (1) comprises image acquisition unit (2), object detection unit(3), object image normalization unit (4), object recognition unit (5) and database...

Image processing apparatus and method
01/22/15 - 20150023559 - A method and apparatus for localizing an area in relative movement and for determining the speed and direction thereof in real time is disclosed. Each pixel of an image is smoothed using its own time constant. A binary value corresponding to the existence of a significant variation in the amplitude...

Multi-cue object association
01/22/15 - 20150023560 - Multiple discrete objects within a scene image captured by a single camera track are distinguished as un-labeled from a background model within a first frame of a video data input. Object position, object appearance and/or object size attributes are determined for each of the blobs, and costs determined to assign...

Dynamic ultrasound processing using object motion calculation
01/22/15 - 20150023561 - A system and method for transforming ultrasound data includes acquiring ultrasound data, calculating object motion from the data, modifying a processing parameter, processing the ultrasound data according to the processing parameter, and outputting the processed ultrasound data. The system and method may additionally include the calculation of a data quality...

Method and apparatus for determining geolocation of image contents
01/15/15 - 20150016666 - A method and apparatus for determining a location of an object depicted in an image are disclosed. The location of an object depicted in an image is determined based on one or more of a camera location at a time the image was captured, object distance data, and camera orientation....

Object recognition for 3d models and 2d drawings
01/15/15 - 20150016667 - A first method is disclosed for recognizing 3D objects in 3D models created by 3D scanners, depth sensing cameras or created by a 3D modeling software application. A second method is disclosed for recognizing 2D objects in drawings. The 3D/2D objects can be individual objects that have simple forms or...

Settlement mapping systems
01/15/15 - 20150016668 - A system detects settlements from images. A processor reads image data. The processor is programmed by processing only a portion of the image data designated a settlement by a user. The processor transforms the image data into a settlement classification or a non-settlement classification by discriminating pixels within the images...

Automated remote car counting
01/15/15 - 20150016669 - A system for automated car counting comprises a satellite-based image collection subsystem; a data storage subsystem; and an analysis software module stored and operating on a computer coupled to the data storage subsystem. The satellite-based image collection subsystem collects images corresponding to a plurality of areas of interest and stores...

Methods and systems for image recognition
01/15/15 - 20150016670 - A method and system for image recognition are disclosed. The method includes the steps of acquiring image information for a target object to be recognized at a terminal device; transferring said image information to a server, wherein the server applies feature recognition techniques to the image information, and returns a...

Setting apparatus, output method, and non-transitory computer-readable storage medium
01/15/15 - 20150016671 - A setting apparatus that configures a setting for detecting that an object existing at different positions in images corresponding to different times has passed through a detection line or a detection area composites, on an image, an indication indicating a trajectory of an object in an image, and outputs the...

Commodity recognition apparatus and commodity recognition method
01/15/15 - 20150016672 - The commodity recognition apparatus displays a frame for surrounding a commodity in an image captured by an image capturing module. Then the commodity recognition apparatus recognizes a candidate of the commodity imaged in the frame according to the feature amount of the image in the area surrounded by the frame,...

Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and program
01/15/15 - 20150016673 - An image processing apparatus includes: an object setting section that sets an object image indicating an object which is placed in an image generated by an image capturing section; a detection section that detects the object included in a synthetic image in which the object image and the image generated...

Method and apparatus for connecting devices using eye tracking
01/15/15 - 20150016674 - A method for connecting an electronic device using an eye-tracking technique and an electronic device that implements the method are provided. The method includes acquiring eye-tracking information, obtaining image information corresponding to the eye-tracking information, comparing the image information with specific information about at least one external device, and based...

Terminal apparatus, information processing system, and information processing method
01/15/15 - 20150016675 - A terminal apparatus includes a first execution unit. The first execution unit includes an acquisition unit that acquires a captured image captured by an image capturing unit, a transmitting unit that transmits the captured image acquired by the acquisition unit to an image search system including a storage unit, in...

System and method for detecting object using depth information
01/15/15 - 20150016676 - A system for detecting an object is provided. The system includes a depth image receiver that receives a depth image from a depth camera; a strong classifier that classifies an object region and a non-object region in the depth image based on a characteristic of an object; and an object...

High accuracy beam placement for local area navigation
01/15/15 - 20150016677 - An improved method of high accuracy beam placement for local area navigation in the field of semiconductor chip manufacturing. Preferred embodiments of the present invention can also be used to rapidly navigate to one single bit cell in a memory array or similar structure, for example to characterize or correct...

Apparatus and method of predicting turns of vehicle
01/15/15 - 20150016678 - An apparatus predicts a turn of a vehicle based on a picked-up image of a forward view of the vehicle. The forward view is imaged by an on-vehicle sensor to repeatedly acquire images. The acquired images include position coordinate information of a light source and information indicating whether the light...

Feature extraction device, feature extraction method, and feature extraction program
01/15/15 - 20150016679 - Device (10) comprises: a comparison object pixel acquisition unit (433) which acquires pixel values of a plurality of comparison object pixels which, when each pixel of an image is designated as a pixel of interest, and a ring-shaped region with the pixel of interest being designated as the center thereof...

Hybrid precision tracking
01/15/15 - 20150016680 - Disclosed herein are through-the-lens tracking systems and methods which can enable sub-pixel accurate camera tracking suitable for real-time set extensions. That is, the through-the-lens tracking can make an existing lower precision camera tracking and compositing system into a real-time VFX system capable of sub-pixel accurate real-time camera tracking. With this...

Three-dimensional object detection device
01/15/15 - 20150016681 - A three-dimensional object detection device includes an image capturing unit, an image conversion unit, a three-dimensional object detection unit, a movement speed calculation unit, a three-dimensional object assessment unit, a non-detection-object assessment unit and a control unit. The image conversion unit converts a viewpoint of the images to create bird's-eye...

Reference-based motion tracking during non-invasive therapy
01/15/15 - 20150016682 - During a focused-ultrasound or other non-invasive treatment procedure, the motion of the treatment target or other object(s) of interest can be tracked in real time based on the comparison of treatment images against a reference library of images that have been acquired prior to treatment for the anticipated range of...

Image processing device, image processing method, and program
01/15/15 - 20150016683 - Provided is an image processing device including a global motion detection unit configured to detect a global motion indicating a motion of an entire image, a local motion detection unit configured to detect a local motion indicating a motion of each of areas of an image, and a main subject...

Object detection device, object detection method, and object detection program
01/15/15 - 20150016684 - An object detection device includes a raster scan execution unit that executes a raster scan on an input image using a scan window in order to detect an object within the input image which is input by an image input unit, a scan point acquisition unit that acquires scan points...

Information processing device, information processing system, and program
01/15/15 - 20150016685 - There is provided an information processing device including a control unit to generate play event information based on a determination whether detected behavior of a user is a predetermined play event....

Image processing apparatus, method, and program
01/15/15 - 20150016686 - An image processing apparatus, including a filtering unit that performs filtering on an image using a second order partial differential and calculates a Hessian matrix and an evaluation unit that discriminates a structure included in the image using eigenvalues and eigenvectors of the Hessian matrix, in which the filtering unit...

Method, system and computer storage medium for face detection
01/15/15 - 20150016687 - In a face detection method, preprocess an image, and extract corners from the preprocessed image. Then, filter and combine the corners to obtain a connected component for the corners. Extract a centroid from the connected component of the corners, and match the centroid with a facial template. Then, calculate a...

Salient point-based arrangements
01/15/15 - 20150016688 - A variety of methods and systems involving sensor-equipped portable devices, such as smartphones and tablet computers, are described. One particular embodiment decodes a digital watermark from imagery captured by the device and, by reference to watermark payload data, obtains salient point data corresponding to an object depicted in the imagery....

Method for determining object poses using weighted features
01/08/15 - 20150010202 - A method for determining a pose of an object in a scene by determining a set of scene features from data acquired of the scene and matching the scene features to model features to generate weighted candiate poses when the scene feature matches one of the model features, wherein the...

Methods, apparatuses and computer program products for performing accurate pose estimation of objects
01/08/15 - 20150010203 - An apparatus for determining a pose(s) of an object(s) may include a processor and memory storing executable computer code causing the apparatus to at least perform operations including receiving a detected image of at least one face and analyzing the image of the at least one face based on data...

Person behavior analysis device, person behavior analysis system, person behavior analysis method, and monitoring device
01/08/15 - 20150010204 - A behavior analysis/monitoring device includes: a person detection unit configured to detect a person(s) from image information obtained by capturing images covering an area around an item placement area; a part-of-interest detection unit configured to detect, for each person detected by the person detection unit, a part of interest set...

Apparatus and method for inspecting pins on a probe card
01/08/15 - 20150010205 - Embodiments described herein generally relate to methods and apparatuses for ensuring the integrity of probe card assemblies and verifying that probe cards are ready for testing. In one embodiment, an apparatus includes a stage that allows stable and precise movement of a sensor. The stage includes a first support, a...

Gaze position estimation system, control method for gaze position estimation system, gaze position estimation device, control method for gaze position estimation device, program, and information storage medium
01/08/15 - 20150010206 - A photographing unit photographs a face of the user who is looking at a screen displayed on a display unit. An area detecting unit detects, from the photographed image of the photographing unit, an eye area of the user and at least one of a face area of the user...

Driving assistance device and driving assistance method
01/08/15 - 20150010207 - A current sensor includes: a magneto electric conversion element; and a magnetic field concentrating core applying a magnetic field caused by a measurement object current to the magneto electric conversion element. A planar shape of the magnetic field concentrating core perpendicular to a current flowing direction is a ring shape...

Measuring quality of experience associated with a mobile device
01/08/15 - 20150010208 - Implementations and techniques for measuring quality of experience associated with a mobile device are generally disclosed....

Real time processing of video frames
01/08/15 - 20150010209 - A method and system for real time processing of a sequence of video frames. A current frame in the sequence and at least one frame in the sequence occurring prior to the current frame is analyzed. Each frame includes a two-dimensional array of pixels. The sequence of video frames is...

Real time processing of video frames
01/08/15 - 20150010210 - A method and system for real time processing of a sequence of video frames. A current frame in the sequence and at least one frame in the sequence occurring prior to the current frame is analyzed. The sequence of video frames is received in synchronization with a recording of the...

Real time processing of video frames
01/08/15 - 20150010211 - A method and system for real time processing of a sequence of video frames. A current frame in the sequence and at least one frame in the sequence occurring prior to the current frame is analyzed. The sequence of video frames is received in synchronization with a recording of the...

3d object shape and pose estimation and tracking method and apparatus
01/01/15 - 20150003669 - A method and apparatus for estimating and tracking a 3D object shape and pose estimation is disclosed A plurality of 3D object models of related objects varying in size and shape are obtained, aligned and scaled, and voxelized to create a 2D height map of the 3D models to train...

Measuring the range to an object, in an image, using size categorization
01/01/15 - 20150003670 - When determining a range of distance to an object or vehicle in front of or behind the host vehicle, image data of the object is captured and analyzed to determine the relative location of the object relative to the bottom of an image frame containing the object as well as...

Anomalous object interaction detection and reporting
01/01/15 - 20150003671 - Techniques are disclosed for analyzing a scene depicted in an input stream of video frames captured by a video camera. The techniques include evaluating sequence pairs representing segments of object trajectories. Assuming the objects interact, each of the sequences of the sequence pair may be mapped to a sequence cluster...

Deformable expression detector
01/01/15 - 20150003672 - A method for deformable expression detection is disclosed. For each pixel in a preprocessed image, a sign of a first directional gradient component and a sign of a second directional gradient component are combined to produce a combined sign. Each combined sign is coded into a coded value. An expression...

Dimensioning system
01/01/15 - 20150003673 - An object-analysis system includes a sensor and a processor. The sensor detects the movement and positioning of a user's hands within a three-dimensional space. The processor is communicatively connected to the sensor, and receives the movement and positioning information from the sensor. The processor determines the dimensions of the object...

Method and apparatus for providing information related to location of target object on medical apparatus
01/01/15 - 20150003674 - Provided is a method of providing location information regarding a location of a target object through a medical apparatus. The method includes setting photographing conditions about the target object, acquiring current location information of the target object, acquiring recommended location information of the target object according to the photographing conditions,...

Image processing apparatus and method
01/01/15 - 20150003675 - A background image holding unit is configured to hold a background image. A threshold table holding unit is configured to hold a threshold. A previous frame image holding unit is configured to hold a previous frame image. An object extraction unit is configured to perform a background subtraction process of...

Image processing apparatus for performing object recognition focusing on object motion, and image processing method therefor
01/01/15 - 20150003676 - An image processing apparatus includes a detection unit configured to detect areas that have changed between a plurality of images, a calculation unit configured to calculate movement vectors for respective areas on the plurality of images, an estimation unit configured to estimate areas where a moving object exists in the...

Apparatus and method for detecting lesion
01/01/15 - 20150003677 - An apparatus and method for detecting a lesion, which enables to adaptively determine a parameter value of a lesion detection process using a feature value extracted from a received medical image and a parameter prediction model to improve accuracy in lesion detection and lesion diagnosis. The apparatus and the method...

Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and storage medium
01/01/15 - 20150003678 - An information processing apparatus of the present invention correctly determines in advance whether interference occurs between an object around a target workpiece to be grasped, and a hand. The information processing apparatus includes an obtaining unit configured to obtain a range image of a space including a plurality of workpieces,...

Image processing apparatus and method for processing image for detecting an image area including a defective color tone
01/01/15 - 20150003679 - The invention includes: specifying a face direction in an image including a face; detecting a red-eye area in the face included in the image; and correcting the detected red-eye area in accordance with a correction standard depending on the specified face direction. Alternatively, the invention includes specifying a face direction...

Information processing apparatus, method for processing information, and program
01/01/15 - 20150003680 - Positional information regarding a target region in an image obtained by a first detection unit is obtained from a holding unit, and positional information regarding a target region in the image is obtained by a second detection unit whose detection characteristics are different from those of the first detection unit....

Image processing apparatus and image processing method
01/01/15 - 20150003681 - An apparatus includes an obtaining unit, a setting unit, and an image processing unit. The obtaining unit obtains information representing a face direction in a face region of an image that includes a face. The setting unit sets a processing region for executing imaging processing on the image based on...

Gesture recognition apparatus using vehicle steering wheel, and method for recognizing hand
01/01/15 - 20150003682 - A gesture recognition apparatus capable of recognizing a hand by means of a binary image regardless of direction of light contacting the hand. A binarizing processing section binarizes an input image from a camera to a hand recognizing section to prepare a first binary image by a predetermined method. A...

Systems and methods for tracking location of movable target object
12/25/14 - 20140376768 - An automated process uses a local positioning system to acquire location (i.e., position and orientation) data for one or more movable target objects. In cases where the target objects have the capability to move under computer control, this automated process can use the measured location data to control the position...

Method for detecting large size and passenger vehicles from fixed cameras
12/25/14 - 20140376769 - A method for detecting parking occupancy includes receiving video data from a sequence of frames taken from an associated image capture device monitoring a parking area. The method includes determining at least one candidate region in the parking area. The method includes comparing a size of the candidate region to...

Stereoscopic object detection leveraging assumed distance
12/25/14 - 20140376770 - A method of object detection includes receiving a first image taken by a first stereo camera, receiving a second image taken by a second stereo camera, and offsetting the first image relative to the second image by an offset distance selected such that each corresponding pixel of offset first and...

System for collecting growth information of crops in greenhouse
12/25/14 - 20140376771 - A system provides a collecting growth information of crops in greenhouse. In view of the above, it is possible to estimate the growth and yields of crops depending on the size of the greenhouse and the number of the crops in the greenhouse by collecting growth information of the crops...

Device, operating method and computer-readable recording medium for generating a signal by detecting facial movement
12/25/14 - 20140376772 - A device for generating signal by detecting facial movement and operating method thereof is provided, which includes: an image capture unit, and a processing unit. The image capture unit for obtaining an image series. The processing unit receives the images series from the image capture unit, wherein the processing unit...

Tunable operational parameters in motion-capture and touchless interface operation
12/25/14 - 20140376773 - The technology disclosed can provide for improved motion capture and touchless interface operations by enabling tunable control of operational parameters without compromising the quality of image based recognition, tracking of conformation and/or motion, and/or characterization of objects (including objects having one or more articulating members (i.e., humans and/or animals and/or...

Electronic equipment with image analysis function and related method
12/25/14 - 20140376774 - An electronic equipment for analyzing an image inside a light-proof container having a portable electronic device with a display screen therein is provided. The electronic equipment analyzes the gray values of each two adjacent pixels of the image to determine a number of boundary points of an area which is...

Estimation of object properties in 3d world
12/25/14 - 20140376775 - Objects within two-dimensional video data are modeled by three-dimensional models as a function of object type and motion through manually calibrating a two-dimensional image to the three spatial dimensions of a three-dimensional modeling cube. Calibrated three-dimensional locations of an object in motion in the two-dimensional image field of view of...

Method for segmenting objects in images
12/25/14 - 20140376776 - A method for identifying an attribute of an object represented in an image comprising data defining a predetermined spatial granulation for resolving the object, where the object is in contact with another object. In an embodiment, the method comprises identifying data whose values indicate they correspond to locations completely within...