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Target Tracking Or Detecting

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04/17/14 - 20140105453 - Gesture identification with natural images
A method for gesture identification with natural images includes generating a series of variant images by using each two or more successive ones of the natural images, extracting an image feature from each of the variant images, and comparing the varying pattern of the image feature with a gesture definition...

04/17/14 - 20140105454 - Tracking apparatus
A tracking apparatus includes a grouping setting unit, a tracking feature detection unit, a tracking unit. The grouping setting unit groups a plurality of focus detection areas with an in-focus state. The tracking feature detection unit detects a feature amount of the tracking target in areas of the groups grouped....

04/17/14 - 20140105455 - Information processing apparatus and input control method
An information processing apparatus includes an image capturing section to capture an image of a hand; an extracting section to extract a hand area from the captured image; a reference line determining section to determine a reference pushdown line in the image on the hand area; a determining section to...

04/17/14 - 20140105456 - Device, system and method for determining compliance with an instruction by a figure in an image
A system and method for determining a compliance with an instruction to assemble a figure according to a depiction of the figure on an output device, by presenting image data of the figure, capturing an image of the assembled figure, and comparing the figure captured in the image to the...

04/17/14 - 20140105457 - Method for providing target point candidates for selecting a target point
Method for providing target point candidates forming a candidate set for selecting a target point from the candidate set by means of a geodetic measuring device. The measuring device is coarsely oriented toward the target point, and an image is recorded in the sighting direction. A search process for certain...

04/17/14 - 20140105458 - Method for remotely determining an absolute azimuth of a target point
The invention relates to a method and system for remotely determining an absolute azimuth of a target point (B) by ground means, via the creation of an image bank georeferenced in the absolute azimuth only from a first point (P1) and the use of this image bank as an azimuth...

04/17/14 - 20140105459 - Location-aware event detection
Techniques for detecting one or more events are provided. The techniques include using multiple overlapping regions of interest on a video sequence to cover a location for one or more events, wherein each event is associated with at least one of the multiple overlapping regions of interest, applying multiple-instance learning...

04/17/14 - 20140105460 - Image processing device and image processing method
An image processing device, method and program in which a feature point derivation unit derives a plurality of characteristic points in an input moving image. A tracking subject feature point setting unit sets a feature point within a tracking subject, from the characteristic points. A background feature point setting unit...

04/17/14 - 20140105461 - Methods and apparatus to count people in images
Methods and apparatus to count people in images are disclosed. An example method includes analyzing frame pairs of a plurality of frame pairs captured over a period of time to identify a redundant person indication detected in an overlap region, the overlap region corresponding to an intersection of a first...

04/17/14 - 20140105462 - Methods and apparatus for detecting a composition of an audience of an information presenting device
Methods and apparatus for detecting a composition of an audience of an information presenting device are disclosed. A disclosed example method includes maintaining a first count of a number of people detected in an environment based on image data representative of the environment; when the image data is indicative of...

04/17/14 - 20140105463 - Method and system for motion detection in an image
Embodiments for moving object detection in an image are disclosed. These include detecting a moving object in an input image by selecting video frames that are visually similar to the input image, generating a model motion image by estimating motion for each selected video frame, and detecting, using the model...

04/10/14 - 20140098988 - Fitting contours to features
Various embodiments of methods and apparatus for feature point localization are disclosed. An object in an input image may be detected. A profile model may be applied to determine feature point locations for each object component of the detected object. Applying the profile model may include globally optimizing the feature...

04/10/14 - 20140098989 - Multi-cue object association
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 and object appearance and/or object size attributes are determined for each of the blobs, and costs determined to...

04/10/14 - 20140098990 - Distributed position identification
A method and apparatus for identifying a position of a mobile platform. Images are provided by a camera system on a first mobile platform. The images include images of a second platform. An identified position of the first mobile platform is generated using the images and the position information for...

04/10/14 - 20140098991 - Game doll recognition system, recognition method and game system using the same
The present invention discloses a game doll recognition system, a recognition method, and a game system using the same. The game doll recognition system is capable of recognizing a plurality of game dolls; it includes: a data storage unit storing identification data of the game dolls; an image capturing unit...

04/10/14 - 20140098992 - Electronic divice, selection method, acquisition method, electronic appratus, synthesis method and synthesis program
An electronic device (1) includes an imaging unit (10), and an extraction unit (20) that is configured to extracts rhythm information indicating a pattern of a spatial change in an image captured by the imaging unit (10). The extraction unit (20) includes a first storage unit (22), a calculation unit...

04/10/14 - 20140098993 - Image capture and identification system and process
A digital image of the object is captured and the object is recognized from plurality of objects in a database. An information address corresponding to the object is then used to access information and initiate communication pertinent to the object....

04/10/14 - 20140098994 - Analyzing a segment of video
There is disclosed a quick and efficient method for analyzing a segment of video, the segment of video having a plurality of frames. A reference portion is acquired from a reference frame of the plurality of frames. Plural subsequent portions are then acquired from a corresponding subsequent frame of the...

04/10/14 - 20140098995 - Motion-controlled electronic device and method therefor
An electronic device obtains a motion of a displaced object in two captured video frames utilizing phase correlation of the two frames. The electronic device identifies a magnitude of the motion and an area in a phase correlation surface corresponding to an area of the object, and accordingly determines if...

04/10/14 - 20140098996 - Image display apparatus and image display method
An image display apparatus is provided that can obtain a stable and easy to view detection frame and cut-out image in a captured image in which there is a possibility that a congested region and a non-congested region are mixed, such as an omnidirectional image. Congested region detecting section detects...

04/10/14 - 20140098997 - Method and device for detecting objects in the surroundings of a vehicle
A method for detecting objects in the surroundings of a vehicle. The method includes reading in a first image, of a vehicle camera, which represents the surroundings taken using a first exposure time and reading in a second image of the vehicle camera, which was taken after the first image...

04/03/14 - 20140093125 - Personalized advertising at a point of sale unit
Methods and apparatuses are provided to deliver advertisements personalized for customers proximate a point of sale unit, e.g., a fuel dispenser. An image capturing unit captures at least one image of an object disposed in a specified range of the point of sale unit, e.g., within 6 feet of the...

04/03/14 - 20140093126 - Light id error detection and correction for light receiver position determination
A light receiver records images of light beams originating from a neighborhood of lights, and demodulates identifiers (IDs) from them at determined image positions. The receiver retrieves a set of neighbor IDs for each demodulated ID and a real-world position of the corresponding light. The receiver cross-references the demodulated IDs...

04/03/14 - 20140093127 - Method and system for using fingerprints to track moving objects in video
A method and system for tracking moving objects in a sequence of images. In one illustrative embodiment, a current image in the sequence of images is segmented into a plurality of segments. Segments in the plurality of segments belonging to a same motion profile are fused together to form a...

04/03/14 - 20140093128 - Threshold setting device for setting threshold used in binarization process, object detection device, threshold setting method, and computer readable storage medium
A threshold setting device, an object detection device, a threshold setting method, and a computer readable storage medium are shown. According to one implementation, the threshold setting device includes, an image acquisition unit, a ratio acquisition unit, and a setting unit. The image acquisition unit acquires an image including a...

04/03/14 - 20140093129 - Object detection apparatus and method
According to one embodiment, an object detection apparatus includes an acquisition unit, a first detector, a determination unit, and a second detector. The acquisition unit acquires frames in a time-series manner. The first detector detects a predetermined object in each of the frames. The determination unit stores detection results corresponding...

04/03/14 - 20140093130 - Systems and methods for sensing occupancy
A computer implemented method for sensing occupancy of a workspace includes creating a difference image that represents luminance differences of pixels in past and current images of the workspace resulting from motion in the workspace, determining motion occurring in regions of the workspace based on the difference image, and altering...

03/27/14 - 20140086448 - Appearance model based automatic detection in sensor images
Embodiments relate to appearance model based automatic detection in sensor images. In one arrangement, a detection apparatus of an Automated Threat Detection system utilizes generative, statistical models of human appearance in sensor images, such as MMW images, as a basis for comparison with images received by a sensor such as...

03/27/14 - 20140086449 - Interaction system and motion detection method
A motion detection method applied in an interaction system is provided. The method has the following steps of: retrieving a plurality of images; recognizing a target object from the retrieved images; calculating a first integral value of a position offset value of the target object along a first direction from...

03/27/14 - 20140086450 - Facial tracking method
A facial tracking method for detecting and tracking at least one face image in a region during a time period. The facial tracking method includes a step of performing an image acquiring operation, a step of performing a facial detecting operation to detect whether there is any face image in...

03/27/14 - 20140086451 - Method and apparatus for detecting continuous road partition
A method and an apparatus are disclosed for detecting a continuous road partition with a height, the method comprising the steps of: obtaining disparity maps having the continuous road partition, and U-disparity maps corresponding to the disparity maps; obtaining an intermediate detection result of the continuous road partition detected from...

03/27/14 - 20140086452 - Method, apparatus and computer program product for periodic motion detection in multimedia content
In an example embodiment a method, apparatus and computer program product are provided. The method includes facilitating selection of a region of interest (ROI) in a plurality of frames of a multimedia content. The ROI is associated with a motion of at least one object. An object mobility data matrix...

03/27/14 - 20140086453 - Tire defect detection method
Provided is a tire defect detection method capable of accurately detecting a thinly extending convex defect of a tire surface. Prior to the start of Step S1, two-dimensional images including a slit light image are successively obtained in advance. In Step S1, a slit light image is extracted from data...

03/20/14 - 20140079280 - Automatic detection of persistent changes in naturally varying scenes
A method for detecting a persistent change in a dynamically varying scene includes: obtaining a set of reference images of the scene; transforming the reference images into an abstract feature space; classifying pixels of the reference images in the abstract feature space; generating a stable reduced-reference image based on the...

03/20/14 - 20140079281 - Augmented reality creation and consumption
Architectures and techniques for augmenting content on an electronic device are described herein. In particular implementations, a user may use a portable device (e.g., a smart phone, tablet computer, etc.) to capture images of an environment, such as a room, outdoors, and so on. As the images of the environment...

03/20/14 - 20140079282 - System and method for detecting, tracking and counting human objects of interest using a counting system and a data capture device
A system for counting and tracking objects of interest within a predefined area with a sensor that captures object data and a data capturing device that receives subset data to produce reports that provide information related to a time, geographic, behavioral, or demographic dimension....

03/20/14 - 20140079283 - Generating a representation of an object of interest
A volumetric image of a space is acquired from an imaging system. The space includes an object of interest and another object, and the volumetric image includes data representing the object of interest and the other object. A two-dimensional radiograph of the space is acquired from the imaging system. The...

03/20/14 - 20140079284 - Electronic system
An electronic system comprises an image-sensing device and a processor coupled with the image-sensing device. The image-sensing device includes an image-sensing area configured to generate a picture. The picture includes a noisy region. The processor is configured to select a tracking region from the portion of the picture outside of...

03/20/14 - 20140079285 - Movement prediction device and input apparatus using the same
A movement prediction device includes a CCD camera (image pickup device) for obtaining image information and a control unit for performing prediction of the movement of an operation body. In the control unit, a region regulation unit identifies a movement detection region on the basis of the image information, a...

03/20/14 - 20140079286 - Method and apparatus of object recognition
A method for object recognition recognizing an object included in an image comprises extracting image features from the image; extracting a first candidate object matched to each of the image features with the highest similarity score from among objects within an object database which previously stores information about a target...

03/20/14 - 20140079287 - Sonar imaging
A method for recognising a target in a sonar image, the method comprising: normalising a sonar image; using/defining multiple test objects; rotating each test object between multiple positions; using a projection of each test object in each position as a template, so that multiple templates are provided for each test...

03/13/14 - 20140072168 - Video-tracking for video-based speed enforcement
A method for tracking a moving vehicle includes detecting the vehicle by acquiring a series of temporal related image frames. In an initial frame, the detecting includes locating a reference feature representative of a vehicle. The method further includes setting the reference feature as a full-size template. The method includes...

03/13/14 - 20140072169 - Location determination for an object using visual data
A global position of an observed object is determined by obtaining a first global position of an observed object with at least one positioning device. A determination is made as to whether a set of stored visual characteristic information of at least one landmark matches a visual characteristic information set...

03/13/14 - 20140072170 - 3d human pose and shape modeling
Methods, devices and systems for performing video content analysis to detect humans or other objects of interest a video image is disclosed. The detection of humans may be used to count a number of humans, to determine a location of each human and/or perform crowd analyses of monitored areas....

03/13/14 - 20140072171 - System and method for generating semantic annotations
In accordance with one aspect of the present technique, a method is disclosed. The method includes receiving a new video from one or more sensors and generating a new content graph (CG) based on the new video. The method also includes comparing the new CG with a plurality of prior...

03/13/14 - 20140072172 - Techniques for face detecetion and tracking
Techniques are disclosed that involve face detection. For instance, face detection tasks may be decomposed into sets of one or more sub-tasks. In turn the sub-tasks of the sets may be allocated across multiple image frames. This allocation may be based on a multiple layer, quad-tree approach. In addition, face...

03/13/14 - 20140072173 - Location determination for an object using visual data
A global position of an observed object is determined by obtaining a first global position of an observed object with at least one positioning device. A determination is made as to whether a set of stored visual characteristic information of at least one landmark matches a visual characteristic information set...

03/13/14 - 20140072174 - Location-based signature selection for multi-camera object tracking
Disclosed herein are a method, system, and computer program product for determining a correspondence between a first object (713) tracked in a first field of view and a second object tracked (753) in a second field of view. The method determines a first area (711) in the first field of...

03/13/14 - 20140072175 - Fast articulated motion tracking
The present technology relates to a computer-implemented method for tracking an object in a sequence of multi-view input video images comprising the steps of acquiring a model of the object, tracking the object in the multi-view input video image sequence, and using the model....

03/13/14 - 20140072176 - Method and apparatus for identifying a possible collision object
An imaging unit is arranged in a motor vehicle. The imaging unit is designed for providing, as a function of an image acquired by it, a digital source image of a predefined image size. A first intermediate image of a predefined first intermediate image size is generated by reducing a...

03/06/14 - 20140064552 - System and method for utilizing enhanced scene detection in a depth estimation procedure
A system for performing an enhanced scene detection procedure including a sensor device for capturing blur images of a photographic target. The blur images each correspond to a scene type that is detected from a first scene type which is typically a pillbox blur scene, and a second scene type...

03/06/14 - 20140064553 - System and method for leak detection
This disclosure describes embodiments of systems and methods that can identify and image leaks and spills while simultaneously viewing the unchanging background. In one embodiment, the system includes an image capture device and an image processing device, which receives a first image frame and a second image frame from the...

03/06/14 - 20140064554 - Image station matching, preprocessing, spatial registration and change detection with multi-temporal remotely-sensed imagery
A method for collecting and processing remotely sensed imagery in order to achieve precise spatial co-registration (e.g., matched alignment) between multi-temporal image sets is presented. Such precise alignment or spatial co-registration of imagery can be used for change detection, image fusion, and temporal analysis/modeling. Further, images collected in this manner...

03/06/14 - 20140064555 - System and method for increasing resolution of images obtained from a three-dimensional measurement system
A system uses range and Doppler velocity measurements from a lidar system and images from a video system to estimate a six degree-of-freedom trajectory (6DOF) of a target. The 6DOF transformation parameters are used to transform multiple images to the frame time of a selected image, thus obtaining multiple images...

03/06/14 - 20140064556 - Object detection system and computer program product
According to an embodiment, an object detection system includes an obtaining unit, an estimating unit, a setting unit, a calculating unit, and a detecting unit. The obtaining unit is configured to obtain an image in which an object is captured. The estimating unit is configured to estimate a condition of...

03/06/14 - 20140064557 - Image processing device, image processing method, and a computer-readable non-transitory medium
An image processing method includes recognizing a first object that is included in the image data, calculating a positional variation amount of a feature point that corresponds to the first object and is moving in an image center direction so as to calculate a moving speed of the first object...

03/06/14 - 20140064558 - Object tracking apparatus and method and camera
The invention discloses an object tracking apparatus and method and a camera. The object tracking apparatus is used for determining, according to a predetermined object region containing an object in an initial image of an image sequence, an object region estimated to contain the object in each subsequent image thereof,...

03/06/14 - 20140064559 - Commodity recognition apparatus and commodity recognition method
A commodity recognition apparatus detects an appearance feature amount of a commodity included in an image captured by an image capturing unit, extracts a candidate of the commodity included in the captured image by comparing the data of the appearance feature amount with the feature amount data in a recognition...

03/06/14 - 20140064560 - Motion-validating remote monitoring system
A method of autonomously monitoring a remote site, including the steps of locating a primary detector at a site to be monitored; creating one or more geospatial maps of the site using an overhead image of the site; calibrating the primary detector to the geospatial map using a detector-specific model;...

03/06/14 - 20140064561 - Object information derived from object images
Search terms are derived automatically from images captured by a camera equipped cell phone, PDA, or other image capturing device, submitted to a search engine to obtain information of interest, and at least a portion of the resulting information is transmitted back locally to, or nearby, the device that captured...

03/06/14 - 20140064562 - Approaching-object detector, approaching object detecting method, and recording medium storing its program
An approaching-object detector for detecting an object approaching an own vehicle includes: a memory; and a processor configured to perform a process, the process including extracting a plurality of corresponding feature points from chronologically captured images, which are obtained by capturing the object using an imaging device provided for the...

03/06/14 - 20140064563 - Image processing apparatus, method of controlling image processing apparatus and storage medium
An image processing apparatus comprises: detection means for detecting a region corresponding to a diseased part reference region other than a diseased part region in an input image; and identifying means for identifying the diseased part region based on the corresponding region detected by the detection means....