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Model for mapping settlements
02/26/15 - 20150055820 - A programmable media includes a graphical processing unit in communication with a memory element. The graphical processing unit is configured to detect one or more settlement regions from a high resolution remote sensed image based on the execution of programming code. The graphical processing unit identifies one or more settlements...

Multi-tracker object tracking
02/26/15 - 20150055821 - Systems and approaches are provided for tracking an object using multiple tracking processes. By combining multiple lightweight tracking processes, object tracking can be robust, use a limited amount of power, and enable a computing device to respond to input corresponding to the motion of the object in real time. The...

Method and apparatus for user recognition
02/26/15 - 20150055822 - A method for user recognition, comprising receiving user information from an information unit of a user; detecting the user face in a captured user image; and recognizing the user identity in the captured image according to a predetermined gesture associated with the user information and performed by the user....

Image inspection method and inspection region setting method
02/26/15 - 20150055823 - An image inspection method executed by an image inspection apparatus includes an acquisition step of acquiring an inspection target object image obtained by capturing an image of an inspection target object, a setting reading step of reading, from a storage device that stores inspection region defining information in advance, the...

Method of detecting a main subject in an image
02/26/15 - 20150055824 - A method for detecting a main subject in an image comprises the steps of: (i) computing a plurality of saliency features from the image (14) with a control system (20); (ii) generating a spatial weight map for each of a plurality of image segments of the image (14) with the...

Object detection apparatus and storage medium
02/26/15 - 20150055825 - Important information about an object is detected using less arithmetic processing. An object detection unit generates an edge image from a color image. The object detection unit evaluates symmetry of an image included in the edge image by performing processing in accordance with the position of a target pixel. The...

Dust removal technology for driver vision leverage
02/26/15 - 20150055826 - A system includes a way of improving an image obscured by airborne particles. The system includes a decomposition processor and an image generation processor. The decomposition processor decomposes an object of interest moving in a first image at a first rate of speed into at least one first subspace vector....

Motion capture while fishing
02/26/15 - 20150055827 - Various implementations described herein are directed to a non-transitory computer readable medium having stored thereon computer-executable instructions which, when executed by a computer, may cause the computer to automatically receive motion capture data recorded by one or more cameras. The computer may analyze the motion capture data to detect a...

Moving object detection method and system
02/26/15 - 20150055828 - A moving object detection method includes acquiring two depth image frames including depth information, which are obtained by continuously taking images of a moving object, the two depth image frames including a present depth image frame and at least one past depth image frame; dividing each of the two depth...

Method and apparatus for tracking object
02/26/15 - 20150055829 - A method and an apparatus for tracking an object are disclosed. The method includes determining a first position by a first tracking template and determining a second position by a second tracking template, the first and second tracking templates being formed based on first and second feature sets, respectively, the...

Automatically determining field of view overlap among multiple cameras
02/26/15 - 20150055830 - Field of view overlap among multiple cameras are 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...

Recognition procedure for identifying multiple items in images
02/19/15 - 20150049902 - The disclosure includes a system and method for identifying multiple items in an image. A image recognition application receives a query image of items, computes features of the query image, for each feature finds an indexed image with closest matched features in a database, determines that the shape of the...

Methods and systems for detecting patch panel ports from an image in which some ports are obscured
02/19/15 - 20150049903 - A method of estimating one or more dimensions of a patch panel may include receiving an image of a patch panel that comprises a plurality of ports and one or more gaps, extracting, by a computing device, a region of interest from the received image, detecting, by the computing device,...

Reflection based tracking system
02/19/15 - 20150049904 - In one embodiment, a processor can receive data representing a view reflected by a mirror of a plurality of mirrors. The plurality of mirrors may be configured in a space to reflect a plurality of views of structures in the space. The mirror of the plurality of mirrors may include...

Map generation for an environment based on captured images
02/19/15 - 20150049905 - Systems and methods for map generation for an environment based on captured images are disclosed. According to an aspect, a method includes capturing a first image of an environment. The method also includes identifying a reference in the first image. Further, the method includes generating, based on the identified reference,...

Human image tracking system, and human image detection and human image tracking methods thereof
02/19/15 - 20150049906 - A human image detection and tracking systems and methods are disclosed. A human image detection method comprises receiving a depth image data from a depth image sensor by an image processing unit, removing a background image of the depth image sensor and outputting a foreground image by the image processing...

High accuracy image matching apparatus and high accuracy image matching method using a skin marker and a feature point in a body
02/19/15 - 20150049907 - A high accuracy image matching apparatus and a high accuracy image matching method using a skin marker and a feature point in a body, which uses ultrasonic probe or a radiation probe as a portion of the marker for image matching, are disclosed. As an embodiment, the high accuracy image...

Subject change detection system and subject change detection method
02/19/15 - 20150049908 - The invention detects a change in a subject by detecting the subject from an image, acquiring a feature quantity distribution that indicates shape information of the detected subject, accumulating the shape information that is indicated by the acquired feature quantity distribution and comparing the shape information a predetermined period of...

Information processing device, information processing method and program
02/19/15 - 20150049909 - Provided an information processing device including ail image acquisition configured to acquire a captured image, a change detection unit configured to detect a change in a state of a subject in a network service recognized from the captured image, and a depiction change unit configured to change a depiction of...

Imaging workflow using facial and non-facial features
02/19/15 - 20150049910 - A method for determining an impact score for a digital image includes providing the digital image wherein the digital image includes faces; using a processor to determine an image feature for the faces; using the processor to compute an object impact score for the faces, wherein the object impact score...

Method and device for safeguarding a hazardous working area of an automated machine
02/19/15 - 20150049911 - A method and device for safeguarding a hazardous working area includes a camera system for generating successive 3-D images of the working area, and an evaluation unit comprising a fail-safe foreign object detector, a classifier, a person tracker and a comparator. The foreign object detector generates a first signal comprising...

Image processing to prevent access to private information
02/19/15 - 20150049912 - A processing resource receives original image data by a surveillance system. The original image data captures at least private information and occurrence of activity in a monitored region. The processing resource applies one or more transforms to the original image data to produce transformed image data. Application of the one...

Speckle sensing for motion tracking
02/12/15 - 20150043770 - Speckle sensing for motion tracking is described, for example, to track a user's finger or head in an environment to control a graphical user interface, to track a hand-held device, to track digits of a hand for gesture-based control, and to track 3D motion of other objects or parts of...

Hybrid method and system of video and vision based access control for parking stall occupancy determination
02/12/15 - 20150043771 - Hybrid methods, systems and processor-readable media for video and vision based access control for parking occupancy determination. One or more image frames of a parking area of interest can be acquired from among two or more regions of interest defined with respect to the parking area of interest. The regions...

Method of, and apparatus for, landmark location
02/12/15 - 20150043772 - An apparatus for locating a landmark in a set of image data comprises a landmark location unit that is configured, for each of a plurality of image data items, to obtain from a first two-class classifier a first classification of the image data item as foreground or background, to obtain...

Accurate positioning system using attributes
02/12/15 - 20150043773 - A Position Identification Solution offers a way to determine the position of a Mobile Device by defining a set of known positions and an associated set of objects, shapes, or attributes. A Mobile Device determines its position by scanning an object, shape, or attribute using an included camera, and a...

Automatic planning for medical imaging
02/12/15 - 20150043774 - Disclosed herein is a framework for facilitating automatic planning for medical imaging. In accordance with one aspect, the framework receives first image data of a subject. One or more imaging parameters may then be derived using a geometric model and at least one reference anatomical primitive detected in the first...

Object detection device, object detection method and program
02/12/15 - 20150043775 - A preprocessing section 12 is added to the upstream stage of an object detecting processing section 13, and provides an obtained corrected image (image obtained by subjecting an input image to contrast enhancement) as an input image for the object detecting processing section 13. This facilitates the detection of the...

Timing system and method
02/12/15 - 20150043776 - A timing system that includes a glyph associated with an object to be timed and at least one camera for capturing images of the glyph or associated object. A computer generates a virtual line, associates the virtual line with at least one of the images, and determines when the glyph...

Three dimensional detecting device and method for detecting images thereof
02/12/15 - 20150043777 - A method includes generating a disparity map according to two sets of image data, identifying at least one object in the disparity map, mapping the at least one object onto a plane view, tracking at least one object on the plane view, and providing a robust algorithm about a cross-line...

System and method for contexually interpreting image sequences
02/12/15 - 20150043778 - A system and method for contextually interpreting image sequences are provided. The method comprises receiving video from one or more video sources, and generating one or more questions associated with one or more portions of the video based on at least one user-defined objective. The method further comprises sending the...

Automatic generation of built-up layers from high resolution satellite image data
02/05/15 - 20150036874 - A system for automatically extracting interesting structures or areas (e.g., built-up structures such as buildings, tents, etc.) from HR/VHR satellite imagery data using corresponding LR satellite imagery data. The system breaks down HR/VHR input satellite images into a plurality of components (e.g., groups of pixels), organizes the components into a...

Method and system for application execution based on object recognition for mobile devices
02/05/15 - 20150036875 - Embodiments of the present invention enable mobile devices to behave as a dedicate remote control for different target devices through camera detection of a particular target device and autonomous execution of applications linked to the detected target device. Also, when identical target devices are detected, embodiments of the present invention...

Associating a code with an object
02/05/15 - 20150036876 - Described are machine vision systems, methods, and apparatus, including computer program products for associating codes with objects. In an embodiment, a machine vision system includes an area-scan camera having a field of view (FOV), the area-scan camera disposed relative to a first workspace such that the FOV covers at least...

Sparse reduced (spare) filter
02/05/15 - 20150036877 - The disclosure provides a filtering engine for selecting sparse filter components used to detect a material of interest (or specific target) in a hyperspectral imaging scene and applying the sparse filter to a plurality of pixels in the scene. The filtering engine transforms a spectral reference representing the material of...

Image processing apparatus and image processing method
02/05/15 - 20150036878 - There is provided an image processing apparatus for composing a plurality of images captured while changing an exposure amount, including a displacement detection means for detecting a displacement amount between the plurality of images, a correction means for correcting a displacement between the images based on the displacement amount detected...

Posture estimating apparatus, posture estimating method and storing medium
02/05/15 - 20150036879 - The present invention aims to estimate a more consistent posture in regard to a multi-joint object. A target range image is first input, a human body region is extracted from the input range image, a target joint position candidate is calculated from the input range image, and a joint position...

Analysis system
02/05/15 - 20150036880 - An analysis system 200 of the present invention includes: an engine controlling part 210 configured to control an analysis operation of an analysis engine accepting input of analysis target data and executing an analysis process on the analysis target data. The engine controlling part 210 includes: an input data judging...

Identifying iot devices/objects/people using out-of-band signaling/metadata in conjunction with optical images
02/05/15 - 20150036881 - The disclosure relates to identifying an object associated with a nearby Internet of Things (IoT) device. In an aspect, a device receives identifying information associated with the nearby IoT device, detects a nearby object in a field of view of a camera application, determines whether or not the nearby object...

Auditing video analytics through essence generation
02/05/15 - 20150036882 - Video analytics data is audited through review of selective subsets of visual images from a visual image stream as a function of a temporal relationship of the images to a triggering alert event. The subset comprehends an image contemporaneous with the triggering alert event and one or more other images...

System and method for identifying a particular human in images using an artificial image composite or avatar
02/05/15 - 20150036883 - A system and method for detecting a particular human in a plurality of images of humans may include one or more processors to receive input data describing the appearance of the particular human via a graphical user interface (GUI). An image representing the particular human may be generated based on...

Recognizing gestures captured by video
02/05/15 - 20150036884 - Motions and gestures can be detected using a video capture element of a computing device even when the video capture element is not able to accurately capture the motion. Information about the background in the image information can be determined, and the way in which that background information is occluded...

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....