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System and method for updating geographic data
05/21/15 - 20150139482 - According to one aspect, embodiments of the invention provide a system and method for utilizing the effort expended by a user in responding to a CAPTCHA request to automatically transcribe text from images in order to verify, retrieve and/or update geographic data associated with geographic locations at which the images...

Interactive controls for operating devices and systems
05/21/15 - 20150139483 - An electric device (e.g., module, interactive controller/switch) comprising a gesture sensor can use the gesture sensor to determine (e.g., detect, recognize, identify, etc.) a gesture performed by a user. If the electric device recognizes the gesture as corresponding to a gestural command to control or operate another device and/or system...

Time scale adaptive motion detection
05/21/15 - 20150139484 - A method and system for efficient non-persistent object motion detection comprises evaluating a video segment to identify at least two first pixel classes corresponding to a plurality of stationary pixels and a plurality of pixels in apparent motion, and evaluating the video segment to identify at least two second pixel...

Pose-aligned networks for deep attribute modeling
05/21/15 - 20150139485 - Technology is disclosed for inferring human attributes from images of people. The attributes can include, for example, gender, age, hair, and/or clothing. The technology uses part-based models, e.g., Poselets, to locate multiple normalized part patches from an image. The normalized part patches are provided into trained convolutional neural networks to...

Electronic eyeglasses and method of manufacture thereto
05/21/15 - 20150139486 - A system and methods for recognizing certain eye or eyelid gestures such as by opening or closing of eyelid or movement of the pupil as signals to trigger certain predesigned desired events. An embodiment comprises of electronic glasses placed in front of the eye to recognize certain eye or eyelid...

Image processor with static pose recognition module utilizing segmented region of interest
05/21/15 - 20150139487 - An image processing system comprises an image processor having image processing circuitry and an associated memory. The image processor is configured to implement a gesture recognition system comprising a static pose recognition module. The static pose recognition module is configured to identify a region of interest in at least one...

Method and system of identifying non-distinctive images/objects in a digital video and tracking such images/objects using temporal and spatial queues
05/21/15 - 20150139488 - A method and system to identify and locate images/objects which may be characterized as non-distinctive or “feature-less” and which would be difficult to locate by conventional means comprises a plurality of steps including identifying first and second frame markers, increasing granularity between the frame markers, identifying at least one dominant...

Task assistance system, task assistance method, and program
05/21/15 - 20150139489 - A task assistance system includes: a location detection unit (101) for setting a sensing plane in a first face side of a display means capable of displaying a plurality of articles and calculating location information of a hand located on the sensing plane or location information of an object different...

Discrimination container generation device and pattern detection device
05/21/15 - 20150139490 - A discriminator generation device 10 includes a feature quantity extraction unit 13 which, using at least two pattern groups having patterns of different sizes for a detection object, extracts a feature quantity of patterns configuring each pattern group, and a discriminator generation unit 14 which generates a discriminator for detecting...

Automatic occlusion region identification using radiation imaging modality
05/21/15 - 20150139491 - Among other things, one or more systems and/or techniques for identifying an occlusion region in an image representative of an object subjected to examination is provided for herein. Such systems and/or techniques may find particular application in the context of object recognition analysis. An image is generated of the object...

Image recognition apparatus and data registration method for image recognition apparatus
05/21/15 - 20150139492 - An image recognition apparatus is provided, comprising: an extraction unit extracting feature amount data of a subject from an image; a database registering a plurality of pieces of feature amount data extracted from different images of one registered object; and a comparing unit identifying whether or not the subject is...

Commodity recognition apparatus and commodity recognition method
05/21/15 - 20150139493 - In accordance with one embodiment, a commodity recognition apparatus detects, from a captured image, an object imaged in the captured image and extracts an appearance feature amount of the object from the image of the object; compares the extracted appearance feature amount with feature amount data of a dictionary file...

Slow change detection system
05/21/15 - 20150139494 - A slow change detection system includes: an image acquisition unit adapted to acquire a photographed image including consecutive images of a monitored object; a reference image acquisition unit adapted to acquire a reference image corresponding to the photographed image of the monitored object; a reference image area extraction unit adapted...

Electronic device and method for processing image thereof
05/21/15 - 20150139495 - A method for processing an image of an electronic device is provided, which includes detecting at least one motion object from image information. When there are two motion objects, determining whether the motion objects are separated from or combined with each other. At least one motion object is extracted the...

Method for processing image and electronic device thereof
05/21/15 - 20150139496 - A method of operating an electronic device is provided. The method of operating an electronic device includes displaying an image of a first resolution, determining at least a partial region of the image, and displaying an image of a second resolution corresponding to the partial region....

Liveness detection
05/21/15 - 20150139497 - An image of a portion of a person's body is accessed, the image having been captured by an image capture device. Using the image, measurements of characteristics in the image are obtained, the characteristics in the image having been selected based on a statistical analysis of characteristics (i) in a...

Support vector machine based object detection system and associated method
05/14/15 - 20150131848 - An exemplary object detection method includes generating feature block components representing an image frame, and analyzing the image frame using the feature block components. For each feature block row of the image frame, feature block components associated with the feature block row are evaluated to determine a partial vector dot...

Mobile image acquisition
05/14/15 - 20150131849 - A set of conditions associated with monitoring a given environment is received. One or more locations in the given environment are determined, based on at least a portion of the received set of conditions, for which data is to be acquired. The given environment is traversed through the one or...

Identifying user activities using eye tracking data, mouse events, and keystrokes
05/14/15 - 20150131850 - A computing device classifies user activities for a person interacting with a computer user interface using one or more user interface devices. The computing device receives eye tracking data for the person, which includes a sequence of fixations ordered temporally. Each fixation corresponds to a plurality of consecutive measured gaze...

System and method for using apparent size and orientation of an object to improve video-based tracking in regularized environments
05/14/15 - 20150131851 - A system and method for optimizing video-based tracking of an object of interest are provided. A video of a regularized motion environment that comprise multiple video frames is acquired and an initial instance of an object of interest in one of the frames is then detected. An expected size and...

Object position determination
05/14/15 - 20150131852 - In embodiments, apparatuses, methods and storage media for human-computer interaction are described. In embodiments, an apparatus may include one or more light sources and a camera. Through capture of images by the camera, the computing device may detect positions of objects of a user, within a three-dimensional (3-D) interaction region...

Stereo matching system and method for generating disparity map using same
05/14/15 - 20150131853 - A stereo matching system comprising a face detection unit configured to detect a face area using either one of a reference image and a target image provided thereto to extract information about the detected face area and a support window setting unit configured to compare between the information about the...

Image measurement apparatus, image measurement method, and image measuring program storage medium
05/14/15 - 20150131854 - A partial image extracting unit extracts images of a predetermined size and constant magnification from a tissue region. A mask generating unit generates a mask for removing a region not intended for measurement from the tissue region for each extracted image. A complete mask generating unit generates a temporary complete...

Gesture recognition device and control method for the same
05/14/15 - 20150131855 - A gesture recognition device configured to detect a gesture from acquired image and generate command issued to a control target instrument according to the gesture, the gesture recognition device comprising: an image acquisition unit configured to acquire an image; a gesture acquisition unit configured to detect a target region performing...

Monitoring device and monitoring method
05/14/15 - 20150131856 - A monitoring device configured to monitor whether a look of a target person is in a proper state suitable for a working environment, and comprising: an image input unit configured to input an image of the target person; a detector configured to analyze the image input by the image input...

Vehicle recognizing user gesture and method for controlling the same
05/14/15 - 20150131857 - A vehicle is provided that is capable of preventing malfunction or inappropriate operation of the vehicle due to a passenger error by distinguishing a gesture of a driver from that of the passenger when a gesture of a user is recognized, and a method for controlling the same is provided....

Tracking device and tracking method
05/14/15 - 20150131858 - A non-transitory computer-readable medium storing a program for tracking a feature point in an image that causes a computer to execute a process, the process includes: calculating first values indicating degree of corner for respective pixels in another image, based on change of brightness values in horizontal direction and vertical...

Method and apparatus for tracking object, and method and apparatus for calculating object pose information
05/14/15 - 20150131859 - A method and apparatus for tracking an object, and a method and apparatus for calculating object pose information are provided. The method of tracking the object obtains object feature point candidates by using a difference between pixel values of neighboring frames. A template matching process is performed in a predetermined...

Airport target tracking system
05/14/15 - 20150131860 - A system for tracking objects using an intelligent Video processing system in the context of airport surface monitoring. The system addresses airport surface monitoring operational issues such as all weather conditions, high robustness, and low false report rate. The output can be used to complement existing airport surface monitoring systems....

Multi-view object detection using appearance model transfer from similar scenes
05/14/15 - 20150131861 - View-specific object detectors are learned as a function of scene geometry and object motion patterns. Motion directions are determined for object images extracted from a training dataset and collected from different camera scene viewpoints. The object images are categorized into clusters as a function of similarities of their determined motion...

Human tracking system
05/14/15 - 20150131862 - An image such as a depth image of a scene may be received, observed, or captured by a device. A grid of voxels may then be generated based on the depth image such that the depth image may be downsampled. A background included in the grid of voxels may also...

Representative motion flow extraction for effective video classification and retrieval
05/14/15 - 20150131863 - Technologies are generally described herein for extracting a representative motion flow from a video. Technologies are also generally described herein for retrieving a video utilizing the representative motion flow. The representative motion flow may be extracted utilizing a sliding window approach to generate interesting motion flows. The representative motion flow...

Enhanced outlier removal for 8 point algorithm used in camera motion estimation
05/07/15 - 20150125027 - A method to filter outliers in an image-aided motion-estimation system is provided. The method includes selecting eight-image-points in a first image received from a moving imaging device at at least one processor; selecting eight-image-points in a second image that correspond to the selected eight-image-points in the first image at the...

Electronic device and video object motion trajectory modification method thereof
05/07/15 - 20150125028 - An electronic device and a video object motion trajectory modification method thereof are provided. The electronic device includes a video providing unit and a processing unit. The video providing unit is configured to provide a video. The processing unit is configured to extract a video segment from the video. The...

Method, tv set and system for recognizing tv station logo
05/07/15 - 20150125029 - The present disclosure discloses a method, a TV set and a system for recognizing a TV station logo. The method includes: obtaining a TV screen image; for each of a plurality of pre-stored standard TV station logos, selecting a matching area of the standard TV station logo from the TV...

Image processing device, image processing system, image processing method, and program
05/07/15 - 20150125030 - A body hair region detection unit includes: a projective transform unit that generates a projected image by projectively transforming a first image generated by photographing a body hair into the coordinate system of a second image generated by photographing the body hair from a different direction from the first image;...

Three-dimensional object detection device
05/07/15 - 20150125031 - A three-dimensional object detection has an image capturing device, a three-dimensional object detection unit, a high-luminance area assessment unit and a controller. The image capturing device captures images of an area including a right-side detection area or a left-side detection area rearward of a vehicle. The three-dimensional object detection unit...

Object detection device
05/07/15 - 20150125032 - The object detection device according to the present invention includes: an image obtainer configured to obtain, from a camera for taking images of a predetermined image sensed area, the images of the predetermined image sensed area at a predetermined time interval sequentially; a difference image creator configured to calculate a...

Bone fragment tracking
05/07/15 - 20150125033 - A method of determining bone fragment navigation may include receiving pre-operative 2D image data of a reference bone structure and a bone fragment. The reference bone structure may include a first set of fiducial markers provided thereon, and the bone fragment may include a second set of fiducial markers provided...

Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and storage medium
05/07/15 - 20150125034 - To calculate the position and orientation of a target object with high accuracy, an information processing apparatus converts an image feature on a two-dimensional image into a corresponding position in a three-dimensional space, acquires a first registration error between the converted image feature and a geometric feature of a model,...

Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and storage medium for position and orientation measurement of a measurement target object
05/07/15 - 20150125035 - To perform robust position and orientation measurement even in a situation where noise exist, an image including a target object is obtained, an approximate position and orientation of the target object included in the obtained image are obtained, information related to a shadow region of the target object in the...

Extraction of video fingerprints and identification of multimedia using video fingerprinting
05/07/15 - 20150125036 - A video fingerprinting algorithm extracts characteristic features from regions of interest in a media object, such as a video signal. The regions of interest contain the perceptually important parts of the video signal. A fingerprint may be extracted from a target media object, and the fingerprint the target media content...

Heuristic motion detection methods and systems for interactive applications
05/07/15 - 20150125037 - A method is provided for motion detection comprising acquiring a series of images of an audience in a viewing area comprising a current image and a previous image, determining a plurality of optical flow vectors, each representing movement of one of a plurality of visual elements from a first location...

Recognition apparatus, method, and computer program product
05/07/15 - 20150125038 - In an embodiment, a recognition apparatus includes: an obtaining unit configured to obtain positions of a specific part in a coordinate system having a first axis to an n-th axis (n≧2); a calculating unit configured to calculate a movement vector of the specific part; a principal axis selecting unit configured...

Object identification system and method
04/30/15 - 20150117703 - An object identification method is provided. The method includes dividing an input video into a number of video shots, each containing one or more video frames. The method also includes detecting target-class object occurrences and related-class object occurrences in each video shot. Further, the method includes generating hint information including...

Bus lane infraction detection method and system
04/30/15 - 20150117704 - This disclosure provides methods and systems for form a trajectory of a moving vehicle captured with an image capturing device. According to one exemplary embodiment, a method forms a trajectory of a moving vehicle and determines if the vehicle is moving in one of a permitted manner and an unpermitted...

Hybrid parking detection
04/30/15 - 20150117705 - The present invention combines the strengths of the background-subtraction and edge-detection algorithm for parking detection. Being computationally efficient, the background-subtraction algorithm is used whenever possible. On the other hand, being robust, the edge-detection algorithm is used at calibration points, or when the background-subtraction algorithm cannot reliably determine the parking state....

Visual object tracking method
04/30/15 - 20150117706 - A visual object tracking method includes the steps of: setting an object window having a target in a video image; defining a search window greater than the object window; analyzing an image pixel of the object window to generate a color histogram for defining a color filter which includes a...

Systems and methods for determining motion saliency
04/30/15 - 20150117707 - Techniques for determining motion saliency in video content using center-surround receptive fields. In some implementations, images or frames from a video may be apportioned into non-overlapped regions, for example, by applying a rectilinear grid. For each grid region, or cell, motion consistency may be measured between the center and surround...

Three dimensional close interactions
04/30/15 - 20150117708 - Described herein is a method for detecting, identifying and tracking hand, hand parts, and fingers on the hand (500) of a user within depth images of a three-dimensional scene. Arms of a user are detected, identified, segmented from the background of the depth images, and tracked with respect to time....

Robust scale estimation in real-time monocular sfm for autonomous driving
04/30/15 - 20150117709 - A method for performing three-dimensional (3D) localization requiring only a single camera including capturing images from only one camera; generating a cue combination from sparse features, dense stereo and object bounding boxes; correcting for scale in monocular structure from motion (SFM) using the cue combination for estimating a ground plane;...

System for locating mobile display devices
04/30/15 - 20150117710 - A system is provided in which a mobile display device, such as a cellular phone, a computing tablet, a mobile computer or any other portable device that incorporates a computing element and a display element, is adapted to display a predetermined pattern. The pattern can be either visible or invisible...

Image processing method using sensed eye position
04/30/15 - 20150117711 - A method is described for processing an image previously captured by a camera and stored in a processor readable memory. The method involves detecting a face within the stored image and detecting a position of the first face within the stored image. The method additionally involves performing region-specific image processing...

Computer vision based control of a device using machine learning
04/30/15 - 20150117712 - A method for computer vision based control of a device, the method comprising: obtaining a first frame comprising an image of an object within a field of view; identifying the object by applying computer vision algorithms; storing image related shape information of the identified object; obtaining a second frame comprising...

Determine spatiotemporal causal interactions in data
04/30/15 - 20150117713 - Techniques for detecting outliers in data and determining spatiotemporal causal interactions in the data are discussed. A process collects global positioning system (GPS) points in logs and identifies geographical locations to represent the area where the service vehicles travelled with a passenger. The process models traffic patterns by: partitioning the...

Image and map-based detection of vehicles at intersections
04/23/15 - 20150110344 - A system, device, and methods for image and map-based detection of vehicles at intersections. Once example computer-implemented method for detecting objects includes receiving, from the one or more sensors disposed on a vehicle, image data representative of an image and detecting an object on the image. The method further includes...

Remote tracking of objects
04/23/15 - 20150110345 - The presently disclosed subject matter includes a tracking system and method which for tracking objects by a sensing unit operable to communicate over a communication link with a control center which enables to execute a command generated at the control center with respect to a selected object in an image...

Spectral imaging based decision support, treatment planning and/or intervention guidance
04/23/15 - 20150110346 - A method includes obtaining first spectral image data, which includes at least a first component corresponding to a targeted first K-edge based contrast agent administered to a subject if a target of the targeted first K-edge based contrast agent is present in the subject, decomposing the first spectral image data...

Image processing device and image processing method
04/23/15 - 20150110347 - An image processing device includes a processor; and a memory which stores a plurality of instructions, which when executed by the processor, cause the processor to execute: acquiring a first image and a second image which are captured by cameras having optical axes different from each other; calculating a calculation...

Systems and methods for automated detection of regions of interest in retinal images
04/23/15 - 20150110348 - Embodiments disclose systems and methods that aid in screening, diagnosis and/or monitoring of medical conditions. The systems and methods may allow, for example, for automated identification and localization of lesions and other anatomical structures from medical data obtained from medical imaging devices, computation of image-based biomarkers including quantification of dynamics...

Face tracking apparatuses and methods
04/23/15 - 20150110349 - A face tracking apparatus includes: a face region detector; a segmentation unit; an occlusion probability calculator; and a tracking unit. The face region detector is configured to detect a face region based on an input image. The segmentation unit is configured to segment the face region into a plurality of...

Enhanced stereo imaging-based metrology
04/23/15 - 20150110350 - A solution for evaluating an object using physical three-dimensional locations of the various points on the object derived from image data concurrently acquired by two or more cameras (e.g., stereo image data) is provided. Image data concurrently acquired by at least two cameras at each of multiple instants is processed...

Face detection
04/23/15 - 20150110351 - A data processing system for performing face detection on a stream of frames of image data, the data processing system comprising: a skin patch identifier configured to identify one or more patches of skin colour in a first frame and characterise each patch in the first frame using a respective...

Skin colour probability map
04/23/15 - 20150110352 - A data processing system for performing face detection on a stream of frames of image data, the data processing system comprising: a face detector configured to detect a first face candidate in a first frame by performing face detection within first search tiles defined for the first frame; a colour...

Paper-sheet handling apparatus and paper-sheet handling method
04/23/15 - 20150110353 - A paper-sheet handling apparatus (10) includes: a recognition unit (14) configured to obtain recognition information of a paper sheet by recognizing the paper sheet, and to obtain an image of the paper sheet so as to obtain paper-sheet information from the acquired image of the paper sheet; a reject unit...

Isolate extraneous motions
04/23/15 - 20150110354 - A system may receive image data and capture motion with respect to a target in a physical space and recognize a gesture from the captured motion. It may be desirable to isolate aspects of captured motion to differentiate random and extraneous motions. For example, a gesture may comprise motion of...

Vision-2-vision control system
04/23/15 - 20150110355 - A method for controlling an object space having an associated object environment includes the steps of, defining a target set of coordinates in the object space, recognizing the presence of a predetermined object in the object space, and determining a coordinate location of the recognized predetermined object in the object...

Scene recognition method and apparatus
04/23/15 - 20150110356 - A scene recognition method includes acquiring an image and sensor data corresponding to the image and determining, in accordance with the sensor data, whether a scene of the image is a non-high-dynamic range (HDR) scene. The method also includes extracting an image feature of the image when it is not...

Probabilistic neural network based moving object detection method and an apparatus using the same
04/16/15 - 20150104062 - The present disclosure proposes a method of moving object detection in variable bit-rate video steams based on probabilistic neural networks, and the method features a background generation module and a moving object detection module. The background generation module produces a model of background images which express properties of variable bit-rate...

Cruising zone division line recognition apparatus
04/16/15 - 20150104063 - A cruising zone division line recognition apparatus has an image acquisition device that acquires an image including a road surface ahead of a vehicle, and an image recognition device. The image recognition device adds blurring to an area including the road surface in the acquired image and recognizes a cruising...

Method and system for detection of foreign objects in maritime environments
04/16/15 - 20150104064 - The present invention provides techniques for detecting foreign objects in a region of interest in maritime environments. Image data indicative of a sequence of successively acquired images of the region of interest, is analyzed to determine candidate points of interest, and data indicative of said points is processed to identify...

Apparatus and method for recognizing object in image
04/16/15 - 20150104065 - An apparatus and method for recognizing an object are provided. The apparatus includes an input component configured to receive an input image that includes a target object, and a processor configured to recognize a target object in the received image using image-object correlation information that represents a correlation between an...

Method for improving tracking in crowded situations using rival compensation
04/16/15 - 20150104066 - A method for tracking objects across a number of image frames includes tracking objects in the frames based on appearance models of each foreground region corresponding to each of the objects and determining if a plurality of the tracked objects overlap. Where a plurality of the tracked objects overlap, the...

Method and apparatus for tracking object, and method for selecting tracking feature
04/16/15 - 20150104067 - A method and an apparatus for tracking an object, and a method for selecting a tracking feature are disclosed. The object tracking method includes tracking, based on a previously selected first tracking feature, the object in a sequence of video frames having the object; when a scene of the video...

System and method for locating fiducials with known shape
04/16/15 - 20150104068 - This invention provides a system and method for determining the pose of shapes that are known to a vision system that undergo both affine transformation and deformation. The object image with fiducial is acquired. The fiducial has affine parameters, including degrees of freedom (DOFs), search ranges and search step sizes,...

Method for discovering augmented reality object, and terminal
04/16/15 - 20150104069 - A method for discovering an augmented reality (AR) object is provided that is applicable to the field of AR technologies. The method for discovering an AR object includes, when it is determined, according to a pre-generated navigation route and a movement speed of a terminal, that a vicinity of a...