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Method of establishing adjustable-block background model for detecting real-time image object
12/18/14 - 20140369552 - A method of establishing an adjustable-block background model for detecting a real-time image object is provided to obtain a surveillance image by a surveillance apparatus. The surveillance image has a plurality of pixels. The method includes steps of: segmenting the surveillance image into a plurality of blocks each having a...

Method for triggering signal and in-vehicle electronic apparatus
12/18/14 - 20140369553 - A signal triggering method and an in-vehicle electronic apparatus are provided. A plurality of images of a driver is continuously captured by using an image capturing unit, and a face motion information or an eyes open-shut information is obtained by detecting a face motion or an eyes open/shut action of...

Face beautification system and method of use thereof
12/18/14 - 20140369554 - A face beautification system and a method of face beautification. On embodiment of the face beautification system includes: (1) a coarse feature detector configured to generate an approximation of facial features in an image, (2) an edge-preserving filter configured to reduce distortions in the approximation, and (3) a feature enhancer...

Tracker assisted image capture
12/18/14 - 20140369555 - A method for picture processing is described. A first tracking area is obtained. A second tracking area is also obtained. The method includes beginning to track the first tracking area and the second tracking area. Picture processing is performed once a portion of the first tracking area overlapping the second...

Applying super resolution for quality improvement of ocr processing
12/18/14 - 20140369556 - Systems and methods for improving the quality of recognition of the object based on a series of frame images of objects are described herein. A plurality of images depicting the same object are received. A first image is selected from the plurality of images. The first image may be an...

Systems and methods for feature-based tracking
12/18/14 - 20140369557 - Disclosed embodiments pertain to feature based tracking. In some embodiments, a camera pose may be obtained relative to a tracked object in a first image and a predicted camera pose relative to the tracked object may be determined for a second image subsequent to the first image based, in part,...

Systems and methods for machine control
12/18/14 - 20140369558 - A region of space may be monitored for the presence or absence of one or more control objects, and object attributes and changes thereto may be interpreted as control information provided as input to a machine or application. In some embodiments, the region is monitored using a combination of scanning...

Image recognition method and image recognition system
12/18/14 - 20140369559 - An image recognition method includes the following steps: capturing a plurality of images; analyzing the images to get a target object; analyzing the target object to get color information and characteristic information; statistically computing a current image according to the color information and the characteristic information to get a probability...

Nuclear image system and method for updating an original nuclear image
12/18/14 - 20140369560 - A nuclear image system for updating an original nuclear image, the nuclear image system comprising: a data memory for storing the original three-dimensional nuclear image; a nuclear radiation detector, which is movable along a freely variable path, for measuring nuclear radiation, in order to obtain nuclear radiation values; a tracking...

System and method for enhancing human counting by fusing results of human detection modalities
12/18/14 - 20140369561 - The present invention discloses a method and a system for enhancing accuracy of human counting in at least one frame of a captured image in a real-time in a predefined area. The present invention detects human in one or more frames by using at least one human detection modality for...

Image processor
12/18/14 - 20140369562 - An image processor includes an LSRAM accessible with a higher speed than a frame memory and configured to hold a second image in a predetermined range of a first image, an image production unit configured to read an image in a predetermined range of the second image and produce a...

Image control method for defining images for waypoints along a trajectory
12/18/14 - 20140369563 - A method including: displaying on a display a reference image; displaying on the display a start position within the reference image; displaying on the display an end position within the reference image; determining a trajectory between the start position and the end position; and defining a target image for each...

Medical image diagnostic device and method for setting region of interest therefor
12/18/14 - 20140369564 - The present invention comprises: capturing a medical image of a subject by an image-capturing unit; generating compressed image data by compressing on the basis of a plurality of pixels of uncompressed image data, where the uncompressed image data is image data of the captured medical image of the subject, by...

Systems and methods for multi-pass adaptive people counting
12/18/14 - 20140369565 - People are counted in a segment of video with a video processing system that is configured with a first set of parameters. This produces a first output. Based on this first output, a second set of parameters is chosen. People are then counted in the segment of video using the...

Automated vision-based clutter detector and notifier
12/11/14 - 20140363043 - A system and method of monitoring a customer space including obtaining visual data comprising image frames of the customer space over a period of time, defining a region of interest within the customer space, the region of interest corresponding to a portion of the customer space in which customers relocate...

Efficient machine-readable object detection and tracking
12/11/14 - 20140363044 - A method to improve the efficiency of the detection and tracking of machine-readable objects is disclosed. The properties of image frames may be pre-evaluated to determine whether a machine-readable object, even if present in the image frames, would be likely to be detected. After it is determined that one or...

Precipitation removal for vision-based parking management systems
12/11/14 - 20140363045 - Methods and systems receive a series of images and compare at least two of the images in the series of images to locate items that are in different positions to identify moving items. Such methods and systems further calculate a measure of the moving items within the series of images....

Prioritization of facial recognition matches based on likely route
12/11/14 - 20140363046 - Prioritizing facial recognition matches includes obtaining identification information and a facial image for each visitor entering the monitored environment, the monitored environment having a plurality of cameras at known locations including entry and exit points; obtaining itineraries of the visitors. Itineraries of the visitors are obtained, and based on the...

Estimator training method and pose estimating method using depth image
12/11/14 - 20140363047 - An estimator training method and a pose estimating method using a depth image are disclosed, in which the estimator training method may train an estimator configured to estimate a pose of an object, based on an association between synthetic data and real data, and the pose estimating method may estimate...

Interactive and automatic 3-d object scanning method for the purpose of database creation
12/11/14 - 20140363048 - Systems, methods, and devices are described for capturing compact representations of three-dimensional objects suitable for offline object detection, and storing the compact representations as object representation in a database. One embodiment may include capturing frames of a scene, identifying points of interest from different key frames of the scene, using...

Method of estimating optical flow on the basis of an asynchronous light sensor
12/11/14 - 20140363049 - A computer receives asynchronous information originating from a light sensor (10) having a pixel matrix disposed opposite a scene. The asynchronous information comprises, for each pixel of the matrix, successive events originating from this pixel and depending on variations in light in the scene. For a place of estimation (p)...

Three-dimensional object detection device
12/11/14 - 20140363050 - A three-dimensional object detection device includes an image capturing unit, an image conversion unit, a three-dimensional object detection unit, a light source detection unit a degree-of-certainty assessment unit and a control unit. The degree-of-certainty assessment unit assesses a degree of certainty that a light source is headlights of another vehicle...

Device and method for allocating data based on an arrangement of elements in an image
12/04/14 - 20140355819 - A host device may include an imaging unit configured to capture an image of a guest device, and a communication unit configured to communicate with the guest device. The host device may include circuitry configured to identify, in the image of the guest device, identification information corresponding to the guest...

Estimating a pose of a camera for volume estimation
12/04/14 - 20140355820 - What is disclosed a system and method for estimating a position (or pose) of a camera relative to a surface upon which an object rests in an image captured by that camera such that a volume can be estimated for that object. In one embodiment, a matrix K is determined...

Object landmark detection in images
12/04/14 - 20140355821 - Techniques are provided to improve the performance and accuracy of landmark point detection using a Constrained Local Model. The accuracy of feature filters used by the model may be improved by supplying positive and negative sets of image data from training image regions of varying shapes and sizes to a...

Apparatus and method for matching parking-lot outline
12/04/14 - 20140355822 - An apparatus and a method for tracing a parking-lot is provided that includes a controller configured to recognize at least one parking-lot from a previous image frame which photographed a surrounding of a vehicle and extract a template according to a type of a parking-lot line of the recognized parking-lot....

Video search apparatus and method
12/04/14 - 20140355823 - The present invention relates to a video search apparatus and method, and more particularly, to a video search apparatus and method which can be used to search video data collected by a video capture apparatus, such as a closed circuit television (CCTV), for information desired by a user....

Spectral image data processing apparatus and two-dimensional spectral apparatus
12/04/14 - 20140355824 - A spectral image data processing apparatus which conducts multivariate analysis on spectral image data of a sample, including: a region setting unit configured to set a region of interest for performing multivariate analysis in a sample in which a difference needs to be distinguished, the region of interest being set...

Method and apparatus for estimating pose
12/04/14 - 20140355825 - A method and apparatus for estimating a pose that estimates a pose of a user using a depth image is provided, the method including, recognizing a pose of a user from a depth image, and tracking the pose of the user using a user model exclusively of one another to...

Detection device, learning device, detection method, learning method, and information storage device
12/04/14 - 20140355826 - A detection device includes an image acquisition section that acquires an image that has been captured by an imaging section, and includes an image of an object, a distance information acquisition section that acquires distance information based on a distance from the imaging section to the object when the imaging...

Ambient environment determination apparatus
12/04/14 - 20140355827 - In an ambient environment determination apparatus, an imager obtains a picture capturing an area ahead of a vehicle, and a street lamp is detected for each detection frame unit of the picture. Then, an urban area determination process is performed that determines whether or not the ambient environment of the...

Setting apparatus, setting method, and storage medium
12/04/14 - 20140355828 - A setting apparatus which sets a detection region for a detection process of detecting a change of an image within a detection region corresponding to an object of detection inputs a first image in which the object of detection is present and a second image in which the object of...

People detection apparatus and method and people counting apparatus and method
12/04/14 - 20140355829 - According to an aspect of the present invention, there is provided a people counting apparatus including: a reception unit which receives a video of an area including an entrance captured by a video capture device; a line setting unit which sets an inline at the entrance and sets an outline...

Method and apparatus for protecting eyesight
12/04/14 - 20140355830 - A method and an apparatus for controlling a display in order to secure an appropriate viewing distance between a digital device and a user who is viewing the digital device is provided. Accordingly, the method determines whether an object exists within a hazardous viewing distance using a 3D camera function...

Apparatus, method and computer-readable recording medium for detecting moving object using depth map
12/04/14 - 20140355831 - An apparatus, a method and a non-transitory computer-readable recording medium for detecting a moving object using a depth map is provided. The apparatus includes a segment image generator unit that generates a segment image to distinguish each object using a depth image of a current input frame; a background image...

Method and device for following an object in a sequence of at least two images
12/04/14 - 20140355832 - The present invention relates to a method for following an object in a sequence of at least two images termed previous and current. The said method comprises a step for forming a first set Ep of points Ep={Pp(1), . . . , Pp(i), . . . , Pp(N)} by extracting...

Image processing apparatus and method
12/04/14 - 20140355833 - 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...

Object-tracking systems and methods
12/04/14 - 20140355834 - A system and method for tracking, identifying, and labeling objects or features of interest, such as follicular units is provided. In some embodiments, tracking is accomplished using unique signature of the follicular unit and image stabilization techniques. According to some aspects pixel data of a region of interest in a...

Field of vision capture
11/27/14 - 20140348377 - A system includes at least one sensor, and a computing device coupled to the at least one sensor. The computing device includes a processor, and a computer-readable storage media having computer-executable instructions embodied thereon. When executed by at least one processor, the computer-executable instructions cause the processor to identifying a...

Method and apparatus for detecting traffic video information
11/27/14 - 20140348378 - The present invention provides a method and an apparatus for detecting traffic video information. The method includes: acquiring a traffic video stream; determining color features of each frame of image in the traffic video stream; calculating the inter-frame distance between adjacent frames according to the color features; calculating the boundary...

Position determination of an object by sensing a position pattern by an optical sensor
11/27/14 - 20140348379 - An apparatus for determining a position of an object relative to a representation of an image to be represented includes a position pattern generator for generating a position pattern subdivided into a plurality of pattern portions, each of the pattern portions having an unambiguous bit pattern of a plurality of...

Method and appratus for tracking objects
11/27/14 - 20140348380 - A method for tracking an object in an object tracking apparatus includes receiving an image frame of an image; and detecting a target, a depth analogous obstacle and an appearance analogous obstacle; tracking the target, the depth analogous obstacle and the appearance analogous obstacle; when the detected target overlaps the...

Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and program
11/27/14 - 20140348381 - An image processing apparatus includes a detection unit which detects an object which is included in an image; and a determination unit which determines a positional relationship between a detected object and a protective barrier region in a depth direction of the image based on a feature amount relating to...

People counting device and people trajectory analysis device
11/27/14 - 20140348382 - The people counting device includes an image acquisition unit to acquire an image from an imaging device, a head coordinate detection unit to detect a head coordinate of a target person from the image, a foot coordinate estimation unit to estimate a foot coordinate of the target person from the...

Object detection apparatus
11/27/14 - 20140348383 - An object detection apparatus for detecting a target object in an input image. The apparatus includes a storage storing, for each of a plurality of part areas forming an area subject to image recognition processing, image recognition dictionaries used to recognize a target object and typed according to variations in...

System for managing locations of items
11/27/14 - 20140348384 - This document discloses a solution for maintaining information on locations of consumer products in a location tracking area. Customers are provided with personal electronic devices comprising a camera sensor arranged to capture images of consumer products provided in the location tracking area. The locations of the customers are also tracked...

Computer vision collision avoidance in drilling operations
11/27/14 - 20140348385 - A system and method for automatically preventing a collision between objects is described. One or more images of a working space may be collected, and a first object may be identified based on the one or more images. Three-dimensional coordinates of the first object may be determined, and a virtual...

Method and a system for occupancy location
11/27/14 - 20140348386 - A method for occupancy location includes capturing a spatially coded image of a scene, identifying a region of interest in the image, generating a pixel plausibility index for each image pixel in the region of interest, and classifying pixels as relating to occupancy responsive to the pixel plausibility index....

Lesion classification apparatus, and method of modifying lesion classification data
11/27/14 - 20140348387 - A method of and apparatus for changing lesion classification data, the method including determining whether at least one mass is included in an image of an object, determining whether the at least one mass corresponds to a lesion by using first data including at least one first information, selecting a...

Method for verifying a surveying instrument's external orientation
11/27/14 - 20140348388 - Verifying surveying instrument's external orientation during a measurement process, comprising directing the imaging means onto a reference object and detecting a first photographing direction of the imaging means, taking a first image of the reference object in the first photographing direction, memorizing the first image and the first photographing direction...

Method for detecting persons using 1d depths and 2d texture
11/20/14 - 20140341421 - A method detects an object in a scene by first determining an active set of window positions from depth data. Specifically, the object can be a person. The depth data are acquired by a depth sensor. For each window position perform the following steps. Assign a window size based on...

Systems and methods for facial property identification
11/20/14 - 20140341422 - Systems and methods are provided for facial property identification. For example, an image sample is acquired; a first effective area image of a face is acquired in the image sample; first textural features of the first effective area image are extracted: and the first textural features of the first effective...

Method for tracking and forecasting marine ice bodies
11/20/14 - 20140341423 - A near-real-time tracking and integrated forecasting of marine ice bodies observable on satellite imagery....

Tool tracking during surgical procedures
11/20/14 - 20140341424 - A system and method for tracking a surgical implement in a patient can have an imaging system configured to obtain sequential images of the patient, and an image recognition system coupled to the imaging system and configured to identify the surgical implement in individual images. The image recognition system can...

Providing visual effects for images
11/20/14 - 20140341425 - Implementations relate to providing visual effects for images. In some implementations, a method includes detecting one or more objects in an image. The method identifies one or more important objects of the objects, where the important objects are determined to have an importance measurement satisfying a predetermined threshold indicating their...

Image processing apparatus, image processing method and medical imaging device
11/20/14 - 20140341426 - An image processing apparatus includes a storage unit, a slice image generating unit, a region extracting unit and a tubular structure extracting unit. The storage unit stores a volume image of a three-dimensional region of a subject. The slice image generating unit generates a plurality of slice images corresponding to...

Surveillance camera system and surveillance camera control apparatus
11/20/14 - 20140341427 - A surveillance system includes an acquisition unit configured to acquire motion information of an object detected from an image captured by an image capturing unit, an association unit configured to associate a recognition processing result of the object with the motion information, and a determination unit configured to determine, from...

Apparatus and method for recognizing human body in hybrid manner
11/20/14 - 20140341428 - An apparatus and a method for recognizing a human body in a hybrid manner are provided. The method includes calculating body information used for recognizing a human body from an input image, detecting a region of the human body in a learning-based human body recognition manner by using the calculated...

Combining multi-sensory inputs for digital animation
11/20/14 - 20140341429 - Animating digital characters based on motion captured performances, including: receiving sensory data collected using a variety of collection techniques including optical video, electro-oculography, and at least one of optical, infrared, and inertial motion capture; and managing and combining the collected sensory data to aid cleaning, tracking, labeling, and re-targeting processes....

Method and device for detecting face, and non-transitory computer-readable recording medium for executing the method
11/20/14 - 20140341430 - In the present disclosure, a plurality of frames of input images sequentially received for a predetermined time interval is obtained, and a face detecting operation is performed on a first frame if a full detecting mode is implemented. If a face is detected from a specific region of the first...

Passable security inspection system for person
11/20/14 - 20140341431 - The present invention discloses a through-type of millimetre wave person body security inspection system, wherein a person to be inspected passes through an inspect passage therein for performing a security inspection. The through-type of millimetre wave person body security inspection system provided in accordance with the present invention can make...

Object recognition device and vehicle controller
11/20/14 - 20140341432 - An object recognition device includes a sensor (2) that detects a preceding vehicle (V) and a stationary object (O) on a road, a first locus calculating unit (11) that calculates a relative movement locus (Tv) of the preceding vehicle (V) to a vehicle (1) on the basis of a history...

Method for finding paths in video
11/20/14 - 20140341433 - A system for detecting behavior of a target may include: a target detection engine, adapted to detect at least one target from one or more objects from a video surveillance system recording a scene; a path builder, adapted to create at least one mature path model from analysis of the...

Calibration free, motion tolerant eye-gaze direction detector with contextually aware computer interaction and communication methods
11/13/14 - 20140334666 - Eye tracking systems and methods include such exemplary features as a display device, at least one image capture device and a processing device. The display device displays a user interface including one or more interface elements to a user. The at least one image capture device detects a user's gaze...

Aerial image segmentation for refineries
11/13/14 - 20140334667 - A system receives a two-dimensional digital image of an aerial industrial plant area. Based on requirements of image processing, the image is zoomed in to different sub-images, that are referred to as first images. The system identifies circular tanks, vegetation areas, process areas, and buildings in the first image. The...

System and method for visual motion based object segmentation and tracking
11/13/14 - 20140334668 - The PMP Growth algorithm described herein provides for image tracking, segmentation and processing in environments where the camera system moves around a great deal, i.e., causing image jumps from one image frame to the next. It also is operative in systems where the objects themselves are making quick movements that...

Location information determined from depth camera data
11/13/14 - 20140334669 - The subject disclosure is directed towards obtaining relatively precise location data with respect to a mapped space, based upon depth camera coordinates, for tracking a user or other object within the space. Also described are usage scenarios and user experiences that are based upon the current location data....

Three-dimensional object modelling fitting & tracking
11/13/14 - 20140334670 - Described herein is a method and system for marker-less three-dimensional modelling, fitting and tracking of a skeletal representation of an object in a three-dimensional point cloud. In particular, it concerns the tracking of a human user skeletal representation with respect to time. The method comprises inputting a three-dimensional point cloud...

Object recognition apparatus and method
11/13/14 - 20140334671 - An object recognition apparatus and method are disclosed. The object recognition apparatus includes: a skin color DB storing skin color information; a pattern light generator that irradiates a pattern light onto an object, which is a part of a human body; an image acquisition unit that receives the pattern light...

Method for detecting pedestrians based on far infrared ray camera at night
11/13/14 - 20140334672 - The present invention relates to a method for detecting a pedestrian based on a far infrared ray (IR) camera at night, which provides a method of receiving a thermal image of a pedestrian from a far IR camera, setting a candidate using a DoG filter having a robust characteristic against...

Commodity recognition apparatus and method for recognizing commodity by the same
11/13/14 - 20140334673 - A commodity recognition apparatus, which recognizes, from an image captured by an image capturing section and stored in a storage section, a commodity imaged in the image, identifies, for each image captured by the image capturing section, an image capturing condition of light source for the image. The commodity recognition...

Method of detecting data relating to thermal energy radiated in a scene using the infrared radiation image processing
11/13/14 - 20140334674 - A method of detecting data relating to thermal energy radiated in a scene uses infrared radiation image processing. A sequential plurality of infrared radiation images of the scene are received that consist of at least two sequential series of images simultaneously detected from respective different points of sight (TC1, TC2),...

Apparatus and method for extracting movement path of mutual geometric relationship fixed camera group
11/13/14 - 20140334675 - Provided is an apparatus and method for extracting a movement path, the movement path extracting apparatus including an image receiver to receive an image from a camera group in which a mutual positional relationship among cameras is fixed, a geographic coordinates receiver to receive geographic coordinates of a moving object...

Monitoring method and camera
11/13/14 - 20140334676 - A method of monitoring a scene by a camera (7) comprises marking a part (14) of the scene with light having a predefined spectral content and a spatial verification pattern. An analysis image is captured of the scene by a sensor sensitive to the predefined spectral content. The analysis image...

Multi-computer vision recognition system for level crossing obstacle
11/13/14 - 20140334677 - A multi-computer vision recognition system for a level crossing obstacle is disclosed, comprising vision image systems, a position determination system, an obstacle determination resolution system and a power unit, where vision image systems which may operate all day long operate simultaneously, information of the single vision image systems is each...

System and derivation method
11/13/14 - 20140334678 - A system according to one embodiment includes a memory, an aneurysm identification device, a distortion-degree evaluation device, and a rupture risk derivation device. The memory stores medical image data. The aneurysm identification device identifies an aneurysm in the medical image data. The distortion-degree evaluation device quantitatively evaluates a distortion degree...

Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and computer program
11/13/14 - 20140334679 - An information processing apparatus that executes processing for creating an environmental map includes a camera that photographs an image, a self-position detecting unit that detects a position and a posture of the camera on the basis of the image, an image-recognition processing unit that detects an object from the image,...

Image processing apparatus
11/13/14 - 20140334680 - Image processing apparatus 110 for applying a mask to an object, comprising an input 120 for obtaining an image 122, a processor 130 for (i) detecting the object in the image, and (ii) applying the mask to the object in the image for obtaining an output image 60, and the...

Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and program
11/13/14 - 20140334681 - Provided is a an image processing apparatus including a candidate detection unit configured to detect each of candidate images serving as candidates for a main subject for a plurality of frames of image data, and a main subject determination unit configured to obtain a degree of stable presence of the...

Monitoring device using selective attention model and method for monitoring same
11/13/14 - 20140334682 - A monitoring device is provided, which includes an inputter configured to receive an input of a plurality of images captured at separate positions and a plurality of sound sources heard at separate positions, a saliency map generator configured to generate a plurality of mono saliency maps for the plurality of...

Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and recording medium
11/13/14 - 20140334683 - Provided is an image processing apparatus including a distance information acquisition unit that acquires distance information on a distance up to an object imaged by an image sensor, a pixel value information acquisition unit that acquires pixel value information of an image corresponding to the object, and a tracking unit...