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Target Tracking Or Detecting

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

08/21/14 - 20140233787 - Object detection using difference of image frames
Object detection using a difference between image frames may include receiving a first image of a field of view, receiving a second image of the field of view, determining a difference between portions of the first image and corresponding portions of the second image, and declaring based on the difference...

08/21/14 - 20140233788 - System, method, and software for optical device recognition association
A system including an image capturing unit configured to capture an image of at least one medical device monitoring a patient, a database including images of a plurality of medical devices, where each image corresponds to a particular medical device, and a data collection server configured to receive the at...

08/21/14 - 20140233789 - Systems and methods for implementing and using off-center embedded media markers
Provided is an off-center embedded media marker, which may have a form of an iconic marker printed outside the boundary of a region of interest in a document or other article and indicating an available media object or a function associated with the aforesaid region of interest. This marker is...

08/21/14 - 20140233790 - Motion estimation systems and methods
A motion estimation system is disclosed. The motion estimation system may include one or more memories storing instructions, and one or more processors configured to execute the instructions to receive, from a scanning device, scan data representing at least one object obtained by a scan over at least one of...

08/21/14 - 20140233791 - Synthetic aperture radar map aperture annealing and interpolation
A method for repairing, bridging, or extrapolating an existing aperture to improve image interpretability in synthetic aperture radar images....

08/21/14 - 20140233792 - System and method for detecting motion in compressed video
A method and apparatus wherein the method includes the steps of parsing a stream of compressed video, obtaining macroblock size information from the parsed stream, computing factors derived from the macroblock size, wherein the factors include a normalized bit size, a bit size ratio and a neighbor score, computing corresponding...

08/21/14 - 20140233793 - Differentiating abandoned and removed object using temporal edge information
Disclosed is a computer-implemented method for classifying a detected region of change of a video frame as indicating an abandoned object or a removed object, the detected region of change is classified as an removed object if the temporal change of the edge consistency is from a more consistent state...

08/21/14 - 20140233794 - Method, apparatus and medical imaging system for tracking motion of organ
A method of tracking motion of an organ, includes receiving organ shape data that includes a shape of an organ of an examinee at a moment of motion of the examinee, and loading first to Nth interpolation curves that represent spatiotemporal motion of respective organs of other examinees, the organs...

08/21/14 - 20140233795 - Driver assistance system, driver assistance method and information storage medium
A driver assistance system includes a mobile terminal provided on an automobile, and a detection server capable of communicating with the mobile terminal. The mobile terminal includes an image capture apparatus which captures images around the automobile, and an image transmission unit which transmits the captured image to the detection...

08/21/14 - 20140233796 - Image processing device, image processing method, and image processing program
An image processing device has a first image input unit that inputs a visible light image of a target area imaged by a first camera, a second image input unit that inputs a temperature distribution image of the target area imaged by a second camera, a first image processing section...

08/21/14 - 20140233797 - Image analysis platform for identifying artifacts in samples and laboratory consumables
A High-resolution Image Acquisition and Processing Instrument (HIAPI) performs at least five simultaneous measurements in a noninvasive fashion, namely: (a) determining the volume of a liquid sample in welh (or microtubes) containing liquid sample, (b) detection of precipitate, objects of artifacts within microliter plate wells, (c) classification of colored samples...

08/21/14 - 20140233798 - Electronic device and method of operating electronic device
An electronic device is provided. The electronic device includes a memory configured to store a plurality of digital images and a processor, wherein the processor tracks movement of an object recognized in the plurality of digital images, and the processor detects an amount of movement between the plurality of digital...

08/21/14 - 20140233799 - Electronic device and object recognition method in electronic device
An electronic device for fast object recognition is provided. The electronic device includes a first storage unit configured to store digital image data, and a processor configured to recognize an object in first image data, to receive a second object related to the first object in the first image data...

08/21/14 - 20140233800 - Method of tracking object and electronic device supporting the same
A method of tracking an object and an electronic device supporting the same are provided. The method includes predicting a movement of a tracked object, comparing features of current image information based on predicted information with features of each of key frames, selecting a particular key frame from the key...

08/21/14 - 20140233801 - Method and electronic device for processing object
A method of operating an electronic device is provided. The method includes tracking at least one object included in a plurality of digital images including at least a first image and a second image. The tracking of the object includes determining values of phase correlation between a part of the...

08/21/14 - 20140233802 - Increased quality of image objects based on depth in scene
Systems, methods, and software for operating an image processing system are provided herein. In a first example, a method of operating an image processing system is provided. The method includes identifying object pixels associated with an object of interest in a scene, identifying additional pixels to associate with the object...

08/21/14 - 20140233803 - Increased quality of image objects based on depth in scene
Systems, methods, and software for operating an image processing system are provided herein. In a first example, a method of operating an image processing system is provided. The method includes identifying object pixels associated with an object of interest in a scene, identifying additional pixels to associate with the object...

08/21/14 - 20140233804 - Method and apparatus for finding stick-up height of a pipe or finding a joint between two pipes in a drilling environment
The present invention generally relates to a method, apparatus, a computer program and computer for automated detection of pipe (2) in a drilling operation, where the method comprising: using one or a plurality of sensors (41) to obtain one ore a plurality of data sets and/or images representing the pipe...

08/14/14 - 20140226850 - Imaging, object detection, and change detection with a polarized multistatic gpr array
A polarized detection system performs imaging, object detection, and change detection factoring in the orientation of an object relative to the orientation of transceivers. The polarized detection system may operate on one of several modes of operation based on whether the imaging, object detection, or change detection is performed separately...

08/14/14 - 20140226851 - Systems, devices, and methods for mapping devices to realize building automation and energy management
The present disclosure is generally directed to systems and methods for mapping components of an automation system. More particularly, the present disclosure includes systems, devices, and methods for intelligently controlling one or more energy-consuming devices in a structure such as a residential, commercial, or industrial building. One embodiment includes a...

08/14/14 - 20140226852 - Methods and systems for multimedia trajectory annotation
A system and method of providing annotated trajectories by receiving image frames from a video camera and determining a location based on the image frames from the video camera. The system and method can further include the steps of determining that the location is associated with a preexisting annotation and...

08/14/14 - 20140226853 - Enhanceed object detection method using image discontinuousness
An enhanced object detection method uses image discontinuousness for enhancing performance of identifying objects of a specific class in an image data. The method includes retrieving an image data; computing the an image discontinuousness value between a first area and other areas surrounding of the first area, which is with...

08/14/14 - 20140226854 - Three-dimensional region of interest tracking based on key frame matching
A method and system for key frame based region of interest (ROI) tracking is disclosed. The method includes storing a key ROI set in a key ROI buffer, the key ROI set including at least one key ROI; designating one of the key ROI in the key ROI set as...

08/14/14 - 20140226855 - Subject sensing in an environment
A multimodal sensor network is designed to extract a plurality of fundamental properties associated with subject sensing. In one aspect, such network can combine cameras distributed in an environment with inertial sensors available in subjects' wearable devices. The network can permit anonymous detection, counting, and localization of one or more...

08/14/14 - 20140226856 - Method and apparatus for semi-automatic finger extraction
An image processing device includes: an inputting unit for performing a click on an object image contained in an image to obtain a clicked point; a calculating unit for calculating an edge map of the image; an estimating unit for estimating a color model of the object image based on...

08/14/14 - 20140226857 - Information processing system, information processing method and program
Provided are an information processing system, an information processing method and a program that can detect probability whether individuals contacted or not outside the imaging ranges of surveillance cameras. The invention includes: an image receiving unit that receives input of images captured by a plurality of imaging apparatuses including a...

08/14/14 - 20140226858 - Method of tracking object using camera and camera system for object tracking
Disclosed herein is a method of object tracking using a camera system. A preview image is displayed on a display unit of the camera system. A plurality of objects of interest is selected from the preview image. The plurality of objects of interest is tracked to determine respective priorities. Autofocus...

08/14/14 - 20140226859 - Method of image processing
Disclosed embodiments relate to a systems and methods of identifying a target object in an image using image processing. Template data is stored which represents a template orientation field indicative of an orientation of each of a plurality of features of a template object. Image data may be received and...

08/14/14 - 20140226860 - Photonic fence
A system for tracking airborne organisms includes an imager, a backlight source (such as a retroreflective surface) in view of the imager, and a processor configured to analyze one or more images captured by the processor to identify a biological property of an organism....

08/14/14 - 20140226861 - Person-based video summarization by tracking and clustering temporal face sequences
A method for finding a temporal face sequence (412) includes, with a physical computing system (100), analyzing frames within a shot within a video, applying a face detection function to the frames, and in response to detecting a face within one of the frames, tracing a person associated with the...

08/07/14 - 20140219497 - Temporal winner takes all spiking neuron network sensory processing apparatus and methods
Apparatus and methods for contrast enhancement and feature identification. In one implementation, an image processing apparatus utilizes latency coding and a spiking neuron network to encode image brightness into spike latency. The spike latency is compared to a saliency window in order to detect early responding neurons. Salient features of...

08/07/14 - 20140219498 - Data acquisition method and device for motion recognition, motion recognition system and computer readable storage medium
A data acquisition method and device for motion recognition, a motion recognition system and a computer readable storage medium are disclosed. The data acquisition device for motion recognition comprises: an initial motion recognition module adapted to perform an initial recognition with respect to motion data collected by a sensor and...

08/07/14 - 20140219499 - Visual tracking framework
A computer program product tangibly embodied in a computer-readable storage medium includes instructions that when executed by a processor perform a method. The method includes identifying a frame of a video sequence, transforming a model into an initial guess for how the region appears in the frame, performing an exhaustive...

08/07/14 - 20140219500 - Image reporting method
An image reporting method is provided. The image reporting method comprises the steps of retrieving an image representation of a sample structure from an image source; mapping a generic structure to the sample structure, the generic structure being related to the sample structure; determining a region of interest within the...

08/07/14 - 20140219501 - Recognizing method of flaky or blocky prohibited articles, explosives or drugs
The present invention discloses recognizing methods of flaky or blocky prohibited articles, explosives or drugs. Specifically, the method for recognizing flaky prohibited articles, explosives or drugs comprises steps of: (1) reading in tomogram data of an object to be inspected for one tomogram; (2) pre-processing the tomogram data; (3) splitting...

08/07/14 - 20140219502 - Position and orientation measuring apparatus, information processing apparatus and information processing method
There is provided a position and orientation measurement apparatus, information processing apparatus, and an information processing method, capable of performing robust measurement of a position and orientation. In order to achieve the apparatuses and method, at least one coarse position and orientation of a target object is acquired from an...

08/07/14 - 20140219503 - Thronging determination device and thronging determination method
A thronging determination device for determining occurrence of a thronging state in which persons are gathered locally, includes an image receiving unit that receives a moving image, an image dividing unit that divides an input image received by the image receiving unit into local regions, and a degree-of-congestion estimating unit...

08/07/14 - 20140219504 - Object detection device
It's an object of the invention to provide an object detection device capable of detecting an object for detection in an input image with high precision. In an object detection device 1, a detection window setting unit 11 receives a photographic image 21 photographed by a camera. The detection window...

08/07/14 - 20140219505 - Pedestrian behavior predicting device and pedestrian behavior predicting method
According to the present invention, a pedestrian is detected from an imaged image and a partial image including the pedestrian is extracted, shape information of the pedestrian acquired from the extracted partial image is accumulated and the shape information of a predetermined time before and the current shape information are...

07/31/14 - 20140211983 - Information technology asset location using visual detectors
Mechanisms are provided for determining the physical location of a physical asset in a physical area. A plurality of physical assets are controlled to cause each physical asset to output a visual output pattern on visual output elements of the physical asset. An image of a target physical asset is...

07/31/14 - 20140211984 - Information technology asset location using visual detectors
Mechanisms are provided for determining the physical location of a physical asset in a physical area. A plurality of physical assets are controlled to cause each physical asset to output a visual output pattern on visual output elements of the physical asset. An image of a target physical asset is...

07/31/14 - 20140211985 - Image-based occupancy sensor
An image-based occupancy sensor includes a motion detection module that receives and processes an image signal to generate a motion detection signal, a people detection module that receives the image signal and processes the image signal to generate a people detection signal, a face detection module that receives the image...

07/31/14 - 20140211986 - Apparatus and method for monitoring and counting traffic
A method and apparatus to monitor and document movement of bodies along or through selected regions is described for the directional counting of such bodies. The reduction of the consideration to selected regions avoids excessive calculation and allows the use of an inexpensive image acquisition and processor. Methods for the...

07/31/14 - 20140211987 - Summarizing salient events in unmanned aerial videos
A method for summarizing image content from video images received from a moving camera includes detecting foreground objects in the images, determining moving objects of interest from the foreground objects, tracking the moving objects, rating movements of the tracked objects, and generating a list of highly rated segments within the...

07/31/14 - 20140211988 - Attribute-based alert ranking for alert adjudication
Alerts to object behaviors are prioritized for adjudication as a function of relative values of abandonment, foregroundness and staticness attributes. The attributes are determined from feature data extracted from video frame image data. The abandonment attribute indicates a level of likelihood of abandonment of an object. The foregroundness attribute quantifies...

07/31/14 - 20140211989 - Component based correspondence matching for reconstructing cables
In a stereoscopic pair of images, global homography at the image level is applied to feature points extracted from connected components (CC) to identify corresponding CC's and feature points, and to discard any CC's that do not have a corresponding pair in the stereoscopic pair of images. Local homography at...

07/31/14 - 20140211990 - Position-setup for gesture-based game system
Technologies are generally described for position-setup for gesture-based game. In some examples, a method performed under control of a gesture-based game system includes capturing, by an image capture unit, an image of a first player and an image of a second player, cropping, from the image of the first player...

07/31/14 - 20140211991 - Systems and methods for initializing motion tracking of human hands
Systems and methods for initializing motion tracking of human hands are disclosed. One embodiment includes a processor; a reference camera; and memory containing: a hand tracking application; and a plurality of edge feature templates that are rotated and scaled versions of a base template. The hand tracking application configures the...

07/31/14 - 20140211992 - Systems and methods for initializing motion tracking of human hands using template matching within bounded regions
Systems and methods for initializing motion tracking of human hands within bounded regions are disclosed. One embodiment includes: a processor; reference and alternate view cameras; and memory containing a plurality of templates that are rotated and scaled versions of a base template. In addition, a hand tracking application configures the...

07/31/14 - 20140211993 - Image-processing device, image-capturing device, and image-processing method
An image processing device includes: a reference area setting unit which sets a reference area including an indicated segment; an extraction unit which extracts an interest object feature quantity indicating a first feature from the reference area; an interest area setting unit which sets an area of interest in a...

07/31/14 - 20140211994 - Human detection and tracking apparatus, human detection and tracking method, and human detection and tracking program
A human detection and tracking apparatus prevents errors in a size of a person and a location of body parts between actual image data and a tracking result. Human frame detecting section detects, from first image data, a human frame as a region having high possibility of presence of a...

07/31/14 - 20140211995 - Point-of-gaze estimation robust to head rotations and/or estimation device rotations
Point-of-gaze of a user looking at a display is estimated, taking into account rotation of the user's head or rotation of the display. An image of an eye of the user is captured. The image is processed to determine coordinates in the image of defined eye features, sufficient to determine...

07/31/14 - 20140211996 - Image capture and identification system and process
A digital image of the object is captured and the object is recognized from plurality of objects in a database. An information address corresponding to the object is then used to access information and initiate communication pertinent to the object....

07/31/14 - 20140211997 - Tracking-frame initial-position setting device and method of controlling operation of same
An image obtained by imaging a subject is displayed and a tracking frame is displayed at the central portion of a display screen. A target area is set surrounding the tracking frame and a high-frequency-component image is generated. A distance image indicating the distance to the subject image within an...

07/31/14 - 20140211998 - Method for locating an object using a reference grid
A method for locating an object by a reference grid, the object moving in a plane parallel to or identical to that of the grid. When crossing of a line of the grid is detected by the object, its heading is determined and, as a function of the detection, probabilities...

07/31/14 - 20140211999 - Measuring device for determining the spatial position of an auxiliary measuring instrument
A positioning method continuously determines the spatial position of an auxiliary measuring instrument having several auxiliary-point markings in a fixed, known spatial distribution relative to one another. Camera images of the auxiliary-point markings are continually recorded using a camera having a surface sensor that includes pixels, and read-out processes are...

07/31/14 - 20140212000 - System and method for optimizing tracker system
The present invention relates to the field of computation and simulation and covers methods to optimize the fiducial marker positions in optical object tracking systems, by simulating the visibility. The method for optimizing tracker system which is realized to simulate camera and fiducial positions and pose estimation algorithm parameters to...