FREE patent keyword monitoring and additional FREE benefits. http://images1.freshpatents.com/images/triangleright (1K) REGISTER now for FREE triangleleft (1K)
FreshPatents.com Logo    FreshPatents.com icons
Monitor Keywords Patent Organizer File a Provisional Patent Browse Inventors Browse Industry Browse Agents


Image Analysis > Applications > Target Tracking Or Detecting

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.

07/24/14 - 20140205138 - Detecting the location of a keyboard on a desktop
Methods and systems for detecting the location of a keyboard on a desktop. The method includes receiving an image of the desktop with the keyboard situated thereon and analyzing the image of the desktop to identify an area of the image corresponding to the keyboard. In one example, the image...

07/24/14 - 20140205139 - Object recognition system implementing image data transformation
A object recognition system has a camera configured to generate source image data and a processor configured to access the source image data from the camera. The processor is also configured to accesses state data of the camera and generate transformed image data from the source image data based at...

07/24/14 - 20140205140 - Systems, devices, and methods for tracking moving targets
A system for tracking a moving target having up to six degrees of freedom and rapidly determining positions of the target, said system includes an easy to locate precision optical target fixed to the target. This system includes at least two cameras positioned so as to view the optical camera...

07/24/14 - 20140205141 - Systems and methods for tracking and detecting a target object
A method for detecting and tracking a target object is described. The method includes performing motion-based tracking for a current video frame by comparing a previous video frame and the current video frame. The method also includes selectively performing object detection in the current video frame based on a tracked...

07/24/14 - 20140205142 - Method and apparatus of environment visualization for tele-operation through hierarchization of object characteristics
A method of environment visualization for a tele-operation, includes an augmented reality technology in which an image with various types of information is provided to a user to achieve fun and usefulness, and an apparatus and a method of environment visualization for a tele-operation, in which external factors are added...

07/24/14 - 20140205143 - Eyes-off-the-road classification with glasses classifier
A method for determining an Eyes-Off-The-Road (EOTR) condition exists includes capturing image data corresponding to a driver from a monocular camera device. A detection of whether the driver is wearing eye glasses based on the image data using an eye glasses classifier. When it is detected that the driver is...

07/24/14 - 20140205144 - In-vehicle target detecting device
In an in-vehicle target detecting device, a captured image which is an image capturing an area ahead of the own vehicle is acquired at a predetermined measurement cycle. Radio waves are transmitted and received. Positional information indicating at least an orientation and a distance of at least one target candidate...

07/24/14 - 20140205145 - Method and apparatus for tracking objects in a target area of a moving organ
A corresponding apparatus and computer product are also disclosed and claimed....

07/24/14 - 20140205146 - Systems and methods of tracking object movements in three-dimensional space
The technology disclosed relates to tracking movement of a real world object in three-dimensional (3D) space. In particular, it relates to mapping, to image planes of a camera, projections of observation points on a curved volumetric model of the real world object. The projections are used to calculate a retraction...

07/24/14 - 20140205147 - Obstacle alert device
An obstacle alert device is capable of indicating clearly presence of an obstacle approaching a vehicle to a driver, without impairing visibility of a peripheral situation of the vehicle. The device includes a photographed image acquisition section acquiring a photographed image photographing a scene in the periphery of the vehicle,...

07/24/14 - 20140205148 - Video search device, video search method, recording medium, and program
A video search device for video searches in which a user specifies the position and orientation of an object that should appear in a video. A receiver receives input of a still image, two reference positions in the still image and two target positions in a video frame. An extractor...

07/24/14 - 20140205149 - Doze detection method and apparatus thereof
A doze detection method, which accurately detects a blink burst and improves speed and accuracy of doze detection, includes measuring a state where the eye is substantially open as an open eye time and another state as a closed eye time, defining a time shorter than an average blink interval...

07/17/14 - 20140198944 - Use of emg for subtle gesture recognition on surfaces
An apparatus, a method, and a computer program product for detecting a gesture of a body part relative to a surface are provided. The apparatus determines if the body part is in proximity of the surface. If the body part is in proximity of the surface, the apparatus determines if...

07/17/14 - 20140198945 - Systems and methods for tracking an object in a video
Disclosed are various embodiments for tracking an object shown as moving in a video. One embodiment is a method for tracking an object in a video that comprises tracking in a first temporal direction an object in a plurality of video frames and generating a first tracking result, evaluating the...

07/17/14 - 20140198946 - Method system and computer product for non-destructive object analysis
Aspects of the invention provide a solution for analyzing an object, such as a part of a turbo machine. A planar surface is generated using a curved reformat function based on a surface of a three-dimensional (3D) image of an object. A peel of the 3D image that is adjacent...

07/17/14 - 20140198947 - Methods and systems for video-based chew counting via feature tracking
A system and method of video-based chew counting by receiving image frames from a video camera, determining feature points within the image frames from the video camera, generating a motion signal based on movement of the feature points across the image frames from the video camera, and determining a chew...

07/17/14 - 20140198948 - Video-based motion capture and adaptation
The disclosure provides an approach for estimating a state-space controller from a set of video frames depicting a motion of an entity. The approach includes incrementally optimizing parameters of the state-space controller and changing a structure of the state-space controller based on expanding subsets of the set of video frames....

07/17/14 - 20140198949 - Projector light bulb
A display system that includes a projector light bulb. The system includes a light fixture with a conventional light bulb socket. A projector light bulb is provided with a socket adapter for mating electrically with the light bulb socket. A projector such as a pico projector is fit into the...

07/17/14 - 20140198950 - Image processing device, image processing method, and computer readable medium
An image processing device is provided, the image processing device comprising: an image input unit configured to be input with a frame image of an imaging area imaged by a camera; an image processing unit configured to process the frame image input to the image input unit, and detect an...

07/17/14 - 20140198951 - Image processing apparatus and image processing method
A dictionary for detection of an object is created from an image obtained by performing an image process, which depends on a first image process parameter, on the training image of the detection target object. The dictionary created based on the image process depending on the first image process parameter...

07/17/14 - 20140198952 - Image processing method
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...

07/17/14 - 20140198953 - Image processing device, image processing method, control program, and recording medium
An image processing device configured to detect a detection target, which is all or a part of a predetermined main body on an image has a detection target detection unit that detects an estimated detection target that the image processing device assumes to be the detection target from the image,...

07/17/14 - 20140198954 - Systems and methods of detecting body movements using globally generated multi-dimensional gesture data
The disclosure describes systems and methods of detecting body movements using gesture data. The gesture data may be self-referenced and may be comprised by frames which may identify locations or positions of body parts of a subject with respect to a particular reference point within the frame. A classifier may...

07/10/14 - 20140193029 - Text detection in images of graphical user interfaces
Systems and methods for text detection are provided. An image is received, and a set of connected components in the image are determined. For each connected component in the set, a bounding area is determined. A set of regions of the image are determined, based on the bounding area. Each...

07/10/14 - 20140193030 - Gesture pre-processing of video stream with hold-off period to reduce platform power
Techniques are disclosed for processing a video stream to reduce platform power by employing a stepped and distributed pipeline process, wherein CPU-intensive processing is selectively performed. In one example case, the techniques are implemented in a user's computer system wherein initial threshold detection (image disturbance) and optionally user presence (e.g.,...

07/10/14 - 20140193031 - Compressive sensing with local geometric features
Methods and apparatuses for compressive sensing that enable efficient recovery of features in an input signal based on acquiring a few measurements corresponding to the input signal. One method of compressive sensing includes folding an image to generate first and second folds, and recovering a feature of the image based...

07/10/14 - 20140193032 - Image super-resolution for dynamic rearview mirror
Method for applying super-resolution to images captured by a camera device of a vehicle includes receiving a plurality of image frames captured by the camera device. For each image frame, a region of interest is identified within the image frame requiring resolution related to detail per pixel to be increased....

07/10/14 - 20140193033 - Method and device for road sign recognition
A method and a device are provided for recognizing road signs in image data. The method includes, but is not limited to segmenting an object in the image data that is a road sign for a predefined probability. A text mapped in the segmented image data is identified using a...

07/10/14 - 20140193034 - Object detection device, object detection method and object detection program
The present invention accurately detects an object from a video image where large distortion of an image may be generated for covering a wide field of view. An object detection device 1 that detects an object from a camera image captured by a camera having a wide field of view...

07/10/14 - 20140193035 - Method and device for head tracking and computer-readable recording medium
The present disclosure is directed to performing head tracking. The method comprises: (a) receiving an input of an image including a facial area; and (b) tracking a movement of the facial area. The step (b) comprises: (b-1) if a rotation angle of a facial area is within a predetermined angle...

07/10/14 - 20140193036 - Display device and method for adjusting observation distances thereof
A method for adjusting an observation distances between an user and a display device is provided. When the display device determines that the user is squinting and determines a distance value between the user and the display device is larger than a predetermined value, the display device controls a driving...

07/10/14 - 20140193037 - Displaying an image on multiple dynamically located displays
Moving and/or still image(s) are aligned to multiple display devices. One or more display devices may be connected to a system using a variety of communicative connections. One or more imaging devices may be used to capture images of a plurality of display devices while the display devices display one...

07/10/14 - 20140193038 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and program
An information processing system that acquires an image captured by an image pickup unit; acquires one or a plurality of templates each including one or a plurality of fields; compares the image to the one or plurality of templates; and outputs a result based on the comparison, the result indicating...

07/03/14 - 20140185864 - Probabilistic identification of solid materials in hyperspectral imagery
Systems, methods and computer program products, for identification of materials based on hyperspectral imagery, are disclosed. An example system comprises one or more processors, a memory, a library of spectral signatures, a receiver, a model generator, and a material identifier. The receiver module is configured to receive a first spectral...

07/03/14 - 20140185865 - Implant identification system and method
Objects implanted in a being are identified by acquiring a first internal medical image of the object from a first perspective; acquiring a second internal medical image of the object from a second perspective different than the first perspective; and receiving descriptive information about the object that is in addition...

07/03/14 - 20140185866 - Optical navigation method and device using same
The invention provides an optical navigation method, which includes: sequentially obtaining plural images including a first image, a second image, and a third image; choosing a main reference block in the first image; comparing the main reference block and the second image by block matching comparison to determine a first...

07/03/14 - 20140185867 - Analysis system and analysis method
An object of the present invention is to enable accurate classification of golf swings. A data processing apparatus computes a state of motion of a golf ball on the basis of still images captured by an imaging unit. The data processing apparatus divides a golf swing identified by swing data...

07/03/14 - 20140185868 - Gesture recognition module and gesture recognition method
A gesture recognition module for recognizing a gesture of a user, includes a detecting unit, including at least one image capture device, for capturing at least one image of a hand of the user, to obtain a first position and a second position of the hand sequentially; a computing unit,...

07/03/14 - 20140185869 - Scene correlation
A method for maintaining north comprising the steps of locating north with a north finding gyroscope, tying north to a feature in a scene, correlating the feature to a target in the field of regard of a plurality of cameras, and determining a north factor and translating the north factor...

07/03/14 - 20140185870 - Image processing apparatus and image processing method
An image processing apparatus includes an object distance information acquisition unit configured to acquire information regarding a distance to an object detected from acquired image data, a distance information acquisition unit configured to divide the image data into small areas and acquire object distance information for each of the small...

07/03/14 - 20140185871 - Information processing apparatus, content providing method, and computer program
There is provided an information processing apparatus including a trigger recognition unit configured to acquire a captured image of a trigger and recognize predetermined trigger information included in the captured image, and a content acquisition unit configured to acquire a content including augmented reality information which is based on a...

07/03/14 - 20140185872 - Method and system for recognizing hand gesture using selective illumination
A method and system that recognize a hand gesture using selective illumination that can reliably perform hand gesture recognition by effectively removing an unnecessary image and noise including static disturbance light and dynamic disturbance light are provided. The method of recognizing a hand gesture includes acquiring, by a controller from...

07/03/14 - 20140185873 - Three-dimensional data processing and recognizing method
A three-dimensional data processing and recognizing method including scanning and re-constructing an object to be detected so as to obtain three-dimensional data for recognition of the object to be detected; and extracting data matching to features from the three-dimensional data, so that the extracted data constitutes an interested target in...

07/03/14 - 20140185874 - Three-dimensional data processing and recognizing method
A three-dimensional data processing and recognizing method including scanning and re-constructing objects to be detected so as to obtain three-dimensional data for recognition of the objects to be detected; extracting data matching to features from the three-dimensional data, so that the extracted data constitutes an interested target; with respect to...

07/03/14 - 20140185875 - Object area tracking apparatus, control method, and program of the same
An object area tracking apparatus has: a face detection unit for detecting a face area on the basis of a feature amount of a face from a supplied image; a person's body detection unit for detecting an area of a person's body on the basis of a feature amount of...

07/03/14 - 20140185876 - Object counter and method for counting objects
An object counter performs a method for estimating the number of objects crossing a counting boundary. The method comprising: capturing, during a time period, a plurality of images representing moving images; registering, from the captured images, motion region areas passing across the counting boundary; calculating the integral of the registered...

07/03/14 - 20140185877 - Image processing apparatus, image processing system, and filter setting method
Disclosed herein is an image processing apparatus including an image data acquisition section, a metadata acquisition section, a display section, a filter setting section, and a combination setting section. The image data acquisition section is configured to acquire image data from a camera. The metadata acquisition section is configured to...

07/03/14 - 20140185878 - Method and system for analyzing an image generated by at least one camera
A method for analyzing an image of a real object, generated by at least one camera includes the following steps: generating at least a first image by the camera capturing at least one real object, defining a first search domain comprising multiple data sets of the real object, each of...

07/03/14 - 20140185879 - Apparatus and method for detecting traffic lane in real time
An apparatus and a method for detecting traffic lanes in real time are disclosed. The disclosed real-time lane detection apparatus may include: a candidate area establisher unit configured to establish as a candidate area for lane detection an area having an intensity value which corresponds to the intensity of a...

06/26/14 - 20140177905 - Methods and systems for customizing a plenoptic media asset
Methods and systems are described for providing customized user experiences with media assets created using plenoptic content capture technology. The ability to increase the focus on different objects while the media asset is progressing may allow a user to more easily track the object. Conversely, the ability to decrease the...

06/26/14 - 20140177906 - Generating static scenes
Implementations generally relate to generating static scenes. In some implementations, a method includes collecting photos associated with objects in at least one location. The method also includes collecting attention information associated with one or more of the objects. The method also includes generating an attention map based on the attention...

06/26/14 - 20140177907 - Faulty cart wheel detection
A system and method of identifying carts exhibiting tendencies that are indicative of damaged or defective wheels. A shopping cart may be identified and tracked visually through one or more surveillance cameras. By comparing the cart's tracked movement to known symptomatic movement patterns, the system may identify defective or damaged...

06/26/14 - 20140177908 - System of object detection
In a system of object detection, a color detector detects at least one image region in an input image having a color specifically pertinent to the object under detection, thereby obtaining an object width. A dynamic down-sampling unit adaptively performs down-sampling on the detected image region using a generated down-sampling...

06/26/14 - 20140177909 - Three-dimensional interactive device and operation method thereof
A three-dimensional (3D) interactive device and an operation method thereof are provided. The 3D interactive device includes a projection unit, an image capturing unit, and an image processing unit. The projection unit projects an interactive pattern to a surface of a body, so that a user performs an interactive trigger...

06/26/14 - 20140177910 - Device, method, and computer program product for detecting object
According to one embodiment, a device for detecting an object includes a first detection processor, a determination module, an area setting module, and a second detection processor. The first detection processor is configured to detect an object to be detected with respect to a frame image that constitutes input moving...

06/26/14 - 20140177911 - Real-time bicyclist detection with synthetic training data
A determination is made in real-time regarding whether a bicyclist is present in a target image. A target image is received. The target image is classified and an error value for the target image is determined using a linear classifier. If the error value does not exceed the threshold value,...

06/26/14 - 20140177912 - Commodity reading apparatus, commodity sales data processing apparatus and commodity reading method
In accordance with one embodiment, a determination unit configured to determine whether or not the object discriminated by the discrimination unit passes through a second area specified different from a first area in a frame range during movement of the object to the first area specified in the frame range...

06/26/14 - 20140177913 - Enhanced contrast for object detection and characterization by optical imaging
Enhanced contrast between an object of interest and background surfaces visible in an image is provided using controlled lighting directed at the object. Exploiting the falloff of light intensity with distance, a light source (or multiple light sources), such as an infrared light source, can be positioned near one or...

06/26/14 - 20140177914 - Method and system for video-based road characterization, lane detection and departure prevention
A method and system for video-based road departure warning for a vehicle on a road, is provided. Road departure warning involves receiving an image of a road in front of the vehicle from a video imager, and detecting one or more road markings in the image corresponding to markings on...

06/26/14 - 20140177915 - Method and apparatus for detecting object
A method and an apparatus for detecting an object are disclosed. The method comprises the steps of obtaining a plurality of depth images of the object; extracting foregrounds; fusing the foregrounds in a unified three-dimensional world coordinate system; calculating an appearance two-dimensional histogram from the fused foreground by the following...

06/26/14 - 20140177916 - Object information derived from object images
Search terms are derived automatically from images captured by a camera equipped cell phone, PDA, or other image capturing device, submitted to a search engine to obtain information of interest, and at least a portion of the resulting information is transmitted back locally to, or nearby, the device that captured...

06/26/14 - 20140177917 - Image processing device, object selection method and program
There is provided an image processing device including: a data storage unit that stores object identification data for identifying an object operable by a user and feature data indicating a feature of appearance of each object; an environment map storage unit that stores an environment map representing a position of...

06/26/14 - 20140177918 - Object information derived from object images
Search terms are derived automatically from images captured by a camera equipped cell phone, PDA, or other image capturing device, submitted to a search engine to obtain information of interest, and at least a portion of the resulting information is transmitted back locally to, or nearby, the device that captured...

06/26/14 - 20140177919 - Systems and methods for multi-pass adaptive people counting
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...

06/26/14 - 20140177920 - 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....

06/26/14 - 20140177921 - 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....

06/26/14 - 20140177922 - Object information derived from object images
Search terms are derived automatically from images captured by a camera equipped cell phone, PDA, or other image capturing device, submitted to a search engine to obtain information of interest, and at least a portion of the resulting information is transmitted back locally to, or nearby, the device that captured...

06/26/14 - 20140177923 - Method for tracking multiple image objects based on a penalty graph for avoiding hijacking of a tracker
A method for tracking multiple image objects, includes resampling particles from each of the image objects tracked in a previous image, calculating respective weights of the resampled particles, and predicting and tracking locations of the image objects in a current image based on values obtained by multiplying the locations of...