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Target Tracking Or Detecting

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11/20/14 - 20140341421 - Method for detecting persons using 1d depths and 2d texture
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...

11/20/14 - 20140341422 - Systems and methods for facial property identification
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...

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

11/20/14 - 20140341424 - Tool tracking during surgical procedures
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...

11/20/14 - 20140341425 - Providing visual effects for images
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...

11/20/14 - 20140341426 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method and medical imaging device
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...

11/20/14 - 20140341427 - Surveillance camera system and surveillance camera control apparatus
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...

11/20/14 - 20140341428 - Apparatus and method for recognizing human body in hybrid manner
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...

11/20/14 - 20140341429 - Combining multi-sensory inputs for digital animation
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....

11/20/14 - 20140341430 - Method and device for detecting face, and non-transitory computer-readable recording medium for executing the method
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...

11/20/14 - 20140341431 - Passable security inspection system for person
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...

11/20/14 - 20140341432 - Object recognition device and vehicle controller
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...

11/20/14 - 20140341433 - Method for finding paths in video
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...

11/13/14 - 20140334666 - Calibration free, motion tolerant eye-gaze direction detector with contextually aware computer interaction and communication methods
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...

11/13/14 - 20140334667 - Aerial image segmentation for refineries
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...

11/13/14 - 20140334668 - System and method for visual motion based object segmentation and tracking
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...

11/13/14 - 20140334669 - Location information determined from depth camera data
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....

11/13/14 - 20140334670 - Three-dimensional object modelling fitting & tracking
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...

11/13/14 - 20140334671 - Object recognition apparatus and method
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...

11/13/14 - 20140334672 - Method for detecting pedestrians based on far infrared ray camera at night
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...

11/13/14 - 20140334673 - Commodity recognition apparatus and method for recognizing commodity by the same
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...

11/13/14 - 20140334674 - Method of detecting data relating to thermal energy radiated in a scene using the infrared radiation image processing
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),...

11/13/14 - 20140334675 - Apparatus and method for extracting movement path of mutual geometric relationship fixed camera group
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...

11/13/14 - 20140334676 - Monitoring method and camera
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...

11/13/14 - 20140334677 - Multi-computer vision recognition system for level crossing obstacle
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...

11/13/14 - 20140334678 - System and derivation method
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...

11/13/14 - 20140334679 - Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and computer program
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,...

11/13/14 - 20140334680 - Image processing apparatus
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...

11/13/14 - 20140334681 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and program
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...

11/13/14 - 20140334682 - Monitoring device using selective attention model and method for monitoring same
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...

11/13/14 - 20140334683 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and recording medium
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...

11/06/14 - 20140328510 - Method for characterizing fission semi-tracks in solids
A method for determining the position and its statistical uncertainty of a fission semi-track in a crystal based on detecting the tip and etch figure of a fission semi-track in a series of transmitted light images. A computer software program for: detecting the tip and etch figure of a fission...

11/06/14 - 20140328511 - 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...

11/06/14 - 20140328512 - System and method for suspect search
A system and method for detecting an object of interest. A system and method may generate a first signature for an object of interest based on an image of the object of interest. A system and method may generate a second signature for a candidate object based on an image...

11/06/14 - 20140328513 - 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...

11/06/14 - 20140328514 - Object tracking device
In an object tracking device, a search region setting unit sets the search region of an object in a frame image at a present point in time, based on an object region in a frame image at a previous point in time, zoom center coordinates in the frame image at...

11/06/14 - 20140328515 - Positional locating system and method
A method and system are disclosed for locating or otherwise generating positional information for an object, such as but not limited generating positional coordinates for an object attached to an athlete engaging in an athletic event. The positional coordinates may be processed with other telemetry and biometrical information to provide...

11/06/14 - 20140328516 - Gesture recognition method, an apparatus and a computer program for the same
The invention concerns a gesture recognition method for gesture-based interaction at an apparatus. The method comprises receiving one or more images of an object; creating feature images for the received one or more images; determining binary values for pixels in corresponding locations of said feature images and concatenating the binary...

11/06/14 - 20140328517 - System and methods for identification of implanted medical devices and/or detection of retained surgical foreign objects from medical images
A computer-based system and method(s) are described which detects and identifies implanted medical devices (“IMDs”) and/or retained surgical foreign objects (“RSFOs”) from diagnostic medical images. In some embodiments, the system provides further identification—information on the particular IMD and/or RSFO that has been recognized. For example, the system could be configured...

10/30/14 - 20140321697 - Kernel with iterative computation
Provided are examples of a detecting engine for determining in which pixels in a hyperspectral scene are materials of interest or targets present. A collection of spectral references, typically five to a few hundred, is used in look a through a million or more pixels per scene to identify detections....

10/30/14 - 20140321698 - Method for image-based status determination
Methods, systems, computer-readable media, and apparatuses for image-based status determination are presented. In some embodiments, a method includes capturing at least one image of a moving path. At least one feature within the at least one image is analyzed and based on the analysis of the at least one feature,...

10/30/14 - 20140321699 - Method for characterizing confined fission tracks in solids
A method for determining the position and its statistical uncertainty of a confined fission track in a crystal based on detecting confined fission track tips in a series of transmitted light images. A computer software program for: detecting confined fission track tips in a series of transmitted light images and...

10/30/14 - 20140321700 - Light sensing module and system
A light sensing module used in a light sensing system incorporated with a processor includes at least one first light source, for emitting light; at least one first light sensor, for sensing the light emitted by the first light source, light reflected by an ambient object or ambient light, in...

10/30/14 - 20140321701 - Method and apparatus for recognizing directional structures on a window pane of a vehicle
A method for recognizing directional structures on a window pane of a vehicle is described. The method includes carrying out an assessment of image points of an image of the window pane, which image points are disposed along an evaluation path, a course of the evaluation path being dependent on...

10/30/14 - 20140321702 - Diminished and mediated reality effects from reconstruction
Disclosed embodiments pertain to apparatus, systems, and methods for mixed reality. In some embodiments, a camera pose relative to a tracked object in a live image may be determined and used to render synthetic images from keyframes in a 3D model without the tracked object. Optical flow magnitudes for pixels...

10/30/14 - 20140321703 - Image compositing device and image compositing method
A difference image between a base target and an aligned swap target is generated (S1021), and an extracted contour in the difference image is determined according to the active contour model (S1022). The inner area of the contour and the outer area of the contour are painted with different colors...

10/30/14 - 20140321704 - Method, system and apparatus for tracking objects of a scene
A method of tracking objects of a scene is disclosed. The method determines two or more tracks which have merged. Each track is associated with at least one of the objects and having a corresponding graph structure. Each graph structure comprising at least one node representing the corresponding track. A...

10/30/14 - 20140321705 - Method of determining reference features for use in an optical object initialization tracking process and object initialization tracking method
A method of determining reference features for use in an optical object initialization tracking process is disclosed, said method comprising the following steps: a) capturing at least one current image of a real environment or synthetically generated by rendering a virtual model of a real object to be tracked with...

10/30/14 - 20140321706 - Automated, remotely-verified alarm system with intrusion and video surveillance and digitial video recording
An automated self-monitored alarm verification solution including at least a premises portion, a server portion, and an end user device portion. Alarm verification includes capturing by an image capture device at least one image in response to a detection event, and transmitting a first data signal including the image to...

10/30/14 - 20140321707 - Predictive flight path and non-destructive marking system and method
Systems and methods for acquiring and targeting an object placed in motion, tracking the object's movement, and while tracking, measuring the object's characteristics and marking the object with an external indicator until the object comes to rest is provided. The systems and methods include an acquisition and tracking system, a...

10/30/14 - 20140321708 - Method for determining the pose of a camera and for recognizing an object of a real environment
A method for determining the pose of a camera relative to a real environment includes the following steps: taking at least one image of a real environment by means of a camera, the image containing at least part of a real object, performing a tracking method that evaluates information with...

10/30/14 - 20140321709 - Image processing apparatus, image-capturing method, and vehicle
An image processing apparatus includes a light source configured to emit light onto a glass; an image-capturing unit configured to capture light from an image-capturing region including reflection light of the emitted light from the glass; an object detection filter used to detect an object attached to the glass, light...

10/30/14 - 20140321710 - Method for three-dimensional localization of an object from a two-dimensional medical image
A method for determining the three-dimensional location of an object in real-time from a two-dimensional medical image obtained with a medical imaging system is provided. For example, the three-dimensional location of an interventional medical device or a marker positioned on such a device may be determined from a two-dimensional x-ray...