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Target Tracking Or Detecting

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10/23/14 - 20140314269 - Device, system and method for recognizing action of detected subject
The present disclosure discloses a device, a system and a method for recognizing the action of a detected subject. The device includes an input section for the user to input scene mode selected among a plurality of scene modes; a detection section for detecting the action of the detected subject...

10/23/14 - 20140314270 - Detection of floating objects in maritime video using a mobile camera
A method and system for detecting floating objects in maritime video is disclosed. The horizon is detected within the video. Modeling of the sky and water is performed on the video. Objects are detected that are not water and sky within the video....

10/23/14 - 20140314271 - Systems and methods for pedestrian detection in images
System, apparatus, and method embodiments are provided for detecting the presence of a pedestrian in an image. In an embodiment, a method for determining whether a person is present in an image includes receiving a plurality of images, wherein each image comprises a plurality of pixels and determining a modified...

10/23/14 - 20140314272 - Method of tracking objects using hyperspectral imagery
A method of tracking motion of at least one object of a group of moving objects using hyperspectral imaging includes, among other things, obtaining a series of hyperspectral image frames; comparing each frame in the series to a template to determine changes in the image between frames; identifying a group...

10/23/14 - 20140314273 - Method, apparatus and computer program product for object detection
In accordance with an example embodiment a method and apparatus is provided. The method comprises detecting presence of an object portion in at least one sub-window in an image based on a first classifier. The first classifier is associated with a first set of weak classifiers. A set of sample...

10/23/14 - 20140314274 - Method for optimizing size and position of a search window of a tracking system
A method for optimizing the position and size of a search window in a tracking system is disclosed. According to some embodiments of the present invention, the method may comprise: calculating a velocity of a tracked object based on comparison of at least two previously captured consecutive frames; calculating an...

10/23/14 - 20140314275 - Pedestrian right of way monitoring and reporting system and method
A system and method for monitoring vehicle traffic and collecting data indicative of pedestrian right of way violations by vehicles is provided. The system comprises memory and logic for monitoring traffic intersections and recording evidence indicating that vehicles have violated pedestrian right of way. Two sensor modalities collecting video data...

10/23/14 - 20140314276 - System and method of measuring distances related to an object
A system and method for measuring distances related to a target object depicted in an image and the construction and delivery of supplemental window materials for fenestration. A digital image is obtained that contains a target object dimension and a reference object dimension in the same plane. The digital image...

10/23/14 - 20140314277 - Incorporating video meta-data in 3d models
A moving object tracked within a field of view environment of a two-dimensional data feed of a calibrated video camera is represented by a three-dimensional model. An appropriate three-dimensional mesh-based volumetric model for the object is initialized by using a back-projection of a corresponding two-dimensional image. A texture of the...

10/23/14 - 20140314278 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method, program, and image processing system
An image processing apparatus including a region-of-interest decision unit that identifies an interest space region in which an object to be analyzed is likely to be present based on a distance image, which is shape information of an object space corresponding to a captured image to be analyzed acquired by...

10/16/14 - 20140307917 - Robust feature fusion for multi-view object tracking
Multi-Task Multi-View Tracking (MTMVT) is used to visually identify and track an object. The MTMVT employs visual cues such as color, edge, and texture as complementary features to intensity in the target appearance representation, and combines a multi-view representation with a robust multi-task learning to solve feature fusion tracking problems....

10/16/14 - 20140307918 - Target-image detecting device, control method and control program thereof, recording medium, and digital camera
A method for controlling a target-image detecting device configured to detect a target image as a part of photographed images and as an image of a target object from the photographed images, includes sequentially obtaining a plurality of the photographed images that form a moving image, detecting a target image...

10/16/14 - 20140307919 - Gesture recognition device, gesture recognition method, electronic apparatus, control program, and recording medium
A gesture recognition device configured to recognize a gesture of a hand from a captured image of a user, having a fingertip candidate detector that detects a fingertip candidate from the image, a finger detector that detects a skin area as a finger, the skin area extending by a predetermined...

10/16/14 - 20140307920 - Systems and methods for tracking occluded objects in three-dimensional space
Methods and systems for the tracking of one or more occluded objects in 3D space include creating an approximation of an object while it is occluded....

10/16/14 - 20140307921 - Method for locating objects by resolution in the three-dimensional space of the scene
In the field of videosurveillance by calibrated cameras and locating objects of interest in images, a method uses, on the one hand, an initial presence map pCP1 modeling positions i in the scene and comprising, for each position i, a value pCP1(i) representative of the probability that an object is...

10/09/14 - 20140301597 - Windshield localization for occupancy detection
A system and method to capture an image of an oncoming target vehicle and localize the windshield of the target vehicle. Upon capturing an image, it is then analyzed to detect certain features of the target vehicle. Based on geometrical relationships of the detected features, the area of the image...

10/09/14 - 20140301598 - True space tracking of axisymmetric object flight using diameter measurement
Methods and apparatus for determining a trajectory of a axisymmetric object in 3-D physical space using a digital camera which records 2-D image data are described. In particular, based upon i) a characteristic length of the axisymmetric object, ii) a physical position of the camera determined from sensors associated with...

10/09/14 - 20140301599 - Method for face recognition
A method for a face recognition by a face recognition service server, includes receiving a face image that is photographed from a face registration terminal or a face recognition terminal; detecting a face area of the received face image; and quantifying at least one quality factor for the detected face...

10/09/14 - 20140301600 - True space tracking of axisymmetric object flight using diameter measurement
Methods and apparatus for determining a trajectory of a axisymmetric object in 3-D physical space using a digital camera which records 2-D image data are described. In particular, based upon i) a characteristic length of the axisymmetric object, ii) a physical position of the camera determined from sensors associated with...

10/09/14 - 20140301601 - True space tracking of axisymmetric object flight using diameter measurement
Methods and apparatus for determining a trajectory of a axisymmetric object in 3-D physical space using a digital camera which records 2-D image data are described. In particular, based upon i) a characteristic length of the axisymmetric object, ii) a physical position of the camera determined from sensors associated with...

10/09/14 - 20140301602 - Queue analysis
A method and system for analysing a queue comprising: obtaining a first image acquired at a first time of a first position within a queue; obtaining a second image acquired at a second time of a second position within the queue; detecting a queue member within the first image; detecting...

10/09/14 - 20140301603 - System and method for computer vision control based on a combined shape
A method and system for computer vision based control of a device are provided in which a shape detection algorithm is applied on an image to identify in the image a finger positioned over or near a user's lips. A device may be controlled based on the detection of the...

10/09/14 - 20140301604 - Method and system for luminance adjustment of images in an image sequence
Disclosed are a method and apparatus for adjusting a set of luminance values associated with a set of visual elements in a current frame (310) of a video sequence for object detection (370). The method determines (410,430,450), for each of a plurality of scenarios (SO, SI, S2), a set of...

10/09/14 - 20140301605 - Posture estimation device and posture estimation method
A posture estimation device that is capable of highly precisely estimating the posture of an object comprising multiple parts. Said device (100) comprises: a posture information database (110) that for each of multiple postures, holds posture information that defines the placement of multiple parts; a fitting unit (160) that computes,...

10/02/14 - 20140294231 - Automatically determining field of view overlap among multiple cameras
Field of view overlap among multiple cameras is automatically determined as a function of the temporal overlap of object tracks determined within their fields-of-view. Object tracks with the highest similarity value are assigned into pairs, and portions of the assigned object track pairs having a temporally overlapping period of time...

10/02/14 - 20140294232 - Method and apparatus for removing shadow from aerial or satellite photograph
A method for removing a shadow from an aerial or satellite photograph, includes collecting aerial or satellite photographs, by the photographing information collecting unit; extracting buildings at each of the collected aerial or satellite photographs, by the building information extracting unit; and estimating a shadow area cast by the extracted...

10/02/14 - 20140294233 - Information processing device and information processing method
An information processing device includes, a processor; and a memory which stores a plurality of instructions, which when executed by the processor, cause the processor to execute, acquiring images which includes a target object, and the images captured by a plurality of cameras on a time series basis; calculating a...

10/02/14 - 20140294234 - System and method for initiating actions and providing feedback by pointing at object of interest
A system and method as described for compiling feedback in command statements that relate to applications or services associated with spatial objects or features, pointing at such spatial object or feature order to identify the object of interest, and executing the command statements on a system server and attaching feedback...

10/02/14 - 20140294235 - Fundus image processing apparatus, fundus image processing method, and recording medium
A fundus image processing apparatus that processes a fundus image of an examinee's eye, the fundus image processing apparatus includes: a processor; and a memory storing computer readable instructions, when executed by the processor, causing the fundus image processing apparatus to: identify the optic disc included in the fundus image;...

10/02/14 - 20140294236 - Systems and methods for note recognition
At least some aspects of the present disclosure feature systems and methods for note recognition. The note recognition system includes a sensor, a note recognition module, and a note extraction module. The sensor is configured to capture a visual representation of a scene having one or more notes. The note...

10/02/14 - 20140294237 - Combined color image and depth processing
A method for image processing includes receiving a depth image of a scene containing a human subject and receiving a color image of the scene containing the human subject. A part of a body of the subject is identified in at least one of the images. A quality of both...

10/02/14 - 20140294238 - Inspection and recycling of containers
A method for examining filled containers, which are filled with CO2-containing products such as beer or lemonade, for contaminants such as glass fragments, including examining, e.g. by means of a camera, a container for gas bubbles in the product/in the container and/or for gas mists in the container, and sorting...

10/02/14 - 20140294239 - Method and apparatus for automatic detection of features in an image and method for training the apparatus
In one or more embodiments described herein, there is provided a method of training an apparatus. The method trains the apparatus to automatically detect features of interest in an image. An image is received, the image being of at least one object for inspection, each image comprising a plurality of...

09/25/14 - 20140286527 - Systems and methods for accelerated face detection
A method for face detection is disclosed. The method includes evaluating a scanning window using a first weak classifier in a first stage classifier. The method also includes evaluating the scanning window using a second weak classifier in the first stage classifier based on the evaluation using the first weak...

09/25/14 - 20140286528 - Biometric information input apparatus and biometric information input method
A biometric information input apparatus includes an image capturing section configured to obtain a captured image of a biological object; a pliable part detecting section configured to detect whether there is a pliable part on a surface of the biological object by obtaining a distance to the surface of the...

09/25/14 - 20140286529 - Methods and systems for tracking movement of microscopic worms and worm-like organisms, and software therefor
Methods and systems for tracking one or more worms or worm-like organisms over a sequence of video frames in virtual real time. The methods and systems can include a robust organism model that accounts for shape changes that occur from one frame to another, such as peristaltic progression, longitudinal deformation,...

09/25/14 - 20140286530 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and computer program product
According to an embodiment, an image processing apparatus includes an acquisition unit, a setting unit, and a calculator. The acquisition unit is configured to acquire an image. The setting unit is configured to set a plurality of sampling points in a sampling area of the image, each sampling point being...

09/25/14 - 20140286531 -
According to one embodiment, a plurality of moving objects is detected from a plurality of frames acquired in time series. Each of the moving objects is corresponded among the frames. A tracklet of each moving object corresponded is extracted and stored. A frame to calculate a position of a moving...

09/25/14 - 20140286532 - Human detection device
In a human detection device 1, an edge extractor 11 carries out edge extraction processing to an input image 21 and produces a horizontal edge image 22. A shoulder detector 12 detects a shoulder center and a shoulder width of a person included in the input image 21. A foot...

09/25/14 - 20140286533 - Method and system for recognizing and assessing surgical procedures from video
A Method and System For Recognizing and Assessing Surgical Procedures from a video or series of still images is described. Evaluation of surgical techniques of residents learning skills in areas such as cataract surgery is an important aspect of the learning process. The use of videos has become common in...

09/25/14 - 20140286534 - Generating magnetic field map for indoor positioning
Disclosed is an apparatus caused to acquire information indicating a measured magnetic field vector and information relating to an uncertainty measure of the measured magnetic field vector in at least one known location inside the building, wherein the indicated magnetic field vector represents magnitude and direction of the earth's magnetic...

09/25/14 - 20140286535 - Methods and apparatuses for gesture recognition
Methods, apparatuses, and computer program products are herein provided for enabling hand gesture recognition using an example infrared (IR) enabled mobile terminal. One example method may include determining a hand region in at least one captured frame using an adaptive omnidirectional edge operator (AOEO). The method may further include determining...

09/18/14 - 20140270342 - Methods and systems for detection and identification of concealed materials
Methods and systems for efficiently and accurately detecting and identifying concealed materials. The system includes an analysis subsystem configured to process a number of pixelated images, the number of pixelated images obtained by repeatedly illuminating regions with a electromagnetic radiation source from a number of electromagnetic radiation sources, each repetition...

09/18/14 - 20140270343 - Efficient 360 degree video processing
In accordance with the present disclosure, systems and method for efficient 360 degree video processing are described herein. A first image within a first frame of a video stream may be detected. The first frame may be partitioned into a first portion containing the first image and a second portion....

09/18/14 - 20140270344 - Reducing object detection time by utilizing space localization of features
In one example, a method for exiting an object detection pipeline includes determining, while in the object detection pipeline, a number of features within a first tile of an image, wherein the image consists of a plurality of tiles, performing a matching procedure using at least a subset of the...

09/18/14 - 20140270345 - Method and apparatus for movement estimation
A method for estimating movement of a mobile device includes: obtaining images from a camera communicatively coupled to a processor of the mobile device; identifying a stationary light source using at least one image of the images; calculating a displacement of the stationary light source based on a first location...

09/18/14 - 20140270346 - Tracking texture rich objects using rank order filtering
A method of real-time tracking of an object includes capturing a first and a second image of the object. The object is detected in the first image and movement of the object is tracked between the images. Tracking of the object includes obtaining an initial pose of the camera; projecting...

09/18/14 - 20140270347 - Hierarchical image classification system
A technique for image processing that includes receiving a model image, an input image, and registering the input image with the model image. A modified input image is determined that includes a first component that is substantially free of error components with respect to the model image and a second...

09/18/14 - 20140270348 - Motion blur aware visual pose tracking
Various methods, apparatuses and/or articles of manufacture are provided which may be implemented for use by an electronic device to track objects across two or more digital images. For example, an electronic device may generate a plurality of warped patches corresponding to a reference patch of a reference image, and...

09/18/14 - 20140270349 - Systems and methods for classifying objects in digital images captured using mobile devices
In one embodiment, a method includes receiving a digital image captured by a mobile device; and using a processor of the mobile device: generating a first representation of the digital image, the first representation being characterized by a reduced resolution; generating a first feature vector based on the first representation;...

09/18/14 - 20140270350 - Data driven localization using task-dependent representations
A computer implemented method for localization of an object, such as a license plate, in an input image includes generating a task-dependent representation of the input image based on relevance scores for the object to be localized. The relevance scores are output by a classifier for a plurality of locations...

09/18/14 - 20140270351 - Center of mass state vector for analyzing user motion in 3d images
Techniques described herein determine a center of mass state vector based on a body model. The body model may be formed by analyzing a depth image of a user who is performing some motion. The center of mass state vector may include, for example, center-of-mass position, center-of-mass velocity, center-of-mass acceleration,...

09/18/14 - 20140270352 - Three dimensional fingertip tracking
Systems and methods for detecting, tracking the presence, location, orientation and/or motion of a hand or hand segments visible to an input source are disclosed herein. Hand, hand segment and fingertip location and tracking can be performed using ball fit methods. Analysis of hand, hand segment and fingertip location and...

09/18/14 - 20140270353 - Dictionary design for computationally efficient video anomaly detection via sparse reconstruction techniques
Methods, systems, and processor-readable media for pruning a training dictionary for use in detecting anomalous events from surveillance video. Training samples can be received, which correspond to normal events. A dictionary can then be constructed, which includes two or more classes of normal events from the training samples. Sparse codes...

09/18/14 - 20140270354 - Methods and apparatus to measure exposure to logos in vehicle races
Methods and apparatus to measure logo exposure in vehicle races are disclosed. An example apparatus includes a vehicle database containing first time-location data identifying a first set of physical locations of a first vehicle at corresponding points in time, the first vehicle to display a first logo; a camera database...

09/18/14 - 20140270355 - Methods and apparatus to estimate demography based on aerial images
Methods and apparatus to estimate demography based on aerial images are disclosed. An example method includes analyzing a first aerial image of a first geographic area to detect a first plurality of objects, and estimating a demographic characteristic of the first geographic area based on the first plurality of objects....

09/18/14 - 20140270356 - Systems, methods and devices for item processing
Methods, systems and devices for item processing. The systems can include a PASS module that can include features that receive inputs relating to an item for processing and provide those inputs to other components and/or modules of a PASS system and/or of another system. The PASS system can include a...

09/18/14 - 20140270357 - User location system
A user location system (ULS) can use images, such as video or still images, captured from at least one camera of an electronic device, such as a mobile device, to determine, via at least edge detection and image uniformity analysis, location of a user in an environment, such as in...

09/18/14 - 20140270358 - Online learning method for people detection and counting for retail stores
People detection can provide valuable metrics that can be used by businesses, such as retail stores. Such information can be used to influence any number of business decisions such a employment hiring and product orders. The business value of this data hinges upon its accuracy. Thus, a method according to...

09/18/14 - 20140270359 - Methods and systems for automatic and semi-automatic geometric and geographic feature extraction
Methods and systems for facilitating detecting features in sensor data are described. One example method implemented by a computing device includes receiving a first set of sensor data about a geographical region, and generating a second set of sensor data. The first set of sensor data includes data in a...

09/18/14 - 20140270360 - Edgel sampling for edge-based tracking
Embodiments include selecting edgels for edge based tracking by dividing a reference image frame (RF) into N×M bins of pixels and projecting a subset of the edgels per bin into a current image frame (CF) using an estimated pose to identify valid bins of the RF as bins having their...

09/18/14 - 20140270361 - Computer-based method and system of dynamic category object recognition
A computer-based method/system of dynamic category object recognition for estimating pose and/or positioning of target objects and target object's parts. The method/system may recognize a target object and the target object's parts. The method/system may segment and extract data corresponding to the target object and the target object's parts, and...

09/18/14 - 20140270362 - Fast edge-based object relocalization and detection using contextual filtering
Embodiments include detection or relocalization of an object in a current image from a reference image, such as using a simple and relatively fast and invariant edge orientation based edge feature extraction, then a weak initial matching combined with a strong contextual filtering framework, and then a pose estimation framework...

09/18/14 - 20140270363 - 3d visual proxemics: recognizing human interactions in 3d from a single image
A unified framework detects and classifies people interactions in unconstrained user generated images. Previous approaches directly map people/face locations in two-dimensional image space into features for classification. Among other things, the disclosed framework estimates a camera viewpoint and people positions in 3D space and then extracts spatial configuration features from...

09/18/14 - 20140270364 - Performing object detection operations via a graphics processing unit
In one embodiment of the present invention, a graphics processing unit (GPU) is configured to detect an object in an image using a random forest classifier that includes multiple, identically structured decision trees. Notably, the application of each of the decision trees is independent of the application of the other...

09/18/14 - 20140270365 - Image processing of images that include marker images
An image processing method, includes: obtaining an image, the image having marker images and a background image; identifying presence of an object in the background image using a processor; and providing a signal for stopping a procedure if the presence of the object is identified. An image processing apparatus, includes:...

09/18/14 - 20140270366 - Dimension-wise spatial layout importance selection: an alternative way to handle object deformation
Systems and methods are disclosed for object detection by receiving an image; segmenting the image; extracting features from the image; and performing a dimension-wise spatial layout selection to pick up dimensions inside a discriminative spatial region for classification....

09/18/14 - 20140270367 - Selective max-pooling for object detection
Systems and methods are disclosed for object detection by receiving an image and extracting features therefrom; applying a learning process to determine sub-regions and select predetermined pooling regions; and performing selective max-pooling to choose one or more feature regions without noises....

09/18/14 - 20140270368 - Associating signal intelligence to objects via residual reduction
Generally discussed herein are systems and apparatuses that are configured to and techniques for associating a SIGnal INTelligence (SIGINT) signal with an object or tracklet. According to an example a technique can include estimating Times of Arrival (ToAs) at each of a plurality of collectors of a first signal from...

09/18/14 - 20140270369 - Associating signal intelligence to objects via residual reduction
Generally discussed herein are systems and apparatuses that are configured to and techniques for associating a SIGINT signal with an object or tracklet. According to an example, a technique can include (1) estimating a first set of times, each time of the first set of times can indicate how much...

09/18/14 - 20140270370 - Person recognition apparatus and person recognition method
A person recognition apparatus is disclosed that includes an image input unit, a face detection unit in which a face is expressed from the inputted image data, as a score which takes a value in accordance with facial likeness, a facial feature point detection unit, a feature extraction unit, a...

09/18/14 - 20140270371 - Real-time tracking and correlation of microspheres
Methods and apparatuses for tracking and correlating particles include an optical detector that captures a first and a second image of the particles. A video detector is used to capture a plurality of video frames of the particles. The video detector captures the video frames of the particles at a...

09/18/14 - 20140270372 - Electronic device and method of operating the same
A method and apparatus for image processing includes receiving images, detecting non-stationary objects in the images, displaying a first image that includes a non-stationary object, selecting a frame region including the non-stationary object in the first image, selecting a second image based on a low similarity with the first image,...

09/18/14 - 20140270373 - Electronic device and method for synthesizing continuously taken images
An operation method of an electronic device is provided. The method includes detecting motion objects in each of two or more continuously captured images, determining whether the detected motion objects are synthesizable for use as wallpaper, and providing feedback according to whether the detected motion objects are synthesizable for use...

09/18/14 - 20140270374 - Systems, methods, and software for detecting an object in an image
In an exemplary embodiment, software made in accordance with the present invention allows for template building, template matching, facial point detection, fitting a 3D face model, and other related concepts. Such techniques can be utilized, for example, in a process for fitting a deformable 3D face model to an image...

09/18/14 - 20140270375 - System and method for identifying and interpreting repetitive motions
A motion tracking system monitors the motions performed by a user based on motion data received from one or more sensors. The motion tracking system may include a motion tracking device with one or more sensors, a smart device with one or more sensors and/or a server. As the user...

09/18/14 - 20140270376 - Facial expression recognition apparatus, image sensing apparatus, facial expression recognition method, and computer-readable storage medium
A facial expression recognition apparatus (10) detects a face image of a person from an input image, calculates a facial expression evaluation value corresponding to each facial expression from the detected face image, updates, based on the face image, the relationship between the calculated facial expression evaluation value and a...

09/18/14 - 20140270377 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and computer-readable recording device
An image processing apparatus includes an abnormal portion candidate region detection unit configured to detect a candidate region of an abnormal portion based on color information of each pixel constituting an image obtained by capturing an image of an inside of a lumen of a subject, a border neighboring pixel...

09/18/14 - 20140270378 - Vehicle vicinity monitoring device
When a pedestrian candidate and an animal candidate that are detected from an image imaged by an imaging device mounted in a vehicle are in a specified relationship in said image (such as existing nearby), the animal candidate is considered to be an item related to the pedestrian candidate, in...