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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.

09/11/14 - 20140254863 - Method for detecting and tracking objects in image sequences of scenes acquired by a stationary camera
In a sequence of images of a scene acquired by a stationary camera, objects are detected and tracked by determining a first set of candidate foreground regions according to a background model. A second set of candidate foreground regions is determined. according to a set of foreground models. Then, candidate...

09/11/14 - 20140254864 - System and method for gesture detection through local product map
System and method for image detection that include collecting image data; at a processor, over a plurality of support regions of the image data, computing a dimensionality component of a support region of the image data, wherein the, non-nucleus pixels of a support region; calculating a normalizing factor of the...

09/11/14 - 20140254865 - Image identification method and system
Novel tools and techniques are described for identifying objects and/or persons. In one aspect, a method might comprise obtaining a digital image of an object(s) with a digital image recording device. The digital image may be transmitted to a remote computer system, and compared to multiple preexisting digital images using...

09/11/14 - 20140254866 - Predictive analysis using vehicle license plate recognition
A method and a system for predictive analysis using vehicle license plate recognition are described. The system has a gateway, a web server, and a client device. The gateway is coupled to security devices. The web server has a management application configured to communicate with the gateway. The client device...

09/11/14 - 20140254867 - User body angle, curvature and average extremity positions extraction using depth images
Embodiments described herein use depth images to extract user behavior, wherein each depth image specifies that a plurality of pixels correspond to a user. In certain embodiments, information indicative of an angle and/or curvature of a user's body is extracted from a depth image. This can be accomplished by fitting...

09/11/14 - 20140254868 - Visual signature determination system for moving targets
According to one embodiment, the visual signature of a moving target may be measured by measuring, using a photometer, an optical property of a moving target while the target moves along a path from a start position to an end position in front of a background. The photometer may be...

09/11/14 - 20140254869 - Method and device for detecting displacement in elastography
Disclosed are a method and a device for detecting displacement in elastography. The method comprises: acquiring a target point, acquiring a cross-correlation phase calculation location of the target point in a second frame image; calculating a cross-correlation phase according to the cross-correlation phase calculation location; calculating a longitudinal displacement result...

09/11/14 - 20140254870 - Method for recognizing motion gesture commands
A computer capable of recognizing gesture commands is disclosed. Suppose that a user makes a gesture of swinging a hand from side to side in front of a camera associated with a computer. A camera module receives frames with shots of the gesture in order. The camera module calculates a...

09/11/14 - 20140254871 - Image motion detection method, image processing method and apparatus using the methods
An image processing method for detecting an image motion information between a first image unit and a second image unit is provided. The first image unit and second image unit respectively comprise a plurality of blocks, and each of the blocks comprises a plurality of pixels. The image motion detection...

09/11/14 - 20140254872 - Object detection apparatus, vehicle-mounted device control system and storage medium of program of object detection
An object detection apparatus, using at least one processing circuit, for detecting an object in an image capturing area based on parallax information generated from a plurality of images captured by a plurality of image capturing units, includes a parallax histogram information generator to generate vertical-direction parallax histogram information indicating...

09/11/14 - 20140254873 - Method and device for detecting interfering objects in the ambient air of a vehicle
A method for detecting interfering objects in the ambient air of a vehicle, include determining line structures in at least one image section of an image of surroundings of the vehicle, determining a position of a first converging area of first line structures and a position of a second converging...

09/11/14 - 20140254874 - Method of detecting and describing features from an intensity image
The invention provides methods of detecting and describing features from an intensity image. In one of several aspects, the method comprises the steps of providing an intensity image captured by a capturing device, providing a method for determining a depth of at least one element in the intensity image, in...

09/11/14 - 20140254875 - Method and system for automatic objects localization
A method for automatic localization of objects in a mask. The method includes building a dictionary or atoms, wherein each atom models the presence of one object at one location and iteratively determining the atom of said dictionary which is best correlated with said mask, until ending criteria are met....

09/11/14 - 20140254876 - Methods and apparatus to count people in images
Methods and apparatus to count people in images are disclosed. An example method includes maintaining a history of instances in which a person is detected by a first image sensor and by a second sensor different than the first image sensor at approximately a same time, respective ones of the...

09/04/14 - 20140247963 - Object detection via validation with visual search
One exemplary embodiment involves receiving, at a computing device comprising a processor, a test image having a candidate object and a set of object images detected to depict a similar object as the test image. The embodiment involves localizing the object depicted in each one of the object images based...

09/04/14 - 20140247964 - Information processing device, information processing method, and recording medium
An image inputter inputs image data in which a user has been captured. An extractor extracts a region corresponding to a hand of the user included in the image data input by the image inputter. A determinator determines whether or not the region corresponding to the hand of the user...

09/04/14 - 20140247965 - Indicator mark recognition
A method and system for deciphering answer sheets for standardized tests and surveys using multiple-choice answer sheets. Multiple-choice answer sheets are typically scanned by automatic scanning machines, where the answers are deciphered and the information is gathered. An improved answer sheet includes a character, such as a symbol, a letter...

09/04/14 - 20140247966 - Determining gps coordinates for images
Systems, methods and articles of manufacture for GPS coordinate determination for images are described herein. Embodiments of the present disclosure relate to equipping an image with GPS coordinates where the image is uploaded onto a mapping site without GPS coordinates. The mapping site is able to equip the image with...

09/04/14 - 20140247967 - Methods and systems for image analysis identification
A computer-implemented method for identifying a first object-of-interest is provided. The first object-of-interest includes two identifiers and a sample portion. The method includes imaging the first object-of-interest including the two identifiers. The imaging generates a first set of image data. The method further includes determining a position of the first...

08/28/14 - 20140241570 - Using a combination of 2d and 3d image data to determine hand features information
A method of determining hand features information using both two dimensional (2D) image data and three dimensional (3D) image data is described. In one implementation, a method includes: receiving a 2D image frame; receiving 3D image data corresponding to the 2D image frame; using the 3D image data corresponding to...

08/28/14 - 20140241571 - System and method for contamination monitoring
A system for contamination monitoring includes a tracking component, a material identification component, a procedural component, and a notification component. The tracking component tracks an individual and one or more objects in a work area using a three-dimensional tracking system. The material identification component identifies a material of the one...

08/28/14 - 20140241572 - Identification of aircraft surface positions using camera images
A method and apparatus for identifying a position of a surface on an aircraft. Image data for an image of the surface on the aircraft is received. The image data is processed to determine whether the position of the surface on the aircraft is a desired position. A surface position...

08/28/14 - 20140241573 - System for and method of tracking target area in a video clip
A system for and a method of tracking a target area in a video clip. In an embodiment, a video clip comprising a sequence of frames is obtained. The video clip includes a frame having an identified target area. A plane is identified in three-dimensional space for the target area,...

08/28/14 - 20140241574 - Tracking and recognition of faces using selected region classification
Methods, apparatuses, and articles associated with facial tracking and recognition are disclosed. In embodiments, facial images may be detected in video or still images and tracked. After normalization of the facial images, feature data may be extracted from selected regions of the faces to compare to associated feature data in...

08/28/14 - 20140241575 - Wearable display-based remote collaboration apparatus and method
Disclosed herein are a wearable display-based remote collaboration apparatus and method. The wearable display-based remote collaboration apparatus includes an image acquisition unit, a recognition unit, an image processing unit, and a visualization unit. The image acquisition unit obtains image information associated with the present point of time of a worker....

08/28/14 - 20140241576 - Apparatus and method for camera tracking
A camera tracking apparatus including a sequence image input unit configured to obtain one or more image frames by decoding an input two-dimensional image, a two-dimensional feature point tracking unit configured to obtain a feature point track by extracting feature points from respective image frames obtained by the sequence image...

08/28/14 - 20140241577 - Method of tracking moving object, method of determining display state of moving object, and control apparatus for tracking moving object
A method of tracking a moving object includes measuring displacement of an object to be tracked, obtaining a particle of the object to be tracked using the measured displacement, and tracking the object using pose information of the object in an image thereof and the obtained particle. A control apparatus...

08/28/14 - 20140241578 - Vehicle-to-vehicle distance calculation apparatus and method
The distance to a target vehicle is calculated. To achieve this, a target vehicle traveling ahead is imaged and it is determined to what vehicle group, such as a light-duty vehicle group, standard passenger car group or heavy-duty vehicle group, the image of the target vehicle belongs. Representative vehicle widths...

08/28/14 - 20140241579 - Vehicle-to-vehicle distance calculation apparatus and method
The distance to a target vehicle is calculated comparatively accurately. To achieve this, a target vehicle traveling ahead of one's own vehicle is imaged by a camera and it is determined to what vehicle group, such as a light-duty vehicle group, standard passenger car group or heavy-duty vehicle group, the...

08/28/14 - 20140241580 - Object detection apparatus
An object detection apparatus mounted in a vehicle for detecting a target object in various changing environmental conditions. In the apparatus, a storage prestores plural image recognition dictionaries each describing reference data for the target object, and plural image recognition techniques each used to detect the target object from an...

08/28/14 - 20140241581 - Method and system for automatically counting physical objects
A periphery band is around an excluded region. For automatically counting physical objects within the periphery band and the excluded region, an imaging sensor captures: a first image of the periphery band and the excluded region; and a second image of the periphery band and the excluded region. In response...

08/28/14 - 20140241582 - Digital processing method and system for determination of object occlusion in an image sequence
A method and system for occlusion region detection and measurement between a pair of images are disclosed. A processing device receives a first image and a second image. The processing device estimates a field of motion vectors between the first image and the second image. The processing device motion compensates...

08/28/14 - 20140241583 - Secure self-checkout
Various embodiments allow scanning by a shopper using a barcode reader (e.g., a scanner) attached to or positioned near the shopping receptacle. As items are scanned, they are identified based on their barcode and added to an item list. Item verification can then performed at checkout using imaging technology. For...

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...