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Motion Or Velocity Measuring

Motion Or Velocity Measuring patent applications listed include Date, Patent Application Number, Patent Title, Patent Abstract summary and are linked to the corresponding patent application page.

07/17/14 - 20140198955 - System and method for distorted camera image correction
The invention provides an image processing method for processing a sequence of images, comprising the steps of: obtaining, from a visual sensor, at least two images of the sequence of images, detecting whether the images include a distortion, determining an image warping function at least partially compensating the distortion, applying...

07/10/14 - 20140193040 - Method and apparatus for determining location
A computer-implemented method and apparatus for determining location, the method comprising: receiving a first sequence of kinematic values related to a route of an image appearing in captured pictures; receiving a second sequence of kinematic values related to a series of readings from at least one inertial sensor received from...

07/10/14 - 20140193041 - System and method for resolution enhancement
The present invention relates to a system (1) and method (100) for resolution enhancement which enables the depth resolution to be enhanced without using gimbal, performs depth description independent from lighting conditions and camera parameters in high resolution....

07/03/14 - 20140185881 - Image analysis apparatus to analyze state of predetermined object in image
An image-capture device 1 includes: an image acquisition unit 111 that acquires a plurality of images that are successively captured; an identification unit 112 that identifies a golf ball B as a predetermined object in each of the plurality of images; a rotation calculation unit 113 that calculates the number...

07/03/14 - 20140185882 - Image processing device, image processing method, image device, electronic equipment, and program
The image processing device includes: an image segmentation unit configured to make an image to be processed into plural divided images; a divided image selection unit configured to select a divided image, in which reliability of a motion search process is equal to or greater than a threshold value or...

06/26/14 - 20140177926 - Information notification apparatus that notifies information of motion of a subject
An information notification apparatus (1) includes: an image acquisition unit (42) that acquires a plurality of moving images in which motions of subjects are captured, respectively; a first detection unit (44) that detects a specific state in the motions of the subject from respective moving images among the plurality of...

06/19/14 - 20140169638 - Spot search device and spot search method
A spot search device which searches, based on image data of pattern light, a moved spotlight representing any of the plurality of spotlights that has moved, the spot search device includes, a first movement amount generating unit which detects the moved spotlight and calculates a first movement amount based on...

06/19/14 - 20140169639 - Image detection method and device
A method and device for detecting images are used to improve a detection rate and accuracy rate of the image moving target detection, so that moving targets also can be accurately detected in a scenario with complicated illumination changes. The method for detecting the images includes: collecting an image, performing...

06/12/14 - 20140161322 - System and method for activity recognition
A method for automatic recognition of human activity is provided and includes the steps of decomposing human activity into a plurality of fundamental component attributes needed to perform an activity and defining ontologies of fundamental component attributes from the plurality of the fundamental component attributes identified during the decomposing step...

06/12/14 - 20140161323 - Dense structure from motion
Determining three-dimensional structure in a road environment using a system mountable in a host vehicle including a camera connectible to a processor. Multiple image frames are captured in the field of view of the camera. In the image frames, a line is selected below which the road is imaged. The...

06/05/14 - 20140153784 - Spatio-temporal confidence maps
A method and an apparatus for generating a confidence map for a disparity map associated to a set of two or more images are described. Motion between at least two subsequent sets of two or more images is determined. Based on the determined motion information static and dynamic regions in...

05/29/14 - 20140147011 - Object removal detection using 3-d depth information
A novel object removal detection method and corresponding apparatus is described. The method employs a combination of detecting a change in a scene pattern and a change in the depth of field. The method significantly reduced false alarms caused by occlusion or rearrangement of the monitored objects....

05/29/14 - 20140147012 - Method and apparatus for processing image data corresponding to temporally successive motions of object
A method for processing image data corresponding to temporally successive motions of an object, the method including adjusting a range of a first occlusion region which is estimated according to whether position changes occur in sub-blocks forming temporally successive first and second frames among image frames which display the motions...

05/29/14 - 20140147013 - Direct echo particle image velocimetry flow vector mapping on ultrasound dicom images
An Echo PIV analysis process, apparatus and algorithm are developed to reduce noise and analyze DICOM images representing a fluid flow of a plurality of particles. A plurality of DICOM images representing sequential image pairs of a plurality of particles is received. The plurality of DICOM sequential image pairs are...

05/29/14 - 20140147014 - Geometry tracking
A method of motion capture may include accessing a 3D model of a subject, and associating the 3D model of the subject with a 2D representation of the subject in a plurality of frames. The method may also include identifying a change to the 2D representation of the subject between...

05/15/14 - 20140133707 - Motion information estimation method and image generation apparatus using the same
A motion information estimation method and an image generation apparatus are provided. The image generation apparatus may include an image data obtaining unit for obtaining image data of the anatomic features of a subject. The image generation apparatus may also include a region-of-interest (ROI) determining unit for determining a ROI...

05/08/14 - 20140126780 - Video speed detection system
Multiple-object speed tracking apparatuses are disclosed, including a camera configured to capture a set of images of a monitored area (e.g., a roadway). The camera's longitudinal axis may be positioned at any viewing angle relative to a longitudinal axis of a roadway such that at least two moving objects moving...

05/01/14 - 20140119610 - Measuring apparatus and method thereof
A measuring apparatus is provided. The measuring apparatus includes a first region of interest setting unit configured to set first regions of interest to a target for observation, a second region of interest setting unit configured to set a second region of interest to a part not including the first...

05/01/14 - 20140119611 - List mode dynamic image reconstruction
A nuclear imaging apparatus (8) acquires nuclear imaging data comprising events wherein each event records at least spatial localization information and a timestamp for a nuclear decay event. An event-preserving image reconstruction module (22) reconstructs the nuclear imaging data using an event-preserving reconstruction algorithm to generate an image represented as...

04/24/14 - 20140112544 - Image based tracking
Systems and methods that facilitate image motion analysis are described herein. According to a first image motion analysis technique a first image is warped according to a locally affine model. The first warped image and a second image are compared and a pattern that matches between the first warped image...

04/24/14 - 20140112545 - Information processing apparatus and information processing method
An association degree evaluation unit acquires pieces of position information of an image sensing apparatus at respective times within an adjacent time range to an imaging time of a designated image of those sensed by the image sensing apparatus. Furthermore, the association degree evaluation unit acquires pieces of position information...

04/24/14 - 20140112546 - Video surveillance system
A video surveillance system is disclosed. The system includes a model database storing a plurality of models and a vector database storing a plurality of vectors of recently observed trajectories. The system includes a model building module that builds a new motion model corresponding to the motion data of the...

04/24/14 - 20140112547 - Systems and methods for removing a background of an image
An image such as a depth image of a scene may be received, observed, or captured by a device. A grid of voxels may then be generated based on the depth image such that the depth image may be downsampled. A background included in the grid of voxels may then...

04/10/14 - 20140098999 - Detecting motion in a high resolution video
Devices, methods, and systems for detecting motion in a high resolution video are described herein. One method includes dividing an image frame of a high resolution video into a number of blocks, determining whether motion is present in each of the blocks, and identifying, within each block in which motion...

04/03/14 - 20140093134 - Method and apparatus for generating image
A method and an apparatus for generating images are provided. The method includes generating a first sinogram for a state of an object from among states of the object based on a motion of the object, and a second sinogram for the states, based on data obtained from the object,...

04/03/14 - 20140093135 - Systems and methods for three-dimensional interaction monitoring in an ems environment
A method for tracking interactions in an emergency response environment according to embodiments of the present invention includes receiving color images and depth information from within a field of view of a sensor array; maintaining an emergency encounter record; monitoring one or both of a position of an object and...

03/27/14 - 20140086454 - Electro-optical radar augmentation system and method
Presently disclosed are concepts, systems, and techniques directed to augmenting a radar with a plurality of electro-optical (E/O) sensors. The E/O sensors operate in two or more IR bands and have variable range of sensitivities. The outputs from the E/O sensors are correlated to determine and confirm a launch or...

03/20/14 - 20140079289 - Information generation apparatus that generates information on a sequence of motions
An information generation apparatus includes a specification unit that specifies a plurality of points in time of a sequence of motions of a person; and a generation unit that generates information relating to a rhythm of the sequence of motions, based on the plurality of points in time specified....

03/20/14 - 20140079290 - Image processing device for performing image processing on moving image
An image processing device executes: a determination process of determining similarity of a motion of a subject in each of a plurality of pieces of moving image data stored in the storing unit; a selection process of selecting a specific piece of moving image data from among the pieces of...

03/13/14 - 20140072179 - Image processing apparatus with detection of motion vector between images, control method therefor, and storage medium storing control program therefor
An image processing apparatus that is capable of improving the alignment accuracy by detecting a motion vector accurately even if there is a low contrast region or a repeating pattern region. A division unit divides each of inputted images into blocks of a predetermined size. A first determination unit determines...

03/13/14 - 20140072180 - Image processing apparatus and image processing method
An image processing apparatus configured to detect a position deviation between a first image and a second image includes a first memory configured to store motion vectors between the first image and the second image as a first motion vector group, a second memory configured to store, as a second...

03/13/14 - 20140072181 - Method and system for characterizing movement of an object
Motion of an object is characterized based on data indicative of a plurality of pixilated images of the object. An outline of the object may be extracted from the data for each pixilated image of the object. Changes over time in a shape and/or position of the outline may be...

03/06/14 - 20140064566 - Heuristic-based approach for automatic payment gesture classification and detection
A system and method for automatic classification and detection of a payment gesture are disclosed. The method includes obtaining a video stream from a camera placed above at least one region of interest, the region of interest classifying the payment gesture. A background image is generated from the obtained video...

03/06/14 - 20140064567 - Apparatus and method for motion estimation in an image processing system
An apparatus and method for motion estimation apparatus in an image processing system are provided. A depth information detector detects depth information relating to an input image on the basis of a predetermined unit. An image reconfigurer separates objects included in the input image based on the detected depth information...

02/27/14 - 20140056480 - Image matching using inlier coverage
A method, system and computer program product for matching images is provided. The images to be matched are represented by feature points and feature vectors and orientations associated with the feature points. First, putative correspondences are determined by using feature vectors. A subset of putative correspondences is selected and the...

02/06/14 - 20140037146 - Method and system for generating structured light with spatio-temporal patterns for 3d scene reconstruction
A structured light pattern including a set of patterns in a sequence is generated by initializing a base pattern. The base pattern includes a sequence of colored stripes such that each subsequence of the colored stripes is unique for a particular size of the subsequence. The base pattern is shifted...

02/06/14 - 20140037147 - Number of persons measurement device
A person extraction unit extracts a person from an image input into an image input unit. An attribute extraction unit obtains an attribute of the person extracted by the person extraction unit. A motion path creation unit creates a motion path of the person from positional information within the image...

01/30/14 - 20140029807 - Content-adaptive pixel processing systems, methods and apparatus
Embodiments include methods and systems for context-adaptive pixel processing based, in part, on a respective weighting-value for each pixel or a group of pixels. The weighting-values provide an indication as to which pixels are more pertinent to pixel processing computations. Computational resources and effort can be focused on pixels with...

01/16/14 - 20140016828 - Correction of blotches in component images
Blotches may be identified and processed to reduce or eliminate the blotch. The blotch may be in just one of several separations and multiple separations may be used, for example, to identify the blotch. An implementation (i) compares a first component image of an image with a first component image...

01/16/14 - 20140016829 - Velocity estimation from imagery using symmetric displaced frame difference equation
A method and apparatus for processing an image sequence described herein that provides a symmetric displaced frame difference equation. Next, an input image sequence can be received that includes a pair of image frames individually including multidimensional image data corresponding to a plurality of pixel locations at different times. Finally,...

01/09/14 - 20140010413 - Method for updating a value of orientation with respect to north or for improving the initialization of such a value in an apparatus comprising an image sensor
The invention relates to a method for updating and/or for initializing, in a system comprising an image sensor oriented towards the horizon such as a pair of binoculars coupled to a geographical north seeker incorporating a gyrometer, a value representative of the orientation of the image sensor with respect to...

12/26/13 - 20130343614 - Continuous cardiac pulse rate estimation from multi-channel source video data
What is disclosed is a computationally efficient system and method for estimating a subject's cardiac pulse rate from multi-channel source video data. In one embodiment, A time-series signal is continuously processed by repeatedly: (1) conditioning the estimated source signal obtained on a previous iteration to produce a next reference signal;...

12/05/13 - 20130322697 - Speed calculation of a moving object based on image data
A method and system for estimating the average speed of a moving object based on an attribute of the moving object present within the captured image data is disclosed. A plurality of images of the moving object are recorded using an image sensor that senses the ambient light or other...

12/05/13 - 20130322698 - Method and an apparatus for image-based navigation
A method and apparatus for determining position and orientation enabling navigation of an object using image data from at least a first and a second 2D image from at least one camera mounted on said object. The method comprises the steps of: correcting images from one or several cameras and...

11/28/13 - 20130315447 - System and method for total internal reflection enhanced imaging flow cytometry
An imaging flow cytometry system and method which includes a flow chamber, fluorescence analysis and imaging optics, image capturing system, device to regulate fluid flow through the chamber, and backlighting generator. The flow cell is configured so as to enhance the fluorescence signal collection by the system with total internal...

11/28/13 - 20130315448 - Systems and methods for measuring longitudinal brain change incorporating boundary-based analysis with tensor-based morphometry
Systems and methods are provided for computing a longitudinal change in a structure of a brain. The method may include receiving a first image of the brain, wherein the first image is captured at a first time; receiving a second image of the brain, wherein the second image is captured...

11/21/13 - 20130308827 - System and method for managing spatiotemporal uncertainty
Provided herein are methods and systems for managing spatiotemporal uncertainty in image processing. A method can comprise determining motion from a first image to a second image, determining a latency value, determining a precision value, generating an uncertainty element based upon the motion, the latency value, and the precision value,...

11/21/13 - 20130308828 - Collision warning system
A method of estimating a time to collision (TTC) of a vehicle with an object comprising: acquiring a plurality of images of the object; and determining a TTC from the images that is responsive to a relative velocity and relative acceleration between the vehicle and the object....

11/21/13 - 20130308829 - Still image extraction apparatus
The present invention is a still image extraction apparatus for extracting a specific frame as a still image from a plurality of frames. The still image extraction apparatus includes: an extraction condition registration device, an extraction determination device, and an extraction device. The extraction condition registration device registers an extraction...

11/07/13 - 20130294655 - Method and system for detecting matrix-based motion including frequency transform and filtering
A method and system for detecting motion are provided. The method includes: generating a time domain matrix including vectors corresponding to variation of pixel values as elements of the time domain matrix, of a video image including a plurality of frames; generating a motion matrix from which a low frequency...

10/24/13 - 20130279761 - Method and arrangement for identifying virtual visual information in images
Arrangements for performing embodiments of the method are disclosed as well....

10/24/13 - 20130279762 - Adaptive search window control for visual search
Image-processing apparatus and methods to adaptively control a size and/or location of a visual search window used for feature matching in a machine-vision system are described. A search window controller may receive motion vector data and image recognition rate data, and compute a search window size and/or search window location...

10/24/13 - 20130279763 - Method and apparatus for providing a mechanism for gesture recognition
A method for providing a mechanism for gesture recognition may include causing down-sampling of image data received to generate down-sampled image blocks for a plurality of image frames, causing extraction of a plurality of features from the down-sampled image blocks, determining a moving status of the down-sampled image blocks based...