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Image Analysis > Applications > Personnel Identification (e.g., Biometrics) > Using A Characteristic Of The Eye

Using A Characteristic Of The Eye

Using A Characteristic Of The Eye patent applications listed include Date, Patent Application Number, Patent Title, Patent Abstract summary and are linked to the corresponding patent application page.

04/03/14 - 20140093140 - Liveness detection
An image of a portion of a person's body is accessed, the image having been captured by an image capture device. Using the image, measurements of characteristics in the image are obtained, the characteristics in the image having been selected based on a statistical analysis of characteristics (i) in a...

03/20/14 - 20140079296 - Biometric identification via retina scanning
Various systems, processes, and techniques may be used to achieve biometric identification via retina scanning. In some implementations, systems, processes, and techniques may include the ability to scan a retina using a scanning laser ophthalmoscope to acquire at least one retina image, analyze the image to identify retina blood vessels,...

03/13/14 - 20140072183 - Methods for performing biometric recognition of a human eye and corroboration of same
A method of biometric recognition is provided. Multiple images of the face or other non-iris image and iris of an individual are acquired. If the multiple images are determined to form an expected sequence of images, the face and iris images are associated together. A single camera preferably acquires both...

02/20/14 - 20140050370 - Ocular biometric authentication with system verification
A biometric authentication system includes an image database and a user database containing user profiles. Each user profile is associated with a selected image in the image database as an image key and with an ocular biometric data record obtained from an eye of the associated user. A user input...

02/20/14 - 20140050371 - Ocular biometric authentication with system verification
A biometric user authentication method and computer program product includes receiving asserted user credentials from a user into a biometric authentication system, and obtaining a digitally-stored image key and ocular biometric data both associated with the asserted user credentials from memory within the biometric authentication system. The biometric authentication system...

02/13/14 - 20140044318 - Spoof detection for biometric authentication
This specification describes technologies relating to biometric authentication based on images of the eye. In general, one aspect of the subject matter described in this specification can be embodied in methods that include obtaining images of a subject including a view of an eye. The methods may further include determining...

02/13/14 - 20140044319 - Quality metrics for biometric authentication
This specification describes technologies relating to biometric authentication based on images of the eye. In general, one aspect of the subject matter described in this specification can be embodied in methods that include obtaining a first image of an eye including a view of the white of the eye. The...

02/13/14 - 20140044320 - Texture features for biometric authentication
In general, one aspect of the subject matter described can be embodied in methods that include obtaining one or more image regions from a first image of an eye. Each of the image regions may include a view of a respective portion of the white of the eye. The method...

02/13/14 - 20140044321 - Spoof detection for biometric authentication
This specification describes technologies relating to biometric authentication based on images of the eye. In general, one aspect of the subject matter described in this specification can be embodied in methods that include obtaining images of a subject including a view of an eye. The methods may further include determining...

02/06/14 - 20140037152 - Identity recognition based on multiple feature fusion for an eye image
A method for identity recognition based on multiple feature fusion for an eye image, which comprises steps of registering and recognizing, wherein the step of registering comprises: obtaining a normalized eye image and a normalized iris image, for a given registered eye image, and extracting a multimode feature of an...

02/06/14 - 20140037153 - Biometric authentication apparatus, biometric authentication method and recording medium
A plurality of pieces of information related to the iris pattern of an eye can be checked against each other in a short time. Characteristic curves (S(1)-S(8)), which are in accordance with eight ring areas (A1-A8) formed by dividing an image of an iris, are generated. The polarities of the...

12/19/13 - 20130336547 - Person identification using ocular biometrics with liveness detection
A method of assessing the identity of a person by one or more of: internal non-visible anatomical structure of an eye represented by the Oculomotor Plant Characteristics (OPC), brain performance represented by the Complex Eye Movement patterns (CEM), iris patterns, and periocular information. In some embodiments, a method of making...

11/07/13 - 20130294659 - Methods for performing biometric recognition of a human eye and corroboration of same
A method of biometric recognition is provided. Multiple images of the face or other non-iris image and iris of an individual are acquired. If the multiple images are determined to form an expected sequence of images, the face and iris images are associated together. A single camera preferably acquires both...

10/03/13 - 20130259322 - System and method for iris image analysis
An iris recognition system incorporating two-level iris image quality assessment method is presented. Images with very low image quality may be assigned quality zero and not be further processed. Images with sufficient quality may be qualitatively assessed and each quality metric score may be calibrated. The calibrated quality scores may...

09/12/13 - 20130236067 - Computationally efficient feature extraction and matching iris recognition
A method and system for uniquely identifying a subject based on an iris image. After obtaining the iris image, the method produces a filtered iris image by applying filters to the iris image to enhance discriminative features of the iris image. The method analyzes an intensity value for pixels in...

07/25/13 - 20130188843 - Method and device for determining various biometric parameters of an eye by interferometry
Determination of biometric parameters of an eye, in which the optical axis of the biometric measurement system is aligned to the optical axis of an eye. The device includes an interferometry measuring arrangement having a measurement light source and a measurement sensor, a fixation light source for capturing the eye...

07/18/13 - 20130182916 - Custom electronic system of iris pattern matching in a mobile device
A method, apparatus, and system for a custom electronic hardware for iris pattern matching in a mobile device. In one embodiment, a method of a custom hardware solution that includes a change in the CPU clock frequency dependency by using programmable logic and a highly parallel array of high capacity...

04/11/13 - 20130089240 - Handheld iris imager
A portable, hand held iris imaging system captures iris images that may be used in biometric identification. The system is constructed using two separate but coupled subsystems. A first subsystem augments the underlying functionality of the second subsystem. The first subsystem uses an iris camera to capture iris images. A...

04/11/13 - 20130089241 - Security improvements for iris recognition systems
A method of verifying the authenticity of an eye provided for identification purposes in an iris recognition identification system is described. The method comprises: illuminating the eye using an illumination source to generate a specular reflection in a pupil and/or iris region of the eye, the specular reflection forming as...

04/11/13 - 20130089242 - Method and apparatus for eye-scan authentication using a liquid lens
A method and apparatus for providing authentication using an adaptive liquid lens are disclosed. For example, in one embodiment, the method receives a request for authentication from a mobile endpoint device of a user, wherein the request comprises a first retinal image of the user captured using an adaptive liquid...

04/04/13 - 20130083976 - Image-based head position tracking method and system
Systems and methods for tracking a head position of a user include obtaining digital images of the user's head, processing the images to locate anatomical structures beneath the visible surface, and using those determined locations as inputs to a computing device. In an embodiment, images of a user's face are...

02/28/13 - 20130051630 - Accelerated comparison using scores from coarse and fine matching processes
Systems, methods and computer-readable media that facilitate matching biometric data to entries in a gallery of biometric data. According to embodiments, a method is provided to match a query comprising biometric data to zero or more of the entries in the gallery. According to this method, a match query is...

02/28/13 - 20130051631 - Systems and methods for capturing artifact free images
The present disclosure is directed towards methods and systems for capturing artifact-free biometric images of an eye. The eye may be in motion and in the presence of partially-reflective eyewear. The method may include acquiring, by a first sensor, a first image of an eye while the eye is illuminated...

01/17/13 - 20130016882 - Liveness detection
The present disclosure concerns a method of verifying the presence of a living face in front of a camera (112), the method including: capturing by said camera a sequence of images of a face; detecting a plurality of features of said face in each of said images; measuring parameters associated...

01/10/13 - 20130011023 - Reflexive iris template
A system, method and program product for providing a reflexive data collection system. A system is provided that includes: a system for defining a set of environmental conditions; a device for automatically implementing the set of environmental conditions; a system for collecting biometric data under the set of environmental conditions;...

12/27/12 - 20120328166 - System and method for generating and employing short length iris codes
A system and method for generating compact iris representations based on a database of iris images includes providing full-length iris codes for iris images in a database, where the full-length iris code includes a plurality of portions corresponding to circumferential rings in an associated iris image. Genuine and imposter score...

12/20/12 - 20120321142 - Quality driven image processing for ocular recognition system
A method and system include receiving an image to process for an image recognition system, determining a quality of the received image, and creating a point distribution model for an active shape model, wherein the point distribution model has a number of points defining an outline of the image, the...

12/13/12 - 20120314913 - System and method for ocular recognition
A system and method include decomposing via a computer an ocular region into several filtered images of different orientation and scale, using the computer to combine the decomposed images for each scale, using a computer executed classifier for each scale, matching across different quality images, and using a computer, constructing...

12/06/12 - 20120308089 - Method of biometric authentication by using pupil border and apparatus using the method
A method of biometric authentication based on unique information obtained from a pupil. The method includes: acquiring an image of a pupil and an iris; extracting a pupil region from the image; and generating unique biometric information by extracting a specific pattern of the pupil from the pupil region. The...

11/29/12 - 20120300990 - Methods for performing biometric recognition of a human eye and corroboration of same
A method of biometric recognition is provided. Multiple images of the face or other non-iris image and iris of an individual are acquired. If the multiple images are determined to form an expected sequence of images, the face and iris images are associated together. A single camera preferably acquires both...

11/22/12 - 20120294494 - Method and apparatus for eye-scan authentication using a liquid lens
A method and apparatus for providing eye-scan authentication using an adaptive liquid lens are disclosed. For example, in one embodiment, the method receives a request for eye-scan authentication from a mobile endpoint device of a user, wherein the request comprises a first retinal image of the user captured using an...

11/15/12 - 20120288164 - Comparing device
When comparing a reference image and a registered image, a reference image is defined as a high-resolution image of the highest resolution and a first low-resolution image is generated on a lower level, and a second low-resolution image is generated on a lower level. Registered images are read one-at-a-time, feature...

11/01/12 - 20120275664 - Method of pupil segmentation
approximating a boundary of said set by a convex curve and taking said convex curve as a boundary of the pupil....

11/01/12 - 20120275665 - Method of generating a normalized digital image of an iris of an eye
using said imaginary boundaries for transforming the one or more digital images into a plurality of normalized iris image that are insensitive to variations in a dimension of a pupil of the eye....

09/27/12 - 20120243749 - Mirror system and method for acquiring biometric data
A system and method for obtaining biometric imagery such as iris imagery from large capture volumes is disclosed wherein a substantially rotationally symmetric mirror such as a cone or sphere is rotated at a constant velocity about a central axis....

09/13/12 - 20120230553 - Apparatus and method for detecting eye state
The present invention is directed to an eye state detecting apparatus and method, that is, including the step of preliminarily discriminating an eye opening and an eye closure by setting an automatic threshold from an eye region and thus dividing an image, and obtaining boundary points of divided zones and...

08/23/12 - 20120213418 - Multimodal ocular biometric system and methods
Biometric systems capture and combine biometric information from more than one modality, employing digital processing algorithms to process and evaluate captured images having data for a biometric characteristic. Such digital algorithms may include a pupil segmentation algorithm for determining a pupil image in the captured image, an iris segmentation algorithm...

08/16/12 - 20120207357 - Ocular and iris processing system and method
A condition based method that selects an appropriate approach among various iris and ocular image recognition algorithms for matching periocular images of a probe and target as a function of quality of images to obtain robust matching even under non-ideal acquisition scenarios....

06/28/12 - 20120163678 - System and method for identifying a person with reference to a sclera image
A method for obtaining an identification characteristic for a subject includes acquiring an image of an eye of the subject, segmenting the eye image into different regions, extracting features in a sclera region segmented from the eye image, and generating data identifying at least one feature extracted from the sclera...

06/14/12 - 20120148116 - Identity verification device
Provided is an apparatus for identifying person's identity. User's eyeballs may be precisely located in an operation region of the apparatus for identifying the person's identity, i.e., a photograph region in which an iris image of a user to be identified by the camera can be photographed using an indicator...

06/07/12 - 20120140992 - System and method for non-cooperative iris recognition
A method processes segmented iris images obtained by a non-cooperative image acquisition system to generate descriptors for features in the segmented iris image that are tolerant of segmentation error. The method includes receiving a segmented iris image, and selecting feature points in the segmented iris image to describe an iris...

05/31/12 - 20120134546 - Red eye detection aided by face detection
A method for identifying a pair of genuine red eye artifacts in a captured image includes the steps of determining the presence of a face in the captured image, substantially encompassing the face within a shape, and determining the presence of three or more candidate red eye artifacts within the...

04/05/12 - 20120082349 - Method and apparatus for image generation
decompressing the IrisCode based on the updated filter responses to generate an image. The image may be a reconstruction of an original image which is defined by the IrisCode....

03/29/12 - 20120076366 - System and method for biometric identification
A system (10) is provided for enabling biometric identification. The system (10) comprises at least two electrodes (12), a database (14) and a processor (13). The at least two electrodes (12) are to be applied to a face of a subject for capturing electrophysiological signals (51, 52, 53, 54) therefrom....

02/23/12 - 20120045102 - User settings system and method of using the same
A user settings system includes a trigger module, an image acquisition module, a microprocessor and a database. The trigger module implements the image acquisition module to capture a pupil image of a driver. The database is coupled with the microprocessor, and stores at least one pupil image of at least...

02/09/12 - 20120033860 - Mobile phone security system and operating method thereof
A mobile phone security system includes a trigger module, an image acquisition module, a microprocessor and a database. The trigger module is capable of triggering the image acquisition module to capture at least one pupil image of a proximal party. The database is coupled with the microprocessor and capable of...

02/02/12 - 20120027265 - Data security system
A data security system comprises a host processor, and a plurality of remote computers. Each remote computer provides biometric authentication of a user prior to responding to the user request for data access. The remote computers are handheld when in operational mode. A sensor in the handheld computer captures a...

02/02/12 - 20120027266 - Time-of-flight sensor-assisted iris capture system and method
A method of identifying a living being includes using a time-of-flight sensor to determine a location of a face of the living being. An image of an iris of the living being is produced dependent upon the location of the face as determined by the time-of-flight sensor. The produced image...

01/26/12 - 20120020534 - Expedient encoding system
An encoding system for an iris recognition system. In particular, it presents a robust encoding method of the iris textures to compress the iris pixel information into few bits that constitute the iris barcode to be stored or matched against database templates of same form. The iris encoding system is...

12/29/11 - 20110317882 - Biometric matching method and apparatus
A biometric matching apparatus comprising, an output, an input for acquiring items of biometric data, a memory and a processor, the memory comprises, a template database in which is stored a plurality of templates of items of biometric data, each template comprising a template identifier, and a sequence database in...

12/29/11 - 20110317883 - Techniques and apparatus for increasing accuracy of iris authentication by utilizing a plurality of iris images having different pupil diameter/iris diameter ratios
A plurality of iris images are acquired (SA0), and aggregation of iris images of which distribution of pupil openings is uniform is acquired from the plurality of iris images by duplication and/or deletion (SA1). Features are generated from the respective iris images that belong to the aggregation (SA2), and a...