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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.

09/18/14 - 20140270405 - Texture features for biometric authentication
In general, one aspect of the subject matter described in this specification 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...

09/11/14 - 20140254889 - 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...

08/14/14 - 20140226875 - Method of searching for parameterized contours for comparing irises
A method for detecting outlines for iris comparison comprises a step of selecting N candidate outlines of circular form by applying a circle search technique to an image of edges of an iris. It also comprises a step of optimizing the form and the position of the N candidate outlines,...

08/14/14 - 20140226876 - System and method for the long range acquisition of iris images from stationary and mobile subjects
Described is a system which is capable of capturing images of the iris up to distances of 11 meters with a resolution of 150-200 pixels across the diameter. The system incorporates velocity estimation and focus tracking modules such that that images may be acquired from moving subjects....

08/07/14 - 20140219516 - System and method for iris detection in digital images
A system and a method for iris detection in a face region of a digital image are disclosed. In one embodiment, iris is detected in the face region of the digital image using eye features, such as a shape of the iris and/or luminance values of a sclera region....

07/24/14 - 20140205156 - Iris data extraction
A process for extracting iris data for biometric identification includes a thresholding method where the thresholds are selected according to a nonparametric approach that considers the grey scale and does not require classifying pixels as edge or non-edge pixels. An eye image is first acquired, where the eye image has...

07/17/14 - 20140198959 - 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...

07/10/14 - 20140193045 - Contact lenses
Apparatus, systems and methods for facilitating iris-scanning contact lenses and/or biometric identification employing iris scanning contact lenses are provided. In one implementation, the contact lens can include: a transparent substrate formed to cover at least a portion of an iris of an eye; and a circuit. The circuit can include:...

07/10/14 - 20140193046 - Biometric authentication using the eye
An apparatus and method for authenticating a subject using the eye as an identifying biometric, in particular the shape of the cornea. An image projection device generates and projects an image of a pattern, of plural discrete points, onto at least a part of the cornea of the eye. An...

06/19/14 - 20140169642 - System and method for passive live person verification using real-time eye reflection
Systems, methods, and apparatus for detecting a live human face in an image are disclosed. The methods, systems, and apparatus are capable of capturing an image of a verification pattern that has been reflected from a defined region of interest of a user's eye. The captured image can be compared...

06/12/14 - 20140161325 - Iris biometric matching system
A method and apparatus for biometric iris matching comprising pre-processing an input image capturing one or more eyes to produce one or more rectified iris images, coding the one or more rectified iris images into one or more multiresolution iris codes and matching the one or more multiresolution iris code...

05/29/14 - 20140147019 - Red-eye detection device
An ECU connected to an image sensor includes a face position and face feature point detection unit that detects the feature points of the face of the driver, a red-eye detection unit that detects the red eye with template matching using a red-eye template, an eye opening degree calculation unit...

05/15/14 - 20140133712 - Object information derived from object images
Search terms are derived automatically from images captured by a camera equipped cell phone, PDA, or other image capturing device, submitted to a search engine to obtain information of interest, and at least a portion of the resulting information is transmitted back locally to, or nearby, the device that captured...

04/24/14 - 20140112550 - Method and system for biometric recognition
High quality, sharply focused images of an iris and the face of a person are acquired in rapid succession in either sequence by a single sensor and one or more illuminators, preferably within less than one second of each other, by changing the sensor settings or illumination levels between each...

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...