FREE patent keyword monitoring and additional FREE benefits. http://images1.freshpatents.com/images/triangleright (1K) REGISTER now for FREE triangleleft (1K)
FreshPatents.com Logo    FreshPatents.com icons
Monitor Keywords Patent Organizer File a Provisional Patent Browse Inventors Browse Industry Browse Agents


Image Analysis > Pattern Recognition

Pattern Recognition

Pattern Recognition patent applications listed include Date, Patent Application Number, Patent Title, Patent Abstract summary and are linked to the corresponding patent application page.

11/06/14 - 20140328541 - Recognition of numerical characters in digital images
Recognition of numerical characters is disclosed, including: extracting a subimage from a received image comprising information pertaining to a plurality of numerical characters, wherein the extracted subimage is associated with one of the plurality of numerical characters; and performing recognition based at least in part on a set of topological...

04/17/14 - 20140105500 - Video summary including a particular person
A digital video camera system that provides a video summary using a method that includes: designating a reference image containing a particular person; capturing a video sequence of the scene using the image sensor, the video sequence including a time sequence of image frames; processing the captured video sequence using...

04/10/14 - 20140099028 - System and method for video recognition based on visual image matching
A method for identifying a stream of images, comprises: a) capturing one or more frames from the media which is to be identified; b) sending the selected image(s) as queries to a server; c) in the server, analyzing the one or more images to identify them from a database that...

03/13/14 - 20140072223 - Embedding media content within image files and presenting embedded media in conjunction with an associated image
Systems and methods are disclosed for embedding media content and providing media content. In one implementation, media content can be received and the media content can be codified as encoded data based on one or more encoding formats. The encoded data can be embedded within an image file and a...

07/11/13 - 20130177245 - Image processing device, image processing method, program, and recording medium
A character recognition accuracy from an image in which a graphic code and at least one character are in a given positional relationship is improved. An image acquisition section (20) acquires the image including the graphic code and the at least one character positioned outside the graphic code, which are...

05/02/13 - 20130108161 - Method and system of obtaining contact information for a person or an entity
A method of obtaining contact information for a person or an entity is disclosed. The method comprises detecting a name of the person or the entity in a frame from a screen of a device; determining a presence status for the detected name based on one or more connectivity status...

12/06/12 - 20120308136 - Apparatus and methods for pulse-code invariant object recognition
Object recognition apparatus and methods useful for extracting information from sensory input. In one embodiment, the input signal is representative of an element of an image, and the extracted information is encoded in a pulsed output signal. The information is encoded in one variant as a pattern of pulse latencies...

12/06/12 - 20120308137 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and program
An image processing apparatus that performs image processing to an image signal constituted of a plurality of images, including: a determination unit configured to determine whether or not an appearance pattern in which the number of repeats representing the number of sequences of the same image appears among the plurality...

12/06/12 - 20120308138 - Multi-resolution spatial feature extraction for automatic handwriting recognition
A first technique of recognizing content is disclosed, including: determining a first value representative of a pixel content present at a first set of pixels associated with a first distance from a pixel under consideration; determining a second value representative of a pixel content present at a second set of...

11/29/12 - 20120301029 - Complex pattern deciphering using architecture parallel to swarm intelligence
A method of pattern recognition is disclosed. The method includes steps of: providing a cellular computer structure with processing cell units arranged in layers; sensing the threshold parameter in an unknown pattern accessible; creating a binary number for each sensed threshold parameter; storing each binary number; creating a binary sequence;...

11/15/12 - 20120288200 - Detecting streaks in printed images
A method of detecting streaks in printed documents comprises, with an imaging device, capturing an image of a printed document, transmitting the image data representing the printed document to a computing device, with the computing device, dividing the image data into a number of rectangles horizontally across the image data...

11/15/12 - 20120288201 - Method and system for managing digital photos
Methods and systems for managing digital photos are disclosed. In one implementation, a method for organizing digital photos includes receiving a set of digital photos, analyzing the set of digital photos to create tags that identify content information in the set of digital photos, tagging the set of digital photos...

07/26/12 - 20120189203 - Associating captured image data with a spreadsheet
A spreadsheet application associates data obtained from a captured image with a spreadsheet. For example, one or more images of physical data may be captured and translated into electronic data that is automatically associated with one or more spreadsheets. The formatting and underlying formulas of the data included within the...

07/26/12 - 20120189204 - Linking disparate content sources
Digital media content from files, streaming data, broadcast data, optical disks, or other storage devices can be linked to Internet information. Identifiers extracted from the media content can be used to direct Internet searches for more information related to the media content....

07/19/12 - 20120183221 - Method and system for creating a voice recognition database for a mobile device using image processing and optical character recognition
A method and system for controlling a mobile device from a head unit using voice control is disclosed. The head unit receives a graphical representation of a current user interface screen of the mobile device. The head unit than scans the graphical representation of the current user interface screen to...

03/08/12 - 20120057789 - Image processing apparatus and computer readable medium
An image processing apparatus includes: a noise position information obtaining unit that obtains noise position information regarding positions of noise in an image read by a reading unit that optically reads a surface of a medium, an image generating unit that generates a noise eliminated image that is obtained by...

02/02/12 - 20120027301 - Method, device and computer program product for integrating code-based and optical character recognition technologies into a mobile visual search
A device for switching between code-based searching, optical character recognition (OCR) searching and visual searching is provided. The device includes a media content input for receiving media content from a camera or other element of the device and transferring this media content to a switch. Additionally, the device includes a...

12/01/11 - 20110293182 - system and method for resolving spatial orientation using intelligent optical selectivity
The present invention provides a method and system for resolving complete free space orientation of an active receiving device at high speed using simple optics, trigonometry, simple circuitry, and using minimal processing power. The rapid triangulation of distance from the emitters, as well as resolution of rotational orientation, are determined...

09/29/11 - 20110235914 - Invariant pulse latency coding systems and methods systems and methods
Systems and methods for processing image signals are described. One method comprises obtaining a generator signal based on an image signal and determining relative latencies associated with two or more pulses in a pulsed signal using a function of the generator signal that can comprise a logarithmic function. The function...

08/04/11 - 20110188755 - Pattern recognition using active media
A pattern recognition system includes an active media, an input system, and a sensing system. The active media is such that initial states respectively evolve over time to distinguishable final states. The input system establishes in the active media in an initial state corresponding to an input pattern, and the...

07/07/11 - 20110164820 - Records management system and method
A records management system and method that permits paper records to be tagged, stored and retrieved according to user criteria. The system includes a scanning module, a central server, one or more user workstations and an optical character recognition server. After scanning, the records may then be serialized and categorized...

06/02/11 - 20110129151 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method, program, and recording medium
An image processing apparatus including: a scene recognition section recognizing a scene captured by an image; an assigning section selecting a change-target parameter being an adjustment parameter whose parameter value is to be changed from a plurality of adjustment parameters adjusting the image in response to the scene of the...

06/02/11 - 20110129152 - Distributed document processing
A system for document processing including decomposing an image of a document into at least one data entry region sub-image, providing the data entry region sub-image to a data entry clerk available for processing the data entry region sub-image, receiving from the data entry clerk a data entry value associated...

03/31/11 - 20110075928 - High-resolution, common-path interferometric imaging systems and methods
High-resolution, common-path interferometric imaging systems and methods are described, wherein a light source generates and directs light toward a sample. An optical imaging system collects the resultant substantially scattered component and substantially unscattered component. A variable phase shifting system is used to adjust the relative phase of the scattered and...

01/06/11 - 20110002542 - Method and apparatus for eliminating unwanted objects from a streaming image
A method and apparatus for eliminating unwanted objects in a streaming image. The method includes recognizing unwanted objects in a streaming image and eliminating the recognized unwanted objects from the streaming image....

11/11/10 - 20100284617 - Identification of an object in media and of related media objects
A method obtains media on a device, provides identification of an object in the media via image/video recognition and audio recognition, and displays on the device identification information based on the identified media object....

09/30/10 - 20100246961 - Multi-frame videotext recognition
Multi-frame persistence of videotext is exploited to mitigate challenges posed by varying characteristics of videotext across frame instances to improve OCR techniques. In some examples, each frame of video is processed to form multiple binary images, and one or more text hypotheses is formed from each binary image. In some...

09/30/10 - 20100246962 - Information processing system, information processing method, image processing apparatus, program, and recording medium
Text data is extracted from image data read by an image reader. Log data containing the extracted text data is generated. The generated log data is stored in a log management server....

08/12/10 - 20100202691 - Image processing apparatus and scanner apparatus
In a multi-functional peripheral as an embodiment of the present invention, reading operation of an original is performed and form recognition processing is performed. Here, original image data is compared with form data held in advance and it is determined whether there is some that correspond to each other. In...

08/12/10 - 20100202692 - Information embedding apparatus and information embedding method for adding information to document image by embedding information therein, information detecting apparatus and information detecting method
In an information embedding apparatus, an image compositing portion selectively reads an embedding pattern from a plurality of types of the embedding patterns in accordance with an embedding information for a background of a document image. The image compositing portion further composites the read embedding pattern into the background of...

07/08/10 - 20100172586 - Real-time image collage method and apparatus
A method for generating combined images from images taken separately with the same or a similar background, comprising the steps of: a) capturing a first image containing one or more selected items; b) capturing a second image containing one or more selected items that were not included in the first...

07/01/10 - 20100166310 - Method of establishing skin color model
A method of establishing a skin color model includes the following steps. A human face detecting procedure is performed on an input image, and a human face area in the input image is circled through a selecting window. A skin color model is established by using a Gaussian probability distribution...

07/01/10 - 20100166311 - Digital image processing apparatus and method of controlling the same
A digital image processing apparatus and a method of controlling the digital image processing apparatus are provided. The digital image processing apparatus, and associated method, may display on-screen display (OSD) regions which do not overlap a face zone display box after determining whether the face zone display box and the...

06/24/10 - 20100158377 - Authentication
The present invention can provide an apparatus operable to determine a signature from an article arranged in a reading volume. The apparatus can comprise a generator operable to generate and sequentially direct a focussed noncoherent beam onto each of a plurality of different regions of the reading volume; a detector...

11/19/09 - 20090285483 - System and method for providing contemporaneous product information with animated virtual representations
A system and method for providing contemporaneous product information with animated virtual representations includes identifying a product by detecting a marker with a user device. Based upon the product, an animated virtual representation is generated in a display of the user device. Information about the product is conveyed to the...

10/01/09 - 20090245642 - Image selecting apparatus and image selecting method
The image selecting apparatus includes plural operation indicating units that indicate arrangement places of images on an electronic album, an operator recognizing unit that acquires identification information of the plural operation indicating units, an image selecting unit that automatically selects, based on the identification information, as an image of an...

10/01/09 - 20090245643 - Image processor
An image processor includes a storing unit, an image determining unit, and an output unit. The storing unit stores a selecting condition. The image determining unit determines whether the image corresponding to the set of the image data satisfies the selecting condition. The output unit outputs an image list including...

09/24/09 - 20090238460 - Robust interest point detector and descriptor
Methods and apparatus for operating on images are described, in particular methods and apparatus for interest point detection and/or description working under different scales and with different rotations, e.g. for scale-invariant and rotation-invariant interest point detection and/or description. The present invention can provide improved or alternative apparatus and methods for...

09/03/09 - 20090220153 - Pattern classification system and method for collective learning
A method for configuring a pattern recognition system begins by receiving object recognition data from at least one first local image processing system. The object recognition data is stored in at least one global database. Configuration data is determined for a second local image processing system based at least in...

07/30/09 - 20090190834 - Image recognition system and recognition method thereof and program
Input image sub-region extraction means 2 extracts a sub-region of the input image. Inter-pattern distance calculation means 3 calculates an inter-pattern distance between this sub-region and a sub-region of a registration image pre-filed in dictionary filing means 5 for each sub-region. Region distance value integration means 10 integrates the inter-pattern...

07/09/09 - 20090175539 - Method and system for swipe sensor image alignment using fourier phase analysis
Provided is a method for analyzing image slices. The method includes transforming a first slice and a second slice to frequency domain and determining shift data between the first slice and the second slice from only the phase component of the transformed first and second slices....

06/25/09 - 20090161956 - Storage control device and image processing device
A storage control device includes an obtaining unit that obtains data; a recognition unit that recognizes an area among areas in a storage unit, as a recordable area, the area to be recognized being where the data obtained by the obtaining unit is stored and overwriting has been executed a...

06/25/09 - 20090161957 - Constellation detection
Disclosed herein is a method for identifying a constellation of alignment marks within an arrangement of computer readable marks in an image (1412), the arrangement of computer readable marks (1412) including alignment marks (1401-1406) and data carrying marks (1407-1410). The alignment marks (1401-1406) define a reference grid within the arrangement...

06/18/09 - 20090154809 - Method and apparatus for identifying an imaging device
A new technique for identifying whether images are derived from a common imager, e.g., a camera, or other imaging device such as a scanner, based on the device's measured or inferred reference noise pattern, a unique stochastic characteristic of all common digital imaging sensors, including CCD, CMOS (Foveon™ X3), and...

05/28/09 - 20090136135 - Apparatus and method for recognizing characters
Provided is an apparatus and method for recognizing characters. The apparatus includes a display unit to display an image in which a region of interest or an error region is indicated, and a character recognition result, a region-of-interest setting unit to set the region of interest in the image displayed...

05/21/09 - 20090129677 - Image processing apparatus and image processing method
For each image sensing device, an index in a sensed image is recognized, and layout information of the recognized index in a coordinate system based on an image sensing device that has acquired the sensed image is calculated. Index information including identification information unique to the index and the layout...

05/21/09 - 20090129678 - Contents storage apparatus and contents storage method
A method of providing metadata to easily and efficiently retrieve or manage contents data such as a video, an image, etc., having no metadata by means which is as user-friendly as possible, and a contents storage server (apparatus) are provided. Matching images for recognizing and specifying shot or broadcast time...

05/14/09 - 20090123072 - Image pickup apparatus and method for controlling the same
An image pickup element capture an image of an object, and detailed unique information relating to the captured image is automatically associated with the image through pattern recognition so that the image is easily managed. A pattern detector performs the pattern recognition on an image obtained through a pre-photographing operation,...

05/07/09 - 20090116743 - Apparatus and method for image process
According to an embodiment, a ground process unit performs ground addition to input image data, and a pattern generation unit sets positions of components at plural points on a frequency plane including a main scanning axis and a sub scanning axis and converts the additional information into pattern data in...

04/30/09 - 20090110282 - Image recognition apparatus, image recognition method, and storage medium recording image recognition program
An image recognition apparatus recognizes the correspondence between character strings and logical elements composing a logical structure in an image in which the character strings are described as the logical elements to recognize each logical element. The image recognition apparatus includes outputting means for outputting the recognized logical elements when...

04/16/09 - 20090097751 - Remote user interface raster segment motion detection and encoding
Raster segment commands are generated by a delta encoder and are encoded for raster segments detected to have moved in the current frame with respect to a location of the raster segment in a previous frame. Raster segment motion commands are stored in a queue and, when written, copy a...

04/16/09 - 20090097752 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method, computer program for realizing functions thereof, and recording medium having the computer program recorded thereon
An image processing apparatus determines whether a reference image and an image of interest are different or the same. A determination unit determines whether a comparative image formed by a part or entirety of the image of interest and an image corresponding to the comparative image in the reference image...