Image organization based on image content
A system for organizing images includes an extraction component that extracts visual information (e.g., faces, scenes, etc.) from the images. The extracted...
Asymmetric score normalization for handwritten word spotting system
A method begins by receiving an image of a handwritten item. The method performs a word segmentation process on the image to produce a sub-image and extracts a...
Method and apparatus for determining an orientation of a document
including Korean characters
A method and apparatus for determining an orientation of a document including Korean text are presented. A binarized pixel image is created from the document...
User interface for high dynamic range merge image selection
Methods and apparatus, including systems and computer program products, for creating high dynamic range images. One method includes actions of establishing a...
Visual object identification by computational majority voting
A method of distinguishing an object in an image. The method including the steps of detecting an image with an optical device where the image includes at least...
System and method for image fog scene detection
The subject application is directed to a system and method for image fog scene detection. Electronic image data is first received and divided into image...
Image processing method and image processing apparatus
This invention relates to an image processing method and image processing apparatus for improving the image quality of the boundary part of an image cutout or...
Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and program
An image processing apparatus comprising: background generation means for generating, on each of corresponding pixel positions of more than one input image, a...
Method of automated image color calibration
A method of automated image calibration that corrects for non-uniform illumination and calibrates color that is simple, fast, automated, accurate and reliable....
Method for recognition between a first object and a second object each
represented by images
A method for recognition between a first and second object represented by at least one first image and at least one second image, includes defining rectangular...
Apparatus and method for capturing a scene using staggered triggering of
dense camera arrays
This invention relates to an apparatus and a method for video capture of a three-dimensional region of interest in a scene using an array of video cameras. The...
Apparatus and method for optically surveying and/or examining a welding
Apparatus for optically surveying and/or examining a welding componentry, in particular a vehicle axle or instrument panel, includes a measuring space for...
System for improving critical dimension uniformity
A system for improving substrate critical dimension uniformity is described. The system includes an exposing means for exposing a plurality of mask patterns on...
Method for calculating height of chuck top and program storage medium for
storing same method
A method is for calculating a height of a chuck top. A height of the top surface of the chuck top which corresponds to an arbitrary position specified on the XY...
Method for analyzing defect data and inspection apparatus and review
The distribution states of defects are analyzed on the basis of the coordinates of defects detected by an inspection apparatus to classify them into a...
Method for providing a 3D X-ray image dataset of a patient's heart
X-ray images are recorded of a patient's heart and the heartbeat phase is registered as that is done. The heartbeat phases are coarsely divided into intervals...
Image display method and image display apparatus
An image display method and an image display apparatus realize prevention of misdiagnosis which is caused by corruption of a part of at least one type of...
Image diagnosis support apparatus and image diagnosis support program
An image diagnosis support apparatus according to the invention comprises an adipose distribution data computing device which figures out adipose distribution...
Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and program
An image processing apparatus includes a face detector detecting face images from still-image frames successively extracted from a moving-image stream in...
Image recognition system and recognition method thereof and program
A task is to correctly classify an input image regardless of a fluctuation in illumination and a state of occlusion of the input image. Input image sub-region...
Method and system for robust human gender recognition using facial feature
The present invention is a method and system to provide a face-based automatic gender recognition system that utilizes localized facial features and hairstyles...
Methods and arrangements employing digital content items
Methods and arrangements for identifying content, and employing such identification, are detailed. One method embeds a plural-bit digital watermark into...
Imaging module for biometrics authentication, biometrics authentication
apparatus and prism
An imaging module for biometrics authentication comprises: a light source irradiating a living body with light capable of passing through the living body; a...
Automatic configuration of devices based on biometric data
The claimed subject matter relates to an architecture that can obtain biometric data from a user as the user interacts with a device. Based upon the obtained...
Method for stratigraphic interpretation of seismic images
A method for stratigraphic interpretation of a seismic image for determining a sedimentary history of an underground zone having application to petroleum...
Image forming apparatus including position detector
An image forming apparatus includes a movable member that moves cyclically in synchronization with an image forming process and a position detector. The...
System and method for real-time calculating location
Provided is a system and method for providing location information of robot in real time using an artificial mark. The system includes: an image processing...
Apparatus for recognizing object in image
An object recognition apparatus sets each of keypoints extracted from a typical image and one of keypoints extracted from an input image, having scale invariant...
Bitmap tracker for visual tracking under very general conditions
System and method for visually tracking a target object silhouette in a plurality of video frames under very general conditions. The tracker does not make any...
Method and software program for searching image information
Video systems are widely used in the field of surveillance of buildings, traffic, private homes, supermarkets and the like. For some applications it is useful...
System for virtually distributing mailpieces
A method of enabling mailpieces to be distributed and consulted in electronic form, including the steps of scanning each of the mailpieces and transmitting the...
Encoding and decoding media signals
The present disclosure relates generally to encoding and decoding signals from media signals. One claim recites an apparatus comprising: electronic memory for...
Digital watermarking in data representing color channels
The present disclosure relates to digital watermarking. One claim recites a method to detect two or more different digital watermarks in media. The method...
Interactive gaming objects
A method for operating an electronic gaming system captures an image of a gaming object, extracts identifying information from the image of the gaming object,...
Method and apparatus for embedding auxiliary information within original
This patent application is generally related to watermarking and steganography. One claim recites a method of transmarking a media signal previously embedded...
Geographical encoding imagery and video
The presently claimed invention relates generally to encoding imagery and video. One claim recites a method including: obtaining data representing an image or...
System and method for providing simulated images through cosmetic
An automated cosmetic applicator uses wide-angle cameras, a high-resolution camera, and a differential lighting process to capture images of a body. Software...
Apparatus and method for analyzing image identifications generated by an
A method for analyzing image identifications. An optical character recognition (OCR) identification of an image, an associated confidence value, and a...
Diaphragm for speaker device, speaker device and mobile phone
A diaphragm of a speaker device, formed into an elongated configuration, has a recessed shape and includes a voice coil arrangement part extending in its...
Speaker device and mobile phone
A speaker device includes a magnetic circuit which includes a magnetic gap, a diaphragm which has a recessed part arranged in the magnetic gap and extending in...
A headphone includes a hanger and two speaker units respectively disposed at the two ends of the hanger. Each speaker unit includes a first shell; a second...
Narrow profile speaker configurations and systems
A narrow profile speaker unit comprises at least one speaker outputting sound towards an internal surface and through a duct with an output terminus, such as a...
Portable audio system with changeable functionality
A portable audio system includes a housing, battery, wiring harness, speakers, and two or more audio controllers, each including at least one audio...
Speaker capable of emitting light
A speaker capable of emitting light includes a housing, a plurality of light generators, and a speaker core. The housing formed by material capable of...
Hearing device with rechargeable battery and movably mounted charging
A hearing device that is operated with a rechargeable battery pack has at least one contact element that is fashioned to accept a charging current in electrical...
Hearing device with peripheral identification units
Hearing aid fitted with a central processing unit (1) having peripherals (3E, 3A) connected to its input and output respectively. Each peripheral includes an...
Binaural hearing device and method for controlling a hearing device system
A binaural hearing device system comprises a reception device (1) for one ear with at least two input acoustical/electrical converters (3a, 3b). Via a...
Acoustic image creation system and program therefor
With stereophonic sound images of multi-channel audio signals well maintained, 2-channel system audio signals are created. An acoustic image creation system...
Biplane line array speaker with arcuate tweeter array providing controlled
A biplane line array speaker includes a line array of tweeters mounted substantially directly in front of a line array of woofers. The tweeter line array is...
Armature for a receiver
An armature for a receiver comprising a first and a second leg portion each having a thickness and a width and connected to each other, and a connection portion...