System and method for linking VOIs across timepoints for analysis of
disease progression or response to therapy
A system and method for linking volumes of interest (VOIs) across timepoints are provided. The method comprises: loading an image dataset of a first timepoint...
Apparatus and method of input and fingerprint recognition on a handheld
An apparatus for input and fingerprint recognition comprises a touch surface, a processor coupled to the touch surface, and instructions stored on the...
Perfecting the effect of flash within an image acquisition devices using
Within a digital acquisition device with a built in flash unit, the exposure of an acquired digital image is perfected using face detection in the acquired...
System and method for detecting facial gestures for control of an
A control system enables a user to control an electronic device by moving parts of the face, including the eyes. Optical emitters and optical detectors are used...
Image processing method and apparatus for processing an image by using a
face detection result
An image processing apparatus determines, when white balance correction is executed on an image signal of a face area detected by face detection unit, based on...
Method, apparatus, and system for object recognition and classification
A method of face recognition includes generating a recognition database for at least one identified face by obtaining multiple images for each identified face;...
Two stage detection for photographic eye artifacts
An image acquisition device includes a first speed-optimized filter for producing a first set of candidate red-eye regions for an acquired image; and a second...
Recoverable biometric identity system and method
A method for identifying persons based on biometric data achieves enhanced security and increased accuracy compared with other systems by distorting one or more...
Patent analyzing system
A patent analyzing system for efficiently reviewing and analyzing a patent document (e.g. patent application, published patent document or patent). The patent...
Method and apparatus for measuring deposition of particulate contaminants
in pulp and paper slurries
A method and an apparatus for measuring the depositability of particulate contaminants present in a pulp or paper mill fluid stream and evaluating interactions...
Interactive systems and methods employing wireless mobile devices
A user gestures with a wireless mobile phone device to control some aspect of its operation, or the operation of a remote system with which the device...
Camera device and motion detection method for the same
A camera device is capable of detecting a motion scene. The camera device captures a number of consecutive images of the motion scene, calculates characteristic...
Image processing apparatus and method for estimating orientation
Method of estimating orientation of objects disposed on a plane from video images of a scene taken by a video camera. Includes receiving for each object, object...
Vehicle surroundings monitoring apparatus
In a stereo-image recognition apparatus, pixel blocks having correlation with the brightness characteristics of target pixel blocks extracted from a reference...
Pedestrian detecting apparatus
A first pedestrian judging unit judges, on the basis of the size and motion state of a target three-dimensional object, whether the object is a pedestrian. A...
Image processing apparatus
An image processing apparatus includes a moving image file storage unit operable to store a moving image file; an area selection receiving unit operable to...
A display device includes a display panel and a control unit. The control unit is configured to control a display condition of the display panel by successively...
System for processing an image of a surrounding of a vehicle
A system for processing an image of a surrounding of a vehicle is provided. The system includes an image generator that is configured for generating an image,...
A method of determining change in a state of an object using images of the object, the method including providing a first image and a second image of the...
Image-processing device and image-processing method for embedding code
patterns in image information
For facilitating detecting the position of additional information embedded in image information shown on a printed matter, an input unit configured to input...
Electronic watermark embedment apparatus and electronic watermark
A figure pattern expressing information to be embedded, or a position of an area in which the information to be embedded exists, is embedded in an area other...
Determining whether or not a digital image has been tampered with
Apparatus and method to verify the integrity of a digital image (i.e., deciding whether or not the entire image or just a portion has been tampered with, and/or...
Loudspeaker and electronic apparatus using the same
In a loudspeaker, three magnets are disposed to provide magnetic gaps therebetween and a voice coil is fit therein. The magnets disposed at both sides are...
Voice coil and speaker
A voice coil includes a bobbin formed of a wooden sheet obtained by slicing natural wood to a predetermined thickness and a coil that surrounds an outer...
Electroacoustic transducer having a slotted terminal structure for
connection to a flexible wire, and an...
The assembly includes a miniature electroacoustic transducer and a flexible electrical wire. The flexible electrical wire is terminated by a connecting element...
Speaker with auxiliary air hole
A speaker applicable to various electronic devices includes a speaker body including a magnet and a diaphragm having a voice coil interacting with the magnet,...
In-ear earphone with cushioning member
An in-ear canal earphone includes a torus-shaped cushioning member defining an aperture therethrough. An audio housing is connected to the cushioning member...
Headset with adjustable headband
A headset includes an element to be held to the head of a wearer and a headband coupled to the element and configured for engaging a head of a wearer to hold...
A loudspeaker device includes an enclosure, a loudspeaker unit and a passive radiator both mounted to the enclosure. The passive radiator includes an edge...
The present invention concerns a waveguide unit, for use with a transducer unit, and in particular transducer of the dome type, where the wave guide unit is...
Amplification circuit and hearing aid
Certain embodiments of the present technology provide improved amplification circuits and hearing aids that can utilize such amplification circuits. In an...
Hearing aid receiver with vibration compensation
In order to reduce feedback in a hearing aid, a hearing aid receiver is provided that comprises a housing having an inside surface and an outside surface, a...
Sound system equalization
An automatic sound system equalizer adjusts a sound system to a target sound, where the sound system includes at least two groups of loudspeakers supplied with...
Sound reproducing apparatus and sound reproducing method
A sound reproducing apparatus and a sound reproducing method. The sound reproducing apparatus includes an actual listening environment feature function database...
Apparatus and method for controlling a plurality of speakers by means of a
In a reproduction environment, speakers are grouped in directional groups, wherein the directional groups overlap with respect to the associated speakers so...
Methods and apparatus for transmitting vibrations
Methods and apparatus for transmitting vibrations via an electronic and/or transducer assembly through a dental patch are disclosed herein. The patch assembly...
A system automatically mixes a first audio signal and a second audio signal. The system includes a correlator that determines whether the first signal and the...
Method for outputting audio signals and audio decoder
Method for outputting an audio signal to an audio output, comprising outputting a first audio signal to said audio output; providing a second audio signal;...
Audio system and related method integrated with ultrasound communication
Audio system and related method integrated with ultrasound communication functionality are provided. A communication transmitting device of proposed invention...
Apparatus and method for an integrated, multi-mode, multi-band, and
multi-stage power amplifier
An apparatus and method for amplifying a transmission signals in multiple modes and multiple bands. The apparatus includes a tunable power amplifying module...
System and method for digital signal processing
The present invention provides for methods and systems for digitally processing an audio signal. Specifically, the present invention provides for a headliner...
Systems, methods, and apparatus for signal separation using data driven
Methods, apparatus, and systems for source separation include a converged plurality of coefficient values that is based on each of a plurality of M-channel...
Audio output circuits having ramped attenuation circuits that inhibit pop
disturbances when audio sources are...
An audio output circuit includes a port attenuation circuit, which is configured to convert an abrupt dc voltage offset transition between a pair of audio...
Variable noise masking during periods of substantial silence
Methods and systems for masking audio noise are disclosed. One apparatus includes a silence detector configured to detect a period of substantial silence in an...
Method and apparatus for acquiring multi-channel sound by using microphone
Provided are a method and an apparatus for acquiring a multi-channel sound by using a microphone array. The method estimates positions of sound sources...
Methods and apparatuses for adjusting a listening area for capturing
In one embodiment, the methods and apparatuses adjust a listening area of a microphone includes detecting an initial listening zone; capture a captured sound...
Loudspeaker array system
The invention is a multi-channel loudspeaker system that provides a compact loudspeaker configuration and filter design methodology that operates in the digital...
Car audio equipment
In order to enable a driver to obtain traffic jam information or to listen to a navigation guidance voice from a car navigation system without interrupting the...
Active vibratory noise control apparatus matching characteristics of audio
An active vibratory noise control apparatus has a speaker for canceling vibratory noise in the passenger compartment of a vehicle, the speaker being used as a...
Method and apparatus for enhancing the generation of three-dimensional
sound in headphone devices
A headphone device includes a first and a second ear piece coupled to an assembly, wherein the assembly facilitates the placement of the first and second ear...