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US-9,311,572 Card holding device
A portable electronic device comprises a card holding device and a card reader for introducing and removing a card into and from the card reader in at least two...
US-9,311,571 Electronic card connector and electronic device using same
An electronic device includes a housing and an electronic card connector. The peripheral sidewall defines a through hole. The electronic card connector includes...
US-9,311,570 Method of, and apparatus for, segmentation of structures in medical images
An apparatus for segmentation of medical image data comprises a data processing unit for obtaining a first set of image data and a second set of image data,...
US-9,311,569 State based adaptive compression of performance traces
A method by a computer includes generating polylines based on a sequence of values contained in performance trace data from a software source on a host machine...
US-9,311,568 Recipe text and image extraction
Embodiments process a recipe from structured data to extract recipe text and select an image representative of the recipe. Recipes in structured data are...
US-9,311,567 Manifold learning and matting
Systems for manifold learning for matting are disclosed, with methods and processes for making and using the same. The embodiments disclosed herein provide a...
US-9,311,566 Method and system for direct strain imaging
A method and system for measuring and determining the full-field spatial distributions of strain tensor field components in a two or three-dimensional space, as...
US-9,311,565 3D scanning with depth cameras using mesh sculpting
A method, performed by a mobile communication device, may include capturing one or more images from a depth camera, wherein the one or more images include depth...
US-9,311,564 Face age-estimation and methods, systems, and software therefor
Age-estimation of a face of an individual is represented in image data. In one embodiment, age-estimation techniques involves combining a Contourlet Appearance...
US-9,311,563 Method and apparatus for generating hierarchical saliency images detection with selective refinement
A method of generating a saliency image, which includes: converting an input image into an input image of the first size and an input image of the second size;...
US-9,311,562 Image retrieval system, information processing apparatus, image retrieval method, and non-transitory computer...
An image retrieval system includes an obtaining unit that obtains a query image, a specifying information extracting unit that extracts, from the query image,...
US-9,311,561 Histogram equalization apparatus using histogram compression
The present invention relates to a histogram equalization apparatus using histogram compression, and the objective of the present invention is to provide an...
US-9,311,560 Extraction of user behavior from depth images
Embodiments described herein use depth images to extract user behavior, wherein each depth image specifies that a plurality of pixels correspond to a user. In...
US-9,311,559 Device for the hardware detection of local extremes in an image
A device and method for the hardware detection of local edges in an image, comprised of a plurality of elemental cells for mixed signal processing, locally...
US-9,311,558 Pattern recognition system
A method for identifying a pattern in an image. In a first step the image is normalized to a binary matrix. A binary vector is subsequently generated from the...
US-9,311,557 Motion image region identification device and method thereof
A rectangular moving image region is determined using a simple configuration. When the difference between the representative value of a unit block and the...
US-9,311,556 Image analysis for making animal measurements including 3-D image analysis
A computer-implemented image analysis process including accessing image data and range data representing an image of an animal, measuring an object volume from...
US-9,311,555 Architecture and method for real-time parallel detection and extraction of maximally stable extremal regions...
Architecture for real-time extraction of maximally stable extremal regions (MSERs) is disclosed. The architecture includes a communication interface and...
US-9,311,554 Image capture and identification system and process
A digital image of the object is captured and the object is recognized from plurality of objects in a database. An information address corresponding to the...
US-9,311,553 Image capture and identification system and process
A digital image of the object is captured and the object is recognized from plurality of objects in a database. An information address corresponding to the...
US-9,311,552 Image capture and identification system and process
A digital image of the object is captured and the object is recognized from plurality of objects in a database. An information address corresponding to the...
US-9,311,551 System and method for situational awareness and target cueing
A system and method for situational awareness and target cueing for use in military applications is disclosed. In extreme low light situations where the LLL...
US-9,311,550 Device and method for image processing
A device and a method for image processing include an image processing device that may extract a foreground moving object from a depth map of a ...
US-9,311,549 Using surfaces with printed patterns for identification of imaging and data processing activities
Identifying at least one object in data for photographed images includes detecting a reference pattern in the data, locating the reference pattern in a table of...
US-9,311,548 Recognizing and processing object and action tags from stickers
Handling data for a photographic image, includes detecting a reference pattern in the data, detecting at least one sticker in the data, determining an action...
US-9,311,547 Failure detection system and failure detection method
A failure detection system that includes an image processing unit configured to acquire a morphological image illustrating a morphology of the absorbent article...
US-9,311,546 Biometric identity verification for access control using a trained statistical classifier
A method and apparatus for providing biometric authentication of a user uses a registration process in which a reference data sample representative of a...
US-9,311,545 Multicolor biometric scanning user interface
A mobile computing device may include a biometric sensor in proximity with a color-controlled layer. Where the color of the color-controlled layer may be...
US-9,311,544 Teleproctor reports use of a vehicle and restricts functions of drivers phone
A device in an automobile includes a camera that takes images of drivers while they are driving. It detects and reports when eyes are not on the road for longer...
US-9,311,543 System and method for recognizing speed limit sign using front camera
Disclosed herein are a speed limit sign recognition system and method using a front camera which can track a traffic sign continuously appearing in images which...
US-9,311,542 Method and apparatus for detecting continuous road partition
A method and an apparatus for detecting a continuous road partition with a height that includes obtaining disparity maps having the continuous road partition,...
US-9,311,541 Systems and methods for multi-pass adaptive people counting
People are counted in a segment of video with a video processing system that is configured with a first set of parameters. This produces a first output. Based...
US-9,311,540 System and method for predicting patient falls
A patient fall prediction system receives video image frames from a surveillance camera positioned in a patient's room and analyzes the video image frames for...
US-9,311,539 Aircraft contrail detection
Concepts and technologies described herein provide for the detection of aircraft contrails through the identification of contrail shadows in real time imagery...
US-9,311,538 Method and apparatus for semi-automatic finger extraction
An image processing device includes: an inputting unit for performing a click on an object image contained in an image to obtain a clicked point; a calculating...
US-9,311,537 Method, apparatus and system for detecting a supporting surface region in an image
A method of detecting a supporting surface region in an image captured by a camera is disclosed. An object in the image is detected. One or more regions of the...
US-9,311,536 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...
US-9,311,535 Texture features for biometric authentication
One aspect comprises 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...
US-9,311,534 Method and apparatus for tracking object
A method and an apparatus for tracking an object are disclosed. The method includes determining a first position by a first tracking template and determining a...
US-9,311,533 Device and method for detecting the presence of a logo in a picture
A method for detecting the presence of a logo in a current picture of a video is disclosed. The method comprises: determining a current candidate logo...
US-9,311,532 Article estimating system, article estimating method, and article estimating program
A server 2 includes an extraction unit 21, an analysis unit 22, a first estimating unit 24, an information acquisition unit 25 and a second estimating unit 26....
US-9,311,531 Systems and methods for classifying objects in digital images captured using mobile devices
A method includes receiving or capturing a digital image using a mobile device, and using a processor of the mobile device to: determine whether an object...
US-9,311,530 Summarizing a photo album in a social network system
Embodiments generally relate to summarizing a photo album in a social network system. In one embodiment, a method includes grouping photos into a plurality of...
US-9,311,529 Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and non-transitory computer readable medium
An image processing apparatus includes an extractor that receives sheet image data that is generated by reading an image on a medical record sheet onto which...
US-9,311,528 Gesture learning
Systems and methods that incorporate various techniques for teaching gestures to a user of a multi-touch sensitive device are disclosed herein. Such techniques...
US-9,311,527 Real time eye tracking for human computer interaction
A gaze direction determining system and method is provided. A two-camera system may detect the face from a fixed, wide-angle camera, estimates a rough location...
US-9,311,526 Image processing system and method of improving human face recognition
An image processing method includes following steps: capturing an image including a human face; executing a face detection in a predetermined area of the image;...
US-9,311,525 Method and apparatus for establishing connection between electronic devices
A method, performed in an electronic device, for connecting to a target device is disclosed. The method includes capturing an image including a face of a target...
US-9,311,524 Image processing apparatus and image processing method
An image processing apparatus and method may accurately separate only humans among moving objects, and also accurately separate even humans who have no motion...
US-9,311,523 Method and apparatus for supporting object recognition
A method for supporting object recognition is disclosed. The method includes the steps of: setting calculation blocks, each of which includes one or more pixels...
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