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Use of RFID chip as assembly facilitator
A method of assembling RFID components together while using an RFID chip that heats internally in order to assemble that RFID chip and another RFID component...
Systems and methods for drive circuits for dynamic magnetic stripe
Dynamic magnetic stripe communications devices are provided as magnetic stripe emulators. A magnetic stripe emulator may include a coil. Drive circuits may be...
Printing apparatus, method and non-transitory computer-readable medium for
receiving print jobs including a...
When a printing apparatus starts job processing by acquiring a job in which an execution order is set thereto, the printing apparatus generates printable image...
Image forming apparatus and method for controlling the same
An image forming method according to the present invention includes obtaining a number of pixels in a sub-scanning direction of a white region in image data,...
Image forming apparatus capable of displaying thumbnail image of a page of
a document during a printing...
An image forming apparatus capable of displaying a thumbnail image of a first page of a document to enable a user to easily recognize the document based on the...
Paper feed system and method
A pharmaceutical filling system for a high volume pharmacy is described. The system can include a paper feed device and method. The system may include a paper...
Ink jet printing apparatus, ink jet printing method, and image processing
An ink jet printing apparatus and an ink jet printing method capable of suppressing the occurrence of the texture or the feeling of granularity at a joint part...
Establishing ink usage of process channels
Systems and methods for establishing ink usage of process channels are provided. Separation curves are generated that determine how multiple ink channels are...
Printing apparatus and printing method
A printer and printing control method to enable print data received from a host computer to be selectively deleted without modifying the host computer or...
Non-transitory computer-readable storage medium, computing device, and
display method of user interface of...
A non-transitory computer-readable storage medium storing a printer driver includes a printer driver core component and a print setup user interface component....
Electronic card connector having ejecting mechanism
An electronic card connector (100) includes an insulative housing (1), a number of terminals (2) retained in the insulative housing, a movable component movable...
Systems and methods for applying a convolutional network to spatial data
Systems and methods for test object classification are provided in which the test object is docked with a target object in a plurality of different poses to...
Scene understanding using a neurosynaptic system
Embodiments of the invention provide a method for scene understanding based on a sequence of image frames. The method comprises converting each pixel of each...
Training a neural network to detect objects in images
Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on computer storage media, for training a neural network to detect object in images. One of...
A method for processing an image is proposed. The method comprises identifying a first group of keypoints in the image. For each keypoint of the first group,...
Hierarchical sudden illumination change detection using radiance
consistency within a spatial neighborhood
Techniques are disclosed for detecting sudden illumination changes using radiance consistency within a spatial neighborhood. A background/foreground (BG/FG)...
Method for selecting frames from video sequences based on incremental
The present application is directed to new methods for automatically and effectively combining multiple metrics to select interesting, or key, frames from a...
Image processor with edge selection functionality
An image processing system comprises an image processor configured to perform an edge detection operation on a first image to obtain a second image, to identify...
Shape and photometric invariants recovery from polarisation images
The disclosure concerns processing of electronic images, such as hyperspectral, or multispectral images. In particular, but is not limited to, a method,...
Statistical approach to identifying and tracking targets within captured
A facility implementing systems and/or methods for creating statistically significant signatures for targets of interest and using those signatures to identify...
Image processing apparatus, image capturing apparatus, and method of
controlling the same
The present invention provides an image processing apparatus for performing image processing of image data in which information specifying, on a first...
Straight line gesture recognition and rendering
Techniques for determining whether touch-input gestures approximate straight lines and for animating a display with such gestures are described. Some techniques...
Method and system for recognizing characters
The present disclosure relates to a method and a system for recognizing characters. In one embodiment, the input image comprising one or more characters to be...
Biometric authentication device, biometric authentication system, and
biometric authentication method
A biometric authentication device includes a photographing unit configured to photograph a biological body and acquire biological body information; an...
Detection system for color blind drivers
A detection system for vehicle operation according to an exemplary aspect of the present disclosure includes, among other things, at least one camera operable...
Bus detection for an autonomous vehicle
Methods and systems are provided that may allow an autonomous vehicle to discern a school bus from image data. An example method may include receiving image...
Trailer lane departure warning system
A lane departure warning system has a trailer detector for detecting that a trailer is attached to a vehicle, a lane boundary detector for detecting a position...
Method and apparatus for detecting road partition
A method and an apparatus are used for detecting a road partition, the method comprising: a step of obtaining a disparity top view having a road area; and a...
Subject change detection system and subject change detection method
The invention detects a change in a subject by detecting the subject from an image, acquiring a feature quantity distribution that indicates shape information...
Distance measurement by means of a camera sensor
The invention relates to a distance-determining method by means of a camera sensor, wherein a distance between the camera sensor and a target object is...
Image matching using motion manifolds
A motion manifold system analyzes a set of videos, identifying image patches within those videos corresponding to regions of interest and identifying patch...
Detection of graphics added to a video signal
The invention allows detecting which graphics, if any, have been added to the video signal at any given time by utilizing only the various signals provided by...
Apparatus and methods for temporal proximity detection
A data processing apparatus may utilize an artificial neuron network configured to reduce dimensionality of input data using a sparse transformation configured...
Image processing apparatus and image processing method
An apparatus includes a first acquisition unit configured to acquire main object information specifying a main object in generation of a layout image, a second...
Collaborative distance metric learning for method and apparatus visual
A collaborative distance metric leaning method and apparatus for visual tracking utilizes a distance metric to match the target with the best candidate. A...
Image capturing method for image recognition and system thereof
An image capturing method includes providing at least three image capturing devices arranged along a same direction and an image processor, the at least three...
Apparatus and method for tracking object
A method of tracking an object includes obtaining an image captured by a camera, setting a plurality of patterns having various sizes, according to a distance...
Assisted surveillance of vehicles-of-interest
A computer-implemented image processing method includes accessing image data representing a plurality of images of a plurality of vehicles and reading a data...
Forensic verification utilizing forensic markings inside halftones
A forensic verification system (1100) extracts a print signature via a print signature extractor (1110) from an interior of a halftone contained in an image....
System and method for document alignment, correction, and classification
A template document and a reference document that contains objects (e.g. text objects) are received, for example, from a scanner. A plurality of common objects...
Automated document recognition, identification, and data extraction
A method for automated document recognition, identification, and data extraction is described herein. The method comprises receiving, by the processor, an image...
Invisible junction feature recognition for document security or annotation
The present invention uses invisible junctions which are a set of local features unique to every page of the electronic document to match the captured image to...
Handwriting input system and handwriting input method
A handwriting input system includes a handwriting pen, a handwriting plate and a processing unit. The handwriting pen includes a pen body, a first sensing unit...
Object detection device
It's an object of the invention to provide an object detection device capable of detecting an object for detection in an input image with high precision. In an...
Method and system for recognizing hand gesture using selective
A method and system that recognize a hand gesture using selective illumination that can reliably perform hand gesture recognition by effectively removing an...
Structured lighting-based content interactions in multiple environments
Information from a position and/or gesture detection system can be embedded in a Web page, or other such presentation of content, and used to select or...
Method and apparatus for automated analysis and identification of a person
in image and video content
A method, apparatus, and computer readable medium for identifying a person in an image includes an image analyzer. The image analyzer determines the content of...
Method and apparatus for robustly collecting facial, ocular, and iris
images using a single sensor
The present invention relates to a method and apparatus for standoff facial and ocular acquisition. Embodiments of the invention address the problems of...
Image processing apparatus, method of processing image, and
computer-readable storage medium
A method of processing an image involves detecting a face from a first image; determining a composition of the first image; selecting a composition of a second...
Method, apparatus and system for outputting a group of images
There is described an apparatus for outputting a group of images for display, the group being taken from a plurality of images, each image in the plurality of...