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Framework for graphics animation and compositing operations
A graphics animation and compositing operations framework has a layer tree for interfacing with the application and a render tree for interfacing with a render...
Tomographic imaging of multiphase flows
Tomographic reconstruction is performed of cross-sectional images of downhole or surface multiphase flows containing water (brine), oil, and gas phases....
Efficient composition and rendering of graphical elements
A map server generates a set of base map tiles having vector descriptors, each indicating a geometry of a respective map element, in accordance with a...
Method and apparatus for processing and aligning data point clouds
An approach is provided to efficiently and accurately process and align of one or more portions of a plurality of data point clouds. A processing platform may...
Optimizing photo album layouts
Implementations generally relate to optimizing a photo album layout. In some implementations, a method includes receiving a plurality of images and determining...
Interactive threshold setting for pie charts
In an approach to threshold setting for pie charts, a computing device displays one or more pie charts. The computing device receives an instruction to enter...
Generating graphical representations of event participation flow
A system comprising a computer-readable storage medium storing at least one program and a method for generating graphical representations of event participation...
Session-based character recognition for document reconstruction
Systems and methods are provided for sharing a screen from a mobile device. For example, a method includes receiving an image from a mobile device, performing...
Interface for controlling and improving drilling operations
A system including a display for displaying a comparison between a calculated energy value and a desired energy value of a drilling system, the display...
Medical imaging apparatus and method of reconstructing medical image
A method of reconstructing a tomographic image in a medical imaging apparatus includes: acquiring a first image of an object and a second image of the object...
System and method for signals transmission in complex scattering
environments using interaction of the waves...
A system and method for safe communication in a complex scattering environment is achieved by means of providing a passive nonlinear object in the wave...
Image processing apparatus
An image processing apparatus that generates contour information of an image object included in input image data and compresses image data using the contour...
Apparatus and method for coding a three dimensional mesh
Disclosed is a three-dimensional (3D) mesh compression apparatus and method. The 3D mesh compression apparatus may generate a base mesh through a mesh...
Triangle mesh compression
A computer implemented method of processing elevation mesh data defining a polygon mesh surface to determine an alternative representation of the surface using...
Method and an apparatus for facilitating efficient information coding
A method and an apparatus for producing a coded graphic representation. The method includes providing a graphic array and processing at least a portion of the...
Media encoding using changed regions
A method and system for media encoding using changed regions. The method includes detecting the changed regions and a static portion of a desktop of a computing...
Real time processing of video frames
A method and system for real time processing of a sequence of video frames. A current frame in the sequence and at least one frame in the sequence occurring...
Moving object detection method
A moving object detection method according to an embodiment includes evaluating an average value, instead of a median value, of pixel values at the same pixel...
Image motion detection method, image processing method and apparatus using
An image processing method for detecting an image motion information between a first image unit and a second image unit is provided. The first image unit and...
Computer vision based method and system for evaluating and grading
To increase the timeliness, objectivity, and efficiency in evaluating surgical procedures such as those performed by ophthalmology residents' learning of...
Image processing apparatus, method, and storage medium for analyzing
changes in video
An image processing apparatus includes an acquisition unit configured to acquire a video, a superimposition unit configured to superimpose an image onto the...
High speed edge detection
Analog circuits for detecting edges in pixel arrays are disclosed. A comparator may be configured to receive an all pass signal and a low pass signal for a...
Method and apparatus for identifying a representative area of an image
A computer implemented method for generating a representative thumbnail for an image. The method comprises determining a representative area of an image, the...
Adaptive background estimation
Various methods and systems are provided for adaptive background estimation. In one embodiment, among others, a signal processing device includes at least one...
Method of tracking marker and electronic device thereof
Disclosed are a method and an apparatus for tracking a marker. The method of tracking a marker by an electronic device includes: detecting a position of a...
Sensor fusion for depth estimation
To generate a pixel-accurate depth map, data from a range-estimation sensor (e.g., a time-of flight sensor) is combined with data from multiple cameras to...
Moving body position estimation device and moving body position estimation
An evaluation value calculation unit is configured to compare an edge image and virtual image for each particle, assigns a higher evaluation value if there are...
Method and system for device detection in 2D medical images
A method and system for device detection in a 2D medical image. In order to account for shape variation of a 3D object in a 2D imaging plane, a hierarchical...
Visual-based inertial navigation
A method includes: receiving sensor measurements from a pre-processing module, in which the sensor measurements include image data and inertial data for a...
Control system and control method
A control system executes a first control operation, and then executes a second control operation. In the first control operation, the image processing section...
Calibration device and calibration method for a stereo camera without
placing physical markers
Provided is a calibration device that can calculate the mounting state of a stereo camera without the placing of a physical marker. In this device, an area...
Methods and systems for evaluating bone lesions
Methods and systems for evaluating bone lesions include accessing a first dataset acquired from a patient with a first imaging modality and a second dataset...
Image display device, image display method, and computer-readable
An image display device includes: a display unit; an image extraction unit that extracts a main image group from an image group; an image association unit that...
Extraction of myocardial contour points
One of the preferred embodiments includes: (a) creating a summed 3D nuclear medicine imaging data by summing a plurality of 3D nuclear medicine imaging data...
Visual suppression of selective tissue in image data
A method image data processor (318) includes a shape likelihood determiner (402) that processes voxels of image data and determines a likelihood that a voxel...
Pathological diagnosis support apparatus and pathological diagnosis
A pathological diagnosis support apparatus outputs a diagnostic region that is to be used as a target for diagnosis in a specimen image representing a specimen...
Method of assessing heterogeneity in images
A method of assessing heterogeneity in images is disclosed. 3D images of an object are acquired. The acquired images may be filtered and masked. Iterative...
Apparatus and method for analyzing medical image
An apparatus for analyzing a medical image includes an image receiving unit configured to receive two or more medical images from a medical device; a image...
Vessel segmentation method and apparatus using multiple thresholds values
A vessel segmentation method includes acquiring an image of a blood vessel, including cross sections, using a contrast medium. The method further includes...
Method for measuring positions of structures on a mask and thereby
determining mask manufacturing errors
The invention discloses a method for measuring positions of structures on a mask and thereby determining mask manufacturing errors. It is shown, that from a...
Method and device for individual grain sorting of objects from bulk
Individual grain sorting of objects from bulk materials (3) on a conveying device (1) and an actuable discharge unit (2) which separates into fractions, the...
Machine vision system for identifying and sorting projectiles and other
A machine vision system for automatically identifying and inspecting objects is disclosed, including composable vision-based recognition modules and a decision...
Image processing apparatus, and non-transitory computer readable medium
for generating a feature-reflected...
Provided is an image processing apparatus including an acquisition section that acquires an object image which is an editing object, a feature quantity...
System and method for generating high dynamic range images
A method for generating a high dynamic range (HDR) image from images of a scene obtained at one or more exposure values is disclosed. In this embodiment, one of...
Device and method for calculating dynamic variation of object
There is provided a device for calculating dynamic variation of an object, comprising: an enhancement processing unit that adjusts brightness of a pixel...
Method and apparatus for detecting and removing false contour, method and
apparatus for verifying whether pixel...
A method and an apparatus for detecting and removing a false contour, a method and an apparatus for verifying whether a pixel is included in a contour, and a...
Image pickup apparatus, image processing apparatus, image processing
method, and non-transitory...
An image pickup apparatus includes an image pickup element which obtains an original image, a storage unit which stores a first optical transfer function...
Identifying gray regions for auto white balancing
Examples of the disclosure accurately define a gray region for automatic white balancing. Ratios corresponding to possible gray areas are white balanced before...
System and method for high-performance client-side in-browser scaling of
According to a preferred aspect of the instant invention, there is provided a system and method for high-performance client-side in-browser scaling of digital...
Sigma-delta ADC with integrated raw image scaling filter
A system and method of processing raw image pixel information includes an integrated decimation filter and raw image scaling filter. The decimation filter...