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User-specific dispensing system
The invention provides a system to physically dispense an item, including tangible items and/or services or features, on-site from a dispenser whereby the item...
E-paper based digital document display device that retrieves updates
A digital document display device capable of displaying a document, retrieving updates, sharing locally with other devices, managing document displays in other...
Digital image coin discrimination for use with consumer-operated kiosks
and the like
Systems and associated methods for coin discrimination are disclosed herein. Disclosed methods for discriminating coins include recognizing strings of...
Tracking and control of personal effects
One or more location and status monitoring tags, locks, or luggage may be used in conjunction with a monitoring or controlling device or system to indicate the...
Wireless reader system
An electronic system including a mobile device that communicates with a reader device. In one embodiment, the mobile device may be configured as a mobile phone...
Multi-control entry door hardware
An electronic coded entry lock that includes a multifunction switch having an actuator and a circuit member. The actuator is configured to be displaced to a...
Real-time location detection using exclusion zones
A system and method for real-time location detection consists of a scalable real time location system (RTLS). It provides revised real time object location...
Communication and processing of credential data
Credential data representing users seeking access to a well-defined space are registered in a reader unit associated with an access-control-related building...
Systems and methods for RFID-based access management of electronic devices
Disclosed are systems and methods for preventing unauthorized persons from using an electronic device within a facility. In such an embodiment, the system may...
Unknown on-board diagnostics (OBD) protocol interpreter and conversion
A novel on-board diagnostics (OBD) protocol interpreter and conversion system is capable of dynamically decoding commonly-known standard OBD formats as well as...
Vehicle electronic control unit calibration
Calibration for a vehicle electronic control unit (ECU) includes determining a trigger event configured to initiate a check for updates to calibration data...
Vehicle software upgrade techniques
System and method for maintaining functionality of software includes initially providing the vehicle with software resident on computer-readable medium to...
Dispenser use monitor
A dispenser use monitor provides a housing configured to be removably attached to a portable dispenser, such as a soap dispenser. The housing includes a...
Augmented situation awareness
Methods and systems for augmenting situational awareness using a controllable window are described. An environmental condition within a field of view of the...
Reprojection OLED display for augmented reality experiences
Methods for generating and displaying images associated with one or more virtual objects within an augmented reality environment at a frame rate that is greater...
Mixed reality interactions
Embodiments that relate to interacting with a physical object in a mixed reality environment via a head-mounted display are disclosed. In one embodiment a mixed...
Methods and systems for capturing and moving 3D models and true-scale
metadata of real world objects
In some embodiments, methods and systems are provided for assisting a user in visualizing how a modified real-world setting would appear. An imaging device may...
Navigating through a virtual environment having a real-world elevation
characteristics using motion capture
A computer generates one or more geometric rays at a predetermined height above one or more portions of an avatar's body in a virtual environment. Once the rays...
Apparatus and method for reconstructing skeletal image
An apparatus and method for reconstructing a skeletal image for osteoporotic diagnosis is disclosed. A skeletal image reconstruction method may include...
Real-time 3D reconstruction with power efficient depth sensor usage
Embodiments disclosed facilitate resource utilization efficiencies in Mobile Stations (MS) during 3D reconstruction. In some embodiments, camera pose...
Electronic apparatus and method for incremental pose estimation and
An electronic apparatus and a method for incremental pose estimation and photographing are provided. In the method, at least two images of a 3D object are...
Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and program
Aspects of the present invention include an apparatus comprising a memory storing instructions, and a control unit configured to execute the instructions to...
Time-continuous collision detection using 3D rasterization
We present a technique that utilizes a motion blur (three dimensional) rasterizer to augment the PCS culling technique so that it can be used for continuous...
Method and system for X-ray image generation
A method of creating an image including providing three-dimensional image data of an anatomy, providing a model of a portion of the anatomy, and creating a...
Method and apparatus for rendering three-dimensional (3D) object
Provided is a method and apparatus that may generate a three-dimensional (3D) object from a two-dimensional (2D) image, and render the generated 3D object....
Method for rendering data of a three-dimensional surface
Some embodiments of the invention pertain to a method for displaying a representation of a portion of a three-dimensional surface by rendering data representing...
Method and apparatus for realistically reproducing eyeball
Provided is a method and apparatus for realistically reproducing an eyeball that may verify and analyze a material property and a deformation property with...
Information processing apparatus, data division method, and data division
An information processing apparatus includes an operation unit, and a control unit that displays, on a display unit, a data image representing the contents of...
Efficient and stable approach to elasticity and collisions for hair
One exemplary process for animating hair includes receiving data representing a plurality of hairs and a plurality of objects in a timestep of a frame of...
Computer readable storage medium having stored thereon image processing
program, image processing apparatus,...
For each layer, a scaling rate of an object image or a background image belonging to each of the layers is calculated based on a distance from a predetermined...
Creating a wireframe mesh for representing a moving object in a
three-dimensional coordinate system
A method and systems for creating a three-dimensional wireframe mesh that represents characteristics of a model of an object moving along a curve in a...
Techniques for producing baseline stereo parameters for stereoscopic
Bounded-parallax constraints are determined for the placement of a pair of stereoscopic cameras within a computer-generated scene. A minimum scene depth is...
Run-time techniques for playing large-scale cloud-based animations
Various of the disclosed embodiments relate to systems and methods for providing animated multimedia, e.g. animated shows, to an audience over a network....
Proportional highlighting of data
A method of proportional highlighting of data is provided. A graph presented on a display includes a first axis, a second axis, and a first value marker that...
Using narrow field of view monochrome camera for producing a zoomed image
Methods and electronic devices for producing a zoomed image using a narrow field of view monochrome camera are described. In one aspect, the method includes:...
Routing edges with ordered bundles
A graph processing module is described for producing a processed graph in three phases. In a bundling phase, the graph processing module selects edges that are...
Methods and systems to communicate information
There is provided a method and system to communicate information. The system receives a first query that contains a first constraint and retrieves a first...
Redrawing recent curve sections for real-time smoothing
A recently rendered section of a curve is redrawn to smooth the curve on-the-fly while a user moves a stylus or other input device. On receiving data points for...
Input object for routing input for visual elements
Techniques for an input object for routing input for visual elements are described. In at least some embodiments, a region of a display area includes multiple...
Reconstruction of time-varying data
Systems and methods are provided for data reconstruction. In accordance with one aspect, data interpolation is performed on a time-varying three-dimensional...
Systems and methods for graphic visualization of ventricle wall motion
A method for graphic visualization of ventricle wall motion includes acquiring medical imaging data frames depicting at least one cardiac cycle, identifying a...
Mobile terminal and method of controlling the mobile terminal for
displaying visual effects in a user interface
A mobile terminal including a wireless communication unit configured to wirelessly communicate with at least one other terminal; a memory configured to store a...
Rendering and un-rendering using profile replacement
Methods, systems, and apparatus, including medium-encoded computer program products, can perform rendering and un-rendering using profile replacement. A...
Semantic place labels
The subject disclosure is directed towards automatically labeling location-related information such as corresponding to GPS data or the like with a semantic...
Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and computer program
There is provided an image processing apparatus including a model information acquisition section which acquires model information in which a plurality of shape...
Method and system for construction and rendering of annotations associated
with an electronic image
A method and system for construction and rendering of annotations associated with an electronic image is disclosed. The system comprises a first data repository...
Image processing apparatus, image processing method and recording medium
An image processing apparatus includes: an obtaining member to obtain an image; a copying member to copy the image obtained by the obtaining member; a detecting...
Method and associated apparatus for correcting color artifact of image
A method for correcting color shading artifact of an image and associated apparatus is provided. The method comprises: providing a plurality of bases,...
Imaging device, endoscope system and imaging method using
yellow-eliminated green data
An image generating device includes a first image-information generating unit that generates first image information based on a plurality of pieces of acquired...
Multi-object tracking with generic object proposals
A tracking system and method are suited to tracking multiple of objects of different categories in a video sequence. A sequence of video frames is received and...