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Person recognition apparatus and person recognition method
A person recognition apparatus is disclosed that includes an image input unit, a face detection unit in which a face is expressed from the inputted image data,...
A computer-implemented method for identifying features in an image. The method comprises fitting a plurality of second models to the image, the plurality of...
Method and system for matching an image using normalized feature vectors
A method, system and computer program product for encoding an image is provided. The image that needs to be represented is represented in the form of a Gaussian...
Presentation and organization of content
Embodiments are provided for organization and presentation of content. In some embodiments, a plurality of images and a plurality of similarity rules for image...
Flame detection system and method
A hazard detection system measures a color and intensity of a portion of an image of a scene. The image is obtained using a known gain and/or exposure such that...
Efficient descriptor extraction over multiple levels of an image scale
A local feature descriptor for a point in an image is generated over multiple levels of an image scale space. The image is gradually smoothened to obtain a...
Duplicate/near duplicate detection and image registration
Embodiments are disclosed for detecting duplicate and near duplicate images. An exemplary method includes receiving an original image, preparing the image for...
Hierarchical interlinked multi-scale convolutional network for image
A disclosed facial recognition system (and method) includes face parsing. In one approach, the face parsing is based on hierarchical interlinked multiscale...
Text parsing in complex graphical images
A method for parsing the text of a complex graphical image comprises obtaining a series of blocks of text from a complex graphical image. Those blocks of text...
Method and system for detecting and recognizing text in images
Various embodiments of the present invention relate to a method, system and computer program product for detecting and recognizing text in the images captured...
Template matching with data correction
An approach is provided to generate forms with template inclusions. In the approach, optical character recognition (OCR) text is compared to corresponding text...
Method and apparatus for storing and retrieving personal contact
Method for a wearable device worn by a first user to generate or retrieve a personal contact record when encountering a second user is disclosed. The method of...
Ear-scan-based biometric authentication
The current document is directed to an ear-scan-based biometrics subsystem that is incorporated into any of a wide variety of processor-controlled devices,...
Systems and methods for use at a vehicle including an eye tracking device
Systems and methods for a vehicle including an eye tracking device. The systems and methods use input from the eye tracking device. The systems and methods are...
Vehicle data collection and verification
Disclosed are various embodiments for a data aggregation application. Operational data and image data may be captured from a client device. Odometer readings...
Lane-line recognition apparatus including a masking area setter to set a
masking area ahead of a vehicle in an...
An apparatus for recognizing a lane line. In the apparatus, when a three-dimensional object lies in the same lane as a subject vehicle and a distance between...
Fused raised pavement marker detection for autonomous driving using lidar
An in-vehicle system for estimating a lane boundary based on raised pavement markers that mark the boundary. The in-vehicle system includes a camera for...
Extraction method for extracting a pitching scene and device for the same
An extraction method includes acquiring a captured baseball game footage that includes a plurality of frames; and extracting, as a frame representing a first...
System and method for building automation using video content analysis
with depth sensing
A method and system for monitoring buildings (including houses and office buildings) by performing video content analysis based on two-dimensional image data...
Personal augmented reality
Image data comprising an image of an environment is received from a mobile video device located at the environment. An image of a marker is extracted from the...
In one embodiment, a visual-assist robot includes a housing defining a base portion, an imaging assembly, a motorized wheel assembly positioned at the lower...
Maintenance assistant system
A maintenance assistance system and method of operating are provided. The maintenance assistance system may include, but is not limited to, a camera, a speaker,...
Day night classification of images using thresholding on HSV histogram
A method (300) is provided for classifying an image as being one of a daytime image or a nighttime image. The method includes: obtaining an image to be analyzed...
On-ground or near-ground discrete object detection method and system
A method for detection of on-ground or near-ground discrete objects having characteristic features from terrain height data characterizing a search area...
Scene recognition method and apparatus
A scene recognition method includes acquiring an image and sensor data corresponding to the image and determining, in accordance with the sensor data, whether a...
Method and apparatus for detecting or checking an arrangement of
laboratory articles on a work area of a...
A method of detecting an original arrangement of laboratory articles of a laboratory work station records reference digital images with a digital camera. An...
System and method for sensor adaptation in iris biometrics
The sensor adaptation technique applicable to non-contact biometric authentication, specifically in iris recognition, is designed to handle the sensor mismatch...
Pupil detection device
There is provided a pupil tracking device including an active light source, an image sensor and a processing unit. The active light source emits light toward an...
Document annotation sharing
A Mixed Media Reality (MMR) system and associated techniques are disclosed. The MMR system provides mechanisms for forming a mixed media document that includes...
Kinetic-based tool for biometric identification, verification, validation
A method for identifying an animal or human, including the steps of collecting and retaining an archive data set of measurements of two or more kinetic...
Automated facial action coding system
An automatic facial action coding system and method can include processing an image to identify a face in the image, to detect and align one or more facial...
Method and system for face image recognition
A method for face image recognition is disclosed. The method comprises generating one or more face region pairs of face images to be compared and recognized;...
Digital device and method of sharing image with at least one person
contained in the image
Disclosed is a method of, in a case in which at least one person contained in a displayed image is recognized, sharing the image with the at least one person...
Method, system and non-transitory computer storage medium for face
In a face detection method, preprocess an image, and extract corners from the preprocessed image. Then, filter and combine the corners to obtain a connected...
System for background subtraction with 3D camera
A system for background image subtraction includes a computing device coupled with a 3D video camera, a processor of the device programmed to receive a video...
Cell analysis apparatus and method
A cell analysis apparatus may include: an image processing unit imaging cultured cell colonies to convert the imaged cell colonies into digital signals; an...
Method for fingerprint classification
The method for fingerprint classification uses a local gradient directional binary pattern (LGDBP) descriptor. The method acquires digital images of...
Processing visible coding sequence, playing visible coding sequence
Embodiments of the present invention generally relate to data processing, and further the embodiments of the invention relate to a method of processing a...
System and method for document processing
Embodiments of the present invention are directed to document processing, and more particularly to systems and methods that can utilize relative positions...
In various disclosed examples, an identifier is selected from a first set of identifiers, the selected identifier having a representation of at least two...
Indicia-reading systems include an auxiliary reading apparatus with wireless charging capability. The systems are configured to couple, transfer, and receive...
Toggling activation of lasers in scanner systems
Scanners, methods, and computer storage media having computer-executable instructions embodied thereon that process variable sized objects with high package...
Methods for monitoring objects in a surgical field
Apparatus and methods for identifying and counting objects having identifiers entering and exiting a surgical field are provided. In one embodiment, the...
Methods and systems for using RFID in biological field
Biological reagent carrier devices and methods are disclosed, which employ RFID techniques to associate information with biological reagents.
Apparatus comprising a reader and method for controlling the reader
A portable device (10, 20) includes at least a control element (14, 24, 34) for receiving command signals and a reader (12, 22, 32). A detection element (18,...
Wireless transponder unit, electrical joint monitoring system including
the same, and method of monitoring...
A wireless transponder unit having a maximum operating temperature and being structured to be disposed on an electrical joint includes: an integrated circuit...
Card reader communication method
A card reader includes a body, the body being configured for coupling with a device, the device including a device light sensor and a device light source; a...
Position detection system
An electromagnetic wave propagation medium 1 extends in the propagation direction of an electromagnetic wave and has an electromagnetic wave propagation space...
Reconfigurable payment device
A reconfigurable electronic payment device allows for the capture and transmission of customer transaction information captured from the "swipe" of an...
Method for producing a memory-card-reading body, corresponding
memory-card-reading body and memory-card-reading...
A method is provided for producing a memory-card-reading body having a generally rectangular parallelepiped shape, including a slot for inserting a memory card,...