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Method and device for image-based visibility range estimation
A method for image-based visibility range estimation for a vehicle includes: ascertaining a depiction of an object of the surroundings in an image of an image...
Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and storage medium
for checking an exposure state of...
To make it possible to accurately grasp an exposure state even in the case where noise is included in captured image data. An input image data acquisition unit...
Logo detection by edge matching
To detect the presence of a logo in a search image, the positions of edges, in an image of the logo and in the search image, are represented by ratios of...
Measurement method, image processing device, and charged particle beam
An error of an outline point due to a brightness fluctuation cannot be corrected by a simple method such as a method of adding a certain amount of offset....
Detection apparatus, detection method, and storage medium
A detection apparatus that detects a feature point of an image, comprising: a conversion unit configured to convert a first image into a second image; a setting...
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...
Realogram scene analysis of images: multiples for scene analysis
The techniques include an image recognition system to receive a realogram image including a plurality of organized objects and to detect and identify objects in...
Systems and methods for decoding image files containing depth maps stored
Systems and methods in accordance with embodiments of the invention are configured to render images using light field image files containing an image...
Flash characterization for camera
A method (100) is provided for characterizing a functionality of a flash (14) from at least one image (200) captured with a camera (12) using the flash (14)....
Setting apparatus and setting method
A setting apparatus for making a setting to detect that a moving object in an image has passed a line set in the image accepts designation of one of a position...
Object position and orientation detection system
An object position and orientation detection system and in particular one which is capable of describing observed movement in 3 dimensions. In one example, a...
Method for detecting an invisible mark on a card
The present invention relates to a method for detecting a mark that is invisible in the visible light region. Here, the invisible mark is displayed on a card...
Visual and audio recognition for scene change events
Various embodiments describe systems and methods for utilizing a reduced amount of processing capacity for incoming data over time, and, in response to...
Extracting card data with card models
Embodiments herein provide computer-implemented techniques for allowing a user computing device to extract financial card information using optical character...
Smart glasses and method for recognizing and prompting face using smart
Smart glasses and a method for recognizing and prompting a face are provided. The smart glasses store a database recording a plurality of profile information...
Biometric based demography tool
Systems and methods to determine demographic attributes of pedestrians in a retail environment are presented. In some examples, media content is selected for...
Method for identification of a projected symbol on a street in a vehicle,
apparatus and vehicle
A method and a camera-based driver assistance system in a subject vehicle uses image processing to automatically recognize dynamic intangible symbols that are...
Arrangement and method for recognizing road signs
Various embodiment include a system and a method for recognizing road signs. An image of a road sign may be captured by least one image sensor. A vehicle...
Marking line detection system and marking line detection method of a
distant road surface area
A marking line detection system includes an imaging device and an ECU. An information extraction unit of the ECU is configured to extract depth distance...
Monitoring method and camera
A method of monitoring a scene by a camera (7) comprises marking a part (14) of the scene with light having a predefined spectral content and a spatial...
Methods and systems for goods received gesture recognition
Disclosed are methods and systems to automatically detect and optionally classify when a recipient receives goods in surveillance video. According to one...
Methods and systems for multimedia trajectory annotation
A system and method of providing annotated trajectories by receiving image frames from a video camera and determining a location based on the image frames from...
Detection of inactive broadcasts during live stream ingestion
Systems and methods are provided herein relating to real-time detection of inactive broadcasts during live stream ingestion. Both audio fingerprints and video...
Video camera with capture modes
Embodiments provide a video camera that can be configured to allow tagging of recorded video and/or capture of video segments or sequences of images in response...
Electronic assessments, and methods of use and manufacture thereof
The disclosed subject matter relates to methods and apparatus facilitating assessments of structural and electronic features, parameters, characteristics or any...
Property assessment and prospecting tool
A property assessment system includes image processing logic configured to identify building structure attributes from image data and rate their associated...
Optical flow tracking method and apparatus
An optical flow tracking method includes generating a random structure according to an object to be tracked in an image, where the random structure includes at...
Determine spatiotemporal causal interactions in data
Techniques for detecting outliers in data and determining spatiotemporal causal interactions in the data are discussed. A process collects global positioning...
System and method for selecting features for identifying human activities
in a human-computer interacting...
A System and method for identifying one or more human activities in a human-computer interacting environment. Skeleton points associated with a human are...
Automatic image classification
A method, system and product for image classification. The method comprising obtaining a set of encoding functions and signature values which corresponds to a...
Systems and methods for imaging seismic data
Systems and methods for imaging seismic data using hybrid one-way wave-equation-migration in tilted transverse isotropic media and/or hybrid two-way...
Automated user information provision using images
A method for automated user information provision using an image includes requesting at least one user information image in response to receiving a user...
System and method for forms recognition by synthesizing corrected
localization of data fields
A method and system generates an idealized image of a form. An image of a form and a template model of the form are received. The form includes data fields....
Information processing apparatus and computer readable medium
An information processing apparatus includes: an image pickup unit, a recognition unit and an execution unit. The image pickup unit photographs a recording...
Systems and methods for assessing standards for mobile image quality
Methods are provided for defining and determining a formal and verifiable mobile document image quality and usability (MDIQU) standard, or Standard for short....
Dynamic remapping of components of a virtual skeleton
Technologies are described herein for dynamically remapping components of a virtual skeleton to enhance the control and appearance of an avatar. Embodiments...
Object detection apparatus
In an object detection apparatus 1, a window definer 11 defines a window relative to the location of a pixel in an input image 20. A classification value...
Multi-layer skin detection and fused hand pose matching
Embodiments of a system and methods for skin detection and pose determination of a hand in an image are generally described herein. A method for may include...
Dynamic hand gesture recognition using depth data
The subject disclosure is directed towards a technology by which dynamic hand gestures are recognized by processing depth data, including in real-time. In an...
Athletic performance monitoring device
The present invention provides an athletic performance monitoring device having an accelerometer configured such that it can be worn by a user close to the...
Display apparatus and control method for adjusting the eyes of a
A display apparatus is provided. The display apparatus includes a photographing unit configured to photograph the shape of a face; a detector is configured to...
Facilitating image capture and image review by visually impaired users
Techniques and mechanisms are provided for facilitating the capture and review of visual images by visually impaired users. In one implementation, these...
Fingerprint recognition methods and electronic device
An electronic device and method are provided. The fingerprint recognition method includes: obtaining a verification fingerprint image; transmitting the...
Electronic device with a fingerprint reader and method for operating the
A method for operating an electronic device is provided, in which the device detects contact with a user's finger, scans its fingerprint and sets the...
A sensor for detecting fingerprints is provided having first and second substrates, a two-dimensional array of sensing elements formed on the first substrate,...
Thin biometric detection module
There is provided a thin biometric detection module, which is advantageous in being able to detect scattered light from body tissue after the light transmitting...
Apparatus and method for contactless high resolution handprint capture
A system and method for contactless handprint capture is disclosed that includes an image capture device to capture handprint images of a subject hand at each...
Function execution method based on a user input, and electronic device
Provided is a method and apparatus for executing a function based on a user input. The method of executing a function in an electronic device includes: sensing...
Data determination device, library device, and data determination method
A data determination device includes a plurality of determination units that determine, based on respective different criteria, whether each of plural pieces of...
Integrated illumination assembly for symbology reader
Systems and methods provide an illumination assembly for a mark reader. A light transmitter is arranged in a surrounding relationship to an interior area, with...