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Provided is an apparatus for acquiring and projecting a broadband image, the apparatus including: a probe unit provided, on a probe housing of the probe unit, with a white light source unit configured to emit white light for acquiring a visible light image to a subject, a fluorescence excitation light source unit configured to emit fluorescence excitation light for acquiring an invisible light fluorescence image, and an image acquisition unit configured to receive an invisible light fluorescence image signal for the subject, and an image projection unit configured to project an image onto the subject; and an image processing unit configured to process an image received from the image acquisition unit. According to the apparatus for acquiring and projecting a broadband image, the visible light image and the invisible light fluorescence image may be simultaneously acquired and then displayed, and the acquired fluorescence image is projected onto a position where a fluorescence signal may be revealed, thus visually providing a position and shape in which the fluorescence signal is generated..
Korea Photonics Technology Institute


 Information processing apparatus and information processing system patent thumbnailInformation processing apparatus and information processing system
An information processing apparatus includes an image acquisition unit that acquires an initial image to be output by an image output apparatus; an image determining unit that determines, based on an output condition to be implemented by the image output apparatus upon outputting the initial image and image data of the initial image, whether to change the initial image to a substitute image having a higher image quality than the initial image; an image searching unit that searches for the substitute image in a case where a determination is made by the image determining unit to change the initial image to the substitute image; an output data generating unit that generates output data including image data of the substitute image found by the image searching unit; and a transmitting unit configured to transmit the output data to the image output apparatus.. .
Ricoh Company, Ltd.


 Information processing  controlling the same patent thumbnailInformation processing controlling the same
An information processing apparatus includes an image acquisition unit, a first control unit, a second control unit, and a power control unit. The first control unit performs a process for detecting a moving object using image data acquired by the image acquisition unit.
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha


 Vehicle, server and vehicle monitoring system having the same patent thumbnailVehicle, server and vehicle monitoring system having the same
A vehicle includes an image acquisition unit for acquiring an image about a surrounding of the vehicle, a travelling information acquisition unit for acquiring travelling information about the vehicle, a communication unit for transmitting the information acquired from the travelling information acquisition unit to a server and receiving information about an event related to the travelling of the vehicle from the server, and a control unit for notifying a driver of a possible change in a travelling environment of the vehicle according to the event based on the information about the event received from the communication unit.. .
Hyundai Motor Company


 Systems and methods for image-based object modeling using multiple image acquisitions or reconstructions patent thumbnailSystems and methods for image-based object modeling using multiple image acquisitions or reconstructions
Systems and methods are disclosed for integrating imaging data from multiple sources to create a single, accurate model of a patient's anatomy. One method includes receiving a representation of a target object for modeling; determining one or more first anatomical parameters of the target anatomical object from at least one of one or more first images of the target anatomical object; determining one or more second anatomical parameters of the target anatomical object from at least one of one or more second images of the target anatomical object; updating the one or more first anatomical parameters based at least on the one or more second anatomical parameters; and generating a model of the target anatomical object based on the updated first anatomical parameters..
Heartflow, Inc.


 Information processing apparatus and image processing system patent thumbnailInformation processing apparatus and image processing system
An information processing apparatus includes an acquisition control unit that acquires a plurality of image data sets of an image to be displayed in a plurality of different data formats using an image acquisition unit that acquires image data, and a determination unit that determines one image data set to be displayed by an image display unit from among the plurality of image data sets acquired in the plurality of different data formats by the acquisition control unit based on the image display unit that will display the image.. .
Ricoh Company, Ltd.


 Microscope system patent thumbnailMicroscope system
A microscope system including an optical microscope for observing a specimen, an image-acquisition portion that performs image acquisition of an image of the specimen obtained by the optical microscope, a monitor that displays the image of the specimen acquired by the image-acquisition portion, a region-of-interest setting portion that sets, in the image of the specimen, a region-of-interest that is being observed by the observer on the monitor, and an exposure control portion that controls the exposure level of the image-acquisition portion based on the brightness of the region-of-interest set in the image of the specimen by the region-of-interest setting portion.. .
Olympus Corporation


 Integration of ultrasound and x-ray modalities patent thumbnailIntegration of ultrasound and x-ray modalities
The present invention relates to image acquisition technology. In particular, the present invention relates to tracking of an object of interest in ultrasound image information.
Koninklijke Philips N.v.


 Fluorescent image acquisition device patent thumbnailFluorescent image acquisition device
A method for acquiring a fluorescent image including a step of irradiating a sample with excitation light from a position distanced from the sample to generate fluorescence, and detecting the generated fluorescence by a two-dimensional detector to obtain a fluorescent image; at least one step of irradiating the sample with excitation light in the same manner in the condition that entry of fluorescence from a part emitting the strongest fluorescence at the time when fluorescence is to be detected is substantially blocked, to obtain a fluorescent image by the two-dimensional detector; a step of integrating at least two fluorescent images including the fluorescent image obtained in the step and at least one fluorescent image obtained in the step into one image; and a step of displaying the image integrated in the step.. .
Shimadzu Corporation


 Data processor, data processing method and storage medium patent thumbnailData processor, data processing method and storage medium
According to one embodiment, a data processor includes an image acquisition module, a degradation evaluation module, a first output module and a display module. The first output module is configured to output a first trigger for performing a process for detecting the image area when the possibility is high as a result of evaluation by the degradation evaluation module, the first output module is configured to output a command for displaying the image as it is on a display when the possibility is low as a result of the evaluation..
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba


Image processing device and image processing method


A polarization image acquisition unit (11) acquires polarization images of three or more polarization directions. A feature quantity computation unit (15) computes image feature quantities on the basis of the acquired polarization images.
Sony Corporation


Image acquisition device and image acquisition image acquisition device


In this image acquisition device, a stage driving unit moves a position of a field of view of an objective lens relative to a sample at a predetermined velocity, and a two-dimensional imaging element sequentially captures an optical image of the sample at a predetermined frame rate. Therefore, time required for acquiring partial images over the entire sample is shortened.
Hamamatsu Photonics K.k.


Printed tag information recognition using multi-pose illumination to mitigate glare


Eliminate or reduce the impact of glare in printed information tag recognition applications using single- and multi-pose external illumination coupled with intelligent processing. A shelf imager can acquire shelf images for printed information tag localization and recognition.
Xerox Corporation


User interaction with information handling systems using physical objects


Methods and systems for user interaction with information handling systems include using a physical object as a virtual input device. The virtual input device may be manipulated by a user to provide user input to an information handling system.
Dell Products L.p.


Fluorescence observation apparatus


A fluorescence observation apparatus comprising a light source having a single light-emitting portion for emitting white light and excitation light simultaneously and radiates the white light and the excitation light; a light guide that guides the radiated white and excitation lights and simultaneously irradiates the white and excitation lights light onto a specimen; a white-light-image acquisition unit that receives return light of the white light coming from the specimen and acquires a white-light image; a fluorescence-image acquisition unit that receives fluorescence excited in the specimen by the excitation light and acquires a fluorescence image; an illumination-light filter that is disposed between the light-emitting portion and a radiation exit end of the light source, and satisfies the following conditional expression, pf(λw)<pf(λe), wherein pf(λw) and pf(λe) are transmittances of the illumination-light filter at a wavelength λw in a white-light band and a wavelength λe in a excitation-light band.. .
Olympus Corporation


Optical speculum


A system for direct imaging and diagnosing of abnormal cells in a target tissue includes an image acquisition system comprising a plurality of independently movable optical elements. The image acquisition system is arranged to capture at least one of a single image or multiple images or video of cells within the target tissue using at least one of bright field or dark field source divided into independently operated segments to obtain a plurality of data sets.
Illumigyn Ltd.


Method, device, and system for multipoint video communication


A method, device, and system for multipoint video communication is presented. The method includes determining whether an image acquisition target exists in an image acquisition area within a current period, and if the image acquisition target is absent from the image acquisition area within the current period, skipping reporting image information of the image acquisition area within the current period to a multipoint control unit..
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.


Image acquisition and management


A reference image of one or more objects is displayed on the display of a mobile device in a manner that allows a user of the mobile device to simultaneously view the reference image and a preview image of the one or more objects currently in a field of view of a camera of the mobile device. An indication is provided to the user of the mobile device whether the camera of the mobile device is currently located within a specified amount of a distance at which the reference image was acquired.
Ricoh Company, Ltd.


Video-frame data receiver with low frame capture rate


The present disclosure relates generally to a video frame data receiver that is capable of image acquisition at low frame rates. Such video frame data receivers may be used to capture images from diagnostic tests or assays in which lower frame capture rates are sufficient including, for example, lateral flow test strips..
Alverix, Inc.


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Video capture system, information processing terminal, video checking method, and program


Provided is a video capture system including: an information processing terminal; and an image pickup apparatus configured to be capable of communicating with the information processing terminal and capture a video in response to an instruction from the information processing terminal. The information processing terminal includes: a stop instruction unit configured to instruct the image pickup apparatus to stop capturing the video; a display still image acquisition unit configured to acquire a plurality of display still images in response to a stop instruction from the stop instruction unit, in which the plurality of display still images are extracted from the video captured by the image pickup apparatus; and a display unit configured to display a list of the plurality of display still images acquired by the display still image acquisition unit..
Jvc Kenwood Corporation


System and retail store promotional price tag detection and maintenance via heuristic classifiers


A system to detect and maintain retail store promotional price tags (ppts) includes a heuristic ppt description extractor module, a heuristic rule deriver module, a store shelf image acquisition system, a barcode locator and recognizer module, and a heuristic ppt classifier module. The heuristic ppt description extractor module extracts heuristic descriptions of ppts.
Xerox Corporation


Image acquisition and management


A reference image of one or more objects is displayed on the display of a mobile device in a manner that allows a user of the mobile device to simultaneously view the reference image and a preview image of the one or more objects currently in a field of view of a camera of the mobile device. An indication is provided to the user of the mobile device whether the camera of the mobile device is currently located within a specified amount of a distance at which the reference image was acquired.
Ricoh Company, Ltd.


Device and recognizing animal's identity by using animal nose prints


The present invention relates to an apparatus and method of an animal recognition using nose patterns, and particularly to an apparatus and method of an animal recognition comprising a body stabilizer unit to minimize movement of the subject animal for optimal nose pattern image acquisition, an image acquisition unit to obtain and store the nose pattern image, and an image recognition unit to generate, enroll, verify, and identify the raw or processed nose pattern code from the acquired nose pattern image.. .
Iscilab Corporation


Optical system and surgical microscope


An optical system images an object region with an optical beam path in an image plane of an image acquisition system. The optical system includes a first optical assembly through which the optical beam path passes and a second optical assembly arranged in the optical beam path on the side of the first optical assembly facing away from the object region.
Carl Zeiss Meditec Ag


Laser treatment apparatus


According to one embodiment, a laser treatment apparatus is configured to apply laser treatment to a patient's eye, and includes an irradiation system, an illumination system, an imaging system, an image acquisition unit, and a composite image presenting unit. The irradiation system irradiates the patient's eye with laser beams emitted from a light source.
Kabushiki Kaisha Topcon


Image processing apparatus, imaging apparatus, image processing method, and computer-readable recording medium


An image processing apparatus includes: an image acquisition unit configured to acquire a plurality of image data obtained by imaging a same subject; a saturation enhancement unit configured to execute saturation enhancement processing of enhancing saturation of at least a partial area of each of the plurality of image data; and a composite image generation unit configured to compare corresponding areas in the plurality of image data after the saturation enhancement processing to select an area having the highest saturation, and execute composition processing of generating composite image data formed of the selected area.. .
Olympus Corporation


Digital movie projection system and method


A digital movie projection system and method is disclosed, wherein the digital movie projection system comprises a projector system and an image acquisition and analysis system; the projector system is provided therein with a video input module (such as an imb integrated media module), an image optimization processing module, and a video output module (such as an icp integrated control module); and the image optimization processing module is electrically connected to the video input and output modules and the image acquisition and analysis system provided outside the projector system, respectively. The image optimization processing module and the video input and output modules are integrated in the projector system, and the image optimization processing module is electrically connected to the video input and output modules respectively and built in the projector system, ensuring the security and stability of image information throughout the movie projection process..
China Film Digital Giant Screen (beijing) Co., Ltd .


Method for detecting microorganism having fluorescent characteristics with respect to specific wavelength


A method for determining a number of individuals of microorganisms included in a sample using an optical apparatus, comprising steps of: collecting, by the image acquisition unit, light radiated by microorganisms which radiate only light of a specific wavelength range and are included in the sample; generating, by the image acquisition unit, an image of the collected image; displaying, by the image processing unit, the image generated by the image acquisition unit on a screen, analyzing each of pixels forming the screen on which the image has been displayed, and classifying a plurality of pixels which belongs to the pixels included in the screen and continuously emit light to be a single object; and calculating, by the image processing unit, a total number of objects classified in the screen.. .
Korea Oceanic And Atmospheric System Technology (koast)


Optical system for an image acquisition device


An optical system for an image acquisition device comprises an image sensor comprising an array of pixels including pixels sensitive to ir wavelengths for acquiring an image. A lens assembly includes a collecting lens surface with an optical axis, the lens assembly being arranged to focus ir light received from a given object distance on the sensor surface.
Fotonation Limited


Image acquisition device and image acquisition image acquisition device


In an image acquisition device, imaging is performed using an imaging element capable of rolling reading an optical image of a sample irradiated with instantaneous light. Therefore, the image can be captured with a sufficient s/n ratio even when the optical image is weak.
Hamamatsu Photonics K.k.


Automated segmentation of tri-plane images for real time ultrasonic imaging


An ultrasonic diagnostic imaging system and method enable the automatic acquisition of standard view planes of the heart in real time, such as the ap4, ap3, and ap2 views. A 3d image of the heart is acquired and the processed in conjunction with a geometrical heart model.
Koninklijke Philips N.v.


System and electromechanical activation of arrhythmias


Systems and methods for detecting electromechanical wave propagation within a body structure of a patient in a series of image frames representing movement the body structure are provided. Image data is acquired comprising a series of image frames corresponding to the movement of a body structure.
The Trustees Of Columbia University In The City Of New York


Image acquisition device, and imaging device


An image acquisition system 1 includes: a light source 3 which outputs illumination light; an optical scanner 7 which scans a sample s with the illumination light; an optical scanner control unit 9; a detection optical system 15, 17 which focuses fluorescence from the sample s; an imaging device 19 which has a light receiving surface 19c in which a plurality of pixel rows 19d are arranged, and an imaging control section 19b, and which can perform signal readout of each of the plurality of pixel rows 19d from the light receiving surface 19c; and a calculation unit 21 which calculates an interval of signal readout between adjacent pixel rows 19d, based on a moving speed of an illuminated region on the light receiving surface 19c; the imaging control section 19b controls signal readout of each pixel row 19d, based on the interval of the signal readout thus calculated.. .
Hamamatsu Photonics K.k.


Method, transmission unit, system and computer program for wireless communication between a camera and at least one remote flash device


The present invention generally relates to the field of communication between electronic devices used for photography. In particular, the invention relates to a method, transmission unit, system and computer program for wireless communication between a camera and at least one remote flash device, such as photoflash units and related equipment.
Profoto Ab


Pattern matching using a lamella of known shape for automated s/tem acquisition and metrology


A method for automatically imaging in an electron microscope (sem, tem or stem) features in a region of interest in a lamella without prior knowledge of the features to be imaged, thereby enabling multiple electron microscope images to be obtained by stepping from the first image location without requiring the use of image recognition of individual image features. By eliminating the need for image recognition, substantial increases in image acquisition rates may be obtained..
Fei Company


Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and storage medium


An information processing apparatus includes an image acquisition unit configured to acquire an image obtained by imaging a target object onto which a pattern having a bright portion and a dark portion is projected by a projection unit, an allocation unit configured to allocate, to a pixel in the image, a label corresponding to luminance of the pixel by referring to a characteristic of the pattern, and a correspondence relationship derivation unit configured to derive a correspondence relationship between a position of the pattern in a projection plane of the projection unit and a position of the pattern in the acquired image and a three-dimensional coordinate derivation unit configured to derive three-dimensional coordinates of a surface of the target object based on the derived correspondence relationship.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha


Device for determining a tilt angle of at least one mirror of a lithography system, and method


An apparatus for establishing a tilt angle of at least one mirror of a lithography installation is disclosed. The apparatus includes a pattern generating device (6) for generating a pattern.
Carl Zeiss Smt Gmbh


Systems and methods for lensless image acquisition


Image-sensing devices include odd-symmetry gratings that cast interference patterns over a photodetector array. Grating features offer considerable insensitivity to the wavelength of incident light, and also to the manufactured distance between the grating and the photodetector array.
Rambus Inc.


Devices, systems, and methods for single-shot high-resolution multispectral image acquisition


Systems, methods, and devices for generating high-resolution multispectral light-field images are described. The systems and devices a main lens include a microlens array, a multispectral-filter array that comprises spectral filters that filter light in different wavelengths, and a sensor that is configured to detect incident light.
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha


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Vision sensor, system, and image processing, and vision based interactive device


A vision based sensor, image processing method and system, and an interactive device including the same are provided. The sensor includes an optical lens, an image acquisition chip that captures image resolution below a first threshold, and a micro-controller.
Morpx Inc.


Image processing device, image display device, image processing method, and medium


The purpose of the present invention is to make a facial expression when the eyes are moved more natural. An image processing device (100) is provided with the following: an image acquisition unit (5a) for acquiring an image that includes the eyes; an iris detection unit (5c) for detecting from the acquired image the iris region of the eyes; and an eye image generation unit (5f) for supplementing a deficient portion of the iris region so that the shape of the detected iris region becomes substantially circular..
Casio Computer Co., Ltd.


Image acquisition device for the visual inspection of the inner surface of a tire, and associated method


An apparatus for acquiring images of an interior surface of a tire includes at least one image acquisition module. Each image acquisition module is provided with a lighting source, an image acquisition device, and a reflector.
Michelin Recherche Techique S.a.


Disease analysis apparatus, control method, and program


An image acquisition unit (2020) acquires an analysis image. The analysis image is an image in which a plurality of cell nuclei in a lesion of a target person are captured.
Keio University


Supply device and a mobile imaging device


A device and method are provided for supplying a medium to an object of interest, such as a patient to be scanned for image acquisition. The device comprises an arc-shaped member and a support for said arc-shaped member, wherein the arc-shaped member is configured to support a radiation source on one end and a detector on another end to scan the object of interest, and the support comprises a gantry with a rotatable support arm supporting the arc-shaped member.
General Electric Company


Image diagnosis device for photographing breast by using matching of tactile image and near-infrared image and aquiring breast tissue image


According to an image diagnosis device for photographing a breast by using the matching of a tactile image and a near-infrared image and a method for acquiring a breast tissue image, provided in the present invention, a tactile image and a near-infrared image are simultaneously acquired through a tactile image acquisition unit and a near-infrared image acquisition unit, the acquired images are mapped to a pre-stored breast model so as to match the two images, and a simple, economic and accurate early diagnosis for a breast cancer is enabled without any help from a doctor by simultaneously deriving an elasticity distribution and a hemoglobin distribution of the breast.. .
Dg Tech Holdings Co.,ltd


Smart lighting device, and smart lighting control system and method


The present disclosure provides a smart lighting device, and a smart lighting control system and method. The smart lighting device includes a wireless communication module, a control module, an image acquisition module configured to collect images/videos near the smart lighting device in real-time and to send the images/videos to the control module for analysis, and a microphone module configured to have operation modes including a sleep mode and a monitor mode to receive a control signal from the control module to switch between the operation modes, and to collect audio signals in the surrounding area of the smart lighting device when operated at the monitor mode.
Sengled Optoelectronics Co., Ltd


Optical imaging system for 3d image acquisition apparatus and 3d image acquisition apparatus including the optical imaging system


An optical imaging system for a three-dimensional image acquisition apparatus includes an object lens which focuses light, a first image sensor which senses light in a visible light band of the light focused by the object lens, and a second image sensor which senses light in an infrared ray band of light transmitted through the first image sensor. A three-dimensional image acquisition apparatus includes the optical imaging system for a three-dimensional image acquisition apparatus..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


Low-power imager with autosensing function


An imager includes a flat panel configured to collect charges when the imager operates in a full-power charge integration mode. The imager switches to a low-power standby mode immediately after each image acquisition in the full-power charge integration mode.
Varian Medical Systems, Inc


In-time registration of temporally separated image acquisition


Embodiments facilitate in-time registration of temporally separated image acquisition sessions to obtain highly comparable images without physical restraint of the camera and/or subject. For example, while displaying a live view being acquired of a subject in real time in a viewfinder window of an image acquisition system, a live position of the system can be measured, a real-time offset can be computed between the live position and a guide position (corresponding to a position from which a prior image of the subject was acquired at a prior acquisition time), and a guide can be overlaid on the viewfinder window to indicate a real-time positional offset between the live view and the prior image according to the real-time offset.

Information presentation system


An information presentation system comprising a control device is provided. The control device executes an image acquisition function to acquire a captured image around a vehicle captured by an onboard camera, a delay state determination function to determine a delay state using a delay time of wireless communication between an onboard apparatus and a terminal apparatus, a predicted image generation function to calculate a position of the vehicle after the delay time on a basis of state information of the vehicle and generate a predicted image using the captured image that has been acquired so as to predict the predicted image to be captured by the camera at the calculated position of the vehicle and a presentation function to present the predicted image..
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.


Automated extended depth of field imaging apparatus and method


An imaging apparatus and method enables an automated extended depth of field capability that automates and simplifies the process of creating extended depth of field images. An embodiment automates the acquisition of an image “stack” or sequence and stores metadata at the time of image acquisition that facilitates production of a composite image having an extended depth of field from at least a portion of the images in the acquired sequence.
Applied Minds, Llc


Image processing apparatus, image processing system, and image processing method


A document image reading section is configured to read, among documents constituting a book, an image of a document of one page of the book. A document image checking section is configured to check the read image of the read document against registered images of documents stored in a server to determine whether or not the registered image matching the read image exists.
Kyocera Document Solutions Inc.


Information presentation device, stereo camera system, and information presentation method


The information presentation device has an image acquisition unit, a parameter deriving unit, an abnormality detection unit, and the presentation unit. The image acquisition unit acquires a first image which is captured by a first imaging device and a second image which is captured by a second imaging device.
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.


System and image-based structural health monitoring suitable for structures having uncertain load conditions and support conditions


An image-based structural health monitoring system and method are disclosed herein. The image-based structural health monitoring system includes a marker image acquisition unit, a marker coordinate calculation unit, a shape function determination unit, and a structural health evaluation unit.
Industry-academic Cooperation Foundation, Yonsei University


Intra-oral image acquisition alignment


Systems and methods are presented for assisting in providing consistent alignment of a handheld intra-oral imaging device for a series of images. Live image data of the patient is received from the intra-oral image capture device and displayed on the display.
Dental Imaging Technologies Corporation


System and context-aware imaging


A method generates images based on context-aware imaging. The method includes acquiring a first image of a patient using first image acquisition parameters.
Koninklijke Philips N.v.


Inspection method and inspection line for tires


A tire inspection line includes first and second inspection posts and a transfer apparatus. The first post is for macroscopic inspection and includes a driver for rotating a tire, a macro-image acquisition device for acquiring a macroscopic image of the tire, and a first processor for analyzing the macroscopic image by digital image processing, comparing the macroscopic image with a reference image, and detecting deviations in shape.
Michelin Recherche Et Technique S.a.


Ophthalmologic apparatus, image processing method, and medium


A disclosed ophthalmologic apparatus includes an image acquisition unit configured to acquire a fundus image of an eye to be examined on the basis of returning light from a fundus that is obtained by irradiating the fundus of the eye with light; and a correction unit configured to correct the fundus image in accordance with a degree of clouding of a clouded portion of the eye such that, among color components contained in the fundus image, a ratio of a color component, in the fundus image, that is scattered by a clouded portion of the eye at a higher rate increases against a ratio of another color component.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha


Method, transmission unit, system and computer program for wireless communication between a camera and at least one remote flash device


The present invention generally relates to the field of communication between electronic devices used for photography. In particular, the invention relates to a method, transmission unit, system and computer program for wireless communication between a camera and at least one remote flash device, such as photoflash units and related equipment.
Profoto Ab


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Three dimensional localization of a moving target for adaptive radiation therapy


The present disclosure relates to systems, methods, and computer-readable storage media for segmenting medical image. Embodiments of the present disclosure may locate a target in a three-dimensional (3d) volume.
Impac Medical Systems, Inc.


Systems and methods for identifying medical image acquisition parameters


Systems and methods are disclosed for identifying image acquisition parameters. One method includes receiving a patient data set including one or more reconstructions, one or more preliminary scans or patient information, and one or more acquisition parameters; computing one or more patient characteristics based on one or both of one or more preliminary scans and the patient information; computing one or more image characteristics associated with the one or more reconstructions; grouping the patient data set with one or more other patient data sets using the one or more patient characteristics; and identifying one or more image acquisition parameters suitable for the patient data set using the one or more image characteristics, the grouping of the patient data set with one or more other patient data sets, or a combination thereof..
Heartflow, Inc.


Medical image classification system, medical image classification method, and medical image classification apparatus


A medical image classification system includes an acceptance apparatus, a medical image acquisition apparatus, and a medical image classification apparatus. The acceptance apparatus includes an acceptor that accepts the input of patient identification information and medium identification information, and a first storage that stores first association information.
Casio Computer Co., Ltd.


Array level fourier ptychographic imaging


In one aspect an imaging system includes: an illumination system including an array of light sources; an optical system including one or more lens arrays, each of the lens arrays including an array of lenses, each of the lenses in each of the one or more lens arrays in alignment with a corresponding set of light sources of the array of light sources; an imaging system including an array of image sensors, each of the image sensors in alignment with a corresponding lens or set of lenses of the one or more lens arrays, each of the image sensors configured to acquire image data based on the light received from the corresponding lens or set of lenses; a plate receiver system capable of receiving a multi-well plate including an array of wells, the plate receiver system configured to align each of the wells with a corresponding one of the image sensors; and a controller configured to control the illumination of the light sources and the acquisition of image data by the image sensors, the controller further configured to perform: an image acquisition process including a plurality of scans, each scan associated with a unique pattern of illumination, each of the image sensors configured to generate an image for a respective one of the wells during each scan; and an image reconstruction process during which the controller performs a fourier ptychographic operation to generate a reconstructed image for each of the wells based on the image data captured for the respective well during each of the scans.. .
California Institute Of Technology


Estimated route presentation apparatus and estimated route presentation method


An estimated route presentation apparatus including a control device is provided. The control device executes an image acquisition function to acquire a captured image captured by a camera provided on the vehicle, an estimated route calculation function to: detect an end part of a diagram displayed on a road surface from an image of the road surface included in the captured image; obtain a center of gyration of the vehicle traveling, on the basis of changes in the direction and distance of the movement of the end part as the vehicle travels; and calculate an estimated route of the vehicle with reference to the center of gyration, and a presentation control function to present the calculated estimated route..
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.


Three dimensional localization and tracking for adaptive radiation therapy


The present disclosure relates to systems, methods, and computer-readable storage media for segmenting medical image. Embodiments of the present disclosure may locate and track a moving, three-dimensional (3d) target in a patient undergoing image-guided radiation therapy.
Impac Medical Systems, Inc.


Medical imaging apparatus and control the same


The medical imaging apparatus includes a medical image acquisition unit acquiring medical image data of an object and a memory unit storing output image information of display device and display device information including the type of display device outputting a medical image of the object.. .

Lens system for high quality visible image acquisition and infra-red iris image acquisition


This disclosure is directed to systems and methods for acquiring ir light and visible light images. A lens may be configured to operate in at least a first configuration and a second configuration.
Eyelock Llc


Vehicle, controlling the same and gesture recognition apparatus therein


Provided is a vehicle including a storage unit that stores a vein pattern lookup table including a plurality of reference vein pattern images according to a rotation angle of a driver's hand. The vehicle also includes an image acquisition unit that acquires a driver's image including an image of the driver's hand.
Hyundai Motor Company


Verification methods and systems for use in computer directed assembly and manufacture


Verification methods, systems, and computer program products verify the completion of assembly instructions used in light-manufacturing. Using position guides in a user interface, an in-use component is aligned and ready for verification through a first set of images of the in-use component.
Paramit Corporation


Method and device for generating an energy-resolved x-ray image with adapted energy threshold


A method for generating an energy-resolved x-ray image is proposed, usable e.g. For mammography or ct applications.
Koninklijke Philips N.v.


Image processing device and markers


An image processing device (10) comprises the following: an image acquisition unit (1) for acquiring an image in which markers for calibration are captured; an edge detection unit (2) for detecting the edges of the markers in the image; a polygon generating unit (3) for estimating a plurality of straight lines on the basis of the edges and generating a virtual polygon region that is surrounded by the plurality of straight lines, the generation being carried out in the image in a region thereof including regions other than those where markers are installed; and a camera parameter calculation unit (4) for calculating camera parameters on the basis of the characteristic amount, with respect to the image, of the virtual polygon region and the characteristic amount, with respect to real space, of the virtual polygon region.. .
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.


Board production work method, board imaging conditions determination method, and board production work device


A board production work method which includes a position detection process which detects an arrangement position of a detection target provided on a printed circuit board, and a work executing process which subjects the printed circuit board to predetermined production work based on the detected arrangement position, in which the position detection process includes an image acquisition step of imaging the printed circuit board under multiple imaging conditions and acquiring multiple items of original image data containing luminance values of each pixel arranged in two-dimensional coordinates, a difference calculation step of using two of the multiple items of original image data as calculation targets, calculating differences between luminance values of pixels with same coordinate values, and acquiring difference image data which is formed of luminance difference values of each of the pixels, and a position determination step of determining the arrangement position based on the difference image data.. .
Fuji Machine Mfg. Co., Ltd.


Drug verification device, drug verification system and drug verification method


A drug collation device 10 includes a registered image acquisition unit 12 that acquires an image of a drug as a registered image on the basis of prescription information 22, a collation image acquisition unit 14 that acquires an image of a drug to be collated as a collation image, a similarity calculation unit 16 that calculates similarities between partial images in each corresponding divided region among a plurality of divided regions of the registered image acquired by the registered image acquisition unit 12 and a plurality of divided regions of the collation image acquired by the collation image acquisition unit 14, and a determination unit 18 that determines whether the drug indicated by the registered image and the drug indicated by the collation image are the same type, on the basis of the lowest similarity among a plurality of similarities calculated by the similarity calculation unit 16.. .
Fujifilm Corporation


Image acquisition device and image processing method and system


An image acquisition device and an image processing method and system are provided. The image acquisition device includes a first dual-camera device and a second dual-camera device.
Boe Technology Group Co., Ltd.


Method, transmission unit, system and computer program for wireless communication between a camera and at least one remote flash device


The present invention generally relates to the field of communication between electronic devices used for photography. In particular, the invention relates to a method, transmission unit, system and computer program for wireless communication between a camera and at least one remote flash device, such as photoflash units and related equipment.
Profoto Ab


Disease characterization from fused pathology and radiology data


Methods and apparatus associated with distinguishing invasive adenocarcinoma (ia) from in situ adenocarcinoma (ais) are described. One example apparatus includes a set of logics, and a data store that stores three dimensional (3d) radiological images of tissue demonstrating ia or ais.
Case Western Reserve University


Differential atlas for cancer assessment


Methods and apparatus associated with producing a quantification of differences associated with biochemical recurrence (bcr) in a region of tissue demonstrating prostate cancer (pca) are described. One example apparatus includes a set of logics, and a data store that stores a set of magnetic resonance (mr) images acquired from a population of subjects.
Case Western Reserve University


Method and system for filtering image noise out


The present invention discloses a method and system for filtering image noise; the system includes: an image acquisition unit, a judgment unit, a first filtering unit, a second filtering unit and a selecting unit; the steps includes: selecting a pixel in one of the color channels in yuv image to detect; according to all the pixels in the n*m matrix which centers on the pixel currently detected, judging whether the pixel is in a flat region; and if the pixel is in a flat region, according to the y-component of all the pixels inside the n*m matrix, calculating and outputting the filtering strength parameter of the pixel, and then filtering the pixel according to the filtering strength parameter; the positive effects of the mentioned technical scheme are: easy in calculation; retaining image details efficiently, restoring the original color of image and improving the quality of the filtered image after filtering.. .
Spreadtrum Communications (tianjin) Co., Ltd.


Information processing apparatus and information processing method


There is provided an information processing apparatus including an image acquisition unit configured to acquire a captured image of users, a determination unit configured to determine an operator from among the users included in the acquired captured image, and a processing unit configured to conduct a process based on information about user line of sight corresponding to the determined operator.. .
Sony Corporation


Blood flow control in-vivo imaging and other applications


A method of and device for acquiring in-vivo images or quantitative/qualitative data (perfusion, blood flow, vascularization, contrast enhancement, selective blood supply management) of interior parts of the human body (20) is described, using an imaging system (21) and including the steps of positioning the body (20) relatively to the imaging system (21), applying a respiratory resistance device (10) to the respiratory system of the body (20), and performing an image acquisition step during or concomitantly an inhalation/inspiration/suction or exhalation/valsalva/expiration phase, during which the body provides suction or exhalation against a resistance as provided by the respiratory resistance device (10).. .

Adaptive image acquisition and display using multi-focal display


Multiframe reconstruction combines a set of acquired images into a reconstructed image. Here, which images to acquire are selected based at least in part on the content of previously acquired images.

Real time assessment of picture quality


A computerized method for computing the photo quality of a captured image in a device image acquisition system, comprising on-board combining of a plurality of quality indicators computed from said captured image and its previous image frames quality indicators and a confidence level for at least one of said quality indicators, and using a processor to determine, based on said combining, whether photo quality is acceptable and taking differential action depending on whether quality is or is not acceptable.. .

Imaging device


Provided is an imaging device, including: an image acquisition unit for acquiring a plurality of images having different focal positions; an orientation acquisition unit for acquiring orientation information of the image acquisition unit; and an image processing unit for generating, from the plurality of images, an image having a depth of field which is enlarged compared to a depth of field of one of the plurality of images, in which a focal position setting value by which the focal position is determined is provided, and the focal position setting value is corrected based on the orientation information.. .

Microlens array imaging device and imaging method


A microlens array imaging device includes a main lens, a microlens array containing a plurality of microlenses, and an image acquisition unit. The main lens projects a first image of an object for the plurality of microlenses, each of which projects a second image of the first image on the image acquisition unit.

Driving safety system and barrier screening method thereof


A driving safety system mounted in a vehicle includes an image acquisition module and a distance detection module connected to a vehicle-mounted computer and respectively acquiring at least one piece of barrier information and at least one frame of image information. The vehicle-mounted computer analyzes the barrier information and the image information, constantly receives barrier information in the course of driving, and performs a screen and analysis algorithm to screen out noise from the surrounding environment and a comparison analysis algorithm to eliminate noise reflected from objects on the ground, to accurately acquire front target information.

Information processing device that implements image processing, and image processing method


The present invention provides an information processing device in which a degradation process of an input image is accurately estimated and a dictionary necessary for generating a desired restored image from the input image can be obtained. The information processing device is provided with: an image acquisition means that acquires a plurality of study images and an input image; and an estimation means that, on the basis of similarity between an arbitrary region of the input image and each of a plurality of degradation images in a case where regions of the study images corresponding to the arbitrary region are degraded on the basis of each of the plurality of degradation processes, outputs an estimated degradation process corresponding to the degradation process corresponding to the region of the input image..

Internet payment system using credit card imaging


A system and a method for conducting credit card transactions through a mobile device of a user. The mobile device comprises an image acquisition unit and a mobile application operated by the mobile device.

Image processing device, image processing method, and image processing system


An image acquisition unit acquires an image captured by a first imaging device provided in a hmd for presenting an image observed when a three-dimensional image in a virtual three-dimensional space is projected onto a real-world setting, the first imaging device being configured to visualize an area including a field of view of a user wearing the hmd. A marker detection unit detects a marker included in the image captured by the first imaging device and acquired by the image acquisition unit.

Method and device for local stabilization of a radiation spot on a remote target object


A method for local stabilization of a radiation spot on a remote target object, where the radiation spot is formed by a high energy laser beam that is aimed at the target object by a high energy radiation emitter, the includes illuminating the target object is illuminated by an illumination beam that is aimed at the target object by an illumination device. The method also includes receiving, by an image acquisition device, radiation reflected by the target object that is illuminated by the illumination beam, where the radiation reflected by the target object to the image acquisition device passes through the same optical path as the high energy laser beam.

Fluorescent image acquisition and projection real-time visualization of invisible fluorescent signal


A fluorescent image acquisition and projection method includes the steps of generating, by a plurality of light sources, invisible fluorescence under control of a control device and obtaining, by a detection unit, a signal of an invisible fluorescent image from a target object. The method further includes the steps of receiving from the detection unit and processing the invisible fluorescent image signal of the target object into a visible fluorescent signal, transmitting the visible fluorescent signal to a projector unit, and projecting, by the projector unit, the visible fluorescent signal onto the target object..

Apparatus and determining the orientation of anatomical cornea structures


An apparatus for determining an orientation of anatomical cornea structures includes: a lighting device, configured to direct a first luminous radiation, polarized with an orientable polarization direction, towards a cornea, when the cornea is in an observation seat; a control device, configured to modify an orientation of the polarization direction; an image acquisition device, arranged so as to receive a second luminous radiation, transmitted through the cornea arranged in the observation seat and illuminated by the first luminous radiation; and an acquisition polarizing filter, arranged so as to intercept the second luminous radiation directed towards the image acquisition device.. .

Vehicle circumference monitoring apparatus


A vehicle circumference monitoring apparatus includes: an image acquisition section that acquires captured image data output from an imaging section that is provided in a vehicle and images a circumference of the vehicle; a state acquisition section that acquires vehicle state data output from a vehicle state detection section that is provided in the vehicle and detects at least a roll state of the vehicle; a setting section that sets a center of rotation to rotate a display image depending on the roll state if the display image is displayed on a display device based on the captured image data; an image adjustment section that rotates a display state of the display image about the center of rotation that is set depending on the roll state; and an output section that outputs the display image to the display device.. .

Method and device for acquiring stream of the precisely time-stamped images


Method and device for acquiring stream of the precisely time-stamped images, including the modulated light source, controlled by the absolute global real-time-base (e.g. Provided by global navigation satellite system (gnss) controller) and the image acquisition and processing unit, decoding the light modulation waveform and determining the time-stamp for every image frame.

Image creation method, a computer-readable storage medium, and an image creation apparatus


An image capture apparatus includes an original image acquisition unit, a facial image creation unit, a theme decision unit, a face part replacement unit, and an animation character image creation unit. The original image acquisition unit acquires an original image as a target for processing.

Method and device for local stabilization of a radiation spot on a remote target object


A method for local stabilization of a radiation spot on a remote target object, where the radiation spot is formed by a high energy laser beam that is aimed at the target object by a high energy radiation emitter, includes illuminating the target object by an illumination beam that is aimed at the target object by an illumination device. The method also includes receiving, by an image acquisition device, radiation reflected by the target object that is illuminated by the illumination beam, where the radiation reflected by the target object to the image acquisition device passes through the same optical path as the high energy laser beam.

Method and system for guided ultrasound image acquisition


An exemplary system includes a navigation system, an imaging system, and a data acquisition and analysis system. The exemplary system provides actively guidance for ultrasound image acquisition based on position information provided by the navigation system at different times (e.g., before and after an interventional procedure), to ensure that image data is collected at the same location within the object of interest (e.g., a target region of the interventional procedure) using the same probe posture (e.g., location and/or orientation)..

Image acquisition apparatus, biological body information acquisition apparatus, and electronic apparatus


An image acquisition apparatus includes an imaging section including a light receiving device and a light emitting section that is superimposed on the imaging section and illuminates a subject. The light emitting section includes a light transmissive first substrate, a light emitting device provided on the device substrate, a barrier section as a resin layer that defines a light emitting region in the light emitting device, and a light transmissive portion that transmits light reflected off the illuminated subject and guides the reflected light to the light receiving device, and the barrier section contains an insulating resin material and a light absorbing material.

Image signal output apparatus and image signal transmission/reception system


An image signal output apparatus includes: a stereoscopic image generation unit that is provided with a first image signal that represents a first image and a second image signal that represents a second image with a parallax relative to the first image and that generates a stereoscopic image signal, wherein the first image is provided from a first image acquisition unit that picks up an image of a subject, and the second image is provided from a second image acquisition unit; a two-dimensional image signal generation unit that generates a two-dimensional image signal based on the first image signal or the second image signal; and a switching unit that can switch, for each of a plurality of output units, which image signal of the stereoscopic image signal and the two-dimensional image signal is supplied to which of the plurality of output units.. .

Image generation method and apparatus, and mobile terminal


The embodiments of the present disclosure provide an image generation method and apparatus and a mobile terminal. The image generation method includes: acquiring an initial image by using an image acquisition member; generating at least two layers including a processing layer having an object to be processed and a background layer for background display, based on the initial image; processing the object to be processed to obtain a processed processing layer, and/or processing the background layer to obtain a processed background layer; and merging the at least two layers including the processed processing layer and/or the processed background layer to obtain an image.
Sony Corporation


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A color image acquisition


An imaging system color image acquisition including: an image sensor; a tunable spectral filter arranged in an optical path of light propagation towards the image sensor; and a controller connected to the image sensor and to the tunable spectral filter. The controller is configured and operable for generating a colored image by sequentially operating the tunable spectral filter for sequentially filtering light passing towards the image sensor with three or more different spectral filtering curves during three or more corresponding integration time durations.
Technology Innovation Momentum Fund (israel) Limited Partnership


Driver check apparatus


A driver check apparatus includes: a face image acquisition portion that obtains a face image of a driver in a vehicle; an extraction portion that extracts a face orientation and/or a sight direction of the driver, based on the face image obtained by the face image acquisition portion while the vehicle is stopped; and a first determination portion that determines whether the face orientation and/or the sight direction extracted by the extraction portion is within a predetermined visual recognition range in which a passenger in the vehicle is visually recognized.. .
Denso Corporation






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