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 Systems and methods for picture quality monitoring patent thumbnailnew patent Systems and methods for picture quality monitoring
A receiving device performs an action that results in a corrective measure being taken to address a picture quality issue detected in real time in the frames currently being displayed on a television or other device. The receiving device or a remote system compares indications of video frames currently being displayed to stored video frames for that program to detect macroblocking or a frozen video frame.
Echostar Technologies L.l.c.


 High speed autofocus system patent thumbnailnew patent High speed autofocus system
A method and apparatus for optimizing inspection high-speed optical inspection of parts using intelligent image analysis to determine optimal focus using high numerical aperture (na) optics, achieve a superior signal-to-noise ratio, resolution, and inspection speed performance with very limited depth of field lenses.. .
Rudolph Technologies, Inc.


 Image analysis systems and related methods patent thumbnailnew patent Image analysis systems and related methods
Embodiments disclosed herein are directed to systems and methods for determining a presence and an amount of an analyte in a biological sample. The systems and methods for determining the presence of an analyte utilize a plurality of images of a sample slide including multiple fields-of-view having multiple focal planes therein.
Tokitae Llc


 Image processing device, image processing method and recording medium patent thumbnailnew patent Image processing device, image processing method and recording medium
In the image processing device, the method and the recording medium, the characteristic information extractor extracts the shooting time of the still image. The image analysis condition determiner sets the image analysis condition for the portion of the moving image which portion was shot within the shooting time range covering certain periods of time before and after the shooting time of the still image, to be rougher than that for others.
Fujifilm Corporation


 Image processing device, image processing method and recording medium patent thumbnailnew patent Image processing device, image processing method and recording medium
In the image processing device, the method and the recording medium according to the present invention, the characteristic information extractor extracts the number of times the same subject appears in the still images. The target object detector detects the target subject which appears the number of times not less than the threshold value.
Fujifilm Corporation


 Method, system and electronic device for diet management patent thumbnailnew patent Method, system and electronic device for diet management
An electronic device, a system and a method for diet management based on image analysis are provided. The system includes a computer and a database.
Industrial Technology Research Institute


 Image analysis apparatus and image analysis method patent thumbnailnew patent Image analysis apparatus and image analysis method
An image analysis apparatus is applied to an on-vehicle camera that captures an image of a predetermined monitoring region oriented in a predetermined direction referenced to a vehicle, to analyze an image captured by the on-vehicle camera. The image analysis apparatus includes (i) a storage section that stores a feature quantity of a monitoring region image obtained when an image of the monitoring region is captured by the on-vehicle camera, (ii) an extraction section that acquires an image captured by the on-vehicle camera and extracts a feature quantity of the image captured by the on-vehicle camera, and (iii) a notification section that compares the feature quantity of the image captured by the on-vehicle camera against the feature quantity of the monitoring region image to perform determination whether the on-vehicle camera is mounted in an abnormal position, and notifies a result of the determination..
Denso Corporation


 Near-infrared spectrum imaging  diagnosis of depth and area of burn skin necrosis patent thumbnailnew patent Near-infrared spectrum imaging diagnosis of depth and area of burn skin necrosis
A near-infrared spectrum imaging system for diagnosis of the depth and the area of burn skin necrosis comprises a spectrum imager and a computer controlled system. The spectrum imaging system comprises a light source (101), an optical lens (102), a filter (103), a driving controller (105a, 105b, 104), and a ccd camera (106).
Chongquing Southwest Hosptial


 System, method and article for normalization and enhancement of tissue images patent thumbnailnew patent System, method and article for normalization and enhancement of tissue images
In medical imaging, a fiducial marker facilitates tissue image correlation that allows for image analysis, normalization and correction of the optical exposure and spectral and spatial distribution in order to compensate for the surface reflections, sub surface tissue interactions and spatial orientation of the excitation and imaging axes to the subject tissue. Using a cross comparison, clinicians can model tissue image data in different forms in order to reference and compare data from various spectral components and or from different images.
Cernoval, Inc.


 Accelerating image analysis and machine learning through in-flash image preparation and pre-processing patent thumbnailAccelerating image analysis and machine learning through in-flash image preparation and pre-processing
A system, method and device for processing video/image objects within a storage device. A device is disclosed that includes: a storage media; and a video/image processing engine for processing video/image objects based on a set of parameters provided by a host, wherein the video/image processing engine includes, for example: a decryption system for decrypting encrypted video/image objects; a bitstream decompression system; a content decompression system; and a resolution processing system that compares a resolution of raw image data with a requested resolution specified in the set of parameters..
Scaleflux


Systems and methods for picture quality monitoring

A receiving device performs an action that results in a corrective measure being taken to address a picture quality issue detected in real time in the frames currently being displayed on a television or other device. The receiving device or a remote system compares indications of video frames currently being displayed to stored video frames for that program to detect macroblocking or a frozen video frame.
Echostar Technologies L.l.c.

Rapid measurement of formed blood component sedimentation rate from small sample volumes

Devices and methods are described for measuring formed blood component sedimentation rate. Some of the methods may use (1) centrifugal techniques for separating red blood cells from plasma and (2) video and/or still imaging capability.
Theranos, Inc.

Display device and control method

Provided is a display device including an imaging unit that captures a moving image in a predetermined range in an image display direction, a moving body detection unit that detects whether or not a moving body is present in a predetermined range in the image display direction, an image analysis unit that analyzes the moving image captured by the imaging unit to detect whether or not a face is present, and a power control unit that controls power consumption with different patterns according to a plurality of modes that are set by combining whether or not the face detected by the image analysis unit is present and whether or not the moving body detected by the detection unit is present.. .
Sony Corporation

Intelligent atlas for automatic image analysis of magnetic resonance imaging

A non-invasive imaging system, including an imaging scanner suitable to generate an imaging signal from a tissue region of a subject under observation, the tissue region having at least one substructure; a signal processing system in communication with the imaging scanner to receive the imaging signal from the imaging scanner; and a data storage unit in communication with the signal processing system, wherein the data storage unit stores an anatomical atlas comprising data encoding spatial information of the at least one substructure in the tissue region, and a pathological atlas corresponding to an abnormality of the tissue region, wherein the signal processing system is adapted to automatically identify, using the imaging signal, the anatomical atlas, and the pathological atlas, a presence of the abnormality or a pre-cursor abnormality in the subject under observation.. .
The Johns Hopkins University

Identification of uncommon objects in containers

A system for identifying in an image an object that is commonly found in a collection of images and for identifying a portion of an image that represents an object based on a consensus analysis of segmentations of the image. The system collects images of containers that contain objects for generating a collection of common objects within the containers.
Lawrence Livermore National Security, Llc

Method and cervical image analysis with improved reliability

The invention relates to a method and an apparatus for cervical image analysis, wherein a transformation zone is identified in an acetic acid image by registering with its lugol's iodine counterpart. Then, regions in the transformation zone which show significant changes in whiteness are identified as aceto-white regions and registered with the corresponding lugol's iodine image, and it is determined if the identified regions in the lugol's iodine image are iodine negative or positive.
Koninklijke Philips N.v.

System and image analysis for automated asset identification

A system and method are provided that capture an image of an asset and analyze the captured image to identify an indicia on the asset. The indicia is used, after identification, to identify the asset.
General Electric Company

Systems and methods for imaging

An imaging device has a light field imager and a processor. The light field imager includes a microlens array, and a light field sensor positioned proximate to the microlens array, having a plurality of pixels and recording light field data of an optical target from light passing through the microlens array.
Hand Held Products, Inc.

Modular image analysis system and method

The present disclosure relates to characterization of biological samples via modular image analysis. By way of example, the analysis may include extracting plurality of regions of interest from the biological sample from a plurality of image data sets.
Clarient Diagnostic Services, Inc.

Non-contact flow rate measurement of fluid using surface feature image analysis

Comparative image analysis is utilized to determine the flow rate of fluids, such as, for example, drilling fluid, completion fluid or hydrocarbons. As fluid flows through a conduit or open trough, a flow rate measurement device illuminates the surface of the fluid.
Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.

Antinuclear antibody image analysis system, antinuclear antibody image analysis method, and antinuclear antibody image analysis program

Luminance calculation means 81 calculates luminance of a cell nucleus extracted from an antinuclear antibody image of a designated dilution ratio. Titer prediction means 82 predicts an antinuclear antibody titer, using a staining pattern specified from a staining form of the cell nucleus and the luminance at at least one dilution ratio..
Nec Corporation

Image analysis for authenticating a product

A method of authenticating a product by taking an image of the product and comparing the image with a reference image of a genuine product taken previously to determine if the products in the two images are the same. The two images are captured under substantially similar conditions so that the two images are as similar as possible prior to the comparison.
Sicpa Holding Sa

Method and system for image analysis

A computer-implemented system and method for analysing a sample comprising a material of interest and at least first and second adjacent materials each generally adjacent to the material of interest, the material of interest having a generally different density from the at least first and second adjacent materials. The method comprises automatically defining a plurality of regions of interest within an image of the sample that includes a junction between the material of interest and the first adjacent material and a junction between the material of interest and the second adjacent material, each of the regions of interest having a width of one or more pixels or voxels; determining respective profiles of density, intensity or attenuation within the regions of interest, each of the respective profiles crossing the respective junctions; automatically identifying the material of interest in the density profile; analysing the profiles by automatically defining, for each of the profiles, a series of sections of the respective profile, each of the sections comprising at least first and second s-like portions of the respective profile, the first portion containing the junction between the material of interest and the first adjacent material, the second portion containing the junction between the material of interest and the second adjacent material; and locating the junction in each of the first portions, including: identifying the greatest difference in values of the respective profile between an adjacent peak and trough in a segment of the respective profile that includes at least some of the material of interest and at least some of the first adjacent material; and locating a point of inflexion in the segment..
Straxcorp Pty Ltd

Image analysis device, image analysis method, program, and illumination device

The present disclosure relates to an image analysis device, an image analysis method, a program, and an illumination device to efficiently acquire an image to be suitably used to analyze skin. An image acquisition unit is included, the image acquisition unit including an illumination unit including a light emitting unit in which a plurality of light emitting elements including at least a light emitting element configured to emit visible light and a light emitting element configured to emit invisible light are packaged, and an image pickup unit configured to capture an image of reflection light generated by causing irradiation light emitted from the illumination unit to be reflected by an analysis target.
Sony Corporation

Method and system for positioning wafer in semiconductor manufacturing fabrication

A method for positioning a wafer in semiconductor fabrication is provided. The method includes sending a wafer into a processing chamber by a transferring module.
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., Ltd.

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

An image processing apparatus includes an acquisition unit that acquires setting information acquired from a captured image, a setting unit that performs, based on the acquired setting information, setting regarding image analysis processing to be performed on a captured image obtained by capturing an image of a predetermined monitoring target range.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

A novel transcoder and 3d video editor

A system and method for conducting 3d image analysis, generating a lossless stereoscopic master file, uploading the lossless stereoscopic master file to editing software, wherein the editing software generates a disparity map, analyzes a disparity map, analyzes cuts, and creates cut and disparity meta-information, and then scaling media, storing media and streaming the media for playback on a 3d capable viewer is provided.. .
3doo, Inc.

Content adaptive backlight power saving technology

A hybrid phase-in method mitigates the flicker and rolling artifact based on screen change detection or the combination of screen change detection and image spatial analysis. It applies, for example, to solutions that involve backlight and pixel modulation including global dimming and local dimming.
Intel Corporation

Image analysis

Provided herein is technology relating to analysis of images and particularly, but not exclusively, to methods and systems for determining the area and/or volume of a region of interest using optical coherence tomography data. Some embodiments provide for determining the area and/or volume of a lesion in retinal tissue using three-dimensional optical coherence tomography data and a two-dimensional optical coherence tomography fundus image..
Eyekor, Llc

Systems and methods for fraud detection based on image analysis

Systems, methods, and non-transitory computer readable media configured to receive an advertisement including an image. A fraud assessment value for the advertisement can be determined.
Facebook, Inc.

Image processing device, image processing method, program, and recording medium

In the image processing device, a moving image analysis section performs image analysis for an analysis target moving image for which image analysis has not yet been performed, and generates second analysis result data about the analysis target moving image, including an analysis result thereof. A similar data detection section collates first analysis result data generated by performing image analysis for a still image owned by a user with the second analysis result data, and detects second analysis result data of which a similarity to the first analysis result data is equal to or greater than a reference value as similarity analysis result data.
Fujifilm Corporation

Apparatus and opening a vehicle gate using a camera

A gate opening system for a vehicle comprises a gate for the vehicle moveable between an open position and a closed position relative to a vehicle body and a gate actuator secured to the vehicle and the gate to actuate movement of the gate between the open position and the closed position. A camera is mounted to the vehicle and facing in an external direction provide a view of an area proximate to the vehicle.
Continental Automotive Systems, Inc.

Method and system for diagnosing uterine contraction levels using image analysis

Method of analyzing uterine contractions by analyzing uterine images using deformable model networks in support of embryo transfer techniques. The method is also used to diagnose premature uterine contractile activity in mammals.
Ferring B.v.

Autonomous cooking device to prepare food from a recipe file and creating recipe files

An automatic cooking device creates a recipe file based on an actual cooking session by an individual. The same dish can be automatically recreated on demand from the recipe file, wherein an optimal remaining cooking time is automatically determined responsive to an image analysis of real-time image sensor feedback versus reference image.

Message transmission system, message transmission method, and program for wearable terminal

When a person 500 is present within a field of view of a user, a user terminal 10 acquires the field of view of the user as image data, and transmits the field-of-view image to a field-of-view image analysis server 100. The field-of-view image analysis server 100 extracts a feature amount from the field-of-view image, and identifies the person near a center of the field-of-view image by referring to a feature amount database 150.
Optim Corporation

Sealed infrared imagers and sensors

The architecture, design and fabrication of array of suspended micro-elements with individual seals are described. Read out integrated circuit is integrated monolithically with the suspended elements for low parasitics and high signal to noise ratio detection of changes of their electrical resistance.

Stereoscopic endoscopic image processing apparatus

A stereoscopic endoscopic image processing apparatus includes: a synchronization adjustment portion that performs a synchronization adjustment between a left-eye image signal and a right-eye image signal; an image analysis portion that analyzes a region that an image of a treatment instrument occupies in a peripheral region around a central region in an image of one image signal; a blur region setting portion that, with respect to the image in the peripheral region around the central region in which blur processing is not performed, sets a region in which to perform blur processing in accordance with an analysis result of the image analysis portion; and an image compositing portion that composites and outputs a 3d image with respect to which blur processing is performed on the left-eye image and the right-eye image, respectively, in accordance with a setting result of the blur region setting portion.. .
Olympus Corporation

Wireless inspection solution

A method of conducting wireless fiber inspection includes obtaining a video stream from an inspection probe and transmitting the video stream over a wi-fi network. The method further includes creating the wi-fi network using a wi-fi hotspot, performing image analysis on the obtained video stream, and transmitting the image analysis along with the video stream over the wi-fi network..
Afl Telecommunications Llc

Systems and methods for providing object recognition based on detecting and extracting media portions

Systems, methods, and non-transitory computer-readable media can receive a selection of an image. An object included in the image can be detected.
Facebook, Inc.

Methods and devices for analysis of digital color images and methods of applying color image analysis

A method of analyzing a color image is disclosed. The color image depicts subject matter of particular interest and/or relevant to solving a given problem.
Entertainment Experience Llc

Monitoring web site content

Systems and methods for monitoring web page content associated with processing a resource request are provided. A client computing device generates a sample image corresponding to a set of resources rendered in response to a resource request.
Amazon Technologies, Inc.

Method and automated analysis and identification of a person in image and video content

A method, apparatus, and computer readable medium for identifying a person in an image includes an image analyzer. The image analyzer determines the content of an image such as a person, location, and object shown in the image.
At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.

Methods for detecting and measuring aggregation

Methods, compositions, systems, and devices are provided for performing and analyzing agglutination assays. In one aspect, methods for image analysis of agglutination assays are provided.
Theranos, Inc.

Method for assessment of neural function by establishing analysis module

A method for assessment of neural function by establishing an analysis module is revealed. The first step of the method is to capture images of the cultured cells with a plurality of fluorescence labeling by a fluorescence microscopy system for image analysis.
National Cheng Kung University

Method and system for image processing of intravascular hemodynamics

[solution] the method for image processing of intravascular hemodynamics according to the present invention is characterized by shooting video using infrared light, wherein the object of shooting is a portion of a blood vessel injected with a standard amount of a fluorescent contrast agent; performing image analysis of a shape of a chronological change curve of intensity values which are image outputs from the video shooting; and calculating relative data for blood volume and blood flow based on results of the image analysis.. .

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.

Video analysis method and system

The present invention relates to a video analysis method, including: requesting a plurality of chunks from different locations within a video from a server; receiving the plurality of chunks of the video streamed from the server; extracting one or more frames from each chunk; analysing each frame in accordance with a static image analysis engine to generate a pornographic content rating for the frame; and combining the ratings of the frames from the plurality of chunks to generate a pornographic content rating for the video, wherein the plurality of chunks received are non-contiguous. A system and software for analysing video also described..
Image Analyser Ltd

System and determining an inactive television channel

An image analysis system and method determines whether a channel is active by intercepting signals from a set-top box and determining whether the signals correspond to an inactive channel by analyzing pixels, recognized text and/or audio in the signal stream. The system and method controls tuning of the set-top box to each channel to be tested.
Watchanator, Inc.

Product identification via image analysis

A method includes identifying, in an image, a shelf, a price tag affixed to the shelf, a first group of one or more first products resting on the shelf and positioned on a first side of the price tag, and a second group of one or more second products resting on the shelf and positioned on a second side of the price tag. One or more first candidates are identified for the one or more first products, and one or more second candidates are identified for the one or more second products.
International Business Machines Corporation

Method and detecting harmful video

A method and apparatus for detecting a harmful video is provided. The apparatus includes an image collection unit configured to sample a video which is input, and collect n image frames (a natural number larger than or equal to 2) every predetermined period; an image analysis unit including m (a natural number larger than or equal to 2) analyzers, each analyzer analyzing a different characteristic of an image for determining harmfulness of the video; a scheduler configured to determine a plurality of analyzers for analyzing the collected n image frames among the m analyzers, and allocate at least one among the n image frames to each of the plurality of determined analyzers; and a harmfulness determination unit configured to integrate analysis results of the plurality of determined analyzers and determine the harmfulness of the video..
Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

Pulling-up-type continuous casting apparatus and pulling-up-type continuous casting method

A pulling-up-type continuous casting apparatus includes a holding furnace that holds molten metal, a shape defining member disposed above a surface of the molten metal held in the holding furnace, and configured to define a cross-sectional shape of a cast-metal article as the molten metal passes through it, an image pickup unit that takes an image of the molten metal that has passed through the shape defining member, an image analysis unit that detects a fluctuation on the molten metal from the image and determines a solidification interface based on presence/absence of the fluctuation, and a casting control unit that changes a casting condition only when the solidification interface determined by the image analysis unit is not within a predetermined reference range. The casting control unit uses a reference range which differs according to the pulling-up angle of the molten metal..
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Method for diagnosing birthmarks on the skin

A method of diagnosing birthmarks on the skin with the use of the microprocessor diagnostic system characterized in that the image of skin area recorded by a camera (1) is transmitted to the microprocessor diagnostic system (2), and implemented in its interior algorithms executed by the microprocessor perform image analysis in order to obtain diagnostic information, wherein at first area subjected to testing is typed (3) within which the birthmarks are detected (4), then the coordinates of the birthmarks are determined and they are counted (5) and compared (6) with previous records of the same skin area stored in the database (8), giving the result (7) constituting the material, which is determining the growth of the amount of birthmarks and its dynamics on a given area of the skin.. .
Ktg Sp. Z O.o

Method of analysis of body reactions to external stimuli

A method of analysis of body reactions to external stimuli with the use of a microprocessor diagnostic system is characterized in that the image obtained from the camera (1) is analyzed in a microprocessor system (2), wherein the image is obtained by exposure of the eye to visible light emitted by an illuminator, and then a video sequence is registered, and the analysis is performed by the microprocessor (2) executing a program that implements an algorithm of image analysis for detection of characteristic features of the image which allow its identification, and in the first place the eye (3) is detected, and then, in the region of its pupil (4), geometric parameters (5) of the pupil and their changes over time are measured, and on the basis of the data obtained a diagnosis module (6) generates a test result (7) transmitted to a database (8).. .
Decylion Sp. Z O.o.





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