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 Message transmission system, message transmission method, and program for wearable terminal patent thumbnailMessage 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 patent thumbnailSealed 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 patent thumbnailStereoscopic 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 patent thumbnailWireless 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 patent thumbnailSystems 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 patent thumbnailMethods 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 patent thumbnailMonitoring 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 patent thumbnailMethod 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 patent thumbnailMethods 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 patent thumbnailMethod 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.


Image analysis for predicting body weight in humans


Systems and methods for determining body weight predictions and human conditions are disclosed. A body weight may be predicted by capturing at least one image of a human, and determining, from the image, a body weight prediction of the human by processing the at least one image with a data processor.
The Children's Hospital Of Philadelphia


Filling forms with a smartphone


Form filler app is a method for filling out forms using smartphone technology and image processing. It encompasses creating an image of the form with the smartphone's camera, then using image analysis to identify the input fields of the form.

Cracking detection system and cracking detection method


There is provided a crack detection system in which a crack can be detected from a strain distribution of a part to be detected of an object. After taking the image of the part to be detected of the detection object by the imaging unit, the heat is applied by the heating unit.
Nagasaki University


Method for driving semiconductor device


The resolution of a low-resolution image is made high and a stereoscopic image is displayed. Resolution is made high by super-resolution processing.
Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.


Vascular characteristic determination with correspondence modeling of a vascular tree


Automated image analysis used in vascular state modeling. Coronary vasculature in particular is modeled in some embodiments.
Cathworks Ltd.


Image analysis techniques for diagnosing diseases


Techniques for assessing a tissue condition and diagnosing, assessing the prognosis of, or the risk for pathological conditions are disclosed. The technique may include an image acquiring module adapted to receive an image comprising at least a portion of animal or human tissue, a delineation module adapted to indicate an analysis zone in said acquired image, a feature extraction module adapted to extract quantitative information from said analysis zone and a machine learning module adapted to receive said extracted information and apply at least one detection algorithm to assess a condition of said tissue.
Transmural Biotech, S. L.


Image analysis systems and methods


A system including: (a) a network hub or port adapted to detect image files in transit according to their file designations; (b) an object detector configured to identify one or more regions of interest (roi) in each image file as potentially containing an object of interest (ooi); (c) a feature analyzer adapted to express one or more general classification features (gcf) of each roi as a vector; and (d) a decision module adapted accept or reject each roi as containing said ooi based upon the one or more gcf vectors.. .
Netspark Ltd.


Image analysis device, image analysis method, image analysis program, cell manufacturing method, cell culturing method, and cell manufacturing device


An image analysis device includes a first calculating part that calculates a magnitude of motion of an image element from time-series images of pulsating myocardial cells, a second calculating part that calculates a feature quantity on the basis of the magnitude of the motion of the image element calculated by the first calculating part, and an identifying part that identifies whether the image element is a predetermined image element on the basis of the feature quantity calculated by the second calculating part.. .
Nikon Corporation


Systems and methods for gemstone identification


Provided herein are systems and methods for identification of gemstones. The gemstones can be identified without removing the gemstones from an object in which the gemstones can be set.
Rgv Group Llc


Method and image collection and analysis


A system that incorporates teachings of the subject disclosure may include, for example, a processor that can detect an event, access location information for a group of mobile communication devices that are each automatically capturing images, and identify a subset of the group of mobile communication devices that are in proximity to the event based on the location information. The processor can provide first image analysis criteria to the subset of the group of mobile communication devices without providing the first image analysis criteria to remaining devices of the group of mobile communication devices where the first image analysis criteria includes first characteristics associated with an object.
At&t Mobility Ii Llc


Method and device for high throughput cell depormability measurements


A system is disclosed that enables the automated measurement of cellular mechanical parameters at high throughputs. The microfluidic device uses intersecting flows to create an extensional flow region where the cells undergo controlled stretching.
The Regents Of The University Of California


Method for monitoring the energy density of a laser beam by image analysis and corresponding device


A method for monitoring the energy density of a laser beam using parameters of the laser beam including regularly applying the laser beam to a reference substrate and measuring, with each application, the resulting light intensity; identifying a change in the light intensity on the reference substrate between at least two measurements; and, when the change in the light intensity is higher than a predetermined threshold, determining the unstable parameter or parameters of the energy density of the laser beam.. .
Snecma


Feedback interactive systems


A computer vision based interactive system includes a device to be controlled by a user based on image analysis, an imager in communication with the device and a feedback indicator configured to create an indicator fov which correlates with the fov of the imager for providing indication to the user that the user is within the imager fov.. .
Pointgrab Ltd.


Methods and model-based visual descriptors compression


A particular implementation determines parameters of a generative probabilistic model from visual descriptors extracted from at least one image. The extracted visual descriptors are quantized and encoded using the model-based arithmetic encoding to be stored or for transmission to a decoder.
Thomson Licensing


Electronic device and transforming into bookshelf thereof


The electronic device includes a main body, a display screen, a first block plate, a first image capturing unit, a second image capturing unit, an image analysis unit and a control unit. The first image capturing unit is used for capturing a book image of the book and a first eye image of an eye.
Wistron Corporation


Computer medical image analysis and prescriptions


Image processing and analysis technique includes using a computer apparatus to identify a region of pathology in a patient's magnetic resonance images and then automatically generating a prescription based on the identification of the pathology. Examples include an apparatus that identifies a region of acute infarction and prescribes additional scanning, a magnetic resonance angiographic sequence, and/or a perfusion sequence..
Absist Llc


Method and image analysis


An electronic device comprising: a memory; a communication circuit; and at least one processor operatively coupled to the memory and the communication circuit, configured to: obtain a first image; extract a feature associated with an object depicted in the first image; and control the communication circuit to transmit an indication of the feature to a server; and receive analysis information associated with the object from the server through the communication circuit.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


Negative electrode material, negative electrode active material, negative electrode and alkali metal ion battery


There is provided a carbonaceous negative electrode material used for an alkali metal ion battery. The average layer plane spacing d002 of a (002) plane obtained using an x-ray diffraction method in which a cukα ray is used as a radiation source is 0.340 nm or greater, and either or both the following condition a and condition b are satisfied.
Sumitomo Bakelite Co., Ltd.


Microfluidics three-dimensional touch screen display


A microfluidic transducer is overlaid on a two-dimensional display and controlled in accordance with metadata corresponding to a displayed image to cause raising of a surface of the microfluidic transducer to represent objects depicted in the image and at least the relative distance of such objects from a viewing point of the image to form a touch screen allowing the image to be navigated and manipulated in the form of a tactile display, particularly for persons having visual impairment. The distance information is preferably captured during initial capture of the image and stored as metadata but can also be determined by image analysis.
International Business Machines Corporation


Image sequence enhancement and motion picture project management system


The system enables conversion of black and white images to color images and/or two-dimensional images into three-dimensional images based on adding color and/or depth to images using masks for regions in the images, as well as reshaping of masks to cover objects that have moved and changed shape as the objects move in a sequence of images. Also, includes motion picture project management system for reviewers, coordinators and artists.
Legend3d, Inc.


Image analysis for attendance query evaluation


Facial evaluation is performed on one or more videos captured from an individual viewing a display. The images are evaluated to determine whether the display was viewed by the individual.

Industrial vehicle positioning system and method


An industrial vehicle positioning system and method are presented. The system includes a first imaging subsystem for acquiring a first indicia image and a second imaging subsystem for acquiring a second indicia image.

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.

Methods and systems for adaptive 3d imaging-guided single-cell measurement


Systems and methods to facilitate automated image-guided experiments including in vivo electrophysiology and electroporation are disclosed. Exemplary systems and methods utilize three-dimensional image data to estimate coordinates of target cells and calculate a path for a probe to carry out an initial approaching toward a target location.

Selective high frame rate video capturing in imaging sensor subarea


Video data is captured by an imaging sensor. Motion is detected in the captured video data, e.g., by applying image analysis to different video frames of the captured video data.

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


The present invention is capable of reducing a load of a processing operation of a user. Namely, a console first acquires an original image of a radiographic image acquired from a radiographic image capturing device, in order to perform common processing operations.

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


The present invention is capable of reducing a load of a processing operation of a user. That is, a console acquires an original image acquired from a radiographic image capturing device.

Systems, methods, and object classification based on localized information


Systems, apparatus, methods, and articles of manufacture provide for image analysis using localized information. In one embodiment, an object (e.g., content of a building or other type of property) may be classified by determining the type of object and determining classification information associated with previously classified objects of the same type and associated with the same geographical area..

System and determining clutter in an acquired image


This invention provides a system and method for determining the level of clutter in an image in a manner that is rapid, and that allows a scoring process to quickly determine whether an image is above or below an acceptable level of clutter—for example to determine if the underlying imaged runtime object surface is defective without need to perform a more in-depth analysis of the features of the image. The system and method employs clutter test points that are associated with regions on the image that should contain a low gradient magnitude, indicative of emptiness.

Silica for cmp, aqueous dispersion, and process for producing silica for cmp


To reduce scratches during polishing while ensuring an appropriately high polishing rate, provided are a silica for cmp satisfying the following (a) to (c), an aqueous dispersion using a silica for cmp, and a method of producing a silica for cmp: (a) a bet specific surface area of 40 m2/g or more and 180 m2/g or less; (b) a particle density measured by a he-gas pycnometer method of 2.24 g/cm3 or more; and (c) a coefficient of variation in primary particle diameter calculated by tem/image analysis of 0.40 or less.. .

Approach for managing access to electronic documents on network devices using document analysis, document retention policies and document security policies


An approach for managing access to electronic documents uses document retention and document security policies. In response to a request to access a particular electronic document, a document retention policy and a document security policy are applied to the particular electronic document.
Ricoh Company, Ltd.


Method of quantifying coverage of extra particulate additives on the surface of toner particles


A method of quantifying the coverage of extra particulate additives (epa) on the surface of toner particles is provided. More specifically, this invention is a method using automated image analysis to correctly identify toner and coverage of epa particles on the surface of the toner..

Flowcell particle analysis in blood samples


The present disclosure relates to apparatus, systems, compositions, and methods for analyzing a sample containing particles. In some aspects the system comprises an analyzer which may be a visual analyzer.
Iris International, Inc.


Thin-film curvature measurement apparatus and method thereof


An apparatus for measuring of a curvature of a thin film, is adapted to measure the curvature of a thin-film. The apparatus includes a light emitting module, a first optical module, a second optical module, a third optical module, an image capture module, and an image analysis module.
Industrial Technology Research Institute


Display device, head mounted display, display system, and control display device


A transmission type head mounted display which allows a user to visually recognize a display screen as a virtual image and to visually recognize the display screen at a focal length matching a convergence angle of the user, includes an image analysis portion that recognizes a real object within a view field of the user, a distance sensor that detects a distance from the user to the real object, a display control portion that displays the display screen in which an ar image for the real object is disposed, and a display section that displays the display screen, in which the display control portion displays a screen effect which guides a convergence angle of the user to a convergence angle matching the detected distance, on the display screen.. .
Seiko Epson Corporation


Populating budgets and/or wish lists using real-time video image analysis


System, method, and computer program product are provided for using real-time video analysis, such as augmented reality to provide the user of a mobile device with real-time budgeting and wish lists. Through the use of real-time vision object recognition objects, logos, artwork, products, locations, and other features that can be recognized in the real-time video stream can be matched to data associated with such to provide the user with real-time budget impact and wish list updates based on the products and budget data determined as being the object.
Bank Of America Corporation


Populating budgets and/or wish lists using real-time video image analysis


System, method, and computer program product are provided for using real-time video analysis, such as augmented reality to provide the user of a mobile device with real-time budgeting and wish lists. Through the use of real-time vision object recognition objects, logos, artwork, products, locations, and other features that can be recognized in the real-time video stream can be matched to data associated with such to provide the user with real-time budget impact and wish list updates based on the products and budget data determined as being the object.
Bank Of America Corporation


Digital image analysis and classification


A computing platform may receive data comprising digital images associated with a healthcare provider. Each digital image may comprise an image of at least a portion of one or more physical documents associated with the healthcare provider.
Bank Of America Corporation


Automated test light-emitting arrays


In accordance with certain embodiments, multiple light-emitting elements of a light-emitting device are tested via imaging and image analysis.. .

Registering of physiological parameters based on image analysis of light reflection


An apparatus includes a housing with a flexible wall having an outer side configured to contact an external body surface of an animal and an inner side with a light reflective surface towards an interior of the housing. A light source illuminates the light reflective surface, and an image registering part captures image data representing the light reflective surface.
Delaval Holding Ab


Image analysis device, creating image feature information database, and design similarity determination apparatus and method


Provided is an image analysis device for specifying an image region of an object being the basis for design similarity determination. An image analysis device 100 includes units 112, 113.
Honda Motor Co., Ltd.


Method for implementing a high-level image representation for image analysis


Robust low-level image features have been proven to be effective representations for a variety of visual recognition tasks such as object recognition and scene classification; but pixels, or even local image patches, carry little semantic meanings. For high-level visual tasks, such low-level image representations are potentially not enough.
The Board Of Trustees Of The Leland Stanford Junior University


Location estimation using image analysis


An implementation of location estimation using image analysis is described. In this implementation, an image of a place is obtained and matched with previously stored images.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc


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.


Method for sorting laundry items, in particular dirty laundry items


The sorting of laundry items, in particular dirty laundry items, has hitherto been carried out manually in most cases, which is costly in terms of personnel and time. High sorting capacities are therefore only possible with the corresponding personnel expenses.
Herbert Kannegiesser Gmbh


Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and computer readable medium


Solution to problem: in an image capturing apparatus 1, an image capturing unit 16 continuously captures an image of a subject and sequentially outputs image data. An image analysis unit 53 determines whether or not there is an instruction regarding storage of the image data outputted by the image capturing unit 16.

Hand-held spectroscopic sensor with light-projected fiducial marker for analyzing food composition and quantity


This invention is a hand-held spectroscopic food sensor for analyzing the chemical and/or nutritional composition of food which projects a beam of light that serves as a fiducial marker for image analysis to better estimate the size and/or quantity of the food. In an example, this hand-held spectroscopic food sensor can be in wireless communication with a wearable or implanted device which detects eating and the person can be prompted to use the hand-held spectroscopic food sensor when data collected by the wearable or implanted device indicates that the person is eating..
Medibotics Llc


Radiographic image analysis device and method, and recording medium having program recorded therein


A subject image is acquired. Model information, in which a model image captured by irradiating each of a plurality of models different from the subject with radiation is associated with a body thickness distribution of the model in the model image is acquired for each of the plurality of models.
Fujifilm Corporation


Radiographic image analysis device and method, and storage medium having stored therein program


A subject image is acquired. A virtual model of the subject having a predetermined body thickness distribution is acquired.
Fujifilm Corporation


System and estimating 3d facial geometry


The present invention relates to image analysis. In particular, but not limited to, the invention relates to estimating 3d facial geometry.
Commonwealth Scientific And Industrial Research Organisation


Image classification preset tour camera


Disclosed herein is an image classification method and apparatus for a preset tour camera. More particularly, according to the image classification method and apparatus for a preset tour camera, a classification group is generated not to be duplicated by analyzing feature information included in image frames continuously taken by a preset tour camera that has panning, tilting, and zooming functions, and the image frames are classified by the classification group based on the feature information and stored with an index, whereby when an accident occurs and image analysis is required, the image frames are searched for based on the classification group, thus the image analysis may be conveniently and quickly performed..
Realhub Corp., Ltd.


Distance or positiion determination


A device, method and computer program for determining the distance or position of a camera relative to a light source based on an image of that light source captured by the camera. The device comprises a coded light detection module for detecting a coded light signal modulated into the light from the light source.
Koninklijke Philips N.v.


Systems and methods for intra-operative image analysis


A system and method that acquire (i) at least a reference image including one of a preoperative image of a surgical site with skeletal and articulating bones and a contralateral image on an opposite side of the patient from the surgical site, and (ii) at least an intraoperative image of the site after an implant has been affixed to the articulating bone. The system generates at least one reference landmark point on at least one anatomical feature on the articulating bone in the reference image and at least one intraoperative landmark point on that anatomical feature in the intraoperative image.
Jointpoint, Inc.


Targeted advertising based on changes in physical attributes


Systems, methods, and computer program products to perform image analysis of a first image and a second image by comparing a first physical trait of a person in the first image to the first physical trait of the person in the second image, wherein the first image was taken earlier in time than the second image, and detecting, based on the comparison, a change in the first physical trait of the person, and preparing a targeted advertisement directed to the person based on the change in the first physical trait.. .
Toshiba Global Commerce Solutions Holdings Corporation


Image analysis


A method for processing an image is proposed. The method comprises identifying a first group of keypoints in the image.
Telecom Italia S.p.a.


Object boundary detection for automotive radar imaging


An automotive radar system includes a radar camera that captures a sequence of frames of radar images of a field of view of the radar. A boundary detector receives the radar data from the radar camera and detects object boundary data in the radar data.
Gm Global Technology Operations Llc


Pigment identification of complex coating mixtures with sparkle color


A method that includes obtaining, using a processor, image data from a target coating. The method also includes performing, using the processor, an image analysis to determine at least one sparkle point from the image data, and performing, using the processor, a hue analysis to determine a sparkle color from the sparkle point.
Ppg Industries Ohio, Inc.


Display controlling display apparatus


An display apparatus includes a mounting section configured to be mounted on the user, an image display unit that is provided in the mounting section and includes a right light guide plate and a left light guide plate that cause image light representing an image to be incident on the user's eyes when the mounting section is mounted on the user, a camera, an image analysis section that detects the matching state of the user's eyes relative to the right light guide plate and the left light guide plate based on an image captured with the camera when the mounting section is mounted on the user, and an adjustment control section that adjusts the image display unit or the right light guide plate and the left light guide plate based on the matching state detected by the image analysis section.. .
Seiko Epson Corporation


Multiparameter device for measuring by optical means the filling level of tanks and reservoirs of liquids and liquefied products, the index of refraction, and for image analysis, without moving parts


A new multiparameter device for measuring by optical means, the level of filling of tanks and reservoirs for liquids and liquefied products, index of refraction and image analysis, without moving parts, which is more specifically intended, but without restrictions of application, for the measuring the level of a liquid in a reservoir, besides being able to make possible the distinction and detection of the type of liquid included in this reservoir, by measuring the index of refraction and image analysis of these liquids, performing this task in a simple, practical and efficient manner through a specific configuration utilizing optical and electronic means, without use of moving parts, what allows that the same may be used for numerous applications between them, for the fuel quality control, the fuel identification, the measuring of the index of refraction, flow measurement, color measurement, temperature measurement and pressure measurement, inter alia, and more specifically for application in the automotive and associated industries.. .
Luxtec - Sistemas Ópticos Ltda - Me


Injection molding system


A molded item photographing device, an image analysis device, and a molded item classification device, wherein the image analysis device is configured to perform analysis of appearance feature of the molded item, and make the item classification unit classify the molded item based on result of the analysis.. .

Detecting coded light


A device comprising an input for receiving image data representing light captured by a camera, and an image analysis module for detecting a coded light component modulated into the light with a modulation frequency. The camera has an exposure time, and the light is captured over a sequence of exposures each lasting for an instance of the exposure time.

Method and system for imaging documents, such as passports, border crossing cards, visas, and other travel documents, in mobile applications


A mobile computing device-implemented method of imaging an object to read information, includes capturing, by running an image capturing thread, a plurality of raw images of the object by an image capturing component of the mobile computing device and placing in an image queue in a first memory location; processing, by running an image processing thread, one or more raw images to extract one or more potential machine readable zone (mrz) candidates and placing in a mrz candidate queue in a second memory location; analyzing, by running an image analysis thread, an mrz candidate to detect an mrz and placing in an mrz queue in a third memory location; and creating a composite mrz if a timer has expired, or the mrz queue has reached a predetermined threshold.. .

Image processing apparatus and storage medium


An image processing apparatus of the present invention includes an image analysis unit that performs image analysis processing on a plurality of frame images constituting a base dynamic image to obtain an overall analysis value, a statistical analysis unit that performs statistical analysis processing on a diagnostic region using the overall analysis value to obtain a first analysis value, a reference statistical value generating unit that outputs a reference statistical value, and a display unit that displays the first analysis value and the reference statistical value together.. .

Rapid antimicrobial susceptibility test, based on an analysis of changes in morphology and growth pattern of a microbial cell under different concentrations of various antimicrobial agents, and automated cell image analysis system therefor


Provided are a rapid antimicrobial susceptibility test, based on an analysis of changes in morphology and growth pattern of a microbial cell under different concentrations of various antimicrobial agents, and an automated cell image analysis system therefor. The antimicrobial susceptibility test is rapidly performed based on an analysis of changes in morphology and growth pattern of a microbial cell under different concentrations of various antimicrobial agents, and this makes it possible to obtain highly reliable test results faster by six to seven times than the standard method recommended by clinical and laboratory standards institute (clsi)..

Systems and methods for intra-operative image analysis


A system and method that acquire (i) at least a reference image including one of a preoperative image of a surgical site with skeletal and articulating bones and a contralateral image on an opposite side of the patient from the surgical site, and (ii) at least an intraoperative image of the site after an implant has been affixed to the articulating bone. The system preferably generates at least one reference stationary point on at least the skeletal bone in the reference image and at least one intraoperative stationary point on at least the skeletal bone in the intraoperative image.

Analyzing digital images captured by a mobile communications device


Aspects of the disclosure describe systems and methods for analyzing images captured by a mobile communications device. A server may transmit a request for a digital image to the mobile communications device.
Bank Of America Corporation


System, device, and geo-locating objects


A method, system, and device for analyzing images captured by a vehicle-based camera includes establishing a communication connection between a mobile communication device and an in-vehicle computing system. Scanning data may be retrieved from a scanning data server by the mobile communication device and, in some embodiments, forwarded to the in-vehicle computing system.
Intel Corporation


Image processing method, image processing apparatus and electronic device


The embodiments of the present application provide an image processing method, an image processing apparatus and an electronic device. The image processing apparatus includes: a shoot scene determination portion configured to determine a shoot scene of an image; an image analysis portion configured to analyze the image to determine a degree of influence of the shoot scene on the shoot quality of the image; and an image processing portion configured to perform a correction processing of the image according to the degree of influence.
Sony Corporation


Image quality for diagnostic resolution digital slide images


An improved diagnostic resolution of digital slide images is obtained by scanning a first digital slide image at diagnostic resolution that is then deconvolved into separate images with one stain per image. The single stain images are then enhanced with image adjustments and/or processed with image analysis algorithms.
Leica Biosystems Imaging, Inc.


Radiation image analysis device, method, and program


The distance between the radiation source and an object (sod value) is acquired, distance dependent information which is obtained from a radiation image and changes with the distance between a radiation source and a radiation detector (sid value) is acquired, a temporary thickness of the object is determined by a first function representing the correspondence relationship of first information having at least one piece of the distance dependent information, the sid value, and the thickness of the object, and the temporary sid value is determined by adding the sod value to the determined value. The thickness of the object is determined by a second function representing the correspondence relationship of second information having at least one piece of the distance dependent information, the sid value, and the thickness of the object, and the sid value is determined by adding the sod value to the determined value..
Fujifilm Corporation


Device and controlling activation of crime prevention equipment


Provided is a device and method for controlling the activation of crime prevention equipment, which are capable of fundamentally blocking the accidental use of the crime prevention equipment and varying operation modes of the crime prevention equipment in response to dangerous situations. The provided device may include: an image analysis unit extracting an image of another person from an image from a user terminal and analyzing a motion of the other person based on the extracted image of the other person; a voice analysis unit analyzing a frequency of voice from the user terminal and extracting a preset search word from the voice; a danger identification unit identifying a level of danger of a user based on results of the image analysis unit and the voice analysis; and an operation mode determination unit determining an operation mode in which crime prevention equipment possessed by the user is activated according to the level of danger identified by the danger identification unit, and transmitting a signal corresponding to the operation mode to the user terminal..

Image analysis device, image analysis method, and program


In an image analysis device, an image analysis method, and a non-transitory computer-readable recording medium, it is determined whether a radiographic image is captured by rocking a rocking imaging grid. The image analysis device includes: a radiographic image acquisition section; a dosage data acquisition section that acquires dosage data indicating, in a time-series manner, a dosage of radiation rays exposed to a specific position in an imaging area in a specific period; and a determining section that determines whether the dosage data has a first feature indicating a dosage variation as a plurality of radiation absorbing bodies and a radiation transmitting body disposed between adjacent radiation absorbing bodies pass through a space between the specific position and a radiation source, and determines that the radiographic image corresponding to the dosage data determined to have the first feature is a rocking grid use image captured by rocking a rocking imaging grid..
Fujifilm Corporation


Systems and methods for selectively separating and separately processing portions of lead-acid batteries


The present disclosure relates generally to systems and methods for recycling lead-acid batteries, and more specifically, relates to systems and methods for selectively separating and separately processing portions of lead-acid batteries to improve efficiency and reduce costs. A lead-acid battery processing system includes an imaging system configured to perform imaging of a lead-acid battery and perform image analysis to determine a break point that divides top lead from a remainder of the lead content of the lead-acid battery.
Johnson Controls Technology Company


Method, system, software and medium for advanced intelligent image analysis and display of medical images and information


Computerized interpretation of medical images for quantitative analysis of multi-modality breast images including analysis of ffdm, 2d/3d ultrasound, mri, or other breast imaging methods. Real-time characterization of tumors and background tissue, and calculation of image-based biomarkers is provided for breast cancer detection, diagnosis, prognosis, risk assessment, and therapy response.

Method and system for determining a phenotype of a neoplasm in a human or animal body


The present invention relates to a decision support system and an image analysis method for providing information for enabling determination of a phenotype of a neoplasm in a human or animal body for enabling prognostication, comprising the steps of: receiving, by a processing unit, image data of the neoplasm; and deriving, by the processing unit, a plurality of image feature parameter values from the image data, said image parameter values relating to image features associated with the neoplasm; and deriving, by said processing unit using a signature model, one or more neoplasm signature model values associated with the neoplasm from said image feature parameter values, wherein said signature model includes a functional relation between or characteristic values of said image feature parameter values for deriving said neoplasm signature model values. .
Stichting Maastricht Radiation Oncology "maastro-clinic"


Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and recording medium


In the image processing apparatus, the theme determiner determines a theme of the image group based on the image analysis information, and the preference analyzer analyzes a preference of the user based on the theme of the image group. The composite image generator uses a certain number of images corresponding to the preference of the user selected, respectively, from among the plurality of images to generate composite images of a plurality of patterns.
Fujifilm Corporation


Image analysis using a semiconductor processor for facial evaluation


Image analysis for facial evaluation is performed using logic encoded in a semiconductor processor. The semiconductor chip analyzes video images that are captured using one or more cameras and evaluates the videos to identify one or more persons in the videos.
Affectiva, Inc.


Machine for weaving or winding a fiber texture and enabling anomalies to be inspected by image analysis


A machine for weaving or winding a fiber preform on a mandrel having an axis of rotation that is substantially horizontal and that serves to receive the preform, the machine having a plurality of cameras pointing towards the underside of the fiber preform in order to scan the hidden face of the fiber preform and acquire images of the hidden face; an image analysis module for processing these images of the hidden face of the fiber preform in a plurality of adjacent scan windows, and for extracting weaving patterns therefrom and comparing them with reference weaving patterns previously stored in the module; a motor for driving the mandrel in rotation about its axis of rotation; and a control unit for stopping rotation of the mandrel if the result of the comparison reveals a difference of appearance between the two weaving patterns.. .
Snecma


Measure of disc degeneration and pathology


Systems, computer-readable media, and methods are described for assessing physiological condition of spinal intervertebral discs in a quantitative manner using magnetic resonance imaging (mri) data a simple, objective, continuous measurement of disc health or degeneration/pathology is provided, using routinely acquired or other digital magnetic resonance imaging (mri) sequences. The measurement includes calculation of a value based on one or more ratios from signal-based measurements of spinal disc structures or regions, which can be obtained either through manual tracing or automated through programming of image analysis software.

Image analysis for user authentication


A transaction is authorized using an authentication process that prompts the user to perform an action in view of a camera or sensor. The process identifies the user and verifies that the user requesting the transaction is a living human being.
Amazon Technologies, Inc.


Method of image analysis


A method to analyze an image and determine whether to output image data associated with an area of the image is provided. An object detection algorithm using training image data to detect an object based at least in part on a similarity of appearance of image data to data derived from the training image data is provided.
Apical Ltd






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