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Date/App# patent app List of recent Image Analysi-related patents
07/21/16
20160210742 
 Computer  medical image analysis and prescriptions patent thumbnailnew patent 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


07/21/16
20160210536 
 Method and  image analysis patent thumbnailnew patent 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.


07/14/16
20160204435 
 Negative electrode material, negative electrode active material, negative electrode and alkali metal ion battery patent thumbnailNegative 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.


07/14/16
20160202761 
 Microfluidics three-dimensional touch screen display patent thumbnailMicrofluidics 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


07/07/16
20160198142 
 Image sequence enhancement and motion picture project management system patent thumbnailImage 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.


06/30/16
20160191995 
 Image analysis for attendance query evaluation patent thumbnailImage 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.

06/30/16
20160189366 
 Industrial vehicle positioning system and method patent thumbnailIndustrial 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.

06/30/16
20160188634 
 Product identification via image analysis patent thumbnailProduct 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.

06/30/16
20160184029 
 Methods and systems for adaptive 3d imaging-guided single-cell measurement patent thumbnailMethods 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.

06/23/16
20160182866 
 Selective high frame rate video capturing in imaging sensor subarea patent thumbnailSelective 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.

06/23/16
20160180524 

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.

06/23/16
20160180523 

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.

06/23/16
20160180468 

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..

06/23/16
20160180198 

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.

06/23/16
20160177155 

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.. .

06/16/16
20160171234 

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.


06/16/16
20160170326 

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..

06/16/16
20160169785 

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.


06/16/16
20160169666 

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


06/09/16
20160163109 

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


06/09/16
20160163000 

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


06/09/16
20160162982 

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


06/09/16
20160162639 

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


06/09/16
20160161294 

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.. .

06/09/16
20160157724 

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


06/02/16
20160155018 

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.


06/02/16
20160155016 

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


06/02/16
20160154821 

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


05/26/16
20160150228 

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.


05/26/16
20160144407 

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


05/19/16
20160142638 

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.

05/19/16
20160140870 

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


05/19/16
20160140721 

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


05/19/16
20160140720 

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


05/19/16
20160140719 

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


05/19/16
20160140423 

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.


05/19/16
20160139244 

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.


05/12/16
20160128654 

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.


05/05/16
20160125473 

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


05/05/16
20160125261 

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.


05/05/16
20160124087 

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


04/28/16
20160117844 

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.


04/28/16
20160116741 

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


04/28/16
20160116323 

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


04/28/16
20160114513 

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.. .

04/21/16
20160112126 

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.

04/21/16
20160110597 

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.. .

04/14/16
20160104283 

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.. .

04/14/16
20160102334 

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)..

04/14/16
20160100909 

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.

04/07/16
20160098703 

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


04/07/16
20160098610 

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


03/31/16
20160094824 

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


03/31/16
20160092722 

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.


03/31/16
20160089104 

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


03/24/16
20160086467 

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..

03/24/16
20160081648 

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


03/17/16
20160079636 

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


03/17/16
20160078624 

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.

03/17/16
20160078613 

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"


03/17/16
20160078322 

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


03/17/16
20160078279 

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.


03/17/16
20160077019 

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


03/17/16
20160073948 

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.

03/10/16
20160071111 

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.


03/10/16
20160070988 

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


03/03/16
20160063746 

Image combining apparatus, image combining method and non-transitory computer readable medium for storing image combining program


A template image is found and a target image is combined with a combining area of the found template image. The template image found has first template image analysis information, which is of a type identical with that of first target image analysis information in target image analysis information consisting of the brightness, contrast, saturation, hue, color balance and spatial frequency of the target image, and for which the degree of resemblance is equal to or greater than a first threshold value, and moreover has second template image analysis information, which is of a type identical with that of second target image analysis information in target image analysis information, and for which the degree of resemblance is less than a second threshold value..
Fujifilm Corporation


03/03/16
20160063730 

Posture detection system with retroreflector comprising a wire-meshing


The general field of the invention is that of systems for detecting the posture of a moving object. The system may include a fixed electro-optical device of known orientation comprising an emission source, an image sensor and image analysis means, and an optical assembly comprising an optical retroreflector arranged on the moving object.
Thales


03/03/16
20160063312 

Image analysis apparatus, image analysis method, and image analysis program


An image analysis apparatus that analyzes a skin condition from a video of the face of a subject captured with an imaging part includes a tracking part configured to track the amount of changes of multiple tracking points arranged in advance in an analysis region of the face based on a change in the expression of the face included in the video, and obtain the compression ratio of the skin in the analysis region based on the amount of changes, and a skin condition analysis part configured to analyze the skin condition of the subject based on the compression ratio obtained by the tracking part.. .
Shiseido Company, Ltd.


03/03/16
20160063308 

Learning pixel visual context from object characteristics to generate rich semantic images


Both object-oriented analysis and the faster pixel-oriented analysis are used to recognize patterns in an image of stained tissue. Object-oriented image analysis is used to segment a small portion of the image into object classes.
Definiens Ag


03/03/16
20160062298 

Image forming apparatus that corrects sheet curl by printing on the edges of the reverse side of the sheet


An image forming apparatus comprises a printer configured to print the display image on a first surface of paper in a case of simplex printing; a curl suppression image determination section configured to determine, in simplex printing case, a printing position and a printing pattern of a curl suppression image for suppressing the curl of the paper caused by the display image based on an analysis result of a display image analysis section which analyzes the printing range and the density of the display image for each page; and a curl-preventive image addition setting section configured to set image information of the printing position and the printing pattern of the curl suppression image which is determined by the curl suppression image determination section and is supposed to be printed on a second surface of the paper with color erasable material by the printer section.. .
Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha


03/03/16
20160061774 

Gel electrophoresis, imaging, and analysis methods, devices, systems, and materials


The present teachings provide methods, devices, systems, and materials for performing electrophoresis in an automated fashion. The electrophoresis system may simultaneously image gel during an electrophoresis run.
Life Technologies Corporation


02/25/16
20160055661 

Navigating using an indoor map representation


A method and system for providing an indoor map representation are provided herein. Aspects of this disclosure provide a representation of an indoor map environment whereby navigable areas are represented by a series of convex polygons in adjacency relationships with one another.
Google Inc.


02/25/16
20160055392 

Estimating degree of deterioration of road surface


Image analysis methods for quantifying cracks in a road surface from a road surface image recorded as a digital image, and quantify the degree of deterioration of the road surface. An object image is prepared, in which its region is divided into a plurality of pixels and the grayscale value of each of the pixels is inverted.
International Business Machines Corporation


02/25/16
20160054860 

Input device


A television (1) includes a projection position specifying unit (151, 156) that determines a position at which an image used for input, with which a user performs an input operation, is to be projected onto a projection surface of an object to be projected onto, based on an operation by the user, which indicates the position, or a physical change generated in conjunction with the operation, and an image analysis unit (154) that specifies a position instructed by the user with respect to the image used for input, which is projected onto the projection surface.. .
Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha


02/25/16
20160051133 

Endoscope system and operation endoscope system


An endoscope system includes: an insertion portion; an illumination portion that emits a plurality of illuminating lights of different hues to each other; an image pickup portion that picks up an optical image formed by an objective optical system in a distal end portion of the insertion portion; a channel that opens in a distal end portion of the insertion portion; a laser probe that is inserted through the channel and has an irradiation portion in a distal end region; a hue range setting portion that sets a hue range of the laser probe in accordance with a hue of an illuminating light; an image analysis portion that detects a hue range portion in a color image obtained from the image pickup portion; and a control portion that permits laser output only in a case where the hue range portion is detected.. .
Olympus Corporation


02/25/16
20160050888 

Automated monitoring of animal nutriment ingestion


The present invention relates to a system and method for monitoring in real time the nutriment intake (feed and/or water) of farm animals, including but not limited to poultry, turkeys, pigs and cows, based on the measurement and identification of the nutriment uptake sounds and/or the working of the nutriment supply system, while the presence and eating position of the animals is monitored by using real-time image analysis. .
Katholieke Universiteit Leuven


02/18/16
20160048956 

System and medical image analysis and probabilistic diagnosis


Methods and systems for obtaining a probabilistic diagnosis based on medical images of a patient are disclosed. In exemplary embodiments, such methods include the steps of scanning some or all of a patient to obtain a medical image; evaluating the medical image for one or more designated key features; assigning discrete values to the one or more designated key features to form a patient scan key feature pattern; and transmitting the values of the one or more designated key features to a processor programmed to match the patient scan key feature pattern to one or more known disease-specific key feature patterns to create a probabilistic diagnosis and transmit the probabilistic diagnosis to a user.
The Trustees Of The University Of Pennsylvania


02/18/16
20160048737 

Apparatus and adaptive computer-aided diagnosis


An apparatus and method for adaptive computer-aided diagnosis (cad) are provided. The adaptive cad apparatus includes an image analysis algorithm selector configured to select an image analysis algorithm based on a speed of a probe or a resolution of a current image frame obtained by the probe; and an image analyzer configured to detect and classify a region of interest (roi) in the current image frame using the selected image analysis algorithm..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


02/18/16
20160045186 

Ultrasonic image analysis systems and analysis methods thereof


Embodiments of the present disclosure provides an ultrasonic image analysis system which includes an image collection unit which receives and transmits an ultrasonic waveform and obtains two sets of three-dimensional ultrasonic image data; an image analysis unit which registers the two sets of three-dimensional ultrasonic image data to obtain a registration mapping relationship between the two sets of three-dimensional ultrasonic image data; a user interface unit which responds to a treatment done on the two sets of three-dimensional ultrasonic image data by a user through an external hardware device; an image display unit which displays the two sets of three-dimensional ultrasonic image data according to the registration mapping relationship and a result of the treatment of the user interface unit; and an image store unit for storing the two sets of three-dimensional ultrasonic image data and the registration mapping relationship. Embodiments of the present disclosure also provides an ultrasonic image analysis method.
Shenzhen Mindray Bio-medical Electronics Co., Ltd.


02/11/16
20160042511 

Tissue object-based machine learning system for automated scoring of digital whole slides


A facility includes systems and methods for providing a learning-based image analysis approach for the automated detection, classification, and counting of objects (e.g., cell nuclei) within digitized pathology tissue slides. The facility trains an object classifier using a plurality of reference sample slides.
Ventana Medical Systems, Inc.


02/11/16
20160042249 

Event-based image classification and scoring


Embodiments of the present invention analyze and score each image associated with a group to determine representative image or images for the group. Such analysis can include detecting objects shown in the images, determining the quality of the images, and/or contextually analyzing the images as a group.
Dropbox, Inc.


02/11/16
20160042123 

Device and methods for mobile monitoring and assessment of clinical function through sensors and interactive patient responses


Methods and systems are disclosed for sensing and assessing a patients responses to tests using a device that may include tactile input, voice input, still image analysis, and responses to visual and auditory stimuli. In one example, a method includes obtaining interactive clinical assessment data using a remote client device and a computer-based control device, the method including providing on a display of a remote client device one or more test prompts for conducting an interactive clinical assessment, each displayed test prompt instructing a user to perform an action using the remote client device in response to the test prompt, and providing on the display of the remote client device one or more potential responses of actions that may be performed in response to the test prompt..
Integrated Deficit Examinations, Llc


02/04/16
20160037194 

Adaptive video streaming


A method, system and apparatus for image capture, analysis and transmission are provided. A link aggregation method involves identifying controller network ports to a source connected to the same subnetwork; producing packets associating corresponding controller network ports selected by the source cpu for substantially uniform selection; and transmitting the packets to their corresponding network ports.
Avigilon Corporation


02/04/16
20160037165 

Image data generation and analysis for network transmission


A method, system and apparatus for image capture, analysis and transmission are provided. A link aggregation method involves identifying controller network ports to a source connected to the same subnetwork; producing packets associating corresponding controller network ports selected by the source cpu for substantially uniform selection; and transmitting the packets to their corresponding network ports.
Avigilon Corporation


02/04/16
20160037154 

Image processing system and method


The present invention provides an image processing system and method, the image processing system uses at least two cameras, and the location of the cameras can be changed due to the easiness of installation onto a vehicle and number of the cameras around the vehicle. The present invention uses the image analysis method to evaluate the depth of objects around the vehicle, and then generate a 3d model with depth information to reduce the distortion of the image.
National Taiwan University


02/04/16
20160035108 

Systems, devices, and methods for tracking and compensating for patient motion during a medical imaging scan


A motion tracking system for dynamic tracking of and compensation for motion of a patient during a magnetic resonance scan comprises a first camera positioned to view an optical marker along a first line of sight; a second camera positioned to view the optical marker along a second line of sight; and a computer system configured to analyze images generated by the first and second cameras to determine changes in position of the optical marker, and to generate tracking data for use by a magnetic resonance scanner to dynamically adjust scans to compensate for the changes in position of the optical marker, wherein the computer system is configured to dynamically adapt its image analysis to utilize images from all cameras that are currently viewing the optical marker.. .
Kineticor, Inc.


02/04/16
20160035105 

Movement indication


A method, system and apparatus for image capture, analysis and transmission are provided. A link aggregation method involves identifying controller network ports to a source connected to the same subnetwork; producing packets associating corresponding controller network ports selected by the source cpu for substantially uniform selection; and transmitting the packets to their corresponding network ports.
Avigilon Corporation


02/04/16
20160035101 

Real-time, interactive image analysis


Systems and methods for real-time, interactive image analysis are disclosed. An example system includes a computing device configured to: generate a segmentation of the image in real-time based on a position of a movable pointer on the display and update the segmentation based on a change to the position of the pointer on the display; generate a representation of the object based on the segmentation, wherein the representation is simplified from the image of the object and includes an outline of the object based on the generated segmentation including the first center and the first significant axis; calculate measurements for the object based on the segmentation including the first center and the first significant axis; and display the representation and the measurements via the display..
General Electric Company


02/04/16
20160034763 

Image processing apparatus, image processing method, moving image publishing system, moving image publishing method, and recording medium


A plurality of frame images are extracted from a moving image, and image analysis is performed to determine a scene of each frame image. The plurality of frame images are divided into divided frame image groups according to a replay order of the moving image while taking one frame image different from the scenes of preceding and following frame images in the replay order of the moving image, or two or more frame images, in which the same scene is consecutive, as a divided frame image group.
Fujifilm Corporation


02/04/16
20160034559 

Method and device for classifying content


A device configured to classify images, includes a user interface configured to receive an input of selecting an image from the images, and a controller configured to determine attribute information of the selected image or image analysis information of the selected image, and classify the images based on the attribute information or the image analysis information.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


01/28/16
20160027208 

Image analysis method


Determining geometric information of the points located within a region, by identifying the highest level tree nodes where all of the descendent leaf nodes are contained within the region and selecting the leaf nodes for the points where no sub-tree is entirely contained within the region, such that such that the points falling within the region are represented by the smallest number of nodes and performing statistical operations on the nodes representing the points in the region, the statistical measures being determined from the moments of the properties stored within the identified tree nodes.. .

01/28/16
20160027174 

Image processing apparatus and method


An image processing techniques and apparatuses providing image analysis that calculates a feature value of an input frame image; compares the feature value of the frame image with a feature value of a previous frame image or standard frame image to determine an area corresponding to a change of the feature value and a degree of the change of the feature value in the input frame image. A color-coded display of the corresponding area may be generated based on the degree of change..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


01/28/16
20160025727 

Automated imaging and analysis of the hemagglutination inhibition assay (hai)


A system and method provide for high through put determination of agglutination states. The system includes a rotating table and multiple plate tilting stations.
Sanofi Pasteur Vaxdesign Corporation


01/28/16
20160025481 

In vitro determination of sunscreen protection based on image analysis of sunscreens applied to skin


Described herein are processes, apparati, and substrates for acquiring images of sunscreen films on human skin for in vitro determination of sunscreen protection factors (spf) incorporating image analyses.. .
Suncare Research Laboratories, Llc


01/21/16
20160019425 

Content playback system, server, mobile terminal, content playback method, and recording medium


Selected image data or specific information thereon is stored in association with moving image data as a management marker of a selected image. The selected image data is selected from among still image data extracted from the moving image data.
Fujifilm Corporation


01/21/16
20160017283 

Systems and methods for culturing epithelial cells


The present invention features assays for co-culturing primary cells while maintaining key biological activities specific to the primary cells. The invention is based, at least in part, on the discovery that compositions and methods for primary cells in a high-throughput co-culture platform, image analysis for distinguishing cells in co-cultures and assays that are suitable for screening of agents in epithelial cells, such as hepatocytes..
The Board Institute, Inc.


01/14/16
20160014540 

Soundbar audio content control using image analysis


A soundbar is described which includes a camera. The camera can be used to capture images of a listener as speakers of the soundbar output audio content to the listener.
Imagination Technologies Limited


01/14/16
20160012578 

Automatic image orientation and straightening through image analysis


Systems, methods, and computer readable media for adjusting the orientation of an image frame and a scene depicted in the image frame are described. In general, techniques are disclosed for analyzing an image with one or more feature detectors to identify features in the image.
Apple Inc.


01/14/16
20160012314 

Ensemble sparse models for image analysis and restoration


Methods and systems for recovering corrupted/degraded images using approximations obtained from an ensemble of multiple sparse models are disclosed. Sparse models may represent images parsimoniously using elementary patterns from a “dictionary” matrix.
Arizona Board Of Regents On Behalf Of Arizona State Uniiversity


01/14/16
20160012278 

Image analysis for making animal measurements including 3-d image analysis


A computer-implemented image analysis process including accessing image data and range data representing an image of an animal, measuring an object volume from the range data and estimating the animal's weight using the dimensions representing the animal's size. A database containing relative volume and weight information can then be used to accurately predict the animal's weight from calculating its volume..
Plf Agritech Pty Ltd






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