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 Image processing device and image processing method patent thumbnailImage processing device and image processing method
Provided is an image processing apparatus including a decoding section that decodes a luminance component and a color difference component of a block inside a coding unit in an order of the luminance component and the color difference component in each block.. .
Sony Corporation


 Image processing method and image processing apparatus patent thumbnailImage processing method and image processing apparatus
An image processing method includes receiving a bitstream comprising a first encoding unit and a second encoding unit; acquiring from the bitstream a reference value for decoding of the first coding unit, a weight value for performing interpolation using the reference value to determine one or more sample values, and an index indicating one of the one or more sample values; decoding the first encoding unit using the index and a result of interpolation performed using the reference value and the weight value; and decoding the second encoding unit from the bitstream using the interpolation result used in the decoding of the first encoding unit.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


 Intra prediction in image processing patent thumbnailIntra prediction in image processing
An intra prediction method and a device using the intra prediction method are provided. The intra prediction method includes the steps of: deriving a current prediction mode as a prediction mode of a current block; constructing neighboring samples of the current block with available reference samples; filtering the available reference samples; and generating predicted samples of the current block on the basis of the filtered available reference samples.
Lg Electronics Inc.


 Image processing device and image processing method patent thumbnailImage processing device and image processing method
Provided is an image processing apparatus including a decoding section that decodes a luminance component and a color difference component of a block inside a coding unit in an order of the luminance component and the color difference component in each block.. .
Sony Corporation


 Image processing method and image processing system patent thumbnailImage processing method and image processing system
An image processing method for processing a plurality of images, the image processing method includes: step s11 of acquiring a plurality of first images, each of the plurality of first images taken with each of a plurality of imaging devices; step s12 of acquiring first imaging clock times, each of the first imaging clock times corresponding to each of the plurality of first images; and s13 of selecting a plurality of second images from the plurality of first images, each of second imaging clock times corresponding to each of the plurality of second images, the second imaging clock times (i) being substantially matched with each other and (ii) included in the first imaging clock times; and generating an image set constructed with the plurality of second images.. .
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.


 Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and program patent thumbnailImage processing apparatus, image processing method, and program
An image processing apparatus includes: an image input section through which a two-dimensional image signal is input; an image converting section which receives the image signal output from the image input section and generates and outputs a left eye image and a right eye image for realizing stereopsis; and an image output section which outputs the left eye image and the right eye image output from the image converting section. The image converting section extracts a spatial characteristic amount of the input image signal, generates at least one of the left eye image and the right eye image through an image conversion process in which the characteristic amount is applied, and performs the image conversion process of a different type according to a comparison result of distance information of a preset region unit in the input image signal and a predetermined threshold..
Sony Corporation


 Imaging apparatus, image processing method, and program patent thumbnailImaging apparatus, image processing method, and program
An imaging apparatus includes first and second polarizers that polarize light from a subject in perpendicular polarization directions. Third and fourth polarizers are alternately disposed in a photodetection plane of an imaging device along a second direction perpendicular to a first direction, along which the first polarizer and the second polarizer are connected to each other, in such a way that the third and fourth polarizers extend in the second direction, and have polarization directions that are parallel to that of the first and second polarizers.
Sony Corporation


 Image processing apparatus and method patent thumbnailImage processing apparatus and method
The present disclosure relates to an image processing apparatus and a method capable of generating high-definition viewpoint interpolation images at high speed. A space reconstruction unit reconstructs a space in which viewpoint images are photographed according to each viewpoint image and each disparity (pixel shift amount) map and supplying reconstruction data of the space to an interpolation position setting unit.
Sony Corporation


 Image processing device and auto white balancing method patent thumbnailImage processing device and auto white balancing method
An auto white balancing method for image data includes calculating block variances for the image data and selecting blocks having a block variance higher than a block variance value. The method further includes selecting patches included in a gray zone defined at a color space, applying a corresponding block variance as a weight to the patches of the gray zone, adjusting a first mean value at the color space, and selecting first patch candidates belong to a first distribution at a luminance domain from among patches selected with reference to the adjusted first mean value.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


 Information processing apparatus and image processing system patent thumbnailInformation processing apparatus and image processing system
An information processing apparatus for transmitting image data to an information terminal, the information processing apparatus being capable of performing communication with the information terminal via a network is disclosed. The information processing apparatus includes a determination unit configured to determine persons from the image data captured by an imaging unit; a speaker estimating unit configured to estimate a speaker among the persons captured in the image data; a measurement unit configured to measure a speech time of the speaker estimated by the speaker estimating unit; an acquisition unit configured to obtain from the image data, based on the speech time measured by the measurement unit, a speaker image including the speaker that continuously speaks for a certain duration; and a transmission unit configured to transmit the speaker image obtained by the acquisition unit to the information terminal..
Ricoh Company, Ltd.


Image recording apparatus, dynamic image processing apparatus, dynamic image reproduction apparatus, dynamic image recording apparatus, information recording/reproduction apparatus...

The image recording apparatus according to the present invention is provided with a conversion device that converts an optical image of a subject to an electrical signal, a recording circuit that records the electrical signal achieved through the conversion device in a storage device as image data and a display control circuit that detects an available capacity at the storage device and the length of time that power supply by a source is possible and displays them on a display as available capacity information and remaining power supply time information. The available capacity information indicates the length of available recording time remaining at the available capacity that has been detected..
Nikon Corporation

Image processing method and apparatus based on screen spliting

Disclosed herein is an image processing apparatus based on the immediate transmission and reception of a split screen, including a transmission frame buffer configured to sequentially provide an image frame, an image encoder configured to control a compression method based on the complexity of the image frame, horizontally split the image frame, compress corresponding split image frames in accordance with the compression method, and provide the corresponding split and compressed image frames immediately, a reception frame buffer configured to buffer the corresponding split and compressed image frames, and an image decoder configured to decode the corresponding buffered and split and compressed image frames before buffering regarding the image frame is completed and display the corresponding decoded and split and compressed image frames immediately. Accordingly, an image frame can be split, compressed, and transmitted immediately without waiting for the entire image frame to be stored..
Quopin Co., Ltd.

Image processing apparatus and method, and image capturing apparatus

An image processing apparatus comprises: a memory which stores an address of a defective pixel that satisfies a predetermined condition, among defective pixels included in an image sensor covered with color filters; and a correction circuit which corrects, among pixel data of an image obtained by exposing the image sensor, the pixel data of the defective pixel at the address stored in the memory. The defective pixel is a pixel having pixel data whose difference from a value determined using the pixel data of surrounding pixels is greater than a threshold value, and the predetermined condition includes at least one of a condition that a plurality of defective pixels among pixels corresponding to different or the same color filters are adjacent to each other..
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Image pickup apparatus, image processing apparatus, and activating image pickup apparatus

An image pickup apparatus includes: an image pickup device configured to pick up an optical image formed by an objective optical system and generate an image; a cut-out range setting portion configured to set a cut-out area so that a center comes close to a field-of-view center as a zoom magnification set by an electronic zoom setting portion increases; and a zoom processing portion configured to cut out the set cut-out area from the image, perform enlargement or reduction corresponding to the zoom magnification and generate a zoomed image.. .
Olympus Corporation

Adaptive power saving for multi-frame processing

Methods and apparatuses pertaining to adaptive power saving for multi-frame processing may involve monitoring for at least one condition associated with an apparatus. In response to a result of the monitoring, image processing performed on a plurality of input image frames may be dynamically adjusted to provide one or more output image frames..
Mediatek Inc.

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

Deviations in a panoramic image obtained by compositing multiple images are corrected. An image processing device includes an image data receiving unit, a selection receiving unit, a three-dimensional position obtaining unit, a projection sphere setting unit, and a composited image generating unit.
Topcon Corporation

Image forming apparatus, controlling image forming apparatus and storage medium

There is provided an image processing apparatus which comprises: a receiving unit configured to receive a print job from an information processing apparatus; an obtaining unit configured to obtain at least owner information and domain information from a header of the print job; a generating unit configured to generate user identification information including the owner information and the domain information; a registering unit configured to register the user identification information; and a storage unit configured to store the print job in association with the user identification information. Thus, it is possible to register the appropriate user identification information according to environments of a network system..
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Image processing apparatus, control method, and recording medium

A distance image acquisition unit captures a low-resolution image of an object placed on a document board, and an object detection unit corrects the low-resolution image and generates a low-resolution corrected image. A camera image acquisition unit captures a high-resolution image of the object placed on the document board, and an image processing unit corrects the high-resolution image and generates a high-resolution corrected image.
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Image processing apparatus capable of generating image, controlling the same, and storage medium

An image processing apparatus capable of generating printed matter desired by a user. An mfp as the image processing apparatus generates or changes print data for printing print contents on a recording sheet to generate printed matter.
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Image processing apparatus capable of displaying document thumbnail image, image processing apparatus control method, and storage medium

An image processing apparatus includes a memory, and a processor in communication with the memory, the processor configured to control a storage unit configured to associate and store a document and a thumbnail image of a top page of the document, a deletion unit configured to delete a page designated from among pages of the document stored in the storage unit, and a generation unit configured to, in a case where a page to be deleted by the deletion unit is a top page of the document, generate a thumbnail image based on the top page of the document after deletion.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Image processing device and terminal device

An image processing device performs: acquiring a selection instruction to select one function of the plurality of functions; determining whether an operation mode is in a simulation mode, a terminal device that stores a virtual application program s and a virtual service program used for the virtual application program, executing, when it is determined that the operation mode is not the simulation mode, a first function executing process to execute the selected function by: activating the application program corresponding to the function selected by the acquired selection instruction; and executing, when it is determined that the operation mode is the simulation mode, a second function executing process to execute the specific function by: inhibiting the activating of the application program; publishing an application programming interface corresponding to the specific function; acquiring an execution instruction of the specific function, which is issued from the virtual application program.. .
Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha

Image handling apparatus, image processing system, image process controlling method, and image process controlling program product

An image handling apparatus is disclosed, including an operation panel, hardware resources, a transferring part, and an image generation controlling part. The transferring part transfers image handle information input at the input screen to an external apparatus.

Image processing apparatus, controlling method, and recording medium storing controlling program

An image processing apparatus includes a memory that stores configuration information indicating one or more conditions for automatically setting a preregistered destination as a transmission destination of the image data, circuitry that, in response to receiving a user instruction for transmitting image data to a destination configured by a user, determines whether or not the configured destination satisfies at least one of the conditions indicated by the configuration information and configures the preregistered destination as a transmission destination of the image data in addition to the configured destination based on a determination indicating that the configured destination satisfies the predetermined condition, the preregistered destination being prohibited from modification by the user, and a transmitter that transmits the image data to the configured destination and the preregistered destination.. .

System and server based control

A system and method in a building or vehicle for an actuator operation in response to a sensor according to a control logic, the system comprising a router or a gateway communicating with a device associated with the sensor and a device associated with the actuator over in-building or in-vehicle networks, and an external internet-connected control server associated with the control logic implementing a pid closed linear control loop and communicating with the router over external network for controlling the in-building or in-vehicle phenomenon. The sensor may be a microphone or a camera, and the system may include voice or image processing as part of the control logic.
May Patents Ltd.

Systems and methods for graphical layer blending

The embodiments described herein provide devices and methods for image processing. Specifically, the embodiments described herein provide techniques for blending graphical layers together into an image for display.
Freescale Semiconductor Inc.

Image processing device and image processing method

An image processing device includes a determiner, a selector, and a compressor. The determiner determines the type of an image.
Samsung Display Co., Ltd.

Image processing method

An image processing method is provided. The image processing method includes following steps.
Asustek Computer Inc.

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

A method is provided for displaying physical objects. The method comprises capturing an input image of physical objects, and matching a three-dimensional model to the physical objects.
Sony Corporation

Image processing device, imaging device, microscope system, image processing method, and computer-readable recording medium

An image processing device includes: an image acquiring unit that acquires first and second image groups, each image sharing a common part of a subject with the other image in different first and second directions; a calculating unit that calculates, as a shading component, a ratio of luminance of an area in one or more images, the area sharing a common subject with another area including a flat area whose shading component is constant in a single image other than the one or more images, to luminance of the another area, for each of the first and second image groups; and a correcting unit that performs a shading correction on shading areas in the images using the shading component. The shading component includes a normalized shading component based on luminance of the flat area, and a non-normalized shading component based on luminance of an area other than the flat area..
Olympus Corporation

Non-transitory computer-readable recording medium

A storage (240) of an image processing device (100) stores a background image (2410) and a first image (2420) and a second image (2430) that are foreground images with respect to the background image (2410), and a first basic mask image (the first basic mask image (2450) formed from pixels having a pixel value of ‘1’ indicating opacity and pixels having a pixel value of ‘0’ indicating transparence. An acquirer (250) acquires each of these images.
Live2d Inc.

Image processing apparatus and image processing method

An image processing apparatus includes a detection unit to detect that an object moving in an image displayed within a rectangular display area has passed through a detection line segment. A setting unit sets, based on a user operation, the detection line segment within the rectangular display area.
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Image processing apparatus and image processing method

According to one embodiment, an image processing apparatus is provided with a first arithmetic unit, a second arithmetic unit, a third arithmetic unit, and a search unit. The first arithmetic unit calculates a first cost function.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

Image processing apparatus and image processing estimating three-dimensional position of object in image

An image processing apparatus includes an association unit, a storage unit, a first estimation unit, and a second estimation unit. The association unit associates detection results of a first object and a second object.
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Image processing apparatus and magnetic resonance imaging apparatus

An image processing apparatus according to an embodiment includes processing circuitry. The processing circuitry acquires a magnetic resonance (mr) image in which objects of interest scattered in a brain of a subject are rendered.
Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

Image processing method, non-transitory computer-readable storage medium and electrical device

An image processing method is applied to an electrical device. The image processing method includes the following steps: reading a first image; defining a motion blur center-point on the first image; receiving a dragging track executed on the first image; and executing a motion blur process according to the motion blur center-point and the dragging track to generate a second image.
Asustek Computer Inc.

Dither directed lut output value interpolation

In an example, a method for image processing may include inputting a first pixel value corresponding to a first pixel of an image into a lut. The lut may map one or more lut input values to one or more lut output values.
Qualcomm Incorporated

Image processing method and image processing apparatus

An image processing method and an image processing apparatus is disclosed. The method includes determining depth information of multiple depth planes, where the depth information of the multiple depth planes is used to indicate the multiple depth planes, the multiple depth planes are respectively corresponding to multiple refocused images of the multiple depth planes, and the multiple refocused images are generated based on raw data of the multiple refocused images, and generating a refocused image of the multiple depth planes according to the depth information, where the refocused image of the multiple depth planes includes focused parts of the multiple refocused images.
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

General spherical capture methods

Systems and methods are described for capturing spherical content. The systems and methods can include determining a region within a plurality of images captured with a plurality of cameras in which to transform two-dimensional data into three-dimensional data, calculating a depth value for a portion of pixels in the region, generating a spherical image, the spherical image including image data for the portion of pixels in the region, constructing, using the image data, a three-dimensional surface in three-dimensional space of a computer graphics object generated by an image processing system, generating, using the image data, a texture mapping to a surface of the computer graphics object, and transmitting the spherical image and the texture mapping for display in a head-mounted display device..
Google Inc.

Image processing apparatus and image processing estimating time required for print processing

When time required for print processing is estimated, estimation in consideration of overlap between objects is performed in such a manner that the objects are regarded as objects with a predetermined simple shape.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Image processing apparatus and image forming apparatus

An image processing apparatus includes multiple image processing units, a detector, and a distribution unit. The multiple image processing units perform image processing to convert image data distributed on a page-by-page basis into raster-format color print data.
Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.

Image processing apparatus and image processing method

An image processing device performs: breaking down a drawing command into horizontal line parameters each indicating a drawing parameter on a line-by-line basis; and reading, from a translucent image storage unit configured to store a translucent image including a translucency value indicating a transmission rate of a color value corresponding to pixel for each of a plurality of pixels, the translucency values of pixels corresponding to the horizontal line parameter, and writing color values designated by the horizontal line parameter directly into a color image storage unit configured to store a color image including a color value for each of a plurality of pixels as the color values of the respective pixels corresponding to the horizontal line parameter without reading the color values of the pixels corresponding to the horizontal line parameter from the color image storage unit, when all of the read translucency values indicate transparent.. .
Ricoh Company, Ltd.

Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and program

An image processing apparatus according to the present invention includes an image forming unit configured to form an image, a measuring unit configured to measure the formed image, a control unit configured to control execution of a single-color calibration to be performed to correct reproduction characteristics of a single-color formed by the image forming unit based on a measuring result of a single-color image formed with a single-color recording agent and execution of a multi-color calibration to be performed to correct reproduction characteristics of a multi-color image formed by the image forming unit based on a measuring result of a multi-color formed with a plurality of recording agents, and a selection unit configured to select whether to cause the control unit to perform the multi-color calibration after completing the single-color calibration or cause the control unit to perform any one of the single-color calibration and the multi-color calibration.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

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

image processing apparatus capable of detecting a person independently of the positional relationship between a camera and the person. The image processing apparatus (100) detects a human region included in an input image.
Konica Minolta, Inc.

Image processing method and apparatus

An image processing method includes determining a vertical baseline and a horizontal baseline corresponding to a boundary of an eye of a user in an input image of the eye of the user, and aligning the input image based on the vertical baseline and the horizontal baseline.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Medical imaging and efficient sharing of medical imaging information

An mri image processing and analysis system may identify instances of structure in mri flow data, e.g., coherency, derive contours and/or clinical markers based on the identified structures. The system may be remotely located from one or more mri acquisition systems, and perform: error detection and/or correction on mri data sets (e.g., phase error correction, phase aliasing, signal unwrapping, and/or on other artifacts); segmentation; visualization of flow (e.g., velocity, arterial versus venous flow, shunts) superimposed on anatomical structure, quantification; verification; and/or generation of patient specific 4-d flow protocols.
Arterys Inc.

Image processing apparatus and image processing method

A method comprises receiving color data and gloss data of an image, converting the color data into a first signal representing a use amount of a dark print material having a relatively high density, generating a second signal in which a use amount corresponding to the gloss data, of the dark print material use amount indicated by the first signal, is replaced with a use amount corresponding to a light print material having a relatively low density, converting the second signal into path separation data corresponding to each printing scan of an apparatus, and performing halftone processing on the path separation data to generate a print signal indicating a print position of an on-dot, for each of the dark print material and the light print material, thereby generating the print signal which causes superposition of on-dots of the light print material in printing scan of the apparatus.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

On-board head-up display device, display method, and car comprising the on-board head-up display device

An on-board head-up display device includes: a navigation module, an eye position detecting module, an image processing module and an image display module; the navigation module is configured to input navigation data and a spatial position coordinate of a car with respect to a position where navigation data is to be executed, to the image processing module; the eye position detecting module is configured to detect a spatial position coordinate of the left and right eyes of the driver with respect to the car; the image processing module is configured to form display information; and the image displaying module, configured to display the display information in image in front of the eyes of the driver, and the image is on a line between the eyes of the driver and the position where the navigation information to be executed.. .
Boe Technology Group Co., Ltd.

Vehicle vision system with enhanced functionality

A vision system for a vehicle includes at least one camera disposed at the equipped vehicle and having a field of view exterior of the equipped vehicle. A control includes an image processor for processing image data captured by the at least one camera.
Magna Electronics Inc.

Image forming apparatus, decoloring apparatus and evaluating a condition of a heating portion of an image processing apparatus

According to one embodiment, an image forming apparatus includes a heating section that heats an image on a sheet formed of decolorable color material; an image forming section that transfers the image formed of the decolorable color material to the sheet; a diagnosis image generating section that instructs the image forming section to generate a diagnosis image formed of a predetermined image on a sheet; a control section that controls the heating section to switch a fixing temperature for fixing the image formed of the decolorable color material on the sheet to a decoloring temperature for decoloring the image formed of the decolorable color material on the sheet; and a first transporting route that transports the sheet on which the diagnosis image of the decolorable color material is formed through the image forming section to the heating section maintained at the decoloring temperature.. .
Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

Dynamic planning needle insertion

A method of planning an image-guided interventional procedure to be performed on a patient, where expected motion of the patient, such as that of a breathing cycle, is determined on a sequence of preoperative images, and the procedure trajectory is planned accordingly. The method takes into account the initial positions of the interventional entry, the target region, and any obstructions or forbidden regions between the entry point and the target region, and uses object tracking methods of image processing on the preoperative images to determine how the positions of these three elements change relative to each other during the patient's motion cycle.
Xact Robotics Ltd.

Magnetic resonance imaging apparatus and image processing apparatus

A magnetic resonance imaging apparatus according to an embodiment includes processing circuitry. The processing circuitry is configured to perform control to display a matrix representing inter-regional connectivity between a plurality of regions in a brain.
Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and storage medium

An image processing apparatus according to an embodiment includes a processing circuitry. The processing circuitry is configured to obtain images in a time series including images of a blood vessel of a subject and correlation information indicating a correlational relationship between physical indices of the blood vessel and function indices of the blood vessel related to vascular hemodynamics, calculate blood vessel morphology indices in a time series indicating morphology of the blood vessel of the subject, on a basis of the images in the time series, and identify a function index of the blood vessel of the subject, by using a physical index of the blood vessel of the subject obtained from the blood vessel morphology indices, on a basis of the correlation information..
Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

Magnetic resonance imaging apparatus and image processing apparatus

A magnetic resonance imaging apparatus according to an embodiment includes processing circuitry. The processing circuitry is configured to specify a search start position of a matrix representing inter-regional connectivity between a plurality of regions in a brain based on a result of an analysis on an image of a subject and an attention degree set to each of the regions.
Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

Endoscope and image processing apparatus using the same

An endoscope to acquire a 3d image and a wide view-angle image and an image processing apparatus using the endoscope includes a front image acquirer to acquire a front image and a lower image acquirer to acquire a lower image in a downward direction of the front image acquirer. The front image acquirer includes a first objective lens and a second objective lens arranged side by side in a horizontal direction.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.





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