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System and method for virtual fitting and consumer interaction

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

Linear transform-based image processing techniques

Date/App# patent app List of recent Image Processing-related patents
07/17/14
20140201393
 Image processing apparatus and method patent thumbnailImage processing apparatus and method
An information processing apparatus comprises a connection section capable of connecting an input/output device; a communication section capable of communicating with an external apparatus; a receiving section configured to receive a request from the external apparatus through the communication section; and a control section configured to enable the input/output device connected to the connection section to execute the processing indicated by the request received by the receiving section.. .
07/17/14
20140201023
 System and method for virtual fitting and consumer interaction patent thumbnailSystem and method for virtual fitting and consumer interaction
In a multimedia device, a method, apparatus, and system for presenting product information to user, provide the means and methods for user to virtually try on the products with user specific image/photo through user interaction, graphical image processing and generation, loading and switching images to generate a continuous virtual fitting experience. Collect and manage user input data and facilitate interaction between consumer and vendor..
07/17/14
20140200896
 Image processing apparatus, control method thereof, and image processing system patent thumbnailImage processing apparatus, control method thereof, and image processing system
An image processing apparatus includes an image processor; an audio input to input a user's speech; a storage to store at least one simple sentence voice command and an operation corresponding to the simple sentence voice command; a communication device to communicate with a server that analyzes a descriptive sentence voice command and determine an operation corresponding to the descriptive sentence voice command; an audio processor to process a first voice command corresponding to the speech and conduct the operation corresponding to the simple sentence voice command if the first voice command is the simple sentence voice command, and to transmit the first voice command to the communication device if the first voice command is not the simple sentence voice command; and a controller configured to display a first guide image which recommends the simple sentence voice command stored in the storage if the corresponding operation for the first voice command determined by the server is identical to one of the at least one simple sentence voice command stored in the storage.. .
07/17/14
20140198992
 Linear transform-based image processing techniques patent thumbnailLinear transform-based image processing techniques
Signal processing techniques utilize operations performed in linear transform domains to perform operations including noise reduction, noise shaping, and gradient integration. The standard wavelet shrinkage method may be altered to constrain the modification of wavelet coefficients towards an initial estimate of the adjusted coefficients.
07/17/14
20140198991
 Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and computer-readable medium patent thumbnailImage processing apparatus, image processing method, and computer-readable medium
An image processing apparatus includes an accepting unit, a calculation unit, a coefficient setting unit, and a processor. The accepting unit accepts a set of feeling expressions representing texture factors.
07/17/14
20140198988
 Image processing device and image processing method patent thumbnailImage processing device and image processing method
An image processing device includes a control unit which controls a read out of a reference image which is referred to when performing motion compensation on an image, with a range based on a maximum value of a motion amount in a vertical direction of a motion vector of the image as a target; and a motion compensation processing unit which performs motion compensation on the image using the motion vector and the reference image which is read out according to the control by the control unit.. .
07/17/14
20140198987
 Structure descriptors for image processing patent thumbnailStructure descriptors for image processing
A structure descriptor for an m×n pixel block of an image may be determined. The m×n pixel block may contain a primary pixel having a primary pixel value and a plurality of secondary pixels having respective secondary pixel values.
07/17/14
20140198985
 Image processing apparatus for performing color interpolation upon captured images and related method thereof patent thumbnailImage processing apparatus for performing color interpolation upon captured images and related method thereof
An image processing method includes: receiving image data from a frame buffer, wherein each pixel of the image data has only one color information; estimating four second color information corresponding to up, down, left, and right sides of the target pixel respectively according to a first color information of the target pixel per se and color information of the neighboring pixels for a target pixel of the image data; calculating four color difference gradients corresponding to up, down, left, and right sides of the target pixel respectively according to the four second color information of the target pixel; determining an edge texture characteristic of the target pixel according to the four color difference gradients of the target pixel; and determining whether to modify the bit value of the first color information of the target pixel stored in a frame buffer according to an edge texture characteristic of the target pixel.. .
07/17/14
20140198971
 Failure detection system and failure detection method patent thumbnailFailure detection system and failure detection method
A failure detection system that includes an image processing unit configured to acquire a morphological image illustrating a morphology of the absorbent article after processing of the absorbent article, in each of the plurality of steps, a failure detection unit configured to detect the existence of a failure location of the absorbent article after processing, based on the morphological image acquired by the image processing unit, and an image display unit configured to display an image of the absorbent article after processing, when a failure location of the absorbent article is detected by the failure detection unit.. .
07/17/14
20140198967
 Paper sheet processing apparatus patent thumbnailPaper sheet processing apparatus
A paper sheet processing apparatus that performs a recognizing process of a paper sheet includes: a paper sheet recognition sensor (11) that reads an image of a paper sheet; a number-attribute information memory (131) that stores number attribute information including number recognition conditions for recognizing a number given to a paper sheet; and an image processing unit (134) and a character recognizing unit (135) that recognize a number of a paper sheet from an image read by the paper sheet recognition sensor (11), based on number recognition conditions stored in the number-attribute information memory (131).. .
07/17/14
20140198955
System and method for distorted camera image correction
The invention provides an image processing method for processing a sequence of images, comprising the steps of: obtaining, from a visual sensor, at least two images of the sequence of images, detecting whether the images include a distortion, determining an image warping function at least partially compensating the distortion, applying the determined warping function to the image(s) including the distortion, and calculating by a processing unit, and outputting, an optical flow as a displacement vector field form the images.. .
07/17/14
20140198953
Image processing device, image processing method, control program, and recording medium
An image processing device configured to detect a detection target, which is all or a part of a predetermined main body on an image has a detection target detection unit that detects an estimated detection target that the image processing device assumes to be the detection target from the image, a heterogeneous target determination unit that determines whether the estimated detection target detected by the detection target detection unit is an estimated heterogeneous target that the image processing device assumes to be a heterogeneous target, which is all or a part of a main body different in class from the main body, and a detection target determination unit that determines whether the estimated detection target detected by the detection target detection unit is the detection target based on a determination result of the heterogeneous target determination unit.. .
07/17/14
20140198952
Image processing method
A method and apparatus for localizing an area in relative movement and for determining the speed and direction thereof in real time is disclosed. Each pixel of an image is smoothed using its own time constant.
07/17/14
20140198951
Image processing apparatus and image processing method
A dictionary for detection of an object is created from an image obtained by performing an image process, which depends on a first image process parameter, on the training image of the detection target object. The dictionary created based on the image process depending on the first image process parameter is determined, based on a result of detecting the object from an image obtained by performing an image process, which depends on the first image process parameter, on a photographed image based on the dictionary.
07/17/14
20140198950
Image processing device, image processing method, and computer readable medium
An image processing device is provided, the image processing device comprising: an image input unit configured to be input with a frame image of an imaging area imaged by a camera; an image processing unit configured to process the frame image input to the image input unit, and detect an object imaged in the frame image; and an operation frequency determination unit configured to determine a frequency of an operation clock of the image processing unit according to the number of objects detected by the image processing unit, wherein the operation frequency determination unit lowers the frequency of the operation clock of the image processing unit as the number of objects detected by the image processing unit becomes smaller.. .
07/17/14
20140198897
X-ray imaging apparatus, medical image processing apparatus, x-ray imaging method and medical image processing method
According to one embodiment, an x-ray imaging apparatus includes an x-ray image acquisition unit, a control system and a display processing part. The x-ray image acquisition unit is configured to acquire x-ray image data of an object by using at least one imaging system.
07/17/14
20140198895
Medical imaging system
A medical imaging system includes a radiographing apparatus and an image processing apparatus. The radiographing apparatus is provided with a talbot or talbot-lau interferometer and includes an x-ray source, an x-ray detector, and a subject table.
07/17/14
20140198351
Method and system for performing image processing on a document based on a delayed determination of whether the document is monochrome or color
Embodiments include systems and methods for performing image processing on a document based on a delayed determination of whether the document is monochrome or color. The image reproduction system includes image processing hardware configured to receive a plurality of pixels corresponding to a scan document, perform color processing on the plurality of pixels to produce color-processed scan data, perform monochrome processing on the plurality of pixels to produce monochrome-processed scan data, produce color distribution data for the plurality of pixels, and determine from the color distribution data that the scan document is one of a color document or a monochrome document.
07/17/14
20140198349
Image processing apparatus and image processing method
An image processing apparatus performs a density adjustment process for generating an image containing a copy-forgery-inhibited pattern image for warning against the use of copy products. To help users to easily adjust the density of a latent image portion and a background portion in the copy-forgery-inhibited pattern image, the image processing apparatus determines a density relationship of the latent image portion and the background portion by performing a plurality of adjustment operations, in combination, different in the amount of adjustment relating to the range of variable density in at least one of the latent image portion and the background portion, and sets, based on the density relationship, the density data of each of the latent image portion and the background portion in the data of the copy-forgery-inhibited pattern image..
07/17/14
20140198256
Image processing apparatus and associated method
An image processing apparatus for processing multiple sets of first image data of an image in a first color space is provided. The first color space is defined by multiple color components excluding a saturation component.
07/17/14
20140198242
Image capturing apparatus and image processing method
An image capturing apparatus and an image processing method are disclosed. The image capturing apparatus includes an image capturing module, a micro processor, and a display module.
07/17/14
20140198234
Image processing apparatus, program, image processing method, and imaging apparatus
An image processing apparatus includes: a decision unit that determines a character having a predetermined meaning from a captured image; a determination unit that determines whether the captured image is a person image or the captured image is an image which is different from the person image; a storage unit that stores a first syntax which is a syntax of a sentence used for the person image and a second syntax which is a syntax of a sentence used for the image which is different from the person image; and an output unit that outputs a sentence of the first syntax using the character having a predetermined meaning when the determination unit determines that the captured image is the person image, and outputs a sentence of the second syntax using the character having a predetermined meaning when the determination unit determines that the captured image is the image which is different from the person image.. .
07/17/14
20140198231
Image processing apparatus, image pickup apparatus and image processing method
The image processing apparatus includes an image acquirer configured to acquire an input image produced by image capturing through a zoom lens whose magnification is variable, and a processor configured to perform an image restoration process using an image restoration filter produced on a basis of information on aberration of the zoom lens. The processor is configured to not perform the image restoration process on a central image area of the input image produced by the image capturing through the zoom lens set in a specific magnification state and to perform the image restoration process on a specific image area more outer than the central image area of that input image..
07/17/14
20140198230
Image processing apparatus, image capturing apparatus, image processing method, and storage medium
By the conventional method, it is not possible to check whether or not a target subject is included in a range in which refocus can be performed at the time of image capturing or at the time of editing a captured image. An image processing apparatus includes a subject of interest specification unit configured to specify a subject of interest within a parallax image obtained by performing image capturing from a plurality of different viewpoints, and a notification unit configured to notify a user of a focused state of the specified subject of interest in an image to be generated by performing image combination processing using the parallax image..
07/17/14
20140198197
Image processing apparatus, microscope system, and recording medium
An image processing apparatus includes: a normalization unit that generates a plurality of normalized images by correcting, based on different imaging conditions, brightness of a plurality of images at different brightness obtained by imaging a same subject with the different imaging conditions; and an image combining unit that generates a combined image by combining the plurality of normalized images. When the normalized image corresponding to a reference image that is a brightest image among the plurality of images is defined as a reference normalized image, the image combining unit combines the reference normalized image and a non-reference normalized image that is the normalized image other than the reference normalized image to bring gradation of pixel of the combined image close to gradation of pixel of the reference normalized image if the gradation of pixel of the combined image is smaller than the gradation of pixel of the reference normalized image..
07/17/14
20140198196
System and method for determining engagement of audience members during a lecture
A system and method for determining engagement of members of an audience during a lecture. Speech by the lecturer is detected to initiate image processing, which is performed by first capturing the audience in multiple image frames using a video camera; performing edge detection on an image frame to generate a digital edge map of the frame; detecting an approximate facial region skeletal image candidate in the image frame including circular and elliptical shapes for iris, eye and face; extracting location information for a candidate face in the image frame, including eyes and irises in the skeletal image to generate approximate facial region location information; and determining, from the location information, whether required spatial relationships exist within a candidate, for that candidate to be considered as a face of one of the members.
07/17/14
20140198188
Image processing device, method and recording medium, stereoscopic image capture device, portable electronic apparatus, printer, and stereoscopic image player device
An image processing method includes: acquiring a first image and second image with a parallax, calculating a parallax indicating a shift amount of a corresponding pixel of the second image with respect to each pixel of the first image, deciding an image processing coefficient to perform edge emphasis or edge correction based on the parallax with respect to every image processing target pixel of the first image and the second image, and performing image processing on the first image and the second image using the image processing coefficient.. .
07/17/14
20140198186
3d image generating device
A 3d image generating device is provided and includes: a lenticular plate storage chamber for storing a plurality of lenticular plates; a picture-taking device for taking a picture of an object to generate an object image; an image processing unit for capturing and processing the object image of the object to generate a front-view object image and combining the front-view object image with a rear-view image to generate a synthetic 3d image; a lenticular plate conveying unit for moving the lenticular plates inside the lenticular plate storage chamber to a printing device; a memory unit for storing at least one rear-view image; the printing device for printing the synthetic 3d image on a flat surface of the lenticular plate; and a controlling unit for controlling operation of the picture-taking device, the image processing unit, the memory unit, the printing device, and the lenticular plate conveying unit.. .
07/17/14
20140198140
Display, image processing unit, image processing method, and electronic apparatus
An image processing method includes: obtaining, based on a plurality of pieces of first luminance information that correspond to fourth sub-pixels contained in a pixel region to which a focused pixel belongs and based on a relative positional relationship between a first sub-pixel and the fourth sub-pixel in a display pixel, second luminance information that corresponds to the fourth sub-pixel of the focused pixel, in which the focused pixel is a display pixel in a display section that includes a plurality of display pixels each having the first sub-pixel, a second sub-pixel, and a third sub-pixel that are configured to emit light of basic colors, and the fourth sub-pixel that is configured to emit light of a color other than the basic colors; and replacing the first luminance information that corresponds to the fourth sub-pixel of the focused pixel with the second luminance information.. .
07/17/14
20140198124
Transparency-based image processing method, device, and terminal
The present disclosure discloses a transparency-based image processing method, device, and terminal. The method includes steps of: acquiring first simulated pixel information representing a first pixel, and acquiring first transparency information; acquiring second simulated pixel information representing a second pixel, and acquiring second transparency information; calculating third simulated pixel information representing a third pixel as a sum of a product of the first simulated pixel information times the first transparency information and a product of the second simulated pixel information times the second transparency information; and acquiring a third actual pixel by narrowing the third simulated pixel information.
07/17/14
20140198115
Image processing apparatus and control method thereof
An image processing apparatus and its control method receives a drawing command including a moving image drawing command and a graphics drawing command and performs drawing processing. A drawing command is received, and the moving image drawing command is separated from the graphics drawing command.
07/17/14
20140198103
Method for polygon reduction
The present invention generally relates to computer graphics and more specifically to a computer implemented method allowing for improvements in the creation of a polygon reduced three-dimensional graphics image. The present invention also relates to a corresponding image processing apparatus and a computer program product..
07/17/14
20140198089
Image processing unit, image processing apparatus and image display system
An image processing unit including an always on circuit block and a non-always on circuit block is provided. When operating under a first operation mode, the non-always on circuit block receives a bias voltage from a power supply unit, so as to perform an image processing operation on an image input signal.
07/17/14
20140198056
Digital image processing method and computing device thereof
A computing device-implemented method and the computing device thereof are provided. A center area and an outer area of the picture displayed on the touch-sensitive screen are defined.
07/17/14
20140197979
Adaptive sensing system
The present invention relates to the fields of electromagnetic sensing, automatic security screening and contraband detection. The present invention especially relates to an adaptive sensing system, a sensing method and a corresponding computer program product.
07/10/14
20140196003
Image processing software development method, image processing software development device, and image processing software development program
The present invention includes four types of component diagrams, namely, an input/output data memory management component diagram, an input data value setup component diagram, a library execution component diagram, and an output data value acquisition component diagram, with respect to image processing library functions for a programming language and to an input/output data structure for the image processing library functions. The present invention also includes upper-level component diagrams, which are prepared by connecting the four types of component diagrams as lower-level component diagrams in the order of use, writes an algorithm by combining the lower- and upper-level component diagrams, and executes the written algorithm.
07/10/14
20140195955
Display operation device allocating a plurality of functions to a key, image processing apparatus, and method of receiving user operations
A display operation device has a display-integrated operation panel with a display screen, on which a monochrome copy start key and a color copy start key are displayed. When black-toner-out or color-toner-out occurs, on the monochrome copy start key and the color copy start key, another ui component such as black-toner-out key and color-toner-out key is displayed.
07/10/14
20140195915
Imaging device, image processing method, and program thereof
An imaging device includes a display unit for displaying a video image being captured, an index operating unit for inputting an instruction for an index, and an index setting unit for setting as an index section, a section in the video image captured for a predetermined time period including a time point of a user's operation of inputting the instruction for the index, in response to one user's operation on the index operating unit while the video image is captured.. .
07/10/14
20140195623
System, information processing apparatus, method for controlling the same, and non-transitory computer-readable medium
An information processing apparatus that manages a processing flow including a plurality of tasks and is connected to an image processing apparatus and a user terminal, the information processing apparatus comprises: an issuing unit which, if the processing flow requested from the image processing apparatus includes a mail-transmission task of transmitting an e-mail with an attached document from the image processing apparatus to the user terminal, issues a mail address in association with the requested processing flow, wherein the attached document is document data to be processed in the processing flow; a setting unit which sets, as a “reply-to” setting of the e-mail, the issued mail address into the mail-transmission task included in the requested processing flow; and a first transmission unit which transmits the processing flow set by the setting unit to the image processing apparatus.. .
07/10/14
20140194745
Ultrasound image diagnostic device
An ultrasound image diagnostic device including: a transducer to output transmission ultrasound toward a subject by a drive signal and also to output a reception signal by receiving reflection ultrasound from the subject; a noise output section in which when the transducer receives the reflection ultrasound, a voltage containing noise is applied to the transducer to amplify the reception signal by a stochastic resonance phenomenon; a harmonic extracting section to extract a harmonic component from the reception signal; and an image processing section to generate ultrasound diagnostic image data of an interior of the subject based on the harmonic component extracted by the harmonic extracting section, wherein the noise output section applies a voltage containing noise such that the harmonic component is amplified by the stochastic resonance phenomenon to the transducer.. .
07/10/14
20140194732
Trocar, and surgery assistance system
A surgery assistance system 101 includes forceps trocars 1a and 1b having retractable cameras 17a and 17b and marks 19a and 19b, a laparoscope trocar 3, forceps 4a and 4b, a laparoscope 5 having a mark 19d, an image processing device 6 that inputs the images obtained from the retractable cameras 17a and 17b and the image obtained from the laparoscope 5 and combines these images to create a three dimensional image, a three dimensional monitor 7 that outputs the three dimensional image created by the image processing device 6, and an optical tracking sensor 9. The positional relationships of the marks 19 and the corresponding cameras 17 are fixed.
07/10/14
20140194730
Magnetic resonance imaging apparatus and image processing apparatus
A magnetic resonance imaging (mri) apparatus according to an exemplary embodiment includes a sequence controller and a data processor. The sequence controller executes a pulse sequence using a combination of multiple types of labeling methods to acquire magnetic resonance signals.
07/10/14
20140194691
Scanning endoscope apparatus
A scanning endoscope apparatus includes a light source section that emits illumination light, an optical fiber that irradiates the illumination light from a distal end to a subject with directivity, a drive element and a scanning drive section that perform scanning by the distal end of the optical fiber, a first light detection section that detects light from a direction of the distal end of the optical fiber, a second light detection section that detects light from an entire scanning range, and an image processing section that forms image information to be outputted to a display section based on a result of addition of a detection result corresponding to an external factor light component in a first light detection result and a second light detection result.. .
07/10/14
20140194686
Endoscopic device and operating method thereof
An endoscopic device includes: a light source unit configured to repeat for every frame period, an operation of emitting illumination light during a front period and turning off the illumination light during a back period of the frame period; a buffer memory mounted in an endoscopic scope and configured to store image information of a frame image signal output from an image capturing unit; and an information transmitting unit configured to read out the image information of the frame image signal from the buffer memory and transmit the image information to an image processing unit, in which the information transmitting unit reads out the image information of the frame image signal from the buffer memory within the frame period.. .
07/10/14
20140194683
Trocar, and surgery assistance system
An opening portion 13 is provided at a position of a pipe portion 11. The position of opening portion 13 is reliably within the body of the patient.
07/10/14
20140193768
Image processing apparatus and image processing method
A panoramic imaging apparatus functionally includes an image processing apparatus. In this apparatus, two planar images are produced, which are subjected to registration.
07/10/14
20140193135
Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and program
An image processing apparatus includes a display control unit configured to scroll a plurality of pieces of content data, a prediction unit configured to predict which content data among the plurality of pieces of content data moves from a hidden area to a display area according to a scroll display control condition controlled by the display control unit, and a decoding unit configured to decode the content data predicted by the prediction unit before the predicted content data moves to the display area.. .
07/10/14
20140193098
Image processing method and image processing device thereof for image alignment
An image processing method for image alignment, includes sequentially receiving a plurality of images; generating at least one threshold corresponding to each image according to a plurality of intensities of each image of the plurality of images; converting each image according to the thresholds of each image, for generating a plurality of binary images; acquiring a plurality of characteristic pixels of each binary image according to the plurality of binary images; and aligning the plurality of images according to the plurality of characteristic pixels of each binary image.. .
07/10/14
20140193092
Superresolution image processing using an invertible sparse matrix
Superresolution image processing that can be applied when two image frames of the same scene are available so that image information from one frame can be used to enhance the image from the other frame. The superresolution image processing uses a sparse matrix generated based on a markov random field defined over these two image frames.
07/10/14
20140193089
Image processing device and method
An image processing device of the present disclosure includes: a transform unit that transforms the quantization parameter used in quantization of image data into parameters; and a transmission unit that transmits the parameters generated from the quantization parameter transformed by the transform unit. For example, at the time of encoding of image data, the quantization parameter of the image data is divided by 2 and is transformed into a parameter indicating the quotient and a parameter indicating the remainder, and the parameters are transmitted.
07/10/14
20140193086
Image processing methods and apparatuses
Provided are image processing method and apparatus. The method includes selecting one of a plurality of images matched in structure as reference image, and select another of the images as subject image; for a subject pixel in the subject image, determining a pixel corresponding to the subject pixel in the reference image; calculating similarity values of at least part of pixels in the reference image with respect to the pixel corresponding to the subject pixel; establishing weight coefficients based on the similarity values, and weighted averaging the subject pixel in the subject image to obtain a processed pixel value.
07/10/14
20140193082
Image processing apparatus and method
According to one embodiment, an image processing apparatus includes following units. The selection unit selects a pixel from a target image.
07/10/14
20140193073
Method and apparatus to highlight information in complex visual environments
An image processing system is described which is arranged to highlight information in image displays by selectively blurring less important areas of an image. By generating such displays comprising areas which are in focus and areas which are out of focus, a viewer's attention is preferentially drawn towards those areas of an image which appear sharp.
07/10/14
20140193069
Method and device for processing an image to remove color fringe
In image processing, a color fringe is removed. The processing includes selecting a maximum gradient magnitude among gradient magnitudes for each of color components in an image, calculating a boundary of a dilated near-saturation region in the image, detecting a transition region in the image according to the maximum gradient magnitude and the dilated near-saturation region, and removing a color fringe from the transition region..
07/10/14
20140193066
Contrast enhancement spiking neuron network sensory processing apparatus and methods
Apparatus and methods for contrast enhancement and feature identification. In one implementation, an image processing apparatus utilizes latency coding and a spiking neuron network to encode image brightness into spike latency.
07/10/14
20140193062
Methods and apparatus for diagnosis and/or prognosis of cancer
The subject invention concerns methods for the detection, diagnosis, and/or prognosis of cancer by analyzing centrosomal features. In one embodiment, a method includes receiving an image of one or more cells; selecting a region of interest in one cell; segmenting the region of interest to delineate at least one centrosomal; extracting one or more features from the segmented image; and analyzing the extracted features to diagnose cancer.
07/10/14
20140193054
Apparatus and method for generating an attenuation correction map
The invention relates to an apparatus for generating an attenuation correction map. An image providing unit (5, 6) provides an image of an object comprising different element classes and a segmentation unit (11) applies a segmentation to the image for generating a segmented image comprising image regions corresponding to the element classes.
07/10/14
20140193039
System and method of measuring distances related to an object
A system and method for the measurement of distances related to an object depicted in an image. One aspect including delivery of supplemental materials for fenestration and for constructing insulating materials for fenestration.
07/10/14
20140193038
Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and program
An information processing system that acquires an image captured by an image pickup unit; acquires one or a plurality of templates each including one or a plurality of fields; compares the image to the one or plurality of templates; and outputs a result based on the comparison, the result indicating whether recognition of each of the one or plurality of fields of the one or plurality of templates was successful.. .
07/10/14
20140192960
X-ray imaging apparatus, medical image processing apparatus, x-ray imaging method and medical image processing method
According to one embodiment, an x-ray imaging apparatus includes an x-ray image acquisition unit, a control system and a display processing part. The x-ray image acquisition unit acquires x-ray image data of an object by using at least one imaging system.
07/10/14
20140192387
Image processing device and image processing method
An image processing device includes an image-modification processing unit and an adjustment unit. The image-modification processing unit executes first image-modification processing wherein pixels are inserted to or deleted from a subject image in a first direction or pixels in the subject image are shifted in the first direction and second image modification processing wherein pixels in the subject image are shifted in a second direction.
07/10/14
20140192380
Image forming apparatus
The image forming apparatus includes an image processing portion for creating image data of a document read by an image reading portion and a communication portion for transmitting the created image data to a server or cloud, and obtains the image data saved in the server or the like to perform required processing, in which a reduced image generating portion for creating reduced image data based on the created image data, a main storage portion for linking the reduced image data and a saving destination of the data serving as original thereof for storage, and a display portion for displaying an operation screen are included, and the reduced image data stored in the main storage portion is displayed on the display portion to select image data for which the required processing is performed.. .
07/10/14
20140192372
Method of processing image and image forming apparatus using the same
An image processing method and an image forming apparatus using the same. The method of processing includes dividing an image into a predetermined number of blocks, calculating an average of color signals of pixels existing in each of the blocks divided, classifying the blocks into color blocks and monochrome blocks using the calculated average, and determining whether the image is a color image or a monochrome image using a proportion of the color blocks.
07/10/14
20140192319
Fundus image detection apparatus and method for obtaining fundus image of eye of animal
A fundus image detection apparatus capable of detecting a fundus image of an eye of an animal is provided. The fundus image detection apparatus includes an image capturing unit and an image processing unit electrically connected with the image capturing unit.
07/10/14
20140192238
System and method for imaging and image processing
One or more objects of interest from a scene are selected. Depth information of the one or more objects is calculated.
07/10/14
20140192237
Image processing apparatus, image processing method and program, and image pickup apparatus including image processing apparatus
The image processing apparatus processes an image signal obtained from an image pickup element, using an image pickup optical system arranged to obtain directional traveling information of object image light corresponding to a pupil division area of a photographing lens. The apparatus includes: a unit of setting a focal position at which the refocused image is generated; and a unit of correcting an image signal of a defect pixel of the image pickup element using an image signal of other pixel.
07/10/14
20140192215
Method of detecting subject of image and imaging device thereof
A method of detecting the subject of an image and imaging device thereof are disclosed. The method comprises the following steps of providing an image capturing module to capture the temporal image, providing the image processing module to receive the temporal image and to determine a plurality of objects from the temporal image, using the image processing module to define a plurality of regions on the temporal image based on the center of temporal image, using the image processing module to assign an initial setup value to each of the objects according to the region corresponding to each of the objects, using the imaging processing module to execute an operation to increase or decrease each of the initial setup values, using the image processing module to execute a sorting, and selecting at least one of the objects as a subject of the temporal image..
07/10/14
20140192212
Image processing method and apparatus
Embodiments of the present invention disclose an image processing method and an apparatus. The image processing method includes: receiving information of starting a first camera and a second camera simultaneously to perform photographing; using the first camera to photograph and obtain a first image, and using the second camera to photograph and obtain a second image; and displaying the first image and the second image simultaneously.
07/10/14
20140192203
System and method for focusing an electronic imaging system
The present invention relates to the field of image processing and methodologies to passively focus an image automatically, using the electronic sensor signal. The method comprises the steps of; receiving a pixel image, generating at least two histograms of the received image using at least two different frequency components, finding widths of acquired histograms and storing them as a focus measure, finding the difference between last received frame's highest frequency component histogram width and at least one previously received frame's histogram width corresponding to the same component, is there a meaningful difference?, and using the difference to determine the focus direction signal.
07/10/14
20140192168
Image processing device, method, and stereoscopic image display device
According to an embodiment, an image processing device provides a stereoscopic image to be displayed on a display and includes an acquisition unit, first and second calculators, a selector, and a determiner. The acquisition unit acquires observer information.
07/10/14
20140192160
Three-dimensional image sensing device and method of sensing three-dimensional images
A three-dimensional image sensing device includes a light source, a sensing module, and a signal processing module. The sensing module includes a pixel array, a control unit, and a light source driver.
07/10/14
20140192156
Stereo-image processing apparatus, stereo-image processing method, and recording medium
A stereo-image processing apparatus capable of adaptively converting, regarding stereo vision, a parallax distribution of a stereo image in accordance with human visual performance is provided. The stereo-image processing apparatus includes a continuity detection unit (31) that detects a parallax continuous region on the basis of the discontinuity of parallax values in a stereo image and a conversion processing unit (32) that performs processing for enhancing the parallax gradient of the parallax continuous region..
07/10/14
20140192150
Image processing device, method for controlling image processing device, control program, and computer-readable recording medium which records the control program
An image processing device (10a) that receives a plurality of individual images including at least two images that form a stereoscopic image and generates a display image displaying the plurality of input individual images simultaneously on a display unit. The image processing device includes an image conversion unit (111) that converts at least one image among the input images that form the stereoscopic image into a planar image, and an image generation unit (151) that generates the display image by synthesizing the planar image that has been converted by the image conversion unit (111) and an image among the plurality of input images that has not been converted into a planer image by the image conversion unit (111)..
07/10/14
20140192107
Image processing apparatus, image processing system, and image processing method
An image processing apparatus includes a recording control unit for recording, by a recording head, a recording position adjustment chart including a pattern for adjusting a recording position of the recording head discharging ink and a mark formed in a position different from that of the pattern, a reading unit for reading the recording position adjustment chart as image data, a first detection unit for detecting a position and inclination of the recording position adjustment chart when reading the recording position adjustment chart based on the mark, a second detection unit for detecting the position of the pattern based on the position and the inclination detected by the first detection unit, and a determination unit for determining adjustment values for the recording position adjustment based on the image data of the recording position adjustment chart in which the position of the pattern has been detected by the second detection unit.. .
07/10/14
20140192100
Burn-in reduction apparatus, self-luminous display apparatus, image processing apparatus, electronic device, burn-in reduction method, and computer program
A burn-in reduction apparatus, includes an illumination sensor configured to detect brightness of outside light incident on an area near a display screen; and a contrast control section configured to control a drive condition of a display device in accordance with the detected brightness to reduce a contrast ratio of display brightness steplessly or in a stepwise manner.. .
07/10/14
20140192070
Configurable image processing system and method thereof
The present invention discloses a configure image process system and a configure image process method thereof applicable to a predetermine image process structure. The configure image process system includes n pieces of logic hardware and a control module, wherein n is a positive integer.
07/10/14
20140192067
System for non-destructive image processing
An image processor comprises a plurality of processing modules coupled together in series. Each of at least two of the processing modules includes an image data input to receive at least one of i) an original image or ii) image data output by a previous processing module in the series.
07/10/14
20140192065
Parallel image processing system
System and method for a parallel image processing mechanism for applying mask data patterns to substrate in a lithography manufacturing process are disclosed. In one embodiment, the parallel image processing system includes a graphics engine configured to partition an object into a plurality of trapezoids and form an edge list for representing each of the plurality of trapezoids, and a distributor configured to receive the edge list from the graphics engine and distribute the edge list to a plurality of scan line image processing units.
07/10/14
20140192058
Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and recording medium storing an image processing program
An image processing apparatus measures duration of the drawing operation by using coordinate information that indicates coordinate instructed to draw and time information that indicates time when the coordinates are detected, determines predicted time in accordance with the duration of the drawing operation, and generates an drawn image by calculating the predicted coordinates after the predicted time passes. The image processing apparatus calculates a characteristic value of the drawing operation by using the coordinate information and the time information and measures the duration of the drawing operation in case the characteristic value of the drawing operation is less than predetermined threshold value..
07/10/14
20140192047
Stereoscopic image display device, image processing device, and image processing method
According to an embodiment, a stereoscopic image display device includes a display, a determiner, a generator, and a display controller. The display is configured to display a stereoscopic image which includes a plurality of parallax images having mutually different parallaxes.
07/10/14
20140192040
Image processing method and image processing apparatus
An image processing method is disclosed according to one embodiment of the present invention. The method comprises receiving an image according to a first timing signal having at least one first active pixel time period, at least one first horizontal blanking time period and a first vertical blanking time period; and outputting the image according to a second timing signal having at least one second active pixel time period, at least one second horizontal blanking time period and a second vertical blanking time period.


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