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 Methods, systems, and products for language preferences patent thumbnailMethods, systems, and products for language preferences
Methods, systems, and computer program products provide personalized feedback in a cloud-based environment. A client device routes image data to a server for analysis.
At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.


 Vehicle-mounted image recognition device patent thumbnailVehicle-mounted image recognition device
This vehicle-mounted image recognition device achieves improved performance in flashing light source recognition at low cost and without loss of performance in image recognition applications such as preceding vehicle recognition and white line recognition. At staggered exposure timing, imaging is performed alternately with a first imaging unit and a second imaging unit, which form a pair in a vehicle-mounted camera.
Hitachi Automotive Systems ,ltd.


 Image recognition method, image recognition apparatus, and recording medium patent thumbnailImage recognition method, image recognition apparatus, and recording medium
An image recognition method for an image recognition apparatus includes detecting, setting, acquiring, selecting, and specifying. At least one part of an identification target is selected from an identification target image.
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha


 Display device patent thumbnailDisplay device
The display device includes an imaging unit configured to capture an image of the front of the host vehicle, an image recognition unit configured to recognize an image of the preceding vehicle in the windshield when seen by a driver of the host vehicle from a driver's eye-point which is set in advance in the interior of the host vehicle, and a display control unit configured to cause the display projection unit to project an elongated preceding vehicle distance display, extending laterally along a lower end of the image of the preceding vehicle, onto a position below the image of the preceding vehicle. The display control unit projects the preceding vehicle distance display having a larger lateral width as the inter-vehicle distance becomes smaller..
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha


 Recognition data generation device, image recognition device, and recognition data generation method patent thumbnailRecognition data generation device, image recognition device, and recognition data generation method
A recognition data creation device includes an image acquirer and a data creator. The image acquirer acquires a plurality of image frames included in a frame sequence that composes video content.
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.


 Image processing apparatus, communication system, communication method and imaging device patent thumbnailImage processing apparatus, communication system, communication method and imaging device
An image processing apparatus includes an image acquisition unit, an image recognition unit, a character information acquisition unit, and a communication unit. The image acquisition unit acquires an image.
Olympus Corporation


 Communication based searching method and apparatus patent thumbnailCommunication based searching method and apparatus
A system for storing and accessing data relating to real estate, for example, a memory or a software application for execution upon an electronic device (e.g., smartphone). The software application provides to the user information, statistics, or other data regarding real estate or associated geographic regions based upon user criteria.
Lennar Pacific Properties Management, Inc.


 Image recognition system and an image-based search method patent thumbnailImage recognition system and an image-based search method
An image recognition system includes a data storage that stores, in association with each of a plurality of reference articles, a feature value calculated from an image of the reference article and a category group to which the reference article belongs, a camera configured to capture an image of an article to be identified, a display, and a processor. The processor is configured to calculate a feature value of the article to be identified, based on the captured image, determine a top candidate based on a similarity level between the feature value of the article to be identified and each of the feature values of the reference articles, select one or more reference articles that belong to a category group to which the top candidate belongs, as one or more candidates, and control the display to display one or more objects corresponding to the one or more candidates, respectively..
Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha


 Image recognition device, image sensor, and image recognition method patent thumbnailImage recognition device, image sensor, and image recognition method
An image recognition device includes an identification unit configured to compare a feature point in an input image and a feature point in every model image to compute a first degree of similarity between the input image and the model image, and to identify the input image on the basis of said first degree of similarity. To compute the first degree of similarity for a model image, the identification unit adds to a score based on a matching feature point for each feature point in the model image matching a feature point in the input image.
Omron Corporation


 Lexicon-free, matching-based word-image recognition patent thumbnailLexicon-free, matching-based word-image recognition
Methods and systems recognize alphanumeric characters in an image by computing individual representations of every character of an alphabet at every character position within a certain word transcription length. These methods and systems embed the individual representations of each alphabet character in a common vectorial subspace (using a matrix) and embed a received image of an alphanumeric word into the common vectorial subspace (using the matrix).
Xerox Corporation


Method and managing bandwidth in providing communication services

Aspects of the subject disclosure may include, for example, obtaining data that is captured by a device, obtaining metadata corresponding to the data where the metadata describes a context of the capturing of the data, analyzing the metadata to identify a segment context of a segment of the data without performing an image recognition for the segment of the data, and, responsive to a determination that the context does not satisfy a context criterion, generating a low bandwidth version of the segment and transmitting the low bandwidth version of the segment of the data, wherein the low bandwidth version is transmitted at a second bandwidth that is lower than the first bandwidth. Other embodiments are disclosed..
At&t Intellectual Property I, Lp

Three-dimensional mounting method and three-dimensional mounting device

A three-dimensional mounting method for successively laminating n number of upper-layer joining materials includes positioning a first upper-layer joining material relative to a lowermost-layer joining material by recognizing an alignment position of the lowermost-layer joining material and a lower face alignment position of the first upper-layer joining material by a two-field image recognition unit, storing positional coordinates of the alignment position of the lowermost-layer joining material, positioning an (n+1)-th upper-layer joining material relative to an n-th upper-layer joining material by recognizing an upper face alignment position of the n-th upper-layer joining material and a lower face alignment position of the (n+1)-th upper-layer joining material, storing positional coordinates of the upper face alignment position of the n-th upper-layer joining material, recognizing an upper face alignment position of the n-th uppermost-layer joining material, and storing positional coordinates of the upper face alignment position of the n-th uppermost-layer joining material.. .
Toray Engineering Co., Ltd.

Standardized process to quantify the value of research manuscripts

This invention is for a standardized process to quantify the value of research manuscripts. It consists of four steps: 1) the overall argument structure of the paper is encoded into a language of symbolic logic, 2) each logic statement is assigned a probability value based on information provided in the manuscript, 3) the methodologies used in the research manuscript are examined, and 4) the research manuscript is inspected for any duplicate text or images.

Image processing apparatus and image processing method

In a case where generating a training image of an object to be used to generate a dictionary to be referred to in image recognition processing of detecting the object from an input image, model information of an object to be detected is set, and a luminance image of the object and a range image are input. The luminance distribution of the surface of the object is estimated based on the luminance image and the range image, and the training image of the object is generated based on the model information and the luminance distribution..
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Target detection device for avoiding collision between vehicle and target captured by sensor mounted to the vehicle

The target detecting device comprises a radar sensor, an imaging sensor, and an ecu. The target detected by the radar sensor is selected under certain conditions, for example, i) a reception intensity of the reflected radar waves is equal to or more than a predetermined value, or ii) the target is moving, to be outputted externally.
Denso Corporation

Adaptive control for charged particle beam processing

An improved process control for a charged beam system is provided that allows the capability of accurately producing complex two and three dimensional structures from a computer generated model in a material deposition process. The process control actively monitors the material deposition process and makes corrective adjustments as necessary to produce a pattern or structure that is within an acceptable tolerance range with little or no user intervention.
Fei Company

System and process of locating a medical imaging device

Systems and processes of locating a medical imaging device relative to a person support apparatus and/or a patient are provided. An example system includes an optical sensor disposed at the person support apparatus and/or the imaging device.
Allen Medical Systems, Inc.

Enabling communication connections related to received content

A content receiver determines that a communication connection recipient identifier is associated with content received from a content provider. An associated communication device is identified by the content receiver.
Echostar Technologies L.l.c.

Intuitive computing methods and systems

In one particular aspect, a portable computing device (e.g., a tablet or smartphone) senses audio and/or image content from a user's environment, and initiates one or more recognition agents (e.g., performing image watermark recognition, image recognition, object recognition, facial recognition, barcode recognition, optical character recognition, audio watermark recognition, speech recognition, speaker recognition, or music recognition). Resource allocation to a recognition agent can be varied based on (a) progress of the recognition agent to achieve its recognition goal, and (b) user interest data indicating user interest in the output of the recognition agent.
Digimarc Corporation

Image recognition device and image recognition method

An image recognition device includes: a plurality of first charge storage circuits that store signal charges generated by photoelectric conversion sections; a plurality of second charge storage circuits that store signal charges generated by the photoelectric conversion sections; a first charge read circuit section that reads a pixel signal and outputs an image as a first image; a second charge read circuit section that reads a pixel signal and outputs an image as a second image; a read circuit selection section that selects one of the first charge read circuit section and the second charge read circuit section; and a feature amount determination section, wherein the feature amount determination section determines a detection target subject according to a feature amount of a subject in the second image, and whether to perform the determination for a subject in the first image is determined based on the determination result.. .
Olympus Corporation

Method and system for face image recognition

A method for face image recognition is disclosed. The method comprises generating one or more face region pairs of face images to be compared and recognized; forming a plurality of feature modes by exchanging the two face regions of each face region pair and horizontally flipping each face region of each face region pair; receiving, by one or more convolutional neural networks, the plurality of feature modes, each of which forms a plurality of input maps in the convolutional neural network; extracting, by the one or more convolutional neural networks, relational features from the input maps, which reflect identity similarities of the face images; and recognizing whether the compared face images belong to the same identity based on the extracted relational features of the face images.
Beijing Sense Time Technology Development Co., Ltd.

Autonomous traveling apparatus

This invention is an autonomous traveling apparatus having a traveling control part for controlling a driving member; an imaging part for photographing an image data of a predetermined external space; an image recognition part for extracting a human body included in the image data photographed by the imaging part, and recognizing an image data of the extracted human body; a sensor for preventing theft; and a controller for executing operation in emergency corresponding to a recognition result by the image recognition part, and a detection result by the sensor for preventing theft.. .
Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

Apparatus for providing an audio signal for reproduction by a sound transducer, system, method and computer program

An apparatus for processing an audio signal for reproduction by a sound transducer includes an equalization parameter determinator for determining a set of equalization parameters and an equalizer configured to equalize an input audio signal, to obtain an equalized audio signal. Different concepts for the determination of the set of equalization parameters include an image recognition, an evaluation of an identification signal which is provided by the sound transducer via an audio connection, and a measurement of the impedance of the sound transducer over frequency.
Fraunhofer-gesellschaft Zur Foerderung Der Angewandten Forschung Ev.

Image recognition using holograms of spectral characteristics thereof

The present invention generally extends to methods, systems, and devices that advantageously employ holograms to store and retrieve information about objects, and to compare objects.. .

Image recognition system and semiconductor integrated circuit

An image recognition system for detecting and tracking at least an image portion associated with a predefined object from a moving picture is configured to be able to perform: an object detection processing step of detecting the object; a tracking point specification processing step of specifying a predetermined point as a tracking point; a tracking target recognition processing step of recognizing an actual tracking target based on the tracking point; a tracking processing step of tracking the tracking target; and a determination processing step of determining the type of the tracking target's behavior. The tracking point specification processing step and the determination processing step are implemented by software, while the object detection processing step, the tracking target recognition processing step, and the tracking processing step are implemented by hardware..
Socionext Inc.

Image recognition apparatus, image recognition method, and recording medium

On the basis of subsidiary information associated with image data, an image for the image data is segmented into multiple subregions, and feature values are extracted for each of the subregions obtained through the segmentation. The category for each of the subregions is determined on the basis of the extracted feature values..
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Email based e-commerce with qr code barcode, image recognition alternative payment method and biometrics

A system and method implemented in an e-commerce system to facilitate transactions between a customer and a vendor is disclosed. The method includes generating the requested at least one qr code and token, wherein the at least one qr code and token includes at least an email field, transmitting the at least one qr code and token, receiving a response email, wherein the response email includes the token, decoding, the token, performing a validation, and processing the transaction, on a condition that the validation(s) are approved..
@pay Ip Holdings Llc

Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and medium using an action state of a user

There is provided an information processing apparatus including an action recognition unit configured to recognize an action state of a user based on a measurement result obtained by a sensor carried by the user, an image processing unit configured to perform a process regarding an amount of information on an image photographed by a photographing unit based on an action state of the user recognized by the action recognition unit during photographing by the photographing unit carried by the user, and a transmission control unit configured to cause the image processed by the image processing unit to be transmitted to an image processing device used to perform image recognition.. .
Sony Corporation

Medical evaluation machine learning workflows and processes

Systems and methods for processing electronic imaging data obtained from medical imaging procedures are disclosed herein. Some embodiments relate to data processing mechanisms for medical imaging and diagnostic workflows involving the use of machine learning techniques such as deep learning, artificial neural networks, and related algorithms that perform machine recognition of specific features and conditions in imaging data.
Virtual Radiologic Corporation

Individualized on-demand image information acquisition

A user input is detected at a location within a content rendering user interface within which an image is rendered on a display screen. An object is identified, in real time using image recognition technology, within a portion of the rendered image at the location within the content rendering user interface.
International Business Machines Corporation

Apparatus for detecting axial misalignment of beam sensor

An apparatus for detecting axial misalignment of a beam sensor calculates, based on a result of first target recognition tasks by a beam recognition unit and a result of second target recognition tasks by an image recognition unit, a percentage of the number of times at least one preceding vehicle, which is running in front of an own vehicle, is recognized by the pair of the first and second target recognition tasks to the number of times the at least one preceding vehicle is recognized by at least the image recognition task. The apparatus detects misalignment of the beam axis of the beam sensor in the vertical plane including the beam axis of the beam sensor in accordance with the calculated percentage..
Denso Corporation

Method and providing service using a sensor and image recognition in a portable terminal

A method and an apparatus provides a service using a sensor and image recognition in a portable terminal that supports augmented reality (ar). The method includes determining whether the portable terminal is parallel to ground using an acceleration sensor.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Intelligent observation and identification database system

An intelligent video/audio observation and identification database system may define a security zone or group of zones. The system may identify vehicles and individuals entering or exiting the zone through image recognition of the vehicle or individual as compared to prerecorded information stored in a database.
Federal Law Enforcement Development Services, Inc.

Comparing extracted card data with user data

Extracting card data comprises receiving, by one or more computing devices, a digital image of a card; perform an image recognition process on the digital representation of the card; identifying an image in the digital representation of the card; comparing the identified image to an image database comprising a plurality of images and determining that the identified image matches a stored image in the image database; determining a card type associated with the stored image and associating the card type with the card based on the determination that the identified image matches the stored image; and performing a particular optical character recognition algorithm on the digital representation of the card, the particular optical character recognition algorithm being based on the determined card type. Another example uses an issuer identification number to improve data extraction.
Google Inc.

Method and system for image recognition of an instrument

A method for image recognition of an instrument includes: obtaining an input image containing a to-be-recognized instrument; selecting from the input image a region-of-interest containing the to-be-recognized instrument; determining in a high-to-low order of priority values of instrument categories, whether the to-be-recognized instrument contained in the region-of-interest belongs to one of the instrument categories according to the region-of-interest and a respective one of plural groups of sample images; and increasing the priority value of the one of the instrument categories when it is determined that the to-be-recognized instrument belongs to the one of the instrument categories.. .
National Chiao Tung University

Image tagging system

An image recognition approach employs both computer generated and manual image reviews to generate image tags characterizing an image. The computer generated and manual image reviews can be performed sequentially or in parallel.
Image Searcher, Inc.

Sensor data conveyance

According to an example aspect, there is provided an apparatus comprising at least one processing core, at least one memory including computer program code, the at least one memory and the computer program code being configured to, with the at least one processing core, cause the apparatus at least to obtain, using a first image recognition or depth sensing mechanism, first information defining an input space, obtain, using the first or a second image recognition or depth sensing mechanism, second information defining a virtual output area, and cause rendering of sensor information captured from the input space into the virtual output area. .
Nokia Technologies Oy

Contextually intelligent communications systems and processes

A contextually intelligent communication system and processes acquire and processes data on the current context of a user who is using a connected mobile communication device such as a smart phone or tablet by using various sensors, image recognition or augmented reality residing in the connected device; providing additional data to define the user's current environment; combining the contextual data on the device with the additional data to define the user's complete, relevant context; gathering the user's current context data and updating the device by uploading the data via a wide area mobile network to a contextually intelligent server in the cloud, matching the user's current contextual data with the user's past and historical data and then downloading updated data back to the device, with the updated data including any of a variety of contextually relevant information such as feedback, experiences, recommendations, offers, coupons, advice, tactile feedback, content such as visual and audio representations, augmented reality, and other audio/visual displays to the device of the user that is predictably useful and relevant to the user's current context and future context as the user enters a new context.. .

Contextually intelligent communications systems and processes

A contextually intelligent communication system and processes acquire and processes data on the current context of a user who is using a connected mobile communication device such as a smart phone or tablet by using various sensors, image recognition or augmented reality residing in the connected device; providing additional data to define the user's current environment; combining the contextual data on the device with the additional data to define the user's complete, relevant context; gathering the user's current context data and updating the device by uploading the data via a wide area mobile network to a contextually intelligent server in the cloud, matching the user's current contextual data with the user's past and historical data and then downloading updated data back to the device, with the updated data including any of a variety of contextually relevant information such as feedback, experiences, recommendations, offers, coupons, advice, tactile feedback, content such as visual and audio representations, augmented reality, and other audio/visual displays to the device of the user that is predictably useful and relevant to the user's current context and future context as the user enters a new context.. .

Contextually intelligent communications systems and processes

A contextually intelligent communication system and processes acquire and processes data on the current context of a user who is using a connected mobile communication device such as a smart phone or tablet by using various sensors, image recognition or augmented reality residing in the connected device; providing additional data to define the user's current environment; combining the contextual data on the device with the additional data to define the user's complete, relevant context; gathering the user's current context data and updating the device by uploading the data via a wide area mobile network to a contextually intelligent server in the cloud, matching the user's current contextual data with the user's past and historical data and then downloading updated data back to the device, with the updated data including any of a variety of contextually relevant information such as feedback, experiences, recommendations, offers, coupons, advice, tactile feedback, content such as visual and audio representations, augmented reality, and other audio/visual displays to the device of the user that is predictably useful and relevant to the user's current context and future context as the user enters a new context.. .

Three-dimensional indexing protocol

The disclosure includes a system and method for indexing synthetically modified images of a high quality image. An image recognition application receives images of a product, crops background regions from the images, scales the image based on a minimum value among width and height of the image and generates multiple image sizes, blurs the images, brightens the image and indexes the images as being associated with the product.
Ricoh Co., Ltd.

Devices, methods and systems for biometric user recognition utilizing neural networks

A user identification system includes an image recognition network to analyze image data and generate shape data based on the image data. The system also includes a generalist network to analyze the shape data and generate general category data based on the shape data.
Magic Leap, Inc.

Optical element cleaver and splicer apparatus and methods

Apparatus and methods are described herein for cleaving an optical element at a defined distance from a splice (or other reference point/feature) of the optical element within a desired precision and/or accuracy. In some embodiments, a method includes receiving an indication of a location of a feature in an intermediate optical assembly visible within an image of the intermediate optical assembly.
Thorlabs, Inc.

Mobile processing device system for patient monitoring data acquisition

A mobile processing device system for patient monitoring data acquisition includes a repository of information. The information associates a particular patient monitoring device type for displaying a particular patient parameter with a particular text label identifying the particular patient parameter.
Cerner Innovation, Inc.

Distinguishing between stock keeping units using a physical dimension of a region depicted in an image

The disclosure includes a system and method for distinguishing between stock keeping units of similar appearance that vary in size. An image recognition application receives an image including a shelving unit stocking a plurality of items, identifies each item in the image, generates a region of interest for each identified item in the image, identifies a physical dimension of a portion of region depicted in the image, determines a dimension of the region of interest for each identified item and the portion of region in pixels, determines a pixel-to-physical dimension ratio using the dimension in pixels of the portion of region and the physical dimension of the portion of region depicted in the image, and determines a stock keeping unit identifier of each identified item in the image based on the pixel-to-physical dimension ratio and the dimension of the region of interest for each identified item..
Ricoh Co., Ltd.

Using image recognition to locate resources

A method of using images and image metadata to locate one or more resources includes receiving a requests, each request requesting a location of a resource and including an image related to the resource, information specifying how the image and the resource are related, and metadata for the image. A queue is created for each of a plurality of responding systems, the queue ranked, and specifying the order in which the requests are to be displayed at respective responding systems.
Style Hunter Llc

Method of determining eyeglass frame measurements from an image by executing computer-executable instructions stored on a non-transitory computer-readable medium

A method of determining eyeglass fitting measurements from an image for a vision treatment analyzes a source image of an individual wearing a known pair of eyeglass frames. Dimensions specifications are acquired from the manufacturer of the frames, and corresponding dimensions are measured from the image using image recognition software.

System for providing assistance to the visually impaired

A system for providing assistance to the visually impaired includes: a first image recognition sensor having a first focusing range; a database of images of everyday articles, objects and shapes, each image taken at a distance of about said first focusing range; means for searching and matching an image recognized by said image sensor with an image stored in said database; and an audio chip of an audio database for orally expressing the identity or subject of a first recognized image. The system further includes a second image recognition sensor having a second focusing range; a database of images of everyday articles and shapes, each image taken at a distance of about said second focusing range; means for searching and matching an image recognized by said image sensor at said second range with an image stored in the database of images for said range; and an audio chip of an audio database for orally expressing the identity or subject of an image recognized by the second database.

Surrounding environment recognition device

A surrounding environment recognition device includes: an image acquisition unit that obtains a photographic image from a camera for capturing, via a camera lens, an image of a surrounding environment around a mobile object; an image recognition unit that recognizes an object image of an object present in the surrounding environment based upon the photographic image obtained by the image acquisition unit; an accumulation detection unit that detects accumulation settled on the camera lens based upon the photographic image obtained by the image acquisition unit; a suspension decision-making unit that makes a decision, based upon detection results provided by the accumulation detection unit, whether or not to suspend operation of the image recognition unit; a tracking unit that detects a characteristic quantity in a tracking target image from a specific area in an image captured by the image acquisition unit for a reference frame, determines through calculation an estimated area where the characteristic quantity should be detected in an image captured by the image acquisition unit for a later frame relative to the reference frame and makes a decision as to whether or not the characteristic quantity for the tracking target image is also present in the estimated area; and a resumption decision-making unit that makes a decision, based upon at least decision-making results provided by the tracking unit and indicating whether or not the characteristic quantity for the tracking target image is present, as to whether or not to resume the operation of the image recognition unit currently in a suspended state.. .
Clarion Co., Ltd

System and event timing and photography

A system and method for identifying and timing an athlete during a timed sporting event. The athlete is timed using image recognition technology in which one or more images of the athlete taken during the sporting event by a camera (106a, 106b, or 106c) is time-stamped to generate a finish time for the athlete.

A system and a image recognition

The invention discloses an image recognition system, comprising: a robot having an image collection module configured to drive an image collection module to collect an image in a view of the robot by the image collection drive module; a light source configured to fill the light when the image collection module collecting an image; a face detection module configured to locate a face image in an image according to the image collected by the image collection module; a face recognition module configured to implement a preprocessing for the located face image, then the preprocessed face image being compared with an image feature information of a known identity in a database, to determine an identity information and a confidence rate of the present face image. The invention can identify a face based on a fixed face pose, and it can identify a face based on a local or web server database..
Yutou Technology (hangzhou) Co., Ltd.





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