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 Global signatures for large-scale image recognition patent thumbnailGlobal signatures for large-scale image recognition
Techniques are provided that include obtaining a vocabulary including a set of content indices that reference corresponding cells in a descriptor space based on an input set of descriptors. A plurality of local features of an image are identified based on the vocabulary, the local features being represented by a plurality of local descriptors.
Nant Holdings Ip, Llc


 System and  syringe fluid fill verification and image recognition of power injector system features patent thumbnailSystem and syringe fluid fill verification and image recognition of power injector system features
A fluid injection system and a fluid verification system for confirming that a syringe, containing a fluid for injection, is fully filled with fluid and neither has free space (i.e., air) near the distal end thereof when the syringe is provided in an upright position nor contains air bubbles. Imaging processing techniques and systems are also provided to determine various injection parameters and to verify the type and certain properties of fluid that is present within a syringe..
Bayer Healthcare Llc


 Speech recognition apparatus and speech recognition method patent thumbnailSpeech recognition apparatus and speech recognition method
An apparatus includes a lip image recognition unit 103 to recognize a user state from image data which is information other than speech; a non-speech section deciding unit 104 to decide from the recognized user state whether the user is talking; a speech section detection threshold learning unit 106 to set a first speech section detection threshold (ssdt) from speech data when decided not talking, and a second ssdt from the speech data after conversion by a speech input unit when decided talking; a speech section detecting unit 107 to detect a speech section indicating talking from the speech data using the thresholds set, wherein if it cannot detect the speech section using the second ssdt, it detects the speech section using the first ssdt; and a speech recognition unit 108 to recognize speech data in the speech section detected, and to output a recognition result.. .
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation


 Ais spoofing and dark-target detection methodology patent thumbnailAis spoofing and dark-target detection methodology
Methods and systems detect physical locations of vessels. A first satellite includes a first image sensor.
Spire Global, Inc


 Imaging apparatus and  recognizing target object patent thumbnailImaging apparatus and recognizing target object
The imaging apparatus includes: an imaging optical system that is formed of a wide-angle optical system and a telephoto optical system having a common optical axis; a directional sensor; a panning/tilting mechanism that rotates an imaging section, which includes the imaging optical system and the directional sensor, in horizontal and vertical directions; and an image acquisition section that respectively acquires a wide-angle image, and a telephoto image, and a first target object is detected from a wide-angle image, the panning/tilting mechanism is controlled on the basis of information about a position of the detected first target object within the wide-angle image, and image recognition is performed on a telephoto image, when the first target object is positioned at the center of the wide-angle image, thereby recognizing the first target object or a second target object.. .
Fujifilm Corporation


 Image recognition artificial intelligence system for ecommerce patent thumbnailImage recognition artificial intelligence system for ecommerce
A method for a user to select merchandise online for purchase, by: (a) the user uploading an image to a computer system in a search query; (b) the computer system using image recognition software to find images similar to the uploaded image in the search query; (c) the computer system displaying to the user the images that are similar to the uploaded image, wherein the display of images is presented to the user as a webpage, and wherein the webpage address is saved as a unique url; (d) the user selecting one of the displayed images, thereby selecting an article of merchandise corresponding thereto; and (e) the user purchasing the article of merchandise.. .
Fitroom, Inc.


 Teacher data generation method patent thumbnailTeacher data generation method
Provided is a method for generating teacher data for image recognition while reducing the number of images used as the basis. A captured image is obtained by imaging an object by an imaging device c arranged at a first designated position pi.
Honda Motor Co., Ltd.


 Intelligent test robot system patent thumbnailIntelligent test robot system
The present invention provides intelligent test robot system, which operation platform of intelligent robot body connected storage module for storing test script, operation platform respectively connected signal output unit and image input unit, further connected network communication module linked remote console computer. When operation platform automatically performs tests accordance test script, e.g., power switches, string inputs through keyboard, mouse cursor movements, clicks etc., it is possible to send instructions contained test script to test object via signal output unit for action controls, image input unit receives images outputted by test object and returns them to operation platform, then automatic graphic recognitions can be performed on captured images according to image recognition instructions in test script.
Adlink Technology Inc.


 Pressure sensing to identify fitness and comfort of virtual reality headset patent thumbnailPressure sensing to identify fitness and comfort of virtual reality headset
A sensor generates signals representing whether a computer game headset is being worn properly so that the wearer may be advised. The sensor may be a pressure sensor or motion sensor or stretch sensor on the headset, or it may be a camera that images the wearer and uses image recognition to determine if the headset is on correctly..
Sony Computer Entertainment Inc.


 Pressure sensing to identify fitness and comfort of virtual reality headset patent thumbnailPressure sensing to identify fitness and comfort of virtual reality headset
A sensor generates signals representing whether a computer game headset is being worn properly so that the wearer may be advised. The sensor may be a pressure sensor or motion sensor or stretch sensor on the headset, or it may be a camera that images the wearer and uses image recognition to determine if the headset is on correctly..
Sony Interactive Entertainment Inc.


Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and operation microscope apparatus

A surgical image processing apparatus, including circuitry that is configured to perform image recognition on an intraoperative image of an eye. The circuitry is further configured to determine a cross-section for acquiring a tomographic image based on a result of the image recognition..
Sony Corporation

Photographing apparatus, method and medium using image recognition

Processing for judging whether a face is included in a frame is performed, in a predetermined interval, on each of frames included in a moving image of a subject, displayed on a monitor, until the judgment becomes positive. If it is judged that a face is included in a frame, the facial position is detected in the frame, and stored.
Fujifilm Corporation

Interactive camera viewpoint and adjustment sharing system

A first plurality of traffic data transmitted by a first client device associated with a first vehicle may be received. The received first plurality of traffic data may be stored in a database according to a license plate of the first vehicle.
International Business Machines Corporation

Image feature combination for image-based object recognition

Methods, systems, and articles of manufacture to improve image recognition searching are disclosed. In some embodiments, a first document image of a known object is used to generate one or more other document images of the same object by applying one or more techniques for synthetically generating images.
Nant Holdings Ip, Llc

Ultrasound image recognition systems and methods utilizing an artificial intelligence network

Ultrasound image recognition systems and methods, and artificial intelligence training networks for such systems and methods, are provided. An ultrasound data information system includes an ultrasound image recognition training network that is configured to receive ultrasound training images and to develop ultrasound image knowledge based on the received ultrasound training images.
Echonous, Inc.

High accuracy localization retail store profiling via product image recognition and its corresponding dimension database

A method for profiling a location of an image capture device in a region of interest. The method comprises acquiring an image captured by an image capture device.
Conduent Business Services, Llc

Image identification based interactive control smart television

An image recognition based interactive control system and method for a smart television. The system comprises: an image acquisition module for acquiring a card image; a gesture recognition module for recognizing a gesture of a user holding a card and outputting a gesture recognition result, wherein the gesture recognition result is channel switching, program selecting or content searching; a card recognition module for recognizing the content of the card image and outputting a card recognition result; and an interactive control module for performing a relevant interactive operation according to the gesture recognition result and the card recognition result..
Shenzhen Prtek Co. Ltd.

Image processing apparatus and control the same

An in-vehicle system includes a camera having an encoder encoding video obtained by the camera, an image processing apparatus which receives the encoded video from the camera, and an image recognition processing circuit performing image recognition on decoded video data from the image processing apparatus. The image processing apparatus includes a codec processing circuit which decodes the encoded video, a plurality of image processing circuits which execute tasks in parallel, an estimating circuit which estimates estimation time in which a process of the task is completed in each of the image processing circuit on the basis of the number of access times to a bus which is obtained on the basis of a parameter of decoding used in the codec processing circuit, and a scheduling circuit which schedules tasks to be executed by the plurality of image processing circuit on the basis of the estimation time..
Renesas Electronics Corporation

Automated tem sample preparation

Techniques are described that facilitate automated extraction of lamellae and attaching the lamellae to sample grids for viewing on transmission electron microscopes. Some embodiments of the invention involve the use of machine vision to determine the positions of the lamella, the probe, and/or the tem grid to guide the attachment of the probe to the lamella and the attachment of the lamella to the tem grid.
Fei Company

Interactive product auditing with a mobile device

Interactive product auditing with a mobile device is described. Example methods disclosed herein include performing, with an auditing device, image recognition based on a first set of candidate patterns accessed by the auditing device to identify a first product in a first region of interest of a segmented image.
The Nielsen Company (us), Llc

Image recognition system and method

An improved system and method for digital image classification is provided. A host computer having a processor is coupled to a memory storing thereon reference feature data.
Temasek Life Sciences Laboratory Limited

Image processing client

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.
Cloudsight, Inc.

System and accessing electronic data via an image search engine

The present invention provides a system and method for accessing electronic data through entry of images as queries in search engine. The system uses various image capturing devices and communication devices to capture images and enter them into image database.

Vehicle-mounted image recognition device

The present invention addresses the problem of obtaining a vehicle-mounted image recognition device capable of improving the efficiency of image processing. This vehicle-mounted image recognition device 100 for solving the abovementioned problem sets a stereoscopic vision image region 502 in each of captured images 501 captured by a pair of right and left cameras, while setting a monocular vision image region 503 in the captured image 501 captured by one of the cameras, scans each of the captured images captured by the pair of right and left cameras along an image scanning line in a right-left direction, distributes the scanned image into stereoscopic vision image data obtained by scanning the inside of the stereoscopic vision image region 502 and monocular vision image data obtained by scanning the inside of the monocular vision image region 503, performs stereoscopic vision image processing using the stereoscopic vision image data, performs monocular vision image processing using the monocular vision image data, and recognizes an object corresponding to the type of an application using image processing results..
Hitachi Automotive Systems, Ltd.

Biological information detection device including calculation circuit that generates signal of biological information

A biological information detection device according to an aspect of the present disclosure includes: a light source that, in operation, emits irradiation light for irradiating a test portion of a subject; a light detector that, in operation, detects light reached from the test portion and that outputs an electrical signal corresponding to the light; and a calculation circuit that, in operation, generates a signal of biological information related to a blood flow in a target area in the test portion based on the electrical signal. The light detector is an image sensor.
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.

Navigation device

In one embodiment, a car navigation device is provided. The device comprises: at least one wide-angle camera; a video correction unit for acquiring video data from the wide-angle lens and correcting the video data; a video merging unit for acquiring corrected video data from video correction unit and merging the corrected video data; an image recognition unit for acquiring video from the video merging unit and performing image recognition to the video; and a driving assistant unit for acquiring data from the image recognition unit and assisting driving in accordance with the recognized content.
Nvidia Corporation

Enhanced data transfer initiation using image recognition

Systems, methods, and computer program products are disclosed for improving ease in initiating information transfers between devices. A user of a communications device accesses an image of a target recipient.
Paypal, Inc.

Method and obtaining semantic label of digital image

The present application discloses a method and apparatus for obtaining a semantic label of a digital image. An implementation of the method includes: obtaining the digital image; looking up a semantic label model corresponding to the digital image, the semantic label model being used for representing correlation between digital images and semantic labels, and a semantic label being used for literally describing a digital image; and introducing the digital image into the semantic label model to obtain full-image recognition information and local recognition information corresponding to the digital image, and combining the full-image recognition information and the local recognition information to form a semantic label, the full-image recognition information being a summarized description of the digital image, and the local recognition information being a detailed description of the digital image.
Baidu Online Network Technology (beijing) Co., Ltd.

Training convolutional neural network model

Disclosed are a training method and apparatus for a cnn model, which belong to the field of image recognition. The method comprises: performing a convolution operation, maximal pooling operation and horizontal pooling operation on training images, respectively, to obtain second feature images; determining feature vectors according to the second feature images; processing the feature vectors to obtain category probability vectors; according to the category probability vectors and an initial category, calculating a category error; based on the category error, adjusting model parameters; based on the adjusted model parameters, continuing the model parameters adjusting process, and using the model parameters when the number of iteration times reaches a pre-set number of times as the model parameters for the well-trained cnn model.
Tencent Technology (shenzhen) Company Limited

Organic light-emitting diode display substrate, display panel and semiconductor device containing the same, and related operating method

The present disclosure provides an organic light-emitting diode (oled) display substrate. The oled display substrate includes a plurality of pixel regions for displaying images; and a plurality of image recognition regions for recognizing a pattern of a light-reflecting surface structure, each image recognition region including a photoresistor..
Beijing Boe Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd.

Control device, control method, and program

Provided is a configuration for executing display information output control with improved visibility of a user wearable or portable display unit. A controller configured to execute display information output control on a user wearable or portable display unit is included.
Sony Corporation

Image recognition unit, learning the same, and electronic apparatus

An image recognition unit of the present disclosure includes: a plurality of memory sections; a writing section that selectively writes a plurality of pieces of pixel data of a data map to the plurality of memory sections; and an arithmetic section that reads a plurality of pixel data sets from the plurality of memory sections, and determines whether an input image corresponding to the data map includes a recognition object, on a basis of the plurality of pixel data sets, the pixel data sets each including a predetermined number of pieces of pixel data.. .
Sony Semiconductor Solutions Corporation

Controlling communications for driver cell phone interactions in restricted areas

Controlling safety features for mobile device interactions in restricted areas includes identification, by a processor, of an operator of a vehicle based on at least one of subscriber identity module (sim) card detection and image recognition. A physical location of mobile devices within the vehicle relative to one another is determined based on sim card locations of the mobile devices.
International Business Machines Corporation

Data-bearing fabric

A fabric includes a plurality of open stitches and a plurality of closed stitches that cooperatively define a data-bearing section. The data-bearing section contains coded information associated with the fabric.
Li Cheng Enterprise Co., Ltd.

Image processing device

An image processing device includes an onboard camera, an image recognition processor, an object recognition processor and an image-mode switching unit. The onboard camera captures an image ahead of a vehicle.
Fuji Jukogyo Kabushiki Kaisha

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

An image processing device for performing a preprocessing of an image recognition process to an input image is provided, which includes: a generation element for generating a histogram of luminance values of the input image; a determination element for determining a reference value for the luminance values on the basis of the histogram, and determining a high luminance pixel that is a pixel having a luminance value greater than the reference value; and a conversion element for converting the luminance value of the high luminance pixel into a luminance value that is lower than or equal to the reference value. Thus, even when a high luminance region is present in the input image due to specularly reflected light or the like, high-accuracy character recognition can be performed..
Omron Corporation

Image processing system and image processing method

An image processing system comprises: an image recognizing unit which performs image recognition to an image; a rule setting unit which sets a sorting rule to be used in case of transmitting the image recognized by the image recognizing unit to an external web service; and a transmitting unit which transmits, according to the sorting rule having a condition conforming to the image among the sorting rules set by the rule setting unit, information concerning the image to the corresponding external web service, thereby enabling to cooperate a still image/moving image sharing service and various web services with others.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Wireless security system

A wireless doorbell having a housing, the housing having a rear portion and a front portion, the rear portion configured to be secured to a support and the front portion configured to be secured to the rear portion. The wireless doorbell having a sensor configured to detect an object in a vicinity of the wireless doorbell, a camera configured to be activated and obtain at least one image, and a microphone configured to obtain audio signals.
Advanced Wireless Innovations Llc

Image recognition apparatus

An image recognition apparatus includes a memory, an interface and a processor. The memory stores identification information obtained from code information attached to the objects and image information on the objects used for object recognition, the storage storing the identification information and the image information for each of objects to be recognized.
Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

Product tracking and management using image recognition

Systems and methods are provided enabling image recognition of a product for sale utilizing a consumer computing device. A product may be scanned to record an image thereof.
Mastercard International Incorporated

Offline, hybrid and hybrid with offline image recognition

Methods and systems of identification of objects in query images are disclosed. Keypoints in the query images are identified corresponding to objects to be identified.
Catchoom Technologies, S.l.

Systems and methods for image recognition normalization and calibration

Systems, methods, and non-transitory computer-readable media can calculate raw scores for a plurality of media items based on a classifier model and a target concept. The plurality of media items are ranked based on the raw scores.
Facebook, Inc.

Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and non-transitory computer readable medium

An image processing apparatus includes an image acquisition unit, a region specifying unit, and a partial-image recognition unit. The image acquisition unit acquires first image data representing a first image and second image data representing a second image that is an image acquired by performing additional recording on the first image.
Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.

Single image rectification

The disclosure includes a system and method for performing image rectification using a single image and information identified from the single image. An image recognition application receives an input image, identifies a plurality of objects in the input image, estimates rectification parameters for the plurality of objects, identifies a plurality of candidate rectification parameters using a voting procedure on the rectification parameters for the plurality of objects, estimates final rectification parameters based on the plurality of candidate rectification parameters, computes a global transformation matrix using the final rectification parameters, and performs image rectification on the input image using the global transformation matrix..
Ricoh Co., Ltd.

Planogram and realogram alignment

The disclosure includes a system and method for aligning a realogram and a planogram. An alignment module of an image recognition application receives a realogram, the realogram including information about product recognitions, and a planogram corresponding to the realogram.
Ricoh Co., Ltd.

Color-based post-processing of images

The disclosure includes a system and method for distinguishing objects of similar appearance that vary in color. An image recognition application receives a query image of a plurality of objects, determines a candidate list of indexed images that match an object in the query image based on luminance features, crops an image of the object from the query image to generate a cropped image, computes color features for the object, ranks the candidate list of indexed images based on the color features, and provides the candidate list of indexed images to a user..
Ricoh Co., Ltd.

Suggestion generation based on data extraction

The disclosure includes a system and method for classifying conditions of a data stream of object information. An image recognition receives an image and identifies a plurality of objects from the image.
Ricoh Co., Ltd.

Image recognition scoring visualization

A system and method for image processing result visualization. The method includes receiving a job, wherein the job includes a panoramic image and image recognition information, and creating a visualization based on the job, wherein the visualization includes the panoramic image with the image recognition information layered over the panoramic image..
Ricoh Co., Ltd.

Image recognition result visualization over time

A system and method for image processing result visualization. The method includes receiving a job, wherein the job includes a panoramic image and image recognition information, and creating a visualization based on the job, wherein the visualization includes the panoramic image with the image recognition information layered over the panoramic image..
Ricoh Co., Ltd.

Systems and methods for assessing pulmonary gas transfer using hyperpolarized 129xe mri

Methods and systems for assessing pulmonary gas exchange and/or alveolar-capillary barrier status include obtaining at least one mri image and/or image data of 129xe dissolved in the red blood cells (rbc) in the gas exchange regions of the lungs of a patient. The image is sufficiently sensitive to allow a clinician or image recognition program to assess at least one of pulmonary gas exchange, barrier thickness or barrier function based on the 129xe mri rbc image..
Duke University

Contextual local image recognition dataset

A contextual local image recognition module of a device retrieves a primary content dataset from a server and then generates and updates a contextual content dataset based on an image captured with the device. The device stores the primary content dataset and the contextual content dataset.
Daqri, Llc

System and accessing electronic data via an image search engine

The present invention provides a system and method for accessing electronic data through entry of images as queries in search engine. The system uses various image capturing devices and communication devices to capture images and enter them into image database.

Image recognition method

Disclosed is an image recognition method including: producing a distribution of first pixel value range by acquiring a distribution of pixel values of a plurality of pixels of a first selected block in a first surveillance image from previous m images; producing a distribution of second pixel value range by acquiring a distribution of pixel values of the pixels of the first selected block from previous n images, wherein n and m are positive integers, and n<m; obtaining a first varying parameter related to the first selected block according to the distribution of first pixel value range and the distribution of second pixel value range; and generating a first recognition signal when the first varying parameter is greater than a first threshold.. .
Industrial Technology Research Institute

Intelligence system and method thereof

Disclosed are an intelligence system and a method for providing a message and/or service. This intelligence system is configured and used in a predetermined space, and comprises an event recognition module, an event analysis module and a service-information providing module.
Squarex Inc.

Auditing icons via image recognition to provide individualized assets to software project teams

Individualized icon elements are provided to a development team implementing a user interface or other image content for a new software application. A computer system receives an electronic document representing an image mockup from a designer, and scans the electronic document to identify mock icons.
International Business Machines Corporation

Nail clipping cylinder

A nail clipping cylinder provides a layer of memory foam upon which the tip of the finger or thumb rests when inserted, a blade and one or more sensors which detect the presence of the finger or thumb, extend grippers to gently hold the tip of the finger or toe, detect the contours of the portion of the nail which is to be removed, and position the blade as necessary to trim and remove that portion. Preferably, this detection and positioning system is comprised of a fiber-optic camera, image recognition software, and a servomotor.

Methods and systems for providing online monitoring of released criminals by law enforcement

The methods and systems are designed to utilize an integrated combination of just in time, just in place, and just on device actions connected to an image recognition process for monitoring criminals who are probation, offenders who are on parole, sex offenders, and witnesses under protection by law enforcement.. .
Verie, Llc

Methods, systems, and media for presenting mobile content corresponding to media content

Methods, systems, and media for presenting mobile content corresponding to media content are provided. In some implementations, a method for providing information relating to media content is provided, the method comprising: determining a channel that is providing the television program; causing images relating to the television program to be presented, wherein the images are selected based on the channel and a time parameter; receiving a user selection of an image; identifying an entity within the selected image using one or more image recognition techniques; generating a search query based at least in part on the identified entity; obtaining search results responsive to the generated search query; and causing at least one of the search results to be presented to the mobile device in response to receiving the user selection of the image..
Google Inc.

Object image recognition and instant active response with enhanced application and utility

A device for detecting and addressing offending objects that are found in a fluid. The device has an image capturing device that receives images of a substrate such as a fluid.

Lead image recognition method and lead image recognition device, and image processing-use component data creation method and image-processing-use component data creation device

When recognizing leads by processing an image captured by a camera of a component provided with a single row or multiple rows of leads of the same size and shape at a regular pitch, waveform analysis of a change pattern of brightness (pixel value) along multiple lines set in a vertical, a horizontal, or a diagonal direction of the image is performed so as to identify a region in which the brightness changes cyclically as a lead recognition target region in which there is a possibility of a lead existing. Then, image recognition of leads is performed in the lead recognition target region..

Communication base 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.

Image recognition for game

An image recognition method and device for implementing game play features of a game related to the field of image processing is disclosed. By allowing a communication device controlled by a player participating in the game to capture images and apply the image recognition features on the captured images, game play operations may be applied to other players included in the captured image within a context of the game play of the game..
Xiaomi Inc.

Method and system for providing personalized navigation services and crowd-sourced location-based data

A system for updating location-based data available to a network of user includes a network of users connected to a server; a database comprising location-based information on the server accessible to the network of users, the location-based information including global positioning system (gps) coordinates of environmental conditions including traffic conditions, topographical information, weather information, road surface condition information, roadside object information, on-road object information, and combinations thereof; a vehicle including an image gathering device, the image gathering device in communication with the server; an image recognition module including software executing on a computer readable medium for performing image processing on images gathered from the image gathering device; software executing on a computer readable medium for updating the location-based information in the database based on processed images taken by the image gathering device; and an electronic map reflecting the location-based information in the database.. .

Context-based image recognition for consumer market research

Example methods, apparatus, systems to perform context-based image recognition are disclosed. Disclosed example methods include comparing a first and second reference region of a reference image with a first and second region of a first captured image to determine a first and second match value.
The Nielsen Company (us), Llc

Massage guiding device and massage guiding method

A massage guiding device and a massage guiding method are provided. The massage guiding device includes: a main body (1); and an image recognition unit (2) and a projection unit (3) which are disposed on the main body (1).
Boe Technology Group Co., Ltd.

3d object rotation-based mechanical parts selection through 2d image processing

Technologies are generally described for 3d object recognition through 2d image processing based on white balancing and object-rotation in machine vision systems. According to some examples, image recognition of an object captured with a camera under insufficient lighting may be achieved through white balancing.
Empire Technology Development Llc

Image recognition-based payment requests

The present disclosure involves systems, software, and computer implemented methods for sending payment requests to one or more persons or entities based on images in which the persons or entities appear. In one example, operations may include identifying a first image associated with a payment request, the identified first image including one or more identifiers of persons, as well as identifying a second image associated with a bill, the bill including one or more line items, each line item associated with a cost.
The Toronto-dominion Bank

System and enhanced video image recognition using motion sensors

Disclosed are systems and methods for improving image recognition by using information from sensor data. In one embodiment, the method comprises receiving one or more sensor records, the sensor records representing timestamped sensor data collected by a sensor recording device; selecting an event based on the sensor records; identifying a time associated with the event; retrieving a plurality of timestamped video frames; synchronizing the sensor records and the video frames, wherein synchronizing the sensor records and the video frames comprises synchronizing the timestamped sensor data with individual frames of the timestamped video frames according to a common timeframe; and selecting a subset of video frames from the plurality of timestamped video frames based on the selected event..
Alpinereplay, Inc.

Image receiving device, image transmission system, and image receiving method

An image receiving method for a decoder, includes receiving an encoding stream multiplexed into three levels of sequence, picture, and slice, receiving an environmental information of an image receiving device and determining a parameter to be changed in the image encoding stream based on the environmental information of the image receiving device, changing a parameter at the sequence level, changing a parameter at the picture level and at the sequence level for each picture based on information indicating accuracy of image recognition, and statistical information obtained by decoding, and changing a parameter in the slice header based on the information indicating accuracy of image recognition, and the statistical information obtained by decoding.. .
Renesas Electronics Corporation

Determining image captions

Systems and methods of determining image captions are provided. In particular, metadata and image recognition data associated with an image can be obtained.
Google Inc.

Virtual clothing match app and image recognition computing device associated therewith

An image recognition (ir) computing device is provided herein, the ir computing device configured to receive a search request from a user computing device instructing the ir computing device to conduct a search for a subject clothing item pictured in a subject image, the search request including the subject image. The ir computing device is further configured to analyze the subject image and compare a plurality of vendor images to the subject image.
Ehdp Studios, Llc

Systems and methods of object identification and database creation

Exemplary embodiments are generally directed to systems and methods of object identification. Exemplary embodiments can scan, by an optical reader, a machine-readable identifier associated with an original object.
Wal-mart Stores, Inc.

Mobile terminal and controlling the same

A mobile terminal and a method for controlling the same are disclosed. A pen type input device includes a wireless communication unit, an image recognition unit configured to obtain a pattern image displayed on a writing surface and recognize encryption information included in the pattern image, an operational sensor configured to sense a movement, and a controller configured to generate input information based on the movement sensed by the operational sensor, encrypt the input information based on the encryption information, and transmit the encrypted input information to an external device through the wireless communication unit..
Lg Electronics Inc.

Image recognition method

In an image recognition method executed by a computer of an image recognizer using a convolutional neural network, the convolutional neural network is a first convolutional neural network in which a fully connected layer is changed to a convolutional layer, and the method includes controlling a first convolutional neural network to acquire an input image, controlling the first convolutional neural network to estimate a center area of a recognition target in the acquired input image and to output a value indicating the estimated center area as a location of the recognition target in the input image.. .
Panasonic Intellectual Property Corporation Of America

Data storage management operations in a secondary storage subsystem using image recognition and image-based criteria

A data storage management system incorporates image recognition and classification features. The illustrative system generates thumbnail images to represent images detected in secondary copies.
Commvault Systems, Inc.

Early detection of turning and automatic response by the vehicle

A system and method for early detection of turning intent and automatic actuation of a turn signal in a vehicle is provided. The system has an image recognition system and turn determination unit for identifying turn predictors and processing them to determine if a turn is about to happen.
Volkswagen Ag And Audi Ag

Adaptive rendered environments using user context

There is provided a system and method for adaptive rendered environments using user context. The method comprises determining user context data corresponding to a user of a virtual environment, altering a feature of the virtual environment using the user context data to obtain an altered feature, and rendering the altered feature of the virtual environment for display.
Disney Enterprises, Inc.

Information display processing device and control program for information display processing device

In an information display processing device 1 for displaying a predetermined process result on a screen 14 of a display unit, the present device includes an encoding section 34 for creating a code image by encoding a piece of information held in the device and a display control section 35 for displaying, on the screen, the code image created by the encoding section 34 and a single identification header in a predetermined positional relationship to the code image, whereby the device reduces the processing load on a computer caused by an image search in a system which assists user operations through an image recognition process on a software basis.. .
Shimadzu Corporation

Image recognition system that displays a user-friendly graphical user interface

An image recognition system includes a data storage, a camera configured to capture an image of an article to be identified, a display, and a processor configured to calculate a feature value of the article to be identified, based on the captured image, determine one or more high-ranked candidates based on a similarity level between the feature value of the article to be identified and each of the feature values of reference articles stored in the data storage, and control the display to display a graphical user interface. The graphical user interface includes a plurality of objects arranged in a predetermined region thereof, each of one or more objects that corresponds to one of said one or more high-ranked candidates being displayed at a fixed display position that is associated with the corresponding high-ranked candidate..
Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

Image recognition system that performs code detection and image recognition concurrently

An image recognition system includes an imaging device and a processor. The processor is configured to detect an image of an article within an image captured by the imaging device, in response to detection of the image of the article, start a code detection process and an image recognition process to select one or more candidates.
Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

Automatically determining camera location and determining type of scene

In one embodiment, image recognition is used to determine the type of location where the camera is mounted, such as indoors or outdoors, in a conference room or in a dining room. A filter for selecting the types of events for a summary has parameters varied depending on the type of location.
Logitech Europe S.a.

Integrated image searching system and service method thereof

The present disclosure relates to an image searching system and method for searching by using images of objects. Images of objects which it is desired to search are input via a pc-based terminal equipped with a webcam or a smart phone and then the input object images are analyzed using image recognition technology based on feature point extraction such that types of code contained in the object images are categorized and a decoder matching the object type is automatically driven such that the object is read, and thus a search function is provided which allows integrated recognition of all objects regardless of the type of object and which is convenient for the user..
Sk Planet Co., Ltd.

Waypoint navigator

An example waypoint navigator method includes identifying a local waypoint using image recognition on an image of the local waypoint displayed on a mobile device. The example method also includes overlaying on the image of the local waypoint, a visual direction to the remote waypoint based on identifying the local waypoint, the visual direction based on context.
Hewlett Packard Enterprise Development Lp

System and nutrition analysis using food image recognition

The present disclosure provides a system and method for determining a nutritional value of a food item. The system and method utilizes a food container as a model to adjust various types of distortions that exists in an instant image of the food container that retains the food item.
Fitly Inc.

Method for generating image and image generation system

A method, executed by a processor of an image generation system, includes obtaining an image of a first area included in a first image and an image of a second area included in a second image, calculating a first conversion parameter for converting the image of the first area such that color information regarding the image of the first area becomes similar to color information regarding the image of the second area, converting the first image using the first conversion parameter, and generating a third image as a training image used for machine learning for image recognition by combining the converted first image and the second image with each other.. .
Panasonic Intellectual Property Corporation Of America

Training neutral network for image recognition

A training method and a training apparatus for a neutral network for image recognition are provided. The method includes: representing a sample image as a point set in a high-dimensional space, a size of the high-dimensional space being a size of space domain of the sample image multiplied by a size of intensity domain of the sample image; generating a first random perturbation matrix having a same size as the high-dimensional space; smoothing the first random perturbation matrix; perturbing the point set in the high-dimensional space using the smoothed first random perturbation matrix to obtain a perturbed point set; and training the neutral network using the perturbed point set as a new sample.
Fujitsu Limited

Extracting card data for simultaneous display with an image

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 superimposes the extracted data directly above, below, or beside the corresponding section on the displayed image..
Google Inc.

System and syringe fluid fill verification and image recognition of power injector system features

A fluid injection system and a fluid verification system for confirming that a syringe, containing a fluid for injection, is fully filled with fluid and neither has free space (i.e., air) near the distal end thereof when the syringe is provided in an upright position nor contains air bubbles. Imaging processing techniques and systems are also provided to determine various injection parameters and to verify the type and certain properties of fluid that is present within a syringe..
Bayer Healthcare Llc

System and syringe fluid fill verification and image recognition of power injector system features

A fluid injection system and a fluid verification system for confirming that a syringe, containing a fluid for injection, is fully filled with fluid and neither has free space (i.e., air) near the distal end thereof when the syringe is provided in an upright position nor contains air bubbles. Imaging processing techniques and systems are also provided to determine various injection parameters and to verify the type and certain properties of fluid that is present within a syringe..
Bayer Healthcare Llc

Wireless intelligent ultrasound fetal imaging system

A wireless intelligent ultrasound fetal imaging system includes an ultrasound transducer, an ultrasound afe module, a zynq module, a machine vision module and a mobile terminal. The ultrasound transducer transmits ultrasound wave toward a pregnant mother's fetal, and receives echo wave from the fetal.
Aningbo Youchang Ultrasonic Technology Co.,ltd

System and validating three-dimensional objects

A system for verifying the presence of a three-dimensional object. The system has a plurality of two-dimensional cameras.
Facetec, Inc.

Card art display

Providing improved card art for display comprises receiving, by one or more computing devices, an image of a card and performing an image recognition algorithm on the image. The computing device identifies images represented on the card image and comparing the identified images to an image database.
Google Inc.

Methods, 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

Holographic picking picking products utilizing a holographic picking system

A holographic picking system directs a person wearing a visor capable of projecting holographic images through the process of finding items within a storage facility and placing them in a bin, cart, or pallet that is used to transport the items within the storage facility. The system uses holograms to display where the person should move, where the picking location is, how many items to pick, and the precise position where the items picked should be placed on the bin, cart, or pallet.
Real Picking, Llc

Methods, systems, and media for providing a remote control interface

In accordance with some implementations of the disclosed subject matter, mechanisms for providing a remote control interface are provided. In some implementations, a method for providing a remote control interface is provided, the method comprising: receiving an image of a user input interface associated with a media playback device; identifying the user input interface from a plurality of user input interfaces based on image recognition; determining a code library associated with the identified user input interface; and transmitting the code library to a mobile device that provided the image of the user input interface, wherein the code library allows a mobile device to control the media playback device..
Google Inc.

Information processing system and method using image recognition

There is provided a method and a system comprising a server adapted to be connected to a mobile application running on a mobile device for receiving an image captured by the mobile device and a user/mobile device location and/or contextual search information, the server being further adapted to be connected to an objects database comprising objects related images and objects related information, the server being further adapted to implement an object identification process and for retrieving landmark information related to the identified object of interest for enabling the users to conduct transactions with a mobile application running on the mobile device using the retrieved landmark information of the object.. .

Apparatus and connecting device through image recognition in mobile terminal

An apparatus and a method for reading an image in a mobile terminal to establish a connection with a neighbor apparatus corresponding to the read image are provided. The apparatus includes an apparatus connector.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Image recognition method, image recognition device and image recognition program

The image recognition method includes: setting rois in an image of one image plane; and searching for a region including a recognition-targeted image. The method involves dictionary data including feature quantities calculated from blocks forming a recognition-targeted region including a recognition-targeted image and having blocks concerning the region.
Renesas Electronics Corporation

Image directed search

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.
Camfind, Inc.

Method and system for automated datacenter floor volume calculation applied to datacenter thermal management

A system and method are disclosed for automatically updating a virtual model of a facility such as a datacenter, for example for use in maintaining an accurate thermal management plan. Photo images of the facility may periodically be captured.
Ca, Inc.

Traffic sign determination device

An image recognition section detects a first traffic regulation sign from a picked-up image of an area in front of a vehicle. An acquisition section uses a position of the vehicle to acquire a road link, including a second traffic regulation sign at the position of the vehicle, from a storage section.
Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

Traffic sign determination device

A traffic sign determination device includes: an image recognition section which detects a first traffic regulation sign by performing an image recognition process on an image of an area in front of a vehicle picked up by an imaging section provided on the vehicle; a map information acquisition section which, using a position of the vehicle, acquires a road link, including a second road at the position of the vehicle, from a storage section; and a traffic sign determination section which, upon detection of a current first traffic regulation sign on a current road link, determines, until the vehicle passes an end point of the current road link, that a current traffic regulation sign to be notified to an occupant of the vehicle is the current first traffic regulation sign detected on the current road link.. .
Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

Facial image bucketing with expectation maximization and facial coordinates

Facial image bucketing is disclosed, whereby a query for facial image recognition compares the facial image against existing candidate images. Rather than comparing the facial image to each candidate image, the candidate images are organized or clustered into buckets according to their facial similarities, and the facial image is then compared to the image(s) in most-likely one(s) of the buckets.
International Business Machines Corporation

Device interaction in augmented reality

An augmented reality (ar) device can access a library of applications or user interfaces (uis) designed to control a set of devices. The ar device can determine which ui to present based on detection of a device to be controlled near the ar device.
The Eye Tribe Aps

Method and adaptive model network on image recognition

Techniques for forming, designing, generating or building up recognizers using recursive qualifications are described, where the recognizers can be used in any devices or systems with recognition capabilities, such as robotic vision systems, motion detections, artificial intelligence and driverless vehicles. Through respective and recursive observations on a set of actual data, recognizers are generated to reduce the inconsistencies among the observations to produce better recognition accuracies..

Image processing device and image processing method

A polarization image acquisition unit (11) acquires polarization images of three or more polarization directions. A feature quantity computation unit (15) computes image feature quantities on the basis of the acquired polarization images.
Sony Corporation

Generating a website to share aggregated content

Methods and systems for generating a website to share aggregated digital content are provided. In one example embodiment, a system for aggregating and sharing digital content associated with social events via a network facilitates the aggregation and sharing of digital content, such as photos and videos, on a website.
Sony Interactive Entertainment America Llc

Image recognition device

The image recognition device includes an imaging means for generating an image of a subject, a local area storage means for storing information relating to a local area set in an imaging screen of the imaging means, and an image data processing means for performing exposure control of the imaging means and image recognition processing, based on the image within the local area specified by the information stored in the local area storage means, of the image generated by the imaging means.. .
Nec Corporation

Object image recognition and instant active response with enhanced application and utility

A device for pollinating plants such as flowering trees. The device is a movable platform such as a drone that has an image capturing device that is in communication with image recognition software.

Image recognition enhanced crowdsourced question and answer platform

A crowdsourced question and answer platform enhanced with image recognition technology is disclosed. The platform generates and organizes conversations surrounding an object recognized from an image uploaded by a user.
Ricoh Co., Ltd.

Image recognition method, image recognition device, and recording medium

An image recognition method includes: receiving an image; acquiring processing result information including values of processing results of convolution processing at positions of a plurality of pixels that constitute the image by performing the convolution processing on the image by using different convolution filters; determining 1 feature for each of the positions of the plurality of pixels on the basis of the values of the processing results of the convolution processing at the positions of the plurality of pixels included in the processing result information and outputting the determined feature for each of the positions of the plurality of pixels; performing recognition processing on the basis of the determined feature for each of the positions of the plurality of pixels; and outputting recognition processing result information obtained by performing the recognition processing.. .
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.

Device and recognizing animal's identity by using animal nose prints

The present invention relates to an apparatus and method of an animal recognition using nose patterns, and particularly to an apparatus and method of an animal recognition comprising a body stabilizer unit to minimize movement of the subject animal for optimal nose pattern image acquisition, an image acquisition unit to obtain and store the nose pattern image, and an image recognition unit to generate, enroll, verify, and identify the raw or processed nose pattern code from the acquired nose pattern image.. .
Iscilab Corporation

Global signatures for large-scale image recognition

Techniques are provided that include obtaining a vocabulary including a set of content indices that reference corresponding cells in a descriptor space based on an input set of descriptors. A plurality of local features of an image are identified based on the vocabulary, the local features being represented by a plurality of local descriptors.
Nant Holdings Ip, Llc

Large scale image recognition using global signatures and local feature information

Techniques are provided that include receiving one or more global signatures for a query image in response to an image recognition query, wherein some of the plurality of global signatures are generated using local descriptors corresponding to different cropped versions of the image. A ranking order is determined for a plurality of document images based on nearest neighbor relations between document signatures corresponding to the plurality of document images and each one of the one or more global signatures for the query image.
Nant Holdings Ip, Llc

Distinguishing between stock keeping units using marker based methodology

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 depicting a plurality of items, the image including a reference marker with a known physical dimension.
Ricoh Co., Ltd.

Method and apparatus of secured interactive remote maintenance assist

A system and method for using the system comprising a head mounted device (hmd), a remote maintenance server (rms), and a control section operable to identify the system under test (sut) using an image recognition function, to identify a plurality of subsystems (plos) within the sut in a data library, to create three dimensional models of the plos and displaying the same on a visual interface of the hmd using an augmented reality function, to connect to the rms using an encryption algorithm via streaming video or images sent to the rms, to collect sut data and external (to the sut) sensor data, to conduct a prognostics and/or health, maintenance, and/or management (hmm) service on the collected data to determine system health and projected health of the sut and/or plos, to authenticate remote user access to the rms, to update the data library, and to insert a plurality of (hmm) designators on the visual interface.. .
The United States Of America As Represented By The Secretary Of The Navy

Multi-function smart scale

A multi-function smart scale has a single surface platform. The platform has two or more regions for receiving items to be weighed.

Pattern matching using a lamella of known shape for automated s/tem acquisition and metrology

A method for automatically imaging in an electron microscope (sem, tem or stem) features in a region of interest in a lamella without prior knowledge of the features to be imaged, thereby enabling multiple electron microscope images to be obtained by stepping from the first image location without requiring the use of image recognition of individual image features. By eliminating the need for image recognition, substantial increases in image acquisition rates may be obtained..
Fei Company

Terminal and managing video file

The present invention provides a terminal, comprising an image recognition unit for recognizing a specified image obtained to extract characteristic information in the specified image, a marking unit for finding frame images matched with the specified image from all frame images in a specified video file in a preset mode according to the characteristic information and marking the found frame images, and a processing unit for performing a corresponding processing operation on the frame images marked by the marking unit according to a processing command received. Accordingly, the present invention also provides a video file management method.
Yulong Computer Telecommunication Scientific (shenzhen) Co., Ltd.

Image recognition apparatus, image recognition system, and image recognition method

An image recognition apparatus in an embodiment includes a feature-value calculating section configured to calculate a feature value in a region of interest segmented from an image, a likelihood calculating section configured to calculate likelihood of an object present in the region of interest referencing the feature value including a plurality of feature value elements and dictionary data including a plurality of dictionary elements, and a dictionary control section configured to acquire the dictionary element corresponding to the feature value element exceeding a set value.. .
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

Systems and methods for measuring image recognition accuracy

Systems and methods for measuring image recognition accuracy are provided. One embodiment of a method includes locating an identifier in an environment, where the identifier is configured according to a predetermined format and where the identifier identifies an actual characteristic of an object.
Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc.

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.

Personalizing medical conditions with augmented reality

Augmented reality is used to simulate the impact of medical conditions on body parts and other objects within images taken of the objects. The simulations enable a user to see how a medical condition can affect the user by dynamically simulating the impact of the medical condition on captured images of body parts associated with the user in real-time.
Orca Health, Inc.

Shopping support device and shopping support method

A shopping support device is a wearable device including an imaging unit. The shopping support device includes a storage unit that stores a shopping list including any one or more pieces of information out of shop information relating to a shop for shopping and commodity information relating to a commodity to be purchased, a recognition unit that performs image recognition on a vicinity image which is picked up by the imaging unit, a determination unit that determines whether a target indicated by the information is present in the vicinity image, on the basis of an image recognition result and the information included in the shopping list stored by the storage unit, and a notification unit that notifies the user of the presence of the target determined to be present by the determination unit..
Ntt Docomo, Inc.

Systems and methods for real human face recognition

A method for real face image recognition may include obtaining, by at least one processor, an human face image from an original image; obtaining, by at least one processor, a first image by executing a point divid arithmetic mean illumination treatment on the human face image; executing, by at least one processor, a fourier transformation on the first image and obtaining, by at least one processor, the transformed value of each pixel of the first image; determining, by at least one processor, whether the human face image is a real human face according to the transformed value of each pixel of the first image and the preset classification threshold.. .
Tencent Technology (shenzhen) Company Limited

Location based brand detection

Techniques for determining brand information and refining a position of a mobile device are described herein. An example of a method for displaying branding information on a mobile device includes receiving a reference image feature data table based on a rough location of the mobile device, such that the reference image feature data table includes a collection of entity records and wherein each entity record includes a plurality of logo image feature fields, obtaining an image including a displayed logo, utilizing an image recognition process and the reference image feature data table on the image to determine a recognized logo, and displaying brand information based on the recognized logo..
Qualcomm Incorporated

Traffic sign identification system and method

A traffic sign identification method using a traffic sign identification system includes: operating a traffic sign image capture unit to capture a road condition image, operating a traffic sign image recognition unit to pick up a traffic sign image from the road condition image, and operating an arithmetic processing unit to convert the original rgb color space of the traffic sign image into a his color space, and then to extract one or multiple graphical features from the his color space subject to a predetermined graphic pattern, and then to execute a positioning procedure to allocate one traffic sign in the traffic sign image so as to further obtain a digital speed limit image using a matching arithmetic, and then to convert digital speed limit image into a digital speed limit skeleton diagram for identification of the speed limit value of the traffic sign image.. .
Papago Inc.

Relationship status website

A relationship status website identifies a significant other with whom the user is involved in a romantic relationship. The user may upload one or more photos of the significant other.

Recognition and population of form fields in an electronic document

Techniques are disclosed for identifying and populating static form fields using prior responses to similar form fields. An example method includes receiving an electronic form having, encoded in the form, static text and a static form field for containing information specific to a given user of the electronic form.
Adobe Systems Incorporated

Augmented reality device display of image recognition analysis matches

Aspects provide for notifications of image recognition analysis matches to streamed image data on augmented reality device displays. Data identifies one or more visual appearance attributes of a target object that are discernible within image data acquired by a camera.
International Business Machines Corporation

Information processing apparatus, system, and non-transitory computer readable medium

An information processing apparatus includes a recognition unit. The recognition unit has image recognition methods of plural types.
Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.

Image calibration

An image calibration method and device. A deviation compensation coefficient of each pixel is calculated according to image data generated by strong and weak lighting parameters, and the deviation compensation coefficient is used to calibrate data of each image pixel collected and output by an image sensing unit.
Grg Banking Equipment Co., Ltd.

Signal detection, recognition and tracking with feature vector transforms

A method for obtaining object surface topology in which image frames of a scene (e.g., video frames from a user passing a smartphone camera over an object) are transformed into dense feature vectors, and feature vectors are correlated to obtain high precision depth maps. Six dimensional pose is determined from the video sequence, and then used to register patches of pixels from the frames.

Computer-aided card design validation

A method for computer-aided validation of a card design is disclosed, the method comprising the steps of detecting a plurality of design elements related to a card design via an image recognition device and encoding the design elements into data elements; comparing the data elements against design requirement encoded as design requirement data; validating the card design by determining if each of the data elements are compliant with the design requirement; wherein the comparison of the data elements and the validation of the card design is performed at a processor; and providing a result of the validation via a user interface.. .

Student assessment grading engine

A system for scoring an assessment may include a computing device having an image capture device and an image recognition engine, and a computer-readable storage medium. The storage medium may have one or more programming instructions that, when executed, cause the computing device to capture an image of a completed assessment, cause the computing device to, for each question, parse the image to identify the question and the handwritten response, determine a correct answer to the question, perform an image recognition analysis on the assessment to determine a confidence value, determine a question score for the question based on the determined confidence value and a point value associated with the correct answer, and determine a total score for the assessment.

Distinguishing between stock keeping units using hough voting methodology

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

Information processing apparatus using object recognition, and commodity identification method by the same

In general, according to one embodiment, an information processing apparatus comprises a first candidate determination section configured to determine at least one commodity serving as a candidate through an image recognition technology on an image obtained by photographing a commodity; a second candidate determination section configured to determine at least one commodity serving as a candidate according to an input speech of the commodity through a speech recognition technology; a weighting processing section configured to carry out weighting on a weighting value of the at least one candidate commodity determined by the first candidate determination section and a weighting value of the at least one candidate commodity determined by the second candidate determination section; and a specification processing section configured to specify the photographed commodity based on the weighting value of the candidate commodity weighted by the weighting processing section.. .

Image recognition apparatus, commodity information processing apparatus and image recognition method

An image recognition apparatus includes an acquisition unit and a controller. The acquisition unit acquires an image which captures by photography a pattern indicative of an object.

Electronic device and image recognition method

An image recognition method includes obtaining an image using an electronic device. The image is processed using a predetermined image processing method.

Vehicle-mounted image recognition apparatus and manufacturing the same

In a vehicle-mounted image recognition apparatus, a resolution of an image projected on an imaging plane of an image sensor is different at a position away from a center between a circumferential direction and a radial direction. To make a circumferential resolution higher than a radial resolution, at least a lower half of the imaging plane is located closer to a circumferential focus than a middle of a radial focus and the circumferential focus at a position off the optical axis center of the image projected on the image sensor through the image-forming optical system.

Realogram scene analysis of images: superpixel scene analysis

The techniques include an image recognition system to receive a realogram image including a plurality of organized objects and to detect and identify objects in the realogram image of one or more items on a retail shelf, identify shelf fronts and labels on the shelf fronts, identify empty space under shelves, identify areas where unidentified products may be, and identify areas where products are “out of stock”.. .
Ricoh Co., Ltd.

Cloud-based infrastructure for feedback-driven training and image recognition

A method for a cloud-based feedback-driven image training and recognition includes receiving a set of expert annotations of a plurality of training images of a predetermined subject matter, wherein the expert annotations include a clinical diagnosis for each image or region of interest in an image, training one or more classification models from the set of expert annotations, testing the one or more classification models on a plurality of test images that are different from the training images, wherein each classification model yields a clinical diagnosis for each image and a confidence score for that diagnosis, and receiving expert classification result feedback regarding the clinical diagnosis for each image and a confidence score yielded by each classification model.. .
International Business Machines Corporation

Realogram scene analysis of images: shelf and label finding

The techniques include an image recognition system to receive a realogram image including a plurality of organized objects and to detect and identify objects in the realogram image of one or more items on a retail shelf, identify shelf fronts and labels on the shelf fronts, identify empty space under shelves, identify areas where unidentified products may be, and identify areas where products are “out of stock”.. .
Ricoh Co., Ltd.

Image recognition method and apparatus, image verification method and apparatus, learning method and apparatus to recognize image, and learning method and apparatus to verify image

A method of recognizing a feature of an image may include receiving an input image including an object; extracting first feature information using a first layer of a neural network, the first feature information indicating a first feature corresponding to the input image among a plurality of first features; extracting second feature information using a second layer of the neural network, the second feature information indicating a second feature among a plurality of second features, the indicated second feature corresponding to the first feature information; and recognizing an element corresponding to the object based on the first feature information and the second feature information.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Realogram scene analysis of images: multiples for scene analysis

The techniques include an image recognition system to receive a realogram image including a plurality of organized objects and to detect and identify objects in the realogram image of one or more items on a retail shelf, identify shelf fronts and labels on the shelf fronts, identify empty space under shelves, identify areas where unidentified products may be, and identify areas where products are “out of stock”.. .
Ricoh Co., Ltd.

Methods and systems for vehicle tag number recognition

Methods and systems for tag recognition in captured images. A candidate region can be localized from regions of interest with respect to a tag and a tag number shown in the regions of interest within a side image of a vehicle.
Xerox Corporation

Image recognition system, server apparatus, and image recognition method

An image recognition system according to an embodiment includes at least one camera and a server apparatus. The camera includes an imaging unit that acquires a captured image and a first communication unit that transmits the captured image to the server apparatus.

Web content filtering

A system may perform web content filtering in real time. In particular, the system may review and analyze the web contents, including any image, video, sound, voices, text, to identify and filter out any inappropriate for a user as the system is receiving the web content in real time.
Ebay Inc.

Dynamic image recognition model updates

A method includes receiving first image data at an electronic device, and performing a first image recognition operation on the first image data based on a first image recognition model stored in a memory of the electronic device. The method may include sending an image recognition model update request from the electronic device to a server, in response to determining that a result of the first image recognition operation fails to satisfy a confidence threshold.
At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.

In-vehicle device

An in-vehicle device includes: an image acquisition unit that obtains a captured image from a camera that captures, via a camera lens, an image of a surrounding environment around a vehicle; an accumulation detection unit that individually detects a plurality of types of accumulation settled at the camera lens based upon the captured image; an image recognition unit that recognizes an object image, expressing a specific object present in the surrounding environment, in the captured image; a detection results integrating unit that calculates integrated detection results by integrating a plurality of sets of detection results based upon various sets of detection results pertaining to detection of the plurality of types of accumulation provided by the accumulation detection unit; and an operation control unit that controls operation executed by the image recognition unit based upon the integrated detection results.. .
Clarion Co., Ltd.

Methods, systems, and media for presenting mobile content corresponding to media content

Methods, systems, and media for presenting mobile content corresponding to media content are provided. In some implementations, a method for providing information relating to media content is provided, the method comprising: determining a channel that is providing the television program; causing images relating to the television program to be presented, wherein the images are selected based on the channel and a time parameter; receiving a user selection of an image; identifying an entity within the selected image using one or more image recognition techniques; generating a search query based at least in part on the identified entity; obtaining search results responsive to the generated search query; and causing at least one of the search results to be presented to the mobile device in response to receiving the user selection of the image..
Google Inc.

Image recognition apparatus and storage medium

A field-programmable gate array (fpga) coarse hough transform unit (102) performs on an fpga a first coarse-precision hough transform upon an image that has been applied as input to an image input unit (101), and supplies candidate location information obtained by the first hough transform and the image to an external memory (103). A fine hough transform unit (104) reads the candidate location information and the image stored in the external memory (103), uses the candidate location information to perform, on a general-purpose processor, a second detailed-precision hough transform upon the image, and supplies detailed-precision location information of a two-dimensional pattern that is the object of recognition within the image to the external memory (103)..
Nec Solution Innovators, Ltd.

Computer vision product recognition

A system for computer-aided visual recognition of products may be used by a customer operating a mobile computing device having a camera. A customer can direct the camera at a targeted product for which the customer desires to purchase or learn information.
Wal-mart Stores, Inc.

Alert notification

A system for alerting an employee or agent of a retailer regarding an unfavorable condition may include the use of computer-aided visual recognition of products to aid in identifying the location of the unfavorable condition. A user can direct a mobile computing device camera at one or more targeted products displayed on store shelves.
Wal-mart Stores, Inc.

Computer vision navigation

A system for computer-aided visual recognition of products may help a customer navigate to a selected product in a retail store. A customer can direct a mobile computing device camera at one or more targeted products displayed on store shelves.
Wal-mart Stores, Inc.

Automated tem sample preparation

Techniques are described that facilitate automated extraction of lamellae and attaching the lamellae to sample grids for viewing on transmission electron microscopes. Some embodiments of the invention involve the use of machine vision to determine the positions of the lamella, the probe, and/or the tem grid to guide the attachment of the probe to the lamella and the attachment of the lamella to the tem grid.
Fei Company

Hyper-class augmented and regularized deep learning for fine-grained image classification

Systems and methods are disclosed for training a learning machine by augmenting data from fine-grained image recognition with labeled data annotated by one or more hyper-classes, performing multi-task deep learning; allowing fine-grained classification and hyper-class classification to share and learn the same feature layers; and applying regularization in the multi-task deep learning to exploit one or more relationships between the fine-grained classes and the hyper-classes.. .
Nec Laboratories America, Inc.

Systems and methods for multi-factor image recognition

A mechanism for image recognition based on multiple factors is described. A method, system and computer-readable medium for multi-factor image recognition includes using environmental contextual attributes to create likelihood tiers in an image recognition database such that irrelevant entries are excluded from the search.
Bae Systems Information And Electronic Systems Integration Inc.

Object detection apparatus and method therefor, and image recognition apparatus and method therefor

An object detection apparatus includes an extraction unit configured to extract a plurality of partial areas from an acquired image, a distance acquisition unit configured to acquire a distance from a viewpoint for each pixel in the extracted partial area, an identification unit configured to identify whether the partial area includes a predetermined object, a determination unit configured to determine, among the partial areas identified to include the predetermined object by the identification unit, whether to integrate identification results of a plurality of partial areas that overlap each other based on the distances of the pixels in the overlapping partial area, and an integration unit configured to integrate the identification results of the plurality of partial areas determined to be integrated to detect a detection target object from the integrated identification result of the plurality of partial areas.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Searching for a map using an input image as a search query

Example embodiments relate generally to methods, systems, and devices for searching for a map using an image a search query. In an example embodiment, a method comprises performing an image recognition process to the input image and performing a character recognition process to the input image.

Local feature representation for image recognition

Techniques are disclosed for image feature representation. The techniques exhibit discriminative power that can be used in any number of classification tasks, and are particularly effective with respect to fine-grained image classification tasks.
Adobe Systems Incorporated

Image recognition device, image recognition method, program, and recording medium

An image recognition device includes an edge direction evaluation unit configured to evaluate a direction of an edge at each coordinate by assigning points to the coordinate when a deviation amount between a direction of an outline of an abundance ratio higher than a predetermined abundance ratio threshold value among directions of an outline of a character available for the vehicle number plate and the direction of the edge at each coordinate of the image is less than a predetermined deviation amount threshold value and a vehicle number plate region extraction unit configured to extract a region of the vehicle number plate from the image based on a distribution of the points assigned by the edge direction evaluation unit.. .
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd

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.

Image recognition-based payment requests

The present disclosure involves systems, software, and computer implemented methods for sending payment requests to one or more persons or entities based on images in which the persons or entities appear. In one example, the process may include identifying an image associated with a payment request, the identified image containing at least one recipient associated with the payment request, and wherein the payment request includes a value, analyzing the identified image to identify the at least one potential recipient of the payment request, identifying contact information associated with the at least one identified recipient of the payment request, and sending the payment request to the at least one identified recipient of the payment request via a destination associated with the identified contact information..
The Toronto-dominion Bank

Image recognition-based payment requests

The present disclosure involves systems, software, and computer implemented methods for sending payment requests to one or more persons or entities based on images in which the persons or entities appear. In one example, the process may include identifying an image associated with a payment request, the identified image containing at least one recipient associated with the payment request, and wherein the payment request includes a value, analyzing the identified image to identify the at least one potential recipient of the payment request, identifying contact information associated with the at least one identified recipient of the payment request, and sending the payment request to the at least one identified recipient of the payment request via a destination associated with the identified contact information..

Context-based image recognition for consumer market research

Example methods, apparatus, systems to perform context-based image recognition for consumer market research are disclosed. Disclosed example methods include comparing a first subset of feature points in a first region of interest of a reference image with a first subset of feature points of a first image residing within a first region corresponding spatially to the first region of interest and located at a first location in the first image to determine a first match value.
The Nielsen Company (us), Llc

Image recognition apparatus, processing method thereof, and program

An image recognition apparatus (100) includes: an object specifying unit (102) that specifies a position, in a captured image, of a detection target object which is set in a predetermined arrangement according to a processing target object in an imaging target and has a feature depending on the processing target object, by image recognition; and a processing unit (104) that specifies, based on object position data indicating a relative position between the detection target object in the imaging target and the processing target object which is set in a predetermined arrangement according to the imaging target and has a feature depending on the imaging target, the processing target object in the captured image which is present at the relative position from the position, in the captured image, of the detection target object specified by the object specifying unit (102), and executes a process allocated to the specified processing target object.. .
Nec Corporation

Method and device for recognizing image

An image recognition method and device are disclosed. The disclosed device may include: a reference image storage unit configured to convert reference images into 1-dimensional vectors and store the converted 1-dimensional vectors; an image acquisition unit configured to obtain an input image; an image converter unit configured to convert the input image into a 1-dimensional vector, apply dimension reduction, and calculate coefficients for expressing the input image as a linear sum of vectors forming a reference image for each of the reference images; and a determiner unit configured to determine a reference image corresponding to the input image by performing a subtraction computation of subtracting a value obtained by applying the coefficients calculated for each reference image to a relevant reference image from the converted input image.
Industry-academic Cooperation Foundation, Yonsei University

Image processing device, image processing method, and program

To provide navigation to a destination to a user even in a state in which acquisition of a current position via a positioning module is difficult. There is provided an image processing device including: an image acquisition unit configured to acquire an image onto which a real object including a visual recognition target is projected; a recognition unit configured to recognize relative arrangement of a terminal that has captured the image to the real object by executing image recognition of the recognition target; and a control unit configured to display a display object indicating a direction toward a destination of a user on a screen of the terminal on the basis of the relative arrangement of the terminal recognized by the recognition unit..
Sony Corporation

Methods and apparatus to identify media using image recognition

Methods, apparatus, systems and articles of manufacture are disclosed to identify media using image recognition. An example method to identify media includes capturing an image of a media presentation device in response to an input selection to a user control device, the input selection to cause the user control device to control the media presentation device.
The Nielsen Company (us), Llc

System and evaluating experiment teaching achievement

Provided are a performance evaluation system and method for laboratory leaning, relating to the field of education management and evaluation, in particular a performance evaluation system and method for laboratory learning for students using glass equipment as laboratory equipment. The present invention takes into consideration the shortcomings of the current performance evaluation method for laboratory learning and provides a performance evaluation system and method for laboratory learning that include an attendance statistics module, a monitoring module, an equipment management module, a laboratory data image recognition module, a laboratory data input interface module, a laboratory sample testing module, a laboratory data processing and analysis module, a laboratory knowledge computer written exam module, a student interface module, a teacher interface module, and a central processing module.
Qingdao University

Information processing apparatus, information processing system, and allocation information generation method

An information processing apparatus includes a measurement information acquisition unit, an image acquisition unit, an image recognition unit, and a generation unit. The measurement information acquisition unit acquires measurement information obtained by measuring a space in which at least one device and at least one object are allocated.

Posture estimation method and robot

An image recognition method according to one aspect of the present invention acquires a camera image generated by capturing a subject using a camera (three-dimensional sensor). A plurality of coordinates corresponding to a plurality of pixels included in a predetermined area in the camera image are acquired.
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Method and system of using image recognition and geolocation signal analysis in the construction of a social media user identity graph

A social media identity/construct is created for a person by locating social media profiles of the person at least by one or both of i) recognizing image(s) in one or more social media postings related to the person and ii) correlating geolocation data embedded in one or more social media postings related to the person or the person's social media connections, analyzing, monitor social media outlets and channels to create a social media profile for the person.. .

Image recognition apparatus, image recognition method and computer-readable medium

An image recognition apparatus, method and non-transitory computer-readable storage medium are disclosed. An image recognition apparatus may include a memory storing instructions, and at least one processor configured to process the instructions to, determine an occlusion pattern of a face in a facial image representing the face by comparing the facial image with a standard facial image representing a standard face, and identify the facial image using a region determined by the occlusion pattern in the facial image..

Hash table construction for utilization in recognition of target object in image

Technologies are generally described to construct a hash table for utilization in a recognition of a target object in an image. According to some examples, a system to serve topical image recognition hash tables to user devices may construct a lookup hash table union from disjoint hash tables of particular objects.

Systems and methods for identifying and acquiring information regarding remotely displayed video content

A computing apparatus, method, and system is provided that enables mobile users to obtain additional information about video content displayed remotely by capturing and analyzing the displayed content. For example, a computing apparatus-implemented method is provided for identifying remotely displayed video content that comprises the steps of acquiring at least one remote image with an image recognition application on a mobile device, extracting recognition data from the at least one remote image, comparing the extracted recognition data to an image database of database images, and matching the at least one remote image to at least one database image..

Behavior recognition and analysis device and methods employed thereof

Exemplary embodiment of the present disclosure are directed towards behavior recognition and analysis device and methods employed thereof the device including one or more capturing units configured to capture behavior recognition movements of students accompanied in a specified area to detect emotions expresses by each individual student. The expressed motions detected based on the plurality of facial features collected from the students.

Image recognition system for a vehicle and corresponding method

An image recognition system and method for a vehicle, including at least two camera units, each being configured to record an image of a road in the vicinity of the vehicle and to provide image data representing the respective image of the road, a first image processor configured to combine the image data provided by the at least two camera units into a first top-view image. The first top-view image is aligned to a road image plane, a first feature extractor configured to extract lines from the first top-view image, a second feature extractor configured to extract an optical flow from the first top-view image and a second top-view image, generated before the first top-view image by the first image processor, and a kerb detector configured to detect kerbs in the road based on the extracted lines and the extracted optical flow and provide kerb data representing the detected kerbs..

Image-based inventory control system using advanced image recognition

Systems for monitoring an inventory condition of objects based on captured images are described. An exemplary system includes at least one storage drawer, each storage drawer including a plurality of storage locations for storing objects; and a data storage device storing reference data for each storage drawer.
Snap-on Incorporated

Trailer track estimation system and method by image recognition

The present invention provides a trailer track estimation system by image recognition including: an image photographing unit which photographs a trailer which is connected to a rear side of a vehicle; a control unit which estimates a connection angle of the trailer using an image photographed by the image photographing unit; and a display unit which displays a value estimated by the control unit on a screen.. .
Hyundai Mobis Co., Ltd.

Using aerial imaging to provide supplemental information about a location

Aerial images, such as images from satellites or other aerial imaging devices, may be used to assist in responding to the occurrence of events (such as vehicle accidents or other emergency events) or conditions. In one implementation, an alert may be received indicating a condition or event associated with a user device.
Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc.

Schemes for retrieving and associating content items with real-world objects using augmented reality and object recognition

A method includes identifying a real-world object in a scene viewed by a camera of a user device, matching the real-world object with a tagged object based at least in part on image recognition and a sharing setting of the tagged object, the tagged object having been tagged with a content item, providing a notification to a user of the user device that the content item is associated with the real-world object, receiving a request from the user for the content item, and providing the content item to the user. A computer readable storage medium stores one or more computer programs, and an apparatus includes a processor-based device..
Sony Computer Entertainment Inc.

Image recognition apparatus

An image recognition apparatus includes a storage unit which stores a plurality of pieces of identical recognition reference data which are used as references for recognizing a specific object from an image, an image recognition unit which recognizes the specific object by alternately making a switch between the plurality of pieces of recognition reference data, on a frame basis, stored in the storage unit, for consecutive frames of the image acquired by an image acquisition unit, and a recognition determining unit which, on condition that recognition results obtained by the image recognition unit by using the plurality of pieces of recognition reference data meet a predetermined matching condition, outputs the recognition results as effective recognition results.. .
Denso Corporation

Head-mounted display system and operation method thereof

A display system and an operation method thereof are provided. The head-mounted display (hmd) device of the display system includes a camera, a monitor, a communication circuit and a processor.
Coretronic Corporation

Method for managing storage product in refrigerator using image recognition, and refrigerator for same

A refrigerator is provided. The refrigerator includes an imaging unit generating a goods loading/unloading video through video recording of storage goods loaded into or unloaded from the refrigerator; a data storage unit storing the goods loading/unloading video, goods information that may be stored in the refrigerator, and storage items information; a control unit recognizing loading/unloading of goods based on an optical flow detected through vision recognition from the goods loading/unloading video, and updating the storage items information in the refrigerator based on recognition information generated through vision recognition on loading/unloading of the goods and the goods information stored in the data storage unit; and a display unit displaying a managed state of storage items for a user based on the updated storage items information..
Lg Electronics Inc.

Semiconductor device manufacturing method and semiconductor device

There is provided a technology by which the position of 1 pin in a tabless package can be recognized easily. The rear surfaces of plural leads are exposed on a rear surface of a resin-sealed body which seals a semiconductor chip etc., a image recognition area is further provided adjacent to 1 pin (lead with index 1), and a rear surface of an identification mark is exposed from the rear surface of the resin-sealed body of the image recognition area.
Renesas Electronics Corporation

System and accessing electronic data via an image search engine

The present invention provides a system and method for accessing electronic data through entry of images as queries in search engine. The system uses various image capturing devices and communication devices to capture images and enter them into image database.
Marshall Feature Recognition Llc

Recognition device, intelligent device and information providing method

An intelligent device is configured to provide relevant information related to an image. The intelligent device includes a sensor module, an activation module, an image capture module, an image recognition module, and an information providing module.
Institute For Information Industry

Image communication apparatus, image transmission apparatus, and image reception apparatus

Included are an encoding section, a decoding section, and an image recognition section. The encoding section performs an encoding process for a video signal to be input based on a calculated encoding mode, and transmits an encoded stream.
Renesas Electronics Corporation

System and using an image to provide search results

A system and method uses one or more images provided to an image recognition capable search engine to obtain search results. The image recognition system may use one or more image match algorithms to create one or more possible product match sets.
W.w. Grainger, Inc.

Method and system for recognizing user activity type

The present invention discloses a method and system for recognizing a user activity type, where the method includes: collecting an image of a location in which a user is located; extracting, from the image, characteristic data of an environment in which the user is located and characteristic data of the user; and obtaining, by recognition, an activity type of the user by using an image recognition model related to an activity type or an image library related to an activity type and the characteristic data.. .
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

Beacon methods and arrangements

Wireless beacons, such as short range bluetooth beacons, are combined with other technologies—including audio and image recognition technologies (e.g., fingerprint- or digital watermark-based)—to provide a variety of enhanced capabilities and services.. .
Digimarc Corporation

Image sensor and driving image sensor, and image capturing apparatus using the same

According to one example embodiment, an image sensor is configured to operate in a plurality of operation modes. The image sensor includes a pixel array including unit pixels configured to generate an analog image signal from incident light, a readout circuit configured to generate a digital image signal by converting the analog image signal, and a control module configured to generate control signals for controlling operations of the pixel array and the readout circuit according to an operation mode of the image sensor.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Facial image bucketing with expectation maximization and facial coordinates

Facial image bucketing is disclosed, whereby a query for facial image recognition compares the facial image against existing candidate images. Rather than comparing the facial image to each candidate image, the candidate images are organized or clustered into buckets according to their facial similarities, and the facial image is then compared to the image(s) in most-likely one(s) of the buckets.
International Business Machines Corporation

System and accessing electronic data via an image search engine

The present invention provides a system and method for accessing electronic data through entry of images as queries in search engine. The system uses various image capturing devices and communication devices to capture images and enter them into image database.
Marshall Feature Recognition Llc

Image receiving device, image transmission system, and image receiving method

To improve an image recognition rate by quickly changing a parameter in a proper manner without being affected by a transmission delay of an image encoding stream in an image receiving device that recognizes a decoded image obtained by decoding the received image encoding stream. The image receiving device includes a data receiving unit, a parameter changing unit, a decoding unit, and an image recognition unit.
Renesas Electronics Corporation

Product identification based on location associated with image of product

According to one embodiment of the invention, a system for creating a virtual shopping cart based on location information embedded in an image and the results of image recognition performed on the image is described. One embodiment of the system comprises an access point comprising a hardware processor wherein the system is configured to perform operations comprising: obtaining a first image, of a particular product, taken by a device operated by a user, identifying a first physical location of the device when the image was taken by the device, based on the first physical location, filtering a set of images corresponding to a plurality of products to obtain a first subset of images that are stored in association with the first physical location, and comparing the first image to the first subset of images to identify a product, from the plurality of products, that matches the particular product..
Aruba Networks, Inc.





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