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 Method and  robust localization in outdoor environments patent thumbnailMethod and robust localization in outdoor environments
A method and apparatus for robust localization in outdoor environments is provided. The localization method includes the steps of receiving scanner data from localization means and receiving angle information of a mobile device from an angle sensor, correcting the scanner data based on the received angle information, performing an iterative closest point (icp) mechanism for the corrected scanner data and generating a first constraint, and localizing the mobile device based on a graph structure under the first constraint..
Korea Advanced Institute Of Science And Technology


 Automatic semantic labeling based on activity recognition patent thumbnailAutomatic semantic labeling based on activity recognition
A method and device for automatic semantic labeling of unlabeled places using activity recognition. A method includes determining at least one activity based on analyzing electronic device sensor data.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


 Method and system for access control patent thumbnailMethod and system for access control
A method for access control wherein verification of access authorization is effected by evaluating an id sent at regular intervals from a mobile electronic device or a data carrier nearest an access control device (3, 4, 5, 6), via bluetooth low energy standard as part of a “broadcasting”, to which at least one access authorization is unequivocally assigned, which is received by ble transceiver units (trx-1, trx-2, trx-3, trx-4) connected to a computer comprising a cpu and storage located within range of the mobile electronic device or the data carrier. localization of the mobile electronic devices or the data carriers is carried out by evaluation of the rssi, wherein the signal strength is measured, with which that signal of a mobile electronic device or a data carrier is received, which contains the id of ble transceiver units (trx-1, trx-2, trx-3, trx-4)..
Skidata Ag


 Method, system, and non-transitory computer readable medium for video-based circular object localization patent thumbnailMethod, system, and non-transitory computer readable medium for video-based circular object localization
A method and a system for localizing at least one circular object in a video frame captured by an image capture unit are disclosed. The method includes the steps of: a.
Southern Taiwan University Of Science And Technology


 System and  detecting polyps from learned boundaries patent thumbnailSystem and detecting polyps from learned boundaries
A system and method for automated polyp detection in optical colonoscopy images is provided. In one embodiment, the system and method for polyp detection is based on an observation that image appearance around polyp boundaries differs from that of other boundaries in colonoscopy images.
Mayo Foundation For Medical Education And Research


 Managing feature data for environment mapping on an electronic device patent thumbnailManaging feature data for environment mapping on an electronic device
An electronic device reduces localization data based on feature characteristics identified from the data. Based on the feature characteristics, a quality value can be assigned to each identified feature, indicating the likelihood that the data associated with the feature will be useful in mapping a local environment of the electronic device.
Google Inc.


 Sign based localization patent thumbnailSign based localization
Systems and techniques for sign based localization are provided herein. Sign based localization may be achieved by capturing an image of an operating environment around a vehicle, extracting one or more text candidates from the image, detecting one or more line segments within the image, defining one or more quadrilateral candidates based on one or more of the text candidates, one or more of the line segments, and one or more intersections of respective line segments, determining one or more sign candidates for the image based on one or more of the quadrilateral candidates and one or more of the text candidates, matching one or more of the sign candidates against one or more reference images, and determining a location of the vehicle based on a match between one or more of the sign candidates and one or more of the reference images..
Honda Motor Co., Ltd


 Wireless head mounted display with differential rendering and sound localization patent thumbnailWireless head mounted display with differential rendering and sound localization
A method is provided, including the following method operations: receiving captured images of an interactive environment in which a head-mounted display (hmd) is disposed; receiving inertial data processed from at least one inertial sensor of the hmd; analyzing the captured images and the inertial data to determine a current and predicted future location of the hmd; using the predicted future location of the hmd to adjust a beamforming direction of an rf transceiver towards the predicted future location of the hmd; tracking a gaze of a user of the hmd; generating image data depicting a view of a virtual environment for the hmd, wherein regions of the view are differentially rendered; generating audio data depicting sounds from the virtual environment, the audio data being configured to enable localization of the sounds by the user; transmitting the image data and the audio data via the rf transceiver to the hmd.. .
Sony Interactive Entertainment Inc.


 Neural proteins as biomarkers for nervous system injury and other neural disorders patent thumbnailNeural proteins as biomarkers for nervous system injury and other neural disorders
The present invention identifies biomarkers that are diagnostic of nerve cell injury and/or neuronal disorders. Detection of different biomarkers of the invention are also diagnostic of the degree of severity of nerve injury, the cell(s) involved in the injury, and the subcellular localization of the injury..
Banyan Biomarkers, Inc.


 Human sperm fibrous sheath (fs) proteins: new target antigens for use in therapeutic cancer vaccines and diagnostic screening and methods of using same patent thumbnailHuman sperm fibrous sheath (fs) proteins: new target antigens for use in therapeutic cancer vaccines and diagnostic screening and methods of using same
Cancer vaccines were demonstrated to be promising strategies for cancer treatment; however these strategies are limited by the paucity of target antigens that provoke an effective immune response. The inventors of the present patent application propose that sperm fibrous sheet proteins constitute a new class of potential antigens for use in the development of effective, durable cancer vaccines.
Kiromic, Llc


Nanoparticle-enabled x-ray magnetic resonance imaging (nxmri)

Imaging systems and methods are provided. Systems and methods of the subject invention can include the use of nanoparticles (for example, nanophosphors) within a sample to be imaged.
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Localization of customer premises equipment in a digital communication network

In one embodiment, a localization beacon is inserted into a digital communication signal by a localization device. The resulting modified signal is transmitted to customer premises equipment (cpe).
Cisco Technology, Inc.

Systems and methods for enhancement of retinal images

Embodiments disclose systems and methods that aid in screening, diagnosis and/or monitoring of medical conditions. The systems and methods may allow, for example, for automated identification and localization of lesions and other anatomical structures from medical data obtained from medical imaging devices, computation of image-based biomarkers including quantification of dynamics of lesions, and/or integration with telemedicine services, programs, or software..
Eyenuk, Inc.

Systems and methods for automated detection of regions of interest in retinal images

Embodiments disclose systems and methods that aid in screening, diagnosis and/or monitoring of medical conditions. The systems and methods may allow, for example, for automated identification and localization of lesions and other anatomical structures from medical data obtained from medical imaging devices, computation of image-based biomarkers including quantification of dynamics of lesions, and/or integration with telemedicine services, programs, or software..
Eyenuk, Inc.

Opsin-binding ligands, compositions and methods for use

Compounds are disclosed that are useful for treating ophthalmic conditions caused by or related to production of toxic visual cycle products that accumulate in the eye, such as dry adult macular degeneration, as well as conditions caused by or related to the misfolding of mutant opsin proteins and/or the mis-localization of opsin proteins. Compositions of these compounds alone or in combination with other therapeutic agents are also described, along with therapeutic methods of using such compounds and/or compositions.
Bikam Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Opsin-binding ligands, compositions and methods of use

Compounds and compositions of said compounds along with methods of use of compounds are disclosed for treating ophthalmic conditions related to mislocalization of opsin proteins, the misfolding of mutant opsin proteins and the production of toxic visual cycle products that accumulate in the eye. Compounds and compositions useful in the these methods, either alone or in combination with other therapeutic agents, are also described..
Bikam Pharmaceuticals Inc.

Functionalized peptide transporters for cellular uptake

Disclosed are novel cell-penetrating transporters for enhancing cellular uptake of peptide fusion proteins into live cells. The cell-penetrating transporters comprise a functionalized peptide construct comprising a cell importation peptide covalently bound to a cargo, the cell importation peptide in an unreactive monomeric form, and a pharmaceutical carrier.
General Electric Company

Implantable bone marrow access apparatus

Bone marrow access apparatus includes a bone attachment part attachable to bone, a tubular conduit part attached to the bone attachment part and defining a conduit communicating with a hollow interior of the bone attachment part, and a port attached to the conduit part. The port defines a hollow interior communicating with the conduit defined by the conduit part.

Method for object localization and pose estimation for an object of interest

A method for localizing and estimating a pose of a known object in a field of view of a vision system is described, and includes developing a processor-based model of the known object, capturing a bitmap image file including an image of the field of view including the known object, extracting features from the bitmap image file, matching the extracted features with features associated with the model of the known object, localizing an object in the bitmap image file based upon the extracted features, clustering the extracted features of the localized object, merging the clustered extracted features, detecting the known object in the field of view based upon a comparison of the merged clustered extracted features and the processor-based model of the known object, and estimating a pose of the detected known object in the field of view based upon the detecting of the known object.. .
Gm Global Technology Operations Llc

Optical character recognition localization tool

Systems and methods for processing images to recognize characters. Such may include locating background in an image which separate lines of characters, and then locating background which separate characters.
Datalogic Ip Tech, S.r.l.

Scanning imaging for encoded psf identification and light field imaging

Scanned illumination allows for capturing 3-dimensional information about an object. A conventional reflection (or transmission) bright field (or fluorescence, darkfield, polarizing, phase contrast or interference) microscope is configured to use laterally scanned illumination (for example by moving an array in front of the light source) to scan an extended object.
The Regents Of The University Of Colorado, A Body Corporate

Vehicle localization system

A vehicle localization system includes a first localization system, a second localization system, and a controller. The first localization system is configured to determine a location of the vehicle using a first set of data.
Nissan North America, Inc.

Distributed location sensor

A catheter configured for use with a magnetic field-based localization system includes a distributed location sensor that includes a plurality of individual location sensing coils electrically connected in series. The distributed location sensor has an effective magnetic center based on the individual characteristics of each location sensing coil.
Mediguide Ltd.

Localization apparatus and localization method

Embodiments of the present disclosure provide a localization apparatus and localization method. Positioning of the target terminal may be achieved without needing to preobtain a location of a terminal used for cooperative localization, and selection of the terminal used for cooperative localization according to the geometric distribution may efficiently improve the precision of the localization of the target terminal..
Fujitsu Limited

Methods and systems for scheduling the transmission of localization signals and operating self-localizing apparatus

localization systems and methods for transmitting timestampable localization signals from anchors according to one or more transmission schedules. The transmission schedules may be generated and updated to achieve desired positioning performance.
Verity Studios Ag

Fault localization using tandem connection monitors in optical transport network

An optical transport network (otn) fault localization method, an iterative otn fault localization method, and an otn network use otn tandem connection monitors operating in a “monitor” mode to provide fault localization. The methods and network use tcms for fault localization that can be performed manually or automatically to isolate a fault in a multi-domain otn network to a particular link, switching fabric, or transport function.
Ciena Corporation

Smart wireless asset tracking

Systems and methods for localizing a bad condition in a crowded asset environment include providing a plurality of wireless transceivers associated with a sensor monitoring a condition of an asset, wherein each of the plurality of wireless transceivers in a long range operating mode adjusts the transmission power to a high output power, monitoring the conditions of the assets using the long range operating mode with a sensor receiver, communicating an alarm to the sensor receiver by at least one of the plurality of wireless transceiver, transmitting by the sensor receiver a command to all of the plurality of wireless transceivers to switch to a low transmission power output to allow a localization of the item, switching each of the plurality of wireless transceivers to operate in a localization operating mode, wherein the transmission power is set to a low output power, and localizing the sensor generating the alarm.. .
Microchip Technology Incorporated

Augmented reality vision system for tracking and geolocating objects of interest

Methods and apparatuses for tracking objects comprise one or more optical sensors for capturing one or more images of a scene, wherein the one or more optical sensors capture a wide field of view and corresponding narrow field of view for the one or more mages of a scene, a localization module, coupled to the one or more optical sensors for determining the location of the apparatus, and determining the location of one more objects in the one or more images based on the location of the apparatus and an augmented reality module, coupled to the localization module, for enhancing a view of the scene on a display based on the determined location of the one or more objects.. .
Sri International

Methods of producing a secreted protein

The invention is directed to methods of producing a polypeptide or a variant thereof, wherein the polypeptide or variant thereof is dependent on limp-2 for trafficking, localization, stabilization and/or sorting of the polypeptide in the cell. In general, the methods comprise culturing a lysosomal integral membrane protein ii (limp-2) deficient cell which expresses the polypeptide or the variant thereof under conditions in which the polypeptide or the variant thereof is produced..
Christian-albrechts-universitaet Zu Kiel

Collaborative human-robot swarm

One or more robots that make exploration and path planning decisions in a previously unknown or unmapped environment based on a map and localization data at least partially generated by human transported perception unit(s). One or more robots that make exploration and path planning decisions in a previously unknown or unmapped environment based on current and past position and velocity information of at least one human.

Robust indoor localization by partitioning space

A mobile device comprising: i) receive path circuitry configured to detect signals transmitted by a plurality of wall-mounted beacons in a structure in which the mobile device is located, the receive path circuitry further configured to determine a received signal strength indicator (rssi) value associated with each detected beacon and to determine an identification (id) value transmitted by each detected beacon; ii) a memory configured to store a floor plan of the structure; and iii) processing circuitry configured to identify a first detected beacon and a second detected beacon mounted on opposing sides of a first wall using the floor plan and the transmitted id values of the first and second detected beacons. The processing circuitry uses the rssi value of the first detected beacon and the rssi value of the second detected beacon to determine if the mobile phone is on the same side of the first wall as the first detected beacon or the second detected beacon..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Dynamic content and pricing

According to an example for providing dynamic content and pricing, pricing data for at least one item accessible in a software application is loaded, and current profile data for an active user of the software application and historical profile data for a group of users is loaded. A behavior metric is calculated for the active user based on the current profile data of the active user and the historical profile data of the group of users, and a price for the at least one item for the active user is calculated based on the behavior metric.
White Shoe Media, Inc.

Method for image-based vehicle localization

A method for image-based vehicle localization includes measuring, at a vehicle, a position and a heading of the vehicle; capturing, at an image capture system of the vehicle, road surface image data of a road surface; processing the road surface image data to correct for distortion in the road surface image data due to pitch and roll of the vehicle; performing feature detection on the processed road surface image data to detect lane markers on the road surface; generating a local map based on the detected lane markers; wherein generating the local map comprises identifying a lane demarcated by the detected lane markers; and controlling the vehicle according to the local map.. .
Cruise Automation, Inc.

Emission control for wireless location management

An emission control scheme intended to limit the localization and identification of a wireless device to known friendly wireless networks. Use of an intelligent access control (iac) on a wireless device allows the user or administrator control over the revealing of the wireless device to any particular network.
Location Sentry Corp

Localization using access point

Localizing a location of a mobile device may be performed by obtaining times of flights between the mobile device and an access point at a first and second location. A heading of the mobile device and a distance between the first and second location may be further obtained.
Hewlett Packard Enterprise Development Lp

Spatial multiplexing of histological stains

The following concerns a method for co-localization of microscopy or histology stains by the assembly of a virtual image from one or more imaging operations. In particular, the method decreases the time required to obtain multiple labeled antigen or protein histology images of a biological sample.
3scan Inc.

Apparatus, systems, and methods for localizing markers or tissue structures within a body

Apparatus, systems, and methods are provided for localizing lesions within a patient's body, e.g., within a breast. The system may include one or more markers implantable within or around the target tissue region, and a probe for transmitting and receiving electromagnetic signals to detect the one or more markers.
Cianna Medical, Inc.

Systems and methods comprising localization agents

Provided herein are systems and methods comprising localization agents. For example, provided herein are systems and methods for the placement of localization devices within biological systems and the detection of such localization devices for targeted surgeries or other medical procedures.
Elucent Medical, Inc.

Method of monitoring well-being of semi-independent persons and system thereof

A client system for monitoring elders in a residential setting, the client system comprising communication apparatus operative for sending real time localization data and elder body motion data toward at least one server configured for performing at least one elder-supporting backend service responsive to at least one of the real time localization data and elder body motion data; and at least one real-time location subsystem including: at least one wearable (“tag”) including at least one ultra-wide-band (uwb) communication transceiver and an accelerometer operative for sensing at least one body motion of an elder wearing the tag thereby to provide the elder body motion data; and at least one anchor device for deployment in an elder's domicile including an ultra-wide-band (uwb) communication transceiver operative for real time sub-meter localization of the tag, thereby to provide the real time localization data.. .
Agt International Gmbh

Distributed localization systems and methods and self-localizing apparatus

A self-localizing apparatus uses timestampable signals transmitted by transceivers that are a part of a distributed localization system to compute its position relative to the transceivers. Transceivers and self-localizing apparatuses are arranged for highly accurate timestamping using digital and analog reception and transmission electronics as well as one or more highly accurate clocks, compensation units, localization units, position calibration units, scheduling units, or synchronization units.
Verity Studios Ag

Method and relocation of mobile robot in indoor environment

A method and apparatus for relocation of a mobile robot is provided. The relocation method includes the steps of generating a fingerprint based on a previously built magnetic field map, and if the mobile robot is determined as being failed in localization, relocating a location of the mobile robot based on the generated location fingerprint.
Korea Advanced Institute Of Science And Technology

Proteins comprising binding regions, shiga toxin a subunit effector regions, and carboxy-terminal, endoplasmic reticulum localization signal motifs

The present invention provides proteins comprising binding regions for cell-type specific targeting, shiga toxin effector regions derived from a subunits of members of the shiga toxin family for providing shiga toxin effector functions (e.g. Cellular internalization and cytotoxicity), and carboxy-terminal endoplasmic reticulum localization signal motifs.
Molecular Templates, Inc.

Magnetic localization of a medical device

A method of localizing a medical device in a magnetic localization field is disclosed. The medical device includes a distal region forming at least a partial loop and can be devoid of dedicated magnetic localization sensors.
St. Jude Medical, Cardiology Division, Inc.

Positioning determining the location of a mobile communication device

A localization approach based on cable length detection. In one aspect, a method performed by a positioning system for determining the location of a mobile communication device (mcd) is provided.
Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)

Sound localization for an electronic call

During an electronic call between two individuals, a sound localization point simulates a location in empty space from where an origin of a voice of one individual occurs for the other individual.. .

Techniques for filament localization, edge effect reduction, and forming/switching voltage reduction in rram devices

The present disclosure provides a system and method for forming a resistive random access memory (rram) device. A rram device consistent with the present disclosure includes a substrate and a first electrode disposed thereon.
Intel Corporation

System for building a map and subsequent localization

Slam systems are provided that utilize an artificial neural network to both map environments and locate positions within the environments. In some example embodiments, a sensor arrangement is used to map an environment.
Intel Corporation

Magnetic field localization and navigation

A mobile robot includes a body movable over a surface within an environment, a calibration coil carried on the body and configured to produce a calibration magnetic field, a sensor circuit carried on the body and responsive to the calibration magnetic field, and a controller carried on the body and in communication with the sensor circuit. The sensor circuit is configured to generate calibration signals based on the calibration magnetic field.
Irobot Corporation

Display system of an aircraft, able to display a localization marking of a zone of location of an approach light ramp and related method

A display system of an aircraft, able to display a localization marking of a zone of location of an approach light ramp and related method are provided. The display system includes a display unit and an assembly generating a display on the display unit.
Dassault Aviation

Loss engineering to improve system functionality and output

A system and method for engineering loss in a physical system by steering parameters of the physical system to the vicinity of an exceptional point is disclosed. In the vicinity of an exceptional point, localization of the fields helps to enhance any linear or nonlinear processes.
Washington University

Speech recognition apparatus and speech recognition method

A speech recognition apparatus includes: a sound collection unit that collects a sound signal; a sound source localization unit that calculates a spatial spectrum from the sound signal that is collected by the sound collection unit and uses the calculated spatial spectrum to perform sound source localization; a speech zone determination unit that determines a zone in which a power of the spatial spectrum that is calculated by the sound source localization unit exceeds a predetermined threshold value based on a vehicle state; and a speech recognition unit that performs speech recognition with respect to a sound signal of the zone determined by the speech zone determination unit.. .
Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

Sound source separating device and sound source separating method

A sound source separating device includes: a sound collecting unit configured to collect sound signals using a plurality of microphones; a sound source localizing unit configured to localize a sound source on the basis of the sound signals collected by the sound collecting unit; a sound source separating unit configured to separate the sound signals collected by the sound collecting unit into sound sources corresponding to the number of fixed sound sources and fixed sound source directions without using the sound source localization result from the sound source localizing unit; and a speech extracting unit configured to extract speech signals of the fixed sound sources on the basis of the sound source localization result from the sound source localizing unit and the sound source separation result from the sound source separating unit.. .
Honda Motor Co., Ltd.



Localization topics:
  • Localization
  • Access Point
  • Augmented Reality
  • Computer Program
  • Graphical User Interface
  • Radio Frequency Identification
  • Antenna Gain
  • Logical Unit
  • User Interface
  • Highlighting
  • Input Device
  • Hierarchical
  • Data Mining
  • Object Database
  • Image Processing


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