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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, L.p.


Methods, apparatuses, and systems for reconstruction-free image recognition from compressive sensors
The disclosure relates to an image recognition algorithm implemented by a hardware control system which operates directly on data from a compressed sensing camera. A computationally expensive image reconstruction step can be avoided, allowing faster operation and reducing the computing requirements of the system.
Arizona Board Of Regents On Behalf Of Arizona State University


Image recognition based on augmented reality
A method includes: receiving, at a server and from an augmented reality device, user information of a user using the augmented reality device; generating, by the server, a picture feature sample sub-library corresponding to the user information, including screening out, from a preset picture feature sample library, picture feature samples associated with the user information; and providing, to the augmented reality device, the picture feature sample sub-library, wherein the picture feature sample sub-library can be configured to be used by the augmented reality device to perform, during image scanning of an offline environment of the user, image recognition of images scanned from the offline environment by comparing the scanned images to picture features in the picture feature sample sub-library.. .
Alibaba Group Holding Limited


3d imaging recognition by stereo matching of rgb and infrared images
A three-dimensional (3d) image recognition system includes a first imaging sensor capable of collecting a first wavelength range of light and a second imaging sensor capable of collecting a second wavelength range of light. The first imaging sensor and the second imaging sensor are placed apart.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc


System and end to end performance response time measurement based on graphic recognition
Software testing techniques based on image recognition are disclosed. In various embodiments, a programmatically implemented image classifier is trained to recognize a screen shot image as being associated with a transaction end condition of a transaction.
Open Text Corporation


Irradiation device and using the same
An irradiation device comprises a light source, an optical switch element and an image recognition module communicatively connected to the optical switch element. In some embodiments, a contour of a target area is recognized by an image recognition module and is provided by the image recognition module to the optical switch element, and a contour of an irradiation area of the light source is controlled by the optical switch element to match with the contour of the target area according to the contour of the target area provided by the image recognition module.
Boe Technology Group Co., Ltd.


Rotary head type component mounter
In a rotary head type component mounter, among a specified quantity of suction nozzles held by a rotary head, multiple suction nozzles are lowered simultaneously. When the rotary head is moved by a head moving mechanism to a nozzle exchange area and exchange of suction nozzles is performed, two station reference marks of the nozzle station are imaged by a mark imaging camera, image recognition is performed of the positions of the two station reference marks, and the position and angle of the nozzle station is calculated.
Fuji Machine Mfg. Co., Ltd.


Unmanned aerial vehicle interactive apparatus and method based on deep learning posture estimation
An unmanned aerial vehicle interactive apparatus based on a deep learning posture estimation is provided. The apparatus (10) comprises: a shooting unit (11) for shooting an object video; a key frame extraction unit (12) for extracting a key frame image relating to an object from the shot object video; a posture estimation unit (13) for recognizing an object posture with respect to the key frame image based on an image recognition algorithm of a deep convolutional neural network; and an unmanned aerial vehicle operation control unit (14) for converting the recognized object posture into a control instruction so as to control the operation of the unmanned aerial vehicle.
Beijing Deephi Technology Co., Ltd.


Seat, motion control method thereof and motion control system thereof
A seat, a motion control method thereof and a motion control system thereof. The motion control method for the seat includes: acquiring images of around the seat, and tracking a current caregiver via image recognition; determining a relative position between the current caregiver and the seat; and controlling a motion of the seat based on the relative position..
Boe Technology Group Co., Ltd.


Method and device for extracting speech feature based on artificial intelligence
Embodiments of the present disclosure provide a method and a device for extracting a speech feature based on artificial intelligence. The method includes performing a spectrum analysis on a speech to be recognized, to obtain a spectrum program of the speech; and extracting features of the spectrum program by using an inception convolution structure of an image recognition algorithm, to obtain the speech feature of the speech.
Baidu Online Network Technology (beijing) 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.
Digimarc Corporation

Pos terminal device, information processing device, information processing system, image recognition method, and image recognition program

A pos terminal device is provided with: a memory unit for storing subject information in which a subject and specific information are associated; an imaging unit for imaging a subject and generating an image; and a specific information estimation unit for estimating, on the basis of the subject information, the specific information associated with the subject imaged by the imaging unit.. .
Nec Corporation

Side safety assistant device and large vehicle

A side safety assistant device for a large vehicle may include: a rear camera module mounted at the rear of at least one side surface of a large vehicle and configured to image an object while facing the front of the large vehicle; a front camera module mounted at the front of at least one side surface of the large vehicle and configured to image an object while facing the rear of the large vehicle; one or more image recognition modules configured to receive an image taken by the rear and front camera modules, extract an object included in the image, determine whether the extracted object is a moving object, determine whether the moving object is located in a preset dangerous zone, and output a collision risk signal; a warning unit configured to output a visual or auditory warning signal; and a control unit configured to operate the warning unit.. .
Plk Technologies Co., Ltd.

Method and recognizing obstacle of vehicle

The present disclosure discloses a method and an apparatus for recognizing an obstacle to a vehicle. The method comprises: acquiring point cloud data of a target region by a lidar sensor and acquiring image data of the target region by using an image capturing apparatus; recognizing obstacle information in the point cloud data by a preset point cloud recognition model, and labeling a recognition result to obtain a first labeled result; recognizing obstacle information in the image data by a preset image recognition model, and labeling a recognition result to obtain a second labeled result; comparing the first labeled result with the second labeled result to decide whether the first and the second labeled result are identical; and determining a correct labeled result from the first and the second labeled result in response to the first and the second labeled result being not identical and outputting the correct labeled result..
Baidu Online Network Technology (beijing) Co., Ltd.

Electronic device capable of obtaining hearing data according to face image recognition results and obtaining hearing data

An electronic device includes an image capture module and a processing unit. The image capture module is used for capturing a user's face image.
Unlimiter Mfa Co., Ltd.

Food preparation device using image recognition

A food preparation device or system which utilizes image recognition to perform item-specific actions based on determined cooking attributes and/or temperature.. .
Serenete Corporation

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

A method and an apparatus to provide 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.

Component mounter

A nozzle section is held by a nozzle holder to be vertically movable, and the nozzle section is biased downwards by springs. A height position reference section for which image recognition is possible is provided on an outer circumferential section of the nozzle section.
Fuji Machine Mfg. Co., Ltd.

Method for attaching hash-tag using image recognition process and software distributing server storing software for the same method

A method for attaching a hash tag with image recognition, and a software distributing server recording therein software for performing the method, are provided. When a user creates his or her own post with his or her video to upload to a webpage of social media, the terminal may automatically extract words to be used as the hash tags from the video and insert the extracted words.
Indie Cf, Inc.

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.

Method and meal planning and optimization

A method for meal optizimation, by a data processor, comprising: planning meals, with a meal planning interface module, specifying a future date and determining meal options based on optimization of perishable goods in an inventory; specifying when the number of meals are to be prepared automatically and/or manually with a voice recognition device and/or an image recognition device and/or bar code scanning device and/or other scanning devices and/or manually with a user interface, including updating and/or adding and/or removing the items at a point of entry into and/or out of a food storage area and/or a plurality of food storage areas, such as at a doorway and/or window and/or counter and/or loading area and/or unloading area; and ordering and or delivering and/or arranging for delivery, manually and/or automatically, of the items from a grocery store or a plurality of grocery stores and/or from other sites and/or other food item sources.. .

Image recognition apparatus, image recognition method, and program

In the present disclosure, an image parameter of an input image is changed, features is extracted from each of a plurality of generated images, a category of each region is determined based on the features in each image, and the results are integrated.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Automatic screen navigation for media device configuration and control

Methods, systems, and apparatuses are described for automatically navigating a graphical user interface (gui) of a media device. In embodiments, objects (e.g.
Caavo Inc

Blister-strip inspection device

The invention relates to a blister strip inspection device (10) for sensing blister segments (12) of a blister strip (14), having an image acquisition device (16) which is arranged to capture images of the blister strip (14), wherein the image acquisition device (16) comprises a digital camera (18.1), an advance sensing device (24) for continuously sensing an advance (x) of the blister strip (14), and an evaluating unit (40) which is connected to the digital camera (18.1) and to the advance sensing device (24), and which is configured to automatically perform a method having the following steps: (v) sensing the advance of the blister strip (14), (vi) determining a target time (ti), at least also on the basis of the advance, at which a blister segment (12.i) is completely in the field of view (20.1) of the digital camera, and (vii) acquiring an image with the digital camera (18.1) at said target time (ti), wherein the digital camera (18.1) is a video camera which has a field of view (20.1, 20.2) and is formed to capture an image sequence consisting of temporally successive images. According to the invention, it is envisaged that the evaluating unit (40) is configured to automatically (i) determine the target time (ti) at which a blister segment (12.i) is completely in the field of view (20.1, 20.2), at least also on the basis of the advance (x), (ii) take an image (ai) from the image sequence such that a monitoring image is generated, (iii) store the monitoring image and (v) repeat steps (i) to (iii) such that a monitoring image sequence is generated, and the evaluating unit (40) is configured to automatically: sense at least one preceding image at a time that lies shortly before the target time (ti) and/or acquire at least one following image (a) at a time that lies shortly after the target time, determine which of the images sufficiently completely contains the greatest portion of a blister segment (12) by means of image recognition, and store said image (a) as a monitoring image..
Hmgeb Holding B.v.

Image recognition system, image recognition method, hologram recording medium, hologram playback device, and image capture device

It is made possible to read holographic barcodes with such portable information consoles as smartphones to perform judgment of authenticity. In this process, by controlling from the portable information console side the light sources illuminating the hologram, it is possible to add a strong authenticity judgment function without a major increase in cost and also without building any special infrastructure..

Object detection method and system based on machine learning

The present disclosure discloses an object detection method based on machine learning. The object detection method senses a motion of an object by a motion sensor to generate a testing image, captures the testing image by an image sensor to transmit a sensed image to an object detection device, and detects a position of the object in the sensed image by the object detection device.
Pixart Imaging Inc.

System and prediction of deduction claim success based on an analysis of electronic documents

A method and system for predicting a likelihood of success of a potential corporate income tax (cit) deduction. The method includes analyzing a cit deduction electronic document to determine at least one transaction parameter, where the analysis includes determining, via digital image recognition, the at least one transaction parameter; retrieving, based on the analysis, at least one cit deduction success parameter; and determining, based on the analysis and the retrieved at least one cit deduction success parameter, the likelihood of success of the potential cit deduction..
Vatbox, Ltd.

Method and system for analyzing the distance to an object in an image

A controller/application synchronizes a camera's image capture rate with a lidar light burst rate. The controller instructs lidar to direct bursts within a field of view of the camera.
Wheego Electric Cars, Inc.

Determining pose for use with digital watermarking, fingerprinting and augmented reality

Image recognition and augmented reality experiences utilize auxiliary data extracted from an image or video, or image fingerprints, or a combination of both. One claim recites a method of controlling a device, the device comprising a camera and a display screen.
Digimarc Corporation

Item recognition

Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on computer storage media, for using image data of an item to recognize the item. A method may include receiving device identification information for a first device, an image, and an account identifier associated with the image, determining, using the account identifier, account data, determining, using the device identification information, a particular set of one or more items associated with the first device, determining, using image recognition, that the image likely shows a first item in the particular set, identifying, from among the particular set and using the account data and the last determination, a second item that is different from the first item and that includes a second attribute value that is the same as a first attribute value for the first item, and providing, to a second device, instructions for presentation of information about the second item..
Accenture Global Solutions Limited

Image recognition device and image recognition method

An image recognition device includes svm operator which performs svm operation on input image and data storage which temporarily stores data generated during image recognition process, wherein the svm operator includes feature value calculator which calculates feature value representing degree to which recognition target that is target captured in the input image is similar to comparison target to be recognized, and cumulative adder which cumulatively adds feature values corresponding to teacher data classified into the same type of comparison targets in teacher data group. In the svm operation process, the feature value calculator calculates feature values corresponding to all teacher data and stores the feature values in the data storage, and the cumulative adder cumulatively adds feature values of the same type of comparison targets and outputs the feature values as recognition result of the recognition target in the image recognition process..
Olympus Corporation

Reducing scale estimate errors in shelf images

Example image processing methods, apparatus/systems and articles of manufacture are disclosed herein. An example apparatus includes an image recognition application to identify matches between stored patterns and objects detected in a shelf image, where the shelf image has a shelf image scale estimate.
The Nielsen Company (us), Llc

System and classification and authentication of identification documents using a machine learning based convolutional neural network

The present disclosure describes systems and methods to classify and authenticate id documents based on the information contained on the face of the id document. This present system can automatically classify, authenticate, and extracting data from documents using artificial intelligence (ai) based machine learning for image recognition.
Confirm, Inc.

Image annotation over different occurrences of images using image recognition

This disclosure relates to a system for acquiring and sharing annotations of images over a network based on fingerprint identification techniques for digital images. The system allows users to annotate images found on the network that are not controlled by the user.

System, organizing photographs stored on a mobile computing device

An image organizing system for organizing and retrieving images from an image repository residing on a mobile device is disclosed. The image organizing system includes a mobile computing device including an image repository.
Amazon Technologies, Inc.

Text processing

A text processing method is provided, including: acquiring position information of an external touch in response to the external touch sensed by a touch terminal; acquiring a character image based on the position information of the external touch; acquiring a first text by recognizing characters in the character image; acquiring a word segmentation result by performing word segmentation on characters in the first text; and displaying the word segmentation result. The text processing method combines technologies of touch sensing, image recognition and word segmentation, so as to acquire efficiently and quickly a character, a word, a named entity, and the like in the region indicated by the external touch for various systems, which is convenient for a user to select a keyword directly in the text instead of inputting the keyword in the follow-up operation, thus improving the efficiency of operation..
Smartisan Digital Co., Ltd.

Automatic parking system and automatic parking method

There is provided an automatic parking system according to an exemplary embodiment of the present disclosure. The automatic parking system includes: a smart key recognition processor recognizing a smart key positioned in a first area; a sensor unit acquiring images around a subject vehicle if the smart key is recognized, and converting the acquired image into external images and synthesizing the images; a parking space recognizing sensor periodically receiving the external images and sequentially comparing the consecutive external images using an image recognition technology to recognize parking areas; and a controller calculating a moving path between a current position of the subject vehicle and an optimal parking area among the parking areas and controlling the subject vehicle based on the moving path, in which the parking space recognizing sensor may detect the parking areas in consideration of a length and a width of the subject vehicle..
Kia Motors Corporation

Surgical system, image processing device, and image processing method

An image information acquisition unit acquires a tomographic image that is a cross-sectional image taken in a direction substantially parallel to an eye axis direction of an eye of a patient. An image recognition unit recognizes each part of the eye on the tomographic image by means of image recognition on the basis of the tomographic image.

Digital content conversion quality control system and method

Automated, algorithmic quality control is performed for digital content converted from one form or format to another. Such conversion may be made of movies, television programs, feature films, advertisements, or any other content.
Nbcuniversal Media, Llc

Automatic parking system and automatic parking method

An automatic parking system is provided. The automatic parking system includes a camera processor that acquires images around a subject vehicle, converts the acquired images into external images and synthesizes the external images.
Kia Motors Corporation

Power feeding system for vehicle, electrically powered vehicle and power feeding vehicle

An ipa-ecu recognizes a position of a power transferring unit by image recognition based on image information from a camera incorporated in a vehicle. Then, the ipa-ecu performs guidance control such that the vehicle is guided to the power transferring unit based on a result of the image recognition (first guidance control).
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Systems and methods to command a robotic cleaning device to move to a dirty region of an area

In one aspect, a device includes a processor and storage accessible to the processor. The storage bears instructions executable by the processor to receive an image of an area from a camera, and to execute image recognition on the first image to identify a dirty region in the area.
Lenovo (singapore) Pte. Ltd.

Projection apparatus and projection method

A projection apparatus includes a projection unit configured to display an image based on an input signal by a display element, to form an optical image from light provided from a light source passed or reflected by the display element, and to project the formed optical image on a projection target, a photographing unit configured to photograph a region including an image range which is projected by the projection unit, an image recognition unit configured to recognize a person from the image obtained by the photographing at the photographing unit, and a projection control unit configured to change and set an aspect of the image projected by the projection unit based on a result of the recognition at the image recognition unit.. .
Casio Computer Co., Ltd.

System and method to place subjective messages on a vehicle

A system to exhibit subjective messages on a vehicle including a memory, controller, transceiver, external display, camera, image recognition module, and technology platform. The memory is configured to comprise modules of executable instructions.
Gm Global Technology Operations Llc

Information delivery system based on packing box image recognition

The present invention discloses an information delivery system based on packing box image recognition. The system comprises: a packing box body, wherein a display layer is arranged on a surface of the packing box body, a pixel density of the display layer is different from that of an adjacent region of the display layer, and the display layer is formed by a plurality of regularly arranged pixel particles; a hand-held mobile terminal, used for scanning the display layer to acquire image information, uploading the image information after decoding to a cloud server to acquire, push information, and displaying the information to consumers through a display module; and a cloud server, used for receiving decoded information after the image information is decoded and outputting the push information to the hand-held mobile terminal, so that a code scanning module of the hand-held mobile terminal is easier to automatically focus a code layer to fetch the image information by adjusting a pixel difference between the display layer and surrounding panels thereof on the packing box, and that commodity information is pushed without affecting the aesthetics of the packing box by using pixel particles arranged by specific rules to encode images of the display layer..
Hangzhou Yonghua Printing & Packing Co.,ltd.

Image recognition method and image recognition apparatus

An image recognition apparatus is provided which comprises a first extracting means for extracting, from every registration image previously registered, a set of registration partial images of a predetermined size, and a second extracting means for extracting, from an input new image, a set of new partial images of a predetermined size. The apparatus further comprises a discriminating means for discriminating an attribute of the new partial image based on a rule formed by dividing the set of the registration partial images extracted by the first extracting means, and a collecting means for deriving a final recognition result of the new image by collecting discrimination results by the discriminating means at the time when the new partial images as elements of the set of the new partial images are input..
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

3d hand gesture image recognition method and system thereof

A 3d hand gesture recognition system includes a light field capturing unit, a calculation unit and an output unit. The light field capturing unit is provided to capture a hand gesture action to obtain a 3d hand gesture image.
National Kaohsiung University Of Applied Sciences

Collision avoidance assistance device

A collision avoidance assistance device includes: a target detection unit for detecting a target; a process execution unit for executing a collision avoidance assistance process in the case where it is determined that the target satisfies an execution condition; an image recognition unit for recognizing a target in an image; a position p acquisition unit for acquiring a position p, in a vertical direction, of the target; a size rs estimation unit for estimating an actual size rs of the target; and an execution condition setting unit for setting the execution condition to be stricter in the case where the following conditions j1 and j2 are satisfied or the following conditions j3 and j4 are satisfied than in other cases: (condition j1) in the image, the position p is below a range α; (condition j2) the size rs is smaller than a range β; (condition j3) in the image, the position p is above the range α; and (condition j4) the size rs is larger than the range β.. .
Denso Corporation

Image capturing method and monitoring apparatus with supplemental lighting modulation

An image capturing method with supplemental lighting modulation is applied to a monitoring apparatus having a lighting unit and an image detecting unit. The image capturing method includes dividing a working period of the lighting unit into at least one first sub-period and at least one second sub-period, driving the lighting unit to respectively output supplemental light with different intensity during the first sub-period and the second sub-period, driving the image detecting unit to respectively capture a set of monitoring images with a predetermined amount during the first sub-period and the second sub-period, comparing the monitoring image captured in the first sub-period with ones captured in the second sub-period, analyzing definition of the set of monitoring images, and selecting a corresponding monitoring image having the definition greater than a threshold to execute image recognition..
Vivotek 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

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

A device for detecting and marking differences between two substrates, such as images or written text. The device has an image capturing device that is in communication with image recognition software.

Wearable augmented reality device for golf play

A wearable augmented reality device for golf play assists a golfer who plays golf with a ball and a club, and includes a camera, a memory, a processor and a display. The camera captures an image of the ball and the club so as to obtain a captured image.
Jetstron Technologies Co., Ltd.

Uv-c based skin sterilization device

Disclosed is a uv-c based skin sterilizer that includes a main console connected to a delivery system and a display screen, the delivery system including a dosing system and a uv-c light source, wherein the uv-c light source can be an led array or mercury or xenon lamps. The dosing system includes an image recognition module that is in communication with a camera, a light absorption sensor, a distance sensor, and an accelerometer/speed sensor.
One Health Labs, 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.
Suntory Flowers Limited

Distinguishing human-generated input from programmatically-generated input

Provided is a process, including: sending, via a first channel, to a client computing device, a challenge of a test to determine whether a human or a computer is generating input; receiving, via a second channel, a response to the challenge, wherein the second channel and the first channel are not both accessible to a client-application in which the response is input, and wherein the test includes an image recognition task by which the response is determined from the challenge; and determining whether a human or computer generated the response based on performance in the image recognition task indicated by the response.. .
Ca, Inc.

Construction and evolution of invariants to rotational and translational transformations for electronic visual image recognition

A spherical harmonic is defined which is an operationally optimal small finite subset of the infinite number of spherical harmonics allowed to exist mathematically. The composition of the subset differs depending on its position on virtual hemisphere.

Image recognition result culling

Various embodiments enable an image recognition system reduce the number image match candidates before running a full-fledged pair-wise match on all image match candidates. In order to accomplish this, each inventory image can be assigned to a group.
A9.com, Inc.

Method and image character recognition model generation, and vertically-oriented character image recognition

Embodiments of the present disclosure disclose an image character recognition model generation method and apparatus, and a vertically-oriented character image recognition method and apparatus. The image character recognition model generation method includes: generating a rotated line character training sample, wherein the rotated line character training sample includes a rotated line character image and an expected character recognition result corresponding to the rotated line character image, and there is a difference of 90 degrees between character units in the rotated line character image and character units in a standard line character image; and training a set neural network by using the rotated line character training sample, to generate an image character recognition model.
Baidu Online Network Technology (beijing) Co., Ltd.

Image recognition method and system based on deep learning

The present disclosure discloses an image recognition method and system based on deep learning. The image recognition method trains a recognizing engine for high resolution images and a recognizing engine for low resolution image separately.
Pixart Imaging Inc.

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.
Nidec Elesys Corporation

Microscopic image recognition detecting protein-based molecule

A microscopic image recognition system for detecting a protein-based molecule by presenting a recognition image is provided. The protein-based molecule has a state of a monomer.
I Shou University

Face recognition system and method

A face recognition system for recognizing face in two stages includes a processor and a camera. The camera captures a face image.
Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

Three dimensional modelling

Two related methods of fitting a three dimensional model, and a method of performing facial recognition, are disclosed. One method comprises estimating and refining geometric information using image landmarks on an object in a two dimensional image.
University Of Surrey

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.

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

An image recognition apparatus 100 includes a gradient feature computation unit 120 configured to calculate, from an image divided into a plurality of blocks, gradient feature values for each of the plurality of blocks, a combination pattern storage unit 160 configured to store a plurality of combination patterns of the gradient feature values, and a co-occurrence feature computation unit 131 configured to calculate a co-occurrence feature value in a plurality of blocks for each of the plurality of combination patterns. Further, image recognition apparatus 100 includes an arithmetic computation unit 132 configured to calculate an addition value by adding the co-occurrence feature value calculated for each of the plurality of blocks for each of the plurality of combination patterns, a statistical data generation unit 140 configured to generate statistical data from the addition value.
Renesas Electronics Corporation

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

Routing image frames to element detectors

Examples disclosed herein relate to image recognition instructions to receive a plurality of image frames, route each of the plurality of image frames to at least one of a plurality of element detectors, determine whether the respective one of the plurality of element detectors has recognized an embedded element and, in response to determining that the respective one of the plurality of element detectors has recognized the embedded element, cause a resource associated with the recognized embedded element to be retrieved.. .
Hewlett-packard Development Company, L.p.

Image recognition accelerator, terminal device, and image recognition method

An image recognition accelerator, a terminal device, and an image recognition method are provided. The image recognition accelerator includes a dimensionality-reduction processing module, an nvm, and an image matching module.
Nanyang Technological University

Systems and methods for improved optical character recognition of health records

Systems and methods to improve the optical character recognition of records, and in particular health records, are provided. An image of a medical record is received, and an initial optical image recognition (ocr) on the image is performed to identify text information.
Apixio, Inc.

Image recognition system, sensor module, and image recognition

An image recognition system includes a processing module, a sensor module, and a database. The sensor module is electrically connected to the processing module.
Pixart Imaging Inc.

Inventory capture system

The inventory capture system, method and apparatus (i.e., the inventory capture system) may provide for creating and updating an inventory of clothing for a user. The inventory capture system may use voice and image recognition to capture an inventory of clothing and provide users the ability to enhance the captured details about an inventory of clothing with annotations.
Intel Corporation

Product identification based on image matching

Shoppers may access images and “box” or “outline” particular objects in the image. The outlined object may be used to search for the product.

Fast batch screening diamonds

A fast method for batch screening diamonds includes placing diamonds on a worktable, turning on a light source arranged on one side of the worktable to shed light on the diamonds where the light includes visible light, photographing the diamonds on the worktable through an imager to obtain a basal image showing the distribution of the diamonds, switching the light source to shortwave uv light with a wavelength ranging from 180 nm to 250 nm, maintaining the light source in work condition for a period of time and then turn it off, photographing the diamonds on the worktable through the imager to obtain a phosphorescence distribution image showing phosphorescent diamonds, overlapping the basal image with the phosphorescence distribution image to obtain a phosphorescence comparison map, marking the phosphorescent diamonds on the phosphorescence comparison map through image recognition technology, and then picking out the phosphorescent diamonds as suspicious diamonds.. .
Guangzhou Biaoqi Electronic Technology Co., Ltd.

Image pickup element, imaging apparatus, and image recognition system

To achieve an image pickup element that can utilize polarized light as well as non-polarized light to image or capture an object, an image pickup element is provided to an imaging apparatus that forms an image of an object to be imaged onto a light-receiving surface of an image sensor, acquires a polarized filter image together with a regular luminance image, and executes image processing on the acquired images. The image pickup element includes, on a light-receiving surface lrs of the image sensor ims, a polarizing filter pfl including at least two kinds of pixels having different transmission and polarization properties from each other..

Controlling a camera using a voice command and image recognition

A method, a computer program product, and a computer system for controlling a camera using a voice command and image recognition. One or more processors on the camera captures the voice command that is from a user of the camera and declares a subject of interest.
International Business Machines Corporation

Controlling a camera using a voice command and image recognition

A method, a computer program product, and a computer system for controlling a camera using a voice command and image recognition. One or more processors on the camera captures the voice command that is from a user of the camera and declares a subject of interest.
International Business Machines Corporation

Systems and methods for automated object recognition

A method for recognizing an object in a video stream may include receiving a video stream from a video source, the video stream comprising a plurality of video frames. The method may also include selecting at least one video frame from the video frames according to a frame selection rate.
Capital One Services, Llc

Search-based navigation of media content

Mechanisms are provided to allow for improved media content navigation. Metadata such as closed captioning, social media content, and tags associated with various media segments are analyzed to allow identification of particular entities depicted in the various media segments.
Mobitv, Inc.

Automated generation and identification of screenshots for translation reference

Software translation quality and efficiency are improved by providing user interface (ui) context for translators. Unicode symbols are used to uniquely tag user-visible strings from the source code and into resource files.
International Business Machines Corporation

Image recognition method and apparatus

An image recognition method is disclosed. The method includes acquiring an image detecting image information and a position of a polygon object included in the image; projecting the image information of the polygon object onto the recognition area based on the position of the polygon object and a position of a recognition area to obtain a projection image; and recognizing the projection image using an image recognition technology to obtain information in the polygon object.
Alibaba Group Holding Limited

Image transfer method and image recognition method useful in image recognition processing by server

An image transfer method and an image recognition method that are useful in performing an image recognition process on photographs (photographed images) of participants taken at events. In the image transfer method, moving image data is generated by converting image data received from an outside to moving image frames, and is transmitted to an image recognition device.
Canon Imaging Systems Inc.

Delivery handling apparatus, delivery handling method, and delivery handling program

According to one embodiment, a delivery handling apparatus includes a recognition portion which performs an image recognition processing to an image imaged by an imaging portion to image a delivery object, to recognize information including an address given to the delivery object and a parameter selecting portion which sequentially selects parameter sets from a plurality of the parameter sets previously stored in a storage portion and a control portion which makes the parameter selecting portion sequentially select parameter sets from a plurality of the parameter sets, and the recognition portion perform an image recognition processing to an image with the parameter sets selected by the parameter selecting portion, and the parameter selecting portion select the parameter set satisfying a prescribed condition, based on a result of the image recognition processing corresponding to the respective parameter sets.. .
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

Mobile device capable of offline and online synchronous image identifying, an image identifying system, and a storage medium for the same

A mobile device capable of offline and online synchronous image identifying is disclosed. The mobile device includes an image capturing unit, a processor, and a display monitor.
Viscovery Pte. Ltd.

Method and system for notifying users in a social media environment based on identification and comparison of digital images

A system, method, and device for identification and comparison of digital images in a social media environment are described. The method comprises of receiving, by a remote server, a first set of images from an electronic device associated with a first user.

Therapy system for transcutaneous in-vivo tissue engineering

The present invention relates to a therapy system for the treatment of the skin and subdermis with light. The system comprises a nir light source which produces light with a wavelength adapted to an absorption maximum for exciting molecular oxygen in aqueous solution; an image recognition unit for detecting papillary end arterioles and their x-y-z coordinates, wherein a respective depth underneath the skin surface is determined as the z-coordinate by an autofocus function; an optical system for the optical coupling of the light of the nir light source and the pattern recognition unit to the skin, with a focussing unit to controllably position the light with at least one focus point in the skin; and a control unit to control the nir light source, the image recognition unit, and the optical system..
Euvaira Biotechs (pty) Ltd

Picture selection projection touch

A picture selection method of projection touch for a projection touch system is provided. The projection touch system includes an image projection module, a sensing module, an image recognition module including at least one camera module and a processing unit.
Compal Electronics, Inc.

Semiconductor device and control method

A semiconductor device includes an image recognition unit that outputs a recognition result based on image information received from a camera, and a determination unit that determines a control mode of a vehicle based on the recognition result and distance information received from a distance sensor.. .
Renesas Electronics Corporation

Smart device-assisted diagnosis of operating statuses of consumer devices

The operational status of devices (such as routers, gateways, etc.) may be determined automatically, without the need for a user to look up status lights or sounds in a manual. A particular device may be automatically identified (e.g., by image recognition techniques), and the operational status may also be automatically identified.
Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc.

Visual and thermal image recognition based phm technique for wellsite

A method for monitoring wellsite equipment may include producing a digital image and a thermal image of the wellsite equipment; identifying one or more equipment units in the digital image; overlaying the thermal image on the one or more identified equipment units in the digital image to thermally map the one or more identified equipment units; and analyzing temperature conditions of at least a first identified equipment unit.. .
Schlumberger Technology Corporation

Method for preventing misdirection of pictures and electronic device using the same

A method for preventing misdirection of pictures and non-authorized viewing which can be applied on a sending terminal communicating with receiving terminals is provided. The method comprises determining a target picture and user identity information of one or more receiving terminals as recipients.

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

A device for detecting and marking ticks and tick bites on a body or limb. The device has an image capturing device that is in communication with image recognition software.

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.

Drive control system

This invention provides a secure self-driving system or drive-assisting system. A drive control system of the present invention has an image recognition unit for detecting the peripheral environment of a vehicle and a drive control apparatus that controls driving of the vehicle, characterized by having a peripheral environment storage unit for storing the peripheral environment of the vehicle and by changing a mode of drive control performed by the drive control apparatus on the basis of a detection performance status of the image recognition unit obtained on the basis of information about the peripheral environment stored in the peripheral environment storage unit and information detected by the image recognition unit..

System and presenting media contents in autonomous vehicles

In one embodiment, a first image of a physical object external to an autonomous vehicle is received, where the first image is captured by an image sensor attached to the autonomous vehicle. An image recognition is performed on the first image to derive one or more keywords related to the physical object.
Baidu Usa Llc

Image recognition using descriptor pruning

The present disclosure relates to image recognition or image searching. More precisely, the present disclosure relates to pruning local descriptors extracted from an input image.
Thomson Licensing

Pneumatic tire and vehicle

A pneumatic tire includes a surface and is rotatable about a center axis. The surface of the pneumatic tire includes a ground colored region including a surface of rubber, and an image recognition belt region including a colored region provided in a circumferential direction of the center axis..
The Yokohama Rubber Co., Ltd.

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.

Analyzing drill cuttings using ultraviolet oil fluorescence

An analysis tool that use ultraviolet wavelengths of oil fluorescence to analyze drill cuttings. An oil fluorescence tool includes an ultraviolet light source which directs ultraviolet light toward drilled cuttings.

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

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

Speech 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Techniques for enabling or establishing the use of face recognition algorithms

Embodiments described herein facilitate or enhance the implementation of image recognition processes which can perform recognition on images to identify objects and/or faces by class or by people.. .
Syngenta Participations Ag

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

Robert Bosch Gmbh

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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.