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US20080304747 IDENTIFIERS FOR DIGITAL MEDIA  
A computer-implemented method includes receiving a piece of content, wherein the piece of content comprises a machine-readable identifier, identifying the machine-readable identifier in the piece...
US20120093421 DETECTION OF DUPLICATE DOCUMENT CONTENT USING TWO-DIMENSIONAL VISUAL FINGERPRINTING  
A system and method of detecting duplicate document content in a large document collection and automatically highlighting duplicate or different document content among the detected document...
US20110221769 ROBUST OBJECT RECOGNITION BY DYNAMIC MODELING IN AUGMENTED REALITY  
Technologies are generally described for providing a robust object recognition scheme based on dynamic modeling. Correlations in fine scale temporal structure of cellular regions may be employed...
US20090052785 REJECTING OUT-OF-VOCABULARY WORDS  
Enhanced rejection of out-of-vocabulary words, in which, based on applying an input gesture to hidden Markov models collectively modeling a vocabulary of training gestures, a likelihood that the...
US20140270542 Automated video campaign building  
A method to automatically classify video content retrieved over the Internet and, in particular, to determine whether a candidate video is an instance of a source video. The method begins by...
US20080267511 Method for Certifying and Subsequently Authenticating Original, Paper of Digital Documents for Evidences  
The present invention relates to a method for certifying and subsequently authenticating original physical or digital documents. The concept of the evidence lies in the dual nature of a physical...
US20080193020 Method for Facial Features Detection  
A method of detecting an object, in particular a face, in an image using template matching uses at least two different templates for the same object. Templates are provided for left eye, right eye...
US20090231442 PORTRAIT MEDIUM FOR ELECTRONIC APPLICATION, AND APPARATUSES FOR PRODUCING, INVALIDATING, AND REISSUING THE SAME  
To easily produce and/or invalidate a portrait medium without a special photographing admitting organization. A photo booth is provided with a digital camera for taking the face, a means for...
US20080310734 HIGH SPEED VIDEO ACTION RECOGNITION AND LOCALIZATION  
An apparatus for detecting an action in a test video. In an illustrative embodiment, the apparatus includes a first mechanism for receiving a query for a particular action via a query video. A...
US20150154470 IMAGE MATCHING METHOD USING FEATURE POINT MATCHING  
An image matching method includes: extracting a plurality of feature points from a reference image; selecting a first feature point from the feature points, and selecting a first reference search...
US20090169115 BRAND IMAGE DETECTION  
A method comprises segmenting a foreground and a background of an image; and extracting one or more features from the foreground and the background to recognize a brand image. The features...
US20080310735 ANOMALOUS CHANGE DETECTION IN IMAGERY  
A distribution-based anomaly detection platform is described that identifies a non-flat background that is specified in terms of the distribution of the data. A resampling approach is also...
US20090052784 Detection And Classification Of Matches Between Time-Based Media  
A system and method detects matches between portions of video content. A matching module receives an input video fingerprint representing an input video and a set of reference fingerprints...
US20080260212 System for indicating deceit and verity  
An improved method for detecting truth or deceit (15) comprising providing a video camera (18) adapted to record images of a subject's (16) face, recording images of the subject's face, providing...
US20100074535 VIDEO QUALITY ADAPTATION BASED UPON SCENERY  
Operating on video frames includes determining a frame set backdrop of a set of video frames that is a characterization of the relative difference in content of the set of video frames. Decreasing...
US20100080470 TAGGING IMAGES BY DETERMINING A SET OF SIMILAR PRE-TAGGED IMAGES AND EXTRACTING PROMINENT TAGS FROM THAT SET  
An image can be compared with a set of images, each including pre-existing tags. A similar image set can be determined from results of the comparing. Pre-existing tags can be extracted from the...
US20090110295 PRODUCT IDENTIFICATION APPARATUS, PRODUCT IDENTIFICATION METHOD, AND PROGRAM  
A product identification apparatus for determining whether an inspection target product to be identified is the same as a predetermined verification product includes: an extraction unit configured...
US20100195916 UNIQUE SECURITY DEVICE FOR THE IDENTIFICATION OR AUTHENTICATION OF VALUABLE GOODS, FABRICATION PROCESS AND METHOD FOR SECURING VALUABLE GOODS USING SUCH A UNIQUE SECURITY DEVICE  
A security device for the identification or authentication of valuable goods is described, including a thin material layer (22, 26) presenting a stochastic pattern including...
US20110019924 PRIORITIZER SYSTEM FOR TARGET ACQUISITION  
A system having an approach for prioritizing targets for an order of capturing the targets photographically or otherwise. Prioritizing is based on cost of obtaining or capturing the target for...
US20110038531 LEARNING STRING TRANSFORMATIONS FROM EXAMPLES  
Techniques are described to leverage a set of sample or example matched pairs of strings to learn string transformation rules, which may be used to match data records that are semantically...
US20050190971 Handheld electronic device having improved help facility and associated method  
An improved handheld electronic device and associated method in accordance with the invention provide an improved help facility that displays a list of hot key assignments. The help facility is...
US20090110293 INFORMATION MANAGEMENT APPARATUS, INFORMATION MANAGEMENT METHOD, AND PROGRAM  
An information management apparatus includes a characteristic-amount management unit managing a characteristic amount; a characteristic-amount association unit maintaining an association with a...
US20060251327 Light invariant face recognition  
Random sample subsets are selected from an image. The RANSAC algorithm is used to perform robust matching between the samples of a captured image and like samples of stored images. By selecting...
US20070286498 PATTERN DETECTING METHOD AND APPARATUS THEREOF  
The invention discloses a pattern detecting apparatus. The pattern detecting apparatus includes a comparing module and a determining module. The comparing module compares a plurality of pixels of...
US20080260261 METHOD FOR DETECTING OBJECTS USING FLEXIBLE EDGE ARRANGEMENTS  
A method wherein images of different types of objects within a class are partitioned into region stacks. For each one of the stacks, the method: (a) applies a template to extract fragments having...
US20110129155 VIDEO SIGNATURE GENERATION DEVICE AND METHOD, VIDEO SIGNATURE MATCHING DEVICE AND METHOD, AND PROGRAM  
A problem of degradation in the accuracy of video matching, which is caused when videos contain video patterns commonly appearing in various videos or video patterns in which features cannot be...
US20090297040 Crop particle discrimination methods and apparatus  
A method of discriminating between kernel and chaff particles, in crop, using a crop viewing apparatus that includes an image-capturing device that is capable of capturing one or more images of...
US20100201689 METHOD, APPARATUS AND COMPUTER PROGRAM PRODUCT FOR INTERACTIVE SKETCH TEMPLATE CREATION, ALTERATION, AND USE  
A method is provided for converting a template creation input corresponding to an image into a sketch template. This method may include minimizing stroke data cost and converting the resulting...
US20100217678 Automatic learning in a merchandise checkout system with visual recognition  
A merchandise checkout system for ringing up merchandise in a grocery or other retail facility is disclosed. The merchandise checkout system includes visual sensors for acquiring images of an...
US20090252423 Controlled human pose estimation from depth image streams  
A system, method, and computer program product for estimating human body pose are described. According to one aspect, anatomical features are detected in a depth image of a human actor. The method...
US20090028439 PROVIDING VIRTUAL INSERTS USING IMAGE TRACKING WITH CAMERA AND POSITION SENSORS  
Camera registration and/or sensor data is updated during a live event by determining a difference between an estimated position of an object in an image and an actual position of the object in the...
US20070286495 Optical Imaging System and Method Using a Reflective Background  
A system for obtaining an image of an object using an optical imager having an illumination source that is positioned on one side of the object to be imaged and a reflective background positioned...
US20090304286 TEMPLATE CREATION METHOD AND IMAGE PROCESSOR THEREFOR  
An object of the present invention is to maintain the ease with which a template is created based on design data without acquiring an actual image, which is achieved by providing the template with...
US20080152232 CAMERA TAMPERING DETECTION  
A method and a module for identifying possible tampering of a camera view. The method comprising receiving an image for analysis from an image sequence, converting the received image into an edge...
US20100231714 VIDEO PATTERN RECOGNITION FOR AUTOMATING EMERGENCY SERVICE INCIDENT AWARENESS AND RESPONSE  
Video analysis capabilities can be integrated into an emergency response system and/or a video operations center (VOC) monitoring for emergency incidents. At least one computer program driven...
US20090263026 CONTENT ITEM PLACEMENT  
A content item, e.g., an icon or advertisement logo, is placed in a display environment (e.g., on a map) so that the content item does not intersect a feature, e.g., a street name or graphical...
US20090154813 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR VALIDATING HOLOGRAMS  
A method and apparatus that validates a hologram by scanning the hologram at multiple angles is disclosed. The method may include scanning a document containing the hologram at a first angle to...
US20090297037 PATTERN MATCHING  
A method of determining whether two patterns having a plurality of homologous regions match, comprising: generating a set of decisions associated with values (k,n) for determining whether the...
US20080144942 RECOGNITION OF PARAMETERISED SHAPES FROM DOCUMENT IMAGES  
A method (1100) of creating a document comprising a modifiable shape, is disclosed. The method analyses an image to detect at least a graphical object. The method matches the detected graphical...
US20070133882 SCAN SOLUTION SYSTEM  
A document data producing part produces document data in which first meta data is embedded based on a document template and a data source; a printing part prints the document data in a paper...
US20100061596 Video-Based Breathing Monitoring Without Fiducial Tracking  
A method of determining a similarity with a portion of a physiological motion, includes obtaining a first image of an object, obtaining a second image of the object, determining a level of...
US20090010548 Using Photographic Images as a Search Attribute  
Method and computer program product including executable instructions on a computer readable medium for using a photographic image in a component search. A plurality of attributes for searching a...
US20080152230 PROGRAMMABLE PATTERN MATCHING DEVICE  
A programmable pattern-matching device is provided that may perform bad pixel correction and image sharpening and smoothing (noise removal). Soft edges of an image are identified and adaptively...
US20090214104 PATTERN IMAGE CORRECTING APPARATUS, PATTERN INSPECTION APPARATUS, AND PATTERN IMAGE CORRECTING METHOD  
The present invention provides an apparatus and method for correcting an inspection reference pattern image in order to properly inspect a pattern image of a specimen. The pattern image correcting...
US20080285857 Data Entry System and Method of Entering Data  
A method and apparatus for entering words into a computer system. Letters contained in a desired word are entered by giving approximate location and directional information relative to any...
US20090052786 COMPUTER VISION-BASED METHODS FOR ENHANCED JBIG2 AND GENERIC BITONAL COMPRESSION  
A system and method of symbol matching may include a processor configured to determine which pixels of a first symbol are tangent pixels; for each of the determined tangent pixels, determine...
US20100098341 IMAGE RECOGNITION DEVICE FOR DISPLAYING MULTIMEDIA DATA  
An image recognition system, includes: an image capturing device, for multimedia data corresponding to a plurality of parameters respectively; an image recognition device, coupled to the image...
US20090313694 GENERATING A CHALLENGE RESPONSE IMAGE INCLUDING A RECOGNIZABLE IMAGE  
Provided are a method, system, and article of manufacture for generating a challenge response image including a recognizable image. A challenge image is generated including random elements and a...
US20050094879 Method for visual-based recognition of an object  
A method for visual-based recognition of objects is described. Depth data for at least a pixel of an image of the object is received, the depth data comprising information relating to a distance...
US20080304752 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR DETECTION OF AN AIRBORNE CONTAMINANT  
A method is provided for detection of an airborne contaminant in a atmospheric environment. The method comprises capturing an air sample from the atmospheric environment; separating candidate...

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