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9042652 Techniques for connected component labeling  
An apparatus may include a memory, a processor circuit, and a connected component labeling module. The connected component labeling module may be operative of the processor circuit to determine...
9036906 Method and apparatus for image segmentation  
A method and an apparatus for multi-label segmentation of an image are described. In a first step user defined labels are determined for one or more pixels of the image. Then a fraction of the...
9035964 Method and apparatus for obtaining lighting information and material information in image modeling system  
An apparatus and method for obtaining lighting information and material information in an image modeling system are provided. A material constant of a same material region and lighting information...
9030485 Apparatus and method for correcting color of image projection device  
An apparatus and a method for correcting colors of an image projection device are provided. The method includes: acquiring a photographed image by photographing a sample image projected on...
9025870 Image processing device correcting color of border region between object and background in image  
An image processing device includes a processor and a memory. The memory stores computer-readable instructions therein. The computer-readable instructions, when executed by the processor, causes...
9019562 Image forming apparatus that performs color conversion specific to a particular graphic form  
An image forming apparatus includes a specific graphic form storage section, an image determination section, and determination color conversion processing section. The specific graphic form...
9020299 Hybrid image format  
Hybrid image format techniques are described in which multiple resolution images are concatenated to a standard bitmap image to create a hybrid image file. The hybrid image file is created through...
9020255 Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and storage medium  
An image processing apparatus includes an emphasis map creation module configured to create an emphasis map indicating an emphasis region of image data and an emphasis level of the emphasis...
9019557 Color processing method and color processing apparatus  
A gloss characteristic measurement unit obtains measurement values regarding the gloss characteristic of a plurality of patches formed based on patch data in which the amount of clear color...
9020251 Image processing apparatus and method  
Provided is a method and apparatus for modeling a human body using a depth image and a color image. An image processing apparatus may extract a body area from a color image based on a depth value...
9014467 Image processing method and image processing device  
An image processing method includes a segmentation step that segments an input image into a plurality of regions by using an automatic segmentation algorithm, and a computation step that...
9013770 Image processing device determining whether image is chromatic color image or achromatic color image  
In an image processing device, the control device identifies a background color of the image. The control device classifies each of the pixels into either one of a background color pixel group or...
9011607 Automated monitoring and control of cleaning in a production area  
An automated process for monitoring and controlling cleaning in a production area comprises tracking or identifying an object the production area, monitoring the movement of fluid in the...
9014468 Image processing apparatus, computer-readable storage medium storing computer-readable instructions and associated method  
An image processing apparatus may create text image data representing a text image, based on target image data representing a target image including text. The image processing apparatus may...
9014466 Region-competitive deformable mesh adaptation  
An image segmentation method segments a plurality of image features in an image. The plurality of image features are segmented non-simultaneously in succession. The segmenting of each image...
9002103 Image processing apparatus and computer readable medium  
An image processing apparatus includes a definition reducing section, a color region extracting section, a concealing image generating section and an image combining section. The definition...
9002105 Automated contour detection methods, systems and processor-readable media  
A method and system for identifying existence and occurrence of a contour. The contour presence can be identified by taking a second derivative of a color space (e.g., L*, a*, and b*) value of a...
8995762 Image processing apparatus and non-transitory computer readable medium for obtaining similarity between a local color displacement distribution and an extracted color displacement  
An image processing apparatus includes a color displacement calculation unit, a distribution obtaining unit, and a similarity calculation unit. The color displacement calculation unit calculates...
8995761 Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and computer-readable medium  
An image processing apparatus comprises: a division unit configured to divide an input image into a plurality of color regions based on a color difference; a color gradient information calculation...
8995018 Color space conversion  
A color space converter converts data points from one color space to another color space using a lookup table. Color space converters may be used in any device that involves image processing, such...
8995780 Compression of digital images of scanned documents  
A method for creating a binary mask image from an inputted digital image of a scanned document, including the steps of creating a binarized image by binarizing the inputted digital image,...
8983148 Color segmentation  
A method of skin segmentation of a digital image is operable in an acquisition device. An image is acquired. A value indicative of a redness of a pixel of said image is compared with a face skin...
8983183 Spatially varying log-chromaticity normals for use in an image process  
In a first exemplary embodiment, an automated, computerized method is provided for processing an image. The method includes the steps of providing an image file depicting an image defined by image...
8983185 Image compression  
Disclosed is a method of compressing an image to be stored in a memory to satisfy a memory requirement. A size of a region having a uniform colour in the image is determined. The determined size...
8977044 Image processing apparatus for area separation of images, image processing method, and computer readable medium  
An image processing apparatus includes a receiving unit that receives an image; a separating unit that separates a first area from the received image; an extracting unit that extracts a second...
8977629 Image-based popularity prediction  
A machine may be configured to access an image of an item described by a description of the item. The machine may determine an image quality score of the image based on an analysis of the image. A...
8971669 Method and apparatus for image processing  
A method for processing an image to generate a signature which is characteristic of a pattern within said image. The method comprising receiving an image; overlaying a window at multiple locations...
8971592 Method for determining eye location on a frontal face digital image to validate the frontal face and determine points of reference  
A method is described for determining eye location on a frontal face digital image in order to validate the frontal face as such and determine points of reference. The method consists of the...
8965121 Image color matching and equalization devices and related methods  
Disclosed herein are image color matching and equalization devices and related methods. According to an aspect, a method may include determining overlapping portions of a scene within first and...
8958642 Method and device for image processing by image division  
Disclosed are a method and a device for processing an image by using image division capable of simultaneously minimizing deterioration of an image quality due to an error in a transmission line...
8958633 Segmentation of an image based on color and color differences  
An input image is partitioned into a plurality of image regions based on color and color differences. The partitioning comprises assigning a color difference value to plurality of locations within...
8958125 Calibration apparatus for image forming apparatus, computer readable storage medium stored with program for calibration apparatus, and method for calibrating image forming apparatus  
A calibration apparatus for an image forming apparatus includes a calculation unit for calculating a color deviation by subtracting a target value from each value on the two orthogonal axes not...
8948491 Method and apparatus for detecting surface unevenness of object under inspection  
Minute surface unevenness formed on the surface of an object under inspection is detected, thereby improving the accuracy of an appearance inspection. A target surface in the sidewall region (21)...
8948477 Derivation method of discrimination threshold of nail apparatus melanoma  
An derivation method of a nail apparatus melanoma discrimination threshold includes a first step of assuming a color image of longitudinal melanonychia as three-dimensional vectors each composed...
8947468 Apparatus and method for enhancing readability of a character  
A method and apparatus are provided for enhancing the readability of a character. The method includes determining ambient light of a mobile terminal and controlling background color and character...
8948510 Method for merging the regions in the image/video  
The present invention relates to a method for merging regions in the image/video, capable of merging plural of image regions into an image merging region. In the disclosed method, these image...
8947422 Gradient modeling toolkit for sculpting stereoscopic depth models for converting 2-D images into stereoscopic 3-D images  
Implementations of the present invention involve methods and systems for creating depth and volume in a 2-D planar image to create an associated 3-D image by utilizing a plurality of layers of the...
8941730 Color-unevenness inspection apparatus and method  
A color-unevenness inspection apparatus includes: an image pickup section picking up an image of an inspection target in a color-unevenness inspection; and an image generation section generating...
8938122 Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and computer-readable recording device  
An image processing apparatus includes a small area divider that divides, on the basis of edge information of an image, the image into multiple small areas each including multiple pixels; an...
8934733 Method, apparatus, and non-transitory computer readable medium for enhancing image contrast  
The present invention describes enhancing image contrast comprising the following steps: determining a segmentation point according to at least one segmentation threshold and pixel statistical...
8934140 Image processing apparatus and image processing method  
A color gamut of image data is appropriately subjected to a smoothing processing to print an image of favorable color reproduction and gradation reproduction. Specifically, when an average...
8934669 Self-adaptive image-based obstacle detection method  
A self-adaptive image-based obstacle detection method comprises steps: capturing an original image; transforming the original image to an HSV color space, and retrieving a hue component (H) and a...
8934710 Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and computer-readable medium  
An image processing apparatus comprises: a unit configured to generate a gradation cluster by determining color regions belonging to the same gradation among a plurality of color regions using...
8929647 Image processing apparatus and control method therefor  
An image processing apparatus according to the present invention determines a monochrome area and a color area of an input image. The apparatus comprises an acquisition unit that acquires an image...
8928935 Color accuracy check  
A system and method for color accuracy checking is discussed. In one embodiment, areas within a document are selected for color-checking. A confirmation is made that a second printing of the...
8929657 System and method for indexing object in image  
The present invention relates to a system for providing a supplementary service by identifying an object in an image and comprises: an image service server and a user terminal. The image service...
8922628 System and process for transforming two-dimensional images into three-dimensional images  
A system and process is provided for the conversion of a stream of two-dimensional images into a pair of streams of images for providing the perception of a stream of three-dimensional images....
8923610 Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and computer readable medium  
An image processing apparatus includes a calculating unit, an edge-position detecting unit, an identifying unit, and a subject-region detecting unit. For each color separation image, the...
8923611 Automatic background identification in video images  
Methods and systems are provided allowing for background identification in video images. A computer-implemented image processing method includes: receiving, using at least one processing circuit,...
8917934 Multi-cue object detection and analysis  
Foreground objects of interest are distinguished from a background model by dividing a region of interest of a video data image into a grid array of individual cells that are each smaller than...