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9043125 Device and process for vehicle driving evaluation  
Device (10) for vehicle driving evaluation comprising: A means (11) to obtain at least one physical parameter whereby it possible at any time to determine the value of the speed and instantaneous...
9025861 System and method for floorplan reconstruction and three-dimensional modeling  
Systems and methods for reconstructing a floorplan of a building for generating a three-dimensional model are provided. One aspect of the present disclosure is directed to a computer-implemented...
8982178 Method and device for acquiring real-time video image of terminal  
The present invention provides a method and device for acquiring real-time video images of a terminal, sad method comprising: acquiring light intensity of an existing environment when the terminal...
8948463 Method for analyzing seismic data  
A method for analyzing seismic data by generating a post-migration common image gather in a dip angle domain from measured seismic data; detecting concave features related to reflection events in...
8867792 Environment recognition device and environment recognition method  
There are provided an environment recognition device and an environment recognition method. the environment recognition device retains beforehand shape information that is information on a shape...
8805087 Image processing device and image processing method  
An image processing device for identifying a characteristic of an eye from a face image comprising: a first differentiation unit configured to differentiate an eye region in at least a vertical...
8805114 Content adaptive edge and detail enhancement for image and video processing  
A content-adaptive edge and detail enhancement method is described for image/video processing. Both 2D peaking and LTI/CTI are used in sharpening pictures. Image analysis is performed to generate...
8798157 Forward and inverse transformation of data for video compression  
A video processor is described, which is useful for implementing a forward transform process, in compliance with the H.264 standard. The video processor includes an input, for receiving a block of...
8787464 Hadamard transformation of data for video compression  
A video processor is described, which is useful for implementing a Hadamard transform process, in compliance with the H.264 standard. The video processor includes an input, for receiving a block...
8774453 Method and arrangement for retrieving information comprised in a barcode  
A method of retrieving information comprised in a barcode is disclosed. The method comprises detecting that the barcode is present in a first image having a first image quality and capturing a...
8768085 Hadamard transform-based image compression circuit and method thereof  
A Hadamard transform-based image compression method includes performing a Hadamard transform on 2k pixel values according to a product of a 2k×2k stage Hadamard matrix and a 2k×2k adjustment...
8660380 Method and system for performing two-dimensional transform on data value array with reduced power consumption  
In some embodiments, a method for performing and a system configured to perform a 2D transform (for example, an inverse discrete cosine transform) on each block of a sequence of data blocks, where...
8655103 Deriving an image representation using frequency components of a frequency representation  
A method of deriving a representation of an image by processing signals corresponding to the image, the method comprises deriving a function of the image, where a function of a translated, scaled...
8611694 Estimating 3D structure from a 2D image  
A method for estimating three-dimensional structure from a two-dimensional image (502) includes obtaining first and second vanishing points (120, 122); comparing image patches (202) along first...
8570383 Apparatus, method and computer program for recognizing a gesture in a picture, and apparatus, method and computer program for controlling a device  
An apparatus for recognizing gestures in a picture includes a Hough transformer configured to identify elements in the picture or in a pre-processed version of the picture as identified gesture...
8559720 Using a video processing and text extraction method to identify video segments of interest  
A video processing technique is performed on a video media service to identify video segments of interest. The video processing technique (200) is supplemented by a text extraction technique (245,...
8548227 Image processing apparatus and computer program  
The present invention relates to an image processing apparatus for compressing image data used in an image generating apparatus for generating a free-viewpoint image. According to the invention,...
8538157 Device, method and computer program for detecting characters in an image  
A device for detecting characters in an image includes a Hough transformer implemented to identify, as identified elements of writing, circular arcs or elliptical arcs in the image or in a...
8533480 Document modification detection and prevention  
Methods and apparatus, including computer program products, implementing and using techniques for document authentication. An electronic document is presented to a user. The electronic document...
8532328 Methods and apparatus for planetary navigation  
A method of navigating a space vehicle. An image of a planet surface is received. The received image is processed to identify edge pixels and angle data. The edge pixels and angle data are used to...
8526731 Hough transform method for linear ribbon and circular ring detection in the gradient domain  
A method for converting a portion of an image from a first domain to a second domain. The method may apply a Hough transform on the converted portion of the image, including calculating a range of...
8478070 Information processing apparatus, block detection method, and program  
There is provided an information processing apparatus according to the present invention including a Hough transform unit executing the Hough transformation on a biometrics image which is image...
8463048 Method and an apparatus for difference measurement of an image  
In a method and apparatus for difference measurement of an image, the image is detected by an image sensor array having (N×N) sensor elements, wherein N=2n, n≧2, and n being an integer number,...
8428378 Post-beamformer ultrasound compression  
Embodiments of the invention compress ultrasound RF data after the receiver beamformer. An efficient compression algorithm is disclosed that incorporates the use of the Discrete Cosine Transform...
8417057 Method of compensating for distortion in text recognition  
A method of compensating for distortion in text recognition is provided, which includes extracting a text region from an image; estimating the form of an upper end of the extracted text region;...
8406527 Pattern model positioning method in image processing, image processing apparatus, image processing program, and computer readable recording medium  
There is provided a matching method, capable of positioning with higher accuracy at higher speed. The method includes the steps of: constructing a pattern model of a registered image in which a...
8363906 Method, apparatus, and computer readable storage medium for biometric image extraction, registration, and correlation  
To provide a registration apparatus, a collation apparatus, an extraction method and an extraction program capable of improving authentication accuracy. An image signal obtained by imaging a...
8355599 Methods and devices for detecting changes in background of images using multiple binary images thereof and hough transformation  
The invention relates to a device and method for detecting changes in background of successive images. More particularly, the invention relates to a device and method for detecting changes in...
8355579 Automatic extraction of planetary image features  
A method for the extraction of Lunar data and/or planetary features is provided. The feature extraction method can include one or more image processing techniques, including, but not limited to, a...
8325991 Device and method for biometrics authentication  
A registration device, verification device, authentication method and authentication program that can improve the accuracy of authentication are proposed. A predetermined process is performed for...
8320670 Hough transform method for linear ribbon and circular ring detection in the gradient domain  
A method for converting a portion of an image from a first domain to a second domain. The method may apply a Hough transform on the converted portion of the image, including calculating a range of...
8320708 Tilt adjustment for optical character recognition in portable reading machine  
A reading machine that operates in various modes includes image correction processing is described. The reading device pre-processes an image prior to optical character recognition processing by...
8306270 Vehicle travel support device, vehicle, vehicle travel support program  
A vehicle travel support device determines presence of a recognition inhibiting factor of a lane mark on a road on which a vehicle is traveling with high accuracy irrespective of an imaging...
8300113 Hadamard multimode optical imaging transceiver  
Disclosed is a method and system for simultaneously acquiring and producing results for multiple image modes using a common sensor without optical filtering, scanning, or other moving parts. The...
8265425 Rectangular table detection using hybrid RGB and depth camera sensors  
Objects having a flat surface such as a table are detected by processing a depth image and a color image. A mask indicating an area likely to include an object having the flat surface is generated...
8249387 Image processing method and apparatus for detecting lines of images and start and end points of lines  
Disclosed herein is an image processing method and apparatus for detecting the lines of images and the start and end points of the lines. The image processing apparatus includes an edge creation...
8213723 Method and system for determining near duplicate images  
The present invention provides a method and system for determining near-duplicate images. The method and system includes performing a Fourier-Mellin transform on each of a plurality of images. For...
8208757 Recognition system, recognition method, and recognition program  
A recognition system of this invention has feature point detection means (120), Hough transform means (130), and specific pattern output means (140). In the Hough transform means (130), a Hough...
8170278 System and method for detecting and tracking an object of interest in spatio-temporal space  
The present invention provides a system and method for detecting and tracking a moving object. First, robust change detection is applied to find initial candidate regions in consecutive frames....
8170340 Device, method and computer program for identifying a traffic sign in an image  
A device for identifying a traffic sign in an image includes a Hough transformer implemented to identify a plurality of line sections running in different directions through the image in the image...
8150207 Accelerating the hough transform  
The present disclosure describes a method and apparatus for accelerating computation of a Hough transform of a plurality of digital images of known width and height dimensions. The method includes...
8139871 Circuit and method for adaptive, lossless compression of successive digital data  
An image compression and decompression method compresses data based upon the data states, and decompresses the compressed data based upon the codes generated during the compression.
8135191 Method and device for automatically detecting collimation edges  
A method for automatically detecting a collimation edge or region includes reading an image captured by an X-ray imaging system, detecting intersection points between a foreground and a background...
8131098 Image processing device, image processing method, image processing system, program, storage medium, and integrated circuit  
The present invention executes color correction that improves the feeling of depth of a 2D image with ease and by using a preexisting device. Input image data is first converted into brightness...
8107767 Data transform apparatus and control method thereof  
A data transform apparatus transforms four integer data D0-D3 into one DC coefficient Y0 and three AC coefficients Y1-Y3 as lossless-Hadamard transform coefficients. A first calculation unit group...
8090172 Robust segmentation of breast and muscle in MRI  
A method for segmenting an anatomical structure within medical image data includes acquiring medical image data. The medical image data is transformed from an original image space into a...
8064496 Interference cancellation for wireless communication  
Interference in a wireless communication is minimized, or at least reduced, by scaling the symbols received from an interfering transmitter. Input samples from the interfering transmitter are...
8055060 Image processing apparatus capable of operating correspondence between base image and reference image, method of controlling that image processing apparatus, and computer-readable medium recording program for controlling that image processing apparatus  
An apparatus receives a base image and a reference image that are images picked up by two cameras provided on left and right. A weight coefficient determination portion determines a coefficient...
7974436 Methods, apparatus and programs for generating and utilizing content signatures  
The present invention relates to deriving and/or utilizing content signatures. A content signature includes a representation of a content item, which is derived or calculated from the content item...
7920758 Measurement apparatus and method of measurement of video spatial scale, offset and cropping  
A method and apparatus are provided to measure spatial distortion. Measure and remove borders; and rescale the active test image, the active reference image, or both, such that they are the same...

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