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US20070300142 CONTEXTUAL DYNAMIC ADVERTISING BASED UPON CAPTURED RENDERED TEXT  
A system for processing text captured from rendered documents is described. The system receives a sequence of one or more words optically or acoustically captured from a rendered document by a...
US20070206834 Search system, image-capturing apparatus, data storage apparatus, information processing apparatus, captured-image processing method, information processing method, and program  
A search system includes a plurality of image-capturing apparatuses that are fixedly installed at different places; a data storage apparatus; and an information processing apparatus. Each of the...
US20080249936 BILL PAYING SYSTEMS AND ASSOCIATED METHODS  
Methods of paying user bills on behalf of a user are described. In one embodiment, the method includes receiving from a vendor a user bill having a user identifier, a vendor identifier, and a bill...
US20050063564 Hand pattern switch device  
A hand pattern switch device capable of easily and reliably detecting a hand pattern or a palm motion of an operator. From a picked-up image of a distal arm, an axis passing through the centroid...
US20090067723 VIDEO IMAGE PROCESSING APPARATUS AND VIDEO IMAGE PROCESSING METHOD  
According to one embodiment, a video image processing apparatus includes specification module which is configured to allow specification of a object from a displayed video image, a detection...
US20060271947 Creating fingerprints  
A method and system for the determination of new video segments is presented in which candidate sequences are recognized and stored, and analysis is performed on fingerprints of segments of the...
US20060184019 Ultrasonic imaging apparatus  
An ultrasonic imaging apparatus which displays ultrasonic image of a subject, and displays a measurement pattern in the displayed ultrasonic image based on measurement pattern information with...
US20100045816 User Feedback in Connection with Object Recognition  
A user controls, by hand, relative positioning between a camera-equipped apparatus and an object, to vary image data captured by the apparatus. At least certain of the image data is processed in...
US20080279454 SLOT IN HOUSING ADAPTED TO RECEIVE AT LEAST A PORTION OF A PRINTED PAPER ITEM FOR OPTICAL CHARACTER RECOGNITION  
A system, comprising a camera and a housing comprising a slot. The slot is adapted to receive at least a portion of a printed paper item, an image of which is acquired by the camera. The system...
US20080175478 METHOD, SYSTEM, AND APPARATUS FOR COLOR REPRESENTATION OF SEISMIC DATA AND ASSOCIATED MEASUREMENTS  
The present invention is a method, system, and apparatus for visually displaying digitized information in a way that allows a human operator to detect easily patterns and characteristics within...
US20050134479 Vehicle display system  
A vehicle display system recognizes, from within a color image of a forward scenery of a subject vehicle, an object such as left and right brake lights of a leading vehicle or a halt sign, each of...
US20060195860 Acting on known video entities detected utilizing fingerprinting  
In general, in one aspect, the disclosure describes a method for detecting and acting on a known video entity within a video stream. The method includes receiving a video stream and continually...
US20050044561 Methods and apparatus for identifying program segments by detecting duplicate signal patterns  
A broadcast program receiving and recording device which identifies songs and commercials within the recorded content by searching the content for repeating segments, and bookmarking segments that...
US20050129277 Object detection  
Object detection apparatus in which images from an ordered series of images are processed to detect objects, each image having an associated image period, the detection of objects in a whole image...
US20120014568 Speech Recognition, and Related Systems  
In one arrangement, information useful in understanding the content of user speech (e.g., phonemes identified by a speech recognition algorithm, data indicating the gender of the speaker, etc.) is...
US20100302595 Image Reproducing Apparatus And Imaging Apparatus  
An image reproducing apparatus includes a reproduction control unit which selects n out of given m input images as n output images by evaluating similarity among different input images of the m...
US20080267504 METHOD, DEVICE AND COMPUTER PROGRAM PRODUCT FOR INTEGRATING CODE-BASED AND OPTICAL CHARACTER RECOGNITION TECHNOLOGIES INTO A MOBILE VISUAL SEARCH  
A device for switching between code-based searching, optical character recognition (OCR) searching and visual searching is provided. The device includes a media content input for receiving media...
US20060195859 Detecting known video entities taking into account regions of disinterest  
In general, in one aspect, the disclosure describes a method for specifying regions of interest for video event detection. The method includes receiving a video stream and identifying a region of...
US20050125223 Audio-visual highlights detection using coupled hidden markov models  
A method uses probabilistic fusion to detect highlights in videos using both audio and visual information. Specifically, the method uses coupled hidden Markov models (CHMMs). Audio labels are...
US20110151974 GESTURE STYLE RECOGNITION AND REWARD  
Systems, methods and computer readable media are disclosed for determining whether a given gesture was performed with a particular style. This style information may then be used to personalize a...
US20090161963 METHOD. APPARATUS AND COMPUTER PROGRAM PRODUCT FOR UTILIZING REAL-WORLD AFFORDANCES OF OBJECTS IN AUDIO-VISUAL MEDIA DATA TO DETERMINE INTERACTIONS WITH THE ANNOTATIONS TO THE OBJECTS  
An apparatus for determining interactions with annotations to objects based upon real-world affordances of the objects in audio-visual media data may include a processing element configured to...
US20070033118 Document Scanning and Data Derivation Architecture.  
Proprietary suite of underlying document image analysis capabilities, including a novel forms enhancement, segmentation and modeling component, forms recognition and optical character recognition....
US20090138284 Integrated Record System and Method  
An integrated records system and method is provided that permits rapid encounter recording via a simplified, customized, flexible encounter form uniquely generated on a per-customer basis, and...
US20100103463 DETERMINING GEOGRAPHIC LOCATION OF A SCANNED IMAGE  
A method of determining the geographic location of a hardcopy medium having an image side and a non-image side, includes scanning a hardcopy medium to produce a scanned digital image; scanning the...
US20100191369 SYSTEM OF MANAGEMENT, INFORMATION PROVIDING AND INFORMATION ACQUISITION FOR VENDING MACHINE BASED UPON WIRE AND WIRELESS COMMUNICATION AND A METHOD OF MANAGEMENT, INFORMATION PROVIDING AND INFORMATION ACQUISITION FOR VENDING MACHINE  
Disclosed is a system for managing a vending machine using wire and wireless two-way communication, and providing and acquiring various intangible knowledge information items, and a method of...
US20080232688 EVENT DETECTION IN VISUAL SURVEILLANCE SYSTEMS  
An improved solution for detecting events in video is provided, in which a region of interest within a series of video images of the video is monitored. An object at least partially visible within...
US20070162922 Apparatus and method for processing video data using gaze detection  
An apparatus and method for processing video data using gaze detection are provided. According to the apparatus and method, the position of an area-of-interest which a user gazes at in a current...
US20050149858 System and method for managing documents with expression of dates and/or times  
An apparatus and method identifies, handles, and/or searches for email messages that include references to dates and/or times, regardless of the syntax or context in which the dates and/or times...
US20120027301 METHOD, DEVICE AND COMPUTER PROGRAM PRODUCT FOR INTEGRATING CODE-BASED AND OPTICAL CHARACTER RECOGNITION TECHNOLOGIES INTO A MOBILE VISUAL SEARCH  
A device for switching between code-based searching, optical character recognition (OCR) searching and visual searching is provided. The device includes a media content input for receiving media...
US20060061599 Method and apparatus for automatic image orientation normalization  
In some embodiments, systems and methods for visually rendering images rotate images at time of display based on annotations indicating needed rotations. In other embodiments, systems and methods...
US20150302249 System, Method, and Computer Program Product for Detecting Unwanted Data Based on an Analysis of an Icon  
A system, method, and computer program product are provided for detecting unwanted data based on an analysis of an icon. In use, an icon is analyzed. Furthermore, unwanted data is detected based...
US20070098263 Data entry apparatus and program therefor  
A command interpretation means is provided to allow any arbitrary combination of the method of specifying a character string or an area on a paper or a monitor display with a pen or a mouse, and...
US20080122785 Portable display with improved functionality  
A method for improving display functionality comprising: (A) detecting movement of a portable display over a physical area by using a motion detector; (B) obtaining a set of data related to the...
US20070122034 Face detection in digital images  
A method of detecting a face in a digital image comprises generating a map from the image, the map having a plurality of elements each corresponding to a pixel of the image, and searching the map...
US20060187719 Semiconductor package, ID generating system thereof, ID recognizing system thereof, ID recognition method thereof, semiconductor integrated circuit chip, ID generating system thereof, ID recognizing system thereof, and ID recognition method thereof  
In ID generation for a semiconductor package or a semiconductor integrated circuit chip, a topographic characteristic to be utilized as specific information is selected from at least one...
US20090074293 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR OBJECT RECOGNITION USING FRACTAL MAPS  
A method for recognizing an object in an image is disclosed wherein a fractal map of the image is generated by estimating the fractal dimension of each pixel in the image. The fractal map may be...
US20070177800 Method and apparatus for maintaining a background image model in a background subtraction system using accumulated motion  
Methods and apparatus are provided for maintaining a background image model in a background subtraction system using accumulated motion. A background image model is maintained by obtaining a map...
US20050015370 Information management system and method  
A system and method is disclosed for delivering information comprising identifying a graphic symbol within an electronic image, communicating the symbol to a database of existing graphic symbols,...
US20060269135 System and method for identifying objects of interest in image data  
A system and method for identifying objects of interest in image data is provided. The present invention utilizes principles of Iterative Transformational Divergence in which objects in images,...
US20050058322 System or method for identifying a region-of-interest in an image  
The disclosed segmentation method and system (collectively “system”) identifies a region-of-interest within an ambient image captured by a sensor. The ambient image includes the target image (the...
US20080130998 IDENTIFICATION OF SIMILAR IMAGES  
A method of processing a received image file, comprises receiving the image file; and detecting a match between the received image file and a previously received image file, if (a) the received...
US20050141764 Pattern analysis method and pattern analysis apparatus  
A pattern analysis method includes: a first step of preparing pattern layout data including a plurality of first regions and a plurality of second regions; a second step of selecting either said...
US20090175539 Method and system for swipe sensor image alignment using fourier phase analysis  
Provided is a method for analyzing image slices. The method includes transforming a first slice and a second slice to frequency domain and determining shift data between the first slice and the...
US20060195858 Video object recognition device and recognition method, video annotation giving device and giving method, and program  
Visual feature information which is information representing a numerical value of a visual feature of an object and additional information which is information added to the object are stored in...
US20070133876 Device, method, and computer program product for enhancing the use of electronic forms in mobile devices  
A device, method, and computer program product enhance the use of electronic forms in mobile devices, such as by using a camera image for entering data into an input field of an electronic form. A...
US20070118820 Equipment control apparatus, remote controller, equipment, equipment control method, and equipment control program product  
An equipment control apparatus readily made smaller in size and less likely to malfunction is configured as follows. The equipment control apparatus includes a video camera, a CPU, and a terminal....
US20060120604 Method and apparatus for detecting multi-view faces  
A method and apparatus for detecting multi-view faces. The method of detecting multi-view face, includes the operations of (a) sequentially attempting to detect from an input image two mode faces...
US20060291723 Material processing apparatus, material processing method and material processing program  
An material processing apparatus: includes: an original information storage unit that stores an electronic data on a material having an answer column; an image input unit that obtain an image data...
US20060062459 Character recognition apparatus, character recognition method, and recording medium in which character recognition program is stored  
A character recognition apparatus includes: a separation processing unit that separates, into printed character portions and handwritten character portions, data of a document in which printed...
US20100060552 Head mount display  
A see-through-type head mount display includes a display unit which is configured to project an image light corresponding to display information on an eye of a viewer thus allowing the viewer to...

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