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9036894 Dispensary embossed character container labeling  
In a method and apparatus for identifying an embossed character, light of one color is directed in one direction across the embossed character to illuminate certain character parts and light of...
8922646 Calculate drop delay for flow cytometry systems and methods  
A method of calculating a drop delay in a stream of a flow cytometer. In one embodiment the method includes the steps of determining a widths plot by measuring the width of a stream based on an...
8917944 Methods, devices and computer program products for capture and display of visually encoded data and an image  
Visually encoded data is captured along with one or more visual elements, the encoded data is decoded and one composite view is displayed that incorporates information related to the decoding...
8897605 Decoding digital information included in a hand-formed expression  
Embodiments include a method, a manual device, a handheld manual device, a handheld writing device, a system, and an apparatus. An embodiment provides a device. The device includes an imaging...
8824800 Immunoassay analysis method  
A method and system for analysis of immunoassays, and more specifically to an improved analysis of chromatographic assays, often referred to as a lateral flow assay is disclosed. These assays...
8818047 Generation of an individual glyph, and system and method for inspecting individual glyphs  
A method for generating individual glyphs, and a system and method for inspecting individual glyphs are disclosed. The system includes a true resolution imaging device configured to capture an...
8786461 Electric road flare  
A deployment pack containing a number of electric road flares is provided. The pack is attached to an emergency vehicle. The pack is adapted to deploy a single flare at a time. Each flare includes...
8781251 Image processing device and image processing method deformation processing based on a rule  
A character recognition accuracy from an image in which a graphic code and at least one character are in a given positional relationship is improved. An image acquisition section (20) acquires the...
8780996 System and method for encoding and decoding video data  
A method for encoding and decoding a video signal having frames with blocks comprised of pixels. The method reduces the complexity of the video signal to be encoded by applying a filter scheme to...
8731301 Display adaptation based on captured image feedback  
A computer implemented method is provided for display adaptation based on captured image feedback. Content that comprises a marker is displayed. An image of the content is captured by a mobile...
8671316 Image processing apparatus  
An image processing apparatus of the present disclosure includes: a two-dimensional matrix barcode decoding unit configured to decode a two-dimensional matrix barcode in an image of image data;...
8660355 Methods and systems for determining image processing operations relevant to particular imagery  
Image data, such as from a mobile phone camera, is analyzed to determine a colorfulness metric (e.g., saturation) or a contrast metric (e.g., Weber contrast). This metric is then used in deciding...
8620090 Line determination apparatus, line determination method, and computer-readable medium  
An image processing apparatus includes a line information reception unit, a prediction determination unit, a feature amount calculation unit and a line determination unit. The line information...
8577145 Automated dispensary for identifying embossed characters and package labeling  
In a method and apparatus for identifying an embossed character, light of one color is directed in one direction across the embossed character to illuminate certain character parts and light of...
8550366 Method, apparatus and computer program for embedding barcode in color image  
A barcode-embedding area is obtained in a color image based on expression possibility by the juxtaposed additive color mixture and possibility of reading of pixels separately by a barcode reader...
8542952 Contextual information encoded in a formed expression  
Embodiments include a method, a manual device, a handheld manual device, a handheld writing device, a system, and an apparatus. An embodiment provides a manual device operable in a context. The...
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...
8499046 Method and system for updating business cards  
Techniques for capturing images of business cards, uploading the images to a designated computing device for processing and recognition are disclosed. A mechanism is provided to update extracted...
8494274 System and method for performing a shopping activity through a wireless computing device  
The invention provides a method, system and computer program product for performing a shopping activity in a shopping store through a wireless computing device of a customer. The wireless...
8467566 Method for detecting fraud in a printed image  
A method is provided for authenticating an image printed at a predefined print resolution or in accordance with a predetermined print grid. The method includes the steps of scanning the image to...
8451329 PTZ presets control analytics configuration  
A system and method for PTZ presets control analytic configuration in one aspect provides a camera that includes PTZ preset information and analytics configuration information to allow local, that...
8380014 Bar-code ticket processing apparatus and method of controlling bar-code ticket processing apparatus  
A burden of an operation of manually inputting identification information of an error bar-code ticket by using an external device can be reduced, and both image information and identification...
8340476 Electronic acquisition of a hand formed expression and a context of the expression  
Embodiments include an apparatus, device, method, and computer program product. In an embodiment, a device includes a handheld writing device that includes a writing element, and a writing...
8260053 Device and method for virtualizing an image sensor  
A method virtualizes an image sensor. The method comprises selecting one of at least two portions of a filter to use as a function of a mode of operation. The method comprises capturing an image...
8244074 Electronic acquisition of a hand formed expression and a context of the expression  
Embodiments include an apparatus, device, method, and computer program product. In an embodiment, a device includes a handheld writing device that includes a writing element, and a writing...
8238599 Image processing device and image processing method for identifying a selected one or more embedding methods used for embedding target information  
An image processing method is disclosed that is capable of efficient information extraction when embedding information in an image by using plural information embedding methods. The image...
8191765 Device and method for controlling copying operation of document with use of barcode  
The present invention provides an image processor capable of preventing illegal copying of a document. The image processor first extracts information from a barcode in a first region of document...
8179568 Minimizing dot graininess in dot-on-dot printing devices  
What is disclosed is a novel system and method for minimizing dot visibility in color marking devices capable of dot-on-dot printing. The present method achieves minimum dot visibility for a given...
8155445 Image processing apparatus, method, and processing program for image inversion with tree structure  
The present invention relates to an image processing method, an image processing apparatus and an image processing program for dealing with inverted characters (outlined characters) constituted by...
8140190 Universal controller for a domestic appliance  
A domestic appliance, shown in the form of a refrigerator, includes a cabinet within which is defined at least one compartment. A controller is mounted to the appliance for controlling various...
8135217 Method for optimized camera position finding for system with optical character recognition  
The present invention relates to a method for aligning a camera sensor to significant data which is text or barcode data to be recognized comprising the steps of:—capturing an image of the...
8068674 UPC substitution fraud prevention  
A system and method for detecting fraudulent identification tags, such as Universal Product Codes (UPC) applied to goods to be purchased is disclosed. Images of the goods to be purchased and...
7958365 Using classification techniques in digital watermarking  
A classification scheme assigns samples of the watermarked media to classes based on classification criteria indicating a likely presence of a watermarked signal. Once classified, the scheme...
7929766 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...
7889884 Image processing apparatus and method  
An image processing apparatus includes an information acquiring portion that acquires information on image process conditions for processing image data, a creating portion that creates additional...
7889927 Chinese character search method and apparatus thereof  
The present invention provides a Chinese character search method. According to the method, the user first inputs the notation of the known character. When the input notation is received, some...
7873243 Decoding digital information included in a hand-formed expression  
Embodiments include a method, a manual device, a handheld manual device, a handheld writing device, a system, and an apparatus. An embodiment provides a device. The device includes an imaging...
7844130 Method of volume-panorama imaging processing  
The present invention discloses a method of volume-panorama imaging processing, which generates a volume-panorama image by subsequently splicing respective image frames from an image sequence...
7826687 Including contextual information with a formed expression  
Embodiments include a method, a manual device, a handheld manual device, a handheld writing device, a system, and an apparatus. An embodiment provides an apparatus. The apparatus includes a...
7813597 Information encoded in an expression  
Embodiments provide a method, and a device A device includes a writing element operable to form a mark on a surface corresponding to a movement of the writing element over the surface. The device...
7809158 Method and apparatus for detecting doubles in a singulated stream of flat articles  
A system for detection of doubles in a stream of flat items such as mail pieces being conveyed on a conveyor includes an electronic imaging camera positioned to receive an image of a side face of...
7806315 Device and method for controlling copying operation of document with use of barcode  
The present invention provides an image processor capable of preventing illegal copying of a document. The image processor first extracts information from a barcode in a first region of document...
7809215 Contextual information encoded in a formed expression  
Embodiments include a method, a manual device, a handheld manual device, a handheld writing device, a system, and an apparatus. An embodiment provides a manual device operable in a context. The...
7734093 Paper-based upload and tracking system  
A method and apparatus for performing paper-based upload and tracking of documents is disclosed. In one embodiment, the method comprises scanning a version of a document to obtain an image, the...
7663776 Document processing apparatus and method  
The object of the present invention is to provide a document processing apparatus capable of extracting written-in notes on a paper document and printing a document only of written-in notes or a...
7587102 Method and apparatus for performing a sensor fusion to provide a position of a target-of-interest  
A method and apparatus are disclosed for estimating a position of a target of interest using a plurality of position detection sensors wherein for at least one of the sensors, a corresponding...
7583285 Mobile communication terminal  
A mobile communication terminal is provided that is capable of shooting a code image, restoring data from the code image, and using the shot code image and the restored data, in response to a...
7526130 Signal processing in barcode reading with a wavelet transformation  
A method for processing a digital signal obtained in a barcode reading operation comprises a step of applying a wavelet transformation to the digital signal. The noise threshold at each level of...
7508944 Using classification techniques in digital watermarking  
A classification scheme assigns samples of the watermarked media to classes based on a classification criteria indicating a likely presence of a watermarked signal. Once classified, the scheme...
7487438 Method and apparatus for recognizing a digitized form, extracting information from a filled-in form, and generating a corrected filled-in form  
Methods and apparatus for comparing blank forms represented in a digital format to digitized filled-in forms are described. Different errors are attributed different weights when attempting to...

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