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9042659 Method and system for fast and robust identification of specific product images  
Identification of objects in images. All images are scanned for key-points and a descriptor is computed for each region. A large number of descriptor examples are clustered into a Vocabulary of...
9038183 Scalable network security with fast response protocol  
This disclosure provides a network security architecture that permits installation of different software security products as virtual machines (VMs). By relying on a standardized data format and...
9036949 Object information derived from object images  
Search terms are derived automatically from images captured by a camera equipped cell phone, PDA, or other image capturing device, submitted to a search engine to obtain information of interest,...
9036873 Apparatus, method, and program for detecting object from image  
An image processing apparatus includes a detection unit configured to scan an input image and each of images at different resolutions, which are generated from the input image, by a...
9036945 Medical image handling system and method  
A medical image handling system includes a monitor for displaying a medical image, an input device for inputting an image reading report corresponding to the medical image displayed on the...
9036925 Robust feature matching for visual search  
Techniques are disclosed for performing robust feature matching for visual search. An apparatus comprising an interface and a feature matching unit may implement these techniques. The interface...
9036948 Image capture and identification system and process  
A digital image of the object is captured and the object is recognized from plurality of objects in a database. An information address corresponding to the object is then used to access...
9036947 Image capture and identification system and process  
A digital image of the object is captured and the object is recognized from plurality of objects in a database. An information address corresponding to the object is then used to access...
9036926 Bitmap processing mechanism  
A method is disclosed. The method includes retrieving one or more compressed objects and inserting the compressed objects directly into a compressed bitmap during compression of a sheetside image.
9033879 Portable imaging system with remote accessibility  
A portable ultrasound imaging system is provided. The system includes a probe for acquiring ultrasound image data. A memory stores the acquired ultrasound image data. A processor generates an...
9036862 Object information derived from object images  
Search terms are derived automatically from images captured by a camera equipped cell phone, PDA, or other image capturing device, submitted to a search engine to obtain information of interest,...
9036946 Image processing apparatus that retrieves similar images, method of controlling the same, and storage medium  
An image processing apparatus capable of reducing time taken to retrieve a specific image including a specific object area from a plurality of images, even when an image is newly added or a face...
9031278 Image capture and identification system and process  
A digital image of the object is captured and the object is recognized from plurality of objects in a database. An information address corresponding to the object is then used to access...
9031290 Object information derived from object images  
Search terms are derived automatically from images captured by a camera equipped cell phone, PDA, or other image capturing device, submitted to a search engine to obtain information of interest,...
9031326 System and method for effectively performing an image categorization procedure  
A system for performing an image categorization procedure includes an image manager with a keypoint generator, a support region filter, an orientation filter, and a matching module. The keypoint...
9025213 Specifying disposition of documents in a document processing system  
A document processing system allows specifying disposition of a paper document at the time a reservation for the document is created in the document processing system. A default disposition policy...
9025907 Known good layout  
A computer implemented method of generating a digital collage layout for a group of digital images is disclosed. A group of digital images is retrieved from a computer accessible memory. A...
9026526 Providing images of named resources in response to a search query  
Systems, computer program products, apparatus, and methods are described that perform operations including receiving a search query that includes a name, receiving multiple resources that have...
9026584 Server device, communication method, and program product for processing the transfer of screen changes  
According to one embodiment, a server device includes a receiver, an acquisition unit, a difference extracting unit, an estimation unit, a determination unit, a compression unit, and a...
9025813 Image capture and identification system and process  
A digital image of the object is captured and the object is recognized from plurality of objects in a database. An information address corresponding to the object is then used to access...
9025814 Image capture and identification system and process  
A digital image of the object is captured and the object is recognized from plurality of objects in a database. An information address corresponding to the object is then used to access...
9025874 Method and system for generating shallow depth of field effect  
Methods and systems for generating a shallow depth of field effect for a digitally captured image are provided. At least one region of interest (ROI) and at least one non-interest region are...
9019294 Color processing apparatus and method thereof  
A first table, which expresses a color reproducible characteristic of a first output device, is generated, and a second table, which expresses a color reproducible characteristic of a second...
9020247 Landmarks from digital photo collections  
Methods and systems for automatic detection of landmarks in digital images and annotation of those images are disclosed. A method for detecting and annotating landmarks in digital images includes...
9020244 Ranking and selecting representative video images  
Techniques are described herein for selecting representative images for video items using a trained machine learning engine. A training set is fed to a machine learning engine. The training set...
9020304 Method for loading medical image data and device for performing the method  
In order to enable improved or even optimized loading of medical image data, a data type representing the image data is determined in at least one embodiment from the image data in a first step...
9020305 Image capture and identification system and process  
A digital image of the object is captured and the object is recognized from plurality of objects in a database. An information address corresponding to the object is then used to access...
9014511 Automatic discovery of popular landmarks  
In one embodiment the present invention is a method for populating and updating a database of images of landmarks including geo-clustering geo-tagged images according to geographic proximity to...
9015172 Method and subsystem for searching media content within a content-search service system  
Various embodiments of the present invention include concept-service components of content-search-service systems which employ ontologies and vocabularies prepared for particular categories of...
9014509 Modifying digital images to increase interest level  
A method for increasing the interest level of a digital image to a particular person based on an interest level function that determines an interest level of a particular digital image to the...
9014513 Image capture and identification system and process  
A digital image of the object is captured and the object is recognized from plurality of objects in a database. An information address corresponding to the object is then used to access...
9013499 Methods and apparatus for multiple texture map storage and filtering including irregular texture maps  
A method for a computer system including receiving a file comprising textures including a first and a second texture map, which can be regular or irregular texture maps, and metadata, wherein the...
9014514 Image capture and identification system and process  
A digital image of the object is captured and the object is recognized from plurality of objects in a database. An information address corresponding to the object is then used to access...
9014512 Object information derived from object images  
Search terms are derived automatically from images captured by a camera equipped cell phone, PDA, or other image capturing device, submitted to a search engine to obtain information of interest,...
9014510 Method for presenting high-interest-level images  
A method for presenting digital images having a high interest level to a particular person selected from a set of candidate digital images. The candidate digital image are analyzed to designate...
9014515 Image capture and identification system and process  
A digital image of the object is captured and the object is recognized from plurality of objects in a database. An information address corresponding to the object is then used to access...
9014516 Object information derived from object images  
Search terms are derived automatically from images captured by a camera equipped cell phone, PDA, or other image capturing device, submitted to a search engine to obtain information of interest,...
9009849 Region-based sharing of pictures  
An embodiment of the invention provides a method for sharing digital images on an image-sharing application, wherein a digital image is received from a user, the digital image including a first...
9008438 Image processing device that associates photographed images that contain a specified object with the specified object  
Provided is an image processing device for associating images with objects appearing in the images, while reducing burden on the user. The image processing device: stores, for each of events, a...
9008446 Interactive concept learning in image search  
An interactive concept learning image search technique that allows end-users to quickly create their own rules for re-ranking images based on the image characteristics of the images. The image...
9009188 Drawing-based search queries  
Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on a computer storage medium, for processing drawing-based search queries. In one aspect, a method includes receiving search...
9008353 Salient point-based arrangements  
A variety of methods and systems involving sensor-equipped portable devices, such as smartphones and tablet computers, are described. One particular embodiment decodes a digital watermark from...
9008465 System and method for use of images with recognition analysis  
An index is provided that holds information about each image content item in a collection of items, For each image content item, a first information item identifying the image content item and its...
9008466 Sharing or applying digital image editing operations  
The disclosed subject matter relates to computer implemented methods for sharing digital image edit operations. In one aspect, a method includes storing a first digital image edit stack, which...
9003132 Data processing apparatus and image processing apparatus  
A data processing apparatus may include a plurality of buffer units that stores data, a data write control unit that writes input data to any one of the plurality of buffer units by exclusively...
9003435 Method of recommending media content and media playing system thereof  
A method of recommending media content for a media playing system includes identifying a user in a viewing area; determining whether personal information of the user is stored in a database; and...
9002137 Dynamic sizing and positioning of multiple images  
A system of arranging images provides for automated scaling, positioning and organizing of a plurality of images on an image display, which may be transferred to a printed or electronic product...
9003555 Region-based sharing of pictures  
An embodiment of the invention provides a method for sharing digital images on an image-sharing application, wherein a digital image is received from a user, the digital image including a first...
9002120 Interactive image selection method  
A method for browsing a collection of digital images on a soft-copy display comprising: receiving a collection of digital images; interactively user selecting a digital image using a user...
8995771 Identification of duplicates within an image space  
Implementations for identifying duplicate images in an image space are described. An image space is partitioned into a plurality of coarse clusters based on signatures of the images within the...