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In accord with embodiments consistent with the present invention, a first action in recognizing text from image and video is to locate accurately the position of the text in image and video. After that, the located and possibly low resolution text can be extracted, enhanced and binarized. Finally existing OCR technology can be applied to the binarized text for recognition. This abstract is not to be considered limiting, since other embodiments may deviate from the features described in this abstract.

Title
Text localization for image and video OCR
Application Number
12/380394
Publication Number
8320674 (B2)
Application Date
February 26, 2009
Publication Date
November 27, 2012
Inventor
Yang Yu
San Diego
CA, US
Jean Pierre Guillou
La Jolla
CA, US
Agent
Jerry A Miller
Miller Patent Services
Assignee
Sony Electronics
NJ, US
Sony Corporation
JP
IPC
G06K 9/34
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