09565370 cites 31 patents.

The present disclosure relates to image processing and analysis and in particular automatic segmentation of identifiable items in an image, for example the segmentation and identification of characters or symbols in an image. Upon user indication, multiple images of a subject are captured and variations between the images are created using lighting, spectral content, angles and other factors. The images are processed together so that characters and symbols may be recognized from the surface of the image subject.

Title
System and method for assisting in computer interpretation of surfaces carrying symbols or characters
Application Number
14/292147
Publication Number
9565370 (B2)
Application Date
May 30, 2014
Publication Date
February 7, 2017
Inventor
Todd S Sachs
Palo Alto
CA, US
Paul M Hubel
Mountain View
CA, US
Agent
Blank Rome
Assignee
Apple
CA, US
IPC
G06K 9/62
G06K 9/20
H04N 5/232
H04N 5/235
H04N 5/265
H04N 5/262
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