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Keiko Abe: Video editing apparatus and method. Sony Corporation, William S Frommer, Dennis M Smid, Frommer Lawrence & Haug, March 30, 2004: US06714216 (117 worldwide citation)

A video editing apparatus for setting an editing point for a video sequence comprising a device for successively extracting at least one vertical line from each of a plurality of video frames of the video sequence to produce vertical slits and successively arranging the vertical slits as a number of ...


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Kimiyoshi Machii, Kazuyoshi Koga, Shigeru Matsuo, Yoshitaka Atarashi, Soshiro Kuzunuki, Keiko Abe, Toshimi Yokota: Information providing system. Hitachi, Antonelli Terry Stout & Kraus, November 27, 2001: US06324467 (96 worldwide citation)

An information providing system is capable of rendering map-information services even if the size of a free area in a memory employed in a terminal becomes small, disallowing all details of a map to be downloaded. A server employed in the information providing system has a search engine for searchin ...


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Keiko Abe: Apparatus for creating a visual edit decision list wherein audio and video displays are synchronized with corresponding textual data. Sony Corporation, William S Frommer, Frommer Lawrence & Haug, June 11, 2002: US06404978 (84 worldwide citation)

An editing apparatus for creating an edit decision list by combining a plurality of video materials and/or audio materials in a sequence desired by an operator. Indicator marks are displayed with lengths corresponding to the lengths of specified audio and/or video material or clips, at positions alo ...


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Keiko Abe: Object tracking apparatus. Sony Corporation, Ronald P Kananen, December 5, 1995: US05473369 (49 worldwide citation)

An object detecting and tracking apparatus detects a tracking target object from a moving image photographed by a television camera and tracks the same, wherein the movement of the object is detected reliably and with high accuracy to automatically track the target object. When tracking is started a ...


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Keiko Abe, Koji Yanase: Video signal processing device that facilitates editing by producing control information from detected video signal information. Sony Corporation, William S Frommer, Frommer Lawrence & Haug, October 17, 2000: US06134378 (44 worldwide citation)

In the video signal processing device which records video signal (D60) as the material by the predetermined recording reproducing means (64) and conducts the desired editing processing upon reading out the video signal recorded in said recording reproducing means, the detection means (61) for detect ...


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Keiko Abe: Character recognition system. Sony Corporation, Philip M Shaw Jr, July 18, 1989: US04850025 (42 worldwide citation)

A character recognition system extracts character blocks to contain a minimum character unit therein. The character recognition system has the capability of re-combining and/or re-extracting character blocks during the character recognition process. Re-combination and re-extraction of the character ...


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Keiko Abe, Soshiro Kuzunuki, Koyo Katsura, Toshimi Yokota, Masaki Miura: Sentence processing apparatus and method thereof,utilizing dictionaries to interpolate elliptic characters or symbols. Hitachi, Antonelli Terry Stout & Kraus, January 9, 2001: US06173253 (35 worldwide citation)

A document or sentence processing apparatus having an input unit for inputting characters, a display unit for displaying input characters and a processing unit for converting and editing the input characters, in which the processing unit has a candidate word extraction unit which extracts candidates ...


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Keiko Abe: Character discrimination system employing height-to-width ratio and vertical extraction position information. Sony Corporation, Philip M Shaw Jr, August 11, 1992: US05138668 (34 worldwide citation)

A character recognition system which is improved in accuracy of integration for discrete characters. The system discriminate a component of any discrete character in accordance with a height-to-width ratio and a vertical extraction position of a rectangular area which is formed from a character row ...


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Tadahiro Ohata, Keiko Abe, Yasushi Yamamoto: On-demand image delivery server, image resource database, client terminal, and method of displaying retrieval result. Sony Corporation, Frommer Lawrence & Haug, William S Frommer, Thomas F Presson, September 9, 2008: US07423771 (28 worldwide citation)

On-demand image delivery server delivering designated image data based on a request from a client terminal with one or a plurality of retrieval items as a retrieval condition inputted from the client terminal, made up by a retrieval function portion, which retrieves one or a plurality of image resou ...


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Keiko Abe: Detecting line segments and predetermined patterns in an optically scanned document. Sony Corporation, Alvin Sinderbrand, William S Frommer, July 7, 1992: US05129012 (25 worldwide citation)

Line segments in stored picture data derived from an optically scanned document are detected by detecting line elements in the picture data, determining if the length of a line element is greater than a threshold length l.sub.th, determining a connecting relationship of one line element of greater t ...