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Michael E Bazakos, Kwong Wing Au, George A Kilgore: System for iris detection tracking and recognition at a distance. Honeywell International, Seager Tufte & Wickhem, November 22, 2011: US08064647 (40 worldwide citation)

A stand-off range or at-a-distance iris detection and tracking for iris recognition having a head/face/eye locator, a zoom-in iris capture mechanism and an iris recognition module. The system may obtain iris information of a subject with or without his or her knowledge or cooperation. This informati ...


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Kwong Wing Au, Alan B Touchberry, Brian VanVoorst, Jon Schewe: System and method for navigating an autonomous vehicle using laser detection and ranging. Honeywell International, Fogg & Powers, January 29, 2013: US08364334 (36 worldwide citation)

A system and method for providing information for autonomous vehicle navigation are disclosed. The system comprises at least one laser scanner configured to perform one or more range and intensity scans of an area around the autonomous vehicle, and a geo-location unit comprising one or more global p ...


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Rida Hamza, Kwong Wing Au, Santosh Mathan: Determining probabilities from compared covariance appearance models to detect objects of interest in images. Honeywell International, Ingrassia Fisher & Lorenz P C, January 22, 2013: US08358855 (9 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus are provided for recognizing particular objects of interest in a captured image. One or more salient features that are correlative to an object of interest are detected within a captured image. The captured image is segmented into one or more regions of interest that include a ...


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Annemarie Diepenbroek, Joel T Langill, Isaac Cohen, Kwong Wing Au: Flare characterization and control system. Honeywell International, Seager Tufte & Wickhem, March 20, 2012: US08138927 (8 worldwide citation)

A video analytics system for characterization of a flare. A video of a flare may be taken for obtaining information so as to appropriately control the flare in an interest of reducing emissions not necessarily favorable to the environment. The system may incorporate a control scenario involving one ...


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Darryl Busch, Kwong Wing Au, Michael John Flanagan, Saad J Bedros, Mirela Onorica Popa: Spectral signal detection system. Honeywell International, Seager Tufte & Wickhem, February 14, 2012: US08117010 (6 worldwide citation)

A detection system which provides for continuous background estimation removal from a sequence of spectra. A panoramic field of regard may be partitioned into a large number of fields of view (FOVs). An FOV may have a chemical vapor cloud. The small FOV may maximize detection of the cloud. Such dete ...


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Kwong Wing Au: Method and system for the detection of removed objects in video images. Honeywell International, Kermit D Lopez, Kevin L Soules, Kris T Fredrick, August 17, 2010: US07778445 (5 worldwide citation)

A method, system and program product for the detection of removed objects in video images is disclosed. An object (or objects) is within a fixed camera's FOV (Field of View), is designated to be monitored. If an object is not designated, an algorithm can be used to segment and identify all the objec ...


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Kwong Wing Au, Michael E Bazakos, Yunqian Ma: Method and apparatus for identifying physical features in video. Honeywell International, Kris T Fredrick, July 28, 2009: US07567704 (5 worldwide citation)

An image is processed by a sensed-feature-based classifier to generate a list of objects assigned to classes. The most prominent objects (those objects whose classification is most likely reliable) are selected for range estimation and interpolation. Based on the range estimation and interpolation, ...


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Kwong Wing Au, Jon Schewe: Laser ranging process for road and obstacle detection in navigating an autonomous vehicle. Honeywell International, Fogg & Powers, June 17, 2014: US08755997 (3 worldwide citation)

A method and system provide road and obstacle detection in navigating an autonomous vehicle. The method comprises scanning a distance ahead of the autonomous vehicle to obtain a current range scan, and obtaining navigation data, including dynamics, position, and orientation measurements of the auton ...


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Kwong Wing Au, Brian C Krafthefer, Eric Eastwold: System and method for detection of radiation. Honeywell International, Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner P A, April 15, 2014: US08700359 (3 worldwide citation)

A system includes a count detector, a communication medium; and a processor coupled to the count detector. The processor continuously receives a plurality of pulses from the count detector. A pulse indicates a detection of a radiation unit emitted from a source material or a background. The processo ...


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William Ross Rapoport, Kwong Wing Au, James Kane, Carsten Lau: Authentication apparatus for value documents. Honeywell International, Ingrassia Fisher & Lorenz P C, March 19, 2013: US08400509 (2 worldwide citation)

A value document authentication apparatus and system that includes value document substrates having a uniform distribution of one or more phosphors that emit infrared radiation in one or more wavelengths, which can be measured at the same location on the value document that is illuminated by a phosp ...