Yun Ting Lin, Yong Yan: Three-dimensional sound creation assisted by visual information. Koninklijke Philips Electronics, December 7, 2004: US06829018 (108 worldwide citation)

A sound imaging system and method for generating multi-channel audio data from an audio/video signal having an audio component and a video component. The system comprises: a system for associating sound sources within the audio component to video objects within the video component of the audio/video ...

Yun Ting Lin, Srinivas Gutta, Tomas Brodsky, Vasanth Philomin: Video monitoring system employing hierarchical hidden markov model (HMM) event learning and classification. Koninklijke Philips Electronics, July 11, 2006: US07076102 (70 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus are disclosed for automatically learning and identifying events in image data using hierarchical HMMs to define and detect one or more events. The hierarchical HMMs include multiple paths that encompass variations of the same event. Hierarchical HMMs provide a framework for de ...

Yun Ting Lin: Integrated RFID and video tracking system. Activseye, Robert M McDermott Esq, February 14, 2006: US06998987 (50 worldwide citation)

A video surveillance system is integrated with an RFID tracking system. The calibration of the RFID tracking system is enhanced by using information provided by the video surveillance system. Optionally, the calibration of the video surveillance system may be enhanced by using information provided b ...

Siu Leong Iu, Yun Ting Lin: Motion field modeling and estimation using motion transform. Digital Video Express, David G Grossman, December 2, 2003: US06658059 (45 worldwide citation)

A motion transform is implemented for calculating the motion field between two images. An optical flow calculator is configured for generating an image motion vector field by iteratively comparing a predicted image with a second image frame, the predicted image being produced based upon a first memo ...

Yuh Lin Chang, Yun Ting Lin: Apparatus and method for tracking deformable objects. Matsushita Electric Industrial, Harness Dickey & Pierce, December 7, 1999: US05999651 (36 worldwide citation)

A computer-implemented method and apparatus for tracking an image object within successive first and second image frames. The first frame has a first contour model which defines the image object within the first frame. The first contour model has a global motion parameter which defines global motion ...

Yun Ting Lin: Automatic selection of favorite media selections of a user of a media presentation device. Koninklijke Philips Electronics, August 23, 2005: US06934917 (35 worldwide citation)

A system and method provides for the automatic generation of a list of channels, stations, selections, etc., that are selected most often on a media presentation device by a user during a particular period of time.

Yun Ting Lin: Linking zones for object tracking and camera handoff. Active Eye, Robert M McDermott Esq, July 10, 2007: US07242423 (33 worldwide citation)

Linked zones define the temporal and spatial relationships among multiple zones of a surveillance area, and are used to model an object's disappearance from one zone, for potential reappearance at another zone. One or more zones are defined within each camera's field of view. Two zones are linked if ...

Miroslav Trajkovic, Mi Suen Lee, Serhan Dagtas, Srinivas Gutta, Tomas Brodsky, Vasanth Philomin, Yun Ting Lin, Hugo Strubbe: Method and apparatus for detecting an event based on patterns of behavior. Koninklijke Phhilips Electronics, May 6, 2008: US07369680 (24 worldwide citation)

A system and apparatus are disclosed for modeling patterns of behavior of humans or other animate objects and detecting a violation of a repetitive pattern of behavior. The behavior of one or more persons is observed over time and features of the behavior are recorded in a multi-dimensional space. O ...

Yun Ting Lin: Method and system for white balancing images using facial color as a reference signal. Koninklijke Philips Electronics, December 13, 2005: US06975759 (23 worldwide citation)

A system for white balancing images using facial color as a reference signal is provided. The system includes a face detector that is operable to receive a digital image and to detect a human face within the digital image. A skin tone extractor is operable to extract a skin tone from the digital ima ...

Tomas Brodsky, Yun Ting Lin: Linking tracked objects that undergo temporary occlusion. ActivEye, Scully Scott Murphy & Presser P C, July 1, 2008: US07394916 (21 worldwide citation)

A method and system is configured to characterize regions of an environment by the likelihoods of transition of a target from each region to another. The likelihoods of transition between regions is preferably used in combination with conventional object-tracking algorithms to determine the likeliho ...