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Dinesh Ramegowda
Rida M Hamza, Mohammed Ibrahim Mohideen, Dinesh Ramegowda, Thea L Feyereisen: Methods and apparatus for runway segmentation using sensor analysis. Honeywell International, Ingrassia Fisher & Lorenz P C, November 2, 2010: US07826666 (9 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods for determining whether a region of interest (ROI) includes a runway are provided. One system includes a camera for capturing an image of the ROI, an analysis module for generating a binary large object (BLOB) of at least a portion of the ROI, and a synthetic vision system includ ...


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David G Lowe: Method and apparatus for identifying scale invariant features in an image and use of same for locating an object in an image. The University of British Columbia, Christie Parker & Hale, March 23, 2004: US06711293 (376 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for identifying scale invariant features in an image and a further method and apparatus for using such scale invariant features to locate an object in an image are disclosed. The method and apparatus for identifying scale invariant features may involve the use of a processor c ...


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Sergey Antonov, Alexei I Antonov: Method and apparatus for 3-D data input to a personal computer with a multimedia oriented operating system. June 1, 2010: US07729530 (287 worldwide citation)

In this exciting time of increasingly powerful computer tools only few imaginable things are left to be invented. Recently issued PC multimedia operating system Vista supports speech and hand writing recognition, visual and data streaming and networking, as well as traditional computer powers. Prese ...


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Alex C Philibert, Jack W Smith, James W Fox: Document reproduction security system. Cushman Darby & Cushman, March 13, 1990: US04908873 (262 worldwide citation)

A system for selectively effecting operation of a copying or facsimile machine in accordance with the textual content of a scanned document. The system includes an optical character reader which generates scanned character code signals representative of characters comprising at least a portion of th ...


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Bimal P Mathur, H Taichi Wang, Richard S Haendel: Vehicle lane position detection system. Rockwell International Corporation, John C McFarren, September 27, 1994: US05351044 (242 worldwide citation)

A low cost, real time vehicle lane position detection system is provided for determining and maintaining the position of the vehicle on a highway. The system comprises an image sensor mounted on the front of an automotive vehicle and an integrated processor for performing real-time lane mark detecti ...


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Donald F Specht, Tim S Wihl, Scott A Young, James J Hager Jr, Matthew B Lutzker: Automatic photomask and reticle inspection method and apparatus including improved defect detector and alignment sub-systems. KLA Instruments Corporation, Rosenblum Parish & Bacigalpi, February 14, 1989: US04805123 (202 worldwide citation)

A photomask and reticle inspection method and apparatus wherein a selected surface area of an object is inspected and a first stream of data having signal values representing the image content of each pixel thereof is generated, a second stream of data having signal values representing the intended ...


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Jerome M Shapiro: Data compression system including successive approximation quantizer. General Electric Company, Joseph S Tripoli, Eric P Herrmann, Ronald H Kurdy, June 14, 1994: US05321776 (198 worldwide citation)

A data processing system augments compression of non-zero values of significant coefficients by coding entries of a significance map independently of coding the values of significant non-zero coefficients. A dedicated symbol represents a zerotree structure encompassing a related association of insig ...


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Daozheng Lu: Image recognition system and method. A C Nielsen Company, Mason Kolehmainen Rathburn & Wyss, July 9, 1991: US05031228 (167 worldwide citation)

An image recognition system and method are provided for identifying a pattern of a plurality of predetermined patterns in a video image. A plurality of feature image signatures are stored corresponding to each of the plurality of predetermined patterns. A universal feature image signature is stored ...


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Edward L Chaney, Daniel S Fritsch, Stephen M Pizer, Valen Johnson, Alyson G Wilson: Image object matching using core analysis and deformable shape loci. The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Duke University, Myers Bigel Sibley & Sajovec P A, July 20, 1999: US05926568 (164 worldwide citation)

Methods, systems, and computer program products are provided for automatic image recognition of standard shapes which include a core-based deformable loci skeletal grid used to define and represent an object via a model template. The template includes deformable segments, the changes of which are me ...


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Oz Magal, Eran Guendelman, Sergio Golman, Ziv Hendel, Aviad Maizels, Tamir Berliner, Jonathan Pokras: Three-dimensional user interface. Primesense, D Kliger IP Services, April 24, 2012: US08166421 (147 worldwide citation)

A user interface method includes defining an interaction surface containing an interaction region in space. A sequence of depth maps is captured over time of at least a part of a body of a human subject. The depth maps are processed in order to detect a direction and speed of movement of the part of ...