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Daozheng Lu, Ceril T Shagrin, William L Thomas, Morris Lee, Bruce Bernard, Jia Zhang: Audience measurement system and method. Nielsen Media Research, Marshall O Toole Gerstein Murray & Borun, June 23, 1998: US05771307 (300 worldwide citation)

In a passive identification apparatus for identifying a predetermined individual member of a television viewing audience in a monitored viewing area, a video image of a monitored viewing area is captured. A template matching score is provided for an object in the video image. A Eigenface recognition ...


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Daozheng Lu, Ceril T Shagrin, William L Thomas, Morris Lee, Bruce Bernard, Jia Zhang: Audience measurement system and method. A C Nielsen Company, Marshall O Toole Gerstein Murray & Borum, August 27, 1996: US05550928 (274 worldwide citation)

In a passive identification apparatus for identifying a predetermined individual member of a television viewing audience in a monitored viewing area, a video image of a monitored viewing area is captured. A template matching score is provided for an object in the video image. A Eigenface recognition ...


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Daozheng Lu: Image recognition audience measurement system and method. A C Nielsen Company, Mason Kolehmainen Rathburn & Wyss, August 15, 1989: US04858000 (233 worldwide citation)

An image recognition method and system are provided for identifying predetermined individual members of a viewing audience in a monitored area. A pattern image signature is stored corresponding to each predetermined individual member of the viewing audience to be identified. An audience scanner incl ...


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David A Kiewit, Daozheng Lu: Ultrasonic audience measurement system and method. A C Nielsen Company, Mason Kolehmainen Rathburn & Wyss, February 17, 1987: US04644509 (77 worldwide citation)

Method and apparatus for identifying a number of people in a monitored area wherein a first reflected ultrasonic wave map of the monitored area is collected that includes background objects. A second reflected ultrasonic wave map of the monitored area is collected when people may be present in the m ...


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Lu Daozheng, Shagrin Ceril T, Thomas William L, Lee Morris, Bernard Bruce, Zhang Jia: Systeme et methode de mesure dauditoires, Audience measurement system and method. Ac Nielsen Company, Nielsen Media Research, RIDOUT & MAYBEE, July 6, 2004: CA2110866 (7 worldwide citation)

In a passive identification apparatus for identifying a predetermined individual member of a television viewing audience in a monitored viewing area, a video image of a monitored viewing area is captured. A template matching score is provided for an object in the video image. A Eigenface recognition ...


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Silveira Da, Motta Luiz Antonio: Real time television audience measurement system and method. Ibope Pesquisa de Midia Ltda, Silveira Da, Motta Luiz Antonio, DANNEMANN SIEMSEN BIGLER Caixa Postal 2142 Rua Marquês de Olinda 70 CEP 22251 040 Rio de Janeiro RJ, November 24, 2005: WO/2005/112313 (1 worldwide citation)

This invention refers to a system and a method of television audience.This invention refers to a system and a method of television audience measurements in real time through analysis of the content transmitted by the detection of change of tuning state (2) of a television set (1), a means of generat ...


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Rajendra Kumar Khare, Manajit Rath, Kishore Adekhandi Krishnamurthy: System and method for automatic content recognition and audience measurement for television channels and advertisements. SUREWAVES MEDIATECH PRIVATE, Barry Choobin, Patent 360, January 30, 2018: US09883241

The embodiments herein provide a system and method for measuring active participation of audience watching a TV programs and advertisements, in terms of age and gender. The system comprises a monitoring device which is configured to record TV audio, room audio and TV visual outputs, using an image s ...


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Motta Luiz Antonio Silveira Da: Real time television audience measurement system and method. Ibope Pesquisa de Midia Ltda, March 7, 2007: GB2429818-A

This invention refers to a system and a method of television audience. This invention refers to a system and a method of television audience measurements in real time through analysis of the content transmitted by the detection of change of tuning state (2) of a television set (1), a means of genera ...


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FALCYN FERNANDO DIEGO: [en] Audience measurement system and method of generating reference signatures. MEDIA INSTR, June 2, 2010: GB2465747-A

[en] An audience measurement system multiplexes known content 35 (and fig. 3b) and generates multiplexed reference signatures 120 (and fig. 3c) of the known content which are then demultiplexed 130 (and figs. 3d & 4) and stored centrally 51 (and fig. 4). Signatures of unknown pieces of content are g ...


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Lu Daozheng: Systeme et methode de mesure dauditoire a reconnaissance dimages, Image recognition audience measurement system and method. Nielsen Media Research, SMART & BIGGAR, March 16, 1993: CA1314621

IMAGE RECOGNITION AUDIENCE MEASUREMENT SYSTEM AND METHODAbstract of the DisclosureAn image recognition method and system are pro-vided for identifying predetermined individual members of aviewing audience in a monitored area. A pattern image sig-nature is stored corresponding to each predetermined i ...