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Arno A Penzias: System for playing card games remotely. AT&T, Barry H Freedman, March 14, 1995: US05397133 (213 worldwide citation)

A system for playing card games remotely includes both a multimedia communication system that allows players located remotely from each other to see and hear each other, and a "card toaster" and associated image recognition system at each game site which receives and manages a physical deck of cards ...


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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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Jiebo Luo, Stephen Etz: Method for detecting sky in images. Eastman Kodak Company, David M Woods, January 7, 2003: US06504951 (138 worldwide citation)

A method, image recognition system, computer program, etc., for detecting sky regions in an image comprise classifying potential sky pixels in the image by color, extracting connected components of the potential sky pixels, eliminating ones of the connected components that have a texture above a pre ...


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Lev S Sadovnik, Taiwei Lu: Method and apparatus for image recognition using invariant feature signals. Physical Optics Corporation, Nilles & Nilles, March 5, 1996: US05497430 (112 worldwide citation)

A method of operating an image recognition system including providing a neural network including a plurality of input neurons, a plurality of output neurons and an interconnection weight matrix; providing a display including an indicator; initializing the indicator to an initialized state; obtaining ...


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Jonathan J Hull, Berna Erol, Jorge Moraleda: Multi-classifier selection and monitoring for MMR-based image recognition. Ricoh, Patent Law Works, December 6, 2011: US08073263 (72 worldwide citation)

A MMR system that uses multiple classifiers for predicting, monitoring, and adjusting index tables for image recognition comprises a plurality of mobile devices, a pre-processing server or MMR gateway, and an MMR matching unit, and may include an MMR publisher. The MMR matching unit includes a plura ...


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Russell W Elliot, Michael A Heaton, Jeffrey S Poulin: Portable transaction terminal having an image recognition system. Lockheed Martin Corporation, Greenblum & Bernstein, April 8, 2008: US07353990 (70 worldwide citation)

Portable transaction terminal includes a processor, an imager configured to produce a digital image of a payment card using a source of continuous light, the imager being operably linked to the processor, and an image recognition module that performs image recognition and that is configured to produ ...


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Kazuhito Hori, Yasuyuki Nagata: Candidate article recognition with assignation of reference points and respective relative weights. Sony Corporation, Lewis H Eslinger, Jay H Maioli, March 3, 1992: US05093867 (68 worldwide citation)

A high-speed image recognition system operates in response to a binary digitized picture image signal. The system comprises a first memory for storing a bi-level reference image pattern therein, a selector coupled to the first memory for manually designating a plurality of selected points of the bi- ...


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David L Carlstrom: Pixel hashing image recognition system. Kaman Sciences Corporation, McCormick Paulding & Huber, February 23, 1999: US05875264 (61 worldwide citation)

A character recognition system employs a "hashing" technique of imaged pixels wherein a digital image constituting an array of pixels is divided into a series of sub-arrays. The sub-array digital signal patterns themselves correspond directly to addresses in associated system memories. Each memory a ...


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Paul Kaiser: Alignment patterns for two objects to be aligned relative to each other. Karl Suss KG Prazisionsgerate fur Wissenschaft und Industrie & Co, Parmelee Bollinger & Bramblett, December 15, 1992: US05172190 (61 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to alignment marks for a process for aligning two objects relative to each other by means of an image recognition system wherein the lines are optoelectronically scanned and the obtained brightness values are integrated line-by-line. The advantages of the alignment marks accord ...


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Masaki Souma, Kenji Nagao: Feature extraction system and face image recognition system. Matsushita Electric Industrial, Isreal Gopstein, Clark & Brody, August 6, 2002: US06430307 (55 worldwide citation)

A feature extraction and pattern collation system for statistically analyzing a set of samples of feature vectors to calculate a feature being an index for a pattern identification, which is capable of identifying confusing data with a high robustness. In this system, a storage section stores a feat ...