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Signal decoding methods, apparatus and systems

The present invention relate generally to signal encoding and decoding. One claim recites a method comprising: obtaining color image data or color video data, the color image data or color video data comprising an encoded signal pattern, the encoded signal pattern aiding detection of an encoded message, the pattern comprising... Digimarc Corporation

Image-based pose determination

A steganographic digital watermark signal is decoded from host imagery without requiring a domain transformation for signal synchronization, thereby speeding and simplifying the decoding operation. In time-limited applications, such as in supermarket point-of-sale scanners that attempt watermark decode operations on dozens of video frames every second, the speed improvement allows... Digimarc Corporation

Signal processors and methods for estimating transformations between signals with phase deviation

A phase deviation method determines an offset between a reference and suspect signal by analyzing a phase deviation surface created by computing a deviation metric for phase shift and then analyzing a surface formed from the deviation metrics for an array of offsets. The phase deviation method analyzes the deviation... Digimarc Corporation

Information coding and decoding in spectral differences

Information is encoded in an image signal by exploiting spectral differences between colors that appear the same when rendered. These spectral differences are detected using image sensing that discerns the spectral differences. Spectral difference detection methods include using sensor-synchronized spectrally-structured-light imaging, 3D sensors, imaging spectrophotometers, and higher resolution Bayer pattern... Digimarc Corporation

Spot color substitution for encoded signals

The present disclosure relates generally to encoding signals for spot colors. In one implementation a substitute spot color+CMY tint is selected to replace an original spot color. The CMY tint can be transformed to carry an encoded signal. Of course, other features, combinations and technology are described herein.... Digimarc Corporation

Media processing methods and arrangements

The present technology concerns cell phones and other portable devices, and more particularly concerns use of such devices in connection with media content (electronic and physical) and with other systems (e.g., televisions, digital video recorders, and electronic program directories). Some aspects of the technology allow users to easily transfer displayed... Digimarc Corporation

Customized handling of copied content based on owner-specified similarity thresholds

Making a determination of originality of content is disclosed. At least one originality factor related to the content is analyzed, wherein the originality factor is independent of a time when the content is detected. Based on the analysis of the at least one originality factor, automatically the determination is automatically... Digimarc Corporation

Sensor-synchronized spectrally-structured-light imaging

A spectral imaging device is configured to capture color images synchronized with controlled illumination from different color light emitting diodes. A processor in the device applies a coupling factor to sampled color images to convert sampled pixels into spectral channels corresponding to LED color and color filter. Multi-spectral spectricity vectors... Digimarc Corporation

Image-related methods and arrangements

A user captures an image of a retail product with a smartphone. Product recommendations associated with the retail product are provided to the smartphone. One claim recites a method comprising: receiving first imagery captured by a smartphone camera, the first imagery representing a first retail product located at a retail... Digimarc Corporation

Detection from two chrominance directions

The present disclosure relates generally to signal processing, including processing digital watermarking. One claim recites a detector apparatus comprising: memory for storing data representing color image data comprising red color data and green color data, in which the red color data comprises digital watermarking including a first polarity and the... Digimarc Corporation

Intuitive computing methods and systems

A smart phone senses audio, imagery, and/or other stimulus from a user's environment, and acts autonomously to fulfill inferred or anticipated user desires. In one aspect, the detailed technology concerns phone-based cognition of a scene viewed by the phone's camera. The image processing tasks applied to the scene can be... Digimarc Corporation

Intuitive computing methods and systems

A smart phone senses audio, imagery, and/or other stimulus from a user's environment, and acts autonomously to fulfill inferred or anticipated user desires. In one aspect, the detailed technology concerns phone-based cognition of a scene viewed by the phone's camera. The image processing tasks applied to the scene can be... Digimarc Corporation

Methods and arrangements for identifying objects

In some arrangements, product packaging is digitally watermarked over most of its extent to facilitate high-throughput item identification at retail checkouts. Imagery captured by conventional or plenoptic cameras can be processed (e.g., by GPUs) to derive several different perspective-transformed views—further minimizing the need to manually reposition items for identification. Crinkles... Digimarc Corporation

Machine-readable glass

In one embodiment, a sidewalk-facing display window of a retail store is treated to scatter (or absorb) a portion of incident light, in a narrow wavelength spectral band. A machine-readable pattern, which encodes an identifier, is projected onto the treated window from outside the store. The reflection (absorption) of that... Digimarc Corporation

Content rendering system dependent on previous ambient audio

Users' browsing histories and other online activities are commonly tracked using cookies, and employed to customize users' web experiences. In accordance with certain aspects of the present technology, microphones, cameras, and other sensors of portable computing apparatuses are employed to gather information about users' offline experiences. This information can be... Digimarc Corporation

Learning systems and methods

A sequence of images depicting an object is captured, e.g., by a camera at a point-of-sale terminal in a retail store. The object is identified, such as by a barcode or watermark that is detected from one or more of the images. Once the object's identity is known, such information... Digimarc Corporation

Salient point-based arrangements

A variety of methods and systems involving sensor-equipped portable devices, such as smartphones and tablet computers, are described. One particular embodiment decodes a digital watermark from imagery captured by the device and, by reference to watermark payload data, obtains salient point data corresponding to an object depicted in the imagery.... Digimarc Corporation

Context-based smartphone sensor logic

Methods employ sensors in portable devices (e.g., smartphones) both to sense content information (e.g., audio and imagery) and context information. Device processing is desirably dependent on both. For example, some embodiments activate certain processor intensive operations (e.g., content recognition) based on classification of sensed content and context. The context can... Digimarc Corporation

Smartphone-based methods and systems

Arrangements involving portable devices (e.g., smartphones and tablet computers) are disclosed. One arrangement enables a content creator to select software with which that creator's content should be rendered—assuring continuity between artistic intention and delivery. Another utilizes a device camera to identify nearby subjects, and take actions based thereon. Others rely... Digimarc Corporation

Methods for object recognition and related arrangements

Methods and arrangements involving portable user devices such smartphones and wearable electronic devices are disclosed, as well as other devices and sensors distributed within an ambient environment. Some arrangements enable a user to perform an object recognition process in a computationally- and time-efficient manner. Other arrangements enable users and other... Digimarc Corporation

Full color visibility model using csf which varies spatially with local luminance

The present disclosure relate generally to image signal processing, color science and signal encoding. Digital watermarking can be applied to color image data through use of a luminance contrast sensitivity function and a chrominance contrast sensitive function. Of course, other features, combinations and claims are disclosed as well.... Digimarc Corporation

Methods and systems for content processing

Mobile phones and other portable devices are equipped with a variety of technologies by which existing functionality can be improved, and new functionality can be provided. Some aspects relate to visual search capabilities, and determining appropriate actions responsive to different image inputs. Others relate to processing of image data. Still... Digimarc Corporation

Sparse modulation for robust signaling and synchronization

Sparse signal modulation schemes encode a data channel on a substrate in a manner that is robust, flexible to achieve perceptual quality constraints, and provides improved data capacity. The substrate is printed by any of a variety of means to apply the image, with sparse signal, to an object. After... Digimarc Corporation

Screen watermarking methods and arrangements

In an exemplary embodiment, image content is rendered to include a digital watermark pattern at an essentially fixed scale, regardless of the size of screen on which the content is displayed. In one particular embodiment, CSS and JavaScript are responsive to the rendering context (which can include screen size, and/or... Digimarc Corporation

Methods and arrangements relating to signal rich art

Art can be infused with network identifiers at the time of its creation, rather than as a post-process. The identifiers may be encoded as overt elements of the art, and enable the artist to reprogram—as over time—an augmentation of the artwork experience via network-delivered components. These network components can include... Digimarc Corporation

Methods and systems for content processing

Mobile phones and other portable devices are equipped with a variety of technologies by which existing functionality can be improved, and new functionality can be provided. Some aspects relate to visual search capabilities, and determining appropriate actions responsive to different image inputs. Others relate to processing of image data. Still... Digimarc Corporation

Signal processors and methods for estimating geometric transformations of images for digital data extraction

Signal processing devices and methods estimate a geometric transform of an image signal. From a seed set of transform candidates, a direct least squares method applies a seed transform candidate to a reference signal and then measures correlation between the transformed reference signal and an image signal in which the... Digimarc Corporation

Mobile device positioning in dynamic groupings of communication devices

A RF based mobile positioning system determines mobile device positioning by count stamped packets communicated between the mobile device and access points according to a standard wifi protocol. Ad-hoc groups of wifi network nodes are formed and then broken with a mobile device as that mobile devices moves relative to... Digimarc Corporation

Methods and arrangements concerning dermatology

Reference imagery of dermatological conditions is compiled in a crowd-sourced database (contributed by clinicians and/or the lay public), together with associated diagnosis information. A user later submits a query image to the system (e.g., captured with a smartphone). Image-based derivatives for the query image are determined (e.g., color histograms, FFT-based... Digimarc Corporation

Mobile device indoor navigation

An audio playback system receives digitally watermarked audio programming and distributes it to audio speakers in a venue, enabling a variety of location and product dependent services to be delivered to mobile devices in the venue. Mobile devices sense audio from speakers and decode digital identifying information, including characteristics to... Digimarc Corporation

Geometric enumerated watermark embedding for spot colors

The present disclosure relate generally to digital watermarking and signal encoding. Various colors can be evaluated and modified to carry an encoded or auxiliary signal.... Digimarc Corporation

Methods and systems for signal processing

An object (e.g., a driver's license) is tested for authenticity using imagery captured by a consumer device (e.g., a mobile phone camera). Corresponding data is sent from the consumer device to a remote system, which has secret knowledge about features indicating object authenticity. The phone, or the remote system, discerns... Digimarc Corporation

Multi-mode audio recognition and auxiliary data encoding and decoding

Audio signal processing enhances audio watermark embedding and detecting processes. Audio signal processes include audio classification and adapting watermark embedding and detecting based on classification. Advances in audio watermark design include adaptive watermark signal structure data protocols, perceptual models, and insertion methods. Perceptual and robustness evaluation is integrated into audio... Digimarc Corporation

Media processing methods and arrangements

The present technology concerns cell phones and other portable devices, and more particularly concerns use of such devices in connection with media content (electronic and physical) and with other systems (e.g., televisions, digital video recorders, and electronic program directories). One particular aspect of the technology concerns complementing primary content viewed... Digimarc Corporation

Methods and systems for user-association of visual stimuli with corresponding responses

Methods and systems permit a user to decide what different responses are triggered when different visual stimuli are presented to the user's wireless communications device.... Digimarc Corporation

03/30/17 / #20170091892

Feature-based signal localization in digital capture systems

The present disclosures relates generally to image signal processing and encoding signal within imagery. One claim recites a method comprising: obtaining data representing captured imagery, the captured imagery depicting packaging including digital watermarking, the digital watermarking including an orientation signal that is detectable in a transform domain; generating a n-dimensional... Digimarc Corporation

03/23/17 / #20170085518

Watermarking and signal recognition for managing and sharing captured content, metadata discovery and related arrangements

Content is identified using watermarking and/or other content recognition combined with contextual metadata, which facilitates identification and correlation with other content and metadata when it is posted to a network.... Digimarc Corporation

03/16/17 / #20170078883

Context-related arrangements

In one arrangement, a first device presents a display that is based on context data, derived from one or more of its sensors. This display is imaged by a camera in a second device. The second device uses context data from its own sensors to assess the information in the... Digimarc Corporation

03/02/17 / #20170061563

Anti-counterfeiting detection using machine readable indicia

This disclosure relates to counterfeit detection and deterrence using advanced signal processing technology including steganographic embedding and digital watermarking. Digital watermark can be used on consumer products, labels, logos, hang tags, stickers and other objects to provide counterfeit detection mechanisms.... Digimarc Corporation

03/02/17 / #20170061564

Closed form non-iterative watermark embedding

The present disclosure relates generally digital watermarking and data hiding techniques. One claim recites a method comprising: obtaining data representing imagery; using one or more configured processors, transforming the data into a multi-channel color space; obtaining information indicating an impact of adding a color channel encoded signal to a color... Digimarc Corporation

02/09/17 / #20170039669

Hierarchical watermark detector

The present invention relates generally to digital watermarking. One aspect of the disclosure includes a method comprising: obtaining data representing imagery; using one or more configured processors, analyzing a plurality of portions of the data to detect a watermark orientation component, said analyzing employing a match filter, in which the... Digimarc Corporation

02/02/17 / #20170032213

Histogram methods and systems for object recognition

A multidimensional histogram is used to characterize an image (or object), and is used to identify candidate matches with one or more reference images (or objects). An exemplary implementation employs hue information for two of the dimensions, and a second derivative function based on luminance for a third dimension. The... Digimarc Corporation

01/26/17 / #20170024467

Distributed computing for portable computing devices

This disclosure describes a distributed reader architecture for a mobile computing device such as cellular telephone handset. One claim recites a portable computing device including: memory for storing a library of processing components, the library including a signal detector component and an audio fingerprinting component; a microphone for capturing ambient... Digimarc Corporation

01/26/17 / #20170024627

Data hiding for spot colors in product packaging

The present disclosure relates generally to data hiding for retail product packaging and other printed objects. One embodiment embeds an information signal in a spot color for product packaging. The spot color is screened, and overprinted with process color tint. The tint is modulated prior to overprinting with optimized signal... Digimarc Corporation

01/26/17 / #20170024723

Methods and arrangements for device to device communication

The disclosure relates, e.g., to image processing technology including device to device communication. One claim recites an apparatus comprising: a camera for capturing imagery; and one or more processors configured for: analyzing a plurality of image frames captured with said camera, the plurality of image frames representing a plurality of... Digimarc Corporation

01/26/17 / #20170024840

Sparse modulation for robust signaling and synchronization

The present disclosure relates to advanced image processing and encoded signal processing. One claim currently recites an image processing method comprising the acts: receiving a digital representation of artwork, the artwork having an area of uniform color; generating a two-dimensional data signal that redundantly encodes a plural-bit message, the data... Digimarc Corporation

01/26/17 / #20170024844

Digital watermarking methods, apparatus and systems

The present invention relate generally to digital watermarking and data hiding. One claim recites an apparatus comprising: electronic memory for storing first color data and second color data, the first color data and the second color data represent data from a color image signal or color video signal, and a... Digimarc Corporation

01/26/17 / #20170024845

Serialized digital watermarking for variable data printing

Digital watermarking is adapted for the variable data printing. A reference signal serves as a proxy for optimizing the embedding a watermark in a host image to be printed. Using the reference signal, embedding parameters are generated, which are a function of constraints such as visual quality and robustness of... Digimarc Corporation

01/26/17 / #20170026717

Second screen methods and arrangements

Cell phones and other devices are used to complement enjoyment of television or other video media, through use of corresponding software applications. A great variety of related features and arrangements are particularly detailed.... Digimarc Corporation

01/12/17 / #20170011134

Rules driven pan id metadata routing system and network

Content objects are associated with metadata via content identifiers that are derived from sensed signals captured by requesting mobile devices. In response to a content based query from a mobile device, content fingerprints and extracted digital codes decoded from the sensed signals are issued to a network based router system.... Digimarc Corporation

01/05/17 / #20170004597

Hardware-adaptable watermark systems

There are many advantages to implementing a watermark-based system using dedicated hardware, rather than using software executing on a general purpose processor. These include higher speed and lower power consumption. However, hardware implementations incur substantial design and development costs. Moreover, because each watermarking application has its own design constraints and... Digimarc Corporation








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