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Number: 382/287
Name: Image analysis > Image transformation or preprocessing > Measuring image properties (e.g., length, width, or area) > Detecting alignment marks
Description: Subject matter wherein the properties extracted from an image relate to reference marks, sometimes called fiducials, which are used to measure the image position or orientation and aid in image alignment.

Patents under this class:
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8705869 Computer-readable storage medium, image recognition apparatus, image recognition system, and image recognition method Apr. 22, 2014
8692876 Method and apparatus for imaging of features on a substrate Apr. 8, 2014
8693785 Image matching devices and image matching methods thereof Apr. 8, 2014
8687921 Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and image processing program Apr. 1, 2014
8682029 Rule-based segmentation for objects with frontal view in color images Mar. 25, 2014
8675929 Method and apparatus for synchronizing corresponding landmarks among a plurality of images Mar. 18, 2014
8675047 Detection device of planar area and stereo camera system Mar. 18, 2014
8611594 Dynamic display of virtual content on several devices using reference tags Dec. 17, 2013
8571350 Image processing system with image alignment mechanism and method of operation thereof Oct. 29, 2013
8565511 Apparatus and method to align a manufacturing device having an end effecter and fixture in a parallel manner Oct. 22, 2013
8553280 Image on paper registration using image marks Oct. 8, 2013
8538198 Method and apparatus for determining misalignment Sep. 17, 2013
8532434 Image processing method and apparatus for determining orientations based on reliabilities of a plurality of portions into which image has been divided or for determining orientations of portio Sep. 10, 2013
8532433 Image marker attaching apparatus and method Sep. 10, 2013
8515119 Control unit, a video device including said control unit, and a control method Aug. 20, 2013
8509566 Laying out multiple images Aug. 13, 2013
8503759 Methods, devices, and systems useful in registration Aug. 6, 2013
8487994 Apparatus and method for determining the center of annual rings of a wood block Jul. 16, 2013
8482623 Imaging device, imaging method, and recording medium that records imaging program therein Jul. 9, 2013
8468148 Searching by use of machine-readable code content Jun. 18, 2013
8447097 Calibration apparatus and method for assisting accuracy confirmation of parameter for three-dimensional measurement May. 21, 2013
8446432 Context aware user interface system May. 21, 2013
8442356 Methods, systems and computer program products for analyzing three dimensional data sets obtained from a sample May. 14, 2013
8442352 Method for generating alignment marks May. 14, 2013
8428393 System and method of non-linear grid fitting and coordinate system mapping Apr. 23, 2013
8422749 Method and system for myocardial region of interest definition Apr. 16, 2013
8422792 Angle invariant visual analysis Apr. 16, 2013
8417016 Acceptor device for sheet objects Apr. 9, 2013
8417060 Methods for multi-point descriptors for image registrations Apr. 9, 2013
8385686 Image processing method based on partitioning of image data, image processing device based on partitioning image data and program Feb. 26, 2013
8374420 Learning device and learning method for article transport facility Feb. 12, 2013
8369604 Position detector, position detection method, exposure apparatus, and device manufacturing method Feb. 5, 2013
8355600 Presenting wireless-telecommunications coverage areas Jan. 15, 2013
8351657 Method for the viewing of visual information with an electronic device Jan. 8, 2013
8340466 Arrangement for the imaging of surface structures of three-dimensional objects Dec. 25, 2012
8330990 Method and system for modifying a multi-bit rasterized digital image to reduce registration artifacts Dec. 11, 2012
8314944 Image forming device, method, and computer readable medium to avoid unnecessary image forming position correction Nov. 20, 2012
8311365 Analysis method for regional image Nov. 13, 2012
8300947 Method and apparatus for estimating object contour in a moving picture Oct. 30, 2012
8294814 System for accurately repositioning imaging devices Oct. 23, 2012
8289573 Method for reducing registration defects in color printing Oct. 16, 2012
8289593 Multifunction printer, printing system, and program for combining portions of two or more images Oct. 16, 2012
8249391 User interface method for skew correction Aug. 21, 2012
8242932 Remote sensing system Aug. 14, 2012
8244067 Constellation detection Aug. 14, 2012
8237788 Methods of automatic geometric calibration using laser scanning reflectometry Aug. 7, 2012
8224121 System and method for assembling substantially distortion-free images Jul. 17, 2012
8218202 Multiple image combination via comparative data transform and normalization transform application Jul. 10, 2012
8208734 Method for acquiring reserved block in holographic storage system Jun. 26, 2012
8204340 Methods and apparatus for dot marker matching Jun. 19, 2012

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