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Title:
METHOD FOR COUNTING OBJECTS AND APPARATUS USING A PLURALITY OF SENSORS
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO/2012/023639
Kind Code:
A1
Abstract:
According to one embodiment of the present invention, a method for counting objects involves using an image sensor and a depth sensor, and comprises the steps of: acquiring an image from the image sensor and acquiring a depth map from the depth sensor, the depth map indicating depth information on the subject in the image; acquiring boundary information on objects in the image; applying the boundary information to the depth map to generate a corrected depth map; identifying the depth pattern of the objects from the corrected depth map; and counting the identified objects.

Inventors:
YU, Jaeshin (Poil Xi Apt. 212-203, 845 Naeson-dong, Uiwang-si, Gyeonggi-do 437-758, 437-758, KR)
유재신 (경기도 의왕시 내손동 845번지 포일자이아파트 212동 203호, 437-758 Gyeonggi-do, 437-758, KR)
Application Number:
KR2010/005430
Publication Date:
February 23, 2012
Filing Date:
August 17, 2010
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Assignee:
LG ELECTRONICS INC. (20Yeouido-dong, Yeongdeungpo-gu, Seoul 150-721, 150-721, KR)
엘지전자 주식회사 (서울 영등포구 여의도동 20번지, 150-721 Seoul, 150-721, KR)
YU, Jaeshin (Poil Xi Apt. 212-203, 845 Naeson-dong, Uiwang-si, Gyeonggi-do 437-758, 437-758, KR)
International Classes:
H04N7/18
Foreign References:
KR100808543B12008-02-29
KR100881230B12009-02-09
KR20040030081A2004-04-08
Other References:
See also references of EP 2608536A4
None
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
PARK, Jang-Won (3rd Floor, Shinyoung Wacoal Bldg.49-4 Nonhyun-dong, Gangnam-gu, Seoul 135-814, 135-814, KR)
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