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Title:
MEAL AMOUNT MEASURING DEVICE AND METHOD
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO/2021/085369
Kind Code:
A1
Abstract:
Provided are a meal amount measuring device and method with which the meal amount of at least one main dish or side dish provided by a meal tray can be accurately measured with a simple device. A meal tray (20) before and after a meal is photographed by cameras (10A, 10B), and a pre-meal first image and a post-meal second image are acquired. On the basis of the acquired first and second images, multiple pieces of tableware are detected, the type of food served on the individual pieces of tableware is recognized with each piece of tableware, and with each piece of tableware, a determination is made, from the recognized type of food, as to whether the food in the piece of tableware corresponds to the main dish or corresponds to the side dish. Additionally, a set of the same tableware is determined from the multiple pieces of tableware detected from the first image and second images, and with each piece of tableware, the meal amount of the food served on the individual piece of tableware is recognized based on the image of the determined set of the same tableware. The meal amount of at least one of the main dish and the side dish is calculated based on the determination result of the main or side dish in each determined piece of tableware and the meal amount in each recognized piece of tableware.

Inventors:
NONAKA SHUNICHIRO (JP)
Application Number:
PCT/JP2020/040067
Publication Date:
May 06, 2021
Filing Date:
October 26, 2020
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Assignee:
FUJIFILM CORP (JP)
International Classes:
G16H20/00; G06T1/00
Foreign References:
JP2012212249A2012-11-01
JP2008204105A2008-09-04
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
MATSUURA, Kenzo (JP)
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