Patents Assigned to Hanwha Techwin Co., Ltd.
  • Patent number: 10778878
    Abstract: An apparatus for processing an image includes a camera configured to obtain a fixed image signal based on non-movement of the camera and obtain a variable image signal based on movement of the camera; a communication interface configured to receive a command; a driver configured to move the camera in response to the command; and a processor configured to process the fixed image signal based on a fixed image signal process parameter value, and process the variable image signal based on a variable image signal process parameter value, the variable image signal process parameter value having an image signal process parameter value based upon which a high frequency component of the variable image signal is reduced.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 3, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 15, 2020
    Assignee: Hanwha Techwin Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Seong Gon Kim, Yun Seok Kwon
  • Publication number: 20200288056
    Abstract: To solve the above problem, a monitoring apparatus according to an embodiment of the present invention comprises: a communication unit for receiving an original image acquired by a camera; a storage unit for storing the original image; a screen unit for displaying the original image and a corrected image obtained by dewarping the original image; and a control unit for controlling operations of the communication unit, the storage unit, and the screen unit, wherein the screen unit displays an icon in a dewarping area of the original image where the corrected image is obtained by dewarping the original image, indicates that the dewarping area is selected when the icon located in the dewarping area is selected, and displays a polygon representing the selected dewarping area.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 22, 2016
    Publication date: September 10, 2020
    Applicant: Hanwha Techwin Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kyoung Jeon JEONG, Yoo Mi CHA, Sung Pil CHUN, Dong Won KIM, Chang Hee SONG, Mi Na CHOI
  • Patent number: 10769906
    Abstract: A doorbell apparatus includes a camera to acquire a first image of an object in a first region and a second image of the object in a second region disposed closer to the camera than the first region; an image processing unit to detect the object in the first image and to identify the object in the second image, the image processing unit having a first image processing unit that detects and saves the first images and a second image processing unit that identifies and saves objects in the second images; a storage device to store the second image corresponding to the identified object; and an alarming unit to activate an alarm signal depending on whether the identified object corresponds to a predetermined object.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 21, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 8, 2020
    Assignee: Hanwha Techwin Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: KiYong Jeon, Takwon Cho, SeokYong Yoon
  • Publication number: 20200278948
    Abstract: A method of managing an electronic fingerprint of an electronic file includes receiving an original electronic fingerprint of an original electronic file from an original electronic file generation apparatus generating the original electronic file via a network, separately from the original electronic file; receiving original storage path information of the original electronic file together with the original electronic fingerprint from the original electronic file generation apparatus; and receiving at least one of a first identifier of the original electronic file generation apparatus and original meta information of the original electronic file together with the original electronic fingerprint from the original electronic file generation apparatus.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 21, 2020
    Publication date: September 3, 2020
    Applicants: 4DREAM CO., LTD., HANWHA TECHWIN CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Won Kug KIM, Ki Il RYU, Jin Kyo SHIN, Kwang Rae KIM
  • Publication number: 20200265557
    Abstract: A motion detection method using an image processing device may include: based on the noise level of a current frame, obtaining a weighted average of a sum of absolute differences (SAD) value and an absolute difference of sums (ADS) value; setting the weighted average as an initial motion detection value of each pixel; and selectively performing max filtering on motion detection values of the pixels to obtain a final motion detection value.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 12, 2020
    Publication date: August 20, 2020
    Applicant: HANWHA TECHWIN CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Eun Cheol CHOI
  • Publication number: 20200267352
    Abstract: An intelligent video analysis method and system logically selects only surveillance cameras associated with an event and assigns different ranks to the selected surveillance cameras according to the importance thereof. Thereafter, more video analysis resources are assigned to a surveillance camera of high importance, thereby rapidly and efficiently performing video analysis.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 4, 2020
    Publication date: August 20, 2020
    Applicant: HANWHA TECHWIN CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Muneswar Rao GALI, Durga Prasad JUJJURU, Seungho JUNG
  • Patent number: 10742440
    Abstract: A device and a method for controlling a device using a real-time image are provided. The method includes: receiving an image captured by an image capturing device connected to a network to display the image in real-time; searching for the device that is connected to the network and is controllable; designating, within the image, a setting zone corresponding to the device; receiving a user input; and controlling the device selected according to the user input. A location of the setting zone within the image may be updated according to a change in the image. The user may receive immediate visual feedback on how the devices are being controlled. The user may control a device displayed on the screen on which the real-time indoor image is displayed without having to navigate through different sub-menus for different devices.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 31, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 11, 2020
    Assignee: HANWHA TECHWIN CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Ho Jung Lee, Mi Ran Cho, Yeon Woo Kim
  • Patent number: 10740882
    Abstract: An image correction apparatus includes a second memory configured to store at least a part of an input image; a first memory configured to selectively read a first image block from the second memory and store the selectively read first image block in the first memory; a controller configured to control the first image block to be selectively read from the second memory and to be stored in the first memory based on a predetermined output image generation rule which is determined based on a type of an input image stored in the second memory, wherein the controller is further configured to determine whether the first image block corresponding to a second image block is stored in the first memory based on the predetermined output image generation rule, and when the first image block is not stored in the first memory, read the first image block from the second memory and store the first image block in the first memory, and generate an output image based on the first image block stored in the first memory.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 2, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 11, 2020
    Assignee: HANWHA TECHWIN CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Kwan Hoo Kim
  • Patent number: 10736043
    Abstract: A surveillance system includes: a communication module receiving battery information from a plurality of network cameras; and a processor calculating a plurality of remaining battery lives based on the battery information, wherein if a remaining battery life obtained from first battery information received from a first network camera is equal to or shorter than a preset reference remaining life, the processor selects a second network camera from among the plurality of network cameras so as to exchange a battery of the second network camera with a battery of the first network camera.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 5, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 4, 2020
    Assignee: HANWHA TECHWIN CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Joon Sung Lee, Min Suk Sung
  • Patent number: 10733774
    Abstract: An apparatus for displaying a heat map on a perspective drawing includes an object detector configured to detect an object via at least one camera, a horizontal distance calculator configured to calculate a horizontal distance between the detected object and the at least one camera, an object display configured to display the detected object on the perspective drawing based on the calculated horizontal distance, and a heat-map display configured to display the heat map according to a trace density of the object displayed on the perspective drawing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 2, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 4, 2020
    Assignee: HANWHA TECHWIN CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Soon Min Bae, Yeon Geol Ryu
  • Publication number: 20200241396
    Abstract: A camera apparatus includes: a main body, on which a camera is mounted, wherein the camera is operated according to a signal applied from the outside, is configured to change a surveillance area by rotating in vertical and horizontal directions, and capture an image of the surveillance area; an attachment coupled to the main body, and configured to connect an external device to the main body; and a hanger in which a hole is formed, the hanger being connected to the main body for coupling the main body with the external device and decoupling the main body from the external device, wherein the attachment shares a center with the main body and is positioned at a center of the main body, and wherein the hanger is apart from the center of the main body by a certain distance and is connected to a side surface of the main body.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 23, 2020
    Publication date: July 30, 2020
    Applicant: HANWHA TECHWIN CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Mun Jun PARK, Ji Seok KIM
  • Publication number: 20200236340
    Abstract: Provided are an image sensor module, an image processing module, and an imaging device including the two modules. The image sensor module includes: a plurality of image sensors: a frame in which the image sensors are mounted to have different imaging angles; and at least one memory configured to store calibration information reflecting distance information generated from images obtained by the image sensors, respectively.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 17, 2020
    Publication date: July 23, 2020
    Applicant: HANWHA TECHWIN CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jong Hyeok LEE, Jong Kyung LEE, Do Won KO, Yong Jun LEE, Joong Gyun JEONG
  • Publication number: 20200226728
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is a method and apparatus for processing a thermal image. The method includes: performing histogram stretching on thermal image data of the thermal image; and adjusting a histogram stretching scale for thermal image data of a next frame using histogram data of the thermal image data on which the histogram stretching is performed. As a result, it is possible to mitigate that an image becomes less recognizable as thermal image data is deteriorated or saturated.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 28, 2019
    Publication date: July 16, 2020
    Applicant: HANWHA TECHWIN CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Seung Jin Han, Geon Hyoung Lee, Byung Joon Song, Han Seok Seo, Bo A Jung, Jin Wook Huh, Ki Rim Lee
  • Patent number: 10708540
    Abstract: A video management system includes: an imaging device configured to generate a first image by capturing a surveillance area at a first resolution; and a video management server configured to store a second image by converting the first image, wherein the imaging device includes: a high-resolution image storage configured to store the first image; a processor configured to convert the first image into the second image having a second resolution that is lower than the first resolution; and to transmit the second image to the video management server, and the video management server includes: a low-resolution image storage configured to store the second image; and a processor configured to generate low-resolution image metadata and an index of the low-resolution image metadata by analyzing the second image.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 27, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 7, 2020
    Assignee: HANWHA TECHWIN CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Han Sang Kim
  • Publication number: 20200195927
    Abstract: An image processing apparatus includes an image processor and an encoder. The image processor enhances an edge of an input image, removes noise from the input image, synthesizes the edge-enhanced image and the noise-removed image, and removes a high frequency from the synthesized image. The encoder pre-encodes a downsized synthesized image, obtains a pre-bit rate of the pre-encoded image, sets a quantization parameter value based on a reference bit rate and the pre-bit rate, and compresses the high-frequency removed image based on the quantization parameter value.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 20, 2020
    Publication date: June 18, 2020
    Applicant: HANWHA TECHWIN CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Ji Hyung RYU, Il Sik YANG
  • Patent number: 10679377
    Abstract: An object detection system includes: a false detection storer to store one or more items of false detection information; an object detector to detect an object from an input image, compare object detection information corresponding to the object with the false detection information, and output a notification corresponding to the object detection information when false detection information corresponding to the object detection information does not exist; and a feedback receiver to receive a user response to the notification and, when a detection error response to the notification is received, store the object detection information corresponding to the notification as false detection information in the false detection storing unit, wherein the object detector does not output the notification when the object corresponding to the false detection information stored in the false detection storer is detected.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 11, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 9, 2020
    Assignee: Hanwha Techwin Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Young Hyun Lee
  • Patent number: 10681312
    Abstract: An intelligent video analysis method and system logically selects only surveillance cameras associated with an event and assigns different ranks to the selected surveillance cameras according to the importance thereof. Thereafter, more video analysis resources are assigned to a surveillance camera of high importance, thereby rapidly and efficiently performing video analysis.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 27, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 9, 2020
    Assignee: HANWHA TECHWIN CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Muneswar Rao Gali, Durga Prasad Jujjuru, Seungho Jung
  • Patent number: 10671877
    Abstract: An image masking method is provided. The method includes: extracting an object from an image; obtaining characteristic information about the extracted object by analyzing the extracted object; determining whether the extracted object is a masking target according to an input setting value or the obtained characteristic information; and performing masking such that the obtained characteristic information is reflected on the extracted object, in response to determining that the extracted object is the masking target among a plurality of objects extracted from the input image, wherein the setting value is set by an input designating at least a partial region in the input image, and wherein in the determining whether the extracted object is the masking target, an object positioned in the at least a partial region is determined as the masking target among the extracted objects.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 4, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 2, 2020
    Assignee: HANWHA TECHWIN CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jin Hyuk Choi, Song Taek Jeong, Jae Cheon Song
  • Patent number: D887473
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 3, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 16, 2020
    Assignee: HANWHA TECHWIN CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Ho Jin Park
  • Patent number: D894991
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 24, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 1, 2020
    Assignee: HANWHA TECHWIN CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Ho Jin Park, Mun Jun Park