Patents by Inventor Azhar Khan

Azhar Khan has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Patent number: 9678989
    Abstract: An index is provided that holds information about each image content item in a collection of items, For each image content item, a first information item identifying the image content item and its location on a network, and at least one of (i) a second information item identifying a signature value of an object in the image content, or (ii) identification of a recognized object in the image content.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 10, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 13, 2017
    Assignee: Google Inc.
    Inventors: Salih Burak Gokturk, Munjal Shah, Azhar Khan
  • Patent number: 9430719
    Abstract: An embodiment provides for enabling retrieval of a collection of captured images that form at least a portion of a library of images. For each image in the collection, a captured image may be analyzed to recognize information from image data contained in the captured image, and an index may be generated, where the index data is based on the recognized information. Using the index, functionality such as search and retrieval is enabled. Various recognition techniques, including those that use the face, clothing, apparel, and combinations of characteristics may be utilized. Recognition may be performed on, among other things, persons and text carried on objects.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 16, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 30, 2016
    Assignee: Google Inc.
    Inventors: Salih Burak Gokturk, Dragomir Anguelov, Vincent O. Vanhoucke, Kuang-chih Lee, Diem Thanh Vu, Danny Yang, Munjal Shah, Azhar Khan
  • Publication number: 20160125270
    Abstract: An embodiment provides for enabling retrieval of a collection of captured images that form at least a portion of a library of images. For each image in the collection, a captured image may be analyzed to recognize information from image data contained in the captured image, and an index may be generated, where the index data is based on the recognized information. Using the index, functionality such as search and retrieval is enabled. Various recognition techniques, including those that use the face, clothing, apparel, and combinations of characteristics may be utilized. Recognition may be performed on, among other things, persons and text carried on objects.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 16, 2015
    Publication date: May 5, 2016
    Inventors: Salih Burak Gokturk, Dragomir Anguelov, Vincent O. Vanhoucke, Kuang-chih Lee, Diem Thanh Vu, Danny Yang, Munjal Shah, Azhar Khan
  • Patent number: 9171013
    Abstract: An embodiment provides for enabling retrieval of a collection of captured images that form at least a portion of a library of images. For each image in the collection, a captured image may be analyzed to recognize information from image data contained in the captured image, and an index may be generated, where the index data is based on the recognized information. Using the index, functionality such as search and retrieval is enabled. Various recognition techniques, including those that use the face, clothing, apparel, and combinations of characteristics may be utilized. Recognition may be performed on, among other things, persons and text carried on objects.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 13, 2014
    Date of Patent: October 27, 2015
    Assignee: Google Inc.
    Inventors: Salih Burak Gokturk, Dragomir Anguelov, Vincent Vanhoucke, Kuang-chih Lee, Diem Vu, Danny Yang, Munjal Shah, Azhar Khan
  • Publication number: 20150213062
    Abstract: An index is provided that holds information about each image content item in a collection of items, For each image content item, a first information item identifying the image content item and its location on a network, and at least one of (i) a second information item identifying a signature value of an object in the image content, or (ii) identification of a recognized object in the image content.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 10, 2015
    Publication date: July 30, 2015
    Inventors: Salih Burak Gokturk, Munjal Shah, Azhar Khan
  • Patent number: 9082162
    Abstract: A system includes an image analysis module that is configured to programmatically analyze individual images in a collection of images in order to determine information about each image in the collection. The system may also include a manual interface that is configured to (i) interface with one or more human editors, and (ii) displays a plurality of panels concurrently. Individual panels may be provided for one or more analyzed images, and individual panels may be configured to display information that is at least indicative of the one or more images of that panel and/or of the information determined from the one or more images.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 14, 2012
    Date of Patent: July 14, 2015
    Assignee: Google Inc.
    Inventors: Salih Burak Gokturk, Baris Sumengen, Diem Vu, Navneet Dalal, Danny Yang, Xiaofan Lin, Azhar Khan, Munjal Shah, Dragomir Anguelov, Lorenzo Torresani, Vincent Vanhoucke
  • Patent number: 9008435
    Abstract: Embodiments enable searching of portions of objects in images, including programmatically analyzing each image in a collection in order to determine image data that, for individual images in the collection, represents one or more visual characteristics of a portion of an object shown in that image. A user is enabled to specify one or more search criteria that includes image data, and a search result may be determined based on one or more images in the collection that show a corresponding object that has a portion that satisfies a threshold. The threshold is defined at least in part by the one or more search criteria.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 14, 2012
    Date of Patent: April 14, 2015
    Assignee: Google Inc.
    Inventors: Salih Burak Gokturk, Baris Sumengen, Diem Vu, Navneet Dalal, Danny Yang, Xiaofan Lin, Azhar Khan, Munjal Shah, Dragomir Anguelov, Lorenzo Torresani, Vincent Vanhoucke
  • Patent number: 9008465
    Abstract: An index is provided that holds information about each image content item in a collection of items, For each image content item, a first information item identifying the image content item and its location on a network, and at least one of (i) a second information item identifying a signature value of an object in the image content, or (ii) identification of a recognized object in the image content.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 14, 2012
    Date of Patent: April 14, 2015
    Assignee: Google Inc.
    Inventors: Salih Burak Gokturk, Munjal Shah, Azhar Khan
  • Publication number: 20140369626
    Abstract: An embodiment provides for enabling retrieval of a collection of captured images that form at least a portion of a library of images. For each image in the collection, a captured image may be analyzed to recognize information from image data contained in the captured image, and an index may be generated, where the index data is based on the recognized information. Using the index, functionality such as search and retrieval is enabled. Various recognition techniques, including those that use the face, clothing, apparel, and combinations of characteristics may be utilized. Recognition may be performed on, among other things, persons and text carried on objects.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 13, 2014
    Publication date: December 18, 2014
    Inventors: Salih Burak Gokturk, Dragomir Anguelov, Vincent Vanhoucke, Kuang-chih Lee, Diem Vu, Danny Yang, Munjal Shah, Azhar Khan
  • Patent number: 8897505
    Abstract: An embodiment provides for enabling retrieval of a collection of captured images that form at least a portion of a library of images. For each image in the collection, a captured image may be analyzed to recognize information from image data contained in the captured image, and an index may be generated, where the index data is based on the recognized information. Using the index, functionality such as search and retrieval is enabled. Various recognition techniques, including those that use the face, clothing, apparel, and combinations of characteristics may be utilized. Recognition may be performed on, among other things, persons and text carried on objects.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 13, 2012
    Date of Patent: November 25, 2014
    Assignee: Google Inc.
    Inventors: Salih Burak Gokturk, Dragomir Anguelov, Vincent Vanhoucke, Kuang-Chih Lee, Diem Vu, Danny Yang, Munjal Shah, Azhar Khan
  • Patent number: 8732025
    Abstract: Images are analyzed by programmatic mechanisms for assessing one or more remote web pages to retrieve content on display at remote web pages. The retrieved images may be analyzed to determine information about an object shown in a corresponding images of the content on display. At least a portion of the object shown in the corresponding image of the content on display may be made selectable and associated with the determined information. This determined information may subsequently be used, in for example, search applications.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 13, 2007
    Date of Patent: May 20, 2014
    Assignee: Google Inc.
    Inventors: Salih Burak Gokturk, Dan Chiao, Jacquie Phillips, Mark Moran, Vincent Vanhoucke, Azhar Khan, Xiaofan Lin, Munjal Shah, Andrew Miller, Navneet Dalal, Diem Vu
  • Patent number: 8732030
    Abstract: Embodiments described herein provide a system and method for providing merchandise items at a network site. According to an embodiment, an image of a merchandise item is obtained. The image is programmatically analyzed to determine information about the merchandise item. The information is used to generate a presentation that includes the merchandise item.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 16, 2012
    Date of Patent: May 20, 2014
    Assignee: Google Inc.
    Inventors: Salih Burak Gokturk, Baris Sumengen, Diem Vu, Navneet Dalal, Danny Yang, Xiaofan Lin, Azhar Khan, Munjal Shah, Dragomir Anguelov, Lorenzo Torresani, Vincent Vanhoucke
  • Patent number: 8712862
    Abstract: Images are analyzed by programmatic mechanisms for accessing one or more remote web pages to retrieve content on display at the remote web pages. The retrieved images may be analyzed to determine information about an object shown in a corresponding image of the content on display. At least a portion of the object shown in the corresponding image of the content on display may be made selectable and associated with the determined information. This determined information may subsequently be used, in for example, search applications.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 14, 2012
    Date of Patent: April 29, 2014
    Assignee: Google Inc.
    Inventors: Salih Burak Gokturk, Dan Chiao, Jacquie Phillips, Mark Moran, Vincent Vanhoucke, Azhar Khan, Xiaofan Lin, Munjal Shah, Andrew Miller, Navneet Dalal, Diem Vu
  • Patent number: 8649572
    Abstract: An embodiment provides for enabling retrieval of a collection of captured images that form at least a portion of a library of images. For each image in the collection, a captured image may be analyzed to recognize information from image data contained in the captured image, and an index may be generated, where the index data is based on the recognized information. Using the index, functionality such as search and retrieval is enabled. Various recognition techniques, including those that use the face, clothing, apparel, and combinations of characteristics may be utilized. Recognition may be performed on, among other things, persons and text carried on objects.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 27, 2009
    Date of Patent: February 11, 2014
    Assignee: Google Inc.
    Inventors: Salih Burak Gokturk, Dragomir Anguelov, Vincent Vanhoucke, Kuang-Chih Lee, Diem Vu, Danny Yang, Munjal Shah, Azhar Khan
  • Patent number: 8630513
    Abstract: An embodiment provides for enabling retrieval of a collection of captured images that form at least a portion of a library of images. For each image in the collection, a captured image may be analyzed to recognize information from image data contained in the captured image, and an index may be generated, where the index data is based on the recognized information. Using the index, functionality such as search and retrieval is enabled. Various recognition techniques, including those that use the face, clothing, apparel, and combinations of characteristics may be utilized. Recognition may be performed on, among other things, persons and text carried on objects.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 10, 2012
    Date of Patent: January 14, 2014
    Assignee: Google Inc.
    Inventors: Salih Burak Gokturk, Dragomir Anguelov, Vincent Vanhoucke, Kuang-Chih Lee, Diem Vu, Danny Yang, Munjal Shah, Azhar Khan
  • Publication number: 20130132236
    Abstract: Images are analyzed by programmatic mechanisms for accessing one or more remote web pages to retrieve content on display at the remote web pages. The retrieved images may be analyzed to determine information about an object shown in a corresponding image of the content on display. At least a portion of the object shown in the corresponding image of the content on display may be made selectable and associated with the determined information. This determined information may subsequently be used, in for example, search applications.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 14, 2012
    Publication date: May 23, 2013
    Inventors: Salih Burak Gokturk, Dan Chiao, Jacquie Phillips, Mark Moran, Vincent Vanhoucke, Azhar Khan, Xiaofan Lin, Munjal Shah, Andrew Miller, Navneet Dalal, Diem Vu
  • Publication number: 20130129228
    Abstract: An index is provided that holds information about each image content item in a collection of items, For each image content item, a first information item identifying the image content item and its location on a network, and at least one of (i) a second information item identifying a signature value of an object in the image content, or (ii) identification of a recognized object in the image content.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 14, 2012
    Publication date: May 23, 2013
    Inventors: Salih Burak Gokturk, Munjal Shah, Azhar Khan
  • Publication number: 20130127893
    Abstract: A system includes an image analysis module that is configured to programmatically analyze individual images in a collection of images in order to determine information about each image in the collection. The system may also include a manual interface that is configured to (i) interface with one or more human editors, and (ii) displays a plurality of panels concurrently. Individual panels may be provided for one or more analyzed images, and individual panels may be configured to display information that is at least indicative of the one or more images of that panel and/or of the information determined from the one or more images.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 14, 2012
    Publication date: May 23, 2013
    Inventors: Salih Burak Gokturk, Baris Sumengen, Diem Vu, Navneet Dalal, Danny Yang, Xiaofan Lin, Azhar Khan, Munjal Shah, Dragomir Anguelov, Lorenzo Torresani, Vincent Vanhoucke
  • Publication number: 20130121589
    Abstract: An embodiment provides for enabling retrieval of a collection of captured images that form at least a portion of a library of images. For each image in the collection, a captured image may be analyzed to recognize information from image data contained in the captured image, and an index may be generated, where the index data is based on the recognized information. Using the index, functionality such as search and retrieval is enabled. Various recognition techniques, including those that use the face, clothing, apparel, and combinations of characteristics may be utilized. Recognition may be performed on, among other things, persons and text carried on objects.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 13, 2012
    Publication date: May 16, 2013
    Inventors: Salih Burak Gokturk, Dragomir Anguelov, Vincent Vanhoucke, Kuang-Chih Lee, Diem Vu, Danny Yang, Munjal Shah, Azhar Khan
  • Publication number: 20130121571
    Abstract: Embodiments enable searching of portions of objects in images, including programmatically analyzing each image in a collection in order to determine image data that, for individual images in the collection, represents one or more visual characteristics of a portion of an object shown in that image. A user is enabled to specify one or more search criteria that includes image data, and a search result may be determined based on one or more images in the collection that show a corresponding object that has a portion that satisfies a threshold. The threshold is defined at least in part by the one or more search criteria.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 14, 2012
    Publication date: May 16, 2013
    Inventors: Salih Burak Gokturk, Baris Sumengen, Diem Vu, Navneet Dalal, Danny Yang, Xiaofan Lin, Azhar Khan, Munjal Shah, Dragomir Anguelov, Lorenzo Torresani, Vincent Vanhoucke