Patents by Inventor Gengyu Ma

Gengyu Ma 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: 10380796
    Abstract: A system for computer vision is disclosed. The system may comprise a processor and a non-transitory computer-readable storage medium coupled to the processor. The non-transitory computer-readable storage medium may store instructions that, when executed by the processor, cause the system to perform a method. The method may comprise obtaining a first and a second images of at least a portion of an object, extracting a first and a second 2D contours of the portion of the object respectively from the first and second images, matching one or more first points on the first 2D contour with one or more second points on the second 2D contour to obtain a plurality of matched contour points and a plurality of mismatched contour points, and reconstructing a shape of the portion of the object based at least in part on at least a portion of the matched points and at least a portion of the mismatched contour points.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 14, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 13, 2019
    Assignee: uSens, Inc.
    Inventors: Gengyu Ma, Yuan Wang, Yue Fei
  • Patent number: 10372228
    Abstract: A tracking system is disclosed. The system may comprise a processor and a non-transitory computer-readable storage medium coupled to the processor and storing instructions that, when executed by the processor, cause the system to perform a method. The method may comprise training a detection model and an extraction model, capturing one or more images of at least a portion of an object, detecting the portion of the object in each of the one or more images through the trained detection model, tracking the detected portion of the object in real-time, obtaining 2D positions of one or more locations on the tracked portion of the object through the trained extraction model, and obtaining 3D positions of the one or more locations on the tracked portion of the object based at least in part on the obtained 2D positions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 14, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 6, 2019
    Assignee: uSens, Inc.
    Inventors: Wentao Mao, Xu Zhang, Gengyu Ma, Yue Fei
  • Patent number: 10356397
    Abstract: A three-dimensional (3D) display apparatus and method are provided. The 3D display apparatus may include a display screen configured to display each of a plurality of sub-images included in a single frame of a 3D image using a time-division multiplexing (TDM), a polarizer configured to polarize each of the displayed sub-images by changing a polarization direction using the TDM, in synchronization with the display screen, and microlens arrays arranged in a plurality of layers and configured to sequentially refract the polarized sub-images, respectively.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 5, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 16, 2019
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Mingcai Zhou, DongKyung Nam, Jinho Lee, Kang Xue, Weiming Li, Xiying Wang, Zhihua Liu, Gengyu Ma, Haitao Wang, Tao Hong
  • Patent number: 10326972
    Abstract: A method and apparatus of generating a three-dimensional (3D) image are provided. The method of generating a 3D image involves acquiring a plurality of images of a 3D object with a camera, calculating pose information of the plurality of images based on pose data for each of the plurality of images measured by an inertial measurement unit, and generating a 3D image corresponding to the 3D object based on the pose information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 21, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 18, 2019
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yongjie Zhang, Hui Zhang, Fei Duan, Haoxing Wang, Jae-Joon Han, Jung-Bae Kim, Seonmin Rhee, Gengyu Ma
  • Patent number: 10317687
    Abstract: A display device may include a plurality of display panels, and light path adjusters disposed on upper portions of the plurality of the display panels. The light path adjusters include a lens array configured to transfer different beams emitted from the plurality of display panels to each eye of a user, and a joint removal structure disposed on one side of the light path adjusters corresponding to a connecting joint that connects the plurality of display panels. The joint removal structure is configured to refract the beams emitted from the plurality of display panels.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 9, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 11, 2019
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Weiming Li, Kang Xue, Tao Hong, Xiying Wang, Mingcai Zhou, Zhihua Liu, Gengyu Ma, Haitao Wang
  • Patent number: 10165199
    Abstract: An image capturing apparatus and an image capturing method are provided. The image capturing apparatus includes an image capturing unit configured to capture an image; and a controller connected to the image capturing unit, wherein the controller is configured to obtain a background image with depth information, position a three-dimensional (3D) virtual image representing a target object in the background image based on the depth information, and control the image capturing unit to capture the target object based on a difference between the target object viewed from the image capturing apparatus and the 3D virtual image in the background image.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 1, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 25, 2018
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Xu Zhang, Gengyu Ma, Hui Zhang, Ya Lu, Su-jung Bae, Moon-sik Jeong, Hyeon-hee Cha, Minhyo Jung
  • Patent number: 10126562
    Abstract: A method for reducing a moire fringe includes calculating a moire fringe width for each of different angles between a microlens array and pixels of a display screen. The method includes determining, to be a final inclination angle between the microlens array and the pixels of the display screen, one of the different inclination angles that corresponds to a minimum width among the calculated moire fringe widths.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 19, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 13, 2018
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Jinho Lee, Tao Hong, Weiming Li, DongKyung Nam, Kang Xue, Xiying Wang, Zhihua Liu, Gengyu Ma, Haitao Wang, Mingcai Zhou
  • Publication number: 20180285636
    Abstract: A system for hand tracking may comprise a head mounted display wearable by a user and a hand tracking camera module attached to the head mounted display and comprising at least one of a pair of stereo cameras or a depth camera. The hand tracking camera module may be configured to capture images of at least one physical hand of the user. The head mounted display may be configured to render a virtual hand resembling the physical hand in a virtual environment for viewing by the user based at least on the images.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 30, 2018
    Publication date: October 4, 2018
    Inventors: YUE FEI, ANLI HE, WENTAO MAO, GENGYU MA, WENJIE MOU, YU GAO, EUNSEOK PARK
  • Publication number: 20180253196
    Abstract: Provided is an application providing method of an electronic device, the application providing method including: obtaining manipulation information of a user with respect to an application provided by the electronic device; obtaining feeling information of the user; modifying a user interface of the application based on the manipulation information and the feeling information of the user; and providing the application including the modified user interface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 7, 2016
    Publication date: September 6, 2018
    Inventors: Ping HU, Gengyu MA, Jae-hyun KIM, Young-su MOON
  • Patent number: 9953247
    Abstract: A method of determining eye position information includes identifying an eye area in a facial image; verifying a two-dimensional (2D) feature in the eye area; and performing a determination operation including, determining a three-dimensional (3D) target model based on the 2D feature; and determining 3D position information based on the 3D target model.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 28, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 24, 2018
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Mingcai Zhou, Jingu Heo, Tao Hong, Zhihua Liu, DongKyung Nam, Kang Xue, Weiming Li, Xiying Wang, Gengyu Ma, Haitao Wang
  • Patent number: 9948913
    Abstract: An image processing method and apparatus are provided. The image processing method may include determining whether stereoscopic objects that are included in an image pair and that correspond to each other are aligned on the same horizontal line. The method includes determining whether the image pair includes target objects having different geometric features from those of the stereoscopic objects if the stereoscopic objects are not aligned on the same horizontal line. The method includes performing image processing differently for the stereoscopic objects and for the target objects if the image pair includes the target objects.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 9, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 17, 2018
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Weiming Li, Zhihua Liu, Xiying Wang, Yang Ho Cho, Kang Xue, Mingcai Zhou, Tao Hong, Gengyu Ma, Haitao Wang
  • Publication number: 20180046874
    Abstract: A tracking method is disclosed. The method may be implementable by a rotation and translation detection system. The method may comprise obtaining a first and a second images of a physical environment, detecting (i) a first set of markers represented in the first image and (ii) a second set of markers represented in the second image, determining a pair of matching markers comprising a first marker from the first set of markers and a second marker from the second set of markers, the pair of matching markers associated with a physical marker disposed within the physical environment, and obtaining a first three-dimensional (3D) position of the physical marker based at least on the pair of matching markers.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 10, 2017
    Publication date: February 15, 2018
    Inventors: Rongwei GUO, Gengyu MA, Yue FEI
  • Publication number: 20180025540
    Abstract: A system for computer vision is disclosed. The system may comprise a processor and a non-transitory computer-readable storage medium coupled to the processor. The non-transitory computer-readable storage medium may store instructions that, when executed by the processor, cause the system to perform a method. The method may comprise obtaining a first and a second images of at least a portion of an object, extracting a first and a second 2D contours of the portion of the object respectively from the first and second images, matching one or more first points on the first 2D contour with one or more second points on the second 2D contour to obtain a plurality of matched contour points and a plurality of mismatched contour points, and reconstructing a shape of the portion of the object based at least in part on at least a portion of the matched points and at least a portion of the mismatched contour points.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 14, 2017
    Publication date: January 25, 2018
    Inventors: Gengyu MA, Yuan WANG, Yue FEI
  • Publication number: 20180024641
    Abstract: A tracking system is disclosed. The system may comprise a processor and a non-transitory computer-readable storage medium coupled to the processor and storing instructions that, when executed by the processor, cause the system to perform a method. The method may comprise training a detection model and an extraction model, capturing one or more images of at least a portion of an object, detecting the portion of the object in each of the one or more images through the trained detection model, tracking the detected portion of the object in real-time, obtaining 2D positions of one or more locations on the tracked portion of the object through the trained extraction model, and obtaining 3D positions of the one or more locations on the tracked portion of the object based at least in part on the obtained 2D positions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 14, 2017
    Publication date: January 25, 2018
    Inventors: Wentao MAO, Xu ZHANG, Gengyu MA, Yue FEI
  • Publication number: 20170061696
    Abstract: A virtual reality display apparatus and display method thereof are provided. The display method includes displaying a virtual reality image; acquiring object information regarding a real-world object based on a binocular view of the user; and displaying the acquired object information together with the virtual reality image.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 31, 2016
    Publication date: March 2, 2017
    Applicant: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Weiming LI, Do-wan KIM, Jae-yun JEONG, Yong-gyoo KIM, Gengyu MA
  • Publication number: 20170064214
    Abstract: An image capturing apparatus and an image capturing method are provided. The image capturing apparatus includes an image capturing unit configured to capture an image; and a controller connected to the image capturing unit, wherein the controller is configured to obtain a background image with depth information, position a three-dimensional (3D) virtual image representing a target object in the background image based on the depth information, and control the image capturing unit to capture the target object based on a difference between the target object viewed from the image capturing apparatus and the 3D virtual image in the background image.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 1, 2016
    Publication date: March 2, 2017
    Applicant: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Xu ZHANG, Gengyu MA, Hui ZHANG, Ya LU, Su-jung BAE, Moon-sik JEONG, Hyeon-hee CHA, Minhyo JUNG
  • Publication number: 20160241843
    Abstract: A three-dimensional (3D) display apparatus and method are provided. The 3D display apparatus may include a display screen configured to display each of a plurality of sub-images included in a single frame of a 3D image using a time-division multiplexing (TDM), a polarizer configured to polarize each of the displayed sub-images by changing a polarization direction using the TDM, in synchronization with the display screen, and microlens arrays arranged in a plurality of layers and configured to sequentially refract the polarized sub-images, respectively.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 5, 2016
    Publication date: August 18, 2016
    Inventors: Mingcai ZHOU, DongKyung NAM, Jinho LEE, Kang XUE, Weiming LI, Xiying WANG, Zhihua LIU, Gengyu MA, Haitao WANG, Tao HONG
  • Publication number: 20160234480
    Abstract: A method for reducing a moire fringe includes calculating a moire fringe width for each of different angles between a microlens array and pixels of a display screen. The method includes determining, to be a final inclination angle between the microlens array and the pixels of the display screen, one of the different inclination angles that corresponds to a minimum width among the calculated moire fringe widths.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 19, 2016
    Publication date: August 11, 2016
    Inventors: Jinho LEE, Tao HONG, Weiming LI, DongKyung NAM, Kang XUE, Xiying WANG, Zhihua LIU, Gengyu MA, Haitao WANG, Mingcai ZHOU
  • Publication number: 20160225154
    Abstract: A method of determining eye position information includes identifying an eye area in a facial image; verifying a two-dimensional (2D) feature in the eye area; and performing a determination operation including, determining a three-dimensional (3D) target model based on the 2D feature; and determining 3D position information based on the 3D target model.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 28, 2016
    Publication date: August 4, 2016
    Inventors: Mingcai ZHOU, Jingu HEO, Tao HONG, Zhihua LIU, DongKyung NAM, Kang XUE, Weiming LI, Xiying WANG, Gengyu MA, Haitao WANG
  • Publication number: 20160189380
    Abstract: An image processing method and apparatus are provided. The image processing method may include determining whether stereoscopic objects that are included in an image pair and that correspond to each other are aligned on the same horizontal line. The method includes determining whether the image pair includes target objects having different geometric features from those of the stereoscopic objects if the stereoscopic objects are not aligned on the same horizontal line. The method includes performing image processing differently for the stereoscopic objects and for the target objects if the image pair includes the target objects.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 9, 2015
    Publication date: June 30, 2016
    Inventors: Weiming LI, Zhihua LIU, Xiying WANG, Yang Ho CHO, Kang XUE, Mingcai ZHOU, Tao HONG, Gengyu MA, Haitao WANG