Patent Number: 7,085,402

Title: Method of detecting a specific object in an image signal

Abstract: A method of detecting a specific object in an image signal both efficiently and accurately is disclosed. According to the method, an object is first detected from an image or frame using a general feature of the object and in the following image or frame, the object is detected using an object-dependant feature. Also, when detecting a plurality of objects or portions of the object, a full color range of the specific object is determined, and color range sections of the full color range is used to detect the object.

Inventors: Lee; Jin Soo (Seoul, KR), Kim; Hyeon Jun (Kyonggi-do, KR)

Assignee: LG Electronics Inc.

International Classification: G06K 9/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/01/02018