Patent Number: 8,879,859

Title: Animated image code, apparatus for generating/decoding animated image code, and method thereof

Abstract: An apparatus for generating/decoding an animated image code, and a method thereof. The animated image code frame includes an image code frame which is divided into code cells expressing minimum unit data, and in which the minimum unit data is expressed in an area located inside the code cells and is formed by combining one or more color, gradation, and patterns; and a design layer which is formed by combining color or gradation used in the image code frame and color or gradation distinguishable on the basis of a threshold value, and which is displayed by overlapping the frame image. By utilizing changes in respective animated frames, an animated image code can be generated and decoded in which motion can be expressed by using a display medium.

Inventors: Cheong; Cheol Ho (Seoul, KR), Lee; Sang Yong (Seoul, KR)

Assignee: Colorzip Media, Inc.

International Classification: G06K 9/36 (20060101); G06K 9/46 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2019-11-04 0:00:00