20Feb

3D reconstruction of the heart

By R. A. / 20/02/2017 / RSIP Vision Learns / No Comments

Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of mortality worldwide, accounting for 30% of all deaths and about 17 million premature deaths annually.  However, these figures are decreasing due to increased awareness, healthier lifestyle and cardiac examinations which can prevent deterioration and ...

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19Feb

Defect Detection in Ceramics

By R. A. / 19/02/2017 / RSIP Vision Learns / No Comments

Quality control in the ceramic industry has lately started to reap the benefits of automation. However, quality control is still performed manually in many factories around the world, as a subset of the production batch is inspected by trained personnel for various visual defects such as cracks, ...

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15Feb

Grading and sorting

By R. A. / 15/02/2017 / RSIP Vision Learns / No Comments

Agricultural products are graded based on their dimensions and quality. This grade is used to sort them and assign them to different sales channels. Each item may yield better income based when properly allocated according to its exact characteristics. Usually, higher grade and bigger agricultura...

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12Feb

Retinal images enhancement

By R. A. / 12/02/2017 / RSIP Vision Learns / No Comments

Image enhancement of retinal structures has the potential to facilitate diagnosis of several eye diseases. Retinal disease diagnosis and monitoring often requires very delicate analysis that can be only accomplished with appropriate resources, which include Fundus camera or OCT device with high r...

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5Feb

OCR Check Scanner

By R. A. / 05/02/2017 / RSIP Vision Learns / No Comments

Digitalization of money transfer is a must in the current state of banking operations. Clients have various ways to perform transactions, such as credit, wiring money, and so forth. However, the banking systems and many businesses accepts checks as a formal means of money transfer. Checks still a...

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2Feb

Pattern Recognition for Lens Markings Detection

By R. A. / 02/02/2017 / RSIP Vision Learns / No Comments

Lens marking refers to the placement of temporary and/or permanent marking, semi-visible laser engraving for the use of lens identification and trademarks, and accurate placement of guiding lines along which lenses are cut. In the process of lens manufacturing, accurate placement and localization...

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26Jan

Visual Inspection of Semiconductors

By R. A. / 26/01/2017 / RSIP Vision Learns / No Comments

Imprinting information on a silicon wafer is a complex multi-process task. In the wafer fabrication process, nanoimprinting process miniature patterns a coined on the wafer body using a variety of techniques (such as UV and thermal imprints). Defects can occur during the imprinting process, stemm...

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25Jan

OCR Software for Low Contrast Images

By R. A. / 25/01/2017 / RSIP Vision Learns / No Comments

Vision technologies harnessed to Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) enable detection of vehicles on the road according to their number plate, transmitting traffic flow analysis in real time and tracking individual cars. Automatic identification of cars based on their number plate serves pur...

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22Jan

Meibomian gland dysfunction detection

By R. A. / 22/01/2017 / RSIP Vision Learns / No Comments

Meibomian gland dysfunction is often seen as an early stage of dry eye syndrome. Indeed, Meibomian glands play a significant role in tears production by contributing lipids to the superficial tear film. Pathologies which occur in meibomian glands limit the secretion of oil, causing poor lubricati...

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17Jan

Glaucoma Detection

By R. A. / 17/01/2017 / RSIP Vision Learns / No Comments

Glaucoma is the second cause of blindness in the world, with over 60 million people suffering from the disease. This figure is steadily growing and most people suffering from glaucoma, even in developed countries, are not aware of their condition. Older people are at a higher risk, but glaucoma c...

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15Jan

Retinal Detachment Detection

By R. A. / 15/01/2017 / RSIP Vision Learns / No Comments

Retinal detachment occurs when part of the retina detaches itself from the pigmented cell layer of the RPE, depriving itself of blood and nutrition: this condition causes blur and loss of vision. There are 2 types of detachment: either it is caused by fluids, which might be of lacrimal origins, g...

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12Jan

Density Measurement of Damaged Cartilage

By R. A. / 12/01/2017 / RSIP Vision Learns / No Comments

Knee cartilage acts as a shock absorber, useful to absorb and damp shock impulses between the thigh (femur) and the shin (tibia) bones. The cartilage layer is a flexible tissue, which serves to ease the pressure put on the knee joint caused by mere walking and the weight of the body it has to car...

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11Jan

Coronary CT Angiography software

By R. A. / 11/01/2017 / RSIP Vision Learns / No Comments

Coronary artery pathologies are a leading cause of heart failure and death in the western world. Narrowing and hardening of the vessels carrying oxygen-rich blood to the heart, due to the accumulation of plaque on the vascular walls, is a major source of atherosclerosis, a major cardiovascular di...

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8Jan

Automated diagnostic reading of HIV

By R. A. / 08/01/2017 / RSIP Vision Learns / No Comments

Human Immunodeficiency Virus is a double-strand RNA retrovirus, which translates into a DNA by reverse transcription in the cell cytoplasm and later integrated into the genome within the nucleus. The integrated viral DNA harbors genes which remains at most dormant until an initiation of the immun...

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3Jan

Lung Segmentation Software

By R. A. / 03/01/2017 / RSIP Vision Learns / No Comments

The lower respiratory tract in humans includes the lungs along with their pulmonary vasculature. High degree of capillary and pulmonary branching in the respiratory system provides humans with a surface area of about 70 squared meters, in which an exchange of oxygen and CO2 are continuously being...

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2Jan

Retinal inner layers segmentation

By R. A. / 02/01/2017 / RSIP Vision Learns / No Comments

OCT is the only method that can perform noninvasive imaging with non-ionizing radiation and offering relatively good resolution. That is why it has become a standard in clinical ophthalmology. Segmentation of anatomical and pathological structures in ophthalmic images is crucial for the diagnosis...

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15Dec

Statistical pattern discovery in big data

By R. A. / 15/12/2016 / RSIP Vision Learns / No Comments

The explosion of data collection techniques and resources is a known phenomenon of the current day and age. Human analysis of such large datasets is largely infeasible and the vast amount of information can only be dealt systematically and efficiently by algorithmic means. The so called ‘big data...

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14Dec

Diabetic retinopathy screening and microaneurysm detection

By R. A. / 14/12/2016 / RSIP Vision Learns / No Comments

Diabetic Retinopathy (DR) is a leading cause of blindness, especially among adults and even more among the elderly segments of the population. It is associated with type 1 and type 2 diabetes. It occurs when high glucose levels in the blood damage blood vessels in the retinal area, leading to sma...

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13Dec

Retinal images taken with mobile cameras

By R. A. / 13/12/2016 / RSIP Vision Learns / No Comments

Portable cameras able to help ophthalmologists have been a desired solution for a long time. Among the reasons for the need of an additional device to support the eye physician, on top of available fixed devices, is the fact that sometimes patients who need the visit of  a doctor live in remote a...

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28Nov

Geographic Atrophy Segmentation Using SD-OCT

By R. A. / 28/11/2016 / RSIP Vision Learns / No Comments

In a previous article, we talked about Geographic Atrophy segmentation in 2D images. This article focuses on how OCT images shed light on the development of Geographic Atrophy (GA) pathology. This spectral-domain optical coherence tomography (SD-OCT) modality with its 3D information enables a bet...

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