US Patent No. 9,060,114

IMAGE PROCESSING DEVICE AND IMAGE PROCESSING METHOD FOR EXECUTING IMAGE PROCESSING TO DETECT OBJECT IN IMAGE


Patent No. 9,060,114
Issue Date June 16, 2015
Title Image Processing Device And Image Processing Method For Executing Image Processing To Detect Object In Image
Inventorship Shouta Takizawa, Yamanashi (JP)
Assignee FANUC CORPORATION, Yamanashi (JP)

Claim of US Patent No. 9,060,114

1. An image processing device executing image processing in order to detect an object in an image imaged by an imaging device,
comprising:
an imaging command unit for commanding the imaging device to image the object;
an image acquisition unit for acquiring a first image imaged by the imaging device in accordance with a command of the imaging
command unit;

an image production unit for producing a second image where any of shade values is set with respect to each pixel so as to
have a brightness distribution opposite to a brightness distribution of the first image, based on the first image;

a projection command unit for commanding a projection device to project the second image on the object; and
an object information acquisition unit for acquiring information on the object based on a third image acquired by the image
acquisition unit by imaging the object projected with the second image using the imaging device in accordance with a command
of the imaging command unit.