US 9,811,536 B2
Categorizing captured images for subsequent search
Cheryl Morris, San Jose, CA (US); and Gabriel M. Silberman, Austin, TX (US)
Assigned to Dell Products L.P., Round Rock, TX (US)
Filed by Dell Software, Inc., Round Rock, TX (US)
Filed on Jan. 27, 2016, as Appl. No. 15/7,919.
Prior Publication US 2017/0212910 A1, Jul. 27, 2017
Int. Cl. G06K 9/00 (2006.01); G06F 17/30 (2006.01); G06K 9/62 (2006.01); G06T 3/40 (2006.01); G06T 7/00 (2017.01)
CPC G06F 17/30256 (2013.01) [G06F 17/3028 (2013.01); G06F 17/30268 (2013.01); G06K 9/6267 (2013.01); G06T 3/40 (2013.01); G06T 7/004 (2013.01)] 20 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A computer-implemented method, comprising:
receiving an image;
determining context data associated with the image;
storing the image and the context data in a local database;
sending the image and the context data to an image analyzer;
receiving, from the image analyzer, extracted data that is determined based on the image and based on a user profile that includes user preferences specifying types of data that are not to be extracted from the image, the extracted data comprising a type of a recognized subject matter included in the image, a tag associated with a recognized subject matter, and an action associated with the recognized subject matter in the image;
reducing a size of the image to create a thumbnail of the image by performing at least one of downsampling the image, cropping the image, or reducing a number of colors in the image;
associating and storing the extracted data with the thumbnail in the local database;
receiving a query;
determining results of the query from the local database; and
displaying the results.