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A Method and System for Configuring Image Filtering on a Camera Device

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000244798D
Publication Date: 2016-Jan-15
Document File: 2 page(s) / 32K

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Abstract

A method and system is disclosed for configuring an image filtering criteria on a camera device to prevent capturing of inappropriate images on the camera device. The method and system includes an image analytics module to assess the images captured by a user on the camera device and if the images captured are inappropriate, the method and system discards the images without storing the images on the camera device.

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A Method and System for Configuring Image Filtering on a Camera Device

Disclosed is a method and system for configuring an image filtering criteria on a camera device to prevent capturing of inappropriate images on the camera device. Here, the inappropriate images can be, but not limited to, images of text or diagram, copies of documents, explicit images and the like. The image filtering criteria on the camera device is used to filter the inappropriate images captured by the camera device. Further, the image filtering criteria can be predetermined by the user or automatically set based on the user's age.

In an embodiment, the method and system is installed on the camera device that is passphrase protected and has a root control from operating system, camera, storage and networking of the camera device.

Further, the method and system includes an image analytics module to assess the images captured by the user and determines whether the images are appropriate or inappropriate. If the images are found to be appropriate, the images are stored on the camera device. However, if the images are found to be inappropriate, the method and system discards the images without storing the images on the camera device.

In a scenario, when an image is captured by the user, the method and system scans the image and assesses the image with the predetermined image filtering criteria. If the image is deemed to be containing inappropriate content, then the image is prevented from being stored on the camera device.

Further, the method and system filters the inappr...