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1. WO2018069827 - A METHOD OF IDENTIFYING LIGHT SOURCES, CORRESPONDING SYSTEM AND COMPUTER PROGRAM PRODUCT


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INTERNATIONAL SEARCH REPORT (ISR)
Part 1:  1  2  3  4  5  6          Part 2:  A  B  C  D  E 
International application No. Applicant's or agent's file reference
PCT/IB2017/056246 BWO19675-LB
International filing date (day/month/year) (Earliest) Priority Date (day/month/year)
10 October 2017 13 October 2016
Applicant
OSRAM GMBH
FOR FURTHER ACTION: See Form PCT/ISA/220 as well as, where applicable, item 5 below.
This international search report has been prepared by this International Searching Authority and is transmitted to the applicant according to Article 18. A copy is being transmitted to the International Bureau.
It is also accompanied by a copy of each prior art document cited in this report.
1. Basis of the report
a. With regard to the language, the international search was carried out on the basis of:
the international application in the language in which it was filed.
a translation of the international application into                                          which is the language of a translation furnished for the purposes of international search (Rules 12.3(a) and 23.1(b)).
b.
This international search report has been established taking into account the rectification of an obvious mistake authorized by or notified to this Authority under Rule 91 (Rule 43.6bis(a)).
c.
With regard to any nucleotide and/or amino acid sequence disclosed in the international application, the international search was carried out on the basis of a sequence listing:
2. Certain claims were found unsearchable
3. Unity of invention is lacking
4. Title of the invention
The text is approved as submitted by the applicant.
The text has been established by this Authority to read as follows:
5. Abstract
The text is approved as submitted by the applicant.
The text has been established, according to Rule 38.2, by this Authority as it appears in Box No. IV. The applicant may, within one month from the date of mailing of this international search report, submit comments to this Authority.
6. Drawings
a.
The figure of the drawings to be published with the abstract is Figure No.     1    
as suggested by the applicant.
as selected by this Authority, because the applicant failed to suggest a figure.
as selected by this Authority, because this figure better characterizes the invention.
b.
none of the figures is to be published with the abstract.

A. CLASSIFICATION OF SUBJECT MATTER

     H05B 37/02 (2006.01)i; G06K 9/46 (2006.01)i; G06T 15/50 (2011.01)i; G06T 7/70 (2017.01)i
According to International Patent Classification (IPC) or to both national classification and IPC

B. FIELDS SEARCHED

Minimum documentation searched (classification system followed by classification symbols):
     H05B; G06K; G06T
Documentation searched other than minimum documentation to the extent that such documents are included in the fields searched:
Electronic data base consulted during the international search (name of data base and, where practicable, search terms used):
EPO-Internal, WPI Data

C. DOCUMENTS CONSIDERED TO BE RELEVANT

Category* Citation of document, with indication, where appropriate, of the relevant passages Relevant to claim No.
(1)
X
US 2012286670 A1 (VAN HERK ROBERT [NL] ET AL) 15 November 2012 (2012-11-15)
1-4,9,10
the whole document
(2)
Y
NATALIA NEVEROVA ET AL, "Lighting Estimation in Indoor Environments from Low-Quality Images", 07 October 2012 (2012-10-07), COMPUTER VISION ECCV 2012. WORKSHOPS AND DEMONSTRATIONS, SPRINGER BERLIN HEIDELBERG, BERLIN, HEIDELBERG, PAGE(S) 380 - 389,
XP047033465
ISBN: 9783642338670
5-8
cited in the application
the whole document
(3)
Y
GABRIELLA CASALINO ET AL, "Sequential dimensionality reduction for extracting localized features", PATTERN RECOGNITION.,Vol. 63, 19 September 2016 (2016-09-19), page 15-29,
XP055386368
5-8
cited in the application
the whole document
(4)
X
US 2015076992 A1 (WALMA KENNETH DALE [US]) 19 March 2015 (2015-03-19)
1-4,9,10
paragraphs [0024] - [0056]; claims 1,6; figures 1-3
(5)
X
US 2015146931 A1 (MARICIC DANIJEL [US] ET AL) 28 May 2015 (2015-05-28)
1-4,9,10
paragraphs [0016] - [0033]; figures 1-2
(6)
X
GB 2418482 A (HOWELL WAYNE [GB]) 29 March 2006 (2006-03-29)
1-4,9
the whole document
*
Special categories of cited documents:
"A"
document defining the general state of the art which is not considered to be of particular relevance
"D"
document cited by the applicant in the international application
"E"
earlier application or patent but published on or after the international filing date
"L"
document which may throw doubts on priority claim(s) or which is cited to establish the publication date of another citation or other special reason (as specified)
"O"
document referring to an oral disclosure, use, exhibition or other means
"P"
document published prior to the international filing date but later than the priority date claimed
"T"
later document published after the international filing date or priority date and not in conflict with the application but cited to understand the principle or theory underlying the invention
"X"
document of particular relevance; the claimed invention cannot be considered novel or cannot be considered to involve an inventive step when the document is taken alone
"Y"
document of particular relevance; the claimed invention cannot be considered to involve an inventive step when the document is combined with one or more other such documents, such combination being obvious to a person skilled in the art
"&"
document member of the same patent family

D. INFORMATION ON PATENT FAMILY MEMBERS

Patent document cited in search report Publication date
(day/month/year)
Patent family member(s) Publication date
(day/month/year)
US 2012286670 A1
15 November 2012
CA 2784339 A1
CN 102652463 A
EP 2514276 A2
JP 5701900 B2
JP 2013514624 A
KR 20120102784 A
RU 2012130358 A
US 2012286670 A1
WO 2011073933 A2
23 June 2011
29 August 2012
24 October 2012
15 April 2015
25 April 2013
18 September 2012
27 January 2014
15 November 2012
23 June 2011
US 2015076992 A1
19 March 2015
AU 2014318427 A1
CN 105723809 A
EP 3045019 A1
US 2015076992 A1
US 2016353549 A1
WO 2015039035 A1
31 March 2016
29 June 2016
20 July 2016
19 March 2015
01 December 2016
19 March 2015
US 2015146931 A1
28 May 2015
NONE
GB 2418482 A
29 March 2006
NONE
Name and mailing address of the ISA/:
European Patent Office
P.B. 5818, Patentlaan 2, 2280 HV Rijswijk,
Netherlands
Telephone No. (+31-70)340-2040
Facsimile No. (+31-70)340-3016
Date of the actual completion of the international search:
24 November 2017
Date of mailing of the international search report:
01 December 2017
Authorized officer:
Ferla, Monica
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