Description:

METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR DIGITAL FACE MAKEUP CATEGORIZATION, DECOMPOSITION, REMOVAL, EVALUATION AND ANALYSIS

INV-14065

INVENTORS: Yun Fu, Shuyang Wang

Description       

Application of facial makeup especially by women is known since long.  In prior art, lot of techniques, categories and products related to facial makeup are available.  However, none of these techniques allow digital makeup evaluation, categorization, and decomposition.  This invention relates to a novel method and a system for digital facial makeup analysis covering all these attributes not explored previously.

 

Value Proposition

The method/system:

•Effectively processes/detects the makeup information from given face images

•Enables classification of a makeup into different categories

•Allows for evaluation of degree and extent of professionalism

•Allows decomposition and removal of applied makeup to recover the original face

•Enables analysis, summarization and education of makeup skills

•Would be commercially useful for various applications such as:

oFilm making tools

oOnline/mobile games

oProfessional digital face makeup analysis/training

oWeb/Mobile/Social/Fashion applications for entertainment

oCulture/Educational applications such as theatrical makeup recognition

oBiometrics systems for security applications

oForensic science application tools such as criminal detection

oOnline shopping recommendation and advertisement system

 

Intellectual Property status

Provisional Application 61/943,439

License status

Available for license

 

Patent Information:
For Information, Contact:
Mark Saulich
Associate Director of Commercialization
Northeastern University
m.saulich@northeastern.edu
Inventors:
Yun Fu
Shuyang Wang
Keywords:
Cosmetic
Devices
Electronics
Software and Algorithms