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METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR CONTENT PROCESSING

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8/11/2015 12:00:00 AM

Portable devices are equipped with a variety of technologies by which existing functionality can be improved, and new functionality can be provided. One claim recites a method comprising: receiving data representing imagery that depicts an object, the imagery captured by a portable device, the portable device comprising a camera and a microphone; determining one or more descriptors relating to the object in the imagery, the determining including collecting descriptors associated with other imagery or audio; processing the descriptors in discerning whether the imagery depicts an object that is likely of a first class or a second class or a third class, the processing being performed by one or more electronic processors configured to perform such act; and taking an action dependent on whether the imagery depicts an object that is likely of a first class or a second class or a third class. Of course, other claims and combinations are provided as well.