04984072 is referenced by 42 patents and cites 45 patents.

A system and method for color enhancing an image or a series of images such as a motion picture by digitally capturing the images, interactively defining masks corresponding to objects in the images having similar hues, creating regions from these masks, and for each region, defining a color transfer function for converting image gray-scale information to unique values of Hue, Luminance, and Saturation. The gray-scale values within each region are then processed through that region's color transfer function, and the resulting colors applied to the image and stored for later retrieval and display.

Title
System and method for color image enhancement
Application Number
81116
Publication Number
4984072
Application Date
July 25, 1988
Publication Date
January 8, 1991
Inventor
Barry B Sandrew
Encinitas
CA, US
Agent
Ratner & Prestia
Assignee
American Film Technologies
PA, US
IPC
H04N 1/46
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