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A method for manipulating image data in a digital image capture device includes forming two or more image processors, and providing the two or more image processors in the digital image capture device. The method further includes linking the two or more image processors to form an image processing chain, the image processing chain capable of manipulating image data in sequential and serial manners.

In a system aspect, the system includes a digital image capture device, the digital image capture device capable of processing digital image data through two or more image processors. The system further includes a central processing unit within the digital image capture device and capable of linking the two or more image processors to form an image processing chain, wherein the image processing chain manipulates the digital image data in sequential and serial manners.

Title
Modular digital image processing via an image processing chain
Application Number
8/705619
Publication Number
6028611
Application Date
August 29, 1996
Publication Date
February 22, 2000
Inventor
George W Dalke
Palo Alto
CA, US
Gary Chin
Milpitas
CA, US
Eric C Anderson
San Jose
CA, US
Agent
Sawyer & Associates
Assignee
Apple Computer
CA, US
IPC
G06T 1/20
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