06088470 is referenced by 118 patents and cites 9 patents.

A reliable method and apparatus for illuminating and imaging eyes uses multiple light sources producing multiple images of a subject each created under illumination by different illuminators. A composite image of the subject is formed by selecting pixels based upon their gray scale values or using pyramid image processing. A composite image can be created which is free of bright spots commonly caused by reflection of illumination from eyeglasses that may be worn by a subject or for which is free of dark shadows or which is free of both bright spots and dark shadows.

Title
Method and apparatus for removal of bright or dark spots by the fusion of multiple images
Application Number
9/13758
Publication Number
6088470
Application Date
January 27, 1998
Publication Date
July 11, 2000
Inventor
Keith James Hanna
Princeton
NJ, US
Thomas A Chmielewski Jr
Langhorne
PA, US
Marcus Salganicoff
Philadelphia
PA, US
Theodore A Camus
Mount Laurel
NJ, US
Agent
Buchanan Ingersoll P C
Assignee
Sarnoff Corporation
NJ, US
Sensar
NJ, US
IPC
G06K 9/36
G06T 5/50
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