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Steinberg Eran, Corcoran Peter, Prilutsky Yury, Bigioi Petronel: Modification of post-viewing parameters for digital images using image region or feature information. Fotonation Vision, Steinberg Eran, Corcoran Peter, Prilutsky Yury, Bigioi Petronel, SMITH Andrew V, December 13, 2007: WO/2007/142621 (148 worldwide citation)

A method of modifying the viewing parameters of digital images using image feature detection for achieving desired parameters based on one or more sub-groups of pixels that correspond to one or more selected image features such as a face, body, pets, or a background region or a foreground region. Su ...


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Ionita Mircea, Bacivarov Ioana, Corcoran Peter: Separating directional lighting variability in statistical face modelling based on texture space decomposition. Fotonation Vision, Ionita Mircea, Bacivarov Ioana, Corcoran Peter, BOYCE Conor, September 4, 2008: WO/2008/104549 (65 worldwide citation)

A technique for determining a characteristic of a face or certain other object within a scene captured in a digital image including acquiring an image and applying a linear texture model that is constructed based on a training data set and that includes a class of objects including a first subset of ...


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Steinberg Eran, Zamfir Adrian, Prilutsky Yury, Corcoran Peter, Bigioi Petronel: Digital camera with built-in lens calibration table. Fotonation Vision, Steinberg Eran, Zamfir Adrian, Prilutsky Yury, Corcoran Peter, Bigioi Petronel, BOYCE Conor, November 17, 2005: WO/2005/109853 (57 worldwide citation)

A digital camera that automatically corrects dust artifact regions within acquired images by compiling a dust map includes an optical system for acquiring an image with a corresponding dust calibration table for such optical system, including a lens assembly and an aperture stop, in which the corres ...


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Prilutsky Yury, Pososin Alexei, Ciuc Mihai, Bigioi Petronel, Steinberg Eran, Corcoran Peter: Two stage detection for photographic eye artifacts. Fotonation Vision, Prilutsky Yury, Pososin Alexei, Ciuc Mihai, Bigioi Petronel, Steinberg Eran, Corcoran Peter, SMITH Andrew V, September 12, 2008: WO/2008/109644 (43 worldwide citation)

The detection of red-eye defects is enhanced in digital images for embedded image acquisition and processing systems. A two-stage redeye filtering system includes a speed optimized filter that performs initial segmentation of candidate redeye regions and optionally applies a speed-optimized set of f ...


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Drimbarean Alexandru, Zamfir Adrian, Florea Corneliu, Albu Felix, Miss Dan, Steinberg Eran, Corcoran Peter, Prilutsky Yury: Detection and estimation of camera movement. Fotonation Ireland, Drimbarean Alexandru, Zamfir Adrian, Florea Corneliu, Albu Felix, Miss Dan, Steinberg Eran, Corcoran Peter, Prilutsky Yury, SMITH Andrew V, October 30, 2008: WO/2008/131438 (37 worldwide citation)

A digital camera includes an optical system, a main image sensor and a camera motion sensor for estimating relative camera-object motion during image capture. A processor estimates camera motion based on information obtained by the camera motion photo-sensor while the camera is exposed to an image o ...


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Deluca Michael J, Prilutsky Yury, Steinberg Eran, Corcoran Peter, Pososin Alexei: A method and system of filtering a red-eye phenomenon from a digital image. Accapella Vision, Deluca Michael J, Prilutsky Yury, Steinberg Eran, Corcoran Peter, Pososin Alexei, BOYCE Conor, February 17, 2005: WO/2005/015896 (33 worldwide citation)

A method of filtering a red-eye phenomenon from an acquired digital image comprises using both anthropometric data and meta-data associated with the image to identify regions of the image potentially susceptible to red-eye artifacts. In an embodiment the image is acquired by focusing an external obj ...


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Drimbarean Alexandru, Bigioi Petronel, Pososin Alexei, Steinberg Eran, Prilutsky Yury, Corcoran Peter: Optimized red-eye filter method and apparatus involving subsample representations of selected image regions. Fotonation Vision, Drimbarean Alexandru, Bigioi Petronel, Pososin Alexei, Steinberg Eran, Prilutsky Yury, Corcoran Peter, BOYCE Conor, August 18, 2005: WO/2005/076217 (33 worldwide citation)

A digital camera has an integral flash and stores and displays a digital image. Under certain conditions, a flash photograph taken with the camera may result in a red-eye phenomenon due to a reflection within an eye of a subject of the photograph. A digital apparatus has a red-eye filter which analy ...


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Steinberg Eran, Bigioi Petronel, Corcoran Peter, Gangea Mihnea, Petrescu Stefan Mirel, Vasiliu Andrei, Costache Gabriel, Drimbarean Alexandru: Face searching and detection in a digital image acquisition device. Fotonation Vision, Steinberg Eran, Bigioi Petronel, Corcoran Peter, Gangea Mihnea, Petrescu Stefan Mirel, Vasiliu Andrei, Costache Gabriel, Drimbarean Alexandru, CONOR Boyce, September 12, 2008: WO/2008/107002 (30 worldwide citation)

A method of detecting a face in an image includes performing face detection within a first window of the image at a first location. A confidence level is obtained from the face detection indicating a probability of the image including a face at or in the vicinity of the first location. Face detectio ...


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Corcoran Peter, Steinberg Eran, Petrescu Stefan, Drimbarean Alexandru, Nanu Florin, Pososin Alexei, Bigioi Petronelnel: Real-time face tracking in a digital image acquisition device. Fotonation Vision, Corcoran Peter, Steinberg Eran, Petrescu Stefan, Drimbarean Alexandru, Nanu Florin, Pososin Alexei, Bigioi Petronelnel, SMITH Andrew V, February 14, 2008: WO/2008/018887 (28 worldwide citation)

An image processing apparatus for tracking faces in an image stream iteratively receives a new acquired image from the image stream, the image potentially including one or more face regions. The acquired image is sub-sampled (1 12) at a specified resolution to provide a sub-sampled image. An integra ...


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Blonk Leendert, Corcoran Peter, Gangea Mihnea: Illumination detection using classifier chains. Fotonation Vision, Blonk Leendert, Corcoran Peter, Gangea Mihnea, BOYCE Conor, September 12, 2008: WO/2008/107112 (25 worldwide citation)

A face illumination normalization method includes acquiring a digital image including a face that appears to be illuminated unevenly. One or more uneven illumination classifier programs are applied to the face data to determine the presence of the face within the digital image and/or the uneven illu ...