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Philip Victor Harman: Image processing method and apparatus. Dynamic Digital Depth Research, Banner & Witcoff, December 17, 2002: US06496598 (466 worldwide citation)

An image conversion system for converting monoscopic images for viewing in three dimensions including: an input means adapted to receive the monoscopic images; a preliminary analysis means to determine if there is any continuity between a first image and a second image of the monoscopic image sequen ...


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Simon Richard Fox, Julien Charles Flack, Philip Victor Harman: Conversion and encoding techniques. Dynamic Digital Depth Research, Banner & Witcoff, February 10, 2009: US07489812 (301 worldwide citation)

A method of creating at least one depth map for an image sequence including the steps of receiving depth data for a plurality of points in the image sequence, utilising the depth data and a classifier to ascertain depth characteristics as a function of image characteristics and relative position and ...


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Angus Duncan Richards: Image conversion and encoding techniques. Dynamic Digital Depth Research, Banner & Witcoff, November 5, 2002: US06477267 (75 worldwide citation)

A method of producing left and right eye images for a stereoscopic display from an original 2D image including the steps of: a) identifying at least one object within said original image, b) outlining said or each object, c) defining a depth characteristic for said or each object, d) respectively di ...


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Philip Victor Harman, Simon Richard Fox, Mark Robert Dowley, Julien Charles Flack: Image conversion and encoding techniques. Dynamic Digital Depth Research, Banner & Witcoff, April 25, 2006: US07035451 (44 worldwide citation)

A method of creating a depth map including the steps of assigning a depth to at least one pixel or portion of an image, determining relative location and image characteristics for each at least one pixel or portion of the image, utilizing the depth(s), image characteristics and respective location t ...


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Philip Victor Harman: Image conversion and encoding techniques for displaying stereoscopic 3D images. Dynamic Digital Depth Research, Banner & Witcoff, June 23, 2009: US07551770 (41 worldwide citation)

A method of producing a depth map for use in the conversion of 2D images into stereoscopic images including the steps of: identifying at least one object within a 2D image; allocating an identifying tag to each object; allocating a depth tag to each object; and determining and defining an outline of ...


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Philip Victor Harman: Image conversion and encoding techniques. Dynamic Digital Depth Research, Banner & Witcoff, May 30, 2006: US07054478 (41 worldwide citation)

A method of producing a depth map for use in the conversion of 2D images into stereoscopic images including the steps of: identifying at least one object within a 2D image; allocating an identifying tag to each object; allocating a depth tag to each object; and determining and defining an outline of ...


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Philip Victor Harman: Eye tracking apparatus. Dynamic Digital Depth Research, Banner & Witcoff, October 1, 2002: US06459446 (26 worldwide citation)

A tracking system is provided for locating the eyes of a viewer including: an illumination element; a plurality of cameras; and a processor; wherein at least the viewer's eyes are illuminated by the illumination element to enable capture by each camera, and wherein the processor is adapted to p ...


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Philip Victor Harman: Image conversion and encoding techniques. Dynamic Digital Depth Research, Banner & Witcoff, February 22, 2011: US07894633 (25 worldwide citation)

A method of producing a depth map for use in the conversion of 2D images into stereoscopic images includes identifying at least one object within a 2D image; allocating an identifying tag to each object; allocating a depth tag to each object; and determining and defining an outline of each object.


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Teik Oh, Julien Flack, Philip Victor Harman: 3D image synthesis from depth encoded source view. Dynamic Digital Depth Research, Banner & Witcoff, October 24, 2006: US07126598 (25 worldwide citation)

A method of generating a synthesized 3D image from a source 2D image for display on a 3D display device including mapping a position on the display device to a fractional view number, and determining a source pixel of the 2D image to represent the said fractional view number, wherein the source pixe ...


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Philip Victor Harman, Andrew Millin: Depth map compression technique. Dynamic Digital Depth Research, Banner & Witcoff, July 17, 2007: US07245768 (17 worldwide citation)

A method of compressing depth maps including the steps of determining the boundary of at least one object within a depth map, applying a curve to the boundary of each object, and converting the continuous depth data within an area bounded by the curve into at least one ramp function.