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Michael J DeLuca: Red-eye filter method and apparatus. FotoNation Ireland, DLA Piper Rudnick Gray Cary US, Andrew V Smith, May 9, 2006: US07042505 (130 worldwide citation)

A digital camera has an integral flash and a means for storing and displaying 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. The digital camera has a red-eye filt ...


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Gabriel Costache, Peter Corcoran, Rhys Mulryan, Eran Steinberg: Method and component for image recognition. FotoNation Ireland, Andrew V Smith, May 11, 2010: US07715597 (68 worldwide citation)

A method and system for image recognition in a collection of digital images includes training image classifiers and retrieving a sub-set of images from the collection. For each image in the collection, any regions within the image that correspond to a face are identified. For each face region and an ...


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Eran Steinberg, Petronel Bigioi, Peter Corcoran, Alexei Pososin, Alexandru Drimbarean, Florin Nanu, Stefan Petrescu: Real-time face tracking with reference images. FotoNation Ireland, Andrew V Smith, November 17, 2009: US07620218 (61 worldwide citation)

A method of tracking a face in a reference image stream using a digital image acquisition device includes acquiring a full resolution main image and an image stream of relatively low resolution reference images each including one or more face regions. One or more face regions are identified within t ...


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Eran Steinberg, Peter Corcoran, Yury Prilutsky: Method of determining PSF using multiple instances of a nominally similar scene. FotoNation Ireland, Andrew V Smith, December 22, 2009: US07636486 (60 worldwide citation)

A digital image acquisition system includes a portable apparatus for capturing digital images and a digital processing component for detecting, analyzing and informing the photographer regarding motion blur, and for reducing camera motion blur in an image captured by the apparatus. The digital proce ...


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Eran Steinberg, Peter Corcoran, Yury Prilutsky: Method of notifying users regarding motion artifacts based on image analysis. FotoNation Ireland, Andrew V Smith, December 29, 2009: US07639889 (51 worldwide citation)

A digital image acquisition system includes a portable apparatus for capturing digital images and a digital processing component for detecting, analyzing and informing the photographer regarding motion blur, and for reducing camera motion blur in an image captured by the apparatus. The digital proce ...


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Eran Steinberg, Peter Corcoran, Yury Prilutsky: Method and apparatus for initiating subsequent exposures based on determination of motion blurring artifacts. FotoNation Ireland, Andrew V Smith, December 29, 2009: US07639888 (51 worldwide citation)

A digital image acquisition system includes a portable apparatus for capturing digital images and a digital processing component for detecting, analyzing, invoking subsequent image captures and informing the photographer regarding motion blur, and for reducing camera motion blur in an image captured ...


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Michael J DeLuca, Yury Prilutsky, Eran Steinberg, Peter Corcoran, Petronel Bigioi, Alexei Pososin: Detecting red eye filter and apparatus using meta-data. FotoNation Ireland, Andrew V Smith, December 8, 2009: US07630006 (50 worldwide citation)

A method of filtering a red-eye phenomenon from an acquired digital image including a multiplicity of pixels indicative of color, the pixels forming various shapes of the image, includes analyzing meta-data information, determining one or more regions within the digital image suspected as including ...


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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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Eran Steinberg, Yury Prilutsky, Peter Corcoran, Petronel Bigioi: Digital image processing using face detection information. FotoNation Ireland, Andrew V Smith, December 15, 2009: US07634109 (35 worldwide citation)

A method of processing a digital image using face detection within the image achieves one or more desired image processing parameters. A group of pixels is identified that correspond to an image of a face within the digital image. Default values are determined of one or more parameters of at least s ...


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Eran Steinberg, Yury Prilutsky, Peter Corcoran, Petronel Bigioi: Method of improving orientation and color balance of digital images using face detection information. FotoNation Ireland, Andrew V Smith, December 8, 2009: US07630527 (31 worldwide citation)

A method of generating one or more new spatial and chromatic variation digital images uses an original digitally-acquired image which including a face or portions of a face. A group of pixels that correspond to a face within the original digitally-acquired image is identified. A portion of the origi ...