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Peter Corcoran, Eran Steinberg, Stefan Petrescu, Alexandru Drimbarean, Florin Nanu, Alexei Pososin, Petronel Biglol: Real-time face tracking in a digital image acquisition device. FotoNation Vision, Jackson & Co, Andrew V Smith, January 1, 2008: US07315631 (206 worldwide citation)

An image processing apparatus for tracking faces in an image stream iteratively receives an acquired image from the image stream potentially including one or more face regions. The acquired image is sub-sampled at a specified resolution to provide a sub-sampled image. An integral image is then calcu ...


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Eran Steinberg: Digital image adjustable compression and resolution using face detection information. FotoNation Vision, Jackson & Co, Andrew V Smith, September 11, 2007: US07269292 (189 worldwide citation)

A method of adjustable spatial and/or temporal compression of an image including a face includes identifying a group of pixels that correspond to a face within a digitally-acquired image. A first compression portion of the image including the group of pixels is determined. A second compression porti ...


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Mihai Ianculescu, Petronel Bigioi, Mihnea Gangea, Stefan Petrescu, Peter Corcoran, Eran Steinberg: Real-time face tracking in a digital image acquisition device. FotoNation Vision, Andrew V Smith, July 22, 2008: US07403643 (164 worldwide citation)

A database includes an identifier and associated parameters for each of a number of faces to be recognized. A new acquired image from an image stream is received potentially including one or more face regions. Face detection is applied to at least a portion of the acquired image to provide a set of ...


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Eran Steinberg, Peter Corcoran: Perfecting the optics within a digital image acquisition device using face detection. FotoNation Vision, Jackson & Co, Andrew V Smith, April 22, 2008: US07362368 (149 worldwide citation)

Within a digital acquisition device, acquisition parameters of a digital image are perfected as part of an image capture process using face detection within said captured image to achieve one or more desired image acquisition parameters. Default values are determined of one or more image attributes ...


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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 (143 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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Mihai Ciuc, Florin Nanu, Stefan Petrescu, Adrian Capata, Constantin Vertan, Peter Corcoran, Petronel Bigioi, Eran Steinberg: Automatic detection and correction of non-red eye flash defects. FotoNation Vision, Jackson & Co, Andrew V Smith, February 26, 2008: US07336821 (139 worldwide citation)

A technique for detecting large and small non-red eye flash defects in an image is disclosed. The method comprises selecting pixels of the image which have a luminance above a threshold value and labeling neighboring selected pixels as luminous regions. A number of geometrical filters are applied to ...


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Eran Steinberg, Peter Corcoran: Digital image processing composition using face detection information. FotoNation Vision, Jackson & Co, Andrew V Smith, January 8, 2008: US07317815 (138 worldwide citation)

A method of automatic or assisted recomposing of digital image processing uses face detection. Pixels that correspond to a face within a digital image are identified. A re-compositioned image is based on spatial or other parameters of the detected image, particularly in relation to the entire digita ...


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Eran Steinberg, Petronel Bigioi, Adrian Zamfir: Detection and removal of blemishes in digital images utilizing original images of defocused scenes. FotoNation Vision, Jackson & Co, Andrew V Smith, November 13, 2007: US07295233 (127 worldwide citation)

A method automatically corrects dust artifact within images acquired by a system including a digital acquisition device including a lens assembly and a translucent lens cap. Multiple original digital images are acquired with the digital acquisition device. Probabilities that certain pixels correspon ...


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Michael J DeLuca, Yury Prilutsky, Eran Steinberg, Peter Corcoran, Alexei Pososin, Petronel Bigioi, Alexandru Drimbarean, Adrian Capata, Florin Nanu: Image modification based on red-eye filter analysis. Fotonation Vision, Andrew V Smith, April 1, 2008: US07352394 (123 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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Eran Steinberg, Peter Corcoran: Perfecting of digital image rendering parameters within rendering devices using face detection. FotoNation Vision, Jackson & Co, Andrew V Smith, January 1, 2008: US07315630 (118 worldwide citation)

Within a digital rendering device, such as printers, hard copy and soft copy display, and copiers, rendering parameters of a digital image are perfected as part of an image rendering process using face detection within said rendered image to achieve one or more desired image rendering parameters. De ...



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