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Daniel W Kuchta, Peter J Sucy: Electronic still camera providing multi-format storage of full and reduced resolution images. Eastman Kodak Company, David M Woods, November 17, 1992: US05164831 (499 worldwide citation)

An electronic still camera employs digital processing of image signals corresponding to a still image and storage of the processed image signals in a removable static random access memory card. An image sensor is exposed to image light and the resultant analog image information is converted to digit ...


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Kenneth A Parulski, Thomas A Napoli, David M Lewis: Electronic still camera for capturing and categorizing images. Eastman Kodak Company, David M Woods, May 27, 1997: US05633678 (441 worldwide citation)

An electronic camera captures images representing a variety of subjects and categorizes the image according to subject matter. The camera comprises an image sensor for capturing an image, a converter stage for converting the image into digital image data, and a memory for storing a plurality of cate ...


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Kamal K Sarbadhikari, John R Fredlund, Kenneth A Parulski: Electronic imaging system using a removable software-enhanced storage device. Eastman Kodak Company, David M Woods, December 19, 1995: US05477264 (391 worldwide citation)

An electronic imaging system includes a digital electronic camera for capturing and storing images in a removable storage device, which is also preloaded with enhancement files for effecting the operation of the system. The camera includes an optical section for establishing the optical parameters o ...


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Lawrence A Ray, Henry Nicponski: Face detecting camera and method. Eastman Kodak Company, David M Woods, Pamela R Crocker, September 6, 2005: US06940545 (328 worldwide citation)

A method for determining the presence of a face from image data includes a face detection algorithm having two separate algorithmic steps: a first step of prescreening image data with a first component of the algorithm to find one or more face candidate regions of the image based on a comparison bet ...


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Kenneth A Parulski, Joseph Ward, Michael C Hopwood: Electronic still camera for capturing digital image and creating a print order. Eastman Kodak Company, David M Woods, June 3, 2003: US06573927 (262 worldwide citation)

A digital camera includes a liquid crystal display (LCD) for viewing images captured from an image sensor and stored on a removable memory card. The LCD also presents a user interface (UI) that allows the user to create a print order “utilization file”. As individual images are viewed, the user can ...


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Kenneth A Parulski, Jiebo Luo, Edward B Gindele: Method and apparatus for generating a composite image using the difference of two images. Eastman Kodak Company, David M Woods, June 22, 1999: US05914748 (257 worldwide citation)

An electronic imaging system useful for compositing images includes an electronic camera for capturing multiple images, including a first image of a subject plus background and a second image of the background only. The first and second images are subtracted to generate a difference image, and the d ...


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Yusheng T Tsai: Method and apparatus for extending the dynamic range of an electronic imaging system. Eastman Kodak Company, David M Woods, May 3, 1994: US05309243 (256 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus is disclosed for extending the dynamic range of an electronic imaging system to permit the use of lower cost, lower resolution devices to digitize and process the analog image signal generated by an electronic image sensor. Multiple images captured at different exposure levels ...


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Jiebo Luo, Stephen Etz, Amit Singhal: Method for automatic determination of main subjects in photographic images. Eastman Kodak Company, David M Woods, August 28, 2001: US06282317 (252 worldwide citation)

A method for detecting a main subject in an image, the method comprises: receiving a digital image; extracting regions of arbitrary shape and size defined by actual objects from the digital image; grouping the regions into larger segments corresponding to physically coherent objects; extracting for ...


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Kenneth A Parulski, Richard M Vogel, Seishi Ohmori: Single sensor color camera with user selectable image record size. Eastman Kodak Company, David M Woods, February 20, 1996: US05493335 (248 worldwide citation)

An electronic camera is adapted for processing images of different resolution to provide a user selectable image record size. A buffer memory is provided for storing color image pixels from a sensor as baseband signals corresponding to at least one image. A timing controller responsive to a resoluti ...


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Steven J Sasson, Robert G Hills: Electronic still camera utilizing image compression and digital storage. Eastman Kodak Company, David M Woods, May 14, 1991: US05016107 (232 worldwide citation)

An electronic still camera employs digital processing of image signals corresponding to a still image and storage of the processed image signals in a removable static random access memory card. An image sensor is exposed to image light and the resultant analog image information is converted to digit ...