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Joey P Lum, Uoc H Nguyen, Boguslaw Ludwik Plewnia, Lena Sojian: Methods and systems for administering imaging device notification access control. Sharp Laboratories of America, Krieger Intellectual Property, Scott C Krieger, September 6, 2011: US08015234 (160 worldwide citation)

Aspects of the present invention relate to systems, methods and devices for imaging device event notification administration and subscription. Some aspects relate to selective imaging device event notification based on user credentials and/or the occurrence of a specific event. Some aspects may limi ...


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Andrew Rodney Ferlitsch, Darwin Alan DeVore: Systems and methods for manipulating electronic information using a three-dimensional iconic representation. Sharp Laboratories of America, Krieger Intellectual Property, Scott C Krieger, September 4, 2007: US07266768 (151 worldwide citation)

Embodiments of the present invention relate to methods and systems for editing, creating and modifying documents through the use of multiple function icons in a graphical user interface environment. Icons comprising a series of object images may represent documents and the pages thereof. Manipulatio ...


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John E Dolan: Methods and systems for text detection in mixed-context documents using local geometric signatures. Sharp Laboratories of America, Krieger Intellectual Property, Scott C Krieger, May 9, 2006: US07043080 (68 worldwide citation)

Embodiments of the present invention relate to methods and systems for detection and delineation of text characters in images which may contain combinations of text and graphical content. Embodiments of the present invention employ intensity contrast edge detection methods and intensity gradient dir ...


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Sachin G Deshpande, Wenjun Zeng: Methods and systems for transmitting digital images. Sharp Laboratories of America, Krieger Intellectual Property, Scott C Krieger, April 17, 2007: US07206804 (54 worldwide citation)

Embodiments of the present invention comprise methods and systems for communicating a recipient-selected customization of a digital image using an index file. The index file associates a customization characteristic with the segments of the digital image required to construct a customized image that ...


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Shijun Sun, Louis Joseph Kerofsky: Methods and systems for image intra-prediction mode communication. Sharp Laboratories of America, Krieger Intellectual Property, Scott C Krieger, June 26, 2007: US07236524 (40 worldwide citation)

Embodiments of the present invention relate to methods and systems for communicating pixel prediction modes between video encoders and decoders.


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Scott J Daly, Xiao fan Feng: Methods and systems for adaptive dither structures. Sharp Laboratories of America, Krieger Intellectual Property, Scott C Krieger, August 29, 2006: US07098927 (32 worldwide citation)

Embodiments of the present invention comprise methods and systems for adaptive dither pattern array generation and application.


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Christopher Andrew Segall, Shijun Sun: Methods and systems for signaling multi-layer bitstream data. Sharp Laboratories of America, Krieger Intellectual Property, Scott C Krieger, May 19, 2009: US07535383 (26 worldwide citation)

Aspects of the present invention relate to systems, methods and devices for signaling layer characteristics of multi-layer video sequences and for employing these signals in encoding, decoding and translation operations. Some aspects relate to methods and systems for creating an enhanced multi-layer ...


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A Mufit Ferman, Richard J Campbell, John E Dolan: Methods and systems for automatic detection of continuous-tone regions in document images. Sharp Laboratories of America, Krieger Intellectual Property, May 27, 2008: US07379594 (21 worldwide citation)

Methods and systems for segmentation of digital mixed-content documents. Segmentation processes may include identification of text and background regions and identification of contone regions outside the text and background regions. Further analysis may be performed to identify additional text and b ...