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Stephen L Shaffer, John R Squilla, John K McBride: Photocollage generation and modification. Eastman Kodak Company, Peyton C Watkins, May 28, 2002: US06396963 (244 worldwide citation)

A method and system for employing image recognition techniques to produce a photocollage from a plurality of images wherein the system obtains a digital record for each of the plurality of images, assigns each of the digital records a unique identifier and stories the digital records in a database; ...


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Archna Bhandari, Mary E Janiszewski, Rajiv Mehrotra: Computer program product and a method for using natural language for the description, search and retrieval of multi-media objects. Eastman Kodak Company, Peyton C Watkins, April 20, 1999: US05895464 (229 worldwide citation)

A method for using natural language for the description, search and retrieval of multi-media objects, this method comprises receiving a query for the database using natural language; recognizing the syntactic and semantic structure of the query; assigning a role representation of the query for permi ...


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Majid Rabbani: Method and apparatus for reducing quantization artifacts in a hierarchical image storage and retrieval system. Eastman Kodak Company, Peyton C Watkins, October 22, 1996: US05568570 (205 worldwide citation)

The system and method reduces the quantization artifacts in the addition and removal of a digital watermark to and from a selected resolution image of a hierarchical image storage system where the watermark removal record is placed in a higher resolution image component. For those applications where ...


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Robert M Guidash: Active Pixel Sensor with wired floating diffusions and shared amplifier. Eastman Kodak Company, Peyton C Watkins, December 2, 2003: US06657665 (157 worldwide citation)

An image sensor having a plurality of pixels arranged in a series of row and columns comprising a semiconductor substrate having a plurality of pixels formed in rows and columns with at least two pixels that each have a voltage to charge conversion region that are spatially isolated from each other ...


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Lin Xu: System and method for accessing data of a digital camera from a personal computer. Eastman Kodak Company, Peyton C Watkins, December 8, 1998: US05848420 (139 worldwide citation)

A digital photographic system comprises a digital camera having memory for storing digital images recorded by the camera and a personal computer having a disk operating system and a serial communication port. A software program permits the computer to access the memory in the digital camera through ...


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Russell Clayton Gee, Paul Poo Kam Lee, Teh Hsuang Lee, Eric R Fossum: CMOS active pixel sensor using a pinned photo diode. Eastman Kodak Company, Peyton C Watkins, November 20, 2001: US06320617 (136 worldwide citation)

Circuit architecture of an x-y addressable image sensor, in particular to that of a Complementary Metal Oxide Semiconductor (CMOS) active pixel sensor (APS). A substrate having an area divided into a plurality of pixel areas arranged in a series of rows and columns, having at least one control area ...


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Stephen L Shaffer, John R Squilla, John K McBride: Photocollage generation and modification using image recognition. Eastman Kodak Company, Peyton C Watkins, May 14, 2002: US06389181 (130 worldwide citation)

A method and system for employing image recognition techniques to produce a photocollage from a plurality of images wherein the system obtains a digital record for each of the plurality of images, assigns each of the digital records a unique identifier and stories the digital records in a database; ...


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Robert M Guidash: Active pixel sensor with programmable color balance. Eastman Kodak Company, Peyton C Watkins, March 30, 2004: US06714239 (127 worldwide citation)

A semiconductor based image sensor comprising a plurality of pixels formed upon a major surface of a semiconductor substrate, a majority of the pixels having a photodetector with a plurality of color filters of at least two different colors arranged over a second majority of the pixels a sense node ...


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Hsien Che Lee: Automatic tone adjustment by contrast gain-control on edges. Eastman Kodak Company, Peyton C Watkins, September 4, 2001: US06285798 (115 worldwide citation)

A method of reducing the dynamic range of an input image for effectively rendering the input image on an output display medium, the method comprises the steps of extracting detail signals and coarse signals from the input image; generating contrast gain-control signals from the input image by detect ...


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John R Squilla, John K McBride, Stephen L Shaffer: System and method of constructing a photo album. Eastman Kodak Company, Peyton C Watkins, March 26, 2002: US06362900 (104 worldwide citation)

A method of constructing a photo album wherein a plurality of digital images are provided in a low resolution format on sticker sheets that have a unique identifier that cross references the reduced resolution images digital images with a high resolution version that is stored in a data base. A set ...