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A Tanju Erdem, Candemir Toklu: Method for region tracking in an image sequence using a two-dimensional mesh. Eastman Kodak Company, Peyton C Watkins, November 9, 1999: US05982909 (44 worldwide citation)

A method for tracking a predetermined, two-dimensional portion of an image throughout a sequence of images, the method comprises the steps of selecting a reference frame; selecting the predetermined, two-dimensional portion within the reference frame by choosing a polygon that defines the boundary o ...


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Hsien Che Lee, Heemin Kwon: Method for estimating and adjusting digital image contrast. Eastman Kodak Company, Peyton C Watkins, October 13, 1998: US05822453 (44 worldwide citation)

A method of estimating the scene contrast from a digital image, the method comprises the steps of: forming a Laplacian histogram distribution; determining, from the Laplacian histogram, first and second thresholds which eliminate substantially uniform areas or a substantially textured portion of the ...


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Paul P Lee, Teh Hsuang Lee: Parallel output architectures for CMOS active pixel sensors. Eastman Kodak Company, Peyton C Watkins, October 15, 2002: US06466265 (44 worldwide citation)

An active pixel sensor formed by creating an X-Y array of pixels on a semiconductor substrate. The two dimensional array of pixels is arranged in a plurality of rows and columns that are addressed by addressing circuits formed on the substrate. The active pixel sensor is functionally divided to enab ...


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Edward Joseph Giorgianni, Thomas Ethan Madden: Imaging device to media compatibility and color appearance matching with flare, luminance, and white point comparison. Eastman Kodak Company, Peyton C Watkins, September 21, 1999: US05956044 (39 worldwide citation)

Methods and means are described for producing intermediary image-bearing signals and/or encoded data, compatible for subsequent imaging applications, from disparate and inherently incompatible types of input imaging devices and media. Consideration is given to the input and output image viewing envi ...


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Michael T Regan, Kenneth A Parulski: Camera and method for composing multi-perspective images. Eastman Kodak Company, Roland R Schindler II, Peyton C Watkins, December 16, 2008: US07466336 (34 worldwide citation)

A camera that is adapted to present a preview image is provided. The camera has a trigger adapted to generate a trigger pulse and an image capture system for capturing images of a scene. A viewer is adapted to present one image to a first viewing area and another image to a second viewing area. A co ...


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Robert M Guidash, Antonio S Ciccarelli: Active pixel sensor with shared row timing signals. Eastman Kodak Company, Peyton C Watkins, October 15, 2002: US06466266 (34 worldwide citation)

An Active Pixel Sensor with increased sensitivity by employing an improved buss structure reducing the number of signal lines used within the sensor and approaching the sensitivity of a CCD device while still retaining the advantages of an APS device. Fill factor and sensitivity of an APS device is ...


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John R Squilla, Stephen L Shaffer, John K McBride: System and method of constructing a photo album. Eastman Kodak Company, James D Leimbach, Peyton C Watkins, Susan L Parulski, February 10, 2004: US06690843 (34 worldwide citation)

A method of constructing a photo album including the steps of: providing a plurality of digital images; generating an sticker sheet of reduced resolution images from the digital images, the sticker sheet including a machine readable means for selecting one or more of images represented by the thumbn ...


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Xin Wen, Chris W Honsinger: Detecting embedded information in images. Eastman Kodak Company, Peyton C Watkins, June 22, 2004: US06754365 (34 worldwide citation)

A method of detecting an embedded message in a digital image, the embedded message being embedded in periodic blocks in the image, including the steps of: selecting a first area in the digital image; selecting a second area in the digital image; performing a correlation between the first and the sec ...


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Ramanathan Srinivasan, Suryadevara V Babu, William G America, Yie Shein Her: Slurry for chemical mechanical polishing silicon dioxide. Eastman Kodak Company, Clarkson University, Ferro Corporation, Peyton C Watkins, December 10, 2002: US06491843 (33 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to an aqueous slurry that is particularly useful for removing silicon dioxide in preference to silicon nitride by chemical-mechanical processing. The aqueous slurry according to the invention includes abrasive particles and an organic compound having both a carboxylic a ...


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M Ibrahim Sezan, Andrew J Patti: Mechanism for controllably deinterlacing sequential lines of video data field based upon pixel signals associated with four successive interlaced video fields. Eastman Kodak Company, Peyton C Watkins, May 28, 1996: US05521644 (33 worldwide citation)

A hybrid deinterlace mechanism employs motion detection as a precursor to select the value for each missing pixel of a deinterlaced frame, which is generated by using four consecutive fields to produce a motion detection map that is subsequently coupled to a deinterlacer, together with a selected tw ...