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Richard P Wildes, Jane C Asmuth, Keith J Hanna, Stephen C Hsu, Raymond J Kolczynski, James R Matey, Sterling E McBride: Automated, non-invasive iris recognition system and method. David Sarnoff Research Center, W J Burke, November 5, 1996: US05572596 (325 worldwide citation)

Iris recognition is achieved by (1) iris acquisition that permits a user to self-position his or her eye into an imager's field of view without the need for any physical contact, (2) spatially locating the data defining that portion of a digitized video image of the user's eye that defines solely th ...


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Peter John Zanzucchi, Satyam Choudary Cherukuri, Sterling Edward McBride: Etching to form cross-over, non-intersecting channel networks for use in partitioned microelectronic and fluidic device arrays for clinical diagnostics and chemical synthesis. David Sarnoff Research Center, W J Burke, October 28, 1997: US05681484 (210 worldwide citation)

A system for processing a plurality of tests or syntheses in parallel comprising a sample channel for moving samples into a microlaboratory array of a plurality of wells connected by one or more channels for the testing-or synthesis of samples, a station for housing the array and an optical system c ...


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Peter J Burt, Gooitzen S van der Wal, Raymond J Kolczynski, Rajesh Hingorani: Method for fusing images and apparatus therefor. David Sarnoff Research Center, W J Burke, January 30, 1996: US05488674 (183 worldwide citation)

A method for fusing two or more source images to form a composite image with extended information content which may be color augmented and apparatus for forming the composite image from the source images is disclosed. Each source image is decomposed into a number of source images of varying resoluti ...


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Peter J Burt, Gooitzen S van der Wal, Raymond J Kolczynski, Rajesh Hingorani: Method for fusing images and apparatus therefor. David Sarnoff Research Center, W J Burke, June 28, 1994: US05325449 (164 worldwide citation)

A method for fusing two or more source images to form a composite image with extended information content and apparatus for forming the composite image from the source images is disclosed. Each source image is decomposed into a number of source images of varying resolution. The decomposed source ima ...


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Dennis Lee Matthies: Display tile structure using organic light emitting materials. Sarnoff, W J Burke, December 24, 2002: US06498592 (144 worldwide citation)

A tiled display structure is fabricated on a single substrate that also serves as a circuit board containing electronic components. Electrodes are formed on the substrate and the remainder of the display section is formed on the electrodes. The pixel elements use patterned display material, and occu ...


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Roger G Stewart, William R Roach: Field-sequential display system utilizing a backlit LCD pixel array and method for forming an image. David Sarnoff Research Center, W J Burke, August 9, 1994: US05337068 (122 worldwide citation)

A back-lighted color LCD display is formed by placing a single matrix of liquid crystal devices (LCDs) over a bank of red, green and blue fluorescent lamps. The LCD matrix is operated to sequentially form separate red, green and blue images synchronous with the illumination of the respective red, gr ...


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Jerome M Shapiro: Apparatus and method for emphasizing a selected region in the compressed representation of an image. David Sarnoff Research Center, W J Burke, October 8, 1996: US05563960 (117 worldwide citation)

In certain image analysis applications, it is desirable to compress the image while emphasizing a selected region of the image. The invention is a means for to allocating more bits, and thus better quality in the decoded image, to the selected region at the expense of other regions of the image. Thi ...


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Rakesh Kumar, Keith James Hanna, James R Bergen, Padmanabhan Anandan, Kevin Williams, Mike Tinker: Method and system for rendering and combining images to form a synthesized view of a scene containing image information from a second image. Sarnoff Corporation, W J Burke, February 18, 2003: US06522787 (102 worldwide citation)

An image processing system for imaging a scene to mosaic, selecting a new viewpoint of the scene, and rendering a synthetic image from the mosaic of the scene from that new viewpoint. The synthesized image is then combined with a second image. The combination of the second image and the synthetic im ...


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Keith J Hanna, Peter J Burt: Video merging employing pattern-key insertion. David Sarnoff Research Center, W J Burke, October 15, 1996: US05566251 (93 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a technique for deriving a composite video image by merging foreground and background video image data supplied from a plurality of separate video signal sources employing pattern-key insertion, rather than prior-art color-key insertion, for this purpose. Pattern-key insertion involves ...


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James R Bergen, Peter J Burt, Rajesh Hingorani, Shmuel Peleg: Three-frame technique for analyzing two motions in successive image frames dynamically. David Sarnoff Research Center, W J Burke, November 19, 1991: US05067014 (83 worldwide citation)

An iterative process, implemented by a feedback loop, responds to all the image data in the respective analysis regions of three consecutive frames of a motion picture, to provide, after a plurality of cycles of operation thereof, an accurate estimation of the motion of either one or both of two dif ...