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Eran Steinberg, Hari Vasudev: Method and apparatus for configuring a camera through external means. FotoNation, David H Jaffer, December 21, 1999: US06006039 (325 worldwide citation)

A camera having a built in microprocessor for accepting configuration data from an external device. The camera has a serial port, and a slot for receiving standard type II and III PCMCIA cards for data input and output. These features provide the camera with the capability of being programmed by an ...


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Peter Corcoran, Eran Steinberg, Stefan Petrescu, Alexandru Drimbarean, Florin Nanu, Alexei Pososin, Petronel Biglol: Real-time face tracking in a digital image acquisition device. FotoNation Vision, Jackson & Co, Andrew V Smith, January 1, 2008: US07315631 (210 worldwide citation)

An image processing apparatus for tracking faces in an image stream iteratively receives an acquired image from the image stream potentially including one or more face regions. The acquired image is sub-sampled at a specified resolution to provide a sub-sampled image. An integral image is then calcu ...


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Eran Steinberg: Digital image adjustable compression and resolution using face detection information. FotoNation Vision, Jackson & Co, Andrew V Smith, September 11, 2007: US07269292 (193 worldwide citation)

A method of adjustable spatial and/or temporal compression of an image including a face includes identifying a group of pixels that correspond to a face within a digitally-acquired image. A first compression portion of the image including the group of pixels is determined. A second compression porti ...


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Eran Steinberg: Method and apparatus for in-camera image marking and authentication. FotoNation, David H Jaffer, January 19, 1999: US05862218 (170 worldwide citation)

A camera with a built in microprocessor system programmed to receive an input password and indicium from a host computer. The camera is configured to use the indicium in combination with a conversion formula to mark an original acquired image in a non-destructive manner to form modified image data a ...


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Mihai Ianculescu, Petronel Bigioi, Mihnea Gangea, Stefan Petrescu, Peter Corcoran, Eran Steinberg: Real-time face tracking in a digital image acquisition device. FotoNation Vision, Andrew V Smith, July 22, 2008: US07403643 (167 worldwide citation)

A database includes an identifier and associated parameters for each of a number of faces to be recognized. A new acquired image from an image stream is received potentially including one or more face regions. Face detection is applied to at least a portion of the acquired image to provide a set of ...


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Eran Steinberg, Hari Vasudev, Sumat Mehra: Intelligent camera flash system. FotoNation, David H Jaffer, November 21, 2000: US06151073 (162 worldwide citation)

An intelligent flash system for a digital camera having components including an image optical pickup, an interface circuit, a flash unit and a processor. Upon activation of the camera, ambient lighting conditions are evaluated and if flash energy is required, a first low energy pre-flash is radiated ...


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Eran Steinberg, Yuri Prilutsky: Digital camera with biometric security. FotoNation, David H Jaffer, Pillsbury Winthrop, August 13, 2002: US06433818 (162 worldwide citation)

A programmable digital camera requiring a programming password to be entered to access the camera's programmability. The camera further includes programming so as to allow the camera to be operated only for a specified time interval, after which the camera becomes inoperable until the programmi ...


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Eran Steinberg, Peter Corcoran: Perfecting the optics within a digital image acquisition device using face detection. FotoNation Vision, Jackson & Co, Andrew V Smith, April 22, 2008: US07362368 (151 worldwide citation)

Within a digital acquisition device, acquisition parameters of a digital image are perfected as part of an image capture process using face detection within said captured image to achieve one or more desired image acquisition parameters. Default values are determined of one or more image attributes ...


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Eran Steinberg, Peter Corcoran: Digital image processing composition using face detection information. FotoNation Vision, Jackson & Co, Andrew V Smith, January 8, 2008: US07317815 (144 worldwide citation)

A method of automatic or assisted recomposing of digital image processing uses face detection. Pixels that correspond to a face within a digital image are identified. A re-compositioned image is based on spatial or other parameters of the detected image, particularly in relation to the entire digita ...


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Mihai Ciuc, Florin Nanu, Stefan Petrescu, Adrian Capata, Constantin Vertan, Peter Corcoran, Petronel Bigioi, Eran Steinberg: Automatic detection and correction of non-red eye flash defects. FotoNation Vision, Jackson & Co, Andrew V Smith, February 26, 2008: US07336821 (141 worldwide citation)

A technique for detecting large and small non-red eye flash defects in an image is disclosed. The method comprises selecting pixels of the image which have a luminance above a threshold value and labeling neighboring selected pixels as luminous regions. A number of geometrical filters are applied to ...



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