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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 (216 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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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 (142 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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Michael J DeLuca, Yury Prilutsky, Eran Steinberg, Peter Corcoran, Alexei Pososin, Petronel Bigioi, Alexandru Drimbarean, Adrian Capata, Florin Nanu: Image modification based on red-eye filter analysis. Fotonation Vision, Andrew V Smith, April 1, 2008: US07352394 (127 worldwide citation)

A digital camera has an integral flash and stores and displays a digital image. Under certain conditions, a flash photograph taken with the camera may result in a red-eye phenomenon due to a reflection within an eye of a subject of the photograph. A digital apparatus has a red-eye filter which analy ...


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Eran Steinberg, Peter Corcoran, Petronel Bigioi, Alexei Pososin, Alexandru Drimbarean, Florin Nanu, Stefan Petrescu: Real-time face tracking in a digital image acquisition device. FotoNation Vision, Andrew V Smith, December 2, 2008: US07460695 (117 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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Peter Corcoran, Eran Steinberg, Stefan Petrescu, Alexandru Drimbarean, Florin Nanu, Alexei Pososin, Petronel Bigioi: Real-time face tracking in a digital image acquisition device. FotoNation Vision, Andrew V Smith, December 23, 2008: US07469055 (76 worldwide citation)

An image processing apparatus for tracking faces in an image stream iteratively receives a new acquired image from the image stream, the image potentially including one or more face regions. The acquired image is sub-sampled (112) at a specified resolution to provide a sub-sampled image. An integral ...


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Eran Steinberg, Peter Corcoran, Yury Prilutsky, Petronel Bigioi, Florin Nanu: Method and apparatus for red-eye detection in an acquired digital image based on image quality pre and post filtering. FotoNation Vision, Andrew V Smith, October 14, 2008: US07436998 (68 worldwide citation)

A method for red-eye detection in an acquired digital image comprises acquiring a first image and analyzing the first acquired image to provide characteristics indicative of image quality. The process then determines if one or more corrective processes can be beneficially applied to the first acquir ...


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Eran Steinberg, Petronel Bigioi, Peter Corcoran, Alexei Pososin, Alexandru Drimbarean, Florin Nanu, Stefan Petrescu: Real-time face tracking with reference images. FotoNation Ireland, Andrew V Smith, November 17, 2009: US07620218 (61 worldwide citation)

A method of tracking a face in a reference image stream using a digital image acquisition device includes acquiring a full resolution main image and an image stream of relatively low resolution reference images each including one or more face regions. One or more face regions are identified within t ...


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Eran Steinberg, Peter Corcoran, Yury Prilutsky, Petronel Biglol, Florin Nanu: Method and apparatus for red-eye detection in an acquired digital image. FotoNation Vision, Andrew V Smith, May 19, 2009: US07536036 (44 worldwide citation)

A method for red-eye detection in an acquired digital image comprises acquiring a first image and analyzing the first acquired image to provide characteristics indicative of image quality. The process then determines if one or more corrective processes can be beneficially applied to the first acquir ...


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Peter Corcoran, Eran Steinberg, Stefan Petrescu, Alexandru Drimbarean, Florin Nanu, Alexei Pososin, Petronel Bigioi: Real-time face tracking in a digital image acquisition device. FotoNation Vision, Andrew V Smith, December 2, 2008: US07460694 (38 worldwide citation)

An image processing apparatus for tracking faces in an image stream iteratively receives a new acquired image from the image stream, the image potentially including one or more face regions. The acquired image is sub-sampled (112) at a specified resolution to provide a sub-sampled image. An integral ...


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Eran Steinberg, Yury Prilutsky, Petronel Bigioi, Florin Nanu: Method and apparatus for red-eye detection in an acquired digital image. FotoNation Vision, Andrew V Smith, September 8, 2009: US07587085 (30 worldwide citation)

A method for red-eye detection in an acquired digital image comprises acquiring a first image and analyzing the first acquired image to provide a plurality of characteristics indicative of image quality. The process then determines if one or more corrective processes can be beneficially applied to t ...