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David Potter, Laurence N Provost, John M Baron, David Stefanovic, Eric D Sharakan, David A Sheppard, Marshall A Isman: Method and apparatus for operating multi-unit array of memories. Thinking Machines Corporation, Pennie & Edmonds, February 6, 1990: US04899342 (324 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus are disclosed for operating a multi-unit memory system so that one of such units may readily be replaced in service. The system comprises an error correction code (ECC) generation circuit, a plurality of read/write memory units and at least one spare read/write memory unit. Th ...


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John M Baron: Method of and apparatus for handheld printing of images on a media. Hewlett Packard Company, March 19, 2002: US06357939 (123 worldwide citation)

The present invention includes a device for a method of printing images with a handheld printing device. The handheld printing device includes a navigation sensor, a controller to correlate image information and navigational information and a printhead to print the image on a printable object or med ...


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John M Baron: Method and apparatus for the removal of flash artifacts. Hewlett Packard Development Company, Leslie P Gehman, February 22, 2005: US06859565 (92 worldwide citation)

An image without use of a flash is taken, along with an image using a flash. A difference image is generated by subtracting the flash-less image from the flash image. A threshold is applied to the difference image such that only large differences in intensity remain in the difference image. This art ...


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John M Baron: Method and apparatus for the removal of flash artifacts. Hewlett Packard Development Company, Leslie P Gehman, April 11, 2006: US07027662 (63 worldwide citation)

An image without use of a flash is taken, along with an image using a flash. A difference image is generated by subtracting the flash-less image from the flash image. A threshold is applied to the difference image such that only large differences in intensity remain in the difference image. This art ...


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John M Baron: Electronic tour guide and photo location finder. Hewlett Packard Company, October 1, 2002: US06459388 (31 worldwide citation)

A location database system provides information about nearby sites to a user. The system includes a processor configured to identify the present location of the system using the Global Positioning System. The processor is also associated with a clock providing realtime information. The clock may be ...


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John M Baron: System and method for horizon correction within images. Hewlett Packard Development Company, July 18, 2006: US07079707 (24 worldwide citation)

The present invention includes a system and method for the correction of user induced inadvertent orientation errors in captured digital images before the digital image is saved to a storage media or memory. A system of the present invention checks a user-selectable input to determine if the orienta ...


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John M Baron: Method and apparatus for scoring media. Hewlett Packard Development Company, September 20, 2005: US06945645 (21 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for printing and scoring media in a printing system. In one embodiment a scoring pattern is based upon input by the user on a graphical user interface. The system typically incorporates a controller that drives a scoring printer having a scoring head with one or more pins or w ...


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Choon Hwee Yap, John M Baron: Image processing method. Hewlett Packard Development Company, June 16, 2009: US07548689 (17 worldwide citation)

In a method for processing an image, a scene to be captured is divided into multiple zones and statistical values for a plurality of the multiple zones are obtained. In addition, a short-exposure time and a long-exposure time from the statistical values of the plurality of zones are determined. A lo ...


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John M Baron: System and method for removal of digital image vertical distortion. Hewlett Packard Development Company, November 8, 2005: US06963365 (13 worldwide citation)

A device, preferably a digital camera, has an imaging sensor providing a digital representation of an image projected onto an imaging portion of the imaging sensor. A processor associated with the device identifies an image compression factor and progressively, over a selected region of the digital ...


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John M Baron: Image storage queue adapted to store images according to archival status. Hewlett Packard Development Company, October 3, 2006: US07116361 (10 worldwide citation)

In a digital camera, images are stored in chronological order in an image storage queue, and the ability of the camera to add additional images to the queue is related to the archival status of the images already in the queue.