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Marc Levoy, Pat Hanrahan: Method and system for light field rendering. Board of Trustees Leland Stanford Jr University, Coudert Brothers, August 1, 2000: US06097394 (265 worldwide citation)

Described is a simple and robust method and system for generating new views from arbitrary camera positions without depth information or feature matching, simply by combining and resampling the available images. This technique interprets input images as two-dimensional slices of a four dimensional f ...


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Robert A Proudfoot, Marc Levoy: Systems and methods for glare removal using polarized filtering in document scanning. Google, Fish & Richardson P C, July 14, 2009: US07561312 (51 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods using polarized filtering for glare removal to improve the process of scanning documents, particularly bound documents with glossy content, are disclosed. The system may generally include a lighting source for illuminating a document, a lighting source polarizer attached to the l ...


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Christopher R Uhlik, Joseph K O Sullivan, Marc Levoy: Acquiring and using three-dimensional information in a document scanning system. Google, Fish & Richardson P C, September 8, 2009: US07586655 (24 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods for acquiring and using three-dimensional imaging data to improve the process of scanning bound documents are disclosed. The system includes a camera for capturing an image of documents such as books, and a second camera for gathering data regarding the first camera's field of vi ...


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Ryan Geiss, Marc Levoy: Robust image alignment using block sums. Google, McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff, June 12, 2012: US08200020 (21 worldwide citation)

A computing device may select a source tile from a source image. From the source tile, the computing device may select a first rectangular feature and a second rectangular feature. Based on the first and second rectangular features, the computing device may calculate a source feature vector. The com ...


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Ryan Geiss, Marc Levoy: Robust image alignment using block sums. Google, McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff, April 2, 2013: US08411962 (16 worldwide citation)

A computing device may select a source tile from a source image. From the source tile, the computing device may select a first rectangular feature and a second rectangular feature. Based on the first and second rectangular features, the computing device may calculate a source feature vector. The com ...


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Rolf Adelsberger, Markus Gross, Marc Levoy, Remo Ziegler: Spatially adaptive photographic flash unit. ETH Zuerich, Laurence A Greenberg, Werner H Stemer, Ralph E Locher, July 10, 2012: US08218963 (7 worldwide citation)

Using photographic flash for candid shots often results in an unevenly lit scene, in which objects in the back appear dark. A spatially adaptive photographic flash (100) is disclosed, in which the intensity of illumination (21, 23) varies depending on the depth and reflectivity (30, 101) of features ...


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Marc Levoy, Natasha Gelfand, Wei Chao Chen, Kari Antero Pulli: Method, apparatus, and computer program product for presenting burst images. Nokia Corporation, Alston & Bird, July 30, 2013: US08497920 (5 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for presenting burst images is provided. The apparatus may include a processor that may be configured to receive a plurality of burst images. Each burst image may differ from the other burst images based on a variable parameter, such as, but not limited to, exposure, focus, and/or time, ...


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Robert A Proudfoot, Marc Levoy: Systems and methods for glare removal using polarized filtering in document scanning. Google, Fish & Richardson P C, May 8, 2012: US08174739 (5 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods using polarized filtering for glare removal to improve the process of scanning documents, particularly bound documents with glossy content, are disclosed. The system may generally include a lighting source for illuminating a document, a lighting source polarizer attached to the l ...


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Marc Levoy, Natasha Gelfand, Wei Chao Chen, Kari Antero Pulli: Method, apparatus, and computer program product for presenting burst images. Nokia Corporation, Alston & Bird, April 21, 2015: US09013592 (2 worldwide citation)

An apparatus, method and computer program product for presenting burst images are provided. The apparatus may include a processor that may be configured to receive a plurality of burst images. Each burst image may differ from the other burst images based on a variable parameter. The processor may al ...


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Ryan Burgess Geiss, Marc Levoy, Roman Lewkow: Using a second camera to adjust settings of first camera. Google, McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff, April 4, 2017: US09615012

A device may operate a first image-capture system to capture first image data of a scene. While the first image-capture system is capturing the first image data, the device may operate a second image-capture system to determine an updated value for the first image setting, and send an instruction to ...