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Olivier Avaro
Marie Dudon, Olivier Avaro, Gerard Eude: Method for interpolating images. France Telecom, Oblon Spivak McClelland Maier & Neustadt P C, August 3, 1999: US05933547 (15 worldwide citation)

The invention concerns a method for interpolating images by means of triangulation and geometrical transformation, wherein a triangulation of images and an estimation of movements of apexes is carried out to insert images sub-sampled temporally or steroscopically.


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Jeffrey L Edwards: Method and apparatus for performing a clean background subtraction. Electric Planet, Van Pelt & Yi, June 25, 2002: US06411744 (370 worldwide citation)

A background subtraction apparatus of the present invention includes a key point locator for locating key points on a known object type, a boundary point locator for locating boundary points of the known object that make up the edges of the known object, and an edge processor for processing the edge ...


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Gabriel Jakobson, Steven Rueben: Displaying content associated with electronic mapping systems. July 16, 2013: US08490025 (302 worldwide citation)

Various methods, systems and apparatus for displaying alternate content in a digital mapping system, are disclosed. One such method may include detecting a change in a zoom level of an electronic map displaying geographic content (e.g. tile-based digital map, satellite image, etc.) on a computing de ...


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Rakesh Kumar, Stephen Charles Hsu, Keith Hanna, Supun Samarasekera, Richard Patrick Wildes, David James Hirvonen, Thomas Edward Klinedinst, William Brian Lehman, Bodgan Matei, Wenyi Zhao, Barbara Levienaise Obadia: Method and apparatus for performing geo-spatial registration of imagery. Sarnoff Corporation, William J Burke, July 22, 2003: US06597818 (269 worldwide citation)

A system and method for accurately mapping between image coordinates and geo-coordinates, called geo-spatial registration. The system utilizes the imagery and terrain information contained in the geo-spatial database to precisely align geodetically calibrated reference imagery with an input image, e ...


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Alexander Roustaei: System and method for reading and comparing two-dimensional images. Symbol Technologies, Ira J Schaefer Esq, Mitchell S Feller Esq, Clifford Chance Rogers & Wells, May 7, 2002: US06385352 (249 worldwide citation)

A system and method for reading a two-dimensional image, and for comparing the two-dimensional image to stored data representative of a known image. The optical scanning device comprises a sensor for capturing the two-dimensional image, which sensor includes an LED array for projecting an emitted li ...


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Jeffrey S Coffin, Darryl Ingram: Facial recognition system for security access and identification. Laubscher & Laubscher, November 23, 1999: US05991429 (241 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for identifying individuals for the purposes of determining clearance access or surveillance is characterized by enrolling an image of a person's face either voluntarily or secretly to be later used for comparison when the person voluntarily desires clearance or is covertly de ...


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Philip S Green: Method for telemanipulation with telepresence. SRI International, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, May 20, 1997: US05631973 (238 worldwide citation)

In a telemanipulation system for manipulating objects located in a workspace at a remote worksite by an operator from an operator's station, such as in a remote surgical system, the remote worksite having a manipulator with an end effector for manipulating an object at the workspace, such as a body ...


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John A Hossack, John W Sliwa Jr, Samuel H Maslak, Edward A Gardner, Gregory L Holley, David J Napolitano: Multiple ultrasound image registration system, method and transducer. Acuson Corporation, Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione, January 11, 2000: US06014473 (214 worldwide citation)

An ultrasonic imaging system includes an ultrasonic transducer having an image data array and a tracking array at each end of the image data array. The tracking arrays are oriented transversely to the image data array. Images from the image data array are used to reconstruct a three-dimensional repr ...


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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 (212 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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Richard S Szeliski, James M Coughlan: Spline-based image registration. Digital Equipment Corporation, Dirk Brinkman, March 11, 1997: US05611000 (203 worldwide citation)

The light intensity values of a first and second image are stored in a memory as pixels. A transformation from the second image to a derived image is perforated by a spline function in cooperation with a spline control grid. The spline control grid has a plurality of control vertices at predetermine ...