Atid Shamaie: Detecting and tracking objects in images. GestureTek, Fish & Richardson P C, August 11, 2009: US07574020 (331 worldwide citation)

According to one disclosed method, coordinates in a multi-dimensional space are determined for an image point characterizing a particular object. An equation describing a model in the space is provided. The model is characteristic of a set of training images of one or more other objects. The coordin ...

David Odland, Kathryn Odland: Customized vehicle body. April 16, 2013: US08421811 (174 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to a system and method for customizing the appearance of a vehicle. Users can display customized designs, colors or promotional information on the vehicle for free or on a fee basis. The system also allows users to use a detection device to detect the colors or patterns of oth ...

Ronald S Cok, Rodney D Feldman, John C Burtis: Broad color gamut display. Eastman Kodak Company, Thomas H Close, May 27, 2003: US06570584 (162 worldwide citation)

A digital color image display device, includes a plurality of pixels, each pixel having a plurality of subpixels with at least one of the subpixels producing a color other than red, green or blue.

William Hill, Michael Duggan, Leroy B Keely Jr, Gregory C Hitchcock, J Turner Whitted: Weighted mapping of image data samples to pixel sub-components on a display device. Microsoft Corporation, Workman Nydegger & Seeley, May 29, 2001: US06239783 (149 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus are disclosed for sampling image data and mapping the samples to pixel sub-components which form a pixel element of an LCD display so that each pixel sub-component has a different portion of the image mapped thereto and at least one of the pixel sub-components has two or more s ...

Karel Havel: Variable color display system. Texas Digital Systems, Akin Gump Strauss Hsuer & Feld L, January 25, 2000: US06018237 (149 worldwide citation)

A variable color display system exhibits a display unit in a color in accordance with the value of a limit. The color signals are developed in accordance with the value of the limit and applied to a color control input of the display system to control its color substantially continuously.

Paul J Wehrenberg, Aaron Leiba, Richard C Williams, David R Falkenburg, Louis G Gerbarg, Ray L Chang: Methods and apparatuses for operating a portable device based on an accelerometer. Apple, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, March 30, 2010: US07688306 (141 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatuses for operating a portable device based on an accelerometer are described. According to one embodiment of the invention, an accelerometer attached to a portable device detects a movement of the portable device. In response, a machine executable code is executed within the porta ...

Ulrich Neumann, Suya You: Modeling and video projection for augmented virtual environments. University of Southern California, Fish & Richardson P C, September 1, 2009: US07583275 (121 worldwide citation)

Systems and techniques to implement augmented virtual environments. In one implementation, the technique includes: generating a three dimensional (3D) model of an environment from range sensor information representing a height field for the environment, tracking orientation information of image sens ...

Ming Jiun Liaw, Ho Hsin Yang, Yuh Ren Shen: Automatic gamma correction system for displays. Industrial Technology Research Institute, July 15, 2003: US06593934 (107 worldwide citation)

This invention is related to an automatic Gamma correction system in which a novel display driving circuitry is designed with a digital/analog converter (DAC), wherein the Gamma reference voltages as well as the corresponding gray-scale values are adjustable. Therefore, the present invention provide ...

Farhad Fouladi, Mark M Leather, Robert Moore, Howard Cheng, Timothy J Van Hook: Graphics system with copy out conversions between embedded frame buffer and main memory. Nintendo, Nixon & Vanderhye, February 27, 2007: US07184059 (105 worldwide citation)

A graphics system including a custom graphics and audio processor produces exciting 2D and 3D graphics and surround sound. The system includes a graphics and audio processor including a 3D graphics pipeline and an audio digital signal processor. The graphics processor includes an embedded frame buff ...

Liza G Boland, Johan G Janssen: Image interpolation and decimation using a continuously variable delay filter and combined with a polyphase filter. Koninklijke Philips Electronics, Laurie E Gathman, July 29, 2003: US06600495 (103 worldwide citation)

A filter structure is provided that facilitates the use of the filter as either a continuous delay Farrow filter or a selectable delay polyphase filter. The less complex polyphase filter is used when the desired scale substantially corresponds to a defined phase of the polyphase filter, or when time ...