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Steve Sullivan, Alan D Trombla, Francesco G Callari: 2D to 3D image conversion. Industrial Light & Magic, Fish & Richardson P C, August 11, 2009: US07573475 (63 worldwide citation)

A method of creating a complementary stereoscopic image pair is described. The method includes receiving a first 2D image comprising image data, where the first 2D image is captured from a first camera location. The method also includes projecting at least a portion of the first 2D image onto comput ...


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Colin Davidson, Francesco G Callari, Alan D Trombla, Max S Han Chen: Infilling for 2D to 3D image conversion. Industrial Light & Magic, Fish & Richardson P C, August 11, 2009: US07573489 (51 worldwide citation)

A method for associating a portion of a stereoscopic image with a perceived depth is described. The method includes determining offset values that each indicate a displacement between image data in a first image of a stereoscopic pair and corresponding image data in a second image of the stereoscopi ...


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Kai Che Liu, Fu Chiang Jan, Wen Chao Chen, Cheng Feng Wu, Tsu Han Chen, Qi Wu: Example-based two-dimensional to three-dimensional image conversion method, computer readable medium therefor, and system. Industrial Technology Research Institute, McClure Qualey & Rodack, April 2, 2013: US08411932 (15 worldwide citation)

An example-based 2D to 3D image conversion method, a computer readable medium therefore, and a system are provided. The embodiments are based on an image database with depth information or with which depth information can be generated. With respect to a 2D image to be converted into 3D content, a ma ...


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Xiaoling Wang, Alexander Berestov, Jianing Wei, Xue Tu: 2D to 3D image conversion based on image content. Sony Corporation, Haverstock & Owens, August 27, 2013: US08520935 (7 worldwide citation)

A method for converting a 2D image into a 3D image includes receiving the 2D image; analyzing content of the received 2D image; determining a 2D-to-3D image conversion method based on a result of the content analysis; generating the 3D image by applying the determined method to the received 2D image ...


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Francois Martin: 2D to 3d image conversion. NXP, December 9, 2014: US08908994 (1 worldwide citation)

A method (and system) of processing image data in which a depth map is processed to derive a modified depth map by analyzing luminance and/or chrominance information in respect of the set of pixels of the image data. The depth map is modified using a function which correlates depth with pixel height ...


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Weihao Zhao, Xuyun Chen, Dongjian Wang: 2D to 3D image conversion device and method. Amlogic Co, Venture Pacific Law PC, April 11, 2017: US09619884 (1 worldwide citation)

A method to convert two-dimensional (ā€œ2Dā€) image content into three-dimensional (ā€œ3Dā€) image content for display on a display device, comprises the steps of: analyzing the 2D image content for predefined indicators and generating a depth map for each of the predefined indicators; determining a combi ...


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Guang zhi Liu, Chun Wang, Jian de Jiang, Xing Rui Wang, Yong Wu: Depth generation method and apparatus using the same. Novatek Microelectronics, Jianq Chyun IP Office, May 6, 2014: US08718402 (1 worldwide citation)

A depth generation method adapted for a 2D to 3D image conversion device is provided. The depth generation method includes the following steps. Motion vectors in an image frame are obtained by motion estimation. A global motion vector of the image frame is obtained. Motion differences between the mo ...


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Chun Hsing Hsieh, Hao Ying Cheng, Chia Wei Yu, Cheng Hsin Chang: 2D to 3D image conversion apparatus and method thereof. Realtek Semiconductor, McClure Qualey & Rodack, September 23, 2014: US08842905 (1 worldwide citation)

A 2D to 3D image conversion apparatus includes a data queue, a conversion unit and an offset calculation unit. The data queue receives and temporarily stores an input data value corresponding to a current pixel. The conversion unit outputs a current offset table corresponding to a current depth para ...


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WANG XIAOLING: 2d to 3d image conversion based on image content. SONY CORPORATION, Thayer Linda J, August 11, 2011: WO/2011/097306 (1 worldwide citation)

A method for converting a 2D image into a 3D image includes receiving the 2D image; analyzing content of the received 2D image; determining a 2D-to-3D image conversion method based on a result of the content analysis; generating the 3D image by applying the determined method to the received 2D image ...


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MARTIN FRANCOIS: [fr] Conversion dimage 2D en 3D, [de] Umwandlung eines 2D- zu einem 3D-Bild, [en] 2D to 3D image conversion. NXP, July 24, 2013: EP2618586-A1

[en] A method (and system) of processing image data in which a depth map is processed to derive a modified depth map by analysing luminance and/or chrominance information in respect of the set of pixels of the image data. The depth map is modified using a function which correlates depth with pixel h ...