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Dennis L Venable, Patrick A Fleckenstein Jr, William A Fuss: Period-based bit conversion method and apparatus for digital image processing. Xerox Corporation, Fay Sharpe Fagan Minnich & McKee, September 18, 2001: US06292168 (62 worldwide citation)

A period-based method for converting digital image data for a plurality of pixels from a first bit depth to a second bit depth includes receiving an input scanline of an arbitrary length comprising digital image data for a plurality of input image pixels. Each of the input image pixels is defined at ...


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Florent Raoul, Lelong Pierre: Image processing system comprising fixed cameras and a system simulating a moving camera.. Philips Electronique Lab, Philips Electronics, April 26, 1995: EP0650299-A1 (61 worldwide citation)

Digital image processing system with: - a system of n real fixed cameras (C1,...Ci, Cj,... Cn), the individual fields of view of which merge together for taking a view of a panoramic scene, - an image construction system (GVVB) simulating a moving camera (Cv) called virtual camera, which continuousl ...


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Tetsuo Fujisawa: Digital image processing apparatus. Ricoh Company, Mason Fenwick & Lawrence, May 7, 1991: US05014124 (59 worldwide citation)

A digital image processing apparatus includes first through sixth circuits. The first circuit divides digital input image data into a plurality of blocks, each block defining an area of a predetermined size. The second circuit detects a plurality of features of the divided digital image data for eve ...


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Ann L McCarthy, Kevin E Spaulding, Edward J Giorgianni: System using one or more residual image(s) to represent an extended color gamut digital image. Eastman Kodak Company, Raymond L Owens, August 28, 2001: US06282312 (58 worldwide citation)

A digital image processing system includes one or more opto-electronic image digitization device(s) which digitize still photographic images and produce an extended color gamut digital image corresponding to each still photographic image, and an image processing unit, coupled with said image digitiz ...


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Gina N LaRossa, Hsien Che Lee: Digital image processing method for edge shaping. Eastman Kodak Company, David M Woods, August 26, 2003: US06611627 (58 worldwide citation)

A digital image processing method, includes the steps of: transforming the digital image using an edge sensitive wavelet transform to produce a plurality of wavelet coefficients at various resolutions and a residual image; modifying the wavelet coefficients as a function of the image gradient and it ...


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Eric C Anderson, Gary Chin: Modular digital image processing via an image processing chain with modifiable parameter controls. Apple Computer, Sawyer & Associates, November 23, 1999: US05991465 (57 worldwide citation)

Aspects for allowing variably controlled alteration of image processing of digital image data in a digital image capture device include forming an image processing chain with two or more image processors to process digital image data, and providing one or more parametric controls within each of the ...


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Jeffrey Weisman, Stanley Zietz: Echocardiography workstation. Echovision, Woodcock Washburn, January 6, 2004: US06674879 (56 worldwide citation)

A digital image processing system for enhancing the image quality and diagnostic capabilities of conventional medical diagnostic ultrasound imaging systems and, more particularly, to an echocardiography workstation (


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Arthur T Wolstenholme, Robert F Burton, Ignazio Barraco, Eddie Kin Kwok Chu: Digital image processing system and method. Crosfield Electronics, Sughrue Mion Zinn Macpeak & Seas, March 22, 1994: US05297256 (55 worldwide citation)

A digital image processing system comprises a processor at a central, first site; and digital image processing equipment such as an analyze scanner and an expose scanner at a second site remote from the first site. The processor and the digital image processing equipment are connectable and are adap ...


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Yoshio Yui: Digital image processing by hardware using cubic convolution interpolation. NEC Corporation, Ostrolenk Faber Gerb & Soffen, March 25, 1986: US04578812 (55 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is hardware for providing pixel data by interpolation. In the hardware previously memorized weight factors corresponding to the particular site are retrieved under the influence of the outputs of addressing circuits, multiplied with the original pixel data corresponding to the site prior t ...


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Takao Toi: Image processing system. NEC Corporation, Sughrue Mion PLLC, November 28, 2006: US07142731 (55 worldwide citation)

An image processing system whose circuit size is small, and whose dissipation power is small is provided. The image processing system executes digital image processing of an interval of active pixel in the condition that a first internal logic description is written in a field programmable gate arra ...