Monte Andre Dickson, Bingcheng Ni, Shufeng Han, John F Reid: Trajectory path planner for a vision guidance system. Case Corporation, Foley & Lardner, May 7, 2002: US06385515 (178 worldwide citation)

An automatic vision guidance system for an agricultural vehicle is disclosed and described. The vision guidance system uses a K-means clustering algorithm in image processing to distinguish between crop and non-crop features. The vision guidance system utilizes moment algorithms to determine the loc ...

John T Hooks Jr: Image processing system. Vought Corporation, James M Cate, Stephen S Sadacca, July 31, 1984: US04463380 (176 worldwide citation)

An image processing system is disclosed wherein information corresponding to a selected geographical region or geometric system is stored and selectively retrieved and processed to reproduce images corresponding to selected portions of the geographical or geometric system. In a preferred embodiment, ...

Mark R Rutenberg, Thomas L Hall, Robert Domes, Richard Chaban, Thomas Dulak, James M Herriman, John Porzio, Randall L Luck, James Knapp: Automated cytological specimen classification system and method. Neuromedical Systems, Renner Otto Boisselle & Sklar, February 15, 1994: US05287272 (175 worldwide citation)

An automated screening system and method for cytological specimen classification in which a neural network is utilized in performance of the classification function. Also included is an automated microscope and associated image processing circuitry.

Timothy Edwards, Jochen Heinzmann, Sebastien Rougeaux, Alex Zelinsky: Facial image processing system. Seeing Machines, St Onge Steward Johnston & Reens, May 9, 2006: US07043056 (175 worldwide citation)

A method of determining an eye gaze direction of an observer is disclosed comprising the steps of: (a) capturing at least one image of the observer and determining a head pose angle of the observer; (b) utilizing the head pose angle to locate an expected eye position of the observer, and (c) analyzi ...

Neal Margulis, Chad Fogg: System and method for using temporal gamma and reverse super-resolution to process images for use in digital display systems. Pixonics, Wells St John Roberts Gregory & Matkin, January 22, 2002: US06340994 (174 worldwide citation)

An image processing system including a display output processor using Temporal Gamma Processing (TGP) and Reverse Super-resolution (RSR) techniques to process images. TGP assures that the time-related representation of an image is as accurate as possible, and thus, based on a previous frame value an ...

Martin A Keane, Charles H Black: Optical card reader utilizing area image processing. Bally Manufacturing Company, Mason Kolehmainen Rathburn & Wyss, July 26, 1988: US04760247 (172 worldwide citation)

An optical card reader for reading marks made on the face of a preprinted card utilizes a video camera and a memory device to capture and store an image of at least a portion of the card. Positioning indices are printed on the card, and the reader has stored therein information defining possible loc ...

John Ellenby, Thomas William Ellenby, Peter Malcolm Ellenby, Kenyon E B McGuire: Electro-optic vision systems. GeoVector Corporation, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, May 16, 2000: US06064398 (172 worldwide citation)

An image processing system for producing an augmented image of a real world scene uses an image capturing device that captures a digital image of the real world scene and uses a database of real world scene information. The system includes the storage resources that locate the selected real world sc ...

Mark Peter Heilbrun, Paul McDonald, J Clayton Wiker, Spencer Koehler, William Peters: Apparatus and method for photogrammetric surgical localization. Sofamor Danek Holdings, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner L, December 26, 2000: US06165181 (171 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for defining the location of a medical instrument relative to features of a medical workspace including a patient's body region are described. Pairs of two-dimensional images are obtained, preferably by means of two video cameras making images of the workspace along different ...

Salih Burak Gokturk, Carlo Tomasi, Fahri Sürücü: Optical methods for remotely measuring objects. Canesta, December 18, 2007: US07310431 (171 worldwide citation)

A class of measurement devices can be made available using a family of projection patterns and image processing and computer vision algorithms. The proposed system involves a camera system, one or more structured light source, or a special pattern that is already drawn on the object under measuremen ...

Isamu Ozawa, Kuniaki Ohtsuka: Image processing system, digital camera, and printing apparatus. Canon Kabushiki Kaisha, Morgan & Finnegan, September 5, 2000: US06115137 (171 worldwide citation)

In order to print an image sensed by a digital camera using a printing apparatus for forming an image on a print medium, image data corresponding to the sensed image is converted into print data, and the converted data is transmitted to the printing apparatus, thereby providing an image processing s ...