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Rabbani Majid Eastman Kodak Co, Melnychuck Paul W Eastman Koda, Axman Michael Stuart Eastman K, Baradar Ali R Eastman Kodak Co: Method and apparatus for the addition and removal of digital watermarks in a hierarchical image storage and retrieval system.. Eastman Kodak Co, May 3, 1995: EP0651554-A1 (343 worldwide citation)

An image processing technique is described in the context of a hierarchical image storage and retrieval system. The method allows for the controlled addition and removal of digital watermarks from selected image components in the hierarchy. The method adds a digital watermark in a selected image res ...


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Jin Gu: Creating 3D images of objects by illuminating with infrared patterns. GestureTek, Fish & Richardson P C, September 30, 2008: US07430312 (336 worldwide citation)

According to a general aspect, processing images includes projecting an infra-red pattern onto a three-dimensional object and producing a first image, a second image, and a third image of the three-dimensional object while the pattern is projected on the three-dimensional object. The first image and ...


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Larry Sitka: Hierarchical data storage management. Imation, William D Bauer, December 11, 2001: US06330572 (321 worldwide citation)

A system and method for managing the storage of files within an HSM system incorporate an architecture and methodology that facilitate the storage and retrieval of large image files as part of an overall image processing workflow. In particular, the system and method may find ready application in a ...


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Peter J Burt: Dynamic method for recognizing objects and image processing system therefor. David Sarnoff Research Center, William J Burke, November 5, 1991: US05063603 (321 worldwide citation)

A time series of successive relatively high-resolution frames of image data, any frame of which may or may not include a graphical representation of one or more predetermined specific members (e.g., particular known persons) of a given generic class (e.g. human beings), is examined in order to recog ...


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Panos G Michalopoulos, Richard A Fundakowski, Meletios Geokezas, Robert C Fitch: Vehicle detection through image processing for traffic surveillance and control. Regents of the University of Minnesota, Kinney & Lange, July 11, 1989: US04847772 (319 worldwide citation)

A vehicle detection system for providing data characteristic of traffic conditions includes a camera overlooking a roadway section for providing video signals representative of the field (traffic scene), and a digitizer for digitizing these signals and providing successive arrays of pixels (picture ...


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Seth Rosenthal, John R Anderson, Steve Sullivan: Method and apparatus for using captured high density motion for animation. Irell & Manella, October 14, 2003: US06633294 (314 worldwide citation)

A technique for high-resolution motion capture according to the present invention includes a high-resolution makeup scheme and calibration object to optimize data capture. Data reduction and processing techniques reduce noise in the raw data and result in sufficient captured data to permit the use o ...


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Charles J Jacobus, Jennifer Lynn Griffin: Method and system for simulating medical procedures including virtual reality and control method and system for use therein. Cybernet Systems Corporation, Gifford Krass Groh Sprinkle Patmore Anderson&Citkowski, June 23, 1998: US05769640 (312 worldwide citation)

A method and system for simulating medical procedures is presented. During an actual medical procedure, the actions of a medical instrument are measured and recorded. These actions are generated on a member representative of the medical instrument to simulate the actual medical procedure. Forces act ...


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Keiji Saneyoshi: Distance detection system for vehicles. Fuji Jukogyo Kabushiki Kaisha, Beveridge DeGrandi Weilacher & Young, April 26, 1994: US05307136 (309 worldwide citation)

An automobile distance detection system includes an image camera system which photographs an object which exists in a required range external to an automobile, from a plurality of different directions and obtains a plurality of pictures, and a picture processing unit which processes the plural numbe ...


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Jocelyn Cloutier: FPGA-based processor. Lucent Technologies, April 6, 1999: US05892962 (304 worldwide citation)

A multiprocessor having an input/output controller, a process controller, and a multidimensional arrays of field programmable gate arrays (FPGAs), each FPGA having its own local memory. The multiprocessor may be programmed to function as a single-instruction, multiple-data (SIMD) parallel processor ...


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Xiaoxun Zhu, Yong Liu, Ka Man Au, Rui Hou, Hongpeng Yu, Xi Tao, Liang Liu, Wenhua Zhang, Anatoly Kotlarsky, Sankar Ghosh, Michael Schnee, Pasqual Spatafore, Thomas Amundsen, Sung Byun, Mark Schmidt, Garrett Russell, John Bonanno, C Harry Knowles: Hand-supportable digital imaging-based bar code symbol reader supporting narrow-area and wide-area modes of illumination and image capture. Metrologic Instruments, Thomas J Perkowski Esq P C, October 31, 2006: US07128266 (303 worldwide citation)

A hand-supportable digital imaging-based bar code symbol reading device comprises: an ir-based object presence and range detection subsystem; a multi-mode area-type image formation and detection subsystem having narrow-area and wide area image capture modes of operation; a multi-mode LED-based illum ...



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