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Joseph W Klingler, Lee T Andrews, Clifton L Vaughan: Desktop digital video processing system. Spectra Group, Brooks & Kushman, April 4, 1995: US05404316 (290 worldwide citation)

A digital image processing system including a microprocessor, random access memory, storage memory, input means, display means, and suitable logic to provide existing digital image processing operations in a conventional graphical user interface, such as a windows environment, which allows the user ...


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Keiji Saneyoshi: Distance detection system for vehicles. Fuji Jukogyo Kabushiki Kaisha, Beveridge DeGrandi Weilacher & Young, April 26, 1994: US05307136 (290 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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Dan S Bloomberg, Robert F Tow: Adaptive scaling for decoding spatially periodic self-clocking glyph shape codes. Xerox Corporation, February 25, 1992: US05091966 (288 worldwide citation)

Weighted and unweighted convolution filtering processes are provided for decoding bitmap image space representations of self-clocking glyph shape codes and for tracking the number and locations of the ambiquities or "errors" that are encountered during the decoding. This error detection may be linke ...


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Mark P Heilbrun, Paul McDonald, J Clayton Wiker, Spencer Koehler, William Peters: Apparatus and method for photogrammetric surgical localization. University of Utah, Trask Britt & Rossa, February 14, 1995: US05389101 (284 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 ...


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Jin Gu: Creating 3D images of objects by illuminating with infrared patterns. GestureTek, Fish & Richardson P C, August 4, 2009: US07570805 (282 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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John H Kamei, Cathy L Boon, Phillip F Stevens: Automotive occupant sensing device. Rockwell International Corporation, George A Montanye, David J Arthur, Susie H Oh, June 18, 1996: US05528698 (262 worldwide citation)

A vehicle occupant safety system includes an image sensor and processor that provides a classification of the occupancy status of the passenger seat area to determine whether an airbag should be deployed. The image processing system includes a photodetector array sensor and lens assembly with image ...


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Chen Feng, Ynjiun P Wang: Imaging based slot dataform reader. Metanetics Corporation, Watts Hoffman Fisher & Heinke Co A, February 10, 1998: US05717195 (261 worldwide citation)

A fixed position dataform reader reads a dataform printed on a substrate and passed through a desired target area. The reader comprises a housing, a first camera assembly, image processing and decoder circuitry, and a mounting support. The housing has a base surface, a face surface, and at least one ...


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Joseph W Klingler, Clifton L Vaughan, Gregory M Millar: Desktop digital video processing system. Radius, Brooks & Kushman P C, October 28, 1997: US05682326 (260 worldwide citation)

A digital image processing system includes a microprocessor, random access memory, storage memory, input, display, and suitable logic to provide existing digital video image processing operations in a graphical user interface which allows the user to quickly and efficiently edit a movie. The system ...


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Eric C Anderson: Apparatus and method for rotating the display orientation of a captured image. Apple Computer, Carr & Ferrell, January 4, 2000: US06011585 (258 worldwide citation)

The apparatus of the present invention preferably comprises an image sensor, an orientation sensor, a memory and a processing unit. The image sensor is used for generating captured image data. The orientation sensor is coupled to the image sensor, and is used for generating signals relating to the p ...


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Salvatore J Stolfo: Method and apparatus for imaging, image processing and data compression merge/purge techniques for document image databases. Mitchell A Stein & Associates P C Stein, September 16, 1997: US05668897 (256 worldwide citation)

A method for processing an image, consisting of a foreground and a background, to produce a highly compressed and accurate representation of the image, including the steps of scanning the image to create a digital image of the image, comparing the digital image against a codebook of stored digital i ...



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