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Salvatore J Stolfo: Method and apparatus for imaging, image processing and data compression. Mitchell A Stein & Associates P C Stein, May 5, 1998: US05748780 (276 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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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 (276 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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Hiroki Yonezawa, Tomoaki Kawai, Masaaki Kotani, Kazuko Tsujimura: Communication apparatus image processing apparatus communication method and image processing method. Canon Kabushiki Kaisha, Morgan & Finnegan L, July 24, 2001: US06266082 (274 worldwide citation)

In order to freely select, locate and display an image from a remote place on a monitor to facilitate observer's use, disclosed are apparatus and methods arranged to perform operation of drag and drop of a symbol to a specific position on a map showing the symbol indicating information of the p ...


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Alan Y Chow, Vincent Y Chow: Optical processor based imaging system. Alan Y Chow, Mayer Brown & Platt, May 30, 2000: US06069365 (271 worldwide citation)

An image processing system for capturing and compressing images into a digital format is disclosed. The system has an array of imaging pixel elements which consist of two photodiode detectors. One photodiode detector is a capture detector while the other detector is a reference detector. The capture ...


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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 (264 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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Raymond F Dinan, James F Dubil, Jerald R Malin, Robert R Rodite, Clair F Rohe, Gene D Rohrer: Document image processing system. International Business Machines Corporation, Bell Seltzer Park & Gibson, December 19, 1989: US04888812 (262 worldwide citation)

Documents, such as bank checks, are processed at a high rate of speed on an image processing system which optically scans the documents and converts optically perceptible data on the documents into video image data. The video image data from the scanner is compressed by data compression techniques a ...


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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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Haruko Kawakami, Hidekazu Sekizawa, Naofumi Yamamoto: Image processing apparatus using pattern generating circuits to process a color image. Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba, Oblon Spivak McClelland Maier & Neustadt P C, July 29, 1997: US05652626 (251 worldwide citation)

In the apparatus for processing a color image, a data signal representing another information differs from the color image is generated by a generating means. The another information is embedded into the color image by varying one of a color difference and a chroma of the color image in accordance w ...


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Joseph S Stam, Mark W Pierce, Harold C Ockerse: Image processing system to control vehicle headlamps or other vehicle equipment. Gentex Corporation, Price Heneveld Cooper Dewitt & Litton, James E Shultz Jr, December 12, 2006: US07149613 (245 worldwide citation)

An imaging system of the invention includes an image array sensor including a plurality of pixels. Each of the pixels generates a signal indicative of the amount of light received on the pixel. The imaging system further includes an analog to digital converter for quantizing the signals from the pix ...


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John E Jones, Paul A Jones, Ronald M Gafron, William J Jones, Douglas U Mennie: Network for transporting and processing images in real time. Cummins Allison, Jenkens & Gilchrist P C, December 9, 2003: US06661910 (245 worldwide citation)

An image processing network for processing image files and coupled to an outside data communication network comprising a plurality of remote image capture units, the units scanning documents and creating a plurality of image files of said documents; the image processing means is coupled to said plur ...