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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 (247 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 ...


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Nobuhiko Yasui, Atsushi Iisaka: Parking assistance system. Matsushita Electric Industrial, Wenderoth Lind & Ponack L, November 19, 2002: US06483429 (247 worldwide citation)

A parking assistance system is mounted in a vehicle, and has an image pick-up with a single camera, an image processing device, a display, a steering angle sensor, a wheel speed sensor, and a pulse counter. An A/D converter subjects two analog images picked up by the image pick-up at different locat ...


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Michael A Ogrinc, Robert A Card, Chris R Burns, Charles P Clarke, Ronda L Collier, Kevin M Collins, Stephen E Crane, Clifford Hersh, Brian C Knittel, Steven T Mayer, Lawrence Stead, Andrew E Wade, Robert L Lay, Bradley G Stewart, Raymond Pon, Robert Leyland, John F Schlag, Sven Jensen: Real time video image processing system. New Microtime, Skjerven Morrill MacPherson Franklin & Friel, January 24, 1995: US05384912 (244 worldwide citation)

A video digital signal processing and display system that allows real time processing of video images with extensive filtering and inter-pixel interpolation. The system includes a front end user and program interface supported by a personal computer, and also includes a microprocessor for controllin ...


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Yanbin Yu, Zhongxuan Zhang: Digital cameras using multiple sensors with multiple lenses. Joe Zheng, August 26, 2003: US06611289 (242 worldwide citation)

An improved digital camera that produces digital images of high qualities without using expensive image sensors and optics is disclosed. The disclosed digital cameras use multiple image sensors with multiple lenses. One of the multiple image sensors is made to be responsive to all intensity informat ...


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Brett Bilbrey, Lawrence A Gust: Video composition and position system and media signal communication system. George S Sheng, Foley & Lardner, February 1, 2000: US06020931 (240 worldwide citation)

A video signal compositing system uses advanced communication techniques to make compositing with virtual studio, blue screen, multi-color compositing, dynamic blue screen, add insertion, synthetic transfiguration, or panoramic displays more economical. A data communication system comprises a number ...


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Bailochan Behera: Archival document image processing and printing system. Unisys Corporation, Alfred W Kozak, Mark T Starr, February 16, 1993: US05187750 (239 worldwide citation)

A document processing, archival storage and printout system such as for handling customer checking accounts. Original checks/documents are processed into digital image data then stored temporarily in magnetic media and transferred to optical long-term archival storage. The system retrieves and accum ...


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Rudolf M Bolle, Jonathan H Connell, Norman Haas, Rakesh Mohan, Gabriel Taubin: Produce recognition system. International Business Machines Corporation, Louis J Percello, August 13, 1996: US05546475 (237 worldwide citation)

The present system and apparatus uses image processing to recognize objects within a scene. The system includes an illumination source for illuminating the scene. By controlling the illumination source, an image processing system can take a first digitize image of the scene with the object illuminat ...


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Kazuaki Takano, Tatsuhiko Monzi, Yasunari Tanaka, Eiryoh Ondoh, Makoto Shioya: Imaging system for a vehicle which compares a reference image which includes a mark which is fixed to said vehicle to subsequent images. Hitachi, Antonelli Terry Stout & Kraus, December 15, 1998: US05850254 (234 worldwide citation)

An environment recognition device formed in such a manner that an image sensor is installed so that an image sensor mounting location recognition mark falls within an image pickup area, comparator for comparing mark locations the images of which are picked up sequentially by the image sensor with re ...


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Hiroshi Takenaga, Hiroshi Kuroda, Satoru Kuragaki, Mitsuo Kayano, Tokuji Yoshikawa, Hiroto Morizane, Kazuaki Takano: Run environment recognizing apparatus. Hitachi, Evenson McKeown Edwards & Lenahan P L L C, February 20, 2001: US06191704 (233 worldwide citation)

Described herein is a run environment recognizing apparatus. The run environment recognizing apparatus comprises an imaging device for sensing the direction of traveling of a host vehicle as imaging vision, a radar for detecting the direction of traveling of the host vehicle as a detection range, an ...


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John M Evans Jr, Carl F R Weiman, Steven J King: Visual navigation and obstacle avoidance structured light system. Transitions Research Corporation, Perman & Green, August 13, 1991: US05040116 (227 worldwide citation)

A vision system for a vehicle, such as a mobile robot (10) includes at least one radiation projector (14, 16) which projects a structured beam of radiation into the robot's environment. The structured beam of radiation (14a, 16a) preferably has a substantially planar pattern of sufficient width to e ...