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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 (230 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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Eric C Anderson, Gary Chin, George W Dalke: Modular digital image processing via an image processing chain. Apple Computer, Sawyer & Associates, February 22, 2000: US06028611 (221 worldwide citation)

A method for manipulating image data in a digital image capture device includes forming two or more image processors, and providing the two or more image processors in the digital image capture device. The method further includes linking the two or more image processors to form an image processing c ...


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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 (219 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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Brett Bilbrey, Lawrence A Gust: Video composition and position system and media signal communication system. George S Sheng, Foley & Lardner, February 1, 2000: US06020931 (219 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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Nathan P Myhrvold, James T Kajiya, Jerome E Lengyel, Russell Schick: Method and system for generating images using Gsprites. Microsoft Corporation, Klarquist Sparkman Campbell Leigh & Whinston, February 2, 1999: US05867166 (217 worldwide citation)

In an image processing system, a method for generating a images includes rendering graphical models comprising a scene to separate image layers called "gsprites," and then compositing these image layers to generate an image. An image processor can retrieve gsprites from memory, transform them, and c ...


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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 (217 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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Mark P Heilbrun, Paul McDonald, J Clayton Wiker, Spencer Koehler, William Peters: Apparatus and method for photogrammetric surgical localization. University of Utah Research Foundation, Trask Britt & Rossa, February 18, 1997: US05603318 (216 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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Rudolf M Bolle, Jonathan H Connell, Arun Hampapur, Andrew W Senior: System and method for automatically setting image acquisition controls. International Business Machines, Louis J Percello, McGuireWoods, October 9, 2001: US06301440 (214 worldwide citation)

A system and method use computer image processing for setting the parameters for an image acquisition device of a camera. The image parameters are set automatically by analyzing the image to be taken, and setting the controls according to the subject matter, in the same manner as an expert photograp ...


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William M Benton, William Mee: Method of and system for electronic funds transfer via facsimile with image processing verification. Moneyfax, Lowe Price LeBlanc & Becker, November 23, 1993: US05265008 (212 worldwide citation)

In a system for carrying out financial transactions via facsimile machines, account customized transaction vouchers are completed by at least one party to a transaction. The transaction vouchers issued to that party contain thereon in bar code format a series of pseudo random alphanumeric characters ...


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Dan S Bloomberg: Binary image processing for decoding self-clocking glyph shape codes. Xerox Corporation, December 1, 1992: US05168147 (210 worldwide citation)

Binary image processing techniques are provided for decoding bitmap image space representations of self-clocking glyph shape codes of various types (e.g., codes presented as original or degraded images, with one or a plurality of bits encoded in each glyph, while preserving the discriminability of g ...



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