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David M Pfeiffer, David T Stoner, John P Norsworthy, Dwight D Dipert, Jay A Thompson, James A Fontaine, Michael K Corry: High speed image processing computer with overlapping windows-div. Visual Information Technologies, Baker & Botts, September 8, 1992: US05146592 (205 worldwide citation)

An image processor having an image algorithm processor (66) operating under control of a writable control store (94), and a number of parallel image processors (72) operating under control of instruction words from a writable control store (100). An image memory controller (68) receives memory addre ...


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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 (205 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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Shuichi Kumada, Manabu Ohga: Image processing method and apparatus. Canon Kabushiki Kaisha, Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto, October 1, 2002: US06459436 (201 worldwide citation)

When gamut mapping (hue restoration) defined by one Lab color space is applied in color matching under different reference white points, human vision perceives the hue as inconsistent. In view of this, input data which is dependent on a color space of an input device is converted by a first conversi ...


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David M Pfeiffer, David T Stoner, John P Norsworthy, Dwight D Dipert, Jay A Thompson, James A Fontaine, Michael K Corry: High speed image processing system using separate data processor and address generator. Visual Information Technologies, Baker & Botts, January 15, 1991: US04985848 (200 worldwide citation)

An image processor having an image algorithm processor (66) operating under control of a writable control store (94), and a number of parallel image processors (72) operating under control of instruction words from a writable control store (100). An image memory controller (68) receives memory addre ...


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Masahiro Konishi, Makoto Tsugita, Masafumi Inuiya, Kazuyuki Masukane: Video camera, imaging method using video camera, method of operating video camera, image processing apparatus and method, and solid-state electronic imaging device. Fuji Photo Film, May 30, 1995: US05420635 (198 worldwide citation)

A suitable image is obtained of a subject in which the difference in luminance between a bright area and a dark area is very large. The dark area is properly exposed and first image data is obtained. The bright area is properly exposed, and second image data is obtained. The first image data pertain ...


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Guenter Abersfelder, Helmut Grantz, Wolfgang Odebrecht: System for monitoring the front or rear parking space of a motor vehicle. Mercedes Benz, Evenson McKeown Edwards & Lenahan P L L C, July 8, 1997: US05646614 (195 worldwide citation)

A system for monitoring the rear or front space of a motor vehicle being parked is provided. The system is based on a video camera having an image sharpness control, which can follow an object once detected, in terms of its sharpness, with the camera's autofocus over the whole search field, for exam ...


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Hiroshi Saito: Image processing system and method for processing documents in accordance with a job control sheet. Fuji Xerox Corporation, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett and Dunner, November 3, 1992: US05161037 (192 worldwide citation)

An image processing system in which input image information that is read from a document original is sujected to image processing on the basis of machine operating instruction information that is defined by a job control sheet, to obtain output image information. Machine operating instruction inform ...


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Yong Yan: System and method for biometrics-based facial feature extraction. Koninklijke Philips Electronics, February 25, 2003: US06526161 (192 worldwide citation)

A method and image processing system are disclosed that extract facial feature information from an image using biometrics information of a face. Regions of interests such as a face, eyes, nose and mouth are defined in the image. A combination of disparity mapping, edge detection and filtering are th ...


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Dixon Cleveland, James H Cleveland, Peter L Norloff: Eye tracking method and apparatus. LC Technologies, Kirkland & Ellis, July 27, 1993: US05231674 (191 worldwide citation)

In applications where it is desired to determine the locations of image features, such as eye monitoring to determine the direction that a person is gazing, determining the point at which he is gazing, or measuring the motions of his eye using a camera to capture an optical image of the eye and imag ...


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David A Simon, Kurt R Smith: System and methods for the reduction and elimination of image artifacts in the calibration of X-ray imagers. Surgical Navigation Technologies, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner, September 12, 2000: US06118845 (189 worldwide citation)

Image processing operations are used to improve images that include visual artifacts generated by calibration markers used in intrinsic calibration of an x-ray image. Artifacts introduced by opaque or semi-transparent calibration markers may be completely or partially removed from the image. More pa ...