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9036908 Backwards compatible extended image format  
Techniques are provided for encoding an extended image such that it is backwards compatible with existing decoding devices. An extended image format is defined such that the extended image format...
9036702 Method and apparatus for image encoding using hold-MBs, and method and apparatus for image decoding using hold-MBs  
In video/image coding, macroblocks (MBs) are often intra coded in raster scan order, starting from one seed MB. The invention improves intra prediction for optimized usage of multi-core...
9036228 Image processing device, image processing method, and image processing program recording medium  
An image processing device comprises: a first output device having a first color gamut and outputting an image based on a given first color reproduction target value; a second output device having...
9031334 Image coding method, image decoding method, image coding apparatus, image decoding apparatus, and image coding and decoding apparatus  
An image coding method in which a chroma component and a luma component of an input image including one or more transform blocks are transformed to code the input image. The luma component has the...
9030568 Data processing apparatuses, data processing method, program, and camera system  
Disclosed herein is a data processing apparatus including: a data sort block configured to sort, into multiple groups by information data of a same type, input data including information data of...
9025898 Dynamically selecting compression method for graphics remoting  
Method and apparatus for improving compression efficiency of for graphics remoting are described herein. According to one embodiment, for each data object of a stream generated within a virtual...
9025167 Image processing apparatus and method  
An image processing apparatus includes a first image processing unit having a fixed image processing function to perform image processing of image data. A second image processing unit has a fixed...
9020254 Dynamic image quality checker for use in image transcoding  
Described is a technology by which an image is transcoded to a desired quality measure (e.g., PSNR). A quality measure of transcoded image data is checked against a desired quality measure, and if...
9019393 Video processing system and method  
Embodiments provide a video processing system that can include a video processor, a decompression component, and a demosaicing component. The video processing system can be configured to...
9020299 Hybrid image format  
Hybrid image format techniques are described in which multiple resolution images are concatenated to a standard bitmap image to create a hybrid image file. The hybrid image file is created through...
9020249 Color processing apparatus and color processing method  
Data which represents a color space is input, a dataset which represents visual uniformity in each of a plurality of color areas is acquired, and control points which indicate a control region...
9013595 Digital video camera with internal data sample compression  
An apparatus generally comprising a first encoder, a decoder and a second encoder is disclosed. The first encoder may be configured to generate a plurality of first compressed samples from a...
9014496 Methods of and apparatus for encoding and decoding data in data processing systems  
To encode and compress a data array 30, the data array 30 is first divided into a plurality of blocks 31. A quadtree representation is then generated for each block 31 by initializing each leaf...
9014468 Image processing apparatus, computer-readable storage medium storing computer-readable instructions and associated method  
An image processing apparatus may create text image data representing a text image, based on target image data representing a target image including text. The image processing apparatus may...
9002104 Image processing apparatus  
An image processing apparatus includes a reduction unit and a compression unit. The reduction unit is configured to execute color-number reduction processing for each block configured by a...
8995780 Compression of digital images of scanned documents  
A method for creating a binary mask image from an inputted digital image of a scanned document, including the steps of creating a binarized image by binarizing the inputted digital image,...
8995764 Method and an arrangement for texture compression  
The embodiments of the present invention reduce the compression time in order to achieve a faster texture compression. That is achieved by guessing, i.e. estimating the best table or tables (e.g....
8995763 Systems and methods for determining compression methods to use for an image  
Systems and methods described herein facilitate determining compression methods to use on an image. A client is in communication with a server that is configured to separate an image into a...
8989486 Generation of intermediate images for texture compression  
A machine may be configured to process an uncompressed image to obtain a set of intermediate images, which may be alternatively known as working images or temporary images. Such a set of...
8983175 Video processing method and device for depth extraction  
The present invention provides an improved method and device for generating a depth map (112) by extracting three-dimensional depth information from the movement vectors of an encoded video bit...
8983185 Image compression  
Disclosed is a method of compressing an image to be stored in a memory to satisfy a memory requirement. A size of a region having a uniform colour in the image is determined. The determined size...
8982963 Compatible compression of high dynamic range, visual dynamic range, and wide color gamut video  
A first image stream has a first dynamic range and a first color space. First and the second image streams are received in a layered codec. The second image stream has a second dynamic range,...
8977066 Image compression using sub-resolution images  
Methods, systems, and articles of manufacture for image compression and decompression using sub-resolution images are disclosed. Compressing of images includes, determining a plurality of entropy...
8977048 Method medium system encoding and/or decoding an image using image slices  
An encoding method, medium, and system encoding an image, with an image being encoded by generating a plurality of image slices as images of each color component of the image and encoding the...
8971621 Toner limit processing mechanism  
A method is disclosed. The method includes analyzing each tile of a sheetside image to determine if one or more color values of a tile exceeds a predetermined maximum value.
8971408 Piecewise cross color channel predictor  
A sequence of visual dynamic range (VDR) images may be encoded using a standard dynamic range (SDR) base layer and one or more enhancement layers. A prediction image is generated by using...
8965122 Signal processing apparatus and method, and program  
Signals are provided which allow colors in a wider color range than predetermined standards, which can be handled by apparatus according to such predetermined standards. A primary color converter...
8958474 System and method for effectively encoding and decoding a wide-area network based remote presentation session  
A system and method for effectively encoding and decoding a wide-area network based remote presentation scheme makes use of a scalable video codec (SVC) to encode multiple screen data. A RGB frame...
8953220 Image processing for rotation of compressed image data  
An image processing apparatus which can rotate input image data in a compressed state, comprises a storage unit which stores a rotation angle of the image data; a holding unit which holds, for...
8953878 Image compressor, image processing system, and method for compressing image  
According to one embodiment, it is provided that an image compressor includes an image data controller, first to third encoders and an encoded data generator. The image data controller extracts...
8948530 Adaptive image compression system and method  
Provided are an adaptive image compression system and method. The adaptive image compression method includes a step of determining, at an adaptive image compression system, characteristics of an...
8942474 Method and system for interpolating index values of associated tiles in an image  
A method for performing indexing in an image decoder. The method includes identifying a tile in an image, wherein the image comprises a plurality of tiles, and wherein each tile includes color...
8942473 Image processing method and display apparatus  
A method and an apparatus for processing an image are provided. A buffer is provided and separated into a series of storage units. Each storage unit has a fixed size. The image is divided into...
8943398 System and method for generating colored table from variable height background content imagery to support rich content in multiple email readers  
Systems and methods for generating presentationally-rich email messages having imagery and variable height content entry areas that are compatible across multiple email readers.
8934537 Video coding device and video coding method  
A video coding device includes a buffer simulation unit that calculates an occupation amount of a virtual buffer to be used for controlling a coding amount, by using, for each picture, (a) a code...
8934042 Candidate image presenting method using thumbnail image and image signal processing device and imaging device performing the same  
A candidate image presenting method using thumbnail images and an image signal processor and an imaging device performing the candidate image presenting method are provided. The image signal...
8934140 Image processing apparatus and image processing method  
A color gamut of image data is appropriately subjected to a smoothing processing to print an image of favorable color reproduction and gradation reproduction. Specifically, when an average...
8929653 Signal processing apparatus and method, and program  
Signals are provided which allow colors in a wider color range than predetermined standards, which can be handled by apparatus according to such predetermined standards. A primary color converter...
8923613 Image compression device, image compression method, integrated circuit, program, and picture display apparatus  
Degradation in image quality of color difference components is to be suppressed. Provided is an image compression device that performs fixed length compression of data to be compressed composed of...
8917931 Color conversion based on an HVS model  
An encoder for encoding a video stream or an image is described herein. The encoder receives an input video stream and outputs an encoded video stream that can be decoded at a decoder to recover,...
8918374 Compression of relational table data files  
Compression of relational table data is enhanced with a pre-compression step of mapping the values of each field. Illustratively, the data in each cell of the relational table is replaced with a...
8907974 Image processing apparatus, display apparatus, and image processing method  
When a single pixel is displayed by four color sub-pixels, or R (red), G (green), B (blue), and G, in a Bayer array, this invention sets the scaling rate of a scaling process to 3/2 times when...
8908986 Systems and methods for selecting ink colors  
Implementations of the present disclosure are directed to a method, system, and computer-readable medium for choosing ink colors for a screen printing process. An image to be reproduced with the...
8908980 Image codec engine  
A method implemented in a graphics engine for decoding image blocks to derive an original image is provided. The method comprises receiving at least one encoded image data block at a block...
8903172 Imaging terminal operative for decoding  
There is set forth herein an imaging terminal operative for decoding of bar codes. In one embodiment the terminal can include a color imaging assembly having a color image sensor array. The...
8897359 Adaptive quantization for enhancement layer video coding  
Techniques and tools for encoding enhancement layer video with quantization that varies spatially and/or between color channels are presented, along with corresponding decoding techniques and...
8897558 Method of compressing a block-based binary image  
A method of compressing a 2×2 block based binary image is provided. The method includes: determining whether pixels included in a block are included in existing patterns; generating the number N...
8897557 Method of auto-determination a three-dimensional image format  
A method of auto-determination a three-dimensional image format includes a processor receiving an image signal; the processor capturing a plurality of frames from the image signal; the processor...
8897580 Error diffusion with color conversion and encoding  
YCbCr image data may be dithered and converted into RGB data shown on a 8-bit or other bit display. Dither methods and image processors are provided which generate the banding artifact free image...
8891894 Psychovisual image compression  
Psychovisual image compression techniques are disclosed that compress pixel data by a fixed compression ratio with little or no perceptual loss of detail. In some implementations, a psychovisual...