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9042656 Image signature extraction device  
The image signature extraction device includes an extraction unit and a generation unit. The extraction unit extracts region features from respective sub-regions in an image in accordance with a...
9042667 Systems and methods for decoding light field image files using a depth map  
Systems and methods in accordance with embodiments of the invention are configured to render images using light field image files containing an image synthesized from light field image data and...
9042666 Method and apparatus for encoding and decoding image  
An apparatus and method for encoding and decoding an image are provided. The image decoding method includes decoding luma blocks according to a predetermined decoding mode of each of the luma...
9042657 Image-based georeferencing  
An image-based georeferencing system comprises an image receiver, an image identification processor, a reference feature determiner, and a feature locator. The image receiver is configured for...
9042670 Downsizing an encoded image  
There is provided a system, a computer program product, program storage device readable by machine, and a method of downsizing an input disjoint block level encoded image. According to examples of...
9042665 Method and apparatus for encoding and decoding image  
An apparatus and method for encoding and decoding an image are provided. The image decoding method includes decoding luma blocks according to a predetermined decoding mode of each of the luma...
9036697 Image decoding method and image decoding apparatus  
An image decoding method for decoding a bitstream including a coded signal resulting from coding tiles and slices into which an image is partitioned, the method including decoding the coded...
9036944 Apparatus and method for encoding/decoding images for intra-prediction coding  
A method of decoding an image includes the steps of restoring a residual value by performing inverse quantization and inverse transform on the residual value by entropy decoding a received bit...
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...
9036929 Method and apparatus for high resolution decoding of encoded symbols  
A method for scanning and decoding encoded symbols comprises processing low resolution image data from a full field of view and/or high resolution image data from one or more windowed segments of...
9036931 Systems and methods for decoding structured light field image files  
Systems and methods in accordance with embodiments of the invention are configured to render images using light field image files containing an image synthesized from light field image data and...
9036709 Apparatus for decoding motion information in merge mode  
Disclosed is an apparatus for decoding motion information in merge mode. The apparatus for decoding motion information in merge mode discloses a merge mode motion vector decoding unit configured...
9036930 Image signal decoding apparatus and image signal decoding method  
A decoding method decodes a base stream generated by encoding a first image signal of a first view and a dependent stream generated by encoding a second image signal of a second view. The method...
9036933 Image encoding method and apparatus, image decoding method and apparatus, and programs therefor  
When the entire image is divided into regions, each of which is subjected to predictive encoding while predicting an image signal by using an independent method assigned to the region, the object...
9031337 Image compression with alpha channel data  
Techniques for a compressed image with alpha channel data are described. Encoded alpha channel data from a compressed image representation may be extracted. A common type pixel run characteristic...
9031339 Image encoding method, image decoding method, image encoding device, image decoding device, image encoding program, and image decoding program  
An image-encoding device uses a region having similar image signals in a block in each encoding target block as an object, and performs set-up by associating a pixel value representing the object...
9031336 Systems and methods for hybrid compression of spectral image data  
A method and system for generating a compressed spectral image is provided. Spectral image data including a plurality of spectral intensity values is received. The spectral intensity values are...
9031333 Image processing device, image processing method, and program  
An image processing device which includes an encoding processing unit which generates a data stream in which markers denoting segmentation of image encoding processing are inserted, and a marker...
9031338 Image encoding method and apparatus, image decoding method and apparatus, and programs therefor  
An image encoding method in which when transmitting or storing an image, a frame of the image is divided into predetermined-sized processing regions, and for each processing region, a pixel value...
9025894 Systems and methods for decoding light field image files having depth and confidence maps  
Systems and methods in accordance with embodiments of the invention are configured to render images using light field image files containing an image synthesized from light field image data and...
9025669 Apparatus for decoding motion information in merge mode  
Disclosed is an apparatus for decoding motion information in merge mode. The apparatus for decoding motion information in merge mode discloses a merge mode motion vector decoding unit configured...
9025660 Video decoder with general video decoding device and methods for use therewith  
A video decoder includes an entropy decoding device that includes a first processor that generates entropy decoded (EDC) data from an encoded video signal. A general video decoding device includes...
9025668 Apparatus for decoding motion information in merge mode  
Disclosed is an apparatus for decoding motion information in merge mode for reconstructing a moving picture signal coded at a low data rate while maintaining a high quality of an image. The...
9025893 Method and apparatus for encoding images using template matching and method and apparatus for decoding images  
Provided are a method and an apparatus for encoding images using template matching and a method and an apparatus for decoding images. The method for encoding the images can determine a template of...
9025896 Compression and decoding of single sensor color image data  
A method is described to greatly improve the efficiency of and reduce the complexity of image compression when using single-sensor color imagers for video acquisition. The method in addition...
9025899 Region-based image compression  
A method for compressing an image includes decomposing the image into one or more regions. A region of the image is selected to be evaluated. The selected region is transformed and quantized if...
9025895 Systems and methods for decoding refocusable light field image files  
Systems and methods in accordance with embodiments of the invention are configured to render images using light field image files containing an image synthesized from light field image data and...
9020285 Compressor, driving device, and display device  
A compressor includes a memory storing a de-compression pixel value de-compressed after a pixel value is compressed, a direct compression unit compressing a pixel value corresponding to a...
9014499 Distributed source coding using prediction modes obtained from side information  
In a decoder, a desired image is estimated by first retrieving coding modes from an encoded side information image. For each bitplane in the encoded side information image, syndrome bits or parity...
9015241 Apparatus and method for video conferencing  
A system that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, an apparatus having a controller to capture one or more images of a conference room using a video camera,...
9014494 Image coding method, image decoding method, image coding apparatus, image decoding apparatus, and image coding and decoding apparatus  
A dependency indication is signaled within the beginning of a packet, that is, within the adjacent of a slice header to be parsed or a parameter set. This is achieved, for example, by including...
9015211 Device for caching a scalable original file  
A device for caching a scalable original file having a first structure which has a header and a plurality of information packets for different information levels has a cache memory configured to...
9014275 Method and apparatus for multi-threaded video decoding  
A method and an apparatus for performing multi-threaded video decoding are disclosed. The method takes use of a multi-threaded scheme to process an encoded picture stream on a picture by picture...
9014259 Apparatus and method for sequentially parsing bitstreams based on removal of emulation prevention byte  
An apparatus and method sequentially parses bitstreams based on a removal of an Emulation Prevention Byte (EPB). The apparatus and method may detect an EPB pattern from among sequentially input...
9014261 Method and system for media file compression  
The present invention discloses a method for media file compression, which includes: extracting the encoding parameters from an input media file, separating and decoding the audio and video stream...
9008449 Image processing apparatus and method  
An image processing apparatus samples an image signal to thin out pixel values used as adjacent pixels in intra-frame prediction according a size in a horizontal direction of an image to be coded...
9008179 Encoding of prediction residuals for lossless video coding  
An apparatus used in video encoding comprising a processor configured to generate a prediction block for a current block, compute a difference between the current block and the prediction block to...
9008178 Method for decoding a stream of coded data representative of a sequence of images and method for coding a sequence of images  
A method for decoding a stream of coded data representative of a sequence of images is disclosed. The decoding method comprises: determining a prediction block,calculating the average of said...
9002123 Apparatus for encoding and decoding image by skip encoding and method for same  
The present invention relates to an apparatus and method for encoding and decoding an image by skip encoding. The image-encoding method by skip encoding, which performs intra-prediction,...
9002124 Moving picture coding method and moving picture decoding method  
According to a picture coding method, a coded picture is stored, as a reference picture, into a storage unit; commands indicating correspondence between reference pictures and reference indices...
9002125 Z-plane compression with z-plane predictors  
A method for compressing graphics data comprises selecting z-planes from a plurality of z-planes. The selected z-planes are predictor z-planes. A residual is determined for each sample not covered...
9002122 System and method for improving decoder performance using quantization control  
A codec includes an encoder having a quantization level generator that defines a quantization level specific to a block of values (e.g., transform coefficients), a quantizer that quantizes the...
8995778 Method and apparatus for encoding/decoding high resolution images  
The invention relates to methods and apparatuses for encoding/decoding high resolution images, which involve setting the size of the prediction unit to be encoded to an expanded macro-block size...
8995005 Image processing apparatus with memory area management portion  
In an image processing apparatus, a memory area management portion generates a descriptor for a block storage area allocated in each of a first work memory and a second work memory, and generates...
8989508 Electronic device for signaling a sub-picture buffer parameter  
An electronic device for sending a message is described. The electronic device includes a processor and instructions stored in memory that is in electronic communication with the processor. The...
8989259 Method and system for media file compression  
The present invention discloses a method for media file compression, which includes: extracting the encoding parameters from an input media file, separating and decoding the audio and video stream...
8989492 Multi-resolution spatial feature extraction for automatic handwriting recognition  
A first technique of recognizing content is disclosed, including: determining a first value representative of a pixel content present at a first set of pixels associated with a first distance from...
8989502 Image-based georeferencing  
A computer-implemented method of providing georeferenced information regarding a location of capture of an image is provided. The method includes receiving a first image at an image-based...
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...
8981970 Hierarchical coding  
A binary allocation in a hierarchical coding/decoding comprising a coding/decoding of a digital signal enhancement layer. The signal comprises a succession of L samples, each sample being...