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8466986 Image capturing apparatus, image capturing control method, and storage medium storing program for image capturing  
An image capturing control method includes obtaining temporally-continued image data items while driving the image capturing unit at one of predetermined continuous capturing speeds, temporarily...
8467615 Image display apparatus  
An image display apparatus that can shorten time for observing a series of images of an interior of a subject without hampering observation of a desired region of interest is provided. The image...
8467618 Data processing device, image encoding/decoding device and data processing system  
An image encoding/decoding device includes a first circuit and a second circuit for providing initial setting to image processing modules. The image encoding/decoding device does not receive...
8467623 Invariant pulse latency coding systems and methods systems and methods  
Systems and methods for processing image signals are described. One method comprises obtaining a generator signal based on an image signal and determining relative latencies associated with two or...
8462986 Encoding and decoding data in an image for social networking communication  
A printed medium comprises an encoded image, the encoded image including a value encoded therein, wherein the value is referenced to at least a marketing database and an associated social...
8463944 Optimal compression process selection methods  
A mechanism for determining an optimal compression technique for each data file when creating a computer archive file from a set of data files. A local archiving application receives an...
8463060 Method for estimating image size after compression  
A method for estimating an image size after compression suitable for an electronic apparatus is provided. In the invention, a raw image is received, and the raw image is sampled for obtaining a...
8457200 Video data management  
The invention relates to encoding and decoding pixel blocks of a video frame through a hybrid mode involving usage of a first prediction of a pixel block and at least a second prediction of the...
8457194 Processing real-time video  
Real-time video processing functionality may be provided using pre-processing and/or post-processing features to provide a video signal. Components of a real-time video processing system may...
8457420 Image decoding apparatus for decoding image data encoded by a method designating whether to perform distortion suppression processing and control method for the same  
This invention provides a technique to turn off a distortion suppression function within the range in which image quality degradation is allowed, in order to increase the processing speed at the...
8452084 Method for compressing elevation maps  
A method for compressing an elevation map by means of digital image processing, according to which local and global parameters of an elevation map are calculated for sorting the elevation map into...
8451264 Method and system of displaying an image having code information embedded  
According to an aspect of an embodiment, a method for displaying an image including a plurality of blocks in which code information can be embedded, includes obtaining a first image including a...
8452113 Method of encoding an image and device implementing said method  
The invention relates to a method of encoding an image divided into non-overlapping macroblocks themselves divided into non-overlapping blocks of N by N pixels into a binary stream. It comprises...
8452112 Image encoding apparatus and method of controlling the same  
This invention provides an apparatus which re-encodes encoded image data to generate encoded data at a higher compression ratio while suppressing any increase in the load of re-encoding. A decoder...
8446301 Methods and devices for coding and decoding the position of the last significant coefficient  
Methods and devices are described for entropy coding data using an entropy coder to encode quantized transform domain coefficient data. Last significant coefficient information is signaled in the...
8442988 Adaptive cell-specific dictionaries for frequency-partitioned multi-dimensional data  
A cell-specific dictionary is applied adaptively to adequate cells, where the cell-specific dictionary subsequently optimizes the handling of frequency-partitioned multi-dimensional data. This...
8442336 Image processing apparatus, compression method, and extension method  
Disclosed is an image processing apparatus comprising an image compression conversion unit to quantize an image having attribute data for each pixel, wherein when a region has the attribute data...
8442334 Image coding method and image decoding method based on edge direction  
Provided is an image coding method for performing intra prediction achieving higher coding efficiency. The method for coding image data on a block-by-block basis includes: generating a predicted...
8437561 Scalable predictive coding method and apparatus  
A scalable predictive coder in which the current frame of data is predicted at the enhancement-layer by processing and combining the reconstructed signal at: (i) the current base-layer (or lower...
8437571 Method and system for adaptive context-embedded prediction  
One embodiment of the present invention is directed to an adaptive context-based predictor that predicts a value {circumflex over (x)} from a context, stored in an electronic memory, corresponding...
8427694 Image processing apparatus, image processing method and image processing program product generating processing data having consistent pixel density  
An image processing apparatus configured to generate a printing image for printing document data by a printer, includes a first processing part configured to generate first processing data having...
8428137 Motion search apparatus in video coding  
In motion search using a PE array, a technique is provided for enabling high-speed calculation while avoiding bank conflict without increasing a memory for storing pixels outside the screen. When...
8428374 Skip macroblock coding  
Various techniques and tools for encoding and decoding (e.g., in a video encoder/decoder) binary information (e.g., skipped macroblock information) are described. In some embodiments, the binary...
8428377 Device and method of processing image data to be displayed on a display device  
In an image data processing device, a selection unit receives a block of original image data of a current image, a block of compressed and reconstructed image data of the current image, and a...
8422807 Encoder and image conversion apparatus  
It is an object to provide a method of calculating a coding cost by which the magnitude relation of the amounts of generated codes can be estimated with high accuracy. A cost calculation part...
8422799 Complex image compression  
Complex image data is transformed to a holographic representation of the image. A subset of the holographic representation is modeled. Model parameters constitute a compressed image...
8422809 Image encoding method, image decoding method, image encoding apparatus, image decoding apparatus, image encoding program, and image decoding program  
Image encoding apparatus 10 according to the present invention is an image encoding apparatus 10 for dividing image signals into blocks, performing an orthogonal transform of each block, reading...
8422546 Adaptive video encoding using a perceptual model  
A video encoder includes a region detector module that classifies blocks of video frames. An adaptive filter module applies a median filter to a block based upon a block classification assigned by...
8421840 System and method for improved view layout management in scalable video and audio communication systems  
A system and method for transmitting a plurality of video signals scalably coded into layers including a base layer and one or more enhancement layers and associated audio signals, if any, over a...
8423704 Dynamic optimization of memory use in a digital recording device  
A method for dynamically optimizing the memory use in a digital recording device. The disclosed method includes recording a plurality of digital files collected by said digital recording device on...
8422808 Image encoding method, image decoding method, image encoding apparatus, image decoding apparatus, image encoding program, and image decoding program  
Image encoding apparatus 10 according to the present invention is an image encoding apparatus 10 for dividing image signals into blocks, performing an orthogonal transform of each block, reading...
8423673 Method and apparatus for updating a graphical display in a distributed processing environment using compression  
A system and method for updating a remote display unit that communicates with a computing system are described. The method includes accessing display update information from an update queue that...
8421821 Differential encoding using a 3D graphics processor  
A 3D graphics rendering pipeline is used to carry out data comparisons for motion estimation in video data encoding. Video data for the pixel block of the video frame currently being encoded is...
8411972 Information processing device, method, and program  
An information processing device includes a storage storing information indicating a first region subjected to moving-image compression and transmission; an identification unit identifying a...
8411975 Method and apparatus for encoding and decoding key value data of coordinate interpolator  
A method and an apparatus for encoding/decoding key value data of a coordinate interpolator used in a three-dimensional graphic animation are provided. The apparatus for encoding key value data of...
8406304 Motion estimator  
A motion estimator includes a shape, address and vector generator to produce control signals according to a selected size and shape of a search area comprising scan lines. A variable delay reads...
8405873 Image processing apparatus and image forming apparatus using same  
When an image forming apparatus sequentially reads the document images of a plurality of pages, forms images on sheets and outputs the sheets (aggregation mode and similar), the image forming...
8406546 Adaptive entropy coding for images and videos using set partitioning in generalized hierarchical trees  
Adaptive entropy encoding and decoding utilizing set partitioning within generalized hierarchical trees which is applicable to both embedded and non-embedded encoding. After decorrelation and...
8406545 Apparatus for encoding image and apparatus for decoding image  
Provided are an apparatus for encoding an image and an apparatus for decoding an image. The apparatus for encoding the image includes a grouping unit to group transform coefficients according to...
8406540 Multisampling with reduced bit samples  
A relatively non-complex signal processor supporting an active pixel sensor imaging system is disclosed. The signal processor only requires the first sample from a group of samples in a multiple...
8406290 User sensitive information adaptive video transcoding framework  
A video system includes a sensitive-information generator to generate a definition of sensitive information parts (SIP) areas. The video system also includes a transcoder to transcode the SIP...
8396311 Image encoding apparatus, image encoding method, and image encoding program  
An image encoding apparatus, an image encoding method, and an image encoding program capable of minimizing image degradation, controlling a code amount in units smaller than a picture, and...
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Video encoding method, video decoding method, video encoding apparatus, video decoding apparatus, video encoding program, and video decoding program
 
A video processing system is provided with video encoding apparatus 1 and video decoding apparatus 2. The encoding apparatus 1 outputs a maximum delay time that is incurred by backward prediction,...
8396310 Basis learning for sparse image representation and classification and low data rate compression  
A computerized method for transforming a signal representative of image information, the signal being a sparse signal, includes obtaining the signal. The method further includes using the signal...
8396308 Image coding based on interpolation information  
Resolution interpolation data is generated by relatively simple processing. This enables image encoding by simple and quick processing to attain high image quality and high compression...
8396135 Video coding method and device  
A video coding method, comprising the following steps: a) successive images (F) of a video sequence are coded to generate coding parameters, b) the coding parameters are included in an output...
8390874 Optimal resolution imaging system and method  
An optimal resolution imaging system comprises a resolution engine adapted to apply at least one resolution rule to at least one zone of an object to determine an optimal reduced resolution...
8391638 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...
8385666 Classification and encoder selection based on content  
In various embodiments, methods and systems are disclosed for dynamic runtime implementation and end-to-end biased tuning of a two stage image classification system based on a decision function...
8384952 Image processing and forming apparatus, method and computer-readable medium for improving document image compression efficiency and quality  
A compression process and apparatus includes: generating a background layer by extracting a text region from an input image and removing at least the text region from the input image; extracting a...