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9036693 Method and system for providing region-of-interest video compression  
Embodiments of the present invention provide for a region-of-interest compression methodology wherein a variety of encoders may be utilized to perform video compression on a plurality of filtered...
9031340 Providing a feature hidden image and detecting and recovering a tampered digital image  
Described embodiments provide an apparatus for providing a digital image by embedding recovery feature. The apparatus may include an input unit, an extraction unit, an embedding unit, and an...
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...
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...
9020290 Reduce extrapolate  
A method for removing boundary distortion includes receiving a one-dimensional input signal and determining whether the one-dimensional input signal includes an even number of data elements. If...
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...
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...
8995790 Image processing method in microscopy  
The invention pertains to the field of image processing in digital pathology. It notably proposes a method for processing a first digital image, representing a sample in a region, and which image...
8989487 Apparatus and method for combining images  
Provided are an image composition apparatus for composing color images with black-and-white images including infrared components, and an image composition method thereof. The image composition...
8989509 Streaming wavelet transform  
In an embodiment, a compression unit is provided which may perform compression of a pixel stream. Similarly, a decompression unit may be provided which may decompress the compressed pixel stream....
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...
8982178 Method and device for acquiring real-time video image of terminal  
The present invention provides a method and device for acquiring real-time video images of a terminal, sad method comprising: acquiring light intensity of an existing environment when the terminal...
8977067 Audio identification using wavelet-based signatures  
A method is described that includes producing an audio spectrogram from a target sample, generating a number of fingerprints based on the audio spectrogram, comparing the series of fingerprints to...
8971656 Encoding/decoding method and apparatus using a tree structure  
The present disclosure provides an encoding/decoding method using a tree structure. The encoding method for encoding image information includes: grouping predetermined areas having the image...
8958629 Method and system for matching an image using image patches  
A method, system and computer program product for encoding an image is provided. The image that needs to be represented is represented in the form of a Gaussian pyramid which is a scale-space...
8953898 Image processing apparatus and method  
The present invention relates to an image processing apparatus and method configured to make it possible to improve the convenience of codestreams in which multiview images are encoded. A...
8948496 Dynamic transfer of three-dimensional image data  
A method for transferring volumetric image data from a server to at least one client comprising: transforming said volumetric images into a hierarchical representation comprising a plurality of...
8928931 Image forming apparatus  
An image forming apparatus, including: a reading portion configured to read an original to generate original image data; a code detecting portion configured to detect a code indicating image...
8914052 Backhaul signal compression through spatial-temporal linear prediction  
The technology in this application compresses multi-antenna complex-valued signals by exploiting both a spatial and a temporal correlation of the signals to remove redundancy within the...
8909031 Method and arrangement for recording a media stream  
The present invention relates to the field of digital media recording such as video or audio, where compression is used to reduce the amount of data to save onto a data storage. In particular the...
8902929 Approximate enumerative coding method and apparatus  
An approximate enumerative coding method (100, 200) and apparatus (300) employ a cardinality-approximating (C-A) lower bound in mapping a message M to a 2-dimensional (2-D) codeword array that...
8898209 Compression of non-dyadic sensor data organized within a non-dyadic hierarchy  
Sensor data is received from one or more sensors. The sensor data is organized within a hierarchy. The sensor data is organized within a hierarchy that is non-dyadic. A processor of a computing...
8891877 Data processing apparatus and control method thereof  
A data processing apparatus that executes determining processing, using a plurality of stages, for determining whether or not a partial image sequentially extracted from an image of each frame of...
8891811 Hierarchical watermark detector  
The present invention relates generally to digital watermarking. In one implementation, we provide a hierarchical digital watermark detector method. The method includes: i) in a first layer of a...
8879863 Method for determining noise level  
A method for determining noise levels in a subband of an image. The method comprises receiving the subband of the image, defining block regions in at least two space domains of the subband, for...
8873883 Multi-scale adaptive fusion with contrast normalization  
A computer implemented method for fusing images taken by a plurality of cameras is disclosed, comprising the steps of: receiving a plurality of images of the same scene taken by the plurality of...
8872847 Architectures and methods for creating and representing time-dependent imagery  
The present invention pertains to geographical image processing of time-dependent imagery. Various assets acquired at different times are stored and processing according to acquisition date in...
8866646 Memory compression technique with low latency per pixel  
In an embodiment, a compression unit is provided which may perform compression of images with low latency and relatively little hardware. Similarly, a decompression unit may be provided which may...
8861880 Image processing device and image processing method  
A significant digit number encoding unit designates a predetermined number of coefficient data items generated from image data as a set. The maximum number of significant digits that have the...
8855418 Systems and methods for block recomposition for compound image compression  
A new approach is proposed that contemplates systems and methods to support block-based compression of a compound image by skipping “don't care” blocks in the layers of the image while neither...
8848976 Method for tracking parametric motion of an area using complex discrete wavelet transform  
The present invention relates to a video tracker which allows automatic tracking of a selected area over video frames. Motion of the selected area is defined by a parametric motion model. In...
8849038 Rank-based image piling  
Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on a computer storage medium, for selectively providing images. In one aspect, a method includes receiving image data that...
8848783 Motion picture encoding/decoding apparatus, and apparatus and method for adaptive overlapped block motion compensation by variable unit for same  
The present disclosure relates to a video encoding/decoding apparatus, and apparatus and method for adaptive overlapped block motion compensation by variable units for same. The apparatus and the...
8842940 Multiprocessor discrete wavelet transform  
The present invention includes an image processing system with several data compression processing units connected together with a communication bus. Each data compression processing unit includes...
8843952 Determining TV program information based on analysis of audio fingerprints  
A computer-implemented method for clustering audio fingerprints from different set top boxes into groups based on their similarities is disclosed. The computer server receives audio fingerprints...
8838523 Compression threshold analysis of binary decision diagrams  
In particular embodiments, a method includes receiving data sets, constructing a first binary decision diagram (BDD) representing the data sets, iteratively adding data from the data sets to the...
8837840 Method and apparatus for encoding and decoding coding unit of picture boundary  
A method and apparatus for encoding an image is provided. An image coding unit, including a region that deviates from a boundary of a current picture, is divided to obtain a coding unit having a...
8824815 Generalized scalability for video coder based on video objects  
A video coding system that codes video objects as scalable video object layers. Data of each video object may be segregated in to one or more layers. A base layer contains sufficient information...
8810404 System and method for radio-frequency fingerprinting as a security layer in RFID devices  
A system and method for authenticating a radio-frequency identification tags based on the features of the modulation features of the RFID signal. Dynamic wavelet fingerprint features are extracted...
8811697 Data transmission in remote computer assisted detection  
For cloud-based computer assisted detection, hierarchal detection is used, allowing detection on data at progressively greater resolutions. Detected locations at coarser resolutions are used to...
8798397 System and method for converting source image data to tile data  
System and method for converting source image data to tile data including (a) selecting a source image set; (b) computing a scaling value for the source image set; (c) establishing tile set...
8792741 Method and apparatus for encoding and decoding image by using large transformation unit  
Disclosed are an image encoding method and apparatus for encoding an image by grouping a plurality of adjacent prediction units into a transformation unit and transforming the plurality of...
8787686 Image processing device and image processing method  
An image processing device includes: a significant digit number encoding unit designating a set of a predetermined number of coefficient data items generated from image data. The maximum number of...
8787449 Optimal separable adaptive loop filter  
An adaptive loop filter utilizing separable filters within a quadtree-based adaptive loop filter (QALF). The filters for at least the P and B pictures are replaced with a separable filter to...
8781239 Selecting transform paths for compressing visual data  
Encoding data includes: determining multiple patterns for computing one-dimensional transforms over a first array of data elements. Each pattern includes multiple subsets of data elements of the...
8780420 Staring focal plane sensor systems and methods for imaging large dynamic range scenes  
A focal plane staring sensor is provided that includes an M×N sensor, where M is a number of rows of sensor pixels in the sensor and N is a number of columns of sensor pixels in the sensor, where...
8768080 Coding of residual data in predictive compression  
Encoding input data includes: generating a first block of coefficients based on a transform performed on a residual block of data for multiple pixels; generating reference information based on a...
8761473 Tree structure creation apparatus, method and program  
A predetermined structure repeatedly branching from an origin and extending in directions away from the origin in such a manner to become wider is extracted, as a candidate of a tree structure...
8760468 Image processing apparatus and image processing method  
An image processing apparatus and an image processing method are provided. The image processing apparatus includes: a first receiving unit which receives a first image data and an auxiliary...
8755615 Scalable image coding and decoding  
The invention relates to a scalable video (de)coding method for wireless transmission of high definition television signals. Scalable means that the bitstream contains successively smaller quality...