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9041508 Image-based inventory control system and method  
Systems and methods for determining an inventory condition of objects based on captured images are described. An exemplary inventory control system or method utilizes a highly efficient and...
9041954 Implementing consistent behavior across different resolutions of images  
A method of implementing consistent behavior across different resolutions of images comprises retrieving a list of image enhancement operations applied to an available image, creating, based on...
9035236 Detecting high atomic number materials with cosmic ray muon tomography  
A method is proposed herein to detect high atomic number materials, such as Special Nuclear Materials, within a container based on muon tomography. The container is modeled as a plurality of...
9035968 Multi view displays and methods for producing the same  
A method for creating a distance dependent display that comprises providing an image separating mask having a plurality precision slits arranged in a pattern, generating an interlaced image from a...
9036043 System and method for generating and transmitting interactive coordinated presentations  
A teleprompter system and method include use of a touch-screen interface positioned intermediate to the user and a camera such that the camera captures the user's image through a transparency of...
9036884 Image intensity correction for magnetic resonance imaging  
A magnetic resonance system includes a magnetic resonance scanner having a multi-channel transmit coil or coil system and a magnetic resonance receive element; and a digital processor configured...
9031356 Applying perceptually correct 3D film noise  
Perceptually correct noises simulating a variety of noise patterns or textures may be applied to stereo image pairs each of which comprises a left eye (LE) image and a right eye (RE) image that...
9031344 Mobile device for measuring image quality  
A mobile device and method for measuring image quality parameters, the device including a digital camera configured to capture one or a plurality of images, a processor configured to select one or...
9031345 Optical flow accounting for image haze  
In embodiments of optical flow accounting for image haze, digital images may include objects that are at least partially obscured by a haze that is visible in the digital images, and an estimate...
9031291 Fingerprint preview quality and segmentation  
A ridge flow based fingerprint image quality determination can be achieved independent of image resolution, can be processed in real-time and includes segmentation, such as fingertip segmentation,...
9031346 Method for converting input image data into output image data, image conversion unit for converting input image data into output image data, image processing apparatus, display device  
In a method and device for improving image rendition by contrast and/or sharpness enhancement the sharpness enhancement is made dependent on the local average luminance value. A mix is made of...
9025870 Image processing device correcting color of border region between object and background in image  
An image processing device includes a processor and a memory. The memory stores computer-readable instructions therein. The computer-readable instructions, when executed by the processor, causes...
9025848 X-ray CT apparatus and control method for reconstructing X-ray CT images from filtered projection data  
In order to generate an X-ray CT image with optimal quality for each part and each region of an object when scanning the object across a plurality of parts using a plane detector, there is...
9025902 Post-render motion blur  
A method of applying a post-render motion blur to an object may include receiving a first image of the object. The first image need not be motion blurred, and the first image may include a first...
9025038 Image capturing apparatus, image processing method and program  
This invention provides an image free from camera shake by using a plurality of images captured by a camera array image capturing apparatus. A determination unit determines whether to execute a...
9025905 Image processing apparatus, recording medium storing image processing program, and method of image processing  
An image processing apparatus including a first image processing unit and a second image processing unit. The first image processing unit is configured to calculate a parameter for image...
9025903 Image processing device and image processing method  
An image processing device includes: a first edge strength calculation part that calculates a first edge strength for a focus pixel based on pixel values in a first region that includes the focus...
9025676 Method, system and device for improving video quality through in-loop temporal pre-filtering  
A method, system and device are provided for pre-filtering device for filtering a video signal prior to digitally encoding. The method includes receiving at least one input picture and at least...
9020243 Image adjustment  
Techniques are disclosed relating to automatically adjusting images. In one embodiment, an image may be automatically adjusted based on a regression model trained with a database of raw and...
9020202 Method for finding distance information from a linear sensor array  
A method for determining a position using digital pixel data includes receiving pixel data from a position sensor device at a controller, sorting the received pixel data into pixel banks using the...
9020292 Method for correcting rolling shutter effect and image processing device using the same  
A method for correcting a rolling shutter effect is provided. The method includes: obtaining feature point pairs in images, wherein each of the feature point pairs corresponds to a motion vector;...
9020269 Image processing device, image processing method, and recording medium  
There is provided an image processing device including a synthesis processing portion configured to perform a synthesis process of performing addition on pixels including a region of a subject...
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...
9014333 Image reconstruction methods for differential phase contrast X-ray imaging  
An image reconstruction method for differential phase contrast imaging includes receiving data corresponding to a signal produced by an X-ray detector and corresponding to X-rays that passed...
9013499 Methods and apparatus for multiple texture map storage and filtering including irregular texture maps  
A method for a computer system including receiving a file comprising textures including a first and a second texture map, which can be regular or irregular texture maps, and metadata, wherein the...
9014500 Digital media enhancement system, method, and apparatus  
Aspects are disclosed for enhancing digital media. In an aspect, a target object in a primary image is identified, and reference images that include the target object are located. The target...
9014421 Framework for reference-free drift-corrected planar tracking using Lucas-Kanade optical flow  
Reference free tracking of position by a mobile platform is performed using images of a planar surface. Tracking is performed optical flow techniques, such as pyramidal Lucas-Kanade optical flow...
9014501 Methods and systems for enhancing data  
Methods and systems for data analysis using covarying data. Eigenvalues and eigenvectors of one or more lagged covariance matrices of data obtained over time may be generated and used to enhance...
9007696 Imaging catheter with integrated reference reflector  
In part, the invention relates to a lens assembly. The lens assembly includes a micro-lens; a beam director in optical communication with the micro-lens; and a substantially transparent film. The...
9008456 Image processing apparatus having a thinning unit and a smoothing unit, and image processing method  
An image processing apparatus includes a smoothing processing unit which performs smoothing processing, a thinning processing unit which performs thinning processing, an edge direction...
9007480 Automatic face and skin beautification using face detection  
Sub-regions within a face image are identified to be enhanced by applying a localized smoothing kernel to luminance data corresponding to the sub-regions of the face image. An enhanced face image...
9008420 Distortion of digital images using spatial offsets from image reference points  
A method for distorting a digital image comprising receiving the coordinates of one or more than one image reference point defined by a user within the digital image, receiving one or more than...
9008455 Adaptive MPEG noise reducer  
The disclosed technology provides a system and a method for adaptive MPEG noise reduction. In particular, the disclosed technology provides a system and a method for reducing blocking artifacts...
9007482 Image processing method, image processing apparatus, image pickup apparatus, and non-transitory computer-readable storage medium  
An image processing method of performing an image restoration processing of an image, includes the steps of generating a plurality of first optical transfer functions depending on a position of...
9002103 Image processing apparatus and computer readable medium  
An image processing apparatus includes a definition reducing section, a color region extracting section, a concealing image generating section and an image combining section. The definition...
9002131 Method and system for enhancing image quality  
The present disclosure relates to image filtering techniques for enhancing image quality. In one embodiment, two filtering techniques are applied on an image. Firstly, an adaptive weighted median...
9002127 Image dynamic range compression system, method and program  
There is provided an image dynamic range compression system which can compress a dynamic range for which the visibility of a low-frequency image is ensured while preserving a high-frequency image....
9002128 Image processing apparatus, integrated circuit, program, imaging apparatus, and display apparatus  
An image processing apparatus separates a captured image into a region of object (B) 1001B and a region of object (A) 1001A shallower than the region of object (B) 1001B in depth indicated by...
9002097 Method and system for enhancing image quality  
This invention relates to methods and systems for enhance the signal-to-noise ratio of an image scanned by a charged particle beam. In an embodiment, a sequence of grayscales of a pixel is...
9001181 Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and computer program product  
An image processing apparatus includes an image acquiring unit that acquires an image of a subject imaged by an image capturing lens; a face detecting unit that detects face information...
9002136 Denoising apparatus, system and method  
A denoising apparatus comprising an image input unit which receives pixel data including color information of pixels included in a correction target image, a denoising unit which denoises the...
8995781 Method and apparatus for deblurring non-uniform motion blur using multi-frame including blurred image and noise image  
A method and apparatus for deblurring a non-uniform motion blur using a multi-frame including a blurred image and a noise image is provided. The apparatus may provide a clearer image by estimating...
8989488 Method for establishing an evaluation standard parameter and method for evaluating the quality of a display image  
The present invention discloses a method for establishing an evaluation standard parameter and method for evaluating the quality of a display image, wherein, the method comprises: taking pictures...
8989347 Image reconstruction method for differential phase contrast X-ray imaging  
A phase retrieval method for differential phase contrast imaging includes receiving data corresponding to a differential phase image generated from a measured signal. The measured signal...
8988730 Image forming apparatus and control method thereof  
When a recording agent amount limiting process is carried out, a color reproduction range is narrowed, and therefore gradation properties of dark areas are deteriorated and information originally...
8983222 Automated underwater image restoration via denoised deconvolution  
A computer-implemented method for automatically retrieving information regarding optical properties of a scattering medium including receiving a first digital image and a first image quality value...
8982420 Image processing method, computer-readable storage medium, and information processing apparatus for determining rendering information based on calculated errors between images  
An image processing method includes dividing a first image into regions according to content of the first image; generating a second image by converting a gradation of pixels of the first image...
8982234 Information processing apparatus and method  
An image processing method, for correcting a blur a due to an optical system of an image capturing apparatus, the image processing method including, storing a plurality of representative filters...
8983221 Image processing apparatus, imaging apparatus, and image processing method  
An image processing apparatus which estimates a point spread function (PSF) of at least one input image, and the image processing apparatus includes: an S/N ratio estimation unit which estimates...
8983226 Apparatus and method for detecting specific object pattern from image  
A face area is detected from an image captured by an image pickup device, pixel values of the image are adjusted based on information concerning the detected face area, a person area is detected...