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9031349 Median filter for image processing  
A device determines multiple sets of parameter values associated with an array of pixels to be used to process an image. Each set of parameter values corresponds to a set of pixels, included in...
9002133 Multi layered image enhancement technique  
A system for enhancing an input image including receiving an input image and filtering the input image with a plurality of non-linear smoothing filters providing a respective plurality of filtered...
8989513 Identifying markers associated with it components in an image  
Described are methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer program products for locating one or more markers associated with IT equipment. An image of a scene including the one or more...
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...
8983223 Low-complexity bilateral filter (BF) implementation in a data processing device  
A method includes implementing, through a processor communicatively coupled to a memory and/or a hardware block, a Bilateral Filter (BF) including a spatial filter component and a range filter...
8958648 Method for recognition of a predetermined pattern in an image data set  
A method for recognition of a predetermined pattern in an image data set recorded by a device for recording of at least two electromagnetic frequency spectra is provided. A first difference value...
8913842 Image smoothing method based on content-dependent filtering  
A pattern matching processing unit 10 binarizes input image data 1, compares a binarized pattern with a pattern provided for each of groups, and outputs either first information indicating a group...
8903190 Median filtering method and apparatus  
A median filtering apparatus and method for removing noise and improving an image quality with respect to all types of input images are provided. The median filtering apparatus may receive an...
8837851 Method of median filtering  
A median filtering method makes a plurality of pixel data into a block of fixed unit area which includes a central pixel and a plurality of ambient pixels adjacent to the central pixel. Pixel data...
8837852 Apparatus and method for removing defective pixels  
A method for removing defective pixels using a signal processing scheme with a Bayer pattern, by determining an output value of the inter-channel according to whether or not a difference between a...
8831334 Segmentation for wafer inspection  
Methods and systems for segmenting pixels for wafer inspection are provided. One method includes determining a statistic for individual pixels based on a characteristic of the individual pixels in...
8831372 Image processing device, image processing method and storage medium storing image processing program  
An image processing device for performing edge-preserving smoothing includes a reducing unit for reducing an input image; a reduced image smoothing unit for performing a smoothing processing on a...
8818102 Method for spectral-spatial-temporal image detection  
A method of spectral-spatial-temporal image detection is disclosed. In one embodiment, a spectrally differenced image is obtained by computing a difference of at least two intensity values in at...
8805111 System and method for fusing images  
A system and method for generating a fused image is provided. The system comprises processing circuitry configured to receive a plurality of images, filter each received image using an edge...
8761537 Adaptive edge enhancement  
In at least one embodiment of the invention, an apparatus for adaptive edge enhancement of a video signal includes a transient improvement module. The transient improvement module is configured to...
8755627 Method and system for reducing speckles in a captured image  
A method for reducing specular reflection in an image. The method includes capturing a first exposure of a scan surface using a first of a plurality of light sources, capturing a second exposure...
8737758 Apparatus and method of reducing noise  
An apparatus of reducing noise includes: an edge determining module determining whether each pixel of an image corresponds to an edge; a low pass filter module performing low pass filtering of the...
8712181 Real-time application of filters based on image attributes  
Systems, methods, and computer readable media for automatically modifying digital image data in accordance with preferences of a user. When a user accesses a set of digital image data over a...
8705134 Method of processing an image to clarify text in the image  
An image file representing at least a portion of a printed document is processed to highlight the differences between foreground material (e.g., text or other characters) from background. The...
8699815 Methods and apparatus for improved display of foreground elements  
A set of pixels of a background element is identified according to a mask that defines a shape of a foreground element. A color value for a pixel of the foreground element is determined. The...
8687912 Adaptive overshoot control for image sharpening  
A method for sharpening a captured image includes the steps of (i) identifying a plurality of edge pixels in the captured image, (ii) reviewing the plurality of edge pixels to identify one or more...
8687124 Signal processing device, integrated circuit, control program, and computer readable recording medium  
A signal processing device (201) includes noise reduction units (101), cascade-connected to each other, each of which includes: a signal selection section (31) for selecting a representative value...
8675087 Image pickup apparatus and control method for correcting data output from pixels of an image pickup element  
An image pickup apparatus that performs accurate correction processing for a pixel that outputs a non-reproducible high-level signal having a continuity with respect to an adjacent pixel is...
8666172 Providing multiple symmetrical filters  
Input image data may be subjected to a spatial convolution to produce a plurality of different filter matrices or kernels. Thus, a single system may be capable of producing a plurality of...
8666189 Methods and apparatus for flat region image filtering  
An image filter and method of smoothing pixel values. A pixel value of a pixel to be smoothed is compared with block average pixel values of each of a plurality of pixel blocks. The pixel to be...
8639055 Automated underwater image restoration via denoised deconvolution  
A method for calculating an image quality metric for evaluating the quality of a digital image including the steps of denoising the data of the image, identifying edges in the denoised data,...
8594445 Fast bilateral filtering using rectangular regions  
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system for applying a bilateral filter to an image. During operation, the system selects a first region within the image which is associated with...
8588551 Multi-image sharpening and denoising using lucky imaging  
The multi-image sharpening and denoising technique described herein creates a clean (low-noise, high contrast), detailed image of a scene from a temporal series of images of the scene. The...
8577167 Image processing system and spatial noise reducing method  
The invention discloses an image processing system and method thereof. The image processing system includes an local variance estimator, a noise detector, a spatial de-noise filter. The local...
8559749 Audiovisual content delivery system  
A system for processing video data to improve image quality at low data rates comprising an encoder generating an entropy signal representing the relative entropy of the video data and a plurality...
8532170 Enhanced presentation of sub-picture information  
A system is provided for processing video images for display. In one example, the system comprises a stream parser for retrieving a compressed main video data and a sub-picture identifier. A video...
8520969 Digital image processing apparatus and method  
An image processing apparatus suitable for processing a digital image in YCrCb color space, the image having an initial luminance plane Y and two initial Cr, Cb chrominance planes, the processing...
8482627 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...
8477218 Method for correcting the space noise of an image sensor by luminescence limitation  
The invention relates to matrix image sensors, and it relates more particularly to a method for correcting the fixed spatial noise of the matrix. The signal (Sij,n) obtained from each pixel (Pij)...
8457418 Local area contrast enhancement  
A method includes receiving image data, generating a low-pass image and a high-pass image from the image data, applying dynamic range compression to the low-pass image and not the high-pass image,...
8452117 Block noise detection and filtering  
Systems and methods for block noise detection and filtering are disclosed. One embodiment includes, computing difference magnitudes in pixel values for adjacent pixels in the image. The difference...
8437569 Automated underwater image restoration via denoised deconvolution  
A method for simultaneously optimizing a digital image taken in or through a scattering medium and obtaining information regarding optical properties of the scattering medium is provided. Digital...
8437568 Automated underwater image restoration via denoised deconvolution  
A method for calculating an image quality metric for evaluating the quality of a digital image including the steps of denoising the data of the image, identifying edges in the denoised data,...
8400694 Image forming apparatus to save toner and method to control the same  
An image forming apparatus to save toner, which can increase the sharpness of printed data (for example, images or characters) on a printing medium while achieving toner saving, and a method to...
8374456 Method for synthesizing a virtual image from a reduced resolution depth image  
A virtual image is synthesized from a reduced resolution depth image storing depth values at each pixel location. The reduced resolution depth image is scaled up to produce an up-scaled depth...
8369644 Apparatus and method for reducing motion blur in a video signal  
The present invention relates to an apparatus for reducing motion blur in a video signal, comprising an analysing means for determining edge characteristics of an input video signal and for...
8311359 Registering brain images by aligning reference ellipses  
In a method of registering three-dimensional brain images, a reference slice for a midsagittal plane of each image is constructed. The reference slice comprises image points forming a cortical...
8306262 Face tracking method for electronic camera device  
The present invention discloses a face tracking method for electronic camera devices. The method is applied to an electronic camera device having a face database and a face classifier, and the...
8306351 Apparatus and method for filtering noise in image signal  
An apparatus and a method for filtering noise in an image signal are provided. The apparatus includes an analog-to-digital converter (ADC), a first filter, and a second filter. The ADC receives...
8301220 Medical system comprising a detection device for detecting an object and comprising a storage device and method thereof  
The invention relates to a medical system comprising a detection device for detecting an object in at least two dimensions by x-rays. The detection device is constructed to detect the object and...
8289412 Apparatus and methods for boosting dynamic range in digital images  
A method for increasing dynamic range of original image data representing an image comprises applying an expansion function to generate from the original image data expanded data having a dynamic...
8270752 Depth reconstruction filter for depth coding videos  
A method filters a depth image, wherein each depth image includes an array of pixels at locations (x, y), and wherein each pixel has a depth. A moving window is applied to the pixels in the depth...
8265413 Digital image degraining filter and method  
A method of filtering and a degraining filter employ lowest edge activity (LEA) to assign a pixel value in a filtered image. A method of filtering includes selecting a set of pixels that includes...
8249395 System, method, and computer program product for picture resizing  
System, method, and computer program product to adaptively blend the interpolation results from an 8-tap Lanczos filter and the interpolation results from a bilinear filter, according to the local...
8224110 Image processing apparatus and image processing method  
An image processing apparatus includes a gradient calculator that calculates a direction and a magnitude of a gradient of each pixel in an input image using neighboring pixel values; a histogram...

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