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9041984 Image reading device and image forming apparatus  
An image reading device includes a light source, an imaging section, and a controller. The light source includes a plurality of light emitting elements. The light source irradiates light to an...
9041835 Selective combining of image data  
In an image capturing apparatus, a first image data is stored in a first storage; second image data of a low resolution is generated by the first reducing; enlarged image data is generated; low...
9042675 Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and computer-readable recording medium which corrects an image such that some of warping of the image is left  
An image processing apparatus includes an image acquiring unit that acquires an image; an information acquiring unit that acquires image information indicative of a content of the image; and a...
9036860 Method for editing propagation of video and image content based on local feature structure preservation  
The invention discloses a method for editing propagation of video and image content based on local feature structure preservation, comprising: mapping all pixels in the input original image and/or...
9036219 Image processing device and image processing method for preventing image quality deterioration  
An image processing device includes an image-modification processing unit and an adjustment unit. The image-modification processing unit executes first image-modification processing wherein pixels...
9036941 Reducing moiré patterns  
Among other disclosed subject matter, a computer-implemented method includes receiving illustrated content. The illustrated content includes half-tone content. The method includes blurring at...
9036940 Methods and systems for video noise reduction  
Methods and apparatus for use in reducing noise in one or more video frames. An expected value corresponding to each area (e.g., pixel) of a plurality of areas within the video frame is...
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...
9031354 System and method for post-detection artifact reduction and removal from images  
In accordance with various aspects of the disclosure, a system, a method, and computer readable medium having instructions for processing images is disclosed. For example, the method includes...
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...
9031355 Method of system for image stabilization through image processing, and zoom camera including image stabilization function  
A method and system for image stabilization through image processing, and a zoom camera including an image stabilization function. The method includes: determining whether an input image comprises...
9031126 Method and system for video encoding using noise level estimates from vertical blanking interval TV lines  
A system and method for video encoding using noise level estimates from vertical blanking interval lines. A video signal may be received by an encoding system. Information may be extracted from...
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...
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...
9025815 System and method for multi-material correction of image data  
A method is provided. The method includes acquiring projection data of an object from a plurality of pixels, reconstructing the acquired projection data from the plurality of pixels into a...
9020294 Spatiotemporal metrics for rate distortion optimization  
Spatial and temporal metrics are computed for a picture or regions within a picture to determine the impact of coding and quantization on the quality of an encoded picture. Prediction mode...
9020295 Image glyph enhancement  
Embodiments of methods, systems and storage media associated with enhancing glyphs in a scanned image are disclosed herein. Based on properties of a glyph, one or more stroke kernels representing...
9020287 Methods and apparatus for filter parameter determination and selection responsive to variable transforms in sparsity-based de-artifact filtering  
There are provided method and apparatus for filter parameter determination and selection responsive to variable transforms in sparsity-based de-artifact filtering. An apparatus includes an encoder...
9019576 Scanning apparatus with patterned probe light  
A 3D scanner for recording the 3D topography of an object, the 3D scanner includes an illumination unit configured for providing probe light for illuminating the object, where the probe light...
9020293 Integration of filters and phase unwrapping algorithms for removing noise in image reconstruction  
A method to detect and remove noise in image reconstruction. The method includes integration of filters and phase unwrapping algorithms for removing speckle noise, residual noise and noise at the...
9014506 Image processing method, program, image processing apparatus, image-pickup optical apparatus, and network device  
An image processing method is configured to denoise three-dimensional image data. The image processing method includes an image transform step of performing a frequency transform for the...
9013609 Image processing apparatus, image pickup apparatus and image processing program for correcting color blur  
The image processing apparatus includes a determining part configured to determine, from a difference between information on color of a first pixel in a first image and information on color of a...
9007391 Image color correction for an image by a graphical processing unit looking up color corrections in a lookup table  
A method for providing a LUT for changing color components of pixels of an image includes generating N two-dimensional slices from a three-dimensional LUT. The N two-dimensional slices are...
9008459 Global spatial domain detail controlling method  
A global spatial domain detail controlling method for an image processor includes adjusting at least one detail parameter corresponding to each pixel during an image processing according to each...
9008444 Image rectification using sparsely-distributed local features  
This invention is a method for rectifying an input digital image including warped textual information. The method includes analyzing the input digital image to locate a plurality of local...
9007395 Bit resolution enhancement  
Devices, systems, apparatuses, methods, and other embodiments associated with bit resolution enhancement are described. In one embodiment, an apparatus includes logic configured to produce a...
9007389 Texture map component optimization  
Embodiments of the present invention are directed towards increasing texture filtering performance for texel components represented by more than 8 bits. As the number of bits per component...
9008458 Local area processing using packed distribution functions  
Described herein are devices and techniques for providing adaptable Local Area Processing (LAP) contrast enhancement of imagery by redistributing pixel intensity values in a dynamic range of an...
9008442 Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and computer program  
There is provided an information processing apparatus including an image acquisition unit configured to acquire images captured from a plurality of observation points for a predetermined object, a...
9007402 Image processing for introducing blurring effects to an image  
Image processing includes: receiving an image; applying shader code, using one or more processors, to the image to generate a blurred image version (BIV); receiving configuration information...
9002135 Form image management system and form image management method  
A form image management system includes: a storage apparatus that stores a plurality of types of master images; and a computer that obtains a form image, that retrieves, from the storage...
9002094 Image processing device and image processing method  
A reference image to serve as a reference for a non-defective determination is previously stored in association with identification information for identifying an inspection object. An image of...
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...
9001391 Image reading device, image reading method, and image forming apparatus  
An image reading device includes a transporter transporting a document to a reading position, a first corrector correcting a skew of the document by coming into contact with a leading edge...
8995719 Techniques for improved image disparity estimation  
Techniques for improved image disparity estimation are described. In one embodiment, for example, an apparatus may comprise a processor circuit and an imaging management module, and the imaging...
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...
8995784 Structure descriptors for image processing  
A structure descriptor for an m×n pixel block of an image may be determined. The m×n pixel block may contain a primary pixel having a primary pixel value and a plurality of secondary pixels having...
8995785 Light-field processing and analysis, camera control, and user interfaces and interaction on light-field capture devices  
In various embodiments, the present invention relates to methods, systems, architectures, algorithms, designs, and user interfaces for capturing, processing, analyzing, displaying, annotating,...
8989514 Method and system for image analysis and interpretation  
A method is provided that includes identifying a plurality of data sets, each data set is associated with a distribution model and each data set is associated with an image having a first noise...
8989510 Contrast enhancement using gradation conversion processing  
A non-transitory computer-readable storage medium storing an image processing program causing a computer to execute an image processing on image data to be processed, the image processing program...
8989516 Image processing method and apparatus  
An image processing apparatus is arranged to process a first relatively underexposed and sharp image of a scene, and a second relatively well exposed and blurred image, nominally of the same...
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...
8983029 Radiographic apparatus and method for the same  
An apparatus, system, and method corrects line deficiency in radiographic systems. A Fourier transform element provides a one-dimensional Fourier transform on a line orthogonal to a line of a...
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...
8982421 Method and device for generating threshold matrix for determining state of formation of dots composing output image, quantizer comprising threshold matrix for generating output image data, and image forming device and storage device comprising threshold matrix  
A threshold matrix generating method includes: generating q(x, y, g) in which the number of dots in an initial dot pattern is varied; calculating an error matrix (ERR(x, y, g)) of q(x, y, g);...
8983227 Perspective correction using a reflection  
Techniques and tools are described for performing perspective correction using a reflection. Reflective properties of a surface being photographed can be used to determine a rotation of the device...
8977070 Correction of blotches in component images  
Blotches may be identified and processed to reduce or eliminate the blotch. The blotch may be in just one of several separations and multiple separations may be used, for example, to identify the...
8971660 Noise reduction device, noise reduction method, noise reduction program, and recording medium  
Disclosed is a noise reduction device that includes a representative-value vector calculation unit that extracts from the neighboring region the pixels of a similarity region having a degree of...
8971659 Bad pixel cluster detection  
Systems and methods of bad pixel cluster detection are disclosed. In a particular embodiment, a system is disclosed that includes a bad pixel correction module coupled to receive image data and...