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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...
8797462 Image processing apparatus and image processing method  
A band processing circuit which generates image signals corresponding to different frequency bands from an image signal in which signals corresponding to different colors are arranged and which...
8743287 Method and system for mitigating motion trail artifacts and improving low contrast contours in temporal filtering based noise reduction  
Current output pictures of video data are generated utilizing a motion compensated (MC) blended picture and a corresponding non-MC blended picture of the video data. Windows of picture data from a...
8718448 Video pictures pattern detection  
Some embodiments of the invention provide a media-editing application that performs frame rate conversion detection on a video. For a video that has been converted from one frame rate and format...
8699816 Method and apparatus for enhancing detail based on noise elimination, and method and apparatus for calculating noise weight  
A method to enhance detail of an image based on noise elimination includes calculating a noise weight corresponding to a probability that a center pixel, located in a block of pixels of a region...
8687125 Image processing system and display device for carrying out subtraction or addition of a pixel value of a target pixel in accordance with a value equivalent to a noise quantity  
An image processing system for processing a target pixel to be processed, which target pixel corresponds to inputted image data, a plurality of pixels including the target pixel being arranged in...
8675137 Apparatus and method for adaptive filtering  
An apparatus and a method for adaptive filtering includes an antenna that receives analog video broadcast signal data; an analog-to-digital converter coupled to the antenna and converting the...
8441549 Video artifact suppression via rolling flicker detection  
A method for suppressing banding and rolling flicker in video acquired by a video camera. The method comprises acquiring a plurality of video frames and assessing an amount of rolling flicker in...
8319888 Method of determining field dominance in a sequence of video frames  
A method of determining field dominance in a sequence of video frames, the method comprising: generating from a first video frame a top field and a bottom field; interpolating the top and bottom...
8180169 System and method for multi-scale sigma filtering using quadrature mirror filters  
A first sigma filtering circuit sigma filters an image to produce a filtered image. An analysis circuit processes the sigma filtered image to produce an approximation part and a detail part. A...
8150196 Reduction filter based on smart neighbor selection and weighting (NRF-SNSW)  
The present disclosure describes a method and apparatus for filtering noise in a video image, comprising receiving a first video image, a second video image and motion information wherein the...
7932958 Integrated analog video receiver  
An analog video receiver implemented in an integrated circuit device. The analog video receiver includes an amplifier to amplify an analog video signal having a desired carrier frequency, and a...
7853095 Apparatus, method, recording medium and program for processing signal  
A horizontal direction component pixel extractor extracts a pixel of interest and a horizontal direction component pixel thereof from an input video signal. A vertical direction component pixel...
7589585 Noise reduction circuit  
A noise reduction circuit outputs a signal corresponding to a voltage difference between two different signals. The noise reduction circuit includes: an amplifier circuit for amplifying the two...
7453523 Noise reduction apparatus  
A noise reduction apparatus includes a subtracter receives a motion video signal and finds a difference signal indicative of a difference from a motion video signal preceding by 1 frame and from...
7330218 Adaptive bidirectional filtering for video noise reduction  
A video noise reduction system for reducing video noise in a sequence of video frames. In the video noise reduction system, a temporal filter computes multiple temporal average values for the...
7268821 Upconversion with noise constrained diagonal enhancement  
A method of interpolating a given output pixel value when upconverting interlaced video to progressive video includes the step of determining averages for vertically adjacent pixels, left...
7176982 Recursive noise reduction with still pixel detection  
A system and system for performing adaptive recursive noise reduction with still pixel detection on a video stream is presented. After processing a field pixels that were modified are stored in...
7098963 Method and apparatus for attenuating image noise  
A method of attenuating noise contained in an image signal according to the extent of the movement of the image signal based on the amount of noise, and an apparatus therefor are provided. This...
7064793 Method and apparatus for measuring the noise contained in a picture  
To determine the noise contained in a picture, it is proposed first to determine homogeneous picture regions of the picture (100-102) and then to measure the high-frequency signal component in...
7050646 Image processing system and method for image segmentation using intensity contrast and depth contrast values  
A method and system for processing an image recorded by an imaging device may include: a) providing an image having an array of adjacent elements each corresponding to a respective part of the...
6999634 Spatio-temporal joint filter for noise reduction  
A spatio-temporal joint filter and a spatial joint filter for noise reduction are disclosed. The spatio-temporal joint filter includes a spatial joint filter including the first and second sub...
6987542 Detection and correction of asymmetric transient signals  
The invention relates to a method and apparatus for detecting asymmetry in transient signals and to a method and apparatus for correcting such asymmetry. In the apparatus for detecting asymmetry...
6788353 System and method for scaling images  
A system and method are provided for calculating a target pixel for scaling an image comprising a plurality of source pixels. A contour is determined in the image using at least one of a first set...
6784944 Motion adaptive noise reduction method and system  
A method and system of noise filtering is provided. The pixels of a first filter mask are separated into groups based on luminance . . . The sizes of each group is determined and a largest group...
6747697 Method and apparatus for digital image defect correction and noise filtering  
An adaptive median filter (40) provides dynamic detection and correction of digital image defects which are caused by defective or malfunctioning elements of a radiation detector array (20). The...
6731820 Image filter circuit and image filtering method  
An image filter circuit which realizes a large-scale median filter as a digital circuit which has not been conventionally constructed without difficulty. The filter circuit has a histogram A...
6710818 ILLUMINATION FLICKER DETECTION APPARATUS, AN ILLUMINATION FLICKER COMPENSATION APPARATUS, AND AN AC LINE FREQUENCY DETECTION APPARATUS, METHODS OF DETECTING ILLUMINATION FLICKER, COMPENSATING ILLUMINATION FLICKER, AND MEASURING AC LINE FREQUENCY  
A video signal including illumination flicker component is integrated at each of unit areas (horizontal lines) in a frame (field) of the video signal. The integrated level at each of the unit...
6657676 Spatio-temporal filtering method for noise reduction during a pre-processing of picture sequences in video encoders  
A method of filtering noise from digital pictures includes selecting a first set of pixels including the union of a pixel of the current picture to be filtered and a second set of pixels...
6628341 Correcting interlaced video  
Correcting deinterlaced video by determining whether the deinterlaced video has comb artifact areas, and correcting the comb artifact areas. The detection of comb artifacts includes comparing the...
6560287 Source coder and its coding method  
A source coder for video, compression Of H.261 and H.263 is disclosed, including a subtracter, a coding circuit, a predicting circuit, a picture memory with motion compensated variable delay and a...
6433834 Method for suppressing noise in signals  
The method suppresses noise in a one-dimensional or multi-dimensional signal. A plurality of estimates for the noise-free useful signal are carried out on the basis of a measurement of the noisy...
6384872 Method and apparatus for interlaced image enhancement  
A method for image enhancement for an interlaced display includes receiving a first group of pixels aligned about an axis, detecting a second group of pixels within the first group of pixels, each...
6320622 De-emphasis filter with integrated determination of achromatic values  
A digital de-emphasis filter for a SECAM decoder for converting a sequence of input image data into filtered image data includes at least one recursion register for storing an auxiliary value that...
6219101 Method and apparatus for video flicker filter  
A VGA to analog video converter is useful e.g. for displaying video and/or graphics data from a computer onto a large screen television or television monitor. The RGB video signals output from the...
6127956 Post-conversion system for an analog-to-digital converter which sets an added bit of resolution if an intermediate sample is within a threshold  
Post processing of the converted digital bits from an ADC to provide one or more additional bits of resolution. The additional bits of resolution will be accurate for data which is locally...
6100937 Method and system for combining multiple images into a single higher-quality image  
A method and system for combining a set of n still image frames into a single reduced noise still image. The invention reduces visible noise, along with some television color artifacts, in still...
6067125 Structure and method for film grain noise reduction  
A video signal is both spatially and temporally filtered. The output video signal is temporally noise reduced in portions of the image which exhibits little or no motion, and is spatially noise...
5886751 Method of eliminating interference signals from video signals  
Method of eliminating interference signals from video signals by means of motion-adaptive transversal filtering, in which the motion is detected in the two-dimensional plane for the purpose of S/N...
5880791 Method and apparatus for filtering data in which the required storage capacity is reduced  
In a method of filtering data, including the steps of processing (7) data (O) to obtain reduced data, delaying (9) the reduced data to obtain delayed data, interpolating (11, 13) the delayed data...
5777756 Video processing apparatus with multiple image signal integration and reduction for decreasing noise  
A video processing apparatus uses multiple image signal integration and reduction for decreasing noise. A television camera picks up an image of a still object and outputs image signals...
5742355 Method and apparatus for reducing noise in a video signal  
In a method of processing a video signal including the steps of providing (13) a delayed signal, and furnishing (11) a filtered signal in response to the video signal and the delayed signal, only...
5701163 Video processing method and apparatus  
A video processing method and apparatus for processing video frames comprising animated images so as to blur movement of the animated images between successive frames, the method or apparatus...
5625421 Suppression of sawtooth artifacts in an interlace-to-progressive converted signal  
Jagged vertical or diagonal transition artifacts in interlaced to line doubled progressive scan converted television signals are detected and areas of the television picture having such artifacts...
5585859 System for reducing beat type impairments in a TV signal  
The system for reducing composite beat, composite second order beat and thermal (snow) noise impairments in a television system digitizes individual frames to apply digitized a grey scale values...
5534946 Apparatus for performing motion-compensated picture signal interpolation  
In a motion-compensated picture signal interpolation apparatus comprising switched memories (SMX,LM) for furnishing motion-compensated pixel values corresponding to at least two motion vectors...
5528292 Electric still camera having a plurality of image pickup elements with color filters  
An electronic still camera includes a plurality of image pickup elements having color filters of a plurality of colors; a color separation unit for separating outputs from the image pickup...
5519453 Method of eliminating interfernce signals from video signals  
A method of eliminating interference signals from video signals by motion-adaptive filtering, in which method first a motion signal-dependent transversal filtering and subsequently a median...
5471878 Method of suppressing grain noise in ultrasonic waveform data by 3D filtering  
A method of suppressing grain noise resulting from ultrasonic inspection of an object, including ultrasonically scanning an object and detecting waveform signals therefrom, determining, from the...
5448304 Process for reducing the noise of a video signal  
The present invention is a process for reducing the noise of a video signal (S1), in particular when reproducing a video signal stored on a video recorder, in which a window is defined around...

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