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US-8,139,907 Optoelectronic device and method of forming the same
An optoelectronic device including a substrate, a half-boat-shaped material layer, a deep trench isolation structure, and an optical waveguide is provided. The...
US-8,139,906 Optical wiring module
Provided is an optical wiring module. The optical wiring module includes a light source mounted on a surface of a substrate, a metal optical waveguide coupled...
US-8,139,905 Generator protection system
A temperature sensor is disclosed. The sensor includes an optical fiber and at least one twin-grating structure formed on the optical fiber. Each twin-grating...
US-8,139,904 Method and apparatus for implementing optical deflection switching using coupled resonators
A method of implementing optical deflection switching includes directing a tuning operation at a specific region of coupled optical resonators coupled to an...
US-8,139,903 Driving circuit of optical gate switch
A driving circuit of a semiconductor optical amplifier type gate switch constituting a matrix optical switch is provided with an operation amplifier into which...
US-8,139,902 Method of conferring interactivity on previously printed graphic containing text
A method of conferring interactivity on a pre-printed image containing text. The method comprises the steps of: (i) receiving association data indicating an...
US-8,139,901 Nano-encoding and decoding information related to printed texts and images on paper and other surfaces
A method and system for nano-encoding and decoding information related to printed texts and images on paper and other surfaces is provided. The system and...
US-8,139,900 System and method for providing objectified image renderings using recognition information from images
An embodiment provides for enabling retrieval of a collection of captured images that form at least a portion of a library of images. For each image in the...
US-8,139,899 Increasing resolution of video images
A method and apparatus for increasing resolution of video images are disclosed. Vectors may be produced based on a sequence of video frames. Low dimensional...
US-8,139,898 Image process method and apparatus for image enlargement and enhancement
An image processing device includes an image acquisition module, a memory module, and an image signal processing module, for performing an image enlargement and...
US-8,139,897 Detecting tilt in an image having different resolutions in different directions
An image processing device includes an acquiring unit that acquires, from image data, processing image data having a first resolution in a first direction and a...
US-8,139,896 Tracking moving objects accurately on a wide-angle video
A method and a system for tracking the motion of moving objects accurately on the entirety of a wide-angle video is disclosed. The method includes using a...
US-8,139,895 Image recognition device and image rotating method
An image recognition device for generating an output rotation image from input original image data, including a memory section being capable of storing data of...
US-8,139,894 Automatic dominant orientation estimation in text images based on steerable filters
Briefly, in accordance with one or more embodiments, an image processing system is capable of receiving an image containing text, applying optical character...
US-8,139,893 Online image processing systems and methods utilizing image processing parameters
The present invention allows for online image processing. A sample embodiment of the system comprises an Image Processing Means with one or more predetermined...
US-8,139,892 Spatial standard observer
The present invention relates to devices and methods for the measurement and/or for the specification of the perceptual intensity of a visual image, or the...
US-8,139,891 System and method for structure enhancement and noise reduction in medical images
A method and system for structure enhancement and noise reduction of medical images using adaptive filtering is disclosed. The method utilizes feature...
US-8,139,890 System for applying multi-direction and multi-slope region detection to image edge enhancement
A system for applying multi-direction and multi-slope region detection to image edge enhancement is provided to perform the image edge enhancement on an image....
US-8,139,889 Method, an apparatus and a computer-readable medium for processing a night vision image dataset
Method for processing a sequence of at least two image datasets each having at least two pixels, each pixel having an intensity value by calculating a structure...
US-8,139,888 Method for filtering of images with bilateral filters and power images
The current invention describes a method for filtering an input image with a bilateral filter. The bilateral filter includes a spatial filter and a range...
US-8,139,887 Image-signal processing apparatus, image-signal processing method and image-signal processing program
Disclosed herein is an image-signal processing apparatus, including: a band pass filter configured to increase the bit count of an input digital image signal in...
US-8,139,886 Blur estimation
A two-dimensional blur kernel is computed for a digital image by first estimating a sharp image from the digital image. The sharp image is derived from the...
US-8,139,885 Method and apparatus for image stabilization
An image stabilization method and an image stabilization device for processing a target image in a video stream are provided. A target accumulated global vector...
US-8,139,884 Blur image adjusting method
A blur image adjusting method includes the following steps. Firstly, a blur image in YCbCr color space is obtained. The Y component of the blur image is...
US-8,139,883 System and method for image and video encoding artifacts reduction and quality improvement
Reducing artifacts and improving quality for image and video encoding is performed in one pass to preserve natural edge smoothness and sharpness. To reduce...
US-8,139,882 Method for locally adjusting a quantization step and coding device implementing said method
The invention relates to a method of locally adjusting a quantization step for each region of an image in a sequence of n images. The method comprises the...
US-8,139,881 Method for locally adjusting a quantization step and coding device implementing said method
The invention relates to a method of locally adjusting a quantization step for each region of an image with respect to a setpoint quantization step. The method...
US-8,139,880 Lifting-based directional lapped transforms
A "directional lapped transform coder" ("DLT Coder") provides various techniques for designing directional lapped transforms. In general, lapped transforms are...
US-8,139,879 Method and apparatus for encoding image by exponential Golomb binarization using optimal threshold, and method...
A method and apparatus for coding an image by using exponential Golomb binarization are provided. The method comprises: performing entropy coding on an input...
US-8,139,878 Picture coding method and picture decoding method
The method includes the following units: a coefficient number detecting unit (109) for detecting the number of coefficients which has a value other than 0 for...
US-8,139,877 Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and computer-readable recording medium including shot...
An image processing apparatus includes a shot splitting unit that splits a moving image into a plurality of shots each including a plurality of sequential...
US-8,139,876 Image processing apparatus, control method for image processing apparatus, program, and storage medium
When an original image containing a code image is lossy-compressed, the image quality of the code image is deteriorated. Thus, due to the deterioration of the...
US-8,139,875 Image encoding device, image decoding device, image encoding method and image decoding method
An encoding device includes a color component separating unit for separating an input bit stream for the respective color components, a block dividing unit for...
US-8,139,874 Disk sector allocation for high performance access to images
An image data storage system and associated method store, on one or more disk drives in a disk drive array, original image data for different images as well as...
US-8,139,873 Binary image data processing system and method
The image data processing system and method disclosed, processes intermediate compressed binary data representing images scanned for copy or exporting, thereby...
US-8,139,872 Splitting file types within partitioned images
The claimed subject matter provides a system and/or a method that facilitates optimally and efficiently utilizing an image file format. A server can host an...
US-8,139,871 Circuit and method for adaptive, lossless compression of successive digital data
An image compression and decompression method compresses data based upon the data states, and decompresses the compressed data based upon the codes generated...
US-8,139,870 Image processing apparatus, recording medium, computer data signal, and image processing method
There is provided an image processing apparatus including a character recognition section that executes character recognition on an input document image and...
US-8,139,869 System and method for comparing documents
The present invention relates to a system and a method for comparing information contained on at least two documents belonging to an entity. The present...
US-8,139,868 Image processing method for determining matching position between template and search image
An inspection apparatus and method outputs an accurate matching position even if a search image contains a pattern similar to a template. An image search unit...
US-8,139,867 Image segregation system architecture
In an exemplary embodiment of the present invention, an automated, computerized method is provided for processing an image. According to a feature of the...
US-8,139,866 Method and system for drift correction of spectrum images
A method and system corrects for drift in spectrum images resulting from collection signals. Signals resulting from a scan are collected. A reference image is...
US-8,139,865 Computer-implemented system and method for recognizing patterns in a digital image through document image...
A computer-implemented system and method for retrieving a digital image through document image decomposition is provided. A stored digital image is retrieved....
US-8,139,864 System for non-uniformity correction for image processing
A system for correcting image characteristic data from a plurality of pixels comprises at least one field programmable gate array (FPGA), a lookup table, and a...
US-8,139,863 System for capturing, characterizing and visualizing lidar and generic image data
A system that offers a method of capturing, analyzing, and visualizing a matrix of data for object and feature extraction. This is accomplished by reading a...
US-8,139,862 Character extracting apparatus, method, and program
The present invention provides a technique of accurately extracting areas of characters included in a captured image even in a case where noise or dirt of a...
US-8,139,861 Character extracting apparatus, method, and program
The present invention provides a technique of accurately extracting areas of characters included in a captured image even in a case where noise or dirt of a...
US-8,139,860 Retrieving and sharing electronic documents using paper
In an embodiment of the invention, an electronic document (e-document) can be searched and found by capturing an image of the printed document. Instead of...
US-8,139,859 Method for automatic detection of data in in-vivo images
A method for detecting, in single time-point, in-vivo imaging data related to artifacts in the imaging of objects, includes acquiring at least one in-vivo image...
US-8,139,858 System and method for identifying arthropods in color-digital image information
A color-based imaging system and method for the detection and classification of insects and other arthropods are described, including devices for counting...
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