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Number: 348/586
Name: Television > Image signal processing circuitry specific to television > Special effects > Combining plural sources > Foreground/background insertion
Description: Subject matter including a circuitry for selecting a part of one signal (called the foreground) and placing it in the second or background signal.

Sub-classes under this class:

Class Number Class Name Patents
348/587 Including hue detection (e.g., chroma key) 176

Patents under this class:
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8704950 Method of and apparatus for maintaining smooth video transition between distinct applications Apr. 22, 2014
8694573 Method and system for determining a quotient value Apr. 8, 2014
8665373 Scheme for determining the locations and timing of advertisements and other insertions in media Mar. 4, 2014
8633938 List searching method and portable device using the same Jan. 21, 2014
8625896 Image matting Jan. 7, 2014
8593473 Display device and method for optimizing the memory bandwith Nov. 26, 2013
8582918 Imaging device, image composition and display device, and image composition method Nov. 12, 2013
8549554 Dynamic replacement of cinematic stage props in program content Oct. 1, 2013
8520145 Method and apparatus for displaying video image Aug. 27, 2013
8494291 Multi-mode processing of texture blocks Jul. 23, 2013
8487939 Embedding animation in electronic mail, text messages and websites Jul. 16, 2013
8488896 Image processing apparatus and image processing method Jul. 16, 2013
8477246 Systems, methods and devices for augmenting video content Jul. 2, 2013
8477149 Real-time chromakey matting using image statistics Jul. 2, 2013
8456577 Method and apparatus for chroma key production Jun. 4, 2013
8451380 Scheme for determining the locations and timing of advertisements and other insertions in media May. 28, 2013
8405780 Generating a clean reference image Mar. 26, 2013
8407374 Intelligent resource state memory recall Mar. 26, 2013
8387105 Method and a system for transmitting video streams Feb. 26, 2013
8373721 Method of realism assessment of an image composite Feb. 12, 2013
8358379 Post processing displays with on-screen displays Jan. 22, 2013
8355599 Methods and devices for detecting changes in background of images using multiple binary images thereof and hough transformation Jan. 15, 2013
8351713 Drag-and-drop pasting for seamless image composition Jan. 8, 2013
8340398 Correlation extract method for generating 3D motion data, and motion capture system and method for easy composition of humanoid character on real background image using the same Dec. 25, 2012
8306333 Method and system for automatic figure segmentation Nov. 6, 2012
8294823 Video communication systems and methods Oct. 23, 2012
8294824 Method and system for video compositing using color information in comparison processing Oct. 23, 2012
8275235 Storage medium storing interactive graphics stream activated in response to user's command, and reproducing apparatus for reproducing from the same Sep. 25, 2012
8270604 System and method for remote signature acquisition Sep. 18, 2012
8264612 Method of raster-scan search for multi-region on-screen display and system using the same Sep. 11, 2012
8265417 Image processing apparatus, method, and program for adding shadow information to images Sep. 11, 2012
8259234 System and method to insert a person into a movie clip Sep. 4, 2012
8260127 Lighting modifiable photo booth with external process control Sep. 4, 2012
8237864 Systems and methods for associating metadata with scenes in a video Aug. 7, 2012
8229241 System and method for immersion enhancement based on adaptive immersion enhancement prediction Jul. 24, 2012
8212928 Method of and apparatus for maintaining smooth video transition between distinct applications Jul. 3, 2012
8212929 Image processing method and computer readable medium Jul. 3, 2012
8194158 Image processor, image processing method, digital camera, and imaging apparatus Jun. 5, 2012
8189110 Equalization of noise characteristics of the components of a composite image without degrading subject image quality May. 29, 2012
8175384 Method and apparatus for discriminative alpha matting May. 8, 2012
8144262 Projection apparatus and system Mar. 27, 2012
8098330 Mapping of presentation material Jan. 17, 2012
8085990 Hybrid maps with embedded street-side images Dec. 27, 2011
8072472 System and method for scaling overlay images Dec. 6, 2011
8065710 Apparatuses and methods for interactive communication concerning multimedia content Nov. 22, 2011
8035644 Method for embedding animation in electronic mail and websites Oct. 11, 2011
8019183 Production apparatus for index information with link information, production apparatus for image data with tag information, production method for index information with link information, produ Sep. 13, 2011
8013940 Integrated station for recording and transmission of audio and video signals Sep. 6, 2011
7999862 Method and apparatus for an automated background lighting compensation system Aug. 16, 2011
7907793 Image sequence depth enhancement system and method Mar. 15, 2011

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