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Number: 358/3.26
Name: Facsimile and static presentation processing > Static presentation processing (e.g., processing data for printer, etc.) > Attribute control > Distortion control in image reproduction (e.g., removing, reducing or preventing image artifacts)
Description: Subject matter wherein image data or print data is filtered or otherwise processed, to remove, reduce, or prevent an artifact, noise, distortion, aberration, aliasing, or other error in the reproduced image.

Patents under this class:

Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8068257 Color printing reducing artifacts and banding by rendering black dots, replacing dots with process black, and adding non-black dots for different subsets of black dots Nov. 29, 2011
8064721 Method and apparatus for removing noise from a digital image Nov. 22, 2011
8064110 Adaptive auto white balance Nov. 22, 2011
8064098 Device optimizing boundary value table for halftoning reference to correct gradation characteristic based on condition of liquid ejecting head Nov. 22, 2011
8059919 Image processing apparatus and image processing method including averaging processing, screen processing, and resolution converting processing Nov. 15, 2011
8059915 Apparatus for and method of robust motion estimation using line averages Nov. 15, 2011
8059307 Image processing apparatus and method dividing image data for multi-pass scans using mask based on beam deviations Nov. 15, 2011
8055089 Apparatus and method of restoring image Nov. 8, 2011
8049939 Method, apparatus and computer program for generating transfer functions to be used in a printiing system Nov. 1, 2011
8045234 Image forming apparatus Oct. 25, 2011
8045218 Digital compensation method and apparatus using image-to-image distortion map relating reference mark grids Oct. 25, 2011
8041152 Image resolution increasing method and apparatus Oct. 18, 2011
8041142 Method and device for reconstructing images Oct. 18, 2011
8040562 Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and computer-readable encoding medium encoded with a computer program Oct. 18, 2011
8040555 Method and apparatus for processing image data for an irregular output scan path Oct. 18, 2011
8036487 Image processing method, apparatus and program as well as imaging apparatus Oct. 11, 2011
8036480 Image processing system Oct. 11, 2011
8031975 System and method of image zooming with intensity preservation Oct. 4, 2011
8031962 Workflows for color correcting images Oct. 4, 2011
8031367 Ejection device and ejection method with uneven liquid ejection control effect Oct. 4, 2011
8027065 Intelligent hardware for detecting color value of an image Sep. 27, 2011
8027064 Controlling color image formation by extending color channels based on boundary region information to compensate for mis-registration distortions Sep. 27, 2011
8027063 Image forming apparatus Sep. 27, 2011
8027058 Image processing apparatus and method Sep. 27, 2011
8023766 Method and system of processing an image containing undesirable pixels Sep. 20, 2011
8023763 Method and apparatus for enhancing image, and image-processing system using the same Sep. 20, 2011
8023158 Image processing system and image processing method Sep. 20, 2011
8023157 Image data correcting device for correcting image data to remove back projection without eliminating halftone image Sep. 20, 2011
8014574 Character noise eliminating apparatus, character noise eliminating method, and character noise eliminating program Sep. 6, 2011
8005311 Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and recording medium Aug. 23, 2011
8005310 Method and device for interpolation and correction of an image Aug. 23, 2011
8004721 Halftone apparatus that provides simultaneous, multiple lines per inch screens Aug. 23, 2011
8004715 Image forming apparatus and method mitigating effects of pixel correction while compensation for shift in scanning position Aug. 23, 2011
7999972 Image processing apparatus, image processing method, image processing program, and storage medium Aug. 16, 2011
7999969 Imaging device, printing system, printing device, image printing method, and storage medium having stored thereon program controlling the image printing method Aug. 16, 2011
7995239 Image output apparatus, method and program Aug. 9, 2011
7991239 Methods, systems and apparatuses for imager row-wise noise correction Aug. 2, 2011
7990579 Image processing apparatus, image forming apparatus, and image processing method for edge detection processing and determination Aug. 2, 2011
7986441 Embedding watermark into halftone image with low distortion using parity values for overlapping groups of candidate sites Jul. 26, 2011
7983486 Method and apparatus for automatic image categorization using image texture Jul. 19, 2011
7982928 Method, system and device for colour quality control Jul. 19, 2011
7982921 Device for correcting image data read with image sensor Jul. 19, 2011
7982915 Inkjet recording apparatus, image processing method, storage medium, pigmented ink, and recorded matter Jul. 19, 2011
7978365 Document type discriminating apparatus Jul. 12, 2011
7973977 System and method for removing semi-transparent artifacts from digital images caused by contaminants in the camera's optical path Jul. 5, 2011
7973970 Preventing artifacts that may be produced when bottling PDL files converted from raster images Jul. 5, 2011
7970235 Automatic replacement of undesirable pixels in an image Jun. 28, 2011
7970230 Image processing with minimization of ringing artifacts and noise Jun. 28, 2011
7965901 Hard imaging methods and devices and optical scanning systems Jun. 21, 2011
7965421 Show-through reduction method and system Jun. 21, 2011

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