Resources Contact Us Home
Browse by: INVENTOR PATENT HOLDER PATENT NUMBER DATE
 
 
Image processing of isolated pixels, and method, apparatus and facsimile incorporating such processing










Image Number 14 for United States Patent #5515179.

Outline vectors representing an arrangement of pixels of a binary image obtained by a binary image obtaining unit are extracted by an outline extractor. From the extracted outline vector, isolated points are extracted. These isolated points are stored in an isolated point data generator 7 as information indicative of the position of isolated point. The outline vectors other than the isolated points are stored in the vector generator 3 as vector data. When a binary image is reproduced, the stored position information of the isolated points is developed to produce vector data by the isolated point data developer 8. Accordingly, since the isolated points are stored not in the form of outline vectors, but position information, the storage capacity for storing the outline vectors can be small. This construction is effective in halftone image in particular.








 
 
  Recently Added Patents
Lighting control device and lighting control method
Transaction finance processing system and approach
System for seeking for an optimal configuration of a bi-, tri- or multi-ventricular cardiac resynchronization implanted device
Method of inspecting wafer
Remedy for overactive bladder comprising acetic acid anilide derivative as the active ingredient
Playback device, playback method, and computer program
Method and apparatus for blind signal extraction
  Randomly Featured Patents
Adaptive processor interface operable with different types of processors
Output driving circuit capable of reducing EMI effect
Square shaped battery
Methods of making magnetic write heads with use of a resist channel shrinking solution having corrosion inhibitors
Power-sum circuit for finite field GF(2.sup.m)
Method and device for airbrushing
Padlock with fully integrated dual locking systems
Globally referenced positioning in a shielded environment
Magnetic resonance imaging method and apparatus
Boat to trailer conversion