Resources Contact Us Home
Browse by: INVENTOR PATENT HOLDER PATENT NUMBER DATE
 
 
Digital image processing










Image Number 2 for United States Patent #6240217.

A method of processing digital image information, including pixel intensity information, includes the steps of identifying a region of the image in which pixel intensities are similar to each other, but the median pixel intensity differs significantly from the median pixel intensity of other parts of the image; and modifying pixel intensities in the identified region so that the median for the region is closer to the median for the other parts of the image. A related method of processing digital image information involves modifying pixel intensities according to a non-linear algorithm, with the result that one or more regions of the image have their median pixel intensities adjusted to a level which is closer to the median pixel intensity for other parts of the image. A composite digital image can be formed by obtaining first and second digital images of the same scene but with different exposure or light reception conditions so that one of the digital images has higher pixel intensity values than the other; identifying one or more regions on the first image which are less clear than the corresponding regions on the second image; and replacing the identified regions of the first image with the corresponding regions of the second image.








 
 
  Recently Added Patents
Communication device and two-dimensional communication system using the same
Plants and seeds of corn variety CV335662
Profiling activity through video surveillance
Engineered enzymes with methionine-gamma-lyase enzymes and pharmacological preparations thereof
Commissioning incoming packet switched connections
Credit flow control scheme in a router with flexible link widths utilizing minimal storage
Imaging device, method and computer readable medium
  Randomly Featured Patents
Switching device driving apparatus and DC/DC converter incorporating the same
Apparatus for monitoring the operation of well bore guns
Radio frequency connector
Drain opener composition
Spinal platform and method for delivering a therapeutic agent to a spinal cord target
Hair iron
Method and apparatus for connecting to network in a short-range mobile communication terminal
Display
Ankle foot orthosis
Ice skateboard