Resources Contact Us Home
Browse by: INVENTOR PATENT HOLDER PATENT NUMBER DATE
 
 
Method and apparatus for texture cloning










Image Number 7 for United States Patent #6996287.

Embodiments of the invention allow for cloning texture from one image location to another. The two locations may belong to the same image, or to two different images. Embodiments of the invention use a median filter to filter a source image and a target image. The filtered source image and the original source image are combined to extract texture information. Texture information is then combined with the filtered target image to generate a destination image.Embodiments of the invention may be utilized to retouch photographs, in order to correct, improve or change localized flaws or problems in images. An example is the removal of wrinkles and blemishes on a person's face. Embodiments of the invention allow for cloning the texture from a smooth skin area into a region of wrinkles, while preserving the colors and shadings of the target image.








 
 
  Recently Added Patents
Presenting a link to a user
Display screen with an animated graphical user interface
Focusing apparatus that effectively sets a focus area of an image when a focusing mode is changed
Protecting information written to recording medium
Single check memory devices and methods
Earphone
Systems and methods for generating a user profile based customized media guide with user-generated content and non-user-generated content
  Randomly Featured Patents
Apparatus and method for modeling queueing systems with highly variable traffic arrival rates
Electrical socket
Motor control apparatus with rotor heating protection
Surface inspection method and surface inspection apparatus
Method for controlling pitch and stickies deposition
Piloted rich-catalytic lean-burn hybrid combustor
Fluid filter and purifying apparatus
Envelope with design of two movable eyes
Hingeless safe door assembly
Process for welding profiles, in particular plastic profiles