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
Integrated circuit packaging system with laser hole and method of manufacture thereof
Support for a portable electronic device
Sensor chip, sensor cartridge, and analysis apparatus
Multiple-frequency inversion method and control apparatus for internal combustion engine driven generator
Strategic planning management
Autobrake and decel control built-in test equipment
Flood protection apparatus and container data center including the same
  Randomly Featured Patents
Heterocyclyluracil
Glaucoma pressure regulator
Traffic flow indicator for roadway placement
Camera with flip-up flash
Heat sink clamping spring additionally holding a ZIF socket locked
Screen printer
Method of treating gas
Hydraulic anti-skid braking systems for vehicles
1,4-Dihydropyridine derivatives
Multiplexed synchronous/asynchronous data bus