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Inventor:
Daly; Scott J.
Address:
Kalama, WA
No. of patents:
64
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8284235 Reduction of viewer discomfort for stereoscopic images October 9, 2012
A method for modifying images for display on a three dimensional display includes receiving a first image and a corresponding second image which together represent a three dimensional image when displayed on the three dimensional display. Based upon the first and second image, the method
8260087 Image upsampling technique September 4, 2012
An upscaling (upsampling) technique for digital images and video for presentation on a display. An image at a first resolution may be separated into a plurality of channels. Each channel may be upsampled to a higher resolution. The plurality of channels may then be combined to form a
8243093 Systems and methods for dither structure creation and application for reducing the visibility of August 14, 2012
Aspects of the present invention relate to creation, modification and implementation of dither pattern structures applied to an image to diminish contouring artifacts. Some aspects relate to dither pattern structures with pixel values in a first color channel pattern that are spatial
8238654 Skin color cognizant GMA with luminance equalization August 7, 2012
A method for mapping/enhancing the color of an image to be displayed on a display includes receiving an image having a plurality of pixels where each of the pixels has a plurality of color components. The image is processed using a pair of gamut color mapping operations in combination
8217890 Liquid crystal display with black point modulation July 10, 2012
A backlit display with improved dynamic range. A first pixel is illuminated at a first non-zero illumination level during a first frame and a second non-zero illumination level during a second frame, immediately following the first frame. The second illumination level is greater than
8189035 Method and apparatus for rendering virtual see-through scenes on single or tiled displays May 29, 2012
A system for displaying an image on a display includes a display for displaying an image thereon. A three dimensional representation of an image is obtained. The three dimensional representation is rendered as a two dimensional representation on the display. An imaging device is asso
8155434 Methods and systems for image enhancement April 10, 2012
Embodiments of the present invention relate to systems and methods for image enhancement. Some embodiments comprise color detection, color mapping and differential processing based on color characteristics. Some embodiments comprise tonescale processing. Some embodiments comprise app
8120717 Methods and systems for display viewer motion compensation February 21, 2012
Embodiments of the present invention comprise systems and methods for compensating for motion of a viewer relative to a display device.
8050512 High dynamic range images from low dynamic range images November 1, 2011
A method for displaying an image includes receiving an image having a first luminance dynamic range and modifying the image to a second luminance dynamic range free from being based upon other images, where the second dynamic range is greater than the first dynamic range. The modifie
8050511 High dynamic range images from low dynamic range images November 1, 2011
A method for displaying an image includes receiving an image having a first luminance dynamic range and modifying the image to a second luminance dynamic range free from being based upon other images, where the second dynamic range is greater than the first dynamic range. The modifie
8050496 Color gamut mapping/enhancement technique using skin color detection November 1, 2011
A method for mapping/enhancing the color of an image to be displayed on a display includes receiving an image having a plurality of pixels where each of the pixels has a plurality of color components. The image is processed using a pair of gamut color mapping operations in combination
8049695 Correction of visible mura distortions in displays by use of flexible system for memory resource November 1, 2011
A display that includes at least one gray level being provided to a plurality of pixels that illuminates each of the pixels with the gray level. The display applies interpolated corrective data for the pixels so as to reduce the mura effects of said display for those characteristics
8049691 System for displaying images on a display November 1, 2011
Processing of images for displaying on a display for displaying images on a liquid crystal display.
8026927 Reduction of mura effects September 27, 2011
A display that includes at least one gray level being provided to a plurality of pixels that illuminates each of the pixels with the gray level. The display applies corrective data for the pixels so as to reduce the mura effects of said display for those characteristics generally vis
7961199 Methods and systems for image-specific tone scale adjustment and light-source control June 14, 2011
Embodiments of the present invention comprise systems, methods and devices for adjusting image code values in conjunction with display light source illumination levels for enhanced image display.
7933445 Color gamut mapping/enhancement technique using skin color detection April 26, 2011
A method for mapping/enhancing the color of an image to be displayed on a display includes receiving an image having a plurality of pixels where each of the pixels has a plurality of color components. The image is processed using a pair of gamut color mapping operations in combination
7907787 Enhancing the quality of decoded quantized images March 15, 2011
A system for image enhancement and, more particularly, a system for enhancing the quality of a quantized image.
7903166 Methods and systems for display viewer motion compensation based on user image data March 8, 2011
Embodiments of the present invention comprise systems and methods for compensating for motion of a viewer relative to a display device.
7872631 Liquid crystal display with temporal black point January 18, 2011
A backlit display with improved dynamic range. The disclosed display illuminates a pixel of the display at respective non-zero illumination levels during each of a first frame and a second frame and decreases the illumination level of the pixel during the interval between the first f
7853094 Color enhancement technique using skin color detection December 14, 2010
A method for enhancing the color of an image to be displayed on a display includes receiving an image having a plurality of pixels where each of the pixels has a plurality of color components. The image is filtered using a spatial filter in such a manner that the lower frequency content
7826681 Methods and systems for surround-specific display modeling November 2, 2010
Embodiments of the present invention comprise systems and methods for surround-specific display modeling in which the brightness of a display is varied based on a perceptual brightness model that is expressed as a function of the illumination level that surrounds a display as it is b
7787704 Enhancing the quality of decoded quantized images August 31, 2010
A system for image enhancement and, more particularly, a system for enhancing the quality of a quantized image.
7777714 Liquid crystal display with adaptive width August 17, 2010
A backlit display with improved dynamic range. The disclosed display illuminates a pixel of the display at respective non-zero illumination levels during each of a first frame and a second frame and decreases the illumination level of the pixel during the interval between the first f
7768496 Methods and systems for image tonescale adjustment to compensate for a reduced source light powe August 3, 2010
Embodiments of the present invention comprise systems, methods and devices for increasing the perceived brightness of an image. In some embodiments this increase compensates for a decrease in display light-source illumination.
7762676 Methods and systems for multi-view display privacy July 27, 2010
Aspects of the present invention relate to systems and methods for enhancing privacy in a multi-view display. Some aspects relate to creating an image mask dependent on the presence of text in an image displayed on the primary view of a multi-view display. The generated image mask ma
7737936 Liquid crystal display backlight with modulation June 15, 2010
A display is backlit by a source having spatially modulated luminance to attenuate illumination of dark areas of images and increase the dynamic range of the display.
7724322 Virtual solar liquid crystal window May 25, 2010
A display system includes a building, a wall enclosed within the building, and a light guide directing light from the exterior of the building to the wall within the building. A display is supported proximate the wall where the display includes a liquid crystal layer and not including a
7714830 Liquid crystal display backlight with level change May 11, 2010
A display is backlit by a source having spatially modulated luminance to attenuate illumination of dark areas of images and increase the dynamic range of the display.
7692665 Methods and systems for adaptive dither pattern application April 6, 2010
Embodiments of the present invention comprise methods and systems for adaptive dither pattern array generation and application.
7675500 Liquid crystal display backlight with variable amplitude LED March 9, 2010
A display is backlit by a source having spatially modulated luminance to attenuate illumination of dark areas of images and increase the dynamic range of the display.
7657110 Image compression using a color visual model February 2, 2010
A system for coding images, and more particularly, to a system for compressing images to a reduced number of bits by employing a Discrete Cosine Transform (DCT) in combination with a visual model.
7623105 Liquid crystal display with adaptive color November 24, 2009
A system for modifying images to be shown on displays that have display characteristics dependant on the angle at which a displayed image is viewed. An image may be modified by detecting the position of a viewer relative to a display and based on the detected position, correcting the
7612757 Liquid crystal display with modulated black point November 3, 2009
A backlit display with improved dynamic range. The disclosed display illuminates a pixel of the display at respective non-zero illumination levels during each of a first frame and a second frame and decreases the illumination level of the pixel during the interval between the first f
7602369 Liquid crystal display with colored backlight October 13, 2009
A method of backlighting a liquid crystal display so as to improve the quality of the image displayed by the liquid crystal display. The method may vary the luminance of a light source illuminating a plurality of displayed pixels and vary the transmittance of a light valve of the dis
7573457 Liquid crystal display backlight with scaling August 11, 2009
A display is backlit by a source having spatially modulated luminance to attenuate illumination of dark areas of images and increase the dynamic range of the display.
7554555 Methods and systems for adaptive dither pattern processing June 30, 2009
Embodiments of the present invention comprise methods and systems for adaptive dither pattern array generation and application.
7532192 Liquid crystal display with filtered black point May 12, 2009
A backlit display that displays an image having a luminance that is separated into a transmission component driving liquid crystal material and an illumination component driving a backlight, where the transmission component comprises at least 60% of the image luminance and the illumi
7505028 Backlit display with improved dynamic range March 17, 2009
A display is backlit by a source having spatially modulated luminance to attenuate illumination of dark areas of images and increase the dynamic range of the display.
7505027 Backlit display with improved dynamic range March 17, 2009
A display is backlit by a source having spatially modulated luminance to attenuate illumination of dark areas of images and increase the dynamic range of the display.
7505018 Liquid crystal display with reduced black level insertion March 17, 2009
A backlit display with improved dynamic range.
7499017 Backlit display with improved dynamic range March 3, 2009
A display is backlit by a source having spatially modulated luminance to attenuate illumination of dark areas of images and increase the dynamic range of the display.
7474316 Bit-depth extension of digital displays via the use of models of the impulse response of the vis January 6, 2009
A dithering pattern that is generated based on a spatial operation is used for a Bit-Depth Extension (BDE) technique for preventing contouring artifacts in an image displayed by a display having a bit-depth that-is less than the bit-depth of the image. The dithering pattern can be based
7440633 Enhancing the quality of decoded quantized images October 21, 2008
A system for image enhancement and, more particularly, a system for enhancing the quality of a quantized image.
7424168 Enhancing the quality of decoded quantized images September 9, 2008
A system for image enhancement and, more particularly, a system for enhancing the quality of a quantized image.
7424166 Enhancing the quality of decoded quantized images September 9, 2008
A system for image enhancement and, more particularly, a system for enhancing the quality of a quantized image.
7400779 Enhancing the quality of decoded quantized images July 15, 2008
A system for image enhancement and, more particularly, a system for enhancing the quality of a quantized image.
7352373 Systems and methods for multi-dimensional dither structure creation and application April 1, 2008
Embodiments of the present invention comprise systems and methods for creation, modification and implementation of dither pattern structures.
7194147 Methods and systems for improving display resolution in achromatic images using sub-pixel sampli March 20, 2007
Embodiments of the present invention provide systems and methods for converting an achromatic, higher-resolution image to a lower-resolution image with reduced visible errors. These systems and methods comprise a sub-pixel sampling performed on a higher-resolution image. The sub-pixel
7181050 Method for adapting quantization in video coding using face detection and visual eccentricity we February 20, 2007
A system encodes video by detecting the location of a facial region of a frame of the video. Sensitivity information is calculated for each of a plurality of locations within the video based upon the location of the facial region. The frame is encoded in manner that provides a substa
7164284 Dynamic gamma for a liquid crystal display January 16, 2007
A system for characterizing the temporal luminance response of a liquid crystal display. A liquid crystal display may be forced at an initial time from a first luminance value to a measured second luminance value. The second luminance value may be measured at a predetermined time after
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