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Image processing apparatus and method
This invention is to easily generate a normal map at a low cost. Hence, image data representing the characteristic of the surface of paper is inputted using an...
Lossless compressor for image data values
Disclosed is method of encoding a set of data values (205-245). Each data value corresponds to a pixel position (205,210, 220,225) within an image (100). The...
Sheet music processing method and image processing apparatus
A sheet music processing method of processing, by an image processing apparatus, image data of sheet music input by an input device, the method comprising...
Color processing apparatus and color processing method
Upon creating a color conversion table from a first color space to a second color space, a reversal region where hues are reversed is detected from at least one...
Communication system and control method thereof
A method for controlling a communication system comprising obtaining moving picture data, inquiring about processing capability with respect to the obtained...
High-performance video transcoding method
Disclosed is an apparatus (500) for generating a second compressed video stream (550) having a second resolution, from a first compressed video stream (540)...
Moving image encoding apparatus and control method, and computer program
A moving image encoding apparatus, comprising, a first image transformation unit adapted to transform image data into first image information, with reference to...
Printing system, print preview method, and preview method using a printer
A printing system is capable of displaying a preview of an image with a low resolution without causing degradation in performance and affinity for an operating...
Method for creating color conversion definition for image output devices
and image processing apparatus...
The present invention is to provide methods and apparatuses for creating color conversion definition to make the same output result appear without any...
Image reading apparatus and method of controlling the same
An image reading apparatus includes a reading system having a plurality of line sensors extending in a main-scan direction, an imaging optical system for...
Image processing using count variation
Input image data is converted into a brightness component to obtain a difference between the brightness component and a threshold. A count variation is...
Device capable of reading plural documents, method of controlling the
device, and program
Provided is a device that prevents unauthorized copying of a document to which copy inhibition information is added.
Image processing apparatus and method for preventing removal of an encoded
An image processing apparatus includes a color removing unit, a determining unit, and a preventing unit. The color removing unit is configured to remove a...
Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and program for
determining or computing an extended...
An object of the present invention is to provide an image processing apparatus which provides an image with an extended region of a size suitable for performing...
Image processing apparatus and method for selecting a processing mode
based on attributes of original...
An information processing apparatus processes, for each pixel, multivalued image data for a unit area of a recording medium, so as to form an image on the unit...
Constructing spectral gamut boundary descriptors
Color management in which a spectrally-based ICS color value is spectrally gamut mapped onto a spectral gamut of a destination device using a simplified Gamut...
Apparatus and method for correcting registration errors and trailing
phenomenon in a printed image
A color image forming apparatus is provided that forms an image by correcting registration shifts during an image forming process by using image data and which...
Color table editing apparatus, color table editing method, program, and
A color table editing apparatus includes an image data input unit configured to input image data, a color table selection unit configured to select a given...
Mixed jobs generation method and apparatus thereof
Input data in which fixed data and variable data are mixed is processed in a system in which a plate offset press for processing fixed data and a plateless...
Print setting processing apparatus and print setting processing method
A print setting processing apparatus includes a functional information acquisition unit configured to acquire functional information which is set for each of a...
Image forming apparatus, method and storage medium storing control program
therefor allow to set a composite...
An image forming apparatus to which a composite service that can cause a plurality of devices to collaborate can be set, and in which a currently used control...
Information processing apparatus and method of controlling the same
This invention deters information leakage by a flexible monitoring method according to the characteristic of an image or document. A job analysis section...
Image output control apparatus
An image output control apparatus includes a recognition unit for recognizing mounting of a recording medium, a reading unit for reading image-reproduction...
Printing apparatus and control method thereof, and printing system
This invention has as its object to allow an authentication process that avoids unnecessary information from being stored in a digital camera irrespective of...
Apparatus and method for determining execution order of private print jobs
in a variable print system
A data processing apparatus allocates a page number in a record to each of a plurality of records of a variable data print job and performs a preflight check...
Printing system, control method and program holding print information for
executing the off-line process when...
A printing system having a printing apparatus and a post-processing apparatus connected to the printing apparatus, and a method for controlling the printing...
Information processing apparatus print control method, and storage medium
An information processing apparatus which is capable of generating XPS data having a data sequence suited to print settings for non-normal-order printing, from...
Image processing apparatus, control method thereof, and storage medium
storing a program for converting raster...
Raster image data is converted into block vector image data corresponding to blocks each having a predetermined size by segmenting the raster image data into...
Shape calculation method
A method for calculating a shape includes dividing an aspherical test surface into a plurality of measurement regions configured to overlap with one another,...
Optical tomographic imaging apparatus
Provided is an optical tomographic imaging apparatus that is capable of shortening a period of time of focusing at multiple focus positions when images split in...
Measurement system and measurement processing method
This invention is directed to extract the scattering characteristic of a measurement target together when measuring the surface shape in a measurement system,...
Image capturing apparatus and control method therefor
In an image capturing apparatus that is capable of selecting a display mode for live view display from multiple display modes, the difference between a measured...
Image capturing apparatus, control method therefor, image processing
apparatus, image processing method, and...
An image capturing apparatus includes an image sensor which photo-electrically converts an object image, a memory which stores foreign substance area...
Network camera system
A network camera system which is capable of generating a panoramic image by smooth or seamless connection of images, even when a network camera having a...
Image display apparatus
An image display apparatus according to the present invention comprises a plurality of electron emitting devices having an electron emitting portion provided...
Control apparatus for vibration wave driven apparatus
A control apparatus detects the relative position between a vibration member and a driving-member-side vibration detection portion on the basis of a signal that...
Photoelectric conversion device, imaging system, photoelectric conversion
device designing method, and...
A photoelectric conversion device comprises a plurality of photoelectric conversion units, a first antireflection portion including a first insulation film...
Image pickup device and camera
An object is to provide a solid state image pickup device and a camera which do not worsen a sensor performance in terms of an optical property, a saturated...
Metal oxynitride semiconductor containing zinc
Provided is an oxynitride semiconductor comprising a metal oxynitride. The metal oxynitride contains Zn and In and at least one element selected from the group...
Disclosed is a photoelectric converter. According to the present invention, a photoelectric converter comprises a plurality of substrates, which are located...
Ferroelectric ceramic material
Provided is a ferroelectric ceramic material containing BaTiO.sub.3 as a main component which can control a Curie temperature in a wide range, has no phase...
Method of forming conductive layer and semiconductor device
Provided are a method of forming a conductive layer on an inner portion of a through-electrode in which uniform adhesion property of plating in the inner...
Method for hybridizing nucleic acids and hybridization apparatus
A method for hybridizing a target nucleic acid and a probe nucleic acid that can specifically bind to the target nucleic acid and that is immobilized on a...
Liquid discharging head, producing method thereof, structure, and
producing method thereof
A producing method of a liquid discharging head includes a discharge port discharging a liquid and a flow path communicating with the discharge port, the method...
Ink, ink jet recording method, ink cartridge, and ink jet recording
An ink contains at least a pigment, wherein the pigment is a solid solution of C.I. Pigment Red 202 and C.I. Pigment Violet 19, and a primary particle diameter...
Organic light-emitting device, and method for manufacturing organic
The present invention provides an organic light-emitting device which can prevent a covering member from being damaged or peeled off, and which can be...
Liquid driver system using a conductor and electrode arrangement to
produce an electroosmosis flow
A liquid driver system having a flow channel for delivering a liquid, includes a conductor member placed in the flow channel, electrodes for applying an...
Cartridge and printer
A cartridge detachable from a printer has a roll paper unit including roll paper, a roller, and flanges, and a separation member used to pull out the roll paper...
Image forming apparatus and control method thereof
In multipass printing, a mask pattern which increases the degree of dot dispersion in each pass is used for a combination of inks for increasing glossiness when...
Medium conveyance apparatus which adopts distributed control system
A first lower layer control unit controls a conveyance unit, that conveys the medium in a first conveyance section of a conveyance path. A second lower layer...