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Kickstarting Collaboration [Notes from the Editor]
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The Patent Prosecution Process [IP Corner]
Patents are legal documents, but they capture and preserve rights to important engineering ideas. For this reason, they are very important to the corporations and research institutions that employ engineers. And as a ...
A Lexicon of Patent Jargon [IP Corner]
Often when I am doing work related to patents and IP, I find myself talking a different language. It is a strange legal dialect that patent lawyers have developed over many years. Now while its original purpose was ...
Broadening Our Horizons [Notes from the Editor]
As many of you will be aware,IEEE Consumer Electronics Magazine evolved from the quarterly newsletter of the IEEE Consumer Electronics (CE) Society. Jim Farmer edited the newsletter before I took over from him during 2010. ...
Facial enhancement and beautification for HD video cameras
Influenced by the widespread adoption of HDTV consumer imaging devices have begun to feature full HD (high density) video capture. With this high-resolution capability, small imperfections in human faces are captured with ...
A dual image processing pipeline camera with CE applications
The implementation of a dual image processing pipeline camera on a state-of-art FPGA system is described. This camera can simultaneously acquire dual images of a scene and process, analyze and merge both images to enable ...
Hybrid video-frame pre-processing architecture for HD-video
As imaging devices begin to support full frame rate video at 720p and higher resolutions image processing algorithms which operate on full image frames become severely challenged due to both the processing costs of operating ...
Advanced hardware real time face detector
Face detection and tracking can be considered an enabling technology for a range of image enhancements technologies, authentications and advanced UIs in handheld devices. Several modes of implementing a face detection ...
A privacy-enabled solution for sharing social data in ad-hoc mobile networks
There is an enormous growth of the use of mobile devices and the social Web. Thus the users want to exchange their social data easily by using their phones and PDAs. We show that existing solutions put the users at security ...
GazeVisual: A practical software tool and web application for performance evaluation of eye tracking systems
The concept and functionalities of a software tool developed for in depth performance evaluation of eye gaze estimation systems is presented. The software, GazeVisual has capabilities for quantitative, statistical, and ...