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  • Advanced hardware real time face detector 

    Bigioi, Petronel; Zaharia, Corneliu; Corcoran, Peter (IEEE, 2012)
    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 ...
  • Automated in-camera detection of flasheye defects 

    Corcoran, Peter; Bigioi, Petronel (IEEE, 2005)
    This paper examines the problem of performing automated real-time detection of flash eye defects (redeye) in the firmware of a digital camera. Several different algorithms are compared, timing and memory requirements ...
  • Detection and repair of flash-eye in handheld devices 

    Corcoran, Peter; Bigioi, Petronel; Nanu, Florin (IEEE, 2014)
    Red-eye and flash-eye defects in still photography continue to cause problems for digital imaging devices. New variants of flash-eye defects have appeared as cameras and cameras sub-systems get smaller in size. This paper ...
  • Digital camera connectivity solutions using the picture transfer protocol (PTP) 

    Bigioi, Petronel; Corcoran, Peter M. (IEEE, 2002)
    Interconnectivity of digital camera with other devices is one of the main concerns of consumers and digital camera manufacturers. Interconnectivity features in digital cameras allow more consumer-friendly ...
  • A dual image processing pipeline camera with CE applications 

    Andorko, Istvan; Corcoran, Peter; Bigioi, Petronel (2011)
    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 ...
  • Evaluation of Combined Visible/NIR Camera for Iris Authentication on smartphones 

    Thavalengal, Shejin; Bigioi, Petronel; Corcoran, Peter (IEEE, 2015)
    Iris biometrics provide a mature and robust method of authentication, but are typically applied in a controlled environment and under constrained acquisition conditions. In this paper, the adaption of iris biometrics for ...
  • An FPGA-based stereoscopic camera - electronic design tools and techniques 

    Andorko, Istvan; Corcoran, Peter; Bigioi, Petronel (IEEE, 2010-08-05)
    Electronic design tools and techniques for the implementation of a stereoscopic camera based on an FPGA (Field Programmable Gate Array) are presented. The stages of an IPP (Image Processing Pipeline) are presented together ...
  • Half-face detector for enhanced performance of flash-eye filter 

    Corcoran, Peter; Bigioi, Petronel (IEEE, 2013-01-12)
    Red-eye and flash-eye defects in still photography continue to cause problems for digital imaging devices. New variants of flash-eye defects have appeared as cameras and cameras sub-systems get smaller in size. This paper ...
  • Home gateway architecture for generic multimedia services 

    Cucos, A.; Corcoran, Peter; Bigioi, Petronel; Hanrahan, R.B.W. (1999)
    Development of a prototype residential gateway based on low-cost off-the-shelf PC components is described. The goal is to show how such a gateway might operate to satisfy the requirements of a broad spectrum of customer ...
  • Home network infrastructure for handheld/wearable appliances 

    Corcoran, Peter M.; Bigioi, Petronel; Lupu, loan (IEEE, 2002)
    A server infrastructure allows wireless wearable appliances or portable handsets to access consumer services offered via the server. Services are accessed via a Universal Home Services Interface (UHSI) which is ...
  • Hybrid video-frame pre-processing architecture for HD-video 

    Bigioi, Petronel; Corcoran, Peter (IEEE, 2011)
    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 ...
  • Internet Enabled Digital Photography 

    Corcoran, Peter M.; Bigioi, Petronel; Steinberg, Eran (IEEE, 1999)
    The principles and concepts of Internet Enabled Digital Photography are outlined. The design and implementation of an interface appliance to connect digital cameras to the Internet is described. In ...
  • Iris authentication in handheld devices - considerations for constraint-free acquisition 

    Corcoran, Peter; Bigioi, Petronel; Thavalengal, Shejin (IEEE, 2015-05)
    As a near ideal biometric, iris authentication is widely used and mobile acquisition techniques are known. But iris acquisition on handheld imaging devices, such as smartphones, poses multiple, unique challenges. In this ...
  • Managing Digital Image Collections from your TV-Set: A State-of-Art Review 

    Corcoran, Peter; Callaly, Frank; Bigioi, Petronel (IEEE, 2007-07-14)
    The problem of managing growing digital image collections is discussed in the context of a home user. The use of a conventional television set as both a viewing and management tool is discussed. The problem of linking ...
  • Proof-of-concept and evaluation of a dual function visible/NIR camera for iris authentication in smartphones 

    Thavalengal, Shejin; Andorko, Istvan; Drimbarean, Alexandru; Bigioi, Petronel; Corcoran, Peter (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2015-05)
    As a robust method of person authentication, iris biometrics is making its way in to consumer devices such as smartphones. Current iris image acquisition devices typically work under controlled environment and constrained ...
  • PTP/IP adapter design and connectivity techniques for legacy imaging appliances 

    Bigioi, Petronel; Corcoran, Peter (IEEE, 2007)
    PTP/IP is an emerging connectivity standard for networked imaging appliances. It combines the ease of use and seamless connectivity of Picture Transfer Protocol (PTP) with the ubiquity of TCP/IP networks. In this paper we ...
  • Real-Time Eye Gaze Tracking for Gaming Design and Consumer Electronics Systems 

    Corcoran, Peter; Bigioi, Petronel (2012)
    Real time face detection combined with eye-gaze tracking can provide a means of user input into a gaming environment. Game and CE system designers can use facial and eye-gaze information in various ways to enhance UI design ...
  • Real-time network-storage for digital cameras 

    Raducan, Iliaru; Bigioi, Petronel; Corcoran, Peter (IEEE, 2012)
    Cloud computing suggests that we can move computers from the desktop onto the network. In this paper we investigate the potential to reduce local storage for handheld devices such as digital cameras or smart-phones to the ...
  • Transparent and dynamically configurable RF network suitable for home automation applications 

    Corcoran, Peter M.; Cucos, Alexandru; Bigioi, Petronel (IEEE, 1999)
    The design and implementation of a mobile low power RF network appliance to connect mobile intelligent nodes in one communication system. Its applicability can be found in a wide range of domains such as ...
  • Wireless transfer of images from a digital camera to the internet via a standard GSM mobile phone 

    Corcoran, Peter M.; Bigioi, Petronel (IEEE, 2001)
    In this paper we describe an infrastructure based on an existing, commercially available, GSM mobile phone for achieving connectivity between digital cameras and an Internet Website. Pictures are ...