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  • Browser-style interfaces to a home automation network 

    Desbonnet, Joe; Corcoran, Peter (IEEE, 1997)
    The design and implementation of a browser-style interface to a home automation network is described. The interface supports browsing and navigation of network devices and context structures and the user can ...
  • CEBus network access via the world-wide-web 

    Corcoran, Peter; Desbonnet, Joe (IEEE, 1996)
    Several methods of providing access to CEBus networks using the World Wide Web are described. Details of a working demonstration system are given. The system software incorporates CGI-Bin scripts and Java applets ...
  • Champions in our midst: the Apple doesn't fall far from the tree 

    Corcoran, Peter; Coughlin, Tom; Wozniak, Steve (IEEE, 2016-01)
    In this issue, we are very proud to introduce you to one of the best-known early pioneers of the computer industry. His work on the early Apple computers catalyzed today's home computer industry, and he participated directly ...
  • Champions in our midst: the father of digital video broadcasting 

    Corcoran, Peter (IEEE, 2015)
    One of the benefits of joining the IEEE Consumer Electronics (CE) Society is that you get access to senior engineers and researchers from our industry. They are often at our conferences, workshops, and local Chapter meetings ...
  • Cloud computing and consumer electronics: a perfect match or a hidden storm? [Soapbox] 

    Corcoran, Peter M. (IEEE, 2012-04)
    Cloud computing has emerged strongly into the consumer domain. As industry competes to gain market share from the rapidly growing multitudes of cloud-IT users, both network and data center infrastructures will grow more ...
  • A combined approach to feature extraction for mouth characterization and tracking 

    Bacivarov, Ioana; Ionita, Mircea C.; Corcoran, Peter (IEEE, 2009-02-10)
    A statistical Active Appearance Model (AAM) is developed to model and track the lips. A major challenge in modelling the mouth area, considered the most deformable facial feature, is the weak contrast between lips and skin ...
  • Connectivity solutions to link a bluetooth camera to the internet 

    Ionas, Adrian; Corcoran, Peter M. (IEEE, 2001)
    Digital photography is gaining day by day more and more credibility over conventional photography due to a number of factors easy to guess. Bluetooth connectivity in the digital camera provides cordless communication with ...
  • A crash course on patents for engineers 

    Corcoran, Peter (IEEE, 2013-01-12)
    Most engineers are aware of the existence of patents. Indeed the preparation of patent disclosures is an important aspect of most research engineering job functions. Yet for many engineers the world of patents remains ...
  • A crash course on patents for engineers 

    Corcoran, Peter (2013)
    Most engineers are aware of the existence of patents. Indeed the preparation of patent disclosures is an important aspect of most research engineering job functions. Yet for many engineers the world of patents remains ...
  • 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 ...
  • Determining Unique Fingerprint Features for Biometric Encoding of Data 

    Cucu, Catalin; Cucos, Alex; Corcoran, Peter M. (IEEE, 2008-01-09)
    A novel approach to determining unique fingerprint features with high repeatability is described. The techniques described are particularly suitable for CE applications and devices employing inexpensive capacitative ...
  • Determining Unique Fingerprint Features for Biometric Encoding of Data 

    Cucu, Catalin; Cucos, Alex; Corcoran, Peter (2008)
    A novel approach to determining unique fingerprint features with high repeatibility is described. The techniques described are particularly suitable for CE applications and devices employing inexpensive capacitative ...
  • 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 ...
  • Digital imaging services using PTP (picture transfer protocol) 

    Corcoran, Peter (IEEE, 2002-06-20)
    Interconnectivity of digital cameras with other devices seems to be one of the main concerns of consumers and digital camera manufacturers. Interconnectivity features in digital cameras provide better usage of digital ...
  • 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 ...
  • Effect of modeling approach on climate change focused life cycle assessments for a contemporary smartphone device 

    Corcoran, Peter; Andrae, Anders S.G.; Samuli Vaija, Mikko; Garcia, Catherine; Dechenaux, Elisabeth (2014)
    Life cycle assessments (LCA) of consumer electronics and beyond are usually performed and reported very differently. As a result it is often difficult to assess the robustness, variability and transparency of reported LCA ...
  • Effect of sawdust addition on composting of separated raw and anaerobically digested pig manure 

    Troy, Shane M.; Leahy, James J.; Healy, Mark G. (Elsevier, 2012-06)
    Manures need the addition of carbon-rich bulking agents to conserve N during composting, which increases the cost of the composting process. The recommended proportion of manure / sawdust, based on a carbon (C): nitrogen ...
  • Electricity in a Climate Constrained World [Book Review] 

    Corcoran, Peter (IEEE, 2014-01)
    This latest study by the International Energy Agency (IEA) on world electricity consumption, its current status, and the most likely developments we are going to see during the next few years. If you are familiar with ...
  • Emerging Trends in Electricity Consumption for Consumer ICT 

    Andrae, Anders; Corcoran, Peter M. (2013)
    Since 2009, several emerging technologies have initiated broad and disruptive impact across the ICT sector: cloud computing promises efficiency of scale both in terms of capital and operational costs; high-speed wireless ...
  • Enabling Legacy PTP Cameras and Printers as Networked PTP/IP Appliances 

    Corcoran, Peter (IEEE, 2007-04-10)
    PTP/IP is a new connectivity standard for networked imaging appliances which combines the ease of use and seamless connectivity of picture transfer protocol (PTP) with the ubiquity of TCP/IP networks. In this paper we ...