CONTENT-SPECIFIC IMAGE ENHANCEMENT
Technology was developed by Prof. Daniel Lischinski from the Computer Science department at the Hebrew University.
Main Highlights of the Technology:
► Digital images captured by non-professional photographers requires effective automatic photo enhancement.
► Most current systems manipulate tone and color over the whole image without understanding and accounting for the content of the image.
► Photo enhancement method that automatically improves the quality of specific image elements such as the sky, human faces, and underexposed salient regions by intelligently taking into account local and global semantics.
► Intelligently combines a variety of local tone mapping and color correction operations while taking into account image content.
► Using existing robust detectors of sky and people, image areas containing human faces, skin, blue sky and clouds, as well as salient underexposed parts of the scene are subjected to customized enhancement operators.
► Consistently significantly improves the majority of images
► Outperforms the automatic enhancement operators available in several popular products
► Seeking cooperation for licensing and commercialization
► Currently, 30 billion images a year are uploaded to Facebook
► Automatic photograph enhancement tools are included in such popular commercial software packages as Adobe Photoshop, Microsoft Office Picture Manager, Google Picasa, and others.
Yissum Research Development Company of the Hebrew University of
Jerusalem Ltd. was founded in 1964 to protect and commercialize the Hebrew
University’s intellectual property. Products based on Hebrew University
technologies that have been commercialized by Yissum currently generate $2
Billion in annual sales. Ranked among the top technology transfer companies
in the world, Yissum has registered over 8,500 patents covering 2,400 inventions; has licensed out 750 technologies and has spun out 90 companies. Yissum’s business partners span the globe and include companies such as Syngenta, Monsanto, Roche, Novartis, Microsoft, Johnson & Johnson, Merck, Intel, Teva and many more. For further information please visit www.yissum.co.il.
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