Patent published on July 27, 2023

Samsung's Patent Promises Enhanced Noise Reduction in Multi-Frame Systems

Samsung is always working hard to provide its customers with the best possible experience when it comes to taking photographs. The latest patent from Samsung Electronics Co. may be a game changer when it comes to noise reduction in multi-frame systems.

In a multi-frame system, multiple frames are captured and combined to provide higher image quality to the user. This system allows for noise reduction, scaling artifact reduction in zoom scenarios, high dynamic range, and preservation of fine image details. As the frames are combined, however, the noise from each individual frame is blended together to create a blurrier final image.

Samsung has developed a system and method to improve how clear images are seen in multi-frame systems. The system looks at the strength of edges in different frames and adjusts the blending of the frames so that the image looks better. By doing this, the noise from each frame is reduced and the image looks clearer.

The system works by first analyzing the strength of the edges in each frame. It then uses this information to calculate the optimal blending ratio for the frames. This ensures that the noise from each frame is reduced, while still preserving the fine details of the image.

The new system from Samsung also takes into account the user's hand movement and the camera's position. It can adjust the blending ratio based on the user's movements and the camera's position. This ensures that the image looks as clear and sharp as possible, no matter how the user is holding the camera.

In addition to improving the clarity of images, Samsung's new system also improves the overall image quality. By reducing the noise from each frame, the system increases the dynamic range of the image. This means that the image can capture more details in both bright and dark areas of the image.

Although this system is still in the patent phase, it could revolutionize the way we capture images with multi-frame systems. Samsung's new system promises enhanced noise reduction and improved image quality for multi-frame systems. Whether or not this patent will make it to the market remains to be seen, but it could be a major boon for photographers who rely on these systems.

No matter how advanced technology gets, there is always room for improvement. Samsung's new patent may be the next step in improving the quality of images captured in multi-frame systems. With its promise of improved noise reduction and dynamic range, it could be a major step forward for photographers who rely on these systems. While the patent, US20230237623A1, is still in the patent phase, there is hope that it could make its way to the market at some point in the future.

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