Patents #6,407,777 and #7,042,505 for "Red-Eye
Filter Method and Apparatus." Approximately 20 additional patents are pending for the company in the U.S., Europe and the Far East.
Early bourbon whiskey deserved to be called "red-eye
"; produced in Kentucky the red colour came from it's brief contact with barrels as it was shipped on the riverboats west.
Pixology plc, Surrey, United Kingdom, a digital photographic software expert, launches Embedded Pixology IRISS, an automatic solution for removing the problem of red-eye
instantaneously, at point of source, as the image is taken in the digital camera.
Zi Medical signed an exclusive global distribution agreement with Baxter last June for Red-Eye
. Its strategy is to co-develop products in partnership with major medical devices companies.
The company specialises in patient monitoring equipment, including its key Red-Eye
, which uses fibre optics to monitor dosages given through an intravenous drip.
Their new patent-pending technology automatically detects and corrects red-eye
, acknowledged as one of the biggest problems in consumer photography.
Both cameras feature In-Camera Red-Eye
Fix - which automatically detects and corrects red eye - and 15 scene modes.
The system exploits the red-eye
effect that wrecks many a snapshot.
It functions in Expert and easy-to-use Novice modes, fixes red-eye
effects in human or animal eyes, and in round or non-circular shaped irises.
The company was established in 1999 by George Gallagher and Rhys Owen and last year it launched its innovative intravenous drip monitoring device - Red-Eye
The photos can then be edited to rub out red-eye
, erase dull backgrounds and even whiten teeth.
Photos can then be edited, cropped and enhanced with borders, colour tints or the removal of red-eye
, and you can share them with friends by sending them an email inviting them to view your album.
And, although it is primarily aimed at taking the red-eye
out of the red-eye
flight for business people, Branson claims anything could happen behind the bed curtains.