A patent for the invention on image color correction using human sclera and pupil

A patent for the invention with Estee Lauder┬áCorporation has been registered at the Korean Intellectual Property Office. The patent is titled “System and method for correcting color of digital image based on the human sclera and pupil,” and is invented by Hayan Choi, Kyungah Choi, Hyeon-Jeong Suk, and Songyup Kim(Estee Lauder Corporation, New York). The basic idea is that the human sclera and pupil successfully serve as the calibration targets to estimate the color of human skin. For more detailed information please have a look at the paper presented at the Electronic Imaging 2017 conference.