Patent Number: 6,434,266

Title: Image processing method and apparatus for converting colors in a color image

Abstract: A color image signal is generated and an arbitrary color in the color image signal is set as a color to be converted. A color after conversion is designated. The color to be converted or a color similar to the color to be converted is converted into the color after conversion or a color similar to the color after conversion. By this processing, a good color-converted image in which a conversion boundary is unnoticeable.

Inventors: Kanno; Akiko (Yokohama, JP), Suzuki; Takashi (Tokyo, JP)

Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

International Classification: H04N 1/60 (20060101); G06K 009/00 (); H04N 001/46 ()

Expiration Date: 08/13/2019