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Why is bm3d in nonfree modules?

asked 2016-12-12 13:15:51 -0500

Hi,

Can I use bm3d that was merged here: https://github.com/opencv/opencv/pull...

in a commercial project?

Thanks,

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It is difficult to prove something does not exist but I think it is not patented but this one is patentedsee https://www.google.ch/patents/US92301...

LBerger gravatar imageLBerger ( 2016-12-13 03:25:56 -0500 )edit

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answered 2019-06-18 01:43:32 -0500

I would like to continue the discussion on this topic. As far as I found out, the original BM3D algorithm is not patented. So what is the reason that it is part of the nonfree modules?

BTW: Non-Local Means seems to be patented [1] and it is not in nonfree.

[1]https://patents.google.com/patent/U...

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I think you can post an issue

LBerger gravatar imageLBerger ( 2019-06-18 01:51:37 -0500 )edit

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