04679040 is referenced by 66 patents and cites 7 patents.

A computer-generated image system that is described in the Disclosure has a videoprocessor circuit with an integrator circuit to assign a predetermined identification to each edge of each face of any image that is to be displayed. Also, it has a "skip-over logic" circuit to identify any area in the face of any image to be displayed that requires no further intensity modification.

Perhaps a key to the success of this arrangement in accordance with the described invention is its provision of a signal modifier circuit to apply a pre-determined intensity modification factor to any area not identified by the skip-over logic circuit. By this arrangement, any area that is to be displayed behind a translucent area will be visible although at a reduced intensity.

Title
Computer-generated image system to display translucent features with anti-aliasing
Application Number
6/605045
Publication Number
4679040
Application Date
April 30, 1984
Publication Date
July 7, 1987
Inventor
Johnson K Yan
Milpitas
CA, US
Agent
Barry L Haley
Douglas M Clarkson
Assignee
The Singer Company
NY, US
IPC
G09G 1/16
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