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Martin R Trump, Peter C Michael, Richard J Taylor: Video noise reduction systems. Micro Consultants, Dowell & Dowell, June 23, 1981: US04275418 (19 worldwide citation)

A video noise reduction system for incoming video information from a plurality of picture points. A first processor is capable of synthesizing each picture point from incoming picture point information from adjacent picture points to provide noise reduced picture information. A store is provided for ...


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Peter C Michael: T.V. apparatus for movement control. Micro Consultants, Dowell & Dowell, January 15, 1985: US04494140 (17 worldwide citation)

A video processing system for reducing data content requirements along a transmission path. A movement processor which includes a framestore is capable of detecting both interfield and interframe movement and uses this to manipulate the data so as to inhibit or attenuate the movement content so that ...


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Peter C Michael, Richard J Taylor, Martin R Trump: Video frame store and real time processing system. Micro Consultants, Dowell & Dowell, July 13, 1982: US04339803 (17 worldwide citation)

A distributed video frame store and real time processing system which includes a frame store subdivided into a number of sectors each with an associated arithmetic unit capable of parallel operation for processing data from all the sectors simultaneously. Each arithmetic unit which comprises a subtr ...


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Digital storage and processing of picture signals. Micro Consultants, November 19, 1980: GB2047042-A (17 worldwide citation)

Video signals representing still pictures are sampled, digitised, and buffer stored. At the end of each frame, the stored signals are read out, at a slower speed, to a larger file store, from where each frame can be selectively retrieved, manipulated in size or position, restored in the buffer, and ...


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Michael Peter Colin: Signal sampling circuits. Micro Consultants, Drucker William Anthony, November 26, 1974: US3851260 (15 worldwide citation)

A signal sampling circuit comprising a differential buffer amplifier, a first line for receiving an analogue signal from a first output of said amplifier, a second line for receiving an inverted replica of the analogue signal from a second output of the amplifier, switch means in each line for simul ...


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Movement detection. Micro Consultants, April 23, 1980: GB2031686-A (14 worldwide citation)

A movement detection system including a detector arrangement (205) for detecting the movement between a plurality of picture points from a selected portion of the picture. A control arrangement (206, 250) or (300, 206) determines that movement has occurred if at least some of the plurality of pictur ...


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Ian Clive Walker: Digital storage systems. Micro Consultants, Dowell & Dowell, August 30, 1977: US04045613 (13 worldwide citation)

The apparatus is provided for inserting synchronizing data between blocks of serial data. A synchronizing data generating means produces a predetermined data sequence. Selector means are connected to said data generator and an input receives the serial data and is selected by said means or alternati ...


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Video image processing system. Micro Consultants, May 12, 1982: GB2086690-A (11 worldwide citation)

A video processing system includes frame stores 38-47 with common highways 56,57. Input ports 1-6 together with a computer 58 have access to the input highway via buffers 30-37 and the output ports 1-6 together with the computer have access to the output highway via buffers 48-55. Each port together ...


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Picture information processing system for television. Micro Consultants, July 30, 1981: GB1594341-A (10 worldwide citation)

A T.V. picture processing system comprising an input arrangement for receiving T.V. picture information and converting it into a form suitable for an input processor. The input processor modifies the size of the picture from information received from the input arrangement. A store is provided for st ...