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Neal Margulis: Apparatus and method for performing image transforms in a digital display system. Pixonics, Wells St John P S, September 24, 2002: US06456340 (210 worldwide citation)

An image processing apparatus for use in a display system comprises a display device for viewing image, and a geometric transformation module that is configured to precondition said image data with geometric transformations to thereby compensate for characteristics of the display system. The geometr ...


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Neal Margulis, Chad Fogg: System and method for using temporal gamma and reverse super-resolution to process images for use in digital display systems. Pixonics, Wells St John Roberts Gregory & Matkin, January 22, 2002: US06340994 (183 worldwide citation)

An image processing system including a display output processor using Temporal Gamma Processing (TGP) and Reverse Super-resolution (RSR) techniques to process images. TGP assures that the time-related representation of an image is as accurate as possible, and thus, based on a previous frame value an ...


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Neal Margulis, Chad Fogg: System and method for using bitstream information to process images for use in digital display systems. Pixonics, Wells St John Roberts Gregory & Matkin P S, December 5, 2000: US06157396 (134 worldwide citation)

An image processing system using bitstream information for enhancing visual display quality. The processing system retains I frames and some P or B frames from a standard MPEG-2 bitstream, and stores the information across multiple Groups of Pictures (GOPs). The system uses prediction block informat ...


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Chad Edward Fogg: Video decoder with bit stream based enhancements. Pixonics, Wells St John P S, October 15, 2002: US06466624 (121 worldwide citation)

An advanced decoder provides enhancement processing in accordance with information previously known only to the decoder and/or encoder. Preferably, advanced digital video image enhancement utilizing bitstream information is provided in an integrated manner with advanced decoding and, more preferably ...


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Chad Edward Fogg: Video coding and reconstruction apparatus and methods. Pixonics, August 24, 2004: US06782132 (51 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides advanced encoding and advanced reconstruction apparatus and methods enabling low bitrate, enhanced coding and quality-enhanced reconstruction, among other aspects. Preferably operating in accordance with a super-domain model, the invention enables the superimposed use ...


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Chad Edward Fogg: Video coding reconstruction apparatus and methods. Pixonics, Michael D Van Loy, Skymoon Research and Development, September 2, 2004: US20040170330-A1

The present invention provides advanced encoding and advanced reconstruction apparatus and methods enabling low bitrate, enhanced coding and quality-enhanced reconstruction, among other aspects. Preferably operating in accordance with a super-domain model, the invention enables the superimposed use ...


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Garrido Diego, Webb Richard, Butler Simon, Fogg Chad: Classifying image areas of a video signal. Pixonics, Garrido Diego, Webb Richard, Butler Simon, Fogg Chad, KING John J, December 11, 2003: WO/2003/102868

A method of enhancing picture quality of a video signal is disclosed. The method comprises the steps of receiving base layer images of standard definition pictures from a base layer decoder; defining image areas of the standard definition pictures; classifying image areas into image types by assigni ...


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Garrido Diego, Webb Richard, Butler Simon, Fogg Chad: Video interpolation coding. Pixonics, Garrido Diego, Webb Richard, Butler Simon, Fogg Chad, KING John J, December 11, 2003: WO/2003/103178

A method of enhancing picture quality of a video signal is described. The method comprising steps of receiving base images for pictrues having a first definition from a base layer decoder; coding the differences between the base images of pictures and pictures having a second definition using vector ...


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Garrido Diego, Webb Richard, Butler Simon, Fogg Chad: Predictive interpolation of a video signal. Pixonics, Garrido Diego, Webb Richard, Butler Simon, Fogg Chad, KING John J, December 11, 2003: WO/2003/103288

A method of enhancing picture quality of a video signal is disclosed. The method comprises the steps of generating an interpolated base frame image; receiving a first previously decoded difference picture; receiving a second previously decoded difference picture; generating a combined motion compens ...


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Garrido Diego, Webb Richard, Butler Simon, Fogg Chad: Maintaining a plurality of codebooks related to a video signal. Pixonics, Garrido Diego, Webb Richard, Butler Simon, Fogg Chad, VAN LOY Michael D, December 11, 2003: WO/2003/103289

A method of enhancing picture quality of a video signal is disclosed. The method comprises the steps of receiving an encoded video signal having a plurality of headers; maintaining a plurality of codebooks based upon the differences between a standard definition picture and a high definition picture ...