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Antony James Gould, Richard Daniel Foster: Video special effects apparatus. Sony United Kingdom, William S Frommer, Frommer Lawrence & Haug, October 22, 2002: US06469723 (65 worldwide citation)

Video special effects apparatus comprises a plurality of video special effects processing modules; a display screen; a palette area on the display screen, the palette area displaying module screen icons representing video special effects processing modules; a graph area on the display screen; user-o ...


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James Hedley Wilkinson: Coding and decoding of video signals. Sony Corporation, Sony United Kingdom, William S Frommer, Alvin Sinderbrand, August 19, 1997: US05659363 (62 worldwide citation)

A video signal coding apparatus for coding first and second input video images comprises a motion vector generator for matching pixels of the second input image B with pixels of the first input image A to derive motion vectors representing the motion of pixels in the second image between the two ima ...


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James Hedley Wilkinson: Processing encoded signals. Sony Corporation, Sony United Kingdom, William S Frommer, Frommer Lawrence & Haug, September 26, 2000: US06125140 (55 worldwide citation)

A frame of time-domain video signals Si is supplied via a frame reorderer (40) to a motion vector estimator (41), and then to a DCT transformer (43) and a quantizer (44) to produce a quantized, transformed current frame S.sup.T i/q. A subtracter (42) subtracts a transformed quantized prediction fram ...


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Martin R Dorricott, Clive H Gillard, John W Richards, Tsuneo Morita, James J Galt, Morgan W A David, James E Burns, Shima R Varsani: Format conversion of digital video signals, integration of digital video signals into photographic film material and the like, associated signal processing, and motion compensated interpolation of images. Sony United Kingdom, William S Frommer, Alvin Sinderbrand, October 4, 1994: US05353119 (55 worldwide citation)

A system for integrating film material with a digital video signal employs a film scanner to produce a digital video signal from the source film, and a post production system for combining with that signal the input digital video signal. Motion interpolated temporal compensation is employed at stage ...


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Rajan Bhandari, Clive H Gillard: State machine apparatus and methods for encoding data in serial form and decoding using multiple tables. Sony Corporation, Sony United Kingdom, William S Frommer, Alvin Sinderbrand, January 21, 1997: US05596674 (54 worldwide citation)

A serial data coding system is described in which a state machine (FIG. 5) is provided having a plurality of branching hierarchies N, N+1 of states each corresponding to a different decoding table. Depending upon each received bit of serial data, the state machine moves through these branching hiera ...


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Rajan Bhandari: Serial data decoding using state machine with selectable decoding tables. Sony United Kingdom, William S Frommer, Alvin Sinderbrand, October 3, 1995: US05455578 (53 worldwide citation)

A serial data decoding system is described in which a state machine (FIG. 5) is provided having a plurality of branching hierarchies of states, each branching hierarchy of states corresponding to a different decoding table. The state machine incorporates a memory 72 storing control data words (FIG. ...


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Peter Charles Eastty, Peter Damien Thorpe, Christopher Sleight: Audio processing system having user-operable controls. Sony United Kingdom, William S Frommer, Bruno Polito, Frommer Lawrence & Haug, March 19, 2002: US06359632 (52 worldwide citation)

Audio processing apparatus comprises an audio processor operable to apply audio processing operations to two or more input audio channels; user-operable adjustment controls for adjusting processing parameters associated with the audio processing operations; a display screen for displaying icons repr ...


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David William Trepess, Jonathan Richard Thorpe: Information processing. Sony United Kingdom, Oblon Spivak McClelland Maier & Neustadt L, January 12, 2010: US07647345 (50 worldwide citation)

A method of processing information items, the method comprises the steps of: for an information item comprising primarily text information: analysing text information of the information item to detect a set of constituent information elements relating to that information item; detecting for each of ...


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Adrian Charles Paskins: Digital video receiver, a conditional access module and a method of transmitting data therebetween. Sony United Kingdom, William S Frommer, Bruno Polito, Frommer Lawrence & Haug, February 4, 2003: US06516465 (50 worldwide citation)

A digital video receiver, a conditional access module and method of transmitting data therebetween, the digital video receiver having a multi line socket for connection to the conditional access module, the socket having a pre-determined plurality of lines for transmitting and receiving transport st ...


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John William Richards, Martin Rex Dorricott: Video processing method and apparatus. Sony Corporation, Sony United Kingdom, William S Frommer, Alvin Sinderbrand, December 23, 1997: US05701163 (48 worldwide citation)

A video processing method and apparatus for processing video frames comprising animated images so as to blur movement of the animated images between successive frames, the method or apparatus comparing a first input frame with the following input frame; identifying moving areas in the first input fr ...