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Pak Hong Ng, Shou Lung Chen, Chen Jung Tsai: Methods and apparatus for backlight calibration. Hong Kong Applied Science and Technology Research Institute Company, Ella Cheong Hong Kong, Margaret A Burke, Sam T Yip, October 25, 2011: US08044899 (28 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatuses for backlight calibration are described. The apparatus 100 comprises a backlight unit 102 comprising a plurality of light sources 120, at least one photo-sensor 103 adapted to measure the light emitted by the backlight unit 102, a photo-sensor controller 112 coupled to the ph ...


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Clement Ho Cheung Leung, Chun Fan Wong, Jiming Liu: Automatic and semi-automatic image classification, annotation and tagging through the use of image acquisition parameters and metadata. Hong Kong Baptist University, Ella Cheong Hong Kong, Sam T Yip, August 27, 2013: US08520909 (18 worldwide citation)

A method for characterizing image contents automatically or semi-automatically using image acquisition parameters and metadata is presented. The method establishes probabilistic and deterministic relationships between different types of metadata and the semantic attributes and contents of images. It ...


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Ronald Chi Chun Hui: Vector processing with high execution throughput. Ella Cheong Hong Kong, Margaret A Burke, Sam T Yip, January 31, 2012: US08108652 (12 worldwide citation)

The claimed invention is an efficient and high-performance vector processor. Through minimizing the use of multiple banks of memory and/or multi-ported memory blocks to reduce implementation cost, vector memory 450 provides abundant memory bandwidth and enables sustained low-delay memory operations ...


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Giovanni Saint Quattrocchi: Music wheel—method and apparatus of a music learning tool. MIQ, Ella Cheong Hong Kong, Sam T Yip, July 7, 2015: US09076346 (9 worldwide citation)

A Music Wheel user interface or apparatus having a substantially flat surface area and being formed by a plurality of wheels stacked on top of each other. Each wheel can independently move in clockwise and anticlockwise directions. The face of each wheel displays relevant and fundamental information ...


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Dennis McKean: LED phosphor ink composition for ink-jet printing. Hong Kong Applied Science and Technology Research Institute Company, Ella Cheong Hong Kong, Sam T Yip, December 11, 2012: US08329485 (8 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides an ink jet printable phosphor ink composition for LED packaging that enables precision control of the amount and position of phosphor layers on the LED device or the LED device packaging. The ink includes both a UV-curable resin component and a thermally curable resin ...


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Hoi Ming Wong, Yan Jenny Huo: Method for motion compensation. Hong Kong Applied Science and Technology Research Institute Company, Ella Cheong Hong Kong, Margaret A Burke, Sam T Yip, January 3, 2012: US08090031 (8 worldwide citation)

A method for use in video compression is disclosed. In particular, the claimed invention relates to a method of more efficient fractional-pixel interpolation in two steps by a fixed filter (240) and an adaptive filter (250) for fractional-pixel motion compensation.


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Bing Lou Wong, Sui Yi Kwok: Method for the preparation of a heat stable oxygen carrier-containing pharmaceutical composition. Ella Cheong Hong Kong, Margaret Burke, Sam Yip, April 26, 2011: US07932356 (7 worldwide citation)

A highly purified and heat stable cross-linked nonpolymeric tetrameric hemoglobin suitable for use in mammals without causing renal injury and vasoconstriction is provided. A high temperature and short time (HTST) heat processing step is performed to remove undesired dimeric form of hemoglobin, uncr ...


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Suet Fei Li, Yunzhao Lu, Erik Olsson, Ming Hua Shi: Integrated circuit modeling method and framework tool. Hong Kong Applied Science and Technology Research, Institute Company, Ella Cheong Hong Kong, Margaret A Burke, Sam T Yip, June 19, 2012: US08205174 (6 worldwide citation)

An integrated circuit modeling method 100 implementable on computer, which has an executable software model 145 having modules 140 of reusable functional cores 105 coded in a high level language and a virtual platform of the integrated circuit employable in an architecture exploration step 115. A mo ...


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Yu Liu, Yan Huo, Ka Man Cheng: Method and apparatus for improving video quality by utilizing a unified loop filter. Hong Kong Applied Science and Technology Research Institute Company, Ella Cheong Hong Kong, Margaret A Burke, Sam T Yip, September 4, 2012: US08259819 (6 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to method and apparatus for improving video quality. The present invention provides a unified loop filter including: a pixel determining unit which determines the type of a pixel based on boundary strength; a similarity transforming unit which transforms a nonlinear fil ...


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Bing Lou Wong, Sui Yi Kwok: Method for the preparation of a high-temperature stable oxygen-carrier-containing pharmaceutical composition and the use thereof. Ella Cheong Hong Kong, Margaret Burke, Sam Yip, August 2, 2011: US07989593 (5 worldwide citation)

A high temperature-stable and highly purified cross-linked (optionally ≧70% β-β linked) tetrameric hemoglobin with high efficiency of oxygen delivery suitable for use in mammals without causing renal injury and vasoconstriction is provided. The dimeric form of hemoglobin is degenerated and purificat ...



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