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Albert Scott Ludwin, Scott Howard King: Display processor for a wireless device. QUALCOMM Incorporated, Howard Seo, James R Gambale Jr, January 11, 2011: US07868890 (30 worldwide citation)

A display processor includes an interface unit, an instruction processor, a synchronization unit, at least one processing unit, and a device buffer. The interface unit receives input image data (e.g., from a main memory) and provides output image data for a frame buffer. The instruction processor re ...


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Babak Forutanpour, David L Bednar, Ying X Noyes, Szepo R Hung: Apparatus and method of processing images based on an adjusted value of an image processing parameter. QUALCOMM Incorporated, James R Gambale Jr, February 19, 2013: US08379130 (28 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method of processing images is disclosed. In a particular embodiment, the method includes receiving a selection of a first image from a plurality of images stored at a memory device and displaying the first image. The method also includes receiving image modification data to modify ...


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Jingqiang Li, Ruben M Velarde, Szepo R Hung: System and method to autofocus assisted by autoexposure control. QUALCOMM Incorporated, Matthew J Evans, James R Gambale Jr, April 3, 2012: US08149323 (24 worldwide citation)

In a particular embodiment, a method is disclosed that includes comparing a frame rate of image capture by an image sensor to a frame rate threshold at an image capture device. The method also includes when the frame rate is less than the frame rate threshold, increasing the frame rate to a modified ...


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Hsiang Tsun Li, Szepo Robert Hung: Adaptive image filter for filtering image information. QUALCOMM Incorporated, Timothy F Loomis, James R Gambale JR, December 28, 2010: US07860334 (21 worldwide citation)

This disclosure describes adaptive filtering techniques to improve the quality of captured imagery, such as video or still images. In particular, this disclosure describes adaptive filtering techniques that filter each pixel as a function of a set of surrounding pixels. An adaptive image filter may ...


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Jingqiang Li, Young Lee, Dennis C Lee: Method and device for damping lens vibration. QUALCOMM Incorporated, Timothy F Loomis, James R Gambale Jr, May 29, 2012: US08190015 (17 worldwide citation)

In a method for reducing lens vibration in an image capture device, a lens movement requirement is broken up into N smaller lens move steps, and the lens is moved a first of the N smaller steps. A wait time is inserted after completing the first of the N smaller steps, and then the moving and insert ...


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Bennett M King, Dimosthenis Kaleas, Sten Jorgen Ludvig Dahl, Mark A Charlebois, Robert S Daley, Thomas E Kilpatrick II: Multi-panel electronic device. QUALCOMM Incorporated, James R Gambale Jr, October 14, 2014: US08863038 (13 worldwide citation)

Methods, apparatuses, and computer-readable storage media for displaying an image at an electronic device are disclosed. In a particular embodiment, an electronic device is disclosed that includes a first panel having a first display surface to display a graphical user interface element associated w ...


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Vijay Subramaniam: Power gating for multimedia processing power management. QUALCOMM Incorporated, James R Gambale Jr, January 11, 2011: US07868479 (13 worldwide citation)

Circuitry for implementation of power gating within a multimedia processing environment is described. The disclosed circuitry supports effective power management for a multimedia display processor, which may include various components that operate separately from one another. In this manner, the dis ...


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Kalin M Atanassov, Ruben M Velarde, Hsiang Tsun Li, Hau Hwang: High dynamic range image combining. QUALCOMM Incorporated, James R Gambale Jr, December 25, 2012: US08339475 (12 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods of high dynamic range image combining are disclosed. In a particular embodiment, a device includes a global mapping module configured to generate first globally mapped luminance values within a region of an image, a local mapping module configured to generate second locally mappe ...


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Guofang Jiao, Angus M Dorbie, Yun Du, Chun Yu, Jay C Yun: Efficient 2-D and 3-D graphics processing. QUALCOMM Incorporated, George Christ Pappas, James R Gambale Jr, June 19, 2012: US08203564 (12 worldwide citation)

Techniques for supporting both 2-D and 3-D graphics are described. A graphics processing unit (GPU) may perform 3-D graphics processing in accordance with a 3-D graphics pipeline to render 3-D images and may also perform 2-D graphics processing in accordance with a 2-D graphics pipeline to render 2- ...


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Thomas E Kilpatrick II, Sten Jorgen Ludvig Dahl, Patrik N Lundqvist: Mobile device with an inclinometer. QUALCOMM Incorporated, James R Gambale Jr, October 14, 2014: US08860765 (11 worldwide citation)

A method is disclosed that includes detecting a change in an inclination at a panel of an electronic device. The panel has a display surface. The method also includes detecting a rotation of the panel from a first orientation to a second orientation. The method also includes automatically redrawing ...