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Lowell L Winger, Yunwei Jia, Aaron G Wells, Elliot N Linzer, Simon Booth, Guy Cote: Method and apparatus for video deinterlacing and format conversion. LSI Logic Corporation, Christopher P Maiorana, April 22, 2008: US07362376 (54 worldwide citation)

A method for deinterlacing a picture is disclosed. The method generally includes the steps of (A) generating a plurality of primary scores by searching along a plurality of primary angles for an edge in the picture proximate a location interlaced with a field of the picture, (B) generating a plurali ...


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Lowell L Winger, Yunwei Jia, Aaron G Wells, Elliot N Linzer, Simon Booth, Guy Cote: Method and apparatus for video deinterlacing and format conversion. LSI Logic Corporation, Christopher P Maioran P C, March 18, 2008: US07345708 (31 worldwide citation)

A method for deinterlacing a picture is disclosed. The method generally includes the steps of (A) determining a protection condition by performing a static check on the picture in a region around a location interlaced with a first field of the picture, (B) calculating an interpolated sample at the l ...


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Aaron G Wells: Audio/video recorder with automatic commercial advancement prevention. LSI Corporation, Christopher P Maiorana P C, November 27, 2007: US07302160 (16 worldwide citation)

A method for automatically advancing an audio/video signal past undesirable material comprising the steps of (A) detecting possible triggering events during encoding of said audio/video signal, (B) generating one or more scores of various levels in response to said triggering events and (C) advancin ...


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Lowell L Winger, Yunwei Jia, Aaron G Wells, Elliot N Linzer, Simon Booth, Guy Cote: Method and apparatus for video deinterlacing and format conversion. LSI Corporation, Christopher P Maiorana PC, February 9, 2010: US07659939 (14 worldwide citation)

A method for deinterlacing a picture is disclosed. The method generally includes the steps of (A) calculating a potential sample at a location interfaced with a first field of the picture by temporal filtering, (B) evaluating a protection condition in a current region around the location after inclu ...


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David A Barr, Aaron G Wells: Content security system for screening applications. LSI Corporation, Christopher P Maiorana PC, May 19, 2009: US07536355 (10 worldwide citation)

A method for securing a content is disclosed. The method generally includes the steps of (A) generating a media key by decrypting a media key block based on a device key unique to a particular player of a plurality of players, (B) modifying the media key by decryption based on a class key such that ...


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Aaron G Wells, Elliot N Linzer: Recorded video broadcast, streaming, download, and disk distribution with watermarking instructions. LSI Corporation, Christopher P Maiorana PC, April 5, 2011: US07920713 (6 worldwide citation)

An apparatus comprising a first circuit and a second circuit. The first circuit may be configured to analyze an audio-video data stream to determine watermark appropriate information for the audio-video data stream. The second circuit may be configured to communicate the watermark appropriate inform ...


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Elliot N Linzer, Aaron G Wells: Segmented motion estimation with no search for small block sizes. LSI Corporation, Christopher P Maiorana PC, December 30, 2008: US07471725 (5 worldwide citation)

An apparatus including a first circuit, a second circuit and a third circuit. The first circuit may be configured to generate a plurality of first motion vectors and first error scores in response to a search of a macroblock of an image. The search generally includes a range of motion vectors of the ...


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Lowell L Winger, Yunwei Jia, Aaron G Wells, Elliot N Linzer, Simon Booth, Guy Cote: Method for video deinterlacing and format conversion. LSI Corporation, Christopher P Maiorana PC, February 22, 2011: US07893993 (4 worldwide citation)

A method for deinterlacing a picture is disclosed. The method generally includes the steps of (A) generating a plurality of primary scores by searching along a plurality of primary angles for an edge in the picture proximate a location interlaced with a field of the picture, (B) generating a plurali ...


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Aaron G Wells, Hidetaka Magoshi, Ho Ming Leung: Hybrid multiple bit-depth video processing architecture. LSI Corporation, Christopher P Maiorana PC, July 3, 2012: US08212828 (4 worldwide citation)

An apparatus including a processor and a memory. The processor may be configured to process pixel data comprising eight or more bits. For pixel data having bit-depths greater than eight bits, a number of most significant bits (MSBs) of a pixel are presented as a first byte and a number of least sign ...


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Elliot N Linzer, Aaron G Wells: Video encoder with repeat field to repeat frame conversion. LSI Corporation, Christopher P Maiorana PC, September 2, 2008: US07420616 (4 worldwide citation)

A method for encoding video, comprising the steps of (A) detecting repeated fields in a video sequence and (B) generating a first repeated frame from a top field and any adjacent bottom field based upon detection of the repeated fields, wherein the top field and the bottom field are from one film fr ...