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Alexander Schure, Edwin Catmull, Alvy R Smith: Apparatus and method for automatic coloration and/or shading of images. New York Institute of Technology, Martin Novack, February 19, 1980: US04189743 (78 worldwide citation)

The invention is an improved apparatus and method for the automatic coloration and/or shading of images, and especially images utilized for presenting animated motion pictures. Display means are provided, preferably at least one display for displaying monochrome line drawings and one for displaying ...


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Alexander Schure, William E Glenn: Three dimensional display. New York Institute of Technology, Martin Novack, November 6, 1979: US04173391 (17 worldwide citation)

The disclosure is directed to an apparatus for receiving a plurality of two-dimensional images and for generating a three-dimensional display from these images. The plurality of two-dimensional images will typically represent different image planes of a desired three-dimensional image. The two-dimen ...