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Atsushi Nagata, Yutaka Uekawa, Takanori Senoo, Kenichi Takahashi: Method and apparatus for protection of signal copy. Matsushita Electric Industrial, Wenderoth Lind & Ponack, December 18, 1990: US04979210 (292 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for the protection of signal copy for prevention unauthorized copying of music software such as records, compact discs and music tape by recording is arranged such that when recording audio signals on a medium, certain supplemental information is added to the audio signal to be recorded ...


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Atsushi Nagata, Yutaka Uekawa, Takanori Senoo, Kenichi Takahashi: Method and apparatus for the protection of signal copy. Matsushita Electric Industrial, Wenderoth Lind & Ponack, December 17, 1991: US05073925 (217 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for the protection of signal copy for preventing unauthorized copying of music software such as records, compact discs and music tape by recording is arranged such that when recording audio signals on a medium, certain supplemental information is added to the audio signal to be recorded ...


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Atsushi Nagata: Image coding method and image coding apparatus. Matsushita Electric Industrial, Wenderoth Lind & Ponack, May 2, 1995: US05412430 (151 worldwide citation)

In high efficiency coding of a motion image signal in transmission or recording of the motion image signal, plural prediction signals are determined by independently compensating a motion of reproduction signals of plural frames positioned before a frame to be coded. A linear combination of these pr ...


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Akiyoshi Tanaka, Satoshi Matsuya deceased, Wataru Fujikawa, Hiroyuki Uwabo, Ikuo Inoue, Atsushi Nagata: Motion compensated prediction interframe coding system. Matsushita Electric Industrial, Lowe Price LeBlanc & Becker, September 1, 1992: US05144426 (137 worldwide citation)

A motion compensated prediction interframe coding system which first measures characteristics regarding the fineness of a pattern or texture of a picture, which is represented by an input television signal and is divided into a group of continuous blocks each quantized by using a quantization step s ...


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Atsushi Nagata, Kenichi Takahashi, Nobuyasu Takeguchi: Moving image signal encoding apparatus and decoding apparatus. Matsushita Electric Industrial, Wenderoth Lind & Ponack, May 12, 1992: US05113255 (111 worldwide citation)

A moving image signal encoding apparatus includes: a frame decimating circuit for extracting encoded frames from an input moving image signal at specified intervals; a frame interpolating circuit for obtaining an interpolated frame between the encoded frames, and a circuit for obtaining an error for ...


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Atsushi Nagata, Haruo Iwasaki, Kazuhiko Shimizu, Yoshinori Tanba, Takafumi Abe, Tatsuo Imai, Akihiro Kikuchi, Teruyuki Miyakawa: Remote control apparatus for recording/playback equipment. Sony Corporation, William S Frommer, Alvin Sinderbrand, July 8, 1997: US05646603 (72 worldwide citation)

A remote control apparatus for recording/playback equipment capable of remotely controlling complicated recording playback equipment while placing little burden on the control side. Schedule data is transmitted from an uplink system 100 to a downlink system 200 via a communications satellite. The sc ...


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Akiyoshi Tanaka, Satoshi Matsuya, Ikuo Inoue, Atsushi Nagata: Motion compensated prediction interframe coding system. Matsushita Electric Industrial, Lowe Price LeBlanc & Becker, June 30, 1992: US05126841 (63 worldwide citation)

A motion compensated prediction interframe coding system which includes a first checking portion for judging whether a motion compensation of a coding block is effective and outputting a motion compensation control signal representing the result of the judgement, a storage portion for storing motion ...


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Atsushi Nagata: Multi-layer image mixing apparatus. Matsushita Electric Industrial, February 18, 2003: US06522341 (44 worldwide citation)

After having stored one line of a rearmost layer in an image memory, a mixer repeatedly performs an image mixing process until the mixer has processed one line of a foremost layer. The mixing process includes the steps of: mixing one line previously stored in the image memory with another line that ...


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Naoki Hotta, Yoshio Mizuno, Atsushi Nagata, Hiroki Tanaka: Knee-protecting airbag device. Toyoda Gosei, Posz Law Group, October 14, 2008: US07434837 (30 worldwide citation)

The knee-protecting airbag device includes an airbag that protrudes rearward from a housing and deploys upward when fed with inflation gas. The airbag includes an upstream part located toward lower end of the completely inflated airbag and located upstream of inflation gas, and a downstream part loc ...


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Atsushi Nagata: Method and apparatus for decoding video signals. Matsushita Electric Industrial, Parkhurst & Wendel L, October 26, 1999: US05974224 (30 worldwide citation)

A method for decoding video signals comprising decoding a bit stream, and reproducing a video signal in reverse order of frames, the bit stream including each frame of the video signal which has been encoded using one of an intra coding system (I picture), a predictive coding system (P picture), and ...