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Bruce D Lucas, Darwin P Rackley, Jesus A Saenz: Apparatus and method for compressing and expanding multibit digital pixel data. International Business Machines Corporation, Pollock Vande Sande & Priddy, January 14, 1992: US05081450 (108 worldwide citation)

Method and apparatus for converting multibit pixel data to a lesser number of bit pixel data and re-expanding the compressed data. Luminance data for each pixel is established as the 5 most significant bits of the original luminance signal. The chrominance information for groups of pixels is subsamp ...


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Thomas A Kist, Burn L Lewis, Bruce D Lucas: Method and apparatus for executing voice commands having dictation as a parameter. International Business Machines Corporation, Akerman Senterfitt, March 22, 2005: US06871179 (61 worldwide citation)

In a computer speech recognition system, the present invention provides a method and system for recognizing and executing a voice command that has a dictation portion. Upon receiving a user input, the spoken utterance is processed to identify a pattern of words which matches a pre-determined command ...


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Anne M Aldous, Joseph Celi Jr, Brett Gavagni, Kyriakos Leontiades, Bruce D Lucas, David E Reich: Voice over IP protocol based speech system. International Business Machines Corporation, Akerman Senterfitt, November 25, 2003: US06654722 (58 worldwide citation)

A VoIP-enabled speech server can include a speech application which can be configured to communicate with a VoIP telephony gateway server over a VoIP communications path. The VoIP-enabled speech server can also include a VoIP-compliant call control interface to the VoIP telephony gate server, the Vo ...


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Steven P Larky, Bruce D Lucas, Daniel H McCabe, Todd K Rodgers: Display using ordered dither. International Business Machines Corporation, Jack M Arnold, September 11, 1990: US04956638 (50 worldwide citation)

A color display device which includes dither apparatus for each primary color to be displayed. A dither matrix provides a dither signal output as a function of the position of a pixel on the color display device. An input primary color signal includes an integer signal and a fraction signal. The int ...


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Brett Gavagni, Bruce D Lucas: Secured encrypted communications in a voice browser. International Business Machines Corporation, Akerman Senterfitt, August 15, 2006: US07093129 (44 worldwide citation)

A method for performing secured communications in a Voice Browser can include the steps of: transmitting a request from the Voice Browser to a network device for a secure communications session between the Voice Browser and the network device; receiving from the network device a digital certificate ...


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Bruce D Lucas, David E Reich: Method and apparatus for coupling a visual browser to a voice browser. Nuance Communications, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks P C, February 2, 2010: US07657828 (38 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for concurrently accessing network-based electronic content in a Voice Browser and a Visual Browser can include the steps of retrieving a network-based document formatted for display in the Visual Browser; identifying in the retrieved document a reference to the Voice Browser, ...


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Satish Gupta, Bruce D Lucas: Virtual resolution displays. International Business Machines Corporation, Douglas W Cameron, January 19, 1988: US04720705 (35 worldwide citation)

A method for improving the viewing quality of a CRT display image without increasing resolution of the display. With the invention disclosed herein, characters are apparently positioned at sub-pixel locations to improve the viewing quality of a CRT display image. This apparent positioning is accompl ...


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Bruce D Lucas: Object-based irregular-grid volume rendering. International Business Machines Corporation, Perman & Green, September 10, 1996: US05555352 (31 worldwide citation)

Method and apparatus for rendering data for display. The data represents a model space and the method includes the following steps. A first step associates individual points in the model space with individual vertices (V) of an irregular grid cell enclosed by faces. Each of the points has an associa ...


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Bruce D Lucas: Method and apparatus for converting floating-point pixel values to byte pixel values by table lookup. International Business Machines Corporation, Perman & Green, June 18, 1996: US05528741 (23 worldwide citation)

Method and apparatus for generating integer pixel values from floating point values using table lookup. The method includes the steps of (a) providing a floating-point representation of a pixel value; and (b) applying the floating-point representation as an index into a lookup table. The lookup tabl ...


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Bruce D Lucas, Alexander G MacInnis, Paul S Yosim: Digital signal video color compression method and apparatus. Daniel E McConnell, June 13, 1995: US05424755 (22 worldwide citation)

This invention provides a method of and apparatus for compressing digital video color signals derived from a natural image and generating display signals for a color image composed of pixels derived from the compressed signals in which digital color signals representative of color depth intensities ...