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Alexander G MacInnis, Chengfuh Jeffrey Tang, Xiaodong Xie: Video and graphics system with parallel processing of graphics windows. Broadcom Corporation, Christie Parker & Hale, June 3, 2003: US06573905 (125 worldwide citation)

A display engine of a video and graphics system includes one or more processing elements and receives graphics from a memory. The graphics data define multiple graphics layers, and the processing elements process two or more graphics layers in parallel to generate blended graphics. Alpha values may ...


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Alexander G MacInnis, Chengfuh Jeffrey Tang, Xiaodong Xie, Greg A Kranawetter, Vivian Hsiun, Francis Cheung, Sandeep Bhatia, Ramanujan Valmiki, Sathish Kumar: Video, audio and graphics decode, composite and display system. Broadcom Corporation, Christie Parker & Hale, February 8, 2005: US06853385 (98 worldwide citation)

A video, audio and graphics system uses multiple transport processors to receive in-band and out-of-band MPEG Transport streams, to perform PID and section filtering as well as DVB and DES decryption and to de-multiplex them. The system processes the PES into digital audio, MPEG video and message da ...


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Alexander G MacInnis, Chengfuh Jeffrey Tang, Xiaodong Xie, James T Patterson, Greg A Kranawetter: Graphics display system with unified memory architecture. Broadcom Corporation, Christie Parker & Hale, February 13, 2001: US06189064 (93 worldwide citation)

A graphics display system integrated circuit is used in a set-top box for controlling a television display. The graphics display system processes analog video input, digital video input, and graphics input. The system incorporates a unified memory architecture that is shared by the graphics system, ...


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Alexander G MacInnis, Chengfuh Jeffrey Tang, Xiaodong Xie, James T Patterson, Greg A Kranawetter: Apparatus and method for blending graphics and video surfaces. Broadcom Corporation, Christie Parker & Hale, March 2, 2004: US06700588 (76 worldwide citation)

A graphics integrated circuit chip is used in a set-top box for controlling a television display. The graphics chip processes analog video input, digital video input, and graphics input. The chip blends graphics and video information by various graphics windows using alpha values for the windows, al ...


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Alexander G MacInnis, Chengfuh Jeffrey Tang, Xiaodong Xie: Graphics display system. Broadcom Corporation, Christie Parker & Hale, May 27, 2003: US06570579 (71 worldwide citation)

A graphics integrated circuit is used in a set-top box for controlling a television display. The graphics chip processes analog video input, digital video input, a graphics input and an audio input simultaneously. The chip incorporates a unified memory architecture that provides a high level of syst ...


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Alexander G MacInnis, Chengfuh Jeffrey Tang, Xiaodong Xie, James T Patterson, Greg A Kranawetter: Graphics display system with color look-up table loading mechanism. Broadcom Corporation, Christie Parker & Hale, April 30, 2002: US06380945 (64 worldwide citation)

A graphics integrated circuit chip is used in a set-top box for controlling a television display. The graphics chip processes analog video input, digital video input, a graphics input and an audio input simultaneously. The chip includes a display engine that processes graphics images organized as wi ...


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Alexander G MacInnis, Chengfuh Jeffrey Tang, Xiaodong Xie, Greg A Kranawetter, Vivian Hsiun, Francis Cheung, Sandeep Bhatia, Ramanujan Valmiki, Sathish Kumar: Video, audio and graphics decode, composite and display system. Broadcom Corporation, McAndrews Held & Malloy, September 19, 2006: US07110006 (51 worldwide citation)

A video, audio and graphics system uses multiple transport processors to receive in-band and out-of-band MPEG Transport streams, to perform PID and section filtering as well as DVB and DES decryption and to de-multiplex them. The system processes the PES into digital audio, MPEG video and message da ...


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Alexander G MacInnis, Chengfuh Jeffrey Tang, Xiaodong Xie, Vivian Hsiun: Video and graphics system with video scaling. Broadcom Corporation, Christie Parker & Hale, July 27, 2004: US06768774 (41 worldwide citation)

A video and graphics system has a reduced memory mode in which video images are reduced in half in horizontal direction during decoding. The video and graphics system includes a video decoder for decoding MPEG-2 video data. The video images may not be downscaled in the horizontal direction when no b ...


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Alexander G MacInnis, Chengfuh Jeffrey Tang, Xiaodong Xie, James T Patterson, Greg A Kranawetter: Graphics display system with video scaler. Broadcom Corporation, Christie Parker & Hale, December 9, 2003: US06661427 (35 worldwide citation)

A graphics integrated circuit chip is used in a set-top box for controlling a television display. The graphics chip processes analog video input, digital video input, graphics input and audio input simultaneously. A video scaling system preferably conserves memory by downscaling video prior to captu ...


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Kimming So, Chengfuh Jeffrey Tang, Eric Tsang: System and method for controlling prefetching. Broadcom Corporation, McAndrews Held & Malloy, October 18, 2005: US06957306 (30 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods that control prefetching are provided. In one embodiment, a system may include, for example, a prefetch buffer system coupled to a processing unit and to a memory. The prefetch buffer system may include, for example, a prefetch controller that is adapted to be programmable such t ...