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Richard J A Avis, John W Richards, Clive H Gillard: Motion vector processing in digital television images. Sony, Alvin Sinderbrand, September 5, 1989: US04864398 (95 worldwide citation)

A television standards converter comprises a motion analyzer for analyzing the motion between consecutive fields of an input television signal of one television standard and for deriving motion vectors in dependence on the motion, a filter for recursively filtering the motion vectors, and an interpo ...


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Clive H Gillard, David A Dougall: Motion compensated interpolation of digital television images. Sony, Alvin Sinderbrand, August 29, 1989: US04862267 (90 worldwide citation)

A motion compensated interpolator for digital television images comprises a three-dimensional variable separable finite impulse response interpolation filter operating in the horizontal, vertical and temporal domains.


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Vincent C Harradine, Clive H Gillard: Motion vector estimation in television images. Sony, Alvin Sinderbrand, September 5, 1989: US04864393 (82 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for motion vector estimation in a television image using a digitized signal representing the image, comprises a vector filter and a vector calculator for determining motion in the image at points spaced a predetermined number of pixels horizontally and a predetermined number of pixels vert ...


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Martin R Dorricott, Clive H Gillard, John W Richards, Tsuneo Morita, James J Galt, Morgan W A David, James E Burns, Shima R Varsani: Format conversion of digital video signals, integration of digital video signals into photographic film material and the like, associated signal processing, and motion compensated interpolation of images. Sony United Kingdom, William S Frommer, Alvin Sinderbrand, October 4, 1994: US05353119 (55 worldwide citation)

A system for integrating film material with a digital video signal employs a film scanner to produce a digital video signal from the source film, and a post production system for combining with that signal the input digital video signal. Motion interpolated temporal compensation is employed at stage ...


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Rajan Bhandari, Clive H Gillard: State machine apparatus and methods for encoding data in serial form and decoding using multiple tables. Sony Corporation, Sony United Kingdom, William S Frommer, Alvin Sinderbrand, January 21, 1997: US05596674 (54 worldwide citation)

A serial data coding system is described in which a state machine (FIG. 5) is provided having a plurality of branching hierarchies N, N+1 of states each corresponding to a different decoding table. Depending upon each received bit of serial data, the state machine moves through these branching hiera ...


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Raphael Samad, John W Richards, Clive H Gillard: Motion dependent video signal processing. Sony Corporation, Alvin Sinderbrand, William S Frommer, June 25, 1991: US05027203 (48 worldwide citation)

In, for example, a motion compensated video standards converter wherein blocks in a first field or frame of a video signal are each compared with a plurality of blocks in the following field or frame of the video signal for deriving motion vectors representing the motion of the content of respective ...


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Clive H Gillard: Motion vector selection in television images. Sony, Alvin Sinderbrand, September 5, 1989: US04864394 (42 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for processing motion vectors associated with a digital television image comprises a vector filter and a vector calculator for deriving a plurality of motion vectors respectively representing the motion of a pixel in the image, a circuit for testing the accuracy of each motion vector by di ...


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Martin R Dorricott, Clive H Gillard, John W Richards, Tsuneo Morita, James J Galt, Morgan W A David, James E Burns, Shima R Varsani: Format conversion of digital video signals, integration of digital video signals into photographic film material and the like, associated signal processing, and motion compensated interpolation of images. Sony United Kingdom, William S Frommer, Alvin Sinderbrand, August 9, 1994: US05337154 (41 worldwide citation)

A system for integrating film material with a digital video signal employs a film scanner to produce a digital video signal from the source film, and a post production system for combining with that signal the input digital video signal. Motion interpolated temporal compensation is employed at stage ...


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Martin R Dorricott, Clive H Gillard, John W Richards, Tsuneo Morita, James J Galt, Morgan W A David, James E Burns, Shima R Varsani: Method of integrating format material and an interlace scan format signal. Sony United Kingdom, William S Frommer, Alvin Sinderbrand, July 12, 1994: US05329309 (39 worldwide citation)

Method of integrating 30 or 60 frame/s format material and 60 field/s 2:1 interlace scan format digital video signal to produce a 60 field/s 2:1 interlace scan format digital video signal by producing a progressive scan format digital video signal from the format material, converting the progressive ...


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John W Richards, Clive H Gillard, Stephen M Keating: Standards conversion of digital video signals. Sony United Kingdom, William S Frommer, Alvin Sinderbrand, April 12, 1994: US05303045 (37 worldwide citation)

An input digital video signal is converted to an output digital video signal having a different frame rate and a different number of pixel lines per frame. A first series of progressive scan format frames is formed from the input signal. Then a second series of frames is formed from the first series ...