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Samad Raphael, Gillard Clive Henry: Motion dependent video signal processing.. Sony, October 31, 1990: EP0395271-A2 (35 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 next succeeding field or frame of the video signal for deriving motion vectors representing the motion of the content of resp ...


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Gillard Clive Henry: Image data compression. Sony Broadcast & Communication, Sony, November 3, 1993: GB2266635-A (23 worldwide citation)

Data compression apparatus for compressing luminance Y and chrominance U/V portions of input image data to form compressed image data having an overall compression factor is described. The data compression apparatus comprises luminance compression means 12', 64, 18', 20' for compressing the luminanc ...


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Avis Richard Joseph Andrew, Richards John William, Gillard Clive Henry: Motion vector processing in digital television images.. Sony, December 14, 1988: EP0294957-A2 (19 worldwide citation)

A television standards converter comprises a motion analyzer (36 to 40) 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 (47) for recursively filtering the motion vectors ...


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Harradine Vincent Carl, Gillard Clive Henry: Motion vector reduction in television images.. Sony, December 14, 1988: EP0294956-A2 (16 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for reducing the number of motion vectors associated with a digital television image comprises a vector filter (36), a vector calculator (37) and a vector processor (38, 39) for deriving for each block of pixels within the television image a plurality of motion vectors representing the mos ...


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Harradine Carl Vincent, Gillard Clive Henry: Motion vector estimation in television images.. Sony, December 14, 1988: EP0294962-A2 (15 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for motion vector estimation in a television image using a digitized signal representing the image, comprises a vector filter (36) and a vector calculator (37) for determining motion in the image at points spaced a predetermined number of pixels horizontally and a predetermined number of p ...


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Gillard Clive Henry: Motion vector selection in television images.. Sony, December 14, 1988: EP0294961-A2 (13 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for processing motion vectors associated with a digital television image comprises a vector filter (36) and a vector calculator (37) for deriving a plurality of motion vectors respectively representing the motion of a pixel in the image, a circuit (101, 104) for testing the accuracy of eac ...


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David Morgan William Amos, Richards John William, Gillard Clive Henry: Charge-coupled image sensor. Sony Broadcast & Communication, June 16, 1993: GB2262383-A (13 worldwide citation)

A charge-coupled image sensor having adjacent image acquisition 500 and image storage areas 600, 610 is described. Pixel transfer can take place from the image acquisition area 500 to the image storage area 600, 610 and from the image storage area to an output register 340 simultaneously and at diff ...


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Porter Robert Mark Stefan, Rambaruth Ratna, Haynes Simon Dominic, Living Jonathan, Gillard Clive Henry: Determining a representative set of images and block-based image matching.. Sony, November 30, 2005: EP1600882-A1 (11 worldwide citation)

An image processing method for selecting a subset of n (where n is two or more) images representative of a test set of images comprises the step of: detecting a degree of similarity between images in the test set of images, so that the subset of images comprises those n images having substantially t ...


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Gillard Clive Henry: Television standards converters.. Sony, December 14, 1988: EP0294959-A2 (11 worldwide citation)

A television standards converter comprises a motion analyzer (2) for analyzing the motion between consecutive fields of an input television signal of one television standard, and an interpolator (1) operative to align the fields pixel by pixel in dependence on the analyzed motion so as effectively t ...