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Granville E Ott: Optical system for projection display using spatial light modulator device. Texas Instruments Incorporated, Carlton H Hoel, Leo Heiting, Mel Sharp, July 14, 1987: US04680579 (108 worldwide citation)

The projection display of the present invention employs a light source, a spatial light modulator such as a deformable mirror device having a plurality of individually electrically deformable mirror cells and Schlierin optics to project light from deformed mirror cells onto a viewing screen. An opti ...


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Carlo L Herrmann, Granville E Ott: Video system with picture information and logic signal multiplexing. Texas Instruments Incorporated, Melvin Sharp, Leo N Heiting, Robert D Marshall Jr, February 15, 1983: US04374395 (95 worldwide citation)

A color video signal generator includes means for selectively generating either color difference information or logic levels from the same output pins. The color video signal generator is employed in a video system which outputs either the internally generated video signal or an externally generated ...


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Granville E Ott: Spatial light modulator drive system. Texas Instruments Incorporated, Carlton H Hoel, James T Comfort, Melvin Sharp, January 20, 1987: US04638309 (68 worldwide citation)

The spatial light modulator drive system of the present invention permits useful light modulation, such as employed in a projection display device, with a minimum of required data input. A plurality of charge storage cells with associated charge dependent light modulator cells are disposed at the in ...


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Granville E Ott: Graphics video resolution improvement apparatus. Texas Instruments Incorporated, Robert D Marshall Jr, Leo N Heiting, Melvin Sharp, November 20, 1984: US04484188 (50 worldwide citation)

A video signal generation apparatus improves the resolution of the video signal by forming additional video scan lines between the successive scan lines by combining the video attributes of adjacent scan lines. This invention is particularly applicable to video display terminals and small computing ...


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Granville E Ott: Frequency domain digital encoding technique for musical signals. Texas Instruments Incorporated, Robert D Marshall, Leo N Heiting, Mel Sharp, February 28, 1984: US04433604 (38 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for encoding and decoding musical signals in digital form employs conversion to the frequency domain. Discrete Fourier transform coefficients are calculated from time domain digital data at selected frequencies which are organized in sets of octavely related frequencies. Selecting frequ ...


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Granville E Ott, Ron H Johns: Method and apparatus for correlating test information. Texas Instruments Incorporated, William E Hiller, N Rhys Merrett, Melvin Sharp, May 9, 1989: US04829431 (33 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for storing a relationship between individual elements of two or more knowledge sets includes a main computer (12) that is operable to receive a portable memory cartridge (20). The computer (12) has an input keypad (16), a storage medium (18) and a display (14). A coordinate t ...


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Granville E Ott: Allophone vocoder. Texas Instruments Incorporated, William E Hiller, James T Comfort, Melvin Sharp, April 28, 1987: US04661915 (28 worldwide citation)

An allophone vocoder which utilizes the inherent redundancy of the spoken language together with the automatic human filtering of speech so as to obtain a speech compression and recognition system. An analog speech signal is broken up into its phoneme components and encoded for transmission. The enc ...


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Christopher T Chang, Granville E Ott: Systolic complex multiplier. Texas Instruments Incorporated, Kenneth C Hill, Thomas W Demond, Melvin Sharp, September 6, 1988: US04769779 (26 worldwide citation)

A complex multiplier includes a carry-sum systolic array (26) of multiplier cells for processing a multiplicand therethrough in accordance with a modified Booths algorithm. The multiplier performs two multiplications and two addition/substraction operations. A ROM (12) provides the multipliers for t ...


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Granville E Ott: Integrated circuit self-testing device and method. Texas Instruments Incorporated, Stanton C Braden, Richard L Donaldson, William E Hiller, July 14, 1992: US05130644 (20 worldwide citation)

A semiconductor wafer (26) may have all the integrated circuits (36) formed thereon simultaneously self-tested by the addition of a power circuit, a ground circuit and clock circuit. Lead lines are formed during metallization of the integrated circuits (36) on the wafer (26). The lead lines are inte ...


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Granville E Ott: Encoding and decoding digital data in a video format. Texas Instruments Incorporated, Robert D Marshall Jr, Leo N Heiting, Melvin Sharp, June 7, 1983: US04387406 (20 worldwide citation)

A technique for storing and transmitting digital data in a video format includes use of chrominance and luminance portions of a video signal for transmitting data and timing information. The data is encoded according to a predetermined set of chrominance signals corresponding to a predetermined set ...