1
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 ...


2
Nathaniel H Ersoz, Timothy W Saeger, James H Doty II, Greg A Kranawetter: Delay matching for video data during expansion and compression. Thomson Consumer Electronics, Joseph S Tripoli, Joseph J Laks, Harvey D Fried, September 6, 1994: US05345272 (97 worldwide citation)

Video luminance data from a video signal is selectably compressed and expanded in a first signal path including a first line memory. A second line memory in a parallel signal path processes video chrominance data from the video signal. A control circuit generates respective timing signals for writin ...


3
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, ...


4
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 ...


5
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 ...


6
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 ...


7
Greg A Kranawetter, Timothy W Saeger, Donald H Willis: Managing letterbox displays. Thomson Consumer Electronics, Joseph S Tripoli, Joseph J Laks, Harvey D Fried, September 28, 1993: US05249049 (36 worldwide citation)

A video display control system, comprises a video display having a first format display ratio. A picture height circuit determines an active video picture height from an input video signal having a second format display ratio. A detector circuit identifies letterbox formats responsive to the active ...


8
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 ...


9
Alexander G MacInnis, Chengfuh Jeffrey Tang, Xiaodong Xie, James T Patterson, Greg A Kranawetter: Graphics accelerator. Broadcom Corporation, McAndrews Held & Malloy, December 31, 2002: US06501480 (29 worldwide citation)

A graphics display system integrated circuit processes analog video input, digital video input, and graphics input. The system incorporates a graphics accelerator that includes memory for graphics data. The accelerator preferably includes a coprocessor for performing vector type operations on a plur ...


10
Alexander G MacInnis, Chengfuh Jeffrey Tang, Xiaodong Xie, James T Patterson, Greg A Kranawetter: Graphics display system with video synchronization feature. Broadcom Corporation, Christie Parker & Hale, June 1, 2004: US06744472 (28 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. The system includes a video decoder having a chroma-locked sample rate converter. The ...