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Timothy J Van Hook, Howard H Cheng, Anthony P DeLaurier, Carroll P Gossett, Robert J Moore, Stephen J Shepard, Harold S Anderson, John Princen, Jeffrey C Doughty, Nathan F Pooley, Byron Sheppard, Genyo Takeda, Shuhei Kato: Interface for a high performance low cost video game system with coprocessor providing high speed efficient 3D graphics and digital audio signal processing. Nintendo, Silicon Graphics, Nixon & Vanderhye P C, December 26, 2000: US06166748 (132 worldwide citation)

A low cost high performance three dimensional (3D) graphics system is disclosed that can model a world in three dimensions and project the model onto a two dimensional viewing plane selected based on a changeable viewpoint. The viewpoint can be changed on an interactive, real time basis by operating ...


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Timothy J Van Hook, Howard H Cheng, Anthony P DeLaurier, Carroll P Gossett, Robert J Moore, Stephen J Shepard, Harold S Anderson, John Princen, Jeffrey C Doughty, Nathan F Pooley, Byron Sheppard, Genyo Takeda, Shuhei Kato: Video game system with coprocessor providing high speed efficient 3D graphics and digital audio signal processing. Nintendo, Silicon Graphics, Nixon & Vanderhye P C, December 18, 2001: US06331856 (129 worldwide citation)

A low cost high performance three dimensional (3D) graphics system can model a world in three dimensions and project the model onto a two dimensional viewing plane selected based on a changeable viewpoint. The viewpoint can be changed on an interactive, real time basis by operating user input contro ...


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Timothy J Van Hook, Howard H Cheng, Anthony P DeLaurier, Carroll P Gossett, Robert J Moore, Stephen J Shepard, Harold S Anderson, John Princen, Jeffrey C Doughty, Nathan F Pooley, Byron Sheppard, Genyo Takeda, Shuhei Kato: High performance low cost video game system with coprocessor providing high speed efficient 3D graphics and digital audio signal processing. Nintendo, Silicon Graphics, Nixon & Vanderhye P C, May 29, 2001: US06239810 (122 worldwide citation)

A low cost high performance three dimensional (3D) graphics system can model a world in three dimensions and project the model onto a two dimensional viewing plane selected based on a changeable viewpoint. The viewpoint can be changed on an interactive, real time basis by operating user input contro ...


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Timothy J Van Hook, Howard H Cheng, Anthony P DeLaurier, Carroll P Gossett, Robert J Moore, Stephen J Shepard, Harold S Anderson, John Princen, Jeffrey C Doughty, Nathan F Pooley, Byron Sheppard, Genyo Takeda, Shuhei Kato: Video game system and coprocessor for video game system. Nintendo, Silicon Graphics, Nixon & Vanderhye P C, January 29, 2002: US06342892 (121 worldwide citation)

A low cost high performance three dimensional (3D) graphics system can model a world in three dimensions and project the model onto a two dimensional viewing plane selected based on a changeable viewpoint. The viewpoint can be changed on an interactive, real time basis by operating user input contro ...


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Howard H Cheng, Robert Moore, Farhad Fouladi, Timothy J Van Hook: Vertex cache for 3D computer graphics. Nintendo, Nixon & Vanderhye PC, April 6, 2004: US06717577 (57 worldwide citation)

In a 3D interactive computer graphics system such as a video game display system, polygon vertex data is fed to a 3D graphics processor/display engine via a vertex cache used to cache and organize indexed primitive vertex data streams. The vertex cache may be a small, low-latency cache memory local ...


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Timothy J Van Hook, Farhad Fouladi, Robert Moore, Howard H Cheng: Graphics pipeline token synchronization. Nintendo, Nixon & Vanderhye P C, March 15, 2005: US06867781 (55 worldwide citation)

A graphics system including a custom graphics and audio processor produces exciting 2D and 3D graphics and surround sound. The system includes a graphics and audio processor including a 3D graphics pipeline and an audio digital signal processor. The graphics pipeline processes graphics commands at d ...


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Howard H Cheng: Method and apparatus for pre-fetching audio data. Nintendo, Nixon & Vanderhye PC, November 4, 2003: US06643744 (55 worldwide citation)

An audio system includes a memory storing audio data and an audio signal processor for processing the audio data. Addressing circuitry addresses the memory and a pre-fetch storage area stores data for a current address and for one or more following addresses to hide memory access latency during addr ...


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Timothy J Van Hook, Howard H Cheng, Anthony P DeLaurier, Carroll P Gossett, Robert J Moore, Stephen J Shepard, Harold S Anderson, John Princen, Jeffrey C Doughty, Nathan F Pooley, Byron Sheppard, Genyo Takeda, Shuhei Kato: High performance low cost video game system with coprocessor providing high speed efficient 3D graphics and digital audio signal processing. Nintendo, Silicon Graphics, Nixon & Vanderhye P C, April 29, 2003: US06556197 (39 worldwide citation)

A low cost high performance three dimensional (3D) graphics system is disclosed that can model a world in three dimensions and project the model onto a two dimensional viewing plane selected based on a changeable viewpoint. The viewpoint can be changed on an interactive, real time basis by operating ...


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Timothy J Van Hook, Howard H Cheng, Anthony P DeLaurier, Carroll P Gossett, Robert J Moore, Stephen J Shepard, Harold S Anderson, John Princen, Jeffrey C Doughty, Nathan F Pooley, Byron Sheppard, Genyo Takeda, Shuhei Kato: High performance low cost video game system with coprocessor providing high speed efficient 3D graphics and digital audio signal processing. Nintendo, Silicon Graphics, Nixon & Vanderhye P C, July 15, 2003: US06593929 (18 worldwide citation)

A low cost high performance three dimensional (3D) graphics system is disclosed that can model a world in three dimensions and project the model onto a two dimensional viewing plane selected based on a changeable viewpoint. The viewpoint can be changed on an interactive, real time basis by operating ...


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Howard H Cheng, Dan Shimizu, Genyo Takeda: Method and apparatus for pre-caching data in audio memory. Nintendo, Nixon & Vanderhye P C, August 12, 2003: US06606689 (8 worldwide citation)

A video game system includes an audio digital signal processor, a main memory and an audio memory separate from the main memory and storing audio-related data for processing by the audio digital signal processor. Memory access circuitry reads non-audio-related data stored on a mass storage device an ...



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