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William Hill, Michael Duggan, Leroy B Keely Jr, Gregory C Hitchcock, J Turner Whitted: Weighted mapping of image data samples to pixel sub-components on a display device. Microsoft Corporation, Workman Nydegger & Seeley, May 29, 2001: US06239783 (149 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus are disclosed for sampling image data and mapping the samples to pixel sub-components which form a pixel element of an LCD display so that each pixel sub-component has a different portion of the image mapped thereto and at least one of the pixel sub-components has two or more s ...


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William Hill, Michael Duggan, Leroy B Keely Jr, Gregory C Hitchcock, J Turner Whitted: Method and apparatus for detecting and reducing color artifacts in images. Microsoft Corporation, Workman Nydegger Seeley, June 5, 2001: US06243070 (141 worldwide citation)

Color processing operations can be used to reduce color artifacts in images displayed on display devices having pixels with separately controllable pixel sub-components. Different regions of image data are mapped to the individual pixel sub-components of the pixels. In the absence of performing the ...


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William Hill, Michael Duggan, Leroy B Keely Jr, Gregory C Hitchcock, J Turner Whitted: Method and apparatus for displaying images such as text. Microsoft Corporation, Workman Nydegger & Seeley, February 13, 2001: US06188385 (129 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus for utilizing pixel sub-components which form a pixel element of an LCD display, e.g., as separate luminous intensity elements, are described. Each pixel of a color LCD display is comprised of three non-overlapping red, green and blue rectangular pixel sub-elements or sub-compo ...


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Bodin Dresevic, William Hill, Gregory Hitchcock, Leroy B Keely, John C Platt, J Turner Whitted: Method and apparatus for improving the quality of displayed images through the use of user reference information. Microsoft Corporation, Workman Nydegger & Seeley, September 23, 2003: US06624828 (110 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to methods and apparatus for increasing the perceived quality of displayed images. This is achieved in a variety of ways including the use of a plurality of device specific display characteristics when preparing images for display. It is also achieved through the monito ...


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William Hill, Michael Duggan, Leroy B Keely Jr, Gregory C Hitchcock, J Turner Whitted: Non-square scaling of image data to be mapped to pixel sub-components. Microsoft Corporation, Workman Nydegger & Seeley, August 21, 2001: US06278434 (107 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus for displaying an image by uttilizing pixel sub-components which form a pixel element of an LCD display as separate luminous intensity elements. By treating the pixel sub-components independently, increased resolution is achieved in the dimension that is perpendicular to the di ...


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William Hill, Michael Duggan, Leroy B Keely Jr, Gregory C Hitchcock, J Turner Whitted: Mapping image data samples to pixel sub-components on a striped display device. Microsoft Corporation, Workman Nydegger & Seeley, April 17, 2001: US06219025 (102 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus for sampling image data and mapping the samples to pixel sub-components which form a pixel element of an LCD display so that each pixel sub-component has a different portion of the image mapped thereto. The methods can be used with conventional color LCD displays that include p ...


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William Hill, Michael Duggan, Leroy B Keely Jr, Gregory C Hitchcock, J Turner Whitted: Mapping samples of foreground/background color image data to pixel sub-components. Microsoft Corporation, Workman Nydegger & Seeley, May 1, 2001: US06225973 (85 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus are described for sampling image data that includes foreground/background color information and mapping the samples to pixel sub-components which form a pixel element of an LCD display so that each pixel sub-component has a different portion of the image mapped thereto. The met ...


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Bodin Dresevic, William Hill, Gregory Hitchcock, Leroy B Keely, John C Platt, J Turner Whitted: Methods and apparatus for improving the quality of displayed images through the use of display device and display condition information. Microsoft Corporation, Workman Nydegger, January 6, 2004: US06674436 (81 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to methods and apparatus for increasing the perceived quality of displayed images. This is achieved in a variety of ways including the use of a plurality of device specific display characteristics when preparing images for display. It is also achieved through the monito ...


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William Hill, Michael Duggan, Leroy B Keely Jr, Gregory C Hitchcock, J Turner Whitted: Gray scale and color display methods and apparatus. Microsoft Corporation, Workman Nydegger & Seeley, June 10, 2003: US06577291 (37 worldwide citation)

Display apparatus, and methods for displaying images, e.g., text, on gray scale and color monitors are described. Gray scale displays implemented in accordance with the present invention include displays having a resolution in a first dimension, e.g., the horizontal dimension, which is several time ...


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J Turner Whitted, Eric Horvitz, Michael J Sinclair: LCD with power saving features. Microsoft Corporation, Woodcock Washburn, September 19, 2006: US07110062 (33 worldwide citation)

Energy efficient transmissive and transreflective display devices use ambient light from a natural or artificial source to supplement light supplied by a backlight. Ambient light passes through a transmissive diffuser to a rear surface of a transmissive display panel. Additional energy efficiency is ...