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Hidetoh Hata, Katsumi Haji, Kazushige Sako, Yoji Shibata, Masahiko Achiha: Digital video and audio file system. Nippon Telegraph Telephone Public, Hitachi, Craig and Antonelli, October 13, 1981: US04295154 (67 worldwide citation)

A digital video and audio file system is provided for use in systems such as a center-to-end video communication system. In the file system, video information, such as a color television video signal, is digitized in such a manner that it is separated into a luminance (Y) signal and a carrier chromi ...


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Masahiko Achiha: Noise reducing system. Hitachi, Hitachi Denshi Kabushiki Kaisha, Craig and Antonelli, October 20, 1981: US04296436 (58 worldwide citation)

A noise reducer wherein, depending upon the magnitude of a difference signal between an input television signal at the present time and a television signal recorded in a frame memory and with noise reduced, the mixing ratio between the present-time input signal and the television signal obtained fro ...


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Masahiko Achiha: Motion detecting circuit utilizing inter-frame difference signals of successive fields. Hitachi, Antonelli Terry & Wands, December 2, 1986: US04626891 (41 worldwide citation)

A motion detecting circuit suitable for detecting object-movement on an interlaced TV signal includes at least three field memories, subtracters, absolute circuits and an adder circuit. The motion detector evaluates object-movement by accumulating frame difference signals between adjacent fields.


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Masahiko Achiha, Kazuo Ishikura: Color television signal processing circuit. Hitachi, Antonelli Terry & Wands, July 16, 1985: US04530004 (33 worldwide citation)

A color television signal processing circuit receives an input signal of a composite color television signal in the form of superimposition of a chrominance carrier signal on a luminance signal, separates the chrominance carrier signal and the luminance signal, and doubles the number of scanning lin ...


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Masahiko Achiha, Kazuo Ishikura: Scanning line interpolation circuit for television signal. Hitachi, Antonelli Terry & Wands, January 13, 1987: US04636857 (25 worldwide citation)

A scanning line interpolation circuit for interpolating scanning lines of an interlaced television signal to thereby obtain a television signal having the doubled number of scanning lines, in which, in order to improve the quality of the reproduced television picture, the interpolation circuit is co ...


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Masahiko Achiha, Isao Nakagawa, Kazuo Ishikura, Shobu Saito: Television signal processing circuit. Hitachi, Antonelli Terry & Wands, April 19, 1988: US04739390 (25 worldwide citation)

A television signal processing circuit which separates a television signal into a luminance signal and a chrominance signal or interpolates the scanning lines of the television signal by using a video memory such as a frame memory or a field memory. The circuit determines whether the television sign ...


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Masato Sugiyama, Kenji Katsumata, Shigeru Hirahata, Isao Nakagawa, Sunao Suzuki, Masahiko Achiha, Kazuo Ishikura: Movement detection circuit of a video signal used in a television receiver. Hitachi, Hitachi Video Engineering, Antonelli Terry & Wands, December 27, 1988: US04794454 (19 worldwide citation)

A movement detection circuit for detecting movement information of a luminance signal and movement information of a chrominance signal of a television signal comprises a first movement detection circuit for detecting the movement information of the luminance signal and a second movement detection ci ...


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Masahiko Achiha, Kazuo Ishikura, Shobu Saito, Masato Sugiyama, Kenji Katsumata: Movement detector for composite color television signals. Hitachi, Fay Sharpe Beall Fagan Minnich & McKee, March 7, 1989: US04811092 (18 worldwide citation)

A movement detector necessary for processing composite color television signals, which detects movement in image signals, wherein the detecting circuit is so constructed that no deficient motion is produced. A difference signal between the present frame and that preceding by two frames of the televi ...


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Toshiyuki Sakamoto, Ikuya Arai, Toshiyuki Kurita, Toshinori Murata, Isao Nakagawa, Masahiko Achiha, Kazuo Ishikura: Detection circuit for detecting standard television signals and nonstandard television signals. Hitachi, Antonelli Terry & Wands, April 11, 1989: US04821112 (11 worldwide citation)

There is provided a detection circuit for TV receiver which includes a frame comb filter and a field comb filter and which generates a luminance signal or a chrominance signal by effecting addition or subtraction upon video signals of two frames adjoining each other included in the received TV signa ...


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Isao Nakagawa, Masahiko Achiha, Masato Sugiyama, Kenji Katsumata, Toshinori Murata, Shigeru Hirahata, Akihide Okuda: Motion detector for chrominance signal in TV receiver. Hitachi, Antonelli Terry & Wands, April 5, 1988: US04736252 (10 worldwide citation)

A motion detector for a chrominance signal which is used with a TV receiver equipped with a video signal motion detector. This motion detector for a chrominance signal has a delay element for delaying the chrominance signal of a video signal by 1 frame period, a subtractor for subtracting the output ...