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Michael A Ogrinc, Robert A Card, Chris R Burns, Charles P Clarke, Ronda L Collier, Kevin M Collins, Stephen E Crane, Clifford Hersh, Brian C Knittel, Steven T Mayer, Lawrence Stead, Andrew E Wade, Robert L Lay, Bradley G Stewart, Raymond Pon, Robert Leyland, John F Schlag, Sven Jensen: Real time video image processing system. New Microtime, Skjerven Morrill MacPherson Franklin & Friel, January 24, 1995: US05384912 (244 worldwide citation)

A video digital signal processing and display system that allows real time processing of video images with extensive filtering and inter-pixel interpolation. The system includes a front end user and program interface supported by a personal computer, and also includes a microprocessor for controllin ...


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Steven A Gabriel, Michael A Ogrinc: Controller for system for spatially transforming images. Ampex Corporation, Fraser and Bogucki, August 28, 1984: US04468688 (48 worldwide citation)

A control system is coupled to control a system for spatially transforming images by separate transformation of each dimension of the image. The control system includes a control panel having a three-axis joystick and a set of keys providing function selection and assignment of the joystick to a par ...


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Duncan A Riach, Leslie E Neft, Michael A Ogrinc, Wayne Douglas Young: Isochronous pipelined processor with deterministic control. NVIDIA Corporation, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, May 10, 2011: US07941645 (28 worldwide citation)

An isochronous processor includes a state register, a functional unit, a control module, and an activation unit. The state register includes an arm buffer and an active buffer. The functional unit performs a transformation operation on the data stream in response to an active value of the control pa ...


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Stephen D Lew, Michael A Ogrinc: Backlight dimming and LCD amplitude boost. NVIDIA Corporation, Patterson & Sheridan L, February 13, 2007: US07176878 (24 worldwide citation)

Embodiments of the present invention generally provide m Methods and apparatus for reducing power consumption of backlit displays are described. Power consumption is reduced by dimming backlighting by a first scale factor and boosting pixel values by a second scale factor to compensate for the dimmi ...


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Stephen E Crane, LeeAnn Heringer, Michael Shinsky, Gerald A Raitzer, Michael A Ogrinc, Steven T Mayer: Disk-assisted editing for recorded video material. Adobe Systems Incorporated, Fish & Richardson P C, March 13, 2001: US06201924 (20 worldwide citation)

A disk-assisted system for editing video tapes. Source material from video tapes is logged onto random access storage such as a hard disk drive using of a Macintosh-based computer system. At any one time, only a small portion of the tape material is stored as video frames on the computer disk. By so ...


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Duncan A Riach, John M Danskin, Jonah M Alben, Michael A Ogrinc, Anthony Michael Tamasi: Real-time display post-processing using programmable hardware. NVIDIA Corporation, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, September 8, 2009: US07586492 (12 worldwide citation)

In a graphics processor, a rendering object and a post-processing object share access to a host processor with a programmable execution core. The rendering object generates fragment data for an image from geometry data. The post-processing object operates to generate a frame of pixel data from the f ...


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Michael A Ogrinc, Brett T Hannigan, David Wyatt: Method and system for dynamically controlling a display refresh rate. Nvidia Corporation, Patterson & Sheridan, December 18, 2012: US08334857 (9 worldwide citation)

A method and system are implemented to dynamically control a display refresh rate. Specifically, one embodiment of the present invention sets forth a method, which comprises the steps of driving a display device at a first refresh rate over a period of time, measuring a number of first content frame ...


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Duncan A Riach, Michael A Ogrinc, Tyvis C Cheung: Bus protocol for transferring pixel data between chips. NVIDIA Corporation, Patterson & Sheridan, November 1, 2011: US08049761 (7 worldwide citation)

One embodiment of the present invention sets forth a protocol for packing and transferring pixel data between integrated circuits. The data transfer protocol may be used between a graphics processing unit and a video output encoder unit. The data transfers may include up to 20 pixels per arbitration ...


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David Wyatt, Michael A Ogrinc, Brett T Hannigan: System, method and computer program product for adjusting a refresh rate of a display for power savings. NVIDIA Corporation, Zilka Kotab PC, May 15, 2012: US08179388 (5 worldwide citation)

A display refresh system, method and computer program product are provided. In use, a refresh rate is adjusted for power saving purposes, and/or any other purpose(s) for that matter. Further, various embodiments are provided for reducing visual manifestations associated with a transition between a f ...


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Stephen D Lew, Michael A Ogrinc: Backlight dimming and LCD amplitude boost. NVIDIA Corporation, Patterson & Sheridan, October 9, 2012: US08284152 (3 worldwide citation)

Embodiments of the present invention generally provide m Methods and apparatus for reducing power consumption of backlit displays are described. Power consumption is reduced by dimming backlighting by a first scale factor and boosting pixel values by a second scale factor to compensate for the dimmi ...