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Peter C Michael, Richard J Taylor, Martin R Trump: Picture processing system for television. Micro Consultants, Dowell and Dowell, July 31, 1979: US04163249 (90 worldwide citation)

A T.V. picture processing system comprising an input arrangement for receiving T.V. picture information and converting it into a form suitable for an input processor. The input processor modifies the size of the picture from information received from the input arrangement. A store is provided for st ...


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Peter C Michael, Richard J Taylor, Martin R Trump: Video noise reduction. Micro Consultants, Dowell & Dowell, December 16, 1980: US04240106 (50 worldwide citation)

A video noise reduction system including a coefficient modifier for modifying at least a portion of the incoming video information. Video storage is provided to store the modified information and an adder is provided for adding at least a portion of incoming picture information with at least a porti ...


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Peter C Michael, Richard J Taylor, Paul R N Kellar: T.V. Picture freeze system. Micro Consultants, Dowell & Dowell, June 9, 1981: US04272787 (48 worldwide citation)

A T.V. picture freeze system capable of capturing a video frame comprising first and second fields. Movement is detected between fields for each picture point and data indicative of any movement is stored and is used on read out to determine whether the picture information is taken from a single fie ...


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Richard J Taylor, Peter C Michael: Control arrangement for video synchronizers. Quantel, Dowell & Dowell, October 23, 1979: US04172264 (47 worldwide citation)

A video control arrangement for a synchronizer includes a joystick for moving the T.V. picture in at least one plane to a first selected position. A memory arrangement receives and holds information on the location of the first preselected position which can be recalled later to effect automatic mov ...


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Peter C Michael: T.V. Special effects generator. Micro Consultants, Dowell & Dowell, June 8, 1982: US04334245 (44 worldwide citation)

A T.V. special effects generator which includes a store for a video image and a coefficient processor connected to the store which synthesises picture points from the stored video image to provide a processed image which has a shape dependent on mask data controlling this picture point synthesis whi ...


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Peter C Michael, Richard J Taylor, Martin R Trump: Picture manipulation in video systems. Micro Consultants, Dowell & Dowell, December 16, 1980: US04240113 (32 worldwide citation)

A video system and method for manipulating picture information in the form of a number of picture points. The information is manipulated by sequentially synthesizing a picture point from information on a number of existing picture points adjacent the synthesized picture point from at least one field ...


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Peter C Michael, Richard J Taylor, Martin R Trump: Video movement detection. Micro Consultants, Dowell & Dowell, December 16, 1980: US04240109 (29 worldwide citation)

A movement detection method and system capable of detecting picture point movement in portions of a picture in the presence of noise. Each picture point within the frame in turn is examined with a corresponding picture point from the previous frame to detect when movement has occurred for that parti ...


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Peter C Michael, Richard J Taylor, Martin R Trump: Television standards conversion. Micro Consultants, Dowell & Dowell, December 16, 1980: US04240101 (27 worldwide citation)

Digital standards conversion from one T.V. line standard to another including a processor for synthesizing picture points from adjacent picture point information derived from video signals from at least one field and a digital persistence arrangement for effecting movement interpolation between inco ...


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Martin R Trump, Peter C Michael, Richard J Taylor: Video noise reduction systems. Micro Consultants, Dowell & Dowell, June 23, 1981: US04275418 (19 worldwide citation)

A video noise reduction system for incoming video information from a plurality of picture points. A first processor is capable of synthesizing each picture point from incoming picture point information from adjacent picture points to provide noise reduced picture information. A store is provided for ...


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Peter C Michael: T.V. apparatus for movement control. Micro Consultants, Dowell & Dowell, January 15, 1985: US04494140 (17 worldwide citation)

A video processing system for reducing data content requirements along a transmission path. A movement processor which includes a framestore is capable of detecting both interfield and interframe movement and uses this to manipulate the data so as to inhibit or attenuate the movement content so that ...