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Tohei Nitta: Animated electronic meeting place. Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories, Robert K Tendler, September 13, 1994: US05347306 (775 worldwide citation)

A network-based animated electronic meeting place is provided for business meetings, education, simulated classrooms, casual encounters, personal meetings, art auctions, parties and game playing, which includes a terminal for each participant on the network and local prestored animation graphics, wi ...


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James T Tsevdos, Ross L Cook, Nancy Lee Ring, Robert S Barnhill, Glen E Hamblin, Kenneth L Milsted, Craig N Kindell, Susan Elizabeth Waefler, Carlos Portela, Brent C Anderson: Digital information accessing, delivery and production system. International Business Systems Incorporated, March 31, 1998: US05734719 (463 worldwide citation)

A digital data on-demand turnkey system at a customer premise wherein N number of sewers provide for 100% of content distribution of remotely stored digitized information, which information may be previewed in real-time, and product incorporating selected digitized information can be manufactured on ...


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Robert D Widergren, Wen Hsiung Chen, Stanley C Fralick, Andrew G Tescher: Digital video compression system and methods utilizing scene adaptive coding with rate buffer feedback. Compression Labs, David B Harrison, November 24, 1981: US04302775 (420 worldwide citation)

A digital video compression system and its methods for compressing digitalized video signals in real time at rates up to NTSC color broadcast rates are disclosed. The system compressor receives digitalized video frames divided into subframes, performs in a single pass a spatial domain to transform d ...


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Gary A Demos: Moving image compression quality enhancement using displacement filters with negative lobes. Dolby Laboratories Licensing Corporation, Fish & Richardson P C, April 27, 2004: US06728317 (412 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for image compression using temporal and resolution layering of compressed image frames. In particular, layered compression allows a form of modularized decomposition of an image that supports flexible application of a variety of image enhancement techniques. Further, the inve ...


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Edward A Krause, Woo H Paik: Apparatus and method for adaptively compressing successive blocks of digital video. General Instrument Corporation, Barry R Lipsitz, February 25, 1992: US05091782 (379 worldwide citation)

The compression of successive blocks of digital data is optimized by selecting between different compression algorithms or different data formats on a block-by-block basis. In one application, digitized interlaced video signals are processed for transmission in a compressed form. A set of pixel data ...


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William N Guetz, Keshoolal Bakhru, Fredric W Ritchey: Continuously adaptive digital video compression system and method for a web streamer. Cubic Video Technologies, Frank D Gilliam, July 18, 2000: US06091777 (365 worldwide citation)

A cost effective continuously adaptive digital video system and method for compressing color video data for moving images. The method describes capturing an analog video frame and digitizing the image into a preferred source input format for compression using a combination of unique lossy and lossle ...


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James O Normille, Chia L Yeh, Daniel W Wright, Ke Chiang C Chu: Encoding/decoding moving images with forward and backward keyframes for forward and reverse display. Apple Computer, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, November 30, 1993: US05267334 (333 worldwide citation)

A method of removing frame redundancy in a computer system for a sequence of moving images. The method comprises detecting a first scene change in the sequence of moving images and generating a first keyframe containing complete scene information for a first image. The first keyframe is known, in a ...


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Alfonse A Acampora, Robert J Siracusa: Apparatus for segmenting encoded video signal for transmission. General Electric Company, Joseph S Tripoli, Eric P Herrmann, Ronald H Kurdyla, December 1, 1992: US05168356 (288 worldwide citation)

A vide signal encoding system includes apparatus for segmenting encoded video data into transport blocks for signal transmission. The transport block format enhances signal recovery at the receiver by virtue of providing header data from which a receiver can determine re-entry points into the data s ...


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Robert D Widergren, Wen Hsiung Chen, Stanley C Fralick, Andrew G Tescher: Digital video compression system and methods utilizing scene adaptive coding with rate buffer feedback. Compression Labs, David B Harrison, July 19, 1983: US04394774 (275 worldwide citation)

A digital video compression and expansion system and its methods for compressing and expanding digitalized video signals in real time at rates up to NTSC color broadcast rates are disclosed. The system compressor receives digitalized video frames divided into subframes, performs in a single pass a s ...


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Dipankar Raychaudhuri, Joel W Zdepski, Glenn A Reitmeier, Charles M Wine: An HDTV compression system. General Electric Company, Joseph S Tripoli, Eric P Herrmann, Ronald H Kurdyla, June 16, 1992: US05122875 (274 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for encoding/decoding a HDTV signal for e.g., terrestrial transmission includes a compression circuit responsive to high definition video source signals for providing ierarchically layered codewords CW representing compressed video data and associated codewords T, defining the types of dat ...