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David A Ackley, Gerald D Rogers, Peter H Macourek, Karl M Guttag, Ki Suk Chang: Video display processor. Texas Instruments Incorporated, Andrew J Dillon, Stephen S Sadacca, Melvin Sharp, January 6, 1981: US04243984 (149 worldwide citation)

A digital computing system is disclosed having a monolithic microprocessor, a versatile input/output subsystem, a multi-medium memory subsystem, and a video display subsystem with audio generating capability. In the memory subsystem, a balanced mix of dynamic RAM, P-channel MOS ROM and N-channel MOS ...


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Nicola J Fedele: Computer device display system using conditionally asynchronous memory accessing by video display controller. General Electric Company, William Squire, James C Davis Jr, Paul R Webb II, August 15, 1989: US04858107 (56 worldwide citation)

A computer system has a central processing unit and a video display processor both of which must directly access the system memory. The display processor must access the memory once in a given time period which time period is long enough that several accesses by the central processing unit and the d ...


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Sanford S Lum, Keping Chen, Samuel L C Wong, Dwayne R Bennett, Michael A Alford: Host CPU independent video processing unit. ATI Technologies, Pascal & Associates, August 11, 1998: US05793445 (47 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a video display processor comprised apparatus for receiving digital input signal components of a signal to be displayed, apparatus for converting the components to a desired format, apparatus for scaling and blending the signals in the desired format, apparatus for o ...


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Michael Kahn: Adjustable video display window. Matsushita Electric Industrial, RatnerPrestia, January 13, 2004: US06678009 (40 worldwide citation)

A method of generating an adjustable video display window from an on screen display (OSD) bitmap is provided. The adjustable video display window masks undesirable video artifacts from a video display. The method includes generating an image pattern, the image pattern being produced by a video displ ...


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Dongil Han: HDTV video display processor. LG Electronics, Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch, July 16, 2002: US06421094 (39 worldwide citation)

A HDTV video processor includes a data input part for processing the video data having different image formats, format information and control signals; a memory interfacer for imaging the access to the memory, a format converter converting the input data format to the output data format, an On Scree ...


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Gerard Chauvel: System for displaying graphic information on video screen employing video display processor. Texas Instruments Incorporated, William E Hiller, N Rhys Merrett, Melvin Sharp, January 17, 1989: US04799146 (35 worldwide citation)

A system which interprets the contents of address and data fields provided by a central processing unit 1 which controls the display. The address fields are selectively interpreted to obtain a direct access by the central processing unit to a general system memory 5, or so as to constitute instructi ...


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Yoshiaki Tanaka, Mamoru Inami, Zenju Otsuki: Spectrum display device for audio signals. Victor Company of Japan, Lowe Price LeBlanc Becker & Shur, May 12, 1987: US04665494 (29 worldwide citation)

An input audio signal is AD converted into digital signals which are processed by a central processing unit (CPU) in which Fast Fourier Transform (FFT) operation and power spectrum calculation are effected. As a result power spectrum data is obtained, and then position determination is effected to d ...


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Kazuhiko Nishi, Takatoshi Ishii, Ryozo Yamashita, Shigemitsu Yamaoka, Takatoshi Okumura, Minoru Morimoto: Video display control system. Ascii Corporation, Nippon Gakki Seizo Kabushiki Kaisha, Cushman Darby & Cushman, December 9, 1986: US04628467 (29 worldwide citation)

A video display control system comprises a video display processor (VDP) which is capable of accessing to a video RAM (VRAM) at an extremely high-speed. The VRAM used in this system comprises first and second dynamic RAMs each having an address input terminal to which row address data and column add ...


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Joe F Sexton: Video display processor having an integral composite video generator. Texas Instruments Incorporated, Robert D Marshall Jr, Leo N Heiting, Melvin S Sharp, April 14, 1981: US04262302 (24 worldwide citation)

A digital computing system is disclosed having a monolithic microprocessor, a versatile input/output subsystem, a multi-medium capability. In the memory subsystem, a balanced mix of dynamic RAM, P-channel MOS ROM and N-channel MOS ROM are included to minimize cost without sacrificing performance. In ...


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Kazuhiko Nishi, Takatoshi Ishii, Ryozo Yamashita, Shigemitsu Yamaoka, Takatoshi Okumura: Video display controller. Ascii Corporation, Nippon Gakki Seizo Kabushiki Kaisha, Cushman Darby & Cushman, April 12, 1988: US04737772 (24 worldwide citation)

A video display processor (VDP) produces a video signal by which a black and white image of an increased gradation can be displayed on a video display unit. The VDP reads from a video RAM (VRAM) either color codes each representative of a color of each display element, or amplitude data representati ...