US Patent No: 5,353,403

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Graphic display processing apparatus and method for improving the speed and efficiency of a window system

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A graphic display processing apparatus which includes having a CPU, a VRAM and a display controller, a data operation unit, an access cycle generator, an address generator and a sequential transfer sequencer. The graphic display processing apparatus also includes a mask pattern generator, dot mask generator and data position transformer. In the graphic display processing apparatus block transfer and character drawing are performed at high speeds, thereby making a window system more practical and offering comfortable operational environment to the user.

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Patent Owner(s)

Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
HITACHI CHUBU SOFTWARE, LTD.TOKYO13
HITACHI, LTD.TOKYO31537
HITACHI SOFTWARE ENGINEERING CO., LTD.TOKYO255

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Hirata, Sunao Seto, JP 3 35
Kitahara, Jun Chiba, JP 88 1105
Kohiyama, Tomohisa Yokohama, JP 36 639
Ote, Ichiro Chigasaki, JP 11 478
Oyama, Seiji Seto, JP 4 22
Soen, Takumi Kochi-Shi, JP 3 22

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TECHNIC, INC. (1)
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