US Patent No: 5,757,343

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Apparatus allowing continuous adjustment of luminance of a plasma display panel

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A luminance adjusting apparatus for a plasma display panel allows an adjustment of the luminance of a whole panel in a continuous manner. An adjustment to the number of times of light emission and a gain adjustment to pixel data are performed in association with each other in response to a luminance adjustment.

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Patent Owner(s)

Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
PANASONIC CORPORATIONOSAKA, JP14030
PIONEER ELECTRONIC CORPORATIONTOKYO2957

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Nagakubo, Tetsuro Tokyo, JP 65 258

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