US Patent No: 6,016,363

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Image information encoding/decoding system

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A bit train of a plurality of continuous pixels is compressed according to a new run-length compression scheme. In this run-length compression scheme, the run information of one unit of compression includes run-length information indicating the continuous number of the same pixel data blocks, or the number of pixels followed, and pixel data having a two-bit configuration for discriminating three or more colors of the pixels.

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KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBATOKYO39845

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Kikuchi, Shinichi Yokohama, JP 402 4159
Kitamura, Tetsuya Yasu, JP 58 1654
Mimura, Hideki Yokohama, JP 296 3871
Taira, Kazuhiko Yokohama, JP 279 3142

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