US Patent No: 6,639,943

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Hybrid temporal-SNR fine granular scalability video coding

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The present invention is directed to fine granular coding technique that includes both quality and temporal scalability. This is accomplished by utilizing a hybrid temporal/SNR scalability structure that is readily adaptable to fine granular coding techniques. In one example of this structure, temporal enhancement frames and FGS enhancement frames are included in a single enhancement layer. In another example, two distinct enhancement layers are used to achieve the hybrid temporal-SNR scalability. The two layers include a temporal scalability layer to achieve the temporal enhancement for the base-layer (i.e., better motion), while an FGS layer is used to improve the quality SNR of the base-layer and/or the temporal-scalability enhancement layer.

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FUNAI ELECTRIC CO., LTD.OSAKA2810

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Chen, Yingwei Briarcliff Manor, NY 78 857
Radha, Hayder East Lansing, MI 50 952
Van, Der Schaar Mihaela Ossining, NY 75 729

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