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9001274 Image processing method  
An image processing method for processing an input image is provided. The image processing method includes: performing a plurality of first imaging processing operations on the input image to...
8830402 Image processing circuit and method thereof  
An image processing circuit and a method thereof are provided herein. The image processing circuit has a first scaling circuit, one or more line buffers, a first sharpness circuit, a second...
8797364 Display device and display control method  
When a display position for any of a plurality of images is designated using a touch panel, an instruction accepting section enlarges, for a predetermined period of time, an area for accepting the...
8570443 Image processing circuit and method thereof  
An image processing circuit and a method thereof are provided herein. The image processing circuit has a first scaling circuit, a plurality of line buffers, a first sharpness circuit, a second...
8554007 Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and computer-readable storage medium for computer program  
An image processing apparatus includes a storage that stores, therein, edge position data indicating the position of a first edge image that represents a first edge of a first object image...
8468021 System and method for writing digits in words and pronunciation of numbers, fractions, and units  
Disclosed is a system and method for converting a digital number to text and for pronouncing the digital number. The system includes a filtration system for determining whether the digital number...
8330760 Modifying glyph outlines  
Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on a computer storage medium, for modifying glyphs. In one aspect, a method includes receiving a glyph outline for a glyph to...
7944581 Imposition systems, methods and drivers for printer products  
Imposition system and drivers for printer products prepare a document for printing by receiving an electronic document to be printed, determining a smallest font size of the text of at least a...
7852496 Printer driver, apparatus, and method for converting character fonts when printing data to a reduced number of pages  
A computer readable recording medium storing a printer driver causing a computer to execute a process for generating, based on printing target data, printing data and sending to a printing device,...
7719536 Glyph adjustment in high resolution raster while rendering  
Methods and apparatus, including computer program products, that implement a method for glyph adjustment in high resolution raster while rendering. In one aspect, a method includes the actions of...
7602390 Edge detection based stroke adjustment  
Methods and apparatus, including computer program products, implementing and using techniques for rendering a glyph to make it more readable. In an implementation, a glyph associated with a font...
7532216 Method of scaling a graphic character  
A graphic character that has a character matrix with a number of character units that are indivisible at least in either a horizontal direction or a vertical direction is scaled by dividing the...
7508374 Electronic appliance having magnifying-glass display function, display controlling method, and display control program  
In a portable telephone, a sensor constructed of, for example, a 3-axial acceleration sensor is built in the vicinity of a display unit which is provided on a main body of the portable telephone....
7417619 Determining a minimum size of presentation data  
The system, method and program of the invention enables a presentation authoring tool, that is used to create presentation data for later projection, to determine a recommended font size for the...
7408555 Adjusted Stroke Rendering  
Methods and apparatus implementing and using techniques for rendering a stroke (e.g., a line or glyph). An initial adjustment value can be calculated for the stroke, and an offset amount...
7348991 Video/graphics text mode enhancement method for digitally processed data  
A text enhancement unit is introduced in order to alleviate the degradation of text characters on computer or television displays. The text enhancement unit uses an enhancement process to regain...
7348983 Method and apparatus for text image stretching  
A method and apparatus for horizontally expanding a video graphics adapter (VGA) text character display image to fully fill the screen of a flat panel display. Cell lines for each character are...
7307647 Computer system, display control apparatus, display apparatus, display control method, recording medium, and program transmission apparatus  
To allow for switching between a normal display and a zoom display by a simple operation, thereby providing both of a large amount of information by high resolution and high visibility of the...
7242404 Enlargement of font characters  
A character within a font is enlarged to a desired size by first determining whether the font contains existing or predefined variants of the character having the desired size. If no appropriately...
7170528 Fast glyph rendering for vector based fonts  
A method of rendering a glyph of a vector-based font comprises the steps of: generating a MIP map for a glyph, where the MIP map comprises at least one level having a plurality of pixels and where...
6995749 Auto font magnification mechanism  
According to one embodiment, a handheld device is disclosed. The handheld device includes a housing, a display mounted within the housing, and a font magnification mechanism. The font...
6992671 Method and apparatus for compressing Bezier descriptions of letterforms in outline fonts using vector quantization techniques  
Vector quantization provides font contour data reduction. Characters are defined in a font collection using segmented outline forms and common references stored to curve segments for similar...
6927773 Font processing device, terminal device, font processing method, and font processing program  
The invention provides a font processing device. In font enlargement, a target font to be enlarged or reduced is divided into columns or rows, and a cost is calculated based on the pixel pattern...
6876397 Menu display apparatus  
A menu display apparatus including a selection unit for inputting data for selecting an arbitrary one of a plurality of menu items respectively assigned with numbers which are displayed on a...
6836271 Boldfaced character-displaying method and display equipment employing the boldfaced character-displaying method  
Character data to be displayed is obtained. The obtained character data is boldfaced by increasing a character line width of the obtained character data in a first direction by an amount...
6816170 System and method for robust and efficient resizing of simple polygons  
A system and method are disclosed that enable robust resizing of a simple polygon in a computationally inexpensive manner. A preferred embodiment is operable to handle various resizing events that...
6657626 Font controlling method and apparatus  
A font controlling method and apparatus in a so-called on-screen display (OSD), in which, when displaying letters or the like of different languages, well-balanced high-quality display that is...
6606103 Infinite resolution scheme for graphical user interface object  
A method and system for creating a controllable, shaped, and scalable graphical user interface (“GUI”) object for use in an application program displayed on a computer. An infinite resolution...
6556204 Image processing devices and methods  
An image processor is composed of a game device body, an operation panel and a display. The game device body is composed of a data processor 12 and a memory 12. The data processor realizes a hit...
6525734 Display control apparatus, display control method and computer program product  
A display control apparatus controls attributes of characters to be displayed on a display unit. The display control apparatus includes a storage storing predetermined attributes, and a converter...
6392660 Apparatus and method for displaying zoomed version of stored image by displaying and shifting based on pixel overlap  
A method of displaying a zoomed version of stored image on a display, where the stored image is defined by a set of data entries mapped to respective pixels of the display. The stored image is...
6384828 Digital processing apparatus and method for use in enlarging the size of an image displayed on a 2D fixed-pixel screen  
Apparatus comprising a logic member and a shear member incorporating an upsampler are used to enlarge the number of pixels in at least one image dimension by a factor F=N/M, where N is a first...
6377262 Rendering sub-pixel precision characters having widths compatible with pixel precision characters  
Image data processing and image rendering methods and systems whereby images are displayed on display devices having pixels with separately controllable pixel sub-components. Images, such as text...
5521614 Method and apparatus for expanding and centering VGA text and graphics  
A method and apparatus for expanding a video graphics adapter (VGA) text character to fully fill the screen of a flat panel display. The present invention stores binary information representing a...
5519412 Pattern processing method  
A pattern processing apparatus comprises: a first memory which has character pattern data as coordinate array points and stores data indicating whether the coordinate points are the points...
5122789 Video display controller for enlarging visual images depending upon display unit  
A video display controller supplies a raster address signal to a video memory for sequentially reading out a series of video data codes, and comprises a first data register for memorizing a...
5016000 CRT character display apparatus employing double height algorithm  
A data display arrangement in which each of a number of different characters displayed on a CRT is defined by selected dots of a dot matrix. The stored character information from which character...
4962465 Character processor provided with dot pattern correcting function  
A character processor for reading a source character from a character generator and outputting it to an output unit after editing. It is provided with a dot pattern correcting function, which...
4682161 Variable size character display without loss of obscured character positions  
A data display arrangement in which selected characters arranged in rows of characters which are displayed on the screen of a CRT can be enlarged selectively at the expense of obscuring other...
4644319 Addresser designation character pattern generation apparatus for facsimile transmission  
Scan lines of characters designating the name and address of a facsimile transmitting station or the like are stored in a read only memory (54). The scan lines are read out of the memory (54) and...
4573199 Kanji/Chinese font generation by scaling  
A method of data compression which allows an enlarged font of complex characters to be produced by scaling from data representing a stored font of complex characters is disclosed. The scaling...
4321596 Method of aligning videotex characters and device for carrying out such a method  
A method of aligning videotex characters on the screen of a television set, said characters being arranged in horizontal rows each occupying a number of scanning lines, wherein the vertical...
4314244 Multiple height proportioned character generation  
A system and method for generating properly proportioned alphanumeric characters and symbols in two vertical heights with a single character generator and a minimum of associated circuitry. The...
4242678 Variable size character generation using neighborhood-derived shapes  
Method and apparatus for expanding point matrix characters. For each member of a character set there is stored a basic character matrix defining the character in its lowest magnification. A shape...
4129860 Apparatus for forming a character by a matrix pattern of picture elements  
An apparatus for forming a character in which picture elements as indication elements are formed in the shape of a matrix to create a character, such as a letter, a numeral, a symbol or the like,...
4107786 Character size changing device  
A signal converter for use in a recording or displaying device which can be used to change the size of characters to be recorded or displayed. By using instruction signals or enlargement codes, a...
4107662 Character generator for visual display devices  
Binary patterns that define alphanumeric characters for display are stored in a character pattern memory in a size that is smaller than the pattern that will be needed for display purposes. Each...
4087808 Display monitor for computer numerical control systems  
A cathode ray tube display for use in computer numerical control systems is provided with means for selectively displaying alphanumeric characters in normal size or in magnified size. An address...
3921164 Character generator for a high resolution dot matrix display  
A character generator for a dot-matrix type alpha-numeric display device whereby the resolution of the characters to be displayed is greatly increased without a corresponding increase in the size...
3878536 APPARATUS FOR IMPROVING THE SHAPE OF CHARACTERS FORMED BY A ROW AND COLUMN COORDINATE MATRIX FOR DISPLAY ON A CATHODE-RAY TUBE  
An addressing circuit arrangement for character display apparatus in which the characters are composed in a matrix form. When doubling the character height extra elements are added on either side...

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