Resources Contact Us Home
Browse by: INVENTOR PATENT HOLDER PATENT NUMBER DATE
 
 
Methods and apparatus for reducing storage size










Image Number 12 for United States Patent #7936932.

Prediction-based compression engines are spoon-fed with sequentially efficiently compressible (SEC) streams of input data that make it possible for the compression engines to more efficiently compress or otherwise compact the incoming data than would be possible with streams of input data accepted on a TV-raster scan basis. Various techniques are disclosed for intentionally forming SEC input data streams. Among these are the tight packing of alike files or fragments into concatenation suitcases and the decomposition of files into substantially predictably consistent (SPC) fragments or segments that are routed to different suitcases according to their type. In a graphics-directed embodiment, image frames are partitioned into segment areas that are internally SPC and multidirectional walks (i.e., U-turning walks) are defined in the segment areas where these defined walks are traced during compression and also during decompression. A variety of pre-compression data transformation methods are disclosed for causing apparently random data sequences to appear more compressibly alike to each other. The methods are usable in systems that permit substantially longer times for data compaction operations than for data decompaction operations.








 
 
  Recently Added Patents
Methods of diagnosing a plasmodium infection
Reovirus for the treatment of cellular proliferative disorders
Tomlinson Harashima precoding with additional receiver processing in a multi-user multiple-input multiple-output wireless transmission system
Methods and systems for determining the reliability of transaction
Notebook computer
Architectural panel with Tarwe and grass
Electronic device
  Randomly Featured Patents
Fuser member coating having self-releasing fluorocarbon matrix outer layer
Discharge tube, ferrule, lighting device, display device and television receiver
Signature e-mail attachment printing
Motor control circuit with continuous phase control
Expert call analyzer and next generation telephony network configuration system
Massage roller ball
Method of coating conductors with solutions of polyvinyl acetals
Method, system, and storage device for managing trading network packages for a plurality of trading networks
Squeeze composition for restoring isolation
Continuous concentration system and method for volatile organic compounds using moving-bed reactor