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1. (EP1908293) VIDEO GAME SYSTEM USING PRE-ENCODED MACRO-BLOCKS

Office : European Patent Office
Application Number: 06773714 Application Date: 19.06.2006
Publication Number: 1908293 Publication Date: 09.04.2008
Publication Kind : B1
Designated States: AT, BE, BG, CH, CY, CZ, DE, DK, EE, ES, FI, FR, GB, GR, HU, IE, IS, IT, LI, LT, LU, LV, MC, NL, PL, PT, RO, SE, SI, SK, TR
Prior PCT appl.: Application Number:US2006024195 ; Publication Number: Click to see the data
IPC:
H04N 7/26
A63F 13/10
G07F 17/32
H ELECTRICITY
04
ELECTRIC COMMUNICATION TECHNIQUE
N
PICTORIAL COMMUNICATION, e.g. TELEVISION
7
Television systems
24
Systems for the transmission of television signals using pulse code modulation
26
using bandwidth reduction
A HUMAN NECESSITIES
63
SPORTS; GAMES; AMUSEMENTS
F
CARD, BOARD, OR ROULETTE GAMES; INDOOR GAMES USING SMALL MOVING PLAYING BODIES; GAMES NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR
13
Aspects of games using an electronically generated display having two or more dimensions, e.g. on a television screen, showing representations related to the game
10
Control of the course of the game, e.g. start, progress, end
G PHYSICS
07
CHECKING-DEVICES
F
COIN-FREED OR LIKE APPARATUS
17
Coin-freed apparatus for hiring articles; Coin-freed facilities or services
32
for games, toys, sports, or amusements
CPC:
H04N 19/124
A63F 13/12
A63F 13/355
A63F 2300/406
A63F 2300/407
A63F 2300/409
A63F 2300/534
A63F 2300/538
A63F 2300/66
H04N 19/132
H04N 19/156
H04N 19/162
H04N 19/17
H04N 19/174
H04N 19/176
H04N 19/20
H04N 19/23
H04N 19/61
Applicants: TAG NETWORKS INC
Inventors: CRAIG ROBERT
MERCER CLIFFORD WAYNE
SIGMUND ULRICH
Priority Data: 17818205 08.07.2005 US
17818305 08.07.2005 US
17818905 08.07.2005 US
2006024195 19.06.2006 US
Title: (DE) VIDEOSPIELSYSTEM MIT VORCODIERTEN MAKROBLÖCKEN
(EN) VIDEO GAME SYSTEM USING PRE-ENCODED MACRO-BLOCKS
(FR) SYSTEME DE JEUX VIDEO METTANT EN OEUVRE DES MACRO-BLOCS CODES AU PREALABLE
Abstract: front page image
(EN) A method and related system of generating a frame of video is disclosed. In the method, a request is received. The frame of video is generated using a plurality of pre- encoded macro-blocks. The frame of video is compatible with an MPEG compression standard. The plurality of pre-encoded macro-blocks are pre-encoded prior to the request. In some embodiments, the request initiates a video game.
(FR) L'invention concerne un procédé et un système associé permettant de produire une trame vidéo. Dans le procédé, une demande est reçue. La trame vidéo est produite au moyen d'une pluralité de macro-blocs codés au préalable. La trame vidéo est compatible avec une norme de compression MPEG. La pluralité de macro-blocs codés au préalable sont codés au préalable avant la demande. Dans quelques modes de réalisation, la demande déclenche un jeu vidéo.
Also published as:
JP2009503921CN101637023IN214/MUMNP/2008WO/2007/008356