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1. WO2007008356 - VIDEO GAME SYSTEM USING PRE-ENCODED MACRO-BLOCKS

Publication Number WO/2007/008356
Publication Date 18.01.2007
International Application No. PCT/US2006/024195
International Filing Date 19.06.2006
Chapter 2 Demand Filed 08.05.2007
IPC
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
H04N 7/26 (2006.01)
A63F 13/10 (2006.01)
G07F 17/32 (2006.01)
CPC
A63F 13/12
A63F 13/355
A63F 2300/406
A63F 2300/407
A63F 2300/409
A63F 2300/534
Applicants
  • TAG NETWORKS, INC. [US/US]; 1937 Landings Drive, Building H Mountain View, CA 94043, US (AllExceptUS)
  • CRAIG, Robert [US/US]; US (UsOnly)
  • MERCER, Clifford, Wayne [US/US]; US (UsOnly)
  • SIGMUND, Ulrich [DE/DE]; DE (UsOnly)
Inventors
  • CRAIG, Robert; US
  • MERCER, Clifford, Wayne; US
  • SIGMUND, Ulrich; DE
Agents
  • WILLIAMS, Gary, S. ; Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP 2 Palo Alto Square 3000 El Camino Real, Suite 700 Palo Alto, CA 94306, US
Priority Data
11/178,18208.07.2005US
11/178,18308.07.2005US
11/178,18908.07.2005US
Publication Language English (EN)
Filing Language English (EN)
Designated States
Title
(EN) VIDEO GAME SYSTEM USING PRE-ENCODED MACRO-BLOCKS
(FR) SYSTEME DE JEUX VIDEO METTANT EN OEUVRE DES MACRO-BLOCS CODES AU PREALABLE
Abstract
(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.
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