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Ken Kutaragi, Makoto Furuhashi, Masakazu Suzuoki, Koji Kageyama: Apparatus for generating, recording or reproducing sound source data. Sony Corporation, Philip M Shaw Jr, February 4, 1992: US05086475 (93 worldwide citation)


An apparatus for looping or data-compressing sampled waveform data digitized from musical sound signals (or the like) to produce sound source data, recording the sound source data on a storage medium, and reading out the sound source data from the storage medium for reproduction. To eliminate amplit ...


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Ken Kutaragi, Makoto Furuhashi, Toshiya Ishibashi: Digital audio signal generating apparatus. Sony Corporation, Philip M Shaw Jr, May 5, 1992: US05111530 (51 worldwide citation)


A digital audio signal generating apparatus suitable for the application to electronic musical instruments, sound effect generators for amusement machines and the like. This digital audio signal generating apparatus has a signal processing section and a memory used to perform a speech synthesis, whe ...


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Makoto Furuhashi: Optical recording disc with compressed audio PCM data interleaved with video data. Sony Corporation, Jay H Maioli, July 23, 1996: US05539716 (40 worldwide citation)


Compressed audio signal data on a CD-ROM disc at a data transfer rate higher than the standard rate. Information indicating the increased data transfer rate is recorded on the disc, and the compressed audio signal data as recorded are interleaved on the disc are interleaved in accordance with the in ...


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Makoto Furuhashi: Method of and apparatus for processing information, and providing medium. Sony Computer Entertainment, Paul A Guss, May 20, 2003: US06567908 (33 worldwide citation)


An information processing apparatus has a DRAM for storing at least predetermined data, a system bus to which the DRAM is connected, a CPU for controlling the DRAM, and a CPU bus to which the CPU is connected. The information processing apparatus also has an SRAM connected to the system bus and the ...


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Makoto Furuhashi: Method for recording and reproducing compressed audio PCM data on and from optical disc using adjustable interleaving factor. Sony Corporation, Jay H Maioli, February 14, 1995: US05390158 (20 worldwide citation)


Compressed audio signal data are recorded on a CD-ROM disc at a data transfer rate higher than the standard rate. Information indicating the increased data transfer rate is recorded on the disc, and the compressed audio signal data as recorded are interleaved on the disc in accordance with; the incr ...


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Makoto Furuhashi, Masakazu Suzuoki, Ken Kutaragi: Signal processing method and sound source data forming apparatus. Sony Corporation, Philip M Shaw Jr, Limbach & Limbach, July 4, 1995: US05430241 (19 worldwide citation)


A method for processing a digital signal produced by digitizing an analog signal such as a musical instrument sound signal, and an apparatus for producing sound source data. When the input signal contains a periodically repetitive waveform portion, the fundamental frequency and its high harmonic com ...


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Masakazu Suzuoki, Makoto Furuhashi: Texture mapping image processing method and apparatus. Sony Corporation, Jay H Maioli, July 16, 1996: US05537224 (19 worldwide citation)


Image processing method and apparatus for producing an image from image data provides an image memory including a drawing area to store image data of an object to be drawn and a texture area to store texture data to decorate the object, a supply circuit for supplying image data to the image memory, ...


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Masakazu Suzuoki, Makoto Furuhashi, Masayoshi Tanaka, Teiji Yutaka: Method of producing image data and associated recording medium. Sony Corporation, Fulwider Patton Lee & Utecht, May 30, 2000: US06069635 (17 worldwide citation)


A data format is provided capable of assigning a desired color lookup table (CLUT) to a texture pattern of each polygon drawn on a two-dimensional display screen. Assuming that TPF represents a pixel depth of the texture pattern, when TPF is 00, 01, and 10, the format (CLUT) is applied of a 4-bit mo ...


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Makoto Furuhashi, Masakazu Suzuoki, Akio Ohba, Masaaki Oka, Teiji Yutaka, Masayoshi Tanaka: Method and apparatus for producing a polygonal image representation through operation of plotting commands on image data. Sony Corporation, William S Frommer, Frommer Lawrence & Haug, July 21, 1998: US05784070 (17 worldwide citation)


Methods and apparatus for generating image data are provided. A memory and a data processor are coupled with a system bus. In certain embodiments a data expanding apparatus is also coupled to the system bus and compressed data are transferred to the data expanding apparatus via the system bus and de ...


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Masakazu Suzuoki, Makoto Furuhashi: Apparatus and method for providing texture of a moving image to a surface of an object to be displayed. Sony Corporation, Jay H Maioli, September 7, 1999: US05949969 (17 worldwide citation)


Image processing method and apparatus for producing an image from image data provides an image memory including a drawing area to store image data of an object to be drawn and a texture area to store texture data to decorate the object, a supply circuit for supplying image data to the image memory, ...



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