Patents by Inventor Christopher Andrew Segall

Christopher Andrew Segall has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Publication number: 20210136377
    Abstract: A video coding device may be configured to perform transform data coding according to one or more of the techniques described herein.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 15, 2021
    Publication date: May 6, 2021
    Inventors: Seung-Hwan KIM, Christopher Andrew SEGALL
  • Publication number: 20210136421
    Abstract: A device may be configured to receive video data including a sequence of frames. The sequence of video frames may have a high frame rate. Frames within the sequence of frames may be modified according to multiple fractional frame rates.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 11, 2017
    Publication date: May 6, 2021
    Inventors: JON ARTHUR FAIRHURST, CHRISTOPHER ANDREW SEGALL, SACHIN G. DESHPANDE, KIRAN MUKESH MISRA
  • Publication number: 20210120275
    Abstract: Method, device, apparatus, and computer-readable storage medium to determine whether video block is a fractional boundary video block (See paragraph [0032] and FIG. 7.) and to partition the fractional boundary video block into inferred partitions using a subset of available partition modes (See paragraph [0033] and FIG. 8.) are disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 26, 2019
    Publication date: April 22, 2021
    Inventors: Kiran Mukesh MISRA, Weijia ZHU, Christopher Andrew SEGALL, Frank BOSSEN
  • Publication number: 20210120239
    Abstract: Systems and methods for applying deblocking filters to reconstructed video data are disclosed. Sample values in adjacent reconstructed video blocks are modified according to multiple passes of a deblocking filter. A filtering pass may correspond to processing or constructing of all or subset of samples to be deblocked. The number of processing or constructing for each sample in a given pass may correspond to the pass index or order.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 25, 2019
    Publication date: April 22, 2021
    Inventors: Weijia ZHU, Kiran Mukesh MISRA, Christopher Andrew SEGALL, Philip COWAN
  • Patent number: 10979706
    Abstract: A method for decoding a bitstream comprising: (a) decoding at least one pictures from the bitstream; and (b) partitioning each of the at least one pictures into a plurality of slices, wherein each of the plurality of slices includes at least one coding units, wherein (c) palette table predictor size of a coding unit of the at least one coding units is set equal to 0 at start of a slice of the plurality of slices.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 5, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 13, 2021
    Assignee: SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Kiran Mukesh Misra, Seung-Hwan Kim, Jie Zhao, Christopher Andrew Segall, Tomohiro Ikai
  • Publication number: 20210105506
    Abstract: A video coding device may be configured to perform deblocking video coding according to one or more of the techniques described herein.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 30, 2020
    Publication date: April 8, 2021
    Inventors: KIRAN MUKESH MISRA, CHRISTOPHER ANDREW SEGALL, PHILIP COWAN, FRANK BOSSEN
  • Publication number: 20210105469
    Abstract: This invention relates to a method of coding video data. The method comprising: determining a largest coding unit size for a picture; determining whether a largest coding unit within a picture is an intra type largest coding unit; and applying a partitioning to the largest coding unit based on whether the largest coding unit is an intra type largest coding unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 22, 2019
    Publication date: April 8, 2021
    Inventors: Kiran Mukesh MISRA, Weijia ZHU, Christopher Andrew SEGALL
  • Publication number: 20210092372
    Abstract: A video coding device may be configured to perform video coding comprising: receiving a video block including sample values for a first component of video data and a second component of video data; partitioning the sample values for the first component of video data and the second component of video data according to a first quad tree binary tree (QTBT) partitioning structure; and for samples values of the first component of video data included in nodes of the first quad tree binary tree associated with an intra prediction type, further partitioning the samples according to a second quad tree binary tree.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 27, 2018
    Publication date: March 25, 2021
    Inventors: Kiran Mukesh MISRA, Jie ZHAO, Christopher Andrew SEGALL, Michael HOROWITZ, Weijia ZHU, Frank BOSSEN
  • Publication number: 20210076034
    Abstract: A video coding device may be configured to perform video coding according to one or more of the techniques described herein. In one example, a method of partitioning video data for video coding, comprises receiving a video block including sample values, determining whether the video block is a fractional boundary video block and partitioning the sample values according to an inferred partitioning using a subset of available partition modes.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 25, 2018
    Publication date: March 11, 2021
    Inventors: Kiran Mukesh MISRA, Weijia ZHU, Christopher Andrew SEGALL
  • Patent number: 10944976
    Abstract: A method of encoding and decoding video data is described. According to an aspect of an invention, luma and chroma components may have separate quadtree plus binary tree (QTBT) structures and a scaling parameter for a chroma coding block is determined based on one or more properties of a luma component.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 11, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 9, 2021
    Assignees: SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA, FG INNOVATION COMPANY LIMITED
    Inventors: Jie Zhao, Seung-Hwan Kim, Kiran Mukesh Misra, Christopher Andrew Segall
  • Patent number: 10931947
    Abstract: A video coding device may be configured to perform transform data coding according to one or more of the techniques described herein.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 25, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 23, 2021
    Assignees: SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA, FG INNOVATION COMPANY LIMITED
    Inventors: Seung-Hwan Kim, Christopher Andrew Segall
  • Publication number: 20210037255
    Abstract: Systems and methods for performing motion vector prediction for video coding are disclosed. A motion vector predictor is determined based at least in part on motion information associated with a selected motion vector predictor origin and offset values corresponding to a selected sampling point. The sampling point is specified according to a set of direction and distance on a sampling map for the motion vector predictor origin.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 24, 2019
    Publication date: February 4, 2021
    Inventors: Byeongdoo CHOI, Kiran Mukesh MISRA, Jie ZHAO, Philip COWAN, Weijia ZHU, Sachin G. DESHPANDE, Frank BOSSEN, Christopher Andrew SEGALL
  • Publication number: 20210029355
    Abstract: A video coding device and method are provided to perform video coding by receiving a value indicating a maximum allowed partitioning depth; updating the maximum allowed partitioning depth based on one or more inference rules; determining a partitioning for a coded video block based on the maximum allowed partitioning depth; and reconstructing the video data based on the determined partitioning for the coded video block.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 18, 2019
    Publication date: January 28, 2021
    Inventors: WEI-JIA ZHU, KIRAN MUKESH MISRA, JIE ZHAO, CHRISTOPHER ANDREW SEGALL
  • Publication number: 20210027764
    Abstract: A device may be configured to parse a syntax element specifying the number of available languages within a presentation associated with an audio stream. A device may be configured to parse one or more syntax elements identifying each of the available languages and parse an accessibility syntax element for each language within the presentation.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 29, 2020
    Publication date: January 28, 2021
    Inventors: KIRAN MUKESH MISRA, SACHIN G. DESHPANDE, SHEAU NG, CHRISTOPHER ANDREW SEGALL
  • Patent number: 10861435
    Abstract: A device may be configured to parse a syntax element specifying the number of available languages within a presentation associated with an audio stream. A device may be configured to parse one or more syntax elements identifying each of the available languages and parse an accessibility syntax element for each language within the presentation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 23, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 8, 2020
    Assignee: SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Kiran Mukesh Misra, Sachin G. Deshpande, Sheau Ng, Christopher Andrew Segall
  • Publication number: 20200374556
    Abstract: A method of generating a prediction for an area of video data, comprises Receiving a rectangular video block including sample values, and for each sample included in the video block, generating a predictive sample value by averaging a horizontal interpolation and a vertical interpolation corresponding to the location of the sample within the video block.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 11, 2020
    Publication date: November 26, 2020
    Inventors: Kiran Mukesh MISRA, Jie ZHAO, Christopher Andrew SEGALL
  • Publication number: 20200359024
    Abstract: This disclosure relates to a method of coding of video data and more particularly to techniques for deriving quantization parameters. The method of coding of video data comprises: determining a predictive quantization parameter for a current video block based at least in part on a quantization parameter associated with a reference video block, a partitioning used to generate the reference video block, and a partitioning used to generate the current video block; and generating a quantization parameter for the current video block based at least in part on the determined predictive quantization parameter.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 29, 2019
    Publication date: November 12, 2020
    Inventors: Kiran Mukesh MISRA, Christopher Andrew SEGALL, Jie ZHAO, Weijia ZHU
  • Publication number: 20200344475
    Abstract: A video coding device may be configured to perform video coding according to one or more of the techniques described herein. In one example, a method of partitioning video data for video coding, comprises receiving a video block including sample values, and partitioning the sample values according to the following set of partitioning modes: quadtree, horizontal or vertical symmetric binary tree, horizontal or vertical asymmetric binary tree, and horizontal or vertical triple tree.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 26, 2018
    Publication date: October 29, 2020
    Inventors: Weijia ZHU, Christopher Andrew SEGALL, Kiran Mukesh MISRA, Jie ZHAO, Michael HOROWITZ
  • Publication number: 20200322606
    Abstract: A video coding device may be configured to perform video coding according to one or more of the techniques described herein. In one example, a method of coding of video data comprises determining a predictive quantization parameter for an array of level values based at least in part on one or more of: a picture quantization map and a quantization parameter value of a video block included in a reference picture, generating a quantization parameter for the array based at least in part on the determined predictive quantization parameter, and performing an inverse quantization operation on the array using the generated quantization parameter.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 17, 2018
    Publication date: October 8, 2020
    Inventors: Michael HOROWITZ, Kiran Mukesh MISRA, Jie ZHAO, Christopher Andrew SEGALL
  • Patent number: 10791338
    Abstract: A method of generating a prediction for an area of video data, comprises Receiving a rectangular video block including sample values, and for each sample included in the video block, generating a predictive sample value by averaging a horizontal interpolation and a vertical interpolation corresponding to the location of the sample within the video block.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 21, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 29, 2020
    Assignees: SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA, FG INNOVATION COMPANY LIMITED
    Inventors: Kiran Mukesh Misra, Jie Zhao, Christopher Andrew Segall