Patents by Inventor Raymond J. Westwater

Raymond J. Westwater 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).

  • Patent number: 10085015
    Abstract: A system configured to apply a human visual system model at one or more human visual system model settings to a reference video sequence and a distorted video sequence to determine a quality score of the distorted video sequence with respect to the reference video sequence is described. The human visual system model settings of the human visual system model are representative of at least one condition associated with an individual viewing the distorted video sequence.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 14, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 25, 2018
    Assignee: ZPEG, Inc.
    Inventors: Raymond J. Westwater, Jeffrey S. Perry
  • Publication number: 20180227587
    Abstract: A system configured to perform pre-processing on a plurality of frames representative of an image, such as frames of a video sequences, to improve the compressibility of the video sequence during video encoding. In some cases, the plurality of frames are utilized to generate a deblocked image that may be compressed by the video encoder to further improve compression rates with respect to the original video sequence.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 8, 2017
    Publication date: August 9, 2018
    Inventors: Raymond J. Westwater, Jeffrey S. Perry