GB2017459A - Synthesis of images for producing cartoons - Google Patents

Synthesis of images for producing cartoons

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GB2017459A
GB2017459A GB7905607A GB7905607A GB2017459A GB 2017459 A GB2017459 A GB 2017459A GB 7905607 A GB7905607 A GB 7905607A GB 7905607 A GB7905607 A GB 7905607A GB 2017459 A GB2017459 A GB 2017459A
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producing
image frame
image
picture elements
computer
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GB7905607A
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Airbus Defence and Space GmbH
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Airbus Defence and Space GmbH
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    • HELECTRICITY
    • H04ELECTRIC COMMUNICATION TECHNIQUE
    • H04NPICTORIAL COMMUNICATION, e.g. TELEVISION
    • H04N5/00Details of television systems
    • H04N5/222Studio circuitry; Studio devices; Studio equipment ; Cameras comprising an electronic image sensor, e.g. digital cameras, video cameras, TV cameras, video cameras, camcorders, webcams, camera modules for embedding in other devices, e.g. mobile phones, computers or vehicles
    • H04N5/262Studio circuits, e.g. for mixing, switching-over, change of character of image, other special effects ; Cameras specially adapted for the electronic generation of special effects
    • GPHYSICS
    • G03PHOTOGRAPHY; CINEMATOGRAPHY; ELECTROGRAPHY; HOLOGRAPHY
    • G03BAPPARATUS OR ARRANGEMENTS FOR TAKING PHOTOGRAPHS OR FOR PROJECTING OR VIEWING THEM; APPARATUS OR ARRANGEMENTS EMPLOYING ANALOGOUS TECHNIQUES USING WAVES OTHER THAN OPTICAL WAVES; ACCESSORIES THEREFOR
    • G03B15/00Special procedures for taking photographs; Apparatus therefor
    • G03B15/08Trick photography

Abstract

A synthesiser apparatus for producing cartoon films comprising a graphic display board (1) with a viewing means for producing picture elements in an image frame which are not mathematically definable, a software unit (2) for producing other picture elements in the image which are definable, a computer (3) which synthesises an image frame from the elements supplied by the graphic display board and the software and under control of a keyboard (10), a means for generating picture elements (4) from the image frame parts from the computer, storage menas (5) acting as a buffer and for image frame manipulation, and a modulator (6) in which digital colour coded information is impressed on a signal for subsequent use in a monitor (7) or for feeding to a video recorder (8). <IMAGE>
GB7905607A 1978-02-17 1979-02-16 Synthesis of images for producing cartoons Expired GB2017459B (en)

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DE19782806820 DE2806820C2 (en) 1978-02-17 1978-02-17

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GB2017459A true true GB2017459A (en) 1979-10-03
GB2017459B GB2017459B (en) 1983-01-06

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Cited By (3)

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US4564915A (en) * 1980-04-11 1986-01-14 Ampex Corporation YIQ Computer graphics system
GB2258790A (en) * 1991-08-12 1993-02-17 Cambridge Animation Syst Animation
US5692117A (en) * 1990-11-30 1997-11-25 Cambridge Animation Systems Limited Method and apparatus for producing animated drawings and in-between drawings

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FR2544513B1 (en) * 1983-04-14 1985-07-12 France Images Transfert Method and animation stand to generate a relative movement between a camera-taking cinematic views and object shooting

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GB1437795A (en) * 1973-07-04 1976-06-03 Computer Image Corp Digitally controlled computer animation generating system
US4041527A (en) * 1976-03-15 1977-08-09 The Grass Valley Group, Inc. Video effects generator

Cited By (3)

* Cited by examiner, † Cited by third party
Publication number Priority date Publication date Assignee Title
US4564915A (en) * 1980-04-11 1986-01-14 Ampex Corporation YIQ Computer graphics system
US5692117A (en) * 1990-11-30 1997-11-25 Cambridge Animation Systems Limited Method and apparatus for producing animated drawings and in-between drawings
GB2258790A (en) * 1991-08-12 1993-02-17 Cambridge Animation Syst Animation

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DE2806820A1 (en) 1979-08-23 application
FR2417792A1 (en) 1979-09-14 application
DE2806820C2 (en) 1982-02-25 grant
FR2417792B1 (en) 1986-07-11 grant
GB2017459B (en) 1983-01-06 grant

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