Patent Number: 6,166,782

Title: Method and apparatus for reducing visibility of damping wires in aperture grill display tubes

Abstract: A method and apparatus for reducing visibility of damping wire artifacts in aperture grill display tubes comprises a sensor device for locating the artifacts and responsively generating amplitude values, a processor for receiving the generated amplitude values and responsively calculating correction values, and a compensator device coupled to the processor for utilizing the correction values to correct said artifacts.

Inventors: Cappels; Richard D. (San Jose, CA)

Assignee: Apple Computer, Inc.

International Classification: H04N 9/16 (20060101); H04N 9/20 (20060101); H04N 5/68 (20060101); H04N 5/20 (20060101); H04N 5/21 (20060101); H04N 005/213 (); H04N 005/217 ()

Expiration Date: 12/26/2017