Patent Number: 6,167,159

Title: Triangle mesh compression

Abstract: A method for compressing a mesh having a plurality of vertices, each vertex characterized by a degree equal to the number of edges incident thereon, including arranging substantially all of the vertices in a consecutive order, generating a topology list including the degrees of the vertices in the consecutive order, and providing a coded stream of signals including the topology list.

Inventors: Touma; Costa (Natzereth, IL), Gotsman; Craig (Haifa, IL)

Assignee: Virtue Ltd.

International Classification: G06T 17/20 (20060101); G06T 9/00 (20060101); G06K 009/36 (); G06T 015/00 (); G06T 011/20 ()

Expiration Date: 12/26/2017