Patent Number: 6,307,969

Title: Dynamic image encoding method and apparatus

Abstract: A dynamic image encoding method and an apparatus therefor which apply to a hierarchical motion vector detection process using an SDRAM frame memory. A precedent process is executed sequentially for one rank of a reduced screen obtained after thinning out an input screen to memorize the result, and then a subsequent process is executed sequentially between the input screens for macro blocks of the reduced screen having provided the result of the precedent process so that the precedent and the subsequent process are repeated.

Inventors: Yamashita; Hiroaki (Fukuoka, JP), Sakai; Kiyoshi (Kanagawa, JP), Kobayakawa; Takahiro (Fukuoka, JP)

Assignee: Fujitsu Limited

International Classification: G06T 7/20 (20060101); G06K 009/36 ()

Expiration Date: 10/23/2018