MediaTek had five patents in gaming during Q4 2023. MediaTek Inc filed a patent for an image processing method in a game loop, involving rendering game scenes and UI, applying MEMC, and blending images to generate an output image for display. GlobalData’s report on MediaTek gives a 360-degreee view of the company including its patenting strategy. Buy the report here.

MediaTek grant share with gaming as a theme is 0% in Q4 2023. Grant share is based on the ratio of number of grants to total number of patents.

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Application: Image processing device and image processing method for game loop (Patent ID: US20230338843A1)

The patent filed by MediaTek Inc. describes an image processing method for a game loop involving a game rendering module and a MEMC module executed by multiple processing units to generate an output image. The method includes rendering a game scene and UI, applying MEMC to the scene image to create an interpolated image, and blending the UI and interpolated image for display. The patent also covers an image processing device with multiple processing units and a storage unit to execute the described method, involving GPU, 2D/3D rendering, motion compensation, motion data, and alpha blending.

In summary, the patent outlines a method and device for image processing in a game loop, combining game scene rendering, UI rendering, MEMC application, and blending for display. The use of multiple processing units, GPU, motion estimation, motion compensation, and alpha blending are key components of the innovation described in the patent, aimed at enhancing image quality and performance in gaming applications.

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