Apple Infringed S3 Image Processing Patents: ITC
Administrative Law Judge E. James Gildea ruled that Apple infringes U.S. Patent Number 6,658,146, which describes a system and method for compressing images, and U.S. Patent Number 6,683,978, which covers a method for block-based image compression, according to Fremont, Calif.-based S3.
The patents are part of a technology called S3 Texture Compression, according to the company.
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