Image display system with visual server

  • US 7,587,520 B1
  • Filed: 01/04/2002
  • Issued: 09/08/2009
  • Est. Priority Date: 01/24/2001
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. An image display system, comprising:

  • a visual server having image processing capabilities wherein the visual server selectively receives image-modifying data corresponding to a generated image, generate a modified image based upon the image-modifying data, and transmit the modified image as compressed data; and

    at least one client in selective communication with the visual server, the client including an image display, the client selectively generates image-modifying data and transmits the image-modifying data to the visual server, and the client receives as compressed data from the visual server an image modified based upon the transmitted image-modifying data, decompresses the compressed image data, and displays the decompressed image on the client image display, wherein the visual server transmits the modified image to the client after predetermined duration of generating an image based upon the transmitted image, modifying data has occurred; and

    wherein the client transmits the image-modifying data to the visual server after a predetermined duration of generating image-modifying data.

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