fractal compression


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fractal compression

(algorithm)
A technique for encoding images using fractals.

Yuval Fisher's fractal image compression site.

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He holds a number of patents related to fractal compression and founded Iterated Systems Inc.
As TMMI researchers continue to improve the TRUDEF fractal compression engine, the team is also developing customizable image processing solutions for scientific, industrial and military clients.
The class of compressed formats termed "lossless" is based on data transformation algorithms (for a discussion of wavelet and fractal compression, see Puglia, 1998).
At the time of his disappearance, he co-owned Total Multimedia, which worked at the forefront of fractal compression, the art of packing increasing amounts of data into software and transmitting it at higher and higher rates of speed.
MyZipSoft's first product, MyPhotoZip (MPZ), is breakthrough software that utilizes state-of-the-art wavelet and fractal compression technology that produces ultra compression ratios - the highest available.
And unlike the pixel compression techniques commonly used today, Genuine Fractals employs fractal compression technology that uses mathematical algorithms to shrink these files so that they may be transported more easily over existing bandwidth.
Blast's advanced fractal compression is able to reduce the size of the information sent to 1/12 of a standard wave format, allowing a 20 second voice message to use only 30K compared to the 454k of other Internet voice products available on the market today.
Now, with the agreement to co-develop and market Iterated's fractal video technology using multimedia authoring software developed by TMM, the motion picture and television industries are poised to enjoy resolution independent video compression and distribution benefits using fractal compression, features unavailable from other image compression technologies.
Fractal compression is done by recording images in equations that are iterated many times by using the result of one equation as input to the next, enabling the image to be recorded in more detail.
Mission Labs also plans to introduce MPEG and Fractal compression format systems in 1992 as well.
Using innovative Fractal compression technology, Solars has developed a totally unique on-line software communications system that allows merchandisers, dealers and suppliers to transmit - using standard telephone lines - data and full colour, full screen images of products and services to potential purchasers in less than 10 seconds.