Apple patents granted on 26 August 2008

8 US patents granted on 26 August 2008 and assigned to Apple

1 D575,793 User interface for computer display
2 7,418,529 Method and apparatus for communicating with an embedded controller which includes a reference to metadata objects within a computing device
3 7,418,156 Domain of definition in warper/morpher
4 7,418,037 Method of performing rate control for a compression system
5 7,417,973 Method, apparatus and computer program product for ensuring node participation in a network bus
6 7,417,869 Methods and systems for filtering signals
7 7,417,649 Method and apparatus for nonlinear anamorphic scaling of video images
8 7,417,646 Background rendering in video compositing