|| List of recent Aster-related patents
|Systems and methods for delaying social media sharing based on a broadcast media transmission|
Systems and methods are provided for delaying social media sharing based on a broadcast media transmission. An exemplary method includes determining a location of a user and associating the location of the user with an event occurring at the location.
Red Hat, Inc.
|Method and system for file transmission|
A file transmission method and system relate to the technical field of communications networks, which can perform file resource sharing, so as to accelerate file transmission and publication, reduce time consumption, and save storage space. A browser upload plug-in at a client scans a to-be-uploaded file, acquires a unique identifier of the to-be-uploaded file, and sends the unique identifier to an instant-publishing management server.
Tencent Technology (shenzhen) Company Limited
|Vector data processor, image recording system, vector data processing method, and computer-readable medium|
A vector data processor (12) includes a thinning part (301), a central line acquiring part (302), and a superimposing part (303). A target figure includes a linear figure.
Screen Holodings Co., Ltd.
|Techniques for conservative rasterization|
This disclosure describes a method for performing conservative rasterization in a processor comprising determining vertices of a primitive, defining edges of the primitive by determining a set of edge equations based on the determined vertices, wherein the edge equations are based on an edge shifting parameter plus an offset, determining pixels that touch the edges of the primitive using the determined edge equations, and rasterizing the primitive using the determined pixels.. .
|Process for the preparation of a composition comprising heterophasic propylene co-polymer and talc|
The invention relates to a process for the preparation of a composition comprising a heterophasic propylene copolymer, a propylene copolymer and talc, wherein the heterophasic propylene copolymer consists of (a) a propylene-based matrix, wherein the propylene-based matrix consists of a propylene homopolymer and/or a propylene-α-olefin copolymer consisting of at least 70% by mass of propylene and up to 30% by mass of α-olefin based on the total mass of the propylene-based matrix, wherein the propylene-based matrix is present in an amount of 60 to 95 wt % based on the total heterophasic propylene copolymer and (b) a dispersed ethylene-α-olefin copolymer, wherein the dispersed ethylene-α-olefin copolymer is present in an amount of 40 to 5 wt % based on the total heterophasic propylene copolymer and wherein the sum of the total amount of propylene-based matrix and total amount of the dispersed ethylene-α-olefin copolymer in the heterophasic propylene copolymer is 00 wt %, wherein the composition has a desired melt flow index in the range of 1 to 200 dg/min as measured according to iso1133 (2.16 kg/230° c.) comprising the steps of (a) melt-mixing a propylene copolymer with a talc to obtain a masterbatch (b) melt-mixing the masterbatch with 1 the heterophasic propylene copolymer and a peroxide to obtain the composition comprising a heterophasic propylene copolymer, a propylene copolymer and talc, wherein the amount of peroxide is chosen such that a composition comprising a heterophasic propylene copolymer, a propylene copolymer and talc having the desired melt flow index is obtained.. .
Saudi Basic Industries Corporation
|Wheelchair including a tiltable seat|
An exemplary wheelchair comprises a main frame and a seat frame. Drive wheels and pivoting caster wheels are affixed to and support the main frame.
Invacare International Sarl
|Method and forming fine scale structures in dielectric substrate|
Apparatus and methods for forming fine scale structures (4, 4′, 4″, 5, 6, 7, 8) in the surface of a dielectric substrate (3) to two or more depths are disclosed. In an example, the apparatus 25 comprises a first solid state laser (12) arranged to provide a first pulsed laser beam (13), a first mask (16) having a pattern for defining a first set of structures (4, 6, 7, 8) at a first depth, a projection lens (17) for forming a reduced size image of said pattern on the surface (3) of the substrate and a beam scanner arranged to scan said first pulsed laser beam (13) in a two-dimensional raster scan relative to the first pattern to form a first set of structures (4, 6, 7, 5) at a first depth in the substrate, wherein the first or a further solid state laser is arranged to form a second set of structures (8) at a second depth in the substrate (3)..
An autostereoscopic system includes a visualization surface having an image prepared for separation, the image consisting of a sequence of m perspectives, which alternate with the frequency of no less than physiologically conditioned sensitivity of a human eye, and a dual raster screen positioned in front of the visualization surface, having two rasters disposed on opposite sides with respect to a common focal plane diffusing a stream of light. Each raster consists of lens elements contiguously disposed on the surface and forming coaxial pairs.
Uab 3d Tau
|Media source identification|
A server machine and a first device (e.g., a television) are configured to access a stream of media (e.g., a broadcast channel) from a media source (e.g., a broadcaster). The server machine generates a representation (e.g., a fingerprint) of the stream of media and stores the representation.
|Method for semantic image enhancement|
The invention is related to a method for image processing a raster image according to an amount of image enhancement, using an image keyword. A predetermined set of raster images with associated keywords is used, a raster image being a digital image with pixel values.
Image processing apparatus and non-transitory computer readable medium
Provided is an image processing apparatus including a print image generation section that generates print image data to be supplied to a printing device by executing a rasterizing process with a resolution for printing on print data, and an image density calculation section that executes the rasterizing process on the print data with a resolution lower than the resolution for printing and calculates image density information used in control of an image forming process in the printing device based on raster image data which is generated through the rasterizing process and has a resolution lower than the resolution for printing, wherein a difference in a processing speed between the print image generation section and the image density calculation section causes the image density information of a page prior to a page of the print image data being printed by the printing device to be supplied to the printing device.. .
Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.
Image processing apparatus and non-transitory computer readable medium
Provided is an image processing apparatus including a print image generation section that generates print image data to be supplied to a printing device by executing a rasterizing process and an additional process for printing on print data, and an image density calculation section that executes the rasterizing process on the print data without the additional process and calculates image density information used in control of an image forming process in the printing device from raster image data generated through the rasterizing process to process the print data at a speed higher than a speed in print image generation section, wherein a difference in a processing speed between the print image generation section and the image density calculation section causes image density information of a page prior to a page of the print image data printed by the printing device to be supplied to the printing device.. .
Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.
Rfid interface and interrupt
A rfid system includes an rfid controller incorporating a serial bus master coupled via a serial bus to a serial bus slave device, whereby the rfid controller controls power supply and/or power mode of the salve device in order that the slave device is powered and able to communicate with the rfid controller in response to rfid commands received from an rfid reader, and unpowered or in a low power mode otherwise.. .
Cypress Semiconduntor Corporation
Virtual machine disaster recovery
A method, article of manufacture, and apparatus for protecting data. In some embodiments, this includes creating a copy of a backup virtual machine on a deduplicated data storage device, registering the copy with a virtual environment manager, operating a virtual machine based on the copy and storing changes made during operation of the virtual machine to the copy..
Server based disaster recovery by making use of dual write responses
A mechanism is provided in a data processing system for asynchronous replication. The mechanism creates a record in a write log in a host computing device for a write command and marking the record as uncommitted.
International Business Machines Corporation
Polypropylene resin composition
Provided is a polypropylene resin composition. The polypropylene resin composition includes: from about 20 to about 80 parts by weight of a polypropylene resin; from about 1 to about 35 parts by weight of an amine-based kenaf master batch; and from about 1 to about 25 parts by weight of a vinyl-based acetal compatibilizer.
Hyundai Engineering Plastics Co., Ltd.
Production of blend of polyolefin and organopolysiloxane
A process for the production of a polymer composition is disclosed. The polymer composition comprises an organopolysiloxane dispersed in a thermoplastic organic polymer liable to thermo-radical degradation or cross-linking when subjected to a high compounding energy at a temperature above its melting point.
Dow Corning Corporation
Collapsible rolling cart
Collapsible, substantially pre-assembled carts include a collapsible folding cart for hanging files with folding assemblies at each end of the cart, such ends being folded inwardly to a stored position and moveable to a deployed open position. Locking members removably are attached to folding assemblies and maintain the folding assemblies in a deployed position and such members are between spaced elongated legs, which have a caster on the lower ends thereof.
Method and a locking caster
A lockable swivelable caster provides for an interaction between a centering element and a locking element to pivotally urge the locking element into a locking notch of the centering element such that the locking element is captured by the locking notch to prevent swiveling of the caster wheel.. .
Medline Industries, Inc.
Three wheel, mobile frame
Three-wheel, mobile frame adapted to secure one or more nozzles, wand, and spray control power, pressure washer to a main spar with a caster type front wheel assembly connected to the main spar and main wheel assembly comprising two axle mounted, main wheels. The spar includes a support leg attached at a point behind the main main wheel assembly and descending downward to prevent inadvertent back-tipping of the three-wheel, mobile frame in response to cleaning fluid discharged against the flat surface to be cleaned under pressure from the nozzle when the unit is not fully controlled by the operator.
Furniture leg sock with caster holder
A furniture leg protective sock to prevent a furniture leg from scraping or marring a floor includes a stretchable/expandable double-layered non-friction material to form an outer layer, an inner layer, and a gap therebetween; and a caster cup. The caster cup may be located in the gap between the outer layer of the stretchable/expandable double-layered non-friction material and the inner layer of the stretchable/expandable double-layered non-friction material; attached to the outer layer of the stretchable/expandable double-layered non-friction material; or attached to the inner layer of the stretchable/expandable double-layered non-friction material..
Self-propelled agricultural machine with dual driving modes
A windrower has a first dual-path steering mode, causing a left drive wheel and a right drive wheel to concurrently rotate, wherein the rotation of the left drive wheel is in a direction opposite that of the rotation of the right drive wheel and the position of tailwheel casters are not controlled but are permitted unconstrained rotation. The windrower also has a second tailwheel steering mode non-overlapping in operation with the dual-path steering mode, causing the left drive wheel and the right drive wheel to rotate concurrently in only a same direction and the tailwheel casters are steered based in part on tailwheel caster steer position information received from a sensor..
Receiving device, receiving method, program, and broadcasting system
Disclosed herein is a receiving device for receiving av contents, the receiving device including: an obtaining section configured to obtain a description document described in a program language for displaying contents from a server present on a network connected with the receiving device; a determining section configured to determine whether the obtained the description document is obtained from a first server managed on a broadcaster side broadcasting the av contents; and a controlling section configured to control execution of the obtained the description document according to a result of determination by the determining section.. .
Method and sub-picture based raster scanning coding order
A method and apparatus for sub-picture based raster scanning coding order. The method includes dividing an image into even sub-pictures, and encoding parallel sub-pictures on multi-cores in raster scanning order within sub-pictures, wherein from core to core, coding of the sub-picture is independent around sub-picture boundaries, and wherein within a core, coding of a sub-picture is at least one of dependent or independent around sub-picture boundaries..
Texas Instruments Incorporated
Methods and apparatus, including computer program products, are provided for data pulls. In some implementations, a method may be provided which includes accessing an object to determine whether a prior pull request is at least one of an a restricted type or an unrestricted type; generating, when the prior pull request is determined to be of the unrestricted type and successful, a pull request including a time stamp obtained from the object; generating, when the prior pull request is determined to be at least one of the restricted type or unsuccessful, a pull request including at least one of a selection criteria and another time stamp obtained from the object, the other time stamp representing a prior successful pull request; sending, by a first processor, the generated pull request to a second processor having master data to obtain an update to data at the first processor..
Frequency quadrupled laser using thulium-doped fiber amplifier and method
An apparatus, method and associated fiber-laser architectures for high-power pulsed operation and pumping wavelength-conversion devices. Some embodiments generate blue laser light by frequency quadrupling infrared (ir) light from tm-doped gain fiber using non-linear wavelength conversion.
Lockheed Martin Corporation
Antimicrobial and antiviral polymeric master batch, processes for producing polymeric material therefrom and products produced therefrom
A polymeric master batch for preparing an antimicrobal and antifungal and antiviral polymeric material comprising a slurry of thermoplastic resin, an antimicrobal and antifungal and antiviral agent consisting essentially of water insoluble particles of ionic copper oxide, a polymeric wax and an agent for occupying the charge of the ionic copper oxide.. .
The Cupron Corporation
Automotive injection-molded product
An automotive injection-molded product includes natural pellets and masterbatches that color the natural pellets. In the automotive injection-molded product, a color difference between a high concentration portion and a low concentration portion of the masterbatches with respect to the natural pellets in a flat plate is not more than 6.5..
Finasteride and minoxidil polymeric nonoparticle, its process of preparation, aqueous suspension containing the same, pharmaceutical composition, and its use
The present invention relates to a pharmaceutical composition for topical application for the treatment of alopecia, said composition comprising polymeric nanoparticles, preferably nanocapsules containing two active ingredients, finasteride and minoxidil, additives and a pharmaceutically acceptable carrier. The invention further includes a process for the preparation of polymeric nanoparticles, preferably nanocapsules of finasteride and minoxidil, a composition suitable for topical application for the treatment of alopecia, as well as the use of said nanocapsules for the preparation of a pharmaceutical composition..
Universidade Federal Do Ria Grande Do Sul -ufrgs
Subscription acquisition time
A method of reacquiring subscription service from a communication cell by a user equipment (ue) includes: during an active call in a dedicated channel (dch) state, allocating one or more of a plurality of fingers of a rake receiver of the ue to decode a master information block (mib) value tag and system information blocks (sibs) of an active set (aset) of cell signals, and storing decoded sib information and a value of the mib value tag in a storage of the ue; when the active call is released, determining a cell having a strongest signal as a target cell for reacquisition, and comparing the stored value of the mib value tag with a value of a broadcast mib value tag; and if the value of the stored value of the mib value tag is the same as the value of the broadcast mib value tag, reading the sib information of the target cell from storage of the ue, and reacquiring the target cell.. .
Broadcast content via over the top delivery
Systems, methods, and receiver devices enable broadcasters with restricted content license areas (e.g., designated market areas (“dmas”) to distribute content via over the top (“ott”) ip networks. Embodiments enable client reporting and authentication as well as broadcast content encryption.
Dynamic distributed-sensor thermostat network for forecasting external events
Systems and methods for forecasting events can be provided. A measurement database can store sensor measurements, each having been provided by a non-portable electronic device with a primary purpose unrelated to collecting measurements from a type of sensor that collected the measurement.
Bingo game servers, controllers, broadcasters, and systems
A bingo game system provides for new features and functionality for a bingo game platform, including a bingo broadcaster in communication with a bingo game server, at least one desktop client device, and at least one mobile client device (e.g., via a bingo connection proxy).. .
Image text search and retrieval system
Glyphs, symbols, or non-symbols are selected and become a “search term.” the search term is normalized and then depicted upon a grid for marking. Marked search term areas may be measured from a center point.
Apparatus and comparing two files containing graphics elements and text elements
To avoid occlusion of subordinate errors, so that the precise error is no longer identifiable, an apparatus for comparing two files containing graphics elements and text elements is proposed that contains a memory for the two files, means for splitting the two files into graphics elements and text elements, means for text recognition, raster graphics means for producing a rastered image from the graphics elements, means for comparing the extracted texts and means for comparing the rastered images and also means for, preferably jointly, outputting the two comparison results.. .
Immediate independent rasterization
A method for rendering an electronic document (ed) includes: receiving a request to render the ed; initiating, by a main process thread, generation of a main display list (dl) for the ed; identifying, during generation of the main dl, a first self-contained graphical structure (scgs) within the ed; generating, by the main process thread, a first auxiliary dl for the first scgs; inserting a reference to the first auxiliary dl into the main dl; initiating, after completion of the first auxiliary dl, rasterization of the first auxiliary dl by a first rasterization thread; resuming, by the main process thread and during rasterization of the first auxiliary dl, generation of the main dl; and rasterizing, after completion of the main dl, the main dl based on a first pixmap generated by rasterization of the first auxiliary dl.. .
Konica Minolta Laboratory U.s.a., Inc.
Caster wheel braking systems
A caster wheel braking system for braking rotation of a caster wheel includes a caster having a caster plate, a horn base coupled with the caster plate and rotatable about a vertical axis, a pair of legs extending downwardly from the horn base, and at least one caster wheel coupled with the pair of legs and rotatable about a horizontal axis defined by a wheel axle. A mounting plate is spaced from the caster by a spacer.
Hamilton Caster & Manufacturing Company
Bingo game system with bingo listener
A bingo game system provides for new features and functionality for a bingo game platform, including a bingo listener for relaying messages from a bingo broadcaster to at least one mobile client device (e.g., via a bingo connection proxy).. .
Apparatus for providing information about available service using proxy server and method therefor
An apparatus for providing information about an available service using a proxy server and a method thereof. The apparatus includes an available service checker, a database, an available service searcher, and an available service broadcaster.
Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute
Systems and methods for multi-tenant data protection application
A system for providing a multi-tenant data protection application includes a server shared by all tenants for access to the provided multi-tenant data protection application. The system further includes business logic for managing tenants of the multi-tenant data protection application, tenant resource allocation and isolation of tenant operating environments.
Method and measuring surface temperature of cast slab
A main object of the present invention is to provide a method capable of measuring surface temperatures of a plurality of points of cast slab at a secondary cooling zone of a continuous caster with a good accuracy and at low cost. The method comprises the steps of inserting one end of a plurality of optical fibers 3 respectively to nozzles 1 and tubes 2, and installing each nozzle between support rolls that support the cast slab, while spraying purge air from each nozzle toward a surface of the cast slab, receiving a thermal radiation light from the cast slab at the one end of each optical fiber, gathering other ends of the optical fibers 3, 81 in a bundle to take images including a core image of the other end of each optical fibers by an imaging means 5, and calculating the surface temperature of the cast slab..
Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corporation
Polypropylene compounds having non-migratory slip properties
A masterbatch having epoxy-functionalized silicone as a slip additive, the polypropylene compound that the silicone-containing masterbatch has been let down into, and the plastic articles and films from such compounds having improved slip properties are disclosed. The improved slip properties are evidenced by (1) essentially no migration of the slip additive 12 weeks after manufacturing, (2) a dynamic coefficient of friction value of less than 0.4 and a static coefficient of friction 0.6 or less within the first day of manufacturing according to the astm d1894-01 method, and (3) less than 15% change in the dynamic and static coefficient of friction values between the first day of manufacturing and 20 days after manufacturing..
Polyethylene compounds having non-migratory slip properties
A masterbatch having functionalized silicone with an epoxy group or a secondary amine group as a slip additive, the polyethylene compound that the silicone-containing masterbatch has been let down into, and the plastic articles and films from such compounds having improved slip properties are disclosed. The improved slip properties are evidenced by essentially no migration of the slip additive 12 weeks after manufacturing and a dynamic coefficient of friction value of less than 0.4 and a static coefficient of friction 0.5 or less as measured within the first day of manufacturing according to the astm d1894-01 method..
Trailer hitching and tracking steering
Improvements in a trailer hitching and tracking steering system are disclosed include a new style rv or wagon style rv that includes an extendable, variable position tow bar that accommodates misalignment of a tow vehicle. The tow bar can be rotated for storage within the rv wagon.
Tilting wheeled vehicle
A tilting, preferably three-wheeled, vehicle is disclosed that has a tilting mechanism that allows the vehicle to have leaning characteristics substantially similar to those offered by an in-line two-wheeled vehicle, but that does not require complex linkages and/or control systems to operate effectively. A tilting linkage is operably secured to a frame to allow a pair of spaced apart wheels to remain substantially aligned with the plane of the vehicle throughout its range of movement while still allowing the steering axes of each wheel to intersect the substantially vertical centerline of each wheel.
Tilting Motor Works, Inc.
Printing control device, printing control method, and printing control program
A printing control device includes a nozzle information obtainment unit that obtains the position of a discharge-failing nozzle which fails to discharge ink in a printing head which includes a nozzle array, a data generation unit that generates printing data in which a dot position is associated with a nozzle which discharges ink so that a raster which is one line and is configured by a plurality of dot positions is configured through multiple times of a scan, and a data correction unit that specifies a first position which is the position where ink is discharged by a discharge-failing nozzle and corrects the printing data so that non-discharge of ink is associated with the first position, and discharge of ink is associated with a second position between which the first position is interposed when discharge of ink is associated with the first position in the printing data generated.. .
Seiko Epson Corporation
Apparatus of fabricating water-repellent fabric
An apparatus is provided to fabricate a water-repellent fabric. At first, a water-repellent agent is evenly dispersed into masterbatches.
Adhesion improvement via material nanostructuring or texturizing
A embodiment of the invention includes providing a system and method in accordance with an embodiment of the invention including processing a target surface of interest to adjust interfacial material characteristics such as increasing surface area and/or chemical interaction properties via laser texturizing such as via increasing porosity. An embodiment can include an ultrashort pulse laser (uspl), wherein laser pulses are of a duration of femtoseconds, and adapting the uspl's laser energy output irradiance to athermally convert the target surface of interest's material into a plasma state for re-deposition on the target surface; applying the exemplary embodiment's laser beam energy in a raster pattern across the target surface, wherein the uspl is adapted to nano-structure or texturize the target surface to produce a region having a surface covered by texturized structures that can include nano structures increasing adhesion or chemical reaction properties of the target surface..
The United States Of America As Represented By The Secretary Of The Navy
The present invention provides a folding worktable, which includes a frame and a board. It is upheld by four legs of retractable folding braces.
Systems and methods for linking television viewers with advertisers and broadcasters
The present invention provides systems and methods for providing television schedule information to a viewer, and for allowing the viewer to link, search, select and interact with information in a remote database, e.g., a database on the internet. The television schedule information can be displayed on a variety of viewer interfaces, such as televisions screens, computer monitors, pctv screens and the like.
Rovi Guides, Inc.
System and reception of cell broadcast messages
A system, station and corresponding methods for providing warning notifications. In one exemplary method, it is determined whether any of a plurality of stations to which a warning notification is to transmitted is in a connected state.
A graphics processor includes a vertex shader 20 that processes input attribute values from a vertex buffer 26 to generate output vertex shaded attribute values 28 to be used by a rasteriser/fragment shader 22 of the graphics processor when processing an image for display. Vertex shader output attributes for which the vertex shader input attributes that the vertex shader output attribute depends on are defined solely on a per-vertex basis or solely on a per-instance basis are identified.
An importance map indicates, for each of a plurality of pixels, whether the pixel is considered important enough to be rendered. A hierarchical tree for pixels is created to generate a hierarchical importance map.
Data perspective analysis system and method
A data perspective analysis method is provided. The method includes obtaining, using a processor, one or more perspective criteria stored in a memory device.
Wal-mart Stores, Inc.
Recovery of a network infrastructure to facilitate business continuity
Methods and systems for disaster recovery of a network infrastructure to facilitate business continuity. A method including capturing, by at least one computer device, data and ecology information about an entire existing network infrastructure.
International Business Machines Corporation
Method and system for heterogeneous data volume
A method and system is disclosed for providing a heterogeneous data storage comprising a plurality of storage devices of different types with respect to device vendor, model, capacity, performance and/or function. The present invention employs data access mechanisms specific to the type of underlying storage and the type of data to be stored or retrieved, and provides for integrated remote mirroring, disaster recovery and hierarchical storage management (hsm), as well as improved i/o performance and life expectancy of storage disks.
Nexenta Systems, Inc.
Adjustment printing positions, printing apparatus and printing system
With an ink jet head having for each color two parallel columns of nozzles arranged shifted by one-half the pitch, odd-numbered rasters and even-numbered rasters are printed by the two nozzle columns. The registration between the odd- and even-numbered rasters is secured during the printing to produce a high quality image.
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
Cooking grill shielding device
A portable barrier blocks smoke, heat, and grease spatter from coming into contact with an upper body of one who is grilling. The portable barrier includes a vertically adjustable transparent barrier arranged between two vertical risers.
Rackless computing equipment construction
A self-supporting server chassis accepts blade server computing devices, and other like computing devices and associated infrastructure hardware, and also provides structural support for vertical stacking of such self-supporting server chassis, thereby eliminating the need for conventional racks. Internal support structures, such as rails, holes and standoffs, accept and provide physical support for the computing devices and other infrastructure hardware.
Network device, control method, and storage medium
A network device communicates with a management server that manages a shared setting value and an individual setting value as a master data. The network device includes a first receiving unit configured to receive a first instruction associated with an input from a user for the shared setting value; a second receiving unit configured to receive a second instruction indicating an initialization processing; a first requesting unit configured to make a request to the management server in accordance with the first instruction; a second requesting unit configured to request for the management server in accordance with the second instruction; an executing unit configured to execute the initialization processing in accordance with the second instruction; a query unit configured to perform a query for the management server; and a modifying and reflecting unit configured to modify and reflect the shared setting value..
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
Method and pre-fetching remote resources for subsequent display on a mobile computing device
A computer-implemented method and system for pre-fetching remote resource data from a remote mapping system for display on a client computing device is disclosed. Data received at a client device from an online mapping system in response to a query from the client device includes vector and remote resource data.
Method and system for implementing flexible color schemes in a raster image
A method for coloring a greyscale raster image defined by a plurality of predefined greyscale values, having the following steps: (i) receiving a color selection intended for a portion of the raster image; (ii) retrieving from a predefined database multiple groups of predefined color parameter values, each group of predefined color parameter values defining a color parameter associated with the selected color, and each group of predefined color parameter values including a predefined greyscale value; and (iii) for each pixel within said portion of said raster image, determining a pixel channel value for each of a plurality of color channels that collectively define an appearance of said pixel, said determination being based on said predefined greyscale value for said pixel, and said predefined color parameter values for at least two of said predefined color parameters associated with said selected color.. .
Augmented material point simulating phase changes and varied materials
The disclosure provides an approach for simulating and rendering materials across different states and undergoing phase transitions. In one configuration, a simulation application generates video frames depicting a material phenomenon using an augmented material point method (mpm).
Disney Enterprises, Inc.
Illumination system of a microlithographic projection exposure apparatus
An illumination system of a microlithographic projection exposure apparatus comprises an optical integrator, which includes a first optical raster plate and a second optical raster plate. The first second optical raster plate comprising an array of first lenses having, along a reference direction, a first focal length f1, and the second optical raster plate comprises an array of second lenses having, along the reference direction, a second focal length f2.
Carl Zeiss Smt Gmbh
Utility machine with dual-mode steering
An apparatus for transporting carts including a machine body, a steering control arranged on the body, a steering pedestal pivotally arranged with respect to the body, and a selection mechanism adapted to be selectively coupleable between the body and the steering pedestal providing for a caster mode and a steering mode respectively. A method of using a dual mode utility machine including depressing a first lever thereby engaging a pivoting selector into a steering pedestal engaging position and controlling the direction of the machine by rotatably manipulating a tiller, and depressing a second lever thereby disengaging the pivoting selector from a steering pedestal engaging position to a body engaging position and controlling the direction of the machine by pushing and/or pulling a machine from side to side via a fixed tiller..
Dane Technologies, Inc.
Provided is a carrying case including: a case body; a grip gripped when moving the case body; a supporting part having a distal end provided with the grip; and casters configured to roll in contact with a road when moving the case body, wherein the case body has a first sidewall, a second sidewall opposed to the first sidewall, and a frame wall extending in a thickness direction across edges of the first sidewall and the second sidewall, and the supporting part has a proximal end arranged on an outer surface of one of the first sidewall and the second sidewall pivotally about a shaft extending along the thickness direction, the carrying case further including: a holding and releasing mechanism configured to hold and release the proximal end about the shaft; and an operating part configured to operate the holding and releasing mechanism to hold and release the proximal end.. .
Kowa Kikai Sekkei Kabushiki Kaisha
Methods and enhanced coverage transmission for lte advanced
A system and method for communicating with a coverage enhanced user equipment (ue) is provided. A base station transmits system information (si) to the ue in a mtc framework.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
Multiple location channel database for digital television system and method
A digital television is presented that stores multiple channel maps in its channel memory. Each map is associated with a particular geographic location.
Bby Solutions, Inc.