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Next generation terrestrial broadcasting platform aligned internet and towards emerging 5g network architectures
One Media, Llc
October 12, 2017 - N°20170295409

A next generation broadcast platform (ngbp) is disclosed that utilizes 5g software-defined networking (sdn) and network function virtualization (nfv) technologies. The ngbp is designed to enable a new paradigm for broadcasters, wherein the model of fixed wireless spectrum access granted only to the licensees of the spectrum is replaced by a flexible model in which licensed spectrum is pooled together ...
Image forming apparatus, non-transitory computer readable recording medium, and information processing system
Kyocera Document Solutions Inc.
October 12, 2017 - N°20170295285

An image forming apparatus includes: a pull-print data obtaining circuit that obtains rasterized data depending on a resolution of the image forming apparatus from a server device, the server device storing intermediate data and one or more pieces of rasterized data, the intermediate data being generated based on printable data and independent of a resolution, the one or more pieces ...
Per-vertex variable rate shading
Qualcomm Incorporated
October 12, 2017 - N°20170293995

A graphics processing unit (gpu) may rasterize a primitive into a plurality of samples, wherein vertices of the primitive are associated with vrs parameters. The gpu may determine a vrs quality group that comprises one or more sub regions of the plurality of samples based at least in part on the vrs parameters. The gpu may fragment shade a vrs ...
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Modeling a bus for a system design incorporating one or more programmable processors
Synopsys, Inc.
October 12, 2017 - N°20170293702

Systems and methods for modeling a bus for a system design are provided. In an embodiment, the method operates by accepting a virtual bus model, wherein the model simulates behavior for a bus master and slave device, such that the model accurately simulates the timing and behavior of the transfer of data from master to slave, and, from slave to ...
Thermoplastic vulcanizate compositions
Exxonmobil Chemical Company-law Technolgy
October 12, 2017 - N°20170292016

In methods for forming thermoplastic vulcanizates, and thermoplastic vulcanizates formed by such methods, a masterbatch comprising one or more additives in a carrier resin comprising propylene- or ethylene-based copolymer is added to the thermoplastic vulcanizate formulation. The resulting thermoplastic vulcanizate may additionally be passed through a 200 mesh or finer screen and thereafter extruded. The thermoplastic vulcanizates may exhibit increased extrusion ...
Method of estimating battery life, battery life estimation device, electric vehicle, and electric power supply ...
Sony Corporation
October 12, 2017 - N°20170291500

A method of estimating a battery life includes: for a secondary battery having a degradation rate r when x days have elapsed after initial charge of the secondary battery, calculating a degradation estimation value (x+y) days after the initial charge from degradation master data, the degradation master data being identified with use of conditions of temperature t provided for ...
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Device, system, and method for hybrid media content distribution
Viacom International Inc.
October 05, 2017 - N°20170289597

A device, system, and method synthesizes personalized linear television experiences from on-demand assets, live event video, streaming graphics, and dynamic ad insertion, where portions of the broadcast day are scheduled for globally shared viewing events, where other portions are scheduled for distinct programming for various audience segments. Vector graphics are streamed independently of the video and rasterized locally to improve ...
Video decoding using point sprites
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc
October 05, 2017 - N°20170289547

A gpu loads point sprites that represent coded blocks of transform coefficients of one or more frames encoded in a bitstream and loads a transform kernel as a transform kernel texture. The gpu constructs an output frame using an inverse transform on the coded blocks of transform coefficients by transforming the point sprites with the transform kernel texture and by ...
Apparatus and method for conservative rasterization of polygons
Intel Corporation
October 05, 2017 - N°20170287207

An apparatus and method are described for conservative rasterization. For example, one embodiment of a graphics processing apparatus comprises: an edge tagging circuit to identify edges of two or more triangles forming a convex polygon as inner edges or non-inner edges; and a rasterizer to responsively perform rasterization of the two or more triangles using a first edge processing circuit ...
Fast high-fidelity flood-filling on vector artwork
Adobe Systems Incorporated
October 05, 2017 - N°20170287181

Techniques are disclosed for performing flood-fill operations on vector artwork. In one embodiment, a region under a point of interest (poi) of vector artwork is rasterized and flood-filled, and an initial bounding shape around that area is used as a first guess as to the area to be filled. In other cases, the initial bounding shape is created around some ...
Systems and methods for disaster recovery using a cloud-based data center
Acronis International Gmbh
October 05, 2017 - N°20170286236

A cloud-based disaster recovery service solution is provided. The disaster recovery provides cloud-based backup services that maintain local and off-site backups that may be activated on demand for backup purposes, or for full-site disaster recovery. The cloud-based data center may be configured to perform this backup and recovery process in a secure way, while protecting individual client environments from each ...
Storage system, storage system control method, and program therefor
Nec Corporation
October 05, 2017 - N°20170285983

In some embodiments, a storage system may include, but is not limited to, a master volume, one or more link volumes, a master data read frequency determination unit, a load state determination unit, a copy target determination unit, a copy destination determination unit, and a copy controller. The copy target determination unit determines copy target data in the data stored ...
Starch nanocomposite materials
Plantic Technologies Ltd.
October 05, 2017 - N°20170283579

In one aspect, the invention provides a substantially exfoliated nanocomposite material including starch and hydrophobically modified layered silicate clay. In another aspect, the invention provides packaging made from material including the substantially exfoliated nanocomposite material described above. The nanocomposite material has improved mechanical and rheological properties and reduced sensitivity to moisture in that the rates of moisture update and/or ...
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Telecommunications apparatus and methods
Sony Corporation
September 28, 2017 - N°20170280477

A terminal device in a wireless telecommunication system which transmits a master information block and a first and a second system information block the first and second system information block comprising first and second scheduling information relating to the timing of at least one additional block of system information. The terminal device configured to receive the master information block of ...
Systems and methods for identifying matching content
Facebook, Inc.
September 28, 2017 - N°20170279757

Systems, methods, and non-transitory computer-readable media can determine that a publisher is providing a first live content stream for distribution through the social networking system, the first live content stream including copyrighted content. A determination is made that a broadcaster is providing a second live content stream for distribution through the social networking system. The first live content stream and ...
Mass filtering of ions using a rotating field
Dh Technologies Development Pte. Ltd.
September 28, 2017 - N°20170278693

Systems and methods for filtering a continuous beam of ions are provided. An acceleration electric field is applied to a continuous beam of ions using an accelerator to produce an accelerated beam of ions. A field is applied to the accelerated beam to separate ions in time and space using a deflector producing a separated beam of ions. The field ...
System and method for rendering points without gaps
Nurulize, Inc.
September 28, 2017 - N°20170278285

Various systems and methods disclosed herein are directed to rendering point-based graphics on a computing device with the spaces between points filled in with color to produce the appearance of surfaces without gaps or holes. According to one method, one or more rasterization passes are performed on an image space. One or more filling passes are performed on the pixels ...
Curve editing mechanism
Ecole Nationale De L'aviation Civile
September 28, 2017 - N°20170278284

Datasets such as two dimensional raster images or three dimensional voxel based representations are often processed for representation using a transfer function defined by a curve. A mechanism for manually adjusting such curves is described, whereby a user adds a second curve. The transfer curve is recalculated so as to draw closer to the second curve. By drawing the second ...
Task handling in a master data management system
International Business Machines Corporation
September 28, 2017 - N°20170278043

Task handling in a master data management (mdm) system. A task pattern associated with a task completed is identified, in a task handling system. If the identified task pattern matches an existing task pattern in a task patterns database, then a pattern count value of the matching existing task pattern is incremented, and the task patterns database is searched for ...
Device operation setting value determination apparatus, device operation setting value determination method, and device operation ...
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
September 28, 2017 - N°20170278039

A device operation setting value determination apparatus of an embodiment has a forecaster, a margin determining unit, and a schedule determining unit. The forecaster forecasts an energy amount consumed by or supplied to a device. The margin determining unit determines a margin of the forecast value of energy amount as a margin for bidding a negawatt amount. The margin determining ...
Methods of rasterizing mask layout and methods of fabricating photomask using the same
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
September 28, 2017 - N°20170277813

A method for rasterizing a mask layout includes driving an image converter to obtain a raster image of the mask layout. The raster image is obtained by providing a pattern from the mask layout on a grid, obtaining grid points surrounding an edge of the pattern, constructing a path on the pattern which extends from the edge toward adjacent edges ...