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Information processing apparatus, method of controlling the same, and storage medium
Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd.
December 07, 2017 - N°20170353732

An information processing apparatus includes a central processing unit (cpu) and a graphics processing unit (gpu). The gpu obtains multiple blocks having a predetermined number of pixels. For each of the blocks, the gpu generates an intermediate block for which a spatial redundancy is removed. The gpu further outputs a portion of data of the intermediate block and specifying information ...
Encoder slice size control with cost estimation
Intel Corporation
December 07, 2017 - N°20170353723

The video motion estimation (vme) unit of a graphics processor performs fast preprocessing prior to frame encoding to distribute macroblocks among slices based on weights of the macroblocks. The result of the preprocessing stage is iteratively improved based on the encoding stage. This allows real-time slice size limited encoding with minimum video quality reduction in some embodiments. Hardware preprocessing can ...
Offloading execution of an application by a network connected device
Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.
December 07, 2017 - N°20170353397

A client device detects one or more servers to which an application can be offloaded. The client device receives information from the servers regarding their graphics processing unit (gpu) compute resources. The client device selects one of the servers to offload the application based on such factors as the gpu compute resources, other performance metrics, power, and bandwidth/latency/quality ...
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Controlling display performance using display system hints
Apple Inc.
December 07, 2017 - N°20170352323

Embodiments provide for a display system to generate and display data on a display device, the display system comprising one or more graphics processors to generate one or more frames of data for display on the display device; a display engine to present the one or more frames of data to the display device for display; display logic to receive ...
Controlling display performance
Apple Inc.
December 07, 2017 - N°20170352322

Embodiments described herein provide for a display system to generate and display data on a display device, the display system comprising one or more graphics processors to generate one or more frames of data for display on the display device; display logic to receive a request to display the one or more frames of data, the request including a requested ...
Dynamic low-resolution z test sizes
Qualcomm Incorporated
December 07, 2017 - N°20170352182

A graphics processing unit (gpu) may perform a binning pass to determine primitive-tile intersections for a plurality of primitives and a plurality of tiles making up a graphical scene, including performing low-resolution z-culling of representations of the plurality of primitives based at least in part on a first set of culling z-values each having a first test size to determine ...
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Computing device to generate a security indicator
Qualcomm Incorporated
December 07, 2017 - N°20170351865

Aspects may relate to a computing device that comprises a processor operable in a secure mode and a memory. The processor may be configured to: obtain a first layer of graphics that includes image elements; obtain a second layer of graphics that includes image elements; randomly select an image element from the first layer of graphics; randomly select an image ...
System and method of aggregating networked data and integrating polling data to generate entity-specific scoring ...
Starting Block Capital, Llc
December 07, 2017 - N°20170351653

Various systems and methods may aggregate content from one or more poll results database/sources, social media platforms, content sites, and/or other sources. For polling data, each category of results may correspond to direct responses to polling questions. For example, a question may be posed to respondents “do you have a favorable or unfavorable impression of ...
Power and performance aware memory-controller voting mechanism
Qualcomm Incorporated
December 07, 2017 - N°20170351316

In some aspects, a method for adjusting an operating frequency of a memory controller is provided, wherein a graphics processing unit (gpu) accesses a memory via the memory controller. The method includes monitoring activity of the gpu to determine an active time of the gpu, comparing the determined active time with an active threshold, and, if the determined active time ...
Distributing embedded content within videos hosted by an online system
Facebook, Inc.
November 30, 2017 - N°20170347142

An online system analyzes videos from video hosting systems to identify embedded contents in the videos. The online system associates embedded content with videos that include the embedded content. The online system determines statistics describing distribution of the embedded content by the video hosting system, for example, the rate at which the embedded content is included in videos and demographics ...
System and method for video gathering and processing
Facebook, Inc.
November 30, 2017 - N°20170346864

A system and method to capture, generate and transfer processed graphics data, image data, audio data, and other data for smooth, high-performance presentation on portable or other devices with low overhead on all system(s) involved.
System and method for kernel level video operations
Facebook, Inc.
November 30, 2017 - N°20170346792

A system and method of kernel level operations that load, detect and utilizes customized kernel level drivers in which the customized kernel level drivers make possible direct calls that interact with kernel level, hardware abstraction level or hardware level objects that reports false or non-standard information to associated hardware by manipulating low level system and device memory directly as opposed ...
Methods and apparatus to estimate ratings for media assets using social media
The Nielsen Company (us), Llc
November 30, 2017 - N°20170346582

Methods, apparatus, systems and articles of manufacture to estimate ratings for media assets using social media are disclosed. An example method includes accessing media exposure data and social media activity data corresponding to a plurality of media assets in a media bundle, the media assets included in the media bundle having audience demographics that overlap with a first media asset, ...
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Hardware-accelerated graphics for web applications using native code modules
Google Inc.
November 30, 2017 - N°20170345203

Some embodiments provide a system that executes a web application. During operation, the system loads the web application in a web browser and loads a native code module associated with the web application into a secure runtime environment. Next, the system writes a set of rendering commands to a command buffer using the native code module and concurrently reads the ...
Bandwidth-efficient lossy fragment color compression of multi-sample pixels
Intel Corporation
November 30, 2017 - N°20170345186

Described herein are technologies related to facilitate lossy compression for multi-sample color data of computer graphics that maximizes the apparent quality of pixels while avoiding a corresponding burden on memory and processor bandwidth.
Online texture compression and decompression in hardware
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
November 30, 2017 - N°20170345125

A method of variable rate compression of image data in an image pipeline of a graphics processing system, the method includes identifying, by a processor of the graphics processing system, a set of ctiles associated with the image data, each ctile including a plurality of pixels, for each ctile of the set of ctiles identifying, by the processor, a pivot ...
System for optimizing graphics operations
Apple Inc.
November 30, 2017 - N°20170345123

Disclosed is a system for producing images including techniques for reducing the memory and processing power required for such operations. The system provides techniques for programmatically representing a graphics problem. The system further provides techniques for reducing and optimizing graphics problems for rendering with consideration of the system resources, such as the availability of a compatible gpu.
Hierarchical lossless compression and null data support
Intel Corporation
November 30, 2017 - N°20170345122

Described herein are computer graphics technologies to facilitate effective and efficient memory handling for blocks of memory including texture maps. More particularly, one or more implementations described herein facilitates hierarchical lossless compression of memory with null data support for memory resources, including texture maps. More particularly still, one or more implementations described herein facilitates the use of meta-data for lossless ...
Bandwidth-efficient lossless fragment color compression of multi-sample pixels
Intel Corporation
November 30, 2017 - N°20170345121

Described herein are technologies related to facilitate lossless compression for multi-sample color data of computer graphics that maximizes the apparent quality of pixels while avoiding a corresponding burden on memory and processor bandwidth.
Lossy depth compression of multi-sample pixels
Intel Corporation
November 30, 2017 - N°20170345120

Described herein are technologies related to facilitating lossy compression for multi-sampled depth data of computer graphics that maximizes the apparent quality of pixels while avoiding a corresponding burden on memory and processor bandwidth. The technologies described herein provide high-quality multi-sampling for pixels or groups of pixels that are covered by a small number of triangles, and provides a guaranteed minimum ...
Method and system for providing a dashboard for determining resource allocation for marketing
Boston Consulting Group Uk Llp
November 30, 2017 - N°20170345096

Methods and system are described for determining marketing fund value for a product. Multiple input variables are determined to estimate one or more dependent variables. The marketing fund value is calculated based on a combined function of one or more dependent variables. A dashboard has been provided for displaying the marketing fund value by means of a plurality of infographics ...
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