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| Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and storage medium|
A method for generating a raster image according to a tile drawing command includes acquiring a tile drawing command for repeatedly rasterizing a specified object, determining whether an interval in which the object is repeated in a predetermined direction based on the acquired tile drawing command is an integer pixel width in a coordinate system of the raster image, generating, based on the acquired tile drawing command, another tile drawing command for repeatedly rasterizing the object in the predetermined direction in an interval of an integer pixel width in the coordinate system, wherein the generated another tile drawing command includes a plurality of pieces of information corresponding to a plurality of scaling factors, scaling, based on the another tile drawing command, the object to repeatedly rasterize the object in the predetermined direction.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
| Epos printing|
A script language compatible with html is used to define methods or objects capable of communicating directly with an intelligent module for printing operations without going through a web browser's print selection option. A print api library provides the needed methods/objects for creating an html print document, and converting it to raster image data using a user-selected conversion method.
Seiko Epson Corporation
| Verification of transformed content|
A computer manages methods for determining accurate document transformation by rendering the source document into a non-rasterized format, where the non-rasterized format is a rendered source document. The computer rendering the target document into a non-rasterized format, where the non-rasterized format is a rendered target document.
International Business Machines Corporation
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.
|Image processing edge detection and laser eye surgery system incorporating the same|
A method of imaging an object includes obtaining an image data set from a raster scan. The image data set has a plurality of data points, each data point having an associated location and intensity; generating a reduced data set by selectively removing one or more data points from the image data set based upon an assigned probability of retaining the one or more data points in the data set, the assigned probability being a function of the intensity of a data point; generating a triangulation graph as a planar subdivision having faces that are triangles, the vertices of which are the data points and the edges of which are adjacent vertices; and segmenting the triangulated data set by finding a path with lowest cost between that vertex and every other vertex, wherein the cost is a function of the respective intensity of the vertices..
|System and manipulating objects in a computational acoustic-potential field|
A novel system and method based on three-dimensional acoustic-manipulation technology is disclosed. By changing the distribution of an acoustic-potential field generated by ultrasonic phased arrays, objects can be levitated and animated.
Pixie Dust Technologies, Inc.
|Variable resolution virtual reality display system|
A virtual reality display system that renders images at different resolutions in different parts of a display. Reduces rendering latency by rendering at a lower resolution in selected regions, for example on the sides of a display where human vision has lower resolution than in the center.
Ariadne's Thread (usa), Inc. (dba Immerex)
|Image forming converting print data into intermediate data, controlling image forming apparatus, and storage medium|
There is provided an image forming apparatus configured to process print data of a plurality of pages includes a plurality of interpreters configured to generate intermediate data of the plurality of pages by interpreting the print data, a control unit configured to specify different pages for different interpreters, and, for each specified page, cause a corresponding interpreter to generate the intermediate data of the specified page or specified pages, and a generation unit configured to generate a raster image of the page based on the generated intermediate data, wherein, based on interpretation of the print data of an invalid page, any one interpreter of the plurality of interpreters generates the intermediate data of a page subsequent to the invalid page without requiring the page to be specified by the control unit.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
|Print control apparatus, and print control method|
A print control apparatus receives a print job with a print page range indicating target pages selected among all pages of the print job, the print job including a plurality of documents, the target pages including pages of different documents, and selectively rasterizes the received print job according to the print page range, so that the target pages are rasterized and pages among the all pages other than the target pages are not rasterized.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
|Hierarchical quadrant based coverage testing for rasterization|
In embodiments described herein, graphics hardware is described to reduce the number of wasted clock cycles expended during rasterization and performs coverage test iteration in a cache coherent manner. An exemplary embodiment comprises block selection logic to select an initial block of pixels associated with edges of a primitive and edge determination logic to analyze the initial block of pixels to determine a set of fully covered quadrants of the initial block of pixels and analyze a block of pixels adjacent to the initial block of pixels to determine whether the block of adjacent pixels is void..
Bowtie nanoantennas and methods of using the same
A pillar-nanoantenna array structure is fabricated with a substrate to which pairs of pillars are coupled, where the pillars are characterized either by a thermal conductance less than 0.1 μw/deg or by transparency and a height exceeding thickness by at least a factor of two. Metallic caps atop a neighboring pair of pillars are separated by no more than 50 nm.
The Board Of Trustees Of The University Of Illinois
System for adjusting operation of a printer during three-dimensional object printing to compensate for errors in object formation
A printer compensates for printing errors occurring during production of the layers for the formation of an object in a three-dimensional printer. The printer includes an optical sensor that generates data corresponding to edges of each layer of the object after each layer is printed.
Adaptive load balancing in software emulation of gpu hardware
Aspects of the present disclosure describe a software based emulator of a graphics processing unit (gpu) that is configured to operate over a cloud-based network. A virtual image containing graphics primitives is divided into a plurality of tiles.
Sony Interactive Entertainment Inc.
Special processing indicators for print verification systems
Systems and methods are provided for print verification. One embodiment is a print verification system (pvs) that includes an imaging device which image pages of physical print media that were marked by a printer for a print job.
Ricoh Company, Ltd.
Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and storage medium
An information processing apparatus generates intermediate data to convert input print data into raster image data. The information processing apparatus includes a decoding unit configured to decode coded compression data of an image object to be drawn in an image based on the print data, and a rendering unit configured to generate raster image data by performing rendering for each region of the image with reference to image data of the image object stored by a storing unit.
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
Automated printing images on a surface
A system for printing an image on a surface includes a robot, a printhead having a reference line printing mechanism, and a reference line sensor. The robot has at least one arm.
The Boeing Company
2-d straight-scan on imaging surface with a raster polygon
A 2-d scanning system uses a fast-rotating raster-polygon as a single scanning component to produce straight scan lines over a 2-d image surface. An approach angle of incident light beams to the raster-polygon is selected to minimize pin-cushion distortion of scan lines introduced by polygon scanning on the image surface, and a tilt angle of the rotational axis of the raster-polygon is selected to position said polygon-scanning distortion symmetrically on the image surface.
High-speed hotspot or defect imaging with a charged particle beam system
An inspection tool includes a controller that is configured to generate a scan pattern for an electron beam to image areas of interest on the wafer. The scan pattern minimizes dwell time of the electron beam on the surface of the wafer between the areas of interest.
Apparatus and dynamic polygon or primitive sorting for improved culling
An apparatus and method are described for dynamic polygon or primitive sorting for improved culling. For example, one embodiment of an apparatus comprises: a rasterization unit to receive a plurality of polygons to be rasterized in an original ordering; and depth test evaluation logic to determine whether a current polygon is fully visible, partially visible or occluded; and reordering logic to incrementally alter the original ordering by swapping each occluded polygon with another polygon positioned relatively lower in the original ordering and by swapping each fully visible polygon with another polygon positioned relatively higher in the original ordering..
Piecewise linear irregular rasterization
One embodiment of the present invention includes a method for rendering a geometry object in a computer-generated scene. A screen space associated with a display screen is divided into a set of regions.
Method and system for rendering rectangle drawing objects using one-line raster image data
A method and system for rendering rectangle drawing objects are provided. For at least a first rectangle drawing object and a second rectangle drawing object, a determination is made if the second rectangle drawing object satisfies a predetermined condition with respect to the first rectangle drawing object.
Kyocera Document Solutions Inc.
Error correction data in a video transmission signal
A transmitter transmits a raster-type video signal. For each one of a plurality of active video segments of a frame of the video signal, the transmitter derives redundant data from the respective active video segment and inserts the redundant data into a horizontal blanking segment of the video signal..
Semtech Canada Corporation
Methods and systems for object based geometric fitting
Described herein are various implementations of a process and a system for automatically performing object based geometric fitting. The process may include spatially superimposing a mask dataset comprising mask-objects on a raster image comprising image-objects, and locally superimposing individual mask-objects on individual image-objects, until a dataset is obtained wherein mask-objects are geometrically fitted to image-objects..
Generating a breast parameter map
The present invention relates to a medical imaging device for generating a breast parameter map in order to improve mammographic images. The medical imaging device comprises an image unit, a raster unit, a definition unit, a generating unit, and a provision unit.
Koninklijke Philips N.v.
Apparatus and generating bitmap of 3-dimensional model
Disclosed are an apparatus and method for generating a bitmap of a three-dimensional (3d) model. The apparatus for generating a bitmap of a 3d model includes a plane generator configured to generate a plurality of planes including an outline of a cross section obtained by cutting a 3d model in a direction parallel to an output direction of a 3d printer, a rasterizer configured to rasterize the plurality of planes in a direction perpendicular to the output direction, calculate a weight of a pixel using a weight transition point based on outline segments constituting the outline, and determine a type of each pixel generated through the rasterization based on the weight, and a bitmap generator configured to merge pixels having the same coordinate in the output direction to generate a bitmap for a plane perpendicular to the output direction..
Samsung Sds Co., Ltd.
Moving object detection, tracking, and displaying systems
An alert and tracking system implemented on a computing device with a processor is presented. The system comprises a display with a viewing portion and a raster portion comprising a plurality of rasters.
Innovative Signal Analysis, Inc.
Exploiting frame to frame coherency in a sort-middle architecture
Pixel values that were computed in a previous frame may be reused for the current frame, operating in a sort-middle architecture. A hash or some other compact representation of all the data used in a tile, including all triangles, uniforms, textures, shaders, etc.
Dynamic, parameterized image resource selection
Embodiments are directed to providing an image in response to a request for an image and to requesting an image for a specified context. In one scenario, a computer system stores multiple image representations of a corresponding visual asset identified by an identifier.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc
3d printer based on a staggered nozzle array
A 3d printer is based on a two dimensional staggered nozzle array, depositing each layer in a raster scan mode. Each nozzle contains an individually controlled mechanical high speed valve, and multiple nozzles are fed from a constant pressure reservoir, typically containing molten polymer..
System and multi-resolution raster data processing
An improved method and system are provided for constructing square multi-resolution tiles for use with spatial multi-resolution raster data. This improvement permits more efficient storage, processing and display of raster tiles at different resolutions.
Pitney Bowes Inc.
Image forming apparatus having plurality of processing units for generating intermediate data, and controlling the image forming apparatus
When the generation of intermediate data of the following page is completed before the generation of intermediate data of the preceding page, the rasterization of the intermediate data of the following page is performed after completion of the generation and rasterization of the intermediate data of the preceding page.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
Method for detecting synchronization signal for device-to-device (d2d) communication in wireless communication system and apapratus therefor
The present invention relates to a method in which a user equipment transmits and receives a synchronization signal of the user equipment for device-to-device (d2d) communication in a wireless communication system. Specifically, the method comprises a step of monitoring the synchronization signal for the d2d communication (d2dss), wherein the d2dss is assigned in an interval of a multiple raster unit from a center frequency..
Lg Electronics Inc.
Graphic processing device and processing graphic images
Provided is a graphic processing device and method for a graphic processing. The graphic processing device includes: a scan converter configured to calculate raster data and generate a first shading request signal requesting shading for pixels corresponding to a polygon based on the raster data; a fragment skipper configured to group the pixels corresponding to the first shading request signal into at least one pixel group, to select at least one of pixels included each pixel group as a shading pixel, and to generate a second shading signal requesting shading for the shading pixel in each pixel group; a shader configured to perform shading for the shading pixel in each pixel group to generate a value of the shading pixel in each pixel group based on the second shading request signal; and a fragment filter configured to generate an image by calculating values of the pixels corresponding to the polygon based on the values of the shading pixel in each pixel group..
Nexell Co., Ltd.
Raster-based mesh decimation
Concepts and technologies are described herein for providing raster-based mesh decimation. Generally described, input data defining a model is processed to render the model as a depth map from a multitude of perspectives.
Optimizing shading process for mixed order-sensitive and order-insensitive shader operations
A graphics processing unit (gpu) includes programmable shader hardware and grouping hardware. The grouping hardware receives pixels collected from a set of primitives, wherein pixel locations of each primitive have been obtained through rasterization of a set of vertices of the primitive.
Mediatek Singapore Pte. Ltd.
Apparatus and non-uniform frame buffer rasterization
An apparatus and method are described for a non-uniform rasterizer. For example, one embodiment of an apparatus comprises: a graphics processor to process graphics data and render images using the graphics data; and a non-uniform rasterizer within the graphics processor to determine different resolutions to be used for different regions of an image, the non-uniform rasterizer to receive a plurality of polygons to be rasterized and to responsively rasterize the polygons in accordance with the different resolutions..
Method to visually review a print data stream present in a print data language
In a method for visually reviewing a print data stream present in a print data language, the print data stream is rastered using a rastering device of a printing system. The rastered print data is cached in a print data memory at the printing system.
Oce Printing Systems Gmbh & Co. Kg
Compact scanner assembly with a resonant scanner and two galvanometer scanners for multi region of interest (mroi) imaging and targeting of intact tissue
Provided herein are apparatuses and methods using a compact scanner assembly for multi region of interest (mroi) imaging and targeting of an intact tissue sample. The compact scanner assembly for mroi imaging, comprises a set of three electromagnetically actuated scanning mirrors, the first comprising a resonant scanner (r) driven at its resonant frequency, the second comprising a galvanometer scanner (g1) having a mirror (m1), the third comprising a galvanometer scanner (g2) having a mirror (m2), wherein the galvanometer scanners (g1) and (g2) are driven by a lower bandwidth control signal specifying an angle for mirror (m1) and (m2), wherein the scanners are arranged sequentially as (r) (g1) (g2), wherein the set of three scanning mirrors are within a single scanner assembly (rgg), wherein the compact scanner assembly for mroi combines raster scanning with random-access scanning to target multiple rois for targeting and imaging..
Vidrio Technologies, Llc
User equipment assisted deployment in an unlicensed band
A user apparatus having a primary cell on a licensed band is requested to scan an unlicensed band, the scanning being performed with a raster. The thus obtained availability of the unlicensed band is used for determining a secondary cell.
Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy
Intensity information display
A method can include generating raster images from digitized signals, each raster image including multiple pixels that each have a count of the number of signals that pass through it, and generating sets of ranges of counts from the totality of counts in a rasterizer image and selected limits on that totality. The method can also include generating mapped images from the raster images and sets of ranges of counts, each mapped image including multiple pixels that each have an output intensity determined by the specific range of counts that contains the corresponding rasterizer image pixel count..
Untransformed display lists in a tile based rendering system
3-d rendering systems include a rasterization section that can fetch untransformed geometry, transform geometry and cache data for transformed geometry in a memory. As an example, the rasterization section can transform the geometry into screen space.
Imagination Technologies Limited
Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and storage medium
An image processing apparatus performing a rasterization process with a scanline method interprets a received printing job and generates objects. In an objecting combining process, the reception objects are spooled, the generated objects are interpreted, and it is subsequently determined whether or not the objects are vertically long objects to be combined into a single object.
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
Image recording apparatus and non-transitory storage medium storing instructions to be executed by the image recording apparatus
In an image recording apparatus, when an advance notification about execution of interrupt recording is accepted at a first time point that is a middle of creation of raster data on a first processed page of a first job and when an instruction for execution of the interrupt recording is accepted at a second time point that is a middle of creation of raster data on a second processed page of the first job, a controller continues creation of the raster data on the first job and storing of the created raster data until the second time point. The controller stores yet-to-be-recorded raster data that is a portion of the raster data on the first job and that corresponds to at least one page before the second processed page.
Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
Liquid ejecting apparatus and liquid ejecting method
A printer includes an ejecting head, and a printing control section, in which the ejecting head ejects ink onto the sheet while performing scanning of a plurality of times with respect to a predetermined raster line which extends in the scanning direction. In addition, the printing control section sets a nozzle use rate of a first complementing nozzle which is higher than a nozzle use rate in normal operation as a nozzle use rate of a complementing nozzle which ejects ink to a pixel to which a defective nozzle should eject ink on the sheet, instead of the defective nozzle, when the defective nozzle is detected, and sets a nozzle use rate of a second complementing nozzle which is lower than that of the first complementing nozzle as a nozzle use rate of a supplementary complementing nozzle which is the peripheral nozzle of the complementing nozzle..
Seiko Epson Corporation
Method of implementing global illumination with oled displays
A method of implementing global illumination in an organic light emitting diode (oled) display device utilizing an external shutter to reduce visual artifacts and motion blurring. The display device has a screen for displaying image data and a plurality of pixels each including an organic light-emitting diode.
Unified rasterization and ray tracing rendering environments
A graphics processor architecture provides for scan conversion and ray tracing approaches to visible surface determination as concurrent and separate processes. Surfaces can be identified for shading by scan conversion and ray tracing.
Imagination Technologies Limited
Low-latency high bandwidth data path
A low-latency high bandwidth data path software application relating to the ability to apply maskless lithography patterns to a substrate in a manufacturing process is disclosed. The application processes graphical objects and configures the graphical objects for partition into a plurality of trapezoids.
Applied Materials, Inc.
Print control apparatus, printer, print control method, and non-transitory computer readable medium
A print control apparatus includes a generating section, a converting section, a calculating section, and a selecting section. The generating section generates intermediate data by analyzing print data, the intermediate data being data in a stage preceding raster data that is a group of pixels.
Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.
Method and residual stress measurement through indentation with in-situ generated reference
Methods and apparatuses for measurement of residual stresses are provided. For example, a method includes indenting a first portion of a sample having residual stress and generating a residual stress reference zone at a second portion of the sample.
Exponential Business And Technologies Company
Liquid droplet discharge apparatus, mask pattern, and liquid droplet discharge method
The liquid droplet discharge apparatus (ink jet printer) includes a head having a nozzle row in which nozzles capable of discharging liquid droplets onto paper as a medium are aligned, and a carriage unit as a movement portion which moves the head relatively to the paper, the ink jet printer discharging the liquid droplets onto the paper through the nozzles by causing the head to perform main scanning a plurality of number of times by the carriage unit. In the ink jet printer, when a region from a nozzle at one end to a first nozzle located at a position away from the nozzle at the one end by a first predetermined distance is set to a first region, a region from a nozzle at the other end at an opposite side to the one end to a second nozzle located at a position away from the nozzle at the other end by a second predetermined distance is set to a second region, and a region between the first region and the second region is set to a third region on the nozzle row, a thinned-out portion is present on each of raster lines formed by nozzles in the third region..
Seiko Epson Corporation
Image processing apparatus, image forming apparatus, and non-transitory computer readable medium
An image processing apparatus includes a memory, a generation unit, and a warning unit. The memory stores drawing commands used to determine print data for which security control is necessary.
Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.