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 High-speed hotspot or defect imaging with a charged particle beam system patent thumbnailnew patent 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.
Kla-tencor Corporation


 Apparatus and  dynamic polygon or primitive sorting for improved culling patent thumbnailnew patent 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 patent thumbnailnew patent 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.
Nvidia Corporation


 Method and system for rendering rectangle drawing objects using one-line raster image data patent thumbnailnew patent 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 patent thumbnailError 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 patent thumbnailMethods 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..
Myheat Inc.


 Generating a breast parameter map patent thumbnailGenerating 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 patent thumbnailApparatus 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 patent thumbnailMoving 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 patent thumbnailExploiting 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.
Intel Corporation


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..
Intel Corporation

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..
Tektronix, Inc.

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.
Emagin Corporation

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.

Image data generation device

There are provided: a tray information acquisition unit configured to acquire tray information indicating the size and direction of sheets stacked on a plurality of paper feed trays of a printing machine, and the number of remaining sheets; a number-of-pages calculator configured to calculate the number of print pages of the image data based on the print job; and a raster image processor configured to determine the direction of the image data based on the tray information and the number of print pages, and generate image data by performing a raster image processing.. .
Riso Kagaku Corporation

Liquid droplet ejecting method and liquid droplet ejecting apparatus

A liquid droplet ejecting method which includes forming an image which is configured by a raster which is completed using liquid droplet ejecting operations of n times by alternately repeating a transport operation, and a liquid droplet ejecting operation in which liquid droplets are ejected on the medium while moving a first head which includes a plurality of nozzles, and a second head which aligns on the upstream side of the first head, in a scanning direction which intersects the transport direction in a scanning manner, in which, in a liquid droplet ejecting operation after a liquid droplet ejecting operation in which a first nozzle column and a second nozzle column are used in one liquid droplet ejecting operation, the number of times m (blank time) in which a liquid droplet ejecting operation of not using the second nozzle column is continuously executed is less than 0.5n.. .
Seiko Epson Corporation

Functional material and preparing the same, three-dimensional display raster and display device

The present invention provides a functional material, its preparation method, a three-dimensional display raster and a display device, which belongs to the display technical field and can solve the pollution problem in current three-dimensional display devices. The functional material includes an inorganic mixed powder with a modified layer, the inorganic mixed powder comprising boron oxide, sodium oxide, lithium oxide, zirconium oxide, aluminum oxide, zinc oxide, titanium oxide, silicon dioxide, calcium oxide, silver complexes, silver phosphate, silver nitrate, tourmaline, silver thiosulfate, carbon nanotubes, aluminum sulfate, manganese, manganese oxide, iron, iron oxide, cobalt, cobalt oxide, nickel, nickel oxide, chromium, chromium oxide, copper, copper oxide, magnesium oxide, boron carbide, silicon carbide, titanium carbide, zirconium carbide, tantalum carbide, molybdenum carbide, boron nitride, chromium nitride, titanium nitride, zirconium nitride, aluminum nitride, chromium boride, cr3b4, titanium boride, zirconium boride, tungsten disilicide, titanium disilicide and the like; the modified layer being generated by a reaction of a dianhydride and a diamine..
Beijing Boe Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd.

Microscope for evanescent illumination and point-shaped raster illumination

The present invention relates to a microscope (30) comprising an objective (1) and an illumination unit (31) for selectable generation of an orthoscopic beam path (14) proceeding through the objective (1) for pointlike scanning illumination, and of a conoscopic beam path (13) proceeding through the objective (1) for evanescent illumination of an object, the illumination unit comprising: a light source (10) for generating illuminating rays along an illuminating beam path (32); a displacement unit (7) for deflecting the illuminating beam path (32); a scanning eyepiece (8), placed after the displacement unit (7), for focusing the illuminating rays into an image plane (11) of the scanning eyepiece (8); and a mirror surface (6) arranged in the image plane (11) of the scanning eyepiece (8), having a transparent region (27) for generating the orthoscopic beam path (14) and having an at least partly reflective region (28) facing toward the scanning eyepiece (8) for generating the conoscopic beam path (13) from the illuminating beam path (32), the image plane (11) of the scanning eyepiece (8) being located, with reference to the conoscopic beam path (13), in a plane conjugated with the exit pupil (2) of the objective (1).. .
Leica Microsystems Cms Gmbh

Apparatus and generating bitmap of 3-dimensional model

Disclosed are an apparatus and method of generating a bitmap of a 3d model. The apparatus for generating a bitmap of a 3d model includes a pixel column generator configured to divide a 3d space into a plurality of pixel columns parallel to an output direction of a 3d printer, an intersection point calculator configured to calculate intersection points between the plurality of pixel columns and the 3d model, a rasterizer configured to rasterize the pixel columns and determine a support material region in each of the rasterized pixel columns based on the intersection points; and a bitmap generator configured to generate the bitmap of the 3d model by merging the rasterized pixel columns..
Samsung Sds Co., Ltd.

Method for determining location of short-circuit point in raster device

A method for determining location of a short-circuit point in a raster device comprises: applying a first dc voltage signal to a common electrode layer in the raster device; applying a second dc voltage signal to only first transparent electrodes in the raster device, or a second dc voltage signal to only second transparent electrodes in the raster device, or a second dc voltage signal to both the first transparent electrodes and the second transparent electrodes in the raster device, an absolute value of a difference between a voltage value of the first dc voltage signal and a voltage value of the second dc voltage signal being not lower than a liquid crystal deflection threshold voltage value (501); acquiring grayscale values of corresponding display areas in the raster device and determining the location of the short-circuit point according to the acquired grayscale values (502). The method provides a solution for determining the location of the short-circuit point which is in contact with the first transparent electrode and the second transparent electrode simultaneously..
Boe Technology Group Co., Ltd.

Method to improve the system stability of inkjet printing systems

A method for stabilizing a print quality in an inkjet printing system is described. The inkjet printing system can include a nozzle arrangement that may be activated with a number of control signals that can be used to fire ink droplets with corresponding different droplet sizes onto a recording medium.
Oce Printing Systems Gmbh & Co. Kg

Coarse grid design methods and structures

A layer of a mask material is deposited on a substrate. A beam of energy is scanned across the mask material in a rasterized linear pattern and in accordance with a scan pitch that is based on a pitch of conductive structure segments to be formed on the substrate.
Tela Innovations, Inc.

Image compression device, image compression method, and image compression program

A reference image is generated by converting a vector image into a raster image, a temporarily-compressed image is generated by compressing the raster image according to a compression ratio, a comparison image of the same size as the reference image is generated by subjecting the temporarily-compressed image to interpolation enlargement processing, the above processing is repeated while varying the compression ratio if the error ratio between the reference image and the comparison image is greater than a benchmark error ratio, the above processing is repeated while varying the benchmark error ratio if the image volume of the temporarily-compressed image is greater than a predetermined memory capacity when the error ratio is at or under the benchmark error ratio, and the temporarily-compressed image is stored in memory as a compressed image of a vector image if the image volume of the temporarily-compressed image is at or under the memory capacity.. .
Dena Co., Ltd.

Method and system for intelligent crane lifting

A method is proposed for automatically generating a crane lifting path describing the motion of a crane. The method includes: laser scanning a plant to generate one or more point clouds; using the point clouds to identify objects to be lifted by the crane; rasterizing the laser scanned point clouds to generate digital data describing the plant and in a format for input to a graphics processing unit (gpu); and iteratively optimizing a crane lifting path, including using the gpu and the digital data to detect collisions between one or more cranes and the plant if the crane follows the crane lifting path..
Pec Limited

Medium prompting mechanism

A method is disclosed. The method includes receiving a request for paper properties needed to perform page raster image processing (rip) of a page and prompting an operator to load a virtual paper without inserting a physical medium..

System and color management of mixed content documents

A system and method is provided for color managing different content objects in at least one source file. In one embodiment of the present invention, the system includes a color management module, a rendering module, an interface (e.g., gui), and a memory module for storing a plurality of color profiles.
Artifex Software Inc.

Display apparatus

A display apparatus comprises a first panel (100) and a second panel (200) disposed in a spaced manner with the first panel (100). The first panel (100) comprises multiple first display groups and each first display group comprises multiple columns of sub pixels.
Boe Technology Group Co., Ltd.

Method for creating a microscope image, microscopy device, and deflecting device

The invention relates to a method for creating a microscope image of at least part of an object, wherein the method comprises the following steps: a. Emitting excitation light of an excitation wavelength aex by means of a light source, b.
Georg-august-universitaet Goettingen Stiftung Oeffentlichen Rechts

Method and device for positioning terminal location

The present invention discloses a method, which mainly includes: calculating location information of a estimated point by using a set algorithm according to location information of an original point; and calculating a wireless eigenvalue of the estimated point according to a wireless eigenvalue of the original point obtained by measuring; when a wireless eigenvalue reported by a terminal is received, positioning a location of the terminal according to the wireless eigenvalue of the original point and the wireless eigenvalue of the estimated point. In this way, in a mathematical model manner, location information and a wireless eigenvalue of an unmeasured raster point are fitted, with no need to increase an additional measurement workload, thereby saving a resource.
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

Compensated laser cutting of labels

Apparatuses and embodiments related to compensated laser cutting of labels. A computer system receives an image of a label, and rasterizes the image.
Electronics For Imaging, Inc.

System and enhanced ion pump lifespan

Within an ion pump, accelerated ions leave the center portion of an anode tube due to the anode tube symmetry and the generally symmetrical electric fields present. The apparent symmetry within the anode tube may be altered by making the anode tube longitudinally segmented and applying independent voltages to each segment.
Hamilton Sundstrand Corporation

System and enhanced ion pump lifespan

Within an ion pump, accelerated ions leave the center portion of an anode tube due to the anode tube symmetry and the generally symmetrical electric fields present. The apparent symmetry within the anode tube may be altered by making the anode tube longitudinally segmented and applying independent voltages to each segment.
Hamilton Sunstrand Corporation



Raster topics:
  • Coordinates
  • Memory Locations
  • Decompress
  • Decompression
  • Computing Device
  • Compressed Sensing
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging
  • Formatting
  • Characters
  • Image Recognition
  • Ed Coating
  • Interrupted


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