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 System and  preventing retransmission of dropped data packets from a mobile station patent thumbnailSystem and preventing retransmission of dropped data packets from a mobile station
A system for circumventing retransmission of dropped data packets from a source mobile station is envisaged. The source mobile station is coupled to a destination mobile station.
Tejas Networks Limited


 Image processing system and method patent thumbnailImage processing system and method
An image processing apparatus and a method thereof are provided. The image processing apparatus includes at least one processor configured to implement: a decoder which decodes input image data; and a rendering module which renders the decoded image data according to a rendering cycle which corresponds to a refresh rate of a display to display a plurality of image frames of the image data, wherein the decoder decodes the input image data only when the processor is not being in use for rendering by the rendering module..
Hanwha Techwin Co., Ltd.


 Image processing apparatus,  controlling image processing apparatus, and non-transitory recording medium patent thumbnailImage processing apparatus, controlling image processing apparatus, and non-transitory recording medium
An image processing apparatus includes a control circuit and an image processing circuit. The control circuit divides a target image stored in a memory into predetermined units to generate a plurality of block image, generates rendering determination information for each of the plurality of block images, and stores the rendering determination information in the memory.
Ricoh Company, Ltd.


 System and  rendering music patent thumbnailSystem and rendering music
A system and method for rendering music is provided. The method includes: receiving a request for electronic content; parsing the electronic content to determine a music notation element; translating the music notation; creating a music notation object based on the translation; and rendering the music notation object via a browser application.
D2l Corporation


 Dynamically managing memory footprint for tile based rendering patent thumbnailDynamically managing memory footprint for tile based rendering
The introduction of an “out-of-memory” marker in the sorted tile geometry sequence for a tile may aid in handling out-of-memory frames. This marker allows hardware to continue rendering using the original data stream instead of the sorted data stream.
Intel Corporation


 High speed display interface patent thumbnailHigh speed display interface
Methods and devices employing circuitry for dynamically adjusting bandwidth control of a display interface are provided. The display interface or image content is dynamically adjusted to support both high-speed image data (e.g., 120 hz image data) and lower-speed content (e.g., 60 hz content).
Apple Inc.


 Combining sampling arrangements and distributions for stochastic integration in rendering patent thumbnailCombining sampling arrangements and distributions for stochastic integration in rendering
Systems, methods and articles of manufacture for sampling visual characteristics of a three-dimensional scene. Embodiments include collecting a plurality of samples within the three-dimensional scene.
Disney Enterprises, Inc.


 Storage medium, information processing apparatus and control method patent thumbnailStorage medium, information processing apparatus and control method
An information processing apparatus determines whether a background object is included in a predetermined volume defined between a viewpoint position for rendering a scene and a reference object that is a reference for rendering; and if it determines that the background object is included in the predetermined volume, changes the viewpoint position to a viewpoint candidate position defined based on the background object. Also, the apparatus determines whether a character object exists in a predetermined range from a viewpoint position for rendering the scene, and sets, for a target character object determined to exist in the predetermined range from the viewpoint position a transparency of the target character object overall,.
Square Enix Co., Ltd.


 Method and  tile-based rendering patent thumbnailMethod and tile-based rendering
A method and apparatus of performing tile-based rendering is provided. The method of performing tile-based rendering includes calculating parameters related to a bezier curve included in an object, by using geometric information of the object, classifying tiles included in a frame based on the parameters, and performing the tile-based rendering based on the classifying of the tiles..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


 Method, apparatus and system for rendering regions of an image patent thumbnailMethod, apparatus and system for rendering regions of an image
A method of rendering an image is disclosed. A plurality of non-overlapping regions of the image is received, each region being associated with a fill compositing stack comprising a plurality of levels to be composited to determine colour data of said region, each level being defined by a compositing operation and a colour operand.
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha


Medical image processing apparatus and method


A medical image processing apparatus comprises smoothing circuitry that receives a volumetric medical image data set corresponding to a 3d region of a subject and smooths the volumetric medical image data set to generate a smoothed medical image data set, wherein at least one part of the surface of a structure is represented in the volumetric medical image data set, rendering circuitry that produces a 2d rendered data set from the smoothed medical image data set, curvature calculation circuitry that calculates a respective curvature at each of a plurality of positions on the at least one part of the surface of the structure and smooths the calculated curvatures to obtain smoothed calculated curvatures, and shading addition circuitry that adds shading to the 2d rendered data set in dependence on the smoothed calculated curvatures.. .
Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation


Vectorized two stage tile-based scaling


Image scaling disclosed herein comprises receiving an image from an image capturing device and partitioning an image into at least one image tile using a partitioning module. A determination is made if the image tile requires slow scan scaling and/or fast scan scaling.
Xerox Corporation


Iterative construction of clinical history sections


A system for generating a patient clinical history for a current exam includes a clinical information database containing one or more clinical documents. Each clinical document including a list of patient specific information items.
Koninklijke Philips N.v.


Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and information processing program


Even when it takes time to perform rendering of a web page, it is made possible to execute a process intended by a user who performs an operation of pointing at an element in the web page. When an operation of pointing at a position of an element in a web page is received before drawing of the web page is completed, an information processing apparatus acquires coordinates indicating the position and a screen shot of the web page.
Rakuten, Inc.


Producing multi-author animation and multimedia using metadata


The present invention relates to the creation of digital multimedia, in particular the creation of digital animation and or audio tracks by multiple participants. Specifically, the invention relates to a novel method to facilitate, through automation, custom tools and custom methods, the creation and maintenance of a collaboration of two or more individuals who generate incremental media elements, and a resultant accretive animation and or audio thereof.

Conditionally controlled styling


In one example, a document rendering device may create a document from a document tree by determining whether a style property of a source node of the document tree may be applied to a target node of that document tree. The document rendering device may store a document tree having multiple nodes describing a document having component arranged hierarchically in a parent-child relationship.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc


Declarative cascade reordering for styles


In one example, a document rendering device may reorder a cascade level for a style property of a style sheet to maintain cohesion across multiple document components of a document. The document rendering device may store a style sheet describing rendering of a structured document having a nominal cascade level indicating a sheet hierarchy for the style sheet to resolve conflicts with style properties in other style sheets.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc


Information processing system, information processing method, and computer-readable storage medium


An information processing system includes an operating unit that receives an input in response to a user operation and that runs under a first operating system; and a main body that runs under a second operating system and operates in response to the input received by the operating unit. The main body includes a generation unit that generates a command to direct rendering of a screen corresponding to an application being executed, and a command transmission control unit that provides control to transmit the command to the operating unit.
Ricoh Company, Ltd.


Household cooking appliance


A household cooking appliance, in particular an oven, comprises a cooking chamber defined by a muffle having a flue with a fume outlet at an upper wall of the muffle, and a front door, for opening and closing the cooking chamber. The appliance further comprises a delivery channel, defined by a duct body that extends above the upper wall of the muffle, the duct body having an outlet of the delivery channel that is substantially at a front region of the appliance, above an upper portion of the door, and having a fume inlet in a lower wall of the duct body, which is in fluid communication with the fume outlet of the muffle and with the delivery channel.
Whirlpool Corporation


Circadian-friendly led light sources


Methods and apparatus for providing circadian-friendly led light sources are disclosed. A light source is formed to include a first led emission (e.g., one or more leds emitting a first spectrum) and a second led emission (e.g., one or more leds emitting a second spectrum) wherein the first and second led emissions are combined in a first ratio and in a second ratio such that while changing from the first ratio to the second ratio the relative circadian stimulation is varied while maintaining a color rendering index above 80..
Soraa, Inc.


Automated application of cut thermal adhesive films


Method of manufacturing a substrate with a cut thermal film comprises obtaining an input digital image of a design to be transferred to the substrate; storing the input image in memory; rendering design elements of the design as a single output image; based upon a bleed size value, a maximum number of negative areas, a maximum number of positive areas, and attribute values: resizing the image to include a border for bleed; filling transparent areas of the image with the substrate attribute values; creating a cutting path; creating a mask image; inverting the mask image; modifying the mask image to adjust fill areas around details, to limit negative areas to be less than the maximum number of negative areas, and to limit positive areas to be less than the maximum number of positive areas; creating cutting path data in memory as a vector path outlining the mask image.. .
Zazzle Inc.


Method and system of creating and encoding video game screen images for transmission over a network


A method of creating and encoding images, which comprises identifying a set of objects in a scene to be rendered; rendering the objects into at least two groups of images. Each of the groups of images comprises at least one image respective to that group.
Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd.


Methods, systems, and computer readable media for image guided ablation


The subject matter described herein includes methods, systems, and computer readable media for image guided ablation. One system for image guided ablation includes an ultrasound transducer for producing a real-time ultrasound image of a target volume and of surrounding tissue.
The University Of North Carolina At Chapel Hill


Stereophonic sound reproduction method and apparatus


A three-dimensional sound reproducing method includes: acquiring a multichannel audio signal; rendering signals to a channel to be reproduced according to channel information and a frequency of the multichannel audio signal; and mixing the rendered signals.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


Repeating device, interlocking system, distribution device, processing repeating device, and a program


A repeating device is made up of a viewing state determining unit that determines a viewing state of a program in a receiving device, an acquiring unit that acquires command information and additional data for rendering operation related to the program of a rendering device, and an interlocking controller that determines whether or not the command information and the additional data are to be transmitted to the rendering device, based on a determination result of the viewing state determining unit.. .
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.


Drawing operation replay in memory


Embodiments are directed to drawing operation replay in memory for video format conversion. A method includes intercepting an operating system graphics call by rendering a video stream.
Utc Fire And Security Americas Corporation, Inc.


Method and system for volume rendering based on 3d image filtering and real-time cinematic rendering


A method and apparatus for volume rendering based 3d image filtering and real-time cinematic volume rendering is disclosed. A set of 2d projection images of the 3d volume is generated using cinematic volume rendering.
Siemens Aktiengesellschaft


Method and processing 3-dimensional broadcasting signal


Provided is a three-dimensional (3d) broadcasting receiver including a tuner for receiving a broadcasting signal including a program map table (pmt) and 3d video data for 3d broadcast content, a decoder for parsing the fpa sei message, parsing 3d video format information for identification of format of the 3d video, contained in the fpa sei message, parsing default display window (ddw) information, active format description (afd) information, and bar data, contained in the 3d video data, and decoding the 3d video data, a two-dimensional (2d) extractor for extracting a 2d image for 2d display in a video frame of the decoded 3d video data according to the 3d video format information and the ddw information, an aspect ratio converter for rendering the extracted 2d image according to an aspect ratio of the receiver using the afd information and the bar data, and a display processor for displaying the rendered 2d image.. .
Lg Electronics Inc.


Method and transmission and reception of media data


A method of transmitting media data and display composition data for rendering the media data on a display region is described. In the method, the display composition data defines the spatial and/or temporal relationship between one or more media entities of the media data, the display region being composed of one or more display sub-regions.
Thomson Licensing


Display diode relative age


The description relates to display device image quality. One example can include a display, a processor, storage, a pixel run time counter, and a pixel effective age compensation component.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc


Image rendering method and apparatus


An image rendering method and apparatus where the method includes recognizing a target area from a to-be-rendered image, setting a virtual light source for the target area, and performing rendering on the target area using the virtual light source. When rendering is performed on the to-be-rendered image, the rendering performed on the to-be-rendered image is implemented using the virtual light source.
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.


Graphics processing system


When rendering a scene that includes a complex object made up of many individual primitives, rather than processing each primitive making up the object in turn, a bounding volume which surrounds the complex object is generated and the scene is then processed using the bounding volume in place of the actual primitives making up the complex object. If it is determined that the bounding volume representation of the object will be completely occluded in the scene (e.g.
Arm Limited


Head mounted system and method to compute and render a stream of digital images using a head mounted display


The invention relates to a head mounted system (10) comprising a binocular eye tracking system (14a, 14b) comprising at least a first camera (14a) arranged for acquiring a user's left eye (16a) and at least a second camera (14b) arranged for acquiring a user's right eye (16b), a head mounted display (10) comprising a first displaying means (18a) for presenting an image to a user's left eye (16a), a second displaying means (18b) for presenting an image to a user's right eye (16b), a processing unit (24, 24a, 24b) designed to process images from the eye tracking system (14a, 14b) and calculate at least a 3d position of the left (16a) and the right eye (16b) and an orientation vector of the left (16a) and the right eye (16b) and to compute and render a stream of digital images to be projected onto the user's left and right eye (16a, 16b) by means of the head mounted display, wherein the processing unit (24, 24a, 24b) is further designed to consider the 3d position of the left and the right eye (16a, 16b) and the orientation of the left and the right eye (16a, 16b) when computing and rendering the stream of digital images. The invention further relates to a method to compute and render a stream of digital images using a head mounted display..
Sensomotoric Instruments Gesellschaft Fur Innovative Sensorik Mbh


Method and system for volume rendering based 3d image filtering and real-time cinematic rendering


A method and apparatus for volume rendering based 3d image filtering and real-time cinematic volume rendering is disclosed. A set of 2d projection images of the 3d volume is generated using cinematic volume rendering.
Siemens Aktiengesellschaft


Apparatus and rendering frame by adjusting processing sequence of draw commands


Provided are methods and apparatuses for adjusting the processing sequence of draw commands for rendering images. The rendering method including determining, at a processing sequence determiner, previous draw commands that are identical to current draw commands; determining a processing sequence of the current draw commands based on depth information of the determined previous draw commands; and performing a z-test on the current draw commands based on the processing sequence, and performing shading based on a result of the z-test..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


Systems and methods for customized order processing


Various embodiments herein each include at least one of systems, methods, software, and data flows for customized order processing. One example embodiment includes receiving data representative of an ordered item and retrieving data representative of components of the ordered item based on the received data representative of the ordered item.

Procedure flow administration system and method


A method and system for collaboration between users for editing and reviewing a live procedure flow comprising at least one decision step and at least one action step is disclosed. Each step is interconnected with at least one other step by at least one flow arrow indicating a direction of flow.
Gemba Software Solutions Inc.


Web malware blocking through parallel resource rendering


Apparatus and method for transforming web resources into safe versions such that malicious code on the resources cannot attack the client viewing the resources. The invention separates the processing of insecure code from the processing of benign code.
Government Of The United States As Represetned By The Secretary Of The Air Force


Web content capturing, packaging, distribution


Computer tools, processes, and systems for capturing web content are provided. A webpage is rendered on a user device.
Savnor Technologies Llc


Techniques for rendering media as layers


Techniques are provided for rendering media as layers. Logical units of media form a media stream.
Renderx, Inc.


Providing updates for natively rendered mobile applications


Systems and methods for providing an update to a natively rendered application installed on a mobile device are provided. A method includes sending a message to a server, wherein the message includes identifying information about the application.
Kony, Inc.


Binaural rendering for headphones using metadata processing


Embodiments are described for a method of rendering audio for playback through headphones comprising receiving digital audio content, receiving binaural rendering metadata generated by an authoring tool processing the received digital audio content, receiving playback metadata generated by a playback device, and combining the binaural rendering metadata and playback metadata to optimize playback of the digital audio content through the headphones.. .
Dolby Laboratories Licensing Corporation


Text display and selection system


Systems, methods, and devices for extracting and distributing text of mixed types from displayed graphical data from a display of an electronic device are disclosed. The text types can include rendered text and text represented in rendered images.
Motorola Mobility Llc


Causing rendering of a content item segment on a bead apparatus


A method comprises receiving information associated with a content item, designating a first bead apparatus (716) to be associated with a first content item segment of the content item, the first content item segment being identified by a first content item segment identifier, causing display of a visual representation of the first content item segment identifier by the first bead apparatus (726), designating a second bead apparatus (712) to be associated with a second content item segment of the content item, the second content item segment being identified by a second content item segment identifier, causing display of a visual representation of the second content item segment identifier by the second bead apparatus (722), receiving information indicative of a selection input of the second bead apparatus, and causing rendering of the second content item segment based, at least in part, on the selection input (734). The causation of rendering comprises sending information indicative of a content item segment to a separate apparatus or causing sending of information indicative of a content item segment by another apparatus to a separate apparatus (732) such as a bead apparatus, an electronic apparatus, a server, a computer, a laptop, a television, a phone and/or the like..
Nokia Technologies Oy


Print control apparatus, print control method, image forming system, and non-transitory computer readable medium


A print control apparatus includes a generation unit, a storage unit, a transfer unit, a memory, and a controller. The generation unit generates image data by performing a rendering process in accordance with a print instruction.
Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.


Wave-power generation system, and transmission body and rotation conversion unit used therefor


A wave activated electric power generating system is durable even if exposed to a rainstorm, extremely simple in structure and highly efficient. A motion transfer medium rendering the rotary part of an electric generator less liable to produce slipping and a rotation transform member adapted to rotate while fitting with the motion transfer medium in movement are also provided.
Npo Renewable Hydrogen Network


Method of using hydrophilized bactericidal polymers


A bactericidal polymeric composition includes a hydrophilic first comonomer copolymerized to a second comonomer to produce a polymeric composition that is more hydrophilic or more bactericidal in an aqueous solution than either of the comonomers alone. Methods for identifying bactericidal polymers, methods for rendering materials bactericidal, and methods for using bactericidal compositions to kill or reduce bacterial growth are also described.
Purdue Research Foundation


Enhancing audio using a mobile device


Embodiments disclosed herein enable detection and improvement of the quality of the audio signal using a mobile device by determining the loss in the audio signal and enhancing audio by streaming the remainder portion of audio. Embodiments disclosed herein enable an improvement in the sound quality rendered by rendering devices by emitting an test audio signal from the source device, measuring the test audio signal using microphones, detecting variation in the frequency response, loudness and timing characteristics using impulse responses and correcting for them.
Caavo Inc


System and rendering optimal routing in video-on-demand networks


Methods and systems for determining optimal routing in video-on-demand (vod) networks include receiving, at least one vod title from one or more systems. One or more attributes associated with the at least one vod title are identified.
Wipro Limited


System for distributing and controlling color reproduction at multiple sites


In the color imaging system, multiple rendering devices are provided at different nodes along a network. Each rendering device has a color measurement instrument for calibrating the color presented by the rendering device.
Rah Color Technologies Llc


Single and multi-modulator projector systems with global dimming


Projector display systems comprising a light dimmer and first modulator are disclosed. The light dimmer may comprise an adjustable iris, adjustable light sources and/or lcd stack that is capable of lowering the luminance of the light source illuminated the first modulator.
Dolby Laboratories Licensing Corporation


Building a multi-tenant portal application


Providing software-as-a-service to a plurality of clients includes: selecting a first virtual portal, determining a score for a first resource to generate a first scored resource, determining a set of scored resources, visually rendering the first virtual portal and the set of portal resources, visually rendering the set of scored resources, and selecting a scored resource from the set of scored resources to be associated with the first virtual portal by updating the resource association matrix with an identifier of the scored resource. The score is selected to represent a usefulness factor of the first resource.
International Business Machines Corporation


Intercepting and supervising calls to transformed operations and objects


In an embodiment, a method comprises intercepting a first set of instructions from a server computer that define one or more objects and one or more original operations that are based, at least in part, on the one or more objects; modifying the first set of instructions by adding one or more supervisor operations that are based, at least in part, on the one or more objects; transforming the one or more original operations to produce one or more transformed operations that are based, at least in part, on the one or more supervisor operations; rendering a second set of instructions which define the one or more supervisor operations and the one or more transformed operations; sending the second set of instructions to a remote client computer.. .
Shape Security, Inc.


Detecting malware in content items


Disclosed are various systems, methods, and other embodiments directed to detection of malware in content items. To detect the malware, for example, one or more content items are identified in association with the rendering of a network page in a simulated environment.
Amazon Technologies, Inc.


Building a multi-tenant portal application


Providing software-as-a-service to a plurality of clients includes: selecting a first virtual portal, determining a score for a first resource to generate a first scored resource, determining a set of scored resources, visually rendering the first virtual portal and the set of portal resources, visually rendering the set of scored resources, and selecting a scored resource from the set of scored resources to be associated with the first virtual portal by updating the resource association matrix with an identifier of the scored resource. The score is selected to represent a usefulness factor of the first resource.
International Business Machines Corporation


Enhancing audio using a mobile device


Embodiments disclosed herein enable detection and improvement of the quality of the audio signal using a mobile device by determining the loss in the audio signal and enhancing audio by streaming the remainder portion of audio. Embodiments disclosed herein enable an improvement in the sound quality rendered by rendering devices by emitting an test audio signal from the source device, measuring the test audio signal using microphones, detecting variation in the frequency response, loudness and timing characteristics using impulse responses and correcting for them.
Caavo Inc


Display apparatus and display driving method


A display apparatus including a display panel and a display driver is provided. The display panel includes a sub-pixel repeat array.
Novatek Microelectronics Corp.


Rendering digital content based on trigger information


A method of providing digital content on an electronic device is disclosed. The method is for use with a card including trigger information, wherein the trigger information is printed on the card and removably covered by a coating, the method comprising gathering, by means of a camera, the trigger information exposed due to removal of the coating, and, based on the gathered trigger information, rendering the digital content on the electronic device.
Calay Venture S.à R.l.


Tracking system for head mounted display


A system and method of tracking a location of a head mounted display and generating additional virtual reality scene data to provide the user with a seamless virtual reality experience as the user interacts with and moves relative to the virtual reality scene. An initial position and pose of the hmd is determined using a camera or similar sensor mounted on or in the hmd.
Sony Computer Entertainment Inc.


Method and processing computer graphics primitives in tile-based graphics rendering system


An apparatus for processing primitives in a tile-based graphics processing system includes processing circuitry which is configured to determine, for a group of plural primitives, the rendering tiles that the group of primitives should be processed for. The processing circuitry is also configured to store, for the group of primitives, a data entry containing an indication of the identity of the plurality of primitives in the group of primitives, and an indication of the rendering tiles that it has been determined the group of primitives should be processed for..
Arm Limited


Graphics processing using directional representations of lighting at probe positions within a scene


Graphics processing systems can include lighting effects when rendering images. “light probes” are directional representations of lighting at particular probe positions in the space of a scene which is being rendered.
Imagination Technologies Limited


Systems and methods for soft shadowing in 3-d rendering


Graphics processing systems and methods provide soft shadowing effects into rendered images. This is achieved in a simple manner which can be implemented in real-time without incurring high processing costs so it is suitable for implementation in low-cost devices.
Imagination Technologies Limited


Three-dimensional image processing apparatus and three-dimensional image processing system


A three-dimensional image processing apparatus includes: an obtainment unit that obtains range image data from each of a plurality of range image generation devices and obtains visible light image data from each of a plurality of visible light image generation devices; a model generation unit that generates three-dimensional model data expressing a target contained in a scene based on a plurality of pieces of the range image data; a setting unit that sets a point of view for the scene; and a rendering unit that selects one of the pieces of the visible light image data in accordance with the set point of view and renders a region corresponding to the surface of the target based on the selected visible light image data.. .
Seiko Epson Corporation


Light transport classification based ray tracing


There is provided an illumination rendering system and method for use by such a system. The system includes a system processor, a system memory, and an illumination rendering engine including a ray tracing unit stored in the system memory.
Disney Enterprises, Inc


Title-based rendering method and apparatus


A tile-based rendering method and a tile-based rendering apparatus are provided. The tile-based rendering method involves performing tile binning on a first image and a second image having binocular disparity using a plurality of graphic processors based on a draw command, determining a tile of the second image having a highest similarity to a tile of the first image based on a result of the tile binning, determining a tile rendering order for each tile of the first image and the second image, based on a result of the determining of the tile of the second image having a highest similarity to the tile of the first image, and performing tile rendering, according to the determined tile rendering order..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


Method and system for generating data-efficient 2d plots


In one aspect, a method can include a computing system receiving data for rendering as a plurality of objects in a chart, and rendering the plurality of objects in a first order in a first graph in a virtual display. The method can include swapping a first object and a second object in the first order of the plurality of objects creating a second order of the plurality of objects, rendering the objects in a second graph in the virtual display based on the second order, determining that a number of visible objects in the first graph is less than a number of visible objects in the second graph, and outputting the second order of the plurality of objects for rendering on a display device based on determining that a number of visible objects in the first graph is less than a number of visible objects in the second graph..

Redundancy shader column repair


Methods, systems and non-transitory computer readable media are described. A system includes a shader pipe array, a redundant shader pipe array, a sequencer and a redundant shader switch.
Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.


System and market research within a social network


Systems and methods of the present invention provide for one or more server computers communicatively coupled to a network and configured to run, within an active memory of the server computer: a data collection query aggregating user profile data defining a user and product profile data defining products or services; a graph generation module defining a user feature common to a product feature, where a first product sharing a greatest number of features is closest to the user in the graph; a product suggestion module rendering a user interface comprising the first product, a positive response to the first product, and a negative response to the first product. If a positive response is received, the server computer renders the user interface with a second product closest in proximity to the first product, or if a negative response is received, re-generates the graph and renders the user interface comprising a second product in closest proximity to the user, but not sharing features with the first product..
Go Daddy Operating Company, Llc


System and domain name community network


Systems and methods of the present invention provide for one or more server computers communicatively coupled to a network and configured to run, within an active memory: a data collection module aggregating a plurality of domain name data; a profile generation module generating a domain name profile from the domain name data comprising attributes associated with a first domain name; a graph generation module defining domain names sharing attributes with the domain name, a second domain name in the domain names sharing a greatest number of attributes with the first domain name and closest, in proximity within a generated graph, to the first domain name; and a domain name strategy suggestion module rendering a user interface comprising a user interface control that identifies a referral to an administrator for the second domain name and provides, within the user interface control, a link for contacting the administrator.. .
Go Daddy Operating Company, Llc


Electronic template generation, data extraction and response detection


A file receiver receives an electronic structure file that includes structure-file data associated with a spatial arrangement and detects a content object for processing that includes content-object data. A file transformation engine transforms the structure-file data from the structure file into an electronic record.
Pearson Education, Inc.


Embedding content-based searchable indexes in multimedia files


Content-based analysis is performed on multimedia content prior to encoding the multimedia content in the rendering chain of processing. A content-based index stream is generated based on the content-based analysis and the content-based index stream is embedded in the multimedia file during rendering.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc


Webpage layout method and apparatus, computer storage medium and terminal


The disclosure provides a webpage layout method and apparatus, a computer storage medium and a terminal. The webpage layout method includes steps as follows: it is determined whether a current webpage belongs to pre-counted webpages frequently accessed by a user, and a determining result is obtained; when the determining result is yes, a user preference value of each channel in the current webpage is counted, and the current webpage starts to be rendered; and during rendering the current webpage, if the user preference value of a detected channel is determined to be greater than a set basic preference value, all pieces of sub-link information in the channel are rendered; otherwise, if the user preference value of the detected channel is determined to be smaller than or equal to the basic preference value, all pieces of sub-link information in the channel are rendered in an additionally initiated thread..
Zte Corporation


Safely consuming dynamically-typed code from a statically-typed programming language


A computerized method is provided to consume a dynamically-typed language in a compatible language, and to compile source code in a compatible language into a target language to add “eventual type safety” and static type checking to a superset of a dynamically-typed language, irrespective of whether the dynamically-typed language is dynamically type-checked or not. The computing environment is a development environment comprising a compiler to compile statically-typed code to a dynamically-typed target language (or any other target language), a user interface for rendering visual interface for editing code and managing code, an editor for allowing programmers to edit source code, an execution engine for runtime execution of compiled code, a source code manager to enable programmers to manage source code files, and a source files module to store and retrieve source files..

Enhancing audio using a mobile device


Embodiments disclosed herein enable detection and improvement of the quality of the audio signal using a mobile device by determining the loss in the audio signal and enhancing audio by streaming the remainder portion of audio. Embodiments disclosed herein enable an improvement in the sound quality rendered by rendering devices by emitting an test audio signal from the source device, measuring the test audio signal using microphones, detecting variation in the frequency response, loudness and timing characteristics using impulse responses and correcting for them.
Caavo Inc


Virtualizing applications for per-monitor displaying


A virtualized coordinate system is determined that describes an alternate monitor space. The virtualized coordinate system is provided to an application providing content to be displayed and the application provides virtualized rendering information including coordinates in the virtualized coordinate system.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc


Navigation user interface for compact mobile devices


A computer-implemented method for navigating time-based offers includes rendering a display image of a watch dial, symbols corresponding to each hour on the watch dial, and one or more time indicators, where each symbol corresponds to a time-based offer. The method also includes determining whether or not a touch event sensed at the touch display complies with a predefined gesture, and assigning, in response to the touch event complying with the predefined gesture, an action based on the predefined gesture, a display context and a temporal context..
Alibaba Group Holding Limited


Dynamic artifact compensation systems and methods


One embodiment describes an electronic display. The electronic display includes display driver circuitry that displays at least a first image frame and a second image frame on the electronic device using a first display pixel and a second display pixel.
Apple Inc.


Head-mounted display and glove interface object with pressure sensing for interactivity in a virtual environment


A system is provided, including a head-mounted display (hmd) and glove interface object. The hmd includes a viewing module having a view port into a screen configured for rendering image content that defines a view of a virtual environment, the image content being generated from execution of an interactive program by a computing device, an hmd communications module for receiving the image content from the computing device, an image processing module for processing image data received from the computing device for rendering the image content on the screen.
Sony Computer Entertainment Inc.


System and rendering data based on an angle of a carrying case flap


A system and method of rendering data based on an angle of a carrying case flap is provided. The system comprises: a mobile device comprising: a processor and a display device; a carrying case configured to mate with the mobile device, the carrying case comprising a flap having an open position and a closed position, the flap at least partially obscuring the display device in the closed position when the mobile device is mated with the carrying case; and, a sensor located at one or more of the mobile device and the carrying case, the sensor configured to measure an angle between the flap and the display device as the flap moves between the closed position and the open position, the processor of the mobile device configured to: render data at the display device based on the angle..
Blackberry Limited


Method and system for rendering a synthetic aperture radar image


The present disclosure relates to a method (100) for rendering a simulated synthetic aperture radar, sar, image. The method comprises providing (110) a digital surface model or the like comprising 3d coordinate data in a geo-referenced coordinate system, determining (120) a sub-section of the digital surface model, and obtaining (130) the simulated sar image based on the subsection of the digital surface model, wherein substantially each point in the simulated sar image being associated to a 3d coordinate in the geo-referenced coordinate system..
Vricon Systems Ab


Sports ball collector and dispenser apparatus


A sporting ball collector and apparatus is provided to overcome undesirable issues in the existing ball-collector apparatuses. The disclosed apparatus is structured and configured to achieve, among many other advantages, a realizing of the pick-and-use type of ease to use, an obviating of any need for bending down when it comes to ball-collecting, and a rendering of the dispensing process easy and defined and the emptying process easy and controlled.

Methods and providing map locations in user applications using url strings


Techniques for use in a wireless communication device for displaying a map are described. The device receives via a user interface a selection of a hypertext link object in an electronic file or message.
Blackberry Limited


Spatial audio processing system and method


A spatial audio processing system and method including the steps of: dividing the series of virtual speakers into a series of horizontal planes around the expected listener; rendering the audio source to an intermediate spatial format for playback over a series of virtual speakers arranged in each of the series of planes around the listener, the rendering including: an initial panning of the spatialized virtual audio source to each of the horizontal planes to produce a plane rendered audio emission; a subsequent panning of each of the plane rendered audio emissions to a series of virtual speaker locations within each plane, with the subsequent panning utilising a series of panning curves which are spatially smoothed to can include spatial frequency components which are less than the nyquist sampling rate of the audio source.. .
Dolby Laboratories Licensing Corporation


Remote display performance measurement triggered by application display upgrade


Methods, systems, and computer programs are provided for measuring the performance of display images received on a remote computer display. One method includes an operation for detecting calls from an application to an application programming interface (api), which is provided for rendering images on a display image, each call causing an update of the display image.
Vmware, Inc.


Synchronizing a plurality of digital media streams by using a descriptor file


A method is provided in which a descriptor file is created for synchronizing a plurality of digital media streams. A plurality of time offsets are identified in a timeline of a digital audio narration of a first digital media stream, and the plurality of time offsets and a corresponding plurality of content points are stored in the descriptor file in a manner indicating a correlation therebetween.
Audio Pod Inc.


User adaptive 3d video rendering and delivery


User adaptive 3d video rendering is disclosed. Content may be displayed on a display.
Vid Scale, Inc.


System and methods for generating scene stabilized metadata


Methods and systems for generating and applying scene-stable metadata for a video data stream are disclosed herein. A video data stream is divided or partitioned into scenes and a first set of metadata may be generated for a given scene of video data.
Dolby Laboratories Licensing Corporation


Decoder, encoder, and informed loudness estimation in object-based audio coding systems


A decoder for generating an audio output signal having one or more audio output channels is provided. The decoder includes a receiving interface for receiving an audio input signal including a plurality of audio object signals, for receiving loudness information on the audio object signals, and for receiving rendering information indicating whether one or more of the audio object signals shall be amplified or attenuated.
Fraunhofer-gesellschaft Zur Foerderung Der Angewandten Forschung E.v.


Methods and making environmental measurements and/or using such measurements in 3d image rendering


Methods and apparatus for making and using environmental measurements are described. Environmental information captured using a variety of devices is processed and combined to generate an environmental model which is communicated to customer playback devices.
Nextvr Inc.


Fast adaptive estimation of motion blur for coherent rendering


Disclosed is a method and apparatus for adaptively executing one or more motion blur estimation methods to estimate a motion blur associated with an image target frame in an augmented reality environment produced by an augmented reality application. In one embodiment, the functions implemented include: applying a first motion blur estimation method to estimate the motion blur; determining whether computational resources are available for a second motion blur estimation method; and applying the second motion blur estimation method to estimate the motion blur in response to a determination that computational resources are available for the second motion blur estimation method..
Qualcomm Incorporated


Method and directing application requests for rendering


A method and system for directing image rendering, implemented in a computer system including a plurality of processors includes determining one or more processors in the system on which to execute one or more commands. A graphics processing unit (gpu) control application program interface (api) determines one or more processors in the system on which to execute one or more commands.
Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.


Systems and methods to bypass online advertisement blockers


Some embodiments provide an adblocking bypass system for ensuring that advertisements are loaded and presented on a user device running one or more adblockers. The adblocking bypass system is comprised of a bypass loader and a bypass proxy.
Adsupply, Inc.


Ink stroke editing and manipulation


A platform-level container configured to hold natively-supported ink stroke data structures is maintained. The platform-level container is accessible to a plurality of different applications.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc


Image forming apparatus and control method therefor


An image forming apparatus includes rendering units that refer to rendering data composing partial regions within a page as input data, generates image data by merging the rendered results, and uses the image data as output data. Each rendering unit holds a rendering position of processing that is currently executed by itself, and detects a rendering position of processing that is currently executed by another rendering unit.
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha


Method and system for ink data generation, ink data rendering, ink data manipulation and ink data communication


A method implemented by a transmission device to communicate with multiple reception devices that respectively share a drawing area with the transmission device is provided. The transmission device transmits to the multiple reception devices vector-data ink data representative of traces of input operation detected by an input sensor of the transmission device.
Wacom Co., Ltd.


Device, method, and graphical user interface for managing multiple display windows


A method is performed at an electronic device with a touch screen. The method includes: selecting one or more windows to be rendered on the touch screen and a display order associated with the selected windows; determining a respective display location for each of the selected windows based at least in part on the display order and a total number of the selected windows; and rendering the selected windows on the touch screen according to their respective display locations in a card fan manner..
Shell Internet (beijing) Security Technology Co., Ltd


Image processing device, image processing method, computer program, and image display system


At a drawing device 300, posture angle data to be received at a certain time after a time series of posture angle data that have already been received are predicted, and rendering processing is performed on an image based on the predicted posture angle data. A prediction algorithm for the posture angle data is roughly divided into two steps: (1) estimating a predicted time to receive the posture angle data; and (2) predicting the posture angle data at the predicted time.

Method and system for rendering visible a plume of dispersing fluid so as to reveal its source


E) reconstructing an output video movie of the space in which the fluid release plume is enhanced by displaying a recomposition of the series of amplified filtered spatial frequency bands.. .

Reality-augmented morphological procedure


Data representative of a physical feature of a morphologic subject is received in connection with a procedure to be carried out with respect to the morphologic subject. A view of the morphologic subject overlaid by a virtual image of the physical feature is rendered for a practitioner of the procedure, including generating the virtual image of the physical feature based on the representative data, and rendering the virtual image of the physical feature within the view in accordance with one or more reference points on the morphologic subject such that the virtual image enables in-situ visualization of the physical feature with respect to the morphologic subject..
Aris Md, Inc.


Providing interactivity options for television broadcast content


Methods and system for providing interactive media for broadcast content includes receiving navigation input to a first channel that presents content of the television broadcast. Identity of the content is determined by generating an audio fingerprint using an audio signal of the content.
Yahoo! Inc.


Methods and systems enabling access by portable wireless handheld devices to audio and other data associated with programming rendering on flat panel displays


Video data rendering devices (e.g., flat panel displays such as smart tvs, set top boxes, and media dongles) can wirelessly broadcast their identity for discovery to portable wireless electronic devices (e.g., smartphones, tablets) interested in obtaining audio and other data associated with video programming displayed on the video data rendering devices. An application can be downloaded and activated on portable devices that will enable them to obtain a list of available (discovered) video data rendering devices (multiple screens, depending on venue) and allow wireless access to audio and data associated with displayed video programming.

Methods for synchronizing and generating a stream, and corresponding computer programs, storage media, and playback, execution and generation devices


A method and apparatus are provided for synchronizing between rendering of a multimedia stream by a rendering device and execution of an operation by a software application by at least one execution device. The method includes in the rendering device: receiving the multimedia stream comprising pieces of additional data synchronized with a multimedia item; detecting, in the multimedia stream, an item of destination information indicating that the pieces of additional data are intended for a distinct execution device; extracting the pieces of additional data; transmitting the pieces of additional data to the execution device; triggering the execution, by a software application, of an operation to process the transmitted additional data; and rendering the multimedia item..
Orange






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