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20080273035Unique method for performing zoom-in and zoom-out operations with horizontal and vertical video decimation within a wireless device having a video display - A method of presenting a selected portion of graphical images within a wireless terminal that includes receiving an original graphical image, having a source resolution, to be presented on a display screen. The native pixel resolution of the display screen may differ from that of the original graphical image. A complex decimation pattern when applied to the selected portion of the image allows the selected portion of the original graphical image to be resized from the source resolution to a decimated resolution operable to be displayed within the native resolution of the display screen. Decimated pixels need not be further processed to reduce the processing requirements imposed on the system processor. Operations normally associated with the decimated portions of the image may be offloaded from the processing module to improve system efficiency.11-06-2008
20120162229IMAGE DISPLAY DEVICE AND IMAGE DISPLAY METHOD - Disclosed is an image display device including an image signal input section (06-28-2012
20120169738METHOD OF CONTROLLING RESOLUTION OF DIGITAL DATA BROADCASTING RECEIVER, APPARATUS THEREFOR, AND DIGITAL DATA BROADCASTING RECEIVER USING THE SAME - Provided are a method of controlling a resolution desired by a user in a graphics device of a digital data broadcasting receiver, an apparatus therefor, and a digital data broadcasting receiver using the same. The method includes providing a list of resolutions available on a graphic plane to a user; changing a resolution of the graphic plane according to a resolution selected by the user from the resolution list; and displaying an application on the graphic plane, the resolution of which has been changed.07-05-2012
20090184962Systems and Methods for Managing Video Resolution in a Multiple-Output Information Handling System - An information handling system may include a video controller, multiple video interfaces configured for connecting video devices to the video controller, and a video resolution management system. The video resolution management system may be configured to determine a lowest maximum video resolution capability for relevant video devices connected to the video controller via the video interfaces, and select a video resolution for use based at least on the determined lowest maximum video resolution capability. The video controller may be configured to transmit video signals to one or more video devices according to the video resolution selected by the video resolution management system.07-23-2009
20110193864IMAGE PROCESSING SYSTEMS AND METHODS - Examples of image processing methods are described herein. Other embodiments and related systems methods are also disclosed herein.08-11-2011
20090122064EFFICIENT TILE-BASED RASTERIZATION - An apparatus and method for rasterizing a primitive in a graphics system is disclosed in one example of the invention as including scanning a first row of tiles, one tile at a time, starting from a first point and scanning in a first direction. Immediately after scanning the first row of tiles, the method includes moving from the first point to a second point in an orthogonal direction relative to the first row. Immediately after moving from the first point to the second point, the method includes scanning a second row of tiles, one tile at a time, starting from the second point and scanning in the first direction. By scanning rows in the same direction immediately prior to and after moving from one row to another, cache utilization is improved.05-14-2009
20130076750MOBILE TERMINAL AND RESOLUTION COMPATIBILITY METHOD THEREOF - This specification relates to a mobile terminal capable of being compatible with market applications with various LCD resolutions, and an LCD resolution compatibility method thereof. When resolution of a market application is different from LCD resolution, the application image is displayed on a window based on virtual WVGA resolution and then enlarged or reduced based on an actual LCD resolution to be finally displayed on a display unit. This provides an effect of displaying the application image with the same figure as displayed on the WVGA LCD and text and lines more clearly irrespective of an actual LCD size. In addition, a set value for a resolution compatibility mode of an application downloaded from a market may be provided to a user at a specific time point (upon downloading or purchasing), based on usage patterns of a plurality of users and versions of applications.03-28-2013
20100073372METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR PROGRESSIVE IMAGE TRANSMISSION - A method and system for transmitting an image progressively is provided. The transmission system identifies a first region and a second region of the image. The transmission system also identifies a first resolution and a second resolution. The transmission system then transmits the image by transmitting, in the following order, the first region in the first resolution, the second region in the first resolution, the first region in the second resolution, and the second region in the second resolution. The transmission system may identify the regions based on the likelihood of being the focus of user attention.03-25-2010
20100073371LARGE FORMAT VIDEO ARCHIVAL, STORAGE, AND RETRIEVAL SYSTEM AND METHOD - The present invention is for an apparatus and method to archive, store and retrieve large format video. The apparatus includes means for storing temporally sequential image sections of the digital files in tiled and overlapping format in a storage drive, and means for streaming temporally sequential image data to a display without substantial computer operating system intervention, wherein the streaming is performed so that display interrupts are applied to allow accumulation of information and change of a display image occurs during intervals. The method includes formatting a storage device to include a block size that is an integer multiple of a tile size, wherein the tile size corresponds to a display output and storing a sequence of image frames on the storage device, wherein a first video is comprised of a first temporal sequence of first tiles.03-25-2010
20130083025VISUAL FOCUS-BASED CONTROL OF COUPLED DISPLAYS - Various technologies described herein pertain to controlling functionality of a display based on visual focus of a user in a multiple display or multiple computational device environment. A particular display from a set of displays on which a user is visually focused is identified. The set of displays includes at least a first display and a second display. Moreover, a type of input receivable from the user via the first display and/or content rendered on the first display is controlled based on the visual focus of the user.04-04-2013
20130083026Blending Resolution Layers for Fractional Zoom Levels - Systems, devices, and methods can present images that can be viewed at higher and lower levels of resolution, a feature that can be referred to as zooming. Zooming can be enhanced by, for example providing blending of resolution layers for fractional zoom layers. A method can include determining, by a machine, a fractional zoom level to provide based on an input. The method can also include combining at least two integer zoom levels to provide the fractional zoom level. The method can further include providing the fractional zoom level in response to the input.04-04-2013
20130033496CONTENT PROVISIONING FOR WIRELESS BACK CHANNEL - In one example, this disclosure describes a method that includes, in an example, determining, by a source device, that display data rendered by the source device comprises one or more displayable graphical objects. The method also includes in response to determining an event, selecting, by the source device, a set of the one or more graphical objects for rendering at a sink device. The method also includes generating, by the source device, configuration data based at least in part on the set of the one or more graphical objects, wherein the configuration data is usable by the sink device to render representations of graphical objects in the set of one or more graphical objects based at least in part on one or more display parameters associated with the sink device. The method also includes sending, by the source device, the configuration data to the sink device.02-07-2013
20130069947CALCULATING DISPLAY SETTINGS AND ACCURATELY RENDERING AN OBJECT ON A DISPLAY - In one embodiment, a system for displaying parameters of an original object on a display is described. The system includes a user interface that displays data. The system further includes a system for calculating pixels per distance and displaying parameters of an image on the display device. The system calculates the pixels per distance ratio by displaying a width and height parameter on the display and adjusting the width and height parameter to correspond to a standard sized object. The system calculates the pixels per distance ratio based on the adjusted width and height parameters. The system is further configured to receive an image from a provider to for display. At least one parameter of the image from the provider as displayed corresponds to at least one parameter of the original object. The corresponding parameters of the image and original object share approximately the same geometric dimensions.03-21-2013
20130069946SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR ACCURATE MEASUREMENT WITH A MOBILE DEVICE - Certain examples provide collaboration systems, apparatus, and methods to facilitate display, review, and annotation of image data on a small display. An example method includes determining an initial display resolution by comparing an image dimension at an image display resolution and an available screen dimension of the reduced size display screen. The example method includes, based on a selected region of interest in an image, displaying the selected region of interest at the initial display resolution. The example method includes, using the selected region of interest, displaying image data in the selected region of interest to set a plurality of data points via user interaction with a touchscreen display. The example method includes computing a potential error introduced for a measurement between the plurality of data points based on a tolerance value. The example method includes adjusting the image display resolution and zoom based on the potential error.03-21-2013
20130088492Portable Globe Creation for a Geographical Information System - Portable globes may be provided for viewing regions of interest in a Geographical Information System (GIS). A method for providing a portable globe for a GIS may include determining one or more selected regions corresponding to a geographical region of a master globe. The method may further include organizing geospatial data from the master globe based on the selected region and creating the portable globe based on the geospatial data. The portable globe may be smaller in data size than the master globe. The method may include transmitting the portable globe to a local device that may render the selected region at a higher resolution than the remainder of the portable globe in the GIS. A system for providing a portable globe may include a selection module, a fusion module and a transmitter. A system for updating a portable globe may include a packet bundler and a globe cutter.04-11-2013
20100134496BIT RESOLUTION ENHANCEMENT - Devices, systems, apparatuses, methods, and other embodiments associated with bit resolution enhancement are described. In one embodiment, an apparatus includes logic configured to produce a high-resolution pixel from a low-resolution pixel. The apparatus includes logic configured to classify the high-resolution pixel as being in a smooth region of an image based on at least one of a gradient value and a variance value associated with the low-resolution pixel. The apparatus includes logic configured to selectively re-classify the high-resolution pixel as not being in the smooth region of the image based on a set of neighboring high-resolution pixels associated with high-resolution pixel. The apparatus includes logic configured to selectively filter the high-resolution pixel based on whether the high-resolution pixel remains classified as being in the smooth region of the image.06-03-2010
20100103175METHOD FOR GENERATING A HIGH-RESOLUTION VIRTUAL-FOCAL-PLANE IMAGE - The present invention provides a method for generating a high-resolution virtual-focal-plane image which is capable of generating a virtual-focal-plane image with an arbitrary desired resolution simply and rapidly by using multi-view images.04-29-2010
20090267944METHOD FOR DISPLAY OF DIGITAL IMAGES - A method of displaying and manipulating a digital image is presented. The system extracts information from an image and from the display and display drivers to determine presentation parameters. The user may select various functions to present the image in a desired manner.10-29-2009
20110018878IMAGE DELIVERY SYSTEM, IMAGE DELIVERY APPARATUS, IMAGE DELIVERY METHOD AND PROGRAM, AND RECORDING MEDIUM - In the image delivery system of an embodiment of the present invention, a text image is generated which is image data converted from document data in formats such as Word or PDF, a display area is determined on the text image, and a text image within the determined display area (hereinafter referred to as a delivery image) is input to an image conversion processing unit. The image conversion processing unit converts a resolution and a pixel count of the delivery image to a resolution and a pixel count appropriate for the display device based on a pixel count, a resolution, etc. of a display unit to send to a client portable terminal. The client portable terminal displays the sent delivery image on the display device. This enables to display the delivery image at the same size regardless of a display device.01-27-2011
20130162647IMAGE DISPLAY DEVICE - According to the present invention, there is provided an image display device for displaying acquired image information including: an information acquisition section for acquiring image information and information associated with the image information by communication from an external device; an adjustment section for executing image quality adjustment processing in relation to display of the image information; and a setting section for setting details of the image quality adjustment processing, based on the information. Therefore, details of the image quality adjustment processing may easily be set automatically in an appropriate manner.06-27-2013
20120113119SUPER RESOLUTION INFRARED IMAGING SYSTEM - A method for super resolution enhancement of infrared imaging data employing an image array having simultaneous, high speed, randomly addressable windows of pixels for small regions of interest (ROI) within a large imaging sensor field of view. Data is retrieved from the ROI window pixels at an increased data rate and the array is dithered to produce sub-pixel motion consistent with the increased data rate. A selected super resolution (SR) algorithm is then applied to the data retrieved from the ROT window pixels at the increased data rate. The reduced data set substantially relieves the computational load on the processor compared with the requirement of performing SR processing on the entire frame of image data. The output from the SR algorithm is either used to replace the LR frame data in the image or is displayed as a separate image to the user.05-10-2012
20130162646Texture Repository for Image Processing Applications - A texture repository is provided for use with an image manipulation application. The texture repository provides a canvas to the image manipulation application for use with an image filter. The texture repository may provide an existing canvas matching the request from the image filter, or the texture repository may generate a new canvas for the request. The generated canvas may be procedurally generated to match the request, or the generated canvas may be resized from an existing canvas stored in a non-volatile storage or a cache.06-27-2013
20110043527Portable Electronic Device with Multi-Touch Input - A portable communication device with multi-touch input detects one or more multi-touch contacts and motions and performs one or more operations on an object based on the one or more multi-touch contacts and/or motions. The object has a resolution that is less than a pre-determined threshold when the operation is performed on the object, and the object has a resolution that is greater than the pre-determined threshold at other times.02-24-2011
20120007867Subdividing Geometry Images in Graphics Hardware - A system may include a graphics memory, a data bus, a processor, and a vertex shader. The data bus may be operatively connected to the graphics memory. The processor may send vertex data to the graphics memory via the data bus. The vertex shader may read the vertex data from the graphics memory and may subdivide the vertex data into subdivided vertex data. The vertex shader may also write the subdivided vertex data to the graphics memory.01-12-2012
20110157180VIRTUAL VISION CORRECTION FOR VIDEO DISPLAY - The virtual vision correction technique described herein pertains to a technique for determining a user's vision characteristics and/or adjusting a display to a user's vision characteristics. The virtual vision correction technique described herein provides vision correction for people with vision problems by making the video displayed adapt to the person's vision correction needs. In one embodiment of the technique, the user can state their vision prescription needs and the video displayed is processed to appear “20/20” to that person. Alternatively, the video display, for example, video display glasses, can “auto-tune” a representative image (such as an eye chart) to determine the appropriate video processing for that person.06-30-2011
20110279457PLATE CHECK SUPPORTING METHOD, PLATE CHECK SUPPORTING APPARATUS, AND RECORDING MEDIUM - Sizes for blocks are determined depending on a resolution of a first image or a second image, at a time when the first image or the second image is printed. Image data areas of first image data and second image data are divided into a grid pattern of blocks. The first image data and the second image data are judged for agreement, and a check image is displayed, which includes at least one of a first check image produced by coloring the first image and a second check image produced by coloring the second image, for each of the blocks in which the first image data and the second image data are judged as not being in agreement with each other.11-17-2011
20110279456PROJECTION DISPLAY APPARATUS AND DISPLAY SYSTEM - A projection display apparatus is provided with a main body unit comprised of a light source and a projection element for projecting light emitted from the light source to a projection plane. The projection element is provided in the main body unit. The main body unit is further comprised of an adjusting member exclusively used for the operation of an image adjustment function to adjust an image on the projection plane, wherein the image is composed of the light emitted from the projection element.11-17-2011
20090167765SYSTEM AND METHOD OF CONVERTING EDGE RECORD BASED GRAPHICS TO POLYGON BASED GRAPHICS - A method and graphics converter for converting edge record based graphics to polygon based graphics is provided. In accordance with one embodiment, there is provided a method for converting graphic object data that defines a graphic object for delivery to wireless devices connected to a wireless communications network, the method comprising: converting the graphic object data from a path format to a second format, the path format including path elements that are each associated with a fill style and define one or more polygon shapes at least partially filled with the associated fill style, the path elements collectively defining the graphic object; converting the graphic object data from the path format to a second format, the converting including: redefining the polygon shapes defined by the path elements as groups of triangles; and combining at least some triangles in the groups of triangles into further polygon shapes that fall within complexity thresholds based on predetermined capabilities of a wireless device to which the converted graphic object data will be delivered.07-02-2009
20110285714Arranging And Processing Color Sub-Pixels - An electro-optic display device includes a display matrix of display pixels. Each display pixel may include two or more first sub-pixels and a second sub-pixel. Each first sub-pixel may have two or more display states and a color filter. The second sub-pixel may have two or more display states and a white filter. The first sub-pixels may be arranged in rows and columns in a repeating pattern, and each first sub-pixel may be horizontally adjacent and vertically adjacent to one or more second sub-pixels. In addition, a display controller may include a data switch, a color correction module, an image filtering module, a color linearization module, an image dithering module, and a saturation adjustment module. The modules may be configured to perform operations at first and second pixel resolutions.11-24-2011
20110285715Method and System for Providing Scene Data of Virtual World - Methods and systems for providing scene data of a virtual world. One method includes the following steps: receiving a request for downloading the scene data from a content requesting party, where the request includes (i) information on an object group in the scene data and (ii) Level of Detail (LoD) information on an object in the object group, packing LoD content of the object in the object group based on the information on the object group and the LoD information on the object, and transmitting the packed LoD content corresponding to the object group to the content requesting party.11-24-2011
20090189900IMAGE PROCESSING APPARATUS, IMAGE PROCESSING PROGRAM, IMAGE PRODUCTION METHOD, AND RECORDING MEDIUM - An image processing apparatus includes a high-resolution processing unit configured to restore, with respect to an image desired to be displayed, a frequency band higher than a frequency band of the recorded image, using one of one electronically recorded image and a plurality of electronically recorded images obtained by continuous shooting. The image processing apparatus further includes a local region designation unit configured to designate a region of the image desired to be displayed where the resolution is increased, and an estimation display unit configured to display, as a finish estimation image after high-resolution processing is applied to the image desired to be displayed, the result of the high-resolution processing applied to a local region, designated by the local region designation unit, by the high-resolution processing unit.07-30-2009
20110216065Method and System for Rendering Multi-View Image - A method and a system for rendering a multi-view image are provided. The method for rendering a multi-view image executed by a computer includes the following steps. A plurality of single-view images whose view-angles are different from each other are provided using the computer. A resolution resizing process is performed using the computer on the single-view images to obtain at least a portion of the pixels of a plurality of new-resolution images. A view interlace process is performed using the computer on the at least a portion of the pixels of the new-resolution images to result in a multi-view image.09-08-2011
20110216064SENDING A PARAMETER BASED ON SCREEN SIZE OR SCREEN RESOLUTION OF A MULTI-PANEL ELECTRONIC DEVICE TO A SERVER - In a particular embodiment, a method includes detecting a hardware configuration change at an electronic device. The electronic device includes at least a first panel having a first display surface and a second panel having a second display surface. An effective screen size or a screen resolution corresponding to a viewing area that includes the first display surface and the second display surface is modified in response to the hardware configuration change. The method also includes sending at least one parameter associated with or based on the modified effective screen size or the modified screen resolution to a server.09-08-2011
20110007074METHOD OF MAP SCALE CONVERSION OF FEATURES FOR A DISPLAY - A method of controlling a vehicle navigation system may entail inquiring if the navigation system is displaying a road map in a first map scale on a display, inquiring if a scrolling feature was used to pan the road map in the first map scale on the display to a specific scrolled point, concluding that the scrolling feature was used, calculating a detail road display area based on the specific scrolled point of the display; loading detailed road link data in a second map scale from memory of the navigation system, the detailed road link data corresponding in actual geographic area to the detail road display area, converting the detailed road link data from the second map scale to the first map scale to create converted detail road link data, and displaying the converted detail road link data together with the road map in the first map scale.01-13-2011
20090278847SIMPLIFYING THE PRESENTATION OF A VISUALLY COMPLEX SEMANTIC MODEL WITHIN A GRAPHICAL MODELING APPLICATION - A model simplification tool can receive a command to simplify the presentation of a visually complex semantic model from a graphical modeling application. The visually complex semantic model can be comprised of a multitude of object representations and their associations, such that the usability of the model is impaired. An association status can be determined for each object representation, which can designate the object representation as autonomous, containment, or subordinate. The presentation of the visually complex semantic model can be consolidated based on the association status of object representations. Subordinate objects can be nested within containment objects to produce a simplified semantic model. The simplified semantic model can be rendered within the graphical modeling application.11-12-2009
20100201688IMAGE PROCESSING APPARATUS AND METHOD THEREOF - An image processing apparatus having an image sensing unit and a subject detection unit for performing a process of detecting a subject in an image inputted from said image sensing unit, has a detection size operation unit that sets a resolution of a target object to be detected by the subject detection unit, and an image conversion unit that converts a resolution of the input image, based on the resolution of the target object set by the detection size operation unit. The subject detection unit performs the process of detecting the subject in the image whose resolution has been converted by the image conversion unit.08-12-2010
20100271372IMAGE PROCESSING APPARATUS, IMAGE PROCESSING METHOD, AND COMPUTER READABLE MEDIUM - An image processor includes an image accepting unit, an image moving amount accepting unit, an initial estimated image generating unit, an estimated image moving and reducing unit, a unit extracting a difference between an image processed by the moving and reducing unit and the images accepted by the image accepting unit, a unit moving and enlarging, in the opposite direction of the moving and reducing unit, an image processed by the difference extracting unit, a unit adding and accumulating an image processed by the moving and enlarging unit, a unit multiplying a given coefficient by an image processed by the accumulative adding unit, and an iterating unit iterating processing by the moving and reducing unit, the difference extracting unit, the moving and enlarging unit, the accumulative adding unit and the coefficient multiplying unit according to a given condition.10-28-2010
20110205229Portable Globe Creation for a Geographical Information System - Portable globes may be provided for viewing regions of interest in a Geographical Information System (GIS). A method for providing a portable globe for a GIS may include receiving a selected region corresponding to a geographical region of a master globe. The method may further include organizing geospatial data from the master globe based on the selected region and creating the portable globe based on the geospatial data. The portable globe may be smaller than the master globe and include greater geospatial data for the selected region than for the remainder of the portable globe. The method may include transmitting the portable globe to a local device that may render the selected region at a higher resolution than the remainder of the portable globe in the GIS. A system for providing a portable globe may include a selection module, a fusion module and a transmitter.08-25-2011
20130120389RENDERING IMAGE ON WEB BROWSER DISPLAY AT SMALLER RESOLUTION THAN ORIGINAL IMAGE WITHOUT STORING ORIGINAL IMAGE FIRST TO CONSERVE SPACE - An accessing computer accessing an image specified by a web page to be rendered at a resolution that is smaller than the resolution of the full image downloaded from the server does not store the full image. Instead, the accessing computer immediately decompresses the full image to the specified smaller resolution, renders it, and then stores the smaller version of the image.05-16-2013
20130120390SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR RENDERING A DISPLAY TO COMPENSATE FOR A VIEWER'S VISUAL IMPAIRMENT - A system and method is provided for rendering on a display of an electronic device a pre-corrected image of an original image to compensate for a visual impairment of a user of the device, such that the pre-corrected image when displayed on the display would be perceived by the user to be in better optical focus than the user would perceive a display of the original image. The method includes receiving hardware characteristics of the display, receiving at least one parameter describing the visual impairment of the user, receiving at least one parameter describing the conditions under which the display is seen by the user, calculating a pupil function, calculating a Point Spread Function (PSF), calculating a pre-corrected image corresponding to at least a portion of the original image to compensate for the visual impairment of the user, and rendering on the display the pre-corrected image.05-16-2013
20110205230SUBDIVIDING GEOMETRY IMAGES IN GRAPHICS HARDWARE - A system may include a graphics memory, a data bus, a processor, and a vertex shader. The data bus may be operatively connected to the graphics memory. The processor may send vertex data to the graphics memory via the data bus. The vertex shader may read the vertex data from the graphics memory and may subdivide the vertex data into subdivided vertex data. The vertex shader may also write the subdivided vertex data to the graphics memory.08-25-2011
20090128565SPATIAL EXPLORATION FIELD OF VIEW PREVIEW MECHANISM - Indicators operable to preview or show the position and relative zoom level of a field of view within a virtual space. Virtual space exploration tools typically make use of a field of view for limiting a user's view of the virtual space and zooming in on a portion of the virtual space. A spherical indicator is provided to show the current position of the field of view within the virtual space, as well as provide an indication of level of zoom. A local field of view indication is also provided to show the current position of the field of view, as well as provide an indication of level of zoom, with respect to a nearby object within the virtual space. Such indicators may be useful in exploring outer space as well as landscapes and any other spaces.05-21-2009
20120139921DETERMINING A NODE PATHTHROUGH A NODE GRAPH - Determining a node path through a node graph includes modifying the node graph in accordance with a predetermined platform performance, performing a path finding process through the node graph to obtain the node path, determining if the platform performance has changed, adjusting the node graph to compensate for a change in the platform performance, and re-performing the path finding process through the adjusted node graph to obtain the node path.06-07-2012
20090184963DISPLAY PROCESSING METHOD AND DISPLAY PROCESSING APPARATUS - According to the present invention, when video resolution is changed, the TV receiver selects resolution having a priority to the graphics resolution requested by the application depending on the application types, or the TV receiver selects graphics resolution appropriate for video format resolution, thereby the TV receiver enables the clear display of graphics without causing any distortion.07-23-2009
20120287133IMAGE PROCESSING APPARATUS AND IMAGE PROCESSING METHOD - An image processing apparatus includes a first timing generator, a second timing generator and an image adjusting unit. The first timing generator is utilized for generating a plurality of first driving signals, where the first driving signals are utilized to define a position of a first window. The second timing generator utilizes its own hardware to generate a plurality of second driving signals without utilizing software, where the second driving signals are utilized to define a position of a second window, and the second window is within the first window. The image adjusting unit is utilized for adjusting image data to generate adjusted image data according to the first driving signals and the second driving signals.11-15-2012
20110141115INTERACTIVE METHOD FOR DISPLAYING INTEGRATED SCHEMATIC NETWORK PLANS AND GEOGRAPHIC MAPS - Embodiments relate to a computer-implemented method, system, and computer program product for dynamically integrating a geographic map representation and a schematic map representation. The method can include providing a geographic map representation have one or more starting positions associated with one or more destinations in a schematic map representation, calculating an interpolating and continuous display function by applying a warping method in connection with a method for monitoring overlap to the starting positions and the destinations; and displaying a dynamic or interactive integrated map representation by dynamically applying the display function to the geographic map representation and/or the schematic map representation so that each map representation is distorted according to a selected distortion factor, wherein the integrated map representation represents at least elements and/or parts of both the geographic map representation and the schematic map representation, independent of the selected distortion factor.06-16-2011
20110141114SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR AUTOMATICALLY ADJUSTING VISUAL SETTING OF DISPLAY DEVICE - A display system for improving visual comfort and a method of adaptively adjusting resolution of a display device are provided. The display system includes a display device, a memory, an image sensor, a face recognition unit, a distance detection unit, and a controller. The memory is configured to store face representation data and user preference data. The image sensor is positioned with respect to the display device for capturing an image and converting the image into an electrical signal. The face recognition unit is configured to analyze the electrical signal to recognize a face image of a user and comparing the recognized face image with the face representation data to generate a first signal. The distance detection unit is configured to analyze the electrical signal to determine a distance between the display device and the user to generate a second signal. The controller, which is electrically connected to the face recognition unit and the distance detection unit, can generate a parameter based on the first signal and the second signal and adjust a display resolution of the display device based on the parameter.06-16-2011
20110221753IMAGE DISPLAY APPARATUS AND IMAGE DISPLAY METHOD - An image display apparatus includes: an image expanding unit which forms an expanded image of an input image; a super-resolution processing unit which performs super-resolution processing for the expanded image formed by the image expanding unit to produce a sharpened image; a display image forming unit which performs image deformation processing including change of the number of pixels on an image area as a display target within the sharpened image to produce a display image; a display unit which displays the display image produced by the display image forming unit; an input unit which receives input of a setting associated with image processing; and a control unit, wherein the control unit changes the degree of the image deformation processing according to the setting, and changes the degree of the sharpness of the super-resolution processing according to the degree of the image deformation processing.09-15-2011
20120105452ADAPTIVE RESOLUTION DGPU RENDERING TO PROVIDE CONSTANT FRAMERATE WITH FREE IGPU SCALE UP - Embodiments of the present invention are directed to provide novel methods and a system for adaptive resolution rendering via scaling in a multiple graphics processor system. A method is described herein that maintains a constant framerate by reducing the resolution of the graphical output rendered in one graphics processor and using another graphics processor in the same computing system to scale the already-rendered output to its original intended resolution when the framerate drops below a desired threshold.05-03-2012
20090315887IMAGE DISPLAY APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR CONTROLLING THE SAME - There is provided an image display apparatus which divides an image into plural partial images, each having a region overlapping an adjacent partial image, and displays each of the plurality of partial images on an associated one of a plurality of displays to allow a viewer to view the partial images as a single image. The image display apparatus receives an image signal corresponding to an image to be displayed, stores the received image signal in a buffer on a partial-image-by-partial-image basis, and corrects the image signal so that correction appropriate to an optical system of a display associated with each of the plurality of partial images is applied to the partial image. The speed of the correction processing is changed for each partial image represented by an image signal stored in the buffer to complete the correction of the whole image in a predetermined amount of time.12-24-2009
20090315886METHOD TO PREVENT RESOURCE EXHAUSTION WHILE PERFORMING VIDEO RENDERING - The inventive system and method for preventing resource exhaustion while performing video rendering comprises calibrating resource utilization of operating parameters, obtaining input configuration comprising a priority order and source data, and controlling streaming and rendering frame rates by dropping data based on the input configuration. The operating parameters can comprise CPU, RAM, and GC usage. The source data can be resource utilization, a database and an application service. Dropping data can be performed using a throttling mechanism. In one embodiment, calibrating further comprises determining resource utilization using an input resolution and streaming at 1 FPS, determining resource utilization using the input resolution and streaming at 30 FPS, calculating an output resolution, if the output resolution does not exceed the input resolution, getting another input resolution, and determining resource utilization and calculating another output resolution, and determining resource utilization and calculating output resolution with rendering on.12-24-2009
20100182317Map display method used to enhance the display of a building by showing several levels of this building - This method is used to enhance the display of a building (SC) showing several levels (T, F07-22-2010
20100238173Compressed Audio Information - Compressed entertainment content such as audio or video or both includes additional aspects and operations associated their way. The compressed audio may be used to signal computers such as a telephone or reminder for an appointment. A melody line may be extracted from the audio, or the audio may be used exactly as it is. Another aspect stores traders within the entertainment content such as in MP3. Those traders are used to trigger the system to retrieve other parts of the content to be displayed at the same time that that particular part of the MP3 is being play. The content may include video or text, or maybe links to other content such as broadband content four times sensitive content. Another aspect describes encryption which is keyed to the disk ID to prevent playing oven illegally copied disk. Another aspect reads a specified amount of information then spins down the disk to conserve battery power.09-23-2010
20120194519Image Optimization - Viewing of web pages is improved by prioritizing image rendering based on positioning of images within a web page. For example, for images that are likely to be initially viewable upon presentation of the web page (i.e., prior to scrolling), compressed proxy versions are made available so that the images can be transferred and rendered more quickly. These compressed proxy images are later replaced with better quality renderings of the same images. Fetching of images that are not initially visible can be deferred until after other, more important page resources are loaded. Prioritization of page loading in this manner helps to ensure that the page becomes operational earlier, resulting in improved perceived speed and responsiveness, and greater ease of navigation.08-02-2012
20110057933Resolution Enhancement of Video Stream Based on Spatial and Temporal Correlation - A method and computer program product are provided for resolution enhancement of a video stream based on spatial and temporal correlation. For instance, the method can include predicting interpolated pixels for an image frame of the video stream based on a spatial correlation of pixels in the image frame. The method can also include generating one or more motion vectors for the image frame. Based on the spatially-correlated pixels and the one or more motion vectors, an enhanced image can be reconstructed. Further, the method can include providing a correction factor to one or more pixels in the enhanced image frame.03-10-2011
20100128039IMAGE DATA PROCESSING METHOD, IMAGE SENSOR, AND INTEGRATED CIRCUIT - An image data processing method includes obtaining pixel data from a pixel array and generating image data by rearranging the pixel data.05-27-2010
20090322753METHOD OF AUTOMATICALLY SELECTING DEGREE OF ZOOM WHEN SWITCHING FROM ONE MAP TO ANOTHER - A method is described of selecting one of a plurality of zoom levels of a desired map, the map comprising a plurality of data points and each zoom level comprising at least a portion of the data points, the zoom levels ranging from low magnification to high magnification, including selecting (12-31-2009
20090147004Method And System For Combining Images Generated By Separate Sources - A system and method for combining images generated by separate sources. The system comprises a plurality of video image data sources that generate separate video images. The video images are captured and scaled by image processing hardware to fit within the viewports of a target window generated by a computing device. The parameters of the viewports are associated with the parameters of the target window such that changes to the target window result in corresponding changes to the viewports. The method comprises scaling the separate images to fit within the viewports using redundant data within each video image to interpolate pixel data at the boundary regions of adjacent images to eliminate artifacts at the boundary regions.06-11-2009
20110032259METHOD OF DISPLAYING IMAGES OBTAINED FROM AN IN-VIVO IMAGING DEVICE AND APPARATUS USING SAME - The present invention relates to a method of displaying images obtained from an in-vivo imaging device, comprising receiving data of original images captured by an in-vivo imaging device in a body lumen; creating simplified images from the original images, the simplified images having lower resolution than the original images; and displaying at least one map view which has a plurality of columns and a plurality of rows, at least part of the map view being filled with the plurality of the simplified images in rows and columns, whereby a user can recognize at a glance if there is any disease such as bleeding before scrutinizing captured images one by one.02-10-2011
20120242666APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR DISPLAYING IMAGE - An image display apparatus includes: a display unit having a display area for displaying a medical image; a determination unit for determining whether or not to generate bitmap data of a thinned image generated by thinning pixels from the medical image, based on first numbers of pixels in first two orthogonal directions that constitute the medical image and second numbers of pixels in second two orthogonal directions that constitute the display area and correspond to the first two orthogonal directions, respectively; and a display controller for, when the determination unit determines to generate the bitmap data of the thinned image, generating the bitmap data of the thinned image, displaying the thinned image on the display unit, generating a bitmap data of an original image of the medical image without thinning pixels therefrom, and displaying the original image alternative to the thinned image being displayed on the display unit.09-27-2012
20110122136METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR FILTERING VECTOR OBJECT'S CONTROL POINTS - Provided are an apparatus and a method of filtering control points of a vector object, the method including: setting at least one parameter value in order to adjust a number of control points in the vector object; receiving a user's selection of a predetermined region of the vector object; and increasing or reducing a number of control points in the selected region by using the set parameter value.05-26-2011
20130147805PIXEL DATA CONVERSION APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR DISPLAY WITH DELTA PANEL ARRANGEMENT - A pixel data conversion method for display with delta panel arrangement converts an input video signal into a temporary video signal which is a first RGB signal with 960 horizontal resolution in strip panel arrangement and converts the temporary video signal into an output video signal which is a RGB signal with 320 horizontal resolution in delta panel arrangement. Each line of the output video signal has 960 pixels, wherein a sequence of red pixel, green pixel, and blue pixel is repeatedly arranged for an odd-numbered horizontal line, and a sequence of green pixel, blue pixel, and red pixel is repeatedly arranged for an even-numbered horizontal line. The position of each pixel in an even-numbered horizontal line has a half-pixel dislocation to the position of each pixel in an odd-numbered horizontal line.06-13-2013
20110018877Method and apparatus of obtaining high resolution image using multi-band combination filters - Provided are an apparatus and method of obtaining a high resolution image using multi-band combination filters. The apparatus includes a high frequency extraction unit to extract a high frequency image from a low resolution input image through filtering operations performed in parallel, a high frequency expansion unit to expand the high frequency image to generate an expanded high frequency image, an image expansion unit to expand the low resolution input image to generate an expanded input image, and an image combination unit to combine the expanded high frequency image and the expanded input image.01-27-2011
20110115793System and Method for Super-Resolution Digital Time Delay and Integrate (TDI) Image Processing - Super-resolution time delay and integrate (TDI) imaging processing and systems for providing same utilize imaging geometry configured such that a predictable sub-pixel component of the frame-to-frame image motion can be used to construct a high-resolution output image from multiple under-sampled low-resolution input images.05-19-2011
20110128288Region of Interest Selector for Visual Queries - A client system receives an image such as a photograph, a screen shot, a scanned image, or a video frame. The image has a first resolution which is likely larger than a maximum resolution for visual queries. As such, if a visual query were created from the image some resolution would be lost. Instead, a user selects a region of interest within the image. The region of interest has a second resolution, which is smaller than the first resolution. The client system then creates a visual query from the region of interest. The visual query has a resolution no larger than a pre-defined maximum resolution for visual queries. Because the visual query is created from the region of interest rather, than the entire received image, most of the resolution is concentrated specifically on the region of interest. The visual query is then sent to a server system.06-02-2011
20110128289Facilitating Temporal Comparison of Medical Images - Methods, systems, and computer program products for facilitating temporal comparison of medical images is provided, with one exemplary application being for breast mammograms. In one embodiment, prior and subsequent mammographic images of a breast acquired using at least partially different mammogram acquisition systems are displayed for simultaneous viewing on a same mammogram display at an identical tissue distance per unit display distance without requiring a scale-adjusting viewer input. Also described are other embodiments for optimally scaling, windowing and/or otherwise advantageously processing and/or displaying prior and subsequent mammographic image sets in manners that facilitate temporal comparison therebetween.06-02-2011
20100053166INFORMATION PROCESSING APPARATUS, AND SUPER-RESOLUTION ACHIEVEMENT METHOD AND PROGRAM - According to one embodiment, an information processing apparatus includes a control module configured such that, when an angles calculated are predetermined angles, processing by a processing module is not performed on blocks corresponding to the predetermined angles, and when the angles calculated are angles other than the predetermined angle, the processing by the processing module is performed on blocks corresponding to the angles other than the predetermined angles.03-04-2010
20100053165IMAGE ADJUSTING SYSTEM AND METHOD - An image adjusting method includes supplying an adjusting device connected with a display device; receiving an adjusting request including a source location, a target location and a revolution of the display device from the display device; obtaining the source location, the target location and the revolution of the display device from the adjusting request, and images from the source location; reducing the resolution of the obtained image according to the resolution of the display device when a revolution of the obtained image is not consistent with the revolution of the display device; and storing the adjusted desired image to the target location. A display device and an adjusting device are also provided.03-04-2010
20110249000Control Module for a Field Device - A control module of a field device includes an image processing module that is able to generate an image from process data of the field device, which process data are present in numerical form, which image can be displayed by a corresponding image display unit, for example the display of a PDA, in such a manner that a person can directly interpret the process data.10-13-2011
20100097379DISPLAY APPARATUS, MULTI DISPLAY SYSTEM, AND CONTROL METHOD THEREOF - Display apparatus, multi display system, and control method are provided. The display apparatus which comprises a display unit displaying an image, the display apparatus include: a storing unit in which information about a maximum resolution of the display unit is stored; a signal processing unit which captures an area of an input image signal of a high resolution, and processes the captured image signal to enable the display unit to display the input image signal if the input image signal has a resolution higher than the maximum resolution of the display unit stored in the storing unit; and an output unit which outputs the image signal input to the signal processing unit to an outside. With this, display apparatus, a multi media system and a control method thereof are capable of displaying an input image signal having resolution higher than a maximum resolution of a display unit.04-22-2010
20110175914OPTIMIZED IMAGE DELIVERY OVER LIMITED BANDWIDTH COMMUNICATION CHANNELS - Large-scale images are retrieved over network communications channels for display on a client device by selecting an update image parcel relative to an operator controlled image viewpoint to display via the client device. A request is prepared for the update image parcel and associated with a request queue for subsequent issuance over a communications channel. The update image parcel is received from the communications channel and displayed as a discrete portion of the predetermined image. The update image parcel optimally has a fixed pixel array size, is received in a single and or plurality of network data packets, and were the fixed pixel array may be constrained to a resolution less than or equal to the resolution of the client device display.07-21-2011
20110254847SUBPIXEL-BASED IMAGE DOWN-SAMPLING - Systems, methods, and apparatus for sampling images using minimum mean square error subpixel-based down-sampling are presented herein. A partition component can be configured to divide a first array of pixels into two-dimensional (2-D) blocks of pixels. A sampling component can be configured to receive a query from a device including information associated with a display of the device; diagonally down-sample subpixels of a block of the 2-D blocks and generate a second array of pixels based on the down-sampled subpixels and the query. The sampling component can communicate at least a portion of the second array to the device based on the query. The information associated with the display can include a dimension associated with the display. Further, sampling component can be associated with a web browser; and the query can include an internet based query.10-20-2011
20120200571APPARATUS, SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR PRESENTING DISPLAYED IMAGE INFORMATION OF A MOBILE MEDIA DEVICE ON A LARGE DISPLAY AND CONTROL OF THE MOBILE MEDIA DEVICE THEREFROM - Systems and methods are operable to concurrently present images on a small display of a mobile media device and a large display of a media presentation system. An exemplary method receives emulated information from a mobile media device, wherein the emulated information corresponds to at least one image that is being currently presented on a display of the mobile media device; generates at least one image based upon the received emulated information, wherein the at least one image is configured for presentation on a display of a media system; and communicates the at least one image to a display of the media system. The image presented on the display of the media system is substantially the same image presented on the display of the mobile media device. The image presented on the display of the media system is substantially larger than the image presented on the display of the mobile media device.08-09-2012
20130120388Time-Based Degradation of Images Using a GPU - A method, system, and computer-readable storage medium are disclosed for time-based degradation of images. In one embodiment, the rendering of a first frame of a digital video using a GPU may be initiated. In one embodiment, it may be determined that a time elapsed in rendering the first frame exceeds a threshold. In one embodiment, a downsampling factor may be determined in response to determining that the time elapsed exceeds the threshold. In one embodiment, a second frame of the digital video comprising a second set of one or more images may be rendered based on the downsampling factor using the GPU. Rendering the second frame based on the downsampling factor may comprise sending each of the second set of images to the GPU at a reduced resolution comprising a respective original resolution for each image divided by the downsampling factor.05-16-2013
20110134124VISION-BASED COMPUTER CONTROL - Disclosed herein is a method of controlling a computing device having a display. The method comprises identifying a point on the display at which a user's gaze is directed; determining whether an eye of the user has accommodated toward a near-field refractive state; and increasing, based on the determining, the resolution of a region on the display of the computer system, the region being centered on the identified gaze point.06-09-2011
20110134125FLAT PANEL DISPLAY AND IMAGE PROCESSING METHOD FOR POWER SAVING THEREOF - An image processing method for power saving is provided and includes the following steps. An original image is converted to a specific color space, so as to obtain a target image. A color converting table is created according to a color difference offset range, in which the color converting table records a plurality of power-saving pixel values. The color converting table is looked up, so as to convert original pixel values of a plurality of pixels of the target image into a part of power-saving pixel values. Furthermore, an output image is generated by using pixels with the part of the power-saving pixel values.06-09-2011
20100182318VIDEO AND GRAPHICS SYSTEM WITH SQUARE GRAPHICS PIXELS - A video and graphics system provides square graphics pixels to blend images having 640×480 pixels, such as graphics images provided by some set top boxes and intended to be displayed at a 12.27 MHz display sample rate, with images having 704×480 pixels, such as ITU-R 601 compliant images such as NTSC SDTV images, having oblong pixels and displayed at a 13.5 MHz display sample rate. A sample rate converter including a multi-phase-multi-tap filter is used to generate square pixels. The multi-phase-multi-tap filter provides a good balance of sharpness, smoothness, anti-aliasing and reduced ringing. The multi-phase-multi-tap filter can also be used to convert images having 320×480 pixels to images having 704×480 pixels. The multi-tap filter can be used for scan rate conversion of graphics or video images for HDTV or SDTV applications.07-22-2010
20110134126INFORMATION PROCESSING DEVICE, INFORMATION PROCESSING METHOD, AND INFORMATION PROCESSING PROGRAM - An information processing device includes: an operation recognition part that recognizes a user operation for a display screen of a display unit; a determination part that determines whether the user operation recognized by the operation recognition part is an operation starting from within a predetermined region of the display screen or not; and a control part that scrolls information being displayed on the display screen while changing a level of detail of the information if the determination part determines that the user operation is the operation starting from within the predetermined region in response to the user operation, and performs changing of the level of detail of the information or scrolling of the information if the determination part determines that the user operation is not the operation starting from within the predetermined region in response to the user operation.06-09-2011
20100060641VIDEO AND GRAPHICS SYSTEM WITH SQUARE GRAPHICS PIXELS - A video and graphics system provides square graphics pixels to blend images having 640×480 pixels, such as graphics images provided by some set top boxes and intended to be displayed at a 12.27 MHz display sample rate, with images having 704×480 pixels, such as ITU-R 601 compliant images such as NTSC SDTV images, having oblong pixels and displayed at a 13.5 MHz display sample rate. A sample rate converter including a multi-phase-multi-tap filter is used to generate square pixels. The multi-phase-multi-tap filter provides a good balance of sharpness, smoothness, anti-aliasing and reduced ringing. The multi-phase-multi-tap filter can also be used to convert images having 320×480 pixels to images having 704×480 pixels. The multi-tap filter can be used for scan rate conversion of graphics or video images for HDTV or SDTV applications. 03-11-2010
20100026685Image Processing Apparatus - According to one embodiment, an image processing apparatus includes a level storage module, a video determination module, and a resolution increasing module. The level storage module stores a super-resolution level in association with a video mode. The super-resolution level indicates intensity of super resolution conversion, in which from a first video signal having first resolution, a second video signal is obtained that has second resolution higher than the first resolution and that is to be displayed in the video mode. The video determination module identifies a video mode and determines a super-resolution level based on the video mode identified. The resolution increasing module performs the super resolution conversion on the first video signal at the super-resolution level determined by the video determination module.02-04-2010
20120306879INFORMATION PROCESSING APPARATUS, INFORMATION PROCESSING METHOD, AND PROGRAM - An apparatus includes a display control unit configured to control a display unit to display content including a plurality of images and an adjustment bar having a slider that controls a current image of the content displayed on the display unit. The slider is moved by a first operation and a second operation. The second operation changes a position of the slider with a finer adjustment than the first operation.12-06-2012
20110304626UNFOLDING DATASET WITH ON-DEMAND RESOLUTION ON A NON-LINEAR FIXED LENGTH GRAPH AXIS - A system and method are provided for unfolding large datasets with an on demand resolution in one or more points of interest on a non-linear fixed length graph axis. The system includes one or more integrable function families configured to provide one or more integrable functions. The system further comprises a client application configured to capture and/or evaluate data unfold resolution requirements, adjust the axis resolution in a point-by-point fashion while preserving the physical axis dimensions, render axis tickmarks, adjust the axis upon data point selection, and display the selection to the user.12-15-2011
20110304625ADAPTIVE IMAGE RENDERING AND USE OF IMPOSTER - Images and/or collections of images may be rendered in a way that adapts to ambient circumstances, and that may enhance a user's perception of experience quality. When an image is requested for display, it is determined whether a rendered version of the image exists. If no rendered version of the image exists, then an imposter image is displayed. The imposter image may include arbitrary colors and/or patterns. If an appropriate rendered version of the image exists, then the rendered version may be displayed in place of the imposter version. While the imposter or rendered image is being displayed, the image may be retrieved, and may be rendered at other resolutions (e.g., successively higher resolutions). The choice of resolutions may be adapted to available transmission bandwidth, display speed, or other considerations.12-15-2011
20100194753Device-Specific Content Versioning - Embodiments relate to display of visual content on a client device using server-side rasterization of visual content. According to some embodiments, visual content is rendered on a server system, transformed into bitmaps compatible with the display attributes of a client device, and transmitted for display on the client device. The server system can perform, in effect, as a remote browser for displaying Web pages, e-mail, e-mail attachments, electronic document and forms, database queries and results, drawings, presentations, images at the client device, and so on. The approach can be “remote” because the server does the rendering and the client provides the interface; “multi-level” because rendered visual content is represented as a multi-level set of raster representations; and constitutes a “browsing system” because the client and server share data about the source visual content element being browsed, and the client performs a specific browsing function assisted by the server.08-05-2010
20110050701IMAGE PROCESSING APPARATUS AND METHOD AND IMAGE DISPLAY APPARATUS - An intermediate image generating means (03-03-2011
20110050700IMAGE PROCESSING APPARATUS AND METHOD AND IMAGE DISPLAY APPARATUS - A first intermediate image generating means (03-03-2011
20110050699Teleport Preview Provisioning In Virtual Environments - Upon a request for a teleportation operation, a user of a virtual universe is provided with an interface for specification of image resolution parameters for initial rendering of a teleportation destination and the user's avatar which are degraded from a full resolution rendering of the teleportation destination and avatar. Degradation of resolution can be in regard to any of a plurality of image qualities such as spatial resolution, temporal resolution colors or color depth, light modeling and rendering style or the like or combinations thereof. Alternatively, a degraded copy of the teleportation destination can be provided as an alternative initial teleportation destination image. Since a rendering of a degraded image can be done with reduced response time, the user is thus provided with full control over a trade-off between image quality and response time and teleportation operations are thus encouraged.03-03-2011
20120038647DATA REPRODUCTION APPARATUS AND DATA REPRODUCTION CONTROL METHOD - According to one embodiment, a data reproduction apparatus comprises a reproduction module configured to reproduce image data, a resolution selection module configured to select one of resolutions, an image quality mode selection module configured to select on or off state of an image quality mode, a selection disable module configured to disable the resolution selection module to select a prescribed resolution when the image quality mode selection module selects the on state of the image quality mode, and an image processor configured to improve a quality of the image data reproduced by the reproduction module in accordance with the resolution selected by the resolution selection module when the image quality mode selection module selects the on state of the image quality mode.02-16-2012
20120038646IMAGE PROCESSING APPARATUS AND IMAGE PROCESSING METHOD - There is provided an image processing apparatus comprising: an input unit configured to input a frame image; a generation unit configured to generate, from the frame image, first to Nth intermediate images; a holding unit configured to hold first to Nth sub-filters that have been generated by dividing an original filter, and relative position information of pixels referred to by each of the sub-filters; a collection unit configured to collect pixel values of pixels in an ith intermediate image (1≦i≦N); and a calculation unit configured to create the N sub-frame images by obtaining a pixel value of the pixel of interest in an ith sub-frame image from a calculation value obtained using the ith sub-filter with respect to the pixel values collected by the collection unit.02-16-2012
20120001915CLOSE-PACKED, UNIFORMLY ADJACENT MULTIRESOLUTIONAL, OVERLAPPING SPATIAL DATA ORDERING - A method, apparatus, system and data structure is disclosed for mapping of spatial data to linear indexing for efficient computational storage, retrieval, integration, transmission, visual display, analysis, fusion, and modeling. These inventions are based on space being decomposed into uniform discrete closely packed (hexagonal) cell areas (01-05-2012
20120001914SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR DISPLAYING FIXED-SCALE CONTENT ON MOBILE DEVICES - A system and method for maintaining certain content items at a fixed size and resolution and/or position relative to a device display are described herein. Fixed-scale content items are maintained at a given size, resolution, and/or, in some cases, position relative to a display regardless of changes in size and/or resolution of other displayed content.01-05-2012
20120001913COMPUTER SYSTEM AND CONTROL METHOD THEREOF - Disclosed are a computer system and a control method thereof. The computer system can include a graphic unit to generate and output an image signal, a connector to which a display to display an image based on the image signal is connected, a user input unit to receive an input, and a controller to identify the display, determine whether to adjust a resolution of the image, change the resolution of the image for resolution adjustment of the image to be displayed, and control the graphic unit to display the image based on the resolution of the image selected by the user. With this configuration, a user can easily adjust an image resolution.01-05-2012
20120007866SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR NETWORKED, IN-CONTEXT, COMPOSED, HIGH RESOLUTION IMAGE VIEWING - Systems and methods are provided for viewing portions of an image in high resolution and in context with a full image, which is displayed at a base resolution that is lower resolution than the resolution of the high-resolution image. A client device can send a request to a server for a composed image comprised of the base-resolution image overlaid at the area of interest with a virtual lens showing the area of interest in high-resolution image. The request can include the coordinates of the area of interest relative to a reference point on the image, the desired resolution level for the high-resolution image, and the virtual lens size and shape. The desired resolution can fall into a range above the resolution of the base-resolution image and up to the resolution of the maximum-resolution image stored on, generated on, or input to the server.01-12-2012
20120062567VISUALIZATION SYSTEM(S) AND METHOD(S) FOR PRESERVING OR AUGMENTING RESOLUTION AND DATA ASSOCIATED WITH ZOOMING OR PANING IN AN INDUSTRIAL AUTOMATION ENVIRONMENT - A visualization system that preserves, augments or increases resolution of images within an industrial automation environment is provided. A reference component identifies, determines, or maps level of zooming or panning in connection with an image within an industrial automation environment, the image data located at a first source. A resolution component retrieves image data from a second sources that is different from the first source, the retrieved image data corresponding to specific portions of the image, the resolution component retrieving the image data from the second source as a function of the level of zooming or panning. A visualization component generates a visualization of the image, and receives the retrieved image data from the resolution component to preserve, augment, or enhance resolution of the image as a function of the zooming or panning.03-15-2012
20110043526IMAGE PROCESSING DEVICE, DISPLAY DEVICE, IMAGE PROCESSING METHOD, PROGRAM, AND STORAGE MEDIUM - Each of the upscaling circuits (02-24-2011
20110102440INFINITE COMPLEXITY DEEP-FRAMEBUFFER RENDERING - A method of rendering a scene with a plurality of objects includes rendering an object in a scene, wherein a portion of the object spans at least two of a plurality of non-overlapping tiles that subdivide the scene, and wherein the portion of the object is rendered only once in rendering the scene. The process further includes storing the rendered output of the object into a deep-framebuffer. While rendering the object and storing the rendered output of the object, in response to the size of the deep-framebuffer reaching a predetermined threshold, the steps that are performed include dividing the deep-framebuffer's contents based on the plurality of non-overlapping tiles, storing the divided contents of the deep-framebuffer in a plurality of tile files, and clearing the contents of the deep-framebuffer.05-05-2011
20110102439PRESENTING DATA WITH FLEXIBLE LEVELS OF DETAIL - A system includes a processor and a memory coupled to the processor. The processor receives a request to send a first data for a graphical representation in a first level of detail over a first time. The processor transforms a first stored data into the first data in the first level of detail. The first stored data is stored in a second level of detail over a second time and a third level of detail over a third time. The second level of detail is not identical to the third level of detail, and the second time is not identical to the third time. The first stored data is stored in the memory. The processor sends the first data in the first level of detail.05-05-2011
20120120076User-Interface Design - Graphical user interface objects are specified by a collection of attribute-value pairs, the collection of which comprise a complete description of the object and may be used by a rendering element to create a visual representation of the object. In practice, each of a first portion of attributes may be associated with two or more values—each value (for a given attribute) specifying that attribute's value for a unique resolution. A second portion of attributes are associated with a single value and are, therefore, display resolution independent. Accordingly, the target object may be displayed at any of the specified design display resolutions or accurately displayed at any resolution between the specified design display resolutions.05-17-2012
20120162228INFORMATION PROCESSOR, IMAGE DATA OPTIMIZATION METHOD AND PROGRAM - Disclosed herein is an information processor including: an image storage section storing a piece of first image data having a first resolution and at least one piece of second image data as layer-by-layer image data for a specimen, the piece of second image data being obtained by spatially compressing the piece of first image data at different magnification ratios; an image data acquisition section acquiring image data from the layer-by-layer image data in units of a predetermined second resolution by which the first resolution is equally divisible to display the image data on a display device; an annotation setting section setting annotations at arbitrary spatial positions of the display image data in response to an instruction from the user; and an image optimization section determining whether each piece of the image data stored in the image storage section is necessary to delete the image data determined to be unnecessary.06-28-2012
20120162227Method of Picture Display and Device Thereof - A method of displaying a picture for an electronic device with picture display function includes determining whether a resolution of a picture inputted into the electronic device is greater than a resolution of a display device of the electronic device, displaying the picture in the display device when the resolution of the picture is smaller or equivalent to the resolution of the display device, and reducing the resolution of the picture and then displaying the reduced picture in the display device when the resolution of the picture is greater than the resolution of the display device.06-28-2012
20100207945TEMPLATE FOR CREATING SEQUIN-BASED DESIGNS & METHODS OF USE THEREOF - Embodiments of the invention are directed to templates for creating sequin-based designs and methods of use thereof. In one embodiment, the template may be a first panel which includes a plurality of cylindrical protrusions uniformly spaced thereon. A second panel may be removably coupled to a backside of the first panel. Each cylindrical protrusion may include an opening capable of receiving a shaft of a pin. In one method, a plurality of sequins or paillettes may be removably attached to the plurality of cylindrical protrusion by insertion of each pin into an opening in the sequin followed by insertion of the pin shaft into the opening of the raised cylinder. A plurality of templates tiled together with a plurality of sequins attached thereto may result in a photographic sequin-based design.08-19-2010
20120299924Apparatus for viewing full version of content contained therein on a nearby display screen - An apparatus is provided for viewing full content on a display screen. The apparatus includes a portable device adapted to allow viewing of full content on a nearby display screen which is not physically connected to the portable device. The portable device includes a memory that stores the full content; a display screen that displays only a portion of the full content; a button which facilitates communication of the full content between the portable device and a local control device connected to the nearby display screen; and a wireless transmitter that communicating the full content from the portable device to the local control device via a signal sent by the wireless transmitter upon selection of the button. The signal is received by the local control device which provides the full content to the nearby display screen for display thereon.11-29-2012
20120169737Unified system for articulating 3 dimensional animated character and creature models in computer graphics animation - Improved methods for creating highly detailed articulation of animated characters and creatures in computer graphics and animation and improved methods for pose space deformation of same.07-05-2012
20120169736METHODS, APPARATUSES AND COMPUTER PROGRAM PRODUCTS FOR PROVIDING A TRUE RESOLUTION OF GRAPHICS DISPLAYED ON DEVICES - An apparatus is provided for enabling graphics to be displayed by one or more devices at the resolution defined for the graphics. The apparatus includes at least one memory and a processor configured to convert data of a graphic(s) in response to receipt of an indication that visible indicia denoting a graphic file(s) associated with the graphic(s) is moved onto a graphical element that is associated with the converted data. The processor is also configured to wrap data of the graphic(s) with an executable to obtain a converted graphic. The executable includes information instructing a device to display the converted graphic exactly, or substantially, at a predefined resolution identified in the executable. The processor is also configured to send the converted graphic to a device(s) that analyzes the executable and displays the converted graphic exactly, or substantially, at the predefined resolution. Corresponding computer program products and methods are also provided.07-05-2012
20120176383VISION-BASED COMPUTER CONTROL - Disclosed herein is a method of controlling a computing device having a display. The method comprises identifying a point on the display at which a user's gaze is directed; determining whether an eye of the user has accommodated toward a near-field refractive state; and increasing, based on the determining, the resolution of a region on the display of the computer system, the region being centered on the identified gaze point.07-12-2012
20120176382METHOD FOR CONFIGURING USER INTERFACE SCREEN FOR ELECTRONIC TERMINAL, AND ELECTRONIC TERMINAL FOR CARRYING OUT THE SAME - An electronic device terminal comprises a touch recognition unit, a screen display unit, a storage unit and a control unit. The control unit collects window area information for implementing a user interface (UI) screen inputted through the touch recognition unit, responsive to a custom-tailored UI screen requested by a user; displays a window corresponding to the collected window area information on the screen display unit; displays an icon to be displayed in the window on the screen display unit, as setting of the icon to be displayed in the window is requested; displays an icon of an adjusted size on the screen display unit, as setting of a size of the displayed icon is requested; and stores information on the set UI screen in the storage unit. A custom-tailored UI screen is configurable by collecting window area information on partitioned areas defined by a user to configure the UI screen.07-12-2012
20120075306MOBILE DEVICE WITH ON-SCREEN OPTICAL NAVIGATION - A mobile computing device, including a main body, a processor and associated memory housed within the main body, a display screen housed within the main body and responsive to signals from the processor, an optical sensor fixed to the main body for capturing successive images and providing image signals representative of the captured images to the processor, and a navigation module associated with the processor for determining, based on the image signals, a relative movement between the main body and a reference surface and moving a pointer on the display screen based on the determined relative movement.03-29-2012
20120249554Methods and Systems for Mobile Document Acquisition and Enhancement - Aspects of the present invention are related to systems and methods for correcting artifacts in a camera-captured image of a document or image of an object exhibiting document-like content. A mobile device may capture an image and send the image to a cloud computing system for processing. According to a first aspect of the present invention, the mobile device may provide real-time feedback cues to assist in the capture of an image. The mobile device may detect a region-of-interest in the captured image, and a user may refine or confirm the detected region-of-interest. The captured image, information identifying the region-of-interest and a metadata tag, referred to as a region-of-interest modification tag, indicating whether, or not, the region-of-interest was refined by a user may be sent to the cloud. The cloud may process the image giving priority to the region-of-interest received from the handset when the region-of-interest modification tag indicates that the region-of-interest was refined by a user over a cloud determined region-of-interest. The cloud may transmit, to the handset, the processing results.10-04-2012
20120188246INTERACTIVE FLYER SYSTEM - An interactive flyer system is disclosed. The system includes a flyer image tiler for creating a flyer image tile set, the set including multiple copies of a flyer image segmented into a plurality of flyer image tiles with each copy representing the flyer image at one of a plurality of zoom levels, wherein a copy of the multiple copies is configured to fit within a viewport having a resolution, and a flyer image tile store for storing the flyer image tile set. There is also disclosed a method for displaying the interactive digital flyer.07-26-2012
20120188248Image Management and Presentation - A method for managing a number of images. A plurality of resolutions in which the number of images are to be stored and a style of presentation for the number of images is identified using a policy. A plurality of copies of the number of images in the plurality of resolutions are stored. A copy of a particular image in the number of images for a selected location in a layout defining a presentation for the number of images is selected using the style of presentation. The copy of the particular image has a desired resolution in the plurality of resolutions for the selected location in the layout.07-26-2012
20120188247DIGITAL FLYER SYSTEM WITH CONTEXTUAL INFORMATION - A system for contextualizing a digital flyer is disclosed. The system includes a polygon mapping module for incorporating contextual information in the digital flyer using polygon mapping information, the polygon mapping information comprising a polygon for defining a polygonal area on a source flyer image of the digital flyer, the polygon being tagged with the contextual information, and a flyer data store for storing the tagged polygon. There is also disclosed for displaying the contextualized digital flyer and generating feedback using the contextualized digital flyer.07-26-2012
20120188245DISPLAY RESOLUTION INCREASE WITH MECHANICAL ACTUATION - There are provided apparatuses and methods for increasing the pixel density of a digital display through mechanical actuation. In some embodiments, a display device is described having a processor configured to provide an image for display and a memory coupled to the processor. The memory stores the image and is configured to map the image to a pixel matrix. A display controller is coupled to the memory and configured to sample portions of the image and to store the portions of the image into planes. Each sampled portion comprises a different set of pixels of the pixel matrix. A display is coupled to the display controller and is configured to display the contents of the sampled planes. In particular, the display controller is configured to sequentially provide the sampled planes to the display for sequential display. At least one actuator is coupled to the display to displace the display for the displaying of the sampled planes, so that pixels of each plane are displayed in a unique location from the pixels of other planes.07-26-2012
20120256924IMAGE SUPPLY DEVICE, DISPLAY SYSTEM, IMAGE SUPPLY METHOD, AND INFORMATION RECORDING MEDIUM - An image supply device capable of communicating with an image display device adapted to display an image with a predetermined display resolution includes a transmission image data generator adapted to generate transmission image data with a resolution lower than a display resolution of the image display device, and a transmitter adapted to transmit the transmission image data generated by the transmission image data generator to the image display device.10-11-2012
20120262459Subdividing Geometry Images in Graphics Hardware - A system may include a graphics memory, a data bus, a processor, and a vertex shader. The data bus may be operatively connected to the graphics memory. The processor may send vertex data to the graphics memory via the data bus. The vertex shader may read the vertex data from the graphics memory and may subdivide the vertex data into subdivided vertex data. The vertex shader may also write the subdivided vertex data to the graphics memory.10-18-2012
20120229465SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR PHOTOGRAMMETRIC RENDERING - Systems and methods are provided for producing a rendered drawing or rendering from a detailed image of an object (e.g. photograph) resulting in a rendering that is photogrammetric and that preserves detail in the said image of said object. The combination of the metric nature and image detail preservation in a rendering resulting from the process enhances the usefulness of the rendering to users. The invention is useful in particular for large format renderings such as wire frame style drawings used for blueprints in the architecture, engineering and construction industry (AEC industry) when used for existing structures. The processes combine graphic arts techniques with photogrammetric techniques to preserve, fully or partially, information about an object as captured in image detail of said object and to present said information in photogrammetrically correct rendering, which rendering may be incorporated into drawings useful to and/or familiar to end users of said drawings.09-13-2012
20080297511MODE DETECTING CIRCUIT AND METHOD THEREOF - The invention discloses a mode detection circuit and a method thereof, for detecting an image signal, the image signal includes a horizontal resolution and the vertical resolution. The mode detection circuit includes a measuring unit, a calculation unit, and a decision unit. The measuring unit receives a clock signal and is used to count the clock signal to output a first counting value and the second counting value. The calculation unit is used to perform the calculation with the first counting value and the second counting value and thereby outputting a calculating value, wherein the calculating value outputted by the calculation unit is corresponding to the ratio of the first counting value to the second counting value. The decision unit is used to determine the horizontal resolution or the vertical resolution according to the calculating value.12-04-2008
20120268465IMAGE FILE GENERATION DEVICE, IMAGE PROCESSING DEVICE, IMAGE FILE GENERATION METHOD, IMAGE PROCESSING METHOD, AND DATA STRUCTURE FOR IMAGE FILES - Hierarchical data in which image data that represents an image at different resolutions is arranged according to the resolution comprises three types of data including a header, index blocks, and tile images. The header defines a plurality of areas produced by dividing the pyramidal hierarchical structure in the virtual space in which the hierarchical data is generated. A pointer pointing to one of the index blocks is set in each area. The index blocks are generated for the respective areas in the structure defined by the header. A pointer pointing to one of the tile images is defined for a position in the images in a plurality of layers belonging to each area. The images are image data actually used to render an image.10-25-2012
20120320058FACILITIES MANAGEMENT SYSTEM AND METHOD - A system and method for receiving CAD files and converting them into multiple correlated image files for interactive presentation on web-enabled browsers. Additionally disclosed are dynamic overlays showing supplier information related to those objects that allow for supplier information such as fire and safety equipment, security equipment, and the like to be dynamically overlaid with the facility information. The facility information may include a space such as a shop yard, a building, a building and its associated grounds and the like. GPS and online mapping information may be correlated with a building coordinates. A server coupled to supplier information allows for multiple users to share facility information to ensure that building regulations are adhered to. Image information may be coupled to online data sources such as Google Maps, vendor information and social networking sites to complement the image files.12-20-2012
20100231593METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR DIGITALLY RE-MASTERING OF 2D AND 3D MOTION PICTURES FOR EXHIBITION WITH ENHANCED VISUAL QUALITY - The present invention relates to methods and systems for the exhibition of a motion picture with enhanced perceived resolution and visual quality. The enhancement of perceived resolution is achieved both spatially and temporally. Spatial resolution enhancement creates image details using both temporal-based methods and learning-based methods. Temporal resolution enhancement creates synthesized new image frames that enable a motion picture to be displayed at a higher frame rate. The digitally enhanced motion picture is to be exhibited using a projection system or a display device that supports a higher frame rate and/or a higher display resolution than what is required for the original motion picture.09-16-2010
20110285713Processing Color Sub-Pixels - A method may include receiving data pixels of a color image and mapping the color image to display pixels of a display device. Data pixels may have first and second color components, each component having an associated color property. Display pixels may have two or more sub-pixels. The mapping may include mapping a first color component of a first data pixel to a first sub-pixel of a first display pixel, mapping a second color component of a second data pixel to a second sub-pixel of the first display pixel, and storing the first and second color components in a memory. One or more sub-pixel locations in a color filter array map may be selected to diffuse quantization error. The method may include determining a first quantized color component, determining a first quantization error, and diffusing the first quantization error to the selected one or more sub-pixel locations. An embodiment is directed to a processor.11-24-2011
20130009959Image Processing System - A process for generating enhanced resolution images of fibrous tissue within a portion of a body being sampled, including accessing source data representing a distribution of the tissue orientations for a plurality of discrete sample imaging elements defined within the portion based on a first imaging resolution; generating, based on the source data, streamline data representing a plurality of fibre tracks, each representing an estimated path of fibres in the tissue within the portion; generating an output matrix for a plurality of discrete output imaging elements within the portion based on a second imaging resolution that provides higher imaging resolution than the first imaging resolution; generating, for each output imaging element, image data including intensity data based on a number of fibre tracks at a location corresponding to the output imaging element; and generating display data for a device to display an enhanced image generated based on the image data.01-10-2013
20130016103USER INPUT COMBINATION OF TOUCH AND USER POSITION - In general, the subject matter described in this specification can be embodied in methods, systems, and program products. A computing system presents graphical content on a display device. The computing system determines a change in distance between a user of the computing system and a camera by tracking a visible physical feature of the user through a series of images that are captured by the camera. The computing system determines that the user has physically contacted a user input device. The computing system modifies the graphical content to change (a) a level of detail of the graphical content based on the determined change in distance between the user and the camera, and (b) boundaries of a displayed region of the graphical content based on the determined physical contact with the user input device. The computing system presents the modified graphical content for display by the display device.01-17-2013
20130016104MINE OPERATION MONITORING SYSTEMAANM Morrison; MarkAACI Wembley DownsAACO AUAAGP Morrison; Mark Wembley Downs AUAANM Usher; JohnAACI PerthAACO AUAAGP Usher; John Perth AUAANM Green; ChrisAACI Mosman ParkAACO AUAAGP Green; Chris Mosman Park AU - A method of monitoring a mine operation is disclosed. The method comprises collecting map data associated with a mine operation, the map data being indicative of at least one map representation associated with the mine operation, collecting mine equipment location data indicative of the location of at least one item of mine equipment relative to the mine operation, and facilitating selection and display of a map representation associated with a mine operation. When a map representation associated with a mine operation is displayed, a representation of at least one item of mine equipment on the map representation at a representative location relative to the mine operation.01-17-2013
20110157183DEPICTION ARRANGEMENT - The invention relates to a depiction arrangement for security papers, value documents, electronic display devices or other data carriers, having a grid image arrangement for depicting a target image (06-30-2011
20110157182Electronic Device and Adjusting Control Method of Projection Resolution Thereof - An electronic device includes an image output module and a button module. The image output module has a storage unit storing a resolution table, and the resolution table has a plurality of resolution. The button module outputs a resolution adjusting signal. The image output module outputs an image having predetermined resolution and adjusts resolution of the image after receiving the resolution adjusting signal. This invention also provides an adjusting control method of projection resolution.06-30-2011
20110157181METHODS AND SYSTEM FOR ARTIFICALLY AND DYNAMICALLY LIMITING THE DISPLAY RESOLUTION OF AN APPLICATION - Embodiments of the present invention are directed to provide a method and system for automatically applying artificial limits to display resolutions in a computing system to improve performance. Embodiments are described herein that automatically limits the display resolution of an application executing in a discrete graphics processing unit operating from configurations with limited means of data transfer to the system memory. By automatically limiting the resolution in certain detected circumstances, the rate of generated graphics data may be dramatically increased. Another embodiment is also provided which allows for the automatic detection of an application's initialization and pro-actively limiting the user-selectable resolutions in which the output of the application may be displayed in to a maximum resolution calculated for optimal performance. The application's termination is also detected, whereupon a comprehensive list of supported resolutions becomes available.06-30-2011
20100085361APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR ENHANCING IMAGES IN CONSIDERATION OF REGION CHARACTERISTICS - Disclosed herein is an apparatus for enhancing images in consideration of region characteristics. An inverse gamma correction unit releases gamma correction and linearizes each of Red (R), Green (G), and Blue (B) colors. A threshold calculation unit calculates m-1 thresholds in order to divide the brightness of pixels into m regions, and labels each of the pixels as one of the m brightness regions. A block segmentation unit divides an input image into M×N blocks. A block statistics calculation unit determines one of the m brightness regions to which each of the blocks pertains, and labels the block as the corresponding brightness region. A block-based Look-Up Table (LUT) generation unit generates enhancement LUTs for the respective blocks. An image enhancement unit corrects the image using the LUTs for the respective blocks. A gamma correction unit performs gamma correction.04-08-2010
20130113803ACCELERATED RENDERING WITH TEMPORALLY INTERLEAVED DETAILS - One embodiment of the invention sets forth a mechanism for interleaving consecutive display frames rendered at complementary reduced resolutions. The GPU driver configures a command stream associated with a frame received from a graphics application for reduced frame rendering. The command stream specifies a nominal resolution at which the frame should be rendered. The reduced resolution associated with the frame is determined based on the reduced resolution of an immediately preceding frame (i.e., the complementary reduced resolution), if one exists, or on GPU configuration information. The GPU driver then modifies the command stream to specify the reduced resolution. The GPU driver also inserts an upscale command sequence specifying the nominal resolution into the command stream. Once the command stream is configured in such a manner, the GPU driver transmits the command stream to the GPU for reduced rendering.05-09-2013
20130141436Hybrid Image Format - Hybrid image format techniques are described in which multiple resolution images are concatenated to a standard bitmap image to create a hybrid image file. The hybrid image file is created through combining a relatively low resolution image with the additional images in a multi-frame format having higher resolution. The hybrid image file may contain data detectable to signal that higher resolution images are available in the hybrid image file. A hybrid aware application may be configured to detect and output a higher resolution image from the hybrid image file based on detection of the data. A legacy application that is not configured to detect the data may be unaware of higher resolution images contained in the hybrid image file, and accordingly outputs the relatively low resolution image.06-06-2013
20110210972PERSISTING GRAPHICS STRUCTURES ACROSS RESOLUTION CHANGE IN GRAPHICS REMOTING ENVIRONMENT - A local system receives a graphics structure generated from an application hosted within the local system, where the application is accessed by a remote system. The graphics structure represents a display output from the application, where the graphics structure is generated in response to a change of display characteristics of the local system. A hash generator generates a first hash from the graphics structure according to a hash algorithm. It is determining whether there is an existing hash maintained by the local system that matches the first hash. The local system transmits the first hash to the remote system without sending the graphics structure if there is an existing hash matching the first hash. The first hash is used by the remote system to identify a graphics structure maintained by the remote system for rendering a display of the remote system.09-01-2011
20110249001MATRIX GENERATION APPARATUS, METHOD, AND PROGRAM, AND INFORMATION PROCESSING APPARATUS10-13-2011
20130093768Systems and Methods for Creating Texture Exemplars - A system, method and a computer-readable medium for creating texture exemplars from images are provided. The texture exemplars are created by receiving an image containing a plurality of pixels representing a plurality of textures, wherein each texture in the plurality of textures is configured to be selectable by a user, determining a desired texture in the plurality of textures contained within the image and defining a scale of the desired texture, generating a heat mapping of the image, wherein the heat mapping indicates location of the desired texture, generating, based on the heat mapping, a plurality of tiles corresponding to the defined scale of the desired texture, and generating an exemplar of desired texture.04-18-2013
20130093769Manipulation of Image Content Using Various Image Representations - Disclosed herein are embodiments of systems and methods for displaying and updating image previews in the graphical user interface of an application program. The image previews for a given master image within the application program constitute various image sizes and resolutions of that master image, and are preferably compiled as image preview data sets in a database. When the image previews are manipulated in the application program an appropriate resolution for that image preview can be queried from the database and displayed. For example, while scrolling, a lower-resolution image preview data set might he used when compared to image preview data sets used while the image previews are not scrolled, thus making them less computationally intensive to display and update. Likewise, while magnifying, an appropriate image preview data set can be queried from the database instead of, or in conjunction with, up or downscaling the image preview.04-18-2013
20120274641TECHNIQUES FOR DEGRADING RENDERING QUALITY TO INCREASE OPERATING TIME OF A COMPUTING PLATFORM - Techniques for degrading rendering performance to extend operating time of a computing platform includes determining a source and a level of power for the computing platform during receipt of the graphics data and rendering of the graphics data. Graphics data is rendered using settings received from the application if the computing platform is not operating from a limited power supply. The graphics data is rendered using one or more sets of graphics processing power conservation rendering settings if the computing platform is operating from a limited power supply and the remaining energy capacity of the limited power supply is less than one or more predetermined levels.11-01-2012
20130155067METHOD OF PROVIDING IMAGE AND DISPLAY APPARATUS APPLYING THE SAME - A method of providing an image and a display apparatus applying the same are provided. The method of providing an image of a display apparatus includes receiving signals requesting images having different resolutions from each other from a plurality of mobile apparatuses, determining a resolution reproducible by all of the plurality of mobile apparatuses among a plurality of resolutions requested from the plurality of mobile apparatuses as a first resolution and processing the image to be provided to the plurality of mobile apparatuses with the first resolution, and transmitting the image having the first resolution to the plurality of mobile apparatuses.06-20-2013
20120280998LOW RESOLUTION BUFFER BASED PIXEL CULLING - Aspects of this disclosure are directed to updating a low resolution buffer during a binning pass of an image surface by a graphics processing unit (GPU). For example, during the binning pass of the image surface, the GPU may divide the image surface into a plurality of blocks of surface pixels of the image surface. The GPU may then store a surface identifier of the image surface within storage locations of the low resolution buffer to correspond to each of the blocks of the surface pixels of the image surface.11-08-2012
20120019534IMAGE OUTPUT METHOD AND DEVICE, AND IMAGE DISPLAY - First and second division patterns are defined so that main areas A and A′ are similar to each other in shape, having the same horizontal-to-vertical ratio. Even if an image output apparatus is connected to a display unit having both first and second display screens, the image output apparatus generates an identical image for the main area A or A′ regardless of the aspect ratio of the display screen. The main areas A and A′ display important information and the like. Sub areas B and B′ display auxiliary information. The first and second division patterns may be determined so that the sub areas B and B′ are similar to each other in shape like the main areas.01-26-2012
20130194270Remote Graphics Corresponding to Region - A computing device to receive remote graphics based on a size of a display component from a second computing device, display a user interface to include the remote graphics, detect a user repositioning a region of the user interface, transmit information of the repositioned region to the second computing device and receive remote graphics corresponding to the repositioned region for display on the display component.08-01-2013
20120032960IMAGE PROCESSING APPARATUS, IMAGE PROCESSING METHOD, AND COMPUTER READABLE MEDIUM - An image processing apparatus includes: an image obtaining section obtaining an input image; a first image processing section generating a predetermined quality image resulting from rendering the input image in high image quality using a predetermined image processing parameter; a display section displaying the predetermined quality image; a characteristic region identifying section identifying a plurality of characteristic regions in the input image; a parameter determining section determining, respectively for the plurality of characteristic regions, image processing parameters for rendering images of the plurality of characteristic regions, in higher image quality; a second image processing section generating a plurality of high quality characteristic-region images respectively of the plurality of characteristic regions, using the image processing parameters determined by the parameter determining section; and a display control section replacing the plurality of characteristic regions in the predetermined quality image under display, with the plurality of high quality characteristic-region images.02-09-2012
20130201190SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR DISCLOSING TARGET ELEMENTS IN HIGH DEFINITION IMAGES - High definition images are utilized in marketing, gaming, retail, e-commerce, multi-channel retail, mobile, tablet and/or social applications. A system displays the high definition image in its entirety, and in various states wherein portions of the high definition image are magnified. The various states show details of the portions of the high definition image that were not previously apparent. The system allows users to look for and detect certain target elements in the high definition image. These target elements may be used for gaming and/or marketing purposes.08-08-2013
20120299923BINOCULAR IMAGE DISPLAY APPARATUS - The invention provides a binocular image display apparatus provided which comprises: 11-29-2012
20130207979METHODS FOR EXTERNAL DISPLAY RESOLUTION SELECTION - A user may couple an external display to an electronic device using a communications path. Extended display identification data or other information on the capabilities of the external display may be provided to the electronic device over the communications path. The extended display identification data may include a list of timing elements including display parameters such as a horizontal active pixel count, a vertical active pixel count, and a pixel clock. The electronic device may tag the timing elements with their type and may flag certain timing elements as being native to the display. A scoring function may then be used to rate each timing element. A scored list of timing elements may be sorted by score. The sorted scored list may be filtered to remove inappropriate timing elements. The electronic device may automatically use a selected one of the filtered timing elements in displaying information on the external display.08-15-2013

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