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9041729 Graphical design tool  
A set of graphical data is stored, the set of graphical data including a first representation of an image in each of a first format and a second format. A set of processes that are organized...
9041734 Simulating three-dimensional features  
Image information displayed on an electronic device can be modified based at least in part upon a relative position of a user with respect to a device. Mapping, topological or other types of...
9035951 Systems and methods for drawing shapes with minimal user interaction  
Systems and methods are provided for drawing shapes with minimal user interaction. A drawing area is displayed, and a shape selection component comprising a set of shape selection regions is...
9024953 Image generating apparatus, projector, computer program, and image generating method  
A projector includes: a detecting unit that detects, from input object data indicating contents of an input object input by handwriting, graph object data indicating an drawing area for a graph...
9019173 Method for generating manoeuvre graphics in a navigation device  
A technique for controlling a navigation device to generate a navigation maneuver graphics for a road junction maneuver is proposed. A device embodiment of this technique comprises a routing...
9013486 Methods and systems of graphically conveying a strength of communication between users  
An exemplary method includes at least one physical computing device 1) determining a first strength of communication metric representative of a strength of communications initiated by a first user...
9001126 Displaying text on path  
A method of displaying text on a path includes creating a mapping between distances along the path and points on a line based on changes in direction of the path, composing glyphs on the line,...
9001127 Method and device for processing vector graphics  
A method and a device for reducing the waste of the central process unit (CPU) resource during the filling process of a vector graphic, and the method includes: parsing the vector graphic to...
8994734 Package definition system  
A method and system for defining a package uses a graph representation of the package to create and implement a package generation rule set. The graph representation uses links and nodes to...
8988427 Management of a history of a meeting  
Provenance techniques are disclosed for managing a history of a meeting. For example, a method for managing a history associated with a meeting comprises the following steps. Data associated with...
8988418 System and method for parametric display of modular aesthetic designs  
A system and method for the aesthetic design of a modular assemblage, comprising means for providing a client graphic user interface for receiving an input for defining parameters of the modular...
8982131 Multivariate digital camera device and method for generating 2D and 3D pictures of datasets comprised of points in hyperspace  
A multivariate digital camera device and method for generating pictures of datasets comprised of points in hyperspace is provided. The invention may be embodied in an input device, a computer...
8983643 Method for generating and building support structures with deposition-based digital manufacturing systems  
A method for generating data for a support structure to be built with a deposition-based digital manufacturing system, the method comprising generating a convex hull polygon based on a boundary...
8976182 Facial sketch creation device, configuration information generation device, configuration information generation method, and storage medium  
A facial sketch creation device, a configuration information generation device, a configuration information generation method, and a storage medium that stores a computer program, which acquires...
8970590 Surface mesh generation systems and methods  
A method for generating a finite element mesh that includes receiving, by a computer system, data regarding a model of a simulated object, categorizing one or more geometric features of the model...
8970600 Method for visualization of transmission flow in a system, an operator terminal and a supervisory control system  
A method for visualizing on a display unit of an operator terminal a transmission flow in a system. The method includes: retrieving a starting point and an end point of the transmission flow;...
8959013 Virtual keyboard for a non-tactile three dimensional user interface  
A method, including presenting, by a computer system executing a non-tactile three dimensional user interface, a virtual keyboard on a display, the virtual keyboard including multiple virtual...
8947429 Gestures and tools for creating and editing solid models  
A modeling tool is activated in a 3D modeling application executing on a multi-touch device. A visual representation of a grid system tool is displayed in an active modeling plane and has three...
8947433 Spatiotemporal visualization of sensor data  
An apparatus for visualizing data includes memory for storing sensor data and a processor. The processor is configured to generate a map of a geographic area, and to display at a first location on...
8947434 Process for determining, scaling, providing, comparative information in accurate, useful, easily recognized, and understandable manner  
A machine-implemented process for determining, scaling, providing, and presenting comparative information in an accurate, scaled, useful, easily recognized, and understandable manner, including:...
8941661 Automatic corner generation  
A system is disclosed. The system includes a processor configured to: receive a path in an artwork, the path having at least one corner; receive a selection of a patterned tile to apply to the...
8941656 Spatiotemporal visualization of sensor data  
A method for visualizing data includes generating on a display device a map including a first location and generating on the display device at least one icon graphically representing measurements...
8941660 Image generating apparatus, image generating method, and image generating integrated circuit  
An image generating apparatus, which can reduce a calculation amount by effectively utilizing a cache resource, generates a graphics image by rendering a polygon and includes a coordinate...
8941662 Method and device for rendering areas bounded by curves using a GPU  
A method is provided for rendering pixels based on a certain type of Bézier curve, called a simple Bézier arch. The method uses an implicit function to determine whether each pixel in a domain...
8941681 CAD design with primitive closed shapes  
It is provided a computer-implemented method for designing a CAD modeled object with primitive three-dimensional parametric shapes including closed shapes. The method comprises user-interaction...
8928652 Sketched overdrawn lines for editing spline-based three-dimensional curves  
An overdraw method for editing a three-dimensional geometry includes receiving a three-dimensional geometry including a plurality of individual curves whose positions are defined by a plurality of...
8929649 Image processing apparatus for converting image in characteristic region of original image into image of brushstroke patterns  
The importance detection unit 52 detects importance of each pixel composing the original image thus acquired. In addition, the importance map generation unit 52 generates an importance map...
8917272 Methods, apparatuses, and computer program products for facilitating visualization and analysis of medical data  
Methods, apparatuses, and computer program products are provided for facilitating visualization and analysis of medical data. A method may include accessing a first set of data points. The method...
8917285 Display methods for high dynamic range images and user interfaces for the same  
Display methods and interfaces for high dynamic range images. High dynamic range images and corresponding histograms are displayed on a display device. The histogram panel displays low dynamic...
8913058 Displaying information associated with an object  
Displaying information associated with an object is described herein. One method includes determining attributes associated with an object, visualizing the object using a mobile device, detecting,...
8907955 Vector image drawing device, vector image drawing method, and recording medium  
A vector image drawing device has the following configuration. A contour generation unit (104), based on vector data, generates contour data that represents the starting pixels on a scan line in a...
8907952 Reparametrized bull's eye plots  
The invention relates to a system for visualizing, in a first bull's eye plot, results of a first quantitative analysis of an object represented in first image data, in particular for cardiac...
RE45264 Methods and apparatus for generating three-dimensional image data models  
The present invention provides methods and apparatus for generating a three dimensional output which includes a continuum of image data sprayed over three-dimensional models. The three-dimensional...
8902280 Communicating visual representations in virtual collaboration systems  
Systems and methods of visually indicating one or more gestures of a user of a node (22) in the content of a media stream (24) are disclosed. A node (22) configured to transmit a media stream (24)...
8902221 Prospect assessment and play chance mapping tools  
Prospect assessment and play chance mapping tools are provided. For assessing potential resources, example systems provide dynamically linked chance maps, transformed in real time from geological...
8896621 User-manipulable stencils for drawing application  
A drawing application provides functionality for assisting the user in performing freehand drawing. The user can place virtual stencils on the screen, and can manipulate the stencils in various...
8896607 Inverse kinematics for rigged deformable characters  
A method for a computer system includes receiving a surface deformation for an object from a computer system user, wherein an object model comprises animation variables used to determine the...
8890872 Digitizing venue maps  
A system and methods provide for the automatic and computer-assisted generation of vectorized venue maps for event venues, including the outline, location, and label of each section in the venue,...
8878873 Enhanced visibility of avatars satisfying a profile  
Disclosed is a computer implemented method, computer program product, and apparatus to decorate visible attributes of a rendered avatar. A server may collect a first user profile of a first...
8878892 Multi-picture synthesizing method and apparatus in conference television system  
A multi-picture synthesizing method in a conference television system is disclosed by the present invention. The method includes: synthesizing multiple pictures into a bottom layer of a...
8878841 Determining a parameter of a geometrical CAD operation  
It is provided a computer-implemented method for designing a CAD modeled object. The method comprises displaying at least one parametric three-dimensional shape; user-interacting with the screen;...
8872828 Method for generating a graph lattice from a corpus of one or more data graphs  
A document recognition system and method, where images are represented as a collection of primitive features whose spatial relations are represented as a graph. Useful subsets of all the possible...
8872829 System and method for processing frequency spectrum of a signal in an image file  
A system and method processes frequency spectrum of a signal in an image file of a computing device. The system loads the frequency spectrum from a storage system of the computing device, and...
8866818 Composing shapes and data series in geometries  
A renderable geometry the may be populated with shapes and data series. The geometry defines a set of dimensions to be applied to the shapes. The geometry further defines and enforces a...
8866819 Systems and methods for social networking influenced map generation  
Various embodiments for social networking influenced map generation are disclosed. One embodiment is a method for generating a map that comprises retrieving, by a computing device, location data...
8854374 Tessellation patterns  
Methods, systems, and computer readable media embodiments are disclosed for generating primitives in a grid. Embodiments include generating a set of vertices in a section of the grid, selecting...
8847961 Geometry, speed, pressure, and anti-aliasing for ink rendering  
Ink rendering techniques are described. In an implementation, an input is recognized by one or more modules that are executable on one or more processors of a computing device as an ink stroke to...
8847981 Method and apparatus for accumulative vector drawing using buffering  
A method and apparatus for accumulative vector drawing are provided. The method includes receiving a graphics command, accumulating the graphics command, and rendering the graphics command in an...
8836701 Surface patch techniques for computational geometry  
A method and system for computer aided design (CAD) is disclosed for designing geometric objects, wherein interpolation and/or blending between such objects is performed while deformation data is...
8830258 Generating strokes in real-time on an electronic paper display  
A method and system for generating strokes in real-time on an electronic paper display. A display device receives the stroke input, which is converted to binary code by a digitizer. A rendering...