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US20110261280 Liquid Crystal Display (LCD) System and Method  
A liquid crystal display (LCD) system is provided. The LCD system includes a light-passable plate, an LCD panel and a controller. The light-passable plate is configured to allow natural light to...
US20140267342 METHOD OF CREATING REALISTIC AND COMIC AVATARS FROM PHOTOGRAPHS  
A method of creating an avatar for use as an online visual representative, which includes the steps of selecting and opening a digital file of an original portrait facial photograph in a photo...
US20130076771 GENERATING A VISUAL DEPICTION OF A COVER FOR A DIGITAL ITEM  
Techniques for generating a visual depiction of a cover for a digital item are provided. A base-depiction-selector-value is generated based on one or more values from attribute metadata associated...
US20070291043 Instanced hair database for use in a hair/fur pipeline  
A surface definition module of a hair/fur pipeline may be used to define a surface. An instancing module is used to instance hairs. An instanced hair database coupled to the instancing module is...
US20100156655 EQUIPMENT AREA ALARM SUMMARY DISPLAY SYSTEM AND METHOD  
An equipment area alarm summary display system and method that can help operators cope with inevitable alarm floods is disclosed. An equipment area summary display with dedicated screen areas for...
US20120106796 CREATING A CUSTOMIZED AVATAR THAT REFLECTS A USER'S DISTINGUISHABLE ATTRIBUTES  
A capture system captures detectable attributes of a user. A differential system compares the detectable attributes with a normalized model of attributes, wherein the normalized model of...
US20120001932 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR ASSISTING VISUALLY-IMPAIRED USERS TO VIEW VISUAL CONTENT  
Methods, systems and computer program products for assisting a visually-impaired user to view visual content.
US20150262321 Parallel Approximation of Distance Maps  
Method for parallel approximation of distance maps on a discrete representation of a manifold, the method comprising: for at least one Euclidean grid applied on the discrete representation of a...
US20140139514 Parallel Approximation of Distance Maps  
Method for parallel approximation of distance maps on a discrete representation of a manifold, the method comprising: for at least one Euclidean grid applied on the discrete representation of a...
US20110298816 UPDATING GRAPHICAL DISPLAY CONTENT  
One or more techniques and/or systems are disclosed for redirecting output of a graphics rich application, such as a video or animation generation program, to a destination display system. Content...
US20120206472 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR SUGGESTING A PAUSE POSITION WITHIN ELECTRONIC TEXT  
Systems and methods for suggesting a pause position within electronic text are disclosed herein. According to an aspect, a method may include receiving identification of a current user position...
US20070273705 Geometric instancing techniques for use in a hari/fur pipeline  
A hair pipeline may be used to generate a user-selected geometry based upon a hair location for at least one hair with respect to a surface. A surface definition module may be used to define the...
US20120050306 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR RENDERING GRAPHICAL CONTENT AND GLYPHS  
Disclosed are techniques and systems for rendering pages or documents with both graphical and textual content.
US20130335434 RENDERING GLOBAL LIGHT TRANSPORT IN REAL-TIME USING MACHINE LEARNING  
Some implementations disclosed herein provide techniques and arrangements to render global light transport in real-time or near real-time. For example, in a pre-computation stage, a first...
US20150213634 METHOD AND SYSTEM OF MODIFYING TEXT CONTENT PRESENTATION SETTINGS AS DETERMINED BY USER STATES BASED ON USER EYE METRIC DATA  
In one exemplary embodiment, a method includes the step of obtaining, with an eye-tracking system, one or more user eye metrics, while the user is reading a text content. A step can include...
US20110249012 COMPUTING THE IRRADIANCE FROM A DISK LIGHT SOURCE AT A RECEIVER POINT  
Techniques are disclosed to determine the irradiance from a disk light source with much higher accuracy than may be obtained using the common approximation often used currently. By pre-computing,...
US20070273704 Hair caching optimization techniques for use in a hair/fur pipeline  
A lighting module of a hair/fur pipeline may be used to produce lighting effects in a lighting phase for a shot and an optimization module may be used to: determine if a cache hair state file...
US20150091934 DISPLAY APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR PROVIDING FONT EFFECT THEREOF  
A display apparatus and a method for providing a font effect thereof are provided. The method includes obtaining character information and font information of a character; determining an attribute...
US20120200586 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PROVIDING APPLICATION-BASED USER INTERFACE FEATURES ON A COMPUTING DEVICE  
A system and method for operating a mobile computing device is disclosed. Each of a plurality of applications that are stored or installed in the mobile computing device is associated with a...
US20130050242 Anchoring Viewer Adaptation During Color Viewing Tasks  
Techniques for editing visual content by anchoring visual adaptation are disclosed. At least one anchor pattern is presented on a display surround. The perceptibility of the at least one anchor...
US20110102448 VERTEX ATTRIBUTE BUFFER FOR INLINE IMMEDIATE ATTRIBUTES AND CONSTANTS  
One embodiment of the present invention sets forth a technique for providing primitives and vertex attributes to the graphics pipeline. A primitive distribution unit constructs the batches of...
US20120320073 Multiple Spatial Partitioning Algorithm Rendering Engine  
Methods, apparatuses and systems directed to rendering a large-scale two-dimensional workspace having embedded, potentially overlapping digital objects. The method entails dynamically creating a...
US20140198121 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR AVATAR GENERATION, RENDERING AND ANIMATION  
A video communication system that replaces actual live images of the participating users with animated avatars. The system allows generation, rendering and animation of a two-dimensional (2-D)...
US20130293562 Method and System for Producing a Rich Multimedia Interaction  
There is provided a method of producing a rich multimedia interaction comprising identifying a theme of the rich multimedia interaction, determining its dynamic display attributes based on the...
US20090073162 Three-dimensional design lasts for footwear  
Systems and methods for generating three-dimensional design lasts for footwear include: (a) generating a three-dimensional last structure on the computer display (e.g., having the appearance of a...
US20070153016 Method for publishing dialogue  
A method of preparing dialogue in printed media includes defining/identifying character ‘voices’ by the means of type family, size, weight, and color. Any combination of type family or colors may...
US20140333650 Map Display System and Method  
Provided are a computer system and methods related to a map display. A method includes but is not limited to receiving a request for the map, the map illustrating one or more locations;...
US20080018658 Method of Optimising Web Page Access in Wireless Networks  
A method of optimising web page access and speeding up web page download through high-latency communications networks, such as mobile communications networks. When a user requests a web page, such...
US20100073390 Color Profiling Of Monitors  
A monitor sends an alert to a host computer operatively coupled to the monitor. As a result of receiving the alert, the host computer retrieves display panel data and retrieves monitor control...
US20130187941 Systems and Methods for Graph Rendering  
An exemplary method comprises receiving graph data, generating an edge draw command to draw a first and a second edge as a display object, buffering first and second node positions for first and...
US20130321440 Computer-Implemented Methods and Systems for Laying Out Electronic Content Elements  
One exemplary embodiment involves performing a function on a container to determine a value for a container size attribute, wherein a contained element is contained by the container. Performing...
US20050010872 Look and feel to enhance usability on Unix platforms  
A “Motif look and feel” of a component in a graphical user interface (GUI) on a Unix platform is distinguishable based on selection and enablement properties. The appearance and behavior of the...
US20130069967 Methods And Apparatus For Creating A Visual Language For Diagrams  
Improved systems and techniques for representation of information. As a user creates a graphic design, properties represented by graphical elements of the design, are associated with visual...
US20070268300 INFORMATION MAP SYSTEM  
A map for displaying hierarchical or non-hierarchical information in a two dimensional format in a fixed space. The map may be used for displaying information about various entities of a complex...
US20150235084 DETECTING USER VIEWING DIFFICULTY FROM FACIAL PARAMETERS  
A method to determine whether a user is experiencing difficulty visually resolving content is disclosed. The method includes capturing one or more images of the user while the user is viewing the...
US20130182001 METHOD FOR PRODUCING ADVERTISEMENT CONTENT USING A DISPLAY DEVICE AND DISPLAY DEVICE FOR SAME  
The present invention relates to a display device and to an method for operating same and more particularly, to a method for producing advertisement content using a display device and to the...
US20080036782 Hair motion compositor system for use in a hair/fur pipeline  
A hair pipeline utilizes a surface definition module to define a surface and a control hair and a hair motion compositor module combines different control hair curve shapes associated with the...
US20110261053 PLUG-IN ARCHITECTURE FOR WINDOW MANAGEMENT AND DESKTOP COMPOSITING EFFECTS  
The system and method described herein relates to a plug-in architecture that enables accelerated rendering and compositing of one or more graphical effects instantiated by one or more separate...
US20090116698 Intelligent fashion exploration based on clothes recognition  
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system for recognizing and classifying clothes. During operation, the system captures at least one image of a clothing item. The system further...
US20130106885 ALIASING OF LIVE ELEMENTS IN A USER INTERFACE  
Embodiments are directed to maintaining layout properties when aliasing a live element and to independently inheriting animation properties using aliases. In one scenario, a computer system...
US20130120422 FILE FORMAT FOR REPRESENTING A SCENE  
A file format that includes a constant section and a varying section. The constant section provides a referencing scheme that references the various components that comprise the scene, as well as...
US20070216701 Screen space optimization techniques for use in a hair/fur pipeline  
A surface definition module of a hair/fur pipeline may be used to define a surface and an optimization module may be used to determine whether a hair is to be rendered upon the surface. In...
US20120069131 Reality alternate  
Among other things, we describe a reality alternative to our physical reality, named the Expandaverse, that includes multiple digital realities that may be continuously created, broadcast,...
US20100039438 METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR EMPHASIZING SELECTED AVIATION CHART INFORMATION  
Methods and systems for visually organizing aviation or aeronautical charts with color emphasis and de-emphasis features selected by a user.
US20140118383 DIFFERENTIAL RESOURCE APPLICATION IN VIRTUAL WORLDS BASED ON PAYMENT AND ACCOUNT OPTIONS  
A system and method for enhancing the rendering of one or more objects based on payment and account options. The system includes a computer infrastructure configured to control enhancement...
US20140168246 HEALTH CHECK PATH EVALUATION INDICATOR BUILDING SYSTEM, METHOD THEREOF, DEVICE THEREWITH, AND COMPUTER PROGRAM PRODUCT THEREIN  
A health check path evaluation indicator building system and a method thereof, a device therewith and a computer program product thereof are provided. The health check evaluation indicator...
US20120320074 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR LAYERED OVERVIEW IN VISUALIZATION OF LARGE ENTERPRISE IT ENVIRONMENT  
A method for layered overview visualization of an IT environment having nodes and links related to the nodes, comprising initializing the layered overview visualization by establishing a number of...
US20090286039 PRINTED APPLIQUE WITH THREE-DIMENSIONAL EMBROIDERED APPEARANCE  
An appliqué emblem having a three dimensional embroidered appearance for decoration and identification when applied to uniforms, fashion, “basic” and performance apparel, swimwear, and intimate...
US20120176368 MULTI-SAMPLE RESOLVING OF RE-PROJECTION OF TWO-DIMENSIONAL IMAGE  
Multi-sample resolution of a re-projection of a two-dimensional image is disclosed. One or more samples of a two-dimensional image are identified for each pixel in the three-dimensional...
US20090066711 RADIO FREQUENCY (RF) SENSING SYSTEM, RF DISPLAY DEVICE, AND PUZZLE SYSTEM USING THE SAME  
This invention discloses a RF sensing system, a RF display device and a puzzle system using the same. The RF sensing system includes a platform, at least one RF reader and a RF display device. The...