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Method and apparatus for performing interpolation based on transform and
Provided are a method and apparatus for interpolating an image. The method includes: selecting a first filter, from among a plurality of different filters, for...
System and method for graphics upscaling
Systems and methods for upscaling graphics resolution are provided. The systems and methods may selectively upscale graphics frames having a first resolution to...
An image processor includes: a first division control information acquiring circuit configured to acquire division control information of a first chip; a second...
Methods and apparatus for processing graphics data using multiple
Methods and apparatus for providing multiple graphics processing capacity, while utilizing unused integrated graphics processing circuitry on a bridge circuit...
Centralised interactive graphical application server
This invention relates to a method of processing a plurality of graphical programs on a centralized computer system whereby the images produced by the programs...
Identification of GPU phase to determine GPU scalability during runtime
A method performed by a processor is described. The method may include identifying a graphics processing unit (GPU) phase of a frame, using said identified GPU...
Methods and systems for detecting frame tears
Methods and systems for detecting frame tears are described. As one example, a mobile device may include at least one camera, a sensor, a co-processor, and an...
Smartphone-based methods and systems
Arrangements involving portable devices (e.g., smartphones and tablet computers) are disclosed. One arrangement enables a content creator to select software...
Graphics command generation device and graphics command generation method
An intermediate command generation unit generates intermediate commands, which are intermediate rendering commands having model data for rendering an object. A...
Customer identity verification
Customer identity verification. Receiving a request for verification of a customer's identity. The request includes fields of customer identity data....
In-game football strategy system and method
A system and method are disclosed for determining and recommending a coaching decision during a football game, where the recommended coaching decision...
Updating distribution management system model responsive to real-time
asset identification and location inputs
Models of a distribution network grid are automatically updated in response to real-time location data of uniquely identified temporary devices. Current...
Method, system and apparatus for load shaving of a power grid and a
tangible computer readable medium
The present disclosure provides a system, method and apparatus for load shaving of a power grid, and a tangible computer readable medium. The system may...
Systems and methods for managing user reputations in social networking
To determine and quantify the reputations of users within a social network. In an embodiment, a social networking system determines at least one category...
User interface for managing questions and answers across multiple social
media data sources
A method for managing user-generated questions and answers across multiple social media data sources can begin with the receiving of query parameters, including...
Method and apparatus for performing transaction item identification
System and methods for determining items purchased in a transaction are described. Transaction information, such as a transaction amount, transaction location,...
Interactive account management system and method
Embodiments of the invention are directed to a computer-implemented interactive account management system operated in cooperation with a financial institution...
Generating and delivering a wrap package of cards including custom content
and/or services in response to a...
Delivery of a wrap package "on the fly" in reply to a vehicle onboard diagnostic (OBD) system triggered event. When a notice of the event is received, a wrap...
Systems and methods for insurance based upon status of vehicle software
A vehicle may be configured to determine a characteristic of a software program operating on the vehicle. The characteristic may be provided to an insurer, and...
Enhanced claims settlement
An enhanced claims settlement apparatus may process insurance claims rapidly and accurately. The apparatus may first receive a notification of loss associated...
Creation of customized transactional cards
Methods, systems, and products create credit cards, debit cards, and other transactional cards. An image is received and provided on a transactional card....
Internet radio and broadcast method personalized by ratings feedback
Data streams are generally selected according to user preferences and transmitted to the user in general alignment with expressed preferences of the user. Such...
Mobile location notifications system and method
Embodiments of the invention are directed to systems, apparatuses, and methods for determining the location of a mobile merchant, and performing further...
Order receiving system and order receiving method
The present invention provides an order receiving system includes an order receiving unit that receives an order for an item from a customer terminal; an...
Method, computer program product, and system for providing a sensor-based
Method, computer program product, and system to facilitate a checkout transaction for a person within an environment having a plurality of items. The method...
System and method for providing a portable and interactive storefront
In an example embodiment, a method for providing a portable and interactive storefront is provided. The method may comprise receiving information associated...
Proximity device and method for bundling of products and/or services
A process stores, at a data storage device within a product and/or a product package, data associated with a bundle of products and/or services. Further, the...
Visual search in a controlled shopping environment
Various embodiments enable a customer to quickly search additional information (e.g., product variations, sizes, price and availability) related to a specific...
Text translation using contextual information related to text objects in
In an example embodiment, text is received at an ecommerce service from a first user, the text in a first language and pertaining to a first listing on the...
Method and system for implementing a virtual game
The computer-implemented virtual game-based method and system of the present invention allow participants to play incentive-based virtual games and accept or...
Customized content delivery based on geographic area
Methods and systems are disclosed for providing customized content to users based on their location. In one embodiment, for each of one or more content...
System for targeting location-based communications
Embodiments of the invention are directed to systems, methods and computer program products for providing targeted location-based communications. An exemplary...
Secured identities collaboration system and method
An identities collaboration system that comprises a Personal Service Provider (PSP) system for supplying specific user related personal service(s); means for...
First party advertisement serving
Adservers with the ability to access advertiser cookies and vice versa when both are serving from the advertiser's domain are provided, thereby avoiding the...
Method and system for providing interactive advertisement customization
A system and method may include providing a media stream via a network, the media stream comprising one or more advertisement content segments, identifying...
Method and system for real time targeted advertising in a retail
A method and a system for real time targeted advertising using purchase transaction data and payment card holder activity and location information in a retail...
Systems and methods for enabling and managing ordering information within
Systems, methods, and computer-readable mediums, consistent with principles of some embodiments of the present invention provide for remote ordering of goods...
Systems and methods for data collection and providing coupons at a point
Systems and methods are described for collecting data at a merchant's point of return for use in processing a merchandise return transaction that is being...
Advertisement supported video download
System and method for facilitating advertisements within viewed content. The advertisements may be banner advertisements or other advertisement. The...
Remote sensor management
Technologies are described herein for remote management of sensors and other functionalities in a digital signage device through a remote management server. In...
Coupon copy protection
A data distribution system which includes business groups, a client system and a main database system is described. Coupons and coupon data may be exchanged...
Systems and methods for generating and displaying user preference tag
Systems and methods for generating and displaying user preferences in a tag cloud are provided in accordance with various embodiments of the present invention....
Differential trials in augmented reality
Techniques for displaying virtual objects on devices in differential situations are provided. Augmented reality authoring ensures that users have a consistent...
System and method for managing customer address information in electronic
commerce using the internet
A system and method for managing customer address information in electronic commerce using the Internet are provided. Customers' detailed address information is...
Systems and methods to facilitate real time communications and commerce
via answers to questions
Methods and systems to facilitate real time communications and commerce via answers presented to questions. One embodiment includes one or more web servers to...
Table for storing parameterized product/services information using
variable field columns
Computer implemented systems store descriptions of multiple different types of marketplace items as a collection of parameter-value pairs, using a table having...
System for group supervision
A system includes one or more computer systems configured to receive a plurality of information streams from a corresponding plurality of client systems that...
System and method to provide gesture functions at a device
Systems and methods for providing gesture functionality are provided. In example embodiments, a gesture input is received. The gesture input represents a...
Systems and methods for processing payment transactions at fuel dispensing
The methods and systems described herein provide for processing electronic payments at a retail location. Secure payment information for use in processing...
Methods and systems of creating a payment record with a cryptographically
secure audit trail
A method of creating a secure audit trail for transactions may include, by a host electronic device, for each of a plurality of transactions, receiving, from a...