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Number: 345/426
Name: Computer graphics processing, operator interface processing, and selective visual display systems > Computer graphics processing > Three-dimension > Lighting/shading
Description: Subject matter which determines intensity or color on a surface of the object taking into consideration light sources, surface characteristics and object orientation.

Patents under this class:

Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8712179 Reconstruction of deforming surfaces by canceling ambient occlusion and refining 3-D shape Apr. 29, 2014
8711151 Hair motion compositor system for use in a hair/fur pipeline Apr. 29, 2014
8711145 Representing polarized light in computer models Apr. 29, 2014
8711142 Visual model importation Apr. 29, 2014
8704831 Irradiance rigs Apr. 22, 2014
8692848 Method and system for tile mode renderer with coordinate shader Apr. 8, 2014
8692829 Calculation of plane equations after determination of Z-buffer visibility Apr. 8, 2014
8692828 3-dimensional image processor and processing method Apr. 8, 2014
8687001 Apparatus and method extracting light and texture, and rendering apparatus using light and texture Apr. 1, 2014
8686992 Methods and systems for 3D shape matching and retrieval Apr. 1, 2014
8681100 Apparatus system and method for human-machine-interface Mar. 25, 2014
8675003 Efficient data access for unified pixel interpolation Mar. 18, 2014
8674995 Folding avoidance in skeletal stroke application Mar. 18, 2014
8674989 System and method for rendering photorealistic images of clothing and apparel Mar. 18, 2014
8674988 System and method for artist friendly controls for hair shading Mar. 18, 2014
8674987 Dynamic ray population control Mar. 18, 2014
8674986 Method and system for scattered spherical harmonic approximation Mar. 18, 2014
8674985 Method, medium, and system rendering 3D graphic data to enhance image quality of transparent objects Mar. 18, 2014
8669981 Images from self-occlusion Mar. 11, 2014
8666150 Pixel processing method and apparatus thereof Mar. 4, 2014
8665293 Automatic draw order Mar. 4, 2014
8665276 Image processing method for feature retention and the system of the same Mar. 4, 2014
8665271 System and method for iterative interactive ray tracing in a multiprocessor environment Mar. 4, 2014
8659623 Three-dimensional (3D) virtual world wormholes Feb. 25, 2014
8659615 System and method for providing transparent windows of a display Feb. 25, 2014
8659602 Generating a pseudo three-dimensional image of a three-dimensional voxel array illuminated by an arbitrary light source by a direct volume rendering method Feb. 25, 2014
8659601 Program sequencer for generating indeterminant length shader programs for a graphics processor Feb. 25, 2014
8659591 Method of and system for image processing Feb. 25, 2014
8654193 Method for registering model data for optical recognition processing and optical sensor Feb. 18, 2014
8654130 Computer readable medium for modifying an animation wire frame Feb. 18, 2014
8654122 Method, apparatus, and computer program product for improved graphics performance Feb. 18, 2014
8648856 Omnidirectional shadow texture mapping Feb. 11, 2014
8643678 Shadow generation Feb. 4, 2014
8638341 Antialiasing of two-dimensional vector images Jan. 28, 2014
8638331 Image processing using iterative generation of intermediate images using photon beams of varying parameters Jan. 28, 2014
8638329 Auto-stereoscopic interpolation Jan. 28, 2014
8633948 Single-pass and order-independent transparency in computer graphics using constant memory Jan. 21, 2014
8633928 Reducing the bandwidth of sampler loads in shaders Jan. 21, 2014
8633927 Re-render acceleration of frame with lighting change Jan. 21, 2014
8624915 Color-space selective darkness and lightness adjustment Jan. 7, 2014
8624896 Information processing apparatus, information processing method and computer program Jan. 7, 2014
8624895 Controls for digital lighting Jan. 7, 2014
8624894 Apparatus and method of early pixel discarding in graphic processing unit Jan. 7, 2014
8624892 Integration of graphical application content into the graphical scene of another application Jan. 7, 2014
8624891 Iterative reprojection of images Jan. 7, 2014
8624889 Multiple instantiable effects in a hair/fur pipeline Jan. 7, 2014
8624888 Screen space optimization techniques for use in a hair/fur pipeline Jan. 7, 2014
8624709 System and method for camera control in a surveillance system Jan. 7, 2014
8619079 Ray tracing system architectures and methods Dec. 31, 2013
8619078 Parallelized ray tracing Dec. 31, 2013

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