Patents by Inventor Ankur N. Shah

Ankur N. Shah has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Publication number: 20210294560
    Abstract: An embodiment of a graphics apparatus may include a processor, memory communicatively coupled to the processor, and a collaboration engine communicatively coupled to the processor to identify a shared graphics component between two or more users in an environment, and share the shared graphics components with the two or more users in the environment. Embodiments of the collaboration engine may include one or more of a centralized sharer, a depth sharer, a shared preprocessor, a multi-port graphics subsystem, and a decode sharer. Other embodiments are disclosed and claimed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 29, 2021
    Publication date: September 23, 2021
    Applicant: Intel Corporation
    Inventors: Deepak S. Vembar, Atsuo Kuwahara, Chandrasekaran Sakthivel, Radhakrishnan Venkataraman, Brent E. Insko, Anupreet S. Kalra, Hugues Labbe, Altug Koker, Michael Apodaca, Kai Xiao, Jeffery S. Boles, Adam T. Lake, David M. Cimini, Balaji Vembu, Elmoustapha Ould-Ahmed-Vall, Jacek Kwiatkowski, Philip R. Laws, Ankur N. Shah, Abhishek R. Appu, Joydeep Ray, Wenyin Fu, Nikos Kaburlasos, Prasoonkumar Surti, Bhushan M. Borole
  • Publication number: 20210286626
    Abstract: An apparatus to facilitate control flow in a graphics processing system is disclosed. The apparatus includes logic a plurality of execution units to execute single instruction, multiple data (SIMD) and flow control logic to detect a diverging control flow in a plurality of SIMD channels and reduce the execution of the control flow to a subset of the SIMD channels.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 26, 2021
    Publication date: September 16, 2021
    Applicant: Intel Corporation
    Inventors: Subramaniam M. Maiyuran, Guei-Yuan Lueh, Supratim Pal, Gang Chen, Ananda V. Kommaraju, Joy Chandra, Altug Koker, Prasoonkumar Surti, David Puffer, Hong Bin Liao, Joydeep Ray, Abhishek R. Appu, Ankur N. Shah, Travis T. Schluessler, Jonathan Kennedy, Devan Burke
  • Patent number: 11106274
    Abstract: An embodiment of a graphics apparatus may include a facial expression detector to detect a facial expression of a user, and a parameter adjuster communicatively coupled to the facial expression detector to adjust a graphics parameter based on the detected facial expression of the user. The detected facial expression may include one or more of a squinting, blinking, winking, and facial muscle tension of the user. The graphics parameter may include one or more of a frame resolution, a screen contrast, a screen brightness, and a shading rate. Other embodiments are disclosed and claimed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 10, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 31, 2021
    Assignee: Intel Corporation
    Inventors: Travis T. Schluessler, Joydeep Ray, John H. Feit, Nikos Kaburlasos, Jacek Kwiatkowski, Jefferson Amstutz, Carson Brownlee, Vivek Tiwari, Sayan Lahiri, Kai Xiao, Abhishek R. Appu, ElMoustapha Ould-Ahmed-Vall, Deepak S. Vembar, Ankur N. Shah, Balaji Vembu, Josh B. Mastronarde
  • Patent number: 11106264
    Abstract: Methods and apparatus relating to techniques for avoiding cache lookup for cold cache. In an example, an apparatus comprises logic, at least partially comprising hardware logic, to collect user information for a user of a data processing device, generate a user profile for the user of the data processing device from the user information, and set a power profile a processor in the data processing device using the user profile. Other embodiments are also disclosed and claimed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 28, 2020
    Date of Patent: August 31, 2021
    Assignee: INTEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Altug Koker, Abhishek R. Appu, Kiran C. Veernapu, Joydeep Ray, Balaji Vembu, Prasoonkumar Surti, Kamal Sinha, Eric J. Hoekstra, Wenyin Fu, Nikos Kaburlasos, Bhushan M. Borole, Travis T. Schluessler, Ankur N. Shah, Jonathan Kennedy
  • Patent number: 11055809
    Abstract: An apparatus and method for provisioning virtualized tile-based graphics processing circuitry. For example, one embodiment of an apparatus comprises: processing resources to process commands including graphics commands and generate results; resource partitioning circuitry to partition the processing resources into a plurality of tiles in accordance with a specified tile-based resource allocation policy; and graphics virtualization circuitry to perform tile-based allocation of the processing resources to a plurality of virtual machines in accordance with a specified virtualization policy, the virtual machines to be executed in a virtualized execution environment.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 28, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 6, 2021
    Assignee: Intel Corporation
    Inventors: Ankur N. Shah, Nishanth Reddy Pendluru, Joseph Koston, Murali Ramadoss
  • Publication number: 20210191878
    Abstract: An apparatus to facilitate page translations is disclosed. The apparatus comprises a frame buffer to a plurality of pages of data, a plurality of display page tables to store virtual address to physical address translations to the pages of data in the frame buffer and a page table having a plurality of page table entries (PTEs), wherein each PTE maps to one of the plurality of display page tables.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 23, 2019
    Publication date: June 24, 2021
    Applicant: Intel Corporation
    Inventors: Ankur N. Shah, Geethacharan Rajagopalan, Ronald W. Silvas, Todd M. Witter
  • Patent number: 11017494
    Abstract: An embodiment of a graphics apparatus may include a mask buffer to store a mask, a shader communicatively coupled to the mask buffer to apply the mask to a first shader pass, and a resolver communicatively coupled to the mask buffer to apply the mask to a resolve pass. The resolver may be configured to exclude a sample location not covered by the mask in the resolve pass. Other embodiments are disclosed and claimed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 23, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 25, 2021
    Assignee: Intel Corporation
    Inventors: Hugues Labbe, Tomer Bar-On, Kai Xiao, Ankur N. Shah, John G. Gierach
  • Patent number: 10990409
    Abstract: An apparatus to facilitate control flow in a graphics processing system is disclosed. The apparatus includes logic a plurality of execution units to execute single instruction, multiple data (SIMD) and flow control logic to detect a diverging control flow in a plurality of SIMD channels and reduce the execution of the control flow to a subset of the SIMD channels.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 21, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 27, 2021
    Assignee: INTEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Subramaniam M. Maiyuran, Guei-Yuan Lueh, Supratim Pal, Gang Chen, Ananda V. Kommaraju, Joy Chandra, Altug Koker, Prasoonkumar Surti, David Puffer, Hong Bin Liao, Joydeep Ray, Abhishek R. Appu, Ankur N. Shah, Travis T. Schluessler, Jonathan Kennedy, Devan Burke
  • Patent number: 10983594
    Abstract: Systems, apparatuses and methods may provide away to enhance an augmented reality (AR) and/or virtual reality (VR) user experience with environmental information captured from sensors located in one or more physical environments. More particularly, systems, apparatuses and methods may provide a way to track, by an eye tracker sensor, a gaze of a user, and capture, by the sensors, environmental information. The systems, apparatuses and methods may render feedback, by one or more feedback devices or display device, for a portion of the environment information based on the gaze of the user.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 18, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 20, 2021
    Assignee: Intel Corporation
    Inventors: Altug Koker, Michael Apodaca, Kai Xiao, Chandrasekaran Sakthivel, Jeffery S. Boles, Adam T. Lake, James M. Holland, Pattabhiraman K, Sayan Lahiri, Radhakrishnan Venkataraman, Kamal Sinha, Ankur N. Shah, Deepak S. Vembar, Abhishek R. Appu, Joydeep Ray, Elmoustapha Ould-Ahmed-Vall
  • Publication number: 20210109589
    Abstract: Methods and apparatus relating to techniques for shutting down one or more GPU (Graphics Processing Unit) components in response to unchanged scene detection are described. In one embodiment, one or more components of a processor enter a low power consumption state in response to a determination that a scene to be displayed is static. The static scene is displayed on a display device (e.g., based on information to be retrieved from memory) for as long as no change to the static scene is detected. Other embodiments are also disclosed and claimed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 30, 2020
    Publication date: April 15, 2021
    Applicant: Intel Corporation
    Inventors: Prasoonkumar Surti, Wenyin Fu, Nikos Kaburlasos, Bhushan M. Borole, Joydeep Ray, Elmoustapha Ould-Ahmed-Vall, Deepak S. Vembar, Abhishek R. Appu, Ankur N. Shah
  • Patent number: 10943379
    Abstract: An embodiment of a graphics apparatus may include a focus identifier to identify a focus area, and a color compressor to selectively compress color data based on the identified focus area. Another embodiment of a graphics apparatus may include a motion detector to detect motion of a real object, a motion predictor to predict a motion of the real object, and an object placer to place a virtual object relative to the real object based on the predicted motion of the real object. Another embodiment of a graphics apparatus may include a frame divider to divide a frame into viewports, a viewport prioritizer to prioritize the viewports, a renderer to render a viewport of the frame in order in accordance with the viewport priorities, and a viewport transmitter to transmit a completed rendered viewport. Other embodiments are disclosed and claimed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 7, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 9, 2021
    Assignee: Intel Corporation
    Inventors: Deepak S. Vembar, Atsuo Kuwahara, Chandrasekaran Sakthivel, Radhakrishnan Venkataraman, Brent E. Insko, Anupreet S. Kalra, Hugues Labbe, Abhishek R. Appu, Ankur N. Shah, Joydeep Ray, ElMoustapha Ould-Ahmed-Vall, James M. Holland
  • Publication number: 20210056051
    Abstract: An apparatus and method are described for implementing memory management in a graphics processing system. For example, one embodiment of an apparatus comprises: a first plurality of graphics processing resources to execute graphics commands and process graphics data; a first memory management unit (MMU) to communicatively couple the first plurality of graphics processing resources to a system-level MMU to access a system memory; a second plurality of graphics processing resources to execute graphics commands and process graphics data; a second MMU to communicatively couple the second plurality of graphics processing resources to the first MMU; wherein the first MMU is configured as a master MMU having a direct connection to the system-level MMU and the second MMU comprises a slave MMU configured to send memory transactions to the first MMU, the first MMU either servicing a memory transaction or sending the memory transaction to the system-level MMU on behalf of the second MMU.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 1, 2020
    Publication date: February 25, 2021
    Inventors: NIRANJAN L. COORAY, ABHISHEK R. APPU, ALTUG KOKER, JOYDEEP RAY, BALAJI VEMBU, PATTABHIRAMAN K, DAVID PUFFER, DAVID J. COWPERTHWAITE, RAJESH M. SANKARAN, SATYESHWAR SINGH, SAMEER KP, ANKUR N. SHAH, KUN TIAN
  • Patent number: 10929947
    Abstract: An embodiment of a graphics apparatus may include a context engine to determine contextual information, a recommendation engine communicatively coupled to the context engine to determine a recommendation based on the contextual information, and a configuration engine communicatively coupled to the recommendation engine to adjust a configuration of a graphics operation based on the recommendation. Other embodiments are disclosed and claimed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 16, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 23, 2021
    Assignee: Intel Corporation
    Inventors: Joydeep Ray, Ankur N. Shah, Abhishek R. Appu, Deepak S. Vembar, ElMoustapha Ould-Ahmed-Vall, Atsuo Kuwahara, Travis T. Schluessler, Linda L. Hurd, Josh B. Mastronarde, Vasanth Ranganathan
  • Publication number: 20210050070
    Abstract: Systems, apparatuses and methods may provide for technology that identifies a redundant portion of a packaged on-die memory and detects, during a field test of the packaged on-die memory, one or more failed cells in the packaged on-die memory. Additionally, one or more memory cells in the redundant portion may be substituted for the one or more failed memory cells.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 28, 2020
    Publication date: February 18, 2021
    Inventors: Altug Koker, Travis T. Schluessler, Ankur N. Shah, Abhishek R. Appu, Joydeep Ray, Jonathan Kennedy
  • Publication number: 20210035270
    Abstract: Systems, apparatuses and methods may provide for technology that identifies, at an image post-processor, unresolved surface data and identifies, at the image post-processor, control data associated with the unresolved surface data. Additionally, the technology may resolve, at the image post-processor, the unresolved surface data and the control data into a final image.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 15, 2020
    Publication date: February 4, 2021
    Inventors: Tomer Bar-On, Hugues Labbe, Adam T. Lake, Kai Xiao, Ankur N. Shah, Johannes Guenther, Abhishek R. Appu, Joydeep Ray, Deepak S. Vembar, ElMoustapha Ould-Ahmed-Vall
  • Publication number: 20210034135
    Abstract: Described herein are various embodiments of reducing dynamic power consumption within a processor device. One embodiment provides a technique for dynamic link width reduction based on the instantaneous throughput demand for client of an interconnect fabric. One embodiment provides for a parallel processor comprising an interconnect fabric including a dynamic bus module to configure a bus width for a client of the interconnect fabric based on throughput demand from the client.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 13, 2020
    Publication date: February 4, 2021
    Applicant: Intel Corporation
    Inventors: Mohammed Tameem, Altug Koker, Kiran C. Veernapu, Abhishek R. Appu, Ankur N. Shah, Joydeep Ray, Travis T. Schluessler, Jonathan Kennedy
  • Patent number: 10908865
    Abstract: An embodiment of a graphics apparatus may include a processor, memory communicatively coupled to the processor, and a collaboration engine communicatively coupled to the processor to identify a shared graphics component between two or more users in an environment, and share the shared graphics components with the two or more users in the environment. Embodiments of the collaboration engine may include one or more of a centralized sharer, a depth sharer, a shared preprocessor, a multi-port graphics subsystem, and a decode sharer. Other embodiments are disclosed and claimed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 27, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 2, 2021
    Assignee: Intel Corporation
    Inventors: Deepak S. Vembar, Atsuo Kuwahara, Chandrasekaran Sakthivel, Radhakrishnan Venkataraman, Brent E. Insko, Anupreet S. Kalra, Hughes Labbe, Altug Koker, Michael Apodaca, Kai Xiao, Jeffery S. Boles, Adam T. Lake, David M. Cimini, Balaji Vembu, Elmoustapha Ould-Ahmed-Vall, Jacek Kwiatkowski, Philip R. Laws, Ankur N. Shah, Abhishek R. Appu, Joydeep Ray, Wenyin Fu, Nikos Kaburlasos, Prasoonkumar Surti, Bhushan M. Borole
  • Publication number: 20210027416
    Abstract: Systems, apparatuses, and methods may provide for technology to process graphical data, and to modify a runtime environment in a parallel computing platform for a graphic environment.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 15, 2020
    Publication date: January 28, 2021
    Inventors: Travis T. Schluessler, Abhishek R. Appu, Ankur N. Shah, Joydeep Ray, Altug Koker, Jacek Kwiatkowski, Ingo Wald, Jefferson Amstutz, Johannes Guenther, Gabor Liktor, Elmoustapha Ould-Ahmed-Vall
  • Publication number: 20210011853
    Abstract: An embodiment of an electronic processing system may include an application processor, system memory communicatively coupled to the application processor, a graphics processor communicatively coupled to the application processor, graphics memory communicatively coupled to the graphics processor, and persistent storage media communicatively coupled to the application processor and the graphics processor to store one or more graphics assets, wherein the graphics processor is to access the one or more graphics asset mapped from the persistent storage media. The persistent storage media may include a low latency, high capacity, and byte-addressable nonvolatile memory. The one or more graphics assets may include one or more of a mega-texture and terrain data. Other embodiments are disclosed and claimed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 27, 2020
    Publication date: January 14, 2021
    Inventors: Jianfang Zhu, Cristiano J. Ferreira, Bo Qiu, Ajit Krisshna Nandyal Lakshman, Nikhil Talpallikar, Deepak Gandiga Shivakumar, Brandt M. Guttridge, Kim Pallister, Frank J. Soqui, Anand Srivatsa, Travis T. Schluessler, Abhishek R. Appu, Ankur N. Shah, Joydeep Ray, Altug Koker, Jonathan Kennedy
  • Publication number: 20200410628
    Abstract: An apparatus and method for provisioning virtualized tile-based graphics processing circuitry. For example, one embodiment of an apparatus comprises: processing resources to process commands including graphics commands and generate results; resource partitioning circuitry to partition the processing resources into a plurality of tiles in accordance with a specified tile-based resource allocation policy; and graphics virtualization circuitry to perform tile-based allocation of the processing resources to a plurality of virtual machines in accordance with a specified virtualization policy, the virtual machines to be executed in a virtualized execution environment.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 28, 2019
    Publication date: December 31, 2020
    Inventors: Ankur N. Shah, Nishanth Reddy Pendluru, Joseph Koston, Murali Ramadoss