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: 20200035005
    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: Application
    Filed: August 7, 2019
    Publication date: January 30, 2020
    Applicant: 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: 20200004329
    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: Application
    Filed: July 18, 2019
    Publication date: January 2, 2020
    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: 20190391937
    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: June 26, 2019
    Publication date: December 26, 2019
    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
  • Publication number: 20190348141
    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: May 22, 2019
    Publication date: November 14, 2019
    Inventors: Altug Koker, Travis T. Schluessler, Ankur N. Shah, Abhishek R. Appu, Joydeep Ray, Jonathan Kennedy
  • Publication number: 20190340804
    Abstract: Systems, apparatuses, and methods may provide for technology to process graphics data in a virtual gaming environment. The technology may identify, from graphics data in a graphics application, redundant graphics calculations relating to common frame characteristics of one or more graphical scenes to be shared between client game devices of a plurality of users and calculate, in response to the identified redundant graphics calculations, frame characteristics relating to the one or more graphical scenes. Additionally, the technology may send, over a computer network, the calculation of the frame characteristics to the client game devices.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 11, 2019
    Publication date: November 7, 2019
    Inventors: Jonathan Kennedy, Gabor Liktor, Jeffery S. Boles, Slawomir Grajewski, Balaji Vembu, Travis T. Schluessler, Abhishek R. Appu, Ankur N. Shah, Joydeep Ray, Altug Koker, Jacek Kwiatkowski
  • Patent number: 10467796
    Abstract: An embodiment of an electronic processing system may include an application processor, persistent storage media communicatively coupled to the application processor, and a graphics subsystem communicatively coupled to the application processor. The graphics subsystem may include a first graphics engine to process a graphics workload, and a second graphics engine to offload at least a portion of the graphics workload from the first graphics engine. The second graphics engine may include a low precision compute engine. The system may further include a wearable display housing the second graphics engine. Other embodiments are disclosed and claimed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 17, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 5, 2019
    Assignee: Intel Corporation
    Inventors: Atsuo Kuwahara, Deepak S. Vembar, Chandrasekaran Sakthivel, Radhakrishnan Venkataraman, Brent E. Insko, Anupreet S. Kalra, Hugues Labbe, Abhishek R. Appu, Ankur N. Shah, Joydeep Ray, Elmoustapha Ould-Ahmed-Vall, Prasoonkumar Surti, Murali Ramadoss
  • Patent number: 10460415
    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: April 10, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 29, 2019
    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: 20190318447
    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: Application
    Filed: April 24, 2019
    Publication date: October 17, 2019
    Applicant: Intel Corporation
    Inventors: Hugues Labbe, Tomer Bar-On, Kai Xiao, Ankur N. Shah, John G. Gierach
  • Patent number: 10430147
    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: April 17, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 1, 2019
    Assignee: 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
  • Patent number: 10424097
    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: April 1, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 24, 2019
    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
  • Patent number: 10401954
    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: April 17, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 3, 2019
    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: 20190251666
    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: January 9, 2019
    Publication date: August 15, 2019
    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
  • Patent number: 10380039
    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: Grant
    Filed: April 7, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 13, 2019
    Assignee: Intel Corporation
    Inventors: Niranjan L. Cooray, Satyeshwar Singh, Sameer KP, Ankur N. Shah, Kun Tian, Abhishek R. Appu, Altug Koker, Joydeep Ray, Balaji Vembu, Pattabhiraman K, David Puffer, David J. Cowperthwaite, Rajesh M. Sankaran
  • Patent number: 10347357
    Abstract: Systems, apparatuses and methods 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, the technology identifies whether the redundant portion includes one or more remaining memory cells, and in response to an identification that the redundant portion includes the one or more remaining memory cells, the one or more remaining memory cells in the redundant portion are substituted for the one or more failed memory cells.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 24, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 9, 2019
    Assignee: Intel Corporation
    Inventors: Altug Koker, Travis T. Schluessler, Ankur N. Shah, Abhishek R. Appu, Joydeep Ray, Jonathan Kennedy
  • Publication number: 20190180494
    Abstract: An embodiment of an electronic processing system may include an application processor, persistent storage media communicatively coupled to the application processor, and a graphics subsystem communicatively coupled to the application processor. The graphics subsystem may include a first graphics engine to process a graphics workload, and a second graphics engine to offload at least a portion of the graphics workload from the first graphics engine. The second graphics engine may include a low precision compute engine. The system may further include a wearable display housing the second graphics engine. Other embodiments are disclosed and claimed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 28, 2018
    Publication date: June 13, 2019
    Inventors: Atsuo Kuwahara, Deepak S. Vembar, Chandrasekaran Sakthivel, Radhakrishnan Venkataraman, Brent E. Insko, Anupreet S. Kalra, Hugues Labbe, Abhishek R. Appu, Ankur N. Shah, Joydeep Ray, Elmoustapha Ould-Ahmed-Vall, Prasoonkumar Surti, Murali Ramadoss
  • Patent number: 10319064
    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: April 10, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 11, 2019
    Assignee: Intel Corporation
    Inventors: Hugues Labbe, Tomer Bar-On, Kai Xiao, Ankur N. Shah, John G. Gierach
  • Patent number: 10290141
    Abstract: Systems, apparatuses, and methods may provide for technology to process graphics data in a virtual gaming environment. The technology may identify, from graphics data in a graphics application, redundant graphics calculations relating to common frame characteristics of one or more graphical scenes to be shared between client game devices of a plurality of users and calculate, in response to the identified redundant graphics calculations, frame characteristics relating to the one or more graphical scenes. Additionally, the technology may send, over a computer network, the calculation of the frame characteristics to the client game devices.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 17, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 14, 2019
    Assignee: Intel Corporation
    Inventors: Jonathan Kennedy, Gabor Liktor, Jeffery S. Boles, Slawomir Grajewski, Balaji Vembu, Travis T. Schluessler, Abhishek R. Appu, Ankur N. Shah, Joydeep Ray, Altug Koker, Jacek Kwiatkowski
  • Patent number: 10223773
    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: Grant
    Filed: April 1, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 5, 2019
    Assignee: Intel Corporation
    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
  • Patent number: 10191759
    Abstract: In an embodiment, a system includes a graphics processing unit (GPU) that includes one or more GPU engines, and a microcontroller. The microcontroller is to assign a respective schedule slot for each of a plurality of virtual machines (VMs). When a particular VM is scheduled to access a first GPU engine, the particular VM has exclusive access to the first GPU engine. Other embodiments are described and claimed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 27, 2013
    Date of Patent: January 29, 2019
    Assignee: Intel Corporation
    Inventors: David J. Cowperthwaite, Murali Ramadoss, Ankur N. Shah, Balaji Vembu, Altug Koker, Aditya Navale
  • Publication number: 20180308277
    Abstract: The systems, apparatuses and methods may provide a way to adaptively process and aggressively cull geometry data. Systems, apparatuses and methods may provide for processing, by a positional only shading pipeline (POSH), geometry data including surface triangles for a digital representation of a scene. More particularly, systems, apparatuses and methods may provide a way to identify surface triangles in one or more exclusion zones and non-exclusion zones, and cull surface triangles surface triangles in one or more exclusion zones.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 24, 2017
    Publication date: October 25, 2018
    Inventors: Prasoonkumar Surti, Karthik Vaidyanathan, Atsuo Kuwahara, Hugues Labbe, Sameer Kp, Jonathan Kennedy, Abhishek R. Appu, Jeffery S. Boles, Balaji Vembu, Michael Apodaca, Slawomir Grajewski, Gabor Liktor, David M. Cimini, Andrew T. Lauritzen, Travis T. Schluessler, Murali Ramadoss, Abhishek Venkatesh, Joydeep Ray, Kai Xiao, Ankur N. Shah, Altug Koker