Intel Patent Grants

Apparatus and method for display virtualization using mapping between virtual and physical display planes

Granted: November 29, 2022
Patent Number: 11514550
An apparatus and method for managing pipes and planes within a virtual graphics processing engine. For example, one embodiment of a graphics processing apparatus comprises: a graphics processor comprising one or more display pipes to render one or more display planes, each of the one or more display pipes comprising a set of graphics processing hardware resources for executing graphics commands and rendering graphics images in the one or more display planes; and pipe and plane management…

Reduced capacitance land pad

Granted: November 29, 2022
Patent Number: 11516915
A land grid array (LGA) land pad having reduced capacitance is disclosed. The conductive portion of a land pad that overlaps a parallel ground plane within the substrate is reduced by one or more non-conductive voids though the thickness of the conductive portion of the land pad. The voids may allow the contact area of the land pad, as defined by the perimeter of the land pad, to remain the same while reducing the conductive portion that overlaps the parallel ground plane. Capacitance…

Localized high density substrate routing

Granted: November 29, 2022
Patent Number: 11515248
Embodiments of a system and methods for localized high density substrate routing are generally described herein. In one or more embodiments an apparatus includes a medium, first and second circuitry elements, an interconnect element, and a dielectric layer. The medium can include low density routing therein. The interconnect element can be embedded in the medium, and can include a plurality of electrically conductive members therein, the electrically conductive member can be electrically…

Liquid cooling through conductive interconnect

Granted: November 29, 2022
Patent Number: 11515232
Embodiments include semiconductor packages and cooling semiconductor packaging systems. A semiconductor package includes a second die on a package substrate, first dies on the second die, conductive bumps between the first dies and the second die, a cold plate and a manifold over the first dies, second die, and package substrate, and first openings in the manifold. The first openings are fluidly coupled through the conductive bumps. The semiconductor package may include a first fluid…

Topology to reduce effects of plate misalignment in a capacitive device

Granted: November 29, 2022
Patent Number: 11515089
Apparatuses and methods are provided for a capacitor including two more plates. The capacitor includes one or more teeth cut in an edge of at least one plate of the two or more plates. The one or more teeth extends from the edge of the at least one plate to a point at a length into the at least one plate. Other aspects are described.

Optimized display image rendering

Granted: November 29, 2022
Patent Number: 11514839
In one example, a head mounted display system includes at least one memory; and at least one processor to execute instructions to: detect a first position and a first view direction of a head of a user based on sensor data generated by at least one of an accelerometer, at least one camera, or a gyroscope at a first point in time; determine a latency associated with a time to cause an image to be presented on the display; determine a predicted position and a predicted view direction of…

Dynamic brightness and resolution control in virtual environments

Granted: November 29, 2022
Patent Number: 11514721
Systems, apparatuses, and methods may provide for technology to dynamically control a display in response to ocular characteristic measurements of at least one eye of a user.

Method and apparatus of game status determination

Granted: November 29, 2022
Patent Number: 11514704
A video capture and processing system includes a memory configured to store a pose database. The pose database includes poses that indicate a start or stoppage in an event. The system also includes a processor operatively coupled to the memory. The processor is configured to generate a pose of an individual in a video frame of captured video of the event. The pose can be three-dimensional pose or a two-dimensional pose. The processor is also configured to determine, based on the pose…

Augmented reality and virtual reality feedback enhancement system, apparatus and method

Granted: November 29, 2022
Patent Number: 11514639
Systems, apparatuses and methods may provide away to render augmented reality and virtual reality (VR/AR) environment information. More particularly, systems, apparatuses and methods may provide a way to selectively suppress and enhance VR/AR renderings of n-dimensional environments. The systems, apparatuses and methods may deepen a user's VR/AR experience by focusing on particular feedback information, while suppressing other feedback information from the environment.

Configuration profiles for graphics processing unit

Granted: November 29, 2022
Patent Number: 11514551
A system may include a graphics processing unit including a command counter. The system may also include a general-purpose processor to: in response to a detection of a timing signal, determine a count value of the command counter included in the graphics processing unit; determine a first threshold range of a plurality of threshold ranges that matches the determined count value of the command counter; select, based on the determined first threshold range, a first configuration profile…

Scandium precursor for SC2O3 or SC2S3 atomic layer deposition

Granted: November 29, 2022
Patent Number: 11512098
Described are precursor compounds and methods for atomic layer deposition of films containing scandium(III) oxide or scandium(III) sulfide. Such films may be utilized as dielectric layers in semiconductor manufacturing processes, particular for depositing dielectric films and the use of such films in various electronic devices.

Immutable watermarking for authenticating and verifying AI-generated output

Granted: November 29, 2022
Patent Number: 11514365
Embodiments are directed to immutable watermarking for authenticating and verifying artificial intelligence (AI)-generated output. An embodiment of a system includes a hardware accelerator to perform processing related to a machine learning (ML) model and one or more processors including a hash generator. In one implementation, the hash generator is to identify a global unique identifier (GUID) for the ML model, generate a digital signature for content generated by an inference stage of…

Non-posted write transactions for a computer bus

Granted: November 29, 2022
Patent Number: 11513979
Systems and devices can include a controller and a command queue to buffer incoming write requests into the device. The controller can receive, from a client across a link, a non-posted write request (e.g., a deferred memory write (DMWr) request) in a transaction layer packet (TLP) to the command queue; determine that the command queue can accept the DMWr request; identify, from the TLP, a successful completion (SC) message that indicates that the DMWr request was accepted into the…

Processor and method implementing a cacheline demote machine instruction

Granted: November 29, 2022
Patent Number: 11513957
Methods and apparatus implementing Hardware/Software co-optimization to improve performance and energy for inter-VM communication for NFVs and other producer-consumer workloads. The apparatus include multi-core processors with multi-level cache hierarchies including and L1 and L2 cache for each core and a shared last-level cache (LLC). One or more machine-level instructions are provided for proactively demoting cachelines from lower cache levels to higher cache levels, including demoting…

System, apparatus and method for dynamic tracing in a system

Granted: November 29, 2022
Patent Number: 11513940
In one embodiment, an apparatus includes: a first trace source to generate a plurality of first trace messages and a first local platform description identifier to identify the first trace source; a second trace source to generate a plurality of second trace messages and a second local platform description identifier to identify the second trace source; and a trace aggregator coupled to the first and the second trace sources, the trace aggregator to generate a global platform description…

Flexible memory mapped input/output (I/O) space definition for a virtual device in a scalable I/O virtualization (S-IOV) architecture

Granted: November 29, 2022
Patent Number: 11513924
Examples may include a method of instantiating a virtual machine; instantiating a virtual device to transmit data to and receive data from assigned resources of a shared physical device by receiving input data requesting assigned resources for the virtual device, allocating assigned resources to the virtual device based at least in part on the input data, and mapping a page location in an address space of the shared physical device for a selected one of the assigned resources to a page…

Concurrent compute and ECC for in-memory matrix vector operations

Granted: November 29, 2022
Patent Number: 11513893
A system includes a compute circuit that preemptively performs a computation on a data word before receiving an indication of data errors from an error checking and correction (ECC) circuit. The ECC circuit reads the data word from a memory array and performs error detection and error correction on the data word. The compute circuit reads the data word and performs the computation on the data word to generate an output value, without waiting for the ECC circuit to check and correct the…

Automatic switching and deployment of software or firmware based USB4 connection managers

Granted: November 29, 2022
Patent Number: 11513808
Automatic-switching and deployment of software (SW)- or firmware (FW)-based USB4 connection managers (CMs) and associated methods, apparatus, software and firmware. A handshake is defined between BIOS and an operating system (OS) to discover supported CM capability and dynamically switch from a FW CM to a SW CM and visa verse if there is a mismatch. In addition, a mechanism is defined to deploy the correct FW or SW CM driver based on class code, 2-part or 4-part ID. Support for continued…

Apparatus and method for dynamically adjusting quantum computer clock frequency with a locking pulse

Granted: November 29, 2022
Patent Number: 11513552
Apparatus and method for dynamically adjusting a quantum computer clock frequency. For example, one embodiment of an apparatus comprises: a quantum execution unit to execute quantum operations specified by a quantum runtime; a qubit drive controller to translate the quantum operations into physical pulses directed to qubits on a quantum chip at a first cycle frequency; a spin echo sequencer to issue spin echo command sequences to cause the qubit drive controller to generate a sequence of…

Methods and apparatus to combine frames of overlapping scanning systems

Granted: November 29, 2022
Patent Number: 11513204
Methods, apparatus, systems and articles of manufacture to combine frames of overlapping scanning systems are disclosed. An example apparatus includes a time delay controller to determine a first time value and a second time value, the first time value different from the second time value; a capture synchronizer to, in response to the first time value corresponding to a first time, capture a first frame from a first scanning system and, in response to the second time value corresponding…