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Multiple spatial channel transmission with rate control
A MIMO ARC transmitter derives demux streams (15, 20) carrying different parts of the information, at given data rates, processes each demux stream by coding...
Light emitting device with nanostructured phosphor
Embodiments of the invention include a light emitting device (LED 10), a first wavelength converting material (13, in a matrix 14 to form a layer 12), and a...
Smoking article comprising a combustible heat source with a rear barrier
A smoking article is provided, including a combustible heat source with opposed front and rear faces and at least one airflow channel extending from the front...
Hair shortening device
The invention relates to a hair-shortening device. The device is based on the principle of laser-induced optical breakdown, wherein a laser pulse causes...
High powered flood luminaire
System and method of transmitting a message to a wireless limited node
Methods are provided for transmitting and receiving a message to or form a wireless limited node (10) in a wireless network (100) wherein the wireless limited...
Dimmer output emulation with non-zero glue voltage
An apparatus may include a dimmer output voltage emulator for causing a power converter interface circuit to draw current from a capacitor in the power...
Control modes for resonant DC-to-DC-converter
An electrical power converter comprises an inverter with semiconductor switches, a resonant circuit coupled with the inverter, and a controller for switching...
Inkjet device and method for the controlled positioning of droplets of a
substance onto a substrate
An inkjet device for controlled positioning of a droplet of a substance onto a substrate includes a print head having a nozzle configured to eject the droplet....
Calibration of imagers with dynamic beam shapers
Calibration methods and related calibration controllers (CC) for calibrating imaging apparatuses (102) such as a 3D computed tomography imager or a 2D x-ray...
Method and radiography system for grid-like contrast enhancement
A method and system for processing a radiography image derived from an X-ray radiation passing through an object. The method includes acts of estimating, based...
Direct control of X-ray focal spot movement
An X-ray imaging system includes an x-ray image acquisition unit, a display unit, an input unit, and adapting means. The x-ray image acquisition unit acquires a...
Device for linking selective illumination of a light source with input and
Systems, methods, apparatus and computer-readable media (transitory and non-transitory) are described herein for facilitating linking of selective illumination...
Automatic and decentralized commissioning of replacement lighting units
Lighting units, lighting systems, and methods are described herein for automatic and decentralized commissioning of a replacement lighting unit (140, 150, 250)....
Auto commissioning and energy saving lighting system
The invention relates to a network of luminaires for an automatic lighting system comprising at least two luminaires (1) and at least one controller, each...
Method for transmitting data in a network
A method for transmitting data from a primary station to a secondary station, includes at the primary station signaling to the secondary station that a data...
Method and apparatus for controlling energy expanding of sensor network
A method and apparatus for controlling energy expended by sensor network nodes is disclosed. The method comprises steps of acquiring energy information that is...
Power supply device
A power adaptor to supply power for a portable device has an input circuit (21) for receiving mains input power, a power switch device (25), a power inductance...
Surface mountable semiconductor device
The present invention relates to a surface mountable semiconductor device comprising at least one semiconductor element mounted on or integrated in a device...
Automotive front lighting lamp with baffle
A lamp for automotive vehicle front lighting is described. The lamp 10 comprises a base 12 for mechanical and electrical connection to an automotive headlight...
Directional sound masking
The invention relates to a system for masking a sound incident on a person. The system comprises a microphone sub-system for capturing the sound. The system...
Displays with sequential drive schemes
A method of driving a display uses first and second illumination cycles of the display. In each cycle, a first set of pixels is illuminated with a first color...
Joint reconstruction of electron density images
A method and a related system (IMA) for reconstructing an image of an electron density in a subject PAT. An x-ray radiation imager is used to expose the subject...
Method of characterizing a light source and a mobile device
A method of and a device for characterizing a light source and a method of selecting a replacement light source are provided. The method obtains (102) a first...
Controlling an influence on a user in a rendering environment
A method of controlling an influence on a user in a rendering environment includes obtaining signal data representing one or more physiological conditions of a...
Substance determining apparatus
The invention relates to a substance determining apparatus (19) for determining a substance within a fluid. A location event determination unit (34) determines...
Multi epitope assay
The present invention is related to a method for detection of a biological target in an affinity assay, the method comprising the steps of providing a...
Lighting arrangement with improved illumination uniformity
A lighting arrangement (1) is disclosed. The lighting arrangement (1) comprises at least two light sources (2) which are arranged in a pattern along a...
Method and system for preventing fouling of surfaces
A method of anti-fouling of a surface while said surface is at least partially submersed in an liquid environment, comprising: providing an anti-fouling light...
Hair-clipping device and cutter-member assembly for such a device
A hair-clipping device comprises a stationary cutter member (2; 52; 102; 152; 202; 252; 302; 352), at least one movable cutter member (7; 57; 407; 457), and a...
Patient interface assembly with self-adjusting anchor points
A patient interface assembly having an improved support for use in securing a patient interface device to the head of a patient overcomes the shortcomings of...
Patient interface device including a pneumatically adjusting forehead
A patient interface device (8) includes a patient sealing assembly (12) adapted to communicate a flow of breathing gas within an airway of a patient, the...
Flash safe seal feature
A disinfection device includes a radiation lamp (112) having an aperture for delivering radiation. A flexible shroud (132) surrounds a perimeter of the...
Method of monitoring a fetal heart rate
The invention relates to a method of monitoring a fetal heart rate, the method comprising: providing a first measurement head (104) and a second measurement...
Method and system for maintaining a state in a subject
A method of maintaining a state in a subject includes measuring one or more physiological parameters of the subject, calculating, using the measured...
Jug for the preparation of beverages and beverage producing system
A jug includes a body and a cover. The cover is provided with a steam inlet and supports a detachable stirrer. The stirrer is configured to rotate under an...
Housing with locking structure
The present invention refers to a housing with a locking structure to connect a first housing part (12) with a second housing part (14). The locking structure...
Environment control system
An environment control system (1) for controlling the environment in an area (50), the area (50) comprising a plurality of sub-areas (50.sub.a1-50.sub.c5), the...
Automatic grouping via light and sound
The invention relates to a method for automatic grouping of light sources within an illumination system. The method is performed starting from a first light...
Light-emitting apparatus and lighting appliance provided with the same
In various embodiments, a light-emitting apparatus is disclosed. In one example, the light-emitting apparatus comprises a substrate, an LED string mounted on...
Method of controlling a lighting arrangement, a lighting controller and a
A lighting controller and method has light sources which are activated for a respective lighting duration in a repeating non-overlapping sequence. The end of...
Medical body area network (MBAN) with automatic in-facility spectrum use
A medical system comprises: a medical body area network (MB AN) system (10) comprising a plurality of network nodes (12, 14) intercommunicating via short range...
Method, light module and receiving unit for light coding
A method for embedding data in light, wherein the method comprises the step of operating at least two light sources (A, B) arranged to emit light (101) having...
Slip ring assembly
A medical apparatus (600) including: a magnetic resonance imaging system (602), a medical device (634), and a slip ring assembly (400, 500) for supplying...
Photon counting semiconductor detectors
A radiation detector (10) includes a semiconductor element (1) for generating positive holes and electrons, a cathode (2) formed on a first surface of the...
Method of separating a wafer of semiconductor devices
A method according to embodiments of the invention includes providing a wafer comprising a semiconductor structure grown on a growth substrate. The...
Capacitive micro-machined transducer and method of manufacturing the same
The present invention relates to a method of manufacturing a capacitive micro-machined transducer (100), in particular a CMUT, the method comprising depositing...
Device for controlling the alarm limit of an alarm device
A controlling device (110) is configured for controlling a state of an alarm limit of an alarm device (108). The alarm device (108) is configured for generating...
Accurate and rapid mapping of points from ultrasound images to tracking
A method for mapping coordinates between images and tracking systems includes providing a calibration tool having a fixed geometric shape. The calibration tool...
Gaze interaction for information display of gazed items
An interactive method and system include at least one detector (210) configured to detect glazes of at least one viewer (250) looking at items (230, 232, 234)....