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US-7,725,909 Apparatus for centering an information medium on a turntable
A turntable for an optical storage drive comprises a fitting member (4) consisting of a stationary yoke and a movable yoke (40) carrying a sliding cam (40a). A...
US-7,725,310 Audio encoding
Coding of an audio signal (x) represented by a respective set of sampled signal values (x(t)) for each of a plurality of sequential time segments is disclosed....
US-7,725,164 Optimal view map v.0.01
A method is disclosed which allows for optimally viewing a portion of a patient vascular system to facilitate at least one of diagnosis and treatment the...
US-7,725,163 System and method with automatically optimized imaging
An image system, notably an X-ray system and an ultrasound system, is provided in which images or sequences of images are generated and used to automatically...
US-7,725,006 Record carrier carrying a video signal and at least one additional information signal
A record carrier is described carrying a video signal and at least one additional information signal, such as graphics or audio. The at least one additional...
US-7,724,935 Correction of artifacts caused by the heel effect
A method for processing polychromatic attenuation values, wherein the polychromatic attenuation values are acquired by means of a polychromatic source of...
US-7,724,834 System and method for maximum likelihood decoding in multiple out wireless communication systems
A system and method for a simplified Maximum Likelihood (ML) decoding (203) for MIMO systems is provided. The full ML decoding gives the lower bound of the...
US-7,724,825 Video data processing method by calculating a DCT of the concatenated data set
A method and an arrangement for processing data in a digital input image include a decoder configured to decode encoded data. A detector is configured to detect...
US-7,724,713 Beaconing protocol for ad-hoc networks
A distributed MAC protocol that includes a super-frame having a slotted Beaconing Period and a data transfer period. The super-frame includes a plurality of...
US-7,724,450 Producing distinguishable light in the presence of ambient light
A process and apparatus for producing distinguishable light, in the presence of ambient light is disclosed. The process involves admitting light in a first...
US-7,724,444 Optical element, optical device, atmosphere provider, optical scanning device, light coupling device, and...
An optical element is provided for generating interfacial waves by means of electro wetting. The optical element comprises a fluid chamber with at least one side...
US-7,723,694 Digital silicon photomultiplier for TOF-PET
A radiation detector includes an array of detector pixels each including an array of detector cells. Each detector cell includes a photodiode biased in a...
US-7,722,278 Twin duckbill valve assembly
The duckbill valve assembly includes at least two duckbill valve members and a flexible, flat flange member which joins the two duckbill valve members together....
US-7,722,211 Light engine
The invention describes a Light engine (1,2,3,4,5) comprising a chamber (6) with at least one aperture (7) and a number of LED elements (13) positioned inside...
US-7,721,921 Tap unit for a beverage dispenser
The present invention relates to a cartridge unit for a beverage dispensing system with an inner channel for the dispensation of a beverage, characterized in...
US-7,721,740 Devices, systems, and methods using magnetic force systems in or on tissue
Systems and methods include magnetic structures for placement in or on tissues in an airway. The magnetic structures carry sources of magnetism, which generate...
US-7,721,474 Method for controlling an ironing temperature during a steam ironing process and a corresponding steam iron
A steam iron assembly (1) comprises a steam iron (10), a steam generator (20) and a water reservoir (30). Furthermore, a pump (40) is provided for pumping water...
US-7,721,310 Method and apparatus for selective updating of a user profile
A television programming recommender is disclosed that selectively obtains feedback information from a user to update one or more profiles associated with the...
US-7,720,231 Encoding audio signals
The encoder transforms the audio signals (x(n),y(n)) from the time domain to audio signal (X(k),Y(k)) in the frequency domain, and determines the ...
US-7,719,946 Device and method for recording information enabling reduced response time of a recording device
A method and device for recording multiple information volumes on a record carrier, usually called multi-session recording, has a mapping unit (31) for opening a...
US-7,719,937 Method of optimizing the write power for recording marks in an information layer of a record carrier and...
A method of optimizing the write power for recording marks in an information layer of a record carrier by irradiating the information layer with a (pulsed)...
US-7,719,552 Image quality in a 3D image display device
A display device for displaying a three dimensional image such that different views are displayed according to the viewing angle, the display device including a...
US-7,719,492 Threshold voltage compensation method for electroluminescent display devices
An active matrix electroluminescent display device has a shorting transistor (30) connected between the gate and drain of the drive transistor (22). Means (42)...
US-7,719,177 Low-pressure mercury vapor discharge lamp and compact fluorescent lamp
A low-pressure mercury vapor discharge lamp has a light-transmitting discharge vessel (10) enclosing, in a gastight manner, a discharge space (11) provided with...
US-7,719,018 Light emitting devices with compact active regions
A light emitting device includes a region of first conductivity type, a region of second conductivity type, an active region, and an electrode. The active region...
US-7,718,954 Component method and system for PET detector efficiency normalization
A method and apparatus for calibrating a PET scanner is provided. First phantom sinogram data is acquired from a scan of a solid cylinder phantom within a PET...
US-7,718,881 Method and electronic device for determining a characteristic of a content item
The method of determining a characteristic of a content item comprises the steps of selecting (1) data representative of a plurality of sounds from the content...
US-7,717,852 Method and device for determining the motion vector tissues in a biological medium
The invention relates to a method of determining the motion vector of tissues in a biological medium. This method comprises the steps of: --acquiring a sequence...
US-7,717,637 Appliance, cartridge and system for personal care with auxiliary fluid
The invention relates to an appliance for personal care (3) comprising a fluid channel (4) having an inlet opening (5) and an outlet opening (6), a coupling...
US-7,717,261 Hinge lid aroma pack
A hinge lid pack has a lower pack outerframe and an upper lid hingedly attached to the lower pack outerframe for movement between opened and closed positions....
US-D616,145 Luminaire
US-7,716,418 Method and device for utilizing a modified read-ahead command to store data on a record medium
A modified read-ahead (i.e., jump) command, contains a sequential access parameter SAP, JUMPm(X,Y:SAP), for instructing a disc drive to jump to block Y after...
US-7,715,913 External defibrillator with training mode and method of use
A method and apparatus for training a user to operate an external defibrillator, usable in a therapy or training mode, which includes an energy source; an...
US-7,715,899 All in one plan scan imaging for optimization of acquisition parameters
The present invention provides a magnetic resonance imaging system making use of low resolution, whole-body plan scan image of a body. The whole-body plan scan...
US-7,715,858 Secondary station and method of operating the station
A secondary station has a receiver capable of resolving signals received (504,510) as a plurality of multipath signals from a plurality of base stations during a...
US-7,715,311 Point-to-multipoint data transmission
The initial transmission of data packets in a point-to-multipoint communication network may often be delayed when retransmissions of erroneously decoded data...
US-7,715,292 Drive and method for determining the type of optical record carrier
The present invention relates to a drive for accessing an optical record carrier (2) comprising means (4) for determining the type of record carrier, in...
US-7,715,204 Ultrasound probe wiring apparatus
Wiring an IC, using flexible circuits, by relating a circuit board to an IC and using traces on the circuit board as a second set of input to the IC. More...
US-7,715,100 Method and apparatus for generating radically and/or azimuthally polarized light beams
A method and an apparatus for generating a polarized light beam to be projected onto an object plane are provided. A converging or diverging light beam (18) is...
US-7,714,938 Enhancement of video images by boost of secondary colors
A method for enhancing a video image by processing a video signal includes inputting a video signal and boosting color saturation or lightness of the video...
US-7,714,907 Method for processing digital images
A portable image capture device, program and method for controlling and managing data captured thereby. A device program residing on the portable image capture...
US-7,714,835 Opto-electronic input device, method of manufacturing such a device and method of measuring the movement of an...
The invention relates to an opto-electronic input device (10), wherein the input is formed by detected movements of an object (M), which opto-electronic input...
US-7,714,710 Method and system for tracking equipment employing RF-ID technology
Disclosed is a method and system for determining the location of at least one of a plurality of uniquely-identified transducers within one of a plurality of...
US-7,714,699 Antenna through the use of lamp electrodes
A wireless control is provided for a lamp, such as a fluorescent lamp, controlled by a ballast with a wireless control interface for RF communication. The...
US-7,714,578 Optical decoupling, tuning and shimming of magnetic resonance coils
A magnetic resonance imaging system (10) includes a transmit coil (22) and one or more receive coils (32). The transmit coil includes one or more circuit...
US-7,714,576 Automatic selection of a receiver element in an MRI apparatus
The magnetic resonance apparatus comprises a carrier (8) to position an object (7), notably a patient to be imaged in an imaging volume V, first magnet system...
US-7,714,522 Method and circuit arrangement for operating a discharge lamp
A method and a circuit arrangement operate a discharge lamp, such as a high-intensity discharge lamp (HID) or ultra high performance lamps (UHP). The discharge...
US-7,714,521 Methods and system for controlling an illuminating apparatus
This invention provides an improved digital luminance controlling system, which can control the luminous intensity of an illuminating apparatus by choosing the...
US-7,714,335 Light-emitting device with inorganic housing
The present invention relates to a light-emitting device comprising at least one light-emitting diode, which emits light, and a housing arranged to receive at...
US-7,714,292 Geiger mode avalanche photodiode
A avalanche mode photodiode array (102) is fabricated using a silicon on insulator wafer and substrate transfer process. The array includes a plurality of...
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