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Message routing in a radio network
A method for routing messages having a routing indicator across linked master/slave configured piconets. At each master node, a routing table is stored and at...
Electrowetting element, lens system, electronic device and driving method
The electrowetting optical element comprises a first electrically conducting fluid and a second electrically insulating fluid. According to the invention the...
Spatial signal conversion
A spatial filter unit (200) for converting a first input signal (U) comprising input samples, into an output signal comprising output samples, is disclosed. The...
Network for locating a wireless tag
A network for locating a wireless tag comprises a plurality of wireless nodes. The nodes are not connected together by a wired network. Each node is included in...
Nanoscale particles of iron aluminide and iron aluminum carbide by the
reduction of iron salts
A method of making intermetallic nanoscale particles comprising iron aluminide and/or iron aluminum carbide comprising the steps of preparing a mixture of a...
Reduction of carbon monoxide and nitric oxide in smoking articles using
Smoking article components, cigarettes, methods for making cigarettes and methods for smoking cigarettes are provided that use nitrided transition metal oxide...
Portable reading lamp
Intelligent drug delivery device
Method and apparatus for similar video content hopping
An apparatus for playing video content includes a play means (100) for playing video content. The video content includes overlapping scenes (621, 622, 641, 642,...
Efficient iterative four-dimensional cardiac cone-beam CT reconstruction
The increasing cone angle of current high-end and future CT systems leads to a decrease in image quality if approximate cone-beam reconstruction methods are...
Packet identification mechanism at the transmitter and receiver for an
enhanced ATSC 8-VSB system
A flexible digital transmission system that improves upon the ATSC A/53 HDTV signal transmission standard. The system includes a digital signal transmitter for...
Initial focus optimization for an optical scanning device
In a particular type of high-density optical recording systems, a solid immersion lens (SIL) is used in the objective system to focus a radiation beam onto an...
Electroluminescent display devices
An active matrix electroluminescent display device comprises an array of display pixels. In each pixel, a first switch connects power from a power supply line to...
Lighting device with user interface for light control
The present invention relates to a lighting system (1) with a user interface (3) for controlling the lighting color and/or intensity of a lighting unit (2)...
Dielectric barrier discharge lamp with integrated multifunction means
The subject of the present invention is a dielectric barrier discharge (DBD-) lamp (1) for generating and emitting an ultraviolet radiation with ignition aid...
Photonic crystal light emitting device
A photonic crystal structure is formed in an n-type region of a III-nitride semiconductor structure including an active region sandwiched between an n-type...
Filter component cutting system
A filter component cutting system comprises a supply hopper of elongate filter rods and a cutting drum with spaced apart flutes on an exterior surface of the...
Captive retaining spring
A captive retaining spring for a recessed mounting assembly has a retaining spring which is adjustable to compensate for multiple ceiling thicknesses, does not...
Recessed wall-wash staggered mounting system
The invention comprises a housing for recessed lights within a ceiling. The invention further comprises a system comprising several housings placed adjacent to...
Motion artifacts compensation
Motion is one of the most critical sources of artifacts in helical conebeam CT. By comparing opposite rays corresponding to projection data, the amount of motion...
Image reconstruction with voxel dependent interpolation
A radiographic imaging apparatus includes a radiation detector (16) and a radiation source (12) which projects a non-parallel beam of radiation into field of...
Short scan cardiac CT on a quasi axial trajectory
A short scan uses only data from about 180.degree. gantry rotation instead of a full 360.degree. turn. In the provided short scan cardiac CT, a periodical axial...
Bit rate allocation in joint bit rate transcoding
The present invention relates to a multiplexing system comprising a set of transcoders (TC to TC[n]), a controller (CONT) and a multiplexer (MUX). The set of...
Optical analysis system using multivariate optical elements
The present invention provides an optical analysis system for determining an amplitude of a principal component of an optical signal. The principal component is...
Lithographic projection apparatus, device manufacturing method and device
A lithographic projection apparatus comprising a radiation system for supplying a projection beam of electromagnetic radiation in the extreme ultraviolet (EUV)...
Multi-colored LED backlight with color-compensated clusters near edge
Various techniques are described for improving the color uniformity across a backlight for backlighting an LCD. In one embodiment, the backlight uses rows of...
Method and system for medical alarm monitoring, reporting and
A system for monitoring and reporting medical alarms includes an alarm messenger for receiving an alarm signal from monitored equipment. The alarm signal...
Metal halide lamp
A metal halide lamp includes a discharge vessel surrounded by an outer envelope with clearance and has a ceramic wall which encloses a discharge space filled...
Phosphor converted light emitting device
A semiconductor light emitting device is combined with a wavelength converting material. The semiconductor light emitting device is configured to emit first...
Drive unit for X-ray system
The invention relates to a drive unit (12) for vertical or horizontal movement of a component (7) of a diagnostic X-ray device (1), comprising a motor and gear...
LED collimator element with an asymmetrical collimator
The invention relates to an LED collimator element (1; 20) which can be used in particular for motor vehicle headlights. It comprises an LED (2; 23), of which...
Multi parametrisation based multi-channel reconstruction
A multi-channel synthesizer for generating at least three output channels using an input signal having at least one base channel, the base channel being derived...
Respiration monitor for computed tomography
A medical diagnostic imaging system (10) includes a diagnostic imaging scanner (12) that acquires imaging data of a medical imaging patient. A reconstruction...
Segmenting a series of 2D or 3D images
The invention relates to an apparatus for segmenting a series of 2D or 3D images obtained by monitoring a patient's organ or other body part, wherein a first...
System and method for the correction of temporal artifacts in tomographic
The invention relates to an imaging system for imaging an object (4), said imaging system comprising a detection unit (3) for consecutively acquiring projection...
Three-dimensional segmentation using deformable surfaces
An image processing system comprising 3D image data processing means of automatic mapping a 3-D Surface Model onto the surface of an object of interest in a 3-D...
Energy-resolved photon counting for CT
Spectral CT systems require cheap detectors with high energy resolution. According to an aspect of the present invention, a computer tomography apparatus...
Optical separating filter
An optical separating filter separates impinging light into a first and a second part having different properties. The separating filter comprises reflective...
Antenna for picking up magnetic resonance signals and provided with its
own communication unit
An RF receiver antenna (1), notably for use in an magnetic resonance imaging system for picking up magnetic resonance signals comprises a resonant pick-up...
Distinguishing bound and unbound contrast agents using magnetic resonance
Magnetic resonance monitoring of a target (30) uses the detected magnetic resonance to determine movement such as diffusion of contrast agent relative to the...
Method for determining size of optical disc inserted into optical disc
A method of determining a size of an optical disc inserted into an optical disc drive is disclosed. The method includes driving a turntable motor of the optical...
Method for driving a lamp in a lighting system based on a goal energizing
level of the lamp and a control...
A method and a control apparatus for driving a lamp (14) in a lighting system, in particular a lamp laving a fast response to a change of an amount of energy...
Power board and plug-in lighting module
The present invention provides a modular panel lighting apparatus comprising a multi layer power board and one or more lighting modules. The power board is a...
Method of using a system including an assembly exposed to a cryogenic
A method can be used to perform an operation on a system that includes an assembly and a vessel that includes a wall and a thermal shield. The method can include...
Solid state lighting spot
Digital photo frame
Data processing apparatus with parallel operating functional units
A program of instruction words is executed with a VLIW data processing apparatus. The apparatus comprises a plurality of functional units capable of executing a...
Audio coding via creation of sinusoidal tracks and phase determination
Coding of an audio signal represented by a respective set of sampled signal values for each of a plurality of sequential segments is disclosed. The sampled...