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Dimmer control of angular distribution of light
A method for controlling an angular distribution of a light-beam emitted by a light-output device (102, 200) comprising a first set of light-sources (105, 211)...
Channel switching in mesh type networks
The present invention relates to a method and an apparatus which enable flexible channel switching by exchanging channel information among network nodes to...
Commissioning a network system
A wireless network system (30, 60) and a method for commissioning a wireless network system (30, 60) is described. The network system (30, 60) comprises at...
Light detection system and method
There is provided a method for detecting modulated light comprising: receiving a set of images acquired by means of a rolling shutter camera having image...
Wireless inductive power transfer
A wireless power transfer system includes a power receiver (105) and a power transmitter (101) generating a wireless inductive power transfer signal for...
Optically pumped solid state laser device with self-aligning pump optics
The present invention relates to an optically pumped solid state laser device, comprising a solid state laser medium (300-302) in a laser resonator. Several...
Light emitting structure and mount
In a method according to embodiments of the invention, a light emitting structure comprising a plurality of light emitting diodes (LEDs) is provided. Each LED...
Solid state light emitting devices based on crystallographically relaxed
The present invention discloses a method for manufacturing a solid state light emitting device having a plurality of light-sources, the method comprising the...
Encoding and decoding of audio signals
An encoder (1201) for encoding a plurality of audio signals comprises a selector (1303) which selects a subset of time-frequency tiles to be downmixed and a...
Imaging system for imaging an object
The invention relates to an imaging system for imaging an object. Projection data of the object are acquired by using a radiation source emitting primary...
Method for local adjustment of regularization parameters for image quality
optimization in fully 3D iterative...
A method and related apparatus (116) for iterative reconstruction of a volume. A regularization parameter (.beta.) of an iterative update function is spatially...
Intelligent landmark selection to improve registration accuracy in
multimodal image fusion
Systems and methods for image registration includes an image feature detection module (116) configured to identify internal landmarks of a first image (110). An...
Described herein is an approach for analyzing perfusion characteristics of heterogeneous tissues in 4D data set (i.e., a time series of contrast enhanced 3D...
Multifunctional interface for medical imaging
A multifunctional interface for medical imaging has a lower limb operable multifunctional interface which includes at least one activation element, such as a...
System and method for registering an image sequence
A system (100) for registering an image sequence includes an input (120) for obtaining the image sequence (200) which includes a plurality of images (201 -205)...
Virtual frames for distributed list-mode time-of-flight reconstruction
with continuous bed movement
A positron emission tomography (PET) system includes a memory (18), a subject support (3), a categorizing unit (20), and a reconstruction unit (22). The memory...
Lighting device with smooth outer appearance
A lighting device or a lamp bulb (100, 200) with a smooth appearance comprises at least one light source (101); a heat sink component (104, 204), having a...
Optical element, a lighting system and a luminaire for providing a
An optical element, a lighting system and a luminaire is provided. The optical element comprises a plate 100 and a plurality of collimating means. The optical...
Light-emitting construction element
A non-transparent light-emitting construction element (100; 200; 300; 400), comprising: a construction element having a mounting side and a user-facing side...
AED having CPR period with pause for ECG acquisition
A defibrillator is described which executes a resuscitation protocol having a CPR pause period. The CPR pause period may be interrupted for the acquisition of...
Control for optically aligning an X-ray tube and X-ray detector
An X-ray imaging system includes an X-ray tube (6), a ceiling suspension (2) for the X-ray tube, a detector trolley (12) with an X-ray detector (10) mounted...
Hybrid method based on simulation and experimental data to normalize pet
A medical system (28) for normalization correction of an imaging system (10) includes a detector geometry correction unit (44), a crystal efficiency unit (46),...
Single scan multi-procedure imaging
A method includes receiving a signal indicative of a single user selected imaging protocol for scanning a patient. The imaging protocol includes parameters for...
Electronic textile with means for facilitating waste sorting
According to the present invention, an electronic textile (1) is provided. The electronic textile comprises an electronic structure (3) including conductive...
Failure detection in lighting system
The present invention relates to a method of detecting a failed luminaire and/or light sensor in a lighting system comprising M luminaires and N light sensors....
User interface with position awareness
A remote control device (100) for controlling lighting systems includes a sensor (155) configured to determine a location of the remote control device (100) in...
Methods and apparatus for applying lighting to an object
Disclosed are methods and apparatus for lighting control. Initial lighting may be applied to an object in response to identifying presence of the object. The...
Circuit arrangement and led lamp comprising the same
A circuit arrangement for operating at least one low-power lighting unit with a phase-cut operating voltage from a power supply is disclosed, which circuit...
Method and apparatus for digital detection of the phase-cut angle of a
phase-cut dimming signal
A device (220) implements a method (600) of controlling dimming of a light emitting diode (LED) light source (230) by: receiving a phase-cut dimming signal...
Routing messages over a network of interconnected devices of a networked
The invention relates to routing messages over a network of interconnected devices of a networked control system, particularly to routing messages for...
Method and device for visible light communication
A method and device for visible light communication is disclosed. The method comprises selecting a first sequence and a second sequence of light intensity...
Frequency dependent combination of X-ray images of different modalities
In phase-contrast imaging, different types of image information, such as absorption image information and differential phase-contrast image information, may be...
Magnetic resonance spectroscopy with automatic phase and B0 correction
using interleaved water reference scan
A magnetic resonance (MR) sequence (14) is performed, including: applying a preparatory MR sub-sequence (S prep) providing water signal suppression; performing...
Preparation of thin layers of a fluid containing cells for analysis
Apparatus for producing thin layers of a fluid sample for analysis, has a two dimensional array of analysis chambers (45), and a branching pattern of entry...
Lighting device with electrostatically adhered scattering particles and
method of manufacture
A lighting device has an array of light emitting diodes (LEDs), an adhesion layer having portions with photo-activated electrical conductivity over the LEDs,...
LED based line illumination luminaire and system
LED luminaire (10, 100, 200) for line illumination comprising an elongate trunk (12, 120, 220) having a first end portion (13, 121) and an opposite second end...
Cold flow resistant compositions containing rubber and a block copolymer
Disclosed are cold flow resistant and dimensionally stable compositions containing a diene rubber and a conjugated diene monovinylarene block copolymer, and...
Pressure management for slurry polymerization
Processes and systems for the production for pressure management of a polymerization product flowing from a loop polymerization reactor to a separation vessel...
System for protection of soft tissues against a teeth whitening substance
The appliance includes a brushhead having conductive fiber bristles by which a potential is applied to electrochemically activate a teeth whitening substance,...
Determination of a lipid water ratio
The present invention relates to an apparatus, a method and a computer program for determining a lipid-water ratio and a scattering parameter of a sample. In...
Article including identification information for use in an electrically
heated smoking system
A smoking article includes identification information encoded on the smoking article. The smoking article can be used with an electrically heated smoking system...
Cushion for a patient interface device
Lighting tool for creating light scenes
A lighting tool for setting lighting parameters of a plurality of light sources (1). A processor (2) is provided which is connectable to the plurality of light...
Lighting system and a method for determining the energy consumption of a
The invention relates to the creation of lighting programs or scenes with a lighting system taking energy consumption into account. An embodiment of the...
Methods and apparatus for management of outdoor lighting networks
Inventive methods and apparatus for management of outdoor lighting networks (130A-C, 230A-C). For example, in some embodiments methods and apparatus are...
Medium access control (MAC) protocol for body area networks
A method for controlling access to a wireless medium in a network. The method comprises dividing an access time to the wireless medium into fixed and repeated...
A wake-up device (1) comprises clock means (2), wake-up timer means (3), controllable wake-up stimulus means (4), and a control device (5) for controlling the...
Reconstruction of a region-of-interest image
A method and system to perform region-of-interest (ROI) reconstruction is provided, even if the original projection data are truncated. The reconstruction is...
Dose-optimized protocol for AC and localization on hybrid scanners
A hybrid imaging system including a first imaging system configured to acquire low resolution anatomical data of a first field of view of an anatomical...
A method includes segmenting a region of interest in imaging data in a visual presentation of the imaging data and visually highlighting, concurrently with the...