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Device and method for mapping the distribution of an X-ray fluorescence
The invention relates to a method and a device for determining the distribution of an X-ray fluorescence (XRF) marker (16) in a body volume (14). The body volume...
Optical recording medium having first and second wobble patterns
An optical disc medium 10 having a wobbled track groove 12 includes three wobble patterns including a flat wobble pattern, a positive pulse wobble pattern, and a...
Device for playing optical discs
A disc drive apparatus (1) for optical discs (2) comprises: a frame (3); a sledge (10) displaceably mounted with respect to said frame (3); a lens actuator (43,...
Electronic blast with remote capacitor placement
An electronic ballast with remote capacitor placement includes a first housing (34); a second housing (36); an AC/DC converter (22); a DC bus (24) operably...
User control of 3d volume plane crop
A method for interactive adjustment of a 3D ultrasound image of an object includes acquiring a loop of 3D image data of the object, and providing a 3D image of...
Method and apparatus for reducing thermal stress in light-emitting
The present invention provides a method and apparatus for controlling the thermal gradient and therefore the thermal stress in light-emitting elements in which...
Method and apparatus for communicating the existence of an emergency
situation without uniquely identifying the...
A system in which one or more alarm sources (10), can wirelessly communicate with a receiver (30), to activate an alarm and does not contain any identification...
Generating a pulse signal with a modulated duty cycle
Generating an output pulse signal (Y), which has an output signal period (T.sub.y), which is divided by a magnitude transition into a leading part (LP) and a...
System for temperature prioritised colour controlling of a solid-state
The present invention relates to a system (100) for controlling light output of a lighting system. The system (100) comprises a light mixing circuit (116)...
X-ray tube and method for determination of focal spot properties
X-ray tube and method for determination of focal spot properties The invention relates to an x-ray tube (1) comprising at least one cathode (3) which emits...
X-ray equipment and method for controlling it
X-ray equipment in which the X-ray source and X-ray detector can be moved in a simple and uncomplicated manner permits an X-ray picture to be taken only when the...
Cable guiding for a ceiling support of an X-ray device
The invention relates to a ceiling support system for a movable component (7) of a diagnostic X-ray device (1). The system comprises a horizontally movable...
Directly viewable luminaire
A luminaire comprising a housing having thermally separate compartments for an electronics portion and a lighting portion. These thermally separate compartments...
A lighting unit is described which has a discharge lamp (1), in particular a high pressure or high intensity discharge (HID) lamp or an ultra high performance...
External defibrillator with multiple language prompting
A multilingual defibrillator is capable of concurrently providing audible prompts for the operation of the defibrillator in multiple languages. The defibrillator...
A method for selective imaging of body structures includes acquiring first image data set by a first tomography method, acquiring a second image data set by a...
System and method of reliable forward secret key sharing with physical
A secure solution is provided to the problem of secret key agreement. In particular, a method of reliable forward secret key sharing is disclosed between two...
Correction of measured values for a magnetic localization device
The invention relates to a device and a method for correction of the position (x) of a field sensor (4) measured by means of a magnetic localization device....
Methods and systems for illuminating household products
Methods and systems for generating one or more scents in conjunction with light. Light of various colors, including dynamic lighting effects, may be generated...
Contacting scheme for large and small area semiconductor light emitting
flip chip devices
A light emitting device includes a layer of first conductivity type, a layer of second conductivity type, and a light emitting layer disposed between the layer...
Optical element coupled to low profile side emitting LED
A low profile, side-emitting LED with one or more optical elements, such as a reflector or lens, optically coupled to each light emitting sidewall is described....
Apparatus for forming an asymmetric illumination beam pattern
The present invention provides an apparatus for forming an asymmetric illumination beam pattern that can be advantageous when illuminating channel letters in...
Image sensor with a plurality of pixels, pixel circuit and method
An image sensor has a plurality of pixels, each pixel having a photodiode (12), a voltage amplifier (16) having gain magnitude greater than 1 and a sampling...
Color point control system for LED lighting and related methods
Color point control system (1) comprising a LED device (2) comprising a plurality of light-emitting diodes (3a,3b,3c,3d) emitting a first light, said diodes...
Lighting system for color control
A lighting arrangement provides light of a desired color. The arrangement includes light sources that each emit light of a respective color that, when mixed, is...
Transfer of media content from a personal video recorder to an external
A personal video recorder (PVR) (10) comprises a receiving stage (12) which receives media content and an internal storage device (24) such as a hard-disk. The...
Video visitation system and method for a health care location
A video visitation system and method for dispersed health care locations. A patient data server, a teleconferencing server, a patient visual monitoring system...
Method and system for the allocation of UWB transmission based on spectrum
A method and system for efficiently utilizing frequency spectrum resources is disclosed. The method comprises the steps of determining at least one spectrum...
Device and method for determining the concentration of a tracer in blood
With the aid of an X-ray CT (5, 6), the spatial position (r) of a body cavity that is filled with blood is determined, which for example can be a part of the...
Accessing audio-centered information using a multilevel table-of-contents
mechanism and directory structures
Audio-centered information is stored on a unitary medium by a Table-of-Contents (TOC) mechanism for specifying an actual configuration of various audio items on...
Optical inspection of test surfaces
In one aspect, the amount of data needed to store image intensity data obtained from a scatterometer (100) such as a Parousiameter is reduced by varying a...
Lamp with improved lamp profile
A lamp, containing .ltoreq.100 ppm Hg, includes a burner chamber having an axis, the axis having a section .gtoreq.0.05 mm. The burner chamber has a recess...
Lead oxide based photosensitive device and its manufacturing method
A method for manufacturing a photo-responsive device having a photo-sensitive layer is proposed. The method comprises the following steps: a) providing a clean...
Solid state detector packaging technique
A radiation detector package includes a radiation-sensitive solid-state element (10) having a first electrode (12) and a pixelated second electrode (14) disposed...
Analog to digital conversion shift error correction
A method for correcting energy values of pulses from a nuclear medicine camera for errors due to Analog to Digital conversion shift includes determining a...
A device for synthesizing sound having sinusoidal components includes a selector for selecting a limited number of the sinusoidal components from each of a...
Continuous method of rolling a powder metallurgical metallic workpiece
An apparatus for rolling of a powder metallurgical metallic workpiece is provided having a feeding device, a first induction heating apparatus in operable...
User interface for a three-dimensional colour ultrasound imaging system
A three-dimensional ultrasound imaging system color user interface generates a volumetrically-rendered ultrasound image. The ultrasound image is manipulable...
Radiation shielding for tomographic scanners
A radiation shield (24) for use with a tomographic scanner (10) provides a shielded region which at which a clinician or other person is shielded from radiation...
Subtitling transmission system
Graphic images that overlay a transmitted video signal are provided in the form of bitmaps that allow any character or font size to be displayed. A ...
Electronic device, method and communication system
An electronic device has first and second wireless transceiver modules using first and second communication protocol, respectively. Both wireless transceiver...
Device and method for generating a three dimensional vascular model
The invention relates to a method for the reconstruction of a three-dimensional model of a vascular tree from two-dimensional X-ray projection images (A, B, C)...
Stereo coding and decoding methods and apparatus thereof
A method of encoding input signals (l, r) to generate encoded data (100) is provided. The method involves processing the input signals (l, r) to determine first...
System for copy protection of an information carrier
The present invention relates to a system for copy protection of an information carrier, said system comprising a diffractive layer for delivering a speckle...
Encoding circuit for transform coding of a picture signal and decoding
circuit for decoding said signal
An encoding circuit transforms a picture signal into blocks of, for example, 8*8 coefficients, in which each block of coefficients is read motion- adaptively. In...
Transflective liquid crystal display device
A transflective Liquid Crystal Display device has a liquid crystalline (LC) cell with reflective portions (101 R) and transmissive portions (101 T). The LCD...
Wireless activation system, method and device
A wireless activation system, such as a keyless car entry system, uses repeated code sequences for communication between a transmitter device and a receiver...
Integrated system of MRI RF loop coils plus spacing fixtures with
When scanning a patient to generate an image thereof, radio frequency (RF) coil modules are scalably coupled to each other using a plurality of clips to form...
LED package methods and systems
Methods and systems are provided for LED modules that include an LED die integrated in an LED package with a submount that includes an electronic component for...
Sol-gel based heating element
A heating element includes an electrically insulating layer and an electrically conductive layer. At least the electrically conductive layer is based on a hybrid...