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The invention provides signal coding, wherein the signal is source coded to obtain a coded data stream, and source significance information (SSI) is included...
Radio communication system
A radio communication system comprises a secondary station having a communication channel with a primary station for the transmission of data packets from the...
Spectroscopic analysis apparatus and method with excitation system and
focus monitoring system
The present invention relates to an analysis apparatus, in particular a spectroscopic analysis apparatus, for analyzing an object, such as blood of a patient,...
Portable x-ray detector plate with shock absorption
A portable X-ray detector unit (10) comprising a detection panel (12) housed within a cassette (14), wherein a margin is provided around the detection panel...
Electronic device with an array of processing units
Electronics devices like X-ray detectors with an array of pixels are combined (binned) into binning blocks of m.times.n pixels. Available read-out lines of the...
Method for junction formation in a semiconductor device and the
semiconductor device made thereof
Devices and methods for junction formation in manufacturing a semiconductor device are disclosed. The devices have shallow junction depths far removed from...
Device for shortening hairs by means of laser induced optical breakdown
The invention relates to a device (1) for shortening hairs (3), in particular growing from human skin (5). The device (1) has a laser source (7) for generating a...
Reduction of phenolic compound precursors in tobacco
A tobacco rod having reduced levels of at least one phenolic compound precursor selected from the group consisting of gentisic acid, 3,4-dihydroxybenzoic acid,...
Liquid flow sensor fox x-ray tubes
A housing (30) surrounds at least a portion of an x-ray tube (1). A cooling system (32, 32') supplies a cooling liquid through the housing. The cooling system...
Coherent-scatter computed tomography
Known reconstruction techniques from coherent scattered x-rays apply non-exact reconstruction techniques. According to the present invention, a relatively wide...
Color LCD with bi-color sequential backlight
In an LCD, a backlight having red, green, and blue LEDs is controlled to generate monochromatic light (e,g., blue) during a portion of a cycle, such as an image...
Flexible foil moveable by non-mechanical means
A foil moveable by non-mechanical means, such as light or heat, comprises an alternating array of first and second foil sections each resiliently and...
Automated myocardial contrast echocardiography
A myocardial contrast echo exam is performed by the use of a two dimensional array transducer probe. The probe is held against a selected acoustic window of the...
X-ray examination device
The invention concerns an X-ray examination device (10) comprising an X-ray source (20), an X-ray detector (18) and a segmented carrier, where the X-ray source...
Flavor capsule for enhanced flavor delivery in cigarettes
Improved delivery of additive materials to cigarettes is provided through the use of one or more capsules containing additive materials, such as flavor...
Device and method for recording information
A device for recording records a series of blocks (42) having continuous logical addresses, e.g. digitally encoded video, on a record carrier at a corresponding...
Network communication apparatus for providing a user with a paging message
A network communications system comprises a number of user stations, coupled via a data network to a number of service provider host systems. The user stations...
Method and apparatus for indicating the location of an object
A method of indicating the location of a relatively mobile object, comprising the steps of: (a) generating a first signal that is characteristic of a first,...
Order of titles
A method of recording an encoded bit stream that represents video objects includes recording a collection of contiguously arranged video objects and management...
Wavelength conversion layers with embedded crystallites
The present invention is directed to a wavelength conversion layer (1) with a matrix layer (2) comprising embedded rare-earth-ion-doped micro-crystallites (3)...
Defect area management
A multi-layer optical writable disc (D) comprises at least two layers (L1, L2, . . . ) and at least two defect management areas (DF1, DF2, . . . ). A first...
A display device comprises a light emitting picture element (120) and a contrast enhancing element (110). The contrast enhancing element comprises a plurality of...
Electrically controllable color conversion cell
The invention relates to light emitting devices (2) with variable output color. More specifically, the inventions provides a color conversion cell (10) which can...
Internet-based service for updating a programmable control device
An Internet based service is provided for updating a programmable control device. An Internet site contains links to appliance-dependent control and feature...
Peer to peer transfer of content
This invention relates to a method, a device, a server and a system of/for peer to peer transfer of content. Said method includes the steps of receiving and...
Reconstruction of a surface topography
A system and method is provided for reconstructing a surface of an object. A system includes an input for receiving a 2-dimensional grid of measurements...
Making time-of-flight measurements in master/slave and ad hoc networks by
eaves-dropping on messages
Method for obtaining range and/or positional information of electronic devices typically rely on a device (A) re-questing that another device (B) supplies a...
Method to select recordings by their duration
The invention relates to a method for the selection of stored video programs (S.sub.i) in which, together with the video program (S.sub.i), their running time...
Methods and apparatus for editing digital video recordings, and recordings
made by such methods
Various methods are disclosed for producing an edited MPEG audio/video stream from first and second streams recorded in a transport-stream format normally...
Method for the 3d modeling of a tubular structure
The invention provides a method for 3D modeling of a three-dimensional tubular structure of an examination object from 2D projection images (D) of the structure...
A receiver for reception of radio signals while the receiver is moving at a high speed using two or more antennas closely spaced and arranged behind each other...
Method for configuring and routing data within a wireless multihop network
and a wireless network for...
A method routes packets in a wireless network which includes a control node and a multiplicity of individual nodes. The method includes: inserting a routing...
Write-once optical data storage medium having dual recording layers
A dual-stack optical data storage medium for write-once recording using a focused radiation beam entering through an entrance face of the medium is described....
Resonant power LED control circuit with brightness and color control
The invention relates to a resonant power LED control circuit for the independent, simultaneous brightness and color or color temperature control of two LEDs...
Method and apparatus for processing a sensor signal having a plurality of
pixels from an image sensor, computer...
A reconstruction method based on a white-compensated luminance reconstruction and using filter weights referred to as smartgreen-parameters is proposed. An...
Apparatus equipped with an optical keyboard and optical input device
An apparatus includes an optical keyboard and an optical input device controlled by a moving object. The input device has at least one diode laser and photo...
Method and system for feedback and control of a luminaire
A method and system for controlling the chromaticity and luminous flux output of a digitally controlled luminaire. The luminaire includes one or more...
Method and system for feedback and control of a luminaire
A method and system for controlling the chromaticity and luminous flux output of a digitally controlled luminaire. The luminaire comprises one or more...
Display panel comprising conductive barrier structures
A display panel is formed on a substrate and includes display pixels with at least one light emissive layer and at least one electrode layer or cathode deposited...
Illumination system comprising a radiation source and a fluorescent
The invention relates to an illumination system comprising a radiation source and a fluorescent material comprising at least one phosphor capable of absorbing a...
GOS ceramic scintillating fiber optics x-ray imaging plate for use in
medical DF and RF imaging and in CT
A radiation detector (24) for an imaging system includes a two-dimensional array (50) of nondeliquescent ceramic scintillating fibers or sheets (52). The...
Method for the presentation of information concerning variations of the
The invention relates to a method for the presentation of information concerning variations of the arterial filling with blood (perfusion) of organs of living...
Compact lighting system and display device
A compact backlight system has a light-emitting panel (1) with a front wall (2), a rear wall (3) situated opposite thereto, a first edge surface (4) and,...