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US-7,676,820 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,...
US-7,676,018 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...
US-7,675,994 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...
US-7,675,823 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...
US-7,675,485 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...
US-7,675,238 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)...
US-7,675,237 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...
US-7,675,084 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...
US-7,674,218 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...
US-7,673,842 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...
US-7,673,430 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...
US-D611,289 Coffee maker
US-7,672,490 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...
US-7,672,424 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...
US-7,672,423 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...
US-7,672,371 Bit rate allocation in joint bit rate transcoding
The present invention relates to a multiplexing system comprising a set of transcoders (TC[1] to TC[n]), a controller (CONT) and a multiplexer (MUX). The set of...
US-7,671,973 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...
US-7,671,965 Lithographic projection apparatus, device manufacturing method and device manufactured thereby
A lithographic projection apparatus comprising a radiation system for supplying a projection beam of electromagnetic radiation in the extreme ultraviolet (EUV)...
US-7,671,832 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...
US-7,671,733 Method and system for medical alarm monitoring, reporting and normalization
A system for monitoring and reporting medical alarms includes an alarm messenger for receiving an alarm signal from monitored equipment. The alarm signal...
US-7,671,537 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...
US-7,671,529 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...
US-7,670,048 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...
US-7,670,038 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...
US-7,668,722 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...
US-7,668,585 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...
US-7,668,370 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...
US-7,668,361 System and method for the correction of temporal artifacts in tomographic images
The invention relates to an imaging system for imaging an object (4), said imaging system comprising a detection unit (3) for consecutively acquiring projection...
US-7,668,349 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...
US-7,668,289 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...
US-7,667,785 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...
US-7,667,463 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...
US-7,667,460 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...
US-7,667,451 Method for determining size of optical disc inserted into optical disc drive
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...
US-7,667,409 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...
US-7,665,883 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...
US-7,665,312 Method of using a system including an assembly exposed to a cryogenic region
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...
US-D610,722 Solid state lighting spot
US-D610,356 Digital photo frame
US-7,664,929 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...
US-7,664,633 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...
US-7,663,748 Autofocus mechanism for spectroscopic system
An autofocus mechanism for a spectroscopic system determines a time varying optical property of a volume of interest. The mechanism measures the fluctuations of...
US-7,663,527 Method of reducing quantization noise
There is described a system (10; 300) for processing an input signal (340) to generate a corresponding encoded output signal (380). The system (10; 300) includes...
US-7,663,152 Illumination device including wavelength converting element side holding heat sink
An illumination device includes a light source, such as one or more light emitting diodes in an array, that produces light having a first wavelength range. A...
US-7,663,148 III-nitride light emitting device with reduced strain light emitting layer
In accordance with embodiments of the invention, strain is reduced in the light emitting layer of a III-nitride device by including a strain-relieved layer in...
US-7,663,075 Layer for use in a domestic appliance
Disclosed is a layer for use in a domestic appliance, based on a sol-gel precursor. This layer can be obtained by screen-printing and comprises an organosilane...
US-7,662,198 Separation assembly for a vaccuum cleaner with multi-stage dirt separation
A separation assembly for separating dirt and dust from air in a vacuum cleaner, through which assembly an air flow path extends from an inlet to an outlet. The...
US-D610,296 Sconce light fixture
US-D610,295 Luminaire
US-D610,288 Luminaire
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