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The present invention provides a fabric display using the action of electrostatic charges to manipulate visual displays. The fabric display comprises areas of...
Optical lens component and optical lens arrangement comprising the lens
An optical lens component includes a lens element with a mounting portion. The mounting portion has spaced parallel surfaces that extend perpendicularly to the...
Coupon positioning and rotation wheel
The present invention relates to apparatus and processes for accurately positioning and rotating coupons for application on cigarette packs or pack film.
A shaving apparatus has plurality of shaving heads, each with a rotatable cutting member (5) associated with and rotatable relative to a shear plate (3). For...
System for transmitting programs to client terminals
A system (100) has a collection of programs on a central storage device (112). The system (100) supplies a particular program to a plurality of client terminals...
Partitioning of MP3 content file for emulating streaming
An electronic file, e.g., an MP3 file, is partitioned into a sequence of segments at the server side. The first segment is played out upon downloading. While the...
Speech synthesis using concatenation of speech waveforms
A method of synthesizing a speech signal by providing a first speech unit signal having an end interval and a second speech unit signal having a front interval,...
Memory control method for a personal video recording system
The invention relates to a PVR system (100) making choices to store or remove certain programs in or from a memory (102) in order to create space for new...
Guidance of invasive medical devices by wide view three dimensional
A three dimensional ultrasonic diagnostic imaging system is operated to guide or observe the operation of an invasive medical device (30) in three dimensions....
Image processing system and medical examination apparatus for correlating
features in medical images
An image processing system, for correlating shapes in multi-dimensional images including image data processor for estimating a similarity measure including...
Device and method for producing images of the heart
The invention relates to a device and a method for producing an image of the heart (5), in which the image is preferably three-dimensional and is reconstructed...
Automatic material discrimination by using computer tomography
Method and apparatus are provided for combining information obtained from CT and Coherent Scatter Computed Tomography to better determine whether there are...
The light modulator for modulating light has a light modulating element, having a medium with a particle (6) and an optical state depending on the position of...
System and method for rendering 3-D images on a 3-D image display screen
A system includes a 3-D display device with a display screen, an addresser for addressing the 3-D screen, and a renderer having an input for a 3-D model and an...
A fabric (2; 20) formed from a plurality of first fibers or filaments (4), and a plurality of second fibers or filaments (6); the first fibers or filaments being...
Wrapping provided with an inside coupon
A wrapping is formed around at least one pack by wrapping film, and the pack has a receiving face against which a coupon is placed. The coupon is also positioned...
Camera module, holder for use in a camera module, camera system and method
of manufacturing a camera module
The invention relates to a camera module 100. The camera module 100 comprises a holder 102, which provides a light-conducting channel 121. Within the...
Method for processing an image sequence of a distortable 3-D object to
yield indications of the object wall...
An image processing method for processing a sequence of images of a distortable 3-D Object, each image being registered at a corresponding image instant within...
Computer tomography method for periodically moving objects
The invention relates to a computer tomography method, in which a periodically moving object, especially a heart, is irradiated by a beam bundle. In that...
The reconstruction of images of an object of interest may introduce artifacts along lines of high gradients of absorption values. According to an exemplary...
Jitter compensation method for systems having wall clocks
Jitter is compensated on data packets by clock time derived time stamping upon transmission of the data packets. This results in transmission time stamps. The...
Liquid-based optical device and electronic device
The present invention discloses an optical device comprising a container enclosing an insulating liquid (A) and a liquid responsive to an electric field (B), the...
3D video conferencing
A 3D video conferencing station (200, 300, 500, 700) comprises: a camera (104) for acquiring a first (604) and second (602) image of a first user (110); and...
Circuit arrangement for operating a high pressure discharge lamp
A circuit arrangement for operating a high pressure discharge lamp comprises a down converter equipped with an output capacitor and a commutator equipped with...
Vehicle lighting methods and apparatus
Vehicle lighting methods and apparatus, in which an LED-based light source is configured to generate at least visible radiation associated with a vehicle. The...
Modular device for the detection and/or transmission of radiation with
The invention relates to a device for the detection and/or transmission of radiation, particularly an X-ray detector 1, that consists of a carrier 10 on which an...
Method and apparatus for human brain imaging using a nuclear medicine
In an imaging method, mark positions are defined for one or more detector heads (10, 12) at one or more marked angular orientations (.theta..sub.A, ...
Fingerprint database updating method, client and server
A method of updating a database (211) comprising a fingerprint of and an associated set of metadata for each of a number of multimedia objects, A multimedia...
An electrode arrangement (10) comprises a knitted electrically conductive electrode portion (12) containing electrically conductive yarn and at least one portion...
X-ray tube cooling collar
An x-ray tube assembly (1) includes a cathode housing (30) which has a neck connected to a frame (14) of the x-ray tube assembly. An anode (10) is positioned...
Optical scanning device
An optical scanning device for scanning a multi-layer optical record carrier when positioned in a scanning location in the device, the device being adapted for...
Disc drive mechanism and method of operation therefor
The invention relates to disc drive mechanism (100) which comprises an actuator (113) controlling a radial movement of a lens (109). An actuator controller (115)...
Method and device for measuring current in a switched current path of a
A method and device for measuring a switched current (I.sub.H) comprises: sensing the switched current (I.sub.H) with an AC current transformer to obtain an...
Electronic ballast with lamp type determination
An electronic ballast includes open circuit voltage regulation comprises an filament current sensing circuit 224 operably connected to an output of the...
Integrated lamp with feedback and wireless control
A lamp assembly (50) employs a reflector (52) defining a light reflecting area (53), and a heat sink (54) defining a circuit housing area (55). A LED assembly...
Transparent zirconium oxide-tantalum and/or tantalum oxide coating
High temperature-resistant transparent coatings based on zirconium oxide, which have improved dispersion properties and a high refractive index, comprise...
Electric discharge lamp with halide resistant conductor
An electric discharge lamp comprising: a light-transmissive ceramic discharge vessel (1); a first and a second current conductor (2,3) entering the discharge...
Light emitting device including luminescent ceramic and light-scattering
A ceramic body comprising a wavelength converting material is disposed in the path of light emitted by the light emitting region of a semiconductor structure...
The invention relates to a detector for an X-ray apparatus, which detector comprises a substrate (1) of amorphous or preferably crystalline silicon with an array...
Fluid purification system with ultra violet light emitters
A system for purifying a fluid uses ultra violet (UV) light to inactivate micro-organisms present in the fluid. The system has an arrangement of UV light...
Luminaire comprising LEDs
This invention relates to a luminaire (106), which has a housing (103) with an opening (111) at a light output side, a reflector (105) mounted in the housing,...
Methods and apparatus for controlling a color temperature of lighting
Methods and apparatus in which at least one first LED generates first radiation having a first spectrum, and at least one second LED generates second radiation...
Pipeline synchronisation device
Pipeline synchronization device for transferring data between clocked devices having different clock frequencies. The Pipeline synchronization device comprises a...
Audio signal encoding or decoding
Encoding an audio signal is provided wherein the audio signal includes a first audio channel and a second audio channel, the encoding comprising subband...
Device and method for adjusting imaging parameters of an X-ray apparatus
The invention relates to a device for adjusting imaging parameters of an X-ray apparatus (1), whereby a user pre-defines on a preliminary image an image region...
System and method for measurement report time stamping to ensure reference
A system and method is provided that resolves a possible ambiguity in WLAN measurement reports by having a measuring entity include timer values in returned...
Apparatus and method for providing QoS service schedule and bandwidth
allocation to a wireless station
An apparatus and method is disclosed for providing a Quality of Service (QoS) service schedule and bandwidth allocation message to a wireless station in a...
Display device with multi-grooved light direction element and first and
second alternating illuminated light...
A display device with directional backlight produces stereoscopic images by emitting light in two angular cones. Light is alternatively sent to the left and to...
Method of displaying an image on a color display
A method of displaying an image on a color display comprises receiving image data to be displayed, forming a first sub image and a second sub image from said...
Circuit for a gas-discharge lamp
A circuit for a discharge lamp includes a first sub-circuit for connecting to mains voltage of a predetermined frequency for rectifying the mains voltage; and a...