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Method of segmenting a three-dimensional data set allowing user
The invention relates to a method of segmenting a three-dimensional structure from a three-dimensional, and in particular medical, data set while making...
Device and method for embedding a secondary signal in a primary data bit
stream on an optical disc
Devices and methods, record carrier and signal for embedding, extracting, carrying and representing secondary signal such as a copy protection signal embedded in...
Proximity sensor for X-ray apparatus
A capacitive proximity sensor for use in object and position sensing and/or position control in respect of a swing arm of a medical imaging system. The sensor...
Xenon lamps having enhanced light output and elliptical envelope
A xenon short arc lamp which has a middle section with a length to diameter ratio greater than 1.6 and which is directly interchangeable with a xenon short arc...
Light burner and method for manufacturing a light burner
The invention describes a light burner (1) comprising a discharge chamber (2) containing a gas sealed in the discharge chamber (2) by a seal (4, 5) and a pair of...
Method to make markers for double gate SOI processing
A method of making at least one marker (MX) for double gate SOI processing on a SOI wafer is disclosed. The marker has a diffracting structure in a first...
Package-integrated thin film LED
LED epitaxial layers (n-type, p-type, and active layers) are grown on a substrate. For each die, the n and p layers are electrically bonded to a package...
Simple decoding method and apparatus
A method of decoding possibly mutilated codewords (r) of a code (C) into information words (m') including information symbols (m'1, m'2, . . . , m'k), the...
Recording medium defect management
A recording medium (D) comprises a file system area (FSA), a data area (DAA) and an initial defect management area (DMA). A system comprises a drive (DR) for...
Device and method for recording information
A device for recording information records blocks, having continuous logical addresses on a record carrier at corresponding physical addresses, translates...
The present invention relates to a catheter head comprising: means (104, 108; 306, 304; 320; 322; 326; 338) for directing of radiation to a blood detection...
System and method for motion compensation of image planes in color
A system and method for motion compensation of color sequential displays, receiving a motion image data input, extracting an estimate of a motion of an image...
Video signal analysis and storage
A video recording and logging device includes apparatus to detect scene changes (as distinct from shot cuts or edit points) in audio/video signals. The apparatus...
Tilt control for reading information
An apparatus for scanning a track on a record carrier has a head for scanning the track and generating a read signal. The tilt between the head and the record...
Method for crosstalk reduction between tracks on a recording medium,
recording device, playback device and...
In order to reduce the cross talk between data recorded in adjacent tracks on a record carrier the encoding of the data stream into code words is controlled...
System and method for performing telemetric measurements
System for performing telemetric measurements, comprising a plurality of mobile communication devices (100), each communication device (100) being provided with...
Symmetric cancelling anti-striation circuit
A striation correction circuit 300 is arranged to apply a first striation correction current to the first fluorescent lamp L1 and a second striation correction...
A ballast arrangement is provided for igniting and operating a discharge lamp. The lamp is connected in a commutating bridge in series with an inductor and...
Cigarette and filter with downstream flavor addition
A cigarette comprises a tobacco rod and a multi-component filter comprising a bed of adsorbent and a flavor-releasing filter segment located downstream of the...
Ultrasound probe with multiple fluid chambers
An ultrasound probe includes a transducer (46) which is mechanically oscillated to sweep beams from the transducer over an image region of a subject. The...
Remote control unit
Perceptual audio coding on a priority basis
The invention concerns audio coding methods and particularly relates to an efficient means by which selected frequency bands of information from an original...
Intelligent speech recognition with user interfaces
The invention relates to a method, an apparatus, a Graphical User Interface and a computer program product for transforming speech to text. In a speech...
Cooling assembly comprising micro-jets
A cooling assembly for cooling a heat source, such an electronic components, with a coolant includes micro jets adapted to eject the coolant onto the heat source...
Device for generating X-rays having a liquid metal anode
The invention relates to a device for generating X-rays (18) comprising an electron source (3) for emitting electrons accommodated in a vacuum space (2), a...
Detector for the detection of X-radiation
The invention relates to a detector and a method for the production of consecutive X-ray images. This involves the generation in the detector by X-radiation...
Optical component for introducing optical aberrations to a light beam
An optical component (48) for introducing optical aberrations to a light beam defining an optical axis (28) is described, comprising a fluid chamber (46) having...
Device with a human-machine interface
A device with a human-machine interface for use as a user control interface, particularly in an automotive environment, which temporarily makes an indication of...
Bobin assembly for a driving assembly used in a personal care appliance
A first aspect of the disclosure concerns a driving assembly for a power toothbrush which includes a drive member, specifically an E-core electromagnet, a driven...
Method of determining a spatial distribution of magnetic particles
The invention relates to a method of determining a spatial distribution of magnetic particles in an examination zone, in which method a first magnetic field is...
Light sources for illumination of liquids
Light sources for illumination of liquids in a variety of environments. In one example, multi-color LED-based light sources are adapted to engage mechanically...
Funnel for slim cathode ray tubes
Disclosed herein is a funnel for slim cathode ray tubes. The funnel is constructed such that the deflection angle of an electron beam is 120 degrees or more. On...
Package for a semiconductor light emitting device
A semiconductor light emitting device package includes a substrate with a core and a copper layer overlying the core. The light emitting device is connected to...
Optical feedback system with improved accuracy
The illumination system has a plurality of light emitters (R, G, B) and a light-collimator (1) for collimating light emitted by the light emitters. Light...
Systems and methods for calibrating light output by light-emitting diodes
A system and method for calibrating light output from an LED is provided. The system includes a support on which an LED is positioned, a photosensor to measure...
Tube rolling device
Method and apparatus for forming filter tubes comprises delivering a filter element to a flute on a first drum having vacuum for securing the filter element...
Magnetic force device, systems, and methods for resisting tissue collapse
within the pharyngeal conduit
Devices, systems and methods employ magnetic force to resist tissue collapse in targeted pharyngeal structures and individual anatomic components within the...
High frequency vaporized fuel injector
There is provided a fuel injector system for vaporizing liquid fuel and metering the vapor to an internal combustion engine of an automobile. The system has at...
Beverage maker suitable for use at high altitudes
A beverage maker has a valve structure (13; 43; 153) adapted block the return of water from a boiler (5) to its water reservoir (2) in response to a water...
Electronic data processing circuit that transmits packed words via a bus
An electronic data processing circuit contains a plurality of data handling units (10a-d, 16a-b) with data outputs, at least part of the data handling units...
Method of supporting the proof-reading of speech-recognized text with a
replay speed adapted to the recognition...
The invention relates to a method of supporting the proof-reading of a text (2, 30) obtained in particular by speech recognition from a speech signal (1), of...
Method and apparatus for spectral computed tomography
An apparatus receives signals generated by a detector (100) sensitive to ionizing radiation such as x-rays. A differentiator (204) generates an output indicative...
Method and device for generating a multiplexed MPEG signal
A method and a device are described for generating a program stream of MPEG coded video and audio signal, wherein several functional tasks are distributed in an...
Method and system for improving transmission efficiency using
multiple-description layered encoding
A method, system and apparatus for improving network transmission efficiency using MDS and Fine Granular Spatial coding is disclosed. In accordance with the...
Method for recording information on a multi layer record carrier, and
record carrier for use by such method
This invention relates to a method for recording information on a multi layer record carrier. The information is recorded on the record carrier according to...
Disc drive apparatus, and method for recognizing CD and DVD
A method for recognizing type (CD; DVD) of an optical disc, wherein: a light beam (32) is caused to reflect from the optical disc (2); wherein an optical lens...
System and method for MRI using MR signals from different resonant species
in different regions of k-space
The invention relates to a system and method for magnetic resonance imaging. In order to achieve high resolution imaging a magnetic resonance imaging system and...