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Light-guiding device and a method of guiding light
A light-guiding device having a coupling-in surface (46) for coupling-in light radiation substantially in a first main direction (41) perpendicular to said...
Local area network with a bridge terminal for transmitting data between a
plurality of sub-networks
The invention relates to a local area network including at least one bridge terminal, which bridge terminal is provided for transmitting data between the...
Method and device for measuring the tilt of an optical disc
A method and device for measuring the tilt in an optical disc drive (1) is disclosed. The optical disc drive (1) comprises two lasers (31, 41) generating two...
Graphic image texture generation
An apparatus for texture mapping in a computer graphics system, using a predetermined set of standardized textures. Each texture of the standardized set is a...
Light output modulation for data transmission
A method of operating a light source (100) including a ballast (110) in electrical communication with a lamp (120). The method includes operating the ballast...
Circuit and method for driving a load, in particular a high-intensity
discharge lamp, and a control unit for...
Circuit for driving a load, comprising: two input terminals for connection to a source of a supply voltage; a first and a second output terminal for connection...
Lamp for heating having a reflective film for transmitting different
A lamp includes a lamp vessel, an incandescent body arranged in the lamp vessel, and current supply conductors connected to the incandescent body. The...
Box with lid
The application relates to a flat box (10) with a bottom container part (20), a top lid (30) and with an insert (40) which serves to raise the pack contents when...
Iron with steam generator
Solid state lighting spot
Solid state lighting spot
Solid state lighting spot
Infra red receiver for PC
Method and apparatus for generating television program recommendations
based on similarity metric
The invention recommends television programs that are similar to shows identified by a user by computing a similarity metric between programs both in a...
Apparatus for reading information, supporting means for use in the
apparatus and method for rotating a data carrier
Disclosed is an apparatus for reading information recorded on the track of a data carrier (1). The apparatus comprises a rotating device (2) for supporting and...
Information recording disc, recording and/or reproducing device and method
Four ECC blocks are recorded in a burst cutting area of an optical disc. Each ECC block is constituted by a BCA content code of 1 byte, content data length of 1...
Processing copy protection signals
The invention relates to a method and an arrangement for recording an information signal with first copy protection information to a storage medium using...
Method, device and arrangement for inserting extra information
A method, device and arrangement insert extra information in an input signal in the acoustical or visual domain. A representation in the electrical domain is...
Method for cardiac magnetic resonance imaging
The invention relates to a method for cardiac magnetic resonance imaging. The method comprises the steps of monitoring the ECG of a patient and detecting the...
Unidirectional power and bi-directional data transfer over a single
An inductive transmission system for inductive transmission of power and full duplex data signals between first and second devices. The transmission system...
Volume visualization using tissue mix
A method is presented to calculate the relative contribution of different tissues, or tissue mix, to at least one data element in a medical object data set, the...
Image processing unit and method of associating stored images with current
The invention relates to the association of a current (X-ray image) image of a body volume with one of several stored previous images, the ECG and the...
Audio processing arrangement with multiple sources
In an audio processing arrangement (2) input signals from a plurality of input sources (4,6) are weighted by weighting factors x and y using weighting elements...
Beam-hardening and attenuation correction for coherent-scatter CT
In CSCT, an exact reconstruction of a scattering function for each voxel is not known for polychromatic primary radiation. According to an exemplary embodiment...
Measuring medium activity patterns in wireless networks and deriving
information from the activity patterns
An apparatus and method is provided for measuring medium activity patterns in wireless networks and deriving information about the radio environment from the...
Method of and apparatus for determining focus of an imaging system
The focus of an optical system (20) can be determined in a reliable and accurate way by arranging a first and second test object (62,64) having a periodic...
Method of determining a property of a fluid and spectroscopic system
A property of a fluid is determined spectroscopically, such as for the purposes of in vivo blood analysis. First the position of a volume of interest through...
Matrix display device with photosensitive element
A matrix display device comprises an array of addressable pixels (10) each having a display element (20) and a control circuit for controlling the operation of...
Method of position determination
A device includes an antenna for receiving an incoming signal. A multiplier multiplies the incoming signal with an output from a carrier generator in order to...
Device arranged for carrying out a bioelectrical interaction with an
individual and a method for on-demand...
A device to carry out a bioelectrical interaction with an individual by means of electrodes 29, 29a whereby an on-demand verification of the integrity of the...
Method for controlling a positioning device, positioning device, and
lithographic apparatus provided with a...
In a method for controlling a positioning device, the positioning device has a stator and mover, the mover being movable relative to the stator; a position...
Marketplace illumination methods and apparatus
Methods and apparatus for providing illumination in a marketplace. In one example, radiation comprising variable color light is generated using a plurality of...
High-pressure gas discharge lamp
The invention relates to a high-pressure gas discharge lamp which comprises at least a lamp bulb (1) hermetically enclosing a discharge space (21) filled with a...
Electric lamp with absorbing and interference media
An electric lamp includes a lamp vessel which is transparent to visible light and accommodates a light source. The lamp vessel is covered with a combination of a...
Method and apparatus to recover a dead pixel in digital imaging systems
Gamma radiation events are received individually at elements of a detector array (18) at least one of the elements (P0) being defective. Each detector element...
Molded lens over LED die
One or more LED dice are mounted on a support structure. The support structure may be a submount with the LED dice already electrically connected to leads on the...
Housing for storing multiple information discs
A multiple information disc housing for storing optical discs and including a first housing part (3), a second housing part (5) and an intermediate third housing...
Iron with cartridge
The invention relates to an iron comprising a cartridge (4) for containing a liquid (5), a nozzle means (6) having at least one aperture (20), a pump means (14)...
Washing machine for shaver
TV program profiling technique and interface
A new, interactive, television program profile interface and method are described. The interface is used to capture and display the likes and dislikes of a...
Linear transformation for symmetric-key ciphers
A method of generating a linear transformation matrix A for use in a symmetric-key cipher includes generating a binary [n,k,d] error-correcting code, where...
Additional data channel in between marks
A device has a head for recording information by writing marks in a track on a record carrier via a beam of radiation. The radiation is controlled to write the...
Storage space for elements which are used in a medical activity
Elements (2), which are used in a medical activity, are stored in a storage space (3) including a plurality of partitions (4) which are each dedicated to...
Systems and methods for synchronizing lighting effects
In one example, a lighting apparatus comprises a processor wherein the processor is configured to control a color-changing lighting effect generated by the...
Contaminant getter on UV reflective base coat in fluorescent lamps
An electric lamp is provided having a luminescent layer on the lamp envelope that produces visible light when impinged by ultraviolet radiation generated within...
Synthetically focused ultrasonic diagnostic imaging system for tissue and
A synthetic focus ultrasound system is described which is operated in a hybrid fashion. System operation alternates between synthetic focus acquisition and...
Process and system for monitoring a continuous element being incorporated
within a cigarette filter
A system and process for monitoring a continuous element being incorporated within a cigarette filter includes a light source and a photoresponsive device facing...
Smoking articles and filters with carbon-coated molecular sieve sorbent
Smoking articles and filters, which involve the use of carbon-coated molecular sieve sorbents are provided. The carbon-coated molecular sieve sorbent has a...