Apparatus and a record carrier for, and a method of recording a sequence
of video data signals
An apparatus for recording a sequence of video data signals on a record carrier includes input structure for receiving video data signals, generating structure...
Writing data to an optical disc
When writing data to an optic disc with a constant linear velocity, and encountering a disc error, data is written into the defect management area of the disc...
Device for parallel data processing as well as a camera system comprising
such a device
The invention relates to a device for parallel data processing, a DSP. The device according to the invention comprises a processor matrix (100) in which...
Monitoring system capable of generating audible messages
A system for generating an audible message to a human includes an apparatus having an input for receiving an audio message. The audio message is stored in a...
Methods and apparatus for controlling illumination
Methods and apparatus for controlling illumination. In one example, one or more multi-color light sources are controlled based on one or more interruptions of...
Method and apparatus for producing extreme ultraviolet radiation or soft
A method of producing extreme ultraviolet radiation (EUV) or soft X-ray radiation by means of an electrically operated discharge, in particular for EUV...
Hair treatment fluid application device
A hair treatment fluid application device includes a flexible container for containing a hair treatment fluid, an applicator body having outlet orifices for...
Method of balancing a suction unit comprising a ventilator and an electric
A method of manufacturing an electrical suction unit for use in a vacuum cleaner includes a turbine unit and an electrical motor with a rotor and a stator. The...
Computer tomography method for a periodically moving object
The invention relates to a computer tomography method in which a periodically moving object, in particular an organ of the body, is irradiated by a cone-shaped...
Motion-corrected three-dimensional volume imaging method
An X-ray imaging method forms a set of a plurality of two-dimensional X-Ray projection images of a medical or veterinary object to be examined through a scanning...
Device for detecting position information from an optical record carrier
An optical record carrier (1) is provided with tracks having a groove (4) wobbled in a transverse direction and predetermined positions (18) along the track. The...
Projection system featuring light source luminuous flux sensing and
A projection system having a projection display (20), at least one light source (10), and a sensor means for sensing and compensating for changes in the luminous...
Object entry into an electronic device
A system for entering objects from a set of objects into an electronic device is arranged to determine a first pointer position (11) on a display (10) and...
Automatic dialog system with database language model
An automatic dialog system for spoken inquiries into a database entry which contains several components available for inquiry, wherein speech recognition of a...
Electrode assembly and a system with impedance control
An electrode assembly arranged to carry out a bioelectrical interaction with an individual, said electrode assembly comprising a conductive material having a...
Adaptation of potential terms in real-time optimal path extraction
The invention relates to a method for segmenting an image [IM] by path extraction using minimization of at least a potential [POT], said potential being...
Method for recording a lead-out on an optical disc
A method of recording information stores lead-out information on a multilayer record carrier of an opposite track path type. A two part recording area across two...
Method of and system for determining the aberration of an imaging system
test object and detector for use with...
For determining aberrations of an optical imaging system (PL), a test object (12,14) comprising at least one delta test feature (10) is imaged either on an...
An electronic circuit is provided that comprises first and second combinational logic blocks and a latch positioned between the combinational logic blocks;...
High-pressure gas discharge lamp having tubular electrodes
A high-pressure discharge lamp has a discharge vessel (10) enclosing a discharge space (11) which contains an ionizable filling. The discharge vessel has a first...
Luggage for cooperating with various portable devices
Luggage or carrying container (1) having an interface (10) for cooperating with one or more electronic and/or wireless devices (20, 22, 24, 26, 28), a...
Data compression and expansion of a digital information signal
A data compression apparatus receives a digital information signal, determines a probability signal from the digital information signal and at least one...
Spatial scalable compression scheme using spatial sharpness enhancement
A video encoder/decoder with spatial scalable compression schemes using spatial sharpness enhancement techniques is disclosed. The video compression scheme...
Simultaneous segmentation of multiple or composed objects by mesh
Deformable models are used for the segmentation of structures in 3D images. The basic principle of such methods consists of the adaptation of flexible meshes to...
Method, computer program and system of visualizing image data
The invention relates to a method of visualizing image data relating to an examination of a subject. The method concerns automatic selection of appropriate...
Device and method for recording information
A device for recording digitally encoded video information records video segments and playback information for controlling the playback of the segments. The...
System and method for magnetic resonance imaging
In order to provide a magnetic resonance imaging system and method which allows an optimal timing of the imaging sequence at minimal procedure cost, a magnetic...
Polymeric compositions and methods of making same having improved coefficient of friction and blocking properties. The polymeric compositions include a linear...
Bonding an optical element to a light emitting device
A device is provided with at least one light emitting device (LED) die mounted on a submount with an optical element subsequently thermally bonded to the LED...
Method software and apparatus for acquiring MR-image data pertaining to a
A method for acquiring MR image data pertaining an organ, moving between a first extreme and a second extreme position such as in motion due to breathing of the...
Magnetic resonance imaging method with accelerated data acquisition
A method of dynamic magnetic resonance imaging comprising acquiring undersampled magnetic resonance signals for successive temporal time slots. In a space...
Dynamic key frame generation and usage
A dynamic method and system for processing video source frames (e.g., a television movie) with a video processing system (VPS) that includes a processor, a...
Anti-scattering X-ray collimator for CT scanners
An X-ray collimator for collimating X-rays from an X-ray source that illuminate an array of columns and rows of X-ray detectors, the collimator having a first...
Computed tomography device and method with three-dimensional
The invention relates to a computed tomography method in which an examination zone is irradiated along a circular trajectory by a fan-shaped radiation beam....
Optical system having an objective system and an optical aberration
An optical system for use in an optical pickup device for recording and/or reproducing information on an optical recording media, the optical system having an...
Wireless addressable lighting method and apparatus
An improved technique of utilizing a centralized control protocol for lighting devices such as DALI. A technique is disclosed for utilizing such protocols in a...
Ultra-thin flexible inductor
SMT-components known in the art usually have a thickness of approximately 1 mm and no flexibility. According to the present invention windings for an inductor...
Magnetic resonance imaging system with iron-assisted magnetic field
A magnetic resonance imaging apparatus includes a main magnet (20) that surrounds an examination region (18) and generates a main magnetic field in the...
Asymmetric ultra-short gradient coil for magnetic resonance imaging system
A magnetic field gradient coil includes upper and lower sections (40, 42) that define a coil bore (44) therebetween. The upper section (40) has an arcuate...
Continuous moving-table MRI contrast manipulation and/or update of
A continuous table motion magnetic resonance imaging system includes a processor (70) for determining values of scan parameters including at least a subject...
Moving table MRI with subsampling in parallel
A novel magnetic resonance imaging method is described, for forming an image of an object from a plurality of signals sampled in a restricted homogeneity region...
Fibre tracking magnetic resonance imaging
A method of deriving a directional structure from an object dataset is proposed. The object dataset assigns local directions to positions in a multidimensional...
Blended light lamp
The invention relates to a blended light lamp (1) having an incandescent lamp (2) and a gas discharge lamp (3), a rectifier (4), an energy storage means (5) and...
Medical equipment provided with a coating
Disclosed is medical equipment, the surface of which being at least partially provided with a coating which is provided by means of a sol-gel process. By...
Air flux director system for x-ray tubes
A cooling system (12) for an x-ray tube assembly (10) includes a heat exchanger (14, 16) which receives cooling fluid from a housing (40) of the x-ray tube...
Apparatus for preparing a beverage suitable for consumption, such as
An apparatus for preparing a beverage provided with a storage tank, a heater and a three-way valve. The three-way valve is provided with in inlet, a first outlet...
Method of monitoring a data link
In a method of monitoring the reliability of a data link for a data transmission between a server (2) and a client (8), a control unit (14) is triggered by a...
Medical viewing system and method for enhancing structures in noisy images
A viewing system and method for enhancing objects of interest represented on a moving background in a sequence of noisy images and for displaying the sequence of...