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Methods of reactivating an aromatization catalyst
A method of reactivating a spent catalyst comprising a metal and a catalyst support, the method comprising redispersing the metal in the spent catalyst to...
CPR assistance and effectiveness display
An instrument is described for assisting a rescuer in the proper administration of CPR. A sensor detects movement of the chest caused by ventilation. The sensor...
Bio-orthogonal drug activation
The invention relates to a Prodrug activation method, for therapeutics, wherein use is made of abiotic reactive chemical groups that exhibit bio-orthogonal...
Apparatus, method and computer program product for calculating the speed
of ultrasound in at least two tissue types
A medical apparatus including an ultrasound transmitter and receiver system for acquiring ultrasound data descriptive of the speed of ultrasound along at least...
Systems and methods for tracking and guiding high intensity focused
The present disclosure provides systems and methods for tracking and guiding high intensity focused ultrasound beams (HIFU). More particularly, the disclosed...
System for quantification of neovasculature in CT volumes
When quantifying neo-vasculature growth measured using a CT scanner (10), a known blood voxel is identified and adjoining voxels are compared thereto by a...
Imaging system rotating gantry and subject support motion control
An imaging system (300) includes a rotating gantry (302) configured to rotate about an examination region (306) about a z-axis (308), a subject support (322),...
System subject support accessory
A subject support accessory (126, 200) includes a securing mechanism (300) configured to secure to a tabletop of the subject support anywhere along a long axis...
Method and apparatus for attenuation correction
A method and apparatus of image reconstruction attenuation correction in PET or SPECT cardiac imaging is provided. A volumetric attenuation imaging scan by an...
Image based clinical trial assessment
A method for assessing a treatment in a trial includes obtaining images generated from image data acquired at different times during a trial time period for a...
Smoking system having a liquid storage portion
A smoking system includes a capillary wick for holding liquid, at least one air inlet, at least one air outlet and a chamber between the air inlet and air...
Methods for reducing the formation of tobacco specific nitrosamines in
In one aspect, there is provided a method for reducing the formation of 4-(methylnitrosamino)-1-(3-pyridyl)-1-butanone and N-nitrosonornicotine and...
Light control system and method for automatically rendering a lighting
Systems and methods for automatically facilitating rendition of a lighting atmosphere by a lighting control system are disclosed. The lighting control system...
Managing atmosphere programs for atmosphere creation systems
The invention relates to the management of atmosphere programs including lighting scenes for lighting systems, audio, video, scent or any combination of the...
Brightness region-based apparatuses and methods for HDR image encoding and
The image encoder (549) for encoding an image of a high dynamic range scene, comprising: a pixel texture encoding unit (552), arranged to encode pixels colors...
A multi-spectral camera comprises a blocking element (201) having at least one hole (203) allowing light to pass through. A dispersive element (205) spreads...
Method and apparatus for displaying a plurality of items
A method of displaying a plurality of items is described. The items are arranged in a plurality of hierarchical levels, each of the hierarchical levels...
Method and system for selecting the viewing configuration of a rendered
A method for determining a viewing configuration of a rendered figure of a rehab-patient or a sports trainee, aiming to deliver a suitable view on the rendered...
Computing a depth map
A system for computing a depth map comprising depth values representing distances to a viewer for respective pixels of an image. The system comprises an...
Gesture based control of element or item
Apparatuses (1) for controlling elements (40-70) possibly shown on screens (31) or items (71) possibly represented by the elements (70) comprise detectors...
Autostereoscopic display device
An autostereoscopic display device uses an electroluminescent display. A set of pixels is provided beneath lenticular lenses, with a plurality of pixels across...
Therapeutic apparatus for treating a subject using magnetic nanoparticles
A therapeutic apparatus for treating a subject comprising: a first heating means adapted for heating a first region of the subject, a first control means for...
RF shield for MRI comprising conductive coating as shielding material
The invention relates to a magnetic resonance imaging system (1) comprising: a main magnet (2) for generating a uniform, steady magnetic field within an...
Direct digital receiver with local free running clock
The invention relates to direct digital receiver for an RF coil (11, 12, 13, 200), in particular of a magnetic resonance imaging system (1), for providing a...
Using memristor devices as switches for MRI RF coils
A radiofrequency (RF) coil assembly (18,18') for use in a magnetic resonance system (10) includes a radiofrequency coil (42) and a plurality of memory resistive...
Gas sensing apparatus
A method of selectively sensing the concentration of a target gas in polluted ambient air comprises the steps of: --providing a target gas sensor (220)...
Method and navigation device for providing at least one route
A method and navigation device for providing at least one route is described. A destination is received from a user (step 204). Locations having more than a...
Optical sensing system for determining the position and/or shape of an
The present invention relates to an optical sensing system (1) for determining the position and/or shape of an associated object (O), the system comprises an...
LED-based lighting fixture with textured lens
Methods and apparatus related to a textured lens (30, 130). The textured lens includes a textured portion (40, 140) having plurality of unique textures. The...
Embodiments of the invention include a semiconductor light emitting device for emitting a first light at a first wavelength and a wavelength conversion medium...
The present invention relates to a valve device (10) comprising a substrate (12) and an elastic membrane (13), the membrane being joined at least around a valve...
Light treatment system
The invention relates to a light treatment system (10, 12). The light treatment system comprises a light source (20, 22) for emitting light (100) for...
Energy efficient defibrillation current limiter
A current limiter for a defibrillation pulse is powered by the defibrillation pulse and switches the current delivery path open and closed when an excessive...
Respiratory motion determination apparatus
A respiratory motion determination apparatus determines respiratory motion of a living being (3). A raw data providing unit (2) provides raw data assigned to...
Cleaning device for cleaning a surface
The present invention relates to a nozzle arrangement (10) for a cleaning device (100) for cleaning a surface, the nozzle arrangement comprising: --a brush (12)...
A coffee machine having a water tank, at least one first pump, at least one first boiler for heating the water, a coffee brewing unit, and circuits to feed hot...
Discharge lamp with contact paths within the base
A lamp 10 is described comprising a burner 14 fixed to a lamp base 12. An operating circuit 50 is arranged within the lamp base 12 for supplying electrical...
Light source with quantum dots
The invention provides a luminescent nano particles based luminescent material comprising a matrix of interconnected coated luminescent nano particles, wherein...
Anode for an X-ray tube of a differential phase contrast imaging apparatus
An Anode for an X-ray tube, comprising an anode disk comprising a circular focal track region being adapted to, upon impact of accelerated electrons, emit...
Multi-stack optical storage medium
The invention relates to an optical storage medium comprising below an entrance face (EF) a higher recording stack (ST.sub.0) comprising a higher recording...
Adapting an X-ray slave image to an X-ray master image
A device 16 for displaying X-ray images, the device comprises a display 20 for displaying an X-ray image, a workstation 22 for processing image data and a user...
Regularized phase retrieval in differential phase-contrast imaging
The present invention relates to differential phase-contrast imaging of an object (108). When reconstructing image information from differential phase-contrast...
Authentication method for authenticating a first party to a second party
An authentication method authenticates a first party to a second party, where an operation is performed on condition that the authentication succeeds. If the...
Method and system for providing immersive effects
A method of providing immersive effects includes receiving data representative of at least one image. The image data is analyzed to locate at least one object...
The present invention relates to a dual view display device where a display surface is divided into a first and a second sub-section (10a, 10b). A backlighting...
Light collimator and lighting unit comprising such light collimator
The invention provides a light collimator (1) comprising (a) an elongated light waveguide (100) having a waveguide longitudinal axis (101), a waveguide length...
The invention relates to an illumination module (1) comprising a plurality of light sources (2) distributed over a light guiding plate (3) accommodating said...
Manipulation of magnetic particles in a biological sample
A microfluidic device, used with a processing device having a magnetic supplier, including a chamber arranged to receive a biological sample and at least one...