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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...
Methods and devices for measuring core body temperature
A core body temperature measurement device includes a plurality of electronic temperature sensors (12, 12f, 12b, 132) operatively coupled with or near a surface...
Nodal spring assembly for an electronic toothbrush
A nodal-mounted spring arrangement for an electronic toothbrush includes a V-shaped spring member secured at both ends so that it can operate in out-of-phase...
Flavored packaging insert for smokeless tobacco
A package of smokeless tobacco includes a flavor patch located in the package to provide flavor to smokeless tobacco. Also disclosed is a method of packaging...
Cap with multi-angle annular corrugation surfaces for shaving apparatus
A cap for a shaving head of a shaving apparatus has a skin contacting surface including at least two annular corrugations. The shape of the skin contacting...
System, method and apparatus for analyzing cardiac rhythm during CPR
A diagnostic medical device for identifying an arrhythmia treatable by a defibrillation shock includes a defibrillating a filter for filtering ECG data sets, a...
Glossopexy adjustment system and method
Methods and devices are disclosed for manipulating the tongue. An implant is positioned within at least a portion of the tongue and may be secured to other...
Beverage maker, comprising an easy-to-clean duct system having at least
one duct for conveying a fluid beverage...
A beverage maker for making a beverage includes a duct system having at least one duct for conveying a fluid beverage ingredient, and at least two elements for...
Infusion unit for producing coffee suitable for washing in the dishwasher
The removable infusion unit to produce hot beverages, in particular coffee, comprises a supporting structure (3, 5) mechanically connected to an infusion...
Method of managing resources in a secondary station
A method for communicating in a mobile communications network including a primary station communicating with at least one secondary station comprising...
Audio system and method therefor
An audio system comprises a receiver which receives an input audio signal. A decomposer (103) decomposes the audio signal into at least a transient component...
Autostereoscopic display device and driving method
The invention provides an autostereoscopic display device in which a light blocking arrangement is provided for selectively blocking light which has or would...
Lighting system, a light source, a device and a method of authorizing the
device by the light source
A lighting system (100), a light source (110), a device (150), and a method of authorizing the device (150) by the light source (110) are provided. The lighting...
Synchronization sequence with tone notching in OFDM systems
The present invention is a system, apparatus, and method for current MB-OFDM systems to design a time-domain sync sequence regarding DAA that (1) minimizes...