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Polycrystalline liquid crystal display device having large width channel
and method of fabricating the same
A polysilicon liquid crystal display (LCD) device having a large width channel includes a buffer layer formed on a substrate, an active layer formed on the...
In-plane switching mode liquid crystal display device and method for
fabricating the same
A method for fabricating an in-plane switching LCD device includes forming a data line and a light-shielding layer on a substrate, forming a pixel electrode line...
Acoustic border detection using power modulation
The method of the invention controls an ultrasound system to identify a boundary between a tissue region and a blood-filled region that lies within an ROI. The...
Flat luminescence lamp and method for manufacturing the same
A flat luminescent lamp and a method for manufacturing the same are disclosed in the present invention. More specifically, a flat luminescent lamp includes first...
Spring member for rotational action
The rotational spring includes a base member which is in the form of a ring and includes elements for fixedly attaching it to a body of an appliance, such as a...
Packing apparatus for liquid crystal display modules
A liquid crystal display module packing apparatus having a rectangular lower plate, first and second side walls that extend from sides of the lower plate, and an...
Method of transferring a substantially disc-shaped workpiece, and device
for carrying out this method
Consistent with an embodiment of the present invention, there is a device for transferring a substantially disc-shaped workpiece from a workpiece carier. The...
Liquid crystal dispensing system
A liquid crystal dispensing system includes a container for containing liquid crystal; a liquid crystal measuring sensor proximate the container; a discharge...
Remote control unit
Delay fault test circuitry and related method
The invention provides for a delay fault testing method and related circuitry for producing a test pulse in response to an input clock signal, and including...
Mobile data carrier with data-independent supply current and voltage
Disclosed is a mobile data carrier comprising a data-processing circuit; and a supply unit (1) to apply electric energy to power supply terminals for operating...
Processing device for executing virtual machine instructions
A processing device comprises an instruction memory 120 for storing virtual machine instructions, such as Java byte codes. A processor 112 of the processing...
Speech enhancement device
A speech enhancement system for the reduction of background noise comprises a time-to-frequency transformation unit to transform frames of time-domain samples of...
Compressed storage of data items
Storing of data items in a memory (31) is provided wherein the data items are divided into successive data pieces of decreasing significance, and the data pieces...
Sequential computed tomography method
The invention relates to a computed tomography method in which an examination zone is irradiated from two mutually offset, preferably circular trajectories. In...
In a motion vector estimation method, a block-based motion vector estimation process (BME) that involves comparing a plurality of candidate vectors is carried...
Motion vector estimation
In a method of recursive motion vector estimation, a plurality of candidate vectors is generated (E) from stored vectors (PV), one of these candidate vectors is...
Network comprising a plurality of network nodes for media access checks
The invention relates to a network comprising a plurality of intercoupled network nodes. Controlled by a bus guardian the network nodes transmit messages during...
High-speed interchip interface protocol
A communication protocol provides high-speed transfers of parallel data between an origination end and a destination end. The protocol involves regularly...
Optical scanning device
An optical scanning device is suitable for scanning a first information layer (23) of a first optical record carrier (21) with a first radiation beam (27) and a...
Virtual environment navigation aid
A virtual environment browser (64) holds a number of clip-in files (70, 72, 74) defining guide characters--locally generated visual aids to navigation that...
Multi-point touch pad
A multi-point touch pad device having a base with a top surface that defines a plane. A support layer has a top surface and a bottom surface. The top surface of...
Flat panel display device for small module application
A flat panel display device for a small module application is disclosed in the present invention. The flat display device includes a DC/DC converter supplying a...
Switching device comprising local decoding means
The invention relates to a switching device comprising a plurality of inputs and outputs which are interconnected by a matrix of interconnection points for...
Reconfigurable analog cell and an arrangement comprising a plurality of
The reconfigurable analog cell according to the invention comprises admittances y.sub.ab having first terminals (a) which are coupled to first terminals SW1 of a...
Coil antenna/protection for ceramic metal halide lamps
The invention relates to improvements in high-pressure discharge lamps of the ceramic metal halide type of the Philips MasterColor series having a metal coil...
Thin film transistor having a short channel formed by using an exposure
mask with slits
A mask containing apertures therein which is used for fabricating a channel of a thin film transistor (TFT), wherein the pixel charging time for a TFT in a...
Method for operating a video game with backfeeding a video image of a
player, and a video game arranged for...
In a video gaming environment, a player is enabled to interact with the environment. Further, a score and/or performance of the player in a particular session is...
Flow distributor of an electrically heated cigarette smoking system
A heater fixture for use in an electrically heated cigarette smoking system having a source of electrical energy for heating a cigarette includes an inner wall...
Apparatus for preparing coffee
An apparatus for preparing coffee includes a holder provided with an access opening for placing a pouch filled with a product to be extracted into the holder; a...
Method for measuring a permeation rate, a test and an apparatus for
measuring and testing
A method is proposed for measuring water permeability of substrates (1). A reactive compound (Ca, Ba) which reacts with a diffusing material, e.g. water, is...
End cap for fluorescent lamp
End cap for fluorescent lamp
Gap histogram on-line randomness test
A method and apparatus for testing random numbers generated by a random-number generator in real time. A stream of random bits generated by the random-number...
Invasive device provided with a segmented electrical connection conductor
An invasive device 17, such as a catheter, is connected to a supply and control unit via a connection conductor 21 for the transfer of power supply energy and/or...
Coding and noise filtering an image sequence
The invention provides a method of and a device for coding (10*) an image sequence (g(i,j,k)). The device (10*) has a noise filter (12) for noise filtering (12)...
Method and apparatus for detecting scene changes in video using a
histogram of frame differences
The present invention is directed to method of detecting a scene change in video. The method includes a difference being calculated between consecutive frames of...
Strapdown system for three-dimensional reconstruction
The shape of a three-dimensional object is determined from uncalibrated stereo images by first determining the projection of the point on a reference plane. The...
Key exchange via a portable remote control device
The communications means that are commonly provided for the remote control of electronic components are utilized to effect an exchange of parameters to...
Method and apparatus for efficient calculating distance metric
A method and an apparatus for determining the log-likelihood ratio of a received signal. The log-likelihood ratio is determined by calculating distance between...
The present invention relates to a digital modulator (DM) and to an associated method of modulation. The digital modulator (DM) comprises a clock frequency...
Station and method for operating a CAN communication line
A CAN communication line is operated whilst detecting a ground level shift on the communication line through storing a data element indicative for the shift. In...
Low-cost high-speed multiplier/accumulator unit for decision feedback
A multiplier device for multiplying one of a discrete set of digital level values with a filter coefficient in a filter device implemented in a decision feedback...
A communications system comprises a primary station (100) and at least one secondary station (101). The primary station (100) is arranged to broadcast a series...
Network for a reconfiguration after a step-by-step repair defects
The invention relates to a packet transmission network operating according to a packet switching method, comprising a plurality of network nodes coupled via at...
RGB primary color point identification system and method
A system and method for identifying primary color chromaticity coordinates of a red, green and blue light sources includes a tristimulus filter the receives the...
Multi-domain liquid crystal display device having pixel electrodes with
electric field inducing windows
A multi-domain liquid crystal display device includes a liquid crystal layer between first and second substrates. A plurality of gate bus lines and data bus...
Light reflector and a liquid crystal display device
The invention provides a light reflector and a light-reflective liquid crystal display device with the improved image quality. A plurality of projection sets 8...
Liquid crystal display device and method of fabricating the same
A method of fabricating a liquid crystal display device includes steps of forming a first metal layer on the substrate to form a gate line including a gate...
Method and device for focusing a camera utilizing filters contained in a
This digital camera comprises a lens system (5) for focusing the image of a subject (10) on a sensitive plate (7), a control system formed, inter alia, by a...