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US-6,996,524 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...
US-6,996,279 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...
US-6,996,204 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...
US-6,996,177 Motion estimation
In a motion vector estimation method, a block-based motion vector estimation process (BME) that involves comparing a plurality of candidate vectors is carried...
US-6,996,175 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...
US-6,996,115 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...
US-6,996,106 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...
US-6,995,886 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...
US-6,995,759 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...
US-6,995,752 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...
US-6,995,742 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...
US-6,995,656 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...
US-6,995,608 Reconfigurable analog cell and an arrangement comprising a plurality of such cell
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...
US-6,995,513 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...
US-6,995,047 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...
US-6,994,626 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...
US-6,994,096 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...
US-6,994,015 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...
US-6,993,956 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...
US-D514,516 End cap for fluorescent lamp
US-D514,515 End cap for fluorescent lamp
US-6,993,543 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...
US-6,993,373 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...
US-6,993,195 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)...
US-6,993,182 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...
US-6,993,179 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...
US-6,993,134 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...
US-6,993,098 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...
US-6,993,089 Digital modulator
The present invention relates to a digital modulator (DM) and to an associated method of modulation. The digital modulator (DM) comprises a clock frequency...
US-6,993,082 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...
US-6,993,071 Low-cost high-speed multiplier/accumulator unit for decision feedback equalizers
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...
US-6,993,049 Communication system
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...
US-6,992,976 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...
US-6,992,803 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...
US-6,992,742 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...
US-6,992,739 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...
US-6,992,732 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...
US-6,992,719 Method and device for focusing a camera utilizing filters contained in a processor
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...
US-6,992,697 Method and apparatus to measure video quality on any display device with any image size starting from a know...
A method of measuring the video quality on display devices of differing types and/or sizes based on a known display type and size, said method includes the steps...
US-6,992,584 Mobile device comprising a GPS receiver
A mobile device (MS) is disclosed comprising a GPS receiver (14) and an audible alarm (13, 15) configured to sound, during operation of the GPS receiver, in...
US-6,992,565 Electronic communications system
An electronic communication system for a vehicle, including a base station which is accommodated in the vehicle and at least one portable data carrier which is...
US-6,992,558 Electric ballast
An electric ballast 1 is provided with an electric coil with windings having a width d which are wound on a synthetic resin coil base 10 comprising a box-like...
US-6,992,430 Electric discharge lamp
An electric discharge lamp comprising: a light-transmissive ceramic lamp vessel (1); a first and a second current conductor (2,3) entering the lamp vessel (1),...
US-6,992,364 Array substrate for use in LCD device and method of fabricating same
A TFT array substrate has a PAI pattern, and the PAI pattern has an over-etched portion of the pure amorphous silicon layer. This over-etched portion prevents a...
US-6,991,982 Method of manufacturing a semiconductor non-volatile memory
A method of manufacturing a semiconductor device comprising a non-volatile memory with memory transistors and selection transistors. In this method a...
US-6,991,699 LCD bonding machine and method for fabricating LCD by using the same
A bonding machine for fabricating an liquid crystal display (LCD) panel to which a liquid crystal dropping method been performed includes a bonding chamber of a...
US-D514,257 Nose, ear, eyebrow trimmer
US-D514,256 Beard and moustache trimmer
US-D514,255 Beard trimmer
US-D514,083 MP3 solid state player with tuner
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