Short range communication system
Short range communication systems and techniques are described. In an implementation an interrogator held near a person interrogates multiple transponders and...
Distributed software controlled theft detection
This invention provides the framework of a security system that is property specific as well as area specific. The invention includes a distributed software...
System for providing personalized services
A system comprises an apparatus which is capable of personalizing its behavior in accordance with a user profile, and a gatekeeper device which comprises control...
Cooling of a MRI system
A magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) system having an open superconducting magnet system (1) includes a number of horizontally oriented superconducting coils...
Method of manufacturing a semiconductor device comprising a non-volatile
memory with memory cells
A method of manufacturing a semiconductor device comprising a non-volatile memory with memory cells (Mij) including a select transistor (T1) with a select gate...
Contrast-agent enhanced color-flow imaging
Systems and methods for enhanced color-flow imaging of contrast-agent perfused blood vessels and other tissues within a patient's body are disclosed. The method...
Automatic system for monitoring person requiring care and his/her caretaker
A monitoring system for an infant, child, invalid, or other person requiring care uses computer vision and hearing, and inputs of other modalities, to analyze...
Telemetry system with transmitter holding position assignment
Disclosed is a telemetry system (10) with a receiver unit (50) and a plurality of transmitters (20-40), each adapted for providing a wireless communicating with...
Computer-aided method of transmitting teaching materials
The invention relates to a method of transmitting teaching materials by means of an electronic data network, wherein a person to be taught is first shown the...
Image processing method, system and examination apparatus for extracting a
threadlike structure in a noisy...
An image processing method for extracting a thread-like structure (GW) represented on the background in a digital noisy original image (IM1), comprising steps of...
Method and apparatus for improved X-ray device image quality
An X-ray device and method of improving the quality of an image formed by an X-ray device are provided. The X-ray device comprises a source emitting a beam of...
Method and device for scalable video transcoding
The invention relates to a scalable video transcoding method for transcoding an input video signal (103) coded according to MPEG-2 video standard, resulting in...
Communication network having minimized roundtrip contention delay
A communication network comprises a head-end and a plurality of network terminations coupled thereto through a shared communication channel, which is accessed by...
Increasing link capacity via concurrent transmissions in centralized
A system and method for providing concurrent transmission in a wireless Local Area Network (WLAN) are provided. The WLAN includes a plurality of stations for...
Method and device for recording information in units
A method and device for recording information signals on a partly recorded writable record carrier (11), e.g., an optical disc. An information signal represents...
Liquid crystal display device and method thereof
An LCD method of fabricating an LCD includes first and second substrates each comprising a dummy region and an active region, a main sealant pattern arranged...
Liquid crystal display device with black film and method of fabricating the
A liquid crystal display device with a black film for reducing bright lines, light leakage and line cloak. The liquid crystal display device has a liquid crystal...
Backlight unit, liquid crystal display module using the same, and method of
selecting viewing angle using the same
A backlight unit includes a light guide plate, at least two lamps arranged along a side of the light guide plate for irradiating light onto the light guide...
Circuit and method for addressing multiple rows of a display in a single
A row addressing circuit and method for addressing multiple rows of a visual display in a single cycle. The circuit comprises: a decoder coupled to a plurality...
Active matrix organic electroluminescent display and fabricating method
An active matrix organic electroluminescent display device includes a first substrate and a second substrate facing and spaced apart from each other, a thin film...
Method and device for the generation of far ultraviolet or soft x-ray
In a method for generating extreme ultraviolet radiation or soft x-ray radiation by means of gas discharge, in particular, for EUV lithography, a discharge...
Iron and sole plate for an iron
Disclosed is an iron, comprising an aluminum sole plate which is provided with a coating which is provided by means of a sol-gel process and wherein an...
Charging stand for an electric toothbrush
Script embedded in electronic documents as invisible encoding
Documents that contain content information and script information that controls user-interactivity with the document are encoded as a content section that is...
Method and apparatus for streaming XML content
A method and apparatus are disclosed for streaming XML content in a manner that allows the receiver to decode the XML data that is actually received, even if an...
Self-organizing feature map with improved performance by non-monotonic
variation of the learning rate
The learning rate used for updating the weights of a self-ordering feature map is determined by a process that injects some type of perturbation into the value...
Numbering of video objects and cells
A method of recording an encoded bit stream, said encoded bit stream representing a plurality of video objects comprising a sequence of cells together...
Cellular radio communication system
A cellular radio communication system operating in accordance with a time division multiple access protocol assigns different fractional loading factors to...
Remote camera control device
A camera system comprising a camera, a monitor, an image detector, a touch screen, and a remote control. The monitor displays a field of view of a lens of the...
N-view synthesis from monocular video of certain broadcast and stored mass
A monocular input image is transformed to give it an enhanced three dimensional appearance by creating at least two output images. Foreground and background...
Ballasting circuit for optimizing the current in the take-over/warm-up
The invention relates to a ballast arrangement for igniting and operating a discharge lamp. The lamp is connected in a commutating bridge in series with an...
Top gate thin-film transistor and method of producing the same
A method of producing a top gate thin-film transistor comprises the steps of forming doped silicon source and drain regions (6a,8a) on an insulating substrate...
An electrical cable of all textile construction includes a first conductor of conductive textile material, a first insulator of braided insulating textile...
Method of fabricating organic electroluminescence display device
A method of fabricating an organic electroluminescence display device includes the steps of forming a hole injection layer on a substrate; positioning a mold...
Lighting device with point-shaped light sources
A lighting device is described which comprises a light emission surface (11) and a plurality of substantially point-shaped light sources (21) such as, for...
Combined stand and charging unit for shavers
Conditional access system for controlling the access to a data content
A conditional access system for controlling the access of receivers of end-users to data transmitted from a data content source in an uplink system. The uplink...
Method for dynamic loaning in rate monotonic real-time systems
A method and apparatus are disclosed for sharing execution capacity among tasks executing in a real-time computing system. The present invention extends RMA...
Data processing unit with access to the memory of another data processing
unit during standby
In a reduced power mode a first data processing unit forming part of a data processing system offers a second data processing unit access to its associated...
Reconfigurable digital filter having multiple filtering modes
A hardware-configurable digital filter is adaptable for providing multiple filtering modes. In one embodiment, the digital filter includes a register-based array...
Method and apparatus for preventing noise from influencing a random number
generator based on flip-flop...
A method and apparatus are disclosed for preventing noise from influencing a random number generator that is based on the meta-stable behavior of flip-flops....
Storing data items on a data carrier
The invention provides storing data items on a data carrier provided with a file system using sectors, wherein a data file is provided representing a data item,...
Speechdriven setting of a language of interaction
A voice controlled electronic device includes a controller (12, 13, 14) for initiating individual functions of the electronic device. The controller also...
Method of, and signalling system for, transferring data
A method of transferring data signals between a primary station (10) and secondary stations (SL1 to SL5) of a master/slave radio network, comprises the primary...
Electronic equipment comprising a retractable screen
An electronic equipment includes a housing which is formed by two housing parts of which one is integral with a retractable screen which may take up a...
Segmentation of digital images
A method for segmenting a digital image composed of pixels, including determining hard border fragments in the digital image by means of an edge detection...
Dynamic detector interlacing for computed tomography
A data acquisition system (DAS) (30) for a computed tomography (CT) scanner (12) includes a two-dimensional array (32) of detectors (34) which is arranged to...
An arrangement for selecting the largest of a plurality of input currents (pma (k-1), pmb (k-1)) and adding a further current (Ibmk) to the selected current, the...