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Input voltage sensing for a switching power converter and a triac-based
An electronic lighting system and method described herein control energy provided to an electronic lighting device, such as one or more light-emitting diodes...
Method for communicating in mobile system
The present invention relates to a method for communicating from a primary station to a plurality of secondary station, comprising the step of at the primary...
Energy harvesting device
The present invention relates to a very simple and robust wireless batteryless device (100) for harvesting energy. The actuation upon button pressure/release...
Apparatus and method for manufacturing an integrated circuit
An apparatus for manufacturing an integrated circuit having a thick film metal layer includes an applicator configured to selectively apply a paste on a...
Method and apparatus to detect and correct motion in list-mode PET data
with a gated signal
A PET scanner (20, 22, 24, 26) generates a plurality of time stamped lines of response (LORs). A motion detector (30) detects a motion state, such as motion...
Magnetic system for particle attraction in a plurality of chambers
The invention relates to a magnetic sample-processing device, particularly a sensor device (100), that comprises two electromagnets (110, 120) for generating a...
Humidity control in a pressure support system
A pressure support system configured to provide pressure support therapy includes a humidifier that holds an enhanced amount of liquid while enhancing the power...
Patient interface device with adjustable headgear and frame
A patient interface device includes a main frame and a headgear. The main frame includes a central support portion for supporting a cushion component and first...
Apparatus and method comprising adjustable stepped mouthpiece for aerosol
An apparatus (10) and method to aid in administering inhaled pharmaceutical aerosol to a patient is configured to maintain a tongue in proper position and...
Vibration-canceling secondary resonator for use in a personal care
The personal care appliance (10) comprises a handle/housing (20), a workpiece assembly (12), a motor assembly (18) which is mounted to the handle for driving...
Ultrasonic diagnostic imaging system configured by probe firmware
An ultrasonic diagnostic imaging system (50) includes analog and/or digital components which are configurable by firmware data. An ultrasound probe (10)...
Containment tubes and imaging systems employing same
An isolation system with imaging or radiation therapy capability is disclosed. At least one containment barrier (14, 15, 16, 17) defines an isolation region...
Photon counting detector
An imaging system (300) includes a detector array (314) with direct conversion detector pixels that detect radiation traversing an examination region of the...
Control of lighting devices
Presence adaptive lighting control strategies are known to be very effective in reducing energy consumption in buildings. Ultrasonic array sensors have been...
Control unit and method for lighting control
A control unit (9) for controlling luminance in a space (3), wherein the control unit is configured to estimate a three-dimensional location of at least one...
Light generating device
A light generating device (1) is provided with at least a voltage input (21) adapted for receiving a variable voltage, at least three LED circuits (10), coupled...
Interface circuit for a light source
An interface circuit is disclosed for operating a light source from an electronic fluorescent driver. In one example, the interface circuit comprises input...
System and method for controlling maximum output drive voltage of solid
state lighting device
A programmable driver for driving a solid state lighting device includes a processing circuit, a voltage feedback loop and a power stage. The processing circuit...
Collaborative recording compression technology used in CVRs
A data compression reduces redundancy over time using information from other frames and among different viewers. A personal compressed copy of content includes...
Fingerprint, apparatus, method for identifying and synchronizing video
There is provided a fingerprint (340) for a video stream (110) comprising a sequence of scenes (200a, 200b, 200c), wherein the fingerprint (340) includes...
Sensing and communication protocols for shared spectrum usage in a radio
cognitive relay system
The present invention relates to a method, an apparatus and a computer program product for sensing and communicating in transmission systems with shared...
Image generation apparatus
The invention relates to an image generation apparatus for generating an image of an object. An image providing unit (11, 16) provides a first image of the...
Adaptive calibration for tomographic imaging systems
A method comprises: acquiring imaging data using a tomographic radiological imaging apparatus (10); updating a calibration (42, 52) based on current information...
Iterative reconstruction algorithm with a constant variance based
A method includes reconstructing measured projection data using an iterative statistical reconstruction algorithm that reduces image artifact caused by...
A perfusion imaging data processor (122) includes an agent peak characteristic-time determiner (206) configured to determine two or more agent peak...
Wake-up appliance with snooze function
A wake-up appliance (100; 200; 300) comprises: an alarm device (20) generating an alarm signal; a control device (10) controlling the alarm device; at least one...
Method for making relief layer
The invention relates to a method for forming a relief layer (216) employing a stamp (206) having a stamping surface (208) including a template relief pattern....
Tile mounting for pet detectors
A nuclear scanner includes an annular support structure (32) which supports a plurality of detector modules (30). Each detector module includes a cooling and...
Dosimeter, therapeutic apparatus, and computer program product for
measuring radiation dosage to a subject...
A dosimeter measures radiation dosage to a subject during a magnetic resonance imaging guided radiation therapy session. The dosimeter includes an outer surface...
Magnetic resonance examination with instrument detection
An magnetic resonance examination system for examination of an object comprises an RF system to generate an RF transmission field and gradient system to...
General inductive handpiece for active devices
A handpiece defines a bore in which a proximal end of a catheter or other interventional instrument is received. An insulating support supports an ...
Distance estimation using split beam luminaire
The invention relates to a method for determining a distance from a sensor to a luminaire. The luminaire includes at least a first light source configured to...
Optical reactor and driving circuit for optical reactor
An optical reactor has a reactor enclosure defining a reaction chamber. In the reaction chamber, a light source operating at a very high frequency is arranged...
System and method of detecting and responding to spontaneous respiration
subsequent to a respiratory event
A pressurized flow of breathable gas is delivered to the airway of a subject in accordance with a therapy regime. Responsive to the subject resuming respiration...
Variable flow oxygen therapy
The present invention describes systems and methods to provide variable flow oxygen therapy. An exemplary embodiment of the present invention provides a method...
Incubator assembly and associated control apparatus that controls specific
An improved incubator (4) and control apparatus (16) include separate temperature and humidity control loops (36, 38) wherein a commanded temperature (44) and a...
Hair detector with multiple focal points
A hair treatment (40) device is provided comprising a light-based detector (10) for detecting a hair (22) near a skin surface (21) the detector (10) comprising...
Optical blade and hair cutting device
An optical blade and a hair cutting device is configured to cut a hair near skin of a human body part or animal body part. The optical blade maybe used in a...
Method and system for reducing localized artifacts in imaging data
A method and system for reducing localized artifacts in imaging data, such as motion artifacts and bone streak artifacts, are provided. The method includes...
Image representation supporting the accurate positioning of an
intervention device in vessel intervention...
A medical imaging device and a method for providing an image representation supporting inaccurate positioning of an intervention device in a vessel intervention...
A method includes performing a three dimensional volume scan of a region of interest located in a portion of an object or subject in an examination region,...
Method of determining distribution of a dose in a body
A method of determining a distribution of a dose in a body is presented including the steps of scanning at least one region of the body to extract image data,...
Method and device for cooking food such as rice
A device for cooking food such as rice is configured to perform a cooking process which is performed by heating the food under the influence of boiling water...
Apparatus for introducing objects into a smoking article filter
An apparatus for introducing objects into a smoking article comprises a reservoir for providing a plurality of objects to be introduced into the smoking...
Light system for emphasizing objects
Light-emitting devices (100) and methods for operating light-emitting devices are disclosed. Each of the light-emitting devices (100) comprises a plurality of...
Ultrasound transducer assembly and method of manufacturing the same
The present invention relates to an ultrasound transducer assembly (100) comprising ultrasound transducer elements (175, 175a) for transmitting ultrasound waves...