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Adjustable illumination devices
To improve the illumination efficiency of hand-held illumination devices, this invention proposes a new illumination device having the "rolling" function, which...
Coated narrow band red-emitting fluorosilicates for semiconductor LEDS
The invention provides a lighting unit comprising a light source, configured to generate light source light and a particulate luminescent material, configured...
Cleaning device for cleaning the air-ionizing part of an electrode
The present invention provides a cleaning device (1) for cleaning the air-ionizing part (4) of an electrode (3), said device comprising a cleaning member (5)...
Control device, wearable device and lighting system for light therapy
The control device for controlling a therapy light source including an input for receiving information on an intensity and/or amount of light a person has been...
System and method for a wakeful sleep detection alarm
The present disclosure pertains to waking a subject from a period of wakeful sleep by modulation of a flow of breathable gas being delivered to the airway of...
Modular patient interface device with chamber and nasal pillows assembly
A patient interface device (8) includes a cushion member (10), a frame member (16), and nasal pillows (18,20). A first side (12) of the cushion member forms a...
Device and method for determining actual tissue layer boundaries of a body
The present invention relates to a device (8) for determining tissue layer boundaries of a body (14), comprising a probe (10) for acquiring (S12) two or more...
Excitation schemes for low-cost transducer arrays
A device images time-wise in parallel using transducer elements of a group. The elements are of a current group and imaging is time-wise sequential by group....
Beverage producing unit and machine
A beverage producing unit includes an infusion chamber with a first infusion chamber portion forming a receptacle for receiving a beverage preparing product and...
Combustible heat source for a smoking article
A combustible heat source (4) for a smoking article (2) comprises carbon and at least one ignition aid, wherein the ignition aid is present in an amount of at...
Methods for selecting and controlling devices
A method of selecting and controlling devices based on wireless communication technology. The wireless controller sends a probe message to one or more devices;...
Lighting configuration apparatus and methods utilizing distance sensors
Disclosed are methods and apparatus for lighting configuration, contemplating analysis of a plurality of distance values from a plurality of distance sensors...
Method for allocating resources
The present invention relates to a method for allocating resources to a plurality of secondary stations for enabling communication between a primary station and...
Method and apparatus for user-configurable control of wireless docking
between a portable device and a docking...
Configurability and controllability over the initiation of automatic docking for a portable device seeking to dock wirelessly with a docking station in a...
Determining a polar error signal of a focus position of an autofocus
An autofocus imaging system for a microscope system includes a tilted autofocus image sensor that images an oblique cross-section of a slide. The autofocus...
Optimizing physiologic monitoring based on available but variable signal
When transmitting patient data over a hospital network, data types are prioritized into a data type hierarchy (26) that is employed to rank data types in order...
System and method for improved frequency/phase error tracking in
high-speed high-frequency communication
A single carrier modulation scheme suitable for use in high frequency communication systems is provided that achieves improved residual frequency error and...
Utilizing secondary-side conduction time parameters of a switching power
converter to provide energy to a load
A power distribution system includes controller of a switching power converter to control the switching power converter and determine one or more switching...
Light emitting die component formed by multilayer structures
The present invention relates to a light emitting die component formed by multilayer structures. The light emitting die component comprises a semiconductor...
Side interconnect for light emitting device
Embodiments of the invention include a semiconductor structure including a light emitting layer disposed between an n-type region and a p-type region. A metal...
Electrical gas-discharge lamp with discharge-coupled active antenna
The present invention relates to an electrical gas-discharge lamp comprising an inner bulb (1) arranged within an outer bulb (2), said inner bulb (1) being...
Universal AED training adapter
A training adapter (28) for an automated external defibrillator (AED) (10) which provides for safe training use of any AED. The training adapter includes a...
Interactive method of locating a mirror line for use in determining
asymmetry of an image
A method and apparatus are provided for locating a mirror line for conducting a mirror analysis of an image by reflecting extracted image content from a portion...
Eliminating motion effects in medical images caused by physiological
Ultrasonic imaging methods are described for eliminating the effects of physiological motion such as respiratory motion from image data of a sequence of images...
A medical imaging system includes a view transformation component (210) and a segment combiner (212). The transformation component (210) transforms projection...
MR imaging using a multi-point dixon technique
At least a portion of a body (10) of a patient is positioned in an examination volume of a MR device (1). The portion of the body (10) is subject to a...
MR imaging using a multi-point dixon technique
At least a portion of a body (10) of a patient positioned in an examination volume of a MR device (1). A portion of the body (10) is subject to a calibration...
Helium vapor magnetic resonance magnet
A magnetic resonance magnet assembly 20 has a coil form 70 shaped as a hollow cylinder. At least two thermally conductive sheets 60 are disposed ...
Method of characterizing
The invention relates to a method of characterizing the RF transmit chain of a magnetic resonance imaging scanner (1) using a local transmit/receive coil system...
Device and methods for detecting analytes in saliva
The invention provides a device for detecting drugs of abuse or other compounds in saliva. The invention thus provides a device for detecting the presence of...
Illumination sensor for distinguishing between different contributions to
a sensed light level
An apparatus comprises a first light sensor configured with a first field of view; and a second light sensor configured with a second, narrower field of view...
Device comprising light source and light blocker
Devices (100) comprise light sources (1) for producing light into directional ranges (70) and light blockers (10) for blocking the light in parts (71) of the...
Drive coupling for high-speed rotating brush
Drive coupling assembly (50) for a high-speed rotating brush, comprising:--a coupling head (100) having a coupling head rotation axis (L.sub.ch) and including...
Detection system using photo-sensors
The present invention relates to system for determining a movement of a control device and a system for detecting drowsiness of a driver of a vehicle, as well...
Printing apparatus and method for controlling a printing apparatus
The invention relates to a laser based printing apparatus (100) using laser light sources (111, 112, 113, 402, 404, 406, 604, 606, 808, 810) for supplying...
Patient interface device with nose bridge adjustment
A patient interface device includes a bladder assembly having a headgear bladder member, a nose bridge bladder member, and a connecting tube member provided...
Nebulizer, a control unit for controlling the same, a nebulizing element
and a method of operating a nebulizer
There is provided a control unit for controlling the operation of a nebulizer, the nebulizer comprising a reservoir chamber for storing a liquid to be...
Monitoring of infants in an incubator may use cameras to measure vital signs and other medical parameters, including oxygen saturation of arterial blood....
System and method for detecting valid breaths from a capnometry signal
Based on a capnometry signal, one or more breathing parameters of a subject are determined that require valid breaths by the subject to be distinguished from...
Nozzle for a vacuum cleaner
The present application relates to a nozzle for a vacuum cleaner. The nozzle comprises a body (2) and a base (3). The base (3) has a longitudinal axis, and at...
Intelligent lighting network for generating light avatars
Disclosed is an intelligent lighting network for facilitating operation of a lighting system including at least one controllable light source and configured to...
Method and apparatus for detecting and correcting improper dimmer
A method is provided for detecting and correcting improper operation of a lighting system including a solid state lighting load. The method includes detecting...
LED lighting system with accurate current control
A light emitting diode (LED) lighting system and method are disclosed. The LED lighting system and method include an LED controller to accurately control a...
Magnetic diagnostic probe connector system
A magnetic connection system suitable for use with a wireless ultrasound probe which utilizes a plurality of magnets to facilitate coupling between said probe...
Method of continuous prediction of patient severity of illness, mortality,
and length of stay
A method for predicting a patient's outcome variable, such as a probability of mortality/recovery, includes accessing at least one of a plurality past patients'...
Magnetic resonance examination system with preferred settings based on
A magnetic resonance imaging scan using a MR scanner receives via a user interface a MR imaging protocol categorizable into a MR scan type of a predefined set...
Manufacturing method of an apparatus for the processing of single
The invention relates to a method for manufacturing an apparatus for the processing of single molecules. According to this method, a self-assembling resist...
Hand-held steamer head
The present application relates to a hand-held steamer head. The steamer head (21) comprises a handle (3) and a soleplate (2) through which steam is ejected...
System and method for the detection of abnormalities in a biological
A method or system detects abnormalities in a biological sample cells. The method or system performs at least the following steps, or is capable to carry out at...
Chest following algorithm for automated CPR device
A method for automated CPR includes controlling a position of a compression element during movement of the compression element from an initial starting position...