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Method and apparatus for editing a program on an optical disc
The present invention provides a method and apparatus for editing a program on a re-writable compact disc. The method comprises the steps of acquiring the...
Automatic point-wise validation of respiratory motion estimation
A system for validating motion estimation comprising a field unit (110) for obtaining a deformation vector field (DVF) estimating the motion by transforming a...
A wave guide that can be deformed into a required shape and fixed in that shape by polymerization of the material. The wave guide substrate comprises a flexible...
Coronary magnetic resonance angiography with signal separation for water
The invention relates to a method of performing coronary magnetic resonance angiography with signal separation for water and fat, the method comprising:...
Arrangement for spot illumination
There is provided an arrangement for spot illumination (14). The arrangement provides an improved collimation and color mixing unit comprising a LED array (1),...
Luminaire having a set of lamellae
A luminaire comprising lamellae holding means, a light source, and a set of lamellae comprising a plurality of (inclined) lamellae. The set of lamellae extends...
External defibrillator with shock activated by cessation of precordial
A defibrillator having a pair of electrodes for delivering an artifact-compensated defibrillation shock and a method thereof is provided. The defibrillator can...
Patient interface device storage system
A patient interface device storage system includes a patient interface device structured to deliver a flow of breathing gas to a patient, the patient interface...
Breast density assessment
The present invention relates to mammography. To provide breast density assessment with improved accuracy in the results, a method (100) is proposed for...
Apparatus to measure the instantaneous patients' acuity value
In a patient monitoring system (10), shorter interval physiological parameters and longer interval clinical data are collected from a monitored patient (12). A...
Method and compositions for producing hydrogel capsules coated for low
permeability and physical integrity
Methods and compositions for producing hydrogel capsules enveloped with at least one coating layer is disclosed. The coating formulations deposited on the...
Production of coated tobacco particles suitable for usage in a smokeless
A process for preparing coated particles of a plant material includes: (a) combining plant material particles and a protein in a liquid medium, wherein the...
Dissolvable films impregnated with encapsulated tobacco, tea, coffee,
botanicals, and flavors for oral products
A process for preparing an orally-enjoyable film of encapsulated plant material includes combining particles of finely divided plant material, a first coating...
Pusher for blender
Facial cleansing apparatus
Method and system for automatically verifying the possibility of rendering
a lighting atmosphere from an...
The invention relates to automatically verifying the possibility of rendering a lighting atmosphere from an abstract description, for example from a lighting...
An illumination device (1) comprises: at least one low-power light source (50); a power input stage (20) suitable for receiving AC low voltage from an...
Method for communicating in a mobile network implementing discontinuous
The present invention relates to a method for operating a network comprising a primary station communicating with a plurality of secondary stations, the method...
Selecting viewpoints for generating additional views in 3D video
A method of encoding a video data signal (15) is provided, the method comprising providing at least a first image (21) of a scene (100) as seen from a first...
Audio noise cancelling
A noise canceling system comprises a microphone (103) for generating a captured signal representing sound in an audio environment and a sound transducer (101)...
Imaging procedure planning
A method includes generating with a processor (122) a three-dimensional subject specific model of structure of interest of a subject to be scanned based on a...
Dual-energy tomographic imaging system
The invention relates to an imaging system (30) for imaging an object. A projection data providing unit (31) provides acquired spectral projection data of an...
Method and system for characterizing and visualizing electromagnetic
A calibration/surgical tool includes an electromagnetic sensor array of two or more electromagnetic sensors in a known geometrical configuration. ...
Power converter device for driving solid state lighting load
A power converter device for converting power from a mains power supply (201) to power a solid state lighting load (280) includes a converter (230) and a...
Integral troffer motion detector
A sensor system (20) electrically connected to and controlling at least one recessed luminaire (30). The sensor system housing (22) is externally connected to...
Apparatus and method for producing customised containers of cigarettes
Cigarettes are stored in one or more reservoirs at a customer location. A computer receives customer orders and transmits them to a dispenser. Upon receipt of a...
Heating system and method of heating a body of a preform
The invention describes a heating system (13) for heating a body (1) of a preform having a material thickness bounded by a first surface (2) and a second...
Stabilized magnetic force devices, systems and methods
Devices, systems, and methods employ at least one ferromagnetic structure sized and configured for placement in a tissue region. A component is attached to the...
Interface device, imaging system and method for rim-imaging
The invention relates to imaging systems in which during imaging of an object a matching medium is used to match the object to its surroundings. An interface...
Imaging system subject support motion algorithm(s)
An imaging system (400) includes a subject support (412) configured to carry a subject being imaged in an examination region of the imaging system and a subject...
Multi-cardiac sound gated imaging and post-processing of imaging data
based on cardiac sound
A method image includes determining an end systolic imaging trigger, acquiring cardiac imaging data including first imaging data corresponding to a first...
Food processor comprising a weighing device
A food processor device for processing foodstuff includes a housing and a food processing container for holding foodstuff during processing. The food processing...
Banded papers, smoking articles and methods
Wrapper for cigarette manufacture includes transversely extending band regions applied by a printing technique, such as gravure printing. The band regions...
LED module for road lighting
Transesophageal and transnasal, transesophageal ultrasound imaging systems
A semi-invasive ultrasound imaging system for imaging biological tissue includes a transesophageal probe or a transnasal, transesophageal probe connected to a...
Spot mode operation for a discharge lamp
A lighting device and a method for operating a discharge lamp are described. In one embodiment, the discharge lamp comprises a sealed discharge vessel and two...
Method of driving a gas-discharge lamp
The invention describes a method of driving a gas-discharge lamp (1) according to conditions in a specific region (R) of the lamp (1), which gas-discharge lamp...
Configuration unit and method for configuring a presence detection sensor
A configuration unit (1) and a method for configuring a sensor (2) comprising a transmitter (4) and a plurality of receivers (6) are provided. The configuration...
Method for adjusting a color point of light emitted from an organic light
emitting diode OLED
The present invention relates to a method for adjusting a color point (507, 509, 511) of light emitted (111) from an organic light emitting diode OLED (107) by...
The invention provides a light-emitting arrangement (100, 200, 300), comprising: a light source (101, 201, 301) adapted to emit light of a first wavelength; a...
Method and apparatus for multi-carrier allocation
In order to improve efficiency for sub-carrier allocation in a TDM multi-carrier system, the invention provides a novel frame structure and corresponding method...
A voltage multiplier 10 comprises a series of multiplier stages 12a, 12b, 12c, 12d. Each multiplier stage, for example 12b, comprises a first input 16b, a...