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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...
Method and apparatus for providing a visual representation of sleep
quality based on ECG signals
A method of providing a graphical representation of sleep quality includes obtaining ECG data for a patient, obtaining a plurality of N-intervals from the ECG...
Beverage producing device with a dual-position water container
The beverage producing device comprises a housing (3) and a removable water container (9) which is designed to be connected to the outside of said housing (3)...
Programmable lighting device and method and system for programming
A programmable lighting device includes a power stage, a controller, a nonvolatile memory and a near field communication device. The power stage is configured...
Device for generating light with a variable color
An illumination system and method is disclosed. In one example, the illumination system comprises a lamp assembly for generating color-variable light, a...
Lighting system having a controller that contributes to a selected light
scene, and a method for controlling...
A lighting system comprising light sources for illuminating an area and a control unit adapted to control the light sources. The control unit has a user...
Driver device and driving method for driving a load, in particular an LED
The present invention relates to a driver device for driving a load, in particular an LED unit having one or more LEDs, comprising input terminals for receiving...
Method for communicating in a network, radio stations and a system for
allocating uplink resource
A primary station and at least one secondary station communicate on a downlink control channel in a network, wherein the primary station transmits an indication...
Efficient proxy table management in communication networks
The present invention relates to several techniques for managing the contents of proxy tables in ways that optimize performance, latency, and reliability for...
Controller for power line coding and power line coding method
A controller provides amplitude modulated power line coding of an output voltage waveform. A transformer has a first winding connected in series with the...
Converter for supplying pulsed power to light source
Converters (1) for supplying pulsed power to light sources (8) comprise switching parts (2) and controlling parts (3) for adapting switching parameters of the...
White emitting light source and luminescent material
The invention relates to a white emitting light source with an improved luminescent material of the formula ...
LED based device with wide color gamut
The invention provides a lighting unit comprising a source of blue light, a source of green light, a first source of red light comprising a first red...
Illumination system, luminaire, collimator, and display device
The invention relates to an illumination system (10), a luminaire (102), a collimator (30), and a display device (200). The illumination system according to the...
Solar-powered lighting arrangement
A solar powered lighting arrangement (1), comprising a solar cell (2); a light source (8) adapted to be at least partly powered by electrical power derived from...