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Moist tobacco product and method of making
A portioned moist tobacco product with a super-hydrated membrane coating and method of manufacturing is disclosed. The super-hydrated membrane coating is formed...
Apparatus and method for adjusting the cognitive complexity of an
audiovisual content to a viewer attention level
To allow viewer to adapt audiovisual content to their attention level, the audiovisual signal processing arrangement (104, 106), comprising an audiovisual...
Method of controlling the program selection at the receiver of a broadcast
An interactive television application with watch lists is provided. The user may add programs such as television programs, Internet web pages, e-commerce...
Arrangement and method for detecting and/or locating a magnetic material
in a region of action
In Magnetic Particle Imaging (MPI) the reconstruction requires the knowledge of a so called system function. This function describes the relation between...
Imaging based virus detection
A method for detecting a virus in a patient based on imaging data includes scanning a region of interest of the patient with an imaging device and generating...
Low dose CT denoising
A system includes a source that rotates about an examination region and emits radiation that traverses the examination region, a radiation sensitive detector...
Under-sampled, multi-energy computed tomography (CT) data acquisition data
A method includes extracting a fully sampled fixed kVp sinogram for a pre-determined kVp of interest from an under-sampled mixed kVp sinogram generated from a...
Device and user authentication
A method of authenticating a device and a user comprises obtaining a device ID for the device, performing a biometric measurement of the user, obtaining helper...
Light source, use of a driver and method for driving
The invention relates to solid state light source, a use of a driver circuit for driving a light emitting element (150) of a solid state light source, a method...
Generating composite medical images
The invention relates to generating a composite medical image combining at least first and second image data. Particularly, the invention relates to a medical...
Large area thin film circuits employing current driven, illumination
A thin film circuit comprises a plurality of thin film transistors, wherein the output response of the circuit is dependent on at least first (36) and second...
System and method for emitting infrared radiation using reflected
radiation to enhance emission efficiency
A source assembly (48) configured to generate infrared electromagnetic radiation includes an emitter (60) that emits electromagnetic radiation over an emission...
Method and apparatus for testing luminescent films
A structure for testing a luminescent film includes a Lambertian light source, an integrating sphere having an input port, and a measuring device. The...
Glass package for sealing a device, and system comprising glass package
The invention relates to a glass package (100) for sealing a device (120), to a system (110) comprising the glass package, a light source (210), a luminaire...
Method of differentially diagnosing different types of dementia
The present invention relates to a method of differentially diagnosing different types of dementia. In particular, the method relates to the use of specific...
The present invention is directed to an epilating apparatus (10) comprising a first disc assembly (12) arranged in a first row (14) and at least a second disc...
LED light emitting group
A LED light emitting group (1) apt to produce an outgoing light beam having its own optical axis (8) is equipped with a plurality of LEDs (18), distributed on a...
Retro-fit luminaire assembly
A method of retro-fitting an existing luminaire housing comprises the steps of removing lighting components from the existing housing, fastening a first...
Oral pouch product with multi-layered pouch wrapper
An oral pouch product includes a dual layer pouch wrapper and an inner botanical filling material contained within the pouch wrapper. The pouch wrapper includes...
System and respiration appliance for supporting the airway of a subject
A respiration appliance (10), system (40), and method (62, 72, 86) for supporting the airway of a subject (12) as the subject (12) breaths. The flow of gas from...
Cushion for a patient interface assembly
Method and device for driving a lamp
A method for driving a lamp (2) comprises the steps of: generating a lamp current (I.sub.CONST) having a constant magnitude; defining a commutation period...
Sparse data reconstruction for gated X-ray CT imaging
When imaging a compact structure, such as a calcium deposit in a patient's heart, a slow scan (e.g., less than approximately 6 rpm) CT data acquisition is...
Motion visualisation in angiographic images
A method and an apparatus for motion visualization of a moving object in angiographic images are described. In a preferred embodiment of the method, first a...
Apparatus and method for hybrid reconstruction of an object from
The invention relates to an imaging apparatus for imaging an object of interest. An analytical reconstruction unit (12) analytically reconstructs an analytical...
Formation of a time-varying signal representative of at least variations
in a value based on pixel values
A method of forming a time-varying signal representative of at test variations in a value based on pixel values from a sequence of images, the signal...
Pre-scan imaging with rotating gantry
A method includes identifying at least first and second angles of rotation of the rotating gantry at which first and second pre-scans are acquired, wherein the...
MAC protocol for multi-channel wireless networks
A distributed coordination of a wireless network operating on different channels is provided by dispatching a device on each `home` channel to regularly visit...
ARQ system with status and packet acknowledgement
A communication system comprises a downlink indicator channel (DL.sub.1) for the transmission of a indicator signal (302) indicating that a data packet (202) is...
Audio source localization
An audio source localization apparatus receives signals from a microphone array (101), and a reference processor (105) generates at least three reference beams...
Input device with rotary wheel
An input device for an electronic apparatus including a printed circuit board with an opening in which a rotary wheel module is mounted. The construction...
Programming of a universal remote control device
A universal remote control device (10) is programmed by determining layout properties of an existing remote control device (12) that must be replaced by the...
Method and apparatus for controlling an illumination system in a
temperature controlled environment
The present invention relates to a method for controlling the illumination system in a temperature controlled environment, and to a control system for a...
White emitting light source and luminescent material
The invention relates to a white emitting light source with an improved luminescent material of the formula (AEN2/3)*b (MN)*c (SiN4/3)*d1 CeO3/2*d2 EuO*x SiO2*y...
Method for determining the amount of magnetically labeled troponin
The invention relates to a method and a device (100) for determining the amount of a target component (2) in a sample, wherein magnetic particles (2) can bind...
Microbubble generating technique for phase aberration correction
Method and system for ultrasound imaging of body tissue in which a focused ultrasound (FUS) transducer (20) is oriented relative to the body such that...
System and method for airway manipulation
Methods and devices are disclosed for manipulating the airway, such as to treat obstructive sleep apnea. An implant is positioned within the body with respect...
Hidden user interface panel for personal care appliances and method of
A power toothbrush appliance (10) which includes a user interface assembly (24) having a hidden interface panel (26) and a method of making same, the appliance...
Frame for a patient interface assembly
Facial cleansing brush