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A system includes an insufflator (120) and an imaging system (100). The imaging system (100) includes a console (118). The console (118) and the insufflator...
Contour delineation for radiation therapy planning with real-time contour
segment impact rendering
A contouring module (22, 24) iteratively adjusts contours delineating a radiation target region and risk regions in a planning image. An intensity modulation...
Diagnosing and resolving wireless network malfunctions
A preconditioned air unit (10) for supplying preconditioned air to an aircraft parked on the ground, the preconditioned air unit comprising a main unit with a...
Curved planar reformation
Curved Planar Reformation (CPR), producing a Curved Planar Reformat, is a technique to provide a representation of an anatomical structure which is curved...
High intensity gas-discharge lamp
The invention describes a high intensity gas-discharge lamp (1) comprising a discharge vessel (5, 5') enclosing a fill gas in a discharge chamber (2) and...
Direct conversion X-ray detector
The invention relates to a radiation detector (100) comprising a converter element (102) for converting incident high-energy radiation (X) into charge signals....
Backboard for an automated CPR system
A backboard for an automated cardio pulmonary resuscitation system, said backboard comprising a board element, the board element defining a plane and having a...
Method of enabling a user to select one or more items from a collection of
The method of the invention enables a user to select one or more items from a collection of items, said collection of items being organized in a hierarchy. The...
Secure indirect addressing
An efficient solution for secure implementation of indirect addressing (IA) is described. IA may be used, for example, in networks of which the routing...
Image-based biopsy guidance method
When performing image-guided biopsy of an anatomical structure in a patient, a target anatomical patient region containing biopsy target is imaged using both...
Methods and systems for extending range and adjusting bandwidth for
A Communications base-station configured to operate as a hub in a wireless network and provide communication services to a set of remote customer devices using...
Encoding a signal into a scalable bitstream and decoding such bitstream
The invention relates to a bit-plane coding method of signals, for example, an image or video signal in the DCT transform domain. The bit planes of the DCT...
Region-competitive deformable mesh adaptation
An image segmentation method segments a plurality of image features in an image. The plurality of image features are segmented non-simultaneously in succession....
Associating acquired images with objects
A system for associating acquired images with objects is disclosed. It comprises an image selector (1) for selecting a stored image from a database (5)...
Efficient user interaction with polygonal meshes for medical image
An apparatus for delineating a structure of interest includes: a plane selection interface for selecting a contouring plane of selectable orientation in a...
Caliper for measuring objects in an image
The invention relates to a system (300) for performing and visualizing a measurement of an object viewed in an image computed from image data, the system...
Method and apparatus featuring simple click style interactions according
to a clinical task workflow
A computer-aided method (30) comprises alternating between one or more of (i) navigational tasks and (ii) measuring, qualification, and quantification tasks of...
Controller for a headphone arrangement
A controller for a headphone arrangement (101) comprises a drive circuit (203) which generates a signal for an earphone (105) from an audio signal. The drive...
Rotary-anode X-ray tube with reduced radial sealing
The invention relates to a rotary-anode X-ray tube which includes a sleeve bearing having an axial bearing section and a radial bearing section. Furthermore,...
Power supply unit for an X-ray tube
A power supply unit for an X-ray radiation source (10) comprises a high voltage generator (4) for providing a basic current for the operation of an X-ray tube...
Method and device for detecting motion
A method for detecting motion direction of an object (4) comprises the steps of: laser output light (L1) is generated, using a semiconductor laser (2) having...
Method and system for producing a virtual output image from data obtained
by an array of image capturing devices
A system for output of virtual output images includes an array of image capturing devices for providing image data. This image data is processed by convolving...
Multi-layer horizontal computed tomography (CT) detector array with at
least one thin photosensor array layer...
An imaging system (100) includes a radiation sensitive detector array (110). The detector array includes at least two scintillator array layers (116). The...
Gantry-free spect system
A gantry free nuclear imaging system (10) images a region of interest (ROI) (16). The system (10) includes one or more radiation detectors (20) generating...
Optimized scintilator crystals for PET
When employing specular reflective material in a scintillator crystal array, light trapping in the crystal due to repetitive internal reflection is mitigated by...
Controlling pit formation in a III-nitride device
A device includes a semiconductor structure comprising a III-nitride light emitting layer disposed between an n-type region and a p-type region and a plurality...
Method for forming a smoking article capable of delivering flavorant to
mainstream smoke when ignited during...
Delivery of additives in a smoking article is provided through thermally degradable, robust immobilized additive inserts. Additives can be immobilized in an...
Unit for pumping air containing particles and separating the particles
from the air
A unit (2) for pumping air containing particles (5) and separating the particles (5) from the air comprises a housing (10) having a space (20) for receiving and...
Fall detection and/or prevention systems
There is provided a fall detection and/or prevention system, comprising one or more sensors for detecting characteristics of movement of a user of the fall...
Capacitive sensing and communicating
The invention relates to a device being placeable on or close to a human or animal body, wherein the device comprises a sensing unit configured to capacitively...
Capsule camera with variable illumination of the surrounding tissue
The invention relates to an ingestible capsule and method for in vivo imaging and/or treatment of one or more diseased areas of interest within the...
Rotating ring apparatus
The present invention relates to a rotating ring apparatus comprising: --a stationary ring (1), --a rotating ring (2) for rotation around a central region (3),...
Smoking article with flavor delivery system
A flavor delivery release system for a cigarette or cigarette package. The system includes a cigarette, at least one capsule containing a flavorant, the capsule...
Coil packaging for smokeless tobacco
A pocket sized dispenser houses in coiled form a flexible strip of portions of smokeless tobacco sized for placement between a consumer's cheek and gum, where...
Shaver having spaces for collecting cut-off hairs
A shaver includes a shaving unit having e.g., three shaving elements. Each shaving element accommodates a cutter member for cutting off hairs. Each shaving...
Patient support table for CT/PET scanner
Control panel for CT scanner
Disposable airway adapter for respiratory gas monitoring
Verification of complex workflows through internal assessment or community
A method of implementing verification of a complex workflow includes partitioning the workflow into modules, wherein the modules have inputs, processing steps...
Hybrid device and person based authorized domain architecture
This invention relates to a system and a method of generating an Authorized Domain (AD) by selecting a domain identifier, and binding at least one person (P1,...
Audio encoding and decoding to generate binaural virtual spatial signals
An audio encoder comprises a multi-channel receiver (401) which receives an M-channel audio signal where M>2. A down-mix processor (403) down-mixes the...
System and method for automatically creating a lighting effect
The invention relates to automatically configuring of a lighting created by a lighting system, particularly to creating a lighting, which follows a person, with...
Apparatus and method for influencing and/or detecting magnetic particles
in a field of view having an array of...
The present invention relates to an apparatus and a method for influencing and/or detecting magnetic particles in a field of view. To increase the field of view...
Acoustic multi-channel cancellation
A multi-channel acoustic echo canceller arrangement comprises a microphone (111) providing a microphone signal having contributions from at least two audio...
Medical viewing system for displaying an X-ray image
A medical viewing system comprises an X-ray source, a collimator for limiting the X-ray radiation output of the X-ray source and a flat X-ray detector, wherein...
Method for communicating in a MIMO context
The present invention relates to a method for communicating from a primary station with an array of transmit antennas to a secondary station on a downlink...
Method for controlling medium access in a mesh network using allocation
vectors and station carryng out such method
The present invention relates to Method for controlling medium access in a mesh network comprising the following steps: a station of the network receiving a...
Illumination device with wake-up function
An illumination device with wake-up and/or fall-asleep functionality is disclosed. The illumination devices comprises at least one controllable light source; a...
Transmitting secondary remote control signals
A device for receiving a primary remote control signal and sending a secondary remote control signal where the primary remote control signal and the secondary...