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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...
Cigarettes and cigarette filters including activated carbon for removing
Filters and cigarettes include an activated carbon sorbent capable of selectively removing nitric oxide from mainstream tobacco smoke. Methods for making...
Sodium chlorine spray treatment of the leaves present on tobacco plants to
significantly reduce TSNAs in cured...
Methods for increasing the concentration of antioxidants during senescence and curing of tobacco leaves include application of a chemical solution. The methods...
Enhanced subjective activated carbon cigarette
A smoking article having a tobacco rod and a filter attached to the tobacco rod, which filters the first puff differently than subsequent puffs. The tobacco rod...
Assembly for heat treatment of biological tissues
The invention concerns an assembly for heat treatment of a region of a biological tissue (410) comprising energy-generating means (100) to supply energy to the...
Distribution of ambience and content
A system for supporting entertainment distribution via at least one network comprises a content provider (100) for distributing a program; a metadata provider...
Apparatus and method for non-invasive intracardiac electrocardiography
The present invention relates to an apparatus and a corresponding method for non-invasive intracardiac electrocardiography (ECG) by use of a magnetic and...
Bone suppression in x-ray radiograms
The invention relates to a system (100) for extracting an object (Ob) from a source image, said object being delineated by a contour (C), the system (100)...
System and method for efficient transmission of multimedia and data
A system and method for efficient transmission of different types of source data in the same packet, hence, enabling efficient transmission of multimedia and...
Techniques for supporting harmonized co-existence of multiple co-located
body area networks
A method (400) for coordinating access to a wireless medium among multiple co-located body area networks (BANs). The method comprises detecting, by a master...
Methods of transmitting and receiving data, and apparatus therefor
Data is transmitted from a radio communication device by selecting a signal dependent on data to be transmitted, transmitting to a radio communication station...
Handshaking method and apparatus for OFDM systems with unknown sub-channel
A method and device for determining available communication sub-channels in an OFDM communication system is disclosed. The method comprises the steps of...
Detection of view mode
A switchable display device which is arranged to switch a portion of the display device between a single-view mode and a multi-view mode is disclosed. The...
Transparent OLED device with high intensity
The present invention relates to an organic light emitting device (OLED) (100;200;400;800;900;1000;1100;1200) comprising a first substrate layer ...
A thermocycling device includes a sample holder, a thermal reference and a heating and cooling device which is arranged between the sample holder and thermal...
Imaging system gantry
An imaging system (100) includes a rotating frame (106), a second frame (102, 104), and a support (108) that rotatably couples the rotating frame (106) to the...
Lighting system and light source unit for such a system
A lighting system is disclosed which includes a light source unit and a projection system for producing a desired light distribution pattern in a target area,...
Slide and shell container having tamper evident seal
A slide and shell container includes an outer shell and an inner slide mounted within the outer shell. The outer shell and the inner slide are detachably...
Milk container for coffee maker
Method for stopping spindle motor of optical disc drive
A method for stopping a spindle motor of an optical disc drive includes the following steps. Firstly, in response to the receipt of a disabling command, the...
Method, apparatus and system for processing depth-related information
The invention relates to a method, apparatus and system for processing first depth-related information associated with an image sequence. The method of...
Visualization of vascularization
An apparatus produces image space data (35) indicative of the spatially varying strength of the vascular connections between locations in the image space and a...
Group-wise image registration based on motion model
A method includes generating a set of group-wise registered images from a time sequence of images based on a region of interest of a subject or object...
An audio driver including a diaphragm with a first side and a second side. The diaphragm is coupled to a transducer element on the second side and is arranged...
Sweet spot manipulation for a multi-channel signal
An apparatus, such as a decoder is arranged to modify the sweet-spot of a spatial M-channel audio signal by modifying spatial parameters. Specifically, a...
Method for secure communication in a network, a communication device, a
network and a computer program therefor
The present invention relates to a method for secure communications and communication networks having communication devices, using secure means like encryption...
Motion compensation in quantitative data analysis and therapy
An apparatus includes a diagnostic scanner (102) and a treatment planner (112). The treatment planner (112) plans a treatment to be applied to an object. A...
Diversity receiver having cross coupled channel parameter estimation
A diversity receiver has multiple antenna receiving branches. Each branch has means for estimating at least a receiving channel parameter, and the channel...
System and method for detecting temporarily unused bandwidth in the RF
A method (200) and system (300) for detecting temporarily available bandwidth in a frequency band: select (205) a channel in the frequency band; measure (210)...
Scaled and rotated Alamouti coding
The present invention relates to an encoder for encoding incoming symbols of an incoming data stream into channel symbols of a channel data stream for...
Method and device for information transmission with time information for
controlling a period of time for...
Video information intended to be reproduced on a television screen (1) often includes additional information such as graphics information (3) or subtitles (4)...
Efficient CQI signaling in multi-beam MIMO systems
The present invention relates to the signaling of channel quality information in a multi-beam transmission system, wherein a plurality of beams are...
System and method for detecting activities of daily living of a person
The system according to the invention comprises a plurality of sensors (10), (20) arranged to measure an ambient condition of a person. A movement of the person...
LED lighting with incandescent lamp color temperature behavior
In a lighting device, sets of LEDs are employed using the natural characteristics of the LEDs to resemble incandescent lamp behavior when dimmed, thereby...
Radiation detector having a split laminate optical coupling
A radiation-sensitive detector (120) includes a scintillator array (124) coupled with a photosensor array (140) via an adhesive laminate (144). The photosensor...
Disposable absorbent pod
Absorbent pods comprise a pouch formed of a porous material. The pouch contains an absorbent polymer in an amount sufficient to absorb at least about 20 mL of...
Spectral detector calibration
A method includes detecting radiation that traverses a material having a known spectral characteristic with a radiation sensitive detector pixel that outputs a...
It is provided a lamp assembly (10) for an automotive headlamp, comprising at least two lamps (12) each comprising a light source (14) for emitting light rays,...
Key generation using biometric data and secret extraction codes
A method of generating a key for encrypting communications between first and second terminals includes obtaining a measurement of characteristics of a physical...
Secure detection of removable medical accessories using data transfer
The invention relates to an assembly comprising a main device and an accessory, which can be connected by a safe connector and a safe detection method....
Sensor arrangement and method for monitoring physiological parameters
The invention refers to a sensor arrangement with at least one sensor and a method for monitoring physiological parameters of a person, a textile fabric and a...
Simultaneous model-based segmentation of objects satisfying pre-defined
The invention relates to a system (100) for segmenting a plurality of objects in image data using simultaneous model-based image segmentation. A surface mesh is...
Determining foreshortening optimal view maps taking into account the shape
of the vessel cross-section in...
In clinical reality, the cross section of the lesions is frequently asymmetric. For clinical purposes it is crucial to find an X-ray view that gives a...
Apparatus, method and computer program for producing a corrected image of
a region of interest from acquired...
The present invention relates to an apparatus for producing a corrected image of a region of interest from acquired projection data (60), wherein an uncorrected...
Rotatable anode and X-ray tube comprising a liquid heat link
In a rotatable anode (4) of an X-ray tube, a heat transfer between the rotating disc of the anode (4a) and the second bearing element (11) is achieved by...
Image compression and decompression
Clusters of pixels are defined for use in image compression and decompression. The image information used to define the clusters may include pixel values at...
Light emitting diode device
The invention relates to a light emitting diode device comprising a light emitting diode arrangement comprising a flexible substrate (103) having an inner...
III-V light emitting device with thin n-type region
A device includes a semiconductor structure comprising a III-nitride light emitting layer disposed between an n-type region and a p-type region. A transparent,...
Staff dose awareness indication
According to an exemplary embodiment of the invention a dose awareness indication device is provided in which an individual dose is determined on the basis of...
Radiation detector with multiple electrodes on a sensitive layer
The invention relates to a radiation detector (200), particularly an X-ray detector, which comprises at least one sensitive layer (212) for the conversion of...