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Driver device and driving method for driving a load, in particular an LED
The present invention relates to a driver device (50a-50e) and a corresponding driving method for driving a load (22), in particular an LED unit comprising a...
LED retrofit lamp with shunt capacitors across rectifier diodes for use
with a ballast
The invention relates to LED replacement lamp suitable for operation with a high frequency fluorescent lamp ballast, comprising--a LED load (LS) comprising a...
Method for granting medium access in a wireless network and network
The present invention relates to a method for granting medium access to a node in a wireless network, the network comprising at least two nodes, and the method...
Device and method for load balancing for data packet transmissions in
For load balancing in a large-scale wireless mesh network, a device, a system and a method are provided for controlling data packet transmissions in the...
Computing device storing look-up tables for computation of a function
A computing device is configured to compute a function of one or more inputs, comprising look-up tables mapping input values to output values, wherein the...
Frame element length transmission in audio coding
Frame elements which shall be made available for skipping are transmitted more efficiently by arranging that a default payload length information is transmitted...
Modifying a person's eating and activity habits
A system for managing the food intake of a person comprises means for collecting information about food consumed by the subject, and means for providing...
Systems and apparatus for the light-based communication of service orders
and personal objects identification
Light-based systems for communicating information associated with service orders and/or the identification of personal objects are disclosed. A personal mobile...
Method and system for obtaining a first signal for analysis to
characterize at least one periodic component thereof
A method of facilitating obtaining a first signal, for analysis to characterize at least one periodic component, includes obtaining two second signals...
Collaborating RFID devices
Cooperative RFID devices are provided that are aware of other RFID devices in their near vicinity (field range), and their operational pattern depends on...
Simultaneous non-contrast MR angiography and intraplaque hemorrhage (SNAP)
Magnetic resonance (MR) spins are inverted by applying an inversion recovery (IR) radio frequency pulse (50). MR signals are acquired at an inversion time (TI)...
Determination of a magnetic resonance imaging pulse sequence protocol
A medical imaging device (300) includes a magnetic resonance imaging system (302) and a memory (334) containing machine executable instructions (370, 372, 374,...
Magnetic resonance imaging of chemical species
At least two chemical species are imaged using magnetic resonance imaging with signal separation for the two chemical species. The method includes acquiring...
Disaggregation apparatus for identifying an appliance in an electrical
The invention relates to a disaggregation apparatus for identifying an appliance in an electrical network (2) comprising multiple appliances (3, 4, 5). A...
Distortion fingerprinting for EM tracking compensation, detection and
A system for accounting for electromagnetic (EM) distortion with an EM tracking system includes a sensor array (144) configured to sense EM energy in a target...
Cigarettes are provided which contain a filtering system and flavorants encapsulated with polyvinyl acetate, wherein deactivation of a sorbent by the flavorant...
Control of network lighting systems
The invention relates to the control of networked lighting systems, particularly large scale networked lighting systems, and more specifically to an efficient...
Digital communication interface circuit for line-pair with duty cycle
A circuit (200, 300, 400, 600, 700, 800) interfacing a device (20, 30, 40, 60, 80) with a line-pair includes: a diode bridge (210) having polarity-independent...
Low-cost low-power lighting system and lamp assembly
In accordance with embodiments of the present disclosure, a method and apparatus may include receiving an input waveform from a dimmer, wherein the input...
Method for communicating in a network
The present invention relates to a method for operating a communication system in a network, the system comprising a primary station and at least one secondary...
Acceleration of output energy provision for a load during start-up of a
switching power converter
An electronic system and method include a controller to operate in a start-up mode to accelerate driving a load to an operating voltage and then operates in a...
Apparatus, a system and a method for enabling electromagnetic energy
The apparatus 10 for electromagnetic energy transfer comprises a charging fixture 1 with a contact surface 4 and a generator coil 2 forming a resonator circuit...
Image display apparatus
The invention relates to an image display apparatus for displaying an image like a three-dimensional medical image of an object. A template providing unit (3)...
Determining transformation between different coordinate systems
A system (100) is provided for determining a transformation between different coordinate systems associated with different medical data. In determining the...
Dynamic determination of access rights
A method of dynamically determining the access rights of a client to a record comprises receiving an access request from the client with respect to the record,...
Water-absorbing elastomeric material
This invention relates to a rubbery or elastomeric polymer material taking up more than 5% by weight of water and at most 500% by weight of water after...
Mouthpiece for cleaning teeth with an adjustable arc length and/or arc
The mouthpiece includes an arcuate base assembly (12), comprising two side pieces (14, 16) and an intermediate center piece (18), the two side pieces (14, 16)...
Dental apparatus and method of utilizing the same
A dental apparatus (4) is provided. The dental apparatus includes a handle (6). A controller (20) operably couples to the housing and includes a calibration...
Aerosol generating device with improved temperature distribution
There is provided an aerosol generating device configured to receive an aerosol-forming substrate and configured to heat the aerosol-forming substrate using...
Disintegratable plug wraps and their applications
A filter rod used in manufacture of a smoking article contains: (a) a rod of filter material, and (b) a plug wrap surrounding the rod of filter material. The...
Moist botanical pouch processing and moist oral botanical pouch products
An oral pouched product comprising a pouch containing moist botanical beads comprising compacted loose, fibrous moist botanical material and method of...
The invention describes a surge-protection arrangement (1) for an electronic device (3) comprising a heat-dissipating load (10) thermally connected to a heat...
Driver circuit between fluorescent ballast and LED
A driver circuit includes: a rectifier for exchanging a first current signal having a first frequency with an active fluorescent ballast, and for supplying a...
HDR image encoding and decoding methods and devices
To have a very efficient and in some embodiments also backwards compatible with legacy LDR display systems, apparatuses and methods relating to decoding an...
Power control system with power drop out immunity and uncompromised
A power control system provides immunity from power supply dropout for a controller without compromising a startup time of the controller. In at least one...
Mounting layer for cooling structure
The invention describes a mounting layer (200) for mounting at least two light emitting semiconductor devices. The mounting layer (200) comprises corner...
Organic electroluminescent device
The invention relates to the field of organic electronic devices (1) with diffusion barriers and to a method to manufacture such organic electronic devices (1)...
Image and annotation display
A system (100) for displaying a multi-dimensional image and an annotation located therein, the system comprising receiving means (110) for receiving: the...
Method and system for providing a report of experiences of members of a
group of users
A method of providing a report of experiences of members of a group of users includes: making available a content data compilation compiled from at least items...
Group coaching system and method
Group coaching system includes at least a first and a second coaching device, the first device being configured to provide respective first user coaching...
Clinical monitoring network
A plurality of patient monitors (5, 6) which each monitor medical conditions of a patient and display text and graphs depicting such medical conditions are...
Seamless tiling to build a large detector
A detector tile and a detector panel arrangement for providing a seamless detector surface with a continuous pixel array and with a reduced gap appearance...
Methods for producing proteins in plants
The present invention relates to methods for expressing proteins of interest, particularly pharmaceutically valuable proteins, transiently in plants. In...
Thermoformable multilayer films and blister packs produced therefrom
A multi-layer film structure for use in forming blister packaging. The multi-layer structure includes a first polymeric layer having a first surface and a...
Gaming system with moveable display
If one has at his disposition a robust display which can be thrown around, a whole new range of computer games can be designed. The electronic gaming system...
Retrospective calculation of radiation dose and improved therapy planning
A combined magnetic resonance (MR) and radiation therapy system includes a bore-type magnet with a magnet radiation translucent region which allows radiation...
Therapeutic apparatus comprising a radiotherapy apparatus, a mechanical
positioning system, and a magnetic...
A therapeutic apparatus (400, 500) comprising a radiotherapy apparatus (402), a mechanical positioning system, and a magnetic resonance imaging system (404)....
System and method to trigger breathing response for the reduction of
A system and a method include a display configured to display video and/or still images, and an image source that is in communication with the display and...