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Determination of a spatial gain distribution of a scintillator
A method for providing information about a spatial gain distribution of a scintillator for a primary radiation is provided which does not require the...
Method for forming metal interconnects in a dielectric material
A semiconductor device includes an interconnect having electrically conductive portions and a dielectric layer made of a first dielectric material. A trench is...
Method and apparatus for guidance and application of high intensity
focused ultrasound for control of bleeding...
An ultrasonic diagnostic and therapy system is described for stopping the bleeding of severely damaged bloodvessels or vessels severed in a limb amputation. A...
Ultrasonic synthetic transmit focusing with a multiline beamformer
An ultrasonic diagnostic imaging system produces an image with an extended focal range by transmitting a plurality of beams spaced along an array for multiline...
Hinge-lid container with additional spacer panel
A hinge-lid container finding particular application as a hinge-lid pack or carton for elongate smoking articles such as cigarettes, which includes a box...
Wrapped bundle of smoking articles
A wrapped bundle comprises an inner liner wrapped about a predetermined collation of smoking articles. The inner liner comprises an inner liner outer edge and...
Cutting unit with guard teeth and hair-cutting device
To minimize the risk for injuries due to hooked hair catching teeth, but still have a reasonable hair-cutting efficiency, a cutting unit (107) for a...
Robotic cleaning head
A robotic cleaning head (1; 101) for use as part of an autonomous vacuum cleaning system (2) including a canister unit (3) and a hose assembly (4; 104)...
Automatic adaptive soft tissue thresholding for two-pass CT cone-beam
Since the soft tissue levels in an image usually comprise a variety of values between air and bone boundaries, it may not be obvious a priori what threshold...
Displaying anatomical tree structures
A visualization system including a first component (204) that processes volumetric image data indicative of a curved tubular tree structure having a plurality...
Motion detection device
The invention refers to a device, a method and a computer program product for extracting motion information from a sequence of video frames. Existing solutions...
Audio signal enhancement
A device (10) for enhancing a multi-channel (e.g. stereo) audio signal has a parameter adjustment unit (13) for adjusting an original parameter (.alpha., ILD,...
In a communication system subject to variations in channel quality, transmit power control is used to reduce the variations in received signal quality. If the...
Electromagnetic interference suppressing apparatus for high-frequency
signal generation device
The present utility model relates to an electromagnetic interference suppressing apparatus for a high-frequency signal generation device. The high-frequency...
Stereoscopic display apparatus
In a stereoscopic display apparatus having optical directory elements such as lenticular elements (4) extending parallel to each other and being slanted at an...
Active matrix display devices
An active matrix display device stores a transistor drive voltage on a storage capacitor (24; Cs). A light-dependent device (27) effects discharge of the...
Device and method for controlling a lighting system by proximity sensing
of a spot-light control device and...
The invention relates to controlling a lighting system by proximity sensing of a spotlight control device, particularly to controlling a spotlight generated by...
Detecting quench in a magnetic resonance examination system
The present invention relates to a magnetic resonance examination system (10) and to a method of operating such a magnetic resonance examination system (10). In...
Switched mode power supply including power supply units and controller
A switched mode power supply assembly (1) is described, comprising at least two switched mode power supply units (10.sub.i) coupled to each other in parallel;...
Light source and method for operating a lighting system
The invention relates to a light source for generating light having a spectral emittance in at least a part of the range of 380 nm to 780 nm, the light having a...
Method, system and remote control for controlling the settings of each of
a multitude of spotlights
Method for controlling the settings of each of a multitude of spotlights, such as light intensity, color and light beam direction, wherein a remote control is...
Methods and apparatus for simulating resistive loads
Methods and apparatus for simulating resistive loads, and facilitating series, parallel, and/or series-parallel connections of multiple loads to draw operating...
Display device with homogenising attentuating filter
A display device includes a display arrangement and an optical attenuator arrangement. The display arrangement has inherent non-uniformity of an output...
Appliance for making coffee, tea and the like
An appliance for making coffee, tea and the like comprises an automatic adjustment unit (22) for adjusting the desired quantity ratio between the quantity of...
A cutting device with two toothed blades arranged to be moveable with respect to each other includes a magnetic arranged to press both blades together.
Access authorization across processing devices
Authentication information (125) obtained by a device (100) at one level of a transformation sequence is securely communicated to another device (200) at...
Control codes for programmable remote supplied in XML format
An Internet service makes available control codes for use on a programmable universal remote. The remote controls CE equipment through IR or RF commands. A...
Device and a method for managing power consumption of a plurality of data
A device and a method for managing power consumption of a plurality of data processing units. A scheduler (280) schedules a first process step for a first data...
Multi-conductor connection device for a medical sensor
An electrode assembly is provided. The electrode assembly is arranged for receiving a connector. The electrode assembly includes a first electrode, a second...
Image detail enhancement
A method of enhancing details in an input image. The input image comprises input pixels, which have input pixel values (IPV) limited to a range (RA). The method...
System and method for selective blending of 2D x-ray images and 3D
A system and method for simultaneously imaging a structure using two different imaging modalities and blending the images into a single blended two dimensional...
Artifact correction for motion artifacted images associated with the
A diagnostic imaging system (8) images a subject at a preselected phase point (46) which occurs in one or more successive pulmonary cycles. A breathing monitor...
Method and apparatus providing flexible measurement functionality for
In a medical imaging system the flexibility and power of measurement tools is improved by making the measurements objects themselves, whereby flexible...
Prospective cardiac gating in computed tomography
A computed tomography scanner (10) acquires prospectively gated cardiac projection data. A scan controller (42) causes the scanner (10) to acquire projection...
Active matrix electroluminescent display devices
Each pixel of an active matrix electroluminescent display device has a first amorphous silicon drive transistor for intermittently driving a current through the...
LED with controlled angular non-uniformity
A light source that uses a light emitting diode with a wavelength converting element is configured to produce a non-uniform angular color distribution, e.g.,...
Light emitting diode lighting device
The present invention relates to a light emitting diode (LED) lighting device (10). The lighting device comprises a light guide plate (12), and a plurality of...
Write-once optical record carrier for high-speed recording
The present invention relates to a write-once optical record carrier for high speed recording, in particular to a DVD+R disc. Such a record carrier comprises in...
Illumination system and display device
An illumination system for illuminating a display device includes a light-mixing chamber having a light-exit window, a rear wall situated opposite the...
Light source and illumination device comprising at least one
A light source comprising a light engine (10), especially with at least one LED and/or at least one laser light emitting element, and further comprising a light...
Light emitting floor surface
The invention relates to a light emitting system (1) for surfaces (2) of floor bottoms, walls or similar surfaces (2) of buildings for indoor or outdoor...
Apparatus for preparing a beverage from sterilized water of a
predetermined consumption temperature
The invention relates to an apparatus for preparing a beverage, for instance baby milk, from an instant product, such as formula, and water, which has been...
Hierarchical scheme for secure multimedia distribution
Various quality versions of an electronic content are defined, and one or more distortion algorithms (22, 32) that are executable to generate a lower quality...
Automatic generation of trailers containing product placements
This invention relates to a method and computer system for automatic generation of trailers. More specifically it relates to a method for generating revenues...
Playback device and method for providing functionality based on event
information retrieved from a playlist
Instead of using events stored in the datastream itself, applications can retrieve event information from the playlist on a record carrier such as DVD and...
Method of motion correction for dynamic volume alignment without timing
When performing repetitive scans of a patient using a magnetic resonance imaging machine or the like, patients often tend to move as they relax during a lengthy...