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Dynamic optimization of the signal-to-noise ratio of dual-energy
attenuation data for reconstructing images
It is described a method for dynamically optimizing the signal-to-noise ratio of attenuation data related to two different X-ray energies for reconstructing an...
Automatic generation of optimal views for computed tomography thoracic
Generating at least one view (420) of a portion of a computed tomography image includes selecting (310) a seed point (410) for a structure of interest within...
Acoustic echo canceller
An acoustic echo cancellation device for canceling an echo in a microphone signal in response to first and second input signals includes a first combination...
Gated computed tomography
A computed tomography system (100) includes a windowing component (140) that receives an ECG signal that includes a premature heart cycle. The ECG signal is...
Inductive communication system with increased noise immunity using
A modulator for a communications system includes a spread spectrum coder and a pulse code modulator having a signal input port connectable to a signal output...
System, apparatus, and method for a two-stage mechanism for quiet period
management in spectrum agile radio...
The present invention is a system (1200), base station (1100)/customer premise equipment (1150) apparatus, and method (400 450) for a two-stage quiet-period...
Method and arrangement for wireless communication of signals in a MR
A method and an arrangement for uni- or bidirectional wireless communication of signals or data especially in a reflective environment like a MR imaging system,...
Method and device for retrieving information from an optical record
carrier at various reading speeds
The present invention is related to a method and a reading device (1) for retrieving information from an optical record carrier (10) in which the read power...
Compensation of leakage current and residual signals for integrating
detector based on direct X-ray conversion
The application describes an X-ray detector, which uses direct X-ray conversion (DiCo) combined with CMOS pixel circuits. DiCo materials have to be used with...
Method and arrangement for locating magnetic markers in a region of action
A method and an arrangement for influencing and/or detecting and/or locating magnetic markers in a region of action is disclosed, which method comprises the...
Light emitting device grown on wavelength converting substrate
In some embodiments of the invention, a device includes a substrate and a semiconductor structure. The substrate includes a wavelength converting element...
Light emitting device with trenches and a top contact
A device includes a semiconductor structure comprising a light emitting layer disposed between an n-type region and a p-type region. A bottom contact disposed...
Sealed cell structure
A method for forming a sealed cell structure is disclosed. The sealed cell structure comprises first (10) and second (12) substrates that are spaced apart by a...
Red emitting luminescent materials
The invention relates to an improved red light emitting material of the formula M.sub.1-yA.sub.1+xSi.sub.4-xN.sub.7-x-2yO.sub.x+2y:RE whereby M is selected out...
Apparatus for preparing food
Apparatus for preparing food, for instance baby food, the apparatus (1) comprising a receptacle (3) for receiving food to be prepared, a blending assembly...
Cutter member for a rotary shaver, method for making such a member and
rotary shaver provided therewith
A cutter member for a rotary shaver includes a number of cutters arranged in at least two rings around a central axis, and a number of upwardly bent arms...
Shaving apparatus with a pivotably mounted shaving head
A shaving apparatus includes a base part and a shaving head mounted on the base part. The shaving head is pivotably mounted with respect to the base part about...
System for managing proprietary data
A content distribution system (300) has access control according to a predefined data access format. A studio (32) provides content data and related proprietary...
Method and receiving unit for fast change of services
The present invention relates to a method of changing between a plurality N of distinct services, e.g. television channels, receivable on a receiving unit, such...
Method, apparatus and system for error detection and selective
The invention relates to a method for use in a packet-switched communication system, the method comprising: sending a first packet from a source node to a...
Apparatus and method for determining an injection point for targeted drug
An apparatus determines an injection point for targeted drug delivery into a patient's body by injection of the drug into a vessel feeding a target area...
System and method for measuring bioelectrical signals of a user
The invention relates to a system and method for measuring bioelectrical signals of a user. Furthermore the invention relates to a computer program for...
The invention relates to A method for a lighting device, in particular for a display device such as a LCD-TV, projector etc., generating radiation including at...
Multi-frequency dual-use system
The present invention relates to the dual-use of radiation, for example, but not limited to, visible or infrared light, for both a conventional application,...
Method and system for three-dimensional handwriting recognition
The present invention provides a 3D handwriting recognition system that allows users to freely write words or characters in a 3D space in a touchless manner,...
Method and apparatus for determining stress in an anatomical structure
A method of determining wall stress in an abdominal aortic aneurysm is disclosed. The method includes determining, from anatomical image data, respective first...
Method, device, encoder apparatus, decoder apparatus and audio system
Techniques are described for combining parametric multi-channel audio coding with matrixing, reconstructing a full-quality multi-channel, independent of the...
A treatment planning and delivery system includes a treatment planner (102) and a treatment device (104). The treatment planner (102) develops a treatment plan...
Space time coded MB-OFDM UWB system
An MB OFDM system that includes a coder, responsive to a stream of at least one incoming symbol, to form therefrom a set including channel symbols that...
Allocation of access slots to mobile stations in order to count the number
of stations interested in a MBMS...
A method of operating a radio network, such as UMTS or cdma2000, which comprises at least one primary station (PS), i.e. and access point or bare station, and a...
Reflective display having improved brightness and contrast
A reflective display, comprising a plurality of pixels (10), each having a first electrode, a light-modifying layer (12), and a second electrode (3; 16)...
Method of controlling the colour of the light output of a lamp
The invention describes a method of controlling the color of the light output of a lamp (1), which method comprises electronically collecting color data...
Controlling the perceived depth of autostereoscopic display device and
An autostereoscopic display device comprises: a display panel having an array of display pixels for producing a display, the pixels being arranged in rows and...
Self-cleaning system and window-glass
The invention relates to a self-cleaning system (10) and window glass. The self-cleaning system comprises a translucent substrate (20), a light-emitting device...
Electric reflector lamp
A reflector lamp (1) comprising a reflector (2) having an opening (6) opposite to a light emission window (7), an electric lamp (10) comprising a closed lamp...
Laser projection system based on a luminescent screen
A laser projection system includes at least one laser light source, a projection screen and a spatial light modulator for projecting a laser beam of the laser...
Juice extractor with adapted pusher
A juice extractor (100), in particular for fruit and vegetable, comprising a rotatable grating disk (106), a filter sieve (108) surrounding the grating disk...
Automotive air purifier
Translation of a series of computer instructions
A series (20) of original instructions for a single processor is translated into implementing instructions for executions distributed over a plurality of...
Measurement and stimulation of muscle tissue
An apparatus (1) for electrical stimulation of muscle tissue. The apparatus has an electrode system (10) with an electrode array (13). The array has a plurality...
Simplified biphasic defibrillator circuit with make-only switching
A biphasic pulse delivery circuit for a defibrillator includes two capacitors, a first one of which is charged and delivers the first phase of the biphasic...
Device and process for multimodal registration of images
The invention relates to a device and a process, with which images of different imaging methods can be registered, for example preoperatively obtained 3D X-ray...
Method, a system and a computer program for segmenting a surface in a
A method is arranged to segment a surface in a multi-dimensional dataset comprising a plurality of images. Data processing and data acquisition steps can be...
Local motion compensation based on list mode data
A method for locally correcting motion in an image reconstructed by a reconstruction system (42) of an imaging system (10) with raw data includes estimating a...
Ultrasonic diagnosis by quantification of myocardial performance
An ultrasonic diagnostic imaging system is described which acquires 3D data sets of the heart including the myocardium. The epicardial and endocardial surfaces...
Automated robust learning of geometries for MR-examinations
A function generator (MFG) formulates a query to a mapping database (DBM) based on a received planning geometry type (PGT) and receives corresponding function...
Method for facilitating post-processing of images using deformable meshes
Method and system for facilitating post-processing of images using deformable meshes in which a deformable mesh model of an object such as an organ is extended...
Method, device, encoder apparatus, decoder apparatus and audio system
A method and a device are described for processing a stereo signal obtained from an encoder, which encodes an N-channel audio signal into spatial parameters (P)...
Method for preventing interchange of optical information carriers
The invention relates to a method for preventing interchange of a first optical information carrier (1) with a second optical information carrier in an optical...
System and method for embedding optical drive compatibility information in
Compatibility information embedded in an optical medium modifies actions allowed by predetermined non-compatible optical disc drives on the optical medium, such...