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Audio signal dereverberation
A method of estimating the reverberations in an acoustic signal (y) comprises determining the frequency spectrum (Y) of the signal (y), providing a first...
Distributed medium access protocol for wireless mesh networks
This invention defines a medium access protocol for the support of mesh networking in wireless communications. It defines a phase for intra-cell and a phase for...
Apparatus and method for enabling discovery of wireless devices
A wireless device (A) in a first antenna sector (40) is discovered using a directional antenna (322), which sends and receives signals in multiple antenna...
Apparatus for and method for recording data on a rewritable optical record
A recording device for recording data on a rewritable optical record carrier (11). The device comprises recording means (21, 22, 25) for forming marks on the...
Color control of white LED lamps
The invention relates to a method and a system for translating a three value color space signal, preferably given in a CIE scale, to an n primary color space...
Self-oscillating switch circuit for use in a switching DC-DC converter
A self-oscillating switch circuit for amplitude modulation dimming for dimming a LED load. The self-oscillating switch circuit comprises a high-power input...
Device for generating light with a variable color
In an illumination system (10), comprising: a lamp assembly (14) with a plurality of lamps (12A, 12B, 12C) and associated lamp drivers (13A, 13B, 13C); a common...
Safety starter device
A safety starter circuit for a gas discharge lamp includes a series arrangement of a glow switch starter, a resistive element, and a thermally controlled...
System and method for performing an illumination copy and paste operation
in a lighting system
The invention relates to copying light conditions from one location and pasting into or providing similar light conditions to another location in a lighting...
Lighting device of LEDs on a transparent substrate
Proposed is a lighting device (100), comprising LEDs (130) mounted on a transparent substrate (110), provided with a transparent electrically conductive layer...
Light source including a wavelength-converted semiconductor light emitting
device and a filter
A semiconductor light emitting device comprises a light emitting layer disposed between an n-type region and a p-type region. The light emitting layer is...
Adsorbents for smoking articles comprising a non-volatile organic compound
applied using a supercritical fluid
A surface-modified adsorbent and a process for making a surface-modified adsorbent are provided. The process involves providing an adsorbent and a non-volatile...
Vertical filter filling machine and process
Process and apparatus for the mass production of compound cigarette filters function to deposit granular filter material into the open ends of vertically...
Dual-layer light guide structure for LED-based lighting device
A device for guiding and mixing light comprising of a light guide, at least a first set of light emitting elements in a first layer and at least a second set of...
Lighting device comprising at least one lamp and at least one OLED
The invention provides a lighting device comprising at least one lamp and at least one OLED which are arranged to generate light, wherein the at least one OLED...
Light system and method for creating a localized light
The invention relates to the creation of a localized light, particularly to a light system (12) for creating a localized light illuminating for example clothing...
Arrangement for emitting mixed light
An arrangement for emitting mixed light (5) comprising primary and secondary radiation (51, 52, 53) in a mean direction of emission (5), comprising at least one...
Synthesis and incorporation of high-temperature ammonia-release agents in
A tobacco smoking mixture and/or a cigarette wrapper with high-temperature ammonia-release agents therein are provided, wherein the high-temperature...
Smoking article filter having liquid additive containing tubes therein
Provided are filters including at least one impervious additive containing tube. A barrier, such as a liquid barrier, seals each end of the tube so as to...
A separator for pneumatically transported particulate material comprises a separation surface through which, in use, a vacuum is drawn, for separating the...
Multi component cigarette filter assembly
A cigarette filter assembly comprises a hollow paper tube with a spaced apart solid fiber plugs inside the tube together with granular filter material in the...
System for preparing a beverage comprising a beverage maker and a
cartridge that is removably arranged in the...
A system for preparing a beverage comprises a beverage maker (15) and a cartridge (10) that is removably arranged in the beverage maker (15). The cartridge (10)...
Tea making device having an improved liquid collection chamber
A device for making tea, which device comprises a brewing chamber (2) for enclosing a tea-pad, means for supplying heated water through one or more openings in...
Using magnetic resonance images for locating anatomical targets
A novel MR method and system is described for using MR images for planning radiotherapy treatment. The images are obtained by a scanner which generates a...
Secondary station and method of operating the station
A secondary station has a receiver capable of resolving signals received as a plurality of multipath signals from a plurality of base stations during a soft...
Computer Tomography (CT) C-arm system and method for examination of an
A Computer Tomography (CT) C-arm system and method for examination of an object is provided. The Computer Tomography (CT) C-arm system for examination of an...
Image processing device and method
The present invention relates to an image processing device and a corresponding image processing method for processing medical image data showing at least two...
Beam shaping device
A beam shaping device (1; 50; 60) comprising first (3) and second (4) substrates, a liquid crystal layer (2) sandwiched between the substrates, and a first...
Method of improving the output uniformity of a display device
The output uniformity of a display device, such as a self light emitting display device, is improved by detecting the emitted brightness of pixels of the...
Method for encoding vectors
The present invention relates to a method for encoding a vector for transmission from a transmitter to a receiver, comprising a step of selecting a first vector...
Lighting system comprising interconnectable lighting modules
This invention relates to a lighting system. The lighting system includes a plurality of interconnectable polygonal lighting modules, wherein each lighting...
Lighting system and a method for controlling a lighting system
A method of controlling a lighting system includes a learning procedure. The lighting system includes lighting modules and a controlling device. The lighting...
Drive circuit for driving a load with constant current
A drive circuit (1) for driving a load (3) comprises: a switched mode power supply (10) for supplying at the output (2a, 2b) a switched output current (IL); a...
Color navigation system
A system and method for color navigation through a CIELAB color space with coordinates hue (H), lightness (L), chroma (C), with intervals .DELTA.H, .DELTA.L,...
Method and an operation controller for operation of a mercury vapour
The invention describes a method for operation of a mercury vapour discharge lamp (1) in an image rendering system (30), wherein during a total operation time...
Multi-pulse ignition circuit for a gas discharge lamp
An ignition circuit for igniting a gas discharge lamp generates a high voltage gas breakdown pulse by building up a current through a primary winding of a...
Illumination system comprising a plurality of light sources
An illumination system (1) comprises a plurality of light sources (11, 12, 13), each provided with a driver (21, 22, 23); a controller (30) for generating...
Controlling lateral distribution of air gaps in interconnects
Properties of a hard mask liner are used against the diffusion of a removal agent to prevent air cavity formation in specific areas of an interconnect stack....
Light emitting device
A light emitting device includes a stack of layers of a substrate, with a basic layer, first and second electrode layers, and an organic light-emitting layer...
Thin backlight using low profile side emitting LEDS
Backlights containing low profile, side-emitting LEDs are described that have improved brightness uniformity. In one embodiment, the backlight comprises a solid...
Smoking article filter with annular restrictor and downstream ventilation
A smoking article includes a tobacco rod adapted to produce mainstream smoke, and a filter having an upstream end portion and a downstream end portion. The...
Cavity-enhanced photo acoustic trace gas detector with improved feedback
A photo acoustic trace gas detector (100) is provided for detecting a concentration of a trace gas in a gas mixture. The detector (100) comprises a light source...
A steaming system (100) comprises a steam generator (120), a removable water tank (130) for holding and supplying water to the steam generator (120); and a...
Previewing documents on a computer system
A method, system and apparatus for previewing documents on a computer system, the method comprising the steps of:--displaying a main document (102) which...
Data processing circuit wherein functional units share read ports
A data processing circuit comprises a register file (14) having read ports and write ports. A plurality of functional units (21a-c), is coupled to receive...
Catheter navigation system
A method and system for navigation of a medical instrument, including: introducing at least three reference device(s) disposed to at least three reference...
Registration of multi-modality images
A system for generating registered diagnostic images (58, 62), such as nuclear and magnetic resonance (MR) images, of a subject includes a nuclear imaging...
Visualizing a vascular structure
A system (500) for visualizing a vascular structure represented by a three-dimensional angiography dataset is disclosed. Respective voxel values are associated...
Temporal proximity to verify physical proximity
A security system assesses the response time to requests for information to determine whether the responding system is in physical proximity to the requesting...
Acoustic echo canceller
An acoustic echo cancellation device (1) for canceling an echo in a microphone signal (z) in response to a far-end signal (x) comprises: an adaptive filter unit...