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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...
Power calibration in optical disc drives
A method for reducing overall power calibration time and increasing the number of power calibrations that can be done on an optical record carrier includes...
Switched light element array and method of operation
A switched light element array includes first, second and third light emitting elements, and first and second switches. The first light emitting element...
Method of driving a discharge lamp, driving arrangement, and projector
The invention describes a method of driving a discharge lamp (1), wherein a blackening value (N) is determined, which blackening value (N) represents a level of...
Metal halide lamp suitable as projection lamp, for instance as a vehicle headlamp comprising a discharge vessel surrounded by an outer envelope with clearance...
Dielectric barrier discharge lamp
It is provided a dielectric barrier discharge lamp (10) for providing ultraviolet light, comprising an outer tube (12) filled with a discharge gas for providing...
Capped lamp/reflector unit
A capped lamp/reflector unit (1) comprising a lamp vessel (2) arranged inside a reflector (3) and a lamp cap (4) fixed to the reflector. Electrical contacts...
III-nitride light emitting device incorporation boron
Embodiments of the invention include a III-nitride semiconductor structure comprising a light emitting region disposed between an n-type region and a p-type...
Flexible semiconductor device and identification label
Provided is a flexible device (100) having an integrated circuit (5) and an antenna (6) which is incorporated or directly coupled to the interconnect structure...
Method of forming a composite substrate and growing a III-V light emitting
device over the composite substrate
A method according to embodiments of the invention includes providing a substrate comprising a host and a seed layer bonded to the host. The seed layer...
Daylight deflection system with integrated artificial light source
The present invention relates to a daylight deflection system including an arrangement of louvers (5) which are aligned and formed to block daylight impinging...
Remote wavelength converting material configuration for lighting
A device includes a reflector and a wavelength converting material disposed on the reflector. A backlight is disposed between the reflector and a surface to be...
Brush head for electric toothbrush
Device and a method for sharing resources in a network of peers
A device and a method for sharing resources in a network of peers are disclosed. A user may compile a wish list (420) of programs to be recorded on a recording...
Knowledge-based input region of interest definition for pharmacokinetic
A system, apparatus, and method are based on a priori knowledge of the shape of the input function for defining an input region-if-interest (ROI) in...
Method of establishing a direct communication between a first wireless
phone and a second wireless phone
Method of communicating between a first wireless phone and a second wireless phone A method of communicating between a first wireless phone (A) and a second...
Apparatus and method for acoustic beamforming
An apparatus for acoustic beamforming comprises a beamform processor (105) for generating a beamformed signal from two audio inputs. An update processor (107)...
The present invention provides a method for finding a backup node for a node in a sensor network. Firstly, determining a node which is in a state of waiting for...
Magnetic field generation device
The present invention relates to a magnetic field generation device comprising a magnetic field generating element (101) and a limiter (103) for limiting a...
Method of increasing the operation lifetime of a collector optics arranged
in an irradiation device
The present invention relates to a method of increasing the operation lifetime of an optical collector unit (33)) arranged in an irradiation device. The...
Catalysts for low temperature oxidation of carbon monoxide
CuO--ZnO--CeO.sub.2 catalyst and aged CuO--ZnO catalyst catalytically active for low temperature oxidation of carbon monoxide. The catalysts are...
Wireless convenience lighting system and method of making same
A wireless convenience lighting system, comprises a base unit, the base unit connectable to an AC power supply, the base unit having a transmitter structure...
Ventilated smoking article
A cigarette includes a rod comprising a wrapped tobacco column that is joined to an axially aligned filter by a band of air impermeable tipping paper. The...
Trolley for medical equipment
Luminaire for road lighting
Remote control unit
Brush head for electric toothbrush
Method and circuit arrangement for operating multi-channel
transmit/recieve antenna devices
A multi-channel transmit/receive antenna device or arrangement for use in a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) system includes a power monitoring unit. To ensure...
Method of setting a system time clock at the start of an MPEG sequence
Method to enable a local system time clock counter (STC) of a receiving recording device to lock to program clock reference (PCR) information comprised in a...
Three-dimensional reconstruction of an object from projection photographs
A method for the three-dimensional reconstruction of an object, or its surroundings, in a moving body volume of a patient includes obtaining a series of X-ray...