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...
Motion determination apparatus
The invention relates to a motion determination apparatus for determining motion of a moving object, wherein the motion determination apparatus (1) comprises a...
Gas measurement module for use in therapeutic settings comprising
reflective scanning microspectrometer
Gas within a ventilation circuit is analyzed by a spectrometer included in an airway adaptor that is inserted into the ventilation circuit. The spectrometer is...
ECG monitoring sytstem with docking station
An ECG monitoring system for ambulatory patients includes a battery-powered ECG monitor which attaches to a patient to receive patient electrical signals. A...
Robotic vacuum cleaning
A robotic vacuum cleaner including a control system and a suction nozzle with a cleaning brush. The control system controls at least one of frequency and...
Methods and apparatus for lighting unit configure for presence detection
Methods and apparatus related to a LED-based lighting unit (10; 110; 210; 310; 410) having a radar for presence detection. A radar circuit (140; 240; 340A;...
The invention relates to a lighting system comprising: --a substrate comprising a resistive sheet (RS) comprising multiple electrodes (A, B, C, D), each...
Methods and apparatus for sensing light output and controlling light
Methods and apparatus for lighting control. In some embodiments methods and apparatus are provided that sense a low lighting condition at a location and direct...
MAC enhancement to support multi-periodic GTS allocation for personal area
network (PAN) systems
A personal area network (PAN) coordinator (26) of a medical body area network (MBAN) (36) allocates multi-periodic guaranteed time slots (GTSs) to sensor...
Method and device for encoding blocks of values
The present invention relates to a method of encoding blocks of values, e.g. DCT blocks, generated in accordance with an image compression scheme. The values...
An echo cancellation device including a first adaptive filter for producing a first echo cancellation signal, a second adaptive filter for producing a second...
Apparatuses and methods for selecting a transport control mechanism
The present invention proposes an apparatus and a method for selecting a transport control mechanism to be used between a first device (110) and a second device...
Wireless docking link budget optimization system
A wireless docking station (100) for docking with a wireless mobile device (120), the wireless docking station including: a platform (110) for docking with the...
LED with scattering features in substrate
In one embodiment, the transparent growth substrate (38) of an LED die is formed to have light scattering areas (40A-C), such as voids formed by a laser. In...
Light emitting device on a mount with a reflective layer
Embodiments of the invention include a semiconductor light emitting diode (LED) attached to a top surface of a mount. A multi-layer reflector is disposed on the...
Noise reduction system with remote noise detector
Noise reduction system with remote noise detector The present invention relates to a noise reduction system with at least one remote noise detector placed close...
System and method of training a dysarthric speaker
The invention describes a computer-based system that asks (101) a patient to pronounce a word displayed on a monitor, automatically assesses (104, 105) the...
Re-centering a view of a scene of a three-dimensional image of anatomy of
interest and an alignment object...
View parameter establishing means are arranged for establishing a first view parameter value based on a first object parameter value. View visualization means...