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Segment-preserving crossover in genetic algorithms
Cross over (S560) in a genetic algorithm (128) is adapted for deriving an optimal mask (S540), or set of segments of a line. Each mask of a chromosome is...
A method and apparatus for encoding an input video bitstream to produce an encoded output bitstream is disclosed. A base stream is enhanced based on enhancement...
Integrated circuit and method of arbitration in a network on an integrated
The invention relates to an integrated circuit and to a method of arbitration in a network on an integrated circuit. According to the invention, a method of...
Method and device for recording marks in an information layer of an
A method of recording marks onto an optical disc, the optical disc comprising an information layer, by irradiating the information layer by a pulsed radiation...
User interface for electronic devices for controlling the displaying of
long sorted lists
In a user-interface application, a computing apparatus has a user-interface to assist the user in searching for information from a data array. In an example...
Security lighting system and method, and control unit therefore
A security lighting system and method are intended to dispel and/or affect unwanted humans or animals by providing lighting that varies with a suitable...
LED lighting device
The present invention relates to a multiple LED driver circuit in which each LED (15, 17) is controlled by a bypass switch (19, 21). The LEDs are supplied by a...
Method for color transition for general illumination system
The invention relates to a method of controlling a temporal variation of light emitted by an illumination system. The light emitted by the illumination system...
Method for powering a control circuit for a gas discharge lamp during
pre-heating of said lamp, and a device...
The method according to the present invention relates to controlling a gas discharge lamp during a pre-heating period of said lamp, wherein a first terminal of...
Light emitting device with anodized metallization
A light emitting device (100) is provided, comprising a substrate (101), a first electrically conductive layer (102), a light emitting layer (103), and a second...
A system and method for moving an object is disclosed. In one aspect, there is a device for moving an object. The device comprises a penetrating structure...
Virtual direct and indirect suspended lighting fixture
A direct and indirect suspended component light fixture is described herein. The light engine of the fixture is recessed within a ceiling and contains a...
Orientable lens for an LED fixture
A mounting surface for mounting a plurality of LEDs has a plurality of orientable lenses each individually affixed about a single LED. Each orientable lens has...
Devices, systems, and methods for stabilization or fixation of magnetic
force devices used in or on a body
Systems and methods prevent magnetic implant migration and extrusion in the upper airway. The systems and methods relate both to surgical techniques as well as...
An imprint lithography apparatus is disclosed. The apparatus has a substrate table configured to support a lithographic substrate and a plurality of nozzles...
Transparent access of STB MHP digital TV middleware to IP video content
The invention relates to a set-top box receiver allowing access to interactive digital TV coming from any IP-network. It makes use of the SAP/SDP protocols as a...
User interface for motion analysis in kinematic MR studies
In a diagnostic imaging system (10), a user interface (82) facilitates viewing of 4D kinematic data sets. A set of reference points is selected in a first 3D...
Viewing system for control of PTCA angiograms
A medical viewing system for processing and displaying a sequence of medical angiograms representing a balloon, moving in an artery, this system comprising...
Emitter for X-ray tubes and heating method therefore
It is described an emitter (26, 40) for X-ray tubes comprising: a flat foil with an emitting section (30, 46); and at least two electrically conductive fixing...
X-ray examination apparatus
An X-ray examination apparatus (100) is described, comprising a mobile carriage (10) carrying a human-operable control input device (21) and a display device...
Rotational X-ray scan planning system
In three-dimensional X-ray imaging, with C-arm systems, scan setup has to be performed manually under fluoroscopic control. According to an exemplary embodiment...
Method and system for error compensation
A method includes generating a plurality of scatter distributions based on geometric models having different object to detector distances, determining an imaged...
Energy spectrum reconstruction
A computed tomography system includes an x-ray source (108) that rotates about and emits radiation through an imaging region (116). At least one finite energy...
Solid state laser device with reduced temperature dependence
The present invention relates to a solid state laser device with a solid state gain medium between two resonator end mirrors (3, 5) and a GaN-based pump laser...
Acting track-crossing during tracking error adjust
A method for enhancing the optical initializing operation comprises: sending a radial error signal from an optical pick-up unit to a radial error signal...
Estimation of maximum available write power of an optical storage drive
A method for estimating maximum available write power of an optical storage drive includes generating a beam of laser light having a power level, measuring a...
Deterministic key pre-distribution and operational key management for
moblie body sensor networks
A wireless network (2, 150) for monitoring a patient includes a body sensor network (22, 24, 26, 172, 174, 176) that includes one or more wireless sensors (6,...
Transmission path for use in RF fields providing reduced RF heating
A transmission path (2) comprising an electrically conductive link or connection lead or line or cable (21) is disclosed, which path is or can be made RF safe...
MR method for spatially-resolved determination of relaxation parameters
An MR method and apparatus determines spatially resolved relaxation parameters of a subject in an examination zone, voxel by voxel. A first MR scan sequence is...
Method and apparatus for controlling current supplied to electronic
The present invention provides a drive and control apparatus provides a desired switched current to a load including a string of one or more electronic devices....
Low-pressure mercury vapor discharge lamp
A low-pressure mercury vapor discharge lamp has a light-transmitting discharge vessel enclosing, in a gastight manner, a discharge space provided with a filling...
Method, an apparatus, a control system and a computer program to perform
an automatic removal of cathode...
The invention relates to a method, an apparatus and a computer program for electrochemical machining where a removal of cathode depositions is performed in a...
Lamp having plurality of optical extraction structures
A lamp for emitting light, comprising a transparent sheet-like lightguide, with at least one light receiving side, a light emission front surface and a back...
Portable device for storing media content
A portable device has a storage medium for storing media content such as audio and video files. The portable device can communicate with an external media...
Automatic price display control by emulation of electronic cash register
A system and method for distribution of product price and/or sales data in a retail establishment. Product price and/or sales data is stored locally, either in...
Side-opening hinge-lid container with audible indication of closure and/or
A side-opening hinge-lid container includes a body portion and a lid portion, each having a front wall, a rear wall, a top wall and a bottom wall. The lid...
Cigarette filter with beaded carbon
A smoking article such as a cigarette comprises a tobacco rod and a filter component having a cavity filled with spherical beaded carbon. As mainstream tobacco...