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Data processing system
The disclosed data processing system comprises a memory means (SDRAM), a plurality of data processing means (IP) provided for accessing to said memory means...
Apparatus for recording a main file and auxiliary files in a track on a
The invention relates to an apparatus for recording a main file comprising a main information signal and auxiliary files comprising auxiliary signals in a track...
Method and system for control of a device
The invention describes a method for control of a device (1.sub.a, 1.sub.b, 1.sub.c). The method comprises visually presenting a number of user options for the...
Method and device for performing tilt correction using multi-dimensional
In a method and device for performing tilt control, a focus and a tilt controlling output is generated, and a focusing and tilt state of an optical...
Determining buffer refilling time when playing back variable bit rate
A playback device for playback of a media stream stored on a storage medium, the device includes a controller for controlling the reading, buffering and playback...
Checking a batch of DVD titles to be archived
Administrating content of a digital video disc (DVD) having, on-disc, a database involves storing, externally to the DVD, information of the database. Based on...
Data signal driver for light emitting display
A display has light emitting elements (2) arranged in rows and columns, with pixels in a column being supplied with current from a respective column power supply...
Luminaire control system and method
The present invention provides a system and method for controlling one or more light-emitting elements which are driven by forward currents to generate mixed...
Electronic ballast with higher startup voltage
An electronic ballast with higher startup voltage includes converter with a switching circuit (40) responsive to a switching control signal (50) and operably...
Controlling an arrangement of semiconductors emitting light of distinct
Controlling an arrangement of semiconductors of which different semiconductors emit light of different distinct colors is disclosed, whereby a feed forward...
Polymer light-emitting diode with an ion receptor layer
A light-emitting diode has a first electrode, a second electrode and a light-emitting layer. A receptor layer of an ion receptor has an affinity for ions of a...
Substrate removal during LED formation
A light emitting diode (LED) is fabricated using an underfill layer that is deposited on either the LED or the submount prior to mounting the LED to a submount....
A light-emitting device (100) is provided, comprising four light sources (101, 102, 103, 104) and a collimating element (105) for collimating and mixing the...
Optical device for mixing and redirecting light
The present invention provides an optical device configured for the creation of an asymmetric illumination beam pattern while additionally mixing the light...
Slide and shell container
A slide and shell container, which finds particular application as a pack for elongate smoking articles such as cigarettes, and which includes an outer shell...
Cigarette and filter with cellulosic flavor addition
A cigarette having a multi-component filter wherein an upstream sorbent removes at least one constituent from mainstream tobacco smoke passing through the filter...
Apparatus and method for producing customised containers of cigarettes
Cigarettes are stored in one or more reservoirs at a customer location. A computer receives customer orders and transmits them to a dispenser. Upon receipt of a...
Method of capturing scene and recorder with means of performing this
An automatic update is performed by an archiving device that controls the device carrying the sequentially accessible recording medium. The update can be...
High-voltage module for an external defibrillator
A defibrillator includes a module having a portion of the high-voltage components of the defibrillator attached to a substrate and encased in a dielectric...
Device and method for recording information
A device for recording records digitally encoded video information on a record carrier according to a predefined recording format, such as BD. The device has an...
Device and method for recording information including realtime data in
accordance with a predefined recording...
A device for recording information records a real-time data stream (51) in blocks having contiguous logical addresses (LA0-LA5) on a record carrier at...
Apparatus for receiving a digital information signal comprising a first
video signal producing images of a...
The invention relates to an apparatus for receiving a first and second video signal. The first video signal represents a sequence of images having a first size,...
Iterative reconstruction of multiple-peak isotope images
In an imaging method, estimated data is iteratively projected and backprojected. The iterative projecting and backprojecting includes projecting or...
System and method for predicting physical properties of an aneurysm from a
three-dimensional model thereof
A three-dimensional rotational angiography (3DRA) system, in which a finite element method (FEM) package is incorporated which can read in surface meshes (20b)...
Device and method for correcting defects in x-ray images
A method for correcting defects in X-ray images includes identifying potentially defective picture elements (p) in X-ray images (I), created during normal...
Imaging apparatus using distributed x-ray souces and method thereof
An imaging apparatus includes a multi-dimensional assembly supporting a plurality of x-ray sources that are individually addressable. The plurality of x-ray...
Method and device for recording marks in an information layer of an
optical record carrier
A method and recording device for recording marks in a phase-change type record carrier uses increased cooling period between pulses in a sequence of write...
Optical storage medium reading/writing method and device with improved
A method and device are disclosed for improving reliability of reading an optical storage medium, such as an optical disc (20). A disc spin speed value (31) of...
Method of and system for determining distances between loudspeakers
The invention describes a method of determining the distance (d.sub.12) between two loudspeakers (L.sub.1, L.sub.2), wherein the method comprises the steps of...
A display system (20, 100, 300, 320) is provided for presenting images to a viewer (50) together with complementary peripheral surround-lighting (130). The...
Light emitting diodes and lasers diodes with color converters
The present invention relates to a light emitting diode (LED) or a laser diode (2) with a functional element (3) mounted on a light out-coupling side of the LED...
A1InGaP LED having reduced temperature dependence
To increase the lattice constant of AlInGaP LED layers to greater than the lattice constant of GaAs for reduced temperature sensitivity, an engineered growth...
Radiation system and lithographic apparatus comprising the same
An optical sensor apparatus for use in an extreme ultraviolet lithographic system is disclosed. The apparatus includes an optical sensor comprising a sensor...
Amplification of nucleic acids with magnetic detection
A method of amplifying nucleic acids and determining the amount of amplified nucleic acids uses magnetic detection. The detection can be performed during the...
Ultrasound imaging method and apparatus
A method of generating three-dimensional (3D) full volume ultra-sound images with the uses of contrast agents includes acquiring ultrasound image data for...
Ironingboard adustable in height
An ironing board includes a base, a body with a work surface and an easy height-adjustment operation to adjust the distance of the body relative to the base. A...
Remote control unit
Remote control unit
Remote control unit
User interface to support a user selecting content
A user interface provides a representation of content items that are selected based on a duration of time of a selection action of the content items if the...
Information recording disc, recording and/or reproducing device and method
Four ECC blocks are recorded in a burst cutting area of an optical disc. Each ECC block is constituted by a BCA content code of 1 byte, content data length of 1...
Personal communication apparatus capable of recording transactions secured
with biometric data
A personal communication apparatus is presented for generating a verifiable recording of a transaction, the transaction comprising an exchange of information....
Data processing device with instruction controlled clock speed
The data processing device has a plurality of functional units and issues instructions in successive instruction cycles. Instructions of a first type are each...
Defibrillator having a switched mode power supply for transcutaneous
A defibrillator for providing both defibrillating energy and pacing energy to a patient is described. In delivering the defibrillating energy, electrical energy...
ECG lead misplacement detection and correction
A physiological parameter analysis system (10) detects ECG electrode wire misplacement. The system (10) includes a transformation component (32) that transforms...
Seamless recording of real-time information
A device seamlessly records real-time information on a record carrier in a track on a recording layer via a beam of radiation. The device has a real-time...
Transmit apodization control for microbeamformers
Apodization control techniques for a microbeamformer including a plurality of microbeamformer channels each including a transducer, a microbeamformer transmitter...
Method and inverter for converting a DC voltage into a 3-phase AC output
A method and inverter (2, 27) for converting a DC input voltage supplied by a DC source (9), which is in particular a solar cell array, into a 3-phase AC output....