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Block interleaving with memory table of reduced size
Interleaving improves noise rejection in digital communication and storage systems. According a known scheme, the interleaving/deinterleaving is achieved by...
Hierarchical playlist generator
A playlist generator implements a net-based playlist generation process that comprises a multi-stage, hierarchical process. At a highest hierarchical level, the...
An audio encoding scheme or a stream that encodes audio and video data is disclosed. The scheme has particular application in mezzanine-level coding in digital...
Audio encoding and decoding
A multi-channel audio encoder (10) encodes an N-channel audio signal. A first unit (110) generates a first encoded M-channel signal, e.g. a spatial stereo...
Multiuser playlist generation
Multi-user playlist generation is provided. Users submit their playlists; a pie chart (3-1) is displayed (S3) representing the multi-user playlist generated from...
Media item selection
Creating a playlist of media items for a desired perceiving experience requires many actions for searching and selecting media items that fit the desired...
Electromagnetically tracked K-wire device
Devices and methods for registering, dynamically referencing, and navigating an anatomical region of interest of a patient are provided using a tracked Kirschner...
Device and method for registering a position sensor in an anatomical body
An apparatus having an insertable portion for holding a position sensor is disclosed. The position sensor can transmit a signal indicative of its position with...
Location based handoff for mobile devices
Mobile devices (12.sub.1, 12.sub.2, . . . , 12.sub.n) are handed off in overlapping cells (18.sub.1, 18.sub.2, . . . , 18.sub.n) by tracking a velocity (speed...
Rendering images based on image segmentation
The invention relates to a method for providing rendered images based on image segmentation with determining an edge within the image introduced by boundaries of...
False positive reduction in computer-assisted detection (CAD) with new 3D
A method for computer aided detection (CAD) and classification of regions of interest detected within HRCT medical image data includes post-CAD machine learning...
Restoration of the nuclear medicine 2D planar image by iterative
A medical imaging system (10) includes at least one radiation detection head (16) disposed adjacent a subject receiving aperture (18) to detect radiation from a...
Audio conditioning apparatus, method and computer program product
The audio conditioning apparatus (190) for conditioning an audio signal (O) to be output, contains a noise characterizing unit (106, 112) arranged to evaluate a...
X-ray tube cooling apparatus
A cooling apparatus (10) for X-ray tube inserts (14) is provided. The apparatus comprises a flow director (20) that is configured to direct at least a portion of...
Electron optical apparatus, X-ray emitting device and method of producing
an electron beam
It is described an electron optical arrangement, a X-ray emitting device and a method of creating an electron beam. An electron optical apparatus (1) comprises...
Electron computer tomography method and electron computer tomograph
There is provided an electron computer tomography method for recording a moving object (27), in which an electron beam is deflected onto an anode arc (14) in...
Data processing circuit wherein data processing units communicate via a
A data processing circuit on an integrated circuit and an associated method of processing data in the data processing circuit is provided, the data processing...
Method and recording device for recording marks in an information layer of
an optical record carrier
Recording devices and methods are provided for recording marks on an information layer of a record carrier using a 2T write strategy, which enable recordation of...
Method and apparatus for selecting an optimum write parameter, and optical
recording medium for use by said...
The invention relates to a method for setting an optimum value of a write parameter for use in an optical recording apparatus for writing information on an...
Recordable optical storage systems
A last optimum parameter value control method is disclosed, with a laser parameter value being adjusted in a predetermined sequence at an ADIP/ATIP frame of an...
CD-audio system having electronic shock protection
A CD-Audio System includes a CD-module and a host unit. The CD-module reads audio data from a disc, checks the audio data for errors, and provides the checked...
In a virtual endoscopy method, an unfolding axis (100, 100') substantially along an elongated lumen (150) is divided into axis segments (110). Ray casting...
Driving method for an electrophoretic display with accurate greyscale and
minimized average power consumption
An image is updated on a bi-stable display (310) such as an electrophoretic display in successive frame periods by accessing data defining a set of voltage...
Detection of view mode
A unit for an method of analyzing received image data to determine whether the received image data corresponds to a single-view or to multiple views is...
Active matrix display devices
An active matrix EL display device has pixels comprising an EL display element, a drive transistor and a storage capacitor for storing a voltage to be used for...
Control of current supplied by a transistor to a pixel in an
electroluminescent display device
In an active matrix electroluminescent display device, an overall brightness level of an image to be displayed in a frame period is determined. A drive...
Shimming of electric field for electric properties tomography
A radio frequency coil system (34) used in the context of electric properties tomography (EPT, electrical impedance tomography, EIT, applied potential...
Fluorescent lamp capable of slow release of organic evaporating materials
at low temperature
The present invention relates to a fluorescent lamp including a visible radiation and/or UV-radiation transmissive discharge vessel, at least one luminescent...
Low profile side emission TIR lens for LED
A low profile side-emitting lens for an LED die has two tiers of different waveguides radially extending out from a center side-emitting lens. An LED emits light...
Beverage making device comprising a frothing member
A beverage making device comprising a frothing member (9) for producing froth in the beverage, which device comprises a settling chamber (11) for settling the...
Ultra fine particle sensor
The invention relates to an ultra fine particle sensor (1) for sensing airborne particles with a diameter in a range of approximately 1-500 nm. The sensor...
Encoding and decoding a set of signals
An encoding device (1) and method convert a set of signals (l, r) into a dominant signal (m) containing most signal energy, a residual signal (s) containing a...
Consensual service registration and delivery
A communications system is described wherein consensual push of services from radio beacons (30, 32, 33) to a user's portable device (14) is enabled. The consent...
System and method for diagnosing breast cancer
The invention relates to a system and a method for the investigation of a body volume (3), particularly for the diagnosis of breast cancer According to the...
X-ray tube, x-ray system, and method for generating x-rays
According to an exemplary embodiment an x-ray tube comprises a cathode, rotable disc anode, and a focal spot modulating unit, wherein the cathode is adapted to...
Automatic control of a medical device
System and method for automatic control of processes or application, such as the activation or deactivation of a radiation source for medical purposes. The...
Swept annode CT scanner
A computed tomography method includes rotating an electron beam along an anode (104) disposed about an examination region (112) for a plurality of sampling...
Method for reading/writing data for a disk drive
A method for reading/writing data of a disk drive that includes a spindle motor for rotating a disk and a head for reading/writing data from and to the disk. The...
A method of manufacturing an optical integrator panel is provided. The method comprises the steps of: suspending a plurality of elongate particles in a liquid;...
Circuit arrangement and method of driving a circuit arrangement
The present invention relates to controlling switches in a series connection of electrical devices, in particular to a circuit arrangement, and method of...
Processes of making monohydrate form of magnesium ammonium phosphate and
processes of making paper using same
Processes for producing the monohydrate form of magnesium ammonium phosphate in slurry from use of environmentally friendly reactants are described. Slurry...
Illumination device for illuminating an object
An illumination device (1) for illuminating an object comprising a light source (2) to emit light (21), an adjustable optical element (3) for adjusting the light...
Aerosol powder delivery device
An aerosol powder delivery device, a method of producing or delivering aerosol particles, a method of making a delivery device, and an inhaler kit are provided....
Communication system and method of operating the communicating system
A communication system, for example UMTS (Universal Mobile Telecommunication System), comprises a base station and a plurality of mobile stations. In normal...
Method and device for generating sub-images
In the generating of images by means of a two-dimensional field of image sensors, notably by means of a flat dynamic X-ray detector FDXD, adherence to the...
Recorder and method for recording information on a write once recording
The continuous update of the Recorded Area Indicator on a DVD+R disc leads to a loss in performance of the recorder. If the update is not continuous, the...
Tracking control method for reading/writing optical disk
In a tracking control method for use in an optical disk drive to read/write an optical disk, an open-loop tracking control operation of the optical disk drive is...
Method modular power supply for x-ray tubes and method thereof
A power supply power supply (30) comprising a DC voltage supply, a control unit and a plurality of high voltage channels (33a-33d) is suggested. Each high...