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Mechanical structure including a layer of polymerised liquid crystal and
method of manufacturing such
A mechanical structure comprises an element which is moveable by nonmechanical means, such as heat or radiation, between a first state having a first shape and a...
A display system has a display device arranged to generate a first view in a first direction relative to the display device and to generate a second view in a...
Blue LED with phosphor layer for producing white light and different
phosphor in outer lens for reducing color...
A technique for forming a white light LED is disclosed. In one embodiment, the LED emits blue light. A first phosphor for producing red, yellow, yellow-green, or...
A colored glass has a formula of R'.sub.20--RO--SiO.sub.2, wherein R' is an alkali metal element and R is an alkaline earth metal element. The colored glass...
Iso-centering a volume of interest (VOI) (170) within a patient (168) to undergo examination on a rotational X-ray apparatus (100) is achieved by taking two...
Controlled lighting methods and apparatus
Provided herein are methods and systems for providing controlled lighting, including methods and systems for providing both white and non-white colored lighting,...
Illumination device including a color selecting panel for recycling
An illumination source includes at least one light emitting diode, e.g., in array of LEDs that produce short wavelength light. One or more wavelength converting...
Side opening pack blank design
A cigarette package, which includes an outer box and an inner frame. The outer box includes a lower box portion and a side opening hinged lid. The inner frame...
Device for bonding two plate-shaped objects
A method for bonding two plate-shaped objects (5) with an adhesive which is cured by ultraviolet light irradiation and by heating. The two plate-shaped objects...
Implantable devices, systems, and methods for maintaining desired
orientations in targeted tissue regions
At least one elongated body is sized and configured for implantation in a desired orientation in an epiglottis and/or in a muscle along an upper respiratory...
An activity monitor is provided that reduces the amount of power consumed during a monitoring operation.
Configurable data processing device with bit reordering on inputs and
outputs of configurable logic function blocks
A data processing device has a configurable functional unit for executing an instruction according to a configurable function. The configurable functional unit...
Multi-feature time filtering for enhancing structures in noisy images
A method for enhancing objects of interest represented on a moving background in a sequence of noisy images, and for displaying the sequence of enhanced images,...
Electrical contacts for a semiconductor light emitting apparatus
A process for forming electrical contacts for a semiconductor light emitting apparatus is disclosed. The light emitting apparatus has a first layer of first...
A display device such as a light box comprises: a housing; a light source accommodated in this housing; and at least one diffusely translucent display face...
Incorporation of lead actor information for TV recommenders
A program recommender (300) that receives one or more starring actor data fields for a program. The recommender adjusts one or more of the received starring...
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...