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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...
LED assembly and module
A light emitting diode (LED) assembly and module including a substrate (48) having opposing first and second sides (50, 52); a capacitor (32) having first and...
Non-volatile ferroelectric thin film device using an organic ambipolar
semiconductor and method for processing...
A non-volatile ferroelectric memory device is proposed which comprises a combination of an organic ferroelectric polymer with an organic ambipolar semiconductor....
LED-based fixtures and related methods for thermal management
LED-based lighting fixtures suitable for general illumination in surface-mount or suspended installations, in which heat dissipation properties of the fixtures...
Amphiphile-modified sorbents in smoking articles and filters
Smoking articles which involve the use of amphiphile-modified sorbents are disclosed. The amphiphile-modified sorbent has at least one amphiphilic compound bound...
Method for producing a tobacco rod with a hollow passageway extending
The present invention is directed at various apparatus and methods for forming a sealed hollow core tobacco rod. The methods of the invention at least comprise...
Subject table for isolation environment
A subject loading system is provided for moving a subject disposed in an isolation zone into and out of a diagnostic system disposed outside the isolation zone....
Solid state lighting spot
Error correction scheme for a disc-playing system
The present invention provides an error correcting method and apparatus for correcting errors in content. In accordance with a method embodiment, a method is...
Method and system for selling an additive for a product
The invention relates to a method and system (100) for selling an additive (101) for a product (102). Additives are consumer goods which are used in conjunction...
Method for recording information on a record medium, record medium
containing information, and method and...
A method is described for recording an audiovisual information stream comprising a plurality of alternative parts (VS1; VS2; VS3) and at least one common part...
Visual watermark in both data area and inner-ring of record carrier
A record carrier including a data area for storing data in the form of marks, in which the data is encoded by means of a channel code, wherein a parameter of the...
Stereo tube computed tomography
A computed tomography system includes at least two x-ray sources (108), a at least one common detector (124), and a reconstruction system (136). The at least two...
Individual interleaving of data streams for MIMO transmission
The present invention, generally speaking, provides interleavers and methods of interleaving that satisfy the need for backward compatibility while effectively...
Method of connecting a new device to existing network
In a centralized radio network consisting of several devices one device acts as master or network coordinator and has a transmission range. Basically, other...
3D video conferencing
A 3D video conferencing station includes a video camera for capturing video signals and a depth map calculator for creating a depth map of a user of the 3D video...
Lighting assembly and method of operating a discharge lamp
A lighting assembly, a driver circuit, and a method of operating a discharge lamp are described. A discharge lamp (10) comprises a discharge vessel (14) with at...
There is elucidated a device (10) comprising first and second magnetic cores (30, 40; 30a, 30b, 30c, 40a, 40b, 40c) forming a magnetic circuit. The circuit...
Fabricating a set of semiconducting nanowires, and electric device
comprising a set of nanowires
The method of fabricating semiconducting nanowires having a desired wire diameter includes providing pre-fabricated semiconducting nanowires, at least one...
A backlight arrangement (100) comprising at least a light source (101) and a waveguide plate (102) comprising a front surface (104) and an opposing back surface...
Beverage supplying device having a drip tray comprising a convex droplet
A coffee maker with a drip tray (9) which serves for receiving coffee droplets falling from an outlet member of the coffee maker when a path between the outlet...
Method for synthesizing speech
The present invention relates to a method for analyzing speech, the method comprising the steps of: a) inputting a speech signal, b) obtaining the first harmonic...
Self-storing medical electrodes
The present invention provides a self-storing medical electrode (10) that does not require packaging, enclosures, or other means to house and to protect various...
Ghost artifact reduction for rendering 2.5D graphics
An image processing system for performing a transformation of an input image associated with an input viewpoint to an output image associated with an output...
Method, a system and a computer program for integration of medical
diagnostic information and a geometric model...
The system 10 comprises an input 2 for accessing the suitable input data. The core of the system 10 is formed by a processor 4 which is arranged to operate the...
Device and method for combining two images
Images of static vascular maps (B), which were taken at different phases of the cardiac cycle and/or the respiratory cycle and were archived in a memory (6), are...
Smart radiation detector module
An ionizing radiation detector module (22) includes a detector array (200), a memory (202), signal processing electronics (208), a communications interface...