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MIcrofabricated ultrasonic transducers with curvature and method for
making the same
The present invention provides a microfabricated ultrasonic transducer with curvature. The curvature is made possible by thinning the substrate such that it is...
Diagnosis of an automation system
The invention relates to a method, a computer program product and an engineering system for creating a diagnostic model of an automation system made up of...
Computerized search system for medication and other items
A search system finds an order to provide an item. The search system includes a repository including a plurality of records identifying a corresponding plurality...
Method and apparatus for compressing log record information
The present invention relates to a method and apparatus for compressing a log record information provided e.g. to a monitoring system. Frequent patterns in the...
Decoder for a system with H-ARQ with cross-packet coding
An H-ARQ system wherein the transmission of two consecutive, or sequential, blocks of information bits are considered jointly; i.e., one of the blocks of...
Method and device for simulating an automation system
A method and a device for simulating an automation system are disclosed. The aim of the invention is to allow an automation system to be simulated in such a way...
Method for locating a medical instrument during an intervention performed
on the human body
The invention relates to a method for locating a medical instrument during an intervention performed on the human body using an X-ray image recording system and...
Method for localizing a medical instrument introduced into the body of an
A method for localizing a medical instrument introduced into the body of a patient, comprising: arranging at least four electrodes on the body of the patient,...
Method and apparatus for determining the concentration of a substance in a
body material by means of...
At least one embodiment of the present application relates to a method and/or an apparatus for determining the concentration of a substance in a body material...
Multi-modality method and software for representation and evaluation of
extremity exposures of...
In a multi-modality method for representing functional and morphological exposures of an extremity of patients exhibiting arthritis/arthrosis, and corresponding...
Field emission cathode and x-ray tube embodying same
A field emission cathode has a field emitter and an extraction grid, and the field emitter and the extraction grid can be moved relative to one another. Such a...
X-ray facility with error protection circuit
The invention relates to a residual-current circuit breaker for an X-ray device. In one embodiment, the residual-current circuit breaker comprises at least one...
Controller for a radio-frequency amplifier
A controller for an RF amplifier, in particular for an RF amplifier of an MR tomograph, contains an RF control element that finely adjusts an RF signal requiring...
Cross layer network optimization for OFDMA systems using message passing
A method determines channel state information of a channel of a wireless network. Each of the wireless devices is configured to operate over the wireless...
Systems and methods of non-rigid volume registration
A method and system of volume deformation, including accessing a tree structure for a set of deformation maps. The tree structure is traversed for each voxel in...
System and method for selection of points of interest during quantitative
analysis using a touch screen display
A system for selecting points of interest on an anatomical image includes a main image display; a touch-screen display; a processing unit; and a network...
Scattered light smoke detector
A scattered light smoke detector containing an optoelectronical assembly for measuring scatter signals detected below at least one forward scatter angle and at...
Capacitive proximity switch, and domestic appliance equipped with the same
A capacitive proximity switch has an electrically conductive sensor surface, which is covered by an electrically non-conductive covering plate and which serves...
Devices, systems, and methods for producing an electric motor
Certain exemplary embodiments comprise an electric motor that comprises a stiff shaft. The electric motor can have an output rating that is greater than...
The invention relates to an electric appliance (1) which comprises a machine module (2) provided with an electric machine (3) comprising a stator (4) and a...
Cooling device of an electrical machine
The invention relates to a cooling device (1,2) pertaining to an electrical machine (10), said cooling device (1,2) comprising at least one rod-shaped...
Drive system for scanning device and method of scanning a patient
A scanning device and a drive system for a scanning device having a first detector and a second detector are provided, which include a base and a mounting plate...
Device for presorting separated thin postal items
A device for presorting separated thin postal items to sorting final position areas of a postal item sorting machine according to the read distributing...
Composite insulation tape with loaded HTC materials
In one embodiment of the present invention as used for impregnating a composite tape (56) with HTC particles provides for permeating a fabric layer (51) of the...
Contrast imaging beam sequences for medical diagnostic ultrasound
A transmit sequence for contrast agent imaging that improves sensitivity and minimizes image artifacts. The number of pulses and the interleaving of spatially...
Cyclical information determination with medical diagnostic ultrasound
Without using ECG input signals or processor intensive correlation, cyclical timing is determined from ultrasound data. Cyclical timing includes determining the...
Consumable insert and method of using the same
A consumable insert (10) formed of material particles (14) contained within a sheath (12). The particles may be a melting point depressant that has a...
Method of on-line turbine blade slope and sensor position verification
A method of monitoring vibrations in a blade structure of a turbine including generating signals from a sensor located adjacent to a radial outer edge of the...
Pillow for a patient during a medical procedure
An accessory for a patient's use during a medical procedure is disclosed. The accessory includes a pillow that has an inner material and an outer material. The...
Computer aided design system having business process attributes
A digital design system 10 is described which includes a user interface 12 that is used to interact with a digital data set 14. The digital model data set 14 is...
System and method for configuring nodes in a network
A network tool is provided for use when replacing devices in an automatically controlled distributed processing system. The network tool reestablishes all or a...
System and method for providing diagnosis information
The invention relates to a method for generating a system for providing diagnosis information, and to a corresponding system. The aim of the invention is to...
Method, device, and system for verifying points determined on an elliptic
Conventional cryptographic methods that are based on elliptic curves are prone to side-channel attacks. Previously known methods for preventing side-channel...
Device and method for controlling a passenger protection system of a
A device for controlling a passenger protection system of a motor vehicle includes at least one structure-borne noise sensor, used to receive body vibrations,...
System and method for augmented reality navigation in a medical
A method for augmented reality navigation of a medical intervention includes providing a stereoscopic head mounted display, the display including a pair of...
Seed segmentation using l.sub..infin. minimization
A computer readable medium embodying instructions executable by a processor to perform a method for seeded image segmentation using l.sub..infin. minimization,...
Efficient kernel density estimation of shape and intensity priors for
level set segmentation
Methods and systems for image segmentation are disclosed. A nonlinear statistical shape model of an image is integrated with a non-parametric intensity model to...
Probabilistic minimal path for automated esophagus segmentation
A segmentation of the esophagus from image data by specifying only the two end points is disclosed. Surrounding structures are used as high-level constraints to...
Method and apparatus for detecting blood vessel boundaries using
multi-scale mean-shift ray propagation
Disclosed is a method and system for detecting a boundary of a vessel in an image. Edges in the image are detected. Edge detection is based on the change in...
Hearing device with ear canal microphone
A hearing device with a plastic mold arranged in the ear, in other words a hearing device shell or an otoplastic, features a loudspeaker in its interior. A...
Method and module for direct dialing
Method and module for the direct dialing from a first subscriber with a first terminal (1) in a telephone system (20a) to a second subscriber with a number of...
Model-based heart reconstruction and navigation
A method to obtain a patient based organ model from patient data, having steps of obtaining a computerized organ model based upon at least one data set of...
Method, network device and user station for allocating resources to
frequency bands of radio communication system
Resources of two frequency division duplex (FDD) frequency bands at a distance from each other are allocated for transmissions by a time division duplex (TDD)...
Cooling arrangement for electrical components arranged in a housing of a
soft starter, and a soft starter
A cooling arrangement is disclosed for electrical components which are arranged in a housing of a soft starter which in particular may be designed for operation...
Method and device for the display of images
A device for the display of images with a data processing system is provided. The device includes a display device; a memory storing an original image comprising...
Range-peeling for punching masks in volume rendering
Rendering with a punching mask is performed without voxelization. A plurality of sub-volumes are identified as a function of the punching mask. The sub-volumes...
Medical diagnostic imaging three dimensional navigation device and methods
A physical 3D volume object is manipulated to navigate through a volume image. The orientation of the volume object, such as a cube or other shaped device, is...
Design and method for keeping electrical contacts closed during short
An electrical contact assembly resists blow-open under conditions of increased current flow. The contact assembly includes parallel conducting surfaces on fixed...
B0 field drift correction in a temperature map generated by magnetic
In a method to correct a B0 field drift in a temperature map exposure obtained by magnetic resonance tomography as well as a device to implement such a method, a...
Method for processing a distortion-corrected 2D or 3D reconstruction image
recorded by a magnetic resonance device
In one embodiment a method for processing a reconstruction image is disclosed. The method includes recording the reconstruction image by a magnetic resonance...