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Systems and methods for guidewire tracking using phase congruency
A method of tracking a guidewire in video imagery includes: obtaining a first video image including pixels associated with features of a guidewire; selecting a...
The object is to ensure that device signals intended, for example, to inform hearing aid wearers about program changes or the end of a battery's life are...
Hearing aid with an optical microphone
A hearing aid is provided. The hearing aid includes at least one optical microphone. The at least one optical microphone comprises an acoustic-optical...
Method for reconstructing a three-dimensional image volume and x-ray
To enable an artifact free reconstruction even in the case of large regions of interest and with scanning paths of below 360.degree., provision is made for a...
Method for compiling computer tomographic representations using a CT
system with at least two angularly offset...
A method is disclosed for compiling computer tomographic representations using a CT system with at least two angularly offset ray sources. A first ray cone with...
Pulse radar ranging system
A pulse radar ranging system having a measurement channel and a reference channel is described. In the measurement channel containing an antenna and a...
Method and apparatus for operation of a piezo-actuator
A piezo-actuator is actuated in a first operating mode (B1) by pulsed supply of a first electrical variable for charging or discharging of the piezo-actuator...
Device for determining a shaft center deviation
The invention relates to a device for determining the center deviation of a shaft (3) comprising a stator (1) in which an exciting winding system provided with a...
System interface and installation with the system interface
It is normal practice in automation to network individual components of an installation via bus lines, with this network carrying out a multiplicity of...
Particles for diagnostic and therapeutic use
Methods, compositions and kits are disclosed. The compositions are light emitting and comprise a polymeric matrix having dissolved therein a photoactive...
Recuperated atmospheric SOFC/gas turbine hybrid cycle
A method of operating an atmospheric-pressure solid oxide fuel cell generator (6) in combination with a gas turbine comprising a compressor (1) and expander (2)...
Combination membrane/biolytic filtration
Described herein are methods and systems for combination membrane/biolytic filtration. In one embodiment a filtration system is operated under suction. The...
Fuel feed unit
A fuel pump unit comprising a housing part (4) arranged between an electric motor (2) and a fuel pump (3). The housing part is provided with expansion joints for...
Turbine blade tip clearance control
A system and method for actively managing blade tip clearances in a turbine engine, particularly under steady state operating conditions such as at base load,...
Temperature determination of an away-facing surface of an object
A method for determining the temperature of an away-facing surface of an object, wherein at least one ultrasonic pulse is transmitted through a surface of the...
Method and apparatus for determination of oscillations on a rotating blade
disc of a turbine
A method for determining oscillations of a rotating blade disc of a turbomachine is provided. The method utilizes the steps including, arranging a substance that...
Method for licensing and/or authorizing access to software modules in a
The invention relates to a switching device for which a license database is used in which the software modules and respective license information associated...
Architecture for a computer-based development environment with
self-contained components and a threading model
A method, a device and a system arrangement are disclosed for generating self-contained software components having in each case synchronous and/or asynchronous...
The invention relates to a device for displaying information, data and/or input elements on an interface (4), in particular on a screen, with at least one...
System and method for updating information
The invention relates to a system and a method for updating information displayed on a client in a process data-driven environment. An updating stamp is provided...
Method and apparatus for selecting a media processor to host a conference
A system, method, apparatus, means, and computer program code for selecting a media processor to host a conference is provided. According to some embodiments, a...
Specification-based automation methods for medical content extraction,
data aggregation and enrichment
A method for knowledge generation from raw medical records uses XML-based specifications. The method includes content extraction, data aggregation and data...
Method and devices for encoding/decoding structured documents,
particularly XML documents
Methods and devices are provided for encoding/decoding structured documents, particularly XML documents, wherein a bit stream or part of a bit stream is produced...
System and method for molecular diagnosis of depression based on boosting
A method for diagnosing depression includes providing surface-enhanced laser desorption/ionization mass spectrometric (SELDI-MS) data of a plurality of proteins,...
Method to input and store data for a clinical study
A method provides for inputting and storing data for a clinical study in a uniform manner by different study locations. Accordingly, the method comprises...
Use of variables in a number of automation systems
There is described a method and system for using at least one variable of a first automation system in a second automation system, with the variable being made...
Device for recording cross-sectional images
In order to improve the quality of cross-sectional images, which have been recorded along a longitudinal axis of a vessel of a body, it is proposed to add...
GPU-based image manipulation method for registration applications
Exemplary systems and methods for performing registration applications are provided. An exemplary system includes a central processing unit (CPU) for...
Trilateral filter for medical diagnostic imaging
A sequence of medical images is filtered. The filtering adapts as a function of spatial closeness, similarity of display values, and temporal vicinity. The...
Fast object detection for augmented reality systems
A detection method is based on a statistical analysis of the appearance of model patches from all possible viewpoints in the scene, and incorporates 3D geometry...
Method for creation of an overview of medical data sets
In a method for creation of an overview of medical data sets, a plurality of medical data sets exist regarding a patient and the data sets are associated with...
Method and apparatus to detect the roughness of vessels
In a method and an apparatus for detecting the roughness of a vessel in a living subject, an in vivo image of an inner contour of the vessel wall is obtained...
Chambers for a hearing instrument shell
A portion of a hearing instrument housing or shell comprises one or more chambers having planar, conical, or convex walls. During assembly, this shape helps...
Method for coding data packets for transmission over an air interface
A method for coding data packets (DP) having at least one control command (S) and one data byte (B). The data packets are divided into sequences of control...
Magnetic resonance method and apparatus for generating different weighted
images from the same magnetic...
In a method and an apparatus for acquiring magnetic resonance data, a region of a subject is exposed to a spin echo magnetic resonance pulse sequence that...
Electrical machine having a three-phase winding system
The electrical machine has a stator, which comprises thirty-six slots and thirty-six teeth with an alternating sequence and a winding system (10) which is...
Housing for an electrical machine
The housing of an electrical machine should, despite efficient cooling, be provided with a more compact design. To this end, the invention provides that the...
Electrical-discharge-inhibiting conformable layer for use in inner-cooled
A conformable layer (14) for inhibiting electrical discharge between vent tubes (16) and strands (12) in an inner-cooled coil (5). The conformable layer...
Subsurface inclusion of fugitive objects and methodology for strengthening
a surface bond in a hybrid ceramic...
A hybrid ceramic matrix composite (CMC) structure 10 and method for fabricating such an structure are provided. A CMC substrate 12 includes layers 16, 18, 20 of...
Method for the manufacture of an insulation board
In a method for the production of an insulated plate for a gradient coil, bodies that serve as spacers for the creation of flow paths for a casting resin are...
Method for adapting a rinsing program in a dishwasher machine, and
corresponding dishwasher machine
A method for adapting a rinsing program in a dishwasher machine, and a dishwashing machine configured to perform the method, the method enabling the rinsing...
Device and method for the quantitative determination of nitrogen oxides in
exhaled air and application thereof
A volumetric flow of an analyte, including exhaled air, is fed to a gas sensor unit by used of gas flow device, which can include various sensors for the...
Medical device for removing a vascular occlusion
Device for removing a complete vascular occlusion using a CTO catheter, at the distal end of which are disposed stretching tongs and IVUS monitoring, whereby the...
Turbine airfoil with controlled area cooling arrangement
A gas turbine airfoil (10) includes a serpentine cooling path (32) with a plurality of channels (34,42,44) fluidly interconnected by a plurality of turns (38,40)...
Cooling of turbine blade suction tip rail
A turbine blade including an airfoil, the airfoil including an airfoil outer wall having pressure and suction sidewalls joined together at chordally spaced apart...
Storage compartment for a refrigeration device
A storage compartment for a refrigeration device, including a frame that having at least two elongated arms lying at a distance from one another forming an...
Device for separating overlapping, flat items of mail
A device for separating overlapping, flat items of mail in an upright position in a transport path has separating sections arranged in the transport path and...
Drive mechanism for a down draft vent system
The invention relates to a drive mechanism for a down draft vent system (8) comprising a retractable down draft vent screen (10) which can be moved between an...
System and method for assembling a structure
Certain exemplary embodiments can comprise a system comprising a first bracket, which can be adapted to be coupled to a first pole. The first bracket can...
Method and device for transporting multiple items
A method and device are provided for transporting items, in particular postal consignments. A transport process is performed from an intermediate store to a...