Philips Electronics patent applications published on 16 October 2008

100 US patent applications published on 16 October 2008 and assigned to Philips Electronics

1 20080256604 System for Managing Proprietary Data
2 20080256600 Device, System and Method for Determining Authenticity of an Item
3 20080256590 Portable Control Device for Controlling Playback Streams in Distributed System
4 20080256579 Assisted User Control in Recommenders
5 20080256576 Method and Apparatus for Detecting Content Item Boundaries
6 20080256490 Decision-Based Displays for Medical Information Systems
7 20080256488 Method and Apparatus for Enabling Browsing of Images
8 20080256284 Simulation Circuit of Pci Express Endpoint and Downstream Port for a Pci Express Switch
9 20080256278 Method and System for Bus Arbitration
10 20080256261 Proximity Detection Method
11 20080256168 Target Class Addressing of Updates in Ambient Databases
12 20080256144 Storage Profile Generation for Network-Connected Portable Storage Devices
13 20080256100 System and Method for Using Content Features and Metadata of Digital Images to Find Related Audio Accompaniment
14 20080256032 Hierarchical Playlist Generator
15 20080256005 Method for Programming by Rehearsal
16 20080255955 Weight Management System with Simple Data Input
17 20080255625 System and Method for Providing Event Summary Information Using an Encoded Ecg Waveform
18 20080255548 Hair Shortening Device
19 20080255547 Uv Lamp for Treatment of the Skin
20 20080255452 Methods and Apparatus For Performing Enhanced Ultrasound Diagnostic Breast Imaging
21 20080255448 User Interface System and Method for Creating and Managing Ultrasound Measurement-Based Calculations in Ultrasound Imaging System
22 20080255432 Patient Monitor with User-Defined Monitored Parameters
23 20080255007 Substrate Material For Handling and Analyzing Samples
24 20080254946 Electronic Device and Method for Reproducing a Human Perceptual Signal
25 20080254568 Composition and Method of Forming a Device
26 20080254407 Actuation System for Personal Care Appliance Using Linear Actuators
27 20080253640 Method and System for Pet Image Reconstruction Using a Surogate Image
28 20080253639 System and Method for Acquiring Magnetic Resonance Imaging (Mri) Data
29 20080253634 Method and Apparatus for Predicting Enhancement in Angiography
30 20080253617 Method and Apparatus for Determining the Shot Type of an Image
31 20080253589 Ultrasound Imaging System with Voice Activated Controls Using Remotely Positioned Microphone
32 20080253578 Method of and Device for Generating and Processing Parameters Representing Hrtfs
33 20080253558 Polynomial-Based Key Distribution System and Method
34 20080253552 Acoustic Echo Canceller
35 20080253532 Dose Rate Control in an X-Ray System
36 20080253519 Automatic Control of a Medical Device
37 20080253515 Apparatus and Method for Correction of Extension of X-Ray Projections
38 20080253509 Acquisition Parameter Optimization For Csct
39 20080253507 Computed Tomography Detector Using Thin Circuits
40 20080253504 Quantitative Material Decomposition for Spectral Ct
41 20080253503 Ct-Imaging System
42 20080253502 Method and Device for the Iterative Reconstruction of Cardiac Images
43 20080253476 Method and System for Enabling Collusion Resistant Watermarking
44 20080253472 Uart-Encoded Pulse-Modulation Technique
45 20080253455 High Frame Motion Compensated Color Sequencing System and Method
46 20080253447 Video Transcoding with Selection of Data Portions to be Processed
47 20080253445 Color Conversion Unit for Reduced Fringing
48 20080253442 Data Processing Apparatus
49 20080253438 Near-Minimum Bit-Error Rate Equalizer Adaptation
50 20080253347 Notification of Incumbent Users in Dynamic Spectrum Access Wireless Systems
51 20080253341 Method for Improving Self-Coexistence of Wireless Communication Networks
52 20080253324 Multiple Channel Communication
53 20080253315 Communication Network and a Communication Element and Method of Operation Thereof
54 20080253303 Method to Determine a Relative Position of Devices in a Network and Network of Devices for Carrying Out the Method
55 20080253272 REWRITABLE OPTICAL DATA STORAGE MEDIUM AND USE OF SUCH A MEDIUM
56 20080253268 Method and System for Recording Data by a Plurality of Laser Beams on an Optical Disc
57 20080253262 Multi Layer Variable Refractive Index Unit
58 20080253257 Phase-Conjugate Read-Out in a Holographic Data Storage
59 20080253243 Controlling an Optical Disc Drive
60 20080253154 Inrush Current Limiter Device and Power Factor Control (Pfc) Circuit Having an Improved Inrush Current Limiter Device
61 20080253130 Light Source and Method of Providing a Bundle of Light
62 20080253127 Led Lighting Module
63 20080253119 Lamp Assembly
64 20080253118 High Brightness Light Emitting Diode Device
65 20080253106 Uv Activated Electronic Window
66 20080252989 Variable Focus Lens
67 20080252986 Thin and Efficient Light Collimating Device
68 20080252960 Optical Element
69 20080252955 STEREOSCOPIC DISPLAY APPARATUS AND SYSTEM
70 20080252833 Mirror Device With a Switchable Cholesteric Filter
71 20080252832 Image Display Apparatus
72 20080252822 Image Display Apparatus
73 20080252781 Imcorporation and Extraction of a Seed Linked to a Television Signal for Pseudo-Random Noise Generation
74 20080252725 Method and Device for Tracking a Movement of an Object or of a Person
75 20080252679 Ink Jet Device for the Controlled Positioning of Droplets of a Substance Onto a Substrate, Method for the Controlled Positioning of Droplets of a Substrate, and Use of an Ink Jet Device
76 20080252658 Method of Converting Signals For Multi-Primary Color Display
77 20080252639 Switchable Display Device
78 20080252638 Cost Effective Rendering for 3D Displays
79 20080252607 Image Display That Moves Physical Objects and Causes Tactile Sensation
80 20080252606 Display Device
81 20080252591 Distributing and Driving Light Sources of Backlights
82 20080252573 Transistor Control Circuits and Control Methods, and Active Matrix Display Devices Using the Same
83 20080252571 Method of Compensating an Aging Process of an Illumination Device
84 20080252427 Using Tags to Modify Program Behavior
85 20080252416 Electronic Device
86 20080252381 Transformer Circuit
87 20080252351 Generating a Pulse Signal with a Modulated Duty Cycle
88 20080252291 High Angular Resolution Diffusion Weighted Mri
89 20080252288 Magnetic Sensor Device with Filtering Means
90 20080252233 Universal Line Voltage Dimming Method and System
91 20080252232 Magnetic Ballast Fault Isolation System and Method
92 20080252227 Method and Circuit for Driving Gas Discharge Lamps Using a Single Inverter
93 20080252205 Large Area Organic Diode Device and a Method of Manufacturing It
94 20080251907 Electronic Device With Stress Relief Element
95 20080251809 Light-Emitting Diode
96 20080251709 Pmt Gain and Energy Calibrations Using Lutetium Background Radiation
97 20080251434 Manually Operable Water Purifying Device
98 20080251286 Method For Increasing a Routing Density For a Circuit Board and Such a Circuit Board
99 20080250937 System for Preparing a Beverage Comprising a Beverage Maker and a Cartridge that is Removably Arranged in the Beverage Maker
100 20080250913 Sound Synthesis